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ROYAL WELCOME TO ROOSEVELT FORTS AND BATTLESHIP SALUTE FORMER PRESIDENT AS HIS SHxP GLIDES INTO PORT. PANDEMONIUM ON ALL SIDES. Guest of Enthusiastic Americans Waves Acknowledgment from Bridge of the Steamer. REFUSES TO DISCUSS POLITICS. NEW YORK, June 18. —Theodore Roosevelt, ex-President of the United States, statesman and cosmopolitan trav eler, was greeted back to his native land today by such a demonstration of popular enthusiasm and personal devotion as had seldom if ever been accorded to a re turning American traveler. Each step in this eventful home com ing, from the time he debarked from the steamship Kaisenn August Victoria un til he moved up Broadway amid the tu multuous demonstrations of vast throngs of people brought forth a continuation of the ovation and fresh tributes of pop ular enthusiasm. The stages in this stirring welcome were crowded into hardly more than three hours. At 8:30 this morning Mr. Roosevelt left the steamer amid roar or big guns from battleships and land forts and a pandemonium of steam whistles from craft and the factories along the water front. Then, aboard the revenue cutter Androscoggin he moved at the head of an imposing marine parade up the Hudson river to Riverside drive and back again to the battery, amid the con tinuous demonstrations of water craft and the assembled multitude along the water front. The landing at the battery was the sig nal for another clamorous ovation. Here, too. Mayor Gaynor extended official greetings, and Mr. Roosevelt spoke brief 13*. but significantly of the interest and part he will continue to take in public affairs. At 11 o’clock the start up Broad way began, through densely throngs extending for five miles along the main thoroughfares of the city. Everywhere the returning traveler met the same whirlwind of demonstrative greetings as he passed Wall street, fur ther on ae he moved through Park place and the business section, and then through the throngs in Union and Madi son squares and through the long reach es of Fifth avenue. Stands Erect in Carriage. Mr. Roosevelt stood erect in his car riage most of the time, his silk hat in Im right hand, weaving responsive greet ings to the echoing cheers. By noon the popular welcome was practically con cluded and Mr. Roosevelt joined rela tives for lunch preparatory to returning to his home at Oyster Buy later in the day. The steamer Kaiserin Auguste Vic toria, on which he sailed from England, June 10, entered New York harbor at 7 o’clock this morning and was greeted by the battleship South Carolina with the national salute of twenty-one guns. At half past 8 o’clock Mr. Roosevelt was transferred from the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, to the revenue tug Manhattan, where he was welcomed by a number of personal friends and rela tives and Capt. Archibald W. Butt, rep resenting President Taft. Shortly after this he was transferred from the Manhattan to the revenue cutter Androscoggin, which led the water parade that took him up as far as Fifty-ninth street, North river, and down to the battery, where he was offi cially welcomed by Mayor Gaynor of New York at 11 o’clock. Battleship Salutes Him. Bedecked with signal flags and with the guns from Fort Wadsworth and Fort Hamilton booming out In welcome, the Kaitserin Auguste Victoria glided into quarantine at 7:38 o’clock. Immedi ately behind the big liner came six ships of the navy, the battleship South Caro lina in the van. while at anchor in the roadstead, awaiting her coining, was the United States dispatch boat Dolphin with the secretary of the navy on board. The battleship already had saluted the returning of the former President at Sandy Hook with 21 guns, but on coming to anchor alongside the liner, the South Carolina hoisted long strings of pen nants and the river craft joined in the demonstration with loud and prolonged blasts from their whistles. Flanked by Mrs. Roosevelt, his daugh ter. Mrs. Nicholas Longworth, and his son. Kermit. Col. Roosevelt stood on the flying bridge of the liner high above all the decks of the ship, and with his characteristic smile overspreading his tanned countenance and a shiny silk hat in his hand he waved acknowledgment to the pandemonium on ad sides of him. Mr. Roosevelt lost no time on board the Auguste Victoria. The usual cus toms and health inspection formalities accomplished, he at once transhipped to the revenue tug Manhattan, where, with the immediate members of his family and a few intimate friends, he sat down to a hasty breakfast. Water Parade Begins. There was more firing of big guns as Mr. Roosevelt left the Manhattan for the Androscoggin. Then comparative quiet while in the upper bay patrol boats darted back and forth among a hundred and one craft of every description, mar shaling them in line for the parade. The United States steamship Dolphin leading the parade and closely followed by the Androscoggin, -•n away at twelve minutes past 0. The first address of welcome presented to Mr. Roosevelt was handed him by the boarding pilot, on behalf of the Pilots’ association. This association was the last to speed the colonel on his departure from New York. Health Officer Doty was the first of those from shore to pay his respects to Mr. Roosevelt. Senator Lodge of Massachusetts, Con gressman Nicholas Longworth of Ohio, and Capt. Cutt boarded the Kaiserin from the Manhattan and were received by Mr. Roosevelt in his stateroom. MOURNING GOODS CORNER. How An English Merchant Profited By the Kings Death, A West End of London dry goods mer chant practically had a corner on mourn ing fabrics the day the news of King Ed ward’s death became public. He got a hint of the serious condition of the King and realized its market value instantly. On Thursday afternoon, when the King was gravely ill, but when nobody be lieved that he was near death, a lady well known at court entered the shop An Interesting incident occurred dur ing the early reception in the- harbor. Col. Roosevelt was waving his hat in response to the cheers that were wafted to him from craft on all sides, when he suddenly paused, and, looking in the direction of the press tug, Gilkerson, pointed his hand to the south. He seemed to be giving a warning and the men on the Gilkerson turned quickly in *he di rection indicated. They saw the bow of the battleship South Carolina loomirg up hardly a hundred yards off the tug’s starboard quarter, and Capt. Martin of the Gilkerson, who had been looking for danger in another direction, put his wheel hard over just in time to get his boat out of the big warship’s way. From the Gilkerson Mr. Roosevelt could be seen leading Mrs. Roosevelt by the arm to the front of the flying bridge and pointing out to her the picturesque scene. Spies Children on Cutter, As the cutter Manhattan came along aide the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, Mr. Roosevelt made his way through a group of second cabin passengers who clustered along the rail, and spying his children on the Manhattan, called to them and threw them kisses. Mrs. Roosevelt was the first to come down the gangplank from the Kaiserin to the Manhattan. In a moment she had thrown her arms about Archie and Quentin, and effusively kissed and hugged both of them. She next greeted Theodore Roosevelt. Jr., and his fiancee, Miss Eleanor Alexander. Mr. Roosevelt made a flying leap to the deck of the Manhattan and with the exuberance and spirit of a school boy he slapped hie son Theodore on the back. He then turned to Miss Alexander and kissed her. He took up Quentin and Archie in bis arms and gave them re sounding smacks. These greetings over, Mr. Roosevelt, with Collector of the Port Loeb at his side, extended cordial greetings to the others on board the Manhattan. He shook hands with everybody, including members of the crew. In the meantime the big liner was hemmed in close by mail boats and news paper tugs, while clustering about this .central group were tugs, yachts, excur sion boats, lighters, and all kinds of mer chant craft, all gayly decorated with flags. The cheering was continuous be tween those on board the assembled fleet and the passengers on the Kaiserin. The early morning had been foggy, but under the influence of clearing skies, flags and pennants broke out gayly and the sun was bright and warm. The South Carolina came to anchor a thousand feet in front of the liner, ana two cable lengths away from the I‘oljhiu. Once more the guns belched forth a salut, this time from the battle ship to the secretary of the navy and from the secretary’s boat in return. Simultaneously with the firing of the last gun, both ships broke out lines of burgees and signal flags from masthead to deck line. As the time for Col. Roosevelt’s ar rival at the Battery drew near enormous crowds swarmed toward Battery park, overflowing the sidewalks and almost tying up traffic in the lower part of the city. The whole city had taken on a hofiday appearance. Flags floated everywhere, pictures of Roosevelt were hung in thousands of windows, and along the line of march buildings were draped with bunting. At 9:28 the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria passed the battery, going up the North river to her berth in Hoboken. She roared a deep bass salute and a siren answered. All the stands were covered with white canvas and decorated with bunt ing and flags. Directly in front of the stand from which Mr. Roosevelt speaks a space had been reserved for the re ception committee and other guests of the day. Back of this the people began piling up, row on row, by countless thousands, patiently awaiting the coming of the ex-President. Broadway and the other streets leading into Battery park were filled with moving streams of hu manity, all hurrying on in the struggle for places of vantage. Furious Din from Whistles. While the naval parade was still invis ible from the Manhattan shores all the whistles in the lower harbor broke into a furious din of discord. Roosevelt was approaching and the crowd began to stir nervously. Swift excursion steamers, the rails black with sightseers, began to file by the Battery, and still the parade was invisible. At 9:55 the heavy thun der of a salute came rolling across the harbor. A moment later the white hull of the first ship in the parade, dressed from stem to stern in flags, came in sight and the Seventy-first Regiment baud, sta tioned on the water front, struck up “Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean.” There were no cheers from the crowd that packed the park and filled windows of office buildings. The people were still and expectant. But from excursion boats in the har bor a better view of the water parade was to bo had. As the gray hulled South Carolina came abreast of the Rob ins’ Reef light, a churned rift of white foam at her bow, the patrol fleet of revenue cutters swung into position to starboard and port of the line, and slow ly the maritime pageant passed on, with the Androscoggin immediately behind the skirmish line of war vessels. Behind the Androscoggin the merchant vessels took their positions in double columns, main taining a distance of 300 feet. Divided into 12 divisions commanded by as many vice commanders, the parading fleet, nearly 200 strong, steamed up the bay and into the Hudson, keeping well in towards the New York shore. When opposite the stake boat anchored off Fifty-ninth street, the procession turned towards the Jersey shore and steamed down the river to the Battery. Wharves Dressed for Occasion. As the defile reached the lower end of Manhattan every craft afloat and every factory ashore put its enthusiasm into steam and let loose a pandemonium such as is heard but once a year, at mid night of December 31. Many of the wharves and decks along the river front had “dressed” for the occasion and the spectacle of the two lines of bunting decorated vessels slipping by, halyards dripping with color, was one to gladden the eye. Second only in interest to the returning traveler were the delegations of west erners. The march of the rough riders down Broadway on their way to greet their old commander at the battery was the signal for an enthusiastic welcome all along the line. The famous troopers wore yellow khaki, with buckskin leggins and bread brimmed gray slouch hats. Their horses looked like mustangs, ac coutered with heavy military saddles and blankets as though ready for campaign. They moved in battalion formation, the ranks extending for two blocks along Broadway, with flags flying and their rough rider band playing patriotic airs. All along the line of march they were and ordered two mourning gcwns to be made and delivered quickly. The clerk who took the order reported it to the floorwalker, who hastened to the mer chant’s private office. The merchant im mediately suspected that the death of the King might be imminent, and realizing what a boom it would cause in the black goods market he promptly telephoned and telegraphed all the makers of mourn ing fabrics and materials and bought all the goods they had in stock. When the King’s death was announced there was a rush of retail merchants all over the kingdom for mourning goods. riven an enthusiastic greeting. Follow ing the troopers came a long line of automobiles bearing distinguished guests, committeemen, members of the rough riders’ families, etc. Arrival at Battery. Col. Roosevelt left the Androscoggin at the battery at 10:55 a. m., and walked to his place in the speaker's stand, accompanied by Mayor Gayuor. Dougle lines of police guarded his ap proach and moving picture machines and camera flanked him at either side. Mr. Roosevelt walked slowly, shading his eyes from the sun with his hat, Corne lius Vanderbilt, chairman of the recep tion committee, at his elbow. At the steps of the speaker’s stand, the mayor took his hand and led him to the steps. He looked hale and hearty and a coat of tan still browned his face. “Is there a stenographer here?” was his first question. On assurance that there was, he said: “Good! Now we’U go ahead. Boys, I’m feeling fine.” Mayor Gaynor welcomed Col. Roose velt in less than 150 words and Mr. Roosevelt began his reply immediately. His voice was a little hoarse, but he spoke with his usual force and declama tory effect. A big cheer and a loud laugh went up when he said with emphasis; “I enjoyed myself immensely.” Mayor Gaynor in welcoming Mr. Roosevelt, said: Ladles and gentlemen; We are all here to welcome Mr. Roosevelt to New York. We have watched his progress through Eu rope with delight. Wherever he has gone he has been honored as a man and as an exponent of the principles of the govern ment of this country. He was received everywhere in Europe and honored as no man from this country ever was honored. We glory in all that, and it only remains for me to say now, Mr. Roosevelt, that we welcome you home most heartily, aud we are glad to see you again. The brevity of the exercises at the battery took the spectators by surprise. As the Androscoggin drew slowly to her pier the whistles began a chorus com pared to which all those that had gone before were feeble pipiugs. Everybody jumped to his feet and men and women alike stood on the seats, peering into the blind mouth of the deckhouse while engine bells clanged, and revolving screws churned the waters nervously. First the invited guests began to clap half timorously; then the colonel ap peared for a certainty and a cheer went up from all the throngs. The Return Voyage. On his outward voyage to Africa, Mr. Roosevelt mixed much with the passen gers in the most informal way, sitting on deck clothed in khaki, with a group about him most of the day. The return journey with his family was marked by more formality. Except on occasions like church serv ice and the brief handshaking function on deck Tuesday, the passengers saw lit tle of him. He appeared in die dining saloons for late breakfasts, but his other meals were taken with members of his family in the more exclusive Pitz restau rant. For exercise he had the lower deck adjoining his state room. The other passengers, respecting his evident desire for privacy, left the deck to him, and there, dressed in a gray suit and a black slouched hat, he tramped up and down vigorously two or three hours a day. Occasionally, he posed for kodak bear ers and he frequently received the cor respondents in his rooms. American politics was the one subject tabooed, but of his European experiences and the kings he met. he talked freely, although not for publication. He had great re tard for the young king of Spain and the ing of Belgium and he formed a warm friendship with King Haakon of Nor way. Mrs. Roosevelt kept to her stateroom most of the voyage, greatly needing rest after the weeks of travel. Mrs. Long worth appeared seldom. Miss Ethel was much on deck with a small black dog, “Bungo,” and Kermit spent most of his time in the smoking room at the bridge. Mr. Roosevelt is alarmed by his cor respondence and is disposed to appeal to the public for mercy. He received more than 3000 letters while in England, be side innumerable telegrams, papers and books. Two stenographers were kept busy, but were unable to reply to a third of them. If Americans treat him in the same way, Mr. Roosevelt says, he will have neither time nor means to handle his mail. The Roosevelt baggage consists largely of gifts. There is the big vase presented him by the Emperor of Germany, em blazoned with the imperial arms and portrait of the donor, a dozen fine water color paintings from the emperor, and several boxes of books, most of them presentation copies from the authors. Pays Duty on Goods. Mr. Roosevelt refrained from availing himself of the privilege of bringing his things into the country without inspec tion by the customs, which his appoint ment as special ambassador to the king’s funeral carried with it. He said he wanted to pay duty like any citizen. Some of the passengers on the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Medill McCormick of Chicago; Frank Kellogg of St. Paul, and Mrs. Kellogg; J. C. Grew, second secretary of the Berlin embassy, with Mrs. Grew and three children; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Treat Paine of Boston, and Freiherr Harry Speck von Sternburg, a nephew of the late German ambassador. “Nick” Calls Him “Pop,” Col. Roosevelt after the parade today went to the home of Theron Butler, grandfather of Miss Alexander, the fiancee of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., in Fifth avenue. Congressman Longworth, Mrs. Roose velt and Miss Ethel and Theodore Roose velt, Jr., were at a window on the first floor. As the former President was shak ing hands he remarked: “Isn’t this bul ly—bully—bully?” At tins point Congressman Longworth exclaimed as he leaned out of the win dow: “Oh, pop, look at your hat.” Col. Roosevelt looked. His high top hat did indeed appear somewhat rough ened up. Turning to the window, the former President shouted: “Yes, Nick. I have used it to gesticu late so often that there is very little left of it.” Col. Roosevelt then ran up the stairs and disappeared as the several score of persons about the house continued their shouts of greeting. BANK OUT $25,000; TELLER HELD. Bay City (Mich.) Man Accused of Steal ing for Seven Years. BAY CITY, Mich., June 18.—Daniel M. Shaver, fo: twenty-two years teller and bookkeeper of the Lumbermen’s State bank, is under arrest charged with a shortage of $25,000. It is alleged that he has been falsifying the bank’s records for .seven years. The wholesale houses practically had been cleaned out by the shrewd west end merchant and prices went soaring. The nrofit must have been very large.—New York Sun. —ln London a company has been formed to introduce and encourage the use of electricity in the poorer districts of the city. The company agrees to wire and supply any apartment of three rooms and over with tantalum lamps, charging 5 cents a week for each lamp from April to September and 7 cents a week for the rest of the year. STATE SCHOOL MUST BE FREE, SAYS VAN HISE ♦ PRESIDENT OF UNIVERSITY TELLS GRADUATING CLASS OF ALMA MATER’S NEEDS. ♦ danger in political control Value of Institution’s Work Cannot Be Measured in Dollars and Cents. 1 ■" " ■ -sV - SCORES PERNICIOUS INTERFERENCE MADISON, Wis., June 22.—The dan gers to state universities resulting from political control, from the demand for re turns measurable in dollars and cents, and from restriction of freedom of teach ing, were pointed out by President Charles Van Hise of the University of Wisconsin in his commencement address to (350 members of the graduating class. In times of unrest and change like the present, when new and important issues are arising, Dr. Van Hise declared, men of learning who know the past, interpret facts broadly, and have no other pur pose but the greatest good of the greatest number, should be absolutely free. Times ol unrest and change are not times for the university to trim its sails, he asserted. The state has a right to demand of the university expert service in valuing the public utilities; it has the equal right to demand expert service iu politics and sociology. “The strength of the state university lies in its close relation to the state,” said Dr. Van Hise. “The state demands of it service; the university feels a pe culiar obligation to the state in which it is situated. It is the duty of the staff of the state university to be at the serv ice of the state along all lines in which their expert knowledge will be helpful,” Continuing, he said: The state owns the university, and every citizen feels himself to be a stockholder In that ownership. Hut associated with these close relations which are the strength or the state university, are also the most se rious dangers. These are that the univer sity may be politically controlled, and that it may be hampered in its work. Danger of Political Control. To the danger of political control the state university is especially exposed Jn Its youth. A number of such universities have suffered from politics in their early his tory. It speaks well for the democracy of this country that, as the states have devel oped, the danger of political interference In university government lias steadily become less. At the present time there Is no se rious danger of political control In any of the older and stronger state universities. The other danger—interference with the university’s work—has two aspects; first, it may be demanded that teaching which looks toward material ends shall be strong, while the humanities are allowed to .remain weak and undeveloped; and, second, freedom of teaching and investigation may be inter fered with. It. Is natural, Indeed inevitable, that the people shall demand that effective teaching, research, and extension of knowledge shall be done in agriculture, In engineering, and in other fields from which a financial return may be shown on the investment. These demands are right, and should be fully met by the university; but the people should also apprecate that all material gains are for men and women. Why should we wish to produce more wheat and cotton? In or der that human being may be fed and clothed. But “the life is more than meat, and the body Is more than raiment.” Universities Must Make Men. Shall the people demand of their univer sity that It provide for their material needs and neglect the people themselves—their In tellectual, artistic, moral, and spiritual de velopment? The university authorities must insist that man shall not become subordi nate to material gain, which Is for him. T f the people will support a state uni\er sitv In which these ideals obtain, then can it truly be said that a democracy is a sue cess. The remaining danger of the close asso ciation of the state with the university is trie possibility of interference with ‘the fieedom of teaching and Investigation. In general such Interference is likely to be indirect rather than direct, and is therefore ail the more insidious. A sentiment will be developed or a situation arise in a state such that the professor feels that he is not free to teach the truth as he sees it. For my own part, I have no doubt that in all the states in which the state universities are strongly established, the overwhelming majority of the people are In favor of ab solute freedom of teaching and investiga tion. but frequently the deep-seated, domi nant sentiment does not express itself- an( j there are always some who would place’ limi tations upon the field of the university A university must insist that the whole domain of physical and human phenomena belongs within its scope,—pure science an nlied science, politics, morals, religion’ are proper fields of study for a university.’ No part of the domain of human exnerl cnee, knowledge or ideas cun be set off as forbidden ground. The professor should consider the problem before him in the light of pure reason wl h no thought but to find the truth, whollv uninfluenced by popular sentiment or nas sion. Shall the university be free to teach that a certain practice In agriculture U wrong and to advocate anew and improver’ practice, and the same principle not eddlv in politics and in morals? Such a Dositien would be Intolerable. y Uon No institution which does not handle the humanities in all their amplifications under the same principles that it handles the pure and applied science, is worthy of the name of university. Must Not Force Teaching of People. The staff of the university, on the other hand, should be free from intellectual ar rogance, and devoid of any attempt to force tueir ideas upon the people. The university professors, above most groups of men, should recognize the complexity of the facts, the impossibility of arriving at the abso lute; and so, without fear and without bias, with firmness but with profound hu mility, present their Ideas to the world to be accepted if found good and to he re jected if found inadequate. The state university should not be a fol lower. but a leader, and in all fields. The unrest which has characterized the first dec ade of this Twentieth eenturv has ied to many new proposals in all fields. The con servatives have sometimes been disturbed because ouestions have arisen which in the past have been regarded as settled. With reference to such questions it has some times been said that the university should keep off; that it should let the bat tle he fought out by others without any attempt at leadership This position the university authorities and its friends must firmly resist. At times of unrest when new and Impor tant Issues are arising, when old convictions are being questioned, men of learning, men Wisdom cf the Elements. Lightning ran down a mule’s leg in Anderson county the other day. But, says the Hutchinson News, it showed good judgment in hurrying away before it got hurt. —Leavenworth Times. King Edward’s Advice. Queen \ ictoria of Spain was King Edward’s favorite niece. When she first went to her adopted country she was very unhappw. as rigid Spanish etiquette made her life restricted and dull. She wrote frequently to her royal uncle for advice, and lie always sent her long who know the history of the past, who should know the facts broadly, and who have no purpose but the greatest good to the greatest number, should be absolutely free. If at such times those who should be leaders do not throw their Intellect and in fluence In the right direction, there is dan ger that demagoguery and passion may lead In wrong directions and result in disaster. Times of unrest, of changing Ideas and ideals, are above ail the times when the university should be most active in the guidance of public opinion. Times of un rest and change are not times for the uni versity to trim its sails. If at a time of stress the university furls Its sails, people will lose confidence in the institution in its relation to vital public questions. The state has a right to demand of the univer sity expert service In valuing public utili ties as well as in politics and sociology. Should Feel Obligation. These fundamental truths as to the rela tion of the university and the state are presented to you because you have been re cipients of the benefactions of the state, and because, like ail privileged persons, yon should feel a special obligation to perform your duty in the amazingly difficult and complex situation which now exists. At times of unrest aud change it is in deed difficult to find the path of truth. You, with the advantages of a university educa tion, should in this search have more than an average degree of success, and thus per form a proportionally large part in future advances. But If this result be obtained. It must be by adhering firmly to the high Ideas and ideals of the university, one of the fundamental teachings of which is the placing of social responsibility before in dividual advancement. To you, also, who today become alumni, and to the alumni of previous commence ments, the university looks to protect It In maintaining the high ground which it now occupies, in giving the support which en ables it to arise to an even higher level. HAMERSLEY’S MONEY. Millions in Litigation and Fat Pick ing in Prospect for Law yers. NEW YORK, June 22.—Fifty law yers, representing almost as many inter ests. were present before Justice Black mar in the Queens county supreme court, Long Island city, when the initial steps in a legal battle for the Hamersley mil lions were taken. The action was opened by a motion made by Holland Reed Kas quin, attorney for William Rasquin, Jr., and Alfred 11. Renshaw, executors of the last will and testament of Lily Warren Beresford, for the appointment of a ref eree to make an accounting of the es tate of the late Louis C. Hamersley and to determine to whom the estate shall be distributed. It is said this action will determine whether or not Louis Gordon Hamer - sley, son of the late J. Hooker Ham ersley and cousin of the founder of the Hamersley fortune, is to inherit the es tate. estimated to be worth from $5,- (XX),000 to $15,000,000, or whether it is to be divided between the Mason heirs. descendants of the mother of the founder of the fortune. A number of papers were filed with Justice Blackmar, who will announce the appointment of a referee some time dur ing. week. The voluminous petition that was handed up recited tnat the will of Louis C. Hamersley gave all his estate to his widow, who became the Duchess of Marlborough, for her use during life and at her death to the male issue of his cousin, L. Hooker Hamer sley. If there was no issue it was to be divided among such charitable insti tutions us his wife might elect. The lawyers who are engaged in the case are divided over the proposition whether the provisions of the will giv ing the property to Louis Gordon Ha mersley are valid. The will of Louis C. Hamersley named the late George G. Williams, Jacob K. Lookman and Lily Warren Hamersley, the wife, as the executors. No final accounting by these executors or the executors of their estates has ever been filed. Such an accounting is now demanded. The petition declares that the New York Life Insurance and Trust company, which is the general guardian of Louis Gordon Hamersley and which was made executor of the trust estate on the death of the Duchess of Marl borough, the last surviving executor, is now possessed of large sums of money. The disposition of this money is asked to be determined. HIGH BINDERS FEARED. Chinese Residents of Oroville, Cal., Art Afraid of War and Ask Police for Protection. OROVILLE, Cal., June 22.—The Chi nese residents of this city, fearing a long war, have asked the police to protect them and prevent the outbreak of hostili ties among the high-binders. Fong Lee of the banking aud merchandise house of Fong Lee & Cos. states that two high binders came from San Francisco and deposited a lottery ticket in the bank. Later they asked for the ticket and un der the claim that it had been substitut ed and had drawn a prize of $lOOO de manded that sum from the bankers and threatened, if the amount was refused, to kill the members of the firm. CARY ON YALE’S VIEWS. State Superintendent of Instruction Praises High School’s Efforts. MADISON, Wis., June 22. —[Special.] —Commenting on the discovery of the Yale corporation that the average high school, while it does not fit men for col lege so well as do the private prepara tory schools, provides a class of stu dents who “do better” in college, C. P. Cary, state superintendent of public in struction, made the followin statement: I do not know upon what authority such a statement was made, but I can easily be lieve it is true. Preparation for college as such always has a strong tendency to mag nify the memory and to minimize the intel ligence. This is not due to any lack of in telligence on the part of those who con duct first class fitting schools, but to the fact that It is memory rather than Intelli gence that is called for in examinations. The prize student Is the one who can carry most In his memory and most speedily un load it on demand. The old examination system has been the pride and the curse of New England edu cation for many a year. It is easy to find men of mature years anywhere In the Unit ed States today who have lived for years on a plane of arrested development brought about by such early training. They know more about Dido than about Gladstone; more about the siege of Troy than about municipal government or any other proh ! lems of the hour. When bothered by mod ern problems they light a lamp, curl up iu (fv come? and draw Inspiration from the 1 Iliad. If all were not affected In that way, it was because they were caught up In the current of modern life and carried on In spite of themselves, or because the edu cation did not strike in. letters full of encouragrnent and prac tical hints. Her greatest grievance arose when she desired to ask some old friends to visit her and was told that as they were not of royal blood it was out of the question. In her annoyance the young Queen wrote a frantic letter to King Edward, who answered: “Bea sensible girl. Do not make enemies and respect other people’s stu pidity—when necessary. In time if you are wise you will get everything your own way.” Advertise in your Home Paper. FIND BADGER'S HOARD PARTY OF SPOKANE (WASH.) CAMP ERS DISCOVER FORTUNE. Gold and Silver Believed to Belong to Eau Claire (Wis.) Man Is in Tree EAI CLAIRE, Wis., June 23. —[Spe- cial], Inquiry is being made here for one Claude Parsons or Parker. A party of campers from Seattle. Wash., were engaged in hauling a gigantic cedar log upon the beach of Lake Washington to be coin ex ted into firewood when what appeared to be a huge cork or plug at tracted their attention. One ran for the ax and the log was split into two pieces. Lhe plug was found to have acted as a door of a safety vault where some logger nearly twenty years ago had deftly hid den his accumulated savings. There were SGOO in gold, SGB in silver and m currency. Several money orders for SUK each were also rolled up Inside the cur rency. The name, though dun. on the postoffice money orders, appears to he Claude Parsons or Parker and they are payable in the postoffice at Eau Claire, \\ is. The date the money orders hear is April, 1891. Efforts will he made to find the right ful owner of the hoard. Many stories are told of the prodigality with which loggers handled their money in the hal cyon days of logging. A favorite bank was to make a boom augur hole in a big timber. Into this bole was dumped the gold, silver and paper and a big plug tightly driven into the top of the hole The plug was then sawed off plumb with the bark and the cached wealth left un til wanted. Many of these improvised banks were swept away by floods or were destroyed in forest tires. ADDITIONS TO FACULTY UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN CHANGES ARE ANNOUNCED. Professorship of Manual Arts in Course for Training of Teachers Has Been Established. MADISON. Wis., June 23.—[Special.] —lmportant appointments to the faculty of the University of Wisconsin were an nounced today. A professorship of man ual arts in the course lor the training of teachers was established with a view of preparing teachers in manual training for the public schools and Prof. F. I). Crawshaw of the University of Illinois was elected to the new chair. Dr. J. A. E. Eystcr of the University of Virginia was made professor of physi ology to succeed Joseph Erlanger, who resigned. Prof. W. \V r . Cook of the law school presented his resignation in order to accept a professorship in the Univer sity of Chicago law school. Prof. Robert B. Scott of the depart ment of political science was transferred to the college of law to fill the vacancy thus created. Edward J. Ward, now professor of social science and play grounds in the city of Rochester, N. Y.. was appointed acting secretary of the welfare department of the extension di vision to begin work about July 1. Half of his time will be devoted to carry ing out some of the work in the city of Milwaukee. Coach E. H. Ten Eyck was reappoint ed instructor in physical training for men. The resignation of i >r. Ernst C. Meyer as assistant professor of political science was accepted and M. S. Dudgeon and S. T. Lowry were appointed instruc tors in the department. Among the minor instructors named was Chester Allen to the extension division of Milwaukee dis trict. RAIN PUTS OUT FIRES Electric Storm Extinguishes Burning Timber and Does Much Good to Parched Fields WAX SAT , Wis., June 23.—[Special.] —An electric storm and rain hit Wausau at 1 o’clock today and did considerable damage, hut the forest fires which have been raging in the vicinity for several days have been largely extinguished. The rain did thousands of dollars worth of good to the farmers all around here. One house was struck by lightning, but the damage was slight. : GRADUATES ADMITTED TO BAR. State Supreme Court Justices Receive Wisconsin University Law Class. MADISON. Wis., June 23. —Twenty- three members of the law class of 1910, University of Wisconsin, were admitted to the bai in open session of the su preme court Wednesday. The class was presented to the court by Dean Harry S. Richards of the college of law, and Chief Justice J. I>. Winslow rryide a brief formal address, an innovation in the practice in Wisconsin. Following aro the names of the class admitted: Henry VV. Brown, Madison; Charles F. Peck, Milwaukee; Allart J. Lobb, Ripon; Leo O. Lnedke, Milwaukee; Walter B. Mu rat, Stevens Point; George W. Blanchard, Colby; Joseph L. Bldnarek, Beaver Dam; Karl E. Steinmetz, Madison; .John J. Colig non. Sturgeon Bay; Winifred D. Ilaseltine, Mazomanle; Charles F. Mllinan. Milwaukee; Joseph D. Harrow, Argyie; Frederick A. Smith, Chippewa Falls; Oscar Uadem-iker, Madison; Archibald T. Dean, Gresham; Oli ver S. Rurdell. Livingston; Rudolph E. Puchner, Wittenberg; Stephen J. Regney, Scioto Mills, 111.; John P. Ford, Rosendale; Charles W. Stark, Jr., Tiffany; Charles For ester Smith, Madison; Fred W. Dohmen, James A. Johnson, Emmett Donnelly, Mil waukee. The court heard a few formal motions, reappointed T. C. Richmond as member of the board of law examiners for a term of five years and adjourned for the term. The court will meet August 9. MILWAUKEE HIVES WIN PRIZES. Cream City Sends Largest Delegation to Lady Maccabees’ Convention. FOND DU LAC, Wis., June 23. [Special].—The first prize for the larg est attendance was awarded to Hunter hive of Milwaukee. Anchor hive of Mil waukee took second honors. Milwaukee probably will get the next rally. Eiffel Tower a Wireless Station. The Eiffel tower, that enormous struc ture that has stood in the French capital since the Paris exposition, and which had become an eyesore to many art-lov ing Frenchmen, has at last been put to some use. A wireless apparatus has been installed, for the purpose of sending mes sages of the time to ships at sea. Pre cisely at midnight, again two minutes later, and a third time at four minutes past twelve, the Eiffel tower will flash its signal, so that sailors shall be able to find their exact longitude without the more or less accurate help of a chronometer.