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RETURN Jt« MLS
Government Retains Only Those
Seized en Arrival.
GRAND JURY TAKES UP CASE
Husband Still Insists That. Pro
ceeding Against His Wife
Is an Outrage.
■ imn iis th* tnateai of Mrs. I B«y"
olds AdriiLr.r*. of Po<sg«Bßapsle. declare*
yesterday that the whole proceeding: of
the customs officials, which on Sunday led
to the lllß—l of a rearl necklace which
was concealed in her hat. and to her de
tention. imaaisnrw for* a tJnlte * 1 fT~!?
commissioner, and rd •i' 5 - under $ '-' >J **"•
vas an mtnm. the result •< an unfortu
ate mistake, the federal grand jury con
sidered the oass yesterday.
Before Surveyor Henry Mrs. Adrtanoe
proved purchase, in this country of the
valuable iewelry detained at the Custom
Koyse Thi3 bad nothing to do with the
near! necklace, valued at ST.W; gold mesh
s-.c and valuable laces that had been
asawd and spaa which the charge of at
t « .-,1 snuggling had been preferred. in
addiuon to the jewelry detained by Sur
veyor Henry, belonging to Mrs. Adrians.
be had a pearl necklace, valued at 53.0 M.
Telnn-ms to the daughter. This was also
inliirnt as having been bought In this
country.
An indictment was handed down against
Km M.83-n.e McKenna. of Chicago, who
was arrested on Saturday on a charge of
attempting to smuggle into this country
*ever XOWBS valued at *L6«r.. Mrs. Me-
St BS is under ball of KM*) to appear be
fore United States Commissioner Hitch
cock ' a September 15. Late in the day it
was gaM thai the jury had also acted in
the Adriance ca.ee. as a Treasury agent
r-r.o ad been detailed on the matter was
<•-.-. thai body. Two indictments were
nandod Sown, one against Mrs. McKenna
end — against another attempted smug
gler. Both papers were ordered sealed.
Mrs. Adriance, Mr. Adrian-" and Miss
Adriance. accompanied by their counsel.
Abram 1. Hose, and a representative of a
Je-a-elry house,, went to the Custom House
soon after noon to submit proof that the
jewelry, saM to be worth ROMM. in the
Surveyor's c fe had all been bought in this
city. A bundle, of bills, receipted, was one
of the principal things carried.
Purveyor Henry, who seldom presides at
the hearings, took personal charge of the
case and directed the proceedings. The
jewelry was spread upon a large table and
mm ptooa after another was- identified by
the representative of the jewelry house or
by ■ bill. The pearl collarette, said to b<»»
worth $15.<V-a had been bought fifteen years
ago. Some of the. other articles were
bought two years ago. some in MM and one
as far bark as ".■'■
-There was no excitement at the identifi
cation seance. It was observed that Mrs.
Adriance was nervous, while, at former
bearings she had been cool. It was Mr
Adriance who was cool yesterday. Mrs.
Adrlanc« seemed to be fully conscious of
•what was at state in the examination.
TVhen *he. last piece of Jewelry had be<=n
established as an American article the lot,
thirty pieces in all. was put into two bags
and taken away by the Adriance family.
There were differences of opinion regarding
th- value of th« jewelry- A conservative
estimate- was iZ'-.f^'.
Mrs. Adriance. will have to appear to-day
or a few days later to answer to a charge
of attempted smuggling. It was said last
evening that Mrs. Adriance and Mrs. Mc-
Keona •would in all probability be lined a
nominal Bum if the charges were not con
tested.
MISSION IN CHINESE THEATRE
Only Four Celestials Attend Opening
of Institution.
The Bid OhinPS" theatre in Doyers Ftrppt
tras filled last nipht v<»h well dressed
•tvomen and racp^d men. hut the play hart
moved up the -•-. -• The well dressed
wnm«=Ti sat on the platform to cheer the.
rape-; men just by being there and by
tlirir sin pine.
It was the opening of the Chinese Rescue
Mission, it Nop. 5 and 7 Doyers street The
mission fbrmerly was at Xos. 1" and 15*
•■••-•- street, but Yip Tone, manager
of the Chines* theatre. where the mission
is now Fhu2ter], in some manner obtained
a lease rf that pert; The mission
moved to Mariner's Temple. In Oliver
t-treet. and T. .1. Soonan. «ho presided
la6t niffht. re-ferTed to Yip Tones present
embarrassment, caused. Mr. Koeoaa said,
by the mission authorities in their turn
bfinc fortunate enough to obtain a lease
of the theatrical property before Mr. Tong
v. as ar.are of their intention
The jilaxr-f war. crowded last night, hut
«inly f"ur Chinamen entered They stood
in the back of the room for a while and
th<--n stealthily departed.
Jh« mission will be open each night from
10 ;r. 12 o'clock.
DUKIAS
STEVENSON
Xeither the imaginative
fortune of Treasure Island
nor that of Monte Cristo
comes anywhere near the
buried wealth of Cocas Isl
and, which may be acquired
by the United States as a
Pacific coaling station. The
Buccaneers are said to have
lefi a hundred million in its
caves. Expeditions may be
organized to hunt for this,
says
■IDE SCOTT ROGERS
in be article in the
SUNDAY MAGAZINE
of the
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE
Sunday, Sept. 4th
Buy Next
Sunday 1 s
June!
MRS.LYNCH'S SON ARRESTED
Heir to 5185,000 Charged with
Attempted Grand Larceny
Walter G. Lynch, fifty-two year? »M,
whose mother kept a Jewelry store or. Union
Pouar? for years and left him 1 55.000 when
<=!;«» died, was arraigned in the Tombs police
court yesterday before Magistrate Herr
«,ar:. charged with attempted grand larceny.
According to Central Office detectives, a
man who said he was E. E. Riley. called
upon Charles J. Flsk, head of the banking
firm of Harvey. Fisk & Co., recently, and
Mid he was collecting money for the pension
fund of the New York Fire Department
Benevolent Association. Mr. Fisk, who is
Mayor of Plainfl<Md, N. J.. promised to give
him $50 upon the delivery of a handsome
book which was to contain Interesting in
formation about ta« fire fignters. After the
man left him Mr. Fisk called up Fire Chief
Croker. who stamp'-d the whole scheme, the
police say. as a fraud.
Mr. Flak later received word from Riley.
he says, that the book was at an express
oflk9S a; No. 61 Broadway, and that he
could get it by leaving the money at the
express office. Mr. Fisk communicated with
the police and detectives were put on the
case. Lynch called to get the money and
was arrested. Magistrate Herrman held
him is $1,000 ball for examination to-day.
TO FIGHT NEW AUTO LAW
Hotel Men from Several States
Form Association Here.
Hotel men ' of New York. Connecticut,
Massachusetts and other states met in the
rooms of the New York City Hotel Men's
Association, at No. 534 Fifth avenue, yes
terday afternoon and organized the Inter
state Hotel Men's Association. The body
was organized for the purpose of fighting
the new automobile law, which forbids
automobiles from other commonwealths
nates New York road" without a license
from Albany. The organization will also
try to secure the enactment of uniform
automobile laws for the entire country.
The hotei men say that the new law,
which went into effect yesterday, will se
riously hamper their business. Frederick
H. Elliott, chief of the Bureau of Automo
bile Licenses in the office, of the Secretary
of State. paid at the meeting yesterday
that Mr. Koenic had suspended active en
forcement of the law until September 9. so
that automobilists who did not know of
its existence might have opportunity to
get licenses or prepare to keep out of this
state with their machines. Mr. Elliott
spoke in favor of uniform automobile laws
for the country, but said that nothing
could be don«> with the present Congress.
The members of the new organization
have appointed a committee to confer with
Attorney General O'Malley. The Automo
bile Club of America and the American
Automobile Association have promised their
support
WOMAN ANXIOUS TO UVE
Miss Vera Fitch Pleads with the
Doctors to Save Her Life.
\>ra Fitch, the young woman who shot
herself with suicidal intent at the Hotel
Astor on Monday night, pleaded pitifully
with the attending physicians at Flower
Hospital yesterday to do everything they
could to save her life!! Dr. Bernard Hughes,
th« house physician, paid she had experi
enced a complete change of mind, and was
now as anxious to live as she had been
anxious to die when she was brought to
the hospital.
The. doctor? spoke hopefully of the out
come to h«>r, in order to encourage her.
althoiie'n they said last night that the
chances w«r« about in to 1 against her
recover: Peritonitis has developed as a
result of The punctures made by the bullet
in her intestjnee.
Mrs Henry S: Fitch, of Oakland, Cal..
her mother, and Mrs. Roy W. Conger, a
sister, who is known on the* stage as
Grace Fitch, called again ax the hospital
yesterday afternoon and spent some time
at th*» wounded girl's bedside. She repeat
edly expressed the desire to them that she
might get well. Mr. Conger was at the
hospital twice yesterday to see her. but did
not com* with his wife and her mother.
"I made a terrible mistake." the girl told
her sister yesterday, "and I want to live.
I want another chance to try hard to win
the literary success which I have failed
to obtain."
Dr Hughee said that the girl's change
of mind was the one thing which would
most help h«=r improvement. He said she
had promised him shf would not worry,
a;,.; would simply make up her mind to get
VALUABLE BULLDOG STOLEN
Negro. Hell for Trial, Says Animal
'Jest Nachally Follered Me ."
Harry Charfieki, a n^gro. of No. 353
West StSi s'r c et. was held for »he grand
fury by Magistrate Kernochan in th»
West rUl* Court yesterday for th" lar
oen of fe valuable French bulldog be
longtng to Fred Wendt, a do? f^nci^r. of
No. 861 West 88th street The dog was in
the cuatodj of Thomas Proctor, of No.
SB West 38th street, ur.tii Wednesday.
•when i* disappeared It was valued at
Jeremiah Crowley. a witness, testified
that he had seer. Chatfleld walking along
the street dragging the missing bulldog
at an f-ar!y hour yesterday morning. An
other witness said he had seen Chatfield
tampering with the lock of Proctor's door
fust before the dog disappeared Chatfield
admitted that he had been leading a dog
at the end of a string, but added:
" Twas a homeless little brute and not
worth nothin". He jest nachaJl;- foll?red
me. No, I dunno where he Is now."
AUTO ACCIDENTS INCREASE
A list of th» automobil* accidents and
fatalities given out yesterday by the bu
r-au of the National Highway Protective
Association. No. 6 West 2Sth street, for the
month of Aupust shows a large Increase
over *ny previous month since the records
have been kept. The killed were 17, and
inji'red ,r.7, r .7 Edward £. Cornell, the secre
tary, said nine persons had b«>en run down
by automobiles the chauffeurs of which
had run away after the accidents, ann
only one had been discovered. Of the
seventeen killed six were children.

GETS MORE TIME ON TRANSFERS.
The Public Service Commission yester
day grant, d further time on the order
adopted August 3 for the extension or
transfers between the 59th street line o i
the Central Park. North & East River
Railroad Company and the various In
tersecting lines of the Metropolitan Street
Railway Company. Cnder the ternis or
th« order, the companiea were required to
notify the commission by August 31
whether or not they would comply with It.
An extension is now allowed for sixty
Uays, as r«qu< s'. d
CAUSES CiTY CLERK'S ARREST.
City Clerk James H. Londrigan of Ho
boken was arrested yesterday on a bench
warrant issued by County Judge Blair. The
complaint wa.- lodged by William Verdon.
the leader at the regular Republicans, and
was bas^d on the refusal of Lor.dri^ar. to
open the petitions Bled by the New Idea-
Itec I' r:dr:na.n was released in JS"O ball.
PRICE OF SPIRITS ADVANCES.
Cincinnati. Sept. Announcement was
made at the Chamber of Commerce this
morning that the prke of spirits has been
advanced 3 cents on the callon, making the
basic price for Che future $1 33. The new
price will affect other whiskey markets
where .... . _ flr.l^i-id -..,:. are han-
FRIDAY, ftfe !|l^¥loXlC' ■■"'QEftltttWCi SEPTEMBER 2, 1910. .
KEEP WATCH ON CUSTOMS
Old Regulation Providing for In
spection To Be Enforced.
COMMISSION ENDS ITS TASK
Two Reports on Local Apprais
er's Stores — One Critical,
the Other Kindly.
President Taft and Mr. KacVeagh. Secre
tary of the Treasury, have received the re
port of the special commission that has been
examining into conditions at the Appraiser's
Stores; in fact, two report.-: wsre sent out
by the commission, and as the members
were equally divided, two and two neither
could br- called a majority report. And
they were very different, it was said last
evf-nlns. n n^ abounding with praise for all
things invpstigatrd. and the other critical,
pointing out alleped ahu?*« and suggesting
changes of a drastic character.
The commission began its work in April
of this year. It was composed of J C.
Cumroinp-s. head of tho Treasury Depart
ment, agents in this city; Leslie Cullom, of
the Secret Service, of Baltimore ; A. C
Armstrong, special Treasury agent, of Bos
ton, taken from the police force in that city
by Mr. Curtis. Assistant Secretary of the
Treasury, and ex-Judge Burton Parker, of
Detroit, who was called from El Paso, Tex.,
to take part in the work here after the com
mission bad been in session several days.
Mr. Cummingrs. who was said yesterday
to be 111, and Mr Cullom sent In the rose
tinted report. Judge Parker and Mr. Arm
strong sent the report on which, it was said,
Secretary MacVeagh would base his action
in the near future.
One of the thinps the Parker- Armstrong
report dwelt on was the necessity for the
transfer of several important officials, the
advancement of others and a substantial
increase in the pay of examiners, on whose
work the government must depend for hon
est results.
It has been determined to have investiga
tions throughout the country once a year,
as the customs regulations of 1592 re
quired. They were in force until about four
years ago, when James Burton Reynolds,
then Assistant Secretary of the Treasury,
disr-ontfnued the practice.
In every customs pcrrt Treasury agents
used to make the investigations, and the
result was said to he very beneficial to the
service.
Secretary BfacVeagti "rri^red the forma
tion of the commission soon after the dis
closures made at this p^rt in the sugar,
cheese, fig and oth<=r weighing frauds and
the irr^guaritk-s in the valuation of goods.
Irregularities that, it was felt, were in all
probability due to lack of care and lack of
system
In looking for authority to order a drastic
Inquiry the Secretary was surprised to learn
that there was a regulation providing for
examinations. The regulation follows :
For the purpose of ascertaining whether
the customs business is properly transact
ed and the public moneys are duly collect
ed and accounted for, the books, papers
and accounts of the Collector and other
customs officer within each agency district
will be carefully and thoroughly examined
by the special agent in charge. In conjunc
tion with agents to be especially detailed
for that purpose, at least once a year and
as soon as possible after the close of each
fiscal year.
Hr.c of th° results of the inv<==ticq ti<">n
entirely apart from its intention was the
disclosure of the undervaluation of Panama
hats, followed by the seizure of many
thousands of dollars' worth and the segrega
tion of upward of one million dollars'
worth. Other cases of undervaluation were
discovered, and these, have been placed In
the hands of the proper officer? for further
investigation.
The commission will be disbanded, but
Mr. Armstrong and Judge Parker may be
sent to other ports as part* of other com
missions whose work will be the same as
that in this port. It is a part of Secretary
MacVra^h's plan to cleanse the customs ser
vice of the whole country.
PRICE OF CREAM GOES UP
Forced to It, Says Borden's, but Other
Companies Make No Change.
Borden's Condensed Milk Company
raised the price of cream yesterday from
12 cents to 14 cents a half pint At the
office of the company yesterday it was
explained that the change was due to the
fact that the company had to pay a higher
price for milk and expected to continue,
doing so.
The manager of the Sheffield F"am->s-
Slawson-Decke- Company said his
pany would continue its prespn' s< hed
ule of price? and had no intention of
making any change in the price of cream,
even though the Borden Company had
done so.
At the offices of 'he Alexander Campbell
Milk Company, in Brooklyn, it was said
there had been no chane<" in the price of
milk and cream, and no one here knew of
such a thing being under consideration
"Bia TOM" FOLEY AS HOST
Tammany Leader Entertains Women
and Children of His District To-day.
This is the flay of the year for thou
sands of women and children in the 2d
Assembly District. Sixty carloads of
them, escorted by the followers of "Big
Tom" Foley, will leave Chatham Square
at L:4. r > this afternoon to eniov at Sul
zer's Harlem River Park the hospitality
of the Tammany leader
The programme for the day includes
free refreshments for all flic women
and children in attendance, including ice
cream, cakes, candy, sandwiches, lemon
ade, milk and soda water, a vaudeville
show, to start at 4:30 and continue until
the picnic ends, and other attractions
which would ordinarily rost ten tim c c the
25 cents cha' ge-<] for tickets
WOULD HAVE PRISONER LASKED
Magistrate Is Angered by Testimony in
Cruelty to Animals Case.
"If the law gave me the power 1 would
order you to be taken into the courtyard
pit: beaten as badly as you beat th* dumb
animal intrusted to your care," said Mag
1 ate Fr«-sehl In the Essex Market Police
Court yesterday afternoon to Joseph Xe
vadusky, a stableman, of No. 4 Avenue D
who was charged with lashing his horse
with a four-foot whip equipped with a
rawhide rope.
Nevadusky pleaded guilty to th»* charge
and was sentenced to thirty days' impris
onment. Witnesses testified that the
Dorse's ears were split, the eyes closed arid
that there were seventeen welts on the. an
imal's body, in addition i" spots where
the skin had been torn off by trie end of
the lafih
TO RUN MORE SUBWAY TRAINS.
The Public Service. Commission yester
day denied an application made by the
Interborough Rapid Transit Company for
authority to extend its summer schedule
in the subway until October 1. The com
pany obtained exemption from th« order
of April 5, which required that so far as
was possible enough cars be run to pro
vide just as many seats as passengers, and
fixed the maximum headway during the
non-rush hours in the daytime at two and
one-half minutes. The exemption was
ftr.st ir.dile for thirty Lays from July ]_>,
end later on it was extended to Septem
ber 5-
NEW STATION INSPECTED
Special Trains Carry Long Isl
anders Through Tunnels.
Special trains were run over the Long
Island Railroad yesterday from points
along the North Shore and the Rockaway
divisions for inspection of th* East River
tunnels and the Pennsylvania station in
Manhattan. This morning Long Islanders
from different sections east of Jamaica
will make the trip, and in Che afternoon
the Long Island City Business Men's- As
sociation will inspect the improvements.
About three hundred residents of the
towns on the North Shore division were
picked up by a steam train yesterday
morning and carried to Woodside. where
they transferred to an electric train and
continued their journey to Manhattan.
They found that they would have to
change trains at Woodside until the divis
ion had been electrified, and President
Peters of the Long Island Railroad said
that the work of electrification would not
be started until the grade crossings had
been eliminated. The North Shore men
estimated that this could not be done in
side of two years at least.
' Owing to the fact that the old Mon
tauk division between Long Island City
and Jamaica is to be used principally for
freight traffic and the new schedule does
not provide for tunnel trains residents of
the populous towns along that line will
be compelled to make the best of a limited
number of steam trains. Passengers on
other divisions will find certain shortcom
ings in the service for a time.'
It is understood that for the present
there will be practically no change in the
schedule of boats between Long Island
City and 34th street. Although the pas
senger traffic from the railroad station
will be shifted to the tunnels the num
ber of vehicles crossing the river, together
with the local passenger traffic, promises
to keep the ferry boats 'busy.
Notices posted in the railroad station
set forth that commutation tickets for
Manhatan would be good on both the Long
Island City and Atlantic divisions. Com
muters from Jamaica and Richmond Hill
may also select either route.
GIRLS DRIVEN OUT BY FIRE
Flames in Downtown Broadway-
Building Cause Panic.
Those derelicts of humanity who inhabit
City Hal! Park after dark were making
ready to occupy their accustomed benches
early last evening, when the toots of fire
whistles were wafted through the mist laden
air, and they were startled to see the fire
engines stop just across the park on Broad
way.
Hundreds of other?, too. wore attracted
by the commotion, and gathered in front of
the building at Xos. 241 and 243 Broadway,
from the basement of which flames were
shooting forth. The structure i ? six stories
high, and all the floors excepting the first
are occupied by the Underwood Typewriter
Company. The ground floor was rented two
w - ee k S a? r> by the Kauffmar. Hat Company.
Several girls who were working overtime
on the upper floors of the building smelled
smoke. Investigation showed that it came
from the elevator shaft, and then the usuil
screams rang out as the employes scui-ried
for the rear stairway When they reached
the street, bare headed and panic stricken,
the tire ensjinps were already on the scene.
A passerby had noticed the blaze and sent
in an alarm.
The fire started in the basement, in which
was stored a large collection of typewrit
ers and parts, and then spread to the first
floor and attacked the hat boxes piled be
hind th« counters A half hour's fight on
the part of the firemen extinguished the
flames. Th^ damage to the Underwood
company is estimated to be about $.=ion. The
water also 'H r l considerable damage in the
hat store.
A strange coincidence was that the Kauff
man store in 14th street was completely
burned out yesterday noon.
LOEB DEFENDS DRESS RULE
Remodelled Garments Must Pay
Duty on Added Values.
Collector Lo-?b mad.« answer yesterday to
a criticism in The American Economist"
of the Treasury Department ruling pro
viding for the assessment of duty only on
the cost of repairs or alterations which
have been made abroad on articles of
wearing apparel taken out. of this cruintry
and brought back as the bageage of re
turning citizens of *he United States
It was declared that the ruling was con
trary to all custom, was causing much
trouble to government official? and opened
wide the door for fraud The Collector
said:
"This statement is absolutely incorrect
in several particulars Such gowns, if
taken abroad by fashionable dressmakers
and brought back after having been con
verted into latest Paris creations, would
be treated as merchandise upon arrival,
sent into the. Appraiser's Stores for ap
praisement and assessed for duty upon
their full value. They could not be in any
way regarded as coming within the depart
ment's ruling, which is restricted to wear
ing apparei and personal articles for the
use and wear of the passenger.
"On the other hand, garments taken
abroad by passengers and remodelled to
conform to the latest fashions and brought
back for their personal use would be as
gessed for duty upon the cost or value of
such remodelling only.
J'nder this ruling, therefore, customs
duties would be collected upon the ideas
expressed in such remodelling, for thft rea
son that they would enter into the cost or
value thereof. **
The Collector said also that it was con
tended by some persons that articles of
wearing apparel and other personal effects
taken out of the country by citizens and_
repairerl and remodelled while abroad
should continue to be free of duty. This,
he said, was not regarded as tenable under
the. presr-nt tariff act.
DATE FOR HOUGH INQUEST SET
E. T. Rosenheimer and Others To Be
Examined Next Wednesday.
The inquest into the death of Miss Grace
Hough, who was killed two weeks ago by
being thrown from a runabout which was
struck by an automobile owned and op
erated by Edward T. Rosenheimer, a needle
manufacturer of Pelham. will be held next
Wednesday. Rosenheimer is at present
under «l!o.000 bail.
Coroner Bchwannecke said last night that
he intended to get twelve prominent men
of The Bronx for his jury. He will take
them to Cleveland avenue and Pelham
Parkway, where the collision occurred, on
the day before the inauest, so that they
will be familiar with the ground. He ex
pects the Inquest to last three or four days.
m
BIG CROWD AT GALVIN'S FUNERAL.
The funeral of Police Captain Michael
Galvin. of the Coney Inland station, who
died Sunday at St. Vincents Hospital, Man
hattan, was held yesterday morning. Th«
body was removed from his home. No. IS2
Senator street, while the police band
played "Lead Kindly Light," and fully one
thousand persons stood uncovered in tho
rain.
The body was escorted to the Roman
Catholic Church of Our Lady of Perpetual
H«*lp by two hundred policemen from the
Coney Island station, twenty mounted men
and the honor squad of the Police Depart
ment, which Captain <;;il\i!i led at two
pclice parades. The service at the church
wa« attended by Deputy Commissioners
Walsh and Reynolds. The trmon «as
preached by Chaplain McGuirl, yf the Je
partment.
A RAILROAD PROTEST
Washington Statements Called
"Misleading and Unfair."
CLASHES AT RATE HEARING
Swamped with Statistics, Com
mission Adjourns to Prepare
Cross-Examination.
Chicago. Sept. I.— Testimony relative to
operating: cost and revenue of the Rock
Island Railway Company occupied the at
tention of the examiners to-day In the hear
ing of the freight rate dispute between the
railroads who seek an increased rate on
certain commodities and the shippers who
oppose the advance.
F. O. Melcher. vice-president of th» Rock
Island, occupied the stand throughout the
morning and several clashes between the
witnesses and counsel for the shippers oc
curred.
F. J. Norton, attorney for th« Santa I-©
Railroad, filed with the examiners a for
mal protest against what he termed "state
ments which have been sent out from
Washington as proceeding from the Inter
state Commerce Commission since the con
test over the tariffs began, which have been
uniformly miMeading, narrow and unfair
to the carriers "
The statement offered free access of the
commission or the shippers to all of the
books of the Santa Fe company to show
that the statistics were fair and accurate.
Mr. Lyon, of the commission, objected to
the statement as reflecting on the commis
sion, but it was admitted in the record of
the hearing by Examiner Brown.
Tabulations introduced by Frank • Nay
controller of the Rock Island, showed
comparisons of different years and the In
creases and decreases of operating reve
nue expenses, cost of maintenance of way
and other items, on which the carriers de
pond to demonstrate that the proposed in
creases of commodity rates should be per
mitted to so into effect.
One of the first exhibits introduced by
Controller Kay was a compilation of sta
tistics extending from I*9B to im showing
a total operating revenue in IS9S of $20,3*.,
620, in 1907 of $6*538.487 and in 1910 of $63,
050.425.
The same tabulation showed the total op
erating expenses of the road aggregated in
IS9S. $12,636,255; in 1907. $38,566,000, and in 1310,
$4*5.501,625.
The net operating income was listed as
in ISBB. $6,691,000; in 1907. $13,029,310; in 1910.
$11,102,035.
Another group of figures read into the
record showed that the expenses for main
tenance of way and structures in 1907 was
$7,536.0<V»: in ISOS. 57.595.000; in 1909, $5,596,000,
and in 1910. $10,200,000.
The report of the road for the* month of
July. 1910, as compared with July. 19**. was
Introduced, the figures showing that in
July. 1910, there was a comparative de
crease over the business in July. I!V>9. of
5110.6:0 in freight revenues and an increase
of $281.4& iln operating expenses.
Gross earnings .of the road for three
■weeks In August this year, according to
Mr. Nay. decreased $245,272 compared
■with the corresponding period last year.
making a total comparative decrease In
freight earnings for the first seven weeks
of the present fiscal year of $355,000 in
round numbers.
A tabulation based on the present
freight rates and on the proposed rates
as applied to commodities hauled in 1910
disclosed, according to the figures pre
ppnted by the v.-itness. that the operating
revenue of the road would have been in
creased $142,663 had the proposed rates
been in effect.
Another group of statistics entered in
the evidence gave the net capitalization
of the Rook Island Railway company on
June 30, 1910. as $255,946.250. including $75,
(Wi.nno in stock and the entire funded in
debtedness of the system. The book value
of the property and franchises was listed
on June 30. 1919. at $158,949,011; th« addi
tional construction and equipment was
placed at $2.3fi9,535. and equipment pur
chases at $32,<W7.2«U, making a totai book
value of $226.8^0.900..
In addition to these tables a number of
charts were introduced showing the com
parative increases and decreases over a
period of years of th» various expenses
and revenues of the road.
OPERATES W AN AMBULANCE
Saves Victim of Wood Alcohol by Fer
forming Tracheotomy.
A quick operation in an ambulance going
to the. Eastern District Hospital in Will
iamsburg yesterday saved the life of
Thomas O'Hare. He was suffering from
a severe cold Wednesday night and drank
pome whiskey and wood alcohol to relieve
it. Ke was slowly suffocating when his
wife called for help.
Whe.n Dr Cohen arrived from the. East
ern District Hospital he found that
n'Hare's face had turned black and that he
was slowly dying The doctor saw that
the only hope was an operation of trache
otomy While O Hare was being placed in
the ambulance, to be taken to the hospital,
Dr Cohen made an incision of one and one
half inches in (VHares throat, and BOO
opedPi i r relieving the obstruction. Then
he inserted a silver tube and stopped th#
flow of blood. At the hospital the. work
was finished and (THare's life saved.
FREIGHT RATE HEARINGS
Interstate Commission Will Sit in This
City, Beginning September 7.
Washington. Sept. I.— Hearings by the In
terstate Commerce Commission of the tes
timony respecting the recent advances in
freight rates by the railroads In classifica
tion territory will be held, beginning Sep
tember 7, at No. 203 Broadway, New York
City. The hearings will lie conducted by
Judge Oorge. N. Brown, chief examiner of
the commission.
LOEBS COLLECTIONS INCREASE
Scrutiny of Ocean Passengers Reflected
in August Report.
Collector Loeb pointed with satisfaction
yesterday to the August record of declara
tions and collections at this port, compared
with those of other years, notably 1907 and
1908. I>ast year his system of close scrutiny
was already in force, hut not in smooth
working order. Tho record follows:
Number of
Number of dutiable Duties
passengers, declarations, collected.
August. 1907: .V.37.2A5 702 $.11. 033 <V»
AUKUFt. \<X<* 25.07.% «<•« .10.207 «4
AUKU6t. lf*V 34.337 I.MS\ 70.340 27
August. 1910 .. 4^.lW 2.878 171.440 7«
The report does not include duties col
lected or. packages at the Public Stores,
third class baggage or the estimated du
ties on baggage s^nt In bond.
CONTROLLER'S VACATION SHORT.
Controller Prendergast will be back from
Europe on the steamship Amerlka on Sep
tember 10. according to a message received
from him at thr Finance Depart nient yes
terday. He had not expected to. leave tt:.-
other Bide until September 12. but the ill
ness at Mrs. Prendergast, who did hot ac
company him. has* caused him to cut his
Vftcation »fjort.
MARINE INTELLIGENCE.
MINIATURE AI.MAN* r
p-jnri«. 5:27; IWIMI, «:-•«: ■••«■ rise*. 3_:S3:
moon'» igr». ■
HIGH WATER.^ m • psi ;
Sand- H00k..... "$ 7: i?
Go'.-ernor's Island ' ;n; n . -, 00
Hen Gate •*"
WIRELESS REPORTS.
Th* Lapland. nforM »* I.H» mites 1
Bandy Hook at 10 80 a m yesterday is «• a
to dock Sunday for?noo*i. . -.11.. .a«t
Th- Rotterdam, report as 1, «
of Sandy Hook at 10:30 a m y-sterda>. is '*
p^ted to .Jock Sunday ft""'" 00 ":-. _„.« „,t „#
Th« Cleveland, reported an l.«*> m!'?* •"*V°I
?an,lv Hook at 12:30 a m j HIUBBr. «s x
p*ct»d to dock Sunday forenoon.
P Th- Celtic, reported as 1.1.5 mtt T* XSLuA
Bandy Ho--.* at -it» a m yest-rdar. " expect
to >'.o--k Sunday forenoon.
INCOMING STEAMERS.
TO-DAY.
Vessel. From. Li«». .
•Uisita'nl* Liverpool, Au« 27
•Ancon Cristobal. An* 25 i£™u£n
•Sao Paulf. Para. Aug 21, Br^i'*K
•La Prov-nce... Havre. Aug 2... £!£
•Merid* Havana. An? ■»- ■ •"' ar^
Kansas City Cardiff. Au« 15- • • •-• •-■ mtm m mm
Protons New Orleans. Ausr 27. SoPm
C<"darGrov- . Huelva. Au* 1«. -• ■ - - ••-•• "rTTT
City of Savannah. Aor » • Sav T "j r ;^
Ean Giovanni.... Naples. Au e 1 a ■ • Italian
B«?ncliff Huelva. An? **-»i"iiEr # -trvnlt
M.tapar, Santa Mart*. Am* -*^ T ll t T?.'*!
Co-nof Greruuli..Port-au-?paln. AH 2T..Tnnldad
SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 8.
•New York Southampton. Ana; 27 £™?Z
•Justin Barbados. Am 28 , Bo ?;™
Montevideo Havana. Ausr 80 ?fAr;},l? f Ar ;}, l
Manilla Xaplo*. Aus: 17 - Ita 'J L 1L 1
Cof Atlanta Savannah. A.U* 31 . . Sa van nan
San Marcos Galvrston. A'ifr 27 ... Manor/
SUNDAY. SEPTEMBER ■».
•Celtic QiiiiiisHiw. '--i!; -" -^" h ?t3r
•Alllanca Cristobal, Aue; 20 . Pan *™"
•Voltaire Barbados, Au? .Lamp & H
•Vl/?tlanc!a Tamptco. Auk 23 . .••« a r«
•Rotterdam Rmt«rdam. Aus 27 oil- Am
Lapland Antwerp. Avar 27 . -Red vv r '.ZL
Cleveland Hamburg. Austr 23 . •Hamb-Ara
Coma! Key West. A'JK 31 Maliory
Oodiwii Shields, A«g 21
•Brings mall.
OUTGOING STEAMERS.
TO-DAY.
Mail Veajsl
Vessel. For. Lin». closes. sails.
Matanzas, Tamptco. Ward... 12:OOm
Aiapaboe, Jacksonville. Clyde l:<»pm
SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 3.
St Louis. Southampton. Am. 6:30 a m ;O:Ort a m
Caronla Liverpool, Cunard.. fi:3f>am 10.00 a m
X A Victoria. Hamburg. HA fi:3f> a m 10:00 a m
Baltic. Liverpool. W ? 7:30 a m 11:00 a m
Trent. Bermuda. R M B P.. « •»> a m lO:0O a m
Zulia. Curacao. Red D «.:;<' am. 12: i*> m
Byron. Santos. L & H S:3»am J^PB
Carolina. San Juan. NT&PR »:OO a m 12:00 m
Havana. Havana. Ward lrt:n<>am 1 :"<> r m
Sarnie, Inagua. HA 11:00 am 1 Oft p m
Tapajr*. Bahla. Brazilian. . .11 O(» a m 1 ;O0 m
Panama Cristobal. Panama. 1 1 :.">O am ..:00 pm
Masdalena. Colon. RMS P.12:30pm .3:oO pm
ChicaßO. Havre. French .... — 3:oOpm
Minnetvaska. London. AM T. »:3»aiß
Vaderland. Antwerp. R Star. — — ■ ll:0Oam
California. Glasgow. Anchor. ?»:«> a m
Blrma. Libau. Russian 2: pm
Madonna. Naples. Fabre . . 12:PO m
D d'Aosta. Naples. Italian.. ll:0Aam.
Iroqooto. Jacksonville. Clyde. l:OOpm
Concho. Galveston. Maliory.. 1:00pm
C of Montgomery. S-avan. Say — 3:00 pm
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER ■
Saramacca. Trinidad. D W I.ll:0Oam 1:10 pm
TRANSPACIFIC MAILS.
Destination and steamer. Close In N. Y. P.M.
Japan. Corea. China and Philippine
Islands cvla Vancouver)— Express
of Japan ....To-day. 6:30
Fi.ll Islands and Australia ''via
Vancouver)— Zelandia Sept 4. «:3O
Jaoan-. Corea and Philippine Islands
fvia Seattle) — Kamakura Man Sept 5. <*:30> •
Hawaii 'via San Francisco)— Sierra. Sept •". 6:30
SHIPPING NEWS
Port of New York, Thursday, Septem
ber 1, 1910.
ARRIVED.
Steamer Curityba (Cub«Jl>. Glbara August
25. Nuevttas 26 and Nlp» 27. to the Munson S3
Line, ■with 47 passengers and mdse.. Arrived j
at the. Bar at .*> a m.
Steamer Oregon <N:>r>. Pr»rt Antonio August
2«. to. the, Cuneo Importing Co. with fruit. j
Arrived at th«» Bar at 1 a m.
Steamer Queen Alexandra fßr>. Wilmington, I
Del. August 81, to Howard Hou!d=»r and Part- i
ners, -with mdse In transit for the west coast I
of South America. Left Quarantine at BUM
■ m.
Steamer Rosefleld (Br). Card-nan Aug'i"' 25 1
and Matanzas 2R. to JH Winchester & Co. j
with sugar. Arrived at the Bar at fi a m.
Steamer Proteus. New Orleans August 27. to j
the Southern Pacific Co, with passengers and
mdse. Left Quarantine at «:1O a m.
Steamer <"itv of Montgomery. Savannah An
gust 2SI to "the Oc»an Ps Co, with passengers
and mdse. Left Quarantine at 4 IS a m.
Steamer Sao Paulo (Braz>. Santos August 5. ;
Rio de Janeiro S. B*hia 12. Pernambuco 14. |
Cenra 1". Para 21 and Barbados 25, to th» I
Lloyd Brazllero, with 4rt passengers, mails and
mdse. Arrived at the Bar at 11:30 a m.
Steamer San Giovanni (Ital). Naples August j
IS and Palermo 10. to Hirzel. Feltmann & Co. |
with 11 cabin and 805 steerage passengers and j
mdse. Arrlvd at th» Bar at 1:30 p m.
Steamer Princess Anne. Newport News and ■
Norfolk, to the. OM Dominion Ss Co, with pas- j
sengers and mdse. Left Quarantine at M j
P Steamer Principe dl Piemont- (Ital>. G-noa j
August 17. Napies I*. Palermo lf» and Ponta del I
Gada 23. to Ce.«ar» Conti. with 143 cabin and ,
MS steeragn passengers and mdse. Arrived at j
the Bar at 4:4.". p m.
Steamer Iroquois. Jacksonville Ang 20 and j
Charleston 30. to th« Clyde Ba Cot with pass»n
«ers and mds<». Left Quarantine at 5:15 pm.
Steamer Chesapeake. Baltimore August 31. to ]
the New York and Baltinv>r» Transportation |
Line, with md«». r^eft Quarantine at S:IS p m.
Jteamer Cludad de Revs "Span). Barcelona
August 11, to M Roca, in ballast. Arrived at
the Bar at I a m.
Steamer LusltanU (Br). Liverpool August 27
and Qiiiiiiiibliihii 2*. to the Canard Line, with
passengers, mails and mds 3 . Sixteen miles east
of Fire Island at « 05 p m.
Steamer MUUnocket. Stockton. M*. with paper
to the Great Northern Paper Co: vessel to A H
Bull & Co. Passed in Quarantine at *vo?> ■ m.
Steamer Patricia iG«r>. Hamburg August 20.
to the Hamburg-American Line, with 47! cabin
passengers and mdse. Arrived at the. Bar at
,V* a m.
Steamer Trent (3r>. Bermuda August 30. to .
Sanderson * Bon. with 207 passengers, malls j
and mdse. Arrived at the Bar at »SOa m.
Steamer Ruth. Tampa for Carteret. Passed IB
Sandy Hook at 1 .07 p m.
Steamer Principe dl Pl«nente, Genoa and I
Palermo, for New Tort Off HlghUnda at 3.50 j
P Sandy Hrok. N J. S«pt 1. 9:30 p m— Wind 1
northeast, moderate bree-«». partly cloudy;, mod
erate sea.
SAILED.
Steamers La Lorraine «Fr). Havre. QnwM
Kurfurst <&er>. Bremen; Karcng.i <Br). Ade
laide: Santa Marta <Br>. Kingston: Cuban*
(Cuban). MatanTas. Monterey. Havana: Tames
town, Norfolk and Newport News; Oklahoma.
Port Arthur; El Montet. Oe, treat 011 Allemmnia.
«>r), Inajrua; Patricia (Oer>. Boston; Texas.
with two barges. Port Arthur: Campania «Br).
Rotterdam. Oscar II (Dan). Copenhagen; v-:
rnur! (Cubans. Santiago; Jefferson. Norfolk and
Newport 'News, Cltv of St Louis. Savannah;
Verona (Ital), Philadelphia
STEAMERS AT FOREIGN PORTS,
Hull. Sept I—Buffalo1 — Buffalo (Br), New York. (Corrected
report.)
Calcutta. Sept I—Gutenfels1 — Gutenfels <Ger). N«* York, via
Aden and Colombo.
{=» Michaels. Au; 30 — Tar 1 :? (Br). New York.
via Kingston. Colon, etc, for Southampton.
Southampton. Sept I— Adriatic (Br), New York,
via Plymouth and Cherbourg.
St Michael!!. Sept I— Sflnnto (Ita!>. New Y.-rk
and Boston for Naples and Genoa.
Boulogne. Sept 1. ft p m — Potsdam (Dutch). New-
York for Rotterdam land proceeded^.
Genoa. Ang 25 — Federica (Aust). New Ycrk via
Barcelona and Valencia.
Copenhagen. Auk 3O— Halted States (Dar). New
York via Chri«tlansand
Napl-s. A?: 31. • p m— T>ica degll Abrurzt
iltali. New York
Port Natal. AUK 31— St FUlans (Br>. New York
via Cape Town. etc.
Perim. Sept l — Satsuma (Br>, Manila for Boston
and New York.
Liverpool. Sept I—WlnlfredUn1 — WlnlfredUn (Br). New York.
8 AILED.
Yokohama. Aug SO — Welsh Prince (Br>. Ne-v
York.
Shields. Aut 31 — Ockenfels (Ger) (from Ham
hurg). New York.
Antwerp. Auk 31 — Parthenla ißn New York.
Queenetown. Sept 1. 1 :3o p rn — Majestic >!'r>
(from Southampton and Cherbourg) New
York.
Cherbourg, Aug at, R:ls p m — Dvutschland (Gar)
(from Hamburg and Southamrtom. New-
York. • -
Singapore. Aag 27 — Albeng* (Ger> (frr>n» Yoko
hama, etc). Boston and New York. » :
PASSED.
Lizard. * .« 31. i> p m— Potsdam (T>utrh>. New
York for Boulr^ne. and Rotterdam.
Malta. Sept I— Wyneric (Rr». Yokohama, etc. f,->r
Boston anil New York.
AMUSEMENTS.
DREAMLAND
Original Jeffries-Johnson Motliik ri»tur«-«
_ Take Iron Steamboats.
■s^^^^fUant Safety < <>j»ti»r^^^^^^"S^^
I Ililll DADsf >^l^ MMVUR CAR
L.UHA rAnli NIVAL closes Sept. IS
Keith £ Trot tor's |Ad*l* Ritchie. Marshall P
STU AVC - Sth st Wilder, Porter .1 White
In MIC. b*w« v Co.. Eva Taylor I Co..
lfiatly Mat. »3 .<. .'oc. I SOI -i in iMarx. ot^ht-rs.
Lnr\. lD2\rl ; fiV , lJns Barney Uem.iril
M it Hnll>. J»i {.< I e« Harrison, other*.
\MMEIOTKIVS 1 <'•«!• BdwarU*. Truly
n/inr anil Daily i Shutturk. K. 1. Gold*
□nnc ' ' ' >tnHii-k k i. «..,iti
nUUr Matinee. , hem. Mitatt X » uttu.
Lucky men who have grown
bigger this Summer!
The bigger sizes of the suits %
marked down to $15 and $20/
now offer the bigger chances.
Though with several thou
sand suits now at these prices,
men of medium bulk have no
difficulty in landing good
things.
anSanßnanVßassi
| With 13,000 scarfs to sell
and a rainy day to do it, we
naturally have another go at
them to-day.
All 50 cent quality; all sorts
of silks.
2.5 c.
Rogers Feet & Company.
Three Broadway Stores
at at at
Warren st. 13th st. 34th st.
AMUSEMENTS. ___
NEW YORK'S LEADING THEATREV
NEXT SUNDAY'S TIME?: ■ --
"WHERE THERE I- NO
THEATRIC \| SYNDICATE."
Special Art!r!« by
CHARLES FROHMAN'.
EMPIRE B'way & 4O St. Er»? *:13.
CfllrinC Matinee Saturday. 2:15.
NEXT .MONDAY— SEATS NOW.
JOHN DREW smith
KNICKERBOCKER B -
Eve. at i Iff Mat. Saturday Orilv. 2:13.
SENSATIONAL ATHE GREATEST
TERMNO II OF -ALL GREAT
ri.NTIf T.\TlV«.^^ OA ISTV THE
UCCESV 5 '
OUR MISS GIBBS
By the v . ■ —■ of Music of Th» IreaaUaaav
HAR D I pl/ ~ a»:3«
UMnniL»r\ • -.- lr! ,, To-m«rrtr« 2:15.
THE FT -NMF*T THING IN NEW" YORK
Is »v»ry mlnuto of A. E. Matth-TS In
LOVE AMONG LIONS
I YPCIIM 43th =r . nr. B^-av Ev» 9 5:15.
LlUi_Um Marhj»e To-morrow. 2.13.
THE GREATEST WONDER IN N. T.
Is the Wonders of tn» Arabian Nights It:
THE BRASS BOTTLE
PDITCDina E'waj-. 44th Ft. Ev- => 2->.
unllcnlUrl Mat. Sat * S-pt. 5. M\
RIOT OF LAUGHS!!
THE COMMUTERS^
HUDSON 4 i, ast Mat T->T -> morrow. 2:13.
I*AST S PERFORMANCES.
THE SPENDTHRIFT
CHARLES DILUNGHAK-S En ':I.V Ms's
GLOBE 48tb£t. Day at 2:l'.
BESSSE WcCOY "THE ECHO."
TMPERIAL RUSSIAN DANCERS.
NEWAMSTERnAM rHKATI^ =V
■fata W»d. and ><*• Xtra Mi* Labor Oar.
L!n« Aharbanell. -vith Ralph H*rz. *n
MADAME SHERRY
NEW YORK *%X n t*g! s k B ?Vi!r
THE ARCADIANS
Th» M<v»t Enduring I« A lwa t« th- B — ' .
% IRI7DTV w<?Bf 42d ?t. Ev-s. <*t\
LIDLKI I Mar Wed. ,-. .- . 2!\
"WON RIGHT FROM *r\hr H<*rad.
TheCOUNTRYBOY
SPECIAL, iapof DAY MATTNEE.
JARDSN - PARIS £?, " il Th ' atr?
Saiok*. Refreshments. ""*:-"- Chairs. SI.
LAST 2 NIGHTS
F. ZIEGFEI.D, Jr.>. New Rev*i«.
FOLLIES «M9 lO
HIPPODROMg
Entir« Block. «th a- . 4'l-44Th §*« T * *.
Dally Mattr.ees '-' -'■ B?*t :=■»''.* «• "m
OPENS TO-MORROW NIGHT &K£
Gl^ant 4 '; Entire N -- Trip'? Production.
The International Cop. i 12 N>-»
Ballet nt < The > Circus
Niagara. S EarthqniUe. -> Acts.
Max»n«« El!iott> Tlv. S9 St . -■»• By * « Ay.
Sat.l>ab.D Wed. I liß UpSIHIL Comedy
Nazirr.ova'!. 39TH ST. ' --• i 3!>'h A B••
g;V Berlruds Quintan
nl i V»C Eves V3rt Mtp Wed. £ ?t..2 '\
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