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MAY JOIN WITH CANADA Creation of an Internationa! Railroad Commission Probabie. STATE DEPARTMENT ACTS Body with Supervisory Authority Over Carriers of Both Coun tries Proposed. Washington. July 14.-An international railway commission, with supervisory au thorny over the railroads of the United States and Canada, will probably result from the action taken to-day by this gov ernment in the appointment of Martin A. raaim chairman of the Interstate Com merce Commission. as the representative of*the I'nited States to confer with J. P. Mal>ee. chief of the Railway Commission of Canada. The State Department made the following announcement of Judge Knapp's appointment: The Secretary of State has designated • Martin A Knapp, chairman of the Inter- ; state Commerce Commission, as the repre- ; sentative of this government to confer with \ i the recently appointed Canadian represent- j ative. J. P. Mabee. chairman of the Rail way Commission of Canada, on tht- subject 'of the Joint control of international traffic , rates. It is understood that metinps be- ; tween Mr. Knap- and Mr. Mabee will be arranged at onre to take place at points in the United States or Canada, or both, dur ing the remainder of the summer. On the completion of the conferences a report with , recommendations will be made by the com i --loners, either jointly to both govern- ; ments or separately to their respective gov ernments. The appointment of Judge Knapp and Mr. Va'** is the result of a considerable cor respondence and diplomatic negotiations be tween the United states and Canada. The subject was first brought up more than a year ago in a letter from Mr. Mabee to .Tudg* Knars-. It was pointed out that the -easing traffic between the United States and Canada would render full control over rates; In the future more difficult, unless Fume joint action were taken. Difficulties in Present Situation. It -ji as realized that the acquisition of -Canadian terminals by American roads and of American roads and terminals by Ca nadian railways presented ever increasing difficulties. In the present circumstajnces It is not )iossibi<» to compel railroad or ex- i press companies to establish joint through ■ rates to and from points in the two coun tries. The Interstate Commerce Commis- | sion may require roads under its jurisdic tion to establish through routes and joint ties and the Canadian commission may require the lines under its jurisdiction to do the same: awl neither body can compel two : or more carriers to do this with interna- j tlcnal traffic and furnish to the shipper a I through bill of lading from any point In -one country to any j*olnt in the other. The reasonableness of rates between points In this country and points in Canada also is a Question of serious importance to shippers. in order to determine any given question as to rates that may arise it is necessary for the shipper to institute a proceeding before the Interstate Commerce Commis sion and the Canadian Railway Commis sion, and even then !he result is not satis factory. The difficulties practically preclude any lnquiry by existing tribunals into the rea sonableness of combination through rates as applied to international traffic. Xo ' power at present exists that can require ■<»rriexs engaged in this international transportation t.i establish what may be officially regarded as reasonable through joint rates and apportion them among the carriers in the event of a disagreement. The result is that the international traffic moves -on a combination of rates local to the United States and to Canada, ■«! if this sum of the local rates Is attacked it mutt be through proceedings before both the United States and Canadian eommis ( sions. Out of this'situation grew the suggestion that a joint international commission IBM be c created, which should have supervisory authority over all interstate and international transportation lines, ■whether by rail or water, between the two «-ountries. It has. not been determinel yet whether such a commission might better .be created by concurrent legislation or through treaty arrangements between the twrr countries. At the conferences that sub ject will be discussed and probably deter mined. Diplomatic Negotiations. When the question of creating such a commission was first presented to Chair man Knapp. be suggested, in a letter to Mr. ' Mal>*-> , that the project might better J>e conducted through the "regular diplo matic channels than through the personal, if official, correspondence. In consequence ihe Canadian government 'submitted the proposition to Ambassador Bryc*-, who took it up with the State Department. The negotiations since have been con <iic^»»d by <'■■' Baste Department and the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs. .Mr. Mab<»( was designated by the Canadian government as its representative, and the State Department to-day issued a sasmaUe *ion to Chairman Knapp. designating him as the representative of the United Stale.'-. While no definite arrangements have baaa perfected for the conference?, it is probable ihat Chairman Knapp and Mr. Mabee will meet in Ottawa In August. It Is not im i:roba*ble that a conference may be held later in Washington. The representatives of the two governments will endeavor to adjust ''■•■ matter so as to submit a report and recommendations before Congress meets in I"" ■ RATE POLICY ANNOUNCED Commission' Orders on Com mutation and Freight Increases. Washington. July 14.— The Interstate Commerce Commission to-day formally an nounced its refusal to suspend the increases in commutation rates into and out of New York City iv-hich were the subject of dis < ussion at «i hearing last Tuesday. An In instigation as to the reasonableness of these advanced rates, a.s well as other com mutation rates into aiid out of New York, •was directed. The rates in question will pc into effect on July aft The fact that the commission is to determine the reasonable r.ess of these rates indicates that it will exercise authority to reduce them if they ar«» considered too high. Messrs. Clements and Prouty. of the five commissioner!? pres ent and voting, dissenred from the- view of the majority In its refusal to suspend the rate?. In an < flS^ial BBaAesaesri the romml European si tors win find tto European Columns of th« New- York Tribune a reliable guide to the best shops, hotels and resorts. Consult These Columns Before Sailing end much valuable time will be saved for sightseeing. KAYVI.INSO.N. rill". KN<;i.ISH AVIATOR, FLYING AT V. OI.VKKH AMI'TON. Be tad a nasty fall at Bournemouth yesterday on the .same field where Rolls met his death. announced to-day its intention to suspend all tariffs makinp general and important rate advances pending an investigation as to the csasonahleness of the proposed in crease?. "No more deliniie statement in this re gard can now be made," says the commis sion, "but the specific orders will be an nounced from time to time as they are en tered and served. It is expected that the suspension in each case will be for 120 days from the effective date named in the tariff. bat the commission intends by subsequent orders to provide for making: effective on the same day such advances as may be al lowed." It is the purpose of the commission to exercise its authority to suspend rate ad vances only in such instances as might in dicate that such action ma desirable on the grounds of public policy. In other words, if the commission should be con vinced that any given advance would work a hardship to a considerable territory and to large shipping interests through the policy It has adopted it would suspend that tariff pending an inquiry into the reason ableness of the rates named. COMMUTERS GAIN A POINT Inquiry to Include All Interstate Roads Entering City. The Jersey commuters who hav 1 been fighting the increase of commutation rates on all roads entering New York dty were crestfallen yesterday over the decision of the Interstate Commerce Commission not to causp thf suspension of these increased rates beyond July »>. William 1,. Ransom and the Hoard of Trade of New Brunswick, which has retained him and Hugh M. Hew son. wired and wrote the commission ask \np t'-.at a rehearinp of their particular Complaint apainst the Pennsylvania be prant^d at the earliest possible convenience. The lawyers have pained a point in having tiie commission include in its projected in vestigation of the reasonableness of the advances those now charge! the Connecti cut commuters by the New Haven road. The investigation into the reasonableness of the a.ivaii'-es la commutation rates will therefore Involve every interstate road en t^rinp Ken York. But the New Erunswick ianfi are anxJous to have their <_ase settled on its individual merits. The Pennsylvania commutation rati- are on an average 1 ishcr than those of other roads, and Mr. Ransom said yesterday that for this reason lir- thought that if the New Brunswick complaint had been considered separately in the first piace the commission would have granted a suspension. ASK SOUTHERN RATE REHEARING. > 'incinnati. July 14. -The Shippers and Re reivers' Association of ''iTicinnati applied to ilie federal court here to-day for a mandatory injunction ;■> compel the Inter state Commerce Commission to annul its rvcent order in the Southern rate ease, re open ihe hearing and give another decision. The rates to which objection is made, were scheduled to take effect to-morrow. MUST PAY LIQUOR LICENSE Internal Revenue Bureau Deals Blow to Many Mixtures. Washington, July 14.— Sections of the country which receive their intoxicating stimulants in the guise of perfumes. essences, medicines or drugs were dealt a hard blow to-day by Commissioner <"a bt 11 of the Internal Revenue Bureau, who gave out a list of more than two hundred preparations which hereafter may be han dled by drug stores only after the govern ment liquor license is paid. These preparations. including many well known because they are widely advertised, were examined by the chemists of the Treasury Department and held to be in sufficiently medicated to render them un fit for use as a beverage or to take them out of the class of alcoholic beverages. TEN BILLION STAMPS Big Order for Bureau of Engrav ing and Printing. I From The Tribune Bureau.] Washington. July 14.— More than ten bill ion postage .stamps will be printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in the coming year. This amount represents only a rough estimate of the number of stamps necessary to meet the requirements for one pear of the American people, and will be divided approximately as follows: Two-cent stamps, 5,500.000,000; one-cent stamps, 4,000. 000,000; -dollar stamps, 103.000, and the rest in other denominations. The estimated value of the stamps re quired for the year is $177,783,000, or $7,000, 000 more than for those wanted last year. HUGHES STjLL HUNTING Washington Home Not Yet Found by Governor. |FT\>m 11m Tribune Bureau.] Washington. July 14. — Governor Hught-3 spent the greater part of the day looking at bouses which have been offered him as .-. home when '-•■ comes to Washington in October to take up his duties as an asso ciate justice <>f the Supreme Court. lie in spected various properties, but reached no final decision regarding which of them lie will choose as '-i- Washington home. Brigadier General William Crazier, chief of ordnance, entertained the Governor at luncheon at the Chevy Chase Club this af ternoon, and lie dined informally at the Metropolitan Club to-night. BROUGHTON BRANDENBERG HELD Broughton Bninjdfnhpm. the writer, was held vt^t.-rdyy in $1,000 bail for examination by Magistrate Krutel, in the Yorkville court, an a cJMtrge of passing § worthies* check for 150 on Hugh J. Logan, of No. 2Z2 West 2M street. A polio man was present when Brandenburg was arraigned, ready to re arrest him on a warrant issued by Magis trate Breen. on a charge of non-support made by his lirst wife, Mrs. Valine' Bran denberK. of No 1380 Broadway. The war rant was served on Warden Lynch of the Yorkville Prison, who will detain Branden burg if he should be released on the lirst charge. FALLS 100 FEET, BUT IS UNHURT. Duisburg, Prussia. July 14. -Ht-rr Struck, the aviator, during ■■ flight in a mono plant- to-day '-11 from a height of one hun dred feet. The machine was wrecked, out titrack escaped with flight jnjurieea. AViATION MEET FOR NOVICES. East St. i.-.iii.-. 111.. .July 14.— J. W. Cur zon, of Hawthorne, ill., in ■ Karrnan bi plane, won two prizes at the first national aviation meet for novices, which opened to &y. He made three flights in all, and on the second and third \\<m t!..- debut pri/. ■ of $M), with a distant of 113 yards. His first flight was ninety-two yards. m:m-vok'k daily trihim:. nnn.w, JfiT i'». BALDWIN \\\ SWIFT FLIGHT Hamilton Also Electrifies Crowd with His Famous Dip. Mineola, Lour Island. July 14 (SpecialV— Captain The mas Baldwin thrilled a crowd of several thousand here to-nipht by his swift Oights with his <'urtis?t biplane and shared honors with Charles K. Hamilton, who later used the same machine and made a number of interesting flights, ending as usual by making one of his famous dips at the crowd irom a height of five hundred feet, and thtn veering off and upward when twenty-live feet away amid the shrieks of the crowd, which scampered in every di rection to pot out of the way. Captain Baldwin was the first in the air and made a flipht at a faster clip than he has ever yet shown, covering the mile and a quarter course in 1 minute 26 seconds. All his flights were made at a height of one hundred and fifty feet. After Captain Baldwin came down a seat was rigged in the rear of Hamilton, who used the cap tain's biplane, and 1/eon Schinasi went up with Hamilton. The biplane rose to a height of forty feet, and Hamilton made a mile circuit with his passenger. Schinasl said that he would have three biplanes here for the races this fall. Hamilton then put a bag of sand and lead weights in the biplane and made a flight which had the crowd dodging what seemed '.o be certain annihilation by the dips of the biplane. After twenty minutes he came down and the biplane was run into its shed. George Russel tried his biplane, but the Harriman engine did not work well, and he soon ran it back to its shed. Edick and Ed ward, two young men who worked in a garage In Manhattan and built a biplane out of their wages, ran it out, but could not get it up. Hamilton finally offered to fly it for them but after running it around for a while found that the lifting planes were not large enough. Hamilton has bought an Elbridge motor, which arrived to-night, and will be in stalled in a biplane which he is having built. He was making his flight to-night especially for his friend. Israel L,udlow. who was in a rolling chair and greatly en joyed the flights. Mr. L.udlow is having a biplane built In a barn here. He says it will be as fine as any here and will be ready in a short time.. A biplane modelled after that of Henri Farman and built by Frank Vanander, one of the Hempstead Plains colony of aviators, was wrecked at the aviation field here to night while Vanander's mechanician, Charles Nyquist, was at the levers. Van ander finished the machine yesterday, and last night after dark asked Hamilton to lly :n it. The latter refused, but Nyqulst volunteered and sot the propellers work ing. The machine raced across the plane for about two hundred feet, when it sud denly shot into the air at a steep angle. Before Nyquist eouW <lo anything 1t dipped forward and plunged to the ground. Xy quist was not hurt. Vanander laughed and said that he was glad to know that the machine could §y. ENGLISH AVIATOR HURT A. Rawlinson Injured by Fall of His Biplane at Bournemouth. Bournemouth, England. July 14.— A. Rawlinson, the English aviator, fell with his j.ipiane this evening while making a Sight at the aviation meet, one leg was broken and be fleoeived other injuries. The machine was niinislu il to bits. MONUMENT TO BALLOONISTS Burial Place of Erbsloeh and Compan ions To Be Marked by Airship Co. f<rl< lillljgum Prussia. July 14. — The bodies nt Oscar Erbsloeh, the balloonist, and bia four companions, who were killed when their dirigible craft was wrecked by an ex plosion yesterday, will be buried together, and the place of interment will be marked by a- monument erected by the airship com pany which owned the ill fated balloon. Officials of '-h« observatory si Aix-la-Cha pelle state that had the aeronauts inquired concerning the weather prospects for yea terday, the observatory could have indicat <•»! the presence of a. thick fog in the vicinity where the ascent was made, making the proposed trip a risky one. The chief of the bureau further affirms that the recent dle .-.ster to Count Zeppelin's Deutschland might ft aye been avoided had the aeronauts sought atmospheric information from the observ ers. HARVARD AERO MEET PLANS Prizes Aggregating $50,000 Prove At tractive to Professional Aviators. Cambridge, Mass., July 14.— An aero nautical meet to be held at Soldiers' Field from September 3 to 13 will be one of the greatest contests of its kind ever attempt ed in America, according to the plans of the Harvard Aeronautical Society, which are now Hearing completion. The offering of prizes aggregating about 150,000 has proved to be a tempting bait to aviators, and the society has already received notice from seven well known air pilots to the ef fect that they will be in this city in Sep tember. The seven professionals who have signi fied that they will guide their hcavier-than air machines for the different prizes are Gl«nn H. Curtiss. Charles F. Willard. Charles K. Hamilton. Count de Lesseps, William Hilliard and the aviators Johnson and Brooking. ASBURY WANTS AERO MEET There Will Be Daily Flights by Five Wright Machines. [Ev Telf-prarh "• "I'll" Tribune. I Asbury Bark, N. .1.. July 14. — The Aero Club of Aslrnry Park wan organized to night at the Brunswick Hotel; for the pur pose of holding mi aviation meet hero Tor ten days, beginning August 1. The officers elected are : George W. Plttenger, president of the Arbury Park Board of Trade, presi dent; Jesse Mm. >t, !• • president ; John A. GithenSi jr. secretary, and William A. Ber ry, treasurer. The club has until Tuesday to raise $15, 000 to bi*ui-« the meet. Mure than half of this amount already lias bean pledged. S. M. Johnson, manager of the. Wright Broth ers' Company, was present at the meeting, and outlined the company plan*, It is proposed to give Sights daily by dv« Wright nines, Irani the Brewer farm, in luterlakeu. , .'jv'V' DISMISSED FROM NAVY Department Acts on Assistant Paymaster Haughey's Case: Washington, July 14,-Assistant Pay master Lawrence G. Haughey. of Tndi ana, attached to the gunboat Oastine, tender to the Atlantic torpedo fleet, was dismissed from the navy to-day on a charge of embezzlement. In the absence of Haughey from the ship on account of illness, the safe on the Castine was opened and $3£60 was found to be miss ing. Haushey was court martialled and found guilty of culpable inefficiency, but not guilty of embezzlement. A recom mendation was made that he be reduced ten numbers. The Attorney General rendered an opinion that in view of the affirmative finding of the court Haughey was tech nically guilty of embezzlement. The case was returned to the court, and the find ing entered, with a recommendation for mercy. Investigation by Acting Secre tary Winthrop led to the dismissal. Haughey, on the day his trial began, made good the money which had been taken. WANT TO BE DEPOSITORIES Rush of Applications from Banks Un der Postal Savings Law. Washington, July 5 4. — Applications art pouring in from banks throughout the coun try whose officials are anxious that their institutions be made depositories under *ne postal savings law. They come to the Sec retary of the Treasury, the Attorney Gen eral and the Postoffice Department. For mal replies are sent to the effect that no information is available aa to where suou depositary banks will be established. All inquiries are being turned over to the Postoffice Department, where a com mission of officials has been appointed to draw up regulations for the operation of the banks. To-day nearly one hundred and fifty letters, winch, had come to the Treas ury from banks asking to be made deposi tories, were thus disposed of. They were classified by stales as follows: Alabama, 2 ; Arkansas. 1 ; Colorado, 3 ; Florida, 1 : Georgia, 1: Indiana. 2; Illinois, 2(i (of which 5 were in Chicago) ; lowa, "• : Kansas, 4 ; Kentucky. 7 ; Louisiana, " ; Maine, 3 : Massachusetts, i> ; Missouri, 7 ; Maryland, 3 ; Minnesota, 8 ; Mississippi, - ; Nevada, 1 : Nebraska, 7: New Hampshire, 1 ; New Jersey, 2; New York, 10 (of whicn 5 were in New York City) ; North Carolina. 1 North Dakota, 1 : Ohio, S ; Oklahoma, ■', : Pennsylvania, 1 3 ; South Dakota, 1; Ten nessee, 3 ; Texai», 2; Virginia, 1; Vermont, 1 ; Washington, 2 ; Wisconsin, 0. MAYOR WHITE ACTS IN CELL Will Contest Conviction in Su preme Court. Lawrence, Mass., July 14.— With the ex ecutive chamber of this city a cell in the Bssex County jail, here Mayor William P. Whit«.\ who was sentenced yesterday by Judge Schofield. of the Superior Court, to st-rve three years and to pay a tine, of $1,000 for conspiracy to bribe, continued to day to discharge his official duties. Mayor White stated to-day thHt his attorney will immediately file exceptions, and that he will contest the case in the Supreme Court, His three political allies — ex.- A I derm an Matthew Burns, George Smart, a tin smith, and Samuel Kress, a carriaeresmith— who were sentenced svith the Mayor for conspiracy to bribe certain aldermen in an attempt to remove Kire Chief James A. Hamilton, are also confined in the Essex County jail. Leading attorneys are o£ the opinion that Mayor White cannot be removed from Office, and to support their contention;-' «iu"ie Article B, Section * ot *c constitu tion of Massachusetts, which says thai 9 man not convicted of a felony and not sen tenced to state's prison is not impeach able. They contend that the charge on which he was sentenced was a misde meanor an.l not a felony. The city char ter, however, provides that under the con ditions named the office of Mayor shall be dclared vacant. Boston, July H.— Whether the conviction of Mayor William I. White of. Lawrence of conspiracy tt < > bribe and his sentence, to three years in jail automatically makes the office of Mayor vacant is the question which has been submitted to Attorney General Dana Mnlone. Under the state constitution the Gov ernor has no power to remove or suspend a Mayor from office, as In the case of some States, and attorneys who have been con sulted by the city officials of Lawrence differ as to whether Mayor White's offence comes under the class which disqualifies a man froiy holding public office. It was de cided, therefore, to submit the matter to the Attorney General for his opinion. HUSBAND WINS DIVORCE SUIT George H. Schlegel, Rich Brooklynite, Favored in Referee's Report. Robert 11. Roy, as referee in the divorce suit of George H. Schlegel. a rich lithog rapher, tiled a report yesterday in the County Clerk's office in Brooklyn in favor of Mr. Schlegel, who had named Adolph Perls, a farmhand on Mr. Schlogel's es tate, Sunnyside Farm, in West wood. N. J.. as corespondent. Mrs. Schlogel applied for alimony of $100 a week and a counsel feu of $2,500 in Jan uary. Hhe stated that Mr. Schlegel's Bay Ridge home was .valued at $150,000 and the Westwood estate, at ?20.000, adding that be had an annual income of more than $50,000. Sarah Peris, wife of th« corespondent, brought suit against Mrs. Schlegsi for $50,000 for the alienation of her husband's aflectlons. The latter was the second wife of Mr. Schlegel, whose daughter, Elsie, by his first wife, was married to Edward Vance on March 18, 1907. Vance shortly afterward was found guilty of bigamy and wa* sent to Sing Sing for live years, in addition to two and a half years for grand larceny. LEFT CONFLICTING WILLS Fortune Will Be Spent in Litigation Over Millionaire's Estate. Kingston, N. V., July II Hm fact that Dr. ('liurlis 11. Roberts, an eccentric millionaire, of Oaken, Ulster County, left two conflicting wills will probably mean it,, expenditure of $7. r .,G00 in litigation. County Treasurer Cook's appraisal fixes the hie of the estate at $1,178,723. The sum of J4'.,<*»> has been paid to <lat<- for litigation; SfLOOO is allowed for th« account ing, and $25000 is estimated as tho txp^uby of. future legal proceedings. ...-.-» TERMINAL ON NORTH RIVE.I Plan Involving Cost of $100, 000,000 Outlined to Mayor. Tn a. report on the transportation condi tions of the port of New York, submitted to the Mayor yesterday. Dock Commissioner Tomkins outlines a proposed joint railroad terminal on the North River above MMfc street, the approximate cost of which wouM be $100,000,000. On account or the recent amendment to the constitution providing for the exemption of self-supporting docK bonds from the debt Himt, Commissioner Tomkins believes that his schema could :>e carried out without much of a financial bur den upon the city. The Commissioner speak* of the traces of the New York Central Railroad in Tenth and Eleventh avenues as a nuisam: . Mi • says that the continued operation of this branch line on an elevated structure is pro vided for In the plan. "In connection with the proposed terminal development," says Commissioner Tomkins, 1 a:i extension -f the elevated railway south of 25th street, having spurs to many of tho piers, would seem desirable. It is also de sirable that warehouses should be situated on the easterly side of the marginal way below 25th street for the receipt of cargoes roming in by ships. Connection can b'^ made from the el^ated railroad to the so ond floors of «hese warehouses, so that a. convenient interchange of freight ran be niado between ihe proposed steamship ter minals and the .oint railroad terminals." As to the elimination of the tracks of the New York Central on the West Side, Com missioner Tomkins says : "'The surface trucks cannot be eliminated until other tracks availabla for other roads leading to the West shall have been pr> vided. When this policy shall have been established by the city the Central mus: perforce submit to It, since it can have i>o monopoly of occupancy. Let the city's In tention once he declared and compliant-^ with It by the New York Central will be immediate. The city will not be obliged to wait for the physical completion of the im provements before the Central will substi tute overhead for surface transit. The city should work out It 3 transportation problems without depending too much on the sugges tions and advice of the railroad companies, each looking after its own separate Inter est." VICTIMS OF SURFACE ROADS Mr. WiJkox Sends List of Maimed and Killed to Mayor. Mayor Gay nor haa received from Chair man Wllleox of the Public Service Commis sion a statement showing the number of persons killed or seriously injured on the tracks of the New York Central where they cross the streets at grade, south of 60th street on Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth aye nues, and also giving similar statistics for surface lines. The figures tor the New York Central for six months of 1907 and for the years 1908, 1909 and 103 0, follow: Killed — 19<»7 (six months). 7: 1908, 5; 1909, 8; 1910, 1. Seriousiy injured — 1907 (sk months), 11: 1908, 15; 1909, 22: 1910, 4. The greatest number of fatalities on the surface roads is credited to the Third Ave nue, which had 10 in the Brst six months <>f 1907, 23 in 1908, 4 in j '"' and 2 in 1910. The number seriously injured was «■'. in 190- (six months). 95 in IPOS, 16 in 1 and 21 in l»10. Frederick W. Whitridge. receiver for the Third Avenue road, said last night that more accidents were bound to happen on surface road* which ran under elevated structures than on others, because so many were injured by the elevated pillars. He pointed out that the figures of the Public Service Commission showed that since he took charge of the road, in 1909, the num ber of accidents had materially decreased. T. D. ROBINSON SEEKS OFFICE Mr. Roosevelt's Nephew to Oppose Representative Millington. 1 tica, >". V.. July 14.— Theodore Douglas Robinson, nephew of ex-President Roose vrlt. announced to-night his candidacy for the Republican nomination for member of Congress from the 27t'.i District. He Is the son of Douglas Robinson, who married Mr. Roosevelt's sister. The Robinson home is in tiie town of Warren. Herkimer County, and the family lives there most of the year. Thf- male members of the family, who for the most part are engaged in business in New York, have their yoting residence in Herkimer County. Mr. Robinson, the candidate. Is twenty seven years old. married and has three children. He was graduated from Harvard in IPO4 and on graduation went Into the real estate business with his father. He has never sought office before. The present incumbent, Charles S. Mii lington. is also a candidate, and was elect ed with Vice- President Sherman's support. The latest announcement, tberclore. pre .Sfina an interesting situation. ROPKE NEAR COLLAPSE Alleged Embezzler of $750,000 Says He Hasn't a Cent. Louisville, July 14.— Dr. Spear*, a phy sician of the city jail, says that August Ropke. alleged embezzler of some $"50,090 from the .Fidelity Trust Company, is on the verge of a nervous collapse anil requires extreme quiet Harry Ropko, the sixteen year-old son of tho alleged embezzler, is on tin way here from Canada, where he has been for his health. Ropke says he has net thought of trying to arrange for his bond of $25,000. . "If I had that much maylw I would n t be hero," said Ropke. As he said this he put his hands into his pockets and bring ing them out empty, continued, with a smile: 'You see. I'm broke, but I guess we will be able to lix that up after a while." . One Hundred and Five Fresh Paris Hats NO TWO ALIKE You would never have expected to iind so many beautiful new hats in exactly the mo dels now being worn in Paris on exliibition at Wanamaker's m the middle of July. Stores never did such things before, and fashionable women, summering in Newport, Tuxedo, Bar Harbor, and elsewhere, scarcely knew where to look for the smart, new hat for the summer garden party or other fash ionable function. We are doing things differently this year. We expect to show fresh Paris hats, not only twice a year when the season opens, but even* month of the year, and that is why this unexpected collection is exhibited this week at Wanamaker's. And that is why women who love to wear the latest Paris fashions and bright fresh Summer millinery will be surprised at the hats shown as well as at the very moderate prices at which they are sold. £*« It is not extravagance to buy new Paris hats when they cost so" little. *•§ A special flower-decked salon will display these Paris hats today. ,-:r£* Second floor. Old Building JOHN WANAMAKER I Formerly A. T. Stewart & Co., Broadway. Fourth aye., Eighth to Tenth sts. RULES WAIVED FOR MORSE Held No Stock, but Was Director in Hudson Navigation Co. The deposition of John W. MrKinr in the suit of WHIHIMI W. Houck against Charles W. Hart* which was filed yes terday in UM .County Clerh's office, shows thai the efforts of Houck to trace to Morse the ownership of a largo block of stock in the Hudson Navigation Company nave proved - unsuccessful. Morse was elected president of the company while he was out on bail, in the fall of 1900. after his con viction, and while he was awaiting the re sult- of bis appeal. It was brought out In th© examination, of McKinnon that, al though the rules of the company required that a director must be the owner of stock in the corporation. Morse did not have any. Hou.& obtained judgment against Morse for J2US2S in December, 1303. Execution was issued in October. M and was re turned unsatisfied. Houck then obtain** a third party order to examine McKinnon. vice-president of the Assets Realization Company, which owned a large part of the stock of the Hudson Navigation Company. McKinnnn said that Peter McCarthy, a director of the navigation company, owned 9,500 shares and tfiat Morse negotiated the sale of t*fM to the company for J250.CC0 in the fall o»f 1909. during his respite from prison. McCarthy then resigned, a-, a di rector. It was understood by Morse that he was to be supported for the presidency. McKinnon said Morse received no commis sion from the sale. In answer to the ques tion as to whether he knew of Morses holding any of the stock. McKinnon re plied: "I do not; I wish I did." BOY SAVES THREE AT FIRE But Not Until Children and Mother Are Badly Burned. When fire broke out last nigh'- In the home of Jo^ph Darcey, at the Boulevard and Hammond avenue. Arverne, it gave Patrick O'Cocnnell. fourteen years old, who lives next door, the chance to prove him self a hero--nnd Patrick was not lacking when the moment arrive'! . Darcey wa« not at home when the fire was discovered, and O'Connell saw the flames bursting from a second story win dow and ran to a fire box and sent in an alarm. He th*en dashed back to the house and to the second floor, where he found the sitting room ablaze. Darcey's three children-Joseph, eight: Frances, five, and Thomas, an eighteen months old infant were in the room helpless from fright. O'Connell first grabbed up Frances and ran with her to the street. He then returned and met Mrs. Darcey coming down the stairs with the baby in her arms. O'Con nell took the Infant from it* mother and dashed through the street door to safety. He then made a final trip and rescued Joseph. Frances was seriously burned and was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital, in Far Rockaway. in an automobile belonging to George Homan, of Arverne. The other children were painfully burned, as was Mrs. Darcey. When the fireman arrived they soon put out the flames, wftiich caused only sßsjM damage. A lace evjrtain had been blown against a lighted gas jet. BUR-LEY COMPANY LOSES Tobacco Pooling Contracts Held in Re straint of Trade. Ripiey. Ohio, July 14.— 1n the caaes of Henry L, Cahall and Peter Morrell, farm ers, who sold their tobacco to independent buyers, thus breaking their contracts in the Burley tobacco pool to sell only to the Equity Society. Common Pleas Judge Bam bacfa to-day held aga;inst the Barley Tu bacco Company in its suits to collect dam ages amounting to SB per cent of the two crops. Morrell and CaiiaiJ set up that the pooling contracts were 3n restraint of trade. FIRE FRIGHTENS PASSENGERS Smoke Came from South Street Build ing, However, Not from Boat. $ Passengers on the Hartford Line steanvjr Hartford were- greatly excited last night when Pier 19, nt the foot of Peck Slip, sud denly filled Tilth smoke, until assured by the officers, and com that the boat was not a lire. The blaze which caused the excitement was in the five story brick building. NOS. 134 and 155 South street, occupied by Grin berg Brothers, manufacturers of oil anil gas stoves. , The tin- was a. very smoky one. and the firemen were 'In .'en back a number of timed before they got it under control. The dam age amounted to ? l."."" CHARGES THEFT IN LAND DEAL. John F. Reilly. stenographer in the Fourth Municipal Court in Brooklyn, was arrested yesterday afternoon on a charge of grand larceny. The complainant was Julius M. Mayer, former Attorney General, and the amount involved $1,000. Reilly was held for examination on July 18 in ?I,GOO bail by Magistrate Murphy, Mr. Mayer al leges that he gave Reiliy his check for $1. 000 and accepted an assignment of a real estate contract involving a sale of Flatlands property as collateral. Mayer alleges that Kelly, the assignee, never was the owner of the land in question. Ketll\- said the trans action was a corporation matter ami would be explained at the examination. GRAFT HUNTERS TO MEET AUG. 2. Albany. July It.— Assemblyman Merrltt. chairman of the committee appointed to investigate alleged legislative corporation practice?, has notified the members of the committee that the next meeting will be held at the Murray Hill Hotel in New York on August -. instead of July as had been previously announced. SILVEIRA WINNING IN CUBA Dinner by President Among Hon ors Paid to Returned Banker. According to advices received hers from Havana, Manuel Sllveira, banker and su?ar grower, who recently returned there front a voluntary exile of three and a half y<var.i following his sensational departure. Is mO£ stantiatin? his declaration in New Yoric that he would rehabilitate Mi nam«» and credit. Sllveira. who was th*» senior member «>ff Silveira & Co. when ho left Cuba, was charged with the defalcation of $ijMM*> by Ceballos & Co.. of this city, whose agent he was in Havana, the alles«i defalcation, it was said at the time, causing the failur* of the Ceballos firm. Silveira spent about three and a half year- in Venezuela and Paris. A few week* ago he came to this city on hi 3 way bar;< to Cuba, declaring that he would clear hit name of all suspicion, and also re-estsMlah himself In the position that ho occupied it the commercial world in Cuba b"for«; he f«rft there. He took no trouble to deny the story of the defalcation, which was discredited from the start, but *aid that he was deter mined to collect large sums due him from persons who were interested in encouraging the reports circulate against him. Reports from Havana say that Sliveir* was welcomed home with op*n arms, and that not only were unusual social honors paid to him, but every facility was offer*! to him to begin again where he left off. Perhaps the most significant affair jrivea In honor of ■■*«■«■ wa3 a dinner by Prest* dent Gomez. The latter \ras formerly man ager qf the 3!lveira Sugar Company; Sll rein placed hi* case fully before the Presi dent and explained his intention retrains* re-establishing the old Jinking house. H<i told General Gomez that it rested with fci» debtors whether hJ3 campaign wouM b«s one of peace or of war. President Gomez, it is said, expressed hi* regret that Sllvelra lost so much time In asserting his rights, and declared Hi firm belief in the banker's Integrity, further offering to advise him as a friend. Silveira announced that he would wait ten days to receive-; propositions' from th«» persons wns were Indebted to him, saying that If they did rot communicate with ■■■ he would appeal to the courts. The reception' of Silveira. on his arrival in Havana was m..st flattering to the re turning exile. colonel Charles Aguirr-, Captain of the Port, took him ashore !n h*» official launch, on board of which were many of the banker's friends, including General Ignacio Andrade, former President of Venezuela, and now Venezuelan Minis ter to Cuba, and Dr. Diego Tamayo, former minister In the cabinet of the late Presi dent Pal ma. LODGE TITSHOE WORKERS Senator Discusses Tariff on Hides at Their Annual Meeting-. Salem. Mass.. July 14.— The New England Shoe and Leather Association held its an nual convention at Salem "Willows to-day, hundreds of shoe and leather dealers and manufacturers coming here from Boston "or special steamer. Among the speakers and, guests were Senator Henry Cabot Lodge. Mayor Fitzgerald of Boston and Congress man Roberts, of Chelsea. The address o* Charles C. Hoyt. president of the associa tion, contained figures to show the immen sity of the shoe and leather Industry in New England. In this county (Essex), hi said, one-seventh of the $7C0.'j00,000 annual output of the country's shoes and leather was manufactured. The duties on hides and the products of leather were discussed at length by Senator Lodge, who told of the lowering of tho duty on boots and shoes. The Senator quoted figures to show that just before tho passage of the Payne-Aldrich bill hides were quoted lower than after the bill be* came law. ' "In ©the:* words," said Senator Lods;". "the price of hides rose after the removal of the duty, showing beyond question that the duty on hides did not affect the price, which was governed by other and larger causes." He spoke briefly of the work of ti-.e tar:.f board, and sail thai no further tariff re vision ought to be undertaken nitil expert evidence had been secured as to labor costs, by which rates of duty properly couU ta determined. LABORER COMES INTO FORTUNE New Jersey Man Lays Aside Pick When He Hears of $50,000 Legacy. Mendham N. J. July "v (Special >.— Ona familiar face among toe workmen on th« estate of Ftaaklln Murphy, which Is bein£ fashioned out of the wlldnemess and farm* near here, is missing to-day, and the hearts of the men who remain to toil are saiiJerei somewhat, for Michael Flaragan was known as a jolly member of the crew, and always cheerful in poverty aril hardship. Yet their sorrow is not so poignant, for Is is tempered with the assurance that Mich ad has laid aside his pick to take up ■»ita a life of ease and plenty. He ha fallen heir with his wife to a fortune cf ?>VV>» and instead of totting away helping to bulM fine driveways he will in future, if he so choose*, ride over such roadways in his owa snorting automobile. Mrs. Flanagan was the only suryfcftXS relative of John Hasan, owner of a saloon and much real estate in Brooklyn. }T;igan died, and Mrs. Flanagan and her husband have become the possessors of all his prop erty. When Flanagan got the news tw gathered up his toots and walked all Ml way to the railroad station, not willing ••> squander the price 4 a cab fare until ■■ had the unexpected wealth in his o<?Q hands.