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THE SUN, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1915.
ASSAILS JOHN D, JR.
Did Nothing (o Aid Mine Em
ployees, House Committee
SAYS RAILROADS HEED 'KINGSBURY 'GREATEST EIGHT BREAD LINES I WESTERN PACIFIC
SAY FULL CREW LAW
ROBS 1,745 WORKMEN
Kailroad Heads Call Measure Class Legislation to Sup
ply Jobs to 2,500 Men in Needless
Places on Trains.
"BIG NAVY" MEN
ARE FINAL VICTORS
GET SPIRITUAL FOOD
Gould Line .loins With Eiiii
table Trust ('onitipn.v in
Chief Stone noctures Equi
liililc Ilisti'ilitiHon of Profits
Depends on It.
New York's fluirity ('oininis
.siouer Proves His Clniin in
Aiipiopi'iitfion Hill Agreed
in Hofli Houses Provides
Scriptures in 10 ldtnsunffos
Distributed to Xecdy
DJDX'T THY TO ATMHTHATK
Washington. March ". rrltlclflnir
conditions In tlir I'olnnttlo coil lldds, ilcnt of tho ll.illlnioro iiml Ohio: Thoo
the Irrntmrnt "f cIiIUitk by tlie tnllltla f iloro Voorlice. president of tlie I'hlln
ii nd iimny ncti of tho operators the ilelphlu anil lteiuliiiR Hallway, anil It. I..
Mines and MlnliiK Mili-coniinlttce made O'Donncl. chnlrnian of tho cxeeiitlvo
rrJ'K rMiSm ' "r '-'"' "'-'"ten
The eonitnltttc, however, ;m un.ihlc rallrn.uls of Pennsylvania and New
to llnd evidence of a tonplrav In re- Jersey:
Mtulnt or ttade to limit, ine outpiii oi
the mines or proof of the existence of
After referring lo the testimony of
John 1). Rockefeller, dr., who declaimed
responsibility for conditions, the report
"Absentee owners or directors by their
absence fiom the M'rnc of such disturb
antes cannot escape their moral respon
sibility for conditions in anil about prop
erties in which they ite Interested.
No .Mil to llmplit) co.
"Mr, Uockefeller, a luntc stockholder
of tho most powerful company In the
SI nte, lias done a great deal for the U
llft of people In other pjrts of the
country and in fmeinn lands, spending
millions of dollars in this work, yet
he has not endeavored to Impiove the
condition of the more than S.flflO em
ployes in the company with which lie
is connected anil has not visited the
State for more than ten years.
"Mr. Rockefeller Is a Ions distance ,ul t, oni. (hat tho contpanlis seek to
director, not halnc attended h meeting j renvn e.'
of tho stockholders or dliectors of the' ( (int Matcmnit thn prccnt Issue
jompany in ten years. It seems to hae i , polnt.d. The tallroids U the train
been bis practice to select such men as I ., .in, submit the iiite-tlon to public
he thought best for him nnd then look 1 i.,i.ni...,., ii-i.. .... .v... .i.... .i.
only 10 them for the nianagem, pi. with-
out any personal knowledge of the con-
"Mr Rockefeller, before the committee
In Washington, said he would not agiee
tj arbitration, for the reason that he
was fighting for a great nrlncinte and
would sacrlllce alt his property for the,
principle of every man to h5 fiee to
work for whom he pleases and on such ,
terms as ht suit the worker. He
should remember that for thlrtj yea is !
there has leen the fiercest struggle I
among the workers In the mines of!
Colorado. He may win a MrHce bv star
vation under the false banner of liberty , ti 1 1 to IN'lM'Ill lllf Tllll ClTW
Heve he can maintain peace under such
conditions as exist In that State.
w, .. v., ,,,,,, ,i, , nui iie-
.Vo .IndRe of Oitiilltlona.
"Mr. Rockefeller was not a good Judge
of conditions In Colorado and knew
nothing about them. He was not willing
to nbmlt to a fair board of arbiters to
settle this strike. He was obstlnute and
the statement that he wu lighting for
liberty for the worklngnmn will not bear
Investigation. The strike could have
been settled without recognition of the
union had he rtcslreil to do so and the
employees could have workeil for him
whether members of the union or not.
"We believe he did not desire to ar
bitrate and In that way end this strike
and one must conclude he would rather
ipend the money of the company for
guns, pay or ueieottves and mine guatds 1
and starve the strikers Into hiihmls'nn. i
vo .or viim-i n.iiio, me miners were
hvlstent on the, recognition of their ,
"On the other hand, the miners were
union. In the employment of force to ,
win tne siriKe tliey went Peyoud the
rights of Uw abiding citizen and com
mitted acts or violence. They always, ,
however, seemed willing to meet and en- ,
deavor to settle the dispute by arbitra
tion and It is believed that a settlement .
could have been made on a basis fair to
both the employer and employee."
Liberal extracts from the 2,000 p iges
of testimony taken by the committee abandonment bits on second reading.
ar embodied In the report, with this Minority members had fortified them
comment: selves with a series of proposed amend
"Considerable testimony on both sides tnents which would radically change the
of the controversy wc believe unreliable, essential features of the measure and
and i.o confidence should be placed In It. In some Instances would undoubtedly
Colorado has good mining 1; ws, and hive prevented whatever chance re
such that ought to afford protection to mains for their passage,
the miner if they are enforced, yet In One after another the amendments
this State the percentage of fatalities were votetl down, the teal test coming
Is larger than any other, showing theie
is untioumeuiy something wrong
reference to the management o'
mines, It s contended bv tin
js one of their grievances that the
operators ilo not obey the law, and,
however good the laws mav be, If not
observed thy are of no protection." i
Mlllfln ldeil Operntors.
"It seemed the militia was on the side
of the oper.itors In this controversy,'
-avs tlie riport, after retlt'ng the ac
tion of the Governor In calling out the
State trootis. "and the eviileiiee sotn
ontlu,ivel to prove such to have bfen
he case The sooner men armed In
-he service of the State-learn that the
l'?n "'"'"'r" ." ,,m.' "' .'".''
mioi- ,uio iciiora ni. anil even vioia-
' "i ine i.iw, out are stm nuiniin, tlie
e-ii'i- it win ne mr an eoncerneii
i no recruiting or mine guards as
ii'tiiber" or the mil. Ila. in our Judgment.
.... ...,n,nnr, n,,e iiurntr ii i ii ius. ij
u-l existe.l for some time between the.,
one guards and the miners, and It was'
Hlflicult or even Impossible for the
.tiers to te. that these men were,
"Utr.il conservators of the peace Some1
ine militiamen seize.i the opportunity'
while clothed with th' authority of lh
State to enrrage In various lawless acts."
t"I.irinE that the mine trouble-, nro
nationwide In scope, the committee
cm! es this conclusion:
"Tt should be the duty of th rtovorn.
lent to aj-slst any States In settling 1
a dispute that is nationwide in Its'
senpe, and If any 1-Vrleral law can 1 t
emcteil that will help not only Colo-
rlo, hut any other htate that may be '
similarly situated, It Is the duty of ,
''ongress to bpeedlly put upon the stat-
ute books the necessary laws so that
such industrial disturbances may for- 1
evr ceaie," I
MINIATURE SELLS FOR $860.
Kent-Shma von bnlr. of Knstrrn Art
.Voir Total! 'JO,l7.
The Kent-flhmavon sale of Uastern
fnd Oriental art continued yesterday
with a sale of potteries, textiles and old
glass In the afternoon and an auction of
anelent Persian manuscripts and inlnla
tureu In the evening.
Th highest price paid for a minia
ture was $80, clven by Mr, JudJIdJIan
for No. 4 SO, a work of the Bokhara
t-ehool shfjw-InK a young woman crowned
lth ftowcrr, James P. Silo, Jr., agent,
bald 1240 for No. 356, a Isiok of Persian
poems with Illuminations W. Itrandl
gave I11S for No. 131), a fifteenth cen
tury ropy of the Koran , W. II, Hall paid
1235 for No. 462, a copy of tho Koran
with laoipier covers, and Gariet Post
Vive $I33 for No. 430, ,i painting of a
'b ng warrior.
Other buyers of miniatures were
"rookl- n Institute of Arts and Sciences,
" Mfjt r-IIIefhtahl, P. M. Woolley and
P V Uler
At tin- afternoon session Mis, Prtd
eio k A. Kin of Monlclalt paid Jt'.IO for
b'o 2sl, a llain.idun rug, Iho best price
of the session, Mrs, Lillian Itussnll
Moore, Mrs c. Hark, Jr.. Miss Viola
M Mis Irene llentley. Miss Virginia
H.niieil, Mrs Arthur S Dwlirhl. A It.
Oppenlw mi, Plilllp N. Moielto and C. II,'
H ji wete auiniig the other biiers.
Die total for the sale now amounts In
' IBi I he sale of potteries and em
broidfrie continue this uf lot noon. The
" ond evenlnr saIu uf miniatures occurs
I'llll.AtiEi.t'iiiA, M.ircli i'. The follow.
Hie ntHloiiinit n- IksiipiI to-ilay by
S.imuel Urn, l'rc.lclint of the l'cnn.v.
vanlu Itnllrnail ; ti.inlcl Wlllunl, ircl
"Adopting the railroads' slogan of
'Safety Kirst,' the trainmen's organl?..!'
t Ion now makes tho earnest appeal:
'Don't repeal the full eiew act." Per
haps Inadvertently but entirely cor-
lectly they refer to it hh 'their law' and
nssert that organk-.e,! railroad men have
set about' keeping It on the statute
"Tinw .broadly do tht trutninotrH or
ganlZa,.on admit ,o the public tha, the ,
urn crew e.Ncess man crew laws are
distinctly class legislation. Tliey make
certain other admhlons damaging to
their contention. Referring to the e
cess trainman and the services he Is
suppnsd to perform, they say;
"'There is no oilier man on the train
to make tlu-c Inspections and protect
or tin. public rtnd employees I
, ,v, man the train n.u -..miilne
the engine men, whose duties require
closest application, then' to do','
"Putting their contention for the ex
LOCAL OPTION WINS
IN JERSEY SENATE
Ijfiw Introduced in the
Tr.r.NTON, N. .!., March 2. Passage of
the (Jaunt local option bill In the Senate
by a margin of one vote and advance-
metit fif Speaker C.odfte.v's series of j
Morris Canal abandonment bill to a
third reading In the House wore tho tea- I
tures of to-day's lrgl-latlve vejiloii. i
The success of the local option mcas- !
ute. although a oloje vote lnd ben e- '
pected. came us a distinct shook to the ,
lionnr. brewerv and other Interests whien
1 ..... . ..
had been working for the uefeat or tlie
Pntll yesterday opponents of
mcit - un
local option felt almost sure of Its do- I
fP,,t. When, however. Senator Mathlas
of i icenn Informei some fr onds that he
Intended to support the measure a dlf-
foretit asnect was nlaeeo unon tho con- i
The vote In the Senate was 11 to 9, 1
In the face of bitter opposition from
the Hemoenitlf minority It took the
Republican nnjorlty In the House sev
eral houis lo pass the lioiiticy canal
on an amendemetit oITercil by .Mr. vvol
vertcn of Camden providing that tho,
Lehigh Valley llallroad should le com ;
polled lo pay to th" Mtate 1 2,.i0ti.oon In I
place of $l,000,0'io. the amount estl- ,
mated under the liodfrey bills The only
Important nmondineiit Incorponited In
the measures was one prohibiting th- .
dlversli'ti of water from C.reenvvooil I
Lake or Lake llop.itcong, except to tlie ,
extent that It might required In th
development of tlie parkway project
forming a pari of the (iodfrey plan.
Assemblyman Stevens of "ape May
Introduced this afternoon a repeal of
the full crow law and a companion
measure, conferring upon the Public
,H. ' " 3 ': " . .. "k
",i' V...,liJ-i.r .....i, h... i
I'tlllty Commission aii'horltv to pr
fCrih; , ,,,.,,. of ,liUlll required to !
-"an trail,-. .
ti. Li,...n.i u.nqirM r-.i.1.
, , ,, , , , .
Governor s Ki.ed Senatn CnlB.,te s j
nutl.ori.ing the a,.po ment of
as ,-oIlee otllcers. also bills mak- !
1. ukil.. of heroin : 1101.0,.!, mr,!i iw.r 1
i,,- ,h ui ,,r i,roin mi.,1,.:. r
UIlfI permitting Insurance compinie- to j
)HMp i ot I rem el 1 1 fllstililll t' allovvtutces
umt (I,.atll ,enetlts to their emplo.vees.
investigation of the ilshlUK Industry
nnI(. t)lP co,lB, wns a.uthorlze, m a
.evolution Intrtslucid b.v Assemblyman
stclioen. Among the objects .vecllled In
, i, resolution .,ro ontiserv-:, Tlnn . tnere:iu.
the resolution are conservation. Increas
ing the State'e levonues, and lessening
the cost of living.
HENRY E. DIXEY WINS.
Creditors I'nll In I'.ffort to Hnvr
,"m e'l"rert In onleinpl.
MofNT VinNON. N. V, March 2
Justice Mills of the Supreme Court
banded dow n a decision to-day in which
he refused to declare Henry 1". nixey.
the actor. In contempt of court on
motion of attorneys for the Metropolitan
Printing Company of New Vork, who
j are reeking to collect a Judgment from
the actor on which they say H1S03 Is
duo The original Judgment was for
$61.1,03, hut 2"0 has been paid on ac
count. Every time you
tip your hat, let
it increase your
the Dunlap Libel.
, !78-l80Piftll Ave. i I HI IJrn.niwny,
' NliW YORK
Agcnclci In All Principal Cities
Every time you
cess man yet more uigeinly, the train
.lien as-eit that' '.No other man on the
rrew van he spaied to perforin this ser
vice. It is ah-Mird for any one to con
lend that this Inspection Is unnecessary.'
Tile inllroads do not mi contend. Neither
will they admit, but on the eontraiy em
pliatlcall deny, the reiterated statement
that lopoa! or these compulsory laws will
ieult In 'reduolni; the number of train
crews below the point of safety.'
wliolo problem was rcfoncd for Investl
1,'atlon and leport, was as follows:
" "I'he facts brought out In the pres
ent Investigation dlteloed no Instances
of the Jeopaidllng of the safety of
either the public or employees which
Inere.ifed train crews would pievent
II Is the belief of this commission that,
of nil the railroad accidents attended
''-v fatalities which have bi
J.'' " ' . .'IVT .V.: ' 'J.' !
not one Inn
l.Oi.tl ', f t r 11,1 1 C lliln f,. IntfuOtr.!.,,..,. In
,,mnbeiK of the tr ill! crew Involved!
The trainmen point out tha' the
12,000.1100 a oar mm- received by some
i ommodltles. or cotnse a dollar has
a certain purchasing power. The point
is that each dollar should be paid out
by the ralltoads for aluc received, that
is. to men whoe sen-Ires are essen lal,
for supplies, equipment, A-c, needed In
I all! oid operation.
"Then the public gets the full Ielic0t.
Tor evimplc. 2,nno,oon would buy
eight locomotlxes. 1 lielr construction
woiiiu give einptomeni lor a mil jear
to 1,7 in men, SIM In the locomotive
shops, the balance In steel woiks. Iron
and coal mines and elsewhere, miking
the materials going Into nucIi locomo
tives. This would be a prnduetlNe ex
penditure of mone now vlrtuall
squandered under compulsion of law In
hiring men for whom theie Is no real
SMOTHER SHIP BILL .
Join .Miinn in Fitrlt t on Wil
son Measure, mid It Seems
to l!o Dead.
W.vsiilNOTo.v, March 2. The ship pur-
..lei., lilll nlrm-L' .i r,h-L' In tli ITntwn
to-day and Indications are that nothing .
that Pielilent Wilson or his advisers
''.'in no can pave ine meanue. , inn-
ci a tic House leadcre asert that there
; !ttn or no posslliillty of the bill go ng (
ihrough that body, and It l uuderti oil
that the Senate leaders have abandoned ,
j ine oni, so liir a, mis svff?iuu in iuii
oilers came from the President la't
night that th
hip bill should be put
tl,n,,,t, 1,A If. .out. irt.il.ir TU.. U.,,lrtr.
.1.,i1, ,h,.,.,,i .he '
..,.,.....,. rprf to the House Toe re- :
report to the House Toe rc. ,
"nn-ici,,, er'e "-
ort wa- attacked by Itcprosentatlve I
Mann of Illinois and Itepri -ntatlv e l'ltz
Mann of Illinois ami Itepro-.-ntativ c 1
gerald of lirooklyn. who had Jus, iven .
Pr'-H.1 'for' V,lmnV HSr
,'oni ' antl-oaanlza-
tion Midi tooltUe.
.-ailing to-day by the Whit Star
liner P.alUc for Liverpool:
K P Davis. P.'rcv A !Iillhoue
1 M Hendry. Mrs Chailf L Van
.Mr and Mrs A W Hosart
Mobon. Frank Vernon.
Arrivals by the l-'iench liner Chicago
ieorse L Berry John Oaknian
Alwyn lkill. .Mr and Mrs Oabrtft
Mr K A Hinzhum Pares
li II Moore.
Sailing by the fnlted Krult steam
shli .acapa for Iho Carribbean:
Dr sill Mrs K VV ItoVrt llarver
llar.nr Melville VVVmn
Mr mi Mrs tleorze l)r I) R Ford.
,1 Kronen n roves
11 the Quebec line titiamshlp Hermu-
dlan for lbrmuda:
I. I (hmiin.
' ir,r.,'!ie . ,
fr 'all', r j
Mr and Mr. 1. 1C
Mr ami Mr W T
Mr and Mrs F H
llr II li Moffett
Mr and Mrs J. I) C
lir .oil Mr.
Mr anil Mrs
.tmrrirnn Clunr t'n, KnrnlnKH.
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Kir rrMe,i Ieceml-r 31. 1311. shows
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1R SITiMAIUXES irx LIST
Washington, March I. The naval
nppioprlntion bill, agreed to In both
houes to-nlght, carries an appropriation
of approximately J lfo,000,000 for main
tenance and extensions In the naval ser
vice In the new fiscal year.
Add tlnns to the navy In the form of
two battleships, six destro.vers, two lleet
submarines, sixteen coast defence sub
mnrlnes and one fuel ship are authorized.
The provision authorizing n hospital
ship nnd a gutiboa! adopted by the Sen
ate was Inst In conference owing to the
opposition of the Mouse leaders. Tho
bill car.-les 11,000.000 for the aviation
corps oi the navy, the largest amount
ever made available for the piirpieo by
The meature also carries the authori
sation proposed by the lloue ror the
creation In the Navy Hepartment of a
filler of Operations, who is to hae a
number of assistants, all expert In the
pteii.ir.it Ion of plans for war.
In this bureau. It Is eipected. will be
worked out possible problem In anv war
thai the fnlled States may be called
upon to undei take on the high seas. This
Is legarded by navy ' Ulcers ami "big
navy" members as one of the most Im
portant coT'cesons yielded b Pongrrss
n many car. to tho-e who advocate
,i Inner naval establishment.
The "little navy" members made a
oeperate effort to defeat this provision
of the bill, taking the ground that It
would logically lead lo the cnatlon of
an ngenc in the American navy com
parable to the Admiralty rytems of
ileal llritaln and ticrnuny.
PiovMon also Is made for the creation
of a naval reserw ThLs reserve will '.e
I made up or honorably dlohatged men
, who w ill be enrolled In time of pivice.
'imi.ensatcd In accordance with Hie
length of service on active duty and
l.i 'd liable for return to the colors in
i . .,.
thin w.ir'n niv:ii
I InnlKot clvrt Krat Kiillpf.ictlon to ii.tx.il
! ofli' vr and tho frlciid? of tin .'rvlrt' In
I f Vncrv?. i.rntrr addltton to xht iWi
I tli m worn rxp-fd .in Jttithorlzpd d-
pciic nit- iifirrniiMiiin u I'M ic.hhtp l' i
nom down fxprnainjrf piikt inrin 1 it .mtxi-j,
The ,H s flnallv ugreo.l upon ellml-1 T1KNTS. N j., Mtirrh 2APrenrlnir
nates a.p,opriatlons of $..Cm.OO0 for .if,,..f, . ,riI of vWe rtm'y Conl.
.overnment projectile plant and .m.sini,...., to..l..v counsel fr the P, nn-
000,000 for an armor plate factor'
which had been Inferted In the measur
In the Senate.
The Senate provision eliminating the
piuckiiir ooaro was aiioptect.
DEFICIENCY BELL PASSED.
'PnrU llnrrcP Mrnanrr Mn-
.Suorrril In Senntr,
WsiitNr.TON, March 2 The Senate'
passed the last of tho annual supply bills ',
"7. " "Mare c.nfrontcl with tlnamial problcnin
,i.e, v,o. lio.ll iuuilllll-.ee.
The river and harlior bill was ttiken
P ' V ...V".. i
"P to-night and It was thought that It
.lkl , m,i..,. A,
1;! T .,, ' '7?1 ,
". .,nd enTtop Ketivoii 't lie h 11 or
hf, u d riwmme ndatlons of
(hf, nrmy pn(rtn(,,rSi A tunher fcum of
tr. nnn nun ij ,n,u -,u,i,i t- .
In the' next fiscal year from unexpended
appropriations heretofore made.
FEDERAL PRYING THWARTED.
j.Mr. Oliver lllocUs Inqulsllnrlnl Hill
I In 1 1, , Sp ni, Ir.
Washington, March 2. Senator Oli
ver thwnrtel the plan of Senator New
lands to attach to tho general deft
elenny appropriation bill to-day In the
Senate an amendment giving to the
Interstate Commerce Comm'sslon and
Its agents the right to inspect the p-i-r.'Uo
correspondence of railroad olll
icrs In the exercise by the commission
of the inqulritorial powers conferred
upon It by law.
line New lands amendment w.os In
tended to meet n situation created by
th opln'.'n of tho Supo'ine Court of
the Putted State.s recently In tho Loulr
ville and Nashville llallroad case In
which It was held that the power given
In the InterstntR coinmorce net to In
spect "lokN and papers" did not In
clude private correspondence.
Senator New-lands took the matter 1 Treasury, but some of his magaz1 10
up and reported favorably from til" i stories, reflecting uixvn Senators, w-ero
comn ttee .1 bill giving the authority ' toMirris'lfd and trouble wim threat
to look tlhrough private letter litest 1 ened,
Senator ollveir raised a rsvlnt of order I II" w-an nppolnted nudltor for the
1n legard to making the bill an amend- ! Inteiior Department, with tlie pivvmi o
inent to tho general deficiency meu-ure,
nnd the Vice-President sustained hhn.
IPthis romance, noble but
vm war-pnrresnnnripnr, nnri
hvine. It will tremenc ouslv increase with
marching with the Russian advance into Germany.
Of the girl, Mr. Comfort has made a heroine original
and appealing. She loves Russia too much to love
the Lzar of war. She risks her life by urging the
soldiers to mutiny, while she is nursing them back
'll.vc.Mio, Murch 2 Warien S. Stone,
grand chief of the llrotherhood of Uico-
niotlvo llnglneers, sees no hope for an
equitable distribution of the prollt of
railroad Industry so long as the tlnaiv '
clal control nml administration of tho I
great carriers remain liuiegul.ited.
In his opinion the Issuance of llctl-'
tlous securities has mortgaged the In
creasing pioductlvlly of tho business!
lor years to come and has enabled the
tin. inch is behind the rallioads to make
plausible their contention that operating
expiuses am swallowing up operating j
Ills ideas on this siibjei t aie emlNjdled ,
in a statement submitted to-day to the
board of arbitration which has been
hi a ring the Western rallio.id wage case.
He hasci Ida conclusions on stuiistle.t ,
nil e id submitted to the board by tlnan
elal expet ts employnl h the brother
hood. He says In his statement : i
"The points we shall submit In this I
"1 That the proofed fiom the mtmlll
rent grams of land by the Federal ami '
Slate governments to asslsi In the,
building of Western rallioads were not
properly Usui, but their value, as well
as the increased business arising from:
the development of Western tetrltorv,
was citJilt.iH7.oi bv the notation of lie-i
lllio'.iv sfoiiritlf . I
"2 That the diteet financial control '
of Western railroads and the potentinl
control of the welf.ue of their cnphiyfos
now rests with a small gtoup of bank-,
ers and financial Institutions which
make and unmake railroad piesidentH.
and which, by tltrlr fnothod of ad-1
ministration of the rallroids, have ab
sorbed prisent and future reSenue gains
of employees by the issuance of Hotl--lous
securltbs; (n other wonl. e?n
ployces and operating officials .ire the
victims of financial ailmlnlstialloii
"3 We shall show from the publi.iv
expiess.d opinions of eminent financier
and tlnancial expert" that tills pnscnr
Ineipi.ilitv In the dlst'Ibullon of the out
put of he industr Is W ong.
"I We shall eonelu.le by show'ir
that despite the tlnain lat exoeases of
rallio.id- of the past, tlnv .ire sill'
tinancial'v able lo pay reasonable and
fall linii.tsos In wagis."
ASK INCREASE IN RATES.
I'lrml for llluhfr Vn
Is.vlvatila. Wet Jersev ainl Seashore and
Philadelphia and Heading rallro.ids pre
sented arguments for the appiovnl of
tlie proposed Increases It, pisengor rates
which were suspended liy the lKard
last lieieinbcr pending hearing i
In analyzing the testln or.y offered be.
fore the Nurd, H. W. lllkle, iepreer.t
lnj the Pennsylvania, said It had Inert
j..,ow!i that the railroads aie not te
ceivit g adiHiuate returns from their pa
het ger service, that the Increase In op
erating expenses is out of all proportion
to the revenues and that the railroads
,.,.., .r. ,l.,,.
N'ot ohlv th rallroails. but th nob-
ll- has a v ttal Inter.s. In the sublet.
, w nas -i vuai nuertsi in ine suoje, t
1 Mr HiUIe said, and added ' fortutiatelv
' "" I,ul,lk' h"s realized the truth of this
;ini, ,,, i, ,,ut few- exception-.
. Br"'1 "'V'' i, , .
H. C. ll cakle appearing f r ti e
1 couimuirrs in souin jersey, contesten
I claln!" .of. ,"' railiads. de.-l.innK
that they had been earning excessive
dividends ar.d that this fait had been
concealed by apKrtionments made to
their surplus account.
The board reserved decision.
R. W. W00LLEY FOR THE MINT.
President .Vnmea Former McAiloo
Assoetntr m Iltrrctor.
WAsltlNoTov, March 2. Tho Prcsl
dent snnt to tho Senate late this after
msiii the nomination of HoU-rt W.ck
llffe Woolley of I'airfax-, Va to be
director of the Mint, to sueoeiil Geo.-go
H. Itoliert of Iowa, who reslgnisl, after
serving In the ofUco almost oonllru
ously slnc.v tho McKlnley Administra
tion, to accept the, place of assistant
to the president of tho National City
Hank of New York.
Woolley was at one fine connected
with New Vork nowMpapcrs ivnd later
entered magazine work lie was ao,
elated with Secretary McAdoo In the
campaign of ;G2 and was at on" time
slated for As-lftant Secretary of the
I that he would get something better
before the clrvse of th,- Administration,
popular, of an American
si mr of tho rpvn nnnn.
OF IDEAS Arthur Jones
A Burlesque Allegory and Three Playe
The premier English dramatist in a burlesque
equally amusing and significant mocks the fad
dish theatrical cults of the day, antl the drama
of economic ideas, and pays his respects to the
Peace Movements and the good professors who
try to beat swords into plowshares. To the thrco
one-act plays which follow, he has devoted all
of his matured dramatic power. Net, $1.00
By Frank Harris
r,t.r.vri..vNn, March 2. Charities Com
missioner John A Kingsbury of N'ew
Vork city arrived here to-day to deliver
two speeches, one at the luncheon of lhc
Chamber of Commerce and tho other
before the Cleveland J'ederatlon for
Chanty nnil Philanthropy.
Mr. Kingsbury took himself for tho
subjecl of ids speech at tho federation,
billing himself "the greatest phlUn-l
throplst In the world." He said In part: I
"There can be no doubt that the
Commit loner of Charltlts of New Vork I
city il spensis more funds for charitable
work than any other Individual, either
personally or olllclally. In the w.iild. i
The ell of New York, thiotigh the1
Comiul"slon r uf Charities alone, spends i
tleall tll.OOii.OUO :i enr This is more
than .ilouble the annual budget of the
Itookefellci Pound. it Ion.
"If the C inmlss.oiier iidopled the
plan of making a visit to all of thn
public and pilvnte Instil utl ins In which
he Is oomniltting the c(t s wards and
should attempt lo llispei t one budding
each day. Including Sundays and hull
das, for a vent, at tin- end of the
year he would rot et hive qullo com
pleted his tour of lti'ecll"P
"If the Commls'loner devilled to terve
two eirgs a week to all the people Iniln
tallied In the public Institutions of bis
own ilepailnient. he would nted an ad
ditional appropriation of J23.O00. An
extra .helping of butler would cost the
it) olor ISI.OnO 'ear and ore extra
flip of ivfroo a div would cost $r.7.0l'ij."
BILLY SUNDAY A GOOD DUN.
Xlnl.o" People Pii. More Crnmpl I ,
)( it VV ii on inn l.er.
Pun ni i pitt.v. Match '.' n I'lfornnt
I crept Ion a jrvon to p.ilv Sn day hy
bilslres" and f1ti.inel.il men rT CiN 'oily
a' ine Ite'l. ' in -Su 1 1 f. r. .! 111-." to
ill. Tin inero'inut .uul tlmtnciers told
wliat tli knew of the tesul - of li's re
I'g otis citinpalgt. U llil.itn Patten, a--.-talt
1. 1 tlie pic-blent r thr Pelin
- Ivniil.i K.illro.td said 111. good efTect
i ' the Ta-lioi tiacle pr' aching on the reud's
itnplojee" nintd not bo nven 'tun itf d
John Watiam.iker ai that he is do
other men In bulnes, tlnd proide are
paving tb if bills more prompt!
Willi im Petti', former t'nll.d St Pes
M!nltir to Italv. di'iared that anv one
w ho ha h" ird Sunday mut "be rendered
litter in ever way for the battle of life"
GARDE REPUBLICAINE" HERE.
I'miion llfiml on Wny In I'liiiniini-
The fjarde Itcpublicainii baud, under
the leadership of Gabriel Pare, com
piler ot famous military music, arrived
ostcrday from Havre bv the French
liner Chicago and started In the after
noon In a special train for San Pratt
clseo to plav at the Panama-hiclflo Ex
position. The band, which consists of
tifty-four p'eces, until tecently was at
the front In the Argotine It wa re
tailed by the Kronen Government to
fulfil a promise made to the exposition
managers before the war that It should
appear at the exposition. Coming up
the bay ycMotday morning the band,
one of the tlncet in Kurepe. stirred the
ship's rompanv by playing the "Star
Spangled llanner." "God Save the King"
nnd the "Marseillaise."
NOT A SUBSTITUTE
Let the children drink Kaffee HAG don't deprive
them of a healthful beverage unlike ordinary coffee
it can do them absolutely no harm. Kaffee MAG is
genuine coffee of the highest grade, with the effects
of the drug caffeine entirely removed any member m
of the family, old or young, sick or well, may drink as
much as they want of it.
ALL OF THE DELIGHTS NONE OF THE REGRETS
25c. the package In the bean only-All dealers.
1 1.0011 MOOKLKTS (SIVKX
"I'm in a calculating mood to-day,"
said Tom Merry yesterday.
"Any mood jnti - ot oiirself Into don't
stl, prise me." said l)lcl Hrlght.
"Hut this Is ;in -struct. ve tn'snl, Dick.
I've just bfen In conference with the
llev. Dr. George W. Carter, general sec
retary or Iho New Vork lllble Society."
"Moon In what?" asked Dick.
"In conference with htm," said Tom.
"Where's that?' nskeil Dick.
"It Isn't .in where particularly," re
plied Tom. "If you want to know wheto
we bad our conlerinon I'll tell you it
was right out there on the sidewalk,
alongside the bread line."
"What did it all amount to?' nskfd
"Well -I le lined Hint the society he
s connected with In giving iiwav the
Scr.ptuies to -even hi .-ad lines hi shins
Tub Srv's. They've been at It a week
now and have iil'en these hungry men
and women no !ei than I i.niin Isjoklcts
of the Gospi I."
"Do you moan to "ay there nre elclit
blend line" in N'ew Vork city to-day?"
and I l, k beoitnie lenity interested.
"Ves there ,r- mme thnn eight, but
ti. oitr'ir ll-ie" that ate getting HI'iP'.il
lar" with their loaves of b'eml are
t'lOM. of tlie Howery Mls on, the Hllllle
Itescne I I.i II. the Knickerbocker Hotel,
the Salvat.on Anna's thue lines In
f'oopct I'm oi. I', urn etitb strct anil
Portv-Mghth stieet .-the Volunteers of
Aineite.i, nnd Thk Sl'N.
"Dr Cat tor s lining the Scripturci
given to the lireid lilies m nlwtteu
liitigu.iges. and after our Idewalk con
lereiue wo havi nine to the ooticluslon
that the hn :td on,, here at ;i I'lrst f- i
l nunieis'il ehbtlv of !tuslan nd
Poles. Tmv'ie in the majority, e.iv
1 inn or 1,200 Then next enmo Huti
g.ir'ans, alsmi 32r,. Aflej- tint th.re are
3"0 who want th Sonptitres -n lltittllsh
Th'K are l.lo Ge'ltiins In oil' 1 ni . Inn
Its!,., v, ."o Spaniards, .".a PreneVimon. 2.1
Lit in imans n.l ll ihetni.itis, 12 Swedes,
2 tiegioes, :i Jews find I tinllHti. a
N.n.ijo who l..ippmed I" call a few iys
'How di we happen to b-ive 150 Gei
m.iti" in the line" a-kisl Dick.
"Palio'niin Itrtiuer tells me a lot of
them are sailors out of JoK at llohoketi "
"Wfll. well," said Dick, "what a lot
of things vou do busv yourself aUniit.
Tom Merry. Jut give a hand bete and
help me wit, this litead "
After yTterd.iy's supple of " nun
'oaves had bet n given awn '
marked down the following oomv mi' .em
which had come to tin bread fun '.. 3.
(State of Miry A D.iv! . $2..1o. from
friends In Pot'stown, Pa . J1. S. II N .
$1. cash, $2, W S . Jr , !l, cash, and 11,
II It. D.. N'lthy. N .1.
(1lllK lo llrelld 1,1 lie 1'ntll -lltiivnv
Thfte wore eighty-four women and
about 1.200 men on the Hotel Knicker
bocker bread line ye-terday. More than
100 men oxhlbdod'elny spotted ehnes as
evidence that they had found work In
the subway and were only waiting the
tlrst pa dav to abandon tlie line to
thiso loo- fortutiivie A contractor who
Is Just start. ng a big piece of work b.is
offered to g.vo the men of the l.reid
line the tlrst chance for employment
Kaffee Hag Corporation,
Kaffee Hag CrP
225 Fifth Avenue,
WANT WAKHKX Oh.VHV, .IK.
Another hitch In the Could plan for
n transcontinental railroad svslem c.inte
esterday with the iipplloatlon In Sin
Krnticlsco for a receiver for the Wostoin
Petition for tlie appo ntment n?-i re
ceiver was made before Judge Van Pleet
oi the United Slates Dlstrlot Coin! for
northerii Callfornhi by the llqiiu.ii.!.'
Tiust Comp.uiv of New Vork, the trus
tee tinder the llrst moitgage. The r.nl
road compiny Joinul lit the peiitnn atnl
III the request thai Warren filiiov, .It
chief counsel for the rnllloid. be ;i
po llted lecelvei
Though dlre.tois of t'n Western Pi
elde and of the Denver nnd Itlo Gia'de
met with bankers lallv fo two we. ks
In an etfort to wire, upon a r, .idjist
inent plan b.v w'h'ih Hie iipplle.itlon t,.r
a receiver eoiild b .ivnlded It w found
that various Interests could mil be hn
nionlzeil. but It Is believed that i re
celvershlp for the l. ner and It-n
Grande, wheh r.ilbd to ine. t I ,e Wist
ern P.uifle bond It terest due I
Mnnihiy, which It glial anteed, will be
The cost of construct ng the We-uort
Paclllc was fa1 in f vi i f-1 1 tn.i ' .
and more flinitn 'ni; lb it h.i.l nut l.
ootinteil VV!l lieeesf ll y. !tc' the i.mii.
plotloti of the line .mil the I.i gumine nf
nperatlon between Silt L.i'e cm ,n ,1
San I'liinclson It was fotm tliu o li ,,
only thrniiRh " to -i , n.l ,n i -i
support. It w ,ot.eill .-.ic'o line
of track across a loeii 'n; 'i m ,n
tr without foi 1ii' vv In. !i i ,ti
trlbule to the su ees of , olro.ol
Some of the I ;,ii, icni.nM. i.t n
griBo bonds ot t e 'V otei t p n itii , '
was said rsttdiv. ne n. ii i. ..ei i
ItlVeslor- 'Pile bolld' were quoted on
the curb ye-.erdav nl 2D
Plans of i.otg.inii ii,,, i n . Ii.-.ik
oonrldi red call 'or th , .ilmu down n'
the first inoriniue it ml is u. t., !, i r
ts s'7.0, the issinin. e ie mr Inn -
in pbioe of the amount of tir-t tno.'iri'-e
boi. .Is w i lit. n on" an I i .,, w, ,
tie" for tho d velopno :i .t I u i ,,,-
The oompnnv is eutt,! ,i ; .
onn. flon, of which
by the Dinvei ind I:
bonded liiriohteilric. l ?'
We iiinii-llrtiton i-,,,1. I In m I im-.
The Weym ui-!lriiion iVnpu
the onr ended Iiea.m'.et .', 1 , fill
ports net Income of ?.fiv ; ,
S1.22!.47V In IfUS Siiit.l.i- ,
for dividend" on tlie eon non si,., '.
!V 02::. again-t '.fit:. , ,,, ,
22 07 per cent enr-id on -he , .m
against 2II.73 pel oent in.-.l t .
I v!ou year. Surplus for i'i. . 1
I payment of the . omnvu st, ,s ,
I 023, against f.?i.l7 ilie pr m-. 1
Atiirlnnii llii.il. tf.. c.i.'m II. ,
The American Menk Note i'otn-,,i 1
for the ear ended UnvmWr 31. fit.
shows net protlts of .',r,2 i:t. .u.i -it
50,51 1 tli.. previous voir I .'r e
avail. 1I1I0 for ptefericl n,,l 1 .,
stock dividends was "."'' 17o o
$5 1 1 i',73 -iho pr v . , ,1
1 flee deduct .011 ot
nils to f, ':' p- f
to u, 1 c 111'