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THE WEATHER FORECASJ.
Unsettled to-day; probably far tcp-morrow ;
on page I J.
VOL. LXXXI. NO. 93.
NEW YORK, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1913. CopytoM, 1!!3, by ine Suit Printing and J'MblbMNa eiortaHen.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
TELLS OF BRIBE
TO BENSEL AID
rontrartor Says He Was
SnmllMijrKNl at State
Kntii hoot's Door.
HAD TO l'AY
Aldiioli Doclaros at Kraft In
qiiiry Tribute Was
CO . BKTWKKX" KOIM.KTS
Itollnnl f Allimiy HffiiM" to
Waive Immunity Wlion
Vnd,nn It Aldrlch of Poughkeepsle,
pm',!iiI of Hi Hrlilsepoit Construction
Co, mam. testified esterday In the .lohn
p. nxrstlR.itlon that he had paid $1,500
j. a nlli. 11b said li" paid the money
to en lu Una I estimates on a road con--art
passed niul that the arrangement
n made In the hall outside the office
nf S'.tte Knglneer .lohn A. Hensel
The money wa paid, he said, to Thomas
ll.wtt. the confidential agent of the
Mate Knglneer. The money paired In the
Sen- York city apartment of Hasten and
the pretence of two other men. Who
tries men were wat not disclosed
Aldrlch was not asked who the
Thev will he called as witnesses
Mr Aldrlch was found by John A
rssv on a recent visit to Albany
w ft e.
Hennessy nnnounceil last week that the
tutlnwny of this witness would Involve
s former State official who Is not now in
' thl country Hasiett recently went to
Santo Domingo with Major .1. M. Haunt
nn of Kingston. Major Hamilton re.
timed eterday by the l'orto lllcnn linr
Israzos. Hassclt was not with him
The irreatest secrecy was maintained as
to Just what Mr, Aldrlch would have to
sv when ha took the stand. UN very
name was shielded until Just before he
mtered the court room.
The payment. Mr. Aldrlch says, wax
made In cash.
First Open Charge ( Bribery.
It was the first time bribery had Is-en
up1 v nharged In these proceedings.
M- Aldrlch testified that Uie man who
mterested himself In (jetting the coutrac-
' final estimates passed ami who told
n to see Hnssett wis John K. Conaalus
.. Tr.iv Mr Consalus. according to John
. Hennessy. went to Mr Hennessy with
a .)" of Kraft In the Hlghwa) Depart
nn i that he wanted to tell. He wanted
tet.f before Mr. Hennessy when the
i ttter w as a Commissioner under the More-
i.ind law Mr. Hennessy wouldn't let him
ecaus-e that would have rendered Con-
nlti Immune in any future proceeding.
Consalus did not display yesterday
n n of the willingness to testify which
M- Hennessy had attributed to him. Ho
ad signed a waiver of Immunity and on
lie w ttie stantl wife beset by a loss of
memory He remembered that he was
nterested In Mr Aldrlch, that he spoke
i Deputy Highway Commissioner Charlea
It. Foley In his behalf, but he could not
.ne nber the meeting In Albany lifter
Ah.,,1 he louk .Mr. Alilrlch to bis home
' " 'he tug i
lis. could not remember that he sug
ict."l tin Mr Aldrlch sec Haitett. tin
eould . t remember the contractors whose
sniK he save to Kverett Fowler, hut
h aflnillted that Kowler showed him a
Dlil Miimr t'nllrrtlnar.
He ...ild he had done some collecting
l" mxdf, but couldn't recall from whom,
a 'I i maintained that It wasn't collect
s' w hen the contractor came lo his office
a 1 handed over his contribution.
The Supreme Court Grand Jury which
i sworn In yesterday by Justice Da-
was carefully selected. District At
' r ,e Whitman questioned every man
a'led as to whether or not he had any
f ation wllh highway nnd canal con
I'anors. M Aldnch was the first witness called
s-e" Chief Magistrate McAdoo resumed
hearing. He paid he had been vice
I dent of tht? Ocneral Construction
' ompany and then became president of
' Hrldgeport Construction Company,
Th.s company took over the contracts
e' ts predecessor and among them that
'or the construction of a road from
Motion to Livingston, a contract Involving
i answer to questions the witness
"1 thai up to November, 1911, he had
paid for work done on thin contract
'i the exception of about M.700. The
w.-w finished In November and he
r "wllately made a demand for final
1 r ment His eatlmatea did not come back
Mbany, however, despite the fact
"!' during December, January, February
'he first part of March he made
"'xi nppllcallmis. He was finally paid
March and when Hiked to describe
' prercded the payment he aald:
' returned lo J'oughkcepale after one
"' 'ny trlpi lo Albany and was told by
m eiMiiographer that I hart been railed
fie long distance telephone, 1 called
'l' the number Bhe gave me ami John
i 1 'uihhIiih imsweretl the call. I know
'' Jnd his voice well.
AsUkI Upturn ti Allmnr.
nk, m r(.tiirn tn Albany that
"rtt I reached there at ft o'clock and
"lt lo KicIci h Hotel. There I met
ii. Thonuv ;,HHett and n man named
N,vl'' I knew Hasiett a Hie cnnflden-
M aun, for np mnf, .;nl.jncPr n()
t'onfltimrf on Fifth Page.
25 MINE WORKERS INDICTED.
I'rrslrient Wlilir Anionic Those
t'linrstrd Willi l.abnr .Motiupol)-.
1'UKHi.o, Col, Dec. I. Twenty-live leafl
ets mid mt'iubeis of the I'nlled Mine
Woikers of America Wrrc Indicted by the
Kedeial (Irand .liny hero this iifteinoon.
J. I'. White, piesldent of the organiza
tion; V. J. Huyes, ci clary, nnd William
urfi'ii weie cnaigeu Willi iiUlalnilig at
mononl of labor thioilgh the oigaiil?.a
tlon In violation of the .Sherman iintl-liust
On tin? chaige of coniluttlug a stilkc In
lestraint of triole In violation of tin- Shei
man iintl.lrust law V. J. Haves, ,1. It.
I.auson, Atlolph ijrimer, Hubert. Dhllvh,
A. II. MrClniy, J Morgan, Charles lliitlt-y
and Kdgar Wallace weie Indicted.
Fifteen indictments weie ii.turmd
against strikers for alleged depredations
on piopcity upon which coal was Muted
for Interstate shipment.
Wasiiinuton. Doc. 1. The news of the
Indictment of ofllcets of the Culled Mine
Workers In Colorado was leceiwd heic
wltli tnleiest. This Is the first evidence
of activity on the part of Kedeial authori
ties tnuanl labor unions that has come to
liKht since President Wilson signed the
sutnl;y cMI nppropilatlon bill. I'nder
this bill an atiroprlutloii of 1300,000 for
use in enfoiclng the Sherman untl-tiust
law was nut t(i I.,, expended In prosecu
tion against labor unions or against
t'rriddelil AVllson when he signed the
bill denied that hi net commltteil him to
nny stand against the piosecutlou of or
INDICT DAVIS AND
.Mail Arrested Here Is llelil by
Feilenil Oranil Jury in
ImiU.naI'oi ts, Deo, 1- The Kedeial
tiiMtuI Jury, which has been luvotigating
dnaiulte outrages and before whom
(teorge I!. Davis, alias .McDonald, was tin
principal witness, returned (rue bills to
day In fifty-five cases, forty-live of which
are said to be against the iierpetutor of
Davis, who was arieeted In New Voik,
and Harry Jones, the present seuetary of
lnternatlon.il Assoilutlon of Jlrltlge
Structural Ironworkers, ate known
to have been Indicted, but none of Hk-
outer names were given out except those
of the men who were tried here and are'.,
now either In prison or out on liond ticnd-
lug the decision of the Culled Stat.s Cir-
cult Court of Appeals.
The District Attorney refused to give
out any Information respecting the action
of the C.iand Jury or the tesUinonv nil-
dined, lint said that the list of Indicted
inen iucluileil nil those tried lllld Selltelll
a ear ago, together with .tones ami j
The testimony nlven by Davis strength- J
enetl the cases against President It.van I
ami Frank Webb of New York ami fur.
nlshed connecting links which the His- I
trlcl Attorney could not secuto thioilgh
Urtle C McMitnlgat in the trial a .vearj
Davis told a straightforward story and I
did not try lo conical uuMliing, lespond- ',
Ing promptly to the questions of the Ins- '
t riot Attorney lie gave dates mill places
whele the outrages welo coinmltted,
together wllh the names of those who
furnished the explosive, the trains on
which It was eairled nnd the names of
those who assisted him.
He submitted a large number of biters
from Frank Jones and showed his con
nection wltli the following dvnaltllt- out
Trenton, N J., a Job of open shop woilt
Harrison. N. J., December 2S, I HOT, rail
road bridge, Perth Amboy, N. J.. Match
25, 1S08; llradshaw, Md , Match 2a, ISDN,
railroad bridge, Chelsea, Plei tS, Noith
Hlver. April 3. 190S ; Phllatlelplila, Apill
U, HtOS, material In yards of lnnsl
vanla Hnllroad ; Sl.nles Ferry bridge, Kail
Hlver, Mass., April 26, l'lUS ; Scherxer
draw In hi ge, nvet Bronx Klver, May 21,
ISnS, bridge being elected by Shoemaker
l.'ompany. May, '.'2, 1UU8; Somerset, Mass.,
June 4, 1 90S, btldge, (conviction anil sen
tence to prison followed) ; Mount Vernon,
.V. V September SO, 1911, (while .1. J,
McNnmara was In iJm Angeles Jail.)
Davis not only showed letters from
Jones, but told of numerous conversations
with the secretary. Ills evidence will be
Important against all the men tiled and
convicted If they aie granted a new trial,
but otherwise It will affect only those In
PRENDERGAST HAS "REASONS."
Will Tell Soon Why Mr Didn't
roll Bark From Kurope.
Comptroller-elect William A. Piender
gast, who sailed for Kurope by the White
Star liner Oceanic on November s, got
back last night by the Hamburg-Americun
liner Knlseiln Auguste Victurla, declaring
that he never felt better In his life, and
that the only way to get a rest lifter a
strenuous campaign was to take a sea trip
and get out of touch with politics local,
national and International, He spent three
days in London and the lest of the time
About the tumor Ihnt he might be the
successor of tho late Timothy L. Woodruff
In the management In Kings county of
the Progressive party, .Mr. Prendergast
aald, with emphasis: "Under no circum
stances, will I accept the management of
any party anywhere."
"Why did you not enroll al Ihe last
"I have very definite reasons for not
enrolling, and at the proper time I will
make them known In such a manner as
will leave no doubt about my position and
why I did not eninll."
"Are you olng back lo the Republican
Mr. Prendergast looked serious and an
swered : "I cannot discuss politics."
AVrKDIM VIAN tVIIINKKV
Minnnih and iilrsslng flavor which illitln-
Rulahes llts ketlsr vtlilikef, I. u) Hat llrea,
IdMP.I A Ml PU A I I DMPl?(!
nn u ufl a u u n h i i u nn u ca
Mill Ufl II 1:1 1 U AHA N,
I II I'l 111 Jill II III Clllll iMM'WIII'ds Its
D.'fi for Conlcsl in I III I
Willi Amci'iciiii 'ICiiiii.
TO (iO TO .MAIMtlh TO TMAIX
Kiii- AlfoiiMi Kxpcctctl I TiiUi'
I'tirt in I'l'iictift' Mntclics
dipt. Ititson Out of It.
Sptcuil fall lleimlr). In Ttis Sis .
London, Dec. 1.- A challenge for a se
rles of matches In 1014 for the cup held
by the American Polo Association was
forwarded to-da by the Hurllnghani
Lord Ashbv St. l.edgeis will be the
captain of the team , II" Intend to take
eight pilfers and a big stud of ponies to
Madrid In Febiuary for ptactlce and se
lection of the mounts. C.ipt. Hltson's
health will not allow him to paitlclpate In
the practice tble. It is unlikely that
Capt. Cheape or Opt IMwaids will go to
America. Capt. Hardies Lloyd has been
Invited, but It Is not known whether or
' not he will accept
; The plaers going to Mailt Id include
j Copts. Darrett. LocUett, Tomklnsou,
! Itallstou and Palmes and Mr I! N tlten-
fell. dpt. tockett played In Aim-ika In
'''m,,aiii,,'''m "",',r,!", r,u"d " ,',n'
but did not play in uie iineiiiauoii.ii
King Alfonso of Spain Intends to par
ticipate In the prjctlte m.il.'lie In Madrid
John Traill and Joseph Traill piobjbl
will go theie ulsu.
The announcement of the challenge ie-
.alls the report that the llln Four wi.uld
not again defend the cup, The Tlmei sug- j
gests that the assumption was based mi j
the expectation that Kngland would not (
challenge for 1!H. It ras It temalii tu 1
be seen If the unexpected may not hap.
pen m 3 9H as In ISII
jo official notification was reielveil is
jttnl.iy by officers or the Polo Association
i that a challenge wa on Its way, thuurch
recent dtvelopm.nts bad led them lo be
I ve ,,at KukIuikI would inako another
(ffort to in-over the cup next eur That
) tilt- challenge will be accepted goes with
loot wnvlllir tile onlv 1)OSible chtltiie for
.n i. .... n... ni.t...t r
1 a -m-re some talk itbtoad of
I requesting dates late in the fall, but inein -
j hers of Ihe Polo Asso.-latlou made It i lear
,i, ., tiul tnonlli of June would be more
,table and since then the Kngllsh piep.
a.ntnH ,.lVl. i.cn cavrled on aicordlngl
j rol private advices it was It. lined
1 I ..inn. tiro,. I1.1 licit th I lui litiulium i 'lub
j bad aglcd to ihe ptopo-ition of l.onl
I Vhlibv SI L.tlmis to undertake Hie galh-
ei mg of a tt-itm
i Till will be Ihe tllilil atlillllit uiade
b Cuglainl to reiover tlie i up won bv
Harry Pavne Whituvj's le.im in I'iOV
ami succefullv defendtd b tlie lllg
Four since Thl foui consisted of Mr
Whitney, l.ariy W.iterbur.v. Moule Water-
limy nnd Deveieux Mllbtilli, with I., tl
Stoddaid siibslitutlntt for Monte Wntet
burv alter the latter was Injuted 111 Ihe
llrst match of the last set les
'Whether these men will be available for
text season tunnot be told al present, a
no steps will he taken tow, 11. 1 naming the
t t-ix t il and
tlie t halleni-.i. his hem 10-
ucteil on h Ihe Polo Ae-u-
elation. DevelellX Mllbuill, the I. .11 I. of
the team, whs matrled in Ihe fall, but at
j the time nothing wa said about Ills 11-
I tiring fiom tlie game Tne Incieand In-
teiest In polo, however, ha led to the de-
Ivelopmriit of many good voting plavcr-.
These shovvtii so well ill th- preliminary
matt lies last jear tlinl a team was picked
' K ' '"'
QUEEN AMELIE AN AUTHORESS.
Iter "Iteetilleflltiiis" lo Tell Insldi
lllslor of llt-v 11I11II1111.
S.freif fVl'ifi Itfimlrh to Till. SI
Lo.snoN", Dec. 1. "The Itecollectlnn of
Queen Amelia nf Portugal," to he pub
llshed next spring, contain tin- Inner his
tory of the events leading up to the
(evolution and the downfall of the royvl
Queen Amelle made notes of the whole
drama from the otitbie.ik In Lisbon to Ihe
Itnal disaster and engaged a Krencn
writer, M. Corpechol, to conceit 'he notes
into a consecutive nariatlve to lie pub
lished In every capital of Kurope. The
work I now completed. Pait of It ,s
appealing serially In IvtiRland. hut the
bulk nf Ihe material Is les-ived for the
1 100 k,
SAYS SHE NEEDS $6,200 TO LIVE.
XI ii ran re I Oudeu, in. Tells I'liurl
What n t.lrl llequlrrs.
Mi Margaiet Van Colli. unit Osden,
tho fifteen year old daughter of
Francis Ludlow ligilen, asked Sur
logute Fowler .vesterday to direct tho
LawyelH Title Insurance and Tiust Com
pany to pay her Jl.000 a year for her sup
port and education on l of a trust fund of
J 1 6li,in)il left for her benefit In the will of
Mrs. Klliabeth (j. Smith, flirt, which
yields an Income of $6,000 a year,
In support of her pica Mis Ogden gave
this schedule us Ihe reasonable expcndl
Hires of u gill In her station In life: S.i.
ary of governess, $3ti0 : hoard ami ex
penses of governess, $1,00; art lessons,
$000 ; riding lessons, $400; dancing lei
sons, $1110, general house expenses', $1,800;
iltrss, $1,000, and pocket money, $3(10,
Miss Ogdcu said her pntenlH aie persons of
social position who rcldc most of the Unm
at Ciinue. France, ami are now In Kiig
land, although they nra lesidentH of New
Vork, She aald thai her annual expenses
now amount In Vrt,20n, which does not In
clude medical Htid travelling expenses.
Stinogale run lor directed (he young
woman lo submit a statement ns In the
niinncl.il means of her patents. In order
that he may see whether they can't sup
port bar without disturbing the trust fund.
RAID FOR HENNESSY S PAPERS.
-niuriia srrtrrs irt llreorila at
Ai.ham, Dec - HubpaiM servets of I
Ihe Htntc graft hunter, Jutnes W. Dsboine,
and Deputy Attoi neys-denelal Parsons'
run by (latrett ,1, lletisoti, to. night
anil took possession of u tarload of good i
to.itls contracts, specitlcatU us i.nd Slute
1 1 1 1 k 1 1 w y Depai liueiit correspondent.)-. j
j The papeia hail been tnken there fiom
the .State Highways ltep.lltlllelit by John
A. Hennessy when lie whs State gtuft
hunter untler t!ov. HuUer.
Annul- T. Warner, Mr. Osborne's its
Mst.uit, firxl stvo-I liemoii with a sub
piena to turn the papers over to Osborne
at tin- Capitol to-nlghl, Benson Hun went
lo the Capitol with his attorney, John
III Dugau, to pioiest against giving tin
the lecurds until $1,100, owing to him from
the State, for Henuessy's expenses at "The
I'lib" was paid.
After Ilelison reached the Capitol he
found that Osborne was In Ililffalo. This
made llensou uniiry, and when he le
luineil to the "Tub" he found the depu
ties of Ihe Attorney-aenorat end a lepre
sentatlve of the Hlghw.ive Depaitment
theie, with a .truck In front of the door,
ready to lenitive the lecoid back to the
Hlate HlhHa.vs Depaitment ofllces.
Ilrjiidhhlng a revolver, Benson de
clareil that the impels would nut be re
moved without authority, and In any
event not until lie got his Jl.lun
The lepresentatlvcs of the Attorney,
(ieneral llnally quieted Uensou by agree
In? to see that his claim atalnsl the State
wj paid piomptly, and for the next few
hours three laborer were busy luudlnr
Htnnes's records upon the trucks, and
these were taken luck to Commissioner
BANDIT IN MINE NEAR
DEATH BY SUFFOCATION
A 1 1 1'lll lt ilHlle to SllloliC
.MeMCIIII MlO Killeil
S vi r I. v kk. I.'tah, fle l
jpe. th- Mexican bandit who killeil six I
j men, ii. slow ly suffocating to death In one!
, of the tunnel of the Andy mine. The !
fumes of sulphur, formaldehyde,
eitne pepper and the dense smoke from
wet liny and straw have completely nilctl
the workings of the I'pper Apex prop
Theie is but little chance that the as-
! sassin will .-scape fiom the mine alive. I
,:vh'i If he does succeed In crawling lo,
!iie of the various entrances he will be
! hlll ,low11 lj' RUanls who uie eager lo
'avenge the deaths of lapel's victims.
Dlaimuidfleld Jack Davis of Salt Lake;
Citv, who ha trailed the slaver since1
Ihe murdir of the tlir.e pcate otllceis. de-1
.land to-d.iv that Lopez will either stif- i
for a to lo d'ath. commit sub uie oi b- shot 1
down If be attempts to cnpe
Tin- sinoke wu roiling out in Luge
ixoluuies fiom evei euliaiHe litis aftr
j noun and Is -till seeping through the
1 1 racks in the boards of the many hulk-
Iliads wbhh tap up the litraiii'. s. It I
known that their aie st veial laige 14H.111-'
' titles of dynamite stoied In the vai tons !
tllliriels LopeX, whele he now I. cm;
l.acll Millie of till'"." slmes with but little'
tumble, and it Is feaied that the bandit
will mat. 11 an attempt to blow out one of
lb.- bulkheads In one of th upper level 1
. lit 1 .1 III e. Il is llecl.tred. however, that'
eVell If I. Ope, has ilvlialllltc III III po-l
j Muslim It w ill I,h Impossible fur him to'
' ,,, am f ,,
biill.b.iids. ;i hn has'
1 , ,.i,n,t., f,f,. to piopulv set off the'',!"1' 'laiksmi inwl In Ixs.t Hit. I llelbert
! . name. In order to blow out mir of lite
j ,iil;!ieail nnd himself scape being blown
,, )H ud have to have enough fuse
Sil ,.., Kt., lll(1.K ,;,, , ,.
, .,,, ,iwn ,,, ,UlUK,.,
,,,, .,,,,, , , M,.Nil.,uli U1B
,,. HraU.lIi w, lhv
I bulkheads, killing himself and the munis
who ale w'ati'lilug the entrant es
' PREMIER PICKED UP RUSSIAN.
tsioilleil Wllh llnblier' While Tub.
Iiik Hot Sprlnua llHthn.
Hot Srm.si.. Va , Dec 1 It cem tint
Hubert L. liotden. the Canadian Pieinlcr.
who spent a month at the Homestead, took
an oppoi utility to pick up a stnatteilnK of
the Russian language.
He dlscovcied on the first day that his
bath attendant was a Itusslau and began
asking him for the equivalent nf simple
Kngllsh words. At the end of the fitst
tieatment he hail learned about twenty.
To the surprise of the Itusslan he re
" ' Perfectly upon hi, appearance
ne.xi nioilllllK ail'l Hineu lor inure, I nesu
lesson continued for half an hour dally
for three weeks, while the baths were
being given, and when .Mr. Horden went up
on Satutday lo see President Wilson he
could have gteeted the Itusslan Ambassa
dor In III native tongue If he had run
Mr. Iloiilen Is quoted as saying that In
the same way lie had picked up Japanese
finiii a butler and a little Chinese from a
Chinese rook while travelling In the woods
In the ninth of Canada.
TIEUP BY INDIANAPOLIS STRIKE.
Drivers Vrr Monril anil Driven From
Inih anai'oi.is, Dec. 1 Uusluesa con
ditions heio are In a bad way owing to tho
strike of teamsters and chauffeurs whl:h
began last midnight.
The day opened with 200 extra police
men on duty, fifty or morn being mounted.
Attempts to send nut wagons from mills,
factories and wholesale and retail liousy
were met by squads of strike sympathlt
ere who stoned Ihe drivers and drove
them from their wagons.
The Ice wagon drivers struck and only
a few wagons were operated. No coal
was delivered. Wholesale grocers refused
to make any dellverlea and notlfled thj
trade that they would sell only for cath.
The bakcrlea delivered some bread early
In the morning, but stopped In the afternoon.
Harvard or Oaferd the Ulssl aold or shtll
round tytgiMMi. acer's, 7 Maldta ta
GEORGE A. HEARN DIES
AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS
llcuil of Dry Oooils Firm Siic
iiiinliM to I'lciiflHy Con
. trnrtod Timi Days Ajfo.
NOTKI) AS ART COI,l,KCTOH
(iciit'i'oiis hi CIiHfilics nnd Lib
i' nil in Gifts to the
li urge Arnold Hearn, senior member
of the firm of Jamea A, Hearn A Sou nnd
noted as an srt collector, died .vesterday
afternoon at Ills home, 46 Cast Sixty
Mr Hearn became 111 of pleurisy ten
d.iy ago and since then bint been in a
serious condition. He had a slight inlly
t 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon, but
shot tlx- afterward begun (o sink rapidly
and tiled nt 4 o'clock. HI wife, who was
the daughter of the late Howell lloppock,
and his three daughters, Mrs. Herbert
Sitencer Grelms, Mrs. Clarkaon Cowl and
Mis. (leorge KUgar Hchsnck, were all at
his side when the end came. The fuueial
atraiigements have not been made vet.
Next Monday Mr. Ileum would have been
71 years old.
Although Mr, Hearn was fatuous ns an
enthusiastic and discriminating pun baser
of paintings, as well as a patron of juung
artists, partlculaily Americans, he did
not tonflno his art purchases to pictures
His collection of Ivorle Is almost as
famous as his pictures and his home has
long been the resting place of miniatures.
broti7.es, fnrly Kngllsh cabinets, porce
lains, snuff boxes and oilier objects which
delighted his aitlstic c.vu.
(ienrroiia In Ilia Charities,
i Ills geneioslt to the Metropolitan
, .MuFeiiin or Art and lo thu Urookl.wi In
stitute of Arts and Sciences has been
I great : he has msile several large gifts
money and plctutes to the Meliopoll
tan and it Is thought that otheis will be
made ty his will He was a ketieroui
contributor to hnrltlcs and nubile affalis
Mr Hearn cnmti from a long line of
meichants. the big dry good stoie in
Fourteenth street west of Fifth uvenue.
of which he was the head, N the modem
home of a small shop started in HIT
by Aaio'n Arnold and his nephew, (ieorge
The business was then
called Arnold A Hratn nnd was located I
at Canal and Mercer streets, which was
then pretty far uptown Another nephew,
James Arnold Ileum, father of the Mr.
He.un who died yestcnlay. entered tne i
firm seven vea.s aftn it was founded,
anil the tontpany tool, Uie name of
Arnold. Hearn & Co That pat tneishlp j
dissolved tu 1x12, and th- film of;
II. jiii llios , t otllposed of (leoi,. A
' Ilea tn and .lainey . Ileum was .i.ili
lishetl at 42,"i llln id wnv
Tile htolllMS sepm.ited Hi and
.latites v Heatti moved to TT.'t Itioadwav
Knur e,ils l.ltet .latu.- V. Ile.llli took
"'e late bead of the botise. into
I"" "'"b. "ndei
the firm name of
lames A Ilea mi Jc Son III 1ST' the
tirm moved lo It pitseiit lo-ation, anil
in lMi! Ja.ilts A 1 1 oil ru died, Ii.iwiik
Mt Heaiu lite bead of tlie house,
.Ml Hratn mini, It". I hts onl sou.
Arthur lioppoik H-.1M1 Into Hie Mi 111 in
l"l The "on died In pun Mr lli-.trn
had till.. 11 Ins Mins-in-l.iw into the tliuil
on these ilatis t.e.iig,. I-, .s,ii( n 1
I l.tniH Collected iu.'ltn 11 Wnrka.
I Ml lie. Itll began lo be i-otiridel ed all
I iitltuslastic an Kill., tin more than
forty veals ago l ot veins he confined
In piilchns.'S to the woik of Ameilcan
1 artists, but in IS Si. dining a tilp abioad.
1 lie became mute Interested in the woik
of the e.uly Cuglish schools. Slmv that
time he had made .1 trip alnu.ul each
ear, with few exceptions, to add lo bis
For in.inv years hi Inteiest In Ihe for
elgn schools continued, nnd then be toiind
he hail a slinnger leaning lovvaid Anierl-
call paintings. For several ji.ns lately
he sought the latest expression In the art
of American pnlnteis whose wink pleased
him. His gifts to tho Metropolitan Mu
seum until last spring had included seventy-seven
Inipoitant American paintings,
besides $20,00il and fifty Important for
Mr. Ilearu's that huge gift to the Met
ropolitan Museum of Art was made about
i . (,arg a((() am 1)f ,W(,mv.
two pictures. In December, 19t5, he made
a gift which was even more munificent,
rieshles presenting the museum with
twenty-eight Important pictures, which
brought the totnl up to fifty, he made a
present of $100,000, Theie were two un
usual and pleasing conditions to this gift,
The first was that the inteiest on the
money should be used by the dlrectois
to purchase paintings by living American
palntets, a condition which did much lo
foster art In this country. The other con
dition was that the selection of a picture
was not final ; that If a committee of di
rectors decided that a picture was not
worth while they could dispose of it. Ill
this way Mr. Hearn thought tho gallery
furnished from his fund would bo Im
proved by continuous purchase anil by
frequent weeding out
Uavr Fifteen More Pictures.
in 190!) Mr. Hearn gave fifteen more
pictures to the Metropolitan. His gifts
at that time Included fatnouB examples of
Van Dyck. Hir Joshua Reynolds, sir
Thomas Lawrence, Inness, Wyant, Oalna
borough, Hoppner, Sir Peter Lely, More,
land, Homer Martin, Wlnalow Homer and
aeveral fnmouH Americana,
A year after hla eon died Mr. Hearn
made another Urge sift to the Metropoli.
tan. It included a portrait of his aon,
by Alphonae Jongera; "Maine Coaat," by
Wlnalow Homer; "Wood"a Island Light,"
by Wlnstow Homer; "The narrower,
Mornlnf," by Horatio Walker, and "Sprint;
Bloaaonw," by George Inneca, and $100,-
CtmHaucil on Second Pagu
CRAD0CK TO SEE HUERTA.
Mobrnii, Hack From Vera Cms, Will
fiprciiil rattle DttmtcS to Tat. Six
Maxico Citt, Dec. I. Foreign Minister
Moheno leltimed lo-duy from Vera. Crux.
He had a three hour conference with
Hen, lluerlii this afternoon, He refused
to say what was discussed,
Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock of
the Hrltlsh cruiser Suffolk will have an
Interview to-motrow with Henor Mo
heno and later will call on Urn. Hueitii
The decline In the value of silvei,
which Is Mexico's biggest expoit to meet
bankets' draft Is causing gieal anxiety
The decline Is already T cents an ounce.
Paris, Dec. I. The French (lovern
merit sent u cable message, lo Washington
to-day thanking the United Stales Cov
et nnient for the prompt sending of war
ships to protect French Interests In Lower
BIO CARQ0 OF ARGENTINE BEEF.
HerrlitrratliiK Mi In llrraL lleetiril
In llutslra Meal Trade.
The I -import At Holt lefi lnei ating
steamship Xlnal, In front lltienos Ayis,
brought the biggest cargo of Argentina ,
dutlless beef that ever has been shipped
tn New Vork, elthei dlieitly or by a
of British ports, from Kuenos Ayies.
It consists In pait of 1 1,01)0 ipiaiteis of
chilled beef, 1,000 iiuarteis of fioien beef,
fifty bags of ox hearts, fifty hags of u
tails, fifty lases of ox llveis, twent-ihe
cares of ox tongues and 30n bags or bon
les churl, Meak
FRENCH CABINET NEAR A FALL.
Opposition Lacks (ml. ail oles on
I'll Cdhtf llfHl'r, lo Tilt. Si v
Pxr.is, Dec. 1 The opposition la.ked
onlv twent votes to-il.iy to have th-.
Chamber deflate kick of coiilldente in Ihe ,
Ministry when the Covernment piopovil
for a 2t;i.uun.iKiii loin came up for tits
iu1oii. The loan was made the subject
of a Vote of lotltblellce whll Prettl!.."
llailhou refUM-d to accept the uocedur'
suggested bv the oiiosltlon Tlie tiov
eminent wan by L'SO to 'JTti.
The oppOltloll decljle. it will Klll'Ili
lo the attack wllh greater hope to-nio. -1
row on the question whither or not tint1
new lentes shall be immune from taxes
FAMOUS BURNS RELICS FOUND.
a.-.ll.llou lilfit Itlilille Manuscripts
Are smeil fur Scotland.
I'll ll vbKi mm. Dec 1 P.obett Hums'
famous (ilen Kidill manuscripts, for
which the patriots of Scotland have been
searching in this continent and In Ku
rope, have beill discovered, They lire in
the, possession of John Crilbel, who to
night took tht m to tlie annual banquet
of the St Andiew-s Society of Philadelphia
and aiiiinuuc.il that he would tettirn them
lo tin- people of Scotland under a deed of
trust, which w II Ins.ire t L-l r periiiamiit
Tin., in. iiius! nuts wi- re. entlv sold
b the I. verpool Allien, inn for KiO.nrtii
"Two week nun. ' s,ml Mr liiihb.l to
uiflit. "I wa alot'sied in have a dealei
totue Into in.v otlu e and olfer tne the
Clen Illddle ui.inusi'i qits I made nn lu
estimitUn and found them to he genuine'
.Mr ilrihlitl Lit. f dei bni-d in aa what
he paid lor tlnm
MAHANEY ATTEMPTS SUICIDE.
Illllllllii I'nlllli-liiii lltl.e. I'iiIsimi Mini
I Ills Ills I'll roil I.
II lll ".sin. t;.i, P.i . I)., I IV.ue off -il.il-
iv thai liol.ind I! Mail, in. ,. a
I n n lie. at politician of llillfalo. N V.
e.teple-eilt.ltlVe n Culigles and l.X-
Minlsle' to Leu. idol, who Is In the llar
ilstmm llospit.il, attemptt'tl twne to oitti
mlt iilchle in seventy-inn luuu
Mllhailev teNleleil at ,1 lo.al hotel t.i -1
I'l hla y and was later lound ill nn the
plleet xx . t II stlvehllltle poisonili;. llnpl
til -tiitieon sued him. and .vespuliy lie
tut Ills tliinat with a rainr
HflTxi.il. Dec I It.iland II Ma
hanej nf this t.itv h' hei u absent foi
weeks His fih'tid sav thai he luiagiiied
thai ineiule weie bent nn ihnng litiu
srilou in I n i x
WHY KAISER BANNED THE TANGO
I'ritmt Princess Ceellti- Was ThUIiik
Lessons, I'allier-lii-lavT I, ranted,
fipmol 1'iiMe liftptttrl to Tan SL.s
I.ONBON, Dec. 1 - The Ileiliu iorie
spondent of the Ihilly Mini sas It lias
been learned thai the itason for the
Kaiser's ban on the tango was his dis
covery lhat tho Ooivn Pilncess Ceeille
was taking lessons III the tango, tlie one
step and other ultramodern dance
from an American woman who conducts
a fashionable dancing academy In Her
lln. As Hide was good i canon to believe
that tho Crown Prince was also Inter
ested in the tango his patents decided
to forbid all officers In uniform dancing
A dinner dance was given at Chat lot.
Hulling by a titled Kngllsh woman last
week at which James W. (leiaid, the
American Ambassador; the liiltisli Am
bassador, Sir William (loschen, and
other personages were present. The
tango whs on the programme, but It was
not danced until the "official" gursia had
TO LET HUSBAND WED DAUGHTER
Mrs. linker Will Oct Dlvorcn If
Hloprrs lletnru Iter Baby.
Mrs, Kathrrine Decker of Wlntleld,
L. 1 will get a divorce If her husband,
Martin Becker, and Lillian Horbst, her
daughter by her tlrat husband, will re
turn Baby Evelyn, her five-year-old child
by her aecond husband, She aald jester
day that ahe had no desire to' pursue
tier daughter, wtho Is 22 years old, nor
her huaband, who la 20 years older, who
eloped laat week, Becker can retain tho
1,019 he took from their joint account
In a aavlnga bank and hla wife will not
toother him about it.
'The only thing they must do la to
return my babV daughter they took with
them," aald Mr, Heokcr, "It they do
not 1 will punish them according to the
laWi" , - --
Advance of Rebels Said to
Have Frightened Them
(TNZKXS r CHAKtiE
llesiilents of State Capital
A wait. Investment by
( AlilfANZA All) WARNS I. S.
'oiislitiiiiiiiiiili(s' Foceiirn Mill-i-ter
.Must lie Avoided.
Carranza Minister Warns U. S.
Kl Taso. I)pr. I Francisco E.rti.
tlero. r'tirriKii .Minister in the pro
.islonal Caliiiiid of Vcnusllano Car
rana. who I now harp treating
wilh Villa. In-ilay smtnded n noit
or vvariiiim from Ihe rebels In the
roiled Stales relative to interven
tion or mediation.
"The fall of llnerla is inevitable
and Hie only uliulit hope for him
is Ihe l olled Slates." at Ksrudero.
"Any arrangement marie hy tht
CitUeri Slates with Ihe tie faclo
O'oi eminent will work ruin for
.Me v Ico and will not lie rrrocnierl
hy Ihe t'onstilulionalist parly. Jl
is impossible for Ihe I'nitetl States
to dominate twenty million Mexican
people, for we are of a rebel rare
by rlRht of our Indian and Spanish
blood. Nobody will ever dominate in.
"As Mlnisier of Korean Relation
I say that if the I'niled Slates
knows limv o deal with us they tin
not need to worry about the Jap
anese, for Mexico will be the roun
try back of the United States to
defend the Panama Canal.
"We of -Mexico do not fear Kuro
pean Intervention. The only thing
ho tlo fear Is the bad will of the
I'niled States toward us.
"Let the I'nited Slates be our
sincere friend and treat us with pa
tience and in the end the I'nited
States will have our hearts.
"Whin we run lluerla mil of
.Mexico all hanking concessions in
Ihe republic will be cancelled hy the
Const it ill iinialisl (int ernment, for
they have been run on a basis nf
"There is no fricl inn lirlween
Carrana and Villa, for Villa is con
siilercd the supreme tnililarv rniu
inauiler of Chihuahua."
Kl Pt.sn. Tex. Dec 1 -A tepo I
no In, I Kl Pa so lo-tilcht that I'h hitllvi
clt), iaplt.il of the Si. re nf the m
It. line, ha lie.-n aluuiluii'Ml b.v I!, federal
ilefendeis. Part of Hie garrison Is i..
to have headed for i ijiii.iyi. on the Texa
holder, noitheiist nf i 'lith iia Ii ua citv, nnd
Hie others are .'ittemptlnu tn utreat
Juarez., det l.u ed
the lepoit that
u-hel inminander In
tn-nicht when told of
It rns Hue. He sld
Ins men who went smith
wlied It to him in-day.
l-'ram lcn Ksciiilei ii. foreign Mlnltei
in ihe l 'h 1 1 ii riKrt pmv Islonal I'sbltut, enn
tinned H also. The leport say the ecac
tisHoii took place on Sunibiv, following th
lettitn of the Kedeials ilefeated b) Villa
near .Itliire7. last weik, and that th clt
ly.ens h.tvc placid Kiedeilco -Move, a busi
ness man. In temporary chaise of the
city pending the arilval nf Hie rebel arm
The only way the news could have ben
biought out would have been hy eourlei
to Currlaal, ninety-seven miles south of
Juarez, whore Villa's rebel advance Is
located. Krom that point to .luaiet th
wires arc xvorklng, Villa says that Is the
way h" received It. So wires aie operat
ing out of Chlhuuhua city In any direc
tion Federal Troop fttarvlnar,
The advance, guard of the Constitution
allot army reached the station of Carrlzal
this morning, accordlns to telegraphic
advices received by Oen, Villa, Carrlaal
Is nearly halt way to the city of Chi
huahuu. Starvation la eupposed to have cansd
tho Federals to quit Chihuahua shortly
after Villa gave out the news that Chi
huahua had been evacuated. He
celved a telegram from C.irran.i at
Hermoslllo to the effect that the IVdei.ua
In Cullacan, capital of Sln.iloa, had ..
uated the town.
There was H genei.il ehskeiip atnoni
rebel ofllclnls In Juarea to-night h.i
Juun X. Mcdlnn, chief of start to Vlllt,
retKilled at being onlercd lo tho front and
came to the American side. He was ar
rested over here and ii now held In Ja'l
In Kl Paso. Several other rebel staff
officer crime over with hltn and are now
being sought In Kl Paso. Fifteen thou
sand dollars In gold and Villa's treasurer,
Jose Covarrublaa, are atao on this aid.
Federate tn Train Oaah,
Confirmation of the report that two
Federal trains collided on Thurtsday nUht
Hnuth of Itnmheria, sixty-one milea front
Juarez, was received tn-iHy hy Villa.
When tho rebel advance guard rurhnd a
point seventy. jnllea wrath oL Juaic, JJiei'