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V U LXVI.-N^ 21.9a>. ■Masaaass^a.ttrSSw^ NEW-YORK. TIirRSDAY. DECEMEEE 6, 1906.-SIXTEEN I'A<;KS-- -^..^ f AN CITY BUILD TOES \ XAVOR AND METZ DIFFER Question Will Be Decided at Con ference Xert Week. pjgrl B. Boarflman's blunt statement to the m Transit Commissioners on Monday that ?£ would "not pet a responsible bidder for th« r-bTvavs unflrr the terms of the ElFbsrg «•* that the law would have to be amended m trintpr, preatly lengthening- the franchise ■"" ,', .0 b# tested. There will be an oppor- W ".r r for those who believe that a Fubway ta£&!st -. this city Is an enormously valua- SS« wa en the new subways. The ad * *~* t ir .- let bids may begin the latter part of T^T n-.er'.h. If there are no bids an appeal will J-j^at to' Albany, and then will follow a bitter jV over l^ A repeal of the most Important rP..,«r P ..,« of tbe E'.eberg law— the one making franchise not more than twenty X ars' with a readjustment of terms for an other twenty. Caatrt&ex Metz and Mayor McClellan are as »<* -part, al.-r.ost, as the two ends of Broad . c'ver the question of. the- financial ability of T^'ty to tooM Its own subways. A conference !h*i v^ beM on the matter early next week, and deration Cocnsel Ellison will be called In. Mayer Median figures that the city has % 1-xurrtv; rapacity of more than 100.000,- COD ' **& that •.'. the Clty carnot get a bidder for bwx7 frar.c!use on reasonable terms to the * # ' L '. l *t ; ' c rit y ltJ!e!f should build the sub _-' c'cr.trcller Metz says that the city has no w:th* which to bulld the subways. The jL.er-ric- will be for the purpose of deciding !!« «mat the debt incurring capacity of the •? j,. Another thing that Is bothering Is that J Msvr r &ne? not like Mr. Boarc.man's attitude. ■* Mayor boVSa that it Is decidedly out of place BrJ& i3^arirr.an to cay that the city cannot get WoflST for s* s Tir ' w> F'Jbways In advance of the Lrer'ls'.r.? for bids. The Mayor thinks that the t^n^y "'people would take it mm a notice to re fralr. from bWdtag until the term? arc made As 1 matter of fact. It Is generally believed that M Boardman was about right when he rrefiicted that no responsible bids would be r-med la! Mr. -yardman was opposed to the I2?berg bi'.l and still Is opposed to It. ••Accorfing to my figures." said the Controller Miawrni" " rhe ciTy c*?" 91 go into subway baOflJUff oa J*-s own hook, for the reason that It tara't ar.y money for that purpose. For the mta ,' argru^cr.t, let It be conceded that we have a flebt Incurring margin of |100,OOD,0(». At «he Etna Urn.c there have been authorized. but not Issued, more than $100.0O).0(K) worth of fco^ds for various purposes. I hold that an au thorized t'CTid. though not Issued, is the Bame as & certified check. It is a lien on the money that it calls for. The money ought not to be epent Of course, not all of the bonds that have been anthotiied In the last two years will he l« fueft this year or next year. In the mean time, the lrcrea!-e ir. a^ses^ed valuations is more than keeping 1 ahead <"'f our expendUureF, so that we gj« get) in better chap*- all the time. But for all tr.2-t. we cannot Jump into the bulldjng ef r;bwavs. It -would take mor*» than Jl">o. (.ni.iv to buQd and «^quip the subways as laid drtrn. "Bfe might build or." at a time, but the question is. "VThich one? There will be an awful bow] m P"<-n as it is learned that the city Is going to build "n only one of Its four or five trcri line routes. I am going to get together tr:th the Msyor and the. Corporation Counsel end £nd out just about how far ■- would be pos f!h!e tor the city to po in building Fubwa>*s with hi own money, in case we cannot get Hi?" The s^!" 1^: committee of the Board of Estimate end Apportionment, of which Patrick F. Me- Gcwan is chairman, will at to-morrow's meeting report in favor of all the five routes advocated fcf th*- Rnjiid Transit Commission, also for the *n-c£llt-d Cokr route, from Pelhara Bay down Third avenue to the Manhattan Bridge, and then-t- ecroes the river and down Fourth ave rse to Port Hamilton arid Coney Island. The r«T°rt also will urpe haste in getting the work ur.der vay, calUng attention to the tact that if tbe routes an approved by the Appr-liate Divis ion in October are not built upon in part by the end of two >v-ar& the franchise will lapse. Word came from Brooklyn yesterday that Brooklynltes bad organized a syndicate to bid mi die^ColeT route from Pelham Bay to Coney Irifind. The rumor could not be verified. ■tt'h*n Mayor McClfeUan was asked yesterday ebout ii>. outlook for subways, lie said: The best thins to do is to go ahead and adver tise for bifis. That will t..-il the Etory. If we eunot get the bids then perhai.s it will b<> b^?t ?'>r us to ask il.e I>»r!s:ature to givo the Rar^ Transit Ommivsion and the Board of EFtimate er.d Apportionment greater latitude in framing the contract Put we cannot hope to* get any nttatactloa from the I>-gip!at"re unless we go thrr*- T.-Ith .lean hands. We have pot to show that Tie <\ii;r;oT go on with subways before we can g«r belp th*re. As a last resort the city BhouUJ plan to build and operate its subways. 5Ws would take a great ri^al of money, and it *' r "':>s cot be d»y;rali!e if we rould get pniii'- one t^ build th« subways with private funds under a contrac: fasr tn th^ municipality. ELECT SErEN COTTAGERS. Sveeping Victory for Municipal As sociation at Newport. Rer-port. R. 1., Der. ."». — Complete returns of the vn'f. rapt yesterday for members of the new Tr*« : eritativ«- council, which will Fit concur- T»r.tir with the Board of Aldermen, shows a •weop'.T.jT victory for the Municipal AP^oclatlon. Of the total membership of VXi the Municipal >.«Bo^!ai>n fif'oi!r<-s IHI and th* In'^-p^nrtents *4- Tb« Board of Aldermen, which was chosen J'^terday, consists of thr»n» •■•aii\-es of tbe Municipal AF^ociation and two of the cit iz»nr party. Sixteen prominent cottascrs who are kr.own as l«(ral resident* of Xewj»nrt contested for places <m tv-p ^V i <- O unoil. of th«-s<» the followins were *nn>mXul: p.. Livingston Beeckman, leorge Corfloa Kins. Louis I-. Lorfllard. Henry F. i:i cpsp^. Bear Admiral Stephen D. L-j<-«. V. S. ■•; Arthur B. Emmon? and Frederick H. Paine. •AYS BROOKLYN MAN WAS MUEDERED Eayer Confesses and Implicates Three Nash ville Whites. S**bvl]>, Ter.n., r>er. s.— William Ardley. r>t Brooklyn^ who was found dead on Thjinksjrivins: •■*>■ si) 4 R'hose body has b^en i«enl home, was tawi, rf .,> an ,j r<,\,U'<\, if a conf**SFi<.n made by *yps Harinon is true. When Ard ley's body J^M foun<j It Raf supposed that he had met c «^h by a lall down a stairway. «/'-' lei . r ' s Harmon; Sam Taylor, Arthur Morton **3 Grip i>,\ify, uhitfc m*-n, tt'ere arr»-steii to- w y. <ha.rged with the murder of Ardley. In "■-:if*!!ii:iijj Hji!-:i..jii inipUt-ated the others and •*~^ that robbery was the motive Cor th«- crime. MAY GO TO POTTER'S FIELD. [By 7«.»eni[ J h to The Tribune 1 Pinsiwg, Dec. s.— James P. Jamison, a Har ** J d rraSuate and an ♦xp»-rt in chemical ;>r.aly *». die<i yesterday at The West I'otin HoapltaL '■-rr.:?i>t, came her*; thr'-r- months hgo from '•^Wj-n. noon aft-r his arrival h* becam« ill ■•■» wfcs uji*n \u the hospital lie r»-fue«l to %■ li)':l i)' : na~Ti«-K or iiiMrr-.sHt-.s of h]« relatives in Ju York ' aJih->ui?h lit- said that Jamison was »".!;- orrecl B an»e He .- beU«%ed to have been a twT an<l ha<J travelled extensively. l,'nl»-Ris th^ «^,oritl»-s run gfi in tou*h with hi.« fri»-ri«is b« "' •* '■'uri.-fi i,, it,<. potter'fl Oejd. t/Vt /V g°M 4- DUck Lj(x! !, 2& 3 Oown t;in-rr!.;i *■ H. Unix & iierzutLOOs. Jerez, fipkia— Advt. TTO} PROCESSION LEAVING ALEXANDER HALL AFTER THE" CEREMONY. Colonel Libby leading, followed by President Wilson and Andre*- Carnegie. SICK MAX FIGHTS THUGS. Son of Frederick Crozcinshield Battle rcith Burglars. Edward Crowninshield. a Harvard student, son of Frederick Crownlnshield. the artist, of No. 314 West End avenue, while lying last night sick In bed on the top floor of his father's home, saw two strange men in the hallway. The nurse had left the bedside, and the young man, despite a heavy fever, leaped out of bed. shout- Ing to those below that there were burglars In the house. Youth? Cr eld then ran into the hall way and seized one of the men. After a second or two of struggle the second man entered the fight, and Crowninshield was thrown heavily to the floor. His father ran upstairs with a re volver on bearing his sun call. He was followed by half a dosen servant?. The burglars had gained an entrance through a rear window on the third floor, by swinging off a fire escape on the rear of an adjoining house. When their presence In the house was detected, they retraced their course with all haste. They pwung a. MO : I on the window ledge and leaped cleverly ba<^k to the tire escape, and beat a retreat out Into 75th street. Meanwhile the family had spread the alarm through the - r d a roundsman and three '.. The police scattered quickly |B« ' fact*. and scoured the neighbor hood. At Broadway and TRh street, they came upon a servant who said she saw two men turn out of ir.th street ai d run north In Broadway. All trace of them was lost, however. The younger Crowninshield was turned over to the family physician after the intrusion of the burglars. The dot tor said the young man was not much Injured by hlfl experience. ASSAULT XEAR STATIOX. Woman Knocked Dawn and Robbed — May Die. Mrs. Agnes Harrington, of No. .".32 "West 48th street, was taken to Bellevue Hospital last night, with a bad scalp wound* and a fractured BkulL She was taken to the hospital by the police of the West 22d street station, and she told the hospital authorities that she had sus tained her Injuries when a youthful highwayman knocked her down and robbed her in West 23d street, almost In front of the police station. When a policeman found her lying on the side walk he pushed through a crowd which was tryirx to help her. and took her to the station, where he charged her with intoxication After a while she revived Fufflclently in her cell to te!l her etory of the assault, and was sent to the hos pital where it was - ild that she was likely to die The police at first tried to keep the story quie*, but finally admitted th* truth ai .•on firmed the- woman's story as told at the hospital CABS (RASH: EIGHT HUNT. Brooklyn Trolleys Come Together on WUliamsburg Bridge. Eight persons were badly Injured in a rear end collision last night between a Ralph avenue rar and a Broadway car on the WilUamsburg Bridge. Thns<=- injured were BaP'"H tDm France". M» y«-ars "Id. of No. tt\ Bth ■treet. rut at>out fare pr.d hoad: dislocation of rish: Phou!fl»r. EE'-K Miss G-ncr E.. 30 years old. of No. i>« Wlllett street, ent about fare an-1 hard-, <!!s!orati<v.j of left ■sklc CARROLX. John mitortnan of th« Ralph avonu» car. rlt about f*r*. probable lnfrnal Injuries; tak»n^to Fasum I>irtrlrt HoFfita!. Xval'BJ' Lome- « y«r« old. of No. -*' 1 Elurt -' '""""' rut atx-ul fa<-« ai.3 head; contusions of body and ■bock. GALLANTS Mil Hat-. « years old. or Vp>.»o4 East r-th fctreft. rut al-.ut fnrp; contusions of left arm. probabta !nt"rnal Injuries. ROSENFEUD. Mrs. Rachel. 44 : ; '»" oM. of No. "'' Maditon (treet, cut ahout facf. BUDES. famuli. 27 years .04. of No. I*7 Allen street, 6<-j«!p wound: cut about fiee, hands anil arms. BELLINGER Ernest, conductor of the Kalph avenue car rut about fa.f. dUlocated right kn-e; left ear torn: tak-n to Kaft.rn District Hcspita.l. The Ralph avenue car bad reached a point r... r Wythe avfnue. when the • 'Iky pol* slipped from the wire. The conductor waa adjusting; the poU- when the Broadway car smashed into the «ne standing still. Tli«*re were about fifty five passengers in b-uh cars. Immediately aftf-r the accident, v.lir-n th~ passengers r^aliz'-d what a narrow escajx* th^y had had. they became panic ptrickf-n, and it was with difficulty that they were quieted. Trp.fflo was stopped on th*- bridge for over an hour. NUDE STATUES SHOCK TEACHERS [Jiy Telt-praph to Tlw Tribune ] Spokane, Wash., I"-'- s.— As a result '■: perslst mt agitation by tho lo.'al Woman's Christian Tem perance Union, I>. E. Ctoyd. principal <if tho Men school !'"S hecsi forced to remove nude statue 3of •"I»avid" tind "Tlio Di»cua Throw r-r" from the high bi 1....1 auditorium. Teachers attending a conven tion had an opportunity to vfew tt;»« statues, and t!i»v expressed ••' i< * lr iniljcnation. Mra w. D. NlchoU, vice-pre«ldent of tho Wom an's Christian TVtf>r»*rar:«-«- I'tiion, WMK«i a rcl>-nt ),..«« tvar ugainst thi- Htatu:iry. whl'li was firmly ri. r by \lrf '*• ''■ Brown, president or th^ Art J>-i£ii»'. I'ri:i"iP'-i <*loy.l has etor.-d the offfii'lhiff Dcurea in the attic. BURLINGTON FREIGHT HOUSE BURNS. Chicago. I* I*'1 *' •• — •* freight houae of the Chicago, I5 Ur li,,j.ton &• Qulncy Railway Company, at Marrl ».in and Canal *•!■.■• was ilamaKt-d 1300,000 by fire t,» ntehi Several explosions from signal oil sirred In the warehouse endangered the lives of th, flre !Ln Lnd tlueai.ne.l adjoining hull.lln»sH. Two nre m«-n were burned by '!»■ flames, lut i.rl. will . rover. m FLORIDA AND CAROLINA RESORTS. s»-iUxianl Air Line shortest, quickest, pleasantest ii.Lt* Bookletii etc. No. 11*3 Broadway, New Vurk. -Advt. CARXEGIE LAKE AT I'RIXCETOX. l,For tho story cr th» day's ceremony see pags two.) ELLISON TAKES HOLD. A REAL IXVESTIGATIOX. Xo Whitewashing of Ahearn i Ad min is ttation— S v llh ans Sit Up. Interest in the proposed Investigation of Bor ough President Ah^arn's office was greatly stim ulated yesterday by the announcement that Corporation Counsel Ellison was going t>> have charge of the Inquiry- While it was understood that the Commissioners of Accounts had charge of the inquiry, there was a feeling that the in vestigation would be of the perfunctory port. ami that it would not go further than a certifi cation that the books were properly balanced. With Corporation Counsel Ellison conducting the inquiry it is entirely different. Mr. Ellison has demonstrated in the short time that he "has been in office that he believes in doing things. Mr. Ell'son sent the following letter to the Citi zens Union; Yesterday, as you are probably aware, the Mayor ordered a rigid and exhaustive b (ration of the department of the President of the Borough of Manhattan, Including all of the bureaus of that department. The Investigation to which I have referred will be conducted under my personal supervision. and I now write to you asking that you fur nish me with Th« exact facta and means of proof of the charges recently made by you. and also any and all information that you may have relative to the conduct of the department to be investigated. I would like to have this information at your earliest convenience, and T shall welcome any assistance that you maj* render. The Sullivans are mightily interested in the Investigation, now that there is going to be a real one. Th" Pulllvans have fared well in the distribution of patronage by Borough President AaeanL so bas Ctaorts* F: Murphy. Mr. Ahearn has supported Murphy in the line-up of the opposing Murphy and McClellan forces. He was on Murphy's side at the Buffalo conven tion, his votes going to Hearst. There is no rea- Eon why Corporation Counsel Ellison should show any particular tenderness for the Borough i^nt's office, looking at the matter from a political point of view, B< fore ;he investigation is a week old the Sullivan men expect to see the friends of Borough President Ahearn coining out strongly in support of Mayor McClellan us m F. Murphy. It is only fair to Borough President Ahearn to say that a.- soon aa the Citizens Union at . his administration he requested ttie rder an mvi of his office He Item of business that he is afraid t'> have Investigated. Whiie the Borough President's integrity Is noi i there Is no! the slightest doubt that Cor poration Counsel Ellison win turn up wholesale grafting in the department if he really g k In earn. I When Corporal I nsel EHlison was sp^n last night be said: Mayor McClellan told me to make an Investi gation, and I'm going to make on< and a search ing "n<\ and *ri'-e both sides ev/ery opportunity t-. have their say. The investigation will be I everything will be open and above board. There will be no B< They will all !■*> open and in the City Hall. I have assigned men from tins d - i who, on ' A- -"tin's v.-i!i search. of all the affairs of the various bureaus affeel a vi^w of bring ine: to lighi I • manner in which the bureaus have •■ i >: : ; ted While it is my intention to conduct the investigation my self i have planned to select certain of my ii* sisTants, who. under my direction, will giv< whole time to th<- matters under consideration. As matter.-", susceptible of proof ar<- pn 1 will call upon the Commissioners of Accounts to hold meeting?, issue sul'pn»nas and <ompel the ance of witnesses. They have these pow gether with the power to administer oaths. Ihearn has asked for Investigation and the Mayor h.is ordered one. The Citizens Union, in its charges against President Ahearn. said that h>- had expended ovet :i million dollars without public letting- of contracts, had spent in two years nearly $41,000 for "incidentals." most <>f which was for oar fare, and $15,000 of which was spent by the Bureau of T.LiUamfrs; that lie had been cxi pant in his pun ipplies; that Superin tendent Walker of the Bureu i of Buildings had shown favoritism In placing orders and had been rund to fine firm: that the pavements tion in two-thirds of Manhattan borongl i' 'he Bureau of Highways does not maintain ;.n adequate Inspection. President Ahearn characterized the pamphlet as a "mass of misinformation." SHIP (APT A IX FROZEX. Died After Reaching Shore with Crete — Sailor Lost. Digby, N. S. Pec 5. — Captain Berry of th*> three-masted schooner Emma R. Harvey was frozen to death near hem yesterday after th« Harvey had' pone to leces, and he and all bat on** of his crew had forced their way through the breakers to' land. On* neaman was drowned, but tlte other members of the crew found shelter and were revived. Almost at the same time, and eight miles away, the crew of the three-masted schooner Rebecca W. Huddell were passing through a ter rible experience, but they saved their vessel by beaching her. The second mate of the Huddell was severvly frostbitten, and the captain and creW were exhausted by exposure and lack of The Harvey, of Bucksport, Me., sailed from Annlesland. N. S., bound for New York, with a .;,,,',, of lumber. Coming down the western 7-ist of Nova Scotia Bhe had a constant fight Gainst wind end wave, and last night ehe en r^untered a terrific gal" Driven before the northwester with the temperature hovering Thoi 1 the zero mark, the Harvey reached a point a , 'jTaioana Cove, eight miles east of Digby ''V .h«Bi tremendous rust of wind hurled th« three-master ashore and every man on board " thrown into the water. The captain came va . s ' hr tba others, but fell on the beach a ' ,".;,■ «■,>.- and was frozen to death. r;; 1 :: V ..; , Was drowned after the vessel went to pieces. WASHINGTON STREET BRIDGE, SPANNING THE LAKE. AIDS MONEY MAIiRET. SHA W RELEASES >$l2f>oo,noo. Treasury Will Anticipate Payment of Interest on Bonds. [From The Tribune Bureau. 1 Washington. Dec. s— The Secretary Of the Treasury has determined to take such action a 9 is within his power to relieve the money short age in Wall Street, and to this end announced to-day that he •uill be prepared to pay interest on th" public debt to the amount of practically 000 in advance <.f the dates on which it falls dv->. He gave notice to th» holders of United States bonds that the interest maturing on the Interest dates between and Including January' 1 and May 1. 1907, will be prepaid with out rebate on and after December 15, 1906. Checks f.»r the Interest due January 1. 1907. on red bonds will be mailed to the owners on or befoi ■ r 1! In anticipating this payment Secretary Shaw paid ha was influenced by the fa-^t that the Treasury collected surplus revenues amounting to $7,<»M"M> in November, and that the current month is aiso likely to be one of surplus re <■' Ipts. In December, 1906, the surplus receipts were fCUKKMttO. The action taken, therefore, re leases fT ush in the business of the country a sum practically equal to the surplus receipts for November and December. Tn the present activ ity of business, the Secretary said, he was un willing: to permit th^ operations of his depart ment to aggravate present conditions in the money market It was thought best to anticipate two quar terly payments at one time, as in this way hold ers of registered bends will need to send the bonds to the Treasury to be stamped only once. instead of twice. The House to-day passed the bill permitting al banking associations to makf loan.-; on state as security arid limiting the amount of such loans. The vote was 111 to 51. The banker- tn the House urged the passage of th-> bill, while if opponents Insisted that real estate was not a proper security for national banks. The nfirs that Secretary Shaw had decided to prepay interest on bonds did not reach Wai! Street until long aftor the close of Stock Exchange business. It' had been the prevailing impression during the day that he would do nothing at present for the relief of the money market, although the announcement that he would be In this city to-day served as a slight encouragement. tall money opened at IS per cent, and in the conn* of th« day went as hgh as 3- per c*nt. most of th» loans be ing arransrM nt SO per cent. The c!n*!nir rat» wa.» 8 por font. Rat«»s for tim* money vre »?!n*pr. S per cent being given fi r ninety-day t";m<« nm! •> per cent bid and 6--- a*k ri 'l for "I* mon'hV fun<l« Stock advanced toward noon, on rumor • .t P#e« retary Shaw would '.ik- *i«m* relief net 100, «!•» ■"••«•.« on Washington dispatches denying the?" nnd advanced again In th* hint hour. net losses chmvn tn th« majority •■ f ! « foreign exchange market »■«« »«-.ik, ire» <I««m*Jiil sterling rate de<linlnjr 35 points »'■ ♦»»:.*. at t»n» close. (The principal f>atnrr« of Wimlsn *h»w - • mm.. l report will be found on I'aßr !.'.• THE VERMOXT FAST. Attains Average Speed of 184S8 Knots an Hour. Rockland, Me., Dec 5. — Under conditions of ter and sea which might easily have been the first class battleship Vermont had ] .,- screw standarisation tests over a measured mile of the Rockland course to-day, and came fully- up to expectations. Her fastest speed with tidai corrections was at the rate of IV.VJ knots an hour. The number of scr»w revolutions producing that speed was 115.47 a minute. An average speed of 1&.488 was obtained in the faste?' three of fourteen runs, and th« fig ures computed from th* entire standardization trials showed that in order to meet the contract requirement of 1* Jfr.^ts an hour, the propellers would have to make 1 14 •>»» revolutions a minute. To-morrow the battleship will leave Rockland for a four hours' trial run at sea, on the basis of this standardization. The Fore River Shipbuilding and Engine Com pany, or" Quincy, Mass.. builder of the Vermont, •presented during the trials by tile presi dent of the company, ex-Rear Admiral Fran* is T Bowles and Other prominent officials. I>ieu temirr i "orniriander J. 1,. Gow, Inspector of ma chinery, and R. M. Watt, Kiipervlsln* construc tor, represented the navy. WOULD SUCCEED SENATOR BURNHAM. Concord. N. H., Dec . > -George B. I.ightnn, of Dublin, to-day announced his candidacy for United States Senator to succeed Senator Burn ham. Mr. LJghton is a Republican. INDICT COAL AND WOOD DEALERS. Danville. Va., Dec. , >.— The grand Jury to-day Indicted four leading coal and wood dealers of Danville for criminal conspiracy to control and regulate prices for these commodities. t- — WILL DESIGN BOAT FOR DAY LINE. IByTVI'-Kr ■■; to The Tribune. ) Detroit, Dec. ft.— Frank E. Kirby. the naval architect, has been engaged by the Hudson River Day Line to design another boat for use between New York and Albany. It will be named the Robert Fulton, and is expected to be even larger than the Hendrick Hudson, built after the plans of Mr. Klrby and placed in operation some month* ago. I»uls E. Kiel, of Detroit, will probably design the interior decora tions, having done that. work on the Hudson. HENRI. CONFISEUR. 67-69 W. 44TH, opDoslta Hippodrome. Parisian Tta Room. Patisse rie dittoed Francalsa". Bonbons. Catalogue— Advt. HUGHES VISITS ALBAXT. He and Mrs. Hughes Inspect the Executive Mansion. Albany. C>ec. 5. — Oswemey-esßCt and Mrs. Charlea E. Hughes returned to New York to night, after spending: the afternoon ■with Gov ernor and Mrs. Higgins. The visit was of a ooclal nature and Mr. Hughes had nothing to sar for publication. Mr. and Mrs. Hushes reached Albany just be fore noon, were met by Colonel Selden E. Mar vin, the Governor's military secretary, and es corted by him to the executive mansion, where Governor and Mrs. Higgins welcomed them. The four had luncheon together at the Ten Eycfc, but most of the time was spent In looking over the mansion, where Mr. and Mrs. Hughes •will make their home, for the next two years. Mr. Hughes also visited the executive cham ber, where he was greeted by several of the state officials. He had a somewhat extended talk with Superintendent Franchot of the De partment of Public Works, and discussed Tith, John F. O'Brien, Secretary of State, the plans for Inauguration ceremonies on New Year's Day. Governor-elect Hughes returned last night on th» train reaching New York at 8 o'clock. "It was a trip to Albany In the Interest of (I** mestic economy," he said, "and not of politics. Mrs. Hughes and myself wanted to see where we were going to live." It was news to Mr. H-iphes that Governor Hljrcins had appointed Lieutenant Governor Bruce to the Supreme Court bench. He did not comment OB It GOV. HIGGINS COMING HEBE TO-DAY. Does Not Expect to Take Part in Wash ington Conference. Albany. Dec. 5. — Governor Higgles said to-nig-ht that he expecred to go to New York to-morrow on private business, thence to his home at Olean for the remainder of the week. He said he did not expect to go to WashinsMn to join the proposed Republican conference there, in whi<«h Governor elect [ughes. State Chairman Woodruff and others will take part. DUDLEY GOIXG TO BRAZIL Minister to Peru To Be Made Am bassador at Rio. [From T'aa Tribune Kureau. J Washington. Dec. 5. — Irving B. Dudley, of California, who since June, 1597. has been Ameri can Minister to Peru, is to succeed Lloyd C Grlscom ns Ambassador to BraziL As already announced. Mr. Qrtacom Is to succeed Henry Whit* as Ambassador to Italy, Mr. White going: to Paris a* successor to Robert S. McCormick. who will roslgn from the diplomatic service about March 4. the time hen all these changes Rr*> scheduled to take place. Mr. Dudley has v.d with marked ability In Lima, and for some time the President has been considering his eligibility for promotion. When. H-rretary Root recently visited South America 1,.- was much impressed with the ability of the American Minister to Pern, and It was probably !h« report of thu Secretary of State which led th» President to decide in favor of Mr. Dudley. The President has not yet decided on a suc cessor to George Yon L. Meyer, who will r^ !«iim from his post as Ambassador to St. Peters burg to become Postmaster General, presumably about March 1. The indications, however, are that the President will go outside th« present diplomatic service to ■ hoosa a successor to Mr. Meyer. Charles Page Bryan, of Illinois, now Minister to Portugal, has been regarded a3 the probable successor of Mr. Griscom, but the President has derided in favor of Mr. Dudley. THINK PROSPERITY AJCAZING. London Papers Comment on Mr. Shaw's Re port — Currency Proposals "Bold." London. Dec. <5. — "The Pally Mall" comments thl3 morning on the "tale of amazing prosperity" told in Secretary Shaw's repor:. It attributes the prosperity almoat entirely to Th" system Of pro tection. The pare" says the striking fact about this dnzziin^ prosperity is that it prevails In a country whlcb British frva trailers flfre«Ti y^ars ano pretllrted would be ruined by protection. "The Daily Mall" regards Secretary BBsrw*a currency proposals as bold and «ay» they would not be feasible were it not for •;..» J*v>.nno.OOO In duties collected In tolls from fnreisn countries. "Th» SfHni.ir ! " porttfndfng that the report shows that th*> duM>»s» usually associated with th<» great state banks of Eur"r*» are t>> be assumed by the Treasury of the United States, says It is a highly lr.tr'r^stins experiment, whirs will be watched h^re with mon* Interest than anxiety. • NEW WHITE STAB LINER, ' Company Said to Have Ordered 650-Foot Vessel for American Service. London, Dae. ».— "The Dally afeadT* says that the White Star Steamship Company has ordered an other RT.f>-font steamship from Harland & Wolff for the American passenger service.* ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF DESERTION. Boston. Dec. s.— Frederick G. DannltM. clerk to Captain C. MoJl WinKlow of the cruiser Charleston, was arrested on his arrival at this port to-day from South America as a passenger on the steamship Harmodlus. The charge Is desertion, and is based on Bennlck's alleged failure to secure a quantity of gam* which bad been ordered for Secretary Root on the occasion Of his recent visit to South America. Bennlck is declared to have deserted from the Charleston Instead of carrying out his orders to procure the food. He declares that he was de layed on his mission ami that when he arrive.! at the port his ship had sailed. DEWEY'S CLARETS OR OLD BURGUNDY. Taken with your trw:\i» enrlcl.es the blood. II T l>«wey & Sous Co.. Us Fultuu St.. New York. — Advt. rnrcE three cexts. BL'SY D.\Y AT fWPITAL. CONGRESS BEGIXS WORK. Japanese Controversy and Negro Troop Case Come Up. The machinery of elation began to mors> In Concress yesterday. and the day In Washing ton wag a busy one. The House pawr! a bill allowing nutior.a! banks to make loan* on real estat» serrrrity. and the Senate asked fur Information on tuo Japanese schf>ol controversy. Secretary Taft made public a part of his an mini report, explaining and dpfenrlin; the action of the War Department In connection with tL» dismissal of Negro troops. "Secretary Shaw released $12,000,000 of cav ernment funds to relieve financial strinseney. and sent his annual report to th*« nonne. Th" Japanese Ambassador. In the name of ht» povernment. thanked th*» President for the ex pressions In his message on the school con troversy. Irvine B. PtidlPT. now Minister to Per«, la to be made Ambassador to Brazil. SENATES PROGRAMME. TO RATIFY TREATIES. Philippine Tariff and Shipping BO* — Currency Legislation Unlikely. [3Von» The Trillion* Bantu. 1 Washington. Dec 5. — The Committee on ths> Order of. Business in the Senate, known as "ta© steering: committee. will not meet until somo time In January, but It Is already possible to> make an approximate forecast of the work for the next few weeks. To-raorro-w the £Tenat» ■will probably pass the- Anti-Gambling bill in troduced In the House by Representative Little* field and favorably reported from th« Cosnr2ltt«e> on Territories by Senator Borsliam, last session. This bill prohibits gambling in all forma in tha> District of Columbia and tha territories, and pre scribes severe penalties for all violations. Sen* ator Bumhara la making at> urge::* effort to have It passed, and believes that he has dis armed the opposition and will be successful. The Senate will adjourn to-morrow until Mon day, when Senator Burrows expects to call u> the Smoot case. It is probable that th.a case will occupy considerable time before the holiday re cess. although, In. the opinion, of th* leaders, there is little likelihood that a vote wi:: bo reached this session. Everything p. Al^eciraa treaty on the : . .* later th© Dominican treaty will also be . on. la view of tho President's recommendation. the Employers' Liability bill, which Is to be voted on in January, vrtll probably pass. It is expected that the Philippine Tariff bill will be reported out a..d that it. will pass tia Senate, although possibly noc until it has been amended to provide for the levying of f>o per cent of the Dingley ratea Instead of 23 per cen:. as is provided by the House measure. There appears to be no enthusiasm back of the recommendations that currency legislation be passed, and it is not believed that any Important legislation of this character will be enacted. Senator Lodge Introduced his Child Labor bill to-day, and Senator Beverids© haa already in troduced .-!. Both Senators will endeavor to secure favorable action at this session. SB* Beveridge will to-morrow introduce his amend ment to the Meat Inspection law. which h» hopes and believes will be adopted. Talk of a considerably abbreviated Shipptr.* bil!, which is r.o-w heard la the House, is dis tressing to the advocates of this measure In th« Senate, but it Is probable that the upper house •wltf accept anything It caa get from the lower and be thankful, regarding it as at least an. entering wedge. The steadily increasms and enormous surplus is regarded as furnishirg an additional argument why the , Shipping bill should be placed on the statute books. Beyond the measures here referred to* the:* seems little likelihood of general legislation at this session. SHIPPING BILL TO-DAT* Advocates of Subsidy Legislation Gain Confidence. [Trots Tt:» Tr!t>u=« Bnr»sa.l Washington. Dec 5. — Whether shrr» subsidy is to be considered tn the House at this session of Congress and enacted Into law, Senat* having already acted favorably asi the measure, will probably be determined at the first meeting of the Committee on Merchant ilarlna and nsh •rtes. to be held to-morrow. The advocates of the legislation gained new hope to-day a3 a re sult of -what they termed the "conversion" of Representative Watson, of Indlar-a, whose vota against the bill In committee at the last ■■■•asi made a tie and prevented the measure being ro ported. Mr. Watson, who returned to Washing ton to-day, said he would not opoae ship subsidy lesialation. and was decidedly la favor of gran: ing a subsidy to encourage better coanualca on with South America if no has is enacted for the encouragement of shipping generally. a movement developed tn tha House to-day with the object of uniting the subsidy forces la support of the suggestion made In the Presi dent's message that a subvention for South American lines be granted If there Is no other legislation on the subject. The special plea for better shipping facilities between this country and South America made by Secretary Root aa a result of his South American trip and In dorsed by the President Is believed to have Im pressed even the niemoers of Conpress from the Middle West, who hay« heretofore opposed shit* subsidy with visor. The situation is such that the *hip subsidy advocates will profit by the arousins of public Interest and they are confident of subsidy legislation of some sort at tht* session. The attitude cf Speaker Cannon toward the subvention bill Is still unfavorable, accord- Ing to hla associates, but the subsidy men are bringing all their guns to bear, and once tha measure is on tho floor of the House they are confident the objections of the Speaker will not prove PRESIDENT FAVORS REED MEMORIAL. Washington. Pec. 5.- President Roosevelt to-dxy sent to Congress papers relating to the "Walter Reed Memorial Association, with a recommenda tion that action b« taken toward fartherins the plan* of the organization. It is suggested taat financial aid be given to the association, but the President confine* Us expression to "the earnest hop* that Congress will take suitable action." He says that "Major Reed's part la the lIBSSSIa which resulted in teaching us how to cop* with yellow tever was such as to render mankind hla debtor and thia nation should in aume profey ttLsUjn. bear witut^a to thia tact."