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THE SUN, 'SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1912
TAFT TO HEAR PROTEST
yri"iilpnl AtriTos lo Tnko Up
CliiU'fi-os With Hliode Isl
H KHKSHA.M ALSO ACTS
Directs lniiiiry Into Stor.v New
llnvcn Autooiiiimii Stops
President Tuft and A 1 1 irnoy- !nral
lit kcrshnm were lii'anl from yes
IiiH.iv m connection with tho proposed
(ir.md Tiunk-N'ow Hnven agreement.
The Attorney-dehcrnl directed his agentK
In Hoston, Providento and other towns
involved in tho agreement to make a
1, roiicli investigation. The President,
1.1 tin- request of (lnv. Pothier of Hliodi;
J-I.ilid, consented to take up Ilio matter
villi three members of the. Hhode Island
I'libhc Utilities Commission ut in. 15
o'clock on Mondiiy morning.
I'll" Khode Inland Governor hnd tele
graphed President Taft after learning
Irotn Attorney-Oicnerul II. A. Hice and
W (' Hhs, chairman of tho Ut Hit If h
I'otnmi'-Moti, tluit they had been tillable
to get Mitinfaclory infortnation from
lYesident K. ! C'humberlin of tho Grand
Trunk n to whether construction of the
(irand Trunk's extension from I'ahner,
Mn. . to Providence in to bo abandoned
'I he interview took place at tho Waldorf
vesterdav morning. Mr Chamberliii said
iHter that it had "been very pleasant.
The Khode Inland representatives intl-
mnled it had been very unpleasant. In
their report to Gov. Pothier they quoted
Mr. Chainberliu at having Mild that ho
ru "dl-'RU'-tod with tho people of New
England, and especially with the copIii
of Khode Inland, for the furore over the
MiMwimion of work on tho projected
liiitrmnr I'othlrr UUmi I lulled.
In I rovidence lat night Gov. Pothier
made thi- statement:
"1 do not consider tho conference be
tw.tn the Khode Wand representatives
nml Mr Chamberlain at all satisfactory.
Sot only dm-s Mr. Chamberlain Rive
al -nlutelv no assurance that tho woik
iilin the Grand Trunk extension into
Itl.ed" Island will be resumed, according
to the it-port made to me, but then1 is
just ji much reason an ever for supposing
lli.ii the consummation of a tr.tfllo ugroe
niMit I et wwii the Gmnd Trunk and Now
Haven systems will mean the permaneiit
wulidniw.il of the Grand Trunk from this
"I cannot go further with Mr. Chamtier-
Ikiii I havu instructed the memlH'rs
cf th" Public Utilities Commission to co
nt prate with the Itnilroad Commissioners
i.f Massachusetts in making full presen
tation of the matter of the Grand Trunk'n
v.ew 1 tiglund extensions to Presuletit
'I nfl whe.i they visit Washington next
c.-i;. with a view to Utt ins Hie nni-
iliinery in motion which will result in
in nut anion by the IJcpnrtmeiit of
Justice, the Interstate Commerce Com
mi-siDii or the Pujo committee which is
investigating the so-culled money trust,
or all 'liiee if necessary
" fter telegraphing Gov. Koss this
fieniooii 1 snt hlni a letter enclosing
a i-ony of the report made to me of the in
terview lietween Messrs. Hice and Hliss
nml Mr Chamberlain, and setting forth
piactically the same. Miggctiotis for
i nure action as I have outlined. I have
ulie.idy had assurances from Gov. Koss of
his reiidine-s to cooperate with Khode
Is'and in evi rv possible way In this inat
VV li'Lrrsliuill Is I li r I lull 1 1 nu .
despatch to Thk St N from Washing
I litis far only a small number of com-t-laints
in the case have lieen received at
the Ucparttnen) of Uistice. One was
from llepre-entative O'Shaughnesy
iihtHln Inland and another from the Select
men of a small N'ew I 'on land town whose
interests would be adversely affected by
the suspension of construction work.
On account of the importance of the mat
tn. however, Mr Wickernham has been
glMng the niietion his personal attention
ami has instruced his. subordinates to use
every etlort to ascertain the scope of the
proposed agreement between the two
roads. Mr. wicUersham said to-duy that
the Department will use nil its resources
to ascertain the facts. The Attorney
General will cooperate with the Gover
nors or Massachusetts and Khode Island
in gathering data. Mr. Wickernham in
dicated that no action will be taken until
lie has tetelved a complete report from
his held agents as to the scope of the
hi: i cement "
Itrtnrin to VliinlrrMl To-n I it III.
President Chamberliii of the Grand
lr ink said last night that he had not
swn President Mellen ol the New Haven
ii.ee 'Ihursdav and would tcturn to
Montreal to-nfgtit without having hail
no' her conference lie said that a
f i-s h.id I een made over nothing mid
t.M' th- abandonment of the Providence
In f vwis not mentioned in tho proposed
I'S'i emeiit He made thin statement - tho
inns, definite indication of what the
agreement m.iv bo that lias come from
the head if cither road:
the Havpri rond wanted to use our
(rntra! or inriri Iracks In relurn they
otir-i i. an i.-sMins over their lines to Hus
ton it 1 1 1 nrk We told them lo make
i a niMi ion. We are now waitlnc for
i line iroiiii-,t(in No aifreeinent has been
m.nlf .Not, i. uill he made immediately, if
' a i V- in Hie Palmer-Providence ex-ler-iiin.
norli h.is heen siinliended, not
hIiii'mIoiihiI Whether il will he continued
or urn 1 ii.nnot say at this Hunt.
Mr ( li.imlierlin made a categorical
rep v to the report which Attorney
tieiieral Hue and Mr. Hliss of Hhcxle
lUnd telegraphed to Gov, Iothter of
their m.erview with the Grand Trunk
lllinile lulninler' Version.
Here is the interview as reported by
I lianibeilalu said that he was dls-
' 'l Hie people ot New link-land,
IHi the ieo)le of llliode Inland,
'r over Hie nisienson tif the
'h. ptolecled extensions.
1 Hie suspension of the work on
1" irn.ii j. lion wink 11I011K the whole of
ie i.r. 1 Irunk nvstem was ordered by
! thrpi 'ors nt London.
I ''in lie iiiiild not advise when con
re '...il nrk would he lesiimed.
11 ' onon the iteiieral resumption
' ' ' - rimiuii, su far as his kliowledife Is
' 1 "i l He ie will be no dlsoilinlrmtlnn.
1 m his couferR nces with the off I-
! He N.-wr Haven load the matter
I 'li'iilniunont of Hie Palmer extension
t Ijiun irilisldered or ilscused.
'ii .11 his confeieiices with the oftl
' lie New Haven road the uueslioii
" '-lit &'in-iii bv that road for any
're.iih mi urred in the construe-
I'liluiei cvleuslou had not been
''I' pcnnle nt llhnde Island ai-u-neriil
that Ihev were doing
ie Son i lierii New Ktiglnnd h.v
i.;u road to spend eight or nine
Quality Never Varies
million dollars on the Palmer extension.
N. That the iipnroiirlationn by the Slate
of Ithoile lnlntid and the city of Providence
ror harlinr unprov inentn were timde for
the benefit of iheiiiselvns.
0. That he personally never had favored
the Palmer rxtciislcni as n financial nropo-
to, TIihI the PTtrti-Inn of the Grand
Irunk Into New l.nitland was not dup to
Mr. Hays, but was the proect of Mr. Fltz
IiiikIi Ipreslilent of the Central Vermont
anil or the Monthcm .New Kimlniiill, ap
proved by Mr. Hays: but .Mr. KKIihkIi
should not be blamed If the extension were
tl. That If all the trafllc agreements with
the New Haven road were concluded there
would he lens reason for the construction
of the t'almer extension.
P.'. 'that the extension from White Hlver
.function to ltMtcm woulil In parftllelliiR
in. That under normal conditions hi
rend was amply able to finance the exten
slonr. and that local financial assistance
could not he considered.
14 That the uener.it criticism aroused
by the siippiwion of the Palmer extension
would be inclined to Influence hlsdtrcctor
Here Ik ( hniiiherlln's lppl.
Thu statement which this version of
the interview drew from President Cham
I. I did not s.iythiit uks dl'iusted with
the people of New Kiiirliiinl. I said 1 was
disappointed with the pcopli. of New Knir
IiiihI, especially the people of llhnde Island
for ni llnn they hid taken in connection
with the Southern New Knuland matter.
?. I did stale that the discontinuance
of work on the Palmer extension was a purl
or ceneral curtailment or construction at
this tlineof the year.
a This was In answer to urgent request
fiint 1 state definitely when work ould be
rciumi-d. I replied to them that it depended
on weather conditions and our board of
Parneraplis 4,5 and ft satisfactory.
7 This Is not a fair statement of what
was said In resard to the people of Khode
M. Mr. Hliss .tated that the State of Ithode
Island and the ity of Providence had mud
lame tin rl Kir improvements on account of
the Southern New lautlatid Hallway,
asked Jliem whether they had clven tl
Southern New Knuland Hallway mi exclu
s.ve use of them and they replied that they
had not, and admitted that they were pub
lie properly and not Jhe property of the
Southern New Kindand
ti, 1 did not s;iy t tint I hail never per
sonnlly lavored the j'alnuT extension as
a flr.Hii' lal proposition.
10. That is practically correit, cvrepr the
Inst cluii-e, whk h says. "Hut Mr. I'lthueh
should not be blamed If the extension were
nbandomsl." I did not even mention that
the extension would Is abandoned.
11. Mr. Hliss liimeff made the statement
that if trartle iiKreenients ,.r,. made with
the New Haven road there would Is less
reason for the 1 oust root ion of 1 he Palmer ex
tension It nas not my -1 1 1 1 -i 1 1--1, t
I'.' Mi Hliss H.tjii tint the extension from
White Htver .linn Hon to Husiou would Is
IhitulleliiiK eistiui; lines, but lie did not
uiiisider that this was so with the Palme
extension, and I stated that tie was piobahly
1:1. I slated that under normal conditions
the road was ample able to nuance the ex
tension, not Miup'. . ' and that loin I Ilium
ual iissistame could not lie considered
11 Ml. Hliss wanted to know it the i;eneial
criticism of tin1 suspension of work on the
Palmer extension would influence the
directors 1111 fa v or.i til , and I leplled "It
111 the whole 1 intistder the statement
of Mr. Hliss and Mr. Hice harsh and unfair
N"o notes whuteer were taken.
A report that there was a special meet
ing of the New Haven directors yesterday
for consideration of the trunk line acree-
inent was contradicted at the ofliee of
AUTO PARTY ARRESTS ITSELF,
Slops In I'roul of I'ollcrmiiii nml
.Xlnbr Mn I mi I I'hnrKes.
An autoinoblle stopped In front of
Policeman Frederick Winter of the
Grand avenue .station on post at No
strand avenue and Fulton street, Brook
lyn, yestctdiiv ittternoon. A. man and
a woman were in the toniieau.
The woman told the policeman that
she wan Mrs. Alma Kane of Itotkvllle
'"entre. I.. I.f and that the man with her,
Francis .1. Kane, her husband, bad Just
tried to shoot her, and. falling, had
turned the gun over to the chauffeur,
Paul Abenrotb. of 170 Anhford street,
Brooklyn. Winter found an empty re
volver In the chauffeur's pocket,
The husband nald that he was taking
his wife home to Itockvllle Centre from
a sanitarium on the .Merrick road, and
the only trouble that hud occurred was
that she had attacked him with n hat
pin. Policeman Winter took thrrn all to
the .station bouse and then to the Adams
street court, where .Mrs. Kane was
charged with Intoxication the chauffeur
was charged with carrying concealed
weapons and Kane wan allowed to go.
Mrs. Kane promised to appear in the
Flntbiish court this morning, and fur
nished ball In the sum of $1,0110 for
Mis. Kane Inherited connMerahle
property from her grandfather, one of
the bulldcrx of the Heard ntores, Krle
Hasln. Iler husband's father was a .suc
cessful Long Inland real estate mall.
$3 A WEEK FOR CAUSING DEATH.
ftrntrnii' nt l'ileimrr Who Killed
Coiiiliifliir In Slrrel Cur llniv,
.losepi, tills., years m , woo ws
tried before Justice ( rant. In the Su-
preme Court In Hrooklyn a few days
ago for manslaughter in mo scciiuu oh-
gree In killing- .lames Mc.S'amura, a car
conductor, and was convicted of assault
In the third degree, got nn unusual sen
After lecturing the prisoner Justice
Crane sentenced him to pay the widow
of the conductor i3 a week fur one year,
and when he agreed to do Phis ho was
Hush and the conductor hail n dis
pute on a Fmthusn avenue car on (lep
tcmber 23. The conductor was knocked
off the car and III. skull was fractured.
in case of the refusal of the widow
lo accept the ?3 n week stipend Hush
was directed by Justice Cr.iun to open
an account In a .savins bank In tmst
for her three children.
MEW DEGREE PROPOSED
Not Every Doctor Should Ho
Allowed lo Do Snric:il
WOULD IIAK SAWIIONES
to Have Laws Mndc
Out Plan Kuvored
by Unanimous Vote.
ltenolutiotiH which If made effect Ivo
through legislation will require that
every pliyHlclan In the United Ktaten and
Canada shall have been recognized anil
registered an n competent surgeon before
he in allowed to fierform mirglcal oieni-
tionH wern adopted yesterday nt tne
afternoon business nension of tho Clinical
Coiigrenn of Surgeons of North America,
which will conclude to-day what is re
garded na the greatest assembly of sur
geons In American history. The resolu
tions proKmj that college and other
appropriate authorities Hhnll be vested
with the iKiwer to award nnppleinetitary
degrees to phynlciann qualified for Hlirgl-
cal work and that the Htnndird nliall bo
net by national legislation,
Dr. Franklin 11. Martin of Now iork
introduced the resolutions, and in support
of them he said:
"I believe that thin largest organiza
tion of surgeons on the American conti
nent should .ttxswu'.tio. th" responsibility
and the authority for standardizing
surgery. I His can Degm at once ny inia
body authorising the appointment of a
thoroughly representative committee.
which coinmitteo nhnll have the power
to net alone or hi conjunction with other
commutes invited to join them, along
the following linen:
"It should formulate a minimum stand
ard of requirement, which should be
posnensed by anv authorized graduate
In medicine who in allowed to tierform
independently operations in general
surgery or anv of its specialties.
The committee should consider the
desirability of listing the names of those
men who desire to practise surgery and
who comu under the authorized require
"The committee should seek a means of
legalizing under national, colonial. State
or provincial law a dislinct degree sup
plementing the medical degree, which
shnll bo conferred ujxm physicians os-
nesMtig the requirements recognized by
this law as necessary to be possessed by
"It should seek cooperation with the
medical schools of the continent which
have the right to confer the degree of
M. I), under the recognised standards
and should authorise those colleges to
confer the supplementary degree of siir
geon on such of their graduates as have,
in addition to their medical course, fill
fllleil tho necessary apprenticeship III
surgical hospitals, operative laboratories
and actual oeratorv surgery
"The committee should authorize and
iiopularize the ti-e of this title bv men
upon whoni it is conferred, nnd its use
should especially be tirgetl in all directories
of physicians in order that the laity as
well lis the medical man can distinguish
between the men who have und the men
who have not been authuricil to practi-e
"1 believe." continued l)r Martin,
"that the time lias come for a concerted
action 011 the part of the great body of
thinkibg surgeons on this continent
to insist that the surgeon of the future
shall not only be thotoughly educated
in the science of medicine but that he
shall have a thorough training in the
technique of surgery under the direc
tion of a praclicul surgeon before he
is legally or morally allowed to operate
upon the public
"This is not. it seems to me, oieu to
argument. This would protect unsus
pecting patients who have no way of
discriminating between trained sutgeons
und the tyro anil it would protect and
put a premium where it belongs, on the
conscientiously traitusi surgeon."
The resolutions were adopted unani
mously. The ten members chosen to
serve on the committee art" Or. Kdward
Martin or Philadelphia. I)r Rudolph
Matasof New Orleans, Dr. W. W. Chipinan
of Montreal, Or. John M. T. Kinney of
Baltimore, Dr. Franklin H Martin of New
York, Or. Albert John Ochsner of Chi
cago, Dr. I'mmett Itixford of Sun Fran
cisco, Dr. John U. Murphy of Chicago, Dr.
K. J. Cotton of Boston, and Or. (ieorge
Kmerson Brewer, ex officio, of New ork.
Or Martin alo introduced a motion.
which was adopted, that the member
ship of the organization be limited to
2,ckhi. The attendance at the congress
has been '.'.Hon. atitl while the hospitals
in this vicinity have not been put to any
inconvenience Dr. Martin teasoned that
in smaller cities the hospital would be
A resolution offered by Or Allen II
Kauavel of Chicago urging that some
system of standardization of hospital
equipment and hospital work be ie
veloped was adopted, and the follow
ing coinmitteo was apisiinted to carry
out the work: Dr. Krtiest A. ('oilman of
Hoston. Dr W. J Mayo of Hoehestei,
Minn.; Dr Allen n. ivannvei of Chicago,
Dr John C Clark of Philadelphia ruid
Dr V. W. Chipinan of Montreal
The officers of the congress elected
to serve for the ne.M year nie President,
Dr. (ieorgn Kmerson Kroner of New
Vork; vice-president, Dr W. V. Chipmiin
of Montreal; general secretary, Dr Frank
lin II. Martin of Chicago; general treas
urer. Dr Allen It. Kiuiavel of Chicairo:
I general manager, A. D, llallou; chairman
of the committee or arrangements ror
the nest meeting, Dr K. Willis Andrews
At tint evening meeting in the Waldorf
Dr K Abbott of Portland, Me., onco
a stonn cutter and now a recognized au
thority on the treatment of lateral curva
ture of the spine, demonstrated his method
of cure His paper was followed bv a
illsctission ny ur Hoyni unman 01 rvew
Vork and Dr Jphn itidlou of Chicago
Dr K. S. Jinld of Itocliester. Minn.,
read a paper upon a technical subject nnd
Dr. John II. Murphy of Chicago read a
paper giving remarkable examples of tin.
success or bone surgery and bone trans
plantation. It was discussed by the
president-elect. Dr. (ieorge Mmerson
Dr Mary lliishmore of Plaiufleld, N J .
who was reHrtod to have said that men
surgeons nan declared a noycoit against
rr ilit.H ,. Nmv Vork l,nlmy y lnr
vomen and Children, denied last night
j (mt there was any foundation for tint
; story, win mis ansoiuieiy no reseiiimi-ui
against any ot tno surgeons, incai or
Dr. Frank lin II Martin when asked If
such u condition misted said ho was sunt
it tlid not o.is. "Women mentally
equipped to ill" same extent as men,"
he said, "ought perhaps to have nn ad-
vantage in surgery owing to their dullest e
Other surgeons denied that any such
conditions exist, some of them saying
that in the event that a woman surgeon
hud achieved fume thev would attend
)i,.r climcH very readily if time permitted,
To-day Ilio clinics will continue, but
inn congress win not in eei in nciuni ses
sion. Ill the course of tint week there
have been a.Hixi operations,
Tint next nieetiiiir will be held in till-
-non. There is an eCTorl on foot lo have
the meeting of Hill in London.
the meeting of lull in London.
TAFT HERE FOR TWO DAY VISIT.
Conference With lllllen InetnilcH
WAsiiiNnTo.v, Nov. 15. I'tenlilent Taft
started on the midnight train for 11 two
day visit to New York and New Haven.
Ills private car wan attached to n regu
lar Pennsylvania train which will ar
rive In New York noon after 7 o'clock
('until A, Thnmpnon, secretary to the
President, who waft recently appointed
Flitted States Trenmirer, and Major
lthoiiil.H, the Prenldenl's aid, wele
members of the party.
The President will have a conference
In New York with Charles: D. Hlllcs.
chairman of the lteptlbllcnn National
Committee, at which It will be de
termined when Mr. Illlles will be pre
pared to return to bin former post tix
secretary to the President.
The President will motor to the Wal
dorf-Astoria for breakfast, nnd will Inter
attend 11 receiitlon at the Cltv ('nllece
of New York. He will motor to Dublin I
Ferry to visit the New York Juvenile
Asylum and lunch ' with Adolph
After lunch he will go to Plrasant-
vlllo to Inspect the Hebrew Sheltering
Guardian orphan Asylum, lie will re
turn to New York to-morrow night to
attend n banquet In tils honor at the
I.otos Club. He will spend the night
nt the Waldorf-Astoria.
On Sunday lie will take luncheon at the
home of his brother. II, W. Taft, at 36
West Forty-eighth street, On Monduy
morning he will go to New Haven to
attend a meeting of the members of the
Ynlo Corporation. He will leave there
nbout 2 o'clock, arriving In Washing
ton Into Monday night.
GEORGETOWN BODY IDENTIFIED.
The World" I'lnil II mini Where
Womnn Wns Killed,
The H'orW this mornlnc says that It
has Identified the woman whose body
was found In the (ieorcelown swamp,
who has been called (Jrare Carbolic, as j
Cnrmellna (Icr.iccl, and has found that
she was munlon-d In a loom at 31 K.tst
Fortieth, street. Mrs. John Preston,
housekeeper there, !s reported as say- '
Ing Carmellna (ieracci was about 10 ,
ears old and had been in this country
less thnn four months.
A number of bloodstained nails were
found in the room and us four small 1
holes were found li the woman's skull.!
the detective are snld to believe that
the woman was murdered as she lay In
bed by having the nails driven Into her
head with a hammrr. The mattress
and the bedclothes In the room were
stained with spots of blond, and In the
corner was found a hammer, which
.showed It had been used In the murder.
The woman's father, her husband nml
a boarder are missing, as is also a girl
about It! years old, her sister-in-law.
Il Is believed that the body was
shipped from the Fortieth street house
to (icnrgetown In the large ttunk which
figured In the ca?e.
BLAMES OFFICIALS FOR WRECK.
TfflUn of Inillctnientn
lint en Siiinhni.
Wish-out, Conn., Nov. I.V - Criminal
action may be brought against officials
of the New ork, New Haven and Hart
ford KailriMil because they iermitted
the existence of the short crossover that
caused the wreck in this town last Oc
tober, when the Hoston ex pre. was
ditched, killing seven and injuring forty
passengers. Crand Juror Harry P. Sher
wood of thi town said to-night thathe had
read the verdict of Kairlield count v
Coroner John .1. Plielan and believed the
Coroner's finding called for otllcial action
on his part.
"It is of course a hard matter to pro
ceed to prosecute an abstract corira
lion." explained the (Irand Juror, "but
if F.nghieer Clarke were alive now he
would be charged with his individual
criminal resoiiibility That being the
situation I must have some time to decide
whether to direct my complaint against
the individual ofllcers or against the cor
poration. However, at present I feel that
the criminal action should be directed
against such individuals of the corpo
ration as Mil to be responsible."
$4,000,000 BABY POISONED.
Nurse (iIxpm llenpree lufHiil Aelil h
MlMnLe, It 1 Said.
1.ITTI.K P.ock. Nov. 15. Philip Will
lam Deuptee, elght-months-old son of
the late Philip William Deuptee of Kan
sas City, died to-day twenty minutes
alter carbolic add wa given him. It I
said, by 'Ills nutse, Mrs, .1. T. Craw. A
Coroner's July decided that the poison
i vyus given accidentally by mistake for
wine, which was prescribed by a phy-
The child's fa'.her died July -mother.
Mrs. Ullen Deuptee.
baby with Mrs. ("raw to care
she went to France pi close
band's estate. This was nbout
5 and his
Mrs. Dctipree said the boy would have
Inherited i4.000.000 when he came of
TOO LATE FOR ASSESSMENT.
llHnU llt-tmrliiieiit (nii'l ("nil fur It
Kxeept for Continuing; llualncfts.
The Appellate Division of the Supreme
Court decided yesterday that the Super
intendent of Hanks has no power to call
on flu directors of a banking institution
to make good an impairment of capital
unless the purpose of such assessment
is to furnish additional capital to enable '
the institution to keep on doing business, j
The case was brought by the Mosler
Safe Company against the (liiardi.in Trust
Company flndotiiersasslockholdersof the
defunct Maiden I .one Safe Deposit Com- i
nanv to compel 't to pnv a jiitlcment cot
by Hut plaintiff as cred'tor. Tho safe
company got judgment against the stock
holders in tlie lower court, but they coiv
tended that nn allowance should ho made
for the usM-Ksmcut against il. The trial
Judge ruled against it, but the Appellate
Division reverses the decision.
SETTLE BARGE CANAL CLAIMS.
I ill d In Srtllrinrnf
f.irm.lino ArLciI Ii SprlltK Ciiniinn .
Ai.iianv, Nov. 15,- Thn claim outgrow
ing the cancellation of the barge canal
conlracith held by the Atlantic, (lulf and
Paoillo Company has been settled hy
the State Hoard of Claims for 22,a:t5,
.Settlement has also bteu made for the
claim llled by l.undstrom A Stratton
of Newt vork for cancellation ol canal
contracts in the sum of Ii;t7.ii7l.
ihn Lincoln Spring Company of Sara
toga has filed a claim against the State
for 5550,(hki for the appropriation by the
Karat oftu State lteservation CoiihiiIbsIou
I of twenty. four acres of land containing
valuable mineral springs at Saratoga,
Five hundred thousand dollarn is asked
for the land and its gas unit mineral water
rights and Dii,utKi lor liulldingo mid up
Neckwear for Men
regularly one dollar
a sale in which every little guar;
antee has a meaning of its own
I Guaranteeing knitted neckwear is something new.
But to be perfectly franU with you, the maker of these
scarfs is not taking any chances. His neckwear is too
well made for that. Still, to get a knitted scarf at half
price and a guarantee along with it, is better than fight
ing for Durazzo and losing it after all.
I These beautiful knitted scarfs arc designed with four
color cross-stripes and they look as smart as the Balkan
Allies feel. Vc really cannot say too much about the
quality, nor enough about the value. They arc dollar
scarfs anywhere but at Saks' today. And any scarf
which is not on the job will be replaced by one that is.
Men's Two Tone
Silk Half Hose
regularly 50c and 75c
4128 pairs of two tone silk hose
that is good value from calf to toe
i It is 2 beautiful hose. Let that go in italics. Beauti
ful in lustre and looks and quality. Accordcon ribbed
effects, in the following combinations: Black and red,
navy and green, black and white, purple and black, and
navy and green. A heavy weight silk, seamless, and
made with double lisle heels and toes where the wear is
hardest. A match for your knitted neckwear and more
than a match for any other two tone hose we know of.
V,isliiiii;iiiii Infers the Itndinil
lleniocriitN Ait IM't'imi'in".' to
I'nsli liivesliiriiliini Hani.
W.vmii.scnoN. Nov. 15.- .Samuel Filter
mver. counsel for the "money trust" com
mittee of the House, took dinner to-night
w ith William J. Hryan and Kepresentntive
Kobert Henry of Texas, chairman of the I
House Hides Coinmiitce, at the home of j
Hannis Taylor, forpier United States Min
ister to Spain, i he meeting of Hryan,
Untermyer and Henry on the eve of the
reassembling of the "money trust" com
mittee js regarded as signitleaht here.
Ilepresetitative llenry was the leatler
in the movement for a radical "money
trust" inquiry, and let was backed by
Hryan. Il was through Henry's insist
ence that I'nlermyer was chosen as coun
sel for the committee.
i he meeting of these three ill Washing
ton was accepted as an indication of a re
vival within the Democratic ri'iiks of the
alignment between those who are In favor
of a radical money trust hunt ami those
who are opposed to pushing the inquiry
land Cllllsillg business alarm. Ill-cent I.V
(there have been indii ations that the com -
. mittce it-elf is divided and that an effort
would be made in the coming wimi to
avoid any unnecessary disturbance of
i I, aiming conditions through u prosecution
liie meeting of Hrvnn. Henrv and
Untermyer indicate.-, it is believed, that
the radical elements which fun-ed the in
quiry in the llrst instance are still at work
anil that Itepresentative Henry, back -d
by Hryan. is prepared if necesKury to
renew "the fight for a iliorough inquirv.
President Taft will probably refuse
Untermyer's request lor access to certain
confidential information in the possession
of tin- Comptroller of the ('urri.ncy re
garding tint affairs of national banks.
Phe matter was discussed at to-day's
Cabinet meeting mid it is the understand
ing that thti President, proceeding on the
advice of the Attornev-denonil on legal
questions involved, will decline to instruct
the Cotutitroller of Ihn Ctttiency to turn
over colilldeiltial data to the probeis.
ihis action of Prosidejit iafl nml the
refusal of the Senate to miss the Pujo
bill giving the House committee authority
to visit national banks and cvamnie ill"
books ol such instil ul ioiis mav resull in
a suspension of the "mnnev Irtist" inquiry
until after March I, when the Democrats
will be m full control of the national
A few days before ho left Washington
in August Chairman Puo inutie a Maie
uietit in which he declared thai it won Id
be idle to proceed with the investigation
unless I he bill authorizing the committee
pi visit national banks hi an inquisitorial
capacity was enacted Into law.
TO WED GIRL WHO JILTED HIM.
I'rlruils Viiiniiiiiee I'nlr Pnrleil on j
eillllliK live Vie Iteeonel leil.
Johns lows', I'a . Nov I." !. vent hough
he was jilted on the eve of his wedding,
i... r 1.1..1 i ...
lliviiiiiiuiin mi " 1 1 ei i ."' "
the elevenlh hour, htewarl S, I fit mil, i
the young attorney of Oakland, Mil ,
who was to have marricil ,MIm dlailys It
Hose, dniighttir of ltnrt.io It Hose, a
wealthy lawyer of I HI Cnoiier avenue,
Is to wed Uie young woman after all.
Intimate friends of Mis-. Ito.'o u.ive tho
new s out lo-nli'.ht
Mrs, Hose would not allow her daughter
lo talk to-night Sin- Kiiil Hint the calling
Ion" of the wedding was all Mr llainil'n
aks&Snmjiatty at 34th st.
. TELEPHONE PIONEERS DINE.
(iiise Their Srciinil Annual Mrctlttur
1 With a Unmnirl nt lintel tutor.
The Telephone Pioneers- of America
btough to a close their second annual
meetii.g with a banquet held In the grand
ballroom of the Hotel Astor lust night.
About l(l pioneers who have been in the
telephone business not less than twenty
one years nnd their wives were present
at the dinner, which was Informal.
The guests of honor were Union N.
Itethel, vice-president of the American
Telephone and Telegraph Company: W. T
(entry, president of the Southern Hell
Telephone Company, and Thomas A
Watson, the first man to hear sokeii
words carried over the wire.
During the forenoon the pioneers nnd
their wives motored to Ilriarcliff Ixidge
for luncheon and spent the afternoon in
outdoor sxrts and games.
MRS. DEEMS GETS DIVORCE.
Cattail llrokrr' Wife Allowed ( an
nul y of Tito Children.
Win it. Plains, Nov. 15. Mrs. Gertrude
M. Deems, now living at 555 West i;;id
street. New York, was granted an abso
lute decree of divorce to-day by Justice
Keogh from iheofore H. Deems, a mem
ber of the New Vork Cotton Uxchango.
'I he plaintiff secured an interlocutory
decree December So, lidl, and she was
''""''JVi' I"'""-;'"' ",11,,,!)n' h"
' ,,, ,,4v,ls on this ntwl n month dim
' wiis brought into court. Ho promised
; to do so when the market was better,
; io-day it was slated that he had paid
! Vr7h("r"nSl,n,,.r!V',, Vm"xiry uoU
i irH i),.,.mi) ,,, the custodv of the
j two children, but the father is permitted
to see them on each Friday of the week.
91.000 GAVE TO WILSON FUND.
limrles II. ( rime ('otitrlhntcil H,
oon, mil her Vlntt il IViui),
The llgiirt s which P.oll Wells, reaRttrer
of Iho'Democrntio National Committee
has compiled to show the number of con
tributors to the Wilson campaign total.)
til.lHKi names . ti n longest list by all odd
that anv natimal committee treasurer
has ever put on paper. Tho average con
tribution was u shade over 512. making u
totaled about f.l.too.iUH't.
iiin largest contribution was that of
Clinics It. Ctaue, who gave tttl.OUU, w.th
Cleveland II. Undpe'e lst5,0ut) next There
.were manv contributions of il and one
instance is recorded of a man who ran
alierdov. Wilson's train shouting, "Here,
(lovcitior, taken Lincoln penny I'ot luck "
$10,000 GRANT MEDAL FOUND.
.leVM'ller sn i He IIiiiikIiI II liny
Afler Ultuipprnrniice In I Mill,
OMAHA, Nov. 15. -The5l(i,oiigold medal
presented to fien. U. S. tlrant on May In.
I son. when he drove ihe gold spike at
Promouotory Point, Utah, completing
the first transcontinental railroad, and
which disappeared on the day following,
came to light here to-dny.
D. W. Slancotl, for the last half cenlury
a ieweller here, produced the missing
i memento from Ids private safe, vvlu-ro
1 , , , -!.!. I .1 r
It him tieeu niiHien tor inoiit iiiuii loriy
I SI"nt;olt says he nought he medal
from u stronger who brought it to his
i . ,, ,t,. ,,ft..r it . simileim-.
WorllllllUtiill Wllllelllllise'a 'I'll I (In.
.. . . .
Milireme court .lu.llee Neivb ireer il
' nil-ed yesli-nluy a uil broiik'hi hy lli
I city of .New Vol k against Wortliliisjitui
Whit elinuse. colllltm leiuh-r mid real etnle
I .-i -oii.il property In -Now Sork .Nir
lilteholl-c It-stilled Ih.ll he was liol .1
ri'i-lilriil ol New orL county mid should
nut he tnxeil here He snld lu-.llvci anil
I votifc ut lilinafoiiJ, West, hi'tlcr county.
You Ought to
' In a world where there
arc so many proposi-,
tions one should leave
alone, it is a pleasure
to submit one which
every man can ftct into
' The proposition in
question is a double
breasted blue chinchilla
overcoat which, for dis
tinctiveness of lines, has
no counterpart in
double breasted over
It is a copy of an Eng
lish model the crea
tion of a fashionable
London tailor, and there
never yet was a double
breasted garment with
half its style.
r A dressy overcoat,
practical for day and
evening wear, with a
military spryness in its
lines a sort of civilian
garment with a chip on
Plain or belted back,
a trifle more than knee
length, and made with
extremely soft revers
that arc a radical de
parture from the obso
lete iron-clad fronts.
r Has just a suggestion
of shapeliness through
the waist and back, con
tributing to the gar
ment as a whole, yet
barely noticeable alone.
Fashionable in fabric,
correct in color, fault
less in fit and finish, a
triumph of tailoring,
and the soul of style!
$35, $38, S40.
Broadway at 34th Street
Misses' Suits und Dresses in be
coming styles, the suits in serges,
cheviots and mixtures, and the
dresses in charmeusc, silk, serge
and whipcords, attrac
tive models; all sizes; CIA fl(
values to $15. at i I U.UIJ
Girls' l-IV. Norfolk Dresses or fine
serge with round collar of French
serge in solid color; trimmed with
rows of silk braid. Emblem em
broidered on shield.
Leather belt. A iplen- nn
did value, at 30.Vo
Juniors' Handsome l-I'iece Cor
duroy Dresses, for ages 1.1, n nnd
17. with prettily tucked wiust. rows
of buttons down front, stylish Robrs
pierre collar and cuffs C 1 7 0 8
of white corduroy. vlt.O
Girls' Coats, made of fine cheviots,
kersey, cloths, mixtures, extra stylish
efferts, some trimmed with con
trasting sailor collars. Many
trimmed with handsome
buttons. Si7es d to 14 (J OQ
years , OO.yO
GAVE PISTOL TO POLICE.
Wnninll A hit I'Vitrcil IIhsIhiikI
rrNti-il for lliiilnu W (-upon.
When a young vvoniun cnrr.ving an
Infant approached Policeman ' nil. ley
on West Klevt-u'll street cs.el (lav
morning she pulled a holster cunialn
Ing a revolver from her vv.ilst ami
handed It to the hlueco.lt. '
".My husband and I have h.ul a light
and he has threateneil to kill me." she
explained, "So I got the ievol.t r bi -fore
he could nml I vviiul you to ti(kn
It. I'leu-e do."
Cu.ikley took the levolver iin.l then
arrested the wnm.in under the Sullivan
law l.aier flic was arraigned In Ihn
.Ii tTersoii Market court under tho
charge that she had cuirleil concealed
"What, hold this woman?" dein.uiile.l
Magistrate t I'Connnr after hearing tho
clretmi-itMiccM of the nrresl "I giicsa
not. She should never have been nr
rested. When .in- Ihe police goiliir t t
learn what constitutes an ntftiicc? This
woman was not cariviug it impelled
weapon. Iler ver.v m linns cnirnhorato
l licr story. Instead the ni.-in should ho
arrested, nnd I'll Issue a warrant "
The woman win dlst li,irg... nnd tho
t warrant tstuied.
' Only One "EROMO QUININE," thith
j Laxative Bronio Ouinino
Cure a Cola In One Day, Clip in S Dyt
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