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wIT IIANAON HANNA MOODS N WOODS WOODSPROMOTIOI WOODSPROMOTIOIi PROMOTION PROMOTIOHIS
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HIS PRIEE llEAIt TO THE XHEiENATE XHEiENATEnr SEATHI SEAT SETATS
HI SENATOR SCOTT SCOTTIt
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b It Ii a Clear and Calm Review or the T Tr TeM TeMJ t tmony tl tlulony
J mony Taken by the Senate Commuteantl Commute Committeenll ConimItti
i antl nll L Leads di to the Firm Conclusion Thi ThiGen That ThatOm ThiI
I Om Gen en Wood U I Unfit for Artvanecmcn Artvanecmcni AdnoementWA8
I
i WABhiNarON WA8 tNOTiiN March 0 DTho The matter o oi of ofIho cr
r i 1 tho cotiflrmation of BrlgGen LeoriitWood Leonar LeonarWood LeoMrdWood
> Wood to be a MaJorQonerol was wa brought brougbup broughtup brougIS
S up In the Senate today In executive Bceslo Bcesloby 8C68lonby e6Ioby
by Mr Forakor Rep Ohio Gen Woods Wood1principal WoodsprlnolrX WoodprinoIpt1
principal champion on tho Committee o oH on onMilitary oMtI1tar
H Military MtI1tar Affairs AffairsMr AfTalriMr AiTnIrtMr
Mr Icott COtt Rep W Va who with Mr MrBlackburn MrBlackburn MrBlackbUrn
Blackburn Dem Ky dissents with th the themnjorb thmajoMy
1 majority of tho committee and opposes oppo th thconfirmation tho thoconflrrnatlon thL
L confirmation of Oen Oenood Ge Wood presented pre ntod th thprinted the theprinto thI
I printed < argument prepared by tho lot lotSenator late latemator latenatin
Senator mator Hanna against Woods confir oonflrj confirmCltlc confirmaUop
j matlon n This argument consists of thirty thirtytwo thlrtytwo thirtytwo
two printed pages pngS at and constitutes a brief brlelwhich briefhlohlt brieiwhich
which hlohlt It was Senator Hannas intontlo intontloto intentionto
to expand by speeches from day to da daon day dayon daon
on different phases of tho Wood case Th Thargument The Theargum Tbarguthnt
argument argum nt was wu WI read from tho desk and thi thiand tJlla tJllaand tiland
and the he reading of othor documents occu occupled occupied occuplod
pled trio die time of the Senate until adjourn adjournraont adJournmont adjournmont
mont montlIfrScott montMr raontMr
Mr lIfrScott Scott presented affidavits signed b bEdwin by byEdwin bEdwin
Edwin Warren Guyol Alexia EFryo E < ryo Georg GeorgReno GtorgeReno OeorgReno
Reno W lamcaslJro and an Georgo Eugene EugcncBryon Eugeney EugeneBIjBOn
y Bryson bearing bca thg on various phases of Gen GenWoods penWood CeoWoods
Woods administration of affairs in Cuba CubaLancashire Cuba CubaLancashtrowll8 Cubat
a Lancashire Lancashtrowll8 was aa accounting officer in Cuba Cubaand Cubnand Cubaand
t
and his hi affidavit describes dcscribesWoods sjWoods Woods account accountnt accountsat
at Santiago as tho worst tangled masa massever masaever I IeVtr
ever saW saWBryaon 8 8Bryaon S1 S1Bryaon
Bryaon a newspaper correspondent a aHavana at atf aHavana
Havana In his affidavit charges Gen Woo Woowith Woodwith Voowithgroeadecoption <
f with withgroeadecoption gross 8 deception Frye FryewhowasSupor FryewhowasSuporIntondent who was Super SuperIntondent SuperI
Intondent of Schools of Cuba on oath do donles doi dofloG
I i nles Secretary Roots testimony tl t1mony that hi hiFrye he heI h hFrye
Frye employed Incompetent or Immora Immorateachers Immoralteachers immorateachers
I I teachers Guyol In his affidavit says thai thaihe thnthe thaihe
he Is an American citizen and that he pub publisted pubI14hod pubUshod
listed the English Eng1t page of La Luch J at a Ha Havuna Havana Havana
vana during Gen Woods rfiglmo r almo that hi hiattacked ho hoattacked h hattacked
attacked CoL William BlockCniof Englneei Englneeiof
of Havana on Information furnished furnl hed b bGen by byOeD byOen
Gen Wood and was as threatened with arrest arrestby arrestby arrestby
by Cal Black and that ho h sought protection protectionfrom pretectlonfrom protectlozfrom
from Gen Wood who prevented Black Blaofefrom Blacktrom E1aofrom
from molesting him Guyol also crltlcisec crltlcisecGon crltlcisedOon czItIcIseOen
Gon Ixidlows administration on tuIormatiau mformiv mformivUon Info InfoU
Uon U n furnished by Gen Wood Renoi Renoiaffidavit Ranoaa1Ildavitdeals Bcnoaffidavit
affidavit a1Ildavitdeals deals with the BpHaire Benalrs episode episodeSenatorHannau eplsodoeeria episode8aboUaiini
SenatorHannau eeria oiJIaru as argument touches Hipot Hipottha upodtho iiporthe
the Rathbane oaso cuao tho conflict oon lot of verocitj verocitjbetween vemcltybetween veraoLt veraoLtbetween
between Gen Wood and many witnesses a athe at attbe al althe <
the Military Committees bearings the thiRondo theRuncla thBuncia
Rondo article in the North American Re Reri RetD Revit
tD vit ri w the Jai Alal matter tho Bellalrs opt episode eplBOde optBode ¬
BOde OenBrooksB B charges tho matter oi oiaccounts of ofaooounta o os000unta
accounts and the Oastanoda case Hh Hharraignment IThIarraignment firaaIpuzea
arraignment of Gen Wood In all those thosematters thcsomatters tho thonmtts
matters ia extremely emcly pointed and his con conclusion conoluslon conousIon ¬
clusion is 1 that thatGcn Gen Wood cannot be con confirmed confirmed confirmed ¬
firmed by the Senate In the light of the thetestimony 1etestimony theteBUIlOnT
testimony without at least recalling roooU1n bin binfrom himfrom hhrfrom
from the Philippines to be heard on oath Ir Irhis in inhIli Erhis
his own behalf behalfSenator bchaJSenator bcb1fSento
Senator HlUlMdoolArtJIJ Hanna declares that the thesworn thesworntestim swore sworetestimony sworetcsdrri
testimony tcsdrri yof of army rm7ofUcemesnnotbe officers cannot be waved wnvedaway WRvedaway wavedaway
away by the mere written statement ol olGen ofGen olGsa
Gen Wood who has not been he D placed under undeioath underoath undemth
oath Tho e argumentsays argumentsaysThe1 erg szgimentsaygtttinony nt ya yaThe
The testimony given before the com commltteo commlltoo comrnmittee
mltteo lias developed deve pod points to which n nanswer n9 n9answer nanswer
answer U attempted by Gen Wood In the thevarious t11evarioull thevarious
various communications oommunloa fonl submitted d by busprior him himprior himprior
prior to his departure dertl fori fq the Philippines Philippinesnor Phple
nor can Mn those t obmmflnfcoBpnsbe odmniilc lpbfbe accepted acceptedas act d das
as a a refutatiop rCutto refutaUoi of ttMtttnob Uykinn given 1ven by wit witnesses witaesses ¬
nesses nosef under the solemnity 81ty of on a oath oathTo Oth OthI oathTo
I To accept acpt thQm t as a I cantrcrversion d it roereIon rlon of sworn sworntestimony som somtUmony sworetestimony
testimony tUmony would owd f1 brand brd thosegiving glvlng ouch ouchtestimony sch schtMUmony suchtestImony
testimony no a unworthy unwort of ofceo credence credenceAmong credencer
r Among those tlOd who would oud be b thus thusbranded thu thusbranded
t branded brnded are men me in i the te military mJltr and ad naval navalservices navalI
I services aevc of the to United Unt States Btn It is impossi impossible lpl lplble ¬
ble to t dept dep the mere mee statement Btateent of Gen GenWood ConWood
J Wood mada mae prior to th his departure depue for tr the thePhilippines theI
5 I Philippines Phpin and ad covering covrg only on a I a part pr of ofthe ofi ofthe
i J the matters mt er at Issue Is en in preference pref ronc to this thissworn thissworn
evidence videnccSome
sworn
eVece eVeceBomo
11 Some of o the testimony tc ony given gven by bytese bytesewne those thosewitnesses thceewitnssara
witnesses wne has b cast 0 serious mlo reflection refetoD upon uponthe upn upnr uponthe
r i the te veracity verct of Con Oe Wood Wo and it would wouldappear wotddV oWd oWdapp
< V appear app that tt neither neit he nor the te Senate Senatewhich Soat Senatewhich
which h is I asked nke to confirm cnfr his appointmentshould appointment appointmentshould appintment appintmentsud
sud should rest re content cntet until ut he has b been b given givenopportunity give givenotuity
1 opportunity opruty to t disprove dlaprve specifically plcaly and andunder ands
i s under oath oat the te damagingetatefaents dmglgslteh ta made madeon mde mdeon
on t oath oh concerning cnolng his h conduct cndu The Thefactstowhich TheI Thefacts
I factstowhich ra facts to whlth hio attentionwill atetoh attention wlU l be called calledwould rle balledwould
would seem so to t make mk this tn necessary ne sssary and andthe andthe andj
j 1 the mand wu md honor hnor it itTho Itt ftt of the army ary would woud seem Be to t de demand de domand ¬
t t The Te Rathbono Rhbne case MIa Is discussed dlu at length lengthby let lengthby
by Mr M Hanna Ha He calls caatttn attention to the thetestimony thete thetestfmooyth
testimony te testfmooyth ytn tbot at Gen O Wood promised proms Im Immunity 10 immunity ¬
t munity mUty to t Reeves Rves on condition coltion that t he hewould heoud howoulc
would testify t teeUf against aat Rathbono Btbn Gen Genassertion Go Conc
i c Wo Wood oud tn h his sttement statement mes makes to the pltv positive positivet
t assertion that tt Rdevdswosnever RIwwJnve promised promisedanything premisedanything
rml
i anything Bero while whl Secretary BretRt BecretaryRoot Root in lb1 table his testi testimony tt testimony ¬
ayg mony mT before bofte the committee coIto said ed 1 Iapprove 1appre 1pprovo
appre approve of Gen O Wood Wo giving R Reevos evos Vllm Vllmmty > im immunity Emmunity ¬
munity mty If I he could culd get gvg testimony ttony against againsttho aant aantto aaimtthop1ncIpa1ffoedrstheothroonder
tho thop1ncIpa1ffoedrstheothroonder thop1ncIpa1ffoedrstheothroonderI principal offondws the to other offenders offendersSenator
to prn ov oeers oeersBnr
I t Senator Bnr Hanna HI o after aft showing showi that Gen GenWood ConC
I Wood Wo issued le orders orors admitting aitting ex ex paneevidence pane partsS e eevd
evidence evd ia the postal tl cases o qases points pint out outWoodd outWol outWoodA
te
S Woodd Wol action aoto In denying a newtrialto newtrialtoRathbbne ne new tll trial to toi toflathb
i Rathbbne R flathb 1bn ao nntil tUlthe the day deri daybfo before tho American Americanevacuation Americanevacuation ric
evacuation evatond And the refusal refl1 of the th latter latterto ltter lttert
to t accept apt a pardon from the Cuban Cbn author authcrfties authorties aUtorl aUtorlties
ties On the pron conflict confct of veracity veriy between betweenOen bten btenOon betweenI
I len Wood and d witnesses wlt at the to hearing hearingSenator borl
o
Senator Snator Banna la said saidSeveral sd sdSvl saidSeve
Several Svl Seve 1 witnesses win whose sworn state statementaHro statemento
mentaHro mettre not not to be lightly lghty impeached impeachedhave Impeohed Impeohedbv impeachedhave
have bv Intbeir 1 1helr testimony t lmony reflected neted directly directlyupon dtly dtlyupn dIectlytpon
upon the tiecelblty credibility and ad veracity verly of Gen GenWood Oe ConWood
Wo upn Wood Statements Rt Statementsrnadebyhirninvarlous Statementsrnadebyhirninvarlouscommunications entl mode re by byhhr him In i various variouscommunications
communications cmmunicatons are flatly fa ly disputed diput by bywitnesses byI
t I Q witnesses wltnMY testifying tUrytng Tinder nder oath and docu documents dou doumetevd documontaWyev1denoe ¬
ments metevd montaWyev1denoe evldenee no submitted submltt by others othersdUputO othor othersdIspulAs
dUputO dluWatClter statements made lde over ver his signa signature sig signaturo ¬
ture tureIn tre treI turoIn
I In supportof 1ippt 6f f Oils ti CntenUon contention the to brief briefpointto briefS
r S pointto point pp1 t to the th testimony teemonof of Commander CommanderLudarf Commde CommanderLuciarfYotmg
Ludarf LUeYotg LuciarfYotmg Young C E Fisher Fshe who whosre whoswore swore that thatGen thatGn thatI
fl I Gen Gn OonWoodbok8faiththh1xninarnatte Wfoodbrokefalth Woobrkfralth with t him h1 in I a matter1 matter1of mr
f 4 of importance and ad that he woukl woud not notbellevehlmon notbeUeThlm notbelleveblmon
bellevehlmon beUeThlm imPt on oath Alexis Al E Frye Fe who whotestified whoteetled whoi
i testified teetled to t Instances iStC1 of broken brktn faith fath and anduplicity ad adduplct andduplldty
uplicity duplct on the e part of Gen Wood Wo andI and andMajor
I Major Maor Runrfe Rude who ho ofAth flatty fltl t Uplital laptt r state statements state statemeats a ¬
r ments GonWil GonWilThe read rea to him hm J JThe from frm lettrs letters written wtn by byThe byr
Gn
The brief also refersito reflrsto tho charges by byI
al oh
I the late lte pen William Wiiam Ludlow Ludow that Wood Woodhad WooC Woodj
j S had h deliberately deUHortely disseminated dBmnated misinforma misinformation msnol ¬
f tion ton regarding readlngthe the administration amnstraton of the theformer thetormer theformer
former that tht Gen GanWod Wood wrote wrt an evasive evasiveand evasivec
c b and ad misleading msldng letter lottr and ad says sys that thlt eMve eMvead Gen GenWoodapp OenWoodap ConS ConWood
Wood red to have made
Woodapp apposred never neer t bav9 mae any anyanswer anyanswer
S answer aser to t these tl0 charges nor to have bTO asked askedfor askedfor
1 for a court1 cout of ino inquiry lry Senator Stnatr Hanna Hannathus HannatUII Hannathus le
thus tUII reforstothe ifetote inqr funds Rnel incident incidentBuncie inident inidentRucle incidenti
i Buncie Rucle la i aTretlred Trtr officer ofcr of the te United UnitedStates UnlU
States St Army Ay and hd d is 1 therefore thorfor amenable aronnabloto amnbl
to t army ay discipline d cpllne Ho states stat positively positivelyunder pslUvely positivelya
a under der oathfactt oath tfa fac and details dotal which hth make maker
r i It incumbent Ineibnt upon n Gen Gn Wood to do mae more morethan moroR
4 R than t thantbvrito to olf vrrife up mote mor letters lettr of explanation explanationS xplton xpltonnot
S not untler wlerolt oath We have hvo ho right right to as assume 8 assums ¬
sums lume that tt Lieut Runcie Hucle a graduate gBut of ofWest otWet ofweat
I West Wet Point Poit is guilty gU of gross perjury perju
As A the matter mattr stands std the sworn g statement statementof BUtmtnt BUtmtntof
of O MajorrRuncio MonRce is inotontrvertd Lsnot not controverted by byeither byflter byJ byor
J either flter the un tinsivora r staieroenU B ment of aGenWooC GenWood GenWoodIt
or by teE theteflLpoxr D dthftisflakcr dthftisflakcri tfWt Daker DakerU
i It appears1Trom m the 0 sworn swor teatlmohy teatlmohythat testiolT
that tat thenrticleIn teiarlcoln the apP articleIn question qUlton was wa the out outcome out outcome ¬
f come cme o of I a disounslon dleUslon at a certain cefn dinner dinnerbetween dier dierbt
j between bt ot Gen Wood Major Wor p Runeleahd Runeleahdf Runcle and
r r Mr Ir B B4mr f at t appears ap rs clearly c0rlv from frm the theof thetlt thev
v tlt tssUmoyof yofbth of both Baker Bker flakerand and Runclethat RunclethatBrookeXadminUtrauo nuncott
l durng during flakoVAitJy t In S SitJagothrowas SitJagothrowasf tn olerewl
f muO muob otfr otfrankatuie leh O ICt hriUismrbtOen lmrbf Oen
BrookeXadminUtrauo Drkefitt wndthat tat that Gen Gomh
h Wood Wo participated la i the t he pritkAsm Ltjoijm Ltjoijm91u4e I
91u4e Ruiv Re popate e tll testlffe llhaf Get t Wood WQd knew knewthat ke
that tht such sQh an a article was W Wbe t writtch wteh and andpublished andIJbUIMd andpubliahd
¼ published IJbUIMd He swears rwer thnt Gen Wood Woodunderstood Wod WodundertQdl Woodunderstqqd
understood undertQdl ttiaMho thu l tho article nrtele nrtic1ewou3d would ouhl b b be a arrlteismlbf urltd arttcism
rrlteismlbf rltd rttcism mbt of Con G t Brookes Brok l ndmlnUtratinn o mlnlMtrUnn
In tho itland I r and aI that thl he could < ule not avoid 11 avoidI4
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IF youre youre hungry h g9i almost almostanything almostanything most mostanyhing
anything tVeat to to eat t tastes tastesgood tastesgood tastestflk
anyhing tflk
good goodIf goodI goodIfyoure
If I Ifyoure youre not notnothing nothing does doesGOLD doesGOLD doesGOLD
GOLD LION LON Cocktailsmake Cocktails Cocktailsmake C ckail
make you hungry hungryGOLD hungr hungryGOLD
GOLD GOL LION Cocktails Cocktailsready Cocktais Cocktaisredy Cocktailsready
ready redy to ice never vary varyGOLD ar ry ryGOLD
GOLD LION CpckuUsSeven CpckuUsSevenkinds ocktitlevefl ocktitleveflklndiManhittafl n I Ikind
kinds klndiManhittafl Manhattan Pbnhatan Cotltal8ev Vermouth VcrmouthWhiskey VermouthWhlikey Verouth VerouthWhlky
Whiskey Whlky Martini Marini Tom Gin QlnDry olnDr GinDry
Dry Dr Qln olnand and the tb American AmericanOf AmericanOf AmericanOf
Of good go d wine wie merchants merchantsThe merch nts ntsThe
The Cook Ck B rntjalmer Bm Ier Co Coco CaCo <
co 10 understanding uncerltndlnJ It1 It Mr Baker Dak rH H itest t tcHt tcHtrnony < > st stmony
mony in lens 1t1 direct being hel g rather n aof denlrof denlr denlnlof
of recollection reoleton or knowled knolc knoivIeeOffnftstst knoivIeeOffnftststfled edffoctsIt e fntatHt Htl Htlfled
fled to by Runcie Uunle than a categorical catagorlcl dcnii dcniiof denlnl denlnlot den it itof
terl t
of the points pint at isnue iJneBut But hoadmitif bontthtt bontthttOen boadmlt8thrCon tin tinGen
Gen Wood was WI very frank frnk in his exprei expreislon expression exprcsion
sion of disagreement dlepr ment to certain certainthat rWn tliinu tliinutliat tinrH tinrHthlt
that thlt the administration adrnfstrat n Wen Brookei Brookeiwas Ilrool 1Jooke 1Jookevns < J JWI8
was WI8 doing and that as 1 the th general generl rr rrsuit rolult r rsuit
suit lult of his visit visit to tOhn Cuba hefoundthatG hefoundthatGWood 1 hofoundthatheWood roundthltOo
Wood was WI antagonistic antagoisto to o tho adminle adminletrntlon uim1idtrotion qmI
trntlon trntnn of ofOen Gen Brooke BrookeThis Brk Brkhls lirookeThis
This hls is confirmed confred by byOen Inn Woodn Wod otr otrstatoment 01 nirstatement
statement Itatmrnt in Gen Woods Wods loiter to Bake Bakeof fllr fllror Thikeof
of July 22 2 1003 103 that ho never professed professedas profC8
as you know kow to agree agr with wih the policy polQ a athat at atthlt athat
that thlt time tme in i force rore in Cuba iba ba but 1u a frnnldlnagreoment frnnl Cmnkdlfgrtment franidhagreoment
dlnagreoment dlfgrtment is a Very or cllflorent lferent propc propcsitlon proposition propcBition
sitlon from a covert attack attackTho atlc atlcho attnkTho
Tho ho testimony tesUlony of Witness Wlnoq Baker ap nppears appnm appears
pears to hove b len been < en given with th reluctance reluctanceand reuctao ritmtancand
and pnm with an apparent appnBnt dnslre dlslr to escape n nfor atar
a
for fa as l possible any ny implication Imlicatol of Clp partial partialpatlon partcl partclpalon iarticI iarticIpatlon
patlon poflble in n tho attaak at onGon oIIGn Brooke Tim ThaGen TimCon hat
Gen palon Wood Woo was interested in tho publicatioi publicatioiof publcntlof
of the article artclA hi iquston question is declared dtolarfd b bRuncto by bRunclo
Runcto Referring to the conversatioi conversatioil consersatiotbetwoon
th neStnn neStnnhetwon
l etwoon Runco hetwon > Oon 00 nferig Ion Wood Baker and aid himself himselfRuncio hinl8lt hinl8ltRunclo hiniseifUtincto
Runcio swears AWo1r It I was WI Inevitable Inovlable as th thresult the theresult threult
of tho conversation thtft tho
result comon1ton Mop Mopand cope copead cop copand
and ad purppflq of that article artclo miiPt mu t Indicate indlcntta
a severe sver purpR criticism crtclm of tho acts act of Gsri G9f Brook Brookut Droolleat Brookat
at Havana HavanaRuncio Havaa Havaanclo HavanaJiuncie
Runcio nclo also al swears sear that the artleli artleliwritten nrlle nrllewriten artklwritten
written by b him correctly orrctlv reflected releted thi thidiscussion the thedl tbdiscuesion
discussion writen dl cusRlon between twen Gen Wood ood Baker Bker am amlilmsolf and andhiml amhimself
himself himl and in i various nio parts pr of his test testmony t8t testirnony
mony asserts Irts Gen 001 Woods Wods laiowledj laiowledjof Imowll knowlodgof dge dgeof
of the preparation premton and ad anddisposttion disposition dlspiton of th thmanuscript tne tnemnUnpt tbrnanuscr1jt
manuscript mnUnpt Runcio further Cur her swears 8vars that thathe timIto
1 he told tld Gen Wood that he would wuld dcfonhimself dcfon detendbllf defomhimself <
himself before bCore any eourtmartial urtmatal tha thamight thatmJght thamight
might bllf be b summoned su oned and nd what whn wad Wmeant Wmeanttore mean meanthere meanthere
there was w that tt if i such A defense efenR bocnmi bocnminecessary bame bamenesar bocarmnecessary
necessary tore it might bring out facts fact tha thawould thatwould thawould
would nesar be b extremely I embarrassing embar slnp to Grn GrnWood OnWod Cm CmWood
Wood Wod Ho exre likewise Ikowl explained thnt thi thifacts the thefats thifacts
facts fats alluded to wore wer those thoR of Gen Wood Woodknowledge Woodiknowledge ooIs ooIskowlge
knowledge kowlge that tho article artclo was to be bewritten bewrttM bewritten
writtenAfter written writtenAfter
wrttM wrttMAtr After Atr an apparent clfqrt efqrt fo o Jovndo ovadodirect vado i idirect a adirect
direct admission adision of the fact Baker Bker statci statcithat statcstt stnteithat
that tt ho I knew kew that tt funds was WI to send him hlnan himan binan
an article arUco and that ho knew leew what the teno tenoof tenr tenrof tenoof
of the article would ould bo b He l states tt tha thahe thnt thnthe thabe
he supposes that tht the object oject or the Runeiiarticle nuncio nuncioarcle flunciarticle
article IUppC was wa that it would help Gen Wood Wooito Woodt Wooto
arcle to t have ha It understood udotoo that Gen Dn Brook Brookiwas Brookwas
was inefficient inemcl nt and this thl tt understanding understandingappears understandingapprs understandtniappease
appears to be reinforced rloroe byRuncios v1RucleB lette lettetransmitting let let te tetransmitting r rtrnitng
t
apprs transmitting trnitng the article nrtcle to Mr r faker BnkerThnt DnkerTat fakerThat
That Tat letter closes close to with the paragraph paragraphIt
It It t may be the beginning bgnning of oCa a better etttr nay ay foi foiWood for forWood foWood
Wood ns well wel as a Cuba Cb CubaWhen r rWhen
When the article arlclenftrt articlonfter after its publication publicationwas publcaton publcatonWI
was WI shown show to Gen Wood he expressed expressedneither e erpreeeeineither prMs
neither surprise slrbo nor indignation Indlgnton It np nppears npprs nppears
pears that he read some somooC of the passages o othem of oftho othe
prs the article and jaughd ov orthezn ortheznThe r them themThe themTe
The Te arcle true tre andlugho point Iotnt In this whole Kole incident Incent i inot Ii Iinot ii iinot
not whether whotherO Gent Gn Wood autiiorizetlor atthori or W1 W1it Iw Iwthis s sthis
this spocitlo arlcevonl artioleword < fQt fr wrdfor woedor fw fwIt s sit
it before bfor Rpio its It publication pubH Udn but whether he did diearticle didhavo didhave
have previou previous kowlege knowledge of or give aMent aMentt asaenito
to the preparation and publcton publication ot nn nnartcle inarticle
article t artcle criticising CrtcBln prpion the administration admltlstri n of hi hiThe hIe hIeluprlor blisuperior
superior ofcr otlicer Gn Gen Broke BrokeThe Brooke BrookeThe
luprlor The general gnerl denial written Tit en by Gen GenWood Gtn GtnWod ionood
Wood Wod ood may my be b taken as ni asnn on answer to tin tincharges thocharfO th thchargos
charges which ho knew would bo b formu formulated formulae formtilated ¬
charfO
lated lae but it I it cannot caot h b 1v accepted accept as 4 the therefutation thoreftton tberefutation
refutation of the testimony tetimony pi witnesses witnessessubsequently wltne8 witnesaeisubseiuontiy
subsequently sb6uontv reftton given under nn er the t th1enlnitotanoath eoTenmltV eoTenmltVof BT lrnl1 lrnl1or
of otanoath otanoathReferring an oath oathReferring onthIferng gen
Referring Iferng to the establishment etnhlshmcntln in Havana Havanaof Havanaof
of the gameknown gamknow as 8 theJoi heJa AlaUthe Alnthe > briel brielsays bf bfsay brielsays
says Itwould It would appear from the tborr record that thatthere ta tathere thatthere
say there was a appr suppression supprEllon of certain clln Im Important Imporant in inportant ¬
portant porant and material rnntrlal facts f ctS which were wereknown werelOl wereknown
known lOl to Gen Wood Woo but which he re refrained reo reofrlned reframed ¬
framed frlned from communicating cmunlcatnp to the te Secre Secretary Sre Sret Seaetar ¬
tary tar of War The testimony tetmony of > the tl Secre Secretary Secratary ¬
t tary of War clearly cearly demoMtrt ilomonstrated this thisUndoubtedly thinljndoubtodiy
Undoubtedly Undoubtly the Secretary Sretr based bU his evi evidence evidece cvidonco ¬
dence dece on the foots fat as 1 submitted submited to hind hindby hiz hizby
by Gen Wood orally oraly and in writing wriig Aftoi Aftoia Ater Aterrvew
a review of ofthe the testimony tetmony In tho Jai Ja Alalmatter Alal Alalmatter Alaimater
matter mater rvew Senator Sntor Hanna Hnna odds oddsTaking ad addsTaking
Taking into consideration cn idertion tho fact factabove flta fltaabo faetabove
above abo set t forth the thenum number r of o times thismtter this tliltmatter titirmatter
matter mtter was wa referred refer to Judge Ju Advocate AdvocateGeneral Adoelt AdoeltGeneral AdvocatGeneral
General Dudley Duley by Gen G Wood Woodntr Woodafter gl after Cot CblDudley CI CIDulCf CotDudley
Dudley DulCf had hn expressed exprS his opinion the an anparent ip ippne tip tipparent
parent pne withholding witholing of oT Important rm rtAt facts intoe in intno Into
toe submission of the case ca to tho War Do Dopartment Dnpartment Dopnrtment
partment to submon hi i connection conntcton with it the valuable valuablepresent auabl auablpre8nt aiuabl aiuablpresent
present pre8nt given to t Gen Woodby Wood by the tn Jai All AllCompany Al A ACompany
Company Cmpany as I admitted amlto wliich wh h was win s passedthrough pol passed passedthrough
through thruph the Cuban Cbnn custom custm house 10U8 free fro of ofduty ofduty oflUty
duty at the request reques of some one oqeontoCnm oqeontoCnmtha oneontho on the claim claimthatitwas claimthatltwas
thatitwas tha i a the te property preperEyttQen prpttYQrOe of Gen Wood WOO wncnwriy wncn wueni trienin
i in fa fact It WI was to the Yrpty popOrt wriy oi of uiwiT elth eithcriffan eithcriffanCo r 4 man manai ilany ilanyC
C Co or of te the In Jet AICornnyft Me ai Company it woul woulcertainly wouloertalnly oud oudoal
certainly appear qppearthit that tlt in inLho Uio tlonbno absence of an anexplanation nnexlaion anexplanation
explanation exlaion oal qpJar whatever wbter by Goti Ood Wood as 8 t this to toh tohis
his official offical acts in I the t1o premises prems wo o would wouldnot wolW wolWnot wouldno
h ac
not no bo justified jutf in confirming c conflrEnl j tnis t Ia ap appolntment nppointreent
polntment polntment1EOIIO n1ij
pitment pitmentNEGRO I INEGRO
NEGRO 3IRL flRL BLAMES L I snOSpiTA snOSpiTAWp nOSFITAL nOSFITALtnn HOS1fITAi HOS1fITAiWags
Wp Wags tnn County Cout Denies Dn That T She Mie he Was Wa Ev EvConnnrd En EnConfnf EyeConflned
Connnrd Confnf In I That Tl Inttltntton InttltnttonMary InUtnton InUtntonMar InUtntlonMary
Mary Mar hobbs Hbb a aslxteonyoar1oM aslreortd colored t10rl Woredgirl
girl 111 sick sk and a jcanying arx1ng a tWoYocks t t1oe3csid t1oe3csidbaby yo ld ldaby ldbay
gl a
baby was taken before hor MagistratoFuflong MagistratoFuflongi
wnte Jrlcng JrlcngIn
bay Msrta
In i the Gates Gat avenue avenue police ple courtBrooklyn courtBrooklynesterday courtnroklY cobrt Brooklyn Brooklynyesterday
yesterday te wherq she e told tld a story pry rof of cruel crueltreatment crUN crUNtrtntmmlt crueftretitmetit
yedy treatment trtntmmlt by wh the Kings KngsCnty County 1 3I6spitnl 3I6spitnlutborities JIospltalatbrltts Hospltalauthorities
authorities The tale so 1 Impreswd hnpr th thIllustrate the theMastt theMttgistzato
T t
atbrltts Illustrate that without wthout waitingtoInvest waitingtoInvestate wntrgtinveft
Mastt gat gate ate ho wrote wte a 0 letter 1e to tIr IJr M Ejtzgerold Ejtzgeroldlie Etzperad Etzperadthe tagerd tagerdthe
the lie superintendent in which wbcb he h beratcc beratccTheteirl letl beratiul beratiulthe
th the hospit hospital BprJntdent pph people rudly roundly C fer r their troaT troaTmentof trea treamont
mentof mont of the oman womanThe1rl omanThelnrllYIIthat
Theteirl ThelnrllYIIthat Bays saysthat that she Ihowtt wentto the hospital hospitalfew hOfpitnla
a t few e days prior to her confinement conent which whichcurrcd whicI whicIrocurred hlC
rocurred currcd tWOvTf Wo pqr ekaago ko Ae poon oiui tu a she sheas se seW shewas
our W was as able allo to t leave hen hel bed bd sheiBays sl sIo lnl sYBJ says < she shohat so sowa shewas
wa was dl8h discharged frm from hnhosplte aM tl tltbat told toldthat
hat there therowee was W no norogtfl > room toholit there thor for forhor her She Bt9iad Shebad he hehad
had thro no homo h mead norm aftd was a found fpud wandering wanderingbout wandln wandlnabut wanderingabout
abut bout the streets stl by the police pole of tho At Atantic Atltc AtLantlo
antic avcnu Rvtnue1taton Rvtnue1tatonAt avenuostation avenuostationAt tstatlon tstatlonAt
ltc At theEings the theanguntY Kings County Hospital spl last night nightlupt nl night3upt h hSupt
lupt Fitzgerald could cudno not n be b b seen fn but butce butne butroeofthehoesestafsaicft
roeofthehoesestafsaicft roeofthehoesestafsaicftSupt > ce of Fltzio the house hO ntaft fll lad ladSupt ald aldSupt <
Supt Fitzgerald FJI emld has hlnote notseenthe nthe letter letterrora letterfrom letterrrom
from rora MaglstrateFurlong MlltraFtlon It IMII Jtison is on Ills hi desk desklow dok doknow doskrow
low We have heard hed of the girls girs story storyt str
It t is not nottrt true She came bern el on Jan 15 16t 15at 15tt
at t 245 oclock oolok In the afternoon atrnon from frm ISM ISMDean 1535ean 155Den
Den Dean ean street strt She was expecting to give giveIrth givebirh giveIrth
birh Irth to a a child chid She Ble wn IrttlsteoV lllstd Plng onlcavih onlcavihhe on1oarinhe
the he hospital hORplalat at tho end enddf of a lwok aWeek < Week and nd did dido dl dlto
10 to o although the child ohld was notryet not born bornihe bor bornThe
She The went to a 0 store str half hslfR hsl n a block Iook away yt and andnked anduked
ukt nked for Corclothlnt clothini clothln Two offlders of offl ers of tho tholatbush thoFatbUh thelatbuaii
FatbUh latbush station lato found heir Mrsnd and brought broughtler brught brughther
her ler back bak here We took tok her in and kept keptler kepther keptwr
her ler until uni Jan J a 23 when she insisted IDIst on oneaving on111ng oneaving
111ng eaving stillwith Itm still with the child p ld undelivered undeliveredVe unde1ver
We have hve seen sen or heard hea nothing n tlini of her since sinceLEA lncePLEA ince incePL1M
PLEA LEA OFCOVJfTRY OJ OF COUNTRY COUNTRYHOTEL HOTEL MEN MENey 11 MENrltey EN ENTe
Te rltey ey Ask A1 for forPrmtllont Ppntiliitonjlo SeU Liquor IlqunrAUUNT LiquorIn qnor qnorIn
In NDLtenl NUeenaoTq NUeenaoTqALUANT Tlpm TlpmALAN
AUUNT ALAN Morch9 MAchIAnlnterUnghearlng MAchIAnlnterUnghearlngwna archAninterestIng Anlnteresting hearing hearingas
wna as had before btor the Senate Snte Taxation aoton axatlon and andhe ad adthe andho
the he Assembly Asrly eemby Excise alo coramlttees COJttfM today todayin
on in Senator SnatbL Daviss bill bi permitting Mrltng hotelsn hotels hotelsnintry hotelai
i n ndlCn ndlieenO tns twnn to tosCll sel Iquon lkjUors The ThoCuntr Thecunt17
Cuntr nintry Hotel Men Mens s Association olnlon was wa well wellpresented wel welleptoaentArd
rptset presented at the thehearing hearing htrng In favorof favor of tho thoill thobi theIll
bi ill and It was wa urged urge that tl if the simple simpleit simpleuoton simpleiuoation
iuoation uoton M t to whether oy5not it liquor lquor should shouldUvofthepebple Ihould Ihouldoeldwa shouldtoeoldwas
oeldwa toeoldwas slmtte milimitted tolvot toavotoof otot Uvofthepebple Uvofthepebplen of the nebplo peplea
Iin n the SSOnolleense SnoloMiHownfatl towhA1atle > d8tf800 t 180 of ofhem ofhem otI
I hem would old vote voe < to > permit prmt the saleof saleofIquor flle aio of oflquor ofLQuor
lquor lquorI Iquor IquorIt
I It I was W declared del that thl the te votes vot of those thotefho thOe thOewho thosethe
who favored favore some me kind kn ipf selling wore woreliftsipated worodlqlpte wornissipated
dlqlpte liftsipated in voting otng for fo pae orthe een rlo other othrour ot1r ot1rfour otherour
four our questions qeton usuallysubmitted WunU usually ubrn1ted bti on the theluestlon thequeUon theussUon
queUon luestlon Of f the thesaleofIjuors Bale 11e of i liquors in Il towns townsnd t townsrid Wfl WflIIa
nd as a result r0ult a minority minort tluor usually carriedbe carried carrlo carriIitetownfornolioeqse
IIa 1e be itetownfornolioeqse itetownfornolioeqseHeprasentatives town twfor for nollcenne IOlc t uu w
RepresenUtlyeai Rrnt4tyes ot > f th tha vAnti nt Saloon S SaloonMguo on i iicngue
Lgc icngue and the theot WomeAs omtsAthiHsthin te CKrl tHlttn tlan Tem Temnrnn Te Tenersnr
JfrnN nrnn ersnr TT Unlpno Unlnoppoeedtte I 1 t billand the thevii he hefvt
fvt vii n Hlne uunes tw aw toteIaagain ba were weretad
n tad o n pmncuSeatwf PliucWetot ealnwer the thediscuaslozi thediscuaslozisJ Ion
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FfRfiT FR T LIGHT LGHT OY O l IXTERESTIX IXTERESTIXTACTICS IVTEIIESTJNiTACTICS TEl STlla STllaTACTIOS
TACTICS 1 IN V LEGISLATION LEGISLATIONHitch LEGSLATIN LEGSLATINlich LEGISLATIONIllicit
Hitch lich a Little Llto Municipal JUntelpl Ownership Omerlhlp ni niOn UtOtt
On to R T I Uo nar Boards rrt Travel Tni Belli BelliMeasurrt R UcitiMeasures lef lefltalurf
Measures ltalurf and Then en See If the Leilili Leilililuro L51la L51laturo LcrisIilure
lure Will WU Paw P11 Em or the Oovernt OoverntMen anor anorfll GoernOSIn
for At Ati AuI
Men fll Km nlltmlon Million In It
I i Bint Drlmont Dlmont If I the 135 Answer U I Ni NiPersons NoPemons NiIeraons
Persons Interested Intertsted hi i seeing ltelng the Rapl RaplTransit napldTralslt RapiTransit
Transit Tralslt Commission CommllM receive roelvo from frm the te Log LogMature Lg LgIllnlure Le Lelalature
Mature Illnlure authority authoriy to t extend tho to amour amourIt amount amountIt
It can spend spnd for now subways in this tis clt cltthus cty ctylhM cltthus
thus securing eurlng additional additonal facilities fnlte by bynow byn n nn
Interested in th thnews tho thones thnews
now n trunk trnlc system wore wer intrt
news which came cao from Albany Allny yestcrda yestcrdathat yestray yestraytat ycaterdathat
that nes tat the Senate Snate Cities CItie Committee Cmmtt had d dcldod do docldod de decidod <
cldod to take the th three thr measures meUurB affect nffocling affectlng
ing rapid rpid transit trnelt now no before bfor It and lum lumthem lump lumplhem lumIliem
them In ono 010 bill billThose U UTos S
Those Tos who have hvo followed fo oed the to course cou c crapid of ofrpid Crapid
rapid rpid transit bills bU In the te Legislature Lglsltu con corfldently contdenty confidently
trlt
fldently tdenty predict prlct that this means me the t deal dealof dealS
S of all 01 rapid transit legislation 10gls1ton at a this act actJslon leS leSslon sccsion
Jslon slon In that case CI no more subways lubways wl wlbo wi wiin
bo b planned plnnod for or a year yo at least lent THE TIE Su Srtold Sutold SUN SUNtold
told on March Mar 1 that tt It was WI being blnc con corfldontly cn cnfdenUy conuidontly
fldontly fdenUy announced alnounc that the 110 rapid rpid transl translleginlatlon tranlit tranlitlegillton tranallegislation
legislation legillton now no pending pndig was wa to t be kille killein klll klllIn kiliciin
in the to Interests lntertB of one of the corporation corporationInterested oorrtol corporationinterested
Interested Itereatc In subway construction constructionTwo conetrcton conetrctonvo constructionTwo
Two vo of tho rapid transit trslt measures mcnaue whEel whlclutvo whEelkayo hlch hlchh8o
kayo h8o now II IV been benbefore before tho Senate Bnt com commlttoo commit cornmittee
mlttoo for a awok week are those thos drawn draw by th thRapid tho thoIplr thRapid
a
mit
Rapid Transit Commission CmmlBlon itself Islr On Onremove Ono OnoreI0O Onremoves
remove Iplr tho existing limit of 5000000 5000000wliicli 5000000which
which reI0O whicl the city 1ybnsptd exstlglmlt can spend for subways oni onigives ad adgives anigives
gives tho Board Boad of Estimate Etmate authority t tj t b bIssue <
Iluo Issue bonds In I its dlrotlon discretion for rpid rapid tr trim trimalt
st puroosos j The To other makes mke sora soracommission lome lomeminor somiminor
minor purpse changes > in the lw law udlr undOr whloh the thecommision ticcommission
commission commision cmngt ia now actingThe acting actingThe
i aUg aUgTe
The third measure meaBue does do not have tic thisanction thosa ticsanction
sanction Te of tho rapid transit board bod am amIs and andIs ainis
sa Is regarded regatlc tol unfavorably unCaorbly by most mot of thmemuein th tho thomemberl ticmembers <
members memberl although alhough the te Mayor and the thilliis theComptroller theComptroller
Comptroller favor BOm some of Its provsions provisions provisionsThis
This 111 bill b1 Is I the socaUod sonlo Elsberg Elabr Rapi RapiTransit Ipid IpidTransit RapkTransit
Transit bill which hich has had ha a curious cuou his hlifor his history
tor tory It Its bl dltinctve distinctive feat feature i is a prvision prvisionfor provlsior provlsiorfor
for municipal ownership oworhp and ad inunlcipa inunlcipaoperation munlclpaJoperation
operation municip of an independent subway rail railrond rai railroad
Indepndent
oprton road rod by tho city It was W8 drawn dr1 by ex exSenator exSnatr exSenator >
Senator John Ford at tho instigation InstgCllon ol olsomo ot otHomo olsome
Homo Snatr members member Joh For of the th Citizens Cltwns Union Unon anc anctho and andtho andthe
tho City Club who favor tho municipal municipaownership mucpal mucpalownerhip municipalownership
ownership ownerhip of all al railroads railods all nl gas gl plants plnts anc ancall and andCi andall
all other public publc utilities utilitiesTho uUlUt uUlUtThe utilities11to
Ci The Elsbcrg Ebrg bill bi was WI Introduced Intducd at Albari Al Albony AIby
bony by bari butt lt year but fulled fuled to pass the As Assiinuly A Assetabty
siinuly and excited exctd only onl a languid lgid interest interestEven Intft IntftEven InterestEveit
Even its it friends admitted adlted > a 0 tho to bill bi In Involving i Lnvolving ¬
volving such a 0 radical radicl departure deprtur in monte munici munlcIpal monteiltal <
i Ipal > al powers would bo b hard to t pass passTho passSlim
Slim 11 pwe bill bi reappeared reapprd several toeral p weeks wek ago agoSenator ngoSnator agoSenator
Senator Snator Elsberg Ebrg again agin standing Blding sponsor sponsoiforit sponsr sponsrforlt sponsorforit
forit It I has h since sinc been bn reposing r sig in the thecustody thecustody thecustody
custody of the Cities Olt Committee of theSenate the thoSelat theSenate
Selat Senate and no te hearings hcaring OmItt have been bn held bcklon bel heldon i ion
on it itTho i itTho
Tho bill separates sepnrate the construction cnstrcton ol ola ofa ata
a subway bi road rad from its It operation oprton and andmakes andmakes d dmaos
makes twenty years the to maximum mu term terrafor termfor termforwhich
maos for forwhich which whic a contract cntct for the toras roadsopera roadsoperaUonby roadsoperalion oper
Uonby ton lion b by brlvato rvato persons pern can cn be b entered enteredinto entr enteredinto
into Int Where flero no satisfactory Iatifacory private con contract oemtrct oontract ¬
tract trct can Ije made mne the bill bi authorizes autori the thecity ta tacty thecity
city to operate l the road rad from Crm the te start startIt s1rt startit
cty
It I permits prmiM the city cty to lot the te work in i Mo Motions seelions ¬
lions to different diferent contractors cntratrs and remover romoveethe rmoves rmovestha removerthe
ton the requirement requlemont that a 0 contractor contactr must musldeposit mut mutdepAit mustdeposit
depAit deposit 1000000 1100 cash ch as aa a guarantee gat that thaiho thatho thatho
ho will do what ho set setout out to t do doV doTe doThe
V The Te wi bills bila drawn drw by tho to Rapid Rpi Transll TransllCommission Trnit TrnitClon ThtnsitCommission
Commission Clon have hav been bn aimed aie solely solel at atgiving atgivig atgiving
giving givig tEn th Commission Cmlon power pwer to lay lyout lyoutI out outa outaseccnd
second a I send subway which whiO It cannot cnnot do now nowbecause nowbecuo nowbecause
because becuo it hasnt hont got the money A system systemsuch systemsuch
such as 1 that tblt proposed prpoe by the to Metropolitan Metropolitanor MetrpoUtan MetrpoUtanor
suc or the Belmont Belon interests Interet would woul require requirealmost rure rurealot requIrealmost
almost alot OH W large lrgo an outlay outly OR 1 has h8 been bn ox expended oxpededon oxpeuded ¬
pended pededon on enthe tho e present prnt system AYteTbe The cost costof Ct Ctof costof
of such such a ayntemAs ystemas tHe Metropolitan 1epUtapplo 1epUtapplohave people peoplehave pooplhave
have siiggost suggested flgg0t Yteml d would wotld cost co about 135000 SO
000 0 The Te Thocotamisalon commission has ha announced anounce that thatit tat tatIt thatit
it cant c nt do d o8on anything to t providemore prvie mor eob eobways snbways atibways
ways < till ti the anyig Legislature LgIslatu has passed passe the thebills 1ebiLq thebilLi
bills providing the money moneyThe moneyTe moneyThe
biLq te
The prvld two Iwo measures mCurC drwn drawn by the board boardwere boar boardwere
were ere Te introduced infrouce last week wek by 1y Senator SenatorWhite Sontor SontorWhite SenatorVhite
White and it was aa expected expeted that the com committee commlte cammitteei ¬
mittee mlte some Bme time this week wek would solicit solicitthe loUolt loUoltthe solicitthe
commission and others othersinterested otherslntereitod
the views views of the comision otem otemInttroitod
interested Inttroitod in tho situation sltuUon on both the themeasures themenur themeasures
measures menur and the Etsborg Elberg bill bi No suoh suohhearing authhearing
hearing horlng is scheduled scheduledThe ichoduledThe cheule cheuleI
I The operation of r a competing comptnl subway subwaynystem subwaysystem bway bwayIYltem
system IYltem opton suoh as R that which whic the th Metropoli Metropolitan Metropl ¬
tan Interests InteretR have offered ofred to bid on would wouldcost wouldcost
cost COt the BelmontMoDonald BelontMoDonCd Company Companyowners Copny Copnyownem Companyowners
owners of the present prfent subway so 10 expert experthave exper expertshave
have figured f ured not leas I than 1000000 100 a year yearIt yearit er erIt
It has ha tia been ben calculated clcult that tt the subway subwayand sUbwaynnd subwayand
and the elevated roads composing the theInterborough theJntorbnrough
elovate oomplng te teInterborugh
Interborough Interborugh system will m make at least leat
3500000 2500 a year from the time the present presentsubway proont proontsubwny prentsubwny
subwny is II opened until unti a 0 competing competng system systemactually systomJctly systemnctunhiy
actually Jctly begins b IO to run trains trin Every Evtr year yearthat yer yerthat yourthat
that competition competiton is delayed the Bclraont Bclraontcompany Belont Belontompany licknontcompany
company ompany wivesia fV01 a million milon dollars dollarsTno dollr dollarsThe
The Belmont Interests iterst proposed some sometime aom6tme sometime
time tme ago a plan pln for now subway prope lines lie but buttlioy butthoy butthoy
thoy were for extensions IxteMlons of the to present presentsystem prent prente presentsystem
system m rather rter than a new one The To Met Metropolitan Motrpoltn Metropolitan ¬
e ropolitan rpoltn plan pla providing prvidng for transfers trnsfcr all allover al allocr
over town to1nr for a nickel Is II believed bcleve to t meet meetthe met metthe meetthe
the views Iew of a 1 majority mjorty of the commis commissioners commlssloners ¬
sioners who want wnta a jiew ew system s m ol not do dewhich dondent dopendent
pendent ndent In any way on te the old nndupon nnduponwhich and upon uponWich
which Wich companies companiesWhile compiinienS bids bid could couldcompanies cld b be expected te from bth bthcmpnnle both bothcompiinien
S While Whie tho Belmont Btlot company ompany wants ant Its itaplan ItsIn Itsilan
plan ilan In adopted opte some me time tme it Is just at present presentengaged prMnt prMntengaged presentengaged
engaged In i tackling tcklng about abut all al the te work it itcan itcn itcan
can cn do and for that tat reason ronalao also desires dMr the thepostponement te tepoRtnomotof thepstponoment
postponement poRtnomotof of any subway Bby plans at t alt alLThe altThe AILre
The re Metropolitan Metrplm Interests Intr on the other otherhand oter oterhAnd otherhand
hand want wan to start sr on o a now nmstom system as assoon aRB assoon
soon B as a possible pllble and ad to t have hve it in I operation operationas o Uo
as 1 speedily spedly as may my be The Te Metropolitan Metropolitancompany Merlt Metropolitancompany
company compay therefore tberefor wants wt to see 0 thecom thecommissions te the cm cmmBlons corn cornmissions ¬
missions mBlons limit lmt on expenditure exndtr for subways subwaysraised Bbwl subwaysraised
raised and ad the te commissions commlsonl bills bil passed passecLNo passedNo a
No re rapidtransitlegislation rapid tst trazts1t leglflaton legislation for anybody aybT
is believed beled to bo the Belmont Belmontjrgrme BelmontjrgrmeTat Belmontprograrnme BelmontprograrnmeThat programme programmeThat
That Tat the EUberg Elbog bill bl would wu1d serve 8re an l an anadmirable anndmlrble ana
admirable Instrument to kill Mi i1
ndmlrble a Istrt t k I rapid rapidtransit rapidtrMlt rapidtransit
transit trMlt legislation legislton this year was wa a view viewwidely vIewIdly viewwidely
widely Idly taken taeb yesterday ytery It I was wa shared sharedamong shar sharedamong
among others otho by A A B Boardman oam counsel counselto cnll cnllto
to the Rapid Rpid Transit Tasit Commission CmmIBlon Mr MrBbnrdman MrB MrBardmhn
Bbnrdman B rmn sold Md that he had ha heard that thatthe thatthe
ht tat tatthe
the Senate committee had ha consolidated consolidatedthe onUdt
the Ue bills bila and that tht oomtt it was w a complete acomp11 surprise surpriseto srris
he to t made mde him j this An A to statement statementI sttmet sttmetI the te effect te this th1 would wld have havebe tve tvehe haehe
I should soul think tin thatIf that I anybody wanted wantedTho wantedto
fo het anT rpid rapid tast tmxisit legiSlation l1ton Jody wte ls lsM this thisycar
ycar M qt this would be a aod good wT way to do it it itThe
The To commission omS10n had norepreeentatlvnat norepreeentatlvnatAlbany nol reptn representative ttyt at atAlbClnYl atAlbany
Albany AlbClnYl and ad has b only just received rcive word ord of oftho ottbo ofthe
the action action on lf I the Elsberg EIberg bill bl becomes bm a alaw I alaw
lw law theentire thoontr e theoryof thorof theory of rapid transit tnsltl legis legislation legislation lA ¬
lton lation carded cardedDoes cardedDoce heretofore hertfor in l practice protc will wl be b dis discarded dl dIAcarded ¬
cae Doce the action actin taken k at a Albany AlnT favor favoreitherof favo favorritherof
eitherof the two twoontdingYoompIM twoontdingYoompIMMr oontendlngtoonirjanie oontendlngtoonirjanieMr
Mr Boardman Brman was asked askedThe aske askedThe
The action taken tken he replied reple 9s is in infavor infavor infavor
favor of that ono of tho te interested itrted parties partieswhich pat partieswhir
which does not desire legislaUonthis yearrimt year yearThat Ter TerTht
Tht That is AH far notdcelrlepltont oa l I will wi go You YOI can a guess guesswhich guesswhich
which one onett that Is for yourself yourselfIn yourl gC
In stating staUn his objections objetions to the te Eleberg Ebeg
bi hill Mr Boardman Drmn said sid that tt heretofore heretoforetho hertfor
the only cause olse for the te expenditure exedtr of the thecitys thecltys thenys
citys money in rapid transit trsit enterprises enterprisestvas iterpriscevas
waR that tht there ter should shol be obtained obtie eterrc in adianeo ad adranee adynnce
ranee a contractor controter who would givethe givethenecessary gtvethewcoMazy tl
nfry necessary bonds to Insure the to work being beingivoll beln belnweU beingwell
well done and would uld pay as a rentalthe rntl rental te the in interest intOft inerost ¬
py
tOft terest on tho bonds ondf and a sum Into the thelinking theilaking
ht 11
Ilklg linking fund to redeem them te at maturity
The city ho said rem was bound bud to t mtit acquire acquirehe aculr
he subway within wltin a space of time to yery yeryihort rer
Ihor ihort hortia in the tholite life le of ofa a great crt spo city and andwftit andwftitmy without withoutmy w 1ot 1otany
my expense oxpenot to itself itselfIf isel itselfIf
If I the law TAWls la to be bt changed oangedbr ohangeciby by the tbeE1 Els Elsjers Elserg
berg erg bill bi certain craln results rult all allnllc inimical to tho thoAt thenterests
Intertts nterests of the city will 1 folow follow Midha MidhaAt said he heAt
At present pre ont the work wrkaltbu workaithouMh although h nominally nominallyone nonaly
done one for the city Is really rol done by a a obn obnxpenses oinractorwhose
trctor ractorwhose whoo Intet interest it Is t to kepdan keepdon on ontrctor the the6Xp600 theixpemert
6Xp600 xpenses as much muc as a possible poble because Iue the thecntal te terentalhe theentalbebas
rentalhe cntal entalbebas he has hl to topayisbaaed nay 1s l based be onthocost onthocostThere on onthooostThere to cOtJ
There Tero are only onr py two to possible pOble bidders hld e for forny lor lornny ior iorny
nny ny subway on Jlanhdttan llnntt Island I1dIfthe I1dIfthecty If Itthe the
cty Jty were wer tor to spend 33000000 O for example examplen plel
on n thb thl construction btrcUon of ofa ofan a new n w subwayarid subwayaridrhen lubayara lubayarawhe subway arid
whe hen that subway sba was W completed complet those 10e two to
bidders entered enter Into int a combination combinaton that thatombmaUoh iat iatcombltUoh thatombinUoh
combltUoh ombmaUoh would would have the todty city by bythe bythetrt the theiroat theiroat
trt iroat Still Stl another aote great gt pbJecto objection would woulde woU w uld
b e the great temptation which would arise
te whl
eho1 iould gt the Elsberg tepton lb bill b pass es to Introduce tidntuo tbintroduceolitioe wm IntroduceolIUos ae aeeho1
PU I olIUos Into Dto subwnjr matters 1 Noon N No ens baa h
c
ofthlsye been ofthlsyeMr borahlo of beena1deichargothat able to clwrgo Qhnro > that tt there tur Is 1 anytrac anytracofthlsye Inytrce Inytrceof atitraeofthIaye S S
Mr tie Boardman expressed the thoopinlop opinion tha thathe Ui Uitho thathe
oxprOcd opihlol
the llr Rapid Brman pd TransIt Trlt Commlwilort CommLor togetheriwltl togetheriwltltheMnyornnd toeth togethbrwItitheMayorand rwlUi rwlUithe
should stand to together tonether
theMnyornnd the Mayor nnd Comptroller Cmptrle Comptroliorshould stnd
nether in opposition opPOlton to tho Elshorg Eberg hill bI am amhtefat and andI anitijgljtt
htefat I t upon the passage of the moosuro moosuroproposed moanurnpoposed
proposed pTOPOSO by tho 18110 commission ommlsalon Indepenaon Indepenaonof Indepcndonof
of 0 It It1A ItiA
1A A ItA man mn whohos whohl kept keptcl0tmckot closetrack of ropictransit rpid rpidt ropic rapktnsit
transit t nlt legislation l glltoo at Albany Abny Bald BaldIf eld eldI paidS paidthere
If there ther Is no legislation nt nil alUhore there cni cniI Cn cmb
I b S I with lolBlton tho Metropolitan n I Iyou Iyou
> B no contract ontfc wih Motropolln
1 which whlctmight whichlnlghtpfnndte whiolmight
you take a good piece of c fleglalaton legislation
yu might lnlghtpfnndte pass 0 and > tlo It on to a I bad bd piece pie co o oloHislatlgn ot otliglalatvn 0legislation
legislation which has ha many onomlos onomlO anr anrno and andnp anrno
liglalatvn
no clwnco topaiui topai then where hcrs tho chanoi chanoiof chaneeo
of o the ohnc good bill ol becoming bcominln a law If I yoi yoiwanted yotwanted OU OUwanted
wanted oth go to pafifla bill giving every everyone on <
1000 10 you wouldnt J bi Ixi very ver jlvlng likely lkely to tp tool toolon tck tckontolt tad tadon
on ontolt to It a bill bl providing prvlln that overyono OVerono who whcapcoptod whoa wheaccepted
accepted a a dollar would have to spend t ty a ayr ryear
pl 1 dollr Yet 8pn that thatabout thats thatsabut thateabout
y yr ar Irt In Sing Sing Sn would you Xpt
about abut what has ha happened Jappne in Albany Ablny II IIstrikes I iistrikes
strikes moCmptrole moa moaComptroller mo moComptroller
Comptroller Grout said sid ho ho thought tlwreportthat tic lhoporthat ticroporttliat
reportthat porthat Cmptrole the committee of otthe the Senate SennUhad Snat Senatehad
had hd decided deide to consolidate CMoldnto tho measure measurewaH mesurf mesurfWM nicUsUrOlwas
was WM premature prmtur although olhollh ho for ono favonxi favonxisuch IavOrOsuch
such a plan planThe S STue
pln plnThe
The commission cmmlMlon has hI never pxprcsswl pxprcsswlItself Ixprcll IxprcllIsolf expressixItself
Itself upon thoEUberH the Elaborg bill said sid MrvOrout MrvOroutut M Mr GrouL GrouLhut rout routJut
Isolf ElberI bi
hut Jut ut I upn believe 11 contains cntins some good goodreat goodreatu feat featurpfl featu
urpfl u ie Of I heleve am amlu lu favor of a compromise cmpromll bit bi bitembodying pilembodylnc
embodying r points from nil of tho threr threrbills threobila thr thrbills
polnl al
bills bila 8enat HeMtdr r White told me In Albiuiv Albiuiva AlbanvIMt Alhanmet
met wek week that hl ho would bcSld ho glad to see seeabi1i IO such suchai
a ai abi1i bill and Senator Elsberg fIAber promised ti tiBond to toBde tonnd
Bond Bde bi ine tho < ho draft drf of one Oh prom no I don donthink dot dotthink dont donttnink
think tho Belmont I lmont company is trying tring t tblock to toblokleglsllton toblocklegisistion <
block blokleglsllton blocklegisistion legislation Ive seen loen stories Btorl0 printed prlnuxto print printedto
to that pfffrct but I have seen len denlnlifrom denials denlnlsflmtho denialsfrm
from flmtho the rtit nolmont company with them themWhen themWhon themhezi
When hezi the Elsberg bill hi was wa up last yearIt year yeaiit yearit
it was WIS opposed op 08 by nearly nfarl all al the Tommanj TommanjBscmblymen TaWmaflYAssemblymen a many manyAJemblymenho
Assemblymen AJemblymenho Tho Republican Ucpublcan Club of ofthla vfthll ofthis
this thll city ut ameeting two weeks weks ago voted votodnot votednot oto
not to Indorse Indorle amelng it i although a1hou h John Ford Fordbilinrtvi Fordlbored Fordlabored
labored lbored hard Ilrd to get vflt the clubs cub indorse indorsemont Indorsement lndorsemont
mont montTha montThe
mentha The ha odvocattM advoalJ of the Elsborg Rl brl bill hi leavebeen have havebeen haveben
been ben spreading spread InK in town a report rport that Ooy GO GOOdol by byOdoll
Odoll wad wa opposed to the measure meaure It Itwas I Itwis
Odol opPoso
was given out lost Ilt year that tho bill bi had hadtho hadtho hailthe
a ot Yer
tho Governors hearty hPrty approval If I Coy OovOdel Go GoOdel CoyOdell
Odel has changed his mind and now die dislikes dlalke dielikes ¬
likes Odel the hl thl chnged bill an Its Is advocates say saythe saytheno a the theno theno
no lke rapid transit bi legislative scheme would wouldBoom wouldem wouldseem
1fslalCllvl
Boom em to bo bl in inl u fair way of going through throughTho throughswiming throughswimmingly
swimmingly I Irho
swiming The rwultof rPult result orhnt of that plan would bo that tha the thepublic thepubli thepublic
public publi will i have hve to walt for any system nystenithat HYltem HYltemthat systemthat
that will supplement slpplenlent tho present subway tmbwayat
at points wi yet ct unrenchetl Inrachtd and thatthe lid Helmont Belmont lidmoat
mont company which will wl begin to operate operatethis operatethis operatethis
this subway In a few months will wl make a amillion amiion amillion
million miion or two in every year rrlr that such n nsystem nsystem asystem
system is delayed delayedTRASIT delYtd delYtdTRA delayedTR4VSIT
TRASIT TRA SIT RILLS nILS CONSOLIDATED CONSOLIDATEDProcess COSOIID4TEDPOMS CONSOLLD4 TED TEDProcess
Process POMS In Albany lbln of Tacking on a Con Contested Contested n ¬ I It
tested t sr mil to Kill lil Good Ones OnesALBANY Onr OnrAnANY OnesAtnAY
ALBANY March 0 DMaor Mayor McClollan cClolan of ofNew otKew ofNew
New AnANY York city iy Insists that in any rapid rapidtransit rpld rpldtrnit ropidtransit
transit trnit legislation legisltion passed pased at this session sessionthere seion seionlher sessionthere
there lher shall shal haU bo b incorporated Incorprted a provision prollon that thatplans thntpln thatplane
plans pln and routes rout for all al future futr extensions of ofunderground orundergund ofunderground
underground railroads rairods on new D Inddpend Inddpenddent Indlpnd Indlpnddent inddpenddent
undergund
dent lines lies in inew Now York city cityand and tho amount amountto
to be expended I cd J theron thereon UA AM mut must I13 have Itlo the np npproval n rV rVproval
proval b expn of the Board Borc Jloar l of Estimate Estmato and tho thoMayor thoMayor theMayor
Mayor There Tere is i such a provision in luthj the thurapid therapid
rapid rpid transit tranit bill bi Introduced Introducd by Senator SenatorEUberg Sentor SentorElbrg SenatorElsberg
EUberg Elbrg nnd Assemblyman Asmblyan Newcomb Newemb but butthere butther butthere
there ther Is not such luch a provision prviion In the two tvobills twobil twobills
Transit Commission in introduced IntroduCd iretroduced ¬
bills of tho Rapid Ipld Tanit Cmmilsion
bil
troduced troduCd byScnator bySrt by Sezator r White and ad Assembly Assemblyman Assemblman ¬
man Burnett BurnettThe Buett BuettTe BurnettThe
The Te Senate t Cities Cl Committee Comt hue h taken takenthe tken tkent takenthe
the three bills bila and incorporated Incrrated them into intoone Intoone intoone
one t t and this thls composite omJio bill bi was ns reported reportedtoday reprtd reprtdtay reportedtoday
today tay to be b rpprintcd fprlntoand and recommitted recommittedThe rcnie
The Te members membnof of the Cities Committee Comltt out outside outsie outside ¬
side sie of Senator SMtorEllbrg ElUbcrg are ar not committed cammittedto
to t the consolidated conlWnt bill bi but agreed agred to report reportit rPrt rPrtIt
it it for printing printingIn S SIn
In tho prntng prntngIn Assembly ASmblr theBapld Transit T Tra nsit Com Commissions CommsaionB Cornmissions ¬
missions bills were referred to o the O Oitia OitiaCommitted 011 011Cmmt OititiCominitteto
ilferre
Committed msaionB Cmmt bUIWo and the tlt ElsbergNewcbmb lsherNefrd l r N Omh thb Mil Milto t1iito Il Ilto
to the t Ballroad Opjnmittce 09mlttee O f mmittce B Fulton FultonCutting FultenCutting
Cutting and Ind 11 Senator Snntr John Ford nrgu arg ed edbefore edbefore
cutng
before the Aiwqmtijy A1 mh RMlro Rfil Riljoad d Committee Committeethis
this bfor afternoon iln in favor fa vc of tho tc Elsberg Elsbergrapid Risbg RisbgNowcomb EisbergNowcomb
Nowcomb aflmo measure Mr Eord orl told how the therpid therapid
rapid rpid transit tlfit mORre bills his in in the th Sonnto rute nato had been beenconsolidated ber berconsolctod beenconsolidated
consolidated in one measure mfUr anti ald hUg suggested hUgget huggestqd ¬
gested consolctod a similar course in in th o Assembly AawmblyChairman A AssemblyChairman mblr mblrChairmn
get Chairman simiar Bedell COUI of the Ilailroad Illrlnc Com Committee Cmmlee Cornmltteo ¬
mittee Chairmn pointml Bedel out that his hlf committee cOnmlto did didnot didnot didnot
not mlee have polnto possession ot tat of nil al the rapid rpid transit transithills trnsit trnsithis transithills
hills In the pleslon Assembly ASmhlr1nd and suggested u glted that thatMr thatMr thatMt
his t
Mr Ford couldiboHtnceompUshhis cutbttnccmplth bil his purposeby purpose purposeby purposAby
by For introducing the Senate consolidated consolidatedFord cOMoldlt cOMoldltrnpld consolidatedrapid
rapid intrducng transit bi toil In the Assembly mbl This Mr MrFor MrFord
Ford promised to do doSenator donntr doSenator
For Senator promise White Whltohnlrran chairman of the Senate SenateCities Snnte SnnteCltol SenateCities
Cities nntr Committee in explaining tonight tonighthow tonighthow tonighthow
how Cltol the CmmltW rapid rpld transit trlltlt txriainlnl bills bIls wore consoli consolidated consol consolidated ¬
dated into one measure said141at said saidIjtst MidIt
Ijtst II t year ear ole mrWurt the ElsborRNowcomb Elbor Ncwcomh bill billpassed bi billpassed
passed the Senate but was killed kied In tho thoAssembly thoAlmbly theeAssembly
Assembly Almbly pao during the last lat days of the session sessionThe s8ion s8ionThe sessionThe
The members of tho committee cOlunlto recognize recognizBthat reognize reognizethat recognizethat
that thoro membm are some lomo good provisions in this thismeasure tlis tlismeaur tjiismeasure
measure especially one ole which providesfor providesfor
for meaur pipe e8paly galleries rlfs in tho tunnel That Thatwould Thutwoul Thatwould
would woul plp bring gl in I a big revenue reuuo to the ho city cityWe cityWe cityWe
We also recognize regniz that tht amendments amendmentsIn
In the te two bills blR I introduced Introducd for the Rapid BnpidTransit Rpl1 RapidTransit I Ilt
Transit lt Commission aro needed But it itwas itwa itwas
was wa also als thought that tnt more good nec o and needed neededamendments neede neededamendments I Iamendmts
amendments amendmts to t the Rapid J phl Transit Tallt law lawcould lw lawcould I
could be scoured If the three thr bills 1118 were wereembodied wereembied wereembodied I
coud embodied b in su ono Therefore it it was decided decidedto dcldtl
embied t to have hlvo all al of the Ul amendments Imendments printed prnt us usone 0 usonebIll
onebIll one bill and ad to let let Ujo contending Interests Interestspoint Intrt interestspoint
on point bi out which of these thenmcnmtntslhould thenmcnmtntslhouldbe theeeearncndmentashould theeeearncndmentashouldbe fe nmendmonts should shouldthrough
pint be be eliminated OtherwiE Otheralse Ifono if one bi bill wcnt wcntthrough ont ontthrough
through elminted In its It present shape fhal IhO thmio ho o who whoother whofavr wheravoi
favr ravoi It might mght fight Ilht the he pigo passage of the thBothe theother
other othe proposed rapid rnpldtrallt transit amendments amendmentsThe amedment
The committee propoo is to give this question questioncareful qUCtlon qUCtlonorful questioneareful
orful Te careful commite consideration with wih a view ow to doing dolncwhat doinght doin doinwhat
what ht Upbeat Ia cODldclton bet best for the city ciy and for rapid rapidFriends rpid rpidtit rapi rapitransit
transit transitFriends
tit titFrlend Friends Frlend of the ElsbergKowcomb RL borg oomb bill billare bi hiltare
are busy hustling hustlng around nround saying Mig that it itwould itwold itwould
wold ar would not prevent the Metropolitan Metrpltl Street StreetRailway Strt StrtR1ay StreetRailway
Railway interests IntrMI from frm bidding to con construct conetrct conttruct ¬
R1ay etrct struct and operate independent Ind rldent subway subwayIn eubwarl
In New York Senator Snatr White Whlo says sy there ther is isao Isno Iso
ao o thought of attacking attcking the subway Rbway pur purpesos
18 pesos rnnlhP tost o the Metrpolta Metropolitan 11r Mr Ford sid said saidrnnlhP
rtor the hearing on the tie Elsborg Ebrg bill billbefore ml mlbefore
before the te Senate Senat herg Cities CIU Committee Cmmite a week weelago wPk wPkO weekago
ago bo O I had t a long Interview iteriew with it Senatoilegislation Senator 8ar 8arWt SenatorWhite
White 5oonoernlug pending rpid rapid t transit transitlegislatitin I IIf
cncrlug pljdng
Wt legislation The Rapid Rpld 1 1slon Transit n t Commls Commlsslonbl Coinmisslon
slon slonbl If llon bills were wer unobjectionable unobJotonble to th thfriends the theriends
friends 6f 6 the EUborg Elbrl measure meur and I Istated so sostated 10 10e1t
fred stated to t Senator White It I was Rugtest Rugtestthen ARl suggested suggestedthen ted tedthen
then e1t that Snatr nil 81 three thr bills bi be b consolidated consolidatInto consolidatedInto
Into Int a single Rnglo bill bi and ad Senator Snntor White Whie re requested reque 1equested ¬
quested que ld that I do so soI 10 soI
I brought broght tat tho consolidated confoldtd bill bi with wih me moto met meto
to t Albany Ab nytis this morning moring and handed hand d it to toreported toBatr toSenator
Senator Whla White upon whose motion moton It Itrepr was wasreported
reported Batr to t th thfor te the upn Benae 8ennto Cilts Cities Committee Commlttlfor Committeefor
for repr reprinting and ad recommittal recommittalPaul Jmmi recommittalPaul tal
Paul rfrintng D Cravath counsel cou 1 for tho Met Metropolitan Metrpltln Metropohitan ¬
ropolitan Was VI present prant while hlt R Fulton FultonCutting Fultn FultnCtthg FultonCutting
rpltln
Cutting Ctthg was WI addressing addrSlng th tM < V Assembly AswrnblyRailroad AssemblyRailroad
Railroad Committee Cmmlte today in favor of ofthu
th Rlla thu he ElBbOrgNewcoinb bill bi Mr Ir Cravathasked Cravath Cravathasked Crvnth CrvnthMed
asked FbrgNewcomh a a very vry significant sl nlJcant question qucBton Ho Howanted 1 hiswanted
wanted wat Med to t know whether the bill hi permitted permittedconstruction prltId prltIdcntrction permittedcOnstruction
construction cntrction and operation operaton to t be b com combin comled cornbined
bined bin led d In a 1 single Ilglo corporation corporationmyself orprtlon orprtlonHe corporationS
S He Wa was a assured fured b Mr Cutng Cutting and nndJYIU andmyself
myself JYIU Bald Ed Senator Snator lord r rd tonight tnight that thntthe tlt tltth thatthe
the th Intent Intnt of tho bill bi was to t leavn to t theconstructing tho thoconstructing thoonstrctng
constructing onstrctng contractor ontratr tho same privilege privilegoto prlvlegl
to t bid for operation oprtton that any other ircrson ircrsonwould llrln llrlnwuld irsonwould
would wuld have haveAssistant hQvr hQvrAItant S
Assistant AItant Corporation Corprtnn Counwl COlfl Charles CharlesL Chlrl1
L City GY In defining djfnlnp the attitude Rtltude of this thfcNew thl thisNew
New York city it administration administrton toward towardUon towardr towardraFid
raFid r ld transit lralit 10glslntl01 legislatIon > sid PAid tonight tonightThe tnlpht
T The position oC th the cly city nmlnlstr administra administration
psition
Uon lon on the proposed prpMd rapid rpid transit trolt legisla legislation l leglelation jlell ¬
tion lon Is that In all future futu extensions extellOl1 of the theunderground th thurdrlund theunderground
underground urdrlund rapid transit tr lt system slttm flnnl flnnldetermination Onll Onlldterinaton finqidetermination
determination dterinaton of such questions quP Uol should bo boto belodged
lodged with the JoClrd Board of Etmato Estimate ad adth and andthe
the lodgd th Mayor lrar both a as tl toplans and the lolnt lolnttb amount amountto
to tb be expended exndd The To matter mattr Involves Involvesvast Involvs Involvsit involvesvast
vast it financial facIa Interests Intorst and should not bo boloft
loft lft for tool fa action nton to t any independent independentbody Indpendont Indpendontbdy independentbody
body bdy but should be b entrusted entrBod to t the chief chiefexecutive chlofnecUvt chIefeleoutivo
executive necUvt officers ofors of the city As to the thafther th6pU1r theptber
fther pU1r provisions of tho consolidated lldatld bill bi billI
povon
I 1 expect o to get gt Instructions Intcton from rrm the cityauthorities city citqaUthorities
authorities Ithorltol later laterIf latr latrU laterit
If Mayor aor McClollan McC1 has h his hl way ay the thawings theWings
wings wln s of the th Rapid Rpid Transit Tnit Commission CommissionWhinh Cm1lon Cm1lonwhh Commissiontehich
Whinh whh has exercised xrld Independent pndnt powers powersrapid powerssince
eino since 162 1592 wIll W b be chipped ad DO snore snorerapId
rapid raid transit roads rId opJd can o oarbo be b built bui exount exountwith exopt exoptt
with tLh t the approval lpprTota of ottr ctt officials omolal A
PRESIDENTMMBBSBHPJBD BI tO tOp tOlElERAL
OTiS I IFEDERAL p
FEDERAL lElERAL RAtflC DANXIjS AWKIItS aA8 ANOTBlE ANOTBlESET ANOTIflJSET
SET OF OFFICERS OFFICERSThe
The e Auditor Audior 1iadl Made Csshi Cashier Cller ranlC Bank Dn Ha Han DuDttn Hifleen
n Dttn fleen cn Advertising AdtUllns Aifotlon A 6io Sale siH sltS o oOriental Df DfOriental 0Oriental
Oriental Hugs UUeljrIftnIng LttrIIlnl a Stool Stoelor Stoolof
or f Largo Wie Dimensions D nsl n Accessible Accessiblev A Ac 8lbe 8lbet satble
5 S v t 5 5David 1 1David v vDavid
David Rothschild Rlhchld who sometimes Bometmo TOO TOOommenda r rommends roeominends
ommenda persons pe nl na who are badly bdly In neet neeeo neetot
ot o money to t tho Globe Goho Security Serty Company Companywhere Compnr Compnrwhere Companywhere
where they Uio cad Crbrow borrow what w at thoy thotwont wnnt a t
72 per cent ft yW year er more or lees IC eepa eeparated sep separated
rated 7 pei himself from frm tho presidency pfldenoy of thi thiFoderhl tie tieFeeml tbFedeml
rte
Foderhl Feeml Bank yesterday y trd yTho The details delUs detjsiie o otho 6 6the
the thoBejlamtor separation are ar yetto yet tq be made mde publicThis public publicThis publc publcThis
This much is known knOn to thae have happened happenedWlllhm hnppe happeiicdWihtFem odi odiWI
Wlllhm WI hmM M Woods Woo who ho lives 1hC at 23 2SjD 2SjDotur 234 Do Docatur IDecatur
catur otur street trot Brooklyn and who w ho from 190 190until 101 101unt 100until
until about abut ft 1 month ago ngo was as tho viceprosl viceprosldent vicpri vicprident vicepresident
dent unt ot thin Central Cnt I National NatoMr Batik lak arik am amRobert antItobert nd ndRber
Robert A Doollttle at ono on time tme a cleft clerlIn clekIn cleftin
Rber Dooltte
In the Importers Importer hnd Traders Tr or National Nationaltillttlo Na Nationalallttle t nal nalt
tillttlo later ltr Uio cashier cshier of the Sluyvesnn SluyvesnnHeights StuYMn StuYMnJelgh1 tuyvEsdn tuyvEsdnheights
Heights t Jelgh1 l1o Bank Dnk In IrBrookliof Brooklyn of which hlcrr hlcrrWoodaia Mr MrWoods MrWoods
Woods Woodaia Is a 0 director dlreotr andfor the hat ei eior s sor
or eight mbnthsthn montt mentha the ntiditor ntidierpt uior of i thoFedora thoFedoraBank tbe thoFodirmhank Feel FeelDnk
Bank Dnk hare according ncrdln to the to announce announcemont announc announcemont
mont made mde by Mr Woods Wooa yesterday yeetray after afternoon nfternoa afternoon
noon noa secured leurcontrol control of tho Federal FederalMr Federl FederlJr FederalMr
Mr Wopdss oodaa announcement announcom nt did not say sayfrom IY IYfrem sayfrom
from Jr whdm ldm he nnd Mr rDolttlo Doolitile acqutrec acqutrectho tCulred tCulredtho
tho controlling controlig Interest Interst It I has hi been bn genemily gen genorally genaly
orally aly supposed ruppos however that David DavidRothsihlld Davd DavdflhshUd DavidRothshiid
Rothsihlld flhshUd and his coterie controlled cntrole the thebank tbebank thebank
bank Rothschild Rothschidnd and the h other offloen offloenof
of the bank resigned r0lgned yesterday afternoon afternoonand aftrnon aftrnonand aftrnoonand
and Mr Woods Wood waselected was 1 eleted elected president piesldtlt and andMr afldMr d dMr
Mr Doollttle DoolttlocMhler DoolttlocMhlerMr cashier cashierMr cashierMr
Mr Woods was WI for for several ° years ears the thecredit thocreit thecredit
credit creit man In tho Importers Impft Impcnt r rs and Traders TradersFroro Tader TradersFrom
From thorn thor ho went to the Citizens Cit1enA Na National Nato Nationni ¬
tional to ll as cashier cahier In 1001 101 ho became vice vicepresident vlc vlcproldcnt vicepresident
president proldcnt of the Central National NationalWhen NationalWhen Natoni
When arrangements arnngcrcnt for the consolidation consolidationof cntoldaton cntoldatonof
of the Citizens Cltzons National and the Central CentralNational CentralNational CentralNational
National wore made about a month ago agoMr agoMr agoMr
Mr Woods Wood resigned reiged the viceprcildoncy viceprcildoncyof vcepreiidncy vcepreiidncyof
of the latter lattr bank bankBesides bak bakBesides bankBesides
Besides his connection connecton with the Central CentralNational CofltralNational Certral CertralNational
National and the Stuyvesant Heights HeightsBank HeightsBak1r HeightsBank
Bank Bak1r Mr Woods Wod is I a director dlrectorot of tho Copper CopperExchange Cqper CqperEculge CqoporExchange
Exchange Eculge Bank at 20 Avenue A AThe AThe AThe
The Federal Bank Dnk has an EastSide EtBide branch branchat brch brchIt
at It Grand and Orchard Orhn streets etret of whichLouis which whichLouis hlohLuls
Louis Luls Haaso Hao at one oetime time if not now thepresident the thepresident thepresident
president of tho Globe Gobe Security Sulty Company Companyis Cmpy CmpyII
is II the manager maager At least he was wahe waathe the manager managera mager magera i iUndjr
a few days ago agoUnder agoUnder
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Under Undjr the Rothschild Rothshid management mna manag ment mcnt the theFederal te teF theFdcrai
Federal F dcral Bank has h boon bn advertising ad In Bey Beyera IV IVeral 6evoral
oral era cities auction aucton sales es of rugs One of oftheso ofthes ofthese
these thes ctie gales II opened ln ltho the Nixon rug Theatre TheatreBuilding Tbttre TbttreDuldlg TheatreBuilding
Building Ptltsburg Ptsburg one on March frh 1 The Tcat4 Tcat4logue cata catalogue cat catlogue ¬
logue Duldlg contained the following foloig latter latterDEPOSITOR lter lterDIOSITRY letterDaroaxTony
DEPOSITOR DIOSITRY or TOE mi CITY CT1O Or orr1zwYos IWYOIZ W YOKK TUB TUBFKDKIUL T mFZDXRA
FKDKIUL PJDIRJr tumr lAI or N NIW Naw r YORK YORKWo Youw Yoftaire
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w New lray YOU YORE Yeas Feb 24 241904 241904Mrnrs 1904 1904Mnirt 1mJ
Mnirt A t Ltggate d 4 Son SO PlUst PIUbur > wPa wPaGENTLEMEN II PS PSGENTLEMaN
J GENTLEMEN You are bereby authorize allbord a to tooner togu tootter
ar
otter GIHrIE at public auction the tee entire I stock ot Oriental Orientalrun Orientalwee tJ tJ6tork
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run wee aa gu carpets e Inventory e valua 34000 wnlcn wnlcnwhich wieletistork
stork I to be sold In order to pay the avace avacewblcb advanrea advanreawhich
which we made on toe same Yours O fJ truly trulyTile
Tile Federaj iMnhl of New YtO fork forkfl k kn
n 1 ItoTUBCUIU UOTUSCUII leB Pieildent PealdeaiThe PieildentThe Ptdent PtdentTe
The Te advertisement ad erUsemcnt ot thesale tesale In a Pitts Pittsburg Pitt Pittaburg
burg pap paper < r described dColb the te goods POodl as 18 genu genuine genuie germlee ¬
lee ie rare rr pPr Oriental Orientl rugs rugs and an Mid snidThe MidThebk saidThe
The biuk loan Mn W piy freight and dujjf dujjfwas d duywas
was Thebk a mere trifle Irile compared J 1t to th8valueor th8valueorthe the value alueef alueefthe 1 0 0the
the goods coodsFrom goodsFrom Iod IodFrom
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From tho fact that tl atsll sale sales under uder the name namegeneral Ime Imenerll samegeneral
general nerll order were troconduco conducted m in several severaldifferent evraldifferent
different cities cte it was WI natural Ilturl tolnfor tlnCer to Infer that thatthe tat tatthe thatthee
the stock of rugs which whic the bankhad bnhad on onIts onIt onits
Its hands mUst mut have been be quite qute Oaree Jr In InYork InRulr inquiry
It hnds
Rulr quiry deelope developed te the fact act tnt that Oe OeIork thO N v v1ork
York heAdquartere 6f btlebks the thebAnksrugs banks rugs rgs or orears orrather orrather
rather heCter thehoadqUaters otthorn of thoman whosays who whoa
ears a ho thelBdqW had h the general R nenU r management matOet ofthe ofthesales ote otesle othesales
sales is at 258 58 Fourth avenue which hlc Is Istho Isthe isthe
sle the place plao 1 of business bino1 of the Oriental Orientl Import Importing Impor Importbig ¬
ing Company This company Is I manascdaccording manascd mnagxiticcordiog
according to totho tho understanding und r1ndlng of ofnt lnl8p at lt least leastone 1e bOatone t ton
by accrclg one on Max firm Grabb GrabbIn GrabbIn Grabbin with wih which whic whithEr It has done business businessby bUIQ bUIQbr busIi busIiby <
In speaking of the Federal Freral Banks nksrugs nksrugsCteraY rugs rugsyesterday rugsyesterday
yesterday a man who whosaiclhowasthieman whosaiclhowasthiemantiger said sid ho was a the man manncer mnnger
tiger ger CteraY of the Federal FoemlDnk Banks rug r sales BnlD said saidis sid sidYoUSl saidYolisco
YoUSl Yolisco Ule tliepresident prrldlnt ohl ofthe FlorlBlk FlorlBlkII Fedcra1atek Fedcra1atekiq
is II a I pert pelQnl perenal nai frit fritadvanced friend of mne mine The bnk bnka bank bankadvanced
advanced a a considerable COllremblA sum of money moneyto to acouple a acouple aCOlplo
couple COlplo lnc of Armenians ArenaO I think tllnk they thbywere thbywerevho were werewho werewho
who intended Intn to open a rug rg storo here hereTho hereThey hereThey
They had to ar have money to pay the tha fright frightnd freight freightand
and nd rltlM deities on the ltock stock tev they ImpQro imrted imrtedThe
The Federal Feeral Bank Bnk advanced advnc It The T im importers im imporem anporters ¬
porters couldnt culdnt pay when hen the loancame loancamedue lon loari cme cmeCle came camedue
due porem so there thtre wan pay nothing forthe bank bk to t do dobut dobut dohut
Cle but take 10 the stock RtoCk It I is that stock X I have havebeen hve hvebtn havebeensehhlng
been btn beensehhlng selling reJn We Wehave have many may manymore more rigs 1g in ina Ina lita
a warehouse downtown which wo 0 bring bringhero hrlnghero bringhero
hero as n q we need nee them or send elsewhere elewhcrG to tobe tobe tdbesold
be besold besoldIt sold soldIt HoldIt
It cold cnld not Ixs learned Itame that tho unfor unfortunate tmfortunate mfortuateArmenlnn ¬
tunate tuateArmenlnn Armenian Importers Importeralead had ha ever eye boon boonrecommended b beenrecommended
recommended rfmmendi by Imprter Rothschild Rthhlc to theGlobe theGlobeSecurity th the Uob h1obo h1oboSecurity
Security 8crity Company Comp3 as 1 0 W Wlunr Munrosay Munrosayhewas Munresayalee < sy
hewas h lee WII was when ho applied apple to the bonk bnk for a aloan nloan aloan
loan loanAt loanAt
loanu At the southeast corner cmer of J Nineteenth Nineteenthstreet Thjieteenthstreet inetenth inetenthstret
stret street and Fourth avenue a blockbelow blockbelowin blolbelow blolbelowth block be1ow be1owthe
th the headquarters hlAdquarte of tho tha Orient Oriental IIPrtlng IIPrtlngCmpany Importing ImportingCompany
Company Is the place of bUis buaineaaof A AM k kM
M Cmpany Karagheusla staragheuslan p1 among the InrgeEdcaler largestdealers largestdealersin
i in Oriental OrimtI rags r In amonp New York Yor Aperson Apersonconnected A porson porsonconnected n nconnot
connot connected with wil the te houseof houeoKrapeUla Karagheusian Karagheusianhad
had this to say About Max Grabb GrabbGrabh GrabbGrabb GrabbGrahh
Grabh says IY9 ho Is selling lng rgsor rugslor tho thoFederal thoFeerl theFederal
Feerl Federal Bank He hoshad hnsbadealpsinvarloua hnsbadealpsinvarlouaitire salpSlaTarlous salpSlaTarlouscities nrlou
ctlfR cities itire > 1 do not think thik hnbaMIi ho hema sands money monayIn mOM mOMIn
In Cincinnati Cinolnnat or PiUsburg Pltbug The Te TheFederal TheFederalRank F Felral FelralBak oeral oeralBank
Bak Bank imUlthv must musthave have had ha a largoetook lar t to have havao hve
1 50 o many my sales sle 11 11dvanoed I think thinkqrabb Qrab fd said t t b bank bankadvanoed
advaod dvanoed flomethln flomethlnut fomethlng something lke like SOMayb SO000r Maybe Maybebut
but ut fonthese rorthes soles Mlt Orbo Grabb Grabuihas has hl bodght bllht many t1181 manyrugs
rugs 11 gs of us May Mavbtl bo he nine out outof of eizM siaseluit eizMnit sh fII8 fII8but
but nit I ehoujd sh uq think thwkthe the bank would like likehat lillethat likethat
that unless it is gouig pQlugto goingtostay4ntuie toslayintho tay inthe > rug mghllRlnn rugainnn
hllRlnn ainnn I
Mnybo it is I dont know If Ifyou you u have havea
a rug you bought at one of those tb loll ilnlQand solos solosand snlesand
and wont wanta a mate matetoityou to tolt < ityou you cangefc canetibere canetibereOr ibherex ibherexOr IbbereiOr
Or If you Oll prefer you can order ordn or r it from fromGrabh fromGmbh rota rotaGrabh
Grabh He He111 will getlthfre gEtJt hrreIltbinkt IimnJfvYov IimnJfvYovcan y ycan
can deal with him or deal with va vaWashington laWnabington usWashington
Washington Newark N N5 J and Brooklyn Brook rQoklyn Bmoklyn ¬
lyn are some some of the cities thafchavebeen thafchavebeenfavored tbaJ1Mvobeenfavored thatsbavebeenfavored
favored with Federal BankruRnales BankruRnalesOnce
Once upon a time David Rothnehlld Roth hl1du hl1duIn was wasIn wasIn
In the tumltureandilxturebmiDe fumirureand fixture buEtnesalnCin buEtnesalnCincinnatiHis aInCin aInCinclnnatl Cia Ciacinnati ¬
cinnatiHis clnnatl His firm failed Therroeta Therroeta1I They Thero reestab reestabman stab stabhislied
1I hislied 11ed t1 themselves In Now Yo York Bda bled a fire fitoand fireand
and failed Then he paid Wuuam Wuuamman Wtillani Kiss Kissama
man t Cos bill for the balance duo themon them themon themon
on their contract for fitting upbe up1ebeooes up1ebeooesof offices officesof offioeaof
of the Globe Security Company Then he hebecame hebecame bebecame
became president of the Federal Bonk BankBefore BonkBttforo DankB
Before B tore his bank lent moneyto rug Im Importers Importers Emporters ¬
porters It la not known thaihe ever had hadany badAny hadany
any experience In the rug business bUtllneBKow bUtllneBKowthat Now Nowthat Nowthat
that he is no longer a bank president p ldent maybe maybehe
he will find an opening in the Vug rug businessDELAWARE business bnslMII8DEIAWARE hualnesaDELAWARE
DELAWARE ICE IC GORGE G RGBINrACT RGBINrACTPort INTACT INT4CrPort INTACTPort
Port Jcrvts Mrnaoed llfna MfnseedFlfty dF1ny Fifty Honaes H a and a aCemetery acemettr aCenietery
Cemetery Flooded FloodedPour FloodedPonr floodedJPear
Pour JERVIB N Y March fc 9IbI frTheDolaware The Delaware Dela oIaare > ¬
ware are River ice gorge gor o wlic wlil gave J ay ye Port PortJervls PortJerlsthe PoriJervis
Jervls Jerlsthe tho greatest and mct disastrous disastrousflood cll iro a aftoo
flood ever experienced experlencedstlll still remains na aIIa aIIamennoo a amonnco amenace
menace to the place AH the Ice from fromLftckawaxen fromLnckawaioo fromLaekawaen
Lftckawaxen thirty thlrtml1S miles uprijib uJYt UIYflibrjrer river r has haspiled Iiliapllod haspiled
piled between tho bend ben Iri 1iitho P10 tho rlfer rr at atthe atthe atthe
the southeast part of of4hio 4lio townililghi CIi1Il ownhdghtrtjian ownhdghtrtjianthe ghctf Uian Uianthe lan lanthe
the banks and for many miles downstream downstreamal
The dMr is from t1 the eilbsisio itiJiI o gotitll gotitllat gotgeea
al at a Narrpwsburg Naxosbuig CI1IUO CaHfc CaII1O6Iti < Sdriaudlanodck qri udn and Wiocickfn Wiocickfnthe cPckin n nUie
the upper Delaware D law laware rc whlchjiayonbVinovod whlchjiayonbVinovodAbout 1IiI ivbIcLhit j 79110 dbttnovod dbttnovodAbout 1JI9Vcq
About A Olt fifty dwellings dweIU J Jseiflingsesaw Jseiflingsesawworks triiagBij J1lngse saw sawworlis saworks
works orks tho tIiesleetrioiightplan electric light llahtplant plant ahdiOcnrocamill ahdiOcnroca andOcn otia otiamill
mill aro still ioundatctlsand hlundatotandiraneJlOrtaUon hlundatotandiraneJlOrtaUonsonlY tranaportatlon tranaportatlonIs
Is sonlY only by boats Theriver Therhwhero hero tomight
Is slowly falling mn I > v i >
Tho Matamoras railroad bridge whloii whloiiwent whjdh whjdhwent hidh hidhwcnt
went down last night Itaaj dlsa dIsanpeared dIsanpearedand > t Jev > ear < di ditravel h
and tile iron highway bridgo at TrJatrea TrJatreaovet Trjstaesover
over the Nover 1nk wa was oamecHJpstleam carried upstream
The loBS or these tWObrldgell twobz14gesthut ehutlt off
travel to places bothveatt hoth e eMatarnoras andeouUi
Matomoraa Matomoraaie is isolated Business sBune was waasuspended wlUr811l1pendd wassuspen4
suspended today and M rkahopa and andBohool andschools
schools closed clo od The TheioeJam toe iai in the Nev Never Neversink er r
1 1k Ink flooded tI Laurel OTOTB > Oamoterr and
hunrfrods of grave grnnre avt1nre ore under UJ1d r waiervjndhur InC
tomblltenealUld tombstones and many mAD7mDntanaD mAD7mDntanaDI monumontv > I
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110 tt cravtnr for aJeollcl eueraIoI within tt1tToar bOON The nIo11lJen Theeatient
11lJen WI11b1 utlnc and sleepier 1efPID DOrmUy withIn three to IIn days dATl1li4 daysad
andin l1li4 ad III ft few oar as more hU nervous irattm win 111 be restored resto to tM nor norml norn nornisi
ml eondnion The Tb crCTloB for dunk wlU ot Itself never acala ra raTor reo reoor rettiflLyor
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ttiflLyor Tor or book tioo oftflfciraatton vTit 1t14 uj a letter Ie or BD out and naUVJ naUVJthis lIIaltUithla 0t 0tthis
this coupon Every eonnnunlcattaa ooasdentlal ooasdentlalaJn aAcenUaLtam hi hiiimeie
tam iimeie aJn AJ AddM AddMOPPENHEIMER < I a aOPPENHEIMER
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ROUSERS to suit the most fastidious quiet patterns an elegant line of
TROUSERSto 5 5 goods that were priced as high as 8 and 9 All 3 StoreWASH Store StoruWASH StoresWAS
WASH WAS VESTS At a price that will scatter them quickly 150 formerly 4 3
150 2 3 a50 250 Whites taM tans and neat figures N Y Store only onlyPRINCE onlyPRINCE onlyPRINCE
PRINCE ALBERT Coats and Vests in sizes ses34 34 and 35 only some all silk lined
10 former prices 30 25 20 NY Store only onlyPULL onlyFUL ti tiPUL
PULL FUL pRESS COATS in sizes 34 and 35 only some all silk lined at a nominal ft
10 1 price to close them out N Y V Store only onlySMITH onlySMITH onlySMITH
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SVSQVEHAXXAS BIO FLOODeerl FLOOD FLOODfiCTeral FLOOD8neral
fiCTeral Towns Inundated and DrtdEet DrtdEetSvfcpi DrldleBs
t Svfcpi s Swept = pi Away AwayWii A AwlyWIIeEZSSS4BEIPat 7 7Wl
Wii WIIeEZSSS4BEIPat EBBBA BD BErlFa IPal March 0 DThe The Bus Susquohanna Busquehanna i iQ
quohanna Q ehanna to tol1tj oy rose JOe throe feet more rilorealong thoze along alongthe alonglbs I
the Wyoming Valley and fifteen feetmore feetmorefarther feet morefurther more morefurther
further downthe river causing damage damagevrhloh damagewblon damagewhioli
vrhloh Is roughly estlmfttpd estlmate l at 2000000 2000000The 2000000The 2000000he
The he town of P1aliJsvtlledw PlalMvlllo has been deserted desertedeveryHouse desertede desertedeverloue
everyHouse e everloue ert 1ioU e being affected Flttston Is Isbadly 1bady Isbadly
badly darnaged < and the main m in street of ofFbrty ofF ofForty
Forty F rt Fort and Dorranbetoit DotT DotrAnet neet b are are under tenderWater underWater imderVater
Water WaterA WaterA
A mile below this city clt a gigantic gorge gorgehas gorgehAa gorgehas
has formed f tm at Butztiachs Buu1 achs > and nd has backed backedwater backedwater backedwater
water Ib the tb height holghtofilo of 80 feet teota 8 Inches The Theflood Theftood Theflood
flood at Weetmoor Weetm or and Brcelau affects affectsevery affeoteveryhOul affectsevery
every everyhOul houseand house and at the latter place threo threohouans threohousos threehouses
houses have beeni beenicarried been carried away away One Onefourth Onetourth Onefourth
fourth of thta thi city Is ftundorwater I underwater and nd boats boatsrafts bMi4raft botitarafts
rafts and canoes etinoeii arebeing used to go from fromhouse fromhoue fromhouse
house to house All communication commU oatlQn on ontho ontho onthe
tho west wc t south soithnnd and north is cut off the themines then96 thenilnee
mines n96 are flooded and nd most of the mills millsare miltare millsare
are Idle IdleBelow IdleBeloWthe idleBelo
Below BeloWthe Belo the gorge which 1Ih1chlloodlJ floods this city cityis cItyIs
is another which has flooded Plymouth PlymouthA
A fourth gorge flooded NanUooke but butbroke butbroke butbroke
broke at noon AtBloonwburg the water waterreached waterzeached atfr atfrreached
reached fortybro feet the highest point pointalong pointalong
along 1 the entire enUre river riverA riverA
A rush fBh of backwater bnck ater came so suddenly suddenlyat
at Espy and Rupert today todll that the real residents realdont rcaidents ¬
dents of each town n bad to flee to the mountains moun mountalus Il IltalDB ¬
talus 1r1 without out waiting alting t to < > save anything anythingand anythingand
and theM 1600 peoplo are homeless and andpractically andprAoUoolI andpraoticahi
practically y out off from communication communicationwith com cornlnunloatioawith unioatlon unioatlonwith
with tho outside world worldas WorldOAT worldOATAwzsaa
OAT OATAwzsaa lVt88At Pa Matc OThe Suaiue
hanna River baa as overflowed Us banks here hereandthe hereancitlie1ow hereand
andthe and ancitlie1ow the low parts of the town are Inundated
The ice lIOaorg gorge In the river moved a short shorti
i distance this tl s morning The Catawlesa Catawi a
bridge hasbeen swept away aa and sndthe the Read
Ing companys o threespan bridge teIn teInwater Is iii iiiI
I danger The eleotrlo tight plant I is under underwatm underwater
water andthe townIs town lnd In darkness darknesslee dariaiesIce r esa esalee
lee Gorse at the Water Gap Breaks BreaksEASTOK flreJcS flreJcEastoIr eak eakE4s1Otf
S EASTOK Pa Pa March fcThs ice In U the thewaro >
Delaware waro Elver her at tth8Water this Water Gap broke brokeshortly brokeaborUy
shortly ahort1ybefore beforo bfn noon tordajv rellovlne th th
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WalkingSuits WalkingSuitsOur Walking Suits SuitsOur
Our stock of Walking Suits Su ls for Spring Springand Springand Springand
and Summer wear b u pronounced the thefinest theliflest e efi9est
finest liflest and best selected in New Nc York Yorkupward
28 upward upwardThe upwardThe upwardThe
The fabrics ire English Mixtures MixturaHomespuns MixturesHomespuns MixtureHomeapuns
Homespuns Scotch Cheviots Tweeds TweedJVenetian TweedsVenetiam TweedsVenetian
Venetian Serges Brilliantines Wool WoolCrashes WoolCrashes WOOlCrashes
Crashes Canvas Cloths Etamines Broad BroidCloths BroadCloths BroadCloths
Cloths Covert Cloths etc etcYour etcYour etcYour
Your inspection is cordially cordiall invited inutedJohn intedJohn invitedJohn
John Forsythe ForsytheTHE
THE WAIST HOUSE
865 86 Broadway ith and i8th Streeti StreetiDROWNED StreetlDROWNED StreetiDIOWNED
DROWNED l IN WALLKSLlf FLOOD FLOODMM FLOOD1Irn FLOODMrs
MM Anderson Blips Off rr a Bluff nl rr UTiH UTiHIvooklnr i1d i1dLookinr 1In 1InLooklh
Ivooklnr Looklh at the Ice < Gorge Cor GorgeMIDDLETOWN < t v vMIDDLKTOWK t tlJDDLlCTOWN
MIDDLKTOWK N Y March 9 oMJII oMJIIMargaret Mm MmMargaret U UMargaret
Margaret Anderson the young y ung wife ef efHarry StHarry I IJIIItJT
Harry Anderson And BOn an insurance agent f fat fat t tat
at Walden Orango county was drowned drownedat <
at that thatplaoo place Tuesday afternoon Whe Whetho Whtathe t tthe
the ice gorge formed In tho WallklU Wallk11i1IUver WailkiliRiver i iRiver
River Tuesday Tut day afternoon llr Ir Ander Andertoil Andertoilhunriod And1rfOlIIhurrlod ° 0 0hurried
hurried home to take his wife to lte ltethe 5C i iwore Ithe
the pilingup of ice and the rUBhof rush of t twaters the thewaters
waters They IIIOtndtd Ute bluff anl anlwore and andwore
wore standing directly over the bolllcf r rwaters ewaters
waters twenty feet below belOlli when Mr Mrover 1o 1oAndersons MrAndersens
Andersons foot slipped ana end Ihe tc tepIe tepIeover p
over the brink and andwas dlIiappeared Ira l t1Io I ° ° i ib
The hUlbaD was dlsap1eared trtJif1o ran lo ith rW bac bacoou1ddcuotbDf b
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