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BAD BRIDGE WRECK Continued from tiro, pare. train on seeing the red lights in the rear of the stalled train, and that the brakes would not hold the wheels on the slippery track. "It got the best of me on a slippery rail" Crane repeated again and again while being carried to an ambulance. He lost consciousness after that. John G. Dempsey. superintendent of the elevated line, said after the accident that there were no other persons on the trains other than the guards and motor men. The Koseiusko street train had stopped at a block signal, about two hundred feet away from the terminal, waiting to get in. There were two trains in the terminal at the time. Because of the sleet and slippery rails the train dispatchers were unable to send the trains out "-on schedule time. Dempsey said Crane got a signal to stop, but as his train was ; running about fifteen miles an hour the wheel* simply 'did like runners on a sleigh. ■ -- *• ■ When the trains came together two cars of the first train were hurled across the eastern track in front of a Tomp kins avenue car. bound for Manhattan. The car was in charge of Henry Mores', and the conductor was Robert South ern* More* quickly put on the air brakes and brought the car to a stop within a foot of the accident. -Looking into the car he saw Southern bending over a woman who had fainted. He went to his assistance, and with another pas renger. presumably the woman's* hus band, brought her to. They were taken up on ladders and hurried away before th«>Jr names could be obtained. Father Francis J. Heaney. of the Church of St. Rose of Lima, who was near by. hurried to the scene and did all he could to assist in helping get out the guards. " •- Like wildfire the report spread that many persons had been killed and per haps scores had been injured. Thousands of persons on their way home gath ered about the wreck, and the police of half a dozen stations, under the com mand of Inspector Boettler. had their hands full in keeping the crowds tinder control. A speciar" alarm was also sent in. and Chief T>uffy. of the 4th Battalion, and Captain Harman. of Truck 20. were *oon on the scene. The firemen aided considerably in clearing away. the wreck and geting out^the body of Prisker. Although . the accident happened at <vl2 o'clock, it was not until 9 o'clock before traffic could be resumed on the mirface lines. During that time there ■were fully three thousand persons on the 1 ridge plaza, where they had hern put off. »nd in their effort to get to the street many of them— men. women and chil —mere trampled on, receiving in juries which required medical attention. The police station at the bridge was packed with hundreds of persons Inquir ing for relatives who might "have been hurt. The lieutenant in command said that he had been kept constantly busy for more than two hours in answering questions regarding the accident. William J. Donovan and :f?rover Hughes, inspectors of the Public Service Commission. arrived -shortly after the ac cident. They said that they would make a rigid investigation and everything -would be done to determine the cause of the. accident. TOR FREE CORN CLINIC. People's Pedicure Society Backed by Number of Clergymen. The People's Pedicure Clinic "Society "is th* latest charity" organization. It was in- ■ corporated at Albany yesterday. Men. women and children who are poor and .'who I puffer -with corns," bunions and Ingrowing j nails are to be treated free of charge by | a corps of chiropodists, under the super vision of th** society, , The organization is th* result of an experiment which, it is , *=aid, has demonstrated the . necessity- of such clinics in various districts of the city. Dr. Joseph P. Solomo^. of No. Madi t-on avenue', who is one of the inco^Mmat or*. has, during the last year, treated in a ; olinlc established by the Judson Memorial Church, in Washington Square, an average of twenty-fire persons a night. Lawrence L. Levy, counsel for the new society, said that as Fpon.as;the -oration Diners .were filed a meeting will bo held, at 'which (he Baiters will be. elected and plans laid ,«o establish the clinics/ The society Is to • ' We t-upported by voluntary contributions, and many r well known- persons, he said,; tiive,agr/»«*J>to contribute. -'', A ' majority of the incorporatofK -are " . clergymen, among them being the ue\. -iVr:. John-, Wesson, the Rev. Dr. W. C. , Rodgeo-. - : tli« Rev. James M. Bruce and ij J<ihn':-;C. ? B6a'rdman, who is secretary of * t foung M^ii*!* 1 Christian Association. j WE A\N< >t "\"( 1.. BEGINNING THIS MORNING, The January Sale of The Highest Grade Suits and - Overcoats FOR MEN AND YOUNG MEN Formerly $25.00 . .. At $18.50 Formerly $28.00 & $30.00 At $21.50 Formerly $35.00 & $40.00 At $24.50 -~ The three vital phases \vhich establish the impor •*' , tance of this extraordinary offer are these: •■:.*,')** very .garment is the product of our own work ', "rooms; every garment was designed or this season's ;' service and' every garment in our entire stork is in > eluded. v .-■ • ; Grasp the magnitude and scope of the sale, the ex . ceptionally high character of the garments, and then ii the extreme price reductions-will have their true sig -■■■■- nificance •. Radical and Conservative .Medium and Heavyweight models for Men arid Voting fabrics in black, blue, gray Men, in size* 32 to 44*. and mixtures. Hato.(kkfr6® 841 Broadway, at 1 3th St/. . , 265 Broadway, near Chambers St. BOTH SIDES SURE LI BE HAL AND UNION IST ESTIMATES. Former's Fight on Food T<UC~ at ion and Lutter's on Home Rule. [By Cable to Th» Tribune. 1 London. Jan. s.— Liberal and Conserva tive leaders left their lieutenants In charge of the canvass to-day, so. that there were no fresh developments in party warfare. Two Liberal peers. Lord Crewe and Lord Lucas, raised their voices in de fence of the budget, and twenty-four Unionist pe*r«. headed by the Marquis of Lansdowne, continued a vigorous ean ■\ass. undismayed by persistent heckling. The Liberal journals print comical ac counts of political adventures of dukes and earls, and the Unionist press re torts by representing the Chancellor of the Exchequer as a blatant demagogue and by displaying choice bits of abuse of the House of Lords. Sir Edward Grey, Mr. Birrell, Winston Churchill. John Burns and Mr. Mac- Namara conducted the canvass in their own ways to-day, without being influ enced by Mr. Asquith's reversion to land taxation; but Austen Chamberlain and Messrs Long and Lyttelton have fol lowed Mr. Balfour's schedule of main topics, emphasizing tariff reform, the dismemberment of the kingdom by Honif- Rule and the political fusion of the em pire along business lines. The reversion of the Liberal speakers to the taxation of food, symbolized by a little loaf, is noticeable, both in the speeches and on the hoardings. Their most effective battle cry of 190*3 is raised anew, while the Unionists are reviving the opposition to Home Rule with the object of detaching the Nonconformists from the government side. The dry i istitutional issue is above the heads of the working masses, who are drawn in opposite directions by promises of employment under tariff re form ami social reforms, through a close coalition of trade unionism and radicalism. Mr. Baifour is forecasting a Unionist majority nearly as large as that, ob tained during the Boer war. The Liberal official party headquarters are equally confident of n big majority, not conced ing more than fifty seats, which were won in 1906. L N\ T. UNIONISTS IV E A KEN. Marquis of iAinsdmaic Admits Xecd of Reform. II?.. The Associated Pica* l London. Jan. 5. -Two phases of the elec tion struggle now Halm attention— first, the disorderly interruptions to which many i "i>nservative meetings and almost all of those addressed by peers are subjected, so that it is practically impossible for any Unionist peer to secure a fair hearing; and, second, the realization by the peers them selves and the Unionist press of the neces sity of the House of Ivirds advocating Its own reform as the only means of meeting the storm of protest which the peers' ac tion in connection with the budget aroused in tbe country. I>ird Lansdnwne at Liverpool to-night ad mitted that the present House was too un wieldy for mi effective second chamber. He boljoved in thi-> preponderating power of the House of <V>rnrnans. and suggested a House of l»rds within IRe upper bouse and that this reform ought to be the work not of one, but of both— political parties, working together. He objected to the elective principle on tlie ground that an elective chamber would claim what even the present House of T.or.is did not claim -namely, co-ordinate power with the popular bonne. He sup ported the plan of tbe Rosehery committed of two years hp<>, of which he was s mem ber, and which recommended that tbe inner bouse be composed partly of peers whose antecedents and qualifications justified their inclusion, partly of peers elected by tlie peer* themselves and partly of life peers appointed by the Crown <>n the rec ojnmendation of tlie government of the day. Allreii Austin, tbe poet laureate, :ssii< j <i a letter to-night in which, claiming scrupu lous absence of party spirit, he points out that t!i<> present House of Lords includes two hundred members who served the country in tiie army and navy, a hundred of then-, on the battlefield, to say nothing <;f those who had perished in th^ shock of war. One hundred and seventy had be«»n members of th<> House of Commons, and lie declares ihm it is impossible to call such a body unrepresentative. ' NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, TMIHSDW. .FAMAKY 0. 1910. TO SELL TO CHINA FOBEIGN RAILROA DS IN MANCHURIA. United States Proposes Inter national Syndicate to Fi nance Project. St. Petersburg:. Jan. ."».— The Russian Foreign Office has received a memoran dum from the United States government I roposing as a solution for the Man churian problem the neutralization of the railroads in Manchuria by their sale to China, financed t>y an international (syndicate. The United States invites Russian participation in such a scheme. The supervision of the railroads would l>e pieced thereby in the hands of the powers responsible for the financial ar rangements, who would see that the lines were conducted on a purely busi ness basis and r.ot used for political or strategic purposes. When a meeting was arranged at Har bin between M. Kokovsoff, the Russian Minister of Finance, and Prince Ito. President of the Privy Council of Japan, in October lost, the sale of the Russian railroad interests in Manchurian terri tory was being serious,';.' considered. The present plan differs from that pro posal by including the Japanese, as well as the Russian sections of the Harbin and Dalny railroad. Tts success is de pendent upon Japan's assent. RUSSIA RELUCTANT. The advantages of such an arrange ment from the point of view of interna tional relations are believed to be many. It would remove a constant source of friction between Russia and Japan: the doctrine of equal opportunity would be safeguarded by the powers, and, by the closing of the line to the transport of troops and munitions, Russia's anxiety with reference to a Japanese attack upon Siberia would Vie relieved Russia, however, is not willing to ac cept the suggestion of the United States pnvernment without giving the subject the most careful study. An answer to the memorandum may be expected, it is announced. In a week, perhaps a month, for experts are now engaged in an in vestigation of the whole matter, and the Cabinet has taken cognizance of the memorandum. The American memorandum further announces that a syndicate composed <>f Americans and Englishmen has secured the concession for the construction of a railroad from Aigun. in Northern Man churia, to i'hin-Chow-fu, and that the British and American governments in tend to support it flipU.matically. OPPOSED TO NEW RAILROAD. Thlf part of the memorandum has been received less favorably by Russia, for. while no statement has been made re garding it, officials, in discussing this feature, have asserted that Russia would strenuously oppose the crossing of the Russian railroad at Tsitsikhar, and would be very unwilling for a railroad to approach the weak Amoor frontier. This would force a heavy concentration of troops at Blagovestehensk. The difficulties in connection with the municipalities at Harbin apparently are in a fair way of settlement. The T'nited States has intimated its desire to seek an adjustment of the contentious clauses of the agreement signed last May by Russia and China, providing a method of government for the Russian railroad zone In Manchuria. The agreement consists of eighteen ar ticles. It is based on the guarantee of Chinese sovereignty, and fixes the prin ciple of joint administration. Recently, however, several of the clauses have been under reconsideration, and the Rus sian government is willing to accept any fair basis of agreement suggested by the United States. Washington. Jan. s.— State Department officials maintain close secrecy in regard to the diplomatic situation arising from UN era of railroad construction in Manchuria. Secretary Kikix has been considering carefully the treaty recently entered into by China and Japan and relating to rail mads in Manchuria. It was reported weeks ago that the United States would protest to China ami Japan against this treaty on the ground that it interfered with the "equal opportunities" in Man churia. KAISER TO ( IIIXESE. Warm Greeting for Naval Commission from East. Berlin, Jan. s.— The Chinese Naval Com mission arrived here to-day to make a, study of German naval affairs. Prince Os car met the visitors at the railroad station and- accompanied them to their hotel. The commission, which is headed by Prince Tsal Chun, brother of the Chinese Resent, was received at noon by Emperor Willihm, crown Prince Frederick William and other royal princes and Chancellor yon Beihnuuui-HoUweg and the members of his cabinet. The Emperor, addressing Prince Tsai Chun, expressed great satisfaction that the commission had been sent to Germany". He had given orders, he said, that the object Of the visit be facilitated in every way pos sible, and was convinced that the good re lations between Germany and China would be promoted by the present mission. The Emperor conferred upon the Chinese prince the Grand Cross of the Order of the Red Eagle. Tbe conimisMoneus will so to Stettin. Hamburg and Kiel <<• study the shipyards and the naval establishments. BLOCK CUIXESE LOAN. Objections of French Bankers Prevent Progress. [From The Tribune Hureau.] Washington. Jan. C— Negotiations looking toward an agreement among the French, English, German and American bankers re garding the terms of the Chinese railroad loan have reached an Impaxtie, because of the attitude of the French bankers, accord ing to reports received to-day at the State Department. The main features or the loan have been agreed on, and Kngland and Germany, four ing that the anti-foreign sentiment, if time is Riven, may prevent the loan altogether have suspended the adjustment of their dif ference* until the loan is signed. Hut the French bankers, basing their objections on ullKht and unimportant details stand squarely in the path of further negotiations until their demands are granted. The character of three objections Is so slight that there In a suspicion that France 1- blocking the loan to further" some diplo matic scheme. RUSSIA PUNISHES AMERICAN. St. Petersburg. Jan. 5.-Joseph K. Meads, an American, and two local engineer! were condemned by the Superior Court to-day to one week's arrest for negligence In connection with the explosion on the sub marine Dragon on the Neva Hivcr last August. This reverses the decision of th« Admiral!;, instigating committee, which found thai il». iccldent was dug U> un avoidable causes. l WORLD WIDE PEACE Continued from first n«c" springing from war. The court -would thus be permanently constituted, and would In reality be permanent, obviating; the delay involved in the creation of a temporary tribunal and developing in ternational law by a series of carefully considered precedents by judges rare fully chosen and acting: under a sense of Judicial responsibility. Arbitration would not merely be. as both Hague confer ences havo pair), the most efficacious and most equitable method of settling dis putes which diplomacy has failed to ad just, but would be judicial in fact as well as in theory. V* ' STATUS OF PRIZE COURT. Another suggestion was made to thfe powers in regard to the modification of the status of the prize court so as to hasten its formation. Secretary Knox proposed that nations confronted with constitutional objections in the matter of direct appeal from their national courts to the prize court might present, instead of the judgment of their national courts, the question involved in the capt ure at issue, and that the proceedings in such a case should be in the nature of a retrial de novo; also that the judg ment of the international prize court should be limited to the award of dam- Eges for the illegal capture. As constituted by the Hague confer ence, the prize court was to be a court of appeal, either from the original na tional court in which the case was tried or from the judgment of its appellate court. "The t'nited States has not sub mitted judgment of its court to interna tional tribunals," explains Secretary Knox, "although it has very frequently presented questions Involved in its courts to mixed commissions, and has promptly paid the awards when the decision of the mixed commission has taxed the United States with liability not found by its national court. Appeal from a court of the United States might raise a delicate and difficult question of consti tutional law and render difficult, if not impossible, the ratification of the prize court by the United States. The diffi culty is one of form rather than sub stance, for, -whether the principle in volved in the judgment be decided or the judgment of a national court be sub mitted, the result will be the same— namely, a decision upon the legality of the capture." IXQCIHV BY MADKIZ. To Fix Resjwnsibilitif for A mcricans Execution. Managua. Jan. f>. —President Madriz to day begun a personal investigation of the executions of the Americana Groce and Cannon, with the object of piacins the responsibility. Salomon Selva, who ap peared as government prosecutor before the court martial, it is expected will be found jointly responsible with Zelaya. Admiral Kimball. in command of th« United States naval force in Corinto har bor, has declined a gift of Fix steers ten dered by President Madriz for tbe Amer ican sailors' mess. <"\>nKress has passed ;i bill providing for tlio issue of paper money to tbe amount of J10,000,000 to replace the $12,000,000 in notes now in circulation. CHEAPER MEAT FOR BRITAIN. Her Ports To Be Opened to Live Cattle from Argentina. London, Jan. s.— The ports of the United Kingdom wiU be thrown open for the im portation of i Aye <«.ttle from Argentina, Bays "The Shipping World" to-day, if the present government is returned to power. "The Shipping World" adds that the present embargo is removable at the eii<i of March and that, beginning with April, the n<»w arrangement will not only stimulate the industry of the country but cheapen nif-at in price and check the opera tions of American speculators. BRITAIN AIDS PORTUGAL. Counsels China to Submit Macao Boundary to Arbitration. Peking. Jan 5.- -Because of (Jreat Brit ain's close relations with Portugal. Sir John X. Jordan. British Minister to China. yesterday in a friendly capacity coun selled the Foreign Board that China adopt arbitration as the best means to a solu tion of the Macao boundary dispute. While China in a dispatch sent last Sun day notified the Portuguese government that it would not submit the matter to The Hague, it did not close the way to t rbitratlon by pome other court. COLLINS LAUGHS AT COLD. With Steam Cut Off, He Holds High way Superintendent's Office. The ground glass window on Room 1,609 In the Park Row Building was a square of light last nipht, with the lettering on it clear as a cameo, "Office of the Super intendent of Highways." The plain infer ence was that the room, was occupied and the occupant could he only James H. Col linn, for he has kept everybody else barred out for -seven days, insisting that hr is the rightful Superintendent of Highways. Hut no matter how hard you knocked at the door or rapped on the window, there was no response from within. The watch man guaranteed, however, that while that light held in the window it was certain that Mr. Collins was holding the fort against the enemies. Borough President McAneny has kept the, telephone wires cut and ordered the steam shut off, but despite solitude and zero tem perature the ground glass was still aglow at a late hour last night. In the afternoon Mr. Collins said be would *«tay not only seven days, hut seven years, to protect his rights to the office. He lias ■ friend to guard the office every morning while he goes out for a five-mile walk. The court proceedings to oust Mr. Collins from the offices began yesterday before Justice Heiulrlok, in the Supreme Court, when Mr. Hahlo. of the Corporation Coun sel's office, moved to compel Collins to ac cept a notice of appeal from the. decision of Justice Davis, on which Collins was re stored to his job, after nearly six years of litigation. Counsel for Collins argued that the serv ice of the appeal was not valid. After argument on this point Justice Hen drick- said j there were only two questions really before the court, If the service of the papers were illegal, Collins was entitled to hold his office; if it were valid, the pa pers, the court said, unquestionably act as a stay to the proceedings reinstating Collins. . ■ RETAW A BRACER, THE MORNING AFTER :::;t\\v IS a S?ARKUNO TREATED WATER AND ACTS SPEEDII/T IN CASES OF NERVOUS HEADACHES AND DKPIIES 6JON FOLLOWING ALCOHOLIC AND OTHER EXCESSES. BOTTLED IN SPLITS ONLY. v NOT A LAXATIVE. llo'^la Cluba. C»f<» « n a >iu«r lsta Chiris Olive Oil I*IIYSIC!AMS I'Ml.m Hut} IT AND 5 coKKOissKuns iRiKt i, it. ' At nil flue i-rorrr. ana good «rue- Slnt*. *alad book frr*. CITY'S ICY MANTLE (oatlaued from flnrt p«s* It was over an hour after the perform ance, before the last members of the audience got away, many being com piled to plod through the middle of the street to the surface cars or elevated station. Taxicabs. the only vehicles besides the subway trains which seemed able to get along without danger of accident, were reaping a harvest in fares. In Broad way and the avenues they had the road ways to themselves, the cars and horses being stalled on the tracks, and they kept those pedestrians dodging whom they aided by breaking the ice coating with thei r chains. And now, what is coming next out of the grab bag of elements? The official weather prediction says rain and warmer to-day and to-morrow rain or snow and colder. That Western storm, the fore casters say, moved northward from the middle Mississippi Valley, and its cen tre last night was north of Lake Supe rior. Apparently this particular blizzard is going to pass Father Knickerbocker by, but the weather man swears another disturbance ia forming over the lower Mississippi Valley which will move northeastward with increasing intensity. The rise In temperature yesterday was as phenomenal as its fall the day before. At 1 a. m. the thermometer registered 5 degrees above zero, the lowest tempera ture of the cold wave, and at 9 p. m. it rcorded 30 degrees, a rise of 25 degrees in twenty hours. FIVE NEWSPAPERS DESIGNATED. An executive .session of the Board of City Record wus held in the Mayor's private of fice, for the first time in many years, yes terday afternoon. It was learned later that only one paper in each borough had been designated to carry the advertisement of the opening of the assessment books, next week. They are "The New York Press," "The Brooklyn < 'itizen," 'The Bronx Star," "The Staten Island Star" and "The Ijong Island <'lty Star" Last year the advertis ing was given to seventy papers. RUSSIA REPUDIATES WAR RUMOR. St. Petersburg. Jan. 5.— M. Plangon. head of the Far Eastern Department of the For eign Office, has been superseded for pre senting a memorandum to the Minister of War alleging that Japan was preparing to attack Russia. 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MICHEXIN 134 50 184 X Tires • .... 140 X i/ - 148 V TireS * ' r.- v- QT;: v 100 2^r : 128 Z Tlrcs •• ... 114 ; '-. H6 4M ix^ffk L| I E^ t 1 *1 A In AU thC lm rt »nt SprcJ .md Endurance- I I ■% I Contests Throughout th? H'#r/<f. M ■ ■ m. * V ■.""•' ■ .'■' • / •■.-. " . v «A» •A. a^L»^^^ |^ mMm in Tire Equipment at the Automobile Show. M I CHE LIN 'importing -»rtanuftic&JTirg . • WSI Continue •, • *■■ Stock Redaction Sale Garments, Stoles, Scarfs amd Mwffs at Most Attractive Prices ,•-:.... •'-"•■■—■' [~ ''- ~'".~ '". ''■ This includes every variety and grade of fur, fashioned in late season models. Large Assortment of Scarfs and Mutt at one-half former prices, '-.:-.■ ranging tram $10 to $35 Ladies' and Men's Fur-Lined Coats Auto Garments & Fur Robes 384 FIFTH AVENUE BR^£ R ?&«r 1 TELEPHONE 2044 MURRAY KILL • BEST SUGAR FOR TEA a" COFFEE • 2£ands£ Sealed Boxes. •SOLD BY GROCERS EVERYWHERE- EXHIBITION OF Old Chinese Porcelains JADE AND OTHER HARD STONES PLAZA HOTEL, FIFTH AYE. and 59th ST., SUITE 134-6-B— FIRST FLOOR by GORER of 170 New Bond Street. London. On View Daily. Individual specimens may be selected.