AMERICANS HELD IIP BY HA FOR MONEY TO CARRY ON WAR
Evening World Wins Fight for Cheaper Taxicabs
W VMIKII I nsrttled Tn-Mahl and Saturday.
Hl:tlHKII-lnPIIIH ln-Mahl and s.tard.y.
I EDITION I
PRICE ONE CENT.
i iini i nn nT nrn mm i
nibn mm mum l
FIXING TAXI RATES IS LEGAL;
PRIVATE STANDS ABOLISHED
The Appellate Court Sustains Justice
Seabury's Decision, Ends Hotel
Stand Tribute and Gives
The Evening World'l fight for
tion of the private hack stand privileges
unc Willi t.i-.liv w lir-n Ittt Aiwltote
handed down a practically unanimous opinion sustaining in toto the deci
sion of Justice Samuel Seabury that the ordinance passed by the Board of
Aldermen was legal and valid.
i il. MdnlUd ,.f p,i 1,,'lnir vl'ifi
111 lite IIMUd u, ituuus . w a ..... ou..., ...v
Division was unanimous with the exception of Justice Scott, who wrote
a dissenting opinion. In the matter of abolishng prvate hack stands,
Presiding Justice ingraham and Justice Scott wrote dissenting opinions.
All the other Justices concurred in the remarkably lucid decision handed
down bv Jusii-e Seabi ry, who declared the ordinance for which .The ,
u .. .
evening WOrlO lOUgni so iumj mi icmiii ui mature uciiucuiuuti,
careful investigation and was warranted in all its premises.
Under this decision the tax'.cao trusts
and the hotel may tPPl the Court
pa Jipi'r ii". uut . -1
. .1. ..... it v iKe V
other i entraining order will be per
niltted them. The Mayors Ilureau of
Licenses, under to-day's sweeping vic
tory, Is empowered Immediately to begin
tlM enforcement of the ordinance and
to compel the Immediate llceniltif ot i
every taxi lb driver :n New Voik.
REDUCES RATE AND ABOLISHES
The tax 1 1 kb ordinance, upheld by Jus
tice Beabur) and Iha Appellate Division,
n demanded i Tho Bvonlni World
utter a thorough Investigation ol the
situation. Under its provisions, taalcab
ilea were reduced to iti osms iui
it "drop" "f the Bag- one nail mile
nd to SO cents a mile. With a gfsdU-
ly Increasing i .la for three or more
people. The ton . rate, as maintained
by tho Taalcab Trust, called for N
c.-nta lor lbs first ball milt) or M cents,
Tin ordlnanct also abolished the ne
farious private hackstand privilege, by I
h.u the Taxicab Trust through the
payments ol huge sums to hotel, Clubs,
and restaurants, were able to procure a :
eomplsts monopoly of the city's streets
and drive Independent laxleab owners
By means ,.f Hi. private hackstand
privileges only truat oaba were permit
ted to pick up puasengert l" front jgt
botela ind rostauranta, For this prr?l
i.ge the Taxicab Trusts pall Immense
sum tu lh hotel and rt stuui .mis. In j
some case as much a VMM t year.
The court examlnatl th iks of,
the Taxicab Trual howd that half
niiiiioii dollar a year was being paui
by the trut to procure thl Illegal mon
opoly on the city' street. Thl lui"-;e
,1111, of course, cajn I row me poc
,: f th. riding public by means ot
Illegally Increaai I rates.
JUSTICE SAID PRIVATE STANDS
Under th decision ol J U tics Heabury.
sustained to-day, these moiiopollttit
sturi of the city's street ale de-
luie.l IIU--:. . and ui.l.-;.. in inn lax. cos
IV ,j - it. .--, ui elteoiual in. ans ot
lagging li i IHgl monopoly.
ha i.i .in in. . siistumon in-uny wat
naased bj Hie Board ol Aldermen oily
alter T;i.- A "Ms expos of Ihu ulll-
inst existing between certain Alderman
and tlw i'1"'. Taxicab Company, the
iContln ed on Ninth Page.)
Await Word to Act
UVhlli j fleet ot Amtrican DsttltllllpS I
a.cait ord.-.s Ifom Utiwle sun iu enlurce1
I'eice in MrtiCOi
rilULSANOi UF WUKLLi h BAD
tHs Wilt) HAVE POSITIONS,
SIKVlCLs, HOMES, INhii
MENTS, BARGAINS, K)"ND
ARTICLES, ETC., TO OFFER,
AWAIT WORD THROUQH
WORLD ads ro HIRB, work,
Hr'NT, INVEST BUY, SltLL,
ETC. ON A MUTUAL BENtFIT
Therefore, for srvvdy ictlotl Jn3 proIt,
NEXT SUNDAY'S .WORLD!
t'oorrlsht. 11(1.1. br
. (Thl Now
reduced taxicab rates and for the aboli
granted to the taxicab monopolies
Division of the Supreme Court
rnt,c r fi.r cum th ArmMlTtf
WHAT YOU WILL PAY
FOR RIDE IN TAXICAB
UNDER NEW LAW.
Tim former taxicab rates called
for 30 cents for the llrat balf-mile
for anv number of paasi-ngers, with
I rate of V cents a mile.
The new late, effective under the
court decision t .-.lay, is as follows:
Kin- motor vehicle (except for slsht-
Pof not mora than 'n persons:
l or the first half mile or
fraction thereof y) eent
For joh suoceedlng one
quxrter milt It eenti
rhe rale, therefore, for one
mile. Is on cents
POH TrUlBU ou nu n PAiMBX
l-'or the flrat half-mile or
fraction thereof 40 .-,.nts
for each luoeeedlnt onslxtb
of a mile or fra tion jo rent-.
pint HORBK-DHAAVM VBHI
for each half-mile or frac
tion thereof bo cents
i.'.ir taoh suoceedlng half.
mil.- or fraotlon Ihereof... X cents
POIi COACH I IS:
l-'.ir th.- first mile or frac
tion thereof 7 vents
For each succeeding half
mile or fraction thereof . 3D cents
Calculate waiting time nt 10 cent!
'or each four m. notes.
HURT IN GAR CRASH
Collision at Crossing in Brooklyn
Also Splinters Many
A St .Imhn's place car of thn B. R, T
of the new centre door heavy type
smashed Into the rear pl.ttform ot a Sl-
leenth avenue ear at Atlantic .mil Van-
derbllt avenues. Brooklyn, early to-day
Both CXr w.-re heavily loaded Th
heavy ear was crossing Vxii lerblli ava. '
nu and oould ii t b.- itoppod by Motor-
m m John ngany in time I avoid an
ibllqU OOlllslon wit h the lighter cur. i
The n-iir platform of tin. sixteenth1
avenue oar was de-no. ished. im,, pa.-,
senger, John Bldrldge .,r $a w.i Vaader-
i!t aven. i... was taken to the Rwadlati
Hntpltal with a broken am. Tv oth-
.rs, Nathan I'ohi-n of No. is; Sixteenth '
nvenu ami Edward Murray of xu. m
Sixteenth tvenot, had th ruu anJi
brulae ainiut the head ami t.jiy patched
tip by the ambulance surgeon ami wen.'
abl t" go to tihelr homes.
Rum of the Window of the St. .Iohn'81
pla.-e car were broken, but nunc of Uie
, uwei ttr Injured.
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Ualiosti, ut.siUisr. stlidtr i k.iJss
K4lm. A.'. Lui .. lit N V Mil,
FOR RACING SEE PAQI 22.
" Circulation Books Open to All."
Th. Press faMlshlng
BLISS JOR TWO
Breakfast in He J and Highballs
Not to Quaint Husband's
LIVED IN WALK-UP FLAT.
She Thinks That Dreadful, and
She Used to Elevators!
In Divorce Court Now.
Winsome (Iraee rhilllps celebrated
her twcnty-tlrst birthday on Oct 30,
Which alao was the anniversary of her
wadding, which took place two years
ago. lnil I, she wan u young bride.
I but for accomplishments In the art of
laving . wife-s iife according to th
moat modern dlctatea, her husband,
Andrew, aaya she Is a prl-; winner.
Some of her modern rules for a
nappy wire' existent, according to
h'r BU,bnd, anJ "rhloh say, she
didn't hastate to carrv uut. war:
Eat breakfast in bed.
If yov can't eat It In bed get up and
eat In your robes de nult.
Never go near the stove or the
Head novels In bed all day.
Hrlnk four or five highballs In quick
sui-i'easion m the morning.
When ther arc no books to read
spend the spars time primping,
(if course Andrew wouldn't say all
I Hose thiiik'H precisely about M pretty
'.rib. althouKh Bile lias aued him for a
Separation and he In reply sues her for
i H divorce, mentioning all his Utile ob-
) J action to her end adding t r: itt before
she WaS wadded to Mm she was too
friendly with one Harold O, lluyden of
! No. 'Jim We-t One Hundred and Forty
An. I the Unit Indent ettt of all, she
i answers, was he- huaban I' .'mute that
she ilrnnk liquor to fis. w hen all her
1 friends and her husband's friends knew
'that she dMn'l drink at '11 And to
prove ahe doegn't, she aaya that she took
i the plidne before she married and only
,roke It once, and that VII when ahe
took a drink with her liusband at their
Mrs. Phillip strenuously objects to
i some of the antl-niodorn ideas her hus
band has. u, for Instance, when he
I told her to g.-t a ObMP walk-up apart
I ment on West one Hundred and Pifty-
I fourth street and ahe hud been ac-
i customed to t.tVatOf. After aim hud
j nioved In he walked out and never
am back except ..nee. .tith he explains
J this return trip by saying:
received a phone call that my
vef was dying."
Andre B PftttJT well off, the wife
says, and sp.oide the summer In his
little motor boat .MimeoKu, which he
quarters at the Cobweb Yacht oiub at
the font of One Hundred and Kifty. third
strevt, Hudson Itiver.
In aplte of the husband' objections
Supreme Court Justice C 00111 to-day
ordered Andrew to pay his wife tSi u
week alimony and to aettle with her
NO CONGRESS ADJOURNMENT.
Bairn lonalM w in Merge w in, the
Hrllllar on lire. I.
WAXHIMaTON. He,-. 21 -The
Democratic. Steering Committee to-daj
decided that th sgtr session of t'on-
grss will not adjourn, but the praatnl
aeasion will run into the regular session
beginning Doe l 'fin gteering Oommlt.
ti .lis" 'I'1 "I' d that a I i.onooratlc cur-
renoy cauoU will not be held Immediate-
ly and that the general ourrenoy debate
sli ill open in tne nwnate next .Monday.
The Hu in loader win stand by t
S nate pi'.iir..m:ne. I bin means lb i i
thai there .-an - no i . . hu n t , i-en
.viiiHtriK tively -and no fight over the
muoh i It qusetion of mileage. This
was aK-.-.-i upon lonlay by the leader
""' tnltttlon ol a problem tiiat threat-
ci.od to be coral a tMiih'le.
$12 Men's 0'coats & Suits, $5.95
The "MVV i n. liners. Broadway, eor
liar. lay Sir. AS TO II HOUSE, will
1 to-lay and Raturday, 1,(00 Men' Winter
I gull and nver. oath, Mack thibet, fanoy
i grays. ului i-e. i stlluvs, nrowns and
itur mixed w irsteds, ail sines, ,u t,,
worth II I hi "bv oilier More, our Mtoia
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53WMWftri ewntr Barclay Str.-Adr'
NEW YORK, FRIDAY,
Mrs. Hetty Green Photographed
At Home on Her 78th Birthday
Hfl IPHyhtfk tl (Bl?fi
H Wmm Sal Kli v
asssi has'WaamP' WaV
tV . aaaEdH aVHB-f?-' JlRll aa
' afl C''SWail K!9IbW
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Mx"J rs"H ri '?
TALK 4,000 MILES
IS GERMAN CLAIM
Admiral in Kaiser's Navy Says
Message F'assed Between
Hanover and New Jersey.
HRKMN, Nov. 21 The triinsmlSHlon
of a wireless telephonic communication
over a distance of nearly four thousand
miles, from Neustadt-am-ltiicbcnhcrge
In Hanover, to Now Jersey, whs gcoom.
pllshed on Oct. 27 by n Herman wlrele-
e ompany, according to hear-Adnili 1 1
fleors AusoHt Kmsmann In a report to
day to the Uerman nipouildlng Re
The RMMMt w;l" sent and pgotlvad
In the mMdjlt 'f the afternoon 111 tp(
of the daytime being most UnfaVOrabli
fr wlrelee ooauminloatlon Th two
Kill tn.IlH al e over llgtH hundred feet
Mich. Bnrller attempt had provad thai
clearly llttd tone- were audible and
finally a spoken message Wag trans
mitted and distinctly rtctlvtdj,
Bmperor William and Prlnoe Henry
of Prussia have taken a great I orsonal
interest in tin. experiment.
Ilerr llr.sliw, director of a rival wire
less company, at the same meeting de
scribed the 'lerman wireless net. Hun.
dred of wlr. l.ss despatches were pass
ing daily h.- said from Nauen to Ray
.ilk. Lj I.. Rnd to Tofloland, Weal
Africa L'onnectloni betweur Togoland
nut uerman souinwesi Ain.-a am to i
eel next year and with Kaat Africa
ln im hU communication between
BY WIRELESS PHONE
WILSON CUTS OUT
MEW YEAR'S LEVEE
AT WHITE HOUSE
President Smashes Century
( )ld Precedent hy Dropping
WAIHrNOTON, Nov. .'1 President
tWllSOn hhattere.1 a prtctdnl of more
than one hundred years' standing to
lay He anno in el that there would
lie no public rocoptlon at the Willi
KOUSS on New Year's Hay Kor man
ems It has been customary for the
restdent It stand In the lllue Room
from I to Ave hours and shake hand
HI, all w ho coins along
I bis l" not tie done this year.
Instead 'be President will go aws-
from Washington for 11 ' brief holi. la
, , ktlOft" and w.ll not be In the While
HOUM "n New Year's Hay.
i ,, ia and New (iulnea would be estate
.in-1 in April next
In til' course ui ine Discussion Heir
",,1..w said the prophecy mads hy
Admiral l-.-nsMianii lii it wireless te...
phony would tupplsnl Wlrelee teleg
raphy would not i. iKirn. out, s teig
raphy would alwayi possess practloal
STEAMSHIPS 0UF. TO-DAY.
ggl-nti Palermo . . . 0 A. at
Maracalbu, La Ouayra 10 A. M
Ancoa, Crlst'tial HA H
Mbaroiia, 9ftf4tg ir,H,
Circulation llooks Open to
HE ASKED BARBER
Told Warner-Quintan Repre
sentative Ho Could Get state
Work for S ..(too.
IXiDCiliS MANY QU!IRIKS.
Denies Having Atleiuled Con
ference Willi Sutzer at Which
Asphalt Was Disaissed.
rieorge H MeChrtrt of Ryracuas m
aanln a Witness this afternoon nt the
John Hoe Irnislry Into up-stute graft
that Is being conducted hy Chief
Mgg si rate McAdoo.
UoGuJr had beui called before the
(Irand Jury earlier1 In the day and It
was reported he had told that body
about a conference in Oooptrttewn
which was attended by Mr. Hulser ind
siui.. Highway Commissioner Carlisle
and at which Ibe subject of the use of
asphalt In state roads was ills nssed
This rontermoe . alleged to havo
been held on July 2f, and It Is a mil
ter of rscord that on July orders
were eent nut that all asphslt sps.-l-nratlrma
were to be rigidly enforced
This, It was said, aided the Harber As
pbalt Interests because they alone
could comply with the spe. Ilea. ions. In
his testimony last Wednesday Meiiiilre
said lis ami hlet brother kt a cuin
mlsslon on ill asphalt ptoducts t.ov
sold to the slate.
M'OUIRE'8 ATTORNEY MAKES A
PROTEST TO THE COURT.
it.-r. MtOllIrt began l is testimony
this afternoon Henry A. Wise, lleQUIr'
DOUnSSl. a . pealed to the Court for the
protection ol his client Ha said thai lh
e ported intention of Mr Whitman to
a,. k for perjury Indictment as tne result
of M Oil) ' testimony, did HOI Htfe. t
Ins client in the least. Unit he was there
til tell the truth, not to change Ids lS-
"Yes, but lies ohangsd ins tssUmony
every Urns lies be. n on the stand,' said
Tho axAhilnxtlon r MoQuIrt began
with an Inquiry us to thJlged Con
ference In Cooperilown on July J last.
Mciiilre I Wo re he whs not m COOPOrt
town on July 6, that hs went thiouK'i
there in a motor oar with his wife and
that the register of the llotei iswe
gatoM would show when hu was there.
He denied having seen either Qov. Mui
isr ..r state Highway Commlsslonsr
''arllsle at UooperatOWn.
Mr. Whitman then loo the witness to
the matter of ,is;.balt MoOUlr ad
inltted that he li.nl naked 'arbsle to In
sert the word "natural'' before the wiu-ds
S'-lld anpjMtit" In Mtate contracts.
WISE MAKES A FIGHT TO KEEP
Hut before this answer was adduced
there was a red hot tilt between Mr
Whitman and Mr. Wise. Tim latter
arose to protest aaamst the Uestlonliig
of his client.
Mr Whitman protested, dal-iilng that
Mr Wise had no standing before the
ciurt. Mr Wise continued tils protests
and Mr Whitman peremptorily threat
I gad to withdraw.
I'll Lake this witness before the
.Irand Jury, Your Honor, If Mr Wise
is permlttd to continue," he ss'.d, "to
protest In the name of the peop;e--tht
is sn outrage "
Mr Wise was nut to bs stopped. Ht
asppsd up every lima Mr Whitmsn
toppsd for breath Finally Magistrate
McAdoo bad to wave Mr Wise to his
i hen the proceeding went eg
MoOuIre boked If he had not
RIVAE FOR MONEY
relished one '.it In I'd between 'be twi;the theatre tl.'set situation, ami every
Ittornsy, pgrtlCUltrly when the words I hody knows the fare to Mexico Is ex
'. ir ind Jury" . re used i orbltant and ticket speculators' airless
I'.r Whitman so mlii t
bring out IS'it
M.tiilre had caused natural solid as
phalt to be IpeClfled, In order to keep
t,e Warner-y ,li lan .'ompany out of
ADMITS HE WANTED TO AID
OUl Hit Warner tjulnlan Company, bul
aid ii had d o " ii because it would
Keephelp along the company from which
he would get a commission on asphalt
1 o y.i'i raniaiiar a iviapnona i .oner
sstlnn vi. i cad w.Oi Mr Cm it ..f ths
Wai nei -ijulnlan Vspb.i't ' 'ompany In
th natter of a campaign oontrbuilun
(Centlbasd an Second Pag il
1 1 r I Aii
I I BP'TION. j
HUERTA PUTS WAR TAX
ON AMERICAN FIRMS
They and Other Foreign Interests in
Monterey Commanded by Dictator
to Hand Over $250,000 Under
TWO MADEROS PUT ABOARD
Fearing Death They Are Escorted by
Lind From U. S Consulate Ruler
Fights Landing of Marines.
Mi:.JCO CITY, Nov. 21. A levy of 3uo,ooo pesos, about $250,000
in Arrsfricirt money, has been made at Monterey to pay the tnxips there,
according to reliable reports. It Is stated that ihe American Smeliim; and
Refining Company's contribution toward this amount was 25,000 pe-os. A
demand was nude by the Federal military authorities on all the foreign
business concerns in Monterey for cash to provide for the maintenance of
tne army in that district. Hrmn the Monterey Steel Company ju.000
pesos was asked and from the WatersPirce oil Company lS.uoo peso,
while others were taxed in proportion to their Importance. Thl Mexican
peso is worth about SO cents in American coin.
The managers here of the Waters-Pierce Oil Company instructed
their representative in Monterey to retu.se payment of the lew and to place
themselves and the property of the company under the protection "t the
American ( lonsul.
The economic K.tuatlon In MeSI' r'ttyt
la in- in; alarm. inert- Is leas than
atising alarm. Ther.
,Q9t tons ot coal In the city, and b.
. uusu of the condition of the railroads,
due to rebel aot.vlMes. there I "u Pos
sibility of more being brought In, All
the oil In the city, about J4.ii barrels,
Is In possession of llireo concerns, and
they have boosted the price almost be
yond re.t'-h. No mors oil ran bo
brought In. because it comes from
TampiCO, where the rebels ore m con
trol. The light and power of the capital
nre generated by water power, and the
hortagS of fuel will not affect them, tiut
things would be at a standstill and In
darkness should the rebels capture the
mover plant at Ne aka.
at lOW ebb, the people huy
HETTY 6REEN 78 TO-DAY
AND BUSY EVERY SECOND
RfchesI Woman "Transacting Busi
ness as Usual," Her Secietary
Doesn't Know Where.
Nobody knows Just how many millions
Mrs Hetty Oretsi ass. Hut she will
have hoarded away eevsnty-elght otrth
davs to-day. That Is s matter of record.
Mrs Oreen is transacting bus insss a
usual. Hhu left Nu 7 West Ninetieth
atreet) early this Morning tu fill aevera
tin many previous birthdays Mrs
Green has been QUOted as eiylng ahe
doesn't believe In woman's suffrage
i n.n is not stuck 'eft to ask ier pt
questions on the Mexican situation and
Hufflce It, then, to record that Mrs
Oreen never looked better, never felt
better and never worked harder than uti
her seventy -eight birthday.
M'COMBS GUEST OF WILSON.
Deinoernlli- t'halrmnn anil Ilia llrlilr
l.uneh at While House.
WAIHINOTOM, Nov si -wni am Me
I Comb, th- Oemoe rati! Natlnnal Chair
'man, and h's bride, who was Mtai Hor-
iiiski M i,as -or-
sth Wllllamt l Washing! n. took1
hi ui with President W
the 1'ies.dent bad a
Mr. McOombs on pol-
PRICE ONE CENT.
llo it, or., than nsntlSSilJI denands
end fin merohaut are f ran Hi The
f" i supply is said p. bs none ton plen
tiful, anil a OMltlnuantS of present
conditio might bring on a serious
O'SHAUGHNESSY CONFERS WITH
Ths fact that Nelson o'Shnu chnesey.
American I'harga d'Affalrrs had had
two .inferences with the Mexican Min
ister ,,r foreign Affslrs during the pa-t
few days became known here to-day
The exact character of these meetings
and the nature of the conversation
were, lowever, not mule known, ths
only thing gatherel In connection with
the eonrerence beln that their net
ie ult was to leave tne situation un
changed. II is stH-ed, thougn. that representation-
n. the Mexican Foreign office re
mi'de i.y Mr. irShaugl,ne.,y, who asked
for Ibe early ndjudlegtlog of the claim
of Thoma Colw.-r.aa for the rsatoratioa
of his title to the Island of Potrtrog, ort
the Tuxpam oil district .,r t,,. state of
Vera Drug, of which he hud bee, dis
I".seead by the local auUlorltlss, who
hud turned over the property to the in-
nr. sis with wnich Lord) Cow dray
i ..unci ten i n,. ,uso , till,
t .e Supreme l ourt hen-
Mr Coltmaa tuta that he was de
prived of Ii s r.nhta mil pi .pert v
flirt. ugh a encesson gr.,.,.,i hv ....
Kderal Uovcrnmen; t th. 0
..r .Mexi o company, a IVarson in.i.
ern, In spite or the fait that the la v
g.v.s the .inner the title to any ,;.
eral and oil deposits whi h m.iy ex .t
Hard fighting wus reported lu-duy i
be still In progress about ClUdad Vic
toria, lh capital of the state ,.f
Tamaullpaa, according t.. Information
Issuetl by the War OHIO liere. Al-
I hO Ugh the city ans said to have been
captured by the rebels on Tuesday last.
II Is now claimed that tien. Antonio
HabagOi the Federal Commander is sou
holding the place, although continuous
Bghtlng ha. gor on Inside the city for
the last Iwenty.four hours Ii 1 1 i
troops under den. itcbl.. Nm arret, an
other Kiticr.ii MNnmatMttri art due tg
grrlvt .t Victoria to reUevs the garrison
at any moment.
Commenting On lh situation in an
editorial article tO-day I'll Pabl says'.
"Pott Prst lent PoodfOW Wilson not
n w or does he nut care to knuw that
In History and be'. -re the elvlltsed -vorld
hs win ue obligated to angwtf the
ahargei which Numaally trill make
against Pranclectj VH1TH
The ai t. d then recapitulates the
crimes of murder and pillage attributed
to Francisco Villa, ths rebel laader. at
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