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THS EVEKINO WORLD, THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 1913.
to rrat th
ot mrttln uhmn.
Tlae HMut to a tale for -
for tke mMcM
OlMll f to any r to
kT TO HI CTTYi
k ttmtmm twiuuf u
uuMMIn of to ooi of oertela
to to tty v to UnluM.
As)to provtato to to
fr SapreotaUoa a to
Till was th remilt. It wa leaened
day. of the dickering htwin th
city anil representatlree of th Hronk
lyn Rapid Tranali Company, it auuld
ippear th.it lh city snd th romnanv
, . "tiroke even" with rewpert to th tfl
Jnkers" foun1 1n th M. R T con
tract lnc the puhllc hearing Jan J
list. A compromUe for the city I
egerded aa a victory for th rnmpanr.
Th It. R. T. contract was practically
d1spd of icirr lRv hy th conferred
consisting of Oommlssloner VVIUcoa,
Bust Williams and Mairbie and Rnr
nugh President tAnny of Manhattan
and llorough President Miller of lha
TIN INTERBORO JOKERS UNDER
FIRE TO r A V.
Th conferree to-day turn their Mtn.
. tlon to th tan "Joker" found In II
Intsrlwrriugh contract sine the .uVi
hearing. At all th Ittltur fomml
aloaar Meltb e la th- opposition that
naa to to satisfied, ar.d If h refuse
to to tlnd he I v td down tares
lo on in the commission, . t'oinmls
.unr Oram doe not attend the crt
Chairman Wtllrng i now tart ha will
be hI1- to got lha contract completer
and lgnd hfor hi auccaaaor take
.trice Uith he .ind Mayor Oayitor ara
ontUent that there will b inple tlm
to wind up the dickering and thin glv
ih Interuurough oportnnlty to prUat.-ly
ill It $17ii,uou,00ii worth of bonls
ached by tha olty'i credit to J. P.
Morgan Co. at N 1-2 The bond
will later to aold u the puVc
Chairman Will. -ox la counting mnil
upon aaalitanc from Tammany ladr
Charles P. Murphy, who haa been urged
by th lawyera acting for tha traction
. "ompanl. In tha vnt Uov. Hulier
should nan a radical man aa auccaaaor
f1 to Wlllcox, to fall to confirm lh aelec
' 'ion In the Senata. Thl may not M
noaary. or Oov. Mulxer haa ao far
' shown no dlapoaltlon to reveal the tru
position of Tammany on the ubway
ontrart by naming a man in favor of
njuotcrpaJ operation aa well aa mu-
f oletpal construction for the Job.
I th vent no aalacllon la mad, or
th lctkn that la mad la not con
flrnved by th Benat. Chairman WJIIoox
automatically hold ovr after Friday
ro Height, and la to all legal purpose
Publlo Service Commtaaloaer with full
power to Ml upon th subway contract.
ONE CHANGE THAT ft PAVORA-
BLI TO THE CITY.
PreetSsnt atoAaeay mad known one
other change that haa been grd to.
Up thl on affecting the later borough.
f "Tha later txrwarr flrgt proportion.
' ha aaad, "Wag to slv th ally I per cent
of tha iaoreaae In the raoelpt of th
elevated ejrpreai atstlons following th
fj .granting of third-traoklna and atnglon
prlvlleg. I protested (ran th tart
that tbii was loo littla oapnatlon
and maintained that the city ahould get
M) per cent of th taerahae l.i th net re
ceipt of th elevated expres atatluii.
"The In tw borough oppoaod my sug
J gaaUon ut aa long aa It could, but w
" wl cat that Aa lha Iaoreaae la th
nat receipt of th sxprass atatlona will
to at Uaat Ot par cent, and tha olty
to, wlel gat aaaT at ahat, ahia Item manna
' a tweet deal la Bard eaah.
'Turthartnor. tha aUpulaMoa la to to
lasoflll la tha aoatraat tha; tha city
hall hav tha right at any Urn to ex
amine th company' booh to make sure
that H 1 getting It half under tile pan
nerahip. and to challenge any Item that
may am not to have been properly
It ia eapected that thl change may
make a difference of fl.Oetveto a yoar to
It la th hop of th majority of the
isWlllBBk.ll to get the Intsrhorough
coa treat aat of the way to-day and to
et kr evening "th final word" of th
companlea. Thl would make It barely
puentbt for th commllon-a a com
m las Ion and not aa a couMnltt-tn lake
final action to-morrow.
QAVNOR ARRANQEt "OR rE
CIAL MEBTINO Of BO ARC
Tha Board of Estimate waa on the
uolnt of adjourning to-day without
making pro via ion for a avaotal ataat
lac for action on th atikway contract
Whan the Mayor halted th retiring
"By th way," h aaked. whn ahall
wa m to take up to aobwey mat
- Praaldent John Purroy Mitch! and
Comptroller l'i enMrgt eaavaraad In
il low ton with th Mayor.
"W had bttr adjourn aubjact to
th call of th chair." aald th Mayor
Turning to Clark Haa. ha added: "lie
aura to hav th call properly worded
thl tlm. o that there can b no ml
Tha other member acquteacer and
adjournmtnt waa taken accordingly.
Boroug Preaident McAnany aald af
ttrward that tha B. W. T. contra, ta
warn In the handa of the printer. Thea
ar the final revlaad contract, Mr. Mc
Anany said, and ha added that the
pactal meeting of the Board at which
final action la to to taken would oar
' lately be hold before next Thuxaday,
the regular moating day.
Th Juarex ntrl for to-morrow ar
nT hUC-Ponw: iwo-nar-omi: ten ad
lieB furioaw ola He. 10. MBio avail, luv
li rrrn. low; ITMacl. m: BU nrr. 11
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f mnisii Hit. iu,i ataulea three ear
'Moerdala. Wl, Hl Wwlo. lul: Kitct (Vwu.a
lb., kuurla H . ItaV Haaet. lo7- r'iutrai,i, lot
Wo bi Kri Boo. no; Ik. Wet. 110, AaL Ma
II'.'. kri.eal U. 114: kaawaatka 117
7 Till HI. H4l'b ekaini. thrrar-uldt ead ui
: ax rurbagf. MtaoOw loaa. aa. u.It
iva; -n. v. ntaajn. lua
it m.mV to Km,
una. tiet. veal, lu
i "Ti.l T lt('; Kintinn; tlramnMi u
T. " I u alii. Oackar Bui. 100; ilea
I. II: tl M. MiUer, III: lujurj, lt
BACK- - Hellta. three-yeai J I. end up
lariunai. 4uika Uiod, 110 r.ix
noprnr, alTM. lot
loui jrr il,la tad up
IBB: Mm lue
Aikua. lo Aageto,
"i .n: elx
ti iim.iu iui
tm, ill: ruriutw. 114.
SIXTH HACK -rtrlllaa.
r uil: ail fiutuapi. -Beial
i Aeua. la: ladr Men
1 A.uawu. 10. lWml
5-CENT CONEY FARE
WON BY EXPOSING
Inside Story of the Dickering
Shows Brooklyn Monopoly
Had Fooled Service Boafd.
MALTMG PINDS TRAP.
Victory Won, Then Lost, Then
Won AgainAll Sine
Jan. 20. .
Thl I an tnatd itory of how the
OaME five-cent fr a won, lost and
won again - all amc th haarlng on
Jan. SO upon the "final drft" of th
uhway contract with Ihe New York
Municipal Hallway Corporation, th new
kin under nhlh th I: It T ha
tVhen Miirough Preaident McAneny of
Manhattan gav to Th Rvenlng Work)
at th roe of yaaterday'a mornlna; con
ference the announcement th it the five
rent fare wa hack In the II. II T. con
tract there la no doubt that h thought
It waa there, and there la not a dou'it
that he had "pulled hero" In th oon
lerenc to put It thr.
Ilia aniiuuii. Miient wa In a meaaiie
premature, for at the time he xnva th
Intrrvle the clauae rotating to th
Coney five-cent fare had not then heen
1 1 ached In the Joint eeMion between
Public Hervlce Co imlaetonrr Mllo It.
Malthiwho la out for all h cn get
for th publlo and the rt of the com.
tnlaalon and member of the cunferanc
cnnunltlee of the Hoard of Katlmat.
WITH CRAM AWAY MALTBIE
PULLS A LONE OAR.
Mr. Maltble la pi lllug n lone oar h
caua Commliloner Cram will not nt
tend the aecret meeting of thn com
mlaalon. nil there my have bcrn Jut
a bit of Irony on the part of Mr. Mc
Anany In enouncing th Cony five-cent
fare victory before Mr. Maltble had n
the revised clam.
Lat yraterday afternoon there wa
Juat a trac of a mlle upon th face c.f
Mr. MxiAneny when the confer took
hp th dlcouMlon of th Cony Inland
fre part of th contract. He Was cer.
tain that th objection! rafeed by The
Evening World Imakedlutely upon th
publlahlng nf the propoaed .onttnet on
DM, n. Ii:, had hern fully mat.
Then It wa that Mr. Maltble epoke
up. He called ihe attention of the Bor
ough Preaident of Manhattan that Will
It wa tru th flve-crnt far w to go
Into effect when the new Culver and
Wt End leg of the Fourth avenue
auhway had been "completed"- within
th eatlmated time of eighteen mon'lie
In another flan of the conlrfct ther
waa a provlalun that the rmnplatlon of
Die two line be uapended nt Coney
Island Creek and In lieu thereof part of
tha II. It. Ti llc- " ' utilised.
MALTBIE EXPLAINS THE NEW
JOKER TO COMMISSIONER.
Ho Mr. Maltblr explained to the con
ferees that Instead of there being any
obligation to give a live-cent fara In
eighteen months, no definite date wa
flgad for th going Into ffct of th
You are quite rlffht. Malthl," puk
up Mr. McAnany. "That will never
So without further ado a change wa
mad In th contract which provides
that th flve-crnt far ahall take effect
when th portion of th two Una that
th city plana to build are completed -
approximately eighteen monthe.
heated in the conference with Meaar.
McAnany and Maltble were Cnmml
sloners WIUOOB and Williams, the lat
ter having announced hliuaelf a th
champion of Brooklyn, and Roruugh
I'rmldent Miller of the Bronx, all three
of them lawyer. Yet not on of them
Baw tha catch In the contract, ami it
remained for a layman to find tha new
"Joker" and a layman to aecond the
flrat layman' Inalatanc that the "Jok
er" be knookad out of the contract
"I do not wish to dtaruas matters
that hav bean righted." aald Cnmmlt
aioner Maltbl to an Ervcntne; World re
porter to-day. "Mr. Mcnnny waa keen
ly allv to th Interest of the public
whan th ilp In th contract waa brought
to hie attention. Further, I will y
that I am receiving every consideration
in tha conferences, and nothing Is being
rushed past ma, and no attempt to rush
anything paet me le being made."
Mr. Malthl. waa alked tu explain Juat
how th Culvrr and West End lines
hitch Into the Fourth avenue system
In a continuous line to Coney laland.
HOW THE "JOKER" AFFECTED
THE FIVE-CENT PARE.
"Aa laid out." he aald, "theso lint
run ciear lo coney isiuna from the
terminus of the Fourth avenue line u:
Thlrty-ehjhth strot, llrboklyn Bui
girovlaion la alao made In the contract
that the terminal of these two line at
Coney inland and a portion of the "U
structure about half a mile between
Coney laland Creek and Burt avenue
is not to be completed, a connection
being mad with th present B. B. T
line Into Coney Island In lieu thr3f.
o that the contract did not provide fa
completion' of the Culver and Wet
Knd lines, snd conseuuently did nut r
qulrs th five-rent tlrs u go Into effe I
at any apeclflc dale In the future
"I think 1 can now afly aay that
it 1 made absolutely clear in the cun
trad double riveted and warranted to
stand legal atlaok that the Coney five
cent (Ire PI to go Into effect when the
city oullda th Culver and Weal End
line to th point wheie Ih connection
la made with th B. B. T. track Intu
Coney Island proper."
MIOHT HAVE "PUT OVER" THEIR
It was evident that the U. It. T. Ian
yers had intended to "put one over,'
and but for the vigilance of Commls
sinner Majtible, who baa fought and
VtMkl.fSr B.A'uBy tllt-tsBa tyll
American Princess Rides
With Lion and Leopard
To Gay Ball in Rome
" I 'M-t't't M"frg" --l t4ri-'ti'i-t
it . t; AW
Former I tan it hv Deiron Wife
runner LKirmny ijciumi, vviic
of Prince Radziwill, Causes!
. . . at I
sensation as Jne enters nan
in Chariot With Beasts Be
ill" t' it. I I'reu.l
RO MR, Jan. 30. Tne Boclalltle
press to-day sdltorlally excoriated the
olty authnrltie who lnat night loaned
a young leopard and n lion from the
municipal aoo to the Frlnceaa Radsl
wlll to take to a balL
The ball waa that of the fashionable
Rkatlng Club, attended by a ttrllllant
oclety ssaemliluge, and at the height
of the merriment the I'rlnceaa drove
through hi membership In the board,
th .lever corporation doctor wmili
have succeeded In getting what they
wanted by u legal trick. '
I'pon the claim that it waa not pro
vided for ln tha contract" the II. It. T.
could have gone on charging a 10 cent
fare even after the two lower transit
lege of th Fourth avenue ubay wire
hullt for th short i hie of leas than a
a mil Into the Island ltelf.
Th IV U. T- could have gone on In
definitely rhkrglng Its preaent ailmU
slon of five cents to the Atlantic Ocean.
It Is to he hoped Mint Mr Multhle ha
lulled Ihe only "Muh-Joker" In the li. It.
T, contract with respect tu Coney
ON CONTRACTS FOR
TWO NEW SIB WAYS.
Public hearing Kero held hy the
vice board upon the contracts for the
instruction of sections 1, 2, 3, I and
5 of routia i and M illioailwuy and
Klfty-ulnlli street subway); and suction
4 of route 6 of the Lexington avenue
subway. The liroadwuy and Fifty
ninth street subway will be operated by
the II. K. T. while the Lexington ave
nue subway la a part of the luterbor-
ough'a "H" on Manhattan island.
Ilrrlisrt K. Ultnburg. a lawyer, and
Henry (J. Opdyckc, an engineer, rcprt-
ntlng property owners, filed a Dfisf
suggestible changes In the method of
constructing ths Broadway and Klfty-
nlnth street line. They urKed thin no
shafts be sunk nor dumping resorted to,
except within the limit of public
parks, and aaked that no pipes he al
lowed In the streets biwker than tne
curb; that no opeiittiaT 'be made Into the
street at any point for more than
forty-eight hour, except In caae of
TRUNK LINES TO RUN
BAY RIDQE TERMINAL
Big Railroads Agrej to Operate It,
President Mitchel Announces
at Board of Estimate.
All th trunk railroad line entering
New Tork hav sgrsed to jointly oper
ate Ihe prupoeed Mouth Brooklyn
freight terminal. Thl agreement was
made with the terminal committee of
the Board of Eatimat. of which Pres
ident Mitchel Is chairman, and wo
announced by him to-day at the meet
ing of the Hoard.
President Mil hrl added that modi
fications have beeu mads in the term
inal plan as auggeatad by the Dis k
I'ommlaaloner, and thess would greatly
increase the facllitlea. The imnrove
inent. wlrtrh Included th operation of
a freight railroad running from th
Brooklyn Bridge to Hay KUlge and
tapping all the warehouse and dock. I
will furnish accommodation for the.
bundling of freight. PrealdaM Mitch, ,
lidded, Incomparably beyond thoae any-'
w here else in the world. lie added I
that while the agreement was ul pre-!
ent tentative, he had usaurancea thai t
the railroad companies would standi
ready to Jointly operate the terminal
A public hearing on the modified '
plsn arUl b held fee. !.
' BJ "
,he bB"r",,m floor ln ancient
Komail charlHl drnwil by ,,0,,,- 8.,j
pal rlwprd on
on either aid of her were the mtintcl-
11 cruelty lo
was cruelty to animal." on
nawapapcr declared, "for It waa plain
to are that th poor bat war much
mora terrified by what they saw than
war the Roman aristocracy."
The Princess Radxlwlll, who created
the ballroom aensatlon with her Hon
and leopard attemlanta. Is an American,
formerly Mlai Dorothy Deacon of New
York, daughter of Mrs. Baldwin. Her
sister, Miss Bla0jJ Deacon, one wa
reported to he engaged to th Crown
Prince of Uotmaiiy. Mis Deacon waa
married In I. onion in June, 1910, to
Prince Antolne-Alhert Radxlwlll.
It was said that the ancient Roman
Mobility djd not take kindly to last
ni.tht's Innovation attsmpted by the
Princess snd tha' h was given a de
cidedly cojd reception.
WILL INDICT FOUH
MORE FOR ARSON
IN FIREBUG TRUST.
Tour additional Indictment against
members of tha so-called "Arson
Trust" were exvpscted to ba handed
down hy the Grand Jury to-day to
Jude Rosalaky In the Court of Oeneral
Beaalqns The indhitments, It was aald.
will be Baaed on the confession of
Isidore Htcln, ailaa "Ixxy the I'. tin tor.
corroborated hy confederates of Stein
who are now In the Tombs under Indict
ment. Two of the Indlctnent will b
against fire Insurance Adjusters.
Mux hleinbcrg, who was arrested In
Detroit, after being Indicted here for
a fire In hi clothing store at No. 301
Amsterdam avenuo a year ago, was
brought back to-day by Detective Leigh
of the District Attorney's office. He i
under indictment for arson In the flrat
degree, the maxlmniu penalty for which
M forty years' Imprisonment. Judge
Kosalsky remundeJ lilm to the Tomb
MAIL CLERK BEGS MERCY
FOR SAKE OF FAMILY.
When 'harlea T. Kirk, a Post-OIBc
clerk st Htatlon T, On Hundred and
Hlxty-tlfth street mil Third avenue,
Tag arraigned berure I'nlted states
'uiiiinlHHiuner shield this afternoon
ho fell on hie kneea, raved and
screamed, protesting hi Innocence of
the ciiarge agalnat him until his crlee
resounded through the Federal Build
ing. Klfk. a mkldle-aged man with a
wife and daughter, wa charged by In
spectors .lamns and Jacob with Diir-
holnlnf I from a "teat" letter.
ror Uod's sake,'' he siir.eked, "don't
hold me tor I his. I know nothing or It.
Nothing wa found on ms. It' all a
Court attendants raleed Kirk from tne
floor and held him up while Imrpeclor
Jttcoh told the Commissioner how for
months petty thefts have occurred in
Htatlon T. Kirk wo aupctd, al
though he has been clerk lghten
year. Aocardlng to Jacntbe he easily
fell Into the trap and hla arreat followed.
Kirk crle were redoubled when be
wa held ln II, two ball.
Till Is my little daughter's birthday
She Is seven year old to-day," he r
claimed. "Don t let her know about
SCHERMERHORN TO WED.
Amos I'otfitnc Hchermerh orn of N'o. (
Host Seventy-ninth street obtained
license at the City Hall to-day to wed
Deorgla Williams of Stonlngton, Conn
He Is twenty -four years old and ahe
nineteen. The couple went to Ih ofllco
of Chairman dirrnn of the Alderman
Police Investigating Committee and
there tccoiwd the license. Mils Will
lam father la Charle Phelps Will
lam Mr Krhecmerhoni crlbed him
aelf u a hoii of John lifmont Sokfr
merhorn and Catherine Tuckermtin Cot
Red Cross Cough Drops.
m tat lg 4u. I sat as,sg.
aa Us hsap sjaw. I i
WITH STATE BOARD ONLY ON GAMBLERS
Settlement of Garment Work
ers' Difficulties May Result
TO VOTE TO-MORROW.
Union Will Decide Then
Whether to Continue Walk
Out or Accept Terms.
A de-termlned effort in en the garment
strike, which (or M aeeks ha apr 'ad
distress .throughout th great east side,
waa liegiin by the Hiate Dehor Depnri
mesit this afternoon. At the 1 .cheat of
(immJloner vVflHam. Chairman Will
iam C Movers of ths Board of Maa B
tlon and Arbitration went Into conrr
nce with the group if four assoalathms
of manufacturer th it has so far str ul
faatiy reused to deal with the leavdcrs of
their striking mcloyee.
Th conference was held at 111 Hotel
Brrevort, Firth avenue and Klglilh
atreet, and It lasted veral hour.
While It was In progress Mr. Rog, r
gave out word that although no b.isl
of mediation had been agreed to oy
Ihe manufacturers represented, h be
lieved a long step wss bring taken to
ward bringing the warring bosses and
leader together for arbitration. Mr,
Wllllama used. ,i one of lit moat po
tent arguments In favor of such con
ference, the Increasing destitution
among the worker.
While thl step toward a settlement
waa taken, however. It became lncrei.-
Ingly evident that there la great danger
of a prolongation of th strike, in
spite of a former rosy outlook. It
was generally admitted the proien I I
agreement between th union snd
manufacturers not Identified with me
Benjamin (roup will not be ratified.
WILL HAVE TO LET THEM
STARVE. ON 8AY8.
If the vote Is agalnat It. said MM
manufacturer.. there will be n othlng to
do but cloew up ahop tthc aeason I
over, anyhow, he aald), and "let the
workers starve If thy choose to." ti
aid there wa no possibility of
further conceaslon by the men with
whom he olned In trying lo effect
A determined woman with v regula
tion policeman's nightstick concealed
under the rape of her coat Injected
herself Into a small demonstration of
the striking garment workers before
some of the manufactories on Aslor
place to-day and clubbed her way Into
a cell In the Mercer atr-et station.
Mrs. Semes Munslanto of No. li Jl
New York avenue, Brooklyn, who was
tiie woman with the club, tried the
trick of whipping the heavy "billy"
out from under her cloak to give a
eirlkebroaker a rap aa he wa, on his
way to work and then whisking the
weapon into concealment again. The
plan worked until Policeman Lynch
happened to see it In operation. H
attempted to arrest Mr. Munslanto
and got a couple of sharp rsupe across
the head before ha wreatod the club
from her handa.
At the Mercer street station the
Amaauii of the war club gravely stated
she wan related to the King of Italy
by man luge and that the King knew
It. The desk lieutenant did not notlf
King Victor Bmmanuel of hla rela
tive arrest, liowver.
TO VOTE ON SETTLEMENT TO
MORROW AND SATURDAY.
Ham Harris, who Uvea at No. 375 South
Second street, Brooklyn, was arrested
st thn came lime for creating a dis
turbance. Among the striker of the I'nlted
tlarment Workers' Union speculation
wa rife to-dy a to the outcome of
the vote that will be taken to-morrow
and Saturday upon the question of s
Increasing destitution among th atrlk
tng garment worker, now out of em
ployment for more than a month, will
be a big factor In deciding the Isuaa of
accepting preaent terms or holding out
for possible better ones.
Four thousand of toe garment work-
era hav returned to work alnce the be
ginning ot the weak, on Individual set
tlements made with the employers, but
there are about l'HJ.OOO still out of em
ployment, the union manager declare.
A public appeal for fund, to aid thn
girl trikr In the white good and
underwear trade, waa mad, to-day.
and a nrovrlptlon office opened al No.
17 Kast Second street.
APPRAISALS OF ESTATES.
state Comptroller's Srhednle Klled
for Traafe Tax.
npuly State Comptroller Knu i
transmitted the following appraisals of
estates under Ihe Inheritance tx law
to-day to the tranfier tax office of Ihe
Mary Crowley, died May S, 1011; total
estate. 12,17 . net value after deductions,
Mary Becker of Jersey City, N. J.,
died July 1!, Dili entire persona! estate
I .'.'.. i"i. Assets, premises No. 0.1 Vesey
street. Manhattan, appralaed ai t-tc.nn
N'o deduction claimed.
William H. smith of Hpringflcid,
Muss., died March 12, MM; assets tax
able In New York State. fU,XSi; net
(Henrietta B. Andrei, died March 5,
UUi total estate JM.iiVV net value. 177,
110. Archbishop Parley Was given the
Jewelry of decedent for the purpose of
making therefnvni an ostentorhim to 'it
usd In the Cathedral of St. Peter und
. to have the ostentorlum made.
Charles Cudllpp, died Oat. ITi likll . lu
tnl estate V7.472; net value II.".. 917
Charlott M. Kteld of Weston, Ma
died April 22, wen. asset taxable in
New York State H.LH, net value, I3..'l
Mary B. England of Paterson, N
dypd May 2, UU. Aaaats taxabls In N
Tark Stat. P,T; BU vju ,790.
0 DISCUSS STRIK
Inspector Cahalane Gives
Buckner Light on Duplicate
Plants About Town.
PUT CHECK ON GRAFT.
Vigilance Failed to Find Any
Plainclothes Men Taking
Kinory R. Buckner, counsel to the
I'urran Aldrrmsnlc Committee, drooie-d
his side exciirslnni Into vice conditions
to-day and resumed his Intimate In
quiry into the del, 'i I- of poller admlnla
The ptixradlngs wer replete with
figures and oft-repeated details Much
of the matter covered ha been gone
over before In the examlnition of police
captains. The hulk of the session wa
taken up with reading of letlvisund re
ports with referenc to stucllk' places
on the Kaat Hide used for gambling pur
poses. Inspector Cahalan. until recently In
charge of the l-'ust Dlstrl't, uwi of
Broadway and below Fouri. ,it ti street,
was called to the stsnd. Me Is a 'lean
cut, yoUhKlsh man with a knowledife of
til grammatical us of I. igua'V lie
had heen a witness befot.-.
C'ahalune was asked an jt.t the svs
tem of placing policemen on guard in
places that have' been raided a sum
ll tig houses. Counsel Bit kner wanted
lo know why pilleemen ar withdrawn
from some pieces within twenty-four
hour and kept ln other places for
The luspiclor a'.d the rule was to
keep a ( illcetnau on guard continuously
when the place that hud been raided
was the only gambling house owmil
oy the proprietor the only place In
whlrh he could do business. But, the
Inspector explained, many proprietors
hav two or m ire place. culled
"shirts." If h raid Is i ado ami the
proprietor has a shift to go to, the
guard Is not maintained in the place
Mr. Buckner went Into a hair-splitting
icvlew of various ta ds on gambling
houses nnd pn-vtrooms In the K!rt Dis
trict while Cahalane u the inspe.-tor
In charge. The examination waa
in th nature of an assemblage of ma
terial for the majority report of the
committee, which will be largely written
by Mr. Buckner.
From Ca lalane it was learned that a
small gambling place, such aa a hack
room of a sub on where crape Is
played on a pool table, Is called by Usl
police a "smear." Anotiiv plec of In
formation of public Interest was Ca
halane's statement. "We've got Sam
ln th matter ot nn an mymou lettei
written to the Police Commissioner dated
May 31. 112. stating that there had
been a leak of a raid to b made next
day on a gambling houac conducted by
Sam Paul, Cahalane declared hla belief
that the letter naa written and posted
after May 21 nnd dated May 2S.
"Tha' trick," said the Inspector, "Is
n old as kerosstie. It Is a favorite de
vice of disorderly house keepers to grt
Hack at a policeman who has put them
Bill of business."
NEVER FOUND A SUBORDINATE
WAS TAKING GRAFT.
Mr. Buckner read a letter written by
Inspector Cahalon to the Commissioner
August 14, IIU. saying there were no
gambling houses ln his StltrtOt The
w-ttne said thst Ut August nearly
all the gamlalcr iUlt isnrratlng. Thl
was a month after Herman Rosenthal
"How did you investigate charges
ojtnlnat yrnir aubordnate?"
"I looked Into them I wa familiar
with the men and the district, and
knew how to look up my subordinate."
"DM you ever become satusSad that a
subordinate waa taking graft have you
ever suspected one of your plain clothes
men of taking graft?"
"I never did."
"Did you ever assign to the same two
different groups of men unknown to
"I have, and I have checked them up
Cabalon wall the only witness ex
amined. An adjournment wsa taken un
til to-morrow afternoon.
dal lorlhBrsdsy.ike jlk
.taauBTBD cavgTALXJzgM) rum
M'AI alia foeaaot rream.. rl-l la
or. ttatuiM wus
Vila t IIIM OI.ATK
si him. rnsaan
.!... uwlsu. and
Willi r reutsas I'rei
I aaaet e naa
PENNY A POUND PROFIT PLUS PARCEL POST
Am ef the abq
lime iin UU trill b
York by ani
hate so Wide hO-mile limit an BSBlloaUo.
suuuiouai. i-ssuu isete er i aivewr
Park Haw, I ortlsndi aad I'J.lth street stores upea aver enln eat
til ...ir Hre lea to lards, .i.ilni Mslll l I ocliaT
S BARCLAY STREET
CoT. West Broadway
1 raRow A Nassau St
At City Hall Puk
WILL BE SIGNED,
"We Shall Do So in a Few
Days," He Says in
Mayor Claynor wrot another letter
i to-day. In II he declined to appear at
a traction ratification msss -fleeting to
he held tn-nlght In Prospect nan,
Brooklyn Th letter wa addred to
Edward C. Blum, who will act aa tem
porary chairman of the meeting until
he I ucceded by Lewi at Pounds,
Publlo Works Commissioner.
"I am certain." th Mayor wrote, "that
the member of the Public ftrvlc Com
mission and slso th memoera of the
city government ar grateful to the peo
ple of Brooklyn for their Intention to
aMifnhl1 for th purno of hacking us
all up In the matter of th iubway con
tracts. "Bat naa to ao heartatloa asseag
aa oa that blc. W latsa to
atgn the contracts. W ahaU new
do so la a few day. W ar only
flalshlag th work oa thss.
"II nasured that the falsehood and
clamor and low - lire I manners of th
two or thre newspaper proprietor
does not affect ua in the least. We
rtire nothing about It. These acamp
and scoundrels are dnlng us no harm,
buf only themselves If that were pos
sible. The time has oome when noth
ing these few corrupt newspaper pro
prietors can say will receive heed from
nny one except from th underworld
and the corrupt rlaas to whom they
tally ml. he- themlvH through t iclr
SAYS THEIR ENCOURAGEMENT
"We are all very glad to rece've your
tmcour.itcment. although it I entirety
unnecessary lr till Instance. With na
W'hat thee vulgar sc.tmps .iy go- In
one ear and out th other And that
is now liecomtng generally th- esse
with every decent pel son In the city.
We do not propose that thee? scamps
Basil run the government of thl city, j
UBI t ii contlnce tu publish their in
decent plctuies, their Indecent adver
tlM'tnent und their filth. Such people
cannot have any effect on any Just or
well-regulgteil IBM or woman.
"The on thing thst I wonder at Is
that the merchants and busl'ies men
of this great city should rniuliuie to
advert! in such newspipeis. Da they
tun know that then advertisement In
accent newspaper would bring a batter
You perceive from th foregoing that
1 do not dm it necessary to alt -rid
jour meeting, which you Invite me. to
do. I will devota the time which I
would spend in your meeting to working
on the thing remaining to he done be
fore wo sign the contract. Last It be
remembered that we ir not working on
anything ne . On the contrary, the Pub
lic Service CommlMiuii, by vote, and ihe
Hoard of Ultimate, by vole, and the
Mayor by hi separate approval of the
franchises, aettlol all this ubway buii
r.ee In May last. The tlm afnee has
been devoted only to the preparation of
the contracts In legal form. 1 need re
say to you that thla has been no ama'l
work. It may be that It could have been
iiiuw in to time, but 1 shall not say
Th absence of th Mayor win be mad
up for partially by the presence at the
ratification mass meeting of Public Ser
vo e Oommossloner vVIUoos and others
who approve of the aubaray contract.
rIFTH RACE AT CHAHL1STON.
FIFTH HCK-.F'our-yar-old and
upward; selling. Ava and a half fur
longs. The 4iulre, 111 (BriiKhotenl. 7
to I, S to 2 and n to I won: Jack Nun
nally. Ill iPruk), n to II. even and 1 to
2. second; Mailman, 114 i Martin.. 7 to 1.
1 to S and I to S third. Time LOS S-i.
Martrel. Katon. Bush Hldon, Dcoro,
spelllHiund, Dance Away alao ran and
Unladed as named.
- . I ...
dlsreanfort a1 often aeree tartars.
Your toaa-ue will not dl.lodg It. Avoid
danger and get safe relief by using tha
Thiir set Selves t tM ki troahlr starts
snd thus vre.mt secar. Kess Ouilo klsay
hiiadi. Ba j la aaallary bis box at
. t asalars jesssr JJia Csaaj
Thl Nypsi sjatatslie TaVlrt in Vsife
I Trad Um.rU . 1
Special tor Fiitai. IHc Slit
utK iATr: covaaau bn awavraiaa
A asUxatfal comljlaatiea f ckeeo.
1st, fruit aad aassi offered to-star kr
aoeetol stoaueet." aad oa UheU to
u aaaaa dattaa Um yar. J A
Mc ,.here. I I If
VOUMO BOX V
ritocoLATB t ovEHien mi it whip
A reasarkabl eeaiMaallsa ef ear fla-
rneceiBi aa in iuusi l
traits Callferala grewsi
fsw better effertngs tu b
had POl Nil BOX
dfllvrrrtl b l'svt'i-1 lat with Hi HO mlisM of
iieu las auiouaia i i-ueer eoaiax wa l aiidv aad eue
. . .IT
If dealreeV, aaekaas
Ul 11 deck.
Cor Faitoo St.
147 NASSAU STREET
W. llaaaV rrREET
! Eaat af Sa Ava.
VERBECK IN DEFENSE
SAYS HE FELT IT PROPER
TO DRAW FROM FUNDS.
Former Adjutant-General Replies to
Findings of the Sulzer
rTTRAjcrSE N. T.. Jan. .-"! felt It
proper to draw from th ll fund for
ua In last summer s field rvlc be
cause In a statement of what the Ad-Jutsnt-Oenersl
office could sfford fur
th maneouvcr. Col. J. V. Howard, my
chler-ofUlnance. t a Mm In which he
Included lim.onr. from the fund due Oct
I, 1U. Col. Howard hs been In hi
office for ten yeara and 1 hid llwPilCll
faith In his Judgment." said lai r,.--A.
It Hen William Verbeck tu-d.iy. Ill
defense of charge piefarnd attain '
him by Oov. Sulser s tnuulry BoarS and
given over to the Attorney-UeMTal ti
"I um taking the memorandum that
Col. Howard gave me reopmmendlng this
expenditure, which, thougn involving
money from th ltllJ fund, doe aot
man 'gros and unlawful conduct.' la
diverting the State funds. I hll pro
duce thl evidence In eupport of my ac
tion. In spite of the fact that tail, now
ard characterised my net a
ranted on the Hand Tuesday,
had himself recommended IL"
BOXING COMMISSILN STOPS
BOUTS AT WASHINGTON A. C
Coming from a special meeting of th'
Boxing commissi n. late thl afternoon.
Manager James Shortcll of th Wash
ington A. 0.i at which club Chick Rn
a bnXer. died from the effects of a blow
delivered In a sparring match last weea,
told s croup of newspaper men thst he
had been ordered by the Comtnlsaloa t t
top holding bout until the hoard oauM
an n u at a decision of his see
Spured OK by the warning of Oov
Sulr.er to eliminate brutality In bout
the He ilng Commission held a special
session lo-div to fix i espotwnbdlty fin
the death of Chick Rose from a blow
K-lvef) h rlali Jack OMItl at Ui Wash
ington Athletic Club. Besides Manager
Shortell. the Cormmr alon heard th lei
llaslnj of Ir. Phillip, club physician,
and several other attendant who wr
nresent when the fatality occurred.
It is the belief In sporting circle that
the xMng board will eventuaaVy eaon
erate the club, following th example
Ot Mavlatrati- Oelaincr. who yeeterdat
illsch u-ved Smith under the ruling t tat
the striking of the blow that resulted In
iletith ci 'ne under exruswl'le homicide.
Pure tobacco atoodnast
that's tha foundation of
W TURKISH BLEND
Most intelligent Turkish
blend smoke that outsells
all other Cigarettes!
FROM TRAPPER TO WEARER
But tha "FAMOUS
direct from Amariaa's
at our artialaaaU i
THE WORLD OVER
Our Wholesale Prices
Reduced to a Minimum
Aaaortment No. 1.
f?.aB. BWISJP noma PONT
(MATS (not calfskin, men as rstsllsr
sell as pony). Extra alcid. forels
ad. r(. h lustrsd skin. Reiallsrs .
Hmi m, ,8 00 . ovm $22.80
Assortment No. 2.
Aaaortment No. 3.
aTFN'a Kl H-IJNFJl COATS. Parstaa Um.
auiiril I Hilars;
tots. ntiir' pressat Prle Q ff
liiao out PHirr ni.'v flO.UU
us. nsisuer- pr
KRAMER FUR CO.
or h'sw vtiRK,
mm . JJ.,rl I Tar at
IS EAST 1STH SsfREEr
Bit a-way ad lllh Ave.. Nw li.rV
Tag elrattl t vrholeesls salnsi,, 1
who wants without cost
X. t. ALLEN, suit Ml. 41 Wat Mtk at
CIMMINia.-On W,dn..,1.v j, mm '
afiar a short Illness. JOHN OUMMUiOsL
bluvJ huaband of Annln Cummins a.
Clarks. of Hslla. Couaty Msro. Ireland
runeral from his lata rs.id.ne.
Mldilleton at.. Brooklyn, thsnc t tk.
thurch of Transflgurstlcfl, wbar s sol
em r.qul.m msss will b offsrad mm
Saturday. K.b. I. at 10 A. M. f? "
sir hla soul i,..., . . C."
iinwiui si vVTify i
I rupnst JB