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16 BACKWARD BOY GETS'MffS. ROGERS NEW THYROID GLAND Goitre From Woman's Throat lMticiMl in His I'.oih Makes II !iii Talk. liOTII Alii: UKTTIXO WKIiIj! Amitlicr in.li Ml of modern singer). It htcninr. kiumu .vcsteidu). was performed recentl) In Hi. Mnry'H Hospital. Rioot. tM, with cvci) Indication "f succei. Tly an npc illon Known as thyroidectomy th extreme mental activity of woman wa Ic-seucd ami thu" backward mind of a child was brought closer to the normal. The opciallon Itself was comparatively Pltuptc. Illicit)- told. It roimlHtvil of re moving p.ttt of a goitre In Inn throat or i . . . j i. i.. ii it me aimorinai. n." the abdominal Wall of the subnormal child. Tlic IniplovetiH III In both cases nan matked. 'rim u rkimi ii 1 who wan about 32 yearn old, cutnc from a well to do family In , Brooklyn. She had been suffering for 1 some tune irom me svvchiuk " tlirii.il known cnlloiiulally as goitre, By plivsli latin thl l attributed to an en l.ugcinciit of the Ihjtold gland Just un der the Jaw. This gland Is ut present, so doctors theniehes say, but Imperfectly compre hended by physician", but they know enough ot ltd functions to realize that It is one of the ino-t lemarknble organs III the body It Is believed not only to j govern the'giimib but to determine the tncutjl and ncivnus iicicmpinciu. t cntisc of lb' execute, size of the pa tients thyroid gland, which Is known technically as hyperthyroidism, the woman was In a highly sensitive state. Ilnil pcll of lltrrln. Pl'.o wan neurotic, subject to fits of h Stella .md mm asltated by the slight est disturbance. Consequently she dc tlded about tho first week In March to go to St. Mary' Hospital, which had been particularly successful In the re duction of thyroidal affections. When she went there the chief operating sur geon decided that he bad an opportunity not only of relieving the woman but of benefiting a little hoy In whom he wns Interested, This jnuusster, who was 6 years old. was the son of prominent people In Vir ginia. He sufTered from lack of secre tions from the thyroid gland, which caused him to be mentally defective. His speech was limited and so Indistinct as t be unintelligible, and though he ap parently recognized Ids tog when they were held un before him he could not name them. Ills parents were desirous of liivlnc the handicap removed, hut though the updating surgeon had prom ised assistance lie had found only dis eased thyroids among bis patients un til the woman applied at the hospital. Then he notified the lad's father, who Immediately brought bis son here. An operation was decided upon by the doc tors at St Mary's eight hours after the vA..'. ....l.t .noa& l.tu unlLnniiitnl obd allowing all the more striking. On .plll 3 he and the woman weie placed on adjoining operating tables, with three uigeons in attendance and other physi cians at the hospital watching the unique proceeding. The woman was given an Injection of coca ne In her nc k. while the vhlld was put undir u general Hmcthtlf ether being administered. One lobe of the woman's thyroid gland was then taken out and tr.inpl.tnted to the boy, being placed between the peritoneum, a mem brane lining the abdominal cavity, and the fii-cla, a connective t!suo covering j llic .11.11 uisnnr, un t'livia.iuu over In an hour and a half. ll llcglns li Tnlk The woman, w ho had been conc ous ml talking freely to the doctors during i tho operation without feeling the slight-j ert pain, recovered quick!), a lie stlaln nn her mind was greatly diminished, and though not restored to normal sensi bility at once physicians at the hot-pltal felt when t.he was discharged five days ngo that It was only a question of time before her temperament would be brought to "the happy medium." Their chief Interest centred In tho transformation so far wrought in ttie child. He came out of the effects of the ether without trouble and begun to grow In 'ntelllgence. At the end of fifteen da s observation his clear utterance wbw In sharp contrast to his mumbling prcvlouMly, and he could pronounce Mich dllllcult vvoids for a youngster as "auto mobile'' and "chooohou train." As he left to return to Virginia with his father he delighted the nurses by speaking the words they hail taught him, "Uood-by, kweethesirt." Operations of a kindred nature have hecn performed a few tlmee hefoie, but never with such favorable results ho fur as known. The practice has been to In-t-crt the "grafted" thyroid Into the tibia, or shin bone, on the theory tha. ,t would "take best there, But as the gla..r 1st one of the diicllese. variety and "taken" anywhere, ihe stalf at St, Mary's dc-) ternilned to make the experiment of placing It near the Intistlnes. When rhclr data ai e more complete this psycho logical ihange accomplished by physical liicans will bo ptibllnhcd In the medical Journal. HEN 29 YEARS OLD LAYS EGG. Spanish n nli- llreaUk All Iteenrils, llr I lu Ii 1 1 nu Her tin ner. lUrtTFoiio, AihA 25. Spanish Annie, the grand uld lie n of -U )ears (duly autbcnticHted). owiuvl by Col. Jnnies Hlanchard of Dayvllle, Ih quite content to die because, lo-d.iy she tier formed to die liecause to-u.iy she tier formed i what is probably her last labor In this! world, something be.vond "All the King's horses arid nil the King's men"; for she luld.a nice brown egg. Spanish Annie, called because she Is Ot the black Svuulsh variety, hasn't laid nn egg in seals However, within a year she got her name In the ncwsp.ipciM and lur plcturo In many of ihem, when i-l i c batched out a line brood of chickens and won halltd un tho world', champion 111 ddy. Col, Hlnnchnid, who It- proud of his famous hen, bus illscoveieil fioni his poultry records that Spanish Annie, was tiatibed Jul) l, ls7, and for jenm con trlbiitcd gi ncroiwly to the Bl.incliard dally egg siimdy. Soinn jeans asm her Milny Jt black Icathem iti lurning j It was one little sentence of Miss white iiiid her iggv were fewer. Then l lallagher's that himiglit the llrst break Bhe loHt her quick dashing gait, and ntilu the comiioHUte of the quiet, black lircnent her feathers aro a mottled gray. draped llgure sitting at the bar. She was Spanish Annie made, no particular ( speaking of the dentil of the iililldrcn, commotion after lajlng her egg to day, ' "And Mrs. Rogers asked foi little but her hiqipy owner 'arratigejl a special '.lolin, not knowing ho was dead," she teed for her. i Kald. BATHING SUIT CENSOR AT RYE. Jtenlde'iit. Object tn distil men Worn li Summer SoJniirners, RVK, V V., piil 2.1 llec.ii.u lesl dents of lljii have objected In suininel- MiJouilieiH walking along the stlucts flu lug R)o Reach In their bathing suits. I ''ery moment .ho can spare from con r.oinu nf which have been abbreviated, snltatlon with the lounsel, was Ion ub- the R)n Town Park Commission has been asked lo appoint a i elisor of bath. Illg llppllel, ilie p.iik ('oinriilBHlotirrH fiiiniil they had no JurlMlletlou ami the pinhlem h been submitted tn the live vlllaue Cniin c!l, which w n .,,, 1n,n lwx piontb. It is generally .llevcd a strict - l'""1" ,H " established on all bathing units In the future. ALIENIST FOR STATE Unexpected Admissions by Psychopathic Head of Belle vue Hospital Help the Accused Case Ex pected to Reach Jury To-day. Dr. .Menus S. Orcgory, head of the ps) idiopathic ward ut lli'llevun HoKplta), ! picncd the sensation of yesterday's ' slon In the caso of Mrs. Ma Hnlffcn .Wallers Rogers, nn trial In, the llronx Supreme Court for polsoplng her baby ron. The tiny was devoted to experts and their teKtlmuny closed the ense. The Mtnle's rebuttal ended nt fi :3U V. M. 'I til? morning conic the- summoning up, and the fate of Mrs. Rogers probably wilt be In the hands of the Jury soino , time to-day. Dr. Gregory had been summoned by shU. rx,crt pr0V(1 ,n, ..,., .. ,.. the time of the ikiIhoiiIiik. In answer to a hypothetical ! iiticstlon from tho prosecutor outlining tlcnll0U irolli 1110 prosecutor uuiiiiuns, the act of tho accused, he nnswered that hi hla opinion she wan sane. Hut then Lewis Mtuyvesant Chanler, for the ds- fence, got up and thundered at him: "Have you ever known of any caso and you say that ou have dealt with many thousands of Insane have you. In all your years of experience, known of n mother, a iicoted mother, who killed her children In the horrible manner In which these children were killed and was sane?" "Never," said tho alienist. "1 have never known one, tie was saving more along the same line when District Attorney Mnttln. not ing the stir of Interest and excitement In the Jury. Jumped to his feet. "Come now!" he shouted. "Why, women leading the Immoral life this woman was leading have been known to kill their clilldrcn and themselves and others." Witness Without Fee. the cross-examination of ' In Dr. aracmc M. Hammond, who was sum moned by the defence. Mr. Martin brought out that Dr. Hammond was serving the accused without any fee. Later Mr. Chanler referred to this, ask ing Dr. Hammond to explain Just how It was. . "I knew this was an honest case," said Dr. Hammond. "1 knew they were IKior. I saw that the accused was a gentlewoman, and after examining her I agreed to testify without the usual remuneration." "I object 1" cried the District At torney. "Pure sympathy appeal to svmnathv " "Well." said the mild mannered Jus tice Tompkins. In his fatheily manner. ".vou brought it on youreir, oU Know, You brought out the fact." Dr. Hammond had a real good time with the District Attorney. His mild blue c)es snapped with glee before he got through. Klrst by holding to bis opinion that Mrs. llogers was Insane when she killed her children, and then by describing her malady In long mcdl- ' ..t (..,,,. (hnl fe Xfirflti hu tn HkL- 'ut trMid thnt Xfr M.irfln hurt tn iikW to have explained, he got his questioner talking so loud that lie felt oollsed to protest "Please do not annoy me by shouting at me, he begged Mr. Martin. Three Othr .UlenUt The defence summoned only one alien- 1st . wb.le the State had three. Dr. Oreg-, . n- vv iioi.r,- ...! , 1 1 .i I In' mental diseases from Hooscvelt Ho- pltal. and Dr. Max G. Schlapp. bead of the clearing liou-e for mental dcfectlv es I ... .v.. rin, nr.i.i. rrnunii.ii. Dr . schlapp and Dr. Ilobertson 1-oth anserted I o.,i, ,,...,, .vas ;ilie Wlien file Kllleil her children asserted It so patly and nromntlv that Mr. Chanler said he didn't i think It worth while to cross-examine. Do noil mean,' .Mr cnunier negan one when Dr. Itolmrtenii was on the ,tand. "that a mother who nas teen un remitting!) devoted, who suddenly and horribly kills her children that that .ine.n-t nf neeessltv Indicule Insanity?" I "It doe not," said Dr. Itnbertson. I This committee presented to the Mayor i won't liother with the witness." a copy of the protesting resolutions salj .Mr. Chanler, throwing up his hands, adopted nt a mass meeting last Tburs The defence needed the ray of sun- day Members of the committee said shine afforded by Dr. UregorjVt adml- when they left the Maor tti.it he had Mon. for on the wholo the day seemed tn I oxpliilned In detail the developments go badly for them. And Mrs. llogers that led to the selection of Arthur Kill and her husband seemed to feel It, for an the place for the garbage disposal a reporter, coming suuueniy upon mem during the noon recess, iouhu nn-iu in tears. i The morning began preuy wen. .ni' ihers of the committee declined to make wi" oioukiu ,iK.tum mm. Rogers, who seemed the day before so thcm public. Thu Mavor suggested that i " Has !,alJ lu'l' to-night on good au dazed and scared, came Into the court a eommlttro of Staten Islanders go to thoiity that the I'nltcd States Steel Cor room with a more assured step. Instead j;ew nifor,!, Mass., where a plant slm- ixirtttlon and other largo Industrial cou nt sitting rigidly upright, as on Monday, j ar to tn!t ,n ,), rrcrted on Staten cerns are bonding every effort to secure she leaned back In her chair, P'ne I Man(j lp operation, hut he declared a settlement of the miners' strike sometimes to tne assistant "'" sat near ner, anu onco mmi-u thanked n woman filend who handed her a little bunch or flowers. Many Women Tetlf The first witness was Mrs. II. Leroy Sea. who testltied Monday tnar ner re u itneers made her. come j, t)lp wa.. trom independence, Mo., tn trv lo heli her. Mrs. Sea was called back by Mr Martin and asked If she Killl iielleved In Mrs. llogers." "I do," said little Mrs. Sea, her eyes snapping. "Nothing has happened to alter my opinion. I consider her a very line woman." Woman after woman was brought to the stand by the defence neighbors, one or two who had served the defendant as nurse In her homeand woman after woman testified to the devotion she had shown her children, The tree behind the house on University avenue where she used to sit with the little ones waved Its branches through all tho morning session. ' - "- , ;" i i .!. ,. with "Anything t'al Jn a mother- Time after time Mr. Martin jumi'ii up l.elmr good to her children Then came Miss Therea (lallagher. a Iralned nurse, who attended Ml, llogers at Lebanon Hospital when slm ami tho children wero taken there after the iol sonliig, and who has been with her at her apartment the last five days, Her slorv' of the Ilrst hours at tho hospital, describing Mrs. Rogers as excitable. Ir rational, apparently unconscious of what she was doing or saying, went very well, but when Mr. Martin got throiuh In terrogating her she didn't know whether anybody In tho world was rational. In cluding herself. vei-nsed Attain In Tear. I "oh! oh!" tho woman moaned, turning mound In her chair finm thu witness stand inin run jury box, lireal tears rolled down her cheeks under thu black veil she hastily dropped, and she wrung her huinlti till the veins stood nut on them. But In a few minutes she had re gained her i oinposiire, and that time even llogers, who watches hei Incessantly snrbed III thu testimony to nolliu her breakdown. A largo pait nf Ihn day Mr. Martin devoted In a dogged, Insistent attempt to dlscieillt Ihe contention nt the defenre thai Mis. Rogers took poison herself, and lin. -nmeiiilt- lit 1- nnnr. lull, ll l...... be eamn mighty near doing It, Mr.Cbau Irr r-tivcd the day, but It was a light squeak. Dr, William Wovschln of Lebanon AIDED BY Hospital testified that he found traces of bichloride of mercury In an anal) sis connected with Mrs. Rogers. It was, lie said, absolute 'proof to. him that the pntlout had swallowed the poison. Dr. Maurice Lent, senior house physician, save similar testimony, and Dr. David Orctmberg, house physician, was of the same mind when called to the stand. Ilraaurea Art- Kanlalnril, Hut when Mr. Martin got hold of them, with his Insistence that phrases like "a fain) trace of mercury," o., should be ttaiislated Into exact terms convincing to u layman's mind, they were badly shaken. The danger point In the defence came when Dr. Wovschln admitted that In the reports on Mis. Rogers's con dition the words "mercury not found" were erased In two places, and the words inrn-m , ii'mm nunauiuicti. The back of Mr. Chanter's neck mercury found substituted turned purple. Rogers twitched In his chair. The Jurymen looked rntlicr scorn fully at the nervjg young doctur, squirming under the District Attorney's hamT.tTlng questions. Then Mr. Martin sat down with a satisfied smite and Mr. Chanler Jumped up. "Doctor, will you explain the eras ures?" he laid. "It Is what I have wUhed to do," cried Mr. Wovschln. "When I first made the tests I lacked the delicate appara tus. Then w sent to Mount Sliul Ho pltal and got the apparatus, and in the same specimens the truces of bichloride I could not detect before appeared." Mr. Chanler sought to bring out that I Xlnrfln Inr.jt.n.il fl,n tAl,v..li.li,nu ' Mr. with Indlctirnt for the erasures, but . .. I : I the State objected, and the objection was sustained. There was a long vvrangle over the question of admitting as evidence the mart luge certificate of Mr. and Mrs. llogerr. Mr. Martin was anxious to have It Admitted as evidence because In It Mrs. Itogers answered "Yes" to the question, "Are you of sound mind?" He had only a certified copy of the docu ment, and Justice Tompkins was at first unwilling to allow this, but the District Attorney said he would send to New Jersey, where the couple were tnairled last August, for proof. letter the Jus tice decided, to expedite matters, to ud ml" the copy So rhe evidence was all in, and by to-night It Is expected Mrs llogers will know whether she can go home to her last baby, a free woa-n. MAYOR GETS ANTI GARBAGE PROTEST Staleu Island Delegation Of fers Suggestions to Keep Incinerator Away. Mavor Mitchcl discussed vesterduy with a committee of citizens from Staten IcIjiuI the location of a gat huge dl-s,Hsal jdant oil Arthur Kill. The confer rnce lusted for moie than nn hour and at Its conclusion no-e woo pauieipaieu scemen of t be opinion t hat some nor t of solut Ion conclusion thoe who paitlclpated seemed fhor' ' revolution and section will reached .Mayor M ichel assured his visitors- that he wan eager to cooperate with them In any plan that would help the city arid the pccple of f laten Island -" i ..nil. uii), Thojc who conferred with the Mayor ro the Ht. Utv. C A. Cassldy. Kdwnrd l litldgctnsn, president of the Staten from Turtle Crick to Wlltnerdlng ro Ihhiud SavltiKs Hank. Slapletou . William night and gathered around the rear gates S. Van Cllef, lumber deulei and owner! of the Wrstinghoue airbrake plant of waterfront property. Port Richmond . ' Dr L. A Dreyfus. Arming S. I'rull and 1 noiieri i tone, ncui sccrerur) nf the Staten Island Civic League, plant ., , . . . It was said that several suggestions li.-ol' tieen made tn the Mairir lml nt.m. that the committee seemed nojt favorably Inellned to the Idea. The Mayor also . 'declined to state what substitute plans hud been offered by the committee. Another conference with the Mayor will be held next Tuesday. CHURCH ROW BEFORE VESTRY. lliil) Apostles' Hector Una l.rual Ads iiiitaiir, Kven If Onliiniilbi-red. The row over the election of wardens and vestrymen which uneaten to split the congregation of the Kplscnp.il Church of the Holy Apostles, Ninth avenue and Twenty-eighth street, was In u deadlock )esterday. with both sides digging them selves In for a siege. Kacb side con tends It has elected the only regular board nf vestrymen and wardens, and Insists that It board will be seated nt the next regular meeting of vestrymen, set for .May 11. At that time the real test will be made. The advantage of numerical strength Is claimed by the party headed by James W. Patterson, a coal merchant of 337 Ninth avenue. The legal advantage Is claimed by the party headed by the rec tor, the Rev Dr. Henry K, benlinger, who maintains that the canons nf the Kplscopal Church make the rector's nil lug lu elections final, subject, of cnuise, to appeal to the Bishop. Dr. Denllnger ruled nt the election Monday night that the slate beaded by Louis K. Schwab was elected and will be seated unless Bishop Oreer reverses his decision, Meanwhile the rector holds Ihe ballot box. which he nsscrls was Fluffed, $62,000 LEFT TO POOR BARBER. tine Condition In Thnt He Care for (lid llnrse. On condition Hint be take care of an old horse for the rest of Its life Fred lliiu.i. ii nnnr liiiltiel- nf "11 .tetT.-rMMii street. Hohoken. Is to enjoy a leiracv I of $2,oou left lo him by an aunt, Mr. Mary Rosa, who died recently In Pougli keepsle. In her will she directed that her nephew receive $2,000 additional for the upkeep "f her faithful "bl bnr Ron saj'H he will sen that the animal does not lack for comforts. Four weekH ago Rosa found a Job at a time when he feared he and his wife and live children would have to depend on charity, Innth Who llrnkt- Hack lllea. .Iiilin T)lcr Dilpont 3d. the seventeen-yenr-nld Brooklyn hoy whose buck was broken III a dive from a Jetty at Coney Island on September 9, 11115, died nf his j Injuries at the t'unuy Island Hospital on Sunday. Ill mother. Mr. Harriet Ful - 1-.. ....t .1... 11.. .... ... lei- Dupont, spent practlrally all of her time at his hedslde. Young Dupont en tered St. Peter's College a few daya before hlr accident. THE SUN, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 1916. 100,000 NOW OUT IN PITTSBURG STRIKE Attack nit Westinjilioiisc Plant Ends After Futile Appeal to Men on Duty. NATIONAL GUARD HEADY PiTTSBur.o, April 25. Moie than 100, 000 persons employed by thirty-nine In dustrial corporation In the I'lttshurg district are now on strike and, barring complete surrender by many other Inige ewployois of labor, the number of strikers Is expected to teadli 13ii,onO within a week. So serious has the situation become and so fearful are the. county authori ties that they will not be able to cope with trouble should It arise that Adjt.- Oen. Stewart directed the commanding officers of the Tenth and Hlgbteenth In fantry regiments and a cavalry troop of the National (luatd to prepare for mo bilization. Whether the troops will be called out deionds upon C!ov. llruni baimh. Thi" most Important development In the strike was the announcement that l.non street cue cmplojees would wall; out on May t unless their demands, made. "lar la"-"f.,!?'5.,. "r".L" '!!! I ... . '"V. '"I pay during the past nine jears. From the seventy mines of the litt- burg Coal Company 24.000 men are out. due to the riylure or rhe company 0ii' clal and labor leaders to agiee on the, interpretation of a & per cent, wage In crease, Saloons Krr Closed, In the Turtle Cieek Valley 1S.0H0 em ployes of the W'estlnglioiisc Interests ,. on strike, affecting the electric and j ichlne plants, Kfforts are now under are wnv to force out the employees at thei"la-v ''eld airbrake plant and the works ot the Union Switch and Signal Company. Strike leaders say that before the end of the week 30,000 employees of the ,t'... I-l. .III I. T l. men d..:rnnd an eight hour day. belter1 working condltoi.s and relnstutemeiU of . discharged employees. wil'rrierdlng and Uraddock were notilled v... ri... i... Saloon keepers In Lust Pittsburg, clof(. their place- of buslne.s'and PV".1'! them closed until further orders. Saloon I Industries receiving large wai;e In-j them closed until further ordeis. Saloon keeper In Knst Pittsburg had previously l" - ..ii ,i...w .iii-i... ii,lyoei .IKIir.l l 1IUJT .11, PHd.wtlP ..... day until 7 o'clock In the evening. Kvery saloon In the Turtle Crrek Valley was closed to-night. Secretary Frank Morrison of the American Federation of Labor, uftrr a conference with the Westlnghoue lead eis to-day, gave out the following state ment : "We have decided to be helpful In the Westltighoue strike for an eight hour day and believe the outlook to be veiy favorable We anticipate favora ble developments In thr Westinghouse strike by to-morrow." Mr. Morrison said that there soon will if a movement to establish an eight hour day for workltigtneii throughout the country, particularly in Pennsylvania. He added thnt the Flitted States Steel Corporitlon Is one df the rirst of the large concerns to be nuked foi this con lewlon. Mure Trouble I'rarert. Kveiy employer of labor In Ibis dis trict, particularly those working for eign labor and manufacturing vvar mu nitions. Is flow fearful of n lnl-or war. A crowd of 2,00 Mrlkeis marched While the marchers Jeerul and hooted about lui) nun broke down the lurgi Iron Katcs, entering the plant After endeav orlng to persuade a number of workmen tn walk i, ut they left and with the main body of marchers returned to Turtb Creek. Aside from the breaking down f IrtM f.itett tin il:ilii.ire tv:ia diiiiu I Fred H. Merrick. Socialist leadei. who I foimerly publisl.e.1 u paper here and w ho I I 1. ..... n , k....lai fAm.n.liin m..l 1 among the Westinghouse employes, was arrested Merilck was binuuht lo lirts- '"i susi. .Mcrriih was mougiu io i iris uurg .inn oner ieienM.1 oe,, no uiiii- 'inly a small supply of bituminous fuel Is In sight, and the big Industrial cor pnrutlons will be In a sony plight If the sttlke continue any length of time. MAYOR TAKES ACTIOS. CiiuOrc lice Tn-dny to Trj tn I'rej tent .Strike nf 711,1100. Ma) or Mltchel has called n confeience nt hi office this morning to lonslder steps to prevent a lockout or strike In I the clnak and suit Industry which may result In throwing from lin.ooo to 70,000 men and women out of work. Last year, at the request of the m-atiufac-tin eis and the membeis of the unions concerned, rhe Council of Conciliation Appointed by the Mayor nuccecded lu avoiding 11 strike or lockout. Those who have been asked to meet the Mayor to-day aie K, .1 Wile, piesl dent of the Cloak and Suit Manufac turer Association; Benjamin Settle singer, president nf the I11ternatlnn.it llnrnient Workets Unlnn , the members of the Council of Conciliation and sev eral citizens, Including Jncob II, Sehlff, (scar S. St 1 ami, chairman of the pub lic Service Commission ; William C. Breed of the .Merchants Association and llr. Henty Mnskovvitz. inesldent of the Municipal Civil Service Commission. The members of the council ate Charles L. Bi'inhelmer, tleorge W Ktreliwey, warden of Sing Sing, Judge Waller C. Nn)es, Dr. Felix Ailler and City Cham bet lulu Bruere, "I feel," wrolc Mayor Mltchel to Mr Sclileslnger and Mr. Wile, "a special light to ask oil to meet me In this mat ter becatir.11 of my previous otllclnl action lu assisting lo avert a disturbance In )our liiduMr). "Last Mininicr at the teqiiest of both the Manufacturers Association and the union I appointed, as Ma)or, a body of citizens In help oil roach a working ai- iiiiigement, On the suggestions of this body all agt cement wan reached and no cepted by both parties. R would be an extreme misfortune for either paity now In lake steps to frustrate what has been accomplished. "I'learc have your association fully represented at the meeting on Wednes day. At this conference 1 hopn to work out with you inehsures for preventing a disturbance which will affect thousands of vvnrkeiH and result in great Incon vcnlencn to the city Conditions of this kind are always deplorable and would, he especially so nt Ibis time,". JV, t . Central Train lillla llx-sherlff Albany, April 25. James II, Van tiurcn, former Sheriff of Rensselaer i-.iiinty, wiis Rtruck by a New Vork ICentr.il train tn-dav at Castletnri. twelve I ,, . . ... .... nillcH below Albany, and Instantly killed. nc was n nirecinr or inn i;utlfton Hank and a well known resident of Keuaauluer county. STRIKE FEARED BY ANTHRACITE MINERS Operators Hcfusc Ton l)c inaiiilK of Workers, but Of fer Wage, Compromise. MEET AflATX TO-MORHOW The negotiations between the anthra cite miners and operators for working conditions which would prevent a strike have failed. At a meeting of a sub-conimlllee of both sides last night In the Union League Club tho operators' representatives re fused the ten demands of the miners. This will be reported to the full com mittee to-morrow afternoon In the Hotel McAlpIn and If the full committee rati fies the action of tho sub-committee the If this takes negotiations will end place, as Is expected, a strike will wait only upon the e,-ord of the miners, who have been called to a convention on May 2 In Pottsvllle, I'a., t vote on going out. According to the operators, the hitch was caused tlllclly by the refusal of the miners to heed any agreement which dlil not provide for a closed shop and the compulsory collection by the oper- .... ...... agl'eli'rmrnio'wagJ'queMlon-ihe miners demanded a 20 per cent, wage Inorease. and the operators offered a .-, i . , ', i--.,... , Mi,ri..r ,i..v .....i. ..i..'i ta A ner cent. Increase i iiroke off rhe negotiations T,, ,i. .. n. ,,nirmr,t .-.190b.' citing and upholding their ten demands. They lay the disagreement to no par, tlculur demand, saying thnt the oper- atois refused all. Tlie only hope of averting the gen - c ral strike, according to the miners. Is ' that at to-morrow's meeting In the Mc-1 -Mtl. , the operators representatives John C White, president of the United I Mine Workers, said that he cannot be-. lleve that the operators will deliberately force a strike. He said that the operators have shown that they accept the principle collective bargaining and have shown good faith by meeting the miners ,..,M,mv, u.., ...... On the oilier hand, said Mr White, the I i " "hown their good faith 1V liontlnulng ut work, even though all creaes arnr omer concession-. lie . mc wena e or i.,..uUU men, mpir wives and children Is at stake. If the operaiors ani io op !..ir c i..n .r.,t "h agree-nient. "Much us they realize the responsi bility of the step they take, the opera tors believe that In rejecting the demand for a closed shop and the 'check off' thev are protecting the Institutions of - " . . . . t rr.e isuuiuj ur :ii ,s inr i,ui.i, i out In any degree desiring to antagonize the Interests or the principles of 01 gHnlzed labor.'' RAIL STRIKE INQUIRY BEGINS. I tin in her nf Commerce Wnnli Members' s le . W ssltiNOTo.v, Apnl - The liiain ber of Commerce of rhe I'nlleil Mates bus ordered a referendum sent to Its tneinbeis upon the nubject nf the threat ened strike on railroads In connection with the demands made by employees for shorter hours and liicriufcd wage-. The chamber Is uiglng Its member to consider the Introduction In Congrei of a Joint resolution directing the Inter state Coiuuii-ice Commission tn investi gate certain phues of the question. "As relating to the controversy. ' a tateiiient of the chamber s.i), -'the resolution would direct the comin!sloi ro go thoroughly Into the question of minimum, maximum anil average wage paid, with hours of ervlie. to each cltiw of railroad cmploycm In the United States Hlid n far as the) are coin- I'"""1" "le1 maximum and "V11"'':,. " .'"j J"!!' ."'..m' i:",..,.l.nU1 . U11I17. 11 a .llll'll- rt II 1 1 1,1 1 1- IN 1 1 1 llllll "I ,r," ,Z . ."J,.., . C. lt.,her r-ullro.nl revenues bared on ex- un,,,- ,aies for tiunsnortutlon will ai m t . ,, . ... ,. , of equally favorable terms to all classes of railroad employees and any other nsitte-. In this connection that the com- mission may deem relevant, I. W. W. CLASH AT PITTSTON .ill Men Arrrati-d sftrr Flahl With Mine Workers. PITTSTON, Pa., April 25. (lulls weie drawn ami knives used In a pitched bat tle early to-day between I. W. W. ngl- tutors and United Mine Workers nf America at the Butler collleiy of the Pennsylvania Coal Company lu the Bos ton settlement, Indications of trouble were seen last night when I. W. W. force which have been terrorizing the settlement for sev eral days showed great actlvit). Karl) to-day thee forces gathered at the Butler colliery When the mineworker reported and refused to heed either the 1 arguments or threat of tin- agitators the battle started State troopers were In readiness and a squad nf fifteen mounted men came from the hutrucks while the light was on and dispersed the rioters. Thirty-six of the ringleaders were placed under arrest. They wero lined 110 each and ordered to pay the I cost. FIGHT OVER WAR; ARRESTED. Cmnd Ton iiiprrcinf It e, s Cnp TilUra lltillHcrciit tn Court, The whole trouble was that the audi ence vv.ia too tippt dilative. That wiir why Luke Morris, 110, of 2702 Klghth avenue, and Michael Manning, 2S, of '.'SOI Klghth avenue, wound up in night court I11M evening on a charge of dis orderly conduct. Monl.s nnd .Manning tried to settle Ihe war In Kuiope hy Instituting one nf their own at Ihn coiner of 1 T. 4 tlx sliect and Klghth avenue. Manning I un Km;, llslunaii and Morris appeared to be for "home rule and the Kaiser" A crowd gathered and became fuctlonul, Pat II sau cheer led to arguments and scuf fling, Policeman Michael ordered an exodus. Morris and Manning strove to ohc), but their audience formed a wrangling '.vail through which they could not pass. The policeman thrust Ills way lo them nnd hauled them to night court, They esp:.-.it.cd things to Magistrate CJioelil, who told them . "There's enough war over In the trenches without you two starting a vvar In New York, Sentence suspended," limaeil I lend at in Unlvrralty, At'HTlN, Te April 25. H. K. Vinson, piesldetil of the Austin Theological Semlnury, was elected president of the I'nlveisity of Texas to-day. I ullage fnr Mrs. It. . !;,, Dc Illols fc Kldtidge luive leased for Mlss Yiirdley her cottuge In Ithode Island avenue, NelviHitt, In Ml. Robley 1. KvaiiH, widow of Admiral Kvans, for the summer. ENRICHT ONCE INDICTED FOR PART IN LAND DEAL Continued from Flat Papc. county, Kentucky, under a grant from Utv. Patrick Henry of Virginia. He awore that It was held by various claim ants In adverse possession, and added: "It Is believed to be of no value. 1 have never been In possession of said property." Krom Chicago Knrlclit came to New Vork and was rather active as a pro moter beforo applying himself to the development of several Inventions. On November 2", 1 908. his attorney, Wilson It. Mcmlcll, began a $50,000 libel suit against the New York Time, which was discontinued two yeurs later without being tried. The newspaper had nrlnted on November 22 a newa story from PlltHbutg headed "J. M. Myers Held In llon-l Theft Promoter Who Said He Hail )20O,O00,00ft to Invest for Hottuch!lds Ar. lested J. At. Myeis" was J. Montettore j Mejers, who was arrested In Pittsburg and Indicted In New York, charged with stealing several bonds. It developed that the bonds were forged and Meyers was released. The part of the newspaper atory to which lJnrlo.ht objected wa an !" l" ' ":a,ny?tt0nn moter, who was exposed In the New York newspapers In June 1908." Unrlcht said that this wae untrue and had damaged him to the extent of tfiO.000. In their answer to the complaint pre pared by Knrlcht'n attorney counsel for the Times, Leventrltt, Cook & Nathan, fTered an aftldavlt that William A. Douglas made In July, 1907, In a suit brought by the New York and Ely Con- siilldateil Copper Company against Meyers and two others for recovery of a chattel. In this nllldavlt Douglas said : "That said Joseph Myers Is a con federate of one Loulu Knrlclit ; said Jo sejih Myers and said Louis Knrlclit w"re'0r Jointly lnteretel In the Lincoln Hold ' Copper Mining Company, which was exposed by tho Now oik att.v In June, Knrleht ActUe Mlirnhrre. The attornoys for the Times also said ! In tnrfr nitiiW'cr Hint Mrvprs was tirpsl- , lent ami Louis Knrleht secretary of the .xtl.a ,.lmt .( Colonization Com- unJ., which had an nlllcc at Street, which "was ostensibly 42-44 New- selling ami il.vtmi!it(- tfitnl In Mivlcn" r Mm name document It was set forth t,,,t u,n5 Knrleht was president of . ,le Kinlncnce Klectrlo Light Company, I., ..P, M.Pr financial nrpni; ,hat Meyers negotiated notes for the company which were indorsed by Kn rlclit and others and that many of the nnt..H U'ui. iitm.ilil rt wnH nlkn nMMi-tt.fl , ..t toi- of the Lincoln tlold and Copper ..,, ,,,.... u.i,nn .in,.!; WIt. by the curb brokers. J. M. Percy . ,. ,,, ,he ,,, f(. olll of lt. - .,. ,.,,,... nrlneltial nronertv was thn ntil Slntn ltml m (tin In Klnrliln . whirl) A ,.,, t.arPOr before the civil war. 0m, of t(e ot))er conct.rllB w,,iL.h ,., u,ht wft!) ,,iterested. the Kinlncnce Klectrlo Light Company, was reported on favorably by It. C. Dun & Co. on April 2. I'JO.".. t At the time that Knrleht was pressing bis libel suit, his lawyers uked the Su :.. ..n'.i.. n. ...,i,,. preme court to striuo rrom tne answer ui nil- j lint., .in mi-.,.-,, ut... o c( Me. or."' career and also a statement that Knrleht was connected with the United States Laud Syndicate In Chi cago. The Judge ordered the Land Sn dlcate reference struck out. but not the references lo Meyers On October 8,1910, on motion of Kuricht's attorney, the suit was discontinued without costs. I in the previous day Knrleht filed Ills petition In bankruptcy He was then l.v.ni? at 1U25 Falle street. The llronx. His schedule showed debts amounting to ti.2DI and be gave a llt of securi ties held by creditors. Most of the debts w ere contracted In Ilrookl)n, where Knrleht bad lived. There were many Judgments against him l-nteiit on trlllli-lnl sione. It was In ISln or 1911, when Km U.hl was still living In The Bronx, with a lulKiratory near bis home, that he got a putt ut tclatcd tn a process he suld he had discovered for manufacturing an artltlcl.il stone. As an artificial stone that will wear approximate!) as well as lent stone lias been sought for many .vears. Knrleht had no trouble In Inter esting capitalists. A group of wealthy Kiigllsliiuen -come of rhem bad titles of nobility were assured by their New York agent that Kuricht's, discovery was worth looking Into. As tin- story was told to The Siv .ves t'r,,-' " ."" Liigllsiiman who hud much t,, ,n wun r.nricni in inose da.vs. the inventor s.,1,1 that he hud. In hrlef. fonnrt , .... .. .i.i... ..,.. ... i. . '1 - IWIIIIK-IHI. 1-.1IH1 UJ llll'ilUS of a mxtur(. ,,f hydrofluotlc and nitric i acids. He submitted samples of a fluid w iU-n be said was a solution of sand, ,,! triples 0f the stone which he said I were made by bis new ptocess. After ! ""' "'Itlshcrs had spent considerable llioili) .11111 11.111 riujilu.i ell Its 1111 lIlYfMl- gutor a chemist who Is an assistant pro fessor at Columbia University. It was reported lo them that the sample of stone offered by Knrleht were reall) made by the Sorell process, which has bien known for fifty years, and that It R. H. Mae; t 1 W lnS m CHiaof feurs' Suits $19.75 A trim looking suit, with trousers, of a water proof serge, cut in half Norfolk style, as shown in the illustration Two box pleats and belt in the back, front plain with two patch pockets. The coat is half lined. These suits embody the three qualities essential in chauffeur.-,' suits; they are smart in style, able to stand hard wear, and, finally. protecting the man in trout against wet weather. Altogether these Chauffeurs' Suits are most desirable, selling for a verv rea sonable price. Other sufts up to $29.75. It Mary'i rifth was made by a solution of magnesium chloride, magnesium oxide and sand. The statement made to Tub Sun by a representative of the Kngllsh Investors and their chemical expert differ abso lutely from the explanation offered by Knrleht yesterday. They say that arti ficial stone could not lie made by the formula which he gave them. He sayi that It not only could bo made, but s being made at present by a St. Louie company to which he sold his patent. Knrleht Ailmlta Trimbles. IUiMtNOUAl.K. L. I.. April 25. Prof. I.ouls Knrleht admits the reports of his business disasters of the past. He talked frankly to-day about his three bank ruptcy cases and of his arrest fifteen years ago by Federal authorities on a Ii.'L" 1 . i il.n Cnlted States malls. He also admitted that his real nanie,' or rather the name under which he came to thle country, was Henrlclit. Hut for all of these thing he had an explanation that confuted all suspicion of dishonesty on his part, "II Is true that I have been a bank rupt," he said. "I could not help it. Other people have had tho same mis fortune. I have lost more than one for tune. What does It matter? I have set rnvsclf In each case to build up a new one. Hut I have never been dishonest, and not one of my creditors has ever opposed me. I have paid out more than 118.000 In items mai i n i" " although thev were no longer legal debts. ,-0 ian can' say that 1 do not meet my 'obligations. 1 tne (rt Incident, that of n rail road construction, case, 1 was building A road from Canyon City to Cripple Creek. Col., a distance of about forty miles. I was to get $2,000,000 In stock for my .l,nn nf Mii nrnlect. I nut 111 $200,000 ,y own money. Then we found that we could -not lloal tne uonns. i nn cleaned out and bad to become a bank rupt. I.nnd Ileal f'.iptalned. "The other, the land deal, was this wav. Kx-Judge Deuticl owned 45,000 ncr'es of land In the Cumberland plateau In Kentucky and Tennessee, through a succession of grants dating back to Patrick Henry, t was made trustee and all deede were In my name. We were selling the land when the Oovcrnment declared that our titles were not good and I wan arrested for misusing the malls. I wnn in New York then and I could not afford the expense of travelling to and from the West and bringing my witnesses. My law-)er held that the Government had no Jurisdiction In the matter of State grunts and titles, and 1 believe that Is so. but the District Attorney advised me to plead guilt). I refused, but 1 put In a plea of nolo ion tender e and received the minimum line, J500, which I paid. Judge Deutzel still has the titles, and I think they should be valuable. I began a libel suit against the New Yoil: Times In ISoS because that paper said some things of tne that were unfair and damaging. They made me angry and 1 went tn a lawyer. He advised a suit ami I told him to go ahead It drugged out for several years and by that time 1 had cooled off. 1 did not want to keep up an old argument, so I dropped the case. "My bankruptcy in New York In 1010 Is also true. For that I have no excuse. I was a Tool I starter! to speculate lu stocks and tley cleaned me out There was no hlshonesty in It. "It Is true that my name by birth was not Knrleht hut Louis Henrlclit. I did not change It willingly. When I went to get out my naturalization papers lu Nevada the clerk of the Superior Court misunderstood niy signature and Instead of Louis Heniirht hi made me n citizen us Louis II, Kuril-lit, and I have used that name since." Prof. Knrleht denied the charge that Ills sicret for making artificial stone liv fluoile acid was a copy of the old Sotcll process. "My patents and formula- for aitltlclal srone manufacturing were sold to the Acme Cemint and Plaster Company of St. Louis and are in use by It," he said. "There was a company formed, but there are only three members, a St. Louis man, Mr Yoakum and myelf. who receive rhe royaltlis 011 the process. None of the stock has ever been placed on anv mar ket " FLIRT GETS CHEMICAL BATH. Girl Defend Herself I'rnin ltnrl. With Fire Katlnicnlahrr. Alpant. April 25 Mls Horterife Colby of Piermont. when followed hy a masher, entered the home of Mrs. Jean uette Pattoti tn give him the slip Itefote she departed Mrs. Putton let her take a -.mall Are extinguisher charged with .1 tluld chemical. As Ml-s Colby walked near a sign ho.ud the lllrt sprang out, and seizin: her around the waist, kissed her I Freeing herself from his grasp, she took aim with the extinguisher and drenched hljn with the contents, where upon he fled. Ce.'i AflnrtioM Art TVrr Lew Prana. long grayt fleer, Jltb Street Ske. SS BMiraT, Mlk H Xk it k i b AW w m 4 B J GASOLENE SECRET IS IN FORD'S HANDS Inventor of Substitute Sny, Detrolter Will (live H i" World Free. SALE IS NOT YET MADE Faiiminiioai.k, L. I., April 2.',, . r furiher news about Henry Fold's plan to buy the socrct of Prof, Louis r.nrt.-lit new substitute for gasolene must eo.n, from Mr. Ford, said the Inventor to-day at his home here. The Inventor cli.im tcrlzed as a He the statement at-routed to him by an afCertinon newspaper 10 the effect that he had sold his formula and had received a plethoric check In exchange. "You'll have to see .Mr Ford," the answer Prof, Knrleht made Hm asked what developments there wer . tho negotiations. "I nm entirely in hu hands. If Mr. Ford carries out his In tentions, as he has said he will, even thing will be nil right. I will tell oi this much: Mr. Ford's motives ,n th. whole matter are entirely unmerernut If he were to buy my formula ti-mriow It would be given out broadca.it to a',1 the people, and I'm with him on thai " "When do you expect to see Mr, ForJ again, nnd will U be here or in Detroit"' "Ask Mr. Ford," the profti-sor r't'l ''I "He asked mc explicitly to give no mnr. Information to newspapers and to rei( till reporters to him." "There was a story printed t nt .voj had sold the secret and were showing a check." "Thai's a lie," he snapped, nntled ou1 of his usual calm speech. "I spent 1 . whole day yesterday lu the l-'oni ,i,t at Long Island City. I saw- t,oboil -this town nor did 1 ever uy such . thing." The inventor of the tluld tint n In tended to make gasolene nothing but a tradition lu the motor world also it rented the claims of his Klmlra rlva K. D. Ievvis, who says he has achieve I the same purpose by the use of sulphur acid. "That's a lie too," he said Ar chemist knows you can't get an) iu risult with sulphuric arid. AtrJ Hie m, doesn't know what he's lalking ,ib u anyhow, becauno he says sulpliurr a. costs '.' cents an ounce, when any oi.f knows that the price Ut 3 cents a pourw I'rof. Knrlclit bad his new cur o yesterday and he was running it U.,,R0ene. This was r.ot bciau substitute had fallen down, he ;,uld h because he had abandoned its use pn ing negotiations. "I'm afraid some one will -.teal ' 1 nie," he said, "and analyze It 1 If that I am being shadowed and attrn i have ls-en made to steal my scent j I'm not making any more fluid .ind I m Lrlng gasolene In my car" Ills substitute can be made In v.r form. Ihn professor added. In exp air ing how some tailed It a rtuld and on 11 powder. "I can make It In any foi 111 flu po'.vder, ctystnl or tablet." he said "T only reason I used lu liquid form w, for convenience In measuring It for sma' amounts." OFF WITH BEEF FOR BRITAIN. I nptnin of l.llier Vanarl lieta l.nll Wntch From Paaarnsers, The Lamport & Holt liner asir which arrived here from Bueno ,vv k on Saturday, sailed .vesteiday foi 1 c land with 40.157 qtiaiters of nf shipped ftom Argentina, to help fee, t" Brltlsb army She brought pascusers from B.i- A) re and Brazilian port ami nearcd this port on April 17. thr da) of her skipper, Capt. iisvar tv rite, who came aboard this sphere v e.u ago In Kngland, the pas-v-gm raised $150 for a gold watch n I c all for him As there Is no Jeweliy shop ' Vasarl the committee that ra s, ' fund had to wait until afte tv docked tn buy the watch It w,i rented to the skipper yeMcrdu) fore the Vnsatl sailed. . I Of course, no one buys a handsome Spring suit just to snooze in-- But if caught napping, isn't it comforting to know that it won't look as if it had been slept in. We have in mind one of the serviceable pin check grey worsteds. They stand for more abuse and look well longer without pressing than any suit we know. Bcmp. "hard-finished" they're more or less immune to wrinkles. In all sizes from 32 to chest. I "Solo" socks arc so c.i.ioii for three reasons: (1) They're so low m price for such good quality. (2) They're sold sole'.-, by us. (3) We can sing the p rises of every number. No. 393 for example the best 50c. lisle we know Ab solutely fast color. ROGEKS PEET COMPA'-T Broadway at 13th St. Broadway at Warren Rtciiuv t S Filir V t 4 ' St "Tire I'"oitr Corner" 2 aTTr.iT'.ifJJ..-j---;YJ-j ' ... .i j: t ' n : J.:J.u:,i.w.