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Rain or snow to-dny and probably to-morrow ;
warmer to-morrow; southwest winds.
Detailed weather reports will be found on page 15.
VOL. LXXX.-NO. 133.
ro.-sibl Concent ration of
Han Kins: Resources lias
Cone Far Knouszh.
No Iliinn in Concentration
nf Credit in Honest
Ml ( II POWER FOR (itiOl.)
falls .1. P. Morgan "Great
General." Himself and Mr.
stillman Lieutenants.
Will Quote Witness n Justifi
cation for New llitnk
itiir I.nus.
Wis.i'N'-.tov. Jan. 10 - George K.
r'er of the First National Hank ac-k-n,lsed
before the Pujo investigate
lomtnltteM to-day that the concen
ration of banking resources In this
inir'n ms gone tar enough.
Hp i ootnl the Iden of n money trust,
k-t admitted that a peril lay In the
,0-to! of 1 1 edit under th" present sys
tm i onci ntrated ownership. If It
Mo'i d full Into the hands of an un
frup'il'.'is. ambitious man.
'ounel for the committee drew from
Mr Maker the acknowledgment that i
mfftv tn the present situation consists I
Ir. t' personnel of the men who are
Ifudrrs In llnance.
Mr Baker's statements were regarded
r the investigators as the most Im
r'rtatit that havo been obtained from
n" witness before the committee.
vnVrs of the committee are prepared
nt ipinte Mr. Maker's words as a
; i.Hi'-atlon for tho present attempt
tfi is being made by tho House of
Rpprrsentatives to propose legislation
lafejuardlng the country against h
mrcin and centralizing of big banking
Mr. Baker was on the witness stand
ff;ln to-dav for more than four hours,
raniuol Fnti rmver. counsel for the com-
ii.fee. nuuht the New York banker's I
r inlon" not nnlv In rrgard to a "money I
ist." but questioned him in detail aSi.,mps i.- Itennett of New Yorlt de- !
-whonre the lecognl.-ed l.aikrs In theiIimml0,, ,hi(, , Government statistl-1
fmnclal world,
Cnll Murgnii
M- Baker acknowledged that Mr.
M can Is the great general in Ills
:iri'Ml army and after some heslta-
- modestly assented to Mr. Fntcr
r ' - rharncterl'Jitlon of himself and
Stillman as Mr. Morgan's lieu-
VI I.ts
iv whs eeitaln, however, that neither
" Morgan nor anybody else was a
--.ini power In the financial world,
""v in. iv have been true back In thn
'' - .,f the ir07 jianlc. but It Is not
" rn'frm.xer sought to establish
- to i thai nine or ten Institutions j
"-ml the linaiicing of big enterprises
,,, ..... ,. .n.l. lu
no l,.,s been floated In thn la,t
xrs without participation of pom,
rf . roneern- '
r-r .n-,H,on named were Morgan
t'e F,rst National Bank, the Nn-
Bank. Kuhn. I.oeh Co , I
i'.i l.ee. Hlgglnson Co,
I 'en body Co. the First National
' Chlrng... and the Illinois Trust I
'r t mcs Bank.
V' i niermyer sought to show that
' nun a community of interest
minis Morgan it Co.. tho First
Bank and the Natlonnl City
and that the business done by
till' 1 ig gioups was on a cooperative
ff' f than a competlttvo liasls,
DonliM liont "fnoey Trnt."
"egmmng his questions Mr.
''"'"dut asked Mr. Baker If he be
"i. '.ere w-as any such thlnir as a
W ' trust. "I do not bellevo thern
:' ' " 1 Mr Baker emphatically,
"f- ippose," said Mr. Untermyer, n
"m, ir later, "wo define a money
'"i"' ny an established Identity and
".tti r,.i. of Interest among a few
''a nf finance, which has been
i-'n'i'l nnd Is held together through
'' 'kiig. Interlocking directorates
f i c,'hnr forms of domination over
ar, trim companies, railroads, pub
"' '-xiio and Industrial corporations,
tM tiK,, i, n,1H resulted In vast nnd
rr i 'incentrntlnn nnd control of
ir.-T"n nnd credit In the hands of n com-M-i
fw nien."
T - v i" i lie first time the committee
"ii 'inibrtnken to glvn a deflnl
'"i ' oitopiiH that they are pur
i 1 cro.it Interest was shown In
r i it, rmer's words.
T.ik a Mini definition." the corn-
e .
ver continued, "Ii there nny
f " fact that there has been of
' a wist and growing concen-
f err dlt in tho hands of a few
replied .Mr. Baker, "there Is n
mount of money that lias come
r here, more or less concen-
i hnvn pern great mergers of
"dilutions, hnve thero not? A.
"iv ,-,
Iff nt
irret v
t, .
few ,
" f'ir liiKtance, tho Ounranty
Fiankrri Trust. They rejiresent
Inimv illfferetit ti.nku utiri riml
'0TJI..I .e? A. I do not remember.
. g thern not fivo put into th
yuar.vt an,j ,,vo (, tt)e ushers? A.
'y ' ruenihnr Very likely.
J 1 then, have been it great num.
" "i it-.- conBolidallons in different
'"" ' mi. rouniry" , y..j
Q n,l , t n,.')H J, ,' ,l,at Rt()
)-rs 'mro has been a change of policy
Continued on FourfTv Page,
Mrs. Wetntiili
Mt-ltlnli Th nit Those Whii Are I'nnr
Mothots wlm go to Florida results
nnil leave their children w 1 1 1 1 nurses
mill governesses motitliH nt a time ine
.worse Hum mothers who uic pourt y I iicnll,.a ,.,,.,,il i.f ollino
.. stricken, according to Mrs Cuiollno B. ' 1 "sOII(M S ,,'M, M'lllllr
Alexander of Hoboken. president of Hit'
New Jersey State 1 1, in id ()r t Ulltli .mik
Guardians. Mm. Alexander sent to (iov
Wilson yesterday the iiiuiual report.
"1 have known of nmnv deserting
mothers In my time," Mrs! Alexander
said last evening, "but they belong to
the so-called upper classes mothers
who ko to Palm Beach for nionths at a
tlmo nnd leave their clilklren to the
earn of nurses mul governesses, Thesu
are the real deserters. Seldom Is thele
such selfishness among the pouter
classes. Ami It Is among tho pooler
classes, ns we all know, thai the wives
fulfill their nintertmt obligations. As a
rule, the poorer people are the more
I'hlldren they have ami Hie better they
love their children. When the average
rlrh woman tins no children It Is al
most Invariably because of her vanity
and selfishness. Ten dollars a week
has often to feed and clotho the labor
ing; man's brood of live, six. and some
times eight little children, but the $10,
000 Inrome Is sufficient for only two."
In her report Mrs. Alexander asserts
that the only solution of the pioblems
with which the board of guardians Is
I confronted Is a more nearly equal ills
I trlbutlon of wealth and the establish
(liKKrl L ment of a minimum wage scale
Present Conditions to Govern
Democratic Revision. Say
Wa-iiinutos'. Jan 10- Fa. is and
figures, not fear and apprehension, will
control In the Democratic revision of
the tariff, according to Iteprescntatlve
! I'nderwood. Mr I'nderwood expressed
l himself on the subject to-day apropos
1 tif a statement made by a witness that
),,. feared the effect on his Industry if
the tariff rates were reduced
"Wo have got to write this bill not
on whnt Is going to happen in the
future, but upon the facts as they are
at present," said Mr. Fnderwood. "We
can not legislate on your fears. Kvcr
since 1 have been a member of this
committee manufacturers have been ex
pressing this same fear of Increasing
competition from abroad. If conditions
change In the next few years the tariff
will have to bo changed again according
as conditions change."
Iteplylnji to questions H. P. Shnrpe, a
tool manufacturer of l'rovldence, ad
mitted that the exportation of machine
made tools last year represented $3,000.
000, wliereas the Imports were les than
t'hallenging th figures which th
pn,.,,,,!,.,.,. i,, ti1P t.-irirf levisum
I dans be called to testify. Chairman ;
. tnnerwood uecureq tnat mo (.overn- i ihaving been purchaed by him with away Beach hospital. Bltturf"s cont
inent's ekiiert statisticians would bo In- I .(.. . ,irr.Vii,t,ni.. r,r ii -,,-f,t,i.iiii. ,Ai...r.i ....ii..,.i hu ...i.i..i
t,.rroKated as to the reliability of his
t.lbl,.s. ,
Bennett testified that If printing
presses were placed on the frre list, as
the committee proposed. German. Alls-
trlan and English factories would fatally
affect tho American Industry.
tn teen.r.i ..f srili..u TieUet. to i
l'nseeoinimnlecl rhlldren.
Complaints from Bronx parents that
moving picture shows In that borough
Oill- I'.'.'O il.Jllilllliir, ll.l.t'l.n ....,.",..-
I'l-mmlm. ..nrr aldo sending two de-
' .u ,vi 1-
l'nv' Tho 1pl',ctlv'''' -rlmmins and
"dorn. arrested employees of three
"b,,u' 1 """;'
August Meyer a ticket seller In R
playhouse at .1.. Westchester avenue.
"'' 'r''n MrT',1,,r "CCUB,,,,U
I " ticket to William Mason. 10 years
old, or jii i nion hvi-hw', ..ir.-.. juinnii
White, wife of the proprietor of n
theatre at 151 Fast 169th street, was
charged with selling a ticket to Abra
ham Hlrsch, 12 yeats old, and his
brother Frederick, 10. both of 3430 Park
At thn rheatrn at 3781 Third avenue,
near 170th street. Bertha Finkler, 18
years old, of 1393 Fulton avenue, was
nrrested for selling n. ticket to Samuel
Nachman, 15 years old. Charles Har
row, the ticket taker there, was also
Colonel Wire Trnneee Pronre.
tvr ot to Fnae.
Nashvii.m:, .Ian. 10. Senator Sanders's
hope of securing one short term In the
I'nlted States Senate was blasted when
tho following telegram from Col. Koono
velt was mado known to-day at l'rogres
slve headquarters:
"I feel that the Progressives of Ten
nessee nre bound to stand against Sena
tor Sanders and tn refuse In any way
to compromise themselves by alliance
with the machine Hepubllcans who sup
ported the nominee of tho fraudulent
Hepubllcan convention nt Chicago last
June. We have a right to expect every
Progressive to stand like a rocK in tnts
matter, and It would be tho bctraynl of
the Interests of the peoplo to take nny
other course."
The Impending split In Hepubllcan
ranks offers the regular Democrats an
opportunity to control tho Legislature
and elect a regular to tho Benate for
both tho long and tho short term.
Oldest Oerronn C'onple, 107 Yclir
Old. Found on Sylt Island.
Spdal Cable Vtipatch to tarn Bex,
Hamburo, Jan. 10. It Ib asserted that
the oldest couple In Germany lias been
discovered living- on 8ylt Island, one
of the North Frlslun group. Thn man
nnd wlfn nro each 107 years old. The
husband works constantly inspecting the
dykes and both are halo and hearty.
Recently they celebrated their eigh
tieth weddlnu anniversary.
YORK, SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1913.-ropvrltM, 1913,
.liinli Worth ti (Jmirter for
!?(i2.000 as "Aiiicririinn.
Chienso Lawyer mul Two Pub
lishers mul New Orlenns
I.ibruriau Now llcltl.
lMwnrd .loepn McArdle, a lawyer,
and William Young Conn Humes and
.lames I'lunkett, publishers and book
brokers, all of Chicago, weio ni rested
yesterday nftcrnoon tn that city, and
William Beer, for many years head of
the Howard Memorial Library In New
Orleans, was arrested at New Orleans
about the snmo time, after the Federal
Grand .1 in y which has been Investigat
ing the do luxo book selling nctlvlfles
of the Anglo-American Authors' Asso
ciation had handed down six new In
dictment. The prlsonets are ch.irKed by the
Federal authorities with selling to H.
M Levlngston, a wealthy and enthu
iastlc collector and banker of Saratoga
Springs, for $t2,000 a so-called collec
tion of ery rure Americana, supposed
to be worth about a ipiartir of a million'
of dollars, which It Is charged, turned
out to Include old seed catalogues, dis
carded almanacs and agricultural, geo
logical and survey reports.
Besides the four men arrested yes
terday the new Indictments were
against (llcnn Farmer and William I',
Sherwood of Syracuse. Farmer had
been previously Indicted, as had his
father, .lames J. Farmer; Col. Bill Hart
ley and eight others. Mr. l.evlngston
has Invested, so It Is estimated, about
;i!5t),000 altogether In "editions de luxe"
and other Farmer book schemes.
The "William lleor Americana," which
the Federal Grand .lury had In mind
when handing down the Indictments
that resulted In yesterday's arrests, Is
not quite worth the JfiS.OOO paid for It
by Mr. Levlngston In the opinion of the
Federal Investigators. Assistant Fed
eral Attorney lloyle estimates the "col
lection" tu In; worth about twenty-five
cents u hundred pounds as old paper.
The technical charge upon which
Beer and tho Chicago men were ar
rested Msterday was using the malls to
defraud. Burns detectives and the dic
tagraph tlgured in obtaining evidence
against the Chicago men, and It was
paid that internal dissensions among the
alleged conspirators helped.
About the middle of May, 1511, .lames
I'lunkett, who fur some time wa asso
ciated ns a pubU'her with Katon A- Co.
of 31.'i South Michigan aenne, Chi
cag". and inado manv lslts to New-
York, where he is well known to writers
una ,',ih.,N ,.,nn,.t.rl -m, tl,.. ...-ibmi-'
,in,l selling of books, gave out here i
M,iry of the William Beer Americana
taken over bv '"a wealthy collector of
vw Vork s , .. ,.,,,,. nt that
time went over the catalogue of hls'Whlnd the machine on Its down trip,
jfew Orleans find with some prominent. He got the number n manufacturer's
ii.im ,iw,ira i,r ,vh u-.rJ
entho.lall.. n. Ihev imle.l the r;,re nn,t I
aluable lots listed In tho catalogue.
.lames I'lunkett. according to tlm au-
thnrlties. ttrt.t approached Mr. l.-vlng
Hon and told him of the wonderful set
Amerii'ana to be had "for practically
' nothing from nn old Imokwotm"
I ,.':w
Orleans who nuin t Know how valuable j Forty-ninth street. At that nddrev
a lollection he wns about to dispose of. hist night Mr. Dixon's father said that
Tim Americana was represented as soc- the broker was out of town until Mon
ond only to one other collection. lIay. T,e father added that he did not
"The old bookworm" was William I knmv why his son should have a mnnu
Beer, for twenty years librarian of the j fnolurer's number on his car. If he
Howard Memorial Library, founded by did have such a number.
the mother of Frank Howard, the New)
Orleans banker. I'lunkett tltsl np- , ,-.,T
proache.i Mr. l.evlngston and s the,''' r- Mwuaa uumu lu twin.
prico of the Americana was J62.000. j
The authorities say I'lunkett added he nnUer Will Vllt Art Mnaeam'a K
knew where he could sell tho same col- ' rnvntlnna at Thehe,
lection for 1200,000 or perhaps 1300.000.
Mr. l.evlngston took I'lunkett to New
Orleans, whero they met Humes and
Librarian Beer. Tho Americana was
not iihown to Mr. Levlngston, but It
was described so enthusiastically to Jilni
that ho straightway paid 15,000 deposit
to bind tho purchase. The ofllccrs say
that on his return to New York ho took
Humes and I'lunkett to tho Corn Kx
cliange National Bank, cashed a check
for 157,000 nnd handed It over to them.
Next Levlngston was persuaded to
havo the collection catalogued. Ho paid
over another $1,000 for tho cataloguing.
The Indictment charges next that
'Levlngston was brought In touch with
William 1. Sherwood of Syracuse and
agreed to open up a book concern
with Sherwood at Saratoga Springs to
sell editions do luxe and Incidentally
the Americana, I'lunkett was to bj
selling ngent, but he full sick' and tho
deal fell through.
In tho meantime Plunkett, It Is
charged, failed to live up to a promise
to sell tho alleged Americana. There
upon Glenn Farmer told Levlngston
he had a purchaser, a Mrs. Moorn of
Greensburg, Pa. The Indictment says
ho showed Mrs. Moore's personal note
for $150,000 an evidence, but demanded
the prepayment of J50.000 ns commls.
slon, whereupon Levlngston grew aus
picious and saw a lawyer.
Hero William Young Conn Humes, It
Is charged, reappeared and told Lev
lngston he had been duped by Plunkett.
"But I'll tukii the Americana off your
hands," ho Is alleged to havo said, "slnco
1 helped to Induco you to buy It. I have
paintings In Chicago worth $300,000.
Now, you wero told you could get about
$200,000 on tho resale, so I'll sell you
theso pictures In return for $100,000,"
Tho paintings wero not purchased and
tho dlctugrnph notes are In readiness
for uso at the expected trials.
The threo men nrrested In Chicago
waived examination and wero held for
trial In thin city on bonds of $5,000
Beer, who Is wealthy nnd of social
promlncnco In Now Orleans, was hold on
n bond of $1,000. Beer snld last night
he had not sold his collection to Loving-
ston. hut that the litter bouuht It
from Plunkett, who had bougtit from
Humes an option tor which, Beer aays,
Humes pald-Jilm $16,000,
llllllll III llntisp I"
I'nllee Million.
Mrs, Herman Grutl. wife of a phy-1
slcl.in, llvlrni t ir.Ii West 120th street,;
led a prisoner, a big negro many times
her size, Into the l.eliox avenue police
station last night
Mis. (Irud was propntlng for a din-I
no- natty when she encountered the i
; lieu o. She ImcKeU mill into n corner
' .....I .I..........I...I 1., tftwiw lilx loislness.
He Insisted that he was only looking
for a Job and was not a thief, and Mrs.
I'.rad, following him to the street, llnnlly
believed his story and let him go.
A messenger boy overheard tho con
veisallon und advised Mrs. (Irad that
the ought to have Mm arrested. Ho
she got her hat and coal and picked up
the negro again In U'lst street at Sev
enth avenue. Him told tho negro that j
he would havo to go with her to the
station house. Ho went. There he
said he was Wlllam .1. .limes, 30 years
old, of 324 Wet 133d street.
In the night court Magistrate Camp
bell held hltn In U'OO hall for trlnl In
Special Sessions on a charge of un
lawful entry. ,
HrMlitere llnlilrnl t'fl lir Store
A niin'initiiM Letters.
Bei.viiki'.b. N. J. .Ian. 1 0. l'ost offlco
Inspectors nio at work to-day on nnother
Iseties of "poisoned pen" letters that
havo been received by residents In the
last few days, but so far they havo not
been able to trace the writer,
It Is said six anonymous letters re
flecting upon the character of people
of Belvldero have recently passed
through the local post olTlce.
As before, these letters are printed
by hand. The printing Is sonmwhat
similar to that of previous letters, but
Miss Charlotte Ketcham. tho postmis
tress, is of the opinion that the actual
writing has been done by n different
WiiIU Mini Mir r
Several Witnesses Oct Number
of Car. MliCII Held
1 WO M (Ml.
i .t.iiomoblle described us dnrk
blue the passenger touring car while
running toward Arverne last night
ktruck .lac oh Kaufman, n butcher, of 2i
North I'haso avenue, Bockaway Beach,
and l'Mward Blttorf, 2t years old, a
painter, also of Kockawny Beach.
Blttorf was knocked unconscious.
Kaufman, though badly hurt, saw the
automobile hurry away and then, he
sal s, saw It return.
Blttorf was still lying unconscious In
the road and tho machine, he declares
struck him a second time. The man had I
a broken left leg when found. Kauf- .
. i. .1,1. i ...i,i..i. .
machine ran over on Its second trip,
Both men were taken to the Uiu-k-)
Arthur H Frankel of' llockawnv
Iteaeh was .IrivinL- ,.n automobile, tus't
,..i ...... i....
,1,.. . 1... .i,.!
car went by them. Tho witnesses said
that there was one man in the auto-
'''C'autonmir "35 belongs
to William II Dixon, a tnemlier of the
i ninfh l.rllangc, who lives aCI9 West
I .1. I'lerpont Morgsn, who sailed on
! the Adrlitlc on Tuesday last, bound for
i Mediti rranean ports and the Levant, Is
1 to visit the ruins of ancient Fgypt.
where fin expedition sent out bv the
Metropolitan Museum of Art. of which
he Is president, Is now excavating ot
On board tho Adriatic also Is Curator
Albert M. Lythgoo of the Kgypllan de
partment of tho Metropolitan Museum,
who went to Kgypt a year ago at tho
Invitation of Mr. Morgan to see tho
progress of the exploration parBy at the
palace of thn Fgyptlnn King Amen
hotep III at Thebes, tho temple of
Darius nnd tho cemetery In the oasis of
Knrgeh In lower Kgypt.
Mr. Lythgoo Is golnff to Egypt to
oversell the work of tho museum's ex
pedition In the field.
Thero nre seven mcn In thn museum's
expedition In addition to a forco of 250
nntlvn workmen.
The work will bo continued ot Thebes
nnd after Mnrch tho expedition will
proceed to Llsht. In tho pyramid field,
about thirty miles south of Cairo.
l'rlest dinners Superior llearrndrd
lllm nnd (.'nlli-d Mini "Dutchman,"
Toronto, Jan. 10. Charging; his
Bishop with calling him a "Dutchman"
Father Gnam, parish priest of Wyoming,
in Lambton county, has sued Bishop
Fallon for slander, demandlnu $100,
000 damages.
Tho priest asserts that the nishop
ejectod him from his church and threat
ened to tnko him by the back of tho
neck and throw him out of the rectory.
Father Gnam's affidavit charges also
that Bishop Fallon, ono of tho most
noted rulers of the Church In Canada,
"falsely and maliciously made a violent
attack upon the plaintiff before a large
congregation In which he accused tho
plaintiff of belnir a disobedient priest
and opposed to tho Church, cautioned
tho neonle not to associate with him
nnd declnrod ho was golnn to further
degrado tho Church by taking unto ntm
elf a wife."
The priest makes special emphasis of
his objection to being caiiea a - jjutcn
by the Sim rtnl.tff and r.ibtl.Mni, AorMlon.
TllC.vAttncli Paymaster Walking
ill Seventy-ninth Street
Near Park Avenue.
Oansr of Workmen Nenr
When Henderson Was
CliiKbed and Robbed.
Nell Henderson, a paymaster In the
employ of the Klee-Thomson plastetlng
company of 323 Kast Fortieth street,
was held up and robbed of $2..".0i) nt
3 o'clock jestcrday afternoon on his
way to pay off the men at work on a
building nt Heventy-nlnth street and
Bark avenue. Ilo Is C3 yenis old anil
has been with the company for more
than twenty years, lie Is a trusted
employee, according to .lames Thomson,
president of tho company.
Henderson left the Fortieth street
offlco at 2:30 o'clock, went over to
Forty-second street and toyk a north
bound I-exJngton avenue. suiface
car. I'nder his arm he car
ried a cardboard box that had
In It the pay envelopes for tho plaster
ers that the company has at woik on
tho new seventeen story apartment ,
house at the nortneast corner ot i au. .
avenue and Seventy-ninth street
He got off the car and walked west
along Seventy-ninth street. There ho
heard footsteps nt his heels and walked
a little fustcr. He had come to within
forty feet of the shanty where the plas
terers and tho Polish and Italian con
crete workers employid by the Speed
well Contracting Company, that has
'charge of the work on the new bulld
I Ing, were gathered, when he was seized
from behind.
enderson Is sure that two mn at
tacked him. One of them shoved n box
'out from under his ami, at tho same
jtlme striking him on the head with a
I "envy weapon that later turned out to
I ls the butt of a billiard cue. As he
I twisted round he was struck again, this
tlmo on the forehead, and he saw two
mcn tunning away. One had the money
Ikix tightly clutched.
Heeling around from thn effects of
the blow Henderson called fur help.
The lalMirers In tho shanty watched
rurloUMy but iaile no move tn go to
his assistance. No policeman was In
The robbers were running west toward
Madison avenue. The paymaster
stumbled to the corner of Park avenue
and Seventy-eighth street, whero he
found a taxlcab. tie begged the chauf
feur to follow the two men. who were
making good time. Henderson says he
"""' ''m 1,1 ,hf int """l ''e
"'T . ,"" i'0Mni1
nl disappear.
..rlw I'aymastcr went to the nerinnn
0"P ., "'";"
base of hi" skull when he got to his
home at 401 West Fiftieth street last
night. Ills physician says his condition
is serious.
Detectives under I.'.eiit Tlche later
1 found the sawed nir cue l.iitt w nipped
"I' " 11 of l,'I"'r no"r '' t,r(,'-
i of tho robliery. but they could find no
one who saw the assault.
1 0cr llsniniertrle 1 ells II'ht He
ItriTitrils .Merll.
Oscar Hammerstein testified lu the
City Court yesterday that he had often
tossed half dollars down the necks of
singers who pleased him because they
regarded the coin as a talisman.
He was called In n suit of Mme.
Lena Devlnn Mayer, a vocal teacher lu
tho Metropolitan Opera House Build
ing, ngnlnst Miss Vera de Hosa to re
cover $1,500 alleged to be due for five
years singing Instruction. Tho plain
tiff said Miss do Hosa had no money,
but offered to give her one-third of her
salary when sho got an engagement.
She said she never received but $25,
Miss de Hosa got an engagement nt
the Manhattan opera House, and Mr.
, Hammcrsteln said the first season .Miss
de Hosa got $15 a week. Tho next she
went Into the chorus of "Naugh'y
Marietta," and was rulsed to $20, Last
season she got $45 a week as under
study of Mile. Trentlnl. She Is now
Hinging In "The Firefly," but Justice
Lynch wouldn't let the witnesses say
what she receives. The ease, wasn't
lie Will Xprak nt Cuninaerclnl I lull
Bnuqnrt There To-nlnht,
lUimisin.'Kd, Jan. 10. Gov, Wilson
passed through Hiirrlsburg to-night on
Ills way to Chicago where he will be
tho chief speaker at tho banquet of
tho Commercial Club to-morrow eve
ning. Ho was accompanied only by his
secret service guards and '.ho news
paper men.
Immediately after leaving Princeton
Junction the Governor began dictating
letters. He dined on the train and re
tired at 9; 10 o'clock, leaving orders not
to bo awakened.
Fifty members of tho Central Demo
cratic Club met tho train here to pay
their respects, but tho Governor had
gone to bed.
P. II. II. New Ynrk-Clilcano 'I'm In
No, 11 Hons Into Mux Cars.
Van Wsrt, Ohio, Jan. 10, Tho New
York-Chicago passenger train No. 11
on the Ponnsylvnnla wns wrecked two
miles south of hero when tho train
plunged Into three box cars which had
broken loose from a freight train on
the castbound track to-night.
Although the passenjfer was travel
ling at high speod no one was killed.
The passengers were badly shaken up
and several of them were cut by broken
glass and bruised.
Refrethlnr to drink inch wholeximenrM u
ABieauuviaa. mutum ore., n. i
Veenoeil or Printline lllineene I'nrn
Itriiiitis In "The I'lilllnllne."
HriT.u.o, .Inn, ID. The Federal Grand
.lury which has been in session here
! returned a secret six count Indictment
to - day against lllbert Hubbard of Kast
I.Mirnra. ne is aceuseu ot priming mi
scene paragraphs In Oils njagazlne called
I Tin' I'hlltillnc. The Indictment I made
under the pi-inl laws.
.lohn l.ord O'llrlnn, the Ciovernmont's
liioseciitlng olllcer, said that this I'nst
oillce Deiiai'tinent has been deluged
with complaints from all over the
country as to matter printed In Hub
bard's magnetic.
Hubbard visited the Federal Hulldlnc
as soon ns he heard of the Indictment
and was ordered to appear for arraign
ment to-morrow morning.
HcfiiKi'il tn It lite on Cell n ) Itntiln
s pre I ii I Without I'll I n u l-'nre.
When William It. Wlllcow fhalriiian
of the Public Service Commission, re
ceived an Invitation a couple of weeks
ago to take a special train last night
to 1'hllnilelphla to iitlend a reception
to Samuel lies, the new president of
the Pennsylvania ltalhoad, lie wondered
whether he had a light to adept a
free ride from a railway compam.
He looki d oxer the law and deildPil
that It he went mi Mr. Hen's special
he would be acceptliu; a gratuity from
the company. So he bought a ticket
and a parlor car seat and sent word
to Mr, ltea's friends that he would go
on the special train If the faro would
be nccf-plcd.
The company agreed and Mr Wlllrox
joined the party.
Heir Org I n l'rleiull ellon Annlnut
Mair mill Oilier Trustees.
William Zlegler. adopted son and heir
of William X.legler, who recently mar
ried Cl.ulys Virginia Watson, filed a
petition in the Suriovate's ollice esler-
d.iv nskhur an nccouiitini: bv the trus- ,
lees, Mayor Caynor. William S. Champ
and Mrs. K. Mathlld" Ziegler. of their '
acts since they took charge of the
estate ill 1 50:..
I'he action Is a friendly one. ami Is
Instituted because Xlegler came of age
on July 21 Inst.
The petition recites that the heir Is
now entitled to all the balance of the
Income not expended for his education
and other debts, and that the trustees
hae not yet complied with the terms
of the will In that respect. He nks n
Judicial settlement as soon as possible.
Chinese lllllelul. Hum Them In Oil
I'llleil I'M,
fprctttl I'tlhlf UnpnlcU In Tlir SC
Siianoiui. Jan. 10. -Catholic mis
sionaries at .Vanning, In tho Province of
Kwimg-si. wilting on December 14. re-
port the massacte of thirty-nine lepers
who were colonized in a neighboring
wood. Tlie missionaries asked the au
thorities to allow them to build a house
for the lepeli.
Tho officials gno their consent, but
In the meantime they had a pit dug and
tlie bottom lined with wood soaked In
petroleum The lep. is were driven Into
-. . . ... . . ' ", mi "i , iinr linn I
shot and burned wlille huge crowds
looked on. The Chinese oltlelals Justi
fied the mns.-acie bv charging the lepers
with certain outrage?
T. r. Asked Her ot in liliei'o put him under restraint. The step-
rlunrelt... tn Women. ! '" " "tepslster after consults-
i tlon with a number of Hepresentath e
PiiiliiKi.i'im. Jan. 10 Mrs. i-Mwnid Sullixan's frlcndi were advised to take
T. Stotesbury has been reiiuesled by . tho slep thev did .esterdav In making
Mrs. W. Blake, corresponding secre- their application to .lusi.ee mend end
tnry of the W. c. T. I'.. to Mop olfer- thl. Justice signed the order.
Ing cigarettes to women guests who I within a few davs ves'ei day's or.
m.iy attend her entertainments. Wlthj.ier will be supplemented bi an order
the request lo .Mrs. Stotesbury a re- ,-,.Bular application appointing
quest was seni to the management of ,-mmite.. of the person and prop
the Kit requesting that smoking by llf Hepresentatlve Sullivan as an
women be forbidden In the hotel. , alleaeil Incompetent. This will be necer-
Tho letteis to Mrs. Slolesbury and N,,j, p wap mted last night, for ths
the hotel management were sent some protection of Hepresentatlve Sullivan's
time ago at the Instance of Mrs. D. wlhl imMnef.s enterprises, which are
Clarence Cil.boney, wife of the head of I s:1, to have suffered since his voluntary
the Law and Order Society of I'hlla- confinement In Dr. Bond's ..nnltarlum,
fielphla. That they were sent became Af,,.r tlll eommlttcc has been appointed
known to-day when at an all day meet- j to tuke clnrge of Mr Sullivan's per-
ing or the i. !. i . a woman asked
If any answer had been received.
The reply was that neither Mrs.
Stotesbury nor tho hotel had answered.
Will o.t 100, OOO n Mllr tn (in
Tlironitli mul Are unit Mountnlna.
Alhant, Jan. 10. The State Highway
Commission to-day designated ns a part
of route three of thn Statn highway
system a road to lie constructed around
thn lmso of Storm King Mountain, near
The building of tills two and ono-hulf
mile Blretch will be one of the most
difficult engineering problems ever
tackled by tho Highway Department,
for It must bo cut out of rock. Purts
of the highway will be tunnels. The es
timated cost is about $250,000.
F.x-Gov. Benjamin B. Odell and
George W. Perkins headed a delegation
from New burgh asking that tho road
lie laid out. Tho Hlghwuy Commissioner
received u letter from Mrs, Mury W.
llarrlman, widow of 11, 11, Harriman,
asking that the road bo built.
llnninrd I iiilerKrniliintes Cnt Ont the
Frills successfully.
Ono bundled and fifty Barnard Col
lego undergraduates gave n "common
sense danco" In Thompson gymnasium
last night.
The girls wero told that they were to
como dressed simply In plain whlto shirt
waists and whlto skirts, and the men
were Informed that It would bo all right
for them to como In business suits.
Thero were nn decorations and the re
freshments, while good, consisted only
of Ice cream und cake. Tho danco It
self stopped promptly at 12 o'clock.
The money from tho dance, which
amounted to $80, goes to four under
graduate religious organizations, the Y,
W. C. A., thr. Collrgn Krttlcmrnt Asso
ciation, tho Cuthollc Club and the Epls
copal Club.
Court Signs Order Commit
. ting Him on Relatives'
Step Brought About by Hal
lucinations From Which
He. Suffered.
Committee Will Be Named
to Take Charge of His
Person and Property.
Morn in Poverty. Representative
Sullivan 1 1 ltd Remarkably Suc
cessful Political Career.
There was many a sad heart among
the Irish, the Jews, the ltnlians, !
Americans, the Bohemians, the Slav,
the I'oUcks, the Germans, the Hun
garians and all creeds and races I i
tho Thirteenth Congress district la
night when they learned that Timid
their Hepresentatlve i
Congress, "Big Tim," who also ha I
represented the Bowery district In t'.ie
Senate nnd Assembly at Albany f r
many years, would be with them no
more forever,
Tho same feeling of sorrow prevailed
In tlie Democratic National Club and In
Tiimmany's ranks from Charles F, Mur
phy, Its dhleftaln, down to the humblest
follower when It became known that
upon application yesterday In Part II.,
Special Term of the Supreme Court,
made on the petition of relatives, a step
brother and stepsister. Justice Amend
signed an order committing Represen
tative Sullivan to Dr. G. F. M. Bond's
sanitarium at 960 North Broadway,
Yonkers. Hitherto Representative
Sullivan has been a voluntary patient
at Dr. Bond's establishment. Thn
disease from which he Is suffering, how-
ovf.ri ,hns tRkpn Mlcn ,tr)(, wtnln the
l.vt few weeks rhat It became neces
sary for his stepbrother and the step
sister to make a permanent arrange
ment for his physical restraint In ths
sanitarium. Fnder the arrangement by
which Hepresentatlve Sullivan was re
ceived at Dr. Bond's sanitarium he
cmUi , nny mom(.nt lMV(1 tno eitab
lishment without let or hindrance.
Icllin nf llallDchintloiii.
hilo Hepresentatlve Sullivan ha
been a docile and resigned patient he
has become a victim of marked
hallucinations which indicated that tn
the near future It would be necessary
iHom,i nffulrs he will without doubt ba
removed, perhaps to Amltyvllle. where
Maurice Barrymore and John McCill
lough, the famous actors, died a number
of years ago. Representative Sullivan
Is suffering from the same malady
which brought to an untimely end these'
two famous members of the theatrical
I'nlltlenl Friend Informed.
With these court proceedings known
to Hepresentatlve Sullivan's constitu
ents nnd to his friends In the Demo
cratic Natlonnl Club and to Charles F.
Murphy and others In Tammany Hall
all wero aware that Representative Bul
llvan had departed from the affairs of
this life and would no more be seen by
them until after his death.
Gov. Sulrer In due course of time will
direct a special election for a Congress
man to succeed Mr. Sullivan In the
Thirteenth district. Physically Repre
sentative Sullivan Is to-day the glgantlo.
figure familiar to all Now Yorkers and
to all Democrats who have attended the
State and national conventions of their
party. He standa over 6 feet In height
weighs In the neighborhood of two hun
dred pounds and has the same round
cherubic, very smooth face, a typical
Hibernian nose and ns big and round e
pair of baby blue eyes as were ever
seen; a round well developed head set
on a pair of massive shouldors, with a
seventeen Inch neck Joining them.
Born In Poverty.
Rut mentally the "Big Fellow" is a
wreck. Born In poverty, schooled Indif
ferently, at work as a newsboy, then tn
newspaper offices In New York city,
then tn charge of a big newspaper dellv.
ery system, then an owner of many
newsstands and successively a district
leader of Tammany, an Assemblyman, a
8tatn Senator and a Congressman, Rep
resentative Sullivan next engaged In
theatrical enterprises, and at one time
he and his friends controlled thlrty-twa
Drerfoot Farm fUuuiti. J
Uul ut tho leader meat at A-.zy Sci. fat. sresnd
porkers, dtlntlly MMoned with Mleeted tplrtsV
Try a mo-pound pickite. Beware eX Imitations.!

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