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WIRELESS TELEGRAPH Oarpathia, Which Saved Mai U"i ta, Had Limited Scope??Oui fit Was Medium or Short Dis , tance?Witness Never Heard of "Mount Temple." WASH!NOTO>, I?. C Swinl. Gugltelnto Mare?>ni. lu.. ?r?>at WaTeless system tluu I la name, denied before the ?Sen ?&e invest patins: committee tha fce had hi any way interfere with i>r suppr? -.-yl (!??- news fnni th*? Tttaiii?- disaster, cither fron the wrcek' scene <>r the re**cuc shi| Carpathia. A nioim-iii lat?-r Chairman W ?I llain Ahlen Smiili confronted aMr conl with four ini-ssati> picked ii| by ?the battleship Florida. li which CTii?-f engineer Sammi*. o the Ma?Mni office, ?lircetcul th operators on the Carpal hi? V keep thi-lr mouths shut. This -sensational ih-iKiuriiien brought th?- apectaSora to Instan attention. In the n?te?f*age Samml told tin* iiK-n to report IO >lnr? ?m himself u|M?n arrival, ami mid i ??a tin.? chief was eogadanni <>f the aafc of their information to one Ol more aenspapers, including lb? New York Time-. In spit?- of tin- fact thai Iht fourth of the mrwgcM read wa.? signed "Marcont,*1 he ^a1?! thai hi kiu'w ahsnltttel) nothing aboafl any of them. WASHINGTON. i>. C? Special Th?- . . tu?. ? ..iilin.Uoe UT th?- Titai met at 1": o'clock Thursday morn ins. *'.th (_ii lielmo Marconi as the rat wi? head ol ?'? less com pan v arrh "Thursday. He chanced to be In W? IntSton. Air./Alar? .?in, win? is chief t-nKiiu as Well as ?-liairman ?>f the Mar?? "Wir?1 i'phone t'ompany <>t I.? <d<>h. told the committee that as su at ti officer in- is consulted regard! th?- details of equipment ?>n bof nhips. though, he said. Godfrey Isaacs ; ' ' r-'l manager <>f that ??<> pany, attended t?> a large part thes<- matters. ?Marconi said that he was ander ?exclusive contract with th?- Brit Government, through tin- head <>f i postal servie? ol th? empire, He ; Vised them in matters relating telegraphy and has undertaken i responsibility i'?>r the designa Cor i loni: distance statloi Mr. Marconi gave detalla regard! his contrait with the Britten Govei m??nt under its postal system f??r i use of his Wireless apparatus and vent ions. Wlti Id that his company i established win Johns. Cape Race and Cape Ray, F., equipped with long ?lista: wirch-ss capable ?>f carrying 500 600 mil?-s bj day and 1,004 by niu Bator Smith ;?sk?-?i him conce ing the wir? i. m oQulpmont o? th?. ? eral ships. of th?- Prankfurt, the stean -whi?-h r.ri-!. . the Titanic*! i answered the '*C. ?Q." and then failed to respond, M coni said he ?li?l n??t know ; ?equipment, but believed it t.. ?quipped wiih good Instruments. i?- Germans are ? art, about wireless," was Marconi's rej Be said the Titanic should hi -been able t?> <1<> r. ? ? ? ? mil?-s by ?lay a * 1,000 by night, bul thai the Car] thla had a smaller radius. Never Heard ?if VeaeeL He Miiii th? Callfornlan had n dium radius ?Marconi told Senator Smith thai ha?l heard of the Mount Temple, i Canadian Pacific liner reported fr> Canadian porta t<> have been m enough t?> th? Titanic f??r some ers i" tee th< last plui ?Of the gfant liner. "I think she carried a medium short distance outfit." he added. "? could pr? bably commun!? Balles by daj and BOO or Bight" Petare or Wireless Marconi said the long? si dista i he had < \ ?-r known a wir?! eagre t<? l?<- transmitted was ir??m point in Ireland t.? Buenos Ayi Witness was at the receiving end. aaid the telegraphic signala v led in. perhaps, one-twentieth ol aecond. Senator Smith Marc concerning his early work . England and New York. He li asked : "What do you ultimately exj ?With wireless?" "I expect that wireless will be Of the prineipal means or method] communication between various p? of the world. I am not quite cert at present that it will be used communication between places a si distance apart, but between, say, r York and .England, or New York San Francisco, I believe it will i mately be the only means of com? nication." "Have you any Idea that this i tem will be substituted for telegn in the operation of railways?" "It may be, but I am not certa Witness said the Carpathia. C fornian and Mount Temple had c one operator. It was possible, th? fore, that calls might have been s jbu* not received. Marconi said he was in New Y at the time the Titanic, sank, but V.v celved no word directly until ab v\ 7:45 Monday evening. At that ti , \^ he said. Manager Bottomly, of the I? York office of the Marconi compa advised him that the Titanic sank w great loss of life. 11?- said he did communicate this to the White ? Line. Marconi told of going a ho the Carpathia and meeting < ?pera Bride, of the Titanic. Later 1 ?pera Cottam, of the Carpathia, who 1 gone ashor?-, called him on the 'phi and ask.-.l if he might give a st ?to the press. \- to Selling Storie*. "I should explain." said the v ?ess, "that there is a rule that op ntors mast send messages in the der in which they are received, I they shall not send stories of th own. To do so is an offense In Ei land and Germany. In this insta) I think it would be well If I 1 aent some story of the disaster. C tarn asked me if he might tell story to the Journalist, as he was be paid for it. and 1 told him 'Y that it would be all right.' " Chairman Smith read to Marc four aerograms, Intercepted l?y United States sUamship Flori Thursday night, sent to the wire! men?Cottam, of the Carpathia, ; ie, of the Titanic--urging th to k'-ep their mouths shut, hold il stories and meet Marconi at Strand Hotel. "Have arranged for an exclu? etory In four ligures," was part ono of i s. One of th aerogram.-- was signed J. M. the name of the chi? f operator of American company. They were tra rr.lt ted to the Navy Department the con.i ?.f the i-'l Ida, which was at the Brooklyn na yard. Q. What ? ;in you say about that A. i know anything about i ssages. They are not I would use hac pass? ?I on them. T told Mr. Samn ^^P?ny secretary, that as an officer the Uritifth company I would not p vent these operators from mak: ?anything which they reasonably coi > Blake by selling their story. I v smsious. If possible, that they ahoi make some small amount of mor ?out of the Information they had. Q. Was that a custom or praetk A It was^no^'aaSjt it Is done ?vlal >> It was done in i 1 ? Y -y casan of a former ?reek. ' 'p.-rat Binas, of the Republic. ? tu MM -lit to tl mltted to sell r ?.?. Do you wish the ?.?' understand thai n-t approve ??! tha \ I ? With th ompe m th.- h mean tli m opera t??r the rlghl t<> preva th? public ?r.?m know ing of ' lamity exc? pi through the exclus! appro] o1 th? facts by th.- . erator who Is cognisant <>r them ' \-(>t .>< all i gave no instruct!? in regard t?> withholding inform?t; ami I gave no advice or instruction regard t.- any exclusive story t?. ai hod v. The only thing I did author that if Cottam was offered p; menl lory <>f the disaster, h?> v perm ' " s tks Knglish CO oncerned. to tak?- t mom it' the mouth of this opera to be closed so that the ?lets of (hat catastrophe could not print.-?!, might not the English <;< ernment and people he deprived the knowledge which was In the p> these operators >.,i aasnnis that i wished th? men to withhold information. 1 < not. 1><> you know that the Preshh or the I'nite?! States tried to get formation through the ?'hester? A. 1 heard of that through a pap and asked Bride what h? knew ah? t. H. stated the Chester did ask I -, list of the passengers and survlvi and that he told the fluster that tl ist had already ho?-n s?-nt an?l : knowledged by a shore station, i u derstsnd h?- gave th. Chester s??i additional naines. 1 asked him a ?lirm the inquiry made. Makes a Denial. ^~ Marconi denied absolutely that he had authorised the sale Ol any ? ed elusive stories hy the two ?. ? ,q_ whom he stoutly defend??!. "Af th? arrival of the Carpathia," he si I talked with Sammis. who said, reference to the message Intercept? You know 1 didn't authorize tl message,' What I nit-ant and int?r .?I to say when 1 said operators cm take something for a story of the d asters was that newspapers and \ porters would be so Interested what they had to say and in the selves personally, and especially far as r.rhle. who acted gallantly. Concerned, that they would l?e w: Ing to pay for a story that the <t> I tors would give them. ? i did not expect the operator! TV?- it exclusively nor put it up the highest i?i?id?-r <?r to sell to a special news agency ?>r paper." H. sdded that he did nol kn< what Cottam received for his st< but had beard thai Bride got $3 from the N? \\ York Times. He sai?i that he did not km whether any officer of the Americ Marconl company is Interested this newspaper, but was sure no co pany director was Interested. ? ?>. The information that Cottam i i was gotten from the opera! of the Titanic, and that Inform?t! sold to the New York Tim? s up arrival for 1600? A. Absolut? ly no. Bride wsa an ; oiatant operator on the Titanic and assist, d th? ??p. rator on the Carpath ii<. compelled to wlthh< anything concerning his experien? on the Titanic or the Carpathia. W regard to Cottam, I did not at and gave him no Instruction! what li<- should or should not d?>. ntltled to tell his story. I \\ particularly an\i??us that the pub should have the details of the dis; ter as quickly and as accurately de. "i should also state thai the m? by Sammis. mentioning four t was sent win.i tli?- Carpathia ?* coming into New York and not wh she was far out at sea." itor Smith: "1 thank you 1 your full and frank statement. 1 \\ not trying to impute to you any cr ieism." In answer to ?postions hy E Newlanda, Marconi sai?! that only t fragments of a story could have h? by tii?- operators if they bad h an opportunity t?> s.-n?i one. The a he believed Bride, Phlll and Cottam had sufficient exj i<? n.ake them thoroughly compet? tors, and added the .Man? company did all it could to g< t t : Marconi, before having the stsj i whether h<- could get cop rama received and st from the Carpathia. "We tried t.? gel them." b< "but tli<- Carpathian captain would i i hem up. They are now on th way t.? the Mediterranean." C?. l'an you ask the Carpathia*! < erator i??r tl?. wirel Man?.ni said: "I'll try, but the: soon be in the hands o? the Krit government.'' Senator Fletcher asked Marconi number of questions concerning : future regulation of wireless so tl the different stations would not c? tli? t. The witness suggested that Government license wireless statii and give them an individual length Marconi spoke in the highest ter of the demeanor of Bride, the Jur operator <?f the Titanic, and indica that some special recognition will made for both Cottam and Bride. Harold T. Cottam, wireless ope tor of the Carpathia, twenty-one ye old, was next called. It was 11 o'clock. New York time, when he the first message from the Titai He had the receiver to his ear aw; ing confirmation of time on a m sage previously sent to the Parisi As soon as It was received he Inte ed to retire. "The first message," said the \ ness, "was 'Come at once. We h struck a berg. C. Q. D.' I confii ed this by asking them If I should to the bridge and ask the captain turn around immediately and he plied, 'Yes.' " Witness said the Titanic gave position and he returned to tho C pathia's captain. Ho helped the Titanic operator p up other ships. The Titanic co not hear this message because of caplng steam. He picked up Olympic and Baltic, but could not tin- Frankfort. i !?? had gotten "good night" fr the Mount Temple at 10:30. He 1 had no communication from any sh that night regarding ice, but in afternoon there had been some t between the Californian and I'a risian about ice. ?er ?ru li? eh ng rd i ' n of an sh he id? le he he m ti 'n* In. ad St. N i'S ..1 lit. Ti? ll-1 ng l>. ? r -.. t be ful ly. \ e nd i? hi he ?m ?ar of . ?r 00 by ice He ih a ml dy, Mie of >rts ain for ort lew ind lti nu lys iph n." ali nly ire ;nt. ork re out me, ew ny, ith not tar ird tor tor lad ?lie iry ?it i-r tir? ant ?ir lg lee tad ot bia to as, r>ni | the da, nd - Ml air the of ose lis, the ns by or ry .ny In i iis, of ra? ng ii.i as i!d cy e? on Talked to Other Ships. Operator Cottam said that bef he received the "C. Q. D." of Titanic he lia.l talked to several sh that w?ie knocking about and wh positions he did not know. 1J.- ? ; poke to tl ; ornlan, Ian, the United states, th.- I!? ? dat". and at 10:30 o'clock "good night" from the Mount T? pie. li. was asked concerning tl .: bj the scout cru is? ter, on behalf of the Pi said thai nothing Indicated tl dent had asked f??r a list of survivors and that the slmpl) signed "Command? Id h? i. . ved no nu ti??- Balero, Witness said that for two hours fore the Carpathia docked Thurs? night Bride was at the win-h-ss inst He know Bride reeeive?l m sages about "holding his mouth and ranging to sell his story" and direct him (Cottam i to go to the Strand I te! "to meet Mr. Marconi and Mr. Sa mis." Bride told him he had received si messages sent from Sea Gate. Q. Did you keep your mouth shut A. Certainly. I said nothing s sent out nothing. Q. You were requested for messai he many times, were you not? id. in ?d. tat ?* ?ili^' ^Mfr ?"**'' / lili la? re la m Sl is ill Mrs. Allison, with her husband, ta? on the Titanic. Mrs. Allison and 1 in Milwaukee after ? happy Kutoi band?, and after passing her bahy 1 to her husband's Side, with her ni i three mot death in one last lov ?w ry, 00 ?w an in rn or "1! .'11 !S he la. dd -es 1th ?m to ll. lie is? as ell "ol i: ..i h. ?i. it Ips ml ?T he id, les !llt Id, IOI >p rni Ista a the A. V. s. but th?-r?> wore many m - for pass? ' ?i messages v senger* want<ed t?> send. There v siso much regulsr trafile to gel l could not send newspaper messet for that was n??t the most import thing to <io. Witness sai<i he worked all tl?e \ to X?-w York and could n??t handle the regular traffic messages from ; for : : ?. y. win h you docked, what did ; i <li>7 \. i went to the Strand Hotel. Q. I>i?i you meet Mr. Marconi or Sammis? A. No. 1 walked around and Wl ?-.1 a n hour aii.l a half but ?lid not t li. in. York A. with? A. Q. A. re la te You sohl your story ti> tlie N Tim? Who were the negotiations m; a New York Times reporter. Whst ?li?! he say to > ? 11 ?? tol?l me I had p> rtl my ?tors t<? the Times ,ve you for it t?i?i what > Q. What ?lid Ing. Q Have you w ?>ul?l a. i expect something?I <i< know what. I mad. no contract w him. No amount waa agreed upon r of us. Q. 1 >o you know what Bridi A. No, sir. Talker* to Marconi. tain said after he arrived New V.?ik he talked t<? .Mai.?.ni o th?- phone and obtained his perm sTii to give out an Interview. Cha man Smith naked Cottam wh? tl any rivalry or hatred exist? .1 h.-tw? th?- Marconi ami other systems a whether th?- delay of the Prankf in replying to the Tltani? i.uild be accounted for in thai m; a. There used t?? be rivalry i>?-fi the consolidation <>t th?- Marconi ? other companies, bul thai wo make n<> difference, and couldn't h; mad? a li n the distr call was se ' witness replied. Senator Smith examined Cottam some length regarding the statero made by Operator Bride at ing at X? vv York, that son time after the Titanic had sent i C. Q. l >. meassge the Prankf came back with the query, "Whi the matter?" Bride ha?i said. reply: "You're s fool. Keep out.1 Cottam said thai under the circu stances be would have made the sa reply. He explained that the Frai fort should have understood, and t l?t ' w^en tw'ent>' minutes had elapsed t %_ ! he came in with "What's the m jn the j ?n.s ms lior ted be ra ars :2U got nie. iit es an. nd i-it ave ?m ter?" she was interfering. "That was the proper reply to hit sai?l the witness. "He was interf ing with our communication with < ?lympic. We could not afford to g up the certainty which we had w the Olympic for an uncertainty w the Frankfort." Senator Smith endeavored to ] press upon him that it was a fj pant reply in an emergency, i pointed out that the Frankfort mi have been much nearer than the C patbia to the Titanic and t....; it n.i have been the Frankfort's lights wh were s?-?-n by the Titanic'.- passeni when the latter went down. Cottam said that the Prank! could not have been nearer than Carpathia because bis signals w weaker. If she had heard the C. Q. as she must have done, it was in go I plainahle why she should ask w to re? nter ar ick uld cs the get om Kill Ipa the alk the ore the Ips aid III ! dig Ba? the r." l? ru I'S ar ing m iss I ad ?es the matter was twenty minutes aft wards, and when she did it was In! faring with the communication tween the Titanic, the ?Carpathia t the Olympic. RICH VOICE KEEPS NOOSE FROM M: SHARON, PA.? Special.? A markable baritone voice has sa Y?-lka Ankrovitch from the hangmr noose, for the Board of Pardons recommended to Governor Tener t he commute the ?leath sentence the murderer to life-imorisonm? When t he cond? mned m - the news he cried for Joy and claimed. "Thank God!" Then he broke forth Into a hy with such expression that tears w brought to the eyes of Sheriff Mai Grain. The prisoner's wonderful Vi caused many to work in his beb Including scores of prominent men. often, unknown to the p oner, music-loving v d to stand In the j:iii corri and listen while Ankrovitch sang melody after another. MANY THOUSANDS HAVE H00KW0F Tabulation of Work in Virgi Shows Eighty-Five Infected Counties. RICHMOND, VA?Specla With convincing evidence that th is hookworm disease in at If eighty-five of Virginia's 100 count and with reports of an infect among the school children of n counties reaching nearly 40 per c<i of all pupils, the State Health 1 0 children and sister, were passengei 1er family were bound for their honi i. a n trip. She refused to leave her hui toy to her sister. 'Miss Sadie Daniels, ra i?--year-old daughter in her arms. The ng embrace. p?riment is preparing for s vigore summer s campaign against this d ease. All th?- predictions of scienti have been overthrown by the wit spread infection of hookworm dleet in this stat?-. according to tt: ? ials of the Health Department. 1" lowing the discovery <>f the disease the South, it was generally supp?t that Virginia was not heavily Infe ed, an?! it was believed that moel the ravages of tins disease would found in the Cotton States. Unwj ituz to accept tiiis as the caes s II oui evidence, the State Board Health made sn agreement in 19 with tin- Rockefeller Sanitary ? '? ? mission and undertook a detailed si of th<- State Whil?- this is i omplete, there Is ample evi<i<>i that hookworm dlseSSS exists < ighty-flve of th? id tl in at hast fifty counties the Infectl is v.-ty heavy. Complete figui not v?-t available, but officers of t Health Department, discussing t matter yesterday, expressed the ' lief that the total number < in Virginia was much In ? \ 100.000. Investigations mads In nlm ? II BChOOl ell ?iron, l.tt I per cent., had t disease, snd In some schools m? ? senil niai l "i i Ht' en lMirt'M VY i I . *. ?..?..i -a a a > i * i i i i < i i i (i ?>f i < i'.;1 war?! and underdeveloped because jj._ this dlsesse. Already more than 1 .? cases have been treated by p |en vate physicians and .it hast S,< ?s. s b) the field Inspectors ?>f i Irl Health Department^ who an? furnii |, led by th?- Sanitary Commission. TAFT TO ?RECEIVE IOWA DELEGAD 11.1 lid IV T at ?tit the ic? ier ??1-t it's in m me ik iiat ind at n," er the ive ith ith m ip md crht ar L;ht Ich ers ort the ere D.. ex hat er ??r be ind SI \ \TOIt CVM.MIXS TAKES TI DOCBTFVL II HIS NAME \\ II. 1. BE USED. CKDAIi RAPIDS, 1A.? Special President Taft will k<j to Chica With sixteen of the twenty-six d? gates from low a. Senator Albert Cummins win have ten. Whether lowan's name will he present?-?! to national convention at all is a qu tion. state leaders, who assert that steam roller was used on the Cu mins men, said that the d< fi?tes would not be released fr th?*ir pledKe to the Iowan and t they would be kept as a nucleus o dark horse movement. Taft supp< ers assert that Taft's victory elim ates Cummins entirely as a possi ity in Chicago. Taft forces, after two days Jockeying and delegate swapping, c trolled the convention by forty-? votes. The first test showed he 1 761 delegates to Cummins' 720. Tl the roller was taken out and i through the hall. Short, positive i ?dotions, endorsing the Taft admii tration and pledging the delegates larpre to him, were passed. "It was an old-time caucus conv tion. We were beaten by proxies t fell Into the hands of Taft men." i Cummins' comment as he left Washington. re? in's has hat of Mit. ex mn ?tin ris al dor one OLYMPIC HELD UP BY FIREMI Strike Not Expected to Previ Regular Voyage of Big Vessel. SOUTHAMPTON, ENG.? Specia The White Star liner Olympic, sit ship of the lost Titanic, whose s; ing was held up by a si of firemen and oilers, who ? lain were not enough life saving ? iiitn-s on board, still lay off R> Isle of Wight, Friday morning, but < ? cials of the line said she would lice aide to proceed before night, alf. ' Service agents w?-re working niiiht trying to secure stokers i rs to take the places of those v ?i to make the voyage. Ass r<- uiv?-n to the 1,400 j ? is on board that th< ficlent lifeboats on board to ace? ? te all persons on the ship in ??vent of an accident, and that all ?boats are In serviceable condition. (M ma i.? ere ast ies, ion Ine int. >e Those who are thlnkinpr of cloi and cleaning the furnace for the f i sun may be interested in the mi mation that a New York man has vented a device for chopping up clinkers In an ash sifter. ll??we Just at present it might be of m general Interest to learn that sr one had invented a device for ch ping up the wire that becomes tanpled in the blades of the Is mower.?Petersburg Progress. No music of the humming bee, No skeeters on the wing, No whiskers op ?the chestnut tre? And yet the/ say 'tis spring. ?Vance, in Staunton Leadet ?LNIL5 Ht SAW TITANIC 00 DOW Captain of Mount Temple Brar, "MaU-mcnt a?* a "Oelbcrute l?aV Hai Fifty Miles A?a). IW YORK.? Special.? Deny i the reports rSQStVSd by the 1'ni Staiis Senate Investigating commit that his ship, the Mount Temple. the Canadian Pacific Line, had h? sred uve miles ofi from the Tits while that liner sank. Captain Mot of the Mount Temple, decla; that he had raced through the Strewn seau oft the New l'oundlu Grand Banks all night trying to I the Titanic or surviving members lier passengers and crew. Tell Different storic?. ST. JOHN, N. B.? Special?Tak direct issue with Captain Moore, I". < \ yuitzman, of Toronto, a pass nor SO the Mount Temple, reitera today that he actually witnessed Sinking Of the Titanic fr?>m the d< of the Canadian Pacific liner, (?uitzman has consented to go hington and testify before Senate committee. "The man that says I deliberal refused t?> go t?? the aid of the Tits <?r disregarded her signals tells a liberate lie," declared Captain Mo? "To have such reports circulated ah aman is terrible. That p who says he saw the Sinking of Titanic from my ship is either look t??r notoriety, or tryinK to 'Ket e\ something. "He would has?- been below at tinu and UTOUld not have known w >I1S 1S sts lo fi ol ln ct <?t I., 111 th <?f il?. m ir lol ice in lat on ire he he of in iil he ire ?k of r.. ri 100 In? di 3 BUT. igo lie? ft th. tlle the m ile om hat f a >rt ln ?il of on >ne lad ien *un es lis at en hat vas for ? 3nt L? ter iil .rik u-d fa? de. )ffl be all md I h i iur iuf >m the the lng 'or? ?n the i er, or? imp op? en .wn ..???i.-?- i mud Bieenng. About |:t0 Sunday night. At 14th, the Carpathia passed us anil was l_-:3i? wh?ti I lirst picked up c Q. l>. nom the Titanic ti massage guv?- ii.r position as ion ?u?le K0.lt wist. I was then ti miles away from h?-r. westbound. immediately altered my ?out start?-?! back toward the position giv me by the ill-fated ship. I called my chief engineer and told him Keep the ship at full speed. Latei received another SJllslssS from i Titanic giving her position as 50. That would be a difference of 1 miles. "I got out all the lifeboats a made ready to swing over the CO panloh ladder. "Pood was prepared and, in fa everything was done to prepare the welcome of ship wreck survive \V.- raced along all night until came to s big field of Ice, but s nothing Of the Titanic. "I had l.coo passengers on boi my ship ami WSS perplexed what do. 1 did n??t want to plow with f speed through that Icefield; it v too dangerous, i still k?-pt up i search, but at greatly reduced spe Finally I became convince?! thai I could do no good and returned my original ?-ours?-.'' LIGHTOLLER REMAINS LOYAL TO ISM/ WASHINGTON, D. C? Special While J. lirucc lsmay wore a boco lng air of injured Innocence, t senior surviving oilicers of < Titanic painted a pathetic picti ot the six-foot managing dire? tor white star lau?-, bundled sgaJ bis will into a lifeboat i>> a bur chief officer, who would brook n?> Sl Stance, even trom SB athlete l lsmay. This story was t??l?l to th? Subcommittee by Second Off!? Lightoller. Lightoller is still in may's employ, and hopes SOflaS I to be a captain, Lightoller also sbo ?i< red ail the responsibility lor i "Yams!" dispatches, demanding tl the Cedrlo be held till lsmay cot sail on lier. lsmay, he said, was such s condition that he practica ha<? io be ordered tu send th. gram Judging by the pi? ssed express On Ismav's lace, while thus SStOni narratlvs was- i.? ing related, i Lightoller'S aspirations to B CSptSil bid lair tO be realized. Tin- only man who c?iuld verify story of driving poor lsmay into collapsible boat Is Chief <->tti??-r wn now at the bottom of the Atlan With the wreck of the ship w Which he gallantly went down. Lightoller was sorry, but he di? know who told him the story, said the Carpathia's doctor wo verify his statement that lsmay \ In a pitiable condition on the C pathia, and kept crying, "1 sho have gone down with the ship. Th women on her." This belated conviction, accord to Lightoller, rendered lsmay helpless mentally that Llghto found it easy to take the initiative the matter of trying to hold Cedric. lsmay sent all the dispatches, h< ever, and his employe-councillor not know what they contained. Lightoller volunteered both st? ments. The fact that he had b the first to suggest holding the Cec he communicated to the commit and asked that he be given an portunity to make a statem about it. Competing In interest with yesl day's testimony was the intercha: of telegrams between Senator Willi Alden Smith, chairman, and the act Premier of Canada, George E. Fos The latter told of the docking the steamer Mount Temple, at John, N. B., with passengers abo who claimed to have seen the Tita sink. It was believed that the Mo Temple was the ship that was o five miles from the White Star li when she took her final plunge. Senator Smith has requested t the depositions of the officers i crew of the Mount Temple be sen! him. In addition, he accepted offer of Dr. F. C. Quitzman, of ronto, to appear before the com? tee. Dr. Quitzman was one of passengers who aaid they saw the tanic sink. Acting Premier Fost telegram, dated today, follows: "Captain Mount Temple reports celved C. Q. D. message from Tits 12:30 A. M.. ship's time, Monday. \ then fifty miles west and south of sition sent out by Titanic. Immi ately altered course to reach Tita but did not arrive at her position til 4:30 A. M., when could not see tonic's light. Saw no sign of ship i.oi's. Cl'UJSSd around position u sage from Carpathia at 8:44 A. that she had picked up twenty be and that Titanic had sunk. ceived another message at 8:f>0 fr Carpathia: no need to stand nothing more could be done. I'n these circumstances it does not sc necessary to detain boat due to Fri? ing. if considered ne? sary, commission can 1?<- appointed take captain's ?-v Id Will no do be examined later by British corns sion." In reply, Senator Smith disp.tt? 1 the following: "Telegram received. I will gref appreciate it if depositions of ?apt of the vessel Mount Temple, whicl scheduled to sail from St. John, N. tomorrow (Friday), could be taken commissioners, as suggested by y and forwarded to me at Washingt relative to the movements of his s on Sunday evening, April 14th, sl lng relative positions to Titanic t Carpathia, together wtth a detal report of all wireless messages s and received." The committee also received a t?t gram signed by J. H. Moore, maa of the Mount Temple; A. H. Sarg? I chief officer: II. II. lUald. second o cer. and J. Pttrran, the Marconi "P ?aVeat St. John. M practically repeating the laforu ti -it contained In the Premier's m sage, ami adding that the Mount Te ?d not s?-e the Tltanlc's lights. I'.:30 A. M. the Mount Temple sighi the Carpathia and later the ?': fornian. At 8 o'clock she sight?-?! t Rosstaa steamer Hirma coming fr the south and west. The names th.- passengers who claimed they s th.- lights of the Titanic, the ajean said, were not known. SWEARS HE SAW DISTRESS SIGN/ HBW YORK.? Special.? Ernes ?Kill, a donkey engine-man on tin licylanrf liner Callfornlan, win Mopped olT In New York on hi way frtim Ilostoii t?> Washington t<? testify before tiu- B?ants nom BaStSes investigating (lie Titan! horror, declared here i?a the W bite Star liner's signals o ?llstr?"vs were seen on the Cali fornian. which was but a lev salles away, but trees ignored h Captain ?Stanley Lord. (?ill waitl that lie would swea to the tenth of this ?-barge upoi bis arrival in Washington. Th eugiiieman further alleged tha Captain Lord was informed be I U'lS.li t*?-!tn ?>?i i ?>?!-. .... M...wla morning that the Titanic wa: adnblng (?Ill's story, In i>art, is as fol lows: ' Captain Lord was in his cabin the time the signal rockets wore se He at ones gave orders to hsaVS and stand by the White Star Ship. The Californien encountered s di ferous ti>-i<i ot ice. and Captain Le rather than run tlie risk of sink his ship, turned about to avoid Ice. At the time, I learned from o ? ?rs the next day, Captain Lord not know that it was th.- Tititanie. thought the sinking ship was a tra freighter." Gill further saUl that In? is pre pared to s\\?-ar that be saw t\\? rockets Heed toon the stariMian lx>\\ of tli?' Tltani?-. Tin? Hr?d h saw he thought was a shoothi! star. The second be saw cl?*?rl> Others on the Calil'ornlaii saw th signals also, GUI ? barges. Tb?> win-It's;-, operator on lb Californian nml already goase t? lied, (ill! said. OUI said the stew ard ruslm?! to th?? wiroh's.s man' hunk after the ro?-kets ha?l beet I?i?hI. and. tearing him rrom th bunk. exclaimed: '?F??r (?oil's snk<? g?-t your k<\> Boanebodhj is seSading up rocket! and we have ?Urn?' nothing." At this time. (Jill says, the sngl of tin- Californien wer?- stopped cause ot the ice. Later in the morning the wird operator ?aught a message fr?uii Allan liner Virginian, stating that Titanic had sunk. As s???>n as ?'apt Lord discovered that it was the tonic, which had sunk, he started ins engines, Olli declared, an?!, des] the il???-, started ??it at full sp?-.-?i the spot where the great liner i sunk. The ?Californien cruised at? tor a time, but saw neither survi\ nor bodies. Th?- Leyland liner arrive?! at E ton last I'rhiay. I> ir. el asl lej ul Lhe iat aid in illy k ion sh VI r. icy NEILL DENIES HE AIDED IN STRII MOW YORK.? Special.? Bef meeting tile raill'o.ul IllalT. ever) line nssl <?f the Hisslsslppl ; north of the Ohio River called fo continuation ??l tin- arbitration e ference started Thursday. Uni States Labor Commissioner Charlea Ni-ill denied that lie and Martin Knapp, presiding ju?ig<- of ih<- Ci ommerce, had Intervened in engineers' trouble at tii<- command President Taft. Commissioner N said that h<- ha?i seen neither Pr ?lent 'Lut nor Secretary Nagel, ?><.' Department of Commerce and Lai before coming to this city from Wa Ins-ton. he he de, ii?-. ith n't He nl.l ? as ar iild ere Ing so 1er in the >w did te? jen rie ee, >p L-nt er? ige am Ing :er. of St. ird nie int nly tier hat As he ?ess preparing t<? resume i m ?set In g with the railroad manag Mr. Ncill said that the i also inciiuled a conference with fifty chairmen of th? Brotherhood motive Engineers this afterno Crand Chief Warren S. Btoni Brotherhood <>f Locomotive Engine? announced that be and his felloe co mitteemen wen- ready to meet mm? nt representatives. "Although I do not want to ti the position Of crossing bridges for?- i come t?i them, 1 must prot against th?- proposition ?)f the ri road managers t<? have the differen settled by a committee of nine," s Mr. Stone. "The railroad managers have p posed that the Brotherhood appc two committeemen or arbitrators; railroads to appoint two others, t the remaining five to he selected large, probably by President Taft. T method of settlement would sur raise the question of politics, ant do not believe that the President wo accept such method of procedure. "If the big committee decided favor of the men the roads wo charge political play, and. if the cisi?n favored the roads, the sa charges would naturally arise. I in favor of the difficulty being ? tied by the Government arbitr?t who have already entered the cs They will judge the case upon merits." Judge Knapp was on the scene day for the first time, having arri1 from Washington last night. "We will do everything we can maintain peace and will give b sides Justice," said he. "I have seen President Taft in a month ? <!i?i not know he was In this city ui ind this morning's paper told me." to the ro dt the Ti? er's re? nie /as po? di? do, in Ti or itil M. at *e om as 1er (in tail to 11 ht lis? ted tly nin i is B.. by on. on. lip at nd led Mit lo? ter nt. HOLY WAR THREATEN! ?2 PEACE OE MORO. Anti-European Feeling Is Sprei ing?Sheiks Holding an Im? portant Council. MADRTD.? Special.? Another h war now threatens all foreigners Morocco. Native chieftains are ?-. ing upon the various tribes to ur against unbelievers in the Koran. curding to dispatches from stell and other Moroccan points. The anti-European feeling spreading to an alarming extent, natives being stirred by r?ports fr i-'ex of th?- anti-French uprising t massacre there. ?>n<- hundred of the highest'she in Morocco are holding a council it Ta/./.a and are sending m sengers to all tribesmen, command them to unite in a war of extermii tlon against Christians. Conversational Strategy. "I notice that you never contrac any theory that Mr. Heftybrane i vanees." "Yes," replied Miss Cayenne; "h likely to get through talking mi so<?ner If you don't break In and si gest new topics."?Washington St At a Glance. Bronson?As a doctor he is a spli did diagnostician, Isn't he? Woodson?Fine? He can tell at glance within a thousand dollars how much a man is worth. ELECTRIC TRAIN ???* hits open swrrci Many Prominent People Injured V>'b? Can Crash Into Freight Train. AOKFOI.K, VA. - Special.? An electric express train, ? ?insisting of two i-ars, bound from Virginia ltea? h to Norfolk, ?arrjing many bankers und business mou and women, ran into an open switch at Ureen wich Station and eras bed Into an electric fre.ght engine that ?as waiting for it to pass. Twenty-one passenger*? wert? remove?! to hospitals in Norfolk, most of tlu-iii iNidly Injured. Many others were bruised and cut by II j Ing glass. The ac? blent Is declared to liavo Ivecn due to the faet that tliere was no block signal on the switch to show whether It was open or closed. The express was moving at high speed, its schedule calling ron no stops iH'twcen Virginia Beach ami Norfolk. Promlnent People Injured. Following is a list of the mo seriously injured: Richard II. Burroughs. bruis? badly. Cornelius DeWitt and two daugl ters, cut and otherwise Injured; 01 daughter seriously. X. Uewls, clerk of the Virginia Ni tional Flank, leg broken. Baldarla Myers, badly cut ai bruised. James M. Bell, cut on face si chin. Pegs Marsden. leg badly injured. Rbbert Tait. Sr.. Robert Tait. J and Miss 'l'ait, bruised and shaki up. MISS Tait cut in head. W. I'. Ash burn, badly injured leg. Judge 11. A. Ackiss. cut about Ic Richard B. Taylor, snkle injured. Rev. O. w. Howard, D. !?.. rect of St. Luke's, badly lirutse.t. Judge J. at, K?-eling, badly bruise W. T. Hamm, cut an?! bruised. The passengers on the two ca numbered perhaps one hundred pe pie. The cars were both demolish? and the passengers were thrown in a confused mass ?>f bruise?!, cut at bleeding men and women. For time It was thought that many we killed. PEAN SEA TAKES I ON WARLIKE ASPEC Italian Warships Land Men < Several Turkish Islands in Archipelago. ROME.? Special.? Italy is shift?i the theater ul action in the Turc Italian war into the Aegean B patches say that Italian wa ships have landed men on sever Turkish islands in the Grecian arc! pelago, among them Lemtios and Ii bros. These two are among the mc prominent of the islands I are adjacent t?> the Western sad the Dardanelles. The Italians ho ,to use these Islands as a base for fti ?ther naval operations ?>n the - ?As?n Minor a ?it nmmr ill.. 1 ? . r.l . ??>! 1, ?E It is reported thai an Italian n?-? win blockade the Dardanelles at ti West? rn end. TWO LONGSHOREMEN TAKEN TO HOSPITA >:? ol ml a ui ed A. ill he ?ill si? lo of. ih BAL.T1MORE, MD.? Special.? Tv longshoremen are in tin hospital t? ?lay and man) were arrested, as result of a Street tight with stuk< he i> rs. m Lhe tke l?e ? ,-t lu? ces aid R1CHES0N STILL HOPES TO BE SAVE BOSTON, MASS.? Special. Accor ing to a statement made last nig! by \v. a. Mors?-, counsel ???r Claren 1111 v. T, Rlcheson, who is under dsat ;??r the murder of Avis l.i : .)i. Governor Pom win i>.> asked . llo\r an insanity commission to e amiiT the condemned man. Morse said that it th.- Govern granted the request he thought tl chances of saving his client's ? would h?- much more favorable. Tl plea, upon which the rSQUest f clemency is asked, will be bas?-?l up? two points, it is said. Firstly, th Rieheson has had an abnormal mil since childhood, and that horedita insanity has existed, and, lastly, th by confessing his crime he saved gre time and expense to the, governmei ro int the ind at his ely I I uld in aid ?le? rn? um et ors .se. its to /ed to >th not ind itil ;o id? ol y in ill iit? ac? ula Is the ??ill till iks of es ing ia WILLIAM AND MARY SUMMER C0LLEG WILL BE HELD AT DUBLIN, 1 PULASKI COUNTY, ItKi.tN NING JUNK 1PTU. WTL.LIAMSBURG, VIA.? Special. The movement for higher educatli took a step forward ?Saturday, win it was decided to establish the su* mer session of the College of Willia and Mary at Dublin, Va_, Pulas county, and to open the eight wee! term on June 19th. When the board of visitors son days ago determined to hohl the sur mer term in Southwest Virginia t! definite location was left to be d cided upon by the faculty. The ci zens of Uve towns?Dublin, Kadfoi Pearisburg, Christiansburg and B Stone Gap?offered special indue merits to bave the college come them and the final choice of a loc tion was difficult to make. The fact that at Dublin the bull Ings of Dublin Institute would available had much to do with t selection of that town. Another 1 ducement offered by Dublin was grove of trees covering a hundr acres, which will be used for outdo lecture rooms and tent sites. This selection Is looked tinon as 1 ing fortunate for both Dublin a the college It is expected that ma teachers and ???liege students frc Virginia and other States will atte the summer session, thus adding m terially to the summer population the town. It is generally agreed among seht men that no better or more acc?s bly located sit.- than Dublin cou have been found. Many educators have express their gratification at this m bring th?- advantages of higher ed cation mord fully within the reach th?- people, let id e'a ich ig ar. May Hot urn Saturday. ST. JOHNS, N. F.? Special.? report reached here today from Ca Race by way of North Sydney stal that the cable ship Mackay-Benm has picked up 205 bodies of victli of the Titanic dioaster. The wireh station at Cape Race was in tou with the Makay-Bennett all night, a It is now stated that the "funei ship" will not return to Halifax un Saturday. It seems that the suffragettes mi t a have won something of a victory of China, as they put an end to Ma chu rule.?Savannah Press.