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The Farmer Help Wanted Ads. They offer good op portunities for GOOD POSITIONS THE WEATHER !Fair, cold tonight; fair, warmer tomorrow VOL. 49 NO. 65 BRIDGEPORT, CONN., MONDAY, MARCH 17, 1913 PRICE TWO CENTS MYSTERY IN GRANEDISASTER Coroner Personally In spects Scene of Fatality fitnssses Say Guy Hope on Huge Girdle Was intact Coroner John J. Phelan this morn Ins held an investigation on the death of Patrick Shanahan of New York who was killed last Saturday in the fall of a. steel girder at the Crane Valve Co.'fl West End plant. The cor oner was endeavoring to learn just how the workmen were situated at the time of the accident and if there was any negligence which caused the fall of the girder. John E. Smith of 734 E. 160th street, New York, who is foreman of the con struction gang, testified that he could not account for the accident. He said the guy ropes were all right. He in vestigated after the girder fell and found that the ropes were not broken and were still fastened. It might have been possible that some timber struck the fastenings and caused the rope to sag. Charles J. Johnson, timekeeper for the Hendricks Construction Co., said the ropes, were not broken and he did not think they slipped.. Charles Bal thaw, Ivan Olafson, August Anderson, Christian Haug and Michael Klernan, employes of the Construction com pany, testified along the same lines. It was stated that the Hendricks company is working under a sub-contract from the Belmont Construction Co., which had a sub-contract from the H. Wales Lines Co. of Msriden. Coroner Phelan went to the scene of the accident late this afternoon with a representative of the Jobeon Gifford firm of contractors, which is erecting the structural work for the electrification of the New Haven rail road system. The coroner -desired to have this man look at the fallen gir der to see if the fastenings at the pex were still in place. UIIIOII JANITORS APPEAL TO F. OF L. FOR SHORT HOURS Chicago, March 17. Two thousand Union janitors through the business agent, Edward Quesse, yesterday, ap pealed to the Chicago Federation of Labor for a regulation of their duties end hours of work. Quesse said that the janitors too long have been "handy men" about the house and that it was time they had relief. The Federation voted to stand behind the janitors in their demands. A. few things objected to by. the janitors are caring for dogs, cats and other household pets; run ning errands; moving pianos and tak ing up rugs and mending furniture without extra pay. "While other union men work 8 and 10 hours a day," said Quesse, "the janitor has to be ready for the call of duty 24 hours of the day and seven 2ays of the week. We are everybody's servant. "We must know how to do everything about the house from regu Jating a furnace to hooking up a wo man's party dress." OLD SOLDIER FALLS FROM EXHAUSTION Joseph Mott, 72 years old, an in mate of the Soldiers' Home at Noro It on, collapsed at 119 "Wall street from exhaustion tms rorenoon. e was stimulated by Dr. Pratt of the emer gency hospital staff and conveyed in the ambulance to Bridgeport hospital where his recovery is expected. VOLLMER'S DEPUTIES . ENJOY A DINNER The Fairfield County Sheriffs' asso ciation enjoyed a dinner this afternoon at Lehmann's. Deputy Sheriff H. R. El wood of Fairfield was toastmaster. ' Sheriff William "Vollmer ' was the . guest of honor. The committee in charge of arrangements consisted of Deputies John M. Donnelly and Jos eph "Wieler of this city and H. R. Elwood of Fairfield. Previous to the dinner the deputies had a group pic ture taken. ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR CITY CONSTRUCTION Director of Public Works J. A. Courtade today asked the Board of Contract and Supply to advertise for bids on the following improvements: New bridge at Rooster river, dredging t city yards dock and dredging at City dork at foot of Wall street. The board of apportionment had provided funds for these improvements. Weather Indications New Haven, March 17 nFor New Haveh and vicinity: Fair and con tinued cold tonight; Tuesday, fair and warmer. Connecticut Fair tonight and Tues flay; rising temperature Tuesday; mod erate westerly winds, becoming var iable. There is no well defined storm area east of the Rocky Mountains and pleasant weather with low. tempera tures prevails in nearly all sections. A temperature of V degrees below ero was reported from upper Michi gan, and killing frosts a far south as Alabama and Georgia, A slight dis turbance central over Montana ' is causing unsettled weather with light snow in the northwest. Dr. 9. M. Rosen, 493 Fairfield ave nue, after having been confined to his bed for several weeks has recov- BOLD ROBBERY STILL JYSTERY Fifty Detectives Trying to Run Down Cracksmen Oyer $250,000 Worth of Jew elry Taken from New York Pawn Shop Vaults New York, Mar. 17 Fifty detectives were at work today trying to run down the cracksmen who robbed Mar tin Simmons & Sons' pawn shop on the East Side some time yesterday of more than $250,000 worth of jewelry one of the most daring and success ful robberies committed in this city in recent years. It comes as a climax to a series of safe blowing robberies that for more than nine months has engaged the at tention of a special safe squad of de tectives. Since January 1, more than 20 safes have been robbed. The police .believe that the robbers are the same as those connected with many of the previous burglaries and in one instance they have a clue to this effect. When Herman Shapiro's pawn shop on the Bowery was robbed of $6,000 by cracksmen last Thursday night the robbers left behind them a pair of cotton gloves which they used to avoid finger prints. The robbers of the Simmons shop left behind two pairs of gloves like these. This vague clue, however is the only one the detectives are known to have. The care with which the burglars cut their -way by a devious route from an adjoining cellar to the Simmons building convinces the detectives that they were very familiar with . "the premises. The - men had carefully avoided using the basement stairway which was open to them,- but had sawed their way through two floors apparently knowing that the stairway was wired with burglar alarms. In like manner, when they reached , the big vault in the pawn, shop, they did not touch the big safe doors or their locks, but attacked the walla two feet thick. They were rewarded by access to such, riches that the robbers must have been stunned. The Vault con tained valuables worth $800,000, ac cording to Simmons, $600,000 in jewelry and watches on which money had been loaned, $130,000 in negotiable se curities, and $60,000 in notes, as well as $8,000 in cash and checks. The thieves took the bonds and notes, but threw them away in the basement be fore leaving the building. In the vault they took nothing but diamonds and light jewelry contained in 24 draweas. "Watches and other jewelry of less value, packed away in 260 small drawers and compartments. were not taken, although all the drawers had been pulled from their places and the jewelry and watches dropped on the floor until they were a foot deep. SERIES OF BURGLARIES IS WORK OF AMATEURS A series of burglaries committed on Saturday and Sunday nights which show several peculiarities convincing the authortiieg that the work was done by unprofessional local men, is caus ing considerable annoyance this morn ing at police headquarters. Two methods of operation have al ready come to light; the use of rocks to break windows and gain entrance which convinces the police that either a. desperate individual or a band of men were concerned; and the sneak thief method of entering a room fill ed with sleeping persons. It is believed that the present list will be augmented by further reports during the day. Those residences and places of business recorded are: Eugene L. Sullivan, whose residence at 1005 Noble avenue was entered by the breaking of a dining room window while the occupants were at church, and old silver, toilet articles, jewelry and other personal belongings to the value of over $200 taken away. Be ginning at the dining room the intrud ers ransacked the second floor and even took belongings, of the maid in an attic room before leaving through a. rear door. Fuse & Perachio, 119 Middle street. Burglars broke the front window with stones and released the catch. Forc ing the cash drawer they pocketed about $7 in change and a quantity of cigarettes and cigarg valued at $10. The saloon of John Cooney, 999 Bar num avenue, was entered by the same method pursued in the rear of the building. An amount estimated at $6 was taken from the cash register. At the home of Rev. Frank O. Ride out. 741 William street, burglars gain ed entrance while the head of the house was attending church duties, and ransacked the several floors, leav ing with jewelry estimated at over $lO0.- Valuable silverware was left behind as those engaged In the work evidently failed to have instruments with which to pry open locked draw ers. At the home of Carmine Paszale, 1193 North avenue, entering by means of a key. the intruder is believed to have gone through the entire lodging house without finding any large amount of money until he took $9 from the cloth ing of Paszale who was sleeping In the room with two others. None was awakened. The residence of John C. Fowler, 49 Gilbert street, which was entered by means of a key while the owner was absent visiting his son, and $35 taken from clothing hung in a closet. SCHOOL CHILDREN'S SAVINGS. The weekly deposits in the public schools savings bank today came back t nearly normal figure. Some of the rkrger totals were: Washington, $38. 50; Barnum. '$34.87; Maplewood, $31.48; Shelton, $43.34; Prospect, $44.60; Bostwick avenue, $62.66. MYSTERY OF NEW HAVEN STOCK SLUMP More Than Hundred Millions Poorly In vested Rumor of Boston & Maine Passed Dividend Startles Market (Special to The , Farmer) Hartford, March 17 Intense interest !has been excited here by the Wall street prediction that the dividend of the Boston & Maine railroad will be passed, and the dividend of the New York, New Haven & Hartford rail road cut from eight down to six per cent, in October. The stock of the New Haven com pany has been steadily dropping. during some years. In 1906 the stock was quoted at almost $200. It is today slow on the market less than at $119 per share. During all of this period the profits of the New Haven company from its steam road business have been stead ily increasing. The steam road has been doing a growing enormous, and profitable business. The question is as to the miraculous system of finance by which the busi ness of the road has been caused to show a deficit, so that its dividend may be cut, while its stock decreases by millions in value, although its bus iness has continuously increased. The passage of a dividend on the Boston & Maine would mean a fur ther deficit in the revenue of the New Haven, for the latter owns more than $21,000,000 of the common stock of the Boston & Maine, and a passed divi dend would mean a loss of $875,000 to the net income of the New Haven company. .But this in itself would be a mere item, In its effect upon the enormous profits of the New Haven company. were it not that the New Haven com pany has issued more than a hundred millions of its securities upon which it must pay from four to eight per cent, for properties which turn into the New Haven coffers from nothing to two or three per cent. Of the Boston & Maine's dividend situation, The Boston News Bureau says: "While since Boston & Maine has been paying 4 per cent., either a re duction or passing of the . dividend would up until yesterday have oper ated to render its own bonds non-legal for savings bank investment in Massachusetts, there has been no no ticeable selling by the banks. This is a situation which speaks volumes for the investment standing of Boston & Maine's debentures despite the in creasing troubles of the road, and of course also reflected the anticipation of enactment into law of the bill giv ing roads two years of grace in case they should temporarily be unable to fulfil reuirements. . Thus, should Bos ton & Maine step out of the dividend ranks this summer, the banks could not invest in subsequent issues while the company remains a non-dividend payer. Its old bonds, however, shall not be rendered Illegal and if after the expiration of the two-year period Boston & Maine complies for the fol lowing fiscal year with requirements of the law, it shall be regarded as having complied therewith during the period of the failure. Additional is sues of Boston & Lowell, Fltchburg and other leased roads bonds will re main proper purchases for the banks, notwithstanding a Boston & Maine di vidend reduction. As separate cor porations themselves meeting all sti pulations of the savings bank law, the status of the leased lines will re main unaltered. "The Massachusetts savings institu tions own approximately one-third of all Boston & Maine bonds that is, of the road Itself. The latest available figures showed this ownership to be $14,669,000. Added to this the bonds of Boston & Lowell, Fltchburg, Con necticut River, and other minor leas ed roads, it will be seen that the savings banks have a very sizaDie stake in the prosperity of the Boston & Maine system." FAMILY ASLEEP H0USEJBLAZE Danbury Hatter, Wife and 10 Children Escape by Jumping from Second Story Danbury, March 17 The family of rominick Mitchell, a hatter, had a narrow escape when their home at 41 Town Hill avenue took fire from an exploding lamp at 3 o'clock this morn ing. Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell and their 10 children were asleep in the house The flames spread so that several of the members of the family were obliged to jump from second story windows. A three year old girl was dropped from a window by her elder sister Mary and was caught by her father . Several neighboring houses were imperilled by the sparks from the burning building. The Mitchell house was burned to the ground. The loss is about $2,500. POSTMASTER SHOWS SOME IMPROVEMENT Postmaster W. H. Marigold, who Is critically ill at his home in Iranistan avenue, was somewhat improved to day. He passed a fairly comfortable night and today was much brighter than he has been for some time. WORKING ON WORLD'S MAP Four French Officers Here as Guest of Government Experiments to Be Made by Means of Powerful Wilreless Station at Arlington Washington, March 17. With, the arrival today of four French officers prominent in the army and navy of France and in European scientific cir cles, experiments are to be under taken through the medium of-he pow erful navy wireless station in Arling ton, Va., and the station of the Eiffel tower in Paris to establish the exact longitude between the two cities. The work is of great importance, for when similar data are obtained by other nations the information will permit the drawing of a true map of the world for the first time. The French officers are Lieut. Lu- dovic Driencort and Lieut. H. A. E. Geigan of the navy and Col. Gustave Ferrie and Capt. Paul Levesque of the army. They have brought with them a number of highly sensitive instru ments, similar to those that will be used in Paris, so that the work at both ends willvbe synchronous. The naval observatory will join In the tests and exact time here will be flashed at in tervals to Paris as part of the pro gram. ' While here the French officers will be the guests of the government. They have been quartered at the Army and Navy club and a number of entertain ments already have been arranged for them. UL.I1 1IL.HU ULfAU Former Comptroller Was Native of This City and Attained Distinction Benjamin P. Mead, a native of this city, formerly state comptroller and for many years one of the most ac tive men in politics in Fairfield coun ty, died at his home in New Canaan, today, after a long sickness. He was 65 years old. Mr. Mead was town clerk in New Canaan in 1880 and from 18SO to 1887 was first selectman. .He was in the lower branch of the Leg islature . from 1885 to 1887. He was elected comptroller in 1804 and was re elected by the largest plurality ever given a candidate on the state ticket. At his first election for comptroller he defeated the late Nicholas Staub, of New Mllford, who was regarded as one of the strongest men In the Dem ocratic party. As comptroller he had many prob lems to decide because of complica tions which toad arisen during the deadlock session which lasted through 1891 and 1892. The General Assembly chose Mr. Mead as one of three com missioners to arbitrate the Hartford bridge difficulty. The reason for liis large plurality in the 1896 election was the fact that he was the only candidate on the Re publican ticket that had been re-nom inated. The General Assembly also made Mr. Mead a commissioner with Judge Loomis to arbitrate and settle the reformatory scheme, which , law was repealed. Mr. Mead was born here Sept. 20, 1847. He moved to Greenwich and was educated in the High school and academy there. He was in business in New York city for a short time and then returned to New Canaan and went into the general merchandise business with his brother-in-law. He early became an active factor in the affairs of that town. He is survived by his wife and four children. The funeral will be on Wednesday after- Negro Shot To Death After An Attack On Woman New York, March 17 Daniel T. Da vis, a negro, accosted a white woman who stepped from an uptown subway station, today, grasping, her by the arm until she screamed. A policeman who interfered was slashed across the face with a razor wielded by the ne gro, who then fled. Although weak from loss of blood, the policeman gave chase and was joined by a brother of ficer."" Five shots were fired . at the fleeing negro, four of which pierced his body. He fell dead five blocks from the scene of the encounter. OLD GLORY FLOATS "ALL OVER PATERSON TO SHOW PATRIOTISM Paterson, N. J., March 17 The na tional flag floated today from dwell ings and business houses all over the city. Many citizens agreed to take this means of answering recent utter ances of leaders of the silk workers strike which they regarded as unpa triotic. There has not been such a display of the Stars and Stripes since the Spanish war. About 200 striking operatives applied for their old jobs in the mills today but most of the mills are still closed. BODINB CLEANS UP. Supt. Bodine of the Street depart ment had 25 men at work early yes terday clearing the cross walks in front of " the churches of mud that had aocuxnmulated over night. EXTRA CALLE ir corns may GO T0FRAH6E Not Likely That He Will Resign Position of National Chairman Washington, March 17. Intima tions were received at the White House today that National Chairman William F. McCombs finally might accede to the president's request that he become ambassador to France. It was said that Mr. McCombs was mak ing such rapid progress with the or ganization of the Democratic national committee that he probably would be in a position to go abroad within a month. It is not improbable that Mr. McCombs will retain the chairmanship of the Democratic national committee and might return before the next pres idential campaign to take up active political work. MANY PETITIONERS ASK IMPROVEMENTS AT LOWER BRIDGE Public Hearing To-night Premises to Be Full of Interest Tax-payers favoring the building of a new bridge across the harbor at Stratford avenue will be- out in force tonight at the Common Council meet ing when a hearing on the project will be held. Three monster petitions, bearing the names of heavy tax-payers in the center of the city will be sub mitted to the aldermen and many ad vocates of the improvement of the lower bridge will be heard. .W. P. Kirk, of the Board of-Apportionment, is one of the big boosters for the Stratford avenue project and probably wjl be heard tonight. - Mr. Kirk "says he does not oppose the State street bridge plan and the petitioners are not fighting that scheme. "We believe the Stratford avenue bridge needs are more imperative and should be attended to at once," said Mr. Kirk. "The State street project would be a costly one, because of the expense of raising the railroad tracks and the land damages would also be burdensome. "The State street bridge would "not relieve the congestion that now exists at the east end of the Stratford ave nue bridge, but would tend rather to increase it. "A wider and better bridge at Strat ford avenue could be built at about half the cost of the State street span. and would, we believe, serve the same purpose, at least for some time." The bridge hearing will be the chief item of business tonight, though there is a. raft of routine business to be con sidered. DELANEY SUCCEEDS CLEVELAND AS ZIEGLER RECEIVER ' In the TJ. s. District Court, John W. Banks, sitting as referee in the bank ruptcy case of the J. Ziegler Co., on Friday last, Attorney Alexander De Laney was elected trustee to replace the temporary federal receiver, Chas. D. Cleveland. Upon the preliminary ballots of the attorneys representing creditors of the estate, both Cleveland and Nathan Herz, former temporary state receiver, received majorities. A conference of counsel called to forestall the arbi trary appointment "of a trustee by the referee resulted in the resignation ot both candidates for trusteeship and the selection of Attorney DeLaney by general consent. JUDGE CAREY TO TALK ON COMMISSION GOVERNMENT Announcement has been made of a forthcoming lecture which will be of great interest to men of all political faiths. The speaker will be Judge iRobert Carey, the youngest member of the New Jersey Common Pleas bench. He is accredited with having the deepest insight into all forms of commission government and will take that as his subject. Judge Carey though classed as a progressive Re publican, was foremost in' the efforts to give New Jersey cities the commis sion government and his efforts are said to have attracted President Wil son who recommended his appoint ment to the judiciary. Judge Carey will outline the various intricacies of commission government as he has observed it in operation in the various states of the "Union. The lecture will be held under the auspices of the Brotherhood at First Presbyter ian church, Thursday, March 20, at 8 p. m. MARRIED IN HARTFORD Returns from Hartford, Conn., to Town Clerk William Thomas disclose two marriages during February in which Bridgeporters figured. They are those of Francis W. Haucking, a civil engineer, of this city, and Sarah M. Both well, a traveling saleswoman of Hartford, who were united Feb. 8 by Rev. F. C. Thomas of St. James' church; and of Robert W. Kulbarschl, a bartender of this ctiy, and Amy J. Cothell of Bridgeport, married by Rev. F. H. L. Tammell of the North M. church. SESSION OF CONGRESS D BY PRESIDENT WILSON SHAMROCK DAY AT WHITE HOUSE President Wears One in Lapel Sent by John E. Red mond Washington, March 17. President Wilson wore a shamrock sprig in the lapel of his coat today. His secretary, Joseph Patrick Tumulty, also saw that everyDoay around the executive of fices recognized St. Patrick's day in similar fashion. Mr. Tumulty distri buted the shamrocks sent to the pres ident by John F.. Redmond, Irish lead er in parliament. Knights Of St. Patrick To Banquet Tonight Annual Observance of Ireland's Patron Saint by Local Irish men and Their Sons The annual banquet of the Knights of St. Patrick, the chief observance here of the feast of the patron saint of Ireland, will take place this even ing at the Atlantic hotel. The com mittee of arrangements expects an at tendance larger than ever before. An elaborate program of speech-making and other entertainment has been pre pared. It is expected that upwards of 200 will be seated. The list of poet pran dial speakers includes Congressman William Kennedy of Naugatuck; At torney General John H. Light of Nor walk; Senator John F. McDonough of Naugatuck, chairman of the Judiciary committee of the General Assembly. 'Hon. William Tlerney of Greenwich, Attorney Cornelius J. Danaber of Mer iden and Mayor Wilson. The entertainment committee has secured a number of talented enter tainers, including several professional singers as well as a . number of local amateurs. ' The festivities will begin at 7:30 sharp. Max B.umberg Home From Foreign Climes Max Blumberg, . bon vivant, man-about-town and foreign representative of the Harry Quinn Marching and Chowder Club, arrived home yester day after a ten weeks' trip abroad. Max says he had a good time and his looks alibi this statement. Max saw Scotland, England and France, as they should be seen, and he says it 'was considerable sojourn. "Paris, ah, Paris," sighed Max, "that is a real town. Speed is right. They celebrate Christmas there while we're still talking Fourth of July, such is the speed of that city." Max recounts several interesting episodes abroad with much glee and considerable gusto, but concludes with a George M. Cohan bow, a wave of the star-spangled flag and says, "But, honest, child, there's no place like Bridgeport." PRESIDENT APPOINTS SPECIAL COMMISSION Rural Credit Unions of Old to Be Investigated Washington, March 17. The presi dent appointed today Senators Fletch er of Florida and Gore of Oklahoma, Representative Moss of Indiana, Col. Harvey Jordan of Georgia, Dr. John Lee Coulter of Minnesota, Dr. Kenyon D. Butterfield of Massachusetts, and Clarence J. Owen of Maryland, as members of the commission author ized in the last agricultural appropria tion bllll to co-operate with the Amer ican commission assembled under the auspices of the Southern Commercial congress to investigate and study in European countries co-operative rural credit unions and similar organizations devoted to the promotion of agricul ture and betterment of rural condi tions. The same men also have been designated as delegates to the general assembly of the International Insti tute of Agriculture in . Rome next August. STATE POLICE MAKE BIS HAUL AT SAVIN ROOK Eighteen men and five women were apprehended by a squad of State po licemen including Frank Virelli and Rowe Wheeler, in a raid upon a hotel and cafe run by Jake Mann in Savin Rock, yesterday. George Comeron, owner of the New Haven baseball team, furnished bail of $200 for Mann, while the freuenters furnished bail of $25 each. It is alleged In the war rant on which the raid was made that violaticns of the excise law took place on March 2 and 9. ELECTRICIAN" LOSES FIJTGKR. Charles Murray, 30 years old, of South Norwalk, while working in the Bridgeport yards of the New Haven road this morning so severely crushed the index finger upon his right hand that its amputation was necessary at Bridgeport hospital. Murray works for the Jobson-Gifford Company, of New York, installing the new electric system. Solons to Gather at High Noon on Apri!7 ' TARIFF BILLnTbE READY FOR SUBMISSION President Will Outline His Tariff Views in Message Which He Is Now Preparing Washington, March 17 President. Wilson issued today the formal proc lamation convoking Congress In extra sesion at noon April 7. The President's pronouncement to day was brief. It said that "where as public interests require," Congi-e.su would be convened in extra session by order of the executive. Originally Mr. Wilson had fixed up on April 1 as the date. Representative Underwood, the Democratic majority leader, having Informed him that the tariff bills, to which it was agrV"l Congress should give immediate at tention, would be ready on that date. Mr. Underwood found, however, that the committee Co. Ways and Means would need another week to draft the tariff schedules, and today's proclama tion is in deference to the wishes or Mr. Underwood and House leaders. The absence of any specific reason for the calling of the extra session l explained by the fact that Mr. Wil son's statement Immediately after bl election declared that he would call an extra session to revise the tar iff. President Wilson plans to point out specifically his wishes for- the extra session in his first message, in prep aration. This, it is known from talks the President has had with members of Congress, will outline the admin istration's idea of how the tariff should be revised and Just what sched ules should be taken up. The belief is general that the entire message will be taken up with a discussion of the tariff with the exception of the para graph or two that will draw attention to the need of currency legislation at the earliest possible moment and will indicate the purpose of the President to send later, a special message on thai or other subjects which he believes should be taken up by the next Con gress. The tariff plan will be submitted first to a caucus and then directly to the House by the committee on Ways an J Means. The committee will be ready to report by April .7, said Mr. Underwood today. "We have made headway and" there will be no trouble about reporting the revised plan when the Congress con venes," he said. The majority of the committee bez-an today taking up the administrative features of the new tariff. - The?' provisions relate to the variety r custom house routine and the effor of the Democrats in changing the terms and phraseology of the admin istrative section is to simplify and facilitate the custom work both In the interest of the government and the importers. A number of changes along that line were suggested by witnesses during the tariff hearings in January. The tariff revision plan will be In such condition that whatever form the caucus determines upon can be re ported immediately out of the commit tee and the whole tariff discussion for mally opened in the House without de lay. There will be no attempt to name all or even the bulk of the Hra committees at the outset of the extra session, that being reserved under th present plan until toward the close of the extra session so as to obviate any unnecessary legislation until the reg ular session of Congress convene m December. The committee on Way and Means personnel already has been determined upon in Democratic cau cus of the 63rd Congress, and It win be ratified by the House at the open ing of the extra session, when tr. committee on rules, mileage and ac counts also will be named. Whether any other committees will be create'; for doing - business at' the extra sion depends on developments betwew now and April 7. MOORE TO BE COUNSELLO It TO SECRETARY BRYAN Washington, March 17John Baaswtt Moore, professor of international law at Columbia university and a recog nized authority on that subject, is tt be appointed counsellor to the depart ment of state. Prof. Moore was ap pointed recently by Mr. Taft as a representative at the Hague tribunal. A. 0. H. ANNIVERSARY Bridgeport Man Intro! need Order in New Haven Just 41 Years Ago. New Haven, March 17 Heads of ail the divisions of the Ancient Order of Hibernians of the city and prominent guests from all parts of the state at tended the forty-first anniversary celebration of Division Xo.l, yesterday afternoon at Music hall. Speeches of a character to arooss patriotism and zeal for the cause of free Ireland were delivered by prom inent members of the order which was introduced into New Haven by wn liam O'Toole of Bridgeport, March, 17. 1872. Mr. O'Toole who -introduced the or ganization in the Elm City resides at 35 center and is in as good health, as his advanced age will permit. H is the father of the well known school teachers of that name.