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THE TIMES FOUNDED 148?. WHOLE NUMBER 18,639. RICHMOND, VA., SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 1911. THE WEATHER TO-DAY?Unsettled. PRICE TWO CEOT& PRIVATE PAPERS Flatly Refuses to Per? mit Committee to Ex? amine Them. SEARCHING FOR LOST VOUCHER Probers Want to Know What Became of the $2,450 Which Was Not Paid to Artist for His Portrait of Ex Secretary of State . Day. Washington, June ?.?A lively con? troversy over the executive's right to withhold confidential papers Irum a congressional probing com mit tee was precipitated at the Capitol to-day by u Hat refusal of Secretary of State Knox, on the Instruction ot President Taft, to lay before the House Com? mittee on Expenditures m tho Stale j Department books showing thy record of the payment for the rcrtralt of ex Becretary of State Pay. The commit? tee Is seeking to discover what be? came of the fi.COO balance on the $2.150 voucher drawn for the payment of the portrait. Arllvt Roscnthal rece'ved only SS.SO for his work, ami the i 1.000 is yet unaccounted for. The President held that the J2.C0 was paid out of the emergency fund for Unforeseen emergencies in the d'p lomatlc and consular service and lor extending diplomatic Intercourse with foreign nations, which Congress bad provided need not t,e accounted for If the President certifies that an Item fihould he paid from this fund. Presi? dent Roosevelt hud made a certifica? tion, ami President Taft hesitated to go back of that certification. Further? more, Secretary Knox explained to the committee that It wa.s Improper to produce th- hooks becuuhe thereby oth? er undisclosed Items of expenditure would be revealed. Secretary lynox *ald he wns directed to complete his investigation Into what became of the money anil to report the facts to the president. Takes l*?in> With Secretary. Chairman Handln, of Missouri, took issue with the secretary's asserted right to refuse to produce the record of the expenditures. '.'Do you mean to say that $2.150 may be spent for a portrait and congress refused all Inf urination In regard to It?" he asked. Secretary Knox replied that It was proper when a former President cer? tified to the expenditure from the emergency fund. Mr. Humlln threatened to take the matter to the lloor of the House, A colloquy between the chairman and the secretary finally resulted in the suggestion that the. chairman might be allowed personally to Inspect the particular record. This course prob? ably will be followed. Mr. Knox said that the books showed no further In? formation than the committee was in possession of. Mr. liamlln questioned Secretary Knox closely as to wliut justification there was for paying for a portrait out of a secret fund set aside for unfore Been emergencies and extending diplo? matic Intercourse. Mr. Knox said It had been the prac? tice since 1R90. He Informed the com? mittee that no trace had yet been found of the |2.t50 voucher which Mr. Kosenthnl said he signed In blank af? ter receiving the $S;,0 personal check of former Chler Clerk Michael, now consul general at Calcutta. He con? ceded it was very Irregular for a voucher to be made out for more than the signer received, and that such ac? tion placed a burden on htm vho made It out to explain the circumstances. "I surmise?it is Just my impres? sion," said the secretary, "that if we find that this fl.tiOO was legitimately expended, notwithstanding the Irregu? larity of the record, that will end It. but If it has been filched, the greater the punishment of the offender the ???Creator will be our pleasure." Taft Will Xot Permit It. President Taft, in his reply to Sec? retary aiiox's letter to him asking what course he should pursue In obe? dience to the committee's summons to produce the records, said that In view of the facts and circumstances, and that the emergency fund expenditures for this per'od have, under the expre.su authority of Congress, been ccrtlticd ; by Secretary Day, "for my predeces- i eor. President Roosevelt, as being of euch a character as ought not to be made public, J feel that nothing but some extraordinary circumstance would justify . 10 In directing you to take such record.- before the commit? tee named, because the discretion thus exercised under the statute should, in my judgment, in general be conclusive and binding upon this point." The President added that when Sec? retary Knox concluded his investiga? tion of the particular expenditure and submitted the matter to him he (the President) would determine whether the money was lawfully "or dishon? estly and Improperly misappropri? ated." "If I have reason to believe that the latter alternative is the true one," the President added, "then 1 shall di? rect you to submit the result, of your investigation with reaped to tho item to the committee. In the meantime, I do not deem it proper tha,t you should submit to the committee the telegrams and other steps or; partial details, of your investigation." Senator Root, who was Secretary of 6tate about the time the portrait was paid for, will testify next Tuesday as to what he may know about tho ease. MINISTER IS KILLED Automobile Struck, by Train .While Crossing TrncKM of Southern. Macon. Ca., .Hine 2.?While driving Across the tracks of tho Southern Rail Way In Fort Vnllev this afternoon with Mrs. T. C. Kberhardt. .Rev. H* R. Dean, a Methodlsi minister of that place, was Instantly killed and his companion ho rlously injured when a freight troJn Struck; their automobile. THEATRES HALF EMPTY ICleli Harvest l-'rom Coronation >ot I ' living Heaped. London, Juno 'J.?Social functions, I such as house purlles, dinners and ' balls. In connection with the corona? tion arc becoming so numerous and so engrossing, that, combined with the unusually brilliant and hot weath? er, they are driving the people to seek outdoor recreation, and the theatre managers who anticipated a harvest from the Influx of visitors to London llnd themselves confronted with half empty houses. The coronation procession will be a splendid cavalry parade over a mile long. The representatives of foreign courts will not ride In the procession, but, will be accommodated with seats on the stands alone the route. Lord and Lady Derby to-night gave a grand dinner und ball at Derby House. Kltjg George and Queen Mary attended the dinner, but on account of mourning for Prince .John of Den? mark left before the dancing com? menced. Crown Prince Gustave Adolph of .Sweden and the Crown Princess ar? rived In London to-nlgiu for the coro? nation. CASTRO IS RETURNING Uxlled Former President In Dlm-ulncd Ahoiird Ship. Havana, June 2,?The Cuban govern? ment Is In receipt of what Is believed to be authoritative information from Spuln that Clprluno Castro, the exiled former President of Venezuela, sailed recently from Cadiz on the steamer Lv gaspl. which Is due here to-morrow en route for Central and South Amer? ican ports. According to this Information. Cas? tro Is traveling Incognito. It Is be? lieved also that he is carefully dis? guised, but it is unlikely that he can avoid detection by the Cuban officials who will board the Lega?">i. 11 Is not known whether Castro de? sires to land In Havana, or whether the government would object to his so doing. The conjecture here Is that Castro does not desire to land at Havana, : but will endeavor to conceal his Iden- ! tlty while here and proceed on the l^e gaspl to some ports adjacent to Venez? uelan territory, probably Sabanilla. Co? lombia. WILSON WARNS EDITORS Tells Them Tury Must Fight "System" With Publicity. Columbia, S. C, June 2.?Governor Woodrow Wilson. of New Jersey, speaking to-night before the State con? vention of the South Carolina Press Association, pointed out the dangers of the concentration In a few hands of the nation's wealth. He warned the editors that their duty was not only to comment upon the workings of "the system with ii capital S." but also to report to the people what these activi? ties were and \i-hot they signified. The lawyers of the country, he said, aro the men who must solve the difficulties; "und I believe they will have sense enough to do so." Governor Wilson said that the coun? try is menaced by a wave of socialism unless some stops ar*- taken to unlock the double-bolted doors of opportunity. GAMBLING IS TABOOED Government Will Try to Stop It In Canal '/.one. Washington. June 2.?At a confer? ence between President Taft, Secre? tary of War Stlmson, Colonel Goelhols and Senor C. C. Arosomena, a member of the Panama Cabinet, ut the White I House to-day, It was decided to adopt measures to prevent gambling by em? ployes of the Isthmian Canal Commis? sion In the cities of Panama and Colon. According to reports. gambling in those two cities is open. It Is probable that the Panama government will be asked to stop It. PARENTS DENY KIDNAPPING Hut Police Are In ventlsutiug Story Told i '?>' Boy. New York. June 2.?Police headquar? ters Is Investigating a report that kid? nappers are holding the three-year-old sen of CalogBio Buffa, a wealthy gro? cer, for a ransom of J10.000. According to the child's elder brother, he has boon ! held for a month and his parents no- i tMled that unless the ransom were forthcoming the little fellow would be cut Into line bits and sent, pickled In vinegar, hack to them. Both the father and the mother de? cline to discuss the case beyond deny? ing that the boy lias been kidnapped. They insist lie is in the country with a relative. HUSBAND HAS REVENGE Shoots anil Kills Prizefighter nml Wounds Wife. ' I Bend. Oregon. June ?I.ouls Long, o.1 Oakland, Cal., a prizefighter, whs shot and killed, and Mrs. R. Rlley. of Port? land, Ore., was severely wounded by the woman's husband to-day while on doavorlng to escape from Riley In an automobile Rliey followed in another ear. Long's machine broke down, and Hie pursuing husband drove up and killed Long, and then shot the woman. I'iley surrendered to the sheriff. Long has been lighting in Central Oregon for some time. He was in Portland a few months ago. and It is thought that Mrs. Riley went on a tour with him. . i K?HLER IN BAD SHAPE "Golden Rule" Chief of Police Fear? Xrrvoiiii Breakdown. Cleveland. O.. June '2. ? Fearing a , nervous hreakdown. Frederick Kohler, Cleveland's "Golden Rule" chief of po? lice, this afternoon asked for and was granted an Indefinite leave of absence. He will leave for a German health re? sort ,tt onco. Kohler has been the subject of an Inquiry on charges of unbecoming con? duct and the object at which a revolt of patrolmen has been aimed during the past year. His physician says that his condition has become, such that he has not slept more than two hours nightly for month3. TO KEEP CADETS SOBER ' mil Propones to Make Liquor Selling a Misdemeanor. Albany, X. Y., Juno 2.?Major-Oen cral Thomas H. Barrock. commandant of the West Point Military Academy, has written Assemblyman Cuvllller. chairman of the Assembly Committee on Military Affairs, advocating tho passage of tho Cuvllller hill making it a misdemeanor to sell liquor to United States soldiers or cadets within half a mile of the grounds of the Mili? tary Academy. Tho bill has passed the Assembly, 'but has been , opposed in the upper house. Cashier Is RobUrtd. Minneapolis, Minn., June 2.?The po? lice to-night ? are making a diligent search for three men, who. according to .1 D. Bron, cashier of the University of Mlnnosota, robbed him of $14,000 of University funds near the campus to-. 0ajr, No arreata hav? been .made. PEACE IS DESIRED, BUT WAR PROBABLE Real Service Predicted for Naval Academy Graduates. EFFICIENT NAVY ALWAYS NEEDED Assistant Secretary Winthrop Addresses Young Midshipmen on Completion of Their Course?Control of Sea Al? ways Crucial Point in Any War Country May Wage. Annapolis, .Mil., June 2.?"Out of the wilderness, out of the wilderness, and no more rivers to cross," sang tho members of the class of 1311, as they wiggled und twisted through the long armory ut the Naval Academy in a Joy? ous serpentine dance to-day. With the coveted diplomas for which they had worked hard the last four years, and which they had only a short time before received from the hands of Assistant Secretary of the Navy Beekman Win? throp, waving aloft, the young officers marched through the yard and thence into Bancroft 11 a 11. where a rapid change was made into new uniforms. These uniforms are. different In cut. and, of even more importance, bear a narrow band of gold on the sleeves, to show that the wearers are "passed midshipmen." , With the armory well filled, the bri? gade of midshipmen, minus those about to graduate, paraded on the main lioor under arms. The graduating class marched In separately and look the seats assigned them shortly after 10 o'clock. Opening <,f Exercises. The booming guns of the short bat? tery had announced lo the town that the United States steamship Dolphin, bearing Assistant Secretary Winthrop and an official party, hud arrived from Washington during .the night, and that all ?Tis in readiness for his coming ashore. When the party reached the outside of the armory the word was paused Inside the building that all was ready. Immediately the brigade of mid? shipmen under command of Lieutenant W. Steel, came to "attention." while the band played a few strains from a mlll ary march as tho officials, headed by Superintendent John 11. Gibbons, Mr. Winthrop and the former's - personal aid. Lieutenant Adolphus Andrews, marched down the length of the room and took place's on the platform. Captain Gibbons immediately Intro? duced Representative 1-emuel P. Pad? gett, president of the board of visitors, who delivered the "farewell" address to the graduates Need of Powerful Navy. Expressing the belief that any fu? ture war In which the United States may engage will largely. If not en? tirely, be decided by a battle or battles of the sea, Mr. Winthrop said he was strongly impressed with the necessity of maintaining a navy sufficient In power lo diminish to a minimum any danger of losing control of the sea. "Graduating at twenty-two you will have about forty years of active ser? vice before you. and although we are all most desirous that war shall not check the peaceful progress of the na? tion, we must recognize that th's coun? try since its inception has never en? joyed forty years of peace uninter? rupted by war. The average period between wars of this country has been only a few months over twenty-nine years, so If anything like this ratio is preserved in the future you will prob? ably see active service. "Understand me, that I am most de? sirous of continued peace, and sin? cerely trust thut the agitation for arbitration treaties and an interna? tional tribunal with adequate power to enforce its ordained decrees, will bear fruit, but he who believes that Inter? national peace has arrived and that no more wars will occur enjoys an opti? mism greater than 1 can acquire. "Tho control of the sea will, In my opinion, he the crucial turning point of any war in which we may be en? gaged, and it is, therefore, evident how Incumbent it will be upon you so to maintain the material and personnel allowed us by Congress that it may always be at the highest point of effi? ciency." IOWA MAN'S PROPHECY If Reciprocity Pull*, Washington will Sec 31 any Xcw Knees. Washington, June 2.?One of the many letters which come to the White House uommendlng the President's ef? forts in behalf of Canadian reciprocity, contained a sentence which was par? ticularly pleasing lo Mr. Taft, and which elicited from him an enthusias? tic reply. The letter was from a. man in Sioux" City, Iowa, whose name was not made public. "If reciprocity fails," wrote the lowan. "you will see many new faces at Washington after tho next eleci tlon." STORM IS DISASTROUS nntfery of Artillery Struck by Light? ning nnd Officer Killed. Paris, June 2.?A terrific thunder? storm, which broke to-night, did con? siderable damage here and In the provinces. At Grenoblo, a battery of j artillery, while manoeuvring, was struck by lightning and an officer was killed and six men were Injured. At Evrenx, a bolt, set fire to the courts building, which was destroyed with all tho archives. * BODY IS CREMATED Ashen of Noted Drnmutlc Author Bnrlcd at Stanmnre. London. June 2.?The body of Sir William S. Gilbert, the noted English drama lie author, who died of syncope May 23, while attempting to rescue one of the women of his bathing party at Harrow, was crnmatcd to-day All the persons prominent In Theatrical circles here attended 'tho subsequent burial of the ashes at Stanmore. Whltelaw Rold, the American ambas? sador, sent a wreath as a tribute from America, ODD DIET PRESCRIBED Mm. Ole Mull Was Treated by Boat Indian Doctor. Alfred, Me., June -.?Bread made of wulnuts, red pepper und raw wheat and milk, secured by crushing pumpkin seeds, formed tho diet recommended for Mrs. Ole Bull by an Hast Indian doctor, who was called In during her dying days, according to the testi? mony to-day of Miss Slrl Swunander. of Brooklyn, N. Y.. in the action brought by Mrs. Ole Bull Vaughn to contest her mother's will. she also testified that the patient was given three dltferent kinds of Indian medi? cine ugalnst her will. Miss Swanander suld she herself was a believer In Kaja Yoga, as taught by the Hindu priests. Tho wit? ness entertained Mrs. H?ll In Brooklyn when Miss Margaret Xoble, known as Sister Nlvedlta. a .priestess of the Hindu cult, was Mrs. full's attendant. One day, the witness-said, she heard loud voices In Mrs. Bull's apartment, and heard her say, apparently to Miss Noble. "I shall go crazv If I can't do as I want to with my money." On one occasion, th?, witness said, Dr. Reed found a little black pill in the medicine he had ? jirescrlbed for Mrs. Bull and crushed/It. "What was the result?" Miss Swan? ander was asked. "It gave off a strange odor and por? tions of It fell into a plant pot, which continued to give off the odor for some lime." Describing the effects of the Indian medicine administered, to Mrs. Bull, the witness said that Mrs. Bull "would He with her mouth partly open and her eyes partly closed." On one of Dr. Reed's visits Mrs. Bull told him. according to the witness, "that she was suffering from a "hidden power." She had her bed full uf Jew? elry, and remarked to the physician. 'The only strength I have I am goiug to put Into this Jewelry." " MAGAZINES IN: MERGER Consolidated Company Has Been Incor? porated for *M,OOt),UO0. New York, Juno 2.?Announcement was made to-day of a consolidation of magazine Interests, In which six pub? lications will be brought under one control, known as the Columbian Ster? ling Company. The consolidated mag? azines are Hampton's Magazine. Co? lumbian Magazine. Home Magazine. Sterling Magazine. OrffT* Farm Review and the American Woman's Review. Frank Orff, of the Western Maga? zine Publishing Company, will head the new company, which was incorpo? rated to-day for % 1,000.000. Ben Hamp? ton will continue as editor of Hamp? ton's. While the various magazines In the combination retain their separate Iden? tity, the main manufacturing of the consolidation will be done at St. Louis, the present home of the Western Mag? azine Publishing Company. Albert El lory Hergh. managing editor of the Columbian Magazine, will assume du? ties of that character on all the maga? zines. R. A. IT. Long, associate editor of Hampton's, becomes editorial executive of the associated magazines. CHARGE AGAINST ELKINS Late Senator .Said to Have Been Lessee of Seal Privileges. Washington, June 2.?Charges that the late Senator Elklns, of West Vir? ginia, had been one of the lessees of the government seal killing privi? leges In the Prlbilof Islands were made to-day by Henry W. Elliott, of Cleve? land, q.. before the House Committee on Expenditures In the Department of Gcmmerce and Labor. Mr. Elliott charged that George W. Bowers, now head of the Federal Fish Commission, was appointed through Mr. Elklns's In? fluence. < Commissioner Bowers answered Mr. Elliott by saying that although he be? came commissioner in iSOS, his bureau had nothing to do with the sealing Industry until a year later. AVIATORS ARE RESTING Vcflhcr Rentiiunut Nor Garros Attempt 1,ust Stage of Flight. Rome, June 2.?There was no com? petition to-day in the great heavler than-alr machine race from Paris to Turin. Andre Beaumont and Roland Garros, leaders In the race, did not attempt to start from Rome on tho final stage of the flight to Turin. Frey, the German entrant, who Is broken down near Pisa, tinkered with his mo? tor all day, and hopes to bo able to take the air in the morning. Vldart had mechanicians working on tho broken wing of the aeroplane nt Cecina, and also hopes to be able to resume the race Saturday. GOODPASTURE INDICTED He Is Accused uf Ifavlng Offered Bribe to I.eglMlator. Nashville. Tenn., June 2.?The David? son county grand jury to-day returned an indictment against E. C. Goodpus ture on a bribery charge. Representa? tive. .1. Q. McDonald, of Overton county, a Republican, accused Goodpasture of offering htm SI.500 before tho Legis? lature met to vote with regular Demo? crats on organization and to repeal tho liquor manufacturers" law and the elec? tion law. The Tennessee Anti-Saloon League pressed the charge and Gooil pa?ture was arrested. OLD SOLDIERS'. DAY Veterans of North and South Celebrate at Phlllpnl. Philipp!. W. Va., June 2.?Old sol? diers" day was observed at the cele? bration of tht, fiftieth anniversary of tho bottle of Phillppi. the first land en? gagement of tho Civil War, to-day. Veterans of the armies of the North and South paraded and later held re? unions. The Slate militia gave a sham battle. Speeches were delivered by Governor W. F. Glasscock and Chnrles F. Moore, of New Vork. NOT ANTIQUATED Sherman T.niv .lust nt Beginning of Its (Usefulness. Washington, .Tune 2.?President Taft was asked to-day by some callers whether he thought the Sherman anti? trust law was antiquated. "No," replied Mr. Taft, "they are lust beginning to mako It useful." Too Good To Miss Don't fall to rcud (he Illustrated Magazine with Sundny'n Tlmcs-Dis pntch. It contains n number of nr ttdea by some of the best known writers In the country, nmong.thc stories of the coming week being "JP Lord Goes Adventuring," "The Devastation* of Uncle 7,cl?," "Hohn Hotels mid Their (.nests," "Crliul nolouy a In .Mode," "Haaebnll'M Won? derful Feat," "The June Bride and Groom" and other features ton goon to inlss. DYNAMITE PLOT AGAINST MADERO Attempt Made to De? stroy PI im at Juarez Ball. BOMB IS FOUND IN NICK OF TIMEi It Is Being Carried Into Hall Where 500 People Are Danc? ing When Its Bearer Is Stopped and Searched. Elaborate Conspiracy Suspected. El Paso. Tex.. Juno 2.?Soon- after the departure of Francisco 1. .Madeto. Jr., lor Mexico City to-day. details were made known of an alleged at tempt to dynamite him. The plot, ac? cording to Insurrectos, was to have been carried out during the ball which Senor Madero attended In Juarez last n'ght. Senor Cruzrey, formerly Jefe politico of Guad?lupe, whom Madero deposed, has been locked up In Juarez and placed incommunicado. Insurrecto secret service men have been detailed to make other arrests. When the plot was discovered enough dynamite was being carried into the ball room to blow" up the building. About 500 persons, includ? ing Senor Madero and his wife, were the participants in, and spectators of, a grand march about II o'clock, when a man was stopped at the entrance in the man's pocket was found a largo tin can, tilled with dynamite and pro? vided with a time fuse The Juarez police believe that tho Incident Is only port of an elaborate conspiracy, formed by a political party opposed to Madero, and that further developments may follow. Juarez is now In charge of General Jose de lu Luz Blanco and 1,500 In? surrectos. Kleotlon Ik failed. Mexico City, June ?By ofliclal de? cree. Issued to-day by Provisional President de la Burra, a special presi? dential election was called. In all states and territories, electors will bo chosen on October 1, and these ' will select the successor of Porllrlo Diaz on Sunday, October 15. De la Barra fully realizes the Im? mense responsibility he has assumed, and men who were prominent in" the conduct of the revolution do not un? derestimate the difficulties that will be encountered In holding open elections in Mexico. In small towns and rural regions there doubtless are thousands to whom the word "election" conveys little or no meaning. The various parties will now select their candidates At present Francisco I. Madero, Jr., is the only man whose name. Is certain to be on the ballot. Until General Bernardo Reyes, who will be here In a few days, declares that he will not be a candidate, support? ers of Mailero will not be as ease. That any effort will be made to pre? vent General Reyes from reaching tho capital Is not expected, but stories of plots, both In his favor and against him, are heard dally. This afternoon a newspaper published a story that a group of army officers had planned to proclaim him president and use their forces to place him at the head of the nation. No ofliclal cognizance has been taken"" of the alleged plot, but late to-day President de la Barra. in receiving a largo group of officers of the army, made a statement which might bo con? strued as a hint. "Your acts are known to the Presi? dent, and will continue to be known," he said. However, a few minutes be forV he had rererred to their meri? torious conduct in the war. "Red" Lopes Killed. Cananea, Sonora. June 2.?"Red" Lo-| pez, ordered imprisoned by Francisco 1. Madero, Jr., on the charge that he had "sold out" to American interests while in command of a section of the insurrecto garrison at Agua Prietn. has been put to death. Lopez was be? ing conveyed here (o serve an eight year sentence Imposed by a court martial: When tlte guards of Arthur (Rod) Lopez arrived nt Cananea they delivered his serapho and sombrero til General Iiomloli. "He tried to escape," reported the guards who were taking him to prison. Lopez's mother visited General liomi? oli yesterday and asked: "Where. Is my son?" "Here is your son," the general re? plied, as he handed the serapho and sombrero to the aged woman. Governor Asxnsslnnted. Kogalea, onora, June 2.?Governor Die^o Redo, of the Stale of Slnaioa, was assassinated on May SI, according to advices received here to-day. Passengers arriving here to-day from Guyamas, the seaport city which ls"-*'t present the southern terminus ofvrnil road service on the weVt coast of Mex? ico, brought the Information. 1 They said the Federal officer was killed af? ter he had surrendered the capital, Culiacan, to the . Maderlstas. Socialists Present Problem. Alpine, Tex., Juno 2 (On board Madero's special train)?The Socialists, anarchists and filibusters in Lower California, as Frnnclsco I. Madero characterized them, occupied the at? tention of the former rebel chief to? day along the first stretch of his journey to Mexico City. He passed through here at S:35 o'clock to-night. Senor Madero has realized for some time that the chief obstacle to the restoration of tranquillity will be the Socialists under arms, and when he received a message to-day, from Am hroslo Figueroa, tho rebel leader of Southern Mexico, offering to lead 1,500 men in nn expedition to Lower Cali? fornia, he telegraphed Figueroa that tho matter would be decided after he reached Mexico City, but to hold Ihe troops in readiness. Figueroa, in his messngo. referred to the possibility that Lower California might become separated from Mexico through filibusters. HEYBURN IS ANGRY Ills Ire Aroused by Wrcnth of Klnwer? ?tu Lee Stutue. [Special to The Times-Dispatch. J Washington. L>. C. June i.?Senator Meyburn. of Idaho. It Is learned here to-day, will wave the "bloody shirt" in ttie Senate again when that body meets next Tuesday. Seuatur Hcyburn is incensed that the bronze statuo of Robert E. l.ee. which stands In Statuary Hall at tho Capitol, should have been decorated last Tuesday. Memorial Day, and still more angry that whj-n the flowers were placed on It by Joel Ornyson, of Vi? enna, Va., and torn down by a Capitol policeman, that they should have been restored by J. J. Slnnot, doorkeeper of tho House. There is a difference of opinion here to-day as to whether or not Mr. Gray son exercised proper Judgment In plac? ing the flowers on the statue, knowing that Memorial Day Is a day set apart solely and dlst nctly for tho decora- i lion of the graves of Federal soldiers. It was natural for Mr. Slnnot, who is a Virginian, to order the flowers re? placed on tho statue on the spur of tho moment, but oven his action Is being criticized to a certain extent. If the policeman, W. L. Walto, is dis? charged, as it I3 now said he may he for his part In the affair, there Is little doubt that Senator Heyburn will give utterance to his opinion concern? ing Lee. the Confederacy and the peo? ple of the South In general, as he has frequently done before. However, It Is said that the flowers having onco been placed on thi statue should have been allowed to remain there. P. H. McG. MAY TIE UP PENNSYLVANIA Shopmen Tbrenten General Strike to llnve Union Recognized. . Plttsburg. Pa., June 2.?Negotiations to settle the strike of the shopmen of the Pennsylvania Railroad have been declared off.; Committees of tho strikers who have been in conference with officials of the railroad company Insisted that the union be recognized. The railroad olficlals were willing to accede to other demands, but refused llatly to negotiate with any but Indi? vidual workmen, und refused to recog? nize fhe organization of the work? men. The strikers said' they would call out every union workman on tho Penn? sylvania Railroad. This includes the. Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, tho firemen and conductors and brake men. Officials of the. brotherhood have had a difficult task in holding their men at work, especially among tho freight crews. A majority of these have demanded that they be called out In a sympathetic strike with the shop? men. The strikers allege they will so crlpplo the Altoona shops that they will have to close by tho ond of tho week. The strike is also to be carried to the middle division, between Altoona i and Harrisburg, and on toward tho eastern division, between Harrishurg and Philadelphia. AGAIN IN TOMBS Alleged Wife-Murderer's Fourth Stnrt for Freedom Falls. New York, June 2,?Henry A. Schelb. who Is held on a charge of slaying his wife. Lillian, made a fourth start for freedom to-day, und landed once more In the Tombs. A writ of habeas cor? pus, procured by his lawyer, was dis? missed this afternoon by Supreme Court Justice Biscl,off, who held that there had been presented suftlcle.nl evidence to wnrrant the suspicion that Schelb killed his wife and left her body in the bath room of their apartment for several weeks until it was found last Tuesday. Detectives busied themselves to-day seeking the actual cause of tho wo? man's death. It will be several weeks before a chemical analysis will deter? mine whether the mass of decomposed flesh contained poison, as In the Grip pen case, but physicians completed a preliminary examination to-day. They announced that the woman apparently; was deud when placed In the tub. Tho lungs showed that she had Inhaled no water and no bones were broken, they said, nor was there any evidence of violence. STILL UNSETTLED Differences of Southern and Its Fire men No Nearer Healed. I Washington, June 2.?Efforts to I medlato the differences between the Southern Railway and the company's i firemen continued to-day without a result, and to-night the situation ap? parently Is just what It was throe days ago. The firemen are holding out for a 20 per cent. Increase in wages and other concessions, while, the company insists upon a compromise. Representatives of the firemen were closeted with tho mediators practically nil day. Officials of the railway will be cnlle.d In to-morrow morning. Representatives of the (Southern's engineers, hero to ask for an Increase of 25 per cent. In wages, have not yet appeared nt the railway oillc.es. It is understood that the engineers do not contemplate an attempt lo force com? pliance in the evont tho company de? nies their petition. TRINITY CHURCH EXHIBIT Corporation In New York Owns Prop- J erty Worth $13,700,0011. New York. June 3.?The. annual rc- | port of Trinity Church Corporation i shows that ihc receipts of the parish] for the past year we.ro SSii.S.OOO, the largest Item being SJ5?.000 front real estate rents. Pew routs were Jlti.OOO. The parish spent JO?O.OOO for new buildings, $.110.000 for the maintenance of lls ten churches and eleven schools and S157.00? for taxes. The report re? cords a considerable deficit for the year. Trinity's balance sheet shows Hint the parish now owns productive prop? erty assessed nt $13.700.000. These fig? ures do not Include the properly used for churches, chapels, schools and bury? ing grounds. Tho number of communicants report? ed Is 8,600, it slight increusc. "Church attendance, throughout the parish,"'says the report, "has shown no falling off, but, on the contrary, in most of the churches shows n marked increase." DENIES DISPUTE AT YALE President Hadley Says John Hnyn Ham? mond Resigned Long Ago. New Haven. Conn., Juno 2.?Presi? dent Hadley, of Yale, says the printed reports that John Hays Hammond had withdrawn' from the Sheffield Scientific. School because of differences of opinion between him and Director Russell VI. Chlttendcn are misleading. Ho adds: "Two years ago Mr. Hammond pre? sented his resignation, and It was re? luctantly accepted on the ground that Mr. Hammond, because of his multitude of business obligations, did not have, time to attend to the duties of this i .cilice as he ilcslrod." GARY FORETELLS STATE CONTROL Believes Federal Regu? lation of Corporations Must Come. -. ;;.sa IT WILL EXTEND EVEN TO PRICES Calls Sherman Law Archaic, and Declares It Never Can Pre? vent Great Combinations of Capital?Tells How Roose? velt Approved Absorp? tion of Tennessee Co. Washington, D. C, June 2.?Elberl H. Gary, chairman o? -the United States Steel Corporation directorate, told the Stanley steel trust Investigating com mlttco to-day thut his corporation stood behind J. Plerpont Morgan in averting a disastrous financial upheaval in 1007. lie Insisted, challenging the statements of John W. Gates before the comlttee, that the purchase by the Steel Corpo? ration of the Tennessee Coal and Iron Company at that time was made at a price more than it was worth, for the express purpose of preventing the crash of the New York banking firm of Moore & Schley/ Mr. Gary related a dramatic story of the momentous events which preceded the absorption of the Tennessee con? cern. He described In detail how he and Henry C. Frlck, at the Instance of Mr. Mot,Mil, had revealed the plan of buying the company at a price greater than Its value, to President Roosevelt and Mr. Root, then Secretary of State. He told how he had concluded after their Interview with Mr. Roosevelt that . any government prosecution of their act would have been an "out? rage." StnrtlinK Prediction. Mr. Gary made many surprising statements during his eight hottfs' examination, but none more startling than his declaration that government control "and publicity of corporations In this country must come. He said that, 'through the American Iron and Steel Institute, the heads of the steel Industry were trying to steer a course between the Sherman anti-trust Taw, which he characterized as "archaic," on tho one hand, and the old-tlrne math ods of destructive competition, on the. other, lit order to operate for the pub? lic welfare. Mr. Gary announced to the commit? tee that ho wanted everything known concerning tho Steel Corporation, and, moro than all, he. pleaded for some re? sponsible government source to which such a necessary great corporation could appeal for guidance In the con? duct of Its business. He agreed to furnish the committee so much that It wishes to know that he will be re? called when It meets again next Wed? nesday. Others who have been sum? moned to appear are W. B. Dickson, of the Steel Corporation, and John Lambert, of the Republic Iron and Steel Company. Mr. Gary told the committee the en? forced publicity and government con? trol of corporations must come, even as to prices. He said he believed the Sherman anti-trust law was too ar? chaic to deal with modern situations, and never could fully prevent great combinations of capital. What the United States Steel Corporation wants, ho said, is some official department to which If could go and say. "What price can we charge and just what can we do?" Tells of Acquisition. Telling in detail of the ucquisitlort of the Tennessee Coal and Iron Com, pany, Mr. Gary said several offers to sell had been made by people repre-' seining that company prior to the fall of 1907, and finally Mr. Morgan told him that Grant B. Schley, managing director of the Tennessee Company, was much In need of money to use at tho bank, the firm of Moore & Schley. "The business finally resulted," con? tinued Mr. Gary. "In my accommodat? ing Mr. Schley with a loan of $1,200, 000 par value, of United States Steel second bonds, and taking from him an agreement to return those bonds arid received as security for tho fulfilment of that ? ifoemerit $2,000,not) par value, stock -f the Tennessee Coal and Iron Company. The agreement provided that If the loan was not returned April 2:t, 130S. the ownership of tha $3.000,000 of Tennessee Company stock should icmaln in the control of the United States Steel Corporation." Later. Mr. Gary said. Schley told Prick that he must sell the stock to lceep him from bankruptcy. "I have heard since," Mr. Gary went on to say, "that Schley has mude statements that he could have got through all right, but any one w'tri heard him talk at that time would not have thought so. "Therefore. I began to talk to At? torney Ledynrd, for the Tennessee company, about the purchase of tho stock at ninety, and we finally agreed to it. subject to tho objection that might possibly be made at Washing? ton. '? ?! "Mr. Gates says in Ills testimony that when ho got home lie made them ralso the price In the transaction. If he made that statement, it must have been by Marconi, because the whole transaction was closed before his ar? rival from Europe." II nose veil nitln'i Object. Of his conference with President Roosevelt, snld Mr. Gary, "I remember that Mr. Root said to the President flint of course he had no right to say that we could buy this property. The. President said he understood that, and that all we wished to know was what would be the attitude of the Depart? ment of Justice. The President said that in case of objection we would not be permitted to buy. I remember' the/ President saying also that ho was gladj ? to know that tho percentage of 'steel.: prcductlon of the United States Steel Corporation had not Increased, but was less than at the time tho corporation was organized. "I think he said: 'In view of tH?i fact that your percentage of control, of tho steel Industry has not increase^ hut- decreased, and appreciating th<; financial distress. I don't believe U.W; necessary for me to say that I don'j,.