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x??rMEs^iroundkd^SWHOLE NUMBER 19,007._RICHMOND, VA., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 1912._^atdbb to-day-faih. PRICE TWO CENTS.
Probable Program if Roosevelt Delegates Are Not Seated. CONTESTS WILL BE HEARD FRIDAY Republican National Committee Faces Difficult Tangle on Eve of Convention, and Late De? velopments in Rival Politi? cal Camps Further Com? plicate Situation. Chcago, 111 . ,luni 4.?Preparations wtre completed to-night for thn meet? ing: of the Republican National Com? mittee Thursday morning. Tho com mltteo faces a tangle such as perhaps has never confronted a national com? mittee of the party on the eve of a convention. The right of newly chosen commltteemen to seats, thy question of Open hearings of the more than 200 del? egate contents, the prospect of u lifciit to the finish on the selection of .Senator Ellhu Root for temporary chairman, and the belief that Colonel Ko.>sevelt and his associates will carry into the convention the tight for the seating of their contesting delegation*, aru some of the problems engrossing the atten? tion of Chairman Harry Ne<w and the other members of the committed on a rrangements. It Is the belief of the national com? mltteemen now here that the rlaim <-t R It. Mowell. of Nebraska, to the Beat now held by Victor Rosewater will be disposed of as soon as the iiorh mtttee meets for organization Thurs? day morning. The oalllng of the roll ?will bring Mr. Roeewater's seat into controversy, it is expected. If tue con? test be de- ided agalnM Mr. Ko?ewutcr, an effort will be made. It is Kind, to name Mr. Rosewater as chairman of the committee, to nerv?, until the corn mitten go out of existence after the national convention. i hum Abiosr Leaders. Roosevelt^ determination to renew tho right on Senator Bllhti (toot for tem? porary chairman and to bend every effort to his defeat when the Republi? can National Convention Is opened, has caused genernl unrest among t!ie Ra? publican leaders and national commit feinen or ho have reached Chicago. Members of the national committee und leaders In both the Taft and Uoose v.it headquarters discussed Colonel Roosevelt's statement with reluctance to-day. Hut Alexander 11. Revell and Edward \V. Sims d-clarcd Uiemselves this morning In hearty nemrd with Colonel Roosevelt In his decision to huht the selection of Senator Root. Victor Rosewater, of Omaha, acting chairman of the national committee, Mild he believed Colonel Roosevelt's altitude would make no change In the plans of the subcommittee, which picked Senator Root for the temporary chairmanship. Mr. Rosewater said this nrtlon wbh final, unlen* some member of the national committee demanded that it be reviewed by the full com? mittee. One of the active Roosevejt men on the national committee may bring up for review In the full committee the ac. tlon of the subcommittee, of which Colonel llarrv (v New is chairman. The committee. If appealed '?>. undoubtedly will sustain the sub'~oinmltte?. throw? ing the temporary ch-Ciman?hip fight onto the floor of the convention. Onen hearings of the contest cases which are to be taken up by the na t'onal committee Friday are apparently assured. Acting Chairman Ros;water favors such action, as do former Sen? ator Charles. Dick, of Ohio, President Taft's contest attorney, and <">rmsby Meiiarg, the Roosevelt contest at? torney. "The committee has no reason for refusing the newspaper m?n admis? sion to the arguments of eases," said Acting Chalrmrm Rosewater. "If the rrlnc pals themselves nant the session '?pen. The committee never has con? ducted star chamber proceedings, for attorneys for both sides have been Z resent when cases were argued." Mr. Rosewater said the . ommltteo would undoubtedly reach Its decision on each contest case behind closed doors, after the arguments had been made. Wnrd for IlooscteW. Roosevelt forces are expecting the nnivai of National Commlttecman William K Ward, of New York, who Is looked or, as the prospective leader of Roosevelt activities In the na? tional committee. Reports that \\ II llam Harnes. Jr.. (he -raft leader in New York, might hold i. proxy In the committee further complicated !he| situation to-day. The national committee will meet at ' IfliP.rt o'clot k Thursday morning. Its! first regular business win be (o nrtmei a chairman. Acting Chairman Rose water will probably be named to suc? ceed the late .lohn 1\ Hill, of Maine, it is said. Consideration of new rules and other preliminary business will occupy Thursday's ?eselon?. and contest cases, probably will not be taken up until ] Friday morning. I The Aral note of enthusiasm w:i = thrown into hotel corridors to-night ? when part of the Roosevelt uation.il | \ headquarters forces arrived from j i Washington. A group of a dozen em- ; ployes of the headquarters gat hered j around the hotel desk and slgmlh/.ed i their arrival by singing a parody on the "Houn' dawg" song, the chief re- i frain of which read: "You bet ttiev oln*t a-klckln' Teddy's I dawg around." " | Colonel May Attend, Rumors were current to-day thai | polonel Roosevelt would be on hand | before the convention preliminaries I were out of the way. Tt was asserted', by Republican leaders who arrived from the Cast that the Colonel ex? pected to be on hand not only lb tnlte part In the convention proceedings, but to direct the nctlvUlos of the Roosevelt "flying wedge." which Is be? ing organised and drilled for propa? ganda work among the delegates. Two new contests ivnd two cafes " (Continued on Eighth Rage.) UNFAIR METHODS ALLEGED Reasons for Granting Vncondlllonnl I'ardoo to Wlllard N. Jones. Washington. June 4.?The causes which controlled President Taft In granting an unconditional pardon" to \\'Hiur<l N. Jones, convicted in the fa? mous Oregon land fraud cases, became known to-day. and It was learned that based upon the same charges of un? fair and Improper methods by the United State.? government'! prosecu? tion of the alleged frauds which stirred the country nix years ago. ap? plications for the presidential pardon of two other men are being consid? ered by the Department of Justice. Franklin p. Mays and Hamilton P. ll?ndrlcks ore seek'ng pardons on the ground that they I'Jxewlse wero denied their r^nstltut'oual rights. Mays, indicted with the late Senator Mitchell and former Represcntatlvn Hermann, was convicted of coneplrary ami sentenced to four months' Impris? onment and to pay a fine of 910,000. Hendiicks was convicted of suborna? tion, of perjury, and sentenced tctthlr teeh months and to pay u fine of $500. Consideration of their appeals for executive clemency will be based upon th? investigation which resulted In Jones's pardon. These cases have not yet reached tin President The "Oregon land fraud prosecutions were conducted almost wholly along political lines" and "a veritable reign of terror existed. ' were the charges submitted to Attorney-General \V< k ershatn In a brief by Henry H. Schwartz, rorrr.er chief of the tiejd di? vision of the General Land tjlllce. and James H, Early-Smith, attorneys for Jones In the pardon proceedings. The methods of Detective William J. Burns, who evolved the government's ease and otners of th>; prosecution, were severely attacked In the brief. The whole Jury box list of over 5r'0 numejj from which the grand and petit jur'es were drawn, was determined ani| selected, ll was alleged, by tn? government prosecutors ann detec? tives and the political enemlc sa'id as? sociations of Jones along pullt'cal lines "with the purpose ar.d r.-sulv of securing rr.e:i who were prejudiced and who would convict.*1 GETS CORDIAL GREETING < ItUenw of Hath Serenade Ranker Morse nt Hin Home. Ratr., M- . June 4?Although Charles W. Mu:*-> and Mrs. Mo;-?..- arrived in Path yesterday afternoon wish less than a half dozen pe.-aons aware that they wjt<> coming, a noisy demonstra? tion was mad* at night in front "f (the Morse homestead, in Washington Str.-et. A band was -^ngn-gr^l. and the residents for:n?d for a procession to the Morse home. Mr Mors, app. ared. accompanied by h!n wife. They were Introduced :o the crowd by tlus !!*v. Fran-;? W. O'BrVsn, I>. I>.. of tne PeopP-s Bapt:st Church o' this City, after which tPree rousing cheers wera givttn for both the banker and his wife. 'P. seems, good to me to r-turn to my Ooyhood Iiome and receive such a welcome," Mr. Morse told the crowd, "ft makes nv> f>P*l happy, ar.d I only hope you are all feeling oiWrhalf as hap? as Mrs. Morse and I to-night. I wlsft I cou'.d shake you ail by the hand, but, ns that Js impossible. I thank you all for this kind demon? stration." Th<n the band Played "Home. Sweet Horn*/' and "Dixie-." after wi-.iey, Mr. and Mrs. Morse sho'dt hands with rMairly 300 persons There wb? no demonstration on *.h? part of the Board rf Trade, which (tiv? up its plans a week ago for a celebra? tion. Mr. Morse sar- s hns no plan? for th1' fut'.tf?. but will ?r*' nd much of his time !n Bath, going to N*e-v York only when absolutely necessary. GRAND JURY INDICTS BEACH Charge of Assault With Intent to Kill Against Xev* Vork Millionaire. Aikon. ?. C? June ?.?Frederick O. Beach, the New Vork millionaire, w.r.o has a wlntoi home h.-re, was indicted to-day by tne Aik<n county grand y.r on a charge of assault and batter;. , with intent to kill. The charges resulted from a mysterious attack on Mrs. B-ach on the night of February 21 last, In which lier b.-.roat was slashed with a knife. At the time of the alleged assault, it was stated that Mrs Beach waj at? tacked by an unknown negro, who had come to the Reich "nomc with a note for a tervant. Rewards wer? offerjsd pfor trv1 appte hens;on of th'l supposed negro assail ant. Investigation t>> local authorities resulted in t:>e Issuance of a warrant for th'> arr'-t of Mr. Reach. At. tbe tlm>> th* warrant is issued Mr. and Mrr. Beach w*ire In Kurope. but bonds for Iiis appearance were glvpn by friends here. A number of prominent residents of Alken wen* summoned by the grand Jury. The c.is>- prohaibly will be <-al!ed for trial nt the fnll term of court. TO ADVERTISE THE SOUTH Southern 'NeviNpnper riitilifclier?- Asso? ciation ( nnHlders Plan, KhoxVille, Tenn., June I.?A plan to propurly advertlto m<s entiPi South w!i, i-e adopted by th rioutnern News? paper Puhl:.-tiers Assuylu lion, which Is holding its tenth annual convention h.?rc, J. R. HolPiday, ?. tiio Atlanta Constitution, is the father of live move? ment, the- m /ney is >?< ady, and a com? mittee, compost ? i .>f Mr. Holllday, chairman: C. B. Johnson, ,if the Knox vllle Sentinel; J. A. rark. of the Ra lelt;"! Times: 1". C. Withers, of ihj Columbia sine and J P.. VVlntersmlth, of t'.ie Louisville Courier-Journal, has ibe-'n appointed to outllm a pla:i of campaign. After two business sessions, the dele? gates w ?;?? taken to the grounds of thi National Conservation Exposition and shown through the buildings. To? night they wtr- guests of th.^ expo? sition company at a brilliant banquet. (>fn>erR will i>e -ileoted to-morrow, ar.d Victor 11. llanonp, o' the Birming? ham News, now Vice-president, prob mbly will be eh.i.v:n ns t ie executive hi iad of the organization'. New Or? leans and N< rfo'.k ar. tryl.ig to g?t the ncxl convention, DIES SUDDENLY AT OXFORD I'rofessor Blehnrd A*'llde Mlenn, of Vir? ginia, BxplreH of Heart Olsennc. I Srv ^-lnl Cabli'i to The Timiia-Dlapatch, 1 Pondon, June 4.?Richard Wilde Mil. protttisor of fundamental theol? ogy and systematic divinity at the Vlrglnln Theological Seminary. Fair? fax county, Va.. died suddenly at Ox? ford to-niff t He arrived there with l:ls wife yesterday. An autopsy show, d'ths/ dinth ?a: caused b> , h;art and kidney disease, and an Intiuesi to this effect was ren? dered .by the coroner's Jury. TAFT SUPPORTERS CD? III OHIO President Is Awarded State's Six Delegates at Large. PURE BRIGANDAGE, SAYS ROOSEVELT In First Test of Strength Admin? istration Is Indorsed by Vote of 34 Majority, and n of Its Delegates Are Seated With? out Protest From Minority. Columbus, O.. June 4.?Ohio's Repuh lltan .State Convention closed Its first session in short order to-day. after awarding President Taft the six d*le ! gates-at-largc to thr- national conven i tlon by a vote of 390 1-2 to 362 1-2. The State ticket, including the new j Congressman-at-large. will be chosen at the adjourned session, which was j called for Jdly 2. President Taft's strength In tho i convention was plainly evident as soon ;as the meeting had been called to j order. in the report of the creden I tials committee eleven State delegates were added to the Taft strength with? out a protest from the minority. In the first test of strength, a roll ; call on the minority report. Indorsing [Colone] Roosevelt, the delegates vote.! I .1?" 1-2 for Taft and 3"<0 1-2 for Roose? velt. The result of the convention to-day I gives President Taft fourteen of Ohio's I forty-eight delegates to the national convention and Colonel Roosevelt thirty-four. "Pure Politico! Ilrlgnndnge.-' Oyster Bay. If. T. June 4.?"Pure political brigandage." raid Colonel Roosevelt to-night of the rapture of j Ohio's six delefratcs-at-large to the | ! Republican National Convention by supporters of President Taft Colonel Roosevelt said: "The plain people of the p.epubllcan party of Ohio have Just held a State j wide primary. In which they repudi? ated Mr Taft bv over :;r>,000 majority. 'The politicians by adroit manipulation I have succeeded In giving Mr. Taft the I six delegates-at-'.arae, In frank and; 'cynical defiance of the emphatic action j jof the people themselves. This Is, of j course, pure political brigandage, j "This action In Ohio is merely a, I ' fresh and conclusive proof that Mr. j Taft and his advisers c ire nothing i for the will of the people, and are ? ager to get the nomination without i ;,n>- reference to the methods by which J it is secured, without any reference to I ? whether or not delegates r?--pres*nt the people whom they are supposed to represent. It is a crowning Hlusira- I tlon of Mr. Toft's theory Of govern? ment of the people by a representative part of the people." Colonel Roosevelt also replied to to-day's statement of William Barnes. 1 Jr.. whom he attacked as a disciple of j ? bosslsm, and commended the attention of his opponents, including Mr. Taft. ' to the report of the leg.slative Lo:,i- j mUtee which last spring Investigated 1 conditions In Albany "as to the work? ings of Mr. Barnes's theory of govern [ ment In his own ctt>." Colone?! Roosevelt has not made up ; his mind whether he will go to the. [Chicago convention, and he is making 1 preparations to bring the seat of war as close as possible if ho chooses to remain at Sagamore illll. Workmen began to-day th? erection of telegraph wires to the Colonel's home. With the aid of soundets. and I n corps of telegraphers manning direct wires from f'agamoro Hill to the Roosev.lt headquarters in Chicago, 0 lon^l Roosevelt will be able to fol? low the contest stop by step and give his directions in minute detail. Arknnsan Convention To-Dny. Little Rock. Ark., June 4?Pre? liminary to the State convention to? morrow the Democatie State central committee In session here to-day de. cl led a number of <-ontests affecting county delegates. Points involve! will not affect the presidential as? pirants, but concern matters purely of state Interest. That to-morrows con vent'on. Will he in the main harmoni? ous is conceded by leaders on the ground. The difference between the inu-rests of the Clack leaders and those support? ing the forces of Wilson and Harmon Involves the question of instructions and the unit rule. Clark leaders desire the instructions to be for Clark with? out reservation, although thry wish the Arkansas delegation put under the unit rule. Harmon and Wilson adher? ents oppose both propositions, Deter? mination of the issues Involved rests with flft> -seven unlnstructed delegates, in view of an Instructed total ? f 23-1 for Clark out of a grand total comprising* the Tonvenliun of .'?SO. North t'nrollnn Convention Tu-Morron. isp. rial 10 The Times-Dispatch:. 1 Raleigh. N. C, June 4.- Advance guards for the state Democratic, Con? vention ? u Thursday arc arriving ana working like beavers. Among candi? dates hue in prison are 1*011, rt Kor isyth: Justice, of Charlotte, cud Max ' will, of Craven, who an- in a hard con ' test for the long term of the Corpora - j tlon Commisslonorshlp. In the special contest for the Lieuten? ant-Governorship, W, B, Daniel, who is leading, is hero from Weldon. and 15. I. Dqughtrldge is here from Rocky .Mount. I >. Rons-hull, of Raleigh, Is also pe.rsoh , ally in the fray, ?and B. I". Ma-Ruo is ; expei led from Robeson at once. In, tiie presidential preference contest tho : Wilson forces gained e p./inV to day by j forcing an expression by the W ik? county convention and showing strength of in3'i votes for Wilson, against fifty-nine and a half for In dcrwood. However. Manager Varner, of th"? Underwood campaign, an noun es th?S capture of the Tenth CongrexsUhal Districi convention to-day for Und>>r wood and that the L?econd District con? vention refused 10 indorse WoOdruw (Continued on Eighth Page.) NEARLY ALL MEN CARRY REVOLVERS Extraordinary Police' Precautions Continue ] at Havana. NEGRO UPRISING IS THREATENED Many American Families "?each City From Outlying Districts. United States Gunboat Ey pected Soon to Reach San? tiago?Business Through? out Island Paralyzed. Havana, June 4.?The S.-nate Com? mittee on Laws reported this evening a recommendation for th< pjssage of a law empowering President Gomez to suspend tne const'tutlonal guarantees,! but on'y In the province of Oriente. The suspension of the guarantees In the other provinces was considered unnecessary and Inadvisable, especial? ly on account of tne approaching elec? tion. The bill doubtless will pass both houses to-morrow. The American consul at .?Santiago,' itoss L. Holladay, to-day expressed to General Motileagudo, the Cuban commander-ln-chlef, that in li<s opin-1 ion It would be advisable to have an American warship stationed at San? tiago, where tntfe is acute alarm on account of the presence of strong bodb.-s of rebels, some of which have advanced and exchanged shots with the police and volunteer guards. It is reported that the L'nitcd States gun? boat Padueah will arrive at Santiago time to-night. Sixteen negroes who are confined In Jail at GUatiaJay on the charge of! conspiracy escaped this evening. They I overpowered the- guard, seised some: rifles and revolvers and fled. A dc-| tachmeht of ruraies and armed citizensI ? pursued them, and It In repot ted killed I . iKnt and captured one o: the Cand. | Police Precautions. Extraordinary police precautions luntlnue at Havana In consequence of tne persistence of the rumors of an intended negro uprising. -Many American families are arrlv-. ing at Havana from the outlying dls-j trlcta. Thousands of Pcenses to keep rules and revolvers ha\e been issued In Havana, and nractlcally all men now go armed with r-'^olvers. Busi? ness throughout the island Is prac? tically paralyzed. A correspondent who has Just ar? rived at Santiago from Bayamo re-1 ports that a tram filled with refugee? was tired on by a part/ of fifty In? surgents near Hatlllo. Many bullets struck the cor?, but nt> one was In? jured. Kurat guards on the train: and passengers returned the fire, and it is believed killed two rebels. Tne town of Jarahuec?, near Guan tanamo, has Deen captured by the in g~nts, who sacke? and burned it. They al>>> destroyed several coffee planta? tions neurbj. Rebels Gaining Srcngth Washington. Jiine 4.? The rebel: movement is gaining strength rapidly and conditions are becoflng worse. ac-J cording to reports received at the State Di-pa: tment lo-duy from the La Maya and Fidelity Conipan>. an American concern at Li Maya, the small town; recently hurned by the rebels. That company reports that It has Buffered by the destruction of fields, buildings, stores and the robbery of live stock. i'imcial reports lrom i.uha show that: Daiquiri was quiet on Sunday night,: and that 160 guards had heen assign-; ed for its protection. According to reports, there seems to be some unrest, lit and around Santiago. Jhe rsducah.j with a force of marines all ready to be landed, has been at Daiquiri, and] the govrrnment forces .ire now active. Consular reports, state that the Cai barlen district. Including Zulueta, Placeras. Taguajay, Remedies las Vuel tas and Camajuarii, is quiet. The consul at Caibarien report* that r.O revolutionary force was known to; be In any part of that district. The consul at Cienfuegos reports that Sat? urday and sundav passed quietly, with n< news of bandits or rebels, but thai, n feeling of uncertainly exists. The consul at Santiago cables that the gov? ernment troops planne,i a movement ? gainst the rebels Saturday, but that' the revolutiovsts are supposed to have evaded the government forces. It is rumored there that the revolt!-1 tlonlsts in question were under Estenoz und Ivonet. and that It is they who burned Li Maya while making good their escape from the threatened en? counter witlt the Federals. One thous? and guerrillas are now being enlisted t,. co-operate with the government forces. Ilenth of Royal t". Toft. Providence. R I June 4.?Royal C. Taft, one-time Govern)r o' Rhode Isl? and, and Vie "f the wealthiest mun in fro- Slate, ?!'? d laic this iifleriion. lie was rtlhety years old. Captain Rostron Compelled to Kiss Many Young Women .New t urk, June 4-Just before die Carpsjthln 'sailed to-day for Na? ples*, a fonl-blnck kitten three mouths old was presented to Cap tola Rostron, lb,. Titanic rescue ] hern, h.r two yonanj nctrensrs fnim the Winter Garden. Captain Rom tron. Who vtn? the hero of n Kreut I flironn of girls <?< (he Pier, told the ) iiuim women be niiprcclntril the compliment nml the token of stood lack which they hnd hrotiuht him, and that lie would take Komi cure of the kitten until It srrcv. up. He then hissed thr two irlrU. ninl was nboul to pas* "i* ",r Katicrwny when be was surrounded ??>. oil th<; other BlrK on the dork, und was com? pelled to kiss them, too, before he could ninke his oscnpe. KERN BEGINS FIGHT AGAINST Lome Denies That Senate's Vindication Last Year Settles Case. PLEA RAISED ONLY AT LAST MOMENT Competent at Any Time for Body to Proceed in Matters Involv? ing Integrity of Its Member? ship?Accused Illinois Sen? ator Gives Careful Atten? tion to Arraignment. Washington, .'?me 4?The second trial of Senator Lorlmer. of Illinois, on the charge of having rxeen elected by corrupt methods, was begun in the Sen? ate to-day with a speech by Senator Kern, of Indiana, r member of the Investigating Committee, who signed the minority report against Lorlmer. Senator Kern gave especial atten? tion to the plea that the case had been settled by the Senate s vindication last year. Thru plea, he said, had been raised only at the last moment. Ho stild ho would not admit its validity. It had come too late and that the pica itself was 'Tes Iudicata." Reminding the Senate thai under the Constitution It Is the Judge of the qualifications of its own members, Mr. Kern contended it was o inpetent for that body to proceed at any time In any matter Involving the Integrity of Its membership. "There was." he said, "no suggestion 1 > Senator Lorlmcr. or any one on his b(half, that the Senate had not ample power to direct a it-investigation of nls case. Me tacitly acjulexed In the Senate's action. He appeared in p.-r fcdn and by counsel befon the commit? tee In the months of investigation. < ross-examinlng all witnesses called by the committee and examining scores of witnesses In his behalf on every pos? sible phase of the case." Strangely Ilethcnt. Mr. Kern declared tint If an> of the committee believed that questions be? ing Investigated were "res iudicata," they were "strangely reticent In not mentioning It." while permitting the continuation of the Investigation nt a rest of more than 150,000, He refused to concede that the proceeding was analogous to a civil action at law, but aigued that if it were, the granting of n new trlul even on the sole ground of newly discovered evidence, opened up the case for a complete : ein* esllga tlon. "It is now tr-o late for Senator l?rl mer to be p?rmltted to urge this re? markable defense," declared Senator Kf rn. Mr. Kern said he believed the first investigation to be utterly incomplete, and hud failed to develop facts which must have been accessible. Senator Lorlmcr occupied a seat near Mr. Kern, giving careful atten? tion to his arraignment There were many visitors in the galleries. Senator Ke?n praise l the personal "reputation of Mr. Lorlmer, and said that but for his convictions regarding the gravity of the charges, he would rot he found engaged mi the disagree? able task of a prosecutor. tiny Prolong Session. Senator Kern's speech leading the attack on Senator Lorimer'a < lection brought that case actively before th? Senate, where It Is likely to be toe prin? cipal topi.- of consideration for <t least the next two w.-eks. and possibly may prolong the session of Congress. Sena ton Lea and KehyOn, who, with Mr. Kern, are the minority of the Lor? imer Investigating committee, holding that the Illinois Senator's election was brought about by corruption. ar.? ready to Join In the fight against the major? ity report, which completely exonerates Mr I_,orlm?-r. W*hllo the whole question of the validity of the election is the principal consideration before the Senate, an im? portant feature which promises to pre ctpitate the first fight and the first test of strength is the contention that Lor? imer'a case, in legal parlance, is "res iudicata," or has been once decided (,v the Senate and cannot be reopened. A majority of the committee which made the second Investigation holds that Lor? lmer cannot be tried again on practi? cally the same charges on which tho Senate, bv a vote of ttl to |n. acqufttc] him March l. 1911. The minority holds that this reasoning does not apply to Senator Larimer's case at nil. But the complexion of the Senate has been altered considerably since Mr. liorlmors vindication, and this condi? tion leads to milch speculation. It has been reported that a poll made by Mr. l?orlmer'a friends convinced thoin they could not expect moro than forty sup? porting votes, and so many Senators hud declined to Indicate their views now that Mr. Lorlmer was advised to r< sign. It was even said that Vice president Sherman recently carried that advice to Mr. Lorimir 4'i Chicago. Neither, however, has confirmed il. r> ? i? 1 Senator [.orlmer to-ria.i reiterated his r< fusal i?> talk about resigning, li. will be In !ns seat during the attack and will ile.end himself with a speech, il his health permits. t'nse of Sensation*. In the two years that Senator Lot i ir.rr's election has been under fire, it has furnished probably more sensa? tions ami sudden developments than any other case of its kind. Mr. Lorl? mer was elected by the Illinois Legis? lature on May 2T, 1000. after a pro? longed deadlock, In whl.m the names of more than 100 candidates, Democrats and Republicans, had bteh presented unsuccessfully. Howevor, I' was not until nearly a year Inter that the val? idity of his eduction Mas challenged, when the now famous 'confession" of Charles A. White, m number of the Illinois Legislature. was published, charging.that he had received $1,000 from Lee (VNelll Rro'wne, Democratic lender of the Illinois House of Rep lesentatlves In return foi his vote for Senator Lorlmer, and aso (900 - as a share of a "general (??? ruptlon fund." Then in rapid succession followed a sensational series of "confessions" by other members of the Legislature. These confessions, however, were laler (Continued on Eighth Page.) IN STATE OF ERUPTION Hinting Throughout Helarium Taken On 1 Revolutionary Character. Brussels. June 4?? Belgium la in a state of eruption nn aeeoiint of the rc crnt elections, and rioting throughout the country ha* taken on a revolution? ary ehnracter. Many persona have been ! killed or wounded In various cities, and n large number of reserves have been i-alleil to the colors. Agitation In the Industrial centres In rapidly Increasing. Every hour bring* news of freoh pro tents by the laboring flnnacn against the governmental victories. Tbc na? il o n n 1 disorders generally are altrlhu teil to the acute disappointment of the j laboring cliissc* over ?I??- pronounced j victory of the Clerical* In the recent elections. Tbe Socialists allied them selven ?Ith the Liberal? on the public school qUeStlon( In oppoaltlnn to the government policy, hoping thereby to win a majority In the chamber. Their failure caused n wave of nnger to Muccp otrr the couutry. I.ntrst reports from the provinces show that the strike hnj* spread out ?he entirr I.lege llasln mid has tied tip mnnt of the collieries and the big metal Industries. I.lege to-night has the appearance of a besieged city, Two regimentn arc under arms, besides the police. Several clashes occurred be? tween the rioters and the troops. Lane era met mid dispersed a column of uiln crH from Ihr neighboring collieries, try? ing to enter the city. ? In Brussels a mob to-night ?recked street cars, smashed windows nnd did nil manner of damage, i At Curau n mob wrecked the catholic Club. At llrugcH gendurnars tired on n mob, wounding flfty rlo*ers, several fatally. The gendarmes vrere assailed ^\ 1 fIi bottles, bricks and nieces of fur? niture from hundreds of n Indovrs. RUNS ON UNCHARTED REEF Despite Accident. Xciv Battleship Meets All Speed Requirement*. Rockland. Maine. June 1.?In spite of the fact that she ran on an uncharted reef and Injured her outer bottom while on her way into this "harbor Sun? day afternoon, the new battlesoip Ar? kansas was able to meet till require? ments In her speed trials to-day. During the trials the Arkansas met with a second accident, an interior one, which necessitated the culling out of the low pressure turbines. OffLluls de? clared the accident was not serious. When the Arkansas met with her ac? cident Sunday she struck forward iui der the first ertglno room. denting tiio outer bottom, composed of Ihree-qUar tors-lnch steel, for a distance of nearly fifty feet, and sheering eff scores of riv? ets. The vessel listed for a few min? utes, hut soon righted Itself and pro? ceeded to anchor.* Members of the c?\v say that the vessel Is leaking badly and tilot the pumps are worked constantly. Ii is admitted that had the injury to the hull been a little higher up the acci? dent would have been of a much more serious nature. BRANDT GOES BACK TOi PRISON ! Former Valrt of Mortimer lichltr Still i Una Chnncc to Gain FnWdbra. New York. June 1.? Kolke E. Brandt was taken back to Dannenuora Prison to-day. Tor several w.-eks the former valet of Mortimer L SchifC has been in the city'on a writ of ha baas corpus,' which was obtained, on the ground that he was illegally seiiteiaced. utter he had served five years oC a thirty- j year term given him for pleading guilty to busjclary committed in Mr. Schiffs bouse. Brandls final appeal on the writ of habeas corpus is ex? pected to come before the Court of Appeals to-morrow. In case Brandt's appeal goes against him it will still be possible to obtain another writ of habeas corpus on the ground that he is il? legally i-ontined. because in open court a lew wee,.s ago Judge Roaalsky re? voked his thirty-year sentence and | recommended a neu trial, BLEASE AFTER FELDER Instructs Sheriff to \rrrst Atlanto Lawyer If He Goes Through State. Columbia. S. C, June 4.?-Governor | Cole L Bleasf* in a statement to-day, announced that oe will instruct the sheriffs of Greenville and Spartanfeurg countries to axrest Thomas R. rVtlder, th ? Atlanta lawyer and memi*r of the ci legation from Georgia to the Demo? cratic National Convention at Baiti more when the delegation pass b | through South Carolina en .route lo Ba '> Li more. Rewards aggregating $c?a nveni of fered some time ago by Govcrn*>r Bl> ase for the arr. ?t of Mr. Felde? In connec? tion with warrants -ior his arrest, charging Mr. Felder with conspiracy to do fraud t. c smte of South (Carolina and attempting to brlb?s a sane otil cinl. In th- event that Mr. F?ldfir is ar? rested in Baltimore. Governor Ble.ise states that he wi'll issue a requisit'oii on tl?i Governor of Maryland for Mr. 1'lder's return to thif Plate. ARCHBALD NOT ON STAND Declines Opportunity to Dcfcud Ulm ? , n Hcfnre House < ommlttee. Washington, June 1.?Investji-gation I bv the Judiciary Committee o' ?be] lions ? Into charges u:' Improper con? duct against Judgi Roberl W. Arch htild, of (he C?iiimettce Court, was con eluded tO-day, in so far an taking of u istlmony i? concerned. As :o wit lotion will I o taken the committee will discuss 'ii executive session to-nior row. ; .llldgo Archbald dooliriixl an oppor- f tu nit J' to defend himself by going oil the witness KtHlid. The only d-( fenso offered w.ie by Ilia attorney, Coloivsi vVorthingtOn. who read into tin- record tlie Ridge's statement In court wd he Imposed the fine rf JI.OOO on the officials of tlie wire trust who w ir. dieted TARIFF BILL REPORTED l nderwood Measure, \ etoed b? Tuft, Goes Agulu t<> House. Washington, June I. ?The U.wle. wood cotton tariff reduction bill was reported favqroiWy to t/.e House to? day by ihi Ways and Means Commit? tee. Th>3 bill is identical with that I pass d hy both houses and vetoed i*? Pr lldent Ta- t la-st August. Democratic leaders repeat their claim tf'-at i c.e enactmiih't would save mor liian $33.000,000 a ye air to'the users of cotton clothing. The bill U expmrted to ;. is* the House quickly, bill may enoourrtrr complications in the SenMc, Th. ;pomrhltte,?"s report claimi taat bv the passage of the law not nnl> would ih.e pebpU's burden be Vastl) roduueil, but that no actual loss of ?revenue would result,' GIRL IS LEADING IN FLY CONTEST Killed 63,000 in Two Days, While Thou? sands Trail Behind. MANY SET TRAPS ALL OVER TOWN Health Department Officials Kept Busy Measuring Bags Sent In by Children Who Seek Prize. Whole City Joins in Crusade Against Pest. Rules of Contest Contest opens .lune 3, 7 \. M? and closes June IT. .1 I*. M. It 1? open to every child ln tbe city of lllchmoud or suburbs, white or colored, who Is not more than sixteen years otd. Cash prlr.es wit] b?. nnardfd to eblldren kll'.inc and turning In the largest number of flies, as follow*! ?White children?First prize, Stl.lt sreond prize, ft)Ci third pflze, SlOi *. fourth prize. ?5i nad ten prizes of SI rni'i?total, sn.v Colored children?First Prize, S20i sernml prize. SlOi third prize, P.1| and ten prizes of St eacb?total, 84.1. j Fly ?wntters and pnper hnxs In I which to place dentl files furnished frer "f charge to all applicants at The Ttmes-DIspotch business ofilrr. Main Street, beginning 10 A. SI. Monday, .lune 3. Files mny bc trapped, swatted, pnlmneri or caught In any way ex crpt with flT-Pnper. Files to be delivered to office of City Health Itepartment. fourth flnnr of '"Ity IInil. every week dny between 4 P. M. and ? P. M., and Saturday from H A. M. to 12 noon. No deliveries on Sunday. Pnper hags containing: dead flies must bear name, age and address of contestant. Two or more chil? dren may combine or form clubs, provided the entry Is made In one rhtld's name. All questions or disputes to he submitted to contest committee, the decision of which will he flnnl. (Signed* n. I>. ?11,1.S, IK. fi. Wit.1.1 VMS. M. r>., C. C. HI DSOX. M. n.. Contest Committee. Citizens' Fly Kxtermlnntlon Asa'n. ! v_ spurred on by the record of Monday, ih- 5.000 children entered In Tim Tlmes-Dlspatch's great lly-awattlng contest, went to work yesterday with u determination that resulted In new records for a day's kill. One contest? ant alone, a whJ?e girl, took to tho Health Department in the City Hall bays containing more than 63,000, which she had killed In two day? with the aid of traps and *\\ atters. Scores of others added as many as 10.000 tt? their totals, and hundreds made P.rsc entries of l.oou or more. The rouiest bids fan- i n break nil :? cords for stich affairs. In San Anto? nia. Texas, where the Hrr.t fly-.iw.itHug ciusade was undertaken, an eleven year-old bo> captured the first prl/.e with a tot.il kill of 4 j 4,000 Hies, but this record will go by the board if the contestants in this crusade keep up the pace they have set. The little girl who carried In 6.1.00M yesterday af? ternoon will only have to average n, dally kill of J5.000 to smash the San Antonio record. The warning printed in The Tlmes Dlspateh drove hundred* of contestants into the Health Department In the af? ternoon to have their ll'es counted. From i to fi o'clock, three officials oC the department worked at top speed n ensuring and recording the hags of files which were presented by tho young contestants. The young folks came from every section of the city ::nd represented every class of society, hut the same eagerness and determi? nation was apparent on all faces. Sweeps Whole < lt>. The fly-swatt'ng erase has swept tho ? ity like a cyclone. There has never been a movement which has held out the same fascination lor young and old. and while the grown-ups cannot enter the race for ib.- incnoy, they are privileged to give assistance to tiio .'"ling competitor. The fruits of tho club idea became evldi hi yesterday, when the hoys club, which registered il kill of 16,000 -Mi Monday, came back With a total almost as large. The club Scheme Is a good one. and one that is very likelv to take the prise money. Many of the contestants do not un cleratnnd that they arc allowed to kill tiles in any way possible, except by tho vise of fly-paper. Kill or capture them any way you can?Just get them and I.ring them In to be counted. In one of tb. eitles where a swatting contest was conducted, a bright young boy made several fly traps from screena and placed them nbout one of the city markets. Plica by the thousands and hundreds of thousands were trapper! in Ibis ingenious way and the boy ran away with tbe first prize. The same idea can be put into prac? tice here. Any marketman will be only too glad to have you set your trap's around his place Empty them several times n day and you will have to carry your kill to t i. city Hall in n clothes i asket. In Washington, an? other boy set Iiis traps in the city dump heaps, and one -rap caught 1 1. O0(> flle< for him in a single da v. Stables are ul'o an excellent place for making wholesale hauls, for it Is there that the, flies breed and gather in the> greatest numbers. Heller Prizes Here. If you want to bag tho greatest rmm b< rs don't ho content with going over tht? house and the yards You can get 1.000 ii day maybe by doing that, buo extend your operations to neighboring Stables, dumps and markets. Trap 'eni, swat em or poison 'eto. It makes na difference low you get them. Just r**> member the one rule?"Oet the <*-r." w iuie the fly-swatting conte<Aj tit other cities have resulted In surpris? ingly fine effects, the prise money o'f? i.i,.! by The TirrVes-Dtspatch Is so (Continued on Ninth Page.)