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ALBUÜÜEKÜUB Ü
OÜKNA
TWENTY-SEVENTH YEAR
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1905.
Ily Carrier, (lite a -Month MlfE C rtTQ
Ky Mall, $5.00 Y oat 1 J VCil 13
DIPLOMATIC
RELATIONS
RESUMED
Russian aod Japanese Offi
cials Meet in Washington.
BRIEF EXCHANGE BETWEEN
BARON ROSEN ANO TAKAUIRA
VON BULOW PREPARINGP
SPRING NEW COMBINATION
The Latest Photogragh of John D. Rockefeller in His New Wig Taken .
FREE RENT
FOR FAMILY
, uí M'CALL
Sons Occupied Flafs Owned
by New York Life.
MEANWHILE INVESTMENT EARNED
ONE-HALF OF ONE PER CENT
Durmg His Love Feast With the Cleveland Business Men Last 'Week
t
Russia Now About to Send Eighteen
Hundred Japanese Home in Re
turn for Her 64,000
Prisoners.
Washington. Oct. 4. Diplomatic re
lations between Russia und Japan
were resumed at the state department
for a short time today while fiaron
Kosen, the Uussl in ambassador and
Mr. Takahlra, the Japanese minister,
discussed Hie form of ratification of
their respective countries. The call
wag made by appointment at the re
quest of Takahlra, who desired to see
'the Russian form of ratification. Ac
cordingly, .Secretary Root sent for Mr.
Smith, chief of the diplomatic bureiiu
of the state department, who brought
to the diplomatic room n copy of the
Russian extradition treaty which gave
Mr. Takahlra the Information he de
sired. Hb.e envoys remained for a few min
utes in conversation with Secretary
Root without further exchanges. They
bowed pleasantly as they parted out
side the diplomatic room.
It would seem certain from this that
the ratifications of the peace treaty
are to be exchanged at Washington.
n.vriricATims or1 thf.aty win
HE i:.CIIAN(;i,l IX W.VSIIIM.TON
Washington, Oct. 4. Ratification'
of the treaty of Portsmouth will be ex
changed at Washington between Ha
rón Rosen, the Russian ambassador,
and Mr. Takahlra, the Japanese am
bassador, as soon as these importan)
documents are received. In Si. Peters
burg and Tokio. ThA ratifications
will contain the French and Knglish
texts of the treaty.
tThe approval of the treaty by the
privy council at Tokio in effect ratiliof
the convention and it Is exported thai
the formality of the emperor's slgna
'ture will follow shortly. As the treity
becomes effective as soon as ratified
the exchange .of ratlflriitinns Is only a
int davain,e iiu no rnn;y if ex
change aa (soon as the- emveror's signa
ture 'Is affixed, ss the formal ratifica
tion ran be prepared and delivered "at
the legation here. It Is not believed
that the Russian ratification will be
long delayed.
Kt'SSIA AND JAPAN' MilllH
it K.f.'ii.-iAui'. ok cm sum. is
St. Petersburg, Oct. 4. Russia to
day agreed to the Japanese proposi
tion to exchange prisoner of war
whereby 18B8 Japanese prisoners In
Russia will be delivered at some point
on the western frontier of Russia and
64,000 Russians' will be delivered at
the ports of Kobe, Nugasti and Yoko
hama, whence they ill be conveyed
to Vlodivostock In ted Russian trans
ports now Interned ay Shanghai and
Saigon and two or three other ships
which are being sent from Odessa.
CROWE ADMíT DUEL
WITH OMAHA POLICE
MICH lirXTEl) KinXAI'PEK SAYS
HE WENT TO IH'TTK ITHPOSE
I.Y TO Kl'ltHKXDEIt.
Tlutte. Mont.. Oct. 4. Pat Crowe to
day admitted that he was In Omiha
fix weeks ago uaid that he engaged in
a pistol duel with the police, during
which an officer was shot, lie says
the police fired 16 shots at him before
he replied, and that he opened fire to
save his own life. He says his sole ob
ject In coming out here was to surren
der, believing that he had better give
himself up at a distance from home
so that In yielding to extradition he
might make terms favorable to him
self with the Nebraska authorities. He
denies absolutely the alleged confes
sion, published In Itutta this morning,
and refutes the statement that he said
that young Cudahy plotted with him
to extort money from Cudahy, senior
Say the Hoy Was Willing.
Butte, Mont. Oct. 4. An Interview
with Pat Crowe published here indi
cates that his defense, if brought to
trial for kidnapping Eddie Cudahy,
will be that the boy was willing to
participate In the fluir, and that no
force was used to keep him from
home.
IViijt Crowe' Story.
Omaha, Oct. 4. The alleged con
fession of Put Crowe, of kidnapping
Eddie Cudahy five years ago, In
which he Implicates the hoy In the
conspiracy to extort $25.0(10 from thf
bey's father. Edward Cudahy, receives
little credence here. Eddie Cudahy
denied the story emphatically.
Edward A. Cfidahy. father of the
abducted boy. said today the state
ment attributed to Crowe fra certain
ty unlrue and was at variance with
his previous statements In letters to
him.
BANK OFFICIAL
KILLS HIMSELF
IL1.NISH AM) FORCE KKTIHK-
KK TO M'KIDE.
San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 4. Samuel
Heaver, for many years the paying
teller of the Rank of California, shot
and killed himself this afiernoon at
hi rooms on Grant avenue.
Reaver had been III for n long time
and was placed on the retired 1st of
the. bank on account of his sickness
This Is supposed to be the cause of his
committing suicide. He was one of
the best known men In- local tlnantlul
tírelos, " Heaver was 6J years of uge..
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BERNHABD VON BUICWj
CHANCELLOR OF THE OEEXAH EKPlEK.
r&c txx sura
KING-EMPEROR HAS
NOT YET GIVEN UP
CHERISHED PLAN
francis-Josepli Adheres to
Original Scheme.
WILD SCEMSIN LOWER HOUSE
OF AUSTRIAN PARLIAMENT
Vienna. Octo. 4. General liaron
Fcjervary, the Hungarian premier,
han another interview with the klng
empcror today, but it is believed his
majesty has not yet reached a decision
regarding thu ministerial program.
Riot lu the Austrian House.
Vienni, Oct. 4.--A disorderly , scenu
occurred In the lower house of par
liament tod.iy. resulting in the .suspen
sion of the sitting amid a general up
roar. While D.uon von Sternberg was
speaking -luring the debate on the
government's declara) ion of policy, he
was continually and badgerly Inter
rupted by lr. Wolff, the pan-German
leader. Von Sternburg appealed to
Or. Wolff to desist, but the latter per
sistcd. Finally von Sternberg lost bis
temper and threw a water glass at Dr.
Wolff, striking him on the chest. A
grett uproar followed and the presi
dent of the. house called von .Stern
berg to order. The German members
're-not i nc.l w!Oi thin- ineoKurv
md vocli -rated a 'demand thai von
Sternberg apologize. This the baron
refused to do and the president belli';
unable to restore order, declared the
-Itting suspended. The uproar con
tinued until von Sternberg left the
home.
TEN NEWQStS -
lN PENSACOLA
YE1J-OW FEVEK HEPOKTH SHOW
JUSEASE TO HE WANING
KAriDLY.
Pensacola, Fla., Oct. 4. The offi
cial yellow fever report for today is
is follows:
New cases, 10.
Total to date, 185.
Deaths, 1.
Total, 32. .
Cases discharged, "2,
I'nder treatment. 81.
The New Orleans Kcort.
New Orleans, Iji., Oct. 4. The yel
low fever report to 6 p. in.:
New cases, 22.
Total to date, 3.091.
Deaths. A. , ,
Total. 400.
New foci. 6. 1
I'nder treatment-, 191.
Discharged, 2,500.
JERRY SIMPSON'S
DAYS ARE NUMBERED
hokweiIj.M.w den i i :n to vis.
ITOHS AND DEATH IMtF.DICTED
SOON.
Wichita. Kas., Oct. i. Ex-Congressman
Jerry Simpson, who is ill In the
St. Francis hospital In this city, is not
Improved.
Dr. Mlnnlck, the attending physi
cian, said tonight that the blood ven
al f vtemllnir from the neart in the
chest are enlarged ami It Is only a
question of time until death will re
sult. No visitors are allowed in the. sick
room.
says iibeTtyTs
dead in cuba
GOMEZ OIX'LAHKS CONDITIONS
WOHSE THAN EVEIt t'NDEH
SPANISH Itl EE. .
New York. Oct. 4. "Liberty Is dead
In Cuba and the condition of a IT n Irs
there Is worsu than It ever was under
Span'sh rule, even In the most fero
cious periods of Spanish government.
Financial ruin facesthe people If things
continue ns they are, and the nation
will le converted Into one of heredi
tary rule."
This declaration was made by Gen
eral Jose Miguel Gome, governor of
the province of Santa Clara, and can
didate of the liberal party for the
presidency of Cuba, wlio arrlfred from
Havana yesterday. He said the gov
ernment assassinates liberals. Jails are
filled with political prisoners, with no
hope of Justice, public funds are used
for political purpose and the sanitary
condition Is a disgrace. General- Ho
me (ontends the United States should
Intervene to secure an honest election.
Palma Says Not True.
Havana, iu-t. 4. "You know very
well these things are not true," said
President Palma today, wheti shown
the statement made by General Gome.
In New York yerday.
NEWJLLIANCES
Forecasts Tarly Combination
With France and Kussia.
MIGHTY GAHE HAS BEGUN
ON OLD WORLD CHESS BOUD
Paris, Oct. 4. Chancellories here
and throughout Europe are t.iklng the
keenest Interest in the possible and
even probable formation of a new Eu
ropean 'alliance consequent upon the
termination of the eastern war and
the conclusion of a closer Anglo-Japanese
alliance. This has advanced
beyond discussion in the newspapers,
and has already reached the stage oi
discreet diplomatic soundings.
The various proposed realignments
of European powers are divided into
three main movements, first, the Brit
ish Inclination toward an accord with
Russia; second, a German-Hut-shin
movement for an alliance offsetting
the Anglo-Japanese alliance; and
third, Itusso-German overtures to in
duce France to Join the latter group
ing.
Ureat Britain s desire for an ap
proachment with Hussia has brought
about the distinct diplomatic sugges
tion that Great Britain is ready to
give fuller recognition to itussia's
privileged position in southern Turkey
notably at Constantinople and along
tho Hosphorus. Russia's ambitions in
that direction have heretofore encoun
tered strong opposition In England
The view In French official quarters is
distinctly favorable to an Anglo-Kus
slan reapproachmcnt. It was one of
the protects of M. Dclca.sse when
foreign minister, to hive King Ed
ward visit Emperor Nicholas as u
means for furthering the reconcilia
tion of Russia and Great lirltain.
Since the retirement of M. Delcasse
this project has been in abeyance, but
the officials continue laborable to an
Anglo-RiiKsian entente.
Concerning the proposed German
Russian agreement strong elements In
both countries favor an accord as a
counterpoise to tho Anglo-Japanese al
liance. The Temps tonight prints an
au' lui l.u' ntT,ea r HV Pri-c e 'n
flueiov, the German imperial chan
cellor at Haden-Hadcn. openly advo
cating a German-Russian reapproach
uient. The prince says:
"it Is natural and traditional that
we should have the best relations with
Russia. Why should Franco take um
brage? We do not take umbrage, be
cause of the Fianco-Uussl ill alliance
A system of pacific alliances would
assure tho equilibrium of Europe. The
Franco-Italian reapproai hrnent hns
not an anti-German char-icter, nor
should a Russo-German reapproach
mcnt have an anti-French character."
In connection with French partici
pation in a Itusso-German r-ap-proachment
It can be definitely st ited
that France, before considering a new
alignment of the powers, Intends to
await the final determination of the
controversy with regard to Morocco
in which country Germany tlrst Inter
rupted the French program.
Afterward France might consider
German overtures, but until Morocco's
future Is assured French bonds of
sympathy will continue with Ku-fe'i.i
and Great Rrltaln.
DECLINES)' ALLOW
POLICE INSPECTION
WESTERN I N ION REU SES TO
AI.EOW SESPE4TED WIRES 'IX)
HE WATCHED.
New York. Oct. 4. The Western
I'll Inn Telegraph company today re
futed to grant unrestricted Inspection
of its wires by the New York police In
places where the police might suspect
that these wires were In use for llleg
gal purpose. Police Commissioner
McAdoo recently sent to tho Western
Unlun a request that the Bompany is
sue credentials to policemen who were
to be selected by the commissioner In
order that they might gain entry to
suspected places for the purpose of
securing evidence.
The New York Telephone company,
to which a similar request was made
by McAdoo, replied that it was not at
present In a position to give u. definite
answer,
BRYAN PAID TAX
OUTOF HIS FEES
MAKES I P DIFFERENCES IN THE
IIEOIT.STS OF I ATE PIIIM) S.
DENNETT.
New York. Oct. 4. Statement
showing how trust funds were distrib
uted In accordance wlih the provisions
of the will of the late Phllo S. Ileimell
by William, J. ISryan and bis wife.
Mary Halrd Itryan. acting as trustees
were filed today In the probate court.
nenii'Mt left 110, 00 to he distrlou-
ted among the pupils of twenty-llv
colleges as prizes for the best essay.s
'H'cusslns (be principles of free gov
ernment. Two additional funds ot
$10,000 were left to aid needy boys
und girls In securing education.
Mr. I!ryaii says In his report thai
the payment' of the succession and
transfer tax occasion the loss of MT3
out of each fund of $10,000, but thai
he has made this amount good by pay.
ing $1,419 out of his fees as executor
of the estate.
Gayuor und Gmn Sui-roiKlcml.
Montreal, Oct. 4. The warrant of
surrender for Colonel . Gaynor and
Captain Greene was signed today by
the attorney general at Quebec.
promptly malb'd to Sheriff Thlbau
deau. and should reach him early to
morrow mornlng. ,
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IN THia' "WQEJLD".y o S & V S ' . '& XV
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NICHOLSON MADE YX
VICE-PRESIDENT f V mL'p0:
OF THE SANTA FE . ,p S X : i
Passenger Traffic Manager
Gets Morton's Job.
HAS COM IP f RO W 05: CURE
POSITION AS A RATE CIBK
lilcujjo, Oct. I. tieorgo T. Mclml
scin. passenger tranic inonaKi i' of the
Atchison, ToM'Ka. A Sanfn I'c lias Ih-cii
anpolntcd second hr president ami
will lulu- cliarge or the Ji-clgbt and
imsscnKcr trafile of the road. This Is
the Ksl(i(iii foi-ncrly ' In hl by Paul
M''rl"U. - .- .
Mr. Nil hoNon is ebout 4!i year.-! old.
He begin wi'li till- Santa Ko atioiit 0
years ago as rate c lerk" in (lie general
passenger office at Topeka. Alter fill
ing the positinn of chief clrik, tie be
came anustant general .ars"nger
agent, then passoriRcr agent, xnd after
a year with the 'Krisi-o system, return
ed to the Santa Vo. as passenger traf
ilo manager.
ilEKltY" 111 U SI ATI .1) TO
;i:t nk iioi.sovs ri..ci:
Topeka, Kas., nt. 4. it is reponed
here that V. J. Itlack. Keneral passen
ger agent of the Atchison. TopeWa &
Santa le railroad. Is to be appointed
passenger traffic manager to succeed
tleorge T. Nicholson, who was today
appointed to the second vice presiden
cy of the road, ülack declines to talk
about the matter.
KNEI! l. AI DITOI! WHITE OEITS
seuvice or Tin: swta i i:
Toekj. Oct. 4. John I hi;e
general auditor of disbursements of
tlie Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fc rail
road, today resigned, effective October
IS. White has held hli position since
1 1 0 3 . A. I- Conrad, general freight
agent of the Pecos Valley lines of the
Santa Pe. with headquarters at Aina-
lllo, Texas, has been appointed gen
eral auditor of .dlshnrwueni t suc
ceed White. J V. White will go P
California to Engage In private busi
ness. ITALIAN STEAMER ON
DIAMOND SHOALS
(TITA DI PAI.EUMO KTItlKES OIT
CAPE IIATTEUAS IN TJIE
IAP.K.
Norfolk. Va., Oct. 1. Th" Italian
steamer Cltta Dl Palermo, hound fcr
New Orleans with l valu.ibl" caigo
from Italy, stranded on the Diamond
Shoals, one mile from the Cape'Hat
teras life saving station last night, and
wrecking tugs have gone to her assist
ance. The crew eie landed today
The wreck was due to a mistake hi
taking the Capé H meras lights lor
the Diamond Shoal lightship. . A
wrecking expedition III begin its f-fort-4
to float (he vessel tomorrow
morning with g"otl prospect or suc
cess. IIAVEMEYÍR HGURES
IN MINE EXPLOSION
pop" snor 1 1 p.ed wiiii. e si ;
Ail ma;nate w as seeing
THE nniTI.AND.
Colorado Springs). Colo., Oct. 4.
The reports circulated Ihxt II. ()
llavemyer, the Nugar magmi'e. and hi:'
daughter were in a dynamite explo
sion in the Portland mine, today arc
grossly exaggerated. President liv
ing Howbcrt jetys a "pop" shot oi
black powder us' d to round off ron;,ii
corners In tunnels was carelessly left
unguarded by workmen. A mn-ill Siiv
er hit W. B. Thomas, of Mn.ston. ivh'i
was with the parly, In the face. No
one else receivoH as much as n
scratch.
.Senator 'IVIIci'm Itroiher leul.
Denver, Colo., Ocl. 4. Wiiiaul Tel
ler, brother of I'piled States Senator
Henry M. Teller, and (i leading nn i.i
her of the bar of this city, died, tonlgr.l
of arterio-w leroWs. He was ,0 ea(
of age. w widely knoin ns an
authority on coi porallon und mining
law,
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"TVEJr YOUTi TliOUCiimi TO HIGHEL TI -HfiGS" '
R ATM BF ROCKEFELLER
THAN ANY SAINT ALIVE
Cliiinso. Oil. I. ! would rather Im .IoIiii I). Uockefcllcr today, divested
of l:is wcnllli. an 1 wilh Ids lovable pri-sonaUty, than any of the crew of saints
un I iniicrs !. o arc all. uMn lilin."
Ti c foregoing Is a limitation front an Interview published today from
Dr. D. K. Pearson, the Chicigo millionaire, nationally known as a phllalith'0
phlst. I)r. Pearson said the cry of "tainted money," a "unfair, not
American," and is "the irtllying cry o' socialists, drones und discontented
nn-nil crs of soi icly." Xr. ' Pearson recently received n letter from Mr.
liockofellor which i 'included ns follows: "Thank y in for your kind Words,
good friend. I apprei late llicm. 1,1 re- is .''hull and you and 1 have too much
to do in the', world I" be diverted from our purpose u try to make things
la tter. Let us keep right on and do our best in our way mid generation,
liejok ing in the beautiful sentiment expressed by our lamented Lincoln, "With
malice inward none and charily for all.'" t ,
SKINNING THE '
POLICYHOLDER
WAS THE CI 1 1 :i " ACCOMPLISH
MENT OK THE WEST El! X IN
DEMNITY P1UIDKNT.
Chicago. Oct. 4. Long sought In
vain by policy holders of the Western
Ufe. Indemnity company, thu contract
under hlch It has been proposed to
merge the Western Life Indemnity
company wilh the ."ecurlty life Annu
ity ( OiiiiKiny of Philadelphia, was read
in Judge Ki iilsaal's court today after
Attorney K. S. (Iregory h id termed the
proposed merger n "petty and con
temptible steal." the scheme of un
'insurance wrecker." Continuing At
torney Oregory silo:
"ThU whole cave Is a small chapter
in the history of the misuse of olher
peoples' money by a corporate 1nter
. The, courts hiV" shown too. gie il
a solicjiude o pn-voit enibarrusiiient
to men of h'g'.i finance w ho h ie abus
ed their trust, stripping polity boldei-s
and leaving tliem des'titi.te in their d
T'."
Attorney Mayer re.ul tlie contract
under which the ;,roiioseil merger w
to be effected. I'.y t'.e fertm the new
company would 'operate" In a sepa
rate clasH, (he policy holders beins
transferred. The new company wat :o
have the right to fi the rate of a-yess-ment.
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HEARST AND PARIÍIIURST
IN NEW YORK CAMPAIGN
New York. Ocl. 4. William itan
ilolph Hearst v as tumi 1 ts a,o la,.
for mayor at the Municipal O'.vueis-lii!'
mass meeting tonight In tirand Onli il
"alnce Hlid a cominltiee apliaitited hv
J. C. Phelps Stokes, who pieslded. will
select the remainder o the ticket.
Resolution deoouni ing lioth ihe oid
parties as being di.Tuinnted hv trust
in: tresis and declaring th it the e,i
ple of New York should ,t'oct oflbüals
lo oppose the corporal ions wi-i ad Hit
ed Will) much ch'lgruig, followed" the
reailiiiit of a letter from Dr. Creoles
i-.wkhurst In which he praised tin
it
DENVER BANKERS
OKI ICEliS OK DE I'I'NtT DENVEIt
SAVINGS HANK CIIAIK.I D WITH
LAI5CENY.
Denver, Colo.. Oct. 4. The grand
fary today bunded down n number of
iiMlleiinciiis. Ini hiding one against
Charles I!. W'lllley, former president of
(lie Denver Saving bank, now in the
h inds of a receiver. Mr. Wiltley was
not connected with, the bank when it
w as forced to close ,,s doors a bout -tw o
months ago, hut was president when
certain transaction appearing on tho
books of the bank are alleged to have
occurred.
Carlos Wood, who was cashier of
the Denver Havings bank when it quit
business, was also Indicted. He was ar
rested nd siibsenuently released on
bonds of J 1 0, 0 10. Wood Is at present
fin employe of the receiver of the
bank assisting In closing up the affair
of th-i bank. Doth Wood and W'lllley
are charged with larceny as bankers In
the indictments.
Itui'ii" Defeats Itapllsio.
Des Moines. Iowa. Oct. 4. Farmei
"urna of p,g ftoel-, Iowa, defeated
Cení-ge Iludiste of St. Louis. In a
wrestling match for the mlddb-weight
championship of America tonight.
Pipllsle look the llr.'-t fill In 2 min
utes and 31 seconds, liurns won the
in xt two.
urowhtg dcirmnd for government Inter
leieiii H to pi-iilecl the publlv from thfr
lyntnny of monopolista.
Hi arsi mu h.uie i with enthuslastli
applausi'. He denounceil the republi
can and democratic leaders.
immediately after Hearst's speech ii
man In the audience moved that the
speaker be nominated for mayor, and
the motion was seconded and carried
WHh enthusiasm.
After Chairman Stokes had an
pounced that be would appoint a cum
miltee to complete the ticket provided
Hearst Mcceiit ji the nomlnallou. the
nm'ir.'.nn nut Tinted.
Startling Revelations Follow in Quick
Succession on Return of the
Man With a Conscience
to the Stand.
New York, Oct. 4. That John R.
HeggemaiT, president of the Metropoli
tan Life Insurance company, borrowed
$50,000 from the New York Life In
sure company at one and one-half per
cent interest, a rate below the market
rate, was brought out In the Insu-ai ce
Investigation last week, but Presiden;
John A- McCall, of the New York Life,
tcstllled that he In turn had borrowed
175,000 from the Metropolitan at tha
same rate. This was In January, 1903;'
the loan was renewed in January,
1904, and ran until March, 190G, wh,en
the rate of Interest was advanced to
2 per cent, at which rate It la still
running.
McCall testified that ho was a dlrec
tor of the Metropolitan Life Insurance
company, but not a stockholder. The
fact of his being a director, McCall
continued, did not deter him from
nrocuring a loan at a low a rate ot
interest as possible when It was to his ,
interest to do ho.
Hamilton Checks I;.sapMar.
Somewlv.it of a sensation was caused
in the late hours of today's session ot
the legislative committee, which Is In
vestigating the methods of the life In
surance companies, when N. V. Town
er of Albany, was called to the stand
md disclaimed any knowledge of the
whereabouts of the cancelled cheeks
of John Andrew Hamilton, of Albany.
Towner testified that he waa associat
ed with Judge Hamilton In tho prac
tice of law In Albany. The Hamilton
iccount was again under Investigation
md Mr. McCall had been excused for
a few minutes while Mr. Towner to6k
the stand. ,
Towip.r ttfstittti , th.it hv ifd diftt'
pi-AiS . f'-r JU'l.te Hamilton, .but pot,
while the lattet was In Europe. Ih V
hud taken some cancelled checks from
the Albany Trust company early In
September and had thrown them Into?
t drawer In Judge Hamilton. desk.
He had ' bad no occasion to look at
them again until last week, when ho
received the subpoena to appear be
fore the committee. He wa asked to
bring these checks with him, but when
he looked for them -they were gone.
He had no knowledge, he declared, of ,
where they could have gone, or Who
could have tyken them. Pressed by
Mr. Hughes, he said almost anybody
nid access to the drawer in wnicn
they were placed.
MoCall. resuming. m asnea anoui
í deposit to the credit of Judge Ham
ilton of $Da,041 on September l,
liior..
Mr. McCall said the New York Lire
Insurance company had paid Mr.
Hamilton no money, but suggested
that part of It might have come from
the state comproller's office by reason
of an assignment of tax money which
would come to the Judge by reason ot
his securing the repeal of the tax law
which relieved the New York Lire
rrom the payment of taxes. Judge
Hamlllonvwas to have one-third of the
tmount that would rebate to the com
pany a sum of 272.OO0. netting Mr.
Hamilton about llio.ooo.
Another Interesting point was
Mought out by Mr. Hughe Just be
fore the committee adjourned for the
lav. Kdward Devlin, real "(state man
ager for the New York Life, wai again
ailed to continue his testimony of the
last week relative to the real estale-
values In his country and abroad.
Devlin had had to consult record and
he presented a number of transcript
if records.
It developed that the New York
Life had acquired by foreclosure an
ipurtment house In one of the most
leslrable residential sections of mis
city, and the cost, with Improvements
Jeemed necessary, was I203.05&. Tnn
net Income from thU property was
found to be .23 per rent on the In
vestment. Among the Imnromeni
was the throwing of two apartmeuia
into one of nine room with two 1! .
Theie were rented for $1,600 h
ll.XOO a year.
It then developed that four of tha
tenants were the Immediate family of
President McCall. three non and
nn-ln-lw. Devlin wa asked who
'!xd the rental of thl property, nd
h'e said he discussed It with McCall.
McCall enlivened the day' proceed
ings further when he said that there
was no record on the book of the
New York Life Insurance company of
JlüO.flOO paid the republican national
nmmlttee for contribution for the
presidential campaign. While he had
no personal knowledge that the mon
was paid, ho assumed it was be-
cacse he had tout tne treasurer io
make these payments.
Karller In the day MeCiill, In detail
ing the general legislation work it
fudge Hamilton and the counsel he
employed, denied any knowledge of
the legislative pool which was disclos
ed In the examination of Alfred W.
Maine, auditor of the Equitable Ufe
Assurance society last week. McCall
on thl question made the startling as
sertion that three-quarter of the billa
afTectlng life Insurance companies
were In the nature of blackmail. "The
iftloer of the rómpanle were worried
it the beginning of each year," he
said, "by the proposal of law that
would hamper these companies, and
these officer really trembled St wtit
they would have to endure during tha
tlrt lx months "f each year."
While Hughes wa engaged In look
ing up some document Chairman
Armstrong took the opportunity to
ask McCall It he had ever given any
thought a to the feasibility of a,
standard policy that should be writ- -ten
by all coin pa mes. McCall ful

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