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TOD AT' NEW 8 TODAY Yol fH
h in ti HF.nAU. Fifty mil
month iir II rents wee dcllrerc4
I four duari fifty emu by mall.
Passenger Trains Oft
is Some Retrenchment.
Vol. 1. No. .
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1914.
tub tvFMva imtAi.o
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OF LIFE I
Sealing- Steamer Newfound
land with xlunCvee and Sev
enty lien Destroyed in Ice
Off Newfoundland Coast
SOUTHERN CROSS ALSO
BELIEVED TO EE LOST
Ship in Which Shackleton
Made Antarctic Journey
Said to Have Gone Down
Beneath Floating Ice
H lsad Wire I" Kvcnlng Herald. I
Montreal. April J. "The
worst disaster In I hi- seuling "
fleet for over tweniv years." was
Ihe K iNt of u wireless message
received here today by Ihe Mar-
conl company I ruin the Cape
"dealers from the steamer
Newfoundland,'' the message
added. "rr caught In a bus-
surd. Flf. i men were found
dead on Ihe lie. Men Irom Ihe
hip are searching for Ihe re-
Inalndcr of the clew today."
Illy I-BMtl Wire to l:euliMX Herald.
tft. John a. N. F.. April J. The seal
ing aleamer Newfoundland haa been
i runhed In the Ice Just south of llcllr
lile atralt. and the greater part of her
rew of 170 men are believed tu have
perished. Hleamera In the vicinity
picked up several -Oodles and a few of
the crew who had survived on Ihe lie
floea to which they eacaiied when
their veaael went down.
Fifty of the crew hae been sc
counted fur In this manner. Moat ol
them were dead when found and aev
eral others were dying.
llreat alarm la also lelt for the sea!-
ins aleamer Houlhern Cross, which la
alao believed to have net n caught Hi
the Ice. The first reports received
aaid that It waa a part of tne crew
of the Southern Cross that had he-fh
nicked till and thai they were being
bruught into port by the Newfound
land. There are 17J men on board
the Houthcrn Cross. Hhe was due here
The alorm that had raged over New
foundland for three days continued
unabated today und the telegraph scr
vice to pi. una along the coaat bua so:
The captain of the Newfoundland
waa Wesley Kean. Meagre reporle
relayed from one vessel to another by
wtreli-sa and mora or less confused
stale that of Ihe crow of Ihe New
foundland ISO men were still on th
Ice floea this morning. II la pnsslbls
that some of the bodies picked up on
Ihe Ira were those of members of the
crew of the HouCiern Cross.
One report says that the men who
left the Newfoundland were scattered
oy the moving Ice fields In different
directions radiating from the wreck
like apokes from a wheel. The wiuu
was blowing s gale off shore and
li. ere waa a blinding snow storm in
which Ihe crew would be Unable to
find their way In any direction. Thy
had Utile food when they left the
shin and no extra clothing Without
tens or other shelter many su -rnmfc
ed in hunter snd exposure. It i
feared here that few will survive
Vessels sent out from here are aearcrt
Ing among the lea floes.
Curling; I .earns itt liater.
Curling. N. P.. April I. Itepona
were n-lelved hero today Unit the
u-alins aleamer Nen foumklaiid wa
Inst off Cape Kure and the grraU-
fart of her crew of 170 men prrishe.i
No word hue been received of the.
aealer Southern Cross, reported In
trouble In the tame vicinity 1'uead ty
Hi-ecu ahlpa hae plc'cd up i bodies
of the crew of the Newfoundland.
MH'TIIJ:H CHOW WA4
I'hKW v hiirKi.rrri
New York. April 8. Huwring and
romnany. agents hire for the ltd
Cross line, onera of several steam
ers. Ilicludlug the Flonsel. now on
sealing expeditions off Newfoundland
said they hud received u message
day announcing that the sea 1 1 mi;
aleamer Newfoundland and the great
er part of her crew had urn n lost off
Cape Itace. The Florlael la believed to
be engaged In the rescue work.
A private messags received hers
from HI. Johns, N. K . aaya the steam
er Newfoundland was caught In
aillssard wbils sealing, and over l
of her crew were froaen t dealh. The
Ited Cross aleamer Kloriael picked up
flflv niell dead and dying after the
Newfoundland sank. The total b
of Ills on the Newfoundland Is about
There is no news hers from the
Sealer Hunt hern Cross und this ship
alao la su iposed to be lost wilh all
on board. If an, the death list on the
twu boat Will exceed JUtf. The seal-
Inf fleet tailed for the Ire field on
The Knuthern Crone In the ship
which RliHck!i'ton uard In hie Antarc
The Newfoundland wna owned hy
thn Newfoundland Hen ling company,
limited. The' sli-smnr waa built In
guc-l.ec In l7J end roitiatered l
lone drove. Hhe waa 212 feet loim and
had been encaged In scaling fur a
numlirr of years.
The "nuihcrn Cross waa enmmand-
ed by Captain Clark. Hhe waa for
merly named the Pollux and was
built In 1H. Hhe registered r. ST tone
(roaa and waa ll reel long.
WIumV Vrvm Pcrhdie.
fit. Johna, N. F April S The
steamer N'ewfounilland came Into port
tnilny with a alory of disaster to the
en lln( aleamer, Houihern Cross and
her crew o 1,0 men.
The emii't loss of life la not known
but It la believed that practically the
whole crew perished alter the South
ern Crime had been crushed and sunk
In Ihe li e off Cape flare.
The Newfoundland plrked up fifty
of the rrew, the greater number al
ready de.n!. and other dying, from
Ihe Ire floea to which they escaped
when their craft went doyn.
Mem lle of FrxMKire.
St. Johna. N. K.. April J. Disaster
baa overtaken the settling aleamer
Houthern Cross and her rew of lilt
men. Fifty of the men have died
from exposure In a furloua ullxsurd
and nthera are dying.
The aleamer New fuunillnnd arrived
here today with aotne of the aurvlvora
of the crew of the Hmithern Croat
which waa caught In the Ice while re
turning from the scaling grounds. I It
crew ware adrift on Ice floes for forty-
eight bourn, suffering terribly. Many :
of them are allll mlanlng and oilier;
vessels are aear hlng for thitn. "f !
those bniughl In by the Newfound- :
land, fifty were cither dead Oi' dylnK
when file ship rem lied port.
Asquilh Will Have
a Walkover in
... . . n . . )
Constituents in EaSt Fife DC
- .j, 4 -ri., ; 4 --..that John l.ind would return from
termine not to Permit any;MxU. . VTrMenUnX iuht
Onnositinn tti th Premier !
t II y I leased Wlra in Rveniag neraJd.1
lindon, April S. The unionists
exei-iitl committee of the eust di
vision of Fife county today decided
In allow Premier Asuulth a walkover
In the bye-election to be held as the
reault of his assumption of the war
portfolta. The report that Asiiuhh
wouM be opposed by James lirkin.
head oi th Traiisiort Workers'
union, also haa fallen flat, so that
the premier will be nominated and
elected April I.
llnlfour Willing lit Help.
London. April J Arthur J. rial-
four, firmer conservailva premier,
in continuing the debute on the home
ruin bill In the house of commons
today, said he waa ready to lend a
hund If a "moderate form of revo
lution" would solve the problem of
ihe government of Ireland.
In admitting thla much in reply
to Mir Kdward Urey'a suggestion of
dealing with the question of the
government of Ireland by the Intro
duction of a federal system. Mr.
Itulfoiir said he had never been a
believer In cutting up the rolled
'Any scheme of the kind In order
lo be acceptable to the unionists," he
aid, "in u provide thut I'lster and
the rest of Ireland shall be separate
MINERS QUIT PITS IN
DEMAND FOR NEW SCALE
Hy Ivasctl Wire to Evening HiHuld l J
lids. Kngiand. April X. All I he
coal miners It. Yorkshire, numbcrlni I
ITAAitil lii..l li.fl ihK ntt lodva
the last of the notices o quit work
The men demand the In-
troductlnn of a minimum
The slocks uf coal at the pit heads in
only sutlli lent to last sboiii a week.
After the expiration of that period
Ihe railroads and steel and troll
woiks depending on the Yorkshire
mines for fuel will be seriously ham
pered and many of Ihe men employ
ed by them may u'su he forced Into
FEAR OF BLINDNESS
ine ainon m-im-ii ami ..iin, ien 1
CAUSES AWFUL CKIMXi'son settled in her rlghls In the great
My l-rM-d WIo to Knlna llrmld.l
Philadelphia. April 2 Hearing
four revolver shots early today, a po
liceman and a night watchman broke
Into a house In West Philadelphia and
found Alexander I! Inner, years old.
and his wife. Juliu, i. dead of bullet
In the house they also found crying
two young sons, unharmed. Neigh
bors aald the husband feared he was
going blind, and the pol.es believe
that this deranged bis mind and led
him lo kill his wile and himself.
POLICEMEN BURNED IN
(lis iewarl We to Fnlng fterald.V
Pittsburgh. April I Two police
men were seriously burned and an
entire futility conalsting of the father,
mother and three children were re
ported missing as the result of fit
early today. Four frame tenement
houses were destroyed. Policemen
and II re men rescued more than
svore of persona.
John Lind Coming
Home for Much
President in Announcing Re
turn of Personal Represen
tative in Mexico Says it
Means no Change in Policy
f fljf !.oscil Wire) lo Kvmlna; Herald '
Waehlnglon, April 2. 1'resi-
dent Wilson uniiouiui'd today
that John l.lnil, bis pi'tsnnul rep-
resenilillvo In Mexico, wiiuld sail J
for the Cnlte.l Mtnles from Vera
Cru toinoriow on u viicutlon,
but would return lo Mexico after
he had a real,
The pri'sidenl said
turn should not be
meaning any change
l.ind has cxpresaed
back on account of
Mr. Mnd s re
of policy. Mr.
wish tu come
his health. Hi-
will sail on Ihe hospital ship Holuce
and will plies IhioiiKli U hhIiiiiki.iH en
route to French Lick Hprlngs, Ind.,
and Ht. Paul, Minn., his home.
The president remarked that there
was no special lesson for his cinn-
log lo VV.iHl'.liixtdii. an his reports bad
I set forth coiiliiions in Mexico clearly
ami ailciiiati-iy, and spoke of Mr.
I l.ind ns bein worn out after a long
stay til Vei l Crux in a tropical ill
mute. i Mr. Wilson said that there were no
I negotiations pending between the
I I luted Htiiles mid Ihe llueria. govern-
ntent lor ant peac. proposals or pnr
liys. lie reti-rri-d lo the ci-nference
bi-lween Mr. I. m l and J e I'orillla
y I'.i.Jas. nun -ht for foreign affairs
j In the llio rta culilnel, us a friendly
I talk, alnlinu lhal nothlliit lalixililc
! had di- eloped from it.
The orders In Ihe Mol.ice are I"
leave Tumpico today and to sail to
New Orleans for a ten days' slay,
ulur hich Ihe ship la lo return t
Will I'sp the Msy flower
Washington. April S. Afier a con-
in run- iM-iwn-o re. i rini in i aiiuvir
ami llryan today, it was announced
Mayflower, now ul Vera Crux, In
slead of the hoepitnl ship Holuce,
had. been previously anni-unred.
JURY'S VERDICT 1(1
B Al LEY IVILL CASE
IS SET ASIDE
Court at White Plains Holds
Evidence was Against Mrs.
Hutchinson, Wife of Sells
Floto Circus Manager
Hy iaard Wire lo Evening Herald. 1
While plains, N. Y.. April I. A
Jury's verdict revoking live will of
the lale widow of James A. Ilalley,
Mho was P. T. Itanium's associate In
tho circus business, was set sldo by
Huprume Court Justice Tompkins. The
revnralloii of the will wus brought
about by Mrs. Isabellu Hutchinson, a
sister of the lute Mrs. Pulley, after a
legal struggle thut involved nearly
tl.oun.tiuu. I'nder the will. Mis.
Hutchinson received only an annuity
of flO.OUU, while her two brothers
und unothi r sinter divided the rent
of the estate, valued at 4 l llo.lioo. It
the decision of the trial Jury h.i 1
atood, sii would have shared the
properly eiUully with her brothers
Mrs. Hutchinson contended that the
..bowman's widow was undulv Inllu-
enced against her by her brother, Jo.
Seph M-C.nlilrll. Justice Tmopkin-t,
in graining a new trial, decided that
I be verdict was aguinst tho weight "I
MHS. lit TCHIXHOV IIK.HK I.AT
WI.IR WITH HISHAM
Mrs. Hutchinson, the platntirr In Ihe
big lluiley will still, referred to In in
above dispatch, was In AlbtliUeiiie
last week with her buahund. the m n-Hki-r
of Ihe S.lls-Klolo circus. Mr
a-id Mrs. Hutchinson had considered
eslule. they having spent the greatr
part of ttie summer In New York ul
the trial of Ihe case.
KING OF SWEEDEN IN
City Itianl Wire to Kvcnlna Herald. 1
Mm klioltn, April S. The coiuluon
of the health of King ti'.l'isve con
llnues In cause general anxiety. A
bulletin Issued today by the court
"Although the hei.llh of the king
haa l.nprovcd during the last week,
and although there Is '10 ground for
uneasiness, the royal physicians hues
recommended his majesty o consult
Prof. Wilhrlm Fleiner, the specialist
for Intestinal diseases, of Heidelberg.
tier many, us there are Indlcullnne PI
a return of stomach trouble from
which he haa been suffering.
Professor Fleiner will arrive m
.Stockholm on Hulurday.
The king has been ulling for some
time. He underwent an opersllcn for
appendicitis In lit 10 and In October
lus year again fell III.
Oldest Citys Group of Famous
Winter Hotels Totally De
stroyed by Devastating
Records of Old Spanish Days
Go up in Flames with Sup
posedly Fire Proof County
Ml. Augustine I'ln, Apr 111 1.
l-'lro earlv today destroyed
five tourist hotclN. Ihe county
court house i ml a number of
residences. 80 far as known
tin lives were lost, though many
guests at Ihe Kloiidti. I'luir
niiinl, Atlantic, und Central ho
tels, which were d -siroed. es
caped scantily clad. Two per
sons were injured.
Nearly two blockt near the
wuti-r front were destroyed. Tor
a time the business section of
the city was endangered, but
the flames f i ia I I y were
The rlre originated about 1 o'clock
in the kitchen of the Florida. lurgc
wooden structure, and spread rapid
ly. Firemen first turned their at
tention to rescuing guests of the
Florida, many of whom were carried
down ladders, ticcupunts of the
other hotels were warned of their
danger, and many fled Into thn
gtreets. without any attempt to auvu
1 heir personal belongings.
The burned section was bounded
by Chnrloite. Treasury, Hypolitn ond
Ht. Oeorge slriets. Thn loss I esti
mated at between SuOo.uuW und
The fire originated ill Ihe second
story of the smith wing of the l-lor-Idu
house, which was u f rutin- s'ruc
ture shortly before 1 o'clock. Th"
budding btirni d so rapidly thut th
flames were uncontrollable and
spread to surrounding frame build
ings. Adlutiint fleneral Foster estab
lished 1111 Information bureau In the
..l..a.. ..n.l ...'..rtr ..rf..rf Ulll lll.'llll.
wh the help ir the muma. to im.i
friends and leluiives of Iminirers.
Among Ihe first bulldinga destroy
ed wus Ihe Ht. James county court
house, atippos.-d to have been a fire
proof Mrtirtiire. It Is not believed
that the records In the firi-proof
vaults of the county clerk will be
damaged. The flumes were under
control shortly alter d break and
lift liiac smoke revealed the burned
area, which nan once necn snon
place of ihe oldest city In the Cnlt-
When the f re iiltiirked tho Power
I lout club building on the buy front.
it was Ihe presence of mind of Char-
leg Hopkins, mnnager of the races,
lhal auved I '.0.11110 in speed crafl.
lie cut the moorings of the valuable
boats. nd lin y sailed uwii) nnlmrni-
td to a uafc harbor in the bay.
prlm bes Trt'MMircM lluroed.
Priceless treasures were destroyed
when the flume utluckcd the 0I1
v.t.i..e l.iiil.lnix. where curios 01
Ihe historical society were g'ored
Itecords of the old Hpaninh day.
which had loiig leen Mewed with 111-
ter-nl til- tho-mands OI Willi. T V ISO-
ors. were enlirely destroyed.
The flumes npreud .is: aid north
funned by a stiff bfeexe i.d niiick
ly desiroyed Ihe tlciiovar opera
hotme. a larne frame building. It
was only through heroic work of Iho
firemen 1 mt ihe Muunolia hotel was
Thin mr in Hire cutmlil ure
......rul i.ons and wus 1 onsidi-ruMy
A i-oninaiiv of slule militia lietneo
prcwrve older and prevented lootins
Tu.. i..r..nn who Jumped to escnne
the II. inns were seriously injured
Mlsa Alice M Hmlth of Amherst. N va
u. oil,, who lull led herself from tl'e
third story of Ihe Florida house, auf
leied a broken back and lei Hhe wm
i.r.il.i.l.lu fulu Iv hurl. Several oilier
Persons sustained minor Injuries. Tu
li.ueln denlroMd were Ihe Florida
k.nu Xliinnoll house. Cluirmoiii ho
til Central h Ucl and Atlantic house
The tlenovar opera house, the Powe
11, si rluh house, nine resiliences and
.i-iernl rulluL-ea were bunted. The
Veddur house, one of the oldest build
Inua on the continent, containing
priceless relics of the Hpunlnh period,
was completely destroyed.
Thn cause of the flames had It-it
been explained early this afternoon
PRESIDENT URGES HALF
MILLION FOR FRISCO
fily Is! Wire, to Fvinlng Herald.
Washington, April J A spc- i
clal mesnuge Irom President
Wilson, urging an uppi iprla-
Hon of tin" OHO for govi-rniuent
buildings at the Kan FrsnclM-o
exposition, waa read la the
f hUn today.
Government Secret Agents Be
lieve They Have Encounter
ed Systematic Scheme of
Robbery on Pacific
Illy lasct Wire 10 l.enln llersld
Han rrumlKco. Apnl 2. Mrafis.
IMon-y orders and naval piivuiaslets
checks aggregating- approximately
n.llilll. H.-ie stolen from n. ,M11
room of the Kceanic Kteaiinihlp cm
piin.v S liner Vent 111 a by Havl.l Wil
I'l'tns, tin Au.itrallaii luees l.v. it
cu in ,,d. according to postal In-upcctor-i.
vvlui.. u,e eiin,ra. which
arrived here M.il. I, ;ii, ,hr..u
days from port. Information Ilia I
11 mail sack bad disappeared win
-iu in inn lionla iiiillioruien 1 it ...1.
MM-c oy WII'epHB no. I In.i 1
nave iieen vvulklim il...
iipams v.-ns nrrcxtcd
Ho far us can be tearned no cash
wus in Die stolen pouch. Williams
nays so, and the inspectors l.cluvn
him. In Ins pockets the inspectors
say were found three nli.t.i
al paymasters' checks from the
liuvul utiitli.ll ul Tuliilla, Pago Pago
island, aggregating; tiiri. und 1.11.1
dlafi on the Weirs Fara.i m..l v...
ana naMoiial bunk of this
The 1. utile Htrunmhip company
may be unked by the goveruinent
how Williams had aeresn lo the mall
Innpi-clorg cay he asserted that
Ihe door una open, und that he sim
ply walked In, luted Ihe pouch and
t-oiiceiiled It. All Ihe papers ha
thought he could pot negotiate be
loaned overboard. Innm-dom sav
Williams told thi-m, and after Innd
ing he grew lo fear that more of bin
stealings might be hard to pans and
tore up H paper representing li.IIou
tin the last voyage of the Ventura
to Australia fifty-eight parcel post
packages were stolen and the In
spectors lu-IH-vn that an orgaulxed
system of robbing Ihe ninlU had been
worked out. though Williams denies
that he had accomplices.
Colorado Court Issues Older to
Compel Telephone Company
to Remove All Poles
Wires from Streets
(Hy la-awil Wire to Fvenlng Herald i
Hitni-r, April ':. Judge in-nlxon tu
Ihe district court lore today innucd -in
order for the removal of all poles.
wires and other I'lpiipiin 111 of Hi"
Mountain Htales Telephone und Tel-i-mapli
company, from tho streets or
l'eiiver. The order followed a recent
deeilon thai Ihe company was Iri-s-luixM-r
iiecuUM- II in iperatlng with. ml
(laiiclilkc. Coiiiihi I for the tele-
phono company a minum-i-d that in
appeal would be taken to the sta
PUT OUT OF BUSINESS
(lly ls-nw-il Wire In livening Herald
JchVlnou City, .Mo., Apnl 'I. - I lie
licenses of thirty-two reciprocal lire
Insurance compuiiii-H wi-re revoked by
t . l i. Ilevi lie. supcl Inleiulcnl of In
surance, today. TtiU 111 tloil was tak
en uftcr the supreme court ruled that
Ihe law making II olillgutoty 011 I lie
Insurance superiuieiiileiii to li.i-nnc
le Iprni ill eolliputllcs iilluiHK men ell
giiaed III like liiduntrii-s was uncoii
TODAY IN CONGRESS.
Met ul 11a. 111.
Went Into u prolonged execu
tive si'snlon over Ihe iiomiuuliou
of W, M. I Hi III- In of New Jersey
lo be liiU-istato i'oinmcri.-i- com-msioiii-r.
I'olelgll relations committee
luu til protest UK until ruiitica-li-iii
of tin l.oudiin Ha let ul -Heu
conv ent ion.
Met lit Ilium.
licilut'il Ihe legislulive. execu
tive und Judidul approprialiun
Imlluiut sn ubi I iiiiiiiiIiuhi Moi-ln.
Teric Haute. Ind., Apnl 1.- The
ecule oltitiiilt.e ol lltllct So. II
flndlaiin), I titled Mine W orki rs 't
Ameriia, today beiiun cooidclatlon
ol the w a tie a-ale und wor.iiig coiidi
lions in I lie iiiim-M. It Is midi mlood
that no change In the wage s-'ule will
be asked, but several Millie buuls huve
submilled resolutions asking tor
chuiiMiiH In l lie working conditions.
The sessions, nfliciula say, may ex
lend over u week or longer At lh 11
coliclUHioll the decision will be null
milled lo the miners of Urn ilimrnl
foi- u ri leii uiiiiiii vole unit it ud-iptc-i
ionic 11 lues will oe In Id with 'lig vp
erat hi s.
Powerful Argument Made Be
fore Interstate Commerce
Commission by Pennsylva
nia President Today
EARNINGS MUST COME
CLOSER TO EXPENSE
Retrenchment Begins on
Grceat System in Sweeping
Order Wiping Out Twenty
Five Passenger Trains
(lly l.casiil Wire to Kvi'nlnj Hi-rald.
WiD-bington. April 2. President
Ilea of the l'l-ntiHS Iviiniu system waa
the last witness tu be heard today be
fore the interstate common s commis
sion on behalf of the lantern rail
roads unking for un liureuae In
freight rules, nial testimony for the
roads wus concluded with his state
ment. Chairman Harlan and Commission
ers Clark und Meer were oil the
bench. J. T. W.tilla, gciicr.il auper
Intetident of motive power of the
Pi nifc-v Ivaiitu, Interrogated hy Clif
ford Thome, explained that steel curs
and heavier locoiiiilves hud Induced
an increase in repair cost, while high
er wages materially hud udded to
that item of expense.
J, S. Itiuluein. general superintend
ent of Ihe Pennsylvania, testified that
"charges lo operuilng expenses on the
IViitmv Iv aula system, east of Fltls
InilKh. were :4.Hr.:i,6.'t In 1H and
till.'iin In I 'J I S, un i-'ra of
h..1 per cent.''
Pn-Niili-ni lieu said llu.t not only
the I'ciiiikv Uaina but nil Americun
mads were confronted with tho ne
cessity of rctrencnmi-nl wh'ch might
prove wrloiin unless they were per
muted to in -reane tlitir net incomra.
M'nlcns the gap betwin receipts
and i-vpenneK can be wnli-iied we must
begin to retrench, und retrenchment
11 1 ti nt lick-iu on lietterments M ml Im
provements not iluei lly necessary lo
the movement of truiua. We should
In- very iclu. t int to do this, us it
would la- to run counter to our tradl-
anQi"""" l""r'''' "f halt a century,
land ut- ale nlire that it would Hot lie
I 111 the pniillc inteiehls anJ we don't
' believe tin- public tlcxii-cs It
".Now we lt.;v. us much unlli- sup
port an call ponnliily be given to It
pi. -a alinoiit 11 ul. .in. I in tin ncope. and
i- 1 iml believe our a ppln i.tlon for
.1 veiy looilciiiic trembt rule I in .-cues
is in aci-oidunce Willi the best public
While be did not usscrt thut the
ailMim e wioi '-n.-censiiry to the in, 1111
li'iun h ol the I'eunnylvan.a Itallroad
iip.inv's dividends In Iho Immediate
future." Mr. lieu (lei lured that "any
general Idea that the I'cnnas Iv anla n
position wan pn strong us not lo Ueod
any additional levi-nue Is not correct
Hi- added that the Pi-nun) Ivautu, had
eartied 4 S4 per cent during the llm-ul
year of HitU.
Ins, UN.-in a Ihe denirubiilly of the
neci-HMity to provide for future traffic
dcmuitdH, Mr. Itia said:
"We also know that it is unwise
and linio-ulile to hunt new facilities
to in tu, il und iiiitm-iliale necessities.
i cew-iirily Dial Involves 11 larsi
expenilit'ire of money ttial only grad
ually beiolua pr.ullli ttv e. We Know
that. JiiilKiiig from our past exper
ii 111 e it 111 11 uiilii-.ua could lie advan
1 .1 u.-i.i ir I v cxpcudi-d on ihe system In
the n.-xt lew yens. We have con
fronting un a piunram of expenditures
which we li.-lievc lo be enseiilial, some
of them mainly lo:- the tu-iietlt of Ihe
public, but all of lliom necessary tu
properly 10 , oiiiuu-il ile the present
.ml future -.111 flic.
"It is onwine as well us unnecce
wirv In commit ouri-clves to any largo
llxid program of expenditures, ex
iei t to s.iy that without assurance of
udcitiate eariiiiiKH they cannot pro
ceed and a 1. anolialile poltlotl ol tits
cont ol the.e tiituri. enlargements and
imiirov eiiieiilH ouMbl ill our Judgment
lo be pi milled fnuii surplus cat 11
Inss." Mr. Ilea's coin lus.oiis, which he
Iiidicalcd iipi'lied cnucrelely to the
Petinn) l aula and Hcner.illy to all
other roiiils, wi-re thine:
"1. The margin of surplus la
steadily iliiiiinti-hing and Iho company
is not receiving any n-turn either oti
the uildlllollal cup. tul invested or for
the value of the s. rvice rendered and
the lacillt.es provided for public use.
"2. II. ill there I ice 11 no surplus In
earlier )eurn, and hud the whole of
llio lioprov eiiii-uis been pa-d f ir mil
of Hie capital, the margin would now
have reached the vanishing point.
"3. If e'lrptus steadily dt-creun.-e.
improvcmcnti., If made at all, will
inoie und in. .1 e need tu bu made out
of new 1 .1 pilal
"4. Hut 11 ihe margin of safety
It--leases, new cup.lal will only be
I ,1 l:u:d W ill Kll-Utl'l ilifllculiy und Oil
(Couilnui-d un I'ajje Two.)
Two Thousand Killed and
Badly Wounded is Result of
Assault on Torreon Thus
SALTILL0 REACH CITY
Brief Message Today Says
that Fighting Still Contin
net Without Change in th
lly lead Wire to ftvrontn lTerabJ.
Chihuahua. Meg., April J a.
m The situation at Torreon la un
changed, according to official her
and the Issue remains undecided.
KM.TII.MI KKAt II TOIUii:OV
Wnshlngton, April t. Federal re
inforcements from Paltlllo have
reached Torreon. according to a tel
egram to the Mexican embassy here
today, front the Mexican conaul at
l-;i Paso. The message adds that
there seemed to he little danger of
the ciiy being taken by Villa. The
11 umber of federal troops Wat. not
HAS LOST 2, (MM)
Mr., <.l.r:i IN DATTI.K
ChihUMhuu. Meg.. March SI., vie,
El Puso, Tex.. April J. The rebel
army In Ihe battle with the Iluerte,
forces ut Torreon hud lost about
I.OOii aulttlera In dead and wounded
tip to today, tu-cordlng to estimate
bused on the number of wounded
leaching here. No estimate of th
fi-di-rul casualties waa obtainable on
this aide, although the rebel! Insist
ed that their firing; had been effect
ive. The Sixth train hearing wounded
from 1 hit front arrived today snd
more tralnlmids were reported ss
hav ing punned J mimes and Santa.
ICosiilia on ihe way northward. Th
fuel that uliout 7011 disabled tid
dlers were navv here gave rise to the
belief thut 11 n eiiiiul number of
wounded ure either nt thn front or
n route, and an estlmute of (DO
ili-ud would make the rebel losses
ul.out Mmu in fighting strength.
Iv. cry train thut cuin.i with wounded
has been sent south with medical
supplies. According to their own
cluiniH, the Villa forces still huve
more ihun 10 t'uil men In the field.
VILLA'S 111 IMIItT AliMITM
I'AILl ltK K ASSAIXT
Juurei. Mix., April 2. General
Villa's report to tleneral Carrutixa
lust night, in which the former
stated that fighting continued at Tor
reon. remained thn only information
on the subject thla morning.
This report said that the federals
wer- putting up n unexpectedly
stubborn defense und that heavy
fighting wus taking pluce In the can
yon del lluurache, one of the strong
est of Ihe federal defense. The
canyon so culled. Is a bualn formed
by three mountains, including t'erro
de la Crux, on the slopes of which
I purl of Torreon Is built.
WHOLE FAMILY LOSE
LIVES WHEN MUD
HOUSE CAVES IN
( lly I'-sM-d Wire to fteemng flerald t
Alva, light., April I John
Klannigiui, hi wife and two
year old child, it waa leurned to
day, lonl their lives In the col
lapse of a dugout on the Flan
ntgan claim, near here, two days
ago. All were died when the
ruins of their crude home wer
dug away by neigh Ours.
HEROISM WINS BRIDE
FOR PUEBLO FIREMAN
(lly Iearn! Wire 10 I Sewing- Herald )
Pueblo. Colo., April 1. When
Fireman John A. Lew la of Truck
No 1 grusped Mrs. Km ma Mill.
a pretty young widow, a she
stood on the window ledge thie
stories above the ground, and
curried lu-r down in safety on
year ugo, he did not realise he
held 111 his arms his futuie wife.
Today, however. Lewia left tor
H.i It laike city, where he will
wed Mrs. Mills as a reward for
former Pension ( oninilneloner IHvad.
Washington, April 1. James l
piuveuport. commissioner of pensions
from lV)i to 1 v 1 3. died at Ins horn
In Went Fulls Church. V of a com
plication of lime uses. II was born
at Hinsdale. N. II , III 145. He WdS
coiini-cied with the bureau of euaiin
for thirty 10 years.