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Hostilities Between Turkey and
Balkan Allies Resumed the
FIGHT, TOO, AT TCHATALDJA
Request Made by Consuls That
Foreigners in Besieged City
Be Permitted to Pass
Constantir.orle. Feb. 3.?(Midnight)?
It is officially announced that hostili?
ties began punctually at 7 o'clock to- ?
ffgOt both at Adrlanorle and Tcha-'
At Adnanople the allies opened the
bombardment. At Tchataldja an insig?
nificant skirmish occurred
The consuls at Adrianople have re
!ita.*-sadurs here to ar?
range with the Bulgarian authorities
for psranlssloo for 120 foreigners at \
Adnanople to pass through the Bul?
garian lines. If this arrangement can?
not be made, the ambassadors will ask
that the Bulgarians respect that por?
tion of Adrianople set apart for foreign
London. Feb. 4? Bulgaria has turned
a deaf ear to the remonstrances of the
rowers, and the allied armies will now
attempt to drive Turkey completely out |
According to g dispatch from Bel?
grade last night. B '-.tari is already on
the point of falling. It is reported that
the Turkish commander has nsnt two
lesresentStftSS to th?* Servian com?
mander to propose the capitulation of
Df. Dsaeft, head of the Bulgarian
IsJsgatlon, in an interview in Paris last
night, ssid he had prcmi.-ed Sir Edward
Grey that if the Turks immediately
geosptsd the allies' OOBdlUotSS th.-y
soaM conclude peace, but whatever
happened there would be no further
- ? Edarsid Grey had a long inter
? Ith the King yesterday, after
he attended a brief meeting of
..mbassadorial conference, but
ng of importance waa transacted,
:.g no n?-w development since
B Nlzaml Pacl.a. the second ,
?^h delegate, will leave Londun to- |
resume his SSBbsSSSdortsl duties ?
r:m. He said last evening that
the allies underestimated the condition
of the Turkish army, and that they
would find themselves confronted by S
redoubtable enemy?the best Mussul?
man wsrriers, veterans from Arabia,
wlio had fought under Izzet Bey, and
tried soldi?: rs and good marksmen late?
ly engaged In Tripoli under Knver Bey
;..';.i r? thy Bey. He sdd? d:
"That gmhsgSSilor srss right who pre?
dicted that if driven to despair the
Turks would fight like wild animals."
WHAT RUMANIA WANTS
Diplomatic Indiscretion Reveals
Contents of Protocol.
Bucarest. Runui.;a, F*sb. 3?A diplo
naUc indiscretion has rev?-.:?-! Ihe COD?
t?-nu of the prot.'-o! botsreen Ritmsnls
and Bulgaria rscently aagsed at I^ondon.
Rumania claims the frontier between
; on ihe Danube, twenty-eipht
miles to the ?c?t .">f .--:i?tr!a, and Baltjik,
<"?? the Blaek Sea. -while Bulgaria offers I
only th* frontier beginning at MUartrla !
and excluding thit town, but In? 1 idlng
Ha surroundings, dencending in a straight
te the east of Dobtttch as far as
Thi?, while Rumania lays claim to T.jx
* :kai. Bi.istiia, Dobrifh. KaTania and
Baltjik, Ilulgaria *H*fers only Kavarna.
lying to the east of Baltjik, near the sea
TO AVENGE NAZIM'S DEATH
Soldiers Demand Execution of
Their Leader's Murderers.
Ii.-rlln, Feb. 3.?The Kurdish cavalry.
StatlOSSd in the Asiatic section of Oon?
?t.-.nttnople, and In the great BSBSaye bar?
racks demand the ex?-cution < f the niur
rstS of Na-.lm Pacha, commander in
el !?f of the TSftriSS army, who was killed \
during the reef ?it rtOttSg on the ?ea
aiog of th?- overthrow-, Recording to a
??iw-elal dlspsti h to the "Koflnlsche Zeit?
ung." of the Turkish government. The
??fus? t-. Obey the present War Mln
't eosnsasnd to return to their homes.
Baser Key, the young Turk leader who
? t a part in recent events
? ? tal, to-day went In an autorno
ths llSSianilSltSIS of the arrny, at
'!.<!? n. I;? ?.:. in order t.. win th?- support
February Clearance of Un?
Balbrigisn.Merino, Athletic & Australian Wool
Now J9c, 65c, 85c and $1 25
Were 50c, $1.00. S 1.25 ?nd $2.00
Clean-up of Shirts?
Smart Soft Shirts
05c 11.00 Value
Nauc.i colora, atlff ruff?
Bates Street Shirts
SI.19 |$2.00 Value
?baSod and pUin;
?? <?"... - brat ?olor?
? lor 25c
?-Wy ?auan ?lyU
and quarter tuet *" ^" ?
$3.00 Fancy Vests at $1.45
CUaa up sf our own stock.
of the? troop*, but the sol.tlerv forcibly pre?
vented him from alighting.
It is rcganloel now u too late to stop
the insurrection within Uta rank-? of tl,.
A^e-ordint; to th? aomt correspondent.
*dmkn Pacha, th?> Turkish commander at
Adnanop!,?, has cause,) an Inquiry to b*
mad? Into tha circumstances of Nazim
?i' la's de-atti. an') baa announced hla in?
tention of going to Constantinople? after
the conclusion of Uk. mag to a,,.nL,,. thf.
murd.r of his friend Hi has also K;ith.
erod information about a large OUtnber of
officers who. h? says, must ha punlahcd
for the murd??r of Nazim.
REFORM CLUB LOSES
TWO CABINET MINISTERS
Lloyd George and Winston
Churchill Resign, with No
Reason Officially Given.
rByOU !<- te tha TrihUn.?.i
London. Fob. 4.-A profound .sen
?ation has been eauaed in politi?
cal circles by ?v-ws of the resltrn.i
tion of David Lloyd George and Win?
??ton i*5prncer Churchill from the Re?
form Club, the stronghold of opulent
Liberalism. "The Daily Express" un?
derstands that the dual resignation
took place during on ;>k-end.
Complete myatery Burroundi the
reason for the defection of the Chan?
cellor of th.- Fxchcp; r and the First
LiTd of the Admirait v. and clos?' se?
crecy la being oboerved by the <-om
mlttee of the club concerning the two
withdrawal? from mcmtVr.-hip. Mr.
Lloyd Oeori:?' has been a member ?if
the Kef.rm Club for six Of ?even
years and Mr. Churchill for four or
five. It is dec?an d that th? r.? is no
political significance in the with?
drawal of the two ministers, but It is
believed to have reference rather to a
private matter In connection with a
recent candidature for the club. A
determined effort 1s being made to in?
duce both the Chancellor of the Ex?
chequer and the First Lord of the Ad?
miralty to reconsider their resigna?
The membership of this famous club
includes a boat of rromin? nt Liberals
ng them being th. Prime Minister,
the BecTetarle? of State for India, th??
? ies and the Home Department,
the Attorney General, and tbe Soli? i
tor General. Then? ate nvn in the
Reform Club who are not Liberals
and there are many Unlonlata in it.
in its next door neighbor, the Carlton,
if a member ? ease? tu be a Unionist
he automatical!* ceaaee tu ha a mem*
SAYS DEAD CLERIC LIVES
Constable in England Sure Ac?
cident Was 'Faked."
[By Cabla to Tba Ml am )
taOnd? ti. Feb. 4.?There has bee*, a
.?-????.sattonal development in the myster>
?urrounditig the disappearance of th"
Rev. Albert Knight, near of Christ
?'hurch. Munsbt, near Lceda. It was
reported that he had fallen OV?T th.
ellffs at Flarr.borough. on January is. '
?ath araa taken for granted,
although the body could not be found
und a memorial service, at which the
Bishop of his (?i. res.- ? ?? : vrai
he'd in hi?-- church. A trot k ago jrea?
terday, however, the chief constable
of Leeds made the startling announce*
ment that Knitrht had been traed*!:.
England *=ince tbadateof Ute ?"tragedy,*'
an,i added that there could b? little i
for Australia under an aaaumed name.
The itory publlah?9d at the tim- ?rag
to th<- effect that Knight and hli wife
bad c< ?,e t.. Flamborough to tak?
photograph? The husband went to the
edge ol the clll? to take a flashlight
????;. flash Mrs. Knight
ml fall over the i HIT, l*
is stated thai subsequently a clerical
gentleman carrying ? camera, araa
seen hurrying from th? spot.
Knight wa? a young man and ex
gly popular in his pariah.
SEINE STILL RISING
Streets in Southeastern Caris
Parts, Fob t?Fears of a repetition of
the disastrous Inundations which 0 -
CUrred ir. Parll during the winter of!
lMga'l] have been a**ouaec1 by th? rapid
rise of the River tota?. Th? level of tbe
water la mounting to-day about two
Incltea ?v* ry hour
In the low lying ?.uarters of th? city,
tally In the t-outheast' rn district of
in-,, y, (J ?? water ha? overflows 1 Into son.*
of the streets. The p. ??? Watt, near th<
Ttlblac Bridge, was the first to ba flood?
ed n i? l.nu under water t<? ? depth of
?"?vrai it.'-h?s, and conateroatlon relgni
among the oceupant? oi adjacent houaea.
Hain ceased" t!:ls tatornlng In Parta i? i If,
but it .-r.ntinu-?s to fall heavily !n the
Upper B?fn? nnd ICarne rail?
WAR ON SACCHARINE
Nine Countries Represented at
Paris, Feb. 3.?An International conf-r
ence for the regulation of the use of
charin?.' and analogous : nr-strin??. s was
opened h< re to-day. Ddflgatei from
France, Germany, Italy, Rueela, Switzer?
land. Holland, Mgtuat, J'oitugal and
Louis L. Klotz, MinlBter Of Finance, in
opening the proceedings, said that the.
meeting was not called t" dl*?****ai the
fpi'-stion of protecting the can? and hi ? '
?ngar l*raduaU1?s, nor ?lid Um governments
i s??k to Until a new enentlcal indu.-try.
i Th?' qoeettoa was purely one <?f the health
of the' Community, sin?e it had toen dem
onstrat?d that saccharine was n?.t a f?.o?l
! but traversed the dtgeattv? Organs 'ithout
being assimilated and also retarded the
natural digestive process??.
REBELS KILL* PASSENGERS
Attack Train Near Mexico City
and Shoot Guards.
Mexico City. Feb. 1. - Rebel followers of
?leneral Zapata attacked a passenger
train, from ?M? xico CHy to Ozuniba. forty
five miles south of the capital, last Bight
killing or wounding all the soldiers of the
train's escort of twenty men. Four male
Dgggagag rs war? killed and many of the
women passengers were carried off by the
The eniclne waa thrown from the track
by a brelMa rail In a cut. The rebels,
when the train halted, togaa tiring from
the sides of the cut at a distance of less
than two yards, eonOSB-hmtlng their fire
on the troo;; car. Twelve soldi.is. Includ?
ing laltutenant Ortiz, wen- killed. The
Lieutenant's wife was wound.- ?.
A relief train look the wounded to
Amecameca, ab??ut thirty miles ?southeast
of Mmo City. I
BANDITS ACCUSED OF
MDB GO 101.
Paris Gang, of Which Be
and Gamier Were Leade
in Court 21 Strong.
INCLUDING THREE WO
Men Are of Exceptional In
gence, Energy and Edu
cialism a la Kropotkine
IBy Cible tn Th? Tritv.in?* )
Paris, Feb. .'..-The trial of the
t> -'n.? 'tragic bandit.?," who f.
PSki Of the ad!,lirai.ly organized,
toctly dlsclpllasd and cully equ
i.haianx of hlghwsymen that ?1
six months held Pari? and its sol
In terror by their skilful and rapl
pkrits of murder, burglary and rot
committed by means of stolen aut
Iules, arsenals of revolvers and
bines and by an adroit use ,,f th.*
; hone servi? .?, >.. uon at soon to-d
the court of a |) -. ;. j, ,,. tl-0
asnsatlonal trial of Its kind ev.r
here Owing to h?- outspoken
srchistl? sympathies exprssssd foi
pris..ners. rornrddsble prscsutltms
? -?? n taksn by the poli.?- authorttl
guard BgsJast any attempts at re
demonstrations or other disorder.
Of the original band four?Boi
Osrnisr, Vollst and Dubois met
deaths in pitched battles with the
lice and gendarmes, three have r
yet been captured and one, Heinb
i?? ??' uns raving mad and if? now
straitjacket In a lunatic asylum.
Fine Looking Men.
As your correspondent serutlx
the facrs of the prisoners throim*r
opars glass this afternoon ss they
on long, high ben? bee, es b bets
two gr ndanm -, listening to the r
ins of the Indi tmsnts, li was start
to not?- that srith few exceptions ;
????ry :.:.-? : men, t
beaming with Intelllgi n a
mlnatlon snd energy. Btrong cha
t'-r is outlined snd sti mped on i
T .il ?re."
Many of the SCCUSSd bSVS u:.'
th?;r remlnlscsncss and kept
. ? lad of twenty-one, who
rl Ins ?"?.tii such fatal sff? I on
lors st Chantilly, b
his exj loits in an epl poem .-h.m
exceptions] literary talent and i
claiming s brand of so lfl m like t
Of Kropotkine, totally Oppossd t<> I
l.-.-TiviMii. Boudy ssyi "The dsYSl
msnt of mysticism and chastity, i
creating individual psrfSCUon, I
svsntuslly trsnsform society."
The prisoners seemed In good hur
as they gmllsd and gSXOd at Ju?J
lawyers and public, and glsn ? I I
quently st the large giass-covc
showcase-, containing qusntltles "f
volver?, carbtass, ammunition i
other sit?eles of circumstsntlal s
.!>?! . e.
Anna Ma?tre*, .in, nl'knam?d "'.
r? ????." an attra tive young srooosn
twenty-four, wore s long black blot
with a niSSSt leather belt, and a bw
linen collsr, cut in ssilor fashion, i
off ?fiectivfly her luxuriant dark brc
"Rtretts" smiled sffsctlonst rly st i
-companions In the doch and glsn?
defiantly tat the bench and at the pr...
cuting attorneys s-i.?* bad two fen
r;in.- companions in the do? is.
Th'- Jury Is COmpose.J of w lious, mi
ter?of?fact l'.okmg toon <>t sgea rsa
Ing between thirty-eight snd sixty, t
vocations ??f snglnssr, srchitMt, ea
ii.it;?? rnakt-r and phvsi'ian 1" ill
among th..*?- re* r? ? ?r.ted.
Very h?a\>- sentences are sxpectc
The trial will probable) Issl tw. u-. ??;?
Borne 30*1 sritnesses have been ;??
Every entrance to the vsat Psls
de Jus4.!.?- waa strongly gusrdsd, no oi
being permtttod to enter unless sole
show that hs had business m ?'n-. of tl
courts, and tii?* polic patrolled tl
streets in the ntalghborhood, srrestlii
To-day'H proceedings consisted <
tho *rss4tag of the long tad* tmsa
th?? roll.all "f wltnSSSOS, who WSJ
then dlsmhuwd until Thursday, un
the examination of two of th?: S.CCUSS
by the court.
The list of BCCUSStiona against th
twenty-one prisoners comprises n
fewer than twenty-two murdsi .
The Bist r ? Old ol the operations 0
th?: band d? als wrtth the th. ft of I
large quantity of guns, rsvolssri an.
daggers from a gnnsmlth'e shop b
parts, in Novsmbsr, 1911. Then b
rai id succession follow d murrjera ?.
Chauffi ?us. bank rn?ss. ngSTS, frslgh
?Agents snd p?tdfcem*m. Bewal brand
batiks in th?- suburbs sr?trs raid?-?! a
the points of rovolss?. Kv?*n th.
Bank <>f Prsncs did not escape theti
efforts, lor they made an attempt t?
rob u of $'j< *.?.<*''<>.
?I'l,.. polies wsre ipsctsJ marks foi
their hatred. They murdered a patrol?
man at midday opposite th.- prlnclps
railroad t?-rminal in i'aris. Th? y als.
killed Assistant Superintendent Jouis
Of the Psrla dstSCtiTS department snd
at the asms time wound??! ? "hi? f In?
Bonnot, known as tho "demon
Ch ..itl.-ur." SjSi Kill? ?i m April last
aft. r ? th-rc?- battle against thOUSSndl
Of polk'?* and troops at Cholsy-le-Roi,
near l'arls, together with Dubois, on?
of his accomplirt-s. Another leader,
Qsrnler, siso mst bis d?ath In a light
with ths police._
ITALIAN AVIATOR KILLED
Fatal Fall of 100 Feet in Aero?
drome at Turin.
Turin, Wob. -? ? Giuseppe Nosari, an
Italian aviator, while making a flight at
the a?-rodi'.ni.- h-r<* tills ev.nlng, fell with
his machino from an altitude of 100 feet
and received Injuries which rSSUltsd In
his death. Nosail was II years of ag?-.
and a native of Hergamo, Lombardy.
The fatality to Nosari is the 229th In
th?* history of aviation and the 11th rsince
ths beginning of tho year. ,
GIBIERS ALL IDLE
HERE, SOYS WALDO
Houses Shut Down, and, He
Tells West End Associa?
tion, Police Did It.
ATTACKS THE MEWSPAPERS
Complains Bitterly Because
They Prefer Sensations to
Figures of His An?
The police Department needs no de?
fence, gambling has L><:en absolutely sup
prewsd, ami the police did II. aecordlns
to Uhin.l.ind.r Waldo, who Bpoke last
.. iii ai a ui'.tlng of the West End As
.:.??:.. in the dt. Andrew Hotel. He
replied to tl ?? trittet "f the Pa lee Dag*a**t?
ment i > talwim a tling at the courts and
If you read the headlines in the press.'
-Bj-Jd, "?on must to**? a remarkable
ind cotuus.'.i Idea "f ihe I ollce D?part?
ir you read the rattrv sior>. irhi< h
I :- ippoae none o? you ever take the
trou .. to do, you ?till Bad Uie Polige De- j
pai tmeni needs b*j defenc?."
The Commiaalonef then told Of the three '?
f m tiers of the i.ollce. the prevention and
? tlon of crime and tnt* pi*ote< ittoa of
public in?rala Tton, with fervor, Mr.
' The prevention of crime la the duty of
the uniformed force, and If you go out
at night now you can Judgo for yourself
?f you are not getting better B'-rvlee than
Then the Commissioner read figures
from the last annual report of the de?
partment, which figures, the Commls
lloner tola, proved how efficient the de?
partment had grown under his administra?
Kit yon can't get the newspapers to
publish th..?-. fig-area,*' he gaelated "They
won't print tlie-m It Isn't what they
want. 11 you call some one a ?-rook or a
liar, or :-.,?. uiu're going t?. Indi? t ppttt*
? . . print It I? dm .^n t make
sa ho yon call a crook i r
? - u M long as it's ?-..in?' one. hut they
aren't print ;
B Otland Yard, he said, furnished the
Urea In the areeld, at.d he de
? . ? ? bUstod the? .?-cotland Yard
D -t? m in this toara
"lier.. Is on- a ?,'? he mutinied, faff
the | " ? 10 ? ? . that Is, to f*?*t
'I fi? r. up- three ways of
Itlon All hav?- tee?n critl
On? - 10 ?-"t young m?n who have
the toreo, and arto aren't
I .? t! . rn OUI aifth CTOOlM
Another i? t" purchaee lnf<HinaU*Ni fr'.m
n> nil.'r? Of CtimllUtl tonds; that l- o
? mpl : pfgessu, Th?' third Is neigh- .
? | a !:?eh I mean that de
t-ctiv* , taoothtot t.'.e a.'..?.-;. ..f thenalgb
? ? ??? ' rlrri.s are about
to le? . ..nirr.ltte e|. nt..!, If they are, w:o
Ml ..?! t.- had little (alth in
th? solutloa "f ? rime by th?- ?inductive or
B*h*)rIoch Holmei method Leas than l
; ? " ? ? '.' e?f ?-lirr.*-? w? re ?.,
"T..-?!.?'? gambling has b?**?n aajppieaaeil.
millions "- ?'- worth of pamhllng
it dotara and lying I'll**;.
"The Police Department will aerar be
with r ? - htrOOOO, y u Would not
eased trtth thai mas And ramblers
-o ????? a Police Commissioner r??
: I ? ? ' much Influence
in ti.!? toara n.
The*" go t? eleigjfiueo and to other toy
? .?? ? ? ai I try to ha?.?- them
t>. do it. No matter hot? efficient a man
is it wiii take him six months to learn all
that to Bbould know of the Police !>'?
nui::,. :.t, and a thai time, the gambler?
have an ? lay time."
Mr. Waldo Bald that in London crime
r. .1; .d to a minimum, and that
there tbe pMe* arenl unarmed.
?over In Paris," lie w?-:it on. "the pottC?
gO around in paira, with big revolv-r??
: .-d t" tin Ir tsalats. In laondon. Jus
tice is tlon.-. and don? qulekly. in Paris
? * ? ..ne? .-rim- , md ?..?? they
? . for thl or thai prisoner, ? I
police ?rill t* :i you that i' Is unaafe
for you t- . ' . '.rn? d m certain locall*
? ? .m. fou muai i'"'k ' ?
-There 1 '?',* poll n tot the trouble
i: i not entirely with Ihe police. The
Detective Bureau is doine its part of
And then the Commissioner repe
his charge about courts being lenient \
prisoners and ended by sa>lng that t:
were to stay In the department Ion
his fl-.-tires, showing greater efflclenc;
the department, "would grow better 3
by year." But he said he didn't car?
r?tay in the department, and had no
tention of making ?t his life work.
CHIMA TO GET HER LO*
Agreement with Six-Pow
Group To Be Signed To-da}
PeklriR, Feb. 3.?The loan agreement
tVfSSB the Chinese government and
six-power group of '.ankers has been cc
plet.*d and will be signed to-morrow.
The agr.ement provides for a loan
titled "The Chin.-se ?lovernnient 5'3
? '?nt Reorganization Gold Loan" to
amount of |UMg MB\\ It stipulates I
purposea for which the loan shall be e
ployed, which Included the dlsbandm?
of the troops and :iie reorganization
the salt gabelle.
The loan Is secured on the gabelle, t
it Is also provided that any future u
plus In the maritime customs shall
utilized for the MTYlce of this loan, th
making a portion ?f the salt reven
available for otrwir government purpos
The slx-i uwi-r group un?lei takes to .1
vanee $ 1?>.???...?>?J Immediately the agrt
rnent is *dgn?Bd, another |lO,'Xw.??w in F?
ruary and l\:?,<*t\,in> in Mar? h, should t
Issue ?af th.- ?..an for any uriforese
ciiiae be delayed.
The loan is f.?r Qfty years, but the CI
n?se governmeni baa the optisa of co
-. ig m r. .'.??? aun?; Ii at par after s
There win be no ntsrfsrsnca in the ?.
: : ? i r 1 i nlatratlon while th? principal ai
Interest are regularly paid, but even
default the gai.elie ?111 be operated !
the mariUms ? itStOtSS in th?? interests
The government un'lertakes not to ies'
a further government loan within s
months S?d to lssu3 DO loan secured ?.
ihe aalt gabelle without giving th?* si
power group an option?
WOULD BANISH HORSECAR
Levy Asks Legislature to St:
Up the Commission.
[Bj Tttagrapi -o lbs Trlbaaaa.]
Albany, P?**b. 3. The Assembly adopt?
to-ntght a eoneartN nt rsaolu tiers by Aarc
Lssy, the ?naj?.rlty leader, .ailing fi
a r? 1 ?.rt from ti.?; Public service i.'omrnii
- OH sl the first DtstrlSt on what actlo
-.- .1.1 takes t.? remora bsraoesrs fru?
Um lower east side >>( Ken York, and t
them v?.,tn siactflc cars, "auch a
,t .- sou m us?- in ths reel ..f the city an
?tal. " The resolution states that at
BMetlng Of the BBSt Hide Nelghmorboo
A aso illation rastardsy, tsspayera voice
ib.-'.r Indignation at the continuance 0
borssfsrs In that ?lisin.-t The natta
...ad be..ii u-foro the Public Service Com
D for some time, it was said, bu
i... definite a^teentfnstton had beet
I am In BO way a irprla.-d." aald Mr
Ia'.j. at the indignation mass meetln?
of the rsstalsats of tn- .ow.-r Tsst bota
In no hamiet or township tn this ?tali
arould the residents s irfer any such suil.
of affairs aa the pe.>|ile of m> section ol
the city are <-omi"-:.?d to endure.
"I ha-, s repestedly sndeev?jrsd Is ss
. ore **? 1 pillion f.?r them In this house
and unfortunately hi-.? failed. I maK?
this effort tn th?* Legislators? In which
ray part) is the aaajority in bontrot, and 1
it?. 1 Shall ha\e SS tllltlculty Witt
m* i?s..lull.m, wai.h 1? tlie result of m>
SnowliMlgs "f conditions and prompted by
the psemorlal of m> people."
TO CONFER ON AUTO TAX
Car Owners Will Meet Sulzer
Albany, Feb. 3? AutornoMHsts from dif?
ferent seetlons of the state will confer
with Governor fiulz? r's sosamfttee of In?
quiry tO-morrosi cono-rnlng what they
think would be a fair and Just tax on
motor vehicles, and hnw and where the
tax sho?iM h'? paid. Tlie m'.torlsts will
SISO confer with Secretary May concern
!r.i,- Othet pfOPOSOd Bmcivlmen'a to laws
?ing the r.-KUlatlon and operation of
?'hairman c.-\rlisl?> announced to-night
thai there remain only three of the larger
? :? partments to be investigated?
Ih. State Hospital r'.jrnmlssion, th*
Btata 1 Cdueatton Department anil the
!;. ?xd of ?'h.-.nii.-s
Governor Sul/er to-night turned o\..r
to the committee the complaint of Thorn
..- \ Kir h. of Brooklyn which char?.-. 1
Inefficiency in the administration of rh*
Stute Labor Department Mr. Kleth s
? ?? a as chief il.-rk of the N'-'v
fork office of the department was so?
1 v. eek.
KING UEI. DEAD
Ruler of Abyssinia Succeeded
by Youthful Grandson.
London, Feb. 3-King ?Menelek of Abys?
sinia is dead, according to a special dis?
patch received here from Addis-Abeba
to-day. His successor. Prince LidJ Jeassu.
one of his grandsons, entered the capital
on Sunday with great pomp
No official confirmation has been re?
ceived here of the death of Menelek, who
had on several previous occasions been
There have been many rumors during
the last five years of Menelek's death,
and it was reported at one time that the
fact was b?'lng suppressed and that the
Kmpress was conducting the affairs of the
Abyssinian kingdom until LldJ Jeassu
was old enough to take the government
into his own hands This was denied offi?
cially, and at the beginning of last year
Menelek was reported to be paralyzed
below the waist, and uncertainty has
since reigned as to whether he was really
dead or alive.
King Menellk has been reported dead
on several occasions, and In 1912. when
the rumor gained credence. It was sev?
eral months before the world Ifjfirned that
he was still doing business as ruler of
King Menellk II waa born at Ankobar
July 17, lag*, and was the son of Haell
Mellcoth, King of Shoa He waa said
to be a direct descendant of the Queen of
Sheba atid King Solomon. ?Mer.ellk's
father d.ed when the latter was twelve
y?:ars old, and the throne was seised by
Kassal, ?Governor of Kondor, who took
Menellk captive and proclaimed himself
Emperor. Menellk escaped and pro?
claimed himself King of dhoa.
Menellk as a rular waa keenly ?Jive
to the possibilities of hla country and
made many treaties looking to the dev-u
opment of Abyssinia, which has a popu?
lation of eight million.
Menellk became embroiled with Italy
In :?-7, when he thought that th? Italian
colonies threatened his own dominion. He
gather?id an army of "rO.-DOO men, d?*-****ead?*-d
upon the Italians and whipped them In a
HfiTie? of fights, actually forcing hla own
terms of pt??**? In 1896.
Adowa, the capital of Tlgr*?, In North?
ern Abyssinia, wa- on three or four oocav
seaslons loot?*d and burned. One of the
fiercest fight.?? of the war with Italy was
fought at Adowa, on March la 18!?. when
a crushing defeat was Inflicted upon the
Italians, who lost more than 4,200 whltea
and 2,000 native troops killend and wounded,
more than .?.?'*' prisoners being taken, of
which l.tWO were white. The Abysslnlans
admitted a llss of 3.000. A large body
of Italtans was advanced to av?-jige the
defeat, but the Abysslnlans had retired
Menellk tnvated his prisionera well, how?
ever, and It was said of him that through?
out the struggle he behaved with the
greatest humanity and dignity.
The war, so disastrous to Italy, at?
tracted the attention of the world to
Abyssinia and It?? monarch, and numerous
missions were dispatched to the country.
Menellk declared himself a Christian
and maintained a church establishment in
which there was a strange mixture of
Christianity and heathenism.
The United States came to know Men?*- .
Just wholesome, pure?
W TURKISH BLEND ^
The goodness of this clever
Turkish-Wend has given it
a country-wide popularity !
Ilk best when Robert P. Skinner booAoo.
an expedition of American envoys to
Abyssinia for the purpose of making a
treaty. They were received by the Kiss;
Prince Lidj Jeassu, heir to th? throtko.
Is only seventeen years old. He wan
chosen several years ago by Menellk him?
self as his successor. He Is described an
a youth of great Intelligen?*? and la tha
son of Ras Mlchasl. a prince and **-o?**
ernor of three Abyssinian p***3**ln?Me,
whose wife waa Mer.ellk's daughter. ZaldJ
Jeassu speaks English, French and Qot>
man, and has been Instructed by Eurtv*
It was reported at one time that the
death of Menellk was being auppraasag
and that the Empress was conducting the
affairs of the kingdom unUl LldJ Jeassu
was old enough to take the govertusent
Into his own hands.
SHIPPING STRIKE GROWS
More French Officers in M?ar
seilies Quit Vessels.
Marseilles, Feb. 8??A general strike ef
officers of seagoing merchant vessels sail?
Ing from France Is under consideration by
the Association of Deep Sea Captains
The officers of the Oermania and the
Madonna, of the Fahre Laine, sailing be?
tween Marseilles and New York, to-day
left their vessels and Joined In the strike
begun by their comrades of the Canada
which was prevented from sailing for New
York yesterday owing to the desertion of
the ship's officers.
FIFTH AVENUE at roRTYSlTTrl
ARE old Chinese
an Interesting Exhi?
PBEfJKVT VT?nTTNO CABO
GORER of London
The exquisite delicacy
of these important
specimens from the
Ming dynasty to the
end of the reign of
Keen-lung is as
readily apparent to the
amateur as to tho
On the Way to PHILADELPHIA"
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Diners de Luxe
7, 8, II A. M. 12 Noon. I, 5, 6 P. M.
A DELICIOUS Breakfast, Luncheon or Dinner is served en
route on these "Diners de Luxe." Hard coal, no smoke,
absolute de. ...mess and scrupulous attention to details of
service, make dining a pleasant relaxation on the On Time Road.
A train every hour on the hour
from 7 A. M. to 10 P. M. from Liberty Street; also at midnight,
with sleepers. 10 minutes before the hour from West 25rd St.
Your watch i i your time table
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