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KH I'd, THE WEATHER FORECAST. Rain or snow to-day; fair and colder to-morrow. ' Detailed weather reports will be found on page 1 7; UVL VOL. LXXX1. NO. 112. NEW YORK, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1913. t'opiWtfnt, 1913, hV tne Sun Printing and Pvbtohino AMOclotUit. 72 PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. G.O. P. LEADERS LIKE NEW PLAN (ireiit 3lnjority Approve Ac tion of National Committee. ONLY A FEW 1MIOTEST Even Southerners Indorse Reduction of Their Delegates. PROGRESSIVES STAND OUT Mann and Woods Among Those Who Say They Have Not Formed an Opinion. ' Thr Sun invited Republican lenders of all factions throughout the United States, yesterday to express their views on the reorganization plan adopted by the Republican National Committee last week. More than sixty-five of the hundred who made statements Indorsed the action of the committee, ten opposed It and the others were noncommittal. Of thoeo who approved sixty are from Northern States and flvo from the South. The ten who protest are equally divided between the North and the South. Among those who "have not had time to decide" are James It. Mnnn, Repub lican lender In the House, and Frank 1. 'Woods, chairman of the Republican Congressional committee. Still others are Indefinite In .their replies. As a rule the regular Republicans welcome the "harmony" proposal, while J the Progressives seem to feel that there is. little use In attempting a reconcilia tion. Some States, both North and South, such as Michigan, Minnesota. North j Dakota, Ixulsiana and North Carolina, are undivided In mipport of the plan. Others, notably New Hampshire, Texus. Arkansas, South Dakota, Kentucky and Wisconsin, Indicate that the leaders are not In accord on the measures necessary to rehabilitate the party. VIEWS OF CONGRESSMEN. Opinions nf Leader Heflrr Those of All Fuel Ions. Washington, Dec. 20. Expressions of op,ninn by leading Republicans of the House reflect those of all factions of the party In Congress and all quarters of the I'liited States In regard to the recent action of the Republican National Committee. Herein a special effort has been made to gtt the views of Republican members from the States most affected ml to that end the views of Southern Republicans nre given nt perhaps greater length than those of their Northern party affiliates. Uroadly speaking there Is nearly no op position to the general plan of reducing the representation In Republican con ventions from those sections of the t'nlted States where thu party Is either practically non-existent or In a state of atrophy There is great divergence of opinion as to the best method to bo pur sued In effecting this reduction. The notion of tne II. 'publican National Com mittee in eiTi -tirig tluso reductions Is more frequently criticised on the ground that It was Insufficiently extensive than on the ground that It has been too dras tic Representative Jutnes R. Mann, the Re publican leader In Congress, said I "I regard the reapportionment problem as one with which It Is not my province to meddle. Tho necessity for n reduc tion of the representation from the States where the Republican vote is either non-existent or a negligible frac tion of tho total vote cast was obvious. The method to bo pursued in effecting this reduction was a matter for the con- j eideratlon of the Republican National Committee. I have not had the tlmo closely to apply myself to a dissection of the plan provided by the recent meet: Ing of the committee. -Tho comment which I have heard and read has not been sufficiently ndverso to warrant mo in thinking that they went very far alleld in tho working out of the problem." Woods Can't Give Opinion, Representative Frank 1. Woods of Iowa, chairman of the Republican Con sres9lon.il campaign committee, made public hlu views In tho following state ment: "Tho newspapor reports of the netlon liken by tho National Cornnillteo differ to such an extent that I am not fully Informed as to tho exact changes pro posed for reapportionment by the Isatlonal Committee, nor the changes mudo. If any, in the rules for selecting und seating del i gates. I cannot, therefore, at this, tlmo express an opinion of the fairness of their i!ans. There should bo a readjustment of apportionment In such a way as to deal fairly with all parts of ths country and be an incentive for every Republican to ote at elections; also a change In the Miles or method of selecting and seating delegates to national conventions. Representative Campbell ltascom Hlemp ut Virginia, tho only Republican member from the Old Dominion, takes Issue with the National Committee. "I think the apportionment proposition hhould be boned on the percentage of the total vote plan," lie said, "rather than upon the number of Republican votes. To hase additional representation In national conventions on tho number of votes cast for Republican candidates In any Con ;reailonal district brings up the wholo OmtHmud m Miyhth Pat: $350,000 PAID FOR TITIAN. Mr Hatch l.nne Telia nf Xnlc In Mm. I'niery of Cincinnati. Special CiM Despatch to Tiik Sin . London, Dec. 20 sir IIukIi Lane, the Hiigllsh connoisseur and collector who i sulil Titian's bortrnll nf Phlltlti II. of i uM. , ,, ,r V .... . ., ."-pain to Mrs. T. J. Kinery of Cincinnati. 1 told the correspondent of Tub Ki;n to-day tliut Mrs. Kmcry Id making a collection of i masterpieces which sho Intends to present to the city of Cincinnati. The price was $350,000. There are fewer example of Tltlun's work In the United States than of any other artist so far ns Sir Hugh Lane knows. Ho added that Mrs. Kmcry bought the picture without having seen It. Sim relied entirely on Its reputation and u photograph. Tim painting In frequently called a ym phony In gold and silver. Mrs. Kmcry has It In the condition In which It left the hands of the master. Some later addi tions by unknown artists have been re moved. This portrait Is one of the most famous portraits In existence. It Is tlio original of nil Titian's portraits of Phillip II. Them Is a replica In the Museo del Prado, In Madrid. NO NEW OPERA HOUSE f Ueport That Metropolitan Director I Have llrelilrit No I to Move. It was reported last night that the di rectors of the Metropolitan Opera Com pany at a recent meeting hud dellultely decided that the present house was ade quately suited to need. of metropolitan opera for years to come The decision ulso curies with It tho determination to spend ,'u0,d00 in chaug ing tho front of the present building and in making such other repairs as are nec essary. The acoustic properties of the house were considered by the directors, the re port said. They came to the conclusion that this and the stage equipment were all that could bo dealt ed, W. J, Guard, the press repp-cntailve of the opera company. s.ud last nlcht that he hail not heard of such a meeting RAILROADS CERTAIN OF FAIR TREATMENT C'liui'lo A. I'routy of Interstate Commerce Commission So Says in Letter. Fair treatment of the railroads and de cision of their application for Increased rates on the facts are assured, according to Commissioner Charles A. I'routy of the Interstate Commerce Commission, who has written a letter to it New Yorker re garding his lAitos Club speech on that subject. Mr. I'routy says "I have already resigned as a member of this commission, but you are lorrect In your prophecy, I believe, that the rail roads will be fairly treated. When they show that they are entitled to an nil vance In their transportation charges that advance will be permitted, but the neces sity for such an advance Is not demon strated by the assirtlnns of newspapers. What the commission must have are the facts. "I did not say at the Lotos Club din ner that the commission would not sanc tion rate Increases until it had ailciiuato supervision of their Ilnanclal operations, but rather that such Increases could lie more safely granted If the supervisory power existed. That I personally did not Intend to lay down any such rule Is abun dantly shown by the fact that 1 have very rec. ntly concurred with the State Commit sloners of four States In New England In a recommendation that the llo-ton and Maine be allowed to make a very substan tial Increase In rates. "When 1 came on this commission sev enteen years ago about the first tiling I ever said In public was that there could be no ndciuale and proper rigubitlon of our railroads which did not begin with the capital account nnd that this control of the Ilnanclal operations of n railway was necessary both In the Interest of trie .vlfli.ldu- nil the rate pa) ing ptiiiiio "It clearly appeared in the Investigation m um- iim- ....-in in.un nun mm which 1 conducted Into the affairs of tho i the people of New York State were en New Haven railroad that If that company titled to cv ly protection agn'ust fraud, had never spent a dollar outside of Its, Thn ,iit.n.nt against Dunn. Kogarty i&wsttzs o" pcr - ;rr r??, ,'om,,:Ty cent, and carry a handsome amount to j was brought August is of this year by surplus." tho nieclal Grand Jury. Most of the PROF. BRUCE WYMAN RESIGNS, l.rnven llnrturil lleemise of f'rlll elaui Ovrr Ilallroml Retainer. iirtuTnv. liee. ISO Prof. Hi nee Wvinan nf ihe Harvard law school tendered his unconditional resignation to the 1'nstdunt and Fellows of Harvard College to-day. Tho resignation Is to take effect nt thu end of thu college year and Is nccom- panted by tho request that Ic.no of absence be granted until that time. I'rof. Wyman says he takes this action because of tho criticism which he seems to have aroused by accepting n retainer WL?JT$ &ZlVl$Z lecturing In the law school. He sayH that uh there is a possibility his action may embarrass Harvard he deems It wise to sever his connection with the Institution. Prof. Wymuri defends his course, saying that ho expressed his views In favor of rallioad centralizing long before he. accepted u retainer fioni President Mellen of New Haven. T.T"T7r - TAKES JrOIbOH IN A CAtt. Mau Relieved to lie H Sailor IvIIIj Himself In limns. A man who registered at thn Moshnlu Inn, at 251st street and llrondivuy, Thn llroux, early this morning killed himself in the cafe of the place by taking iKilmm. His name was Wilbur Ranks und U Is said that he is a sailor on a furlough. Hanks was accompanied by a woman and tried to Induce her to tako poison nlso Ho put a srhlto powder In tho whlskey that both were drinking and as i,.. .irnrik his he said a, -lira iiiiisi oie wiin me." The. woman did not swallow her drink ana sunereu im injury, Hanks col lapsed almost immcuiiiieiy i no i;oro- per was called and did not hold tho woman. flslf arlsg the Helutats t IMnshurst, flouthsrn 'n flf. Csmd.n. log. Bsabesra Ala Uae ftr lilt reaaway.i, IDUNN, FOUND GUILTY, BLAMES THE PUBLIC . .a.. i t i . a 1 I'liiui ir lunstriic- Hon Company Also Con victed of Conspiracy. SENTENCE ON WEDNESDAY Jerome. Attorney for Defence, Objects to Justice Tomp kins's Charprc to Jury. New t.'iTr, N. V., Dec. 20. Hart Dunn, Tammany leader of the Llghteenth As sembly district, Manhattan; Joseph J, Fogarty, an Inspector for the State Hlgh wnjs Department, and the Dunbar Con struction Company, of which Dunn Is president, Were found guilty In the Su preme Court here to-day of conspiring to defraud the State In constructing a road in Kockland county. This Is the first ronvlction resulting from one of the Indictments obtained by Jolm Ai ,lrnnmy wnl wnB M,PCal Investigator of Slute graft lor Gov. Will iam Sulzer. The verdict was brought In by the jury , at ":05 P. M. after a delll.ers.tlon of one j hour and thirty-two minutes. Justice A. S. Tompkins of NyacJ: an nounced that he will pronounce sentence next Wednesday morning and he contin ued the defendants In their original hall of 1 1,000 each until Monday morning, when tiny must appear with new bonds. Their ball will then be changed to 15,000 In each case. II ii n ii i:xpectn to Win In I'.nU. "I feel that I am a victim of Improper road building In lie. Maud county and of public clamor." said Dunn after court had adjourned. "I never felt 1 had a chance In the present state of the public mind In the community. I huve no fear, however, of the ultimate result on appeal." William Travers Jerome, who Is coun sel for all the defendants, would not say whether or not he will appeal the case, but there Is little doubt In view of the fact that he took many exceptions to Jus tice Tompkins's rulings during the trial that he will. In event or an appeal lis will bo assisted by Mortimer 11. Patter son and George Lewis of Nynck, who gavo hltn aluable aid In working up the case for tho defence. Mr. Jerome strongly objected to two points In Justice Tompkins's charge to the Jury, which took up two hours of this morning's session. The Judge construed the contruct under which he said the road from Uk lilllburn township line to the Orange county line was Intended to be built and he told the Jury that they "must be bound" by his construction. Mr. Jerome took exception to this charge and also to the concluding charge. in which JuMlrv Tompkins said" "If you llnd from the evidence that the deftndants are guilty, do not hisltate to do your duty, mi that an example may be made for the protection of the citizens of New York State." Mr. J rorno contended that the object of rinding the defendants guilty could not with Justice be for the purposo of mak ing an example of them. finals of Probable Appeal. The&u exceptions, togethi r with those which he rnaile to the udmlsslon of an nllec'd telephone conversation between Dunn and Supt. Lncli of the High ways Department at llaverstraw and to tho admission of a letter to Lynch signed with Dunn's name, asking Lynch to put Fogarty on the road work, will form the basis of Air. Jerome's appeal, if lie ni.ikt h one. Just.ce Tompkins In his charge had ,i good deal to say about the relations be tween Dunn and Fogarty as set forth In the testimony He wanted to know what reason Dunn had fur asking Lynch to put any special inspector on his road. Any inspector who might be nppoiutid to tlu Job would be theie to represent the State and not uiiii, Justice Tompkins said. The Justice chnrged tho Jurv that tho material which furnlsheii the grounds for tho Indictment was gathered by llennessy, who camped upon the Ramapo road In May with Joseph Currau. superintendent of maintenance and repairs in the High ways Department: Charles Hilton, a Hav- I eretraw engineer, ami Henry r. Mor- I rlson, a concrete expert of New York, The engineers, under Mr. HlnnesHy's direction, made holes In the road and I Jotted down what they foural. They also collected uiioul nit nags or samples, tne . same bags which were displayed later by 1 the District Attorney of Rockland county ; n the court room. ' T, ,llry nB,,Ml fr nu the bags after It had been out twenty-.even minutes this morning. The experts Were the chlof witnesses for tho prosecution and their direct and cross-examination tilled up tho ,.,,,. ,,f tnB flve days trial m'lJ,)r 'mrt ot me ' ,rml' nroher of the l.ale Sheriff, , ...... Hart Dunn, president and treasurer of I the Dunbar Contracting Company, Is a i brother of Hherlff Thomas Dunn of New York county, who Is now dead. Ho Is a j member of tho Democrat lo .state com- 1 mtti-.. j 'I'lio same Grand Jury which brought the Indictments against Dunn. Kogarty nnd tho Dunbar Contracting Company brought Indictments also against a w. ; Why.ird of Nynck, tho Aetna Contracting company, of which Whyurd is president, , j d utl lllB,,t.ctor In the state ', . Il"lu,' "',., Highways Department, I It Is charged that they conspired to de- i fraud the Htato In the building of a road , rrom Mpiiug valley 10 nunorii. ino case , will be tried at tho next term of the - 1 Rockland county Supremo Court In Feb. ruarv. "ri.lllfint WKNT INBIAN MMITKII" vis Atlaniln Coast l.lne, il& A. M. only train earning Uiriiuih sleeper to Orlando and Tamps, Kls.. with one njiHt out twrvSe. otaw hd. trains dally, uilVwer. 41 THE SUN TO-DAY CONSISTS OF SEVEN SECTIONS. AS FOLLOWS: Putt FIRST -Genefil News SECOND -Sporting 18 THIRD -Country Life. ReilEitite. Poultry, Dogi, Gird ens, Financial 8 FOURTH -Pictorial Magazine 16 FIFTH -Old New York Supplement 8 SIXTH Special Features. Foreign, Problemi, ... 8 5trW-Art.Society.Muik.Drami. Retorts, Fashions, Books. Queries, Schools .14 Total ... .72 Readers or neitsslealets uho do not nttiie all of Iktte sections trill cenjtr a favor on "Th Sun" by notifying (Ac Publlta Ihn Department at ones by the phone (2200 Beekman) and the mlsslnf sections trill be promptly forvcatiei. if pontile. WILSON PLANS TO UPLIFT BUSINESS Mh Make a Iieussuriug State ment After Currency Hill Fhhc$. DiSTl'KHKD BY CONDITIONS Even ltadieal Members of Con jrress Are Subdued by IN--jMirts of Hard Times. U ai.iiin :ton, Dec. 10. The settlement by the Wilson Administration of the threatened prosecution of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company and statements by President Wilson nnd At torney-General McHe) nobis reassuring the business Interests of the country were favorably received to-day by all factions In Congress. Even the most radical of the Demo crats In Congress have gradually lieen getting panicky over the business out look. They realize that a period of de pression nnd hard times probably spells ruin for Democratic hopes, nnd political expediency. If nothing else, U forcing them Into a subdued nnd contrite spirit. The I'resident and his nihlsers hnve riot been free from alarm over tho reports that have bten reaching them from many parts of the country. The President's letter to Attorney-General Mclteynolilt was a frank effort on his part to allay the apprehensions that have bten upsetting the business of the country. There is good reason to believe that this letter by the President to Mr. Mr Reynolds Is not the only sup that Mr. Wilson will take, to assure the country of the Adminis tration's desire to cooperate In the pro motion of prosperity and development of big business along legitimate lines. The President prohtbly will take ad vantage of the opportunity afforded lr the final passage of the currency bill to make a statement which will bring fur ther assurance to the country of the Ad ministration's constructive purposes. In the meantime the talk of anti-trust legislation at this session of Congress It beginning to lag nnd It would not b sur prising If tho leaders in Congress would finally decide to push only a few minor bills, such as thos prohibiting Interlock ing directorates and voting trusts, and postpone action on n more complete pro gramme of anti-trust legislation until the next session of Congress. Thn President will outline his pro gramme of anti-trust legislation to Con gress about the middle of January, but no one hern doubts now that the tenor cf that message will be conservative. President Wilson und his advisers be lleo that the uncertainty and unenslnes that hale been caused over business con ditions have resulted chiefly from studied efforts and loose statements by calamity howlers. They do not bollevo the present condi tions are due In any way to the tariff legislation. They am confident that with the passage of tho currency bill nnd the establishment of a more elastic currency system the rloilds on the business hnrlson will entirely roll away, and with the Administration lending a helpful hand tho country will enter upon a period of renewed business activity. VAIL SAYS MOVE IS BENEFIT. nut Denies Hajlng It Would llnd All llnslnrsa Depression. Theodore N. Vail In a talk from his home In Lyndonvllle, Vt yesterday over the long distance telephone with a Su.v reporter concerning the effect of his com- pany,, nKreemeiit with the Government upon tho company's own affairs and upon (,af" wltn tha understanding that tho films business In general was very optimistic, j wcre how a Hungarian wedding in hut the president of tho American Tele, i progress. phono and Telegraph Company was not 1 The defendants named by Mr. nnd Mrs. ready to admit thut h had made somo I Hechter nro Bamuel H. London, tho So sweeping statements along theso lines ' clologlcal Film Corporation, the Morul which were read to him over the tele- j Features Film Compuny, Leo C. Teller, phone. manager nf the Hroadway Theatre, "When I am made to say," said Mr. 1 Hrooklyn, and McKca ft Harris, proprie Vall after carefully noting what he had i torB of tnB 1,nrk Theatre, been uuoted as saying, "that our agree- Tapers have been prepared In a suit ment with tho Government 'means nn instituted by August O. Merlo A Co., end of thn underground runwrs of busl-1 manufacturers of women's and Infants' ness depression and possible panic,' or headwear In West Seventeenth street, that It means that 'all talk of Government W"" the producers of the films to ownership of telegraph and telephone lines 1 rocov'r 5M damages. They will be will end for all time' as a result of our agreement, I wish to say that t havo made no such sweeping statements. "I am confident, however, that any set tlement of this sort wherein tho Govern ment shows how willing It Is to take up tn a uulot. sensible, businesslike way the matters under discussion cannot help but have a good effect upon business In gen eral." -"And what effect," Mr. Vail was asked, CPffstfcHMtt on Ninth !. POLICE RAIDTHEATRE; SEIZE "SLAVE" FILMS Ncwburger and Dwyer Stop Show at Park and Ar rest Four. $1,050,000 . SUITS FILED Mrs. Helmont Defends Pictures nnd May Arrange for Pri vate Views. The police raided the PaiU Thuitre again yesterday afternoon, confiscated the Alms of "The Inside of the White Slave Trattlc." arrested' the houe manager and four employees and turned COO grumbling movie patrons out Into the street. Frederick H. Robinson announced at midnight that nn Injunction against po lice Interference had been obtained. Its would not say what Judg signed the In junction, lie said that tho show would go on this afternoon. Deputy Police Commissioner Newbur ger, Inspector Dwyer, Sergeant Qulnn and lx plain clothes men stopped the film show, but It required the reserves from the West Forty-seventh street station to soothe Indignant citizens, who shouted that they had been robbed and who were equally Incensed agalnnt the j ce and tho picture producers. Quick work by the reserves nipped a riot. The Deputy Commissioner and Inspector Dwyer are so convinced that tho white slave picture play Is a nuisance and an offence against decency that they warned Samuel O. Ixindon, the producer, and Lon don's friends that there would bo trouble If further attempts were made to give th show before the courts decided the controversy. London directed his lawyer, t Abraham 11. Grubcr, to get an order from Supreme Court Justice Oavegan restrain ing the police from Interfering with the show until Magistrate Murphy gives a decision next Tuesday. After Sergeant Qulnn closed the theatte on Friday night the police did not expert further resistance from London, but oarly yesterday afternoon word went to New- burger that "Th Inside of the White Slave Traffic" was running nnd that people were pouring Into tho Park Theatre. Mr. New burger phoned to Inspector Dwyer, met i thu Inspector uptown nnd accompanied him and his men to the theatre. Five Films Are Seised. They got there at 2 I. M. The Deputy Commissioner and tho inspector remained In the back of the house, standing against the wall. The ROD patrons who had paid a quarter apiece had no notion that they Were In for some excitement. Pergeint Qulnn went up to tho operator's loft, where William Harley was running the picture midline. As rapidly as Harley finished with a Rhcel of film Qulnn seized It. Tho show Is divided Into five parts and Qulnn had the film wheels In his arms when he returned to the main floor. Then the plain clothes men went to work. Tiny arrested Henry C. Holm, manager of the theatre, who lives at the St Paul Hotel, Max Frlck of Park avenue, Tho Uronx : Ilenjamln Nussbaum, a ticket taker, who lle at 173 West Twenty-fifth street ; Miss Frances Pierce, a ticket seller, of 116 West Fifteenth street, and William Harley, the operator, of 1771 Fast Fourteenth street, ltrooklyn. The young woman was permitted to walk to the West Forty-seventh street station, but the men were taken In a patrol wagou. Confusion began Immediately after the arrests. Tho theatre was dark for fifteen minutes. Then the polio ordered every body out. Voices rose: "It's a swindle." "Wc'ie only seen part of the show " "Give us our money back." Pence I'.'ima only when London's representative announced that an;. body who wanted his money back could havo It. A line was formed nnd nearly SOO quarters were returned. lulls It Poller Tsrann). Fmlerlck 11. Robinson, president of the Socloloplcnl Fund of the Mcdlenl Review of Reviews, wns present during tho raid and accompanied the prisoners to the sta tion hou-e Mr. Robinson displayed a letter from Mrs. Helmont in which she said that she heurtlly Indorsed the educational purpose of the picture play and assured Mr. Rob inson of her continued Interest, There was a hint nlso that Mrs. Helmont had planned to give private exhibitions of the wliltu slave pictures. Tho flvo persons arrested wero released in bonds of $500 eacli for examination this morning nt 9 o'clock. Salts for l,ono,O00 Filed. .Suits aggregating $1,050,000 have been started axalnst the persons responsible for the pictures. Five suits to recover $100, 000 each have been brought In tho name of Solomon Hcchter. keeper of a cafe at 74 Second avenue, and a similar nuraber against the same persons by Hechter's wife, Nettle. llechter said last night that he gave permission to take moving pictures In his w lu-iiiuuuw, a nia sun is oasea on tho claim that the concern's place has been made to represent the meeting place of ii white slave agent and u factory girl. Up to the time that the Park Theatre ordinarily closes no Injunction had been granted. A crowd applied for admission to tha 7:80 o'clock show, but no tickets were sold. It was explained that the picture might bo seen at 8:10. At that hour It waa suggested that perhaps the show would go on at t o'clock. Just before uhi iigma wire turoM mm. BRYAN REBATE $160, NOT $200. Leeshnrsr Cltlirn Malcra n Mlht Correction la "flan's" srs. Wahhismtom, Dec. 20. A citizen nf Leesburg, Vn called nt Tun Sun's ofllco office hero to-day to ask for n correction of thn despatch published In regard to Secretary Bryan's trip to that town. Ho asked If In Justice to Secretary llrynn and Leesburg. The caller said It was JK.O nnd not 1200 that Mr. Ilryau threw off his fSOl charge for having made a speech at Leer burg after he had been entertained by the city and presented with a gold key us a symbol of affection and esteem. It was therefore $350 and not $300 that Mr. Bryan collected from the Lees bur citizens w.io had believed they were entertaining him without charge. GOULD AUTO DRAWS SPEED FINE I.ndy Defies aad Mothrr In Car Warn Driver Is Arrestee). I Lady Defies came In contact with the ! traffic speed reform on Friday afternoon I on Twenty-third street, whe'i, with he: two children and Mrs. George .1. Gould and a couple of maids, phe was on her j woy to Lakewood. The Gould chauffeur, Fred Palmer, w;. driving the party to the Twetity-th.i . street ferry when Motorcycle Pollieiua' Cassldy noted the speed of the machlu and trailed It to the ferry house, where he i handed Palmer n summon". Palmer took the summons without a word, nor did Mrs. Gould or Lady Deiis offer any protest. Palmer appeared before Magistrate Marsh In the Jefferson .Market court yii--terday, pleaded guilty and paid a fine. MORE TROUBLE TOR LANDLORD. Mar Mr Hrsponallile fur Health of Tenant's Kranloyrrs In .Minnesota. ST. Paul, Minn., Dec. 110. That a land lord Is liable for the health of a ten ant's ernployi-es who become ill through Insufficient hinting of n building i toe decision of the State Supreme Court Nancy II. Gllddeii, a stenographer, sued W. F Ooodfellnw, owner of a Minneapolis building, for III.OOO dr.mage, albging that she caught a cold which developed Into tuberculosis because the building In which she worked for one of his tenants was riot heated sufflclcntl). The defendant demurred to the com plaint, maintaining that he was not com pelled to protect employees of tenants, and was upheld bv the Hennepin county court, which was reversed by the State Supreme Court, to trial. The suit will now go WILSON GETS JACKSON'S CANE. Hickory Stick Carried h- Seventh President When Rlreted. Wichita. Kan., Dec. 20. A h ckorv walking stick carried by Andrew Jack son when he was elected President was sent by parcel post to-day to President Wilson ns a Christmas present from Levi W. Ludlum of this city Andrew Jackson gave the stick ti Har ney Fox. his neighbor In Tennessee. Later Fox gave It to Ludlum with the understanding that when Ludlum got too old to "go out much" he should present It to a Democratic i'resident. Flour to President Too. Sharon. ln Dec. "0. United States Senator Oliver "f this city had ISS bags of buckwheat flour containing fifty pounds each sent to President Wilson and mem bers of Congress yesterday. It bus been his practice each year since he was elected to the Senate to send a bag of Mercer count buckwheat tliiur to the President and his friends tn Congress as "the most welcome pnseut he can give" HETCH HETCHY REPEAL BILL. Work Introduces It mid llemiiinees Water Scheme's Lobby. H'ASlttSOTON. Dec, 20. The most In sldlnus and powerful lobby which ever appeared In Washington was that which pushed the passa.-e of the Hetch lletchy hill, said .Senator Works of California to-day In Introducing a bill to repeal that measure. The bill was passed this month und was signed by the President this week, It grants the right to San Francisco to use the Hetch lletchy Valley In Vosemlio Na tional Park as a water supply. Works said he was offering tho repeal ing measure so soon because of tho ques tionable methods used In tho passage of the bill nnd because It was not truo that there was no other supply of water for flan Francisco nnd that there would be enough water for tho lrrlgatlonlsts. Ho was especially severe on tho activ ities of a San Francisco newspaper, de claring that the special editions of that papor, published in Washington, have been full of misstatements Intended to deceive Senator Into voting for tho bill. CRAZY MAN'S LOVE HAS VALUE. Cnart Mo Decides tn Mrs. Einstein's Alienation Salt, Supreme Court Justice Lehman decided yesterday that a wife Is entitled to tho comfort and society of her husband even If ho Is of unsound mind, and accordingly rejected defences made by Julius Ein stein, a wealthy leather manufacturer, and his son Monroe for alienating thn affections of Arthur Kliudcln, son ami former business associate ot Julius Kin nteln. Arthur Is now In a sanitarium and has been adjudged Incompetent The defendants contended that an In sane man had no affections which could be alienated. Tho court ruled that thn fact that plaintiff's husband was ot un sound mind would not prevent a recovery because "no person has a right by wrongful means to alienate the affections of a spouse ot even unsound mind." The court said that while tho wife would probably suffer less damages than It her husband waa of sound mind aha la entitled to such comfort and society as Iter husband can glvo her. AIKEN AVtlVSTA FLORIDA Lv. Nw tork 1J:0 I'. M. dally via I, n. It. a SnllTHKIlN nAlLWAY. Southttatarn Llmltsd; Dining, Drawing -Stslaroom oiesp Ins oars. Bsst Mrvlce. N. Y, Office, 2t ritta M., ear. iitk Bt isv, HDERTA TO LAY NORTH WASTE Orders J)e.struction of All Towns Held by Villa's Rebels. GKX. MKKCAD0 HETIREP Sahtiir to Comninnri Column in Advance on Clii liiialniii. A It l.'KADV TO .sTAI.'T Will MmiHi m Stutc Ciipilnl from ojiiiimii .lunrcx .Vol 'I'll I'eii tenet!. I' "THE ASSASSIN HUERTA TREMBLES' SAYS VILLA h'nlloivih". ! :i tr:itrlation nf part nf u letter Jiil ivilwd hy lilts willow of Hi- lain I'resident nf Alex ii ii, KiHiirisio I. .Miiilero. from (it ii. Fr:iiH'iiii ( "I'iinclio") Villa. I In- rebel leader. The leller is diiled Chiliad .Itiiire. Noienilicr "JS. UMil. It siys: "'I lie soiiit'. I'i iiik ini Villa uho nii'iiiiipanittl niir liu-lutnil during (hose ulnrinti iIiixn of strife which ' saw Hie eiiii of till' opprobrious rule of Diiu: Hie Mime Francisco Villa who wa-' subjected to punishment j iind )ir-criitioii for haviiic per formed his duty, this Francisco Villa is the iii.in who, in unison with a phalanx of heroes, headed by Doa Vcmistlano Carrana. is now making the assassin lluerla tremble and will end forever in ottr history disloyalty and crime. "The tirtnrious forces of the people are pursuing their march to the Interior of the republic. Very soon the standard of freedom will float proudly over the National Pal are of Mexico. When that day mines it will lie an honorable duty on my part to accompany you and all your family on your return to the fatherland which treason and murder forced you to llee. (SiKiied) "Francisco Villa." I'.i, Paso. Tev Dec. 10. Complete de struction of northern Mexico to render It utit noble for Panchn Ilia arid other rdels has been ordend by provisional President Vlctoriano Huerto. anil his arm now at OJInaga Is to carry out thu or (lets. Villages ale to be luld waste, farms swept off the map and desolation will b'i left In tho trail of the Federal nrmy similar to that which marked the campii.'gii against .a pat a In southern Mexico a few months iio. Tho Mormon colonies In the vicinity of Casas Grandes are to be particular mr.rks for tho destruction that Is to be carried on, Inejs P.ilazar, the socialist General who two years ago, during tho Orozco revolution, destroyed much of tho Mor mons' property nnd forced them to flee to the United States, Is to command the Federal column. Gen. Satauidor Mereado, .Supreme Fed eral Commander in chihuahua, lias been Ignored and Is to be recalled to Mexico city becaute lie evacuated Chihuahua and lied to the border. Will ( Atlnofc .Innrra. Salazar's orders, according to iufoims Hon gatheied by t'nlted .States otlicers. are to march from ujinaga to casas Grandes and tho Mormon colonies, sweep ing a path twenty miles wide for the en tire distance. Juarez Is not bo bo attacked at this tlmo, tho campaign being primarily In tended to mako northern Chihuahua tin tenable for Villa. Whits this campaign of extermination Is In progress Orosco Is to proceed up tho Conches River from OJInaga, through Cuchllo Parado to Santa Rosalia, south of Chihuahua, where a Junction will be formed with Velasco and Rublo Navaretto from Torreon. The com bined army Is then to attack Chihuahua city, Salazar's march to the Mormon colonies Is expected to start within the next three days. It will follow along the Mexican side of the Rio Grande for a short dis tance nnd swing southward, crossing the Mexican Central at Villa Ahumada and tho Mexican Northwestern at Casas GrnndiJ. Rebels to lie I'zvcnted, Hoth railroads nre to be destroyed as they aro crossed, according to tho plan of tho campaign, cutting tho rebels oft from Juarez nnd Chihuahua. Salar.ar Is familiar with tho eountr of western Chihuahua, as ho operated thero during tho Orozco revolution. He Is most hated by the Mormons and the orders ho has received to exterminate tho colonics, burn all houses, barns, stores and other buildings am ssld to havo been Issued to please htm. livery thing that can be burned is to bo destroyed. All forngo, grain, food and other supplies not needed by the column are to bo destroyed and all houses, barns and ouftoutMlngt, farming implements nnd machlner burned. All men found in the path of Salazar's column are to be Impressed Into service oinshot and the women and children left t toaalft for themstlve. All rebels found '