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EXTRA VOL. I-NO. ?7 PHLLADEIiPHIA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1914. PBIOE oKBOEara J , ' , Corn.iotir.10H, si xbb Vitua tioxm Coumnt. 7 NIGHT EXTRA w ITlrTlilTiT' im IPJLLi HIT FOES GRIPPED I DESPERATE CONFLICT FOR CRACOW GOAL Austrians Check Russian Advance in Hot En gagement in West Ga licia, Taking 10,000 Prisoners and Many Guns Also Win in the Carpathians. Defeat in Galicia and Ger man Victories at ' Lodz, Lowfcz andV Przasnysz WillForce Withdrawal of Invading Armies to 'With stand Kaiser's Sweep on to Petrograd,, Is Belief in Vienna. The' Russian Investment of Cracow It about to be abandoned, according to advices, from Vienna. The Austrian army has' won decided successes in Western Galicia, holding the prog ress of the advancing Russian col umns. In the West Galician battle, in de fense of Cracow, the Austrian? al ready have captured 10,000 prisoners nnd numerous guns, while farther east they have blocked the Russian move ment across the Carpathians. German capture of Lodz, .southwest of Warsaw, and przasnysz, "north of Warsaw, have not' only imperiled the Polish capital, but have placed the Russians ia aefensive'. positiorvjn I order to -withstand a complete sweep i jof Russia to ?etfograd by 'the vic torious Germans. Vienna expects the Immediate .diversion of the Czar's armies invading Galicia to strengthen the Poland battle line. Petrograd admits the seriousness of the situation in Galicia, where the. Austro-Germans arc described as making a supreme effort to break-the Russian advance. Fighting south of Cracow is developing into one of the great battles of the war, under di rection of the' German Staff, which has Concluded on Fate Four THE WEATHER Well. those members of the community who delight in round number should be thoroughly satisfied. Just one full week of disagreeable weather rounds out to toy. Old 8ol permitted a glimpse of hint- julf yesterday, but It was not a very sat tsfactory performance. Just about aa sat isfactory as a glimpse of one's girl walking with, another fellow. But It was lilca to know the old gentleman was still Alive and well, and all kinds of hopes. vn uw mat us woma make a pro- iroeiou mi loony. All Kind Of hopes cat then the weatherman gets out of bed ifn the, wrong side and there is nothing to. do but put the "cloud" cut atop o' this. Anyway the kiddles don't care. Christmas la coming. FORECAST For Philadelphia- and vietnityL Partly cloudy tonight and Saturday; slightly colder tonight; light to mod erate northwest winds, v For details t see page S. , Observations at Philadelphia SuomeUr ................. Twwtur ,...,..',v ;;; S0.1O .. ST CMj" fl4t.tlea last Si bi".";.""'".'.V, vre ewww "St" Minimum ,... tuewcaj 3Hr Miiftn'im tMOWTitr BU I.MWIBI, ...,, wf. $8 4tnt Almanac of '"the pay tea (teeuiroarli.. ,.. ..... . J'JJP.ra. 5 A. --. - .- ...,....,. t:10a,Bj. " Oil aim. &OB,$Sa ,.., Tha Tides SOB? RICHMOND. 5 water (v & a. en 'lata Mat -tm (i iWATBK. ifll iMsxHtel 1jh4p ta ' Liybtd K, .till WIT ..... ?. -ltt lrtL.- -ni, OFFICIAL WAR REPORTS French; The enemy showed Some activity In Urn region of Tpres yesterday, lie directed several attacks, against our lines, three, of which Wero completely repulsed. At only one point of the front did the Germans succeed In reaching ono of our trenches In the' nrtt line. For our part, wo havo continued to advance In the direction of the enemy's lines In the region of Arras and in that of Juvlncourt. tn the Argonne We hnvo pushed for ward several of . our trenches and rolled back two German attacks. In the region of Vnrennes we have .consolidated our gains of preceding days. The German artillery Is show ing great activity, but has been un able to Inflict upon us any losses. Conditions are the same on tho heights of tho Mouse. In the forest of La Pretro our ad vances lire continued and maintained. To the south of Thann wo havo cap tured, (ho railroad .station of Aspach. On tlio rest of the, front In tho Vosgca there aro artillery' duels. GERMAN. Two French attacks In the forest of La Pretre and west of Pont-a-Moua-son were repulsed. There is no chango In, the situation east of the Masurian' Lakes (East Prussia). ' Our .attacks in Northern Poland are ' progressing. .' There Is no news from Southern Poland. " 'awstrian."" Up to tho present wo havo taken 10,000 Russian prisoners ' In western Galicia,'. , ' Stubborn fighting ' continues, with large forces engaged, on bottusldes. In Poland, the Austro-Ccrman ar mies aro steadily gaining tho'advan tago over tho enemy, who havo been driven back 23 miles. TURKISH. Tho Russians attempted to land a force at Gohla, south of Batum (on tho Black Son) under protection of gunfire from-thelr warships, but-tbey were beaten off. .Ottoman troops cap tured two, guns at "Vllajetwan, where Russian attacks were repulsed. .. SERVIAN. t ' The Austrian offensive campaign In 'SerVIa has collapsed In a disastrous tatastrophe. In the face of tho great, numerical superiority of tho Austrians, the Ser vians wero compelled to fall backward for nearly a month. In order to retire to a position where they, could give battle under favorable, conditions. Finally the Servl&is made a Btand upon the slopes, of Mount Rudullc where a battle began on December S, and lasted flvo days. The fight, which raged over a front about 60 miles long, resulted in a complete rout for the Austrians. True, our losses wero heavy, but thoso of the enemy wero enormous. ' Tho isth and 16th Army Corps, forming the enemy's, right wing, were cut to pieces. We captured .more than 100 officers, 20,000 privates, 70 cannon, 'CO mitrailleuses, one standard, an enormous Quantity of nrovlslons. and 'amnuuUtlonandjauie.kinosoltatrrSqulp . mrnt The enemy Is now In retreat All along the line, with nur troops In pursuit' We haye retaken VaUevq .and Ushitza, capturing' many pris oner's. I KAISER WILHELM BETTER; NOW PERMITTED T,0 SIT UP Illness Due to Exposure, Official Re port States. , IX)NDON, Dec. 11. The. condition of Kalser,Vllhelm was Improved to BUch an extent today that Jie was permitted to s)t up for a, few hours, dispatches received here, via, The Hague, state. ' BERLIN, Dec. 11. The '.Kolsur'a- Illness is due entirely to exposure while visiting his armies in the Held. He has remained at the front al most constantly since the war began, and has visited the .battlefields under all con ditions, whether 'good or bad. Those close to'the court today declared that his re- peaiea visits ana consequent exposure during Inclement weather caused, him to contract a cold, resulting in the present catarrhal infection of the throat. An official statement as to the Kaiser's condition, issued today, states that Ills Hajesty is considerably Improved. The official announcement declares that the catarrh has subsided. The Kaiser's tem perature is normal, and'he was able today to" receive reports from tho Chief of the General Start. The improvement in his Majesty's condition set in last night and continued today. The affection of the throat from which the Kaiser is suffering necessarily causes apprehension among hla subjects. In view of the fact that it was cancer of the throat that caused the death of his father, the Emperor Frederick. Several years ago the present ruler underwent an opera tion for throat trouble. DOVER SUBMARINE ATTACK STORY DOUBTED IN LONDON i ii i i i British Admiralty Has No Confirma tion of Alleged Bald. LONDON, Deo. 11. The-mystry concerning the alleged at tack bv nix Herman nhtnnrlnoa nn v-t.... Harbor yesterday morning and (he slnk- iiis i one oi we vessels is greater to day. Several things contribute to cast doubt on the reports which were pub lished In all nwrnlBg papej-g. The Official News Bureau Is authprfty for a statement that the, Admiralty has po report on the alleged attack. The one fast which is. indubitable U that W shots Wre fired by the ' batteries. Tfiat tie shots were directed at submarines sems Incredible. It was still dark, and rata, and fog must have obsagred vjiion oji the water, beypnd a hundred yards oV so, for any object aa small aa the in: scope of a German SjUbJufnel . 11,1 ' iv-vmsiMMi CROWN PRINCE HURRIED , BACK TO BERLIN, IS REPORT Called to Kalse' BedsJavysTit; p. Ueve. PARIS, Dee. It-lie Sean U ,. sutes taat Ctwm mm nrl-rtpir iriv nrKaw73fJ22Sf uit at Matwy. 4. discs tcA trosa Fuu iatAv ..u it was rrj thit tha ttwn fringe MA talus! cootiuaui st ite Qriso lt90t o th tstx rinr. The rfiirtsii can ia .! In IfcdAfl ii im &mm Ina um ta,iii- tj isj KU&seu bbalda. ALL THAT IS The battered Dresden, which alone escaped the (juns of Admiral Sturdee's squadron, was reported today as having reached' a haven at Santa Cruz, Argentina. Another account declares she has been lost. She is a, sister of the famous Emden, Germany having only two ships of their class. iLOTTERY REVEALED WITH "FARE" CLUBS, DETECTIVES SAY Vice Squad. Members Posed . as Motormen and Declare Sigmund Gave Them Ticket-books to Sell. A one-man lottery covered, by .two al leged fake, beneficial soclotlcs, in which tho promoter la said ' to' have cleared JJO.OOO In tho. last four months, has been smashed, according to Detective Cnarles Loe, head of- tho .vice squad, In tho arrest today of Frederick Sigmund, of 3131 .North 25lh street Sigmund was held In J1000 ball for court by Magistrate Itenshaw. i Two membors of tho vice squad, Kppley and Bradley, 'arrested Sigmund at his home on the charge of maintaining a lot tery. -The detectives posed as motormen, and say they wero given books of tickets V sell by SlcmUnd. When they 'tried to give him the money for1 the books ihev ayi..hebeaj3rt BusplclousiandJreru'ssatte' accept it, declaring he-Was no longer con nected With the affair. iThevtwo societies are the Keystone Club ot. Pennsylvania and- the Continental" Club of Pennsylvania! . -both limited. . Their total memborshlp, according to Eee, la about CO.000. The. members .ore scattered all over Pennsylvania and fn many other- eastern amies, iee says. The first prize of the alleged lottery was JG00O, and there were other smaller prizes ranging atj low as (5. Slgmund's method of operating, according to Lee, was to Bell a .man a membership In .one or the other of his cluba at 25 cents. Each purchaser of .tho membership got a card signifying: that. he had Joined. The card 'contained, a number. Thore was nothing else on the tickets to Indicate that the clubs were anything .but what they purported to be, and Leo declares that Sigmund has been doing a thriving1 business on his scheme for the last four months. The detective does not bellevo that any prizes ever were. paid. Kppley and Bradley confiscated at Slg .mund'a house more than twenty of the books' of tickets, according to Lee. They also found a long sheet bearing hundreds of names, with amounts after each name, aa thouith they were prize winners. Even 'thetinamos, Lee believes, are fakes. The ticket ot memDersmp in eacn ciud promises to pay- to the family of the member on his death IS "voluntarily." Lee is continuing his investigation. Ef-r forts will be made to rind out whether the man used the mails, in which eyent the case probably will be turned over to Chief Postal Inspector Cortelyou. The two vice squad men were to be paid 20 per cent, commission on their sales of tickets, they 'testified at the hearlnr. Lee said Sigmund told them when they returned with the money that a man by the 'name of Schmidt they had met at -his house on their first visit was operating the two clubs, and then he had dropped out. 24 CHILDREN RESCUED FROM BURNING NURSERY Tourteea Victims of Measles Carried, to Safety. In Camden., Six smatl giflsj and It boys were rescued from the llary J.' Ball Nursery in Cam den this morning "Tlin flames threatened to destroy the .building;. Fourteen of the ihiidren are sufferlnsror recovering from light attacks of measles Thsy wero sheltered until the flames were) extinguished and then taken back into! parts of the building not damaged by the Are. " Hva Qrey. scrubwoman, became' alarrued at the smoke, -and, before she could be prevented, lumped from a win dow. She la suffering .from injuries to her ankles and s in the Camden Uomeo-t pathic iiospitsj. L Breakfast had Just been?erv& in th I Jmrsary when smoa tilled the rooms. The smoke came by way of the weather, boarding from the cellar,. where an over heated heater ppe stflre to a number ot article scattered about, Tho attefldants-atrae,ormeditbe.chll-dren into lies and ordered them to stand beeida iu wJWtfws, -They, were-taken one by sBSiteWwyaws to safety, pr. -Hfama. jCThardson Is 'president of the home arnqpt-la named in honor of htr !. - BIG COAL BREAKER BURNS aw VUhb. &OQ 3ta and J.w $JWtt Qt of Wwk. WffWOr. Sa Bee. it-Hre jo ay 4eM?l tte '3av W. Jewlag szs ulw a t QfttUh. u jwm, owned operated y th i rtn'ii Coal Compaay, atjiiiur a leww of mar Tvttiiy-ayti cujiAit.1 mmm tatf buy at LEFT OF GERMAN SOUTH THREE BRITISH WARSHIPS LOST, IS LATE REPORT Buenos Aires Hears Stur dee's Fleet Paid Heavy Toll for Victory Off Falk land Islands. Dresden Also Sunk by British, According to Rumor Re ported Having Sought Refuge in Argentine Port of. Santa Cruz. ' BUENOS AIItES, Pec. 11. German re ports .received, here today Insist that .the lriUslu..OeefwWohA(angag.eo;tandBunki ipurqf the vessels: of, Admiral von Spee'a squadron j oft the Falkland Islands lost .at least three ships. ' - They declared that the British losses In the sea battle wero much greater than have been officially reported, 'it Is ad mitted that tho German losses tare 3000. The German fleet, according to the 'latest version of the battle received here, was caught between the allied squadrons the British and the Japanese. The GeKnansfought until the last (gun 'was llenced. The Scharnhorst, Admiral von 'Spee'a flagship, continued firing until her guns were completely submerged. X. number of British wounded are now being taken to' Montevideo. The latest reports received here insist that the Dresden, the last of the German cruisers, has been sunk. She Is said 'to have been sent to the bottom eight hours after the Numbers. Additional reports of tho engagement received today Btate that the British fleet Includes" the second cruiser squad- fob attached to the home' fleet, composed of the cruisers. Shannon, Achilles, Coch rane and Natal. v KAItLSBUHE'S FLIGHT REPORTED. The cruiser Karlsruhe and the con verted cruiser Kronprlnz Wilhelm, which were reported in this vicinity, have fled. The British fleet, according- to latest re ports, has captured and sunk, the colliers and supply ships which were serving, these cruisers. The reports state there were several of these supply ships, which were left exposed and helpless when the German cruisers fled. Their crew's were taken off and made prisoners by the British, and the vessels were then sent to the bottom. If. these re ports, received by wireless, are true, It Is believed that the' Karlsruhe and Kron prlnz Wilhelm, as well aa the Prinze Eltel Frledrlch, will soon be rounded -up by the British. Deprived of their auxiliaries, the cruis ers will soon be rendered helpless, ow ing to a shortage of coal and supplies. Confirmation of the reported British losses from the Falkland Islands was impossible this afternoon. The British .have cut all means of communication .front the Islands to the Continent, JAPfl MAY IIAVB SUFFSpHD. In the absence of 'British reports oj losses to their flett, it Is believed here ttfat the German references to at least thsxa vessels of the entruy having been sunk may mean that the Japanese fleet was actively engaged and that Japanese, Instead of British, vessels were sent to the bottom. The Aohllles, Cochrane and Nsta. men tioned as Included In the British fleet, are 'sister ships. They have a displace ment of ltfrSO teas, and an average speed of a. 5 knots. Their, armament lnatndes six 9.(-Intt guns, folic T-& lash guns, 31 3ipoundr. The Shannon la a cruiser of H,60u-tons OUpiaeeineht. with knot speed, and aa armament Including four .J-inoh guns. 14 f.&-lnea giHw.' 1$ U-Bound-n. All four ships carry wore than 100 men and were buCT in ym and 1?W. MQNTEVIDBO. Uuar, Dec U. The Qefiaun oruUer Dresden to reported to ha$ tsJcwi vofugw la the Argtatiae post ' Bt arui i . badly ds.sad 04ttk, acwdUir U a. wlrs4s mi- resetvtd hero today, if tbia l true. Mu Pre44ea probably wW be interned tWe uu(l theUnd otVut WW- Tafaidupaitsipf tfcehutt eXA4iiUal von f's sua4roL. except possibly t l"i-Uoe Uutel, yhlch haa bea ferte4 in 8oataa wattjs. Four w&reaiM sunk. isa an (JiAio4 Ions ot ssa) tun && l ATLANTIC FLEET , -T ii.. THAI'S LEGAL FIGHT FOR LIBERTY WAGED IN SUPREME COURT iQuestion of Slayer's Extra dition as Criminal Argued by Leading Legal Lights Before Highest Tribunal. WASHINGTON, Dec. 1L Attorneys for Harry K, Thaw and the State of New York today waged In tho United ' States Supremo Court- tho final battle over the extradition of the, ' slayer of . Stanford White from New Hampshire to New York to stand trial for conspiracy in 'his cscapa from the Matteawan Insane Asylum. Thaw's legal battery consisted -of Phil ander C. Knox, ex-United States Attorney General nnd former Secretary of State,, retained especially to expound tho con- .Etltlonal.flUcsttans,(lnvtiie.vcasei.cxaflVr, ernor vuiiam .a. a to no, or Pennsylvania, nnd deort'o. F. Morris and Merrill Bhurt leff, attorneys from New, Hampshire. New York's demand that Thaw be ex 'tradlted and the reasons for it wero ex plained by William TraVera Jerome, who has beon Identified with the Thaw case from the start. CONTENTION OF STATE. The case Is before -the Supreme Court on an appeal by the ptate of New York, from a ruling of Federal Judge Aldrich, of New Hampshire, sustaining Thaw.'s ap plication for a writ of habeas corpus and declaring Invalid the extradition process resorted ttfby New York t6 assure Thaw's removal from New Hampshire. The legal question In the case concerns the validity of these extradition proceedings. Mr. Jerome argued that tho extradition process was regular, that It infringed none of Thaw's constitutional rights, and that tho State of New York had shown clearly the proposed extradition was for the pur pose ot punishing a conspiracy. He declared the Federal courts had no right to enter into the motives ot a Btate In. .extradition proceedings and expected the. Supreme Court to reverse Judge Aid .rich's .ruling. , MR. KNOX'S ARGUMENT.. , Mr. Knox asserted the extradition pa pers on their face were invalid because they did not show that Thaw was a fugi tive from crime. Intead, they showed that Thaw waa a fugitive from the custo dial power of a State, a thing that could not serve as the basis of extradition. . Ex-Governor Stone Irrgued that, aa far as the courts of New York were con cerned, Thaw legally had been declared insane, hence he cannot be extradited. GERMAN ARMORED CRUISER jSUNK BY MINE IN BATTLE MoBt of Crew lost In Disaster That Occurred In November. PARISDec. U. The German armored cruiser Frledrlch Karl ,1a reported to have been sunk in the Baltlo Sea by a mine andi most, of her crew drowned, according to an offi cial statement issued at the French Min istry of Marine today. The Frledrlch Karl carried tSl officers and men. TJ sinking of the 'Frledrlch' Karl Is said to have occurred late in November. - .... . . The orulser . was . a sister ship, of the Prim Adalbert' and was built In 1901, She carried fftur e-lghtmjlh, guns. M n.var,Insh guns, 13 tbree'lneh guas.'-four machine guns and torpedo tubes. The vessel, was ffl feet long, 61 feet wide. and registered mi tons. DENSE CLOUDS DARKEN CITY forecaster Bays Pheaomeaoa la Hot Unusual at This Time of Year. Thlek, black otouds, that darkened the afreet "t the oJKy this afus$a and eBpeHed hnsfosei neq t MgM. their eioe4 hours earlier than usaX MM majsy pedestrians soutryiag for cover la tt X9attteM a sudden storm Tfea wsather Airaeaster uld sa Jar sli he cW determine tkere was HtU rate in tae clouds, and tkat tte sniHlmt, was caused prvbably b a cAaiuie la tka wind troaa worth to northwest Heavy cluuos frenwantty fUow auoa coaoi tu the fail and later, iloomA tug to Mr U1U. 114 ld lisr was ukI hiixM tu iL i-uuherta smiauto, the wlo4 tr ta w.ui.cii'.urt ui KtoMate & lUn ttiirsu;.. u.a uMiti tke Ut- PRINZ FRIEDRICH EITEL REPORTED SUNK BY JAPS German Auxiliary Cruiser Destroyed Off Clillian Const. VALPARAISO, Chill, Dec. 11. A dispatch from Coronet sayn that a merchant ship arrived In Concepclon Irtst night reported It has Intercepted a wire less messago stating that tho German auxiliary cruiser Prlnz Eithcl Frledrlch had been sunk by a Japanese warship. BUENOS AIRES, Dec. 11. The Chilian Admlrntty today reported heavy cannonading yesterday off the Island of Mochri, a possession of tlit Government, lasting from 1:30 until 3' o'clock. This was believed nt tho time to bo tho German cruiser Prlnz Ettcl Frledrlch chasing a British vessel. From Puerto Saavedra, Chill, reports also came today ot nn unidentified fleet operating during the- night off that port. Their searchlights could be seen, and two shots wero heard.. - It is now reported,-however, that Brit ish vessels aro In' pursuit of tho Prlnz Eltel Frledrlch. ! ' TOiaO, Dec. 11. The Jnpanese squadron, which wns dispatched to Join the British In search of tho German fleet under Admiral Count Von Spec, is' ndw seeking tho German converted cruised 1'rlnz Eltel XTIedricn ott tho Pacific coast of 'South jAtacrlca. LOSES $l6;000JN GEMS Diamond Merchant Bobbed Near House Where Ho Showed "Wares. IRWIN, Pa., Dec. it-Attacked by two men within ICO feet of tho house ho had been visiting, S. E. Bramer, a diamond merchant of Pittsburgh, was robbed of 410,000 In jewels early today. He had 'heen displaying the gems to A.C. Frlck, ono of the town's wealthiest residents. Only a few steps from tho Frlck. house two men stepped from behind a tree. Ono placed his hand over Bramcr's mouth and the other tied a handkerchief over his eyes. A moment later he was re lieved of his gem case. The State police and private detectives are working on 'the case, but hate as yet obtained no clue. DARING RESCUE OF AGED COUPLE TRAPPED BY FIRE Men Bravo Blinding i Smoke and Flames to Beach. Sleepers. A daring rescue was effected early this morning when lire trapped Mr. and Mrs. TInrrv ICravltz. both CO years old and invalids, In their apartment above -the Clfiur mura Hb ojo uqiuutiuunil uvciuu. ICravitz,,lri'hIjxdtomnt, iejliolojirt .the, stalrS and was severely injured. The aged .couple have suffered for many years from rheumatism. They live, with their daughter, Mrs. Jacob Flnkel steln, whose husband owns the cigar store. Last night Mr. and MrB. Flnkel steln werit to a dance, leaving the man land woman alone. About 2 o'clock this .morning Henry Kaiser, Jr., 21 years old, 1612 ae'rmantown avenue, saw smoke com ing from b. second-story window. At the tamo moment Flnkelsteln and his wife arrived. The two men broke open the front door and In the face ot blinding smoke and flames made their way to the rooms of Mr. and Mrs. Kravitz. Both wero sleeping and Mrs. Kravlts was car ried down the tear stairs to the home ot a neighbor, Mr. Kravitz, In struggling with his rescuers,, fell down the steps. An ntnrm was sounded and. firemen quenched the blaze after It' had dam aged the Btoreana nouse to ueexient of about HOOft . ! YOUTH SERIOUSLY BURNED MAKING FIRE WITH OIL Policeman Wrapped Blankets Around Victim to Extinguish riamer. Oil, poured upon a smoldering ilre to make It burn faster. Ignited the clothing of Isaac, aovolsky, 20 years old, 235 North 2d street, today, and burned him so severely he 1? not expected to recover. Govolaky was preparing hla breakfast and being late wished to make the fire burn quicker. As he poured the oil over the smoldering coals flames leaped about him. He ran Into the street, screaming from pain. The patrol ot the 4 th and Ilace streets station had been called to the neighbor hood on another case, and when Sergeant Krleg saw Goyolsky he snatched the blankets from the horses and wrapped them about the burning man. This prob ably saved htm from being bumed to death. Govolsky was then taken to Jef ferson Hospital. KTXXED BY MEXICAN OUTLAWS Plttsburgher Among' Three Victims of Murderous Attack. DQlfGLAS. Ariz., Dec. lL-Word was received here today that It. E Dunn, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Thomas R. Franc. .mtnitifl. nndn,. rf Ysii I cr) n . ttrA 'irtMi.1 rYrni ir..iiw .. robbed and killed on Wednesday by Mexican outlaws near Calabasas. WISCONSIN DEMOCRAT WINS Supreme Court Decides Hustlng Elected Senator Over MeGovern. MADISON. Wis.. Dee. 11. -The State Supreme Cour today deoided that Paul O. Husttng, Democrat, had been eleeted to the Vnlted States Senate over Gov ernor F. H. MeQovern, Republican. Firemen all to Says Wash. Firemen, hampered by vflluwes of smoke, made repeated attempt today to enter the cellar of the hem at Jacob SUyermiD, BU Snyder avenuj, to rcu the, fatally t wash. The week's laundry, hangiBg in the cellar to dry, was de stroyed and a hole was burned in the kltohen floor. A defective ash-sepanOAr and a pile of kiadUag caused tae, ire. " PrIdent flays Golf ia Sawa4R . WASiUNGTOK, Dee. IV-Praeteni Wttw went bejwwd Ms ow zejesy it golteff enthuiUssa today when k auAe a sound at t Knks la a sjsaU-sssW saowstoTB. ' Man Gaofiit itd by mbrt joko U. Braad. UH Mortui, us. Cede, walls tearts Vchu a. trjil&u er t Reatfiiag Bsiiroa tr hau, u Jl umIw MMbra m,A biu.--i itewi the hJr4 mM Wty. U , m PENNYPACKER SAYSP.R.R.HAS RITEMMON Comment When Committers Show Company Increased Stock, Added to Surplus and Paid 6 Per Gent Dividend. Attempt Mado in Cross-oxamina-tiqn to Prove Rallraad Con spiracy, in Simultaneous Fart Increases. . FACTS BBOUGHtf'OUT AT BAILBOAD HEABJNO The capital stock of the Pennsyl vania Itallroad lias Increased from Jl,CW,C0O.ta.J30O,000,O00 since .1911. Tho company .has a surplus iund of J23,COftOOO. into which J5,0OO,O0O was paid between 19li and 13U. Tfte company maintains subsidiary .companies, whoso dividends' are a precarious source of Income. Promi nent' aiming these is the Susque hanna Coal Company. - Notwithstanding these conditions the company Is able) to pay 6" per cent, annual dividends. Approximately 22,000,000 la tho esti mated' return 'from the proposed pas senger increase. Tho proposed. E per cent freight In crease is' expected .to yield J6.000.COO. Comment of Acting Chairman Penny packer: "Wcseem to be dealing, with a delusion. This making. up by com mutation Increases does not sedm a wise suggestion." Evidence so favorabla to th- mftton- Hon that the railroads are not Justified iin tnclr proposed increases In fares -as to draw from Samuel W. Pennvnrin significant comments supporting tho com muters' side, and charges of colluslon.nnd conspiracy ngolnst the Pennsylvania, the Beading nnd tho Baltimore and Ohio Itallroods in proposing simultaneous pas .sengcr rate Increases, provided sensa tions dt tho Pennsylvania Public knrm Commission's hearing this afternoon. Pennsylvania and eltadlng offlclaia wero under cross-examination. That fc .series of conferences between officials ot oil three roads ww held In New Torlt and Philadelphia, was admitted. , It. was i also-' ttdmmed-tltat tlir?ki4nw opinion Of the trofflc offlciallbf the thre .uuo, uiuiuusn h was maintainea tnat each road'indenendAntlv f II. An, a schedule. X lengthy cross-examination of the Pennsylvania officials brought out such '"""t luvcmuuna or tne nnanctai Pennypacker, who was presiding as chairman of the commission, significantly remarked: "Well. WO flm In htk ria11n. .li. ' -. tuslon. This maklng-UD bv commutuMnn increases does not seem a "wise sugges tion." CAPITAL STOCK INCREASES. By admissions of F. J. Fell', Jr., Btatls tlclanf of tho accounting department of the Pennsylvania Railroad, and H. J. Do Long, assistant general passenger agent for tho same company, mode during the cross-examination, It was shown that the Pennsylvania, since. 3911. had Increased Its capital stock from $10,000,000 to 1500. 000,000; had , paid, tf.000,000 into a surplus fund; nad supported subsidiary com panies payingr uncertain dividends, and at the same time had been able to pay a regular annual 6 per cent dividend to its stockholders on the increased stock. That any increase in passenger tariffs should be sought in face of these .figures was bitterly opposed by- Ward Vn Pier son and Harold S. Shertx, who were con ducting the cross-examination. Frequent Interruption by Mr. Pennypacker indi cated that he, too, was not convinced, of the necessity for the sweeping raises planned by the Pennsylvania, Beading and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroads. TRY TO SHOW CONSPIRACT. J. F, Fell, Jr., and Edward 0. Oster haus, chief rate clerk for the Reading passenger department, were cross.exam Ined by 'Attorneys Plerson and Shertx tn their effort to bring out an admission Of collusion and conspiracy in violation of ' the Sherman anti-trust act Both officials admitted that various meetings were held both here .anjl j tn New York between tho rate offielaU of all three companies, but neither- would admit that the 'rate Increases of each road Were submitted to the other-roads before' they were .filed. The morning hearing adjourned at I I H ' I , I IL Ml I Concluded on Ft T 10ST AND FOUND AND IfOUKD" -AM: it$(Ufl rtUM& Utd til the Bniox U4rar MUJ CtBtm lK MUitW fw 90 days. TW l&Ti a alw b ea at tlw Mala 0W fti uj CUiui si. ."Lost al rua" s4Mti swats Ala be wf i at say at tb lftt stena rscslBS liet ads. cas b Ulj)ianJ dSiia-U, LJilr CsalML 0U Wa&iut at usin at, st. 6Ma 8imi rwa .t't."Hi ftty W-S M SM M9 AMUVTRs QQgHUDJ rnwra w ww HI Xtt. 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