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Unmeasured Denunciation of New England Lines Manage
ment and Recommendations of Commission Laid Before
senate Committee Many Suggestions in Accord
ance With President Wilson's Trust Legisla
tion Program Department of
Justice to Act.
Proceedings to Begin Promptly Unless Railroad Officials Re
verse Attitude and Accept Terms of Peaceful Disorgan
ization Criminal Acts in Violation of Federal
Statutes to Be Considered New York District
Attorney Promises Quick Action.
Washington July 14 With its un
; measured denunciation of the ' mal
administration ' of New Haven finan
cinl affairs and "'criminal negligence"
of directors, the interstate commerce
commission's sensational report on
Its investigation of the New England
railroad line-, was today before the
senate committee working to frame
legislation for control of railroad fi
nancing, interlocking directorates and
other subjects concerned in the !n
. vestlgation. Administration support-
r ers declared that many of the rec
ommendations of the committee
agreed perfectly with portions of
President Wilson's tnnt legislation
The next ptcp in New Haven af
fairs, however, was expected from the
department of justice Apart from
alleged violations of law over which
Attorney McReynolds has said the
federal statutes have no control, the
department was concerned chiefly In
the commission's findings that all
the acts characterized as "corrupt
and unlawful' were for the purpose of
setting up a monopoly in violation of
the federal statutes The depart
ment of justice has taken that view
in its dissolution suit against the
New Haven system which probably
will be filed within the next few days
unless the railroad officials reverse
their attitude and accept the term9
! of peaceful dissolution
The possibility of any criminal rets
being in violation of federal laws was
being considered by the department,
but that phase of the case is apart
from the dissolution proceedings.
Whitman to Act Quick.
District Attorney Whitman reach
ed bis office shortly after 11 o'clock
and issued this statement:
"When these papers (relative to
the New Haven) reach this office
they will be closely scrutinized and
if we have any reason to believe that
any crime of any kind has been com
mitted by any person connected with
the New Haven railroad or its man
agement in this county, an indict
ment will follow, no matter who the
person may be "
Certified copies of testimony and
exhibits of evidence gathered by the
commission s examiners were on their
way by registered mail today to dls
. trlct attorneys in various jurisdic
tions in New" York. Connecticut and
Rhode Island in which New Haven
transactions were carried out.
The testimon and exhibits relate
to euch acts as the committee has
) characterized as unlawful, but on
-which state officers. If any, must act.
New Haven affairs were brought
up in the senate during a "prosper
lty debate' between Senator Gallin
ger, Republican and Senator Thomas,
Democrat The Republican senator
rtad a clipping telling of the dis
charge of shop hands in Wilmington.
Del. and Democratic senator retorted
that his colleague might be more so
llcitous of those who had suffered in
New Haven operations as disclosed
in the interstate commerce commis-
. sion s report.
Senator Thomas quoted from the
late J Pierpont Morgan s will, the
word in which the dead financier
committed "my soul to the hands of
my maker."
"That will Is a fitting companion
riece to the commission's report,
concluded Mr. Thomas.
Imprisonment and Fine Im
posed for Receiving Stolen
Tokio. Japan. July 14. Andrew M
Pooley. an English journalist was to
day sentenced to two years imprison
ment and a fine of $100 on a charge
I of receiving stolen documents in con
nection with the recent Japan naval
scandals, involving officers in the re
ceipt of illicit commissions for influ
encing the allotment of contracts
Pooley received the document
from Carl Richter. an employe of a
German armament firm who had sto
len them, and was alleged to have
used them for blackmailing purposes
The other prisoners also were con
victed todav in the same case.
Herrmann, the Tokio representative
of the German armament firm being
sentenced to one year In jail, and
George Blundell also connected with
IKngli6h journalism, to ten months im
prisonment The sentences on these
two men were, however, suspended
1" for three years.
Past Year Eventful, Trying,
Fruitful and Splendidly
Withstood Test.
Currency Measure Praised
Trust Program Being Sanely
and Effectively Carried
Milwaukee, Wis., Juh 14 A vigor
ous defense of the administration of
President Wilson, a severe arraign
ment of the Republican administra
tion of Wisconsin and a plea of a
party harmony characterized the
speech of Calvin Stewart of Kenosha,
temporary chairman of the. confer
ence of Wisconsin Democrats here to
day. Referring to the national adminis
tration, he 6aid in part.
'But little more than one year has
passed, eventful year, trying year,
fruitful year, but time enough to try
out the temper and metal of this ad
ministration And how splendidly
has it withstood every test Nearl
every plank of our platform has been
splendidly redeemed, aye. redeemed
in the letter and spirit in which it
was written The tariff has been
.revised and substantially reduced and
already the business of the countr
is being adjusted to the change and
confidence has not been shaken. On
the contrary confidence in the ad
ministration haB been increased and
on every side only words of com
mendation are heard"
The speaker touched on the federal
income tax saying, "Capital is best
able to pay taxes on itself "
The new currency measures was
On the subject of trusts he said
that "sanely and effectively the ad
ministration is prosecuting its inves
tigation of the operations of the trust
magnates of the country, gathering
its evidence with which to prove its
The president's stand on the Mexi
can situation and the Panama canal
tolls measure came in for high
Portland, Maine, July 14 The
steamer Governor Dingley, while leav
ing the harbor todny, was in collision
with the torpedo boat Rodgera, which
arrived last night with a detachment
of naval militia aboard.
The Governor Dingley was appar
cntl little damaged. As she contin
ued on her way to Boston, the Rod
gers came up the harbor and an
chored. The steamer struck the torpedo
boot a glancing blow on her portside.
loosening a plate of the naal vessel
and causing her to leak considerably
The Governor Dingley apparently in
tended to pass the Rodger? on the
portside and so signalled. Her cap
tain later reported by wireless that
the Rodgers crossed the Dlngley's
bow out that he was able to stop in
time to avoid a serious collision. He
said that he fouled the Rodgers but
no damage was done to his essel
Met at noon
Debate was resumed on the trust
Met at noon
, resolution to continue last year's
appropriations until new ones can
be provided was introduced but de
layed by Republican Leader Mann.
Debate was resumed on the confer
ence report on the legislative bills.
Bills fixing penalties for violation
of the railroad hours of civic law
and to extend federal protection of
locomotives were introduced by the
interstate commerce committee.
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Miss Elizabeth Carman and Edward T. Bardes testifying at coroner's in
quest in Bailey murder case.
Evacuations, Occupations,
Armistices and Exchanges
of Prisoners Reported.
Constitutionalists and Federals
ait Lower California Ports
Join Forces.
On Board U S S. California. Ma
zatlan. Mexico. July 13. by wireless to
San Diego, Cal ., July 14 - The consti
tutionalists are sweeping the Pacific
coast of Mexico. Evacuations, occu
pations, armistices and the exchange
of prisoners are everywhere reported
to Rear Admiral Howard, command
ing the American Pacific fleet, and
the indications are that within a
week the federals will be in posses
sion of only Mazatlan and Salina
Cruz, among the important garrisoned
i seaports
Santa Rosalia, a mining port on .he
I outer coast of Lower California, the j
federals and constitutionalists held a
conference yesterda at which it was
decided to bury the hatchet and make
joint cause with Carranza. The
some procedure is expected to take
place at La Paz. another Lower Call
fornla port. while at Guaymas. the
most important point on the Gulf of
California, an armistice has been
agreed on to expire at midnight, Julv
In the nirantlmp four l.irp-n mpr-i
chant vessels of the Navlera (Mexi j
can line) are loading rapidly and it
is expected that all federal troops
will be out of Guaymas within the
next few days Negotiations for the
exchange of prisoners began with the
signing of the armistice.
Gomez in Charge.
Colonel Gomez of the Zapatista for
CM, it is reported, has taken charge
Id the name of the constitutionalists
of Acapulco, once a port of call for
the Spantsh galleons from the Philip
pines General Salido, the federal
commander there, has been hard
pressed of late, and the last refugees
reported that he had been forced to
make daily levies of cash and rations
to support his Bmall garrison
Both federal and constitutionalist
generals at Guavraas expressed pro
fuse thanks to the American com
mander there for his assistance in
negotiating the armistice. Admiral
Howard's policy of strict neutrality
won the confidence of both contest
ing parties.
The destroyers Whipple. Truxtun
and Paul Jones left today for the
Mare Island Navy yard, via San Die
go, to be overhauled.
London. July 14 The attorney gen
I eral declared today there was no evi
dence before him to Justify the crim
inal prosecution of Sir Thomas Llpton
in connection with the recent can
teen scandals for which several army
officers and employes of Llpton, Llm
ited. were convicted on charges of ac
cepting or giving bribes to influonce
contracts. At the annual meeting o:
Lipton, Limited, today, Sir Thomas
was attacked by a number of share
Sir Thomas in a speech said nobod
could attempt to justify the acts ol
the men who had been implicated in
the canteen scandal? and nobody de
plored them more than he did. He
declared such steps had been taken
as would effectually prevent a recur
rence of the scandals.
The meeting concluded with a round
of hearty cheers and the expression
of wishes lor the success of Sham
rock IV. in its a't.-mpt to bring back
the America's cup England .
Los Angeles, Buffalo and Salt
Lake Leading in Race for
Elks' 1915 Reunion.
Denver, Colo., July 14 Seattle to
day practically lost its contest for the
1915 reunion of the Beneolent and
Protective Order of Elks when the
grand lodge overwhelmingly voted to
meet the week of July 12, thereby re
jecting a proposal to meet in the
Washington city the week of July 4.
'The proposal was made that the
Elks reunion might not conflict with
ttu gathering of Shrlners scheduled
for Seattle the week of July 12.
Thereupon began a lively contest
for the Elks' 1915 meeting with Los
Angeles, Buffalo and Salt Lake City
apparent! leading.
Charge of Misuse of Official
Letter Paper in Mine Pro
motion Is Withdrawn.
Washington, July 14. Exoueration
of John S. Williams, comptroller ot
the currency and of all senators con
cerned in the charge of misuse of
official letter paper for promotion
of a North Carolina gold mine is con
tained in the findings of an inves
tigating committee which today com
pleted ts report.
The report holds that senators who
bought stock in the mine did so as
individuals and made no use of their
official positions In promoting it.
Washington. July 14. The gunboat
Sacramento is steaming across the
Gulf of Mexico today for Guantanamo.
She left Puerto Mexico last night
Rear Admiral Badger also reported
that the transport Hancock with three
hundred marines was under orders to
sail today for the same destination
to await developments in the revolu
tions in the Dominican republic and
Washington July 14 Reports
from Consular Agent Carothers Bay
Carranza has moved his provisional
capital to Monterey from Saltillo.
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That the testimony of Edward T.
Bardea, who swore at the coroner's
inquest in the Long Island "mystery
hand" case that he saw a blonde
woman go to the window of Dr. Car
man's office on the evening of the
Bailey murder, fire a shot and then
walk around the house and disap
pear, is insufficient to convict Mrs.
Carman is the belief of District At
torney Smith, who has the case in
charge. One of the most interesting
witnesses at the inquest was Eliza
beth Carman, ten-year-old daughter
of the accused woman.
Passes Third Reading in House
of Lords and Is Sent to
I Unionist Leader Warns Gov
ernment of Need of Avert
ing Civil War in Ireland.
London, July 14 The house of!
lords today passed the third reading
of the bill amending the home rule
bill ;.nd sent it across to the house
of commons for consideration.
In its closing stage in the upper
house, the Marquis of Crewe, the Lib
eral leader, took part in the debate
on the bill and indirectly promised
that the attainment of an agreement
111 regard to the elimination of the
I time limit by which the counties of
1 Ulster were allowed to ote on the
question of their exclusion for a pe
riod of six years from the operation
of the home rule bill, would not prove
difficult. Ho said, however that the
area of the portion of Ireland to be
excluded had been so greatly enlarged
by the Unionists that it would be a
vexed and critical question. The
Unionists, he argued, had failed to
explain how they proposed to meet
the inevitable objections to exclu
sion of the Roman Catholic counties
of Ulster and their friends elsewhere
in Ireland
The marquis concluded by asking
for the exorcise of their patience and
forbearance and firmly hoping for a
successful solution
The marquis of Lansdowne, the Un
ionist leader, reiterated that nothing
short of the Unionist amendments
j could avert the immediate peril that
1 was threatening. He said this was
his explanation of the demand for the
total exclusion of the province of
Ulster and he complained that the
government had given the Unionists
no assistance whatever in the task of
averting civil war.
At the suggestion of the marquis of
Crewe, the bill was read a third time
without a vote being taken
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Force of Laborers Await Word
From Huerta Before Start
ing Work on Vera
Cruz Gap.
Vera Cruz, July 14. Army and
navy officers who journeyed to the
gap in the railway line today In the
belief lhat General Hnerta was a pas
senger on the morning train were dls
appointed A force of laborers is at the Mexi
can side of the gap ready to repair
it, but actual work awaits specific or
ders from the capital It is assumed
that the order will be received before j
night Colonel Izunza. Mexican com
mandei at the gap, said he bellevr-d
the delay was occasioned by an en
dcavor to get an agreement from the
Americans not to use the gap, when
repaired, for military purposes. Up
j bad no official information to that
I effect, however.
Fifty-five Thousand Engineers and Firemen Issue Ultimatum H
in Wage Dispute Involving Ninety-eight Railroads West H
of Chicago Counting of Strike Referendum Votes H
Completed Ninety Per Cent of Men H
Vote to Strike.
Next Move Is Up to Roads May Be Appeal to Federal De-
partment of Labor for Arbitration Virtually AH Lines
in Canada West of Fort William, Except Canadian H
Grand Trunk Pacific, Also Affected. H
Chicago, July 14 Representatives
of 55 000 engineers and firemen on
western railroads today declared that
they would not. accept arbitration of
their wage difference, under the Erd
man act. but would continue negotia
tions with their employers.
It was also announced that the
firemen and engineers had voted al
most unanimously in favor of a strike
should their requests be refused by
the railroads
It was announced by V. S. Carter
for the employes that che vote of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
was 97 per cent in favor of a strike
and that the vote of the Brotherhood
of Locomotn e Firemen and En
gineers was 95.6 rer cent in favor of
a strike.
Chicago, July 14. An ultimatum in
the wage dispute between 55.000 en
gineers and firemen of the ninety
eight railroads west of Chicago and
their employers was presented today
to the management of the roads. A
gigantic strike which will tie up 148,
000 miles of road is imminent unless
an agreement Is reached, according to
the union officials
The ultimatum, it was announced,
contained the statement that 90 per
cent of the men had voted to strike
unless their demands were acceded
lo. Counting of the strike referen
dum ballots have just been complc-;
ted. The next move is up to the
roads. It may take the form of an
appeal to the federal department of
labor for arbitration.
Virtually all lines west of Chicago,
the Illinois Central and lines in Can
ada wen of Fort William, except the
Canadian Trunk Pacific are affected.
Warren S. Stone, grand chief engi
neer of the Brotherhood of Locomo
tive Engineers and W. S. Carter, pres
ident of the Brotherhood of Locomo
tive Firemen and Englnemen met the
geneial manager's committee of the
railroads today. A W. Trenholm,
general manager of the Chicago, St
Paul. Minneapolis and Omaha rail
waj, chairman of the manager's com
mittee and other members of the
committee were present.
Federal Arbitration Declined.
The announcement that federal ar
bitration would be declined, came af
ter a meeting attended by the con
ference committee of the general
managers of the railroads and repre
sentatives of the employes.
The railroad managers were In
formed by W S. Stone, head of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive En
gineers, and W. S Carter, president
of the Brotherhood of Locomotiw
Firemen and Enginemen, of the re
sult of the strike vote.
Different phases of the differences
between the men and the railroads
were discussed before the conference
adjourned A Joint committee of the
two organizations of employes will
discuss the sliuatlon thla afternoon
and It is expected that there will be
a further conference with the general
managers' committee tomorrow.
Railroads Fall to Keep Word.
Refusal to accept federal arbltra
tlon was based by the Brotherhood
on the contention that the railroads
would not be bound by the result of
such arbitration On this point 3n
official statement given out by Car
ter reads.
"On the supposition that the fed
eral board of arbitration and concilia
tion will propose arbitration as direct
ed by the present federal law, the en
ginemen will necessarily reject any
proposition to arbitrate, because in all
recent arbitrations, railroads have re
pudiated arbitration awards and have
not been bound thereby.'
Principal Requests Made.
Some of the principal requests made
bv the employes of the roads were:
Increases In the rates of pay of en
gineers and firemen in all classes of
service. ,
That the number of hours alter
nlnch overtime will be paid in freight
service be reduced from 10 to S
hours and in passenger service from
10 to 5 hours.
That overtime be raised to a basis
of time and a half in freight service
and double time in passenger serv
ice. . . ,
That engineers and firemen be paid
an arbltrarv 30 minutes preparatory
lime for each trip Instead of comput
ing service continuously from actual
time of reporting for duty
That allowance be made for term
iual davs iu addition to payment for
the miles or the hours of the trip.
That the differentials paid for run
Ding Mallet engines be increased.
That the differentials between local
and through freight service be In
creased. That two firemen be einploved on
large coal burning engines regardless
of the character or length of the run,
the tonnage hauled or the work re
quired of the firemen
According to the conference com
mittee of managers representing the
railroads, compliance with the re-
quests of the employes would in- IH
crease the payrolls of the roads more
than $33,000,000, 0r approximately 50 fl
per cent. iH
The request of the employes covers
a general revision of the rules gov-
ernlng compensation, 91
The negotiations continued nearly
three months prior to June 1 when 'H
the conferences were suspended pend- IB
ing the taking of the vote of the em- 'IKk
ployes on the strike. Vfl
A. W. Trenholm, general manager 11
of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis H&
& Omaha railway, chairman of the
conference committee of the railway HN
managers, said that the next move
in the negotiations was up to the em
ployes He said the managers' com-
mittee would await a formal state- MB
merit of the present requests of the flBI
employes and official notification of IHffi
the strike vote. Snap
He declined to discuss the announc- Bp
i ed refusal of the employes to accep
possible federal arbitration and said WW
that no definite time had been set fR Inf
another conference. jKBB
j Grand Exalted Ruler Reports
on Liquor Question Num- I
ber of Clubs May Be M
! Denver, July 14. Politics shot
through the divisions of the twenty- f
eighth annual national reunion of the
; Benevolent and Protective Order of I
Elks end the golden jubilee of the jP
giand lodge today i
The fiftieth session of the grand w
lodge began its three-day secret see- I
sion. I
Among other things it will consider f.
charges made by Grand Exalted Ruler U
Edward Leach in his annua! report f;
upon a tendency of some lodges to
develop the social "or club" feature p
of a lodge to the extent, in prohlbi- i
tion localities, that they have become It ,
acbtorfuges for selling liquor. f
It is stated that the grand lodge f
also may legislate to restrict the con- t
struction of clubs and homes of sub- C
ordinate- lodges to the financial abil- S
lty of the lodges to the end that the g
standard of membership of the order P
be maintained, a recommendation in
the annual report of the grand exalt- 1
ed ruler. .
five thousand child delinquents j.'
have come under the guardianship of p
three hundred and eight thousand and '
eighty-three Elks in 901 lodgas in j
forty cipht states and four posses
sions. Guam, Alaska, Hawaii and ".:
Porto Rico, since the Rochester inau-
tiurtion of the Elks big brother move g
ment in 1013. An appropriation of F
$10,000 to continue their work, the 1
! publication of a periodical upon the
movement and the Incorporation of-
the big brother committee into the f
mittee in a report to the grand lodge.
grand lodge is urged by that com-
The diversions of the day be.saii
with a parade composed of the
massed bands of visit'n,- lodges in thft fc
j morning. Entertainment at local
pr.rks w:as provided for the afternoon
J and evening
Philadelphia. Pa.. July 14 The ar-
mored cruiser Brookhn which took
a prominent part iu the operations off jp
Cuba in the Spanish-American war. I
left the Philadelphia nay yards to- :
day for Boston where the old fighter fc
will become a recening ship.
It is the first time in seven years k.
that the BrookKn has put to sea, hnv-
ing been laid up at the uavy yard E
here since her return from the James- A
town fair In 1SW7. L
Washlnfiton July 14 Roosting high f
on a ledge In a senate gallery cor- .
ridor todav a screech owl peacefully g -
snoozed while the senate was iu ses-
sion. Through an open door the fc
strange visitor was in plain view of i
Vice President Marshall.
The bird showed no interest in th if
anti-truust legislation or the Intro- I
duction of bills and resolutions, cut ,
Just kept on snoozing. H

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