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HELP LQRIMER? Heads of Big Chicago Concerns Probably Will Be Called as Witnesses. CLASHES AT DAY'S HEARING Editor Keelcy Put Through Gruelling Examination by Senator's Counsel. Washington. July 28.?The -ross examination of Jamt-H Keelcy. general manager and editor of tho Chicago Tribune, was completed to-da> before the Senate Lorlmor committee. Not rlncc the beginning of the investiga? tion has a witness been put througli the gruelling examination that Mr. Keeley eNperlenecd at the hands of El. bridge Hanecy. counsel for Mr. Lari? mer. Time after time, the editor let] the sarcastic remarks of the attorney pass with nothing more than u shrug of the shoulders, but at others he] countered and retaliated. Throughout1 the day, the object of the attorney up pea red to be to establish if possible an ancient grudge of the Tribune against Ltorlmer. The committee, alter tho cross-ex aminatlon, asked the witness just two questions. One was whether the edi? tor believed the story of State Repre? sentative Charles A. White, whose al? leged confession of graft in the Il? linois Legislature was first printed by the Tribune. "1 did and do." was the answer. The other question was dlrei ted at what Mr. Keeley had In mind when he fay yesterday he had about changed his conclusion about having been swindled, when he paid (Jeorge GUtvIs $600 for books that Glavis claimed ?showed that I.oilmer. when In the House, received money from lobbyists in Washington, in a light made by the "Fireproof" magazine of Chicago for the mall privilege. He had not gotten nn opportunity to c>:plaln on cross-ex? amination In this connrctlon Mr. Keeley also said yesterday that Claris told him ex-Representative Tiwney, of Minne? sota, was "mixed up in the deal." "When 1 came to Washington n few days ago," Mr. Keelcy replied. ' Mr Green, attorney for tilavls, came to me. and said that If I would ask the dis? trict attorney to be easy on Glavls. he would tell me where the book was. The trunk full of books had dwindled to a memorandum book. Mr. Green paid for Infants and Children. Caslorla is ct harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare? goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. It contains neither Opium, Sforphlue nor other Narcotic substance. It destroys "Worms and allays Feverislmess. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colie. It relieves Teeth? ing' Troubles and cures Coustipation. It regulates tho Stomach and Dowels, giving' healthy and natural sleep. Tho Children's Panacea?Tho Mother's Friend. The Kind You Have Always Bought in Use For Over 30 Years. TWIT l^-'^rcra^&^^r^Kffr?a^^ that the In,ok was in existence, and that he know who had It. "I toll] him I could not be a party to such an arrangement, and that the proper person for him to see was the district attorney. He said he would tee hl.< client, and call on me again, but he ha* not done so. He added that a search ^f.'1,^r?,r>, would be necessary to -'et the book " One of the points dwelt upon by At? torney Hrtnccy in his crcus-exarhlna fon was the reputed criticism In Tri? bune editorials of Senators who voted for Lorlmer in the recent tight over his seat In the Sonate. Mr. Keeley Haid he had no recollection of such edltot - la Is. Mr. Hanecy thereupon read several editorials, The first war entitled. "Don't Crowd Mr. uurrows." und de? scribed the chairman of the tlrst Lorl? mer committee us "picking nosee lys." Another editorial, printed after the vote on the Lorlmer case. .?ald that If four more Senators had voted theti honest convictions on the Lorlmer case. Lorlmer would have been un? seated. "What four did you have In mind?" "No four. The vole was 15 to 10. Four from 10 leaves 12, and four added to 10 makes H." "Did you have nny knowledge of any Senator casting a dlshonet-t or rorrsrpt vote In the Lorlmer case?" asked Senator Jones. 'Of course not The editorial was u mere arlthmethlcal figure of speech." It is ;>rohable that heads of big stock yards companies at Chicago wilt1 be called .i? witnesses to explain the use of "lard'' (mone\ ? |n the Lorlmer election. Witness Ke??iey said repre seritatlvea of the Armour, Swift, -Morris und other concerns might en? lighten tho committee, Tnivnpy Mnkru Denial. St. Paul. Mir.:., .luly 1*C.?Declaring that he desired to have entered of record with the Senat. I.orlmer inves? tigating committee his "most solemn and emphatic denial of ever having had any connection, either direct or indirect, with the "Fire Proof Maga? zine," of Chicago, or any other jubil? ation seeking mall or any otaer privi? lege, elthei from the Post-Ofllce De? partment or from Congress." former j Representative .lames A. Tawney to? day, after reading the testimony of .lames Keeley, of Chicago, yesterday I before the Lorimer investigating com : tnittee. sent a telegram to Chairman , Dltlingham, of the Dorlmer committee. asking to be summoned before the ! committee to deny the charges. In his ' telegram Mr. Tawney declares that "1 want tc deny that I have ever been connected, either directly or Indirectly. ! with any firm of lobbyists or other representatives of raid magazine or j other publications, or of any other in teresl seeking such mall or any other privilege from t.'.e y veriMiK .a-" In added tliat the records of the Third Assistant Postmaster-General would irroborate his statement. Chauffeur? Colon Meet*. A meeting of the- newly organized Chauffeurs' Union was held last night at Murphy's Hotel, when the charter Was delivered by F.mmett C. Davlson for the American Federation of Labor. i Officers were elected as follows: T B. Harris, president; M. J. Mills, vice president; F. 1-. Sargent, secretary and treasurer. Meetings of the union will be held each Wednesday night at Murphy's I Hotel, and n canvass inaugurated throughout the city tu secure members. The Loves of Mary Stuart Was She the Most Loved of All Women? MARY. QUEEN OF SCOTS Was Love of Old More Fervent Than Now? "It is said that Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, was the most beautiful, the weakest, the most attractive and the most attracted of women, raising around her higher irresistible fascinations, a whirlwind of love, ambition and jealousy in which her lovers became each in his turn the motive, the in? strument and the victim of a crime, leaving the arms of a murdered hus? band for those of his murderer." Read the other interesting facts concern? ing the life of one of the World's Wonderful Women, contained in the article by Deshler Welch in next Sunday's issue of The Times-Dispatch Other Features in the Sunday Illustrated Magazine Are ROBERT BARR'S clever LORD STRANLEIGH STORY entitled "The Romance of the Golden Brick;" John Kendrick Bangs's humorous article entitled "Pepper, and Salt;" a story by Charles Edward Hay' "Wanted?A Good Yob;" an article by Lily A. Long, entitled "The War Dance as It Is;" a story by Linda de K. Fulton, "The Turning of the Tide;" humorous story by Harry Lee Snyder, "Jakie and His Two Centuries;" an article by Lin McLean, "Why Not Teach Baseball in the Schools?" an arti? cle on "Farming with Dynamite,'' by Samuel Wesley Long, AND A CHRISTY COLORED C?VER Sensational Charge Made Before Investigating Committee of House. Washington, July 2>i.?The sensa? tional charge was made before the House committee. Investigating the Post-Ofllce Department. to-day that Leonard Goodwin, a Chicago lawyer ;-nd brother of Russell P, Goodwin, as? sistant attorney-general of the Post OIHce Department, was exploiting mail order houses throughout the country, 1 telling them he could arrange any trouble they might have through a de | niul of mail privileges, etc. I The clung; was ma le by K. G. Lewis. I president "f a publishing company In ' St. Louis, recently denied the second ? ?lass mail privilege. Lewis also de? clared that post-oiiice Inspectors at St. Louis had been told to use wiulever : methods they pleased "to put Lewis out of business", and "to shut Lewis up before the next campaign." This was the campaign of 190S. Lewis said a Rochester, N. Y.. man had written to him that Goodwin was the man hr ought to employ und get him out o; his trouglcs with tho post office Inspectors. "This man i.-iti-r tol . me." said' Lewis, "thtt Goodwin himself wrote tho u-rs." Lewis testified that he eir.ployedl i'inkerton detectives, who went to Goodwin's ollloo, representing them.' selves as in patent medicine mall order business, and In truub.v with the post office' officials. An affidavit was presented, sworn to by these detectives, in which they de? clared that Goodwin told them he had handled thousands of cases like their | und that he could tlx It so they would! not be bothered by post-office Inspec? tors. He told them, the detectives! swore, that all they would have to do J would be to say to the Inspectors: "Gentlemen. w<> may have done wrong In the past, but we are trying to live j up to th<j laws," and this Goodwin said would be all that was necessary. One of the detectives told Lewis, so the latter testified, that post-olfice of tieclals and Inspectors at St. Louis haa told him they would be upheld by the department in whatever methods they used to put Lewis out of business. Mr. Lewis accused the Post-O/llcej Department of having sent out thous? ands of copies of the speech delivered 1 by Senator Burton In response to that] of Senator Jeffries Davis, of Arkansas, attacking the department for Its action 1 in the Lewis case. Mr. Lewis 3aid he | had learned that many persons who | wrote to the department requesting aj copy of the Davis speech were sent ln stea l a copy of the Burton speech. SHERIFF INDICTED AraouK Those Alleged to Hove- Com-1 mined Fraud In Election. Mays Landing. X. J. July 26.?Sheriff! Enoch L. Johnson, of Atlantic county. | wos among those indicted here to-day; by a special grand jury, wl'ch in? vestigated frauds alleged to have l,uen committed In Atlantic City at the elec? tion last November. The shjrlff is charged with illegally removing cer? tain election registry books from the offices of the county clerk. He pleaded not guilty, and was he'd In his own recognizance for tr> I In September. Thirty indictments were returned to-day. Others in? dicted include Al Glllison, connect? ed with the building department f Atlantic City. He Is charged with" "conspiracy to pervert an election board." and "with attempting to bribe an election officer." He also pleaded not guilty, and entered 18.000 bail for trial. NEW TEST FOR VOTE Cood Charnrter Fixed as Requisite by Mrmbt-r of Georgia Iloime. Atlanta, On., July 26.?Fixing good character as a requisite for -qualifica? tion to vote, and determining "good character" by the test of the reaped of good womanhood, a bill ,us sub? mitted to the constitutional monu? ments committee of the General As? sembly to-day. by which, it is said, it will he favorably reported. J. J. Slade, author of the measure, declared it would disfranchise every negro In the State. Re erring to Its effect upon white citizens, he said: "Any good white man can get a good white woman to testify that she would trust him in the dark. If any white woman can't. the scoundrel should he disfranchised." The bill in part reads: "No person shall, however, be en? titled to register in this State who is not declared to be of good character. Including such character es they may be. trusted by a modest, chaste and virtuous female, with a feeling of 1 security to her person, when not at? tended by an adequate protector in i the dark or in other places of soclu ' slon." FROM WHITEHEnB Lake Forest, 111., July 26.?Several excellent matches were played in a busy day of the Western tennis tour? nament. The match in the third round i of the men's singles between Hugh G. Whitehead, of Norfolk. Va.. and Harry Waidner. of Chicago, won by the lat? ter, 6-3. 6-1. was exceptionally inter? esting. In the men's doubles, second round, Whitehead and Winston, of Norfolk, defeated Hays anil Neely, of Chicago. RAY MORGAN SOLD TO WASHINGTON Danville. Va., July 26.?Ray Morgan, conceded to be tho best shortstop In ! the league, played his lust game with Danville on thc home grounds this af? ternoon, he having been sold by the Danville club to the Washington club of the American League for $1,500. Scout Duke Farrell has been In thc city for several days observlhg Mor Kan's work. Two propositions were made one- of $1.200 if delivered at the end ?f the soason, or $i,nori if dellv I ered at once It Is understood he will report Sundav. Morgan has made a I splendid i word. He played with the ! Goldsboro team of the Eastern Caro? lina League last year. He has been hitting over .300. and Is one of the best [base runpors In. tha league. TAFT SENDS MESSAGE ON "CONTROLLER BAY" Assumes Full Responsibility for Opening Lands for Settlement. NO DANGER OF MONOPOLY Brands Famous "Dick to Dick" Episode as "Wicked Fabrication." Washington. July 26.?Pr tsldcnt Taft sent a special message to th?: S- nutc to-day shouldering full -e3pons:ollity for opening for settlement at;.' de? velopment 12,>>?O acres of the Chuga- h National Korest Heser\ e In Alaska? an incident which has become to be known as the "Controller Bay uffair. ' In concluding he brunds the now fam? ous "Dick to Dick1 postscript as a "wicked fabrication," and aays that Charles P. Taft, whose name appeared in the alleged postscript, "has no inter? est In Alaska, never had, and knows nothing of the circumstances connected with this transaction." Morcovci, the President adds, his brolhoi d iea not even remember that he met Richard S. Ryan. representing the Controller Railway and Navigation ? Company. As for eliminating the land in ques? tion from the reserve, the Preside it says that there is n'. danger of the Controller Railway an i Navigation Company, or any other interests, mo? nopolizing th* field, und . othlng to show that this company is in any way connected with the Morgan-Guggen? heim interests. Henee. he believes that in eliminating the land he has actel for the best interests o.' the nation. Taking up the "Dtak to i>i'k" epi? sode, fie President sSSfr, In conclusion:! "Before closing I desire to allude to j a circumstance which the terms of this j resolution make opt and relevant. Itj is a statement by one Miss M. F. Ab? bott that In an examination of the files of the Interior Department a few weeks ago she found a postscript attached to a letter of July 13, 1910. addressed by Mr. Richard S. Ryan to Secretary Bal llnger. and In the present record, urg- I lng the elimination of land enough for | terminals for the. Controller Railway and Navigation Company. The post- | script was said to read as follows: " 'Dear D-,?I went to see the President the other day. He asked me who it was I represented. I told him. according to our agreement, that I represented myself- But this did not seem to satisfy him. So I sent for Charlie Taft and asked him to tell his THE WEATHER Forecast: Virginia and North Cant llun?Probably fair Thursdny and Frl duy; llirht north winds. CONDITIONS YESTERDAY. 8 A. M. temperature . 73 Wednesday midnight temperature 70 Humidity . 46 Wind, direction .North Wind, velocity . 6 Weather .Clear 12 noon temperature . S2 3 P. M. temperature . ><5 Maximum temperature up to 5 P. M . 87 Minimum temperature up to 5 P. M. 62 Mean temperature . 71 Normal temperature . so 1 tendency in temperature . S Deficiency In temperature since March 1 . 113 Accum, excess In temperature since January '1 .3s Deficiency in rainfall since March 1 . 7.09 Accum, deficiency in rainfall since January 1 . S.26 CONDITIONS IN IMPORTANT CITIES. (At 6 P. M. Kastern Standard Time.) Place. Ther. H. T. Weather. Abilene . S6 SS Cleur Augusta . 76 S2 Clear Atlanta . 74 80 Clear Atlantic City.... 70 7? P. cloudy Boston . 72 SO Clear Buffalo . 61 66 P. cloudy Charleston . 80 86 Clear Chicago . 68 70 Clear Denver . 80 84 P. cloudy Dut\)th#l. 72 71 Cloudy Galveston . 80 80 P. cloudy Huron . 84 86 Cloudv Havre . 84 84 P. cloudy Jacksonville .... 78 88 P. cloudv Kansas City. 84 88 Clear Knoxville . 72 7S Clear Louisville . 72 76 Clear Memphis . 80 82 Clear Mobllo . 80 86 P. cloudy Montreal . 62 72 P. cloudy New Orleans- SO S4 Cloudy New York. 70 78 Clear Norfolk . 74 86 Cloudy North Platte- 82 ?2 P. cloudy Oklahoma City.. 80 86 Clear Plttsburg . 70 74 Clear Raleigh . 78 86 Clear Savannah . 78 82 Cloudy San FtanciSOO... 56 60 P. cloudy Spokane . SM 86 Clear St. Paul . 76 78 Clear Tampa . 76 S6 Cloudy Washington .... 71 si Cloudv Wilmington . . . . 7S sS p. cloi.lv WythOVllle . 64 72 Clear MIN I ATI It I. AI.MAXAC. July 27, 1911. Sun rises . 5:10 ,Sun sets ,.?'?*?#. 7:22; brother, the President, who It was I really represented. The President made no further objection to my claim. '? 'Yours. DICK." Postscript Not on Files. "The postscript Is not now on the files of the department. If It were It would be my duty to transmit It under this resolution. I do not transmit It. not only for the reason that It Is not now on the files of the department, but for the reason that It nover was on the files of the department, at least as an authentic document. Who Is really responsible for its wicked fabrication. If It ever existed, or for the viciously false statement made as to its authen? ticity. Is Immaterial for the purposes j of this communication. I "The purport of the postscript, and the Intention of the fabricator was, to make Mr. Richard S. Ryan testify through Its words to tho public that although I was at first opposed In tho public Interest to granting the, elimi? nation which ho requested, neverthe? less, through the undue Influence of my brother, Mr. Charles P. Taft, and the disclosure of the real persons In Interest, I was Induced improperly and for the promotion of their private gain to make the order. "The statement. In so far as my | brother is concerned?and that IS the chief feature of tho postscript?Is ut- j tterly unfounded. He never wrote to me or spoke to mo In reference to j Richard S. Rynn or on the subject of the Controller Bay or tho granting of any privileges or the making of any orders in respect to Alaska. Ife has no Interest In Alaska, never had, and I knows nothing of the circumstances I connected with this transaction. He i does not remember that he ever met [ Richard S. Ryan. He never heard of I the Controller Bay Railroad until my cablegrnm of Inquiry reached him, which, with his answer, is in tho record. "Mr. Ballinger says In a telegram In answer to my Inquiry, both of which are In the record, that he nover re- I celved such a postscript, and that he 1 was In oeattlc on the *%te of July 13. j when It was said to have been written. "Mr Richard S. Ryan, In a letter1 whicit he has sent me without solid- ! tatlon, and w hich Is in tho record, says | that he never met my brother, Mr. | Charles P. Taft, and that so far as n.: ] knows. Mr. Charles P. Taft never hod i the slightest interest in Controller Bay. I in the Controller Railway and N'avi gation Company, or In any Alaskan! company, and he utterly denies writing! or signing the alleged postscript. The utter Improbability of his writing such a postscript to Mr Balllnger at Wash? ington, when the latter was away for his vacation for two months, must Im? press every one. Did Not See It. "The fact is that Mr. Balllnger never saw tho lcttor of July 13. 1910, to which this postscript Is said to be at? tached. It w;as sont to mo by Mr. Carr, Secretary Bullinger's pricat-j secrotary. at Beverly, on July 14?th.) next day. I read the letter at Beverly In August with other papers and sent them to the White House. It was placed upon the White House flies ami remained there until April 22. 1911. when it was, by request of Secretary Fisher, returned to the Interior De? partment, and It was after this that Miss Abbott says she saw tho letter with the postscript attached. Mr. Carr saw no such postscript when ho sont tho letter to me. X did not see It when I read it. "Stronger evidence of the ralslty and maliciously Blanderous character of tho alleged postscript could not be had. Irs. only significance Is the light is throws on the bitterness and venom of sonm of those who take active part'ln every discussion of Alaskan Issues." Tho in? tensity of their desire to besmirch nil who Invest in that district, and all who nre officially connected with Its ad? ministration, operates upon the minds of weak or depraved human instru? ments and prompts tho fabrication of such false testimony as this post? script. I dislike to dwell upon thlH fcaturo of the case, but it is so full of a lesson thnt ought to be taken to the heart of every patriotic citizen that I cannot pass It over In silence. "When I made this order I was aware that thc condition of public opinion in reference to Investments In Alaska, fanned by charges of farud? some well founded and others of a, hysterical and unjust or false char? acter?would lead to an attack upon It and to the questioning of my mo? tives In signing It. I remarked this when I made the. order, and T was not mistaken. But a public officer, when he conceives It his duty to take nf tirmntive action In the public Interest, has no more right to allow fear of unjust criticism and attack to hinder him from tnklng that action than ho would to nllow personal and dishonest ! motives to affect him. It is easy in leases like this to take the cours-i i which timidity prompts, and to do I nothing, but such n course does not Inure to the public weal." MT. M'KINLEY HER GOAL MIm Keen Will Attempt to Climb Aluskan Penk. Philadelphia, July 26.?Miss Dorn Keen, daughter of Dr. W. W. Keen, the. widely known surgeon, is equipping an expedition to attempt the ascent of Mount McKinley, In Alaska, a feat Dr. Cook claimed to have performed. Shu now is at Seward, where the expedi? tion Is fitting out. For several summers Miss Keen has been climbing in Switzerland. She has climbed Mount Blanc and the Matter horn from practically every side, a rare feat for a woman. When Miss Keen starts on her expe? dition she will have to carry all hor supplies with her and establish va? rious stations to which a successful retreat may be made. It Is understood she has discovered a new route up tho mountain. Miss Keen has with her three Swiss guides that she brought to America to assist her. and will have a number of Alaskans who participated In som? of the previous attempts of others^_ Is possible for Electrics because our system of maintenance is the most efficient and economical offered anywhere. : : : Our rates, including everything, speaks for itself, viz.: Pleasure Cars, per month.S25 00 Commercial Cars: 700 lbs. capacity. 30 .00 1000 lbs. capacity. 35 .00 2000 lbs. capacity.'.. 40.00 2-ton capacity. 45 00 3K-ton capacity. 55 .00 5-ton capacity. 70 00 Consider that the above amounts expended on horses would not yield half the results. Electric Garage Virginia Railway & Power Co. Corner Vine and Main Streets. Day and Night Service. Phone Madison 3400.