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f AFT LEAVES TARIFF !
TO HIS SUCCESSOR Tells Congress in "General" Message It Is Needless to Occupy Its Time with Recornmendations. URGES BETTERCURRENC Y SYSTEM Takes Strong Ground Against Present Indcpendencc for Filipinos?Sees No Ground for Asking Rad ical Changes in the Sherman Anti-Trust Law Provisions. Washinglon. Her fi.?President Taft will make no further effoi t to have 00 | reduce the tartff. ln a "general" Bl****** to Congres* submitted to-day the Praa* dent clcarly Ir.dicated his intention of leaving further tariff revtxlon to Mr. Wil? son and the Congress Just elected ' Now that a new Congress- has be. n clerted on n platform of tartff for revenuo only, rather than a protectlve tariff. and is to revise the tariff on that hnsts." he said, "it ls needless for BM to occupy th* time of Congress with arguments or "rr i.mmendations in favor of a protectlve tarirT." Thia mrssage, the second auhm1tte<l by the President slnce the present session begaa, will be hls last of a general char? acter. It dealt with every departmmt of the government except the State De? partment. rerominended much of the leg? lslation whlch Mr. Taft prevlously ",.ad urged on the BtMBtJaa of Congress, and t'<ok up and discussed at length several BUbJ*Ct* oomparatively new. Buaineaa Conditions. The message hegan with a review or b,isi-ies* condltlons. On this polnt the Pr-sidcnt said: Th? rondition of the countiy with ref erence to business could hardly be bett? r. While the four years of the admlnlstra Con now drawlng to a close have not developed great speculative expanslon <,r a wide tteld of new invtstment. the recov itv and progTeas made from the _ei ing condltlons following the panic of li*l have been steady and the improvem.nt ha.x been clear and eosily traced tn the statlstics. The business of the country is now on a solld basls. Cmlltu are not undulv extended. and every pha.-" of the situation seems ?n a state of preparednoss for a period of unexampled prosperlty. Manufacturlng coneerns are runnlng at tbeir full capaclty, and tne demand for labor was never ao constant and growing. The foreign trade of the country for this vear will exceed $4,000,t?00/aj0, while the balance ln our favor?that of the ex^.ss ?.f exporta over Imports-wlll exceed $SOU. (wcnoo. More than half our exports are manufactures or partly manufactuun i.irtttrial. while our exports or farm prod ucts do not show the same increase . .? -t-ause of domestlc consumptton. It la a \*ar of bumper crops; the total money ^alue of farm producta will exceed $?,Vjo. CaiO/iran. It is a year when the bushel or nnir price of a'grlcultural products has Kraduallv fallen, and yet the total value of the entire orop is greater by over | ?? ? ?*i than v\e hav? known in our lustory Condition of the Treaaury. Tb* condition of the Treasury la very satisfactorv. The total lntereat-beaiing .iebt ls 1^*8.777.TTo, of which 8184,031 ,9*0 ? onstltute the I'anama 4'anal loan. The non-interest-bearing debt ia $3T*,*1,2M M, ..ling $S46.6M/'iti of groenbacks. \\ e have ln the Treasury $150.?X>,im> in gold ?<>in as a reserve aKainst tha 0 l?taodlng treenbacks, and ln additlon we have a cash balance ln the Treaaury as a gen? eral fund of S167.loJ.4T!> BJ, <>r an increuac of |*a,fn,Sal over the general fund last Racaipt* and Expenditures. r'oi three years the expenditures of ihe >io> einment hav* decieaaed under the. in lluence ot an effort to economlue. Thia presents an appaient ex.eptlon. The e*t:mate bv the 8*cr*t*ry of the Treasury ot the ordlnary r*or4>t*, exclu aive of postal levenueH. for the y*ai end lltg Jun<- m. 1911 indicates that they will arnount to $710,000,000. The aum of the ? Himatea of the expendiiuren for that aaa** year, exilualve of Panama Canal dlsbursements and lyoatal disbui-ements l ayable from postal revaauea, is $.32. ? indicatlng a deflclt of $2::.UOO.OOO. i'or the vear ending June 30. 1815, iarlv estimated recelpta were $v37 while ihe total correapondlng eatlmata ..f aap*nditurea f'.r that year, suhmlUed tmough tlie Secretary of the iTreaaur) iu .r<-**. anioutited to !?;.>; .?'lO.'J'ai. Thla, BbOWa an increaae of ITS.rOO.OOu ln the es t.mates for 1*11 over the total ftetiiuates ?f 1913 This ia due to an increase ol ??,OoO.OOO In the eartlmate for rtver* and harbors for the next year on projecta and surveys authorized by Congress; to aa Increaae under the new penslon bbl of $32,500,u00. and to an Increase la the ? iilmates for expensea of the Navy De? partment of $24,OOCi,0O0. The estiniate for tlie Navy Departmeatt for the year 1HJ lncluded two baUlefh;ps ? ongress made provlsion for only one bat tleahlp, and therefore the Navy Depart? ment nas deemed lt necossary and proper ?o make an estimate whlch lncludee the flrat vear's expenditure for three battie ships In additlon to the amount reaulred for work on the uncompleted ships ?ow under constru' tion. In additlon to the natural Increase In the expendlturea for the tincornpl'teii ships. and the addltlon al battleship estiinated for, the other ln < reases are due to the pay reipiited for *??" or mora ai^iConal enllsted men n. ? ary, and to this muat l>e added the udditional cost of conatructton imposed i\ the char.Ke ln the elght-hour law wrhlch makea 11 appllcablc to ships bullt h prlvate ahlpvards. with the exeeptlona of these three ?.-m- tht estimate* show a reductlon ihls vear below the total estlm.'.tes jor IM3 of more tlian $5.tf?0.000. The estlmates for Panama Canal con tion foi- 1914 are $17.o"O.(a)0 les- than ror i9i3. Banking and Currency Syatem. A lime when panics seem far removerl ls the best time for us te prepare our finanolal svstem to withstand a stoitn. The most crying need thls country haa ls u proper banking and current >' sy.-tem. Tha existlng one is lnadequate, and averj one who haB studied the queatlon admlts lt lt is the buslness of the national g"* - ernment to provlde a medlum. automati eall) contractlng ano expandmg tn voi ume. to meet tne needs of trade. our preaent eyatern laeka the ln_epenaaoie QUallt) of elaMicity. The only part of our monetarj rneaium that .-ity la the banknote c r rency. Tha pecullar provlalona <?f tha lae ?ing natlonal banks to malntaln re Barvaa to moet tha call of the depositora operatcs to Increeae the monej atrlnfj when i: arlse<- ratber ti.an to expand tne supjly of currency and reUOVO lt. lt operatea upon each bank and furnlsi motlve for the wlthdrawal of currentv from the channeis of irade by eech ?>anK to aava itseif. and offera no Indui emeni whatever for tba use or tha roeerve to .xpand the aopply of currency to raeei tl.. ex< apttonal demand. After the panla of laW ' ? !l7" CiHt the preeent Byatem was not ada| to the country'a needa and thal under it panlca wara poaalble that might properij be avoided by leglalatlva provlBlon. Ac ngly a rnonatar) coramleolon wa? .ti ? polnteO whlch made n report ln heoi 15.12. The aysten whieh they rccommendcl Involved a Natlonal Reserve Aasoclatlon. whlch was, ln certaln ol its facultleaand functl ma a bank. and whlch WM |1ven through its governlna authomieB t. e power, bv laOttlng < " ulatlng noie? for ap proved commerclal paper, b) ruirg ais counts and bv othei methodi of.tranafer of eurren-v. u> expand tha BOpBly of the monetarv medlum where it waa rnoa needed to prevent tha exporl oi boaratng of gold and generaliy to exerctae BUCh BU pervlsion over tha supply of monoy in every part of the country us to pi iveni b atrln'gencv and a ptnic The stock ln th. asaectation was to ba dlatributed to tne banks of tha whole I'nlted Btatea, itate and natlonal, ln 8 mlxed proportlon to bank units and to capltal stock i.al.l ln The control of the BBBOdatlon w" veated in a board of dltectors to be elected 1>> repreBentatives of the banks, eacapt cer? taln ex-oftlcio dlrectora. three Cablnet offlcers. and the controller of the I ur rency The Presldent wm to appolnt l governor of the assoclation from three person< to he selected by the dlrectors. while the two deputy governora were io be elerted bv th' board of dlrecto The detalls of the plan were worked II with great care and ablllty, und the in general aeems to me to furnlsh the basls for a proper solutioi of our present diffl.-uitles. i feel that tht government mlgbt vei i properly be glven a greater volce ln ihe executive committee of Ihe board of dlrectora wlthout flangef of ln lectlng polltlca Into l>? maiiHgement. i 1 I thlnk the foderatton ayrtem oi bai a good or:e, provlded proper prt are taken to prevent bnnks of large capl? tal from absorblng powei throngh oa i l ship of stock in other banks. Tha oh . tions to a central bank. It Beetaa t ? are obvlatod if the ownershlp of tha r< Oerve assoclation ls Uistrlbiitr.i aimuiK all tha banks of a country in whli h banking ls free, Tho earnlnca of the reet ctatlon are limited in percentage to a Bonahle and Ilxed an.o nt. and the pi over and above this ara to be l the government Treaaur; lt la quite probable that stiii greatei .-> irlty agalnat control by mone) centrea may ba worked Into the plan t'ertaln lt la, however, that the ol tioriB whieh were made ln the paat hlstorv of thls country to a central hank as fur nlahlng a fnonopoly of flnancial power to prlvate indlvlduals, Would not apply to an assoclation wbooe ownerahlp and control ia so wldely dlatributed and - dlvlded I ? tween all tba baaka of tie country, state and natlonal, on tbe ona hand, and the Cl ef Executive through three depart? ment heads and ids Controller of tha Currency, on the ot!..-r Tlie andont boe tlllty to a national bank. wlth ts hranches. in whlcli la conoentrated the prlvilegf of dolng a banking bualnesiB and caxrylng on the flnandal traaaaetlona of tlie government, has prevented the aotab lishment of such a bank -ln. e it WM aboMshed ln tha Jackson admlnlatratlon Our present natlonal banking law lias obvlated objectlona growlng oul of the ? eauaa by proridlng h fre.- ba ayatem in whieh any set of atockhold era can establiBh a natlonal bank If they (omply wlth the condltlons of law It seemn to me that tha Natlonal Reserve Asso. lation meets the same r.bjeetion In a slmllar wa'. ; that la, by givlng to aach bank, state nrid natlonal, ln accordance wlth Its sl/.e, a certaln share In the atock of the reaerv* assoclation. nontraT?fer able and only to ba held b| the hank whlle lt performs Its functlona 81 a partner In the reserve assoclation The report of the oommlvlor, reiorn mends provlslons for the imposltlon of a graduated tar on the , xpanded currency of auch a charaeter as to fnrnlsh a motlve for reduelng the Issue of notes whenever thelr piesencp in the money market is not reejnlred bv the exlgenclea of trade. Tn other wortb". the whole svstem has been worked out wlth the greatest care. Theoretlcally it preaenl a plan that ought to eommand supnort. Practlcally it may requite modlfieatlon In varlnus tuovi in onb-r to make the aOCUlity against abusea hy cembmatlona among the banks Imj.osxtble. Hut In the face of the crytnff noeeealty that there ls for Improvement in our present s\'.st.in i urgently Invlte the attentfon of Congresa to the pro* poaed plan and tiie report ol the commla Blon, wlth the hojie that an e.'trnest con Blderatlon may auggeal Bmendmenta and changes within th? general plan whi'h will had to lta adoptlon Tn the benefll <<t the eountr) A banking and currency svMem <?eeni? far away from the wage earner and tn? farmer, but tba ffl'-t m thal thev an vltally lnterested ln a aafe Bystem of rency whlch shall graduate ll voluma to the amount peeded and Whlch shall pre * :*4^m^hMKm^m%0k9\0^^^mw^mmwi^?^kimmk9mm He Was Pleased JIc had been looking for a stlitablc room for some time. Tlie Tribune's Room snd Bodrd Kcpistct was scnt him. Result IIc is now pcnnancntly foctted. Mr found what hc wantcd in the Tribline'l h'rec Koom and I'oard Register Free. upon requcM. at nci two hundred sta tioncry storcs in Manhattan and Brooklyn and 3_'0 Tribune Building, NEW-YORK TRIBUNE WANT DEPARTMENT Phonc P.cckman }(MM) +*W**9*0W099Wm1m1^^ WHAT TAFT TELLS CONGRESS Tariff revision left to the coming Democratic Congress. Recommends currency reform on plan outlined by the Monetary Commission. Proposes amendment of corporation tax law, to lessen the penalty imposed when corporations inadvertently disobey its provisions. Advocates approval by Congress of army reorganization scheme pre pared by the War College. Indorses the bill increasing the pay of militia in the field. Would grant citizenship, but not statehood, to Porto Ricans. Contends that it is not yet time to grant autonomy and independence to the Philippines. Sees no need of radical changes in the Sherman anti-trust act. Advocates regulation of water power grants so that navigable streams may be improved by water power companies. tlrges promotion of Colonel Goethals. builder of the Panama Canal, to a major generalship. Recommends a return to the policy of two battleships a year by the appropriation for three battleships this year. Would grant authority to the United States Supreme Court to make rules of procedure in common law cases in federal courts to expedite and lessen the cost of litigation. vent tlmes pf Kitiflcltil sti Iaf*rj4 y tbat frlghten capltal, stop amployment. pre viit ihe meetlni of tbe p*y roll. deetroy local market*, aad produoa p*aary anu want. The Tariff. i i.av,- racard?d II a* m> dutj ha t?rm*r meaaagea lo th* Congreea to urge the re vi.lon ol the tarlfl upon prlndpte* of c - lectlon. it waa mj Juugment that in? customa 0 itle o $1 i W> b; r*vl*ed down ward, but thal ti>. reductlon !,,l'"'l,1'"'..I? ,?. below b rn'.- whlch would rep ree?ni :.,. dlfferenci In tha coal ? produetlon between tha ?rt?cle ln ?B**aaUM , \T h ?? and abroad, and (pi tlll(< ,1,nu PH?r J*,. Zona i retoed aeveral bllla whlch were preaented to ma In tha laa "fjjftonof thla Congreea. Noai thal a new LoniraaaMJ ,.;,.,,,,, on ., piatform ot a l*g?'?Z revenue only ratfier than a ynij-- tlya UrltT, and is to rev.se tha tarttf on that a*|? ll la aeedleafl for me lo o. . up> ?" time of thi .*re?5 *ith fT_?o*tacU*?i recommendattoni ln favor of a ptotectne ever. known M the P?WW^UBB Auciial I 18**, i d'Sir. t" call attenlioi. , , V.'tion tt ol thai act, *eeeaalng a s ,'lal -xclse ta* on PSSSft&Eh * requlred by law. rhlB addnmna. < n.r* oflfl per cent oper*tea ln aome ?-*?_?""? harah Mnal? for wh*l m*) hava been S^nieif "fflvertance or unlnti aUonau orerallht, ano the law BhouM be bo amended aa to mltlgaW be "^*?|0?B the eharge ln auch '?"?i*!i''* ft,l^f'y. should also ba mad*f*i the ?*?"n*^*J; rlltloi .1 taxea hei etofore i olle4 ted im< a i* the penaltv lui|.r<H? .1 ! .- ? prtlonate lo tha oflence as equltab W demnri.l rellef. The Ph.l.pp.nea. ||| T*f< tO"k strong gro .nd -ga.nst ,.".,.. :.t lad..Metire fOI tk* ri.lliPPino* lie said. in part. A blll is ****?!*? la ????>?" revoiutlonliea the carefully worked out scheme ol government undei wM J in* PhlUpplna lalanda are f*w aovarned _hhh i.inl. - t" 'll'let lln-lll Virt.ianj rutonorao"! ? *nd aiaoiuteh la dependent In elfhl ??? w| , an only be founded on tha aeeump tlon thal we hav no* dls. harged our truateeal Ip lo tha Plllplno peopl* and i-ur responslblllt) for them lo Ihe world, nnd thal thej ?r- noa preparad ror aeit gov ernoieni ..- well a.- national aoverelgni \ thorouah and u blaaaed i. .owli <Jge ol ,hr f ??? rh Bhowa that theei l ,,ni,t a . absolutel) wiiiiout juatlli catlon. A to I ??? '" r.., BUhartantlal dlffen ? >f oP.ln*_n among any of thoaa vsi,.. hava had u.e reaponalblllt; ol raclng Phllipplni prob ln the admlnlstratlon <.r the lalanda, _.,.) 1 beltev* thal no one tO whorn the future ol thla peopl. I" a n , ern can rguntenai ? pollcj rraugnl with the dlieai encea in ti.i-se . n whose behalf II la oatenalbly urged ir tbe laaa we have undertakan higiier tiian thal aaaumad bj othni _a tlon*, Ita i al deanand rven mon patlei ? We nv.st not forgel thal are found the FlUplnoa wholly un tralned ln goi ? 11 n eni I p l ? a?i i at 11 other experlence aoughl l rathei than encourage polltlcal powei it take* long tUne and much rxpei to inKiain poMtlcnl hablt* ot atradlnea* and ' :!'? lem > Populai aell govi i nna< i l ? ately muat reat ,,r ihought and upon a reaaonahly devel oped publl ? , .? No aui h foui.dallona foi goveri meat, lel alona Indi dan ? an now .ire-ent ln 'he I'hllipplt.e our true oonra* i? t<i puraua Btaadlly and eonrsaaoualy the patl. we have thu* fu followed; t>. K'.Mi.- the FUlplnoe into aelf-au*talnln* pinsults. to 'ontlnue the cultlvatlon "f aound polltlcal habit througli educatlon and polltlcal practl a to ??.,? ? ?? ? dli ??> aflli ..t : <?'. Ii d trie*. and t" re,.h<e tiu advantacea ,,f r. a uppi "\ ??ii .pei ath ?? ii.' ? once . ii(-(klng thf danfera of i oni ??riti atetj weaith and balldlng up a Bturdy. inue i ei denl i Itlxenahlp we ahould do ..ll thla with a dlslnterested eadoavor to t*> < ure foi the Klllplnoa economic lndep*aid< ?ac* aad to flt them for cotnplete ?eif rovernment, with the power to de, t'le eventually, aocordlng i?> then oam larcaai good, arhether muh aelf-governmenl anall be aeootnpanled by Indajarndencta A pre* ent declaratlon avan ot future Indepead* ? ? - arould retard progreaa by the dlaaen glCN and dlsoider It noiild i?r".ise. On our pait it would he -i dlalngenuoua atteinpt under the gulse of cnnferrltig h Denefll on them. lo relleve ourselves from the heavy and iiifii'iiit borden whlch Ihu* far w* b*V. b**B bravely nnd consistently au? tainlriR It would he a dlagttlaad po'lrv of scuttle It would make th* halpla** Flllplno the foothall of Oriental polltlc*. under the t>r??ectlon of a guarantee of their Indttpcndrae*, whlgh we would be powerleaa to aBfaraa, i iinservntloii was llghtl\' tOUched, the 1*8?Idanl rerommendlng the amend.ne.it nf hills now hefore I'o.igi'-ss ao that water power conipnnles Wbi*ll dam navl gahie rtv*ra \4iii o*aatrlaata t* the im provement of theae stream? Proaecution of Tru*t?. He uci lared that BO radlcal CBaaga in ii. Sherman anti-tni"! law \\ as needed, and pruised li'e Supreme Courl for lln re cently announoed cbangaa la rule* of cqulty pioceduc COBC*rBlng the piose cutlon of trnsts tb* I'resl'leni -aid: The pr***cutlon "f traata under the Bheiman antl*tr im law haa ajone ?>t. with out reatralnt or dlmtnuUon, and dacreea : Imllar to those entered ln tha Haadard oll and tha Tobacco caaaa have been entered bi other suits, iik< tb* s-.ut', again*! tb* pOWd*r trust and the bath tub trust. I am very Btraagiy convln< ,,] thai a ateady, conoutenl oouraa in this regard) wltb a contlnulag qf Bapramg court dedalona upon new phaaea ><t tbe trust queatloe noi already finally doclded, H going to 'iff'-r a aolutfon of thi* much dlaouaaed and troubleeome laaue ln a qulet, caltn and judiciai way, arlthoat any radlcal leglalaUon cbanging tb* govern nientai potlcy ln rajanrd to Mmbiaatlona now deaounced by the sherman ami-trust law. i hava alread) ra. ommended as an ald in this matter leg?latlon arhlch would declare unlawful certaln well known phaaea of unfalr competltlon in intersi.-ue trade, and I hBVB also BdVOCated volun tary nnllonul Incoiporatiou for tb* largei indusirlal entarprl***, with provision foi a closer siip'ivlslon h\' the Uurea.i of . orporatlons, or a board appointed for the purpOM, so as to make more < ertaln com pllance Wltb the antl-truat law on the one hand and to give grentet Becurlty to the Btockholden agalaat paaalble proaecu* tlona on tl.e other. i Delleve, however, that the orderly oouraa of iitigation ln the courta and the regular proaenitlon or trusts charged with Ql? vlolation of tlie antl-truat l*w la produdng among bu*i ne?s nH'ii a clearci and cl**r*r perc*ptlon of the Un*- Of dlstinctlon between htislness that is to I.ncouraged and huslnefls that ls to bc condemn**, and that ln this milet way the queatlon ..r trust* can bc aettled and '?onip<tltion retalneg as ,m economic force to aecure raaMon*hleneaa ln prlcea and freedom an<l lnd?-pendence in trade. >lr. Taft asked C*8*gr**fl tfl B*gg legts lalion which wu.ild allow the Siipren." ? 'oiirt to loimulate i ulea of procedurc under the comrnon law In federal courta. and predicte.i that auch action would fa rllitata fuatlea ln thooa ooarti and reduca the cost of lltlgation to the public The Panama Canal was dismissed In a few words, the Presldent prophesylng Its OpeoiOg !n the latter half of W.l Ife toob ? io-. bowavor, te aay thal Coagreea ld reword the work of Colonel (lee thala by an appetntatoni aa major gen aitb th [.io\i:oon thol ba Boeoma chief of englneara when the teran of the present Incarabsal aaafroa Ha made only ? brlef referenoa te 'he a_aote ?*?? Qreal BrttOttl over the POOOflaO Canal 8?1 atd sald that when a formal protest was lodged nuainst that art It would be taken 0| b] the I'nlted Ftates A-my Recommendationa. The army tha Prealdenl dlaeuBaed at Bome hngth He pralsed tha arm\ lef , of the last Congress. DUl said thal provlaton ahouid be made by law so thol the natlon'a foreign reglraenu ntay be glwaya meintaloed opon ? *?i feotlng, ? i urged tba peaeoga of the paadlng mlUtla pey blll, daalgned te make Barvlce ln tha mllltla more Bntldng, and ahowad thal ihe home army nlU be nothlng more than a akelaton nnlll Congraoa profldaa tl,at lt ba '"otic entrated in fOWOT POBta than are now mamtalned lle urgod tb* paaaagn of anothei blll now 11 Congraoa dealgnatl ,f? raise a fetuateer arra) ajutckly hi aoea of war lie daprarolril tha pottcy of one battie siui a year, Inetead or two The President also .llscussed the pio posed Bystem Bf ft BOt?8?1 lOdgOi "how r;g aajopoeod expi nditur-s and rOI'? " Htfl rein.irka on the btaOgOt BOateBB, ha ?aid, voold he aubmitt'd te COagraoa late aecompaaaed by a aaod TO AID BELMONT'S BRIDE Girl's Father Says His Home Is Open to Her. albert i muner. father ol F_yta___ BOt" mnnt ? hrlde. whom he ls pa have left usjB?i pareatol preaearo, aaM reeter iinv that aJthoaagk ba had ael had an'. ,i tughter ft r BOtae yeara ba wn* ready la fcei . ? ?? I "" ?blea to stand bv hei to tha r>:11 asteal of ? fsth \t heaaa bj epa la hei II aha aaata t. retoti i=e said reetaeO?] ?J eTBaOgO* ter If al! right, BithOOgh B ll'?le hit he_.| Btreai Bha left booaa when she aoaiea'l <?,. _d weat te Baa alth so a nt Letoi ahe leti her aoat te - ? t.iae i am ? roipeetable businesa ... . man - . r *- to m> ataartlag aad tba te ' bH to famll> i 8?vkrad my daughtet mkm.ii'i ?? rry? mg Mi 1(. la 8 t. ?? ?' -he uent aheaO. ?if.*: koweeor, make- i.,, dlfferea ? ii.. i betteee, pow that ba haa osai lae ihoeM aoaka M: Llndner. who Uva iM B Weat Ittth . m ??< U ? !? ro ' ? ' tha Uorreraol Hii?"?'"k W ., . . aeUbUBhn?nl ??( Ne MI West B? rtte.t Mrs Bajiwal oaloaoat, II araa aald ?>' Um Oeeford apartment. whera t-'.e llvoo, was out. and has not bOM thara fB* three llei pie.ent wh. t'e.. bOOl - BTOI | known I waa aald B_ymond Brlnaoot. ? < aoi leoraod i terdoj frooi a friet.d of hia alnee ba Mt brtoa haa Baeo sta>ii.g with bta brOther August Helmont. Ji , at IHtPi l?ong Island. SOCIETYAT CHURCH BOXING Clergy on Front Seat Oheer Hempstead Events. Ilempstead. l.ona hy?nd, De I -The Hev. Wllliam H. Burgwln. of the Flrst Metaod?I Church. wras. of eourae, not present to-nlght at the athletle. eventa ba had tirotested against helng held ln tha Kymnaslum of St QBOtgO- church. aad few of the '?iinderworld' be had predl.ted BTOUld b- brOUght fot'th made theli gp. paaranra atther. in toot the large au<n onea thal aal ln th- Btab estabiishod bi Ifra _ H Harrlman ln memory of hei boahaad was oaeapooad f.>r the m>>at part pf men and women well known In aoclety. The Hev. and Mr* C II Sm-dekcr. of Bt Oeorge'l Churoh, and the H?v and Mrs Roy f Duffleld and DeOfl lOOO RflbiOi Meeee, of the Ooroeo City Cethedral, and Mrs Moses were all there ln tOO front row. There was plenl> of OnthUOU?m, 8800 < lally when ''Kddle" Toy and "And "' Benaalt, Impoeted from Browo'a Qym BaetUBB. ui Manhattan. bagOO to mlx It. as an opanlng OfOOt, T?| and Boonett a:. poth artlsts with the fclovcs, and both ajroroen an.l men npplanded luudly. A QiaottlOg match betWOOB "WUl"" Hlng haiii. . hamploti of KiiKlatid, and Mat?0 Ludl< ke. a cle\ei CelCh 00 OQtCh-OOn wiestler. was probabl'. the Btar attraciion of thl evenlng. Hoiiors were about evenly dlvided. Two of the he-t amuteiir folls men of Manhattan eroaood BW08-0 in tha fenctng houts. Thev oera I Botimboik and ?'. Mlller. MRS. REYBURN DIVORCED Freed from Husband Who Wouldn't Associatewith Her. ' Hv Telegraph to The Trlhiin- | Ht Ui'liB, Dec. 8? Klorenoe Kelley Ke\ burn, rlaaghtor of aUbati T. Keiicv. a New York banker, was grante<l a dlvOroa bOTe to-di|y from Anuidee \'alle Reybura, Jr., a member of an old St. l,oula family, on the ground that her husband r< fused to BJOOBOtetO with her and her friends. Hhe teatincd that he had an Ineome of Jl-',ixm, and she was awaided tiort a month all iiiuii) and the custody of theli son, Al bert Tat? Iteybum. , Mr. and Mrs. Heyburn BBtOrod Into an OgreoaaeOl POOOl two years ago whereby his father, Amadee V. Heyburn, ar.. a at. l.ouls banker, haa heen paylng her money at atated Inlervals. The court ordered any money pald to her in future to t.e i redited agalnat thr ??| a month all Bgony. Mevburn did not contest the suit. MTRJ BBBN BftSKINI OLCOTT Who will be Bponeor for the new bo.it of the Fludaon Rlver l>ay Ltne, to be. launched to-day Fifty Titian Haired Girls as Omens of Luck at Launching. MRS. OLCOTT AS SPONSOR Hudson River Day Line Sure Now of Good Fortune for Washing-ton Irving. . ? r ! m * ' I I r ? ' . ? I ? ? - r r Cheatlng these WOrdfl te an alr from "ne . ' oiibert and Bulltvan - peraa flftj glrla, Btudanta al tba w*aehlngton Irving Hlgh '" Phlla aartj tius rnoralng to tak< la thi _unchlng of the largaot rl ar ateamer thal aver oaaaa off the sraya i or some time th- Mew forh Bhlpbulld Ing Company, al Camden, BJ, ?' . has been ol work ..n a tteai ataauner for tha Htaaaon Rlver Day i.ine for aaialea between thla ? ? The bnll la fmlOhed and , ti ? Bnal puab to aend II into .ter lag thal tl ?? leuat blng abo ild be Bjada ander most favorabla i i?-??????. with II etneaaa of K?od fortune Bt_ndent, B. i: i.i nt- praaMonl of the Day Luv .et to thlnkin,. fctet how lt should be ' t whlte hora for l m k," oneth he. ??? I ? ?? itJy ba had (nt upoi. the II.a It was not that whlte - BhooM play ?? eeaaaricooua perl m the .eretnonv elther. and next dav 88*88*9 girl || " ?? R tahtagtOO Inrlng Utgh S'-i'ool art? ha.l not red hiir wNhe.l ahe had Those who WOfl ' 8 0? B aWTJ ?0008 tVfB were Kle.l of .i foi 08?8 ln thstf llvea ui an tha |irla loeva Kee rorl this morning 88?0 Oao will weur a w ktta BWI I' reeentfrom tba Bteejnehtp companv. wlth ?'Washlnr; Ma_BMOd a ross Ihe front "Waahlngtoa ir\ing." it aho ild be Btatod, ia the Baraa of the aoo DO! ttaor, ahleb win t>e lat net?d lo da and pul hi -? i etee on I Hudaon nea Her length ovi an ? ttI f."t I Inchea and ?aot I f" i 6 inehao. The avallahla deeh apeoa arftl ba IMM sojiare faet, wht h will mean that 7.*0O 8008000080 t?n bo aeoommodated. The new atooaoor re . alvod her aaaaa as a trlbarte te tha author ? bo Imrnortal?od tha legenda aad hiatory of the Hodeoa Rlver The aeb ??? Mob Ihe Ii ar ? III brlab iad i i hia? tha ? -iate ,.f Waahlagton Irving Mra Bben Ei Oloott, wlfe of the preahlent of the line, will be the Bhlp'B BPOOBOr, BJ tl ? !? ;lk of the vess,.i aitoea forwerd ahe wM ilash Iba water frotfl tha Old w*ell upon tho deck. a peeoi, erttten for the o cav aion, win ba roetted by the nigh achool glri. ai the same time. The bfOW Of each of the auhuin flfty will be decked wlth a ehaplet of |vy cut f'om the vlne planted Hf Hunnysldo hy Washlngton Irving. whlcn was orlghially a glft to tha author fmm Slr Oraltor B oti GUILT BASED ON 7 WORDS Phrase Sole Evidence Against Alle^cd Bomb Plotter. InOlaaapotla Dee I The phrase "Pretty hard to do Bnythlng to It" was oaTored bv the apvonuBeat lo_a) ns ppla avklenee thOl llertiuin Q Selffert, of Mllw.tukee. was Itnpllcated In tha Ml N.itn.n.i Iwih iniic conaplroc) Selffert. as one ..f the forty-one labor union ofootaJa ehargoi witu aaaafna, a?? ploslons on non-union work. had wsiteil Veet? to tOOttfy, and he WOl BO tha stand leas than tweaty aotaotag tpplwlnlng what lie meant by theOO aeven words. About ? month before mi: > \ploslon ln Mll aeukoe, on March 14V, lf?, when aa ua> loedlag hoi.si aad a ataemai near the dock were aB-D0g0d by dyiiamito wlth |MJM loas. Selffert took the place of Wllliam K. lleddln. buslness _gOBl Of the lrotiworkers' I'nlon, B/hO was sh k for four days During that tlme Selffert wrota a lettei to Joha j. MeNaBuuro, secrctary of the International Iionwoik etM' i'nlon al Indlanapolla KalUK thOl phrase. the witness sald, he referred to efforts to unloniie the Job, for McNamara re<|uired lOfOila frOOB all local uidons as to pTOOpectlVa w.nk for memberi of tha untoo, Balffart usserted t ti ? I he that leai ned of th,; e?ph>alon from Dewapapara on the followlng day. Ortla B. Melianlgal oonfaaeed to having actuuiiy plaoed tha axploelva BANK DISSOLUTION DENIED Transatlantic Trust Co. Not a Dence to Return Imtuigrants. aJbony, Dee I Attorney Oeoorel Cor* mody danlad to-day a pollllon fiied hy Marot? Mraun. Of New Vork. rOBJUOBtlOg tiiat an action be. hegun to dlssolve the TraiiHatlaiitic Trust Company. of New Vork. 011 the ground that it ls lllegal. It was aileged that the company waa "0Ot> BhtaOad by Iba llungarlan government. whose ohject, under the gulse of soclal. phllanthroplc and altruistic purposes, ls to return 11 ungnrlah emlgrants to their fatherland for mllltary purposea." The Attorney Omeral aavs "the chargea ha\ e not been BOOtOlOOd by a sclutllla of evidence, and bave no haals ln foet or law.'' WOMEN VOTERS AVOID PARTY^ AFFILIATIONS Official Count of Presidential Election Dem onstrates This?The Allied Anti SllfTVaoristS. By Ida Huated Harper. The ofTJcial count of the vote for Presi dentlal electors proves nothlng at all as to the party afflllatlona of women m the states wher* they are l nfrar.chlsed, and this fact U verv Rratlfying to those who are trylng lo P<'t ihe suffrage for woin":. In other staus. <allfornia m:'.v K>e dls* nilssed from < onslderatlon. as Taft sup porters were prevented from expresslng themselvea. Washington gave Roosevelt over 24,000 above Wilaon. but he would have been defeated by about ?.^W lf the Itepuhlican vote had been adde.l to that of ihe SodailMs and Prohlbltlonists. ta whi.h Woan** doubtleas ? ontrlhuted Urge Iv. Slmllav .onditl'vis prcvallcd In 'o'. orado, whl.h gave it.-, eicctoral vote to Wilson, with Itoosevelt a veiy poor thltd. Wsoming gave Wilson only 1,200 more votes than Taft. with Roosevelt a still ?roraa third. Idaho ea*l l.ld more rotai for Wilson than for Taft. with a good showlng for Roosevelt. Theref'ire the re?*nt electlon gives no eVaar Indlcatlon as to womens pollticnl prcfartac?, except that apporentl; th''? v. ere -iot BtBBBBWalod to Itoosevelt. (>f the three *tatcs havlng the larirest nun.her of ?s he furrled on* Washington. Taft on* Utak; wilson aaa C*larado--aa1 also Wyoinlng and Idaho by very sn.all plUIBlltla* In all of these states .-xcept Wa-hlhRton WOBa*B have had the full suf fra?e for from sixteen to forty-threc years. aad the poiitical boss. s have nel J Bl been able to asceitaln to what party the majority of then b*long. The r***oa for this ih that they hava alwaya malntaln*d a non-partlsan attltude, and thi? is tlie reas/m alao why the party "ma'-hine r" .11 tlMMM states hale the very |d*B of wotnan auaTraa* Suffrage DeFeat m Wisconain. Appreciattnn is <l tt* to Mr* Cry*t*l llastman Benedlct. one of the leaders in the recent suffrage 'ampalgn Ifl Wls>on iln, for her Illuminatlng report. on ;he "ui'litlons whlch led to the defeat of the ' Kutlnnal amendment Hefore consld ertng this report it is aignificant to note thal at this electlun aho ;t W*JmM \otes v.ere cas' for Pre^idential electors. V*.M (wltb one . ounty yet to he ad.ted) were ?1-1 on the woiii.-in aaaYaaga aaaandmawt, ? praportlOB nover before approache.l ln gny stat.- In ohio, for Instance. ai><>_t !>_.0"i? \otea were cast for Preaidentlal alectora, and two months I'fore only HMM on the suffrage amendment. As this WBA, however. Ht least a*\*M more than were polhd for any other B**a*M***a*BBt in the new B*BjatttUlloa, and as the increase wa< ent'.rely ln the negative vote. It sliowa the effort that was made hy the opp"?l tlon IB ''hio there wer* ClS.IJU *v>, ;Vl?i.S75 B0*Ni; la Wiaconsln. ln round 11-li.bera, UtOOt i.ves. 2C4.UUO noes The fact that althoiign MtBa* lesa rotes were cast In Wlaconsln its adverae vote waa b.<*> l*rg*r than ln ohio shows the atrength Bfj the opposition In the former state. Mrs. , Denedl. t'a report provea cleariy that the , prlme ?ause ?l the defeat wa* the v?st i.iewing lateraeta, and arhtta th* eanf fragtot* aap*et*d their hostnitv they did BOt dream thal ti-*'4 bgtatlWBt* v.ould look ',|x>n the en'ranrnisement of women as such a menace Many inUilons of 1 ;ipitai are inveated ln them, and there la t.ardly B town of a few thousand Inhabitants Iu tlie BBBtlB part of the state that haa not, one or more breweriea ln many of the lOWB* BBd small cltles not one busineaa BaBB WOUld ailow the women of his famlly |0 ba MJaatlfltll in any way with the auf frag* BIOV**a*Bt Not only the r'-tail B**] <.n, sal 'onkeopers. grocwra and druggists, bat ti.t) 0**_*a*B and all who conauine B**r; tho newapapera, wlih artvertlslng space to sell; the farmers. who value this K.'" market for their graln. the makers of barrt:i*. botth-s. <orks and supplles ot all klnda, wore glven to underatand that th*y 11111st work and w.te against the amendmeat The BjraataBl bluw tO the t-uffragists wr.i* ll.. defe,-tlou ol thoee 011 WB*** they ha*l Coaatad for support. The Progtea BIV**i part of them under the leader?hip of La r'ollette and part under that of I'.uo.t velt, eaat itt.800 vote*. Compaie tluac with the 1XI.00U for the suffrage ?im< r. lni-nt! And then thero were H.810 I'mlnbitlon votea?where did they go? How far dtd the So.-lallst* atand by thia cardinal princlpi-: of their platform? A considerable number of wards in Mllwau kee whlch gave Vlctor Berajer large ma Jorttiea went two to one agatust the BB_*fl*4_a*at! Never waa there ao atrlking au tlluBtration of what the non-partlsan suffragists so stotitly mainUlu-that no one party can ever be depended 011 to earrj tbla maaaar*, hm that it muat r* .-elve the support of its I'nend* ln all par tt*g There I* no doubt that many Denio eaata bt \Vlaconaln, bound liy no party plevlK*. neverthelesa voted (or the amend? ment. The Swedea and Norwegians aiso proved 11 ureat d!*appointnient. Il was aupposed, of courae. that as the women ln their native country had the suffrage they aroaald KluUly gtve ll to them ln their new home. lt waa not taken Into consldera tlon. however. that in Norway and Hweden ihe Indlvhlual nicn B***r had had a chance to vote on the question. which was settled by I'arliameni, and. a? the eleetlon showed. tliev w | re tl 1 more llb cral than other men The All.ed Anti-Suffrag.ata. ll will he notlod that 111 no unalyaia from any aoiirce aa to the causea of tne dateat la Oblo or IViaeonaln haa the allghteat credit been glven to tho Anti Huffrage Asaociatlon of Women, and yet they themselvea are claln.lng a large share of lt and redoubllng tneir efforta ln other atatea. Nothlng i* more generally conceded by the pre*s and the publc than that the defeuta wei? due priucipally to thosn dumlnutlng forces ln politica agalnat whlch the whote country haa now rtaen ln rebelllon. ('au any explanatlon 1 b iiiade of the fact that the proprletor of one of th* Urgest department atores |g otilo ga\o 11,000 to help the untl-suffrage workers m that state T Many of tho women who openly fought the meaaure laat June In New liampahlre recelve their Income from its mllls, whlch employ thousand* of girls. In everv state whlch has an antl-suffruge assoclatlon lt will be found that many of its leaders owe th*lr auppoi t to what are known as 'veated lnterests.'' whlch are opposed to democracy and would prefer to llmlt ratlier than llMlnaN the voterB. If the antl-auffrage women never held another meeting or uttered another wonl the foroea.of the oppoaltion would be 111 no wlae dlmlnlahed. These alwaya have been, are now and ever will be the veated interest* of corporatlona nnd employeia of labor; of tho manufacturera and re tallera of lutoxlcatlng llquora; of organ Ued and ptote.ted crime, gambllng of every klnd and the social cvll ln all ita forms. For the flrst time in all hlstolf women have assoclated themselves to gethor to make common cause with these forcaa Their posltlon Is BOt one of tgno ranoa, for they openly rejoiced and con fciafulated themselves OVer the tht '? 11 ened defeat of the suffrage amendmrnt ln Michigan at the veiy moment when the dlspatches annotmcod: 'A saloou keeper and a BOOlroom keeppr have BffOOghl suit to have the favorahle \0t Of IWO counties thrown out on a trohnl cality." After the courts decided ad versely these "antls" at their meetinxa and In th? papers deelared that the probeMa defeat in Michigan gave them BJQPB and cotirage. although the Hovernor had just laoaod an oftiolal statement "d? nounclng the llquor interesta for their attempt t. OOPaOl the will of the people by fraud," and saylng; 'Those moft feared are certain election crooks in cer? taln election preelncts. who would not beaftata to do anythlng thev thought they . ould get away wlth"' Do Women Want to Vote? For a long time the only argument left to tba OfNtoaoata of equal Buffrage has been that the raai laojuiMy of women do not want it The great outpouring ef wome0 to vote ln the six states (80818 they are allowed to do so, lt was sup posed. had sllenced t'rs ovrworkerl Oec laratton, but immedlately after thla Ia.t election the "antls" are using columns of Bpaea in the daily |>ar'ers to repe.it lt The sense of humor was left out ln their make-up, This has heen the cry In Ore gOO OVer abaoa women began to ask fc the hallot. and the little "antl" ao-;? in Portland kept it flying at the mt.st-' head The women were enfranohlsed on November ?">. four w<-eks later a numbev of cltles have Just held elertlons and th-! pr??s dlspatches are headed: "Women g*lBek to th.- I'oiis: Korty POr Coal ef tho Votera Are RToaianf* ab this is ptob ably tha proportlon of women to men ln that state the onn<Tislon must BO that thev sOOad quite us generally as men Thls !s tba record n all of those six states aad it haa been the re.onl rver slnce the WOOOafl were enfranohlsed as mav re verlfled by the eler.||.,n statistlra There is but one w*ay to prove whelhrr women want to vote and that is 80 gtve ti-.em a chance. C.ilbert Bt? Sulltvnn Iti their moBt hllarlous momenta neve imaglned anythlng ao rldlculoua as th half column letter Of that member of :lie NOW York assoclation. publlshed thla week. Just after the Oregon election, and beginnlng: "The last oaOOH ||vaa the number of women of votlng age in the I'nlted States as 24.0W,OOf). Of thla number those who deatro the vote. corOlng to tha BetTraga Boctety of thla ,.,. ajnoaa! te l>tat,on N'ftTV if **'? ?llb' tra. t thla number from the whole we fii.l Ihere are 21.000.''vl Whe ta BOl BOBlrO the ballot What BOrt Of Justiee is U that theea 2i,<W.O00 women should be foread to vote against theli wll! by I 1 After begging thal tktl terrlble kaJaaOM i__ ooi ba paa*petrated against i belpleoa belnga tbe t.ttei elooaa: "Have no tlaaMN ooaaen ao rlghto?wa wha lt ls for the ?ood of o;r con aj I oor own e*x that w. should not I I Ia tlie hoty raaaea ol fuotlea Bjloa ua our woman's riahts"" 1 ? ' |a! did anyhodj e>er read iocb rot? lu the flrst place. tha bVO taaaPOl ??** only 44.640,000 fema aa la the t'nlted State, and lt is Imposslblc that onwe than half are of t Then tbara are 2,602.000 more malea than fematcs. - tba men ejoofd ba abla to eo*antoi*eat the barm that aroi ? roold de to the coun tn and their 0W0 BCS I t ?OtJ_Bj J ' ' they probabb tried to lell the rrlgotei ? I ajajter al l - BwaaTs*rt*artaei aroa that 1OOX0M 8800800 are already -n'tle.1 to rete, although that la aa aaoggora tlon ef BOvaral hundred thousand. NO ?odj Knows how many women want tn but iudgtng by the test of fr.o.e arho do rota aben they are ajjowad tn tha Bombir is abool w per ceat of the Now. in tha hoiv iama ,ight have that little 10 per eeet o< "antls- to act u> B stumhling BBOCfcl EnglBnd'a Desperate Women. when the Pathtek foaraac? peetad c-mpany wlth the Tankhursts beeOOM thev could not indorse their future p-o uramme of milltancy there waa BBOCb Btu* mlae v to what further eutremea It nnght be carrled Thls baglns to he PirteaTBt in the destructlon of mail ln boxes ln the leadlng btislnees aectlons of London an<i in the reported lntentlon to use bomba To scores of thousands of suffraglata ln Clreat Brttain'thla will cause the deep pst sorrow and Indi,-natlon. for they ara u law-ablding as are those In th* I'nlted Htates and all other countries. These actlons seem to be dellberately sam tloncd by Mra Pankhurat wlth tho oo - >f torrortzing the government Into grant Ing the demands of women for the fran imlsa. ln the mldst of 'he condemiutlon whlch wtil be almost unuersally expTewed. th* fact muat not be. lost slght of that ln no nther country in the world have men tieated women who ask for the auft'rage as have the men that oompoae the gov? ernment Of Ctreat Hritalti Nowhere ?la? have there been such unfairncss. decvlt. treaehery and brutallty, and theae ha\e BOt been caused by liie mllltaM ' act jf the women. but are themaelves whHt bave driven the flromen to mlbtaaoy. I tider similar treatment It ls not at all niprobattlc that the women of other ?ountrles would have retallntcd ln 1 hke manner -m PRAISES JWNJ3E DRESS Mrs. Catt Wishes America* Women Would Adopt It. Chuiese dre^s for American wotr.en ??'<* Jdvocated b] Mrs. Cartie Chuom3ii I reoterde] afternoon at B meetlng Of the ?ajOOl Suffrage I.eague at the Hotel Astor. Vlrs. Catt confessed herself so lmpresse.1 hy the beauty. comfort and hyglene ef he chlnese trousers and BOOta for wonien :hat she wlshed all Amerlcans would idopt them. . "The Chlnese women sie the BOPl Iressed women ln Ihe world." Mrs catt iald "The costume ls Itiflnttely heoom ng. lt gi\es frOOOaaO to the walst and to the lejjs. Hesldes. it never goea out of fashion Ue would be BgOTOd the expenn* if changing our gowns he'ause they weie ;ut last year." Mrs. Belle De Rlvera offered to stump the state for the suffrage cause, and Mrt Ida UUBtOd llarper also apoke URGE3 COLLEGE FIRE ESCAPE8. Albany. Dec. ri-State Klre Marahal \hearn has recommended to the trustaes )f Cornell I'nlveraity and olher BObOOM ittd colleges of the atate the neccaslty ot ^rovldlng aderpiate protoctloa Hgalnst 1ro. Flre eacaiies and flre preventlon ap iliances should l>e Inatalled ln all pjibllc bulldltigs, Mi. Ahearn auild to-day.