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Until the last line of SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATE The FARMER Every Day THE WEATHER Snow Tonight And Friday VOL. 50 NO. 55 BRIDGEPORT CONN., THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 1914 PRICE TWO CE2TT3 U.S.; WAITING FOR CARRANZA: TO INVESTIGATE "WAS MY LIFE RESIDENT URGES ME tove OR HIS," Arrest Illegal w Move To TOL EfflPTIONS HIS COUNSEL ENTERS DEMURRERS Main Contention Is That State Has 'Not Connected llellen Directly '" TDTJSON REFUSES TO JOIN ISSUE Special Demurrer Sets Torth . 19 Counts "Why Railroad Man Should Be Freed The . second step to save former President Charles S. Mellen of the New Haven rail road from being tried on the charge of criminal responsibil ity for the "Westport wreck, was taken today when Attorney Homer S. Cammings filed two demurrers in the criminal su perior court. One is a general demurrer containing but one paragraph but the special de murrer has 19 counts and gives that many reasons why the former president should not.be held on the 5 manslaughter charge. The main contention is thai the state ' has shown nothing to cormectMeflen' di rect y with the wreck. When arguments on the de murrers were started this af ternoon Attorney Cummings wanted State's Attorney Judson to join issue. He had stated that the state's irtformatidff Wis insufficient to hold. Mellen and he wished the state to declare the information sufficient. The state's attorney would not agree to do this. Attorney Cummlngs said itwas the custom in the' Bridgeport City Court to join issue oa a demurrer but the state's attorney replied that he. would have to be shown better' authority than the City Court before 'he would agree to that view. ' y - ' '"'' Judge Tattle stated that he was not sure what the practice was and he would look wie mat ter up before giving a decision. Attorney , J. Nickerson of Cornwall then started the argu ment to show why the demur rer should be sustained. ' x The demurrers are as . follows:- ... Sarvtng and reserv4ng' ail maunxter off ficgpttons to irregwiaratiee; liaegialJtles sad iniorcn&HtiieH beretoflare epoetins. the defendant. Charles Mellen. '' In ModT, clfrfVaruis, ipfleadu ezwi soys that the said taformoition expd. mattere therein contained ore lutsuXBc&ent in Jsaw. Wneretrpon iter prajye Judgment. eavias and reserving oSH wneomerc of exception -to iSae irregxttarltaes, Illegali ties sad ' faiformalitlee heretofore exnsfclngi xthe klefemdianit, Onarles S. Mellen, to. addition to the cpenenal de murrer herein filed, specially demurs to the. IrrfoTnrafekxn and says tlhe same to ineufficisnt in taw and for -xsaavaem &T demnrrer pecially assigns &s lol- ' - 1. fibOd information ' taSHe to Mate urtth sofBolent certainty t?ie mode end maimer in wnicii the deceased! came to doa,th- 2. Said itttormaMoa. Cadis to state twcbm ehowtng the ocmmiieion of man rfKUgliter 4y any act of the . defend ant. . 3. Said Information does not state iwth sufficient certaftirty the crime wtitcSi it la alleged the defendant com mitted to ena!Me the defendant to properly prepare bis defense. . 4. In so Cartas Uhe ln?formei.1njcm el aeg&a orhninal negligence i-t Is defec tive in thait there are no allegations f any duty on the part of the de t ehda-nfc with respect to the eaid Jane IDoe and cf a violation of such duty reeoltfn? to her eadd deattn. 6. Said inf ormaftton - does not fairly give to tbe defendant notice of tho facts whldh will be . attempted to be yruven against him. 6. Jit n no way appears hww or in nrtoat way or (by what means the de Cetvdaant caused tihe saiid fire aawi smoke -to come in con-tact with said Jans Xoe. - 7. It does not appear in what way the defendant brought or kept the de ceased In contact with the said fire and smoke. 8. rt does not aptxear by what mean said fire or smoke was caused. 9. It does not e-pipear that the de fendant In any -way caused said fire or smoke. 10. Said Information contains no al legation of amy act wfhdh the defend ant, Gtaarles S. MJellen, as SH-eeriderrt of the ?T. X.. N- IT. ,H. ft. R Co., did orpermtted wtoidh caused the said Jane Uoe. who was '.In a oar, then txurroin, to be choked, suffocated or tnai'iKtii as n toe information eet forth. 11. It appearo from the information that -Che Jiajne Doe , there referred to wtas by means of - the smoke and Ramea thereof choked, suffocated and Aram vbiatk wirin. suffooat lug and ibmrndss dhe instantly died and saJd 4n formation cozxtains .no allega tion showing tn what way the de fendamtt, Charles S. Mellen, president of sadd railroad oompaaxy, caused the said Jane Doe to be In said car or In the fire then burning- .therein, or in any way connecting- the defendant in dtviMiuiaMy or as preaident of said raJJ road company wdth eaOd fire which it is cha!rsed caiused the death - of the said Jane Doe. 12. Said Inlformationi contains no al legation of any act done or committed by tare defendant which caused 'the death of the said Jane Doe tfaere re ferred to. - la. It aippears from sadd ' mforma tSon that the said. Jane Doe was choked, suffocated end instantly killed by meanei of a ' fire then . and there burning in a oar and no act of the defendant, Charles S. JfcHen, ' is .al leged, which conineots him with said fire or the death of said Jane Doe by means thereol- ' 14. . The acts set out in tihe Informa tion in the desoi-iprtdom of' the offense show that under some circumstances those acts do not constdtoite an offense- - ' t 15 . The said information fails to charge the offense attempted to be set forth with such clearness and certain ty as to apprise . accused ' of the crime for which he is called to answer and to enabae the 3-wry to deliver an intelligent 'verdict, the court to render a proper judgment and. the accused to plead hie conviction . or acquffittal in bar of another prosecatdon tfor the same offense. ' ;'"'. ' . " 16. Sadd tofonmaiaon contains no al legation showdng' any conneotion be tween the assault therein referred to and the death' of said Jane Doe. ' 17. It appears from the fcTormation that the choking, " stiffocating -. and tamin g of the said Jane Doe was by a fire then burning in a car in which she then was and not by reason of an assault made upon 4er by the de fendant." ' - " " i 18. Said faftmuBHm eotttaino no al legation showing any ccmneotion be tween .the assault therein referred to ana tbe fire then burning fi sa4 oar and which Is alleged to have- eaused tbe , Instant , death of the said - Jane Doe. - - - ;- ,,5 19-. ; Said ' Information charges . the' defendant,- Qharles Sb .Mellen, with having romnitttal rruirftonj-oT- fa. his official oapacBty : as presddeot of the N. T.. N. ;H.;& HI R. JR. Co. ' , , FfRElEM NEAR EXPLOSION TO SAVE TREASURE Car Laden "With. 1 Vast Amount of " Currency and , Ammunition In Flames DESPERATE DASH TO - CITST SAVES CARGO Ignorant , of Their Peril, "Firemen Join Trainmen . and Quell Flames I v That members of the. Bridgeport fire department "Joined with express mess engers and train men- in a desperate fight against fiames, threatening a car laden with explosives and 'a vast amount of currency, in the Bridgeport station before daybreak yesterday, be came generally known today when the nature of the contents of the car was divulged. - In the ar were many shipments of paper money, consigned to the U. S. treasury department at Washington, to foe replaced with new paper money, or to go through the federal laundry, the innovation by which used bills which have not been torn, are fresh ened and disinfected. . ' But with -the shipment - of treasure was a load of explosives, also con signed to-Washington. Bad the names reached these, there inevitably would have been a tragic result. . The amount of money in the" car is not known- - Sometimes the ship ment in this particular car reaches as much as one million dollars, accord ing to express officials!. Rarely is-it less than $100,000. . ; This train left Boston the previous night with one car especially assigned to pick up the currency and ammuni tion going to the federal government. Large cases of explosive shells were taken on at New Haven. - All the bills collected for some weeks and in trans it to. the mint at Washington for re demption were in packages in the car. Between New- Haven and Stratford the top of the car caught fire from a. lighted lamp. The express messenger who dared not leave the -car fought if until Stratford was reached" where the crew also engaged in battle with the flames which had spread through the interior of the top.1 , A record run was decided upon to Bridgeport where, at the station the chemical truck was in waiting. With the fire-fighters busy In the car a large force of clerks silent as to the explo sive contents and money quickly - re moved the preoious cargo, while the firemen were left in ignorance of their danger. The ammunition boxes were all re moved without the fire reaching their contents. A new car was substituted and the train proceeded. The firemen slept in tolassf ul ignorance of what they had been through as they fought the spread of the flames. Members of the train orew say. there was' enough ex plosive to have wrecked the train and station. Lull In Benton Probe Only Temporary On Part of America BEBEL LEADER'S-LIEN INQUIRE INTO CASE English Papers Point to Change In Policy of This Government I Washington, March 5 The appar ent lull on the part of, the United States in pursuing its inquiry into the death St William S. Benton, a British subject, and into the inysterious dis appearance of Gustav Bauch, an American citizen, is only . temporary,' according to those well informed on the intentions of the Washington ad ministration. 'The government, it was believed today, was merely awaiting the outcome of the- investigation in stituted by General Carranza.. Outwardly, it was apparent that Carranza.' s determination to supply in formation about, the' Benton , case, though technically denying the. United States the right to ask iW was favor ably received here. His prompt or dering of the inquiry into the Bauch case likewise was welcomed. Upon the result of the. investiga tion and Carranza' 3 subsequent action depend In a large measured the policy which the American government will pursue toward the Constitutionalists. Much evidence of a conclusive char acter about Benton's death already has been gathered. Should the Car ranza inquiry contravert.; the impor tant points satisfactorily, proven here it -is .unlikely that the President will remain- silent oh the question. There is every likelihood too that if Bauch was wantonly murdered, , as reported, a satisfactory explanation of the In cident and the punishment of the of fenders will be demanded. . Persons familiar with "the inaccessi bility of the territory in - which. Car ranza will be isolated for . the nest 10 days or more during -his overland Journey to Chihuahua City do not ex pCfc ihatthere will be .anyreport oo tJMTBubJect for another f of tnighfr" ; Though the Huerta government has promised a full and complete, explan ation of the reported killing of Cle ments Vergara an American citizen, near Hidalgo, Mex., ynothing of a sat isfactory nature has as yet 1 been re ceived by the state department. Gov. Colquitt's efforts to obtain trie extra dition of those responsible for Ver gara's disappearance are .being watch ed here with much interest. GOV. COLQUITT ISr , "GOING THE LIMIT" Dallas,' March & tGov. O. B. ' Colquit of Texas, announces he has -wired the Mexican Federal authorities in Nnevo Leon State, Mexico, for the extradi tion of Apolonio Rodriguez .and the five Mexicans, charged . jointly with him- with the kidnapping of Clemente Vergara, an American citizen. - The requisition is based on a charge of horse theft. Vergara was afterward killed. Gov.' Colquitt said: . "I have Just begun my fight to ..uphold the. rights of the citizens, of. Texas. .To .say I am going the limit to protect the Americans In Texas from any harm from foreign - invasions but mildly ex presses it." - The State of - Nnevo Leon is prac tically controlled by the Mexican Fed erals, although ' there . are scattered bands of rebels there. ; Gov. Colquitt's requisition will have to go tovthe Huerta governor "at Monterey... NO DAMAGE DONE IN . FIRST NAVAL BATTLE Nogales, Mexico, March 5. The first naval engagement of the present Mex ican revolution" ended yesterday at Topoiobaorupo, after a (half hour of in effective firing between the rebel gun boat; Tampico and the Federal' gun boats Morelols and Guerrero, which steamed down from Guaymas for the attack.' ' '' . . ' ' The "Tampico remained at , Topolo bampo After tts -orew had mutinied and turned the little . vesrel - over . to I the Carranza forces. The MorefoiH and Guerrero .arrived off Topolpbampo, and opened- fire at. long 'range. The Tampico remained inside -the harbor while the Fedleral ships took positions out in the Gulf of CaftiforndiaV The Tampico' a guns seemed to (have a longer range than those of the Fed eral gunboarts ' and the -. latter drew away. No damage was done on either side. ' - : : , English Paper Sees ' U. S. Shift Front " London, March 5 The policy, of the United States toward Mexico today again occupies leading place in the editorial, columns of the English newspapers. ' . ' : The Evening Standard "discovers" a marked change in the whole trend Of American foreign policy. "Instead of 'haughty isolation' bas ed on the strict letter of the Monroe doctrine the United States is now be coming anxious to stand well with tho European powers. The government at Washington is apprehensive lest it became involved in intervention - In Mexico, Japan might seize the occa sion to carry ambitious designs. on the Philippines and Hawaii into -effect and believes that Europe, if so Mis posed, could lay an embargo on Jap anese ambitions." TC? KENT above St. Vincent's hospi tal, cottage, hen house and barn, also 2 small farms for sale. J. A. Keenan, 123 -Harmony - St. - ap TELLS POLICE Threatened and Starved, She r Says, -Until NDrivenv N - To Killing. NEW BRITAIN WOMAN 1 SHOOTS HER HUSBAND Without Food Three Days and - In Constant Fear of 1 Death, Her Story. New Britain,, Conn., March 5 Fearing that her own life was to be taken, Mrs. Theresa Sato Bufflno, aged 3 3,-shot and killed her husband, Lu ciano Ruffino, aged 39, at their home, 131 Lafayette street, "at 8:10 o'clock Chia .morning. She is being held by the police - on a charge of murder. - According . to the woman, she and her husband had quarreled for a week, during which time she says, he threat? emed to kill her off numerous occas ions. She also, charged him with try ing to starve her to death and told the police she had partaken of no food for three days. , V For the past four "or five nights, Mrs. Rum no says, her husband slept with a loaded revolver Tinder -his pit low, telling her he' intended to use it to take her life. - v - ; i When they arose this morning, they continued their Quarrel of several days' standing and the wojman alleges her husband reached under the pillow and drawing the revolver announced that he would kill her on the spot. He replaced the gun without carry ing - out his threat and when a few minutes later he started towards her with a hostile attitude, she grabbed the revolver andsplacing It against his back, fired one shot. . '; -' There were no witnesses to the shooting .' although the Rnfflnos - four children,. whose ages', range, from 11 years, to one year, were In an adjoln ing room. ,- Mrs. Enffloo ran out' of the house following" the shooting and appeared at poEce headquarters where she ask ed that her husband be arrested for beating her In- the meantime, Che police had heard of the shooting and the, womanrwaw placed under arrest and informed that her husband was dead.- "She took . the -i announcement calmly and made no comment other than to say that it was a. case of" his nie or ners. - The - Ruff inoe are natives of Sicily and came-' to this country nine years ago. They lived in , New York stajte for five years and then moved to .this city. Besides the four children who lived with them, they -have a child who is living with .Kufflno's mother in" Sicily. ' - 20 TJD 25 YEARS FOR ASSAULT Oil GIRL OF THIRTEEN Judge Tells : Negro , fr to Thank Heaven He Lived in North. - : . : Hartford, March 5 "I sentence you to hot less than 20 years and not more than 25 years .in state prison and you may thank Heaven you live in r, more or Jess temperate zone,- said Judge William Case in the superior criminal court today in passing sentence . on Everett Brown, colored, 28 years of age, who was found guilty by a jury after, thirteen "minutes deliberation ot the charge of criminal assault. His victim is Mary Staukiewicz, who was- 14 years old on January 12 and who will become- a mother in about three months. ..''" In his argument, State's Attorney Hugh i M Alcorn said that the ' fact that Brown lived north of the ;Mason and Dixon line was the reason he 'had a trial and Judge Case cautioned the stite's attorney not to continue fur ther, on that line. "Have you anything to say?" in quired the judge of Brown. "Now is your opportunity. It will be a good long time before you have another." "I am innocent," was the muttered reply. . ' - . - - RANK CASHIER OF GREENWICH U1DER ARREST FOR THEFT William Ferris Charged With Embezzlement of $1,500 From Institute Greenwich, Conn., March 5 Wil liam L. Ferris," for a quarter of a cen tury in charge of the books of the Greenwich Savings Bank as cashier and bookkeeper, was arrested at the bank today charged with embezzle ment of $1,500 of the bank's funds. ONfe JUROR ILL BUT VERDICT IS RENDERED Because of the illness of Juror John M. Burr -of Monroe, it was necessary today to proceed with only 11 jurors in the suit of the C. AChristenson Co. of Minneapolis against Benjamin Blear of this city. The depleted jury re turned a verdict in favor of the Chria tenson Oo. for $433. The action was brought to recover payment for f lour said to have (been ordered by the de fendant. " CHAUFFEUR THOUGHT ROGERS. SAFE AND THREW ON POWER Driver of Death Car Tells His Version of Fatality to v Coroner Phelan ' Several Witnesses Testify That Driver Brought Car - to Slow Speed 'progress of . the - 'investigation by Coroner John 3 Phelan into the death cf Charles -Rogers was favorable to Frank Derby, driver of : the Whiting Manuiteuoturing company's automobile, today, for it was asserted by witnesses that - the chauffeur had ' used eveap availabie Trwa.TWt to prevent the fatal ity 'of Tuesday evening. ,. - : Coroner Phelan with ' witnesses ' to day" carefully went over the ground in person ae is his usual custom. He learned, that it was 7:10 p. m. when the fiaaiitiy occurred and that Derby bad 'turned1 into Park avenue from Haraover street, and was driving north near' the middle of the car traeks on Park avenue ' with the Blue . Ribbon garage, Fairfield anrenue, as his des timaition. . ' .- , t It was eadd by. the driver and sup ported by the testimony of a witness. Timothy EX J. Murphy, of 154 Clinton avenue, who -crossed Just ahead Of the machine, that as he n eared, the south east corner of Park avenue and State street, his oar was traveling at a rate 'hot exceeding 20 .miles per hour and probably nearer . 15 miles. - Murphy . rtde: a motorcycle and- was considered a good Judge of -speed. ' ' According to Derby and two boys, Isidore Chaiken, 40 iState street, and tMJorrfis XtockOwatz, 759 State street, as tne wnatmg car crossed, tne mtersect ing tracks : Derby blew his horn, and as he approached Rogers, who- stood between the tracks , in Parte avenue. about 20 feet north of the State street . crossing, .Derby blew hs; horn inerfs tenuyana slowed upwn almost ts a compe1teijst6p- and" ranso etowly-tbat the boys could. . easily wallr abreast of the mtachine-," . ,,-: L , . . . Sogers was facing ' the wiest to he either,- lurched , or" stumbled and? fell directly itn front ' of the ' forward left muids ' guard - of the mtajchiine which struck, hint ' in: the left side. - Derby testified that the instant before -strtk jingRgers he believed Xtogers intend ed, wadkiTig away from the path of the oar and he had again thrown on his power, wttih .the result that Rogers fell beneath the iwheel and was run over before the machine was stopped. Some - contradiction in blief has been disclosed by ; Detective , George Fox, .who secured the witnesses in the case, as to the matter of am approach ing car from Brookflfcawn. Dertov is of the 'belief that the ' car had already rounded the curve as ." Rogers . was struck, while the two boys who were crossing State street diagonally to wards the lrug store believe it was still 60 feet distant from Rogers' who might have easily crossed 'In front of it. Coroner Phelan betfore closing the inquest will secure', the testimony of the motonman. . . Information has ' been conveyed to the coroner that the empty flask Rog ers had may be accounted for In the fact that he collected such flasks for sale. It has not been ascertained defi nitely in which direction- Rogers - at- ' tempted to go or' Why he stood so far above the crossing. ''.' i STRATFORD CHURCH FILLED AT FUNERAL OF MR. CORNWALL Many File Past Bier for Farewell 'View of Fa " miliar Features : The obsequies of Rev. Nathaniel Ellsworth -Connrwall, ' for . : nearly 22 years rector of . Christ church, Strat ford; were held, this afternoon In the historic Stratford edifice, "withv an at tendance that filled the church to overflowing. Rt. Rev. Chaumcey B. Brewster, D. D., bishop of the diocese of Connecti cut, pontificated, assisted by Rev, Al exander , Hamilton of "Woodbury, Rev. E. B. 'Sniff en of Stratford, and Rev. Allen EJ. Bee man, archdeacon, of Fair field, ' Following a brief prayer " service at the rectory, the remains were borne to the church. . The bearers were se lected ifrom the wardens and vestry men of the church, Walter Wilcoxson, John E. Holmes, George H. Booth, Charles F. Judson, Gilbert Y. Edwards and A. DeForest Wheeler. The' casket of black broadcloth was imbedded in banks of floral tributes. The body of the venerable pastor, was robed in black oassock, white surplice, and white stole. Mianj of the parish ioners as well as other fellow towns men filed past the bier. . Rev. Mr. Hamilton opened the ser vices at 2:30. After he had read the first three sentences, Rev. Mr. Snlffen read the Psalm. Archdeacon Beeman read the leeoon, and Bishop Brewster recited .the creed and invoked the blessing. The choir sang two hymns. Following the dismissal of the con gregation, a guard of honor, selected from the congregation, remained be side the coffin, which will Me In the church until tomorrow morning, when the remains will be taken to Wood lawn cemetery, StamXbrd, for toter-aetnt. NATIONAL HONOR ACCEPTANCE OF VIEWS HELD- RY FNRI AN!! -ANli PM7FRS mm m h m w mat m Washington, March 5 Immediate repeal of the clause in the Panama canal bill which exempts American shipping from payment of tolls for passage through thecanal was urged upon the members of both Houses of by President Wilson in person. on the fact, as claimed by Great Britain and the other powers of Europe and the world, that the clause contravened the word ing of the Hay-Pauncefote, treaty and was against the national honor and reputation for generosity of the United States. In sustaining his request, the President said: '.'I, ask this of you in support of the foreign policy of the administration. ; I shall not know how to deal with matters of even greater delicacy and nearer consequence if you do not grant it to me in ungrudging measure." "' The whole speech, the shortest the president has yet deliv ered, containing but 420vWords, Repeal Qf Exemption Clause Necessary For Nation's Honor v '"Gentlemen of the Congress: "I have come to you upon ait errand uliich can be very briefly performed but I beg that you will not measure its importance by the number of sentences in which I state it. No communication I have addressed" to the Conjfress carries with it graver" or more far-reaching implication-? to the interest of the country and I come now to speak ipoh a matter with regard to which I am charged in peculiar deffree ; by the constitution itself, with personal .... " --' - -J i- " "v ' - - r . " . " --" - ' . "I have come to ask for the repeal of that provision of the Panama Canal act of August 24, 1912, which exempts vessels engaged in the coastwise trade of the United States from payment of tolls and to urge upon you the justice, wisdom; and the large policy of such a repeal with the sit - most earnestness of which I am capable, f- MISTAKEN ECONOMIC POLICY ' "In my own judgment," very fully oonsidered and ma turely formed, that exemption constitutes a mistaken econ omic policy from every point of view and is, moreover, in plain contravention of the treaty with Great Britain con cerning the canal concluded on November 18, 1901. 'But I have not come to you to urge my personal i views. I have come to state to you a" fact and a situation. - Whatever may be our own differences of opinion con ' cerning this much debated measure, its meaning is not de- bated outside the United States. Everywhere else the lan guage of the treaty is given but one interpretation and that interpretation precludes the exemption I am asking you , to repeal. ' v - . ' , " ' ' V "We consented to that treaty; its language we accept ed, if we did not originate it; and we are too big, too pow erful, too self-respecting a nation to interpret with too strained or refined a reading -of words of our own promises just because we have power enough' to give us leave to , read them as "we please. v; '''y ;i: DEMANDS FULL CONFIDENCE ' "The large thing to do is the only thing we can afford to do, a voluntary withdrawal from a position every where questioned and misunderstood. We ought to reverse'our action without raising the-question whether we were right or wrong and so once more deserve our reputation for generosity and the redemption of every obligation with , out quibble or hesitation. V ' "I ask this of you in support of the foreign policy of 'the administration. , I shall not 'know how to deal with ' matters of even greater delicacy and nearer consequence if you do not grant it to me in ungrudging measure." The1 Panama tolls question for nearly two. years.: Diplomatic correspondence between' Great Britain and the United Slates found the question unsettled when President Taf t left office. ' . , Except 'for an assurance to James Bryce, then British am bassador, when he left, the United States a year ago, that thr; question would be taken up in the regular session of Congress, President Wilson has never directed any official communication to England on the tolls question. The President recently told callers he had neveV discussed the matter formally or informally with the British Ambassador here, Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, because he believed the obligation on the part of the United States to repeal the exemption clause was' one. which this government itself should realize without outside influence or pressure. ' ' Administration leaders in both House and Senate have as sured the P resident that, with the delivery of a message by liim showing that national circumstances had arisen since the measure was last debated, the President's suggestion for repeal would be met with prompt action. Of 74,000 locomotives Inspected last year by the Interstate commerce com mission, more than 48,000 were found defective. DEMANDS m m s nr & a c m m& m Vs m m mm m 'w- Congress in joint session today The request was based, he said is given herewith. has been a subject of disput Students of Hopkins academy. 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