THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Rain to-day and probably to-morrow; mod
erate to brisk south winds.
Detailed weather reports will be found on page 15.
VOL. LXXX. NO. 180.
NEW YORK, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1913 Copyright, 1913, bg the Sun Printing nml Pultlthlng A,oclatto.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
GOULD'S FIGHT IS
Stnndup Battle Over Tran
sit Plnns Imperils Pub
CITY ITSELF HELPLESS
Can Only Look On With
Nothing to Gain and
All to Lose.
MEANS INDEFINITE DELAY
Ueorpre L Cloulcl Silent ns to
Wliv Ho Waited to Hlork
The Gould hlocknde of new subway
plana caused the greatest concern yes
terday In the City 1 fall and tit the
offices of the. Public Service Commis
sion. The city otllccrs hud no hope
to give as to a time of settlement. They
have plans for fighting the embargo, but
none, of them doubted thnt the dual
system Is In grave peril In a more
serious plight, Indeed, than nt any time
since the Interborough rent Its offer
to the Public Service Commission u
year ago this morning.
It Is u plain case of a standup flght
between the Interborough and the Man
hattan Hallway Company, with the city
standing by ns a vitally interested
spectator. The Interborough with the
baching of J. 1. Morgan & Co. is lined
up against George J. Could 'and his
brothers, and yesterday it appeared that
the Goulds had a technical advantage.
The Krooklyn Kapld Transit Com
pany, with Its $3,000 a day Interest
charge on idle subway money, is eager
to have the dispute settled. Col. T. S.
Williams, president of the H. 11. T..
asked the Public Service Commission
yesterday to pass upon the contracts
which affect his company, without wait
lug for a settlement of the Interbor
ough difficulties. The city Is at present
unwilling to make any agreement which
does not Include the entire dual system.
George J. Gould held his peace all
day. Ho refused himself to callers at
his office and his lawyer, T. I.. Chad
bourne, Jr., said ha was not qualified
to give, out uny Information as to Mr.
Gould's objections to the jd.ui. At the
same time reports were current in Wall
Street Hud..M-tlie City Hall that Mr.
Gould had offered the SI, 101 shares of
" .' ... .'".. '-.:
Manhattan stock hem by tus tarn.. to
the internorougli nnu was waning ior
,.n nnsw.T Mr Colli.!. It was haiil. I
would accent 175 for bis stock, which'"" ,h,u l,f'r r"n mn-
u uiiinr- fnr 1 i i ii. Tim nr.itiil
above market rotes would be about $3,
540,943. It is very strange, remarked III-
iam It. Wlllcox, who was chairman of
the Publlo Servico Commission through
out tho negotiations between the city
and tho Interborough and the Man
hattan Hallway Compnny. "that tho
twenty pages of reasons why the Man
hattan stockholders aro aggrieved un
der the certificates should not be given
to the public, und that In the whole
course of two years of negotiations
thesw objections were not raised."
Those who looked at the matter from
Mr. Gould's side said that the burden
of his objections begun and ended In
this, thnt tho Manhattan company was
not getting any direct advantage from
the contracts. The company receives 7
per cent, on Its stock nnd Interest on
Its bonds from the Interborough In
consideration of the DOU year lease of
the elevated lines. I'nder tho proposed
dual system contracts the Interborough
would stund to make an Increased profit
from the elevated lines, and yet the
Manhattan stockholders would still be
getting their 7 per cent, and no more.
It wns suggested that the Manhattan
Hallway Company would I glad to
provldn tho !30,000,000 which the In
terborough company purposes to spend
on third trncklng nnd extending tho
elevated lines of the Manhattan. In
that case. It would expect a revision of
tho leaso with the Interlonjugh so
that the stockholders would receive
morn than 7 por cent.
It Is that leaso which Is the. crux
of the whols affair. It was said yes
terday that tho Interborough when Mr.
Khonts heurd that Mr. (lould wanted a
revision of the termB of th certificate,
or, as Mr. Shonta's partisans say, to
sell his stock to the interborough,
threatened to break tho lease.
"Very well," so Mr. flould Is reported
to havo replied, "go nhcad and break
It Wo would be Just as happy."
According to tho Interborough's last
annual report, tho company made n
profit from the elevated lines above
the amount paid out as rental or ji,tui
036. The net operating revenue of the
elevated lines was $7,458,602. The rentnl
paid to the Manhattan stockholders
und bondholders was $5,851,080. With
an outlay of $6,576 for additional rentals
the Interborough cleared over $1,600,- irlatlon bill carrying approximately 2H3,-
000 on Its lease. 000,000, which Is an Increase of about
Tho Manhattan stockholders have j $;t,O0O,O0rt over tho amount authorized
looked with Jealous eyes on this prollt. by tho House.
Now that tho Interborough proposes to j Senator Penrose of rennsylvnnla of
make tin i Manhattan lines a part of a fered an nmendment to pension postal
larger, more efficient syBtem the Man- employees who have served twenty-five
hattan company thinks thnt Its time has years or more. The amendment went
i-omo to share. Kven though the Inter-. out on a point of order,
borough will supply all tho money for The largest single Item in tho bill Is
tho Improvements und Is to stand risk $51,500,000 for tho transportation of
of loss, Mr. (lould Is unwilling to let It I malls on rnlltoads, The rural free dn
wnlk away with possible large profits. I livery service Is provided for with $47,-
A plan was proposed yesterday nt the I coo.ono.
nlllie of the Public Servico Commission j Tim appropriation" In the bill exceed
by which the fight will be brought out j last year's authorization by $12,000,000,
Into Hie open. It was suggested that ; the Increase belng'duo to tho Innugurn
Hie cei'lllcate for third tracking thetlon of the parcel post system. The
Ninth Third and Second acnue. ele-j committee amendment providing for th
1 ntrd lim s- the only certlllcato to whlcli election of fourth class postmasters
the .Manhattan Hallway Coiiipany Is n uVns defeated by a point of order,
p.irt Hlmuld be made mil In the name ....
of 'he InterboriiiiL'li. I'lider this plan I
tleorge tiould would be Ignored nil.,-! ATl.A Vl It IHlV.M INlVn A m'm'i'm I'll IS
(Jet her lie could take Ills objections to !,lTlli:uN HAII.WAY Premier Carrier nr
- - the Snulh. (1 Uflliis ilallj' mm iNcw York, UlKlirnt
(.aiitmucd on Second Pagp. j omV-M47lflT Avr"Tl5' V
BIO SNOW STORM IN WEST.
Csrnmlr OI.rrvnlc.py Men Hemmed
In liy at) foot tin tika. .
Ciitc'Ano, Feb. 26. Snow fell In nearly'
every Htnte north of the Mason and
Dixon line to-day. In the South gen
eral rains were reported.
in Chicago snow began falling on
Tuesday night and at midnight to-night
was still coming down briskly. It Is pre
dicted the storm will last here until
some time to-morrow and a cold wave
from the Northwest Is predicted for
Snow was reported to-day In Michi
gan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Min
nesota, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Mis
souri, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colo
rado, Montana, I'tah and all Canadian
Further prediction Is mode that the
temperature In the Central and Fast
ern States will take a big drop to
morrow. Fanners of the winter wheat States
welcome the snow, In some sections
the wheat was reported without snow
covering and a severe drop In tempera
ture would have meant disaster to the.
A despatch from Los Angeles says that
employees of the Carnegie Observatory
on Mount Wilson are blocked In by
snow 30 feet deep. Their food sup
plies are short and ration's will have
to be greatly reduced if some means
of getting them out Is not found soon.
AUSTRIAN HEIR MAY
LOSE THE THRONE
Archduke Francis Ferdinand
Said t Have a Tendency
Special Cable Pupate to Tine 9iv.
Munich, Feb, 26. Tho Dunautrltung,
the organ of the Havarlan Centre (the
Catholics), claims authority for the
statement that the law In regard to
succession to tho Austrian throne will
soon be changed. It 1 alleged by this
pajxr that Archduke Francis Ferdi
nand, The heir to the Austrian throne,
has a serious lung complaint, which Is
likely to become worse.
It has been common gossip for sev
eral years thot the heir to the Austrian
throne had a tendency toward con
sumption, lie has been consulting
specialists for some time past. He
c.ime here In 1010 to see some famous
doctors, and went to Vienna and Prague
Mat year with the sime object. He went
to Dresden incognito three weeks ago
and consulted an eminent specialist,
after which he went to his castle In
Ilohemla for a rest cure. The doctors
ordered him to remain In bed for some
The Vnnnuzrltunrt adds that despite '
all tie denials that have b.n made )t i
Is n fact that the morganatic wife of !
An h.liil.-., .VnnMu Pr,!ln,.n,l l,.nl,w.
,.,... . . ,. ' ' .
7 , ;
'" ,mo the law of succession changed
her son may come Into tho
Jiecause of the morganatic
, marriage the children of Archduke
succession and the next In line would
i- ... s.A..y. t-.i i t.-,
i' jt i v 1 1 i ii rt) mill i (i4iwin mk
son of the Into Archduke Otto, brother
of Archduke Francis Ferdinand. Cnrtor
tho present law the chlldron of Arch
duke Francis Ferdinand have no cJaJm
to the throne.
EGYPTIAN THWARTS MR. MORGAN
rlnnnrlrr i)l I'ermlttrd to Drive
Aronnri Temples of Knrnnk.
Special Cable rtetpateh to Tim Sis
Loniion, Feb. 26. The Cairo corre
spondent of the Pall Mall Oaiettr. tele
graphs a story In circulation there to
the effect that J. Plerpont Morgan with
n party of friends recently drove to
Luxor to view the famous temples of
Knrnnk. Mr. Morgan was not feeling
very well and he wanted to drlvo around
the temples. The native official In
charge, however, forbade this.
Mr. Morgan then Vent his secretary to
Interview the Government Inspector,
who said he was sorry, but h could not
permit even the Khedive to do this. He
added: "Only tho otner flny vro were
obliged to refuso u Hussion Princess
Mr. Morgan protested thnt he was not
well and could not wulk. whereupon the
Inspector suggested thnt there were
plenty of Invalid chairs and there was
no objection to his using one of them.
Mr. Morgnn's secretary hero Interposed
nnd said: "If Mr. Morgan was carried
around Karnak In an Invalid's chair the
news would da telegraphed to America.
It would be sold that he was too 111 to
use his legs nnd there would be a great
Kven this did not move tho official,
The correspondent does not mako It
clear whether Mr. Morgan was actually
wheeled about, but winds up his story
by saying that "Mr. Morgan for once
had to retlro defented."
$283,000,000 FOR THE MAILS.
Senntr I'nura HlKKr Post OBIcr Ap
Wasiiinoto.v, l'Vn. 26. The Senate
to-dny passed the post office approp-
I WARM WELCOME IN
HAVANA FOR CASTRO
Ex-President lleyes Also There
and Zolaya Expected in
WASHINGTON FEABS A PLOT
Belief That. Disturbers Only
Await Inauguration of
Special Cable Dtepatch to The Sus
Havana, Feb. 26. Shouting "Viva
Cuba libra," Clprlano Castro, former
President of Venezuela, came ashore
hero this morning. Two 'tTIgs crowded
with passengers went out to meet the
former Chief F.xecutlve of Vencmlela ns
the steamer Saratoga approached the
harbor. One of these tugs carried the
"Conservative youth" and the municipal
band, which had been lent for tho oc
casion by Mayor Freyre Andrade. The
tugs escorted the steamer Into the har
bor. Congressman Pardo made an address
of welcome. In which he described Cas
tro as tho representative of the noble
aspirations of the Latin race.
Castro In reply said he felt at home I
In Cuba, -which deserves to have full I
freedom. He concluded by shouting I
"Viva la Itepubllca Cubana!" To this I
the Cubans replied-' with "Viva Ven
ezuela!" The newspaper Cuba, which got lnto
ouble recently because of slanders on i
the American Minister and the secre
tary of the American Legation, says the
fathering hero of ex-Presidents Castro
of Venezuela, Heyes of Colombia and
Zelayn of Nicaragua and also of many
Mexican rerugees offers on auspicious
occasion for Iatln Americans to make
concerted plans to check American Im
perialism. F.x-Prcsldent Reyes visited President
Gome to-day. F.-Presdent Castro
will probaldy call on him to-morrow.
Zclaya Is expected to arrive In a couple
A great crowd gathered on the wharf
and cheered os the Venezuelan landed.
Fully 2,000 persons escorted Castro's
automobile to Central Park. Here the
former dictator alighted nnd npproached
the statue of Marti on which he laid a
laurel wreath and made a few remarks
In which he upostrophlred the Cuban
Castro then rode to the Hotel Ingle-
terra, where the best suite In the house
had been reserved for him. Ho shook
"'" wllh n" who approached him.
l..lier on ne receiMU in.- reporilTH m
his rooms. He told them that bo was j
lellghted with his reception, which was
the most cordial he had ever received.
I He said President-elect Wilson of the
I I'nlted Stntes and him
I r ... .. ,
I ,'v,'r.vt,,lng -lse llbert
mffered the per-
"One needs to have s
secutlon I havo at tho hands of the,'"-' ,,',,,,.,
American people to understand that I !!!'"' "'rV'"'1'' H.mp1, 'V'T (V""Ke A;
loaded me with honors and attentions. r(n"B to1,,.h1? "l,rfm?"!" ''",licr ! The fact that the President-elect has
Happy are the people who have upright J jm Tr r.s. ""!. 'T'
Judges I will not go to Venezuela,,,,,,, m.nr E, h, indicates that he will not follow m Prei-
unless I nm needed. My grentest desire ,,,,, . .,, .dent Taft s footsteps as a golfer. Folks
Is that the Litln republics shall form1
a strong consolidation."
As Castro passed the palace on his
way to the Hotel he stood up In the car
and cried "Viva Cuba libra'" The pal
ace windows were all empty and there
was no ono on the balconies to reply.
Castro's most Intimate friends are
Oumlrlslndo Hlvn and Manuel Sllveiro.
The former was the banking partner
of the late Juan Cebollos of New York.
Senor Sllvelra helped to finance the
Cuban revolution of 1906 nnd then fled1
to Venezuela, carrying off so large nj
sum. It Is said, that the firm of Cehallns
& Sllvelra foiled. Castro entertained
him at that time,
Castro studiously poses ns a perse
cuted martyr, which grently appeals to
the Cubans. He declares that he Is no
conspirator, but he Is being closely
watched 'by American secret service
men who accompanied him from New
York and will remain here. The Cuban
Government Is also watching him nt
tho request of the Venezuelan Charge
d'Affnlres, who visited President Gomez
to-day nnd asked that n watch bo kept
on his movements. Tho I'nlted States,
doubtless, also made a similar request.
It seems probable that Castro will re
main quietly In Havana for a few days
nnd will then try to slip owny to the
eastward aboard a schooner which, It
Is rumored, Is waiting for him off tli."
coast to take him to Venezuela. Tho
detectives will keep a cose watch on
him, and this plan will doubtless be de
fented. If the Venezuelan Government really
wants to punish Castro thero Is a good
opportunity now, as there Is an extra
dition treaty between thnt country nnd
Cuba, and the man Is right hero, Cuba,
It Is believed, would Vn willing to give
The newspapers almost without ex
ception welcomo Castro with tho most
fulsome praise. La Opinion, the orgnn
of the Zaylstns, who are Just now
threatening to start a revolution be
cnusp their candidate, Senor Znyns, was
defeated for the Presidency, says nil
Latin America admires and loves Castro
because he has always been the
stanchest nnd fiercest enemy of the
I'nlted Stales, which wns at ono time
dreaded but Is now a laughing stock
because It has been so cownrdly before
Mexico Castro, ft says, Is the Latin
American Ideal of liberty and democ
racy. This Is the keynote of the articles In
the newspapers generally.
Many entertainments nre being pre
pared In honor of ex-President Cnstro,
including a banquet which the Mayor
has promised to attend.
Cnstro In n latn Interview said his
dearest wish'wns that America, mean
ing Latin America, should bo free nnd
Independent without financiers. A union
Continued on Third Pagt,
SWEPT UP $15,000 NECKLACE.
I'lillninn Purler finvp Mrs, Sirn(iiir'
Pearls to Little llmiKhlrr.
CiiicAno, Feb. 26. A pearl necklace
valued at $ I r.,00,0, belonging to Mrs.
A. A. Sprague 2d, of 1130 Lake Slicxv j
drive, which disappeared mysteriously
In a Pullman car between Hoston and '
chirago iat September, hat been re-
stored to Its owner. !
Mrs. Sprague told the story to-dav.
The necklace was found In n rubbish ,
heap containing tho sweepings from
the Pullman car by a crippled p.ir-
ter who took It home and let his little )
daughter wear It. i
The child took the necklace to a ,
Jeweller, who told her It was genuine
and of great value.
Tho girl's father then advertised,
with the result that the necklace wis
returned. The porter w.i.s well re
warded. TAFT REWARDS MATT HENS0N.
Trlln ('It II Service to (jet .loll for
.Negro Willi l'rr).
Washington, Feb. 2ti.-As a teward
for service President Taft Issued nn
executive order to-day directing the
Civil Service Commission to appoint
Matthew A. Henson, negro, to the best
avallabl" place under the classified ser
vice Henson. who h .s been with Hear Ad
miral Peary for twenty-two yenls and
who wai the only other man besides
I'.nry to reach the north pole, will not
be required to take the uiial civil sr-
' Ice examination.
WALDO MAKES TOUR
OF HARLEM HOTELS
(,(H,s ()v(,r t.r,,,..,,,,.,,,,. S
ney s District and Funis
from the club in the case of Mr. Wilson.
Police Commissioner Wuldo, accom- j It has been a standing rule of the club
pnnled by Third Deputy Commissioner ) for years that the board of governors
Newburger and Inspector Dwyer. made 'should confer honorary membership on
a tour of Harlem lat night to see how I'll" President nnd Vice-President and on
things nre going along there since n. I nil ex-Presidents nnd ex-Vlce-Presidcnts.
spector Dwyer has succeeded former1 The m''l"'-'lip of " revy Chase
Inspector Sweenev. After a three hours : , "min "' of l"'01i,,n, people in
trip the Commissioner snld he wns very 'ho nlci"l nrul social circles of Washing
well pleased with the wnv th ntnr,.o ton. In recent years there havo been
were conducted. He Inspected the fol
lowing hotels and cafes:
The Grapevine, 121st street and SI.
Nicholas nvenue, Delmar Hotel. 120th
street and St. Nicholas nvenue; Glen
Court Hotel, 116th street and Eighth
avenue; Hurgholz Cafe, 112th street nnd
Eighth nvenue; Karon Wilkin's cafe, a
negro resort at I32d street nnd Seventh
avenue.; Young's cafe at 12Mh street
near I-not avenue; Connor's cafe, n
negro resort nt 13Mb street near Leno
avenue; I.eroy Wilkin's enfe. 135th
street near Fifth nvenue. Krennnn
llros.' Cafe, l.tMh street near Mndlson
nvenue; Hmery's cafe, 115th street near
Fifth nenue, Isler's enfe. 137th street
nnd Leno nvenue; Wood's cafe, l.!2d
stret near Fifth nvenue; the Interbor
nself were In per-' nUKl' ,lo,1' T,,lrd nvenue near 120th I 'lent of Princeton University had de
ler placing nbove ! s,r,''1' 'he Star cafe. Third avenue nnd I clareil himself vigorously against tho
y anil' right. He:1'""' Htrc,t- Heatty's cafe, 125th street upxr cluss clubs and had spoken em-
and Third avenue; the Mnnhnttnn Hotel, i
1 V"'X tTPOt n"'' Third nvenue; the San
, 't't' -' tv "tin i"i un w " in 11 ur Ki i
' mi,r nf nur r,,,. ,vr i
. vllteil. These nr,. the ,.ne thnt l.nve
bp cnEOd up recently by the police.
S(imf of th proprietors Interrogated by
the Commissioner hnve given testimony
In the police graft Investigations.
In the places where poker was played
until Inspector Dwyer took hold Com
missioner Waldo found groups of men
playing pinochle. Nn drinks were being
until anil ni'.pi'lhlni. i'na -ntnT nlnnl
DENOUNCES COTTON EXCHANGE,
Sonlhrni rnnlor fiij-s It Kleeers hj
I'll I u res.
Washington, Feb, 26. -Denouncing
the New York Cotton Kxchnnge as "an
Institution which fleeces th ordinary
producer of cotton to the extent of one
nr two cents a pound by men
tltlous stundard of values
Smith of Smith fjirrillnu. to.dnv ile- 1
mandril of the Senate the passage of
the bill which outlnws the business of
selling cotton "futures." He threatened
to filibuster against nil appropriation
hills unless such action were taken.
"For fifty years the victims of this
system have been knocking nt the doors.
of Congress," he declared. "They hnve '
begged only that the hard hand of op- j
pression shall be lifted from the lives of
millions of American citizens, From the
extortion have been wrung some of the;
hugest fortunes In the country."
Senator Smith moved that the bill
be taken from committee, but the mo
tion wus laid aside until to-morrow.
Senator Lodge presented n
from Georce W. Novlll. tho President of
the New York Cotton ICxchange, who
said he had h.ul no chance to be heard
against the bill.
NOTHING TO DO, SHE MARRIED.
Fnnnlr Ill-lee. Actress. Ilelrnseil
I'rom lloml of a Whim.
Fannie Hl'lce, on actress, who Is n
mrmber of the Winter Gnrden com
pany, told Justice F.rUnger yesterday
while testifying in n suit for divorce
from Frank White, thnt she lived with
White only two days.
She snld he was running a "beauty
parlor" at Springfield, Moss., In 1910,
when she was playing there In the "Col
"While ho wns mnssnglng n cold out
of my throat he proposed to me, und is
I didn't have anything particular to do
that day I married him," snld Miss
White put In a counter claim for di
vorce nnd named Kdgar Allen of 35
West Fifty-fifth street. Justice Kr
langer granted Miss Krlco a decree.
GREAT BEAR SPKINO WATKIt.
10c. per ok of t (lu itopptrc d bottle. Ati,
CHEVY CHASE CLUB
Pl'Csidctl f-ljll't't OlII'Mv DeclillCS
Honorary Membership in
OKFICEHS A HE C'HACMMNED
Marshall Accepts. However,
With Enthusiasm and Ex
presses His Thanks.
Washington, I'd). 2(1. President-elect
Wilson lint declined on invitation to be
come nn honorary member of the Chevy
Chase Clnl. willed f one of Hie centres
of social life in Washington.
Tills Is the club to which President Tnft
belong and at which he has played golf
frequently during hi four years in the
I Although ofliciils of the club to-night
i declined to direuss the incident, it is known
that thorn Is considerable fooling over
lit. Rome of them regard Mr Wilson's
not f declination ns somewhat curt.
I u jH lmtiorMtoo(, mt v, (ierlll(M on
1 ."round that he expected his public duties
i would conMimo nil of his time in Wash
ington and Unit lie would not hnvo an
, opportunity to enjoy the privileges ex
tended by the club
Thorn is apparently, however, very
poor team work between tho President
olect and tho Vice-President-elect, for
jOov Marshall was Invited to become
'an honorary member of tho club and
' accepted with enthusiasm. He wroto
to tho board of governors haying he did
not play golf or tenniH but felt com-
I plimentcd at the invitation tendered him.
i ..Ifinuvi n ui IIH' I'lilil art' cilHKrim Ml ,
f i . r I 1 . I . . I -1 f. I
1 becnuso tho invitation catno entirely
many heartburnings among officials in
Washington over their failure to gain
membership to this club
Tho Metropolitan Club Is another Wash
ington organization which invariably
invites the President and Vice-President
and members of tho Diplomatic Corps In
Washington to becf.no honorary mem
bers. It is reported to-night that the
officers of this club are scratching their
heads and wondering if they care to run
the chance of being "rebuffed by the
Some members of Congress thought
they saw in Mr Wilson's declination of
the Chevy Chase invitation a purpose on
his ort to emphasize his democracy. It
was recalled that Mr. Wilson when presi
phatically against the tendency to luxury
and exclusiveness indicated bv these
: organizations. Home Democrats believe
'" " views have influenced him
nre wondering now if the new President
. is to bring his bicycle to Washington nnd
I tiIco his exercise In thot way. He rode
i the wheel whllo ho wns on his vacation
UUW oTOLE 5251,284. SAYS JURY,
Motion llroker (iiilllj- of Thrh.
' I'rom Mliilnu Conipnnlfs.
Hoston, l eb. 26. -Stexon H. Dow.
former mnnber of the Hoston Stock
exchange. !,, had been on trial for
i thr,,' w,''k-s "ll charges of larceny nnd
misappropriation of $O5,O00 from the:
Algomah, Franklin, North Lake and In
diana Mining companies, of which he I
was president, was found guilty on I
twenty-four counts this morning In the'
Superior Court. The muouiit the Jury i
said he had token unlawfully was $2.M,-
nsofn llc-'2tJ4 from June 13. 1910, to' August" 17.
" Keii.itnr! 1812
r". h: '
discard twenty-four counts charging re
celvlng stolen goods and one other
count, leaving sixty-eight.
Dow's ball of $2."i,000 ensh wns con
tinued. Counsel was given tlfteen days
to tile exceptions,
-HO S HAILSTONE MEAL FATAL.
ley ;litii(lcN Mode South tirnnur I. ml
Ileitnril Tlieni nn 4'nnil.
Soi tii Or.ANCK, Fell. 26. Thy eating
of 'oilstones caused nn attack of ucuto
Indigestion which ended fatally yes-
1 "''' f'"- Hve.year.old Luther Qulnn,
son o .mis. vtvinn ijiiihii or isa vai -
, '".v street.
The bov weni outdoors after the
Morni mi Saturday night and gathered '
hallsinnes, They looked so much nllk
candy that he was tempted to eat rtiem.
Hefore his mother knew what he had
done he had devoured many.
He began feelln? Ill soon nfter, but
not until Monday did his Illness nlarni '
his mother. She then called Dr.
Charles H, A. Hall, who diagnosed Ihoi
case as Indigestion, caused by sudden 1
and violent chilling.
KILLS WIFE WHO ASKED A KISS.
.tin ii Then Shoots
nml Will Die.
Trenton, Feb, 26. When his nine-teen-year-old
bride nsked for a kiss
to-day when he wns not In the mood
Lesho Vlgern, 22 years old, shot nnd
killed her He then shot himself,
He Is still alive, hut It Is thought
that he will die In n few hours.
Vlgern told the police that he was
tired of kissing her every time he left
home. The couple had been mnrrld
only a month.
ANTI-HUERTA PLOT DISCOVERED.
Tivn OrHrrrn at Itnrnlra Are Thrown
Mexico City-, Feb. 26. President
Huerta ordered to-night the arrest of
(leu. Angeles, Major Gabriel Hernan
dez of the Fifty-sixth Corps of Kurales
and many others ufter discovering a
plot against tho Government.
Papers found In tho pockets of Juan
Sanchez Azcnna, who was Francisco I.
Mndero's private secretary, Indicated
that the Fifty-sixth Hurales were to be
the nucleus of an uprising In the capital
against tho provisional Government.
The corps has been quartered In tho
northeastern part of the city.
Clen. Angeles, who was released from
prison on .Monday, was rearrested im
mediately after the plot was discovered.
Major Hernandez, commandant of the
corps, was thrown Into prison. Several
well known men felt the severity of the
ARMY AVIATORS TO BORDER.
Two Lieutenant Sent to Galveston
In nip Willi IllpUnr.
Pai.m Heach, Feb, 26. Lieut. Eric
F.lllngtnn and Lieut. L. II. Call, who
came here a fortnight ago to establish
one of the three Government aviation
stutlons, received orders to-day to take
their army biplane, No. 17, to Galveston,
Similar orders, It Is said, were received
by the aviators at Augusta, Ga. Tho
third Government school for the coast
defence corps Is In southern California.
BASY PRINCESS HOLDS TRAIN.
Ituren Wllhelmlna Wouldn't I. rare
t'titll Child Was Asleep.
Special Cable Hetpatch to Tnu Scn
Tun Haouk, Feb. 2C Queen Wllhel-
mliia und her daughter, Princess Jull-
.. 1. ,1 . , t .. . 1 ... I r. .... t.AM
Uliu, rtr siui-uiutru n ,'.-ni, line u.
7:30 to-night to Join the Prince Con
sort, who Is 111 In the Taunus Mountains.
A crowd of people waited at the sta
tion to see the Queen depart, as thre
Is great anxiety over the Illness of her
husband, but her Majesty would not
start until sho got the young Princess
asleep. This delayed the departure un
til 10 o'clock, but the crowd waited pa
tiently nnd then cheered the party ns
tho train started.
ATTACKS YALE MORALS IN PLAY.
Instructor's Work Intended to
Italie SlnndlnB of CoIler.
New Havbn, Conn.. Feb.' 26. In a four
act play Just published and entitled
"Tho Ice Lens," George Fredcrlch Gun-
dclflnger, nn Instructor In Yale, attacks
the morals or college men.
It Is understood thnt the play -was
written In the hopes of railing the
tone of the morals of college under
graduates and that the Yale Instructor
said that attacks on college morals In
the newspapers are always denied In
a subsequent Issue by university offi
cials who are striving to uphold, either
falsely or Ignorantly, the moral stand
ing of their Institution.
The piny pictures the Insignificant,
despised tutor struggling through col
lege nnd eventually surpassing the rich
mnn's deprnved son, who comes out of
college a mornl and physical wreck. He
reminds the reader that the real scholar
has gained nothing over the ono who
hns got In by trickery, as they both
have the same degree.
BANKER'S SON GOING TO ARCTIC.
John Unrilrn Annonncm Intention of
HrromliiK nn Explorer.
Ciiicaoj, Feb. 26. John Korden. son
,if thn Inlo Wllllnm rinrden. hnnltpr nnd
philanthropist, announced to-dny nn !n
teiitlon to become on Arctic explorer.
He expects lo start for the northern
j it-o pack region early In June. Young
I fltnlnn returned vesterdnx from Her-
mudn. His patty will sail from Seattle
and be gone, six months or n year.
ARBITRATION ACT EXTENDED.
Srnnto Approves Continuation of
Treaty With France.
Wasiiincton. Feb. 26.--Katlflcntlon of
the new International sanitary conven-
' tlon. modifying n similar convention of
I 1903 und opprovul of o llvo years extcn-
"H I 11 " ' , ',' r
The Senate also voted the approval
new commercial treaty with
POLICE GET JOLLY AGAIN.
Arrest lllni for Thirtieth Time Aflrr
Theft of Tool..
Kloy Jolly, allns Kaldy Webber, who
imrn wnv n "irnn.seberrv bush burglar.
the kind that creeps along lint house
roofs and steals clothes hung out to
drv. but has Intelv busied himself rteal-
j Ing carpenters' tools, wns arrested for
1110 "'irtiein " " R' "
1 """:. : .
i slon nil from William i.ongsiorm oi
I 140th street nnd Hyder nvenue.
Jolly's crimes, the police explain, hnve
usually been of the lesser sort and the
longest sentence thnt so far has comu
i from any of his thirty arrests was one
I year for stealing n violin. He gnvo
his age at the Alexander avenue po
! lice stutlou as r.S and snld ho wuis
JURY GIVES $50 FOR A CAT.
Mm. Weeks' Tuliliy Was Killed by
X. P. I, A. Ao-enl.
A Jury In tho First District Municipal
Court awarded n verdict of $50 yester
day to Mrs. Florence H. Weeks of 25
Fast Klcventh street against tho So
ciety for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals for the killing of her pet cat
Dick, which an iiBcnt of the society
had done away with as soon ns he
brought It tn tho shelter Instead of
holding It for forty-eight hours.
The cnt, which was a "black nnd
tan" nnd was said to possess rare
markings, besides knowing many tricks,
was taken "by Jhe S. P, C. A, on Feb
New Ambassador to Wash
ington Is Chosen by
TREASURY IS EMPTY
Government Said to Have
Paid for Railroads
MUCH GRAFT FOUND
Provisional President to Fight
Rebels With 150,000
TO DEPORT AN AMERICAN
John Kenneth Turner Expelled:
for Publishing Articles
Tho Httertn Government In Mexico
selected resterdny Knilllo Itnbasn, a
Ions time friend of Porflrlo Diaz, to be
Ambassador to the United States.
The Government hns nccused the Ma-
dero regime of gigantic frntuls In the
finances by which the treasury wns
emptied nnd Mnderlstos were enriched.
An unconfirmed report from Mexico
city announced thnt Ilnul Madera, an
other brother of the cx-Presldent, had
The news of the death of Emillo
Mndero wns confirmed by Gen. Huerta.
The Dictator nnd bis followers make
light of the uprisings In the provinces
saying that the reports have been exag
gerated and tbnt such minor revolts
as exist will be stamped out.
Huerta and Diaz are contemplating
the organization of a standing army
of 150,000 for the double purpose of
mnlntnlntng their authority and of
finding employment for thousands who
have lost the will nml nptltude for
The news thnt comes direct from
Mexico city Is so generally favorable
to the new Government ns to Indicate
thnt the Dictator Is, at lenst, not block
ing newspaper despatches which say
thnt Ills rule'ls solidifying nnd thnt his
severity Is for the good of the country.
News from the border Is more pes
slsmlstlc. President Tnft will not recognize the
Httertn Government nnd will leave thnt
problem, nlong with other vexed ques
tions, to his successor.
The movement of troops toward Unl
veston continues. Within n few days,
10,000 men will be ready to enibnrk. If
necessary. Four thoroughly provis
ioned transports nre In waiting.
CABINET NAMES ENVOY.
Ilnertn Sn Mrxlenn Trensury Hns
Mexico City, Feb. 26. Knilllo Hobasa
of Chlapns, a Senator, wns appointed
AtnbiisPddor to the I'nlted States to
day The Cabinet nnmed Senor ItalMsa.
fo . ,h(, Washington post after a spe
. . ,.
The new Ambassador Is 65 years old
'and has been a stanch friend of Gen.
Porllrlo Diaz. He was on outspoken
advocate of Diaz's method of govern
ment. For years, he was Governor of
Chlapns. He has been o member of
many commissions and Is prominent In
literary and scientific circles. Srnur
Ilnba3a , nulnor of scvtrnl novpls
of Mexican life. He seaks Kngllrh nnd
Is a brilliant conversationalist. He Is
married and has four daughters, who
are regard"!! us among the most beau
tiful women In the capital.
He lives pimply, but elegantly nnd Is
possessed of a moderate fortune.
President Huertn Is preparing a re
port to the people on the frauds nnd
grafting of the Mndero Government.
Investigation discloses that millions
of pesos went Into the pockets of Fran
cisco I. Mndero's favored friends. Audi
tors of department accounts have found
vouchers for Immense sums purporting
to have been paid to railroad companies.
The new Government charges that the
money was not paid and that thero was
a deliberate) looting of tho treasury.
The Hub-Secretary of Communications
and Publlo Works said to-day:
"I found my department In a shame
A report was current In this city to
night that Rnul Mndero, a brother of
tho late President, had been killed. Con
firmation from the Government was not
President Huerta and Gen. Felix Dla
are contemplating a standing army of
150,000 men, Including rurales., Military
experts say that this number will bt re-
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