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V 01"V 01 " LXVII N° 22,248. T ,
Milwaukee Convention of Teleg
raphers Will Consider Case.
ffo communication took place yesterday bo
tween National President Small of the Commer
cial Telegraphers' Union and the local leaders,
and none of them apparently cared where he
• went The resentment of the strikers against
him was not diminished for his action in send
• ing the dispatches to the locals asking them to
vote on the question Of declaring the strike off,
p.nd if he bad appeared at the meeting of the
strikers which was held in Clinton Hall In the
afternoon be would have got a warm reception.
There was some disorder in the street during
the day.
Mr. Small left the Astor House at about 7:30
a. m.
A parade of strike pickets a.« a demonstration
of Ftrength took plae rt yesterday mornintf around
th? Western Union Building, at No. 195 Broad
tvay. There were about two hundred, of whom
about one-third were women, and they saner as
Ifcey marched, except when they stopped to
fihout left-handed compliments to the non-union
worker; 5 . A crowd soon collected, and the police,
fearing disturbances, dispersed the paraders.
Two of the men who declined to mov<» on were
arrested. While the excitement was at its
height Eastern Superintendent Brooks of the
Western Union Company arrived and had pome
difficulty in petting through the crowds into
the building. He said that he believed the pick
et? did not mean mischief, but he thought the
display a foolish thing.
The meeting of the strikers In the afternoon
was nearly as large as the meeting on Sunday.
Mr. Small was half expected to be there, but be
did not appear. There were hostile demonstra
tions when Mr. Small's name was mentioned,
which Daniel L. Russell, who presided, quelled
at once. A speaker who suggested that Mr.
Small might have meant well was greeted with
shouts of amusement.
-al bulletins were read, among them one
that the national executive committee had called
»i special convention of a delegate from each
local to be held in Milwaukee on October 23, to
take un the case against Mr. Small and arrange
to put his successor in office, -who will probably
br First Vice-President Beattie in case the eus
penston of Mr. Small is made permanent.
A question from a Ptriker who wanted to be
•d if the executive committee had any
thing to do with Mr. Small's action on Satur
day night brought hisses.
' I do not believe it had," said Thomas I). Se-
Door, secretary of the meeting, "but if it has Its
era will get the same dose as Small got. I
believe Small did it himself."
The meeting was not through with Small,
however. Afier eev?ral bulletins were read that
the strikers were remaining out in all tha large
cities and as far as could be learned the smaller
towns, resolutions were carried unanimously de
nouncing Mr. Small and calling for his imme
diate resignation.
The representatives of the telegraph companies
eai d that the decision of the telegraphers to
continue ths strike would not change the situa
tion. Vice-President and General Manager
N;.::y, of the Postal company, eaid that more
•strikers were coming back dally, three or four
at a time, and that the attitude of the company
would not be changed by anything' the strikers
might do.
The following announcement was made to the
telegraphers now employed by the Postal com
pany by President Clarence H. Mackay, who
arrived from Europe on Saturday:
The Postal Telegraph-Cable. Company, appre
ciative of the loyal spirit displayed by the em
ployes who remained faithful, and by those who
came to Its aid when so many old employes
abandoned their duties, believes that this loyal
spirit may be strengthened by association Into
a powerful agency for maintaining good rela
tions between the company and its employes
fend the prevention of such movements as cul
minated in the occurrences of last August, and
it has, therefore. In conjunction with its em
ployes, decided to form an association of those
employes •who have faith In the disposition of
the company to deal equitably with them, who
are opposed to strikes, commotions, or coercive
measures, and who recognise the plain truth
that their own prosperity [a bound up in the
prosperity of the company. Such an associa
tion will be called The Postal Telegraph Em
ployes' Association, and its object will be to
reruro to the company a loyal working force
end to its members employment undisturbed by
factions seeking to coerce or embarrass or harass
the company or Its employes; and its further
object will be to render financial aid to its em
ployes when si. or disabled, and also in case
of death The directions in which such an asso
ciation may extend its activities for the benefit
at its members may easily be seen. The com
pany contemplates that this association may be
made the means of remedying local complaints
by affording a ready mr-ann by which such com
plafnts may he properly considered and also
that it may be turned to the purpose of self
help and the advancement of Its members no
cially, educationally and materially, all of
which objects will nave the hearty support of
t'ne company.
Daniel L. Russell, chairman of the local
strategy board, rejrardinff Mr. Mackay's state
ment, said: "I* It is loyalty the Postal Tele
graph Company wants, what la the matter with
the members of the Commercial Telegraphers*
tTnlon of America, who have made a record of
loyalty to principle? The Postal should know
that these union telegraphers worked for that
company for years at an average salary of £15 a
Week. If the strike breakers the. postal wants
to organize are so loyal to th« company, why Is
It necessary to pay them $75 a week and grant
them extraordinary privilege*?
'The test of loyalty is not how much graft
the loyalist* must be given to hold him loyal.
but how much he Is willing to sacrifice. Th«»
strike breakers are trading on the genuine loy
alty of the strikers. The strikers arc high class
American workers. They ,re intelligent and
Independent. If they want social advantages,
they know how to get them. Social advantages
presuppose a corresponding income. if the
company will furnish the income the telegraph
ers will relieve the company of the responsi
bility C f supplying the social advantages."
Superintendent Brooks of the Western Union
company Bald that Russell was right when he
said that Mr. Small had called the first strike
In Ban Francisco in opposition to the national
rfTJUIUva committee, whose members wanted to
Pive the Nelll-Clowry letter guaranteeing arbi
tration of disputes a trial before the strike
*'"« declared.
■$ "That letter ceased to be operative,'' he said,
"Juist as coon as the present strikes began. Wo
can have now no dealings with our former em-
Ptoyca. We are in good shape as It Is. The
Oalvestoa '"-.-ii last night voted to gfve up the
ateifce, and the strikers in CharU-stou. S. C re
turned to work. There were seven of them.
Pour of the strikers returned to work here to
Early last night wo men, said to be teleg-
( mflfiufii » n „,., on.! r:";e.
JCnSa Sce^£°A a £! VJ '#?«» J' lne excursions.
To-day, fair,
■morrow, cloudy and wanner; variable winds.
Report That President JVas in Close
Pursuit- Others Have Seen Bruin.
\ By Telmrmph to The TrllMin'-. ]
Btamboul, La,, Oct. 14.— According to a report
brought Into Btamboul this noon, the President
was In close pursuit of a bear soon after sun
up to-day, and it is believed that before night
fall bis long; run of ill luck had come to an end
Assistant Secretary Latta. Leo Shields ami
W. W. Mangum. who conducts a plantation In
Mississippi, (.instituted the part) returning
from the President's quarters on Bear Lake,
and they reported that the hunters were more
hopeful of success than at any time bince their
expedition went into the cunebrake.
on Saturday two or three bears were sighted
in (act, every member of the party saw Bruin
except the President, who happened to be
bunting In the wrong place when the bears
showed up. Two or three of the President's
companions were near enough t<> the bear they
saw to have shut him. but they refrained out
of respect to their distinguished Kiiest.
Until the President bags a bear, all mem
bers of the bear family may be said to be rea
sonably safe in the neighborhood of the lak.
Hears In number* might come to the camp in
the I res i, I cut's absence and might be evtjn im
pertinent enough to bar the path or slap the.
face of any other hunter in the compan) with
impunity, but woe to the flaring animal that
shows up after the President gets his.
The President and ills friends did no bunting
yesterday, but spent most of the day walking
about the vicinity of the camp ami reading
books and magazines. "Ben" Lilly, the Presi
dent's personal escort, who has (great respect
for the Sabbath i>ay. lost his bunting knife
late Saturday afternoon, but would not hunt for
It until to-day.
Two timber w.ilves yestfl-day passed Within
sifcht of the camp, und so excellent is the out
look that the President has decided to remain
at the present camp and !io> ko to Tvnsas
Parish, as was planned last week. The weather
remains perfect for hunting. There was a
Flight coating of 100 en the water this morning.
The President will c-onie Into Btamboul next
Sunday before starting Monday on his return
to Washington.
Injury to Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Will
Keep Him from Game Two Weeks.
can. bridge. Mass., Oct. 14.— Theodore Roose
vdt. Jr., who was taken out of the Harvard
second team's game with Phillips Exeter Acad
emy last Saturday on account of an injury, was
found to-day to be developing water on the
knee. This injury probably will ke<-p him out
of football for at least two week? Ills absence
from the second team will be noticed, v bo
was playing a good game at end.
[By T«leniapt> to Tha Tiitur.r ]
Nashville, Term., oct. 14.— 1t i» reported hem
that President Roosevelt la coming to Nashvliln
to complete the compilation of data on tho life of
Andrew Jackson which It Is said ho will use in
a book about the former President. Mr. Roose
velt it is said, will visit the Hermitage on Oc
tober 22 and will also Inspect the tomb of Jack
Aged Mrs. Palmer May Die from
Injuries by Car.
Bewildered in the maelstrom of traffic at
Fourth avenue and 23d street, Mrs Helen Louise
Palmer, ninety years old, of No. 15 West 129 th
street, was perhaps fatally injured by a west
bound surface car yesterday Mr*. Palmer Is
the aunt of Dr. Walter Densel head of the Street
Cleaning Department, and of J. A. BenseL Com
missioner of Docks and Ferries.
She had Just left the subway station when tha
car struck her, the forward wheels passing over
her left lea;. While being taken to Bellevue
Hospital Mrs Palmer revived long enough to
give her name and address. Dr. Bensel, who
was at once Informed of the accident, stayed
with his aged aunt until she had recovered from
the effects of the operation which was performed
Immediately after she was taken to the hospital.
On account of her ape it Ib not expected thai she
will liv. .
Metropolitan Expected to Acquire
Part of Great Collection.
It ix expected, it was learned last evening, that
some of the art objects, un<l especially several of
the old masters, collected by the late Rodolphe
Kann. of Parip. and bought by Duveen Brothers,
Th.- Fifth avenue art dealers, for £.000.000, will be
acquired by tho Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Whether they will be purchased by J. Pierpont
Morgan, the president, and given to the Museum,
or purchased by the Museum with the income of
tl c Rogers fund, which amounts to about $250,000 a
year, i: not disclosed. It was said, however, that
Mr. Morgan would have every opportunity at pri
v.-it. sale to obtain some of the finest things In the
collection before Its dlnperßal In Paris in Decem
ber, and that the Metropolitan Museum would also
have every facility desired.
Henry J Duveas, the h^ad of the firm of Du
veen Brothers, who arrived from Kurope on the
l,i;sitnnia. .-:< id laM evening that Mr. Morgan's
j.ilprost in Hie Kann collection would be properly
guarded, so Car as «n bis selections were cen
cerned. In the Kann collection are remarkable ex
amples of Rubens, Rembrnndt, Gainsborough, Van
Dvek. Kruns Hals and ITelasqUes. Mr. Puveen
■aid 'hat offers to purchase objects of the collec
tion had been received from all part? of the world.
Several forcipn museums are baying and bMriln«
for many objects.
Tiie Kann follf-rtion. Mi. Duveen said, will re
main In the. Kann palace. In I'arl?. where it has
always been, untourhed. till the middle of Dei-em
l,er, for exhibition to th* art loving public It will
then be dispersed to the different persons who
have bought parts of it. Anything that Is not nold
In the X.'inn palace then will be shown in the new
galleries which Duveen Brothers are erecting in
i lie Place Vendfime. in Paris, and which arc near
ly finished.
Be port That President Issued Order
to Convince Latter.
[By T<"l«"Xraph to The Tribune. )
("l iiapo, Oct. — There Is a story here that
President Small of the Telegraphers" Union
bad an Interview with George Gould in New
York recently and proposed arbitration of the
strike. Mr. Gould Is reported to have replied:
■ -Why should we arbitrate now, ; when the
operators are nearly all ready to go back to
'Then Mr. Small replied: "To show you how
far you are wrong I will Issue a statement ad
vising th« men to go back to work or vote Oil
the question of cunt inning the strike."
Thereupon President Small issued his now
iamoua Btatement. _..- -—* —
NEW-YORK. TUESI ) AY, ( X T( ) BE K 1 r», 1 907.— FOURTEEN PAGES.— t£ZS2Z2ZJS-
One Killed and Xineteen Injured,
Five Fatally, at S ton// ford.
I By T>>pra;>:i ?o Thp Tl ihnne I
Middletown. N. V.. Oct. 14 -A 4*x>-"oot trestle
c new Erie & Jersey Railroad, at Stony
ford, six miles from this city, collapsed at noon
to •!•!' and <nrried down with It In a ninety
foot piuns;.- sixteen workears, carrying twenty
men. One of the men was killed, live others
were fatally Injured and none of the remaining
fourteen escaped serious Injury.
Th* i resile was one of* the largest on the
Erie *■ Jersey Railroad. The work train had
passed over it twice In the morning, and i'
seemed safe. < m the third trip, just h^ the
locomotive reached the end of the t resile, it
swayed and fell, carrying the sixteen cars and
twenty men with it ninety feet below. The
lir--!ikintf . i i* the coupling pin on th> locomotive
saved it from going down
Shrieks and groans of agony followed the
crash, and the hundred men working near by
reared for a time that all the victims of the
crash were either killed or fatally injured The
foreman Immediately put the other laborers
to work dragging out their comrades. One of
the rescuers wan George Briscovitch, and he had
worked only a few moments when he found the
dead body of his brother. John.
Many of the wives and sweethearts «.f the
laborers assisted In the rescue work. One of
thes«- was Mary Carina, who wan searching for
her tlan< c, to whom she wa> to be married to
morrow. She found him pinned under a i;ir. and
rescued him by li'tlntf the ear ofr him wl
i r.i w led out
Eight "f the most seriously Injured were
brought to the hospital in this cltj Five of
them, the doctors say, will die.
The trestle was constructed ovei a ravine on
the Guymard and New burg Junction branch of
the road, and w.;s Ik-Ihk used to make v till.
offUiulH of the company say the recent rains
undermined the trestle. tl:e lost on which will
ti mount to $20,000.
Par!// Run Down at Pennsylvania
Grade Crossing.
Pottstown, Perm.. » >ct It -As the result of a
grade crossing automobile accident on the Phil
adelphia * Reading Hallway at Keim street
here to-night four persons were killed and one
was probably fatally injured. The aut mobile
which was run down on the rrossini by ■
Pottsvllle express, contained a party of five
• from Klraberton, Chester County, Perm
The dead ar« Jacob Reese, fifty -five year- old;
Mx* Jacob Reese, forty-eight rears <>!d. Mr«
Anthony W. Emi ry. Jr . forty-two years old, und
Belva Emery, one year old. child of Mrs. Emery.
Anthony W. Emery, Jr.. owner and driver of
the aut. tii. .bile, was the only one of the party
to escape death, but his thixh ««» broken and
etved Internal liijnilss )ri tho accident.
The party were OB th^ir way home fri.m a
■hopping trip In thin city when tiie accident oc
curred. The I Hi— lng where the automol lie was
struck is reached after a sharp turn A h*»dß-»>
.»nd a clump of trees, toK'th.-r With h couplSJ of
buildings, i*irti\ obscure the crossing until
within a snort distance) of it" approach, and !t
is probable Mr Emery did not know ■ train
was due. for he drove ih" machine dire< I
the triii'ks in front of the ezpi>
The automobile was broken !"»■> bits and the
members of the party were hurled •■ ;t "f the
machine, Mr Reese and Mrs Dmery «er>>
killed Instantl) Mi Reese'i ■• k iras broken,
and she died on the train while !•■ Urn brought
into tiie city. Belva Emery died fr >m a fract
ured skull In a hospital ;i fen hours after th»i
ai eident.
Rmm and Un Emery wen sisters, and
by the accideni almost an entln family is wiped
Manager of Milliner// ComjXiny
instantly Killed.
Afi>-r a friendly chat with a policeman, who
was standing near his home, and of whom he in
quired the way to the door, Adolpli Combes, who
whs livlnp temporarily with his son at No. ."'.l
Manhattan avenue. f,|| down a flight of stairs
at thut number early this morning and was in
stant ly killed
Mr. Combes was a resident of Boston, where
he lived with his wife at No. 154 Sa\in Hill, and
as the manager of the Leon Rheim Millinery
Company, at No. H"><> Fifth avenue. New York,
he made frequent trips to this city.
About h week ago became down on a business
trip and bad been staying with Ms son. Arthur
Combes, al the above number In Manhattan ave
Auctioneer's Wife Slips While Boarding
Moving Train.
Miliburn. N J-. Oct. 14 (Special).— Mrs,
Joseph P. !>;<>'. wife of the well known auc
tioneer and real estate operator of New York.
had her left foot amputated at the ankle while
attemptlnK to board a Lackawanna tram to
day Mrs. Dny and her husband tried to get on
the train after It had started and she slipped
from the step of one of the cars. Mr. Day was
attempting to assist his wif.- when she slipped,
and his presence of mind in pulling her clear
of the track probably wived her from being
more seriously injured.
Mr.«. Pay exhibited considerable pluck while
waiting for the arrival of Dr. I) X English, who
had her removed to the Day homestead, "t old
Short Hills. Mrs. Day suffered from shock, but
her condition was greatly Improved last night.
Chicago Millionaire Assistant State's Attor
ney in Murder Trial.
{By T»l— UMll to The TrlUine.l
I'hicago, Oct. 14.— Robert H. MeCormtck, the
millionaire, who practises law as a pastime, ap
poared in court to-ilay as the slate's prosecutor
in a murder trlul. Mr. McGormtck Is aetir.fi; as
assistant state's attorney without pay— ln fact, ho
baj done BO for a year. This is his first effort in
:? murder •■■<■<■. however. H- k opposed by thr««
„ , ;.,,. i, VstV 5t known criminal lawyers In Chicago.
Pour i!" ii are on trial for murder. They are
,i of backing Henrj Maurice, <>f No. i-
Hholto street, to death white robbing him on
April 10. They are alleged to have also .stabbed
Mrs. Maurice, who has slme becoflßS Insane. Mr.
McOortßick pleads for the (■'•v.'.h penalty for nil
four men.
Blood Partner. Very nourishing.
11. T. Dewey & Sop* Co.. O Fulton 6L, New York,
-*dvU ... -- — ■ -- — * --*•■
Ihmaen and Foley Get a Broadside
from the Speakers.
Calvin Tomklns, prominent in the Mould
pal Art Society, Citizens Union and Hoard of
Trade and Transportation, was nominated last
night for Sheriff by the Citizens Union. Speak
er* at the meeting gave Justice M. I*inn Bruce,
JuJare Charles s. Whitman and Justice William
Wadhama :i rousing Indorsement, foreshadow
iriK their support by the union an«l Indicating
;■. large vote for them from the Independents.
Both Folej and Ihmsen, can. ll. lutes for Sher
iff, were severed criticised by tv- union people.
and it was apparent that they are going to try
to roll up a good vote fur Mr. Tomklns. A
committee of fifteen, with R. Fulton Cutting hs
chairman, was appointed t.. Investigate the.
records of the candidates running for the Judi
cial offices and report back to u:i adjourned
meeting -if the union on Moixlay night.
Preparations were made last night to circu
late petitions for twu thousand signers, that
number being necessary to nominate Mr. Tom
klm for Sheriff by petition. The nomination
must be made by midnight to-morrow night
K. Fulton Cutting said thai bo much dissatis
faction bad been caused by the nominations
mad.- by the two big parties thai it was thought
best to rail a meeting or ih.- Cittatens Union.
"Me have had the list of candidates put be
fore us, 1 -<id Mr. Cutting, "many of whom aiv
unknown to as. Some of them are worthy, and
others .uv n»i only unworthy but also utterly
unilt and worthless. There has been expressed
on all sides indignation that this year, when no
special offices are to be Blled. the two great
parties have red them to the parts workers.
The two parties have violated every principle
for which !h>- Oitlsens Union stands. It remains
for us to see if the -pint of this organisation Is
equal to the occasion of not It seems to me
that the public Is waiting for ■ vigorous protest
from this union."
Julius H.-:,ry C.h.-n. \sho sml a bill for re
distrlctinfl the municipal courts to Albany lasl
winter, said there could no! be the slightest
doubt about the character, fitness and ability of
Bni c, Whitman and Wadhams, three Repub
lican candidates op for election, but he at
,l some of the other nominations.
The voters on the lower East Side." said
Mr Cohen, "through the manipulation of the
bosses have ;i choice beteween Tom 1 Wneen
and 'I/.7V" Colin, both Sullivan men, whose nom
inal lon was part of a deal, part of ■ disgraceful
bargain. In years past we have been willing
to sit down with reputable and disreputable
political organisations to discuss the question
of naming fit candidates for public office, but
this year there was no chance for a real fusion.
-This ticket by the Republicans and Hearst
people 1s not a fusion ticket." continued Mr.
Cohen. "It Is a confusion ticket. The Repub
lican bosses *;iid. 'You support Bruce und
Whitman and Wadhams, and they are good
men. nnd wo will sell you the Sheriff. 1 The Ke
pubNcans said, "You may have the olßce of
Sheriff If y.>u win k«ep in office Bruce, Whit
man «nd Wadhams.' There are - an* candi
dates on the Tammany ticket worthy of support
i<nd some on the EtepubUcaa ticket, and w«
nhould rapport them. We ought to advise th»
people whlfh of thus* candlJatPH to vote for."
Henry Trewta s.iid his stomach could n>t
ntnnd such v dose as Foley or Ihms.-n
"Ono end of that ticket Is raw mid the other
end rotten," said Mr. Trewta, excitedly "Why.
gentlemen. If any one follow-, the trail of the
scandal of last winter m the Board of
Aldermen he will find that tt leads to the pri
vate oWce ..?■ Maximilian Ihrnsen. If we don'l
• tion "t. this disgrace there will t>. no
;,..-.i t.. disband this organization. We shall
need the grave digger. It reminds me of an in
rtdenl tiint took place down at the headquar
ters of the Salvation Army, In 14th street. An
enthusiastic speaker said: "Oh, my brethren.
you do not know how my heart overflows with
lov< for you. i wish there was a window in my
soul, so that you could see my overflowing love
for you! 1 And a small boy up in the gallery
piped out: 'Wouldn't ;< pane In the stomach do
Just as well, mister*' This Sheriff situation gives
me v pain In the stomach," said Mr Trewln.
"Every one agrees,* 1 said Mr Cohen, speaking
again, "that Bruce, Whitman and Wadhams
should be re elected, and everybodj agrees thai
• t < f the Republican candidates are no
good Two or three of the men on the Tam
many tlckH ;.re tit for th* bench, bui some of
them are not. The Committee of Fifty has
agreed upon four of the six men it is going
to indorse for the City <'ourt bench, and we
ought to have a committee to consider the .-.,!i
didates and report back.
■I don'l know of Mir think' agalnsl the record
..i Sir. Ihmsen that could !■•• put Into legal
■nape " continued Mr. Cohen, "but the prepon
derance of evidence In the Independence L«eague
Itself Indicates thai he rannot be trussed "
A committee of flve w.is instructed to report
on n candidate for Sin riff and the convention
took n recess of fifteen minutes, Mr Tomktns
wns chosen, as already stated a committee of
fifteen was appointed to consider the recom
mendation of all other candidates on th.- two
big tickets, and th* convention ndjourned for a
• '.•iivln Tomklns, manufacturer and merchant,
wns born In Knst Orange, N J.. on January '_'»;,
isr.s. th<- son of Walter and Bmma Augusta
(Baldwin) Tomkins. He I* a descendant of
Micah Tomktns, who settled al New Mllford,
I'onn.. In 1630, j'tni subsequently became one of
the. original settlers of Newark, N. .!. Mr. Tom
kins was educated at Prescott's School, Orange,
N. .1.. nnii at Cornell University. from which he
received the degree of Bachelor of Science in
1S7:». He Is president of the Albent Manu
facturing Company, tho Boaraar Brick company,
the Newark Lime and Cemeni company and is
a director of the Tomkins dive stone Company
and tho Hnttery Park National Hank.
Mr. Tomkins was prominent In the sound
money movement in ISJCI and INS>N. He was
chairman of the franchise committee of the
Citizens Union from 15M>4 to H*>Ti. when it
urged the adoption of the policy of municipal
control over all lines of public utilities Last
year he spoke in support of Hearst. He is
president of the Municipal Art Society of this
city and Is a member of the Cornell University,
Reform, Lawyers and the Atlantic Yacht clubs.
He lives at Tomklns Cove, N. Y.
lie ported Capture of Naval Officers
by German Torpedo Boats.
Berlin, Oct. 15.— A correspondent of the "Tage
blatt" at Emden telegraphs that according to a
dispatch received there from Borkum a yacht
with English naval officers on board has been:
captured by two Wllhelmshaven torpedo boats.
The officers arc suspected of having taken
soundings and mads photographs in forbidden
waters* >,
Marconi 1o Open Glace Bay Station
for Business Thursday.
Nerth Glace Bay, rape Breton. N. P.. Of. 14 —
Mr. Munoni expects to open his wtrstssa station
here for the transmission of press dispatches
between America and Kurope on Thursday next.
For the present the service will be limited to
twelve hours daily, probably between 8 a. m.
and 8 p. m. In The last few days, it Is said.
msssagts nave been passed between th* local
station and the station at Olifden. Ireland, with
regularity and accuracy. To-day a considerable
correspondence relating to the preparations for
the opening of the commercial service passed
between these two stations. To-morrow and
Wednesday will be given over to wireless re
hearsals, after which public business will be re
Mr. Marconi .said to-day that he was satisfied
with the progress made in preparation for the
handling of commercial matter. Messages, hr
said, were being daily received here, simul
taneously from the station at Clifdea and the
station at I'oidhu, Cornwall. The Cape Cod
station will be Immediately equipped. Further
tests, looking to the establishment of communi
cations with points at still greater instances, are
being made.
Pennsylvania Railroad Acts Because
of Stringency in Money Market.
[By TYleKrajih to The Tribune.]
Plttsburg, Oct. 14 j'resident James McCrea I
of the Pennsylvania Railroad, accompanied by '
a number of the members of the board of direc- i
tors, left Pittsburg this morning for an ex- !
tended trip of Inspection over the western part
or the road. According to President McCrea, the '
Pennsylvania will not •-■•> ahead with the exten- j
sive Improvements planned some time ago for ;
the lines west, on account of the present money j
stringency. Asked about the intended Improve- j
ments, which were to cost over $3,000,000, he |
"There is no programme for that. For some
reason Investors feel such a lack of confidence '
in the situation that they appear unwilling j
to supply capital for developing railroads or |
other Industries.'
In the party accompanying President McCrea
were the following directors: W. Parker Short- .
ridge. clement A. Grlscom, William H. Barnes), !
George Wood. C. Stuart Patterson. Kffinghain .
H. Morris, Thomas De Witt Cuyler. Lincoln
Godfrey, Rudolph Ellis. 11. C. Frtck and Charles I
1-: rsolL
Divorced Mother Captures Him in
Street and Flees.
Mrs. Maude Clark forcibly kidnapped her five- i
year-old son, Carleton. yesterday afternoon j
from Miss Mulrena Kraemer. at Lexington aye- j
nue and t">.")th street, and got away. Mr. and j
Mrs. Clark were divorced two years ago and !
had consented to have their boy adopted by !
Dr. and Mrs. Carlton C Kraemer. of No. ST»T j
Lexington avenue. The papers legalizing the !
adoption were signed by Justice Fitzgerald.
Mrs. Clark often called at Dr. Kraemer"
home and saw her boy. although Dr. Kraemer
nev«-r left him alone with his mother. She told j
Dr. Kraemer last Sunday that she was going j
to her home. In Dorchester. Mass., on the fol- j
lowing morning. Yesterday afternoon Dr.
Kraemer*s sister was allowed to take the boy j
out for a walk, because the physician thought j
the boy's mother was out of town.
The kidnapping occurred as Miss Kraemer j
and the boy were returning home.
Dr. Kra< mer reported the case to the police j
and swore out a warrant for Mrs. Clark's ar- j
rest. Detectives believe that she and the boy j
are now tn Dorchester.
Mrs. Clark bad previously b. en employed as •
n stenographer In the Trinity Building. The
father i« said to be in Canada.
Miss ' May Bradley, a young woman who. It Is
«.-:'UI. assisted In the kidnapping, was arrested
shortly after 6 o'clock at her home. No. »01 West
X-lth street, on !• warrant charging assault. Miss
Kraemer, who Identified her. alleges that sh«?
held her while Mrs. Clark Bed with the child.
Julius Cohn, a lawyer, gave $:."" ball for Miss
Wheat Soars— C. M. Schwab Said
To Have Lost II cavil
I Hv Teleirmpti to Th.> Trir.un-.l
Chicago, Oct. 14.— There was another ('.!>• of ,
frenzy In the i neat pit to-day, and the price ;
Jumped two cents in as many minute-. The ex- j
citement was short, bnt while it lasted the bears
were in a panic and fairly clawed one another :
when the price soared to the celling, as if it in- ;
tended to stay there. The sensational rise came i
after a period of short selling. Inspired by big
Russian shipments and reports of rain. Fear of ;
drouth had been a serious menace to the mar- ;
ket. The price for December deliveries had been j
depressed to si o.v-., and May to si l<>-"». The j
hears had grown elated, thinking, they had "Big
Jim" Patten and the bulls on the run.
Then the bull crowd put on th» screws, and :
the price of December soared to si (*7 r and ,
May to SI 12% la less time than It takes to tell
It. It Is now reported that Charles M. Schwab j
Is In the market on the hear side and that he. j
too. has lost heavily. Still, bean who declare :
he is in the pit admit that he is not among the :
men who are throwing big blocks of wheat into ;
the market in the nope of breaking down the
price. Up to date the bears stand to lose 10 ;
cents a bushel, and they are many bushels short, j
. * :
Sailed from This Port in Ancient Schooner j
Long: Overdue at Bermuda.
There are fears for the safety of Captain J. j
F. Lesupr. of Bermuda, among marine men here, j
Ha sailed the little Bermuda yacht Bam in the ;
ocean race to that island for the Bermuda Cup
last summer. .
Captain Leaner, with a crew of four, left this
port on September 19 or M in the schooner
Ellen T. King, which Is only seventy tons net
and is seventy-one years old, having been
launched In 1536. The Kin.i; had been fitted up
for wrecking purposes for a Bermudan and car
ried fifty tons of coal No vessel his thus far :
reported her. The King was expected to arrive
at Bermuda about October 1.
To, avoid running down a snail boy James '
Reynold.' driver of Fire Engine 107, swerved his
three horses Into a telegraph i«ole as he was turn
ing from Bands street into X.ivy street. Brooklyn,
last sight. The engine was on Ms way to a sm.Ul
are In High street The middle horse was kl'.leiL
that mado th« LJgUball liimgus,— - -£ '
* ■v
I tiling of 286,731 Shares in Horn
man Interest Temporarily licstrained.
Chicago, Oct. 14.— Stuyvesant Fish, through
his attorneys. H. W. Leman and Frank Ii Cul
ver, of Chicago, and Edgar H. Farrar. of New?
Orleans, to-day obtained a temporary injunc
tion whit .. will, if made permanent, restrain
lisa voting at the Illinois Central meeting here
on Wednesday of 2s»;.T.":t shares of stock of the
Illinois Central Railway Company, which would
otherwise be voted in the interests of 12. H.
Haul—an The writ is directed against tha
Union Pacific Railroad Company, the Rail
road Securities Company of New Jersey and]
the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New
York, which, combined, hold the above shares)
of stock.
Mr. Fish and his attorneys entered the court
room of Judge Ball, of the Superior Court, at-.
- o'clock, but it was not until two hours after
that time that they were able to obtain the)
attention of the court and ask for the Issuance
of the injunction.
The petition was filed by ex-Senator George)
P. Edmunds, of Vermont; John A. Kasson. of
Iowa; Stuyvesant Fish, of New York, and
William H. Emrich. of Chicago, as stockholders
of the Illinois Central Railway Company, gainst
that <-on>oratioh. Its directors and stockholders;
the Union Pacific Railroad Company, the Rail
road Securities Company, the Mutual Life In
surance Company and a large number of in
dividuals in whose names it is alleged ths
Union Pacific Railroad Company has placed all
the stock which it holds In the Illinois Central
and In whose nanieNthe Railroad Securities
Company, it is further alleged, has placed
I.~»,WA> shares of its stock in the Illinois Cen
tral. In addition to the temporary Injunction
sought, a final decree was asked declaring that
the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the
Railroad Securities Company have no power
under the laws of Illinois to own stock in th«
Illinois Central. It was also asked that these
companies be directed to sell their stock in thS)
Illinois Central within a reasonable time.
The petition charges an unlawful scheme of
the Union Pacific Railroad Company to control
the commerce of the United States by buy
ing large blocks of stock in the principal trans
portation companies. It also sets forth th«
facts stated in a recent report of the Interstate
Commerce Commission in regard to the trans
actions of the Union Pacific Railroad Company
and K. H. Ilarrlman.
It sets forth the names of corporations th*
stock of which, It is alleged, the Union Pacific
baa bought, among them the Chicago & Alton.
the Illinois Central, the Chicago. Milwaukee &
St. Paul and the Chicago & Northwestern Raii
; road. It charges that these four companies own
and operate parallel and competing lines both
In and outside of the State of Illinois, and that
It Is unlawful for the Union Pacific company to
i own -and vote stock in such parallel and com
i peting lines.
It is also charged that the acquisition of ths
! stock of the Illinois Cefltral by the Union Pa
cific, which took place In July. 1906. was con
cealed from the public and the stockholders of
the Illinois Central and »a« first brought to
i lUht by the investigations of the Interstate
Commerce Commission. It is alleged that up to
this day not on share of the Illinois Central
Stock has been registered in the name of the
Union Pacific, but that all of the stock still
stands In th© names of clerks and brokers off
Kulin. Loeb & Co.
It is further charged that In the effort to get
as large a percentage of the stock of the Illinois
Central as possible the Union Pacific violated
Its charter in buying the stock of the Railroad
Securities Company of New Jersey, which held
as its only asnet 95.0<i^ shares of Illinois Central
The charge is made that 1&.MI shares of Illi
nois Central stock belonging to the Railroad Se
curities Company were transferred a few days
before the Illinois i-.trai books closed, by &
■ham transaction, to K. H. Harriman and
eighteen officials of th.' Union Pacific and Illi
nois Central, who are alfeged to be under the
control of Mr. Harriman. The bill declares that
Charles A. Peabody. John W. Auchincloss and
Cornelius Vanderbilt, directors of the Illinois
Central, are trustees of the Mutual Life Insur
ance Company of New York, and have com
bined and conspired with K. H. Harriman and
the Union Pacific Railroad Company to aid ths
Union Pacific in getting control of the Illinois
Central, and to that end. it is declared, they
proposes to vote at the coming election thS)
5,500 shares of Illinois Central stock owned)
by the insurance company. It Is declared that
the insurance company, under the laws cf Illi
nois, cannot vote stock in the Illinois Central.
The bill declares -that E. H. Harriman. C. A.
Peabody and K. W. OsssH. directors of th«
Illinois Central, are also directors of the Union
Pacific; and alleges that Mr Harriman domi
nates all the Union Pacific and all the Illinois
Central directors except Messrs. Fish. James
De W. Cutting and C. M. Beach.
It is alleged that Mi. Harriman deposed Mr.
Fish as president of the Illinois Central becaus©
the latter defeated last year the election of
Henry W. De Forest, a Union Pacific man. as a
director of the Illinois -Centra!, and because ass
refused to let the Illinois Central be con
trolled In the interests of the Union Pacific.
It is set forth in the petit*<>n that the object
and purpose of the Union Pacific is to perfect
and perpetuate its control of the directory of
the Illinois Central. ' In which by law all the
corporate powers of the Illinois Central ar*
vested, so as to have the Illinois Central oper
ated. to its Irreparable Injury and damage, as a
mere feeder to the Union Pnciric through Us
connections at Council Bluffs. lowa, and at
New Orleans, by means of th» Southern Pacific)
Company, which, the petition declares, th*
Union Pacific controls absolutely.
It is urged that under the laws and public
policy of Illinois neither the Union Pacific nor
the Railrmd Securities Company, nor th? Mut
ual Life Insurance Company, can own and
vote stock \n the Illinois Central.
The a:nount of slock of th ■ Illinois Central to
which the application f<-r the injunction Is
directed Is made up of I>-«;.1 > -«;._ > :V.l: V .l shares bought
by the Union Pacific from K. H. Harriman, H.
H. Rogers, James Stlllman. Kuhn. Loeb & Co..
In July. 11XM'»; !K"»,»}Ot> shares helunginsr to th»
Railroad Securities puny, all of which
stock, the petition declares, la owned by ti-.a
Union Pacific; and -"..".:u> shares owned by the
Mutual Life Insurance Company; the whole
aggregating 25<>.7.".1 shares out of a total of
1>.~i».-Ht> outstanding shares In the Illinois Cen
tral, or a little over HO per cent of the stock.
It is believed that the attorneys for Mr. Ilar
rlinan will to-morrow seek the dissolution ©* th*
injunction, and it Is not possible to say to-night
whether or not the argunvißl* will be com*
jfcud latlrno i» tJlcnr-Judgd Ball-to rnaka a

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