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ITALY PUTS OFF
ALL AWAIT WAR
Royal Decree Postpones
Meeting of Senate and
Chaitnbcr Till May 20.
UNION W ITH ALLIES
1 XPECTED SOON
Germane, and Austrian* Rush to
lti\e Press Says Only
Hiraclc \K iH -\\ert Conflict.
May 7. The date
I of the Senate and
? - - has been p.**?!
a', decree until May W
fol the opening of
?? rapidly becoming
The press co-s-ders that
I ? keep Italy
? - C in fever
? that Ger
I hei last effort with
* -ope? for any result
r<--a.e attempt, and the
? s thread still holding
ral r- p 7c= 4 expected
?iTha<.*ador is repcr'ed
te Foreign Minister
conference yesterday af?
? ? -
- .. ng the extreme
?\ monarchy is
leiiton? In?? Confidence.
* secrecy is observed
regar - these eonesaaions, Austrian?
? ave lost COnfl
' uleome of the
l non receipt of a riis
the German school
?? *- closed >'
? th a
? ? wapaper eorre
? - era', German fam
mmediately for Ger?
?vat the Vatican has
rman and Austrian
:meni to-day expressed the
the i the govern
???ta r.ent, and the belief
des that '
? -nrnt. .h view of the
the date for conven?
\ith an accn-.r. shed fact,
hing in Secret < ouncils.
lei us ear.y as 9
a? in consulta
U ar. General
an hour later Premier Sa
Foreign Miniatei f-'~nnino
tatien Shortly after
ture of which has
et council was held
try of the Interior and con
Suddenly to Athens
\ al dispatch
? - - now* at
? ? < nly to
A- ? ? view of i vents which are '
M. Yenizeloa and his ? ahmet resigned
vhea Kin - < - ed a
? recommendation that Greece
; the Allies.
? i?r? 1 y from his
? K ng and himself.
d not return until he
Mrv Harriot Stanton Biatch Re?
fuses to Discu?.?. Influence for
ace of I inor's Loss.
? ' *?. i
7 "Whatever effect
peace < fj
?v o hav gone
H an - .--anton
? ??! p< ?ce efforts hs?
lams and others
-? have stayed at
home hould <!o nothing to hamper the
? g on by talking I
?hou? t thia or that
tch came to .Syracuse thia)
.??tend the banquet givtvi by
k breach of the
? honor of
? the <>non
? d to discuss the
? any way.
"1 *?? woman," she said.,
"?"d war or pi
home, not Inter*
Mr? Fr?der ck R Hazard. vire-prc-i
?aid: "When any war imperils
' ? Ma!.?, innocent men,
h^ome-i and children, it makes us all
St <?r. be made
? ?nd the horrih!?
I ? -?king, even
THINK GERMAN SPY
SET STEAMER AFIRE
Australian Line Men to Investi?
gate Blaze in Vessel at
i/ 720,00? gallons of gai-olene
?tared :? the hold ?.f the steam? ?
? ?? - Au-tralia
?? foot of Pioneer
re which official-*
??as kindled by a
for more thau an
ght. It ?an not extingu.she.i
I the ve?.?-?! had been almost)
swamped by ?tu?-- <,f water from
"'* engines and lire boat-. Six tinmen'
? ; rifle he?:.
? ?.olatilc liquid
burat beneath the
'?evond ?-octroi bel ore
tali? l ? ' Kerrigan ar
' ??as almoi-t impossible lor his
*>?? to -pproacii the ?hip In.
am J. t.?:,.?ior and Zopbar
Mil?? ?ucceeded in directing ?> :cams
?ate the hold at 1 ng range.
Officiait of the I'nted States Aus?
tralia Lin?t will begin at once to invea
British Avoid Great Loss
By Retreat Near Ypres
Will Irwin Says Even Abandonment of Town Itself
Would Give Germant Only Advantage
of Holding Junk I leap.
Bj Will IRWIN.
fyorttti to Tto Ka-a? Tart
N'orthern France ?name of town c
?Ored), May fi. The British retircm.
fo straighten their line beyond Yp
probably was contemplated nor ?u
?he episode of the poison gas attack
'he French, h* ? ;,- ?he Germa
?Wie they failed to break through, i
make a new dip |n the allied line.
The salient at Ypres always has bf
dangerous. Formerly it made a ser
Circulsr loop, with Ypres a little abr
the centre ?after this successful njo'
Blent of the Germans it took the ?ha
of the eye in a hook and eve Fr?
the narrow shank tie Germana co?
rlo much damage. It hecam.
British a question between sacrifici
much life in order to straighten t
line at the r\rer?e of the (ierma
or straightening th.- line ?? their o<
Russians Make First A
tack on Constantinople a
Fleet Pounds Forts.
London, May 7. The first attack
the war on Constantinople is report
in an unofficial dispatch from Ather
It is said three Russian aviators fie
o\er the city, dropping several bom
which are believed to have caused e
g( says also that the Ru
*'?n B fleet bombarded tl
Turki = h forts on the left bank of tl
Bosporus or, Wednesday. Sever
Russian shells fell within about t<
miles of Ci pie.
The artillery exchanges hr'wern t!
warships of the Allie< and the slio
the Turks continue, accor
ing to a dispatch from the Dardanellc
Some vessels aie firing from the Gu
o? Saro?. making use of inflammatoi
?helle. The to\?.n of Mu-dos M? set r
Are 1 uesday.
at Chanak a?id Kil:d Bahr ;
the r>ardar.elles have been silence
while some of those of both
the waterway up to ?apara also prol
ably are out of action, says a dispati
The Turkish War Office dcclarr
that a hattalion of the All:*- wa? ai
Wednesday and thai t?
Tutns have captured strongly bull? h
trenchments at An Burnu and n.'ln
ed heavy losses on the English i
Feddul Bahr, capturing great qi ant
The Official Gazette of th? Na*.r T)t
partaient published to-day 3*i accour
of the landing of French troops on th
Aaiatic side of the Dardanelli
regimenl of colonial infantry, wit
??ne battery of three-inch gurr-, it sa:<
debarkeii at Kum Kalessi, marche
upon Yeni Shehr, and a'tacked a gr?ai
ly superior force.
The French, after fightin-r 'rot
April ?.*? till April 27, took 600 prison
ers and then retired to their -?hip;
having fulfilled their mission of er
gaging the attention of the Turk
the main landing operation
were being carried out in forco on th
LIQUOR TAX PI^
Programme Lloyd George Ac
cepts Bars Sale of Spirits Less
than Three Years Old.
London. May 7 David Lloyd Georg?
Chancellor of the Exchequer, has with
drawn altogether his proposai?- for i
supertax on alcoholic heverage-?. nni
i M4 agreed to a plan of abolishing t h <
cheaper grades of spirits. The govern
ment's programme was outlined in thi
following statement issued to-night:
"As most mischief is done hv raw
cheap spirits of a fiery qualitv. thi
government propoae to substitute foi
thnr taxing proposal a complete pro
hhbition of the sale of spirits less thar
thieo voars old. The trade will re?
ceive time to provide for storage.
"The beer duties are withdrawn
without modification and the winedu
* i - are withdraw I
The proposals introduced in th<
H tuse of Commons the afternoon 01
April 739 by the Chancellor of the ri>.
chequer provided for the doubling oi
the duty on spin's, th<- ?*uadruplin,
of the duty on wines, and on the in
stitution of a graduated tax on beer
The.-e prcpossla were strongly opposed
Taris, May 7 "Le Petit Parisien'
It has been informed that thr
French government will introduce ?
bill prohibiting absolutely the manu
facture, sale and transport of all aleo
hohe drirks during th?- pr ogre as of the
war. Even be*, crag??.-> containing a
alcohol, it is un
id, will be prohibited.
STONE SEES NO U. S.
CONCERN IN SINKING
Senator Says the Lusitania Loss
Is Affair of British
Tnm n ? Trtl i ? ?? I irai '
Washington, May 7. Senator Will?
iam J. Stone, of Miaaouri, chairman of
Committee on Foreign Relations,
and < ? slative adviser of the
Administration in matters of interna?
tional policy, said to-night that he
he must withhold general com?
ment on the sinking of the Lusitania
until confirmation ox the faeta was at
"With the loss of the ship itself,"
said Senator Stone, "the (Jnlted States
has no immediate interest. The In
of .-.irse, regrettable, but
the actual question is one which nust
? . selueively between <>rcat Britain
::-. and is one with which.
ir as I ?an at ptot era, the
? States has no direct concern
"If later information should lis
th? fact that some of the Ameri
can passengtrs nave been killed by
..i drowned when the
ship went down the situation will he
illy altered. In that .-?. nt,
which ha'ppilv at this time seems not
.,, |,a.< ."? irred, the interest of the
| States would become acute."
Petrova Buys Flushing House.
Hai? oiga Pslfsvs, '?< i .
. r. has bought fiom D. E. Win.lle
a res donee at S'ate and Twenty-third
Streets, Flushing, Long I.-lai.d. Mme
Petrova haa also purchased eight lots
adjoining the two on which the house
| is located, and the eontemplatea de?
veloping t*-?-m *nt0 sunken gardens.
expense and st a los? of ?nmi ground,
hut Without lOSI of life. Sir .lohn
French followed 'he la'ter plan.
Even if Ypres || *inally abandoned it
Mean only the abandonment of
I piece of ?.round, ?incc the city is
? "nly a junk heap, ihe German
??nmmuniqup? asserting that the Hnt- ,
i?h are retreating in disorder ?n.l with
heavy loss are invention- Any senou?
action with great casualties la felt St I
<?nce at the bases in the rush of;
wounded Puring the ds*? in which
the Rrniih ma?lc their retirement there,
was almos? ?j lui! in the^neW case? at
th?? hasp hospital??.
The second battle at Ypres is fin?
ished, although a third and heavier,
hnttle may follow. The Germans have
trained some (-round, of no ?peral
I ,<- importance, but the drive for
"alais ,f lhat was what they intended
ha* heen checked again. It is possi- ,
ble th:? was only a defensiv? nttark
aimed to convince the AHi*s of the
1 futility of an attempt to break the
DUNCAN AID PLAN
If Five Others Join In
Dancer May Sail To-day
with Her Charges.
If live o'her rich New Yorkers will
follow the example of Frank A. Van
derlip. Miss Isadora I'unran will he
fiee to sari this afternoon for Athens,
with her twenty-two girl charges.
Miss iMir.cnn was happier Isst night
than at any time since the pall of a
$12.000 debt fell upon her and threat
?ned her departure from this country.
While her appeal thiough The Tribune
brought mai tous inquiries, the
ble result whs the signature
of Mr. Vanderllp to an agreement
which will appease her anxious crcl
"1 am gratified that a man of Mr.
Vsnderlip'i reputation should have
been willing to help me," ?aid the art
?81 la*-; night "He saw at once that
my offer to secure him with my mill
tati m France was suffi
I.'m and now thai lie hat signed the
bo* d 1 hope thai ' . I .? other ?igna
-..-? I need ivi'.l be fot incoming."
The plan incorporated in the agree
with the creditors is for six re?
sponsible men to guarantee the pay?
ment of &fisi Duncan's debts in three
instalments, extending over a period
of six month?. She gives her property
Most Vf the offers of aid that Miss
Duncan Iras received in the last two
days have had strings attached to them.
Propositions for motion picture and
vaudeville engagements have bien le
gion. But ?he has turned a deaf ear
to them and steadfastly refused to he
a party to the combination of art and
Her lirood of little one? la ill high
spirits at the prospect of returning to
tl.eir own land, and the coming voyage
was the one topic of their conversation
"It is terrible to be in such straits,"
the dancer said, "hut I have accom
pli hid one object that I worked for.
I gave my interpretations to 2.1,000
persons each week we appeared at the
Century Theatre, at price? .?-ithin the
reach of all. There ia some satisfac?
tion in that."
$335 FOR DICTIONARY
Work on Tarascan Brings Top
Price at Wilkinson Sale.
The original autograph manuscript
on 281 pagei ol ? dictionary of the
Tarar-can or Michoacan language, hy :
Father F, M Gilbert!, :? Franciscan,
brought tin- ton price, (336, yesterday,
at th? .m, of th?* sale of the
librar) of Paul Wilkinson, of Mexico
City, at the American Art Galleries.
\V. E. <ia'c* wai the purchaser. He
, also ga? e (310 for what is said to he
the firs* printed grammar of the Maya
I language of Yucatan, an?! a revision of
the manuscript of the Maya grammar
I of Bishop Diego I.anda. It is by
'ra'her P. Fr. .Juan Coronel, and wai
printed m 1.20.
The American Mu?eum of Natural
I! iti .-> ami the Boston Public library
were amonj. the bidders and buyers at
., the total of which was
BACON AIDS BRITISH
Former U. S. Secretary of
State to Organize Hospitals.
?H* ?,. .
London. May 7. Robert Bacon, for?
mer Secretary of State of the United
States, has entered the service of the
British governmen'. He has become a
member of the staff of Sir Arthur
Slogged, surceon general of the Brit?
ish army in ihe lield. Mr. Bacon's
duty i- as an orgarii/.er of hospitals.
He weal ' ? uniform of the Bnti*-h
Mi. Bacon'l views on the ?.?-ar are
riui-t vigorous. Krom the out-et of the
"..n he has been non interested in the
Red Cross work in France and has
i! interest in the American
hospital at Pan .
BIG LOAN FOR ARGENTINA
Local Syndicate, with London
Bankers, Raise $50,000,000
Thomas ?V. I.amont, of J. P. Mor?
gan A Co., announced last night that
a syndicate made up of his firm. Kuhn.
Loch _ Co., the National Citj ?ml
the hirst National hanks o? thil eitjr,
together with a group of I or..Ion nan!
er?, headed by Baring Brothers and
Morgan, Grenfel ? Co., had concluded
arrangement! t?> loan |M,0#0,000 to the,
Of this amount $_S.00O.0no is to be
flaced in this country, the balance irr
oiidon. The loan will run five years,
from May I ft, and bear interest at 6 per
cent. Another syndicate, made up of
New York and other American bankers,
, will distribute the bonds here.
Family Gets Aldrich Estate.
Warwick, R. 1. May 7. Ihe cntue
estate of the late Nelson \V. Aldrich.
for thirty years I'mted States Senator'
? from Rhode Island, is left to the fam?
ily by his will, which was tiled to-day'
for probate. The value of the prop-.
' ?rty i.- not given. The will re?]ues1i
that his Warwil.'ate be re- [
tamed by the family always.
Osborne Synagogue Speaker.
Wan.? n Osborne <?f Slag 8iai
deliver the addre*..-, Sunday morning at
Carnegie Hall before the Free Syna?
gogue at 11 o'clock. His subject will
be "For the Prisoner and the State."
Adolf Lewisohn, cnairman of the
Committee on Prisons and Prison La
bor, will also sptak.
FACE NEW FOE
Southern Wing of Austro
Oermans Advances on
POINT NEAR JASLOW
Petrograd Silent on Retreat
Through Galicia, While Ene.
mies Claim Great Gains.
London, Mav 7. The advance of the
Au?tro-German armies in Galicia, ac?
cording to detailed official renorts from
Berlin and Vienna, has brought them
still further eastward, until they are
on a line with Jarlow, and further
south their right wing is engaged with
Rus'ian columns emerging from the
southern slopes of the Carpathians
through I.upkow Pas?.
The amount of war stores captured
bv the pursuing forces is claimed to
be enormous, ami more prisoners are
said to have been taken.
The Petrograd official report, how?
ever, though characterizing the conflict
as "a great battle," and referring to
the desperate nature of the fighting,
contain.? nothing to indicate that the
Russians are in retreat.
The Au?tro-Germans have crossed
the Wialoka River, between Pil?no and
?laslo, the Vienna report say?, and
strong Austrian forces, in the Pukla
Rymanow ?iistrict bar the Carpathian
irads along which the Russians, in Ir?
regular columns, are retreating in a
northerly and northeasterly direction,
pursued by th<* army which opposed
the advance into Hungary.
The Austro-Germans in the eastern
so,-tor of the Carpathian front, Vienna
claim?, are repulsing desnerate Russian
and inflicting heavy losses.
Only a small division of the enemy on
the Vistula still holds out, the Berlin
official report says, and adds that the
Teutonic allies have advanced on the
right bank of the Wisloka River in the
direction of Wislok and across the
In the direction of Mc/olaborez the
Rusaiana claim to have repulsed with
the bayonet six ?igorous atacks and
in the valley of the I.onmitza to have1
gained important successes.
London. May 7. The fighting in the
Russian Baltic provinces and on the
Fast Prussian frontier, though spirited,
it apparently of a sporadic nature,
from the statements contained in the
? fficinl reports from Petrograd and
Berlin to-day. The Russian com?
"In the region of Mitau, in the
province of Courland. our troops have
continued to press the enemy closely.
Tn the direction of Mlawa we occu?
pied the Milages of Marcisze and
Grymki, and repulsed three counter
Repeated attempts of the Ger?
man-- to recapture the farm of Pomi
cany were repulsed.
"the enemy yesterday attempted to
cross the Pihca, in the region of Koz
IOvets, but was repulsed."
The version issued by the German
Army Headquarters says:
"The battles to the south of Szadow
and east of Rosoinie ended la a de?
cided defeat for the Ru sians, who suf?
fered heavy losses. In prisoners alone
they lost 1,500 men, and are in full
"South of Kalwarya, south of Augus
towe and west of Pr/.asnysz, part of
the attacks were repulsed by us with
sanguinary losses. In these battles the
Ru.-sians lost altogether 620 prisoners."
Victory on Hill 60
Claimed by Germany
London. May 7. The British, on Hill
No. 60, southeast of Vpies, are now
apparently bearing the brunt of the
(ierman offensive in Flanders. The
Berlin official report to-?lay refers to
this position a? being in the Germans'
hands and declares that all attempts
of the British to wrest it away from
them have failed
This report does not agree with the
latest statement issued by Field Mar?
shall Sir John French, to the effect
that the F'.n'ish l roop.s had driven the
(iermans from still more of the
trenches they had gained on the hill
through another attack with poisonous
The (iermans cla-in to have captured
.seven machine gun.-, a mine thrower
-?.*;.] supplies of rifles and ammunition.
They report, the British losses as
The French and (ierman communica?
tions announce engagements in tht
Champagne region, in the Argonne, be?
tween the Meu?e and the Moselle and
in Alsace. Fach claims the advantage
ami th? repulse of the other's attack-).
Twenty-nine Residents of the
(.anadian City Among the
I lr r?r?r-<-. to Th? Trlr...-? ]
Toronto, May 7. When the sinking
of the Lusitania was bulletined here
this afternoon excitement in the streets
rivalled the frensy displayed when war
was declared. Not since that timeha\e
the thoroughfares been so ?lacked with
citizens, who elbowed and pushed and
fought to gain a glimpse of the build?
ings where the newspaper announce
menl ?ere displayed.
Prohahly i.o other city 'ii Canada had
so mu h reason t<> be con-*rned with
the fate of the great hner. An unusual
number of Toronto's citizens had sailed
on the LusitSma. Twentv-nine persons
well known in the life of the city were
lis?d among her passengers, and a
laige proportion of the crowd, which
choked the streets so that traffic was
almost impossible for a time, had a per?
sonal concern in the fate of the vessel.
Buyers for the great business firms
of the city were among t'.iose whose
?ate was in doubt. A minister, several
widows ?hose husband.? had been killed
in battle ant ?ho were returning to
F.ngland to live, and a bridal couple
? ere others ?a i.o sailed.
Kxtras were sold as fast as they
could be issued, and far into the night
big crouds itood befoie the bulletin
boards, hoping for some definite news
from relatives and friends.
Flower Show Opens To day.
The Hvrtieuttaral Society of New
^ ork will hold its public exhibition of
flower? in the Museum Building. Ne?
York Botanical Garden. Bronx Park,
to-day and to-morrow The exhibition
will be open from -' till S o'clock this
afternoon, and from ' I till I o'clock to?
morrow. Among the classes for which
premiums are offered are cut flower
claasei, classes for non-commercial
growers and plant claases for non?
USED IN FRAU]
PLAN, IS CHAR(
Two Men Accused of (
taining Rich Returns I
SOLD 1,5,000 AUTOS
WITHOUT MAKING O
Accepted $50 Payments, It
Alleged, and Got Money
William .1. A. Bailey, president
treasurer of the American Hard?*
! and Machinery K.port ( orporat
, ami Channeej Molt, jr., secretar?/
the Chauncey Holt Company, print
at 2.7 West Seventeenth Street, v
arraigned yesterday before In
States Commissioner Houghton chai
?Aith u?irig the mails for fraudu
, purposes. Thejt are said to have
framled persons acquiring territo
agencies in the t'nited States and
eign countnes for the sale of an ai
mobile called the Carnegie. Two n
arrest.?(! ye iterday in Kalama
i Mich., are also said to be involve.
1 the conspiracy.
Bailey conducts the suspected b
; ness in the Whitehall Building a?
tl.000,000 Carnegie (engineering C
poration, in the name office with
American Hardware and Machrr:
Export Corporation, which is not
volved. According to the rompit
sworn to by Postoffice Inspector Hi
McQuillan, the conspiracy was i
eeived on July 21, 1914, and victimi
the Hu?ison Phillip Motor Car C<
pan;,, of S*. I.ouis.
Kdv.it? M. Stanton, A-sistant l.'ni
States District Attorney, said yesi
day that lie had half a dozen c?
plaints of mail swindling agai
I Bailey and his associates. Among th
defrauded. Mr. Santon said, was
postmaster of Lanceford, X. Dak., i
gave $1,210 for territorial rights to :
the Carnegie machine.
Thus far, Mr. Stanton added, no
single Carne?is sutotnobila has hi
built .although it was rcpresenied t
deliveries would begin in September,
To persons in the South and W?
and in South America, South Afr
and Australia, it was represent"?! tl
the Carnegie company was kno
throughout the world for Its soundtie
and that in addition to the Carne?
automobile II Manufactured the c,
negie tractor, sharper and planer.
liustrial locomotive, steei arel] drilli
machin? and wire rope, and that
these were made according to order
an outside factory. The Carnegie Ci
poration, according to Mr. Stanton, h
no plant of its own to manufacti
any kind of machinery, despi'e the ?
travagant statements it issued throu
; the mails.
The plan of the Bailey clique,
, said, was to have ditVerent parts of t
Carnegie machine made to order a
assembled in a factory at Kalama7.<
[ in which the company had acquir
\ property. The agents were supposed
make one contract a year for each 5,0
population in their territory,
According to the police, more th
15.000 carr* were oidered, the deal
paying a deposit of $50 on each ci
The price of the car was $595. In c
ci.lar letters were the words, "The nai
of Carnegie is known the world ove
It is said that Bailey made advances
the Russian government at Petrogr
for the sale of automobiles suitable f
use in the war.
Detectives who called at the Came.
Steel Company yesterday were to
that there was no connection betwe
?he stool company and the CarneR
automobile concern. The name of Bu
ley, they were informe?!, was unknov
in the office.
McQuillan, who li ft last week to i
vestigate the Kalama/.oo factory, win
yesterday that no work was being doi
? on the machine in the city and that 1
had made two arrests of men thougi
' t > be implicated in the conspiracy.
Bailiv and Holt said last night th,
they would have the automobiles rea?
or. time tf the polic" gave them
chance. Without r.no?ving of the ii
vestigation that ha?! ht en made hy M
? Quillan, t|ie\ insisted that the woi
was being done in Kalamazoo.
At the luggestion of Mr. Stanton tl
examination was sel for Friday. Ba
? lev'? hai! WSJ fixed at fft.OOO ami Holt
at $'.5ii0. The National Surety Con
pony furnished bonds.
DUVEENS TO FIGHT
Say in Statement That They Ca
Back Up Words About
While it was generally understoo
, in art circles here when Kdgar Corei
the dealer in porcelains, sailed fo
Liverpo ?1 last Saturday on the Lusi
tania, that he was about to bring sui
against the Duvcen brothers for lihe
or slander, there was surprise whe
the amount of damages claimed an'
the ijit .ils of the suit were publishe
in The Tribune and other newspaper
From a statement Issued yesterda;
by attorneys for the Duvcen? it is evi
dent that they intend to tight the $575,
000 suit when it comes to trial. Ii
1 part it follows :
"While Messrs Duveen are not seek
1 ing litigation they are quite prepare.
: to justify and substantiate, in thi
courts any and all statements whicl
they mav have made and opinions whicl
they may have given. There has beet
a considerable amount of porcelair
>o!d and offered for ?ale in this cit*
which upon investigation proves no
to be of the antiquity attributed to II
' This, of course, militates against botr
?iealers and collector.?, and all of then
should use theil best endeavors to pro
tect themselves on this score.
"As to the particular articles tc
which Mr. (iorer refer?, those will be
the ?ubject-matter of the litigation and
will be properly dealt with in couri
and at the proper time."
OF SHIP'S PERIL
Ex-County Auditor Refused Tc
Re Frightened and Sailed
IB) T>.r_r_j>h lo Ti.r Trl.-unt ]
Cleveland. May 7. Six Clevelander?
and five other Ohioar.s were among the
pa-senger* on board the Lu.itania.
Robert i Wright, rrftv-four. former
t ounty Auditor, wai on hi? way to hi?
, old home in Scotland for his annual
Mr Wright ?.a*? one of Tom
! 1.. Johnson's proteges Mrs. Wright
ssid to-night thst her husbsnd had
: been warned, ss were msny other?, that
1 the Lu?itania might be sttscked. hut
thst he ssid no warship would ?end the
j Lusitenis to the bottom without nr?t
removing the pssssngers. and that he
I was willing to lake a chance.
WASHINGTON SQ. PLAYERS
Bill of One Act Plays Given at
The Wa?hingtr,n Square Player? gave
the third hill of th? ?ea?on last nigh
at the Bandbox Thratr?-. prOBCnling
four one-act play.? "In April." by Ro*e
Pa?-or Btokee; "Forbidden Fru?'." by
(ieorge .lay Smith; "Saviora," by F?'
ward ?ioodman, and "A Miracle of 81
'Anthony," by Maurice Maeterlinck.
"Saviors." a ?tory of a mother and son,
the son marrying his mistress ami n
the end being forgiven by his mother,
was really beautifully acted by *.|ic
Harrington in th?- part of the me*her.
The play was well and tersely v. rit'T.,
bul would have been improved ha-! Mr
Goodman omitted several speeches, vul?
gar in theneelves and entirely e I
keeping with the character of the
Th.- best acting in the Maeterlinck
play was by Helen Westley as the
woman who was r-iised from the dead
by Rlessed St. Anthony. There was
throughout much to be praised, ?spe?
cially in the staging, but the action
too often ?u(Tere<l from the slow pace
ef -he performers. Thi? was especially
true of "Forbidden Fruit."
ONLY TWO OPPOSE
Governor Likely to Sign Bill
Requiring Annual Statements
iVtrvn a ?-?ff I'orTaa-w !?i-f of Tt,e Trthir? 1
Albany. May 7. Only two persons
r.ppeared in opposition at the hearing
before Governor Whitman to-day on
the bill of Senator (i. F. Thompson re?
quiring the filing of an itemized ac?
counting with the Secretary of State
each year of all moneys collected and
expended by charitable organis?t
The bill, which i? aimed chiefly at the
organized charities of New York City,
passed the Legislature almost unani?
mously. Religious corporations are ex?
empted from its provisions.
Ainsley Wilcox. of Buffalo, said that
under the provisions of the act the
United States Steel Corporation and
other corporations engaged in social
service among their employes would
have to tile reports.
"Everything in the way of an a??o
ciation. excepting religious corpora?
tions and homes for the aged, will have
to tile annual reports, at a great ex?
penditure of time anu money,*' said
Mr. Wilcox. "This is unjust and ab?
Bishop Richard H. Nelson, of this
city, also spoke against the bill. Ques?
tions asked of Mr. Wilcox by the Gov?
ernor indicated that the hill will be1
Senator Thompson made a spirited
defence of his measure, which, he said,
had not been opposed in the months it
was before the Legislature.
JERRY TRAVERS ENGAGED
Ex-Amateur Golf Champion to
Wed Miss Dorris Tiffany.
Jerome Uunstan Tracers, who as
"Jerry" Travers || known as one of the
shininc: litrhts of the golfing world, is
to wed Miss Porri? Tiffanv. daughter
of Mrs. Walton < uyler Tiffany, of
Newbureh. N. Y.
M.ss Tiffany is a leader in the social
life of the Hudson River town, and she
sad her recently made fianc? have been
close friends for some time. The an?
nouncement created little surprise
among their friends.
Mr. Travers won the I'nited States
amateur golf championship in Inl?
and 1918. He was defeated in li?14 by
Francis Ouimet. He is also well
known as one of the game's foremost
authorities in America.
Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, president of
the National Woman Suffrage Associ?
ation, disavows all responsibility for
the Philadelphia suffragists who sought
-.. gel a promise from President Wil?
son that he would see their represcn*
atives on the occasion of his visit to
the Quaker City on Monday.
"1 am very hopeful that we shall
have the support of Mr. Wilson when
the i-uestion of suffrage for New Jer?
sey women goes to the voters of that
state on October 19," she said yester
dsy. "In the meantime we are willing
to let him take his own time and his
own way of expressing his views. The
national aaaocistion has never ap
prove?! ?f the policy of heckling public
Undeterred by Pr. Shaw's disapprov?
al or by the President's refusi*' *o re?
ceive Mr?. Lawrence, jr., and Mr?.
Harry Lowenburg, the Philadelphia
women whr? tried to call at the White
H..I1SC- to ask Mr. Wilson to receive
ISBM Pennsylvania women when he
goes to their state, Quaker City "suffs"
are preparing a series of protest meet?
ings to take place Monday. Some New
York women will go down to help.
"It makes me furious," said Mis. Will?
iam Colt, one who ?- going, "to think
that the President will go to Philadel?
phia to meet newly naturalized men
and that these men will vote upon the
qjettion rf woman's enfranchisement,
next November. So we are going to
street meetings in Philadelphia wher
ever the newly enfranchised men are
?een together. We are going to have
street meetings and let the President
know what we think of him."
Chief among the suffrage happening*
of to-day in New York is the big
luncheon of the Fmpire State Cam?
paign Committee, at the Hotel Astnr.
Governor Whitman an<i Mi?. Whitman
have accepted an invitation to be
there. Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt will
Woman Suffrage Party.
A ?tr??i in??'?ng ?til * I?? r.mpMr.? S.,uar?
far th? I ? ? it;. Manhat?
tan Wi-man -?ulTra?-? Par??. ?t I p in
? ?Mini ?1.1 bf ImM a* riftl -Irth
Kiraft iitd 11 II 1 ?-ra-alM. I ?it h AiartoMy Platrli-t.
Ma ? lai >?<mai S'ifTraie Parti at 4 p m
A lartalru' mf'tl'ij r Iba 7-li A?.?rab!r DU
tri Mai atta VVcmbi B t*i .???? Parti win b?
hfi.l a- ? i ? ?? Str-aH at ? p m
I 4 ? . - i f the <vi"?
Woman Suffraa-i Pin ?in )* li?:.| .
?1 . \\ i.aam I. K-n Slaa-la? al <
? art M.-? '. | ?tl - <? Mjr' ? A?.-'. IM
a : Km'raon Hum I Stil Aaaatabl) Ofjirtrt. B;i,oli
u a g ifTral?- I'arijr at I IS P BJ.
4 rapt I < tut H? lat A?.?m*i r 1)1?
: Woman KurTrif? l'arr>. aril
.- ' ? O ?? t p m Th? tptttrt
I ?1 Van- !'? ?-, S|..*f
? . ?'.' m??-i? ?7 I bal aid ?? Tnmpklr-iTU'a
H<ju?r? i?t A?.?n,i.> Iiuirt'i. Bl?-;.a<?ril Woman
? ?. Parti a- ? p m
A ?tr??t oi??-l**f ??I.I cm h?; I ?? Has - rn?r et
Mmii ?Util Sir??: ?..I H-oa-twav )7?h Aa??mr?lr
Ml ..allai- Woman s .?frai? Tar'), at I'M
\ ?"?aaa ?ill I* rr? !? ' ? ? Italian ?iu?rl'-'?
t A.??-ra*?:y PU'ri I, Mi.1.?"?:, ? ma::
s .?-a?? l'a.- ?
The suffrage \an of the Women's
Political Union will make its first im?
portant pilgrimage from the East Side
to the financial district on Monday, May
10. after a farewell meeting at 12
o'clock. A reprsentative group of Fast
Side women will escort the van down
DelaaMS sad Ksansara street?, through
Lafayette Street and Park Row to
Broadway, acrons Wall Street to Broad
Street -?.nd Exchange Place. A trum?
peter on horseback will go ahead of the
\an, which will be drawn by two white
horses. At Broad Street and Exchange
Place the van will be piesented to th??
women of th financial district by the
w?men of the East Side. Among tn I
speaker will be Mrs. Nora Braten
de Foreat, Mis? Alberta Hill and Mr?.
Inez Milholland Boissevain. The meet?
ing at Delancy Street will break up at
1 o'cloek, at the parade expecte to
reach Wall Street at 8:30 p. m.
I WEDDING TO-DAY
Ceremony Will Take Place
in Trinity Church, Hew?
lett, Long Island.
MISS MARION DF. KAY
ENGAGED TO DR. ROUS
Mrs. LKdward N. Breitung Olvei
Dinner for Lieutenant Fre?
mont, U. S. N., at St. Regis.
Miss Margaret Seton Porter, dauf?ter
of Mr and Mrs. H. Hobart Porter.
will be married to J. Norton Ijam?.
of this crty, this afternoon at rc;?0 in
Trinity Church, Hewlett. Long Island.
: Miss Dorothy Dwight Potter will be her
; sister's maid of honor, and the brides
, maid.? will he Miss Helen de Korest
Griffn, Miss Mari" Louise Pixon, Mi?*
Gertrude B. Pardee, Miss Margaret P?. j
Warren. Miss Porothy Anderton and
Miss Helvetia 0rr. of Chicago.
Katharine Pelano Porter and Mis?
Alison Philips will be f
Wilder Coodw-.n will be be.?t man, ._ r i ? i
the ushers will be .1. Fahy< Cook. Rid
ney P. Henshaw, Harry M. Addinsell, '
Antonio Lazo, jr.. Seton Porter, P.os?
P. Harrison. William B. Boulton, jr..
, and Pr. G. Adams I.eland, jr., of
After the ceremony a reception will
he held at Lauderdale, the country
home of Mr. and Mrs. Por'er at Law?
Mr. ?nd Mr?. Charles de Kay. of 41?.
\Ve?t Twenty-third Street, announce the
01 gagenien* of their daughter, Mr??
Marion F.ekford de Kay, to I>r Peyton
Rous, of l-j*. Last Sixty-second Street
I?r. Rous is the son of the late Charle?
Rous. of this city and Baltimore. He!
is a member of the sta-T of the Rocke
I feller Institute for Medical Research,
i The weddding will take place in June.
Mr. and Mrs. William Alexander,
who hive spent the winter at the St.
Regis, are the guests 'or the week
end of Mr. and Mrs. Ormond (i. Smith
at their country place at Oyster B.\.
Mrs Ldward K. Breitung gave a
dinner last night at the St. Regis for
Lieutenant Fremont. I'. S. N. The
guests, numbering twelve, were seated ?
at one table, which was decorated
with a centrepiece of spring flower?.
Mrs. Robert Olyphant. of 70 West
Fifty-fifth Street. ga\e a dinner 'o?
lowed by dancing last night at,
Fraunees' Tavern. 101 Broad Street.
The guests numbered about sixty.
S. Bryce Wing, ?on of Mr. and Mr?.
L. Stuart Wing, has been confined to
hi? home, fi West Forty-eighth Streit,
for several day* with a mild att.irk of
typhoid fever. Mr. Wing attended 'he
race? at Hewlett Park, Long Island,
last Saturday with his fianc?e, Mis?
Marie Tailer. and wa? taken ill the
Mrs. French Vanderbilt left tte St.
Regis yesterday for her home in New?
port. R. I.
Mr*?. Colin Carter is s guest of
i Justice and Mrs. Charle? E. Hughe? at
? their home in Washington.
Mis? Eleanora Sears and Mis? Ethel
McCormtck are the guests of Mr?.
Alfred G. Vanderbilt at the Hotel
Mrs. Frederick Pear?on and her
daughter, Miss Lesley F. Pearson, will
leave the city to-day for White Sul?
phur Springs, W. Vs., where they will
spend several weeks at the Greenbrier.
- - -
Mr?. Byam Kerby Stevens ha? closed
'her house. 11 East Seventy-eighth
Street, for the summer and i? at the
Gotham for a short time before ?oing
to Sunnyhome, her country place at
! Lenox, Mass.
Mr?. Robert E. Westcott srrived in
town yesterday from her coun-ry place
at Irvington, N. Y., and is at the St.
I Regis. _
Charies Stewart Pavison. of 37 West
Fifty-fourth Street, will give a lunch?
eon at Sherry's on Wednesday for
Miss Gwendolyn Frothingham, daugh?
ter of Dr. and Mrs. Ru-hard Frothing?
Mr. and Mr?. George Barker Hoilg
man left the Gotham yesterday for
their country place, '?mesaket, at Red
Bank, N. T.
Hamilton Russell, who has been the
guest of his mother. Mr?. William
Hamilton Russell, 271 Lexington Ave
nue, returned vesterday to Csmbri'lge,
NEW POLICE DEPUTY
IS UP TO ALDERMEN
Board of Estimate Approves Ap?
pointment of $6.000 a Year
The Board of Estimate yesterday
adopted the report of the commit'? ?? OH
e-< and grades providing for the
position of a Fifth Deputy Police Com?
missioner at a ?alary of $6,000 annually.
The resolution will have o go before
the Board of Aldermen and r-venue
hond? authorized by that body for the
payment of the ?alary. When the new
deputy i? appointed he will have charge
of the Borough of Queens.
The board voted against the propo-ed
plan of having outside men and women
as telephone operators at Headquarter?.
The Commi??ioner contended that the
work wan more or le?? secret and
. ?hould be done by member-) of the uni?
A letter wa? received by .he Board of
Estiaate from Stewart Browne railing
attention to the i..ct that a city er.
ploye?' league was being formed. He
requested an investigation as to ??to
wa? behind the movement and wh> paid
for the card? ?-f membership.
WHAT IS GOING ON TO-DAY.
? Irse mtaatseam la Ufe? Amsrkiti Muasuni et ?? >? i
li ? ? r? M.in.p?'lUn Musc-uni of An. Seo Vori?
I ti'si Park. torn C.rUan-t l'_r_ Mu*
( Arilsai of I nliH Kui-_ ?UOOU tel s a
?ntjr-nlR.li ?ri l'.sih air**?? 'j t ir. .
\n? i Mu. ?ir , um , > laiirai ;?. coa ?
? ii ? ? i i. s' ??*st i'??-:?. fourtli Str-rt
b > ytai
Ms ? Ml: ,.n a? ? ir> Ha... : p. tu . fj'?l
slfl I to || p. u,
?i? A.sAr'stio-n of t r.f ra ?M TS-dtMS.
il A.pu.. 1 p. n.
? ? ft the ?T.*r?<ur? Th-aus Club. U?X#1 Man
. ,lp m
' ' I? "?? A ? ? ? > I
\,a ? ISO, . [ ?
\jt . tm tat efftSt of ths? N??s York Hums for
? ?a.'.-cnra. II.'?I ?iotii_j_, : p b
I. "1 'li? Assolais slumiif ??>! H?.*i'?r ? o. ???
? Ted .' : -0 p m
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,.,....n *.,_,. | r B,
! Spin* : '? ?' * ktttm of .1.? .f?, int*,..?
Car? - m l ni
?, -t i'e (,~.j >?lio_i;,ip (,'lub. H.tl*?. T S
I P ?
? . ?A I IMMI on Arris: Na?i|i
1 MoraiUn < liurrfi. WUklna Ai.-iu. anii
m. ?*????-?. Tn* Sttm. I p m
Mmhi-s ft IM P?*?f?l?'? Puhli- l_t_t-_t I-?*.? ?"'??
u-oprtlll-D (?ardan. Si.__..? ?nd Twn.'.i tnU.
Sir*?*!. I p m
Dar.r? undar th_ Itusto? < f th? Bo_M nl - ? ?
i il-r.. et i?**-1?? __<*! rtrrtttloo c?au_*. *Sta Seel
PERSIAN CUP BRINGS $565
T. Whitney Buys 12th Century
Relic at Anderson Oallerie?.
A royal Vert'o.r\ cip of ?
wa< excavated ?*.
-. wa? the subject of keen com?
petition ,n -he bidding yesterday it the
fourth ?es?ior. of the ?ale, at the
\ on Galleriee, of the collection
of ?"h no?? nnd Persian porcelair? and
pottery. The c ?p. ? ??-nr
white p??!?? covered
gla/e, over nally
knocked down for $?'??,.*> ?he highest
price of the day -o T. Whitr.c
al?<> paid lll.i for a Per?ia.n t-' ?
the sam? period, which was exhib.ted
in Mun.ch in 1910.
B. If. Crawford gave $210 for a
ronical-shaprd Per? an coup?? of '
??-nth century, which wa? e<c.v.ited
at Hamadan Accba-ana I I
was the purcn*<er. at $170. of a large
Hue and white pear-shaped jar,
decorated with pruass bloeeoma. Th?
total of the aeseion was $3,747, and of
?he sale to rj . ; , .., tk.
$640 FOR CHINESE CARPET
Sale of Heinze and Rospigliosi
Collections Nets $9,577.
Spil g characterised
terday i?f*r?r**oon-?. ?<*s?;on of ike ??I?-.
at Silo's Fifth Avenue Art Galleriee,
of the Heinze an?) Rosp:gho?i collec?
tions. The highe?? pree **a? $-?40.
paid by W. H. IU.1 for a Chinese
carpet ?vith a rich cream groupe,
tice decoration and imper.al
Edward P. O'Reilly, a- ,-,g?-rt. ga?e
$400 for a mahogar.y Empire bedroom
mounted with ormolu.
a pair of African serpentine
marble pedest.i ?
capital? of dull gold 'apt I. R. Po
Laaaar paid $.'70. The total of the
se??:..r was $?.f>77. and of thi* sale to
date lia 8S7. Th.- tapc.T i
?old a; the clo?ing ae
HENRY MARK ANTHONY.
Henry Mark Anthony, ft n I e( the
-p*ia-or Aldnch. of Rhode Island?
died at his home. :'.'.'. Weal y | Ave?
nue, yeateittay. He spent the early
part or h-s life in Provi.ler.ee. wher?
he flrat knew .\tr. Aldrich. "
Khode [?land in lvs70 to er.ter the corn
in >. ?? w
He was seventy?fosr years s d l'nt*l
hii death he wna active in the Wew
? ! Society and the
( Hnrrber of Commerce. He leaves a
?reo son? and a daur
Aapinwall, B ht. Taas, Renrj I'
Birney Josephine T R ? K.
Bronaon, Filen P ' . ?'.
Chambers, Margaret H ood. Juhn.
ASPINWALL Bes?ie M Aspinwall
? nee Reed1, wire ef the lat< Bsv?
John A. Aspinwall. May I, at V
ley, Cal., in her 73d yeit
services at St Bartholomew'! chape!,
4 tth st. and Ma?lison ??
Muy 10, at ID o'clock. !:
BIRNEY AI Roosevelt Hospital, ei
Thursday, May I, 1911, Josephine
Young Birney, beloved daughter of
Henry and Anne MaeOM Young, in th.?
sixty-eighth year of her ace
neral services will be he'd at the
residence of her daughter Mr? !'?
I.ancey Nicoll. 23 East 39th st . I
Saturday morning, May H. a*. M
BRONSON Ellen Phillips, w.fe of th
late Henry T. Bronson and daughter
of Samuel Phillipe ?nd Elisa
Mav 6, at 2M East Rock Roa.I, New
Haven, Conn., in her 72<l*vear. Fu?
neral private. It is requested that
no flowers be sent.
CHAMBERS At Yonkers. on Thurs?
day, May fi, 1111, Msrgarel
Chambers, widow of Re.. George
B. Chambers, P. P. of Hnrn?burir,
Penn. Funeral private, interment
at Harrisburg, Penn. Ph ?adelphui
and Harnsburg, Penn., papers pleas.?
1 TLZO On Friday, May 7. 1916, in
Quebec, Canada, Henry Fr-wici?, be?
loved husband of Helen S*one. Fu?
neral at convenience of family.
WHITE At his home, 119 Franklin at_.
Astoria, N. Y.. on F;id.-\.. May 7,
Robert King White, ?n the 77tu year
of his age. Funeral services will be
held at the Church of th?? RedeOMSr,
Crescent and Temple tta., Astoria,
on Monday. May 10, at l":10 a. m.
WILLIAMS Suddenly. Thuraday morr
ing, Theodore (nickering William-.
Funeral services at Beaton, King'a
Chapel, 3 o'clock, Sunday, May 9.
WOOD 0s Friday, May 7, 111 ?, .John
Wood, in his '.-?-?th year, at his resi?
dence, It Maple av., New Rochelle,
M. Y. Notice of funeral h rcufter.
MANHATTAN AND THE BRONX.
CALLAHAN, Catherine. fin? West l.'.d
4* . 'day I. Funeral to-day.
DREW, Walter. 4M Third av., May ?.
EA8TON, Mvra. 1-'? West V th it, Map
?. Funeral to-day.
HARC.RAVE, Mary, 707 Sr. Nicholas
av.. May 6. Funeral to-day.
LAHEY, .lohn. 929 East Tftk st., May IS.
MAHER, <'athenne, 217<i Eighth av,
, POLAND, 'atherine. 34? U est 42-1 it..
May ?. Funeral to-day.
ROONEY, Thomas, 224 * Fourth ?t.,
BAVER, Thomas. I'll Wc.--t 57th st.
May ?"?. Funeral to-day.
ASCHER, Henry. *4!1 Thirteenth av..
May f. Funeral to mofn-w.
BOOTAY, Ed. 1?re. .'?'.?1 Maicy av., May
fi. Funeral to day.
MATTHEWS, Herbert. 2? Chestnut st.,
May ?7. Funeral private.
MORAN. Saiah, US 77th ?:., May ?.
NORRI8, Mary. 170 SchaefTer st., May
?i Funeral to-morrow.
ROOME Louisa. 132 Pulaeki st.. May ?.
RUSS, Julia, 395 Clermont av., May 6.
WOOD) Susan. HO Hooper ?t, May 7.
? ral to-morrow
NEW .1ER.s ET
PYER. John, Newark. May I Funeral
GRANT, Cells, Jersey City. May V
HARPER, Elizabeth. Jenev < it v. May?.
KENNEY. Anna, Jersey City. May 5.
LEEN. Patrick, Jersey City. May V
MAN LEY. Jane. Newark, May B,
Ml ELLER. Adolph, Hoboken. May 4.
.-( Hil'.MER. Barbara, Newark. May 4.
BABJC8CH, Albert, Collef?- Point, May 4.
HOLLER. Sophia. Evergreen, May 4. ?
i U NE, t atherine. Huntington, May I.
COLLINS. Charles. Dunton, May 4.
HANAS, Frank, Woodhaven, May 4.
IRWIN. James, Long Island City. |
JAFFE. Hannah, Roclaway Beach,
MILLER. H ill.am. Manha??et, May S
MORRIS. Lydia. Morris Park, May 5.
WILD. Anna, Corona, May 4. Funeral
THE nOOOLSWS f KMETEBT.
1 IJid 0t By Harlem Train ?nj by Troll?/.
Cffl.?. I? tut Sid SU M. T,