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the sun, Wednesday; april so, 1913.
luren lilm iinil the 1'resldcnt in. day, lint
Dr. Jordan, being unhampered liy neces
.title of ntllci.il diplomacy, said;
Wlitlc this Mil studiously avold the
rititritvciitlnn of trcntv tight. It still lias
Hie sling uf discrimination, It Is also
nneenstltullnnnl Iti tlmt tt attempt to I
legtilnte th" rights of alien by Htat-!
legislation,
"'l'hi til Ion I the wntd nf I lif nation I
Ills stHtu Is established by International
treaty All his rights eonie f 1 1 tit tlie na
tion, and lii" lias no rights from the State.
Tor n State to attempt to limit tint
lights of aliens by State law Is titieon
stltutlonal In that it Is an attempted as
sumption cm the pan of the Slate of the
Federal right of retaliating foreign rela
tions. "I have not asked .Mr. t!ran his alti
tude toward this bill, but I cannot con
eelve that It fan be acceptable to the
ttnvernnienl
"Thu message that lias been delheied
to this Legislature liy .Mr. Itrynn Is that
the Washington lluieirinii'ht desires thu
opportunity to settle this nuestlon by
diplomatic negotiations. I am sure that
this ran he done In the course of two of
three months negotiations between -Mr
Itnnn and the Japanese (lot eminent.
' It would require the exchange of
several communications between Wash
ington and Toklo, but It iiiutd be accom
pllshed '
MAY ABROGATE TREATY.
(internment tu Seek , p iv Trailr
Iffrrrmrtil.
Washington, April 21' There is a
llkrllliood thai the present niitl-.lnpaucie
agitation in California will result In the
abrogation of the commercial treaty be
tween this (.iovernttieiit and Japan and
the drafting of a new convention be
tween the two count! les.
fter Secret.ir llryan's proposal to
the I'allfornlans that they suspend the.
passage of tin- anti-Japanese net until
the President ha had uu opportunity to
negotiate a new treaty with the Tar
3astern Tower In place of that executed
n 1911 It wan learned to-day that such
a course already had been seriously con
sidered by tlie Administration.
The existing treaty with Japan Is far
from satisfactory. It was drawn to
meet a temporary situation arising out
of tlie agitation on the Pacific coast
over the Japanese school nuestlon. The
working of the treaty has been un
satisfactory to Japan as well as to the
t'nlled States. There is no provision
mi It for the acquirement and holding of
land by either Americans or Japanese,
and thero are many other omission
which do not tippear in the commercial
Mealies with other nations,
Secretnry Hryan's suggestion in re
g.ird to a new treaty was picked out
by Washington officials ns the most
Interesting development in his negotia
tions with the California Legislature.
It Is believed that the iiucstton of the
possibility of framing a new treaty
i-ntisfactory alike to the (.'aliforntan
and the Japanese within a rcasonablo
lime was considered tit to-day's Cabinet
meeting Tills phase of the situation
ncroiints also for another visit which
tscount t'hind.i, the Japanese Ambas
sador, made to the State Department to
da y
The impreslon here, however, is that
the negotiation of a new treaty In place
ot the prrsont one is the utmost con
tession that the Wilson Administration
is willing to make to the Callfornlans.
Washington to a largo extent was
Ignorant of what the Iresldent and
ois advisers diil to-day. although the
allfornia Japanese situation was prac
'ically the only business accorded any
innsidorable discussion at either the
White House or the State Department.
The sudden ban upon discussion of the
.-.'nation was interpreted as an indica
tion of the serious view the President
takes of the matter
The. Japanese. Ambassador, Viscount
Chlnd.i. called on acting Secretary of
State .Moore this afternoon and was
chown tho latest tepoits fiom Mr.
Hryan at Sacramento.
Mr .Moore was summoned ear'v this
morning to a conference with the
President. and when the Cablnrt
gathered at 11 o'clock the acting Sec
retary Joined In the discussion.
It ts understood that Ptof. Monte
save the members of thn President's
council the first Illumination of the
nutation that thev have had.
The lYosldent was In constant com
munication with S-ctetary Hryan
throughout the day. It was learned
that Mr Iiran has limited himself to
lure reports on what he himself has
done.
The movement for the abrogation of
the treaty of P.'ll with Japan was be
gun by Senator Works of California, a
Progressive, who issued a statement
urging the termination of the treaty if
it interferes with what he maintains Is
California's right to legislate against
the Japanese in his State.
The treaty with Japan may be ter
minated within six months after notlrat
l serxed by either party. It has been
.oiggested that ('allfornia might pass
her alien land law, to take effect after
six months, provided the l-Yderal Gov
ernment would agree to notify Japan
n' ts deslie to terminate the treaty.
i would then be neressary to negotiate
a new tientv in which of course Amerl.
ans would liae to sacrifice their right
to leae land in Japan and vice versa.
in reviewing to-day tho Japanese.
dtuatlon In California Senator Works
t-ald
"I.verv Slate in the I'ninti ia a right
In piovlde liv law who shull hold and own
land jvithm die state nnd to except aliens
from that right. The Governor utid Legis
lature of I allfornia are nlriclly within their
ijhts when they iiinlst upon enacting
.111 alien la whether it excludes citizens
if a'l or one or any number of foretell na
tions 'I be President is within his rights in
endeavoring to persuade the State to naive
li rights and repeet n treaty made with
n foreign nation. Hut neither our own
Government nor a foreign nation has any
tight to coerce a State to prevent lawful
legislation by it, and no self-respecting
State should submit lo anv such coercion
m dictation from either source
Such subjects of Japan as are coming
lo California ate extremely objectionable
to our people nnd their permanent owner
ship of land In the State will not long tie
allowed. If there is any treaty between
the two countries that will prevent the
Slale from enueting such effective alien
land laws ns m desired, then this country
ones u lo that State and in the whole coun
try lo abrogate the treat v.
To enter into any treaty with a foreign
nation thai denies, limits or In any way
abridges the rights of a State Is a plain
usurpation nf power '
SAYS JAPAN WANTS ISLAND.
Jtonrnrinr. When IvenrsarKr Was
l.nst, Talked Or for Coal I nit station.
"ieorge 'l'. Hums of the Caribbean
liuano Company, wlio'nrm ed yesterday
bv the I'nlted I'rult liner Blxnnln, Halt!
'i looked to him as If the JiipaneHO Oov
crntTwni was making an effort to no
iulre Itoncador 1 Blond. Mr. Hums said:
The island Is the properly nf the Carib
bean fiiiauo Company, It has a fine
Martini and would make h good coaling
elation A man named Aral, who In the
head of a steamship line, is ostensibly
desirous of rtettlnir the Island for the
u i4 hla line, but there la an Impres
WORTH DOING WELL
If a thing is worth doing at
all, it is worth doing well.
This applies to you, Mr.
Property Owner, just as it
applies to us.
For our part wc will furnish
irrevocable guarantees of sat
isfaction and substantiate our
claims with the strongest sort
of proof.
For your part, we respect
fully submit that you cannot
consider a building proposi
tion and leave us out of the
reckoning, without gross in
justice to your own interests.
THOMPSON-STARRETT
COMPANY
Iuildin Construct!!
sion that lie Is acting for thn Japanese
Government. He has acted for the
Japanese beforo 1 have heard."
Mr. Hums knew nothing us to the
result of Mr. Aral's proposition to the
(ittuno company. He said that he be
lieved a good coaling station might be
equipped at Hnncudor, Itoncador is near
Colon. Shipping men do not tuke seri
ously the Idea that Japan wants Itonca
dor. It Is a desolate, low lying reef,
shunned by mariners and marks the
graxe of the tine old I'nlted States or
vette Kenrsarge, vumiuislu-r of the pri
vateer Alabama, which was wrecked on
P.oncudor In lVbtuary, IS'JJ.
(Jeorge Crater, Jr., president of the
Caribbean (Sun no Compuny, said the
story told by Mr. Hums was substan
tially true, but ho declined to say
whether of not his company would sell
the Island and expressed regret that
the story had been published. He said
the island was rich In guano, and the
company regarded It as n very valuable
piece of property. It belongs to the
I'nlted States and Mr. Crater's com
pany has the right to mine guano there.
He said that the company was landing
coal there because of the profit to be
expected In the conl buslnesn when the I
Punama Canal opens. I
There Is n plan under way In Kng-
, ,1 n.l Mn rn.A . nn. I
ii.u.i, .-..i.i ..... v .u
:.0,000 shares of his company. i
fhe Itoncador Keef, Its wicked coral
teeth white with breaking surf, the
skies above It clamorous with wheeling
sea birds, lies directly In the path of
steamers sailing from Kingston to
Greyown. Its name, which means tho
Snorer. comes from the noise made by
the surf. It Is sixteen or seventeen
mllet long nnd nil hut n small part of It
lies under water. Guano gatherers and
turtle hunters are the only humans who
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ribs of old
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l rectS. ii iiinri .wiiiei iiu
a party of newspaper men were WTocked
there on the Aguan In 1801. ICIght hun
dred passengers aboard the ship Golden
Utile were stranded on the reef In 1865
nnd lived there for fifteen days. They
were obliged to condense sen water for
drinking purposes.
Commander Heyermann of the Kear
sarge was put on trial on his return to
this city nfter the wreck of tho corvette
on tho reef und the affair created a great
sensation In Its day.
$70,000 GEMS GONE
WITH DAVID BLOCH
Mioxiii'r Denier (inve Onl .Mem
oimimIii Hiiiikrnptey Pe
tition Kileil.
Somewhere In thee paits and pie
sutnably not many miles away are a
man and his wife and two small children
nnd $70,000 worth of unfet diamonds. It
Is believed by diamond merchants who
gave the diamonds to the man on memo
randa thut the head of that family has
these diamonds very close to hla person.
The short announcement In tho
papers of April S to the effect that a
petition In bunlcrupcty had been tiled
against, David liloch, diamond merchant,
of Tl Nassau street, by his creditors
was of Interest to only the few who
knew what lay behind the petition.
David Hloch Is about .IS years old,
He came from Austria four years ago
and started a small dlnmond business,
He was known to those who hdd deal
ings with him ns tin honest, reliable
merchant The diamond merchant of
this city hnve long had tho custom of
giving unset stones to a man of estab
lished probity on the hitter's memo
randa. Most of llloch's business was
done In this nny. but the commissions
on the sales nlw.is came back all right
from liloth's little office at 71 Nassau
street nnd the owner of the place was
upparently prospering, lie built a house
at 743 Driggs avenue, nrooktyn.
On tho night of April 3 he t-ent away
his wife and the children, two girls, one
11 and the other 1H years, and the next
day ho followed them. Tin left costly
furniture In the house, but took nil his
wearing apparel, He told his friends
beforo ho went, according to those who
havo looked Into his movements since,
that he won going to Chicago for a wed
ding nnd might be gone two weeks.
Acquaintances on Narniau Mreet In
quired casually where Uloch was and
wero told thut ho had gone to Newark
or Phllndelnhla or Chicago. No one
seemed to bn sure. Hut by and by the !
merchants who had given the dia
monds on memorandum and tho few
who had handed them to Bloch on
credit became tinea.sy. They knocked
on Mr. Itloch'H door, and when they
received atlll vaguer anawc.ni as to the
diamond man's whereabout they got
together and filed the petition. Samuel
Hlumberg wan made receiver. Samuel
D. Matthews of 2S8 llrondway la his
lawyer.
Mr. Matthews saya that Mr. Uloch's
liabilities are about $70,000 and that so
far no assets have been unearthed.
Nalgles & Wolffion of Nassau and
John streets, Flnkelstoln Bros, of 87
Nassau street and Morris II. Mann of
45 John street were tho creditors whose (
names uppeareu on inn ucuuon. in
addition to these It was learned yes-
terday that other creditors are Harnett
Bros, of 71 Nassau street, I. Hoch -
nerger or tin .nsaaii sireei, uniamuntz
llros, of R Maiden lane, C. Menscher &
IJros., a Urooklyn concern, and Meroch
nick A Co, of 71 Nassau street.
ALFONSO MAY VISIT ROME.
Klna nf Spain -I1 In He Plnnnhm
Trip lu Not c tuber.
Sptcial Cubit Dtupatrh lo Ths Rev,
noMB, April 29. It Is said here that
King Alfonso of Spain will pay a vltlt
to nome lomt time In November,
FRAWLEY ANGRY AS
REPEAL BILLS PASS
Si'tiiiiop Defends His New ,nws
for Tux Kxcmplion of
Sfnte Bonds.
Sn.ZKK IS AGAINST Til KM
A Her Signing Kill Governor
lli'iml Tlmt Stnto Would
Lose (KKI. (Mill.
Al.rusr. April 29 Two bills Intlo
duced by Senator Wagner at the re
quest of Oov. Sulzer to topeal the Frnw.
Icy laws which he signed last Krlduv
papeed the Senate to-day In spite of the
opposition of Senator Kruwle.
The laws grant an exemption front
taxation to Slate bond which have
been Issued of ate to be Issued, the
Idea being to create a demand for four
per cent. State bonds which the Ktntti
Comptroller's office Is about to Issue.
LuwHon Purdy, president of the N'ew
York City Tax Commission, told Gov.
Sulzer yesterday that the effect of the
bills would be to make the State Iomm
J2f.,000,000 on Its bonds In the next fifty
years. Acting on this Information Uov.
Sulzer had the repeal bills Intioditced.
Senator Fruwley declared to-dav that
thn bills were all right and had not been
Introduced and passed under it misap
prehension, He said Mr. Purdy did not
want the State to secure any advantuge j
In selling its bonds, although he wu
responsible for the passage of the se-
cured debt tax law which makes Bitch
exemptions from taxation that the Stat",
will lose 41s,uuo.ouo in nny years.
.Senator Krawlcy wan tho only one '
to vote against the bills. An effort 1
to he made this week to repeal the se
cured debt tux law, which nets only
$1,000,000 annually. It was said to-night.
Th(. S(!nator gave out n statement to-
. ... ,ilownir that he Introduced Uioi
orjginal bill after n conference with I
. . i
otllcials or tne state uompirouers oi
Hn.i th Governor.
The Legislature nut over the tax bill
on me. but It won't do them any good." j
was Gov. Sulzer'fl only commentnt.
Senator I'rawley raid:
"The bills were, made to apply to all
bonds of the State outstanding and
to be Issued becauso It was tho only
honorable thing to do. Those who have
bought State bonds did so In full con
fidence and faith that the State would
always protect their interests and not
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t.iges not given to them. The alter
native of these bills Is to raise the rate
on the bonds to 44 per cent or more. ' hotel, who l fit; years old. und Mun
and once llxed this can never be I !lSPrs Gutitve Schult. Stl year-, old,
changed, but the tax credit may never whose home Is at lf.fi West Sixty-
and probably never will be exercised
but upon n portion of the bonds.
"The gentlemen who have urged
upon the Governor the great Injustice
of this measure by the statement that
It would take $2..,000.000 from tho ;
Treasury In fifty years are the In-
entora of the secured debt law, which ,
provides that on payment to the stato
of one-half of 1 per cent, on par value
for registration the bond of any old
corporation outside of tho State shall
during Its life be exempted from taxa
tion anywhere within this State. Since
the law went Into effect, on September
1. 1911, the State tins received about
12,000.000 for the registration fee nnd
has exempted many old bonds of other
States to the amount of 141S ooo.QOO In
taxes
'Now these bonds escape local nnd
State taxation at the late of '.' per cent,
approximately per year, n total of
$S,3fiO,000 per year. In fifty years the
total will ! 1418,000,000 taken from our
tax list. And yet these gentlemen object
to the State putting an advantage on
its own bonds which will enable it to
compete with the bonds' in h special
market
"The mortgage tax law provides that
by payment of one-hnlf of t per rent on
tegistiatlon the mortgage Is exempt
from taxation Hundieds of millions of
mortgages were and are made tax
exempt and come into direct market
competition us investments wun state,
city and other bonds, Its enactment
put millions into mortgages that would
have gone Into bonds because of a
higher rate. This mortgage tax oxemp.
tlon lld not npply to future mortgages;
u appueu lo hii mortgages. anurriv
I arnegle registered bonds last year
vnicnnmounie,, o,uuu,ouoexemp ton.
Should not the State do some of these
tilings tor in own uontts ;
SHIPMENT OF RUINS STOPPED.
Delivery uf Marble tn Anirrlcnn
scalptor I I'rolillitlril.
Siirctot t'aWr lirnvatrh to Tun St n
PiitiHKiNA.v, April 2ft. The Flench
Government has Instructed the pre -
feet of the Pyrenees Department to
prohibit the delivery to George Gray
Barnard, the American nculptor, of the
rose marble architectural ruins of the
twelfth anil thirteenth rentiirles of the
abbey at Saint Michael de Cuxa, which
had been purchased for American
dealers. The sculptor has been In
formed by telegraph that ho must con
form to the decision of the Govern
ment. RUN OVER BY POLICE CHIEF.
Aoto Victim Rushed tn Hospital hy
Philadelphia Director.
'HliAnKi.riiM, April 29. While cross
ing City Hall Plaza to-day Herbert
noyer of I'ottsville, ln was run down
hy the motor car which Director Por
ter of the I'ollcc Department was driv
ing. Tho city's chief police officer lost
no tlmo in taking the Injured man to
n, hospital, whore he left Instructions to
havo all possible care given to thn
patient.
Tho director then returned to City
Hall and filed a report of the case. Mr.
Porter said It was the first tlmo he ever
had done anything for which he might
be arrested.
E. M. SHEPARD'S ESTATE.
Keenlor Hnve No Far Itrrelvrd
' .imriv m.onn.nnn.
Surrogate Ketcham In Urooklyn yes
lerdsy approved the accounting suhmltted
by the executors of the estato of tho late
IMward M. Shrpard. Of tho $04,64.06
total $841,44f,79 Is In personal properly.
The value of the unsold real estate Is
71,S00.
Among the assets which will bo held for
sale are Mexican mining stock amounting
to 3,490, the Otis Mill Farm Company
property ut Ijikn George, stocks In the
Casino nealty Company. Urooklyn, Rldtnr
and Driving Compnny. Brooklyn, Academy
of Music and the Berkshire Apartment
Association.
GUATEMALA MUST PAY UP.
.trOnic Seerrtnrj- Moore's View of
llepuhlle'a I'MkIiI.
WasiiincitoN. April 29.- Guatemala
has got herself In a hole from which
there Is no escape except by mentis of
an honorable iidjustmeiit of her lltianclal
obligations, according to the opinion In
l.atln American diplomatic circles here I
lo-dny following thn dlsclosme In Tun I
Sun- that lluatemal.i had appealed to '
the I'nlted States to protect her against
llrltlsh pressure.
Ptovlded John ll.issett Moore, acting
Secretnry of State, Is permitted to de
cide the fate of Guatemala without any
Interference there Is little doubt In
Washington as to the outcome. It Is
the conviction here that Piesldent
ICstrada I'ablcra will he Informed that
It will be best for hlin, his countty and,
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Ills teiuiioii vtiio iiuui .lie i imru
States and Great Mrltnln for him to set
lie with (Item llrlt.iln and that
promptly.
BANK CHARGES FRAUD.
t Netted Tlmt Mnlliivtini I lulled ll
liy I'oiueil illllii of sale.
On complaint of the linn of S. I liy.
in. in ,V Co, colllllletcl.il iMIlkels, of
Il.ist Tenth stteet letectle Al Thomas
nf the District Attorney's otllce
vestenl.iv an cited K'.ul Mallownn,
former head of l. ottetisoser & Co. Iin-
pollel" Of Jeel novelties. uf 1.1S
I'lflh airiiue. and placed M.illowan In
the Tombs pending in I algnni-ut lo-il,i on
a cli.itge of grand larceny
The llyman banking houe claims that
Mallow.m swindled them out of Ultimo
Itv means of ' forgeii bills of sale and
false accounts of siippod ale to the
I' W Woolnortli t'ompaiiv Assftnl
IilstriM Attorney I. Ilium says that com
plaints n.ivo teach d tit in that put the
total of .Malbiwaus alleged st".illnK st
Jlrto mm
1 v ...ttrns V ssi . b f .
IllAfYKK 1 1 K A I IS K A 1 1 1
I UU UUflUU liniLf
ON SOUTHERN HOTEL
0 lier lllltl MltllllSrei' Ari'esfi'll
on Cluinre of Ittm 11 i nr
Nuisniu'e.
There w.i a scurrying and tunning
lo cover mixing thedancers In the eleven
Htory South"! n Hotel In Fifty-fourth
street .i few doors east of Broadway
shortly before midnight Inst night when
Inspector Dwyer. Third Deputy Com
missioner Newburger nnd Chairman !.
W. Whiting of the Committee of Four
teen swooped down upon the hotel at
the he.ul of half a dozen or more detec
tives. Charles K. Hills, proprietor of the
tlfth street, were locked up In the West
Forty-seventh street stntlon house
charged with "keeping nnd maintain
ing a public nuisance."
And while the music stopped and the
uproar of attempted getaways on the
past of the d.incer was at Its highest
detectives and their superiors boiled up
through the corridors of eleven Moors,
knocking at every bedroom tloor.
"Guests or no guests," raran the order
from the officers, "at the end of forty
eight hours there must be no one living
In this hotel
"Tickled to death to leave the place
now that 1 know where I'm living." said
the wife of a well known comedian
when told that she must move.
Several other among the permanent
p.itrons who came to live at tho hotel
during Its unleter days before the pres.
etit management took ! over about six
weeks ngo, said that Miev too were
grateful to the police for letting them
know that things were going on that
the poll -e disapprove of.
Inspector Dwyer and his party closed
in on the hotel Inst night on warrants
obtained from Magistrate McAdoo after
Detectives Wittenberg and Cowley of
the Inspector's staff had reported uf tor
registering at the hotel as from Chicago
ana spending a few days nosing around
tllal tl, management was maintaining
a nuisance that ought lo be closed up.
hammering their way from door
tfl door tl)0 police came to a suite on
, 1P Ktll ,lor 0(.cup,, by Frederick
Kslr. inspector Dwyer upon learning
,hat Mr K(0lrr , dangerously 111 gave
' n, ),).u (h( pallotU tnim mu b( a.
j tur,Pll PVl,n (ll lf. ,.XpraI1nn of tho
, forty.,.Isl,t ),otlr time limit.
. Atll.nlum wa!) attracted to the South
tfni ,ast w(1(l) wm1 lnsl)l.ctor lawyer's
n(,n m;(u a Hm)(lpn n a al,,t(,
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Hiring John Doorman nnd tho test of
an alleged poolroom outfit. The unite
was empty when the police got in.
Commlhsloner Newburger, Inspector
Dwyer and .Mr. Whiting nnd the half
, dozen detectives got together at Sixth
i avenue nnd Fifty-fourth street shortly
' before 11 o'clock and then made for the
building in two parties.
One went In through the main en
trance to the dining room, whore, about
100 people were trotting, the other party
going In through the cafe. Tho dining
room raiders grabbed Schult. while the
I cafe squad came upon Proprietor Kills
near tho bar
Thero was a lot of excitement when
1 Inspector Dwyer announced first In the
dining room tint! next to the lobby crowd
that the "hotel is n nuisance nnd mutt
' be cldttpd."
Kills and Schult were locked up at tho
station house pending the arrival of
bondsmen with $"00 cash ball each.
Toward midnight the two men had mes
sengers winging through the Tenderloin
looking for hall.
NEW RESIDENCE LAW.
Mayor's Ohjrctlona Mei In Hill Itr
iinlrlnar Clly Kmployees to Mvr Here.
The Hoard of Aldermen pnssed yester
day a new ordinance requiring city em
ployees, with a few specific exceptions, to
live within the city limits. This ordi
nance insets tho objections made by
Mayor (Inynor to a similar ordlnnnce
whloh was tntroducod two weeks ago by
Aldermun Iluunott,
Tho new bill exempts from the require
ment of resilience In the city nil men em
ployed by tho city anywhero outside the
city. It exempts also nil who on nccount
of "peculiar and exceptional ability" are
called lu by tho city to solve Its problems.
Itefore theso men can be nppolnted or
employed, however, they must present to
the Mayor nn affidavit saying that they
are the only persons In tho whole country
cpialinod to do thn particular work In
question nnd nlso that they are generally
recognized ns pnseessltig nualltlcatlona for
the work "in a high degree"
No appointment nf nn expert thus ex
empted ahall be valid, the ordlnnnco says,
until It Is approved by tho Mayor, who
may call upon the civil Service Commis
sion to pass upon the qualifications of the
applicant.
h
ALBERT E. CHANDLER
IS SUED FOR DIVORCE
s , J.',,,.,,,,,.. losl ''' I ' I'll Itll
"" r""" 1 "l,,HI miiiii"i
President Served With
Wife's Comiiliiitit.
tiik form: i.ox at odds
Keferee Appointed in Queens
Ctnint y Secrecy M n i n 1 11 i n cd
Itv Attorney.
Mis Kllnor Sentnn Chandler began
suit jesteiilny afternoon for dlvoice
from her husband, Albert Kckert Chand
ler, eldest son of Albeit llrown Chand
ler, who was president of the Postal
Telegniph Company for fifteen yeais
and before he retired from business In
1911 was an otllcer and director In many
large hanking and cotnmeiclal conci'i lis.
The papers wete tiled tn the Supreme
Court ut Long Island City. The utmost
seciecy legiirdlng the Identity of the
two principals was maintained Arthur
C. Hume, an attorney with offices ul 1
Wall street, naked for it lefetee to .like
the testimony, und Irving Katz, un at
torney nt If. Wall street, was appointed.
Mr. Hume went to the Long Island
City court room early in Hie aftetnooli
and waited until ptuctlcally all the
spectatots had wlthdiawn before mak
ing his application on I'vhalf of Mrs.
Chandler. He declined to say why the
appointment of a refeiee had been asked
nnd would Rive no Information regard
ing the Identity of his client or her hus
band, Albert H Chandler mairled Miss
Ullnor Senton of Whitehall, N. V.. a
little more than fourteen yeHis ago.
Shortly after his man luge he took a
place in his futher's office at the Postal
Telegraph headquarters und there re
mained, working with his father ntll
nearly three ears ago. when his health
fulled and ho was forced to retlie.
DurliiK that time the young Mr.
Chandler and his wife Were well known
in local society and occasionally enter
tained. Ten years ngo their only child
was born, u son, who Is now living with
his mother In a New Voik aparlnvnt,
and one year uro Mr. and Mrs. Chandler
separated by mutual consent.
Since his retirement from business Mr.
Chandler has spent most of his time In
New England, whete he has found the
cllttiato ugrees best with his health. He
has been known too In several of thete
sorts in California and Florida. When he
is In New Vork lit slays M his father's
home. .1S9 Clinton avenue, Urooklyn.
The elder Mr. Chandler was seen last
eiening at that address and when told
that his son's wife had filed suit for di
vorce he made no attempt to conceul his
surprise. He said he believed his cm Is
jt pre-ent In New Kngland.
"It is a good deal of a surprise to me."
said he. "but probably It Is for the best.
They have not been living together for
the past year and have not agreed for
some time. They do not think together,
if you know what I mean, and huve sep
araled because they thought it the best
and easiest course. It Is a great mis
fortune to the family. I especially tie
plote It because of my grandson, who, I
think, is the only boy in the I'nlted
States."
The elder Chandler has been married
twice. After the death of his first wife
he was wedded to Miss Mildred Vivian,
who for a number of yeais had been
employed In the postal office. That was
In the latter part of 1510, when he was
i ontemplatlng retirement from business
after a long und surci.ssful carter. The
best man at the marriage was Albert
Kckert Chandler, the bridegroom's son.
The younger Chandler has nn otllce ut
3.' Nassau street, where he does his prl
vute business when in town. No attor
ney tins appeared for him yet. The
divorce papers, tiled yesterday, failed to
give the .iddre.-s of the plaintiff or de
fendant, but they stated that the de
fendant had been served with the sum
mons .-mil complaint.
In the building of coast to coast tele
graph companies nnd In developing the
plant of the Postal company Mr Chund
ler. Sr. was mot prominent among
Postal officials. At the time of his re
tirement he was n director in the Car
negie Trust Company, vice-president
and director of the Commercial Cable
Company of Cuba and of the Federal
Safe Deposit Company, president and
director of tlie New Kngland Telegraph
Company, vice-president und general
manager of the New York Quotation
Company and director of the ("His TJIe
v.itor Company.
Albert Kckert Chnndler was named
for Gen. Kckert. a former president of
the Western Union
MRS. WILSON WISHES SUCCESS.
Semis Mrmiir In llalsteil .-eliool,
Seeking tn llnlae 00,(IOO.
Yos'KERS, April 29 Halsted School, s
fashionable private Institution for girls,
to-day began a three weeks campnlgn to
raise $200,000 for a new building and en
dowment by giving n large tea nt Miner
pore, the residence of Dr. and Mrs. Klmor
A. Sheets, at 480 North Broadway The
event attracted society In Yonkers, Klver
dale, Hsstlngs and Jlobbs Ferty
Mrs Woodrow Wilson, wife of the
President, sent n telegrnni extending
" warmest greetings and wishes for suc
cess In your undertaking."
CITY JOTTINGS.
Max Shapiro, 10 years old, was run oier
by a Putted States mall automobile tiuck
last night In front of his home, 1433 Fifth
avenue. Thomas Sweeney, the chauffeur,
took the boy to Mount Slnal Uospltal, but
he was dead before he arrived.
Dr. John Farrell, 919 Trinity avenue.
The Bronx, took E. Kernandei, an actor,
of 836 Gerard avenue, a patient, and a
woman out for a drive In his nutomoblln
yesterday. At 140th street and Lenox
avenue the machine was overturned. No
one was hurt.
Abraham Bender, a glass dialer, and his
wife Annie were found Insensible from gas
In their home nt 344 South Third street,
'Williamsburg, yesterday. Their three sons
and one daughter were semi-conscious.
They will live.
Patrick Quick, employed In tho Peter
Cooper glue works, Williamsburg, was
killed yesterday on a coal barge nt the
company's docks when his feet caught In
a guy ropo and he was hurled Into the
hold.
Antonio Clncotta. recently convicted In
Brooklyn of an attempt to blackmail Kn
rlro Caruso, was granted a certificate of
reasonable doubt yesterday pending a re
view of the case by the Appellate Division.
Kdward Krances, 7 years old, was run
over hy a truck In front of his home, 219
Kant Eighty-fifth street, yesterday and
killed.
A delivery wagon driven by Julius
lleler, 36 Jefferson street, ran over
three-year-old Henry Bcncsofsky, 309
r.asi nevemy-nun street, yesterday. He
said to be dying.
SOCIALIST EDITORS ARRESTED.
fini. Ilntflelil Threatens to Mug"
WmI Vlrulnln. .Kltalor.
CtmtlJlSTO.V, V 'i April 23. Gin
llatlletd lo-dny followed lip his success
.fill settlement of the cn.il strike by
causing the confiscation of Die I.nhnr
Ariius, ii Soc'lnllst publication, and the
arrest of Its editors, Frederick Merrick
nnd John lUimsey, on churges nf Incit
ing to violence, liming the Huts lu
P.iltlt Creek and Cnbln Creeks the Ai
ijii.i published editorials; that the officials
strongly lesented. Its chief editor und
owner, Chuiles II. Iloswell, was uriested
on February 10 ns a ringleader in the
dynamite plots. He Is In Jail awaiting
sentence under martial law.
In Its lust Issue the .Iiiim published
attacks on Gov. Hatfield becuilse of Ills
publicly declined Intention of Mlp
pressing till imitation lu sttlke uirults
and because of his strike setleliiient
proposals. W. P.. Jones, u Socialist and
lawyer of Clarksburg, telegraphed to
Gov. Hatlleld u protest against the Im
prisonment of C. H. Iloswell, John W.
Ttt.iwn, Mother Jones nnd other soclalt
leaders. The Governor H plietl bv letter
iis follows'
Hii: I have yoiit telegram of April r
nun din not tii.ni, a o . .. .
; ... .r'rlir.'irter nstiHrlus who
li.n,. , nldln and abetting In the
condition- that elst In the slilke legion
mole than any other clement i peopie.
1. ..111 -,.ii 1,1.. nil ils it at anv nine you
.,..t i...i,lv 1111 the State and malic
rthdlevei" speech"" ,,in collrcl'e dic
tates to Mill
1 .,,it vim 10 tlKiioiiuhlv understand
that Uw and ordei will be prcscrveir in
Wen Vliglnla a loin- a I am tSovenioi
and If it I necessary lo 'Jug' such cli.ir.ie-
..- .. ,,,.1 I,-..,, von Dure it will be
u- ..... - -
.l..t, .f It IkMintlle neoess.l'V t tlltlll'ie
. ,.
Uw ""
MUST RAISE RATES,
RAILROAD MEN SAY;:;
I'liiiininu' to Ask Commerce
Commission for Inere.i-e All
Over the Coiintrv.
The fifty-two railroads of the Hast,
comprising practically nil the rntlro.ul
system of till territory, are planning
to prc-ent to the Interstate Coniineic.;
Commission something thl year, and
possltilj during the summer 11 new
schedule of freight rate which call
for nn average incrrase of ut least f,
per cent. In all classes of freight. The
busls of application for the advance, it
1 bellovtl!, will bv on tin' rates between
New York and Chicago, which will mean
a readjustment upward of rate
throughout the country.
I'.ulltojil presidents said esierdav
that the matter was under discussion
mid that probably a majority of the
great roads of the Knst were agreid
that nn advance In rates should be
asked for before the commission.
President Daniel Wlllard of the Balti
moie and Ohio, who with President
Samuel Ufa of the Pennsylvania has
been mentioned as taking the lead In
the matter, said yesterday that neither
he nor President Ilea had been ap
pointed und that the railroads have
luken no action In the matter
"Speaking for the Baltimore and
Ohio and myself,'' said Mr. Wlllard
when asked. as to his own views on th
necessity nt hlghter freight rates for
tho railroads, "I will say thut 1 am In
favor ot 11 Ti per cent, advance In the
1 ales nnd m going beforo the commis
sion to obtain them."
The great Increase In expenses that
have been brought upon the railroads
particularly since the arrdtratlon award
Increasing the wages of the engln'-r
und firemen, have made it certain that
In a very short time demand would be
made by the roads upon the Interstate
Commerce Cominls-lon to be allowed to
advance rates, Tlie award of the Van-'
hlso commission board that granted an 1
Increase In the wuges of engineers lust .
November brought nn additional charge
of 13,000,000 upon the Knstern roads.
The award to the firemen on arbitration
of their demand will cost the roads he.
tween $3,000,000 and $4,00u.000. The
trainmen also have formulated demands
Tln high price paid for financing the ,
road I forcing them to almost hand '
to mouth policy in taking care of their 1
financial lequlrements. The roads are j
going Into the market with securities 1
only for their essential needs, and this
necessitates selling short term obllga- 1
Hons at high Interest rates. ,
It Is believed tho roads will be more j
successful at this time than In 1910.
when their demand for a 10 per cent 1
Increan' In rates was refused. Since
the Van llle award the earning of
the roods have proved that while gross
revenue has been Incieased op
erating expenses have nlso beiutnc
much gi eater, so that net earning
have improved In much les degree
than the gross. Though grot.s earn-
Ings have Improved approximately C'i
per cent. In February, net increased
only 3 per cent. j
Others losses weie sustained hy the
roads recently from ihe floods In Ohio i
The Baltimore nnd Ohio lost J3.000.000
The losses nf the Pennsylvania were I
more than $3,600,000. These losses have
o ho charged to operating expenses
nnd are a tax upon stockholders.
TO PAY TAX ON OWN SAVINGS.
Major Wallaeh's Mister l.rfl II I m
III O vrn Money, 1
How Major Ulchard Wailach of;
Brooklyn will he forced to pay an In
heritance tax on his own savings he- I
causo nf his devotion tn an Inv'nllil Ister
became known yesterday through the .
filing nf thn tax appraiser's report In
tho Surrogate's ofllco In Brooklyn yes-1
tcroay.
Miss Virginia Wailach died on Feb
ruary 4 last, leaving the entire estate of
$82,400.8", represented by thirty-four
bank accounts, to her brother. Major
Wailach, who Is a retired officer of the
Marino Corps living at 275 Clinton av
enue, Brooklyn. Tho bulk of It reverts
by mutual consent to charity, $60,000
of which rocs to tho Garfle.ld Memorial
Hospital nnd $20,000 tn tho Kmcrgency
Hospltul, both In Washington. Most of
tho estate was In Joint bank accountH lu ,
savings banks, which nre taxable under
tho lnherltencn tax law but which the
Major thought wero exempt.
Major Wnllarh said that ho hail given
hla ulster $16,000 or $17,000 out of his
salary since his fitthrr's death In 1S96.
This represented the half of his salary
he had prlven her nnd which hn naked
might bn exempted from tho Inheritance
tax on the ground that It was reHlly his
own money put In his sister's nnmn to
save her troublo In enso ho died first,
This could not be granted, but tho
$16,000 entered In their Joint accounts
which ho saved out of his half of his
salary was exempted.
NEW TARIFF SCARES
COTTON GOODS MEN
If. K. Mncleii. Ia-IViIpimI ytV
pert.
Siij-. Hill Is
to the Trnile.
Ill
nil
I'lT.U.S (IT ITS ISAM I'Oiyrjj
Compel- r-p of iMireiiiii rtirp
iiiitl !
liooii for
porters.
I in-
Pessimistic prediction, ns t i .
of in,- new tariff law on tne
goods Hude were Hindu las' in-
tile banquet of Hie Cotton Goods
Vs..
elation at I lelinonlco's.
1! l .Much it. u ho u.i. a , .,n.
expert of the Tilt ill ltii.il, I rt,li
j aM ,.ollKr.yM ieg,slaie,i out
'Ms em.
I -aM thai then
would be slender 'ear,'
for the Noullg men In tin tuul
proposed duties on in. in i '
' 'It-
, , ulm. ,aw
F. It. Shlplel of F P.. Mi.picx
look the opposite angle. .' n .
Inipoi tors t-el that Hie guner.i
lion of doths Is going to ,mw
utilities 1,1 importing
I Arnold It. Sanronl. pr.suien' ,r
1 American t'otion Yarn t'omp,,,, v.
1 , . , . , . ... ...
, iKi.i union 10110 wun tne iraminc nf t -
.. .. . .......
lllllglev I.I rill I.I". ,1110. ,r v .
wh.i said that he did tint think much 0:
the Wllnl' s.lle I ellllcl loll.
Mr. Maclea said In IU pee. A
while tlie Democrat of the Wa - an'
.Means Committee hale hail r.n .
ige of lots of Infoi ma: 10 .1 fi ,n
niiir.es, they had made w rv l.t ie
of tl A nn Instant he iioinic,
10 the fut that th" tfw law tn.tkr- n.
I distinction In duties oil v.irns nfttfm
I slngl'-N In the gray nnd sains mmtwu.
J twiMrd. blenched, dyed of tncicerlzcd
1 He predicted that this wo.ild h,n
1 disastrous effect on mill vuild 5pin
I varus for sale as distinguished frpir
mills which spin yarns for th ir onr,
consumption in the ni.uiiif.Huito of
cloth. He thought the niamifnctur
of coarse yarns In the Smith would
prohibited tind'r the nm rate? i.
said:
"In liunv branches of the Industry 1:
l flee ti.ide pure and s.mple 'i;j mnt
so it enmiHls the uo of forrt;n soJ
It is putting spe. I.il privilege 'nto the l
for tlie benefit of lert.iln Importer- nhi)
seem to hne dominated Messrs. t'tid
wood. lliirriHin and others of the la
maker.
"It l appalling that the Democrats ii
the lo..er branch of 'ongre app'rntk
have placed the hone.M liusiti'tt man
th" cotton industry on tnal instead of a
1 predating that
predating that they tiienn-elvcs nre t"
til.il. Theie Is still time for the tirrf
branch of t'ongies to rmdicite tVjf
eitois, and I sincerely hellee that Mr
Wllon will have this don.
"The great complaint of the people m(
the Inequity of the P.'iviic-AMrlch l
which allowed special prkilrse to a f?
New Kngland manufacturers, hut Iti.
hae already had their desserts, for cr
petition directed at tlier ptoduetloni '
a result nf their tariff alliance ha brouih'
their good t" tlie lowest level nf vilufi
In the home market
DEFEND SUIT AGAINST MORGAN
Kirctitnr Volnnlnrljy Take l'p ('
llrnnaht liy ,1. 11 I'aaselherr).
.1 Iierpont Morgan and the other m
ecutnr under the will nf the late J Plfr
I pent Morgan nssumed voluntarily ester
I dnv the defence of a suit brought again'
I Mr. Motgan by Jacob It Casselberry
1 retired Philadelphia merchant, a ff
month before Mr Morgan died, tn r
j cover $? son ns hi nlfcgrd share of n rti
estate transaction tn which lie say Mr
Morga
profit.
agreeil to ki" I 111 part nf th-
erer
Ti
Uu: truest taste is that
which is held in
leash hv restraint. It
shuns exaggerations and
extremes it keeps aloof
from foppery and foolery.
The best-dressed man in
"vt'tes attention by seeming
to avoid it. It's the dif
ference between pose and
repose.
Regal Shoe Styles arc
authentic t but never eccen
tric. They preserve cha
racter without descending
to caricature. They are
solidly sturdy without
being stolidly clumsy. Re
gal Shoes icear out, of
course, but they oufivcar
all others. There's a Re
gal to fit every foot and
befit every occasion.
Rceal Shoe Styles fall in line
with the simple lines of present
day dress soft curves and soft
leathers that chime with the soft
lapels and soft coat-frontl
"rrazctted" by the mode of the
moment, here and over seas.
A London-like, "custom-last"
Repal Shoe onyou will make you
a ' finished product" a citizen
of the world to your boot-lips.
And a styli-distinct Regal costs
no more than sty! f extinct shoes.
Exclusive Custom Styles
$4 to $5
REGAL SHOE SHOPS
Uptown-Downtown-Allabout town.
Our proce proton Ihe life f H"-1
Ilraperlri.. We ilrante Hum niorouBlil),
lore their color, inn1r them nuiilfr"
THE TH0S. r. STEWART CO..
B'nsy rnr. IStli St.. N. V. I'hnne 33fl Brnj
Krle rnr. 8II1 t .lrr.ey litj. I'hetif
v s.
KJh oaunt
Q ARRET P.LEAHSIM
in j rmru r'i-i inun

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