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rot xxxvu. T>T?Tr"R 1» Kft r'TTWT'G by carrier M MHKK 183. jrltl^JCj. OVf CJi<l>l IS run MONTH FAINTING SPELLS ATTACK CARNEGIE WHILE DICTATING Shock of Bribery Disclosures in Pittsburg Given as Cause of Seizures GREETS HIS OLD ASSOCIATES Ironmaster Banqueted by Veter ans' Association Which Bears His Name [Associated Press! PITTSBURG, April I.—While dictat ing a long statement Intended for tho people of Plttsburg today, Andrew Carnegie was compelled to stop because of fainting spells. He turned white and seemed to be on the verge of falling. Friends say he had become worked up to so high a pitch over the developments In connection with Plttsburß grafting that by the time he reached here he was unstrung. Carnegie did not feel equal to the program arranged for him tills after noon. Tears ran down Carnegie s cheeks as ho greeted Edward F. Hlge low, former director of public safety, and his personal friend, and begged him to tell all iibout "this awful graft." His eyes blazed and he paced tip and down his room as he learned the details. • "Eddie, I'm ready to go to Gover nor Stuart and ask him to pardon these boys." cried Mr. Carnegie to BlgelOW, as he pounded his fist on the table, referring to some of tho men al ready in p Ison In connection with the bribery transactions who had made confessions. Andrew Carnegie, as a retired gen eral, was the guest tonight of the mem bers of his former staff who served in his service In the steel Industry, Ho sat with them at dinner at the r>u nueßne club, exchanged reminiscences and made the acquaintance of new leaders in steel manufacture. The Carnegie Veterans' association arranged the banquet on the occasion of Mr. Carnegie's first visit to the city for nearly four years. John linger, director of the research laboratory of the Carnegie mills, spoke on the Carnegie company's past and future, to which the Laird of Pklbo responded With entertaining reminis cences and prophecies. __„„ r'L- Charles M. Schwab, William P. Palmer. Alfred A. Corey Jr., William E 'Corey, Azor A. Hunt and others, composing ■ party of sixty, were pres . ent to do honor to the guest. * Earlier In the day Mr. Carnegie had Jokingly admitted he had missed. the mark of his ambition in falling to be ' a reporter, and to a. party of men who besieged him nt the Hotel Schenley ho talked In striking sentences on many topics. He admitted his pride in Pitts burg and his pain In Its disgrace by recent graft exposures. "They #-11 me some of those fellows took $81.10 for their votes. My! Oh my! If I was going to be a thief— but the man of millions halted his hu mor there. Ho echoed the opinion of Governor Hughes of New York that it is not In the exposure but In the con cealment of corruption that danger lurks. . . Tor the next three days Mr. Carnegie Will visit his Institutions here and on Tuesday he will leave fr.- New York, It was said tonight he has invited . nearly a score of local relatives to visit htm Sunday. It was learned from President Corey Of the United States Steel corporation after the dinner that In his remarks to the steel partners he had declared the recent announcement of a probable Increase in wages to the steel men was premature. "It has not been decided upon." said President Corey, "and I cannot say it is likely to he for some time." JURY ACQUITS BANKER BUT VOICES HIS GUILT PORTLAND. Ore., April I.—The Jury In the rase of Walter H. Moore, In dict c,l president of the defunct Oregon Trust and Savings bank, late this afternoon returned h verdict of not guilty. The jury was out more than thirty hours. Th« Jury's report wnR tlie most re markable ever returned by a Jury In Oregon, and has few equals !n Ameri can jurisprudence, according to the lawyers angagad In the etise and others who have followed the trial from Its Inception. It recommended that Moore bo the recipient of most severe censure nf the court for.his "guilty knowledge mi I participation In the unlawful and dishonest acts relative to the conduct of the bank of which he was president and director." The Oregon Trust and Savings bank failed In August, 1907, with $2,500,000 nubilities and $2,300,000 assets. The re ceiver of the bank compromised many of the claims of depositors who accept ed securities of the bank in lieu of their deposit!. It Is learned on good authority that the eventual loss to the depositors will be approximately $1,000,000. HEAD OF TRIBUNE COMPANY AND MOTHER DIE SAME DAY CHICAGO, April I.—Word was re i rived in Chicago of the death in Philadelphia today of Robert Patter si. 11, president of the Chicago Tribune company. By a tragic coincidence, Mrs. Julia A. Patterson, mother of Mr. Patterson, died in Chicago today at tho nge of 87 years. Mr. Patterson died without learning of the death of his mother. The tele gram announcing her death was re ceived at the hotel half an hour after the death of her son. PHILADELPHIA, April I.—Robert AY Patterson's death occurred at 9:16 tonight in hit* room in the Bellevue- Slratford hotel. He returned from At lantic City on Monday, and on Wednes day was stricken with apoplexy. Phy sicians were summoned, but it was not thought he was dungeiously ill. LOS ANGELES HERALD INDEX OF HERALD'S NEWS TODAY FORBCA6T For Jio» Angeles and Tlclnlty—Cloudy and cooler Saturday; light north wind, ■ 'hnimlnic to brisk Houth. Maximum temperature .ve« trrday 81) degrees; minimum, S3 decree*. LOS ANGELES Court to test defense of accused sellers of Impure food. PAGE 8 Judge Lovott, president of Southern Pacific, to he tendered public reception by chamber of commerce. PAOE 9 Mrs. Kltturln. 11. Osborne, charged with making false mortgage, sentenced to servo prison term. PAGE 16 Fair swindler grabs "collect" order from delivery boy. I'AOB 9 Increased prosperity Is reply of banks to comptroller's call. . .'- I'AdE 11 Local Democrats prepare for love feast In conjunction with state convention. PAGE 9 Southwest museum given priced relics. PAGE! 9 Unwary voters sign nominating peti- ' tions while registering. PAGE » Death of Inventor Boschks Is true to prophesy. . -.:■-. PAGE 1 Leslie Harris' defense In robbery trial Is that ho had right to take money. PAGE 5 Hearts are touched by woman speakers at Friday Mornlnjt club. PAGE 7 Hotly contented election In Annandale district results In defeat of Miss Mary Foy by one vote. PAGE 16 Grand Jury as/.s for more money for auditing county books. PAGE 6 Experts «ay lingers was Insane at death. In Harstow milt trial. PAGE 3 Dressmaker sues wealthy woman for 16000 as result of trip to Europe. PAGE 8 Whlttler road shooting affair develops Into mystery. PAGE I Death of old soldier In PawteMe Jail results In Investigation and report. PAGE 3 Ornamental lamp post plan meets with favor In various sections. PAGE 6 Editorial, Letter Box. PAGE 4 Marriage licenses, births, deaths. PAGE 14 News of the courts. PAOH 6 Municipal affairs. PAGE 6 City brevities. PAGE 6 Mines and oil fields. PAOR 13 Markets and financial. PAGE 12 Classified advertising. PAGES 14-15 News of the water front PAGE 11 Music. PAGE 1« Sports. PAOB 10 Automobile*. PAGE 11 SOUTH CALIFORNIA Recently organized Pasadena Polo club will hold first tourney today. PAGE 14 Well known San Bernardino miner com mits suicide at father-in-law's ranch. PAGE 14 Complaints of skippers regarding water cost at harbor taken op by San Pedro Improvement club. PAGE 14 President Rlpley of Banta Fe leaves San Bernardino for Bon Francisco; may con fer with Judge Lovett. PAGE » Baby boy kidnaped from home of grand father In Uakerefleld; entire city excited. PAGE 1 COAST Baseball game and relay race features of T. W. C. A. conference at Santa Crus. PAGE 3 Male escort of Miss Be*rs on long tramp cults: walk Is off. PAGE! 1 Jury which acquits Portland bank president at same time declares his guilt. PAGE) 1 Robbers relent after hearlnp pleas of newly married couple, bound to bedposts, and leave wt>ddlng presents. PAGE 1 EASTERN ' Carnegie attacked by fainting spells while preparing statement to people of Plttsburg. ■ ■ . PAOB 1 Mayor McQee of Plttaburg hooted and hlsifed off stage while trying to defend himself beforo audience of 4000. PAGE 1 Justice Edward MeCall of New York supreme court makes statement deny ing he had any part In W. H. Buck ley's Insurance craft. PAQB 1 Worst quarrel since Balllnger-Plnchot Inquiry began Is precipitated. PAGE) 1 Market's torpor causes discouragement among traders. PAGE 12 Balllnger committee splits along -party line* and unanimous report Impossible. PAGE 1 Postal Telegraph company wins Im portant point In case against Bell Telephone concern. PAGE 3 United States prepares to attack Im perial Window Glass company as a trust. ■ PAGE 1 Philippine government to prosecuto Japanese spy case. PAGE 3 House factions pull and haul on Taft's public land bill. PAGE 2 Canada seeks men ■willing to work, but discourages crowding of cities. ' PAGE 3 New York Central employes are given 7 per cent Increase in salaries, meaning pay ■ roll Increase of $8,500,000 yearly. PAGE 1 House hears three reports on railroad bill, the minority splitting in Its opposition to the measure. PAGE 2 House amends corporation tax bill to pro vide that president only may make pub lic reports of corporations. * PAGE 2 FOREIGN Thousands of Americans rush to Naples to see Roosevelt, who Is due there this morning. PAGE 2 English lonls party organised to attend Jeffries-Johnson tight. PAGE 10 MINING AND OIL California oil fever spreads to Honolulu, and company organize* to operate in Mid way. PAOE IS Trade Interest centers In California oil ion*. PAOE 13 Land buyers near May's Midway well pay $1500 an acre. PAGE 13 VILLAGE IS ENGULFED BY LAVA FROM ETNA CATANIA, April I.—A river of lava from the active craters of Mount Etna today Invaded Llsl plain, flowing In the direction of. Cisterna and Reglna. Bor rello does not appear to be in danger. Another stream is advancing slowly toward Mount Nocilla. Late today the lavatlc flow engulfed Cavallero, a vil lage of fifty houses. The inhabitants escaped. Expert opinion concerning the activi ty of Mount Etna is pessimistic. Frank A. Perrett, tho assistant director of the royal observatory on Mount Vesu vius, thinks the volcano still contains a considerable quantity of lava and a cessation of the eruptions probably would be only temporarily. Prof. Rico, director* of the Mount Etna observatory, has been forced to abandon his post after passing hours of terror there. He said tonight: "One could not stand the deafening and horrible roar of the volcano for more than one day. It would certainly drive him mad." SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 2, 1910. ENRAGED CITIZENS HOOT PITTSBURG'S MAYOR OFF STAGE Groans and Hisses Follow At tempt of Executive to State His Position HE GIVES UP IN DESPAIR Reformers Address a Meeting At tended by 4000 but No Action Is Taken — [Associated Press] PITTSBURG, April The Indigna tion of 4000 citizens over the po litical corruption now being un earthed by the grand Jury, 'and denun ciation of civic vice generally, was vehemently expressed tonight at a mass meeting In Exposition hall. Mayor McGee, who sought to address the meeting, was hooted off the stage. The resentment against the mayor was due to his alleged failure to clean up the redllght district, delayed action on traction problems, and other local mat ters. The meeting was addressed by sever al prominent reformers, but no action Mi taken. The meeting suddenly veered from its discussion of the councllmanic cases when A. Well, president of the Voters' league, made a general attack upon the mayor, who received great ap plause. When he had concluded, Mr. Well, who was chairman of the meeting, an nounced: "The mayor asks If you will hear a few remarks from him?" "Sure, sure," came several voices. The mayor: "There are some men who have no fear. The mayor of your city Is one of them." A voice: "Impeach him." Chairman Weil: "Order, order." The mayor: "If I were guilty of all the newspaper charges made against me, I would be abashed; It would be only left for me to resign." Voices: "Good, good. You're afraid." The mayor: "I knew when I came here what a crowd I would meet. (Hisses and hoots.) Now, that won't correct the evil." Voices: "You won't, either." The mayor: "Maybe I can't." Voice: "You won't try." With several pleas for order by Chairman Weil, Mayor McGee at tempted to explain his actions on many local matters. In the midst of the explanation of traction matters, he remarked: "I'd like to speak all night and go Into every detail." Groans, hoots and hisses stopped the mayor, and he was compelled to desist. NEW YORK CENTRAL MEN GET 7 PER CENT RAISE Company Voluntarily Increases Its Annual Pay Roll a Total $2,500,000 NEW YORK, April I.—There was real money In the April Fool's day purse the men of the New York Central picked up today. After a special meeting- of directors, a general order was Issued increasing by 7 per cent the pay of all employes on the New York Central lines east of Buffalo who now earn $200 a month or less. Vice President C. P. Daley said the directors of the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, the Michigan Central and the Big Four probably would take similar action. The order goes into effect at once. Those employes whose demands for a wage Increase are now under advise ment—namely, the telegraphers, the trainmen and conductors —are not In cluded, as a settlement with them will be reached on a separate basis. Directly affected are the locomotive engineers and firemen, and the entire clerical force. Yard switchmen and yard conductors received an advance of 3 cents an hour under a separate classi fication, in accordance with the agree ment recently reached through the fed eral board of arbitration. It is estimated the general Increase will cost the eastern divisions of the New York Central lines $2,500,000 a year. NEWLYWEDS, BOUND TO POST, PLEAD WITH THUGS SAN FRANCISCO, April I.—Dr. Thomas F. Gleason and his bride of a day, with the former's sister, Miss Anita Gleason, were compelled to wit ness the looting of their home this af ternoon while tied hand and foot to bedposts they implored the two rob bers who had bound them to spare their wedding presents. The robbers, after gathering the silver wedding gifts in a sack, re lented at Gleason's plea and left the sack in the hall. They secured $110. When Miss Gleason answered the door bell she was confronted by two men, who held revolvers at her head. Her screams attracted her brother, and the sister-in-law, who, Joining her in the hallway, were quickly overpow ered and tied to the posts of a bed In an adjoining room. Gleason freed himself and released the women after the robbers left. NON.UNION MEN GET RAISE BALTIMORE, April I.—About 45,000 unorganized coal miners in Maryland, northern West Virginia and southern Pennsylvania have received an ad vance in wages of 6 per cent according to an announcement made hero today. JUSTICE M'CALL DENIES SHARE IN BUCKLEY'S GRAFT Member of New York Supreme Court Makes Statement to Investigators GOV. ROOSEVELT DECEIVED Promoter Tells of Plan Used to Conceal Character of New Corporation [Associated Press] NEW YORK, April 1.-Justlce Ed ward E. McCall of the state su premo court explained today his financial transactions with William 11. Buckley, legislative agent for tho lire Insurance companies. After the days' hearing- ustice McCall met Superintendent Hot< hkl.ss of the state Insurance department and gave him a statement that satisfied -Mr Holchkiss that political friendship ac counted sufficiently for the question able aspect certain Incidents had seemed to wear. After today's hearing Justice McCall was found In the books of the Phenlx Fire Insurance company of Brooklyn which Induced Mr. Hotchkiss to say It looked aa If Justice MrCall had been a party to an attempt to deceive the In surance department. Jtl < KI,KV BORROWS $8(5,000 Mr. Buckley, according to Justice McCall, induced the Phenix to loan $35,000 to him on the collateral held by tha North American company. There was due a balance, which with Interest amounted to 32751. This amount Jus tice McCali, who was then a practicing lawyer, advanced. As Buckley had to leave town, he ar ranged that Mr, McCall should receive the $35,000 from the Phenlx and take up the loan. Mr. McCall accordingly deposited the $35,000 check to Buckley's order in his bank, drew his own check for $37,731 to the North American com pany, paid the loan and obtained the securities, which he turned over to the Phenlx as security for the new loan of $35,000. Justice McCall then takes up the matter of the $13,000 check. Buckley had borrowed $13,000 from the Phenlx on February 16, 1899, and $3000 on Jan uary 10, 1901, but Justice McCall said he has no knowledge of either of these loans. Buckley went to him In De cember, 1900, and asked him for $346 to pay Interest due on a loan. He got the money. On January 14, 1901, Buckley again went to McCall, this time for $12,- U6K, and again got the money. "My oniy Interest In the entire sub ject," says the Justice, "was that a friend was In need of money. I harl It, and on his request I loaned It to him. On January 29, 1901, Mr. Buckley paid me back $18,000 of those advances by giving me the check of the Phenix Fire Insurance company. I beg to ad vise you that I never In my life had any connection with the Phenlx Fire Insurance company." ROOSEVELT DECEIVED Mr. Browne, who called himself a "woodshed lawyer"—that is, a lawyer of knowledge, but with no right to practice—made no attempt to conceal that he and Justice McCall (then a practicing lawyer) had drawn up the bill to Incorporate the American Bond and Mortgage Guarantee company, the parent of the International, in a way designed to conceal from the legisla ture, Governor Roosevelt and the peo ple the true purpose of the bill. He conceded that, heavy charges for "furniture" on the books of the com pany -covered other expenditures not explained; that the company's directors were frankly dummies, some of them named to give the bill "local color" at Albany, and that he even owned some of the stock that stood In these direct ors' names. MISS SEARS' WALK ENDS AS MALE ESCORT QUITS Society Girl Cannot Get Petered- Out Companion to Go Be yond Gilroy [Special to The Herald] GILROY, Cal., April I.—Miss Elean ora Sears' male companion threw up his job as pacemaker in her walk against time from Del Monte to Burl ingame here today and the Boaton Rociety girl's ambition to be a female Weston died right there, much to her displeasure and disappointment. Miss Sears had covered a distance of 65 miles in twenty-four hours and was in excellent condition upon reach ing this town. But her escort's feet were very heavy and they turned cold when, after a brief rest, the onward march was mentioned. He refused to budge another step. "All right," said the stout-hearted pedestrlenne to her collapsed compan ion, "I'm going along without you." But Mrs. Frances Carolan, her chap erone, would not allow her to go on un escorted, bo, In well-concealed dudgeon. Miss Sears gave up her long tramp and started back to Del Monte. PINCHOT ADVOCATED AS PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE BY CHICAGO CHANCELLOR DENVER, April I.—Copies of • letter signed by J. J. Tobias, "chancellor of the Chicago law school," and advocat ing Clifford Plnehot as a candidate for president of the United States, were re ceived in Denver today. The letter says In part: "IK> you believe Clifford rim-hot would be a good candidate for the presidency in Mil?? Will you organize a 'Watch Plnchot Orow' club? If so send your address." Inventor and Harbor Expert Whose Death Came as He Had Predicted I Ufa* ■ t :^' , - ->;4\ ■ \M- mm^ \ • ■ \\ f . %.■ \ -:-: ;: ;,,;-■■■.- :. :; ... 'ii It^^" >'''''J^ Af"i \' ''' '■'"""""; '■■"■-'■. ':' / J '•■ "■■-:■■■■■■ ':•■ ■" "'" '■■'■'■■; :■''. ■■' ■■:'-:v'':'-;i--:' HP JB *<' 1 - h- *" - . - * U.S. TO ATTACK GLASS COMPANY Imperial Corporation Is Trust, Say Federal Officials, After Investigation PITTSBURG, April I.—lt was learned tonight that, after three months' In vestigation, federal officers are ready to present to a special grand Jury here next Monday evidence that the Im perial Window Glass company is a trust, in violation of the Sherman act. The corporation, formed under the laws of Weat Virginia, Is said to con trol thirty-three large window glass factories in eleven states. Tho company has factories and of fices In Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Mas sachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Many prominent glass 1 ianufacturers from the.s.3 states are said to have been served with sub poenas to appear before the grand Jury as witnesses. United States Attorney Jordan said tonight: "The investigation of the Imperial Window Glass company has been un der way for ninety days and agents of the department of Justice have visited everyone of the thirty-three plants operated under the tharter of the com pany. . "The company was incorporated in West Virginia early this year and its alleged control of the window glass business Is to be Investigated with in tent to show that it is a monopoly in restraint of trade. "The Imperial Window Glass com pany Is a holding organization, the manufacturers pooling their output and selling through the company ex clusively. Prices nave been compared with those of the American Window Glass company and there is but slight difference." MOTHER AND FRIENDS SEEK KIDNAPED BOY Bakersfieid Excited Over Disap pearance of Child from Fash ionable Home of Family [Associated Press] BAXERSFIELD, April I.—Distracted over the disappearance of her 3-year old son Gordon from the fashionable home of Dr. T. W. Helm on Nineteenth street, Mrs. T. W. Helm. Jr., assist ed by several score of friends and the police, is scouring Balcergfleld in an effort to find her baby boy, who van ished utterly last evening, following a visit to his grandfather. Telegraphic and telephonic messages urging the officials of all cities to be on the look out for the missing boy have been sent, while small bands are conducting a thorough search. The whole city Is excited. Investigation leads to the belief that an automobile was used in spiriting away the baby. The maid took young Gordon on a visit to Dr. Helm last night, as on other occasions. Mrs. Helm rang up and was informed that everything was all right. This was at 6 o'lock. When her son did not come back she went after him and learned the boy had al ready been sent home. Since then .10 trace has been found. Late this afternoon complaint was sworn out charging abduction by H. C. Dunlop, father of Mrs. Helm, against T. W. Helm, Jr., who was seen In Ba kersfield last night and has disap peared. Meanwhile efforts to discover which way the automobile in which the baby was carried off had gone have failed. OIL BROKERS FAIL FOR $2,000,000 AMSTERDAM, April I.—Vreeswvk & Valdermans, one of the most im portant firms of brokers on the oil exchange, failed today. Their liabili ties are reported to be betweeen $1,125, --000 and $2,000,000. cnvr" 1!" t? rr»T>rT?G« daily. *«i scndat. »« OJ.il VXJ-ilil y^yJl. lli,K> . ON TRAINS. 5 CENTS ALBERT BOSCHKE DEATH OF BOSCHKE TRUE TO PROPHECY Deviser of Dredger Often Said He Would Barely Survive Achievement Fulfilling a prediction he had made to friends here that he would not live beyond the time that his great work was completed, Albert Boschke, har bor expert and Inventor, whoso death occurred Monday In Oakland, was stricken Immediately after his rotary dredger was proved a success. Al though apparently in his usual health when the test was made last week, Boschke died within a few days, and when friends In Los Angeles heard he was dead they recalled his prediction. Boschke had resided in Los Angeles for several years with his son, Albert Boschke Jr., at 727 North Bunker Hill avenue. Few of the patrons who visit ed the little bakery at that number realized that Mr. Boschke, the quiet, preoccupied, gentle old man, was per fecting plans for a great dredger that is expected to be used by the govern ment in Panama, and that it was this same old man, whose .87 years defied the Osier theory, who in years previous had laid out the harbors In New York, Brooklyn, Boston and Oakland for the government. t Mr. Boschke had passed an eventful life from his early days In Poland, where his family were members of a noble house. The crowning work of his life he considered was in the per fection of the dredger which will bear his name, and which passed its last successful test on the Thursday before his death. ■.'.. FRIEND OF LINCOLN Mr. Boschke was a great friend of President Lincoln. He laid out a map of Washington, D. C, and showed the president that the city was In great danger of being captured by the Con federates, whereupon the president at once issued a call for 75,000 men to pro tect the city, acknowledging that it was through the map designed by Mr. Boschke that the capital was saved to the Union. • It was while serving the government as a civil engineer that he was given the important work of laying out the harbors of New York city, Brooklyn and Boston. He was also sent to Pan ama by the government to arrange for the preliminary work. Mr. Boschke had known many fa mous men of Invention and letters, and at the time the Morse experi ments were being made with the tel egraph that inventor became puzzled regarding the transmission of electric ity from polo to pole, without being carried to the ground through the great conductor, the pole. Mr. Boschke solved the problem by suggesting to Mr. Morse the use of a glass substance around which to wrap the wire in car rying the electricity from pole to pole. Mr. Boschke also instituted the first coffee house In New York city, which has grown to such large proportions. IHIl ■ IK.I It LAST WORK The most recent of his great inven tions was that of the dredger which he had worked on for a long time before completing it to his satisfaction and its ultimata acceptance by the govern ment, which iccurred last Thursday. The Boschke rotary dredger, which was built at the Pacific shipyards in Oakland, cost $100,000 for its comple tion. It has a capacity of 10,000 cubic yards per day and Is 154 feet long, 40 feet wide, the diameter of the wheel being 50 feet. Every five seconds it dumps a two-horse wagpnload of dirt at the highest point. Two of the distinguishing features of this dredger are that when the shov els strike a hard substance that can not be dredged out, the machinery Is so arranged that instead of smashing the shovels, they are released. The second feature is the construction of the wheel, making the hub stationary while the 'rim revolves, thus avoiding the tangling that, is so detrimental where tall grasses are encountered In the dredging work. The model of this dredger was exhibited In Los Angeles two years ago. When it was shown to former President Roosevelt he said that if it was successful it would be used on the Panama canal and that will doubtless be true, as the govern ment has accepted the dredger. ..., < .... . ■ . CENTS GLAVI S' ATTORNEY RAGES AT CHARGE MADE BY NELSON Demands Senator Withdraw In timation Something Is Being Withheld ROW DIVIDES THE COMMITTEE Motion to Lay On Table Ends Worst Quarrel Since Be ginning of Inquiry CAuoclatcd Vrrj.it] WASHINGTON, April The most serious clash that has yet oc curred among' the members of the Balltnger-Plnchot investigating committee marked the sitting today. The row was precipitated when Chairman Nelson accused Attorney Brandtea, rapr—entlng tlie "prosecu tlon," of attempting to deceive tho committee of to conceal something. The attorney, flushed with anger; jumped to his feet and demanded that the chair mil n's remark be withdrawn. Democratic members of the commlt taa were quick to take up thn defense of the attorney, and Representative (Jraham of IllinoiH moved that the chairman be directed to withdraw tha imputation. Representative James sec onded the motion. There followed a general discussion. A number of Republicans Hald they did not agree with Senator Nelson that Mr. Brandies was attempting conceal ment of any sort, but at the same time they would not vote to compel th» 'chairman to withdraw his remark. It was argued by Representative Madison, the Insurgent member, that the chairman, In making his remarks, reflected only hla personal views, and In no way committed any other mem ber. Representative James argued that the matter Mr. Brandies was accused of concealing was on record before tho committee, and consequently there could be no deception If the committee members paid attention. The matter finally was disposed of by a motion from Representative Olm stead to lay on the table. This waa carried by a vote of 6 to 3. TWO WITNESMEH TKSTIFT Two witnesses testified today on be half of Mr. Ballinger. They were Dis trict Attorney Blmer F. Todd of Seat tle and United States Marshal H. K. Love of Alaska. Mr. l^ove formerly was a special agent of the land office. Both of the witnesses declared state ments by Special Agent H. T. Jones, for the prosecution, were false. The direct examination occupied but a few minutes, the cross-examinations by Mr. Brandies taking up the rest of the session. Mr. Todd and Mr. Love were pre l and for the onslaught of the Glavis attorney, and their answers sometimes were as sharp as the thrusts of the lawyer. There had been testimony before thfl committee from time to time Indicating that Mr. Love, as special agent, was varped In his Judgment by the fact that he was a candidate for the mar shalship of the Third division of Alas ka. He was asked today what influence he actually was depending upon to get the place. "Well," he began, "I happened to be a trooper in Col. Roosevelfs regi ment " "You need go no farther," interrupted Senator Flint amid laughter. Elmer E. Todd, United States district attorney at Seattle, the first witness, said the statement by Agent H. T. Jones that he had advised against crim inal action In the Alaska cases "be cause Judge Hanford was constitution ally opposed to land fraud trials gener ally." was absolutely false. Attorney Vertrees read the Glavis testimony in which Glavis said he did not send the letter because ho heard Commissioner Dennet of the land office' was coming to Seattle, and he could talk It over with him. "You knew that," said Chairman Nel son to Brandeis. "Why didn't you tell tho committee?" "Mr. Chairman," shouted the attor ney in a voice which could be heard far down the corridors, "I object stren uously to the statement that I have attempted to conceal anything." Representative Graham (Democrat)— "I must move that the chairman be directed to withdraw that remark." This motion precipitated a discussion in which much feeling was shown. The motion to lay on the table ended It. BALLINGER COMMITTEE IS HOPELESSLY DIVIDED WASHINGTON, April I.—As the Bal linger-Pinehot hearing progresses indi cations multiply that the congressional committee is so seriously split along party lines that a unanimous report is beyond the bounds of possibility. The Democratic members have gone so far as to notify their Republican colleagues that the Democrats will participate in the executive sessions of the committee, but only on the under standing that the Democrats shall be free to announce in the public meetings their votes and their contentions that take place during th.? private sittings Recent executive sessions have not been harmonious, especially those of today and of Saturday last, when the question of compelling Secretary Bal linger to testify as the first witness for the "defense" was under consider ation. Following last Saturday's session the Democrats announced that, with the exception of Senator Purcell of South Dakota they had, voted In favor of compelling the secretary of the inte rior to appear at once. Representative Madison of Kansas, Insurgent, voted with the Democrats. Whether Mr. Madison will vote with the Democratic members when the ver dict comes to be taken Is a question. Senator Purcell voted with the Re publicans last Saturday simply because, as a lawyer, he declared the "defense" should have tho right to call Its wit nesses at its pleasure, the same privi lege being granted to the prosecution.