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New York Times (Newspaper) - March 5, 1908, New York, New York “All the News That's Fit to Print.” THE WEATHER. I F*Ir to«d*yî rein, wermer Frfdayi north tvlndt, becoming varlebi». VOL. LVIL . .NO. 18,303. NEW YORK, THURSDAY, MAK(Ti 6,    1908.—FOURTEEN PAGES. ONE Г’Т?\ТТ In Greater New York, Í Eleewherj, bÜjIS L jprgey city and Newariî, i TWO C»3iTS, ÜMÄHACROWDSMEET AUTO RACE LEADER WINANS ANGRY WITH SON. lEXTORTlON CHARGE AGAINST ÏIDAYER BLAIR ESTATE FIGHT ENDS. Cannons Boom and Whistles Shriek When Thomas Car Enters City. Announces His Disapproval of the Young Man’s Marriage. Specu:! to Thr Xcu- York Times. , BALTIMORE. March 4.—Gen. F. C. I>a-j    -- trobe, personal counsel for Ross tVinana. i    ^    ■    r> to-night announc.a that Mr. tvinans an- Attorney General s Special Dep- ZUST CUTS DOWN LSAD thorized him to say that his son, khoinas (Wlnan.s, had married without his consent and was now living In Paris on an allowance paid by his father. It Is said the . father is greatly displeased with lijs sou, i and that the young man will not inherit the M'inaiis million.’'. M’hen Mr. \Vlnuns several months ago De Dion Still at Cedar Rapids, Iowa— Protos Reaches Chicago and Moto-i bloo Remains There All Day. uty Arrested After He Accepts $500 in ^^arked Bills. MONEY FROM MONTGOMERY started for America with the bodies of j pQ^rner President of Hamilton Bank 220 DAY OF THE RACE. Time. Dl»-Car.    Arrived.    A.    M.    tance. Tbomai.* ..Omaha, Neb.ll:45 1 5S6 p. M.- Zu#t.....-Vail. Ia..... 6:45 1458 •D© Dion,.. Cedar Rpd», la.... 1262 •Motobloc. Chicago  .... 1043 Proto*... .~Chicago,.... 7:10 1043 •Spent day there. FORECAST FOR RACING WEATHER TO-DAY—Rain, fol-lotred by fallinB temperatnr© and «now. I his wife and another .fton he expected that | hts -eon Thomas would cross the ocean j with him. . The steamer on which they j were to sail was scheduled to leave Liverpool early In the raornlng, and Mr. Winans and his son went on board the Accuse» Him of Threatening to Close Proposed New Bank. Nathan VIdaver. Speclai Deputy Attor- night before. When Mr. Winans awoke    General    for    the    State    and candidate the next morning with the steamship well j    Supreme Court and Court down the Irish Channel he found that his j General Sessions on the Hearst Inde-Eon had slipped off the night betöre,    i    League    ticket,    tvas    arrested yes- The son went straight from L verpoo ° j    Astor    House    with |500 In marked bills In his possession. Paifis and married a Spanish actress, In The District Attorney’s office asserts that this money was obtained from William R, Montgomery, formerly President I of th© Hamilton Bank, as the result of j Five Grandchildren Get $500,000 Each; Son $47,500,000. After being eighty years in thft courts of New Jersey, tho John I. Blair $50,-000,000 e.stat© was I straightened out before Vice Chancellor Emery In Newark yesterday, when the executor was discharged and the steps he had taken In settling: the difficulties approved. The five grandchildren of the testator were paid .$500,000 each in caeh and securities. The.’'« .heirs are Isabella Scribner. Charles Scribnpr, Arthur H. Scribner, Clarence Blair Mitchell, ^and Emma Scribner Larne-d. They said they w'ere satisfied with the terms. The bulk of the es-I tate goes to the executor. Da Witt G. Blair, a son. John I. Blalr of Blalrstown, N. J., died in December, 1809. Five trusts were named in his will for his five grandchildren. It W’as found, however, that many of the stocks specified In "the trusts had been sold. The grandchildren brought suit to'compel the executor to replace these shares with others not specified, to make the bequests the same amount as that named In the will. BLACK ATTACKS ' THE RACING BILLS spit*e of the most strenuous objections on the part of his father. Mr. Winans’s auger was so great when he lea- d his son had contracted what he belle to be a mes- alliance that he is alleged cO have decided    extortion,    the'money havlngj Great Neck Can't Get Rural Delivery Board of Education Rejects Corpora Punishment by a Vote of 21 to 17. By a vote of twenty-one to seventeen the member.s of the Board of Education last night defeated the proposal to Intro- WHIP BARRED FRDM SCHDDLS.' 165 CHILDREN^ PERISH IN FIRE Says if Gambling at Race Tracks 6 corporal punishment in tho pubuo ■'    ;    schools    of    this    city. Is to Co, Bets of Candy Are Punishable. Penned In by Flames and Jammed The special committee appointed to con- | slder the subject, composed of Nathan,; S. Jones, Dr. Dennis J. IMcDonald, and, ^—i- -j George A. Vanderhcff, said that 470 let- i ters had been recftlved .from all parts of i REGULATION, SAYS POTTER the country, 270 favoring the reintrodu''- i '    tion of corporal punishment.    ..»i —-—    I Supt. Maxwell was among tho.*!e who ¡ MANY TRAMPLED TO DEATH i approved ,th© plan. Against Locked Door In Col-linwood (Dhio) Sctiool. Compromiso Proposition Offered by The Jockey Club Would Favor Credit Betting. FDUND NEW SATELLITE. MAILS WAIT DN SDCIED. Special to i he New York Times. OMAHA. Neb., March 4.—The Thomas car In the New York to Paris race arrived at Omaha at 11:45 this morning and will leave for Cheyenne early Thursday to leave the bulk of his millions to others than the son. who would have received them in ordinary oircumstaneea. NAVi^SECRETS REVEALED. Duma Hears That Russian Processes Were Disclosed to English Firm. been accepted by Vidaver ostensibly as a '* fee ” to muzzle the newspapers and keep .Attorney General Jackson’s office from interfering with a plan Montgomery had on foot for the opening of a new-bank In Seventh Avenue. For several months VidaVer has been Without Rich Residents’ Consent. i Observer at Greenwich, England, Saw It on Eight Different Nights. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 4.—The discovery of a new planet or satsRlt© is Special io The New York Times. ALBANY, March 4.—Ex-Gov, Frank S.__________ Black appeared this afternoon at the joint j announced in a cablegram received from hearing befor* th© Codes Committees of    at Kiel, Germany, by th© both houses ¿.gainst th© Agnew-Hart j astronomers at th© Harvard Observatory bills, recommended by Gov. Hughes and ^ Cambridge. framed with a view to check betting on i According to th© cablegram, the new races.    i    body w'as observed on eight different He argued that If the Legislature desired | nights by Observer Melotte at Greenwich, to aboUsh gambling at the race tracks,England, ^nd is visible In a large teles-It must also make it a prison offense for | cope. Its position on Jan. 27 w’as given a young girl to bet a box of candy on the ' as follows: .5300, Green%vich mean time. It j result of a college boat race. When he ! was In right ascension 8 hours 46 minutes j was through speaking, I.oui.s Marshal! of 7.2 seconds, declination plus IS degrees ^ ‘ Broke from Fire Line as Flames Swept Up Stairway and a Panic Followed. INCENDIARISM IS SUSPECTED No Wires to Ignite the Woodwork Where the Flames Started in the Basement. the law firm of Fntermyer, Marshall òc | minutes 34 seconds. The Harvard nsLronomers aro inclined ac’ive In the work of the Attorney Gen-ST PETERSBURG, March 4,—An Inter-j eTal’s department. It was he who con-pellation was Introduced in the Duma to-! ducted the Grand Jury Investigation of day demanding ex,ilanations from Admiral the KJisena Park scandal In    Bor-,    residents of Long Island, and Dike-'. Minister of Marino, of the charges ■ ough. It was he also who prosecuted the |    automobiles    and    can    readily ■    niivRl    r’toarere of    of    nntv    mRHA ne'Ainst t    *■    .    . special to The New York Times. GREAT NECK L. I.. March 4.-On the , ^„^^enheim said:    [ approval of Meadow Brook colonists and „ j ^qthdraw my reouest for time to 1 ю the belief that the object is a satellite, other wealthy property owners of the вес-    Black    '    He    has answered him- j tion alluded to as the “ Newport of, Long    All    I    want    Gov.    Black    to    do    is    to    | Island,” depends the fate of the newly    .j^jg    speech    from    the    transcript    - proposed rural free delivery route for    stenographers’    notes,    end    if    he    -    One of the Famous Гickens Porcelains Great Neck. The Proposed route ie | ¿opg „ot blush wlth'sbame over his per-’ СпеГпТво^-    estate    of    some    of    the    ^    j    for    him.” I    n 14-1    f 4 4# A c 1 Л Tft+4fi a-F T r\T-tr^ T cr 1 о rY »1 О i"?    л    a«.    _    A_l . I TWO TEACHERS ARE VICTIMS $16,D00'F0R A JARDINIERE. Sold at Christie's. uip from Logan. Iowa, w-her. we cu7r. ’t in'navy circles that Russian naval charge of neglect of duty made    |(7; vTtagePost The trip from i.ogan,    communicated    to Vick-1 M ilham Leary. State Superintendent of    «i.v. ers’s Sons    & M^mi. the English ship-' Elections, by AXax Ihmsen, candidate for builders in    connection with the construe-: Sheriff In the last municipal campa.ign. stayed last night, to Council Bluffs was devoid of Incident until we reached the outskirts of Omaha,-where we met with tha grandest reception given us yet. The car has been equal té? Iowa mud and has Office. Postmaster Hicks says their sanction to the rural route is necessary before the less fortunate residents who live in *•    -D,real in r-rniser Rurik by    present    tifne    Vidaver    represents    .    ,    ^    __ tion oi the new Russian cruiser xcurm. uy    remote    sections    .can    have free deilverj#. this firm. These secrets were thereby f    Attoiney General in the Metropolitan rendered available to otner nations.    | It Is all.-ged that the armor, guns, and iitrqet Railway investigation, vidaver denies tlie charge upon w'hich Th. argumcn,., of th. tr,ondo the ..bOXDON Parents Fight with Firemen In Despsi*-at© but Vain Effort to Rescue the Little Ones. sandwiched be- : tion at Chrirtie’a of the famous Dickens of the agricultural soctetlrx, with n. op-    Despite the    financial depression    ^od portunlty for rebuttal. This was a de-    prices tvore realized, 104    lot.,    bringing Among    the    prominent    re."i(lents    whose j partxir© from the usual proceedings at    $100,IHX>. approval    is    asked    for    are William    R.    and    hearings before the Iftgi.slativa coi.imit-- The highest    prcfts were    ^ Spec tel to Th - Ne-a Vr'i- Time.-. CLEVELAND. Ohio. Mar- h 4. - In a fir© that may have been in ‘t-r, i.ary betw-een ICO and 470 children lost i;>vr lives this morning when Lake V1»w Sonooh in th© suburb of Co!llnwT*od. buiued. ' Penned ir narrow h, !lwnys a id jammed stood up wonderfully. (Never before have    V    nfmnr eurm and! YMaver denies tlie charge upon w'hich    »w.    .x.t:.    ... c... neHiui&a uci„ict tz.w .o..,........ Uiî'ôto Sevres iardlniere 8i-> inches high, painted x w.n.trv.  ...........    ............ LU'th'rou'’gh Timritortoirtod'TOndf- shells*' manufactured by Vickers's Sons & h®,..'’“    hut    admits    _that    he    re-    |    ni^nIux"“lLi'zen    Hovt.    'silal    McBca    !    îr,U^lÎ;randIhen”thrpUo|tent9,    ’    hy -Morin end Scloux, and «16.800 tor a set „p again,, a„nrs tb-af c-Ay op- r.e ’. Inward, tiers, as have been found in tlie last rrilcs, Ye have olowod a trail in the mad    daatciicti    Untonq    "to'in-I whor.. cnorpilslng .western manners can ^ ,P.a,u .bcr --^muT_rca^p_^a^harvost_^a^    ^ our t xpt'n.se. along tlie road, how humble the farmhouse, an Ameri- Sllas' McBee. | heard first and then the propofients. Kerr, Roswell | Belmont’s Compromise Plnn August Jann- . 1 sen, William Astor Chanler, Lee Kohn, j mis© plan for the further restriction of His Arrest was the result of a cleverly 1    ■    n    m-Atie-r    process    worked    ouf.at    the    Kolpine    fag-j ex-ecuted plan arranged by District Attor- >.ieetft( us a a    .    »    tory,    and'furnished plans of Russian eight | rey Jerome, to- whom ¡Montgomery had ■' of three Sev bv Morin and gild A letter from August Belmont, President    —    «/mi-tii Mrs F 51 Scott A H Alker J F '    Jockey    Club,    proposed    a    compro-    BRDKAWS    SDDN TD GD SDUTH. their panic-stricken playmates. All of th© vres vases and covers painted    ^    g. nd'gjlcftd by \ lacent.    ■    :    .    л,    v. '    » and crushed under thft g’-mding b«©is ©f O’Rourke, Daniel Wlnant, Paulding Farn-ham, and C. B. M'ilson. and ten inch guns tg the English firm ' gone with .a report of his .negotiations , an fl.-g    W.-C. cllsplayccl, evldencmg    <he    fo    me.ct the :    wUh .he    SpcolaVDepu.v    Thi; patri"i.’sm ot ilte West.    i    .    . \\i>rds are inadeouate to describe our .    .    .    ,    er,,    z    i    DV JrCUSSia. il ai.'iu 1» recf-nta.n    in Omaha. The moment    w'e • V -IT-    i    Ministry communlcatea the RU/>i .jeaetoU Mmsu..ii ^alie^, twent.-iour ^    attaching    rifling    bands    to armor-| marked money and Vidaver's arrest.^" \ which wa.<' one    of the Cher-;    Vidaver    w’as arraigned    before    Magl^ m/ i high-velocity requirements in.^isted upon inaue by the ex-b<ink President appears to ! by Russia. It ahso Is chargcil that the ; l^P^E’aie another lawyer in the traasac- i Ministry communicated the Russian meth-I ti'on.s leading up to the passing of the AUDUBDN YACHT CLUB BURNS, un^ race-track betting. Thi.s p...*i. urged by parents of 111 Wife H-ar That She W II th* stewards of The Jockey Club after a    Accompany    Her Husband. Tòt. x.ii y. > consultation with Police Commi.ssioner , Bingham and several Ju.stices of thft .Su-'    2-pecic-    7-;,:    A,    a    }.»'/ i :mes. ipreme Court, contemplates the prohibition i HIGH POINT. N. c.. March 4,~It is un- report Young^AVomen Help Save Property at statutory enactment of the passing of derstood that the ITnivs, par.mta of Mrs. it the tracks. This would have for its result the inaugura-'af Fairview Lodge, have peen advised that of which more than 100 nave beftu identi- mi!es-i,east of Oiiiaha, the fact was an vouncr-d by the .screeching of- a large i siren whist-le at the TTnion Pacific shops. Incidentdllv. permission must be obtained victims were betweer the ages of 6 a;; i 14 years. There wer« at .1 CIO ■ 1 i’dre:. in th© school. Two teaoherp. zu va u e forts to sav© the litile -'nes. p -t hd -,.;. To-nig’.1 165 bodies are in the. morgue a' Collinwood, ovftr Oi.naha h-'-araldiug our approach. When wc reached the bridge betw'een Council Bluff.s and Omaha eight cannon were f I .red. and every whistle in the city ■^pec^tGular River Front Fire. ¡money in betting at the tracks. This . William Gould Biokaw, who are now’ a\ spectacular fire, caused    j    credit betting, pomething akin to Mr. BroKuw has decided to wait several,    Thlrtee*-- tototo to    '.'-'I®™ now lnvoT.ieat the English days louger i:i-New York before returning ^    ^    nraccou -,o.l for, ard mAtlve, destroyed last night the premises    _    South in ord‘-r that Mrs. Brokaw. who is otmuicn ished secrets of the Odoukhoff arms fac-, traie Herrman in the Tombs Court an4^ the Audubon Yacht Club. John Dal-    pootter    for Hegnlatlon.    still in a hospiial. luay accompany him. - all the hospitals and houses for two mhes tory.    I    toleased on cash bail, pending an Investi-Tton’s Launch Club, and the Fore TVash-    g    gp^sation was caused    by I William CK.uId, un-’ie of Mr. Brokaw’, has ; around contah.e-d chil lr- .z. some mortally '    agnmst    him. The j jiigton Canoe Club, all of which were    reading of a letter from Bishop Pot- telegraphed from New York, deczying ihe ^    s-ri    usly injured. along the river front at IGSth Street and    which he said it is report thr>t Mr. Urok.'W*    had deeded the’ the Hudson River. Fifteen launches and j^,,,to.onviciion that not abolition, but regu- Fair .dew estate i- him. twenty canoes stored In or near the clubs r’btobbw-;.    notes    signed    U.    s.    grant,    jr.,    ev^ence    will    be    рЬааеб    bef„,e    .be    Gra„6 Jury to-day.    *    . . Are Fraudulent and Void, Wall Street ; on the authority of an official connect-Hears Three U. S. Grants. i    District    Attorney’s    office    the and I evidence wdll show that the money was . . This warning, to whivh ihft name of the , obiaiued from Montgomerv under threats wasletleo,se. When the people ef Omaha    conceri.ecl    gave interest, was sent I    serious Injnrv to his 'bnslnoes plan.«, do anything, they do It thoroughlt.    ,    ^ Wall Street news agency yester- . 'pnis evidence will be given bz- policemen .They ten me that such mammoth ;    Uvhn overheard conversations betzveen the ' .Towds through whivh we were actually    5    , ,    g,e„„    nytiv.    '¿at thetc p,.melpals in the case, snpplement.ng the compelled to fight our wav for a rrde, are i. , n-jth-s ->r p>-rs--.nal .'b itiatums b^'anng nih .    „    t    , were never bftfore seen in Omaha Police-' ^'b'naturo upon the nuu-k.-t tor sa!o or .ii.-5oouni. writtftn etidonce of a stenographer who, ,    e z. acz i he woins ,'iH i-.-i-.-fin.s that if sir h, am to- . -whilo hidden In il clothes closet in Mont- men and officers on horseback in front    frauh.l-u    ..zd    vvi.l    ,    go.ner.Vs home early yesterzlay mornl.ig. of-us were responsible tor our final sue-, uiyss, s S. Gran,, .son zzf the - ’’«‘-i ,„„1,    shorthand    a    conversation cessful .effort ,0 reach our . arage, .dent, usually^known as L, b. .'-aut. Flowers and flags thrown nt us during lives in San Diego, Cal., most ot the year. our passage thrOygh this vast concourse pj. S. Grant, nephew of the late Pre.sident, "f people mingled in gay confusion with ..who is not jimior, has a post in the United Iowa mud.    1    States Sub-Treasury. He said yesterday This Is the grandest reception we hayj ! that he did nc-t know' whence tiiv warning had, not excepting Nevv Y'ork City, came or why it w'as Issued, Ii did not The Interest taken in this face is. amazing ' come from him. to me, I have never seen such enthu-, Gen. Fred D. Grant, comm,ander of the slasra. I hope the same courtesy will be: Department of the East, stationed at extended tho foreigners when they ar-1 Governors Island, has a son, Ulys.ses S. , ^    ■.    w nYe.and Iam sure It will H. E. Freder-| Grant, thtod who is a graduate of West |    bills    was    not    the Ickson, ,ha Omaha agent lor the -Ihomas . Point, and is stationed at. Boston. Gen. L ^    Vidaver    had    received    from cars, met us twelve miles'cast of Omaha. : Grant said that the warning, he was sure, j    nvvordlng    to    evidence which Montgomery. According to the District Attorney Grossman acted as rfie go-between, during most of the aealing.s between A'idaver and the former Ihesident of the Hamilton Bank. He is accused of arranging the meeting yesterday afternoon betwet n 5'idaver and ^Montgomery at the Astor House, alinough he was non present when ____  would    provide the best means of w'f r© also burnftd. The damage was e.stl- ,    ({.¡e    betting evii. A .«imilar letter ma.red at about    the    Rev. Dr*. I'homas R. Slicer of Miss Glady.fi Springftr, daughter nf Jfhn .    already    been    read. If. .Springer of the Grand Opera Ho^e, To-day’s hearfngwas heldwith a view i Twenty-third Street, was tlie first    ^ Qf giving the agricultural societies who tice the fire, which started in Dalton s. i    been    represented «s opposed to any She telephoned to Fire Hah. and then. ^ | change in the law a chance to .be heard, companv with Mis.s (flara Auway, Miss G. ! Qnly thirty out of sixty-one county fair Sturges. and several oiher.s, including    state    were    represented; Capt. Fayne Kretzner. Commodore of the louIs Marshall, who made« the principal Knickerbocker Canoe. Club, formed a/gp^^-ch in favor of the bill, was a member bucket brigade and did great work in    fyt the Constitutional Convention of lz«;04. ing several of the launches and canoes, i    proposed    the omnibus prohibition pending the arrival of the Fire depart- g^gj^g^ gambling. He declared that the ment.    I    Porcy-Gray law evaded tlie Constitution ^    i    and fell short of meeting the Intentions “TIN CANS’: IN THE SUBWAY. I of those that revised It. -1-- I    ••The ordinary ’ Fire’s Origin a Mystery. WhiY* caused th© fir© is a mystery. _____ ’There    are    hints    itat    u    was    lnr©ndiary. SIXTEEN MINERS ENTDMBED. t”"«-    '    ”    '    ■ Tiie parents of 5irs. Bnikaw say that rumcr.fi of a separa'i-cn are u vfozmded. English Coiliers Cut O^f hy Fire— Feared Thiy Must Perish. BlRMfNGHA.)!. England; March 4.- '' fire broke out this evening 'u the Ilarn-stead colliftry, near b.ere. Sixteen mincr.fi are entombed and re.''-cu-Ing part" ' have net been able to reacli them. It to (eared that they have perished. BDTH "fighters may die. citizen, who on one New Cars So Named by Guards—The I day visit.« a race track Cznd observes Side-Door Problem.    i    the operatlo,, of thr ,mol seller m an In- ■ Closure .specially provided, known as the The order requiring the 1"^®’*^'-^rough :    g    hundred    different Rapid Transit Company ,0 show ^ause ’    g^    which attractive odds are of- why all the Sij^way cars should not have ,    g^q    who finds that these operations end will probably pilot us fhrough, to ! had net been eent out by has    doors    came    up    for    hearmg-    befoie    j-^gyg    apparently    the    sanction    of    law,    is ('heyenne. Y’e start in the morning, after ¡did not think his brother had sent it out,    _to_    „    «    uca    cim    whioh    Public    Service    Commissioner-Eustis yes- ; „„^ble to understand why Rival Grocers in a Desperate Sattle Following a Trade Dispute. Sr cic'. 'c Th - New York Times. PAS.4.AIC, N. J., March 4,—Samuel Z\i- ¿mbulancps were sent in. rltsky ,nud Louis Alper fought each other so despcratftlv in a lonely section of G.ar-fleld ye.steruny afternoon iiiat they had t he gumbo (Iowa mud) has been knocked i off the car and fresh tires put on. My i trip ,ends at Cheyenne, which I regret; as | 1 have long fostered a great regard j for my car, v/hich has stood the strain so well, and carried us thus far in safety. I Iiate to leave “ old baby ’’ and turn her over to .‘'trange hands, although my rugged companion, George Schuster, assures me that he will see she J IS not ir :str-’ated. 'Well. I of Omaha, hours, and for the fir.st time since, leav Ing New Y'ork 1 feel at home. The people of Omaha ha\ e a way of taking you into their “ bosom " that at once appe.Vls 10 you as sincere. The managers of th: Hotel Schlltz,. Messrs. Philbln and Murphy,-extended the courtesy of their house :o,us. and treated us to the finest day repast it has been my fortune DFFICERS CRITICISE HALE. Action in Cutting Short Commander Sims's Testimony Raises Row. Special ■o l'he Nciv York limes. AVASHINGTOX. Muivb 4.—The action of Benator Halo and otlier Senators in I cutting siiort the staioment with which There w’as a check for a like sum which j Mdaver ref ived last yeai'. j When He First Met Slontgomcry. According to the information received ! by Mr. Jerome, the dealings between Vld.aver and the banker began last November. a fe-.v weeks after the Hamilton Bank was closed by order of the Superintendent of^iBanks, and Montgomery, who to be carried home, .and boih may die unable to understand wny he cannot, on j    their injuries, terday, but was postponed jrntito ApilU succeeding da>', visit a poolroom and |    m'en are grccers. Zurltsky having bet on the same horses without con- j pQr^wasPfi his store from Alpers on contributing to the commission of a State ¿m.jn that Alp* is 8. owing to the Inability of Bion J. Arnold, the commission’s expert, to be pres-^ ent. Alfred A. Gardner, counsel for the company, said the company would not con^' sent to have side doors irr ail the new | After several spftakers had been car«, providing thft cornmisfiion would In favor* of the bill ex-Gov. Black g< ¿prison offense. Bx-Gov. Black’s Speech. should not re.fiume 'ard Jie i business w'itl in 1 n blocks. Alper'.s wife started a new grocery store a block awa.y from the old stand, and her husband and ! Zurit.s’ky fought, vosterday in con.sequence. i face and atom- • the front of the woodwork. Thftro was ro rubbish where the flames begac. to ignite from spontaneous comlzSti.G. All tzoe.r. now seems to be kn.:-v.n ifi that z-ee lini© girls coming from t.-© 'oasem© ’    s*-‘ smoke. Before tl © j uit or « unded ‘1 fire alarm a mziss t f ^    r-. was sweeptog :;i » e stairway ir i ^ i^ftmenr Before th© children from th© upp©r floors j C'Mdd reach the ground egress was cut off and they perlshe h It w'as all over almost i betor© the frantic mother.s who gathered realized that their cnlldren were lost. TVith the "all for fire mginfts calls for Every ambulance from the ea.«tern end of Clevelan»! •s*as pressed into .«crvicft TVagons we;« used to carry c'/f the dead. Rescuers were present by the hundreds, but they (OU'd not s.nve th© life of on« child, so dense was th© Jam ,at the foot of the stairway«. The T^ake View School was a three- story .«tructurc Alper was k cked in the Undftf f.ift stairway in t'ne building was the want to set back to the subject    Muslit    to    open    his ¿s- t. I have been here only a few    ‘h®    b'vcstigation    yes    er- 6 for the first lime since leov-I day has resulted In iz storm ot crnlc.sm I    ,    e.    „    „    ,    ^    i    ach but fought until he knocked his as- ! fvjrnace. C. toJl’:,,to..Uto,jtooutolon There -liant down In fn.link Zurltsky sus-; Owing to thft mild weat’ner there ess fire than ufiuai. and it. is cer- jdrop'tiiat part of tlm order requiring the ; floor, j had succeeded E. R. Thomas to the Presi-    of the cars at present in use. |    “    T; deucy of the suspended institution, \vas    installment    of the recent pur-i ■’It is a purely practical quesHon.    g    fracture    of    .the    skuh.    and    this    ;    7“    .    z    ,,,    .    *    -    ^her©.    On making vigorous efforts to get tue    |    of    new steel cars for the Subway ; is not a profession in tne uorld, the mem-    -    "    f    tain    that    th©    1    - positors' consent to a plan for resumption. i ^^g^ bpen received and put In operation | b©rs of which would not divide upon the j    _—^ Commander Sims gave out a statement The newspapers were commenting unfavorably on the bank on reports of its affairs that emanated from the office of the to-day covering his preliminary remarks ■    (»gj^ieral, w’hich at that time was befoie the Sen'.'le Committee.    Pref-j    gg investigCzlion in conjunction, aced It by sayirzg that his remark about |    Bttite Banking Department. the poor guT.nery In the Spanish w'ar wa.s i 'puere w;ca a meeting between Montgom- on the Subway expresses. The cars have question of w’hether gambling is right or doors nearly twice as wide as the doors j wrong. of the older type of car, and the plat- !    “ You should not be guided, whether forms are correspondingly larger. It is you come from Chemung. Buffalo, or said the new cars cost about .$.5,000, less j Brooklyn, by the sentiment In your dia-each than did the first steel Subway cars. [ trlcts which may foil you in your desire. The ceiling instead of being aluminium is ! to cPme back to the Legismture if you t noon-I .not intended to be a. reflection on the per-j 7g,.j, yidg,,gr, who at that time was    g    good    deal,    and    ;    shoulder to par-; sonne! which he declared “is the best ,    ^p-e    Attorney    General    s    ppe    train    guards    have    dubbed    ,    yourselv run counter to it. Should you let I the first .floor four rooms wore in us© when the fire startf.*<f. and the children of ——————    ,    ;    floor    escapftd wdth few exceptions. But Japan Expects Release of Vessel,    heiiovcd    the    ringing    of    the ND THREATS TD CHINA. an Apology? and Damages. fir© I gong w i-as tee uSual fTe drill s'gn.al and 'rOKIO, Mar. h 4,-Officftrs of the E?r-'    uv order. The pupils on th« elgn Office tp-day made tills staiement; j    third floors bftCzTme panto* “Japan has issuftd no ^jltiihatum and ■^ ^ lake of since leaving Chicago.    |    in the world.” ;    ^    ¡office, but w'as associated with Clarence |    “tin    cans.” The Secretaries of the Omaha Club and ^ The shooting in tho war was bad ’ sim- j    as counsel for the Independence ! ,’es be guided by any local breftzes^y^gs made no threats to Cliina in .-unnec-! ":1г1ск"П a the Omaha Autoiaobile Club, Lee Moshan, i PG' because the s\ st- m in vogue then did league and stood close to ‘Attorney Gen-and other officials, are preparing a ban- i develop th" ability of the gunners oi    Jackson.    TVhat    transpired    at    that    in- of the material. Our men are the supe-, tprvlew will oe told to the Grand Jury to-riors of any othc.’s ir the world, and since the present sy.‘'tftm of gunnery training was establish’d they Inave shown that they can beat any other navy .-In the quet for this evening ¿.t the Hotel Rome, and I anticipai a great time. Omaha has ^ciared a holiday for this afternoon, and festivities are under wcy. Immense crowds are forever following us, day by .Montgomery himself. HAD A SECRET WEDDING. near Door YVa» Lorked. The nurubftr of pupils wa.s more than H/Voods Were Married In November. special to The New York Times. •' like that, then you are not fit to be here j ^-ith the steamer Tatsu’s illegal seiz-at all.’’    j    ure. M’e are doponding on    .good    sense i Mr. Black declared that the Constitution ■ of the    Chinese (lOvernraeiC    to    reh_zi.’'e the ¡was against all forms of gambling and : ve.ssel.    exprftss re.grets, and    pay    dam-    normally    Inrg'. the legislators would not do their j ages.”    had    been    placed in tlie upper part of the There wa.fi only one fire escape. ;:nd tr.ft sma.ier children George Quintard, Jr., and Miss Male    ^    .      , full duty if they singled out one special | lqacpoN. Marrh .5.-A-special dispatch : building. form of gambling to make it a crime. He j    Mornin.g    lost    from    Shanghai    ;>ays    -par    of the building, declared that if it was wrong for a man ; ^y^g,    ^-ere    two    stairways,    on©    leading    to and when we seek a .secluded nook for a ! world.” moment’s re.spitc, they still follow.    j The narration Of hj.s criticisms, he said, Capt. Hans Han.scn joined us to-day at :    “    involve    relating    some    unpleasant Omaha iind enjoyed his fir.st ride in'the i incidents, Including apparent reslstence -Vinerican car. The local paper.s express ; criticisms, and to the remedying of se-.greai interest in this fact. I was glad to : I'ious defects, the disappeara,nce of offi-see the Ca plain,. wiio proudly produced .dal reports, a.ud th© practical secretion of t silk American flag and. waved it a.s his official documents.” 'irrdential.’'. Remember we are off again, ” Y'ou can’t handle pow’der, and handle to-inorrow ¡morning and will keep the it fast, wdthout naving accidents. And jeiirl.    I    you have got to handle it fast—you mu.«t Col. A^lliiim P. Cody. ’■ Buffalo Bill.” , reach your gun before the other fellow '.a© on the! Reception Committee; which    fo    Y'ou    must    hit    the    other    iellow accountzS in ¡a large meaaure for our good . huick, and as many times as you cajt be-time.' The c|olonel is about to buy a drink', ^ore he gets at you. for tha croWd, and I must end this stm-v. The version, that has come to the Dis* trict Attorney's office is that Vidav,,^ offered to muzzle the newspapers    -^-yrjTE    PTxAINS.    March    4,—Following ' to bet monev at the track it was equally j japan are seri.msly strained owing lo Ti.e in-i-    -    -       y Bhutung off the Information concerning |    ^ount    Vernon Miss ; wrong for a woman to bet a pair of gloves ;    chm t^^otohft ^    ^    door    In    front    and    'he    other    t“    a    door the Hamilton Bank- affairs whJch was |    Woods,    famous    since    tho    Brewsters    ¡    or a box of candy on a boat race ar a..y- ; ^y'^^ ^aVs that Ja;-un desclares that it will in the re.'T. Both of these doors opened cropping out oif the Attorney General's    yjjg >;ew York Central, and i thing Involving an element ofchance. ¡regard the i^fnsai to release the steamer    |v,g4-    yy^^    reaw-door George \V. Quintard. .Jr., grandson of tho “Never unless    ...... oince. Montgomery wanted to know w-hat such a tcrvK-e would cost, so the story goes, and was lold that it would be Moses H. Gro-ssman was thereupon seen i bv Montgomery, and a little later Vidaver. get out until to-day. BETRAYED BY A COCK CROW. it be written in tho ■ 9s a casus behl statute book can betting be regarded as a i crime. It is a question of personal liberty, j It is a question of right. Y'ou can t stop; n    rpad    f-1© letters ! Prisoners Said Valises Held Clothing, z-zs ,TLv^izze,z.>zzzv z J, .,1...... ».    ----- .    j       -    .    Whcn    cx-Qov. B1 RcK reaci izi© leriein . rtoeived a check’ for $rKX>, signed with j . The bride displayed great courage when from Bishop Potter .and Dr. Slicer he | but Rooster Wouldn't Keep Still. Grossman's name. On this check, it is j , ofpn-cfor Express was wrecked on supplemented the reading with the_ re- wealthy iron manufacturer, were married on Nov. 16, 1907, in Mount Vernon. The facts concerning the wedding did not j was locked a.© well. "VYhen the flames were discovered th© ' teachers, who throughout seem to hav« ■ acted with courage and self-possession, iand to have struggled heroically for th# MONTAGUE ROBERTS. ZUST COVERS 8q MILES. CUBAN IMPDRTS FALL DFF. February Receipts for 'These expressions are taken from the    asserts    that ' te.stimonv of Rear Gvdmirai William .S. Bank news came but of the Aitorno', i,„zvlos. ¡.hief Of the BU'Z.X,, ' Of the Navy Departraem. before tlie reeolver for the Hamilton Bank some r.j.stoms -¿'cuate Committee on NzTv.-ii Affair.« 10-day wveks past. Then came the    1    .    ..    j    „    л i ели-тол *    -    .4    z.    of    cr“irtom«    .O'ьт-1р ¡¡ori of the receivership by a court order | Amounted to Only $1,604,730. Reaches Vail, Iowa, After Difficult '    /    нг.п    "    ‘    and the indictment of Montgomery on the ■ r\ t £ T\ • i- n -    ^blp construction.    charge of overdrawing his account.^ Tins Day of Drizzling Rain    n Admirirl Cowles said that the American Indictments still hangs over his head. Spec.iil to The S'e~w }'ork Ttmcs..    | ships were the. equal of any afloat, and! ’    I’lan    for a New Bank. VAIL, Iowa. March 4.—The Zust fital-! i:idor.«ed in positive terms the open turret | Relieved of ali с’ птаtion with the Ian) car, seciond in the New Y'ork to Paris ¡and direct ammunition hoist with the im- Hamilton Bank M.w.ig.imery some time 'oulldmg. race, arrivej here at 6:45 o’cTock to-night. co.vering only eighty-nine miles to-day. A breakdoiwn outside of Jefferson ja 11 o'clock spoiled the chances of the l^iais. car making pro.veincnts nuadv- since the Missouri and ggg began to hiy plans f«'r another bank Georgia .accidents. Rockefeller Estate Ltens Satisfied. a better record, though be-1 Two of t’ne four nu chanics’ liens cause of the delay of th© Thomas car »at | gg-ginst the John ]>. Rockefeller estate Italians actually reduced the i pocantico lliU.« recimtly were satisfied to be opened in Sev."!tii Avftuue. He con-, tho.se of any    ^ .fiulted Grossman, v, h .idvised him to see ; of CuIki by the Spanish, (.-xceptlng th© Viflnver- There were ..several meetings month of September. 1906. ! th7Y«Tembl^y    chimben    ‘ThVre* We?©    more    j carrying valises in 125th Street.    ^y^g    children    had    not been trained    ta than a    score    of    them,    and    they    all    de-i ^igdyson Avenue, and    when    one of the.    and the dared they 'W'er© in favor of the reforms,    <3i-opped his valis© And ran Treanor. seek anv other exit. The fir© to-dair dutor?hi''bill9 fa”the U'toN?îi'6.‘’î-7“i grabbed the other ttz-o.    ,    (rent    d.r.otlj-    und.r    this    p«-t    of    th. a telegram' from Gov. Folk of Missouri. _Both asserted that they h.ad only cloth- , telling the story of the abolition of race- j    j-yj^ir errip.s. out just then Treanor track gambling there.    ¡heard    a mufflvd crowing. He took thé ~ “■    men    to the station house, where the va lises were found to contain six flghumg cocks, two bird.’' in a valise, all clipped and ready for I lie fray    ^ The men said t’ney were Harry Hudson. 25 years old, of Knglewoo.i, N. J., and    mass Albert Keitz. 30. ot the    same    town. Keitz    pacKeq    m«    ,    , bad $100 in his pocket.    They    were locked    against    it.    From    that    second    non©    or up 8A suspicious persons.    ;    gg^.    portion    of    th© HAVANA. March 4.—The custom? receipts at Havana for February amounted to only $1.604.730. In January the receipts were- $2,225,042, and in December The February receipts were less than ! Gov. Folk Says Anti-Gambling Laws month since the evacuation MORE FINE HORSES NOW. Do Not Stop Their Raising. JEFFERSON OiTY, Mo.. March 4.— When the children reached th© foot of tb. .-’.'I'-s thftv found the flame© cloa« upon I'uftm. and so swift a rush wa© mad© for the door that .in an Instant a tightly of children waa piled up Omaha the American's lead from 132 to 78 miles. The i vesterday in ihft Gounty Clerk's office trouble end the steering tarded the с auntered was a rcDêtition-ot ; white Plains. Tiiesc liens were filed gear difficulty whicT\ has rc-jjjariy A. Leeder and Thomas Conroy ar ever since its breakdown in ! ty-_j firm of Let*der it Conroy’ because of a i torney Rochester, N. Y'. After two fected and The i-ecor hour.s’ w’ork repairs were ef he car proceeded. a of eighty-nine miles under i PAIAf BEAm ’    .    j Seabo.ard. F!'-“’ _ L ...    ,    „ rt    Shortest Flo Cojottlnned on Page 3*    I : T U J ii A li* '    ’ to ivi tv vAjj^j I tot: A cx    .    "    A-cx      -, ’ dispute -to to paymehts by contractors for |    prni?cnGon orihe' overdraH . re-established next I ebruary. -1 the building of a Ic.indry'.    ohto-E-e    ^ I    ----------- Thir was several days ago. ^Montgomery I _    .. 'EACH-ST. ArorSTINE-MLAMI    TOe"Dfs:    i Fwrida i.imiied-daily—all Pullmans, a fuU statement of the case, me ms    Repot    and Office, 1.18D Broadway, -'lor-'.' R zute. Ofiiee, 1,183 B’way.— •      ^__«.    |    g.    s.    Robinson,    Manager.—Adv. !gimblini''than'whi'i ¿ambling on race ; band J.ietloe 'Ta-.e yf'¿'rt    | i tracks was licensed.-    i    ^n    InUtotoT    '1?lTTheUn^Stoh"    i dtniad by the artist. Continued on Page 8« TOUR TO SEE WASHINGTON. Only $12.00 or $14.5$ covers necessary expenses for three days. Leaves Thursday, March 12, via Pennsylvania Railroad.—Adv. thftTft was a frlghtfal panic, with 2i'V> of the pupils fighting for their lives. Most ef those who wer© WU©d NEW YORK TO PACIFIC COAST S55.    \    jhe    greater part of thoS© wfcO Lehigh Valley, 355, 1,460 B’way.—Aav, I