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rjual Morarchy Reported To Be
AJjout to Demand That Small Neighbor Reduce Her Army. MOBIUZATION CONTINUES jrancis Joseph's New Chief of Staff Credited with Belief That Only Sword Can Settle DifFerences. ? ?p- Cabta to Tha Trtbuna i ec. 11.?Whlle Europe la gwaltlng wlth lnterest the meetinr of ht pPR P ; .nference in London, a feel jre ef gnxietj contlnuea to cxist wlth Nggrd to the per.eral altuatton. and riy reepeeting the reia n Auatrla and Servia. .s rumors viere cur sferday concernlns tf,f i b v i*.n diepute. whlch lt ? o asaume a gr?v? me extent this report heen due to a statement I affect that ? ent la expectine a .mmunicatlon from Aua ? h? week. C(,. - omea a Vienna dla . that the Prague news es^as-es from Vienna to that thr Austrian Minis tfr f ??? an instructed to t to Bervla to-meerow, ?lewhat sharp terma. in ? Pervia proposea to r.rlng ? ? that of Aus however. is not to be ultimatum. e to one report. Auatrla in ind a dlminution ln the h of the Servian army? Servia. in her pres rdly llkely to agree. Conhrience in the. Outcome. the oul - '" ... hera It la aaaerted ia will remaiu neutral. and that Bervia ae< ing hereelf isolated will COmply wlth the Au-trian demands. M \ akovlch, the Servian ex-Pre Vlenna on his n to take part in the ona, i? reported] to have , ..;. gi aa ataff of '????"? pinta Of Servia *ind raa Ro great that it ap baarc ? irdlj poaalble that it Ofuld be v: ? Ii certaln a!so that much of th" i - felt in so many quarters 1' attributed to the contlnual re toor> ? ry prep&rations on both eldes and to -ihe sudden thangea ln lan War Mlnistry. aa weil aa ? ? the Vienna govern : arranged for a short term t25,000ll000 m New York. Austro-Hungailan govern molnlizing its army Is nowr (thoro ighly well establlshed. The mo haa been carrled out on a a in Hungary. and troops . concentrated Ln Galkia. on Ruealan frontler, and m ?outhem ,,n ihe Servian frontier. ,'e there appears to he no immed: fite ause for an excess of pesslmiam. lt tani ? I ied that the development o' the Mtttatlon betweea Austrla and the- gmaJl neighbor will be wat.hed w 'h much concern durlng the next few daya, the more?so becauae whlle ln it.? irr.ain lir.ea the policy of Austria has jy-en adeqtiately revealed. the eventua! [atUttvaa of the Belgrade Cablnet ls by mo meana certaln. The reslgnatlona of the A-istrian tVat VMinlfter and the chief of the Aujtriar ' Qeneral Staff evldently oau"ed tht '^reateat j-ensatlon throughout the Dua BarcJaT, The fact that Baron Con TP.d von Hoetzendorf returna to Mr fer r.er poat of chief of the General Stafl ir.aa created special ?ineasineaa, theflrai ?esslon being that under the prea ent cir-umfltanrea a presging need ex ffctg for gecurlng the hlgheet poaeibW m :ary talent. Baron Conrad la re yardetj. whether rightly or wrongly. ai the leader of the war party. An Enemy of Servia. It ls certaln that fourteen month* ,0*0 he waa obllged to retire from the fost of rhlef of the General Staff on aooount of the wide dlfferencea of opln gaa a hlcll aeparated him from Count thal Baron Conrad wiahed at the cort menoement of the Tirko Itallan War to lnvade Italy urlth troops had been gradually masaed ln durlng the liallan mllltary one. It la f irther known duHng the Bos inlan annexatlon crlala Conrad main }uined his vlewpolnt ae agalnst Uafitrentha] that AuBtro-Servlan dlf 1 be settled only by the (eword, and that any other plan would aecura peace for only a ahort dura (tlon. as s.rvtan enmlty agalnat Aua jtrl* would agaln crop up. In thla lat |ter reapect fa. ts have proved Conrad jttght. >:rd the popularlty he enjoya ln :lha army a? well ax among the publlc, i*hlrh aztola h'a great mllltary ablllty, ;?*? Poaalbly be traced to hia vlewa ^fi'-erniDK Servia. All arrangements for the pea?'e con |f*renre |n London ftrft new complete. jfceetdeg belnR received by the Klng, the l*?l*gf?tea will be honored wlth other j^ftertainrTifntfl, mcludlng a luncheon '*y the Lord Mayor at the Gulldhall. The r?:.uriciatlon by Turkey of all ithe terrkory f onquered by the troopa Br the alhed Balkan nationa and cer l**1'' mattera relatlng to pioua founda HfJ?na and crown lands ln Buropean ?""??. will arrordlng to "The Pall bw0"""" *'" ,h* b??,? of th* d?" Ml?Mta of the peace delegatea >' Ihla aheme Adnanople. not be * eotKiuered terrltory, will remaln ln "rl(,,h handa and the frontler of ^* futurt Ottoman emplre in Kurope "J run from tt.Rt fortreaa eaatward Mldla, ty way of Vlaa, and from U. S. AID TO TURKISH REFUGEES Ihousands of Refugees Froi i Thracian Villages Leave Constantinople Daily for Asia Minor, Helped by American ReJ Cross Funds. (onstant1nnp>. Hec. 10.-The Ameri can Ambassador and Mrs. W. W. Ro k hill will leave shortiy for home. They had intended leaving Constantinople two months ago. but were delayed hy the war. The ambassador has expressrd the ballaf that an amicable settlement will be rea. hed at the paaCfl conference in London, and for this reason ho is s.it brflad to start for the Unltad Ftates Hoffman Philip will remain as oharge d'affaires. and will aiso have control of the batanca of the Ameriran Rad Cross fund. wblcb amounted altogether to about $40l000. As Lady I.mvthers fund. whi^h amounts to $0<?.?a)i>, jS belng dlatrlb uted in <"-onstantinople. the Anvrioan Ambassador has pntcad a btrge por tlon of the Ameriian fund in the hands of the Amerlran missionariev- olong Ragdad Railway for distribtition among the refugees Who daaartad the Thracian villages. Many thousands of these rafugaOO have already arrived at rhe head of the railway and trainloads continue to leave Constantlnopie riailv. Although the government distrtbutes braad the refugees inslde and around the waj's of Constantlnopie. |t |i question al le Wbather ary measures have taken to supply those who ha\e been transferred by rallroad to the interlor. The Amerkans seem to be the only } ersons asslstlng in the intefior. Dr. W. B. T'odd and his wife, whom tha Ambassador and Mrs. Rockhill brought ln '"onstantlnople spevially for the pur pose of organlzing B hoapltal fot tl.e ndad, are now able to lea\e the Adlianoplo southward a:.-.r.c the rall? road to Deckagatch on : |'. Per. A Preliminary Agreemant. It is stated that the diplomats dur ing their discussions at Raghtcre ad in prtnclpla to thla basis of negotiatlons. In a stateinent made ye.s'erduy in the Houae of Coanmona sir Bdward Grey rcmarked that the gatbartof would be an tnfonnal and non-commlttaJ Bultatlon, and not a confai The Vienna CPXraapOUdant of "The Daily Telegra; h aayi he learne tlut fn the dispute with Pervia the Austna.i !governmei.i aill fhrai take np ;iif- con i suiar qoaatloa befora tbe aral doria aa i .]<?? an ? Baa Vienna, Otl j be brc <n hed. atnuiig thi-m. u is re ! ported. the detnand for a raductlon m tba praaant strength of th. ? arm>. This will be rnade on tba | ground that so big an arrr.y la no j longer needed, as the oppressed Slavs ; in Turkay bava now beer. fread jind Ita jmaintenance in (ta existing atrengtn [would be a contlnttal mena'e to i tria. Ai. ll amount of lnsurance war and I i\ 11 motlon ' . ? :?? ? .1-rlng the ? las?t few daya on property on the clan frontlaT, drviding Russia from - rla-Hungary. Dndarwrltara tn J London ;.te astonished at t! ? business, wblcb they daacrll n oat < xtensive avaf placad Ii ? itb anj i ' Buildings cormected with the oll lumber and brewery trades in Austrla Hungary ha\e been Inaurad for larpe aniounts. auri \esterday orders were still pfl irll g rtak alone represei;ted 11,164,006.. ? f the business was placad at l1. j>*r cent for three months, | par i ai I for flve months nnd 2i pai slx rr.< ? AUSTRIAS LOAN IN NEW YORK New Notes Believed by Wall Street to Presage End of War Talk. Tha announcement ln jnflotarday morn lnki'a Vlenna dtepatrh to The Trlbune of ? ? j:; 108,088 Auatrlan loan to be i;n dertaker bv the National Clty Baflk, Kuhn. Lof^ ?V <"o. and foreijrn hankera, Includlng the Rothaehllda, waa regarded in Wall Streei aa Indieatlve of an eaxly ? ratton of r.ormal eondltlnns ln those BuTOpean countrlaa where war talk has Tf-r, ? oat perslstent. A mem be' of the flrm of Kuhn, Loeb & >'o made It rlear yeeterday that the Aii.h iosn hankera had eonaented to partkl r atq !n the flotatlon of the loan only r.it'. the ..nderatanding that the ba atatements havlng thelr souree ln Aus trla and Pervia. and lnvohing Ruaaia on tba on? alde and (lermany on the Otbar, ah'vjld oease. Ragardlag the loan. Ki.i.n. \jf<' b A Co. made the following atate aaent: Kuhn, l/oeh A r'r> and the Nntional fl'v Bank of New Voik -oiitiiiii thal have purehaaed, ln con.iunetlon with an Austrisn BTOUp, Includlng th? Imnerlnl Austrian postal Savtngs Bark, ih?* flrm ai P at ^on Rothaehiid. tbe Auatrlan f"r*d!t Anstalf and the Austrian Laen derbank. 52.'..'?w? (>(>n of <u per cent ona ano a half and two year Imprrial Aua? trlan Treasury notes. The enntraetlng flrma have baan gtvetl ass ;ranee ? be pniitlral sltustlon has miieh hnproved and that there 1s no r'asori toi apprc he;*ling warllke developments amont; ?..r..a' powera The lerjcer oart .if tlie t.roreeds of the l'.an WfH not he wiih d'awn tlO after the mlddlc of Januaiy, If 13. No lnformatlon waa vouehsafed at thla time a" to how mnrh of the !oin WOUld be 'aken by tha American hankera. It wn? stated, bowavar, thn? 'he loan eould be attrlbuted to the tlsbt money sltuation prevalling both in this country anJ ahroad. The Austrian governmer.t 44 per een* Treaaury notes offfred at '..;*? and Iriter eat by Kuhn. I/oeb v)A Co. and the Na tlona' CKy Pank mature 112,688.881 July 1 1914. and IJTJtt.ftfl .lamiary 1, 1!ll? The notes are tre* of all Auatrbaa taxec Bubacriptlora muat be t> r e^ual amounts of both awaturtttea, payable ln Inatal nienis. as follows: 16 per rent on Oeeem ker 1? i.r. F>ei oenl on January !?? an.. M rer rent on Kebniary 3 I'aymtnl! may be mrule ln fall on December 11. The notes are belng offered In Boeton hy Kldder, peabody A- Co. A representatlv* ol the Amerlean hankera stated ihat appllca tlons for the notes lndlcated an early sale of tlie full amount. \1 t>.e National Clty Pank all reiuests for further lnformatlon were referred to Kuhn I.oeh A <"o Tbe hellef Balii"d ground during the dav. I^awavar. lhat the laiaeai shaie of the onn would be taken hy the Amerlran Mnkers This ia the j flrat time A'Htria haa rome into.thla rnarket for fut.ds. as wel' ,-.? belng the ftVst loan raiaed by her ln denomtnaUona ] eX dullaxa. I ^r.jtal entirely in the hand- of tha ritish workrrs with whom they ha\e Ma assoclated, the number of Brltlsh Ked Crosa attendantg having been ai:g i lented ricently. Dr. and Mrs. -Dodd | e returned to Konia, arhlch i.; their, mission fleld. with a large sim of ! loney at their disposal to aid the ref c^es in tiding over the wlnter. The members of the Am'ti.an Em i?sv who gpeak the Turkish lan riage are asaistlng Lady Lowthers ?mmlttee in dtstrihuting her fund to i ie familiea of soldiers and the refugeea I 'onstantlnople. The San Stefano rholera camp, in 1 ? hlch a dozen British attendants are ? ? engaged.as well as aever.ii A tatrtan ? .sters of Charlty and othera, is belng ? iinred by Ameriran Red *'ro?s funds. ne amhawsador telegraphed to Waah gton asking for an extension of Major trgeon Ford's leave. which was yrant Dr. F rd will remain another | month and continue his labors in tha 1 ? .olera camp. which remalns in a horr. e condltion. The little band of for ?M.ers are able to care for only a few indreds. whiie tho camp, deeplte a ath role aggregating thousand.-. - ?ntalns aeveral thonsand patloata, be . iuse of the new (ontingtnts whlch are natantly arriving. The foreign naval o:c for e protection of Europeans and Am< r i ans terminated with the Btgnll . e armistlce. whereupon Comm.inc, r . :ank B. L'pton, of the I'nlted States ation ahip Sccrpion, brought hia vea uack to the moormg.s nt Top aneh. Durlng the anxious penod tha rploa lay off Bebek in readin. , rotect the Ameruan Qtrte1 School. DR. DANEFF'S VIEW No Cause for Alarm While Powers Are in Agreement. Buchareat. Dec. 1<>.?in a publlahod Ii terview, Dr. Daneff. the Bulgarian g delegate, Vith refereno- t., tne i ;:ange ln the military commanda at I ienna, aald: There i? no cauat for B arm as long as the powerg iire in . -reement and Ser\ :a is ready to rec ? nlze the lnterest;- of others But if. is hardly probable. th- t-owers :d be unable to anr | .rer : ent it will be, not an Aum: t.flict. but a lonflagraliori Whl h the hole world. and pai n League. w leh<.? to ave UP $100,000 IN L00T Rich New Yorker, Deceived by Adventuress, Was About to Marry Her. THEN SHE FLED TO PARIS Detective Abroad on Another Case Excites Suspicion and Has Stolen Goods Thrust Upon Him. a atory of the receeery of tide.teo' worth of stooks and Jawafary from an ad? venturess well known to the p^l!.-e of two contlnenta, tarn of tha ealaablaa to a wealthy New York*"- who had given them to the r.-nrr.m on her nron-i?? to bbn, was gi-en out yesterdny by Loula A. Nrweome. be i of a rteal ? ae ? ? BCy at Ka 2 Roctor street With the .solo proviro that the m.me of the v Who Hves in a fash ionah'.e ae rior. r.f tbe clty, be wlthheld. ? in the raai are ghrea In full Mr ?tr Newcome said, a wom an ;. MNeH" Wllaon arrrred in tho clty aad cheaeed to aid to h*r list aalthy r?ald*.nf well known ? ? inclal and etub llfe of BfOW ?1 a.<= n slnsrle woman. and waa on Intlmate t?rms wlth the N'ew roriM alllng at hia houae. Finallv afl ? '"" that ahe - tting this man to turn Orer tO her some llH.Oei worth of stock and lewdJ in retnrn for her promlse that gba wo..:d marry him. Woman Losea Har Narve. .Tust hefcrre the time set for the weddlng ?: io.?t her neree ar.d arent to Paris wlth her hnebend, who was 1 trom tuberrnkaala Ii waa at this juaet tire tl ll ICaWOOnaa hy the m-rest hc-i dei t, gtumbled on te th* case and ui an g tbi Th<? detoctlve was on hia nav ? | pe for som- J " ? ? ? rair rn tho Amerlka on hia ?a- over. He reeogr.lzed them btatantly, baelag eioetouely arresto.i the ,l her hnsband for Baall box ? bea ba waa ensptoyed l : He naid no atteatlon o wever, and was eeaa much arhOI on hls arrlva! at g found ? ? him a M 'n an apartment at No. .7 ? ? ' this nota , < kfreaa gfr< ba woui: rhlch be waa OOthlng of this be> 1 ing :?;??.?? an . -1 It ? 1 thla al ary "l touk a cab 1 ? i As the door opened and I stepped ln I fouad myself tn almoat total darkneaa. ?uddealy up went the llght8 and I waa iooking atralght Into tha barre! of a revoher In the handa of the Wllaon wom? an. She told me that ahe would glve up the gecurltleg and Jewelry, but that there ? aat DO no arreats I hadn't the falnt aet Idoa what ahe was talking about, but I managed to act as if I dld and told ber BB hrlng tho atuT to my hotel the ncxt day. To my amazement ahe arrlved there promptly at the hour mentioned and handed ni<; a pa^kaee in whlch there was more than ajJJN worth of railroad and ateel stock. She alao gave me a Quantlty of fewetry. When i aaai the name of the own<r rn the packace I waa astotinded. "Nell Wileon was horn ln Cripp'.e ? reek. C'ol.. In UM, Whlle she was stlll a young glrl ln sei.ool ahe marrlcd Blll Wllaon. The two wont to ChtcagO wnere they began robbi-s postoffleo I ox^s. I got them rod-handed and ;i:,- man was etr.t to ja.il fo three year*. r> >m that time .,n I had lost track of them untll I aaw them on the Amerika. The rair are now ;:? Bast?rn France liv !ng ln a eottage in a small vlllage. Re centljr my < |ht the affair such a good Joke on the ewlndlerg that he fjave me pumissio . t,. lel the story be Uc." CROWN JEWELS NOT FOUND Official Denial That They Had Been Replaced Issued. Publln. Dec. 10.?The I.nrd Lteuten ent of Ireland authorized to-day a de? nial of the report that the lrish crown jewels myateraOUaly stolen from Dub lin Caatle in 1!?'T had been replaced. I.aurenc-e <;innell. the Nationalist memi'.er of PwllataMttt who perslBl entiy interrogates the government in t 1 to the Ir.sh crown jewels, when a.skeu to-day if he could throw any light on their reported reeovery said: I do not know ? Bther lt la true. but it is qulte posslble. The Jew.-ls have been wlthln rearh of the authorttles all along. TI -v could have got thum back from the thleves at any time if they had been ng to pay a big priee if they have rocovered the JeWetl lt is for the purpOOa l mlng me Mr. Olnnell's eontontlon is ihat be hlnd the disappearan'e of tlie crown jowels lles a utory of rrimlnal debauch er> invoMng Dublin Caatle, the resl dence of the .ord Lleutenant of Ire* ;.,:.d. which the authoritlea are trylns' to bury. JAMES 0 MALLEY PROMOTED Whitman Makes Deputy Assistant a Full Assistant Prosecutor. Jam1 .i.Vrhey. brotlur of the former Attorney General and who has be?-n a ity Aastaia.v. Dletrlet Atteraei iwdaf |fr. Whitman for three ytara. was ap polnted a full aaalsunt yest.rd.iv io hll th? raeaaq made by tke raelgnatlan of Lmory H Bucki ? O'Malley haa been generally suc ? trled levoral ra ir lle will | ?? ? nt for the ? . LAUT Counsel Who Secured Her Di vorce Want $1,423. THEIR BILL WAS $7,500 Defendant's Lawyer Declares They Did Not Work for His Client's Best Interests. Mrs. Arr.anda F. LaUMarbacb, who oh tained a divorce from her huaband, Ed ward Lauterbach, the lawyer, was in tlie City Court yesterdsy as defendant in a suft brought to eompel her to pay $1,423, a remalnder whlch. it ia alleged, ia due or. the blll for legal expenses ln the di? vorce suit. Her attorneys ln tbal act on were forn-.er Surrogate Raatua S Ranaoni and Samuel H. Wandell, who assigne 1 the claim to Walter M. McWhlnney. a court stenographer, who appears as the actua! plaintiff in the suit. Whlle Mr. Ransom was on the witn?sa atand, L<slie J. Tom;.kins counsel for Mrs. Lauterbach ln the present autt, ln timated that the former Surrogate had rlayed into the hands of Mr. lauterbach in the divorce ault. Mr. Rans >m angrily remarked: "If you will keep your rematks until court adjourns we will settle them.'' lt developed at the trlal yesterday that the flrst oomplalnt flled by Mrs. Lauter? bach agalr st her husband In whkh the eo respondent was mentloned had been with drawn by her two lawyers and a complaint flled whkh dld not mention the aroman ln the ca^e Mrs. Lauterbach thought that she should receive li'/iO") as perma nent allmony, but her lawyers told her that such an amount could not be ob talned, and finally $7.M0 araa pald by Mr. Lauterbai h in lleu of all further alimony. Mr. Tomkins said that he had raaaoa to belleve that the first complaint ln the divorce suit wrfa wlthdrawn and a new one substltuted at the request of Mr. Lauterbach. Charles I.e Barbier, attor? ney for McWhlnney, the plaintiff tn the suit against Mrs. Lauterbach. said that ? t the time of the divorce suit Mrs. Lau? terbach waa Involved in iitigation with her daughters over an accountlng of thelr propexty and that it was agreed that Mra Lauterbach should not ask for counsel fees or allmor.y. and that under the olreumstancee Mr Ransom and Mr Wandell had done well in getting the $7.80o from Mr. Lauterbach. In combating the atatement of oppos ing counsel Mr. Le Barbier said he would prove by expert Wltna?BB that the fees of the two lawyers were not too high. The blll of Mr. Wandell was $6.00o ar.d that of tfr. Ransom $:',500, the two to gether equalllng the amount received by Mra. Lauterbach from her husband in flnal settlement. Several letters written by Mra Lairer bach to .'udge Ransom were plared in avtdancfl on?. of these said that Mr. Lauterbaeh had borrowed 1146,888 from hls wife and had retumed only 147,101. Mr. Rarisom aald that he and hia eel league In the dlvorce auit could not have collected tha 1148.000 becauae Mr. L*u terbach dld not have lt. Mr. Raneorw will contlnue hia teatlmon1 to-day. Mra. Laute.-bach gave out a autameng after the day'a proceedinga ln whieh ehe> aald that ahe waa flghtlng tha ault be* catiae of lndlgntles that ahe had to au' fer. which included threats that tha fur nishlngs of her home, at No. Ttl Flfih avenue, would be replevlned. a "PERFECT MAN" IN SIGHT He's Four Months Old Now and Lives in Providence. TBr Talegraph to The Trlbuna 1 Providence. Dee. 10-Rhode Igland ta deatined to produce rhe perfect man, lf the propheclea of Providenc? phyaldar.a are made good in the development of tl e four-months-old son of Mr. aad Mrs. George Herrick. of thla clty. Embodylng in hia aeventeen pounda of. humanity, according to the medical fra ternlty. all the mental and phyalcal qual - tles necessary to produce. under proper growth. a perfect apeclmen of rnanhoo<i. endowed by heredlty with the hlgh? I eq.ipment that the law of eugenlca caa produce. this baby boy la tha centre ef wideapread lntereat on the part of doc tor<= and sci*ntlata. The father and mother of the ehild have made the aelence of health and the proper conditions for the rearlng of a family the subjects of careful atudy. Mra. Harrtck is a tralned nurse and haa never known a day's iilness. Her husbend pointa wlth ptide to a simllar record except tha flee* lnjf efTe^ts of an accldent some yeara ago. Both became deeply intereated in the princlples of eugenlca and found in their atudy a bond of lntereat whlch rlpanel Into a stronger sentlment. Thelr flr?r born is far ahead of the average chlld of hls age in the dev. lopment of body ar 1 brataa and la aeary aray haa ahown a r. - markable growth. Hia mother keei a carefully a chart of the chlld'a progree*. which ls examlned daily by aeveral phya. c;ans. RECTOR, ILL, FIGHTS FIRE Rises from Sickbed to Sare Altar Furnisbings from Flames. Flre in the baaement of the Eplaeops.1 h of the AscenaLon, at New Yoi<c avenue and South street, Jeraey City Heights. cauaed a damage of t3.000, prln cipally to the baaement, ytaterday. The reeter, the Rea. Walter E. Howe, who waa cont.ned to hls home at No. aoo PaJ - BaVdg aveaue, by an attack of the gr! . got cut of ted and aaalated ln carryin, out books and artlclea on the altar. Tfc ? dair.age to the auditorlum waa chiefly by Wate: The flre > suppoaed to have been cauaed by an orei hrated f urnace. Schoolchildren gave U\c alarm GROSSCUP GETS HEADQUARTEPIS. Talagraph to Tha Trlbun* ' Trenton. N. J., Dec. 10-Edwgrd |? Grosacup, ohalrman of the Damoeratui State Committee, announeed to-dav th ? the New .leraey headquartera at \Vggi - ingtcn durlng the Inauguration would le at the Hotel Raleigh. THE TRUTH No. 1 Thousands of newspaper columns, under glaring headlines, blazed with news of a railroad wreck which was beyond any preconceived human foresight. CcJunin? ot criticism, heartless caricature and politiciai denunciation directed against the wnole INew England owned and New England operated railroad system followed. You may have noticed in some papers this single and comparatively small news paragraph exonerating the railroad and its employees from all blame: HARTFTlRP. COBB., Per. 4? <'v:ef Englneer Elwell of l ? PubUc Utllltlea ( ..inmisslon. In his report ?>f an Inquiry Into tba wreck of tha atarcbanta Lton* l'ed aCxpreaa over the New York, New i i Hartford Rallroad. at Oreens Farm?, on NovambCT IS, flled to-day, attrlbutaa fhe cauaa to a broken aqual i7er bar ..ii a dlner, wblcb, d-agging through a awltcb, dlaajrraagad the polnta and deratlad the cnra next f??i [nwlng. Mr K'.well said that marks ol tba draggtag broken bar were dls cemlbla on t!.e roadbed hefore tbe gaitcb was reached. He flnds that the ralls. tles and awit.h faatantnga at the P'.lnt of wreck were ln go.td condltion. ?Iiar at a joint hearlng with the lutaratata Commerce Commission ,f araa cooclualvaly shown that the de fe f in th* oquaUsar bar could not nava . ? any car Inspeetlon. Mr. f: uf:. ? mendatton Is" that rall? road .-ompnnles frequently mak. spe al Inatlon r'f eo/npmcnt with a view r- c d< fects ln metal parts. Not one New York or New England newspaper reader in a thousand saw this paragraph of the official report which contains the truth of the whole matter: ? At a Joint inve.stlgatlon held with tha tata ' enmerce Commlaalon ;n N, u Ha-en OB Kovembar '_'<>. all festt ni'inv was to the effOd that tlie e.'iual l/.i baur broke on BCCOUnt of a flaw- In the metal. whtch waa so covered by the pedeatal enstlng and the munial box, that it eo.ild not have been dlscovered hy any car inspe< tion. without remov irig the bar Itseif from the truck. ;?nd e\en then might have escaped detcc tlon." Nevertheless every Equalizer Bar has been ordered to be regularly un covered and inspected. m- v 1 w The main line of New England's railroad system between New York, New Haven Providence and Boston, is still unsurpassed in solidity of construction and general safetv bv any main line of any railroad system in the United States and is still being im proved with-SAFETY THE FIRST CONSIDERATION. CHARIJES S. ME1LEN, President.