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♦ O\J 8 PARTS . J vol. xxxvii. ■piJTfl-i1 • rrn fl/'XITtI "V carrier mj.m iikit lit, • li-lV'l^. till ■ \jiiii> li 3 PER MONTH NEGRO BEATEN IN JAIL DIES; GRAND JURY WILL PROBE Autopsy Discloses Broken Rib Be lieved to Be the Indirect Cause of Death BACKTRACK ALLEGED CRIME Claimed Witnesses Will Testify to Man Being Slugged by Patrolman CHARLBB WILLJAMB, a ne^ro al leged to Imve been terribly I><-:it"ii by police officers while he m a prisoner In the city j.-ui on a charge '>r shoottiiß a patrolman, died yesterday. a postmortem examination revealed thHt Williams fuftered from tuberculo sis. believed to have boon cauaed by tiio beating he received In the city Jail. Ai cording t" th>. negro'i friends, one ol his ribs was broken during the alleged assault, and tiii^ caused the fatal at tack of tuberculosis. The autop«y ihowed one or more "f William* 1 ribs had been broken, find other Injurle on tiic body were found. Williams wiiH arreated t> mber IE after a pistol duel with Patrolman BJd win B. Banders. Banders was wounded and Williams waa shot in the neeL Dr. R. V, Day performed the autopey on the .bad man yesterday, ami Cor oner Hartwell, Deputy District Attor ii. ■. Keeti h ami Attorney Barl Holers, who has been retained us counsel by friends of the dead man, were present. When askr.i for a report of the ex amination i>r. Day refused to divulge imy inlormatl stating he would make bis report at the coroner's In quest, which "ill be held Monday. Coroner Hartwell when asked as to the cause or the negro's death stated 1,. ii :,l nothing to say. but be would not deny that it was evldeni thai the tuberculosis has been superinduced by mi treatment and "manhandling" in the city jail. RIB HKOKKN l!l.(l:NTI.V So far us is known, It was impossible for those ho made the examination to ascertain the time of the fracture of the rib, although it was stated It ap peared to be a. break made within a few moltths, It Is said the man's nose was broken before he was arrested and placed in jail. The presence of tuber culosis throughout Williams' family and relatives seems prevalent, as his brother died of the disease sumo time ago. ;.' According to police officers the negro. when arrested In December, arrived at the police station uninjured except for the bullet wound in his heel. He was booked at the sergeant's desk and taken into the tanks. When taken before Police Judge FYederlckion the next morning for Ills arraignment on the charge of assault with intent to kill, the negro's nose was beaten almost to aj pulp, several wounds were on his scalp and a rib was broken. Efforts were made by his attorneys to find out by whom and how ho had been beaten, but the efforts resulted In nothing. The arresting officers and jailer testified he was unhurt when booked at the desk and when taken Into the tanks. . Thope who discovered his Injuries before taking him Into court seemed to show ■ total lack of curiosity as to how ho was hurt. Al though h«*wai treated In the receiving hospital no account was made of the Injuries or treatment on the official records (if the hospital. CLAIMS ABSAIXT WITNRSSKD When Williams was taken before the superior court to be arraigned, having been held over to answer there, his condition was such that his attorneys determined to take some action toward* fixing the responsibility for the alleged assault. When it was learned that his condition was serious he was permitted to be removed to his home. Attorney Karl Rogers, who was en gaged as counsel for Williams by the latter's friends to defend him on the assault charge, declared yesterday that he had witnesses who could testify that a patrolman brutally beat Williams after he was thrown into the tanks, while another officer guarded the door leading to the tanks. , ' The matter was taken to Chief of Police Galloway several weeks ago and he made a. report of it to the police commission. The grand Jury yesterday demanded tho reports of officers on the Williams case and they were delivered to the In quisitors by Charles McKeag, secretary of the police- commission, with whom the reports had been Bled. The com mission has Instructed Chief Galloway I.i do all he can tci assist the grand jury in" its Investigation of the case. Several iMiiiee officers are Involved in the matter, the commission believes, and as soon as the grand Jury has finished the police commission will take the case up and deal with the officers. CHARGES WOUNDED MAN NEGLEOTED By POLICE Charges of neglect of duty made by Chief i alloway against four member! of the police department for not giving a wounded prisoner ihe medical atten tion he should have had, arc to be aired by the police commission at a ■pedal session to be held Tuesday night Trie four police officials who win be "on the carpet" are Lieutenant Haupt, Sergeant McClure and Jailers Baunderi and Story. The chief charges that Patrolman J. n. Owens arrested Antonio Madero In Hollywood on the > night of March 22 and tooK him to the ! Central police . station, where he called the attention *of the four accused officers to the fact that the* prisoner was covered with blood and in need of medical care. Nothing was done about it until the following morning, when the prisoner was examined by the police surgeon and a long-gash was found in his -arm. It was necessary to taker eight stitches to close, the f wound. ' ' LOS ANGELES HERALD INDEX OF HERALD'S NEWS TODAY FORECAST T,o« A»k<*<«k and vl< Inlty—Fair Sunday; I i X 111 north wind. Maximum temperature \c«((Tclti.v 82 decree*. Minimum temperature LOS ANGELES Chief of Polio* Oallowny cha'rres four officers With neglect of duty In fail- In^ to have wounded prisoner cared for. Section 1. PAGE 1 News of waterfront. Section 1. PAOBI 9 Jealous man kills wife and hi If In a Hiirlnu street bath parlor. Section 1, PAOB l Delegates to Hotel Men's convention <-M,l'iy nlfrht of '49 in Alexandria i>nn qiiet hall, transformed Into mining camp. Section 1. I'AOE 1 County central committee of Llncoln- Itoosovplt Ttepubllcan league Indorses candidates for numerous offices and adopt platform. Section 1, PAOH 8 Frederick J. W'hlffcn. well known busi ness man, seeks Qood Oovernment nomination for city council.' Section t, rA(?FS 10 Arbor day in observed with fitting ex ercises at Slauson playground. Section G. PAGE 1 Pope Infallible. In matters of doctrine, ■ays liiahop Keane. Section 3, I'ASH 10 City club Indorses bond issue after ex perts point to benefits. Section .';, PAOE 1 Englneors see successful tents of new powder on Newhall gradn and In tun nel. Section 6, PACE 1 Woman census enumerators are com plimented on work by Supervisor Far mer. Section 2, PAGE 10 Women faint beneath laah in Georgia convict camp, says local writer. Section 6, PAaK 1 Negro, alleged to have been beaten In .Jail, dies and grand Jury will probe caso. Section 1, PAGE 1 Woman Identifies men who fought with r. iii ?n police as name pair who robbed her apartments In this city. Section 1, PAGE 7 Pearl Clark, who figured In elopement. charged by father with delinquency; po lice seek Ho Rosier. Section 1, PAGE 7 Mexican fatally shot by fruit peddler; ac counts of affair differ. Section 1, PAGE I Attorneys begin fight against new city parbage. ordinance, which, they assert, is unconstitutional. v, Section 1, tack 7 Thomas 1,. Woolwlns formally presents pe tition of candidacy for district attorney ship. Section 2, PAGE 10 Manufacturers' agents delay presenting bids for (lie hose needed by city. Section 1, PAGE 7 Editorial and Hlchborn's letter. Section 1, PAGE 6 Society, club*. Section 3, PAGES 8-10 Marriage licenses, births, deaths. Section 2, PAGE 5 Theaters and drnmatlo criticism. Section 4. PAGE 1 Fraternal and secret orders Section 4, PAGE 3 Mothers' congress. Section 3, PAGE 10 News Of th» courts. Section 1, PAGE 7 j Municipal affairs. Section 1, PAGE 7 City brevities. . Section 1, PAGE 7 Markets and financial. Section 3, PAGE U Mines and oil fields. Section 2, PAGES 6-9 Real estates. , Jjj, Section 3, PAGES 1-0 Classified advertising. Section 5, PAGES :-!• Sports. Section «. PAGES 6-1 Automobiles. Section 3, PAGES 1-5 Building permits ' - Section 2, PAGE i Music. Section 3. PAGE 10 SOUTH CALIFORNIA San Pedro residents boost bond Issues at big mass meeting. Section 1. PAGE 11 Wife of wealthy Ocean Park resident In jured when coach overturns on Topnn»ro grade. Section 1, PAGE 11 Enraged parent seeks to chastise teacher for' rebuking daughter; la quelled with revolver. Section 1. PAGE It Paradena polo team loses to Weiss squad in Initial appearance. Section 1, PAGE 11 Man thought dead auks wife at Long Peach to forward Ills trunk. Section 1, PAGE 11 Think San Dlegan Is man who slew Anna Poltera. Section 1, PAQE 3 COAST Stampede to Idltarod gold fields In Alaska Is started. (Section 1, PAGE 3 Stanford wins meet from U. of C. ; many records broken. Section 3, PAGE 7 Sam Berger Is hurled from wrecked auto; bruised. Section 3. PAGE 6 25,000 Ineyardists of California protest against label ruling. Section 1, PAGE 1 EASTERN Witness brought from Alaska to testify to bribe in BiilUntier case Is absent when called. Section 1. PAGE 2 Split In ranks of Pennsylvania coal min ers is threatened. Section 1. PAGE 3 President Taft speaks at two banquets, but avoids eating at either. Section 1, PAGE 4 Minnesota pardon board gives "John Car ter," talented young Englishman, free dom; his talent as a poet won hi* re lease. Section 1. PAGE 1 Tornado wrecks Woodland, Oa. ; wind, rain and snow do great damage In middle went and south. Section 1, PAQB 9 Prices are sustained by copper group. Section 3, PAGE 11 Serious Illness of star witness against Dr. B. C. Hyde halts trial of physician accused of poisoning Col. Thomas Swope. Section 1. PAGE 1 Man with fifteen daughters and eight sons unable to find large enough residence In Ann Arbor, Mich. Section 1. PAGE 3 Warm sessions of d. a. It. expected to develop at annual meeting In Washing ton. Section 1. PAGE 3 FOREIGN Honolulu greets Prince Teal Tao, Chinese minister of war. Section 1, PAGE 3 Papal nuncio In Vienna calls on Roosevelt with message from pope relative to re cent Vatican incident. Section 1, PAGE 1 Expert explains why British have fear 1 of Germany. Section 2, PAGE .4 GAGE CALLS ON PRESIDENT; LEARNS DIPLOMATIC ROPES (Sppclal to The Herald.) WASHINGTON, April 16.—Minister Henry T. Gage called at the White House today to pay his respects to the president, lie is making a brief stay in Washington, receiving Instructions fro; i the state department and learning the ropes of diplomacy. He expects to sail lor Portugal early In May. "L had a hard time getting started from home," said Mr. Gage. "So many matters connected with my law busi ness had to be disposed of, and it seemed lor a while as if I was never going to get cleared up. The pressure of private business was what led to my obtaining a two months' postponement of my departure. I think 1 shall like ihe post at Lisbon. If I don't I can always resign." BOY CONFESSES; BODY FOUND MULLEN. Neb., April 16.—Through a confession made by Frannk Cleav enger, the body of O. F. Hamilton, who disappeared suddenly two years ago, was found today burled in the stock yards at this place. Hamilton was employed by the government in unearthing public land frauds, and his death is believed to have resulted from his activity in that work. SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 17, 1910. GALE RAZES TOWN; MANY ARE INJURED; RELIEF TRAIN SENT Nearly Every House in Woodland, Georgia, Is Damaged by Severe Tornado STORMS IN EAST AND SOUTH Snow, Wind and Rain Do Great Havoc to Crops in Mississippi Valley Districts Severe storm raged In the middle west and south yesterday and last night. Woodland, <;■»., wim almost obliterated by a tornado and many persons were In jured. Wind did great damage In Illinois, Missouri and several of tils southern states, blowing down telegraph and tele phone wires and damaging buildings. Kaln foil over a wide extent of terri tory mi,l New Mexico and North Dakota reported snow. Fruit gnver* near (irainl Junction,. Colo., used smudging pots to save their fruit crops, valued at millions of dollars. [Associated Press] MiNCHBSTHJR, Ga., April 16.—The town of Woodland, nlno miles south of Manchester, exprrl enced a deetruotlve tornado today, practically every house in the town be ing damaged, a number of persons are report 'i ■erlously injured. A relief train was sent to Woodland from Mancnester ( but no details of the storm had I n received here at 8 o'clock tonight. BATTLE LASTING EIGHT HOURS SAVES COLORADO FRUIT CROP (MIAMI JUNCTION, Colo., April I<l. —A complete toll of lirand valley, made today, shows that as a result of the eight hour battle with the frost last night M per cent of the total fruit crop is saved, The temperature Ntnged from ] to :>. but heaters easily Kept It above 3^ degrees. A second call for vounteers to assist the ranchmen In manning their heaters waa made at 9 p. m. by means of toll ing the fire bell, MM men responding and being distributed about the valley by means of automobiles. Today the ranchmen, tired but happy, are rollllinir their pot- with fuel, hut the prospects are (or warmer weather tonight. The estimated value of the crop this year In Grand Valley is $4,000,000. HEAVY RAINS REPORTED FROM SOUTHERN CITIES LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 16— The heavy rains in the south and us fat north as the Ohio river continued to day central over the Mississippi valley. Jackson, Miss., reports a rain fall of 4.18 Inches; Vicksburg, 3.32; Louis ville, 1.56. A precipitation of from 2.50 to 4.30 inches Is also reported in the New Or leans and Vlcksburg cotton region dis tricts and from 1 to 1.50 inches In the Mobile and Houston (Tex.) districts. GREAT DAMAGE TO CROPS ATLANTA. Ga., April 16.—Iteports received hero today tel! of jmmense damage to fruit, cotton and other young crops In north Georgia by a hail, wind and rain storm, which swept Over the entire state along the north ern border line yesterday. At Fair mont, Va., there was five Inches of hall and In some places It drifted to a depth of more than two feet. Near Dalton peach orchards were stripped of fruit. TWO KILLED IN STORM MEMPHIS, April lii.—Hoports today from Mississippi, Arkansas and West Tennessee tell of much damage from the storm which swept those sections last nlßht. Only two fatalities were reported. At Scottshoro, Ala., the daughter of J. V. Brandon was killed by lightning, At Johnstov n, Miss., a negro woman was crushed to death Under a house. NORTH DAKOTA GETS SNOW GiiAND FORKS, N. D., April 16.— Bnow and sleet which fell all nisht and Up to noon today broke down miles of telegraph poles along tho Qreat North ern railroad In this county, and trains are not running on schedule, the dis patchers betni? unable to direct their mo-ements. The sround Is covered with snow six inches deep. DAMAGE TO FRUIT HEAVY SALT LAKE CITY, Aprils.—A halt million dollars hardly will cover tho frost damage to fruit in Utah county, according to information from Provo. Less than 10 per cent of the crop will be saved. In Davis county and in tho Ogden district the loss is placed at BO per cent. BUILDINGS WRECKED MONTGOMERY, Ala.. April lfi.—The Orenola hotel, a half dozen stores and many residences were wrecked at Qreenvlllle, Ala., by a storm which .struck town just before noon today. At Forest Home, twelve milea below there, several liouses were unroofed. MANY FRUIT TREES BLASTED BIOUX CITY, April 16.—Thousands of fruit buds were blasted by the kill ing frost that visited Sioux City and vicinity last night. The loss cannot be estimated. Snow is falling today. SNOW FALLS IN NEW MEXICO EL PASO, Tex., April 16.—Cold weather did thousands of dollars of damage in New Mexico and WVst Texas last night. Snow covers the Sacramento mountains in New Mexico and the freeze damaged fr.uit about Alamogordo, N. M., and in the Mesilla valley, and also about Barstow and other sections. Austrian Monarch and Imperial Palace Where Roosevelt Was Honored Guest ■ JEALOUS,MURDERS WIFE; KILLS SELF Estranged Husband Enacts Dou ble Tragedy in Spring Street Bath Parlor Crazed with Jealousy, O. P. Meese List night entered a bath parlor at number 245 V& South Spring street and shot his wife through the rhest and then sent a bullet into his brain. Both are dead. The murdered wife Is the daughter of Mrs. Marie La Palme, who conducts a bath parlor nt the place In which the shooting occurred. She was mar ried several months ago and separated j from her husband by mutual agree ! ment when she found that life In hla company was Impossible. In order to maintain her position the wife went to work In a bath par lor. There she was the object of much attention on the part of men. Her husband became aware of this and tried to persuade her to give up her position. She refused. Shortly after 10 o'clock last night, 1 Meeie entered the bath parlors and ! asked t<> see his Wife, No attention , was paid to the request because she \v;is busy at the time. A few mm; -; utis later be forced his way into one Of the room! and encountered her as ■he oame through, carrying a bath towel ami other material. Raising a revolver he took deliber ate aim and shot her. She dropped, fatally wounded and djed soon after. Ho then placed the muzzle of the gun to his head and pulled the trigger- He died instantly. 25.000 VINEYARDISTS PROTEST WINE LABEL SAN FRANCISCO. April 16.—A peti tion containing 6000 signatures and rep resenting 25,000 California vineyardlsta and wine men in the state, was sent to Washington today protesting against the recent ruling of the department of agriculture In regard to the uae of the terms "port" and "sherry" in label ing California wines. The department ruled that such wines should be label ed port "typd and sherry "type." At a meeting here today of the ex ecutive committee, of the Allied Grape & Wine Industry of California, with a committee- of the sweet wine men from the southern part of the State, the last signatures to the petition were appended, and it was decided thor oughly to arouse the wine and grape men of the state for concerted action and protest against the ruling, which, it was held, would bo a serious blow to the Industry in California, and would favor foreign wines. The committee from the allied or ganization was headed by President Frank Busse. and Becretary Ben I•'. Lamborn, and the Southern California delegation by Becundo Quaatl of Los Angeles, and Llndsley Rogers of Fresno. It is claimed the grape and wine industry'in the state represents an investment of »135,512,000. WINS FREEDOM BY GENIUS AS A POET Young Englishman to Leave Min nesota Prison Tomorrow, His Birthday ST. PATJIj, April 16.—The ynung Englishman known as "John Carter," who had servo,l half of a ten years' sentence fur burglary and whose case has attracted wide attention because of his poetic genius, was given free dom by the state pardon board this afternoon. Carter will be released from tho Stillwater prison Monday, his twenty-fourth birthday anniversary. Carter was not pardoned for technical reasons, but the board ordered a com mutation of sentence. The young poet admits that farter is not his right name, but says be is an Englishman and of good family. He will not divulge his identity. Ho says his poems, which have been published in a number of magasinei and have at tracted much attention, were written to kill time and case unhappy thought*. His balad of "Misery and Iron" won him special recognition. Carter was less than 20 years old when the crime was committed. His father was in an asylum, and John, who had been working in a bank but did not like the confinement, was sent to Canada by the family, which was In straitened circumstances, to learn farming. Being unable to secure steady work. Carter starte* to "beat it" from Win nipeg to St. Paul, but in the night was put off at Carlsbad, Minn. Having had nothing to eat for thirty-six hours, Carter broke Into the railroad station and stole $24 and a silver watch. He was captured, pleaded guilty ana was given the maximum penalty of ten years. THREE MASKED MEN ROB S. P. TRAIN NEAR BENICIA i BENICIA, April Overland train No. 10 on the Southern Pacific was held up at 13:30 this morning by three masked bandits between here and Ooodjear. They stopped the, train with a red Unlit and uncoupled the locomotive, holding the eiißinemen at buy with their revolvers. Two of them then went back Into the train and robbed the pgiifßftn, One of the bundlts covered the train crew. After the robbery they jumped on the en gine' and rau It to t'yKniw, where they le.fl it, ran to the rtbore of Suisun bay and tied in a motor boat they hud concealed there. A sheriff's posse was organized and set out in pursuit of the desperadoes in a. titeuiu luunch. MARK TWAIN, THOUGH VERY ILL, IS BETTER REDDING, Conn., April 16.—Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain), who Is serl misly ill of angina pectorla ut his coun try "scat, Stormneld, «as better today. At L':3(i o'clock Mr. Clemen* physician issued the following bulletin; "Mr. Clemens' condition today, while still serious, Is Improved and he Is rest ing easier." yiVPI Ii 1 f'tfll»l ITW • DAttTie. ON TRAINS 80. kMi-MjiJlli I/V I IVI . HINH.VY.V. ON TRAINS 10c. HOTEL MEN LIVE GAY LIFE OF '49 Hall in Alexandria Transformed Into Mine Camp—Delegates Leave for Homes Tho delegates to the national con vention of the Hotel Men's Mutual I neflt association wars transported bacK fifty years or more last night and lived for the evening in the days of "49 and the early. '50's, when the gambler flourished, when the miner was supreme, when the barroom and dance hall and gambling place waa the center of civic life and California was only beginning to awaken to the culture and progress that was to dis- 1 tinguish its later years, and of which the men have seen such evidence! dur ing their stay in this city. For an "old days" smoker, marking the final night of the convention here, the banquet hall on the second floor of the Alexandria had been transformed into a typical street of an early Cali fornia mining town. On one side, as the visitors entered the door, was the "Last Chance" sa loon In full operation, lighted by can dles and lanterns, with local men garbed as its motley crew of nightly visitors enjoying themselves. Farther around the room was found the "Gold Nuggett" lunch room, where the guests were invited to eat sandwiches and smoke. Next was the faro layout, with an expert dealer in charge and an ex pert case keeper. Huge piles of chips and of real money lined the sides of tho table, and here, too, characters in cowboy and Mexican costumes kept coming and investing their surplus change. SCENES GAY IN DANCE HAM, Then there waL the "Grub Stake" dance hall, with in bev.y of pretty dancing girls, who imitated to perfec- | tion the dances of years ago, to the tune furnished by a ragged rag-time I piano player, who operated on the old well-battered piano. Hanging from the middle of the dance hall was the sign, "Remember the dancing girls is ladies —Don't get gay or they are liable to shoot h out of you." Beyond the dance hall was, perhaps, tho most interesting feature of the whole affair, .n a little hole in the wall lay two real Chinamen smoking genuine opium as only the Chinese know how. With loving care each one rolled and cooked his little "pill of "hop" and : moked it while the guests stood and looked on. This feature was under the care of "Lame Jack," one of the best-known characters of the local Chinese colony, who said he was hav ing hard work to keep liis c< lestlals there, owing to the fact that they hated to b<- watched in their operations. Further on was the roulette wheel, Under the charge of a skillful manipu lator, and this also had stacks of chips and money on it. The guests were shown Just how It was operated and witnessed the fictitious winning and losing of sums of money on its festive whirl. In the center of the back wall of tho room was a ' .aterfall, which added the final wild, out-of-doors touch to the whole. Around the side were street lamps with directions for the strangers printed upon them, and on each post were warnings telling all what not to do. One of these, near the faro out t stated tiK.t "The management would not support the widderi of gems hold ing five aces." 11l the saloon were such warnin ;s as "partner name your pizen," "a bonanza, of boose," "this is no bank; cough up your dust and float away," "straight whiskey—2s; straighter—so." Thrown across the 1. ehing rail In front was a beauti fully mounted saddle and bridle, left there supposedly by some cowboy on the Inside enjoying himself. The whole affair was originated for the hotel men by Assistant Manager Janifs Reichl of the Alexandria, and he received many compliments for his originality. n.VRBF.CrK AT OAKIIUK.ST Yesterday afternoon the hotel men saw the other side, the out-door side, of frontier life at the grounds of the Vaquero club at Oakhurst. Under the auspices of the club the hotel men were treated to a real Mexican din ner, feats of expert horsemanship and (Continued on rase Three) CENTS I PAPAL NUNCIO IN VIENNA CONFERS WITH ROOSEVELT Carries Message from Pope to Former President, Accord ing to Report SEQUEL TO VATICAN INCIDENT Both Prelate and Colonel Decline to Reveal Theme of Pri vate Conversation [Associate! Tress] TTIEXNA, April 16.—What is regard 1/ cd as April 18.—What sequel to ed hs a very complete sequel to ' " the recent Vatican Incident oc curred after the luncheon which Am bassador Keren* gave in honor of Col. Roosevelt today, when Mgr. Oranlto dl Belmonte Pldnatetlll, the papal nun cio, accredited to the Austrian court, in the full ecclesiastical vestments of his office, accompanied by his secre tary, Mgr. Rossl-Stockalper, called upon tho former president. After being presented by the Ameri can ambassador the papal nuncio and Col. Roosevelt withdrew. They talked together twenty minutes, but what transpired it is Impossible to state, as both subsequently declined to give any Information. It was assumed gener ally that the Vatican incident was dis cussed and that the nuncio was tho bearer ( if a message from the pope as the American ambassador cannot di vest himself of his official functions. This later was denied by Ambassador Kerens, who explained he had invited the nuncio to be present at luncheon to meet the former president, but that thai official was unable to accept the invitation because no other member of the diplomatic corps was attending; and being desirous of seeing Mr. Roose v ,.|t ho can after the luncheon. When asked If it could be assumed that the papal nuncio was the bearer of a message from the Vatican the ambassador replied: "It would be unfortunate to place that construction upo ntho visit." Another rumor which gained cur rency attributed the responsibility of the meeting to the emperor, the story running that the emperor, after meet ing Col. Roosevelt yesterday, was so greatly impressed with his personality that ho telegraphed to the Vatican ad. vising Home step that would put an end to the incident. There are good. reasons to believe this version is en tirely correct. It Is explained the emperor himself (■ in an awkward position with the Vatican over several matters, notably the lilt which ho owes to tho king of Ita'r. and which he cannot make be cause, ii he went to Rome, neither the pop, or the king would receive him if ho called upon the other first. ROOSEVELT DINES WITH AUSTRIA'SAGEOEMPERQR VIENNA, April 16.—The emperor*! dinner In the Imperial palace at mbrunn tonight constituted the concluding official function of Col. Roosevelt's visit to the Austrian cap ital. As the hour of the dinner wag set for 6 o'clock Col. Roosevelt and Kermlt In evening dress left the hotel in a court carriage a half hour earlier. Arriving at the entrance of the pal ace a court official met and escorted them up the broad flight of stairs, where, according to the court etiquette of imperial dinners. Count Bellegard, master of the kitchen, was In waiting. He conducted them to the "mirror room," where the other gutsts had as sembled. As the former president and his son reached the threshold the doors op posite were thrown open and the em peror, wearing the uniform of a field marshal, advanced to greet the guests of the evening. After greetings Col. Roosevelt pre sented Kermlt and in a few minutes the emperor, with the former president on his left, led the way through sev eral spacious apartments to what la called the "small gallery," a white gala apartment, where small court dinners usually are given. The gallery over looks an exquisite garden, in the cen ter of which a marble fountain is con stantly playing. Thirty-rive additional guests, nearly all high Austrian offi cials, sat down to dinner. TWELVE COURSES IN' DINNER Throughout the dinner, which com prised twelve courses, with eight wines of rare variety, the band of the Thirty second infantry played in a gallery, rendering selections from Strauss. The service was of silver and white and gold china, with the imperial eagle in gold on the borders. ' The dinner occupied precisely one hour, and upon arising from the table the party returned to the mirror room, where what Is known as the "circle" followed, during which the emperor personally made the round of his guests. His leave taking of the former president and his son was exceedingly cordial. From the palace Col. Roosevelt and Kermit drove direct to the Imperial opera, where they occupied the court bo,): for a short time during the second act of "The Barber of Seville." They drove from the opera to the American embassy, where an Informal reception to the, American colony had been arranged. Mr. Roosevelt will leave for Bud.i pest at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning, a. special car having been placed at i>!« service. He will be met by Count Ap ponyi at Pressburg, and will proceed in an automobile and spend the day with the count at his castle at ISber hart. He will resume his Journey at 6:30 in the evening, arriving: at Buda pest about three hours later. ANARCHIST ARRESTED GENEVA, April —An anarchist Identified as a member of the American Black Hand was arrested Wednesday at Chiasso.i Switzerland, near the Ital ian frontier, on the suspicion that ha had designs on Mr. Roosevelt's life.