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Same Split Ballot Is
Counted at Remaining
Fifteen Precincts.
City Committee, at Meeting To
N'ght, Will Receive Candi
date's Petition for Recount.
Members See Wisdom of
Ordering It?No Direct
Fraud Charged.
While there is no direct or indirect
< barge of fraud, the petition of Cap
tain .John A Curtis for a recount of
votes cast In the primary of Juno 1
(or the House of Oel<'Katcs, contains
the rather remarkable statement that
seven precitictn followed <?ne rule and
fifteen followed another. Tho City
Democratic < 'otnmit i ee directed in its
plan that ballots containing the name
of one, two, th;'->- or four candidates
for the Legislature should be rejected,
'/"he Uyrd law. under which the pri
mary was foji'lU" T?? ? i. provide that the
only ballots to be rejected a i ?? those
? ontalniiiK mote tl.an live names, the
law he.lnu that a vian coul'l vntc for
only one candWU re, if 11?? desired, such
ballots to l,e counted
Conimlf trr To-MkIiI.
The fact. therefore. that no uniform
system was follow,- ! |ua' tPa 11 y forces
the City Committee to order a recount.
A majority of tl- members want the
truth. which can only come that way.
Ketusal to n't or. the <'urtiv petition,
ill view of the "?liarsc. muM b-ad to
?-' 111 |-T proceedings ('halt !???? tl J'ib-s M
Martin -has called a merlin;; for to
night. at which action will >.<? taken on
the petition, ami if a leioutit is order
ed, a (iate nil! b'? agreed upon to open
the boxes ami give the votes the real
eount which the publt<- seems to <i. -
falling attention to tv.e rommittee
plan aii'l the Ityrd law. ?'aptain <"urtts
; seits that the ele. tioti ollieials in
S?\e|l preiinets rejected ill I 11,1T H for
!.ieml>?IS of t'.e II"'. ?? of I )eu-a I
Willi h ?i i?I not < ? ? ? 111. ? III exactly li\.
i .-lines, as required by the pi.hi. while
i Hi.n .il!,i i.tls n the remain!' .; fif
teen pterin- t s i .1 r? *?? follow the plan
. lOUlite' all vi.t.-s i-jist ('aptain
' litis i'Ollte!ii: . that either ojip of two
' ? 11-v - is tr'.ie na m l- that the otli
i mis at seven pie.-; -Is w<re light ami
tin- oth'ialH at fifteen preeincts were
v* rone, or vi> m vei - .
t lie* \nntlirr Hi-n'im.
The failute ti. a--' ??tint i"i i'.'fi bal
lots iv .dsn cited .1 ground for a re
? ? ?liitt. the counting of a v?-r> few of
these being suditieiit. Captain Curtis
claims. to throw him Into the fifth
place, while If ;,11 ;t re counted even
Ufa'i-r changes might be made in the
letuttis The Cit \ I 1. 'iioi-r.iti< Commit
tee. in its i-an\ass of tin returns. ? ? '
titled that ballots wiie i ast in
tiie entire ?- i t >?. Adding 111 e votes of
tiie nine candidate* for the Mouse, the
total is -t 4. ^2 ; dividing tiiiv b\ five it
will be seen that v. T ? ? - l>al|ots' ale
accounted for, bavins ballots
unaccounted for. Severn 1 hundred
more votes were counted in the sei -
f;eanti y contest titan appear in the re
turns for the House of I'eJegates
Humors of other irregularities have
been frenuent The chaise was ipenly
made that there was an error of 1 r<r?
\oio? in the tiriggs-Satterlield fight in
one of the Jefferson Ward precincts,
but Mr firigg'-.. who ran 7.'""' votes be
I ind Sattertield, declined to malce a
< OIltCFt.
Tliorntig h I r Worn (Inf.
The unusually lone election day ex
hausted the election officials. and some
? I the.in frankly admit that they were
hardly in condition physically to pro
ceed with the work of counting iiallots
when night fell. With the all-night
i ount which followed. Captain Cut lis
points out that it is not humanly pos
i IbIe to avoid gross errors, either in
ti'untinued ? >ti Scv. nth 1'age.j
Merchant and Wife Brutally
Murdered?Three Negroes
Under Arrest.
imhlin, (la, June L'l'.- J. T. llewcll,
aged thirty-five a merchant of Long
Uranch, near here, and hit; wife, wen
murdered early this morning after be
ing called from their beds, a shotgun
being the weapon used. Bloodhounds
taken to the scene of the murder led
it posse to the cabin of three negroes.
Smith Harris, Joe McKay and Henry
Kitchens, who were hurried to the jail
and heavily guarded.
At ?> o'clock to-night several hurt- '
diail men gathered at the jail and a
ly nching appeared imminent. When the i
majority of the crowd withdrew for
j upper, the sheriff slipped his prisoners
out of the jail under heavy guard, !
placed them aboard a train and took
them to Kastmnn. and thence to Macon,
where precautions were taken to-night
In protect t hem from a mob.
From * t iib iiccs at the scene of the
murder it was supposed that shortly ;
before daybreak llewell was called ,
front his bed and went outside, carry- j
ing a lantern. His murderers riddled
his head with shot. Mrs. llewell, it ;
appears, hearing the shots, ran outside, j
and was killed at the doorstep. A neigh- j
hot- who heard the shooting notified
the sheriff, who took :< posse and bur- !
vied to the scene. When he arrived
llewell was still alive, but died while
bring brought here He war. tillable
to talk Intelligibly, but is said to have
indicated that, a negro had done the
The motive for the murder appears
to have been robbery, as Mrs. HcwoH'm
trunk waa ransacked, suit cares search
ed and thhrown into the yard, and a
small grip in which llewell is sup
posed to have kept money was found
in the woods nearby. Barefoot tracks
and shoe prints were found here and
at the sceuc o? tho murder.
I Ik-n 1 hey Are Swept Into
\\ 11irlpool Rapirjc. ami Arc
Seen Xo More.
Men ;in<l Women Hysterical as
Tumbling Waters of Xiagara
1 laim Little Victims.
Iald^'ftohcooif' v <??rTf y ~n*"
I" -t IM?' ifVoi "" a small
I ? !.?.>?;. w..,,. playing 111 a flat -bot
tom s,.nv half a in lit* abovo tho
j:;1;;1: h,,,,!,t:K?h- *???'
an ;;r,r" ,n,?,h
I ni*'?b>" litVi'o ' ;,t midst roam it
P. . ' "I,> Pr. ur.ss Afro. lt passed
| i1 < v ,h" rront < nrvi*,' it swift -
l> towitnlh tlir. rapids The hridgenion
.1 not s.e the boat until it rva.s
I ,Mn,J Hi. ]i they r?|i,.,i n , , ?
quart.,,. and two nf
' Hundrr 1 !"tV" ,h? ,;",S if
' In -i mi S fr-U M r 111'''' <" "?* ri vi-v banks
! whirlpcTol and Shook^hamji ^faWeJf
?I irrnnl i ^ *??* CngUlfed by
! J:' ; " v "f ii... h?v.?
???n .* n.onioiit s i rim ** I i it ** i ??
j the I lis).ihi; '.v.,t, ,.s "1,-1111-. Ill
N" ? liatiec to sB,r Tliein.
'J.V':",V W:'* "'? '??? anv
' ' s;t* ? th?. 1...V ? f
n?^-'.B.-rs :n t?,o oars nl..?, *t' Knr^
".tit.- v.,i,|,o,| ,h<? hr.nr.,..sv ^ ^
hundreds had gatluTofj ;,t
j,' 1 ' M> n became hyster
l al an.l women pass-n^rs o? ,ho ears
u'p in distress at th*
;? |;Vls- -Snmni
in n? 1'iMt ?al!iiic for h^lp.
,, 'S ' '' bo.'t ii.;i|o.| tho pwift drift
ho iirst I.M?|. of th? ws|ft . ?
h* ?">m upper r.,,,li.s ... the rapid"
it bocan to roek Tlw. \\.-.\. ?
. , 1 hoys sat down
to kf, p froin tumbling into tli. stroatn
, ?*?UKht in tii,. swift drift, tho
...at wont rucinc und.-r th? oantiiov. r
?'ilcipo uiiatovor ,1I1VS
crioTfor Y'T ,<>SI- TI,"V th"ir
cries for help, tiirno.l towards each
(Continu.?d~Oi7~s7..~otid Pjik-. )
Member of Tokyo Parliament
Ridicules Idea of Probable
[sporial to 'I'ht- Timef-iJispatch.]
Now Vork, .f ii ?Kiujiro Oka
z.'il<i. m.-inh-r t,f tho Japanese I'arlia- !
inent for tho County oi tJifu, m tho
v i<-iniI \ ?f Tokyo, arrived nn the
st. .iiner Carman'a this afternoon to
make a series of investigations into
It' attitude of A .nor i.-a lis in the Kast
toward ine Japanese for the benefit oi j
ins party.
. ]' 'Iw'isaki is a member of tho
?osikai" party, which was formed!
y ' Af;'"?nis Katznra this year. He
says it is a progressive partv, and is
nnh-ied wit), a friendly fooling toward
' ' nit.-.| states, lie will eonduei
.lis invest lt;a I ions in this oily. Wash- '
I'luton an.l i'hi.-ago. spending a few
|ljiys in each ph.ee. lie -idnubd tho
1 "f Japan c.-inrr to war with this
"Whore will Japan get tho money
he asked, -|?.??sides, she has no rejt
so.i to tight this country. AH the war
talt< mi Japan h is been made by In- S
sign meant papers mat have no' real
?xli". Oknzaki win receive aid from
t'ie consulates and embassies t.f his
country in making his investigation,
and a number of influential Ameri
cans will be sounded in an effort to ,
obtain an Idea of the Western attitude j
toward Japan. In Washington he will
have .audience with Secretary Bryan, '
with whom he lM personally acquaint- i
oil. having been chairman of tho com- I
winitee that welcomed Mr. Bryan to j
Japan several years ago. and Presi
dent Wilson.
declared that Hit investigations
(Continued On Second Pugo.j '
President Proposes to
Accept His Resigna
tion Promptly.
It Was at His Request Delay Was
Ordered in California Cases,
Which So Incensed District
Attorney That He Wired
Sensational Charges to
Washington, June 22.?Th? resigna
tion of United States Attorney John L.
McNabb, of San Franrlaco. wired yes
terday to President Wilson, with sen
sational charges that Attorney-General
McReynolds had directed delays which
threatened to defeat justice in certain
criminal prosecutions, will be accepter!
i promptly. That was the only infortna
I tion from the White House to-day on
( the situation.
The cases are those of Maury T.
Diggs and Drew Caminetti. of San
Francisco, indicted under the whito
slave law: and officials of the Western
Fuel Company, indicted for conspiracy
| to defraud the customs. Caminetti is
;a son of Anthony Caminetti, recently
1 appointed Coinmissioner-Geperal of Im
McNabb. n Republican holding over
'from the last administration, charged
(that "rich and powerful" Influences
were working to defeat the prosecution.
Attorney-General McReynolds was will
ing to say this much for publication:
"There Is every intention ?>f prose
cution in all those cases They will be
taken care of in due time by capable
officers. No one will suffer by the
The Attorney-General intimated he
might issue a formal statement later.
The official version is that when Com
missioner Caminetti applied for leave
of absence to attend his son's trial, it
was not easy to spare the immigration
commissioner, for work was pressing,
it nd a postponement was suggest ?-'! as
a way out of the difficulty. It was also
I said that the order of postponement
> was issued after subordinate officials
i of the department had investigated.
Anothei version was volunteered by
O. C. Boynton, a San Francisco lawyer.
! associated in other cases with R. T.
! Devlin. of San Francisco, counsel In
, the defense of Caminetti and Digsrs
Both Devlin and Boynton are to appear
here July 1 before Secretary Lane in
Isome timber cases. Boynton, In a
statement, declared one reason for the
postponement was to permit Devlin
to appear in Washington, and that Mc
Nabb had informed Devlin that he was
willing for the delay.
Assumen All nimne.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch 1
Washington. .Time 22 Secretary of
Labor Wilson came io the defense of
the Attorney--General to-day in the
Digcs-Cantinett i white slave oase in
California. District Attorney McNabb.
of '"alifornia. who was conducting the
case, resigned, and in a message to
President Wilson and Attorney-Gen
eral McReytiolds. said his action was
due to government interference in th?
case ?
Secretary Wilson, in his statement,
s a y s:
"The Attorney-General postponed
trial ill the Digsrs-Caminetti case solely
upon my request. I am. therefore, re
sponsible for the postponement. Mr.
A CaminetVi has but recently assumed
the duties of Commissioner-General of
Immigration. ID* has not yet fully
. familiarized himself with the duties of
the office. He asked me for leave of
absence in order that he might return
to California to be present at the trial
I of his son I insisted that he remain
here until he was sufficiently acquaint
ed with the duties of the position of
commissioner-general to be able to
; (Continued On Second Page!)
Miss Florence Elliott Indignant
Over Her Treatment
by Police.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch |
Philadelphia, Pa . June 2? As a re
sult of her arrest early this morning
while returning home with l.ieutennnt
Karl llochwalt, I". S. A.. Miss Florence
Klliott, daughter of the late Charles
f>. Klliott. and one of the most promi
nent society girls of Philadelphia, will
begin a prosecution against the two
traffic officers who - made the arrest,
and a wholesale crusade against the
police force is expected to follow
"While T am enraged and mortified
at the unjustified arrest of Lieutenant
Hocliwalt and myself," said Miss Kl
liott, "I shall base my principal charges
on the Indecent atul abusive language
used by the officers when we addressed
them concerning the injury to my
Miss p:iiott and her escort were re
turning home along Broad Street short
ly after midnight when they walked
under the covered way erected in front
of where the building of the Manufac
turers' Club is being erected.
A heavy rain had loosened a mass
of plaster on top of the covered pas
sage and a large piece of this dropped
on Miss KUiott's back, ruining her
Lieutenant llochwalt told the offi
cers on traffic duty at the nearest cor
ner that they should make a report of
the matter.
Miss Klliott, her escort and several
witnesses who chanced to be passing
by at the moment, aver that the police
man turned on Miss Klliott and told
her she should bo on Callowhill Street,
in the heart of the restricted district,
instead of on Broad Street. This so
angered Lieutenant llochwalt that he
gave vent to his feelings, and the po
(Continued On Second Page.)
Secretary of State Gives
Measure Unqualified
Had Doubted Wisdom of At
tempting Such Legislation Be
cause of Conflicting Opin
ions, but Now Is Convinced
That Way Has Been Found
to Keep Party Pledges.
j r Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
W ashinKton, June L'?. Secretary of
, State Bryan to-night issue<l a state
, ment setting forth his views on the
.proposed currency bill, which he said
i has iiis unqualified indorsement. The
| statement reads:
"I am glad to indorse most earnestly
I an/| unreservedly the currency bill
. which has been prepared by the chair
I man of the two congressional commit
I tees in conjunction with the President
and Secretary McAdoo. It is a much
better bill than 1 supposed it possible
to secure at this time. Conflicting
opinions, honestly entertained and
j strongly adhered to. have been recoil
| with a succohp hardly to be ex
pooled. I have doubted until recent
1> the wisdom of attempting currency
legislation at this session, but my
doubts were largely due to the fact
that I feared th- difficulties in the way
would prevent an agreement upon a
. plan.
"n* *11 I0???'iitlnl*.
I The plan which the President now
urges confers gieat advantages upon
the banks, while it preserves to the
people, actini: through the govern
merit, all that is essential for the pro
ction of the public. The notes are
to be treasury notes, issued by the
po\ ftrnfncnt and loatiod to thej rrpional
rcser\ e banks. 'I his is in harmony
with the Democratic contention There
is no surrender of the government s
right to issue tr...,ie\ The board of
control is appoinied ?>y the President.
Thus, the people, acting through the
government, are in entire control. This
is necessary for the protection of the
public Interests, and ought not to tie
objectionable to riir banks The duties
of this central hoard are so important
thai they could not. with justice to
the public. i<e committed to men rep
iresenting private interests
The regional reserve banks are to
represent not only the national banks
"f the district, but such State banks
.is .< 1 e w jlling to put themselves upon
jH footing, which will l.e equitable to
the national banks. This is an im
portant provision, and gives to the
.'late institutions a protection which
ithoy deserve. for they share with the
national banks the responsihilit v of
furti ishine banking facilities to the
busin. ss ?.f the country
1 he great point of advantage to the
banks an adventure that ought to
make thriii willing to accept the bill
without ipiestion?is that it furnishes
a currency which they can secure in
time of nee,I without having to put up
bonds is security. The bond require,
ment largely centralizes the advantage
of lb. money issued on them as se
curity. he ause the banks cannot draw
hack mope from the government than
they have already im?rH In the bonds,
but wlt-re a bank can put up Its good
assets it is able at all times without
sacrifice to secure any additional cir
culation that the community may need,
and the governing board can be trust
ed t<> issue it;, treasury notes to the re
gional reserve batiks on terms that w ill
i>e fair and just.
M?c.n Promise of Helief.
'The business interests will. I think,
welcome this hill as an unaltered bless
ing It civs- them, through their
( banks, a promise of relief in any time
j of stringency, ami it gives this promise
i without putting in the hands of the
hani.s a power that might be used
against the public.
I he bill is a faithful fulfillment of
the promise made in the Baltimore plat
form which reads as follows:
"?We oppose the so-called Aldrlch
monetary hill or the establishment of
a central bank, and we believe the peo
ple of this country will be largely freed
from panics and consequent unemploy
ment and business depression by such
a systematic revision of our banking
laws as will render temporary relief1
In localities whoer such relief is needed,
with protection from control or domi
nation by what is known as the "money
'Hanks exist for the accommodation
Of the public and not for the control
of business. All legislation on the sub- j
Ject of hanking and currency should !
i have for its purpose the securing of !
these accommodations on terms of ab
solute security to the public and of j
complete pay from the misuse of the '
power that wealth gives to those who 1
possess it '
"1 feel sure that the Democrats of
the Senate and House will rally to the'
support of the hill, and I am sanguine j
enough to believe that It will receive '
a cordial support from Republicans as I
Travel* Into llovlinl Meeting; nnd One
.Mini In Killed.
1 .it tie Rock. Ark., June '.'2.? R. C.
Ilawlev was struck by lightning and j
killed and five persons were injured i
here late to-day when the bolt came iu \
contact with an electric light wire and I
traveled over the circuit Into a tent i
where several hundred persons were I
attending a revival meeting. Three !
residences in the Immediate vicinity of i
the tent were also struck by liKhtniiig i
and damaged. All of those injured will j
Plij .sIcliitiN Prencrllie I.ouk llrnt for
l.ithor l.ender.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Washington, June ?Samuel Comp- i
ers. president of the American Federa
tion of l.abor, left the Kplscopal 10ye,
lOar and Throat Hospital this afternoon,
where he had been for several weeks
recovering from the effects of an oper
ation. His physicians have prescribed
a rest of several months for liim.
Wilson to Address Congress To
Day in Behalf of Currency
Do Not See How There Can Be
Any Hesitation in (Granting
His Wishes.
Washington, .tune ?The I'rosl
dcnt (if ill'1 1'nitfil States will so to
I Congress to-morrow lo deliver the
' second ir^ss-iuf of his administration,
j As when 1'i.sident Wilson snhinit t???!
j his ideas ..n tariff reform, Congress
i will meet in joint session in the cha.ni
1 her of tit'- House to lienr his message
on currency legislation.
For the second time In more than
100 years "ii such an occasion, the
Senate will march in a hody to the
| House chamber at 1"J:;!0 o'clock in the
I afternoon. The fri.nt rows will he re
served for the Senators, numbers of
J the House crowding into the rear
I seats. President \\ ilson will arrive
j at 1 o'clock, ;iinl after bring presented
| by Speaker rluik. will deliver his tnes
Tries to Preach Serious Sermon,
but Soon Has Congregation
(Special Cable to The Times-Dispatch ]
Bristol, Kim land, June 22.?Harry
Dander to-day preached a sermon on
the "I'ower of Sociability" front the
pulpit of the Castle (Jreen t!nnt?roKa
tlonal Church to a congregation of
1,200 people. The little Scotch come
dian intended t<> he serious at all times,
but he found it impossible to prevent
his natural humor from creeping out
at times, and when lie finally told a
funny storv t?> illustrate a point, even |
the minister squirmed in his seat in an j
effort to control his laughter.
For his subject Dander drew a pic- I
ture of the boy. who. Instead of being
sociable, goes about losing his money j
and work through drink. Ills mimick- I
lng of the (ilasgow. ne'er-do-well had
"(Continued Uii Second l'atfe.) |
"Negligee" Congress
to Greet President
[Special to 'I'lif Tlmes-nispntch.]
\\ iishiiigtou. June ?There rrill
lir no frock-coated nnil silk-hatted
Congress to greet President Wil
son to-niorron nlien the House noil
Sennte inert in the tinll of the House
of HeprcsentiitD e?? to hear him
read Ills mcssuge urging currency
reform legislation.
The hot Meiither hn* caused the
NtnioMiirn lo discard the symbols
of legislative dignity nnd to lion
negligee nttire. Alpuen coats nnd
soft shirts *?? 111 he populnr. In
formal conferences nf lenders to-day
rrMiilteil in the ileelslon tlint the
? 'resident, persisting In his desire
to tnlk to the two house*, must
riprct to he received iincerenionl
10. <?. FOI.KIOS.
Members of Government Survey
Party Meet Death in Mis
sissippi River.
[Special to Tim Times-Dispatch. 1
New Madrid. Mo . June 20.? Nino men
wore drowned and live, others had a
narrow escape this evening: when a
sudden Mississippi River squall liil the
! government survey boat Heaver, caus
ing it to capsize four miles above here.
The boat sank near Motchkiss li^lit
i in Shakey Rend, and as soon as a re
| port of the accident was received hero
word was sent to Memphis, and the
government steamer <'hisku hurried to
the scene.
The party had been up the river on
surveying work, and it is supposed was
about to return here when the squall
struck it.
Those drowned are:
S. \V iIllnniMOfi, chief engineer, Mn
Non, Ohio.
.1. M, Met oiinell. n recent Rrmliintr
of (lie low ili<|>nrtment of Cornell I ?? I ?
i rrrnllj.
Cnptnln l.nnih, pilot.
A. I), t'o.iluii, I'liBliteer.
Hurry Nlterrcll, innte, Cotton woo<l.
Ten n.
I'lill W'rny. .Ifickson, Trim.
?? Krerman, deck linml.
Two roil men. oniric* not knnun.
None of the bodies has been recov
I-'our Are Drowned.
Kansas City. June l* 2. Kennef.lt
I.i'wis, aged twenty.! wo; Irene<. Walker,
'eighteen, and May Seerist, all of Kan
j sas City. Kan., and a young woman,
j name unknown, were thrown into the
I Missouri River near Parkville, Mo.,
| when a motor-boa! in which the four
were riding was capsized late to-day.
They were swept down the stream, and
it is believed all were drowned.
Two Drown 0\er Dnin.
f Special to The Times-Dispatch )
Philadelphia. .Tune 21!.- DMward Kin
ley and Ralph Chow, while cruising in
the Schuylkill River about the Fair
mont dam in a power-boat 1nte this
afternoon, struck a rock, and the boat
sank almost instantly. The two men
were, drawn over the dam and drowned
in sight of hundreds >>f pleasure seek
Twenty Doomed to Die.
Constantinople, June 2.'.?Twenty
men to-day were sentenced to death,
after court-martial, for complicity in
the assassination of the Grand Vizier,
Mahmoud Schefket 1'ashu.
No Time for City Hall
Jealousy When Human
Life Is at Stake.
> -?
I Doctors and Public Cannot
Understand Why Board Did
; Not Ask State Health Depart
ment to Examine \A/ater, When
Government Expert Would
Have Assisted Without Cost to
City Pumping of Raw Water
to South Richmond Stopped by
Levy and Hypochlorite Plant
Installed at Cost of $3?South
side Typhoid May Have Been
Caused by Blunder of Davis.
Public tii'ltKiintlon o\cr the refusal
or the Administrative llonrd to pro.
, <?<?( the mi tor supply hccnu.se of red
j tape nn.l department jealousy culmi
nated yentrrdity I.. ? enll for j,
?CC?! "T "Icliinoml Academy of
j Medicine nn.l SurRcrr for IU o'clock
o-(lav, at which the physician* of the
| city ill tnkr formal action on a niat
'* M,"''i1* *LtX ,,n'?*ct* human life.
? Dl- J Sholton Horsley, president of
lu' ?rganization, jp out of the citv
1 "Ut the meeting was ._allo<l |>v tho
vice-president upon the request of a
large number of members. All mem
bers are urged to attend. Physicians
u ho are not members are invited The
session. Which win be open to tho
public win |,e h. Irl ill the auditorium
"r ,ho University College of Medicine.
.1Kn" to * n" ?" K*ports.
W bile the Academy of Medicine and
Surgery Is scheduled to hold its recu
,r meeting to-morrow night, physi
cians stated that this matter was of
.Krave importance to the public, and
that a delay of even one day was
| not desirable. Although the general
: attitude of the Administrative Board
has been condemned in it* treatment
:??; "'?v.v >"
of dealing with the situation provoked
the utmost Indignation. The resolu
tion bv which the board directed City
Chemist Whitfield to make an exami
nation of the forty-nine cases of
typhoid fever In the city and its ignor
ance in not calling upon the proper
HMHh n' 'f " h:,d ^"o.e the
Health Drpartment. will prob.iblv oe
to-dav ?"?n?lon at the ?,o,Ming
One of the leading phvsicinns of th?
nieht th^l T,mo*"dispatch la Ft
?light that the Administrative Board
hv rfm !V,Ul "t,or lack "f wisdom
h> failing to call upon the State l>e
partment of Health to make the in
vestigation This could ha vo been
done without cost.
< on Id If nve Unit l.unisdcn.
Moreover, for the p?s, ruo n
I'Umsden. of the Cnited State.: f.'(1?lic
enlth service, has b,en assigned bv
the ftdernl government to assist the
State Department of Health in watch
ing typhoid fever in Virginia. On
numerous occasions he has been called
into consultation by State lUalth Com
niissioner Rnnio,, Wil?:,Ills
j he Administrative Board re,,nested the
help of Dr. Williams, it would have
brought the additional help of Dr
liiimsden, the government expert Doo
ors yesterday wee curious to know
If the Administrative Board had been
nware of the fact thai the state r>e
parti,tent of Health had approved the
action of Dr Levy in urging that a
hypoeMonte plant IMM;iI,ef] at
Settling Rnsin. At all events the
board has ignored the State and' Fed
?rnl experts, and has directed fts chem!
ist. who is not a physician, to make
an vxaminatiori and to emplov an us
sistant when experts could have been
the city" hout onft ?,''nt cost to
! Time fins Come to Act.
! r.irnlng these facts over in tceir
mind, the physicians naturally be
ievo that the time had come to use
Lslfl V U? a mattor of public
J ' * arn not concerned in
(Continued On S< cond Page.)
speaker Clark Seeks Way to
Prevent Exodus of Ameri
can Citizens.
WashinKlon ,|?I!e 2??Whl,e com
mitttes ..f both houses in Congress are
?it"?n!i '"'migration reforms
a the next session. Speaker Clark is
gjiving attention to the oth. r side of
U e question Kmigration. the Speaker
?JV. .. , statement to-night, is cost
ng the I nited States millions of dol
lars a year in actual money aside from
the loss Involved lu giving up a real
migrant'" '^P'-'cfd by foreign lm
! "'t high time," said Mr. Clark
that more attention be ,?,id to the ln
ueiue ot emigration upon our future
i hese Americans who are leaving us
understand our institutions, our ways
and our aspirations, while most of the
Immigrants who enter this country
have to be taught these things.
In <>r ? week, not long since, 1,845
American farmers with $:<S?S,500 in cash
and $ 14 ">.000 in personal property,
crossed into Western Canada to settle
permanently In British North America
i That's an average of $3$S per capita
nnd that week was below the weekly
average into that region alone. How
many more to other countries. I do not
"The emigrants are among our best
citizens I am personally acquainted
with 200 or 300 of them There is not
a bad or shiftless man In tho lot. They
arc seeking to better their condition.
The principal reason they expatriate
themselves Is the lure of cheaper land#
and less stringent land laws as to
homenteadlng. etc.
"Congress should make our hotne?
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