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THE SUN, SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 1913.
. IN R.R. CONFERENCE
Action Townril Public Control
for Five Xpw V.x
MAIXK MAY COMK IX TOO
Palmer tn Provldctioo must be. com
bined I am unable to state when, liut
everybody alum; tin- line Is liopltiK that
work will in' Ntiiiir-l again ly next
Joint Ooiiiinittco of Citizens to
Report on Whole Truf
Boston', .! 11 ;. Oovcrnois of lour
oth(r New llnglnnd States met tifn to
day Upon Itivltntlnn of (Sov. Koss of
Massachusetts and for fevenil hours
they discussed behind closed doors the
railroad situation lr tills section of Hip
nutintry Then tlit-y voted thai the
Ctnvprnof in' each State should appoint
two cltbi'iix as members of conference
to consider ami icpmi tlpmi th" beet
method nf developlm; and opcr.itlm;
the New r.nglanil Railroad ytc m.
After tin' i unlet etice tin- following Mato
nipnt was itlven out by iov. V'om iih to
what win ilnni-:
At tin' innfcrcnpe of .Sen r.nl.uiil (.i-n-ermits
lii'Id at tlip Hotel Tournltu- Salur
!.' afternoon. Juiiiiaiy 25, (Sos. Il.ildwtti
v: iViiin'.'tiiui. i;iv I'.itiiiiT .f lthoiii'
Hland, tlo Kleteher of Vermont. io.
I'flliir of New lliiiiiibliirp and Iniv I
ii MaM.irlitittH were present ibn
llalnca ot Maine sent 111" rcKrets tlmt on
hk to ttln In- was unable to hp pnn-nt.
li u llaldnlli pit -tiled Thp folio lin;
ii solution wa.s passed liy tli" conference
'Votiyi th.it t)ii- liovcrnor of i-upIi N'tw
JJus-land State Is- renuefted to appoint two
citizen or hi Mate as members of .1 New
l?nland railroad ionferf nee to consider
ir,d report on thu lust modes ot develop
ing and operating flu- New Kngliind rail
ioad system th'.' members of said coher
ence to serve without compensation, hut
their necessary expense to Is? pah) by the
Mate appointing them "
A oop of this resolution Mil bp sent to
lo Maiden for hl consideration. The
New England rallro.nl eonfcrenri thu
constituted will cojiMder and report upon
tli general subject of railroad develop
ment ami operation and In particular will
"nv.stlcati the following phase, nf the
illroad iiie.tnn .
The establishment of a permanent
conferenre comsi-d of the heads of the
folate pomitiliiun having supervision ocr
2 The question of creatine Sutc dircc
tor ri pre, ntitic the various New llr.g
land StiteK n the management of the
i ail road nniti and the general riuii-tt'Hi
of th- partiPip.ition of the public in the
onerhlp or operation of transportation
ficllttlci ml the form of such paiticl
3 Tlie i onlderation of me.ins whereby
the projected Grand Trunk extension' nny
4 Mean of providing throuah Irans
portatlon bv way of Huitoi and th con
Fldeiatlon of the le.st method of ,i 'com
V'ih!iK thl. whether b tuniKls or belt
l.rief or both
u The project t ekctrify'.nK tae ter
minalf and provldln? adeipiate electric
traction thrnu-tnuut cr.iwd'il urbui and
. A reasonable plan of interchangeable
ralleaco to be applied over the ent're Nct
lincland railroad sy-tem.
T A plan of uniform lecisl.-it.on pro
vidlnK for the unification of the co-porate
entity which iiLitiaei tin railroads In a
manner which will make the Sosal fact of.
unification corr, -pond with tt.c netua! con
trol now exercised. This w.ll Involve n
eonsideratlon of th" whole question of
whether the llovton and Mnlne rh.iW re
main a part of the New Haven f)irm or
can better serve New r.ncland n a ep.i-i-ste
system, the ipiesilon nf the elimina
tion of th- Houoi P.itlroad M.ild
1nCompaji and the quejMon t" nhat ex
tent, aa far .13 the Terteral laws and the
fixed pollr of the ever.il States permit,
Ihe rallrouls shall own and operate
steamship and trolley lines
S. In connection with such unification, a
plan to coordinate and unify all lines and
0 Th reduction of nil leases of lines
to absolute ownership
10 The consideration nf meuns to mak
the railroad corporation amenable In Its
entirety to public (ontinl 'n the manner
of ft domestic corporation dolnc buslnesi
In each .State
' Jl The consideration of uniform
charters to the railroad corporation In
each of the States In which It operates
lines, with uniform reservations of powir
of control by the State
It Is ttl'd by the Governors tbnt hy
this means a concrete plan may be de
veloped speedily of nhldi the public will
npprove and to which also the owners of
th railroads will be willlnc to ai?ree
The plan furthermore renders posslblo
the entire recognition of the different
phaees of the railroad problem In the
MTerent States, and makes due allowance
for local details. It Is expected that thu
conference may Vie able to report In tlmo
to have Its recommendations considered
by the I-eirliilaturea of the New I.ngland
nwiea wrucn are now In session.
Ikfore thu conferenoi- adjourned
Thomas M Moore of New VorK. the ofll
rial representative of the PanHma-Pnclflc
Kx position, appeared before the Governors
fend presented the claims of the exposition
The Governors af-reed to recommend to
their Legislatures that the commissioners
to b appointed by th" N w nntrland
States be requested to confer topether to
determine whether or not the Interests of
New I'liglnnd can he represented moie ef
fotlvely as u unit or by eeparnte "xhlhlts,
and further that these commissioners b-i
lequested to consider the advisability of
maintaining at San Francisco at the close
of the exposition a permanent exposition
liulldlnif for tho better and oontlnued ills
play of the Industries of the New KiiKland
Th Governors felt that u permanent
reposition of this character might result
in great benefit to the industrial interests
of New Knsland In extending Its trade to
the i'nclflo roust and beyond to the
Orient. r cognizing that San Francisco is
a gateway to the Kar Kastern markets
An Invitation waa received hy tho Gov
ernors from the Masfachusetts Political
Equality t'nlnn nsklng them to lie present
nt a meeting to be held in Tremont Tempi"
Saturday evening, but us they all hail
previous engagement! they were unablu to
Thu session was characterized by a
nplrit of enthuslavtlc coopiorntlon and
ended with an exprri-slon of hatlsfncttim
that the Idea of a conference basis! upon
n reooRnltlon of the common Interest."! of
the New Kngland States had actually
been put Into effect.
GRAND TRUNK MAY BUILD.
PLEADS FOR DUTY ON FLAX.
l'erniei- Semis Word Committee I
"llnimipili-st Set Vim liter Mar."
V.mnsinns, Jim. 25 (Hi behalf nf
th" lla lianilli'is of Newark, N .1., t'.
I .it uc lit In, n Soit. itppraied In-day befon
tile lloll" tllV mid Meuns I'omlnlttee.
Mr l.aufililln suggested that raw llax
be put on the fie,, list in- else that th"
diil on Ihe ilnlsheil product and raw Hut it
be adi anceil
l!ipieseiilatle I'ordticy of Michigan, n
"Vli do oii coine here risking the
poininltl"" lo h"lp jutir Industry at the e
peliie of Ih" pllldllcers"0
"U'lmfs the ii-e of my coining lien- lo
nil, a I letnoi'tiitl nimlttei' to iidvaiiii'
anything"'- letutned the witness
t'lmiles W I less ol the frilled Stales
1 -III' II I'liinpany of i 'hli ago mgin-d to haw
tb" iri'setit duty on tin law product re
tained lie said that Mutch mid Irish lliix
costs about j;;o a ton tu produce and ship
Into the t'nlted States. Including the duty,
lie said that the llusslan product cost
mil;' about $1.M. but was of distinctly In
ferior quality The (lax could be prodtired
III the l'nltr.1 for between 1 2 . n rid IINii a
Naac Ue'.iigett of New Vork mi Im
putter ol l otion lai es. mgcil ii i.ductlon
of the I'.imv- Mdlli'll duties as eiesle
i in bi hull ot the fanner producers of
lla V I! Illehilnn of lliiiralo argued that
the pteselll tntlff should be maintained
Sail Mr lll.hdon: - asked rew-riil of
m filends to iippenr befoi" the commlt
ti e. but one of ihem snld
'' "That 'iimuiim ' on 'us and Means
is the ilamnedeM et of fellows )ill exer
saw Tin mint to ruin thl whole blame
woi Id '
ALFONSO THANKS TAFT.
Ilipresses tirntltndp for nirtbili.v
(ri-etlnR I'rnni I'rraldenl.
VHlttNoroN. .Inn -.'S. President Taft,
In teaponae to a greeting which he cabled
to King Alfono on hl birthday, to-day
received the following leplj .
"I'leiiM' accept the expression of tliv
deep giatltud" for your kind greetings
and good wlshe-, which 1 warmly re
ciprocate to you and to the American
PRESIDENT PAID $20 A MONTH.
II. II. Morrison tells Committee
Hp's n riKnrliPfil In ship Co,
V imiin'oton. .Ian As president of
the Insular Line, opeintlng steamers from
New Vork to Porto P.lco. II II Harrison
of New York to-day told the shipping
trust im e-tigatlug lomtnlttee that he Is
a mere llgurehead Harrison said he be.
came president at a nominal salary of
"Ji ii miiiMli beciiiiM- a friend. I' Kings
baig I'urtis. invited him.
TI.e wltn, s sulil be owned none of the
toi'lt. knew nothing alsiut its business
and did not inow whete it operated or
was Incorporated Curtis, audltur of th"
line, said Harrison 'h prt'sldentlat Ignorance
was excusabl' , as the company nets merely
as u hai ti ritiK inncerii and shippers'
agent. He said It leased steamers and
Tor me- witnesses charged that the
Insular Line Is a membei of the Central
American coastwise ship trust, operating
with the Mallorv. Civile and Porto Hloim
WIZARD OF FIGURES
FREED FROM PRISON
AMiiimis. Wonderful ilatlie
inuticinn. Snys He Cim
Square the firele.
KTHCATOKS HIS FKIKNDS
Kxliiiiisteil Text Hooks: Mnde
New l.ii w4 for Solvinir .
.Ii. 1 1 i iisnv Cm v. Mo . .Inn. i:, Miclinol
Aiie,ido .Mctiltmjs, whoso liewiklerlng
iirliii'vemetitM in tho lleM of nuitlieinatics
lmc ullractpil witli'Mpronil attoution
ntnoiiK I'diicntors in tin rnltod Stntoa mid
lluriipe, has Ih-pii pnroUsI from tho
Missouri peiililentlary hy (lov lliiilley.
McGltmis w.'rn serving; a ten yeara soti
tctici' for forgery Drink led liltn to
prison Atnotii; tho tiimips of thoso who
is'titioiu'il (im llmtlny for tln nnnlyat'rt
rcloasi' wen- promltii'iil I'llilcalors.
Mi Ciiitu-t (In lared lie hail IoiiikI tlio
exact ratio of tlii'dianietirnf .n'lrrlotiillH
tirctimliTPtif i'. tin1 luny; sought loritmln
for "Miiurltie;ii circle." .Sinci- tlio tiino of
FATHER SAVES SON'S MURDERER.
GiKpriior Commutes llenth "rlili'lirf
fler Parent' Plea,
Atlanta, .Inn, 2..- Moviil by the pleu
of llio father of the vlclitn, CoV. Hrown
tii-iluy ciiiuiiiiileil the ikntli Mcnlcnci' of
Ui'tiry Taylor u wenkitilmleil ticgro,
who nn.i to bo liane.eil lit tlalil
wltt county next week, to llfo Imprison,
nii'iit. Tnylor was lonvlctcil of klllltm
linfiis .iohnson, tho son of n prominent
planter of Baldwin county, who was
otic of n crowd of whito boya tcuslntt
Tim ncKtii hilny; iitinliln to ontploy
counsel, a newly iiilinltteil nml Inex
perienced attorney wim nsslgned to ill
rend lilm, with the result that u spicily
iimvicllon nml Hciitirnci' lo hung fol
lowed, In commuting the death sentence,
Gov. llrown criticises the courts for ap
pointing lleilgllng ntlorncy.H to dcfi'iir!
poor persons who nro itnublo to employ
T. R. PARTY OPENS 1916 FIGHT.
U'nlter Rriin n In Charge of Head
quarters In .Ven York,
W'tmtlNUTON. Jan. 2.1. Tho Progres
sive party to-day opened national head
quarters In Wnshlngton and New York
and announced that the campaign for
l'.ilii was under way. Tho Washington
headquarters ate In cli.it go 'of i . K.
Davis, secretary of the party, nml are
In the .Munsey Hull, ling. The -Sew York
POLICE GRAFT HUNT
NOT YET FINISHED
District Attorney Ih nnmpcreil
hy Kfforts to ltlock
TIMAI-S TO COMK NEXT
Currui Comniitteo to Invest i
uate Detectives This
L'..ii i .1 .i i . , ' in tile .Munsey iiuini ng. rile .Nfic inrK
Kucl d t ho ratio was m. mmI to , iir 1(1 milllaged bv W.l.er
3 Mill plus Mcl lntiis averts t hat ho u r,nul VvtW.C!tVlVv .Vati.mul Coin-
mnvs v,im ijim jtnih is iim shvh ;ic nas
CORTLAND SOCIETY DINNER.
runner liealilenla anil n llelearation
I'rnni llonip nt Ihe vtnr.
The thirteenth annual reunion and
dinner of the Cortland County Society
nf New York city was held in the Helve-
ilere rnnln nf tlin ll.ifnl .Ulnr I lul tilt.ht
There were 1.1ft present, including former ! "trtx'ftioti of any plane angle." a proh-
dlscoveted the exact root of all tiutnhers
and that imi'rfect squares will he no
lri)f .1 M Greenwood, superintendent
of public schools in Kansas City, believes
ihero is not a man in Kitrot' or America
to-day who w MrGinnis's eunl in solvitu;
"1 fortued Mr Mcdlnnis's acquaintance
sotiiM years ago through Ids work as an
rilgebraist " said Prof Greenwood
"He camo to my office and I Kave him
nlgebrnlo problems to solve rilniw the
fourth decree. Tho problems were
numerical That Is, the coeflicients of
the unknown quantity or quantities were
unknown So fitr, no analyst, and hy
this I mean a mathematician, has been
able to solvp a literal equation above the
fourth decree In 1MW William (5. Horner
of Hath. Ktiglaiid, discovered and pub
lislusl what is known ;im "Horner's Method
of Solving Numerical Kquations of Any
Decree " McGinnis claims to have solved
literal equations above the fourth decree,
even up to the tenth degree The differ
ence betwe.ii ii numerical solution of an
equation and a literal solution is that the
numerical is good only for that special
ca-e. while a literal solution is good for
all equations of the degree The literal
equation is universally true, the numerical
for one tiartictilar caso only.
"In toy e.xtsrieriiv I have never known
a man who inn solve numerlcsil equations
ol high degree with the facility that Mr.
Mctimnis inn solve theni We know n
good deal about how numerical equations
are torinod and tho relations the coeftl
cieiits sustain to the risnts or the values
of the unknown quantities, and it is In
this paitiru'.ar comer of equations that
Mr MKllnuis claims that ho has made
Tho Iti'V. II r.ejsert ol .lefferson
City, a mathematician of h'gli repute,
is of the opinion that Mcfiinnis has wilved
Kerm.it s tlfth theorem
MHiiiinis claims to have solved th
inltteeman ftotn nhio.
Tin- opening of these otlice.s Is the
answer of the Mitnon pure Progressive
to the proposal tor an amalgamation
of that party with the llepuKlean
The Washington bureau will be de
voted almost pntlrrly to the defsemlna
Hon of Information and the publication
of a weekly paper to bp tailed Hip fro
!)rn,nirr llullrHn. The New York oftlce
will devote Its time to organization
COEDS IN QUARANTINE.
Cbleaao lilrla Print a Paper tn Let
the World Hear From Them.
Clttrr,o, .Inn. 23. Marooned as effec
tively as If on an Island, twenty-fle i
ciiH quarantined by scarlet fever in
I (iieenwood Hall. I'nlverslty of Chkiigo,
i started a community of their own to-
jtlay one of the first things they did
was to get out a newspaper called the
The bailing editorial bore a message
of gratitude to the young men who have
lightened their exile by gifts of tlowers
The girls will be quarantined until the
middle of next week.
lesldents of Cortland county and a delega
lion of tw-.'nty-tlve which came down from
Cortland In a special car
Prank c Strait, president of the so
ciety, presided. The Iev John H. Cal
ert said grace and Arthur J Haldwln
was toastmaster The speakers were
IMwIn Huffev of Cortland, Halsey M
Collin" of Cortland, Frank 1). Ulodgott of
meonta and William H Armour of New
Among those present were Judge Nathan
I. Miller, Judge lldward n, Thomas,
(Sage Tarbell, Seymour M. Ilallard,
I'ranklln Pierce, D, W Whltmore and
Chillies II rtachus
BUCKWHEAT CAKE REUNION.
Delaware Valley Clob .Member Kn-Joj-
an Old Time Dinner.
One hundred and fifty membera of th
Delaware Valley Club held a reunion din
ner at the .Manhattan Hotel last evening
Karh table was decorated with a huge
bowl of Orange county apples, and fen
turea of the dinner were Sullivan county
pumpkin pie and Delaware county buck
wheat cakes and maple syrup.
William W Dlmmlek, president nf the
society, was toastmastcr The principal
poakem were the Kev J. P. I truce, presi
dent of the (Seneral Synod of the Iteformed
Church of America, and Charles T. Terry.
State commissioner on uniform laws. Let
ters of greeting were rea,d from (Jov. Sul
zer. Secretary or Wnr Henry L. Stlmson
and Justice Charles K. Hughes
SAYS ALLEN BLOCKED INQUIRY.
Ilann Criticises nrararrh Head In
Telltna nf School Itrpurl,
nosTov. Jan. 2n. Dr. William II. Allen.
head of the New York Hureau of Municipal
liesearcn, was. the tarmt for criticism at
a Twentieth Century (Tub luncheon to
day when Prof. Paul M. Hanus of Har
vard University and Prof. Krnest Car
roll Moore of Yale defended their report
of the Investigation of the New York
Prof Hnnu. who was at the head of the
whole Investigation, said that "a great
many unm-cessaiy obstacles were put in
the way of the Inquiry as soon as It was
learned that I would not be used to fur
nish material for a publicity campaign
but Inflated upon a disinterested lnvestlga-Hon."
leill OOll-ldored imilievsihle of snhlti.in
He assortj that he made all the estimator!
and llguii's in the construction of the
Kads llridgii in St Louis in less than
tnree wis.i;s an astounding; feat
LEGISLATOR DEFIES ACCUSERS.
V limine Man Needn't (in In West
Virginia on Forerj' C'liartce.
CilKTr.s'Nf. Wyo . Jan 2.1 Uepresenta
tlve I J. II Manson will not have to return
to West Virginia to face forgery charges.
To-day he deiled Ids accusers,
flov Joseph M C,iry made this certain
to-night when he announced that he had
refused to honor a requisition for the
number of the lower lmu-e from Sweet
water count Issued by liov. i ilassciK'k of
West Virginia. At the same time he made
public a letter he had written to Sheriff
Johnson, who brought the ri-qulsttlou. In
which he charged that an attempt was
being mad" to lntlmbl.it" Manson Into vot
ing for Frnruls 11. Warren for Senator,
and that the forgery charge was btought
at this time solely for that purpose
Ah sisih as the lower house met to-day
P.epresentatlve Manson rose to .1 question
ot personal privilege and dlnussed the
MejitnnU is the author of -AI ebra. , forgery charges against him In an Im
t, 1 'tllVl.l-.fl I .SwillO.,1,1 .I Vltlnnn.,! ...' . . .. .. ...
NEW HEAD' OF MEXICAN ARMY,
Counsel Hjm Hp Hope tVorL Will
Be Resumed Neat Sprlnit,
Boston, Jan. 25. That work on the
fcvanch line of tho Southern Now Eng
land Railroad between Palmer find
Vrovidenre, which was stopped a few
weeks ago, may lie reuumwl In the
t.prtnB waa the statement to-day of
.luilgo ThomaH M, Kencfick of I'almer,
chief rounsol of the Southern New Bng-
ien. Jow Jlarla Mler Minted for the
Mbxico Pitt, .Ian. 25. From present
Indications, thero will hp n change In
the Cabinet next week and (leu, .Io.se
Maria Mler. the present commander of
the forces In Nupvo Ieon, will Im the,
new head of the army. He Is a very
popular old soldier of the Dtass school
and Is respppted by all the discontented
fcectlona aa well ns the military officials.
SPARKS FROM THE TELEGRAPH,
An order of tho commandant prohibits
the Annapolis Naval Academy cadets from
receiving gifts of Ice cream, confectionery,
pastry and rreain puffs.
Paring was saved for Virginia yester
day when Magistrate R, T, Powell of
Oceanvlew ruled that four of th men
-Au4.nl ... Ihn Vnrfnltr Im.I. Ib.I V .... -
land. .IndKf Keneflck talked about tho ber were nut KUllty of violating: the State
aroppaer. oi wurK on tno roaa follow. , iintl-gambllng laws
ins a conrorence with Earl H. Flu-
Hugh, former president of tho Southern
Ae.w England. Ho aald
Veui yeiterday dynamited the lafs
In the Pennsylvania Railroad station at
"The riimmnn H... .v. ..... iTullJtown. Pi., and cleaned it ot av.rv
ation. as far aa we are conprn3 t. tnln valuable. The railroad officials
th'."' ".fttpr"o.ed et.eCrnram1ta11St.th8t 'm0Un, f mn,y WM
the I'niversal Solution ol Numpnc.il and
Literal r.quatiotw, which was published
simultaneously in Kansas Citv and Lon
don u few yisirs ago It attractisi much
atteutiotiand isindern iud as a text book
Mi'tiitmis des's not work at equations
according to the usual method presented
by mathematicians, but he go nt the
subject from another oint of attack
altogether Hy dUcuverinK new laws
not hitherto mspeoteil that enter into
the structure of equations and that coeffi
cients U-ar a constant relation to all the
roota of the equation ho dodtni's prin
ciples that were unknown
Mcflinnis had made persistent appeals
to(bv Hadly and flov Folk for a parole,
basi-d on his mathematical abilitv, but
he was regularly- refused on the ground
tliat he must demonsirate tliat ho was
pntitlpl to a parole on other grounds.
Onpe he wrote to tho Legislature sub
mitting a plan whereby llfii.ino a year
might be savisl by adopting text books
ho had WTitten while in prison,
Mcflinnis hays, uwnke or slis'ping, lie
lives in a world of figure. They con
stantly march In squadron and nlatnons.
a moving army, across the screen of hLs
"I can think of nothing else." he said
recently. "Awake or sleeping, figured run
in my head. At thoage of li 1 had learned
(ill there wan to know in a public school
about arithmetic, algebra and geometrv
To-day there in no text liook on thu sub
ject to which I might turn for learning,"
MdlinntH was born on a farm near
Appletoti, Wis., fifty-six years ago. He
is. said to bo a direct descendant of John
Napier, the inventor of logarithms. He
has had a varied experietipe as an edu
cator und nowhHier publisher in differ
ent imrtK of the countrv, but whiskey
hlwavs has been his undoing. He has
a wife and son living at Neosho, Mo.
assloned addict.. lie denounced the
charges ns "framed up" by the Republican
machine to coerce him Into supporting It.
He rlosed his speech with a dramatic
demand for an Investigation by the House,
"I have a record In Virginia. West Vir
ginia. Kansas, Missouri, Ohio and Wyo
mine of which I am proud. They may
muckrake until their rakes are worn out,
I defy them."
400 AT DINNER TO FRANK MOSS.
Reports published esterday that tho
Investigation Into police graft waa prac
tically at an end unless Home of the
men Indicted confess; and Implicate
others were not received kindly by any
of the nuclide through which the In
vpstlgatlou l.s being carried on. Tho
reports came out of tho niljournmcnt of
tho extraordinary (Ir.ind Jury until
No secret h:i been made of the fact
that the District Attorney's office and
the (.'tirran Aldennutiie committee have
met with every sort of obstacles und
that aa n lesult the Investigation had
proceeded more slowly, Wltnies. who
knew of tills have been loath to entile
forward und tell their stotlcs, fearing
harm iioni organizations In the under
world. line of the meinli'tH of the District
Attorney's stntf pointed out yesterday
some time must bu taken to prcpan: for
the fotthcoiulng trials, which will be
gin with that of Policeman llugette l'u
on February ."! The trial of Slpp's for
tner lawyer, Kdward .1. Newell, indicted
for a misdemeanor, probably will be
moved uk soon iih the j-'ox matter l.s
disposed ol Meanwhile efforts to get
in touch with ThomoH .1. Dorian have
not been discontinued und It Is hoped he
may be brought before the eMtnurdl
nary J rand Jury when It reconvenes
The trials of Policeman John J. Skclly.
Mutiny Maaa and S'ol Wolf, nil accuse!
by Mrs. ( Sonde, will follow
The C'urran committee will begin this
week an investigation Into the detec
tive bureau with particular n Monro
to how detectives are cho-eti and w'li.v
and their work. One of the topics win
be what heroines of tho detective
bureau's "big" cases, which receive
many columns of publicity in the news
papers for a time and then after that
drop out of sight.
Another feature will be a thorough
Itne.stlgallon of the Patrolmen's Henev
olent Association and the Lieutenants:
Association. The pension fund also will
come in for a careful looking over.
Among the witnesses, It Is expected,
will be former Mayors S'eth Low and
Cleorge R. McClellan end all he living
former Police Commissioners.
The committee ulso will make an In
quiry Into the cost of living as It ap
plies to policemen, going Into specimen
family budgets to llnd If they get suf
ficient wages and wnether difficulty In
supporting their families Is not an In
centive to dishonest practices.
The Public is Cordially Invited to
An Exhibition of
Sevres Bisque Figures
Which Will Be Held at the Galleries
Galleries Open Daily
From Ten Until Four o'clock
Haviland & C9
11 East 36th Street 10 Enst 37th Street
Descriptive Catalogue mailed tree upon request.
900 INSURANCE MEN AT DINNER.
Melroiiotltnn's lllaaesl ear, Speak
ers Sn j W ilson .Sends Hea-reta.
A dinner attended by SOU at the Hotel
Astor last night ended the threu day con-
tentlon of the superintendents of the
.Metropolitan l.lfe Insuiancu Company.
Ilesldes the superintendents, who came
from all parts of the I'nlted States, and
t ariadii, theie were present a number of
deputies, assistants and other guests. Two
hundred and fifty of thine present were
New Vork employees nf the i ompany.
Irom the KxeeutlM' Chamber at Tren
ton, N. J., (lov. Woodrow Wilson sent
this letter to the roiiiiulttee ;
"I am slnceiiily sorry that It will not be
possible fur me to attend the annual con
vention of superintendent which you arc
planning to hold Saturday, January 2C, at
Ihe Hotel Atnr. 1 would like to be pres
ent In order to learn the latest things
that are being done by thu men Interested
III Insurance and I thank jou sincerely for
the cordial Invitation,"
Had I lov Wilson been present he would
have heard the various speakers assert
that the lost year waa tho greatest year
the Metropolitan ever had.
The speakers Included Wihop Oreer,
the ltev. Dr. C, I.. Coodell, James J, Hoey,
Deputy Insurance Commissioner of New
York; President John It. liegeman of
the Metropolitan. Vice-President Haley
riHke and .Second Vice-President George
Japan I.lnea tn Ron tn New York,
Tokio, Jan. 3. The three big steam
ship companies of this country, the
Toyo Klsen Kalsha, the Nippon Tusan
Kalsha and the Osaka Shoesen Kalsha,
on the opening of the Panama Canal
will establish a joint direct steamship
service from Yokohama, Kobe ana Nag
asaki to New York, says the latest an
nouncement of those companies.
I'rnsepntor Talk tn Ilia Host on
i;lls nf the "System."
At a dinner given to Assistant District
Attorney Frank Moss by non-partisan ad
mirers nt the Hotel Astor last night Mr.
Moss had a few serious words to say
about the "system." which he declared
was always "working"
"As I look over this gathering at this
dinner In a time of disturbance und pos
sible rioting." he said, "I see that every
part and section of our metropolitan life
"I have a serious word tn say on this
subject. The evil forces of our city work
all the time, and they work together. The
System," as we sometimes call It, cares
nothing about differences of race, religious
faith or politics. Its members work to
gether fot their mutual protection, and In
a united effort they make common cause,
against law and order
"They draw to themselies young men
and women, bojs and girls, taking: them
even out of our public schools. They cor
rupt them. They add them to their num
bers und th" army of crime mid vice
grows In numbers and solidarity.
"The good peoplo of our city nre not
united In any such way", but on the con
trary they are siparated by many lines.
' inly on rare occasions do they come to
gether and then fur some temporary pur
pose In a burst of flaming Indignation
against some condition moie outrageous
CITY DEMOCRACY FOR WHITMAN
llmtnarl Klein Heads IN err anil t'n
An antl-Tnmtnnny ricmocrutlc organ
ization has lieen formed tn fight for tho
election of nistiiet Attorney Whitman
for Maynr. The head of It Is Kmanuel
Klein of B3 Park row ami the organ
ization will be known ns the Cltv
Democracy. Kfforts will le made to
effect nn organization In all the As
sembly districts of the city.
Mr Klein said last night:
"A great evil In previous campaigns
has been the Importance gained by
organization, elstlng almost entirely
on paper, whose vote on election day
was. a negligible quantity and whow
Insistence for places on the ticket for
their members resulted more than once
In disaster. The City Democracy mem
bers are pledged not to r-cek ottlcp. It
stands open to receive and welcome nil
citizens, whatever their former political
ntllllatlons may Imve U'en. The repre
spntatlvps from districts will be selected
by the people of each district and not
by a committee of bosses."
A meeting will bp held pretty soon.
The committee In charge Is composed
of Kmanuel Klein, Chandler A. Oaken,
Dr. laiuls Herbst, I. Ttosslipim, Kdward
S. Nupolis, Curt Kornhlutu, Phillip I.
Schick, Charles H. Herbst and Aaron
BORROW WAITERS FOR DINNER.
Mrllie Interferes With llainiiiel of
I'orelHii l.itiiBiinire evspnier.
The waiters' strike so far delayed the
dinner of the American Association of
Foreign Language Newnpapers at the
lintel Knickerbocker last night that it
was an hour and a half after the .sched
ule time that the dinner wiis com
menced. Then there Were only seven
waiters in the grand banquet hall to
wait upon the 3'" nnd more diner.",
which Included e-Prpsldent Hafael
lleyesof Colomblnnud Secretary Oniric
Nagel of the Department of Commerce
Hy ilcgrecH Manager .lanie.s Ib'gan In
creased the total of wallers by with
drawing them from tils publlr dining
rooms and borrowing them ftom the
Hotel As'tot- until he had a squad to
cover the entire thirty-live tallies
President Taft, who had accepted al,
invitation to attend the dinner wind,
represented seventy-three publications
In the Fnlted States printed In elghtp-n
foreign languages, sent his regrets at
the last moment, nppolntlng Secretary
Nn gel to represent him.
Sectetary Nagel denounced the llllt
eruey law Rovernlnir Immigration.
"Tin. illiteracy law to my mind." h
Mild, "Is one tneasinro to exclude whole
sale the people of certain 'countries
I've been opposed to It alwnva. tt Isi
not the education of the immigrant that
I look to. but his character nnd his put
poses. Illiterate people Is'come aslni-Hat-il
quicker in this country than the
native born nnd the educated."
President Ko.vch pave tho people 0f
the t'nlted States credit for the most
important conquest in behalf of
humanity that of the minltatinn of the
tropical regions und the control of ye.
low fever und mnlarln In tho trnp'ical
ATTACK ON JUAREZ DELAYED.
Kalaaar .lay .Madero lias Offered
Hint a Five liny Armistice.
Ki. Paso. Tex., Jan. Inca Salazar,
who with his too rebels Is at tiuadalupe,
thirty miles from Juarez, told a news
paper correspondent this afternoon tbnt
Juarez will not be attacked lnimeillatel .
He said Francisco Madero, President of
Mexico, had sent him wold that he iiillld
han an armistice for tlve dnys and he
would take It, pending peace negotiations.
Other rebel leaders, including Antonio
Hnjas, Untitle Coiiiez anil Maximo Castillo,
are also with Salazar at iluudalupc.
The newspaper correspondent visited
Salazar this afternoon In bis camp. He
accompanied a party nf supposed peace
commissioners to Fabens. Tex., to-day, but
was the only one who went to Salazar s
Among the 400 men nt tho dinner were 1 1'"'"1' 'n'" all remained at Fa
Maglsttate Charh s V. Appleton. John
(Tallin, Abe Umber. It. Fulton Cutting,
leonard A. (Ilegerlch, Assistant District
Attorney Theron Armstrong, Theodore
Itoosevelt, Jr., Sidney Hosenfeld, District
Attorney Charles W. Whitman, Justice
Isaac Franklin Itussell, Judge Otto A.
Kosalsky, Abraham Levy, tho How War
ren tllles. Kdward l.aiiterhurh nml Will
lam H. Hotchklss. John Temple (t raves
SWINDLER USES SHEPARD NAME.
e Knaland Basinets Man Warm
Aaalnst an Impostor.
PnovinKNCE, Jan. 2T. John flhepard.
Jr., head of tho Shepard stores of
Provldenco and Huston, to-night de
nounced as nn Impostor a man who
has been representing himself In Now
York, Ilurllngton, Vt and other places
as John Shepard, Jr.
Tills man, according to Mr. Shepard,
has visited peoplo with whom his More
do business nnd who know of John
Shepard, Jr., although they havo never
met him. Hla scheme has been to tell
people that he was John Shepard. Jr.,
hod had a hard night nnd would like
$50 as a temporary loan.
Mr. flhepard caused advertisements of
warning; to be Inserted In New York
"This man," he Raid, "has been op
erating about six weeks I should Judge
and because the victims did not want
to hurt my feelings by dunning me for
the money, he escaped detection."
heps. Cenirlo Cenleeros was one of the
party of peace delegates, (in his arrival
at Fallens he sent a note to Salazar In
forming him that troops had left Juarez
in the direction of liuadaliipe.
Salazar said he did not believe the
troops would attuck him, as hp had
Madero's word that theie was to be a
truce for five days beginning to-day, while
peace terms could be discussed. Asked
what tho peace terms were lie merely
said that peace must be honorable lo
Mexico. He was usked If the leslgnatlon
of Madero had been made a subject of
the negotiations and he said It bad not,
Salazar said he did not know the u here
abouts of PiUM'ual (irozco, Jr.
I'.earlng on the peace plans was the
return to-day of .100 Mexican Federal
troops to Chihuahua city from Juarez
They were rushed to Juarez on Thursday
night when Salazar appeared nt tiuadalupe,
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CAN'T BE PRIEST, SUES R. R.
Hoy Aaks Dnmnses for Loss of Arm,
Kor tho loss of nn arm, which ended
his eligibility for tho C'uthollc priesthood,,
Patrick A, Monahun, 19 years old, of
Hummlt avenue, Jersey City, has filed '
papers in tho Hudson county Circuit ,
Court tn a ault for $1S,000 nfalnst the
Lackawanna Railroad. 1
Ho was a student at Reton Hall Col-1
lege when ou October 16, 1911, he fell In
boarding a train at South OranKO nnd
lost his light arm. Me alleges tho train
Physical defect Is a har to ordination
as a priest.
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all mailable articles; how
they m ust be prepared ; size,
of parcels; where they can
be deposited in Greater New
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ons 2o. stamp for postar
SENT TO ANY ADDRESS.