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POLICE IN BIXGE CASE At Work with District Attorney on Poisoning Mystery. The police tool: a hand yesterday In the case of Mrs. Leopold Wallau. now in Ton;bi prison ewaitlr.g the Inquest Into the death cf her mother, Kirn. EJnge, law] stomach Professor Wltthana told District Attorney Jerome he bail 10ur.4 a quantity of bichloride of mercury. As : BfSJtaßt District Attorney Corrigan and Inspector McC had a long talk, but what the result ■was neither -r.-oulfi say. It was Intimated, how •ver. that the rolJce would work with tho Dis trict Attorney's office. District Attorney Jerome explained his a.n parent haFio in arresting Mrs. "WaJlau by saylns thet th 9 professor's report said there v.as an ur.d-aa amnunt of bichloride of mercury In ths noimn's stomach, and that it would have been tmv.-i?«i for hi:n to postpone action in such a •eriov.s r.-.atT<-r. Mr. Jerorco examined several Witnesses and, according to the rumors about Criminal Courts Building. '"lias £ motive." Later in the cay thrc-o women and a Negro, Berrants in t<:e hcr.se of Mrs. Wai'.au. at X". <">S I^rt S'irb pt.rrtt, ta!'.>?n before Coroner Acrltelll b-- Detective Reardon and held In ■'■ i ■' " " ' feail each as witnesses. Joseph Freeman, of ?• a. 70 East Smh rtir-et, ?avc bail for all. They were Miss Martha Meyer, M-^s Hannah O'Keefe. Mi?s Bertha T'.'.:ci;v.p*sad Thomas Woods »n, a twrr.-i<~'! tender. l f v.-as said no npplicntion for nsil for Mrs. Wallau trill hr. made until aft.-r the Inquest to-morrow. Mrs. Wallau tn\<\ she would gladly talk to thr> newspapers if only her counsel, Edward Lauterbach, would allow her. Mr. Lauterbach said Inut night that the anonr nous deductions printed In a mornins paper yes terday. hinting that the daughter might linve hastened the mother's rad to relieve her from lyrony, were "very silly." R FOH LIFE Si Larchmont VlneVard Haven, Slaes.. Fei. IS.— Thf resid^jits of Gay Hea-i Trere anrdr.us to-night regardim: the p.Tfcty of Captain Calhoun ar.ri the cre-w of the Gay Ilrail life sailr.s station, vrho startrd for No Man'fi I-aud. an island f.ve miles south of t!ie Btation at 7 a. m. to-day, end had not returned \:p to a late fc«j lr to-night. The life saver*, who numbered ft--*- rren. were ord^ierl to Xo Man* Land to r<^ raovfl a body, supposed to bo that of one of the -ictlir.s of the Larchmont <31? after. The peo] of Cay Kca.i lighted bonfires on the ehoro and sent i;p" rocket', to-night, in the hope that the lights rr-oiiM be eem by the mis6ir.s men. No signal how €^-er. •was ruade in respenee. This mornin? a stro:i£r northerly prale tv.-.p blow lrr. accoxparjied by thick hrorr. Noti'.lns was .^een «f ti.« beat after it had u'!-s.pp oa -. - j n th e storm about tv.-o bendred yp.rds from the shore. The rr,c.\ "xpocted tT return to Gny Head *-arly in the after nooa rxv.'l th 6 f=ea becarrie eniooth. fo that the lif •> e-ir-er? could have returned In safety. JOHI^ A CSEIGHTO2SS Will FILED. Beneficiariei to Get About Four Times the Amount Specifically Bequeathed. •Drr.s-ha. Feb. I&— The will of John A, Creigh ton was Sled for probate this afternoon. ': makes special bequests cf <1,130,000, of which $250,000 goes to relatives ar.rl to his housekeeper. end $900,000 to educational and benevolent Institutions, tho CreJghton University leading, v.-ith SoOO.OOO. All that is left, ever, upward of ?5,O00.0« is to be distribute! among the i-w-neficiarks spe cificelly named In the will in the same propor tion thai their shares, bear t<-> the who!e amount. Thu3 each person or institution nam^d ■will re ceive about four times as much aa specifically bt'i-jeathed. The follofin; 1 Institutions, besides Cre'jrhton University, got th« amounts named aa relative chares In tho estate: Crf;ighton Memorial (St. Joseph's) Hospital, $200,000; Little Sisters of the Poet. $30,000: Working Girls' Home. Ss<"«,<t< *rv : Blfters of Good Shepherd; $50,000, and Sisters of Poor Clare. 530.000. SEEK $50,000,000 AHOTALLY. Die Hationzl Riven and Harbors Congress Wants I.'c v Members. " T:: & National Rivers a:;d Harbors Congress, •whoso bsttle r.r>' is 150,000,000 annually for the ici proveroent of the rivers and harbors of the coun try, has mi o<tt circulars appealing to public men to join the movement. Ti:c Individual U(-_ is S5 a tear, firms r.nd corporations. J10: crsani^ations* J- ■ assodatlona, 1100. •- $ioo. 'rbe cor.frres-s wishes Lo have an active body In rvery city ip. the country having a waterfront. It •appeal* e*p*fcially to commercial bodies for aij iii .aterrst of the 500.0000.000 annual appropriation. V. A. G/3HETT KAY SUCCEED WALTER IProbably To Be Elected by Seaboard Direct ors at Kext Meeting. The directors of the Seaboard Air Lino Railway Company at their meeting on February 27 trill probably elect William A. Garrett; row first vice president, as successor to the late Alfred Walter In the presidency. Mr. Garrett was born on August 18, iSCI, at Canton, Miss., and has be«.n In th 9 ser vice cf various railways Blnos 1876. His first employment was with the Ohio ft M.s elselppl Railway Company, -find sines then he has >>een conßecatively with the St. Louis Union Depot Company, the Terminal Railroad Association, the TVabaeh, the St. Louis Merchants* Bridge Terminal Railway Company, the Wabash cjrain as superin tendent of the Western and Middle divisions, and the Heading. GEORGE M. COHAN'S WIFE GETS DIVORCE. Grace Etbelia Cohen, the wife of George M. Cohan, an actor, obtained from a Jury In the Su preme CJourt yesterday, *ifter an Inquest held be fore Justice Truax, a verdict entitling her to a de cree of absolute divorce. Mrs. Cohan, who la known on tbo stage as lithel Levey, charged her husband with misconduct No defence was offered. BUTTE EXTENSION OVERSUBSCRIBED. The North Butt* Extension Copper Mining Com pany snnoiiaci -i yesterday that its stock orTcring ■was already subscribed. Th« books opened yesterday and will close to-<!a7 at 3 p. m. KE HEW AND GREATER T R I R || H C CHARITY LOSES $I^oo,ooo. Clause in Justice Pcuvson's Will In valid, Says Judge Pen rose. Philadelphia, Febi ]?.— The abser.ee of rsc."sgary ?übscribiriy witnesses caused Judge Penrose, in the Orpliasjs" Court, here to-day, to declare invalid a clause in the will of the late ex-Chief Justice Pax !«on, of the State Supreme Court, bequeathing S3.- EOC.COO to charity. The will provided that $100,000 be set aside for the founding or an agricultural^ school for boys. After tho death of the widow the res'(V.:ory estate was to re applied to the same charity. Mr?. Paxson died shortly after her hus band. Two nephews contested the will, which was properly drawn, but .Tufige Penrose held that the boquest failed because iiie document had not b*»o:i wifooESCG by tv,-u perisoT..-?. ' THEY SAW WALKER. Man and Woman Believe Banker Is ii His Oicn State. (By T?legriiiJi to The Tribune. ! Watcrbury. Conn. Feb. IS.— TI:o police are searching for a tall man. slightly stooped, with a fuzzy 3<-;>rd and wearing a black Yterby hat. v. 1.0 n-a? seen by Elijah Rogers, a member of tho General Assembly, at Southlngton. Hotii Mr. Rogers au-i his wife siy they recognized N:!i hs William F. Walker. ili<> missing New >?riiain bank treasurer. They say they saw him us they were passing in a streetcar. T!ic> police !:nvc rer.t out a general alarm to ;ill the sur rounding towns. -Mi ln r had i -.-t U'il lam F. ■• : k> :-. tl ■ . - Walker lire. \ -.;■ ■ to F ■••- • ■i ■ ■ • their counsel. Merrill & Rogers, of No. ."-I Na.« terday afternoon, but Id make sny ■ ■ a done at the meetii ]( rr- pi sident of the Amerl Mr. Walke ' rs to the extent <^f over $"100,000 was >lice. • • • - night thai .. ■ and that Investigation had sho^ firm had i ' ! I m, aa was RTTEF FORCED TO PLEAP "Not Guilty," Says 'Frisco Boss— S to Answer Next. Week. ■ - spite the object)'-:, of his attorney?, was I by Judge Dunne to-day to enter his plea In t u i^ Indictment r^ses against him. IT<> ■ Ini in - all of the defendant's demurrers to the five Indictments ' i ring conspiracy to ex tort money from restaui irged that 1 ■ four hours in wh!.-:. I uld not consent to t d lay. trict Att • Bible date. Attorney Drew g for Mayor ■ ■ . •• ' ■ Lse, urge I I his client was In Wai public business and that h<* !ia<l no d ■ when ho would return. Mr. I nsented that ail thp ne week, Ruefs case to be s I anfl Mayor Bcbmltz to pli VOSS DEXAITDS RETRACTION Assemblyman Says Ke Has No Connection with Police Legislation Fund. Assemblyman George A. Vosa lias mad* public a letter he has written to It. Fulton CutUng. chair mar, of the Citizens Union. In regard to an article which was published In an evening p?.p<-. r recently purporting- to have Issued from' the Citizens Union. The article In ..... quoted by Mr. Voss says that the "aystem" is hard at work to defeat the bill Introduced in the Assembly by Prentice at the request of Commissioner ogham, and poos on to nay that a police fund of $100,000 has already been subscribed and well placed und that Assemblyman Voss. in behalf of the force. Will fieek to relieve the force of the most onerous of its duties. In his latter Mr. Vosa says: "Its explicit state ment of my relation to the police force and its implied statement of my relation to any police funi are absolutely false in every particular." Mr. Vosa eonclucJos Ills letter fi* follows: '•1 now. therefore, publicly write to you, ns th<i reEiiT.sible aead of the Citizens Cnlon, to inuuiro whjthcr it is responsible for the statement. If the Citizens Union la not responsible, I expect a pub lic disavowal of ita responsibility. If it is respon st-le, I demand a com] re.tracton. together with such apology as one . » itl< man offers to another when he has made a false statement of fact " Mr. Cuttir.e a-Ud last night that be bad not yet received the letter and did not care to discus it MISS ANNA H. SHAW RE-ELECTED. Chicago, Feb. 13.— Miss Anna Howard Shaw; of Swarthmore, Bum* was unanimously re-elected president of the National Woman Suffrage Associa tion to-dry. Other officers re-elected were: Mrs. Hechael Foster Avery, of Bwarthmore first vlco president; Miss Florence Kelley, of. New York, sec ond vice-president; Miss Kate M. Gordon, of N«w Orleans, corresponding becrstai y. BUILDING OFFERS MANY ADVANTAGES TO THOSE SEEKING A BUSINESS HOME. The high character cf its tenants, its excellent location opposite City Hall Park — its nearness to the Subway, Brook lyn Bridge and Third Avenue "L n Road, its splendid elevator service, and the fact that the building IS NEVER CLOSED, should commend It to any one whose business is downtown. Many desirable offices now ready for ocoupancy. Those wishing to see offices should apply to the SUPERINTENDENT OF THE PUILDING. ROOM «?;, SIXTH FLOOR. M3W-TOKK DATLY TRTB^TD. TUESDAY. FEBBUABY 19. 1907. ARMY AND NAVY NEWS [F:onj The Tribur.B Bureau.] "Washington, February 13. NAVY PERSONNEL FIGHT.— Secretary of th* Navy has received the report of the naval staff board, which made important recommenda tions of . form and relief requiring special legis lation. The staff was not Included In the benefits of tho bill which is now pending In the naval committees, and it was the result cC the protest which went up from staff office: - that led to the convening of the board, composed entirely of staff officers representing all those branches of the navy. The report in full has not been divulged, jiikl the abstract which is authorized for publica tion gives tho briefest outline of the recommenaa tions mad". In this abstract little Is made of the fact that the board hor, held out with great tenac ity .n.d emphasis for the titles which arc nov.- be stowed upon line officers. Efforts havo boen made In Uip last few days to effect a compromise with tho istaff people, but they are obdurate, and now that tlir-re have been two official expressions on the subject, both unqualifiedly in favor of titlos. there Is no ?:rtting away from the fact that that will constitute an Issue not to \>o ignored or avoia- hereafter. 11 is ph element which must ne reckoned with in any plan fur navaj personnel Ic^i>!;it!rr,i next year. And (ho conservative view ; mong line officers tn Washington i.-^ based on the realization that t!i<- staff will s<-"t its titles. Just as do the stuff officers of tho army and marine corps. The tlslit is on. and will probably hereafter !■< in the opet). Tht>r» .ire evidently exciting t^mes Knead for tho naval pTPonnH. nltiioupr'.i there musi necessarily be a lull until Congress again meets n^yt winter. ori - g >rdera have ■ ■ KTMBALiI , to 18th Tn »ND, anatata I I :L. F. KELL, ■ .- I ■ ■ 17 ■ - I ■ ■ ■ SAP ■ 1 RETAINS PLAN FOR TWO BATTLES Senate Committee Report 0 N ■ th Increase of $5,700,326. ■ ■ ■ i ■ ■ • : - ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ as to lii ■ ■ ■ I ■ I ■ FOE A VOLUNTEER ' B ; l! Prepared by General Staff Intro in Senate and House. - • troduced s unt< • r threat* ■ • I : unteer army shall be maintain* ' ■ : . . ■ B, letter In i that, whlli tl lion in . ■ • ■ . < ■ not so satl fact ry or bo" i be." The i 1 in the H .ry Af" falrs. TO INVESTIGATE PRIMARIES LAW. Republican Club Committee to Look Into Working of New Act. At the regular monthly meeting of the Repub lican Club last night a resolution was introduced by Job li Hedges, and adopted, providing that the club's committee on city affairs be instructed to examine and report to the club on the working of the official Primary Election law. with a view of ascertaining, since the enactment of that law, tlio proportion of citizens entitled to vote who have registered, the proportion of those who have icg ißtc-rrd and voted, the proportion of thoso entitled to roll who have enrolled, and the proportion of those who have enrolled and not voted nt the prim.irien. and to consider the advisability of In viting the various Republican clubs in New York to attend a conference with a view of devising means for Increasing the interest of Republican voters In primary elections. "GIBSON GIRLS' IN COURT TO-DAY. Trouble Over Gown Between "Belle of May fair"' Show Girls To Be Settled. There was a rumor c / la-st night that Magistrate Barlow was grieved by the spi of profossii nal J( aloui; i Qlrls" in "The Belle of Mayfalr" at Daly's, and t!iat he win give Mlea and Miss ily advice this noon wh»n Mins Horton's <.■'.. Miss Suratt is called. The case*has attracted muoh attention, ami besides the rest of the "• Girls" there vill iegalon of from other productions at tbe hearing. The May Hobaou, Eleanor Pendleton, Margaret ledge, Stella Beardsley, Clara ' . ■ Eleanor . and Rose Beatrice Winter have subpoenaed as witnesses. Mr. " ->r for Mr. Ryley, who Is producing "The . Mayfalr," was appeaii d to In i. bettlir.gr the affair out of court, but thought ■ to let the law take its court ■ ouble uro*e SITUATION AT AMHERST IMPROVING. Amherst. Maps., Feb. 18.— To settle doubts in tho public mind concerning the searlot fever situation at Amherst College, Professor George D. ©Ids, acting president, To-night Issued the following statement: j There havVb'en only -six cues of ,.;«,, fever j nt Amherst College, Including one death and tbi oth#>: ra?ps arfl irnurcvins. Tlni» liav" b e *n no new; cases since Thursday. Th- only reason for <-les!ng the college was a precaution against th» I spread of the disease. All students except tho-=9 I ti»duu- In Ama^rst toft town before Friday. RESUMES SEAT ON BENCH, Justice Fitzgerald, of Brooklyn, Says His Absence Was Owing to Sickness. Justice Thomas W. Fitzgerald, of the Court of Special Sessions. Brooklyn, who has very seldom been in court during the last two years, as a result of which charges have been made against him to the Bar Association, which the committee on grievances is now investigating-, appeared in court yesterday for the first time since last November. After deliberating with the other Justices, he made a statement In which he said that the criti cisms of him had been very cruel; that he had been a very sick man as a result of a hemorrhage of the nose, which had affected his heart, and which attacked him two years ago while on the bench and necessitated his going to a hospital. He said the statement that he baa only been on the bench twenty-eight times in 1906 was not true, as he had occupied the bench in the. Children's Court for forty-three days during August and September of that year, which was proof, he said, that he waa not aa delinquent as he had been painted. TOLEDO POLITICIANS DISGRUNTLED. Hear That the President Purposes to Appoint a Negro Collector of Internal Revenue. [By Telegraph to Th« Tril>un<».l 10, Feb. 18. — Toledo politicians rre rits gruutled because of a dispatch received h« day from Washington Baying that President Roosevelt's oontemplate'l appointment of a • to a federal position In ohio will come to the Toledo district, and that the appointee will bo a ; : >r of Internal revenue In the 10 office. Charles Cottrell, deputy county recorder, 13 suggested for the place, He has an ea r< i ord and has been six years in the I ■ . five years in the stai Columbus, and : c counl ■ re - [ice Every effort will be used by ilntnient, us Toledo appoint ment b< ntment. they Bay, should so t,> the Southern Ohio district, when the Negro ■ "VTIOLESALE AUTO ARRESTS Pittsburg Police Obtain 235 Warrants for Speed Law Violators. - - • i>» Xh< : le b raid on ■.". v arranta -•Ink.- violations of th< -■f the warrants -xfi-^ m of their ■ at the :• • . v that FORBIDS MARRIAGES OUT OF CHURCH >p of Denver's Orders Drives Catholics from Colorado to Wed. - iVlthln the ■ ■, ■ ■ i of a ■ - • • ■ ■ ■< pro • kind. OP.PERS REDUCED FARE IN WISCONSIN Railway Ccmmission Fixes Flat Bate of 2 1-2 Cents a Mile. ■ ■ i ■ i PLAN EXPLORATIONS IN ASIA MINOR. Mr. Carnepie, Mr. Sthiff nnd W. K. Vander bilt Will Finance Cornell Pari • ■ ■ ■ ... : ■ ■ ' • NOTES OF THE STAGE. In this city for a wi i the ■ i New Amsterdam Tl ■ atre "1 'i . ! ■ ■ N< a An ' ■■ m Mi . ■ ■■ ■ ■ ; ■ I r Rob ' a y Ann." It .. i b ■ • '•• :■■ ■ ■• baton 'i musicians in I ; of his new ■■ of "George . Jr.." at the New York Theatre n»xt tfternoi n Every woman !n the au t Will 1 • ■ fl\ <• - In re ts from tl • I pei - formance of 'Tl • .■■ lnsco Theatre, Wai ■: CORNELIUS VANDERBILT NOW CAPTAIN. Lieutenant Cornelius underbill waa unanimously elected last ni^ht captain of Company F. 12th Rai ment. X. a. X. Y. Mr. Vanderbllt has been sin.-.? December »'. Vx2, first lieutenant of. Company I.I '. 'if the same regiment, and In temporary command of it for tome time. • ■•• Joined the regiment as .1 5-erond lieutenant on September -". 1901. Cornelius ViinderbHt in commodore of the New York Yucnt Club, an l was appointed nlde-de-cainp 10 the lave Governor Higglns on December 31, 1901 • TASHJIAN GETS LIFE SENTENCE. Aram Taahjlan, who killed his brother and cut his body up on September S3. was convict-id of murder In th> second degree In Genera] Ssessions yesterday. Judge Rosalsky Immediately sentenced him to life Imprisonment. The defence \ :i<\ been that Tashjfan was Insane. Experts for the prose. cution, however, testified that he was only shaiti mlng Insanity. DIPHTHERIA CHECKED AT ITHACA. Ithaca, N. V . I • '■ ' 'li'.y two n< w diphtheria were reported to day, and the authorities feel th.it they have tl n well its hand. COTTON DUCK'S BIG EARNINGS. Baltimore. Feb. 18.— The annual ion tin : of ibe stockholders of the Consolidated Cotton Duck Company was held to-day. The statement of earn ings for the year ended December r.i last showed the gross Income to bo f10.024.5C4 20 and the net earnings to bo $1,301,881 89, an Increase of $384,700 31, as compared with 1903. The old officers were re elected, and a semi-annual dividend o? 3 per cent on the preferred stock was declared, payable April i, to stockholders of record Mai eh 20. WEINSEIMER IN THE TOMBS. "Diamond" Philip ' -inseini^r. th» labor loader ■who*» conviction for extorticn x» n<« nfßnoeri by th« .•\pp*Ha*» Division >>f th« Supreme Court It a de cision handed down on Friday l.tst aurreiidered yesterday to the District Attorney. Hi ".vas taken before Judge Cram, in the Court of General Ses sions, end. Mat to the Tt>mba> BIG EAST 34TH STREET SALE. 3IINTURX POST COLLINS BUYS PLOT FRONTING 534 FEET, NEAR THIRD AVENUE. J. C. Lyons Company Gets Site for Large Apartment House—Market Found for the Beacons field. Mlnturn Post Collins has bought, through Ames & Co.. Xo. 161 to 167 East Mth St.. two five story brick flathouses with four stores, on a plot BG.4x 9T.Sx Irregular. This parcel adjoins the northwest corner of 34th st. and third aye. Shapiro. Levy & Starr were the sellers. Tucker, Speyers & Co. have sold for J. Stevens L'lman and the estate of George H. Mollsr. Jr.. Xob. 65 and 57 East 56th St.. two four story high stoop brownstone dwelling houses, on a lot 50x100.5 feet. The Jeremiah C. Lyons Building and Operat ing Company is the buyer. It Intends to erect a twelve story housekeeping apartment house on the sit-. Henry Goodstein and John Palmer have bought from Helena Storm th* Beaconsfleld, a modern six story elevator apartment house. Kos. 135 and 127 West 115 th st.. «3xloo feet. It Is near St. Nicholas aye. Harvey, Nlckelson & Goodman were the W.*h! Solomon has sold for Dr. T. W. Che«se man to Mrs. T. W. Schedd. No. M East JHh St. (a Sailors' Snug Harbor leasehold). The Charles F. Noyes Company has sold for Isa bel Yon Felda and other persons, to Henry Lot burger, three loft and store buildings, Nos. .'J ana 72 c^liff st. and Nos. 44. 46 and 48 Ferry «t., a ( plot of about 3.400 square feet. Mr. 1/eerburgT Will re build the structure. Y. M. C. A. TO BUILD IN 27TH ST. Plans have "been filed with Buildings Superin tendent Murphy for a new et^ht story offtca build ing to he erected for the International Committee of the Voting Men's Christian Association at Horn, 11". and 127 East -"th st. and extending through the block to N"os. 123 and 124 East 2Sth st. It will hay« a from of 40 feet and a dept of '■' i '■ ■■'■ with a wide liKbf. court at the nide. The facade will be of gr.-inlt* at the fln<t story .-in.l brick, trimmed with limestone abo\e the jn« rinin« windows sit each story. The building 1? to rust *«>.<*io. according to the estimate of Tarteh t Schrocder, the arriutects. MORE STATEN ISLAND DEALS. .i F. Smith has sold to a syndicate^ comprising Major D H. Cortelyou, W. L. Stephens. W. W. Cornell. Prank T. Smith, H. J. Sharr«tt and several ether persons the Palmer tract of 217 lots at Port Richmond for $30.00% Th* new owners will lmtne dlately Improve and dcv.-lop it Th« dwelling house. No. 34 Central I " , Tomp klnsville. formerly the property of the late Mrs. Clarissa Dockham, hrx* be»n -old under foreclosure procenrjincs at t!i« office of Moffatt *■ Schwab. TompktnsvllK by A. L. Schwab, aucUnneer. to Otro w. Thomen. of Grvrnfs Hill, who paid Jle.."<N> for the property. Mr Thonien will renovate th» housa and m.ik»» it his home. The building had bten a boarding houne for several years. Th«> Northfield Building, l-fin nnd Sa\inir^ As!"> clation. one <>f th« oldest urA most prosperous in »tltutlons of the kind In the state, has purchased th« two story building at No. 3 Union ave-. Marin ers" H;iri»>r. of F/. \V. Decker, and will shortly letiuihl tlm pn ipertV. making a complete banking house of It. whirh the company purposes to occupy. Other building ;ilnn° Include a hotel In Bay View aye.. Prince's Bay, for Charles Schopp, and several dwelling h°us"s. TRANSACTIONS IN REALTY. William Llnnen !» the purchaser of Nf». 78 West 12th st.. a four story sim flathouse, 19.11x103.3 fe-it. sold through EMgar T. Klngsley. 11. '*. Senior £ Co. h:i\<» M for the New York Li.'o Insurance and Trust Company, as trustee? of Grace I>. Nleholl and Kl^le B. I^rd. to Mary Eno Pinchot, No?. 115 an.l 117 West 64th ?t.. two four story dwilinsr houses, on plot ?.7i100.5 feet. Samuel (.1. H«-ss lias bought No. 12 West S2d St., r six story fiHthon.se. with stores, on plot 3-jxl'».s fe»-t, between vn an-1 9th a'f. llhrrt S.>k.*lcki i.a-s sold for Leon Sanders to Martin Kng.l t!,« three six story new lan houses, with stores, at th« northwest corner of Grand and Thompson 8t». Th«* corner hotise, known r.s No* .'« and U- Grand st. and Nos. I? and 21 Thompson »t.. measures 60x<2 feet. N<>?. Z* a:ul CS Grand St. IS U'X&Z fe r t, and Nos. 23 and 2J Thompson ut. m^as ur-H 38.6x100 foot. Wr!j:!it Barclay li.is sold f<>r a client No. 3i? to 3!t West 2f.Mi St.. r>ur threo story dwelling house", en plot 80x98.9 feet! also Xi s. 3Jk and 32s W^at -.>ih »t.. two tl.res story dwelling houses, on plot 41X&5.3 ■■Miss M. Monxhan and Morlta a Morgenthan havu f.o!il for Mrs. H.r.ert K. Turner ami for tho Morrison and Bchulte estates No. 33 to 3^ West Ktd 6t.. a piot 64i10L10 f^-et. ti> Fr.mk Woyttsek. who will build an einlit stoiy upa.trner.t hous« on the BltO. V: V Pescla & Co. liave sold for a client to P;i*uiuuU« Tail & rfon th» r.vfi st.iry double tonement l.ouce, with stores, at No, i\Z Rast K'th St Drsfnuer & Ct». have resold for a client to M. J. Henßchel No^. 1459 aiul imi Lexington aye.. south east corner -'f lllth si . two four story buildings, ••n plot ... f«et. Julia A. Wl.itehoine took title to the par.-H on Hiitur.liiy. Donald Robertson has sold to <~\iro:in<» Ross N.\ (•VI St. Nicholas aye.. a five story tlathouse. on lot StslOO feet. Flnhey & Mathews have sold for Joseph 1.. But tenwleser the vacant l"f No. 152 w«-.^t iM st.. 25x lOtXS feet. Tlie bu.wr will improve the property. Charles 10. Duross l:ns sold for a Mr*. H>-rrin?: t-> <;. B. Seely*s Skt-.s No. :;06 West 15th st; a three story dwelling house, on lot feet. The buyers C. F. KING OPENS OFFICES. Boston Financier Holds Big Reception in St. James Building. Fully three thousand persons attended th<» recep^ tlori yesterday ttheSt. .lames Building, Broadway and 26th street, hold by C. I". King, th* Boston financier, on tho occasion of tiit» opening of Uta Sew York office. Tho reception began at 10 o'clock In ti.e morning and was not over until 10 o'ulock .at nl^ht, cijiinj which hours' the offices wete crowded. Tlie C. V. King t~luan.-t.il Agency, as th-> Boston concern is known, and under which name It will operate here, oieupl»s the entire second floor of tho St. James Bui 1 ding. With Its marble floors, walls and columns, it^is considered «>n*> of the hand somest offices of Us kind In this city. The parti tions of the general otl'ue are of mahogany and glass, while th>» several private offices nr«- ht:ng with rich tapestries. Tlio eft--<n of tho furnishings was further enhanced yesterday by groat Jardinieres Of freshly cut carnations and other flower?, which wore distributed to the women \isitors. C. F. Kins lu^ long been known in Boston finan cial circles. ll» Is president <'f tbe Kinc-Crowther Corporation, the Douglas Copper Company. ih* Alton Manufacturing Company and the Norton «. »n Company, and treasurer of the Khrman Manufact uring Company. Mr. King announces thai tv^ ac cepts orders from clients only in such enterprises us he han personally nut siu..tcil and invested it. Ho tiops no margin business, and, In fact, hu mad* a campaign against It. None or his own su»-k-< are listed In ;hi> market; ami .•■ accepts stocks only in part payment for ■ me of Ills own for what they will bring In the market Hi guarantees his in vestments. WONT REMAND POLLITZ SUIT. Judge Says Action Against Wabash Must Stay in Federal Courts. Judge Lacombe handed down an opinion yester day In th« United States Circuit Court denying the motion of James Points to remand to t!io state courts the suit recently Instituted by him agatnst the Wabash Railway Company and others. The case was begun In the state Supreme Court and removed to federal Jurisdiction by the d-> fendants. The suit wan brought to prevent the exchange of the company's former outstanding bonds for ;i new issue of debentures. FHICK COMPANY RAISES WAGES. Coke Makers Get 10 Per Cent Increase — Pay roll To Be 1,3 75,000 Monthly. [By Telegraph to Tli* Tribune.] Flttsl Keb. IS.— The employes of thy II C. Frick Coke Company are to receive nu increase In wages of ;■> per cent on and after March l. ac cording to notices posted by President Lynch to day. Twenty-one thousand workmen will be direct ly benefited, and* the action will probablyTcoinpel other coking companies to mate ■ similar advance. The cokf> companies made 5:) 000 000 more last v«; ; r than they did In 1905, and there were over ".OGOvOtf) more tons of coke produced than In IMS. The pay roll of the Prick company has been about H.250.0U8 a month. BANK OF ENGLAND TAKES GOLD. London F»p. tS-Th" United Ptates <1M not com pete for the 8.500,000 In gold available In th» mnr. if™ to-day. The " ra()UIlt ' with. the •xiUDtlon "f rW*J2! ln ? """" t * ken b > the Bank of Ens land. Tlm fxiam was unchanged. own the three adjoining: dwelling rouses. Xa. m to 331. and Will tract a five story factory on th« combined plot. M. L- &■ C. Ernst have bought, through j Claiw ence Davids, from the Lyons estate thirteen thra» story brick houses on the west aide el Concord aye.. between I«3t and 142 d sts. The pror»rtTr comprises No. ££ to S3i. each .-"xSO and 100 feet' No. 337 to 311. each 16*8x100 feet, and No. 349 to »* southwest corner of 14£ d St.. each XsIM feet Tfca houses were owned for many years by the Lyons estate. The buyers will sell them separately. J. Clarence Uavies and Lewis Earle have «old for Henry Lewis Morris nine lots, facing Islth a- River aye. and exterior st. . Th* Ernst-Cahn Realty Company has so!il ta Helena B. Soderberic No. 20CS Lafontains ay» ™ two story frame building 1 , on lot loxio> feet. * M. L. & C. Ernst have bought from Francis D Halnes No. MS East la&th St.. a three story frame dwelling house, on lot 25x100 feet, between Melrose and Courtland avee. Tlie Ernst-7aha Realty Own pany ri>->jmf!ated tho sale. Ihe Bankers* Realty and Security Compaa* through Walter F. Baylis. has sold the rest of hi property at Tremont Terrace, consisting of ahoat eighty lots. This completes the sale of over 83 lota in the tract opened by the Bankers' Realty anil Security Company loss than two years ago Jackson & Heun report the following: sales: Twa lota on the east sMa of Vyse aye.. Si feet south of 172 d St.. for Jane. K. Huntei and Gertrude Hotte* the plot, f.OxliX) feet, on th<> west side of Bryant b.t<» # 175 feet south of lT2d street, for John V, i^c^- th'i plot 100x100 feet, on the »ast Hide of Bryant av«L. 75 feel south of 172rt St.. for the Jackson ConstmoT tlon Compuny, to Samuel Horowitz, for Improve ment with flvn two family brick dw#Uingf kousea* also the southwest corner of LonKfellow lv i «ai lT2d »t., 50x100 feet for Russbl S. Johnson. John H. Behrmann has sold for Charles Haarfit % dwelling house and two lota on 224 th st., east of White Plains aTe.: also for Philip Schnur a dwelj- Inc USS and two lots at Westchester aye. aj,,) Bronx Boulevard Charlen A. Weber has "old for a Mr. Heiferia-h No. frt'> Enst lCSth st.. a f«->ur si " (lathe <•. 25x181 feet, to a Mr. Hoffman. Also sold for a client the southwest corner of Rth si an<l Av»r.u<i D, Union port, a plot IQsxlM leet..to a builder for Improve ment. Real Estate. Real Estate Title searching as prac tised by this Company guarantees the greatest care and accuracy obtain able, and consequently the greatest security. Lawyers Title Insurance and Trust Company capital & $9,500,000 surplus $if|3Uy]l:iiU 17 Liberty Street. 69 Liberty Street, «T.::« D«pt.) (Trust * B«=k'.2g D»;t-> MAJIHATTA>. 188 Hoatasa* Street. Brooklrm. <T:t!<? Drp:. d3d I;^>£ a; Biakins L't-.- i vi ~. Hi ii } to ? i O-LtJ«UvM/ on BlSt RiorJjases. private dT»':trjj er West Side prepartlta prefsrr*'!. JOHN A. O3BOKN, -2 Ceiar Bt. Real Estate at Auction. REAL ESTATE AT AUCTION FEU. 1!>. 1007. D. I'HO:XH IXORAHAM. Aucllonerr. To Let for Business Purposes. LARGE STORE FLOOR TO LET METROPOLITAN REALTY EUIT.DING. (Fireproof.) Fror.tlr.sr Brooklyn Bride* MTILI.IAM AND ROSE 3TB POWER. ELEVATOR. Ac. DAT AND NIGHT. Rl LAND & WHITING CO.. 5 BEEKMAN ST. IMPORTANT ! " A chance to s»t Dne storps. r.ir?!-.- loeatwl •_ t.-> J^ *u;t*b'.<> fur any baatorn. U>"! Lextactoa aye., ccr. ft»JtS •t.. Janitor, or 5. HAP.ni?. 19S Broadway. "" FEET on Broadway. 6«;h «t.. rtTth st.: •tores and •' • rvfT!re«: new buiM!n«r: most <i"»irab'» for a - ;'o> m«bt> traJ«. Xionms WEINSTEiN owner 1?<53-«3 Hroailway. Brooklyn Property for Sale. FISKE FLATBUSST' "ACKEBSON HOUSES" $12,000 UP DETACHED ONE- FA MILT DWELLINGS T. 11. AIKKKSON COMTANV. N«-w Vcrk cir.-es: Urt N&ssaa St DENT $!>.:'•. E.vrif: ri:ii*r: jj.-j«; iwsu. sicco two 111 1 3 utory and *T^r*-<. hr:.-k; a«". «nT«saneat; >> roomt i an.l bath. OWNER. tSi IV.in st.. Brooklyn. l furnished Apartments to Let. BLST FOR THL PRICL In Sfw York, six roo:n (all light) apartments. «f«a !•'»'. »32 «<> J3S. No. 14V. Lexington aye.. cor. MOi s'-. i. nii.-r. .-.- S Tl.\r.ni<. V.w lir-.--i.lwty. Furnished Apartments to Let. V— ELEHANTLV FCRNISHED APARTMEST: prt . \a:«- bath: ft 60 dj'.iy: lncludlns mcala two. SC3 vf-U>: one, $1S THE ALABAMA. 15 Ka.it llrh »t. Country Property to Let. TO RENT FROM MAY IST. Surrrner h->ro». •«•<.» hc>'j«<». furnishei*: 5 arr»» esrt4 for; dellstltfal -■ .- ■ Has*: i littln over an hoar froa Gran.l Central Station on either Har>m or N. 11. K. R. tn Westchrster County. R«nt. $1,800 t'T »?non. Tot further parUculara apply PHItXIPS * WELLS. Trtbua* Building, Now Yoik. FOR SALE TO CLOSE ESTATE AT RYE ON THE SOUND ab>t;t ci» acres }ti>;n roluxg i^xnt*. fronttnji maradamtsed arenurs. a I lr.-.rn->i»rr.er.A MDERBCN REALTY GO., Mount him H. Y. Htm a h.ur«: ariijii.- o..ttai*-« af < 'rr.ionde Park. Cau, wrtta. Pho:i« f Pr particular*. «.-arroUton Realty Co.. TTorli Bulldlnr. New Ycrk City. COUTH ORANOK, HEIGHTS — Throe rew :mi ft* t. v-" a! "- Writ* for booklet XEW.VEK KUALTT COit 1 AM, South Orange. N. J. Country Property for Sale. BRICK HOUSE; modern UnproTemenu; 10 roe—. N»tX laurdry: tto-.I htat.-r: ilry cellar; flr.est l.vatSoo: lot I.To f<»^t frontage: g;mi«>n. fruit tree*; built and ocou 'vj 'v owntr< w< B MM Central aye . Plain- S J HI fully furnished, strain heat, electric, light. ca»; 1U.500. about cc» thini i-iiMi: als.>. h^Kel .if no rouras. ti I -.rorn:*. fully port ["'V °° !ljts - * :S - l -' w - CHA3. WALLACE; FWe- City Property for Sale. • MBl ■ home din OK CO-OrZRATTTB l^ll'i?^-^ OWNERSHIP. SR*i 3ts~??i ?l Apartments for aal* on th* co-op«r- K2|.iffJv<Kfr «t!v« plan. Can bo occupied at one*. Cft'ia'Si'w'lO' Most desirable tn»Ki»tin^nt or horn* tot ■SF'M't'- "fined families. Act promptly If ln * R|liUiSA*fV*»iR |l iUiSA*fV*»il l tere^teil. iJfT.wr'ihbu^. «jEKi.\rn RKAI-TV TO.. 1 "•*- «4» MAIMSON HKME. ,■■■'■- 3 T^uropcan Property for Sale. T^\T.^ -T,ARr,B CABTVB; m?il-rn !-n;>rr"-'*m«!itSl r f»rr romf'-rt; in Touralne. Franc*. •TC«j'tieTi»l os» »•(-- »botn 1. 000 1 -»• with la^»3i vlr.evar-Js. woaali f»rir.?. and mUla: *pi»n^w rKn* en *h» T^»o»y of irsdr*: 11 mi!»s frrr.» J->r!>. l«n r»i:«<» 'fn two ritl"»V s^a tior»: »j»ni x »nd r-.-«- »*ter e'e-- i«*i m«ohaaicallyl fluhir.T. 9h»»'.a», •-as'i* and P*rl: can b» lot by Use y«aa> 'H'rlte ROBEJt'I'B. 383 •« 4Sih ttrcet. Xcr T«* CUA .