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BACK AT ADAMSON Insists His Interpretation of Free Tolls Repeal Is Correct. PAGE EXPLANATION SATISFIES WILSON rident Believe, Agitation Over Ambassador's Speech Due lo Misunderstanding. ? n op ? - ? . bin us "i ? ' ? | o' -?? pav ? contention uni Dtatlve i leetloa f? of ? t lew, f.. fe thai based u] on nel shall !?"' ? ? ? ?? i ? ? ton, .-n, t lie Sla Of the i Its cltlsena' Tue sr than for reaaela pf tho tlaena1 waa : , by He: ie r to resera? to ? to g | free of toll gove '.?i the l.-riiruag-* ? 111 6trik.'S OUt "In EMr -.1 Grey's note of Novem? ber . r exception la taken thei than for e< of the. United Statea tlaena,'and in expinnntion his i aal repreaei ta* tlve ' ? tolle in case of Bit? .1 Slat- - Its citizens may be fixed at i le and emi'liati.'ally dl ? onflh-ts xx'ith the '? ? \, l-i hla note, expreesee surprise thai Great Hrltainl eho'i. . . ih? right of this govern? i ? eminent e? through the canal without ?he payment] ? lia." Am axplanatloo of his Loodon apeecb tonehlns on the Ile i mama tolls rep? I . . . , ? nt ns close.1, so far us the i filetratloa is concerned When i I t of l h le received ?H xxili be | te, which aeked f"r it bv ! -rrlaln's resolution. Pn ? d callers to-day that ' Ir. Page'a rafei a miaondaretanding of what the lot aaJd, and that a i report of the prieec-h pi.owe* that ? -?? had correctly stated thai ? >nt is satisfied thai Mr. | red to i .? Panama r<-.t?rtl as "not r ? nl of I 'I to i ie England.N FOSDICK DECLINES ELLIS ISLAND POST Tells President He Has Police! Work To Do? McCombs Refuses P. S. C. Job. Washington, M mend B I SOI its In N*ew - ,..- tn.4nY ? ? as C? ma -?-inner ' -i ].* bad been lnt.-r. n for mor? th.r-.n a Id in view further xvork along ? ' ? * mean thi? Ml ' ".?? taken aft? i i - ' ,. Jr., and mdtHoaa in tl s a He xx as i(>ne '."intha. Bine?? his re n writing a hook on his Mr. Pea atara to Sow York on ' W ' I ?*??'.-. to make any ' is on that was Win* consld ________ ' ?' *'ie r '?ari ?le i rt?ad tl ?? po I of Commis .?f [mm port. The .m . or do? ? ??? tak? kindly 1 ne m mind for Polin ? ?. 1 , i ' idli ? i eld Of I ? ? ' .h ?1 Ma "i" for R. 1 lam 1 Md lomh a, chair National < lommll v declined tin- appolnt ? :AUT0 MEN RESIST INCOME TAX LAW ?Entire Industry Backs Suit Al kging Partiality to Corporations. \l in h 14 Buita .itta? king ...., ,? ,.,ij ? ?re !?'. end Horace , ? ? intend mlnati - ... i partnership? li ? ?? ,.l m:,s tu Wll fron sa ? ne?a 'i lie latter prlvi t allowed t., Individ lala II r ).. 1 s While the Dodge b rot here appear as the plaintiffs, - illy underal.i here t teat suit In which ??li luii.lui.- ?i duati :? 1* concei ned WILSON ACTS TO SAVE NEW HAVEN I mil iliur-il from fir?.t pHRe. cepteil as trustee? for It? holding*?*, the n,an nominated by the Governors of llassachusetta and New Hampshire without ?ti exception, it has agreed to dispos?? of rill df Us trolley line?. It has already withdrawn from the Boaton ?m?! Albany agreement which it has with the Sew York Central Railroad, it agrei to a? its stock m a?l of its ateamshlp lines except the Sound lines, snd that queation, under tin? Panama a?-', la to be referred to the Interstate Commerce Commission "Therefore the only '?it;?! qu?atloa in dispute is the time within which the es? t?os i ? ?old, and tills la ?>f %t ??*? Importsnce lo the railroad atockhi . - v, ? m the New England public, m my Judgment no abort time limits ahould b? fixed, nnil tue limit, when fixed, ahou i be extended if the railroad comlncei the M it fuit'nir time Is nee? desirable To p il limit on the ?. -.s tiie i >.-i?a: tmeni of Just ? ??> prevent a aale of 1 ? - ? ? even on a m. ?mi an r. count? r 'iiHu t he on - wbli h m ora "in nol buy Kosen ,t- Maine anil N- s Haven day, ?'nil . sha .i ? ?? ? ? ted msking lb? ia un attractive Investment fut- tim New England public, where they ahould Ing them to i ?? u ?? d us pawna on tbe api ulatlve I of outside Interests. Incidentally, 11 !m worth S'hll? Dg that tiit- on -.? railros - n v .\l;iine block of atoes would be the Uiand I 'J'rtiiik or the Canadian Pacific road i ; i doubl II any Naa Engl?nder, directly or Indirectly, Interested wishes one of lis' r,s conllulle,! by fon it.ii ! capital "This question 1s not alona ??! vit ? Im p?rtanos t?. n.-w England, bul to whols country, mut Indtrectlj to our la* terroat ? ilrs. if these two ? Id roads ko into the hsnda oi receiveis thai coursa will probabl) be followed I -.. tb? foreign Investing public ?ill ? ? i ami we v. ill I,? Hi*. ,, to get ba k n i ? i ii itiea \? lii.-h "?.'.'..i j :?.?.,.?./.? financial and In duatrial operations In th i coiintry, The psrtlea at Interest In tins matter should and set ? once, and it w.m t?? a I as far aa p th!? be don ? that l ssw th? President th - m ?tor l? < n- on, R?| iroducad a bill to-d of >ngod an 1 defi -,i ? erS in ? ??: : liona enr?a?.:?!! In Interstate commerce." It would empower minority atockholders t" s':e inft orlty holdera ??>? recoverj f..r - in casea where fraud \* shown in maaagamenl and would empower the At? toroey Qsneral snd Interstate Commerce Commission lo 1 . ? . ? aveatl. lo time Hi? financial af? fairs ol ona a it h a I view to determining whether the rights] of minority atockholdera were ?elng i. t? -..i . I "s ai a Willow Furn?ure Summer Rugs Our new patterns are now on exhibition and many unusually artistic effects have been introduced for the coming Spring and Summer. Awnings Slip Coverings A Urge assortment of durable fabrics in desirable patte:ns and colorings. Estimates cheerfully sub? mitted. McGibbon & Co. HOME FURMSHFRS 37th St. West near Fifth Ave. iBaa-BBBiBBBiBaaaiaai a i >--&H-'UArWA._4_____________. ^_f_3_^_S_^'W?S?2?_i5_ tir. ne^e? GRANDEMAISONdeBLANC "THE TROUSSEAU HOUSE OF AMERICA" Import Orden at I.uropcun Prices 5*)8-5'0 FIFTH AVENUE, at ?th St. 'stock exchange i to foil wire plot i "Tapping" of "Fast" Lines Will Be Stopped by New Plan. TELEGRAPH PACT TO GUARD QUOTATIONS I Dealings of Bridgeport firm Cause Sensation Among Traders Here. The Sott forl Stock Exchanga r?*ster? Ii ? took r.fti' lai r "f. t of Th? i live exposure of i ?? N>w England Securities Purch. and I Sales Company, of Bridgeport, by an? nounclng iin".^ii William ?'. Van Ant ' \\si p, one of ii>? i,.., ei Dina ? thai ? nee contract 1 bi . ? ? the .:..,?? with in.- Western I'nlon Tele? graph Companj bj which II Is hoped to ons of the ? v ? ' ferions or eei poi ;> I 11 1 who r ! ?? ii"t ? urn led to them 01 11 mit' .-.j to them over Western I'nlon wires The w.st.-iii i'nlon hu?, an exclusive contract for handling the* quotationa of the storic Exchange Thai eontreel In one form or another has been in eaiatenee : for iii;,[i\ years j The new contrae! according to Mr Vaa .ntwerp, will, it is hoped, be so drawn .is to compel the rompan) to exercice more discretion In this leasing of wl ? To safeguard the Interesta of the ea change and the publ c, tha sxchange ma demand the rinnt to elee the liats "r those supplied private wires, and to bare the right to ea) when s wire shall be dis? ??i.i.iipiif.I. Irreapectlvs ?if ths purpose 1 s which it was nominally hired 'i'iif Trlbuno's snnounoement that Rich? ard E, Preueeor, who was convicted in a bueketahopa caae In Washington, 1? the general managet oi the Bridgeport con? cern which, according m 1rs president, propoeea to do n wholeaale buelnees In ?to ka "undei the English system, ' which requires the payment of nelthei rora missioni margina or carrying charg?e, Interested Wall Street greatly 11 will be ii"!.? Intel 1 sted to?da y lo leai ni 1 1 ..,-,. Preussei ii nol the real 1 ? man in in? company, end thai II has ?-'? fat ; ogreesed thai II is srrsnging to do busi? I ness in Canada undei .1 charter granted ; by ii<- 1 '"ru.1 Ion governnM nr The big man In the companj in a Bos 1 Ionian a ho retii ed fi om 1 he "b 11 ? 'shop game el ?he Instigation ol the police :i few yean SgO with S !"? ? ' Ited ! ?d 1 I5.000.00B, but nol without a light, H> Is the person supplying the financial backing, 01 'haiik roll," as he .?ml hta associ?tes would pul it, and Miles Mc? i Donald, ? bom Preuaei ; iii Albanj a fea years ago, ?aus his part-I ! ner. The plans or the group financed '?? th s man bava been hatching aincc fall, and during moal of thai tune beeii watched bj detectives employed bj ths Consolidated as well a? ihn \,w fork 'Stock Exchange This inquirj has i<-?i from this city to Montreal and Ottawa, m Canada, through Nee England ? weat as Buffalo and Chicago, and us far ?outti aa Palm Beach ami New Orieana. a live m ths scheme besides Preusser and ths Boston millions ? man hen \\ bo baa aomi reputation as s b icki 1 shop op? rs 01 one Tucker, of Buffalo, who In x 11? baa engaged tas attention of ths fedi ..iid ex? n,'ngs ?' ?'hoi itiei Boscheh, s cording to the information in hand, bai se? ired from I he 1 lominion government a special chartei giving hie . .1 to <le.il in "p its ' and ?' .?ils." "? ?ptio - ? ? anothi 1 u-i m, and is the one that It la used to describe I tha practice In the charter held by Bo - n Phis is not hing moi e 1 01 loes . .1 system under whi? h ., person Is allowed to bi 1 ai m h h "i .is little as he wishea thai a rertain stock will go up or down within .? stated time Bow charter la understood 1.1 liberal, though the conditions under which it was nee 11 red and Its exact terms sra not verj W ell lillOW 11 he! B 'I he jii.in, how .-? ? 1, ;- not without it* modifloetions <<r tie well known "put'n call" gams, and brings in tha almost as well known practice of bucket shops "f taking business on h two point margin. By it xx 1..it the bucket shop men call a "piker" ?that is, ? clerk or other person 0 sn ''i mi ? ? buys, aa . ten sha 1 ? Reading, putting up 1 pei cent of the (..n value ol his purchase with the "brokei " lie will appb foi s loan on the stock, stating that he has not s?if ri'-i? 1.1 money In hand lo Immedlatel) I 1 ij for his purchase The bucket shop ? n ms part agrees to take up the) ,. foi linn The pui? *. ?-> then ipon entered on the booka In the nsme of th?? on er, \\h<> ?-mus ?i not? si,,?wink thai lie tins borrowed ?lie full value of th? ato i? from Hi* "broker," the only mom Fctuallj figuring la the transaction being the I pei cent deposited bj the "pui chasei " A movement ot ; points against ths "purchaser" would, therefore, wipe him ?int. even assuming thai be would rooa a vr:it fsa eeldom do receive in a bucket -nop the market price at the tim? he \?.i?, aupposed to purchase or sell, I i. Bteel ami Other pop dar issue? n?it i neq lentl move withm .. rsi ge of 10 in,mis tu ,? dsy, and a raime ,,f .-, point? wo i!,t call f?.i nothing more than pis-in? comment? ?.<i that it ?ill h?- readily ?eon ? . :,t , han? s th? ? istomsr" has to w-in ? grmnst the 'broker.' IGNORE WILSON'S ADVICE Tennessee Democrats Indorse Gov. Hooper, Republican. Naahvills, Tenn., March I? r>. ;lil? to lisien to th?- BUggCStlOn "f I'te? Idenl Wilson for harmonj In the Demo? cratic part) la Tenneaaee anil indors? ing ths administration of Governor Hoop? '? c- p .;ill in, the indepei I D?mocratie stau? Executive Commit? I tee adjourned to day after ?..?iin? hro conventlona, both to meel on April 22. The tust i? tu nom inste a candidate for judge "f the Supreme ?'our:, th.? second to ' tai??- such action ?** Ihey max deem advisable in regard to nomi natini candidates for Governor and Railroad Commissioner.*' n was ?hi i that the idea of holding two '"n?en ?ti was i?? have the nomination ? ?r* Supreme Court dgi made apart from h turl ileni political i on? entlon." Min-i i ' in api ak? 11 ? haract? i la d Ilia action of the Pr?sidant a? in a?i vised." SENATORS OPPOSE ; FIRST TRUST BILL ?Dissatisfied with the Wil? son Measure for Trade Commission. CALL FOR GREATER POWERS FOR BODY Committee Decides to Combine All the Trust Legislation in a Single Bill. Pi. :n Th? Tribune Bnresa Washington, March t*? The difficulties that besel 'i.- course ??f the administra? tion in the way of ti it legli at! .:. wer? s?e? entustsd t<>-i?? by the hostillt which members ot the Senate Interstate Commerce Committee received tie Ho ??. trade commission Mil Dem?crata us well sa Republicana, ? i I ?hut tne measure, which haa ths spproi ei,i.re Bub-commlttee which drafted It, la .? -,?. ? i l Instead of forwa ? d ? will have the effect of curtailing the power now vested in the Bureau of ? oi porstlona l? is ,-i i.ieut that the Senate committee will disregard the House bill, which la i laid to ni i ?? the ??? pproval of the ?' ? tratlon, m framing anti-trust l?egislatl<m, snd will go oti with tite task of framing .1 aingls bill in Its oam srsy The trsde commission bill, so fur :i?< it h.is been per ? .i t,-- tin- Benate committee, la much nger than in" House meus re. Th? ,'?. committee has siso decided defi? nitely to i>rlr-?f in a sir,pie trust hill. It i? probable mat m ?? plan to defina mor, ? a imitationa <?f th? Sherman '.i m \? ni i... abandoned 'liir question of Interlocking directorates h i- ?-., far proved a stumbling hioek to th* lenste commtttsa The conclusion has been reached that it will not be arias t.? prohibit au Interlocking directorates, ? in tie o?.,? ??' rompetmi* companlsa ? ?? Ing to th? Interstate Trad* Commis? aion ti?- ?i.tion whether th.? compsnlM ire ( ompetlng. Wilson for Peacemaker. if ;?.. Senate committee peraista m it? | .. i .-?? it is probable t bat the Pi ?aident ? : on i" like an a? live part in j lbs fight snd bring ths two branchea cW greaa ii i ord. "The House trade - bill," raid : v- unmlna, he Bureau ? oratlona and aatablia ea i I i n witl i lured power? If th ? ' la :<? have n?> ; ? . Initi?t!*?a h had mi i h better not bel II will be .i lea '.. ive inaUl itlon for the control oi U ist? than 'i,-- presan I Bureau of Corporations. " i orlg .';'' I 'oposed to define sets ?rhli h would constitute restraints of trsde : ,,,,i destructive ? ?repetition practl? all) , .n a '?a ndoned Wilson Approves Bills. p esidenl w ilson, a,- a <? mfei n< nighi \? ii ii t he House ??? i?1-? lsr? a cosnmittee on trusts, r*ul the stami administration appro al on trie sub? it?nea i ' ths foui billa to smead ' lie nun tinst lawa win. m the committee i j.i ae)i? -?ii? Ri si ii an ?? ?.? ai te another conference within i? w-r .. h i i>1 members of the comra ted to-night thai i nlss? ;?' ol i acted . ?n. id be raised in ths full ? all four bills lo si ? ... ?ring ?????.? ? ? i n?l i!?-tinii Ions of rastra 11 ,,,ie ?ruiild ? ported o th? I within i foi 11 i presldenl \Vils??n ? ? ?lief that It would bi ? onsolidate .'-ill the billa Into one In ordei to expedite it Ion Th? ? ? comn ? ?.. i ? .i.l on ? onsolldatlon, s n l thst I will be ? IT? cted ??? : he liu i? comml? i e? I? practical!; ? ?? t,i In Th? Prssld? nl msde *-? ? ? i .~..-est oi h in the Bub-commlttee a I ch Incl Repr?sentatives t'la ton, i'.nlin and tie insisted .>r n . corporal .?ns ? i< ribed in ? ? i bill to iiie^k <.,< th? evils Hist have grown ??. under the present antl trust lawa Th? ?i.iiiii, ttea a II n ?? the bllli with this m view 'i be holding i ot poi . , f t **.I . make unlawful holding companies that ? ?iinhiiie the atock of corporal ona -., at to less? n comptUtlon, b it wo ild not affeel companies which hold the stock nt corporations that form ??sent a parta ?,r th? : business i lolding ? omps thai at?- entirel) f?.i Investment and not in: business dlrectl) are nol prohibited. Thia would permil concerna i.i?e ? ? ? ompani? s i?, hold t be i ?<? ?-. of ... i... ? ' iona s h.?h si ?? nol ? omjx Itora Holding Company Precisions. The committee belle ea tha n - soll ad ? he |.i oblem ol iiiv i Iminat ,ii(4 between Hie hoidinx compai l'. m business and operating business b combining several competltora into on? company, ?> In ths case of the Standen OH ? ompan and l - \mei lean T'.i^.'ii ' ompany, and t?o- corporations that Uo been compolled to combine several con cerna niai aie not competltora, but b? -? i ?lilliinalioli is n? i ? >sai ? in oi'U: U ip.iKe a anil "i whole ss In th.: an oil comps n ? blch i omblned a i i|'?i impany, s producing ">i compan) ami a refining oil com? in- all making ? o - legitima te oil business Tl.immltteemea pointed oui to the p ni tii?i the i'iii would save to la? ? i -irls ' - ths m'-sstoi w no buys ii," Stocks : :.'l bonds "?* valions i.ii[0i.l liona i it is '"'i engaged in tu? business of opt ial Dg an.? of tl.eni The Mil ailo.e I" railroad holding corporations hot not t.. ?ubeidiaries, draw ag hi- line .it sub Btanl.?:.;??i l"i I It ll ..tton n ils II made up ot eomblm I competitor! it wo ?! r ohlblt holding corporations ol moving fi-1 ?re concerns which sought exemptioa and would strike it irgi h? ding astabliabmenU which made . fore the , OIM1IIII i.. - - i gilt d theatre ti I ? ? ould be gffbeted. iiie-ui?- corpe ationi which i.. i two theati ? - ? aaa ii ..i be pi" ad ih.?i Ibe i ? intei? non-competing, would be prohib? ited, bul the Mil would not deetroj a ? ; , r. ot ir.'.'tiss m different cltles la which there wag aa element of compati? tloa NoOS of the f"??i hills h? no?>v fr.niieii pi raides foi exemption of labor nnlona from antl-ti mm pi oeai utlons Bei ii ighea of Nea .i?-r^e\. is exj. .i | present an amendment for tnat purpoaa if the billa aa the) Snail) reach the Sen? ? mption Labor organisa l . ii.-ii!arl\- the Ann rhan I-'. ?!? i tien of Labor, Iihm- urged tha Beoon Bartall Nil, xxhl-h would exempt from un., proeecution umw the Bhennaa law The Ben Franklin uiz Corner!!!!!! ALL CASH AWARDS Succeiifu! Qvij?^ ?will receive rtotrit ?rom $1,000 ?to%. 769 WILL win DAILY CHAT WITH QUIZZERS Details of Quiz Reve*al Re? markable Pastime for Young and Old. ?..i iite remarkable la the amount of atlon and Interest atlrred up !>x The New-York Tribune's anno ince menl laai Sunday ai." il the Ban Franklin '.? Ex fi ? i a -i i\" for the die? log? ure of the no* el i aal ?me a hlch can ? xx ith it $7,150 m nw ai da Brli l. aa poaaible, this is : e Idea of ii ?? Ben Franklin Q ?? New York Tribune \\iii publish, beginning next Bund - of Hfl y pi lo? gra i h.-, one a pi n n 'lax- for Hfl - ? ? --;\ .? issue*. ph tographa are drav rigs representing or Illustrating eei aa Inga of Benjamin Franklin. Yon si?? to aol - the llfty pi? tographa f >r 11 ?? : ..-i,... ::?.<? s:i ? Inga and aub? niit -nur aolutiona m The N*e\v-Yo.k Tribune, If you've been fairly auc? I in naming th?- corra? '? savings you'll share in th?? splendid awards. Thai is. m a nutshell, I ?? BOH Franklin Quiz. There'a no nominat? ing, no canvassing, no selling, no ao liciting i" do. .i ial s"i .. lin- plcto grapha, and M" II in your "xvn wa . at your oa n lelaure! All reaidenta of 'he LTnited Btatea and Canada are eligible lo jian;. Ipate excepl employea of Th? New-Yoric Tribuna and th*?ir families, it is not necessary to be s subscriber of The New-York Tribune. Absolutely no or h. r condil lotis aie Im pos? d NOW, xx h,? i .lo you think of ihnt for h gama? Tin? splendid i'.'irt la tim? every one can take part with reasonable aaa ? .?m.i succea "?-i?- makea no dlf? ference the ? illdren ran play aa xxeii aa the grown-upa. Education makea n?> differem e; It lan't e* an necei to be acquainted xxiih Franklin oi u> kr".\\ ir^ sayings, as this feature will i.-? i r-o\ idad for. Solving the pictographs is quite simple, w ??' ?? printi d one hi re to show you how it's done, fou aee h plain drawing, and thai drawing ?? u veya a <?? rtaln Idea t<> j ou. Franklin baa i .pressed thai ides In one of h s sayings, and when ?.on find intr xx hh h matches xxiih the Idea you've found 'he correct answer. In tins . asi r ... .n *rlo ea catches no mli To-morroa ou shall have ? hance to tn j our ability on anol her .-i. men pl< logra ph. We'll give . ou ;? list i of aa Inga to ? hoose fi on . See x\ h. i ! "o . an ?lo xx ith ?t. And if yo ifully solve these speciini n pictographs you surely want to be] ? i the rea '< atari next Sunday, ! What Says Ben Franklin To-day? SPECIMEN PICTOGRAPH. BEN FRANKLIN SAYS: For gnttcrr to ahm? /?*. tnqraph get "Thnt irttti Quiztere" appearing opposite Rend it, /f'.? inf^rfitingi Ni Addi Then the first Quiz pl< tograph xviil he printed. All the fine awarda an ahead ..r ? on. ami jou'll enjoy ? ? ? minut ? of i ins pure fun com? ? m. x. ? ,,., "flfi - h .i,. ? - i.. . t| ture ? n award, and evei'j i. la rea spenda? ble . asi:. *rh.. higher aa m da ???? ? stantial soins ind t?o- Quit* v ila. . better acquainted xxm Benjamin Franklin an.i impresa upon you his wie? ' rj ir ?s n,, idle statement to aa) ..?i xx ,;i gain m ?. h for I his ?? - ? i .-?m?a';.. i'..'- *?', anklin knew I i .Mil i" : ? i ' - - .? ? ? alia ! ou just h"u : o travel it. All this week Th?* New-York ?Trib? une will i old '.'?i?s ah",it i be Q Is, and will die? is at greater ? g th the : lo'i^ir . ?:? t? ds . You'll 'lo ? Ne\v=York Tribune 1-3. Nassau Street Telephone? Beenrnen 3000, This ?pa'"* t\ 1 i e r\?\r>tn\ tn the answerli ? of ? ? rlag of .i forms l r n Tl oec '-t?r ??-;'? or .. v. ?? I ? '? ii. tall* ssaociationa orgsnlsed wholly for tiie pro moi ion of sbo Price Restrictions. ? I SdC tela Hims hill p| ,,i facturera fron contracting t" prsvenl ?< ? m ,11? from handling a competitor*! go? ?i - It pi pries fixing tc tiie consumer, though it permita the m.-, n na? im ai i r a holi ?elsr to Da the ? ? a hi? h goo !^ ?hall ? ? sold 11 otn ma jobber. I ? ? ihe first sale o ? manufactured irl ?? Its ; would be at the s..me i. ? ywhere, ? on This bill ghl of in I unction to Ind ? ? - md ih go\ ernment decre? ;?-^.i inal a nj corpoi il ion. The 'i .ill In .? pro*laion " piobiblt dire '? - ? hi '??ms corporatioi.g i In which th? . .-up dii ectoi i Th? embodiea auch .;- I >. e.n not t.) have been covered by de? .irta DISAGREEMENT ON , MONROE COLLISION Ont' U. S. Inspector Molds Cap? tain Johnson utility, and Other Captain Berry. Ph adelphia, March It Captain R. A. Bsrgent, Cnlted Ststea inspectoi of hulls.' md D n Howsrd, L'nlted Btatea ina ac? tor of boilei -. ? ho m ? tigated the d - off the Virginia coaal "ii Jaau i y l" in a htch ' ' ? hip Santucket tan.:. ? ' ' learner m >m ????. ? a .- ; a divided opinion '? ? ? -??n' holding l'ai tain Berry, of the Nanl - Ity ?if . . i. ? snd Howai .1 1 harging l'aptaia ?;.i.' ird E Johnson, "f the M..m?.,', with for ths ?Us.- il ii.. ttie Investigation, ? with the two decisions, i?.?is forward? 1 tu Hem y M. Beeli super? ?--in? n?-i ? a? .\. ?-. 1'orlc, Ii ? believed the suptr riaing Inspector will consult the Depart? iti'-nt of L'oi ? at v\ ?1-'.-.lint 1rs bet ? inakinic anj iui ? her move. Captain Bargenl ?? aerate? Barry and .? -? licensed ofH era of the Nsn? tuckgl ' "aptala Johnson with "Incompeten negllgen e and Inat? t. t.i ,n to duty." Inspector ii.,?atd refused t" sign report and gave one of hia own, la ah? b I he found Csptaln Berry guilty "f failing to radii e -i.1 in a fog, aa charged, but ' n"t guilty of alleg 1 ? m ?? t.? '.s* the ' a Irai? aa ? , and rs? mbbm 1 4< I 'that his master's HceaSS ?.r i -\,,ke,l. , 1 -?? - REFUSES OIL TRUST'S PLEA Bryan Will Not Protest Against Pending German Bill. I '? 1 Bureas I Washington, March il a formal an? laouncemenl wss msdc bj ths ?sen lof Mate to-day thai the United I n ake no prOI ' ' ' '.imam a: presen I regarding dti rimlnatlon against an ? ' ? ? ? ged t?.11 Italned in 1 pending Mil In the Reichstag, it ??? atated 1 aV ret u ? Bi un that tins government would assume that Gar? man) Intended 10 dlscrlmlnstlon. si? h h?? Intimated thai if the Mil he? cams affective and an Injur) !?> American Interest? waa Indicated aoma action might h? tnk?-. The Standard "il Campan) made th* original ompialnl In October, IMS, iecrs?! tai Kaoa entered h protest an,i grounds for ohjeetinn were resaovsd b] I th? ' lermsn govsrnm? nt, 4-FOOTED HEROES QUIT FIRE ROLL Motor on No. 12's Kngine lakes Place of White Horses, and Veteran Is Sad. .lei eimah Hiv a Old? in tho ?luv?, i,i?,? n section of th* de - il and looked st tin i provement In fire fighting leu! i. in ths houss oi .in j u ill.an, atn et, between Pea I an? '???i m The aa ma old engine thai ! doing duty for twelvi i was si then but a 1th a chsnge. Ti e snge was thai Pon? . Pli k - ? ? that have dragged the engine t?> hundred? ti: es ? . ei gin? ?s n >\ as pul ough aummer hea t snd winl di ifts, a ill no longer be : p ai a hai .... sepoa ,--i motor equipment bull? Into I w th thia ? ii inge th? ha? i? ?n aervice esterd mon - :n tiie ah? golni ' - - Yes, ? . | horses wll have to go isld Jen : laggsrt), Who has served m the in..-- fol thlrt) ? \\ ell, ;' i- .1 good th ? prove ' ? ?nt, and this - an int. but slept, you n .... ?\!'h the ii?.;-.-. i ?? _e:- n ght] ' . " 'hem, and hates i<? see them -?? The; did great work, an I .- ? k - .i of ano? Irifi l p Impi ? isni ? Pone) and I stund aatch at the Equi-I ? - - < i.? ? ? ? ira without ? eak, and h? - a to h indi ? da ol utuei with . ... ? hu here ro> ? s. t, and i know wiiat he can 'I" hie . l-'iu tl er tha . i hi? I ? ho ii.i- spent thii t) of hie lift ? ? eari n^iii. - ? ? . would i.ot s., y, but i be ?? was a d? I at In h a manner as I it the s still si E In the stall Bo of lio- horse -.-.as Haggert] thai he would not let any bod) else clean oi feed blm Mm tberi implalnt, onl) ' I m it go to give i'!o e i,, impi " emenl Haggert) was one of the Bremen who went to the Baltimoi e Are in ? e fight ro: ? ? iffei? "l m mj In? juries ins face bearing the scars of am A fe?s years ago be wai gl en .1 gold medal b) hla comrades foi bis long service Engine houae 12 is one of ii?.- nates' ,ii the city, occupying the site Where the old "Eagle volunteer corn it .i - i ?. i es i ? ago ? HIGH RANK FOR GOETHALS Congress Likely to Make Canal Builder Major General. ? T ? ' a. eehlngton Mai II \\ Ithoul m?-n tioi Ii .? the ? ame o i 'otea? I Oeoi k.? ?a Qoethala, Chairman Ha; of the Houss Committee on Militar) Affaus introd ? I ;.. da i ?? '"i : to en its ai additional ma? jor g'neiHi In tha army, The bill 1.1 aa worded thai it caa applj only to the builder of tue Panama Canal, and it i* . \ ,.- ted t" I'.is.s bOt ?I il" .se?. It plu- ? rides "Thal the Presiden! Is hereby author? I'.i-i. with n.? adviee ami consent of the Senate, '?> appoint aa a major general in th- army of tie United States the ?"?Steer who has mont distinguished himself in tin- construction of tha Panama Canalt mii-ii appotntmeal to be la re.-ngnitn?n of the sen l< e Thai foe the p u poaaa af this u<-t ih?? number of major generala in the army now allowed by law is Increased bj on.?, imt the additional ofltee no created shall cesse atui determine when it shall ne vacant, having ones been Sited." i .? concluding provlaiOB meana thai ?Aim iii. raalgnatlon, retirement oi death of Qoethala the aaajor geaeralahip ailed b] him shall n?t axial for the elevation of an] other eSteer. ' RULES OF BEN FRANKLIN QUIZ. .All ? ? ? residing i" " . - - -. i. except (mat?ta ??' ?> ai 'i their imt*. ?rtl'lpai* in th* . .rt!cif?ari' to The Tribune a"*. e fee of I it ?<"?, ?irH All ? ?' 'h. i*l ? tayl ? prog ? Ma in \t> eses A of B*n;amir Frank ?a blank? is? in 11*.* "? a ssi . . .. ? ? \ . ?.nt -, No more m^p i will bel . - ? t ,, ?||| M i participant! ?,"? w ."?at'hi '-. f the fo .??aid .-. . '.I . ? Itii . '? sa . ?.%* . . . me ?? .it* ?t . i. ? . ? - ? ? ? ti ? ir resi scti ts ai deal ? .... ? M ' ' th*" ,? i,.. i.. . ... ? ? ???????? -? ? * ,:' i Boeh tie m ? m i ? '"'? *r?W9[ tograi ha ? M ? ' by the tieii I ? " '" .. . ? n graphs, si d ?h- '** wl" a their i ' Onl*. - i - .??? * ' ?*? "^ eral members ?.f tl.* f"<: . m?.?* ?ul'? Individ tal a "r* ?* may aubmil on ?? on - ? i*. -so* - git Ii * " ? "?*?*_ . M | , - g aa] sthsr AmBmm will i ?? disquslif ? -i A dial tere?ted - ttee ? f <* ? the highest atandlng In th? t?B**_T?? to t., ?elected I Th< r.- b me, will ?^ judges of the Qula a- ? '*'' I JUDOBS. Mayor John 1 . r.t FraaMeat of Boa ' ? "' ' McAnei 'i he Re? Kewell Dwlght H ' RabM loeepa ?*???? ' ,-.?.. ? j Murphy, Coaaaaaaaaaef W ir menta Henry H. i ?, ..?.nt? Th? Tribune will rail to anj ?''"'"> ceairin?* to pun-ha*.? the same ? i ,?,t Richard ? a in a&a? k, cos ?^ jj IN aaleeted ?nd numbered i'l0,fr ,M -,. ,:?,n Crank,,... from which tm represented by each of ?*? rtfiy ??i grapha wlU be taken, and ?"_?? .. bcok for coavsnlenc? In ?ubm,t'1,;,., .rers. There la no -*'??*** ??aw* m UMpartetsjq parti.-ipent M PurcBP eilher one of these bonks. ?, ? S Supreme Court Takes Beee* ?.k .?-v.*? ^1"?1,?'^ Washington, March ? -x ^ ?am? ?announced to-?U) b) ' >? * "T g , our, in th? railroad rate ?"l1 ',,...* ? case? pending An K?,tr_JA from Mar. h SftO April tWS^oOBBSmm ?