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tZi ^rSuVgSSS&u*. WHOLE NUMBER 19,080.
RICHMOND, VA., THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 1912.
Tun WEATHER TO-DAY?Unsettled. PRICE TWO CENTS.
CANDIDATES PAY
SMALLINGQ?tlETAX
Returns of Administra?
tive Board Candidates
Not Large.
ELEVEN DO NOT
MAKE $2,000 YEAR
Only One Now Exceeds Salary
, of Board Member?Details of
Property Valuation Sworn
To by Men Who Seek
Suffrages of Rich?
mond Voters.
According to the sworn returns
:made by the candidaten tor the Admin?
istrative Board to the Commissioner of
j the Revenue for taxation, the only on;
I of the number whose Income now ex
< ? I da the .-alary he would draw In
olilce If elected ls W. Zimmermann
The others nil make considerably less
than the stipend of 10.?;<>'? th' i ar
'which the city will pay lo in uusluesi
manager*. Jt Is therefore to b--. pre?
sumed that the salary will be consid?
erable Inducement.
In fact. It ls found from the bo jlc*
of i.'ommlshlontr Tresnoti, on lilt Irl th.'
office of the AJ^ltor of Public Accounts,
that only six of the si v. i.t. ? ?:. ur.41
dates now make more than J^.uOO thy!
year. .Some of the others may nave an
Income of far less than 12.000; for the
only Incomes listed oi reported tiro
thost of more than (?.000. the ?null r
On'cti being exempt from taxation.
Zimmermann Made s?.ihhi
As ststed above, w. Ii Zimmermann
headn the ?1st. He reports under oatn
that his Income last year w-ns fc.ooo.
and he win pay to the State the sum
of 110. qr 1 per cent on 14,003; the
excess Over lite exempted amount.
Next to Mr. Zimmermann In point ct
thl.~ world's goods cornea Kdgai II
l-'crgusson. admits having re?
ceived a total of 13.500 the year, oiv
Which he will pay $35 In taxes. Third
is t.'arlton Mcdrlny. who makes 52,'H'O.
This is his salary as Stale Accountant.
N< t !s Marx Qunst, who gathered in
$?t60Q last year as the result of his
business enterprises. Graham B Hob
sot, ? income was 12.300. while that
of C. K. Richards was. 12.200.
The following candidates did not re?
ceive so much as $.'.001 during last
year, according to their own sworn
statements: John Hlrn.chberg, Henry P.
Heck, C. C. l-'olktr. Charles F. Taylor.
John K. Don Leavy, W. p. Knowles,
riobcrt Whlttet, Jor.n W. Moore. George
Paul. A. w. Bennett and Georg"! B
1 'n vis.
fiel Salaries I mm 'lt?.
The salary paid Henry P. Beck by
the city of Richmond for his .otrvlces
as Building Inspector is now J3.ti0?.
The salary of W P. Knowles as super?
intendent of the city's gas plant is
13,000. Neither Mr. Bock nor Mr
KnowPs gave in their Income tu the
tax assessor.
It is Inttretslng to note the" personal
property returns of the various can?
didates for the Administrative Board
They are theiefore noted.
The real t state possessions of the
candidates are not bore given. They
must, however. be very small, since
the incomes are so slight. Income is
salary, rents received, profits from bus?
iness, with losses (not personal nor
family expenditures) deducted.
How The? Are Tmril,
John Hlrschberg gives in his house?
hold and kitchen furnltuie for 1012 as
worth S1 ?50. Tne State tax on this Is
!>* cents Therefor'j Mr. illrschb.-ig
win pay to the State this year the sui t
of $2.0?!, which Includes his. capitation
tax of $1F>0. He has no watch nt,r
clock, no gold or silver plate, no tnoiiey
on deposit.
C. E. Richards owns a. watch worth
5." and has $50 worth of furniture. His
pcrr.onal tax will be 24 cents, and h s
income tax $2. With his capitation
tax he win pay $3.7 1 this year to the
State. He had no money on deposit
when the assessment was mude.
Henry P. B,;ck had no property ot
any description. He had no Income
over 12.000, no watch, no furniture.
His State tax will he on his head?
$1.50.
13 C. Folkes will pay taxes on $500
?worth of furniture. With Hie capita?
tion tax. his contribution t.- the- State
will be $3.25.
Captain Charles !?". Taylor, like Mr.
Beck, had nothing to give in?ri'A
money, no income, no watch lie will
pay $1.50.
Furniture to the value of $12" is p,-s.
eessed by John I'. Don Leavy The
tax on Oils will be Sl.17. and. added to
the capitation, he will pay *2.)7.
W, P Knowles has tico worth of
furniture. The personalty tax of $1.61
will reach $3.11. with capitation add?
ed has no Income, no money in
bank, no timepiece,
ttften Tells the 1 lint .
Robert Whlttet, Jr.. is .-omething
bitter off. Although his Income did
not exceed $2.000, he possesses no
fewer than two watches, and they are
?worth $50. Not content with tins,-, hu
owns four clocks with which to tell
the time, and they are also valued at
$.",0 for the hunch. A piano ls put in at
$100, and the household goods at $200.
Besides, his gold and silver plate and
precious stones are worth $ioa. Alto?
gether, Mr. Whlttet will pay $3,25 to
the State, including $1.50 capitation
He has no money on deposit, no capita'
Invested In business, no bonds nor
notes.
Kdgar H. Fergusson. as already
stated, enjoya an income of $.1.,-,.')0 the
year. He has $200 worth of furniture
Besides, he: has bonds and notes valued
at $3,290, and $1.200 on deposit In
hanks. Altogether, his State taxes
will be $32.92.
Five hundred dollars Is the value of
the furniture of Marx Gunst. With no
money In business nor on deposit, he
will pay "ii a total Income of $2,6)0,
making his state tax $9.25.
lins Much Furniture,
V.' H. Zimmermann far exceeds the
other candidates; In the value of his
furniture, for he has ?1.300 worth. He
?'-{Continued on" Filth i. age.)
Councilmen Present Pe- j
tition Asking Him to
Run for Mayor.
WILL GIVE ANSWER
TO-DAY AT NuON
_
Friends Fear He Will Again De- 1
cline for Reasons of Health and
Business Affairs?City Needs
Active Mayor at This
Important Junc?
ture.
Signed ly a majority of the members j
, ? loci- <i 10 each branch of the incoming
City Council, a petition was presented1
I to Colonel John S. llarwood last night j
I requesting that he would again allow j
' the use of hits name .is a candidate j
: for the position of Mayor of Rich- ,
mond. Colonel Harwood expressed his
gratitude- to those who ha /,- been ac- .
live in getting up the petition, and j
to.^k th? matter under consideration,
htatlng that ii" would give a final ;
answer by .noon to-day.
real ,,f Petition.
I Trie petition follows:
Richmond. Va.; August 1?, 1912 I
"Hon. John llarwood Richmond! Ya: j
loa: Sir.?We. the undet signed, ure '
dialrivs ti:,.*. p.u will permit the use]
: of your name for the position of
Mayot of the city of Richmond, be- ?
lievlng that >uj ?*? :: d:s. ..arge, the |
duties to the satisfaction of the com
j munlty that you have s<r\. d ?o oiicn I
and well in the past.
''Respectfully,
! (Signedi
Aldermen: John B. Bllley. Bat ten H. j
I Grundy. Joseph K Rowers. John J. I
Mitchell, Old way ruller. W. J. ?lt
man. i\ H. Oonahoe, William H.
I Adams. Wavetiy Melton. Join. i:.
Grimes, a. c. Nelson,
i Councilmen: R. U Pei< rs. Jacob Um?
lauf, \V Ii. Butler, Carter C. Jones.
George \V, Rogers; Clyde H. Ratcllffe,
a L* Votidcrlchr. k. R. Fuller, F. Hi
I'oweil, T. Or iv Haddon, fj A. SeatGn.
Harvey E. Atkinson.
( uinmlttee Dlaapp?lnted.
The petition was prevented to Col.
Harwood lait night at his home. 2000
: Monum. ill Avenue, by President R.
Li ? l*..-tcrs. jf the Common Council,
I Councilman Clyde Ratcllffe and Aider
man John J. Mitchell, the thret mein
, bers of the incoming Council who have
beeh active In securing signatures and
; pushing the candidacy of Col liar
; wood Thcj >vere greatly disappointed
that they did not receive an Immedi?
ate favorable decision, but still hope
that af., r consulting business associ?
ates to-day. Col. Harwood will allow
his name to be used.
After announcement was made bv
Mayor D. c. Richardson of hil inten?
tion of resigning early tn September
In order to accept the position of
JUdg< of the Hustings Court recently
tendered him by Governor Mann, the
two names mentioned for the mayor?
alty were thbst of Colonel Harwood
and Captain George Alnslle. the latter
?> well-known attorney and former
mcmbi :? of Ihr Roard of Police Com
? missloncrs.
Has Declined Oner.
Colonel Harwood gave, to The rimes,
i I>:>paich an Interview published on
j Thursday, August 12, announcing that
j he would not be a candidate for the
! position of Mayor, both on account of
j his health and for business reasons.
stating his position In that Interview
clearly and finally,
Since then Captain Alnslle has been
the onl;. candidate, and while he has
made no active canvass, his friends
I had scccied a plcdsc from a suffle'ont
? number to secure his election. th>.se
I pledges, l eilig based on the assumption
I tout Col, nil Harwood was out of Hie
i rac.-. Should ne 'i-enter. many tf
thOS< no* pledged to Captain Ainsli ?
j would f - i released from any obliga
tlon.
At Colonel Harwood's horn- last
i night Alderman Mitchell. President
\ i'eters and Councilman Ratcllffe, tho
, latter a close neighbor and personal
, friend of Colonel Harwood. each gave
! reasons why In their judgment he
should allow his name to be used. The
Icily Is embarking on a new form of
government which heeds to be watched
I and aided. Hie services of a strong
, Mayor arc needed. Colonel Harwood's
; health has been largely restored by
; recent treatment, and the position,
coming as It does at the request of a
isrg. number of members of the city
?Council, i* an honor which thos" pre?
senting the petition felt should not
be lightly set aside.
Need for Active Mayor.
Color.pl Harwood expressed his pro
j found gratitude to all who had signed
: th>- paper, and especially to the three
! who had been active in its circula?
tion. He admitted that he had known
that such a paper was In circulation,
'and had given the matter much thought
' and had hoped to have his final answer
' for the committee last night. But he
had not received replies to telegrams
sent to c ertain business associates, and
: there were other considerations which
j would prevent any immediate deter
mlifation. The utmost that the com?
mittee could secure was a promise to
give the matter further consideration
.??rid to render a final decision by mld
I day to-day. Colonel Harwood said
that be appreciated deeply, especially
.because of recent travel through v?
i lious sections of the country, tin- im
1 mouse, strides nichmond is maklng,
and the need of the city at this time
j for an active and aggressive man as
1 Mayor.
I The reasons which had impelled his
former announcement were the fear
? that his health would not continue, to
' improve, and that business affairs
: might divert a portion of his time when
the city needed all of the time and
' thought of an active and vigorous
man.
I'etltlon l.nrurly Signed.
! Messrs. Peters, Ratcllffe and Mitchell
Ural began the circulation of their pe?
tition last Friday night at the nd
Ijourncd session of the Common Coun
I cil. The signatures of twelve mem?
bers of the' incoming Council were
(.Continued on Second Page.)
RUSHING FORCES
INTO NICARAGUA
Navy Department Is Un?
deterred by Talk
in Senate.
REBELS THREATEN
TO SACK MANAGUA
Orders Given to Navy-Yards on
Both Sides of Continent to
Rush Assistance to Blue?
jackets Who Now Are in
Peril of Annihila?
tion.
Washington, August 21-?Undtterres
by ulk in the hon.it.! of projected res?
olutions regarding the '-onstltutiunallt>
of the landing of American sailors and
Marines In Nicaragua, the Na-.y De?
partment to-day. at the request of the
Slate Department, d thatched per. nip
lory orders to navy yards on 1*0 side:
of the continent to rush reliiforcerni nis
to the naval foi ccs now located far In
the Interior of the Ihsurrecilou-tbrh
country. l';ar that the forces there
ar' m.w in danger of annihilation at the
har.Js of the Insurgents prompted the
order.
Go- eminent ofliclals are satljfiea that
they are acting completely witnin
their rights In landing the sailors and
marim e and that this does not eonstl
t an act of war. such as can only
be authorized by Congress. The ofhci .j
! tsls for this contention rests upon sev?
eral grounds. In the rlret place, tne
tltulsr government of Nicaragua and
the cr.ly c:e recognised by the United
?S'at-^, has fo.-a.c?:y requested the Amer?
ican minister. Mr. Weitzel, and Captain
Terhunr, commanding the gunboat An?
napolis, and Captain Duell, of the gun?
boat Tacoma. to employ tneir forces to
protect foreign llf- und property, which
tht Nicaragua n government frankly
admitted It could not Itself do
In the s.-cond pla.-e, the Stale and
Navy Departments are able to point lo
precedents where both troops and naval
forces have been landed to protect
American interests where a statu et
anarchy was threatenea or the local
authorities w. re unable to guarantee,
protection for foreigners. Attention Is
called to the fjet that a large detach?
ment of American soldiers Is now quar?
tered on Chinese- soil, protecting the
railroad from Tslnan-Fu to Peking.
[}urtinri?m Threatened.
Tiie chief reason, however, for the
order is that at Managua there is a
for.-c of several hundred American
bluejackets and mar'nos who are try?
ing to prevent the commission of an
act of savag< ry and barbarism in vio?
lation of all the rules of civilized war?
fare. In the capture and sacking and
pillaging of a city filled with non
combatants, including many women and
children The American force Is small
compared with the besetting rebel
army, and the officials aru not dis?
posed to split hairs over constitutional
questions while these American ltxes
are In danger of annihilation.
l'roni Minister Weltzel's reports and
those of the naval captains, though
fragmentary and delayed, the State
Department concludes that there la
need of heavy reinforcements In Nica?
ragua, though it is believed that Col?
onel Smedley S. Butler, the command
'ng officer of the shore forces, can
handle th.? situation until these rein?
forcements reach htm.
Senator Bacon, of Georgia, to-day In?
troduced a resolution authorizing a
subcommittee of the Senate Foreign
Relations Committee to investigate the
recent invasion of Nicaragua by United
States sailors and marines, and under
what authority they entered that trou?
bled country The Investigation would
be madi by the subcomm'ttee that has
already been appointed to investigate
whether American interests had been
instrumental in fomenting Insurrection*
in Mexico and Cuba.
Senator Bacon scored the State De?
partment for its attitude toward Nica?
ragua, declaring that "the executive
departments of the government are
now, In my judgment, violating the
law hy using the army and navy of
th? t'nited States In Nicaragua.'"
Senator Bacon quoted at length from
newspaper dispatches to show that an
"American collector of customs'" was
operating In Managua.
Itcnl Itensou for Interference.
"Whi n ihls matter is sifted to the
bottom." he said, "we will find that
this is the real reason for American
interference there Some time ago a
treaty was negotiated between this
country and Nicaragua, hy means of
which the t'nited States government
was to furnish agents with authority
to collect the customs of that country
and to use the proceeds to pay certain
loans to be made by American capi?
talists. The Senate thus far has re?
fused to ratify that treaty, and in my
judgment will not ratify it.
"I haven't the slightest doubt in
the world that?with whose authority
I do not know, but with some author?
ity? there has been an effort to ac?
complish without law that which they
failed to secure law for, They are
trying to use the army and navy of
the Vnlted States to accomplish that
which we have specifically refused to
give them authority to do.
??f believe that this ls a proper sub?
ject for Investigation by the Senate."
ii, mi Imprisoned.
New Orleans. August 21 ?That Gen
oral Luis Mena, leader of the revolu?
tionist* In Nicaragua, has been Im?
prisoned by members of the Liberal
party in Leon was 'tho Information
conveyed in a wireless message to-day
from Blueflelds to Juan J. Zavala,
Niraraguan consul here. Consul Za?
vala said the message was ony semi?
official.
Local sympathizers of General Mona,
however, wero quick to challenge It,
declaring It unlikely that news of such
an occurrence. If it has actually taken
place, would have come Ilrst hy way
of Bluoflelds. The time and circum?
stances of Mena's reported Imprison?
ment were not stated in the message.
Vevrn of Slaughter Confirmed.
Managua. Nicaragua. Monday, August
10.?(Delayed In transmission.!?News
of the government's defeat at Leon,
" "(Continued on-thlrdT^sso.),
WHITMAN BITTER
AGAINST POLICE
Believes They Have De- j
liberately Permitted j
Murderers to Escape.
BARS THEM FROM
GETTING REWARD
He Offers $5,000 [or "Gib the j
Blood" and "Lefty Louie," but J
Offer Is Not Open to Any
Member of Police De?
partment?Will Probe
Selig's Story.
York, August 21.?Charging [
1 that some members 1 ot the New York
police department knowingly permit- j
ted the escape of "<;ib the Blood-" and I
l.' tty UiuU. ? the .-;t.s gangsters '
Indicted for the murder of Herman ;
rtoschthal, District Attorney Whitman 1
j to-night announced the offer of a rt
ward ot j;.,o)0 for the capture of the j
j fugitives.
Iii u formal statement, Mr. Whitman
stated that the reward is not offered !
to any member of the police depart
rrierit of New York City or anybody In 1
the omploy of that department, be?
cause, h? said, it Is ins belief that If 1
? proper police work had been done the
i gangsters who are 3t:ll at large would
now be In custody.
The generosity of private citizens
made it possible for the district attor?
ney to offer the reward Circulars de?
scribing the two men will be sent
broadcast throughout the country.
Allowed Hint to Bscape.
One of the district attorney's rea
'sons for suspecting thai the police
?have allowed the two to escape w?j
: indicated to-night, when It became
I known that Sam echeppa, In hla tea
! timony before the grand Jury yester?
day, said that three detectives frcm
New York police head .uarters had
recognised him while he was hiding in
Kallsburg, N. v.. and had deliberately
allowed him to escnp . These detec?
tives were three ot live sent to tho
region to litid him and arrest him on
the charge of murder which the police
had made against him.
Schopps told the Jury, it is under?
stood, that lie and .the detectives knew
each other well, and tr.al they had ac- 1
cepted his fictitious declaration that
he was "Mr. Smltl with mock apolo?
gies for disturbing him.
Further details of Schepps's testi?
mony involving Police Lieutenant
Becker wore learned to-day. Schepps,
while acting a^ a go-between for fu.se
and Becker, snore tliat he had fre?
quent!) stopped at the police lieuten?
ant's house, and he narrated conversa?
tions which he had with Becker which
the, district attorney believes points
to Becker's alleged determination to
get rid of Rosehthal, On one occa?
sion, the witness said, while he was
talking with Becker in the latter's
parlor, the lieutenant said; "Don't
strike a match. Sam. You're being
watched, and somebody might see you
hero troni the outside."
On another occasion Schepps declared
that Becker, in speaking of Rosehthal,
said: "I'm glad he is out of the way.
The cur should have been killed long
ago. No one cares about Rosenthal,
anyway.','
Becker, the witness testified, further
told him to tell Ro??. then in hiding 11)
Harry Pollok's house, not to give him
self up. "I car. control Waldo." Becker
said, according to Schopps, -and no
one need be afraid. Don't worry about ,
the district attorney, either. 1 can ]
prevent him from doing anything. The.
district attorney cannot do anything
without evidence, and lil see. that tlu
police hold out the evidence."
111 t ouflder SfllB < a.se.
Becker anJ r.:s sii. alleged tools. In?
dicted yesterday by the grand Jury. ,
will be arraigned tor pleading before j
Judge Mulqueen to-morrow and im?
mediately afterward the grand jury
will reconvene to consider evidence j
concerning two police ohic>is. m< m
be'rs Ol Becker's strong arm squad, in
jj.ie alleged "framing Mp" of Jack
a<.li_. Cue ging leader, for carrying al
eonccaUd weapon.
Tile district attorney will ask .for i
their indictment for perjury, it is. un?
derstood, allcghg that th,y falsely
swore that Seilg had a gun when ar?
rested.
Whether Becker or one of the al?
leged actual slayers of Roacnthai will
be first brought to trial Is undecided,
but H is probable the polce lieuten?
ants case will be heard first. The
Arst* trial is expected to begin about
.September 15. iuslice QOff, appointed
l>y Governor Di>: to make a thorough
investigation >| the graft situation
and to preside al the trials, will con?
vene a ?Jpocial term of the supreme
court on September 3.
11 miii? Aid Enlisted.
Washington. August 21.? William J.
Flynn, chief of the New York division
of the United States Secret Service,
plans to resign his Federal position
temporarily to assist the committee ol
.New York Aldermen in their ?\Veoplng
investigation or police conditions 'n
New York revealed by the scandal
growing out of the Roscnthal murder.
This was learned to-day at the Treas?
ury Department, whore Chairman Cur
ran, of the New York aldermani. com
mittee, and Assistant District Attorney
Buckner, the committee's counsel, took
up the question with Secretaries Mac
Vcagh and Stlmson. both of whom
Flynn assisted in unearthing the sugar
frauds, when Mr. Stlmson was United
states attorney at New York.
Secretary MacVeagh readily assented
to the secret service official's detach?
ment to take up the Important work.
Secretary MacVeagh regards Flynn
as eminently qualified to delve into tho
problem. Aside from his Fedeial ex
pcrloncc in running to earth counter?
feiters in New Vork, h,. eervc l for si\
months in the early days of Mayor
Oaynor'S administration as deputy
poii.-e commissioner of the metropolis.
In charge of detectives.
HE IS IN FIGHTING MOOD
Speaker Will Help in Battle to
Carry State for Demo?
crats.
CANDIDATE IS PLEASED
National Committee Making
511-0115 Eitort for Good Show- j
ingin September Elections.
Governor Wilson
Reviews 600 Babies
>c?nirt, \. J.. August 21.?Six
hundred babies In ito-cnrta, 1I0II
coaches, lulnloture wagons mil
floats, decorated 10 catcb the eye
tit 11 score "f indues, passed in rr
t lew to-day before Governor Wood,
row Wilson In thr nniiiiiil parade
ui Asbury Cork.
The Governor wen enthusiasti?
cally applauded its he rutered the
luclosure where tlir slum was held.
Massive stands hn,i been erected fur
it distance of u half mile, where
thousands of people were seated.
As the liable* passed In alnirle Sie
before the Judges' Ktond n hrrr the
Governor sni, his attention was at?
tracted by 11 little fellow who wan
perched oa the protruding ears uf
n hull mooae. Cbnrlea Joseph lIoiT
niin, of Anbury park, n year old.
I rode thr animal, nod wore u rough
rider costume. 1 he mother, ttUo
wheeled the float, stopped it In front
of the Governor. He leaned for
wurd nuil shook bnnils. while thr
crowd cheered.
Another "Insurgent liuh?-," us the
Governor phrased it, was n little
fellow in fireman's costume, who
drew 11 diminutive hook nml ladder,
j hut passed ihr atnnd red-fneed and
In tearn, clluglng to bis mother's I
I dress aud kicking bis feet. One
baby whr decorated with u color
i hand that rendt "Win with Wilson.'?
The Governor waved to a half
dozen mile fellows representing
tbr Olympic athlete*,. They won
?bc llrst prl/.r?11 bin Rold cup.
The Governor left the reviewing
stand once nml walked across the
road lo the throne where the queen
?>f thr event sn(. Mir ?vir? Miss
Hoxel 1; a nners. The Governor
greeted the queen while the crowd
cheered.
Seagirt, X. J.. August '-'1.?Speaker
Champ Clark soon will take the stump
in Mttlno for the Democratic ticket
a ?cordvm to an announcement by t?ov.
ernor Wobdrow Wilson to-night Thi
Governor said that Kdwa.rd w Coltra
national commltteeman from Missouri,
i bad so Informed him over the tele?
phone from New York, and that nn
? was pleased to hear it."
It ts understood that Speaker Clark
will go to .Maine before the guberna?
torial election on September ?. Though
Governor Wilson himself will not go
Into Maine until after the September
State elections, indications are that
the national campaign committee Is
dir. cling Its efforts to make a strong
early campaign in that State. It It)
f.lt that tho September elections will
give the first indication of the trend
of feeling toward the three national
candidates.
j Governor Marshall, the vlce-prdsi
dontlal nominee, and Representative
Henry, of Te\ns are among the other
speakers who will stump In Maine be?
fore tin- September balloting.
Governor Wilson wns lob.' to-day of
j (Continued on bceond I'age.l
?1.50 Round Trip t? N'orfolk, Ocean View.
Vtrglnis Beach and Cape Henry every Rim
day, via Norfolk and Western, rwa fast
trains. The "Atlantic Rpeolal" leaves .it
villi? a. M. and the "Cannon Hall" at ?.?vv
?Quickem lime. X!usl rouW, ?.
President Taft Thwarts Efforts
of Congress to Abol?
ish It.
SATISFACTION UNCONCEALED
House Again Passes Bili Over
His Veto, but It Pails
in Seriate,
Washington; August 21,?For the
third time- tho Hons.' to-day passed
the legislativ,-, executive and Judicial
bill over the veto of President Tatt
by a vote of 161 to .Ml. ? ut In th<
Senate tho effort to pass It failed,
;i4 to J7. As a result, the House
amended the measure f> provide a
continuous appropriation for the Com?
merce Court .inttl March t. 191.1. passed
It and to-ntgnt it lies With the Senate
Appropriations Committee with good
! prospects that it will pass the Senate
! to-morrow.
This is a chronological resume of the
i progress of Ihe hill to-day. The so?
lution of the deadlock between Con
I gross and the Whit, House is be?
lli ved to have found, and as n result
I adjournment now looms appreciably
nearer,
When th.3 Senate refused to ov,-r
! ride the President, Senators Crane and
Smoot carried '-he news to the White
' House. Mr. Tail expressed ills do
; light at tlie failure oi the Democratic
i plans in the upper body and did not
attempt to conceal his satisfaction
No Intlmuion was given nt the White
House as to whether the new com?
promise would be acceptable to the
President Senat, and House lead?
ers are conltd nl that the measure will
be signed.
Congress Is trying to speed up with
a view to hastening adjournment, Ma?
jority Leader Underwood, of the Housi .
arranged to-day for sessions to begin
at 11 o'clock in Ihe morning 'Iii
Senate will meet at la o'clock.
The Pnama Canal bill is on.- which
the President must sign, tun hi -lid not
sign it to-night. It is probable that
he- may i lgn It to-morrow.
Wlille the Senate has taken no action
on the legislativ,! appropriation bill,
a majority of the members of that
body, anxious to hasten an adjourn?
ment, favor meeting tin terms of Uli
House, in the belief tho President will
then sign the bill.
A tentative agreement was reached
to-day over the army appropriation
bill, but the matt-.-.' was reopened by
tho confe-reen to-night. It Is under?
stood an agi'emecnt has been made af
fectlng the eligibility of officers to the
position of chief Of staff, win. h mem?
bers of the Senate later obji , ted to
A rlnul agreement on the arm!- bill
probably will in reached early to-in?rf.
: om .
The sundry civil appropriation b'll.
which Is also in conference, Is pt.i ii
cal|j completed and can be presented
ti> both houses to-morrow if nacossnrj
should Cungress ami Hie Pri sldont
agree to retain tio- Commerce Court
until March i. Hi-.- conferees on iho
sundry civil bill probably will ad >pt
a similar provision for tho Tarif?
Hoard, which proposition is yet in con?
troversy
Tho conference committee on tho
post-office appropriation bill had not
reached an agreement to-niejht on all
points of .difference, but It Is believed
that this measure and Jhe Indian ap?
propriation bill will ,i,- ready lor Dual
i' ti.mi in the two houses Thursday or
Friday.
Slight Hone for wounded Vttorney
N'. w York, .vugust 21.?District At
torno) Albert r. Fach, of Rlohnv nd
County, -a ho. .Monday, was sli d by
Mit.. KllxabOth M. Ednnindft. is in a
very critical condition to-day. Ther*
a ? only slight hopes that ho will sm
PENROSE, SHY,
STRIKES BACK
AT HIS ENEMIES
AdmitsThatHe Received
$25,000 From John
D. Archbold.
B?TROOSEVELT
WAS BENEFICIARY '
It War. Merely Part of Standard?
Oil's Contribution to Campaign,
and Colonel Knew It and
Demanded More?Bitterly
Scores and Exposes
Flinn.
Washington, August 21.?In a cars-*
ful, deliberate speech In the Senata
this afternoon. Senator Bales Penrose.
of Pennsylvania, replied to the charges'
made regarding a certlf.ca.te of de?
posit for |25,000 sent to him by Johrt
D. Archbold, of the Standard Oil
Company, in 1901.
senator Penrose admitted receiving
that sum from Mr. Archbold, but as?
serted that t .vas part of: a contri?
bution ot $125/100 made by Arehbolct
to the Republican national campaign
fund, SIOu.mOu of which 3mount, Uo
.-.alu. went to Ihe Republican National
Committee and $25,000 to himself f.^r
use In Pennsylvania.
"President Kooscvelt ha?i been ad?
vised of the contribution.'' Senator
I Pe.-rosu declared. He said that la'-or
Cornelius N. Bliss, then treasurer of
the national committee, asked for
another contribution cf 1130,000 fiom
1 Archbold and ilia associates Interested
il the Standard till Company/'
I "The demand was urg-.-nt, insistent?
1 may suy imperative and il was re
presented that it came direct front
i 1'reslieni Roosevelt," declared Senatcr
[ Penrose forcefully,
Fllnn Is seared.
William Flinn, Roosevelt leader lit
1 i nasyl vj ".la was C'-orcd by Penrose.
! The Senator charged n IDC 1 Flilin
j offered him and Israel A'. Lju: hum
i $1.090,uoo or $J,uOO,O?u il they would
favor his candidacy to the Senate to
I succeed Senator Quay. Senator Pcu
! rose declared the oiler was declined.
Senator Penrose read what purported
to he copies of telegrami to sho.v that
Flint! asked lohn 1?. Arehbold to as?
sist him in securing the elector..
Senator Penrose also attacked E. .'t?
will Valkcnhurg, editor of the Philadel?
phia North American, and referred to
the "effrontery, hypocrisy and mendac?
ity of the Van Valkenburg-Fllnn coin
; itinail?h,*'
I"iic galleries of the Senate were
tilled and were bright with feminine
I linery in response to iho announce
I mem that Senator Penrose was to
speak The lloor was crowded with
j senators and members of the House.
At the conclusion oi his speech the
, Senator promised further disclosures,
j Senator Penrose hud road by the
1 clerk a newspaper Interview with Col
I onel Roosevelt, in which Iho latter was
i quoted as saying that Penrose had
I nothing to do with the presidential
campaign In 1904. Tile Senator said ha
was a member oi the national commit?
tee, chairman of the Pennsylvania
I State committee, and conducted tho
j campaign in Pennsylvania.
"Mr. President, is this Ingratitude,
i mendacity or political aphasia'.'" ha
? d< ma nelcd.
A ripple of laughter greeted this
e,uestion.
"C, rtaln letters fr-jni John D. Arcli
I bold, addressed to me, have recently
j beeii published; and an effort has been
made to establish a connection bo
iween the work of the industrial Com?
mission, of which I was a member, and
><n alleged letter purporting to inclose
$25,000 from John D. Arehbold," de?
clared Senator Penrose in hiK speech.
"Their publication now. with the
malignant Insinuations nccompahyinK
them. Is in the nature of political
[blackmail, the purpose of which is tei
I punish, coerce or intimidate me bo
I cause of my political course Tho
[statement that there Is an) connection
between the Industrial commission ami
In certain check from John l> Arehbold
Its false, malicious and without justl
I licatlon."
\-ki'l \ld of Vrrhbold,
Senator Penrose referred t.- thi oan
j iltdacj ot Mr. FHnn to succeed the lato
Senator Quay In lf'Oi. saying:
\ "The effrontery, hypocrisy and men
daclty of th ? Van Valkonburg-KUhn
combination are disclosed by the fol
I lowing correspendene between J- ?,
D. Arehbold and William Fllnn. i cull
I attention to the following telegram
j sent to J. O. Arehbold by William
I Fllnn.
??'Pittsburgh. Pa.. June 7. 190t.
" I tried to talk lo you over tha
: phone last night but could not hear
I you. I am making an effort to go to
jthe United States Senate as M. s.
Quay's successor. As It now stands,
I the appointment will -? to Allegheny
[County, and l expect tc get It, Tho
I Republican organization <i Allegheny
County arc desirous of my appoint?
ment and are working In Also the>
Republican organisation of the sttr
I rounding counties. The decision of
the question Is up to Senator BoIsq
j Penrose, State chairman, and Israel w.
Durham. The efforts of a few of my
Influential friends put forth at once
with Penrose and Durham will settle
the question, If you will use your
Influence with them in my behalf f
will greatly appreciate it. The deci?
sion will probably be reached Wednos. .
day, Can you help me?
" 'WILLIAM Fl.V N.'
"Under the same dale thei following
reply was sent In etcher to Wllllan?.
Fllnn frem .lohn U. Arehbold.
?? Now York. Juno 27. 1 f>01.
??'Telegram recclvi ' lorrj that th?
possy did net ?hout frisklness. I ?x?
pect to lull pen sharply parsed fanning,
and until flagon preiix it I? '.amcnU<T
f ? ?,.? to have Hoot! hatred /.-ship.*
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