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THE SUN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1915.
44- 2 BATTLESHIPS 21 SUBMARINES IN NAVAL BILL 5 - 'siiifiln V nnvnni'i'if Xl.V- .M.'llilK' p)l())ll.lH S I '-.. 01)0.000 and Kills LMiicli hi"; Hoard. ish. .Mr Ilelil said Wltllnm It Leeds In. .. .......... ...... "luted him to go Into It. lie also ml EV KN I COXOM V J KN niltted that at the time control was obtained the intlw.iy company hnil n lUIIi J'lll Dili I Mr ,,())k U(k(l hm wh).( ,,,,,, oC - paying dividends on tho mock deposited j In csciow, this luid not been put to sAasiiinuton, Teb. 211.-Providing fori maintaining the property. Mr. Held .... i. , , ,. maintained thiu from 1902 to 1914 two battleships, five large seagoing Mill-, t.M nn u., , th proper- marines and sixtton coast defeiieo allli-1 t,,.,, $2,000,000 of which came from marines, tho nasal appropriation bill 1 earnings. pis.r.l tho S.nam lo-nlght with a total, Mr. Held admitted that, when lie as ' . ... i, . ,, ., 1 xunn'il control of the rnllro.nl. It had o.' nbout Ji,..! n.i'J.nort. I r.i. ti, i.ly tho outstanding bonds of 0.-.,00O.00O nnd ml) serlo'is Mailt w-.is ovi : tne Pluck- ,, nml. heJ. nmolmt , :;r.,00i,000 mi? board.' 'Ilu. I.u.ldlng pjonrainme. ,,p .,,.,, i,0,Vever. that there had especially tho lwe iity-e.ti siibiiinrltios is , ,)r(,n H nr)IO nMM , mraKn rtll, .onuclcrilily larger "'an that provided ,,,, ,M ,,rol.rty lla(, otherwise been by the bit: a-- it parsed tin House and inmrov(,d, tho il.tleremes will ne mre-neii out in conference Tho Kenute ooinmittee had aned with , tho llou- a-t..ii m abolibin- th.- Pluckini; boatd, but utrotiR Xnva were made by ouch Senator- as rek nf .MaK.ichueit!i and Ilryan of Morliln to continue the board. They ajmei ted that I the board was doing gool wot k and that 1 unless something was MUlntltuted for It 1 inn navy wouu iaii oacK 11 o me run ..w, bp),pn,Pl, , ,,, lhrnu-ll th. was in prior to the boinl s establish- f w ,, of nlvll,PnrI, am, who )o,t mt..i'... .1.. . . i .... 11 . i through the failure to put money Into rotltlug It from operation for at least a , J ftltT"" Kvcn the eeonomy .enatots surptlsed ,Mr ..n'11 '""''""l "' connection the mm who usually vote for big appro- th th hondhotders protective com prlatlons for the army and navv hv sup- ml,,,1 or ' foreclosure proceedings liortlng the ilicrcused expetidltur.Vs for brought in New Wk by tho Central building. The k mendment Increasing I Tr"st Company. the number of seagoing submarines from 1 "hen Mr (.oree took the stand h one to five and of the coast defence sub. ' "m ho was to receive $75,000 n year marines from eleven to sixteen passed 1 fr five years under his contract with without a dissenting vote the P.oik Island and $500,000 at Its e- Senator Smo t of Utah mule a strong appeal for his amendment which would ' have Increased the number of seagoing mibmarlnes from five to fifty and the number of co'ist iieienco .submarines ironi sixteen to twenty-live, nut senator swantou or Virginia made a point of that I had a talk with Panbd ci. Held I -.rter six years, however, it proved order against this amendment and It regarding the condition of things," said ' , i n disappointment. Like the rall "'led ut .Mr Loree "He thought things would i wnJ. rnipany Itself, the opu-atlng ex- If thn war !ats two years longer the , eventually lead to the necessity on the pn,c, 0f tlm St. Ixiuls and Pan Fran. i mien ni.ues win control ine romnierce , "Th re .'lie In'n leAuntl iterlvntile fl.im the war and Mi? t'nlted States should try to learn them b-fore she l herself , engaged In war. They are thn impor- tance and effectiveness of the .ubmarlne nml ,h value nf ihe nemnlnne In incut. I a big 1-nlted Ing the enemy "1 have always believed in navy to Insure pi are to the States. This Is why I offered this amendment for the construction of sub. marines Instead of four battleships which carry with them to the bottom when they sink almost 1,000 souls, while the. ios or a snumarme is comparanieiy Insignificant nn I doe. not nnterlally weaken the units remaining afloat It would be pen'ectl proper to pay for thes.. sublime. nee by the lsue of Panama bom's, These b nds are already prepared and might have been devoted already, every dollar fror them, to work on the Panama Canal. These sub- . marines would give the canal the best po-slble prolei tion.' HAYTTS ItEBEL CHIEF ENTERS. fieu. Ylllirini fiiilllnnine ,, Hon ored nt Port on I'rlnce. Wasiiini tos, Feb. 2P i!n. Vllbrin OullltiU'iic Sam, tlie victorious revolu- tlonist in llatl has entered Port nil Prince. . ce, idiiig to State Department advices tO'd.i), nnd had hlmsalf rn.lied with full tnilltiry and PrrH.dentl.ii honors. His armv of 3,000 men. except for a personal exco,t. Is remaining outslile the capital. The city Is reported uu'.et. It 's expected that hn will assume the Presidency at once. , THE SEAG0ERS. . . , ytrri.n. . r.,.u ..fi...r- , lures for Europe nml the South. .,, , ,, H ,,. . .. ...nt . fnB 1L Cunarder Lusl- , !'. m Ii,,t , n r tiniiMi., lira J r l'ana d Mr ar.l lr- O.car Andra.la Uvusohn Mwi.onii 51 v "sT'sun" "'"ll!un Mis (h'url"!nl Mar- tir J .M lie Mr and Mis i.' A CrAw ford II. II 1'runi.nlon -hill Dr. II L Iiow.i Mrs A. Prince .Mr nnd .Mr- T It'll Mr and .Mr Alfred rrair. Thomas Arrived bv the White star liner Bal tic from Liverpool: rnt. J. A linker. -Mr. Vilhers IlMtnn. V A nt-Aix.r Mr nml Mr. l.vnmn Dr. an.l Mrs In (5 II Neltnn. , IlrGiiahlnn .Mr .Mrs po,.n, tir i. '.irire II Cork, l.adv Cook. Dr. Charles .arnlr Mrs Fred, rlek f!ut In Iiorothv SravlrT. Tii" llev 'niion Jam's y linhin i.:ni O llaiiiiav Mrs K II NoitIs Mr and .Mrs William II IV Walnnle Lennox .Mr ami Mi. J Mom Mr and Mrs Ernest fan Wing C Malnwarlnr ' Sailing by the American liner St.! Paul for Liverpool : W. L, Arhe Charl's el I.nnnr Treior llradburn. Mrs Walter II Pare, Tl''. ,. UvV , ii,m' fi!11"; 'J. r:?11",1 M? "Sir Mr1:' Alfred rs"S,lh Charles Iialler Manliv A J Drex'l Mr ami Mrs O'rsil Mf.-aI". " r" ii m" v.b,i'.. nrHCH."L. Jett Wnne.Knon Hv the He.l SUr liner Finland for Liverpool llob'rt P inrk Mrs Allen t inii Mis Ksel.n Cmlin l)r and Mi IV A llnrnun; For Hctterdam .S'iriii 'r M fir"ii Mr I'liaile A iSib rn Salv.iinri Ortdll Mrs William Seracn. bv th., Holland. America liner Hottcnl.im Tnf O-or.-e S At- 11. Me K.vhl'ii vioo,l liUH I' llii'ilrr llr r.llherl 1. flallry 11 J Vnltnriirn linnt deirins Kthrllnrt Mails Mr and Mrs Sfphen Mls Klllli 1. M'nul ', "" hip Pas. Hy I ie United Fruit steams tores for the Caribbean r'iil.lm Jeim'. irnire ii" s,T,.n. M. 'i.i'l"Mri . W. I). Mr anl M'r. W n Itli.Mll Spaulilnv Mr snd Ir. Warren tir C Ii (Vila .inhili w VeiM't iUyes Mr nisi Mr IVilham Mis ; W noo.'t'lt I.lttauer, Co! MeiiMt For Porto Hlco by the J'orto KIco Tner Catollnii Jades N. II K J'elttn rill. T M Strnmeyr Mr ami Mrs K 11 I.oru Tn.. ilu . J Inly Mr .nt.1 Mis Prank hn I) Monney M'lmrinrr. rrntier i.iu-i Mr mul Mrs Charles (ienrte T IMrli'r l"or Hermu.la by thn Quebec Line 'tenniHhlp lletmudian: Mr an 1 .Mrs II. II. Mr and Mr llr sm! Todd sir and Mr P.. I' llr and Mrs Jenk' Wells Pr and Mrr II. It. J A lisbnrn K N. ,. Mnr,o. .he,M.ir.err!,,ien,i:lln'r 8lH,nn" ter 11. Marlon d -m pn-d pr Kirl Knssen-iti Pr I.ntiiar Ki.eilKig In ToWa M...san Hy th Vo-wtglnn America steamship Krlstlanlafjord for Hergeti! V A Park Mr and Mrt n, II, V, P'lraa i. ....i... ..i.,Jr. . ' i :. "7. , "'MeMd of decreaseii, for the operating ' tmrtmnt and in...- I1U..I1HK ii.ui iiiui ii ! iirir-iii. u,m iN., ii,irnr ui my i u i ii . 1 1 n i ir jiii i i nm . . .. ..., ronstniittv rhmuliiir to .nia her advanced position. I used to be- with th.- services of other otllcers of the I i lieve th.v the Christian nation., would coinpanv win. had been long In the ser- . ' ' higher wages Idg never again go to war. but that dream , vice He said they would prefer to I i""" ".r."""-. ... i,e,r ariaoKe neni wim me. , . ' norarv. ln conference , 'REID says he's heaviest LOSER IN fotiffmirrf from 'Irsf I'M', n ISO! there was snenl on maintenance of wins, siriirtiues, tie . $t.27.' per mil'". iti 1!(C, M Isi, in Mon, ?.022. in rj'ii, ilios , in ISO.", $"fi "How Is It tliat It went slcuilliy down" There was not much In the way of h railroad prior to the time we r liJ. Tho Hock Island was a Joke ,i, v.t umong railroad men." I) It was pa) Ing good Oil blends? A. Vcs. sh (). Vou spoke of It belne a Joke Why lid you spend l.i.noo.ooo or i!,'io,ooo on a Joke? A. To lie friink, I whs fool Tllrt ,.... ...n, lf , nn, he had purehifcd Mock of the New i.,.',. ,,.... ,i, n.i.i ..e J x,nn Pppy(1.. ,Ip nnt rpP.lUj ..,,, V(11 n, (hat Mr r lln,on,,,.(i Mb own New Jf.Tey ,t(K)i . ....t n.i.nua i. ,,,,..,.. ' ,.r. , .ftl,., .t .... ,,-... rnii..i ,jr .p(. li,. plrailon For the first lime the commission had j an opportunity to nk .Mr. Loree why ho left the Itock Island after ten months service. The Immediate clrcumt.ir.ccs were' pari 01 tne execuiive eommiuee 01 Mr T lira. .I..n1,i.a,1 tlii. I.a H.l flirt nn friction with Mr. Held or with any of the ' iseiu or wnn any oi ine subordinate otllclals of the road and that ho did not know what was In Mr. Keld's ' mltnl when he virtual!- a.ked him for hi. ..in,.inn " I Did you not have any curiosity as , why they wanted you to go"" asked Mr. Clenn-nts. 'It did not Interest tne.' replied -Mr. Loree Hn added that he had too much self, i repect to stay afl-r ho difcovered that " Ids services were no longer agreeable to I j,!., eniplovers. He said he drew no In- fer.nce from Mr ltel.ru action. Mr. Lorin said tho conference he had' with Mr. Held, at which the agreement , ivas reached to settle hl contract by pay- ,ng Mm J 150,000 ,n bonds, lasted only ' nftien minute". He did not know that Mr Held was going to put tho matter up t0 him and when Held virtually asked! him for his resignation he said hn told Mr. Held "that Is perfectly agreeable I to me." Further iitiesMonlng by Commissioner Clements failed to get any additional ! lignt on this phase It A. J.u lismi testified that he entered the service of the Hock Island In August, ' l!'2. as gen. Ml att.irnti and when hs , resigned In January, HMO, he was gen-I .nil Mitllrlllir 111. ! rifiw p.fierill em.n. . of ,,,e tJreal Northeni. Mr J,irkMtn entered the Hock Island servhe at a salary of IH.000 a year, This was Ister raised to J25.0O0 and then it was boosted to $50,000. Mr Held asked him to re"lgn, but he did imt know the reason why. He received si 00,1)0" In cash from thn company when he left The voucher covering this payment read that it was for past services. Jacl:on said Held told him at the time he ivsigned that his fer.ices were being dim barged satisfactni ily. He , ro frt.t0 Hth Mr. Held or any one 1 1-c . I "H e-ame like a clap of thunder out ! flf ,( tf,n... Mr K()lk "No' lnnd ns that.1 replied Jack- , '"h "Ith a Millie. The witness said he had known Mr ' the witness saia ne nan Known Mr Held sines Iioyhood and wa a sine late. I ' with him In org-.ililzlng tin plate com- panics, inn it hi. I not surprisn nun when i his lifelong friend asked for his . lislgnatloii. "And you assure u under oath y0l, have told the mtlrn truth" said Com- i mlsoner OemeM ..-rt.inK. t hue." rer,iie.i Mr i!,- ... , ..,.. ..,,,,.,, ,.. ,,,,, 1 nm -nnw llI1JlMlls ull0(lt th(. alK,:a , payment of $250,000 to Clarenrn lt Veiiin r for the ills, ontlniianre of a stilt I 1.1. li ning tne organization or tne r.ncit Island holding companies until Mr l'Il I produced correspondence nnd telegrams in icgat.l to tlie matter signed by him. Mr Jackson then said that notwith standing he wns practically the chief law olllcer of the Hock Island he made no examination of the .Nebraska com- panics whose stock Vernier sold to the '"' '" that the settlement with ennrr was made without con- suiting him. "It w-as all done In New York and thrmlB)i iH.lal mtlnsel.. h.,, Mr. JllcU. on n i .1, . i. iini i id til ,1 v rl- i.n i i,i.'ii ,,f he Slllent i! tne Charles II. Warren testifl was treasurer for thn Mutual sunnce Company of New be -nmn assistant to the pr Hock Island in I9n2 When he leslgned 111 I !'IH he was Vice. president sa'ary it $35,(100 a sear, lie admitted, " Vr X IMoii ir ra V "Vou can't make a dead horse got up iU worlh of' stock when he A- ;''' ; There are a great man? rlgned nnd Huld tint t ils was to com- 7 T." ':. . ' .J. ... l "si ency at he Ne v JeVey V ra B0 w l,h the Hock Island. 1 Mr. Warren said he reslgn-.il becaurn HHiatlon became unpleasant and ' unsatifac.iry. He went to the Knelt i 'Island at thn Imitation of William H. , Leeds, who was president. Mr. Leeds g'V" ll'"" time to th.. company on account of the pressure of other matters, j and tills, according to the witness, lettj I hlin "up In tlie air. ' Finally he re - signed. I Comm'ssloner Clements In the remise! I of the proceeding), remarked that the 't-jsteni of Isiokkeeplng descrlbid by ,11111 former roinptmurr or me uikk i Island "resulted in misiepn'seiuation lo , thn public" nnd that statements which nntieared In he Is.oks were untrue I 'ihe iieailng will b iesiime.1 at ! :30 ' tn. morrow morning, when ng.lnn Mills , of New York, a fm mer director of thn Hock Island, will testify. OPERATING COSTS BLAMED BY REID lie Issue n fttntrment on the nnrk Ialnnd Affnlra, ROCK ISLAND 1 REID ADMITS THAT , HE WAS FOOLISH The e wai not mticti In thn n.y of n tiillroad prior to tli time w stnitcd. The Ilwh tlnd wa? o Joke In the Weit amonic rallnail men. (. It wa. payliiff food dtvi tlonil? A. Ywi, fr. Q. Vou spokp of It I eltlR n Joke. Why did you sppml Jfi.noo 000 or JG.dOO.OOO on n Joke? A. To be fnnik, I was foolish. of 1). C. Held yeMerday Mr. Held fald Senate prnctlcnlly alt they liavo asked that If the ratio of operating cot that antl apIiar(.ntj. hBS thus won over a uill ZXZZ number of votos to control the torn could Imvo been nppllnl to tho 19H situation. Kront earnlnss the railway pruerty would have earned 15 ptr cent, on Its Jeree" hoidmsoimuny'1 to "..a .U ilends on nreferred and common. lleiaiise of tho trfmenuous onannrs in ' operatltut "',n!l,,J,I1 .l p.,,"JnIiied Iti ' ,,"v'!, n,l""" ""nl l'rsro. Two ! body, of which Auirust tlclmont Is treas V oV.' which" irohlhlted ' the company ' "If appropriation bills, leuides tho river tirer to eeek new ways of cnrrylni? on spending morn than 1.1.500.000 a year In uid harbor measure, are still pending, n WOrk, The executtve board, nt a betterments when it should nayo xperu iiui i' ":- v '," VV,u v j u.uiiu, ijru.-u .Tin. n, iiiauniua'o lor me nrcos i" "j.-nni .,,.,,.v .nn,i,Mi..i in runri tn thn , . . ... . , . i snln of unsecured obligations, met the .. . .1.- Htiags of the adverse ilnanclal conditions The failure of either of the appropria te recent years Tho statement reads; tion bllu mlht necessitate an extra ses. "Tho exchange of thn railway com- pany stock for bonds of the Iowa com- pany and stock of the New Jersey com- pany Is In no way responsible for the decreaso in the net earnings of tie rall-tnn and are conndrnt of defeating tho way company nnd thn subsequent de- measure. creas.i In the market value of Hack The latest attempt of the Admlnlstra Island securities. These havn resulted t(im t0 pai, the ship bill Is through tho primarily from a constantly Increased , ,nr,uum of the conferoncu of the two out of operation." ' houses, before which tho bill has be-n l'rlwii niul Alton llonils. In Justifying the purchase of the St I Louis and San Fr.iiiclsro and tho Chi-1 m(l nun iiiu'n t in'!." Ialnn.1 tr II. Ill In hill .IlLmnnl llil: "In 1M13 the St. Louis atarSnn Fran- ' clo Itnllro.id Coiniianv w as thought to I ba a pi-operty with brilliant prospects. prospectH. Iiurchased , 3e a good i opernted and when the Iowa, company in stock lt was thought to b purchaso and that It could bn more economically and mors advantnee-i lMI!y III l.UIlll'-t. ItUlI HI Uln i.iand system ue-(ptppo )ta!lrond Company Increased In- exactions. "In 109. when the exact situation . . . .. ... TS""1- ln? MOCK ,,' 1 , i"? I'rMd Com,.any w" eh '"50 rer share. Its cost having been " per share. Had the sale been delaje.1 two years longer, tho Ml.0n0.000 wiilcl. was obtained for the stock w ou d have been completely lost, I1UUIII lltt(s ur-vi. iuiii'iu'i; vni nothing of the addition! Jl'On.OOO , to say a jear saved by the "toppage of Inte'es' .... 'The Chicago ali i .Mton uauwa Company was also a nio.t promising property which did not meet expecta- "ons it was inouuiii necessary inn thn railway company should havn a d. fct Hue from Chicago to Kansas City, as It then only connected Chicago and Kansas City by the tin of tlfty-llve miles of the Hurllngton road, making Its haul considerably longer than any of Its compttltors 'Those In ehsrge of the operation of the railway urged the purchase of the Chicago and Alton Hnilway Company rather than to Incur the expense of con- Hiiictlng Its own road The purchnn seemed to hav.. been Justified at the nine, ami wiui inn same oi.erauiic con- 'lti'.n, with normal times, It would undoubtedly ham worked well for both , propeitlis. Heller I rillll ll II rile IIS, "In this connection It Is Interestm to note that the expert lecently employed .by one nf the committees representing , Hock Island security holders recom- t mended the construction of a new low ( .grade dltect line from Chicago to Kan- sas City notwithstanding lt.s enormous 1 reit. Am soon ns it was found that tho lowiieiship of the Chicago and Alton , Hallway Company nude more burdens ! than protlt it was disposed of. ' "Tlie Frisco nml Alton transactions re- Milted ,n a heavy less. As things turned "t Ihelr purchase may havn been un- ' certainly cannot tm said that .heir subsequent fale. either aa to tltli r Pric, wero unwise ,,,02 , ruway company had n ",ul m"'s of track. It now has .ibout e.300 miles, and since 1903 there lla" Kv'ne int0 the development of Its " m- nnni,,iin-iii m n.s Properties tlm enormous sum of upward f 20.00O.000 In cash. . ,iii.u.iniK mn .um 'onds. Is only $H,3i) pe, mile, and I "nmv "? Rfeat rail way system whoso """" '""""I "' aK riiico i;.u. mo railway iuiii..iii ii,i- huiii ll', .sei-uriues exrepi mrcciiy to Hankers, it received the en- ! tire pioceeds of the sales, and no one in any wav f nm-cted with Its nnnagement r.u sve-r been lnleeste,l or prollte,, ,n any way In such transactions, "Tlie prices obtained for the securities were as good a. could have ben ob- ,,,., . ,.. ,. , nder similar condltionh.' The company's, ,, heJn plPan Hn,, H pr'0' rntfPH are of gieut value.'' HILL NOT OVEROPTTMISTIC. . Congestion of shipping In thn Mersev lllnf Thnl Mn.bo Ihe I.ust Mnkers j prevented tho White Htur liner Arnhlo from sailing from Liverpool on Tliurs-llnn-n't lei Hone Tlirlr Worst. dayy, but fho got away yesterday after. James J Hill, who has been spending Another International Mercantile, several weeks In lieorgln. lellinied to Marine slip, thn freighter Michigan, also this elty yesterday lie said that he had Invertlgated conditlonH In the South, i '"'1 believed that that part nf tlm conn, 'ry, as well n Um West mid thn n.xst, wiih sadly in need of a letup In antl- , !..,,.. ........ ... ... i.n-iiii-r..-. ii-hinni i inn, ...rneil nn lu llll. outlook for a business revival Mr jim said " em noymeiii in uns conn. itrv. nn.b.-ibiv mi.,., ii.nn ever h.ifnr.. What Is tho' reason for 11.1s? Thn olii high tariff .l.os, when business was 1 o'l. brought penpln from thn agrlcut- lural districts to the city. Somo tlt.u. K" we had 70 pur cent, of our peopl,, engaged In agriculture, now we havn about 112 per tent As a result there Is an Increased population Iii the cities, and they must lm supplied with employ ment." When asked If he thought Washington . "hi 'hn statu legislatures were going to give business n chance Mr. Hill mild: "It hardly looks that way. During tlm Ian year Congress pasted four mil. leal and far reaching plei en of legislation ; inn new tariff net, thn currency act, tlm I'h.vtnn hill ,.,l ...n.l 'I ..Inn unl If , 1 , .... .u ...,.,.i. ... i t ..... ....j ..i., iii.i ,,,.,,11 iiiiiiinn- - ,ii' . 1. 1 ., in.. 1111111HII III ill-Ill I liuslnesH a body blow I don't know what ts.' llnltiliin Must l!n lo I'rlaiin, I'athiso.v, N, J., Fell 2C Patrick II. Qnlnlan, tormer I. W. W. ngltatnr, whose sentence by Judge Abr.im Kletmrt to serve from two to seven jeni'N In State prison and to pay J2ii) tino fur In citing silk strikers to rim on February 25, 1013, was uillrmed by lb" Huprema Court and Court of Frrors and Appeals, failed to get a new trial to-dny and will begin hi" tarm next Monday. IPUSHTHESHIPBILL, IS WILSON'S ORDER' Wilis Over KnotiRli IMovcs sivc IfopuMicnns lo Pnss ft, Ts Itoport. EXT 11 A SESSION EE A Ef) ' WASlll.virrov, Feb. 21!. I'nder pre mire from President WIIon another nttempt Ik to be made to p.i.n thf ship piirrhace bill. Tlie Admlnlrtrallon In a limit effort to obtain thb legislation liaa Klvcn the Projrrei'idvn Hepubbcans In the 'flif Hepubllcan Keruitors nho bave i.j.j tllp BM, purohnso lpNlatlon no s.Kn of eaken.nK to.n.Kht and ! will be ready to resume their filibuster: ng A00n n, tnB President and his fol- nml ,t (f tn:lt tie ltepublhin.s will ..,., 1V,. , , ,v,. inr.vii. iiw i, j o. n, ... .... . . ,u tnasutes until hey are certain that the . ... ..... .i.... -i, I Rhln purchase bill cannot be put through. slon of Congress, which President Wilson Is desirous of avoiding. Thus thn He. tiubllcan 'leiders are In a. stronger posl- nendlng now for about a week. It wa.s the understands that thn bill would " . , ,7.u . t.. foro (o m'orrow Th(j roufprrpll lt wrt, announced to-night, have reached nn r " " ' . .1 rT UZVxll f- ,.e ! f()p ,,prmanl,nt tvoverriment ownership, I ... 1 or..nhl Weeks bill authorising I .. f , . ,n ... ,. i Kl. , wur ve4 .el. forcommerc" Th, th has nrounU , ; Uln po,n; wh(jro u wa. tT,D eeks or more ago. When President Wilson f.hrew the bill Into the House, It was tedratted and ap peared with ft provision that at the end of two ears all of th Government owned vessels tht were available should he turned over to the Navy l the others weVr , to be the otners were to o ICenvon refused to ev intern ed tn" ' ...n" 1 vas only tern r-reem-nt the consented to norarv, Administration has now consentiHi to . ,.!.. '"" " "? ' ,t,ubi ce sslon t o th, e , ,ro gress 1 tuHta Senatore is that no ship cn be Ieaje.1 for longer man a ear Hegai. Ing '"'t MA Pro. i des ,h.i t In iiuk tn ; ra rcha e.s of s W - U u. r w the continu h- - - ' " . , , , piesent Kuropean war no purchases shall h- made in a way which will disturb th, , .s.n,i.... f .nfr ilit v ' I . : ', , .i, ., : '"J , ,,,,., the'hiu if a " ' ' ' ...- t,-, QUEEN bUKxvi xUit !JtlliNn.AiUJl Mother of nrltlsh King Sends Mr., snue nf ytiialli . . SprcM Cablt PrupsfcS lo Tnr. Srs ItoiiDCAt'x. Feb. 2 The condition of j,,,,,, ' iiemhardt continues to be satis- f,..n'rv si,, ,.i,i this morning that It w tl)p (,rM tim in )pjr that h(( , , a(i.pil )rPft without BulTtrlnR Among the innumerable telegrams of ..,.. ..i... ti. f.diowing from Queen ot lis r Alex indra of (Treat Hrltaln: ..i h... learne.) wi'h the deepest re-. Rret of the misfortune which has stricken , ........j, . V, fix vou In vour siuTeiinc. a sympathy which nil nnglaud shares fur th greatest ar tlt In ihe world." . The Duke of Orleans telegraphed hta ' h'arttelt wishes for thn recovery of thm great notress. He concluded ' i kiss our hand alTeetlona ely and devotedly" ' The private secretaries of President Polinare and of the Dowager ejneen j Crlstlna of Spain also sent nirii(ri.. Fleanora Duse, tl' Italian actress, i pent this telegram ; "With deep and tender thought you are an unforgettable image in my heatt Thet-n sad hours will pass and you will again speak to us of the Iwauty and giandeur of life" Lou-Tellegon. leading man for Parah Iiemhardt when she was In thl conn- iiriniiniui ni cim ..n iii nun i-u.in- try. received a cable message yesterday1 f-oin her saying she was recovering rap- mij mmi mr .iii.,ui..uij,i m ,i.T rmni leg Mr Tcllegen will open his tlrst season under Shubert management In inmroru, e onn.. to-nignt in -raging ctiances. USUAL LIVERPOOL SAILINGS. I rniisnllnnllc I.llier nt AITeeleil hv Mibmnrllii' Threat. Tlie threat of Herman submarines has nnt nrreiii th uniiinf ehe,iiite ne of thn big transatlantic lines with ter - , minals at this port Thn only reason I some steamnips ennnot sail rcom tun ' other side as originally Intended he- i cause they have been requisitioned for carrying troops to France. 1 s"""" rom Liverpool lor tins port, .no , Cunnrder wa scheduled lo sail from i Liverpool to-dav. Thn American liner ! Philadelphia, will depart on tlnm with a ' '"rgo nuniber of passengers, considering , tlm keimnii unit thn war. -" .None or nm nig snips uue to sail from nils pnri lo-nay w in no nein uacK. i nn i , Lusl.anla of tin. C.inai.l Meet Is ex W;l Jo eaye her pier .10 A M - ; " '" ."" '" "! . nojn. tlm American liner St. Paul and Jho White Star liner Cymric nt noon nnd , h French liner La Touralno. for ""Vre, at J I .M. LONDON MARKET NARROW. Surer In Dardanelles Aids I'nr- elwn Hecnrlllea. London, 1M. Trading waa nar row, nnd srul;itlve sentiment absent In tho market to-day. Americans had a more cheerful tm on ndvlces from your market, but prlcn changeR wero within small limits, Thn best demand s IT Kn II.KI'll SI I 11 II ll en III 11111 . n.... ...... .. i II'IIII. IIUI nnr 111..11 .villi iiihivi', Thn success of tho allied Meets at the Dardanelles rontrlbuled to u better feeling In foreign socurltlea. IlloeUiide l.rrmnn lnl Africa. WABHINUTON, Fob. 20. Thn nrltlsh Ambassador to-day formally nntllled thn State Department of tho declaration by tlie llrltlsh ilovei iiinent of u blockadn of thn roast of Herman Kant Africa begin, ntug midnight February 2S..Maich 1. This blockadn la to extend along the wholn coast. Including Islands, four days gram being nllowe.1 neutral vessels to clear from the hlockaded aroa. shrinking gifts cause RELIEF FUND PROBLEM Big Decrease in Contributions Committee of Mercy Seeks Way of Avoiding Use of Money Sent in j Meeting Expenses of Administration. r FIGURES SHOW DROP IN OFFERINGS Table made from dally teports sent to the newspapers of contributions to four lending funds showlim how tho war relief contributions have decreased, notably in the last two months: llolKlan He- Amer. Ainbii. American Com. of lief Fund. Innee Hospital, lied Cros. .Mercy. Amount to October 31 $2I,!: I09,.21 S31 4.3T.S JU.139 Amount for November .llfl.Ssr. T1.4M US1 3(J.;33 Amount for December 195,021 74.93:: r.0,391 4S.092 Amount for January 12C.032 S!,3Tfi 2l.f.24 I4.4J5 Amount for February 1-18.. 38.71C ,1 10,035 10,5il5 A decline In contributions to war relief funds, ndmilted almost Reticrnlly, has forced at leasl one committee- the New York StMe OommJtteo i nirtotlv neutral relief nf Mercy, meotnn yesterday afternoon at the com .... . .a. imi.L ........ 1 inmen s neuuiiui.rivi e .vu siiui ...riiu, . . t V. t u, ,u,,..,i .,. Henry W. Toft presiding, discussed the nltiniiloii franklv and took steps to , moet It nt one. , Incidentally, E. Je-so Conway, Who ; had been thn director or publicity since the committee was orgat.Ued. announced his Intention to step out. It Is under- , stood that Norman Hapgood will fakn hi, Mr. ('miuav1. work In nddlilon to , his other duties In connection with the. commlttee. Tho committee, unlike most of the other war relief bodies. Is not endowed. fnr Its ailiiiltilstratlve eiuenses. In View of that racl unu tne present situation with regard to relief fund contribution e-enernllv Mr. Cjnwav jon.irently was 1 unwilling to remain longer thn recipient of any part of tho contributions. ,... l.mlii.ll., IKe .ltiniice commmre. deeded io have a fo,v of the prominent business men Identified , with thn Committee of Mercy's work to try to get subscriptions to an er.dow-. M.en.e of oh-1 .nining relief contrtbutlons If tho fund ra si-it tne eommiuee. in tnis rm" . Ii ill Kl in ...Ifli ''..i .7 " . ; . ' i... , yet called upon. Wlsli lo t'se All for Relief. The Committee of Mercy has ral.ed H21.1.6. 1" "'Mltlon to about JU.uo ..... .....t . .if ... money only one-tenth approximately ha. been used n meeting the expense, of ad- mlnlatrotion. Nevertheless. ,t Is felt or j;iii,viiu in iiiuu, riiuiiiiiKi i .i that in order to do Justice to tho ccn- t-lbutors no part of the gifts for relief should be used to defray the expensen of administration. The Oimmit'ee of Mercy has met with thn slump in relief fund contributions th.it other war relief bodies faoe. A ( . rj mlltP tht In the ;., ontrlbu- Ions com- ist two ""htis "P-rmlly there h ;ec a tre- nirnuoua (rnim- iii&'iinih iucnm,ii.i I l... I.T. II..I..I .n tl.ll.r I'.in.l committees, l.lie the Ilelglan Itellef Fund, the Commission for Itellef in He, glum and several ..ther local bodies, do not feel the falling off like the other com- ,.,., Marie .!oo of Helglum for 'h.; nilllees, but nil are s.eklr.g new sources , hlldren of Helglum, continued to mul I Oof contributions lo keep up their work T t tl- at the olllee of the Helg.an Hi lie' of relief j j.-un; yesterday, along with the niessai-pi. Mote than 12.000.000 has been laired nf coo, w),, to wh,(.h paph oI(0r (f , in almiit the months b fnur of :,ij fpmH it. The messages am Vi conimKlees alone the Ilelglun Itellef , , , . hUm tn be sent to the 1 Unu, mr .AIIIIT1I All Ainuilliimi' j.ii'i- tnl the New York State branch of the American Hed Cross and the Commute of Merry. The greatest harvest of con ' trlbutions to these leading funds and 1 the period when thn heart strings ..f ' un classes of peopl- were i.mche.l mort was during last Novi inner During De. comb-i . January and Febru,ir, the de- cllne wn noticeable. A giinen at the, table ciiinplled from the lenorts of dull v cnntr.butlons to these four funds, as ..n. I, ih. i,..em,!i net linven thl.4 The Iblglan Hel.ef Fund, the bng--t of any of the .M-ninltt.es. had raieed to l'ebrniiry l'.. In cash, find and cloth. Ing. $t,5s.S7i'i 53 Sin-.. January thl fund has been ac.ept'ng c.ish i-or- trlbuti'its imlv. Its expenses have been about 1 p.'r i ent It was admitted b- thn commf'Un . relay that 'lier . - ,.. , rl1r.,rl TjnnvTrc MISSOURI rALlilL FltUAli-a. j; s.inii'leiii Vnnilier In lo Forrcnst Hlll'Ct'S Of Pill 11. substantial major'.tv of the holders ! of Ml..ourl IM.ill.' sto.lt have sent In their proxies to the Riecial proxy com-1 ' mtlee formed a shoit time ano This ' njemies tlie ivimmlttee nf success at the' ansutes the iimmiiiee ni success ai ine meeting and glies pnunlM- of nn enrlv readjustment of .Missouri Pacltl- tinani il nlT.urs niter tne meeting Those fri) whom the pew members nf the boards of directors of the Mis- , w,uil Pacllic 'ind lb- Iron Mountain railroads will lm selected Include A J Iloniphlll. N'ewconib I'arleton, Nicholas F llr.uly. W II Williams, vicr-presl-dent i.f tho Delaw.ne and Hudson, or New York . Hubert Wlnsur of . Hueton and Festus J. Wade, Kilw ln A Faust, W 11. Le and Frank O, Watts of St. LjuIs ' cnrTQC: dVVVTKn MflVTV WTPP SWISS SEEKING MONliY ILL RE. nniil.fr Hny, llosrs'tr. Thai .Venn- tlnlliilit llnve lleen Droptied. 1 Hkrn', Feb 2H It Is reported on ex cellent authority that negotiations are under way between the Swiss Oovern-, ment and merlc.in l inherit concerning the lln.itltg of a Swiss loan nt ti per t cent In the United States. The sum mentioned .s 70,000,000 francs t $11.-1 0l,nou) Inlernatl terilay thn 1 000,000) International bankers here said ves- i .....I- iii.il I.IL.IILIHI llll'. were miner. Mill I II, MiriCKH. After the California Expositions take a Little Sea Trip Here's the Idea' On nut to California by wiiv of Denver, Colonulo Springs, Pike's Peak, the Wonderful lioynl (lorgn and Sail Luke City all this by daylight and, with- out eliu liiirge, proildeil you travel un tin' Hi 1 1 11 n .11 limit.. If'., II A Q II It.,) which tines through scrvicu from Chicago nnd SI. Louis. After that, "tin" California and the Lx-! positions and thru take one of those Mag- ' niflient newtlreat Northern PaiifleStnam- , ships tin' finest on thn Purine -from Sun rraiiiiseo up to Portland, Oregon. Then, homeward hound, stop at either Glacier National Park or elloivhtone Park -the wonders of the world. Noiv will you allow tne to help you plan for Mich a (tip? That's what I'm here for. You am planning lo spend a sum that entitles you to sen the best scenery In the Wert dive' iii an Idea of when you want to go, how long you can Slav, cm,, mid I will plan a trip csiieelally lltted to vtnir lime niul needs also send y.ni, without chiirge, such pictures, maps and pnin.il ilcK.-rlptli e mailer as will aid you In de lermllie Hi" best thing to do. Write, call or i, eicpiiniii' i.ei mi. uiwp. . J Ib iuer, (ieni Annul. Pass'r Dept C, II. -J, Qv 11. U Co.. Itsi llroa.lway. New York, .V, V. Phono Mini, s. ftiOB lias been a decline In the Innt two .in .11. Hi., a.ui 1 1 v,.n M.no ri.,.1 .(lov till". decline, in tho case of the llclglun Hv- lk f Fund In particular, might not be In Oltl lf.n.1 111.. l'l.A. ,.n K...II.h.. .W.flUllll the comlttie had directed It efforts1.!.. 1 11.1- nrienmn.. l.en iiw.v ilu. more to oountryxdilo work than to local collecting. BIk hrtliUaae of (itIs. t.. vn....h.. ,h. .-11... .k. incur., ir tw..,!,.. n, kmu.. ,i. .,,rnnmi .., mini iwu.ivi.n felt ,,fr tn t Kir. nun. In Tnnunev tn reit orr to lr.,ooo. in Januxiry. to about I12H.O00. From Februiwy 1 to lu i"'' contributions were aoout S2,uoo. A similar decllno Is noted In the con- i m "- ' ..mimi. i. Hospital Fund and to the American Hed ro. Tho committee or .Mercys show- Inc In the comparlon of January h con .rlbutlons to those of tho first half of 1-cbraary Is more optimistic, but from Pecember contributions of 14(1,000 there us a drop to M4. 475 In January. In regard tn this, It was said yestsr- day that, w Idle thn man oil the street as n-in.i mm m .mimm un 10 cinnnuw coniriouung 10 inn various tunus, per- Minn of wealth had practically ceased to give. MANY BELGIANS PAY. Hen.l of Itellef Work Their 'IVIls " '"PPlles Are IHstrll.nted. rrftnnllIi prp,1(int of pelglutn-s 1 ...., ...I.............. ....iuii.ii . Ulllliukire llir liriie. unu r Ulill Supplies, has sent to the Comm ission for oountI.y b. r0,nnil!,Hlnil Ilr ,,. tributed. The feature of It that thon ' ."elsluni who are able . . pay f.n men loon are uo.ng so ami tl.e mo-iev so received Is belnir turned Icick to the . ----- 'r- commute., for further purchases Th entire civil population of llelc,um has been divided Into two departments, me wepar-.ment or i-oou Mippiy. a tun commercial oritanlratloii, and the De. partment of Itellef Through provlm la! regional and communal committees the formr deportment gets food to those who can pay for It. The proceed of such sales are tiaiisferred to thn D- pattnient of Itellef, which then d( trlbir.es the siipple purchased ttvre- v. ith to those who am unable to pay a.nthlt.g. The numb..! of ab.olu eU urHiuuin is nooill l.iiliw.uii'i Contributions to tin. i:.ite' I :i the relief steamship whl h l to b.. snt from the children of America M Prln Princess. They will afterAird be placwl In th public archives of Helglum W. A ling of the Jiank of Montreal sent to Till: pi'N esterdav a den nl of .'' ' ' " ' .' . ' ' . r por" ' JP ' 'J' . ',' , lllioms Tnvlor, from Fnglmat came as the xpokesnoman of t ie Q ieen III connection with Queen Mari s Needle work llull.l Contribution made insterdav to th' vartou relief funds wrrm llelglan He. ! lief Fund, J 1,75:3s. total. SIMfl 215 12 j Prince of Wales National Hellef Hind 17:i.7.1. total. $1 10.073 19 Ne' Y ir ; State Hoard of the American He.l r" o. $147.10. 'olal, ll.4:).V.3 . Secours Na Honal. 17. total, fdn.nf.9 47 Va.-.i'inr. War Hellef Committee., Js.'is 17, total r.&.i 1 1.!'3 American JewNu ftelief 1 Commltten. 120,435 ne, total, J'.l 211 49 taken for a Swis loan sonin time ago, but they have been dropped Ilarke's do ot belee th i thes have been re in wed NEW YORK'S PRIVATE SCHOOLS VOt M. MI..N AMI' HIM S. 'ri' AH1'1 MI'.H'h HI'llilOI fiirlllMS S10-.1IV Writ I '.ml Ave Tel I ul isth U irnn Del ,1. law Outilour rietcltrs I.JU to I an winter iiAH.iitn sriiiiiii nut itnm rieMtton, is i.t .'i.'rt m Hnvs niav rrnaln sllilaj, liiel.iilliiii Sst'y Miuli hour Irnnls Court.. AtliUtU licld. Kln.Vil in C'o.lri;. iiTi i itni i: e ni Mm srmiiii,." 14 Acres, nesr sti CnrtUmlt l'l at :.Vi,l st, llay A lliimillim llnys I M Market!, limit. inatrr Intimate trarlitng by nrhnUrly Mm llllSIMItl l'lOltl M'I IUItSnll,T M'Miir, it i its n itreifi.sr. Tin: si nmn . nn i i i. i: ami i amp lll'ltl'.AI , . v. ,st , . 1. I I i v. INSl'ltl'C'IION, riHt IIIItl.M AMI l III. Ml W4I1IKN. IVASIIIMilllH. II. C LUCIA GALE SCHOOL oj ' lth.llii.il.. Irulnlite I 'nrt...lv ,. i I cult h . -.- - nrrshiiiu and Nnruial ItHinlrnr e'.eiri.rst Music iinnilieriiii, ,.ei. Mull n.i'e nails, 'il, , I'lluclpiil.lhHui nl.imtla Itcirul, M akliln.it. hi, 1) r IIAMINC. NKW YOltK New VntU City, fi. IIIII'IU'IIN ll llnv, m. II. Ani'rl 'an Authnrltv on Modern D.inrrs i 5th Av .V W cor HlhHt Tel., llryanl- 63.i WALWORTH Ru,"n"" in.tllute. Hfojdwt, .... r. ,.-u 01. oiBnograpny, UOOk. aaplno.SeralaiialCnuiii.CIvhSefvlra.saCalaloi - - - - " T Private Schools Till' SI N maintains a most eflliient IMucntioiial lluruau, This complete service is nbso. Illtely free of ehillgn lo you, Accurate and unbiassed infor mation given lo all Imiiilrei'N, 'I his service will prole of ral liable asslatancti in ai'lociing the proper school for placing your boy or girl. In writing gl.e Mimclent detallk ao that liitclllgeiit ail l lee rail be glieu. SCHOOL-COLLEGE AND CAMP BUREAU ITO .Nassau ,t, e 4tIu RURAL CREDIT RIDER DISTURBS WILSON Ailiiiiiiisd'iitioii Foal's ii Ifou in I lie House Over the AllHMIlllllfllf. LEAUEItS A HE ALAHMEI) Wasiiinoton, Feb. 2C. Ah a result of the iiellou of the Senate last nlRlit In Incorporating the .Mi Cumber plan of rural crodlt.i In the iiKrlcultural appro priation bill thn Administration Is fear ful that a row may be provokn! In the llouc that will Klvo 11 serious em barrai'ineiii on tins niiesilon. At the instance .if President Wilson the leaders had slilcti acked the nir.il j ciedlt bills and were confident mat tnsi. friends of such legislation were tied Pd l hard and fast so far as this session was I ..oui erued. I The Mere disinaved when they awoke l!ii innrnlliir tn fltnl lh.lt .1 111 T 11 of rural rre.ut.. ii.ui been lm m norateil In the I I ...... . . ... n... l.t I.. I covered that ltepreentatlve llulkley, an 1 Ohio lUinociat, nnd others Interested re11U91.it llin nlilini t unit V thill It id thus prenented to foice the Immediate eract- ' ment of .1 rural credit bill 1 1 UU"" UMUllT iHIIIIU l IIUL n-st ill liters . .. . ... now siano tis proiianic inni inr iioii'n ' ,,.,. will concur In the McCamber rural credit plan with an amendment that may force thn President either to veto .the agri cultural bill or take b.irk alt the words . . . . . uttered 1 0,1 "V.J , The McCuinber ptuposal provides for the establishment or a fntm credit buresiu In th I iep irt merit of Agrlcul ... , ., ,.'.,,... ,. ,,,,,0, ji,ino.(Mlo f..r the pur- " -r,p amendment that will b orfered to this by .Mr. IlulUlev. If present pinn, are.-arrled. will iniimdy the prol- . . ,h. Ilnlklev.lt. .lib. bill, the Very tn'asure to which the I'resiuent , UH t iken xeeptlon This bill curlew .nut the nrlnelnl.- of n.ivernnieiit aid. a 1 principle, that is disapproved bv Mr Wilson, That there will be a bitter fight In the UntiM. over thu rural credit amend ment to the agricultural hill Is assured. ' Whether It will succeed depends on how , many Democrat" who have been adv.i- cntltlK rurn, (.rPt, , t!l llh,rnpl ., nn'flln,X l''," ln ,h" ,!,,-r.M''.-. , The Itepubllciin. are alive to ihe strat fy "f ,n' "1,,,a,1," They tlnd thev jll.l i;i .1 i.ri.niii in nil.- I, '.ii. .u... on riiinl legislation, becausn n lot of DeirioerHts went out to dinner Inst night, thereby making it pnss. bin for Itepunlt r.m. led by Sen itnt M Cim'ie". to "d.p i.ver" the air.einlinen' to tne ugi .cultural Id' The White House as iee i le.m to help aasut in stra g ' a o n t id tangle hrougvt nbout r s.rvor M number UIM'llIt Itllsilltr. .K1l .11. Hod Atlitntlr tity. r. 'Sj) HI ! REDUCTION lli PRICE j W I II ImIHmI I Goes into effect March 1 U I l I i jjl KM No Reduclion in Quality CMj j llll BrllS'rii GAULOIS TIRES rrpreaent the IfflRII cl U 1 1 ' ll l l ll AT YOUR DEALER'S 1 l j m t-m'i.ois tiki: iokpokatiov. y lii'x - i WW fi 41 ,v sr ,r" r' NKW YOltK B Ik .-i K" I' 8j BMBMLMMj r:"-;.Mi Atlantic (tty1 Vxcrc IoclybnviMlovc5 tolinseri A delightful resting place, dear to every feminine heart, especially during tho Lenten Season. Hovel in the sunshine on tho famous Hoardwalk, entranced by the music of the broud Atlantic. GnrRenu? stores filled with nil thirea beautiful, gathered together from East nnd from West. Kolling-chairt. theatrical sttractinna. concern, jclf, tte The Leading Houses ill furnish full Information, rates etc.. en appliratloti MArlbiiriiiich-llleiihelni Iti'th AnierirHii and P.ur neun Plans. Jixlah IS hue A hnns Co. Unlet llrni.U American I'lnn l.lilen Hall Hotel A Hatiaturium K. I. Y...inir Mirr Ihe Hhettilirne Luntean Plan J Weikel, Mr lintel ,. liinrlra Open All Year Newlm lliunrs (Vi, Oprn Knilre Year v. a valter J. Iluibjr lintel Mrnnil Always Oeen y. II. OiT and 11. (.. hdwiirtta The lliilinhiirtt I Ipen A " ear Her.ry Parnell. Only three hours from New York City si Penna. It. IU Cnesult local ticket amenta HOTEL CHELSEA 0 ui " u r' (re . . il ra ( -n lb" fashjcnali i he set uri-tlon . 0 til 1 hamtiart Uh prli.it hatha ifi'nh M il a ..tri lllKh e.u.s or h'.tra. ea(r, tr.,i. rrrn li hrf (!u f prlvi-K,. Autot inr'l trains llooKlel linen a year J II Tllll.MI'MJN A CO HOTEL DENNIS llluntli lilt, .1 .lie liotrl with the ilKljnetP e tealii lei.il.lug la, lleach and ll.iardna ,, I in , 1 1 . .. i . - ,uwie iiiin i iiiwi. r..' lebruar), eprevi ni ,in ,. , i f, nl, nn. I a. I lie Spur Travel Hun u W I Kill ivrunc ll ll 11,11 .1, III III, Mi'fiAl I I'VrrS AMI PISIlit HITI S ISLESWORTH liiii'rlean and Purnpeaii tdnia l-'clnl'i ae and the IiimiiIlh k I atmeiti f.l I er in. linintllll III. 111.' i.l l II ir hut and mil sr, witrr lailin lliiiie.lra Dpi u all car. -r - l.r.idii.r titsh jns inodrriit. r I hopd II RFMbRI F'"g' 1 1 M ir Ii ,i h ran rlUDLrflnnLL-'ci Hte,in .1 e ov.itor un .ar iii s p'll I r till i' l ex i n' iih r.r.lll.g l i ll.es , r l. i i pe .i 1 1 0 up weiki 1. np dal y liiek'" J 1' full:, pOlarttorongb-BfenMin ATI.ANTU CITY. N .1 JOStAIl XVIllTH A OHM'S CUJJUSV "DRIVE SLOWLY" Thai si&n docs not hnnrf over every business propiisl tlon, but it Is one which tin Owner would be wise to re member, when selecting building contractor. Wc do not mean at all to Insinuate that contractors generally arc not to be trusted on the contrary, their aver age business integrity Is hiih. But some arc better than others, and, obviously, he uho drives slowly, may choose wisely. THOMPSON-STARRETT COMPANY BuiMins Cbnmii' tion SMALL LOSS BY 2 CENT FARE Knnsns Itunds Clinic I i llcienne li Not llnslnu In l.lie I'll.,.. 1 Toi-kka, Km . Feb. Ji: rallroadi will not be able to the tun cent passenger t has caued them mueli o i tevenues from the d.nj. ' . 1 charged olil. passenger, .l.t ,ls s ,v inllo and let others ride fi to a stntnient sent :o the I., the public Servlre Comm hm The stiitemeiit was inadi up frn otllilnl repoits of the fout u u , ' P n in the Slate for H'ftt, tne !.! o' Iiases and thren cents in i... nr 1914, thn last compln'e cir un Icr th two cent fare. Here Is the compansor, ,,f per passenger per mile: Itoiid. r"i'- Santa l"e $ o ,i . Ilork Island " o.i .l.uurl I'scldo . , 0 i I nmn I'll 111"'. ... u m.'i. State olllclnls think this .-linn that thn railroads han r.o' materially. , pts ti i I im e eij t OIL COMPANY'S BIG SURPLUS. ( iillfornln I'elrnliMiiii ItepnrU KUI 'J,ri4'J, lmilnt Klll,!isi, The California Petroleum c ,, . and scosldlarles for thn ,' . . Ceinber 31, 1SI4. leport a ,,. i Rrnlllg,. for tho year of I I . compnted with a surplus o' i the in pilous year of $l'i.!iv p. showing In surplus was mile the omission of the nmn -t ' itend, whli h amounted to i i" on p.. ,is .;s ,d r V h. I previous car I Uross iarnitigs f,- lill 1 1 1 7. as r. ipared w ni.'H At t e clr.i of 1'iH i o" t m cotnp.v. , w 'S f. k I pare 1 with $9'. ''11 the e W1VTMI III si I II I VK.IV .IKK-I I MIbi.II. (It lintel Chel.ei. In Ihe Ka.hi rat ,c Cliehie Se, t i, l i An ear J, I! Th. mi sun ft 1' Ihe I'ennhnrst Op. n All Yr.r Mm. Ik II 1 henslde llnati. (Ipen All Year, K. I'. tssik's iuns Central K. It of N. J. or for further Information. THE EASTBOURNE Pai ill A -n Ui fc'etl it in-1- 1 Jtf , " ,1.,) THE WILTSHIRE pro. r t i I I.l li Mi' ,, r-' i-nl.l r . i ,- M'l.l Sne, i ll I! ,lal v lln.'n a . "at K I.l is Ni:iV .li:it-l"l - InKmoel AMODI-RNHOTI l. W f. s 'nn- k- Mil. n Hi" r t i'ii i ii l Htl.lM I HOTEL CHAMDEnLIN V OLD POINT Ci'MK'HTj Per Hnofctl (ieo. r. Adsinn, Mer 1 MMKII lil i'li . NUll I lilt I.-- I. hn. n. ilae.iilnni It. i. I. in I len SARANAC Macadam It... i.l. in I ire i' r I! H i fl I I'l .1 l MMI II III "I'll ' ' CAMPS A I) (Oil 1 i . . in. t ,r i i Lie i r i i in- I US OIC, !'!' "H in, in llarrliiati.il Mill- Mi.. Ilulii liriilliiii, ll iisliliikH" 1