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PRICE ONE CENT.
PHONE MONOPOLY MEETS
DEMAND FOR 5-CENI RATE
WITH A SCHEME TOR DELAY
After Admitting Justice of Evening
World's Contention It Asks Matter
Be Referred to Commerce Commis
sion, Which Has No Jurisdiction.
Every 600-call phone contract in Manhattan
Brooklyn and Bronx, fixed at S48 a year, or eight
cent's a call, should be dropped to 30 a cut of
$18! Every residential phone should be on a tive
k cent basis!
Every business phone, which now pays on a
graduate scale of from eight cents to four cents,
should be dropped to five cents and be graduated to
three cents or lower!
Vi lli the w York I t li phone
The direct examination of Leopold
Hard hit by Tha Evening World' demard for cheaper telephone rates. yegterday by Assistant District Attor
the Ntw York Telephone Company admlta the Justice of a revlalon, but In I ney Moaa tmurht from him the stat
keeplnR with It! policy of Uolnytng tlie day of reckoning, aeeka Indefinite meat mat he had Been the ecou ed man
postponement. In li-ttor to the Merchant' Association to-day the com-1 ahool Cotter It wax made with post
pany asks that tin- public submit to extortions unUl the Interstate Com-I tlreness nd detail
merce Commiaalon can make a valuaUon of the company's physical prop- To rlr I Jordan, dl MarMnl'a
erty as a bMll for new rates. ,h he we. no.
This would mean a delay like proceedings In the suit of the city ! "r" h:"
.... . . , . (Shooting. I ndar further eroBS-ennv
against the compiniy's underground monopoly, which baa been dragged In Inatton he said that ha was aura di
courts for ten years.
The Interstate Commerce Commission has not undertaken valuation
of New Vork City telephone property because it has a five or ten-year Job in
valulng the railroads on its hands tlrat.
ttm interstate Otter- fomml.alo. he, .o anthorlty or
jurisdiction OTtf Iclt'iihone rates In New York ('My. Its powers re-
lale only to eonimerce between States, uot within States or cities.
The power to reduce rates In New Vorh City rests with the New
York Slate Public Service Commission. Second Department, and If
It fall to uct the Legislature can pass mandatory lawa reducing
New York City wants a lite-rent telephone rate and abolition
of ,,e loll fate, at once, not ten years from now when the Inter-
state l oniinerce Commission gels around to appraising all tele-
phone property of the country.
Wipe out the telephoiie toll gates between boroughs NOW!
Iteduce rates to live cents everywhere within the city limits
The rnblle Service Commission can do It.
The Legislature can do It. ,
The Interstate Commerce Commission cannot do 1L
i ui " , ,.
t0),n W. tiriegs. oounael to the Merchants' Association. Is director
of the New York Telephone Company.
The Kvening World's demand for reduction of telephone rates In New
York City lias been recognized by the i'ubllc Service Commission, and a
special hearing on the subject will begin next Monday morning at 10
o'clock in the eommisslon's offices, Metropolitan Tower, No. 1 Madison
Chairman M S Decker of the up-State Commission, which has Jurla-
dtction over all' telephone matters, has sent out official notice that the
commission will come to New York on that day and give audience to all
complainants against telephone rates.
Many civic organliatlous representing large groups of citizens ara
actively engaged in a campaign to obtain relief from the telephone
tortlon. Among those who have given notice that they will send repre-
seutativ.-t to the commission's hearings and demand a five-cent rate fori
.. H . ,i,v, nholltlou 01
all rJew ior v. uj,
ORGANIZATIONS THAT WILL
Broadway Hoard of Trade. .Natnan.ei
Levi, President, ltro.idway and Wll"
loughhy avenue, Brooklyn,
Harlem Property Owners' Association.
or. Abraham atom, rraaatent Ha
Madison avenue, New York.
Real Batata Ownere' protective Asso
ciation of tho Twelfth and Twenty-see-unJ
Wards 01 thO Olty of New York.
inc. William caplaaa neoratary. No.
I Ml Amatardam ivanua, New .,rk.
a society ol Architaotural Iron Manu-
! 'acturers. C, B. Chanay, Secretary. No.
m 35 west Thirty-second street. New
Baatera mninary mwmt "-i
gatnual H. Uumls. Secrwlarv. No. tot
Kroadway, New York.
United Mister But heis' Association
of Amarlea, Brooklyn oraneh. William
C Helllngi Sei nlary, .No. 14 UtlOO ave
The New York Lumber Trade Asso
Otatloni J. H Crarj-, Secretary. No. II
Broadway, Naw Y'oric.
The Brooklyn League, John K. Osla,
Jecretary, No. 44 court street, Brooklyn.
Twenty-eighth Ward Tsapayar' Pro.
(.Continued on oond Paga4
(nnrrtaM. I Mil. tr
... II he Ne
Company meet this demand I
tne extra iuiis isawilfl nurougus, ars
Hold the Fort!
Even though evWything ems
to gri - rong and adversity is
knocking loudly at the door,
don't give up for relief Is close
An Army About 4,000 Strong Shout
Out the Glad Tidings Through ts
Manv Scpirltl Advertisements In the
Morning World To-Day That They
Come to Your Assistance with All
Manner of Positions, Workers, Com
fortable Homes and Business Places
for Kent, Investment Opportunities,
Miscellaneous Bargains, ficc.
WORLD ADS. LAST WEEK
More than the Herald
le, iruim nw. ) u "inning
Batik for You To-Day!
Circulation Books Open to All.'
Th Press 1-uMUMnl
Vork World I.
TALE TANGLES UP
Identifies Di Martini Repeat
edly as Slayer and Repeat
SAYS HE FEARS POLICE.
Told They Would Kill Him if
He Didn't Point Out the Pris
onerThe Court Baffled.
Joseph Leopold, ft fifteen-year-old hoy
of No. 2li.!t Belmont avenue, the Bronx,
completely tan (do. I to-day the trial for
murder of Oharlea dl Martin;. accused
of (laying- Probationary I'olireman ("ot
ter at Iliurhea avenue ami one Hun
dred and B'.ghty-eventh street Auk 4.
The boy told Justice Da.rU, in tlie end,
that he had testified against di Martini
' falsely became lie wan 'afraid of being
j killed by Mm polio If he did not.
Martini did not do it.
justice Davis ordered Leopold looked
up overnight In the rooms of tha 'hii-
SJTSSi "ZSZZ "SK
anything about the shooting of Pollc.
man Cotter "" .Mr. Moss nked the wit-
ne" """ h " Plaeed on tha aUnd
thra did It."
"Polnl him out," Said Mr. M..
Leopold stopped down from tha jury
aaw?" asked Mr Jordan,
"No," replied Leopold promptly.
why did you tell the Coroner and
JJ.g,, u" ""rH"
"The dtCtlVS told ma right after the
shooting." said Leopold, "thai if I did
""' "' M thai man I would be
. , u
Mr. Moss took the (ov In hand again
,, ,. mnr, ,
man! thai dl Martini was tha murdarar,
Mr Jordan at onoe brought out a
r6i""l,tit"' tha denials previously made
t0Juet 1nvl, ,, th,
,i. r(.,ark that not much oould ba done
wlih sueh testimony.
"Haea you told an untruth her to-
. Whnt lie did you tellt" -ked the
"Pointing out that man then and
..,.rnlR , w, ,M his, JJ" ),
If l did not point him out l would t,e
miimi "siu inn wiinm
jitattea Davla ordered Leopold loeaad
ip again until tio courl and lawyers
ould decide w hat t., do about his eon
redletlona WILSON SENDS PINDELL
NOMINATION TO SENATE
Hight Expected Against Confirma
tion of Illinois Editor is Am
bassador la Ru&sia.
WASHIN'ITON, N,-,,v. 0, Tne I'ln-
uell lette- eontrovar) m transferred
from the W'nit llousa to tha Senate
to-day whan the nomination "r lfnry
M Plndsll. newspaper editor or Peoria,
m., to o Ambasaadoi tu Russia, was
ent to the genata by Prsldnl vii,n
The nomination ivn referred t,, hja
Koreign Hslallons ContmlttO w iere a
right agalnat I'lndell's oonflrmatlon is
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Hout.. aawnes ins T'a Mtoiierrsnsn HchhI
WorM T - ire. luer-tti.nu. tleketi n! de rti I
'lontter r.f HI lil-w l
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UI). i., Sw.S 11,0
A MURDER TRIAL
AER;j$ BELIEVED READY TO fflf '
YORK, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20,
Kidnappers Taught Baby
They Kept for Five Days
In Hiding How to Talk
ani ii aaas ai htob
aw ' '
Three-Year-Old, who only
Lisped Before, Expresses
Herself Freely Now.
Having 'our child kldnappad and re
turned la not noceeaarlly a mlafortun,
according t tha vlawa of Mrs. .lames
Uyrna of No 4I Beat Thlrty-olffhth
street, whose three y.ar nlrl daughter.
Winifred, u away from her home for
while Mr. Dyrna eas huylng a pair
of ahoea tor Winifred last Saturday
night Winifred was waiting with her
father In a store across the street
But W'hen Mrs. Ityrne Joined her hus-
band the ahlld waa ntyatarloualy miss.
Ink, in tho anaulng four daya no news
of Winifred c.'iue to the parents except
ho anonyntoua letter from New Jeraa)
atatlng that tha writer know the whore
abouta of tha child, l.ast night tho
child waa recognised on west Fortieth
street, where li hud been left hy a col
ored woman with group if . hlldren
who were playing on the street
Winifred's blond hair had hern dyed
with a aubatanc that may or may not
have been ahoe t lacking, put on in a
vary clumsy fnnhion and daubing rn
ehtld'a dreas down to tho walot the
was in the Neat of health and spirits and
revena ieiy hungry,
tint the eurioug dve I,, the ohlld'a
hair was not the ehief aauae ol wonder
ment t" tha parents, When Winifred
disappeared, being a backward child.
She was unable to apeak a word of any
thing except baby talk, The first thing
sin- did, on being recovered by her
father at the police station, aaa to give
uldanrs f her new ability, !iv seVcr.ll
f,l ,i-t oniole'e sen lences.
f. rrlli to the fa tia
:.a,l not been
ted an i waa vi ry hnngi v.
sin e laat night ehi' has been abla to
express heraelf well igh to tell her
mother tint :ie had .. en with a strange
man. that sh.- h.-Kl lieen taken on a
car ride, that 'ie had had her hair
"aahd," and that she wax glad t,, ba
h,i-ne .mam if Wlnlfrod'a vocabulary
developa e the rate at whleh t naa
heen expanding since her return, she will
ba able to give nplete itory of her
Tb I, ' preaent, la What the imliee are
tr. ng t., d. sever, with I'ttle sue' .ex.
The Child ha Shown no III effects
from hr absence eacepi a rnorVId ter
ror whl' h no and then hi ,.e h..i,
makes her cry Mini" and run lot i
the kitchen, woere sue hides underneath
Now that 'he ohlld la ha -k again "
said Mis. llyrnn t --dav. ' 1 am almost
glgd the kidnapping happened, for it
hai taught Winifred to talk- earaothlns'
l aave navor ueeu abig w teaua tin.
- Cent City -Wide Phone Rate
. an. ' ,
I can't Imagine thnt any one Intention1
ally stole the child, hut I thing that,
ilndlru; her they decided to keep her
and dyisl her hair so thai no one ,oId
recogn.te her. "
EQUINES IN PANIC LIVEN
HORSE SHOW SESSION
Fancy Roadster, Too, Overturns
Driver, bill No Injuries
There wore two exciting tnovnonts d "
Ing tnls afternoon'a aeaoion uf the llu,
show i d the horses provided them
Tne tirai or currod during the Judg
ing of four-kvhande in this rla a
Judge W, H Moore and tlfred 0 Van
d era! It wer ngmpetltora and J.i k pon
nelly, dr! . lip for Mr Vandrrhllt, ha!
Just completed a Pound Of tli- arena
arhen Itxlgi Moore tooled uos i
thro Ugh 10 gnteWa Into the ring
gomothtng frightened the .fudge's wh"c:
if and they reared and plunged until
they got t: sel.es iiver the wninte
trees But the grooms untied the knots
and judrfe Moors eventually got n.
four out and under way Incidentally
ho won ov-i Mr VanderMlt'a fiur
The aecond Incident occurred during
the judgi i of thirteen raadjotera ki
kin Itelle. iwned and driven by Kred
eiick pgvls, in title olees waa making
tne turn at the Madigun avenue end of
the Harden ehon his buggy capaliad
ami fiuiig ilnt ogl Blklii Bella look
the upside I .w . vehlci.- along the tan
hark for I few yards ami then !,e
grooms caught hei Mi bavls waa not
STEAMSHIPS DUE TO-DAY.
1 JrW ga1laaaal
I I AM kx
Algonquin, Turks Isle 8 A. It.
Bristol Olty. nwaaeee . 9 a. M.
ante Mart, ant Matte.,. M a. M.
" Circulation Books Open to
MOBS A "MASHER"
IN PICTURE SHOW
Didn't Know Youth ;md Girl
Were Doing a "Stunt"
for a Film.
STOiTiiD BY POLICl-.
"Movie" Ador Badly Realen
Before Rescuers I. earn
Tw.i hundred persons. S'Uiie of them
Very much excited, a hospital ambu
lance with the aooompanylng surgeon,
several policemen and I dtctive
from Police Headquarters assisted this
afternoon In the taking uf e "muvU"
drama film that almost caused a riot
at fiftieth street, near liroadway.
It wasn't Intended that they should
get In the picture at all. That part of
the performance w as in the hande el a
diminutive young girl and a young men
etikaged In doing a 'mash" stunt. He
did It an well, to the accompaniment of
a revolver i that It was a wonder he us
eaped with hie Uf. The crowd was
after him all right, and It beat him up
eooaldorahly before n nnished.
The "movie" people had their young
heroine walk pas' a thentr nx'rmiir
in Seventh avenue Just north of Fif
tieth street There she waa to tin ap
proached liy a yoUthftll villain III illy
chillies who was, ptesuJiusldy. tu say
soma thing unploaeenl u her.
AS THE DRAMA WAS MAPPED
Then -he wits to turn haughtily from
the viper's path. Me was to grah her
hy the nun, with a snarl upon his hand
some HpS i a'id tin she pulled one way
he whs lo pull a revolver anil begin
filling tier chnckful of bUMotl
Now. all this went as arranged, he
cause it went very quickly. Hut Iher
Is marly always more Or lens of a
crowd of young men dawdling near the
stare d 'or There happened to he a
particularly large number uf them urere
this afternoon arid manv trior,. In HmiuiI
Wy around the corner And when tho
handsome "devil" pulled the gun on the
sweet defenselees thing thoy puiiud a
riot. The miser aide villain snapped his
gun several times hut, curses' It re
fused to expl sle Jilnt St that moment
the oroWd closed In upon him and hore
hlrn lo earth So clnrgellc were the
yogng ntetl who had gone to the rescue
of the Imperilled damsel that the hero
hit tpe dual m several places. He tried
lo explain, hut Hi'- spoken word did not
o, the crowd walilvU eSOft'UM "d l"e
liero supplied it.
What became uf the Imperilled young
lady or of th, man who was taking
the pictures no on.- seemed to know.
They wne probably lost In the crowd,
which hy that time had giown to two
hundred. The neighborhood took up the
quarrel ind every one turned out to
S an 1 take u hund If occasion per
mitted and thine was anything left of
I he erstwhile eunllim villain
QUIT THE CROWD TO CALL FOR
It got to tie such riot that two of
the mn i" ,h crowd dlaenggged them-
MlVea and rushed for telephone! One
culled up the Polyclinic Hospital ami
A , ., that an ambulance be hurried
down, as u young girl had been mur-
di ,.. The other one had the rare fore
sight to cull up Police Headquarters
and any that her was a regular ituii.
s, r. or
I Tiie hospital replied promptly a"'1
a ryl Peput) Police Oommloatoncr
i UoMgherty S"t bqay and enr two of
I h! heat men on t'1" run, ThO surgeon
! and the deteetlvag ree bed the theatre
l ,,- war at gbOUt the same time and at
Ural glance it looked as if the entir
. ihorhood had run amuck. Til OTP
vers policemen in tne tangle trjtn- t.,
II lighten things out and eventually
tne two deteiHIvea the patrolmen nd
hoaplt.il surgeon learned what it
was all 'out-
fhO villain Waa Inen peni it,B , rise
and dust hlmeOlf off ai d go his way.
and the crowd and the official pgrtlol.
penta departed loo The tie; tin,,, the
v.llaln wants to url his Up at a pretty
young thing he'll pgDUebl try It elie-
wiiere, beoauao he certainly was mn-
tlsstoo, Bavsna 1 F if.
Times, BTasaaa 1 . M.
Kellf Olsv, Ohrlstlsnsaaa. . . arm.
aueaaaau, Xaaw . . M
HUERTA WILL GET OUT,
WILSON'S BELIEF, AS
NEW CONGRESS MEETS
Dictator's Government Declared to
Be Slowly Breaking Apart and His
Elimination Is Now Regarded
Only as a Matter of Time.
MEXICAN RULER IGNORES
PRESIDENT IN MESSAGE
He Defends His Acts of Tyranny as
for Good of Country Doubles
Taxes to Stave Off Revolt.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20. President Wilson, it became known
late today, interprets the situation in Mexico City to indicate that the
Htterta Government is JisintcirrjtinK and that although things might
move very slowly, Huert;'. eventually will be eliminated. The President
let il be known that no Mimmary instructions had heen sent to Charge
O'ShaughneA.) and that no positive steps or actions not already pub
lished had been taken.
' The emi line of th ihr- nrlrr.a
Deputy Commissioner Says He
is Being "Framed" by
Men He Prosecuted
Haconi Dwmty Police Commissioner
Ooorao H Doushertv. in onarcs of the
DetecUVS tlnreau, Issued a iona state
ment to-dKy I noorpo ratine f- la inssn
from the 1000 rds or th- Polloe Depart
ment In relation to the allsgatlOM
mad by certain DonAdeno men en
caged In the "win- tapping'' huslneis
tno me paid money for poiico pm
taetiiui lo oertala oolloe offlolala. Al
ia. Mlflh Dougherty's name Iibm not been
dlven out by the District-Attorney 'i
office for pvlbMcatton, he Is well aware
that he Is the
ivdian olflelal at Head
(.ferre.1 to by the Dleirlct
Attorney s aeeieiania in nwaina puuu,
s i-i.'.n in niuiinx p
the alleged confess!. .rie of t
Dourherty points to lb fact that
"OurUy" Carter, Frank Tarbus, Tom
Brown, "Paper Collar Jo" Oray anl
0or BtoKas, aU of wbom ar
Itgti to bav mad tatpnt accua
1BC police official of wile tine graft
from tb "wiretapping" Industry, were
arrested by Us personal direction.
0 ar-ter. Brown, "Vapar Collar Jo" ud
ItOBa ar under ueavy ball charged
These men. the Qondorl brothers and
otnrrs, havi bssn iwlndllns men of
MrilU In New York for many years
thro ufa "" oporanon a nun m -
aenio , lornt 01 oecspwon reqainae
sis bursts preparation r..r isrsnty years
tlie have been framing op" shrewd
and wealthy buflnssi men. Dougiirrty
points out thai beoeUeS of his activity
egalnst them tne) iiught have vr
good ysason to try to "(rams" him m
order to curry favor Willi the lnstrlri
Attornsy. Until Deuchsfty lot eftar th Onn
dorl iirothc oie opsratloni of the men
who ran fake poolrooms for the pur
pose of swindling greedy "0omOOS"
wrr as safe as selling mei chaiullse.
,i,1 I'ag )
POR RACING btt PAOK ta.
HOW HE ARRESTED
PRICE ONE OINT.
warships dues not In any way nlMleH
th inii-rnatlnn.il select of the situa
tion, and In th view of the PreeMWl
nri.rely reprewunl th normal 1elr of
Oreal Hrltaln to protM-t hr Interests.
At Tuxpaea, whr there are llrltleh
nil Inten-sis. It was Tnlnt,1 ,rt st th
White HoiMa Amerli-an ships ar now
rfoiillria' the same protectlnti to Hrit
lah arei Amerloaa Interest alike.
It was Btated positively thst the ln-
atrucUons t,, Rear-Aaaslral rietober in -
..,..-a noinma ... apeolflr as the land-
"f marines, and thai tUCh artlun
neither l)en fnunj nsrsrwarv nor
HALE TALKED NO PLAN OF
ACTION WITH CARRANZA.
rat llrltlBh Kmhnssy this afternoon
Kv ml the following sut.ment:
rh statsment which appeaj.d In th
pr ess thla nnrnlne to the eff.ct that
the Hritish rroiaer eeuaaroei in weat
Indian Waters has sailed for Vera Cms
Is Incorrect. Two xhlps ar heinii sent,
"ire to TamplOO snd one to Puerto
MealOO, and the .State tpartin.nt waa
Informed acooNHnaly by the Brittah
tint, assy on Nov. 18."
Th.- ilr.t oaHeiajl Interpretation of th
parleys at Noaalea between Wtlliajaj
Bayard Hals and the Constltutlanallst
also ramr from the Whit Houe to
day Th PreOMent told th with
' whom he
lls' iisned the sltuatun that
Kale had int' to Neaalaa sola
Int.irm himself about the purp... of
the ConetltUtlOnelleta and thei, .-harsp.
ter. Mr. Wilson made It plain there
as nothln no formal as negotiations,
no plan of action was debate, no
names of provisional auccenaora to
Huerta were aiMMeated nor taku up.
but that the Washington Ooverasaaal
simply WMted tu have, throuKh Mr.
Hale, OOJIO means of knowing some
thing definite about the Constitutional
ists and Uidr alms
Thai. It wan po.uted out, need n it to
hve dpnd1 ,.n any thine th Conatltu-
llaaallala saui. nut wuuto aatutaU; b
baaed uxn what Mr. Hale would e
or leiu-n from hi talks with disinter
ested persons. 80 fair as th U'ashlne
too. Ooveramenl knowi, the report that
credenllela were drmunded by Carrsn
sa from Mr. liale has been seen onlv
, n r,e- deepatoaea 11 was stated aits
aovp basil at th Wast House ttiat Hale
Hi nt to map out no plan.
Th ryes of official Washing-ton
were taruej to-day on th Mexican
i'oiigres and lluerta'a niessay on
his recant assumption of dututoiial
power Th possibility thst th now
l.'ongres might act on concessions die
credited In advance by the t'nlted
States was thought In many uuarlvre
to be a pivot on whlcn th nsat movv
by this Oovernmsnt might turn.
T boOS who have ben of the opinion
that 11 ".erta would rtlr after his acta
hail oeen ratified by tb Congress. atlU
field rtden In their theory, -lo far
ae can be teamed tea America (lev
er a in out msaas to cue Unas its piaa el