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THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Fair and warmer to-day; probably fair to,,'
morrow; south and southwest winds.
Dctilled weather reports will be found on page ISrv,
VOL. LXXX. NO. 234.
NEW YORK, TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 1913. Copyright, 1913, hy iic St PrlMlliiff nml I'ubthhtnp AnoctnUon.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
TOOK A PROFIT
tYitnoss Assorts Now Hnven
II end Got $200,000
JUTKTAND DENIES IT
President Never Mnde,
font Outside S54.000
Salary, Ho Says.
infill PT1ICES FOll STOCK
rerolnry of State and Boston
' cw vpnpor Men Snid to
1 1 11 vp Profited.
-ns April 21. David E. Brown,
t ntr.itant for the Interstate Commerce
.Miim.c-.Mii. testifying before Chairman
IT.'Vv if the commission to-dayat tho
h nrne on the New England railroad
t.a'..'n charged that lYcsldent
v 1 S Mellen of tho New VorkT
.w Itavtn anil Hartford Itallroad mad.!
n prollt of approximately $200,000
n certain transactions in the purchase I
,.rl nil" of stock of the New Haven,
r.d f.vo of Its subsidiaries, the 1'rovl
fn' t'onsolldateil Company and tho
v.' llncland Navigation Company,
vice-rresldent Huckland of the New
Inen made a prompt and vigorous Three women were knocked over and 1 nitlun, for of tho four two are Mr. Mor
ion..,' of the nllegntlon, declaring that 'thrown half way across Fifth avenue pan's sons-in-law, rlerbert I. Satterieo
Mr .Mellen had never mnde a dollar
r.fu outside of his salary of $.14,000
'rom his connection with the railroad
jriwn admitted that the directors had
npproved of the first transaction and
that he had not asked the secre
tary of the corporation for copies; of
rtsnlutlons aiithorlrJng the others and
that so far as he knew they might
have been authorized.
Brown also testified that several llos-
H" " -..-'...-. -""-
H wo and other persons. ome of them
1 rmT members of the Legislature, bad !
cflved sums ranging from t2,00 to
O0O of M15.000 which the New Ha
u disbursed durlns 1J12 under a clause
a the books reading: "For services on
u-'ers affecting the Interests of the
. tnpany for 1912."
'ommlssloner l'routy said that, nl
tv.tisb he had requested Vice-President
l.i Ktund to have President Mellen and
n other olllcials of tho road
if 1 to explain financial transac
ts Mr. Huckland had concluded not
r Mm e these officials unless they
suhpo-naed. Commissioner Prouty
. '! did not care to subptena them
f ar It might Interfere with tho
d.ngs pending In the Federal
1 .nov'tit of Justice relative to pos-
" v "nation by the New Haven of
"i.erman anti-trust law.
state SfiTetnrj iimril.
. Hrandeis. counsel for the ship-1
n'-rests, had Hrown read these
nnd among them Is that of
I Dnnahue, the present Secre-
'! Mate, who prior to his election
h was connected with 11 weekly !
!' r devoted to politics.
'row aim related the transaction
w 1 control of the Huston and
ie lu.lro.ul passed Into the hands
Si w Haven. The New Knglutid .
n Company got lOl'.oim slvires
H " ' and Maine stock in exchange 1
. -.miar number of Miares of New 1 bullet hit Helen Kaplan, a fifteen-year-v.
t..ck. The Hoston and Maine' old girl, as she sat in her home at i."
.s turned over to Mr. Hlll.ud W-st 115th street. Sh was not badly
Mi 1 li Conn., at $125 a share. Mr. "'N
it I .i- since become a dliector of
.i-ige of ownership was madei
1 i.f the objections raised by the 1,1:111 s(imre Mile Affected liy (ler-i".i.-haits
Legislature to the New, nw j.v,,rll Kiprrt sK.
'" 'i;S!rCCt C"",r01 "f ,1,P' Nkw O....EANS, April 21,-Two breaks
,;,::: promy wW that 1,0 .f,w.i "" yr:'-:
o 'v' transactions In New Haven sub
i..ir -t..U hy President Mellen be
,i.p,iretitly the directors hail np
'H ,,f certain of them without giv
n n it tailed untenient on the matter
tin' r w-Msnns for so doing. In view
' "alary drawn . by Mr. Mellen.
' a'rm.f. Prouty said that lie ronsld-
t - rather a nangerouH prec-.
' allow a railroad president
. liHine.v lllllSHie Ills .-".lllil.! l
d it under-tood that he did not ,
! .W'tl'MI ri titling
' 'V- first time that somo of the
.' linniiclal transactions of the.
it 1 1 alio us u-.iiii.il , niiii
- ie been brought out, the hear-
t.k ..n seventy-tlve exhibits, coill
- - '.irly 150 packages of type
i ,"irts ami statistics numbering
. i- "f jiages, preimred by a corps j
'' I'unission's examiners in charge)
.Ml l.r.iwn. '
...... t , 1
Mir Months Spent on lniulr.
was questioned generally hy'ff.nrH ro rntfTtalned for the weakened
it., i l'routy nml he brought out 1 jV(p ,,t other points,
examiner had hail from six , - ,
n a- work with him and that! WAjjpTELD'S LOSING VENTURE,
n,, nif1iu hatl been soent on. nans iw'
which was Intended to show
's received nml expended by
l.iven nml Its subsidiaries dur-
ue tlHcnl years from June 110,
'mi lift, 11'1'J. Mr. Hrown said '
' .k had been difficult because
Hiven's bookkeeilng system 1
...li.il nml lieralise of tile
. ut.oiis l.-tweeii I he various I
Hems put through as
i i. uiieiluies were not strictly ;
i i ho Uik of Investigating,
.! of thn New Haven on
....I. was ivii.ono.ifuii. and the
i.i ! I.r.on.otjo. In Hill tin-
iii.i;ii(i.imi0. Fifty-iwo mill-
' 'nt. h i on Second Page.
TO KILL CANAL TREATIES.
Scnntor Chnnilicrlaln Oilers llrsnln
WAsiMN.rrnN. April gntlon of j
..... .,. i tiuiii.-t'itMi' ireaiy unti meiiay-
ton-Hnlwcr treaty, under which the
xi.irurutm ,,1 me i-annma cmnj was
undertaken, in tho object of n Joint res-!
olullon which Senator Chamberlain of
Oregon, n Democrat, Introduced to-dnv,
In tho Senate.
The lirlpf debate on this rndlcnl rcso.
lntlon Indicated tli.it Senator O'Onrmau
of Now York, chairman of the Senate
Committee on IntprocPMnlo Canals, I
Inclined to favor the resolution, which
was referrcil to the f'ommlttep on For
eign nidations, where It probably will
slumber fur nme time.
The appearance of this resolution In
Congress Is part of the light of the freo
toll advocates against any efforts to ar
bitrate the iiueMtlon or to repeal thn let?
Iidntlon so offensive' to Great lirltaln..
While there Is no likelihood of the
passage of the resolution. It I.h certain to
cause keen resentment In England and
to emphasize the extreme to which .nim
Senators are willing to ru in this nutter.
It was pointed out as oon as the res-1
oltitlon was Introduced thnt there Is no '
provision In the Huy-Pauncufote trivity
providing for lis termination by either
The Chamberlain resolution alleges
that Great llrftaln Itself substantially
abrogated the Clayton-Hulwer treaty by
refusing to abide by Its provision.
SHOOTS AT FLEEING
AUTO THAT HIT WOMEN
I llH'P MPII ill Car F.M'llpt' After
Iniio- Clinsi. Iiv ntlim
Cnr. nnd Police.
onto tho sidwalk at '11.1th street last
nb;ht by an automobile coming up the
aVenue at a fast clip. The women were
badly hurt. The automobile was num
bered 33413 N. V. That license as Is.
sued to Wllholm Oehlhus, an automobile
dealer, of 227 West Fiftieth street, who
was arrested with hl chauffeur. Sidney
Hoch. of 14S Wet 142d street, after a
j An autolst who wax coming south
on Fifth avenuo saw the women thrown
' to the sidewalk and the auto turn lntj
UTith street, going west. The second
auto gave cha.se. At Seventh avt-nu-
Ochsenheit. a motorcycle policeman.
Joined In th chas.. and followed the
fleeing mauhlne uji onto St. Nicholas I
avenue. There were two men In the car.
At 130th stre: tho pollarman emptied
his revolver at the cur. then a hundred
yards ahead of him. Tho shots brought
other cars Into the chasing party and
by the time the quarry crossed the car
tracks at 145th tnreet there were a
dozen in line.
The three women hurt were Mlt-s
Ksther Kosenwerg, 24 years old, and
Mrs. Hessle Kosenwrrg, both dress
makers. of (51 West 111th street, and
Mrs. Helle Feldsteln of 117 West 113th
Uchsenhlrt stuck tins to the car as
it turned down 14jth street and back
downtown on F.lshtii avenue. Tho
driver at Iait went over 1 1 Itivrsld"
Drive nnd started a final sprint north
ward. The policeman followed all the
way to Dyrkman str-et. going at fifty
miles an hour. Thee the auto crossed i
ninr fnfrt 'Chi, ltl'miv lull -it J I ..
I Mosholu Parkway and Jerome avenue
the chase ended win :i the driver lot
control of the cur In .1 sandy bit- of I
The two men In th car were ainstcd I
and taken to the Leuov nenite police 1
.station. They vieif O.'hlhtis and bis !
As the car jiiu'ed through 115th
street early In the chase Policeman
William Clark got In the way and wa
nearly run over. Mne of the nciipuils
1 threw a shoe at him. Clark responded
by filing a shot from his revolver, me
LEVEE JJKJSAK. SI JUltUfla JLU31.
300 fet wide, occurred this afternoon
at Woodlawn plantation, several miles
1101 Hi of the town of Mayersvlllc, Mlse..
a village midwny between Vtcksburg
and Greenville. The crevasse will flood
all of Sharkey and Issaquena counties
,nd nearly all of Washington nnd War-
of ,.01)ntrv K rcn ln
fnrms n11i well settled. Con-
i,... ut unites nince tno numner
wJm wl) rnd,.rt.,i homeless at 15,000
' i .1... ifitierti 1nflrfl nt ho v oral mill
)n Hl,.nmpr Xakomls, In chnrge of
Lieut. Ill.ilne. P. S. A., has been cent
from Vlcksburg, and other rescue Isnts
will follow to-morrow.
The Federal engineers say that, with
backwnter already In tho vicinity,
nearly 1.150 square mllris will bo inun
dated. Near the crevnsso to-nignt tno
i i .u u-.lvn feet ileen.
vvaier in r1"1' '1 ,
To-night rain was threatening all
io-nihiii ihi ..,,
..tnni? thn ovver r ver sect on and grave
teior (iot only 41.SS nt
Srronil MorlBnue Loan.
. . ..H.t.... ull.lll.il vesterdav hv Sil
III. Il l ........... .
iireme Court Justice l.enmnn snowa
tint David Wartleld, the actor, will losol
.mini .... tnv..itiient In n second,
',.,. tim nronertv at 25 to 27
W(.H mth street. The property was
,, ,ln(i,,r the foreclosure of a first
nu,rtgage frtr $50,000 unit the report of
,. referee in the case showed that
after lh 50.ii0(i hud been paid out
,)f ,. ,, iH of tho sale there re-
.oained only $2.07
u,it of this sum the expense-s of tho
pi-oeeedlng vvero paid, leaving only
1 $t,sj29 to apply on Warflcld's second
MORGAN'S GOOD WILL
PLACED AT $8,000,000
r.stnte May I'fl.V I ItX of Jl-.UOO,- I
nnft , .. , , i.,..
.other inemlern of the Ohio detection.
TO MITTTAMZE EOriTAULK' Mr. Hrticn called also nt tho Depart
- 1 . . . . . . ... .. . 1. ..
Art Teen sure Kxpected to Find
Peniwitient Home in
T'erhnps the most delicate nnd Inter
esting problem that has confronted the
State Comptroller's of lice Is offered by .
be wilt of .1. I". Montim. which was '
tiled for probate yesterday and will be
f,,rimillv nrnved to-ilnv. The tiroblem
Is this: What value shall be. placed on
that asset of the estate known as Rood
t'ntler the law Rood will Is subject to
an inheritance tax the same as any
other asset. The leRacy of .1. 1'. Mor-'(ol,
Ran's name and reputation for Inti-RTlty.
benueathed to his business tlrm through
the youtiRer Morgan, will have to lw!
estimated 111 tlgures before the iimount
of the tax can be determined.
Expert appraisers will have to know
the net profits of the tlrm for several
years back, and In addition will bo com
pelled to translate Into terms of money
the sentimental value, us applied to the
linn's business, of Mr. Morgan's name.
The excntorH of the will, whom the
appraisers naturally will have to con-
1 suit, will be placed In a difficult po
and William I'ierson Hamilton, and an
other Is his sun. On the one hand, It
was pointed out yesterday, they will de
sire to have the good will of the tlrm ap
praised at all It Is worth as h business
Tni Mn) Br M,0(N,OI0.
un tho other hand It will be to their
Interest and that of the estate not to
permit of any exaggeration, for the
transfer tax Is 4 per cent, and on the
entile estnte will be very large pcslbly
f 4,000,000 unless Gov. tiutzvr succeeds
In bis plan to have the ait collections
Thomas I:. Hush, attorney for the
Transfer Tax Hureau, said yesterday that
the tax on good will was a conntderable
part of the total transfer tax on the
Pulitzer estate. Probably It will be a
large Item of the tax on the estate of
lsldor Straus, which Is soon 10 bfi n
nounced. It Is thought thnt JJie good
will of Mr. Morgan may bo appraised
as high as 11,000.000. In which case the
tax payable 10 the State would to
I'ndiT the system of graduated scale
Inheritances are exempt from taxation
If Inn than $5,000. l.p to $50,000 tho
tax Is 1 per cent.; up to $250,000 It Is
per cent : up to $1,000,000 It is 3 per
cent., and over $1,000,000 It I 4 per
As to the Morgan art collections, It
was learned yesterday that .1. P. Mor
gan, the son, will not make any state
ment this week and possibly will not
announce his plan of disposition for
u..v,.rl ninitOi. It tl'liH linlnteil not th.it
his" father in considering what he should
do with thn treasures took his Sine and
never did make a final decision possibly
because of the city's delay In appro-
printing money to build a new wing for
the Metropolitan Museum nnd thnt tho
son sees no tenson for haute.
Mil arum Mar Keep Trramret.
Hut even though there Is no public
declaration tVe trustees of the museum
ate convinced thnt the bulk of the Mor
gan pictures, porcelains and other art
objects are to be given to the museum
This belief was plainly Indicated Inst
night following a meeting of the trus
tees in their room nt the Institution.
Said one of the trustees to an In
quirer: "You know that Mr. Morgan's col
lections are now In Mie museum, you
know he wa president of our board
, .u-. i l-i..i ... i. . .
I." . ' 'v ' i
and you know Mr. Morgan's sou
can Infer what you please."
Yesterday's meeting was the regular
monthly irsslon of the trustees, nnd
there was also a meeting of the execu
tive committee. The attendance was
unusually large, although there had
been no announcement thnt the Morgan
will would be considered. Joseph H.
j nio.lt(i rBt vice-president." presided,
and tho others present were Kdwnrd
D. Adams, John L. Cadwalader, Senator
IClllui Hoot, ICdward S, Harlmess, P.ob
ert W. Do Forest, vice-president nnd
secretary; George A, Ileum, Henry
Walters, George F. Under. Daniel C
French, William Church Osborn nnd
John W. Alexander.
Mr. De Forest said after the meet
Ing that there had been no discussion
of the future of the Morgan collections.
There could be none, he said, for that
matter was entirely In the hands of
J, P. Morgan, the son, nnd he had not
conimunlcnted with the trustees. Nor
wns the lato Mr. Morgan's successor as
president of the board elected, the
trustees feeling that too short a tlmo
had elapsed slnco his death.
Trnalrea niienni Memorial.
"What wo did discuss," Mr. De Forest
said, "was the subject of some appro
priate! memorial of Mr. Morgan, and no
final uctlon was. taken." Ho added thnt
there had been no suggestion as to what
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the only other action taken by the trus.
tees was the election of Alexander S.
! Cochran as a benefactor of the museum,
which means thnt Mr. Lochrnn tins
, given to the museum objects vnlued at
more than $50,000.
j .1. P. Morgan, the son. Ih n trustee hut
j did not attend tin- meeting.
The trustees regard as absurd the
.suggestion that J. P. Morgan will build
a museum of his own to house the art
treasures. They believe that only n
Continued on Second rage.
CONGRESS TO GET COBB'S CASE.
Alleged Prrvltmle Feature of Con-
tracts to He Cniinlilereil.
ARiiiNOTON. Aprl 21.-Otllclals of or-
' gaulzcd baseball lire concerned over tho
apparent determination of members of
the Georgia delegation In Congress to
tll):t. cognizance of the alleged "trust"
fenturo of the national game.
John K. Hruco of Cincinnati, secretary
............ .... .
of the National Commission, arrived
hero to-day with counsel. Hn had a
conference with Henator Pomcrcno and
meni or .insure. 11 is ue-siirncu cum ne
made Interrogatories ns to tho attitude
of the Government towiird the nllegcd
Mr. llruce's visit here. It In tinder
stood. 'was prompted by thn promlncnco
Riven to the case of Ty Cobb, tho De
troit player, who t holding out for a
salary of $15,WiO.
The case of Cobb versus organized
baseball will be otHclally brought to the
attention of Congress by Representative
Hardwlck of Georgia Immediately on
the arrival here r a copy or conn s con
trai t of last year with the Detroit club.
Mr. Hardwlck has been advised that
baseball contracts contain a reserve
clause that reduces baseball players to
n condition of (servitude nnd Unit such
clause Is In contravention of the laws of
the land aimed at conspiracies In re
tttratnt of trade
Hardwlck Indleves Injustice has been
MARION WYLLY LEAVES
HOME; POLICE NOTIFIED
Staten Island Young: Woman
ri 15). Pretty and Wants
to Go to Work.
Marion Wylly, 19 years old. left her
home at 1S FTellnghiiyaen road. West
New Brighton, Staton Island, yester
day morning and had not rnturned up to
a late hour last night. Henry W.
Hodtftt of 51 Rast Eighty-second street.
Manhattan, reported to Police Head
quarters of New York that the girl hud
left note In her room saying, "Am
going away. Don't' make a fus. Don't
look for inc."
The note was addressed to her step
mother, Mrs. A. C. Wylly. and a r-Imtlar
note was uddrosed to her father, who Is
a lumber dealer and promoter and Is
now In Illinois. Tho girl's stepmother
found the note at 10 o'clock In the morn
ing and called upon Mr. Hodge to assist
In tho search, as Mrs. Hodge was the
nearest friend the oung woman hud
In Now York.
To-day a general alarm will be sent
out by tho police, to whom the miss
ing girl has been described as being
very pretty, a brunette, about five feet
In height, and wearing a blark striped
The Rill had often expressed a de
sire to go to work but her father had
opposed tlie Idea. Heslrtes Mrs. Hodge's
home, her mother could Imagine no
other place to which the girl could have
FOUR FLY IN HYDROAEROPLANE.
Machine lllsr From Wntrr anil
"tn In lr 1,1 Minnies.
Los Anoelks, April 21. --Glenn Mar
tin established what Is snid to be a
new American record for flying at Hal-
boa Heach yesterday by carrying
three persons' and himself In a flight
of fifteen minutes duration In a hydro-
aeroplane. No difficulty, Martin said,
was experienced In gutting out of theiments with France and Great Hrltain.
water and Into the air. Affidavits of
tho flight were made ft-day. The total
human weight In the machine was 6H0
The machine In which the flight was
made will lw used as an aerial ferry
across Cons Hay, Washington, and the
effort was u tryoiit to satisfy tho pur
chasers. SULZER WILL HUNT VOTES.
HrKln Personal CampnlHn for Pri
mary BUI To-day.
Alpvn-v. April 21. Gov. Sulzer will
begin a personal campaign to-morrow
to get his direct primary bill through
thn 1 ...iMHliltm p. lie will invito nverv
:.lftV R,,,"' S't"r. and Assembly-
i men as he can take care of conveniently
to tnlk with him In groups small enough
for convenience at his di-sK In the Kx
The Governor Intends to talk to every
Senntor and Assemblyman, Republican
and Democrat, who Is reported to htm
as opposed to his bill. Mr. SuUer had a
long talk to-nlght with Majority Leader
Levy of the Assembly. '
Gov Sulzer's primary bill was Intro
duced In the Senate to-nlght by Senator
John W. McKulght. It was advanced
to the order of final passage and re
ferred to the Judiciary Committee.
Assemblyman F.tsner of New York at
tempted to Introduce the bill In the As
sembly, where unanimous consent Is re
quired, and Assemblyman Yalo of Put
nam county objected, Mr. F.lsner gavo
notlco that he would move on Thurs
day to suspend the rules so thnt ho can
Introduce the bill.
POTHIER IS BANK PRESIDENT.
llnvrrnnr Was With WoonnneUrt In
slltntlon IIH Year.
Provipknck, It. 1., April 21, Gov.
Portlier to-day was elected president of
the Woonsocket Institution for Savings,
succeeding to the place made vacant
by the death of Col. Austin S. Cooke.
Mr, Pothler has beon connected with
the bank for thlrty-nlght years, being
ndvnnced from vice-president. Thn
bunk, tho largest In Woonsocket, Is
capitalized at $10,000,000. Col. Chnrlos
K. Hallou, who hns been with the bank
forty-eight years, fourteen as treasurer,
wiih made vice-president: Charles N.
Cook, agent of the Hlntersvilln Finish
ing Company, treasurer, and Kdgnr L.
Arnold, assistant treasurer. William
M, Kimball, agent of tho Mnnvlllii com
pany, was added to the board of In
vestment. William H, Orr, manager of
the Forestdale Manufacturing Com
pany, Is made a trustee,
Gov, Pothler Is prraldpnt also of tho
Union Trust Company here.
KRUPP SCANDAL MAY j
Violent Attacks Arc Directed
Against (Senium War
WILL ClUPPLE A 11 MY HILL
Vorwaerts" TpMs How War
Office I'l'tfed Arms Firms
jjfiiil Cnllr liffpnlfh to Tnr. Sen
HEnUN. April 21. The exposures by
Dr. I.lebknecht, the Socialist leader, In !
regard to the action of the Krupps nnd
other armor and gun manufacturing es
tablishments In Stirling up trouble be
tween France nnd Germany for the pur
pose of Increiuslng thu'.r output linve
called forth tMe usual preliminary symp
toms of 11 Ministerial crisis and have.
Intel fered to ,1 grave extent with the
popularity of the army bill now before
It Is doubtful whether of not a crisis
will result from the exposures, but
many observers think that the bill has
'been permanently crippled. The mull-
J IIJ IB UllUUMIUI'Ul) illlliril H , ,,l-,;
I tent over the matter The scandal has
1 led to violent attacks on Gen. von
Heerlngen, the Imperial Secretary of
War, and thero Is a campaign on to oust
him from his ofllce. This point for the
moment Is the chief feature of the agi
tation. It Is alleged that the campaign
has been organized In military circles,
which moves tho ilermuuia, the orgun
of the Catholic Centre, to say that suih
a thing has "hitherto been regarded as
ullnost an Impossibility In the Prussian
army with Its much lauded discipline."
The Ocrmonld expresses the opinion
that the ugltatlcm will have a bad effect
on the army and will be especially In
jurious to the ut my bill
The Xorth OVitihiii (iturttt
Von H'.erlnsen, but Its advocacy of the'
Minister's position Is decidedly tame.
The VonacrM the Socialist organ. Is ,
natutaily working the scant al for all I (
is worm, -ine pap.T recaus ine
that Gen. von Ileeringen in speeches (
1U Wle IICICIISIHK repeilietnj t;!iii!i,i:!&i-ii
the fact that that body should conduct
Its proceduio In a correct business wa
It nsks whether or not the editing and
advertising of publications and the tout
ing of advertisements for thefle publi
cations are regular business operations
of a department of Stat.
The roni-acrf prints 11 circular, which
It sas was addressslr-milli Mrrm-ngo
by the War Office to ceruiln arms tlrnis
irgmg ineiu 10 nuveruse 111 .1 .ipvi iui
war nutnlwr of the .i;jriycf llluntrirtf
Zrltunu and offering to supply informa
tion, nddlug that the German War
ODIcit had collaborated in the prepara
tion of tho advertisements in the y.ritunu
and hud furnished some hitherto un
published material for a "brilliant" edi
torial section The circular gave the
further news that the Issue would makii
"a deep Impression In Germany and
cieate an enormous sensat on abroad "
The t'oricoi i f t in an editorial makes
some scornful referenci-s to what It calls
"Gormanv's shame." It adds Incidentally
... . ...... .... i
lllul lliese SCUIHiaM aie Olliv s llipituiis
of the general cancer with which mod-
j ,.ni society 'ifill countries Is aillicted."
u urges that there has never been a
more timely occasion for coming to an
I agreement on the question of arma -
The members of the Centre Introduced
a resolution in the Hudget Committee
calling for the appointment of a com
mittee composed of members of the
ltelchstag and experts to examine into
the whole subject of army and navy
contract. According to the resolution,
the teport of the committee will be sub
mitted to the various legislative bodies
concerned with the proposals and will
provide remedies for the alleged abuses
BRITISH PRESS INDIGNANT.
I One Socialist Nrnnpuprr CnlU Scan,
j ilal u "Dirty Conspiracy,"
jrinl f.iftl D(tH4ich lii Tnr Sin
. ..-, nn tm. on,.l.ii...
l.o.MKl., lilll -. I lie r-iiuiuiint
Inbor nrWKpapers are getting details
, lim,. fr(1I11 HoriIii of the Socialist and
Hndlcal accusations against the manu
facturers of armor plate which have
hitherto not been printed here. These
details, according to the Socialist papers,
expose what one of them calls "a. dirty
devilish International iirotlt making con
spiracy which for years has skulked
Is'hlnd the Incubus or Kuroprun nrma
ments." According to these despatches the
Krupps are accused of paying certain
military and naval otllcers to stump Ger
many nnd preach war against Lnglnnd
and thnt this resulted in a prollt of
$15,000,000 to the Krupps.
Various armor and nrmament firms
nre alleged to have kept a Joint in
telligence bureau which decided as to
which concern should re,cetvn a certain
contract. The other bids were all fraud
ulent. Any Arm which received an order
paid the other companies n commission
out of the huge extra profits. Tho
ers Includes the assertion that the!""" .b'toTe P" Co"K Ju8,,c
Krupps charge Germany 320 marks per
ton morn for armor plate than they
charge their American customers.
CHANCES LOOK GOOD FOR POLK.
Wllann ICxprclnl 1 IlUrrganl
O'linrman In Cnllrrlorihlp.
Washington, April 21. -The belief Is
becoming stronger In Washington that
President Wilson will name Frank L.
Polk as Collector of the Port of New
York. Mr. folk Is being urged by
Secretary McAdoo, while Senator
O'GormHn Is opposing the nomination
In favor of Thomna W. Churchill, Pres
ident of the Hoard of Education.
Heports were circulated to-day that
Henator O'Gorman will oppose Polk's
nomination ln tho Senato should the.
President decldo to send It In. The
President's friends asserted, howovor,
that Mr. Wilson would not bo deterred
by thM reports.
LEASES ST. DUNSTAN'S LODGE.
Otto Knhn Tnkr I'amuni VIII In
Spcit Cnf,le DttvateS to Tn 8cf
T.ondon, April 21, It Is reported thnt
Otto It. Knhn, tho New York banker
nnd leading director of the Metropolitan
opera House, has leased Bt. Dunstan's
lodge. Outer Circle. IlcRcnfs Turk, from j
lAiru uouuesoorougn. 1
St. Dunstan's lodge, one of tho sev-1
rral pr!-nte residences In tho park, Is
famous for Its old clock with two wooden
Klants to strike the hours, which pre-
vloiHy belonged to St, Dunstan In the j
West, n church on Fleet street erected'
In I S3 2, It was at St, Dunstan's lodge
that Lord and I.ady Londesborough en
tertained the German Kmperor and Km
press at a garden party on their visit
to London In May, lull.
WOMAN JUMPS FROM A FLIER.
I'.liide Deteetlie, tint llrr Com tried
Frlritil lines Not.
PlTTsiifMO, April 21. Dora Moore, 1
while en route to this city from Detroit '
in the custody of Detectivo Hrophy,
leaped from an express train going at ,
high speed, near Wooster, Ohio and
made her escape.
She was being brought to this city '
with Hennle t.nvtnc, who previously ,
Jumped his bond of $2,500 after being '
convicted of white slavery. Dora Monro.
the principal witness against Levlne.
disappeared with' him. They were cap- ;
tnred last week In Detroit. j
According to Detective Hrophy. after
the train left Wooster the woman
daslied for the door nt one end of the
car and I.evlne rushed to the door ,
at tho other end. Brophv overtook 1
Levlne, but the woman had a clear exit. ;
DIAMOND INDUSTRY PARALYZED,
Three Tliousnnil Cnttrrn nt Antnrri
Go on Strike.
Hptrial CaMe VcmfcA to Tnr. St v
1 vi'U'piiii Anrll 1 --The illnmonil 111.
du'stry is paralyzed by the general strike The new bill will be a substitute for
over the manhood suffrage bill. Three the Tliompson-nirdsall bill In the Sen
thousand diamond cutters went out to- 1 nte. It Is understood the Governor hasj
dJ ; sanctioned It and will sign It promptly
after It has passed both houses. The
PAGE'S NOMINATION CONFIRMED. ' administration has a good working ma
Han iirctTfft Moore,
hnrnr nml Mnlone.
Wahi1IN(1TONj A,,rll 2i.n,e Senate in
0(intlrm,.d to.day ,,.,.
Walter II. I'jge as Ambassador to
Gieat Hrltain. Dudley ' Field Mnlone as
Second Assistant Secretary of State.
John Uassett Moore as Counsellor for the'
Stat.. Department and Jo in , H o borne
of Wyoming as Assistant Secretary of
REFUSED AID TO WARNER.
, ,..,,,,. nrr..r.l Auti.Ut. Mrrel,
l.miltrit On titer Filial Veelilrnt.
H. H. Warner, the actor, telling yes
terday of the automobile accident In
which bis wife was killed on the Mer
rick mad tit Seaford. L. 1 . Sunday after-
noon, deplored the apparent IndllTereiice .,, ,,,.i,.v,. the people of California dc
of ii number of atltolsts who stood by , ... .
the wrecked machine under which Mrs.
j Warner was p.nned and refused aid.
I Fashionably dre-ed folk stoppi-d their
cars to gaze at the overturned autoino-
bile at tlv side of tin- nuul and either
moved on again r s.u in their crs when
,Mr. Warner appealed to them for help. It
i i i i...n..H.....i.A..
I I riliameu nil iwo iiiiuei iii.iitei ui .-li. i
and assist In lifting the machine off
Mrs. Warner rush her to the hos
pital at H.ibylon.
The two bollerrnakers. A G. Patter-
'son of Hempstead. L. I., and Hobert
Simpson of 220 Hussell street. Hrook
lyn. were on their way home from a
ball game In a second hand automobile.
Mrs. Warner was placed In the car and
driven eleven miles to the hospltnl,
where shortlv afterward she died.
The funeral services will be neld this
afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Church
of the Ascension, Fifth avenue and
Tenth street. On account of the death
of Mrs. Warner the Lyceum Theatre
will by dark until Thursday night
FRED THOMPSON WEDS AGAIN.
A nun em tiit Promoter Marries lllil
Frlenil of School Illljs.
Fredeilc Thompson, the theatrical
manager and builder of Luna Park,
Coney Island, who was fnrmeily tho
husband of Mabel Taliaferro, tho ac
tress, was married yesterday afternoon to
Selina Wheat lilcher, n modiste of 307
Fifth avenue, at the latter's home.
The couple obtained a marriage li
cense at the City Hall Just before tho
ceremony was performed. Dr. Edgar
W. Work of tho Fourth Presbyterian
Church. Ninety-first street nnd West
Knd avenue, officiated, and the bride's
brother, Lieut. Winston lilcher, V. S.
A., gavo her nvvay.
Mr. Thompson wns divorced last year
In Chicago from Miss Taliaferro, whom
ho had married in 190tl. Kxtremo cruelty
on the part of her husband wns the
chnrge urged against him by the actress.
TWO WEEKS TRIAL MARRIAGE
Quite ll.ioimh for KlUa. Who Seek.i
An Austrian-Sicilian triul marriage
Olegerlch yesterday for annulment un
der the recent ruling in tho Supremo
Court that young women under 17
miiv hnvo their mnrrilaffes annulled
us a mntter ot right If thoy bring milt
hcfi.ro thoy reaci K.
Fdka Tomozor told tho court that a
trial of tw weeks wu nil she needed
to convince her she had mnde n mis
take. She was ticket seller for a mov
ing picture theatre In West 136th street.
She said Tomaso Fassettl came to her
cago frequently and threatened that If
she didn't mnrry him he would shoot
her. She accompanied him to the City
Hnll and was married by Alderman
lames .1. Smith on October 19 last.
when she lucked tlvo days of being tfi
years and ! months old.
After she. was married inn piaimin
pald her husband quit work and spent i meiits until after the Hlrdsall bill as
his time lounging In the theatre lobby ; amended had I n printed and en-
tn see that she didn't smile nt any "' grossed. Cpnit third reading, which will
tho male patrons. When she had hnil .lthln ,y f,r two, the Cumlnettl
2 eeh hUSbln1amenument wll! be considered. he-h.r-
SLAP AT BRYAN
, , . . ,,
Legislature UOCidOS Oil Bill
KxeludinR All Asiatics
m rpo n nQHMT V QT1 1 n
1 ,vr" ,lw ' llili nl;liW
Protest From Hanks Causes
'All Foreigners" Meas
ure to He Dropped.
LIMIT OF Font YEARS
HiriNnll Amendment Hulcs That
Land Then Shall Escheat
to the State.
Sacroiknto, Cal.. April 21. Tho ad.
ministration groups In the StntB
Legislature decided to-day to drnft
nn .,.;,,. ,., nw vvhrll wll,
bar all Asiatics from owning land In
California. This action is a direct slap
nt Secretary Hryan. who requested thn
Governor laM week not to discriminate
against tho Japanese. The pew bill
will also be especially obnoxious to th
Japanese because It classes them with
the Chinese Asiatics, when they assort
I they are Aryans, not Mongolians.
jority in both houses antl no members)
who cxpt'Ct any favors from the Gov
ernor will dare to oppose this measure.
The strong protests received from
many banks, chambers of commerce,
anil financial companies Induced the leg-
, IslaUirs to drop the clause which barred
I nil foreign owned corporations from
)(,lnp lUtlln,. in California.
t stltutionai or 1101 uoes 1101 worry 1110
legislators. They say all they earn for
It to puss h bill which will keep Jap
anese from Increasing their ownership
of land In California.
' Senator Hoynton. President pro tern.
of the Senate and administration floor
leader of the upper house, gave out
I th.. r.illntvlnir interview to-ilnv in ex-
' ,lanatlon of his views on the land bill:
the effect of pieveiulng their agricul
tural and residential lands from pass
ing Into the hands of the Japanese nnd
J Chinese, and such
a law should b
must not be so sweeping In char-
"('t"r. however, as to exclude all aliens.
California should welcome the farmers
of Hurope and Canada, also the capital
investments of These people, nnd I be.
Ileve It would be a mistake to bar tho?
people and that capital simply to save
the Japanese and Chinese.
"No good purpose can be served In
this case by passing n general law. It
shiAild state Its object, as desired by
the people of California, and stop
The only change In the substitute
Hlrdsall bill Is that property acquired
by deed of trust, mortgage or loan by
aliens or corporations may be held for
four yeais only, nnd at the end of that
time escheiil to the State. Thero is
record to bind the Senate to tho
amended bill. Those who nre to be ro
lled upon to strike out tho words In
the bill objectionable to Japan and to
which exception hns been tnken by
President Wilson through Secretary of
Stale Hrynn say hey do not wish to
nllow tho Impression to go out thnt the
adoption of the Hlrdsall amendments
In any way binds tho Senate or even
puts Its members upon record.
As a matter of fact the amendment
was adopted by u viva voce vote, but
two members, Hlrdsall nnd one other,
voting, and when the noes vvero called
for there was a lone response from the
"Senator Hlrdsall asked to amend his
own bill." said Senator Hoynton. "That
courtesy was extended to him. thnt Is
Senator Thompson voiced the same.
()pmlmPin ven asked If the uctlon of
the Senato Indicated that anything done.
by the body Hits afternoon might indi
cate the future action of the Senato
upon alien land legislation.
Senator Caminet.tl. who Is known to
be in touch with the national Adminis
tration, mucin n determined fight to
eliminate by amendment tho words. "In
eligible to citizenship." from the Hlrd
sall bill, but on a parliamentary ruling
by Henator Curttn, who was in the chair,
was precluded from doing that.
The amendment of Senator Hlrdsall
was In effect an amendment to the en
tire original Hlrdsall bill. Senator
1 Camlnettl's amendment was lo portlona
of the bill that weie amended by tho
HlrdHiill amendment. It was held
Cnmlnettl would not present Ills amend-