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VOL. LXII., NO. 8 OB.
NEW HAVEN, CONN., MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1908.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
WORM TROD ON M
PRESIDENT TURNS
Oliioan Accused by Roosevelt of
Foully Slandering His Coun
try Asks Tertinent
Questions.
ABOUT TAFT'S RELIGION
TlilnUs His pcnlnl of Petty or Christ
Ncnr Blasphemy, nnd F.xpeot to
rind No Cnltarlnns In
Heaven.
Pnyton, Ohio, Per. SO, 19n.
To Hln Kxeellency, Theodore Roose
velt, President of the I'nlted States,
Washington, 1, C:
Pear Sir: Now. Mr. President, the
public Is already familiar with the
rnorp f v t p n (1 o , reply which you saw
fit to mile under dafp of November
t?i. The statements of that letter
seem to me to demand some further
recognition. llnw me, therefore, to
rn.ll your attention tn th following In
iinsTf to your accusation of slander
end blgo'ry; also to your assertion.
Toft's religion Is purely id own priv
ate rnni'crn, a matter hetween him
nod Ids Maker, a matter for bis own
conscience, I.pt us see about this
Where I B-iv, "P I hetng circulated
end constantly urged as th reason for
rot voting for Tnft that. h Is an Infl
1pI;" and after the word In fl d oi you
choose fo supply the word I'pltarlan
In pnrenthes's. which makes It In ap
position with the word Infidel (mean
ing the .umc thtng.l Tt Is misleading
to the general public and misrepre
senting ivhat I actually wrnt.
About Taft's religion, you ny he
U n I'nttirlan. Quoting from a
pamphlet Issued by ,T. C Capehnrt of
Mnrg-anfown. W. Va., (I hnve murh
proof to support hi assertion). F.dw.
Kvprstt Hal says th Unitarian
church denies thp deity of Jesus
Christ; tho Cttltnrlnn church dtilns
Jmih Chris' was with God In th cre
pfion; denies On1 thp fathr promis
ed htm a the measlah; denies he was
born of thp Virgin Mary; denies hp
n-w not thp ion of Joseph or a, bast
ard; denies ho was vpry (rod of very
Go.l manifest In flash; rlpnlpg he dirt
thp miracles recorded of him; denies
his blood atones for thp sins of the
world; rtpnlpa ho arose from th tomb;
dpnlea hp ascended Into heaven; de
rdPfl hp Is to bp worshiped as Ood
Jointly with thp Father; denies hp In
coming a.gnin to Judge the world; de
nies t'!in Bible Is the word of Ood.
Now, Mr. President, did not thp In
consistency of your characterization of
a. few year aito of Thos. Palno as a
filthy llttlp athPlst," who was then in
Mr. Tart now Is. a Unitarian, hnvi
.much to do -with your position on this
(ubjprt? lift that bp as It may, thir
srp many v.-ho hpllpvp Thos. Palni
madt It posflhlp for a T'nltnrWin to 1
PlpotPd prpsldont of thp Cnltpd Stntos
In t.hls year of our Ior,1. !i0S, and
that ho did morp for rlvll and rpi
ous llliprty thim any mnn of his tltnp.
Look nt th sprclr'f. hp rpudprpd dur
ing thp Ftcvolntlonni'y pprlod, at which
time It. a" hp hlmpplf prprpsspd It,
"trlPd' nin's souls." His "TtlrdU of
MPn" wa.s an ppoch-maklnK prodtic
tlon. known and acknowlodifpd by his
romrf-prs and his compatriots. Now,
plr. It will he claimed your dpfendlng
rr. Taft's right to hold the rpllKloits
bHf of Thos. Pfllnp la wnrMy of thp
jirp.sr.nt pxaltpd state of education and
rlvlllr.nf Ion,
Now. Mr. Presldpnt. beforp procepd
Inor furthpr In answer to your assor
tlons. T ikslrp to '.!! your aitontlon to
a few quotations:
"T believe In onp God and no more.
The world Is my country, find to do
pood Is my religion. The creation we
behold Is thp ever-pxlstlns; God. I
havp always strenuously supported
tho rlfrht of every man to his opinion,
howevpr dlfllrrnt that, opinion nilff'it
be to mine. Fe who denies to another
this rte'nt mnk-'s slave of himself
t" hl present opinion, hecause he pt'P
rludes himself Hip rlRht of chanslni;
It. Tiip most, formidable weapon
nMlnst errors of every kind Is rpason.
1 h.ive never us"d any othpr, and I
trust I never Miatl."
The above arp the utterance of
Thos. Paine, of whom In the "f,lfn of
Uoiiveneur Morris." written by ynnr
S'lf. on pa pro 2Ri), Is the statement that
Tho.i. Tain" nnva "filtlty llltle nthe
Ist." This was written In 1S96, and
In the last edition of the hook printed
In thp chat-Re still rcnifdrm the
samp, which rnrjfp is untrue as the
forosotnK ojiiotatlons clearly prove. Tt
proves further that his religion was
the very same as (tint which Mr. YV.
II. Tuft, the pi'fsldeni-elect, now en
tertains and which mi tiro so strenu
ously defending. To say that a candi
date for r"ie highest nfilce In thp gift
of the iciipli Is prlvllegorl to m.ike
his rellgloufi belief or- disbelief n mut
ter between himself imd his Maker, a
matter for his own conscience and
purely his own private concern, only
appeals to me of little force; It Is evi
dence of moral cowardice, and fol
lowed to Its logical conclusion would
justify every citizen In the land doing
tho same. Public confession of Christ,
would b uselo8p nd the doors of
every church might be closed.
Finally. Mr. President, for Informa
tion T wish to n'U about, the first,
jirln'lpks of our government which
fU'ii'Hiit :-. cntnplcr religion liberty
pnd the rleht o each tn;in to set. as
Mi' P MUf-' ler:e deinle. Why not
hove p.'l' :rni(it for the oornor-.itone In
per reat republic? It's the did time
r'-liplon ft Is n irinltr betiveen a
ruin nod his Maker. fN n matter for
)l-. r:-n i-.-u-lf-i-letii-p, It'p pnrol io
Cl'.'ll llll.ale '"lll""!'n T I'LlthoHe
r!liH '-h lel not -l r . , v rltvlAllv of
Jesus 1 V'i'-: end the I " r t i 1 t r i ;i n jl.iircb
ri'"'. Ne V. fit', t vv.mt to noil; iiii,
j llpl-l' hi-VP (do .n (I.i.Ieo , jliwni.
1 wlii'h do -oii thjnk rfi u t ini.inc
I ,
(Contjnued on fv.icond r.igf.)
STABBED WITH KNIFE
Itnllnn Poy Putts Into Qnnrrel and
Stabs Moloney,
Interfering In the quarrel of two
other boys caused the arrest yesterdiiy
of iMIchael Fernlno, an Ifnll;in In d of
iBlxteen of Adeline street. An Adeline
I street vonlh niimed .h'htl Mnlerey,
thirteen years of age, got Into a ii,nr
rel wltlj a milkman's boy who lived nt
67 Adeline, slt-pot where Kernlno also
lives. Mulonry followed the boy to 7
where he was met. by the Italian lad
who told hi in to let tha other fellow
alone and mind his own business. Hot
words followed and as a result the
Italian lad lost, his temper and drew a
ptieketknlfe with which he Inflicted a
slight wound on Malonry, The Fendno
lnd was arrested on n charge of breach
of the peace. The wound Is not seri
ous, i
MISS CLEMEN? HURT
Pnugliter of Mark Ttvnln Thrown from
Sleigh.
Tteddlng. Dec. 20. While nut sleigh
ing here to-da.y, the horse beeaine
frlgtitenPd and the idPlgh In which Miss
Clara Clemens, daughter of Pnmuel
Clemens (Mark Twain i and Osslp Onh
rllovltih, the rtiisslan pianist, were
rldliif, was overturned. Miss fieniem
was thrown under the sleigh, escaping
with a. severe shaking up and ilie re.
sultant nervous shoeU. Mr. Gisrlio
vateh, ndm .lumped as the sleigh over
turned, prnbhed th horse's hnd. pre
vent tin a runaway, and sustained a
sprained ankle.
FINDMORBREBATING
Commerce Commission Brands
Allowance for Cartage in
Sugar Case.
ENDS LONG CONTROVERSY
InvestlKntlon Begun on Own Initiation,
Contrnry (o T'swil Pro.
(edurp.
Washington, pec. ;e. In a decision
made public today the Interstate com
merce: commission declares that al
lowances for the transfer of sugar from
refineries to the train ara essentially
rebates and Invlolatlon of the law.
The Important determination was
reached by the commission only sev
pral months of consideration of the
matter of the allowances for the trntia
fer of sugar and, so far as the com
mission Is concerned brings to an tnd
a controversy which has long cN'.
between the reflti'Tles In New York
and those In Philadelphia. Tim Investi
gation of the subject was begun by Hie
commission on its own Initiative. No
complaint was filed, but what was re
garded n.s the injustice ami Illegality of
the allowances for transfer or cartage
was called to the attention of the com
mission with a view to eliminating
them. In Its decision the commission
lays down four general conclusions as
follows:
1 The commission has Jurisdiction to
make an order In "any Inquiry on Its
own motion In the same manner and
to the same effect as though com
plaint has been made."
2 It Is not a part of the carriers
duty to hear tho expense of transfer of
goods from the shipper to the carrier.
For curriers to undertake t'i compen
sate shippers for performing services
which the shippers are legally bound
to do for themselves Is for the carriers
to violate the act,
3 The publication of gross and ne'
rates would needlessly add to the com.
plexlty of tariffs. Wherever It Is pos
sible for carriers to file a net rate as
such, it Is there' duty so to do.
The allowances here considered are
rebates, and violate the law. No order
Is Issued, but the carriers are expect,
ed to conform to the law without d
lay." f
PRIEST DROWNS AT SEA
Father Kelly, of Newark, Was fiolng
Back to Ireland for Christmas.
Quernstown, lec. 20. When th
stea.mpr Arabic arrived here to-day
from New York thn ofllcers reported
that one of the passengers, who regis
tered under the name of Karher Kel
ler, of Pntorson, X. j., was drowned
during the voyage. He fell overboard
at 3 o'clock Thursday ..morning, hut
whether by accident or depn Is not
known.
Paterson. N. ,T pec. 20. The flev.
James A. Kelly was pnstnr of HI. Ag
nes' Roman Cntholln church jn this
city. A week ago he announced ins
decision of making a, trip to Ireland
; to spend Christmas with his sister and
j brother In Cnuuly Hllgo, where oe
was horn, and look passage for
: (Jueenstnwn on the Arabic, ftls friends
j here are convinced that his death
I must have been accidental.
! theTospitalTist
i .... ,
! Tliomna Boj Mill Miiffers- pr. Toft
Bpcovcriog.
Although more than two wpeks
have passed since his Injury and his
death has been expert. -d dally for the
past week little Xatban Thomas still
retains his hold on life at the New Ha
veil lioHpllal, He Is not Improved finv
' and the doctors s'lll hold out no hopes
for htm although his line vitality
' holds him well, He In in n. very low
! condition,
Pr. Bohe.rt Taft Is rt 1 1 In the bos
pltnl and getting along as well ns ran
he ppeelert Its the , , port He niny
' have the institot'on in n few das h
was said I o i ;ight.
('.in met Kijnn. Hie Fair fla ven hoy
N-bo eoarcerl under a tvoll'-'V at" Patur
da'', has n f'-aetnre of Ihe skull but.
hlia condition Is such that It was
j thousht lust night, he would recover.
ROGERS WANTS A
SMALLER NAVY
Head of Yale Law School Tells
Methodists Great Appropria
tions for Ships Should
Not Be Granted.
PEACE PROGRESS IMPEDED
Had Ministers Talf n nn Antl-Wiir
Wand, Contest With Spain Would
Frnhnhly Neycr Have
Been Fought.
The first "peace day" was celebrated
yesterday In many churches of the
country, as the result of the recent
conference of tha different denomina
tion of churches hold In Philadelphia.
Penn Henry Wnde Roger of the Yale
school who was one of thn dele
gates to that, convention spoke In the
First Methodist diureli pulpit yester
day morning and delivered the aridieg
he made at Philadelphia on "Interna
tional I'facp."
In the course of his address he at
tacked the Increasing of armaments by
the different nations, and especially by
the I'niled States, and of the need of
compulsory arbitration of the differ
ences hrtween nations, a the courts
deeldo for Individuals when they dls
agree Nations, he said, should Ivi cop
sldeted as Individuals and there should
he an International court.
He spoke of The Hague conference
and of the progress made nt them for
universal peace. In the last ope. p
said, Ci"! many and Austria were the
only nations which opposed compulsory
arbitration In certain matters, and on
account of this opposition no iieilon
could le taken.
Rut while this progress toward peare
has Ixpii made, he said, the d'.Trr, nt
nation are nevertheless constantly In
creasing their armaments at a great
cost so that they will he ready for war
should It break out. There l.s no need
for this and It retards the prognss
toward peace.
The Pnlted States I especially- with
nut reason to Increase the slr.e of the
navy, both from the cost of the ship
and the the armament of the snips,
and for tho fact that no nation will
dare attack us. No nation has ever
declared war on the I'rlted States, nd
since the period prpend'ng the wr of
IT-' no nation has presumed to
trouble u.
The church In Kurope has aluay
found excuse for war and sometimes
has defended It. The chur h In he
I'nlted Mates tins aculcp,-cd la war.
Instead the church In this country
should have worked for peace. Public
sentiment rules the country and the
members of the national leglslatn-e are
always swayed by public opinion. From
the pulpits the preachers of the conn
try should have taught the doctrine of
peace and the settlement of Interna
tional differences )y arbitration.
There was no need for the Spanish
war. Had tho preachers exerted t'eer
Influence for peace the matter could
have been otherwise settled, Spain was
rendy to arbitrate all the matters In
question and the difficulties could have
hen, settled ulthout bloodshed Put
the preachers did not bestir themselves
and the useless war followed.
To show what, power the preachers
have let me clip an Instance. One hun
dred ministers In New York city of va
rious denominations, and a similar
number In Roston sent petitions to (he
congressional committee asking that,
the front appropriation for Increasing
Ihe armament be not granted, and thn
appropriallons asked for were not
granted, as those iho favored, them
wished.
The doctrine of universal peace
should he preached from the pulpits
throughout the land, the great navies
given up, and the other nations would
then have an example that I believe
they would follow,
ANOTHERSUNDAY BURGLARY
i
! Ilnnic of .lolm Slrcckcr In (ioffp Street
Filtered and One Hundred Pol
Inrit in I,oo( Taken.
Another Sunday evening burglar
pa'd a visit early last night to the
home of John Ptrecker at "6 Goffc.
street, and left thereabout JlflO richer
than when he entered. There was
no one in t.h- house at the time the
entrance was made and it. was not
until some time later lhat the family
on returning home discovered the !of.s
and reported It to the police. A dia
mond pin, three gold rings, a gold
watch and Jilfl In cash comprised the
) loot, Entrance is thought, to have
1 been gained through a rear window
I which happened to havp been left un
fastened, There were no signs evl
! den, however, of how the entrance
! was made and no marks about the
I window to show that It had been rals
j ed.
I Although no trace was secured last
j night of the burglar It Is believed by
th" police that the act was committed
j by a colored man who Is reported In
! have been seen loafing about the vl
: rlnlty In the early part of the eyen
' Ing.
HANNAHAN RETIRES
(antvl Master of idienmnttvp Firemen
I'likcs a dob With 8(iouU,
New V 'I'll, I'ee. 50. Announcement
was 'end',' hove today that John J.
Iffinna I'm ii. grand master of the Broth
erhood of !,ooomotlce Firernen and Fn
ginenrs, woiOd on January 1, next,
: sever Ids ol,lfl connection with the
'orgs e i ?,a ' Ion to lake lite vice. presi
de. ,,v f the American Aulomat'c
Sloi'ker company, with ottlces in r;h
Ic.'lgo p V. PoSS With otlh-es In Vew
j York, Is president of Ihe company, in
j which Flvin Hawley and Theodore P.
Ishontji of New York are Interested.
NEWS SUMMARY.
''hle.in Assad Tuft's Religion 1
t.'en oihir Aspirants Flunk Kxanis... 1
New Form of Rebating- Branded.,.. 1
Preslm-pi's Messnge to Jews 1
lwooomnthe firemen' Head Retires. 1
I'rliRt l.okt Overboard nt Sen 1
Foreigner In Hanger nt i'anton.,.. 1
NVmndcd Hmker I.lkely to Live 1
Cardinal I.ecot hies In France 1
Longboat Turns to Religion t
Financial News and Quotations li
STATU',.
Murderer St Hanged 1
M Iss 'lemena Hurt , . , , 1
(TpV.
Police Make Two More Raids 1
Ilea a Roger for Smaller Navy 1
Stabbed With pen Knife 1
Rurglnrs A(ialn In Town 1
Christmas nt Calvary 9
To Prop Twenty t,aw School Men.... 3
PhIIhh Family Routed 1
The Town Observer 7
SPOUTS l-nire .
Dnwd to Manage New Redfords.
New- Hi-it ii tn Tfiim Rids Knrewell.
Rrocktoii llei-p To-night.
Johnson and Hums Ready for Hard fit.
Fnstern leaguer off to Rronklyn.
, ue lew or l aje insonnii M-aeunie.
Siandlng of (he Rowlers.
I General Sporting News.
PRESIDENT TO JEWS
Roosevelt Tells Settlement Chil
dren to Be Proud of Ra.
cial Heroes.
RABBI PRAISES CHRISTIAN
Pr. Wise Sn Jacob Bits FTemdlflc
High Possibilities of Chrl.
tlan Thing.
New York, pec 20. The work be
ing done in Me Jacob Rils settlement,
on the enst side was warmly com
mended to night by the Rev. Pr
Stephen S. Wise, rabbi of the Free
synagogue, who In an address deliver
ed nt n Maccabeart festival for the
Jewish boys and girls o' the settle
ment n the Roosevelt gymnasium,
supplemented his warm personal com
mendation of Mr Rils hy reading n
letter to the settbment children from
Frost lent Roosevelt. The president
letter, which was addressed to Pr.
Wise, was a.s follows:
"May 1, thru you, pxtpnd by hearty
good will to the little Jewish boys
and girls, who, on Sunday evening,
nre to meet at the Rlls settlement. 1
wish that I could he present, In view
of thn fct that It Is to take the form
of a. Macrnbean festival; for. as you
know, the fine loyalty and gallant
achievements of the Maccaheeg hnvn
nlway made them favorite heroes of
mini, p Is a good thing that Jewish
hoys anil girls should keep their pride
In and admiration for their own he
roes of enrh day; and such pride and
admiration. Instead of hindering
them, will help them to the friend
liest and most brotherly relations
wltn all their fellow-Americans.
"Sincerely yours,
"THFOIXIRP; ROOPRVFPT "
"Mr. Rils." said Pr. Wise, ' has been
so true nnd loyal a Christian that he
lias exemplified In his fine life and
high service the possibilities of f'hrls
tlon living; nnd he l.s brotherly enough
to want those of us who are Jews to
live up to the finest thing In the re.
liglon and history of Israel."
LONGBOAT TO WED
nnnner Become a Chrlstlnn Indian
To-day Just for That.
Toronto, Ont., pec. 20.. Tom lmg
boat, the Indian long distance runner
w in defiHteii Porandn In the Mar-
j athon race at New York, will be re
. celvp.l Into the Angellcan church here
j to-morrow. He is now what Is known
las a pagan Indian, His marriage to
Miss Marncle of th Mohawk Indian
j reserve Is o take place on the plat
form of Massey hall on Monday, Pe
i comber 2S, at the close of a benefit
performance. Longboat I C-Wa-(e,
meaning "Kverythlng." nnd that of
his Intended bride Is Ka-Hon-Po-Son,
meaning "The ader."
ITALIAN FAMILY ROUTED
Firr Pocs I00 Pnninse In Fair Haven
Tenement.
' Fire, believed to have been caused by
i ho ,-oals dropping from a stove onto
the floor of the house, caused dam
age of $100 In the second floor of the
hon.se nt 82 Haven street nhout 11
' o'clock last night. The second floor
was occupied by an Italian family and
ins the fatuity was In bed nt the time
ithe members hnd some narrow es
capes but were all taken out In safety
by the firemen without any burns, The
! house s owned by Catherine Pal..'. IA
!bel alarm from box S3 call-d out three
j fire companies who soon had the Mm
! under control.
WOUNDED BROKER BETTER
Chance Favor Bccovcry of Man Shot
hy Tncnt.or,
Few York, Pee. 20. . Titer was
inarkd Improvement to rtaj In the eon
dltlon of Harry R Puydnm. the curb
broker, who wns shot and seriously
w-oond'd jesterdny In his office en
Rrosid sti-'et hy John C. taimsd'n, sn
Inventor, nfter n dispute over money
matters. At the hospital, where Suy
dam ws taken, It was said tn night
that neither of the two bullets from
l.iimsden's revolver, whh-h entered his
body Is thought to hjn Inflicted fatal
iniurip His chances, of recovery are
eonsldel pd eyeelleiit I.ljmSMen, pre
senllng a dishevelled a piiea rnnrp. was
arraigned in court 'rind committed to the
tombs without ball to await examin
ation to morrow He appeared to takj
little Interest In the proceedings.
WIFE MURDERER
ZET IS HANGED
Rockville Farmer, Who Also
Killed His Granddaughter,
Pays Penalty for Hor
rible Crime.
WAS A MODEL PRISONER
Claimed lie Wns Out of Ills Mind
When Murders Were Committed
Nervous ns He Is I.cd
from Ills Cell.
Wethersfleld, Per. 21. John 7,et,
who murdered his wife and grand
daughter In Rockville on August ,
was hanged In the state prison her
shortly afPr 12 o'clock this morning.
Zet wns led from the death cell at
12:03 by Guards Samuel Roynton and
Fred K. t.lnoott onto the trap under
the gallows where the noose was ad
Justed by peputy Warden Rnsden, as
sisted by Guards Kans and Ayers. The,
trap was sprung at 12:0a hy Warden
Albert Garv.in and Zet was pronoune.
ed dead at 12:14 by Pr. Fox, the pris
on physician.
7,et, during his confinement, has
been a model prisoner and has con
tended that he was out of his mind
at the time of the rnurder and did not
know what lie had done until It was
over. Tie was extreipply nervous
when led from hi cell and had been
In that condition most of the day. lie
will he burled In the prison yard to
morrow, The crime for which Zet paid the
life pennlty was the killing of bis
wife and five-years' old granddaughter
on August 4th last, at their home in
Rockville. He heat his wife's head
Into pulp with a hammer, and then
not only crushed the skull of his
granddaughter, Viola Klotzer, with
th weapon, hut rut her throat ns
well. Mrs. 7M lived until the day
following the crime, hut the child was
Instantly killed.
The 7,ef family consisted of the
husband, and Mrs. 7,et, R7 years old,
two sons. John nnd Andrew, nnd the
grandchild Vlnln and her mother. Mrs.
Albert Klof.er. All of the family
were away from home at the time of
thn crime with th exception of Zet
and Ids two victim.
The story of the crime s hroug-lit
out lit the trial ws to th effect that
th Zet farm wns owned hy Mrs. 7.et,
nd (ht Zet, who formerly worked In
the conl mines, had asked his wife
for money to enable him to gn hack
He lo afrnld that the family
would turn him enl of door, and run
the firm without his help. On th
mnrnlrtR of August 4, he went Into his
wlfn's bedroom, where she and Viola
Kloter were In bed, and asked Mrs.
(Continued on Seventh Page.)
MAJOR SMITH IS DEAD
Founder and Long President of Amrr
Icnn Press Association.
New York. Icc, 20. Major Orlando
Jay Smith, president and general man
ager of the American Press associa
tion since. 1 ft R 2. (lied nt his home in
Pobbs Ferry to-night. Major Smith
had been ill since September when
he was operated upon for cancer of
the stomach, but throughout his ill
ness he retained Ills interest in daily
e nts.
Major Orlando Jy Smith, founder
and proprietor until his death of the
American Press association, was a
prominent figure in American journal
ism for forty years. As head of the
largest newspaper syndicate In the
I'nlted States he held relations with
publishers throughout the country.
Few men were better known In the
newspaper world.
After active service In the Civil war
In which he rose from tho rank of
private to major, and brief experi
ence In cotton planting In Mississippi
he became n editor.
FORTY-TWO TAKEN IN RAID
Churchgoers Sec Prominent Men
Nnhhcd at Cocking Mnln.
Imw-fll, Mass., Pec, 20. -In a sensa
tional raid on a encklna main at
skating rink In Pracut to-dny, forty
two men were ntrested. eight or ten
more escaping In n dash through a
window. The arrests were mad by
eleven nlneers. Including district po
lice, deputy sheriffs, th agent of the
I.owi.ll Human society, nnd the teerp
tary of the I.,uw and Order lengue of
this city.
Th chnrchps were just closing their
nininlng service and thousands of peo
ple were on the streets when n, special
electric car containing the officers and
j primmer arrived here. Many of the
nppenarnc In custody created a sensa
tion. FOREIGNERS IN DANGER
British Shlp-of-Wor (iocs lo Protpof
Canton Residents.
Hong Kong,, Pec. 20. - It I feared
that the anti-foreign movement at.
ennton, originally caused by the death
of a coolie of the steamer Fa'shnn who
was alle.ged to have been brutallv
kleked hy A Portuguese watchman on
the yesse will culminate tn outbreak
against all foreigners po serious Is
the situation regarded that the British
torpedo boat destroyer Hart has been
Kent to (-anion ,
The Rrltlsh s'eamers Moorhen and
Canton, two of the ships which are be
Ing boycotted, have been recalled from
Wnehow, All Chinese vessels and their
passengers nre being closely ecnjtlnli
ed upon their arrival hy nnvnl officers
The nntiv papers continue to foment
the agitation against foreigners.
WILBUR WRIGHT.
FLUNK CONSUL TEST
Government Exam Too Stiff for
Majority of Foreign Service
Aspirants.
32 OUT OF 82 ARE PASSED
Plsonurajrlne Lack of Suitable Mnte
rial I'ndcr Civil Service
Method.
Washington, pee. 20. Th hoard of
examiner has certified to the secretary
of state a list of successful candidates,
which was made public to-dny, who
re eligible to appointment In the con
sular service, having passed the ex
aminations prescribed before the board.
Of the npventy-one candidates who
were designated for the examination
last July, forty-five presented them
selves and only nineteen passed th
examination. In the November ex
amination flfty-elght candidates were
designated and of these thirty-seven
were examined, out of which only
twenty-three were successful.
Commenting upon the November t
amlnntlon, the board reports:
"Tht examination has again shown
discouraging lack of suitable mate
rial for appointment to the student
interpreter corps, nnd In a less degree,
the lack of good candidates for the
consular assistant corps. In the ens
of both these branches of the service
It septus Impossible to obtain the men
absolutely requited without drawing
upon state already over-represented In
the service.
"It Is much tn be hoped that hereaf
ter there will be a greater number of
uallfled applicants to entertain th
very Important corps of students In
terpreter and consular assistants,
(rom nhlrh. upon proof of ability, pro
riiotlon to the higher grades of the ser
vices logically follows."
Among those successful for the post
of consul were I.eo J. Frankenthal,
'Massachusetts; Paul H. Cram, Maine,
and Alger K. Cnrlton, Vermont.
For student Interpretershlps nnd con
sular assistants the following were
among the successful: Renjamln G.
Sinclair, Vermont; Hugh H. Watson,
Vermont, and I'lysse J. Rywater,
Massachusetts.
CARDINAL LEC0T DEAD
Wa Leader of Conciliation Party In
French Churoh-Sinio War.
Chambery, France, Pec. 20, Cardi
nal Victor Puclan Hulplce , I.ecnt,
archbishop of Rordeaux, died at a ho
tel here to-dny from hemorrhage of
the brain, while returning from a visit
to Rome. He was eventy-.ven year
old. Cardinal Perot was tiie leader
of the movement nmong a group of
French ecclesiastics to find a ba.sls of
settlement In the difference which has
arisen between the government and
the church. He was the exponent of
liberalism In the college of cardinals,
and went to Rome to submit to the
pope a plan for the amelioration of
thn material condition of the French
clergy.
Cardinal Pccot was one of the most
prominent figures In, the crisis attend
ing the uiiestlnn of the separation of
church and state In France. While
the opponents of the principle of sep
aration Included the late. Cardinal
Richard, archbishop of Paris, Cardin
al Peraud and Cardinal Coullle, the
party of conciliation, was led by Car
dinal Pecot,
HONOR FOR DEAD HERO
Spanish War Vctcrmm Save Private
from Poller's Field,
Boston. Pee. 2V - Private William
Hanrnhsn, survivor of the battleship
Maine, a hero of Ihe EtONer war In Chi
in. nnd a Spanish war veteran, who
died at Newark, N J., Pecember 11,
was burled to day with military honors
In Mount Hope cenietery hy the Spanish
War Veterans' association. Regular
Umv ft present a 1 1 vs were present, as
nei as nianv members of th Veterans'
assncln (Inn.
Hanrahan was a. native of Roxhurv
tYhHij he died no relatives could he
found, nnd the hod, was about to he
sent to Potter's Field In N'ew Jersey,
when i lie Spanish War Veterans of
Pos'.on came forward and claimed the
remain.
American Inientor Who Hn Cap
tured Franc hy His Wonderful
Aeroplane Flight.
I
I
POLICE CONDUCT
TWO MORE RAIDS
Seventeen Captured in Italian
Gambling1 House in Wallace
Street at 1:30 A. M.
Sunday.
THREE FOUND IN A SALOON
Place of Pnnlel Mcfirnth at Stata
and Bishop Street Visited
and Bolng In C'pllur
Reported.
Two raids made yesterday hy the lo
cal police, both of which occurred In
the section of the city covered by th.
Grand avenue precinct give added evi
dence of the determination of the pnllre
to enforce the laws under which the
community U living up to the fullest
extent of thir vower. Coming after the
raids of last week and the arrest of
i. number of saloonkeepers for various
kinds of vioU'lon of the liquor law th
raids yesterday show that not. only the
center of the city Is being carefully
covered but that the outside districts
nre also under close watch. One of
th raids yesterday was of a gaming
house and In It seventeen men were
captured while th other raid wag of a
aloon located right on State street,
where three men wer found drinking
In a cellar.
Sergeant Williams led the raid on the
gamhllng place which was in the house
of Snlvator Pellegrlno located at 1S3
Wallace, street. With him were Patrol
men Pignn, Stevens, John Moore 2d,
Fagnn, McAlltn nnd McKiernan. Com
plaints had been received from tlm'e t9
time that there was gambling going on
In this house nnd about 1:30 yesterday
morning the police visited It. Sergeant
Vll'lnms went to the door and the mo
ment It was opened he followed the
man who opened right Into a room
where were the seventeen men ar
rested. There was a great, deal of con.
fusion and an attempt at escape when
the police were seen and It Is rumored
that one man did succeed In making
his escape. However the seventeen,
who were almost entirely Italians were
all taken In charged" with gaming with
th exception of Salvatore Pellegrlno
I himself who Is charged with keeping a
jgamlng house.
tt was in the'early evening yesterday
'that the other raid was made. Tho
j place was the saloon of Pantel Mc
Grsth at the corner of State and Rlsh-
op streets. Sergeant Connolly with
Patrolmen Smith, Pooley, MrNnmara
nnd Nettleton took part In this raid.
They found business going on in the
cellar of the saloon and found therein
three men whose names were given
a Mr. Hes'sler, Mr. Carroll and Mr.
Clark. The proprietor was arrested on
the charge of violation of the liquor
law.
A second visit to the pabst cafe con
ducted by Arthur Herman in Chapel
street was made on a warrant Issued
hy City Attorney Hoyt Saturday night
and Mr. Herman wns again arrested
this time because he was conducting a
moving picture show in his cafe which
Is contrary to the ordinances of the
city, peskln and Prior made the re
port on which the warrant was issued.,
There wns a rumor about the city
yesterday of the presence around th
city of a woman dpfpctlvp mn!oyd It
I said to assist the state police In
gaining evidence against certain places
In the town. , Whether such wns the
case or not Is not definitely known but
It Is believed that she wns concerned
In looking into places where girls con
gregate. CITV WW.l, TO-NlfiHT.
7:!t0 p. m. Building and bulldln
lines committee. Meeting postponed
from last night.
8 p. m. Speclfll meeting of the board
of aldermen ordered nt Inst session.
WEATHER RECORD
TVashlno-tnn. Pec. 20. Forecast
Monday and Tuesday:--
For Knstern New York nnd New F,ng
land: partly cloudy Monday and Tues
dnv. with probably rain or snow In
north portions, moderate temperature,
fresh to strong south winds Monday.
Observations nt United States weath
er bureau stations, taken nt S p. m. yes-
for
Wind.
Dir. Vel. Tre. Weafh.
SW 4 00 Pt.C'Id
NW 10 Clear
NW 22 no Clear
W 12 00 Clear
SW 20 T. Cloudy
SW 22 00 Clear
SW 00 Cle.Ri-
s 10 no cloudy
S S no Clear
SW 22 00 Clear
HW 3 T. Clear
NIC 4 00 Clear
E S no Cloudy
8 4 00 Clear
NE 1 01 Rain..
W to 00 . Clear
S 01 Clear
NW 8 00 Hear
SW 12 oo Clear
W 0 no clear
w n T. Clear
SW S 00 Clear
w 14 no Cloudy
F, 4 ni Clear
Tern.
. n
Albany., .
Atlanta. .
Bismarck.
2S
Roston 84
Ruff.xlo.
Chicago
Cincinnati.. .
Cleveland . . .
I leaver
Petro It
Hartford
Hatters. . . .
Jacksonville.
Nantucket. . .
N. Orleans.. ,
New York . . .
n
34
40
St
2 4
30
30
4H
M
3H
60
an
Norfolk.
44
Omaha 3d NW
Pittsburg 34 SW
Portland. M . 30 W
Providence. . . 32 YY
St. Louts 42 SW
St Paul 32 YV"
Washington. . 30 F,
Lncl WEATHER REPORT,
New Haven, Pee. 20, l!n3.
A.M. P.M.
30 34
SW 8W
13 5
0 0
Clear Cloudy
;o
40
20
?
Tniprnture
Wind velocity
Precipitation
Weather
Minimum temperature.
Maximum temperature.
Minimum last year . . . ,
If . . mil IV. l-t w,ur
il H I I ' o , 1 ,
h. M. J ARR, Jjoeni forecaster,
P. S. Weather Bureau,
mim vrrnsr, almanac.
Sun Rises
Sun Sets
High Water , . .
7:14
4 21
8:54

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