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advertine in the TimeB Dispatch reach the buying publtc. QJirStaup The Timei-Dispatch " prints the newi and print? it first." i*HB TIME8 FOUNDBD 1MI - THB DIBPATCH FOUNDBD ItSO. WHOLE NUMBER 18,184.. RICHMOND, VA', FRJ.DAY, MARCH I, 1910. TIIB WBATHBR TO-DAY?F?lf. PRI.CE TWO CEN1U STITMIDE B1LL T Senate Declines to Make Strode Measure a Special Order. TEACHERS' PENSION BILL IS PASSED State Depositaries and Stock Food Inspection Occupy Most of Day in Housc?Income Tax Dcbate Is Postponed to Monday Night. Kor thc fidcond tlmo on cortsecutlve days, the Senate yesterday rcfuscd to givo preccdcncc to lcglHlatlon on thc prohlbltlon qucfitlon. h-enator Strodd madc an carnont cffort to liavc IiIh Ktate-wlde filll madc a special and contlnulng onler for to-day, IjiH fnll ed by a votc of S to '.'5. Thls wan the.same In ntimbcr an that by whlch thls body dcollnod on We<Jrie?day to take up tliis blll out of Its ordcr. An Interesilng dcbate of thrce-quar 'ters of an hour prcceded thc vote, durlng which Senator fcchols lndlg nantly rt3entcd whai hc took to bc an effort to impugn the motlvcs of the Senators who dld not want any speclal right of way glven to thI? blll. Henator Strode dUowncrt any in tcntlon of rcflectlon on thc motlvcs of hla opponcnts. As on thc votc tlie das- beforc, thc Republlcans present, wtth ono cxceptlon, votcd witli the few I-iemocratic supporters of Scnator Strode'n measure. It was statcd last evcnlng that an effort wlll be tnade In the House to day to i.all up the Mycrs bill on thc ranic HUbJert out of its order. It Is not belleved, consldering thc. amount rof businesx niill on thc calcndar, somc ' of H of the flr.st Importancc to thc ..patrons, that consent wlll bc given to takc up at thls tlnie a mcafcure whlch ls almost ccrtatn to provolio two or thrcc days of debatc. Scnnrl- In Acllon. Thc Senate contlnued lts work of dispoMng of uneontesucd mattcr. and ridding Its calendar of the bills Whlch It has becn. advanclng for thc past few daj'B. Among tlie bllls passed were: Thc Klam blll. provlding for thc ashctisment of standing tlmbcr, and thc Owcn blll. taxlng ?oft drinks. Theso are part of the rcvenue pro firram of thc Committees on Klnance. Thls body votcd down a resolution looking to the holdlng of afternoon seaslons. It IjcIIcvcs thut lts hustnees Ja bring d'.*posr.d of -?WKh reasonable rapldlty. and secs no oceaslon for longet hours at thls stage. Af ter the ap proprlatlcn blll makes lts appcarancc, it may be decldcd to sit for a grcatcr numbcr of hours a day. At thc Instance of hpeakcr Byrd. the House postponed conslderation of thc income tax amendment to the Con Mltution of thc Unlted State.s unlll Monday night. It was agreed that an hour and a half wlll be glven cach t-ide for dcbate, and that thc flnal vote on thls subject shall be taken by iho iiciusf. not later than H o'clock on that night. Tttne wlll bc dlvldcd among those dealrlng to speak by the recognlzcd lcaders?Judge Martln Wil liama for the amendment, and Speaker Byrd, against It. 'I>acUer?' Fuad JKuacted. By a vote of C7 to 1U the Housc at' tho concluston of yesterday's ses ttlon passed llie teachers" penslon blll. Thls measure carrles an apprbprlation of $5,0GU, the same as glven at the last tcsslon. Thc amendment whlch was at ono tlmc proposed in commlttee. liinlt lng thc applleation of >tho penslon rund to those whose property did not exceed J7b0 ln value, was elitnlnated, and tho blll as passed was exactly as it came from the Senate. The passage of the blll was marked, for the flrst tlme at the preseni ses alon, by a demonstratlon from the gal lcry. A contlngent of fair interestcd pcrsons was prescnt, and wlth the members jolned ln hearty and good humorod applause when the vote was announccd. A new eircult was crcated, so far as the House ls conccrned, by the pass? age of a blll detaching the countles of Accomac and Northampton for thls purpose. There was some opposltion ?to making a new office, but the needs of thesc countles wero forclbly pre sented, and the blll was passed by a vote of 09 to 13. Sceka Informnilon. Judgo Martln Wllliams wants tc know what salarlcs the Department ol Agrlculturo employes are recdlivlng. A resolution offered by hlm was adopt ed yesterday, requestlng thls Informa tlon by thls morning. Thls actton was apropos of the bill providing for the offlccs and salarle; undor thls department, tho cngross ment of whlch Judgo "Wllliams hclc up. It was stated that thcre was. s general Increase of rcmuncratlon pro vidod in the blll. By unanlmous voto. tho tiesnor-Ucvi oodlficatlon blll passed the Senate and was at onco communlcated to th? Housc. Thls measure ls tho result of e long serfes of conferences between th< oystor, flsh, olam and erab . Indus trlcs of Tldewatcr. and It ls said. u be now satlsfactory to nearly every body concerned. The blll wlll bi placed on thc House calendar, and wll - probably be substltuted for the Re'w ? blll. It ls likely to be passed withit a day or two. The Love bill, botter Unowr throughout tlie State as "Houbo Bil No. S5," ls practlcally dead. This h the measure providing that- no pcrsot can be ollglble for tho office of dlvlsloi school suportntendent unless he ls i resldont of the distriet to which he 1: appolnted. It has passed the House Mr. Love arguedhls blll yesterday,Jjo fore the Senate Commltteo on Ptlbll Instltutlons and Ediication, and tha body passed it by indeflnltely. It 1 altogether unllkely ? that lt wlll b resurrectod. Wliere ithe Moiicy finen. Once moro a large part.of the tlmt of Jho IlQiise was taken up ln con ?Idoration of Iho evcr-vexlng problou of deslgnatod Stato depositaries. Ai noarly ovory sesslon somebody wa^it! to add banks' to the 11st, <and tho ra STUART PREPAHES FOR TBIPTD PAfllS He Receives Alarming Cablegram as to Wife'sCondition. AWAITS FURTHER WORDINNEWYQRK Candidatc for Congrcss From Ninth District May Be Called Away on Eve of Campaign. Virginia Dcmocracy Firmly United in His Support. [Spcclal toTheTlmcs-Dlspatcli.1 Itoanoke, Va., Marcb 3._Hrnrv C. .Stnnrt, randldate for ConjrrcHs from llie JVinth Virplnla Dlattict, pn?>ed throtifch Hnanoke tn-nleht <?n hln way ??> Xeir Vork. He rcoelved to-tlay a rableKTOtn from the phynlrlnn who I* nttrncllnir Mr*. Stuart lu I'arla, gt^nt very nlnrmliiK accounta of her condl tlon. Ilc l? ' boplnic 'or better n?nt, hut vrlll put Itlmaeir tvltbln reach of tlie ateainera for Europc ?o tlini |ie cnn leare Iniraedlatcly If it hecomea neceaanry. It In nn uiihappy nml fttrnnge coln cldeuce lliat Mr. Stuart, wlille in ihe oonvrnllon at llrlatol, nhlch nomlnntetl lilm for Consreaa ultlt ao much rnthu alaam, rerelved a uiea*ac;e> forirnrded to lilm from )-:ik Rnrdea, hl* liome, aaylng that n rnlilrernin had been re celved for hlru there tvnrnlnc lilm thnt Mra. Slunrl iiiir inuc-h nnrjr and that bla liuiiirrilatr preaence mlclit be neccaaary. , .\one of the trlrcrauhril nn-oiiuU of the convenllon t'ontaliied the faet that Mr, Irvlue, In bla ancech nomlnntlnK Jlr. Stuart, aalri that If Mr. Stuart fac eepted the nomlantlon It irould be Vflth tbe underatandlns; that If tlic bcalth of hla famlly demanded be would be frec to abnent hlninelf from tbe rampalfcn even If it waa from tbat very mnment mifll eleetlon day. Crlc* of "KlBhf. rldht," and "We'll tske rare of hltn" from all parta of the hoime Kreetrd thla announccuacnt. It iva? not auiipertcd then how aoon It ironld bco??me neceaaary to cxact t-ompllance rrltb tbe nnnounced condltlon. Tbe eableerama rrcanllnc Mr?. Stuart are dlntlnetly unfavorahlc, and tbe ?linn<-r? Mtm to be tbnt Mr. Stuart wlll be called to I'nria almoat Imme dlately. IN LINE FOR STUART Ilrmorrallr Organlzatlon Drtrnnlned to IJrlnc "Aba'ttC Party llarmnnjr. Not since the day. elghteen years ??o, wlien Thomas S; Martln was elect ed to Miccced Jobn S. Barbour ln the Seriate of the L'nltcd States has the DemOcracy of Virginia been so thor oughly united on one subject as in the determlnatlon lo rlect Henry C. Stu? art to Consrress. He Is recognlzod as tbo man who can redeem the N'lnth District, and In so dolng he wlll earn the. gnod wlll and gratltude of every Democrat in the State rcgardless of taction. For months past. ever since the Bub ernatorlal prlmary, thcre has been a pcreeptlblc effort to harmonlze the contHctlns elements of the Virginia Dcmocracy. Thls waj especlally pat ent whon a meetlng of the State Com mlttee was hald to nomlnate a randl date for Secrctary of the Comnion wcalth to succeed D. Q. Eggrlcston. Although the organlzatJon could have named Its man. It was decided to glvo the place to one who had been an earnest supporter of Mr. Tuckor ln the recent campaign. Rcccntly there have been rumors afloat that Mr. Stuart, who has been recognlzed as pcrhaps the antl-admln Istratlon leader, would opposc Scnator M?rtln two ycars hence. In a state ment given to The Times-Dlspatch. Mr. Stuart hns announced that he would not be a candldate agalnst tho junior Senator, and reiterated his de termination to be a candldate for Gov ernor. Now that the Russell county man has lieen forced by the demands oC his peopie to acccpt the congrcsslonal nomlnatlon, lt has become exceedingly gratifying to Democrats of all fac tlons ln Ulchmond that cvery element Inside the party' has jolncd In the re solve to see hlm elected. His selec tlon has ovldently done more to unlfy the Democfatg of the district than any happenlng for at least ten years, and all over the State party men of all sorts of viows are comlng forward and are extenaing tholr plcdges of support and thelr exprcsslons of good wlll. ? Somo of these exprcsslons are re garded as unmlstakable. ' They are taken to mcan that another long step has been taken for party harmony. They are taken to mean that Henry C. Stuart wlll go to Congress, and wlll as a result be a more formidable can? dldate than ever for the governorshlp. Flood Scca Vlctory. rSpeclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatchl Washlngion, D. C, March 3.?"I thlnk Henry C. Stuart wlll win ln the Ninth Congrcsslonal District," said Represontatlvo ? Flood. the Virginia member of the Dcmocratic Congres slonal Commlttee, to-night. "He has tlme to organize tho district, and. lt the Democrats wlll qualify themsclvet to vote they wlll bo almost, it not al together, as great In numbers as the Republicans, and thls tlme there Is a great deal of dlssatlsfactton ln the op positlonf with Slemp. whllo the Demo? crats, are solid for Stuart. A few in dopendent voters may declde the eloc tion." Senator Strother telephonod Mr Slemp that he would be here to sei him to-morfow. Thls Is, lt Is satd, foi party harmonsrt > ? ?' ? ?. -^ Colonel T.W. Bullltt Dead. Baltlmore, ? Md., March 3,?Colone Thomas "W. Bullltt, ? aged , seventy-one a promlnent lawyar of Loulsvllle, Ky, dlod at a hospltal here to-day of apo ploxy, wlth whlch he was strlckon oi a street car aboul a week ugo. ' Tln body was taken to Loulsvllle to-nlgh for burlal, ?* ? Colonel BuUttfaerved under Qenera Morgan ln tha Confe,(lei-a4q Araiy, Uur f Arrests Follow Sensa tional Raid on South Boston Plant. BIG SUM IS SAVED TOBACCOCOMPANY Partners in Business Are Mem bcrs of Prominent Danville Familics?Were Prepared to Produce at Least $25,000 Worth of Spurious Paper. [Speclal to Thc Times-Dlsnatch.l South Boston, Va., March 3.?On< of thc niost eensatlonal arrests evei rccorded ln the town's hlstory tooV place here thls afternoon through ln formation furnished by Robert H Bryan, manager of the Virglnla-Prlnt Ing Company, of thls place, that then exinted in South Boston a println? establishment conducted by John Thorn? ton. .Ir., and I,ane Noell, both of Dan vllle, operated for tho sole purpose o: produclng spurious Picdmont clgaretti coupons, redeemablc by the prcmiun department of the American Tobaoci Company. Thesc coupons have a casl value of one-half cent cach. LTpon a warrant sworn out by Mc Bryan, stating that he had reasons t< belleve that John Thornton, Jr., wh< was one of the partners of the establish? ment, had in hls possesslon ln a roon at thls place cerlaln presscs, electro types. tools and matcrlals for pro? duclng the product above menttoned Ofllcer Terrj'i accompanled. by Mr Bryan, aearched the place, and then found the goods as expectcd. Thornton Pleadn Gullty. When thls dlscovery was madc Thornton. who sccmed to be quitc a: oase, belng at, the bascball grounds some dlstance from the place, in com? pany %vlth friends, was found and ar rested. He pleaded guilty to the charge be fore Mayor W. H. Shcpherd. who seni hlm to the county jall at Houston t< awalt the action of the grand jury. After commlttlng Thornton, th< Mayor at once telephoned the Chicf o Police at Danville aaking hlm to ar rest Lane Noell, of that city, vln was connected wlth tho cstabljshmen here, and asklng chafhe'-bis-he!d unti an ofllcer from thls place could arrivi to take hlm ln charge. It was onl\ a matter-of a short tlme before Noel was under arrest, and the authoritie: here were notifled. An ofllcer wlll be sent there to brinj Noell here to-morrow for appcaranci before the Mayor on thc same charg> as that of Thornton. and hls bcin; commltted to the jall also ls almos assured. Thornton and Noell had for man; weeks conducted a Job printing offlci here, though somewhat ln secrccy, a few persons were ever seen to ente tho place. Fnll Outftt Found. There had been little doubt amoni many here that the establishment wa not doing a legltimate business, bu there was seemlngly no posslble mean of ascertalnlng tho nature of thel work. No one other than Mr. Brya attempted to solve the somewhat mys terious business belng conducted. Trlal after trlal on hls part to ente thelr secret chamber, ln which th work was conducted, was at last suc cessful, and to his surprlse he foun all the requlsites for produclng th descrlbcd product, The coupons made were from platei and on Identlcally tho same paper a that used by thc Amorican Tobacc Company. Thousands of pounds of thl speclfic paper was in the place, enougl at a rough cstlmate, to make not les than $25,000 worth of coupons. Afte galning such informatlon as was neces sary Mr. Bryan at once communlcate wlth ofllcers of thc American Tobacc Company, and ln response Messrs. Bcl of New York City: Flowers, of Dui ham, N. C, and Perklns, of Lynchbun who are connected wlth thls compan; came here last night and commun cated at once with Attorney Charl? f. Morris, counsel for Bryan, who ha hls client roect with these men, an thls tneeting resulted ln the arrests. Both Thornton and Noell belong I very prominent familics of Danville. Police Icnorant of Charge*. [Speclal to TheTImes-Dispatch.] Danville, Va,, March 3.r?Informatlo from police hcadquarters to-nlgli shows that no charge has been pre ferred against Noell. and the polic ofllcials know nothlng of the aftair. FAIRBANKS VISITS KING CalU at Huckinulinm Pnlnce, Accou panied by AmbnaNndor Retd. London, March 3.?Charles W. Paii banks, accompanled by American An bassador Reld, vislted King lSdwar at Bueklngham Palaco to-day. "Whe Hls Majesty learned that the forme Vlce-President of tho Unitod State was ln London he expressed a wish t see hlm. Mr. Falrbanks and Mrs. Fali banks-Wlll attend court to-morrow, bi as the ocoaslon wlll not furnlsh an ov portunltv for informal conversatloi the Klnk received Mr. Falrbanks th: morning. , ,. ? , Later Mr, Falrbanks and Mr. Rel vislted the House of Commons, whet they met a number of prominent pol tlcians. _' '_ -nftNQR FOR R00SEVELT _ London Decldea to Glvp Hlm Freedo of City. London, Maroh 3.?The Court i Common Councll to-day unantmous adopted a resolution* conferrlng tl honorary freodom.of the city on Th'"-' dore Roosovolt In recognttlon of "tl illstlngulshed mannor in which he fll ed the office of Prosldent of tho Vn'iu States, and for the eminent sorvl which he rendorert the vause of cl lllzatlon and the promotlon of amlc ble relatlons hetween forelgq natlonc 1 Mr. Roosevelt..wm-.vmti,iieiulQtt4] BOARD ADOPTS ORDINANCE WITHOUT WORD OF DEBATE Annexation Goes Now to Mayor for Approval. FINAL VOTE STOOD TWELVE TO SEVEN Opposition Practically Withdrawn After Early Poll, Which Showed Strong Sentiment for Union. Manchester to Act in Timc to Count in Ccnsus. Wlthout n word of delinte tbe Tloard of Aldcrincn Inat iil*ht coucurreit ln the ordlnanee for tbe conKolldntloii of Itlelimonil And Mancheater, na rccom mendcd by the conference rommlttcc. The meaanrc wlll be enarroaaed to-dny nnd preacnted to Mayor Blchardaon for hla alicnaturc. Walle the .Mayor haa hecn eareful not to Indlcnte hla posltlou ln ndvnnce, It la geoerally be lleved that bc wlll alun the ordlnnnce, nfter wfalch lt la to be certlfled to by Clty Clerk Auguat and tranamlttcd to the Manchcater Council. . The vote in the Board was 12 to 7. the workcrs for consolidatlon havlng one vote to spare. A messagc from Mr. Ellett, who was absent, lndlcatcd that he had withdrawn his opposition and would support the mcasure If de ferred until his retutn, and another member of the opposition was quoted as saylng that he would not see it fail; that lf his vote were needed at the last he would change from no to aye. In the interlm before the Board was called to order a poll was taken. When lt was known that there were twetve afnrmatlve votes ln the hall the bottom apparently dropped out of the opposl. tlon. The readlng of .the ordlnance was dlspensed with. and wlthout objection the roll call was ordered, resultihg as follows: How They Voted. Aycs?Meaara. Adaina, Bennett, But ler, Oonahoe, Gllmnn, Gruudy, Hoh hou, Kain, Powcra, Henuolda, Spencc, Zlmmerinnun?1-. Xoea?Meaara. Atklnaon, Cottrcll, Meltoo, Mltchell, Xelaen llicbardson, Whlttet?7. Messrs. Ellett and Moncure were re ported as absent from the clty. "vThen Mr. Ellett's name was called, Mr. Gil man, lils collcague from Lee Ward, sald he had been requested to state that Mr. Eliett waa unavoldably out of the clty, b?t that he had changed ' bls rnind wi'h rPpsrsl to the merits Mof fhe proposttioi, and if prescrn.-. v/ould vote for the union, instead of agp.lnft it, as he has-heretofore donc. A few routine matters were trans acted, and the Board ,adjourned nine mtnutes after Presldent TVhittefs gavel fell.. Under the amended act for the con? solidatlon of cities, the ordinanco must now be signed "by the Mayor, certlfled to the Clty Council of Manchester and passed by both branches- there, as ln Rlchmond, and signed by the Mayor of Manchester. An electlon ls thon to be called in not less than flfteen days, ln whlch the quallfied voters of Manchester are to pass on the measure, and eleven days must elapse after the electlon for contests, before the court enters the final order, put tlng the union Into effect. There are also certain formalitles as to the pub lication of the ordinance in some paper of general circulation for a speclfled number of tlmes before the Man? chester electlon is held. Must Be ElYeclivc April 15. By concerted action lt ls still pos sible to have the union effectlve ln tlme for the census, the flnal day of which is Aprll 15. According to Census *jlrector Durand the enumera tion alf over the United States wlll be oi conditions as of that date, and to have the united population reported. the union must be actually In effect on April 15. Among the members of the opposition thero is stillapparently some disposltlon to question the legallty of the formation of the com mittee of conference- and the prepara tlon of its report, but a leadlng law yer has been quoted as saylng that even If the point is well taken, which he does not admit, the action of the Council. taken wlth a constltutlonal recorded vote, would stand, regardless ot the commlttee's action. Chalrman L. R. Brown, of the Man? chester Commlttee on Consolidatlon, and a number of Southslde cltizens were ln the Council chamber wlien the final vote was taken. KILLS THREE MEN Cnttlcman Slaya Enetulea Who Attack lilm In Hla Homc. Cltronelle, Ala.," March 3.?Joseph Stokes, Charles Goldman and Davld Gortman, farmers. lato this afternoon were shot and kllled by- Laurcnce Odom, a cattleman, at the latter's homc, four miles -from thls place. Af? ter the shooting. Odom surrondered lo a deputy sherlff, who, fearlng mob vlolence, telegrajjhed Sherlff Drago, of Moblle. for asslstance, The Mobile offl cers arrlved at 11 o'clock, and no fur ther trouble is feared. The story as told by Qdom is as follows: "The shooting was the result of an old feud. Goldman, Gortman and Stokes came to my place north east of Cltronelle about sundown to nlght. Charles Goldman called and asked mo to come out, saylng. 'We in tand to do you to-nlght.' I would not come out, and the men outslde set flre to the granary, I saw I was In danger of belng burnedand kllled. 1 came out and was cpmpeUed to shoot Goldman. 1 met Gortman and Stokes later in the road. They moved to ward me, and I was compelled to shoot them." . .-. Odom was armed wlthT* a double barrelled shotgun, and eays all the men he kllled were armed, Goldman havlng a shotgun and the others'pls tols. Odom kllled a man at . Cltronelle elght or ten years ago, cuttlnjr his victim's tliroat. .. ? | - AVorkera Demand Inurcaar, ts'ew Haven, Can'n.i March 3_The de mands of approx'lmate-ly .3,000 trolley men of the State for a 30 conts'an hour flat . rate . from tho Conneoticut Conipany were presented here to-day. The company wlll take the d.enaan,d, un ^immsttosstom*' /?- &y ^ W. T.. DABXBV, Whoae FlKlit for Aniiexntlon Hna Ileen AVnn In Rlrhninnrt. MOBTAKE^VICTIM FROM GRASP OF LAW Enters Court Room and Seizcs! Cowering Dcfcndant at thc Bar. NEGRO LEADS AVENGERS rhtrst for Blcjod Unquenchcd, Crowds Stonn Jailr Sceking - Othcr PreV. Dallaa, Tex., March 3.?From the very graap of the law, Allen Brooka, an aged negro, chargcd vrlth'crlinlnal ly aaaaiilttna: a two-yenr-old whllc chlld, Tvaa torn by flftecu determlhcd membera of an angry mob to-dny nnd ltauged for hla crlme. Brooka iv?? actzed ln the court room, wlicre lie waa to recelve tlie Inw'a Judgnicnt, toaaed through n ivtndow to tbe innta body of tlie mob, Trhlch wnlted llke n pack of rnvlng wolvea for tbelr prey In the utreet beloiv. Hla brokcn body wna drnggcd throngh the atrecta and he wnshnngedto the Elka' Arch.hlgli nbore tlie hcntln of tlie avenglnK clt lzeua. Tbe mob wna lcd by an old negro. , / With It all, hardly a loud word was spoken, not a shot was flred, and above the dull murmurlngs of the mob could be heard the aged negro's trembllng shrleks for mercy. For nearly three hours after Brooks was hanged, Dalla3 was ln tho hands of the mob. The jall was stormed and death was threatened to three othcr negroes held on charges of murder. Thev had been splrlted away, however, and'after searching for them in valn, the mob dlspersed. Crlme Wna . Brutal. The crlme for whPch Brooks pald the penalty to-day was one of the most brutal ln the hlstory of thls county. Hls alleged vlctim ls tho daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Buven. linmediately after hls arrest last wcek. the negro was taken out of tho city for safekeeplng. He was returned early thls mornlng and taken to the court house at dayllght, to awalt the calling of hls caso in the Crlmlnal Court. A great crowd gathered early, and when attorneys for the defendant. who had been appointed by the court bogan arguments in favor of a postponement of <"ne trlal untll to-morrow, rumors started through the crowd that a change of venue had been granted. Thls statement caused one of the greatest demonstrations ever seen in Dallas county and the court house was charged by the mob. Scores of offlcers, hastlly summoned, were overpowered, the locked doors of the court room were wreckert and the negro, crouch lng In a corner praying, was selzcd by tho leaders of the mob. This was ln-the second story of thc bulldlng. Outslde, the maln body of the angry crowd was'walttng. A rope wlth a hangman's noose was ready. and when it was announced from the wlndow that the negro had. been ta? ken, the ? rope' was ? thrown Into thc room. The noose was placed about thc priBoner's neok and ho was.pulled and thrown to tho ground, flghtlng llke a tlger for hls 1.1 fe. He struck on the pavement on hls forehead and, it ls bolleved, fractured hls skull ln tho fall of about thlrty feet. Ilent.-u to Dentu. Instantly dozens of men jumpea on hlm wlth thclr feet and hls Cace was ltlcked Into a pulp o-nd he was brulsed all over, probahly dylng wlthtn a few mlnutes. A ecore of men seized the rope, and at the head of the mob, dragged the negro's body twelve blocks up Maln Street to the Elks's Arch. where It was suspended to a supportlhg telephone pole, Tho police out tho body tlown In ?about flve mlnutes. It was taken to the City Ilall and later turned over to an undortaker. After tho- lynching there were criee to the elteut that other negro prlsoners 1? the county Jall, ospeolally two whc IIHUII FLINd - ? Then President Taft and Speakei Execute "Hqe-Dbwri"; Together. "W'ashlngton, March 3.?Whlle.mor than fifty guests looked on laughlng ly and applauded, Speaker ? Canno: tempted President Taft to-nlght into ! test of tcrpslchorcan agillty ln th East Room of the Whlte House. Botl stopped panting when the trial wa; ended. but the oplnion was unanlmou: that the honors on fancy steps wor< even. The dancing followed a dlnnei glven by the President to "(Jnclo Joe,' sald to be ihe tlrst formal affalr evei accorded a Speaker of the House oj Repreaentathes by. a President. ' Tho dlnner ended," the company went to tho East Room, whlch boasu an ampje and smooth dancing tloor An orchestra played a geiule waltz and the President led off with Mrs. Jo. seph H. Oalnes, wife of the Itcpresun tatlve from West Vlrglnla. The Speaker, wlth Mrs. Laughlin, a sistet of Mrs. Taft, gllded out on tho pol Ished floor in the wako of hls chief. Then the dance was on. In the Inter mlssion, however, when the orchestra struck up a lively tune, "Uncie Joe" stepped briskly Into tlie middle ol the room and brought hls heels to? gether sharply. There was a patting of gloved hands, and volces called encouraglngly !to the guest of honor. In a moment thc Speaker's heels were twlnkllng ln a brilliant Hlghland fling. "Excellent, eh?" he called, oxultlngly to Mr. Taft. "I was somothlng of "a dancer when I was a youngster." For answer the President stepped smllingly forward and those who were present say the two executed severa steps of an old-fashloned "hoe-down' that dellghted every one. Both wer< puffing when thoy finished. Followlng the dancing tho Preslden led hls men guests to the siuokius room on an upper floor of the Whlti House. where an Intimate talk wa had, in which partisan polittcs is saii to have had no place. Tho women re malned in tho East Room. Sonie days ago President Taft con celved the ldea of glvlng a regula state dlnner in honor of tho Spoake of the House which would be commen surate with tho dlgnity of that hlg ofUco. The affair to-night was on th same soclal and ofllclal p'ar wlth thos glven rogularly in honor of tho VIce Prosjdent, . the dlplomatlc, roprescnta tlves and .othcr dignltaries of tho gov ernmervt. ? . About fifty guests, nearly all o whom were Senators and members o tho House', accompanled by tholr wlves were presont.'A'mong the honor guest was Wajor.J. C-Hemphlll. editor of thi Rlchmond Tlraes-DIspatch. ? DANGER SCENE SHIFTS Oblo' lllver No'w on ' ItmnpaKC, Wltl ?Watcra nialng. Cleveland, O., March 3.?The- floods whlch have swept over tho vlllagcs and farms of Ohlo began to subslclc to-day, brlnglng hopa to tho thou sands who have been driven from tholi homes by tho rlslng waters. The danger nolnt seoms now to have shlfted from lts txlbucarles to the Ohlt Rlver, whlch Is rlslng at several polnts owlng to the Immenso accretloh o: water from swollen minor streams. A the same tlroe, serlous consequancei ure not expected it -the woather re matns clear. L*j' - A last effort of theifloTnl drove 20i additlonal famllies' from -their honie: at Kanesvillo to-day, but -sh.or.tly af terwards the waters bogan to recedc U wlll be! soveral weeks before lh< damago catised by tho tlood can b> repalred or oyonestlmated, Tho retlr Ing waters haveMeft vtllages choke' wlth mttd and houses crumbllng .oi 1 t hff ^^ftt^^^^^g^SB^ ' PLEAS FORACTION IN STRIKECRISIS Deliberately Refuse to Interfere in Great Labor War. MAYOR POINTS WAY TO COURTS Reyburn Says It Is Not City's Duty to Take Hand in Strug . gle, and That Judiciary Is Able to Settle It. First Step Is Taken. PhtlfldeJphla, llnrcli 3.?Tbe firat atep toward havlng the differencea betweeu tbe utrlkini? street car men and the Phlladelphln Rnpld Tranalt Cnnipnny aettled under the nulhorlty of fnc courta, and thua prevent the Klgnutlc aympnttietlc atrtke, waa takeu to-nlaht by the cartnen. An attorney representing the Amal gamated Assoclatlon . of Street and Eleetrtc Rallway Employes wroto to Presldent Kruger, of the Phlladelphla. Rapld Translt Company, asklngthat he Join in an applicatlon to be made to the courts under the act of 1833 for the. appolntment of a board of arbl tratlon to declde the tltfferences ?xist Ing between the strlkers and the tran? slt company. A reply is requested be? fore noon to-morrow. Before the recelpt of the commtini-i catloi> Presldent Kruger when shown a copy of the law by representatlves of the United Business Men's Assocla? tlon. who asked hlm If the officials of the company would ablde by lt, he replled: "Ccrtalnly the company wlll submlt to law." Acta on Mayor's SujrgcMtlon. The action of the carmen's attorney followed the suggestion of Mayor Rey? burn, who ln his meBsage to Clty Councils to-day stated that "the couria of law are avallable for the rcdress of any real grlevance which may ealst between tho Phlladelphla Rapld Tran? slt Company and Its employes." For the ftrst tlme ln fIve years the cltlzens were excluded fvom tho ses slona of thelr ehosen representatlvef thls afternoon. An hour before thi tlme qf convenlng the Select and Com inon Councils a vast crowd had gath ?as.ed,^ou?Uie~tQurtJi. floot c-E.-thc CU: Hall,, but several stalwari policemer keptall save the Councllmen, reportew and a few prlvlleged personS outslde the Iron gate which leads to the Coun? cil chambers. The strlkc was practlcally Ignored by both bodles. A inessage from Mayor Reyburn revlewed the situatlon brlefly, and stated his policy of non lnterference ln these words: "It is not the cltys duty, nor yours or mine, to Interfere between the Phil adelphia Rapld Translt Company and lts employes. The courts-of law ara avallable for the redress of any real grievances which elther may have agalnst the other. No reason exlsts, nor can exlst, In proper cases, why they and all other dlsputants should not submlt thelr differences to the courts or adjust thelr disputes between themseilves. ? Would Prolone Strtfe. "Any attemp|t, however honest lt may be, which tenda to draw awaj from the partles themselves, or fron the judiciary, the determlnatton of dls putes, which under the Constltutior and laws of the Commonwealth an lntrusted to them, necessarlly weak ens and Impalrs our form of .govern aient and in the present caso would bui tend to prolong the agltation that w:i. delay the restoratlon of full aervlce by the translt company. Thls the pub llc is e-ntlUed to have, and I conlt dently believe by the continuance ol present peaceful condltlons it wlll soon ba fully vestored. ln brlngtng about peace and good order i rely on the co operatlon anj ald of Councils and the support of all law-abldlng citl zens." That the Councils were ln entlre ac. cord with the views of the Mayor ln the foregoing, was made evldent by the absence of any action or dlscus slon relatlve to the crlsls. SeveraJ petltlons from business men's ass1^ ciatlons and trarle organlzatlons beaf Ing on the strike were heard without comment. A resolutlon from tho Central Labbr Union requestlng arbltratiou was ln troductlon lii the Common CouncU, biit lt was referred to the law commlt In Select CouncU, Thomas Macfar land presented a resolutlon Instructlng Mayor Reyburn, "Willlam H. Carpenter and George H. Earle, the city's repre? sentatlves on the Phlladelphla Rapld .Translt Company boara. of dtrectors, to riemand a submisston of tho com? pany to arbitratlon and directlng, I:i the event of thelr refusal to oboy these instructions, that they be asked "to resign. Forcatnlla Dcbate. Counoilman Henry J. Tralner fore stalled debate upon the resolutlon by Immedlately movlng that it be tabled. The motlon to table was carrlea wlth only a few dlssentlng volces. Macfarland twice attempted there aftejr to gatn the privllege of the floor ln order to prsent another reso? lutlon. but Presldent Kazlott vefused t.o recognize hlm. Thls resolutlon satlrlcally called upon "Our Feerless Leader, Cohtractor James P. McNloh bll, who ls now sojournlng in sunny Florlda under the shelterlng palms, ln ? company wlth certaln Influentlal R? publicans; Democratlo members of Councils and the. foundors of tho Worklng Men's League party, to t? turrt Immedlately and Isaue the neee* sary orders to Reyburn dnd Clay to change their belltgerent attltude." Irector of Publlc Safety Clay to day vvrote tho presldent of the BullJ ers' Kxchangfi directlng thal all bulld ihg materlals near placea Iti courso of ore'otlon be removed frotn the streets by to-morfow nlght. Thls la '?! ic^. urexftat.. J^tQJMu ?.wp$**-j, ?.*?? - ???'