New York Times (Newspaper) - April 16, 1906, New York, New York Г?.. *. V <?3*” •*?- ;*■ ' THE WEATHER ROOSEVELT WILL PRESS FEDERAL LICENSE PLAN Control of Inter-State Trade First; Then the Wealth Tax. BATTLE IN NEXT CONGRESS He Will Propose That All Traders Between States Be Compelled to Get Federal Licenses. juBt proportion of the taxes he will certainly have my most earnest support. AiLBERT E. MEAD, Governor of vVashington. Pierre, S. D., April 15, 1906. To the Editor of The Vac York Times: I believe in an inheritance tax, and think that some such scheme as a progressive tax on large fortunes is feasible. S. H. ELROD, Governor of South Dakota. Casper, Wyoming, April 15, 1900. To the Editor of The New York Times: I would favor the adoption of a progressive tax on all fortunes bequeathed: B. B. BROOKS, Governor of Wyoming, LONDON PRAISES ROOSEVELT. His Ideas on a Wealth Tax Cause No Surprise There. LONDON, April 16—Most of the morning newspapers devote their leading arti- _. . -r«. Q t Special to The New York Times. WASHINGTON, April 15.—NOW that twenty-four hours have passed since the President's sensational speech at the lay ' I cles'tTpresTdenT Roosevelt's speech at the ceremony of the laying of the cornerstone of the he\M office building of the House of Representatives at Washington, on Saturday. Their comment generally is favorable to the President’s words. Ir the view of the papers it was a bold speech, but only what was to be expected of President Roosevelt. His defense of public men appeals strongly to English ing of the cornerstone of the House office building yesterday, ideas on the subject are beginning to take clearer form. The excitement produced by his discussion of an inheritance tax still continues, and a tremendous impetus has been given to the torpid income tax agitation. But the real significance of the President’s utterance is becoming better understood. It is seen that the next number on his programme is not the inheritance or income tax, but the Federal license plan which he first advanced more than a year ago, but which it was impossible for him to push at that time. This is the matter really closest to the President’s heart. The regulation of railway rates, which late events have pushed to the fore, is with him a mere beginning. He has been fighting along the line of least resistance. It was directly after the election of 1904 that the President gave the first clear intimation of his programme. He did It through Mr. Garfield, Commissioner of Corporations, whose annual report was made public a little over a month after Mr. Roosevelt had received his first full commission from the people. This report was put forth as & feeler. There was not the least concealment of the fact that while nominally proceeding from Mr. Garfield, it really came from the President. In putting it forth Mr. Roosevelt merely desired to get his Federal license plan before the public and did not intend to push it before the preliminary Btep in hie programme, the regulation of railway rates, had been taken. “ One thing at a time," is the President s motto in such matters, and he was perfectly well aware that if he undertook to shove through two radical reforms he would get neither. The railway rate plan was the easiest,, and in natural order would precede the Federal franchise scheme anyway. The President was also perfectly well aware that he could not get even the railway rate preliminary steR through in less than two Congressional sessions. He accordingly placed the Federal franchise scheme on the record, ready to be taken up when the Rate bill was out of the THIRD NEGRO LYNCHED; TROOPS IN SPRINGFIELD Men Killed by Missouri Mob Were Probably Innocent. GOV. FOLK OFFERS REWARDS 14 Prisoners Escape from Wrecked Jail—Sheriff's House Damaged and His Wife May Die. men. Mr. Roosevelt, the articles say, is commencing to suffer from too much popularity, and already comment and abuse are heard where a year ago not a single voice was raised against him. His outspoken words in the suggestion of a progressive tax to prevent any individual inheriting over a certain amount, Special to The New York Times. SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 15.—Not content with the hanging and burning of two negroes last night, the mob early this morning lynched another in the shadow of the statue of Justice. Others would probably have met the same fate had not the mob ill its recklessness so wrecked the ja,il that fourteen prisoners escaped. There is good reason to believe that the lynched men were innocent of the crimes charged against them. When the mob finally dispersed this morning, it was with threats to continue violence against the negroes. During the day intense race feeling has been shown. To-night three companies of State militia, sent by Gov. Folk, assisted by 250 deputy sheriffs, are keeping order in the streets. Three more companies of militia are on the way here, and it is believed that they will be needed. Efforts are already upder way to prosecute the men in the mob. Gov. Folk BURIED BY VES Two Aged Women Found—h^ad Scanty Fare During Eruption JVIUS, LIVE. were the jcritics believe, will make him more enemies In America, but here, they say, Qffered a reward of $300 for evidence the words do not sound dreadful, as , Qnv ti,« lvnrhPrn. and England has what he Is aiming at in an income tax combined with s system of gradation and a succession duty which does not limit the amount an heir may inherit, but produces a big revenue from estates. Emperor William’s telegram to Count Goluchowski. the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, thanking him for the support of the Austrian representative at Algeciras, the “ splendid deed of a loyal ally,” and assuring him. of ” my rendering"^, like service on a like occasion," is also lengthily discussed; but where President Roosevelt is complimented, Emperor William Is severely censured. FERRYBOATS BUMP IN FOG. Plainfield’s Cabin Stove In—the Red Bank's Railing Smashed. In the fog yesterday morhing the Plainfield and the Red Bank, ferryboats of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, crashed together in the North River off the Liberty Street pier, and both boats were damaged. The Plainfield was leaving her berth about 10 o’clock and the Red Bank was hovering outside in the fog. The tide j that will convict any of the lynchers, and lias instructed Rush Lake, Assistant Attorney General, to come here at once to make an investigation and start proseou-tions. The lynching of the third negro was an afterthought on the part of the mob. After it had seen the bodies of the negroes Duncan and Copeland burned in a big fire a man jumped on the balcony of the electric light tower on which the statue of Justice stands and yelled: “ Ladies and gentlemen, there is another man up in that jail who killed old man Rouark. Shall we get him? ” The answer was a roar of approval, and the mob made for the Jail. There they found the negro, William Allen, charged with the murder of O. M. Rouark. He was dragged out, protesting his innocence, and was taken to the scene of the other iynchings. Allen calmly walked up to the balcony of the tower with the rope around his neck. He still protested his innocence. The leader of the mob asked the crowd what should be done with him. •* Hang him,” came the answer, with a roar. Will Allen?” asked the NAPLES. April 15.—In the course of the work of salvage at Ottajano to-day two aged women, still alive, but speech! after six days’ entombment, earthed by the search srs. The women were among the hundreds who were crushed beneath falling win® during the rain of stones and ashes from Vesuvius last Sunday and Monday. Hope had been abandoned of finding any! of these persons alive. The women v^ere protected by the rafters of the hbuse which they were in snd had manage^ to exist on a few morsels of food which they had in their pockets. Nine bodies were taken out to-lay, and it is estimated that a hundred more remain under the ruins. The work of salvage goes on amid the twisted masses of fallen houses, churlches, and staples, and in the deep drifts of cinders and ashes. At some points the ashes are ten feet deep, reaching to the windows of the second stories of the few houses still standing. At San Giuseppe bodies have been found of women in whose hands were coins and jewels, and one wopian held a rotary, indicating the instinct to preserve earthly belongings in the moment of fleeing from death. The excavations at Pompel! revealed similar instances of death overtaking persons earning their jewels while fleeing. The somewhat threatening condition of Vesuvius last night having subsided with the ejection of enormous clouds of sand and ashes, these elements have begun to settle slowly, again enveloping the mountain in a thick haze and cutting off the view from Naples, only the outline ol! the base being visible. Prof. Matteucci, Director of the Royal Observatory on the mountain, to-r|ight issued the following bulletin: “ My instruments are now most claim. Th$, emission of sand continues in less abundant quantities, ahd wait serenely a satisfactory termination of the erupt on.” The sudden renewal of alarm last night gave way to-day to the celebration of Easter with unusual feirvor. The festival is always picturesque in Naples, bui; today is was doubly so. Cardinal Prlsco, Archbishop of Naples, celebrated an elaborate thanksgiving mjasa in the cathedral, while in the streets crowds prostrated themselves before sacred images. was running high, and the rain came u*, w«™ mi* u. M ™ d ln she ets. The Plainfield, with a way, and began fighting with all his ex- ... - ,. ia , +rtra traordinary energy for railway rate regulation. Tha passage of the Eseh-Towns-end hill by the House and its death in the Senate were no surprise to him. He had »0 expectation of getting anything done in a short session. The fight was merely to crystallize public opinion so that Congress would not be able to refuse him what he and the public had shown that they wanted. This is the President’s favorite policy in dealing with public questions, and it worked. Tnere is not the least doubt that & railway rate bill will be passed how, and the President will be free to take up at once the next number on hi£ programme. In his message to the next session, the shorp-session of the Fifty-ninth Congress, the history of the railway rate question will be repeatedf with the Federal franchise plan in its stead. No such legislation can be enacted at a short session, but the House will probably pass a bill which will die in the Senate. Then the President will begin his fight to push it through the Sixtieth Congress; and not till that is out of the way will he take up his third number, the inheritance tax scheme, which he suggested yesterday. ' The President’s plan for Federal control of corporations contains six important features: 1. The granting of a Federal franchise or license to engage in inter-State commerce. 2. The imposition of all necessary requirements as to corporate organization and management as a condition precedent to the grant of such franchise or license. 3. The requirement of such reports and returns as may be desired as a condition of the retention of such franchise or license. 4. The prohibition of all corporations and corporate agencies from engaging in jnter-Stat* and foreign commerce without such Federal franchise or license. passenger list of visitors to commuting relatives, chugged out intp the stream; the tide caught her, and the Red Bank bellowed warningly like a wounded bull. They crashed broadside on, the Plainfield having every starboard window smashed and her cabin walls stove ift, and the Red Bank having hef railings crumpled up like pasteboard Manhattan-bound aboard the Red Bajik with an Easter bonnet was a Jerseyite the shock of the tween the deck which was wonderful. As she fell With collision and her holi day superstructure became wedged be- and the jamb of the door to the enginja room she gave one despairing cry. Other passengers groped wildly for the cork and canvas belts, but the deck hands assured them that they were not necessary, when the ferryboats sheered away frbm each other and the Red Bank still bobbed serenely and corklike on the rivet). The Plainfield continued her trip to the Jersey side, where she was towed away for repairs. The Red Bank was kept in commission after temporary rails had been rigged up. GREAT HAVOC IN FORMOSA. Thousands Left Homeless by the Earthquake—Kagl Destroyed. TOKIO, April 15.—One hundred and nine persons are known to have been killed and twenty-nine Injured in the earthquake in the southern part of Formosa yesterday. The Town of Kagl again was-the principal sufferer, the houses which escaped destruction in the former disturbance being now In ruins. Daigo and several other towns and villages also were affected by landslides, which have completely changed the topography of the country. The officials are working feverishly to relieve the thousands qf persons left homeless by the earthquake “ Are you leader. I am,” said the negro. ” Have you anything to say? ” r '"Euci Kane killed Mr. Rouark,” was the clear reply. “Hang him,” roared the mob. Somebody pushed Allen and h9 shot down. The rope broke and he landed in the embers of the fire in which the bodies of the other two negroes had been burned. He was taken up to the balcony again and a new rope was provided. He was toli to jump. “ I swear I did not kill Rouark,” he said. Then he was compelled to jump. The rope held and several persons made its work sure by shooting into the body. Then many members of the mob rushed hack to the jail to find Bud Kane, the other negro accused of the Rouark murder. They then learned of the escape of the fourteen prisoners. They returned to the light tower and helped to burn the bodv of Allen. Mayor-elect Blain then addressed the crowd and got them to dis- MOTHER AND SON KILLED IN ELECTRIC INCUBATOR Jeungst Caught Live Wire Which Carried 3,000 Volts. MOTHER TRiED TO SAVE SON She Also Took Hold of the Wire and Fell Dead—Were Experimenting with New Egg-Hatching Process. WOMAN SAVES MEEK MEN. SEEK NEGRO WHO CUT MAN. Dis* I” rac- Women In Auto Use Machine to perse Crowd Crying “Lynch Him Thomas Maher, 40 years old, a cont tor, who lives in Calmbrelling Avenue, near Pelham Avenue, the Bronx, ¡was found near his home early this morning in a dying condition. He had been Mid up and assaulted by negro whom he had discharged from his enjplox pome time age and who bore! him a grudge The negro Is Robert H. Scott, of 1 Belmont Avenue. He is more than feet tall, and a giant in strength, had a dispute with the contractor a weeks ago and was summarily dismissed. Since then the man has been seen hanging around Maher’s buildings. Not long after midnight this morning he hid behind a tree in Cambreiling Avenue and waited for the contractor, who was going home. The negro sprang from behind the tree and attacked Maher, who immediately shouted for help. His cries were h^ard by many in the neighborhood, Including the occupants of an automobile w|iich was coming along the avenue 510 8ix He few ____Terrible scenes are reported around Kagl 5. The full protection of the grantees of i and p a ig 0i xt Kagi seven persons were such franchise or license who obey the ; killed and thirty-five were injured. At , thereto I Daigo 400 buildings were destroyed. At laws applicable . . . j Ajensui 1,191 buildings collapsed and 740 right to refuse or withdraw ! »Wanna «roro 6. The such franchise or license in case of viciation of law, with appropriate right of Judicial appeal, to prevent abuse of power by the administrative officers. The licensing of corporations would be conducted by the Bureau of Corporations, under the direction of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor. It would mean the division of all business in the United States into two classes, domestic and in-ter-State, for the purpose of jurisdiction over corporations. qovernors on wealth tax. were damaged and three persons were killed and fifteen were injured. The latest advices say that the shock was more powerful than that of March 17, but as the people had been warned they were able to escape. 1,500 LINEMEN TO STRIKE. Executives of Washington, South Da kota, and Wyoming Give Opinions. . OLYMPIA, Wash., April 15, 1906. To the Editor Of The New York Times: In my judgment our Constitution would not allow the passage of a progressive tax on fortunes beyond a certain amount. Of course, the Constitution could be amended if the people favor such a plan of taxation. Washington has a good inheritance tax law. which has been sustained in every particular by our courts. It taxes all inheritances, both lineal and collateral, and all gifts made in anticipation of death, and is a great revenue producer. The tax is fixed lower or higher, as the degree of relationship is near or far. While I consider the enormous fortunes being accumulated a menace to good government, I do not see any way to tax class of property or property holders out of proportion to artothet class. It certainly could not be legally done under our present Constitution. If the President can evolve some system that will make the very rich pay their Southern Bell Employes In Seven States Will Quit To-day. ATLANTA, G«l, April 15.—About 1,500 linemen of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company will go on strike at 9 o’clock to-morrow morning. Seven States will be affected, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. The grievances Include the refusal of the telephone company’s officials to recognize the union and a demand for better pay and fewer hours of work. The linemen are paid $2.70 per day of nine hours, with two hours off on Saturdays. INDEX TO DEPARTMENTS. Amusements.—Page 9. Arrivals of Out-of-Town Buyers.— Page a Financial News.—Pages 12, 13, 14, and 15. Marine Intelligence and Foreign Mails.— Page 6. Society.—Page 0. Weather Report.—Page 9. Yesterday’s Fires.—Page 2. perse. Negroes on the streets were hooted by whites, and in many cases crowds gathered to attack them. Many firearms were sold. A great crowd of negroes gathered on the public square to-night and refused to disperse at the command of the deputies. It was feared there would be a fight, but the arrival of the first company of the militia this evening resulted in the dispersal of the negroes. It is pretty well established that Horace Duncan and James Copeland, the two negroes who were first lynched, did not commit the assault upon Miss Mabel Edwards. of which they were accused. Miss Edwards positively failed to identify them yesterday, and the negroes’ employers proved an alibi for them. They would have been released in a day or so, after the excitement had cooled down. In the same way there is every reason to believe that Allen was innocent of the murder of Rouark. The police believe that the crime was committed by h Cane, the negro who escaped from the ^Prosecuting Attorney Roscoe Patterson of Greene County said to-night: ” Every man implicated in this dastardly outrage whose name I am able to learn will be punished to the full extent of the law. Tne members of the mob are not law-abidina citizens. They are outlaws. They^IJfoke into the jail, and, besides lynching three negroes, released prisoners, and thus became lawbreakers by giving freedom to Imprisoned criminals.” . ,, . « Mr. Patterson said to-night that he will to-morrow anpeal to Judge Lincoln of the Criminal Court to summon a Special Grand Jury at once, and make a thorough investigation. This appeal, it is declared, will be backed by a petition signed by hundreds of the best citizens of this community. The better classes bitterly resent the outrage, and wish to see every lyncher punished. It Is reported that Sheriff Horner was warned'yesterday afternoon that a mob was being formed to attack the jail and lvneh * the negroes there, but that he failed to take any precautions. It™ 18 been intimated that Gov. Folk will have the Sheriff impeached. Sheriff Horner to-night gave out a. statement denying responsibility for the lynch-ings, and declaring he could not have averted them in any way. He savs there were 4,000 men and boys in the mob, and if he had fired upon them, he w.ould have killed some without doing any good. He admits he received a warning from the Chief of Police during the afternoon, but he did not believe there would be an attack upon the jail, as there had been many wild rumors afloat, and so he did not «wear in extra deputies or ask for tr w£en the mob broke into his residence and began smashing the furniture and breaking windows, he explains, his wife and children fainted, ana while he was getting them to a place of safety the mob broke into the jail. .His Wife is now in a critical condition from the shock. In it were two women and a chauffeur. The chauffeur, seeing that something was wrong, let the automobile run at| top speed. As he approacied the spot wjiere the two men were wrestling, he recognized one as a negrc. The negro suddenly jumped back and as Maher j fell unconscious to the ground, ran awajr. Policeman Gillin of the Tremont Avjanue Station was also attracted by Maker’s cries. He was guided to the spot bjt the headlights of the automobile. He f 5und Maher suffering from razor slashes in the thigh, groin, and leg. He immediately called a Fordham Hospital ambulance which removed the contractor. Gillin then jumped into the autom obile, which was numbered 24,624. In th j excitement the names of the occupants were overlooked. The automobile was driven toward the Tremont Station, but a crowd that was running caused the policeman to order a stop and ask a man wha: was up. He was told that the negro had been recognized, and that a policeman had gone to his house. Gillin and the chauffeur then sert the automobile forward at top speed in the direction taken by the crowd. The led to 2,510 Belmont Avenue. Gillin found the house there surrounded by a crowd of men who were-clamoring fjor the «nigger,” and making suggestions lynching party Policeman Sturgis wfas doing ijis best to keep the crowd at the house back, A live wire attached to a new incubator heated by electricity cost two lives early yesterday morning near Croton Falls, Westohester County—those of Daniel Jeungst, Jr., and his mother, who died trying to save him. Daniel Jeungst, Jr., with his father and mother, lived far removed from their nearest neighbors. Their farm is a large one, and for tome time they have dabbled in chicken raising. They used several styles of incubators, with varied success. Recently the son determined to secure a patent affair adverti$ed to hatch 500 chickens at a time by electricity. The incubator was bought and set up last week. The father is a relative of the Jeungst brothers, who operate the electric plant which lights Croton Falls. When he told his relatives what he intended doing they readily agreed to furnish him with tho necessary power. A wire was strung from the electric plant to the chicken houses, and on Saturday the thing was ready. The son, who knew something about electricity, experimented with the various switches and controllers until he felt sure he understood them. . Throughout his experiments Mrs. Jeungst, his mother, was with him. She was much interested In the success of the undertaking, as well as deeply devoted to her son. On Saturday afternoon 500 eggs were placed In the incubator, and the current was turned on—a full 3,000 volts. Several times in the early evening they went out to the chicken house to see that everything was working as it should, and before retiring they agreed to get up at 3 o’clock and make another inspection. It was the first trial, and they wished to take no chances. When 3 o’clock came mother and son dressed quietly, so as not to disturb the elder Jeungst. It was very dark, and Mrs. Jeungst took a lamp along that her son might bo able to see how to work. Just what happened In the chicken house will never be known. It was evident, however, from the position in which the bodies were lying when the double tragedy was discovered that the son had caught hold of the wire, carrying its current of 8,000 volts, and that the mother had sacrificed her life trying to save him. Mr. Jeungst, Sr., slept peacefully until day came. When he got up he missed his wife, and when she failed to answer his calls he grew alarmed. He went all over the house searching for her, and then, thinking of the incubator in which she and his son were so much interested, hurried to the chicken house in which it had been placed. There he found his wife and their son lying, side by side. The son still held the live wire in his hand, the flesh of which was terribly burned« The mother’s arms were clasped, about his body and the wire. It was plainly to be seen that when she saw what had happened she seized the wire and tried to tear him away from it. Mr. Jeungst was so unnerved by the shock of his discovery that it was some little time before he could give an alarm. When he did, neighbors sent for Coroner Mitchell of Brewsters. * The Coroner, after viewing the bodies, decided that the son had been killed by a live wire and that the mother had vainly given her life in the attempt to save that of her boy. Fifteen Robbers Owned a Town Till Mrs, Falrgraves Interfered. Special to The New York Times. VALLEY JUNCTION, Iowa, April 15.-After a reign of outlawry jaiid disorder all day yesterday, when fifteen desperadoes took possession of this town, robbed citizens on the streets, and held up several saloons, forcing the inmates to range in line and deliver their valuables, the town was rid of the gang by the nerve of Mrs. John Fairgraves, who with a gun In either hand personally arrested three of the men and headed a posse which drove the others from the town. While three of the toughs were holding up her husband’s saloon and rubbing eleven men, Mrs. Fairgraves entered quietly. Suddenly placing a pistol to the head of the leader, she told him to give up his gun, or she would ” blow his head off.” The gun was handed to her, and before the other two robbers could recover Mrs. Fairgraves covered them both. With the assistance of the men In the saloon the robbers were bound and taken to jail. Mrs. Fairgraves then headed a posse which drove the other desperadoes away. OUT OF THIRD GORKY IS NOW HIDING In Seclusion at Home, Frient BASEBALL KILLS A BOY. Strikes Lad In Forehead While He Watches a Game. Robert Norton, 12 years old, of 42 Court House Place, Jersey City, was stahdlng at Palisade Avenue and Washburn Street yesterday, watching a game of ^aseball between the Ideal hnd Active Clubs, when one of the players struck a foul b^.11. It hit Norton squarely on the forehead. He fell unconscious. Some of his friends carried him to his home, a block away, where Dr. Culver was summoried, but w^ierTh© arrived the boy was dead. The police were not able to learn who struck the ball. SAY HE HAS LEFT THE CITY prienda Now Ascrlbq Humiliation to the His Writings foi Maxim Gorky j the I: revolutionist, was dispossessed, for th* third time in less than yesterday morning—thji Rhinelander apartmenp Avenue, where he had tweLve hours, early s time from the house at 12 Fifth found a refuge afr ter being driven from t le Hotel Lafayette- Brevoort With Mme. A sian actress he brought to this counjtry and introduced as hie went Gorky’s adopted secretary, M. Burenin The Russian author wife. With them son and his private night was kept a secret by his friefcids. They said that he ha sion with his family in of a friend, to devote himself, undis- misapprehension. of the Lafayette- $193,000,000 FOR RUSSIA. Latest St. Petersburg Report Regarding the Size of the Loan. ST. PETERSBURG, April 15.-tn spite of ugly rumors here to the effect that there has been a hitch in the loan negotiations, it Is positively affirmed here tonight that the agreement will be signed on April 21. The loan is to be for 1,000,-000,000f., (about $193,000,000.) The Associated Press hears that a group of American bankers through the Russian financial agent In the United States agreed to take $25,000,000 worth of the bonds, but demanded a higher commission than their foreign colleagues for placing the bonds and maintaining their price in the market. SOMERSAULT TO DODGE AUTO. Acrobat Landed Safely After a Clever Leap Off His Bicycle. . turbed, to his literary dreiva, his adopted sop, were said to be with It camo out yesterday that tha Russian author and his party /fvere received at the Rhinelander under Manager Lablanche, Brevoort, after he had learned tha identity of hie guests, a id deoided that he did not want to shidter them, sent a message across the st lander, where two apartments happened to be vacant, and arranged for accommodation for a ” foreign Manager Geraty of ttie Rhinelander sent word over to the that he thought he oduld fix the foreign ers up all right. A Mme. Andreleva, Pieshkoff, and M. Brun enin went ©ver to the panled by their baggaige. They were as- signed to two suites, the other on the eigh The members of the themselves comfortable in their new apartments. Shortly afterward a delegation of Russian Socialists called with carriages and took all four up to the Grand Central Palace, where Gorky dressed a large audierce of Socialists and got & warm receptior the meeting a while they went to the Ber keley Lyceum, where were giving a performance. During their absence Manager Geraty learned things. His the identity of the new arrivals was when LANDSLIDE STOPS SERMON. got Gillin to telephone for the renerves After all, U«her’e the Scotch that made the highball famoua-Adn ADVERTISEMENTS; Auction Sales.—jPage 11. Furnished Rooms and Boarders.—Page 11. Help and Situations. Wanted.—Page 11. Hotels and Restaurants.—Page 11. Lost and Found—Page 1$. Latest Shipping News. Arrived—Steamship Carpathia, Naples. Arrived: SS. Prinz Oskar, Naples. Dewar’e Whisky-made famous by public favor. On e*le everywhere.—Adn JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., April 15.— Gov. Joseph W. Folk, in a statement today, said: ..... The lynching at Springfield was a most disgraceful occurrence. the offense of the negroes may have been and however deserving of death they mav have been, they were entitled to punishment by iaw and not by a jpob, and when a mob takes the law into its own hands as this one did, a^y member Meanwhile the two policemen ar chauffeur fought to keep the mot breaking into the house. The cha charged with his automobile severa to disperse the crowd. When the reserves was forcibly entered d ihe from uffeur times for the negro. He was found crouching in the attic. He was locked up ¡in the arrived the and a search Tremont Police Station. The crow clamoring for his life, followed ths prisoner in the patrol wagon to the station The automobile wfejich had done such service vanished. THEODORE, President's Son Is Going After Next guilty Qi muiuci, * “ I will request one of the Assistant Attorneys General to aid the Prosecuting Attorney of‘Greene County to punish the offenders, and shall offer a reward of $800 for any information that will to the conviction of any member of the mob.” * The Wolverine ~~ 1« a fin« train for Detroit, Or and naw and Chicago. JJ» p M. dally, you reach Detroit next ™rning, aid Grand Rapids, Sag!^ °Pf xt t v-aitemoon via New York Central Llnee,—Aav. LA“ GLENWOOD SPRI —Theodore Roosevelt, of President Rooseve: a bear-hunting expe Jersey City Pastor Continues When He Sees Church Is Safe. While the Rev. Howard A. Briggs, pastor of the Waverly Congregational Church, In Ravine Road, Jersey City, was preaching his Easter sermon yesterday morning there came a crash like a peal of thunder. Ravine Road runs from Hoboken up the Palisades to Jersey City Heights. It is bounded on each side by a substantial retaining wall. The heavy rain had loosened the wall on the southern side, and about 106 feet of the wall gave way and crashed Into trail, the road, followed by several tons of 4 earth, which completely blocked the roadway. As the church is near the brow of the Heights, 400 feet above where the cave-in occurred, the building was in no danger. Pastor Briggs through a window saw what had happened. He paused a moment and then went on with his sermon. ” There was absolutely no danger,” said he, in relating the incident. “Every member of the congregation knew exactly* what had happened, and knew that the building was as safe as if It had been a mile away. There was no excitement and no need for any.” It will take several days to clear the road. » J_ He house made d, still R.’S, HUN T. Bears FalL Special to The New York Tintes. NGS, Col., Arjril 15. Jr., the eldest son It, has decided upon dition In Colorado MAY TRY STEEL CARS. Because of his ability to turn a somersault, os “ flfjpflap.”’ under alimost any conditions, Alfred Leakleky, an acrobat, of 215 West Thirty-eighth Street, was able to escape without injury of any kind in a head-on collision last night between his bicycle and an automobile. Hi« bicycle was wrecked, but \the acrobat escaped without even a scratch. Leakleky was riding on the east side of Broadway, at Fifty-eighth Street, and attempted to cross the street In front of an automobile owned and operated by John D. Prince of 1,665 Broadway. Both men at first misjudged the distance, and then as quickly saw that a collision wa^ Inevitable. Prince threw on his emergency braxe, while the acrobat, not willing to take any chances, did a half-back somersault off his bicycle, landing safely on his feet, clear of the path of the opcoming automobile. The bicycle struck the front of the automobile a glancing blow, flopped over, and was run over by the malchine. SLAIN IN MUTINY AT LIS BON. a messenger from tl Brevoort came over the dinner of the patty and the removal of their baggage, name of the Russian the bill he consulted directed him to ask spend the night some When Gorky and ISiime. Xndreieva re turned to the Rhinelander about midnight they found their trur to- lnds. HOTEL, Sympathizer’s s Deolare. Writer’s Latest Rivalry to Get Publication. ussian author and ndreieva, the Rus- s whereabouts last d gone into sedutile country house work. Mme. An-, and his secretary him. family.” Lafayette-Brevoort little later Gorky, Rhinelander accom- one on the sixth, th floor. party at once made und the actress ad- After staying at he Russian Players first Inkling as to e Hotel Lafa^ette-lo collect a bill for When he saw the author at the top of Mrs. Kelly, the pro prietor of the apartment house, and she the new guests to where ^else. Officer of a Battleship Killed—A Tug Fired Upon. MADRID, April 15.—The Por newspapers to-day print a story effect that while the Portuguese ship Vasco da Gama was opposite on the evening of April 13 there were ip-usual movements, cries, detonations, an.d signals for help aboard. The tug A res an approached the vessel, but was fired upon and retired. The papers say that a Lieutenant was killed by the crew of the vessel in revenge for the death of a sailor who^ was killed by the Lieutenant as he was'trying to fire a cannon. The papers also say that the tion of the 483 mutineers of the cruiser Don Carlos, who mutinied April 12, are being held, and that seven of . th already been sentenced to close ment. The censorship is strict. tuguese to the i battle-Lisbon NETHERSOLE-CARTER em have confine- ROW. Actresses at Odds Over Theatre Tickets and a Bracelet. Special to The New York Times. CHICAGO, April 15.—It became known to-day that trouble arose between Miss Olga Nethersole and Mrs. Leslie Carter hich Miss ance was here she with her Leading Railroads Think of Using Them In Main Line Traffic. Steel passenger coaches may soon be in service on the main lines of some of the principal - railroads. The Pennsylvania Railroad isnow getting designs from the big car builders, and the Baltimore & OhiO And the Southern Railway managers are considering the adoption of steel cars. This has been brought about largely by the criticism to which the railroads have been subjected because of serious railroad accidents. The use of steel cars would lessen the danger to life in rail- next Fall. “ Jake ” Borah, the veteran hunter and guide, who served the President irj that i rQ ad catastrophes capacity last Spring, has been engaged to J No steel cars are at P re sent employed Dilot young Roosevelt through the game ! for main-line passenger traffic on any of A 7 * 4 J . 1- . .1 so' mv n tTrla ViAtrAVoy hao country. The President’s son is expected to arrive In Glen wood Springs ¡some time in Atngust, but it is not known how long he will remain or in what pa^t of this section the hunt will take place. 18 HOURS TO CHICAGO, 1 PENNSYLVANIA^ SPECI^ , Other fast train*. Rock ballast roadbjed — the roads. The Erie, however, has three steel combination cars on its suburban lines and so has the New York, New Haven & Hartford. The New York Central haS 125 steel passengers cars on order, but they are intended for service on the local lines about to be electrified. icrease your opportunity of pro-„aployment with a reference and cbare.cter certificate. The Metropolitan Surety Company. 8$ Park Row.—Adv,? . over the professional matinée w Nethersole gave last Thursday, and to which Mrs. Carter received fiom Miss Nethersole several box tickets. Mrs. Carter, when the perforir over, drove to a Jeweler’s, v purchased a bracelet engraved name and that of Miss Nethersole. which she sent to the latter. Miss Nethersole rettirned the bracelet to the donor, accompanied by the message, say Miss Nethersole’s friends, *11 am not In the habit of accepting presents from strangers.” „ . J . . Thereupon Mrs. Carter wrote a check for $15 to pav for the box she had occupied, and sent it to Miss Nethérsole, accompanied by a note in which she expressed her. feelings. JUSTICE HOOKER SUED. Receiver for Fredonia Bank Demands $25,000 from Him. j Special to The New York Tithe». BUFFALO, April 15.—In actions brought by Christopher L. Williams, as receiver for the Fredonia National Bank, Justice Warren B. Hooker is made defendant. He is charged with an indebtedness to the institution of $25,000. Some of this amount is due on notes* he indorsed and a portion on individual paper. Oakland Track Superintendent Killed. Special to The New Ycrk Times. SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., April 15.—William FI Id wick, Superintendent of the Oakland race track, was killed last night by being run over by a train near the Sixteenth Street Station. He was very deaf, and the supposition is he did not hear the whistle of the engine and was run down. There will be rio racing at Oakland to-morrow because of his death. For perfect purity and maturity try Dewar's. We recommend it because doctor* commend it. —Adv. ШI Й У ’ LL, к - ks and the rest of their baggage piled up in the lobby. The actress made a* scene, and even the stolid Gorky became nervou3. Then they were politely but firmly asked to take their baggage and look for apartments elsewhere. H. Gaylord Wilshirei who had been Gorky’s host at the Hotel Belleclaire, and had Invited him to come to his own house and live, when he was asked to leave that hotel, turned up at thfe Rhinelander about that time. He tried In vain to persuade Mr. Geraty to relent, and when he did not succeed, told him that he considered his conduct in turning the party o^t at midnight in a strange city inhuman. It ended by the ma lager calling a carriage from a stable irl East Tenth Street. On this was placed the Gorky baggage, while Gorky’s adopted son and his secre-i tary got in. “ Drive us to somj first-class hotel,” said the latter, who ie the only one among Gorky's immediate frienda who kijiows any English. They were driven to the Hotel Victoria, at Broadway and Twenty-seventh Street. Here young Pieskko^f got out and prepared to enter the hotel, but changed his mind, and, re-entering the carriage, ordered the driver to take them to the Grand Central Station. Here the two men purchased tlckejts, the driver does not know for what ]joint. The baggage was unloaded and placed in the baggage room. Then they dismissed the carriage, but the driver is certain that they did not take a train. Gorky and Mme. I .ndreieva, according to the people at the Rhinelander, when they left the hotel went across the street to 3 Fifth Avenue, the Club A domicile. They returned to the! Lafayette-Brevoort yesterday morning for breakfast, accompanied by young Pieshkoff and M. Burenin. After breakfa st they departed and have not since been 3een. H. Gaylord Wil8hire, who extended his hospitality to the Russian author on his arrival in this country in such a freehanded manner, professed last night to believe that both .Gorky and Mme. Andrei-eva were at 3 Fifth Avenue. This was denied at that address most vehemently, though a young man who answered th® door bell when a Times reporter called there yesterday afternoon said he was not prepared to aver that Gorky and the Russian actress had not spent the night there. Miss Martha Bensley, who is connected with a syndicate which supplies Russian stories for magazines and Sunday papers, denied that Gorky ajnd Mme. Andreieva were there or that they had spent the night there. “ Where is he? ” Miss Bensley* was asked. “I do not know. I wish I did; some letters have been left for him here, which-we wish to forward to him.” Dr. Tchaykoffsky. one of Gorky’s fel-low-revolutionists, and M. Narodny, another revolutionist, who is one of Gorky’s warmest friends, live at the Club A. Miss Bensley was asked if M. Narodny did not know where Gorky was. . .. “ He does not,” she: replied. “ It’s very strange, too, that he shouldn’t know, for he is Gorky’s best fr end.” Commissioner of Immigration Robert Watchorn said yestetfday: “ The case of Ma Kim Gorky and th® woman whom lie calls his wife i& no longer in the hands of the local Immigra-. tion Bureau, but is up to Secretary Metcalf of the Department of Commerce and Labor at Washington. ” If Gorky is, as hej says, married to th® actress and at the same time is not legally separated from his wife in Russia, theq«, '• % . - --«.'•A.