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THE SUK, SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 1913.
4- think there Ik anthlng In tills situation, tlmt justlllcM tln Miinh.ittiin In exccut- ItlR tllCSC p.lptTlt." "Wlntt do Jim iiH'jttiV asked Mr Shouts. '"I'lii' Miinlinttnn receive no benefit from the proposed iiniiMKi'tnrnl '," "l)i "Mi menu In say.'' x.ilil Mr. Khont, llint the validating ut all ot .votir exiting llilnl track franchises ami t ho creation of this additional enormous earning power of the com pany l nf mi value tn th" stockhold ers?" "Well,' niIiI Mr. t 'liudbournc, "I am lint lii'i-r ropicM'titlng the Manhattan 'inipaiiy. I urn here representing t lie (ioijld Mule, anil I M'o nothing In this proposition that In 'of any iidviintaiic tn It ' "Wluits our proposition'.'" asked Mr. SIhiiiI (-. THE NEW VICE-PRESIDENT IN WASHINGTON SUFFRAGE ARMY IS IN CAPITAL AT LAST Vlctrolas from $15 Payments as low as 50c weekly fion. .lours nnd Tliirtcon Snr vlvt.i's Knd 4J5R Mile Wnlk hi Koui'tcoii lnys. Mr. Shouts In hi: letter to Mr. Uoeke filler thru git- mi to say lhat Mr. riiadbotirno hail remarked that lie hadn't hud a chance to discuss the mat '(r to a conclusion with Mr. I iould, hut wan pteparod tn do ho. I thru n.skcd Mr. Could If I should retire wrote Mr. Shonts. "Mr. (lould uMntPil and wild he would turn the matter over to Mr. Cliadhoiinip, and that Mr. I'hndbournc would rotne to my "lllce which hupiietiH to lm in the sumo building In a few minutes." Mr. Could' narrutlve of the same M'" ling whs much at variance with that of Mr. Shouts. At lhat time, Mr. Shouts to the rnntrar.v notwithstanding," suy.s Mr. 'iniild, "he. Mr. Chadhourne. and myself hud a long eonferenep respecting the tnerilt. and demerits to the Manhattan eonip!in of the suggested contractu. Mr Shunts claiming that they would add to the security anil value of the Manhattan Htoek. and I mulntulnlng that the Manhtittnu company should have an additional rental out of the luiTouwd rnrnlngs." Mr. Shunts picked up this statement of Mr Could's In a note which he gave nut hi connection with the Rockefeller letter ' "At no time." niIiI Mr. Shouts, "has nn suggestion ever heen made to mo ly Mr, Could that the Manhattan woiilii lequlre increased rental ts a considera tion of approving the contracts." Mr. Could, on the other hand, rcfer . ring to Mr. Shonts's remarks Hhout the plea for the Could estate, said: "Not one syllable regarding the Could estate or Its stock holding or what the estate rotlld get out of It. or what anybody woiikl pet out of It. except the Man hattan Railway Company, was men tioned directly or indlri'Ctly, or oven f Miggcstod by Mr. (inidliourne, .Mr. Hhnnts or myself. "Finally Mr. Shouts asked how much additional rental I thought the Manhat tan company should have, anil that, us 1 was leaving shoitly for tjikevvuod. I would have Mr. Chadhourne see him after I had had an opportunity of talk- ttlK I' fiver." Mr. Shonts. with the idea that Mr. Gould and Mr. t'ludbourne were about to discuss the 'proposition" and tliut it would lie more delicate of him to re tire, went back to his otllee. where Mr. ChHitboiirne presently Joined liltn. Mr. Shonts. going ahead with his narrative to Mr. Rockefeller, said that as soon .is Mr. 'hadbourne appeared he "said he would stiggcM, inasmuch as the Gould estate was the only stockholder that seemed to lie alive to the possi bilities ot the situation. Unit as the simplest way out of the whole situation wo lm j the Gould holdings." Mr Slsjnts nsked if the lawyer knew the extent of the Gould holdings. "Yes," he replied, remarking later that they amounted to ti.",00o shares, In cluding what the (iould estate owned and what individual members of the Gould family held. "I linked what was the price." wrote Mr. Shouts, "lie said that as to the price he would let tue know In live minutes, nnd 1 HFked him plcuse to do so. He re turned promptly and said thut Mr. Gould i"ld him Mr. Morgan nt one time had offered $J00 a share for the Gould holdings, but t!mt he would now take $17.". I mid that inasmuch as the mar ket pnee was only J 130 1 felt very con fident it would be Impossible to find a purchaser for the Gould holdings at any such price. "Mr. Ohadbourne answered that thla was only Mr. Gould's asking price, und that he would probably bo willing to shade that to somii extent, and sub seated thut I see what I could do In a general way, and then we could get down to an actual price. "I then said to Mr. Chadhourne, 'If I could llnd a purchaser at an agreed price two things would have to be pro vided for: First. Mr. Gould would have to reassemble his board and pass the resolutions asked for by tho' Inter borough: and, second, he would have to turn the control of the board over to the purchaser.' "Mr Chadhourne replied that both of these things could bo eaHlly arranged, n.i a certificate could easily be put through by this board nnd that Mr. Gould con trolled tho majority of the board." Mr. Gould's only reference to this proceeding was thut when Mr. Chnd bourne returned to Mr. Gould's office ho said: "Mr. Shonts wunts you to put a price on your Manhattun stock." "Me will not pay tho price I will put upon It." Mr. Gould says he replied. "I would not sell it under $17fi a share, and I guess there Is no danger of getting that " Mr Gould then left for I.akcwood and Mr Shonts went to the office of J. I'. Morgun fc Co., whero he told what had happened to llenry I'. Davison und .1 V. Morgan. Jr. Tho next morning Mr. Morgan bald they had decided not in buy tli(! (iould stock and advised Mr. ShontH to bee. John I), Rockefeller, Jr. Mr. Shonts did so the next morning, and met Frederick T. Gutes, who had been kept Informed of the negotiations through Mr. Skltt. Mr. Shonts was told lhat the Rockefellers felt themselves committed to the plan set forth by Mr. .ijkltt and adopted by the Interborough. Mr. .Shonts then told .Mr. Rockefeller that a plan for third tracking had been proposed by the Munhattan board buck In 1D05, by which the Munhattan com pany wils to put up thn money. The Manhattun and Urn Interborough were then In complete harmony. Mr. Shonts concluded with un uppeul to Mr. Rocke feller to "extend his good oftlees" toward bringing the Manhattan to terms. The Public Service Commission yes terday morning Hpprovcd for purposes of public hearing the third tracking certificate proposed to the Manhattan .Railway Company except that It now .hears, tho name of the Interborough. Tho heating was set for March 15 at JO A. M. Mr, Shonts as soon us he heard of the action by the commission wrote to George Gould thut his objections to thn third tracking would bo laid upon thn Hhelf. This was In reply to a letter of Mr. Gould's citing the objections, Mr. iShonU In hlti letter said: "In view of tho fact that the Public t Mrvice .Commission acted favorably ujpon .certificate for third trucking, running dlptho Interlwrough company, the BUbJeii mattcf'of your letter will iiiHBiijHH BlBlBlBlBlBlHBlBBlKaBl9MIHfGGEB SSB vBBBIbIhSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSKBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBp 1 tMi Jtp.,- M,m'iSKBBKttmmm Kiwi J rom left to rifjht Chairman II have to be held in reserve for 'lie present " This means that the InterburntiKh li going to carry on Its own light with Mr. (iould and his directors In the courts. t Rut t'he suhwns will go on Just the same. The Appellate Division, by a vote of four to one. refused yesterday to permit Cluretire .1. Shearn. counsel in the Hearst-Hopper subway Injunction suit, to appeal to the Court of Appeal from the court's order dismissing the Injunc tion, on the ground that there l no question of law Involved which requires that the case lie sent to the hlghct court. McCALL CALLS ON SULZER. First lsltnr llonnreit li ttrrepllnn tn I'rltntp 4'linnitiers, Aliunv. Keh. 8. Chairman 1'dwnrd i:. McCalt of the New York city Pub lic Service Commission was the tlrst man of Importance, to gain admission tn tile little room behind he Kxecutlve. chamber In which Gov. Sober has said there would be no conferences. He did go Inside to-day. but Chester ! C. Piatt, the Governor's secretnrv, said1 Chairman McCal! did not talk to them ' behind closed doors. They had a short conference tn the. big room, where every man with busi ness must et Gov. Sulzer," Mr. Plutt said. BANDITS HOLD DP AND LOOT A TRAIN Compel f rew tn Help Them F..v eiipe riirsiiinp; Posse Rat tle On in Hills. Ulubi'Ield, tV. Va., Feb. 2R. Mlstak Ing an approaching fust freight for i passenger train due at that time, three masked men, two of whom were said to be John Hatfield and Cleve Cllne, held up No. S5, a fast N & W. freight train, at Alnick, thirty miles from Wll - Uamson, on Thursday night nt 11 o'clock. The bandits relieved tho crew of all their business on valuables and paralyzed the division for seven hours. The train, which was In charge of a local crew, was passing through a deep cut when tho handltB, waving a red lan tern, caused the engineer to bring It to a stop. Tho roblier, said to be Hat field, Jumped aboard the engine, cover ing the engineer and fireman with two revolvers, which he held in either hand. The two others hopped on tho caboose nnd overawed tho crew, who bunded over all their watches and money. The bandits then corralled the crew, forcing them to huddle together In the caboose while two of the robbers stood guard. The other baiyllt then cut tho telegraph and telephone wit cs. Word wum finally received at Rlue field of the holdup and at S o'clock Friday morning Supt. Wuller, with a posse, heuded by Sheriff (ireonwuy, and accompanied by twelve Baldwin detec tives, boarded a spcclul train and started for the scene. "When the special was blghted the bandits compelled the crew to cm the train und huul thn robbers four miles east, whero they took to the hills. The posse was In closo pursuit nnd It Is said thut more than 100 shuts were fired, but whether any one was Injured or captured Is not yet known. ARREST SOHWA'OER IN CHICAGO. Fii-Clty I'lnmliln Inpertor In (burned With Ilrlbrry Here. August C. Hchwuger, a former member of the city examining board of plumbers, was arrested In Chicago yestrnluy on an Indictment charging bribery. Many persons say thut Hchwager tried to extort monoy from them. It Is 'Maimed that $20,000 gruft wus collected In this manner In two years. Tho price of $260 to $400 wus said to be all that was necessary to pass an examination to obtain a master plumbers certificate, if nn uppllcunl did not give up tho money It is said that ho did not havo a chance of pawing the examina tion. Sch wager was appointed to tho board In 1811 by Mayor Guynor. After Ir regularities In tho procedure of tho board had been discovered all tho mem bers were removed und the nvldenco In the hands of the city officials pluced before the Grand Jury. Krhwager whh Indicted after It was shown that on him fell most of tho duty of conductlnr the examinations. V. .Macl:arland, Senator Kern. Mrs. Marshall MARSHALL'S EPIGRAMS ON MEXICO PR0BLEM 'Million for Aniericnn hives, lull N'ol ii Drop of Wood to Stive Aineriemi Dolliirs." UK IS A HASKHAL1, KAN Ken Vice-rresiilent aiitl Wife First of liiiiiiiriinition Pitrtv in Wnshiiifrtoti. VM1IN(I1IIN-. I'eb. -Thomas 11 M.twit ..r ...... v.-....-i'r..i,i.,i-u..i l.i...'i- i v ' ... iv,..i, u ..- ymra ....... .v ion iiiua iui a si.ij in 'ii. imm i.m.i v.sirs. Hi arrival was tho first formal event of the maiigunition The new ice-President arrived shortly befmn o'clock The "distinguished visitors'" entrance to the great Union Station was opened especially for his reception, and under the x-iiulted ceiling of the great hall a special committee of tho directors of the inauguration nnd Democrat io Senators and Kepresent ativesawaltod him. Senator Kern of Indiana nnd Chairman Henry H K. MacKarland of the local reception committee went out to the train shed to grasp tho incoming states man's hand first of all. Arriving in the reception chamber tho Vice-Presidentelect was presented by Mr MucFarlund to the score or more of committeemen, who included Representatives Dixon of Indiana. Ilobsoti of Alabama, Wilson of Pennsylvania, lUiiney of Illinois and others. Mrs. Marshall followed her husband down the receiving line. Under tho great archway of the station Governor and Mrs. Marshall were photo graphed by a dozen or more newspaper J camera exports. Mrs.Marshnll is a woman j of considerable beauty. She Is a brunette and taller than her husband, with dark ! brown eyes that twinkle when she smiles, iho wan dreed in a tallormnde suit of blue, with a close woven straw hat of the same color The hat was decorated with two long, uncurled ostrich feathers of light yellow, tipped and edged with deep blue Gov Marshall is about 3 feet 7 inches tail He has a thick shock of hair, al most white, which he parts directly in the middle and brushes flat away from his brows The Vice-President elect wore a suit of black cloth with tiny white dots woven into the materinl, a derby hat, u low collar and a satin scarf of bluish gray. To-night Gov. Marshall gave an inter view to the nwsiapor nuB He was fresh from the hands of a barber when located in the rotunda of the .Shorehum Hotel. "Don't uncover in my presence, gentle men," said the Vice-President as some of Ins callers removed their hats, "and icmember that that goes for this whole administration " (iov Marshall then seated himself nnd told the reporters to "lire nwiiy." Inter viewing Gov. Marshall is easy. Ho likes to talk and ho likes to libten. Ho was first asked what ho knew about Gov. Wood row Wilson's Cabinet selections. "It lias been said thut there are only two men who know all about thn now Wilson Cabinet. They are said to be (iov. Wilson und mysolf. Now what I do know ik one of the subjects about which I am under obligations not to talk," he replied (iov. Marshall was then nskod for bis views on thn Mexican situation. "What 1 huvo to suy on this subject," ho said, "must bo tukon us a wholly un official iitieranco and is simply my pri vnto opinion. I um in hourly uccord with the nollcv expressed in the editorial col. uinns ot tho really Influential newspapers of thn United States, that intervention in the affairs of. Mexico ought not to be undertaken until the situation becomes so grave that no other course is possible, To put tho matter concretely, my opinion Is tnai we snouiii spend iiiiuous overv dollar in tho United States Treasury If It becomes necessary- to save a single American life, hut that we should not. shed a single drop of American, blood to Buvn Amur cuti dol urs. Gov Marshall owned tip to n particular xveuKiiess ior nasenau. "I am a fun," he said, "and I take the most enjoyment of a whole year's recrea tion in seeing a baseball game between flood teams. Out in Indianapolis of uto wo hux'o bud a tallender and the patronage from thn Kxeoutlvn Mansion fell off Hooordlnglv. I slncrelv trust you havo a good baseball team here and mat the rjenuto uaiourns eariv on tho days that the Washington team is nlavinghcre." A Gov. Marshall wapssured that CUrk and the Viee-Presidcnt-clcct. irifiith had tiromised the nntional canital the American League pennant this year ShereuM)u the Governor promlil his constant attendance at the hall paik from thn lirt if the scimui to the wlndup Soon after llm Governor arrived the story got afloat that a few days ago he. had sent hi secretary to Wa-liiugtoti i to consult willi Mime of the Democratic , leaders ju thn Senate with regard to the' "(Kilicies" lie ought to outline in hi forth-1 (inning inaugural ailurcs I ii" loiters gentlv but flniilv exnlaiiied to Mr Mar- i slmll's secretary that a Vne-Preiileiit was to be seen, tint heard Then thev I sent (iov Marshall the inaugural aif- nr.'sses (ji jtusi v H-e-iTeMiieiu inr in edltication. Now Gov. Marshall i erlurbed. He confessed thl to-day when hnouiil- "I am assured that properly th- Vic IVesidential Inaugural addro- should lie liinitfl to about eight minuter- and I Hud the task of saying not lung tor eight minutes i one of 'the mo-t iliflicillt I nave ever assumed." The Vice-IVesident will reside at the Slioreham during I he extraordinary ses sion of Congress. Hi plans lievond the adjournment of that session me in- I determinate. He said I "There .ue only Mrs Marshall and lelf to fnililer We are not lller-sed or accursed with relatives, sotlieoii.'stioii I of an abiding place does not worry us " SULZER COMFORTS REAL ESTATE MEN Tells Tliein He'll Uproot (Jrnft find Save Money, Irrcluil injr Taxes. For s flr.it annual dinner the big spread of thn Allied Ileal Kstate In- terests of the State of New York at the Wnldorf last nlgnt was a mighty lusty baby. Tho real c stain men turned out 700 strong and filled the grand ballroom. They had as their chief guest Gov. Sulzer, who came early, stayed lute and made tho longest speech he has delivered nt a banquet In some time. 'And I want to say." said the Gov ernor early In his talk on taxation. State economies, back to tho soil move, mente, merchant marine upbuilding and a larger navy "that there Isn't a man living who coud hnve got me to come down to New York to attend a ban quet to-night except your president, my od friend Altun Kobinson." Hesidrs Gov. Sulzer und Toustmaster Itoblnson tho speakers Included Chair man Kdwurd K. McCull of the Public Service Commission, who spokn briefly oTi tho responsibilities of hie new oftlco and tho honor of being chosen us a part of Gov. Suiter's Administration, and Don C. Seltz, who began In humorous fashion with advice ubout taking un active part In public affairs Instead of sitting around and growling about tho way things may or may not be going. Uesldd Gov. Sulzer, Chairman Mr.Cnll and Mr. Sellz, stretching uwuy on either side of Toastmaster Robinson at tho guest table were Frank V, Italley, Louis V. Hrlght. William II. Cliesebrough, Lewis I,. Clarke, Robert II. Dowllng, Abram I. Illkus, .Innnui Frank, Col. T. S. Williams. Leverett S. Miller, Elbrldgn Gerry Snow, W. W. Niles. K. A. Tred well, Frank V. Hedley, Clarence H. Kel sey, C. It, .lames, William II. Williams, Henry Morg-nthau. William S. Van Cllef nnd Major Kdward Schermerhorn. Gov. Sulzer received n hearty greet ing and said In part; "When I was In the Legislature twenty years ago it cost about $10,000,000 a year to pay the running expenses of thn State ; ten years ago twlre Unit much, Last year, notwithstanding Gov. Dlx practised every economy, U cost about $411,000,000, ami my predecessor had to resort to direct taxes. "I'nless wn practise every possible econ omy. Bbollsh every useless oftlce, eliminate wastn and stop graft Applause and keep every appropriation to the iiilnlnniiuu, It will cost more than $50,000,000 to pay the running expenses this year. It In most difficult to devise new methods of revenue unless we greatly Increase the direct taxes. And onn trouble with people down here In New York city is that when we try to raise necessary revenues New York city makes a big hue and rry. "You know that as a general thing real estate Is not worth the valuation placed upon It. I Much applause. A serious condition exists among city real estate owners on account of the present heavy taxation. There Is at present prac tically no market for tho sale of real property ut the valuations on tlin tux assessment rolls." Gov. Hulzer told the real estnle men that In view iff the tendency during Iho post ten yeurs of legislation to pile taxation on real property, ''which now pnyn prnctlcslly nil taxes in thn State of Now York," they should appoint a committee of specialists to reporMo the Governor. CROWDS MXK STKKKTS Mnrt'licrs Differ Over Hiving I'p .Messnjre Ail Footsore, but Proud. Wasiiimiton, Feb, 28. -"General" Itosalie .tones and thirteen survivors of her army entered Washington shortly after noon to-ilaj. Crowds thronged the streets tor two miles. Footsore anil tired but fresh in spirit, the little band of pilgrims closed In triumph the march of 2S miles from New York In fourteen days, one day ahead of the original schedule. Although the little "General" had been relieved last night at her hotel at ltladcnubiirg, Mil., of the s"Mesnage to Wilson,' the delivery of which was the real purpose of the, mulch, she ap peared cl i ful and upon reaching the suffragette heudnuiirters In F street climbed lightly Into an automobile mid addressed f.,000 persons. She said she hud turned the message over to Miss Alice Paul, in charge of the Washing inn headquarters, and that it wus In safe hands. "Colonel" Ida Craft, ami the other officers and private of the arm.v were lint so cnmplticcut, however. They voiced their resentment of the action of the "swivel chair staff . contingent" in taking nwiiy trout them their mes sage unil credentials and thus robbing them of their real excuse for the march, After formally visiting headquarters the rank and tile of the army dlsap peainl, spending the remainder of the day In their rooms, testing up for the big banquet for them tu-morrow night. The crowds everywhere were keenly Interested but lacking In enthusiasm. It was a eurlnus populace, men. women and children of all classes including many Government officials mid sis-iety leaders having enmo out to get a glimpse of the Women who hail covered the long hike. They crowded the streets and the small police escort hail the greatest difficulty keeping u path open for the marchers. For half an hour or more a crowd of several thousand persons surged nlsiut headquarters, The crowd followed the army to a lestaurmit nearby. There wu.s a rii"h for seats and the tables were soon tilled and the doors closed. In thn meantime u rival "perform ance" went on In thn Helasco Theatre, where a meeting wus held by the Na tional Association dpisised to Woman Suffrage for the purpose of detracting attention from the arrlvnl of tho suf fragist army. The meeting wjs presided over by Mrs. Arthur M. Dodge of New York, president of the association. .Mrs. John Martin, wife of the Commissioner of Kd tiftttlon of New York State, was one of the cpeukers. In the audience were Mrs. Klihu Hoot and Mrs. Wlckorsham, wife of the Attorney-General. In a lmx wero Mrs. Oliver Livingston Jones anil Miss Jones, mother and sister of Gen. Jones, both strongly opposed tojtne bltl wlll jy, ,,ut n the statute books suffrage. The suffragists under Gen. Jones started on the lust leg of their hike from niadensburg nt 3 o'clock this morning. The roads were heavy from yesterday's rain und me sun shone warm. Miss Paul haft arranged last night that the pilgrims should be met by herself and a committee rrom head quarters In a comfortable automobile on the Hladensburg road Just out of Washington at 10 o'clock. Somehow Miss Paul and her commit tee strayed off the road and the "hikers" were compelled to rest on their arms more than an hour awultlng the committee's arrival. Some of tho pil grims threatened mutiny and demanded that Gen. Jones cut loose entirely from tho headquarters stuff and lead her army on to the capital nlone. The General refused and waited for the committee, ho it was nearly 1 o'clock when tho goal was reached, llehlnd some dozen automobiles con veying suffragist enthusiasts came the oscort, heuded by Mrs. Hurleson, wife of Lieut. Burleson of Fort Myer, Va., mounted on a big black charger. Be hind her were two heralds, Mlns Mar garet Wurrell and Miss Genevlnvo Wlmsatt of Washington, dressed In white duck and mounted on white horses. Upon entering the city Gen. Jones advanced to tho front of the line and the thirteen hikers Joined staffs and marched oil the way to headquarters abreast, "All on an equal footing," us Gen. Jones expressed It. Tho army women addressed crowds about tho city In the afternoon, describ ing the march of the army. Its advent Into Washington and the message Oen. Jones had brought to her fellow women of the national capital and the world. Tho original marchers wno were In at the start and the rtntsh were; Gen. Rosalie Jones, Col. Craft, Mrs. John IV Holdt, Mrs, Murle Balrd, Mis Emma Doertsch, Miss Conslonrn Leupp, Miss Elizabeth Aldrich, Mrs. George Wendt Miss Minerva Crowell, Miss Phoebo I lawn, Miss Martha KlatHchken, Milton Wendt, bugler; Dr. Ernest Stevens and Miss Elizabeth Freeman, the official speuker. SENATE CALLS FOR PAPERS. Will .Make Further Investigation tn Treanupy Order No. 5. Washington; Feb. 28. Steps were taken by tho Senate tn-day looking toward further Investigation as to Treasury Order No. D, authoring the deposit of Gov em inent receipts In national banks, who'n that body directed Secretary nf thn Treasury MucVeugh to submit all correspondence in his possession relative to the new order. The resolution was Introduced by Sen ator Polndoxter, who whs dissatisfied with tho explanation madn by tho Secretary In response to a previous resolution. At that tlmu the Secretary denied that tho banks would benefit by the change and held that Instead of Increasing It would decrease the amount of Individual deposits. Thn Secretary was also ordered to sub mit to the Semite a Ht of the securities accepted from depository banks. Kanellrd 4'mlrla Win a Point. WAStltNUTON, IMi. 2S.An nineiidinent to tho army uppioprlatlon bill adopted by the Semite by a vote of 32 to 30 this ufturnuon, gives the Secretary of War authority to grant a new trlul by court martial to four West Point cadets whs were expelled for drinking. The cadets are Italph I, Kussn of Dela ware, IJUIcot II. Kreeland of, Florida, Tuttunll D. Hlinkins or Konluiky und Jarau 1. Christian of Vlrglnl of your instrument to your home but also because of the prompt and courteous intelligence with which you are served, the completeness of the stock and ease of access from everywhere. You are equally welcome, whether you come as customer or guest to the best place to buy a Victor and the best place to buy a piano 42d Street between 5th and 6th Avenues SENATE OVERRIDES VETO ON WEBB BILL Votes (i!l to 21 to Prohiliit Li(iior Shipments From "Wet" to "Dry" States. TAFT II.KRFKES MF.MREHS President in Kejeetine: Mensnrc Opposes Vliiein;: Himlen on Courts. WAsiiiNirmv. Feb. 2?.--One of the lust big official acts of President Taft has been the planting of himself firmly upon the Constitution In defiance of tho temperance sentiment of tho country. That is what ho did to-day when lie vetoed the Webb bill, which prohibits the shipment of liquor from a "wet ' Into a "dry" State when Intended tor use In violation of law. The I'rcsldent'.M veto wus promptly overridden by Um Senate by a vote of fi.1 to 21. It Is expected that the House will ?..ll... .1... ion. I nf thn Kftinte nnd that over the President's official objection. Tho Webb bill bus been urged In and out tf season by the temperance folk for several months, and recently a spirited campaign bus been carried on In Congress by the Anti-Saloon League and other organizations. President Taft's action to-day is cer tain to mako him the object nf attack by prohibition advocates. Many In both houses of Congress have been opposed to the legislation, but have known that it probably would be suicidal for them to cast their votes against the measure. The fearless action of the President In the closing days of his administration aroused a great deal of comment here . to-night, particularly when contrasted . with the action of many members of Congress who nt heart nro opposed toi the legislation. The President based his veto entirely on what be regards us the unconstitu tionality of the law. He declares the Webb bill to tie a violation of the In- ' terstute commerce clause of thn Con stitution in thut It provides for a dele- 1 gatlon by Congress to the States of tho iiavap ri r.,ruliite Interstate commerce in liquor, which power the Constitution vests exclusively in i-ongress. President Taft's friends declared that the following passage from his veto message Illustrates better than any thing else the frame of mind in which he has considered legislation that has come before him during his entire ad ministration: 'The oath which the Chief Executive takes und which each member of Congress takes does nut bind him any less sacredly to observe the Constitution than does the oath which thn Justices of the Supreme Court take. It Is a question whether the dflubtful eon.tltutlonallty of bill ought not to furnish a greater reason for voting aguinst the bill or vetoing It than for the court to hold It to lm invalid. The court will only declare a law Invalid where Its unconstitutionality Is clear, while the law moker may very well hesltato to vote for a bill ,lf of doubtful constitutionality, be cause of the wisdom of keeping utterly within the fundamental law. "The custom of legislate! s and execu tives having legislative function to remit to the courts entire nnJ ultimate respon sibility as to the constitutionality of tho measures which they takn purt In passing Is un abuse which tends to put the courts constantly In opposition to the Legislature and Kxccutlvu and indeed to thn populur supporters of unconstitutional laws. If. however, the legislators and executives had attempted to do their duty, this bur den of popular disapproval would havo been lifted from the courts or at least con siderably lessened." In view ot the doubt on tho part of many members ot Congress as to the unconstitutionality of this measure, President Taft's veto message was in tho nature of a kindly lecture. The President Bald that If Congress could entirely suspend tho operation of the Interstate commerce clause upon liquor, It could do eo In respect to every other subject of commerce. Thn Presl dent was supported In his opinion as to the unconstitutionality of the law by Attorney-General Wlckershnm. The Senators who voted to sustain tho .veto were Hrsdley, llrandegee, Catron. Du Pont, Foster, Guggenheim, McLean, Martlne, O'Gorman. Paynter, Penrose, Percy, Perkins, Pomerenc, Ulchardson, Hoot, Stephenson, Sutherland, Wnrrcn and Wetmore, Trolley Kills former vt Vnrker. PniLi.ii'nit'nii, N .1,. I'eb. 2t. William tiiirn , wno came to .ew viniiee iroin ,ew V.or K lust July tn work in the KdUon cement plant, was kiiikii mat iiiitiu n va killed Inst night by a trolley car Kaston und Washington line, Ills atera. Annie, Mary and Julia Hums, Naw ork. a trolley car nf the t.nt 1hre eletera live in JVtW 'eolian Hail is the best place to buy a Victrola, not only because of the home like surroundings in which it is demonstrated, assurini: the suitability DINNER TO FEDERAL JUDGES. Attorney Wise nml Ills (re the Host. lllnnt Pulled Slates Attorney Henr.v A Wise and Ills assistant gave a dinner last night at the t'ulon League Club to th" Federal Judges of the Sfeond Circuit Bcsld" the Judges and the assistant I'nlted States Attornevs there weie pres ent six fonner assistant. The only as sistants of these who entered Mr. Wise's otllee with him four years ago were W II. Pitkin, assistant attorney of the Cnlted States at Porto Itloo. and Daniel D. Walton, Pitkin's assistant. The Circuit Judges pieseut lait night were Judges Ii llenry Larombe, Alfred C. Cnxe, Heniy G. Ward and Walter C, Noyes; tho District Judge were George C. Holt, lrf'uined Hand, Julius M. Mayci, George W ltay nf Norwich, John ft Hazel of HufTulii. Vim Verhten Veeder of th Wstrlct Court nf Brooklyn, and Julian W. Muck, now silting In the Commerce Com t Some of the former assistants present were John W Crlni, counsel for Charles S. Mellen . Felix Fiankfurter. solicitor for the War Department, Lniory It Buekner, counsel for the Curtail Inves tigating Committee, and William L Wemple. Assistant Attorney-General nf the United States, In charge of the Couit of Customs Appeals. NEARLY HIT GAYN0R ; FINED. Marnr'a ( ninpunloii feur Mtecileil nt I'entltleil limit II lull Itnte. Bernard Mltneuk, a chauffeur, of .VJ I1H ford avenue, espied by Mavor I my nor lut Wednesday when speeding south on Pari, row and complained ngaltiM. wn fined JIO by Magl-trnte I,vv in the. Tombs court yesterday Lugene Itsmlre Importer of i Last Sixtieth strct, owner of the car and riding in It at the time, vva discharged The Mavor did not sppear as complainant Lawyer Kilns P Goodman of Mil Plftn avenue, who had been walking with him nt the time lie stepped off the curb In front of the speeding machine, appeared to te-itifi tn its lmvine gone tucntj.flve miles nu I n,mr. -n'..l il. Mnvnr nsk von to make t 111" complaint Hgulnt mv client, Mr Good ninn?" asked Lawyer HolMeln -This it not a question of annoying the Mayor nr any one else," interposed Magis trate Levy, newly appointed, "but one of simple justice Ten dollars " ONLY ONE "Bromo QuMa" tlMtfe Lixatrvi Bromo Quintet Cam CoW in On Dy, Crip in 3 Days SWA 2U IIF.LKIIOLS NOTICES. AVENUE BAPTIST I FIFTH AVENUE BAPTIST OHURCH WKST 48TII ST. REV. CORNELIUS W0ELFKIN, 0. D. PASTOR. (M0 A. M , Klnlii School Hlon. Youne Woman's Class: Hr. MerrtU. Lcsdtr SERMONS BY DR. WOELFKIN Services are held In the following Christian Science Churches , gunjly, 1 1 A.M.and8P.M. Wf dnedayt.8 P.M i ,-rM Church. Central Varlc Vet and mth St fjrconil Church, Onlral Park w ttt and Mthtil. I Third Cliurcji. IVSth Httjt "d ad joii Ave. ., ..."'V'ISV.o. .'Iffi si 'h'str,,, Mxtli Ctmri.ii, Pari. Avenue and eltet Strcri BENJAMIN FAY MILLS At KHKRSON 111.1.. 4R l'.t .14th Mrtel. Illin. HprcUl t'onrenlrallon Meeting. At 4H1H NTIIKKT THIiaTRE. 4 V.t M. , Interpretation of "A Toor Utile UHti 5 ''.' M "What the World Needs Mo.t to Learn." r.DWIN MARKHAM will Preside. Central Presbyterian Church VVKST57TH ST. NIJAR tlHOADU'AV nev. Wtl.TON MKUl.lXSMITil. V. f).. Pastor. Itev. .lAMI'.S II. COCItnAV at II A. M. At 8 1'. St. Itev WILLIAM B, UUVEIIS ot llldrn, Kentucky. 0 10 A. M.Yun Men's Wide Study Club. .1 P. M Sahhatli .school Devollonnl .Service Wedneiday at S P. U ALL Wl'U'tllli: Fifth "avenue "phesbyteriahIFurch Mflli Avenun and l iftydlflh Street. REV. J. H. JOWETT, M. A., D. D. Mnrnlur prvlec al II o'eliirU. Afternoon ervice at can P. U Midweek service on Wednesday evrnlnr al CIS In the Chapel villi lieciindmird by l)r Juwctt SiTcbomars Church KIITII AV AND 531) ST. Kcv. I'.nNP.HT M. STinKS. D. P., Hector. 8 A. M.. Duly Communion. It, Mornlnir Servkv anil Sermon (Hector). 4, Kvcnanng and Address tltcctnr). MICMOItnt. BAT I' 1ST. Washington Square. im-Aitn JI'DMIN'. Pastor, villi nrftach: tl t he Shepherd Psalm.'' !' Sad. The Wrt U mv klienhcrd; 8, "II"' Withered IlamL' Matt. 13:13 Slrcleli forth thine hanil CltltlST Cllt'lU'll. Hroadway and 7IM M.i O. A. Stroni. rector; 8 A. M.. II A II.. Hector; 8 r. M Mr. nroun'Sramau; noonday preacher scat week. Dr Scajle. ST. MATt'ltr.W'S CHURCH, Sltti at., near Central I'aiU WrU. Itev. Arthur ;i. Jiicbre, M, A.. Hector, srrvlrea.taad It A. II.: 8 1 U Trinity I'arlsh. t'Mpel f the Intereeaalon. H'wayiYi.vuiiKi. Kev.ai.n. A; :IV Bt.V til::0; It, 4 and 8. (latca. P. D,, Vicar. IHIACK CHURCH, Hroadway and I Ola lit. Dr. HLAiTKIIY. Hector, 8; and II lllectori; 4 (Rev, Mr. tiaciiniaiiiii tnev, nr. KiiwsraM NT. STEPHEN'S, 123-IW W. Mill at.'. I)r. BE Alius, twewr. a,!.. 1