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ALBUQUERQUE EVENING CITIZEN
AIJJUQUKKQUE, NEW MEXICO, WEDNESDAY EVENING. JULY 112, 1005.
CANADA'S ROUTE AS
COMPARED WITH PANAMA
Dominion Government to Own Half Grand Trunk
Pacific and Then Lease it to
JAPAN'S STRONGEST ALLY
PERTAINING TO THE
Montreal, Canada, July 12. The big
gest thing In the Canadian thought at
the present moment U the construc
tion of the new Grand Trunk Pacific
across the continent. Work begins
this month. The engineers have prac
tically completed their surveys, the
problems of financing have been solved
and the first shovel will soon be sunk
into the dirt at Fort WMHam, on the
northern chore of l-ake Superior.
This point has been chosen for a
' beginning, because at first most of
the supplies can come by water up
ljito Rimerlor to Thunder bay. From
. Fort William the new road will be
run northwest a distance of about 220
miles east of Winnipeg, where a sta
tion and city Is still to be created and
named. Here It will Join the main
From Ocean to Ocean.
The new road Is to run from the
Atlantic to the Faclflc oceans, from
.Moncton, N. B., on the east, to Port
Simpson, B. C. on the west. Every
foot will be new rails and ties. The
country through which R tuns will
lso be new. Its length will be 3,200
miles, and the estimated cost will not
be less than 1160,000,000 half tnei
ost of the Panama canal. The whole
Negro Kills the Crew and
Passengers of Schooner,
12 in All. .
ONE YOUNG WOMAN ESCAPES
New Orleans, La.. July 12. The
Norwegian steamer Bratton, Captain
Holm, fiom Celba, Honduras, reports
a. startling tragedy on a small trad
ing, schooner, the Olympia. The crew
and passengers, twelve ' lu number,
were all murdered by a negro named
Robert McGill, except one passenger,
& young woman, who escaped by
swimming ashore after being struck
on the head by an oar,
McGill shot all his victims. He
also forced one of the ciew to scut
tle the schooner and then shot lilm.
McGill escaped to shore In a small
boat and was subsequently captured
at El Provener, Honduras. The cap
tain of the Olympia had $1,400 In his
MINING COMPANY TO
Alamogordo, N. M.. July 12. The
Excelsior Mining and Development
company, which owns mines at Brlce,
N. M., and in the JaiUla district, will
probably start up operations in a
.short time, as the result of reorgan
ization of the company, which re
cently occurred liere.
New directors were elected an fol
lows: Judge E. A. Mann, Alamo-
gordo; W. B. Bates, Brice, N. M.; O
D. Warnock, El Paso; Duncan Camp
bell, 101 Paso; T. H. Springer, El Paso;
George Warnock, Alomogordo; H. H.
Majoi, Alamogordo. W. B. Bates and
O. D. Warnock were elected fiscal
agents and O. D. Warnock, general
manager. E. A. Mann and George
Warnock were named as the execu
DYNAMITING FISH BREAKS
DAM AT ST. JOHNS.
Phoenix, Ariz., July 12. News has
reached Phoenix of damage to the St.
John's dam, which came near result
ing a repetition of the disastrous flood
that swept down the valley of the
Litle Colorado last spring. Boys ex
ploded dynamite In the reservoir to
kill fish. The concussion ont only
killed the fish, but tore a great rent
In the dam, which was repaired with
difficulty. C. T. Hirst, of this city,
who is the head of the St. John's
Canal company, Is making every effort
to learn the Identity of the persons
responsible for the damage.
Labor Leader to Hang.
Kansas City, Mo., July 12. Unless
there is an eleventh-hour respite from
Governor Folk the execution of Edgar
O. Bailey will take place tomorrow.
Bailey was convicted of killing a non
union hack man during the teamsters'
strike here. Every effort 'oas
been made to save him from the gal
lows, the case being carried to the su
preme court which body refused to
grant a rehearing.
Texas Mayors in Session.
Mineral Wells, Texas, July 12. The
Mayors' Association of Texas began
Its annual meeting here today and will
remain in session until Saturday. The
executives and other officials of the
chief municipalities of the state are
in attendance. Sewerage, paving, san
itation, municipal accounts and num
erous other topics are to be discussed.
GFN. ST0S5EL IS
St. Petersburg, Juiy 12. The Nasha
Shian prints a report that Lieut. Gen.
Stoessel has been placed under arrest
at Tsarskoe Selo in consequence of
revelations made by the commission
which has been Investigating the de
fense and capitulation of Port Arthur,
and that the sword of honor donated
by a number of French admirers of
Stoessel's will not be presented.
project will be superintended and car
iled out by people brought up from
the United States.
The most Interesting thing, per
haps, about Canada's new .transconti
nental road, Is the fart that more than
half of It will be a government built
and owned railway. From Moncton
to Winnipeg, the eastern 1,800 miles
it will be entirely and exclusively a
government enterprise. The western
1.600 miles from Winnipeg to Port
Simpson will be built by the Grand
Tiunk company, with the government
guaranteeing 75 per cent of the bonds.
But the esatern end of the line. It Is
agreed, Is to be leased to the Grand
Trunk company, so that concern be
comes the actual operator of the en
New Capital Cities.
The rapid opening up of the great
British Northwest, to be Teached by
this road, has. necessitated the or
ganization of the teiritory into two
new provinces, Alberta and Sas
katchewan. The Canadian parliament
Is now wrangling over the apportion
ment of representation for tnese prov
inces in the Dominion parliament at
Ottawa, and the location of the new
Mammoth Convention From
Oklahoma and Indian
MEETS TO FAVOR STATEHOOD
Oklahoma City, July 12. One thous
and delegates from Indian Territory
and Oklahoma met in convention here
today to take some definite action
looking to immediate statehood. There
are many ' contesting delegations
from Indian Territory, where it Is al
leged the Indians were not given a
fair representation but this disagree
ment had been settled bfore the con-
vention was called to order.
GOLD MINE NEAR
Socorro, N. M., July 12. P. C. Boil
grub-staked by F. H. Smith, has dis
; covered a gold mine near Mateo peak.
which promises to bring big returns
The lead is composed of a disinte
grated rock, panning gold, though no
tree gold is visible in the quaitz.
The formation strongly resembles
that at Cripple Creek, the two own
; ers will visit their find some time this
' Groton Celebrates.
Groton, Mass., July 12. Groton's
quarter-millennial celebration, for
which preparations have been in pro
gress for nearly a year, took place
today and it proved a red-letter day In
the history of the old town. The liter
ary exercises took place this morning
in the First Parish church, the histor
ical address being delivered by the
Hon. Samuel A. Green of Boston. Ar
terwards dinner was served in a large
tent and there were speeches by sev
eral prominent citizens and sons of
CIGAR CUTTER CLIPS
MINISTER'S FINGER TIP.
Huntington Beach, Cal., July 12.
The Rev. J. L. Pilner, chairman of the
building committee of the Methodist
conference, nas barned a lesson about
the devices used by smokers. While
talking to the proprietor of the Hunt
ington Beach cafe, he absent-mindedly
tapped upon the cigar cutter. It re
sponded with a gentle clicking sound.
Suddenly he tapped harder, and the
automatic knives under the aperture
sliced off the end of his index finger.
The wound bled profusely and re
quired the services of a surgeon.
London, July 12. Covent Garden
was well filled this afternoon on the
occasion of the benefit performance
for Mile. Bauermeister, the well
known singer, who after a profession
al career for forty years, has retired
from the opera. The benefit was ar
ranged by Mme. Melba. who had the
cordial assistance of the Duchess of
Portland, the Duchess of Sontherland,
Sir Ernest Cassel, Mr. Alfred Roth
schild, Mrs. Adair and other promi
nent society folk.
WORLD'S ONLY EXCLUSIVE
HOSPITAL FOR WOMEN.
New York, July 12. The new $050,
000 woman's hospital, which has been
erected in One Hundred and Tenth
street, on an imposing site opposite
the cathedral of St. John the Divine,
will soon be ready to open Its doors.
Among the prominent women Interest
ed In the hospital are Mrs. Russell
Sage, Miss Helen Gould, Mrs. Astor
and Mrs. Levi P. Morton.
The new hospital will be the only
institution In the world dovoted ex
clusively to the treutment of diseases
peculiar to women, lu some respects
the hospital will be the best equipped
institution of its kind in the world.
Apparatus and fixtures approved by
the most advanced scientists, have
been procured. The operating looms
are all on the top floor, and there is
an attic above for the kitchens. The
laundry, pathological and sterilizing
rooms are also on the upper floors.
There are six stories in all.
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Gold Found In Iceland.
rVtnonhaepn Jnlv 12. Oolrl discov
eries In Iceland have caused a regular
gold fever in the Island. Informa
tion from Reykjavnlk states that
prospecting In that neighborhood con-
tinues, and that many finds are re-(
ported. An engineer has brought in j
a large nugget he dug up at Vest
lander, a place lying considerable dis
tance from Reykjavnlk, where It isi
believed ft new gold field will be.
Big Parade of Elks.
Buffalo, N. Y., July 12. This was
the big day of the Elks' national con
vention -and reunion. This forenoon
20,000 members of the antlered tribs
paraded through the downtown thor
oughfares and received the applause
of the thousands of spectators who
lined the sidewalks and filled every
available door and window. The
parade was one of the biggest things
of its kind ever seen in Buffalo. Ev
ery state and territory was represent
ed and many delegates were garbed
in fantastic or picturesque costumes
typifying the section of country from
whence they came. Forty bands
were In the parade.
The patade formed at 10 o'clock in
Pranklin street, near Huron, and pro
ceeded to the Terrace, and thence
through Main street, passing In re
view before the grand lodge officers
and invited guests who occupied a
stand erected in Lafayette square.
Boyne Battle Recalled.
Belfast, July 12. The two hundred
and fifteenth anniversary of the bat
tle of the Boyne, In which William
III. defeated James II.. was eelebiated
by the Orange societies today, with
the usual parades and speech making.
There were the usual clashes be
tween Orangemen and Nationalists,
but the police were out in force and
prevented serious conflict.
Anniversary at Toronto.
Toronto, Ont., July 12. The Or
angemen of Toronto celebrated the
anniversary of the battle of the
Boyne here today. There was a pro
cession through the business streets,
followed by speech-making.
Fraternal Mystic Circle.
Atlantic City, N. J., July 12. The
annual meeting of the supreme Ruling
of the Fraternal Mystic Circle began
here today with headquarters at the
Grand Atlantic hotel. The reports of
Supreme Mystic Ruler F. H. Duek
witz. of Philadelphia, and of the other
office! s, show that the order now has
a membership aggregating 15,000 and
that the benefits disbursed since its
organization approach $3,000,000.
FATAL IN THE EAST.
New York, July 12. Five deaths
frnm heat nrowtrntlftna were rennrteri
during the forenoon, three of them
being children less than one year old.
NEW PRINCELING IS
ANNOUNCED FROM LONDON.
Ix)ndon, July 12. The Princess of
Wales was safely delivered of a son
Want Civil Service.
Milwaukee, Wis., July 12. A move
ment to have the railway mall service
placed with tho general postoffice
system under civil service rules was
endorsed today by Division No. 10, Na
tional Association of Kal.road Postal
Clerks, In annual session here. The
assoc'ation also adopted a resolution
favoring the making of steel mail cars
a part of the government requirements
of the service, aa numerous wrecks
have shown the dangers to which the
railway postal employes are subjected
In wooden cars.
NEGRO COLLEGE BUILDING
AT CITY OF AUSTIN
Cincinnati, July 12. At a meeting
of the executive committee of the
Freedmen's Aid and the Southern Edu
cational society of the Mthodist Epis
copal church, one of the most impor
tant steps taken was to authorize the
expenditure of $16,000 for a college
building at Austin, Texas.
OF SANTA FE
Is Killed by Desperadoes
in Kansas, Who Were
KILLED BY A PURSUING POSSE
Of Citizens, One of Whom, a
Woman, Was Shot in
DESPERADOES HAD ROBBED HOTEL
Topeka, July 12. Information has
been received here that J. C. Calhoon,
a special agent of the Santa Fe, was
shot and killed early this morning by
two desperadoes, supposed to be a
portion of the gang that were con
nected with the recent hotel robbery
at Wlnfleld. It Is also stated that one
of the gang was killed and another
THE DESPERADOES ARE
SHOT AND KILLED
Wlnfleld, Kan., July 12. The two
highwaymen who early today at Ced
arvale shot aud killed J. C. Calhoon
of Kansas City, special agent of the
Santa Fe, were surrounded by a posse
at HewinB, near the Oklahoma state
line, and shot and killed.
Fuller Particulars Given.
! The outlaws were overtaken by a
i posse of citizens at Hewlns, seven
miles from Cedarvale, close to the
Oklahoma line. One of the outlaws,
Ed. Madlgan, of Ponea City, Okla.,
was instantly killed by the posse. The
other, Wm. Chadburn, of this city,
was fatally wounded. The outlaws
exchanged shots with the posse, one
man of the posse beinK shot In the
foot, and a woman, named Malone was
struck In the leg by a stray bullet.
Madlgan and Chadburn held up and
robbed six traveling men at the Bret
ton hotel, Wlnfleld, on Sunday night
last and escaped. At Cedarvale last
night Detective Calhoon encountered
both outiaws on the street. Not be
ing positive of their Identity, Calhoon
secured the city marshal and one of
the robbed traveling men and all
three started in a carriage In search
of the two men.
Early today they drove past the
men In a side street. The traveling
man Identified them and the trio In
the carrriage were Just in the act of
making a stand, when either Madlgan
or Chadburn opened fire. Calhoon was
shot through the heart and the out
laws made their escape.
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THOMAS W. LA.WSO.W
Whose views the Rev. W. T. Crafts'
denounced in the Ottawa Chautau
qua assembly, J fallacious. 1
NATURAL GAS EXPLODES
AND KILLS TWO
Pittsburg, July 12. Two persons
dead and several seriously injured ts
the result of an explosion in a dwell
ing house at Fortieth and Liberty ave
nue. The explosion Is thought to have
been due to natural gas.
WESTERN UNION IS
AGAINST RACING NEWS
New York, July 12. The executive
committee of the Western Union Tele
graph company passed a resolution
today recommending to the full board
of directors that news from horse
raoes be not supplied by the company
except to persons receiving them
through regular office.
Want Grand Jury System Abolished
Des Moines, Iowa, July 12. Promt
nent members of the bench and bar of
Iowa to a total of several score are
gathered in Des Moines for the an
nual meeting of the Iowa Bar assocla
tion. The proceedings are to last
three days and promise to be of excep
tional interest. One of the most im
portaut matters of discussion will be
the report of tho committee on law
reform recommending that a consti
tutional amendment should be adopted
providing for the abolition of the
grand Jury and for placing parties
upon trial upon Information.
BLOW IS GIVEN
TO COIN COLLECTORS.
Washington, D. C. July 12.--Ac
cordiiig to a local dealer in stamps
and coins, the little "balboas," or the
2V6 cent silver pieces, recently made
by the Philadelphia mint for the Pan
ama republic, are selling rapidly for
ten cents each. The ardor of the coin
collectors, for Panama money, how
ever, may subside as suddenly as the
desire tor the stamps of tb little re
public, as an order nas gone rortn
to withdraw the 2V4 cent pieces from
circulation. Since the Panama repub
lic was formed, the government there
has furnished stamp collectors with
between 150 and 2oO varieties of
stamps. These have been absorbed
by collectors, who have paid nearly
iaOO.000 into the republic's treasury
for them. Now, the coin collectors
think they are going to get the same
treatment, so tho order to recall the
"balhoas" has aroused a storm of
comment in local numismatic circles,
LOST HIS LIFE IN
FIGHTING AGAINST BOOZE
Chattanooga, Tenn., July 12. The
man who was run over and killed at
the Rossvllle avenue crossing of the
Belt road was Identified as E. K.
Hardy and it was also learned that
he had !een working in a saw mill
uear Green's lake and boarded at a
place near there. Information was
received that the man's mother lived
in Atlanta and a message was sent to
her. A reply was received stating
that the man's home was In Atlanta
and the undertakers were Instructed
to ship the body there.
No Inquest was held as the circum
stances of the death pointed so strong
ly to the fact that the man was drunk
and on his way home when ho fell on
the track that Coroner Gillespie
thought an Investigation unnecessary.
Only the night before Hardy had
been carried home intoxicated by a
friend, and at the time of his death a
bottle of whiskey was found on his
person. The body was shipped to At
lanta. Rare Shakespeare Find.
Ixmdon, July 12. The announce
ment that the Sheakespeare quarto of
"Richard III." recently discovered in
a liitle village in Buckinghamshire
was l be put up for sale attracted a
gnat crowd of book collectors and
dealers to Sotheby's today. It is ex
pected that the work will bo knocked
down for not less than $5,000 or $tf,0o0
and the prediction is made that it wi.l
ulilmately find its way to America.
The book is of particular Interest to
Americans for the reason that It con
tains in five places the autograph of
William Penn, the admiral, and father
of tho founder of Pennsylvania.
The copy to be sold is a survival of,
the 1605 Imprint, and It is believed
that only two others of this edition are
Representatives of the People Will be Summoned
to Kremlin July 19-Crews of Two
Cruisers are Disarmed.
Bt. Petersburg, July 12. The Slovo
positively announces that the emperor
will travel to Moscow where on Wed
nesday, the 19th InBtant, he will issue
a proclamation summoning the repre
sentatives of the people at the palace
of the Kremlin. Some of the officials
of the court have already gone to Mos
cow to make preparations for the
CHINA'S DESIRE TO
PARTICIPATE NOJ GRATIFIED
Pekln, July 12. The Chinese gov
ernment recently notified the Russian,
the Japanese and also other legations
that China would refuse to recognise
any arrangements made at the ap
proaching peace conference in the
United States, .regarding Chinese in
terests, unless China was consulted
in the matter. Japan replied politely,
plainly intimating that the notifica
tion received from China would in no
wise change the plan of action adopt
ed by the Japanese. ,No reply was
received from Russia. ,
Portland Chamber ot Com
merce Asks President
For New Treaty.
ADMITTING CHINESE LABORERS
Portland, Oregon, July 12. Presi
dent Wm. D. Cartwrlght of the cham
ber of commerce of this city, on be
half ot that organization has sent a
letter to President Roosevelt bearing
on the question of Chinese exclusion.
In the letter he urges President
Roosevelt to take "steps towards ne
gotiating a new treaty with China tha
shall provide for the removal of the
exacting conditions that now, attach
to the entrance into this country of
their merchants, students and profes
sional men, and for the absOiUte free
dom of all Chinese residents of this
country to visit their own land and.
return here, and for the admission
during the next ten years of a num
ber of male Chinese laborers which
In one year shall not exceed one-tenth
of one per cent ot population of this
"American labor has little apprecia
tion of Its own dignity aud power, as
well as for Its capabilities for im
provements, if it raises objections to
such limited Chinese immigration as
that, amounting in ton years to less
than one per cent of our population,
and thus endeavoring to deprive the
nation of this additional means of its
own development, not only in this
country, but In Hawaii, Philippine Isl
ands, and Panama."
The president Is asked to give pub
licity to his Intentions In this regard
as soon as practicable.
Sons of Temperance.
Asbury Park, N. J., July 12. Fol
lowing closely on the heels of the
great gathering of teachers here last
week another convention has attract
ed to ABbury Park a host of visitors
from all parts of the United States
and Canada. The present gathering is
that of the National Division of North
America. Sons of Temperance, a fra
ternal, benevolent and temperance or
ganization with aTnembershlp exceed
ing 40,000. The sessions. wh!eh are
being held in Educational Hall, will
continue until the end of the week.
Oshkosh, Wis., July 12. A wedding
of social note here today was that
of Miss Willsbello Madison, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Madison, and
John Hicks, Jr., son of Col. John Hicks
publisher of the Northwestern and for
mer United States minister to Peru.
The ceremony was performed at the
home of the bride's parents, the Rev.
John W. Greenwood, rector of Trinity
Kplseopal church, officiating.
TO ELKS' GATHERING.
Huffalo. N. Y.. July 12. The Louis
ville delegation to the national con
vention of Klks arrived here in a
special train of six Pullmans, via the
llaltimore & Ohio Southwestern anu
tho Big Four lailways. The Louisville
headquarters are at the hotel Iro
quois, and the delegation will enter
tain lavishly there and at the hotel
Ellieott. Robert W. Drown resigned
as chairman of the trustee board,
and had practically no opposition for
the position of grand exalted ruler.
The oftlceis elected were:
Grand exalted ruler. Robert W.
Brown, of Ixulsvl!le, Ky.; grand es
teemed leading kulght, C. F. Tomlin
son. Winston. N. C: grand esteemed
loyal knight, C. W. Kauffman, Hobo-
ken, N. J.: grand esteemed lecturer,
Edward McLaughlin, boston; grand
secretary, Fred C. Robinson, of Du
buque, Iowa; grand treasuier, John
K. Tener, Charlerol, Pa.; grand tyler,
W. W. McClellaud, Pittsburg, Pa.;
grand trustee, (long term), John D.
O'Shea, Lynn, Mass.; grand trustee,
(short term), Dr. W. Havlland, Butte,
REAR ADMIRAL KRUGER
j. RETIRES FOR INCAPACITY
j St. Petersburg, July 12. The Nasha
Shlan says that Rear Admiral Kmm
will leave the service on account of
alleged Incapacity In connection with
his treatment of the situation created
by the mutiny abroad th battleship
Potemklne at Odessa.
PEASANTS DESTROY PROPERTY
OF THE SERGIU3 ESTATE
Dmltrovosk, Russia, July 12. Peas
ants have overrun and destroyed m
large amount of property belonging
to the vast estate of the late Grand
Duke Serglus near Dobinsky.
TWO CRUISERS DISARMED
- - FOR FEAR OF MUTINY
Heval, Russia, July 12. Being ap
prehensive of mutiny the authorities
have ordered the sailors of the Rus
sian cruisers Mlnlne and Kreml to be
relieved of their arms. Serious dis
content hag been manifested among
the crews of the warships owing to
the quality of the food supply. The
officer who Is held responsible for this
state of affairs has been placed un
IS SUNK IN
Hudson River by a Tramp
Steamer and Three
OTHERS ABOARD WERE RESCUED
New York, July 12. It Is, believed
that three, and possibly , four lire
were lost last night when tne steam
launch, Nornjandle, was sunk In'
collision with what is supposed to
have been a tramp steamer la to
The Unfortunate Ones.
Those believed to have been lost
are Captain Storm and Engineer
Di ady of the launch Normandie. and
Miss Gladv rwo r thi. i.
Grne'?f New York 18 als0 ml8W
iiurmauaie was owned by C
C. Dumont, but bad been chartered
by John A. Rudd. of Glenwood. Mr.
KUdd Was On hdnrH Ihn l.v
time of the collision, and it was from.
""u tne ponce received the mea
KPr information mfiriin. u-
.eu.uS iub tusaai-
Greene Was Rescued.
tTF lnformatlon is to the effect
that J. G. Greene was among those
OFFICE IS CLEANED
New York, July 12. For the first
time in thirty years the building at
the corner of Wall and Broad streets,
the first floor and basement of which
are occupied by J. P. Morgan ft Co,
is now getting a cleaning. The work
Is being done by a sand blast cleaning
concern, and the marble front is slow
ly assuming a snow white appearance
again. It has been begrimed with
dust, accumulated since It was erected
in 1873. The A. J. Drexel estate ot
Philadelphia and the Mechanics' Na
tional bank of this city are the Joint
owner Interested crowds have been
watching the work of cleaning since
It began. Because of the celebrated
banking house which Is Its tenant, the
building is frequently but incorrectly
referred to as the Morgan building.
Oklahoma City. Okla., July 12.
There was a gratifying attendance to
day at the opening of the single state
hood convention, representative mea
being present from all parts of the
Indian Territory and Oklahoma. The
convention will memorialize congress
to relieve Oklahoma and Indian Ter
ritory from any alliance with New
Mexico and Arizona, as proposed la
the Hampton bill, and which It is be
lieved will prevail in the new bill.
which will be introduced when con
gress convenes this fall.
The convention was called to -or
der by C. G. Jones, chairman of the
single statehood executive commit
tee, aud the address of wekxme was
delivered by I. N. Holcombe. John
W. Noble, ex-secretary of the in
terior. Senators Bailey of Texas and
Warner of Missouri, aud Representa
tives Curtis aud Calderhead of Kan
sas, Stephens of Texas, and Hamilton
of Michigan, addressed the conven
tion. MORTON MAKES SOME
New York, July 12. Sweeping re
ductions in the salaries of various of
ficials and employes of the Equitable
Lite Assurance society were announc
ed today by Chairman Morton. The
decrease will amount to 20 per cent
on ah salaries over $15,000 per an
num; 15 per cent on all salaries be
tween $9,000 and $15,000 aud 10 per
cent between $2,500 and $9,000. These
changes are operative August 1st next,
and effect a saving of from $150,004
to $200,000 per year.