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l.AIIfiKH OUSM AMiKR ARMY?
liny-itww(irtli Klrmcnt, Kx
pcttcd Io Renew Activities
Wter March t.
WjsiitNr.roN. Nov. 10. In considering
th" prnhible effect of a Democratic, ad
mini'trntion upon Hie. military service
iheco.nt'lui'n has been reached here that
l.eotwd Wood, Major-Clencral and Chief
nf St.ilT. lll prove to be the Issue con
frnntinp President Wilson and hie Score
l.irr of War on March 4.
To lienn iw-uo in nothing to Gen. Wood,
nboiit whom many a conflict had raged
but there 1 no doubt In army circles that
ikiii I'ii retention or removal depends
the immediate future of the army after
n.t M trch Hen Wood has been Chief
nf Staff of the Army since April 22, 1BI0.
nr.d in the two nnd a half yearn that havo
elated Mnce that date has stamped his
per-onali'y and idi upon the entire
military service It in due to (Jen. Wood
that t!i army is now underline a change
-u rlMtiRe which (ten Wood's supporters
call pnftrivle, and w hioli his opponents,
mo.-' r Democrat, characterize, by uito
a dierent name
Th oflire of Chief of Staff is not re
IMrHI 'is M purely political nppointment,
xri it (. the custom of tho incumbent to
lurid in his rf situation whenever there is
achingo of iKlmiiiMrntion, whether there
i-ii h.ince of pany control or not While
the i nU'f of Staff is known as the military
iidvi-er of the Secretary of Wei, he Is
rvu 'v the military adviser of the Prchi
ilnni i-inc ' the Secretary Is usually a
tiviM.ni without expert knowledge on
mu'.i-v matters This fact gives thivJ
e:l!i o ,i decided political tinge.
On' Wood will of course hand in his
irsienation on March 4 next, as soon ah
Woodrow Wilson is inaugurated. His
four ve.ir term of oftiee does not. expire,
however until 1014. more than a year
it"! W hen (Jen. Wood offers his resigna
tion it will then l) up to Mr. Wilson to
rt-' Kin a,. io what he is going to do about
the ttur Department and the army.
The ileparttire of (!en. W'ooil from his
ii a Chief of Rtafl, if brought to pass
iy Mr ilon. will lx hailed with great
ny bv a group of Democrats who for
two years have lieen asiling Gen. Wood
at every opportunity. This element
headed by Representative .lathes Hay,
ir who came into prominence as chair
nan of the House Comtnitteo on Mili
.iry ftairs when thn Democrat captured
he lower branch of the national legis
'iture representative Hay has not
in'Mt.ited to dWcl( his personal op-oo-ition
to Gen. Wood, and wnt charged
with responsibility for the provisions
inserted in the army appropriation bill
list summer which proposed to make
(ien. Wood ineligible for holding hi
present oftice after March 4.
The group in the House which aided
representative May in his proposed army
relation aimed at Gen Wood and his
, let. was paralleled in the Wat fv.
tur'-nent and th military
Mamr-Gen 1'rederiek C
foimer diutant-Oenernl of th" army.
ho headeda minonty which was ontoed I
to the Wood idea Cen Ains worth's
stubborn opposition to (ien Wood's re-
trni measures in me lace oi me sunnori ,
given Wootl by President Taft and Seo-
rnrV or v.ar rttimson orougni nis uis-to.s-il
from his post on charges of in
sula .r Imation. Gen. Ainsworth settled
the aiTai- very promptly by voluntarily
etirinu from active service on tho day
after hi dismissal.
ltpre.-.-ntativ Hay took up the cause
of fit-n Ainsworth more vigorously than
over following his dismissal and retire
ment .should President Wilson remove
Gen Wood it is believed here that Repre
sentative Hav and Gen. Ainsworth, oven
though the fatter is not now on active
duty, will renew thMr combination to
guide the course of events in the military
service It has even been suggested
that Representative Hay would bring
about the restoration of Gen. Ainsworth
to his former post, but this idea is not
Liken seriously by any one in the military
s-rnre Gen. Ainsworth's appointment
n chief of staff is also suggested and his
tiatne lias been mentioned for appoint
nien' to be Assistant Secretary of War.
Whehr or not Gen. Ainsworth fills any
'flue it seems certain that he will now
taki an active interest in military affairs
in Washington and exert a powerful in
fluence m the War Department and Con
With the triumph of the Hay-Ainsworth
element reversal of many of tho Wood
xilici-'s expected. Chief among these
i- the movement inaugurated by Gen.
Wood toward the building up of a
Nati mal leoerve of trained soldiers by
mi'Miis of long enlistments, part of which
shail be served with tho colors and part
in reserve The beginnings of this plan
were enacted Into law last summer
through a compromise not particularly
a grin-able to Representative Hay. It Is
i "t n all unlikely that an effort will bo
madi to undo what has been done in this
direct ,.,n and substitute a long term of
etilietiiiMnt all of which shall be served
with tin' colors
Kxt-aiisiuii of the army, or rather bring
ing more and more mon under tho influ
I'tifM of military training, has been the
idea tit (ien. Wood. The Democratic
liolirv us disclosed in tho Hay bill has been
inward a contraction. Representative
ilay endeavored not only by tils long en-iL-tnii-nt
plan but by means of cutting out
one-third of tho present cavalry strength
to reduce tho army. Gen, Wood has
luL.ml putting army ofllcers in schools
to i-i;es with military organizations and
in f'.riMgn military .institutions both to
! v.-loi interest in military training and
i I'.vn otlicerH additional advantages,
'i he DemoeratH have hitherto opposed
H I. policies.
I .. Wond Idea has lieen to develop the
n- r.il stalT. to build up a real council
" war which shall lie responsible for
"Kipping out new lines of progress for
.uiny as well n prepare the service
country for possible war. The
It- 'iiocratin policy has been evidently to
iri, in the opposite direction by making
in- War Department bureau 'the pre
il.i'iiti.int element, with the General
b'.il' relegated to secondary importance
i (m-h Wood haa endeavored to mould
t'n Mir,, military service into an orgaa
i'"'l whole instead of permitting it to
' is as a conglomerate aggregation of
i.i',ite units. Concentration of the
' i - in the United States into a small
it . x-r of small posts has been one phase
1 " policy While Demoorats have
' rK"d i he abandonment of many of the
i' i posts they have not shown any
K 'i' sympathy for Gen. Wood's plans
l 'i ii '.u in nl reorganization of the army.
V' aiding to those In sympathy with
tisti Wood's policies ho has aimed u Chief
"f -s'-il) .it a single objeot that is, prcpa
r iM' ui tor u probable war. Pursuing this
' ml tie i W ood has endeavored to arouse
" ,i est of the entire country in tho
null - v problems of the United States as
'"II working to the same end In tho
artm if on tho same general view
J''" lonratio policy apparently has
""n e erned by tho principle that there
I"f;b.thly never will txi another war in
v&lob the United States U a participant
?M,lhiPr,fo.ro ,he,,nr,!ir must reduced 1
u. . . " vn or eot mid kept
act Ivitl "rrOW mlt" of Mwn an
-iJiA011' .W'o.!! tetainrd nn pupnn
fi.nI.. p?.l,ly .r vlRorotw preparation
for war will continue
Should (ton. Wood
i mi r
m removed a p-neml policy of contrac-
Hon m expected. IKU..HI on tlio principle,
mat an army is hut a necessary evil and
must Ix, treated as mien.
MEXICO CITY SHAKEN.
Kllleit nnd Many Inlnreri
Mkxioo Ctrr, Nov. 19. -An earthquake
of twenty-four minutes and eleven sec
onds duration shook the city early this
morning. The damage was slight,
though it extended to manv houses.
There were three persons killed and many
injured by falling houses In the poorer
quarters of the city. The vibrations
were from northwest to southeast, with the
oentro of disturbance IS I kilometers dls
Serious news Is expected from the
Stato of Guerrero as to tho damage and
loss of life there, as that country is famous
for tho severity of Its earthquakes.
DIX GUEST OF C0L0NIAIS.
Patriotic .Society llenra the finrer
nor on Trees,
Gov. John A.Dix was tho guest of honor
at tho twentieth annual dinner of the
Society of Colonial Wars at Dolmonico's
last night. Col. William Carey Sanger,
the State society's governor, presided,
and after Howland Pell, governor-general
ui me society, natl spoken briefly, lie in
troduced Gov. Dix.
Gov. Di began by saying that as then-
was no subject In Which as Governor he
had taken more Interest than forotrv he
would ni,p in translate the me.-sagu which
ono of the finest trees In the State, nn nlil
lonesome pine which stood opposite hi
home on the haul- of the Hudson, had often
brought to hilll. Kllti then n the niniitli.
piece of the old tree he pictured all the
sin-ring an Historical scenes it had wit
nessed from earliest Colonial davs down
io mo present.
CASH REGISTER CO. HAS
OFFICES IN TRIAL CITY
Thirty Officials Hnve Two Ho
tel I'loors Fitted for
Cincinnati. Nov. 10. The United Mates
Government to-day began its effort to
convict thirty officials and et-oftlcials
of the National Cash Hegister Company
of Dayton tinder the criminal tntute of
the Sherman anti-trust law
As the names of the defendants were
callini each man nrose and took his place
before the bar of justice. President John
11 Patterson was the first one called.
Of the other twenty-nine names called
all answered except N. M. C'uminings, wno
is still at Hot Springs and was unable to
nppear. Kach man pleaded "not guilty
and a' similar plea was entered for Cum
mings. A surpriso was sprung when John K.
Miller, Chicago, tho attorney who repre
sented the beef packers in their fight
with the Government and also the Stand
ard Oil Company, amicared as, -in associate
counsel for the H.'fencn 'Din ntli,r I tv
yer- retained by the defendants are
Uwrenco Maxwell of t ineinnati, former
i solicitor-general of th I'rilted States;
" 1,1 S. .llsan of t olumbtis. Ohio, and
John .Mc.Mahnn or Dayton. )hio
T'le Government N represented by
""""''J n- to,, .ir-pmni
District Attorney Moti inier and Snecia
Assistants Ioot and Harrison from Wash
After thirty talesmen of the first venire
nrawn in the case nan neen examined
by attorneys for both sides but one man
remairfed in the jury box. C M. Gibboney
As only five names remained on the tirst
venire a new venire or thirtv-six names
was drawn by Clerk of Courts Dilley
and Jury Commissioner Allen These
men were ordered to appear to-morrow.
The entire business of the National
Cash Register Company will be carried
on from the Simon Hotel, Cincinnati,
during the trial Workmen have leen
busy for several days connecting the
seventh and eighth floors of the hotel
with the Dayton offices by telegraph and
telephone wires. Cincinnati will there
fore be the real headquarters of tho cash
register company for the next several
CARDINAL FARLEY GETS HOME.
Cardinal Farley returned to New York
yesterday after a five weekH visit to the
West, during which he had an opportunity
to see the growth of his church beyond
the Mississippi. Ho said he was pro
foundly impressed by what the Catholic
Church is doing out there. He was ac
companied on the trip by tho Right Rev.
Mgr. M. J. Uvelle, the Right Roy Mgr
James H. McGean, tho Rev. Luke J.
Evers and his secretary, tho Very Rev
Mgr. James V, Lewis.
Intending to go as far as Denver and
dedicato its cathedral, tho Cardinal had
hardly cot to Chicaso when tho prelates
of every Stato west of the Ohio sent him
pressing invitations to visit tneir towns,
and e'.entually he went to the I aclflc
coast. His Itinerary included Chicago,
St. Louis, Omaha, Kansas City. Denver,
Sacramento, I os Angeles and San Fran
cisco. The Cardinal was met at tho New York
Central station last night by a delegation
of sjiriests and laymen, including the
chancellor of tho archdiocese and mem
bers of the Catholic Club. The Cardinal
declined to talk on any subjoct except his
journey. In a week or two he will give
an account of his trip in the Cathedral.
SAY ORDERS WERE READ WRONG
Seaboard Officials No Explain Wreck
Thnt Kill V.lght.
Ralkioh, N. C, Nov. 10, With eight
offlcially announced ns dead the Sea
board wreckers are to-night removing
the trappings of two passenger loco
motives to find Engineer Charles H
Ileckham of Raleigh and Henry King,
express messenger, tho two undiscovered
men on the list of dead.
Heckham's englnn is pronounced tho
cause of tho wreck by the officials to
night. Engineer Eaison, having tho
truck into Granite, was within half a
mile of tho meeting point, when nock
ham plunged Into him at terrillu speed.
Heckham's engine was blown fifty yards
by tho explosion, and Eaison'a rolled on
the opposite side.
Tho officials attribute the mistake in
orders to reading "Granite" for "Grandy,"
a Virginia station twenty miles away.
Metr Ifeorlnii for Sherry Nntt.
Ry a decision of tho Court of Appeals
vesterdav a suit of Louis Sherry aculimt
Arthur It, I'roal, president of the Klettrln
lj.mn 7oiiiiisiiv and director of a number
of other I'onccrns. to recover J'Vj?.' '"lift
year s rent of apartments at mierry s, will
Be tried for the fourth time. The court
reversed a decision of the tr a court and
the Appellate Division, which dismissed
ShiiiiipI rntermycr Is Ukelv to
Quit ns CoiiiispI of the
IMMO DISLIKES POLICY
Conservntives Will Havo Show
down To-morrow K. II. ,
Fnrrnr (Jets Out.
Washington, Nov. IB.--A big row
has develojied In the money trust com
mittee of tho House and Samuel Unler
myer is likely to retlro ns counsol,
Tills Information was obtained to
night on top of the resignation of K. 11
Karrar of New Orleans as counsel for the
Mr Karrar represented the conservative
wing of the committee while Unter
myer was chosen by the radicals.
Chairman Pujo ami other members of
the committee with conservative leanings
are dissatisfied with the way the Inquiry
has been conducted. There will Im a
showdown between the two factions of
the commltteo at a meeting to-morrow.
Mr. Untermyer arrived hero to-night
nnd had a long conference with Chairman
Pujo and Representative Glass of Vir
ginia, a member of tho commit toe It is
the understanding that in his talk with
Mr Pujo the New York lawyer made an
effort to smooth over the troubles that
have disturlted the affairs of tin com
mittee, for several weeks.
The charge is made by Democrats un
friendly to Mr. Untermyer that from
the outset of the money trust inquiry
he hns attempted to usurp prerogatives
that lielong to th committee itself For
example, it is stated that Mr Untermyer
has drawn up a bill embodying a plan
of currency and Ivinking reform and
that he submitted it to rsons prominent
in the financial world
It may U stated on authority that Mr.
Untermyer will not lie rmitted id follow
his own devices in the examination of
witnesses that will appear lfore the
money trust committee This will lm
made plain at to-morrow's meet J ng and
many Democrats believe that when Mr
Untermyer is informed that his activities
are to lie restricted he will hand in his
Friends of Mr Pujo declare that it is
his intention tn exercise fully the func
tions -ested in the chairman and that 1
accordingly he will take charge of the
examination of witnesses
There hns been had feeling in tho money
trust committee ever since Mr Unter
myer was retained The New Vork
lawyer was not the choice of Chairman
iljn and his npointment was disap
proved by certain conser-ati-e House
leaders. It is generally known in Wash
ington that Mr Untermyer was select.-d
as a means of placating House radicals
at a time when the charge wa made
openly by them that Chairman Pujo and
the majority of his associates were de
termined to "whitewash" the money
trust. Shortly thereafter, at the instance
of Chairman Pujo, II Karrar of New
Orleans, ex-president of the American
Bar Association, was retained as asso
When seen to-nlKlit Mr Untermyer
denied positively t tint friction had de
veloped lietween himself nnd any member
of the House committee.
"Are you going to remain as counsel
of. the committee" Mr. Untermyer was
"I am," he replied emphatically.
According to reports there is a reason
for the retirement of Mr. Karrar that is
not dselosed on the surface It was
aid by friends of Mr. Pujo that Karrar
resigned because. Mr. Pujo evpeofcl to
havo difficulties with Mr.
and would be in a better position to ileal
with the situation summarily if Mr Karrar
was not identitied with the case.
In his telegram announcing his resigna
tion Mr. Karrar deolares that evidence
has already been obtained tending to
disclose the existence nf a money trust
which he says exercises the siwer of
creating or preventing panics at will.
Mr. Karrar asserts that State anil Kederal
legislation is necessary to regulate tho
operations of the so-called money trust.
. ' , .
Complications and exigencies have arise,,
In my professional Hffalrs hlrh make It
Imperative that I should resign my post
as counsel for your honorable committee in
the money trust investigation. I am not
In a position to make the sacrifice required
Io give up my whole practice and deote
myself to your service as it would be my
duty to do in order to serve you as you
hould bo served.
My assoclutcs and I havo canvassed the
matter thoroughly and in the absence of
the necessary act of Congress to permit
probine of national banks havo laid out mid
ugreed upon for submission to the com
mittee lines of further Investigation of the
clearing house and stock exchange and the
concentration of the funds and the control
of the affairs of the great Interstate com
merce corporations by a handful of men In
New York who nro part of the flnpnulnl
ring that controls the hanks and trust com
panies and who have tho power to create
u panic on the Stock K.xchangit at uny time
they wish, as they did on October 21, 1007,
li',withdrawlntr their loans from brokers on
tho floor of that exchunje.
I profoundly appreciate tho honor con
ferred upon mo by the committee in naming
me as ono of their counsel, and it is with
the greatest resret that I And myslf unable
to continue In their servlre In an Investiga
tion which Is of the Upermost Importance
to the people of this republic and nhlch
I know will disclose abuses which require
legislation both State nnd Kederal.
I shall make no claim against the com
mittee for profesMfyyl services, but will
forward a statement of my actual expenses
for the consideration of the committee.
In accordance with a call issued some
weeks ago by Chairman Pujo tho money
trust committee will assemble In this
city to-morrow , Nearly all tho members
will be present. It is tho purpose of tho
committee to map out tho programme
for the winter, At to-morrow's session
u list of witnesses who oro to be called
will bo made up. Chairman Pujo will
urge that tho hearings bo concluded by
Deconibor ID. It Is Mr. Pujo's hope and
ho is working to that end that the commit -tee
shall coinploto its work of research
by December 20 and then buckle down
to the task of preparing a report to bo
made to tho House. Whether Mr. Pujo's
plan in this regard will be approved by
the committee remains to be ween,
There has been friction in tho money
trust committee from tho beginning of
the inquiry. It now develops that some
fettling has grown on tho part of Repre
sentative Glass of Virginia, who is chair
man or tne siiD-oommittee mat was
' authorized to conduot an inquiry with a
. vIaw to mnklnor rAonmmnnrlAtfnnB fnr
chattges in the banking and ourrenoy
, mi"' i u i-j . i. i
wAPublJ 14 J known, doea not Intend
! that his cowmitteo ahad report to this
OongreM. Mr. Pujo, whoa term of office
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1912.
Picturtt by Cailaignt At all Bfiiilltrt
will expire on March 4. has announced
that his sub-committee will report before
the date named. It is reKrtcd that Mr.
l'ujo Is somewhat displeased over tho
apparent unwillingness of Mr. Glass to
fall in with his plan to complete tho entlro
Investigation at this session.
The fads are that there are fundamental
differences lietween Mr Pujo and Mr.
Glass over the money qinstion. Mr
Pujo was n memler of the National
Monetary Commission and nlgned the
Aldrlch reort He believes in the plan
of currency reform that Iteurs Nolson
W. Aldricli's name On the other hand
Mr. lii-s ts opposea to tne .Mdrlcn bill
and intends to draw up one of his own.
lie wants his name attached to the pro
With the retirement of Mr. Pujo from
Congress on March I Mr Glass will be
come chairman of tho Committee on
Hanking and Currency, the plice now
held by Mr Pujo. Mr. Glass will then
Im In n position where ho can handle all
monev bills ami give precedence to his
measure in amendment to the banking
and currency laws.
The indications are that the House
will not attempt to amend the banking
nnd currency law sat this session. Speaker
Clark has already pointed out that as tho
session will last only thre months there
will be time only for the con if lei at inn
of routine business. It is the general
understanding that currency legislation
lis well as tariff revision bills will lm
brought up at the siecial session to bo
called in April
GIRL PRISONER TWO MONTHS.
K-oprr. tltc linnce Mmts With Puller
nml One Is TnLcn.
Kva Dnpre. in years old. who dis
appeared from her home, 1297 Horgen
street, Itrooklyn. two months ago, was
taken from a house in Oyster Ray early
yesterday morning following a pistol
Ivittle between Constable Scott Thomp
son of that place and three Italians,
two of whom esc,is-d.
The girl charges that the man who was
captured and who gives his name as
Joseph Vareka compelled her to accom
pany him to the place after drugging her
in a New York hotel. She said she had
lieen detalns:l then since against her
will Vareka is held on a charge of white
slavery, and Ills alleged victim as a wit
ness against him.
The trirl told District Attorney Wysong
a long story nlsiut her experiences since
the night she left her home to go on an
automobile ride witli a chauffeur of her
acquaintance. They got liack so late,
she said, that she was afraid to go home,
mi she stayed with a friend of her mother.
The next day she went to New Vork.
met an Italian and later was taken by
him to the house where she was found.
In May. Kill. Mrs. Dtipre, who is a
widow, sent K.va to a nearby grocery
store l ive weeks later th. girl was
found on the front doorstep, On Septem-
W 1. 1012. she again disappeared for
several weeks On each return she told
n story very much UK" that she related
The girl is tall and well formed Just
now she is ill from her experiences. Her
mother visited her in her cell yesterday.
MERCHANTS ROUT GEN. APATHY.
Assnelntlnn tialns 1 TO Hermit In
srccmil l)nf' ('lunpalKn,
'I he battle waged by the Merchants
.ssx-iation against General Apathy and
his forces in behalf of the business men
of New York raced furiously yesterday,
with the result that when the captains
of the association came together for their
council of war at noon at the headquarters
at Delmoniio's they reported l"n recruits
in that number of busitiss firms that
had made application- for memlx-rshii).
When the llfty-four working squads
in the hunt for new members met at
) lunch yesterday William (' llreed of
, Wreed, 'Abbott .V Morgan read a telegram
i from Philadelphia aking for tho printed
(instructions and o'her matter issue 1 by
,,, Nw y()r. association, while from
Jersey City came the news that several
committees have been formed to work
for a representative organization there.
Mr. flroisl said that the association now
has twenty-six committees handling sub
jects ranging from transjxirtatlon nnd
public utilities to city traffic, city plan
ning, postal affairs and customs. Ho
adde.l that the ass.Tciation does not want
to have anything to do with Killtlcs and
thnt no man who is in politics, or holds
public office is eligible for tho board
of directors or governing bodies.
LEAVES $50,000 TO HARVARD.
Mr. I'lmkr'a llciUrt Is tn Aid Pra
fraaor and Their Families.
Tho will of Mrs. Mary Huntington
Cooko, who diod in Cambridge, Mass.,
and was a sister of tho late Rev. Dr. Will
iim R. Huntington, roctor of Grace
Church, disposes of an estate of $108, S34,
of which $50,000 goes to Harvard Uni
versity. Part of this bequest is to establish a
fund to aid professors or instructors at
Harvard or their widows or children to
live hi tho manner they uro acoustomed
to, with a preference that the money be
applied in tho chemistry, mineralogy,
Italian or .Spanish departments.
The rest of the fund goes to maintaining
nnd protecting Harvard's mlueralogical
UMrs, Cooko also gave $5,000 to Radcliffe
College and $3,000 to Cambridge Hospital.
Tho bulk of her estate goes to her nephew,
Oliver W. Huntington, and niece, Mrs.
Alice II. Pew, children of tho late Rev,
SPA IMS MOM THE TELEGRAPH.
Orant I.eontiril, tucfil 45 yriira. a dtaf
mule ulione heme In In Kllirlille, N, J., waa
liiatantly killed neur Trumonaburi. N. Y..
ut neon joterday by the IJItick Diamond
ISxprcn. nf the Lehigh Valley Itullrourt.
The Ohio Hupremn Court yeatfrday upheld
the right of ChJrlB.1 K. Carter to art as Po
Her fillet nf Unlumbun. He waa auipendad
Sept ember 18, hut will draw Hilary for tho
Interim. Carter priltenlly enforced Sun
day and midnight clualng ordinances and
The Jarksonrlllo street car atrlka was
officially declared oft yesterday, the local
union surrendering Its charter to the Amal
gamated Association of America.
With handa and feet securely sound, the
body nf John O'N'll was discovered last
night In an unfrequented spot In Ualliton,
N. Y., by two boys. There were no marka
on the body to Indicate the cause of death.
Yeggmen blew the safe Iri the Munn Dank
at Portage, Ohio, early yesterday and ea
caned with tt.OOO In money. Armed con
federates latnott yuard uulrlde mi J warned
cltixcns to keep their dlatsnse.
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SAYS COAL ROAD RATES
VARY FROM SAME POINT
Testimony Thnt Rcndinff Tariff
Ts .$1.06, Ajrninst Penn
SHORTER HAUL AT THAT
Railroads Expected to Present
Defence Refore Commis
)QPniLADhl.rillA, Nov 19. Vice-President
Theodore Voorhees of the Reading
comanies will take the witness stand
to-morrow in the hearing nf tho case
against the anthracite carriers Iwfore
the State Railroad Commission. Mr.
Voorhees is the right hand man of Pres
ident Raer, and he will endeavor to off
set some of tho evidence which has been
produced as to railroad ownership of
mines and the discrimination which the
plaintiffs in the case allege.
i The reluctance of retail coal dealers to
I tcptlfr Was evidenced by Enoch Huberts.
one of tho largest independent retailors
in the city Mr. Roberts asked pormls.
slon to make a -oluntary statement be.
fore he was questioned by ths com
mission nnd the lawyers, and ho asserted
that the Pennsylvania Railroad brought
coal to this city for $1.75, while the Read
ing charged $1.90 from the same region,
although having a shorter haul.
While General Manager Dice of the
Reading was on tho stand to-day Vioe
Presidctrt Voorhees continually coached
the attorneys for the railroads, but Mr
Dice made a poor witness and was asked
to Htep aside. K. H. Crossley, chief of
the coal freight department of the Read
ing, was then called.
Displeased at the apiarently evasive
answers offered by Crossley former. Gov
ernor Pennypacker finally took personal
charge of the examination,
"ou ha-e testified here that the exist
ing rate on anthracite has been in exist
ence for about lifteon years," he said.
"Have not conditions changed sufficiently
in that time to warrant a rex-ision of the
"1 do not believe they have."
"Well, now, let's see. The sien nf cars
has increased; the si7 of engines ha.s
increased; the weight of rails and cnns--
nlinltl nnwnr tir..tl- unfl atnliillflf nf fhn
i tracks has increased: eeneral efficiency
j increased; mileage has decreased,
,ii. to elimination of curvci., Ac; grades
I i.nvn ivn l.wpe.wHl or aliolished: freieht
trnftln has increased, methods of handling
it hure Iven improved. All of these, you
say. enter into the making of a freight
rate. And yet, with all these changes,
you think there lias lieen no cause for a
revision of rates?"
Mr. Crossley began an explanation, but
Gov Pennypacker Interrupted him with,
"You can answer that 'yes' or 'no '"
"No, I do not," said lr. Crossley
FRUIT BUYERS WIN QUICKLY.
niK Waste nf rallfornl Prndnrt
Sated hr tlrnliera Comlnsr In 'lrm,
It took one day for the Fruit Ruyers
Association to win its strike against the
receivers of California fruit. With the
exception of one or two of the receivers
or brokers for the California shippers,
who held out, the receivers agreed yester
day to the terms of the buyers that only
a cents should be charged for carting a
box of fruit.
As a result many carloads of California
fruit wero auctioned yesterday at the
piers of the Erie Railroad at the foot
of Chambers street Tho receivers held
a meeting in the morning in the offices
of Stelnhardt Jt Kelly in Park place and
agreed to the terms of tho buyers.
'I he agents for the shippers in California
decided that the opposition was so strong
that hundreds of carloads of fruit would
rot unless the demands of the buyers wore
C. A. MOORE, JR., A BANKRUPT.
Cnrnratlr Trust Co. Director's Case
Sent to Referee.
Charles A. Moore, .Ir., one of the Car
negie Trust Company directors, was ad
judicated a bankrupt yesterday by Judge
Mayer on tho Involuntary petition filed
against him on April 12, toil. The case
was sent to Margrano Coxe, referee In
bankruptcy at fto Church street, to take
charge of the further proceedings.
t Mr. Moore went to Italy before the bank
ruptcy petition was filed and never appeared
to answer or plead to the petition, lie wus
therefore served by mall and by publica
tion. -The Savoy Trust Company put In nn
answer against tho bankruptcy petition,
which answer was withdrawn a few days ago
and tile petitioning creditors asked for an
adjudication, which was granted yesterday.
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