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THE SUN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 1913.
('nil for Itruulnf imI K.
i liiiiim-s iiihI liivorpomtoil
Wll.l. ASK MOW K POWEII
i niniiiil iff to Mini Hearings
Ni-) W'i'ck. Tlicn Ask Right
to Kviuuino Hunks.
tt .- iixv.ton, .Inn. 17 The I'm.) in
f .aatng committee of th.. House has
, ...i fi'' f.l Its Investigation, so far an
s- . exchanges anil clearing houses
! . ornnl. It nlso has gone practl-
. , h .i far ns It Is nblp to go under I
i f.fiit authority in tin- Invcstlg.i.
n of tin- eoncentintlon of money n ml
ill" Tin life of the committee will
.l'ir- with tin ptesent pension of fon-
Itl'SS .llld '111- InXCStlglttolS llll gOlllg to
.tmit .i teport befnte that ii.it i1.
I'ti.i.tm.in I'tijo of the committee .in
n.'.ivrd to-night that the committee
! .spend iim hearings the hitter part
if n.'t week and begin the prepniitlon
nf a repent based on the testimony thus
'. ldilin t'il Following the presenta-
11 nf this report an effort will be turnip
i! the special session of Congtess to he
. Hint l. Mr Wilson in March to olilnln
.Mnion which will penult the corn-
" ' t" pry Into the attaint of na-
.en.'l Kinks, particularly their lo.in uc-
Itnni the developments thin far It'll
te.i.lx certain that the committee will
mtneml the Incot poratlon of nil
eih,Hii:es .,n, clearing hou ses,
I' ii been clearly Indicated that the
mi. Iter will seek to effect a rcRtila.
: of the New Vork Stock Kxohango
hmiiuh the power wleliletl b) the IVd-
i 1 n'vernnunt In control oi" the mallM
i - i ilu-nush federal supervision of
-'graphic communication as Interstate
I' i understood that the theory on
uhWi the committee has been "ino-
filing is that the regulation of the
Sew Voik Stock Kxehuncc can he no.
'lipi.ilud through excluding the ex.
itise from the use of malls and for
Mine the tchfVnpliic transmission of
, "tat oris In Interstate traffic, unless
t i hange Is Incorporated and sub
... to . ert.iin rule.
'"ie rules which the committee has
,n mind have been indicated from time.
'"ie m the course of the hearings,
i of these Is a prohibition against
I. manipulation, the giving of buy-
..nd selling orders by the same per.
.it about the same timennd other
pr t cos ieorted to In the eteatlon of
'ii ml prices.
Vri'i'hoi icgulatlnn that the commit
,p Is Mile to impose Is the requiring
: u omplete statement of all proinot
profits In every Issue of stocks or
rids listed on the exchange J I'
Morgan and Important xvltnesses be.
re the committee have favorpd such
regulation It is likely also that the
iimmlttee will make the expulsion of
""tubers subject to n review b the
The theory of the committee In repaid
i the regulation of clearing houses
nppiiently Is that a law may be passed
l htbiting national banks irom Join-
l -uch association unless they are
raotporaled and confine then nctlvt
' to th clearing of checks fot mem-
is of the association. The mm!ttee
-Lmbtedty will icport against tha
P' irii e of Imposing a conuiiisslon on
r,f i..wn collections The course of
mi'itt has indicated also that they
w.il rnommend that any sulvent bank
i ' 1- eligible to membPlsliip 111 the
' i.nrr House. alo that th" State and
i n.ei.ii tanking authorities shall hae
met to review in many mattcii
"' ' ng i learlng houses.
Wvn it comes to recommendations
" as the concentration of nankins
i r. es the record of the proce?dlnns
ii . pretty clearly the sUKKestlons
.ne committee has in mind. One
' "lue is that full publicity hall be
c n o aets of national banks with
i .( ption of loans.
u in r recommendation tha' the
Cfn'n nee has in mind Is publicity In
,,i'i '.. the stock ownership of banks
f.'iions that have been asked by conn-
-r..w that the committee Is In
i" t to ptohlblt the participation b.s
h 'itlic-rs and directors In under
in nc ndlc.Hes. and also to prohibit
,ii i In- bnrrowniK by ulllcers or di
if mone from their own Imnks.
T n a lion of mlnorlt.v reiresent.t
, " 'he boards of tltianclal as Well
m .nfstute commerie corporations Is
i simvestlon almost certain to be
h i.'-d tiv the commltee.
'I i iimmtttei 's report Is almost
n . ileal With tile l'eStioll of
i.n i..mianles like the First Secur
ii l '.is Spcuiit companies, with a
n " prnhihltlns such a clofe conneo-
1 -'w en them and national banks.
M l ilo in a statement made public
to i cht. snss thete are still forty wit
n whuh the committee would like
' Niimine. hut that the time will nut
I. rv ' In speaklnK of the decision of
'iinmitlee to suspend Its public
- 2s next week, the chairman says:
s action Is due mainly to the
; 1 i-ast by the banks upon the power
ommlttee to Inquire Into their
in t.iI affairs, and especially to their
!' .-.i! to disclose names of Individuals,
l .r and borrowers of upward of $1,000,.
,,r" w l, ith would affpct only thirteen
-' utions In the Culled States.
U t:en this committee wbh appointed
'i" announced that owinn to the
oi t raised by the banks as to the
i to Inquire into their affairs as
'"rini: on the concentration and conttul
' i ne anil credit, It would be neces-
" I , have further power. The bill
.'rtliiK such power that paHsed the
I' s still iienillnfr In the Senate,
li.e wotk delegated to the committee
r .wf'MM, far from completed. In
- i 1 ." of its most Important aspects It
" twtreli beKiin, but If It Is lo be con
' ' d 'he Important task In order lo
'I'iroiiKhly dipchaiKed must be nc
panied by far more comprehensive
r.. which can only be had thiouith
' t r legislation.
(ommlttee will ndjourn to l"cb
Z'i to iimslder Its lepoit. Some
'r formal documentary proof may
be Intrixlllied lo be embodied In
Iflni Moh l,nehe riirii,
,v'irr.n, Tex Jan I".- A mob of BOO
'his afternoon owtpoweied Sheriff
nn.i i.i.. .1....... ..i..i t. .. '
rtll'i inn 'i.-uil If , P,-'-. lirniy
v' ii h nemo, aKr :n, ami lyncnert
' A neck hku Mouzon, it Is clmrKed,
'vl killed .Mary .Merrill from ambush
CROSS OFF 500 AS BAD PAY.
Mrrrhnnta of niitmlt. . .1.. tlnnrtl
Nniite. iln tllnrkllat.
Hi' MM IT. N. .1 , .lull 17 The Hiisl
ne.ss Men's Association llnds that MM
clllwim who have b i receivlm; credit
nte bad y. . The ,10ll lite lo be crossed
off the books of the tradesmen mill
hereafter If thev want to buy In Hum.
tlllt lhe will have to pa cash
The business men unard carefully the
Identity of the men they hae lilaek
listed, but are willlnu to iiilmit that
amoiiK them nie many who live on an
expensive scale but neiei pax their
Wilson's Dim-Mom to Call It
Off Mt'ctx With
Wisiiimiion, Jan. 17 Woodtow Wil
son's letter to riialunan William "or
cor.in llustls of the Innnuural cotumiM-e
which ha resulted In the abandntitneui
of the InaiiKiiril ball, probabl.i will
.ffect other radical cirtallinelils of the
(il.itis for Hie Democratic ir.aiiaur.iiioii.
WasliltiR'.on, whli Ii has Inwiuaoiy had
charne of these quadt eunlal aftatts
without Interference mi the par of the
central llvinte In the cereiuotix Ins
tlonne.i sackcloth a ltd ashes It had
been planned to emblazon this old town
with the natloiiHl colois and led tile on
March -). but It Is sadlv admitted to
nlclii that tlov. Wilson's Insistence on
the abandonment of the tnniistir.il bad
knocks the plans into a cocked hat
Kor many years the Inam-ural ball
lias provided the w net ev. ilhal to set the
inaohlner.i of a Cedent! In.niKur.ii !on In
motion. The men in ihaiTe are at i
loss as to what course they shall pursue
The merchants are stunned. They
put up their money for the prospective
inauguration as they have In the past
on the theor that they would be te
Imbtirseil mid that the forthcoming
ceremom would be conducted on a
scale that would atttacl the multitudes
that have come here in former cars
WashltiKton people who have had to
do with affairs of the kind In the past
declare that the WINon limugimil will
be a very tame affair, and tli.it people
will not lloctl here In the niimliers that
have been attracted to previous Inaug
urations. The inausuial committee was thrown
Into a panic over the development and
under the surface thete was some harsh
criticism of the I'l-sldent-elpct for not
havlnn made his wishes known at an
earlier date It was acknow l.-dired.
thouitli that the otilx thinir to do would
be to drop the ball and try to pay the
expeiie of the show" b letitlni; seats
alotiK the line nf parade
The Wilson Inaiicural was l'scused
to-day at a nieetlm; of the House Com
mittee on I'nbllc Hulldlnns At that time
it was not known that the InauBiir.i!
ball had definitely been ahindoned. It
was iissutllfd that the hall would be held
and that the IVnslon ltulliliiic would
be ustd for the purpose.
It was pointed out at the committee
meetinit that Sect eta ry Clsher of the
Inlet lor pppmtiipnt dls.pprovid of thp
proposal lo use the l'enlon Itulldlnu for
'he ball owinc to the economic loss, but
he said lie would not interpose objec
tion if seme other sill'.lble place lollll!
not be oot.l.lled for the plfpice
I'.i fore the llleelinK ended l'.-pteselllll-
tlXe llodlletlle TV ptesellleil mi n solution-
"That th" Ktant of iieitnit f. r the
ue of the I'enslon Hulldini: Is expressly
made upon condition that for the pre
.enttoti of acts of public Indccencx. the
followmi; so-called dances me abso
lutelv barred and prohibited: Criz'ly
bear' Kvratlons. 'bunn lius" tender-
.oln movements, 'he turkey trot' c.n
tottlon and all like x n'sati-ms of the
lioochle koochle daui-e and all similar
forms of aymnastlc. coiivulslxe move
ments slIRltesliVe of the lleRenet ,le
revelries nf the segreKiitod districts '
president -eleil Wl' son's veto of the
InaiiKural !all follows almost exactly
the action of Thomas Jefferson .n :S0o.
It xvas not until four xcars later
th.it an InniiKiiral hall was held. When
President Wilson's wlhes are acceded
to the uninterrupted life of the inau
cural tmll will have been an even cen
tury Kacli of the three I'lesidents who had
prci cited Madison luid been permitted
to clo.e the day of Ills inauguration
bj koIiir early to lied (ieneral Wash
ington and John Adams had been in
auicurateil In temporary capitols and
Jefferson's objtctlon prevented sucti a
icletiratlon. When Madison's InaiiBiira
tlon came tin- new Cedeial city luid
been a visible fact for nine xears and
was detei mined to assert a rlnht to en
toy Itself, even if In doliii! so It fol
lowed a h.ilill always hitherto asso
ciated with the celebration of the
coronation of kings.
O'GORMAN FOR VAN NESS WIDOW
seiinlur Hrrki Prriulasliiii tn Iteiipen
Pamoim Will f'niie,
Cnlted Sinator James A O'llortiinu
appeared In Hip Surrogate's Court ester
day and asked permission lo Introduce
further evidence In the pioceedltiK lo strt
aside the will of Cornelius II Van Nes,
under which SurroKate Cowli r has already
rejicted the will Senator ti'doiinan rep.
resents Alice Wood Van Ness, the younK
widow and third wife of the d.sedenl, to
whom lie transferred the bulk of Ids prop
eity before he died
Senator ti'f.onnati based his motion on
the desire of his client to duiy aspersions
made UKallist her character. He said she
wanted to testify before, but counsel rep.
resi-ntlnn her then advised her not to
"If ttils controversy Is to be concluded
where It Is the wife Is turned out and
stilpptd of every penny.'' said the Serin
tor SurroKate Cowler refilled that he had no
rlitlit to shut the door to proper evidence
and that he xxould Kive the Senator's ino
lion Kreat consideration.
DRESSMAKERS MAY !
END STRIKE TO-DAY
(i.tKMt Kmploypi'x KApi'i'ti'il to
Ri'lnni to Work on Mon
OTIIKRS TO KOI, I.OW SOON
Mini n w hili' Attinks on Slriki
I'li'tNikoi'f ('out imip .Mnn
Arrrslf An' MihIi.
The llidii al Ions last eVHiiltii: weie that
the sltlke of the Waist and ill i'Vlll.1 ki'l
may be ilii'l.H i'ii off lo-ilax. so fill n
the iniplovees of the pi ess and Waist
Manufacturer Association nte rou
cetiieil. iltnlei' nil aiireeineiit learlii'd
lietwepli the lonfetellle committees nf
the usoclaiion ami the unions, whli h
HUM at the Hi'fltii.'iii House on Tliursdav
T'lls IlKleillielll Will be submitted this
mornimt lor tuiillcailou in tin. i n nine
committee of the lull riiatlon.'il l,nlii
(iattnetit Workets and to a meet-
ItlU of tile I'llUle puss .mil WllWt
Manuraci iii et s Asmieiatloii. and if a I
tied 111 both hollies It wilt hi p:i to ,i
refct etidiiin xole at nu'itlnns of Hie
sttlkets culled tor In A M tn-d.n If
it Is ratified In the strikers it i ex
pected that the strike In the association
shops will I illicit otf and II m
plox.is max- no back to wotk on Mon
dav It Is said that the members of the
association emplov about ''o UOO work
ers, inostlx riiIs. and when news of the
pi nimble enillllR of the stm... Ipatled nut
jeslerilav the waist makeis were Jubi
lant Mot of the strikini: white Roods
wotketsanil kim.uio and wtappci mak
ers weie tinotRanlU'd when their sit Ike
went into effect and then bailers have
not et iiRrreil (,ti a s stematizeil plan
of settleim in, though preparations for
settlement with a number of indlx idiial
emplo.iers are iiudi r wav
The settlfljlellt of Hie st'lke of the
mens and boxs' Raiment workers
seems still far nfl' The Cnlted Manu
facturers and Mel chants Associa-inn was
still wallliiR esteid.i for a replx to Its
proposition for a coiifeietue with Ihe
officers of the Cnlted iaiiiii'tit Workers
concernltiR the olTi'f to settle the strike
on a basis of a per i ent Increase in
xmircs now and an additional ." per cent
ini lease in April. The members of the
N'ew Vork ClothiliR Trades Association
Is kieplllR lip ,!s tlRhl I'm H J .. -11
Meantime the spirit of Hot kep up
lltnollR the slrlkels Thete weie si'Vi Till
conflicts hettx pi ii sttlkets a nit non
union workers, in at least ntu- of which
xxomeii Joined and used umbiellas as
xx en pons
It was learned ih.it the lepiesetit.i
tives of Ihe Press and Waist .Manufac
turers Association and of the strlklnR
xxrilst mnkers IsRim their efforts to
brlnR about a settbmeiit almost as soon
as the strike stailtil The plan of set.
tletnenl apiu oved by I epresenlat IVes of
both sides is based to a Rivat extent
on the peace ptolocnl let ween the
Cloak. Suit and Skirt Makeis Cnlon and
the Cloak and Suit Maniifactuiers As
sociation, which has been in existence
for two iais, AtnoiiR its provisions
ale a lin.llll of Rl'lexallees to attend to
mirror Rriexam a perman. tit boanl of
til biltallotl (II settle lll.lt, el s I'eferr. d to
It b Ihe boanl nt ri lex.iiii . s and a
Ihi.'iiiI of similar' oiiiiol.
Mi-s (ierlrude Itani'im. pubiiicx
IIRelH lor tile Women Strikers. eieX.i
tile flllloWlllR letter Xestetd.n ftotll
Mayot C.avnoi-, ileclinuiR her teqiiesi for
police powers for- tlfty Riiatds. some of
whom weie to be xxotiien. to be ta-
tlotleil at the til. ellUR halls lit protect
the Rltl strikeis from the white slave
Io:xk Mtn.i Voin fetter is at h.m.l
Mmilx utter I eanie in as Maxor I e.iii
eelled the aiioli.triii n: of p in. it,, persons
Pi .li t IIS .lill elll' ll Slleli p.-IMIIIS hii.i!
tlli lll-elles out ;,l so nun h a ihix and
took sides and perpi Haled all nuts of
Unlawful HllllRs Thee xvele ue, It, :lH,
strikes to intniiiit x ml. tic., ami dlsonlii
Now loll ak llle to lesp.re .at I otld it Inn
of thliiRs I Vi nut me to sax that I di,
not think xuu know the Rraxitv of what
ini ,ue a sMrtK rue in do if i ii, num..
p.nple oil Xour Side tile other s,e ,ux
fin ihputies also, anil the r.-s'ilt 'xlll l.e
xiol.'iice u nil ilismdei 'ours leiy ttulx.
J. "iVNui:. Maoi
The- riots beRiin eaily in the da jes
ferd.i.x. A stjlke bleaker x ho xxas about
to enter the bulldliiR occupied by ,evi
son Ifrothets A.- Nevln. on the nu tier
of WllslllllRtoll plllle and Men e' stleel.
nth in the fotenoou was surmunded
by l.'.ll Karmelll WolketS Sexeial io
llcemeti appenreil anil after IIrIiHiir
their n to the strike breaker imesied
two men. who Rave their names as
Max and Morris Complnskv. nlr. n
Laclmian. a private detective, xxho had
been escortuiR th,. stri;,. breaker was
cut and bruised, but not seiiousl .
A crowd followed the ptlsoncis and
It xias nt first thotiRhl that a rest ne
would U- atteinpt.il, but the mnli an-
iarenti ciiaiiReit its mind. The strikers
later attacked another strike bleaker
xxho was about to enter the xxIioIikk'..
clothliiR d if j Samuels ,v Hi, ,s.
7D7 llroadway He was badly beaieu
befote the police had a chilli f res.
CtllllK him. Two 111. ne sttlkets. e-lcrf'
their names as I'hllip Cohen ami i.exiis
MellRiir, xvere arrested
In Ihe meantime a flRht was "nine
on in front or Alfred Ifenjamln ,v Co's
establishment. Iifayette stteet near As
lor place. A ctowd of nboui .tuu I'.b..
era R.-ithered and beRan In jostle lallors
who were rcportlnR for work i ine of
t tie Rliarils at the IiuIIiIIiir was cut
iioiii trie worners ami was ntiin l;e,l
ew Lackawanna Service to Chicago
Via Michigan Central Railroad
A Service New
"From 2 to 2"
Which Phoebe Snow
Presents to you
Two Roads Unite
Your trip by Road
This new service means vou can leave
Lackawanna train at 2 in the afternoon and reach Chicago at
2 the next afternoon, via the Michigan Central.
It means a morr convenient service for those who wish to reach Chicago before the close
of business hours. It means the best of everything for your safety, ease and comfort.
The cars are all-steel, with electric berth lights, and the dining rar service is just as good
as wt can make it. The Observation car contributes to Ihe enjoyment of the scenery
all f.lottR this beautiful route.
Cor. 28th St
Cor. 42d St.
New York on a I ' ' I I ' .Iff H
505 Fulton St.
Cor. Wall St.
Cor. Howard St.
Broad and Market Sti
Konss on tie flRh'h floor of 11. I.
An cm r'.i.nment for the garment
workers who are out on strike will be
tlx en In tin- Woman's Political Cnlon
Hi nest Monday evenltiR at Cooper
I'nloii The musical proRramtne will In
clude Mine, l-'rati' es Alda of rhp Met-,
ropolitan ipera House and the darti
Riie Crand upeia Tilo There will be
folk daiuitiK and short sutfraae speeches
ox- Mrs Iniknan and Ml Cook of the,
polithal iin'on Admission will be free, j
STIMSON FAVORS j
NEW HARBOR LINES
l.ikrlt t o Approve Pier FAton
sions Tluit Ciin Re (Jot
CHICAGO WORKERS MAY QUIT..
llll, MOO linn I tinker l-.irelnl to
strike i-xl Week.
Ciiii-xoo. .Inn IT.- Sixty thousand
rarment wnrkeis win decide next Tues
day wlipllur or not ihex win co on a
"There are I.Vijm) union garment
woikeis in Chlcaco. ' said Joseph H.
llrlmtn of District Council No. 0. Cnlted
tlarnient Workers of America, to-day.
"There are also tVOao unorc.inlzed irar
metit worhi rs w-ho xxlll cooperate if the
union unriuetit worue's decide 1 1 strike
"I eppct that full) fiO.noa garment
xvorkers will be on a general strike In
Ch.iaso on the mornlnK of .lanuar.x 21'"
FOSS AND BALDWIN
DISCUSS R. R. MUDDLE
I'l.'tii .lnilil l.t'oisliilioii li N'ew
Kiiul.inil Stale- a- to
(iAVNdl, Pl.KDtiKS CITY
! Will Have Board of K-tiniate
Act. Setting Dates to Be
GOULD STILL LOCKED UP.
Former Wrl Pointer -n lip llnea
Not Want In Ask Help.
Straci.'sk, Jan. 1". James Mcciure
fiould, foimer West Point football slur, Is
still under an est here despite the efforts
of several prominent Syracuse men to
have hltn liberated on condition they make
Kood any worthless checks he may have
A check of I1C on a Hcranton bank with
which Could paid his hotel bill In It I n -hamton
and another of f 2D. cashed by
GeorK" Oray In Hyracuse, will have to be
explained, the police say, Oould was res
Istered at the Onondaga as C. M. Allen.
Me said to-day :
"I am a fool, I suppose, and there Is no
on I would want to rail on for help lint
HxHTlomi Jan IT - At the end of a
j three boats si iipi conference on the
New Kill:!. nnl tailro.id muddle (!oxs
Cos.s i,f Mnss'ii huseits and Haldwln of
CnniiiM in nt seemed ticrecd upon a cnin
inntl uround of proiedure. l!ox Toss
itrixed iinai ompaiiled from ltostou
about :'. m Im k and xvas taken by K.-
cutiie clerk 1'iaiik I llood Into Cox
i.ildw'n's nillce thio'inh a back door
ii" Itaidxxln summed it t the talk
like tn.s "iii-.. Toss and myself talked
iiver frlendlx matters There is noth
iiik for publication."
Cox l''tiss talked mote teadlly as he
was leaxinu for Huston
"As a result of mv conferente xxlth
Cox ltaldwin Ihete Is nothing that can
be called a ih flmte decision on matters
I e-t ta I ii i iii-: iii the Kenernl railroad sltua.
Hon in New- Knitland." he said. "We
disl'Ussed Hie COUtlOler.s) f I otll P lT'
.initle. Tills afternoon's llleellnn xx-ns
the Hist of a -etles which I am en
den' oriniT io inaugurate between the
Ciiviinors of all the New lunula ml
"I nil'. I'd no teiii.iilxe solution to-day
and neither did Cox. Haldwln. The New
1 l.i . en-Claud Trunk deal was talked
about of course, and the whole New
I'li'.'laud situation was touched upon
xxlth n-caiil to demands to be made bv
minim; ri netatlnns "
Cox. 1'ds- mildly nfutnl the siik
i:i'stlon that lie xxas antaifotilstlc to the
New- lliixen load or that the road xvas
detended In tioi Haldwln
"1 expect to see Col . I'ottller of
Hhoile Island soon," he continued.
"Then the olhei Hun fllols of New KnR
land will be inxlleil lo conferences, be
uiiise, you Know. New KiiKlalitl has
icallx mill one railroad system and for
that leasnii caie must be exercised 111
Icuislatlm; i 11 future railroad needs."
Cm. 1'oss was far from helm? pessi
mistic oxer the prospect He Intimated
that some soil of 1 1 1 1 1 r r t r i policy of re
strict ic lliilload legislation would lie
I 1 1 ii It... I II, ...ii in XlnuMonlniuellM III,. ..I..
"? I Island and Connecticut.
He broke nival- and ion ilnu-n i
street with tl rowd i.fler him ' Women 1 THREE C-IRLS SHORT CHANGED,
jouieii in ine cuase and bent the ,iu,in
witn iiinnreiias. lie was icscnel by
MeetlllKS of the .strllUliK white mmils
workers weie held In ihe afternoon at
Kesslei's Theatre, Second avenue and
Second street, and at Ihe National The
atre, on the next block.
The police llMiire thai between 3,000
and 4.000 slrlklm; garment workers
spent the day loaflne on the streets lm.
tween Klflh and Sixth avenues and
Kourieenth and Twenty-. seventh streets.
KlKht arrests xvele made. These worn
for attacks on liumecnliiK strike break
era or on Ktiards employed by the manu
facturers to protect the ulrls who con
tinue to work, llessle Cemthal.JO years I
old, 61 Knst 100th street, was charred j
with assault nit t-r a policeman had
catiKlit her as she was wielding a stick
on the head of a Kiiard.
.Maiclstratn MlQiiiiiIp In the Jefferson
Market court yesfprday spnl one car-
Wiiiiinii (iels -l lontlis for ll-mi.
eat Turin nt 'I'lilei Inu."
I luce mil iiisliiers lold .lii-ilce lo-.,
SiiIiiioii mid l!u-i'll in Special Se-sions
lestetday of ii new lorin of itraltliii; lliny
soil Hose KeiKPiilriuiii. .'n xears old. of i:in
l.ixoiilii axetine, llrooklvn, luid p.ud lor
pun lui.es xi it Ii i. 'i lull mid a-Ued for i lianue
in halxes mill iiuarlers
" This i luint'i' is a dollar short," she then
hud lniii'"il, lor the n and other cus
tomer lo hear
Miiritnrel l.eniion of '.".'IK FIkIiI Ix ;ixeniie
had lo make up Ihe out of her wanes
on .Iniiiiaiy s In the linlclier shop at iH7
'I lord iiveiuie She followed the woinnti lo
two other store, and caused her arrest
The woman whs convicted veslprdny and
sentenced lo serve six months.
"loll knovi the boss will ask these ijirls
to pay out ol their uieiiure salaries, " said
Justice Moss " is llm meanest form of
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Incite a riot among the workers of Max m the nlfht and final edltlonn of Thc
I WxsiiiNUTO.s. Jan. IT At a hearlnp
ithls afternoon before Secretary of War
jstlmson Mr. Stlmson Indicated that he
.favors lonspr ers for Nexv York har
jlior. TIipp arp to bp Rot by straighten
jlni; the harbor lines south from the
j Chelsea tilers In Manhattan and from
'Castle I'olnt on the New Jersey side.
Mr. Caynor as Mayor of New York
promised to do all he could to secure
pier extensions. Mr. Stlmson had said
that he must haxe evidence that the
city of New York would do Its part
Mr (Jaynor promised to spe that a reso-
llililon Is tiased by the Hoard of Esti
mate statim; Hie policy of the city to
secure loiiKer piers and settlnRa definite
date lo hexln their construction.
, Katnesl H. Ileppenhelmer. president
of the New Jersey Harbor Line Com-
mission, pleaded for longer piers below
Castle I'olnt. Mr. Stlmson was we.l
disposed toward this, but proposed ex-
itendlliK the pier line fifty feet at Cate
I'olnt lo make possible lorrespondlnply
. loliRer tilers below.
,' The concavity of both the Manhattan
and Nexv Jersey shores is such that
strnlKhtenliiR the harbor line will Kive
'tilers blR enoiiKh for the largest linrrs
tinder construction anywhere.
J At the suggestion of Col. S. W. Roess
' ler of Hip army englners and the New
I Vork Harbor Line Hoard the resolution
(Which Mayor Caynor promised to have
passed will also set a date by which a.
least one of the nexv long piers shall be
Deputy Dock Commissioner Benjamin
Cresson said he saw no reason why a
beginning cannot be made at the foot nf
Mr. Stlmson's formal decision will
nor be utv H II llfltll lm POta (tin - ix a 1 1 1 1 .
jtlon pledging New York city's aid.
Mayor Caynor urged Secretary Stlm
son to agree that the 100 foot extensions
aliowed the White Star Line at Its Chel
sea piers Is' continued for twenty years.
j Mr. .stlmson refused, saying he must de
Icllne to enter Into any agreement which
would bind his successor In office.
, Secretary Stlmson also reminded the
j New York officials that the permit
'gianted the White Star Line for pier
j extensions nearly two years ago was
with the express understanding that the
! steamship company was to arange a
I permanent solution of the pier problem
! In two years. So far as he had been able
to ascertain, said Secretary Stlmson, the
steamship company has done nothing
towaril carrying out Its part of the
agreement. He Intimated that he might
take steps to call the company to uc-
The Sulzpr hill Introduced In the
Hoiisp by the present Governor of New
Vork last December, was repudiated by
I .Major Caynor. This bill provides for ail
; extension of the harbar line more than
'a hundred feel Into Ihe present fairway.
I "We never Instigated that bill," said
Ma.xor Caynor, "nor do we ask that the
hue provided In that hill be established."
I Secretnry Stlmson In n recent report
to CotiRrcss disapproved the hill.
fhe leport of Ihe New York Harbor
Line Hoard made to Secretary .Stlmson
last Saturday was not made public
.Mr. Stlmson brought out that If the
harbor line Is merely straightened from
Castle I'olnt southward the Hamburg.
Ametlcan Line xvlll gain piers l-.rge
enough to accommodate their L.rgest
ships, built or htilhiliiR, While the Hoi-land-America
Line will not gain any
thing by a straightening of the harbor
line, It can provide for Its largest ships
by rock excavation,
Mr. Stlmson's opposition to the Nexv
Jersey proposal of an additional tlfty
foot encroachment on the North Ivor
channel caused Mayor Guynor to with
draw a similar proposal. Mr. Caynor
finally said that New York asked only
that the harbor lino be straightened from
the Chelsea plcra southward and that
the Secretary of War agTee that the
temporary extension granted the White
Star Line he allowed to stand for twenty
rars. He declared the city will neicr
ask permission to encroach further on
the river fairway If the War Department
grants this last request.
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It reveals what THE SUN
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and Mongolia, which was
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After dinner speakers and
other funny orators will
learn where the jokes come
from with which they are
attributed and which they
Sir A. Conan Doyle de
scribes his experiences in
learning to manipufiate a
pair off skis and how he
crossed an Alpine pass on
the "wooden wings."
EDGAR R. JACKSON CONVICTED.
rfHn.lMHI Fle sale fburiteil I" A"-,
other Healtr Tranctlon.
After fifteen minutes Jury before Just ice '
(loff la the Criminal llrauch of ihe Supreme
Court found Kdgar It. Jackson, former I
head of Ihe Jackson llros. Ileal!)- Company.
guilty of grand Iniceny In Ihe first degree ,
lor (.oiik Ulsnrt reHl esiale frauds. He
xxas remanded for sentence Wednesday ,
The complainant was MIm .Mary tiritllth
of Akron, Ohio, who gave Jackson IS.Orni
to Invest. Assistant District Attorney
Molt brought witnesses lo shoxx that Jack
son had nude false representations lo Miss j
t;rimih, , I
Duriug the trial Charles JC. 1.. Clark, who
had a dek in the Jackson llro. ofjlcps.
was arrested in the Criminal t nuns building
and taken helote Judge HosaNky lo answer
a itmrire o grand larceny mowing mil nt
anolher Jackhon llios. deal Ihe Judgy
II nil his ball at siii.ihhi
It is chatged that Clark hiis a party lo
a deiil lint through by the .liiekson I io
Company in which a syndicate or junkers
men paid li.'i.ooo lor Long Niimil land on
lepresenlntlotis iiiiuie by ihe Jackson llios
concern H Is i barged Hint Jackson tio.
faked a wile. Uy dummy pun; nisi i s. and
lhalliPii they leceived III" flrsl Ii ill of
Ihe n.i,ihhi from Ihe Honkers men I hey had
no title lo the forly-fhe ai les of li'.il e-l.it.)
'"Vhest'cond half or Hip total. It, I- explained
was actiuilb Used, In pari at le-ist to bin
Ihe pioperty. hut thai instead or pirlru:
14,000 an aire. Hi claimed, oidv K.iOO an
acre was paid.