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THE SUN, MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 1913.
ROBB IN LETTER
Ajrnin TelN I n nr.'i uri Man UN
MiMIhkI Are ('iiiim- of
JOKK ON I'NDKIIW HITKK
Cnmniivsioiirr S;is Hi- Mi-n
Pnid NolliiiiK for biuiu
( Policies Thi'v (int.
Fire Commissioner Joseph Jnlinxm
yesterday nnswcrcd the letter written
Ip him by Willi- o Kohl. tinuiagfi of
the Now Vnrk Fire Insurance ex
change, "n .Innunrv concerning Mi
Johnsons report to Mnnr tlnynor mi
Mr UnlOi hart taken Issue with the
Fire Commissioner's estimate nf M.
0.00,000 loss Ik Now Vorli uiitiiiull fiom
nrron nnd prntrMcd agaln-d tin- ehnige
thftt the loose method In which tin
Insurance policies urn Issued is the
flilrf Incentive In Inrendlartsm The
letter In part follow
You dny the. Tiro Pepnrtnirnl'.s asser
tion that one. fourth of the llrii of Nw
Tork cltv nre of lneetulUr origin,
yet you nr willing In tom-e.le tint It Is
as high us l P'-r cent I" the same
breath you siy that lit- loww rv fur
higher than thr Fire Department tl
mntr. On your own estimate of 10 per
cent., therefore, you nniKt tki 1U per
errt. of n fur higher figure thnn the Fire
Unfortunately for vour rommunlcUlon.
you seem to forest thHt oti .lanuiirv K.
1913. you Issued our "Tenth Annual Itt
port of the Commute" on losses itnri Ad
justments for the Yenr VJ11 " 1 quote
from It us follow ,
"We hnve made eventy-fhe moral bar-
ml reports during the pust year at id
have In hnd under Investigation or ed
hutment many more cIhIius of this char
acter than hnvo ever been In our hand
at one time before "
1 quote HKnln
"Our past year's work 'hows a very
larite Increase In number ntni amount of
louse Incurred, with n Inrg" number of
suspicious (Ires. In many cases Involving
more or lees evident inonil Ii.i7.nrd feu.
I ask ou which of your statements I
am tu accept, the leport of your commit
tee, on losses or your letter which I hde
f"t me nsk, too. why In this report you
did not give the total of losses adjusted
by jour rommlttee or on estimate of the
totul losses In New York city'."
Agnlti let me nsk you how vou reron
olle the following from vour report with
the specious letter which you hBVe ad
dressed to me
"The committee's experience with pub
lic adjusters hns not Improved during 1h
yeat on tho contrary, In many cases the
participation of these Individual ban prob
ably Increased several losses and delayed
settlements pending n more rlrld lnves
tiBatlon nf the details'
Hut If tho words of vour own commit
tee do not offer sufficient answer to you,
as already not out. will you explain to
the people of New York tho following
founding adinlaslnti on phk 6 of the
"We tlnd that 37 6-10 pr cent. In num
'nr "f our Incurred loee durltiB the year
ere from iiH-ured who have had previous
lOHea adjuted by thle committee"
I au jou not to worry about my In
ixperirnc" In the rire Department. I
hnxe been here three yeara. and that is
uulle lone enough for me to discover tho
xlniple fart of your responsibility for 1n
cendlnrlam In New York rlt
I am Hotr to tll jvn Uiut th Joke
l upon Mm about the cost of obtaiiitnii
the on" hundred and tlilrty-!lve pollclw
from the rnderwrtters' companlee. vhU:h
ar on th wiUla of HI Chambers aUflet.
Pur many of them :te iiave ne-er paid a
cent, which should Indicate to you what u
childlike faith you 1mv worked up In
the flrehu of the city. You not onl
take his premium, but ymi him
You ooncluds -alth th tftHlo1pir, which,
rtdently. ywu regard hi your peroraOon
tinder which I am supposed to wither and
rat Ire i
"Even ax a aubject or popular Interest,
It must rank far below fh Inquiry hy
haa the, awraffe Iom per lire In New York
city in each of the two jwara of your ad
JnlnUtratton, 1911 un, in 2, been mora
than 40 per cent, larger than It wm In
cither of the. two praoedlnif yeara?"
.Aa turning that It la true, my nnnnr la
(hat you are reaponelble for It. that your
methods of doing bualnei offer nn lr
Mlatlble temptntlon to the man who gvta
fnm ranee for Uie mere aaklna" ao long as
be PAya the premium ; that as long as vour
tawurance policies stand letwen thle 'man
And ruin, lie it going to continue to art
T to his premise But vour assertion
4 not even true. The los per tl'o In 1911
irlll be les than In mi.
You are pertormlnn a function wMoh
In other countrln la reKurdnd at a -ov-ammental
one, and which la aubject to
aa rigid regulation a i publU- tiannlt
Ton have written yourselves imo the
statute of every State and haxe wt
yourselves up as a quaa! official liiKtltu
Won. Having done o vou cannot e0ape
public responHlblllt, and mv prophecy la
that you nlll be comrx-lled to change
your methods, Juat as the life Insurance
cornpanlc nrr compelled to change
Mr Ilobh was not at home a' Rich
mond Hill yesterday, and Henry lleaton.
president of the New York Iloard of
Fire Underwriters, said that he lind not
neen tho letter Mr Ifeatnn declared
hln board did tint thlnlt l( neccHaary to
hold any apeclal meeting on the sub
ject, hut mU'ht consider It nt the reg
ular monthlv meeting, which will be on
January 1.' He did not care to lls
cuss Hie subject any flllther.
FINDS BONFIRE ON STAIRS.
Woman titles Harm at Hlsie Which
Is Cnlleil Snsplrtnns.
.losephini- I-: Martin a corsetmaUer,
living In n mix tory liiillillng at 10 Went
nility-fliNt .street, venietilny afternoon
.found n botilllr of paper on the stair
way between iho fiiutth anil flftli floors.
Hhp jniniiol Into an elevator and low
ered luroelf ir. the fcrnimd door The
firemen had Utile trouble in putting out
the hn7 Tho fount) a bottle contain
Ins pome bcn.lnc anil the cm pet i,r
evidence of lialns been sprinkled with
Ihe i-anie fliilil
T'no liHKhal I'rinl maije two trips to
flic buildinc Do itaiii that the blaze
wan ",i vcm .siisjilcioua one" Small
tirr nn Miiuii In the ImlMlnn. ,
put out nn IJccember if, and I )e em
TWO DROWNED FROM BARGE.
Kmnll lion I CapaUrs In llsrnpe from
Mnk In-.; Vrsael,
Horton. .Inn f. Two of the cew of
five on Ihe cnnl barge Honihny lost their
Uvea In l'rldi. nlKht N gain hen the
vessel foundered fnur miles northeast of
Jlandkerrhb f Shoal llijblvhip The hnrpi
was In tow of ihe halilnu'l. (oilier llav
The cren of five rinli.nor. d in hond
the Ray Vlen in a small hunt Hhlch ini
hled Tliice riling lo tho oMTtuincd
boat until rrscutd.
APPROVES FOUR NEW SAINTS.
Dr. Ilelsner Also Canonlres As
drew and St, Teddy et al.
The Key Christian D. Ilelsner In Ms
sermon nt tlm Ornce Methodist Kpleco
pal I'lmrcli la.st night tallied of crime,
modem faint!!, ba.scball players, (iov
Siilzer anil luiincl builder He Mild
llliil New Yolk cltj "la too flecl.N called
l the tuodei n llnbylon and that wlicie
I ."..HftO.UOU persons llc idoselj toKctber
tlieie nniKt be mni li ( rhuo
"A l'etitisylMililu pa.stor ' ho said,
' "Iiiim found four modern ealnts, who
live or did Ihe uniting H" most of the
.time They arc St Andicw, or Andrew
I'.irncRie, phllnntlit nplat , Si Murk, or
Mailt Twain. SI Thomas, or Thomaa
IMIsou, lnxenlor. St Teddy, or Tlloo
dole lioosevelt. the Mattlu l.lltllLT of
America. Some would cut three out
of the Hal, but certainly there aro thou
sands unlimited In New York who ure,
n certainly .saints as any that the
t'lithollc Church ha ileslgtuited."
The preacher j.Hd tnut Murk Twain
wa not far wmtiK whn ho hald "lie
. Kuril and you wll b lonely" but by that
Ip- meant from the fellowship of the
gangster Dr. Ilelsner added
1 "ilov. Kulzer will no: have half as
much company from nnioUK Uie Tntn-
Itnuny braves if he la genuinely 'good' ns
he would othenilhe have. When Hen
1 Llnilfey wan assailing the homes of Den
ver ho mum thr most Isolated miui in the
isuntiiiinlty liven kooi! people, were
a fluid to asHoclale with lilm lest the
bixss club lilt them in business or poli
tical "Hven so with Oov Sulzer He will'
br lonely for a time, but If he Is good I
enough to multe good h will soon have
the sumo kind of friends that rallied to
Oov. Hughe. He can be sine of abukcrs
wliatrvrr h does
"Self-conlldrnce niukrs a man atroni.
Ilenrr when a tnun loses his own self
respect he has lost power. No wonder,
then, that Mclirjw says that Muruuard
haa permanently Injured himself by hls
recent escapades. Ho . tin never rruik
another Muthowson Much haa heem
said iibout the 'coming back of Johnny
Kvers He told me himself toward the
close of last season thut It was due to!
the fact that lie absolutely cut out t
'booie' Ho said to me thut he did not
now drink a single drop That may i
Iiiim- led Murphy to select him ua man-
agar In line with the new rulo that no
player could drink during the playlnc
"A good man Is not necessailly a
Rood looker -he Is n man who does
things that will build a personality thut
will make him useful.
Mr AlrAdoo. who bulK the Hnrleon
. 7, r
unnels when every one els had failed. .
is. under this sort of an estimate, a,
'good' man. H. might have bMi ilflsh
and mado millions out of It Hut he
would not then have known how to win
his patrons to approve the raise In
... , . . .. .. . .
MRS. VILLARjj PRAISES LINCOLN.
Iptsaks From" s)am folptt With
Honker T. IVaahluKtou.
Mrs Henry Vlllard, dauKhter of Will
lam l.loyd Harrison, and Hooker T.
same pulpit In the Church of the Mes-
slnh nt a union service of that church
with the Uhurrh of the Divine I'ater
nlly and the Kree SynaKogue, dedicated
to the anniversary of the Issuance of
the Kmanclputton I'roclamatlon.
Dr. Wushlnfrtou said the occasion
was unique In his life and too enjoy
able fur him tu express his apprecia
tion He referred to William l.loyd
(hirrlson ns the man above ull others
who had done the most for tho negro
lace He usked if It did not Indicate
that his race had progressed when It
had become possible for him to apeak
from the same platform with tho
daughter of this irreat man
Mrs Vlllard said that previous to the
meeting Ir Washington had said to
her thut hr futher must havw been a
very stern, (evre mun She said that
she wunted to disabuse the public of
that Idea. "My father used fltroug Ian
Ruage. perhaps," she said, "because the
occasions were hucIi aa demanded It.
Hut he waa buov-ant, ciieerful, gentle,
unselfish and ready to do anything for
unybody, regardless of creed or color.
"Mrs. Vlllard lauded Lincoln, but aald
that he learned his duty only gradually,
in thut his emancipation of the alaves
waa ut first only provisional and that
hta procuunatlon did not at first apply
to some of the border State. Her fa
ther, she eivld. would be remembered
principally In the yeiua to come not so
much for the causes In which he raised
his voice combatting great WTongs but
because of the manner In which he
"To-day I appeal to you through
tne voice of my father.'' he said, "for
another cause of abolition greater than
the ubolltlon of slavorj'. greater than
any other ruuse. thut I know, it la the
ubolltlon of war How shall that be
brought about- Simply by using plain
Ur Washington reviewed the advance
of the nugro race to demonstrate, that his I
able of llvlnif und thrlvlnir tinder free '
government He said that thev llftvn ,
people have proved that they ure cap
under cultlvotlon 20,000,000 aorea oflorM" "iiw .iiraiunn, who wnmii.mi
. . wwr. . aMt nnrlalt- 1. I . 1,11 1 ...
lnd, an area aa large a tho comblnej
klnBdoirui of Holland end Kelftum, that
they own property taxed at JOOO.000,000,
that they own 10,000 stores and llfty
seven bunlis in the South nnd that
they have built within the flftv years
of their emancipation, 38,000 chnrchoe
nnd maintain 34,000 minister and Hun
"But all has not heen accomplished,"
he nald. "So Ion aa u prominent
ofllclal of a State can advocate. In the
public tire.iH I he h iiinr nf a i.i r wn. .
pie uud so Ion us lynching and hum-
liiBi aro prevalent mill the snme law 1
does not apply to nil peoples thero re
mains comethltlK to ho done.
"I would not chuiiRe my color for any i
prlie, for 1 helonu to n rnco which tins '
a big problem to solve and which has
a battle before It Thai' Is the sort of
man I l.ellove Wllllnm l.loyd (larrlson
to Iiiim- been and i believe that wher-
over he miiv be ho Is now solving some
problem, lighting some bnltle."
R. R. PAYNE MARRIED DEC. 29.
llrown lle. anie 111. Ilel.le In
ChiiiTii wier i:eiilna ierlre. .
Mnlph Itomalne I'ayne of ,'i07 West
Nlnil -third stieel and Miss Mildred
; Louise lltown, the daughter of Mis.
1 Kiiiin,! L. lirown, a widow, of i.H Mr
ilionoiigli striet lliooklyn, weie mni-
llid lit the 'nmlye I 'Impel of the lie.
irotin.d Oiiuch, -Hi! Wel l-'lfty-fourlh
'.streei, on December The pair went
I to the i hill i ll after the evening service,
'nn ompanli il by Lvumn .1. Hpmilillng
anil Ihr.i'l tiullil, and the Km. William
It. Ac-li'Ti. the pastor, performed the
Afii r n illnner al ihe me rteimont
Ml iii.l ti.i i,,.,,.. I I.I
' ... , , ...Fit ( i
nmi informed i hi- brule's moihei
iMiirrl.ige le iiiii-c set ru 1 1 1 Hun Minn
Hmuns home wan at 512 West HOlh
On Wet Streets
They Do pre -vent,
have to bother
TAFT HARMONY PLEA
, Republican 1)11(1 fYoirri'rWi VP
Say Sjippch Will Crontp
(iood Fee lino-.
titp lirVIV V I I'VI'lTTI'll
'r.l.l, I. AIM I I.W
Ll'lllleTS MPUr KllCOlinirill
. f r.:...i p..,., .
"I OI lllllll I .1 1 I
Waiiiinutos. Jan r.. l'nldrnt Tuft's
speech in New Yoik !uet night on the
political situation and -he future of the
Republican party was approved by lie
publicans In Congres- .Many l'rogies-
. ' V" " . " ." 7"
excenrnr speeci una eaui n won u nn e he" that n would dn ti., t
frlHm,N fr ,h, ,.,,,,, sul " s sh i t un i h ,.r
tv. ..,.. ,. ...... .a'. . , " Hung with hr
. ' . . . '.
line nope ;uai ine rreiur:i' wuiiiu con-
tlnrte his work along this :ine, believing
WOUld reestablish Kood feclmif and,
promote the work of rebuilding party
orjatil'atlons At ptrsem the llepubll-
can leadr are "drift Iiik !! he.r oars,"
beltevltiK thut the sltuat.on as It exists
I to-day 1
ull In the tnteret of their
H la expected that on the anniversary
at Lincoln's birth theie will be a revival
of party tipirlt In the speech's that will
' de throuhou. the c.ountn
Republican leaders In ConKirss have
been heatlni; man;, thlnxs fiom the
States that have given them encourage
ment for the future In nearlv all the
States, according to reporta. Interest In
the third parts movement Is subsiding
Thla Is especlalli true In the Stutes
w-est of the Mississippi River These
reports are having effevt on Senators
and Representatives of l'rogresslve ten
dencies and th Republican leaders be
lieve that In a short time the third
party support in Congiers will be
riiepe have been many conferences
among Republicans In the Senate re
cently and comparison of leports from
various States, It Is believed that these
conferences will result In most of the
Republicans, vho heretofore have been
' "Insurgents" Joining ihe
regulars on the Republican side and
working hurmoiilously for the upbuild
ing of the organization
Senator Rolndexter of Washington
hua announced thut tie will set with
the new party Senators Clapp uud
Hrlstow Hie noncommittal, simply say
ing they Intend to vote for progressive
In the new alignment It Is expected
that aeveral Progressive Senators, nota
bly Borah of Iduho. I-a Toilette of Wis
consin and Cummins and Keuynn of
Iowa will take nn active puit In the
leadership nn the Republican side
Senator Dixon of Montana, chair
man of the NutloiiHl Progressive party.
will retire from tho Senate March i,
' which will bo a loss to tho now party.
WOMAN'S GRAVE IN SNOW.
Wandered I'oim llrr CMu, Hurled
sr .rm . .
xnv, rm ph...
Hort Cou.tNs, Col, Jim. B.- I'ntll the
the allow next uprltiK muKi.
ry of her body possible u
b,"uU and w'niswept mountiiln pe.k
will erve aa u iwnutiicnt for the Brnve
uv-n, nun ,niv in nii.wtlll ill
Chambers Ijike, seventy-five miles
wet of Tort Collins, hiHt Monday nlKht
She left the cabin where she lived
with laauc Hllvens, close by a mine
from which they hoped to wrest a for
tune Search haa been In progress alnco hint
Tuesday. Hllvens. with Deputy Hherlff
12. I. Cooke and Wallace Mnk, will re
turn to lrort Collins to-inorrow. Th
forent rangers nnd others who were ns
sIstliiK them hnve already Kono home.
T,,,,B' t1"' "lurm heBan atraln
! PRAISES NAVY MEN'S HEROISM.
"'r lulrl Nnnthrrland
mends Kftleleney In Mrarnajnn.
Washington. .Tan fi n,e hlebe..
.commendation for the bluejackets and
marines hu pnrtlrlpatcd In the exmdl-
tlnn to Nicaragua during the i evolution
In that country last summer Is contained
In reports Mibmlttid to the Navy Depart-j
SerL d"',. "comLnier V,
chief of the American forces operatli
.'" L.., ' " :Vi ..'r.!
... .11. ' riumi .'ll- jl Mil T-1UIU- llllll
made public lo-nlght Admiral Souther-
laiio iiiho Humes ,i numner of onicers ai
havlnir illstliigtilshed thetiiMelves fur lu ro-
lm anil illlclenei
Aimlral Snuthetlnnd declnies Hint the j
repot t forwarded by him on tlm operation
nf tho rnlttfifiil fimii (,ir-(ntri In Or inml-i
hv Amerlciiii blueJ.iclietH nnd maihies
gives a splendid denion-'tiiiilou nf the re-
nurccfulnes- of the olllri-is and enlisted
nn -ii uf tin- naval service. ;
lie singles out Mr special commend:.- ,
t!on l.lenlenant foinniiinder Major, who I
had charge of the r.illrond, an.l 1'1,-st ,
Lieut. N. . l-opger of the Marine Corps.
iMioie piactlcal knowledge of locnmotlTe
i iiKlneerlng proved Invahiable j
Lieutenant Cnniniamlet (I IV Kfeel
I. -.i...i I. ii. .... .... I
llll-i. in i , ii, u' if. i, -ii l r- i.-l l.l 1 1 l nil (ill- rill?
Oliietel 1. U i-t. I, Ull, Hill Willi l.i-. I III
allformn buttalion supplletl hIiIi
undtr difficult clrcumitancca.
TO MAKE MDRDOCK
TELL OF EDEY SUIT
! Dislricf Attonioy Consi(lerinr
I'oss-ililf Llnliility for'
LI VICKY. MAN'S WIFE TALKS
At I'lircnls' Hoiiip Snys Slip
Hasn't Thought About Un
HmxroRT, I.. !.. .Ian. ft. "While go-,
sips from Habylon to SottUtampton !
were talking over the remnrkahlr testl- i
tnony given by Mrs. Nellie Murdock at j
tho Inquest Into tho death of Mr. nnd j
Mrs, Henry C. Kdy, the wlfo of Gard
ner Murdock, the Heliport liveryman,
who had planned with lMey to exchange
life, partners, spent tho day at the home
of her mother-In-lnw, Mrs. William
Murdock, at llrookhavrn, two and a
half miles from this village.
When seen by n reporter at llrook
havrn, Mrs. Murdock said
"I thlnl; that tho Coroner asked me a
good many questions, but at the same
time I stated thr truth fully, as 1 de
sired to have things understood rightly,
I M f"th,,,r I',1 "I""' having n
lawyer at the Inquest, but we decided
one would not have been of any use.
"When I get home I'll look over the
newspaper accounts of the Inquest and
will consult mv patents In regard to
making a public Matetnent If I mnke
one I'll let you know, but It's not likely
I shall do anything of thr sort, as I am
broken up ovrr this matter."
"Do you Intend to Join your hus
band?" was nskrd.
"I luuen't thought about that." she
"Ih- there any datu llxed for seeing
Mrs. Murdock said she purposed to
remain In Heliport for the time being.
I'o.stmaater Henry Col win. Mrs.-Mur-doi
U s rather. Mild to-da
Whin m daughter mentioned to
tile nunc time ago that a suit was to
"'' uitatnst .Mr laby l advised
r"""'1"" "" ,'u"1'1 ' "ne of It
.Mix furuln Mi
Murdiicli a mother,
hope this will be the !,,. ,.f .1,1.
mh.v and that mv daim-liter will not
, t,.. bothered mil further It has been
u teiHlde stialn on all the family Mv
dauKhter has nlunvs lived In ll.'.ll,,.',,;
1 wish that we hud imv er heard of the
It 1- understood that the authorities,
after cstet da v's session f the Inouest.
air of the opinion that Murdoch brought
his Jlun.ooo . ln Ilt(,. , . .
j settlement out of court from Kdev
I- mid thev entertain the theory that
Kdev got Into a qaarrel with his wife
ove, the threatened litigation and shot
hei In a fit 1 nit.. Then, lenllzlng
thut br bail omti)ittod murder, he H.tw
no wiij on-, of hi, tn.'il.le l,ut tj. Kill
District Attorney Ralph A Greene
said to-day that the IMev Inquest had
been adjourned pending a consultation
between himself and his usslstant, Le
roy M. Voutig. on thr question as to
whether any liability could be attained
to (iardner Murdi-k Waiu-c (1f hrinr.
!n the civil action ugalnst ICde.v .
"I will be t Rivrrhrad. tho count v
seat, to-morrow." he added, "and wlil
take up thr matter with Coroner Moore
and Mr Young. If condition warrant It
1 shall continue the Investigation per
sonally and will summon many wit
ness.... including Murdock"
Coroner Moore of Hay Shore said he
wl l do nothing further In thr matter of
the Inquest until lie gets In touch with
thr District Attorney to-morrow.
The Heliport gossips have concluded
to their own satisfaction that Gurdner
Murdock epretrd to rocrlve a large
sum of mono from Kdey hen he
rmriied Texas with Mrs, Kdey, but was
disappointed Thru when Kdey and Mrs
Kde.v were teconitled, the gossips have
figured It out. Murdock made up his
mind thut he would sue tho banker for
damages, hoping that to avoid notoriety
In a public iiiiirt he would settle the
case lu private.
Murdock was formeily Heliport's only
, consiuuie aim was quite proud of Is-lng
.the entire police depai tment. While he
Wllu 1m T.,iu 1, ........ ..I. I.. 1
... nn- iwwiianii iioaru or
I 'll!iHVen lirovered thut Munlock
I llud filed a bond and declared his
I tiardnrr Murdock denied lust night at
I 'he Tei r:i Marino Inn, HiiKiienot, Stutrn
lxl.ind, where hu Is employed as a cure-
' falter, that he hud ever entered into
'y x'-h'-me with Henry c Udey to
nv. ue ueciared that he had
Tle'er InV.wl lira PiIai. nn .
. " i,rj nmi limn W U III CU
to marry her
Murdock said hp read tho testimony
of his wife nt the inquest in the morn
Inn papers. He said that If aha had
been quoted proporly her testimony,
with but n few exceptions, waa true,
He admitted that he hud ntarted milt
against Kdey for the alienation of hi
wife's nffeotions nnd declared that the
milt would be. continued against Kdey'si
estate He said It wasn't true, aa unti
tled by his wife, that tho amount of
ri.imase.s to be recovered from Edey as
Hie result of the suit wan to be eounllv
divided between Mrs. Murdock, litmpelf
and the lawyers. Ho said ho had gnne
Irtrnr Ihn t.nat. ill, liln ,- i
mi. ii inn uo ueiore
starting the milt and was sure there
had been no such agrwment an to Ihe
i "" lnK",lP" tlln " hi" opinion the
'killing of Mrs. Kdey by her husband
Ho Insisted that In his opinion the
1 WIIN t dm to tho ault. He said he
, believed her death was tho result of
K".. th'f" ."
, " nnvn NP,n n,m Mrlk0 'r'
' I b'.lleve Mrs. IMev was ufr.ild of l,er
husband and wanted a divorce in order
kci nn 01 nun rorever.
' Munlock denied Hint Kdey had ever
given him jio.wm, as reported, or nny
other sums and declared he had never
Inlion Mrs, Kdey to Texas. When he
1('ft Hellporl, he said, he told his friends
'I'1" '"' would return In 1913, and he
intended lo keep his word,
When tho innua't Is over, he said, nnd
nf.,. ;(U.yH ret:ulves stop talking he
,..m ,..,., ,rili; .,,,, ,,. ',.,... h ",
,mV " . . . ? JerH uml
u ' "l" 1 8,;",',,n' l"t I" sure to
iTcnlo n big sensation. "
Murdoch said that he nnd his wife
went in Iter lllllllll tl-lll, M
. '" -'IIS
l-Mey In tho early part of i2 lie (e-
"Jibe liKiuesI If he can help It and 'will
'V"''"' 'he fei vlco of u Mibpivna If pns-
SUNDAY CROWD SEES
Andre dn Fonriuicri's (Jives Sec
ond of His Illustrated Talks
on Parisian Life.
At the setonfl of the "color confer
ences" beltiK held HI Maxlne Klllott'e
Theatre undr the direction of Sllss
KIISHboth Marbuo. Andre ile Fou-
ijtilerea, who haa come to glvt Ainerl-
i.iiia an uiuiu.in i ii- 01 son eiiiui it ei
social lire In 1'arls and lncldentnllv to
instruct them In those dances w del
It most approver apoke last night to
an audience that contrmated mronglv
with that which ai-eoted him on his
.' iu.ii ur- 1 .-yi ret-Ill HI me
first uppearano here. Standard Oil Company. Acknowledging
Those who attended last evening took 1 that he Is nn attorney for tho Waters
adMintage of the popular prices. Many Herce compnny of Mexico, ho denied
enjoyed the privilege of aeelng for ilfty that his compuny mer had ghen nny
cente all the color wondeta of the thing towanl dimming the Madeio
rersion retea wnich set I'arla talking
laut spring and are responsible for the
Oriental touch lu modish huts nnd
gowns, according to Mlsn Katharine D.
Uroth, who translated for M. de Kou
ipiierea. Borne cajne from deportment'11' Mexican (lovcrniiiont and not from
stole to observe with professionally I Amerlcuu Interest He Insisted this
critical ee the creations ho displayed 1 '""Id bo easily erltled.
and in the balcony, which waa almost 1 t!'Vcnil members of the committee
tilled with women, note taking went "r, determined, however, on 11 further
on- more or leva openly
Perfo.-t rn... In .t,.t-
were tlaahed on the screen, out of which
aa th.y dlaaolved appeared varlnus
membera of the French nobility in tho
uiiruiai vueiuinca worn nx tilt TrlPfl
S. ZZJrT and
Thla one waa Comteaae de Montebello
he Raid, of Champagne fame. A mem-
ber of the home of Chandon was simi-
The Marquis de Valerl waa one who
"knew beat to dance the turkey trot,"
which It aeems la also the favorite di
version of his Highness JEnfant I.ttls
As on the former oocaslon, the recog
nition of Miss Elate de Wolfe and Miss
Anne T. Morgan In the pictures brought
M. de Fouqulerea announced that he
will lecture on Turkey, Syria and Pal
estine and display more of his
color view on Tuesday at 8: SO
o'clock In the Maxlne Elliott's Thea
tre. At l o'clock this evening he will
present the same subject at the Wnl-dorf-Astorla.
3,000 Mile Honerraoon Hike.
PuiLAWLrnu, Jan. fi, When V. I
Flson of Colorado Springs got married
he started with Ills bride on a 2.000 mile
walk to New Tork on a bet of J1.000
that they would deliver to Mayor any.
nor a message from the Mayor of Colo
rado Springs within ninety days.
They have made such good time that
yeaterday, their seventy-third day. they
1 reached Philadelphia. They have seven-
teen (laya left to win the bet,
Doth Mr. and Mrs. Flson are In fine
condition and declare they have enjoyed
every step of their unique honeymoon.
I.rnehliig Threats In Jersey.
Mr. Hou.T, N. J., Jan. C When a
negro, who had been arrested on 11 dunce
of assaulting n white man, was being
taken to the lockup last night a crowd
gathered, When It was learned that
there had been stabbing the cry of "Lynch
llllll'" wna taken on nmi tiuu...l
was taken nil nnd imsseil illum
ine ponce, urew tneir revolvers
threatened to shnnl
They got their mini
Jo tba Ifckup an finally to jail
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MADERO STORY DOUBTED.
I lisrir. Hint ilnmlnril Oil Helped
Hint lnde li Knelnlea.
Washington, J.m 1- KlTort!' on the
11:111 of the committee headed In- Sen
ator Smith of Michigan to establish the
j fact that tin1 Standard Oil I'ninpanv and
'other Ameili 1111 inteiexts Ilnimced the,
I Mailen. 1 ei uliitlou In Mexico are not
tithen verv eeiloiMy here.
I I'hurpcM have hern made that Mu
1 deiD (jot nmnev fiom American
I Hoiirces. tuiai tlie-e statements lime
I come from M.idero'. enemies
1 The Senators h.ive not heen aM to
net any coriohoratlve evidence- that the
mone.v has rutin' from American inter-
Sherhtitn IlopMn-. 11 WaxhliiKton
i lawyer, who lepresented Mad'To was
I .... 11...1 .. 1
" 7 ' ' ' . , . ' r
dero had received J6;n noo fi 0111 Anierli
' .-.in 1,,,,,,,
11. ,ii,i' 1 .,
Mr. Hopkins snld that the sr."i0.non
which Madero rerelved in compensation
for money lie hnd adi-nnred during the
revolution came from the treasury of
invesiigntion into tins pbnso of tin
McXlcHll altllntloil. I It her n-l I ..Ill
, b" vaiWil
1 OPPOSE NEW ELEVATED LINE.
Alone; franklin Arenur.
' Spirited denunciation of the Brooklyn
Rnpia Transit Company's plan for the
, erection of a new elevated structure elnmr
Krnnklln avenue north of Kulton streei
Brooklyn, were uttered Inst night nt n
mass meeting In tho Church of the in
carnation, (lutes nvenue near Franklin.
Within half n dozen blocks along the
projected line of route are as ninnv largo
churches that arc 11s bitterly opposed to
the elevated line as they are heartily In
favor of 11 crosstown subway In Its stead
State Senator Cochran thought thnt
much valuable time and the better oppor
tmilty hud been lost through Inndiertcnce,
but was In absolute sympathy with the
meeting nnd said that he would Introduce
n measure at Albany to. day broadening
tho scope of the prohibitory lone as It
appeared lu tlm old law recently re.
ponied, He doubted, though. Hint it'ennl.i
1 be jammed through both houses and pre
I sentcd to the (Inventor In time to fore.
, stall the n. It. T.. nnd advised those In
terested to nuke 11 strenuous eftnrt to de-
leni ine proposition before Hie cnmmls-
Dnild A Hooilv spoke
against the elevated structure as a blow
to nil llrooklyn nnd a niennie to tlm
churches, libraries and other Institutions
along the mute He had nothing against
the II. R. T, ho said. 11ml lunl i.fii.
worked for IIh prosperity, but would op.
nose 11 is , e,l ' ', , V ' .. , L'!1. 1
stockholder in tlm company Lx-Stato
Senator Rugene M Tinvls was even iroie
' ""Phatlr. He pointed to Hudson nvenue.
1 "H onVt',t "f ''"'"tow 11 elevated lines'
I rn,niu,'!ri',l,VetioI1t I'l, ,H,"!"1:,,llK -
, :. ......... M, M-ui-i mi, ,H
1-ianklln avenue was orlglnnllv In n
restricted zone In which elevated struc
Hires wete barred by act or Legislature.
This old act was evaded In one Instance
(to tlin south) by placing Hi,, structure
on private property, and one of the rea
sons foi Senator Cochran's ptonilscd bill
Is lo aiolil similar elusion n fmu,,.
The iiieelhig was lielil niiilei- tlie iu
pices or the I'rosslonn Suliwiu League
H. I'. Lyon, preslileui of the v' M. C. A.
tt Brooklyn, presldad.
ROCKEFELLER SERIOUSLY ILL
III. uii IV re 7 .,. That la Wbr His
Wlierenlionts Is Kept Secret.
When .John A. Gnrver. William
i:nc:ofelIers attorney, was eecn at his
home. 615 MudlHon avenue, ycsterdai
afternoon and usked to confirm or deny
the report that his client was on hl
vn to Xa.sf.ati In the Bahama Islandi
he Minli d and said.
"1 may neither conllrm nor deny "
When he wan asked to say some! him;
rcKiudlna the u)orted iiresence of .Mi.
UoeliefeNer nj DuiiKenes.- near lVrn.in
lulu, l'l.i . he smiled nwiln and repeated.
"I in.y neither conllrm nor deny
Well perhaps. Mr. tlarver. yon may
al least MV Whether Ml. Itocliefeller
''' he,-,, 0,1 Jeky! island
,, ' 'T "n(1,llf,r.. nuy
Urni nor deny that repot t."
"Is " "'" hen. Mr
while jour client has been reported any
place between Cileeiiwich. Conn and
the West Indies he has been e,Mct
reposing i,n the time in his I-'ifth n- u
I'm- once the attorney hesitated but
Ii was only for an instant Tln n l-i
smiled again anil said:
"Telephone, his son. Percy Rockefel
So the residence of IVrcy Rockefeller
In (ii-eenwlch was communicated with,
but Mr. Rockefeller said:
"1 may neither conllrm nor denv
"We are not willing to tell Mr Kou,e
feller's whereabout., because If it were
I KnilWll WIllTP lie Is lie WOllIll Ullllie
I ' ,',y ,'r I,r,stf,rr, ""' molested, and
his health is In too serlou- con
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