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mous growth of the country In all direc? tions. It had quadrupled, he said. Wealth and property bad quadrupled in torty years?something that bad ?SOVST happened before in the history of any lountry in the world. See? Nothing to Discourage. There was nothing to surprise or dis? courage the people in the problems that had arisen colncidentally with this tre? mendous growth. Mr. Hryee said. "In England we think that the com? mon fault of our country and America is not thinking too much of ourselves, but false modest v. AVe have not sufficient confidence in ourselves. We ought to remember the strength we have had to overcome difficulties in the past and d< j?cnd on it to help Up through the troubles of the futuie. "Tue inference I draw from a compari? son of forty .ears ag?> with the pr?s?!.i is that the troubles of 1"*7<> w?rc over? come by calmness and patience. You did not let the South alone to work out her own fut?*. You ditl not sit down quietly to watch th* problems 01 govern? ment, but mad??- effort after effort t?? make the good citizens more active. Tin result is that over the whole country lomlitions are brighter to-day than they ever were before. These things W?STS achieved )>y faith in yourselves. P. a- g and prosperity are not the children of treedom alone, but of freedom and order in government." Dr. Rutk-r struck the sympathies of his audience in his speech on "Politics and Business." Ms said the < ommitt.? had handed him what might be called S live wir?' in giving him his subject "S<?m?'ihiiig sgrma the matter betw?ten politics and businsss." be declared. "There has been more laid ami Written on this subject in the last fiftcn or twentv ysnrs than ever before <>n any subject since the world ?began, and Oft* is struck with the placidity with which those words flow front empty minds." He then explain? ?1 his opinion about all the talk by telling a Story <>f I man who explained at length t<> s Quaker how tu ocru;iie?l all his time. AA'hun he finished the Quaker replied: "Ami when, friend. does thee think?" "And WS BOW n? ?-i time to think," said Pr. ?Butler. "The actual situation may !.?-," said T>r Butler, "of an optimistic nature. Eut for all that ws an? to-day engaged in inuustrlal civil war. and the chief burden of this stat?- <>f affairs falls on those who un? ru>t conscious of any re spoaslbillty." ? \A'.' ?arg living m a ?period <>f develop? ment when institutions an being put t<> It to k?-ej? j.a?e with iinlustrial develop? ment,*1 he ?continued. 'The era of un restri'tt?! competition bas gone foreA'er, i.nd gone bcausc it has don?- its work and has been taken up In the new and larger principie of co-operation, and this has com?- to stay. This, ?as manifested in the limited liability cup?.ration, is th<- greatest single dlscoverj of modern times " Rabbi Stephen S AA'ise talked 00 "The C ?lis? let,? ?? of a Nation' C.??v . i n?>r Emmet O'Neal of Alaterna talked on ths initiativ,? and referendum. m WOULD DISBAR LAWYER Justice Zeller Makes Charge Against Assemblyman Spielberg. mblyman Hsrold Spielberg, of the l"!li Assembly I??stii. t. facet disbarment proceeding! on charg.-s preferred i.\- jus ? ? i.oienz ?Seller, of th?- court of ?Special ?Sessions, p - the lawyer with in terfi :ing wit), the sdmlnlstratloa ??f Jus? tl i Justice ?teller ?ar?te to Districi Attorney AA hitman last night asking that proceed in?.s i., lastltuted si som sgalast bpiel Mr. AA'I'.itman said i ?? would bring rhsrges before th* grievance oommlttee of 11 ?? Bai Aseo iatlon, h ? eharged bj JtmtJe? Seller that on lay last Bplelterg fallad t.? produce in eanri Jaosh and Rosi? n?-? und ?Mas Rssenbarg, *tlleged k. .?;.??!.?? ?>f ? dlsorderl?/ hows,., thus in?- Iminis t'.ttion of .lu*ii. ... These Chargl '.solutely false," blvm.-.n Spi.lherg. when Men Si his home last night. "Justice Zeller inti? mates that I ?persuaitJed my clients n?.t to '?l", BR I advised them to go to court, but they tefuseii i bar? sffMstlli to support .*?li my statement three were OUl 00 ball at || e tlBM V>V hen they failed to appear their bonds w?r forfeited. Th. police are now - inc for them ? MAN TELLS HOW TO DRESS Boston Artist Suggests "Har? mony" in Speech to Women. That the Amrrl.Jin woman should ?JtUOS In harrnonv with her complexion, slz?- and shape was tlie advP-e given last evening by Henry Bailey Turner, a Boetoa at the ? ..n\ ention of the New A'ork State Federation of Wmnen'i Clubs. In the Hotel Astor. He said in part. only in this present time arni smong the Anglo-Saxon ue-iple alone, is the male less gorgeous tha?i the female. L? t us hope that ?some ?lay tnun may dress becoming y. There should be unity of effet In dress, an?! that unity must be such that the ob? server ma? I?. aj.l?- to see you fir : aid not you: ? !? ? I want to congratulate the women here en the fact that my eyes ere nol dauled by ? show of diamonds. Don't be over? diesscd either in clothes or in diamonds, smj in this connection man mav add a little to muni, ?pal beauty by dressing liim nlf dlserectl)'. There Li no reason why the city should have its Stock Kxchange in the form <.f a Greek temple, with winch it has nothing In common. Nor ij good Why our railroad stations should b* mo.l .)l>d afti?r the cloisters Of the Mi.Idle Ages T..? us create as architecture ?>f our own, si?i give up imitating the ?architecture ?.f the ancients Mary ?Man spoke of ths ehikhea of the stage an,l what was being ?lone f..r them. Phe hoped the prejudice existing against th?? stage and stage folk would disappear, but she was quite sure, she said, that it stll1 ficirlshrd, even among many in lier audience. o TELLS OF WORK FOR BLIND Miss Holt Addresses Pennsylvania Charity Conference. Pittsburgh, Nov. II M;ss AA'lnlfred Holt secretary of the New A'ork Association for the Blind^ to-day addressed the State Con? ference of Charities and Corrections In the Carnegie Institute She outlined the work done to aid the afflicted and laid emphasis on the efforts to prevent blindness. Miss Holt snld that the basis of the asso? ciation's work was a campaign to ??top blindness; warfare against Infant op! thai? mla and industrial accidents; efforts for saner social conditions, and better care for the poor, the aged, the infirm and tl sipated. Bhe gave graphic lUustrationg of results the association had Obtained and told of the success In edu? atlng blind chil? dren. Her description of the many dsvioss to amuse the blind was an IntorSOIlUg feat? ure of ht-r address. METHODIST NOW EPISCOPALIAN. ??Boston. Nov. 16.?The lt?v Howard lai g?nt Wilkinson, formeilv g Methodist mln ibler, in Lynn, was ordained deacm in the Episcopal Church by Bishop William Law? rence to-day. Mr Wilkinson becomes as ?istant at st ?Paul's Church, New Havea, ?Ltie he has been living for some time. GOVERNMENT INDORSES TOBACCO TROST -FUN Wickersham, After Seeing Taft, Says No Appeal Will Be Taken from Court Decree. FROWNS ON INDEPENDENTS Attorney General Believes the Scheme of Dissolution Will Re? store Competitive Condi? tions in the Industry. IFrcm Tti" Tribune Ttureaii.] Washington. Nov. ie?.?The govern ment will not appeal ftom the decree entered In the Circuit Court at New York to-day providing for the disintegra? tion of the American Tobacco Company into fourteen curpo?ratl>ong. Attorney -General Wlchemham? satisfied that the de? ree will terminate a monopoly and ?restore actual competition,?.will accept the court's dedelon, although the gov erntiK-nt possesses the right to ?-arry the plan of dissolution to the highest tri? bunal at any time within a year. The purpose of the Department of Justice to give the plan B fair trial and to i rev. nt Interference on the part of the ?Independents in ?carrying it Into ef? fect eras announced by the Attorney General in a atatement ?to-day, 1'r? sunml'ly the explanation Of the At? torney Gem ml of the attitude of the ?ad ministration was made with the approval of n s ?President? as they ?diocussed the decree al ?length at ?the White House earlier in the ?lay. It Indtoates satisfac? tion With the ?plan Of dissolution and a. ?belief that it will rester" < ompetltlve conditions, aimed nt by the anti-trust law. At the same time, with the evi I ?lout purpose of bringing about the re ladjUStmenl Of the affairs of the corpora? tion sa speedily as possible, of restoring order and <?f preventing what might be ?called the bade? ring of the trust by the IIndependents, the department has not '?nly de? uied not t?? appeal from the de but has protested against ??thers attempting to do so. Will Restore Lawful Conditions. "The Attorney ?General beii.-vcs." as set forth in the statement, "that thi? plan, with the restrictive provisions em? bodied in the decree, arlll accomplis!? .? r.--? reatlon of lawful conditions, an?! 1 eing so convinced, he has opppOOd the efforts ?of outsiders to Inject themselves Into the situation, and t?> delay or pre l\ent th?- ?carrying out of the plan." Jn ?his comment <?n the objections to th? plan advanced by the independents Attorney ?General Wickersham ex? presses ?t-rt.iiii ??pinions which may be rded as applicable to the Question of dissolution of corporations la general. These are characterized l-v S conserva? tism of tmie. an ObViOUO purpose t<? keep Within the spirit of the law and to avui'l extremo measures which would result, in ct?e'i, m ?mclvershlps and injury to the general business conditions of the country. The Attorney ?General says: The ?J?? ree embulles substantially all of ?he r> ?quests made !?v tin- ?government, ex-I cept the ? nfoi'-cd ?sal? aim ?iistrlbution to I outsiders of the Trilled ? tsar Stores ( 'om- | puny and .m .< itjiorisetion to tin- govern-? ment .,t ?any time within iiv?- y?-ars to ai'i'lv to tlie ?court for relief based upon a showing that competitive 'Ondulons have not actually resulted from the operation? oi tb<- plan. it is th?- opinion of the AttoriK-v Gen? eral thai th.- execution of this plan win warily reeult in a termination of the ?monopolistic conditions created i,-,- the un? lawful combination, and in substituting aitual ?competitive conditions instead. The principal objections mude by the ?so-cs led "independents" t?? the plan were i?ase?i, hist, ??n the f.o ?. thai the stocks of the live distributee companies are to be dlatrlbut-ed t?? ami ?among tin- stockholders "i 11,?- American Tobacco Company, so that Un- sain?, body of shareholders will sub? stantially control each of the distributee companies. How Objections Are Met. 'ri,.? obiecttons to this ?necessary conse Quence of an] plan ?of disintegration which ???>'. Id ?possibly Of vv.?ik.-'l out within the ?period allowed i??, tin- Supreme Court are met, first, !>v ?conferring voting rights which non arc v<st?-?i in the common stock elone to the ?preferred stock ?holders also: ?secondly, by tiip restrlctlona upon the a? - tions ?>f the respectiva corporations ,-m i "?lie?! in the injunctlve features ??f the deci*ee, The next objection made was thai the six.?- of some of ih?- ?corporations was greater than that <>f any of the existing to? dependente. Nothing In tne mw requires, or. In the opinion "f the Attorney General, would justify, the government in taking l'u?- po ' it, to reduce s monopolistic combination to legal siz<- no ?-n?? of the dls tributee concerns should be larger than the lamest exl ependenl concern. The public at large will be m??r?- apt to benefit from ?competition ?betw<-sen a number of large, ?solvent well organised companies in strons hands than from the imtral de? moralisation of ?business which would en mi.- w.re the business to he distributed be? tween S large number of small, weak or? ganisations without sufficient capital to Iv-ea in active competition. ?Some of the repreeentaUvea of the so called "Independenl retaillera' aaaodatlona" urged the diatrlbutlon of the business among seventy ?corporations instead of fourteen, The sugg-estlon might as well ?have ?been fifty or two hundred. lor the ?government to have supported any such contention would have undoubtedly result - e?l in a receivership and enormous and widespread Injury to the general business conditions ?>f the country. -? TOBACCO DECREE SIGNED Ready for Dissolution?Talk of Appeal by Independents. Judg? s ?Lacombe, Coxe, Koyes and Ward of the United States ttr-cnll ?'?-?urt npprove,i lay ibe final decree of dissolution of the Atnerlcaa Tobacco ?Company and the ? iratton out of its elements of new ?-ompan les, as ?submitted In the draft made by Lewis ?Gesa ?Ladyard, counsel f?,r the Am?*ri?an Tohaeeo company. ??Before the ?lrnft was approved by the court, Henry A. Wise, 1'nlted States Attor i ay, compered it with the ?decision of Judge I.a'-ombe ??n the proposed plan <?f renrganl satlon ,'?n?l declared that th?- snK?,>-e;ifed de? cree was In full .?ci-ord with the findings ? f tha Juilgea Beeentlally the final decrea presente?! the plan with the am.?ndmen?s ordered t,y the Juilge.,, Mr. Wl.c said, anil it ?departed from this only in changes of phraeeotogy to remove ambiguity. With the signing of the de<ree the Circuit ?Court ?flnlshoi IU work in conne?iion with tha Tob?ceo ?oeas anlesa the matter can be 1 rought for 1'OVleW before the Supreme Court through the effort s Of the Independent tobacco int?! i ?ta Burlier in the ?gay ?the four Judges denied th?- petition of 1'ellx 11 Levy, counsel f??r the National Cigar Leaf Tob?ceo Association, asking for leave to In? terfile. The ?independents? however, ex i themselvea u resotvsd to bring the bofOfO the Supreme Court again in some manner to be decided upon later. TOBACCO MEN ORGANIZE Manufacturers, Dealers and Salesmen Prepare to Fight Trust. An indepen<l<-nt ass? elation of relall to baeoo d.-alers, salesmen and manufacturer?* of New Jersey was organized In Newitk I ??? sight. It? pies? ?natives of m similar rr gaaisatloa is n? w York, led by i. wmiam Vogel, angineared the plan- whereby the nation-wide movement against the Amerl can Tobacco Company was further aug mented. The trust was assailed by most 0 the speakers, and the by-laws of the Nev York Retail Tobacconists were adopted n their entirety by the new body. Henry H. Hunter, attorney for the Inde pendent retail tobacconists of New Ylrk nnd Oscar Viet, vice-president of the Inde pendent Tobacco Salesmen of America were the principal speakers. Followiiu their addresses, In which they referred t? the trust as having filled many sulell. graves, resolutions were adopted charac terlzlng the government prosecution of tb trust as a farce and denouncing AtBrne; General AA'lckersham's acceptance of th? trust's reorganisation plan. The officers of the new association ar? President. Mortimer Pach; vice-president Morris Sientz; secretary, I*. AA'llllam Vogel treasurer, Frank Crawford; trustees, t.. | Cook, Andrew Krenrlch and M. Athana slop. LIVING WAGES DEMANDEE Women's Trades Union Heac Asks Labor Men to Help. |Hy Telenrsph to Th? Trlh'ine. | Atlanta. Nov. IS. ?Mrs. Raymond Ttoblns of Chicago, president of the Nationa Women's Trades t'nlon League, told th? American Federation Of Labor to-day 01 the nation wide struggh? among womei workers for a living wage. Sh?- uig'd th? (?invention to take a?tion in obtaining b-c IslatlOn that would establish S ntlnimun wag?? scale for women. Mrs. Koblns arrived In Atlanta thll morning, accompanir-d I y Miss AgUSS Nes tnr. International president of the <>'lnv AA'orkers' 1'nlon. Both were seated as del egates In the convention. Most of the worn en visitors who had come to beat her BMS sage were of the first families in Atlanta several being society leaders. They wer? all apparently shocked at the general con dltlon of working wom-n as reva'.-d b] the speaker. "Any imlustry that ?annot afford to pav a living wage to its own vvom?n ?mplovci ] Is a parasitic Industry and should be swcp? ! from the face of , Ivillzatlon.'' Mrs Robin? i said. "A minimum wage law must !"? lia? I through the strength of trade unionism No other power will ever irrite it into tin statute books of this country. "Womefl workers must be delivered fron ! bondage. Freedom is a costly thing, bul i we must builil up a free people. The trad? j union movement Is our only salvation. AA'i have started a good fight, and It must M ? continued most effectively and i ?instantly j f?>r eternal vigilan?-?? is the price of libsrtj "Then the question of v. hat Is a llvin? I wsgs confronts us. Hie steaographeri ol ?'hi? ago have fixed that wage at $12 a week They are now organizing for the fi_rht They ban? gone Into battis lo win, and I they will doubtless win." WOMEN TO STUDY POLITICS Miss Anne Morgan Gets Cabinet Officers for Lecture Course. Miss Anne Morgan, daughter Of .1 P. Morgan, and the women members of the New A'ork and New Jersey branch of the National Civic Federation have arranged for a series >.f lectures on "How Uncle lam Does Business," to 1.?- given at the AA'a' dorf during the winter OB Monday after-, noons. 1'ractlcallv all Br>?l?lcnt Tafts Cabinet officers have agreed to speak. The lectures will lie open to the public Mrs. Frauds Bacon, jr.. . hairman of the women's welfare department of the federa? tion, in talking at out the project, saiil: "AAV wanted t?. learn something about these various branchas of the government, so we went to the men who would siif.lv know all there la t?> know on ths ml AW are interested, and a lot more women Would be interested if they i,ad the lit-t idea what politics, and political economy and elections wer?- ail about."' The Introductory lecture will be held on Tuesday, December .">; the next two on suc? cessive Monday??, and then, after a holiday interregnum, the/ will b- ?OSUSSSd M .Jan? uary K. Associated with Hlo* Morgan snd ?Mrs Bacon are Miss Elisabeth Marl.ury, Mrs Auuust H'-ltiiont, Mr?. AA'llliam Hand, ji.. Miss Maud Rives Borland, Mrs. i'corgi? Blunv-nthal. Miss Jeannette * ; 11,1. i. Krs. James S Cushman, Mrs Krn.sto ?; l-'al, brl. Miss Marie B. B md, Mrs Ralph Sau? ger. Miss Caroline- S'.ilppen. Mrs l.vndsav A"an Renseelaer, Mrs Muy ?Hatch aa'ii lard, Mrs. A'. F.verlt Ma? v and Mrs \\ , lam h AA'iii<-ox. DEFERS BOWLING GREEN PLAN Stover Will Wait Until Lay Designs Eattery Park Anew. There Is no friction between Turk ?Com missioner ?Stover end ?'liarles D. l.ay, lan?l s?'ape architect Of the Bark Board, be? cause Mr. ?Lay has DOl nppioved the plans of the commissioner to place a running Hack in Battery Bark and to estshllsb a bowling green there. The Bark Commis? sioner said yesterday thai Mr. ?Ley's plan eventually to us?- the gpaes north of the elevate?l tracks, now put to no use what? ever, would thoroughly suit him. As was told exclusively In The Tribune yesterday. Mr. Bay, In a letter to Eugene Phlllii:*, president of the Bark*; ami Play. grouml* Association, said he ,li.| not belleva || b.st to place a running track and bowl? ing green on one of the present lawns of the park. 'I see no reason why the ground space north of the elevated structure ?annot be used M Mr I>ay suggests," sai?l tin- Park Commissioner. "I do not want to Inter? fere with the park design, an?l the matter ?an wait until the \tBdst ap>- architect hat prepared his new design of the park, which will nut be possible until h<- has the plans for the proposed subway station there" Mayor Qaynor had told the Bark Com? missioner to hurry up and build the run? ning track LOEB SEES M'VEAGH Collector Confers with Treasury Head Regarding Customs Frauds. AA'ashlngton. Nov. lfi. AV'illlam T.oeb, Jr., Collector of the Bort of New A'ork, con? ferred with S? relary MacA'eagh of the Treasury Department to-day In regard to CUStomi frauds at New A'ork Mr. l*o?-li Is conducting an extensive Investigation into un<l??rvaluatlon of Importations, but the Treasury Department Is not yet pr?parai tO ?Unclose the results. John K. AA'llkle, chief of the Se. ret Ser? vice and gopervtsor Of ths special agents of the customs servlie, who is now In Baris, is supplementing Mr. ?Loob'g Inquiry into these conditions by a diligent ?search for evl.l.n.e abroa?!. Mr AA'llkle is visit in? ths pri'icipal trade csntrSS Of Kurope. ,-n?le.-ivoi"lag t" trace frauds from their In? ception .Secreta! y Ma(A'eagl) will discuss ques? tions relating to the customs service In an address In N?vv A'ork Saturday before the ?meeting of appraisers from tin: various ports of the country. REJECT THE AMENDMENTS Two Upstate Counties Give Big Adverse Vote. Ithaca, N Y., Nov. 1?The otllcuil can? vass for Tompkins County, c<?mplet??l to? day by th? Hoard of Supervisors, shows that all of the constitutional amendment* voted upon at the recent election were lost in the county by majorities ranging fr?.in M to .',000. The largi-Ht majority ?gras against the raising of the salarle? of As s?-mhlymen snd Senators. Th?- .anal t?u mlnal pro position was carried In this county by a majority of %:: Mav ville. S Y. N'.'V !?; The canal prop. osltlon and constitutional amendment! wer? overwhelmingly rejected )?v th. roters of chautiiiiqu? fount) Issl week, majorities of from I ???i to 7?(.v being recorded again*,?, tiiiui. J HONOR IN WANAMAKER Friends Celebrate His Fifty Years as a Merchant. MANY NOTABLES AT LUNCH No Lock on Opportunities, He Declares?Proposes League of Business Men. H.-presentatlves of foreign governments and men distinguished in public and busi? ness life Joined with some of the ?landing ?merchants In the Halted States in honor? ing .lohn Wanamaher at a luncheon at Sherry's )esienlay. In commemoration "f his fifty years In business. A sliver loving ?up nearly thr?-?- feet high was presented to .Mr. ?Waaamaher. R ?bora u?is inserip .t Ion : ?Presented to John Wanamaher ?as a trib? ute of the high esteem in which he Is held by his fellow merchants of the 1'nlted Stat.s IW-ltlL ?MoosogOB in ?praise tt Mr. Wanamaher from many distinguished men unable t" be present were r?*r*d by QeorgH R ?'ortelvoii, former Secretary of the Treasury. One ,K ill N U'ANAMAKER. Who was th?- guest ??f honor yesterday .'?t ;i lun? i ?son in ?sommemoratlon of hit Bfty yeais ?i b;ie1ni m? was from President Taft, another from ?Qovernor !>lx and a third from llenera! Fred? ri k i ?. nt ?'.rant In ? ?Setter regret? ting his Inabtllt? to l"- preaent, ?L-eell? ??. ?Shaw ?said: The services of Mr. Wanamaher to the merchants of the world are DOl excelled by any living man. An enthusiastic communication from Henry <'i??v?s ?declared that were each ad mlrer of Mr. Wanamaher t?> contribute a dime no ?bdnquei h.di could bold the loving ??up ?made ?from the coina IS pi'-seniinK the cup on In half of his fellow merchants throughout the lend, .lohn !?'. DaaMI said: *>???i educate the public bj exhiblUtma <-f the blgb'-st character. *> ou ere the father of irnthfiii m?.?bin ?advertising, in Serving .is Postmaster General you did bo with the ?greatest credit to yourself snd to the na? tion, ?Patrick Francia Murphy, toaatmast-ei ?>f the '" ? '-!??i. brought a smile t" Mr. Wane maker's face when be said: Tha n ward of labor la tardy Inde? ?i when a man mus? wait finv rears for his lunch? eon. 'J'" h.ive lived without luncheon Is not ?so r? markable ss i?> have liv?-?i t?? obtain one from ids competitors, it is ?m?- -?f the tu,-- ms to arriva si ?sucrceea ?and ?be for glv-n. The ?liners roes ;i? ??i;?- man when Mr. Wanamakei ?stood up to make reply, ?tad applaud-ed and ch< -i ?-?i ?him unUI bl glowed. After conttaelna bis embarrass* nrteni ?and ?acknowledging Ms ippreciatloo for the ?honor paid him Mr. Wanamaher l-'ifi'- i ? - - si ,??iii\ iti bustn-ess ?if?- ?seems bk-- .. long ?time to !>-? In bne place winking ? out one in?! i??is-. 'I'll, re are n<? locke on the ? ol wisdom knowledge, hones! enter? prise and the opportunities on ever) ?side. Wherevei i mans i?-i la <-.-st 01 whoever he may be, capitalist or capltaliess, k: ?.?-k inu- steadily and persistently on these doors srfll i irelj open st l? sst ona "i ?th? m. After tolling of lus start In bualness? with ?some ii)on?-v he had ?saved out of bis wages, at th-- ?me Of iw.-nty-two, Mr. Wanatnak- t proposed s league of Hi?- ?bualneea mea ?if the ?country. "By the joining ?.r band- in ii pi-actl'-al Way," he said, "tin- poW-M of ,! million m?r? hauts may I?.- . x.rt.-d for the things thai guarantee the general g"?'?l tint win ?conserve the business prosperity throughout the ?nation." Ha added; i? there anything ??ora practica] than the establishmenl in tie- government ol s Supreme Bench of ? ?naliri.-u Buslnese Men neither lawyers, d-txetora ?nor literary men. hut plain, experienced business men, sa s Capitalized ?'"?nt of Authority with a mill Ion "f votes behind it und important enougii to ? ?mmaiiii the attention of Presidents,! s.i.,?t?is snd Congressmen, few ?if whom know the actualities or the ?hanging trend ol commercial or financial questions? Tlu widespread hatreds engendered un? fairly against Wall Str.-ei and the trusts, p.ir.iiy/.mg honorabh business undertakings an?i creating prejudices, irritations ami ??! milli"iis of dollars, have been m??i?t hurtful t? the United States ai borne and abi ?ad The men who ?combine their own pnv.it,- capital In the steel ?and other trust.. ?save many concerns ?from bankruptcy. Man] old dying plants were ?reorganize^ and by economies mad? to produce profits to poverty-strlck? n on nera Mr. Wanamaher boM be was glad the Bherman law bad been Interpreted by th? courts ami lie urged the merchante Instand solidly together in supporting ail efforts to eliminan- graft and punish bribe givers ?and taken in public snd business life; to the high cost of commodities and auggest mosns that would reduc? taxes; to support municipal research, and s?? or? cheaper rates f??r transportation ??f goods either by negotiating with the ?railroads to lake ovei the exprese ?r?mpanles ?>r tha >se tabll n. nt ,.f S l-itrcels (??.st. and th? re id ictIon "f telegraph ?sad ?al?!?- rat?-s. fall? ing in which, I?? uig? the government to i;ik. ?over the telegraph and cania rom paules Rotiert ?' Ogden, for many years Mr. Wanamsher'a partaer, was the n.-xt ker, k\ tin- guest table wir.? William <? m< BAoo, k Barton Hepburn, John P, ?Danli |, John P. Denlell, Jr. the Itev. Dr. Howard I>li(li?-l'l, Job ? i I,dg.*, Colonel William ?lav, the Rev. ?Edward <;. Thnrber? lohn Wanamaher, ?Poetaaaator B. M. Morgen. (?scar S .Straus. Nathan Straus, the |',-v i?? ? i h Mvennan, ?Police commissioner Rhlnelander Waldo, the Rev, i?r. w. t. Manning, dank B Vol-i-I, I.-aa?- N Hellg m.in, ???ii.-iai Qeoige Wlagatag Corporation i Anhii...i?i w Wataoo ?and u n Maxwell, gupeitntendent of City ?cheoB ?Others ?pr?sent were Baroo s? mi pp. nhach, Russian Consul ?b-netal, II. N. T'pakyan, Persian Consul -General; Nubei do Perched. Austrian Consul Oe?neral; C, ?Rotnera, m-\ l-can Consul General; W. n Edwarde, ?Com? mtasloner ?-f str-.-t Cleaning; Patriob a. Whitney, Commissions! of Correction; in ' | Copelaad, Maix Arnbcba, Jacob Olmbel, isart-- Brokaw? .i !.. Keener, ih <I?.i. ?-rtkM. I' A. H Franklin, li. L. Sl'-il ?JuiU and Willis L. <_>_?1>.n. M FOR IH OR POOR Speaker Clark Says That Is Place for Violators of Law. IN CONTROL OF LOBBYISTS Delegate to Trans-Mississippi Congress Makes Startling Charge. Kansas ( itv, Mo.. Nov. 16.?"This Trani Mleslsslppi Commercial Congress is con? trolled by lobbyists representing the robber c.-mpanles. the railroads and the Sugar Trust, and this has been demonstrated re ?'?nt.dlv hv the congress's action," was the startling statement made from the platform at to-day's session of the congress by ??eorge .1. Klndel, of Denver. Mr. Kln?1el's statement came as an angry retort to an Interruption by a delegate. The Benver man was delivering an address ad? vocating the panels post. In which he blamed the expreas companies for the an? nual postoffice d?fi? It. "AA'hy don't you put some of these Ideas Into a resolution to be placed before the congress?" shouted a delegate. In replying Mr. Klmlel made his asser? tion that the congress was controlled b> the big Interests. Champ Clark, ?peaker of the House of Representatives, in an address before the OOnCISSS madS especial reference to the difficulty his party had encountered in try? ing to economize in the expenditure of pub llc money and the n>-ed of more Income Ms said in part: In onler to ascertain where It is most feasible end beneficial to economize we lav- vitalized and set to wirk the ten standing Investigating .-ommlttees of the 11-.us.. AA'e also elected two special In vestlgating committees, one on the Sugar Trust and on? on the Steel Trust. AA'e have been criticised more by reason of these investigating committees than for anything else we have done. Yet everybody knows that the Sugar Trust stole millions from the government and that the big wigs In that concern kept out of the penitentiary by a compromise J>v which they paid to the government a small part of what they had ?Stolen. There never wa? a thief yet, great or small, who would not he gla<i to ? -.ape a felon's stripes and a felon's cell by giving hack a small portion of the prop? erty stolen. The proper place for a thief i th?. penitentiary, no matter how big or rich he la and it would do more good to send that gang to the penitentiary than to Muid a forty-acre field of petty thieves Theoretically, the law Is no respecter of persons, and should not be in practice. If the 'aw won honestly and rigorously en f..r.e,i against all criminals, the great as well Rs the small, there would not he s?? much unrest throughout the land. It the Sugar Trust had been forced to disgorge all of Its ill-gotten gains, there would he money ? n.nigii in the Tigasuiy t.. finance several deslra*4s sntorprlssi Mr. ?lark sahl there were several im pOftaal and tar reaching problems of urgent necessity pressing for solution, say? ing: Among these an- a rational conservation of our natural resources, which we have wasted vviti? a prodigal's hand; a compre? hensivs and practicable sehen), for the building of trag?n roads; a change In the ?..inking laws so as to give the element of I elsstlcity to our currency system, a con- ? Hummatlon devoutly to he wished; th? i drainage and reclamation of overflowed j ami swamp lands; and, above all, an ade-I quate and comprehensive system Of river ! Improvement. Speaker ?'lark digressed from Ils s,?t speech to express his disapproval of the promised changes in the nation's currency snd banking system, as outlined by former United States lenator Nelson AA'. Aldrb-h, ? hatrman of the National Monetary Com? mission. m JURY BOX AGAIN FILLED Bos Angeles, Nov. 16.?The Jury box in the McNamara murder trial was filled with Jurors and accepted talesmen for the sec? ond time late to-day. Peremptory chal? lenges by the *tate and defence will be ex ercised at the opening of court to-morrow. ? ASKED TO HANDLE MIX'S ESTATE. Paris. Nov. lfi ?R. latlves ?.f F.dgar AA'. Mix, who is supposed to have committe.l uuiclde by dropping from a Channel steam ?? ? Sunday night. to-?lay requested Pierre Planch?n, S Bails friend ?if Mix's, to act a* administrator or the missing mans , i opcrty. PANAMA UNE IN DANGER Railroad Influence May Prevent Its Formation. BANKERS REFUSE BACKING Promoter Still Working, but Government Owned Ships May Use the Canal. [By Tel^rsph to Th* Tribun*.! Baltimore, Nov. K? Opposition of the transcontinental railroads, It was learned to-day, may force the government *? tk> tabllsh and maintain an Independent line of steamships through the Panama Canal. Promoters of the propo.M-*d company which had until November 25 to get capital for a line free of railroad influence, have almost despaired of finishing their work. Many subscriptions, readily promised when the plan was first made public, have l-een with? drawn. Hankers Interested have frankly stated they they did not wish to antagonize the larRe roads, and so had to drop the Idea. Hernard N Baker, head of the proposed <-ompany, in explaining to-night the re? fusal of financial interests to subscribe to the Atlantic and Pa?lflc Transport project, sal?i unies? the bankers produce the OSSh by November 25 the proposition Is done for, so far as they ?re concerned. "They have hail every chance In tne world," he said; "every possible guarantee was offered to them, and there Is only one explanation of their conduct. The attitude of these men clearly Indicates that some powerful Interest has been brought to bear on them. The trememlous enthusiasm which greeted the project when It was first mentlone?! shows, to my mind, what th?y realy thought about It, and then, after a few weeks, comes this strange reversion of sentiment. Sees Hand of the Railroad?. "Bshthd the refusal to flpbOOHbe the funds to the Atlantic and Pacltl?' Transport ?ompany enterprise Is the mighty ?t?r?e of the allied r.itlroad and financial Interests. They manned the plan carefully; they Ban* that the new line would carry frelsrht through the Panama ?anal, and they knew that meant losses to them. That killed the game, ?ince they decided that the new line was dangerous all the rest was settled. ?o absolute was their sway that several who bava sent me subscription.? have writ? ten and asked me to withhold their names from publication." "Have you abandoned the project, then?" Mr. Haker was asked. Mr. Haker looked indignant. "Not so long as I have health and a dollar In my pocket." he said, vigorously, ? "I have put the ?piestlon up to Congress, , and at the coming session It will be thor OUghly studied. It Is perfectly feasible for | the government to own the line, for It can ) contiol the rates. Competition will then ! count for nothing. It Is certain that gov? ernment ownership of the line will be the solution of the problem." Mr. Baker explained that should the gov? ernment decide to build such a line con? tracts for the new steamers would he awarded probably at once. The me*i on the steamers, he said, would not neces? sarily be government appointees, but he said he hoped they would be recruited from the naval reserve. Mr. Haker then said: I hav?? turned over for the use of the government all the data that I hawe col? lected laborlouslv In the lust few months. I gave the data gratis, and will do every? thing' in mv power to aid the government | Pi establishing the plan, becuuse I know It i will be a success. I should estimate that 1 have spent at the very least t.10,000 In sctual ?ash, not counting the loss of time. | I have made four trips to Panama and have worked with tireless energy To put I the thing through. Mr Baker was asked what success he thought would have met the project If It | bad been advanced in England or ?Ger many. "Why," he said, "there would have been ? thirty blilders Instead of otie. Instant lecognitlon would have met the project, i Reduce Your Insurance Rates By Installing; Grjnnell Automatic Sprinklers For Particulars Apply to General Fire Extinguisher Company 1 Sem Tork Of/P? 1 I,lt*eMy 8tre?t The saving in your pre? miums will ?pay for an equipment in a few yean. end no such difficulty as this wn?il<_ h?_?>*? present??<l itself by any possibility." Tell? of Future Plant. As to his plans In the future, Mr f?nktt had this to say: I shall first do my best to interest th* government In the enterprise. I am al most certain that Congress wir te* 1?* enormous possibilities and the neo.-_.ity of government control. If the government does take It up. I shall aid it In ev?ry wav |?osslb1e to make it a ?u?*-'.-?. But !f it Is turned down by the government. I Mill not be discouraged, but ?et to work to tralU anew. If the government does assume control Mr Raker said that several departments . probably ?soul?! he involved. The Interstate Commerce Commission, the RoetoftV? r>e? partment. the Navy and War depart? ment, as well as severa* minor interest?1, would l.e ? oncerned Mr. Baker summed up the situation thus: YV< hive done the best we could We started this project as an Independent one, to aid the small as well as the large mer? chants of this country In trading from ??oast to coast, and to develop the trade in Hou'.h America The project was outlined on a pure!y husinesa basis We secured a charter to protect the people, and the en? tire plan was to be under the direct con? trol of the Interstate Comnier??* Commis? ?ion. The moneyed Interests, however, have said "No," hut that "No" Is a nega? tive for themselves alone. WILL STUDY LOCAL OPTION National Municipal League to Take Up Liquor Problem. Richmond. Va., Nov. 16.-With the . .-in? clusion of discussions on franchise?, edu ? ation and police and liquor problems th* seventeenth annual meeting of the Na. tlonal Municipal [??ague and the nineteenth National Conference for City Good QoV? ernment ?ame to a close to-day. F. S. Spence, a municipal official of Toronto, told the delegates that ?o lom? as corporations operated public utilities under th?- franchise system there never would be satisfactory service. Suggestions for a model street railway franchise were made In a report by J. W. 8. P< ters, of Kansas City, and Dclos F. Wllcox, chief of the Hureau of Franchises, Public Ser? vice Commission, 1st District of New York. Plans for an exhaustive stud) of local option and all other Questions allied with the liquor problem were rec?)mmen?Je?J In the report of the committee on liquor, pre ?ented in Cstnlllua <;. Kidii.r. ot Orange, N. J. A determination of the safest h.unls m ?. ni. n m long.- the issuance ..f Ii- ? was deemed to be of prime Importance. ? FREE SUGAR MEANS RUIN Would Destroy American Beet In? dustry, Refiners Say. Chicase. Nov. IS?Beet sugar manufact? urers who have be.-n meeting h?-re for th? last few ?lays closed their session t?,-d?v. att?r formulating plans lo combat th? propaganda in the interest of "free sugar alleged, to be carried on by the cane sugar refiners and the New York Importing in t?-rests. The beet sugar cane men say they pro? duce annually ?JM.IIM tons of sugar and draw raw material from sixteen gtates, ? ? tending from Ohio to California, and pa\ the American farmer $30.?n?,,0iin annual! v therefor. They contend that by putting raw sugar on the free il--1 the domestic in? dustry would l.e destroy?! and all compe? tition thereby eliminated, an?i that there, after the Importers and refiners would hav? a complet? monopoly. Louis IX, the "St. I.ouis" of history, reigned as King of France from l__o to 1270. "The 24-Hour St. Louis," the Pennsylvania Railroad's limited express between New York and St. Louis, is the ?reigning 24-hour train in 1911. between the Hudson and the Mississippi, covering the 1054 miles from sunset to sunset. Leaves New York Pennsylvania Station Hud ?on Terminal 6.32 P. M. 6.30 P. M Cleveland 7.30 A. M. Arrive? Cincinnati 10.25 A. M. St. Louia 5.25 P. M. "The 24-II(?ur St. Louis" has "'all Limited Train Features." electric lights, terminal telephones, bathroom, barber, ladies' maid, and stenographer, and is ?composed of a Pullman parlor smoking car, dining car, drawing-room sleeping cars, and a ?compartment observation car from Xew York to St. Louis, and sleeping cars from New York to Cleveland and Cincinnati. "The 24-H.?ur New Yorker." the companion train castwanl, leaves St. Louis 12.20 P. M., an?! arrives Xew York, Pennsylvania Station, 1.20 I'. M., giving passengers half a day in each city. Other through express nains to St. ?Louil leave the Pennsylvania Station at 8.04, 10.50 A. M? 2.04, and 0.34 P. M. t? For tickets, delivered at home, office, or hotel; for Pullman reservations and any ini?u matioti, Telephone "Madison Square 7900" C. ST?DDS, D P. A , 2hi Fifth Avenue, New York City PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD }