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T HI IVIlfllft W01LD, IATVBDAT, J AM XT AET 4, 1118.
STORY OF ATTACK
JEERED BY POLICE
Hast Side Boy Orator Schlacht
Fails to Show Injuries
NEW GRAFT WITNESS
WHO TELLS OF ATTACK
AND STOLEN EVIDENCE.
BLAMED ON THE
Expert B. M. Holden Declares
the Companies Fear to
IN LONDON BASED
ON MILEAGE RATES
That Is the Solution of the
Problem There as Well
as in New York. '
Pen at or Bailey made good.
Formerly A. T. Stewart & Co.
Broadway, Fourth Avenue. Eighth to Tenth Street.
Auto truck are to banteh the army mule.
Price of gaaolln haa gone up another scent.
A aurfragett haa proclaimed herseM a canaMate for Prealdent of Franca.
STILL TELLS THRILLER.
Record Shows Wild State
ments of Pushcart "Collec
tions" Were Disproved.
urn!' i sal Pm!
NO QUESTIONS ASKED.
Henry H SchtactiL ealf-epoolnlerl tiesd
nf the Kert 81 a Protetlr Aani-iafton.
ri that th potto So not show enthu
siasm In running n ih mtrnl
alio, lata yeaterriav afternoon, gagge-rl
an blaokjarked Mm In a dark nnV at
vo. 1 Avenue B ami carried away
startling evidence nf police (rafting na
th poehcart wWm wtilch ha u
.haul la ahtnlt In Iha A tsar manic In
Tha polio aar. with ararrely veiled
sail las, that thy do not waste their
rntbuaiaama on taa dreame of taat alia
bay orator a.
Ma re Oar nor jnet loraa ma."
sefetact hM to an Evening WarM re
porter to-day t hi horn. No.
Pllelngtan atraat. "and PraaMent Taft
has written to ma enthusiastically
-aninendlng my raforma among tha a at
Ma paoola. Jnet faal my Jaw, here.
H the man who a tola tha evidences
of pel Ice grafting laat evening inched
ma after ha had Waokjacwad ma oa tha
RttHJtlD TO LET DOCTOR
' Ttiace war no ovldaaeaa of Wloka on
aha rafarcnar'a Jaw nor of bleckjeckasg
aa hla ahull. Ph yak-ally, at leaat. ha
normal. Tha atarrasa of any
of violence on arti lac rat's paroo
resnllad tha otroumatanea that h re
fused to ara a doctor or b remnveed
to a noapltaj after ha had ban "gaa
eevered" gagglil and Inaenelhle.
aVputy Oumidaatoner (Dougherty re
sorted ta Ooararnleeltwiar Waldo to-day
Ihat Invaatlgatlon by ITeedoaierters Oa
taaUvaa deectescd "no evidence that
MUent was aaeaultad" and tha na
awatanc tea secured whO-h would verl
y Mr of hla oUtanianta. Hrhlarht aald
Ihtughat'U'a raport. had aant a raport of
Ma "aaaauK" to tha nawopapar before
ha made a complaint n tha Union atar-
carried hla tale to niirknar. rounaal of
tha Aldermanlc Committee.
SIPP NOW DECLARES
"FRAME-VP" PLOT IS
KEEPING HIM AWAY.
Friend of Ornrge A. Hipp, rti a formar
llarlam Ralnaa law hotal proprla'or.
Who disappeared aoon aftar giving tha
Aldermanlc Committee Important evl
dan. e of police grafting. eitrie'ned hi
oootlnuad abeenre by aaylng ha hid
laaraad of a pollc plot to "frama ue"
a fatony charge agalnat him.
Hipp waa local ad la Newer a fow
daya ago. He told a frland that certain
man of 1 nop actor Hwaanty'a alaff had
parauadad a hoatler and buggy waahar
In a llarlam atahle to tall a atory that
ould ba eufltrlent to ceuee Slpp'e
arraat. Aa a raaiilt. Wpp la harping
A court charge of brltery agalnat
roll- email Kngana Vox waa dlemteaed
because of Hipp' a absence and tha police
trial of I'm haa Iwan adjourned an
other week he ansa of It.
DECLARES MAIER IS
Honest Policyholders Made to
Pay Losses Arising From
' Tha record of tha Union Msrkst Sta
tion show that at 1 10 o'clock Henry
M. ehlacht. eighteen yaara old. report -at
In paroon to tha daak llulnant that
t o'clock h had barn knookad in
to hla onV by an unknown
I gaggad. Harry Keldeteln aato
that ha had found Mchlaoht ly
ase t on the floor with a
antef atuffad in hla mouth and
a blanhat over hla hand,
DeUctlv Koarbavbar. who waa aant
ta tchteehfa office to Invaatlgala hla
atony, report, that Hdhlacht had nat
MM that ha waa robbed, that be rr
fugad medical attandanc and that ba
''auCaroA no apparent Injur!."
Thla raport wao vanned b Uul.
WUHam Daarlng; who alao qucatlonee
William E Murphy, attorney for
David Mater and Cbarlei Dubelter, who
have been held for trial on a oharga
of having bribed a wltnaaa to dlacrdlt
Mary Oooda'a grafting charge agalnat
tha pollca. complained yeaterday I
Uomtnlaalonar of correction Whitney
that Aaalatant Dlatrlct-Attomey Orohl
had bean abualng tha privilege of hi
office In trying to get a atatamant from
Mater. Malar I atlll In tha Tomb,
white Duballrr la out under 17.590 balL
Four attempt have been mad alma
th flrat of thla week to act Meier out
on ball. In every Inatanoe tha aecurlty
offered for him ha been repudiated.
The Klatrlct-Attorney a offlra haa heard
that Mater I growing angry over his
continued day In Jail, and It la thought
that In a faw daya mora he may
Deputy Police Commlaatoner Wateh
)jterdy poatponrd until Friday of
not week the taking of furthar testi
mony In the caae of Policeman John J
Mkelly. accuaed by Mr. Qood of balng
a grafter. He alao put over until tha
aam Urn tlie caae agalnat Pol loom an j
Kugana rox, who waa arrealed on th
charge mad befor th Aldsrmn by
(lurge A. rMpp and waa Uchrgd
from euatody by Maglatrate Karnochan
bacauo the police, aftar a ,'weak'e
aarch. could not find Hipp
Stem for th growth of arann nd
th lncr4 reumher of fraudulent
lalma wbtob ara paid annually by In
urance oompanlea la placed dlractly on
tha companlaa thameclve by Renodlet
M. Holden, a lawyer at yo. ill Broad
way. Tha burden of the tirreaaed
number of loaiee paid fail dlractly upon
th individual prlt- holder, who rnuat
pay high rate accordingly.
I month or concerted effort upon
th part of tha companies to put th
nrahug and makera of fate rlaliao
out of bualnea would reanilt In reducing
insurance ratei about one-half," aald
Mr. Holden to-day. He 1 counaal for
tha Oeneral Adjuitmant Bureau, aa or
ganltatton of apaclal aganta of the prla
el pan (lie insurance companlef. and ta
regarded ao an sgpM In Insursacs
Present rata a- high btcauaa tha
companlaa peralsl In regarding every
policy aa a liability to Iti full face value
and bacauae they fall m realat nine out
of ovary ten eueptoloa en sea for fear
of obtaining a reputation for flghUng
"Th aplnelr rompanl are to blame
for tha condltlone In New Tork to-day."
Hid Mr. Holden Incidentally, ha aaM
he did not think Fire Carnmtealonar
Joeepb Johnaon overatatcd the attuatJon
nhan ha asaertad twent)l-flvp per cent
er the Area In New York were due to
deliberate araou. "Adding In th num
ber of caae where falaa claim for In
urance ara made through large pot Idea
balng obutned on email quantlttea of
household gooda. or where household
good ara moved nut prior to tha blase.
I would aay hla figure are moat con
ADVOCATES A FIGHT AGAINST
Mr. Holden believe If insurance com
panlaa would alert a fixed and deter
mined policy toward thoee who aat flro
to their houae and houaehokl gooda In
order to obtain the Inauranca, tha num
ber of Matea would ba greatly and
"But they won't do It," he asld.
"Ninety per cent, of the amaller loaiee
reported to them aret paid in full or th
part practically wltnout an Inveatlgatlon
worthy of the name. They ara afraid
to gat th reputation or balng com
parte which larefully a.-rutlntx claim
bfor they are prentd. They ar
ontlnul1y confronted by agenta who
plead they cannot get lutein. If th
ompany la going to itoiit up every
laiNii for careful examination, and with
GASOLINE RATES UP.
Cause of the Strike of the
Drivers in the Big City
Across the Water.
At a fir ta at iouie a woman oared her pat dog and forgot H.W9 In jewel.
"Rarjagnlitag" China will ba harder than vr when aha rata on her new ,
Oit that rlgurss In all the ahlpwreek ttertea te on eshlblllon at Madlaon
Ring Viator F.mmmil of Italy 1a the only monardh In th world who hai
the right to vote.
Mr. Murphy will likely he content to bar Oov. Sulser tead th proeeMlon If
h can drive the aupply wagon.
William th 8 U aret "urrendar!'1
training Ma vole calling for bh
to rh Pn.to Committee In time ta aav
Pnohage of two doaen agga wa ahlpped by parcel port from one Delaware
town to another. Chicken arrived.
akalacht gave to-day a dramatic ac
aouat of how h had uncovered a whole
aate WaehnuUlliig conaplracy agalnat the
anghcart peddlera of the eaat aide and
be named th prealdent of one of the
bnaboert man's aaaoclattona. a man
prominent on the east aide, a th "cot-
Jector" who turned over money to tha
laapector of the dlatrict
Ma had taken tha taatlmony of wit-
MM, he aald, who had paid over to
rba Individual the money aaseaied upon
!, nvsmbar of the pushcart aaaocta.
l.ktu and who bad gone with thla "col
laater" to the oOYe of the Inepector In
the Sldrldge street atatloa.
DCCLABCO "COLLECTOR" VIS
ITD INSPECTOR IN OFFICE.
"The 'collector1 would go Inalde the
Insaector'e room," Schlacht aald theae
wttnasaas hgd told him. "and h would
ion out again and aay, 'It I all
light.' Than thooa who accompanied
taa 'collector' would know that every
thing waa all right and tha money
had bean passed."
wtten ha waa pinned down ty nuea
t.ntdng tha boy orator and reformer ad.
ialttadathajl oa had no Vugla trtt of en
(teno to prow that H money wa oaV
lapted lbs posncart peddlara It wa
turnat wrsr to th Inapartor In the Flrat
Tin uajSli DtetrbH. Ha aald ho waa
mo rally certain that aueh waa the
Headguarter knowa that Bchlacht'
boiindtoss antlmalaam aa an unroverer
or poll graft I only equalled by hla
Inability to aacure ovldenee. lie ap
peared at Headquarter a abort tint
agw and offered to ubrrrtt a rider c of
police grafting Oommlaeloner Waldo
tamed him over to Deputy Commis
sioner Dtflon and Capt. Torter or Itep-
uty orrtmee!oiier JdnXey'e irte.IT Dillon,
Chief Inepector Brhmlttbergaj- and
J -orter asnhllrharl him.
ehlacht told thorn the earn atory
ha ranoatsd to The Evening World re
porter to-gay and when asked for oar
lOboratlon gar the name and ad
dreeaea of aeron wltneeeea Th wit
oewee wars ummond and quaetloned.
SEVEN "WITNESSEE" ALL DC-
F.aeh af th eeven dented without
aearvBtion every atatesnant attributed
fp them by the
Sen ed that they ane
Nee graft aroeng th peddlera, or that
they bad ever told achlacht they knew
af aueh cundlttoas. HI latamanta
were not verified In aay particular.
(Mclikvcat aald last night that durlag
th osurse of that Interview h had
petitioned Chief Inepector 8'hinlttbrgr
la cnnotln with th graft and that
the chief Inspector, diaktng hla flat la
his fans, baa roared that "there will be
aamShtof aslag bctwn nu and me."
Na each aesaSot aocurred It waa
! aimed at Headquarter, to-day After,
toe falrara af kohlaoht' wltneeaae to
varlfy ham ha waa aat down aa a crank
aad Ma efferte ta ee Commlaatonar
Waldo aad Deputy DtMaa last Baturday
Than u was that bs
NURSE DEAD A WEEK
WHEN FOUND IN HOME.
Miss Chiippellf, Stricken in Flat
bush Residence, Had (iiynor
n Id . a ..
ramiiy Among raiiems.
Oorouer'a I'hyai. . Pabt of Brook
lyn and Detective McDonald Jnvettlgated
to-day the death of Ml Eva "happen,
one of the best known gradual nur.es
or Brooklyn, nliose body wa found In
the kitchen of her apartment at No. 135
!lamere Place, Brooklyn, laat averring.
They were aatlafled that Mlas ftiappelle
died of heart dleeaa weak ago thla
afternoon when alone la the houae.
Mla thappelle. who wa favorite In
the family of Mayor Uaynot and otber
Park Klope liiitiaoholda when Ihcte wa
loknew, had bean with a patient, Mr,
lianry Howtey, at No. life Runklngham
Road, until lull Saturday afternoon.
Hhe then ontplalned or reeling 111 and
went home, flrat vlaltlng her eleter, Mr.
Iluiter. at No. 1161 Meventy-thlrd street.
Mr. Orac Huydam. a neighbor, wor
ried laaoauta the light In Ml Chap.
pelle'e agatrtment Irad not been eztin
gulabed for a week, entered teat evening
and found th body.
Ml Cbanpelle wa born In 'England,
educated to Parte and wa graduated aa
a nurae from th Long I aland Collage
these agent rpreeentlng Ave or ls
conipatit and willing to give the bual
neaa they gt tn thoae willing to pay
the' qulckeat and with tht Icaat red
tape, they are at their mercy.
"These companlaa clicking to a policy
of thla eort do not realise theyi ara
ormglng an Indictment agalnat every
honapt holder or one of their policies.
The honeet ittlsan le perfectly willing
that there shall be a careful scrutiny
of hie claim. But tie wanta It for
every other claim, too. He wants ta
know that hla company la not compelling
M'CARTHY HELD AS "KING"
OF THE COCAINE SELLERS.
By Sophie Irene Loeb.
Fire thouaand taxlcab drlvar In Ijoa
don quit work a the result of the
raising of gaaolln rat which they
r compelled to pay by th companies
cnrnprlalng the lonrlon Motor Cab
Proprletora' Aawaclatlon. The rate by
which the men were to pay for gaas
Hna at U cent a gallon wa Used last
March, and th tompanl agrd to
give them us inline at this price
Now they htve raised It to at oent
a gallon, which would naturally ba a
nardablp on tha drivers who receive S
par cent of th taking Tha drivers
want tha ownera to pay for tha gasaltne.
It would m tbst th cab proprietor
hop to raJee tha taxlcab rates In Lon
don, which they have several time
tried to do; but every investigating com
mittee appointed by Parliament has
found It unjustifiable. It has bean the
effort for a long tlm by th London
cb ownera to rate the rate even four
cent per mite, reaorOag now to th
present point of putting burden on
th drU era Thla would make th Lon
don rat doly jn cent a mile, aa com
pared with to and N cents In New Tork.
The recent hearing on the New Tork
tixleab queatlon developed tne fact that
the rompanle would not voluntarily
1ow-r their rate from centa and IS
rents par mite, claiming that tha city did
not even have the right to lower thoss
rate a penny.
Th contraet la than certainly poig
nantly rvrjeabl. Whan I talked with
Mr. AJuert E. Hughe, secretary of tha
London Motor Cab Proprietor'' Associa
tion, In my recent taxlcab Investigations
In London, he satd:
"I cannot understand why you cannot
have twice as many taxleaba In New
fork at hair your ratea with profit to
your companies. For three years we
have been trying to get less than half
your ratee without success. Th Gov
ernment decide agSlnst u. Only a
late a last June Mr. Winston
Churchill's nrjmmlttee. which haa gone
Into the Investigations of both owners'
and drivers' licensee, Ac, recommended
the rstee were Just for all parties con
cerned, and now we would be pleaaed If
w could get only four rent more on
Jitat th Initial rale It cent.
"In deciding agalnat ua the committee,
aftar Investigation, made points which
popporllonately mult apply to any dty
of similar else, surh New York City,
since the complete revolution of ratee
here la but a matter of five year."
AGREEMENT BETWEEN OWNER8
Mr. Hughe than gav me hla raport
of hla aaaoelatten. a a result of the
findings of tha Inveatlgatlon Committee,
with chief ltema agreed to by owner
and driver a follows
"On th umptlon that the existing
rarea remain unaltered.
"The extra to belong to the driver.
'Th drivers' proportion or taking to
Roof nf the Baltimore Jail wao blown off In tha otorm, but the sixty prisoners
were titer Try too frigh barred to eermpe
TEMPERAS CM, Man., Jan. i.The Water Wagon it re
ported hero to te running tmcotMy with no oign of a break
riorn. Many pattenorri are on Board, a conrtderable percentage
itrapped to their ieat$. Everybody teemt tcrJI and happy. No
attempt$ at eoape, no for a knovm, have yet been made.
At last mght'a Assembly ball In Philadelphia tha women didn't atay to dance.
Tn other worda. corsota were not worn.
In Weat Mlddletown, Pa., a coffin illpped rate aa open grave at the bottom or
which a grave digger waa at work, killing nan Inetantly.
Thousand, of dandelions that look like gold places acat tared In a field or
greenbacks are hloomfng on John D. Rockefeller' lawn at Pocantleo Mill
him to carry lncsndlary loisea through be X per cent.
"No rank or station charges
allowed hy the employers-
'The employers to supply the drivers
with gasoline at a fixed price of If centa
1U high ratea white It la (Urging Into
tha authenticity of hla claim.
'But the Inauranca companlaa are
afraid of th whole question of resist -nf
claim Tliav'fear tn ic 1 ths
nam of raeletor nnn iney are rrai-i to '-".i" rw
now that th companies want to ralka
the gawolln to 31 es.it per gaHon, n
contrast to the price paid here for gaso
line. It I ov ident that, though tha driv
er have been aatlafled with the adjust
ment of tha investigating commute,
this rats would Jeopardise their busi
ness and put a hardship upon them
which. In lieu of th low rate of It cents
per mile s th bast of their earning,
certainly presents some semblance of
luetic for their demands.
Tha laet Investigating committee ap
pointed by Mr. Wlneton Churchill, after
edjuatlng th varlou point between
ownai and driver, stated that atlll
further economy might reeuit la the
future and that the question was by
no maane entirely settled, aaylng:
"White th recommendations touch ths
point at preeent In controversy, ths
committee emphasise their opinion that
sooner or later a change to the mileage
system la required In order to procure
the best result for the London tsxteabs.
aad their conversion of the arrangements
between owners and driver to a mileage
baste should b kept In view aa th
ultimata solution should further ques
"Mileage RatsVIt appear to tha com
mittee that the eolutlon of many of the
dlfflcultle between the owner and th
driver would be overcome by th Insti
tution or a flxod rat pr mil with a
minimum groaa mileage averaged over
a week' run, that la. that th driver
would pay to the owner o much for
every mils recorded, whethar wait
mile or engaged mileage, and sub
ject thereto would keep for himself tha
enaray or na xsnnii.
"For obvious rsaaona It
neooeeary for the ownera to insist upon jia. Mh-tv
being paid for a mlnlmura mileage, but .JJ in. as
the driver would te emitted to tne run
sven-day week in which lo mak up
hi mileage If he choae.
One small proprietor at leaat at praa
ent loana out hla cab at a fixed mileage
of t oent per mile, though It by no
means follow that thla rate la tha cor
FIXED MILEAGE RATE MORE
"The committee believe that eventu
ally a fixed mileage rate la likely to
be more sattafactory to all partlea con
cerned. It would Inatantly eliminate
the lasy driver and would enable two
frlenda working together to work al
ternately one cab to lta economic capa
city; while it would give to the auoceu
ful and hardworking cab driver a full
return for hi assiduous work. There
would eem to be no easentlal difficulty
in arriving at a proper charge ps mil,
which would have to rary according to
Therefore. In eonaldertng the preasnt
condition of taxleaba In London when.
even the Immediate strike would lean
toward an equality baala of earnlnga
neaa from 1M cabs to IWO cab was
realised In London In tire years.
The present Naw Tork Investigation
Committee now hare It lb their power
to recommend a lower rate aarvlee that
will begin the building of a ayatom for
an enlarged aervlce such aa la In opera
tion In London to tha point or having a
union of 6.000 driver with 1,000 cab on
th streete unlvaraally used vehicle
for transportation. The game ha been
built up In Parte and other large eltlta.
After e weak opening to-day and a
half-hour of Irregular trading, the
i market strengthened and the leadtn.
issue took oharp rle. The eteadv
tone continued throughout the half-day
of trading and stocks closed, winding
up the first week of the new year with
a substantial gain.
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Ths fnUosbix vara tha htfhest. Inaast aad Ian
pnras uf stork fur to-da) and tha nat chaass,
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Bank Heserir l n.K.ltintt.
The atatement of the actual condition
of Clearing Houae banks and trust com
panies for th week (five daya) shows
that thev hold W.ISt.MO reserve In ex
cess of irgal requirements. This Is an
Increase of 7,t6T.60 from last weak.
Keeai Dead at Krlend'e Hons.
John O'Hars. flfty-seven years old. of
No. J.1T Bast One Hundred anJ Thirty
fifth street, a kaborer. waa found dead
go Into court nnd resist Tho: hnve sn , either to allow mileage et the rata of a ; rr an iwswaaa w-rj. -sa-er , morning at No. 314 Bast
Idea th.y c.nnot Ret o nua- dea.1 In a g.llon for eighteen miles or to glvs half " th JJ good tor ttj aM JJJ Jf tf,7 wher. he .
lie reism , h, fpl,ndS.
ths least. For, ins wnoie isxiobd nuat
courtroom against a man who lias n.Hde I a gallon per day free
l.tlm for lo.s hy lire 1 th, ev,nt of the nrlce of gaeo-
I apent the night with friends.
That poaltlon on the part of the com-1 VBrylB, mor th.n p,r c.
ttdaa la abaolu Ul WJto J" ? ,,. party m.y th.
Police Say He Is (ieneral Agent for
Wholesaler of Apparent
"Jimmy" McCarthy, who. tho polio
aay. te knows on tho wast a Ida fringe
of th Tenderloin a "Th Coks King."
waived xamlitatton to-day before
Maglatrate Krulel ru the Weat gde
C'oart and waa hold In II. 000 hall for
trial oa the chaise of cocaine aalllng.
Whan McCarthy waa arrested last
T--j '11 "T nlht ,n K-hth Avenue, between For-
in . n1 Vrty-rl .traot. ha had
a neddtera. or that "va packagas of the three anlff else
In his hand and eighteen mora In hla
pocket. Detective Claary and Logan
aald they had a ear him dlapoee of tare
others. Shortly aftar brrCarthjr's ar
raat tha detective picked up Edward
I'aaatdy, twenty-four yaara old. of No.
ttf Weet Forty-third street, on tha
The pollca aay that McCarthy, who
te thirty and llvee at No. Sit Ninth
avenue, te general agsat for a whole
saler of apparent respectability agalnat
whom they ara eeeklng vldnca
voke' salesman la th Whit Light
dtetrlct and on It edges, that say, have
worked "on commlaalon under Mc
from my own experleme In trying
aui n nee caaes and from the expor-ence
of other lawyer that an Insurance com
pany aa a litigant haa a much better
chance before a court ami Jury than
itioet of the big Industrial corporations."
ELIMINATE INDEPENDENT AD
"How la the problem to be aolvcd?"
Mr. Holden wa aaked.
"By dectelve action on the part or the
Insurance companies and the elimination
of tha Independent adjusters those who
oak to rwpreeent rltlsena wlm have sua
talnsd lea a by Are. No one need an tad
tutr. You will obtain Just a much
from th company direct aa you will with
the atd of an adjuster, und In addition
you will hava to pay htm a fee.
"Rut the oompanlea have got to make
a rxmipleta change In their policies. They
muajt cease regarding an Insurance pol
Icy aa a liability. Right now they figure
on every policy aa being a 100 per rent,
loee. and only under the raraat and most
unusual circumstance do they ever have
to pay anything like She face value '
"What about th demand for pro
Irraaoetton touched upon by Mayor Oay
aar and Cammlonr Johnaon at the
opening of the "arwon ashlbHT'" Mr.
Holden waa asked.
"It te a good ons. If It oust too
muoh lo make these inspections the
company shouldn't write thoso poll
olee. They owe It to their other pol
icy noMera. They should have an in
party msy bring the mat
ter before the onclllatlon Board
hereinafter mentioned, who ahall vary
the price to be charged to the driver
for the nulng year, eo that aa nearly
a may ba It may bear tha same rota
tion tn tha average price at which the
amployere hava contracted for their
gasoline aa 11 cents per gallon boar
to the present average contract price. '
The violation of tha last Itsm pre
sumably Is now the cause of the pros
ant atrlka. Further, many small con
cessions wen decided between owner
and drlvar for the economic good of
11, even to the point of the price
that the driver ahould pay far leg
ring, snd to what clothes tha ownera
should furnleh the drivers. That the
adjustmsnts ware aatlafactory to all
parties concerned the report further
'The reference to the court was
'without prejudice to either party be
ing entitled to shw that 'mpmv
mnt might be expeotod If a change
in fare either by increase or decrease
were made.' The Departmental Com
mute of 1111 on Taxlcab Fare re
ported against an alteration of the
tariff, and tha court, not being author
ised by th Secretary of State to deal
with the subject, considered that It
could not properly make an award in
creaolng or decreasing the fanes or do
anything mora than rwoort any avl-
vtentory of all the houaehold gooda or sncs rclvd mi (hi mat tor. Th
othr atuff covered by vry policy. I rprsntatlva i.r parties, on b-
Thsy ahould Inepeet Iheae goods sndln" Informed of 1 lered no ucn
th books and papers of every pron I evidence, reserving , tight to com
Droteoted aa-alnat fire. Thev hava the 1 munlcate with the Home Office If they
right now, but It la not used In It par
cent of th pollclee now In force. The
cnmpenlea ara afraid they don't dare
be too evr booaaa eome of their
rival re lnlnt."
considered II ntceaaarv.
COULDN'T SHOW CAUSE FOR
Thus' II will h s.-on Ihst ths eem
pan'es. st thst tint, could not show any
reason why their state of buetn nee
easailly Justified raktlng of rates That
I .on Ion te trying t continue systs.n
Five Haa tare Raw Intek.
BLVAH. Portugal. Jan 4. -On person
wa kilted and ntaa aartously mjursd ,,1-1,,- tt,,, system to Dotnt of hla-h-
yesterday by a group of flvo terrified U economic degree for driver, owner
maniac who had boon rlaad by firs- and public la further accentuated by this
man from an Insane asylum la the out- 1 strike, end sxpraaatd In the above da
eklrte of this cHy which had caught
lira. Thy had secured fame Iron rods
rros a. rao heap and attach ri
ducllon or th ssme rprt
Thrfor ownar and drlvsrs had
agreed the eoadttisa of payment tad
aretes was ssSasUcly aatisfastoyy. U
James McCreery & Co.
34th Street 23rd Street
Commencing: Monday, January the 6th
The Remaining Stocks of Wearing Apparel for
Women, Misses, Juniors and Little Children
At Pronounced Reductions
FINE FURNITURE & RUGS
Furniture from 10 to 50 less than usual prices
Rugs at Greutly Reduced Prices
U.S. PARCEL POST
JOHN WANAMARER, NEW TORK
At the Regular Post Office, Main now, Old BuUdlnt.
Full information concerning the new Wanamaker Free
delivery by Paroel Post including a reproduction of the
Official Parcel Post map for shipments from New York City,
will he giten upon request.
I lartf ord Saxony
Beginning Monday, We Offer the First of the Semi-annual
Disposals of Discontinued Patterns in these SpUndidRugs.
at Twenty-five Per Cent. Below their Usual Prieri
The Hartford Saxony rug needs no introduction. It is callr . i
the American Oriental, because of its soft colors and design
and its beautiful, durable texture. It is the best wool floor
covering, for either private homes or public places, made in
The 824 Hartford Saxony rugs offered in this dispose. I
are all fresh from the mills the last of them coming in as th I
is written. The patterns and colors nearly all reproduce the fine- .
old Oriental rugs, and it would puzzle any one but the mi l
directors to discover any good reason for their discontinuance .'
Krtular Salt Titular Salt
Sixi I'rir Prirr s'l'ir Priet Prir,
ki'll $S.S $2M It tlfl $9.00 $17.21
!4Hft 5 00 I.7S 41 x 71$ ft 18.7S 14.01
i ft 4.0(1 3.7S x 9 ft 80.00 32. f !
'i ft. 7.30 5.05 H)4xl02ft 45.00 U.71
ft S.50 (...15 9 x li ft 50.00 37.8.
ft ItafJ MS 9x15 ft ... 87.50 SO.ftS
fxltft 15.00 11.25 10!)xlttft 67.50 M.t.
UsUli. 1R.75 14.00 IfjaJ f UK ft 77.50 M.VI
9 ft 1S.75 10.45 tin tit ft 67.50 It.fc.S
9x11 ft. 18.50 14.85 tlMtMft 8300 1173
Twenty-four Odd Size
Hartford Saxony Rugs at Price
Special widths and lengths suitable for halls and office .
These special sizes range from ii ft. 3 in. x 3 ft. up to
IS ft. 6 in. x 4 ft., and in price from $4.65 to $114. Formerly
double. fourth Usllery, New Huildiag.
Sale of Hurt
Hurt Mostly in Price
Thousands of our hooks during the holidays become slightly
soiled, thumb-marked or scuffed. Not seriously hurt, bat belotv
our high standard therefore offered considerably pnnji i r
This sale is an annual event
which book buyers look for
ward to for genuine book-buying
economies. The price we
pay for doing the Input book
trade in America is tho gfoat
number of books we must offer
in this sale which Is, hoi
The Book Buyers' Opportunity
Thrse'ao-ralleil "hurt" books ar
hurt more in price than in condition.
They are too many in number to ba
listed; bul I hey cover every phase of
book interest; recent novels, classic
and standsrd fiction, history, biog
raphy, science, political
riology. travel, religion. Jut
books for young children.
Alto large selection of books lassll
and together; a collection of Prwach
and German books which ago heart
mostly In price. Main floor. Old Bldg.
Beginning Monday morning we shall
make complete reductions on all our
Fine Fur Muffs
including both elaborate novelties and staple sets, in mole,
ermine, cable, fisher, wolverine, taupe fox, white fox, blue
fox, red fox, cross fox, pointed fox, skunk, Australian opos
sum, chinchilla squirrel, Hudson scul and civet cat, all of
which will be sold at
Fur Salons, Second floor, Old Building.
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