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PAGES TWELVE PAGES I - VOL LXXI NO 153 NEW HAVEN, CONK., WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 1907 PRICE TWO CENTS. mm IK -i MELLEtUYARM. Exceedingly Sarcastic at Hearing Before Bay State Railroad Committee. SPEAKS ON JTJE MERCER If He Had Not Got Boston & Maine the New York Central Would. HAS KEPT TROLLEY PLEDGES Opposition Vindictive and He Declines to be Questioned by Lawyer. Boston, June 11. The merger hearing at the state house to-day brought be fore the legislative committee on. rail roads the two leading authorities in New England on transportations, Pres ident" Charles S. Mellen, of the New York, New Haven and Hartford rail road, and President Lucius Tuttle, of the Boston and Maine railroad, both of whom save their ideas of the causes, direct and indirect, leading up to the control of the Boston and Maine by the New Haven road. Both presidents agreed that Massacuhsetts laws were sufficiently drastic to safeguard Massa chusetts interests, and said that at the present time no legislation is necessary. It was announced that later, possibly, next year, ,the New Haven road may ask the legislature for its approval of the merger. The two railroad heads were heard during the afternoon session, the morn ing being given to William B. Law rence, of Medford, a stockholder in the Boston and Maine, who made a vehe ment and lengthy speech in opposition to the merger, during which he claimed j that the stock of two of the subsidiary I companies of the New Haven road Was "considerably watered." At the conclusion of the addresses of the two presidents in the afternoonn Ij. D. Brandeis, the attorney for Mr. Lawrence, again addressed the commit tee, and, at the request of some of the members, presented a second bill of a general nature which, he claimed, would prevent further consolidation of Massachusetts railroads, ' or even their being controlled by outside companies. The addresses of the two presidents were the features of the day. Mr. Mel len told the committee, in response to questions, that if the New Haven road had not secured control of the Boston and Maine a few weeks ago through the efforts of interests that were iden tified with or favorable to the New Haven road, the control of the Boston and Maine would have been secured by the New Tork Central Railroad com pany. Interests favorable to the New Ha ven road, he said, now control approx imately 100,000 shares of Boston and Maine stock. Mr. Mellen was exceed ingly sarcastic in some of his remarks, and claimed that the opposition to the merger was of a vindictive nature, and showed his resentment by refusing to ibe examined by' Lawyer Brandeis. Mr. Mellen told the committee at the outset in answer to the stock-watering arguments of Mr. Lawrence, that there was not one dollar of the capital stock of the New Haven road that did not represent more than 100 cents. He said that since July 1, 1903, the New Haven road had expended over $150,000,000 in Improvements and in the securities of other companies. He declared that he had kept every promise which lie had made to the legislature at a hearing a year ago, when he said that he would not attempt to secure any more trolley lines in Massachusetts. He admitted, however, that since then the New Ha ven company had purchased control of the Rhode Island company and had found in its treasury the stock of the Interstate railway, which had a trolley line running into Massachusetts. A similar condition prevailed In the pur chase of a Connecticut company having a line near the Massachusetts border. All these purchases, however, were made since the present legislature be gan its session. In answer to questions by the com mittee as to the method employed in obtaining control of ,the Boston and Maine, President Mellen said that his attention was called to the fact that certain stockholders of the Boston and Blaine desired to sell their interests by a brokerage house in Boston. He was also told that unless the New Ha ven road acted quickly another rail road, which he afterwards admitted was the New Tork Central, would cap ture the Boston and Maine. Stock of the Boston and Maine road to the amount of 1,000,000 shares was them taken up or acquired by interests fa vorable to the New Haven road. Senator Vahey, who spoke yesterday In opposition to the merger was per mitted by the committee to ask Mr. Mellen a number of questions. Mr. Vahey tried to obtain from President Mellen a promise that no further ef fort would be made by friendly in terests to obtain additional Boston and Maine stock until the New Haven road had asked the legislature to per- .(Continued on Second Page.) HAS NOT FINISHED, Coroner Will Resume the Savage Mur der Investigation Friday. Coroner Mix stated last evening in connection with his investigation into the murder of Lucas Savage, for which he has caused John Wisyneskl to be held, that he had not completed his in quiry into the matter, but has post poned further action until Friday noon, when he plans to resume the case again. In the meantime it is probable that the search for new evidence will be continued. The coroner spent quite a large part of yesterday in the exam ination of parties whom he believed could throw some light on the matter. At the time of the murder Deputy Coroner Pond investigated the affair and held Wisyneskl, who had fled, to be the guilty man. PROSPECT ST. PAVING. Work Doe to Start There Before End of Week. The work of paving Prospect street, from Sachem to the city line, a good mile of roadway, will begin before the end of the week, according to the ex pectations of Director Coe. It had been planned by the Bridgeport contractor in charge to commence on Monday of this week, but he was delayed In the work. He expects to start prepara tions for work some time to-day and will push the task until the sandy, hilly street rejoices in a firm crushed-stone pavement, with a tar super-dressing to strengthen it. ROOT IS PTE MUM Positively Declines to Make Statement on Jap , Situation. POLITICAL AGITATION Secretary Not Willing to Give Least Credence to War Rumors. Washington. June 11. Secretary Root to-day positively declined to make any statement respecting tho Japanese situation. This was done with the full knowledge of the uneaslnass which exists in financial circles, as the result of circulation of war rumor.i. It may be said, however, that the sec retary's refusal was based solely on his unwillingness to accord the rumors of ficial notice, and not upon any belief on his part that there is the least dan ger of war, or even of a breach of tlio friendly relations that now exist be tween America and Japan. The fact is that In the official mind the present agitation is nothing more than tho working of internal Japanese politics a strenuous opposition party In Japan in seeking for weapons to attack the party In power Is appealing to the pop ulace and to the pride of the Japanese to afrront the United States. The ground of complaint, it is stated here, might easily be made popular in view of the over population of Japan, and the demand for admission into foreign countries of the coolie class. In view, however, of the assurances that have been conveyed to the officials here that Count Okuma's pa'-ty in Japan (which Is behind the present agitation) is not likely to secure control of the govern ment In the Immediate future, not much apprehension is felt here. .. The sltuallon was summed up by a very high olflrla! to-day in the following response to the question as to what could be said to allay the uneasiness in thU country: "If the administration has any fear of trouble with Japan growing out of the disturbance in San Francisco, ho responsible official Is willing to admit It. On the country state department officials profess to feel that everthing will come out all right, and that the situation between the two countries will gradually become normal. That Japan has made no complaint to the United States was the statement made most positively In responsible quart-svs to day; there Is no troubl.) between the two lountries, and there la nj danger of war. 'The greatest fear is from the agita tion oarried on by certain newspapers in both eountrios. and from this offi cials admit there Is constant danger. Aside from this officials will not admit there is any thing which cannot be ad justed in the ordinary diplomatic way." EFFORT THE WINNER. Take the Animal Race of the Atlantic' Yacht Club. New York, June 11. F. M.s Smith's sloop yaoht Effort, last year's winner of the king's cup off Newport, won from fourteen yachts in the Atlantic Yacht club's annual race to Scotland lightship and back to-day, beating by 6 minutes 25 seconds N. E. Blair's Neo la for a special cup offered by Leonard Richards, the club's commodore. George H. Pyrchon's new Herreshoff fifty-seven-footer Istalena, sailing In the class and taking an allowance of 6 minutes 30 seconds, had beaten the Effort 2 min utes 39 seconds, corrected time, for she finished only 2 minutes 51 seconds astern of the larger sloop. Health Board Without Quorum. The fortnightly meeting of the board of health, which was due to be held yes terday afternoon, missed fire for the same cause that the police commis sioners were unable to hold a meeting last week. The commissioners failed to show up in sufficient numbers, so that no .quorum was obtained. ELEYEN FROM BATTLESHIP LOST Six Young Midshipmen Fresh From the Academy at Annapolis Among Them. 1 HAD BEEN ON SHORE LEAVE TO THE FAIR Launch Picked Up Empty Many Miles at Sea by a Government Steamer. Washington, June 11. The loss at one time of six young midshipmen fresh from the academy at Annapolis, a coxswain and four enlisted men attached to the big battleship Minnesota, eleven men altogether, as reported briefly to the navy der.artment to-day was one of the most severe blows that has ever fallen upon the personnel of the navy. The first news of the calamity reached the de partment throught The Associated Press dispatches from Norfolk. Act ing Secretary Newberry and Admiral Brownson, chief of the navigation bu reau and the naval officers who make up the staff hoped that there had been a mistake because they had received no word from Admiral Evans, the commander-in-chief of the Atlantic fleet who was present at Hampton Roads. A wireless mesage was dispatched from the station at the Washington navy yard directed to the fleet lying in the Reads,, Inquiring into the accuracy of the report. Within a half hour a re ply came from Admiral Evans and it dissipated the last hope that had boen cherished. The navy department to night received a dispatch from Rear Admiral Evans, which says: "A ditty box belonging to the fireman of the Minnesota's missing launch has been picked up afloat near berth 27 and I am forced to conclude that launch with all on board Is lost. Have ordored beard of investigation. Steamer last seen at exposition pier about midnight last night." In the opinion of the officials of the department, Admiral Evans had delay ed sending the sad message until he had exhausted every means of finding a trace of the missing men. For the sailors at the navy department said that there was always a chance that the launch had merely broken down her machinery, and going adrift with out control in the very Strong ebb tide that 'swept through the Roads, had per haps gone out to sea with her crew and passengers still safe. There "was also the chance that, having been run dewn by some big steamer, the men have been hauled aboard, while the launch had gone down. In either event It was thought news would have been received before 4 o'clock when Admiral Evans made his report. Undoubtedly he had swept the nearby waters with the Bmall boats of his fleet, and it might fairly be expected that the cap tain of a merchant vessel would be glad to land so many Involuntary pass engers as made up the crew and pass engers of the launch before going into deep water. (Continued on Second Page.) TO ARREST CREW. Identity of Vessel That Ran Down Launch Known. Norfolk, June 11, It was stated au thoritatively here to-night that the naval officials have absolute knowledge of the Identity of the steamer which ran down the launch of the battleship Minnesota in Hampton Roads last night, and that the arrest of the crew of the steamer Is expected to follow STANDS STRAIN WELL Harry Orchard Bear up tinder Long Crosa-Examinntion. Boise, Idaho, June 11 The attack of the Haywood defense on the testimony of Harry Orchard goes on unremitting ly, and the witness will probably be continued on the stand two full days more. Orchard withstands the strain with remarkable fortitude, and at the end of six days shows no Indication of mental or physical flagging. Denver, June 11. "Steve Adams will not testify for the prosecution In the Haywood case." This was the declar ation of Acting Secretary James IClr wan, of the Western Federation of Min ers, to the convention to-day. Ha re turned from Boise last night and told the delegates that Haywood's lawyers have the assurance from Adams that he will repudiate his "confession" If he is placed on the stand by the prosecu tion. Narrow Eicapt for Lineman. New Britain, June 11. John Hart, a lineman for the Southern New England Telephone company, was shocked by touching a live wire while at work on a pole to-night. A span belt saved him from falling sixty feet to the ground. A fellow workman rescued him. Train Stoned at New Britain. New Britain, June 11. The 7:02 dinky train bound for Hartford was stoned at the Elm street crossing to-night. A strne weighing a pound broke a win dow and waa found inside the car. NEWS SUMMARY. GENERAL. Eleven Lost from Battleship. Secretary Root Is Quite Mum. Royalty Galore ut London Horse Show. Awem win rigut xjiiteiui .iujf jam, Russian General Assassinated. Fairbanks Will Summer at Danvers. uoou Koads Auto Assocation Formed. Mellen and Tuttle on Merger. STATE. A. M. Young Pays Damages. Bristol Man Sues Father-in-law. Bids in For Waterbury Station. Narrow Escape for Lineman. Train Stoned at New Britain. Woman Inspector by Unanimous Vote. Brldgeport-Danbury Trolley Bill PaBsed Thirty-nine May Incorporations. SPORTS. Women at Golf In the Rain. Tuckey Shuts Out Elm City Team. Detroit Bats Out Victory at New York. Little Wins Tennis Tournament. Past Tennis at N. 12. Championship. Hartford Couldn't Stop O'Rourke's Men. Yale Crews Practice Starts. . . -Lawn Club Annual Tournament. Waterbury Gets Tangled on Bases. Whalers Short on Players. Hunter Arms Co. Trophy Shoot. Winchester School Champions. Football Candidates Called Out. CITY. Coroner Hasn't Finished Investigation. Prospect Street Paving Starts Soon. Ullman Retains Hospital Option. City Year Book Out. . Teachers' League Gives Reasons. Rev. C. S. M'Farland Scores Legislature Rev. Mr. Davis to Have Church. More Salary for Clergymen Should Accept Teachers' Plan. Business Caused Read's Resignation. New Club House for K. of C. Man Hurt on Oyster Boat. ULLMAN STILL HOLDS OPTION Refuses, to Accept Return of Binding Money and Can cellation of Contract. SITE IS LEGALLY HELD Mr. Leddy Admits That He is Bound if the. Colonel Insists. . Carrying out his promise made at the meeting of the west end citizens held Monday evening Frank' A; Leddy on bo half of Edward Malley yesterday aft err.con wrote to Colonel I. M. Ullman asking him to release him from the option given on the property at Derby avenue and Boulevard and returning by check the $100 paid on May 1 to bind the option. Mr. Leddy supposed that this would end the matter so far as Mr. Malley's property was concern ed. But it seems not. Colonel Ullman declines to give Mr. Leddy a release from the option and stated yesterday that ho had written to Mr. Leddy tell ing him' that he wished to hold the op tion. In this letter he returned to Mr. Leddy the $100 check. . ' Mr. Leddy when seen last evening stated that he had sent the letter re questing the release from the option to Colonel Ullman and the $100 check. When asked if he had received the let ter sent by Colonel Ullman he stated that he had not yet, and was some what surprised at the Intelligence. He said ho had seen a lawyer on the mat ter and had received the Information that if Colonel Ullman insisted on re taining the option he could legally do so and that Mr. Leddy would be bound until the colonel chose to release him. Mr. Leddy said that of course he was bound If Colonel Ullman returned the check and was not willing to release him from the option and that as far as he was concerned he could do noth ing more. The option, he said, which Mr. Mal ley gave to Colonel Ullman was not given as a matter of speculation as he cculd hold the land and sell it later to better advantage. Mr, Leddy said that thj option, which would not expire un til August 12, named a price of $8,000 for the land without the present build ing or $7,000 with the building, which, of course, means $6,000, as they do not want the building for anything." This price is below the assessed valuation of the property, which Is $8,600. Thus, it li evident that Mr. Mfllley was not at tempting to make money on the propo sition. In fact, according to Mr. Led dy's statement, the option was given in the belief that Mr. Malley would be conferring a benefit on the city. He stated that no one had urged the site for a hsopital on behalf of Mr. Malley, but that when the site had been sug gested Colonel Ullman had asked Mr. Malley to make a reasonable-price on the land as tho city wanted it. The re sult was the option. . Continuing Mr. Leddy asserted that Mr. Malley was not at all desirous of selling the property and that he would not sell It to private parties for the price offered the city for a hospital. "So far as wa are concerned we would lie to see the matter dropped now. We are n6t anxious to push It and shall make no effort to have the sale com pleted." "Mr. Malley owns a large amount of prcperty around here, probably more than any other holder in this end of the oity and we would not do anything to hurt our own property. We still stand pat on the belief that the hospi tal would not be injurious to property about here." .The matter of the Derby avenue Bite will come before the aldermen next Monday night for final disposition. Fire in Bed Room. A etil' alarm called firemen from Company l's house to 30 Gilbert Btreet about 9 o'clock last evening. A lounge In the bedroom of apartments occupied by Max Golden had taken fire. The lounge, a bed and some clothing were destroyed. The house is owned by Alexander Shum, INCREASED PAY FOR MINISTERS Lay Committee of Episcopal Convention Appointed to Handle the Matter. MATTER OF A FINAL COURT OF APPEALS Connecticut to Request Gen eral Conference to Ap point Such , a Body. The afternoon session of the annual convention of the IJpiscopal diocese of Connecticut, which opened in St. Thorn- I as' church yesterday morning, was a very busy one. There was an unusual ly large amount of business to be done and the delegates were busily occupied until nearly 7 o'clock. . The session was presided over by 1 Bishop Brewster. He delivered his an nual address in which he made a number of recommendations among them an earnest plea for an increase in the salaries of the clergymen of the diocese. The recommendation of the bishop met with approval and later in the aft en.oon a resolution was introduced by Charles H. Tibbitts of Naugatuck look ing to its realization. Mr. Tibbits moved that Bishop Brewster be author ized to appoint a committee of five lay men to take Into consideration ways and means of effecting a reasonable in crease especially in the case of those clergymen whose salaries have remain ed the same for the past ten years. The motion was unanimously adopted by the convention and the following were chosen for that committee: Charles H. Tibbits of Naugatuck, chair man; Walton Ferguson of Stamford, James J. Goodwin of Hartford, Nelson J. Welton of Waterbury, and Frederick J. Kingsbury, jr., of this city. Another Important action taken was the election of deputies to the general convention to be held in Richmond, Va., the week of October 2. Those chosen were: Clerical deputies Rev. iDr. S. D, Seymour of Litchfield, Rev. ; Dr. F; W. Harrhuan 'of Windsor, Rev. ' Dr.- G. 1 Brinley H, Morgan of .. Christ j church this city, and Earnest deF.' MIel of Hertford; supplementary dele gates, Rev. E. C. Tcheson of Middle town, iRev. O. H. Raftery of Portland, Rev. J. C. Llndsley of Torrlngton, and ' Rev. J. H. 'George of Newtown. Lay deputies, Burton 'Mansfield of this city, Gardiner Greene of Norwich, Morris W. Seymour of Bridgeport, and Henry E. Rues of Hartford; supplementary lay delegates, Walter Ferguson of 'Stam-. ford, C. B. Jackson of Mlddletown, Charles T. Tibbits of Naugatuck and Charles H. Pease of Hartford. Burton Mansfield of this city, who '. has for twenty years been secretary and treasurer of the Diocesan Mission ; ary society gave his annual report whiqh showed that the society is in a prosperous condition. Mr. Mansfield 1 has given much time and effort to .the affairs of this society and to show the esteem in which he Is held the follow ing vote of thanks and appreciation was enthusiastically passed. "Whereas, Mr. Burton Mansfield, as secretary and treasurer of the Diocesan Missionary society, has now completed his twentieth year of service; "Resolved, That this convention put upon record its appreciation of his fidelity, earnestness and zeal, and ex tend to him Us hearty thanks for his successful administration of this diffi cult and important work." To Connecticut will belong the credit for taking the initiative for an impor tant change in the church government. The advisability of a court of appeals to be appointed by the next general conference and to have final jurisdic tion in all church matters, and whose decisions are to be binding on all the churches of the country, was taken up and considered. A motion was offered requesting from the general conference the appointment of such a court, and easily passed. ' In accordance with a recommenda tion made, by Bishop Brewster in his annual address, Rev. J. DeWolf Perry, Jr., pastor of St. Paul's church, this city, moved the appointment of a com mission, consisting of three clergymen and three laymen to study and report upon the several factors of the com plicated problem of the social mission of the church, or the social service due from her members. The commission is made up of the following: Rev. E. de F. MIel, of Hartford; Rev. John Lewis, of Waterbury; Rev. J. DeWolf Perry, jr., of this city; Colonel Norris G. Os born, editor of the Journal and Courier; Judge Edwin E. Marvin, of Hartford, and Schuyler Merritt, IA committee of five members was appointed to work among the foreign population coming into the state and to determine what service can be ren dered to them. It consists of Rev. J. C. Llndsley of Torrlngton, Rev. James C. Goodwin of Hartford, Rev. E. B. Schmltt of Ansonia, Diehard L. DeZIng of Mlddletown, and Prof. C. S. Baldwin of this city. The permanent committee on nomi nations filled three places made vacant during the past year by the selection of the following: To be trustee of the Episcopal academy In Cheshire in place of Rev. John Townshend of Middle town, deceased; Rev. J. Chauneey Lindsley of Torrlngton, a. trustee of the aged and infirm ministers' fund, In place of Rev. Frank W. Baker, deceas- Continued on Fifth Page.) CABINET'S ATTITUDE. French Government Will SnppreM the Wine Frauds. Paris, June 11. The cabinet council specially summoned this morning to discuss the situation in the south of France did not find much difficulty in deciding on the ministerial statement to be made on the subject in the cham ber. The statement was made by Fi nance Minister Calllaux, who announc ed the government's determination to erergetically suppress the wine frauds. In so doing he held out the olive branch to the growers, saying that the government was prepared, as an in ducement for them to abandon grape growing in favor of other crops, to re mit the land taxes In such cases for five years. - " ' DIVIDE HONORS. Sophomorea Pick the 1911 Associations They Will Head, The four Tale academic sophomores who were elected at a class mass meet ing Monday night to be presidents of the 1911 athletic associations have chosen the departments thfey will have charge of as follows: 199 Football association, Edward F. Jefferson of South Dennis, N. J.; 1911 Crew association, Benjamin B. Sander son of Portland, Me.; 1911 Baseball as sociation, James M. Ethbridge of Buf falo; 1911 Track association, Malcomb B. Vilas of Cleveland. O. IRISH WILL FIGHT To Attack British Govern ment in Parliament and Constituencies. THEIR FIRST REVENGE Will Oppose the Liberals' All Important Army Bill.. London, June 11. The more aggres sive members of the Irish Nationalist party had their way at a meeting held in the house of commons this oCtex iioon, with the result tflat the Irish men will fight the government both In the house and in the constituencies. The meeting was prolonged, one of the pro-liberal members of the party urging that the English home rulers be given another opportunity at a la ter date to leglslatfe for Ireland but the majority favored isterner measures to punish the liberals for falling to give Ireland a broader measure of home rule than that contained in' the rejected Irish council bill. The bye-election at Jarrow will give the Irish party the first opportunity to fight a battle for home rule in England and this will be followed by a campaign in the English, constituencies, in which the leaders at least hope to educate the English vot ers to the needs of Ireland. In the house of commons the nationa lists will take their first revenge by op posing the army bill, the most im portant measure the government has before rthe house, and they will also raise the question of the establishment of an Irish university on the discus sion of the appropriation for queen's college, Dublin, in the Irish estimates. Whether this means obstruction which might further upset the government's program for the session the Irish lead ers will not say, but they having de cided to oppose the government their opposition is likely to be strenuous, as the younger members of the party are anxiou for a more aggressive policy. After the meeting had adjourned, John E. Sedmond, in behalf of the Irish party, issued a long statement re citing the present history of the move ment and concluding with advice how ,to best obtain the goal. The statement rather significantly concludes: "Another proof has been afforded that home rule cannot be won by a policy of conciliation alone. It can be won only by hard fighting, vigorous agitation in Ireland, an active, pledge bound, dis ciplined party in the house of com mons, a thorough organization of the Irish vote in Great Britain and Its use absolutely Independent of English par ty interests, to push forward the cause of home rule by talkng every opportu nity and every means that offer to Ireland and in Great Britain to force upon public attention the grievances Ireland has suffered and the ruinous ef fects of British rule in that country. If the Irish people show themselves earn est on these lines whatever government may be in power will find itself at an early date coerced info introducing a bill for he better governmenfof Ire land, very different from that recently rejected." The meeting also decided to request that a meeting of the nationalist di rectory be held June 20, "In order that the situation may receive the consider ation which its gravity deserves." FATAL AUTO CRASH. Machinist Killed in Accident at Bridge port. Bridgeport, July 11. Albert Thomp son, a machinist in the employ of Sing er Sewrng Machine company, waa kill ed in an automobile accident on North avenue this afternoon. Mr. Thompson, with Charles Funcher and John Falk- ner, were riding in a machine driven by C. II. Pierce. Disastrous Tornado. Duauoln. 111.. June 11. A tornado passed over this section to-night, do ing neavy damage, it is reported tnere has been no loss of life. A tornado swept this town Friday night, biowlns down many houses and destroying crocs. PASTOR ATTACKS THE LEGISLATURE Connecticut Commonwealth Living Under the Con science of Charles S. Mellen. CHARGE MADE BY REV. MR. MACFARLAND Declares to Ministers That Halls of the Capitol at Hartford Are Infected. Rev. Charles S.' Maofarland. nt ftnniH Nor walk, speaking on . "Conscience Aroused and Combined, Its Forces ini Social Life," at the 198th annual meet ing of the General Association nt rvin- necticut In the Humphrey Street church last nignt, said that the Connecticut commonwealth Is Hvinr ander thA nn. science of Charles S. Mellen, and that ministers and reformers have a great Cold in Connecticut, whnre tho mm-- Ity of the upper house of the legislature is so controlled by the New Haven .road tnat no reform measure can pass through this session. Mr. Macfarland graduated from Tale Divinity school In 1895 at the head of his class. He took the Hooker feHaw ship and studied here for two more years. Later he was assistant pastor of the United church, f.vhen Rev. The odore T. Munger was In charge there. : "There are two spirits of the time," said Rev. Mr. Macfarland last night. "One is very good, the one which la in dicated by the recent' peace conference in New Tork. The other is indicated by manifold every-day occurrences. "An example. Js that of the railroad president In New Tork who gave the widow of a man killed on his road $100 and said he waa orry he could not (rive her more, but that the road killed so many people It could not afford a larger sum. . ..' ..w "There are the conference of the Standard Oil magnates who meet in splendid rooms of , the best hotels in the country and raise the prices of oil while the people are suffering from cold; and hunger. "There are maw newspapers of the country with editorial' writers who have fine and noble Ideals and Ideas, but who are weighed down and over run by the dictates of the man In the Business omce. . "There is need of a urood mind full of public spirit to move the people. The conscience of labor unions lmnrov- ed on employers Is a good mark of ad vancement, society has a sure fortress m me strengtn or the labor unions.' A recent examnle of the awakenintr of a church conscience is that ono which recently, occurred in Brooklvn. where the minister who contracted an unholy marriage ' had his own con science influenced by that of his church. , "There is need of light and of lleht- nlng. Both are essential. The first is infinitely higher, but we must take (Continued on Eighth Page.) VETOES TWO-CENT FARE Governor HnBbe Say BiU Is Pregnant With Disaster. Albany, June 11. In a meseaee. which was a severe commentary upon the manner of the legislature in mas sing ihe bill originally, Gov. Hughes to-day vetoed the 'two-cent fare bill o Assemblyman Baldwin of Syracuse, wnich provided for a flat passenger rate of two cents a mile on all rail road systems In the state exceeding ir,a miles in length. Gov. Hu-ghes arraigns1 the bill as mistaken ana iVegnant with disaster. Kansas, City, June 1L--In the VMtbd States district court to-day Frank) Hagerman, representing the eighteen principal railroads -ih Missouri, filed an amended petition to restrain the state from enforcing the two-cent passenger rate law. . CITY YEAR BOOK OUT. Record of New Hnven for 100O Now Ready. The new city year book for the year of 1996, compiled by Assistant City C'erk Oswald Pallrnan. has been !ssnd and Is now ready for distribution. The volume containing 759 pages Is com panion book to the year books which have been Issued for several years past In make up, and is a thorough and at tractive compilation of the reports of all departments of the oity government for the past year. It also includes tho list of all publlo officials, and the rec ords of work accomplished by each de partment. Russian General Acuminated. Ashkabad, Russian Trans-Caspian Territory, June 11. General Ulyanine, chief of the Central Asia railroad, wag assassinated here to-day. His murder, ers wore the uniform of soldiers. They escaped and their Identity has not bJa revealed. WEATHER RECORD. Washington. June TV 190?. Forecast for Wednesday and Thurs day: For New England; Partly cloudy Wednesday and Thursday: light to fresh southwest winds. For Eastern New Tork: ' Partly cloudy "".VedneFday; warmer en the coast; Thursday fair, colder in north portion; light to fresh south winds.