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day. The others who conferred with the chairman of the -?omnin-sion at hin humo w??rc President Shont.?- of the Interl.riroui'h company. J P. Mnrpun, .1r.. and Henry 1?. D;ivison of tke Mor? gan firm, -ni?] Leroy T. Ilarkn*?*?"?. as HiHt-wit nauisgel <>f the Publie servie? ('oinmlsKion. who drew up the pn-ipr?--'? ?1 coi-.tra? ts. Idhtut in the ?luv the v.hc.1? commission met al ?the chairman's home. Borouj-h Dresidint Jl? Anony at? tend?-?! l???t!i conf'-nnce.-'- After the I iiist t(..?k up lbs o!>?< lions n ad? l ? th?? oontracts, at lb? same lime ? 01 srlng Hi?- many brlefa aiibmiu? ??l-jin ??i vario Inter : ? igh r< pr? ? ntatlv? -, and aft? i arent over the mm? ground with th? miaaiionera In an effort to aniootli it all eut Several of ihe chan? alreadv hcen ed upon b ?commission prior '<> lbs pabilo hi-grrlng and t bese c< nf? n th ? There ?rill be no changea in tb<* funda -*-??r?tui* ol the unifoi-rn 5-cenl dua i?.ni. and tll?*?4M t.mSa* are ol r.laiiv?? I) small loii ??? tai ?--. TI e I an king l< i mu ware not ? As i I ai e aald ? ? - tort, the i'itv I is nothli i to do s#l ' that part of the Interbr-rousrh's plane. They ?rr??.t that <oTi?.|?;i:.y alune. ? Protest to Sulzer. The foUowlnt- t'-lcerxri was sejll y?BB? ter.lay to Q?irotn ? SuU? I i y Up- Mer? chants' Ass.. 'lotion: H*'n. William Burser, G I the .??laie ol Net* ? i bee, Alhanv. The Merchants' Asso< ? ition ol Ne ? York and i:!?,iij otn.T leading busineg?? anti eiv!? i '?' With it orgentl) req i? al you to take no ? Involvii g an) - ai ? n tin atatus ol the subway Mr ' ty "' in the liera ?i nel of I ? ommission foi ihe l-'iisi i?i--ir:? t until t ? ? ? ant In t?r. ata ). ?v<- opportunity i?? i aoi .-ill? to ola cms the mstter with ? u ?\ ?? requ? -? ur?-e tl.nt for that i".?i? a Urs;- ?'? I? ' ?n Monday Jai H, ai i- * ? '? lo k. Zilti in numb? r and truly renn -? ntativ? sections of th? ? ? ai-*?? i to TH? MlK^'Wrs' A8-??*>CTATIO_ OP NEW YORK. E. II OUTERBRIIWE, \ |i ? -Pn - A call ha? been leeued by the Mer? chants' Apsnr'i?t?,?ii tO ?other roinin? r <-1bi and eJvic i i*gantaationg in the ?city to attend g meeting s1 the i>**oma >>f the ?isso' ?iiti'.n. f?o 54 Lafayette rfi-feet, to-morrow rit J ]>. ni. to alTangi I send ? (leif.i-ii?ion t?? Albany ?Aal will he fully i-epreaentathre of th< bug ? inter? sts of the city? Fifth Avenue Urqes Action. Th.? executive ? <?>nni?ttc<- of the .Fifth Avenue Aneo latlon inel yeaterday ai its head |ii-:itTs. NO. M2 Fifth avenue. and iin?nimously adopt? >? g i*eeolutlon in whl. h the ;iss? iniioii gtTOl**ply urged the i-aUAcatlon of thai pn ;. i. ?? i Com mif.'-'i"ti "'.,:.. ? ? : Of ti aaaoiiatlnn s?.< ,?'?? i - Maid; W'l lie 1 rule, tab? matt? t ? ? ? ; matt' r of ? drawn th? ? ??. v.: ; ' , V'Viil. |h< ' - anil ; to the ell Ol undoul ted ? ? k The T Urn:- ? ' ' I Ttie ndojifi.?!? bgg til n he give tl g heaJlnh on th? . Mitciiei Denies Ststemeiht . ... itei Mit. bel of 1 ? Alderm? ? pi-eaaing Ml on ?it Mr. MJt? : denial during the day "f the etatemeni in which he was i|W??t'?d in loa?* n? ? - the effet that he (Mitchell knew t1?.?- i,??nr<" ??r t>li etc u to. revise _ ??ontr.'icis and thai he "v. ?uld s? ? they did ' the votir <?f b?g letter the <"ontn>'.li-r said: Yav have a ] ?nj.v. . ? ?an? h ' ? 1'.? ard of Efitli ?< quest h'tt .. tii whom ?? ; liona ave als : fr?en Tv'ne ( ave been. Khii that are made 1 * i In a i latM Mr. Miti i,. : ?nter f-orroally answer eO the Conti?bIler'? letter denyUig he ?ia)d that he wouli', -?. ., , rj >f th?- hoard ravtaad the ?'?nim?.!.?.. | ing out that be only nad three vot? th?- i <? ?r? and could ?sx-sompltah r.?> such ?nd. He ?? :i?l??;t\or?-??l to pli Mr. Pr.'iiderKi'st with ti.? ?- ?_ r on'.ludin< r.-mark5 in his lett?r: While _ rfj-n g)ad thai yon have written m<? in this mutter, your letter was uot lirgfl to Bel th? matter s.nni-ht. as I t<?.?K o?oeaslon to < all pr?s? t.. the ral^uotation lmm<-dlati ?rai railed to my notice. 1 should be most sorry, even It uncon?sr?toua]y, t.? al lew m go unchallenged any misquotation*' of a ?statement "f mine, wl ??tin-; dental or Intentional, capatile of ln-ln conatrue?! a.? ,nfrlendly or i::ifa!r tr. yon or to any one <>i art) aaaoclates li Ii.-ard of l?stlinat- and Apportionment. Brooklyn bueinc-aa men, in? hiding 1". ('. Plum, l)avi?l I'.'it. r. .\u,||.-y ?'lurk., J. J. O'Leary. l.??wis 11. Losee. Alm.-th W, HofT. Willium K. Chary ;.nd Jnhu li. Creit-hton, aro ?planning a maaa. meetinsr to ur?-<? apom ??fitsirearnor Sulzer the iiucessitv of havini-i'halriiiifn Wiii cox petaimil as a member of tin? Pub? lic Si-rvl?? (''?mmKslon until the gub? way situation is cleared up. \\ h? r. tsV' reAae nriifetlng -will i??-heid has not ?keen decided. John ?i. ?Creighton, b<? ? retary to the Borough l'r.?.sidt'-ni, ?saij last night: 3-DAY TOUR ro Washington t'NDF.H PKKSUNAI. EgCORI l'Ybrt'Hiy ?. l'Jl'.t $12 $14 $15 l'r?i-ii m;\v YORK ' A<. ordtag tu hau i *.i. > t. ,i I'roporilunair rare?? frurn Other I'olnt? All nei^-aaary sf nan ?fat. '. Elr-rtlar Tour?. Fel/ruary 20, Mar??h 20 ;.APrll ,'i. 17, May 1 ?r.ii 15. I'll:?. ' Cor???-lt C STI'IiIif!, n T' A ' \v\- pp?> *_*_ ??????? ft ??'? ??? MS lina A... auf?. New York ( ity. " Pennsylvania B. fl, ?AYS IDOLE WORRIES SULZER Politics and High Finance In? volved in Situation Which Is Making the Gov? ernor's Head Spin. WANTS CONTRACTS SIGNED Executive and Tammany Fear: the Issue That Must Ec Met if the Matter Lasts Be? yond Commissioner Willcox's Term. \v.\- Teisgrapi " Aliviny. Jara, 'JJ. Gov< rn? r much worried over th? New fork I ?ubwaj ? tual on. H< ?'?- lined to dls i ?t *o-nlght, beyon ! that he ' had received i ?? md 1 ! grama op the Hla real I .t'i'. era i" be that Hi?* Public B? n I? e Commission, by dela*?lni the slgnln** ol the ? mtrn? the i od of th i month, will pul r-quarel*. i the : isatis of whether ?hey ai ever Igned . ? by f a li -? i Ira t.ntlnue Con i i in office until thej Igned, or to a] essor i Mr. WlUcox, who n ?ay i ' *-'??"? them. }., termed "high" by the murk:, k? Involved In the aituatlon whi h la in . the ' tova i nor ? h< ad ipln. II I.?- entlrel*. poaal le for I i?, be iir.'wn up and signed before '?'? '?? ; rddry I. ?arhep Chairman WUIeon'a term i will < nd; bul the Board of Estimate and th? Pub] Bervla ?? Commlai . ?? s Ith the Interboi and ih. Brooklyn Rapid Tn nsll i om* contracta on whi? h no agi menl I yel ; bli. Th? ?? ? ? officials I to ? ? ? ? ? ? . ..... . . 1 ! : . . ? | m&ttei twi. r?lli ? I !!.? hi : i ? lo C h man Wl lha ir toi n ??i? ;? : I - ... rman . . . wjth the ? iiu Hearst a Bugaboo. ? ? ? tu.u..m The ca rnlble In the sppra h? nslo : ere lest the O noi es of W I] nt In Mr. W'illcoz'a place a man win. would r?--; ?'. sign the contracts, If Mr. Will cos v.m' ?nit ?.f office leaving them un I, ral ha i than a gi ?id Murphy who Would si and for a bal Murphy wanted, which, In turn, w-?,ui! ' be v ? ? a ble i" the In terborough. The companies, 11 la na-1 ?umedi ,?" ""t want these contr . . hi!y I.!'-. ti..- politl?n*] end of the *dtuatlon| hers la < i ? ppnrenL Governor j gulz? t, Mu> |.ii\, the Tammany ?Sonata . ? ?. os .?nid be in the ... | ??- .'V m v ,ut no i ompll? atlona in thin BUDway matter which can have 1 g reaction on ths approaching New : York Cli 11* tkm. Ilurphy, ths ?;..%-, ernor and "the organisation" have idy drop] i-.i ?? plan t'. abollafa the I two Public .**-.?! vi.? C***mmlsaiotta and , substituto ??!?'.? siat?- I'uiiy ol seven : 'ii;?-ui. ? :.-. i" QMiaa of the enTi ? I pua h ? .M' ng of the N? w fork city ' < '.iiunii. i ii n v. ."I'll have "i? the munie!? j pal election. if Chairman Wfflcos goes out of I office leaving the contracts unsigned. ?h situation i'?>r the Governor and Tani [many, only iosa unpleasant, will re ! suit, for Bulsarr will bjfva to appoint ? Wiiica.x'.*? i eeosuot, who must not on j the ?unli'i'i*.. Any ;illcriiuil\e, or any [attempt to dodg? thii Isauo, which has been discuaaed by poilu-Anna \;>-n-, out? ri.s Its dis,un ?intakes, and dotj one of them i toits good to it.?' powera that i.e. because alaayi then looms nip the figure of William Randolph Hearst; un.i behind that the hnagjaa of ths things ?hla qearapapars cam do to Tammany in a ?municipal < pmpalgiii It has ben BUggeatOd I" \arlouj Tammany leedora, for instan? ??, that if the coniia.its went unsig.i?'?! to the end of Mr. \\ illcox's term, the Governor might appoint as hla Bwraaaor h man 1 win would ann??iii.cc blmaelf against ? the coijlr.u is, and so, i?i-esiimably, , -?vuulal antisfy the Hearst ah rnands. ? Then Murphy*a Benata might refusa* to ' ? oiijir?i him, thus pbronitthag Mr. wiii IOOZ to hold over nut,! the ?-otitiatts j could be Signed. That WOUld not par? ticularly suit Murphy ..r the (?t?\eriior, <->. Hie transit eorapanJ? -. rrphy and Bubs r d< nt want ? yen 1 th?;' ai?|n uraiH e ..f a row. Murphy*, M Lit as can be )' allied helo, I?OOSD'1 w.ut th. I'mvi'i in.i- to have 01 ?n the grtpeMttunce oi ...i..' llenos to the llssgal 'manflate. und n-rtainly Mr. Hearst and his agents an, toy .?jhiowfl to be taken in by any stai*, ngoj of i,ret?'n?icd cym j i?Hauet* by the <;??\?rnor lo his dc ! manda which |a i-rergrranged with Murphy, jx; .rH-V3?*!*0. ^?/.ry^Qsrflinintan, ; * if the Qovernor can hurry the coan? luiti?ion into biguiug tho coutiuviij hi? WILLIAM ROCKEFELLER. The i'.,.c. Committee gggtfl ?-eck, Ml testimony, Lut he leaves Florid? tor part?, unknown. iiltii a will i?- much - ? >? '? He Hi ? t ?an unite in !'" ? ..-.?i . ? ? trugt haa l ? r? | .:. |e? t confer? ? I ? ' friend! on 11 Iron* ' ? on the ' ? ' ' in oth? .-.*.. be thai home rule In ; h n I ? 'i ... ihe coi ? m any * ? ? it will be very Will? "V t?? force the G?trveroor ? ? ; - r, i .i ? - ? : r *U ? D Ml. 'A'!!:? ??i lo f? ?? th? Ooveri ? ! ? between I ? i i thj . ? . the ta, from wl Ihey ? . - ? ? of the Intel it ? nd to for ? . n ...... ... : hi i. omoti? ?? r n men and En ginamen called ?.;. Governor Bulzer lo i r? ' ?? i n.- (..?in. of Charlee .1. ? 't..? ?. of ? iroti ? andida t< for appointm? ni ag ?? rn< ?mber of the Publie ? Commlaalon. "LAPSUS MENTIS" FATAL I Results in Acquittal of Man Said To Be Horse Poisoner. a i a e of "failure ol m? m ?? ? ' on th? pal i ?.i the com pi tin ted In I acquittal j ? aterda) : ? . ? s.. ann, in < lei eral ?aeealona, ol narnu? i Mai said t?? be .? mi mbai of I!?? Efiasl Bid? . ?.i Hoi ? on? rs. H?' ws eh irg? ?i with ? grand larcenj on the aecumtlon of Hy? . Rubeneteln. Ral ?Mistela bad toM Robert C \t ?????t mi? k. the Aa latanl Dlatrlcl ?ittorney, thai shortly before two "f t.i-- Lorse wen atol?-n, Hehler, whore he mel on Hi?? ati ? ? i with ? the '-rtppl? ' o? i i.. Vitusky, who baa alnee bi n convl ted ??f ipti ?I extortl. bufi told him thai If anything happened to Ma hortet be should come to Mahler or to "Charlie." When two i."i ? ? dlaappear? ?i be arenl t?? Mali ? r and was toi i. be ?ai?i. thai for Khu he oquM ??? t them ?bach. He paid tr?.- "ago. bul did i? I gat ti"- boraee. (m the wltneea ?stand resterday Ruben ?-P m ?'?"lili not rememb? r ha**lng gald anything of the hind. Ji?- had i.??-ii j-ia?! to Mirn-niler the $.'.'.?>, li<- ?mid, Bad r< ejarded .t m a ?""?ni Investment Judge gwaan, i.< tot?, ?lit?-, tii,-? the lurg t.? ao ipiit, saiii thai if it were nol for the tuet that Rubimateln wot apimi-entlyan hnml? I grant, ?k loiiint ol Amei i? '??i. ? i ; K i. ? i ? i.?, hs I would entertain a ebarge of perjury, i.? - catim of the diff?rence between bis t? -ti- ! moiiy gfvaa yee*a*r*?*a*>) umi ihat given byI him in lbs poll?'?' ' iiiirt. One of the juror-? told Judge Bwana in* whs familiar with (?lulitlon- on tin- ?Saat ?Side and n*ag oeafMttl thai h??- witneanl had bean too Lad.y fiU!it?n.?l to tell the ? truth. ! FALLS ELECTION HELD VOID I New Mexico Legislators Vote for An? other Senate Contest. ?ante i-v. S, _L, Jan. m The nroi laai <.f Miangth in in?- Isajlalaliiie batweern the PtU ami anti-Fall torett m ?the s?-na 'torahlp came i??-<ia> on tin? majority ?and inn ?>nty reports oi the Mous.? .luilieiin ) Committee an Uie Barg (???solution, Intro , ?i ... ?i a w?*ek ago, which diaclarea a ra : caney will Batist in i?.<- Halted gtataa Benata fiom Meat Mesloo eo Ifgreb i ? and ealllnK for un election on Januar) -? I to till -?uch vacancy. I The Fall forces supported the majority lr?.|?oit. which h?-Id valid S'iiator A. B. ! Fall's >'?-. -ailed s.i'oti?! ?I?? tion on Jane ?;. i!?i:, for th?- term i??-Kini ing March L Tbs anti-Fail faction <i??r?-.it.d the rna (otjty rep?-ii i?? ;? vote ol :. to ht The Burg r-solution, whi'i: ii effect .i.?i..?.. Falls '???oii?l ? 1. ttion invalid, tlun wu.? adopted, ,j lu i?. mm m DROPS 001 OF SIGHT ? -, ; ? ? n s r'i an alleged "mona ROEHN VS. ROEHN A DRAW Jury Find! Both Guilty and Divorce iii ? both 11 ? i s Und? r ihe I ' : I : ' ? n n her. Bhi Id del ? -I tha of unfa thfulni mad? bj Roa hn. in which '?? mentioi I on? aVrtb. n J. y. - ? ?? ? ? t led man. m a. . om| an ha h id ' ? ? n at th? D Water Gap Mr. . Ithea Scully ta stlfla d thai Ma Boi la d 1 Roehn wanted i<> i-, i ma ? ? i. and thai M? Sot I? - red tho wit * ? would j,. Ip get the < h Roa bn's v, ife mlghl ' n? him. Roa i n ..iii thai hi was ths *- Ictlm of a i onsi ii a in- hod bj hla a Ife and Mc8orley. CONGRESS WOMEN BITTER Criticise Costumes ;it Club's Nominations. Bureau.] Washington, Jan 3 Ra marica pe? n - and uncompllmentarj were pasead si tha ? longn Batonal i lub'a iwnriiiatli to-day ami the oostumss of women verelj crltl? ad Neverthel?toe. the club la a m. t i ": ling placa for ti a I ?on* ???.-..? ? ?t ' , ing smootii. .i A? \mi. fTnrd part?a . ti i ami .it home srlll all I?- utilised In the ? - foi eu rtlonea i Ing, for ths atroggla i" daj aras blttei for aev ?ill ?>l!l?-..s. Mrs. Duncnn II. Fletcher, wife or the Senator from Florida and Mrs Claude v Bwsnaon, wife of th.. genatoi from \'ir Blnla, srs the nominees for i ?i. preel ?i.'ii.v Mrs i.'i- ta h? r led with fifty-seven rotes, .Mrs. Bwanson received thirty three m a v. Qregg, ?.i Texas, re? ceived alghteen voteu, end twenty-flT? were *M*-ided ?among Mrs Tbotnaa P. (??.re. Mis. William Sharp and Mis VV I' Borland Man." of the Influential aroaaen In the ?I'll? are working for Mrs Fletcher, ? me ni the things urga ?! ?ainsi Ali ?,. Swsnson aaa thai ah? i.. been a mem* ba r a Bhoi ter time than many other women well nt t- d foi th? i>la< ? . Mr? William it cullop of Indiana, who has been a atorm centre during the electioneering, von out to-day as s can? dldata mr Brst vtce-prealdent. Mrs Brlgga, of Main.-, la the other aaplranl for that position. Mrs Gore, ??i Okla? homa, win? was a tro ngly urged for presl? dent, was nominated for second *.;..? prealdent, with Mrs. Hayes, <>t California, UPHOLDS OUR HOSPITALITY President Asks Congress to Aid Hygiene Convention. H r? m TI a -i ni.in,.- Ban i i i Wash i met on, Jan. ^.-in a special ?mss anga t.? (Xmahreea to?day Prsaldanl Taft recomnieii.leil*th.' u| propii itlou .?r 188,098 toward mesttng lha expenses of tin fiiiirtii International Congrese on School Hygiene, to be h.-hl in Buffalo, August '", to M .\t the la? I ? - on resolution waa i assed r.at tin. the !'i ? i'h til i" ba ' ? Invitai ??? Iwued foreign go*/e**mnenta ta participate In tin . i congrees, bul 11 carried no appropriation .Ml e\| ? n- s beyond the $30,00? will ?ave to be tuet by the citizens ut iiuffalo. GO? I?? TOO WIE 10 PREVENT SUICIDE Wealthy Cigar Manufacturer Dead When Wife Reaches the Grand Union Hotel. _?*? REASON FOR ACT UNKNOWN Wrote Farewell to Wife and Daughter First-Body Found by Boy Who Climbed Through Transom. A "V' II ilr?ss>i| yoiint- woman rushed ?ni.) ihe ?lobby of Ui<- Grand Union Ho t?-I, at -r_'<l street and >P?rt avenue, just before 7 ?>'? 1<?<,k last night, and told UlC clerk ghe must see Ferdinand Muy, vii<? ha?! i<Kisi.T<d there in ?the neu iiiiii*. 'I'll?- Clerk told her the rulen of the hotel wuuM not pelt-it her lo <"' to Mr. May'g i-.ioni, hit that h?? would ? M?l g bellboy to ?the room. Th?- woman ? |i..,?atn.? hyateriCa] at tin? and ericd: I'm Mr. M.i-'y, wife thin is a mat ter of life ami ?loath--pleaae allow mi lo K" ??t on? e to hin room." While m?' clerk wot trying to soothe tii?? woman? the bellboy returned ami | told tii?- clerk he ?.-?-?ui<i nol g?-t an an? , l rei ???.:..? ooklng on May's door, Th?? houag detective, ?Daniel ?Car? nut ten up v. mi th?? bellboj lo t? . t? om, ??n thl ' ? - ' i"l tlo'T. Ali? i i' ? i? . ? ,ui. .i ti,?- boy ?'?? i lb? i ? o '?m. i?i ..?..'.. : the door end ? n ?*. He ? the Bull? of' i oome, and in the 1?. ?It. ??i . . ,? ?i, ;. had "ii the bed, I Blood .. ounds In i?i mouth. ? i A revolver i g fe .f.?i bot Ide the I I ? ... ?od led from thi . i the i ?"tu u hi i a th . bul? Uni ? ??? . ? ? ? . all ol the ? i. H till ii M.? 9 !?? ?? 1 ? woman ... ........ the hotel wll H - had ... and the i ? . ! ? ' ? ' ' . led father, hel . h. .1 M ? I'l ''ii ? : ?had !? I ' ' . u . I. ? ? d. lying 1 ? told . a<>on r e i all ? 'J he hot? im no at? . . an underta roner 1J bj that an* ial ut'tlon v .. i the ? ?. ? ? ... un:: m wapai i r men. ? i r Hoi nauser vl? red the 1 I 'I'. ? ? ?II ?I at ? mouth. ". . -, ; ? evidence | ill ? i?.. ??i !? ? m the which would ahow thai May I ni Ural ahoi blmeelf otx e while In th.? ha '?it.,, rn atei then I lin don n mi is bed : i Rred three m? i e abota, the : iiiei bi inuii ?- '!? ath May, who wa ?. manufacturer ,ii \. _fl i. ?-i .''''Hi -ti'?t. was forty live ? ? ??i i "i-i and a ? lernian. He II"ed s Ith hi u Ife ;i ??'? two children, ,?i So, 1215 Mon "ii a* ? i< !? i(i la aald i" have lei ; u I? Iter for hla \?. Ife Idling i ? t he would k?i ?i.ms. if ai the Grand Union Hotel. When an attempt wot made to i a Mis. May last night the , hallboy aald ahe wa ? nol In. TAFT FAVORS TWO TERMS Says More Time Is Often Need? ed to Finish Work. V. ai li.'i.:l??n, .Ian B I'r-?m-I.-iiI T.ift in ?m a.i?!', i al the dlaner of lbs National Chamber of Commerce here to-nbjhl : i ? . . - ,,i,!/,iti,,ii -ina n- la? i Ruence aniong eomnMreial bodUea fee ro i. ?.??i ?ir?- for .-'-v. ral math rg of national i a i.e h, he St ?clan ?i. ? ? ? a Um mo t ?au ??i t.mi i,?? a before the p? ople. Tin? It.si.i. nt asked esp?sclall] i"i ads- . quats and aomprahenatve ettrroney i?k1s-' latlon and rapport tot th.?ontimy and sfflclencj ?-oiiimissioii. ii.. urged thai the organlaation iaK-- up the que-rtloii of the ? .i ? - ??n of the civil -> i? lea t?> all l??? ml appointive ofBcee la the government asr? I m ? ii? appealed ais.? for Inrrooaed ef? | of l!iu ? ??lisul.u Hrii nt. BatonIng t?? lbs agproaahlng ?sad ??* hie a.iiiuiiistruiioii. Um Prcstdsni .-.iii?i more tlina was m iry, In arder that the -piicllng Influen?ai ?>t ?__ adniml*rti?atlon might i?? braucht to a giirreggful eoa. < lusioti. I am no tliinl Uim? I. ' hg nid,' "and I don'I aeem to he eren a aarond termer; but there t**~t"nea a iim.? when a >.-??.>t..i t.-rm ig naraaaary t?> ths itaerylni <>ut of ih?- work that has bean ttortta i?y an ailmli.lNliatli.il that is at.out to lie ch.l.il" Coiraney rafeen-, ii??? President ?K ?inii.?i. was tin- most Important subjeol before tie- < ?ninny lo day, la that it touched >v.?ry individual dtlaen of the country) from the rleheat i<? tin? poorest. 'i ?,? need foe it, he aaeerted, gto-jld be bro i?-!?' boma te < ?ong? Dr, Charlea W. i"H?>?. presiden! eineritiia of ll.n\ai.l I ' 11 : v ? ? i :-11 > . addrcBBOd the tl.'l- I ?i-ai.s on "Ths Ci-ytng Need of Reform I In tin- ClVll S.rvlce." LEMONS JUMP TO $6 A BOX. "My T< 1? Kr.ipli t.? The '1'rlliui!.- | ?Loe An?.', le.-. .Ian. ft?-L?ernong wert s? i,i in tin?- dty Uhgty tor y, g bog, the 1 ' I'll'.. t?a?l??.| lot mat?) \.ai?. i?..?i-? arc confldanl thai the top fla-ura baa i.ot ral been reached, and the ma? jority of th-in at.- Imliliiig the nuit uiJul Uiu price advances to ?*7. Twenty real good ones!" / The goodness of purr tobacco? An?J the harmony of a real blend? That's why you like Fatima, Turkish-blend Cigarettes ' 'Distinctively Individual '' 20Sor\5* at^jme&oyit^t%^CL. Uncle Sam Makes It Easier For You to Get a Homestead The required term of residence on Government Land has been reduced from S to 3 years. Settlers are also allow? ed 5 months leave of absence from their claims each year. Why Not File On a Homestead Claim? There are nearly forty million acres of homestead land in the Northwest states traverse?! l?y the Northern Pacific Railway avail abk to you for proving up under the revised and easy homestead laws. Similar land a ho on sale by reliable land dealers at low pi ices and on i-asy terms. Northern Pacific Makes Low Fares for Colonists and Homeseekers ONE-WAY COLONIST TICKETS on sale daiiy March 14 to April 14 to Western Montana, Idaho, Washington, 0*0*09**?, british Columbia. ROUND-TRIP HOM ESF. KKF. RS* 1 ICKBT8 on sale 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month to many points in Northwest United States and Canada. C ill of art '.'? for free copy of Government I.and Pamphlet. Li?t of La-, ire ?;ers and literature about the PROSPERITY STATES OP AMKRICA \V. K. MER.-! i< IN, ?Gaol .A.-it PraOi Drspt, IJ44 Broadway, New York. i "? m u) |q , 1048 Northern Pacific Ry SHOOTS MAN FOUND LEAVING WIFE'S HOME Ancry Husband Fires Four Shots Before Disarmed by Passing Autoist. ? i M-.T ? : ?!? S J., i n 22 BamtM ! ''.. i.'u. who a aaid to i an In? .,,...,??? .' ?... . ? v aixtl \' ,v fork, waa pi nlghl at the Mountain House, on tin- mountain top b?an W. Btuckle, formerly of tVeatehester. .*>'. v . ic.it wim ?at. ?? | ia Ihred ..t PI ill SeM al toting is aaid t?> i.av?* been 'i ? \ abaeh'a ?alleged Intimacy with Kra i - ??'. who i- -i?..i from her I band, and who rondurta Un Moi ? 11 .".-?.'. nt' x? hlch Aulebai i lessea Btuckle, who la under arrest went to ti- Mountain House ehortl) befo ? I o loch Mra. Btuckle refueed i" allow linn t.. enter th.- pince, . mi when Btuekle ? i - Aulahaeh leaTa i *. another door, it alleged, ha followed him and com? manded iiitn to throw up hi** banda, .\ iif-ii.i.ii refueed and Btuckle tirpd four shota a htm, ?n<* ?'t' whleh atruck tha hotel ii'UM'i' m the throat Thomaa II lit.ms. ?if Kew v.?rk. wh.? ha.i accom? panied Autobach t<> Montclatr, attempted t.? aid hi*? ?-..nip.-iiiiiin. whan tha angry n..1 Bred at him, but without affa t, w Ro) Btempfel, <>f Newark, who was driving by la an automobile, lumped from iiif? car and dlaaraaed stu.-ki?. i?p tora he could naa in*- revolver acaln, Btuekle inn'.,' BO attempt t.. oecapa and i;.' w.?> locked up. Aulabach waa re? moved t.? tin; Mountalnatda Hospital. where tha bullet waa removed from his neck, Btuekle told <-iii?-i of Police QaJhvghei lim n- went t" th.- Mountain Houae to] i?t certain papera from ins wife and that he -?i.'ji Aulabach when th?* latter attacked him ' o BLACK HAND TRAP WORKS Detectives Say They Caught Ac? cused Man "with the Goods." De let Usea caught a PJIarh Hand man -with tiu> **oodaM i.u-t night ao they .-ay. Lutgl Hfinl.-i*. of N<>. IM Kant lti'th Street, ?vas catured ns be took a marked envelope at Plfth avenue ami lioth atreei Two i?-tt? ra ware written last weak t?> John <l>* Mareo, a eontia<t?.r, llvliiK at No, 1110 Mth street Brooklyn. Both t??i<i him t?> deliver |]td t.? a man named Mi? nette, in Brooklyn, or tlUO tils house would ii- burned ami his ehlldren kidnapped. II?* ?lid mithin?, nml in the mean time, m Mmetta t??i?i the pobee last nisht, Ber* nJea visited him and askfal if any money bad Ix'en left by !'?? Marco. Mimtto w.nt t" .if I >?? Mann. un?l the two WOttl to se. Iba polka, Than Um trap was aal for Bel Dice, OSAGES BACK UP TAFT Vote to Retain Oil Lands Valued at $80,000,000. Pawhuaka, < ?kiu.. Jan. B,?fniltana of tha Oanga nation at ,i tribal meeting bora t??-.lay repudiated tin* propeesd rrhtma t?? Kraut a blank.! leus?- t<? MMM a.-r.-s of oil ami huh hin.is, own?-?! hy tho till?,., uiirt by inaitically unanimous voto sms Uiuaxi th? position uf fckuoU.y l''lo?ur All outside rooms no lull nui??linf*s n?-nr, und ex tri hi "h ceiling?; with choice of North. F.i-t, South or West tUgttt. Ei:'kr?l Aeolian Hall an office nui.alin** without ?"'UU.1 in all New VorL. West 42nd Street bet. 5th and 6th Aves; is the very transit center, an?i within vxtlking ai i .it an re of every transporta? tion facility. OrhVes C1 a ?i 1 y shown. Agenta on premises. Pease & Ellimaa UO Mad. Ave. Toi. 6*J00 Bryan* DEVON ARROW COLLAR a FOR 25 CENTS CLUETT PEABODY6 caTROT KX. ?a?ani ???? i in aw as?an (L8TABLI8HED 1?'. R. Simpson & Co. U3 \\-<>?t 4j.i st, iiiMr Broadway. Broadway, cornee iTtb m. I.oaus to Any Amount on Pledfo ? t Personal Property. We have a lar-r? aeoortmeat et tilt mood Rings, Diamond Pins, ??-''. >t prlesi which will satisfy careful p?rchesete ami I'lvsldent Tuft. The lawls are val? Md m ?*4\i??J0,ajtk>. Prod Laaaiont vas aleoteil principal ?hlif ?if tho nation and Edgar Moi*nrt1ty hi.s assistant. Kli-ht councilm.*n also ?ere rdoota ?i. Tha aiinooeafn| ticket ?a* (MM bated as "p'rogreaetve.'' The elect?on i ?"< ? seined an unusual spectacle. The ttu) M,md.;, arrapped In their blankets ol '?** allug colors, and accompanied by thaw squaws, ivlth pappooeee ?trapped on their backe, walked solemnly Into the \utltu* place, sil.nth handed the Indlah ju??** their bull?la uud as aok-nmly walked ?ub again.