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RICHMOND, VA., THURSDAY, JULY 6,1911:
THE WEATHER TO-DAY?Fair. PRICE TWO CENTS
STEEL INTERESTS
IN MID PACT
Business May Be Regu?
lated by International
Agreement.
GARY CALLS IT
"GOLDEN RULE"
Prpducelj? of Nine Countries
Meet h \ Brussels and Accept
Projed I of Co-Operation Ad
vanq ?1 by Chairman of
. United States Steel
Corporation.
Brussels, July 5.?The steel Inter?
ests of i mtrlca, Canu'la. England.
France, Get many, Belgium. Italy, Aus
trla and rf;>aln were represented !>y
1 CO delc^at"? who met In conference
to-day preliminary to the formation
of an internxtlonal association broadly
similar to the American Institute.
Judge E. H Gary, chairman of the
I'nlted States Steel Corporation, pre
tlde.d Judge Gary explained some
?what fully his views concerning a
high-minded (O-operatton In business.
"Suppose." said ne, "that a com?
pany of men engaged In business ami
possessing much capital, power anil
Influence, ?hi tld by their conduct, un?
just or oppressive, secure universal
disapproval, disgust . and antagonism
on the part if the public?In a brief
space of tin 1 these men would be
driven out of business. Suppose a
producer Of any commodity for sale
should In an: way within his power
ill treat all of his customers; how
long would || he before the producer
would he In brbkruptcy?
rrii> Producer,
mploycr of la'bor nianl
hls employes unfairly
time, as a result of the
? Interested by public
medy would be found,
i great interruption of
loss of money. Again,
at during a given year
a product equals less
f the capacity to pro
Tllr <
"Suppose an
festly treated
? nd poorly. I
action of tin
sentiment, a
end this aft el
business and .
let us assume
the demand f.
than one-ih.ilf
duce. and yet. fch producer la greedy
and anxious t kcll more thar. his fair
proportion, a-6 'acts accordingly, and
this attltud? Is maintained until de?
structive results which we all know
are a!mo.?'_ certsln to he realized.
"It would be difficult." he continued,
"to bring about an Idc3l In business;
yet a right disposition, courage, pa?
tience and the application of the hiJth
est thought mlgrt reach that position.
The first essentlrl to this Is thorough
acquaintance and frequent Intercourse
"There should he established and
continuously maintained." said Judge
Gary, "a business frlvndship which
compels one to feel the same concern
for his neighbor that he ha? for him?
self. It is no less In principle than
the Golden Rule applied to business.
1? it possible? If It Is. it will be cer?
tain to pav. True it Is thnt sometimes,
and too often, deceit is practiced, and
that advantage has been taken by
Those who have b?en given conflder.ee
by oth'ers. hut this fact should dis?
hearten no one."
Judge Gary ther. sketched conditions
in the United Statet. where he said ad
inntajM had beeil given to the steel
men Americans, I he declared, .were
anxious to he and: keep near to their
European friends.
AxHOclntlnn Oc?lrrd.
It had been the expressed wish of
nuny of the representatives present
to form an Internationa! association
for th? interchange of opinlms and
information between Iron and steel
producers of the world concerning all
questions relating to the Industry, an
organization broad In the scope of Its
activities. He believed It feasible.
Necessarily, It should be formed and
managed. Judge Gary concluded, so as
to avoid antagonism or interference
of any other ln.c tlti|t!on, and so as to
secure public approval.
Baron Van Rodenhausen, of the
Krupp works, speaking for the Ger?
man group, warmly [supported the idea,
nr.d one by one the stemhers represent?
ing nations and groups accepted the
project
All present had kr.own by correspon?
dence the purpose of the meeting.' and
had decided In advance to Join the
Golden Rule movement.
The conference adopted a resolution
accepting Judge Gary's proposals, and
decided to appoint I a committee to?
morrow to -vork oui a definite plan.
FUNERAL of GjNER?T EVANS
He Is I-"1<1 tn Next 1 ft t'nlfnrm of Gray
He Loved So Well.
Atlanta. Ga.. Ju y 5,?In the gray
uniform of the Southern Confederacy,
the body of General Clement A. Evans,
soldier, preacher, pa-t commander-ln
rhief of the United Confederate Vet?
erans, was '.aid to rest In Oakland
Cemetery here this afternoon. Na?
tional guardsmen, Wearing the blue
he once opposed. sourjdAd taps and fired
ft salute as General Evans's body was
lowered Into the prr<|ve.
The funeral wax |one of the most
Impressive ever hel 1 in this city. The
Legislature adjourned out of respect,
anil the funeral cortege was followed
to the grave by Governor Smith and
staff. General Anson Mills, command?
ing the Department of the Gulf. United
States Army. SI ? te house officers,
members of the national guard, Con?
federate veterans and members of the
LeKislature.
'able to leave hospital
Senator and Mr*. I.like I.en Are ne
coverlo? Rapidly.
Washington. NHy- 5.?Senator and
Mrs. Luke Lea, who have been patients
at a local hospital for several weeks
past, had so f:ir recovered to-day that
they were able to leave the city for
a nearby mountain resort.
Senntor Lea, weakened by the trans
fusion of blood to save the life of his
wife, is rapidly regaining his strength,
and expects soon to resume his active
duties.
WRECKED ON MAIDEN FLIGHT
Kam Iilrn Monoplnnr Meet* l)l%lix< e\;
nml Pilot Ix Injured,
New York. July 5.?In Its inaiil'n
flight, a $10.000 New Idea monoplane,
equipped with twin revolvl ,p motors
?lid twin propellers, was wrecK ?d br
yond repair to-day at the Min-ola
aviation field, and lt.? pilot. Arthur
Stdtie, war; stunned aril badly eti:, tfJt
escaped miraculously with hi< li**<?
The monoplane was designed by
wui'.e McCormlok. it showed plenty
of -.peed, hut proved unruly at the
t'irns. and the stiff wind bt >wlni: final
ly upset It. Straight for *h.- eitrti !t
plunged, from a height of rift;- ?eci,
with full power on. As it struck a
great cloud of dust went tip, ano the
crash could he heard for a mil'. No?
body expected to see St?no olive, but
h< was picked up breathing ir. I rushed
tf. the nearest hospital.
Plying Made 5of>.
Washington. July 5.?Flying vlPi
< lit great risk la made p?s'iiblc ? \ en
to the Inexperienced avlxtor, by the
new naval hydro-aeroplane, according
to Captain Washington [. I!it j r-.
!tl charge of naval aeroniuMc i. Cap
t.'iln Chambers has tried :'u machine
himself, steering It easily -it first trial
and skimming along at lOrV-flvo
miles an hour above the \va-)", In
case of accident, the flyer would settle
cemfortably upon the witer When
the haiKnr at AnnapolK i< completed
t!ie machine will be sent SO th.? Naval
Academy for the training >.'. naval
'. ttic*rs in aeronautics.
MOBILIZING TROOPS
Drastic Steps Milde .\e?e?i.nr> by P.e
heliloua Albaulaln.
Constantinople, July 5?Preparations
l hnv<- advanced to n stage for the yen
eral mobilisation ?)l Turkish troops In
view of the continued refusal -if re?
belllous Albanians to surrender, and to
j the activity of Montenegrin forces
I alone ?he frontier.
j Government officials at the same time
ccntinue optimistic of nn ultimate
. peaceful outcome. They assert that
i the Montenegrin government Is bluf
; HtiL'. The recall of th.- Turkish mtn
; Ister at Cettlnje is considered not liri
? probable.
-
Intention? l'nrlfle.
I Vienna, July 6.?T< legrams received
I h? r. to-day from Get mje ->ay that
l.'lnc Nicholas is sending T.oto troops
to i atrol the border passes ?iid pre'
J'tnt Albaninn rehtls from eiiterlng
Montenegrin territory. The King de?
clares that his intentions a-..- piiolflc
anil that i.e will ke. n pen:*, as Ifl'.g us
j he is not nt'.acked
SPEND NIGHT ON SANDS
Mprr.T-MnkiTK I'nn'l Get Home on Ac?
count "f Xcv* l.ihnr Low.
I !?os Angeles, Cat, July ",.?Ten thou.
I ?and Fourth of July holiday makers
slept on the sands Of the various beach
, r^y.rts last night because the law
limiting railroad men to sixteen
working hours prevented the subur- 1
ban lines from bringing them home.
Fully half of the maroni.l throng,
were women und girls, garbed In the!
? flimsiest of seaside summer costumes
. and the cold night breezes wrought
havoc with th?lr nerves and patience.
' Cries of anger arose at 1:15 this tnorn
. Ing when the trainmen announced that
' ?.<i more cars would he run. The hotel
' and lodging houses were quickly filled
and the overflow spent a miserable
night or. the sands. At 4 oV-loc-k this
, r-.ornlng extra crews wore obtained
und cars were rushed to the beaches
I t - the rescue.
SUSPEND RULES FOR TOGO
Japanese Hero Mn> See All of Naval
r.*tiihllf>hiiirnt.
Washington. July ?.?The Japanese
naval hi ro, Admiral Togo, hero of the
; battle ol the Sea of Japan, will have
; no difficulty in viewing everything he
I cares to see in the New York n ivy
r- ord, or indeed In any part of the
naval establishment. Although a regti
ilatlon of long standing prohibits 'he*
; exhibition to foreign visitors of any
Of the construction In the navy yards.
I this win be gladly suspended by the.
Navy Department for the benefit of Ad?
miral Togo It is expected he will i
j board the ciant battleship Florida, now
1 Rearing completion in the New York
; navy ya rd.
Details of the program for the ad?
miral's entertainment have not yet
been completed, but when he arrives
. ir. New York, about August ?, he will
be received as the guest of the na?
tion bv a number of distinguished cf
! ficlals and army and navy officers.
MANY WANT POSTAL BONDS
Applications tor $-lii,O0O Worth Ilnve
Been Mude
Washington. July 5.?Postmaster
Otneral Hitchcock announced to-day
! that applications from depositors to;
I purchase postal savings bonds on July
I 1 aggregated $12.000.' Of this sum.
j more than $36.000 worth were applied
for in registered form, indicating the,
intention nt depositors to reti.in the
? bonds as an Investment. Klfty nddl-l
llohnl second class offices were desig-j
! hated t?-day by the Postmaster-Gen-!
[ eral as p?stal depositories. \ ... will
1.. ready to receive deposits on July
j 2!?. S
! GREAT CAISSON A SUCCESS
I It linn Met Ever?' Expectation of
Builders.
Washington, July B.?The great cais?
son built around the wreck of the bat?
tleship Maine In Havana harbor ha*
j met every expectation of Its design ers.
In the opinion of General Blxby, Chief
I of engineers, who has just returned
! from >'a personal inspection of the
I work. The officer explained the -le
I loys in the. work on the ground that
I It was necessary that the wreck be
exposed bv easy stages. More time
:than had been expected was expended
I niter the first pumping in clearing
sway debris and mud he added.
MURDER SUSPECTED
Police Arc InvcntlKntlng Denth of
I'rnnk Howard.
Pittsburg. Pa., July ?Believing that
Flunk Howard, nged thlrty-flvo, of
Chicago, whose body was re-covered
from the Monongaheln River here
Monday night, was murdered, tho po?
lice began an investigation to-iny.
Howard, who sometimes went under I
the minify"f>f "Dr. Herto." is said to I
have been held up, robbed of $256, ;t [
gold watch and several valuable dia?
monds and thrown Into the river.
HELD FOR COURT
Detective Acetified of Sending Black
llnml letter.
Franklin. Pa,', July B.?Thomns J.
Dempsey, head of a private detective
agency, was held for court to-day, ;>e
CUSOd of sending u black baud let?
ter to General Charles A. Miller, rt'.l'i
llennlre oil magnate. Four hand?
writing experts testified that tho wilt?
ing In the blnck hnnd letter and a
Icttor signed by Dcmr*sey aro the same.
Has Not Over-Stepped
Bounds in !Tghtfor
i\eci; rocity.
SENATOR iiURTON
MAKES DEFENSE
Should President Not Go Before
People in Behalf of Measures
He Would Not Be Leader
of Party or Take High
Place in Public
Attention.
Washington. I>. C. July 5.?The rlSht
of President Taft to negotiate the Ca
radian reciprocity agreement, to send
It In completed form to Congress lor
enactment, un.l to defend and advocate
li In ' stump speeches" throughout the
country, was asserted in the Senate to;
day by Senator Burton, of Ohio) at the
conclusion of ar important speech in
support and explanation of the reci?
procity bill.
The Senate agreed at. the conclusion
of lo-day'? session to sit dally at 11
o'clock, and It Is expected that the ses?
sions will continue until 5 o'clock.
| Chairman Penrose, of the Finance
Committee, advocated dally sessions
at lo o'clock, but the Democrats who
favor the reciprocity bill feared this
would be taken us a move to force
hasty action and would result in biter
[ feeling.
Senator Burton's speech followed crit?
icism by Senator Cummins, of Iowa,
Republican Insurgent, earlier in the j
'day of the speech made by President.
Taft yesterday at Indianapolis. Sen-j
I ator Cummins ssld he believed It was
better for the President to try to mold 1
opinion by appealing to the people In
speeches than for him to use the power
of the President's office to pass the;
bill through Congress, but he criticized
vigorously the Indianapolis speech, in
which the President said the Canadian
agreement would probably not reduce,
the cost of living.
In His Clear Right.
"Some degyee of censure has beer,
visited upon the administration for
sending in this agreement." said Sen-j
ator Burton "It Is the clenr right of,
the President, under the Constitution.!
to mnke communications and recom?
mendations to Congress. It is his right'
also to express on the stump. In what-!
ever terms he may choose, his advocacy :
of *i certnln line of policy.
"Not only President Taft, but hiai
predecessor and other Phesidents, have!
made free to advocate with no uncer-1
tain sound national policies recommend
ed by them in messages. Otherwise
the President would neither be the;
leader of his party nor occupy that,
place in the public attention which,
the public demr.nds of him.
"Of course, it Is for the Senate or!
th? House to accept, reject or amend
any proposition that ho may send to
fencress."
Senator Burton urged that the agree. J
men', notwithstanding the power of.
Congress to change it. be passed with- ,
out amendment. He said It undoubt- '
edly did not please every body: that It :
probably had satisfied neither Presi?
dent Taft nor the Canadian commis?
sioners when it was completed. j
"But it is here." said Senator Bur-'
ton, "and I stre-ngly urge that It be j
adopted without change. Any modi- '?
ficatior. renders a situation now deli?
cate more intricate and liable of fail?
ure."
Mr. Burton emphasized that those
wh i based their objections to the agree?
ment on the ground that the farmer
would suffer injury were virtually
fighting for higher duties for the farm?
er. He said no injury to the farmer
could follow the removal of duties on
farm porducts except in certain local*
ities along the border. To keep the |
duties at the present figure, he said,
would be to plnce the consumer at the
hier >' of a short market and rlslni?
prices when the time arrived that
American production does not equni
American consumption.
Would Cnll f/r Report.
Washington, July 5.?A resolution
callina for a reno/t from the Inter
Mate Commerce Ojuumission by Jan?
uary l next, on rufarly every phase -^f
the express buslniss, including a com?
parison with railroad rates, phv^i-al '
valuation, operating methods, dupli?
cation of directors in express an,! rail?
road com pan lei. etc., was Introduced
to-day by Representative Burlescn. of !
Texas. Mr Burleson denounced the
recent rate reduction by the express
companies as a bluff to head off legis?
lation and not intended to have any
permanency.
- I
Adiourn? Till Saturday.
Washington. July 5.?After a brief,
session the House to-day adjourned un?
til Saturday,
MRS. LAVINIA MOUILLE DEAD
former Richmond Woman Wim ftrnud
dnuBrhter of President Adams.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch ]
Now York. July 5.?Mrs. Lavlnlal
Moullle. who was the granddaughter of1
John Quloev Adams and the gr.-at
nleco of Brlcadler-General James
Briekett. of the Revolution, died on
Monday at the home of her daugh?
ter. Mrs. Suzette Halls, at C70S Broad?
way. Before she was married to Krau?
els Kncle MouIJle. from Connecticut.:
she was Miss Titcomb. of Richmond!
Her mother was a Miss Worthen and
her crandmr>ther was the daughter of
President' Adams. Mrs. Monille was
born In Richmond eighty-four yearn
ago. Her father was John Titcomb, s.
trader there. Mr. Moullle was a mer?
chant. In Richmond for a number of
years, and when ho died his wif?,
moved to Philadelphia! Recently Mrs. :
Moullle had been living abroad, ami
enlv three- months ago hud returned!
fron Paris. Besides her daughter und >
three grandchildren. Mrs. Metallic ig i
SUfvtved by a brother. John Titcomb, '
who lives in Kansas City.
POPE APPLAUDS
PEACE CAMPAIGN
Co.igT; tulates United
States fo r Taking
Lead in M< vement.
COPY CF LEITER
IS Sil]NT TO TAFT
Expected Thai President Will
Reply to Cordial Sentiments
Expressed by Ruler of Church,
Who Is Inspired by Recent
Jubilee of Cardinal Gib?
bons in Baltimore.
Washington. .July 5.?Pope plus X.,
In an autograph letter received to
?iuy by thejApustollc delegate to Wash?
ington, applauds, the lead taken by the
United .-;:jtv.- in the world-wide cam?
paign for International peace. Although
the. Pontiff does not mention Presi?
dent Tatt specifically by name, a copy
of the letter was forwarded to-night
to the White House, it is expected
the President, because of his well
known peace views, will reply to the
cordial sentiments of the ruler of the
church. The letter follows:
"To our \enerabl? Brother,
Diomedes. Titular Archbishop of
Larlsswj Apostolic Delegate to
the United States of America:
"Venerable Brother. Health and
Apostolic Benediction:
"We are i.appy to learn from you
that in tue L'nmd States of Amer?
ica, under the leadership of men
enjoying the highest authority
with the people, the more Judicious
members of the community are
fervently desirous of maintaining
the advantages of international
peace. To compose differences, to
restrain the outbreak of hostilities,
to prevent the dangers of war. to
remove even the anxieties of so
called armed peace, is, indeed, most
praiseworthy, and any effort in
this cause, even although it may
not immediately or wholly accom?
plish Its purpose, manifests, never?
theless, a zeal which cannot but
redound to the credit of its authors
and be of benefit to the slate. This
is especially true at the present
day, when vast armies. Instrumen?
talities most destructive to human
life, and the advanced state of
military science portend wars,
which must be- a source of fear
even to the most powerful rulers.
Wherefore, we most heartily com?
mend the work already begun,
which should be approved by al!
good men. and especially by us
holding, as we do. the supreme
pontificate of the church, and rep?
resenting Him who is both the God
and the Prince of Peace; and we
most gladly lend the weight of our
authority to those who are striving
to realize this most bt-neficial pur?
pose. For we do not doubt that
the same distinguished men who
possess so much ability and such
wisdom in affairs of state will con?
struct In behalf of a struggling
age a royal road for the nations
leading to pcara and conciliation
in accordance with the laws of jus?
tice and charity, which should 1
sacredly be observed by all. For.
inasmuch as peace consists in
order, who will vainly think that
it can he established unless he
strives with all the force within
him that due respect be every?
where given to those virtues which
are the principles of order and Its
firmest foundation.
"As for the remaining aspects
of the matter, we recall to mind
the example of so many of our
Illustrious predecessors, who,
when the condition of the times
permitted, rendered. In this very
matter also .the most signal ser?
vice to the cause of humanity and
to the stability of governments;
hut since the present age allows
us to aid In this cause only by
pious prayers to God. we, there?
fore, most earnestly pray God, who
knows the hearts of men and In
clinto them ns He wills, that He
may grant to the nations which,
?with united purpose, nre laboring
to this end that the destruction of
war and Its disasters he averted,
they may at lentrth find repose in
the benuty of peace.
"As a pledge of divine favor and
S proof of our benevolence, we
must lovingly grant you, Venernhle
Brother, the Apostolic benediction.
"Given at Bome. at St. Peter's,
the eleventh day of June. IsTlj and
the eighth year of our pontificate.
(Slgnedi "PIUS X."
The letter. It is understood, was
Inspired by the recent Jubilee at Bal?
timore, when Cnrdinnl C-ihhons cele?
brated the fiftieth anniversary of his
accession to the church. On that oc?
casion many of the speakers dwelt
enthusiastically on the growth of the
peace sentiment, President Taft being
among those who lent their hearty
Indorsement to the sentiments ex?
pressed.
Tnft Send? Congratulation*.
Washington. July 5.?Congratula?
tion.', on the centennial anniversary of
Venezuelan independence were dis?
patched by President Taft to-day to
the President of Venezuela.
Great Memorial
Highway Proposed
Washington, July R.?The eon
n'truction of n ??Clny-Jneksou Na?
tional Mrmorlnl Highway" from
Niagara Foils, N. v., to New Or
leans, nnd the authorisation of n
efentennlnl celebration of the hnttle
of New OrleanN, to hcKln .Iniuiary 8,
llliri, nre proponed In a hill Intro?
duced to-day by Representative
Hobson, of \lnhantn. An appro?
priation ?f $380,000 Is proposed for
a preliminary survey of the blgb
wnj.
PR A YS FOR PEACE~OF WORLD
popb pu s x.
MYIHQWW1LLD0ES
? HIS CLOTHES
Spoils More in Three Months
Than Horace Buys in Three
Years.
PERSPIRING DOES HIM GOOD
Schoolmaster Taft Also Says
Brother Charley Felt Foolish
in Short Trousers.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch]
Cincinnati, O.. July S.?Horace Taft,
who owns a famous school for hoys
at Water town, Conn., and is the
youngest brother of President William
Howard laft and a half-brother of
Charles P. Taft, says he cannot un?
derstand just how "Brother Will" gets
along in snich hot weather as this. He
says that the President spoils more
clothes by perspiration In the summer
time t'.ian he buys in three years, and
that he doesn"t wonder that the Presi?
dent preferred to remain seated in his
private car when It passed through
Pfttshurg to getting out In the hot
sun and speaking to the people.
"Gcemlnee Christmas! But this hot
weather plays havoc with a man of
his heft and build." said the President's
brother this afternoon. "It certainly
is too hot to live. Beastly." This Is
the only klnel of weather when 'Will'
suffers He stands It pretty well,
though. I've often told him that he
was very foolish to get out and speak
in such weather. But he Just grins
and says he'd rather do thnt than stay
at home, where it's cool.
"And the way he does ruin h!s
clothes! Why, do you know, he spoils
more In three months than T can af?
ford to buy In three years. But 1
guess when you get right down to
figures, that ?Will's', perspiration does
him more good than my slininess does
me. But what I've never been able to
figure out is that Will stood the hot
weather In the Philippines in great
style, and can't stand the heat hero.
".SpeakinR of Brother Charley, he's
been having a dandy time at the coro?
nation ceremonies in I^onJon. I ruoss
the only thing that he felt foolish
about was the wearing of knee trou?
sers. He wrote me that he was mighty
glad so few Americans were there,
and that he felt satisfied when he
learned that they were busy minding
their own ps and qa and didn't watch
him."
Horace Tnft is In Cincinnati to at?
tend to some affairs for the family,
and will remain here for the next week
or so. He has been a guest of several
of the country clubs In Cincinnati, this
being the first long visit he's made,
in the past twenty-five years.
Incidentally, he's to take a "peek"
at the Taft collection of paintings
which are In the art museum during
Charles P. Taft's absence In Europe.
DISMISSED FROM SERVICE
fnptuin Gllson Pound Guilts' of Finan?
cial irregularities.
Washington, July ?,?Captain Robert
M Gllson, tTnited States Marine
Corps, liiis hewn dismissed from, the
navy upon the recommendation of a
court - martial on account of financial
Irregularities. Ho has been stationed
at Camp Elliott, on the Isthmus of
Panama. Captain Gllson was appoint?
ed from Vermont in 1309.
CRAZED BY HEAT
Member of Steamer's Trove Tokos Kntnl
Vliinur Into Wnler.
Detroit. Mich,, July ?.?Crazed ny the
Intense heat, a member of the ste imer
Cltv Of Detroit's crew, known as Rod
Dlckson. of Bowling Green. Ky.J Jump
ed overboard and was drowned in the
river to-day.
?lULnllu ?UUI1U?
NOTE OF WARNING
Does Xot Relish Idea of German
Naval Station on Moroccan
Coast.
NO DRASTIC ACTION TAKEN
Immediate Danger Is Removed
by Agreement to Hold
Pourparlers.
London, July 6.?The rum.">rr. that
Great Britain his ordered any naval
movement on account of Moroccan af?
fairs are unfounded. It Is understood,
however, that the British government,
although It has not yet made n formal
lepiy to Germany, has intimated to the
German ambassador here that Great
Britain could not contemplate without
the gravest concern the possibility of
the establishment of a German naval
station anywhere on the Moroccan
const.
,\n Immediate Unnger.
London. July "..?Danger of interna?
tional complications over the Agndir
Incident was removed, for the present
at least, by an agreement reached by
the powers to-day to hold "conversa?
tions'- over Morocco.
The powers concerned nre Franco.
Germany, Great Britain. Spain and
Russia, and the proposal for pourpar?
lers comes from Germany. It is riccg
nlzed that the impending "converse
Hons" nre nicely to settle definitely
the status of the Arab empire, which,
standing at the gateway of Europe,
has been constantlv regarded as i pos?
sible cause of International dltn-ul
tles.
Mnlntninn Silence.
Paris. July 3.?The French govern?
ment continues to maintain absolute
Silence With regard to the proposal for
courparlers resulting from the Inter?
vention of Germany in Morocco, but it
Is Understood that France has nut yet
modified its original point of view !n
any way.
The French government considers
that the presence of a German ivurshlp
a; Agndir Is not lustlned by the condi?
tions there, where tranquillity tire-1
vails and German Interests are In no
way threatened. As to the de-lre of'
Germany, recently expressed, to enteri
into pourparlers It Is recalled 'hat the!
French government already has shown
itself favorably disposed to Hits Al?
though the situation has been ut:e\- 1
pectedly changed since '.hen by Oer- !
n-ny's Initiative, the French govern?
ment Is still disposed to listen to any ,
proposals the Berlin Cabinet might
wish to make It Is remarked that tho!
negotiations would take on n more
fnvortble complexion If Germany re?
called her warship from Agadlr. after!
she hocame satisfied from the facts that]
the presence of a warship there wnj J
not necessary
GEORGE C. REED SAFE
State Department Had Hern Worried
About Missionary.
Washington. July 5.?George C. Heed.
Bn American Missionary living nenr
fifru. Morocco, whose personal safety
had been aVource of anxiety to the
State Department on account of the;
rebellion of the tribesmen In that j
vicinity, has arrived safely at Fez, i
the Moorish capital, according to ad?
vices from Minister Carpenter,
DR. EDMUND^COCKS DEAD
Tie Won Considered Lending Authority
?n Dermatology.
New York. July 5".?Dr. Edmund L.
Cocks, considered one of the le.id;ng
authorities in the United State.-, on der?
malologyj who was overcome by heat
last Friday while conducting a clinic
at Harlem Hospital, died to-day. Ho
was slxty-alx years old.
Its Known Victims Al?
ready Number More
Than 300.
APPALLING LIST
IN MANY CITIES
Despite Drop in Temperature,
Yesterday Saw More Fatalities
Than Any Day Since Torrid
Weather Began?Record
Is Far From
Complete.
I Death Roll May
Stand as Record
I The 10?? of more rlinn .">0O lives
1 Is to he credited to the srront h-.-nt
vrnve of July 1 to 5, 11)11, which
otllrlnl weather mlrlccM say will
i nhntc- sotiicv?lm< (u-dny.
The torrid period he mom
! ornhle in weather annals for It*
j wide extent, Itn lonK ilurntlnn, IN
> record-break im; tcmperatnres lu
{ many place?, and the lout: lint of
j fatulltleM which It ha? unused.
I The bundriedn of news dispatches
I which eltleM from the .North At
Inutlc seaboard ?vonI to the plulnn
Stales hnve exchanged during the
pnst four days, account, necordlua;
I? it enreful review ta-nlsht, for
the dentlis of -l.'ll |>ersnuN front the
lient nnil eighty from drownlnn?a
totnl of .111.
Incomplete us Hie record |h from
the failure of matt) points to report
Mpcf lllcitlly the nttmlier of mich
deaths, it Is nii serloiiM n showing
nn In remembered for ninny years,
! If not n record.
The n Ilm her of prostration* In
si III more difficult to compute, hut
from the review of the dispatches
It appear* thai thounnnilH have lirrn
seriously overcome l>y the heal in
the urent eitle?.
Washington, D. C, July 5.?The hot
wave Is breaking. Although tempera?
tures In some localities are hovering
shove the inn mark, and are as high.
If not higher, than those for yester?
day, the torrldlty which has levied a
heavy loll of death and a greater one
of sintering Is about to be dissipated,
according to the Weather Bureau ex?
perts to-nln'.it.
The Middle West, especially beyond
the Mississippi Valley, still is in tho
grip of the hot wave, h'uT cooler
weather is expected there within the
next twenty-tour hours. Weather
Bureau officials took an optimistic
view of the general situation to-night
and held out promise for relief within
the next day or so.
There was much suffering in this
city during the day, the temperature
on the street reaching 104 1-2, although
the Weather Bureau gave the official
temperature as 98. Throe persons are
dead and a large number of prostra?
tions resulted here from the heat.
Reports received at the Weather Bu?
reau to-night from Kastern and Atlan?
tic coast States show a decided fall?
ing of In temperatures during tho
past twenty-four hours. Boston, which,
sweltered at 101 yesterday, found re?
lief to-day when tho thermometer roso
only to 94. Portland, Me., was twenty
degrees cooler than yesterday, S2 be?
ing the highest record to-day. Phil?
adelphia and Buffalo with' 34, New
York with i>3. and Baltimore and
Washington with ?S, were other East?
ern cities which showed drops In
temperature for the past twenty-four
hours.
Light showers were reported In the
upper Lake region and brought relief
to the people of that section. At
other points in tho West the weather
was fair with the thermometer hov?
ering above the 100 mark. Concor
dia. Kan., was the hottest place to-day
with un official record of 103.
Kuil'erluK 1m Terrible,
Toledo. O., July 5.?The mercury
took another boost in Its tube to-day,
rl.-ing to D7.2 at 3 o'clock. The intense
heat claimed two lives, and seven
have been rendered unconscious from
its torrldlty. The suffering of the
citizens became intense this afternoon
and night, when the '.e companies
found they were unable to cope with
the demands made upon them. There
Is terrible suffering among the
poorer classes. Many factories have
been compelled to close.
Praying for Itellef.
Des Molnes, la.. July 5.?After tho
government thermometer this after?
noon had reached 105 degrees, cool
breezes, followed by copious showers,
ended the heat. Two deaths and nil- '
merous prostrations resulted from thu
heat to-day.
Preachers of many Des Molnes
churches to-nivrht held services .it
which prayers for relief were offered.
Reports show that showers were
general throughout the Stats to-night.
In some places grain was blown flat,
and even buildings and trees were
broken.
New Marks Established.
Kansas City, Mo!; July .">.?New hoi
weather marks for tho year were es?
tablished in the h'outhwest to-day. but
to-ritght a forecast of thunder show?
ers was given by the local Weather
Bureau
At Junction City, usually the hottest
city in Kansas,, tho mercury climbed
to 113. the highest thla year. Other
Kansas towns were not much cooler.
Tito highest temperature reported
from Oklahoma came from Muskogee,
It being 107. a year's record.
Ono person was killed and .-i\t?-en
were prostrated as i result of i?j| de?
grees of heat in Kansas City.
In Kansas many rivers, among them
the Verdigris, are drying up, an4

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