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Control From Governor's Backer Suffers First Defeat in Dis? trict Primary Long a Leader of Kings Republicans Withdraws Candidacy for Delegate When McTurk Strength Is Shown Jacob Brenner, a power in Repub? lican politics m New \ oi'k State for nearly a score o? yeai's, received his lirst hi;; setback when his own district, A., i mbly, refused '??' elect him as a delegate to the Republican Con en i . in the unofficial primaries held County yesterday. i on oi t'ai' enrolled Uepub ? ? : the 8th, a district over which Mr, Brenner has presided for many years, was due to his open support of Governor Whitman. His district, which is a strong Lewis bailiwick, let him down comparatively easy by elect? ing him an alternate. Mr. Brenner, who is Commissioner of Jurors in Kings County, appealed to :,;? district to elect him a delegate. This occurred immediately prior to the holding m' the primaries in the district headquarters, in the Federal Repub ican Club, in Union Street. ??'or answer, two women, Mrs. Julia M. I'. Hustis and -Mrs. Jessie McGahie. '. ere placed in nomination. Their names wer.e seconded, and they wore regularly chosen. Then Harold Mc? Turk, w!io has been fighting Brenner oi more than ? year, was nominated and seconded. One of Brenner's fol? lowers then placed him in nomination. ; Kniii O. Brandes, another Whitman1 man. next was pl-ced in nomination, i 'I o oppose him the supporters of Attor- j ney General Lewis put forward John P.I Hurley, an Assistant District Attorney. ! A counting of noses showed that Bren-' nor and Brandes received hut nineteen : otes to the twenty-seven for McTurk , nd Hurley. Brenner then announced that sooner than precipitate a light he would with? draw as a candidate, and he was chosen lo ; un as an alternate. When the primaries closed at 10 o'clock last night, the Lew-is slate in \ the Sth was elected, as ?t was in other districts controlled by the anti Whitman forces. Lewis Gets Majority In some of the districts Whitman men and women were elected. But the majority of the delegates chosen were' out-and-out Lewis followers. In none of the districts were opposi? tion slates put up, as there was an overwhelming sentiment for either Governor Whitman or Attorney Gen? eral Lewis in each district. So far as could be learned last night. | not a single delegate known to favor the candidacy of ex-Senator William ?M. Bennett was elected. When Bennett ran List fall in the Republican pri? maries his chief strength came from I Brooklyn. The delegates and alternates elected , follow: First Assembly District Henry P. Erwin, William Boardman, Mrs. '. Rosalie Lcew Whitney, Thomas P. Moslcy and Robert Crinnell. Alternates E. E. Jacobson, Mrs. Elizabeth (.'alder. Mrs. Will-? ;'i ; C. Beccher, T. A. Crowley and Anna Aschoff. Second Assembly District Emma Goodwin, Jennie Hackenberger, John J. Harrington, William R. Bayes, Ed? mund W. Voorhies and Charles N. Lucas. Utc.rnates Florancc Ryan, Amanda Kahn, Charles G. Bond, Paul Paulson, Han.; Kro ?: ka '.'ni Edwin I. Row land. Third Assembly District 1: hael .1. Wheeler, Richard H. Laimbcer. ! .??? , John O'Keefe and Sarah Meyers. Altcr ??;?!? Robert li. Dcmars. A. De Martini, Mi . i ? Jackson and Andrew Neilson. Fourth Assembly District j Paul Windeis, Mrs. Phcebe Douglas, Mrs. I Elizabeth Farrell, Louis ?'. Wills and Alfreu ?i Moran. Alternated Hcnrj B. Cochos, l larence W. Donovan. Louis Moni-.'., Edward K. Bolton and Amanda G. Critchley. Fifth Assembly District Henry Jones, Gustavus C. Weher, F. H. Van Houten, James fl. Caufield, jr., and Herbert Miller. Sixth Assembly District John Henigan, Mrs. Abraham Miller, amucl Schmalhei er, Mrs. Minnie Henigan, Edward H Wilson and Charles S. Amsel. Mternat? Mrs. Gertrude Lang, Michael Stein, Samuel Rubin Mrs, Mary C. White, . bei dor? Miller and William Spalkhaver. Seventh Assembly District Charles S Devoy, Peter Cannon, .lohn J. Barrett, George Rose and I.es tu- Humphrey, llternates Mrs. Mary Reed. Mrs. Alt, Miss I,. Klein, Mrs. Theodore Kueester and M if. ... Miller. rEighth Assembly District Harold I. Turk, John 1'. Hurley, Mrs. Jessie McGahie and Miss Julia M. P. Husti?. Alternat? Jacob Brenner. Ninth Assembly District Charles S. Warbasge. Wilmot L. Moore bouse, Beatrice V. Stevenson, Eugene S. Lucas, J. Frank Fanning, William II. Eagle son and Leonora Larson. Alternates George A. Voss, Aaron Dearman, John J. Farrell, Albert Firth, Maurice J. Moon, Catherine K. Jaehne and Daisy V. Carroll. Tenth Assembly District (luirlo I'. Murphy. William U. Fagan, Elizabeth Collier. William W Owen. Harry E. Lewis, Helen McCormick and I'reil M.I Ahearn. Alternates Mrs. George Krey, Leo V. Dougherty, Henrietta Finyer, Mrs. Cora . Love, David Wagner, Edward W. Taylor, i .lese Compton and Paul Heyser. Eleventh Assembly District Alfred K. Vas.-, John Drescher, John S. Cohen, Mrs. R. C. Talbot-Peikins, Mrs. Maude Caufield, August Ferrand and John G. Mur? ray. Alternates Mrs. Agnes M. Travis, Mrs. J. M. Walters, T. J. Dady, Mrs. John Drescher, W. K. Loper, George F. Allison and George M. Harrington, Twelfth Assembly District John Thomas Rafferty, United States Sena? tor Calder, Meier Steinbrink, II. Murray La Mont. Miss Mary W. Hogan, Miss Adei Frank [ and Frederick II. Stevenson. Alternate Dennis M. Hurley. Charles S. Aronstam, j Arthur G. Some?, Waiter Worth, Louis Mil 1er, Florence Crawford and Netta Hakes. Thirteenth Assembly District Jesse J Moor.-. Adolph Levy, Richard A. Nessler and Westervelt Prentice. Alternates1 .Mrs. Elsie M. Freck. Mrs. Elizabeth tines-! mer, Mrs Susanna Praeger and Mis:; Eu- ! nocia Madden. Fourteenth Assembly District George A. Owens, K. C. Wagner, Alex- j Rnder A. Jo? and WiUIatn Knap. Alternate Mis Amelia Schwartz. Fifteenth Assembly District Richard Wright, John McCrate, Mrs H. Monninger, George Ludgat? and Robert Ry anders.' Alternates Mrs. E. Murray. Mrs Ernest Forbes, Mrs. A. Gilmore, Mrs. , Davis ami Henry A. Mackley, Sixteenth Assembly District Frederick Oppikofer, W. S. Gillespie, Sam -el H. Green, Mrs. W. H. Moody Alliaon L. Ailains un?! Louts M. Votier. Alternate* - Mrs Hnniet Hendrickson, Charles 8. s?rej?c, M.-*>. Gertrude B. II. Ptrlman, IUnnbrrt F. \. Sacare**;. W. G. Flay and Mumie t. Lewin, Seventeenth Assembly District Lewis M SwHKfy, William P. Rae, Fred Smith, Estelle D. Hush. Blixabeth Braine, J. Harvey Walte and W. II. Van Klecck, jr. Alternat? .lohn Herrics, Samuel Trimble, r'au! Juriich, Mary Masorf, Linda Hanks, Fred A. G?der und Henry v"on Holt. Eighteenth Assembly District Warren t?. Price, Representative r. \S'. Rowe, Alderman Arnon L. Squires, Samuel Kellner, Mrn. Katherine Kerr, William G. Carlisle ?nul Clarence B. Smith. Alternates Elizabeth L. Johnson, Gertrude Maolin, Edward \V. Cooper, Marl, S. Feiler, Eliwi beth Rob, '.-;.-on, Mai-shall Snydcr and Albert KiieiHn-. Nineteenth Asseml ly District Jacob Barlscherer, August Zimmermann, George Senn, Charles Mer win Turner, Mrs. Henry Blank and Mrs. Adam Eppitf. Alte> ii?te; Maxwell C. Burger, Henry Hoch, Ar? thur Jaquillard, Henry Jackson, Mrs. Ceo.-;;? Kessel nuil Mrs. Joseph Jacobs. Twentieth Assembly District William Schnitzspan, Senator Robert R. Lawson, John 1. Balden, August C. Flam man, Charle H. DufV, Harrison C. Glorc, Anthony .VI. McCabe, George B. Serenbetz, i.?linn M. Finch, Francia Blaisdell, Emma ?;. Christ ?nd Failli Moore Andrews. Altei ' in,,-** Charles ?runnell, Ja red J. Chamb'aiv, It .1. Snyder, Louis Albrecht, Charles Muelle, Cornai ?I B. Christ, St. George II. Brettman, George A'nicut, Madaline Serenbetz, Grace Meal, I'ttn Schlessinger and Clementine Mc i ..;..*. Twenty-first Assembly District 1 ?'. J. H. Kracke, .loim J. Keile-.-, Richard Young. Charles R. Bott. J. Arthur Hilton, - Lewis II. Pounds, Mi**-. Louise G. iZabriski, Mrs. \'.'iii.- Wheeler and George T. Jeweson. Alternates Walter F. Clayton, L. G. Lcv erich, Almeth W. Hoir. W. G. Saumenicht, Mi Annette Williamson, Miss Barbara Wciffenbach, Mrs. Winifred Merk, Thomas C. Kipper and Robert Stilzer. Twenty-second Assembly District lacob A. Livingston, Frank S. Senior, Charles J. Moore, i. M. Lernev, Henry Cl'.ie.-t, Allied .1. Gilchrist, Mrs. M:i> Senior, Mrs. Elizabeth Moore, Herman h'riod lander and Charlo.* Alt. Alternates- Mrs, Hild?r Lerner, Mrs. Beatrice Living, toi*. Miss Annie Booth, John Kapp, Henry Lynch. Peter Holler, (. M. Greene, Charle.: Ehlerman and Henr> Ambruster. Twenty-third Assembly District Mrs. Suriih Lulu Young, Elias Oilman, John Wortli and Louis Livote. Alternates Mrs. Hattie Drucker. Meyer S-.uiih. J. A. Friedman and M. J. Dinnerstein; Whitman Refuses to Attend Convention . \ Will Not Go as a Delegate to the Saratoga Meeting ALBANY, July 12.?Governor Whit? man will not attend the Republican State Convention at Saratoga Springs on July 18 and 19, it was announced to-day at the Executive chamber. The Governor was elected a delegate from the lpth New York Assembly District at the primaries on Weilnesday. The Executive's spokesman to-day said that the Governor felt it would be improper to attend the sessions and that his alternate would be. seated. Compulsory Use Of Cornmeal Ends Order Affecting Bakers Re? scinded as Big Surplus Dwindles Bakers will no longer be required to ; use 10 per cent of cornmeal in bakery j products, it was announced at the Fed- j eral Food Board yesterday. The re- | scinding of the order of June 1 mak- j ing the use of cornmeal compulsory, is j attributed to the utilizing of the enor- ! mous surplus ?if the product, which j several weeks ago fairly swamped the | market, due to delayed shipments. The oversupply prompted the order. Cornmeal will still remain on the ? list of of?icial wheat ?lout- substitutes,; but its use is optional, provided that ! the baker employs enough other sub- ' stitutes to comply with the Food : Board's orders. The board expresses : its appreciation of the ready response shown by the baking industry in ac- ; opting and executing the order. The firm of F. Romeo & Co., 374 ? Washington Street, found guilty of' overcharging in sales of canned toma- - t?ies, dried beans and cottonseed oil, must contribute. $12,800, equivalent to the excess profits, to the Re?l Cross or face further prosecution. At the meeting- oi' the New York State Food Commission yesterday the division of foods and markets of the i Department of Farms and Markets was authorized to inspect all ice manufact? uring plants in Ne*v York City ami vicinity, with a view of pushing the enforcement of the license, purchase and sale regulations governing the ice business. The employes of the foods and markets division will be equipped with authority to inspect all books anil records of the various companies and examine witnesses. Havemeyers Daughter Forced to Pawn Gems $1,200 Check from Sugar Mans Trust Fund Failed to Reach Her Because a 51,200 monthly check from a trust fund established tor her by lier father, %'? late Theodore Havenieyer, had failed to reach her either this month or last, Mrs. Emily Havemeyer Potter told a Bronx County magistrate yesterday that she had been forced to pawn some of her jewels for $225. This statement vas elicited from the daughter of the late sugar magnate in (he course of a searching examination concerning her assets instituted by counsel for Louis Cerlain, a gown man? ufacturer of 36 West Fifty-sixth Street. It was a supplementary pro? ceeding, and Mrs. Botter broke down and wept, halting the case until she was sufficiently recovered to continue. She said she had been unable to meet a judgment for $932.61 in favor of Cerlain because ?if recent financial difficulties. She declnred that, since her husband, rJdwar?! Potter, a broker, and her son entered the service she had been sending $100 a month to the latter. Court Sends Man to Army Judge McDermott, in the Kings County Court, Brooklyn, vesterday de? ferred the trial of Harry Horowitz, of 119 Gerry Street, so that he may not avoid service in the National Army. Horowitz, who was charged with hav? ing received stolen coods, was said to have claimed exemption on the ground o? felony. The District Attorney, how? ever, declared that he could not avoid service provided he were not convicted, and the court instructed him to report to his ?Irait hoard. "Answer your country's call like a man," said Judge McDermott, "and if. like thousands of our boys here and at the front, you serve well, rest assured that upon your return the hand of jus? tice for you will be a caress." McNeil Left $699,662 Thomas R. McNeil, of Smith <!? Mc? Neil, who for many years conducted a hotel and restaurant which v. as a downtown landmark, left an estate valued' at $699,1562. Mr. McNeil died October 12, 1917. The appraisal ol his estate, filed in tl|e Surrogate's Court yesterday, showed that the testator let', tlebts of only $853. His estate went to his daughters and ijrandchildren. Teaching Friend Wife To Play. - - - * by briggs U. S. Board Acts to Conserve Vitality Of Women Workers New Regulations Will Be Enforced by the Depart? ment of Labor By Ralph Block WASHINGTON, July 12.?The sud? den tide of thousands of women into industrial fields all over the United States has forced the government to take action to conserve the vitality of the new workers and to define their position in industry. The War Labor Policies Board to-day made public a resolution embodying the principles on which women will labor during the war, and probably after. The resolution is meant to stimulate the use of women in clerical and mer? cantile positions, to bar the employ? ment of women under unfit moral con? ditions or where they tire not phy? sically adequate, and set out standards ! for the employ%\ent of women in occu j pations such as street railway or public I messenger service, it will be enforced ! by all the power the Department of I Labor has now over industries turning \ out war products. The new provision tor women in in | dustry comes a little late. Actually it is the result of the government's find ; ing its hand forced by the flood of women, cs much as the result of a real plan to care for this new factor in war? time production. The usual procedure in government circles is to make a survey first and later turn out a plan based on the investigation. Rut the government has been rather lackadai? sical about the woman question since the beginning of America's part in the war, and the j resent situation finds no actual comprehension at Washington of the magnitude of the problem and a temporary inability to arrive at com? prehension because of its rapidly changing stages. England as Model Without the intervention of the Labor Department through its newest 'instruments, the War Policies Board, the woman problem might still be run? ning around Washington begging for a hearing. The Women's Division of the Council of National Defence hopefully started ou! to prepare for the extensive ap? pearance of women in industry early last fall. England was more or less the model then, because the women be? gan to see that sooner or later industry in the United States would be stripped of its man power, as had happened in England, and that the women would have to step in to keep the wheels turning. But the Women's Division of the Council of National Defence had to work without money or power and wasn't able to accomplish a great deal. Efforts really to prepare vor what ! seemed to loom abend were blocked, not only by the Department of Labor, which wasn't ready, but by the Department of Agriculture as well, which had diffi? culty in visualizing the woman worker in the field. The persistent turning of the draft machinery has suddenly trans? formed prophecy into reality. Thou? sands of women are entering in? dustries, especially the munition plants, iind are even finding their; way into all phases of manufact- j uring where heretofore men have been exclusively employed. The necessity of some kind of standardizing of woman's work '.cas >o immediate that the War j Labor Policies Hoard had to take ac? tion without anything more than a vague knowledge of the numbers in? volved. Accordingly, the investigation of the problem and the actual illumina? tion of its various corners aro still to be undertaken. Only $dO,C?O for Work The work of application o! the prin? ciples enunciated by the board will be under the direction of Miss Mary Van Kleek, head of the Division of Women in Industry of the Department of Labor, a member of the policies board, and formerly head of the Division of I Industrial Studie? of the lussell bage Foundation. The work ?>:' direction is ! handicapped at the star', however, by the meagre appropriation made for it, $40,000. The Division of Women in Industry plan.- in time t.j have a re? search section of its own, but for the present it will have to work through the investigators of the Department of Labor, and through the community Baby Taken as Mother Shops; Found Her, Says Accused Woman Mrs. Rose Spiro Charged With Seizing Daughter of Former Friend From Perambulator in Front of Store in Brooklyn Baby Margaret Murray surveyed the . pink lining of her bassinet yesterday, gurgled and dropped off into the firs?. ? good sleep she had had in twelve hours. The night had been a hard one for Margaret, ever since a strange woman, ?>Irs. Rose Spiro, liad lifted her out of her perambulator while her mother was . shopping in Brooklyn and had carried ! her off to a strange home, at 288 Front j Street, Manhattan. Margaret protested the moment she : awoke and found herself in a strange woman's arms, and she kept up her pro ? test all night.as much as a thee ? weeks baby is able to sacrifice sleep in I defence of its rights. I Mrs. Spiro did the best she could to I make her little guest happy, even going ? out and buying a brand new bottle for her, but Margaret wept for her own bottle and her own pink bassinet. She could hear Daniel Spiro arguing with his wife that she must give the baby back. ? "I found her, and I'm going to keep ? her," the woman kept muttering, while | Margaret redoubled her protests. In the morning, however, Daniel Spiro j marched his young wife and her find . to the Klir.abctli Street police station, ! and Margaret was given over to the j charge of Lieutenant Horrigan. The lieutenant quickly transferred her to | Patrolman Lee. Accounts differ as to who first thought of tlie re?l-hea?tod baby reported kid-1 napped from Brooklyn, hut Lieutenant1 Horrigan held .Mrs. Spiro and subjected her to a severe cross-examination, while i word was being sent to the- baby's par ents at 285 Fifteenth Street, Brooklyn. '. .'.1rs. Spiro insisted that she had; found the baby in the Canal Street sub? way station, of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit. Company, and upon the advice of a woman she encountered in the sta ?ion, had brought the baby at once to the police station. She gave her ad? dress as 86 Catharine Street, but when detectives reported that no such person was known at that address she became confused. Meantime, Mrs, Wilhelmina Murray arrived from Brooklyn and recognized Margaret as her child. "I'm so happy to have my baby back I don't care about anything else," she said, "I can sympathize with ?>Irs. Spiro. Never again, however, will I let my baby out of my sight." Mrs. Spiro was arraigned in the Ninth District Magistrate'.-; Court and held on a charge of kidnapping. She was sent to the Raymond Street jail to await trial on Monday. " A curious coincidence in the case is that Mrs. Spiro an?! Mrs. Murray used to be friends several years ago, when they both lived in the same apartment house. ? I : councils scattered all over the country ? and established by the Council of Na? tional Defence. j The Labor Department realizes that ; the problem implies a good deal more i than the conservation of irdustry in ! war time, and that it reaches out ! deeply into the life of the nation. It I is probable this phase of the matter i will require more definite assistance 'from tiie Council of National Defence in it3 country-wide organization than it yet has been called on 10 give. '?"he standards for women in industry are to be identical with those issued ! by General Crozier, as chief of ord? nance for women in government em I ploy, and are to follow the principles ! laid down by the War Labor Board. i General Crozier established for gov [ ernment women employes the eight ? hour clay, time and a half for over? time, no night work, a wage standard ? equal to that for men in the ?ame work, and he made provision for rest and lunch periods and rest rooms. On top of this, however, plans will have to be made for community nur? series and other facilities looking to? ward the conservation of children whose mothers are forced into employ? ment. This end of the problem is ex? pected to demand an entire programme by itself. Another of Hearst's Men Faces Prison Internment of Dr. Hanns Heinz Ewers, German Propagan? dist, Reported Ordered Another literary employe of William Randolph Hearst, Dr. Hanns H<tinz Ewers, who was arrested by agents of the Department of Justice on June 16 faces internment for the duration o? the war. Dr. Ewers is n well trained German propagandist who contributed many articles and stories to Hearst's defunct "Deutsches Journal." He wat brought to the New York Enemy Alier Bureau yesterday from the Mercei County jail at Trenton, where he wa.? being detained Tor examinutio'i bj Rufua W. Sprague, head of the bureau It is understood that his internment has been recommended and that he vil be sent to Camp Oglethorpe next week Ewers was president of the Societj of German Authors and a prolific writer of successful novels and short ftories which have been translated ?ntc many languages. He was born forty seven years ago at D?sseldorf, Rhein ish Prussia, and studied law and lit? erature at the universities of Berlin Geneva und Bonn. He was graduatec from Bonn University, where he hac obtained Cue degree of Doctor of Phil osophy, and served the Kinc of Prussi: for several years as a referendar, ai officer of the law without salarv. Hearst Gets Right To Show War Films Baker Says Contract Was Awarded Aftei* Competi? tive Bids WASHINGTON, July 12. Secretary Raker informed the House to-day that contracts for exhibiting in this country official film- showing activities of the American expeditionary "orces have been given the Hearst-Pathe service and that $5,000 is paid the government for 2,000 Ceet of film each wee!;. This amount is divided with the Allied na? tions. The contract was awarded on compet? itive bids, Mr. Baker said, and there is no monopoly on the use of the pictures, Decision Reserved In Hearst's Suit to Lift Mt. Vernon Bar WHITE PLAIN'S. July 12. Th action of the Star Publishing Compan to compel Mount Vernon to allow th sale of "The New York American" an "Evening Journal" in that city, care up before Justice J. AJdison Your to-day in the Supreme Court. Corporation Counsel J. Henry E.sse of Mount Vernon, representing the d fendant. Mayor Brush, appeared befo Justice Young and argued against tl justice sustaining a temi.orary injun tion which had been granted tl Hearst interests by Justice Leonard Giegerich, of Hie First Department New York, against Mount Vernon, that temporarily the injunction pr vails and the sale of papers continu? Counsel Esser argued the.' the qve tion vf the validity of the ordinan prohibiting the sale of papers in Mou Vernon was a question of law and n of equity, and cit?'d several soniewh similar cases. Ex-Judge Scott, of Scut, Gerard Bowers, or' New York, attorneys for t Sir.r company, opposed him, remarkl that "We are complaining of the i vaslon of our property rights and i against the enforcement of a law.' Justice Young asked that the t attorneys submit briefs on Monday. New Rochelle, and reserved deeisi as to whether he would uphold t temporary injunction granted by Ji tice Giegerich and himself grant standing injunction against the city Socialists Name Rose Pastor Stokes For Assembly Seat Woman Convicted of Anti War Talk Placed on Ticket for Tenth District Mrs. Rose Pastor Stokes, now out on bail pending an appeal from her sen? tence of ten years in the Federal peni? tentiary for violation of the espionage act, war nominated by the New York County local of the Socialist party yes? terday as its candidate for the Assem? bly in the 10th Assembly District. The approval of the nomination by the state committee is a foregone con? clusion, as at its recent convention ! held in the People's House several ! covert anti-war speeches were made ! and $205 was raised on the floor for the I. W. W.'s on trial in Chicago for al? leged violation of the espionage act. , This fund, raised after a glowing eu? logy of the indicted I. W. W.'s by Mor- I ris Hillquit, who presided, is only a small portion of the sum raised by the > Socialists throughout the state for the defence of the I. W. W.'s. Mrs. Stokes was the only woman nominated for the lower house. Two of her sax, however, were named for the Senate. The four Socialist Assem? blymen from Manhattan were renomi nated. The Assembly nominees are: Firnt District. Abraham Zucker; 2d District, Harry Rogoff; 3d District, Patrick Donohue; 4th District, William Knrlin, renominated; 6th District, El? mer Rosenberg, renominated; Stir Dis? trict, Louis Waldman, renominated; loth District, Rose Pastor Stokes, nom? ination to be approved by the state committee; 3 2th District, Alexander Trachtenberg; 13th District, E. J. Dut ton; 14th District, Charles Metz; I5th District, Louis Lichtschein; J 7th Dis? trict, August Claessens. renominated; 18th District, Henry Jager, subject to approval of state committee; 20th Dis? trict, Philip Randolph, subject to ap? proval of State Committee; 20th Dis? trict, Fred Gaa; 21st District, Chandler Owen, subject to approval of state committee. The Senatorial nominations are: 12th District. Max Margolies; 13th District, Art Young; 14th District, Samuel P. Kramer; 16th District, Bertha Maillv; 17th District, Jane Olcott. .-??. 80-Cent Gas Upheld By Court Decision Public Service Commission Cannot Change Rates Set by Statute (Special Dispatch to Th" Tribune) ALBANY, July 12? Only by an act of the Legislature can the people of New York City be forced to pay more than the present 60-eent rate for gas. This was determined to-day by the Court of Appeals in the case of the Municipal Gas Company of Albany, which .?ought to increase its present rate of $1 on the ground that the en? forced retention of that rate was con fiscatory. The company held that because of the increased co?t of labor and mate? rial the $1 rate did not give a proper return on it:' investment. The Public Service Commission denied the peti? tion, and its decision was upheld by the Appellate Division. When the ap? peal was taken to the Court of Appeals the Bronx Electric and Gas Company and oth?r gas corporations intervened, and to-day's decision was made to ap? ply to all gas rates fixed bv statute. Assistant Corporation Counsel Will? iam P. Burr, in the. argument before the Court of Appeal?, represented the interests of New York City. The Court of Appeals decided that the Public Service Commission law did not give the commissions the right to change rates fixed by statute and tiiat the Legislature intended to retain to itself the rate-making power beyond a certain point. The court held that the companies must seek relief in the Leg? islature. Train Kills I. R. T. Employe Arthur Johnson, of 133 Fifth Ave? nue, Brooklyn, a riveter employed by the Interborough Rapid Transit Com? pany, was struck and killed by a north? bound Third Avenue train as it en- . tercd the lOGth Street station yester? day. I ! Shoes and Ships And Sealing Wax Repeated History The headlines black to you and me Announce each day ?he newest news. Some show originality; | But some, alas, they use and use? We know election's coming, when HEARST INTENDS TO RUN AGAIN We'd not extend our lifetime spell, But Still, before we pass away, We'd like to say a long fareweil To certain heads that seem to stay. We number with these ancient friends - GREATEST GERMAN DRIVE IMPEiNDS. And we would like to see that time. Ere we forsake this mundane sphere, And take our feeble, foolish rhyme From here into the yesteryear. Some other head than that appris ! ?/-g RUSSIANS BEGIN A NEW UPRISING. Perhaps before our soul takes flicht We'll find when chilly fall draws nigh A sporting headline, new and bright, Instead of that which greets the eye i So often now to all our queries? GIANTS ARE BEATEN IN WORLD'S SERIES. ? (. a, In these days of financial stress it is p. genuine relief to approach a slot machine and discover that you still can buy something for a penny. * * * Sheriff Hudson Hurd, of New City, N. Y., is on the. trail of criminals. Any criminals will do, the Sheriff explains. There have been no crimes committed to his knowledge, but he hopes to find some miscreants just the same. Rockland County's reformation is causing Sheriff Hurd much worry. There is no one in the county jail. The grist mill stands idle and weeds are flourishing in the prison garden. If some one doesn't backslide pretty soon the county authorities will have to hire some prisoners. ? * ?,? Columbia's summer school is con- ! ducting tours of Chinatown this sea- ! son for the guileless souls from the Middle West who flock there seeking Knowledge and bowing acquaintance with the vice and squalor of a great city. Accordingly, Chinatown is preparing to look its worst, with true Celestial hospitality, so that the visitors may 1 net be disappointed. Wieldery of gim icts are marking brand new bullet holes in the woodwork, to lend simili? tude to the tales of tong wars that the lecturer will spin. Opium dens have hired more help to smoke Bull Durham with a vacuous expression, and the gas' light in "Death Alley" is turned down even lower than usual. Straus Refuses to Fight London on a Fusion Platform Tells Security League He Will Not Appeal for Jewish Support Oscar S. Straus announced yesterday that he would not be a fusion candi? date for Congress in the 12th District against Meyer London, Socialist mem? ber of Congress. The suggestion that Mr. Straus run on a fusion ticket was made by the Congressional campaign committee of the National Security League in letters to Challes F. Mur? phy, leader of Tammany Hall, and Sam? uel S. Koenig, the Remiblican leader of Manhattan. Mr. Straus's reason for declining the nomination was that if he ran in that district, where the voters are largely Jews, it would be in effect an appeal for support on sectarian grounds. That, added Mr. Straus, would be ab? horrent to his Americanism. He would accept a fusion nomination in his own district, the 17th, now -represented by John F. Carew, Democrat, or in a dis? trict where the vot,* was not largely Jewish, as in Meyer London's. Mr. Straus made his reply to the league's propo*-al in the following let? ter to Charles D. Orth, chairman of the league's Congressional campaign committee: "I stated some time ago that I would be willing to go to Congress and give whatever services my past experience in national and international matter-*, had qualified me for, provided I would ' receive the nomination not on partisan lines but on purely patriotic lines from both parties. I did this to discourage as far as I might the raising of parti ? san issues in the coming Congressional campaign and to postpone national pol . itics until after the winning of the war. While I am an enrolled Republi? can I am pro-Administration, and hope to remain so until the war is ended. "I live in the 17th Congress Dis? trict, and while I would prefer to run | there, I would run in another district, but not in the one you propose?where ! the voters are largely, if not predomi 1 i.antly, Jewish. For me to go outside I of my home district into a district i where a large, if not predominant, ele j ment of my coreligionists reside would i be ir, effeet an appeal for support on j sectarian grounds. This is so abhor ! rent to my Americanism that I would I under no circumstances accepi the i nomination. "If 1 should go to Congress under i the condition 1 have named I would 1 represent a constituency regardless of ! religion or party, and could and would ! be independent. I will either go that j way or not at all. In all my private . and public life 1 have always been an : American first and last, and I would : not run in a district where it could be properly said I was appealing to a , racial or religious class instead of to an electorate on purely patriotic grounds. "I am ".ot seeking the nomination for Contrress, but would be r.r!ad to accept it if given to me by both partie-, as above stated." What Is Going On To-day ONE MEAL WHP.ATI.ESS. CAMPAIGN FOR RED CROSS W*vrt NURSES WAR RAVINGS STAMP DRIVE. YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION CAMPAIGN FOP. OVERSEAS WORKERS. Free admisi?n :.. the American Museum of Natural History. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Zoological Park, Van Con lanilt Pur' Museum. American Museum of Safety un.I the Aquarium. Committee on Port an.I Terminal Fa III-.... of L'nlted State? Shipping Hoard Insp? Nev V.>ri. Harbor. Khaki an ?.- .'.-.- ce ..f the War Camp Community Service, Tlst Regiment Armor Pari Avenue and Thirty-fourth Street 7 '.Olli, Li Dliiin-i- of the American Designers" Associa? tion, Hotel Martinique, 8 p. m. Hearst Uses Police Band As Whitewash Music for Veterans at Mount Vernon Supplied 'Through" Editor Resolution Proposed To Spanish War Men Publisher's Agents Seek to Extol His Virtues as a Patriot Mount Vernon, N. Y., will be filled with music the first of next week, whe the United Spanish War Veterans ho'd their annual convention there July r 16 and 17. All of the taxpayers of the city of New York will contribute toward the salaries of the bandsmen?but if has been all fixed up so that all the credit and glory for the convention cot certs will go to one citizen alone?Will iam Randolph Hearst. In return for the professional ser. vices of the Police Band of New York City all that will be expected from th? Spanish War Veterans' convention ia a glowing coat of whitewash for William Randolph Hearst's newspapers and per. sonal Americanism. Police officials in charge of the Police Band said yesterday that the band was going to Mount Vernon at the request of a Mount Vernon citizen. But emis saries of W. R. Hearst have claim staked the entire credit for the band's services. What the Hearst Men Say The proposition, as usually confided to Spanish War Veterans by the Hearst men, is something like this: When the veterans originally asked city officials for the Police Band the request was denied both with emphasis and finality. But William Randolph Hearst heard about it. Mr. Hearst always has been a friend of the Spanish War Veterans. He got in touch with certain influences at City Hall, and the Police Band will report at Mount Vernon. The veterans of '98 will have Mr. Hearst to thank for their convention music, and no one else! After dwelling upon the details about the band the Hearst agents, who have been operating among the delegates ex? pected to attend the convention, next let it be known that there was a reso? lution regarding Hearst coming up be? fore that convention. This resolution, as outlined by Hearst workers in words less blunt, will extol Hearst's personal virtues be a patriot, give his newspapers a clean bill of health and soundly denounce all thosu who have been annoying Hearst of late. Think Resolution Will Pass Hearst emissaries have been very frank with the Spanish War Veterans. They acknowledge that they believe everything is all set for the conven? tion to pass the resolution unanimously. Why shouldn't the resolution be passed? They defy anybody to tell. Was not Hearst responsible for the ?Soldiers' und Sailors' Monument "::i Central Park ? At times Hearst workers, when ap? proaching Spanish War Veterans, hate given out the impression that William Randolph Hearst himself presented this monument. But at later moment' the Hearst men have conceded that Hearst newspapers only boosted the monument so strongly that practically all the credit for it belongs to Hearst Then the Hearst agents tell how Hearst gave his yacht to the govern? ment for naval use in 1898 However, as yet no claim has been made by Hearst men that the yacht participated in the engagement at Manila Bay. Will Cost Taxpayers $642 Lastly, according to the usual method of the Hearst workers,, the prospective delegates to Mount Vernon are once more reminded of the Police Band, the salary of which during a three-oV convention would be paid by New York taxpayers to the approximate estent of $642.80. - One Spanish War Veteran and he asserted he spoke for a large number of his comrades -predicted that tiie whitewash brush would not be wielded at the convention until after a scourm?t implement had properly prepared the subject for his whitening ablution. For strategical reason, this veteran desired to keep his identity hidden for tne present. "With my consent." he said, "n,0 Spanish War Veterans' convention wiii whitewash Hearst until after thescrub bing brush has scoured out the blotcn of the charge that Hearst newspapers justified the Lusitania sinking and ?* mutilation of the President's Memorial Day proclamation." Lakewood Citizens To Begin Campaign Against Hearst LAKEWOOD. X. J., July 12. - Citi? zens of this city only recently succeed? ed in inducing local 'newi-daler- to ?to? the sale of newspaper? printed in at German language. Now the c:tizer.= are getting ready to proceed in ref?srd to newspapers published by Willi?"1 Randolph Hearst. . Arthur R. Smock, pre.-ident of "if Smock Real Estate and insurance Agency, will lead the fight again? - Hearst papers. He was active in tne movement to exclude German papers. ^ Mr. Smock's plan jf campaign is n?J to ark the newsdalers to cease handling Hearst papers until after there,5f: be^n made ;: systematic canvass <" " , town to acquaint al] c tizens regarding the conduct of Hears! publ?cate5 since this country entered the 'var-. General Hospital So. 9 is m Lalt"; wood. It is expected to become one ^ the principal reconstruction hosp't? for American boys wounded in ^^ i Mr. Smock expects that the pre*fnce" this hospital will have a big effec * the campaign to exclude the n*ws?e pers which have worked to weaken - morale of Ihe Amsrican T>e0f'f' ?e whom the soldiers across the AU?'1 depend for support. , Bt Mr. Smock ha; ordered a sopp-7 ., the "1 Do No' Read Hearst P?P?n buttons. As the canvass of the r? is made one of these buttons ?'i i given to each citizen who. ?nn?.u"?. himself in favor of shunning H*?* papers. Britain Loaned 175 Million? WASHINGTON. July 12. Gt*.^,^\ Sin was granted to-day an ad a. ? credit of $175,000.000 by ?r'c,\"?, tj? Department, making the total 'o?"'^ her to date $3,345.000,000, ?nd^ toi il credit to the Allies, ** 690,000.