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TIII3 DI3PATC1I FOUNDISU 1860. WHOLE NU.HMUK, 17,5,10. RICHMOND, VA., SATURDAY, J\[AY 4, 1907. PEICE TWO CENTS. BRILLIANT OPERA PRESENTED HERE Second Night of May Fes? tival Notable in thc Club's History. HEARD IN SOUTH FOR FIRST TIME .Work of Great French Composcr Is Enthusiastically Received. Children's Chorus Fcature of Concert in After? noon?Program for To-Day. PROGRAM FOR TO-DAY AFTERNOON. Symphony Concert by Boston Fes? tival Orchestra, dlrected bv Emll Mol lenhauer, Bololst, Mlsa Maud Powell, vlollnlst. NIGHT. Wagner C&nceftr?Mra. Oroca Bon nor Willlams, soprano; Mine. Floren'-o Mulford, rhezzo-aoprano; Herr Alols Burgstnller, tenorj Mr. Julian Walker bass; Mr. Henri O. Scott, bass. Wed nesday club Chorus; Boston Festival Wlth a splendid productlon of Salnt Eaens's llttle-known, but none tho les3 Important, opera, "Samson and Deli lah," and a brilliant audlenco, whlch, II anything, ocllpscd that of tho open? ing nlglit, the Wednesday Club brought tho second day of lts fourtecnth May Festival to u notable close that prom ].-? ii much for the remainlng concerts, and that will of ltself distlnguish thu ycar's program as one of tho chlut eventa ln all tho musical history of Itlchmond. In more wayfl than one tho second day of tln- festival proved ltself worthy of n lasilng place in thu memory ot those who composed the two great au diencea that fllled the Academy of Music. In th" afternoon the Children's Chorus. always popular, and descrvedly so, ndib il new laurela to its record, and under the sklUTul direction of Mr. Walter C. Mercer, proved itself moro than equal to the work nsaignod to lt At night the magniflcent opera of tho great French composcr was pre sented ln the South for th?. firtt time, nn.l tbe brilliant mannor in which lt wns handlod mado the event one of hignal Importance. What might hnve boon lacking nn tho openlng night w.js nbundantly supplled here. Tho urtlsts dld exceptlonally well, and wlth ;? thorough appreclation of tho dramatle powers of the opera. fur which it ls boted. often aroused thc audlenco to a b:gh pltch of enthusiasm. Tho choral ivork was hlghly credltahle to Dr. IX. II. Peters. conductor of tho Wednesday Club, and the orchestration was so tiotablo as to attract general cotnment Work of Ariists. Tho opera Is ono nf the best examples of tho modorn French school. nnd poa sesses an added Interest from the fact that its composer has but recently made a trliimphant tour of thla coun? try. Last nlght's performanco was tho lirst given in thls aectlon. Though in? tended to bo sung wlth costumes and stage Hcttiiigs it is equally vell adapt ed to tho concert platfortiu lt is re markahlo fnr itK dramatle power, its brilliant arias for tenor, baritone and soprano, and Its superb orchestral ef? fects. Tho principals taklng part were Mme. Mulford, mezzo-soprano; Mr. E, do Gogorz, baritone; Mr. Dan Beddoe, tenor, and Mr. Julian Walker, bass. Mmo. Mulford made her bow to a Rlchmond audlonco and scored an om phatlc trlumph. She dlsclosed an un usually sweet mezzo-soprano of much power and feeling, with the adued (Itialltles of pcrsonal charm. In tho scones with Samson sho rose wlth tho titmost ease to tho posslonato climaxes, nnd rendered tho moro subduod por tlo,na wlth equal offectlvenoss. Tho famlllar arla "My Heart Opons Wldo At Thy Volco," frequently heard In concert. was received wlth a troinen doua outburst of applauso. Mr. de Oogorza repeoted the triumph ho has won on his former appeardnces hero, and hls slhglng wiih regardod by many aH tho featuro of tho oven? lng. He Is ono of tho bost concert sing ers In Now Vork to-day, and hls yolcc and method comparo favorably wlth the best opera singers oji the stage. Mr. Beddoe's slnglng was much but? ter compared with tho meagre op? portunity hu had Thursday ovenlng and though tho rolo was a long aml aidiiouH ono hls volco showed no slgnt of fatigue at tlio end. Mr. AValker bad practically no chanco to demonstratc his, ablllty ln tho small rolo oi Ablmelech, not appearing nt all excopt ln the lirst act. The cluh was at lts best. The admlr able chorus work was frequently ap plauded to tho echo. The orchestration furnished ono of the chief featuret of tho opera and taxed tlio powers oi Mr. Mollenhauer's muslcians to tho ut moBt. That' they splondidly measuret up to tho opportunity all aro agrood The muslo doscrlptivo of tho storm ant Oriental prolude in tho third act wore ?uperbly rendered. Dr. Peters deserves tho highest con gratula'tious for tho mnstorly manhei In whlch lio eonducted botli chorus anc orchestra. Opinion of Musician. Speaklng in detall of tho work o tho several ariists, a prominent Hlch mond musician last night sald: "Slgfnor Oogorza was oaslly tho sta of the evening. lils interpretatlon o tho part of tho hlgh pr-lost was ver, flno und ho added innnonsoly to th Interest of tho opera. "Mr. Walkor, though ovldontly suf ferlng from a cold, sang tlio pnrt o Ablmelech and of tho aged Hebrew wit good tasto, and In apite of tho dlfllcul tlos undor whleh ho labored, provo hlmsolf to bo au artist. "Mr. Boddoo mado nn nocoptablo j-Jair son. ''Mmo, Mulford, though possossln polthoi" a volce of tho roqulalte powe to all tlmes llvo ovor tho orchostn nor a thoroughly- compruhcnalve Idc (Contlnued on Socond Pago,) NO OCCASION 'FORSTATEMENT BY PRESIDENT Mr. Roosevelt Says He Will Not Rcitcrate Dcclaratiori as to the Third Term. WASH INGTON, Mny .'!.?Tlio state iiiont wns authorttatlvoly mado to-dny that tho Presldont, at present, had no Intentlon of rcltorating hla doclaratlbn rnado on election nlght in Novombor, 1004, that undor no clreutnstunt'os would he be n cnndldato for or ac? cept nnother nomlnatlon. Reports of thls chnrncter liavo been oiirront re? cently antl havo been brought to tho Presldont'a attentlon, but from what lio has told thoso closo to him ho haa no such Idea ln his mind, feeling tliat thero Is no necesslty fo rsucli u roltora tion on hls part. Tbe Washington Star printed the fol? lowing last evenlng: .'? roin un authority protty closo to tho Whlto House lt ls stated that tho Pres. Ident proposes, at an approprlato tlme bofore long. to reitcrate hls declaratlon of election nlght. 1004, that under ihj clrcumstances would ho agaln be a can? didate for President, nnd would not ac? cept a nomlnatlon. Tho President dl_ llkes to tio thls, lnasmuch as he thlnks tho country should tako hlm at hla word, but ho is Informed tbat cvery where people hoaltate to form a choicc for tho Republican nomlnatlon, bocauaa thoy have nn idea that ho cnn bo in tlpccd to accept another nomlnatlon. It ia for the purposo of BOttlng at rest thia doubt tliat tho President wlll (od as soon aa tho occaslon is considered fitting. He ti.inks that another declar? atlon from him will put a stop to fur? ther uso of hls name. ? SERIOUS RIOTS BY HINDU MOBS Anti-European Feeling Due to lhe Influcnce o? Agiiators. ALLAHABAD, BRITISH IKDIA, Mny 3.?Seriotia anU-ESuropean riots have oc :urred at Rawalplndl. Punjab. A Hlndu mob burned two bungr.lowa. plllagcd the mlsslon churches, looted tbe post-otneo, burned a garago and all tlie motar cars in it, destroyed the plant of a power us,, and smashed the windows M t_e redldences of many Kuropeans. Arni.-i. poiice evcntually obtalne.l tho upper hand and' dlsporsed the riotors. The. town lt now patrpled by a si-uadron of the U-ntti Tho oiithr.nk at Hawalplndl ia attrib ttted to the inoondlary inlluencu of well known agitators, who havo boen maKint speechoa throughout the Punjab, aw who also aro held responstble for th? recent outbroak at Lahore. Hawalplndl Is a fortlillod town pf tht Ptinlab, '?apital of Uawalplndi dlvisio: and district, and has a population 0 alxjut 90,000. Tho Hawalplndl divlsion lias about 5,500,000 lnhnbitants. i TWO KILLED IN REVOLVER DUEL Xegro Shot Railroad Agent, Wh( Returned Fire, ancl Both . Expired. BIRMINGHAM, ALA.. May 3.?A Woodstock to-day Frank Rlchardson a negro, shot and mortahy woundei J. E. Sullivan agent of tiio Alabnmi Grent Southorn Railroad, and in tun was shot and instantly killed by Sul livan. Sullivan waa brought hore tt a hospital, and dlod four hours later. Rlchardson was prepanng to shl| somo household goods to Columbus Mlss., and a rate had been quoted tt him. He clalmod that tho rate wa; excesslve, and that he had previous!; had a lower rate. Tho Ile was passed nnd tho negro 'showed fight. whei Sulllvan stepped into his office to gc his gun. Aa he returnod he shot Sul livnn in tho abdomon, whereupon Sul llvan began shootlng, kllliiig tho negrt at tho second shot. GUATEMALA IS MAKING AMENDS Apologizes to Mexico for Sayinj It Was Harboring an Assassin. MEXICO CITY, Mny 3.?Guatemali lias npologized to tho Moxican gov ernment for inslnuntlng tbat tho Moxl can legation at Giiatemala Clty wn harboring the men who are suspectec of attempting to nssassinato Fresldon Cabrera, of Guntemnla, last Montla; morning. MJnlster of Foreign Affairs Marlscn gavo out tliis informatlon late to-da, in a dlspateh from Jllnlster Gamboi now at Guatemala Clty. Tho Inclden is now ? closed to tho satisfacton u the Moxlcan government. . Tlio question of extradition of Jos Ltma, charged with compllclty In th assasslnation of tho former Prealdon of Guatcmala, Muntial Barillas, whil tho latter was under tho proteotton c tlio Moxican tlag, ia still pending, DR. WATSON SICK ANDCANNOTCOMI Famous Scotch Author and Mii ister Unable to Visit Richmond Next Week. Rev, Dr. W, W. Moore, prosldont t Union Thcologlcal Semlnnry, has r< cotved a letter from Rov. Dr. Joh Watson ("lun Muclnron"), statlng th; Uo has had a aiuldon and dnngorpi illnoss at Mt. Pleasunt, Ta., nnd is foi blddon to lecture for tho noxt thn wooks. Throforo he wlll not bo ub' to speak beforo tho graduatlng clas of tho Semltuu-y on Wednosituy, Mn 8th. Tho addross to tho class wlll l dellvored by Rov. Dr. A. T, Grahai of Davidson Collego, N. C. Sl Lteut.-Gov. Gray, of Ala? bama, Tcstifies in Be? half of Prisoner CITY PIIYSICIANS TOOK SAME VIEW Believe That Paying Tellcr of Birmingham. Bank, Wlio Em bczzled Sioo.ooo, Was of Un sound Mind?Wanted. to Corner World's Cotton Market. BIRMINGHAM, ALA., May 3.?The tlilrd dny of thu trial In the Federal court of Alexnnder It. Chlsolm, former paylng-teller of th0 First Natlonal Bank, charged wlth havlng embezzled 5100,000 ol thq banks funds, whlch he ls alleged to havo lost In cotton speculatlon, opened wlth Dr. Charles Wh'elan on tho wltness stand. Or, Whelan wus formerly clty pliyslclan of Hinnlnghnm. Ho doscrlbed hla flrst meeting wlth Chlsolm In Jall, when tho defendant began to talk of cotton gpectilatlon. He had concluded the defendant wus a deluslonlst, and Kiiv.- lt as his opinion that Chlsolm was Insaile, "provided ho was slncero ln hls professions of an ablllty to speculate auccessfully In cotton." Lleutonant-Governor Henry B. Gray testilled to belng a stockholder ln the First National Bank, and sald ho no tlced a very porccptible change ln the defendant some tlmo prior to lils arrest. He thought Chlsolm was overworked and had too much rosponslblllty for a young man. An objectlon to tho ques? tion as to whether or not Chlsolm, ln thc opinion of tho wltness, waa Insane wus BUBtolned, but later th? government walved objectlon, and Lluutenant-Gov ernor Cruy Eald: "Based on what afterwards transplred, I <hlnk thc defendant was mentally un baianced." The court ruled the answer out aa not belng ln dlrect response to the questlon. John b. Balrd, a bank clerk and friend, went wlth Chlsolm on hls vaca? tlon last Bummcr. Chlsolm had declared. Balrd. sald. that ho wns going to mako a "kllllng" when they reached New York. At the opening of tho afternoon ses? slon, H. H. AVhlte. Superlntendent of the Government Insane Asylum. at Washlngton, who testlfled as an exp'-rt in the Thaw trial, was called to tlio stand. Ho defined deluslons and va ius mental dlsorders. MORSE STEAMERS FOR THE LINE TO NORFOLK [Ppcrial to Thc Tlmec -DlBpotch. ] BOSTON. May 3.?The Morse Inter? ests lntend to place tho new turblne steamshlps Harvard and Valo on tht; route between New York find Norfolk. If Is regnrded ns llkely that the Morse Interests will attempt to buy the Old Ooniinlon Bine, and lf they cannot secure it. they wlU run com petlng stcamships, cuttlng tho run? ning time down to twelve hours. -. Strike in Philadelphia. FHILADELJPHIA, May 3.?As a result of a dlspute among the labor unions rep resentlng tho brlcklayers, stonemasons and granltecutters of thls clty, work on many bulldlng operations was suspended to-day by an order of the master brick layors, who last night decided to stop work untll tho unions can come to an agreemont. About -1,400 workmen are affected, but if tho suspenslon continues for more than a week about 30.000 men of other building trades will be forced into irlleness. . Telephone Men Out. SAN FRANC1SCO, May 3.?Nearly all opcrators of the. Paclflc States Telegraph and Telephone Company struck to-day for Increased wages. Bookkeepers and other employes of the company are act? ing as opcrators pendlng tho engagernent of non-unlon glrls. GUATEMALA WILL NOT HONOR REQUISITION CITY OF MF.XICO, May 3.?To-mor? row El DIaro will say: "Wo havo beon ofllclally ndvlsed that Guatemala will refuso Mexlco's request for the extrndltlon of General Joso. Lima, charged wlth compliclty In the assasslnation of General Manuel L. Barrlllas, whllo the lattor was unde the protection of the Mexlcan govern? ment. Upon rocelpt of thls- advice, Mexlco will recall hor representative and tho United States will do liko wlse." TOWN AT MERCY OF RAGING FOREST FIRES BELLINGHAM, WASH., May 3.?Tho town of Maplo Falls, sltuated In the northwest part of Whalcom county. ls .surrounded by forest flres and ls burn? ing. Before telephone and telegraph wircs went down u frantlc call for help was mado. A spoclal traln, with tlre-flghtlng apparatus left horo to-day for tho scene. Maplo Falls has a populatlon of SOO. PICKEDUPCREWOF EVERETT WEBSTER ROUEN, FRANQE, May 3.?Tlie Franch tank bnrk Queyllly, Captaln Ln donne, from Philndolphla, Aprll 13th, arrived hore to-day, having on board tho crow of tho American schooner Everett "Webster, whleh was burned at sea. The mon woro rescued by the QuevlUy, The Everett Webster, Cap taln Maxwcll, left Wllmlngton, N. C. March 20th, for Phlladelphia. Pressmens* Strike Over. ST. LOUIS, MO. May 3.?The strikftvj woh prossinon, nfter an all-nlght ses? slon/ docldod early to-day to return to work. The Ropubllo' aud Olohc-Ocmocrat cnnie out wlth tholr clty edltlons on timo. The employes ngrod to sottlo tlio matter under tbo terms of tho arbitra tlon.il agreemont. -.-.- | Raise Packing-House Wages. SOUTH OMA1IA, NEB., May 3.?Thc entire worklng forco of ull tho pucklng hotisos ln South Omaha, comprislng about 8,000 men, wero to-day notified that un advance ln wages of from llvo per cent. to tiftceu per cent. hud boon granted them. As 0, result of tho announeement HOO men. who wero out on strlke from Armoiirs auj Cuduhy plnnts^returned to worlj. FAMOUS ENGLISH SHIPS IN STRANGE CONTRAST TWENTY PERISH IS I Forty Mexicans Engtilfed Under Enormous Weight of Masonry. THE MAIN WALL WAS WEAK Gave Way Without an Instant's Warning and Caught Men Unawarcs. SAN ANTONIO. MEX.. May 3.?A spe? cial from Chlhualiua, Mex., says: "Without an Instant's warning, thc great walls of the Chlyusi .- dam gave way yesterday, engitiffxig nearly forty mon under the enormous wotght of ma? sonry and water, betwoen fifteen ajid twenty of whom are dead, thirteen in? jured and other unaccounted for. Some of the injured will dle. The ulsastcr Is only the last of a largo number ot whlch recently havo claimed nearly 201 victims in this Stato, and mostly in thc neighborhood of Chlhuahua. "The authorltles aro making a thor. ough investigation into tho presenl catastrophe and will seyerely punisl those upon whom they plnco tho blame "Aecording to the verslon of the af fair which was received hero, tho mer wero working on n foundatlon clost to the foot of the maln ramparts of th< dam which had already been con? structed. The maln wall was weak nnt gave way under the water preaaure Tho dam was belng put ln for irrlgatlot and slock-watcring purposes and wai a largo enterprise. The loss will bi heavy. AU tho victims are Mexicans.' -i NEW YORK STRIKE DELAYS SHIPPING Five Thousand Longshoremer Refuse to Work at Present Wages. NEW YORK, May 8.?Tho striko oi longshoremen ongaged ln loadlng anc unloadlng stearners along the Man hattan and Brooklyn water fronts as sumed more serious proportlons to? day, about 5,000 men now bolng or strike. Thus far only two of the trans Atlantlc passenger llnes, the Amerlcar and Red Star. had been seriously af? fected but work has been practlcallj suspended on a score or moro of tht trnmp freight stearners, whlch arrivlnf from all over the world dlscharge th'eli cargoes at the docks ln Brooklyn Fears are ontertalned thai a big tie up of shlpping mny result. Of the trans-Atlantlc llnors then was some doubt to-day whether or no tho Celtlc lUid tho Kroonland wouh got away to-morrow. It is sald tha the Kfooiilaiid would probably not bi ablo to sall beforo Sunday. Of abou HOO longshoremen ordinarlly ongagot on theso two stearners only about 20i responded to the call to work to-dny The stewanls of the steumers wer. called upon for help, but tho work o loadlng progressod slowly. Most of thi men who hnvo gone on striko aro Ital lans They demand tvn incroaso ii wages from 25 cents to 30 cents ai hour for day work, and from 25 cent to 45 conts un hour for night work. _.-? SNOW-STORMS IN MAY. All Records Broken in Chicagc and Cold Is Bitter. CHICAGO. II-B-. May 3.?All rocord for snowfalls ln Chlcago durlng th month of -May were broken to-day, an only slnce 1876 lias tho tmnperatui fallen "so low on an en.ti.ii duu\ Early I tho afternoon snow bogau falling, and b 7 o'clock oight-U'iiths of an Inch ha fallen. Durlng the ovenlng tho temperu ture droppud u> thlrty-four degrees, tli lowest In Chicago for thlrty-two yeai In May, wlth one excoption. DES MOINES, I0WA, May 3,?Snow falilng lu many sections of Iowu tc dny Tlio meroury sUuids at thlrty-or dogroes, and inillcatlons, as Issued b tlio local Weatlni' Bureau, aro that tli worst frost of tlie spring will vlslt tl State to-nlght. Ono inch of snow la fallen in Des Moltu-s,_ KANSAS CITY, MO.. May 3,?Thei was a llght fall of snow here und 1 Nortliwoat MlaaourJ U->iloy. j, EXPLOSION WRECKS CANTONS CITY WALL Twenty-One Bodies Have Al? ready Been Rccovered from the Ruins. HUNDREDS WERE I.NJURED Section of Wall Two Hundred Feet Long Thrown Down, but Pagoda Escapes. HOXG KON'G, May S.?Great dc fclructlon of llfe and ptopcrty was caused at Canton yesterday cve by tho explosion of a gunpowdor maga? zine. Twenty-one bodies already have been recovered from tho ruinn. Hun? dreds of porsons wero lnjured. Flftoon bulltlings wore razed to tho ground, and ovor a hundred were so? rlously wrocked. A soctlon, two hun? dred feet long, of tho masaive clty wall was thrown down. Tho historlcal mnny-storlod pagoda escapod with silght injuries. Tho officials and stuffs of the hospitals aro doins tholr best to auccor tho sufforers. In tho Bhamlen auburb, whoro tho forelgners llvo, a terrlflc shock, caused by tho explosion, was felt, but tlio rcaidents wero unharmod. Tho clty of Canton is about six miles In clrcumferenco, and is lnclosed by walls about twenty foet thlck and from twonty-flvo to forly feet high. Thero are slxteen ga-ir*s into tho clty, besitlcs two water gatos. Thc famous nine-storied pagoda, dating from tho beginning of tho Mlddle Ages, is sltu? ated ln tho wostern part ot what la known aa tho old clty. Thc forelgners resltle ln tho Shamlen suiiurb, founded in 1839 on an nrtificlal islund on tho lonan sldo of the rlver. Tho popula? tion of Canton Is estimated at 900,000. i -?- ?, SANTO DOMINGO TREATY. Ratified by Congress of the Re? public Yesterday. SANTO DOMINGO, REPUBLICJ OF SANTO DOMINGO, May i.?Tho new treaty botween tho United Stntos and Snnto Domlngo, lntended to roplaco tho treaty which lina beon pondirig boforo the United Statos Sonate lor tho last two yoara, was ratified by tlio DoTnini can Congress to-day. Tlio Dpmlnlcan treaty marks n riow departure in tho relationg of (ho United Statos to the smaller ropubllcs of tho western homisphere, for ln~tho cnso of Sant'o Domlngo tho States now hecomo legnlly a trusteo ln _. financial sense, and In the disehnrgo of Its now duties must go so far ln tho rjreservatlon of order nnd tho acconipanylug dlscouragemont of revolutlons as is incitlont to tho control of tho custom-houscs antl tlio colloc? tlons of tho ropubllcs' reveuues. Tlio new treaty provides in its first article for the appolntment by the Presi? dent of tho Unlted States of n receiver of customs to collect tlio Doirtinionn rov? onues na long us tlio bonds are outstand ing a periotl varloualy estimated at from twdrity to forty yenrs. This collector Is to pay tlie "expensoa of recelvership, the Interest on tho bonds aud tho annual sums requlred for amortlzatlon of the bonds, an.l then turn tho remaindlr tu tlio receipts over to the Domlnlcan rov ernment. on tho first day of each muntji lio Is to pay $1(10,1100 to tho tlsenl agent of tlie loan. lf tho customs receipts ex cee.l $3,000,000 annually then one-half ol tlm surplus sludl ho to* tho slnklng fund. BAPTIZE LADIES BY BIGBONFIRE Having Profcssed Convcrsion They Insisted on Immersion at io P. M. [Special to Tlio TImos-Dlspatch. I WINCHESTER, VA., May 3.?Follow? lng a rovlval sermon nt Whltucro, thls county, last nlght. Missos Cnrrl. Whltuero and Maggfle Carpenter pro fessetl convorslon ancl Insisted upon tlu ordlnanco of haptlain bolng udmliils terefl at onco, although It was t( o'clock. ln tho llght of a hugo bonfiro which was hustlly bullt on tho bank ol a noarby stroiuti, tho young liuliot watled walst-doop into tho crook untl wero inunersed by tho mlnlstoi' whlle tho congregation stood on tho bun let und sang liyma*. NOT ACCEPT WATCH Given Him as Evidence That Trust Existed in the United States. SOLD MORE CHEAPLY ABROAD Independents Say Dealers Favoi Foreigners in the Matter of rricc. WASHINGTON. D. C. Mny 3.?Chnrlei A. Keene, of New York, president of tln Independent Watch Dealers' Assoclatlon had a conference wlth Asslstant Attorney General Pttrdy, of tho Department o Justlco, concerning nn Investlgatloi whlch the department Is making Inti the methods of the so-called watch trust Mr. Keeno presented to Mr. Purdy, ln sald, aftorward to newspaper mon, con slderoble' evldenco concerning tho opora tioris ?f tho alleged watch trust. "Whil< ho decllned to enter into partlculars re spectinjr the conference, It ls known ln osserted thnt American mado watche: could ho purchased in varlous Europeai countries for much less than they eouli bo bought ln thls country, and that tln alleged watch trust sold watches to for elgn dealers at a much lower price thai they cniotod to American dealers. 11 exhlblted Amerlcnn watches whlch he luii purchased abroad for less than he couh buy them tn this country. Mr. Keene also called at tho Whlt House to-day and offered to Presiden Roosevelt a watch. wlth an Amerlcai movement and American case, which h hnd purchased ln England from a deale who had paid the alleged watch trus $7 9S for lt. The watch. ho said, wouli cost an American dealer $10.5S. Th watch was engraved as having been pro sentcd to President Roosevelt "as a do monstratlon of tho methods of the Amerl can watch trust." The President do cllned to accept the Rift- I.ater in th day Mr. Keeno sent the watch to th President, with a letter urging hlm to ac eont lt. and say|ng: "You will flnd engraved on thls watot In ns few words us posslble, lndisputabl evidence of tho watch trust methodi whlch shows serious dlscrimlnatlo against the American dealer ln favor c tho forolgner." _ ARTIST IS PREPARING FLAG FOR RICHMONi Mayor McCarthy ls much Interestc ln the matter of provlding a city flat whlch shall bo emtjletiiatlc of tho mtt niclpallty. nnd ho has glvon much wor tn the subject. Ho has secured tho ser vlces of a wldely known artist, and 1 havlng a doslgn mado aecording t hls ideas and those of others wll whom ho has conforred. The Mayo has not yet made publlc t'.io doscrlr tion of tho tlng, but will probably tl ho as soon as tho artist completea hi work. FOUND OLD VOLUME OF SHAKESFEARE'S WORK I Speolal U) Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch. I LOUISVILLB, KY.. Mny 3.?ln thc ol Willlam A. Burwell homestead, at Beafoi Clty, Va? Bon Labree, of thls city. h ufiearthed one of the raro folio edltioi of Shakespenre, dated 1085, Burwell wi Kccretary to Tliomiia Jefforsoii for a shoi time, aml Labree was Beektng papei ri-liitlng to Jefferson. Mrs. Uosa .Burwu Todd, of Owensboro, Ky., grnnddaiightt of Willlam A, Burwell, Is tho prese? owner of tho llbrary. ?-???-? SHOT WIFE AND THEN TOOK HIS OWN LIF! NEW VORK, May 3.?Tnlllklng thi bo had killed hls Wlfo, tit whom ho ha tired a shot, Infl-lctlng o alight woun. .luhn Wngncr rilBhed from hls IlQlf lu Rldgowood, 1- I-. early to-day au sent a bullet to liis head. He db Instantly. Mrs. Wa'gner will recovo Thc. SllOOtlng wns tlio result of a iliuu rol .. i m Florida Favors Bryan. TALLA1IASHISE. FLA., May 3.?Tl Hcnate to-day passed a resolutlon i iinrsing W. J. BryanXor the Oomocrat J uomiiuitioii for tlio prosiUency. ADMIRAL IEHLLE Great Britain and Ameri ca Fraternize on Board Good Hope. FIGHTING BOB TO RECEIVE TO-DAY Flagship Connecticut, of tha American Fleet, Will Be the Scene of Much Gaiety Tliis Afternoon?Army and Navy Ball To-Xicrht. fSpeclal Krom a Staft Corrcspondent.J .1 A M ESTO W N EXPOSITIO N GROUNDS, VA.. May .1.?Great Brita"n , and Amerlca fraternized thls after? noon when Admlral Novillo received tho United States ofTicers nnd a nota ble gatherlng of society pooplo nboard lils flagship Good Hope. Tho occaslon was a brllllant one. ln every sense of tho word, for tho Eng llshmen were most hosplta'ole. Tho derorutlons of tho crulsor were beau? tlful. nnd tho peoplo presont wero thor? oughly ln accord wlth the moment. An early as 3 o'clock yachts, tugs and launches begnn to swarm nround tlu Good Hopo, landlng tlie Invlted guests at tbe starboard gangway, which wa't covered wlth red. Tlie officers' deck was covered with sailcloth, while Ita sldes were drnped wlth tho Ilags of all nations. Admlral antl Mrs. Nevllle ro- ? celved, assistetl hy the oflicors of tho British fleet Tho danco cards wore decorated with lhe American and Englich flagd crossed, and the two bands in attend? ance playcd Amerlcan as well as Eng? lish airs. Thore wero present, bosldo3 tho English and American ofllcera, thoso from tho German, Austrflan and, Argentlno war-sblps at anchor inj Hampton Rouds. and tno wealth of color of the varlous unlforms was gor geo\is. Aftor t|o reception most of tho guosts vlslted Dld Polrt, whoro a danco was held to-nlght In honor of tho forelgn ofHcers. Also See the Races. Mrs. Swanson, accompanlcd by Lieu? tenant Cootes, Lieutenant Bagby and Colonel Baker. steamed to the Good Hope on board the Stato yacht. A number of Norfolk and Old Polnt so? ciety women wero also presont. Dur? ing the reception tho fleet racos woro hold, resultlng ln two wins for tha English and' two wina for Amerlca. In the etitter race, the Illlnois crow were handily leading all tho way from tho very start. No iess than thirteen crews entered. ond tho evont wns thd prottlest nnd most exciting ot tho dny. Tho jackios on tho variotis war-shlps lined the aldes, nnd choered again and agaln as tho raco-boats came swiftly up betweon the two lincs of fightins machines. To-morrow wlll bo brllllant social'.y for tlio oxposltlon, for after the recep? tion on tho Ilngship Connecticut, nt which Mrs. Swanson wlll recolve for* Admlral Evans, tho army and navy ball will be hold at tho Chamberliu Hotol, to whloh all the army and navy ollleers, both Amerlcan and forelgn, havo been invlted. Jlrs. Swanson. Mrs., Tucker antl Mrs. Grant wlll be in tli<* recelving parlor. Are Rushing Work. To-day has been tho most successful at tho exposition sinco tho oponlng, for the crowd haa been largo and tho weather far moro agreeablo than or dlnary. Ono drawback, however, itt gottiiig affatra In order horo. ia tho lack and oxpenso of labor. Many men aro Ioaflng rather than work. and thosa who aro wllllng to work demand ex orbitant wagoa. An exhlbltor sald to? day tliat he had offered as high as %1'i a day for brlcklayera, but had been unabio to securo a slnglo ono. Work ls progresslng, not perhapa as; fast aa during tho daya boforo the oponlng, but fast, and by Juno lst, lf hot beforo, tho public wlll seo a beautiful nnd completed Colonial city. MYRIADS OFLIGHTS AT EXPOSITION Entire Grounds Lighted So Thali Newspapers May Be Read at Midnight; [Special to Tho Tlmes-nispatch.* JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION GROUNDS, VA., Mny 3.?After many tribulatlona tho lights are on good and strong at tho exposition and no ono can longer cavll at lack of illu mlnatiiin. Wlthln tho grounds are 350,000 eloo trlc llghts, which mako lt possiblo.to read a newspapor at midnight at any polnt wlthln tho gates. On tbe Man ufneturers' Building aro no less than 1 J00 llghts, whloh mnko lt nppear aa though ln a blaze, Mr. Dixon, chlef of eloctrlclty, Is ra? sponsible for tho statement tliat thcrs nre moro' than 100 miles of eiectrltj light wiros within the grounds, whloh means that tho wlrea would stretch from HIchmond to tho exposition antl ou in Xorfolk and Portsmouth. Placlng tho electrlc llghts twenty Inches apart tlio entiro roadway from Riohmond to the oxposltlon would be brilllantly llluminated witli a llno o( llre. At tbe grounds tho samo brtlllar cy prevalla at nlght thut would tx produced by 4,000,000 candles held hy ono in overy twenty of thc popula? tion of thu Unlted Statos. To wltnest tho oloctrlc. display alono la well worth a vislt to the exposltlon, for on shor? the Colonial City la a blnzu of light, whllo throo mllos out In Hampton Roads forty-ilvo war-shlpa aro Ut up, appearlng ln tho black nlght Uko ? groat clty dotted wlth llghts, wlth tho glow of llampton nnd Old Pdlnl beyoutl. Big Electric Display. On May 15th tho navy wil) mako ? magniflcent olootric diaplay. Each war* shlp w-lll bo outllned with llghts, and irj adiiltion tho varlous vessels wlll lau.no*