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1?Sprokcr n. E. nyrd. S?Governor Woo.lro? \viu?n. .1?Governor Wnt. H. Mann. 4?Lleut.-Gor. J. Tnylor Klljion.
Byrd Bill Sent to Com?
mittee to Consider
Committee Is Discharged Over
Its Protest, Indicating Senti?
ment in House Favorable- to
Measure?Cox Tries to
Tire Out Opposition
Without Succeeding.
Upon the suggestion of Speaker
Byrd, his bill creating a Slate Tax Com?
mission was at yesterday's session ot
the House of Delegates recommitted
to the Committee on Finance, with a
request that further consideration be
there given to the problem of lax
t/uiiulizulion. There was no objection
So th's, and upon motion of Colonel
A, M. Bowman, chairman of the com?
mittee, the bill was sent back.
Coincident with this action, Hugh A.
White, of Rockbridse, Introduced his
bill looking to a complete segregation
of the. taxes in this State, In such
manner as that the counties will be
forced to support their own expenses,
and the tSato will take cure of its
expenditures through certain sources
al income named in the hill, lie also
proposed a bill following Iiis sugges?
tion that grand Juries' examine the
books of land assessors and commis?
sioners of the revenue, wit a a View to
punishing thoso who have noi given
In their property at its fair market
May Get Together.
This procedure is a further effort
to secure some action which will re?
lieve the situation. Mr. Byrd and
those who stand with him have ex?
pressed their willingness to vote for.
segregation, should some practicable
Plan be worked out. If the House Fi- i
nance Committee llr.ds tint scgrega- :
tloii can be attained, it will report thai
White, bill, perhaps with amendments,!
and the Byrd bill adherents will vote
for it.
On llie other hand. If the commit- I
lee linds that segregation is not now j
practicable, it Is hoped that those who
want separation will join with tlios? '
who have asked for centralized power
to enforce onuallzatlon, und will join
hands and support the Byrd bill with
amendments, so framed as to look to?
ward segregation In the years to come.
The apparent intention to work to?
gether for the good of the ?t?te, still
Committee Discharged.
Advocates of the Williams bill to |
distribute the taxes on railway roll?
ing stock among tho counties and'
cities through which the roads run,
won a victory in the House of Dele?
gates yesterday by securing a voto to
til seh arge 'the Committee on Honda
and Internal Navigation from further
consideration of tho bill. While dis?
claiming reflection on the committee,
?ludge Williams said that he had been
unable to secure a report on It. eltlior
favorable or unfavorable, and lie want?
ed It to get on the. calendar, believ?
ing that a'delay, of a few days lunger
would result in Its death.'
This was accomplished over the pro?
test of Chairman Tlii'ockmorton, c f the
(Continued on seventh pagc\T
Confessed Dynamiter Secretly
Taken Back to Los
Indictments May Be Returned
by Grand Jury Within
Few Days.
Indianapolis, Ind.-, February 1.?Or
tlo E. McManlgal. the confessed dyna?
miter, who lias been here sevi ral weeks
aiding a Federal grand jury in investi?
gation of an alleged natljn-wide dyna?
miting conspiracy, departed secretly
for Los Angeles yesterday afternoon,
according to an announcement made
by Federal officials to-night. His de?
parture was as carefully guarded as
was his arrival. According to the
Federal authorities McMan.gal was es?
corted from the Federal buildii.g with-j
out attracting attention, although they
admit that they chose a time when the
road was clear. He walked down one
of the busiest streets of the city to the
Union Station, it is satd, where lie]
boarded a train for the West. With
him with Detective Malcolm K. Me-!
Loren, who has been his constant com?
panion since his arrest. In the party!
also were Sheriff William A Hammel!]
und thide.rsherlff Robert T. Brain, ofl
Los Angeles county.
United States Marshal Schmldtj
would not say which route would bej
traveled, but it is understood that thej
party went by the way of St. Louis.I
The Federal oillcinls would not say|
whether McMnnigal would be return-j
etl to Indianapolis to testify should
Indictments be returned and the cases
brought to trial.
Indictment* FSxpecled Soon.
It wns announced to-right that tha
grand Jury has been adjourned until!
next Tuesday. When the jurymen re-1
convene it Is expected it will be butj
few days before indictments are re-j
turned. It Is understood that most ot
the important evidence, has been sub?
Frank Morrison, secretary of tho
American i Federation of Lahor, was
before the grand jury almost continu- j
burdy to-day. testifying in the Investi?
gation of the dynamite conspiracy as'
to the disposal of tho JlS?.OOO Mc- j
Namnrn defense fund.
Mr. Morrison had said he was ready
lo explain the disbursements In de?
tail in the 'nope, tlittt tho federation's
account books might be taken back to
Washington, but District Attorney
Charles W, Mllle: declared the gov?
ernment would nerd these accounts
for several days to prepare data for
future use. More Ihon -,,000 entries of
the receipt of contributions, with a
much smaller number o fcxpendltures,
were shown by the hooks, according to
"The expenditures include JKO.OuO
paid out through Attorney Clarence
Darrow, us was reported to union .of
llclals some time ogo," said Mr. Mor?
rison "The amount was correct at
that time, although Mr. Darrow re?
ceived . other payments ' since then."
It was said tho examlnnt'on of the
federation's flrjnnccs was confined en?
tirely .to the. handling of tho defenso
fund, and no Inquiry was made Into the
organisation's affairs prior to the nr
rest ot .1. .T. McNamara last April.
rtonry'/H.'i Fln-ther, enshior of the
bank at Washington, whoro tho fund
was kept, also testified, no and Mr.
I Morrison said they expeatert to depart
I for Washington to-night
Comrnission Will Prosecute
Companies for Their "Goug?
ing" of Shippers.
Washington, February 1.?Prosecu?
tion of express companies for over?
charging shippers on the transporta?
tion of their goods was Indicated by
Commissioner Bane nt the express rate
heating to-day to he the intention of
the interstate Commerce Commission',
W. A. JTtyan, one of the investigators
for the comrnission, presented in tab?
ulated form the examination of one
month's business of the Adams Express
I Company, showing that 567.000 In over
| charges had been turned into the coni
! pany's treasury. T. B. Harrison, coun?
sel for the company, explained what are
known as "over-prepayments,'' and as?
serted that ho would be able to show
that not more than -0 per cent, of the
$67.000 actually remained in the com?
pany's treasury. He added that posi
I tive Instructions were given by the
i company to all its representatives to
make refunds on all discoverable over?
"Well," said Commissioner Bane, "It
is conclusively established that the
I agents of the companies themselves dt,
I not understand the tariffs and regula
; Hons of the companies. But an exam.
illation of the business of the comp;/
j nies for one day we find more than
! $.1,000 overcharges. Now, then, wt.
1 propose to prosecute the companies ?ot
' making these overcharges. They <?re
clearly violations of the law."
1'oreign Bntca l.ovter.
Sir. Ryan presented comparative
bk-s of the operations of express com?
panies In Great Britain, France and
Germany and those of the United States.
I They showed generally that for sim?
ilar service, weights and distances, tho
foreign rates were considerably lower
than the domestic rates. Representa?
tives of tho companies pointed out that
the express business of tho United
States was carried either on fast pas?
senger trains or on special express
1 trains, the matter of speed and expodl
! tlon being given greiller consiiiwation
' In America than In Europe,
The testimony and figures thus fni
j presented by the commission's Investl
' gators tend to Indicate a belief on their
! part i ii.it the companies should adopt
; a Hat rate, applicable to various zones,
'to be established either voluntarily by
the companies or by order of tho ltilei
' slate Commerce Commission.
Voting Man Held for Killing of
Westminster. Md.. Februnrv 1. ? In?
vestigation of the death of Lailu Airing,
I a young woman of Bruccvllle. resulted
] in the arrest to-day of Ira Bohn. n
! young marrlud man. who lives two
I miles from Union Bridge.
A coroner's Jury charged Bohn with
having caused tne girl's death by
means of a tlrug. He was committed
without ball for the grand Jury.
.The evidence, with the exception of
Rohn's own story, Is circumstantial,
i Ho is twenty-three years oid and the
I girl twenty. He says his .wlfo left
I him three years' ago nnd slnco that
time he has been attentive to Miss
Airing, und Intended to marry her in
April. He has, howover, not been <li
Bohn says the girl was despondent
because she could nol lind employ?
ment, and while they woro out driv?
ing yesterday .both drank a quantity
> of laudanum.
Greatest Railroad Mag?
nate Since Harriman
Dies in New York.
Chesapeake and Ohio Will Re?
main Independent Line Under
Direction of Stevens, Trum
bull and Vanderlip, Scheme
to Make It Part of Sys?
tem Being Abandoned.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
New York, February 1.?Edwin
Hawley, who since the death o( Ed?
ward H. Harriman had been consider?
ed the foremost railroad reconstructor
in the country, died suddenly at 4
o'clock this morning of heart disease
at his home at 19 East Sixtieth Street,
lie had been partially bedridden ever ?
since he gave up work at his oillce at
-i> Broad Street on December 11?, when
he was suffering from a general break?
down. He bud. however, continued lo
conduct his business .from his home,
leaving his bed for a few hours eacn
day, and on Wednesday he was In
communication with his uilicc over the
telephone as usual. Mr. Hartley's ill?
ness had been a matter of common
knowledge about the stock exchangoj
and Wall Street, but tho announcement i
of bis death this morning by his
partner, Frank II. Davis, came ns a
Funeral services will bo hold on
Saturday afternoon at - o'clock from
St, Thomas's Church, and there will bo I
a private burial at Chatham, N. V., j
where. Mr. Ilawley wns born and]
where are living tin only relatives
who-survive Ulm?two brothers, Samuel ]
and Charles Hawley, and two sisters,)
Mls= Annie Ilawley an.? Mrs. H. H.<
Scymorc. Mr. Hawley had never mar?
Butluintea of Fortune. ?
Mr. Hawley kept his personal af-]
fairs absolutely to himself; in fact,
be nev.-r talked much about anything.
Ills policy was to keep still and let the
other fellow do the talking. With]
some knowledge of his transactions, j
however. Wall Street estimates his,
personal fortune nt between +50,1)00,000
and $100,000,000. A more conservative
estimate of his lortUnO. nowever,
places it between $25,000,000 und $50,-,
From meagre beginnings hn had
risen to be dictator of 10,500 miles of,
railroad an da director In forty-one
companies, including national banks,
power companies and steel mills, lie
was born a poor boy sixty-three years
ago In Chatham, N. V. Coming to this
elty, he stal led as office boy In tho loch]
freight department of F.ic Hoest Island
Railroad. .
Jn working to tho top of the laddc]
with this company, -he. became ac?
quainted with the late Collis P. Hunt?
ington. It was through Huntington
that lie rose to be a factor in the
Southern Pacific before, that rood was
acquired by IS. IT. Harriman. |
One of the Huntington lines, the
Chesapeake ,and Ohio, Is Itncwn to-day!
as a Ilnwloy road. Other :|nes In the'
Hawley system tiro tho Chicago and
' . fContlnucd uu Third Paec.)
Evidence of Alleged Bribery Thus
Obtained Given to Lorimer
Washington, February i.?How thS
dictograph was used to procura ah al?
leged admission from Charles Mc
Gowan. the Hlnes-Uorimer witness, that
he "perjured himself" when he swore
he did not hear C. F, Wiehe tell of a
Lorimer election fund, was explained
to the Senate Lorimer committee by
Detective A. C. Bailey, a Burns oper?
ative. Bailey took the stand after the
fiery cross-examination of Dotectivoj
William J. Burns. He will be cross
examined to-morrow.
For nearly two hours Bailey read
from "notes" mnde from day to day of
remarks McGowan was alleged to have
made to Bailey, posing as a claims ad?
juster of tho American Bridge Com?
pany. These remarks were alleged to
have been made principally on a bunt?
ing trip in Canada. On one occasion,
tho detective said. McGowan told him I
he had written to Wiehe that ho "had
to come across." He said McGowan'
told him he only asked for $5.000. j
"'You should, have made it {10,000.
I told him," Bailey swore.
"'It certainly Is worth $5.000 to per-1!
jure one's self.' " McOowan was quoted
as replying. Later McOowan w?s ?
credited with saying that he would tlx j
tho "whole Hlnes bunch If they did j
not come across."
On another day, specifically desig?
nated, Bailey said McUnwan remarked i
that where he made his mistake was'
when he made an affidavit for Shields, j
The name of It. .f. Shields had just been I
"Shields had n pile of money on thai
tnble before him when I signed the]
affidavit." McGowan was quoted at say-'
ing. "Shields snld: T don't want to I
give money for making this affidavit, |
but we want to do the fair thing with
you. The Hines people have lots of
money.' 1 took only h $5 bill. I was
too green, or I would have taken it
all; that js whn: it was there for." |
The detective told Of going with I
McGowan to Chicagc and of McGow
an's alleged attempts to get money
from Wiehe. One night McGowan was
credited with saying he spent na ai
guest at Hlnes's residence.
Mr?. Illnes FalntH,
"When Mrs. Hlnes saw her husband |
and nie coming into the house, she i
fainted," Uallby claimed McG?wjnn re?
ported. Bailey added 'McGowan said
nines told him ho would bo com?
pensated by Wiehe.
"It was the sorriest day for mo
when I met Mr. Lorimer," nines was
alleged to have been quoted us say?
On October 'iiS, Bailey said McOowan
left n note for him that everything
was "O. K?" and that he hud left for
It was here that Failey's services
were discontinued, only to be resumed
by the Chlongo Tribune in December.
In again getting In touch with Mc?
Oowan, Galley ?nid he wrote tho "sub?
ject" a letter, telling of his presence
in Detroit und his intention to visit
The dictograph "as placed in a
hotel room, prepared/for M Qowan:
"At Columbus, o.. I worked it un?
der a sofa," explained Bailey.
"Horn we put tho disk on a table
(Continued. on Ninth Pago.) .,
Outbreak of Mexicans Against
Madcro Assumes Grave
City Council of El Paso Asks
Taft tor Protection of
Mexico City. February 1.?It is the
general belief here that the Madero
government faces a crisis.
The President and membci.. ot his
Cabinet now admit that the rebellion
headed by Bmanllla Zapata has grown
to such proportions ns to make it the
most formidable mennco yet faced by
the present government. The conduct
of the campaign against tho Zaputls
tas, now operating over a wide area,
and tho uprising at Juarez last night
wero discussed in a special Cabinet
meeting this afternoon. The President
was not willing to admit that the
mutiny ofZ troops at Juarez was
directly connected with the Zapatista
rebellion, and It wns agreed that
Pnscual Orozco nnd 400 men. whom ho
has been ordered lo take from
Ctilhuah?a, to Juarez would be suf.
flcient to restore order at that, point.
Orders Misunderstood.
Tho immediate cause of thi mutiny
was a misunderstanding of orders ac?
cording to Abraham Gonza! is, minister
of the interior. The minister said,
Orozco had been instructed to dis
chorge 300 of the rurulcs, but to do
so very gradually. Instead of this be?
ing done, seventy were mustered out
at one time. Minister Gronznles be?
lieves the post commander misinter?
preted Orozco's orders.
'That affair Is not particularly seri?
ous," said Madero. "It was n disagree?
able incident, but the rebellious troops
are nghing under no special banner."
President Madero expressed to an
Associated Press representative ills
confidence in this loyalty of Orozco and
in~I>is ability to handle unaided the
situation In Juarez. Hi regarded the
importance of the inelnent at Juarez
as exaggerated.
ltcports to-day from Chihuahua and
Torreon arc that there has been no
disaffection among tho troops there,
tiut a consular i eport to the American
embassy stated that the action of ban?
dits lu the vicinity of Torreon has
greatly alarmed the people of that city.
Acting lipon the consul's suggestion,
American Ambassador Wilson protest?
ed to the Foreign Office against a r/
portcd intention to remove the garri?
Ort Coveted Rufry Port.
To nriotilolal Mexico the significance
of the Juarez revolution lies In the
fact that insurrectionists have gullied
a port of entry from the United States,
the identical thing for which Mudero
fought for so many weeks. During the
Mndeio revolt It was assumed that pos?
session of such a port would facilitate
the revolutionists in obtaining ammu?
nition and arms und even men.
Though lacking a revolutionary pro?
paganda further than a declaration
thnt Madero lias violated the promises
of tho "plan of Son T.ttls pntnsl." Za
piita' has recruited an army which now
operates in the states of Morottis, Mi v
leb. and Guerrero and reaches even Into
the Federal district.
Znpntu. In im Interview .published to?
day in F,t Hernldo, said that lie had
been fooled by Madero often, and ?4 id
,' (Continued on Ninth Page.)"
Photo by W. W. Foster.
Would Use Drastic Rem?
edies Only When Dis?
ease Is Bad.
Visits Richmond College and
Legislature, Has Reception
asd Dinner, and Addresses
Immense Audience?Glad
Virginia Does Not Need
Modern Doctrines.
Welcomed to the capital city of his
native State as one of the Jewels of
whom Virginia is . justly proud. Gov?
ernor Woodrow Wilson, of New Jer?
sey, perhaps the next President of the
United States, reported last night to
his neighbors back home, in his own
words, not about himself, but about
the tilings ho has seen while away.
To an audience Which packed the City
Auditorium, in; brought a tnessago
from the conflicts between the gladi?
ators In the national arena, und .'et
forth ''The Opportunity of Democracy."
He could have hoped fo no happier
homtp-comlng. -Not ulono the Governor
and the tleneral Assembly of the
State, which was his birthplace, and
the Council of Its chief city, joined In
giving him the chief scat at the feast,
but loyal clubs from his ntttnl city of
Staunion and from his alma mater,
the University of Virginia, came to
Richmond to join In making memorable*
tlto first public appearance of Wood
row Wilson In Richmond. Every sent
in the hall was taken, which means
that 4,500 people heard him; The ap?
plause was satisfactory and constant,
Iiis reception on all sides was most
cordial, ami heretofore conflicting ele?
ments in Virginia politics Joined lr?
doing htm honor.
Expression of the will of the people.
In sober judgment, might he called
Governor Wilson's conception of tho
rpportunlt> oif Democracy. lie drew
a sharp distinction between mob rulo
Inn<| the nulot, thoughtful exorcise of
I tho suffrage, expressing the desires nC
the pbpulur mind. Republican leader
'shlp of the times he defined as belief
I in trusteeship of the public weal, and
I said ho did not desire to live under
DellncH HIm Position. m
! Rut the most significant portlofflW!
his speech was that In reference to
.'his attitude toward modern doctrines
jof governmentsuch as the initiative, .
?referendum and recall.- Ills position
iln regard to these matters has been
much criticized in Virginia, where con?
servative dens prevail, and his friends
have explained that lie has meant such
doctrines should ?pply where they are)
fiullv needed.
He said last night that ?? preferred '
hot to use harsh measures. He had]
rather teach good manners than to
kill. But a gun, he continued, was a
good thing to have behind me door.
One could load It to suit hlmaolf,
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