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VOL. LXXX. NO. 105.
NEW YORK, SATURDAY. DECEMBER 14, 1912. Covvilolit, 1912. by thr. Sun Printing ond VubUnhing Association.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
ALLIES LIKELY TO
" SUPPORT GREECE
Mn. Insist That She
Admitted to London
HLTiOAKS STAND FIRM
Must Have Adrianople o
. They'll Break Xegotia
v Hons. Says Delegate.
ri'KKS WILL NOT (MVK IN
Tln'v'11 Tun) to l'owor if Terms'
Arc Too Severe. It
'jjer'.l' r lltfinttili to I'm Si
l.o.snoN, Dec. IS. The poxltlon In In
taken h tlrppm' In t lie forthcoming
conference on this the pvp of what pur
yorts to lo tho ninxi ppoth making
meeting ot tin- Pirwpix xlncp the hIsii
Insr of tho licrlln Treaty In 1S7S re
main a pnzzlu ami nil nllemptx to pI li
pid, Hp it full.
Tho Sulillmp I'ortp, ai'ronling to ilpx
patohci from Uonxtnntinuplp, tu-ilay
InitrnctPil Its (tplpRiitPH not to mpct tin
rppre.spntntlvex of (Sroecr, who nre nl
iPMily hrro. In tho mpanwlillp the
(ircekx are rpportetl to be pxtremely
active, both In Kplrus anil In the Kan
Ben. enilenvorlnK to wtrlkp a telling blow
nt what remains of Turkey's power In
Th correxiwnilent of tho I'arls
7cm;j. who travellcil from Uerlla with
M. Daneff, one of the Uulffarlan dele-
Calea to the peace conference, says tho
latter expressed scepticism Jn reRanl
to the newspaper statements that Tur
key would make reserves In the case
of the 'Greek delegates taking part In
the proceedings on the Kround that
Oreoco had not xlxnpd tho armtstlc.
M. Dnneff arRtied that the Turks do
not own n glnfclo port on the .Aegean 8ea
which tho Greeks nr blockading and
that the Black Sea ond the Sea of Mar
mora nre open.
In the event of the Turks offering- re-
Stance to the admission of tho Greeks
the conference M. Daneff said he had
J?a..doubt that the other delegates would
rany togemer ana demand that tho
Greeks participate; Jn the conference.
M. Daneff went on to say:
"Tho press has Indicated Adrianoult:
as onn of the delicate problems. There
ran be no discussion of that point. The
Possession of Adrianople, so far as we
r concerned. Is u sine qua non of any
fcnec on this point If necessary, even If
r- ' ' ' "... .'.inn v. . 1 1 1 t : U 1 1 1 1 1 -
we need to renew the war. Fresh re
serves have lieen called out anil the
troops In Macedonia havo been concen
trated. Our position from, a military
viewpoint is excellent; it Is such that
we can speak definitely. Adrlanople Is
doomed. It must fall Into our hands
and we know It must. That Is why wc
are not sending thousands of troops
to be hutcherpd needlessly In an attack
,that would only give us'the town a few
"It is entirely to Turkey's Interest,"
continued M. Daneff, "to come to an
fccrcement. Supposing what is impos-
ible. that Bulgaria signed peace condi
tions, which from her viewpoint were
k l.ot wholly satisfactory, tlieru would In
a few years havo to be another war,
Turkey's real interest is to agree to
Jcrms that will secure a lasting peace
And will give her as a neighbor a Bul
garia, which has been completely reas
hurnd." ""M. Daneff does not believe that the
difficulty between Austria and Servla
will require fighting to be settled. He
npyr: "If the Powers unite In the pro
posals to bp put to the Balkan States
the. latter will be obliged to glvo them
thz most serious consideration."
M. Daneff refused to hpeak of the re
.'Kttonn of Bulgaria with Rumania and
Ureece. anil concluded; "The essentnl
-..lilng for the allies Is lo remain united.
he definite, practical nature of their
snplratlons seems to be a strong guar
antee of union, None cherishes Immod-
pra ambitions, and tho conference will
ialo that clear. The negotiations be
tween Turkey and ourselves will be, on
vlously, attended with difficulties. We
anticipate obstacles, even repulses. That I
lu I it I,. nvtiw.tcwf U o niA ilAlnnnlH,.! I
Ik to In. expected. We nre determined
to go to any length to uphold our Inter
ests, but wo do not fear the final Issue,"
Rcchld Pasha, one of tho Turkish
delegates, in an interview in Paris said:
nro sincere in our desire for peace,
are nrmly resolved that It shall
anly peace with honor. Our mill
tary resources an? Increasing dally. Wej,0 f the society's work. A list of
now havo 170,000 men nt Tehatuldja i in.-.t n.ivlne members nf lln. snelen.
.Tio are abundantly provided with mu-
nltlons of wnr. Tho sanitary condi-!
lions in tne niiiii aro improving fiany.
Thero is no question at the moment
of anything but a simple suspension I
or arms. Hostilities win certainly Ik- ' the payment until the society had sat
renewed if either of tho purtles nt tlio!iHned tho Surrogate's Court,
conference seeks to impose too onerous
conditions , J MAY FREE CONVICTED OFFICIAL,
"8o for as Albania Is concerned," . 7
J.t..rl TT...I.M "T-i,t.bn,. I A
.ltliuu - v,,, -,.j tn iuu) in
ecognlxe tho ultimate autonomy of
hat country under the suzerainty of
n" flultan. I can add nothing now to I
that, but I do not mind laying stress
in the fact that we cannot negotlute
AwJth Greeco until sho has concluded an
armlstlco on tho same conditions us the
rest or tne nines, -inn siaie ot war we
are In, so far as Greece Is concerned,
does not constitute a stable base for
nUotlolon. A collision on sea or land
mtfht alter tho baso one day or an
other. We cannot be expected to treat
with a Btate which is looking for the
rljance jt war to Improve her diplo
'On the other hand, naturally we wish
to negotiate directly with the Balkan
allies and arrive at a treaty without
Continutd on Fifth Page,
s Inu llilotiinlle llotr. I
V""M' I ilhlr llr.,i"t'l. in 'I 111: Si i I
I'.uils. Ill r tl. Tin' says III
! learns from nn unimpeachable source 1
iinil Mulgar In will iiiii'i' tin. Trlnl.. Al.
IIiiihi- nnl In nlxn iiImiiii in rniii luile nn
Ill'flOl-.l tflll. , I.. II.. Il.l
.inrMllll. liy iiii.m means
the iliuil innnnichy will accomplish u
'innsteily diplomatic iiinM- which, the
I'limnt remarks, Ik simply 11 irjiotitloll
nr her diplomacy in regat.l i,,' Kumnnlii.
This Is new. ami If accurate will
pilluw Austria to dictate .terms In Servl.i
which will lose her Ik, f mcoiii Inu i
polt nn lln- Adriatic. It will also glio
j Turkey a new lease of lift. In Ihirnoi-
ami allnw tin- xlalillliy of the Kuiop.an
I'liiallv It wmilil pinte the stii-uulii'
nf the Kaiser's Inlluenee In European I
politics w,ien h.. declared that then '
wiinlil In- nu European cnntllct anil nn
exit nf Tuikev frnni Europe.
I CONGRESS MAY PROBE PUTUMAYO
I'liiiltrrBaiiinii Klmlreil U I iii n I r r
in iiiiiint-r Itroelllr.
W ixiilMjTo.v. Dee. t.1. Itpprpxentntlve t
Klnill.Ml nr New nrk lo-ilay liitroiluteil
a lexnlutlnn In the Moils.- providing for
till lilPStlgatiou by Congress of the
atrneliles cnmtultieil agalnxl the Indian
; rubber gatliprprs nf the I'utumayn ills-
irict in I'eru.
A resolution wax passed at the sum
mer session nf Congress culling upon
Secretary nf .state Knox for what In
formation he might have, lie has not
yet iniiiie reply, but the Slate Depart
ment expects to receive first hand In
formation uiKin the arrival next week
of Stuart Puller. I'nlted Slates Consul
ut Iillltos, I'eru.
FIVE $1 ,000 BILLS FOUND IN
I'aslor of Our Lndv of Hope
Doesn't Know Who
Somebody put five J1.0U0 bills Into
the poor box of the new Spanish Catho
lic Church of Our I.udy of Hope, In
West 13Sth street, on Wednesday of
last week. No card was attached.
After ten days of Inquiry the pastor of
the church does not know the nainu of
the giver. He thinks he never will,
Archerj.M. Huntington gave the site
of the church and 150,000 of the build
ing fund. King Alfonso sent a silver
lamp with thre cherub figures beneath
the Spanish crown, and a ruby light
which swings on a chain from the cell
ing before the alter. With the lamps
came a painting from Joaquin So
rolla y Bastlda. The altar Itself was n
gift from Mr. and Mrs. Frederic C.
Kvery day since the dedication the
pastor, Father Adrian Bulsson, has been
unlocking his church door with n
Jewelled key. Kvery day he was" disap
pointed not to find more money In tho
poor box. It perplexed him that those
who came to mass and to hear the
sermon on Sunday should not be more
generous for charity. He felt that as
Christmas drew near the little box
would receive more attention.
I'p to Wednesday of last week there
had never been more than $l..i3 In the
box. When Father Bulsson found the
i,000 It took his breath. '
"Who gave It? Who could have given
it? I do not know." Father Bulsson
said last night. "Did you? No? Then
how did you hear about It?"
The $5,000 could be used In a great
many ways, the priest said; the church
Itself was very poor.
At F. C. I'enfleld's home it was said
that Mr. and Mrs. l'enfield had heard
about the gift becnuso of inquiry that
had been made, but neither knew who
the giver was.
"Conscience money, perhaps." sug
gested Mrs. I'enfleld's secretary.
SEEKS MONEY PULITZER LEFT,
Phllhnrmanle Ortlfles It Una Com
piled With Cnnillllnna.
The 1'hllharmonlc Society filed a peti
tion In the Surrogate's office yesterday
asking for a decree directing tho
trustees under the will of Joseph
Pulitzer to jiny the society a legacy of
$500,000 outright and one-third of .the
Income left to his sons, Herbert and
Joseph, until they are 30 years old.
The total value of tho bequest is
The petition said that the legacy was
left with tho provision that the society's
concerts be open to the public nt re
duced rates, that tho programmes be
not too severely classical and lllut Mr.
Pill Iter's fiivnrltf mmruMrM. 1to.
thoven, Wugner nnd Liszt, bo recog-
. . ..
nixed, tie also direcicu mat within
three yeurs the society form Itself Into
n memlierslilp corporation having not
less than 1,000 paying memliers,
The petition sa.ld that the society had
complied with all the requirements of
the will, and contained a resolution
thanking Mr, Pulitzer for his recognl
Was also HUlimltted.
Counsel for the socletv said that
request had In-en mude to the trustees
for the payment of the legacies, but
that tho trustees had refused lo moke
I'HOinlc llwyor I'lrnda for l.rnlrney
In Cnsr of Dr. Illllol
nr. James Nelson Elliot, former city!,nB Informers. In another ense the
sanitarian of Passaic, N, J who was
found guilty of embezzlement when he
left Unit city last June, leaving a $1,100
shortage in his accounts, will probably
escape a Jail sentence.
When he was arraigned for sentence
yesterday Mayor 8cger and City Com
missioner Sullivan appearod to plead
for leniency in Elliot's behalf. The
Mayor urged the court to give the con-
vlet-t eltv official ,.nH.H .,- '
ivi.. thm nH.,n.r 7 Zlll " v I
. TS-Jir. Pn Jf. an '
office in Fassaic, and, by private prac-
liuu in; ,r.v.n. ,im iiiiJi.cjr .u no Cliy,
Elliot's friends have proffered $400 on
The court adjourned the case for a
bad check game nets
1 Itl tMlli I (.;( Kstiltl' .Mil II
rested ;is ini pn I in
MANY UA.NKS TIIK LOSKKS
Mfll ill Tombs Tl'll (if lllCllioilS
S.' liiim 111 I flM
" in nil- ill li II It'll 1 iiri
Took I'll It.
New Vnrk nn December 21 In Mr. Sul
Tlieie wax u good deal of satisfaction zer's honor,
este!ilay afteiunon abniil the District Presldi'iit-flecl Wilson, Vlce-I'resldenl-
Attornuy's ofllce following the arrest I M'irali.ill. Senator Johnson of
'''" " My.. A. Uvln,,.i?Xire
Kum nn un- i niirKP oi iorger.1 up is
oeiipvp.i in up me mail who lias maile
bank oltlcl.ils throughout the nasi ner
Miiis for two ears by the repeated
lusxlng of forged certified clucks, and
agalnxt whom I'D, lino copies of a warn
ing weip xpnt .nut xnnipthltig more than
a year ago b the National Surety
Company The swindler i said to
havp got til e;it $50,000 by Ills opera
tlnn. I.lvlngnon said he was a real estate
agent and an Impoiter. lie Is 40 years,
old. Ills home is nt 13ii:t Forty-ninth
streei, Brooklyn, and his office Is at 11G!
Nassau street. He was arrested In hl
office yesterday afternoon by Detective
Itusso on n bench warrant Issued utter
his Indictment for forget In the third
The banks that are raid to have been
swindled Include the Chemical Na
tional, the Bank of the Manhattan
Company, the Market and Fulton Na
tional Bank and the Broadway Trust
Company. The Anieiliau Kxpress
Company and the Culled State Kx
press Company are alo said In have
Livingston's arrext wax preceded a
month ago by the airest of two men
charged with being hi accomplices.
They have been In the Tomb since and
they gave to Assistant District Attor
ney George 'A. Medalle the Information
that led to thi; unvM of Lhlngxton
Their numes are wlthheM for the pres
ent. The stories they tell of I.UIngston
Implicate him In a series of forgeries
all the way from Baltimore to Montreal
The cleverness with which the swind
ler worked with his accomplices and
his dupes has been most puzzling lo
those o'n the case. Mr. Medalle says
Livingston spared no expense or labor
In preparing the ground for the for
geries. According to the affidavits of
the men in the Tomb the first step
was to secure thloiigh their connivance
a genuine cheek made out by u business
house and the second step was to obtain
through a forged order u check book
from the bank where the concern had
an account. The forgery with which
Livingston Is specifically charged Is a
fair example of the roundabout manner
In which he Is supposed to have carried I
out his schemes. j
The men In the Tombs say thai Liv
ingston, under the name nf John Hein
berg, opened an office In Trenton, N. J.,
and from there sent certain woollen
goods to the auction firm of Wllmer
dlng, Morris & Mitchell of 374 Broadway,
to bo sold. The goods were sold and Liv
ingston got n check for SO at an upper
Broadway address where he hud ar
ranged to receive mail. He then had the
signature of the firm of Wllnierdlng,
Morris & Mitchell, as well as their
Tho next step, nccordlng to the In
formants, was to get a check book from
the bank, In this case th Bank of the
Manhattan Company. They say that
Livingston had printed In a small
Brooklyn printing shop fifty order slips
that read "Order Slip. Please deliver to
. . Wllnierdlng. Morris & Mitch
ell." In the blank spaces were In
serted, according to the story, "the
bearer" and "one largo check book,"
and nn Initial was signed under the
firm's name. The order slip was given to
an accomplice, who In turn got a boy to
take It to tile bank.
The trick would probably have
worked had not It been the custom
of the Wllmcrdlng concern to have their
check books made specially for them,
and also had it not been for the fact
Hint the Bank of the Manhattan Com-
puny had been swindled once before In
a similar way. A fake package was tied
up by the bank officials, given to the
boy and then traced, as the story goes,
to the office of Llvligston. This was on
November 11. Livingston was out at
t!,B '.lm0' .but .IT m"" W" "" ''"
story were orrested
ll.rr,,- ui.'ii uur nuiii null lll.'i .
....rtiit,i in t ,. ,i,.. i ,
m, ...... . .i ,
schemes which nettol Livingston about
$20,000 and that their share was $2,500
each. Barnett Brothers, Jewellers lu
Maiden lane, was another firm whose I
name who i.hk.o n.v iiviiiksioii miring j
the past two years, according to the I ""' """" fuse,
nflldavlts. They say that lie forged a I Wasiiinoton, Dec. 13. W. C. Brown
clieck for $1,500 on the Market and land John Cnrlcnsen, president and vice
Fulton National Bank, payable to the I president of the New York Central rail.
I'nlted Stutes Express Company. , road, ate threatened with criminal nro-
They sweur that Livingston sent one of ,
"'H accomplices lo tins imnk to have
the check certified, that this wus done,
that the express company honored the
check and In return guve out travellers'
checks. These were cashed in Mon-
trenl nnd tho money brought to Llv-
Ingston, they say.
A check for $5,000 on the Chemlcnl !
National Bank was forged In a similar
munner in the name of Burling & Dole, I
auctioneers, of 7 Greene street, accord-
men in thn Tombs swear Livingston
stole n letter to get tho signature of
the Klelncrt Rubber Company, A
check for $5,012,50 was forged, they
say, and was cashed at tho Broadway
It is not understood that Livingston
did the actual forging, but Mr, Medslla
feels sure that he has Information that
will lead to the arrest of the penman
J"B" ' l" f
ball yesterday by judge O'Hulltvan, b.
w whom he was arraigned in General
neerfoet Farm "su.iisn.
UtttR nf Iho ttnder Hirst of mils pT.s unit elielrs
ptoM, ou hav asvrr ImibiI ptrfeot hiimii un.
jjwa hv tried Ultm, Hwri of Imluiloof,
I SULZER SENDS RESIGNATION., j
Tells Ifni, Ills He'll l.entr 'iimrr
i Wiximmito.s-. Dec. 13. lie picxeliln-
I lln- William Kulxcr, Governor-elect of
j New Yull, xenl thlx letter tu Go Dlx
"Mv Dkmi (tnvKiiM)R' I hereby resign
my seal In 1 1 n House of Itepresentatlvps
fn'i tin. Tenth Congressional district
"!' i In- Stnio nf New Vork, to tikt effect
on Hip :MhI ilay of December. 1912.
.Mi. Miler Intends to lenvo hero parlv
m'xl ,ve'l ," l-pare for his Inaugurn-
)-'. nr ii-iriu-il II lf'li.'KIlIll lO-IIH.V
ifiotn William .1. Bryan nt Miami. Flu
accepting un Invitation to the banquet
to bp given al the Waldorf-Astoria In
will probably speak,
of New Vnrk will preside.
TAKES TURN FOR THE WORSE
l'li M'cinii.s in CohstHiit Attend
n nee on Him Oxygen Trent
zptti'il ' iittlt Jf.wfrA Tub si v
London, Dec. 13. Dorchester House,
tin- lipadqiiarters of the American Em
bassy, threw off Its attempts at con
cealment to-ilay and admitted that
Whltelaw Held, the American Ambassa
dor, wax seriously III. His asthmnttcal
trouble, coupled with a severe nervous
breakdown, In a man "5 years of age,
has called the most serlou apprehen
sion, While hopes are naturally enter
tained that theie Is a chance for his
recovery, the likelihood of his illness
Having a ruiai enuing Is now conceded.
l')VHli!.ini iiru In ennuliint flllnmliinna
" ""k " v
upon the Ambassador, but their names,
at their own request, have not been
The condition of Mr. Held may be
Imagined from the fact that yesterday
there were three administrations of
oxygen, and a cablegram was sent to
Ogden Mills Held Informing him of Ills
father's condition. The son replied that
he would sail from New York on the
.Mauretanla on December 17. but owing
to the latest developments It Is now
considered very likely that he will leave
Mr. Held has not been well since he
returned from the Cnlted States some
time ago. Beyond his speech on Thomas
Jefferson In Wales. ,wi!ch caused con
siderable criticism In the United States,
and which was delivered Immediately
after his retum, lie has not fulfilled any
public engagement, while his visits to
the Kmbassy have been very few. n
addition to I he asthma Mr. Keld's
nervex gae way. and he became a
prey to melancholia.
The news of tho seriousness of .Mr.
Ileld's condition became generally
known to-day. and n procession of
piomlnent persons streamed 'o Dor
chester House to make Inquiries and to
Oudeu Mill Held will eHVe this
morning on the Kronprlnr.essln Ceclllo
to visit his father, Whltelaw Held. He
has heard that his father's condition is
very grave but his illness Is not neces
sarily fatal Ogden Held had In
tended to go to London for the Christ
mas holidays, but owing to the Illness
of his father he will leave earlier than
BELMONT DEER LEGALLY KILLED
Thr lrf..fi, Held 1 p In l,onB U.
ml ll, II r leased After Inqulrr.
The carcasses of three buck deer that
were killed on the deer preserve at Au
gust Belmont's nursery farm at North
Babylon were held up nt Long Island
City on Wednesday by the Long Island
Kxpress Company pending investiga
tion. They had been shipped to W. H.
Hlchnrdson of Brooktleld, Mass. Tho
deer are said to havo been shot by
Raymond. August, Jr., and Morgan Bel",
The carcasses were token to the local
express ofllce yesterday by Snot. O'Blien
, of thn nnrajipv fn .l,n i.a.i n .....
fr, ,,e tii; ...,." -.?" ".!
' ..... , .i.iuiii cir.iui .up, I,.,- lumumi
people that the shipment was entirely
regular, that the application for the
killing, as required by tho law, had been
regularly made and that the carcasses
were properly marked and tagged,
Ifn.'ri Xntf lit Taltn noma
- 'imuden;, InvestlgatTo; Tand reported tnat
I the law hud been fully compiled with.
.1 , ,
T,,t were then forwarded.
MAY SUE BROWN CRIMINALLY.
, , , Thrri,leu. Ai-tlo.. I..
ceedlngs by the Department of Justice
on account of nn alleged rebating case
Some time ago' Indictments were found
against the Lake Shore, the Bin Four.
and the Chicago, Indiana and Southern
railroads for thn granting of rebates to
the O'Garn Coal Company of Chicago.
James Wllkerson, I'nlted States At-
torney nt Chicago, had a conference pt
the Department of Justice to-day with
the Attorney-Gonerul. It was learned
that the conference had to do with
beginning action to get Indictments.
Tho three railroads are subsidiaries
oflhe New York Central.
GRAFTED IN HATS AND SOCKS,
Plrrri ot lleadwear ma
Nor-s Bonaht for SIB Ilea,
IUTAVU, Ohio, Deo. U. Evidence in
the Clermont county Kraft Inquiry shows
that the county Infirmary for onn year
bought 400 men' hats to supply the
twenty-five male Inmates, while over
nine hundred pair of socks, some silk,
were Also purchased,
Home very fancy millinery for the
women Inmates was urchas4 at 111
andTJJU a hat.
AS GANGPLANKS SLIP
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slide Into Water iis
WOMAN LOSKS II Kit
'wlm N now In the Neullly Hospital.
I'lllllfrCK Allt'Htl 1111(1, Mrs. Barnes Is u beautiful blonde. She
Officers Drny I'nssenpers
The Cunarder Mauretanla, after a
mighty tussle with head seas that de
layed her thirteen hours, docked late
last night, landing nn unusually largo
number of passengers, n big proportion
of whom are here to spend the Christ
For n few seconds Just after the
gangplanks had been put up It looked
ns if folly or fifty voyagers Impetuously
uiLMiius in uin.i were going lo lie spiiieti
Into the North Biver. The two long
gangplanks had been put aUiard the
ship at a gentle Incline from the pier
nnd after Cap . Turner had left the
bridge under the Impression thut the
ship had made fast she beenn moving
slowly forward toward the pierhead.
Thp motion nt first was so gentlo
that the pjssengcis and customs nffl -
cers who ciowde.l both canirnlunkx i
apparently did not realise their danger.
liui the ship continued to move with
accelerated fori.- and a great cry went'
up until from the pier and the vessel's
direction of the ship. ..no woman lost
her furs overboard, the slings of the
gangplank nearest to the shore swung!
icii.y nai oi a pasenger
a no it went after the furs.
MnilV nf .1,.. t f,.ll .t
i - ..... iin.ni,i linn,
the arms of their male frlneds or rela- "o'Donnell." said the" .lustle- "whv
lives who grceled them. One man , didn't you gn down on Wall street ? Voil
leaped over a rail of u gangplank onto; have made the gieatexl mistake of vofir
the pier. Officers nnd seamen nbonrd life. If u hn. e there ami done
the ship dragged half a dozen pas- something like this ml would have
sengers back. The excitement wus p'ac- been culled a xiui , sxfiil financier and
tlcally all over in less than two minute, there would lue b. en an air of resiiec
Nobody was hurt. lability al t you. A man who lakes
Both the gangplanks swung fire of a small sum like thlx Is only a . otiiuiou
the ship for several minutes after bav- thler. '
lug been forced nt ungles of nbmil forty -
five degrees from their original poxl- mtiMntT itt-m mitt-v -
lions. About twenty minutes later the , C0UNCILMEN GUILTY OF GRAFT.
ship Jjacked out and the gangplankj
were put in plaie ugain. She had gon ' ''""ili'ilwu lile tniiruiih Ktlilencr
forwurd nearly fifteen feet. ' i r,,,,,, n , ,.,,
Copt. I.etson, the shore superintend- ! , .
ent. said he did not know the e....Mi. ,.r n, : ."I-ntii' t itv. Dec. 13.- rile Jury lu
trouble, nor was Cap!. Turner able to
tell anything about It. The customs
men nre Inclined to think tluit the ac
cident demonstrated the dangers ol
Among the pasiengets aboard the
Mauretanla were Mme. Tetraulnl. the
tirlmn llllMI I'l U-lll. Ill-nllnlll .. ......I ...... I .,
'presented to her by the Hovnl Phllhar-
O I- o .-... ... .:.
niuon; nuvieiy 01 i.onilon. pni"savn she
Is the first woman (o receive a medal
from the society since A.lellna Pattl got
oneitwentv years ago
She will not slntr i. v,v v....L.
season, she says. After her appearnnco
In Haverhill. Boston, Chicago and Phil
adelphia she will go to San Francisco
Other passengers by Hie stoiui be
lated ship were E. H. Butt, the brother
of Mujor Archibald Butt; Thomas F.
Clark. Vice-president of thu Ameilcnn
Telephone and Telegraph Company.
Lady Herbert, widow of Sir Michael
Hicks Herbert; It. M. Haan or the St.
Hegls, C. A. Marsh, George Gordon
Moore, who recently gave a spectacular !
dinner In London; Sir Hodman Itoblln,
Prime Minister of Manitoba; II. S. P.u-
bens, Countess Camilla Short and Major
G. Crelghton Webb.
Big seus battered the ship, some more
inn frtHV r.,.,. It uh Tin Tii.b, . .
V . ' ""VX: T : : ,
....v.. .i. . n. v.,.,, "-,,.-, ,., iniur.
to a dead stop. '
CITY NO PLACE FOR A CHILD
Conrl llrfnsr lo l.rl Henry
JohnVn llo C.iiur to New 1 orU,
White Plains, Dec 13. After hear
ing arguments to-day In the suit for
separation brought by Mrs. Kathorlne
S. Johns, wife of Henry Ward John
; , ' "'""r"u ,nc; The British Consul-General appealed
tlrm until his retirement Ave years ago ' to llle OVPt.nor for clemency for tho
Justice Morschauser In tthlte Plains Uomun, wn onlni, ,0 Klntt. ft.,
ordered the husbund to pay tho wife Canada on Octoder 12 last,
alimony of $100 pending trial of the suit i
und $250 counsel fees. The Judgo di
rected that the trial take place In Jan
uary ut White Plains.
Counsel for Mrs, Johns asked that the
two young sons lie sent to Mrs, Johns's
homo In Manhattan.
"I will never send young children to
New Vork," said Justice Morschauser,
"It Is not a proper place for them,"
He permitted the children to remain
with Johns pending tho trial of the
suit nnd directed Unit Mrs. Johns be '
allowed to see them. j
Mrs. Johns lu her petition said Hint i
iici iiuxnuiiii ntiu inreuieiieii ner re
peatedly and on one occasion she hod
to Jump out of a window Into the snow
to escape his temper. The couple were
married in 18!)C.
BULLETS FOR HARTLEY HALL.
fler Thrrr Shots Sorr Window
Students l.lr I, on,
It wns a quiet little evening around
Columbia University, as nights go up
there, except for the sound of revelry
that came from a room on the fifth lloor
of Hartley Hall at 115th street and
Amsterdam avonue, Muoh noise drifted
from tho partly opened window and
despite tho protests of sleepy pontons
across the street the noise kept right on
A little riftor mldnlaiit live lead bul
lets, presumably from a revolver, splin
tered the window of this room on the
fifth floor and splashed against the wall,
No one was hit, but those In (he room
laid themselves carefully on the floor
and sent word for Harry Lee Norrls,
superintendent of the tmlldlnir, to tele
phone the police,
The police rnme and went away, and
thereafter there was peace In Hartley
DE MUMM SHOT BY A WOMAN.
I'nrUInn ( Inbmnti Srrlonal) Wimnd-
ed .Urn. Ilarnrs of .New ork.
Sprtial t able fimpatth la Tur. St v
I'ahih. Dec. 13. Walter de Mumm, a
prominent Parisian clubman who Is n
' brother of thp nntp.l inifmnii mi,) lu '
; "111 with the famous chnmpagne faml-
; " r Miwimuw) wiiiiiine.i Hi-i
.iiuii-uiij i,j .in.. ..irs. iiarnes, an Aineri-
I ran woman, who Is known lu Paris
I t'l,,,ll"ntl- Tl"' woman emptied thp con- f
i nif in a i Hviiivrr lino lie .Minimi,
I l sold to bp a divorcee from New Vork.
, It Is said that on learning that do
i .Milium was about to break off with her
Mrs. Barnes asked for a final Interview.
Dp Mumm met her and the loveri' quar
rel which ensued was very acute.
The woman In n paroxysm of angnr
drew a revolver unci fired several shots
at de Mumm. She then coolly balled
a taxicab nnd drove to the railway
station, where she en light n train for
The exact Identity of the woman,
who moved In good society In Paris,
iM ,. nivMerv
Mlllnm WUH , M vs(ol.
partme,s which the woman took In
, ,tm. ,,,. ,, ,,,.,,., , . .
, .. , , Min is caii mis
l0'" 1 '"' ti",0,"' thp 'ult of a
iqunriM, The Woman sent for a doctor
i n,lJ 11 brother of do Mumm, w ho bad the
1 wounded man carried to u hospital
nn ctvat tv watt e- i
" i-.mio uurri
"" ri-lls I'rliimrr Itnlilim
, it,.., ,....1,1.. .i.i.......
I. 'Z'" " ' ' ' ,.""'n" f P J'"n "
I , V, ZWS.. i" .,.VV V'VT
day he .old h.n, thai "it " whs really
.lolnc to steal be .umht i i..
I Wall streei. wheie there would at least
, .... ... i
ui' I n r nr l-pstiei'lMlill t 'ili.ml II
j the Council manic gtr.(t -vases that have
been nn trial define Justin- Kallsch at
Max Landing for three days letiuned
II verdict of rulltv ailiix! IIi.nv I.'
Dougherty and John Muriland but ac-! ,nL'' hy ,mc,,r of ,llR exchange with
quilted Aldernun ie.uge W. Carmany. ; ""' '"KUment that they would be im
Pipldent of the Cniinell! .I.ilm l),,n..iu i practicable.
, ami Huirv Miil.uk. The coin icied
i" , "''ea'- ,
Ill the CHXP nr I.4M.I.II1V :iml Mill... 1
, , .
i ' , . - verdict of ac
IV iv.i , , At".""-fi'-
icwl SN ""un "dfiue submitted
"", uflicl-nl In warrant conviction.
) Dougherty was the only man con
victed by dictagraph evidence and his
counsel Is ciiulldent the higher courts
will upset the verdict because of this.
GOV. DIX PARDONS PALMIST.
Vm snirnee.l lo WorUliotiae fur n
trnr for I'rnellalttK I'rnnil,
Auunv. Dec. 13. -Gov. DU lo-ilay
paidoned y.ena May. sentenced to the
workhouse in New Vork city for a ear
in default of payment of a bond of $500,
a sentence Imposed upon her after she
: hud ndmrtteil before Magistrate Butts
on Novemlier l'J that she hud engaged
tin the prohibited practice of palmistry.
T iu .-,..-., I.... I .... f..l...l.. 1 ,
v ;L. . ' " :"''" , " r .. "..
.,. .,.- ,,i,i rcuij, ,.iiu lix l on
sequently sent to the workhouse.
'It nppeiu-H that Zenu May has two
children," the Governor added, "and her
Imprisonment necessitates the husband
faklnir pun of then. iI.iim ti.r..ntti.iv
w,!him from obtaining work.
I "Magistrate Units
liail nu discretion
I in the matter but
to Impose the pen-
alty provided by law and when ap
, pealed to said it was beyond ills power
: to furnish relief nnd kiieh rellr nnVi
DIFFER ON VALUE OF MAN S LIFE
llir I'll.-. II I hi, Illlll
other nt T,not.
The differing views of Juries ns
tho value of u man's life were shown
In the Supreme Court yesterday when
a verdict was returned by a Jury lie-
fore Supreme Court Justice Lehman In
a suit ugulnst Purk & Tilford for the
dentil of Michael Condron. Condron
nnd ills brother Jnmes were killed
when nn elevator In the defendant's
building fell sixty feet
Mrs, James Condron, who was left
with two children, sued before Justice
Davis nnd got a verdict for $18,000.
The court then suld It would set the
verdict aside and order a new trial
unless Mrs. Condron ncepted '10,000.
Michael Condron left a widow and
five children, and the Jury before Jus
tlce Lehman yesterday awarded only
$7,500 damages for his death,
O'REILLY MUST SERVE OUT TERM.
Court Affirms L rer's Conviction
for Ilrrelvlns; Stolen Oqnda,
Daniel O'llellly, a lawyer ronvlcted
of recrlvlnsr stolon goods In connection
with the theft of $00,000 In securities
from the Consolidated Stock Exchange
firm of llanoroft It Co., who Is set-vlna-
seven months on Bluckwell's Island,'
must complete ins term -unaer n, deci
sion of the Appellate Division yesterday
which nfflrmed his convlotion,
In Ills opinion Presiding Justice In
BTftham mays that n'ltellly, wlm ns ron.
resentatlve of the thieves negotiated
With the owners of the securities for a
reward for their return, knew that the
securities were stolen and held, them
until IM08 had been paid, although It
PUJO IN U
INTO SHORT SALES
I mi o lS
jiirt'L ougguniiuun uir rj"
change Arc Indicated
MIL STUROIS ON STAND
Tells of DiseipliningMcmbcrs
Hecausc of Certain
CAN'T BAR OUTSIDER
Former President Thinka
Selling Short Is Warranted
OTHKH OOVKKXORS HEARD
Old Rmik .Vote Company Chnrpe
of Discrimination Is Re
WiriHiMiTo.v, Dec. 13. Counsel for
l he PuJo Investigating committee threw
out lu the course of the day's hearinr
fliese three suggestions of reform for
the New Vork Stock Exchange: "
Tljat memliers of the big board bm
prohibited from executing orders for
lmpurtant operators like James TV.
Keene. who are known to have ma
nipulated the market.
That the New Vork Stock Exchange
prohibit short sales of stock.
That the exchange compel the actual
delivery of stock at the New York
exchange clearing house.
Members of the committee seemed to'
be under the impression that it would
lie as feasible for the sfock Exchange;
to pi event Us members from doing busi
ness for manipulators like Kecne as it
Is to apply the regulation against any
tiicmlier executing orders for a member
of the Consolidated Exchange.
Also the committee's counsel appar
ently believes that the enforced presenta
tion of stock certificates at the clearing;
house would materially reduce specula
rum, All of these suggestions were
A '-'W I"11'1 "t the
taken up with the consideration of the
ethics of the short sale. Frank K.
Stuigls and Itudulph Kepplfr, both
fni nice presidents of tile exchange and
now memliers of' the board of gov
ernors, gave llielr views on so-called
manipulation In lite stock market and
defended the methods and practices on
tlie "uig Isiurd."
Mr. Sturgls could Imagine circum
stances under which It was perfectly
Justifiable lo go short of the murker,
but be bad never in Ills life sold a
xhaip in this way for himself and he
did not approve of the practice when
the market was in normal condition.
lllllll. II la
He acknowledged that It was largely
a "gumble," but admitted that the New
Vork Stock (exchange has never seri
ously considered the piopo-iltlon of for
Mr. Keppler thought that manlpula-
! Hon was legitimate when the rules ot
'I' exchange were observed nnd when It
I did not puss the bounds of reasonabtn-
The lest of reason that he would ap
ply seemed to depend on the wealth of
the manipulator and the length of his
The committee In the course of the
day tried to obtain from Harry Content,
who ha? the reputation of executing
the biggest orders on the Stiect and of
representing some of the most Impor
tant traders, how thn feat of nrtlflchlly .
raising nnd depressing price levels was
accomplished. Mr Content smiled and
shook his head. Ho knew very little
about such things and that little chiefly
from henrsny. He bad not represented
any syndicate or pool In such tranrac
tlon. although he may have bought and
sold stocks for a house that was manag
ing a pool. But anyway a pool Is an
old fashioned Idea now, according to
Harry Content. .
"Now," said he, "each man is a pool
In other words, as Mr. Content vlejva
the situation, big operators have learned
from bitter experience that It Is safer to
do their own manipulating than to go
Into partnership with others. Human
nature Is weak and tho partners seemed t
frequently to yield to temptation and
Thinks I'utillr Is Benefited.
In Mr. Content's opinion also the pub
lic Is benefited by speculation In stocks.
He Is In favor of marginal transaction.
"I like it myself," was his comment
on this class ot transactions.
"Do you know what Is meant by ma
nipulation of stocks?" asked Mr. L'nter
myer of Mr. Content, with a smile,
"I know how the term Is used," re
plied the broker.
'You know how the thing Is done,
"I may guess a lot,' said the witness.
Mr. Content finally ssld that It was
done differently In different cases.
"I do not know of two similar ones."
Q, How insny kinds of manipulation
are you able to describe to the committee?
A. 1 esnnot drserlbe sny from my own
Q. How msny forms of It are there?
A, innumerable, I suppose.
q, But nil op one general principle, are
thty not? A, No,
0, Hnm- msny prlnelplrs are thers Id
manipulation? A, A great many,
Mr, Content doubtsd that there was: 1
AMT DILVVt N WRHIC-r
appeared mat ns et only i no himself,