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and printt it flrst"? The Timei - Di?patch, of course. rrHB TiMER FOUNDBD lMW. THJ3 DIBPATCH FOUNDED 1858. WHOLE NUMBER 17,953 RICHMOND, VA., FRIDAY, JULY 16.1909. THE WEATTiETt TO-DAY?Showera. Don't forget to hn-rn The Tlmei-Diapatch forwardet. to you while on your vae* tion. Phone Madlion 4041, Circulation Department. PRICE TWO CENTS People Determined That Great Nationai Highway Shall Pass Through Valley FINANCIAL SUPPORT ' IS EAGERLY PLEDGED lAt Leesburg Meeting $30,000,000 Is Represented, and Committee of Millionaires Is Appointed to Carry on the Work. Project Grows Nearer Reality. Good Roads Campaign Indorsed in Chicago [Speclal to The Timea-Diapatch.l CHICAGO, ILL. July 15.?Mem? bera 'of the Chlcago Automoblle Club to-day Indoracd the work of The Tlmes-Dispatch and the Waah? ington Post ln their work of fos tering a good roads movement in Vlrglnia. Aa a result of the news paperi"-' work the long distance tour lng club memberB are preparln-r to place Vlrglnia upon lt8 ltlnerary. "If other newapapers ln other States -would start auch a move? ment," sald Wade Calver, a Chlcago motoriat, formcrly of Baltlmore. "they would be dolng a work that would have lastlng results. Vir? ginia abounda In beautifui scenery and hlstorlc spota, whlch -would be dclighta to motorlsts except that they are cloaed books because of the roads, the navlgation of whlcli takea all pleastire from the outlng. "Of course. we are speaklng from the motorist'a Btandpolnt, but good roads wlll pay a divldend to the State In Increaslng prosperlty. When the highway between Wash? ington and Hlchmond ls completed there wlll be many cars seen upon It bearing the Illlnola license plate." [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dispatch.;* WINCHESTER, VA., July 15.?-A nationai highway from Wash? ington to Richmond by way of Leesburg. Berryville, Winchester and Staunton, wlll be the slogan of tlie people of L/Oudoun county and the Valley of the Shenandoah from now on. Thls was determined to-day all along the route from Washington to Winchester, when the good roada scout cara of The Tlmes-Dispatch and Waah? ington Post passed through that bbc tlon of the Old Domlnityi whoae beauty of landscapc and hoapitality of people are unexcelled. So determined are the people of the section aurroundlng Ijeesburg to have the proposed nallonal highway built through the Shenandoah Valley that immedlately following a good roada meetlng In the Loudoun County Court houae, at Xjeeaburg. a movement was inaugurated to raise funds wlth whlch to construct a highway from-,WaHhing ton to Leesburg. A commlttee ^.of millionairea, men who wlll contribute* liberally to the project, was appointed by Mayor Garrett, chairman of the good roada meetlng, to confer with citlzena of Fairfax and Alexandrla countiea with the view of having good roada comraittees appointed ln those countiea to act Jointly In a movement to construct the road between Wash? ington and Leesburg. MilllonH lleprcseuled. No Booner had the co'iimlttoe been appointed than a number of citizens of Loudoun county pledged themselves for large auma of mouey to assure the success of the project. At tho meetlng thero waa more than $.30,000,000 rep? resented. The wealthiest and most influentlal men in the entlre section were present, and to a man indorsed The Tlmes-Dlspatch-Waahigton Poat natlonal highway project. Never in the hiatory of roada in this aectlon of the country, prominont citizens say, haa there been such a strong senti ment for better publlc roads, and with The Timea-Dlapatch. and Washington Post taking tha lnltiatlve, tha people have falrly gone good roads mad. This sentiment existed all along the route from Washington to Winchester. As tho scout cara, dusty and showing the effects of a hard run. passed farms and vlllagea. they were cheered by. farmers and merchants. Womon, too, joinedv 1" the wlahing of auccess to the project. . Departing from Waahington, the good roads cars ran over the old Oeorgetown Plke and' then over the Alexandrla and LeeBburg Plke, both of whlch wene glven a solid foundation of rook ballastlng /somothing more than a century ago. The rock bottom of these old stage plkes ia as flrm to-day as ever, but the top dresalng ,haa long ago been waahed., out, and yeara of negifcet have left them dry, but extremely rough. Itedeein Old Highway. Probably the worst part of the old plke Is the atretch between Drains vllle and Leesburg, but John Guthrie Hopkins, a wealthy realdent, wlio haa recently purchased an 08tato of 4,000 ncres near DralnsvlHe, has become so Interoated ln the good roada move? ment that he 8tanda ready to cover ifr^m his personal fortune a dollar of '?Tnls own for a dollar ralaed from other aouroea, ln the effort ,to redeem thls ^once flne old highway connecttng Waahington wlth the Shenandoah,Val? ley, " The countiea traveraed. to-day In elude the hlstorlc home8 o'f many of the flrat famlllea ofVlrglnia, lncludlng the Washlngtona, the. Leea, Falrfaxea nnd other hamea Jnaeparably connected Wlth- colonlal, Revolutlonary and Clvll ,War tlmes. ? It ? waa ln thls anme charmlng sec? tion of the,Old Pomlnlon that Thack .' (Cqntlnued on Page Two?Column 2.); CHEESE-MAKERS IGNORELAWS Only Two Mnnufnedirea In Unlted Stntea Pnylug Tmx Itnpoaod. WASHINGTON, D. C, July 15.?"In stltute InveHtlgatlon.s at once that wlll Insure a better onforcemont of the law taxlng flller chceso and the collectton of the taxes due the government." Thls |? tho slogan of the Treasury De? partment aa lald down ln vlgoroua ln structlons juBt lsaued to lnternal rev? enue collectors and agents. The revlval of the crusade agalnst vlolators of the fllled cheeso laws is the reault of reporta recelved at the Treasury Department that very little attentlon ls belng pald by the fleld offlcers to the executlon of the act of June 6, 1006, Imposfng a tax of i cent a pound on fllled cheese and a speclal tax of $400 a year on manufacturers, $200 a year on wholesale dealers and $12 a year on rotall dealers. Only Two Obeylng tmw. Offlclal advlccs reveal the t&ct that only two manufacturers of filleJ cheese ln the Unlted States are reg Istered as paylng the tax desplte In formatlon to the effect that many other pcrsons and companles are en gaged in the business. The latter are making not even a semblance of com pllance wlth the law. The campalgn la to be strenuotm. Orders have been Issued that condl tlons must be Improved. ? Ail cheese factorles are to be vlslted and Inves tlgated wlth a vlew to determlnlng whether o. taxable artlcle is belng pro duced, and aample producta are to be taken and tested. lnternal revenue offlcers have been enjolned to avold unnecessary interference wlth the busi? ness of the'factorles ln thelr lnvestlga tions and t0 pay for ail snmples used. GiNGLES 0RAT0RY BEG1NS Stnie'H AHorney SiUMCeal* Thnt Whole Proccrdlnw Wns Prenrrnnged. CHICAGO, ILL.. July 15.?It came to oratory to-day ln the Ella Glnglea trlal. Aasistant State's Attorney B. J. Short led off. He attacked openly the veraclty of the Irlsh lacemaker, and stabbed covertly at her lawyer, Pa trlck II. O'Donnell. He wlll conclude to-morrow mornlng, and the trlal wlll end wlth the speeches for the de? fense and a brlef reply by the prose cutor. "We are trylng this glrl," sald Mr. Short, "for stealing lace from Agnes Barrette, her former employer. Tho sensationat story that the defendant has told about belng mlstreated has nothlni; to do wllh tha larceny charge. "We wanted to learn, however, whether thls story was a fabrlc of the lmaglnatlon of a hysterlcal glrl, or whether lt was a consplracy be? tween the glrl 'and some one else to rnake a sensatlonal defense to a plaln charge of larceny. "The theory of the 'white slave' plot Ib preposterous. Pat O'Donnell lost a great opportunlty to be the Abraham Llncoln of the 'white slaves' when he failed to cross-examlne Miss Barrette. "Why dldn't O'Donnell go to the ho? tel when he got the note sayinsr that Klla was being killed? Why dld O'Donnell tell the offlcers to flnd Miss Barrette before Ella had been dls covered ln the bathroom? Was the whole affalr prearranged?" GREAT ELKS' PARADE T'lfteen Tltoumiiiil Men ln Colunin More ? Than Four Mllc* I.our. LOS ANGELES. CAL.. July 15.?Flf? teen thousand men wllh decorated lloats and carrlages, formlng a llne mcre than four miles In length, com posed thu great Elks' parade whlch to-day passed for three hours through streets fllled wlth immense crowds. Twelve divisions made up the pa? rade, each headed by a brass band, with trumpeters and other musical or gantzatlons Interspersed. Offlcers of tho Grand Lodge of Elks'were ln gor geously decorated carrlages ln the front of the llne. As the processlon moved, drlll corpB of the various lodges performed strlklng evolutlons and the muslc of the many bands was punctuated at frequent Intervals by shots flred from cannon of Revolu tlonary days, hauled by a squad from the Spokane, Wlash., lodge, uniformed ln costumes of the tlme of Washlng? ton. MADE $300,000 IN A DAY Pattcn Pompoualy Tella Tax Man to Oouble Hla AMHCMNinent. CHIC-iGO, ILL, July 15.?James A. Patten, who ls sald by fellow-members of the Board of Trade to have made a proflt of $300,000 wlthln twenty-four hours yesterday, found hlmself on top of the list of Evanston taxpayers, and hls optlon on thls'dlstlnctlon he pur poses not to close out for some tlme. Mr. Patten was assessed thls year on $500,000 of peraonal property. 'whlch Is twlce the amount levled on last year. Mr. Patten hlmself. asked the change. "How, much personal property ou^ht I to assess you on thls year, Mr. Pat? ten?" asked Mr. Milne, Evanston's as sessor. "How much was lt last year," sald Mr. Patten. "Something llke $250,000," responded the assessor. "Never mlnd the flgure," Mr. Patten lnterrupted. "Whatever lt was, just double that now. Reckon that'll flx lt about rlght." STILL TRADE IN GE0RGIA More ItniilM Made Thla Ycnr Than In Four States Year Ago. ATLANTA, GA., July 15_More 11 ltclt stllls were dostroyed in the State of Georgla durlng tfiS fiscal year Just termlnated than were found ln Geor? gla, Alabama, Florlda and Mlsstsslppl a yeai- ago. Durlng tho year just closed, Reve? nue Agent James Surber and hls as slstants destroyed 616 stllls ln GeOr gla, 231 ln Alabama, 24 in Florlda. and 1 in Misslsslppl, a total "of S72.. A year ago, the entlre number destroyed was only 470. The revenue offlce attrlbutes the In? crease to the high prlce and great de mand for whiskey slnce the prohlbl tlon laws began to be passed ln the South. To Rnn ^'car-Bcer <'JoInls" Out. ? DOUGLAS, GA., July 15.?Declaring that near-beer ?"jolnts" are a dtsgracu to a prohlbltlon State, the Georgla Weekly Press Associatlon to-day pass? ed a resolution demanding that the Leglslature pass a bill to obllterate these "pest holos of temptatlon," nnd pledglng the aupport of the weekly press, ? VILLAGES DESTROYED Miiiiy People Perlali lu Earthquake In Greecc. ATHENS. GREECB, July 15,?An earthquake has occurred in the prov Inoo of Ells, the capitai of__whlch la Pyrgos. Several vlllages "were de? stroyed and many people perlshed. The muterial loss is heavy. llurlul Above Grouud. ATLANTA. GA., July 15,?Burlal in niarble, stone and conorete grayes, above grouud, already customary, ,ln several seotlons of the $outh, will soop beoomo uhlversal In thls* country/ aoi cordlng to speeches at the convontlon of the Southeastern Marble and Gran ito Dealers, which bejeaa here to-d?w_ 10 ESHKHUHS Seeing Officers Approach With Body of Victim, Mur derer Killed Himself. SLEW CIGAKMAKER ON LOiNELY 1SLAND Cracked Man's Skull With Rc volverand.Then Held His Head Under Water Untiil He Was Drowned?Accomplice, Un? der Arrest, Tells Grue some Tale. PORT HXJRON, MICH., Jujy 15.? Louia Rosenberg, a ctgarmaker of Cleveland, O., was murdered thia morning on a lonely island in the St. Clalr flats, just above the Joe Be dore aummer resort. A few hours later Frank Elbera, also of Cleveland, charged with the murder, was dead from a dose of poison self-admlnlater ed when he found arrest immlnent. A third Cleveland man, Sam Frlable, is held at the county jall aa accomplice, and has made a confession of the de taila of the cold-blooded kllllne. IIU Money Goue. The three me/i met at Bedore's Hotel, where they had gone for a vacatlon. I?iat nlght at a dance Rosenberg show ed a large sum of money. Thia morn? ing *^)a body was. found lylng face downward ln the rushea on the shore of a lonely llttle ialet. about 500 feet Trom tho dance hall, a deep gash ln the back of Wb head. He had been stripped of every cent. Aa the ofllcera returned to the hotei ?wlth the body they'heard a man ln slde Bcream: "I've taken dope! Help!" The man, who proved to be Frank Elbera, died ln a few mlnutes. In his room were a revolver and aome bloody clothes, wlth netirly $200 ln money. Murdered ln Cold lllood. The officers, who regard robbery as the motive. took into custody Elbera's rommate, Sam Frisble, also of Cleve? land. Frisble, who w-ls hurried to the jail here and examlned by Prosecutor Stewart, told a slckening story ot the cold-blooded fashion in whlch Elbera knocked Rosenberg in the head with the butt ot his revolver, and then held the clgarmaker under water until he was drowned. Frisbie said that race hatred as well as greed seemed to enter into Elbera's attack on Rosenberg. "I'll get that Jew yet," he says, El? bera'had frequently remarked durlng the several days the merj had been to g-ether. Cboned Him Inlo Wntcr. During the dance last nlght. *-Ylsbie declares, Elbera coaxed Rosenberg out of the hall and over to the island on the plea that he would meet some glrls there Frisbie accompanled them. At the head of the island Elbera suddenly attacked Rosenberg. The clgarmaker screamed for help and ran toward the rlver. Elbera, according to *ribt>ie, chased him into the water, struck him on the skull with a revolver. and then forced his head under the aurface, where he held him until Rosenberg was drowned. Frisbie says his only part In the murder was to asslst Elbera ln dragglng Rosenberg's body out of the water Into the rushes, where lt was found. WILL BE THOROUGH Government Determined to Slft Suttou Cnite Tlil- 'linie. WASHINGTON, D. C, July 15.? Though the court of inqulry charged wlth the duty of investlgating for the second time the circumstances sur rounding the death of Lleutenant Jas. W. Sutton, U. S. M. C, more than a year ago, at the Naval Academy, wlll have fuli power ln calling wltneases and conductlng the proceedlngs, the Secretary of the Navy apd the judge advocate-genoral will retaln absolute control over what is to be done. ln order to avoid any further, suggestlon of a mtscarrlage of juatlce, they are likely to interfere at any time if there appears to be a lack of thoroughness in the inqulry. It ls belleved that the court wlll give ample opportunity to the attor noya of Mra. Sutton to call all wlt nesaes neceasary for the development of new facts or evldenco in any way bearlng upon the case. Word reached hero to-day that -Mra. Rose Sutton Parkor, now at Fort Snelllng, Minn., a slster of Lleutenant Sutton, ls on her way East to be present at tho In? qulry. Major Henry Leonard, judge advo cate of the Marlne CorpB, arrlved here to-day to confer wlth offlclals of the Navy"DeparMnent concernlnjr the man ner of procedure during the trlal. STRIKERS SUBDUED T-,veuly-T-?vo LeoderH Herded To gcther in a Box Car. PRESTON. PA., July 15.?Wlth twenty-two alleged strlke leaders un? der arrest, herded togother in a box car, and the Pennsylvanla State con stabulary overawing tho 3,500 strlk'ers by the free use of maces and revolvers, comparatlve quiet relgns at midnight at the planta of the Pressed Steel Car Company, where the employes struck last Wednesday for a dlfferent work ing agreement. Desultory flrlng oc ourred several tlmes during the even Ing, OITlolals of the company to-nlght stated'that they could not understand why the strikera are rlotlng. ^aa the entire plant la idle, no offort being made to work a department. Strlke Called Off. FITT&'BURG, PA., July 15.?Members of the District Exeoutlve , Board of Mlne Workera thls afternoon called orf the at'rlke of the 18,000 mlnera of the Plttaburg Coal Company. President Francla- Feeha-n aays all the men wlll resume work again to-mbrrow morn? ing. r nill posters: End .Work. - ATLANTA. GA? July ly&,?After elect Ing ofllcers and ohooslng Chlcago for ,the next meetlng, the annual- aeaalon of the International Convehtlon of Blll Fostera carfie to an.end to-day. . .-,, m , ? , ? . ' laventlgallofi GnmOver. ATLANTA, GA.i July 1B,?The legla lat 1 ve Investlgatlon into the suspeiislon Of State Raliroad Commlaslonor S. G. McLendon waa ?o-day adjournerl untll Mcndai'. ! BUILDING FALLS. Thousands Witncss Accident In Which Seven Are Killed and Twenty-Five Injured BIG CROWD JOINS IN RESCUE WORK Women Overcome as Manglcd Bodies of Relatives Are Taken From Ruins?Many Thrilling Escapes and Many In stances of Heroisni of Sufferers. PHILADELPHIA, PA., July 15.?In one of the buslesl sectlonB of tho clty, and at a tlme when thous? ands of pedestrlans were passing to and fro, the flve-story brick building at the northeast corner of Elevenlh and Market Streets, whlch was belng re constructed for the Unlted States Gas Improvement Campany, collapsed wlth a Herrlflc roar shortly after 1 o'clock thls afternoon, burylng or pinning be neath the rulns thlrty-two persons, seven of whom are dead, wlth one mlss Ing, one fatally Injured, and twenty four more or less serlously hurt. The dead are: Charles Larzen, forty-flve years old, Bubstltute foreman of carpenters. Peter Frltz, flfty-slx years, carpenter. Paul Hannlng, forty-nlne years, la borer. Alfred Davis, elghteen years old, ne gro laborer. SIgmund Lansberg, twentyrthree years old, laborer. Alvin-, flfty years old, a Swede. Unknown man, terrlbly mangled. The fatally Injured man ls James Haggerty, thlrty years old, who has a fractured skuli. TbrllllDK Kescuen. The two lower floors had been .torn out, and the three above were shored up by heavy tlmber. Steel glrders were braclng the shorlng. It is sup posed that by the movlng of one of the girders, the entlre structure was loosened. The crash came without warnlng, and narrow escapes were many. The roar of the collapse was heard for blocks. By-standers and passers by fled In desperatlon. as it was thought an exploslon had occurred. When the ipeople reallzed what had happened. many flocked to the rulns and began a series of thrilling res 'cues. Before professional aid could he musterea, automoblles, te'amsters, wa gons and ail sorts of near-by vehlcles were fllled wlth the dead or Injured and hurrled to hospitals. Ifeedlena of Dnnger. Almost as strenuous'as digglng up tho Injured was the- task of keeplng the congested masses of on-lookers from surroundlng the wreckage too closely. The walls Whlch were left standlng looked unsafe, but the peo? ple surged forward heedless of tho danger. For a tlme servlce on the subway llne, whlch runs along Market streel In front of the bulldlng was tled up. A woman tlcket seller, terrified by' the crash of the collapse and the shower of brlcks and stones that poured down the subway stalrway, falnted In her offlce. Women Overcome bj- Siprht, The wlndows of the hlgh bulldlngs on other corners were bl'ack with spec tators. Friends and relatives of the workmen came In scores, and women shrleked and drew away as physlelans dragged half mangled corpses from the wreckage. Many lnstances of herolsm were wlt nessed. One man whose leg was broken, was plnned beneath some tlmbers. When firemen came wlthln haillng dlstanco, he asked that they attend.to the more serlously Injured. The entlre fourth floor of the bulld? lng lay a-slarit agalnst the slde of the adjolnlng bulldlng cuttlng off alr in a section twe'nty feet srjuare, where, It Is believed, the mlsslng man ls burled.. Workmen to-nlght contlnued dig? glng ln the rulns. INGRAM STAYS IN PRISON Hull Flxcd nt *7r>,000 Folloivlng Plen of Not GulHy. NEW ORLEANS, LA., July 15.? Wyatt Ingram, Jr., formor trust offlcer of the Hlbernla Bank and Trust Com? pany, of New Orleans, who was ar rested last nlght on a charge of em bezzline' the funds ot thnt lnstltutlon, remalns ln prlson to-nlght. Following hls plea of not gullty, upon arralgn metu to-day, ball bond was flxod at $75,000. The Hibernla Bank brought several suits of sequestratlon to-day agalnst local concerns la whlch Ingram ls sald to own stock, JEERS FOR CASTRO Hla Manlfcato to Vcnexueln In Rceelveil Wlth Rldicnle. CARACAS, VENEZUELA, July 15.? The mnnlfesto which ex-President Clprlano Castro has addressed from Santander, Spaln, to Venezuela, ln whlch he attempts to justlfy hls rule from the polltical, mllltary, dlplomatlc and admlnlstrative potnts of vlew, was read to-day at a joint sosslon ot Con gress amld the jeers and laughter of the delegates. - ?* ' lu PrecnrloiiK Cnmlltlon. SYLVANIA, OA., July 15.?Three of those Injured ln the nutomobile acci? dent on Tuesday nlght at the Jack- i sonsboro Brldge aro In a precarlous ! condltlon to-nlght?Mrs. G. M. Hlll. i Miss. Rubv Tliomas and Miss Lurllne j Cooper. Sllght hope' is held out for Mrs, HIII'b recovery. - , Wonmn Shnota Neirro 'Aawullnnt. LAKE'CHARLES, LA.. July 15,-rAt tacked ' by a negro biu'glar at her home here. early to-day, Mrs. Altce Long flnally sucoeeaed ln broaklng away from her assallant and 'shootlng hlm,' Because of the great amount of blood on the floor lt Ubelloved the negro recelved a mortaj. wound. Ilrlck Plant Iliiriieil. ROME, GA'., July 15,?T|ie plant of thei Rome Brlok Company was destroy-? ed .hy flre thls afternoon. The loss is $50,000. ari'd the insuranca *an.ona. TSFT NEAR BIEH Bluntly Tells Aldrich and Payne He Will Not Re* cede From Position. TALK OF VETO AGAIN EXCITES CONGRESS President Standing Out for Cor poration Tax, Free Oil, Coal and Hides, and Reduction in Lumber and Other Sched ules?House Has 'Stormy Day. WASHXNGTON, D. C? July 15.? Sllght but unmlstakable evi dences of frlction between the President and the conferees on the tariff blll to-day began to dlsturb the hitherto pleasant relattons existlng be? tween the Whlte House and the Capl tol. A last effort has been made by the conferees to Induce the President to conse'nt to the atriklng out of the cor? poratlon tax amendment without suc? cess. The President not only told Sen? ator Aldrich and Chairman Payne that he would not wlthdraw from his posi? tion ln favor of this tax, but deciared he was assured of sufnclent votes to keep the provlaion ln the blll and to insure its adoptlon In both Houses. 5>?y They Are Pledgctl. Palna were taken at the Whlte House to-day to mak'e U clear that the President did not send for Messrs. Aldrich and Payne on the occaslon of last nlght's conference, desplte the In tlmatlon given out in logislative clrcles that th'ese two leaders had been sum moned by Slr. Taft when word reached his ears" that the corporatlon tax was about to be dashed to pieces on the In his talks wlth the Senate conferee.i regardlng the bill. President Taft has been met with the statement that thcugh the conferees would be glnd *o do all in their power to carry out his wlrlies wlth respect tu difllcult schedules, they stand pledged to cer .alu ot their colleagues, wliose constt tuents are paniculurly Interested in the item-- under consideratlon, and can not alter their poaltlon in support of the Senate rates untll released from the pledges given. Revlvea Tallc of Velo. The conferees have suggested to ihe President that he send personally for the Senators to whom the pledges to stand flrm were given. The President. it.is deciared, haaadopted thls sugges tion. All these newly dlscovered facts havo revlved the talk of a poaalble veto by the President when the blll reaches him. Mr. Taft haa indicated to the con? ferees that he Is partioularly Interested in securing free hides, free oil, free coal and a materlal reduction in tlie lumber schedule. Hc alao haa expressed his lnterest ln other schedules whlch have to do with the necessarles of life. # , IVork of Conferees. Excellent progress on schedules waa made by the confereea to-day, a large number of dlffcrences ln chemlcals, earthenware, metals and agricultural products havlng beeti adjusted. Members of the House conference committee declined to accept the Senate amendments to the cotton schedule when that subject was taken up. These amendments consist chiefly of changea from ad valorem to specltlc duties for the nurpose of carrylng out the original intent of the Dlngley rates, whlch, Senate confereea assert, have been pulled down by misinterpretation of the Dlngley law. house vioTates pledge Demioerats Chnrge Bnd Falth, But I'reNideut Get* *2*$,0?0 Anytaow. WASHINGTON, July 15.?After a llvely debate the Democrats ln the House failed to-day ln their effort to havo a po-ovlslon, brought ln by Mr. Tawney, approprlating $25,000 for President Taft's travellng expenses. ruled or strlcken out of the urgent deflclency bill. The latter measure waa under consideratlon throughout the sesslon, and wlll be. the subject ot furtlier dlscusslon to-morrow. Members on the Democratic side were unsparlng In their eliarges of bad faith because the House, at the last sesslon, they allege, pledged itself not to make any additional allowances to the President. Thls was vlgorously. dented by Chairman Tawney and his collengue on the Approprlatlons Com? mlttee, Mr. Smlth, of Xowa. See Xo JVeoesmlty for It. Aslde from thls phaso of the case, the opponents of the appropriation aaw no necessity for the appropriation, aa the President, it was sald, had not requested lt. Mr. Ralney, of Illinois, gave as the reason for Us preaentatlon at thls tlme the deslre of the President to "boost" the League of Republican Clubs throughout the country, Availing themselves of the opportu hity. nfforded to talk on subjects for elgn to the blll, ? Messrs. Keifer, of Ohlo; Rlchardson, of Alabama: Kink ead, of New .Tersey. and Porkins, ot New York, discussed the tnrlff. The flrst attaok on the paragraph provldlng for the travellng expenses of the -President came from Mr. Ralney, who malntalnod that lt waa dlstlnctly understood at the last sesslon., when the Presldent's salary waa Inoroaaed to $75,000 per annuni. thal there would bo no other allowances to him. Not only the Itom for travellng ex? penses, but tlio conteniplated addltion to tho exeoutlvo otTtcea, waa bitterly nsaalled by Mr, Murphy, of Miasourl. He. sald his ronstltuents failed to re turn him to the Slxtleth Congress ho cause he yoted for the flrat apprqpxla tlon for travellng expenses.. I.lvlngNtou Oi'U Mlxed, ?At thia juncture Mr. Llvlngston, nf Georgla, who cqntrolled tha time for tho mlnorlty, dtscovered ? that Mr. Moody waa a Republican, ' Init waa speaklpg on the Deirtooratlo alde, aml that he had Inadvertently glven him an allotment of tei) nilnutea.' The hu mprouaaltuntlon thua created led. to (Contlnued on Page "3?Column 8,i SHAH STILL DEFIANT Flghtlng ln Tchcrnn Contlnue*, nnd l.PKiitliinn Are tldnnr Altn'cked. TEHERAN. PERSIA, July 16.?De splte the efforts of General LlakhofT, mllltary governor of Teheran, to open negotlatlons wlth the Nationallst lead ers and the management of both sldes to cease hostilitics, street flghtlner was ln progress tliroughout tho day be? tween tho Perslan Cossacks and the Natlonallsts and between the Royallst Bakhtlarls an-i the newly arrlved Na ttonallstR and revolutlonary Bakhtlarls. The Insurgents, however, contlnue ln the ascenrtancy. The Shah remalns obdurnte nnd wlll probably Insist. upon holdlng out untll the Nationallst guns are tralned on the Sultanatabad Palace. The control of the Royallst troops has really passed from the hands of the Shah Into those of General Llakhoff. The Nationallst leadcrs blamed the Cossacks for the contlnuatlon cfjt to day's ? flghtlng. They agreed to glve orders that lf the Cossacks took no hostlle stepa tbe Nationallst should re maln Inactlve untll Friday mornlng.' The flghtlng to-day centred around the Brltlsh legatlon. There 1$ no way of estlmatlng the casualtles, but, as far as Is known, no forelgners are among the kllled or wounded. (Later)?Flghtlng around the Cos? sacks' barracks ceased thls afternoon, and negotlatlons for thelr surrender are now belng carrled on wlth General Latkhoff. The Shah's troops are dls oontented on account o? InsufHcIent food and pay. KlrliiK on Lcsntlona? ST. PETERSBURG, July 15.?The Novoe Vremya has recelved a dlspatch from Teheran statlng that tho forelgn legatlons were under flre from the Natlonallsts. The dlspatch says that the Russlan legatlon was partly demollshed, and that the entlre stafts of the various legatlons were removed to safety out slda the clty. FlRlit nt Bank. LONDON, July 16.?Advlces to the Tlmes from Teheran say that ail day long the party of Cossacks at the Rus? slan bank -was heavlly engaged wi.n the Natlonallsts, of whom four were kllled and several Injured. GIGANTIC BOND ISSUE Prealdeut Ankn Congrrei*- to Provlde for Entlre Coat of Panama Cunnl. WASHINGTON. D. C, July 15.?Con gress wlll be asked at the instance of Presldent Taft to authorlze the issu ance of bonds to the extent of the lat est estlmate of the cost of the Pana? ma Canal. Thls Issue would be in lleu of that proposed In the rlder to the Payne tartff bill?strlcken out ln the Senate?authorizlng the lssuance of $40,000,000 in bonds to relmburse tho general fund of the Treasury for the purchase ot the canal property. This dectslon was reached to-day at a luncheon conferenco at the White House ln which Presldent Taft, Senator Aldrlch, Chalrman Payne, of the House Way8 and Means Commlttee; Secretary of the Treasury MacVeagh, and Asslst ant Secretary Norten partlclpated. The Goethals estlmate of $397,000,000 as the cost of the canal complete was used as a basls for the proposed bond lssue. The Secretary of the Treasury would be empowered lo lssue the bonds from tlme to tlme as the money ls needed. at Interest not to exceed 3 ?per cent. The existing ltmlt for canal bonds Is $130,000,000. of which $86,000,000 have been issued. These bonds are out at 2 per cent. interest, but lt was not belleved possible to sell more of them at that rate, hence the extenslon of the llmlt to 8 per cent. ? UNI0NS AND POLICE AT WAR Labor Offlc-al Cuargcd Wlth Bomb TlirowliiK ln ChlcaRO. CHICAGO, ILL., July 15.?The hold? lng of Vlncent A. Altman, asslstant business agent ot the Carpenters' Unlon, for the grand jury to-day, on the charge of placlng* the bomb that was exploded ln the downtown distrlct; on the nlght ot June 27, presages a bltter contest between labor unions and police. Altman's friends had predlcted that his arrest was a mere "bluff,'' and that he would be released hy the court, but Judge McShurely sent. hlm to the grand jury under bond of $20,000. The carpenters of Altman's unlon have a volunteer detectlve forco at work and charges have been made that the pollco are afrald to arrest the real *>omb-thrower, who, they say, ls in possesslon of Information that the offl? cers have protected gambllng ln thla city for years. As to tho nuestlon of the motlve be hlnd the bomb exploslons?gamblers' war or labor troubles?the sltuatlon so far has continuecl mysterlous. Tho police, however, declare that tho wholo bomb-throwing mystery ls about to bo cleared up, MURDERED HIS FATHER noy ConfcBKed Tlint Hf Kllleil Hlm Bprnuae of Mlatrontment. QT.TITM.VN. MISS.. July 15.?Oliio Wllllams, twenty years old, was lnck ed In the Qultman .lall thls afternoon, and Deputy Shoriff Sneed says the boy has confessed In wrlting thnt ho mur? dored his fnther, Collin Wllllams, one of the wenlthlest men tn the county. The farmer was shot and kllled at hls supper table Tuesday nlcrht, the shot belng flred from outside the house. Accordlng to the deputy sherlff. youns Wllllams confessed that he shot til.s father because the latter had mlstreat ..ed hlm. STATE SENATOR KILLED Waa Trylnp to Sccure Pnrdon for Slny era of III* Murdcrer'N Ilrntlicr. MONTGOMERY, ALA., July 15.?Stati Senator Oscar A. Bayles was shot and kllled late yesterday bv Davld K. Smith, at Monroevllle, their home. as a result of Bayles's efforts to sec'ure a pnrdon for Isaac and Jesse Sherley, who are servlng terms for the kllllng of Jlm Rmlth, a brother of nayles's slayer. The men took several shots at each other on the street. Smit-h es caped unhiirt and wns arrested. . TRAINS C0lL|DE Pi'Htaenger _ln?lie? Into Fndulilj 'Ptvo Ilt-ml, Two Dyiug. KALAMAZOO. M-ICH., July 15.?A tnorthboiind1 passengor traln on th?* Chlcago. Kalamazoo and Saglnaw Rall? way oolllded head-on wlth a south bound" Velffht a half-mlle north of Schujtz Statlorj . thls afternoon. The englneer and flremen of the pnssenger traln are dead nnd the englneer and flremau of the frelght nre probably fatally .Injured. . The a^ooldent ls be? lleved to have been caused, bv a mla underatanrtluBr af oi'iinra. SHARP REPLY JOpUE Dpubts Its Good Faith in Asking How He Stands on Liquor Question. WROTE DIFFERENT LETTER TO MANN Reiterates His Belief in Local Option, but Wotidd Sign Pro? hibition Bill If People De sired Vote on It and Leg islature Passed It?Gives Hard Raps. ANSWERING a communlcatlon from the Antl-Saloon League. written under date of June 8. ln which he was asked to deflne his posltlon on temperance, Harry St. George Tucker, candidate for Gover nor, made public yesterday his reply : whlch wlll stand a8 one of the Im portant' documents in the Vlrglnia campaign. Mr. Tucker called atten? tlon to the fact that some' of the questions propounded to him were not idontlcal wlth those sent to his oppo? nent, Judge Mann, and that the ln qulsltorial tone of the letter ralsed a doubt ln his mind aa to the good falth of the league and its officers. Doulit* . I.etiKue'n Slnccrlly. "I dp not feel sure," said Mr. Tucker, "that your Inquirles are made ln good falth. They appear to have been framed wlth the hope of givlng me aome embarrassment, or, failing thls, of injecting into the minds of those who may later on see your q-uestlons. some doubt or hurtful suspicion, con cerning- my past attltude on these mat ters. In other words, you' appear to be intimating charges, r-ather thari seeklng Information. Hence, though I am ready at all tlmes to face my record as a private cltizen and public servant. I decllne to submit to cate chlsing condticted in the spirlt whlch apparently characteiizes your inqui? rles." Mr. Tucker stands by his former declaratlons in favor of the prlnci-. ples of local option as against Stata wlde prohibition, maintaining his po? altlon, long ago taken, in favor ot "personal llberty and local self-gov ernment." The remainder of hia anawer, the entire toxt of whlch Is prlnted beiow; Is vigorous, though entirely reapect ful. . He raps the Antl-Saloon League for sending one letter to him and an other, couched In dlfferent languagev to his competitor, when he charge* that four years ago. Identlcal letter* of inqulry were sent to Swanson, WI1 lard and Mann, all of whom were con testing for the Democratic nomlna tlon for Governor. Mcninrnuiliim lu the Case. Along wlth his reply to the league. the following memorandum was given out at Mr. jTucker's headquarters: "On June 8 Mr. Tucker. candidate for Governor, recelved a lengthy com? munlcatlon from the headquarters committee of the Virginia Antl-Saloon League,. asking questions concerning his relatlons to the cauae of temper? ance. Upon his return to the city from a campaigning trlp, Mr. Tucker ad- . dressed a note to the commlttee ln an ondeavor to flnd out whether his reply would be publlshed or would be ut' ilzed merely as the basls of a state-' ment on the part of the committee. In this note attentlon was also called to the fact that one-set of questions. was aske<] him and another set asked his opponent, as the context of the ' communlcatlon seemed to show, and a copy of the questions propounded lo his opponent was requested. Mr. Tucker suggestlng ln thls connection that the league fnrnlsh his opponent with a. copy of the questions asked blm. In' response to this note the committee wrote, saying that the replles of can-, dldates would be publlshed and In cloaed a copy of the questions pro? pounded to his opponent. Other notes seeking to hurry Mr. Tucker were snh-' Bequently sent" by the headquarters commlttee." Mr. Tucker'* Reply. The reply of Mr. Tucker, whlch ls addressed to Rev. Henry Pearoe -At klns. chairman of the State executive committee of the Antl-Saloon League, follows: "The letter recelved from you some tlme ago Inqulrlng concernlntr my views on tlie liquor question divided itaelf naturnlly Into three narts. The llrst conslsts of six questions whlch refer to mv present. onlnlons and prob able oftlcia'l actlon wlth respect to cer? taln aapect8 of liquor leglslatlon. T clieerfully recognize the risht of votera to know the vlews of candidates for ofllee on all publlc questions. and liave fully and rapeatedly stated mlne on the matter coveved by your Inqulry. I am entirely willing to state them again. "I belleve thoroughly In the prlnciple of local option as ihe best method of liandllng tlie liquor question, and. I should favor all proper goneral legls? latlon whlch would tend to make thls prlnciple etfeetive. Belioving in the prlnciple of, local self-government, aa the baslc prlnciple of Democracy. X do not favor State-wtde prohibltlun. In this posltlon 1 agree wlth what 1 un deratand to be the policy of the Antl Saloon League. If, however, the peo? ple of the State should desire to vote' on the question and the Laglslature should pass. a. blll providlng for such a vote, I would, ir elected Governor, slgn auch a measure, Xn any glven looal option electlon my own courae would be determlin"d by my aense.ol public duiy. ??Frutneil to l-'.mbiirru-.* HIih.'* "The second pa'EVof your letter, you wlll .pard'on me for^-aaylng, haa an.lti qttisltorlal tone.-'? I do not feel sure that your Inqulrlea are made Lo _oo_ falth. Thoy appear to have been framed wlth ihe hope of givlng the some embarrussment, or, fatltng thlp, of Injecting into the mlnda of tho?? ?who mav later on see.your queatian*", 80me doubt or hurtful suspicion, eon eernine my past attltude, cn theaa-mat* ters, In other words,, you appear tp bo intimating chargea rnthe.r than aeatt Ing Information. Hence, though l s-n, ready at all tlmes 'to face.: my reoor* as a pi'lvate oltlaen and publlc aervant, I decllne to submit to caiechlalng co??