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THE SUN, MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1915.
VILLA'S LEADERS WANT CARRANZA TO TAKE ARMY MEMBERS OF REPUBLICAN LEAGUE, SKETCHED BY WING STRAUS TO TAKE DP OSBORNE ACCUSES PRISON FUND CLERK P. S. C. WORK TO-DAY TMniis to Stfldy TninpoHiilioii PnUcmi Mid Apply liuni- IM'HS Ml'f lliills. Suvs .?. R, Holla Rm Broken Hull's null Worked Against j jtorthcrn Chief OiistoH, Thpy Nppotlltta for Siirrnulpr of Koiyph. Wnrden's Interest. NO FIXED PROGRAMME TRAVIS starts INQUIRY r I i The most acceptable f J U if t for men or U VII, I, A xKS t S. TO I.BT HIM I.1VE HERE r, . i, Tel . Die, If. -Wdel AvIlS, r (.f. ;. eri or nit' r.1 a i c 01 , hi- l . if I Manila, Superintendent da under the VIHk "Clovrrn , , ileni JoM l.lmon mill Jos li villi lieders, conferred far two liiUM tin afternoon In Kl 1'ieo ...j, imlreni Garcia. Carranaa'e Con relet to llM surrender of the , .,r t-i rtOrthf Ml Meslro. f tr lb c' nference it was admitted tint it" object was liM lUCUfPOMtlOfl .M III! Vlltfl iirmy Into the Carr U1M but ' iv;ie ssld tliHI nrranae- Iffitl had not bttn concluded and ',at 11m conference would continue to- morrcs Tin- a lla flrnerale returned to ,iun- Iti IV It 1- :i 11 PflOO thfy Were under tin escort of Lieut, M. c. Hlialienhcrger. evost Marinal of th- 181 Paso patrol , . r . -I Mid OS the stuff of (Jon. John J, I' rilling, Tiers li "till m question to tife tutrtabnuU of Villa himself. Km Uen t ill .it the border Heeling to locate IB, Ii.i- admit Unit 111 Is "out" and that althln a feu hours lir will be on userlcait territory, DM report that he left Chihuahua .; Xaturda) afternoon on horseback imind aeitwird, icrompanlid by a few of h.s f.iiturnl followers Tins report .,, I he belief prevails that he had an Mtomobllf Walling for lilni Mnd that r SOuld head for tlit- American border a. unci and might bi expected momon- Htltl Will l.rair I iii siln . . knottier report his It that Villa !s 1 ' " fly "f Chihuahua and that iii leave thi-ra b) train Til aorta) f,,r u.tr. . ,t:.i m Paso. Tiia: Villa h.i asked permission of he i nlttd suts to mter this country etotain om union of it is that n' akin h 8tati apartment on last Fri ar for Mich pertnlialon and that hi rind II on Haturfia) Another report tv pnerally credited is to the effect that lie ii learaphed President Wilson a personal menage Saturday i,iBht asking for Mylum In the rutted States and haa not yet received a reply ai: iccounti aaj roe that Villa is "our nil thai h is preparing to quit Mex Ke. All account! also auree that In a tweh to his officers he accused them f treachery. "We have no more hullets to waste on Carrat.iistas." lie is said to have de- ure-l. -for the l ulled States will . rven In M.-xico before many months -4 an will need all our hullets for "at." Th: sally Is laid to have bronchi tramendoui cheering from his officers nae of his officers who were n resent IM are now on the border, declined to Jflrni or deity the truth of this MM L.UI Vllls, one of the wives of m Oeneral, is preparlnt io leave for bMAntelea to-morrow, it la announced U Ilia I last wife, who was fM .'uar.ita Torres of Torreon. is now Uvttlg hare with her small baby, this l talte-i an Indication that Villa may r.iak. IM Atiaeles his home when he comes " the fined States I'nrceil llaahaml to nll. Mra LUI Villa has been at chihuahua NMMly and it Is said that It was Wly due to her efforts to convince illta tha' he waa surrounded by tral i I could no lunger succeed that qui! the tlalii imirlcan advices from Chihuahua ' uaerl that there is a strong feel .f nia.i.s: AmerlcaiiH, l-e-ause of the M4 Ihe I fitted States has given Car aOli Advices from the same sources y thn- is strong talk among the Villa r" "' rsorganlilng the villa army tier a new leader and continuing the ir igatnat Cgrntnsa. Onuul 'Jan-la said of this: "The Villa mill- hai Bono to pieces. Uen. Avlla. ovenii,.- ,,f t,e state of Chihuahua, la strongest man u the Villa ranks. He a ulei'ted to preside over the meeting i -whk-h in- villa Oenerals decided to 1 lf' their .lilef Me is actlnit as Vokeiinan of the Qenerabl now here and i dealing for peace." lis tloblea said to-night : "It merely Main .-. hansa in laaderahlp The Villi on" m not lost." loirs talk, however, that Uen. nobles la t, be tha head of the rsorgan -hM forcei and that he may. If the Car ' ;' tei .. are not satisfactory, con- -aue armed opposition to the Carranaa part.. A 01 itary consideration Is said to b ivolved 1 1 tlie negotiations now on be iwien Consul Uarola and tin- villa lead Th V'llllstaa inslHt upon belnit In ": - Into the Carranaa army and " mt organlaatlon being con "l i !..ii(te of the country which '- ' up This would permit 'hem to continue to exploit northern which Is one of the richest NFtloi of Mexico and in which more 2"" "" li'K concerns are interested inai , ether sections of the country. CHINATOWN GAMES RAIDED. Irreata 'n Oaa Plage in I aeape nl the other. ' ol the general gambling dete ti.es of Inspector flivver's 'led two alleged gambling house! .town laal night. They aelaad nbling DaraDhernalhi and AS , claat-in 'iff -,, ii fhiti i lot , IffHtl , At I (SUk- .... rt! f, priaotii : v ven ' 'htnaman u Datactlvai Jones. Bailey, i O'Connor climbed up the t II L'v Pell street and entered I iow They found a ooni layout With the seven took away a small Iron aall, tables and other ar- i"d In gambling, l.it.r tin- aquad raided f iii Mott street, but the escaped through a back door. -'- we,-,- made. - and the patrol WagOh gave i ted dlv.-i lion to the usual - ilghtaaere aa. t tlrle- r. tlUtil- inen tli N'f, a iitu cr.,, FATHER OF 9 STRICKEN. Hull, i- on Devilled With Two Hdreg t hen lli-ntll I nines. m .10, a barber of 320 ' tlelh street, who was gconm t ,. .-on, iii ohlldriu, . ollapeed on, ni Third avenue elevated light lit ! o'clock and died a ' - lati r al the tt It street i-.i-.ii.H from hear I dll -e. eliding th. after . ion With his . lirolt! he had started hum-, c Ihe Matle lo the Tleni'int live. -t' it Identlj 01 rlasad lili plained of difficulty in II 1 II Hie train he f luted The -l to hell lit in. and woman '' .in took charge of Ihe tr.irib - i . hildr n. Of Rglllu ui the ibii t n prououi.osd hliti dead a later. Tin Iiod) and the ' t.i Ken ,o Ilia Kast I gh to .i.e. iii tin- a-, ival of the iiul -'. :i -.''.I'--1' -it. il thll- Ijlim r'lT CUeELftfsl CA?r-(?S COOfJSEULof of -TiTe ' HOW ABOUT MEXICO? WEEKS ASKS WILSON Xo Ir-suo? .lust Look at the High Cost of Living, Shvs the Senator. THEN AGAIN, TIIE TARIFF. WaaRINOTON, rvc. 19. Ser.ator John W. Weeks of Massachnaetts. one of the Republican Presidential candidates, far from aareeina with Preeident Wilson recent nsnertkui b-fore the Democratic National Committee that the Republican party would have no Isme aside from the tariff upon Which to make their campaign nest year, contends that the Issues fur:ilshe, them by the present Ad- mtnlat ration are so ample and M evident that It Is a matter of choice as to which a hall be featured by Republican cam- paigu orators. Klrst In importance, however. Senator Weeks belives the present Adnnntstra- I tlon'l failure to protect American lives I and property In Mexico during the en- tire three yvats It haa bee: In DOWIf I tha one ehortcomlng that should effe.-. lively preclude a return of the Demo- j era In to yower. "I believe the Mexican issue Is one Of those upon which the coming cam- J palgn win be waged and won by th lie- publican party." said Senator Weeks to day "Certainly the present Admlnls trntiot.'a Inafflclint handling of the sit- ; uatlon ever since It came Into power is rich in vulnerability. In the P'mo cratlc national plitform for lull there j aDDOared the unequivocal statement that our property should oc proieciea i throughout the world hikI on our hot- d-rs. " 'Kvery American.' the Hemocratic alatfarm reads, 'nuiat be siven thl full DroteeUon of the Pnlted States Oovarn mint iKit'i for himself and his property , "That plank ..ppli-s ery directly to i ktesico and if it means anything It should mean Hint Americans residing In that OOUntry and those on the bonier i should have had the fullest protection i four m0nthl In exchanging 'tlrm' dlplo f t om out- OOVarnmant. No great OOdiie matte ,io,e iitii laffiMisi nu i,. of witer separate us from Mexico It Is our next door neighbor, and if Amerl- i cms sere ever to be protected by their Oovarnment. certainly ttaja gomg no , further abroad than acrosa an Imaginaiy line to the south of us should have had that protection. I ' But they have not had It and as a consequence many of them have UMt i their IIVI and practically naieiosi inaii , propert witnmu any reMewoi.i.- o, fectlre protest on the part of the p.irty , In power Whin the President op- tlmletlcally daclaraa tlwt the Republican party will have no iasuc on which to I maki a campaign negtyear ha l! ilthir forgetful of the long period of utter . neglect wit. i regard to .Mexico ana mt Americans Who were unfortunately held there by Hs?ir property Interest! or he hai an idealistic conception of thl tamper of the American people that lulls him Into a false sense oi aacuTit) agalnst tlssir Just indignation Indlgna- Hon that will make Itself felt within the neat few months "The American people I feel assured, will be quick to grasp the fact that the Republican party has something of a campaign Issue in the failure of Hie j UeniOcratH to reduce or even to hold at , l.u form r level, the cost of living. This was one of the campaign slogans of the Iiemocracy In 1912 -'the high cost of living- and they told the public that If put Into power they would enact a tariff for revenue only, and that the cost of - ... . -.1.M n.Maa! rtes of life would automat rally become lower. ,'Thev wJr ,,llt Into power, they enacted the 1 nderwooil-Simmons law the cost of living Immediately Ht .rted on an upward march which n , "till i progress. Figures compiled by ! tha Administration s own bureaus show: that the ost of living has Increased more , ,nl, h in the past three years than dm- 1 In? anv similar time In the last decade. , If the Democrat! eoneldered the high i f ,1vi,,g a worthy camimlgn Issue i ail If Is clear the Republicans In , " a lal in. i: ran ra s Int HHirm try nnu wim even greater Justification. The r. Mpm.se, 1 feel assured, will be nationwide. "I am glad the President concedes us one Issue the tariff So much Is Included in thai aie Issue that It really should be divided Into a number of Issues. In the first place the Republican principle of protection ll an Issue distinct and apart and stands for nationwide com mercial growth ami prosperity. "In the geOOIld place Ihe tariff stands w the only reasonable, effective means for rehabilitating our staggering Treas ury and certainly theUovcrnment'iprei int financial distress Is another laaue Hi it must figure prominently In the com llll campaign, together with the extrava gance of appioprlatlnuH which haa bellied i" hrlng It on 'The Prisldeiii has urged additional ,1 ,, taxes in a final effort to Ignore the possibilities of the tariff aa a senal ble remedy for Ihe plight In which we llnd ourselves. "He urges a tax on automobiles a double 'ax. I believe, since he has sug ue. ted taxing both the horse-power of in m if m mm u v . each machine tnd Ihs faoUnt that iru-1 dUOM lhati pOWI. tfllApO this t-Ioa Kiew out of mi old Democ ratio notion ! that uutomobtles wvv luxurU-s and ) UMitforo ihould hr taxoifi hut tvory one I knows the RUtOtltoMlt I1 now nwnrvl b httfldrodl of thoUMinill of clUMIU whose income ti nnali, but who h purohMltis low priced care are enabled to live fur- I thrr out from thr tOWh and rnjo llfr 1 "The atttomobtle Ih owned by hun dreds of thoueande of farm era who And it a noooMlty, Ho you ? tht t.irirr of more particularly the fttranav lUbetittttee now beltuj urged the Admlnlotratlon , for ralslnrx revenue 1m to be a very de rided innue in the campaign and per- haps It in a hopeful hIkh tha; the Ad ministration is willing? to admit this fact "it Ih said the President is stronger than lila party. This might Well DO true in view of the low ebfa of Democracy but I confidently bellee that when 1 the time rornes the VOton of the coun try will make a Olean Job of It It Is plain they do not Intend t he another Democratic 1 engross, for tha Kepublt- rant are almost restored to a majority at the present session and 1 don't believe they will o half way and after making one branch of the Oovernminl Kepufoll- can keep the other Democratic." GARY DINNER STARTS 'BEAT WILSON' TALK Coaffaaed roe fagi Hards the chief and most formidable of fender. "'Oh, well, anyhow the Pres. Jem has kept us out of war." The people who make this plea inert with quavering voices that they are 'behind the Presi dent.' Ho they are. well behind him The further away from the position of duty and honor ami haBard he has backed the further behind him these netitry hat ,he p'res:d atood or run. 'Stand by yea, while the President J Is rinh; : and stand against him When he is wrong. "In '.'.'i and 'SO tin only way to atand ..- Lincoln was io stanil .Mia.i ti,... inn tt"1 Tr an(j Buchanhan al Lincoln did If 'he aeauran.-e that 1-atern party men af,nr th, flrltlg on Sumpt.-r Lincoln hail ; recogniie that the national. State and immediately in a raeeoh daclarad that!. 7 t, . . . ,h, xt$M of fnlot, might be too "x'1 t,rk,'t" ,h" fi,B,"! h,,aVV prourt , nK),t.' and hid loanl the next ' Progreailve vote was cast In 1112 oan- woul(, havt. r, r(.ixvr, xhr enthUglgatte i support of the anient adherent! of! peace1(n, wt would now have had i no countn " (.ol Roosevelt trains his guns again I on , President and the Mexican policy. ; He says, however, that he is making no ' party assault, hut that the present Ad- tntniatratlon hns done what Mr Twft rtin an( tnat Mr Tlf, haH gnrif (11Jt ,)f ),is way to commend Mr, Wilson Professional pajclftatl of the stamp of Bryan. Jordan and Porri, jsays Col Roosevelt, "work liand in glove with thes.. expomntl of hyphenated Amerl- canlam wis. are seeking to tun, this country into an ally and tool of alien militarism 'AH of Heniy Ford's companions In the peace propaganda, led by gentle men of the Bryan and Jord.ui type, could with profit study the thoughts ex pressed by (;. S Martin when he said -Whether mere me more people In the world or less, whether they are fat or lean, whether there are l-'ords or oxen. makes no vital diffeence; hut whether men shall be willing to die for what they believe in makes all tne difference between a pigsty and paradise Not by hrmxl alone, Henry, shall men live " U. 8. AID FOR RIFLE CLUBS. Knseramriit Helps Them and May llo More. An unprecedented revlvil in rifle shooting has been brought about by the enactment of a law by Congress last P' awthorlglng the free laaue of rlflei and ammunition to rifle clubs organlxed by civilian! 1 nrier this ad ten rltliens " any locality can organize themselves "to a Government rifle club The club then affiliate! with the National Rifle Association of America and receives from "'a War Department one new Krag rifle for every live members of the club and 110 rounds of ammunition to each mem- har ntiriliullv fur nun in tlia eld. "-. ui hiukv The work of organizing the clubs, look ing after them, Issuing decorations and medals and classifying their work1 was put In the hands of the National Rifle Association of America by the War De partment. Within the last year the association reports thai 1 1 has completed the or ganisation of over iuo clubs, not only In the United Htatea proper hul In Porto Rica Canal one, Alaska and Hawaii. Over a million and u half rounds of am munition have been issued to these cluhe during the year and about .l.nun rifles Congresa will be asked at this session to provide for a couuiilaalon to luveetl gate the entire subject of range con struction from a national defence stand point, survey the entire country and recommend a permanent national policy of range construction and localities where such ranges should he constructed In addition the National Rifle Associa tion will ask for a national charter and an annual appropriation of 125,000 from Congress to assist It In carrying on Itg work. G. 0. P. FIGHT OPEN, IS WESTERN VIEW Hepubliran Convention Ex pected to Seal Hnrmonv With Moose. I tx- loe-rreside,'. r a irDgnKI No other OT,D OrARP NOT FEAREP! candidate purposes snteHng Indiana, Minnesota and New Hampshire wilt i elect delegates dlrectiv one week later. March 1 Then- : a mtaihltlg tlahi i'ilic-oo. flee II Middle Western nlready on In Minnesota and tiie rlrst Republican leaders wo are a: xioua for significant development of the nitivn, . ji - tton campaign is likely t, be market! 1H,rl- ' " ' ventlon at the Collgaujn wldeh will har-. tnotiliie the differences of H'12. returned i from Washington devoid of any fear that there Is a echeme nlrr,ul cooking to thwart the will of the patty voters It la learned from the highest author ity from men sdio sat In the con ferences held during the National Com. mitt la eese that the advice of all I of the men usual', affiliated with thei Told guard, barring posslhly Tr. Lames i of Mew YorU .mt ao-ne of tha hitter antl- i . , . ... ... .Johnson men from California, was that i mere miiai ne no virori io i-jio- otiilnatlon for President of a candidate picked by the old Btattdpal element As a prae'leat polttlcgl proposition it Is agresl that !t li far better for all concerned to leave the contest open, with the general and definite understanding that the nomination Is to be made on the floor of the convention. , . , . , a grain ran ice or inii. National ootr.mltteatiien from the Mis- "Issippl alley rourrtry came ba :k with ,act,c "r 1 l - A' leat the Republican Slate leaders In the bulk of the Stales between thei Alleghanle. and the Rockies a majority . . , 1, . of l,0"" "' pn' candidate each for the Pteatldeucy, Intend to pro- ceed upon such asaurance. according to1 information that comes from a conipic- I uoui membet of the Itepublkan National L'omnilltee A National Commit teimin also de clare! "upon tha highest poiwlble author ity" that Justice Hughes will decline the nomination even If It la tendered to him by the Chicago convention Prom a New York Republican leader, whose official position In the party organ- iiatlon la high, haa .Dim the statement that while there will he no particular I effort made to prevent laeolutions of the ; strongest kind In indorsement Of Ellhu I Root In the Republican Ktate convention, there will be many Repuhllc.ana in the delegation of eighty-seven to the nutlotiaL convention from -New York State who; will noi anow tnemaeivea ,o am u.n a. kl. I n am nl.l vi.u.-.t . ,,,, .,, pawna In behalf of an old guii- '. coup to force the nomination of Root through a combination of old guard States with the South. There waa conalderible ta'k at Wash ington, heard outalde of ,t to National (Committee leeilon. that ea Poatmaoter Ueneral Itltchoock Is already engaged In th- tank of rounding up Southern dele gates presumably In the Intereat ol Root. Thli Mr. lfltchcoclt himaelf vlenled, and the report waa traced back lo men who were conspicuous In the Roosevelt pre conventlon campaign of 111. "Mot Worried n- Old tinard. More than tMi. the peace loving Re publican from the middle Weet have checked up the apportionment of dele gate! and Km number of direct primary States which will choose delegates to the Chicago convention by direct vote. They decline to worn' over a prospect that the old guard can aelse control of the convention, even If it lias that intention. Counting ln Vermont, which la likely to paaa a primary law at the present legislative cession, there are twenty-one State! that will choose national con vention delegate! directly In the twenty one are all the big and influential Republican States The twenty-one States will elect 597 delegates, aa agalnat 318 to be cltoaen by Htatea that have no legal primaries. Of the 318 delegate! Who will come from non-primary States, 201 will be aant from Southern Htatea. Southern representation la reduced by eighty-four votes from that whloh It had In 1(12 through the adoption of Che new basis of representation, formally concluded I cat week at Washington. New York loaee three delegate! from lta ninety of 1112. ohargeable directly to the -heavy Tammany Democratic vote In the city districts. New York la the only Northern Mate to lose by the new deal. The representation In tha Chicago cam ventlon arranged by geographical division! and differentiating between r F .0 vice - PRCs . err uMeeet-a primary and iron -primary States shown In the follOWlnt tabulation Son Prlniar i-iltnarv To New gjngland r,i ss Atiaoii" Iti h Southern ;u ;'. Miti,. iia jMiaataaippl Valliy, .. II to i M'-'unt will . . I :: i I'sclftc 3: ti Terruorle' i GranJ tatal. o Indiana will be thl , lul campaign with .tat si; ate to start the dil e- t iirlmarv oil March T It Is iretierally conceded I ihat there will be a tingle set of dele- , natea in nomination and Instructed for. up mere senator clapp win lead the ,Rhl , behalf of delegate! Imtructed I tor Senator Cummin! of loaa All plans have been made 10 pui out u list of Koot delegatea end Ubennan'i i managers In 1 llinole a re awai t iiik the prope r t.omient to j,tart hts at live , an- j i didacy for the twenty-four MlnttOOOta I delepateM - The New Haintishire primarv miv develop a .ont.-st between dilearatei In. i strutted foe senator WeeHI of Uaaaa-I llUieui iit'-i a s.-t o: -.i.'itnstru' i u.-ie- oj-... in.,1., lit, .,tL-,'' i ,f l'-., -slves ano younger Republicans Petmsy 1 va I. la chooses seventy-six dele- irate" by direct vote on Ma) 1 ' t this , f ,., ., ',,,,, iiorm- to waaningion the delegation likely to be a fifty fifty -.put between Senator Penrose s allle- .it tl as' of the State and the frlendi of William Flint-, one of the for -most of tin- ro. greaalvi party manager!, a :.os- influ ence radiates from Plttlburg tlm It! umhauuh is belim boi.oieH sturdily as a Presidential noaslblllt) and J iii! come out of tin- nrlmuriei as a favorite son with a big del-gat...,, Bp. paretitly bohlud him, Maiaai huaatta will .elect a full lilt of delegate! Instructed , for s,.nBtoI. Weeki , lha1 gute April SB. senator uouge nai - on..- oul strongly fo his colleague and the indi cations, are that all part) element! will support him for the nomination, Ohio also elects her fort -eight dele gates on April The withdrawal from Presidential consideration of Oov. Wil lis and og-Ambaeaedor Hem.-k con- a reQUmptHWl Oflvtncei the experts that Ohio delegates w.ll be solidly rot ev-sanator inirton EXTENSION OF WAITERS' STRIKE HMGSON 'IFS' Employeea f Bis BptiiraMitg Will MfH1 Dec. -'7 to Vote on Qnettioiii T. eglenakHI of the Walten' strike (j,,., nM jUHt peett . ailed In lower Beat s(df restaurants to K fth avenue and Broadwav before New Vear'8 eve hWItg! l)n MVarfc lf,. ,,. satnu-l Qoldateln, oaijam, of the atrlke committee, would M- lt jne Aflrr , oonfirenc'l with waiters from ,nmB f ,p 1,.ls ,, ,,.,, a,t, I . that are thronged by merrymaker! every New Year's eve, Qoldateln I all night sent a six pane letter to the nation. ,1 office of the wallers' union, asking oil! eiai eanotion far a cltywlda atrlke (.letting that sanction is the first If, A general meeting of the waiters and barkeepers in b.g restnurants has been M.UJ Lm .,- a,dt, I nM ,,. : (aVi luul ,. ,,.,.,lnK H v,c ln strike is the second if At yesterday's conference tlie strike committee's plans wen explained to rep resentatives of the VeriOUl olUbl and so cieties of which (lie hotel waders and barkeepers are members. These dele gates will report back to their organiza tions The third if is the approval of the committee'! plans by these organiza tions According to Mr. fJoldstein, the waiters and barkeepers in the big places are enthusiastic about a gvneral strik,. before New Year a, even though they would lose the munificent tips of the merrymakers The lower Fatal Side strike probably will he over by Wednes. day or Thursday, the chairman said, as tlie restaurant keepers are getting Into line with offers of increased pay and ihorter hours. I DEAD IN SUNDAY SCHOOL ROW. IHspate Over Itlght tn Teach llnda In Nhonllna Krai . AlltgvilXK, N C, Dec. IS. A dis pute involving the right to tench a Sunday school claia at Noitlifork flau tist Church, alaiut fifteen miles from Aahevtlla. resulted In a fight this morn ing, in which Martin Iturnett was shot to deatli, William Burnett, his brother, was allghtly wounded, and Olaud Mc Afee, who did Ihe shooting, was stabbed by William aurueit and will probably die. Jluructt . aja-d, and ia being hunted by a sheriff's posse, and McAfee Is ln a local hospital. I Oscar S. S'rauo, the new Oil Airmail of the PubHe Bapvloa Commliiloni win take cliarae of his new Joli at noofl to-day and expeots. : he puts It, to be busy every day thereafter doing his best to eoivc the transportation problem of Now V.,rk el'y Mr Straus returned t" tiie ftttjf yester day from Charleston, B, i'. where, with iTaaMattl LoHlll of Mnrvanl and oth If men, he tehvorod an address before tin Southern ComfMralal CongimBi in which be expres eil the trtlW that Utl Iinmie to Rnforoe Piaoa la an organlaatlon with Interesting and pefhajM Valuable mis sibillties for humanity and justice At his Lome. I Wist Seventy sixth etreet. ell Straus talked luirfly about his future Word as hiad of the public Service Commission. "Hut." he siiid. "there Is retillv very Hula for me io say i have no definite notion! as to what ought to.be, done to build up the city s transportation aye- tern or to set better service for the peo ple or to correct tills or that evil or abue. I am entering upon the work with no fixed programme whatever. You ran say that I am going into the office with a perfeotly open mind. l Know, i. nit'?1! 01 m it-u"v una- mm kn'tw, thai thre .'iif nuniy bt t-.tna- t t.ii Ji.ns .t'i:, i., 1 ;. lull t dotie thoroughly and in no ilovenls . half hearted fashion. As .1 huitnisi man who confront! a very larg" buainiai problem. 1 am k-i.;'k to itudy every phase of the problem before I permit myself to adopt any so-called pr grammi or aohlini of action. I siiali endeavor to apply to the office of chair man of the Public Service Commission plain business methods for the first f.-W weeks n le.i -t I am K' tic to look over the ground, make 1 thorough study and Inveatlgaglon of t!i" VarlOU! trans portation lines of the tv-w Itlbway sys tems and so on, Than I ihall be better qualified to entire! opinion! Mr gtraui w 11 taaa tne oain or omce at noon in the office of the chairman of the Public Service Commlaoton The oath will be admlnlatered by Mr Rtraue'i nephevi Bupnme ''--urt Juatlti Lehman. A number of Mr Straus's friends ex pect to l"' present Mr. Straus did not nare to expreea any further opinions about the OOUTBe of the war or the hyphenated problem or about politic!, Asked about the din ner winch Judgi Qary gave for Col lloosevelt and many meti of cr'- it Wialth and dlettnctloni Mr Strati.- replied that nice he had not bam Iti the 1 !: and hail not attended the dinner, he kftW no more than the next man what po:ttuli Significance it might or miclit not have, "Certainly it was an Interesting af- f.iir." he .turee-l SCHOOL EXPERIMENT OPPOSED, H tela I e Huiierlnlenil rnl taslltat Trglugi ,em from I tab ma. MoNTCLAtl N J.. te- II Suiierln tendent or ncnnoii t i Hl.ii, in a statement t.. the n--.fl of KMucatlott itrongl) oppns.-d th- adoption ..f the th.l.s "f Mr- Marietl.i .to ,,.s,.i, . t 1 l, tta ;. , irthool system of Memben of certain womin'a organiaatloni ravored trying Mm John-! Among them w in he CIHfOrd H. Harmon, sons methods In the Mount Hebron the aviator; Cleorgl B. Reynolds of school. I , ,. -aiding, a prison worker: t'hnrlei IV Mr Btlai !.' I,-- cannot asree with I Rattlgan, warden of Auburn prison; Mr- Johnaon thut rhild should not Ueorge W Wlckiraham and Or R fltagg be taught t" road until it u ten orlWhlttn. twelve ye.irs old. t o- li he in favor of I' w is learned to-n.ght that -ranks removing all natralnt from tha move-'have been writing letters to the lis in . tile of the children In 'he school room, i t rt.-t Attorney on prison reform, Some Mrs Johnson wai ingtrumental in aa-approvi of Mr. Oaboenn'i mithodi and labliahlng In Waal Orange ., ichool I othin appear to he hie emmlia wheiv her methods are being tried, but ! Because Of the large number of w t- supern. ten, l.-t.' Bllii iayi that mani Inimn thai will appear to-morrow tiie par-nts of 'hat town have not permit - I t Jr. mri Jurors will not make their in- ted then- children to attend, MAYOR SUES REMARRIED WIFE, I. rings Irttnn tanlnsl W.tmnii Who llnee Won lllaorfi- l'roni Mini. Tsr.VT.iN-. N J . He 111 - Tie w-fa of MUypr Hugh a Smith of Hopewell. whom he remarried after aha had ob. I tulned divorce from him In 1905, : I now made defendant In a sir., for dtvorci .,, ,-, petition (Ileal here by MUynr Smith, I Hopewell , about foil- nillea north i,f I Prinretoi Th- iuit :s brought ujon lata tutor) ground! Mayor Sun' i n the blggeai man n Hopewell The new" that ha had brought ihe null lurprlied his friends aa well 'as those of Ins w ife The friends lecall that ten years Rgg 'he wife, Mrs. Charlotte smith. ie cured .-, .itvor from her luubiud and then two years later married him agam at Hartford, Oonn. Thi iimlthi h.ve five children, MODERN IN TEN By GRACE G. Under this litlo the author Iihs rpwritton her famous little hook, "Auction Rridufe in Ten Lessons," from C0V61 to cover ; and she has addetl an entirely new chapter on "The Play of the Hand." The result is an ideal treat ment of the game In respect of clarity, brevity, and authority ; certainly the most effective and up-to-date exposition there is. 11 .25 net. CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS IQs PER MONTH ON PLEDGE 0F PERSON ALPROPERTY THE PROVIDENT LOAN SOCIETY OF NEW YORK MANUAL! A si. Fouttb Avenue ror. 2M.h Street, gldrtdge Street cor. Hiving, on ttt Seventh Ave., bet. ilia ISd Leuncton Ave., ror. liitth street. (Jrind Street, cor. Clinton street Last 7!d St., bat, Lea.ui.oa A ad v k aat HoustoD ai,, cor. liuu it. OlatHtm, X. V. Dec. II. Warden Os bomi Of Sit.K Slna has complained to State Comptroller Ihiaenn M. Travla that J rdwtird HOtta) the Comptroller's dark who handles the prison accounts, has brottan rules and worked aeralnst the v.nrdeus Interests. Comptroller Travl Is Investigating Mr Osborne's complaint but has not suspended Holla and has not found grounds for dotng so. Among other thimts. Holla la accused of advancing money to prison employees Th- warden maintains that he was care less in handling the prisoners' discharge and miscellaneous funds. In the ills clintae fundi are the earnings at one cent a da) allowed each convict and the II a bonus pa d httfl when ha Is dls- chargad Holla. pr;s"M attache! assert, does not deny that hi advanced small amounts to prison employees on t-alaries nlready lamed, hul contends he waa justified because the men paid m advance had to pay their own expenses when Rolng out of town on prison business. This was notably true. Holla says, In tha case of guard! .-"nt with drafts of prisoners to Clinton. Com Stock and Auburn prisons. As soon as Mr. Osborne's complaint reached Comptroller Travls'H office Dep uty Comptroller William Ooardman as- lanod tin examiner to (to over Holla's I OOOKl. i'i Rotnt Umi lhw ia in frlotlon r 1 M ill gMIU till" WfMlfnt lVIM recently refused to honor the sale of m prison 1 alf made by Harry Helaakcy, tin ex- rat ot h invlct valet, because lie neard there two receipts, otie for $14 and the for $0 The Westchester Onuid Jurj is now delving Into the story of the calf Holla also refused to sanction pur chases of goodl made by Helaskey for the warden's residence. Storekeeper Kel ley, who took a similar stand, was ousted h the w-irden. While Holla is stationed at the prison the wardeti has absolutely no control over htm The appointment Is a rotary one and rests solely with I'omptroller I Travis, Connequantly friends of iioiia. , who was formerly village president of ' lastnlng, say the charges COme to naught When an effort was made to ffat In i touch with the warden It was learned that he had K"Pe up State to make ati i address. ! Mr. Travis said last night that Deputy Comptroller lloardman's Investigation I t litis far had unearthed no shortRge m Holla's n -counts and that It was not expected a ehortage would h found. , No reason had been found for suspend ing Holla, he said. Mr, Boardman left for Albany last 1 night and will not return until Wed nil I day. TO TESTIFY FOR WARDKS W I tnewa Interested In Prison Ite fttrin tn He Heard Tn-dir, WllITI Plains. N". V . Dec 19 Dll- tri- t Attorney Weeks of Went, heste' I county to-night received word from Huntington w Merxhant, counail for I warden Oabome, that at leant six wit- t., aens tnt-rested tn the reform methnds i adopted a. King Sing prison will annaar before the trand Jury to-morrow lapectlon of Sing Ring until '.iter in the I I week I i FROM HOTEL TO BELLEVUE. Woman f.ueat of Ho. land House In l'.-oi.Htli.i- Ward, A woman who raglgtared at the Hoi- Houaa about a week ago as jan- Hit hold of Mount .'lemons. Midi., was ""it to the psvehotutthic ward in Uel- levue .or Observation yesterday by the manager of the hotel Th- woman Ii s' linn old a-.d says she ie a lingulat. A i'.mk to the manager, tiie women reported the theft of aoma lewciry uad clothing from her rooms She amtd she had been persecuted by guests at the I hotel since her arrival. She ss.ke in au-h an incoherent manner tnat Dr. . Carpenter, tin- house phyelclan, -ie ittmmoned. ll. recommended that the K'oman be sent to the hospital She has tio friends in this city. AUCTION LESSONS MONTGOMERY BKONX. Coiiritandl All., or. 14th fltrsul. RMOOKLYN. Smith SI., ror. l.i.lilnalun M. Orahsn, Aveinie. . or Dabevolaa Sr.. I'ltkin Avriuie, cor. tl.s-kaaar Ave. I'KIt CKNT l H AKtiKIl 6N LOANS KKI'AIU WITHIN nU W i.h K3 l-KOM OATH I j women Frems J 1 fifth Ave. at 53d St, ft New York flW j JEWISH CHARITIES ELECTION. I All II ii l fine of the Officers Will s-cre Another Veer. Tiie Brooklyn Vwdamtlon of Jewish jClnuUiei elected Officer! for th year l ist night a' the Masonic Temple. With I the ax caption of one vteasprealdent all I of tin- gsnaraJ office ra w.re raelaoted, j The officer! are: Hc.ijumln H, Namm. president. Simon V. hothschlld. first I Vice-president Meior Steinhrink, seoond Ice-preslden'. j Julian liahlman. treas urer , Nathiui S Jones, honorary secre tary. Mr Steinhrink succeeds l.-ioie. Li f'lniski as second v.- e-prealdent. ThO directors for the next three years will be Harry 1. Johnson, former Secre tary of State Edward I.iv'.nskv, Jacob Ieyy. COtNlty Judge Harry K. Lewie and Samuel liottenherir. Mayor Mltcliel was to speak, but was unable 10 be present. A Christmas With No Gifts- no tokens of the day, no remrrrr branc from friends, barely enough food to jAistairt life, no winter doth mg. and the constant threat ot a "disposnw.' Left to themselves, such win be this Christmas In some 3,000 homes known to us most of them wtth little children- where recent death or sickness cause the distress which winter now makes acute. Will you join us to bring a little Christmas brightness to these homes? raend your itft o flEORGE niArtnr v. Treasurer, Room lit ins Fast 25nrt Street NEW YORK ASSOCIATION FOR IM PROVING THE CONDITION OP THE POOR CORNELIUS N. BLISS. Jr., Ptnident. BOOKS FOR CHRISTMAS W I. I iii-: HOOK Ol Ml I 111. I't HI I Ml I It ni tbouMndx f oiliifK ii'ii ti round fU')iri c lit MALKAN'S ,h York i fu irr.-' Hook m Rm(lua. TfHphoH0 31HH1 Hrnai NEW YORK'S PRIVATE SCHOOLS TOt'Nli Itir.N AN ll BTS. Mr. Ahl'l NtKR S g( HtkOI. for BOTg ai0-.1l2 Weat Bnd Ave. Tel. Ool. MM. The -,th year beglna October 4, 191V Outdoor eierciaea 1 :30 in a all winter. UAMIITON INN I ITI i r ( OH HOTS 6M Wast Knd Are. Tel. ftan2 HIv. (UI.I.KliK rHHI'4HAIIIIN. tlltb l ear lleslna Sept. aoth IRVIM. ! IKKIL I,. II. lit 36 W Mth It Tel All! srhtirl Hoya from to 20. All Departments No home atudv for bore under 11. BAKN ABiThi 'HOOL POII BOTH rrifdaton, Weil 24?d s, Mova mv re main ail day, hiciiiiiiriK Saturday a, udv hour Tenni-- Courts Athh-tle Field Kind'g to i lallafe. KOI c.ini.s and ruitNd H ovikm I 111. BAKN Alllt Sit llo.ll I.IK ..IHI s Kluderfrajten .o College, i,.-duafe tn leadlnir CollagM, 1 1 innasluni and Ten uis. (.'atalitRue at! Will MKih Sureal. HAMILTON INtSlin IK l-'OR tTlKL. 0lh St I lllverslde I)rle. Tel -."l.tfl kit. College CertlfleatM. Domeatlc artaii.-. Keanlar Special i oursea Large I lymnaa'ni or. LANORt M ikiol i on iiRi,n West Knd Ave. A path St. Tel 4l2n Kiver. Kladenarien. Kleiuentary. Mich Nchuol and i 'ol.se I'rep. Hoya Klemantarr Dept. IIAKNAKII SI HOOL Ill" HOI M HOI II akts sife w fold si Tralalna for home mlliera llresnc.Lina. delK'iiiiB, inilll ner . ceoUinir. ir in,s. fal, agee grliuy I HIS I.IHKI IIIHt AI'I'KAHS OAII.I A Ml'.NDAV. It Al KS ON III (jl l, THE SCHOOL, l III I i 1,1 AMI Avir HI KKAl . .N. t- U N. N. . Irf . INM Kl ( I ION. ri.R IIOVH AMI VOt NO VIKN tir.W TOM CITY, New York. Collegiate School for Boys!',', 1 1 Wait mil -i el Si tin.ler , .1 , winter i .-ni, iiegina January are,, to.,, Mliradi- Calalogiie. V I W VRRF.N, Readnuu Private Schools I 1 fa. THE BUN maintains a molt efficient Educational H Bureau. ,i This complete service is n absolutely free of charge to you. Accurate and unbiassed information given to all inquirers. This service will prove of valuable aseiMtui.re in se lecting the proper school for placing your boy or girl. In writing give aufficieat detaila io that intelligent advice can ba given. SCHOOL COLLEGE and CAMP BUREAU ISO Nniiau St., New York m 4 3 li 1 1 BIsgWaawajgaMggssj ! i jaaaa iti i an a If u