Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1907, Washington, District Of Columbia Want ID Washington fort and bring quick II costs you nothing to To-morrow clearing and Temperature 49; 32. NO. JANUARY 3, 1907. THREE Ti McClellan Names Dooling to Heaa Election HAS SUPPORT Mayor in Manifesto Says He Cannot Tolerate Organization Had Recommended pointment of Voorhis as and He May Appeal to Courts to Con- Him in Says Ho Has Ho Choice for Leadership of STOLEN JEWELS to Washington Post New Jan. I to-day Issued a manifesto defying Charts F. and tlie Tammany 1 as at present constituted The 1 was given out by the mayor In connection the announcement that lie had appointed John T. a. lawyer of 68 William to succeed John B. Voorhis as commissioner of Commissioner Voorhis was manded for reappointment by the general committee of Tammany Mayor's The mayor's manifesto reads as appointing Mr. as the of the Democratic of New York County on the board of I take the opportunity to say as far as I can. I shall nize and strengthen genuine Democracy In thli city and Invite Its but I cannot recognize the existing control In Tammany or tolerate any relations Its present I have named a man of strict the of the general com- of the Twentieth assembly dis- a member of the law committee of and Its representative In legal affairs tbat require an expert edge of the election I He Has No haie no candidate tor the leadership j of Tammany nor Have I the least desire to involve with the tions of anv one who Is peeking There has been no time when J have had a or sought to control the should like to have support of the I have been a believer in party re- sponsibility In but If J cannot have that support under conditions which favor clean and efficient then I do without McCarren with Standing close to the In his on Is Senator of While Murphy Is making attempt of his life to have Senator from the Democratic State thg leader is choice from the City and is busy night and the on him by use of When the final down political prophets Carren will be tha strongest staff has to rely Ona of the moves which the mayor Is expected to make soon Is to e ve rsn a bundle of patronage In the of tn marshals in All of them have been selected from the faithful members of the and appointment lows close upon the selection file of a McCarren for depute trot cleaning cf Brooklyn In the opinion of political this ll the most radical step that the mayor has taken since friendly political relations between him and Murphy erto he has refused to make appointments 4amanded by but never before liae he turned down a man who was in- by the Tammany organization as Mr Murphy was not at Tammany Hall and It waa said he was In ence at Good Ground Chairman Con- of the Democratic State leaders generally refused to discuss the manifesto in Murphy's ab- vence Voorhis May It understood that Commissioner Voorhis refuse to give up his and tako the matter to tha courts There some question as to the law the some that the mayor is bound to follow the recommendation of the general and others that he may exercise his own discretion Mr Dooling was one of the mayor's legal advisers last year In the Inzi in connection with W. K. Hearst's attempt to secure a recount of the lots cast in the election of 1905. The mayor reappointed to tha board of elections Re- of XeW York and Commissioner of Kings 10 place of of he appointed Rudolph C a Woodruff The mayor refused to add anything to and declined to com- ment on Gov recommendation of a recount The mayor announced the meit of John B Pine Frank Millet members of the municipal art com- mission Certified Checks Special to Tha Washington New Jan of the Wall Street detective announced this afternoon that two certified and in- Nos. 8 and 9, one for and the other for drawn bv Herman Arpe and payable to Frederick s had been stolen The checks were fied bv the Farmers Loan and Trust f2 and wers at the National City 3 p m Unexcelled service via Penn. Atlantic Coast Line R. R Florida mation 601 Penn. Ave. Gems Worth Are Discovered in Train Porter's to Tbo Washington Jan satchel con- consisting principally of diamonds and valued at at least WOB brought to Savannah to-day by Con- i ductor T. H. of the Atlantic They will be restored to Senor and Senora from whom they were stolen On December EL the couple left New York for traveling via the Railroad and the Southern Tha Senor that day took from his safety deposit box the jewels belonging to For a moment or so their watch over their treasure became less and then It was that the thief caught up the satchel and made his Tha Mirandas soon discovered their loss which reported to the Jacksonville who upon the complaint of anda arrested Mrs. L. C. Brown and Miss Buelah Belle her who had been on the At a ary hearing however the who are said to be prominent New were In the meantime Merry a negro porter on the Atlantic Line train on Its way to entered his closet and found there a satchel containing the HE ARRAIGNS LAWYERS Bitterly Reproached by Angry Husband in IS HOSTILE Justice Gaynor Says They Make Trusts RAILROAD REBATES BOBBERY Mew York Jurist Tells Club of Buffalo that Attorneys in Various State Legislatures Pasa Laws to fy Decisions of the Abuse of Power by N. Jan. William J of was the cipal guest at the annual dinner of the Club here Hla subject was Responsibilities of the Bench and Ho kaid In part. per cent of the in ambers of our legislatures are lawyers They con- tiol the legislation of the They are therefore responsible for certain con- ditions existing in the The broke up the commercial trusts For in- twenty ears ago the sixteen sugar corporations entered Into an agreement by which twelve trustees and then the stockholders of each of them turned over their stock to these of gave such trustees absolute control of each of the and enabled them to elect the board of directors of and run all of the corporations as a sixteen competing concerns were turned Into and competition among them destroyed and prices In the same way the thirty-nine ent Standard Oil dispersed all over the country and holding charters from the different were turned Into ono Lawyers to the 1890 the highest courts In New York and Ohio declared these combinations il- legal and dissolved But what did the lawyers in our legislatures way they passed laws to nullify the effect of these judicial deci- They passed statutes enabling creation of corporations to acquire and hold the shares of stock of any other number of corporations without Turning Tils attention to Judge Gaynor said the country's iron highways were frequently used to certain and and to destroy their in business by favoritism in freight He said favoritism enabled one to under- sell his rival and ruin him and drive him out of Rebates Are The speaker said the granting of re- bates was a heartless and said use of our highways to perpetuate It mado it AS bad as way and that succeeding ations would look back upon us as lost to moral sense to have tolerated It so He said that the lawyers had a for this ioi It never could have grown up except by their aid or and continue if they united in educating the community to full of its and to tne fact tnat the railroads were not but public highways over one hod the light of trans- portation on equal WEDS WHITE Couple's Teacher in Nebraska Now Urges Separate Schools for Special to The Nebr Jan are those In Nebraska uho no longer agree with President in his theory of of white children with the j of other races difference of was caused by the wedding of Miss Flora a beautiful white of Cherry with a full-blooded Indian who had attended school with and won her for his Miss Lulu county superintendent of Cherry has become positively alarmed at the dency of common schooling of two ent races Miss who is from one of the best families of Cherry married the Indian The school teacher used her influence to prevent the but to no the girl twitting her that he Indian lover was as well had as good and In all respects as desirable aa the white boj there could be no reason for rejecting him because of his Squaws of the tribe will now be ra's says Miss must make her home In the wigwam or shanty her husband It was to me a I am now Jn favor of separate schools for red and yellow and black and white PRISONER HANGS In Jail for Shooting at Wife and Hitting Another Jan accused of shooting Mrs. Quam at her home in this last Thursday committed suicide some time Tuesday bv hanging himself In his cell In the Steel County Zimmerman shot at his own who tiad left him and taken refuge in the 8uam but the bullet struck Mrs. It's Unsafe and Unprofitable to keep your surplus money idle Deposit your funds in banking dept. of Union Trust Co 1414 K. Interest on all Has Hated Him Since Alleged of Slayer of Architect White Fears Her Stepfather De- nies Offer of for Letters It Is Will Show Real Cause of Enmity Between Thaw and Are Carefully Special to The Washington Post New Jan. a strenuous interview with her husband In the Evelyn Kesbit loft the prison at the close of shortly before noon In her Interview Tilth her husband she hart to endure his angry reproaches be- cause she had failed In her endeavor to Influence her mother In his Aa usual there was a crowd of loiterers gathered about the entrance to tlie prison to curiously at tho beautiful young girl wife of the Pittsburg millionaire who killed the Stanford In Great Mrs. tears glistened on her cheeks as she rode down In the elevator in the Tombs from the tier upon which her cell is She them away with a damp of lace ard ging at her ell on her way from the elevator entrance to the Her gle with lier veil was obviously to con- her great Harry K. Thaw was somewhat no re composed when a keeper asked him if Mrs Thaw was ill. some bad from bothering I remarked lighting a Fear Her Thaw and his counsel have for some been disturbed over the Antagonism shown by Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. of stepfather and mother of Evelyn The Holmans have definitely assured District Attorney who will sonally conduct the prosecution of that they will be here ate the They will also bring many letters written to Mrs. by Stanford Thaw regards his timony as undoubtedly as It will certainly reflect unon his own motives and conduct as far as concerns his tions with Evelyn to the time she became Mrs Has Hated Mrs It Is stated In dispatches from had hated Thaw since a time two years before her daughter's because he then beat the girl brutally In a Paris Thaw and Evelyn at that time In as man and Mrs. Holman was Informed that one re- turning to tbe suite In one of the French best known hostelries after a drunken Thaw tied the childish tle chorus girl to a bedpost and lashed her with a until she fainted from and The matron infuriated by the and then she vowed to avenge her if she had to wait a lifetime for a chance She became Harry most relentless and through months that dragged to years she sought an opportunity to punish the young man for his attack on her Evelyn then was at an age when she should have been In Terrified hy Tho Pittsburg dispatches further made clear the clash of and White's purposes m connection with the beautiful nrt model and chorus Terrified by savage still bearing scars his the baby-faced sharer of the Pittsburg prodigality fled Prance for tills She hurried to her mother's and Mrs. was before the older woman's marriage to White's aid to have the girl restored to The architect sent Evelyn to a where the girl's spirit returned with her Either Thaw or a friend of his circulated a story that White the model away to regain control over but In last night's dispatches a member of man's household was quoted as saying letters in Mrs. Holman's possession would show that It was at her request the New Yorker placed Evelyn In the retreat Mrs. It was asserted In the dis- would be accompanied to this city by her Howard who would testify that his expenses at the Chester Military Academy were paid by White to the day of the architect's It was said young might give strong testimony against his and like his he was resolved not to be swerved by his pleading In Letters Will Show Mr. Evelyn's though guarded In of his volunteered the opinion that the stories his wife and stepson could tell would not Increase of He added the letters Mrs. Holman had would show for the time the real cause of the enmity between Thaw and and he said his wife would be escorted to New York by a guard strong enough to thwart any attempt to steal the papers from The Holman were In a safe-deposit vault in and he said they would be kept there until Holman should start for this The sensational story to the effect that an offer of had been mode to Mrs. Holmar for tlie letters written to her by Stanford White was to-day absolutely both In New York and Holman's husband was seen In to-day and asked as to the of Denies Offer of that story is he laughing can say that there Is absolutely no truth In the I have heard such mors but the price ot the letters has Fifty thousand dollars is the largest offer I of. But you can say that those letters are not In the market Mrs. Holman will keep That story makes me It was declared again to-day that emo- tional Insanity will be defense for the murder of Wh Thai th's line of action been decided on Is shown by recent moves of counsel for The services of medical experts nave ready been secured who will tell the jury that the young man was insane at the time ho killed the and not before and can be said on authority that an effort will be made by the de- fense to convince the Jury that events the tragedy were of such a character as to lead Thaw to suppose he was justified In conceiving a great hatred for the man ha Thaw May In order to carry out the line of defense which counsel thinks to-day will be 7ol- lowed It now seems necessary that the defendant will have to be a In his own Lawyers who have lowed the case closely are asking If the defense can afford to put him on the stand In any It Is lias an Idea that he would make a star witness for the de- and as his mother on his What she says has great weight her son's It Is said that up to the present time counsel has offered no opposition to any of her In this connection great consideration Is given by those who have been ing the case to the fact District At- torney Jerome will personally conduct the Jerome Is a skillful and thi great question about taking stand In his own behalf 5s whether he can withstand ouch an assault as he Is sure to be subjected to when tho district attorney takes him In RUMORS DELAY BALLOTING Stories of Improper Methods in the Michigan Senatorial Caucus Adjourns at the Bequest of Gov. McMillan 111 at Detroit Jan. a fifteen session the Republican caucus of State representatives and senators to nominate a candidate for United States Senator to succeed Senator Russell A. adjourned to-night for one week without balloting 6n any of the dates for the The adjournment was the direct result of a communication Issued to-day by Gov. Warner from his home at where he Is confined to his bed by a severe attack of Gov. ner in his published statement declared that he believed the caucus should ad- journ without action in order to give time for Investigation of rumors of Improper In the of Arthur of Mr. Hill made a similar request There are four avowed candidates for the William C. of Congressman William Alden of Grand Rapids f Mr. of and Congressman Charles E. of Jan. one of the four avowed candidates for United States Senator to succeed ator Russell A. Is confined to his bed at his home by an attack of Mr. McMillan was slightly Im- proved his physician does not expect him to be able to go to Lansing before next WAE ON Prof. Who Experiments May Be Special to The Post Jan Inclined persons of this city are planning war on Prof. John B. of the University of has aroused the Indignation of and Robert L. president of the Illinois ing has to-day the lead to slop what he calls the wanton cruelty Prof. Watson practices on rats In order to determine whether animals have a sixth He claims they have re- ports reaching Chicago from New at the meeting the American Association for the Advancement of Prof. Watson's exploits were talked have started the humane folks to but In the face of It the fessor announces that he iwill continue Ms Prof. Watson takes rats and cuts out their their sense of hearing and taste and then places them In a big cage where winding nels forty feet In length lead by devious routes to If the rates the food the professor rubs his hands in glee and declares he has demonstrated the sixth He even says he means to try the trick on human but he will not mutilate them as he does the President of the Humane says he fears a case cannot be made out against Watson for be- cause he cannot get evidence very well against declares It Is Ills Intention to go Into court and see what can be to Prof. FINDS HOME IN Dr. Sarah Hackett of Broken in Jan. Sarah Hackett one of the most prominent woman physicians In the a tive of the late Vice President E. Stevenson and a confidante of Mrs. Potter Mrs. Theodore P. Mrs. Charles and other leaders of society has left the world for the sion of a Roman Catholic retreat She will enter St Elizabeth's Hospital and Claremont avenue and Lemoyne er Louis M. Dr. who Is suffering from a general breakdown and turned a large of money and property over to and In have guaranteed to care for her and give her a home for the rest of her time after consultation with her friends and members of her said Attorney Stevenson de- upon this course as the best ar- rangement she could make In view of her falling She has a room at the and is so situated that she will have the best of She did not want to think that sue might become a burden to either friends or Dr. Stevenson was divorced from her husband before coming to HER FUB COAT STOPS Supposed Fires at ter of Jan. Harry C. wife of an Instructor at due and daughter of Gov. J. Frank was shot at to-day by William whose actions it is gave indications of an un- balanced 0 Coe used a shot SeVeral of the shot penetrated Mrs. Carman's sealskin but she escaped Several shot also struck Prof. Carman but did no As the Carmans passed the residence of William Coe came out Into the road and after the buggy had leveled a shotgun at the party and and Mrs. Carman con- their Journey to town and re- ported the affair to officers before starting for La Deputy sheriff and assistants left for Coe's home to him to THREW ACID ON Poison Placed on Product of Bakery Whose Employes Are Jan. said to be members of the have been arrested on the charge of putting acid on hundreds of loaves of bread distributed among the Jewish residents on the West A strike Is In progress at a local and It is asserted tnat strike threw the add and also on wagons loaded with bread and after they had left the The police have confiscated many kets of poisoned bread iand are holding them for In the pockets of four men arrested were found bottles of carbolic acid and packages of powdered TO TIE TO HARRIMAN Firemen Show No Intention of Receding from Their Special to The Washington Post 111.. Jan. Grand ter of the of motive refused to make ment the Indications are that a firemen are prepared to call a general strike on all of the Harriman which will Include seven big railway and thai unless some chance of tion turns up the next twelve the country will be suffering from one of the largest railway strikes in Its At the Brotherhood It is an- that the firemen will not recede from the ultimatum which Hannahan sued to B. H. Harriman on January 1, In which he advised Harriman to or suffer a on all of his SHOTS RIDDLE HER CLOTHES Daughter of of Fired Driving Hex When Angered at Discharges Gun into Special to The Washington Jan. Harry O. a daughter of Gov. Hanly and wife of Prof. of Purdue narrowly escaped death at the hands of a farmer She and her band were coming here to take a train for and had Just passed the home of William when the farmer appeared at the side of the buggy and leveled a double-barreled shotgun at the Mrs. Gorman screamed and bent for- and Prof. Gorman leaned forward and threw up his hands in protest against what he supposed was only an act of bravado on the part of Just then the farmer flred into the The horse started to and there was a click as If an attempt to fire the second barrel had been and Mrs. Gorman hurried here and officers were sent to arrest Mrs Gorman's clothing showed how narrowly she had escaped Her rur coat was almost riddled with shot and several passed through the sleeves of her There were several holes in Prof. Gorman's hat and two In the shoulder of his Coe was actuated by day Prof. Gorman and his father were out and Coe passed along driving a. One of the hunters fired at rabbit and frightened his but no damage was It Is be threatened to get Coe was declared Insane some years ago and spent a year in an but was discharged as Ue acted strangely at and neighbors have never held him responsible for his PROF. A. W. BERG For Thirty Years He Was Organist of Church Around the to The Washington New Jan. Albert W. organist and composer of died to-day at his 358 West tieth agen eighty-three For thirty years he had been organist at Little Church Around the Prof. Berg was stricken with heart dis- ease His his Albert Ellery and several intimate friends were at his bedside when the end He bad three other Pane a Louis de Coppet an architect in and Walter Oilman a civil Prof. Berg was for many years a minous composer of church He was for a season maestro of the Palmo Opera In Chambers drilled the singers Mme. and Mme. PERSIA'S NE Gives Assembly Control Over Finances and Commercial Jan. revised which was accepted by the national assembly given the assembly control of all financial including local and foreign loans and commercial the formation of companies at home or abroad for the construction of other lic hut matters pertaining to the administration of the provinces may only be discussed by the The assembly con be dissolved only the consent of the and two- thirds of the The senate Is com- posed of thirty elected and thirty pointed Victim Is Brother of ant's CEREMONY JUST FINISHED Harvey of Wounds Dr. of La Ga. Injured Who Recently Married Miss of Will ably Who Fired Shot Is Grandson of Late Senator Benjamin H. Result of Quarrel Over Attention to Hiss Special to The Washington Post La Jan after the of the wedding ceremony between Miss Ridley and Benjamin Swanson this and while thoso present were crowding about the couple to tender Dr. Frank M. a Cousin of the was shot and fatally wounded by Harvey 9. prominent young who had come from At- lanta to attend the The shooting occurred on the veranda of the Ridley home and right at the bay window In which the couple were receiving Immediately after the Hill walked In to the parlor and stated to the Announced Shooting to have shot and I think I have killed Hill then walked down ed to the and was placed In Young Dr. Ridley was removed from the veranda and a physician It Is not known yet whether the wound will prove The shooting grew out of the attentions of Hill to Dr. Ridley's Miss It is said that Hill and Miss Mary Ridley were affianced in opposition to the wishes of the Ridley Some tune ago Dr. the father of Miss for- bade Hill ever to speak to bis daughter Miss Mary was at the wedding of her cousin to-day and she HIU en- gaged In Ridley Knocked Hill This enraged Dr. who took to the and meant by speaking to his Hot words followed and young JUr. ley The latter drew a. and shot the young The families are very The ore wealthy and socially belong the old of the Harvey Is a grandson of the late Benjamin H. famous as a United States tor from and son of Solicitor General Charles D. of the Atlanta judicial circuit Solicitor Hill arrived night to look after his son's Young Ridley was a while at the University of and only recently married a daughter of the late Gen. John M. of KOEHLER CONVICTED Punishment Will Be Re- duction iu Fourth Cavalry Officer Criticised Gen. Wood in a Written Appeal to the Secret Special Cable Dispatch to The Washington P. Nov. It can be stated on authority that the general court-martial of Capt. L. M. Fourth for criticism of Gen. has resulted unfavorably for the sentence cannot be made public It has been review by the War but the court Capt. Koehler of the charges and and it Is generally believed tbat the sentence will be a reduction in although this is not The evidence showed throughout that Capt. Koehler's former trial was lar In many and tended to show that he had been the victim of and This the principal cause of his written appeal tp the but the prosecution argued that even though a was wronged by a It was his as an officer and soldier to the language of his appeal to higher authority in respectful and concise remembering that the superior of whom complaint was was still his to whom entire official respect was Capt. Koehler was placed under arrest as soon as the court adjourned until the case had been disposed of by the WUT Department This wil take three LOSES ENDS Despondent Over LOESS of Position He Held Twenty-five Jan. It Is be- over his defeat for re-election to on office which he had filled for five consecutive Thomas wno was until yesterday the registrar of deeds for Suffolk took his own life at his home In Neponset to-day by Inhaling illuminating Temple was seventy years of He was connected with cor- aud philanthropic WEEE Jan. Bridget was arrested a. month ago on suspicion of poisoning aged eight and aged six was to-day committed for trial by Coroner Jermon at an Inquest held in the BLOCK SYSTEM Every Railroad in Country to Be Violating Its Information has been received In through official that practically every railroad In the United at the present is Ing the rules governing the operation and management of the block signal Chairman of iOie Interstate Com- merce said yesterday that while he had no direct information on the subject he believed that It was true that the block signal through has become absolutely A high official of the in fact a member of the told this story was in New York a few weeks and while there met James J. the well-known railroad He deplored the conditions resulting In so many and rather mournfully as time I undertake a railroad journey nowadays I wonder It is to be my The thing has grown to be It Is a of knowledge to every railroad that In this day from two to three trains enter at times Into every block of every system in the There Is danger In VON BUELOW WARNS Sees Danger to Germany in Growth of HE CITES Communistic Dreams and Means of i izing Them by Brute Force Hostile to Conceptions of Authority Being Is Being Used by Political Jan. Von Buelow to-day disclosed the motives and acts of the government in dissolving the stag In a vigorous election which took the form of a letter to Lieut. Gen. Von chairman of the aging committee of the Empire formed to combat Social The chancellor explained tnat he had a double purpose In appealing to the to free the government from dependence on the Clerical party and to strengthen the Liberal groups in tae Reichstag so that in combination with the may successfully oppose growth and destructive power of socialism and reactionary Tendency Toward Referring to the socialistic the chancellor said only are its dreams of the future hostile to but so are Its them by toward reaction aw where in Gvf many is due to the popular conceptions of and the fatherland sword of Bonaparte followed the simple who be- came drunk with the doctrines of and Bonaparte had to come and free the French people from the terrorism of the Jacobins and com- Denies Church Is Repelling the intimation of the Clerical party that the government meditated plans against the freedom of the the chancellor said that In many Catholic countries the church was not so well treated as in Germany No representative of the federated governments of with religious equality before the law or with of or contemplated the exercise of pressure against the Catholic Every ment to the contrary was simply an at- tempt to use religion as a means to ther the interests of a political The chancellor then announced that his political battle cry for the time was for the honor and prosperity of the nation against the Social Poles Guelfs and The Berliner commenting on Chancellor von no- Uces that the chancellor has not a word 90 say about the meat famine or the in- fluence of Catholicism on the Prussian school or of granting tional It interprets an slon to as Indicating ani in- tention to dissolve the should the elections to the The mends the electorate to Vote not against the Center the but against the Center and reaction IT Five Hundred Dollars in Quarters ped Down Elevator Shaft Special to The Washington Post New Jan who ton by day in the lofts of the Park Row Building were treated by a coin shower as they going home late this But only their eyes got the benefit Three employes of the New York Coin Handling Company were taking of the Interborough Rapid Transit Com- extra heavy New Year's collection of and halves from the Interborough Railway offices on the fifth The bags of money were spread over the platform of the Two containing 5500 In fell over the sides of the broke Into a silver stream The crowds of office workers caught a glimpse of a tering stream that sped past There was a rush of frenzied financiers to the basement But the elevator men and the three employes of the coin handling com- armed with brooms and surrounded the pile at the bottom of the shaft before the Investigators could ar- All the quarters except five were Many of the quarters were bent twisted out of DIES WHILE The finding of the Jury was that the children died from arsenical Attempting to Beach Note Fatal to Kew York Special to The Post New Jan. a prosperous Mason and builder of 76 Hamilton is a dead man for attempting to emulate Caruso's hign It was while strain as for the upper register that he dropped dead last night at the home of his brother Hamilton avenue It was the and a i friends were celebrating w th a 1 was asked to sing with the His was dwelling on a high note when be dropped of fnn and in The Washington Educational Contest Railroad Officials Declare He Violated ALL TESTIFY THE SAME In Absence of Should Have Stopped Superintendent Galloway and Division Superintendent Hobbs at In- quest into the Terra Cotta Catastrophe Both Declare that the Engineer Was Disobeying the Rules of the B. 0. When He Passed the Block The evidence brought out before ner Nevitt yesterday at the of the inquest into the disaster on the timore and Ohio at Terra Sunday which forty-five people lost their lives and several score were confirmed the suspicions of a great many that an effort be made by responsible of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to put upon the shoulders of Engineer Hildebrand the blame for the catastrophe All the testimony was in this Six witnesses were placed on the three of them officials of the responsible for the operation of trains on the division in which the wreck occurred Two of the others were one in the employ of the and the last was an expert nom the Weather who testified as to the condition of the weather Railroad Men The railroad officials were C W superintendent of O. H. superintendent of the Baltimore Metropolitan on which the wreck and Thomas F. the dispatcher on duty at tl Camden station in Baltimore who the ders for running of the trains While they were answering questions put to them by Coroner it every to dwell upon the probability of the of. the engineer as the cause of the Engineer in tiie tody of an officer of the waited an to be called to give the Witli U the his who the They will placed on thp witness to-day Most of the testimony was in to the block system of signaling in use by the Baltimore and with special bearing on the signal at koma when No 2120, the equipment swept by that station night and crashed Into No 66 the a few moments after the filled with holiday visitors returning to had arrived at the Terra Cotta station Says Rules Were In answer to a direct Mr. the division that the accident was the result of a violation of tne rules at the same he fhat he could not give any specific for tns reason that he had not tlon at hand Mr. transport lion said all engineers on the load are instructed to proceed with during storms or in declared that had he been shown the re- port that the engineer of No. 2120. the had passed the red signal at Takoma even had there ocen no he would have ordered the en- tire crew of the train out of service an investigation It is one of the rules of the he and this he verified by producing a copy of the that are not allowed to pass signal when no signals are displayed The train be brought to a and an investigation made Train Dispatcher Train Dispatcher who in his office follows the movements of all the trains on the testified that ho was apprised by the operator at Takoma Park at 39 or 6 40 that No 2120 had e-i that station without needing the red This was probably ten ho before he ed a message from the conductor of No 66 telling him of the Immediately after receiving tile message from the lie he communicated with the op- at University receiving the reply that No. 66 was not in sight The dispatcher said he was certain from the information received that there was some and when a few minutes later the wire told him that two trains had he began without delay the work of relief trains and The testimony developed the movements of the trains involved from the time they were both at Washington between 4 and 5 until the accident took place No. 66, the passenger left Washington tor Washington on The a few minutes after- of the special orders to run with caution because of still another a was at and bound the same way At No. 2120 passed this and train Dispatcher Dent testified that the caution responsibility was thereby transferred i the engineer of No. 2120 to the engineer of No. 1865 Gained on the The train gained on the 9 ger train from this time The passenger train stopped at every the special made no No 66 had passed when No 2120 was allowed Into the Mock at Silver The inquiry was marked by the ence of two officials of the Interstate Commerce which has that it will begin Friday of this week a rigid investigation of block ing with a view to gaining mation in connection with the several disastrous wrecks that have occurred re- cently on different The officials were James M. chief of the and L.