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eseort of 150 mm. Tn th tmln were 17
bam of bullion, welghlns 125 pounds each,
which at the present prleo of silver would
make tha value of tho shipment $740,100
In nold.
Itrfnitrr- Hi-turn i rhlliiinlinn.
While tlm men In thn train ate utmost
completely worn out by the h,tdshli of
tho trip. Ilif y will rct only until to-1
morrow momlnc when they will start for
Marfa, Tex., uml tho railroad, over seventy
miles of tnnuntnln nod plnln almost a
nugh as tin country ovnr which they
havo been travelling since they loft l'arral.
U .t. Catlahnii, a nilnltiK man from Santa
Itosalla, Chihuahua, arrive el here to-nlRht
'with the report that thn refugees from
Chlhtinhu.i had abandoned hope of reach
ing tho border ti ml hail started back to
Thn Federals under Metcado Orozco
And Caraveo abandoned the caravan nt
Falomlr, sixty-two kilometers east of
rhlhunhua, feat Ins to ro further with
them becauso of rebels. They burned
their wagon train and extra supplies to
prevent tho rebels from itrttlnR them.
Many of the refugees arc desperate and
ure trylnR to net back to Chihuahua be
fore overcome by the cold and hunger. A
mall band continued toward the bonier
nd (Sen. Tcrrazas Is believed to bo In
this party.
Owing to the close approach of Mer
Mtdo's army, which I variously estimated
nt from 2.C00 to 4,000 men, nil Mexican
ranchers nnd their employees In the val
leys of the Conchos Illver and the Hlo
Grande south of OJinaga are flocking: to
OJInnga and rhenco to the American side,
fearlne that a battle may taliu place and
that they may be tho victims.
Many Mexicans left tn-dny for Marfa
to be safely beyond the reach of Mexican
bullets should a battlo occur and cither
arty Ore across the boundary line.
All troops stationed at Marfa received
orders from Capt. Mitchell, who Is in
charge of American forces at I'resldlo, to
Proceed to tho latter point at once In
order that they may be within easy call
hould they bo needed In eiyierKCncy.
United Ftates Deputy Marshal f. A.
Cralirhead, Texas Ilanrcr Dan Knight and
number of customs Inspectors left Marfa
tor Presidio to-day, to bo on call should
their services bo required.
MhalU Plant Closed Protest
Against Tax on Itublier.
J Sptctal Catl DttpateA lo Tax Svx.
Mrxico Crrr, Dec. 7. Prlvnto de
spatches received hero from Cludad 1'or
fio Dlax, opposite ...irIo t'ass, Tex., In
dicate that the Carraiizlsta. movement has
omplotely paralyzed coal mining In tho
aorthtrn part of Coahulla. All this lm
aienso coal mlnlnc district Is deserted nnd
Sot a pound of coal has been extracted
Hnc last February.
All tha mines have either been totally
4atroyed or filled with water as a re
nit of tho operations of the rebels In
that part of the State, Plants were dyna
mited and the employees wero compelled
to flea or to Join the rebels. These plants
eould be repaired and trre mines could
resume operations within six weeks If
laborers and railroad cars cculd be ob
tained. All the coal used by the smelt
ins companies nnd the National Hallways
In this part of the republic Is being Im
ported from the United States at winter
Men Interested in tho rubber Industry
throughout the country are Indignant over
the new tax of fifteen centavos per kilo
gram, which is being levied by the Gov
ernment, as each case of rubber shipped
here contains one hundred rounds and
tha tax also applies to the weight of the
Itnhhrr Price Inerenard.
The prlco of rubber has greatly In
creased recently nnd although It has now
reached forty ents u pound thir tax
eats up almost all tho profit. Many big
rubber concerns, especially In the soutk
arn part of the republic, havo discontin
ued tapping nnd hundreds havo been
thrown out of work. Much American cap
ital Is involved tu this Industry in Mex
ico. The Oovcrnment Is facing a recrudes
cence of tho Zapatista movement In the
State of Morelos. The Morelos situation
la referred to by some In rebuttal of the
argument that If American recognition
had been accorded to Huerta and be had
been thus enabled to borrow money in
Europe ho could before this havo put
down the northern Insurrection.
Fight rnr Federal lllatrlct.
Zapatistas and Federals are fighting on
die border of Morelos ami the Federal Dis
trict, and yesterday's train for Cucrna.
Vaca had to turn back. In other words,
the campaign In Morelos must bo com
menced all over again, nnd Oen. Juvenclo
Roblcs la being sent as military Governor
to undertako thn task.
How far tho Zapatista movement In
Its present phase Is connected with the
revolution In the north Is not regarded
here. It Is clear that tho Zapatistas may
now say they Mippuit Cairanz.i, but if
Carranza, betamo I'riMdcnt It Is thought
generally hcio that he would soon have
the Zupatlstu problem on bis hands. The
Zapatista movement u u thing by Itself.
" The Government icports tlint tho van
guard of Gen. Velasco'H force, has arrived
at the station of Gllltii, thli ty-threo kilo
metres from Torreon.
It Is reported that Gen. Ituhlo Navar
rete lias been appointed chief of tho Hfavo
division, succ ci ding Gen. Joaquin Tellei.
Headquarters or the division is at Mon
terey. Gen. IkiiiicIo .Munoz n;us been arreated.
charged with dl.itfeetl"n toward tho ad
ministration, Muiioz Is n closo friend of
Gen. Felix Ida, ami was associated with
him In the revolution which ovei threw
Maduro bust February.
From Tampleo, on the east coast, cam
a report from Gen, Candldo Agull.tr tha:
ms troops haw iiispercd a group of ban
dlts who inobsieil the piopeity of the
Kiectria UIJ i einipany, a fniolKii corpora
tion. Ho slated that three) of thn bandits
bad been executed as an object ksson to
other small independent bands In tho vl
President- llucrta's reason for calling so
many of his Generals lo Mexico city is
reported to-day to be tho result of his
dftslro to consult them regarding what
action should bo taken to satisfy tho
honor of thn army In making a reply tu
President Wilson's message, Tho meet
ing Is to take placn to-morrow.
Gri, I, nl Illniico Coiici-iilrnllns
ItelieU .rur fiiilf Port.
Bownsvii.i.k, Tex., Dec. 7, A party of
twenty Constitutionalist officers and their
families, Incliiellng Colonels Francisco C.
Robelo, (?. Magana ami J. Perez anil
Major M. Alvim-z, havo reached hero
from El Paso by way of Han Antonio mi
their way to Join tho forces of Oeli,
I4lU Blanco, who Is said tn he concen
trating for nn attack upon Tumplcu.
Cel. Hobelo, who has taken charge of
Hi Constitutionalists at Matnmoro.s and
will lead tho troop movement south, salel
that the Constitutionalists expert to capture-Mexico
cltyjytthln sixty daya.
Band of Deserters
.7 BAlsAS 'wV-
T. ruiiPAN7MG
The revolutionary movement which Is
proving most alarming to Gen. Huerta
nnd his supporters Is that begun, or
rather resumed, by Zapata, the famous
brigand chief. In the south and in the
Immediate vicinity of the capital While
Carranza Is advancing toward 'blbuahua
to Join l'nncho Villa and to begin a Joint
advance on Mexico city from the north,
Zapata Is moving northward fiom the
southern States and his rebels nro con
centrating around Hultzllac, thlrty-tho
miles, frorji the capital. The battle tn bo
fought thero will probably be the Inst be
fore tho rebels reach Gen. Huerta's
The First National Tcninnnirily
Turns Affairs Over to
U. S. Examiners.
Offpr of Directors to rut Fp
8700.000 to Keep Open
Is licfuspil.
Tho First National flank of Hayonne,
established In 1903, and one of the largest
banking Institutions In Baynnne, will not
open Its doors for business to-day. It
will possibly be several days, If ever, be
fore business will be resumed at the bank
again. The bank has been placd In tho
hands of Ftderal bank examiners, accord
ing to a Hatemcnt Issued last night by
President Oeorgo II. Carrngan of tho
bar.k, who said .
"In view of tho depletion of our cash
reserve, which leaves us with Insuindent
funds to meet our requirements, because
of our dlftlculty to Immediately realize'
ready cash on our securities, it haa been
decided to place) tho bank temporarily In
the custody of the national bank i vnmln
ers In order that our depositors may bo
fully protected,"
Mr. Cnrrngan added that Chnrles
Chapman, a national bank examiner, had
concluded nn examination of the bank'ti
books last night and decided that It was
not In condition to open this morning. Mr.
Carragnii expressed conllelence that tlie af
fairs of tho Institution woulel bn arranged
so that It wouhl rcsumo business again
in two or three days.
Ho salel that the examiner had decided
that thn bank hail loaned loo much money
on notes. This. Mr. Carrngan said, was
the only difficulty. "Tho bunk Is in
good shape," ho said, 'but wo havo been
a little too liboral In the matter of loans."
For tho paet we-ok rumors wero being
freely circulates! throughout Hayonne
tlint the directors of thn bank wero having
trouble to get III cash. It was known
that meetings, eomo of them lasting well
Into the night, hinl been secretly held h-
tho ellrectors In the hnpo that something
might bo derided upon that woulel re
lievo tho situation,
Depositors, however, were loath to
takn out their money until Saturday,
when some of them, moio timid than
others, appeared at thn hank ami with-
diew the-lr deposits,
Hofoti' the bank closed for tho -ay
many elcpositois had wlthdiawu their
accounts, but liuinlre ils of others, Ignorant
of conelltlons nt the bank, allowed their
money to remain on eleposlt theit, ninl
it was not until yesterday morning that
many of them (nimd thn eruditions at
the bank, then only tn reall.e that they
couhl not wltheliaw their savings.
Thee dlreetois mil at the bank bulldlne
yesterday and after much discussion It
was derided to clene the bank and place It
In the hauils of the examiners, as they
evlelenllv feand there woulel be n run oil
thn bank lo-ilay.
It Is said that some of the ellrectois,
wishing lo nvolel publicity by clo-lng the
harm, got together anil agreed to put up
97(in,omi If the examiners would allow thn
bank to remain open, but this proposition
v PACi
From Zapata Arriving in Mexico City
'f m riirfjSMT TT. i r
me exact wneiealiouts or .a pat a :re,Jalm,s T M, litrmott. Democrat, of lilt-
ErsTXr I ve in , ase of Mr. M.Dornio.t
tered Ayala, hl birthplace, and was nr. the c.immltKe d.-s not to to tho length
claimed by the population, He is now of recom-m ndln s actt,n of a punitivo
belle el to be as-einbllng his fore, s in i charae'er
his old stronghold. Ilii.uitla. In the iramn. T,10 UMU. ..ctivlt.es i -he Nttlon.l
tains, from which the Fdernls han for . , . .... u ......
years been trying to dislodge him. Aoelat;..n of Man ,f.icturers .ire rh.trac
Itefugees nrrlvlng from Cuernavnoa In terlzed ,vs i-uie'ieiulbb' and surprise Is
Mexico city said yesterday Hint the for- j expresu-d that the patriotic, law nbldlni
mer city l. surrounded by more thnn 8,000 j citizens who compose the rank and tile of
.m ji.ii ihias, woiiR ine i-eoerai garrison .
numbers only a few hundred men.
was turo.sl down, and there was nothing
left but to place the bank III the hands of
the Federal examiner.
All "lay yesterday there were crowds
of depositors about tho building, ns they
had learned thero w.us a directors' meet
ing In progress. The depositors wero
anxious to tlnd out if the) bank wa to
a,,,..,, .... le t,.... ......i.i . i. .a..
to-day. a he-y were gre-aty dlh ippeilnte.l
whe-n told that the hank would not ninn to-
ill iv.mlil .,,,1 ,,. n tn.
day and woubl remain close'd until per-
III! pit-
?o tZ-T" "Mal"e" 'rom "'e "I""1,,e"
The bank was start.sl on April SS. I90S. 1
as tho Hayonne Hank, and on Decemlnr
r, tnor. It b.cniiie the First V,ilo.ii
n,..i; r ii.vnn National
The natik, according tn Its Peptember
- I
re-port, had a capital of fl0n,00el, surplus
nnd profits of Jin.'.OOO, individual deposits
of 1 1.1 307,000. Thn F'.ock was quoted nt
J 1 sr. and hail been paying annual divi
dends of 10 per cent.
It Is locati'd at Thirty-third street nnd
Broadway, in the lie-art of the business
section of the- city, and Includes ninny
of tho business men in that vicinity
among Its ilepeislteirs. It nlso had tho
backing of some of the best known busi
ness nun In tho city.
The olllcera of tint bank are: George
, II. Carragan, prusldent; William II, Vre-o-
, land, vice-president (Mr. Vre'cland is n-r-retary
and treasurer of the Mllllgan &
Hlgglns Glue Company of Manhattan) ;
John i' itvi'r, vice-president (Mr, Hyer
Is a member of the firm of Terry, liver
.t Co. of Manhattan): Fredeilek S.
Perkins, cashier, and l.ouls C. Ilragdon,
assistant cishler.
It. G. IIutehliiB, vlce-pieslel(nt eif the
National Hank of Commerce of this city,
said i irly this morning that thn First
National Hank of Hayonnn has cleared
since Its organization throush tho N.i-
, tlori.il Hank of Commerce.
I Mr. llutchlns addesl that the closing of
tno iiayoium nans, was news to mm.
i I'enr AttHck lir JtelieU or Pureed
j I. on n tu Jllie-rtn.
I I.Anr.no, Tex., Dec. 7. Tim Banco Mer
' cantile. on" of the leading banks of Mon
terey, having a capital of 5 2, .',00,000, has
closed Its eloors and gone emt of busine ss
I temporarily on account of the dlstutbeel
conditions. Duly one bank Is now- operat
' Ing In the city, th otheis having closed
elnvvn for fear of bedng compelled to make
i forced loans to thn Government or of
being loeited by the t'onstltutlonallsta
should tho city b.i captuii-el,
Tho Constitutionalists nro reported to
havo 10,000 nu n gatluici! In thn vicinity
'of I.lnarcs for no ntineU nn Imtl, M,.n.
tercy ami Kaltlllo, Monterey Is cut oft
from rallioail i-onimunle-atlon with Mexico
city, Priiclli-iilly all forelgne-rs havo left
for tho ti dcr.
Delicatessen Mint Battles 'With Cns
I omei other .loin In,
When John Moinn of lor, West 12th
" ' '""v i"iu
street went around lei Ailolph Knobe-rs
elellcatesseii shop al .107 l.e-nox nv 1-11110
ve ste-relav nnd eli-niatiileil fid centH vvhli-h
j ho asseite-el Knohel owe-el him, Knobel
elee-llneil tu pay. Thereupon arose an nr -
cuuieiit, vvhli h leel Moran to 1 each down.
j pli'l. up a handful of suusaRo and throw
It lulu Knobe -I'm faiii-.
1 l.'Mol.nl I.illuln.) t..ltl. nH I.
, ,,n r.,ii' -
kiniit ns he i-oulil Ke-I lulu Ids two hands.
I Flvei e iistoini'iH III the placn ri-e-oKlilr-i-d
their opportunity anil JoIihmI In tho fray,
i Hill plckliH, chee-se mid fiom Hew about
I InelNi'i'lmlnati'lv.
, ii ,-iii(iii i in ii-iiiiii.i nrrivf-n ns a pinnir.
lilei nln u iih l,ivhiir l,i- ll, r,.,.,e
MiMiin vmis 111 ri-steel on Knobcrs i omplalnt
and at nisht court was lined 1.
I.dlihy roiiiniiltcc Clciirs All
.MeinliiTS of House Kv
t'pf McKcnnott.
Niiliona! Assot'intiou of Maiut-
i . , .. .
iiinimr ionics in lor a
.Mild Itcpriiiuiiid.
i asiiini,tt.v. Dec 7. The Democratic
i mr m'jers of IV special ruimmttvc of the
Hou.-e appointed last July to inest!snte
I the Mulhall lobby charges have completed
their repoit, which win be Mihmllted In the
lloiie 'iiie time t,et week.
i While the repoit Is long and exhaustive
in It.- rewew of the extendeil hearings. It
falls to tlnd .nothing tangible In Gol
Mulhall s ,ill.'.t:lops ajalnf-t the problt
of members f the II"U.e of Ileprr fent.i-
. tixes ex.ept as ngirds Kepresentntlvc
,,, A KhnllM have countenanced
such methods as were employed by Mul
hall and others.
Iteporl on .Mellcrmntt.
ln regard to Itep-n-cntatii e McDcrmott
the committee sajs:
"Yeiur committee Is of the opinion that
the most serleius question of propriety af
fec!ng Mr. McDe-rm-j't Is i(ot In ponnec
tlon with tt.o Nat.onal Association of
Manufacturers or the otliT mitters above
out of his acts and
' T
mmr Dealers Asso
I"-'"'"" V" '
ciation of the District of Columbia and
... ., ft t ,u
ke,;, tohlchaillnnbaVbe'entnadV''
. T.h r,pV 'VJ.'li Hl' t
Yn"y ; ' , ' '''5;
Dermott said ho hnel receed J..sno for
, nnt,.ln,in shark legislation
.....I .1.... .V.rt .1. nl , ia 'irrnKnn,! 1 1 1 II
llllll Hull ,ii,- ...... - nr .. . . .. . ...
New York confer, nee between the Hepre-
sentatlvee and George D. Horning, rep
resenting the' pawnbrokers, am! John A.
McDermott, a icprej-mtatlve of tho or
ganized bn'wcis of the country.
The report also sets forth tho ndml!on
of McDermott that he had borrowed
various sums from the pawnbrokers ani!
still owned Homing 11,000 mid his denial
that he reci'ivfd this or any other sum
for opposing thee loan shark legislation.
All of this fhn report states without
Then the committee gives a synopsis
of the testlinonv concerning McDermott's
borrowing of the jr.00 from Hugh Harvey,
a representative of tho liiiior dealers,
while the Washington excise hill was
pineling. This loan the Hepresrntatve elld
not n-pav. but he' den.ed that It nffectcd
his stand on the evcls,. legislation which
Hie lliinnr dealers were fighting.
"Your committee call gei no further
than asciTtam and itpoit to tho llouso
the facts ns It flnels thein," says tho re
port. "Wo cannot leael tun neart nnu
conscience of Mr. McDermott nnd those)
with whom he dealt In tho various trans
actions ninl affairs that havo bee n related.
"Thi'io is not upon our part tho slight
est tei'llng against him ami under no
clrcunistano s woulel we eln him tiny in
justice. Several of us havo known him
thioiiKhout most of his time of service,
anil we-, us elei the membeiH of tho llouso
generally, know- his characte ristics nnd his
Ideals, ns tho public gitii'r.illy elors not
and In tlm natuio of thlnus cannot know,
I'niloubte-elly his training has not given
him the stanelaril that cliaractcrlzes publlo
tiie ii g' nerally.
Acts of limirnprli'ls .
"We' e'annot say that lie has ben cor
ruptisl In Ids legislative duty or that Ills
olllclal nets unit votes navo nien cor
ruptly inllne-nce'el, but we should feel that
i w have- shlikesl u duty which wo own tliei
llouso nnel the ceiuntiy elid wo not hay
' that we nro driven, much to our regre t,
t 'l'0- conclusion that lw has besn guilty
of nets of grave Impropriety, unbecoming
lliu dignity of tho distinguishes! position
he occupli'S.
"That which a ptlvato citizen may do
with Impunity must frequently be
shiiuneil by nnu In olllclal position.
"Wo woulel not condemn him upon
the unsupported stntement of Mulhall
or of McMlciiarl. but we rest our opinion
upon his own testimony and admissions."
Miilhall's testimony reKarellm; the use
tlint ho alleced ho miielo of Mcliinnntt
. "'''! ",,t. M'uct .dans of tho
union moor kmiiip en ain iseiuaiiv cs 11
HiitnniarUi'd, nnd then tho report rem-
1 n-i.r, ........iieinn eimn r.v,,r,.u,.u ti,n -t
j (mt Forme-i- ItepiiHe-nlatlvee .lami N U
1 Watson of Indiana cnnilucied himse lf with
I doubtful iroiiely when ho capltallze-d
I ills Inllueni-i- with members of fonitress
1 In uneh-itiikliiK In hddev throimli tho tailff
1 1 1...
i I'lllllllllM'll , tltl in' , r , i I , 1 1 If 'I ,,v
I tho National Association of .Mauiifai-tiireiH
nnd the oiKanlzatlons nlllliati il with It III
' the tariff iiniimtsslon ci-iiiiiiltti-o or ono
J himilieil."
II Ira tlm testlinonv- of Mr. Waixnii
rcua renin; inn eiinriw in line- eii ni iiirnier
1 I,, l l,,n. l r,n ..t
I tariff commission piovlsinn proiiosed as
I on umendmciit tu tho Pdyue-Aldrlch Idll
San Francisco
while that measure was pending tn Con-gn-ss.
and then sas!
"Th, re was no cUdcncc presented to
your commltKo which would Indicate that
under th rule as to Improper Inlluenc.s
sit foith legislation was Improperly
efl.ctcd bv the lobb, which worked In Ub
,t the same time the commit" ' ques
tlons the prnprlet of on- who has I n '
a member of Congres an.l attained i. Pr-
sonal and political lutlutnic
a pllallting
that Inliu- nee In pressing legislative propo
sitions upon Congress for hlro by p rsonnl
contact and personal efforts with mem
bers, as was dono tn this case, and we
confess to a feeling of regret that upon
nnv question, whatever Its merits, the
loblnlsts for It should be able to say, as
Mr. Watson said In this case. 'I bad
various members of Congress coming to
nvcrt to me about how their delegations
Stl'O'l "
The n port dral exhaustively with the
lobbying operations of the National Asso
ciation of Manufacturers. It desciibes
In detail this organization, the National
Council for Industrial Defence and other
subsidiary bodies through which these,
operations were carried on
The committee . xprfss.s surprise that
the meml'i 's "f the manufacturers' nso.
cl.itton. who. It finds, arc patriotic, moral.
law a iding citizens geiwrallv. should
sanction the- methods or .Mu na i anu
of Mulhall and e
others in seeking to control legislative
and administrative functions of the na
tional Government.
ti,. eniiimtttrn somewhat elaborately
discuses the definition of tho vvonH
"lobbvls ' and "lobbying." It sets forth
that lobbvlng consists of see-king to In
fluence legislation ami that tl.ern Is
legitimate) ninl illegitimate' lobbying
It holds that any citizen or organization
has tho Inalienable right to address a
S-vtiatnr "r lleprese ntntlve witli argu
ments Intended to convince h ill as tn the
proper staiiel to take on penellng legisla
tion Hut the operations of the National Asso
ciation of .Manufacturers In the maj,n tho
committee bratnis as lllegltlmato lubbjlng
ainl thi'refoie reprehensible.
The American Federation of Labor re
ceives a clean bill of he-nlth In the report.
The committee finds that this organiza
tion Is extremely nctlvo 'n set kins to
shape legislation and vigorously aids and
oppose s car.dldaUs for Congress, but that
the e videnco shows these operations a.ie
e-ondm-ti d In th' open und without repre
hensible method.
Ilepri'sentatlves Pherley, Kentucky;
Ilartli'lelt, Missouri: Webb. North Caro
lina. Ctlder, New York; F.Urchllil, New
York, nnd Burke, Pennsylvania me held
to havo been accuse-d unjustly by Mulhall
of being lntluenocd by tho manufae-.urijs'
Tho committee) admits that there 1
strong testimony connesitlng He-presenta-tlvo
Fairohlld with tho lobby, but finds
there Is no Indlcitlon that he or any of
tlm others was unduly Influenced or in-tlu-ncssl
at all by the manufacturers' as
sociation or Its oUIists or iiieiits.
In tin- case of Itepri-pentative) Pherley
the .exoneration is .i sweeping one-. Tho
report Fives In eb'ttll all references to "Mr.
Pherley In thn Mulhall charges and alter
analyzing the evidence sei.vs that It Is dllll
eillt to oioleistand how his name could
hnvo been mentioned In rcgaul to tho
lobby In even tho mort remoto degren.
-Irllinle I'lilel t llenefHi-tnrs Wlio
I'n.scil .M-nr Hurliiit Vi'nr.
Ofllcrrs profesorH, students nnd
friends of Columbia University gathered
In Kt Paul's Chapi'l yesterday nfteniootj
and lialel trlbiitn to thoso who have passeel
away during thn year. Not In years linn
so long u list of nnnics of Inrgn bene
fnctors appeared on tho memorial page.
The iiiblrisM was lnado by Prof. Casslue
J' 'nmsc ""honored w ere J Plcrpont Stor.
gnn, llnbert '. Ogden, Whltelnw Held,
Charles McBurni'y. .lit hub . Mcl.anex
i:wen Mclntyre, Angus Stevvnrt. lhomaM
cook, IMward Curtis, John U. ( urtls,
Arthur. Kelgar. William HallocR. l-rtnli
Hartley, Philip U. Hiss nnd r. P. Kin
nrciiV In Wntrr Mulu MnU.-a n Hole
K.lKllt l''t li-pp.
A section of nly nnlshed asphalt
nsveinent on rt concrete louiiiiauoo, . ,.j
VrV"' 1 . .. . Vi the intersection of I
?..',.,', .i Thlr.t streets, lloboken.
I ..fiprnoiin. leavlnB a hole eight I
y08V r, K L , , " ' S iiortl.bouud trolley I
or ten fe'Ct deep, uoiuiu
, , ,. naveme,,..
' V , , c..,,,.,e,v , ,tnn
which .im lltilslicd on Niturit.. was nuj
( a bleak In the water main. The Hood
' .....Bi,n.i nu-nv tons nf eaiill nul thee most
expe rt of the lloboken elete-ctlve-H wero not
able to eleteimlne where it we nt,
-rho trolle-y tails remained In I'osl-
... ,t most eir lb" ties went down with
!,...'...,. ,,,0 1 all tho cur lines op-
ell" l" v .
cratlnK e"' vVasbinniou sm-ci m-m
lilwke-el. furs KohiK to the hill sections
wero eb-tour.'d lliiuimh Willow- avenue,
but no i-iiis on the WaMiliiKton stn-et
cltv lino will inn until the rnlli aie
., , . tt....i..,rt Me,,
l'els,lll IvItiK In WllSlllllKtOn SIICCI
be-tiweii Si-i-oiul nnd Fifth stre-cts wero
wllhoul water and ens laAt nlsnL
Sensible Christmas Gifts
The real value of a gift cannot be computed in terms of
money alone utility, interest and lasting beauty are
determining factors.
What gift could be more appropriate and acceptable than
an Eastern Rug which, in weave and effect, is the same
today as that carried by the traveller in the Holy Land
centuries ago ?
The Association of locality, and the charm of the old
designs, wrought m a fabric of extreme durability and
utility, provide for the recipient a source of constant
gratification for many years.
Dependable rugs of the old designs can be supplied at
prices ranging from $12.00 upward.
Mail Orders will be carcjully and conscientiously filled.
. Flnwilii'n Mi-fSfixiiir WliruP'
-'US. IIOH11M .UHHor, llM
II uslia ii1 Is n I'rolinian Man
npvr, a Siiicido.
Lonvps Family nt Tablp
riiinhs Throusrli Itatli
rooin Window.
Mrs Florence Wordfn McGregor, wife
of Edgar 3 McGregor Id. stage director
1 ff,r fnIif Frohman nnd Daniel Kroh-
committed suicide last night bl
nnu, woiiiiu...' . --.
Jumping from a window of their apart-
tnent on thn seventh floor of tho Blvler.t Me-mbrr. Are Iteiul.
nt Hlversld" Drtvn nnd 157th street. She Several hundred persons were unable tn
struck a paveel court and was de-td when f,"' '"" " J"
- , , .. i 'bird street last night when thu annual
founel. Her skull was fracturcil and nlan sf.n.ce of idirt. No. o.
bones were broken. U., was held. Rvery available! space In
Mrs. McGregor, who was 31 years old, the asstmbly hall was taken,
had been suffering from a nervous dls- Over the chair of Kxalte-d Hitler Arthur
order for some time and had been under V. Dearelen on the platform vva- a ,-lre-k
, ... ,. ,, ., , ,,i,, . ...dial four feet In eliametcr. The hands
the earn of Dr Henry (1. M.-Adam of Hi nnf nt A), of n,mb(ri n
West 157th street This trouble had been thl 12 W(.re lighted. Above tho dial
worse for the last few days, butlast wer fifty-two lights In the shape of white
night Mrs. McGregor ,eemil more her cry santhemums. Kach of them symbolized
normal nilf She and her litlsbanel dined
late and a little- before 9 o'clock were sit
ting In the dining room over their coffee.
Their young son, Ielgar J, McGregor 3d.
w.t-s with them.
Mis McGregor suddenly left the table
u! -'..nt to the bathroom. She was gone
for some time and her husband became
worrleel ai 1 calh-d to her. She r.'Plled
that she would be back In a minute.
After another wait Mr. McGregor again
became anxious and called a second time.
There was no respor.e. He tried the
Ml. ..II
Every consideration of fit, com
fort, price and appearance favors
our clothes being worth while
when purchased, they afford the
added value of unusual service.
Sack Suits $18 to $50
Winter Overcoats $18 to $75
Motoring clothes for owner and chauffeur correct
in every detail of design, fit and fabrics.
Astor Place &l Fourth Avenue
i:nrii,!i,niiiii in,.!'1 ', :.i m m ihiiiiiii'iii-.iniiii'i'i iiniiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiii w iI,i....mh, ...iHii.Sfl
Washington. D. C.
n 11 r
bathroom door and finding It locked
smashed the glass panel with his list and
unfastened the door from tho Inside. Ills
wife was not in the room and the window-
was open,
Mr. M- Gregor ran to the elevator and
I reached the ground floor as Ilk-haul
i Halsel, elect i Ida ii of the building, was
starting upstalis to iiitif htm of th
"n,llll of Mis. M.Glegor' body. Hal-el
said ho had heard n nol. and going to
the court had stumbled over the body
I'ollceman G.inett of the West 15M
street station was called In nnd fent fOi
hii ambulance from the Washington
Heights Hosplt.il. but there was nothing
I for the ambulance surgeon lo do when he
I urrlved.
I Mr. McGregor Is a member of th'i
i Lambs and the Friars.
I Miss Woiden, who was a niece of Itcir
Admlr.il Worden. tho commander of tho
Monitor in her battle with the Merrimac.
I and a grandnlece of Hear Admiral Tyri
' of th Hrl'.lsh navy, became acquainted
I with Mr. MacGregor while he was a sSaui
' director and she was acting In "A Ch!ne-e
Honeymoon," "The Hunan-ays" and "Th"
Troud Prince." Itoth were successful n
their profession. Miss Worden left thi
stage after their marrlaro nine years aso.
i.i-i,.. ... . :...... fi i
i neceaaeu memner or tnn icuige
When Secretary .Tames W Carroll be
gan to read the list all tho lights In tho
hall were put out except thoe behind thn
dial numbers and In tho crystuthemiim
bulbs. As he read a name one of tho
lights was extinguished.
The eulogy was el.-livered by
. 1"J"'' J""
Tlm memorial service- of Brooklyn
Lodgn. No. 22, B. P. 1 1, 11. was held at
Plymouth Church. Memorial services
were held by lodges of tho F.ll.s through
out the United States yesterday and last
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