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May steady; July down Vfct. Provl-
Mona: ataady lo Signer.
Noon—Wboat: May atoady: July up
Mo. Corn: May up Me; July up Me.
Oats: May up Me; July up Mo.
Close—wheat: May ataady; July up
%c. Corn: May up Me; July up Me
Onto: May up Me; July up M& Pro *
vlaJona. Firm.
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July... C<\ ITM MM •*" M
May... 41% x46* 40M i4M
July... xb49* 40V% 40M xb4o%
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May. blO 17 10 II 10 61 10 II
May.. 11 27 xll 42 11 27 xsll 27
b-Bld. xs-xb-Bpllt. a-Sold. x-Aakad.
CHICAGO. Mar. 2.—Wheat won wank
today on lowar prices at Liverpool and
had ocarooiy any support In the drat
hour prleaa war* tt# %e nndar loot
weak*# closing figures.
Lowar Liverpool quotations inspired
sailing In corn and futuraa wars frac
tionally lowar than at Saturday's
oloao Trada was vary quiet at the
Oats trad lap was dull. Prlcos wsra
aft a shade oarly In tha day In sym
pathy with tha dealing In other grains,
bat tha market found support nt tho
fractional rlanllna
Provisions were Arm and a trills
hlgbar with tbs buying principally In
pack. b
—Gottis: Receipts, 2.000 head; mar.
kot slow; beat 2.110 to Llee-ib.
at sera, native, $9.7609.26: boat 1.200
to 1.200-lb. steers. native, 99.26#
ATI; beet 1.100 to L209-lb. staara. ac
tive. ft. 2192.40; coarse and plain
weighty steers, native. 97.78 09; fancy
yearlings. baby beef. ll tlfiM: mad*
him to rood. $7.6007.76; beet (Siaads
steers. £sso to 1,410 Iba. 92.2292.10;
boot Canada steers, 1,110 to 1.160 lbs..
57.1098.21; obolco bandy steers. 000
to I.lo# lbs., 97.7i95.15; fair to rood
staara, 1,000 to Lift lb#.. $7.1097.01;
extra read cows. f5.7297.25; beet oows,
H 90.10: batcher cows. s6#6.te:«ut
tors, OA.SS94.TS; trimmers, 2494.21:
vary common old rlma, $293.60; boot
heifers, RJlff.ll; medium butcher
heifers, M. 1697; light butcher heifers.
MJlfiM! stock heifers, 91.7105.21;
best feeding staara, dehorns. $797.21;
fair to rood do. 91.1097; fancy stock
stoers, $1.71# 7; beat etook steers. 20.21
90.10; common llrht stock steers. $1.60
91: extra rood Tulls, 97.219T.10; bo
lorna balls, $4.1097; stock balls, com
mon to Rood, $600; bast mllkara and
springers. $750 90: mediums to rood.
Hors:* * Receipts. l?^o*head; market.
Mow; all erodes, $9.10.
Cheap: Raoeipts, 1,100 koad; market,
stow: lambs, slfl,U: yearlings. I*.M
fiT.ti; wethers, $00.21; awes, $1,109
Calves: slll.lO.
March I.—Hors: Receipts, 40,000: mar
ket slow and steady: mixed and butch
ers, $9,401.70; rood heavy. 15.4099.17;
aotpta, 21.000; market, steady to 10«
higher; beeves, |7.2595.71; cows and
half era. 92.1695. *0; s toe hers and feed
«ra S6.SO#I; Texans. |7#S.lO; calves,
1791976. Sheep: Receipts. 36.000;
market, steady to 10c lower; native,
14.5194.51; western. $4.9691.50; lambs,
94.55G97.f1; western. fi.M9T.9d.
CLCVRLAND, March 2.—Hops: Re
ceipts, 6,609; sc lower; yorkers and
moody to 10c lower. Sheep and lambs:
Raoeipts, 26 cars; 29 top. Calveslßo
eolpta, Odd; top, lit
NEW YORK, Mar. I.—Money on caU:
1% per cant. “Time money: 3*02%
per neat for air months Mercantile
sapor: 4A4h per cent. Bar silver: Lon
don, M 11-llth peace; Now York. 67 %a
Dowsed sterling: $4.96.90 #4. til 5.
TOLEDO. March 2.—Wheat: Cash
Htte; May. sLo2tt: July, 02c. Corn:
Cash. 06Me; May, o»tte; July. MKc.
Oats: Cash, 42c; May. 4s*c; July,
4Ssfca. Rye: dak ditto. Cto
versesd: Cosh. $9.60; March, 99.16;
April. 99.10. Alai ho: Cash. 910.46.
Timothy: Cash, $1.40. Butter, errs and
hay: Unchanged.
Thar# wars no Important pries
eh annas this montior, but receipts of
all kinds of .perishable roods are be
ing bold up oy tho cold weather, and
the general tons of tho market la Arm.
As sdvssoe of perhaps a cant la looked
far Is Ike butter mrket Poultry to
sea res and Arm. The err market Is
unsettled with a wear uadsrteae.
Onions ore 4s bettor AsmsnA than sup*
IfttHw^srf^wt■ bVt >ot>tNl tN
Apples-No. L $690; Ns. 2. 2494.60
SirfM; westers Hi apples, $2.2692.76
rtmSae Good shipptar stock. SLM
°S?LS #r pSSrtdmaq, 79fttc par lk.
dS"~OiBiWiC IiSitJO per 1
lltto per lb „
10911s par lk
—RmaaCrahns f»»w. »a #1616*1
eommen. 12#140 lb. "
uSK-xie*- M *“* * °* a -
Plssss Haddlea—ll9lltto lb.
mfew srssra;
cumbers hothouse, $1.7691 per doc:
lettuce, hothouse. 119 He; hoots, sl9
Hubbard squash, 2e par lb.; radishes
*~**»»~- *—*
Meier—Fancy white, new, 11914 c:
anber, 10911 c lb.: extracted, ?9ic lb.
«Jlgi3 a 3L*l!rCUlfmi£
lots f. o. b. Detroit: No. 1 timothy.
$1191110; standard, $14914.60: No. i
timothy, $12912; No. 1 mixed, $12.609
12; Urht mixed. 912.60914; rye straw.
s9jOs»o; wheat and oat straw, 97 <0
7.60 per ton.
Blefcery Nate—51.6091.76 per bn.
Hides Me 1 cured. 14 He; No. 1
green hides UHe; No. 1 cured hulls
lltto; No. 1 rreen bulla 10c; No. 1
cured vest kip. 17c: No. 1 rreen veal
kip, 14c; No. 1 cured murrain. 12c: No.
1 green murrain. 10c; No. 1 cured calf.
10c; No. 1 rreen calf, lie: No. 1 horse.
14.50, No. i horse. lift; Ns. 1 fallow,
c; No. 2. 6c; No. 2 hides, lc off; No.
t kip and calf, l ttc off: sheepskin as
to amount of wool, 60c051.16.
Lemons—Measlnaa. $2.76 94; Califor
nio. $4 94.60 per boa»
flaws—sl9l.l6 per box.
Oranges—California navels, $2.76 93;
Ftoridas. $2 :692 60 per box.
Galeae—YsUow, $2.2191.60 per sack;
Spanish. $1.76 par crate
Pjtolsti Car lots, track Detroit In
sacks, 02#0ac; ui bulk. StOIOc bu;
New Bermudas, $2.60 bu, $7 bbl.
' Penury Live bans, l?92«c:
•prlnna all stags out, 17tt919c; gesae,
duol| 4- 17 919 c: turkeys. 19 9
tfo ft. Dressed hens. 17*019c; springs,
19#19tte; geese.,l69l7c; ducks. I*9
19c; turkeys, fs92lc.
Flaaspoiee j IliDSt per crate.
HabbUd—f2.fi92.To per des.
i.jry?,rg‘u. dr ’* 4
‘Mow—Na 1. do; No. L $He lk.
Juna $1.30; siftod oarly Jen* sl-4$
*"pSod Jobbing prices In 100-th.
sacks, bran 127.60; costs* middliaga.
$27 60; One middlings. $29; coarea eora
meal. $29; cracked eora. 91*; eora amd
o VtSne P * jVbbtna *prlcee: Boot Michi
gan patent 96.20; eeconu patent ft;
straight 94.76; pure rye. sf4t;a»rlnA
patent $6.10 per bbl. In paper aaelu.
Iftardwaso— Nails. $1.96 case; anneal
ed wire. sl.lO case; painted barbed
wira 2 point $2.40; galvanised sheets,
24 gauge. $6; 20 gauge. $1.10; gangs,
sl.te. 21 gauge. $140; 30 gauge, $1.40;
single bit bron/ed axes, $7.76 per doa;
black sheet steeL 22 and 14 gauge.
$2.30, 24 gauge. $2.26. 27 gauge. $3.49;
21 gauge, $2.46. carrisse bolts, sssall.
76. 10 and I per cent off Hat; large, 70
and It off: machine bolts, small, 60
par ooat off Hat; large. 70. 10 and 6
off Hat
Pvevls6ene Mess pork. SS2: family,
$22926: claar backs. $1*921; hams.
llttOUttc; briskets. Ittt9l4c; pienlo
haras 13 4 013 c; bacon. 1*491740;
ford la tierces. 114 c; ksttic rendered.
12tt« par lb.
Iff —Corrected dally by W H.
Edgar A Bone; Crystal dominoes 2-lb..
$7.21; do. 6-lb.. 67.30: Eagle tablets
$6.00; cutloaf. $6.40. cubes $4.46;
XXXX powdered. 94.96; standard pow
dered, $4.69; granulated, extra coarse,
$4.60; granulated, Ana. in bulk, $4.40;
granulated. 26-lb. cottons $4.45; cry
stal domino, gran.. 2-lb. and l-lb. car
tons In conns $4.70; crystal domino,
gran. HF cases, 34.80; diamond A.
$4.10; confectioners* A. $4.36; No. 4.
94.39; No. 6, $4.36; No. 0, 64.20; No. 7.
$4.16: No. I. $4.10; No. 0. $4.06; Ns 10.
$4; No. 11. $1.96; No. It. $3.10; Ns IS.
$2.16; Ns 14. $1.26; No. It. $2.66; non
ce king mixture. $6.76: beet granulated.
$4.20 per 100 lbs.; household powd.. l's
41 to cans $3.10 per coos
•attee—Creamery, extras. 30c: Arsis,
26c; dairy, 21c; packing stock, ltc per
Itopa—Firsts, cases Included, 27c
per dux. Receipts, 424 esses.
NEW YORK. March 2.—-Flour: Dull
and unchanged. Fork: Quiet; mesa.
J 23923.60. Lord, dull; middle west spot,
10.4i>910.60. .Sugar: Raw, steady;
centrifugal, 91 lest. $3.39; muscovado,
99 teat. 92.99; retined. quiet; cut loaf,
$6.06; crushed. $4.96; powdered. $4,169
4.26; granulated, $494.16. Coffee: Rio
Ns 7 on spot, *ttc- Tallow: Dull;
city, the: country, 69*%c; special.
Ttto- Hay: Ataady; prime, $1.02tt9
1.06; No. 3, 76 9 66c; clover, 69996s
Dressed poultry: Dull; turkeys 169
26c; chickens. 14927 c; fowls 12919 c;
ducks 12919 c. Live poultry: Dull;
Sees*. 14c; ducks lie; fowls lie; tur
eys l*c; roosters HHc; chickens
Its Cheese: Firm; state milk, com
mon to specials 14tt913ttc; skims,
common to special, 6914ttc; full skims
ltt96s Butter: Dull; receipts, 4,101;
creamery extrs 21 tt 922 c; state dairy,
tubs 20921 c; Imitation creamery Arsts
21 tt 922 Vic. Eggs: Quiet; receipts
7.920; nearby white fancy, 20H932c;
nearby mixed fancy, 23931 ttc; fresh
Arsts 29ttO»lttc.
CHICAGO, Mar. 2.—Butter: Extras
20c: Arsts dairy extras
27029 c; Arsts 94925ttc. Eggs: Or
dinary. 29c; Arsts 27c. Cheese: Farms.
17ttc; young Americas, lltto. Live
Kultry: Fowls 1991fttc; ducks 169
0; geese, 14c; springs. I*tt9l7c;
turkeys, 17c. Potatoes: Michigan. 00
9*6c; Wisconsin. 90 906 c; Minnesota,
NEW YORK, Mar. 3.—The metal ex
change closed dull. Spot copper of
fered at $12.60914.26. Lead: $1969
“Padvrawakt, the great pianist, who
•pant Sunday in Chicago and will
play. Monday evening, in Ann Arbor,
before ooating to Detroit, Tuesday, to
give a recital in the evening. In the
nraory, haa wired trom Chicago that
he has changed hie mind about the
numbers for the Detroit program and
inatend of the previously announced
list, he will ploy the Boch-Liast fan
tasia and fugue In O minor; Bee
thoven*! sonata in C sharp minor;
Schumann’s fantasia in C major; three
etudes, nocturne, two masurkas and a
eeberso by Chopin; Rubinstein’s bar
carolle and a Lisst rhapeodie. This
program la longer and more varied
than Paderewski's first choice, and
should give loval admirers of the great
Polish artist a splendid opportunity to
study tho points about Paterewski’a
playing for which he It famous.
The Paderewski recital was to
opened the Philharmonic course, Oct
21, but owing to the illness of the
artist It was canceled. Local Man
ager James E. Devoe draws attention
to the fact that subscribers to the
course must uee the original Pader
ewski recital tickets for .the concert
Tuesday evening. The sale of seats
to non-aubacribera to the course la
open hi Orinnell'a.
“Ton can’t depend on a hop head,**
■aid Deputy Sheriff Otto Klanoeky,
Monday, as ha gased sadly out the
window and fingered a biasing mass
he wore In hie tie.
“Such as how?” inquired Chief Dep
uty Smith.
M Saturday, I took a man to lonia
for treatment for the drug habit,”
sighed the deputy. ”On the way, he
told me about his diamonds, and
ahawod me this pin. lam no jeweler,
hut it looked real to me and when
he offered to sell It for $2, I took it
It for him until he got out, as he
might lose it up there.”
“Well?” said Smith. .
“Well, nothing. 1 took It into a
jeweler's this morning, and he said it
was worth about 10 or 16 cents, when
new. There I was trying to do the
poor man a favor, and he turns round
”1 always liked 10-cent cigars.” said
Smith, anent nothing In particular.
But the deputy bought, just the same.
Mayor Marx is studying the meta
oda of the Mexican revolutionists, to
get a few campaign pointers for next
fail, when a local political rebellion
threatens to break out.
Secretary Fitzgerald received the
following postcard from Ciudad Jua
rex, Met., Monday morning: ’’This
is some place, but we are enjoying
the sights. Tho mayor of E! Paso is
showing us around. (Signed) Bob
and Oscar.”
On the reverso side Is shown a Mex
ican troop train nurrylng to the field
of battle.
Commissioner Fenkel) enterviewed
a number of the estimators in th«
city hall, Monday morning, as to
whether they favored Incineration or
reduction aa the beet means for ths
disposal of garbage. Several of ths
estimators told him they were in
j favor of a reduction plant, while
other confessed to him that they
I wart not familiar with ths subject
of garbage disposal, but were will
tag to abide by hie decision. The
commissioner is sure that the esti
mators will support hie supplemental
estimate for the erection of a reduc
tion plant.
Cauaii Choke, After Unanimous
Selection, Hands Out List
of Committees
Opponents Get Fair Shake in
Appointments—Board to Get
Marx's Views
Bdwin C. Bolton, estimator at large,
caucus choice, was formally elected
president of the 1914 Board of Ke
timates in the organisation meeting,
in the common council chamber, Mon
day morning. His name was placed
In nomination by Estimator Edward
T. Nichols and hie selection was unan
Bolton made a typical speech of
acceptance, not forgetting to mention
the important part the machine mem
bers of the board played in the defeat
of tho proposed new charter.
“That Board of Estimates is one of
the most important bodies in the city
government,” he sold.
“The main factor in the defeat of
the proposed new charter was the
attack on the hoard. The vote on
the charter reflected the confidence tho
votors have in our board and their
appreciation of the good work we do
each year in keeping down the tax
“The eyes of the people are center
ed on us thla year more than ever
because of the publicity given ui by
those who attempted to attack tha
ooard. Let us do what is right; let
us cut the budget Judiciously and ever
work to keep the tax rate reasonably
low. I want you fellows to follow
the common council committees when
they take up the budget and get
thoroughly acquainted with every item
in it”
Bolton apologised for not having
prepared a written address, but prom
ised to make another speech when
the board convenes in April to begin
work on the budget.
Estimators Nichols and Frank D.
Andrus were appointed by retiring
president, Arthur E. Gordon, to escort
Bolton to the president’s seat.
After the formal business attending
the organisation of the board was dis
posed of. a resolution woe adopted
inviting Mayor Marx to appear before
the board In tho first regular meet
ing and outline his Mans on the hau
ling of the 120.000,000 budget.
Real interest in the meeting cen
tered in the selection of a messenger.
The taro candidates. Martin Cohn and
Hyman Cohen, wore both present and
pulled wire* like real politicians. Mar
tin. who served the board two years
ago, was selected, the vote being 18
to 12 in hie favor. The little fellow
mounted the rostrum and mode an
“acceptance” speech. He sold: ”1 will
try and be as good an 1 was two
years ago. 1 don’t want no enemies on
3« board. Thanking you one aad
I for appointing me.”
Bolton did not attempt to follow
Council President Dlngemsn’s exam
ple and “dump” all those who op
posed him in the fight for the presi
dency. He loaded the general road
fund, police fund and fire fund com
mittees with his friends, but gave the
members of the opposition a “fair
shake” on the other committees. Es
timator Muir, who helped make pos
sible BoKon’s election by pledging him
self to two candidates and finally vot
ing for Bolton, drew the chairman
ship of the Important committee on
the police fund
The committee appointments fol
Oeneral fund and recorder’s fund —
Gordon, Nichols, Pudrlo, Chandler,
Wright. Clark. Crait.
Public lighting. Interest fund, De
troit City oinking fund and sinking
fund, annexed districts Robinson.
Cranahaw, Tapert, C. M. Schafer,
Phister, Backus, Strong.
General road fund and grade sep
aration fund —Cranahaw, Klebba, Broa
ofske, Romanski, Tapert Wribht, Phis
Repaving fund —Purdle. Andrus, Par
rish. Beach, Lloyd, Boumgarth, J.
Street opening fund, water commis
sion fund and sanitation fund—Ber
man, Robinson. Wright. Pereira, Craig,
McOrsw. Muir.
Fire commission and lire depart
meet retired aad peaelon ftmd—W»
brock, Anklam, Klebba, Purdie, Tap
ert Rose, Drexellue.
Board of' education and library
fund—Nichols. Gordon, Redden. Par
rish. Candler, Carpenter, Clark.
Police fund, police penetda fond and
superannuated fund —Muir, WUbreck,
Nichols. Robinson, Psretra, Berman,
Public health fund and poor com
mission fund —Pereira, Wendt Ber
man, McGraw, Redden, C- M. Schafer,
Parka and boulevards fund and
Belle Isle bridge fund—Lloyd, Beach.
Schuchard. Kramer. Redden, Wohrock.
Public* Hi tiding fund, deportment of
public works general fund mod public
entertainment fund —Kramer, C. M.
Sehsfer, Schuchard, Anklam, Andrus,
Snyder, Sldebottom.
Public sewer fund and market fund
—Parrish, Anklam, Broeofske, Schuch
ard, Romsnskl, Cowan, Miller.
Itostlswi Frees Fane Owe)
the docket, and If the attorneys are
not there to give sufficient reasons
why the rates should not be beard
in this term, they will be board; and
[ if no one appears at the hearing, they
' will be stricken from the docket for>
i ever.
Hitherto, ft has been the practice
to let a case go over, If no one ap
peared. Hereafter, the case will be
considered ended.
The new rules will dispose of case*
that have languished on the‘books for
years. The oldest case dates hack
to Aug. 11, l$S7. when Alfred, Wil
liam and Edward Ellis began suit
against Horace H. Farley, to dis
charge a debt of SI,OOO. This was In
the old days of Imprison meat fbr debt
—nearly 77 years ago—tha year la
which Michigan was admitted lo the
union. I. M. Howard, dead thin half'
century, wan attorney for the pliln- .
i'tt. Thn crampod wrltlaf oa tho yel- ’
lowing pagn of tho oourt file han fad
ed until it in quitfe dlfllcult to road,
Tbo laat on try la tho cano wan *««do
Not. 6, 1138, whon ft waa "con*,
tlnurd.” Undor Judge Tuttle's rtUo.i I
It will bo stricken from tllo, a»ong,
with hundrtdo of other canon. |
The pannage of a number of now
lawn in recent yearn han made tho
work or the dlatrict oourt exception*
ally heavy. There have been white
slave lawn, railroad lawn and admir
alty laws that have added materially
to the number of canon brought before
the court. Judge Tuttle found that
drastic action wan Imperative, to pre
vent the court from being snowed ;
under. I
The rules adopted are an follows:
All law canes which have been at
issue for one year, or in which no
advancement has been made In the
pleadings for a period of one year,
shall be placed upon the term dock
et by the clerk, whether noticed by
the parties or not.
The term docket shall be called at
the opening of court on the 11 ret day
of the term, or at some adjourned date.
All' motions to strike casee from
the trial docket or to add caaea to the
trial docket shall be made at the time
of the call of the docket. Buch mo.
tlons shall be In writing, duly veri
All motions for continuance must
be in writing duly verified, and made
on the first day of the term, except
for reasons arising subsequent to the
first day of th term. Motions for
continuance for reasons arising subse
quent to the first day of the term
must be made immediately after such
reasons tor continuance arise.
No eases will be continued by stipu
lation, and only for good cause shown.
All cases placed upon the trial dock
et which are not at laaue at the time
of the call of the docket shall be
dismissed for want of prosecution.
Any case not announced ns ready
for trial by either of the parties, on
the call of the docket, and In which
no good cause Is shown for continu
ing the case over the term, or striking
it from the docket, shell be dismissed
for want of prosecution. A notice
of trial for the term will he con
strued by the coart se an announce
ment that the case is ready, unless
good cause hi shown for continuance
or striking the case from the docket.
Cases will be tried in the order in
which they appear upon the term
docket, except when otherwise order
ed by the court:
The clerk will keep upon the call at
all times daring th# term, three cases
la addition to the one on trial, and
the attorneys of record will be noti
fied In writing, by mall, when their
esses are placed upon the call. No
other notice will be given to any othe
person or at any other time,
In response to inquiries made of the
clerk. The call of the cases Is en
tirely in the hands of the clerk, and
will not be considered by the court
at chambers, and only on motion made
In open court
If when the case Is called for trial'
the plaintiff roes not appear and no
affirmative relief has been asked by <
the defendant the case will be din
missed for want of prosecution. In
all other canes, the trial shall pro !
peed when the case has been called.
All depositions shall be taken and
filed in the case before the first day
of the term, except Where the neces
sity for taking the depeeltlon arises
after the first day of the term, and
then only oa leave obtained from the
court on special motion in writing duly
“In spite of the fact that the docket
has not yet been printed, we shall
rtart trying jury esses, Tuesday." said
Judge Tuttle. "Attorneys will have
two weeks In which to make reedy
to comply with the new rules. The
grand Jury will also be on hand, Tues
day. and I shall deliver the charge j
to it."
• The list of persons drawn to serve
as grand jurors for the March term
of the federal court, follows: J.
Buckley. No. 33 Orummond-ave., De
troit; D. B. DeLand Cady, Cold-j
water; Barney Diehl, Mt. Clemens;!
Phil Elohorn, Port Huron; Justin'
Osle, Ypsilsutl; George Hanford,|
Tecumseh; E. J. Hemingway, Had
ley; Fred Holmes, Quincy; Frank A.!
Noah,. No. 236 Mullet-st., Detroit;
Alexander E. Richards, No. 238 Qris
wold-st., Detroit; Michael William*.
Ann Arbor; James 8. Butler, Oxford;
Eugene B. Chase, Port Huron; James
Pullen, Belleville; Louis F. Weiss,
No. 1424 Fourteenths., Detroit;
Homer Willis, Csrsouvllle; P. J.
Bayer, No. 421 St. Aubtn-ave., De
troit; Chas. H. Breault, No. 2191
Weat Grand-blvd., Detroit; Patrick
Connelly, No. 953 Slxteenth-st., De
troit; John E. Dillon, No. 6$ Jones
it., Detroit; James H. Drennan, No.
133 Harmon-ave., Detroit; Alfred W.
James, No. 39 Canfleld-avs. east, De
troit. ,
(OMtlavH fraa Fact Oa«). I
New Jersey cities were In darkness’
Inst night. Owing to tbs danger due
to falling wires all electric power In
the cities was shat off.
Bo great was the danger of disas
trous fires In New York that 600 fire
men were detailed today to patrol the
streets and watch for even the slight
ost blase. The busiest streets were
all but deserted. The storm started
yesterday with a henry, wet snow.
This was followed by rain, turning
the snow to a slush which frose. Then
followed hall, rain and more snow,
the entire mass freeslng and putting
a stop to traffic of any kind.
Street Commissioner Featherstone
expected to hare thousands at work
on the streets again today clearing;
away the snow. They reported for
work, but gave way before the force
of the terrific storm.
The driring snow fairly brought
blood as It was drleen Into the faces
of the men by the gale.
“The men simply wouldn’t stay out
in the weather.** saM Featherstone,
“and contractors refused to send out
their teams.”
The coal and milk situation In New
York. Is now acute. Not In years have
soul dealers faced such demands for
fuel while being absolutely unable t»
fill orders. Big apartment houses
which have been threatened with a
fuel famine for this past two weeks
today faced a complete lack of coal
aa delivery was Uapsnslble. No milk
was received in the city today.
Most of New York went to business
on the subway. Surface cars stood os
their tracks, snowed in by great drifts
Elevated trains were running, but
with Irregularity. Brooklyn wae com
pletely snowbound.
SCRANTON, Pa., March 2.—Two
thousand persons were marooned by
the storm Ik the Billy Sunday teher
nacls at 8 a. as. today, two were d—
and several to a serious eoadltioo as e
result of an attempt to moke their Why
a mile to the oenter of the city daring
the night.
C. D. Wheeled, 48, Cleveland oaady
salsamaa, and Martin Bastes, of Scran
toe. perished to the storm.
Sunday opened n seven weeks’ cam
paign here laat night At ft p. m. vm
persons assembled In the tabernacle,
which is located in the more or lean
isolated Green Ridge section. At 7:80
the worn bUsanrd In history hod tied
up traffic and rendered foot travel al
most impossible. When the meeting
concluded hundreds set oat la the
storm, while two-thirds of the congre
gation remained in the tabernacle
rather than face it. Food end coffee
from nearby restaurants were served
tho marooned multitude at midnight,
and again at •a. m. today. Snow has
drifted high about the building and e
howling galo still prevailed at that
Wheelock waa among the few who
tried to reach their home# or hotel*
daring the night He plodded through
the enow and wind and finally fell,
ovescoaaa. He waa carried Into a res
taurant and died. Basiss, the other
victim, attempted to make hla way to
North Scranton and perished 10 blocks
from the tabernacle.
Ten Inehee In Wllkesbarre.
WILKES BAR RE, Pa.. March I.—
Ten inches of snow has fallen here
since last night. Steam and electric
roads are completely tied up.
Pennsylvania Trains Stopped.
ALTOONA. Pa., March 2.—For the
first time in its history the Penns rail
road at 9 o’clock this morning issued
orders suspending nil traffic east and
weat at Altoor-a. Because of the
storm all through passenger trains ar
riving here are being sidetracked and
freight trains stored to be held nntll
the storm abates and the llnss can be
opened. The company is preparing to
send several thousand shop men to
help dig out the Now York division.
Fire Fanned by Gale.
PITTSBURGH. Pa., March 2.— Two
children, one an Infant, were burned
to death today when fire destroyed toe
residence of Mrs. Anna Hike and sev
eral adjoining structures. High winds
caused the flames to spread rapidly.
Warmer in Chicago.
CHICAGO, March 2.—A warm south
mind today drove the near-sero tern
peratured that marked the entrance
of March and after dropping early to
day to six above sero, the mercury
began a steady climb.
A windstorm early today did heavy
property damage at St. oLuls. sweep
ing down s section of fence at the Fed
eral ball park. Northern Indiana cities
reported bllxsards, but otherwise the
middle west was out of the sone of
the storm that swept the east.
PITTSBURGH. Pa.. March 2.—Very
light aaow fall, a howling gale and
'new low temperature for March 1 and
!2, marked the advent of the lion la
j Western Pennsylvania. All tempera
ture records tor Pittsburgh were
1 smashed when the mercury went
I down to eight above, dropping sud
denly yesterday afternoon,
i The gale and bitter cold were held
, responsible today for three fires
which raged simultaneously in spite
of the best efforts of the city's fight
ing ferce, causing total loss of |lTB*
000 and the injury of five firemen.
I ' CLEVELAND. 0., March 2.—Trains
from on* to four hours late, wire
traffic seriously hampered, city traf
fic crippled, many hurt In accidents
and much suffering among poor
, summed up Cleveland's storm situa
tion today. A howling gale with
snow for 24 hours along iAke Erie
| ceased early today. Telegraph com
panies were completely cut off from
eastern points, including New York.
iThey accepted messages for western
j points only.
Boston Suffer*,
J BOBTON, March 2. —Train service,
) particularly on lines to the west, was
| more demoralised today than at any
time this winter, ns s result of the
I snow, rain and wind storm. Shipping
also suffered. Several New England
'cities faced flood dangers today,
i Reports from along the const today
I showed bnt one deqth ns n result of
ithe storm. The schooner Jacob 8.
j Winslow, four-matter, Providence
bound. was wrecked off Black Rocks,
;R. 1. The crew of eight was rescued
by but William Hannibal,
an engineer, perished.
Abel Melville, who recently appealed
from a fine of 810 Imposed on him
In police court after he had ran down
and Injured n woman while he waa
under lhe.lafluencc.flL liquor in an
an unto, lost his appeal Monday,
when Judge Connolly sent him to the
workhouse for 80 days without the
alternative of a fine. The woman was
seriously hart, and Is still In 8L
I Mary'* hospital. Melville thought the
810 fine was exhobltaat
The Large Capital, Sur
plus and Undivided Profits
Over $4,500,000.00
make this Bank a desirable
one for the transaction of
all your banking business.
Savings and Commsrcial
In each of our EIGHT/Dffices. /
• , ■ S. ..
City's Export it Onto Begins
Work of Checking torn
posy's Fifsros
Th* first Installment of tho tel**
phone company's Inventory wan
transmitted to Charlee L. Snhm, the
city's expert, Monday morn la#. It
covered the company physical prop
erty la the Cedar and Walnut ex- .
changes. After makiag a prelimi
nary examination of the inventory*
Mr. Snhm stated that tt had the ap
pearance of being very, complete ee
to detail. He Immediately started
to work on the Inventory, making an
inspection of the Walnut exchange
first. i
"I will simply check off the num
ber of the Items ns they appear in/
the company's Inventory," said Mr.
Zahm. "The work of fixing values
will come later. The beet I can do In'
to Inspect the exchangee and satisfy
myself that everything called for In
the Inventory Is la the exchangee.
This will not he a difficult Job, hot
some of my figures will have to be
estimated unless the city wants me,
to spend several yean oa the work.**
Tbs company's Inventory aheeU
provide spaces for Inserting the ap-,
praisal figures After each Item la the
general classification. The appraisal
figures will go under the following
heeds: Unit cost,. Item (number of
iroperty referred to In the luvea
ory) reproduction cost new, salvage
value, per cent condition and pres
ent value.
Mr. Zahm said he understood that
he company employed 20 men for
sight months preparing the Inven
tory and appraisal figures.
"It does not follow that I will do
the work of 20 men in verifying the
Iftures In the company Inventory."
explained Mr. Zahm. "I will be able*
.o take some of the company’s fib
res for granted and others follow
a definite formula ao that 1 will aim
ply have tq count ao many wires,
multiply by such-and-such a figure
io get an approximate result that
111 be very close to the company's
gures, providing they are correct,
jxpect to have the rest of tho in
entory in a few days."
Charles Chudy and Frank Rakussy
were arraigned before United States
Commissioner Hurd, Monday morning,
on n charge of making counterfeit
flve-dollar gold-pieces, silver dollars
and quarters, and with having coun
terfeiting paraphernalia la their pos
session. They naked for a hearing
and the date waa set for March 16,
! bail being fixed at SI,OOO each.
Rakussy, whom the federal officers
believe to bo the leader of a gang of
counterfeiters, made a rambling state
ment and attempted to explain that
he and Chudy made several pieces or
counterfeit money "Just for fun."
Secret Service Agent Albert &
Preuster declared that tho counter
feiting apparatus found In Rakaxsy'b
home In Hamtramck, la the crudest
that be has ever seen. At that, the
alleged counterfeiters seemed to have
perfected a novel method of dipping
the spurious coins, and Agent Proa*
ter admitted that If the men had had
time and money to perfect their
scheme, they would have been able .
to make counterfeit money that would
have been hard to deteoL .
The arrest of Chudy and Rakussy
followed a story told by Mrs. Chody
in Judge Lacy's court whon she ap
piled for a non-support warrant for
her husband.
Alexander Wallace, the amateur
baseball player, arrested oa a charge
of forglag two government money or
ders for 8100 apiece, waived exam
ination and Commissioner Hurd held
him to the grand Jury under a SI,OOO
HaiMM.iaw rvMlae. No fuse and
no feathers The plain, neat kind Chat
looks right. Tlaeeo wUUm Co* is
lohn Ph*as Main 14H.
Stockholders' Meeting of the "Delray
Connecting R. ft. Co.** Slodoe Is hereby
given that th# annual meeting of the
stockholders of the Delray Consenting
Railroad Co- for (he plestioa of direst
ore and tbo transaction of sueh other
business as may oome before the an
nual meeting, will be hem at the offlee
I*l4. at 1 p m. By order of the direct
ors of the company (Signed) J. u ,
wx Annex nrx puxcxask or
Commonwealth tower, 1 Bailway 4k
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