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THE EVENING WORLD, FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 1918.
' AMERICANS ON THE AISNE FRONT REPULSE GERMAN ATTACK
BPfei? ti "
ucessary to keep tlio trenches, gun-
ti and dugouts frco from water.
'rom Information reaching tho
orlcan llnoa It I apparent the
ny Is taking advantage of tlie
visibility to do much work In
os!tlons. Many noises of Mmls
posslblo to suppress and other In-
roatlon mngo thli cortuln.
.V1ERICANB REPULSE GERMAN
ATTACK ON AISNE FRONT.
A , strong Oonnan attack fol
owing ft heavy barragn nro against
th American trenchea In tho Chcmln
Oea Diimcs sector waa ropulacU with
losses. s,Tho well-placed American
machine guns acnt streams of bullets
Into tho advancing enemy, nnd as the
German barrago flro lifted tho Amer
ican nrtlllory quickly Inld down o
curtain of Ure, tho Germans rotlrlng
without a sin. la prisoner.
Tfjcro wero no American casualties,
rtvo' French soldiers wtro wounded.
Tho Americans stayetl In tholr dug
outs until exactly the right moment,
when they Jumped to the cuns and
fought llko veterans.
Wodnesday ono ofllccr and one man
weto killed nnd two wcro wounded by
hellflre, On American was gnssnd. (
The Ocrmnns nitido a gas attach aleo
in this sector, flrlnit llfty projectile
of high por cent, gas and twenty high
-explosive, shells. One American sol- I
dler la dead and eight uro Buffering
from tho effects of poisonous gas, so '
far as reported, but it Is prohnblo
mat more casualties will dovclop as
la tho Tout sector.
Thero was tin attack on Monday,
but the number of casualties to tho
American troops In thin active scotor
since they becamo engaged cannot bo
determined. All tho klllnj nnd
wounded In thcaa operation
"Irora the Now England Btates.
GEN, PERSHING REPORTS
TUDCC VIMCn DV PIP I
IrHltC MLLtU Dl UAO 1
WASHINGTON. March 1 - In i
the . casualty report from Cm.
l'crshlne tho followlnir men nro inim-.
tloncd: Prlvato Hclmvr K. Ilcelt of'
J VWVyU 'V IIUillilVH"! ui JltltUI,
P.S HI1 Coleman of Card, AN:., nnd
Utorgo E. Galloway of l'nlrmont, N.
,'c, died as result of gun attack.
Tho men severely Injured in the
same attack were:
Bergt. William J. I'agnn, MniUson,
Pa.; CorpL William O'Connell, J'm
brldgc, Mass.; Corpl. Glenn U Nun
8lce,' Waverley. N Y.: Privates Jacob
Anger, Louisville, Ky : Itovert M
Ueatty, Hummond, Ind.: J'rnnk P.
Mahoney, Muncte, Ind.: Alvlu M.i Itctlan hcadqiiartin.
Masterson. Itochcstcr, Ind.; Hohuylerl The ulllclal Italian statement
C Mowrer, MontlcIIo, Ind.;; 1 ijvld ' from Itomo rnys- "Niuncrous hostllo
E. nunkett. Hummondsvlllo. O.: Adnm ! machines tnado Incursions over tho
Blel&wsky, Irvlngtou, N. J.; Kmlto M. plains, 'J'hey ilropped bombs on In
Cote, Manchester, N. 1C; Walter J. halilted loolltlen between Trovlso
Daum, West Orungc, N. J.; Marvin i und Venlco and with pnrllculur fury
ft Dunn, Anderson. Ind.; Addison W.jovcr Vcnho."
Jones, Hopklnsvllle, ICy.; Joreph Ubl
den. No. & Hotter atreot. N. Y.; Junius
W. Griffin,- Livingston, Ky.; Clicstir C.
Harris, Alban. It. I. The prlvatos wera
msmbers of a trench mortar battery,
TWO BELGIAN SENATORS
TO BE SHOT AS SPIES
German Court Martial Imposes the
Death Sentence on
AM8TEP.DAM. March 1. A Herman
court martial at Antwerp has con
demned to death for espionage tho llol
glan Socialist Senators Colleuux. uud
Legras, aeordlng to the Het Volk.
Pleter TroeUtra, the Dutch Hnelnllat
leader, has telegraphed to l'lilllpp
Bcholdcmann, tho Ocrftiun Mulorlty Ho
clsJIst leader, appealing to hlni to ua
bis Influence to proven I execution of tho
GERMANS BROKE PLEDGE
IN SINKING HOSPITAL SHIP
Glenart, Castle Was in Prce Area
and Two Survivors Swear
They Saw U Doat.
LONDON. March l.-Sworn statements
made IndependenUy by two survivors of
the JlritUll Hospital Ship, OUnsrt Cas
tle, which went down Tiif'day In the
Brlttol Channel, an official announce,
nxnt says, mako clear that she vns
T . .. ... ........ ..i,if,ii
vss sighted In hailing dlitanen within
ton minutes of the time the hlp whs
"It will be noted, the anounceme nt
aays, 'that the C.lencart Cs.tle was in
a, free' area and vtas sunK evn in tne
brssych of the German pleds trlven as
to the Immunity of hospital ihlps from
attack in that srea."
The total number of pernn saved
from the ship so far reported Is twenty
nine. One hundred and fifty-three per
ooo still are mining.
SPANISH CABINET RECAST.
.Marquis de Alhueemas Itrplaees Two
Met:ber Wbn Canard lle.liins.llnn.
i MAD HID, March 1 The Msrouls de
.Alhucemas hss notified th Klne that
h" deflnllely sccented the offer to rs
mahk In power. The Premier has ap
pointed Count Ae Gtrslt. a Cstallntit.
Minister of Finance, and I.uU Fllvla
Minister of Public Instruction. In place
of Henors Venlosa and P.ods, whose
rsslgnatlons brousht shoiit tho collrc
tlve withdrawal of th Cabinet vaster
day. The other msmbers of the Cabinet
retain their portfolios,
Tires Americans on Cnnadtnn Css
. OTTAWA, Ont., March l.-The fol
lowlBg Amerlesn names appsar in to
'iay's casualty llsll Gassed, 3. A, Wll
son, Maysvllls, Ky.l seriously ill, Will
lam fipauldlnjr. Johnsvllte, Cal l died,
X, J, avrlek, Demsnt. Ill,
BRITISH IN BiG RAIDS
INTO GERMAN LINES
Haifi Reports lint Battles on
the Cambrai and Yprcs
LONDON. Mnrrh I - "A stitccsrfu)
raid In which w captured u few
prisoners was carried out by Htafford
nnd Chesfilro troops last night
north of the Ypros-Htndrn rnllwny,"
tho War Olllco reporli. 'Thorn wns
noinn nrtlllory nativity on both sides
during the night In tho neighborhood
of I n Varuuerlo nnd east of Yproa,"
The report from Hiltlsh hriidfiuar-
trr, n rrnncn and Ilclglum last
Karly this morning English troopi
successfully raided niemy tretf-hes
In tho neighborhood of Cinnncllrii
,.., ,,,., ..,.,,. rnnsider-
ftblo rnsunltlrs wcio Inflict' 1 on the
garrison, a machlno gun blown up
nnd a few prisoners brought bark.
In tho I .ild last night south of the
Houthllst Potest Dorset, Manchester,
Iincantcr nnd Scottish troops penn-
tratril tho enemy's defenses for n
depth of 1,200 yards. In addition
to prisoners ruptured, a largo until-
I her of tho enemy wuro bolloVed to
I liavo been klllnl.
"(rlnl" uriiuery lias sii wn somo
activity again to-day at i. minihei of
iioints along our front, pai tl.-iilnrly
In Km neighborhood of HI. Qiiontlii.
southoast of AriiienUcren and In the
THIRD OF VENICE HOMES
ARE WRECKED GY AIRMEN
Great Devastation Done in City of
Doge , by Mosul's of Hos
LONDON, March 1 --A third of tho
houses In Venlco Jiiwo bco.i mined
by enemy air raids, my it u dohntch
from tho Times correspondent ut
POWER TO SEIZE TIMBER
GIVEN. WILSON IN BILL
Senate Militarv Committee Ap
prover Measure to Meet Ship
building ami Airplane Needs.
WASHINGTON. March I 1'iejldent
Wilson would be cnuioworod to rom-
niuiidrcr timber or lumber neudud for
the anny. navv or Khlpplnc Hoard,
under a hill ordered fnvuriiMv rvnnrted
to-duv liv tho Svnntu Military Com
Dlltlculty encountered bv the Shinning
llmird in sccurim: lumber for shlobolld
I hi; and bv tho nnny uvlatlon eilc
In aettlnir oruco for airplanes. I tbu
linincdlntn situation which the 'hill Is
UPKlsned to lemedv Seimtor Chamber-
lulu. Oi.ilriivin of tlio Mllltair t'oninut
tee. Intiodiiced tlm hill.
An amendment uddvd bv the romjiiH-
teo would nuthorliro tho Preuldenl to
delegate his authorilv In roiimiiiuCerr
tne to imv denarlment oi uureiK y lie
PROTEST IN AUSTRIA
Newspaper Objects to U Doat
Operations From baslern
GENEVA. March l.-A cry of alarm
has been raleJ by tho Taghlutt. of
Giatz. Austria, agalntt tho Gcrmantza
Hon of the Hast Adriatic, especially
I'oU ami Plume, which have become
bates for German submarines.
The prmclpsl naval and military p
nolntmeuts are (sJd to be held by Ckp
msn rtJIeert and the actlvlUes of the
submarines extend from Gibraltar to
Port H-ld Owing to the dangerous
rasange through the Straits of Gibraltar
the rper ay. the ubniarlnei sre sent
In sections by railway to I'ola and
Trteto from Qeimany.
THREE PULLMANS TURN OVER
I'nsiensrrt Pernpr .'erlons Injnry
In Wrrrk on lonon.
LAFAYETTn, Ind., Msrc) J.-Thrso
Pullman cars, one day coach snd a bag.
sage car of southbound Monon Passen
cer Train No. 1, Chicago to loulsvtlls.
turns 1 over at Ash Grove, ten miles
north of hero early to-day. Nona of the
Eassenser' was ssrlously Injured. A
roken brske beam Is believed to hare
caused the wreex.
Y. M. C. A. ON ITALIAN FRONT
Amrlrn greeting Ifafs Thirty
nOME, Mareli J.Ths Amsrlesn
M. C, A. has oompleted arrangements
to extend Ita work to thn Italian front,
V. M, O. A. hula are being ereeted and
thirty ssejetanes navs Men enssei
WHERE AMERICANS ARE FACING GERMANS
Tins ph l r.ii t'lows i.i
fnrtre' or M illn -.n iho CIi .'nu
tint 1j.io.i4 'rom n Mie Ai.snc r, -tor.
wliii-li .n c ipliiied tr im i
STEEL CHIEFS DISCUSS
l.i;niM)ini I'rnlii Wore M.ute I
in I'M 7, hut T!u'u' Ml "Sail-
lionelliiir prices H railed "iipwnrd
revlelnn" uli, i i ilrlegntlon of strol
men meet to eniiKldri' ui.ilteis to their
mutual iiilvnntngr; tberifore It win
iipusrii revision'- of the Giiveiii
innils fined pilco of I l-lc. per pound
n Mo'vc I Hie inn ii ii fn ,1 in ers of sleel m
Uoveriinient eiinlriirt Hint wns the
ailbjert of the Rii t li. l 111 k of big steel
representnllves nl tlm Waldoif-As-I
oi til lintel In-day.
Judge II. II limy. ('Unit man of tlie
I'lllteo fftatce fUeul Cnipuiatlon.
cnllrcl the meeting. Aiming other
prominent sleet executive In attend
ance weto .InnH A. I'nrrell. Piesl
lUnt of tln I'nlted Htnte Steel (nr-
piiriilluii: ('liarlee M Sehwiib, Presl-
ilunl of the llnthleliein Hteel Rom
any; 12 il. (irnre of Hie snm" ror-
liorntlon; A. C. Ulllkey. I'reeblent of
tho Midvslr Steel iitid Ordnance Com
pan), nnd Willis 1.. King, President
of the Jones & l.nughllll Steel Co 111
inn of Plttrburgh.
Tlio i oipiiintlotis nlileli cnutrol Ihrlr
own coal nnd linn supplies nrr ready In
mlmll they huve mudx luinilsonie pinfltx
lurliiK P'l;. lint they Miy tlieni fit t
(irollts were made nn eontmcts entered
Into before tlio i l-l lato wns agreed to
Cost of imtkillt'd labor has advanced
9G per com. ovi r Iwn yours ago, the
steel men declnre, nnd tlio rout nf ferro-
iimiiynnee hns J n m i .-l to !M frinn ho
tween Jill mid P0 ii Inn.
Judge Gary snld tin i nutd bo no
niiiioiinerineiit of the remiltn of Hie
uicotlni; until after It wns over
CENTRAL AND UNION TRUST
COMPANIES VOTE fl) MERGE
Combined Deposits of Ivro 'Big
In-titulions Will Ajrgrejratc
Al a special mratlng lo-dny of the
trustees of tbu Central Tiust Company.
No. 64 Wall Street, nnd tbu trustees of
the Union Trust Company, No. if)
llroadwny, It w.U voted to merge tbo
Tho combined deposits of these In
slltullons, two of tho oldest trust rom
panles In the country, will nttKrrgato
H&T.OAU.OOfl and vlll maKe tho new in
sdluttnn tbo fourth largest trust com
pany In Hie world.
The new consolidated romnanv ttiII bo
known us thn Central Union Trust Com
inv nf New Volk which Is to bave i
capital stork ol IU'.CiUO.OO'J und euiplus
,,I nonlll llb.b'lir.euu
James N Wallaee. President of tho
Cenltal Trust Coinonnv. will be Chair
man of Hie nun ni nun rresiiieiu or inn
now company and IMwIn (I. Merrill
who lias bren Prealiinul of the Union
Trail IVimiunv. will be Vlro Clitlrm.iti
ol tlie board and Vice President ol die
AMERICAN SEAPLANE VICTIM
I'lirnirr llnlllmorei rnspappr Jlau
Kllleil In Arrldrnt Abrnail.
nALTIMOItB. Md.. March 1 Edward
Cary Klchelberger. twcnty-Joven years
old. former IHItlmora newspaper
man, recently commissioned a dinner
Lieutenant In thn Naval Aviation Corps,
has been killed In a searlano accident
In foreign service, his mother, Mrs.
Julia Klchelberger. hss been Informed
Py the tiovernmeni. i.ieui. r.icneiDer
r had received two medals from th
French Oovernment for marksmanship
Ihtpptna Hoard Has rnuer nf Ita
WAewrNOTON. Maroh t.The
Hmergency rie"t Nws, a weekly
publleatlon of the, .''h.r.jlng Hoard's
Ilmejgency Klent Cnrvoratlon, de
signed to Vsep all departments of the
EC!i"K:!,l:l"-' " . r.r.hl. nte. ,
VMllldlr.g the Oovernment merchant
hlp fleet, inado lia aprearaneo to
day, tlrst rottplns being given out at
the monthly dinner of tha Fleet Cor
- K& AMIS
(i iin.ins lii'' Ot ober li pkked
I- i-piii Ii troops after n four-lu
battle Ainerlian troops nro now
iieiatlng in conjunction with tho
I'l'.neh ut thli :olnt This photo
WALL STREET GOSSIP
I..1H.I m.ill.i fclfcl Co. llegulf
'-"eiy iIm:,ip..u of i i-: per cem
1 da Mji-ch
:it to stud; iccjrJ
I.ik kau.mna Steel Co. Net earmnn
fur till nfter all charges nn.l e.i.ci
liii.riti taxes tia.lOC.DTn, lncren.-e ot
iJ.881,T4i, snd iiquul lo 143. S a share.
Tobaern products Co. Annual ttport
for IJIT iho5 11,481,709 available for
i "iiitiiiin stml.-, eU.il to ll.tlj ngalnst
!!.il urned In 1916. These eurnlnxs
do not lnko Into account war ta,
nhlch have not et been estimated.
Yale A. To? no Mfg. Co rtegulir
oiiartcrly dividend of : i-2 per Cent.,
pnyablo April 1st, to stock lecord
Ma reli 23,
Jullm Kayrer and Co. Ilegulir
i.uarieny uivldend of 2 per cent, on
ntnmn stock, navatila Anril Ut in
atwk record March 20, also 1 3-1 per
hi. on isi and :u preferred i-tocks.
Ili.ili payable May 1.
Amorlcin Woolen Co. Tteoort fo
IM7 Is CNperted to show profits of
about 19,000.000. with hul sncft for com.
mon stock before taxes and deprecia
tion filial to (29 a share.
t 'lilted Profit Sharing Co. Not nroflts
for mi7 124 1.106. compsred with 123J,
70.1 for 1916.
I'lietebroiigh Mfg. Co. rtesnlar
uuarlerly dividend of J3 u share and
iinril extrj of JO cents, payable
mu i en .1.
H S I"rego Co. Net profits for 1917
JI.NOn.ObS after deducting 1500,000 for
wnr tasc. Profits equal to 117.20
mime, compared with 119. 8S a sharo
e mien in juis.
Pittsburgh Coal Co. Executive Com-
n.llteo rrcpmmenda an annual dIUdend
f per cent, on ronunon stock, payable
la quarterly payments. Dividends
meeting .March 13.
Penns)lvanla Haltrond System Total
of all lines report aros.t emnliiKs de-
erensrd $4,328,798. deficit after tax. 15.
OlO.StS Kelly-Sprlncnold Tire Companv Veor
1117 earned balance, nfter prrferird
dlvldeililn equal to J12.40 a share nn rnm.
111011 storl (par 125) compared with
19.68 In 1916.
New York Air Urako Company Tear
1917. net profits equsl to IIS. 51 a share,
compared with HJ.iS n shsrn enrne.l In
1916. Dividends In 1917 osld out of 1916
Stun Motor Car Company TUmilar
quarterly dividend of 11.25 a share, pay
able April I to'stock of record March IS.
Atlantic (lulf and West Indies Com
pany declared the full dividend of IS per
sham on the prreTred stock for 1918.
pn)iibln ll per cent, quarterly, begin
nine April 1.
Pittsburgh Coal Company Net Income
for 1917 rqual to 120.66 .1 tbare on pre
ferred and common stocks, aaalnst JS.33
a share earned In 1316. After 6 per Crnt.
dividends on each class of ttocl both
FUGITIVE SLAYER CONVICTED.
Man Who Mriv Partner, Setieit In
lriiHnu, round (Inllty Here,
A Jury before Judge Mclntyre In Oon
eral Sessions to-day convicted Alfiedo
Todaro. formerly of No. 314 Katt 107th
btreel. of inuider In the second degree
Todaro shot and killed llenedetto Na
voslo, his partner In tho saloon busi
ness, Junn 30, 1911.
Todnro fled Immediately after the
killing. Detective Oswald of thn Cen
tral Office rerelvod Information that
Toiiaro had been seen In Lima, Peru,
and after a chasa lasting nearly sit
years over Bouth America finally ar
rested the fugitive in Montevldo
Assistant District Attorney James K.
McDonald proved to Iho Jury that To-
dsro attempted to kill I
ha bellevM unfaithful,
.rntrd from doing so by
kill his wife, whom
snd was prs-
ansernd him and he deliberately killed
. -.-,. ,,r . n
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shine, a cousin of Oen. John J Tsrihlns.
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was n' , le Imtncd.ulci) iiftrr the
battle lii.s' Oc.tobi i' and snows lor
supiK.1 diy lmprrgnab!'' forr"'
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NEW YORK COTTON EXCHANGE.
Open. High. Low flos
March .. . 3I.KI .".I.S2 It HO 31.7 J
May .... 31.11 3I.3S rti.on .1120
Jllly 30. 7J 10.91 30.69 30.1
October. 29. 61 '3 93 29. H 29.SI
December. 29.:.0 "9 6J 29.30 29 62
Market closed steni1 up I to S point!
share equally on anv
AmerlrAn Car and Koundrv Company
extra dividend of 1 ter cent. In ad
dltion to rocular uuarlerlv dividend of
I per rent, on common stock and the
regular IV per cent, on preferred stock.
p.nnWc April 1 to stock of record
Cubs Cano Sutar Corporation Ttegit-
lar quarterly dividend of 1, per cent, on
preferred stnek. raVnble April I to stock
01 rccuru iuiirv:ii i.
Quifterly dividends on Porphyry Cop
per stocks was declared. Utah 12.30 a
shsre. Nevada fl. lUch payable March
30 to stock record March 9. Chlno fl JO
and Ray Consolidated 11
DRAFT POWER FOR WILSON.
Jennie Authorises Immediate ''all
nf Ksprrts Alrrml) llenlalereil.
WASHINGTON. Mar h 1 -The Ad
ministration amendment lo the draft
law to brlnt; In men as the reach the
age of twenty-ono was brought up In
the Senate to-diy as emergency legisla
tion for Immediate passajie. but Anally
was put over until to-morrow.
Without discussion thn Rrnato pasitu
snother resolution authorizing the
President to call Into lmmedute military
servlm skilled exixrts In ladustry or
agriculture, who lire ulready rrnlstered
under the draft but are not near the
top of tha 1'st.
Got. Keyes of Xfn llnmpihlre In
CONCOIID. N H . March 1 -Iov
Henry W Keyes to-day announced
his csndldary for ths nepublictn
nomination for United States .Senator
' at th rrlmary In September George
Greece, already h.sfn.eV.d th. con
t; Mose. formerly Ministei to
'test tor tne nomination on me rte.
I publican side. henatnr Henry F
Hollls. riemoorst. whose tsrm expires
I next March, Is unopposed for re-nom-
lottlon thus far.
JAPAN'S OFFER TO
Consideration of That Ques
tion Forces the Hertling
Speech lo Second Place.
W VSIMNOTOX. Mfircli 1. Japan's
proposal for action In Siberia has
crowded Gorman Chancellor yon
Hertllng'H speech into second place
in he consideration of officials here,
nnd thcin wcro Indications to-day
that decision v. era being formed
which soon would show themselves in
somu arrangement Of an interna
tlonal characttr to prevent tho vast
stoics at Vladivostok and control of
tho Trans.Hlbcrian Hallway from
falling Into the hands of the advanc
The expectation that President Wil
son wonlaunlng to address Congress
very soon In reply to von Morning's
rpcech was dissipated to-day by evi
dences that the President in making
no such plans nt this lime and prob
ably docs not consider It necessary to
I reply to tho (Jorman Chancellor, for
tho present, at least. Ilefore tho
'President npeaksthcro doubtless will
ho an interchange of vlowa with
Iiondon and Paris, so that If Mr. Vt'W
son speaks ho will express the viow
of till tho co-belligerents, as on pre
! Oiltwnrd Indications to-duy wero
that tho President was studying tho
.question of American participation
with tho Japanese in Siberia to the
exclusion of other subjects.
The Hrltish Ambassador. Lord
Rending, called upon Secretary linns-
Ing to-day to discuss thu Slborlan
GHT IN SIBERIA
m " I1 1 proWem. it was understood that ho
mf 1" ijtlwns Informed the American position
lU'.J Z. 'J i wns not yet defined.
v 1 J Shortly afterward Secretary I.ans-
ing went lo mo vi nuo iiuum ior u
conference with President llson.
AniKnasaidor Says Japan Mast De
LONDON, March 1. "Japan has
merely nsked the Allies' opinion ic
gardlng the Ilyetlan situation," the
Jnpanesa lml.iy declared to-day.
Shfl 1in,it nrirniited .InnansVl
artlon. Tnofflclally, however, Jnpan
must act to ddfend herself, regard
less of tho Allies."
PAWS, March I. "The basis for
Japan's Intervention In Siberia has
been decided," th Petit Journal de
clared to-day. "Th United Stale
has recognised Ita utility. Only the
Ictnlls remain to be settled."
llrltlsh l're Favors Japanese
trance Into Itoastn.
LONION, March 1. Japan's pro
posals; with regard to Klborla and
their reception In Wsahlngton
brought the question of Japan's
active participation In military oper
ations to tho forefront here, tho
developments dominating tho news
columns of tho pupors.
Tho bulk of tho opinion favors
Japan's proposed action wlthuU
qualification nnd tho plea is made in
somo quarters that eho ought Im
plicitly to be trusted and glvon it
THIRD AVENUE RAILWAY
Fipurjs Submitted as Evidence in
Effort to Get Right to Charge
Charles K. Schultr. No. 03 West
13tth Street, a real estate appraiser,
to-day testified before the Public Ser
vice Commission that the land holdings
ot the Third Avenue. Itallwsy Company
and Its subsidiaries In Manhattan, the
rtronx and Westchester aro worth JJ.-
(13.261.f0. and thai thn estimated value
of the company's buildings Is ff.HJ.
T19.7S. making a total of 1 11.325.J 5135
These etttmatos do not Includa power
houses, cars and rsiU.
Tho figures are part of the ovldence
the railway company Is submitting In
nn effort lo obtain the right to charge
2 cents for all transfers.
Krnest f. nld-aln, special counul for
the city, which Is opposing th appll-
cation, challenged the competency of
Mr. SohulU so far as his knowledge of
the tost of buildings In general and or
land outside of Nw York City was
concerned. Mr. Ualdwln referred to the
report pn buildings and land outside the
city as "camouflage evidence.
nnrnvN. TiinnRsA j. hpown.
HerVleet at CAMPnEI.t, rUN'KBAL
ciiuncti. urcs4sj, eetn it, asturdsy
1 r. u.
KlNNEABS. Sudiiml) st nn rest
rtmeo. Jto eath s . joh.v kin
XEAR9. In his sixtieth ssr. natlv of
Qussnsttwn. sui-tItM by his wife Acini.
tw dsushtsrs. Mrs. Emr nJ Mary,
four sen. Ulcnssl. Osofgi. Willlim ana
Belsmn hlrh tnsss Sstunlay. 9 n St
Artisthtus'. IntSrmsnt Csltary Pima.
MKTXrTn. THOMAS n. MWTMB.
B.rvttls at CAMFBEl.li TUNERAL
OHUHCH, Broadway, Sth St.. Mondar,
11 A. Ill
ENVOYS OF ALL
ALLIED NAT ONS
British atul French Embassies
LONDON. March I. The Hrlllsh
and Trench Kmbusslcs huvo left Pet
rogrnd, .iccordlng to a telegram from
tho Itusslau oillclal news agency in
If, na is Indicated from Stockholm,
Ambassador Francis hna left Petro
grad, the detiarturr of tho Urlllsh and
Trench Kmb.iscles takes from tho
Hohvhovlk capital tho rvpreaontatlvcs
of tho three most Important Kntcntc
.Sir Ooorgo W. Uuchanan. tho Hrlt
lth Ambassador to Ilussla, some
, weeks ago left Potrogrnd on a leave
jof absence. T. O. Llndlcy. the coun-
cuior 01 ine cmoajsy. nos ocen oanreo ing, anoincr iniiHiiy ounuii, nuiv.11
d'affaires. Thu Trench Ambassador rrud:
to Ititssia Is Mnurlco Palcologue. i "Yesterday .Mr. Shepard (Vice
President of tho Cudnhy Compariy
...r,r..glnn Cn.....l Take. Over ;lltomoJ a meMag ot 10 pttcKefs
Atiierlrnn ( onnulnlr. , ... ,. ?, ' .
STOCKHOLM, Thursday Teb. 25 wllh Mr' Cotton' Uo Mys tho otL'r
(y thu Associated Prc.-Tho ,la' 5,r- c'ol,on "m,k,, ,0 tno ,lvo b,fr
American Conetil hits left Petrograd. Packers In 1. very ronlldcntlnl man
whero ho remained after the cm-1 no1'- M'IB ho didn't want this
bassy's departure, (iccordlng to Infor- 1 known to the other at nil, that tho
matlon reaching tho American Logn- i Industrial sltuutlon In tho Argentlno
lion hero. Thr cousulato had been wft" very much ttpset nnd on that ,
takou over by tho Norwcglnn Consul, account the- Allied Commission would'
: bo buying1 largo quantities of food for
I'rnm-N nn.l Olbi-r llmrlnU l.rft the I.'iigllsh mission."
..o.,.lv.,'!"ir'"1 Vr'''7, ' "In M ' observed Mr. Honey,
"i.i.iiiiuiti.N, .liiucn 1 itic
Cominlttrf on I'ublir Infonnntion to-
ll IV1 h li tin 11 nr oil itfiriHl uri vlr from
T-lgu - O .S.n. it., representative In
Pvtritgrad, that Ambus-ndor 1'rancis
ii'id I1I1 itaff, the American Consulate, 1
lilo Mllltoiy Mlsi..n nnd the lied
Cmss i-epieeentntives nil left I'etro-
Kind for Vologdu by railroad 011 tho
nlght of ' b. 27.
itoprenenlutiv of the Information
Comuiitlee will remain In Petrngrud
for tin present to ratry on thu educa-
tloniil nnd infot matioual worn. Lant
ter,llt4 Mlm... 11,11, Ii. oIcoiIm ( In.. nt
iht PrcMilmt'i addre on .inn. 1 M
prantleall rompU-ted . tliioughout
Kilsslu The total, l i said. Is nvnr
4.fs0.J copies In addition. l,3Oi,nC0
nxMage- printed In liMman went
tiirough the northern lines of the Unr-'
man Army. About 3sM ucre sue-
cedefullv uorked through the south-
.-rn and centtal fronts.
American n ml .Inpniimr
VOLOOtJA. IttiSfla. Jl.irUi 1 (Iiv th
Associated Prcuj. -The American and
JapaneB.' AnibaFndnr rrilvcd m ro
wS' an' Sn'eul'oiir31"- Th""' ,r"
Tho Chinese and Siamese Mlni,tor.
the rtrailllan CharKe d'Affslrcs and tin-
American lied Cross tcprescnuMvrs
have also arrived herf The Amb-iat-
develoomentr1"""5 'n VolOB,u- po,'-J,"E
Another train hiri t..t IvtrocMd
.-no a I'uii.uii ,j in,. 1.10111.ISH s nun
has arrived t Vutkj 3Su milts nut of
FIVE MORf BODIES FOUND
FROM CHEROKEE SINKING
R. F. Elbers of Brooklyn, Naval
Reserve Quartermaster, Among
WASHINGTON. March 1. Three of
five more bodlvs of tho lot on the navy
tug Cherokee picked up and landed at
Capt May, N. J., htva been Identified
.lames Sova. seaman. Heading, Pa.
Itudolph Prank labors, rmaitcrmaMer.
Naval ltojcrve. No. 505 Fourth Htiout.
Drookiyn, N. Y.
28 FAMILIES FLEE FLAT FIRS
I'ollcrmau Helps Simc Trimnli nl
Wiisblnutim .V venue lllnre.
Twenty-eight families were driven to
thn street early to-day by tire in an
apartment house at No. 152S Washlliatnn
Avenue It started on the first lloor
and .tilled the building with smoke. J'n-
llceman Huckley of the Trumont Avenue
station helped tho tenants out. The
damage was ji.twu.
Special for Friday and Saturday, March 1st and 2nd
no MtlM.IANTe Ihe.e snmllei
ilrllrlau- I'lsk. 1 nnhel In 11 lutvlout
line JrtiKri. ,in ein-iinier nuh 1 iir
ti' llv i-l II vim nun! .nine nt )ie ft
Extra Special for Friday end
K flllK III.A1 1: Uli;itl.l) Mil l,.(1IM Hie i-Hkltit of Mice nvret
lurr Ciilllnrtilii lleiiev, ( iinfertimii'r'k Mmiir. rare ll.ilrv Pro'lurt. elmiresl
Hlilrli tnn-IMio'o tl
lied Mil.. 11ml vur uurlil rrlrliriitril rrellliuni .111111 t llniiilute. m m
ir JiirUct. Our rraidnr IUr sonde.
, siii.iv t iitiroi.Ari: uu.iti;i
MAIlsrlllNO llll.lllllt--lll s.
rrimHi slnliev nf oi-llrinune,
cliorUfnl nt In-rlmiv Juliet, (Irt
plltiianl In I nn. Inn! I renin, iiml
revrreil vviin nur v rirnnneii
I'rfinlili" -Mill. ' bernUt..
Pill Ml llll
.viii.iv i hoi 01 t rr
Tiuir.i; u .twj
eiverl l roinprl-e, ol
Itnne Nonast I iirnniel
nnd Mmili llnvnrril Sueur
Oesin, formeil Inln I.I u
herv end rlrhlr reierril
with our M rid I im
I'lfminni Vlllk Chornlste,
due nf our rumt iinnu
lar member nf tliv
i nn. itio.
rot Ml TIOX
ln- . V-M 1II,K.
Th oeri'ie. 'l "
Incudes tn con'alnir
PACKERS GOT HPS
Reads Letters Referring- to Se
cret Meetings With Two
(TUCAOO. Marth l.-Trancis '.
Heney struck again ut tho Tood Ad-,
ministration In to-day's session of tho
Tedenil 'J'rado Commission packing
investigation. Ho read into tho rec
ords letters taken from packers' files
In on effort to show that J. T. Cott
ton, hrnd of the Tood Administration
Meat Commission, und K. Dana Du
rund, anothrr Hoover official, ltao
tho packers secret InformatlonTto
llcncy toad a loiter plrncd by T. K.
Wllhclm of thu Cudu!i Packing Com'
pany, dalcil Dec. 1, 1917. to W. Dtes-
"tho small packer was I. opt off the
inaiket berntiHo ho didn't know whon'
to l,u' "vlly, us he did not haVtY".
tho Information the blh' packers had " '
Heney tiieu road n letter dated
Chicago, lice. 18. P'lT, purporting to
,, , ,-. .. h,tr., ,,
m rrom l'- 1 fird to M. It. Mur-
phy of iho Cudnhy Omaha brunch u;
' atlt'iided Lin- mrelliig of the
y00t Administration officers at
which there were roircsentutlves of
thre of four of the pi Incliwl packet s.
,, . .. . .
rl" Pll'U"0 the meeting was to
discuss tho geiierul nltuatlon 111 ro-
, . , . , .
"irJ ,0 I'-'Cklng houso pinducta ami
live stork, pm tlciilurly hogs. Tills
!Conforerr Mr. Durand rcqucMtcd bu .
want anything In thn papers."
Tlie lotur rei'ortcd lo tho nllotmr
f Nport huniness among tho pi
rrs and sal.l "a great many Ii,
" ll.-apol.ed In the alii
of their allotments."
,y,. ,,.i,. iir.,n on.ei...i
At lnlh ''";ctlI1 "drand suggested
a nutlon-w Ido meatless week iiut hu
v.ns ovei rilled by tho packers, tho
letter mlt, who told lm that auch
,.nM,i ..,, IH K n.
U. V VHO'- I 1 V 1I I UtUI V II UUIU w u HO
bad ns the fniimrgo on fuel."
Tngland m that ilmo was making
large donintids nn tho United Slatof
for frozen beef. Durand said, oc
cording to tho leitcr. "wo would not
let Kngland havo nil of that and be
didn't intend to rub this rountry.V
A package of toilet articles said to
have been sent by the Armour Soap
Works to Major Gen. K. 11. Plummer.
111 ch.irge of the cantonment at Camp
Dodge. Iowa, gave the inquiry a rip"
sensational turn. Mr. Heney rent:
letters from Aimour & Co.'s Gov.
eminent contract llles whloh pur-
. .,,)rt,i to show that Paul Kpencter
Armour manager nt Des Moines, who
said ho received from Gen. Plummer
"oxrltiilvp liRht to build a sub.
1 branch nilJninlnB Hie commissary at
, V"p,p u"'',,'' , nonumg
1 lllllllliei 1 "iv .in Hiihi.
Heney read another letter dated
from Cnmp Dodge, In., Oct. 27, 1017,
signed "n. II. Plummer," according
to thn otllclal nvorrl, saying "My
Dear Sirs Thr p.ickagn has not ar
rived. You already know my loyalty
to the Armour products. 'Nothing
olso will do.' "
( oimlnl'r simmer Is Plonfe'
im ATT.AN'TlP POUT. Maieh 1
' Th rn.istvrlsn frclcht stcimer whlrh
, Tnn co;"w",, '"iBni ntinwr wnicn
ran on a ledae near hero yesterday, was
Itfiutid off by tugs this nftcrnoon, and
proceeded under steam to another pott
sre romtirUnl nf the rbnler.J iiml nioit
Irllt snl l.irloiol In irnlal.
I ruiiny-i"rrr ,'',', V',.,r..V
rat -oetlel lirire. r I'tll Ml tun
Saturday, March ht and 2nl
far Friday &Saturday
1-OHIKI I III II S f n'ng"
f tlii.ut 11 iluiiht Hi.. (ft nUr.
linn nf i. l.inU III nierlrii. miiuirl..
'"it l :!;, I run. Himn, nrH,,
Trunin rillirrl, I.. oin- Virl
teiuuliul 1111, 1 I mil llr.. Ug
im mi i:ii
1 '' 1111,11 iH .....
-onri;ii 11 o r '
1. ill . , ii,,;, Vion, mu
.."''"'a'"' 11 hen
"""V ''r!,hln thai lh.
CHARGE BY HENEY
;MiS-A ,f Jfr JlAfrleW' Wv