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HlS TIMEt. tTOUNDED 1816. 11B DIBPATCltTOUNDBD 1_S0. WHOLE NUMBER 17,563. RICHMOND, VA., MONDAY, JUNE 22, 1908. PRICE TWO CENTS. BRYAN ATTACKS TflFT PLATFDHM Points Out Weaknessof "In? junction" Plank as Adopt? ed at Chieago. DECLARES IT A "SOP" TO CAPITAL AND LABOR Asks Why Republican Conven? tion Dicl Not Come Boldly Out and Say That the Dc mands of the Laboring JMen Were Unrea sonablc. LINCOI.X, N.3B., Juno 21.?Fol? lowlng up hls expresslon of yesterday ln crltlfclsm of the Republlcan national platform ln general, Wllllam J. Bryan gave out to-nlght a statement, In whlch he assalls ln par.t.ctilar the antl Injunction plank of tho Chieago decla? ratlon, charactorlzlng it ns a "truns parcnl fraud." Tho statement fol? lows: "The antNnjuncilon plunk of the Republlcan platform as flnally adopted is a transparcnt fraud. It ls poaatbl. that the members of the committeo wero bunuoed by sqme trust lawyer? tliat ls the only cliuritubU: vlew that can be taken of lt. Those who advo? cated tlie plank clalmed to be doing lt as a concesslon to the wage-earn era, and yet If ono will read the plank he will see tliat it ls ln fact announce ment that the Republlcan party Is un altprably opposed to tho laboring man's positlon. The plank reads as follows: "?The nepubllcnn pnrty will iipl.old nt nll llinefi ihe nuthorlty nud liiteg rlty of thr court*, .state nud federal, nnd will over In-ilsi tliat ihi-lr poiver to eufnrce tlielr pr<it-e->?p? nud to protect llfe, llberty nod properly nlinll lie prc ?.erved Inytola.e, We lirlleve, however, thnt tlie rnlea of prooediirr ln l-'eilerul court a -vith reapect to the i-mhu.,.,- of a wrlt of Injunction nhuulil be more nceiirntely ilefjnrd by tlie -.tnfiifc; tlmt no Injunction nr temporary rei.tri_li._n_, order filiottld he iMnca* wlthnut notlce, ??...?ept \. bere Irreparnble Injury would result from delay, ln .vhleh ciijic n Hpeedy -lenrlriK tberenfter nliould be BTnuted.' Sop to lt -.it. Slde*. "It will be ?ei n the plank beglns ?wltli an unneceasary eulogy of the courts. NobOdy ls opposed to up_.old lng at all times the uuthority and in tegrlty of the courts. "Nobody is objectmg' to the c-nforce ment o" their processes. or of thelr ._e.:c_clse of thelr powers -to protect llfe, llbcrty and property. The plank assurr.cs that somobody Is nttacklng the courts, and that the courts are ln danger of losing support or of having their powers weakened. There ls no attack upon the courts. and thore is no thought anywhere of Jnterfering wlth any legitlmatc functlon of the court. The Republlcan convention puts up a man of straw, and then proceeds to dcmoll.h it. This part of the plank was wrltten to give assurancc to tlie people who are opposed to tho laboring inan's plea. And now let us procec-d to that part of the plank whlcli was intended as a sop to tlie laboring man. lt says: 'W'c bolleve, however, that the 1'iik-s of procedure ln the Federal court wlth respect to thn Issuance of a wrlt of Injunction should bo more accu rately deflned by tho statuto.' just what that clellnltlon shall be ls not stated. Copled tbe Staltite. "That no injunction or temporary re straining order .should be issued wlth j out notlce, except where Irreparable injury would result from delay, in which case a speedy hearing thcreafter ?.hould be granted. Note the words, 'except where Irreparable Injury would , result from delay.* and coinpare thls exception with the Federal sftitute on tbe subject. and you will fln.T that under the law us lt now exists the court ls not empowered to grant a temporary restraining order except thore appc-ara to be danger of irrep? arable injury from delay. It will be s.en that the man who wroto the In? junction plank copled the statuto al? most word for word, and made the ex? ception as broad a.s tlie statufe. If the convention had been frank in the ?tatement of its position It would have quoted the present statute and aaiiT thnt it was ln favor of enforcing the law just as it Is. U would havc said, wiioreas at present a court or judge may grant a temporary. rc-stralrilng or? der "lf thoro appears to be danger of Irreparable injury from deluy,' there fore, be it resolved, that we are op? posed to chnnging It. * Oiiu't Fobl tbe I'co.tlc, "The men who are resporislble for tho language of tho injunction plank may have fooled the convontion; but they cannot fool the laboring men or tlie voters ln general. The lnjiiiiction plunk has not even the valuo of a gohl plate brlck, for the plank Is brass', as I well as tho Interlor of the brlck. "Tho plank as prepared ln advance of the convention by Mr. Taft's friends, nnd glven out on Tuesday, read as fol? lows: " 'We declare for such anicnilments of the statutcrf of pr'pcediiro In the i-'odernl courts wlth rospect to the uso of the wrlt .of,Injunction as will, on the one Ii*|.id, provont the suniiuary Issue of such orders wlthout proper constd rrntlon, and on tlio other, will preserve und'lnilnlshed tho power of tho courts to enforce thelr'process to the ond thnt Justlce mny be dono ut all tlmes and to nll pai'ties.' "It will be notloed that ln thls plank tho declaratlon in favor nf amenrl ments comos flrst, and thoxfleelaratlon ln favor of tlie preservlrig imdimin ished tho power of the courts to on foreo their prpcossea comes aftor wards, In tlie plank as adnptod by tho convention, tho declaratlon ln fa ' vpr of the courts qoni'es flrst and the , dlscui.slon of u ohange In Uhe law | comos aiterward. ? lf linrenadiiable, Sny Sp, , "If the demand of tho laboring ninn j was iiiireasonablo, why dld not tho convontion say so? Why dld It resort j to docoption? "Tho Republlcan party will flnd that nn lioiiost course would havo hoen i Hiifoi- than tho dlshonost course belng ' purstied. | "S-ocretary Taft Is known us tlie (Continuod on Thlrd 1'ago.), HYSTERICS RESTORES S1GHT fllliid llnu, When Told Hls f'/ise XVnn llopclc**, CollftpMCM?Slgllf It.l.iri.*.. NI-.VV VORK, Juno 21.?James Cnn tllllou, of Mnilonotte, WIs., who wns l.'tally bllrid, rcgniiied hls slght ut vellevuo Hospital to-duv durlng fi tlt o: liystorlis whlcli followed the sur goon H -iniiniinceinent to hlm lhat hls Cllso wiim consldered hopoless, and that he would probably1 mmolii bllnd for the rcmulndor of hls life. '.'antmion, who i? a profosslo'nnl ball piayor, n member of tho Des Moln6s (IOWaj team, and a brother uf Joseph nntilllon. mariagor of lhe Washing? ton Amerlcan League tenm. had to hiive IjIh left ,,yr. removed as the result "I an atCCldont ln Chlcago several month** figoi The slght of the other oyo fniled from sympathetic (iffoction. ho came to tho Cornell Universlty Med? ical Collego here for treatment, nnd was nreparlng ln Bollevue for nn op? eration. To-day tho surgeons decided thnt an operation would be useless, afid so Informed Cnntllllon. who thereupoh becarao hysterlcnl. Suddenly he crled out that ho c.iuld see. and tests siiow e.l tliat the slght of the right eye hnd heen almost completely restored. The spoclallsts pow hopo 'to complete the r."lf>.'....Tnr' hospital surgeons sajkthat t untll lon s loss nf slght. was undoubt edly cJiie to an nffectatlon of the ner vous system, and that the hysterical "tt.uk he uuderwetit Is responsible for lhe re.storatlon. GOLDEN WEDDING FIGHT Aged Mnn Trlr>- lo KIH wlfe nnd Then Atleinpt*, Sulclde. CLEVELAND, OHIO, June 21.?John Kelly, sevcnty-flve years old. a retlred contractor un.l rcal estate dealcr, fatal y wottnded hls wlfe, Margaret, .??even ty-tnre-e yearo of age. tha pollce assert. early to-day ln their home. Kelly then trled to coinmlt sulclde by heatlng out I hls brsilns wlth a hatchet, the weapor | usod upon hls wlfe. Mrs. Kelly Is at ifl hospltrtl wlth 11 fractured skull. I-Ol ly. although severely hiiit, will recover. Withln ft few days tlio couplc .were to have celebratod thelr golden we.l i'.lng annlversary. They appeirad to go to church thls mornlng, an.l the quarrel came. when Kelly accused his wlfe. lt Is allege.i, of drawlng upon their savlngs account wlthout hls knowledge. Kelly, the pollce state. seciircd the hatchet and beat his hr?lp mett flercely wlth it. A daughter re | turnlng from church found her father hatterlng hlmself, and went for as I slstance. COURTMARTIALTSCHAIKOVSKY Itevolntlonlat After Seven Month** of Jnll Servlce", to Hnve Trlnl. ST. PETERSBURG; June 21.?Mme. Tschaikovsky yesterday vlsltcd her husband, Nlcholas Tschaikovsky. a Imembo rof the Russian revolutionists ln the fortress of St Peter and St. Paul* lliasl evening It was announced that the examinatlon of M. Tschaikovsky had Ibeen completed, and that he must now lappear before the court -martlal on ja charge of hlgh treason. Mme. 'Tschaikovsky said to-day that her I husband was not aware ot the imi nonce ot hls trial, and was unacquaint jed wlth the contents of the indictment I found agalnst hlm. Durfng_ tiie seven months' investiga tl'o'n the police" have sought lo connect hlm with several Terrorist groups dls IcOvered in St. Petcrburg, but evidence [la lacking. Full records. however, have been prepared of Tschalkovsky's activ ity during the reign of Alexander II., when he was a student at the unlversi ty here. TRAIN PLTJN'GED THnOl'CH DRAWBRIDtJEi .NO ONE KILLED SANPUSKY, O., June 21.?An en? glne drawlng a heavy tralnload of cxcursioni.us from Indianapolls and polnts along thc Eake Erie and West? ern. who had spent the day at Cedar Point, plunged through an open draw brldge in the east end of the city to-nlght None of the passengers -was injured. J. .1. Parish, of Lima, the engincer. had both leggs broken and was in ternally Injured. Fred Sulllvan, flreman. was cut ahuut the head and shoulders and in ternally injured. Charles Schultz, yard clerk here, who was pllmlng the englne to the city limits, was cut about the head, but not serlously. IIOTTEN METHOBS l.N the nonouGH of iihoxx NEW YORK, June 21.?After havlng invcstlgated for four months the ac? counts and methods of the oflice of tho presldent of the Bprough of the Bronx. I'ommlssioners of Accounts Mitcliell and Gallagher submltted a report to Mayor McClellan to-day whlcli stated | that "tho evidence has convinced us i that tho entlre Bronx department has | for the past slx years been adminis t tered primarily ln the political lnterests Iof President Louls F. Kafren, and that to this are .ascrlbed most of the defi clenclts, waste, lrr/-gitlar!ties and d.e ! partures from tho law discovered by us." -,-. NEGRO 3IASQUERADIXG IN AVO.UE.VS CLOTHES, 1.1I.1.I-.1) j NEW YORK. June 21.?Garhed in j women's clothes. an unknown negro | was shot and killed early to-day on West 122d Streot, while attempting ta escape after he sllt the throat of Pa trolman George Thompson, who was making the arrest. Thompson had no idea that hls prisoner. was a mnn. Tho negro .lrew a razor from hls clothes and slashed Thompson ncross the I throat. Tlie negro fled, and Thomp? son struggling to his feet flred three shots. one of which pierced the negro'3 Ibralu. Thomps'ori's Injury was not seri DROWNED ON EVE OI<* I 1US WEDDING DAY AtS'NAFOLlS, MD., June 21.?Nlcklaus Kellnor, aged twenty-nino years, and Gustave C. Schllnier, aged tweiity-ono, Itr-hant farmers, woro drowned to-day while bathing in lhe Sovorn Rlver. Nelther could swim, and they were thrown Into deep water by tho over* turnlng of a boat, on whlcli they hnd Ibeen pad'dllhg about. Both hodics were recoverecl. Schllmer's Intended biddo was expected to reach this country 'from Germany thls evening. ??GE0RG1A," TIIE FI.YECI fl OF AMERICAN VAVT I SAN FRANC1SC0, CAL.. Juno 21.? i The bottleshlp Georgla's offlcers and crow contlnue to maintaln that they havo the fastest hattleshlp in tlv navy. On her trip from Hremerton navy yard, coiicludeil last evening, lt is asserted thnt tho Georgla, for four conseoii tlve hours along tho Californla coast, kept up u spced of 19.5 kuots. I'niife.lernte Veterjin Dles. PARRJ, TITT.'N., June 21.?J, D. C. Atklns, ^vho was a member of tho Confederate Congress, and also served soveiul terms us a representatlvo from 't'onuossoo tn the Unlted States Con? gress, dled a't hls homo hore to-day, aged elghty-four years. At tho out brouk of tho Civil War lie orgunlsied a reglment for tho Conforleracy. Uiulei* Cleveltinil's flrst mlinlnistratlon ho wus I'nllod Slutcs Cuminlssloncr of Indlan Atfiilrs. - ST-UDBT BDLT Prominent Richmond Man Struck by Lightning and in Serious Condition. SPECIAL TRAIN IS RUSIIED TO SCENE Richmond Physicians and Friends Hastcn to Goochland Estatc, Where Injured Man Was Ly ing Unable to Sccurc Mcd icai Attention ?? Wiii Probably Recover. STUNNED by a bolt of Iightnlng while out for a Sunday after? noon stroll wlth hls dogs on hls handsome "Howard's Neck" cstate, ln Goochland county, late on yesterday, Mr. Saunders Hob son, of the banking flrm of llobson. Massie & Leigh, of thls city, was badly burned and sbocked, and ls stlll In a serious condition. Physleians and friends were hurriedly rushed to tho secne on a spoclal train from Rich? mond, and the report of the doctors at 1 o'clock thls mornlng was to the effect that while badly Injured, Mr. Hobson was more eomfortable, und was dolng as well as could be ex pected. Though the physleians are hop*ful of full recovery, they could give no poaltlve opinlon until the ef? fect of tho shock has in some m-fasure passed off. Xd)? Sprcad Rapldly. Mr. Hobson is wldely known In Rich niond as a buslness. club and soclety man, and thn news of hls Injury, though lacklng In detail, spread rap? ldly. The accldent occurred on tho Hobson famlly estate. ln the James Rlver Valley, about flfty mlles west of Itlehrr.ond. The house stands on an cmlnc-nce about one mlle west of Pem? berton station. an(l Immediately acrosa the rlver from the country place of Dr. I'aulus A. Irving. The town of Howar.lsvllle ls just below. On Saturday afternoon Mr. Hobsorf left RIchmond for a day or two of relaxatlon from the heat and strain of the clty. hls partner, Mr. XV. R. Mas ?tsle. who had been away durlng the past week. returning to the /ity yes-" terday evening just In time to get the news of the accldent. Always fond of country llfe, Mr. Hobson de.Ighted in hls dogs and horses. having always on hand fine specimens of each. The old place has been in the famlly for severai gencra tlons, the house having withstooa the ravages of war-tlme, while the plan tation, under the management of hls brother. Mr. Cannon Hobson, has be? come one of tho rlchest in the river valley. Thls brother and one sister, Miss Lady Hobson. made thelr home at the Howard's Neck place. Unable to Get Doctor. Startlng out yesterday after the heat of the summer day, Mr. Hobson was caught by the rush of a heavy thun der-storm which swept down the rlver valley?the same storm whlch struck RIchmond between 6 and 7 o'clock, wlth electric force abated, but with equal velocity of wlnd and rain. Stunned and burned by the bolt, whlch instantly killed a dog by hls slde, Mr. Hobson lay some time before he was mlssed. Farm hands putting out for a search found what was thought to be hls dead body lylng under a tree. But life was not extlnct, and every posslble effort wns made to obtaln speedy asslst nnce. Messengers sent over the rlver to Dr. Irvlng's pla.e learned that he had returned to RIchmond, whlle Dr. Snead, the practitloner of the nelgh? borhood, could not at tho tlme be lo? cated. The damage to the local telephone ser.vlce throughout the country stlll further complicated the situation, and whlle rumors of Mr. Hobson's Injurles spread over the nelghborhood, for some hours it was lmposslble io obtain ao curatc information. Other messengers scoured the nelghborhood for asslst anee, and telegrams wero dispatched to friends in RIchmond, asklng tliat doctors be sent up at once. Specinl Trnln Leavea. News of the accldent to Mr. Hobson in tho meagrest detail, reached Rich? mond shortly after S o'clock last night from Pemberton, the telephone circuits tbrougb Goochland county having been put out of commlssion by the storm. Mr. Massie at once comrr.unicated wlth' other friends here, and ln a few mo ments arrangements were mat'e wlth General Manager Charles E. Doyle, of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad, for a speclal car to be taken to Pemberton Immediately. Dr. Robert C. Bryan and Dr. William T. Oppenhimer were sum nionod, and by fl:30 o'clock a Chesa peake and Ohlo day coach wlth an en? glne'wns ln l-eadlness, and shortly be? fore 10 o'clock Mr. Massie, Mr. Ashton Starke, Miss Besslo Martin and sev? erai other friends wlth the doctors, left, General Manager Doyle glvlng personal orders that the specinl was to have the rlght of way over overy thlng, and to be taken with all speed to Pemberton Station, Wlth no nlght operator on duty at Pemberton. details wore dilllcult to obtaln. niul the pnrty of friends nnd physleians wero In Ignorance of the nnturc of the Injurles or of the con? dition in which they would flnd Mr. Hobson. By order of the chlef dls patcher, the train took along a tele? grnph operator, who opened the ofneo at Pemberton, tho train belng held for a quick return to Richmond In the event that the doctor. should advlse nn immed|ate transfer to a clty hospl? tal. t.ottiiiK Along AVelJ. After an cxamlnnUon, Drs. Bryan and Oppenhimer declded ggalnst arr imme dlato removal. nnd spent tho nlght besldo their patient nt hls home. Nursos wlli be sent. up this mornlng to tako eharge until the doctors con sldor Mr. Hobson suftlclently recoverod from tho shock to permlt him to bo movod, About 1 o'clock thls mornlng the physlcian*. roported that Mr. Hobson was gettiiiK along woTl, and hold out hopos Sf, hls ultinuito recovery. lt Is im^osslblo lu toll as yet wlint' Ihe extent of hls bui'iis will be, even lu tho ovent of a cothnleto roupvery, nor had tbe doctors heon ablo ln tliolr flrst (Uontinuud on Socond Pujjp,) EXPLOSION ON ARCADIA AtltlmrHlcf. Xoi. Hcllcvc Tlinl Atlcmpt Wns ..Inde lo 11 low Vp Ship. I'lllLAUl-H-PHIA, PA? Juno 21.?In veatlgHtlon Into the cause of tho ex? ploslon on board the llamburg-Amcrl can Llne steamer Arcadla, lu whlch three persons were killed and n num? ber Injured on* baturd_t.y, strb.l_.ly tends to substantlnto the theory that the burntlng- of a bomb cauacd tho damage. Tlie exploslon occurred In hold No, I, ln whlch the ofHcers and ugents of the vcssel declare thoro wore nelther chemlcals nor cxploslvcv. An cxamlnatlon of tho bulkhead of three-elghths fnch steel soparatlng No. 4 hold from the coal hold stiows that it ls covored wlth small Indenturcs as though volleys of bullets had - boen llred agalnst lt. Tho steol partltlon was torn loose by tho exploslon and rollod up like paper, and some ot the fire Inspcctors saj/ that an ordlnary gas exploslon would not have eaused such a condition. Even the shlps olfl cers, who at flrst declared tlie aa sumptlon that there waa a bomb on board was absurd, to-day admltted the posslblllty of such a thlng. Tho theory of the bomb Is also the only one that explalns the fact that two of those who met death ln the exploslon were rldfJlcd wlth small holes, a'pparcntly made by small pleccs of flylng steol and broken nalls. A handful of such scrap was gathered up from the torn elothes and around the bodics of the dead men. .Members of the crew told the cor oner.'S deputy, who la lnvcstigatlng the accldent. that the Hamburg-Amer Ican Llne h^is been faclng a stWke among dock employes at Hamburg, and the bellef Is expressed that a bomb was put ln tho cargo of the Arcadla before she left that port, wlth the Idea of causlng lts destructlon whlle In mld-ocean. Tho hold in whlcli tho exploslon oc? curred has not yet been cleared, and for that reason a thorough examli~J__ tlon has not been made. KILLED IN AUTO CRASH Raclng Mncblncn strlke Car nn Slde of Rond. NEW YORK. June 21.?"Whlle endeav oring to pass another automoblle wlth j whlch lt was raclng at hlgh specd to day, a blg tourlng car. carrying flve persons, ran into a third automoblle, I which had drawn up alongslde tlie I road a mlle east of Hempstead, L. I., j to avold the racers, and killed one . man, J. K. Arosemlna, of Xew Rocbelle, I N. Y., and Injured the occupants of ; both cars. Mr. Arosemina and his famlly were i out for an afternoon spln, and observed j two automobiles, each carrying a large ! number of persons, approachlng in a j hot race. He dlrected that hls machine j be run to the slde of the road. As the two flylng cars swept 'down the turn | plke the driver of the rear car en j deavored to take tho lead. With a j crash thls car collided with the stand? lng automoblle, and the occupants of both cars were pitched Into the road , way. I Mr. Arosemina died shortlv after be ing taken to the Nassau Hospltal, where two of the injured were taken. Their Injurles are not belleved to bo fatal. Joekeya Injured. NEW VORK. June 21.?Among the occupants of tho tourlng car were the Dugan brothers, jockeys, both of whom were lnjureci. "Wllllam J. Dugan was found at ihe hospital to have a badly lacerated face. a broken nose and a dlslocated jaw. Edward Dugan's in Jurics wore slighter, consistlng of cuts and bruis.s. "Eddy" Dugan is con? sidered one of the best riders in the Mctropolitan Ctrcuit. HAIL FOUR INCHES DEEP I-'enrfnl Storm Devnstntes Wisconsin? 1,500 People Hiirlcd Under Tentn. PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WIS-, June 21. ?A terrlfic rain, hall auc wlnd storm last nlght. lastlng forty mlnutes. 111 La Crosse reports that a terrlfic unroofed huildings, demolished trees and put the city llght plant out of commlsslon. Hi_ll four inches dcep was plled up on the walks and trees two feet ln diameter were twisted off. "Washouts on the railroads are numerous and indications are that the storm covered a stretch from Cassvllle lo Lynnville, forty-flve miles wlde, and worked from West to East. La Crosse reports that a terrlfic wind and hall storm swept from Wln ona down to Mlssisslppi to Dubuque last nlght. Two big tents in which the chau taiiqua ls belng held at La Crosse In terstate Fair Grounds was blow down, burylng 1,500 people underneath, None, however, was serlously injured, al? though many were palnfully bruised. Captain Richmond Pear'son Hobson was tho princlpal speaker at the chautauqua, but he had left the tont before tfce storm broke. GREAT TEMPERANCE MEETING John G. Wooley spenks Before World's Tempernucc Congress. ? SARATOGA. N. Y? June 21_The evils of the liquor trafflc and the progress of the wave of prohlbltion were thomes 'dwelt upon by John G. Wooley, of Chieago, candidate for Presldent of the Prohlbltion tlcket ln 1900, ln.an address to-day before a meeting of the World's Temperance Congress. Many of the local churches gave'ovor the pulplts _o-day to tem? perance workers. Tho Important events ln the two concludlng days of the Congress will be a discusslon of the army canteen questlon, and the annual contest of tho Intercolleglato Oratorlcal Society of the Eastern Stari with contestantn from New York, Penin sylvania. Ohio, Indiana, Illinols, Mle'n igan and Loulslana. STRONG FOR TEMPERANCE Intci'iintloiial Sunday School Asnocln II.>n itnlly to I'rolilhitinn Movement. LOl.ISVll.LE. KV? Juno 21,?A gront temperanco mass-moeting at the armory, sessiens of the superinten donts' and teachers' congresses this afternoon fifteen mlsslonary mass moetlngs throughout the clty to-nlght and sormons ln many Loulsville pulplts by omlnent vislting nilnlsters wero the features of to-day's work of the In? ternatlonal Sunday School Association, whlch Is holdlng Its twelfth annual session In Loulsville, The hottest weather nf tho summer dld not sooni to abato the enthusiasm of the work? ers or tho Interest of the genornl pub? llc in tho program whlch was carrlod through wlthout curtallnieiit. The maln event was the temperance rally at tho armory thls afternoon. Tho national leaders of the present fight for prohlbltion wore on hand to enllst tho further Interest nn.l partlct patlon of tho Sunday school work? ers ln tlie campalgn now ln progress. WEATHER. Warm and fair. FUNERAL TAKES Bridegroom; Despondent on Account of Business Trou? bles, a Horriblc Suicide. OILED HIS CLOTHES; SET MATCH TO THEM Wedding Guests See a Pillar of Flamc as Man in Fcarfttl Ago ny Rtished About thc House. Fiancec Lent Him Money, But He Lost It in Business. PIIILADBLPHIA. PA.. June 21. Wedding guests to the number of a score came to the little house at No. 511 Greenwlch Street at 8 o'clock this morn? lng. They were thc friends of Nathan Pressor, a young man of Ilebrew blood and Russian blrth, who llvcd there with hls father and slsters. He was to bo marrled at 10:30 o'clock to handsome and wealthy Rose Schattensteln. of No, 639 Grant Street, Allentown, and hls friends had come ln gala dress to wlsh hlm godspeod and to go wlth hlm to Allentown for thc wedding. A Plllnr of Fhiiuc. But In3tead of a place of festlval the laughlng vlsltors came suddenly upon a house of sorrow. At 2 o'clock the brldcgroom-to-be had pourcil oll over' hlB clothes and set a match to them. A raoment later ne was found a whlrllng pillar of flame In hls bed room, and at 6 o'clock, conscious, but shrieking ln hldeous agony at the Mt. Sinal Hospital, a block away, the man dled. Presser was thlrty-flvo years old, steady and a hard worker. but try as he would he dld not succeed in bus? iness. One da_* he met Mlps Schatten? steln, and the couple became engaged. She |s wealthy, and advanced hlm $500, which was lost ln hls business. She tried to encourage him, nnd offered to advance hlm more, but he continued t'rylng untll the eve of hls -wedding, hoplng somethlng would turn up. Wlftn no good luck came he commltted sul? clde. REVIVE ENGAGEMENT RUMOR Expect I.ndy Mnrjorir aml I'rlncc Ar? thur to AVed. LONDON", June 21.?A fresh basis has been glven for the predlctions triat an cngagement between Lady JIarjorie Manners and Prince Arthur. ot Con-. naught would shortly be announced by the fact that Lady Marjorle was slttlng beside Princess Patricia of Connaught In the royal box at Ascot this week. Lady Marjorle's presence there was taken as an lndlcatlon of the Klng's approval and consent to hor marriage to a prince of the blood royal. whlcli would be a happy endlng to the royal romance of which she has been the herolne for a couple of years. Lady Marjorle ls the daughter of thc Duke and Duchess of Rutland?perhaps better known by thelr former tltles as Lord and Lady Granby. Lady Marjorle Is an intlmate and school friend of Princess Patricia. and of her sister. the Crown Princess of Sweden. NO NEW AMERICAN CARDINAL ROME, June 21.?lt was semi-offl cially declared at tho Vatlcan to-day that the dato of the noxt conslstory had not heen definitely decided. In some nuthoritative quarters. however, lt Ls believed that lt wlll be held ln December, thus closing thc year of the papal jubllee. Nothlng ls known regarding the re? port that two Amerlcan and one Eng lish cardinals are to be created. The creatlon of cardinals is entlrely in the hands of the Popo, who often acts without asking even the advlce of hls Secretary of State, Merry Del Val, or any other cardinal. It is improbable that there will be any new Amerlcan' cardinals. although the creatlon of an Engllsh cardinal is thought likely. LIGHTNING BURNS CHURCH Ifenvy Downpnur of Itnln Snven Cnr tersvlllr from Dcstruetlon. [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dls*>nteh.l CARTERSV1LLE, VA.. June 21.? During a severe storm this afternoon lightning struck the steeple of the. Presbyterian Church at thls place, set flre to the church and hurnt it to the ground. Hcrolc work of the peoplo of the vlllage saved other buildings. But for the heavy rain, the flre would have spread to adjacent house.**. and the entlre vlllage would probably have teen destroycd. as thero Is no tlre* llghting apparatus here. The members of the church had recently spent largo sums of money on repalrs, und the flre will causo a heavy loss, as- it is believed ihut the insurance had just expired. KISS COSTS $100 Courl IfncH Bxetcr Seliool Prlnclpal, Who t'urewaied Tehchcr. WTLKESBARRE, PA., June 21.?It cost $100 to klss a pretty school teueh er of the Exctor Schools, accordlng; to tho semoncc imposed by Judge Lynch to-day upon Edward Sulllvan, prlnclpal of the school, who was convlcted yes? terday of assault and battery t'or kiss ing Miss Agnes Klnn, who objected dc cldedly to tlie klsslng^ It ls consldered that he esenped llghtly, too, for Judgo Lynch decided to make him pay the costs, amountlng to about $10(1 and then deforred sen tence. HITS AMERICAN BOOK C0. Siieai fnr 9.1,080,000 I'enultlea nnd Ue mnndN Oustcr from the'State. AUSTIN. TE.\,, June 31.?Tll6 Attor ney-Oeneral llled suits in court hore yesterday agalnst tho Amerlcan Book Company for ponaltlos nggreSRtlng gii.OSO.QOn aml demandod the cnnipany's. oustei* from tho Statr, for vlolutlons uf tho untltrust law covorhig a period ot uuarly two years, Ono sult ls agalnst tho New York corporatlon and unuther agalnst thu New Jersey corporatlon, both luivlng lljo stiiuo uiuno und belng coil'iposcU ot tho same porsonu. PRESIDENT IN MUFTI ftl Whltr ll.icki nnd Ptinniiin lluf, Slng* I,on.llv nt Clutrcli Servlcea. OVSTER HAV, N. V.. June 21.?Clad ln a suit nf whlte dlick, wcarlng lan shors nnd n Panainn. hat. nnd extromo ly well and happy on the second day of iii.-. vncntlon. President Roosovelt drove to-dny wlth Mra. Roosevelt to the vlllngn from Sngiiinore Hill. and attended tho mornlng servlce at Chrlst Church. of whlch Mrs; Roosovelt Is a member. Rev. Henry Homer Wash burn, the rector, dlscoutsed on tlie rlte of confirmation of the Eplscopal Church, preparlng hls congregntlon for tho confirmation servlces next Sunday, over whlch Rt. Rev. Frcdor Ick Burgess, Blshop of Long Island, will preslde.. No mention oC the Pros l.lent or national affalrs was made. Less thnn l'.o persons were at the servlce. Tho Presldent and Mrs. Roosevelt, who were the only members of the Presldent's famlly present. came to church In the famlly carriage. A small group of villagcrs nodded a wel? come. as boiving rlght and left, und ralsing hls hat repeatedly, tho Presl? dent drove Into the Bhaded church yard. Illncka I'hotogrnpllcr*. The President and Mrs. Roosevelt occupled one of the two pows ln tlie extreme rear of the church. The Pres? ldent sang heartlly wlth the congre? gntlon. When the President and Mrs. Roose? velt drove away from the church a largo crowd was assemblcd. Mr. Roose? velt agaln bowed and ralsed hls hat. He carefully watched riewkpaper pho tographers, nnd as they snapped thelr comcra. he ralsed hls hand and hat, coverlng hls face. Thus far the secret servlce men guarding tho Presldent havo had noth ing of importance to do. Tlie Presl? dent's yacht, Sylph, has arrlved in Oyster Bay harbor. and lles at anchor near SJagnmore Hill, ready at a mo me'nt's notlce to take the. Presldenf or hls family on pleasure trips. Durlng the day the Presldent re? celved no visitors, and lie passed tho Bftornoon, which was extremely hot, at Sagamore Hill. Loeb IMeHhcd at Runior. Secretary Loeb was Intervlewed to day regarding the report from Wash? lngton that he mlght be asked to ac cept the posltion of ctialrman of the Republlcan National Committee. He was apparently ploased. as he read the report and snilled. "I have heard notfUng whatever about the appolntment," sald he. "They seem to he arranging thls matter In Washlngton." When asked whether thore was a probablllty that the Presldent would be asked to settle the matter by se lectlng a national chalrman, the sec? retary said tliat he had heard of such a plan. lf it is the intention of the sub? committee of the Republican National Commlttee to choose Mr. Loeb for tho Chatrmanshlp of tlie national committee thls intention, so far as can be learnc/l here. has not been communltfiated tc eltlier Mr. Loeb or the President. Some Indicatlon of the subcommlt t__e_'s intention to determine upon the man for tho poslton Is expeeted bcfor( its meeting ln Washlngton on July lst. PRESIDENT MISQUOTED Says He Is Glviug Japauese Every Op portunlty to-C'nrry Out Pledgcfl. SAN* JOSE, CAL., June 21.?In ref? erence to a publlshed statement to the effect that at a recent meeting of the Aslatic Exclusion League. Congressman E. A. Hayes, In an address to the meet? ing, had dellvered a message from Pres? ident Roosevtlt that he wns stlll trying for Japanee exclusion by diplomncy, nnd had qUoted- the President as say Ing: "I am sendlng to Japan the sharp est correspondence any natlon ever re ceived. If I cannot get what I want by diplomncy, 1 will by exclusion leg slation," Congressman Hayes to-night sald: "Newspaper accounts have evidently inaccurately reportcd my statement. Threo or four days.before the last ses? sion of Congress closed I saw tlie Pres? ident and said to him that my people had been expecting exclusion leglsla? tlon, which had been prevented for the time belng by the efforts to make (11 plomacy effectlvo in the matter, and asked hlm what I should say to them upon my return to Californla. He said that I could tell them that tho Presi? dent has been dolng thn best lie could in the matter. and thlnks that he now has lt in good shape. 'I want," sald tho Presldent, *to give Japan evory op portunlty to enrry out. Its pledges. If I cannot succeed through diplomacy in protecting tho people of the Paclfic Coast. I will unlte wlth them in helplng to secure tho enactment of an exclu? sion law." INJURING JAPAN TRADE Jnpancsp WIII Itcmlt Tntau Mnru In deninlty If Chlnn AV111 Hulse Boycott. SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. June 21.? Sochlto Asano, president of the Toyo Kisen Kaslia Steamship Company, ro puted to bo tho second wealthlest man in Japan, has arrlved here en routo to New York on a flnandal mlsslon. Speaklng of tlio boycott agalnst Ja panesa goods In Clilna, Mr. Asano sald that Japaneso trade had siitYered" so verely because of the boycott resultlng from tho Tntsu Mura affalr, but that ho did not exfpept lt to contluuo tiiucli longer. The Clilnoso wero foellng it. rollex Influenco, and ho thought that tlnancial conslderatlpns would soon out wolgb soiitliiiental reasons. A cllfforent version Is brought by Thomas F. Mlllard, ? the author, whe was a follow passengor of Mr. Asanc ou tlio steamship Mongolln, Accord? ing to Mr. Mlllard, the boycott ls in Jurlng Japnnose trade so deoply thal tho government, through tho merohant of tho emplre., called tho Chinese mor chants ln Japan togetlier in order tc make a proposal to end the boj-cott l.*y renilttlng the Indnmnity exacted ln tho Tatsu Mura Ineideht, MR. SHERMAN IN CLEVELAND \ Icc-lTchl.lcntl.il t'niiillilntc tho Giieat of ..lyr.iu T. Herrlck. OLBVISLAND, OHIO, .Itmo 21.?Rep? resentativo James s. Sherman, of ctici, N. Y? Republlcnii cnndldate for Vice Pi'osldoiU ou tlie tlcket wllh Secretary Taft, wus u vlsltor in Cleveland to-day, Iho giU'.-t of foriner Govoi'hOl' Myron T. Il.-i'i'ick. Mr. Shoriuuii. lt is stttted. wiii leavo ricvchunl Monday nlght for I'tlcn. Whlle hore the vlco-preslden Uul c.iii.ll.liitc met a uiiiiibcr of p.-r si.uiii friends, both of hlmse,? and Col? onel llcrrick. 0 TAFT TO SUMMER UT HOT 5 Will Dircct His Campaign From Hotel in the Midst of Virginia Mountains. NATIONAL CHAIRMAN IS NOT YET CHOSEN Republican Candidatc Reccivej Many Tclcgrams of Congratu lation, but Says What He Wants Is to See a Red Hot Game of Baseball. CINCINNATI, O., June 21.?Secre tary of War William H. Taft to-nlght ls spending toward Xew York, on tho Pennsyl? vania Plyer. havlng left Cin? cinnati thls afternoon at S:2Q o'clock. He expects to reach New York to morrow mornlng at 0:30 en route to New Haven, Conn. Ho wlll remaln at New Haven through thc eommence? ment exerrlnes of Yale?hls alma mater. Hc wlll attend a meetlng of the Yale Corporatlon to-morrow, and on Tues? day he wlll be present at the class day exerclses and at the reunion of hls o.wn .class of '78. On Wednesday he wlll attend the graduatlon exerclses cf the universlty, and expects to see the Yale-Harvard boat raco at New London on Thursday. Tho secretary will not reach the na? tlonal capital before next Sunday. He. wlll remaln In Washington untll after the session of the subcommittee of the Republican Natlonal Committee". which Is to be held July lst. It is not lm* probable he may remaln there a few days longer, as he has some matters to attend to whlcli he desires to dlspose of before going on his summer vaca? tlon. lloll.ln.v nt Hot Springs. Only tentatlve plans thus far have been made by Secretary Taft for tho summer months. He probably wlll go, necompanied hy Mrs. Taft, to Hot Springs, Va., for three or four weeks early in July. He says he would enjoy, above nll else. going to Murray Bay, Canada, where for the last slxteen years Jie has spent hls summers; but as that location Is out of the way and not easily accesslble. objectlon has been mado by some of hls personal and poli? tical friends to hls going there even for so brlef a perlod as he expects to utillzo thia year as vacation tirrie. It will be necessary for hlm. too, to be in Cincinnati about the 20th of July to reccivc the fornial notiflcation of his nomination for the presldency. It Is hls Intentlpn no/- to pass three or four days hore about that time and then return to Hot Springs for the re mainder of hls summer outing. .\n iTuiirmnn t'liut-cn. Plans have been practlcally com pleted by wTilch after the flrst of Sep? tember Secretary Taft will be contin ually ln Clnclnnatl. Practlcally no new facts were. de veloped to-day regarding the sub commlttee's inactlon yesterday on the questlon of the natlonal chairman. Whilo tho dlscusslon at the conference took a wlde range, it can be stated authoritatlvely that few names of pos? sible appolnteos were consldered. lt was the consensus of opinion among Secretary Tafl's advisers that the se loctton of a chairman should bo post? poned at least for t'ho tlme ln order that so momentous a mattor mlght recelve. thorough conslderatlon. After the receipt ot Mr. Hitencock's telegram yesterday that he could not be consldered in connection with tha chalrmanship on account of his health, Secretary Taft telegraphed Mr. Hlteh? cock inquirlng soltcltlously about hls condltion. Tho secretary received a roply from hlm to-day saylng that he felt better, but was seriously ln need of a rest. Atieiulcd Servlce*. The secretary, prior to his departure for the East, passed a quiet day at tho resldence of hls brother. Accompanied by Mrs. Charles P. Taft, he attended the 11 o'clock servico at Chrlst Epls? eopal Church, and listencd to a dis courso on "The Successful Man," deliv? ered by tho Rev. W. H. Pooie, one of the assistant roctors of the ohurclu Mr. Poole's tox't was the fourth verse of the sevonteenth chapter of St. John: "I have flnished tho work Thou iiaMi glven me to do." The scrmon was ln no senco dlrected at Secretary Taft, and no reference was made to hls presence in tho church. At. the ond of tha services the secre? tary cordlally greoted many of hls old friends and members of tho parlsh. A DAY OF TELEGRAMS Secretary of Wnr Kceclvc*- Mcssagea From AU P"rt** ol the World. COLUMBUS, 0? June 21.?Through? out tho day Secretary Taft has been recolvtng telegrams and lotters of con gratultttlon >on hls nomination. They come not only from all parts of thls country. but almost from all parts ot tho world. Many cordial mossages have como from Manila and remote places in thc Phlllpplne Islands, and from Cuba, Porto Rlco, Pauama and the lUywallun Islands. Tho Secretary Is especlally gratlfiod wlth the cahlegrums from Mantla, many ot which are from natlves who havo heen hls friends since he waa Crovernor-Getieral of the Islands. Several congratulatory telograms liaveabeen received by Secretary Taft from important baseball people, who uro aware of his lnterest in tho na? tlonal game. One of them was from Chanco, manager of tho Chlcago ?ijibs." with whom tho Secretary ls an r/qiiaintance personally. I.oiin for Bull Game. "I wisb," said Secretary Taft, "that 1 could seo a rattllng good game of hall. I have not tlme to attend a gamo for a long while. I wnnt it to hc a good ono, however?-a gamo for blood. 'I "Oh, I'll show you some Hno base? ball.'.' UttLi hls brothor, Charlos l*. Taft, who Is liuiucns.-ly interestcd iu tln* natlonal game, -when you como to Clnclnnatl later in tho .summer." "1 ,m see." remarked the Kucretary* to nls int.rvi.xw.M-, ULUghlngiy. "Char*.