The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, January 14, 1910, Image 1
TI1K WEATIIKK: On Friday cloudy weather will prevail, preceded by snow and rain, and on Saturday partly cloudy. .'K'jvs,:,j'K,jiCjCtf,j'jCj,jv,,iC fc Wayne County Organ of the J REPUBLICAN PARTY Scm!-Weekly Founded tt k 1908 k vi Weekly Founded, 1844 5 67th YEAR. HONE SD ALE, WAYNE CO., PA., FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 1910. NO. 4 She Ctfaett SOARS 5J40 FEET Paulhan Breaks Height Rec ord at Los Angeles. SPECK AGAINST THE SKY. Frenchman Rises So High Specta tors Almost Lose Sight of Him Until He Returns to the Earth. Los Angeles, Cnl.. Jan. 13.-Clrcllng In a special over nvlatton field, IaiuIs raullmn In n Farmnn biplane mounted C.140 feet Into the nlr, breaking nil al titude records for heavier than nlr machines. Pnulhan's nscent was one of the most spectacular aviation feats ever witnessed and brought the crowd of 40,000 persons to Its feet, waiting breathlessly ns the big machine lost lis outlines, became n mere bit of black against the clear sky and was again seen In a long perilous sweep ns the aviator descended, swooping to the west and reversing his course when within 500 feet of the earth. With not a wisp of cloud In the sky, Paulhan rose in the brilliant sun shine to a point where he could look over the snowy sky line of the Sierras to the west. A slight breeze from the cast which had been stirring earlier lulled just before his ascent, and he remarked to Mrs. I'aulhan Just before starting the machine, "It is now or never." "Von will bring down the record," was her reply. Mrs. Paulhan, who had watched her husband's night with sobs and emo tion, broke into tears as the machine swept to the earth and Paulhan fell into her units. As lie climbed from the machine the little Frenchman was j near), c. Unlisted and walked unstead-1 "iyl Ids .jjwitb Tlrs. Pnjilhar-siip-1 porting him. The crowd, which had been cheering frantically, was fought back by the regular and special police, members of the local aviation committee and aero-, nauts from a dozen different states seeking to break through the ropes to j carry their congratulations to the little Frenchman. Glenn II. Curtiss, the American nvl- ator, who broke the speed record for i the course by circling the mile and a j proposed a budget so advanced in its half in 2 minutes 13 3-5 seconds, an-1 methods of raising revenues by pine nouneed his determination to surpass ing a large share of the burden upon Paulhan's height performance. TO SETTLE FAMOUS CASE. Government May Give Up Suit Against Union Pacific. Washington, Jan. 13. Attorney Gen eral Wlckersham, Frank B. Kellogg, the government's "trust buster," and C. A. Severance, Mr. Kellogg's law partner, are holding daily conferences with the idea of the possible abandon ment of the suit brought by the gov ernment to dissolve the Union Pacific Southeru Pacific merger. Mr. Sever ance was sent for following the con ference between President Tuft, At-1 torney General Wlckersham, Mr. Kei-1 logg, It. S. Lovett, president of the Harrlman system, and Maxwell Hvarts and former Senator John C. Spooner, legal representatives of that system, :it the White House Monday night. Mr. Severance was called to Wash ington because he has been interested on the government side of the case and has more knowledge of it prob ably than any man In the government service. There will be other confer ences between Mr. Kellogg and Mr. Wickersliam In the near future, and the railroad men will return to Wash ington for further hearings. TWO BROKERS SUSPENDED. Blamed by Stock Exchange Gottrnors For Rock Island's Rise and Fall. v . V..J- i. mm , I f," ,,o?.J;ribe,K0vern,",; committee of the Stock Kxchango aft er a long and animated discussion dis posed of the Rock islund scandal by suspending Brokers H. B. Chaplu and F. D. Countlss for sixty and thirty days respectively. They are blamed for the recent ma nipulation of Bock Islund, whereby tho stock was mndo to rise 30 points within half au hour, collapsing Imme diately. Chupin is a cousin of J. Ogden Ar mour, and Countlss Is president of tho Chicago Stock Exchange. The firm Is probably the most prominent broker age house in Chicago and one of the most prominent In this city. The flur ry In Hock Islund occurred Dec. 27. Packey Wants to Fight Abroad. Now York, Jan. 13. Fuckcy McFar land. the Chicago lightweight, sailed for England on tho steamer Adriatic for the expressed purpooe of meeting Freddie Welsh, the British lightweight chaiunlon HURDERS A UTILE LAD. Two Six-year-olds Shot In New York Without Causo. New York, Jnn. 13. Six-year-old Ar thur Shlbloy ran to his home at 434 West One Hundred and Sixty-fourth street nnd told his mother that he had been shot without warning by n "big dark man." "The man shot Bobble I.omns, too," snld Arthur, "but Hobble couldn't run, nnd I left him over there In the park." Bobbie Lomas, also six years old, who lived on the same floor with the Shlblcy boy, was Inter found dead. Ho had been killed by two bullets thnt had pilfered bis back nnd passed out of his chest. Hut nobody thought of looking for Bobbie right nwny. They were busy looking after Arthur, whose abdomen had been penetrated by a bullet that emerged from his back. Ho has n fighting chance for his life. The police began a vigorous senrch for the man who shot the two little boys. UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE. Promised to Britons by Liberals if They Win Election. London, .Tan. 13. A big scheme of unemployment insurance will be the work of the new Liberal government If returned to power. Winston Silen cer Churchill, president of the board of trade, outlined the scheme In the course of n sjieech at Glasgow when he addressed two huge meetings. The Liberal government when In power provided old age pensions and WINSTON CHURCHILL. the rich and the owners of the laud that it was rejected by the house of lords. The present campaign resulted, and home rule for Ireland has been promised. The climax was capped by the announcement of the most advanc ed of all Its policies, an insurance for the unemployed. Mr. Churchill announced that the details of tlu scheme had already been worked out by the board of trade and said that if the people granted the money the house of commons would pass a compulsory and contributory unemployment Insurance bill, which would deal with the affairs of upwiird of 2,2."),(XH) adult workers, skilled and unskilled alike, HOPE TO SAVE THE BABIES. Doctors Report Discovery of Nature of Infantile Paralysis. New York, Jan. 13. Experiments on monkeys in the laboratories of tho Rockefeller institute, It was learned, have shown that infantile paralysis, which was epidemic In this city lust full, Is an Infectious disease of the spinal cord. A report to that effect Is lielng prepared. What has boen accomplished under the direction of Dr. Simon Flexncr, dl- I rector of the Rockefeller Institute, will I doubtless revolutionize the treatment I of the disease. Until now Its nature 1 has been ulmost u complete riddle to j scientists. For tills reason Its sporadic ouiureuus 111 miiuua l'un.- in mu iir Htecd world have gone practically un outbreaks In various parts of tho civ- checked. Last year its ruvuges In this city broke nil records. More then 2,000 Infants were ntlllcted. Physicians who learned of tho re sult of the experiments nt the Rocke feller Institute spoko enthusiastically on the subject. HONOR FOR VAN DYKE. Princeton Professor and Poet Elected to Royal Literary Society, Princeton, N, J., Jnn. 13. Dr. Henry Van Dyke, the well known poet, hold er of the Murray professorship In English literuturo In Princeton uni versity, received word today of his unanimous election as honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom, au honor en Joyed at present by only oue other American Joseph II, Choate, former United States ambassador to Great Britain. $ mmw 17 federal Jury to Indict Su gar Trust Official. DENIAL BY THE COMPANY. "No Reason to Believe Director or Officer Had Knowledge of Wrongdoing," Says Report. New York, Jan. 13. The federal grand jury here Is expected to hand down in a few days an indictment against an executive ofllccr of the American Sugar Iteflulng company, tho sugar trust, for participation in the undcrweigiiing frauds that cost the United States treasury millions of dol lars. The news comes out almost simul taneously with a deniaj by the direct ors of the trust that any executive of ficer or director had any knowledge of or participated in the fraudulent un derwelghlng. The denial was made in the annual report read to tho stock holders at tlie annual mcctiug in the J .lersey City olilces of the company. uere is mo way ic was wortieu: "No attempt whatever has been made to shield any one, and your board has no reason to believe nnd docs not bolievo that any executive of ficer or director of this company had any knowledge of or participation In this fraudulent undcrweigiiing." Wliile the government's special coun sel could not extract from Keiioo, Boyle. Coy Its and Hennessey, the checkers who each gifcn year in pris on for minor parts in the conspiracy, the information leading to the man hb-hor up. ii Is no particular secret around the federal building that two other former employees of the trust, lirlttpn and McCray, who had to be iflelfed hero from a long distance, sup plied the missing details. liritton and McCray swore before Commissioner ! Shields to such Important statements i tli.it Hie fraud investigation look on lnew life. They knew something about the way money was passed down the line. Twenty stockholders of the Ameri can Sugar Rcliiiiug company, holding proxies for (150.000 shares of stock out of 900,000. met in the Jersey City of fices of the company at AVashlngton ind Essex sireels to hear the report read. After tho reading was finished resolution was adopted approving the present manasemeiil of the com pany. Along; Willi the denial that any ofll ccr or director had been mixed up in the crookedness was the statement that the directors did not believe that (here was anything illegal In the wrecking of the Pennsylvania Sugar Refining company, for which live of the directors of t lie trust were In dicted for conspiracy in restraint of trade. The report denies flint tho company has a monopoly of the sugar business nnd that it gets much protection from the tariff on sugar. President Thorans and the other exccuflve officers of the company were re-elected by the di rectors. CANADA TO BUILD NAVY. Intends to Construct Eleven Ships, An nounces Premier Laurier. Ottawa, Jan. 13.-Sir Wilfrid Lau rier announced in parliament that II was the Intention of the government to adopt a larger naval program, In- volviug the construction of eleven i ships. The premier added thut the es timated cost of the eleven vessels would be 2,338,000, and If they were constructed In Canada there would be an extra cost of 22 per cent. It was the Intention of the govern ment to begin construction nt once and build lu Canada If possible. He said thnt there would be four cruisers of the Bristol type, one of tho Boadl tea type and six destroyers. The net also provides for a naval college along lines similar to tho Do minion Military college at Kingston. Out. CHINA WILL NOT AGREE. Treaties With Russia and Japan In Way of Knox's Plan, Shanghai, Jan. 13. Na Tung, the senior president of the wnl-wu-pu, ot Chinese foreigu board. In an olllclal communication to tho Russian and Japanese ministers states that the Chi nese government will not agree to tho proposal of United States Secretary of Stato Knox for the neutralization of the railroads in Manchuria. The reasons given by Na Tung are that China Is unable to agree to the proposal owing to her treaties with Russia and Japan and the dllllculty In raising the necessary funds. I LULL IN WASHINGTON. Warfare Between Regular and Insur gent Republicans Rests. Washington, Jan. 13. There was something or a lull In the ruction be tween' tho regular nnd Insurgent Re publicans of the house. The Insur gents did not look particularly cheer ful, however, and It was reported pret ty generally that Representative Nor rls of Nebrnsku. a leading insurgent, had received a letter from President Taft which gave cold comfort to all members of the Republican party who are now outside the breastworks. It Is understood the letter deals wl(h the attitude of the administra tion toward those Republicans of the house who make the claim thnt they arc friendly to the administration, but determined to fight Cannon nnd Cunuonism forever and ever. On motion of Representative Dalzcll of Pennsylvania the house of repre sentatives unanimously agreed to non concur in the senate amendments to the Balllngcr-I'Inchot investigation resolution nnd to nsk for n conference. Later the sennte and house sent the joint resolution to a conference com mittee of the two houses. The senate conferees are Senator Nelson of Minnesota, Senator Clarke of Wyoming nnd Senator McEncry of liilsiumi. The house conferees are Representatives Dalzcll of Pennsylva nia, Smith of Iowa and Fitzgerald of New York. Before adjournment It was agreed luforinall that when the senate ad journs today it will lie until Monday. BILL AGAINST WHITE SLAVERY! Measure Aimed at Illicit Business Passed by House of Representatives. Washington. Jan. 13.- The Howell white slave bill, reported as a substi tute for two bills by Representative Rennet of New York and one by Rep resentative Sahath on the same sub ject, was passed by the house. Fa vorable action was taken also by the house on the Bonnet 1)111 for the relief of clerks of courts having to do with naturalization cases designed to re lieve Ihe congestion with respect to fhe naturalization of aliens. TMe approved white slave bill differs from fhe .Maun bill, which will soon b" brought before the house, in that It iiu-ludes immoral men in its prohib itory provisions and strcugf liens laws affecting the detention and deportation of undesirable aliens. While Mr. Mann spoke somewhat sarcastically of the Howell bill when some members of the immigration and naturalization committee, from which It was report ed, asserted that It was modeled on ills own proposition, lie admitted that the measure, did not conflict in any material particular with his own bill. With respect to the naturalization bill Mr. Rennet said It would aeconi plish what congress had Intended to accomplish in the law of 189.1, but I which was rendered inoperative by u ruling of the comptroller of the treas ury, from which there was no appeal. He thought It would have ImmedlaU effect In relieving congestion in courts where there was considerable pres sure, as It provided adequate meas ures for the relief of clerks of courts. MORE NICARAGUAN BLOODSHED Big Battle Expected Between Forces of Madriz and Estrada. Bluefleids, Jan. 13. Another battle is Imminent In the interior of Nicura gua. Estrada's nnny Is lined up at Acoynpa against the Madriz forces, who are again under command of General Vasquez. Thu provisional forces surprised Vasquez, and there were two engagements. General Cha morro, commanding the Estrada army, reports victories in both lights. They occurred at Las Verdus, ten miles tubs side of Acoyapa. Rumor of Insurgent Victory. Sim .1 u.-ii i del Sin-, Nicaragua, Jau 13. Rumors reached here of a battle at Acoynpa, In which the government forces were defeated by the lnsur geutst No details of the fighting were obtainable. BIG FIRE IN GRAND RAPIDS, Loss Put at a Million Dollars Business Section Imperiled. Grand Rapids, Mich,, Jan. 13. Fire which threatened the whole business part of the city caused u loss of oven $1,000,000. The lire started from defective wir- Ing In the stock rooms of the Young & Chaffee fur store. Fire Chief Lemoln summoned help from nearby cities. SPECIAL MESSAGE TOMORROW. Congress to Hear Mr. Taft's Views on Conservation. Washington, Jan. 13. Announcement was made that President Taft has completed his special conservation message and thut It will go to con gress Friday. In this message the president wUI suggest Borne practical consc 'atlon measures formulated by Secretary of the Interior Bollinger, on p oors too! Henry 5. Graves of Yale Made Chief Forester, A. F. POTTER HIS ASSOCIATE New Head of Tree Service Has Had Many Years of Experience In Work Assistant Is a Western Man. Washington, Jan. 13. Ileury 8. Ginvcs, appointed chief forester in place of Glfford Plnchot, removed by the president, is director of the Vale Forest school and was for two years assistant chief of the old division of forestry under Mr. Plnchot. Albert F. Potter of Arizona, assistant for ester, will bo appointed associate for ester. Mr. Graves will take up his new duties on Feb. 1, and Mr. Potter will continue In charge meantime. The appointment of Mr. Graves came with surprising quickness. F,ver since the dismissal of Mr. Plnchot last week miles In outlying districts and pro botli the president and Secretary WI1-1 vldes that a speed In excess of thirty sou have been represented as being miles In country districts is prima deeply concerned over the selection of ! facie evidence of negligence. All tines a suitable man. Captain Seth Bullock, I are to go to the highway commission u,,1,C(l s,"s '" f"r s,,,lu Dil" Cop right by Harris & Ewlng. ALBERT F. POTTER. kota, and Mr. Potter were mentioned .... . .... "M'ton. was sain to lie uesirous oi tauiug uis lime in determining his choice. Just a few minutes after Mr. Potter called at the White House with Sec - retary Wilson, however, Mr. Graves came hurrying Into the White House olilces. At the conclusion of the con - fereM.-n l.elween tlio president. Kecre- tnry Wilson and Mr. 1'otter Mr. Wil son admitted that there was some chance that the head of the Yule school might bo selected. In the formal announcement from the White House Inter it was stated that Mr. Graves has been director of Y'nlc Forest school since 1800, He was graduated from that university In 1SK2 and wns trained in forestry lu tills country and by European study. He wns connected with the reeonnolssance forest survey of the Black Hills In 1897. The White House statement snys that Mr. Potter, who is to re the new associate forester, is n western man, a native of California; that tie has been connected with the forestry de partment for eight or nine years and that lie is "well acquainted with west ern conditions and thoroughly Inform ed with regard to nil the policies nnd practices of the forest service." MURPHY LETTER MYSTERY. Solved by Remembrance of Stranger's Actions In Mount Clemens. Mount Clemens, Mich., Jnn. 13, Tho Murphy-Hearst letters which stirred New York politicians were received hero by Murphy and lorn up after ho had read them. Investigation among the employees of Murphy's hotel shows that lu No vember last, while Murphy was at the hotel, a stranger made Inquiries us to wliut disposition was made of the waste paper from the guests' rooms. It is now said that tho stranger gain ed access to the placo where this pa per was dumped and put the frag ments of the Murphy letters together. Thrice Married at Twenty-four. Wllkesbarre, Pa., Jan. 13. Twice a widow and only twenty-four years old, Mrs. Lucy Lewsky appeared In tho marriage license court with Joseph Klvltsky. Th?y got the license and were married. AUTO BILLS INTE' 3 ALBANY Three Regulating Us a Machines In troduced In th 5 .embly. Albany, N. Y., JaiiniT. Automobile legislation got a spurt in the assembly. Three bills, nil seeking to remedy ex isting evils, were introduced. Assem blyman Charles A. Dana of New York, who was an assistant district attorney under Mr. Jerome, believes he hns the best Idea. Assemblyman Callnn of Co lumbia proposes to have the legisla ture consider the Massachusetts meth od of governing autos and chauffeurs by taxing them according to their horsepower, with a maximum of $25. Assemblyman Joseph of New York gets near Police Commissioner Bak er's idea of automobile signs by pro posing to have nil signs attached to automobiles Illuminated by a white light. Tills would give tho police a chance to catch the number of speedy autos when they whiz through tho dark. Mr. Dana's bill requires that nil operators of automobiles must pass an examination for chauffeur before se curing a license; that n license fee ol $10 must be paid for a car less than thirty horsepower and $20 for a car over thirty horsepower, the revenue to be turned over to the state highway commission for the Improvement of roads. Tho bill provides for new speed regulations of fifteen miles in built up portions of cities, twenty-five Z1 JilLblllim!,8 11 and provides for the cancellation of the chauffeur's license after his fourth conviction for violation of the speed limit law. All persons learning to operate automobiles are required to have experienced chauffeurs nt their side. Committee appointments were mndtt in the senate mid assembly. WHO GETS THE HIGH PRICES ! Middlemen,. Says Ohio .Governor; Wholesalers Blame tho Farmer. Cincinnati, Jan. 13. The produce hoard of' tl Cincinnati chamber of commerce Is angry at Governor Hnr I moil for his assertions that the mid I dleinen are to blame for higher prices 1 in foodstuffs, and an invitation will be sent to the investigating committee of the general assembly asking them to come here and see what prices have to bo paid by the merchants to the farmers. The board met and expressed strong sentiments of disapproval at tho gov ernor's message. The document was read to the general assembly nnd con tained, among other tilings, this state . meat, "Tills belief Is apparently justi fied by the enormous differences bc- til,. ,iilrnj ntitd , nit. - 1 ,hose I,altl ''-v consumers to the dealers j from Iwlll" ttw directly receive their 1 SPI' les-"... Tins puts me illume on tue mtuuic- ! ' ltM1- prouuee men say ! t,lat ""thing has ever been more gross- i misstated. The message goes on to say that the whole matter Is in tho hands of tho general assembly nnd that the governor desires It to take much action as will place the matter squarely before the people and con gress. Local dealers say that no com bination exists and that thu farmer is buying automobiles with what he reaps from high prices. MISS DE JAN0N HOME TODAY. She and Waiter Cohen Expected to Reach Philadelphia This Evening. Philadelphia, Jau. 13,-Robertu De Janou and Ferdinand Cohen, with whom she eloped, are on their way here from Chicago in charge of De tectives Emanuel and Scanlon of Phil adelphia. They are due here this even ing. Miss De Jiuiou has u stateroom to herself. The waiter was put In a sec tion with the detectives. Tho Philadelphia detectives quarrel ed wltli Inspector Wheeler Just before boarding the train in Chicago. Tho Phlladelphlaus were angry because the inspector bad permitted Miss De Janou to go lo a theater. They thought she ought to have been kept in n cell. Inspector Wheeler said Miss De Janon was not charged with crime, and he thought she was entitled to a Utile consideration. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. Closing Stock Quotations. Money on cull today was 4V4 per cent; time money and mercantile paper un changed in rates. Closing prices of stocks were: Amal. Copper... SCli Norf. & West... 97 AtchlBon H9H Northwestern ..l(X U. &O 117H Penn. R. It. 1U Brooklyn It. T.. 77H Heading Ntt Chea. & Ohio.... S3 Rock Island HSi C. ,C..C.&St.L. 79H St. Paul I51i D. & II 179 Southern l'ac.lUW, Erie...., 3Si Southern Ily..,. Sttt Gen. Electric... I675i South. By. pf... 71 111. Central 1V Sugar Uflt Int. -Met U Texas Paclflo.., 34H Louis. & Nash..mVi Union Paclflo. ..156S Manhattan 1J7 U. S. Steel 8SK. Missouri I'ac..,. CSV! U. S. Steel pf...li N. Y, Central 1UH West Union 75V4.