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THE SUN, JVIONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1912.
of normal sn and over nee, vntylnc nr
cordinc In whether up In fifteen years nr
up tfi fourteen and n half years is ne
t enter! as the linnnal use limit for rn'ii
plcfint; the elementary schuols, vitiate
all (lie az" Ct'.ldo rcpo'ls made by the
City Superintendent of SelumS from m
In 1911 inclusive "
Mlrr tar Mntlsflcs I ... .ol til . t .
In the body of hi report I),- llaclun.iti
proceeds lo -; this forth. He his l.i'icn,
n has l.ecn stated, live elementary sellouts
of thicily. having a lotnl or tiei tect-ter
for'iJie I'ebruiry or lime term llitl of
v.j3 pupil. 'Ihete wan one elementary
school in e.ieh borough selected h( r.itidnni
Mf children had an itidetlmte length of
lirno in which lo obtain an education."
thie report My?, "the fact that they be-
ctnto over ae or fell behind would have i
tit) educational HiRiiiticance "
-Hut it (loe have l".nifk'Hln.e, he tie.
rllm because .hMdirn in l,irKe mini- i
bM drop out of schools permanently at .V
Ih ac of It. I here are liRUreK to show
(inr out m oar 1 I n ri vi nrno .iron enn :
l,fore rompletinK the work or the llflh I
ilfop- niit before comp'elimc the work ,
ofthe sixth vear four out of ten drop out i
before completing the work of the seventh
ywr and live out of ten drop out brlore
completinc the full eicht wars
KTh number of over ace pupil- in a
sih'ool iyMsni Is therefore an index of ihe
probable number of children who will
drop out permanently from school before
completincthe course of study, and hence
definite know ledKe of the number of over ,
n?r children in the system supplies the
PM or nwcinc or tne emciency or in
cfflciency of the organization and I'dmm
Utration of the particular system of
Cost of HnekiTarri I'nptls,
Orer age alfo means extra expense. Pr
Bnchman adds Special clases have to
Ihs orpani7ed to help
pupilr alone. He find
these over .ice I
that there weie
fit such classes in New ork on May :n.
' 1st? He figures that il increased the cost
of educating the particular pupils j u-t
Ml per cent .
lr. Baehman gucs an illustration of the
Vy in which figures have been found for
the Superintendent's teports.
"The City Superintendent made hi first
nee grade report in lix'l." he says. "The
rAnAfl mailn fnr .ho irrnilps flf lhl'
.- . . ,
foveral years and made before promotion.
that i. before the grades and classes
.wj.- ,,, ,.llll,.r.i .... ...... ....
report for Itin.". was also made for each of
the several grades, but was made after
promotion, that W. after the grades and
oTasses were reorgani.ed for tile new
"The reiort shows a reduction in the
tiUmber of over age pupils in ltn-5 over IWM
of 7 per cejii Th I iiy Superintendent
by making hi report in 1911 for the grades
of th" several years - first year, si-cond
Vv-ar instead of for each of the several
grades -IA. lit and by making his re
port after promotion was able to iep.tr:
for the elementary schools of th" ciiv
T.M per cent, more pupil under age.
.; per cent more pupils of normal age
and If...'1) per cent. Ies pupils over age
than if holiad made hi age grade report
at in 1sn(. before promotion.
Aur firnrle Mnmlnrd In I se "I'nlse."
""In a word, the reported reduction in
tjio iercentg" of over age children
TVas clue solely to changes in the statistical
t'Age grade standards, therefore, which
fjirmit such change- in the reported I lu vear have, in i
number of iiunils under age. normal agehi.nl an abundance of
itirnl.pli mere tutistli-nl I
IV ".' . I
changes, are not only false but the report
bawl on such standards give.s no correct
jdea of the actual cge grade conditions
in lh school- "
" fir Itach'uan doe? not pass upon the
question whether the age grade standard
tor completing th" elementary cotu-e'
HlOUld be up to I.", nr up to If. v..arK,
il t. . ... t .... .. . I ",u 1.
He goe- after llr Maxwell on boil, 1 e
los say Ih.v to .lirtiun nccuratelv
irhihera pupil ii- under age. nrnroal age
or over ac,e the test must ,e ,ipihei
Jipon entering and compleitng each of
Ihe seyptal grades. I
.Vr. Maxwell, he llecl.lles. Ijses Ihe age
grade Hiandard for "being in the grad.
Age grade reports Hhnul.l be made both
at th" end oi tne year lor the oiiiciai
xyvyar as a whole. Or Haelunaii sayt. und
JM tne ncginning oi ine year.
5'1'he primary object of the reports at ,
the end of the vear is to give definite
Information with tespe'ut to the number,
jf pupils in the total or net register for'
Inn official year, of all ages, in th,. end ;
Ihat policies may be adopted v,heiehy
the number of over age. pupils may be '
deduced. ' I
The chief object of the report made
rr. ,i... i . ,.r .i . . 1
( the beginning of th.. year is to give
flie number of pupils actually m each clas.
jpom nntl in each school of the svsieiH
Jmder age. normal ago and over age to
She end tiiat tin- information in.iv be
Hled properly to clat-i-ifv pupils and
Jiroperly to adapt ihe materials and
(iieiunti!- in iiisii iiciihii-
IIoit vlnnTell rrrnl.
5Pr Maxwell proceeds altogether dif.
:ferentlv, according to Dr Hachtnan
j His reports arn based on the register
jrrf June so, when the schools closed for
instruction; they are made afler promo
lion and from the point of view of the
'Stxade in which the children will be reg
IMerrd at the opening of ihe school year
v In other word, Dr Baclunan Intimales
that Dr Maxwell shaves off several
"months in the ages of all pupils. He de.
'clnres lhat these reports are valueless m
teachers and principal., and do not supply
"cVatiit" information on tho age grade
ptrftus r.f ihe system as a whole.
Pr ftachman then brings in his five
Mli'.ols with three reports 'Ihe Urn! is
.Uhet Dr Maxwell would report on the
liti ' . fifteen basis and tho ace for "heme
ni '.l.e grade" standard compiled in .Juno I
-JHle wniilil find 11 Tl .er cent e.r Ihe pupils
,jinder age, into per cent nflhe pupils
nf iioriml age and :'3.".' per cent nvcr
V Had he taken this same up in fifteen
s-'iindjr.i and made his report as of the
.licvsiiming and the ending of that same
ijichool year, ho would have had IT Ml per
trcnt under age, tu.ti.j per rent of normal
age and f." oa per cent, over age. .g.nn
t he had mailo up to fourteen and a half
'Jjiifc uasjs lm would have had 17 vo per
;f;-it under age, '.'I M per cent of unimal
.TVf.e and fio.ria per cent oer age
l.rfl Hut Many Pin. Us,
V In the fuuhc!' analysiN of the methods!
l.v wriicu ir .ti.'.Aweii geis ins iigures i
Pr Itaelimnii says plainly that the llgmes !
'Jx-p from reiecteit classes ge grade re-tt1oj-t.
ihe liiveslignlor ilechires, should
fjlielllde all pupil on reginer. exclusive
of those transferred or promoted (hiring
j'Oie course of the oflloj.il year 'I his should
include not onlv l ho tegular classes of
'the several grade, hut the rapid ndvanee
inient claic-e the (' I) and K clas.-c. ihe
tldcfelive speeeli classes and tho triiniit.
I'pareulal and ptobationnrv classes
Dr Maxwell since !i.i.".. Dr Uaclunan
jjtotat.s nut ft om ihe official report, has
jtjnlr romped pupils m ihe regular cia. fes
of the f,evetal grades on register ,n the
Jepd of the, year when Ihe whooU closed
"111 . nnseqijenc'e " III" exper s;)v
eflatly "ihe ago grade reports of tho fit v
fiupcriDtcridcnt of School)) sine" ps are
uot .ik'" crude report forjllie olcnientnry J
schools, nf llio clly ill nil, but merely necv
rhuic reports in inn rcRilinr cihssom in ine
""MmhI unities, nml by rcusoii of Inkini;
in) iiccouut vvliainvcr of the lens f thou-
. iinils or )Miiln ttmt (Imp from I he ii'jsil
In'' clnoKPH ilurliiK tin- enurse ol I In1 olliriiil
i your, llii-y me bin i.irtil mid Inooniplele
roporln even for tin- pupil" in Hit' ri'KUlnr
classes " tt
Krlllnu Unit ii In I'crcciilnKCSi,
I llr I.Hclinian iiRaln noes l.nck In his
live schools Dr Max well's, way would
' show onlv '.':i '2'2 per cent of pupils of the
I ri'Kiilnr clnss.M over line It ho were In
'include .ill I lie pupils that should hi'
(Oltlitcd III!1 IMnllll VVIillId he to Mt pr
cent over iiu' That I nil 1 1' up In
fifteen ImioIh On tin1 up In loiirteeil anil
a half y 'a rn baW lie would have nj.t-'
!'! rent of t he tegular olas pupils back
ward ami in the whole school nn S" per
cent of tin- pupils w ho hail fallen behind
I lio-e errnis ill ttle inputted milliner
r . .moils, varv im from an tin
per cent i, c.. ,s per cent . hcookIIiik to
whether the up to llfteen or til" Up lo I
fourteen and a half ve.ir.s s'audiirds are
;.01lu,rilll, .,,. ,.(..tarv schools.
V,l1n id,, ace srade reportH made '
.Uy. ' '.!'' V . . " ."' ? ..
m. nu miun .' i , , , . . . . . . . i ...-u ... ..r h.-m.
v'' "; tnr purp.Mes of (nfomml Ion. I s-lonrr has done noihln.: toward Invcstl- r.)lion f,f vIc0 ,, imm,Mi,.y."
U "'"U-nlln Wf. ! the department are; AftPr fll,,her euoy of the Teutonic
The invesimatiM- tlien Koe on to ih.. I uiid".erx nl. hfrause the t 'ommlsslonor . race and numerous profound teflertions
ouks a tepoit of llr Maxwell that "there I for many weelts lias breii carrylns on a !'lp iti?en demand the removal of lbs
"no e v i m proves., ve e-,
riuikt. kiiif.i, Hull in It I ... imp f.ml nl iiv'i,
ne children in tile itratle. decrease of
liomn: per cent in tl':t to -.M ,T in IIMI . "
llln Inerrnse In speelnl Clnsses.
"Onlv by inclndtiu; the children that he
doe and bv making his reports as he
does has the Supcntllendeiit been nhle
to iv this "is the coinm"iit "He failed,
him(V(,Pi )f) 10,u , jn ,,s r(,por. tl);1
ptrCMn or o tr Ji iiiiM irnii ill tiim cjrflMf'n 1
wim only for nioM fhlldrni on r.ixter I
.i;;;, '.ha; t'nUTK.:;;
taken of t-ns of thousands of pupils who
bad been in the grades, but who had
dropped from ihe schools temporarily or
Thirty thousand tune bundled end '
of the city of New York alone diirinc the
eoure of the l-eliruarv-Iune term or
IHII He failed to point mil 111" fact that
th" number of pupils taken from the
regular classes of the several grades mid
put in siiocial ('. D and K. classes had
increastil from n few hundreds in itvis
to2s.s:m in ion "
lr. Ibichmati makes the following
r hit lines llreoiiinienileil.
1 That an age graele n-port be made
.1' Ihe enil ot the vear lor tne oiuctal veae
,. ,., I, .., I ,,,, , I, ..,,, ,,! ,.
iir" jl( ,:,,,.,., v , rii f ,.:7u.
Patfo1 wl1Il ,,. i,asc'itifornmtioii ne-d.-d
HIT II KUIU, till.
I'bat nil age grade report be made
fit the beginning of th vear t supply
i.icis upon wmcn principals enu ie.vn-i
...I.. ... ...I I.. . .. !.,,,!,
.'1 T IIKI. I, 'I. Ill lllt.Klllh . Kl lll. I, I, I,"
,..i,l i..-..nr.-vl..e- .... il. ii.si . net ir. ..f !
.1 That underage, normal age mid
overage b judged from the point of View
of entering or completing each of the
s"Veral glades, instead or from the point
f view of the age grade stividards fur
being in Ihe grades of the several years.
Dr. Mftlticll Won't I nnitnel.t.
llr. Maxwell, t itv Superintendent, at
his home in Hushing la-t night said that
as he had not read llr Hachtnan's report
lie would not dis-uss it.
SWALLOWS DEADLY TO BEES.
Thrj TnUe the ll..nr MnUerns I'oml
fnr nnnc Jllr.ls.
I'rnrt' fie S'r,nii.r Mfigti
re.ihf nin' of vo,ir re.uler mif not
lie itttaie iImi svtallmts are vert destriirilte
in Lees, t t pes lt i orresionileiit friuii i n r
Pa. d fal i'
Hie north of Kr.itice,
iillmts Thev Inve
nlvvm I iken verv killdlv to H l!l eellilll" 111
..i. I I i
and lniliertn e hate eiirnuraged tne.n 1,1
i build in it lint this enr in v- ife and Hi"
,.i nlener im.iieil r lie tit e.tt. hln? (lie li'.esns
the'- ret.il lie.1 hntief I tt I.) tne hives, ami j
. .. rrv iiu tlieni on in I heir tonus ones In . i... i
s" beu.m io de-irov Ui nis. nml
!ln..,,L - l,i .s..ionr..tese,,e,,,...sn.1..l.,.tl.
sides I ll sua I. ts f.iilgl.i ll.-.e,llev fnr
thr Mk.hu r.,.,e a-last
, ,.,, ,.,,, ,,., u ,.,,, etnr.-s
,, tmiem r Hie l.nnrii il- w huh th-v
. nei, -n i in- outside 1 1 p, . n th e,n ....
I mi U.e hiIht hand l.n anv one inm
f nim t he ne-i. ,i h i Ii" allow s,eni u ., i n
1 llietn thev t.ere -r.ei -iteil lit ihe he... I
'Ihe ..allntt ,.e, their t.iiniir iiiionthe I
I ...ok .1 ,.,( , ,, k, .... -.11 ., I.ii in I, ,,l,.r.
, . th k r,. t,,,,,,,,,,, .., ...en ,1,..,,, I
i ile.lge.1 I
i... ..nu-er f o n- tne hites
I slt.i .1 I .l.l ll.-.. l,,.l,r. ... I, .in
heent. t s, .ssi .n lieeke-eiinr. iiii I u nt
iimiii. ne ilii. " it." ...i,.i s v he.i.ei e
sll.l 1 ,1.1 I..-1 e. lis w.l .1. .f ' h" ine.'lsiire.
we lei e .i ' ell renin n- ' n !. -pen
Wm Knihf A- orrpAnt rnnpti't tliti irucV
v-rv ufcesiftit'v in int-rurban
What do you buy,
history or theory?
has been in service 12 years
has been in service 17 years
Ins been in service 10 years
What other trucks
may or may not do
is a matter of theorv.
Capacities: 1. !':, 2, 3, I.
1 '1. S, fi',, 7'j and 10 torn
r pkr lx!tpmi ft xrrtttfr
International Motor Co
Hroadvvay anil 57lh Street
V'iir' slleniosn Pa 1 rialnfi''.! N I
Sllf 1 aril Service s.ationi In
a I a C- rii
New ml,. i F'tr. Slrc-t
EXPECT WALDO TO RIP
Yit'lllls SV Ills S.'Clt?l I IMllitV
I ii.i...l nt (IvniiiVi-w U
Allllt II Ml ,UUHU IS I
I" I'll Mill;
SKVKHAI. OXCK TKI'STKII
Police Cliiii'ucs mid Trials More
liilcicsliiio' Tlinu lln.M's's ,
U'.ild,. m.iIi! . eterdfly
that hints and i
lntlniat.nnn proc;rilms from the
tril l Attorney's ofllce that the Contmls-j
n.Ulry aimed directly at lnsp..(
nrs and rnplnlns In whnni the t'om- ,
tuis.4nnrr has lni confidence. I
"W.ildn,-" said one Informant, "may I
drive from the department almo'i any
dax sr.vr.ru Inspectors nntl laiilaius wli,i
are belli" e, to haxe had piofltaMe tela- i
Hons w ith (ramblers and other pn.fcs-
kkiiui; mi vr'i M'f. hp iihui mi uii
CPlltm o.Itlonco naain.it men thai hi
" in"""'1 ,,,,, i,Ri,ln" wb-m ,h6
ate some Idark chames. He hnrn t
pone around with a brass band telllhK
i' ! body his buMnesH and he hasti't
chronicled the steps of his ln estlcatMn
lUn h" "
.me of ih- results of '(.niml.-sloner
i,ui".- nil,-, in, . in. nil." i in- i.ai..-ivi
nom in, i.ciec.Ae mreau in punce
tat on . rsk i ntv of I, cut. W llUtu
,. , , . , ,i
l unstii-i. who had lone enjoyed a torn-
maud at Headquariers. According P.
' ,,, vi.. ,., ,
Unit. 1'unston about len da- ago and ,
asked him to make an nllhlaxit niralnsr
'a well known Inspector.
"You have know ledge." Ihe Commls-
I sinner is repotted to have said to I'nii-
ston. "that InspMctnr
Interest In a gambling house.
jou to make an nltldavlt to that effccl."
"I won't (In II." said Kunslnn.
"I'm the I'n.lce Commissioner and 1
. ,, , . ,, ,. . ,
Sou what on .-nail or shall tint
do hi the way of peillou duty."
"If on were Ma jnr of the city I
wouldn't make the allld.nll." Kunston Is
.-aid to haxe lepliod.
"You know that Inspector Js
a grafter, don't you""
"I do not,'' said Kunston.
The Interview concluded there, ae-
entiling to the story told bv The Sun's
Informant. The transfer of Kun'tmi fo'.
( 'nnuit! olnnnf rlilrt Cfil rl Int iitl I
nation Is levelled particularly at Inspec -
i..r wl.oe eon.es lia i e l.ren mention".!
in one w.i.v or another in the It.cn -
thai mse. It Is understood that Mayor
!ivnor-K aware that the Inquiry Isjeight years she was emplovcl bv Mr
forvvaid and has appioved of the Cijni-! Schumann It tells exactly what (iibson
misslonei's course j knows about the collateral iw which
It was J.ild that the Commlsslpjter . weie en.wined during the eight years
had organl7.nl a small bin ve ry ettlcU nt , in which Hose Srr.bo could have been
seciet service corps composed of men
in whom In- has perfect cnfldence. )ne
of these, according to the stories going
about. Is Lieut. Hani"! K. Cotlgan. "th;
honest cop." who marie Investigations
of fnimer Inspector Hayes's attitude
toward disoiderly houses in the l-'.iuii't
I'irsl Deputy Commissioner Oeoige S.
Dnilghertv. It was said also. Is applying
his detective skill toward ferreting ...it
the cri.i.ks In the deparimen.
It Is fieely predicted that as a result
nf the secict Inv esligatlnii within the
department lluie will le police trials far
eseeedliiL- in interest tin- ttial of Cm.
.,..11.... t I n. !l...t,.
Ill'IILii ! Ilil I-.-. I IM' I 'I'll H I .1ll'l
.,....,.... .., i,..ii, .,.......
1 ' " .i.ii.ii i , .
has '.teen halted b his ahsenie from the
iltv. leit !t known that when he re -
tilltl" re.lniii.lrd effoits will be made to
Lit evidence on which .. Grand .lury
.an net. Mr. Whitman he ,lic.)vere,1
so tai etldeme at'tun-t Ih pollen n -
"peeinrs. one .,i vnon, a. i. nauiv nc-
1' "I inetiv CO". IO Mm.. "Ill
I Whitman's work In lint Springs
has Indlci led the Importance with wlibli
I S.llll Schepps Is regarded as it witness
agnin.-l Lieut. Keeker ,tud .serves tn le
i, ill Si'hepps'a comment when lie was nr-
. "Thev need me In their hu -incus."
The purpose of the pi i.seClltlnn will
,11.. i.i convince the Jury tli.it Sthiipps,
not held as an accomplice and therefnro
'in 'in ilnnser petsunally. v ulunlarlly enr
Irobiir. tes tlie accusations made bv Itose.
Wchb. r andWnlliin that Lieut Pecker
. ninniand.-d Hie murder of Herman
Kosentha. That attitude on the part of
the nistt.ct Attorney h office accounts
fnt Hie enetBv displajed In Hot Springs
, bv Mr Whitman In collecting affidavits
. ulpaie.l Itechcr
Tli" liuporlance of ihe legal fight
being carried on at Hot Springs be
tween District Attorney Whitman and
.lohn W Hart, Mr. McIntro's asso
ciate counsel, may prevent Mr. Whit
man's iflurn to this city until the latter
part of the weeli.
To-iIrj Justice Uoff will resume tho
.loliri Doe Inquiry to determine If the
police suppressed evidence when they
arrested l.efly Louie and Gyp the.
Hlor.d Although acting District At
torney Moss has declined even to make.
public the names nf witnesses called
In the Inquiry Uiere has been nn Indl
ca'ioii mot the charge of suppresjlnz
evidence has been substantiated or that
Deputx ('(jnimlpslnncr Dougherty v eered
fiom the facts In 1 elating what Mo.-s
culled "a good story, flamboyant, bin
nevertheless a good story.
lleiaeinrt nf I'nhlrs.
r.oin rir 'rrlrpnonr Wriini-.
IiiIiii Ileinch of the Pnderaroui.d Cable
' Department, ItufTa lo, em) iie h spare
momcils after hours in proving his capacity
t.,r vvoiltiiianshli. bv creatine a pretentious
fHlileheiiuiiiei from n pire of nun pair stand
lid gsuge l,i! eenereii en lite
Ihe fnrl that such cable contains ,:wi
sliiule wires tsisted touether Into pairs,
each sepmate wire being tvinnpe.l 111 colored
IMier, innde ll p.isslhle for Mr lletneh
to produce a most 1 1 11 1 1 -1 1 a I and inleresiing
lesiilt len pairs of ire ale Hseuiile(l
into ench kioiip or (lower, and the diffetenl
colored iMiiers wrapped around llio wires
piodnre an extremely variegated efferl
I he base s inndn from plsstered solder,
and the wiped joint la skilfully done
and the Hps of the. groups representing
Puds and full grown doners are gilded.
Cnne (.tin Kills.
h'inm rttit VmiMni
x boy of :t lia died from build noiiiul
Inflleled bv a walking stick mm which
na dlvhnrged acciilcnMllv The l.uy was
pint uig Willi his grandfather's weapon while
Ihe.t tt t e .... 1. walk Inifelhci leceully i.e.ii'
Ihe Milage of I.eBrnu in ih" depmiineni of
the I'uy de Momtu He threw ll on the
ground, catisiiif the hammer to fall.
OPPOSED 'TO NUDE STATUARY.
Women nt flo.lr nl.rrir Mute mi
pent In (he tCnlser.
Main,. Sept II.-The little town .f
r.odenberc, on the bails' of the llliine .
net far from here, Is tip In arms because
.a nude MAltir of a woman has Jut been j
e.ected In the public square. The statue
decorate, n fountain and was the qift of I
, a rich cil l.en of Dm town
A communication has been ent to th"
municipal council by the Irate citizens
couched omewhat In these terms:
"The (ternian women protest enerRet-
Icallr aRiillifit the erection of u statue of I
a nude woman in the town, ns it oticnos
reatly their modesty and dignity. We
would th.itiU our noble r.mpeior and
Kin. Wllhelm II , for his intervention
in favor c,f the niodesiy mul fear of (iikI
In our town Our (loveinniPtit wishes to
,encouiaKe in our tliildten the of
"1"',p,,' - v "ni' develop in litem 111'
virtue which chnr.tcterires the ueiman
people Our enemies would be happy
statue forever from their eves
SZABO CASE HISTORY!
. . .
Takes Nearly Three Hours tot
Tell of Itclations With
Cioshk.s, S V, Sept - Hubert H
I'.lder of New York, attornev for Hurt on
..... wen. to New ,o,,lCht
... . , , . , , .
w, I, a stenographer who --Arr,.,! n her
no,,,,()k th COmpleie history of th- life
nf fiibson with IIosm
1 M.Mieiohip. Srr.bo. the woman hi. i.s aecuxed
1. ., . ,,, . ,, .
of putting to el-nth al (.reenweKvl Lake
""' J, .. ... ....
I he brtorr is complete in every detrll, I
'mid I'pmi the truth of it C.ihsou is pre
P1-'"1 " ",fo The telling of il
took up nearly three hours and th" vnioi
rapher will take at least a day to tian.
No details of ihe bistort- were obtain-
lable to-nlcht either from (iibsnn or fiom
Ithe lawver befoie he took the train fien
ernllvpcakmg. ii-wa. sf-id to begin wuh
liil.sim'.s lir-t meeting with Or bVUSabi.
l.ueL- in I IKK! :tiul ... ..nil with 111. eti.lnna.
t.on of wha- In- did with the $7.1in hel,.u "' "enrne.i yesteruay tna tne
....... v.tl ..f .hu Vncu.. V.llr..,nl llanlj
of New ork In give to "Mrs Petrotiella
Menschlk." the "mot her," In Chicago
It told un er wha' citcums,.vices Oib
sou mot the ni.'ti r.nd how and wt:n he
me the woman It told of t nnny
meein(;, vntii the woman as fiibson could
I remember, of the dea'h of Srabo in 111U
and what C.ibson did for Hie widow m
legrl inn'ters thereafter
It dct die how he mot I he If te William
1 "enuniaiui .or wrioni .nr. wo-,,?.
I hou-rkceper until Perrmher of nil, and
;i'an ,r"s "f ""' tneungs fiibson mar
liae MA'l with tne woman nuring tne
There was the Trmor ease and the
mysterious. "Rush (iuerra," the Rinnan
case, the O'Neill case and all others. Mr.
Llder went into the cell shortly after
noon and he was primed with question.
He insisted tha' (Vilwon tll evervt lung
.vnhout a single reservn'ton, and the
lawrer defendant rea'lily consented to
dn it .
It is known that after the death r.f Mrs.
Schumann lie history vbe. nines alm.-M
a day lo day narrat ive I his w as he t ime
I hat (iilisoti and Mi S7alo niaelea demand
fnr her bank Isioks on Schumann's iel.
lives and go' them ll as then that
itivelv that the
, , I.. I
I woman had a bttl
more than lo..vi m
t.jln sav ng- banks
x( , (r pVliB,,.rl evervih tig als.ui
j ,n8, .)rf,,,,, , ,f, hn,j cof v.. luminous
'answers Helh"il wen. nver to the 1 mie
of the Iliaking en I ne in. tt no stiggestfsl
j ll . why il whs s-iggesieo now-it was riruie.
' " ""', rl"" "l.N" ' ,"." nriauv
PelllillelU .Melisehlk of Ihieago.
'I here is a iM.g chapter devoted lo Ihe
tragedy M sell mid all the events pieced
uig anil following it. The aiiorueys had
heard (iibsi.n lell what hiitipeii.st on Julv
lfi befoie, bul thev beard I' alloveragaui,
togeiher with his explanations; for gc'ug
to (ireeuuood am) ins explanation for
the apparent mixup between the generally
accepted theory thai Mrs. Mal wim In
sail for Triesteon duly IS and then on July
U7. and (idison's own statement that she
had no idea of going there al all. He tells
what he did with the olwsession of Mrs,
Salnj, the ti links mid oilier things.
Mr 1'Ider rel tuned to Vow York last
night. Il would not discuss the history
"I am better pleased with the situation
lo-night than I have been befoie " he said
"I am in a position to devote ihe entire
week to preparation for the examination,
which begins next Monday."
Mrs. Albert .Stein reported yesterday
that a foreign holting woman around
in years had called at her home in Wept
Ihirly-fiflh street and asked for a black
crepe de chine dressing sack which had
belonged to Mrs. .Szalwi, Mrs Slein
puichased Mrs .S.alm's belongings from
Gibson The woman did not. say, accord
ing to Mrs. Stern, what she wanted the
sack for. It was remarked that a de
script 1011 of the woman con esponded xvith
that given of Roso (Iuerra by Gibson
HUGO MONUMENT AT WATERLOO.
Plrst Stone- l.alel In Presence nf
French ntiri llelKlnn,
nm'ssn.s, Sept. A great assemblr,
of French and Belgians to-day attended
Hie ceremony connected witlvthe laying
. of the first stone of a monument to Victor
Hugo on the battlefield of Waterloo.
Hugo, it will be remembered, gives a
I thrilling description of the battlefield
land the crushing, clefeal of Napoleon In
I " I .ns Miser a tiles" The t.lemnriul will be n
, , ., , ,jr,iiounted 1 ,y ,he
1,, ,,, , . , . . ., , .
S!a,l tock' -J-",,,ol"in TP'''''
tor international peac
The relic house erected near the farm-
house where Napoleon established his
headquarters was thrown open to-day
for the first time. Here have been gath
ered bonew and weapons collected from
all parts of the field,
Flvr nnr SntiTTfiill In Australia.
I'mm Ihr l.nnilon Itlnlir.
Mar.v pentde in Ltigliihil have an idea
Hun Australia Is a land w liete snow is never
heard ol II tnsy interest them In know
.l.n. .here ti'fla List, tt.m.ll. in rvel Inns
I fall of siiuvv thmughoiil the Kuvlusko
district ni tna Aiisir.umn s.ins,
ll eonimeneed on a Saturday nflemonn,
and on Hin fnlloivlng Wednesday had not
eeaheil for even five minutes, with the re
sup Hint the wind eoiintrv is covered lo
an aveiage depth of two fret The trees
were laden down w it Ii I hs. flakes aud crashes
weie hssrd on all sides as grrnl mountain
gldiils .u.uuliil.eil to llio weight, of anon
..n their houghs I he tuof of he hnsclitsko
Hull wa covered with uvcru foot of snow.
FIRST WITNESS TOM
, . n , ,, ,, ,
( IHTIUI 1111(1 BllckllCl' Will Sllll-j
s( itllto II llll foi' 1'olicC Colli-
...... , . ,
uiissionor on Stand.
II IS HECORDS SrBPOKXAEh;!"-v ''e Special Commissioner Hun
Kviiiniticr to Ask Police Iletitl
Alionf Infliiciice of Polities
in His Iteirimo.
.lames Cicclman, head of the Muni- j
clp.il Ul II Service Commission, will be i
the (list witness before the Aldet manic
Investigating committee when that j
body tesumcs Its work at 2 I'. M. to-,
H had been the Intention of the com-j peeled to be resumed at .10 o'clock to
mlttee lo put Police Commissioner i morrow morninc. There will orobablv
Waldo bark on the sland In-day to he some dehv. however. a Commissioner
answer many iiirsllons HURsestcl by j
Ids own testimony and the testimony
of J.leul .Stanton, but yestetilay Chair-
Jinan t'urran and Kmory II, Htirl;nr,
Imiinsfl for the committee, atrcoil to
call Mr, CiTclman at once.
The main purpose In quesllonlne Mr.
'rerlman will be to find out what sort
an Investigation was made by thi
chti Serlce Commission of the records
?' ,r"rn,.?.!,f!"!nl.u1. .lIy , V'on,ml'',lo"0,.'
...ll.ll, ,111111,11.11 lltr IIHll Mt'l'Il Hllllll
for serious offences. Mnor C!a.nor re
ffrrcd the committee to Mr. Waldo and
Mr. Waldo pas'cd the subject on to
The recoids of the Civil Service Com
mission hair h-en stibpTiiaH.
I'otmer Police Commissioner Crop-
. . .. uiiii, in ,-u-i ts,.i,r, iih up p.-
f )hprp J( foy
Waldo's predecessor, nn.v he ex-
i his tisiimnny. The committee wants
Ito (iea- up the method of making up
,,nnim,, ,he o re r
I'olntm "nts to the police fo
s ,in inl ...l,. n,i,i.
-.oing inio oinr neicis.
'.'hsr.! W.lllng -and
I ftr a nrln
Keogh of the i'IMI Service Commission
hae been asked in appear lo-d.iy and
lo he ready In testify.
Comml-'floner Waldo will lie epirs.
tinned ncaln when the committee can
get around to him.
Wh' n Commissioner Waldo Is age In
a witness ii i.s expected that Mr. Hock-
tier will try to find out whether or not
I"II"'s had anything to do with the
PI"lnttm-nt to the force of men with
1 1 1 1. .-H I H I I.s l.lVl. .11 lie Cll.spjy
Illeilluni'd about promoting William .1.
Lnhet. Kdw.ird P. Hughes and Ceorge
W. Mi-i'lusky lo lie Inspectors w ithout
Invf tl jtlnt: their records, and whv he I
.111 no! find II necessary to act on I
charges tha; were pending again-. I
ii . . , -,. . . .
Ll P ion,, 1 Itrlth Just before he.
insiie lie. il n captain.
There was "..me .speculation vester-
day ar lo whethn- or not Mr. Waldo
would brine to the session the b'ack
leather rnv ere.l hook
the records of transfers made In the
, . .
. Plngaam a.lmmitrntioii, with notes as
" woo rr.pies.e.i mi me iran'iers o
made The entries were made hv Gen.
r.Ingham's secretary. Dinlel G. Slattery.
and thev contain the names of poll
t!clan who had power under the ad
mlnlsratlon of Ma.vor George It. Mc
ClelUn. Mr. Creelman Intends to Inform
the committee. It was learned, that the
Municipal Civil Service Commission did
everything possible toward Investigat
ing the records of applicants for places
on the police force, out that the Inquiry
was necessarily limited because he had
few In-, estlgators.
Gen. HlnKham will he recalled and Is
expected to go more fully Into the case
of ."apt. Keith, who made an affidavit
that 10,00V was the price of captain
ctes. t wa" said that Gen. ningham
has further Information to offer to the
committee concerning Keith's police
It was not known .lust when former
Mayor MrClcllan will lie questioned, but 1
the committee hopes to expedtte its
work so that 'c may testify before the
end of this week. Ills appearance on
the stand Is Inoknl forward to with a
great deal of Interest l.e..ause of one of
the most sensational Incidents of his ad
ministration the dismissal of Police
Commissioner Bingham as a result of
attacks made on him by Mayor Gaynor.
then a Justice.
So far the Inquiry has hardly touched
upon charges brought out by the de
velopments of the Coarmhal case and
the charges tesiiUlng from lhat case
alone may require months to Invest!,
Members of the committee profess to
be well satisfied with the progress thus
far, although disappointed by the at
titudes of Mayor Gaynor and Commis
sioner Waldo. 'tfHry resent any sugges.
Hon that politics Is ply1ng any pari
In the Inquiry.
Ef .IE11SEV S'OTKS.
An mte-mnt hy dissatisfied hlddsra tn hnld
up th contract awarded te Nsrk run
rem to Inynrnt ths atrraia In thr hualntM
entr of rtlonnirld. N. .1 . with hUullthlr
blorV" fnllcil In ths ?nprm- e.11 rt Raturdav
and the tent n council will be.fn Ihf tveirk
The cemmlttea f fifteen nf the Flrat On
Krecatlnnal Chinch nf Montclalr. .V .1, de
. Idrd on a utreaor in the lat Ret Dr
Amorv H llrdford. who lerved fortv sear-,
and wva the flri and nnl? paaior of the ron.
creKatlon. The name ol 1 tie minister choeen
will he announced at a nteetlntr to lie hld
next Vt'edr.eedav The rje nr Hugh Wick
ha hen avllni palor of the church for over
a ; car
rlelletlnr that ooperatlon with the Slate
Boaid of Health would do much toward
oniprlllnaT the New VorW, Sutquehanna and
VVettern lUllroad (-ompany to provide drink
Inr w.xier on etery pxsaenncr train which
pase throufih the State, the HarkenaarV
Hoard of Health has decided tn confer with
tho Stale health authorities It was unanl
inoual! derided to lake such action at once
To make evenlnr chool attractive In
Montrlalr the authnrltlca during the rnmlnr
term propote to lav special emphasis on
KVinniaium work rhyalcal cup.irc rlaaset
for hoth adults and children will he (pp.
ipu ed The work will he larcely hvclenlc
mul recr.a.ire In Its nature, and will Mn
elu nt ilrllla In free rallathanlcs. d'lnibbelle,
Indian duns, wanda and apparatus worl.
HxaUetha.il, hustle hall and other gam's will
he IndulKed In Hot and .old water shower
hatha for the evening school pupils will alto
Thousands nf penple attended the cere
moults held In innnectlon wph Ihe laying of
the cornerstone of the new Catholic Chuirh
of the lll'sied .ujerament at Clinton atenue
und Van Ness place In Newark se'ierrtav uf
nrnoon. Jltr tvaje I' Whalan, pastor of HI
Patrick's Cathedral, officiated and the ntv
Cornelliia Cllflord, formeiir professor of
moral theology and philosophy at He-ton Hall
t;ollcgr, niado the addrei-s, A street pelade
In which members of more than twenty so
rleiles participated, preceded the ceremonies.
t-'lfiv years ago the Twenty.second T5eg.
rnent. New ,leiy Volunteera, was mtisiered
Into atll.e service, and In honor nf the etent
ilin Vetti-aita Association, consisting of shout
1 uo members of the regiment, met In the
Ilsckensack Armory Saturday night tn com.
memorate the etent. Hergt n. 11 llrower
.resided In the absence of President Harlng,
who Is attending a convention on tha Pacific
rnjst, In accepting the gavel Chedimen
li.'i snrt ,i. or th. .te. Imatlon of the ranka.
r.rower lererreu tn ine purpose er .nr mr-i
1 ,th ,,r js Kr arc growing ltadl)- less
1 1 number.
LAWYER SAYS SCHEPPS ,
FULLY CLEARED BECKER'
.... . j . .
'rf I'0"1 U
of Attorney flraham
llurkholtr. as verv Import
and thai of ,
Important to the State,
and that if Whitman does not acreo to
i permit, hot Ji these witnesses to le.
ne win apply lor anouiei coihiiiishmi
immediately on his return to New Voik
ntid thus brinR about another delay In
the Decker trial.
Attorney Hart Is anxious to ascertain
whether or not Sehepps visited Burkholtz
while in Arpenta after leavinc Mr (Ira
ham. Mr. (irnliam has consented lo
j appear before Special Commissioner Huff i
am t1(.,0 (M RrnV(. possibility
another II vol v tilt will occur to-morrow
morninc between the attorneys for the
The work of the CommUsioner Is er.
Hun", w hen lie whs excused from I ne ( ban-
eery Court Sarurday afternoon, was mini
moned to appear lh"re al in o'clock
lo-morrow morniliR, aiul there Is a pos.
sibility lie will be llnahl" to R"l e.xcllS"d
until the trial therein pending is finished
which limy be several day However,
sireuuous elorts will he made in have
Chancellor Henderson excuse him until
Hie special work is fin lined
essrs. Whitman and Hart do not
lock ho.-ns. lo-morrnw morninc on the
matter of permitting the testuuonv of
Mr firahani and Kurknoltx beloM Coin
tnlssioner Hufl the hearing will in all,
likelihood be finished in Ume fo" Ihe.
New York party to leave on trie late
afternoon train for New York It is
thotlgnt. however thai Hart will mal.
another attempt to halt the proceedings
.unless he gts what lie wants the ad
mission of the testimony of (iraham and
'Ihe main testimony in the present
hearing in due to be brought out to-morrow
morning, I'he letters chuppr. ie.
: reived from and wrote to .leek Hose will
bediseiissed nlld Ihe teslimotiy of Ilouglr.
Hotnhkiss, h local newspapsrhiHii. .is well
as that of .1. L. Wndley. ,lr, Walter M
Knel, Police Captain l.eorge llowell. .
Pa rolman Moshei, Pofumasier ( red ,
.lonnson. who leturned to the city lain ,
l!st evening, and several others
Postmaster .lohnsoii, who br Oeen
abseni from the city for th" lest two
weeks, returned lest evening wid to-nielil
stated he would enpea- before ( omtnis.
sioner Huff to-moi tow Mid give testimony I
thn1 is very important to the Stale ' 1
Kid a,'n cicnepps at any tune ma'ce
....A.nAn.s ... 'rlt (l.nt nM,ll Ulni.lf.lu
.... --..i . . -'"-""-
or entl 10 ex.- ipate t'ollce l.ieutenant
Heeker?" Mr. Johnson was asked
"He declared lo me llial as soon r.s he
S.'-t.ar.r.l .uu(,a..rl ILiiLl..- .rr..,t.l .
t), elecll-.e elm.r " de.....,! Me .Inlinsrm
"Did you mrke an a'fldavit to the elTect
Schetips had exculpe.'ed HeckerV
"No one fiom New- rk culled on me
lo ascertain whet statements t-amSehepps
InnH '-LV? ly. "' m,1''''',
of anv kind, was the rep v.
Mr. Mohnso.i is th- m.-.n who arrested
, Scliepps. 1 o lllln St'henrs probftblv made
mote damaging statements: than lo any
other man in Hot .Springs Al Ihe time
m nl .-rest .-scnepps was consuiemniy
'worked up r'Hl evened r.nd Mr. .Johnson
stated tna lia'l he s- qoireet he could
have oliiattiecl a complete confession from
Schepps then. Mi. Johnson's testimonv
rtZ fe!rre1t!V!"-Vf hr,l,,hP T'.
portaut for the .Str.te for the reason that
he has thus far maintcined silence re-
Today and Tomorrow
Jin Introductory Sale of
Men's Fall Shoes
values 4.00 and 4.50
i 2,500 pairs.
J Season's newest models.
f Lace, Blucher Lace and Button. In patent
leather, gun metal, vici kid, and vclour calf.
i Every shoe the work of a maker second to
none for quality, and first for style.
I And every shoe a $4 or $4.50 value, accord
ing to Saks standards, or any other standards
that arc equally good.
J Sale begins this morning. It embraces all
sizes and all widths and an opportunity
which few men can afford to overlook.
Nos. io and 12
The Provident Loan Society
OF NEW YORK
I-wns Irom l t 11000 upon pledge " OFFICES
(personal property. manhatta a- rrvbtx
1 Fourth Avenue cor. 2Sth Street.
. l-.ldridse Street cor- RivintUn Str-it.
INTEREST RATES Seventh Ave. bst. 48th & 49th Streets.
One ner cent (IE,) rjer month or J;ex!nf!lon Avenue cor. U4th Str:;:.
frctlnPfheMf P Grand Street cor. Clinton Street.
nn. hill . ch,rDedCourtlandt Avenue cor. 148th Strej:.
One-nali toer cent, f'1) cli.irEea. nnnnui tn
upon lotins repaid within two weeks
frtm date of maklns.
An Office Building
In w hich lei.ecx f ill
find cendltlcn?, sur
roundings and ser
vice cxccptianal I
ready for immcdltc
42(1 Street, opp. Library
Having an oflicc in
Aeolian Hall vtll
lend tc- one'-, huji.
m is n rrUeubr di$.
il-icb Aeolian Hall
will receive bv te.i.
, on of Us pclni 'In
home o( the Aeolian
dettincd to rec-mc
the met widclv
knovtn biuldintt, In
the United States.
Agent now on
the 13tb fleer ef"ll;e
Pease & Eiliman
.t-ln MfIUon Aif., nr Lin"
Trlpphonr 'Hr.ijiiil fl'iCMI."
..otlm ..mu. nf .In. ut n . ..t.ir.1 s S,,-,n,.,..
... ... . t
ii'irio to mm.
- ... i.. Rnimoiied -
appear befoie Commissioner Hufr, lm'
will probably be served with a summon
cmly tn-muriow mottling.
l!nl! llns llulit t.rnnilitnrent,
Sttrthyullr f in . r ltotti'IK r hirlliipti ; ith
Mr and Mrs Snlninmi S.ett nr. of Sh"i.
eoiinlv have received wind lint tli'y a. '
irr.nidn.iieiiis aciin Mr iin.l Mis I
iiutTmnn or l:iihve bein; H.e .a.
nf nfltt ,m. v tl m,e, i ii,. t i, .
t. utter part of last eu nr 'n
,-ieht crandpnieii'. Mr and M- In-
H tin man. pareip.. er He- imv't un. i
Mt ami .mis. .n..!nnn Met. an o' .Nun
'in') I'V1":, "f M.V 1
l V i. dV..
, p pt-Ke. who ,n i.-m-u s ol M
at 34th Street
Porcelains and I lie
like, of guaranteed authenticity,
Kast 4.5th Street
Graham Avenue cor. Det-evols? St
' Pitkin Avenue cnr. Pockaway Av