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IGE WOULD STOP All
IMP08TA1N OF COFFff
That Is the Way to Let Supply
and Demand Fix Price,
NO TRUST. SAYS SIELCKEN
Federal Attorney Sorry He Can't
Cover Bet of $100,000 That
Governrnent Won't Win
Bertnaa Blelcken said on Boturdoy
night h< would like t" bet Unlted Btatea
Attorney Henry A. Wloe $100,000 that
the governrnent would lose lts auit
as.iin.-t tho "corfro truat."
"II i had thi $100,000 T would cover
thii bel qulek," Mr. Wloe aald yeeter
gny, MBul I haven'1 s?'t the money unJ
t am nn employc <-i the governrnent,
M way. and it wouldn'l be allowed."
"Oh. that woa only a joko." said M
Blelcken. after havlng a night to aleep
?.,r i |a . ifer to bel i galnst th.^ govern
fj.^ waa asked about the Charge trnt
hi ar.d his ooaodatea were lndding u|i
ii ? prlce of coffee to an ortlflclal lovr'.
"Thot'a ;''! rot." lm replled. "The onlj
man who holds up tlu- prlce <-<r coffee ?
?i a eather man."
Bul regardlea* ol any betn thal may
ide mi the- outcome ol the aull
bic-i^hT bj thi' governrnent lo c.-t hold
?i ,v, e,;,n imhi taga or ci Ifet aton >l by the
? wlth tha New York Doe h
..r-i by dumplng them .mi the
breok the - offee . .-rner aml
the tr ial the governmenl la de
terrolned to break that corner In so far
. m-, in oncerned. at any rote
p ... importa I n of coffe? boa lo hi
j n ? rd v to do it.
jh, .. the governrnent'*
? Ington "'i ler tho
oi) ?? tttornej < lener >l
Wlckerohom. "When i was talklng to
th.' Attorney General about the- t,ult,"
Mr. Wlw aold ? esterday, "1 told hlm
that Ihe beat way te. gel ..t the corner
- ,. ... ptop 'I',. Importatlon nf coffe\
?p , i .ii.,! <? --i... furnlflhen the .norkci
-, . pi p . .. i ? ol ' ??"!'1 annu
?11%. and 'f thia market la clooed to tho
trust thej wlll verj qulckly have to
...nn i" lertna and lei tbe- law ?.f auppl)
and demand flx Ihe prlce
Conqres? Would Have to Act.
?or eouree, the Importatlon ?f ?
could nol be atopped by b buU. That
would have to be done by an ?
is tli* power to
law forbldding th.- Importatlon "f
offeee to be held for the purp
rfa | the market. In tho ev< ?
ull belng loal bj tho governrnent, It
la hlghly probable, ln my oplnlon, that
Congreaa wlll be aaked to I"--1 oueb n
Mr. Wlse thlnka 'ho prlce of coffee
will b* lowered lf th? governrnent wlna
.,, othere Intereated ln the coffee
market think the winnlng of tho goverr
ment'a buH would reeull only In ? tenv
breok H e ol coffee, nnd
that a law t.-> prevent tho importatlon of
. -.. to i' held for b corner would not ,
ln amashlng th<' truet but that
,(s ... '? waj to end the preaent tmld-up
0f tbo world'a coffee market would bo
tor Congreaa to paoa a law forbldding
ttton of any coffee whatever
it bi polnted -"it thal the Unlted Btatea
ponaumed 6\364.Ki2 bagi of coffee ln
1911, and the conoumptlon promloco to
b? greater Ihla year. If the governrnent
wlnfl ii-' ault the 1*50,000 baga dumpedon
the market woold be .so asnall a propor
tlon of tho total annual conoumptlon
leao than 1" per cent?that only u tem?
porary breok in tho prlce woold neces
aarlly follow. Whlle lf Congroao paooed
a law forbldding the imiMjeiatton of cof?
fee to be held for a corner it would onh
be neeeooaey for the trust to storo lts
e-eeffee in forelcn POTtfl anei ship lt to
Nrw York after it had been sold here.
Quick Way to Ki"! Trust.
If. on the other hand. a law were
paooed forbidding the importatlon of all
ooffee the markt-t for 40 per cent of thi
world's annual production of eoffeo would
V.e destroved and th- corner would die o
speedy death an.i the prlce of coffoa ba
fixed once more by the law of aupply and
It is belleved. also. that ln the OVenl Of
the governrnent winnlng lts nult repre
aentatlvefl of the trust would make every
endeavor to buy up the coffee now stur.-d
wlth the Now York De>ck Company -nd
thUS keep their control of the market.
The alleged Coffee corner has been an
extremr-lv lucrative cnterprisa and tho
returns have b?*n quick. The BUUiOf
Sao Paulo. Brazll. borrowed $15,000,000
in 1900 to flnam-e the corner, an.i
though the bonds were to run elx year*
the proflta were auch that the loan was
paiel off in three years.
It Is nllegMt the profit of those who
engln.'-red thia flrst corner was about
$?,542,000, or more than 24 per cent.
And this profit was only lhat made on
the handllng of the loan to Sao Paulo
and leaves out entlrely the profit on the
aales of coffee. The bonda W^***
a discount that amounted to $1,010,400.
The interest paid amounted to about
$217*,0OO. The bankera recelved a
cornmlsaion of l P<r cent on the fa<e
value of the bonds and 1 per cent of tho
interest, a total of about $167.000-and
they also got Vk per cent. or about $1*1,
. for etampe, taxes and other ex
vnis waa the loan ln which the Na?
tlonal Clty Bank partlclpated to the ex
tent of one-thlrd.
Export Tax, $59,000,000.
On the second loan?$75000.000?Sao
Paulo pald a discount of $10,800,000. and
up to September 30, 1910. there had been
pald out aa the expensea of the fltate in
the valorlzatlon echerne about $52,000.
Ut Tho tax of 80 centa a bag on coffee
wported had amounted at that time to
It is aet forth that a clauso ln the con
tract wlth the committee of seven con
atltuted as the arbitere of the world's
coffee aupply provides that they shall get
1 per cent on the net product of the
aalee. Up to September 30. 1010. Sao
Paulo had purohased about 11,000,000
bege of coffee. wortb apprnximately
$110,000,000. It ls aald that ln addition
to ell tiie other proflts lt mlght rnake
throuKh ih? corner the committee would
'irov. down about $1.00i'>,0fX) on this cof
tee by virtuo of the contract, and IU
annual 1 per cent woold approxltnate
IftOOXXX) pald aa a bonus for doiibling the
?eat fif coffee to tho worM.
THE MAYOR GOES TO CEXTRAL PARK AND ASKS QUESTIONS.
Uaye You A TbltCSKATt WroKxows
Zta _ 3_A_. jZigvlatjojw?
2 ?_?___ CJtACKS?
EARNiNGS MILU0N3 LESS
Decreasecl $115,500,000 in the
United States During 1911.
MORE GOES TO LABORERS
Federal Trcasury Will Rer.five
About $28,278,000 for Year,
Says Commissioncr Cabell.
Wsshlngton. Maj l8.__Corporata earnlnge
b the United Btatea deereaaed IUS.G0O..M
lurlng IflL That figure repreaenta the
somparatlTs tosa ln nd earninga a? re?
ported to Koai K. Cabell, Comnilaelonei
if internal Rsvsnue, (or makt-g asssse
tnent under the corporatlon .xris. tai uw.
In a statement Issued to-day Mr Cabell
saya the returna Indlcate poorer buslness
.ondltku - lasl year' than In 1810, particu
1,,,-u in the Iron and steel and certain man
The gross receiptB "f corporatlona dld
not aufft-r hh greal a ratlo ?f docreaai sa
tho net. The returna Indlcate. the Commie
rioner polnta out, that thla waa becauae
labor ami aupply men sbared mors largely
In the recetpta of the varioua companies In
1_1 than ln 1*10. ThU waa partl. u'.arly ao
ln the case of raJlroads, hs saya, which
aeem gensraJly U? bava pald wcTeaaed
,. nu for labor. "withoul a correepond
Ing Incresse in Income belng Indlcated, ln
many caaea an actual decrease m Inc me
The 1 1><t cent SSSiaaSmant on tho 1911 net
earninga of corporatlona wUl tnrn lnto tho
federal Treaaury BDOUt $-s.-7.,'aj0. most Of
which will bo pald ln June. agalnst <.;<,_-.
000 laat year. a de_re_S8 of IUR888, The
amounl probably wlll hc augm.nted nome
what before ihe cloas of the nscsJ year.
Mr Cabell saya, brlnglng the d?aeas_ be
low II000000. Constderlng buatosaa oono.
tlona la W-. bs adds, Ibtl may bo cunald
er.d falrly aetlsfactory.
While tners ni a big loas ln the aggre
Kate net earnlnia, there waa an lncrea_c of
17 m ln the number of corporatlona The
Durnber ln itu waa __,w-. aa compared win
HDttQ iu 1W0, Of the total number Wbleb
nled returna only _<> per csnt was found
Lmbls io tax.
Mr ('ahell draws his concluidons regarfl
ing tbe lion and Steel IndUBtrica from the
ibOWlng of the corporatlona in the PlttS
burgh district The net eofporate earninga
la that Bfcctlon decrca-ed W7..H1.000.
The manufacturlng condltlona were rc
flected ln the ratuma from Connectlcut and
uaa schUSOtta, ln the former atate the net
proceeda deereaaed $0,109,000 and ln the lat
The a??casmenta for Hswall. the commla
eloner remarks, Indlcate an extremely pro_
peroua condltion in the lalanda, tho net
earninga of the corporatlona lncreaslng IV
Robbed Right and Left, but Can't
Stand for Cheap Swindle.
Harry Balshizer, a drugglat. wlth a fltore
at No 2u40 Fulton street. Kast New York.
had money deposlted In tha Unlon Bank ot
Brooklyn when It falled. A couple of weeka
bko hla place was robbed of druga. postage
atampa and other artlclea. He took theae
troublee philoBophlcally. becauae they were
ln a way of speaklng. legltlmate blta of 111
fortune whlch could not b. counted agalnst
hla tntelllgence. But Mr. Balshiaer doea
not wlah to be regarded aa a "Kube.
The cllmai came a few days ago, when
he was apprlsed by a certain piece of matl
that even the old "8pan?h prlaon fortune"
awlndlera had heard of hlm and aelecte
hlm aa a victlm. The letter waa slgned
"Bandrowsky" and told the drugglat the
pltiful tale of how the wrlter was wrong
fully lmpriaoned ln Madrld. He needed the
help of a friend. He had 1180.000 ln caah
and securitlea concealed In a vallse in 'he
T'nlted Btatea. but. belng In prison and un
able to get at the fortune. was forced to
take thla way of getttng ald.
Would he send s certain eum warit-d
wlth whlch to obtaln couneel for the
wrlter' He would be freed. and then he
would lnalst upon the kind Amerlcan's
acceptanco of one-quarter of the ?um, or
$1*0,000. _ __
"It i_ elmply lmpoBBlble for me to fall
for that." remarked Mr. Halshlzer laat
nlght "They can get me wlth a Jimmy
or s reeolutlon, hut not on that Spanish
8UNDAV8 NEW-YORK TRIBUNE
Msiled snywhers in the Un.ted State*
for $2 50 s yesr.
Laredo Report Is That He Is j
Sendinq His Cattle Into U. S.
REALIZING ON HIS ASSETS
Two of His Brothrrs Are Said To
Be in San Antonio to I.ook
After His Interests.
i p. T>-ki.-i aph ??? Tl
Laredo, Tex., Ma] 18 PYanelaco i Mo?
l,.r,, Prenidetil nf Mexli - haa made ur- \
rongemente i" ehtp Into Texas ell llve
Btoci on one of his great - --1:.?? - iltuated ,
thlrty mlles north e.f Laredo, acroaa the i
Hlo Grande Rlver. Portj thouaand head
of Madero'a rattle ar* nov belng roiindad
np preparatory to sendlng then
Unlted Btatea The rattle, it 1^ aald, wlll ;
be gln rrosfllng the rlv? tl
Madero haa employed manj Kmi
cowboyi to fluperlntend the round-up.ai l
tba report runa that he* haa pul in an o -
de-r for Ave oundred atock cars for Imme- I
dlate dellvery by the Internatlonal i
dreiit Northern Rallroad, whlch would ln
dlcate that the Prealdent deslrea to make
k ruata |ob of the matter.
This actlon on the part of the Prealdent i
n regardfl bla privata eaUte, logether
wltb the- fact thal hl? uncle, Davld Ma?
dero, ls ahtpplng 80,.> cattle oul of Chl
huahua, Ib cauatng olorm througb lha
utate.s of Nuevo Leon. Coohulla and Ta
maullpaa Waalthy Mexlcana aee la thta
a elear Indlcatlon that Madero la gettlng
reody to reolgn nnd qult Mexico alto
ln oddltlon to ablpplng theae cattle the
Prootdeot haa given ordera to eonverl all
ranch bultdlngs. atoreo, t-m;tll factorlea,
Btc, wltb whlch the vaet property
abounda, Into caah. Two of his younger
brotbera, Jullo ond Oabrlel, ara now In
Ban Antonio, Tex.. lt la underatood. They
will loe.k after the banklng end of the
cattle de;ii on Amerlcan terrltory.
DaHaa, Tea , Moy la-That Mexican fed?
eral troopa numbeting about nve hundred
are gdvandng on Juarea, ond thal t"?
r.i..is ii. Juarea and Chihuahua Inteod to
commlt actB to prevoka amarleon Inter
vantlon, ln tha avent of Oroaeo belng de?
feated ln the battle now going e,n bdow
Chihuahua WOJ Ihe te-m.r of n ellsputeh re?
celved r.eie to-doy by Qo*ernot O. B, Co*.
qultt, who Ih ln thlB e:lty. from Adjutant
Oeneral Henry HutchlnH. Oovernor Cot
quitt Inatrueted tbe u.ljutant genfral to
proe'eed at once to 0 Poea
UPPER HAND >0R~~MADER0
Rebeh Still Being Driven Back
Kl Pooo, Tex.. May 19.?A ne.rlhward re
treat of the MeSeCOn rebela to-day ln th?
face of the Blowly advanclng federal army
removed by at least two day* tbe expected
Advlces frotn the rebel front at Boeolon
auld the rebela were laVUtng back on their
btronKhold at Hellano. atoVOO mftaO norUi,
burnlng brldges and otherwise hlnde,rlng
the advance of the federalB. To-day the
maln columna of the fadeiolfl movnd up
closer to th? vanguard at Zavalza, the. first
?tatlon eouth of KBcalon.
The Juarea garrlaon Ifl rapidly belng re
Inforced t-y troopa from th? eouth.
The federal columns whloh are Bupposed
lo be threatenlng Juarez have advanced no
cloBer. Major Banchet, who eommands the
federalfl near here, aent out acoutlng par
tlea to wlthln twenty mllea of Juaret. oppo
Blte Cllnt, Tex. Here an Amerlcan onVcr
ln chargo of the border patrol Baw tbOBB
and reported to Colonel flteever. Ordera
were given to let no armed men pase from
Ballna Crua. Mexico, May 19.-The Unlted
Btatea transport Buford aatled yeaterday
ror the north. wlth 399 refugeea aboani.
One hundred and twenty-slx embarked at
thlB port. The othera were plcked up at
varloua towne south of Sullna CrOOL Among
the number returnlng to the Unlted Statea
berauee of revolutlonary disturbancea ln
Mexico many are deBtitute.
Tbe Pan-Amerlcau traln came through
from Tonala aa far aa Camboa on FHday.
and condltlona there are reported conalder
ably lmprovejd and qulet.
FISHERMAN'B BODY FOUND IN NET
Tlvoll. N- Y.. May 19.?Herman Waxrln
irer a fisherman of thia place, waa arlzed
wlth a 1U ln hla boat on the RodOOO Rlvet
laBt nlRht and Jumped into the rlver nnd
waa drowned. His body waa found ln h|?
n t v ion lt woa liaul-<1 ui bf his partner.
IK LONE CnDI, MAYOR
SEES CENTRAL PARK
I nnliniir.l f'nii. Ilr.t iiH?e.
bemuse it is .. m nsn t . the U mb
datlon an '
Xhi sutomoblli !? i-ntet.-.l ??? i tr I
Park through lh? entranci uppealte ht.
Slnal ?!?? nd contlnued
until it r.-.i. hed Ihe lake n?*ar 7_J
.in.i l |fth a??'.?"-, w here many
ihl iren were aalllng amall boata Tha
Mayor a ?t< hi .1 Ihi m foi fea
. . tiililren bo m florhlng around
hlm ih- Mayor < batted wlth tha ehll
iir.-i,. ,. ind amlling .'*
ii....i i|ui<-k reapo ln re iponse to
Invltatlon <?( one little glrl us
? ..iked wlth hei ti Ihe lak.- t<> wat?'h
1 .-r brother aall his bo il < m leavtng the
lake ht promlsi d t1.- Ilttli bo 1 n id
glrla that he would aiirprlse them agaln
... ui" .! 1 ? w Ith .i \ Isll
Througboui hla '11|> thi Maj or wn i
... 1 , - <<.tiv and he ln
turn !? . I...--.I .1 large number, li
wii n t long before ruinora were ti ?.it ln_r
aboul among the park pollce, > ap_ lally
(l_i lately current, lhat aome rhange
waa ""i.t.-n iila.e 1 and thal Aleaander
II. Bpencer, cnalrman of the Mayor*e
park ' ? ..i.iii> 1." w 1 acheduled for
Btnvr-r'a posl sa Park Commlsstoner for
M ? ? ittan and lii- hmond.
When aaked lf he had known any
thlng iii..-ut the Mayor'a trlp to the park
Commlasloner Btnver said h? had nor.
Aa to Sutid.iv lawn tennls, he de.*lnred:
"Why, we have had Bunday tennla the
Uurl two h inunera snd sre baving it
agaln thla year."
Commlastoner Btovsr was Burprlsed
w-h.-n told thal 11 number of "pan
handlera" arere on the Job In vlolatlon
of the i>ark ordlnnncea ;itid had foun 1
LIKE RCHOOL FOR EMPLOYERS
Maunfacturcrs' Convention to Dlscr.ss
Many Instni.tive Topics.
Manufacturera from every aeetloB of the
1 ntted Btstes, with delegatlons of thelr
factory Buperlntendents, foremen nnd work*
men, wlH open thla afternoon the seven
teenth snnual eonvsntlon <>f tbe National
Association of Manufacturera, at ths Wal?
dori Astorls Hotel Tho gstherlng wlll
mark the beglnnlng of a national co-op
erative campaign by emptoyers and work
men to Improvs the conditions nnd eftirien
rj <.f Amerlcan Induatrlal metboda through
education on Ihe questlons ot seddenl pre
rentlon, Industrlal training for aapfwatlcea,
flre prevetitl.'ti. IncreaSS Of ex|w.rt trmle,
Lanking B_d cnrr.-n. y reform, luimlgratlon
and other klndred branchi a
C-Oimlttee reporta on consulsr reform.
banbruptcy, merchsnl marine ..mi the
unlon hVbsl wlll be re.-. lved at the tliat sea
Mion. and there win ba aa saalMttoo of
tm.tlon pfCturs fllnis Hhowing the CSUSe,
effeel nnd retnedy for factory aoddenta, as
weii aa an accldeat preventlon exhlMtlon
..f more than two thouaand photogruphB.
There wlll "l?o ?"' 8 d'tnonstratlon of the
moat modeni methoda an.l ajiparatua for
Inaurlng BSfSty at BSB, Ineludlng aur.marlni!
HlKnala. practical Isunehlag of a llfeboat
and tho mtat Improved appllances for ma?
rine reacue work.
To-morrow tho conventlon wlll t>e ad
dreneed hy Edward B. B.-ach, of Ihla city.
on 'The InfluaaOS of I'atent I_awa on the
Development of Induatrle*'; James A.
Bmory. g_t>-ral counael for the National
(ouncll of Induatrlal Defence. on "taaSrts
latlm and BtiHlneea." ond Franklln 11.
Wentworth, aecretary of the National Flre
protection, on "Flre I'revetitlon," wlth a
eympoalum on the BBbJsCt compiled from
vlews of flre chlefa of the prtnclpal cltlen
of the United Btatea. Krank _. Law, vlce
prealdent of tho Fldellty and Casualty
Company. wlll speak on 'Workmen'a Com
pennatlon for Accidenta." and State Senator
Walter E. Edge. of New Jersey. wlll iollow
wlth an addrese on "Workmen's Compen
Batlon." Henry Wclaman wlll talk on "Im
mlgratlon-Ua Value to the Country. Faat,
1'reaent and Future."
On Wedneailay Irvlng T. Bush, chalrman
af the executlvo commlttee of the National
ITiislnaaa L'-agua for the Promotlon of a
Bound Banklng Byatem. wlll talk on ,<Cs_
rency Reform." and M. L. Btewart. dl
rector of commerce for the Phlllpplne IbI
Hiid?, on "Trade Possi-llitieB of the Phlllp?
plne, lelanda and the Far E_9t." John Can
dler Cobb. prealdent ol the National Tarlff
Commlaalon Aaaoclation; Harry A Wheel
er. president of the Chamtwr of Commerce
of' the United Btatea. and William N. Ben
ney, aaelatant oecretary and manager of
the forelgn department of the National As
Borlatlon of Manufacturera, wlll aleo apeak.
CharleB A. Conant wlll dellver an addresa
on 'The Panama Canal ln Helation to
l ommerce and TranaporUtlon."
Park Board Said To Be Unani
mous in Favoring Special Police.
STOVER IS NON-COMMITTAL
They Were Replaced by Regular
Patrolmen, Following Attack
for Laxity in Discipline.
The Park Board and the parka' ad
vlsory committee have had under ronsld
eratlon for Bome tirno the advlsablllty of
repl.i.'lng the regular park police wlth park
guarda. It waa In 1WS, wlth tho eonaoll
datlon of the; grcater clty, that the bo
ralled "aporrow cop3" were replaced by the
regular uniformed force. To brlng about
the Change It wlll be necessary to make
an amendment to the prepent charter. This
li now belng dlacoaoad by tho board mem
bera and the committee, and lt was aa
se;rti>d yeaterday by a person In a posltlon
to know that the board was unnnltnous on
I'ark .'oniml>;slone;r Stover. when asked
about the propoaed change, said:
"Ves. the matte>r has been under consld
enitlon. I do nnt want to make any deil
nlte Btatemenl Just now us to my posltlon.
but when you have one klnd of a pollee
man on on?' sld.. of the utreet and another
klnd on the otlv r. by way of lllustratlon.
It Ls bardly poaatbla to get. good results.
We have park keepera and wa havo park
pollf... We ahould, lt B<<ms to me, have
only om- klnd."
Thi Bnbatltutlon of the "aparrow oopa"
f..r the uniformed men, who are nn.ler the
JurlsdJcUon of the Police ? ommlssloner,
miim one of the tir<>t lmportant propnsitlons
taken up by the Mayor'a park "eabtnet,"
..r whlch Alexander H Spone-er ls the
? hi Irman. Mr. Bpencer baa gone over the
matter wlth tke i'ark Board ln a most
thorough manner, and tio posltlon mobv
t.iin.-d by the board, it woa aold yeaterday,
m ib oni much In favor <<f havlng a p>irk
guard force again.
"It was the worat bloe tr? rhe- parka of
Ci^ <-it>." aald an ofltetal e.f tho Park De
partment yeaterday, "i.o has se?n many
yeara of -rvi. ? . "when the sei-rall--^!
arere replaced by regular j
police. Tln- park guarda w.r.; dlrectly
under t'.- eontrol of Ihe Park Hoard, and I
could be held reaponslble by that body for i
an) laxity e.f dladptne. Wlth the park po?
lli-.? lt la dlfferent. They are not men
.! f.i i.i eertain thmes t.> protect tha
parka. They hav? ,,>..' power of arrest.
Th- park guarda had not oni> thal power,
But thal ? lew w - nol entlrely bome out
but they had akao the protectlon of the
treea and ahrube more at heart. It waa
the most telllng blow the parka of this
clty ever had when they were aupplanted."
by recordfl of the last years of the "snarrow
cops." In September, 1895, they were acath
Ingly crltlcised for laxity of disclpllne. They
were openly charged wlth neglectlng the
parka to loaf about ln out of the wav mr
ners. At that tlme there waa a movement,
well deflned. to merge them Into the regu
lar police force. bo Theodore Roosevelt,
then presldent of the Police Board. could
have them under his direct control. It was
polnted out that the Park Hoard waa
ewayed by politlcal Influem-ea, that the cap
tatoi of the "sparrow cops" lu Central I'ark
was not dolng hifl duty, and that the park.
In consequeiice, was ln a deplorable eondl
The present fourth deputy, Jamea E. Dil
lon, was sergrant of the force and was the
drlilmaster. C C Colllns was the captain.
It was learned yesterday that Park ('om?
mlssloner Stover has never had the poll.-e
ln Central Park detailed over to hlm, whlch
was the case during the admlnlstratlon of
his predecessor, Henry Smlth. Reports are
maele to the Commlsaioner, and he Is con
sulted as to what is to be done ln the park,
but the police are dlrectly under the Police
There has btx-n a notlceable Improvement
in the enforcement of park ordinances late
ly, accordlng to Alexander H. Spencer, and
he has given much credlt to Captain Me
Keon of the park police and the men under
HARMONY IN BTJttDING TRADES
New Officers of Employers' Associatioa
Chosen for One Year.
New officers for the Huildlng Trades Km
ployurs' Assoclatlon, e'omposed of thlrty
three assoclations of e-mployers In the huild?
lng trades. have been elected to serve for a
year. The n.-w prealdent is Wllllam Craw
ford, of the Mason Huilelers' Assoclatlon.
Bueceedlng Benjomln D. Traltel, of the Ttie,
Qratfl aml Montel Assoclatlon. Frederb-k
e;. P7ebber has been elected flrst vlee-presl
dertt; IMwIn Outwater, second vlce-presl
dent and A. N Chamhers, see retary.
Charlea J. Kelly was elerted chairman of
tba board of governors, succeeding C. G.
It was said by Mr. Kelly that at preaent
tberr- wero no general disputea m tho bulld?
ing trades. 7h<--re have> been comparatlvely
few general bullding strikes In this clty
sin^e the arganlaattefli of H>e Ruiiding
Tradea Employera* liaaodatlon, which ls in
fsvor of making dirert trade: agreements
with the unlons In the different trades
where; posslbl'-. theaa trades representlng
about laaJM bullding mechunlcs ln greater
N. n Vork
SUNDAY'S NEWYORK TRIBUNE
Mailed anywhere in the Unlted Ctates
for $2 50 a year.
Speed is a relatrvequaEry.
With one car a speed of
40 miles per hour rnight
be positively dangerous,
whife in another car
with proper weight db'
tribution, proper suspen
sion and balance, this rate
of speed could be rrtain
tained if desired with per
fect comfort and absoiute
safety. Herein bes the
The Lozier is built so
that "it holds the road."
56th and Broadway
$400,000 FIRE IN H0UST0N
Many Buildings Burned in th*
Houston, Tex., May 1!?.?I'lre whlch atarte
:d at 4 oVlook this mornlng ln the Stowero
*urnlture Bullding. Maln and Capitol
ureets, demollsh^d that structure*. and at
I o'clock was stlll burtiing, but b??Ileved to
?? iineler control, after havlng enujcd dam?
Ige iepproxlmatlng 8881,888 ln the buslnesef
I'.ulldings destre.yed are the Ftowcrg
?luildlng, a four story structure; the Tem??
.le Bullding, a four story offle-e and atore
?uildtng; the Lotham Bullding, a three
,tory structure; the top four floors of the
)iilldlng of the Texoa roinnany'fl twelve
ilory bullding. oe-cupled by the? offlces ol
he oll corporatlon, and on<> of the hand*.
icmest buildings In tke BoutO.
Among the heavieHt loaeri ?r? Gogsn dl
^rotin-rs, maaaacol Buppllea; tha Steweeoj
?urniture Company. the Ilyers Dnig Com-.
any, the Kenneys 1 .riig Company, the,
[VxaH Company, Arthur l.lpper, milllnerv*
ir.d Charlefl Pavlovleh, confectluuaini
3e-ores ot prefeaaaonal m'-n and real fstatflj)
Irms and simllar firms o.-ciipying offlc-a lrfl,
he Temple and other buildings lost aU thelO,
nVe fixiur".-! and buslness papers.
The Houston Typographlcal f.'nlon andjl
he Knight- of Columbus, wlth tmlls In the
remplc Huildlng. lost all their possea-ionOj
rilling Deeds of Bravery
On Land and Sea
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