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A EDITION Metf
YBIOI ONI CENT.
PHONE MONOPOLY PADS
PROFITS APPEAR SMALLER
lH. Winkler Analyzes
Company's Statements Filed
. With P. S. Board.
l&Kess Payment of More
. Than $ 1,000,000 a
Sample Item. . .
f0 Veto Tor TeUphont
Company having seen forced at
iMf to diiclote how many mill
ton of dollar II tatcei out of
JtVio York dtp anmtoltg, M
ihotcn In it itatemtnt of re
ceipts ami espenset, the fubUa
Borvtoo CommUssion to now ana
toaitta t item to Ik expense
account. M. M. WinkUr of No.
90 Wail itreet, principal peti
tioner in the pending cote for
reduced toll, hat discovered ev
idence of excessive padding in
the company' operating ex
pense accounts which were used
- to macs the net profltt appear
tmajfer. Mr. Winkler gives to
The Evening World the results
of hit examination.'
WHAT THE STATEMENTS OF
THE COMPANY SHOW.
Ninalvlno tYt mtntmnta nf an
receipts and expenses of the I
New Tork Telephone Company in the
city of New York for 1912 and 113
as Med with the Public Service Com
mission leads to some very Interest
ing results. They show the existence
of conditions different from what the
figures are Intended to show.
Tho operating revenuo for 111 Is
atatsd to have been IH.OSMtJ.OT.
For Hit It Is f2.l:.i0.. an la
crease In one year of $1,814,143.11.
"The operating expenae Increased
during the same period $1,563,013.(1,
although the number of stations In
creased only 10 per cent., there being
In us in this city Dec. 31. 1912.
413,211 phones, und on Dec. 31, 1913,
approximately 624.000 phones. A
large percentage of this Increase rep
resented extension phones, which
were installed without muoh Increase
.In capital Invested or expense of
"Tho net Income for 1912 Is given
as $10.6os.26l.D7. and for 1913 as
$10,$5,271.8T, an Increase of only
'During- 1912 the New York Tele
phone Company paid to the Ameri
can Telephone and Telegraph Com
pany, rental for uo of equipment
(receiver, tranainltter. Induction coil
(Continued on Second Page.)
4,000 MILITANTS WILL
MARCH TO KINO'S PALACE.
Fix Feb. 10 as Date for Bf Dem
onstration in London In New
JrVove to Annoy Theatre Crowds.
IjONDON. Jan. !. Mrs. Dacre Fog,
President of the W. H. P. V. meeting,
ti.-.iiv that the uffra-
MRtto. hal eomuleted their Diana to 1
petition King (leorge. She said about
4.00. women would march to Bucking- !
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retsni tneir piea io inr iviiik. !
A systematic campaign to create
(llbfurbiince In I heat res, reatc.urunls
.A m..i- ,.l,.t.,ro hoimeH is the lat-
e.t Kbeme of the militant auftr.-
gsttss At to-day weekly meeting
of tbo Women Social uud Political
In Ion In Knight. bridge nan. several
I TO MAKE
BRYAN SEES MAYOR
CAPITAL MAY GIVE
GOETHALS TO CITY
Mitchel Says Secretary Does
Not Blame Him for Offer
to Canal Builder.
Secretary of Stats William Jen
nings Bryan walked Into the City
Vail to-day, unaccompanied, hor
ned along the corridor to tb west
erly end of tba ground floor and told
Lieut. Ken, on duty at the door,
that be wiebod to mo thdVarer. Ha
was tnotantly admitted to Mayor
! n. Inn, a.
offlcs. remaining fifteen
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Bretsry Bryan. "I happen
, .iw lors. to siienu lot ""i.ii
Asiatic dinner at Delmonlco's to-1
night and took advantage of the op- :
portunlty to meet Mayor Mitchel."
"Ws anything aald about Col. .
Qoethala?" the Secretary was asked, j
"You may say for publication." was .
the reply, "that whatever I said to ,
the Mayor I did not repeat to the
While Mr. Bryan waa in the May- 1
or' OfSOS, a I'ollce Department auto- I
mollis reached the City Hall. Mr. ;
Hi an left In that vehicle.
Mayor Mitchel was asked, after ,
Mr. Bryan's departure. If the 8ec-
retary of State had acted as an
emissary for the Administration In
connection with the future sphere of
usefulness of Co! Qoethals. Tb
"The name of Col. Ooethala was
mentioned. Secretary Bryan did me ' ruptcy he declared that Thompson
tho honor of a call, but ho did not j wa tne principal sponsor of tho ra
brosch the lioetbals mattsr. I .organisation. These letters were writ
hroacheU It. 1 ten on stationery of some of the lead-
"Becretary Bryan did not appear to ,.. Bote, in thlB Ctyt but they fslled
be adverse to u wanting Col. doe- j to impress the creditors,
thala to come to New York and take , n making statement before Com
th omce of Police Commissioner. I mlnsioner Shields to-day Heffron ad
Nor did he express to me any desire mitted that his reorganisation letter
on the part of the National Admin
Istratlon to retain the services of Col.
aoetbals after the canal la finished ."
"Neither did Mr. Bryan say 'God
speed you; get blm If you can,' " ad
ded tho Mayor.
BRYAN CALLS ON COLLECTOR
M ALONE AT CUSTOM HOUSE.
Secretary Hryau called at the Cus-
torn House shortly after noon to see
Collector Dudley Field Malons, who
war for a time last year Third As-
Istant Hecrtary of State. I
The clerk In Collector Malone'a i
outer ofilce did not recognts the
Secretary of State and handed blm
the usual form card to be filled out
I by callers. Mr. Bryan wrote "Mr.
Ob," exclaimed the clerk, coming
.. ... nun. 1
up for air, are jou air. vniiiiain (
IJennlng. liryan?" 'Assistant District -Attorney Kdwin ' WhWWy Ifld Btfct If Thil Hay" .o.npany.
Mr. Bryan proved It by smiling the u. Stanton will place the fraud .aa ,, ,, n , Willi Norton is a well known flg
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Bryan smile and was aumitteu. rie , iurc iv uuuu jmy muir umr hum
remained with Mr. Malone only J" m
few minutes, but they are to meet for j Mm .
a more extended talk at 6 octosk tbla : (lPCiM I ffC UCCT PliTC
evening, the Collector aald. UULRrl LltlLO mLLI UUIO
I I lout flnv Wagner haa hla war 1
" v:v.,ni. ,-o .m hX: nC UlUDIIOfi lUCDiniH
an opportunity x K iu Mim whb-
i. nt ror or conMMiueiu t'H irom me
pon0e Commissioner or the Mayor and
Htato their objections on th lloor of .
IhA Asst-mtilv or Henate to the Dro-
'posed legislation taking away from:
memlwrs of the force the right to
appeal from a dismissal.
The Lieutenant-Governor suggested
IMa Plan to tne Major io-aay. dub
His Honor has not mad M comment,
,Vi Mav or TVLT'lh laSS
.hulo bo sccorded a hearing o i tb.
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lMSHtj WfiW g
I "Circulation Book Open to JUL"
William E. Heffron Admits
Misuse of Millionaire's Name
to Save Crash.
KEPT COMPANY MONEY.
Post-Office Inspectors Trail
ing Him Since His Reorgan
ization Scheme Started.
William C Heffron, former head of
tho bankrupt 11,000,000 mall order
house of William Heffron Company,
Inc., waa bold under $2,500 bail tbla
moraine; by United States Commls
aloner Jobn A. Shield, charted with
using- tba malls In an attompt to
defraud. It waa shown tkat be used
tle name of 3. V. Thompson of Union
town. Pa., reputed to be worth 136.
0.f an rorntd a Heffron
backer m an attempt ts reorgsnl
Heffron to psctflcsJly charged with
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I mu 0ms vuuipftij ok i rirnuurR, v
that Thompson was his backer in re-
organiiing tba company and
pttmlMtlt. them ,6,00o
,-, K e-m -hi-h h.
,,,4 thm to aW,uct th.,r cMm
Mi r,turn th, renjahjder.
Thompson in a telegram to Inspec-
tor yrank A. O'Brien declares that he
knows nothing of Heffron. but that
Heffron mlgbt have obtained notes
bald by Nsw Tork brokers,
Post-office Inspectors sssert thut
Heffron has been in Nsw Tork a
month, or since his mall order house
failed, stopping at the best hotels and
endeavoring to have the Thompson
notes cashed. Tie succeeded In hav-
Ing one cashed by the Carter-Many
Company of this city, they say, and
pocketed the proceed Instead of turn
Ing over the money toward tho reor
ganisation of the company.
In the form letter sent by Heffron
to creditors shortly before his com
pany was placed In Involuntary bank-
were not truthful, and asserted that
he had bought tho Thompson notes,
aggregating $20,000, from a broker, B.
T. Moran, of the Woolworth Build
ing, paying him $10,000 and a broker's
commission. As Moran Is In Chicago,
Post -Office Inapectora were unable to
verify the truth of his statement
The Heffron Company, Incorpor
ated, I sld to have been the largest
mall order house In Svracuse, with
customers all over the Kant
The cashier of the company, during
the Investigation, swore that more
than 1,200 order, accompamd by
cash aggregating more than $10 to
an order, was received during the
month after tbs company a affairs le.
came Involved, and while none of
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more than $12,000. was Disced in the
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American, Cunard and White Star!
HedllCe tfasl' antl West Bound
Jan. i'i. The Amerhan.
.mart hi, ! While Hlar lines lo-dav
announced reduction, of $4 in their
rate. (01 e.Mtbound passengers and
miv h . ,
. ing loeif prices qown to me cut rates
ol UM MMtBufg.AmgrU-an Oat,
HOUSE AND NOW UP
FOR MAIL FRAUDS
iii.i"iji V i ehjnyjtom
Gaffney, Tammany "Higher Up,
Involved in the Road Scandals
SPECIALLY PHOTOGRAPHED TO-DAY.
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OAMEti GAFFNRY PHOTO QqAPHEP
TODAY 5 MNOF-KvvooD.jHwDEliwMBj
CURRAN AIDE NAMED
DEPUTY POLICE HEAD
Bdward V. O'Danlsl Will Have
Chartft' of Purchases anJ He
pairs in Department.
Polit e ( 'ommlHalonor M Kay 1111
noumed the uppolntmrnt to-da of
Kdward V. tpunlol to le Fourth j
Deputy CommlHalonsr, beginning to
Mr. IV Daniel la 11 graduate of Dn
I'uuw I'nlverslty anl in an exiiert
accountunt. He haa bSOB In this lty
two jearn, connected with the liuriau
of Municipal Itesearch.
HIh services were loaned to tho
Currnn Polio InvnatlKatlng Commit
tee and ho examined the Milice rec
ords at Headquarters. In his new
poat he will have charge of the I In -reuu
of RtpallTJ und Supplies and
'.vllt mnke all inin hnses. H will also
haVn charge ol th printing omce.
This arrangement of duties will
neeeHHltute a le.irrangiineilt of the
deputy oommisslonors, for tho fourth
ileputy UgUSlly has haan In OhOjrgB
SKULL AND CROSSBQNES
TO FI6HT DEMON RUM
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Poison I aneK loo. to do on
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- - nr. on ins ravsj ioir stasw. mum o
KitT) botUst' containing boar ori'Vcd und sung many prominent
I Wblsky offarsd for Hie In this CtaU "a, ,H H'.mdway successes.
, , ,,,,ir lh MKU u 1.rossll.H , Among the , iM.nlaa with whUh she
hg. gnDsarsd la recent years are
'poison lahel If the Antl-Saluon '' "'
. ....... ... m , ,.. "Th- M..ul KIhs" nn.1 other companies
which ill he introduced In the Lag
islature to morrow.
th bUl ha boon prtMrt4 by Wili
Ian. II- AnilfrMon. Silat. Munerinli oil.
: ,,r o... i , , 111 mid hi Um In. Ii:m
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wuaw waysanHwrs whi
n addition o the skiMl and cros
hmmmm the hill uruvldsd that aseh I,..
Rl 011 b Inscribed with a bdf.
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.the evils SttOOUlrg the gaj of strong
louu criea com ore era and ill-
iuiloi ois oaUviifaWO, .
JANUARY 26, 1914.
SUES JOSEPH HERBERT,
ACTOR, JUST MARRIED,
AS HIS FIRST WIFE
Willie Norton, Actress, Seeks
Divorce Now That He Has
Willie Norton Herbert, the artreas.
Instituted proceedings to-day for
divorce from Joseph Herbert, actor
and ittnywrlglit, through her counsel,
Muurlce Meyer of No. $1 Park Bow,
Herbert, who wua marrtqd leas than
a month ngo to another woman, was
served with a summons to-day at
tho Hotel Clarldgc, where he la
stopping with his wife. His attor
neys. Dennis & llnhler, filed promptly
11 notice of appearance In the County
1 Mi rk's office.
Although there has been no cere
monial marriage between Willie Nor
ton Herbert nnd Joseph Herbert, said
Mr. Meyer tins afternoon, she has
ln recognized ns his wife since IBM
by the theatrical profession and by
their frlenda outside of It and by their
relatives. The action Is for alimony
'of ttr.0 a week ami counsel fee of
$1, 1. Mr II. rl.crt Is ut present
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piayuur in i-niiaoi'ipoia in in n. 1
under lh managmenl of imu Fieui.
I unocp THROWS ACTRESS
I wnajfj "
Norma I'lillllps, a young etfaJ)i
I living at th" Hon ! Van Keuaselaer,
i Klsvuntk Stnil ami Fifth avelliln.
!.!., I . "in hi r horse at the
Klity-nlnni irwi entrance of cn.
u ,. , . ....
Dr II S. Bartbulom) of Ha, III
I weal ! Ifty-m-vintn sireei auentleu
, I ( .ml ane w as i.l.u iwmv in an
"Circulation Booka Opento
MAIL STRIKERS SAY
Attorney Declares Thugs Were
Hired to Beat Up Chauf
feurs Who Quit Work.
DENY USE OF FORCE.
Lawyer Says 'Dynamite Bomb'
Was Trick Cigar and Sword
Th defens In the trial of fifteen
striking mall chauffeur charged with
c onspiring to obstruct tb passage of
th mall, sprang a surprise In th
fnlted Htates District Court before
Judge Kllllt this afternoon, when
Col. Mann Trice, attorney for tb
prisoners, endeavored to show by en
of tho defendants that gunmen war
mployad by th Postal Transfer g
vlo. tne., th company carrying th
molt, to attack th striking union
men and to break up th strike.
Judge Kllllt refused to admit tb
evidence until It was presented In
The striker' attorney declared that
on Oct. 10 ear owned by flupt.
Cassldy of the Transfer Hervlce drove
up to union headquarters, Klghth ave
nue and Twenty-eighth afreet, and
disgorged eight gunmen, who kicked
down the door and best several union
On another occasion, he stated,
Bloch, one of th defendants, was at
tacked By gunmen who got out of
car marked with Caasldy's Initials
and waa chased for aeveral blocks.
Three union men were beaten, he
aald, by aeveral thugs.
The sword displayed In th union
rooms during the strike In October
was an ornament which bung on the
walla for year; tb "dynamite
bomb" whloh figured prominently In
the prosecution's case was on Inno
cent "trick" cigar; the "bean shoot
er" were toy brought to the union
rooms by John. Qlltnore, who wo a
witness for th Government. Such
were the assertions mod by Col.
Trio In hi remark.
The defence will Introduce oil ef th
man on trial as -witnesses Tbs case
will go to tbs jury Friday
HENRY BLOSSOM BREAKS
HIS LEO DOINO TANOO
Author Gets Fall on Floor of His
Neighbor's Apartment on
Henry Bloaaom, occupation, au
thor broken leg; cause, Tsngo.
This might be the hospital entry In
tho case of Henry Mloaaom, writer f
aeveral Broadway succesao. But
Mr. Bloaaom la not In the hospital, al
though hi leg I broken as the result
f trying to tange on a shiny floor In
the apartment of hi nnlghbor on tho
floor below him at his home, Klghty-
slxth street anil llroudway, a few
Mr. and Mra. blossom dropped In
on their friends, Mr. and Mrs. Hher
mun Becker, on Friday last. Mr.
Hecker wit. for two term, the "Hoy
Mayor of Milwaukee" Mr. Hloaaom
essayed u whirl with Mra. decker and
suddenly BUnpad. Snap went the com
poser's leg und the music stopped ab
ruptly. Jle wua carried upstairs to
his apartment where he haa alnce re
mained. His doctor, say that the In
jured limb la mending nicely.
OFF TO AID WRECKED SHIP.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 91 - A vessel,
nauie not known, is In diatfaa tf KYy
j Ing 1'an Hhoals 0r Cap llatteraa,
t and the fgg g .-utter BQtll has
gone tu alst her, acconlliig to a wile-
leas nwssags to Acting Commander
Itiuaty ai lb rvnu outtw
WHITMAN TO LEAD
Republicans Plan an Inquiry That
Will Give the New York District
Attorney Sweeping Power
in Exposing Bribery.
OSBORNE STRIKES SNAG
IN WORK AT ALBANY
He and Carmody at Odds Over
Grand Jury Investigation of Bensel,
Peck, Reel and Foley.'
Thar Oi Assembly nt Albany hi to mdartoka a 8taU-w1d Investiga
tion of contract graft and that without delay was mad el oar this after
noon when AMomblyman Francis P. Stoddard of th Twenty-fifth DUtrtot
called noon DItrict-Attorney Whitman to "aound" him In th matter of
conducting uoh an investigation.
Mr. Stoddard asked Mr. Whitman whether th District-Attorney could
give him an answer to be laid before a Joint caucus of th Aembly sad
Senate td be held at Albany to-night He added that a great many of th
member of the Assembly war eager that the District-Attorney should not
as counsel to a committee to be appointed to hear the adduced evidence.
It is understood that Mr. Whit
man's reply was that b could not
undertske any such work unless he
were allowed an absolutely free hand,
and that he be sided In eeeking
through every Btt department
which mlgbt harbor graft and
Mr. Htoddsrd seemed well satisfied
with th answer, although It to not
unlikely that there would be a light
at Albany over acceding to Mr. Whit
Of tb fourteen men whose bank
accounts Mr. Whitman ha sub
poenaed In tb John Do Investiga
tion, two, he announced to-day, are
accounts of Rapubilcono. They or
high la tb party, though tbey or
not State leaders. They and th
INDICT LUCIUS LITTAUER
ON SMUGGLING CHAR6E.
Former Congressman and Brother
Charged With Evading Duty
on 4o,ooo Necklace.
UaJtM N. I.lttauer. former Con
gressman from the Twenty-fifth New
York District, and bla brother, Will
tarn I.lttauer, wern Indicted to-day
by the Federal Urand Jury on tbs
charge of smuggling. They are ao
cuaed of bringing a ito.uoo necklace
Into the country last October and
evading the payment of duty.
The Indictment was eealed and will
not lie mado public until the Llt
tauer's are arrested. Their homes
urn In nioverevllle, N. Y., where they
are engaged In the glove manufac
turing business, but thuy spend much
of their time In tbl city, where they
have an office.
75 KILLED IN PANIC
AT MOVING PICTURES
Women and Children Victims of
Hush tor Life From Flames
BATAVlAi Dutch Fast Indies. Jan.
lt. Fifty eight children, sixteen
women and one man were killed to
day luring a iunlc an sod by u tire
g u moving picture show on a plan
tation In tho Dutch realdency-sof
Hurahaya. Most of the victims war
t dg,u Mr HStfChUd.
PRIOE ONE CENT.
other twelve ore residents of New
Assistant District-Attorney Em
bree went to Albany to-day to get
tb dates of tb award of certain
big contracts on tbs Barge Canal to
the year. 10. 10 and 1010.
object of this movs to to
tbs dts of the letting of these con
tracts with tb datss on which Jama
B. Qaffney mad large deposit ef
money In New York bank.
Although th District-Attorney ho
not as yet struck toad of promise
to hi Investigation of th local bank
accounts of Chart W. Murphy east
others prominent In Tammany Inn
circles, he has Just begun hi bank
aooount Investigation. Information
has reached him which lead blm to
believe that deposit were mad to
bank outside New York City to this
and other Stat.
The States of Massachusetts. Yer-
I give thJ
mont, Connecticut, Main and
Island have a reciprocity
with this State as to the esc
evidence. Thle agreement
District-Attorney power to look
certain bank account In some of tho
States mentioned. It I believed that
Connecticut will prove to be a fruitful
Held for Investigation of the money ef
men who are accused by contractors
of having share In a shakedown sys
GAFFNEY TOLD HIS BANKERS TO
James E. Qaffney was asked this
afternoon about the subpoenaing of
hla bank account by District-Attorney
"I have known for seven week,"
he said, "that Mr. Whitman w
ducting an Inspection of my
accounts. And as soon as I learned
It I sent word to my bankers to turn
over to him all the Information they
could. I have said the District-Attorney
should not be hampered In any
way. I have kept all my ohecfc stubs
and those I'll place In Mr. Whitman's
hands whenever he wishes. I have
had no communication from blm, but
as I said the other day. be know
where to And me In case he wants me
for anything. Further than this I
have nothing to say."
it Is possible there will be a legal
light over the District-Attorney's de
manding tranacrtpta of bank accounts
Horns lawyers claim It is Illegal bo
ra use no man con be forced to pro
duo evidence against blmselt
Question com up to th
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