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THE TIMES FOUNDED IBM. WllUJjllj JS'UMBER 1S,600. RICHMOND, VA., TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 1911. THE WEATUEB TO-DAY?Folr. PRICE TWO CENTS. FORTUNE IS GIVEN FOR SINGLE BOOK Gutenburg Bible Goes to HuntingtonforRecord ' Price of $50,000 A TREASURE OF HOE COLLECTION Largest Auction Sale of Books Ever Attempted Is Opened, and Almost Priceless Speci? mens of Printers' Art Are Offered to Public?First Day's Bidding Spirited. Now York, April 24.?Tho first book I iver printed from movable typo to ilght brought the highest price ever paid for any book. The prize was tho , I'.ulcnberg Bible, the purchaser Henry H. Huntington, of Eos Angeles, and the price ?50.000. The purchase was made at the open? ing tesslon to-night or tho salu of the library of the lato Robert Hoe, tin largest public auction sale of book? over attempted. Experts have esti? mated the collection to be worth mnro than a million dollars, and wealthy i ?jiiiateurs an'l dealers from Europe have come to Vie with the American collectors In the bidding, it was evl- I dent from the progress of the sale to- | night that American bidders were tak? ing the croaiii of the offerings at prices averaging higher than any ever offered iit a public auction. Tho highest price previously paid for the Gutenberg Hlble at nuctlon was 120,000, at which Bernard Quaritch | purchased It In England fourteen years ago. At a private sale ho disposed of it shortly afterward to Mr. Hoc at a. profit of ?2,500. and It has remained in the Hoe collection ever since. Tho copy was printed some time between H50 and 1455. Hlildlug for the treasured book was spirited, with Bernard Quaritch, son of tho former owner, participating un? til tho bids passed tho ?21.000 mark. From there It Jumped bv thousands it a clip to Sir,.ooo. At ?19,000 P. A. II. Wldener. of Philadelphia, who had i-ieen the most determined of the run- | ners-up, dropped out of the race, and the even ?30.000 was hid by Mr. Hunt- j Ington. The winner Is a son of the iiite Collis P. Huntington. Tin: entire collection of first i editions, historical bindings, illumU natcd manuscripts, Incunabula, rare Americana. uulogrnphs, holograph manU6crl|>ts and other treasures prized by bibliophiles which the late Hobert Hoc put fifty years to gathering, wi? ? placed on sole. The actual value, of th? j collection Is what It will bring, but the London Times feels no hesitation In predicting that the "Robert Hoe sala J will constitute in the way of nggregato totals, the greatest event of Its kind ] In the annals of book auctions." And | -.he prediction soems safe, for, whereas the largest amount hitherto realized from a sale of books at auction Is ; ?325,000, competent experts estlrnato the Hoe collection to be worth from ?1,000,000 to ?1.500,000. It Is true that the collection of the lato Earl Spencer brought ?1,250,000, but that was ut pri? vate sale, to Mrs. Ryland. who later gave It entire to the city , of Man? chester. England. > Sinker and I.over of nook*. Robert Hoe did not Waat his books to go to any public collection, there to Ho unhandled and unread. In glazed ?how cases for the Illiterate to stare! at. He himself was a maker of books as well as a lover of them. He canio of a family of pressmen: the processes of the binders' art wcro well known to him; he not only bought book's, but be read them, and it was his desire that at his death the treasures he had spent so many loving hours In amass? ing should pnss Into the hands of those who could appreciate thorn, and he be- : llevcd the best means to Insure his desire was to d'strlbute them at publlo auction. How far his desire will bo realized romnins to bo seen, for J. P. j Morgan has been a conspicuous buyer | Ht all notable sales of recont years,' and It is supposed that at his death his colleotlon will paBS to the Metro? politan Museum of Art. Mr. Morgan, is in Europe at present, but his repre? sentatives will undoubtedly attend the sale. . Beverly Chew, himself a collector and lltoratus of note, and long a friend J of Mr. Hoe. is the authority for- the motives behind the sale. "Mr. Hoe nnce told mo," he has written, "on his return from Europe, of n visit he had mnde to one of the great libraries, and of his feeling of surprise and disgust at tho utter Inck of reverence and ap? preciation he found, as shown In the j care given to the great monuments of printing. Tho catalogue of this library was rich In tho masterpieces of the early printers, and when he nsked for them, volume after volume was brought to him covered with dust with leaves stained and bindings I broken, and In every way proclaiming the effects of Indifference and neglect. *' 'This,' lie said, 'confirms mo in tho conviction that thoao who love books should have them in custody, and will tako the best caro of them. If the great collections of tho past had not\ been soldj( where should I havo found my books?' " Historical Intercut. The value of the Gutenberg Bible Is not alono in its beauty as an exam? ple of the book maker's art, consid? erable though that be, for more beau? tiful books havo bean printed; nor in its rarity, for there are thirty-four copies in existence; but In Its histori? cal Interest, for it was the first book known to havo boon printed from movable types. One hundred and eighty copies were struck off on paper and thirty on vellum, and of these twenty.seven on paper and seven on vellum are now known to bo in exis? tence, of which two?one the Hoe copy and the other owned by Mr. Morgan_ are In this country. Tho Hoo copy la tho more perfoct of tho two, and it is probably the last thnt will over ho sold at auction, for tho others are now either In lihrftrlos or museums. But tho Gutonborg Blhle, though tho chief, is by no moans tho only (Continued on F'fth Page.) MUST FORFEIT LANDS Unllroad* May Lose ?7C,0OO,000 by Cuurt'a l)c-c!filon. Portland, Ore., April 24.?Federal j ?/"'?lice Charloe 13. Wolverlon to-day de? cided that the SjuiIilth Pacific and tin* Oregon und California Hallway Coin .iuuIok must forfeit to tlio United States (fovernmont about 200,000 acres of lund fthich lu valued at $10,000,000 to $J6, Ouu.OUO. The *case probably will be ap? pealed. Interpreting the act of Congress framing the land as an aid to railway construction, the court held that Con? gress Intended that this land should be sold to bonatlde settlers lu tracts not greater than 100 acres to one Individual And at a price not exceeding $2.GU an Acre. While deciding in favor of the gov ormnt-nt. Judge Wolverton decided against the 5.00U Individual intorveners Jn the case. He held that they had Acquired no right whatever, either by eetlllng on tile land or by tendering the maximum oums Hpcclited by tlio law. The offoct of this portion of tlio decision is that tho lands cannot be procured by an individual until the 1'resldent or Congress again opens them to entry. POLICE IN REBELLION They Conduct Wholcnnle Itnld Without Order From Chief. Cleveland, O., April 24.?Mayor Buhl to-day began an Investigation of yes? terday's rebellion In the pollco depart? ment, when n number of patrolujen and plain clothes men, without orders from Chief of Police K?hler, raided fifty saloons and resorts for Keeping open 'in .Sunday, only to have the prisoners froed. Declarations were rife to-day that a battle to oust the chief from his posltlo'i Is on. Political enemies of K?hler and members of the. Forum Club, an organization In the police department, which Is opposed to him, will carry on the fight. It Is sutd. Patrolman Savage, secretary of the Forum Club, and the man who directed yesterday's raid, attempted to have Police Captain Thomas Madden, with whom he had an altercation while the '"aid was on, arrested to-day on a char>re of assault anil battery. He failed because the police prosecutors refused to become embroiled In the matter, Warrant.? wore Issued, how? ever, for the proprietors of the places raided yesterday. Church nocletles also are taking n hand In the matter and j urging an Investigation. BOWYER APOLOGIZES Teil? Mix? Herr? Hp Jr? Sorry for Acndrmy Ineldcnt. Annapolls. Md.. April 24.?It was learned to-day that Captain .1. M. Bow yer. superintendent of the Naval Acad? emy, has forwarded to Miss Mary II. Beers, daughter of Professor Heers, of , Vale University, a letter of apology /or the action taken by one of the acodemy officers, who suggested to her j midshipman escort that by reason of r,er employment she should not again be Invited to an academy dance. The letter was not made public, but It is understood that Miss Beers was assured that the notion was due en? tirely to a misunderstanding of her status. In connection with the affair. It may op said of the body of the midshipmen that they wore not In sympathy with tho attitude apparently assumed by some of the academy officers In this matter. It is the frequently expressed opinion of the cadets that a mldship I tnan has a right to bring any rospect I able woman to a dance, no matter -what l nor employment or status may be. SUCCEEDS M' CRACKEN Dr. Rimer El I-worth nrown to Br Chancellor of XetV York University. New York, April 24.?DS-. Elmer Ells? worth Brown, of Washington. United States Commissioner of Education since 1906, was appointed to-day chan. collor of New York University, to suc? ceed the Rev. Henry Mitchell Mac Cracken, D. D., resigned. The appointment wn? announced by the university council to-night, after an executive session, at which the re? port of a substitute committee recom? mending Dr. Brown was adopted. Dr. Brown was born at Klantone, Chnutauqua county, JT. Y., In 1861. His education was received at tho Illinois Normal University, tho University of Michigan and tho University of Halle. In Germany, with the supplementary honor of the degree of Lit D. from both Columbia and Wesleyan Univer? sities. It Is understood that Dr. Brown has accepted the chancellorship and will assume Its duties soon, ALLEGED PLOTTERS HELD Chnrged With Planning to Overthrow Government of Santo Domingo. San Juan, Porto Blco, April 24.? General Carlos F. Morales, former President of Santo Domingo; Maurlclo Jlminez, former Vlco-Presldent, and General Zcnon Torlblo, formerly an ofilcor In tho Santo Domingo army, were arrested here to-day by United States Marshal Hubbnrd, charged with violating section 13 of the United States statutes having to do with act? of hostility against a government with which the United States is at peace. It Is alleged that papers found among their personal effects Indicated that the accused men were preparing I to organize a military expedition from Porto Rico against Santo Domingo. They wore arraigned before the United States commissioner. Tho hearing was postponed and tho court demanded bonds of $7,000. This was not given by tho prisoners, who, on being held, applied to tho Supreme Court for a writ of habeas corpus. MAY BE TENNIS CABINET Statesmen nnd Diplomat? Agnin Prac? tice on White Honne Court. Washington, April 21.?Although President Taft doesn't play tennis?lie prefers golf?a tennis cabinet may yol come Into being to compoto with tho I golf cabinet. For tho first time in : many months the court in the White i H0U80 grounds was used to-dny nnd 1 among tho players wero Ambassador Jusserand and Assistant Socrctary of tho Navy Beekmnn Winthrop, two of the men who once upon a tlmo aided a former occ.upnnt of the White House to got n bit of exercise and keep in trim. Tho old tennis* court lay juflt across tho windows of the oxecutlva office When tho offlco was enlarged tho court had to go, but another was built further down In the Whlto House lot, nnd as long as tho President Is in Washington this summer those whom ho invites to play In hla back? yard will attempt to qualify for a possi? ble tonnla cabinet. fyladero Invites Themi to Hasten to El Paso. TRANQUIL ITY T? BE GENERAL Armistice, Which Expires Fri? day, Will Be Extended to Al? low All to Arrive at Selected Meeting Place?Soldiers Anxious to Return to Homes. El Paso. Tex., April 24.?General I Francisco 1. Madero. desiring that tho ! trauquillty which seetus about to be j restored In the district between | Chihuahua and Juarez, shall extend i over tho entire country where there have been outbreaks, has Invited tho Independent leaders to hasten to El 1'aso to participate in the impending discussion of peace terms. The telegraph, the mall and In some Instances couriers, were used by tho insurrecto general to' send the call. Among those to whom ho sent word arc Jose Maria Pino ?aurez, a lawyer, who was appointed provisional gover? nor of Yucatan by the rebels, and who is now ut New Orleans; Guadalupe Gonzales, provisional governor of Zacatccas, now at OJinlga; Abrain Gonzales, provisional governor of Chlhuahu.i, with headquarters at Guer? rero. These officials are In military as well aa civil command of rebel activities In their States. Dr. Vasquez Gomez, the Insurrecto diplomatic agent at Wash? ington, also will come. General Madero set at rest reports that he would succeed Ramon Corral as Vice-president. "I will accept no office not given me by the people at an honest elec? tion," he declared. "Peace terms, I am absolutely con? vinced, will be agreed upon to tho satisfaction of nil- members of tho revolution throughout Mexico." There is no doubt that the armistice, which expires next Friday, will bo extended as necessary to allow for tho arrival at the selected meeting place, probably El Paso, of the special peace commissioners and of the responses from the rebel leaders to whom Gen? eral Madero has sent invitations. Now that peace Is In sight, the sol? diers are anxious to have the wai end? ed and return to their homes. Han Plenary l'OTTcr?. Washington, D. C, April 24.?Vasquez Gomez, head of the confidential agency of the Mexican revolutionists here, to? day received plenary powers from Francisco I. Madero, Jr., the rebel leader, to ratify the armistice arrange? ment entered into by the latter with General Navarro, of the Federal forces, yesterday at Juarez, Mexico. Dr. Gomez to-night officially noti? fied the Mexican government of tht consummation of the armistice, and exchanged messages with .Mexico City to secure an extension of the five-day period of the armistice. He pointed out that as he ha'd been summoned by i General Madero to Juarez to partlcl- ! pate In the peace negotiations, it ' would be impossible for him to get to that point until after the present arm? istice agreement will have expired. Itj Is not believed that any difficulty will be encountered on this point. Dr. Gomez Intends to leave here to? morrow night, and though he probably ?will proceed immediately to Juaroz to confer with General Madero, ho said to-night he thought it likely that tho peace commissioners would go to some! neutral point to draw up a dcflnlto peace agreement. In discussing the forthcoming nego? tiations, Dr. Gomez to-nlgl.i. expressed tho bel'of that peace soon would be arranged to the satisfaction of the ?whole country. Not Yet Accepted. Mexico City, April 24.?That tho armistice agreed on by Francisco I. Madero for the revolutionists and Gen? eral Navarro, for the Federals, has not yet been approved by tho govern? ment, and will not be approved until after tho arrival of a messenger with documents containing the proposed terms, was the declaration of govern? ment ofilcors to-day. Only after careful study of the pro? posed draft of an ngreemenl exchanged by tho two commanders yesterday will formal ratifications be ntado. Notwithstanding this disclaimer, which Is generally regarded as in pur? suance of the government policy not I to admit negotiations of any sort with tho revolutionary party, there aro few in the capital who doubt tho terms proposed will bo approved. The news of the armistice has pro? duced a notlccablo relief from the high tension which has prevailed for many weeks among all classes in tho capital, and particularly among ?the foreign residents. Tho armistice was generally regarded as a forerun? ner of a permanent peace agreement. ! That to General Bernardo Reyes, 1 who is about to return to Mexico nt I the invitation of General Diaz, will bo offered tne portfolio of war, was the opinion cxpresseu by a momber of j the Cabinet. Government Confident. Paris. April 25.?With a view to clearing up the contradictory natnro | of tho dispatches announcing an arm-, Istlco In Mexico, tho Matin sent a' cahlegrnm to President Diaz, asking' for a statement on the situation. The , following reply was received: "The government is confident that! peace will bo ro-cstabllshod. (Signed) "PROFIRIO DIAZ." GET JOBS ON MERIT Ilnnk Examiners Will Be Removed Krom Political Sphere. Washington. April 24.?National bank examiners will ho removed largely from political Influences if a plan now being worked out by. Treasury oftlcials becomes active. ATTEMPT TO CUT MILEAGE FAILS Proposal of Congress? man Cox Is N ot W arm ly Welcomed. CLERKSHIPS' PRUNED DOWN Republicans Taunt Democrats With Having Permitted Econ? omy to Carry Them Too Far?Committee Assign? ments in Senate Will Be Made This Week. Washington, D. C, April 24?An at | tempt to out down the amount of mile? age paid to members of Congress foi * their expenses in going to und from Washington, and a controversy oVct ; the extent to which Democratic econ l omy should effect the clerkships to I committees, brought about a long do j bate In the House this afternoon, and i resulted In the defeat of a provision I for nine clerks to committees entailing j an expenditure of JC a day each. I The provision for the clerks wna ! brought In wltn a minor appropria? tion bill by Chairman Fitzgerald, ol the Appropriation? Committee. Re? publicans charged the Democrats with not having thoroughly systematized their atlalrs, and with trying now to add some of the clerks that had been I previously dropped when the economy experts pruned down the House pay roll. Democratic leaders asserted that the clerks were those usually assigned to the Important committees ot the House. Mr. Fitzgerald finally urged that the provision bf his bill relating to the clerks be voted out. Representative Cox. of Indiana, pro? posed to cut the mileage allowance for Congressmen from lu cents to ;> cents it mile, but his plan met with no warmth of welcome, anu was ruled out of order. Representative Garret, of Tennessee, urged Mr. Cox not to make the motion now "when we all need the money," but to mane It at the next session. The House passed bills to pay ?201, 000 In in'icage to members of tho House and Senate, and to provide tor pages, extra employes and stationery and printing of speeches for the indi? vidual members. KcnyoM Jolus Progressive*. Washington. April 2 I-The Progres? sive Republicans claim to have had as? surance from Senator Kenyon, the new Senator from Iowa, that he will stand with them In their contest foi Senate committee places. Therefore they will go Into the organization com? mittee to-morrow claiming thirteen ol I the fifty Republican Senators Instead ! of twelve -is heretofore. This addi | lion will be urged In support of thclt ? contention for one-fourth of the Re i publican committee places. The gen? eral Impression is that the regulat Republicans will make most If not all of the concessions asked. If they da not do so the Progressives say they i will appeal to the Senate, j The Democratic Organization Com ? mlttee has decided to nil the Demo ! cratlc vacancies on the Committee on I Finance by the appointment of Sen j ators Williams, of Mississippi; John ; son, of Maine, and Korn, of Indiana j This action will give the radical Dem I ocrats a majority of Doinocratlc repre? sentation on the committee. Bunkers Will Act. Washington, April 24.?The Ameri? can Bankers' Association probably will take somo interest at this session of Congress In favor of legislation to I settle the cotton bill of lading ques? tion. A joint committee of foreign and American bankers has not disposed of the. question. A bill satisfactory tc the bankers passed the House at tho last session, but failed to pass tho Sonate. High Places Filled, Washington, D. C, April 24.?Appoint? ments to three high diplomatic posts wero confirmed by tho Senate to-day, when Ambassador William W. Rock hill, now at St. Petersburg, was con? firmed as ambassador to Turkey, to suc? ceed Oscar S. Straus, resigned; Curtis Guild, former Governor of Massachu? setts, was confirmed as Mr. RockhlU's successor at St. Petersburg, and for? mer Representative Henry S. Boutell, of Illinois, was confirmed as minister- to Switzerland. Mr. Boulell's appointment was sub? mitted by President Taft to tho Senato to-day. and It wns immediately passed upon favorably, without reference to committee, because ot Mr. Boutell's long service In Congress. Other nominations sent to the Sen? ate to-day w'ere those of Edwin V. Mor? gan, of New York, ns minister to Por? tugal, and Maurlco S. Swenson, of Min? nesota, as minister to Norway. Jacob Schmldlapp, of Cincinnati, an? other Intimate friend of President Taft, Is also mentioned for the place. Other so-called candidates named are John Hays Hammond, / Ambassador (Continued on Second Page.) Will Add Billions to Nation s Wealth Frank (i. Cnrpentcr, the well known writer, who has recently re? turned from u trip to Europe, hau prepared n story, which will npprnr In next Sundny's Times-Dispatch, describing tonic of the big schemes undertaken by the notional govern? ment, which will ndd billions of dol? lars to the wealth of this country. Among the fertile lands to he re? claimed are the millions of acres In the Mlsslnslppl Helta, the F.verglndes of Florida, und the great Dlstnnl Swamp. He discusses lu nn Inter? esting ninnner sonic of the huge iinderlnklnKM of Uncle Sam, Patri? arch, and bis article ennnot fall to Interest nnd Instruct. ACCUSED AND ACCUSER JOHN J. M'XAMAHA. Twenty-Three Miners Are Cut Off From Avenues of Escape. VICTIMS ARE AMERICANS Partial Suspension of Work in Mine Averted Far Greater Calamity. Elk Garden, W. Va.; April 24.? Twenty-two miners aro entombed In Ott Mine, No. 30, of the Davis Coal and Coko Company here, as the result of an oxploslon early to-day. and Utile hope Js entertained for the rescue of any of them alive because of. tho tons of debris that has thus far Impeded tho progress of rescue. It cannot be learned yet whether the explosion was caused by dust or gas. Olilclals of the company say they have never known their mines to be gaseous. As soon as the accident became known Superintendent Robert Grant organized a rescue corps of the miners off duty, and these attempted to enter the mine, after notifying the officials of the coal company at Cumberland, Md. The rescue parties had not advanced far Into the workings before they dis? covered it would take several days to dig through the heaps of roof conl and slate that had been loosened by the explosion. It then was decided to effect an entrance nearer the probable point of the explosion by cutting through the woll of an adjoining mlno owned by the same company. Late Lille afternoon the rescuers had penetrated to the No. 20 mine at a point about 4.000 feet from tho outside entry There Btill remained about tho same dlstanco to go before reaching the miners. The Ott mine. No. 20, Is almost direct? ly under the town of Elk Garden, which is on a hill. The mouth of tho mine Is about half a mile from tho town. In striking contrast to the usual mlno explosions, tho victims in this case, with one exception, aro Ameri? cans. The mine usually employs 200 men on -he shift and about the same num? ber at night. A temporary suspension of work, however, required fewer men In the mines, else tho casualties might have been greater. After penetrating about a mile down tho main entry, the rescuers to-night found the body of a man, not yet Iden? tified. It had been crushed beneath a fall of slate, as though .the roof had crumbled as he was running out of the mine. The discovery of this body dls henrtened tho rescuers, who are posi? tive that none of the others can bo alive. Sevoral yards beyond tho passage was completely blocked by the collapse of the roof. Behind and under this fall It is believed the bodies of the miners lio. Havoc wrought in tho mlno would Indicate that tho explosion was ter? rific. Kor n snunro mile or more tho slato and coal was split, and props were splintered, letting tho roof fall In in largo portions. Rescue Cnr in Scene. Pittsburg, Pa., April 24.?Upon re? ceipt of news of the dlsnster nt tho executive offices of the bureau of mines here, rescue cnr No. 1, stationed at Wllkosbarre, was orderod to Elk Gar? den and a crow was dispatched from hero for relief work. From tho execu? tive offices wont W. D. Roberts, first aid miner, and George T. ICellant, mine foremen; while from the govern? ment testing station went I* M. Jones, assistant mining engineer; John T. Ryan and David D. Dnvls, first aid miners. The relief car and crew will reach the scene before daylight In tho morn? ing. BLACKTHORN FOR CLARK Hin Now Gnvcl Presents Silhouette of Bx-Suraker Cnnnon. Washington, April 34.?An Irish blackthorn gavol, that, presents In Us handlo tho ourlous phenomenon of a silhouette of former Speaker Cnnnon. was presented to Speaker Clark to? day by Arthur Rollly, son of Represen? tative Hellly, of Connecticut. Tho blackthorn root enmc from KlUnrney, and is fantastically carved. WIM.1AH J. BUHNS. PROTEST AGAINST ORMON LIKENESS Committees Ask That Utah's Gift of Silver Service Be Rejected. senator smoot explains Declares That Figure of Brig ham Young Is Merely Incidental. "Washington, April 24.?Secretary ol the Navy Meyer to-day received verbal protests against the government's ac? ceptance of a silver service containing tho likeness of Brlgham Young, of the Mormon Church, as Utah's gift to Its battleship namesake. The protests were from committees, bearing a let? ter of Introduction from Cardinal Gib? bons and representing the Daughters of tho American Revolution. The cardinal's lottor was followed by verbul protests from committees representing the Daughters of tho Amerlcun Revolution and tho Pastors' Interdenominational Association of tho District of Columbia, and Mrs. R. H. Owen, of Salt Lake City. Senator Smoot, of Utah, to-day had a conference with Socretary of the Navy Meyer regarding the design of the silver service to be presented to the battleship Utah. Uly call was the result of the criticisms made in tho meetings of the Daughters of the American Revolution that th&- silver plato was to carry a likeness of Brlgham Young. The Senator told Mr Meyer that the only representation ol Mr. Young contulned in tho design was 'that of his figure as it appears on the pioneer monument in Salt Lake City. He said that this monument had been chosen by a committee, composed of three Mormons nnd three non Mormons, the chairman being Colonel D. C. Jackling, who Is not afllliutcd with the Mormon Church. lie. said Colonel Jacklln had been largely Instrumental lu selecting the design, and that the inclusion of the statue of Brlgham Young was only incidental and .Ino entirely to the fact that It wns a part of the monument. Mr. Meyer said the gift was not yet within his Jurisdiction, but that when It had been received he would decide tho matter. Baltimore, Md., April 24.?Cardinal Gibbons to-night made tho following explanation of the letter which ho sollt to the Secretary of tho Navy: "A few days ago a number of ladles of tho Daughters of tho American Rev? olution called on me and staled that thoy wore to protest against placing tho likeness of Brlgham Young on the silver service. They asked me to sup? port them In their stand. I at once wrote to Secretary Meyer and recom? mended to him that ho give the ladles n hearing, and commended them to his Indulgence. I took no further action than this, and my letter only recom? mended their causo for tho secretary's consideration." his s?larycut in two If Ormshy Mellarg Keeps Plnce He Will Get Only 811.00?. Washington, April 24.?Unless Orms by McIIarg, former Assistant Secretary of the Department of Commerco and Lobor, agrees to accept $6.000 Instead of $12,000 a year, his presont compensa? tion as his feii for representing tho Choctaw Indians, his contrnct with that tribe will be terminated In six months. Secretary of the Interior Pisher has written Mr. McIIarg to this effect. This stop was taken after a tclegrom to tho Indians asking If they wanted to rotnln Mr. Mcllnrg's services, to which thoy replied they did, but at $6,000, ARRESTED FOR KIDNAPPING QF LABOR LEADER - New Turn Taken in Case of Alleged Dynamiters. m m. FOR DETECTIVE WARRANT ISSUED Charged That John J. McNa mara Was Taken From State 111 e g a 11 y?Books of Iron . Workers Withheld From All but Prosecuting At? torney and Jurors. Indianapolis, Ind., April 24.?Wolter Drew, counsel for the Erectors' Asso? ciation; W. J. Ford, assistant district' attorney of Los Angeles, and Krauls Fox, chniiflfcur, were arrrsted to-night on affidavits charging tlicm with hav? ing kidnapped J. J. McXamnra, sccrc- \ tary nnd treasurer of the International Association of Urldgc nnd Structural Iron Workers. The men were arrested on Warrant? Issued In the court of Justice of the Pence banning, uftcr affidavits against them had been made by an attorney for McNnmarn. Drew nnd Ford were released under bond of 93,000 each, nnd Fox under bond of ?.1,000. All the ' bonds were Blvcn by Wllllnm A. Ketch nro president of an Iron foundry com- ' pany nnd an ofllccr of the Indianapolis. Employers' Association. It Is chamcd that although McNa niarn was not turned over to a detec? tive sergeant from Los Angeles until Governor Marshall hart honored requi? sition papers from the Governor of California, he hud not been permitted to consult with connsel or to make a plea of resistance to extradition heforq Foltcc Judge Collins when he wns Iden? tified as the man named in the warrant for his arrest. Fox drove the automobile In which llc.Voniara was taken to Gblt-ng?" of Saturday night to be placed aboard n train for Los Angeles. It was stated that a warrant olio bad been Issued on the same charge against Detective William J. Burns, la the employment of the Erectors' Asso?. elation. J Books Closed to Outsiders. Indianapolis, Ind., April 24.?By an order of Judge Joseph T. Markoy, of tho Marlon county Criminal Court, Is? sued late to-day, only the county, prosecutor, tho members of the grand Jury and the officers of the Interna? tional Association o? Bridge and Struc? tural iron Workers will bo permitted to examine books nnd papers taken by the police 'and deputy sheriffs from tha offices of tho association In connection, with tho Eos Angeles Times explosion Inquiry. This action, taken on appli? cation of attorneys for the association and with the approval of the county prosecutor,, burs private detectives and' unofficial Investigators from Inspect Ing the books, eorrespondonao and doc I umonts. The material to-night was locked up in the grand Jury room, and will bo submitted to tho grand Jury to? morrow during tho investigation as to the identity of persons who depos? ited a quantity of dynamite in the Iron Workers' Association's storage com? partment in the basement of the build? ing, in which are Its offices. Seized In Saturday's Raid. A.part of the books and papers were ? seized by the police last Saturday night in a raid on the offices, led by Wllllarr! J. Burns, a private detective In the., employ ot tho National Erectors' Aa~ soclatlon. Investigating the responsi? bility of dynamite explosions that havo damaged bridges and buildings in course of construction in many, parts of the country and. destroyed the Eos Angeles Times building, with great loss of life. The raid followed the ar? rest of John J. McN'amara, secretary and treasurer of the Bridge and Struc? tural iron Workers, indicted in Eos Angeles for complicity In an explosion ' at the Llewellyn Iron Works. Superintendent of Police Hyland was summoned with these hooks and papers before the grand Jury to-day. and afterwards a summons was Issued ' for Frank M. Ryan, president of the Iron Workers' Association, ordering him to produco certain other records. Ryan failed to appear, and by order of the grand jury deputy sheriffs went to the otneo building with a wagon, nnd hauled the documents to tho court-' , house. The books and papers demanded to? day by the grand Jury wore stacked : indiscriminately about the four pack? ages of dynamite, fuses, explosive" caps and alarm clocks discovered by the police in Saturday night's raid. The explosives were removed to a sccrot place by tho authorities, and . the other mnterlal was guarded by" '?: the police and to-day by deputy'?: sheriffs until It was taken out. Attorneys for the Iron Workers' As? sociation, 'who strongly protested/ against the removal of tho records, frankly stated that their purpose tri?* asking tho court for the order granted by Judge Mnrkey was to prevent ox-'. anilnatlon of the hooks by Delecting Burns nnd his assistants, nnd by*"-: Walter Dew. chief counsel for the NftSS tlonnl Erectors' As-socintlon. the Irony, contractors' organization. Drew said he awaited with special'; interest, the return to-night of Detec? tive Burns from Toledo, where, ' flj&j.v patches had related, he to-day obtatri?qC") in the checkroom of tho union station'; a suit-case, which. Burns said,' 't>a>?' longed olther to J. W. McNarnura of'