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THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Cloudy and warmer to-day; rain to-night ot
to-morrow; colder to-morrow.
Detailed weather reports will be fouad on page 23.
mx.
VOL. LXXXI. NO. 98.
TO CURB TRUSTS
WITHOUT SUITS
Attorney - Goiienil Declares
X- H!l Ill 1..
iew usmi 11111 is
Working Well.
COMPANIES AID HIM
Quietly Make Changes He
quired AVIien Demand
Is Made.
WILL NOT SUE XKW HAVEN
Thinks Kiiilrond Will Volunta
rily End New England
Monopoly.
Atto'ney-General James C. Mcltr ynolds,
dllcuulng the case of the New Haven
Tallro.nl, made It clear yesterday that
1t Is the iiollcy of President Wilson to
curb trusts without recourse to the courts
Tvhercver possible.
Mr. Mclteynolds leferred to the desire
of IVfuMnr't Wilson not to Interfere with
honest buslrs ami to give every' rea
ponnb1! aid to peron or corporations
that iwl 'o comply with the law. He
praised work au l the plans of the .
President nnil said that Mr. Wilson wished j
not only to help honest biHness. but In j
tin case of the New ll.ivn railroad both ,
the President and he himself wanted to ilo
ver thing to conserve as far as possible
the Intel ests of Investors.
Mr. Mclteynolils spoke of his own work
In the leorganlzatloti of his Department,
lie hxltt that so tremendous has be
come the work of the Department that
there Is enough work for one man. with
out considering the necessary steps of
reorganizing the Department or the new
business that constantly comes up. '
Tell of Xuccrun Achlrxed.
Ho would like lo have the Department
of Justice run like a large law oltlce. '
and his aim Irf to bring about reform and
bettei conditions by suggestions rather
than by long and expensive litigation. He
said that many things already have been
accomplished In this way without pub
licity, because corporations In many In
stances have shown a desire to follow I on December 15. Assurances made by
the suggestions of the Department rather JHmes Sullivan. Minister from the 1'nltcd
than go Into the courts. States. In his communication with tho
Mr. Mclteynolils said that a suit against leaders of the revolution In Santo Do
the New Haven road to dissolve the alleged , mlI)BO Ia gUmm,.r, concerning the fair
monopoly of transiHirUtlon facilities ( ,, of tl. elections, are not binding on
New Kngland would be absolutely the last ,hl. iomnlcan Uovernment. according to
icsort of the Wilson Admlnlstiutloii tu of f IoImIh In Santo Domlm city,
corrrjt conditions there. j The (iovernment Is bound by law of
He said that If the directois of the rour0 aH ,0 fnlr ,.,.ctlons. but uccordlne
New Haven oik out their own solution
of the big problem no -onfronting them
within a nnsonable time there would b-
110 legal action, but addeil that tho law
jnust lie obejeil.
The Altorney-Ueneral In his apartment
In 'J Kant Thirty-ninth stieet talked freely
and Itrmly concerning the New Haven
IM-oblein. He made It clear that the policy
of the Administration had been outlined
thoroughly to Howard Ulllott, chairman
of tho New Haven, and there could re
main no doubt In Chairman Klllott's mind
as to what the Administration wanted
done.
u Time Limit Set.
No time limit has been fret. The Attorney-General
realizes that It has taken
twenty years for the New Haven to bring
about the muddle, as he terms It, In which
the new directors now rind things and
that It will not be possible for the board
or any gtoup of lawyers to work out a
solution in ten minutes.
Mr. Mclteynolils said he was hopeful
lhat a reorganization suitable to the Ad
ministration would be worked out and
that he was ready to extend help In every
reasonable way, because he thought that
J'resldent Klllott teemed to have taken
that view of the situaflon and because he
believed that the selection of President
lladley of Vale University as a director
of tho rond was a hopeful sign.
Mr. Mclteynolds was emphatic in
KaylrA' that a monopoly exists i4b
. competition must bo restored through
Soot New Knclancl. How that can be done.
'he did riot explain In detail, as he Is will
Inr to wait mid see If the new board of
the Now Haven offers a plan
lie said that his views on dissolution
of big coiporatlons were well known and
hn mndn'lt clear that if you takn a blp
corporation, divide It Into live parts and
give to the holders of stock In the big cor.
porutlon a proportionate amount of stock
In tho tlvo smaller concerns you do not
bring about competition.
srtist Quit Sea l July.
In tho course of the conversation he
nald Jhat tho New Haven must get rid of
ita steamship companies by next July. As
to the ownership of the trolley lines th
Attorney-General would make no comment
exof. lo say that If tho New Haven did
a mi u I re tho various trolley lines ut ex
orbitant pflces. that fact was vital as
Hbowlng tho purpose the New Haven
board had In mind In making the pur
chase years ago.
The Investigations which the Depart
ment of Justice have made show that the
Kltuatlon In New Kngland Is really aerlous
and that the people of New Kngland are
crying out'for relief.
In tho Attorney-General's opinion, how
ever, a remedy should be worked out that
will consent the Interest of the Investor.
It U with that aim In view that Mr.
UuHny noldn U willing to dispense with legal
action If the directors show the proper
spirit In working out a method of rcstor.
ing honest competition In transportation
facilities throughout New Kngland.
Cooperation, rather than litigation,
Heami to bo the motto of the rgrutnt Ad-
Gonttnutd on KigMh Page,
HETCR HETCHY BILL PASSED.
ornate Approves Man Francisco
Water Snpplr Plan.
Washington, Dec. . Han Francisco
has won Its right of many yens standing
for permission to convert the I letch
Hetchy Valley In the Yosemlte National
Park Into a reservoir, 'only n possible
veto by President Wilson will block the
Plan now. The Hetch Hetchy bill, which
bus been before the Senate for weeks, was
passed lust before midnight by h vote of
43 to 25.
The vote, was largely a partisan one,
Democrats voting for It and llepuMli-ana
nralnst It. The following Republicans
voted for the bill: La Follettc. McLean.
Nelson, Norrls, Perkins, .Sherman and
Stephenson. The following Democrats
voted against It: Kern, Hheppard and
Shlvely. Senator Martlne was paired In
opposition.
The Senate had an Interesting question
before It during the closing hours of the
debate. Under the terms of the unani
mous consent agreement the vote was re
quired to be taken before the close of the
calendar day. Vice-President Marshall
ruled that the calendar day would expire
at midnight. Twenty minutes before mid
night speeches were still In progress and
panic seized the friends of the bill. Dtlno.
cratlo Senators rushed about the Senate
suppreslng every Senator who offered to
speak and finally the voting was begun.
TENNIS AT $2,500 A SIDE.
Dakr of Marlborough to Piny on
Matin Klllott's Court.
fptvial Cablt Petp-itcl, to Tun Six.
London, Dec. 6. The Duke of Marl
borough and tho lllght Hon. Frederick
Kdwln Smith. M. P. for the Walton
division of Liverpool, are to play n tennis
match shortly on Maxlne Klllott's hard
court at Hushey Park, llach player will
back himself with $2,500.
DOMINICANS RESENT
. U. S. ELECTION AID
,
Miy Stillivnu s Promises Arc
Xot IlilKlillir Bryan's "Oil-
servers" I)0 Xot Sllil.
terest at per cent., with a maximum
real Intel est of 6 per cent., tho tlnvern
WAsitiNiiToN, Pec. (!. A difference of meut retaining the right to stipulate
viewpoint between the State Department ' which of the new roads is to bo built
and the Government of Santo Domingo tirst.
may lead to a change In the plans of
Secietary Hryan for making a number of
American officers "observe- the forth-
coming elections In the Wand tepubllc.
The IHwilntcan Uovernment does not
I feel that it la necessary to ask the aid
of the Cnlted States In connection with I
I the election of the constituent Assemhly I
t H,vcen received here It
ca(,lo fl)r , ,., st:it , uk un'.
part In them. It is held that an Invlta-1
tion to the Cnlt.d States Gmernm,..,, . !
lend a hand In the elections would be an i
admKbion of weakness.
These views hae been communicated to
Mr. Hryan and may bring about a change
In his plans. Though the Dolphin sailed
this morning to Join the gunlxiats IVtrel
and Nashllle In Dominican waters, tho
two diplomatic officials mentioned as
commissioners to "observe" the elections
have not yet left Washington.
SAYRES REACH ENGLAND.
Ilone raoouers' Liner l)elned
by
Storma In Mld-.t tlnntlc.
fiptclat CaNe Itetfntch ( Tat: Si
Plymouth, Dec. 7. Tho North German
Lloyd liner George Wushlngton. delayed
by storms In the mld-Atlautlc. reached
here to-night at 12:45 o'clock. Mr. and
Mrs. tVancIs H. Sayre. who were aboard,
were met by the American Consul and
left immediately for London.
RICH HARVARD STUDENT WEDS-
V. O. Carnnehnn, Jr., Take Huston
Dlmi-cer fur Ilia llrlile.
Camhiiidgk, Mass., !ee. ti. News of the
seciet marriage last June of Frederick G.
Curnochan. Jr.. of New York, senior III
the academic department of Harvard, to
Kdna Guy Husscll, a divorcee of the Hack
Hay. was spread In college circles to-day.
The couple have established themselves
in a superbly furnished suite on Thorn
dike street, lirookllne, where they are
waiting until Frederick G. Carnochan, Sr.,
of Calrnsmulr Farms, New York, gives
his blessing,
Carnochan is 2.1 nnd his bride J6, Mrs.
Carnochan wns divorced from her tlrst
husband in May, 191.1. and gained tho
custody of a son. years old.
When the Harvard-Yale boat' race took
place last June Mr. Carnochan and Mrs.
Ilussell were among the spectators. Af
terward they motored to Hartford and
were married.
Hartford, Dec. 6, Mr. and Mrs. Car
nochan, whoso marriage was announced
In Hoston to-day, cumo to Hartford again
to-day to get u second nmrrlifjc license,
as she questioned the legality of tho tlrst
ceremony because her divorce decree was
only an Interlocutory one and would not
ecome absolute for six months, that Is
January, 1014,
The vital statistics bureau refused,
however, to Issue the license until the
Corporation Counsel has had time to de
cide whether or not the marriage Is legal
any way In Connecticut. The divorce
was (ranted In Massachusetts.
FRANCOIS DUOUE KILLED.
Deaa of French Plarnrlahta linn
Dunn by Htrrrt Car.
Special Vatile Httpatch lo Tim His.
PAWS, Deo. I. .Francois Dugue, dean of
French playwrights and author of tho fa
mous "Pirates do la Havanne." whiei,
still draws a full house whenever It Is pro
duced, was killed by a street car here to
day, H was II years old.
NEW YORK, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1913. CopWH,M
BELGIAN COUP
WINS IN MEXICO
Chamber of Deputies Ap
proves lfx Contract tor
New Railways.
STRATEGIC LINES FIRST
Five Thousand Kilometers of
Bond Will Be Con
structed. HEX. VILLA'S EXTHY TO-DAY
Cliiliuiiliiiii City to (live Rebel
n Xoisy Welcome Mon
terey Hard Pressed.
fri,l C,ihtr ttfiltnlrtl tn Till. Si
Mkxih) Oitv. Dec. fi. The Chamber
of Deputies approved to-day the con
tract with the CiimpaKtile des ('hemlnx
de For Secondalres, a Helglun concern
fur the construction of ,,0Uu kilometers
of rnllrund In Mexico.
In view of tho International dlltlcul
tles which might follow the approval of
the contract the members of the Catho
lic party In the Chamber tried to huve
tho debate postponed, but did not suc
ceed. .
The fiovcrntnent does not offer any
cash, but Kiinrantecs the payment of
Interest on the bonds to be Issued bv
the company for the purpose of ralslui;
' funds for the construction of the new
railway.-.
1 i..ernm.i.t lo ie.rK.r.
I I
These bonds are to bear nominal In-
J This stipulation was made for the
reason that the Government wants
roads having a strategic advantage to
. constructed More those which would
be of the greatest tlnancial advantage to
the company.
, ThN advantage was emphasized by
the committee which reported tho bill,
i The committee pointed out the futility
of the old system of the ptyinetit of a
cuMti subsidy per kilometer, which fnllqd
In the cn of the National ILillw.iys.
Tno report emphasl.es the necessity
for the (Iovernment to retain some kind
of control over tho r.illunys, which are
n natural mouopol. It ixtluts out tint
oiiW.do of the Cnlted States and Great
l""""!" great -cotintrles control In o
"" 'u
" recommending the passage of the
bill the committee laid stress on tho
fact that the roads will revert to the
Government after llfty-two years.
The contract gives the Government
the right t" audit the accounts of ex
penditures during the construction work
and compelling tho company to follow
routes which will lost serve to connect
the lines now In operation. The moot
Important of these connections will be
u ruid Joining the cast and the west
sealHiards.
Ilelielllon In lorclu.
The revolutionary situation in the
State of Morelus is becoming extremely
grave after it 1 1 Interval of quiet on
account of the renewed activities of the
Zapatistas. Flghti were progressing
to-day nt live Important strategic points
In Morelos, nnd one In the .State of
I'ueblu.
The rebels ate concentrating around
Hultzilac. The exact whereubout.s of
Zapata are unknown even ut the mlli
tuiy headquarters at Ciicrimviicn, the
.State capital, but reports reaching hern
Indicate that the chieftain Is assem
bling Ills forces in Ills old Stronghold,
lluauthi, In the mountains, from which
the Federals for years hni' been try-
lug to dislodge him,
It Is reported here that Zapata Is pre
paring an extensive campaign against
Cuernavaca. Americans arriving herej
from that place to-day report that more
than 0,000 Zapatista are In the vicinity
of Cuernavaca, while the Federal forces
number only a few hundred, with only a
little artillery.
VILLA IN CHIHUAHUA TO-DAY.
He Keep Cnrraiisa In Sonorii While
Fci.ll Hies Last.
Kl I'aso, Tex., Dec. 6. den I'aneho
Villa will reach Chihuahua city to-morrow
morning, aciordlug to plans to-ulght. Ho
expects to run Into the State capital on
his special train at 10 o'clock in the morn
ing. Preparations are under way to celebrate
both In Juarez and Chihuahua. All the
hells will be rung and the whistles will
be blown.
Venustlaiio Carraiua, head of Hie Con
stitutionalist party, has made, no effort to
come to Juarez, but It Is announced by
Gen. llenavldo, a representative of Villa,
that Carranza may be here Inside of eight
days.
Americans believe that Villa has let
Carranza understand thai he had better
stay In Hoiiora for a while at least, Villa
bus always had a preference for glory
that Is not rellectcd nnd without Car
ranza here tho whole stage Is his.
II. H. I-'reemuti and several compan
ions arrived at Ujluaga to-day In ad
vance of the lefugecH and Federal sol-
,Conl(iucd on Ttnth Page.
THE SUN TO-DAY
CONSISTS OP SIX SECTIONS,
AS FOLLOWS:
Paget
FIRST -General Newi . . 201
SECOND -Sportini . . . 4 J
THIRD -Country Life, Real Eute.
Poultry, Doc, Gtrdcni,
Financial , . .
FOURTH -Pictorial Maiatine . .
FIFTH Special Features, Foreign.
Problem . .
24
SIXTH
-Art, Society, MuiicDrama,
Retorta, Ftihioni, Books,
Queries, Schools . .
14
Total
70
RtaJtri or neittiealen aha Jo not rtttlce
all of thete tttlhnt icill confer a facet
on "The Sun" by nolifyint the Publico
lion Department at onet by the phone
(2200 Btehjnan) and the mliitnl tetthm
ttllt be promptly foruarJtJ, if potsible.
ACCUSED OF PLOT TO
GET CHILDS'S ESTATE
Lawyer Clarke Conspired for
JjU,.0(),000 Fortune, Whit
man Is Tolil.
TO IJEOIX IXVESTIOATTOX
Persecution." Declares Clarke
When Told District At
torney Is to Act.
Charges that Frederick II. Clnrke of
Montelth Hall, Short Hills. N. J and
"others unnamed" attempted through
fraud and conspiracy to get possession of
the $l.r,ii0,0U0 estate of Irving W. Chllds
have lecn submitted to the District At
torney and an Investigation will be begun
to-morrow.
The complainant against Mr. Clarke is
William W. Nlles of the law firm of Nlles 1
At Johnson of It Wall street. He said at i
I his home. 27 Washington iiuuare. last i
night that It was true that accusations
against Mr. Clarke would be pressed and
that he was acting for himsHf In" making
the complaint.
Mr. Clarke said br telephone to a re
porter for Ticu Sr. that the charges were
bnseltss and were due to the persistent
persecution of himself by Mr. Nlles.
"That man hss been persecuting me
for years," said Mr. Clarke.
"In the lifetime of lrxlng W Chllds
he went to the District Attorney with
false charges, but these fell to the ground
when Mr. Chllds made a statement to
th District Attorney that his relations
with me had always been batlsfactory I
anil alwas to his aihantage. I liiuo
the highest standing as a lawyer and as
a member of the liar Association and
I'll make It hot for anjbody who tries j
to make It appear that I was a trickster." i
I Assistant Attorney Leslie J, Lockhart '
will begin the investigation by examining
letters now In the possession of Mrs.
Gertrude West fall Chllds. Irving W.
Chtlds's widow. It Is charged that tome
of these letters plow a conspiracy to
frighten Chllds and to throw him under
the lutlueuce of those who wanted lo
mould his will and get his .state.
Crossed llnitBera In Letter.
The most Inteustlug of these threaten
ing b tti rs is a so-called ltlack Hand let
ter which Clarl.e was accused of writing.
When young Chllds was In poor health
nt Wolfboro, N. II., he received a scrawl
which was signed with two crossed dag
gers. Although the wording und spi lllng
might Indicate that It was written by a
very Illiterate person, the handwriting
and the exaggerated misspelling and er
roi s of grammar Indicated the contrary.
The letter lead:
"iikek sin: 1 am wrltlnge ou to told
ou I must hav f.0UU dolas pieety queeck
now and If you no glv nice 1 will tlx you
good I member dasparet gang wee all over
countrey and Ulope weo need money preety
queeck now u varey recch man u
cannot asc.ipu uss nfvar money or lltTe
wee !eeg gang wte no fool wee lueen blss
ills wee want tu have 5000 dolas r.idey
nil time wee write you no more time and
say queeck waie to put money mill hen
wee gIV won or too nort limn so nee uil
time ladey and wee malbce rite Igen In
cuppel das wleck or munt malbee tonlte
wee vaiy smart no won l;an katch Iff you
tell perle.se wee kit."
A photograph of this letter Is In the
hands of the District Attorney. A hand,
writing expert will be asked to examine It
Son uf Hleb 'Vltniilfncliirrr,
Irving W Child was one of the son
of William Henry Hat rlsou Chllds of Ilrook
lyn, who made a fortune In manufacturing.
W. II Chllds died when Irving Chllds
was 11 lears old, leaving Irvlng's share
of the e?tate In the hands of another
eon. Kveisley Chllds, the president of the
American Coal Products Company, who
lives at 360 Clinton street. Ilrooklyn.
Irving W, Chllds In March, H'06, married
(iertrude II. Westfall, the daughter of
A. N. Westfall, president of tho Westfall
Fruit Company of ao Warren street. She
Is living now with her parents at 18,1
Stratford road, Ilrooklyn.
When the young man becamo of age ho
brought an action against hie brother to
secure his part of the estate. More than
KiOO.oon was turned over to him. Ho
played a leading part In tho extravagances
and gayetles of Hrnadway and was known
us one of tho town's big spenders.
When 25 years old he received the rest
ot the estate, enough to bring hit share
up to i,6flO,noo. His wife left him In
11107 and In 1909 he was ordered to pay
her IS, 100 a icar alimony. He sat aside
Continued on Eighth Pagt.
1913, by the Run Printing and PubUUo
DYNAMITER DAVIS TELISOF
HIS MANY CRIMES FOR UNIONS
GEORGE
i
Self-confessed dynamiter, who
SECRET INQUEST INTO
DEATH OF NEWMANS
Xe.v Kochelle Couple Were,
round Shot in Home on
Xovemher 17.
XEW THEORY IS ADVANCED
Son Returns From His Honey
moon (O F.'M'C -
vestirntioii.
IVrm,..,. won Ii i .... ... -
Ii, . . i , .
Itocl ello I mesga, ng the death by
sho.,tng of Mr. and M,s. Heo.g,. New -
mail nt their horn.. . so North avenue.
...... .,,, ,,, i in- un ory
nan n, en aiivanieil that .Newman kilbd
his wife and then committed suicide.
me .oronei a teeret n.UeM "
Thursday, but his Investigation will not be
coinplctnl until after lie has exainlte d
William D. Newman, a sou of the intiple.
Newman has been away on hN honey
moon In tirciit Itaritngton and onlv last
night leturneil with III- biiile. He Is em
ployed by the Flrt National Hank of
New HiKhelle.
There are a good m.inv ipieMlons
Coroner Livingston lias b i wanting to
ask young Newman.
Newman staitnl on his wnldlng trip
three or lour days after the death of his
patents. His brlilo was MInn i:sther
Leary. Ibr father. Cornellu- .1. U-nry.
has a hotel in (ireat Harrington, Mass.,
ami it was to this place that" the pair
went, Newman said that many stoiles.
some not to his ci.-dit. had btcii Hatting
IllHMIt New iiocllelle.
Mrs, Albeit Inneikin, who llv, s In the
apartment adjoining that of the New
mans, testified at the Imniest that she
heard two scream-. She made this state
meut after deel.uing, " iion't want to say
nti thing that will hurt will Newman," '
Policeman Cheuoweth cwoie that tin-
..un nail noi men opini ii when he nr.
lived. He said ho knocked renealedlv iim.i
HllslllllllllllllllK ' '' jflBuH
lllllitijllsllsH:' ' iBlssHmHyllll
II lyHHPnl jtXmmmRxsKm III
then broke the doer open, linillug New I think 1 Unovv wli.it .vou're looking
man dtatl on the Hour and young New- ! for," he told the distracted woman, whereat
man Hear Ills mother, whom he had placed ! ,,'" I"" ''er aims aioiind his neck
on the bed. She was still breathing but!1"111 "Uggid him
unconscious. The woman went with Curtain to tho
Newman ha heeii askil about ti te
volver used In the killing. He said ne
borrowed It from the bank to go shooting
on Lihor Day mid failed to return It. I
President Lester n,i :ltlt nigh! thai as
far as he knew It was not tho young
man's habit to hoi row the bulk's re
volver. had he bun authorized to
take It home with him.
Mrs. Newman icecived a Iniiit.; tn her
right breast, another In her abdomen, a
third 111 the side of her neck and the
fourth In tho left arm.
"Would these Injuries cause a person
to lose cunscloLiMies7" Coroner Livings
ton was asked.
"No, they would not," he said,
"Would It have been possible for Mis.
Newman to sen-am and to walk after be
ing shot'.'"
"I think so." lie said,
President Lester of tho hank wild that
young Newman Is due back nt worts to.
morrow morning.
"Wo put In a new system of bookkeen.
lug several months ago," said President
i , .
0.llr'
' .-, n ,.,11.-11 wo HOI1III I
Uteis which wo would
like to have cleared up. Of course, thev
may be based on enors' duo to the new
syattm, and he may have a perfect ex.
planatlon. lie Is a Isiokkeepcr nnd doesn't
nanuie cash."
Coroner Livingston HAV'S 111, Itnlla.'A-. I.
his dlltv tn nine.. .1... ....Ii l .
obtained befort tha District Attorney.
Aneoclation. 70 PAGE&
E. DAVIS
tells the storv of his crimes.
OATUN DAM IS FINISHED.
JO.IMMI ('aim I Worker lit Mop Work
at (iiilllnrd's I'lim-riil.
''ttial ,.;,(. , fTm si - I
Panama. Dec. i; -The :iht carload of ;
earth was plno-d on the Gatun dam this j
morning, making n total of twenty-two
million cubic yards placed in the darn
since the work was started in l'JOO
Twenty thousand canal workers will in- ii
terrupt their work and stand at attention!
fr five mlnutrs next MoihI.i at the time
of the funeral of 1. lent -Col. lu Hose 1 I
Halliard, the ihuf .ng'toer of this m-,
tion of n,e ,.,,; j, , ,).,! , i-,,!,,,,,,,,.,,,
ASQUITH BOOMS FREE TRADE.
Premier s.-.., it) Tm lliirilen
for CimiiIiik (. , mil,,,,,
V.r.'l' ',lfc,V ,..,, itrf f. T.I I v
i.oM'o.n, ii, - I'lemi, r A-ipnth made
Hlieecli fi,..l.t .,, ...ii .
la
. .' ....i.i.ii i ieme
"r r"'" ,ri"l' "" "" -'""' "'at taxation
, f(11,,BI1 m.lluJta. ,,, , ,s .,,arnv
' f()llmw , ,.. llX,ll,l)1, (lf
-'Hut." said .Mr. Aslth. "If .-and oth. r
, nations .ontinu.
our i xp.tidlturcs at the
same pace during the next decade 1 sec
cause foi th" gieat, st dlsouietiide. This'
, Is one of the most s. rious .pn stlons facln
. democniev
Mr. Asiiulth foreshadow. d heavy de
mands tor national .diieatlon and for
relief of local taxation, in count ctlon with
which he hinted that ftitiiii- lmlslatlon
would widen the scope of tn,. income tax.
The Pteiuler lonciuil, d b saying that
the best hope for if'al pi ori iks toward
tetliiclm; annaments lay In conctrteil pies
sure hy all the p-oples ot the civlll.. d
world on thOM- rt sponsible.
FINDS $71,000 IN CASH AND GEMS.
I'.'ii n I a n In siiiiioii i ; iii , i .. v it,..
nlnres rorllltte In Wolllilll.
A w,,ii. in vvi.ii'im expensive fins
cllmUd over the t, ii f,.,ii lion feii. e .-hinting
oft the st 1. lease le.l.Illii; to t ir.Ull
level ill the I'enn-.v v lltl.l Station at 11
.ii, i ,1 ei.-i i.i iiinrinii aim ran j
M'leanilni; tow.inl the ..lilee of the station '
III.Ktel, followed t a cltiwd. I
The woman was met half wa h.v Head 1
Passenuei IHiecioi Thomas .1. I'urtaln, I
who had Just pi. ked up a gold mounted
bag containing K'l.nuO In SI.hOh bills and
Jew elrj woith about iSii.tmn
station lu.i.-'ti'l '.s ulllie and iileiitllled the
contents ot the lug, then hurried b icli
to catch her train, shouting to fin tain,
"Thank jotl I'll i member vnu'"
"I never had so much money in mv
hand In all iu life." said Curtain after
waul. It was some experience, and I
don't want to repeat It."
POPE RENOUNCES HIS POWER.
t'oncllliillon With ((iilrliutl l.ll.el)
til lie Announced Soon,
limnt Culi- fo Tut m x
Itoiti:, Dec. il. Count dell.i One, presi
dent of the most poweiful I'atliollc or
ganization, the Popular 1'nlon, reiterated
at the conclusion of tho Catholic congress
at Milan the pioposal of a conciliation
between the Italian tiovei ninept and tho
Vatican which was made earlier !n t(:e
week by the Aichblshop of I'dlne.
Count ib II. i Di re proclaimed the patriot
ism and loyalt of all Italian CatholUv.
who. he said, recognize the sovereignty of
-ie .in,. ooie vii, ii lie ropes reci ii-
"" will be brought a,,,,,,!
.1... U..,.. .....1 1 1. ..... .. . ..
,1. .......I. .1... .1.. ..I
through the constitutional will of the na
tion without limitation of the State's soy-
crelgnty.
This speech, which was undoubtedly
port of the popes tacit leniliniatloii ofl,.
temporal power, which will probably be
announced In a forthcoming papal docu
PRIClFIVE CENTS
UvUlfrcH and Viaducts Here
and in Other States
Blown rp Koldl.v.
SCJflTLEI) AT KILLING
Carried Explosives in Trains.
Ignoring: Danger
to Others.
Iron Workers Celebrated Re
lease From Prison With
New Outrage.
ACfTSES MANY OTHEIls
Tells of Meetlnjr President, Ryan
.niil Leaders High in
Council.
Where Davis Operated.
Harrison, N. J., December 23, 1907.
railroad bridge.
Scherzcr drawbridge. Pclham, N.
Y., February 3, 1908.
Penh Amboy, N. J., March 25. 1908,
railroad bridge.
Bradshaw, Md March 26. 1908,
railroad bridge.
Chelsea Pier 48, North River,
April 5, 1908.
Philadelphia, April 1.1, 1908, mate
rial in yards of Pennsylvania Railroad.
Slades Ferry bridge. Fall River,
Mass., April 26. 1908.
Scherzer drawbridge, over Bronx
River, May 21. 1908.
Pelham. N. Y., bridge being erected
by Snoemaker Company, May 22
1908.
Somerset,
bridge.
Mass.. June 4, 1908.
Mount Vernon. ,V. v.. milm.,1
'j viaduct, September JO, lull
ine of Hi., most remarkable confer,
tloiw ever mad,, is that or C!,.rse V
Davis, the dynamiter on who.-., evidence
''' Jury at lndlauapoli
1ms Just found Indictments in tlfty-tlv.
cavs In which ..Ulcers and members of
the International Association of Hrldge,
ami htructtiral Ironworkers
fendaiits. The confession is
lire de
a docu-
",f,t of nearly fiO.OOn words,
Hivln cIh.k,i.h. .......
s of tlyna-
mite outrages. ii relates in detail how
ho was hired to blow up bridges., via-
j ducts and other structures erected by
non-union labor.
The confession is .i document of e,
traordlnnry interest. , Ml(1s ,,m,
small the rewanl was that Davis ie
celv.-il for the destruction he ciiiseii
In one case lie K,n f(. .lyimmlte
outrage. In another onlv tio
! The confession show the ,.rii ,
which New Yorkers wore sublet ted hv
tho convpirators.
dyiiHinlte In .stilt
city, travelled in
D.ivls carried the
cases through the
railroad trains anil
steamships with It. deposit,.,! ,t ,Prp
and there In saloons over night as if t
I were the most harmless substance In
the world. Yet hi- handled iio.ioiIIIal
sntllclent to cause great I,,-.- of ,fr
' .mil destruction of property if accident
had caused an explosion.
I And in spite of this dlsreg.it d of the
public safety his scruples prevented
him from undertaking dynamite out
rages if human life was likely to be en
datigertil.
Only brief summaries of this strange
record have heretofore been published.
Tin: Sp. Is now enabled to print in full
the most striking portions. They show
how Davis did his work and his rela
tions' with olticcrs of Hie iron workers'
union.
In brief D.ivIk was to the n.mt what
Ortle McMatilg.il wan to the West. He
was trailed by Hubert .1. Foster, a
Louisville detective employed by the
National Krectors Association to Mm!
the mini who had been doing the dyna
miting In the Kast. D.ixis wns finally
induced to talli because he thought he
had been 111 treated by the union. Us
made tils confession In New York.
DAVIS'S CONFESSION TOLD
N HIS OWN HOMELY WAY
Davis Joined tho Iron workers' union
iilmut 1900 ut Denver, Col. It was
while he was employed on the Kntckcr
bocker Ilulldlng In Fifth avenue, New
York, In IDOli that he tlrst met Harry
.tones, now secretary of the Interna
tionul Hrldge anil Structural Iron
Workers. Association, who wats running
a derrick on the Job, anil Prank c
Webb, a member of the executive board
of the union, who was also working in
.. . , , , .....
linn ion in si joo ill u iMiiiuitiife,
Davit
tells, the Htory thus:
"Tho tlrst job I did waa at HarrltM,

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