St. Louis Post-Dispatch from St. Louis, Missouri on January 25, 1916 · Page 3
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Tuesday, January 25, 1916
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TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 25, 1916. ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH TE ARTIST WINS $1 00 PRIZE FOR DESIGN OF FLAG FOR CITY FORMER SECRETARY OF NAVY MEYER IN LIVELY FIST FIGHT Yeaiman High Girl Wins University Scholarship Flag for St. Louis and Man Who Won a Prize for the Design , i DENY ANY INTENT CANT BE Adele Shea Honor Graduate; Edith Doyon an Arlington Grade Graduate at 11. OF TO PAY 3J.L0UIS POST-DISPATCH XAS BREWERIES DEACONESS HI MADE WRONG DONG H I I DAMAGES Agreement to Pay $286,000 and to Lose Charters Made to Avoid Litigation. TESTIMONY READ IN COURT Includes Alleged Request Sent by Wire to Adolphus Busch for $50,000. n.rHUK SPRINGS, Tex., Jan. U5. Through a mistake, the Associated Press In its story yesterday of the t rewery hearing before Judge William J'ierson, of the KIshth Judicial District, erroneously said that, among other charges against the defendants, was an allegation that they collected by assessments and donations funds at the rate if $1,200,000 a year for the last five years In order to promote anti-Prohibition legislation and combat county and other local option elections. The allegation as contained in the ftate's petition was that the defendants were members of the United States Iirewers' Association, which Is alleged t". have collected assessments and donations at the rate of ,1,200,000 a year to promote anti-prohibition legislation. A scree to Terms. With the exception of one defendant the Dallas Brewing Co. all the defendants in the ouster ault of the State of Texas against seven brewery companies operating In the State, came Into KIghth District Court here yesterday with an agreement, entered into with counsel for the State, wherein thev were willing to pay certain penalties and costs for the alleged violation of the State's anti-trust law." The Dallas Brewing Co. announced it would fight the case, taking it to '.he highest tribunal, should that become necessary. Trial of this case was set for Feb. 21. In an agreement between the six brew eries and Attorney-General B. V. Loon- ey, entered in court, the defendants agreed to pay in a lump penalties ag gregating 76,000, about $10,000 expenses incurred by the Attorney -General's de- partment and all court costs; also to forfeit their charter and reorganize and accept an Injunction restraining them from future violation of the anti-trust law. The State reserved the right, however, to introduce all the evidence it had Kathered against the defendants; while defendants reserved the right to take exceptions and offer objections. Final decision rests with the court. Heading of Evidence BeKun. Heading of this evidence was begun before Judge Plerson late In the day. It consisted of letters and of testimony tken in 1U13 before a special commissioner. The defense's objections were based on the plea that the actions alleged took place before the quo-warranto law of J:ti7 was enacted, and were therefore not illegal. Alleged agreements to raise money to combat prohibition, sentiment and legislation were read into the record. Also, a telegram was introduced which was declared to have been sent by Otto Wahriiiund, president of the San Antonio Brewing Association to Adolphus Hu.-ch, the St. Louis brewer, telling him that the association needed 150,000 at once to promote the "cause" and asKing Mr. Busch's aid. Objection la Made. Counsel for the defense offered objections to practically all evidence presented on the grounds of Irrelevancy. Most objections were overruled, however, by Judge Fierson, who stated it was not merely a question of Justifying any decision he might make on the agreement, but that the general public was to be considered. Counsel for tho defense objected particularly to evidence regarding amounts which the State alleged was paid out by the respective breweries for righting the prohibition legislation. The State succeeded in reading Into the record, however, figures said to have been taken from the ledgers of the companies which indicated that in 1905, tho various breweries paid out sums ranging $1300 to $16,000. The State contends that those sums were paid to the Texas Brewers' Association. Deny the CharKea. Counsel for the defense Issued a statement denying that In signing an agreement to settle the cases they had "pleaded guilty" to tha allegations of the plaintiffs petition. The statement aid that the defendants had not "pleaded guilty" to any of the charges HOW TO REDUCE YOUR WEIGHT A SIMPLE, SATE, RELIABLE vVAY Peopl who are over-burdened with uperf!uoui fat know only too wall the 3lcomfort and ridicule that over-stout PODl have to bear. If ou are carrying around five or tn 'pound of unhealthy fat you are un-neceiwarlly weakenin your vital organs nd r carrying a burden which destroy the beauty of your flrura. Thar I mo naed of anyone aufrerlnff from cuporCuoua fat. If you want to rci. weiarht In a aimpla. safa na reliable way. without starvation diet r tiresome exercise, spend a much tln, aa you can In the open air. breath l-'Dlr and set from any good druggist box of oil of koretn capsules; taka ona let each meal and on befor retiring t night. Weii! yourself one week o a to Know Jtint how fast vou are losing -weight n4 don't leav off th treatment or vn ship a single doe until you ar oHn to normal. Oil of koreln la absolutely harm!. Is to take, help detention and Is "ine,l to ronsiim the xceslv fatty tiMua bv Increnning th oxygen-carrvlnir Power of the blood. Kvcn few days' 'tnieiit should show a nadcrattle ream-lion In welrht. footstep become j'rlitcr, voiir work seem easier and "KhU-r and more buoyant footings take Wv"i-,.oii of your whole being. i Kvery teron who sutTere from auoer-! f Mua 't shoulrl give thie treat meut UhU. lucre t BwlbJtt battar. AiV. or allegations contained in the petition of the State, but have always denied them and still deny them. The statement adds, in part: "Because of the many Intricacies and technicalities of the anti-trust statutes, and the doubt and uncertainty as to the construction to be given many of them, and because of the enormous penalties, prescribed for the violation of those statutes, whether Cone willfully or innocently, which would amount to confiscation of the property of the defendants, should it be found that they had technically, even though unwillingly, violated those statutes, the defendants have been willing to pay a large amount to the Stafe, for the purpose of ending this litigation. "They- were willing to do this rather than undergo the expense of a long and tedious suit, and run the risk of an adverse finding that they had technically violated some of the provisions of the anti-trust statutes. They deny that they have been guilty of any intentional violation of the law." HCBO ONVEN TON HAS 12 DELEGATES, James Eads How Wires $9 to Get Two representatives Out of Jail. With 12 delegates accredited, the Brotherhood Welfare Association, of which James Eads How Is the head; onened its national convention at Twelfth and Walnut streets today. . Six of the delegates, who are proud 10 call themselves How's Hoboes, ' could not be here because they had been ar rested and put in jail on the way. Two of these were from : Philadelphia and two from New York. Brother How wired $9 to get the Philadelphians out of the Washington (Ind.) Jail, where they were held as vagrants. Ten dollars was sent to a Philadelphia lawyer to cover the cost of getting the New York delegates out of Norristown Pa., jail, but they will have to finish the journey to St. Louis the best way they can. In addition to the 12 delegates, there were about 40 other hoboes in the room which was formerly "Jim" Cronin's saloon, when How called the convention to order. Among those who dropped in was Harry H. Johanne3 of Baltimore, known at- "The Hobo Humanitarian," and the "Literary Hobo." He wants next year's convention held in Baltimore. The morning was consumed in examining the delegate's credentials. While this was being done a musical hobo played Tipperary and ragtime airs on a hobo piano. Among the subjects to be discussed at the three-day meeting are: The right to work, a shorter work day, right of transportation to and from work, abolition of vagrancy laws, labor legislation for hoboes, insurance against unemploy ment, disability and old age; and .equal industrial and political treatment of men and women. J.F. ANDERSON'S MOTHER-IN-LAW DROPS CHARGE AGAINST HIM At Mra. Madeline McCarty'n Heqnest Case Involving; Theft of Jewelry In Quashed. A nolle pros was entered today in Judge Fisher's court by Assistant Circuit Attorney McDaniel In the case of James F. Anderson, 22 years old, formerly of 4678 Page boulevard, who has been In Jail since Nov. 5, on a grand larceny charge, preferred by his mother-in-law, Mrs. Madeline McCarty of 1403 A Montclalr avenue, who complained that Anderson stole a diamond ring and a pair of earrings from her on or about Nov. 12. The Andersons lived with Mrs. McCarty. Mrs. McCarty averred he disappeared for 10 days. She said her diamonds disappeared at the same time. Later Anderson admitted having pawned the ring, she said. He returned the earrings. Mrs. McCarty appeared against her son-in-law at a preliminary hearing and contended she would prosecute him. A week ago she appeared before McDaniel and said her daughter had been urging her not to press the charge. Sh said Anderson had a previous good character and that she had decided not to prosecute. , ACCUSED OF ROBBING HOMES William Cameron, 21 years old. of 629 ... n..av. was arrested last night on a charge of having robbed the home of Lemm E. Wasson In Vlnita Park, St. Louis County, Dec 10. C......I M coins, wnicn naa men o scribed as part of the loot of the bu.- . fminl In his possession. He was Identified by a pawnbroker at Sev enth street ana rrannm. . man who had pawned some of Wa- -nverware. The police said Cam eron admitted rotblnj tbfl feouse, M DETAINED If ' jti$v$M n,,,,,,, M, , ' E. A. KROSDL. KANSAS CITY TAX RATE HIGHER THAN THAT IN ST. LOUIS Missouri River City Gets $3.18 on $100 Instead of $1.25 as Printed in Post-Dispatch. Comparative tax rates of St. Louis and KansaSvCity, published in Sunday'3 Post-Dispatch, although compiled from official sources, have been found to be erroneous and to the disadvantage of St. Louis. The St. Louis tax rate is $2.35 on the $100 valuation. The Kansas City rate was reported to be $1.25. a difference of $1.10 in favor of Kansas City. It has been found that the official report of Kansas City gave only the rate for city purposes and that the rate for State, county and school purposes, included In the St. Louis rate, were omitted from the Kansas City rate. The total tax rate of Kansas City is $3.18, or 83 cents higher than the St. Louis rate. The Kansas City rate is divided as follows: City purposes, $1.25; county,- 55 cents; State. 18 cents, and school, $1.20. The St. Louis rate divi sion is city 1.57, school 60 cents and State 18 cents. There is no separate tax for county purposes in St. Louis, as St. Louis Is in no county, and the city rate includes Bi;y cost to the city of offices which correspond to county offices in other parts of the State. GLASS HOT WATER BEFORE BREAKFAST A SPLENDID MBIT Open sluices of system each morning and wash away the poisonous, stagnant matter. Thnsrt nf na who are accustomed to feel dull and heavy when we arise; splitting neaaacne, stuiry from a cold, foul tongue, nasty breath, acid stomach, lame back, can, instead, both look and feel as fresh as a daisy always by washing thA and toxins from the body with phosphated hot water each morning. w h mi l.i drink before breakfast a glass of real hot water with a teaspoonful of limestone pnospnate in it to flush from the stomach, llv-r trtii nova and bowels the previoui day's indigestible waste, bile and poisonous toxins; mus cleansing, iueiininir dnd nurifvinz the entire alimentary tract before putting more food into tne stomacn. Th or-t inn of limestone phosphat9 and net water on an empty stomach is wonderfully invigorating. It cleans out all the Bour fermentations, gases, waste and acidity, and gives one a splendid appetite for break fast, and it is saia 10 do oui a iu-tle while until the roses begin to ap-tiup in . the cheeks. A Quarter pound of limestone phosphate will cost very little at the drug store, but Is sufficient to make anyone who Is botnercd ' with biliousness, con-stipatlcn, stomach trouble or rheumatism a real enthusiast on the subject of internal sanitation. Try it and you are assured that you will ionic better and feel better in every way taoiujr-aum, -t ' ' E. A. Krondl, Requested However to Change Colors of White, Blue and Orange. Edward A. Krondl of 2S17 Indiana ave- nue, wso naa recervea me iw the Pageant Drama Association for the best design of a flag, for St. Louis, was requested today by the Flag Competition Jury to submit a different color scheme than the blue, or ange and white he used in his prize- winning design. "The color was not what the jury wanted," Percival Chubb, chairman of the Flag Committee, said today to a Post-Dispatch reporter. "It was not agreeable. The blue was coo blue, and the orange was not orange enough." No suggestions as to colors were made by the jury, which was composed cf Mayor Kiel as chairman; Julius Haller President of the Board of Aldermen: W. K. Blxby, capitalise and chairman of the Art Museum board; J. Lawrence Mauran, architect, and Prof. Holmes Smith of Washington University. Kronol will be expected to submit the design, in various colors, and the jury hopes to pick one that will have harmony of color. Will Present It to City. Percival Chubb said that Krondil's design, when properly colored, would be offered to the city authorities as an appropriate city flag. He hopes the city then will adopt the design as an official flag. In that event, Chubb said, the flag would be placed on all public buildings.j and could be purchased by individuals. "It's a sure-enough flag," Mayor Kiel said, indicating that he would favor the adoption of Krondl's design as the official flag. As President Haller of the Board of Aldern en also was upon the committee, it was predicted the Aldermen would adopt the oesign. Krondl's design depicts the figure of Saint Louis astride his horse and holding his sword aloft in the manner of a crusader a symbol - familiar to all St. Louisans. The figure of St. Louis and the horse are in white, on a field of blue which covers a third of the flag in the shape of 9 pennant. Surmounting the figure of .-t. Louis are four fleur-de-lis com-ro'.-morating the Louisiana Purchase om France and signifying by number St. Louis as the fourth city. Two orange stripes, with a white stripe between, indicate the designer's idea .-f the advance of St. Louis to third nlace in the list of American cities. The designer explained that the blue in the flag represented- celestiality; white purity and cleanliness; and orangegold wealth and prosperity. Ontlook for Future. The utility of the symbolical features of the flag is obvious. If St. Louis should have the misfortune to drop into fifth rank among the cities another fleur-de-lis would have to be added. Or if St. Louis should advance to third city, it would be easy to rip one off. On the other hand, as the designer intends, the three stripes to indicate the city's advance toward third rank, the two orange stripes could be used to Indicate our advance, in time, to second place; and, finally, the white stripes to indicate our usurpation of first place among the cities. Krondl, the winning designer, is 27 years old and unmarried. He is a commercial artist. His design was one of more than 200 submitted by between eighty and ninety competitors. Honorable mention was awarded designs submitted by Margaret Hoensfeldt, Mrs. F. C. Woerman, William Carr Dyer, Eugene Johnson and Y. A. Dwyer. INSTANT RELIEF WHEN STOMACH IS SOOR, GASSY, UPSET The moment "Pape's Diapepsin" reaches the stomach, distress goes. Instantly stops any sourness, gases, hear tburn, acidity, dyspepsia or indigestion. "Really does" put bad stomach In crder "really does" overcome indigestion, dyspepsia, ga3. heartburn anO sourness in five minutes tbat Just that makes Pape's Diapepsin the largest selling stomach regulator in the world. If what you eat ferments into stubborn lumps, you belch gas and eructate sour, undigested food and acid; head is dizzy and aches; breath foul; tongue coated: your fnsides -filled with bile and indigestible waste, remember the moment "Pape's Diapepsin" comes in contact with the stomach all such distress vanishes. It's truly astonishing almost marvelous, and the Joy Is Its harmlessness. A large fifty-cent case of Pape's Diapepsin will give you a hundred dollars' worth of satisfaction or your druggist hands you yo-ir money back. It's worth Its weight In gold to men and women who can't get their stomachs regulated. It belongs In your home should always be kept handy in case of a sick, sour, upsec stomach during the day or night. It's the quickest, surest and most harmless stomach regulator in the world. Pape's Diapepsin instantly neutralizes the acids in the stomach, stops food fermentation or souring, absorbs gases and starts the digestion. Tho relief is quick, sure, wonderful stomach unfferern hnvn a Dlea&ant surprls awaiting thenu-nADY I He and Truxton Beale, Ex-Minister to Persia, Pummel Each Other in Washington Street. By Wire From the Vimhlnctii Bureau of the I'ont-Dlanatrb. WASHINGTON, Jan. 25. George von L. Meyer, former Secretary of the Navy, and Truxton Beale, a Washington society man and former diplomat, quarreled in the Metropolitan Club yesterday and agreed to go in the street and fight it out. They marched out of Washing ton's most exclusive social organization into H street and began to "mix it." Tiie;- cuffed at each other and made blind jabs until both fell to the street from exhaustion. Then they clinched and rolled over and over until they were separated. Meyer was first to go down, but in the scuffle that followed he got on top and was pummeling away at Beale when members of the club rusued out and separated them. Two husky chauffeurs who were standing by wnen the fight began conferred as to wuether they sho-Id Interfere, but decided that it was a fair fight and should be on to a finish. Wan a Pair Ficht. "Let 'em go. Bill," sajd one of the chauffeurs, "it's a fair fight and the best man will win." About that time the club members appeared on the scene and intervened. Meyer was bundled into a taxicab and driven to the residence of Admiral Lutze, where his face was washed and . 'ew scratches attended to, his clothes brushed and pressed, after which ..o ..t for the Shoreham Hotel, where he and Mrs. Meyer have rooms. Beale went to his hon-e on Jackson place and received treatment. ' It developed that the encounter wis the result of a long-standing feud between Beale and Meyer. It is said that some years ago the two got into a heated argument at the Knickerbocker Club in New York, which almost resulted in blows. They met by chance yesterday and renewed their former quarrel. Arsrued Over Preparednena. The altercation was the result of a controversy between them over the question of preparedness. It is stated that during the discussion between the two, Meyer called Beale a "hypocrite." Hot words followed, and Meyer invited Beale outside the club, and the battle began. Persons who witnessed the encounter say that for liveliness and excitement there was nothing' lacking in the .fight. Both combatants are strong, athletic and well built, and were about evenly matched. matched. Meyer was born in 18T3 and Beale in 1856. Each weighs abort 190 pounds. Meyer was Secretary of the Navy under President Taft and Postmaster-General in the Cabinet of President Roosevelt. He was Ambassador to Italy from 1900 to 1905 and to Russia from 1905 vo 1907. Beale was Minister to Persia in 1S91 and 1S92, and to Greece, Rumania and Servia from 1892 to 1893. He married Harriet Blaine, daughter of James G. Blaine, but they were divorced. His second wife was Miss Marie Oge of California, a grandniece of the late Chljf Justice Chase. He belongs to the Metropolitan and Cosmos clubs of Washington and the Knickerbocker and University clubs of New York. He is an author of articles on international questions. 5 Plead Guilty in Night Rider Cases; Paroled Continued From Pnare One. served in his room, while the Judge and I. like 'pikers' walk Into the dining room and take our chances with the rest of humanity. "Talk about your conspiracies, think of the powerful machine that makes possible this transformation of a confessed criminal into a princely being. You know the county is not paying the enpenses of this "prisoner' while he lives in such style." Teetera Htlnrnrd to Oil. Immediately after the acquittal of Allen Teeters was taken from his room in the hotel and returned to a cell in the jail. Of the land barons of the section who are backing the prosecution, the following have been In dally attendance here: Newt Anderson, holder of 55.001 acres: A. J. Mathews. 20.000; Caleb Mathews. 10,000; Matt Conran, U0.0OO; K. E. Smith, SuO; T. Page, VJO. and Beach Stubbleficld, 400. The greatest of the land barons, C. . Mathews, who owns jOo.OOO acres, lias not been here, but is represented on the committee by his cousins, A. J. an t Caleb Mathews. THE DAY IN CONGRESS. SF.XATK. WASHINGTON. Jan. 25. Met at noon. Public Lands Committee reported wa-ter-pjwer bill recognizing jurisdiction of both state and Federal Governments over water-power sites. Postofflce Committee recommended deposits of postal saving funds In Federal reserve banks. Military and Naval Committees continued hearings. HOISE. Met at roon. Military and Naval Committees continued hearings. Water Diaitn SfrU. Goods of three tirms tn a aix-stor building at 810-12 Lucas avenue were damaged last night by water from a faucet which had been left running m the fourth floor, occupied by the Zeiaer & Kiln Cloak Co, a ADELE SHEA. 17 years old. of 1900 Coleman place. Is the honor student of the January graduating class at Yeatman High School. Her average for the four-year course, 94s per cent, was the highest' attained in the class and gives her a four-year scholarship in Washington University. Miss Shea is the daughter of Thomas Shea, an engineer in the city fire department. She has not missed a day since entering Yeatman. Wljen graduated from the Columbia grade school she was at the head of her class. She intends to become a teacher. Her sis-trr, Anna M. Shea, is a teacher at Mary Institute. Edith Doyon. II yars old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Doyon of 1954 Semple avenue, will be the youngest pupil ever graduated from the Arlington trade school when she receives her diploma tomorrow afternoon. She ranks second in her class and has an averaje of 93 per cent for the year's work. E-1ith. as a dancer, has performed in amateur theatricals for the benefit of the Post-Dispatch Pure Milk Fund for more than five years. She will enter Soldan High School next week. GIRL DENIES EMPLOYER'S WIFE HORSEWHIPPED HER Mra. J. Genlnner Divorce Defendant Told Rrportera nf l.axhluK Younir Woman Caahler. Mrs. Carrie D. Gewinner, 32 years old. of 3345 Wisconsin avenue, defendant in a divorce suit filed by John G. a butcher at 143 South Broadway, today told reporters that she had horsewhipped Miss Bertha Kaen 25 years old, of 3206A Osceola street, who is em ployed as cashier in Gewlnncr's store. Mrs. Gewinner, who is resisting the divorce suit, said she blamed Miss Kaeg for the separation. She said she watted more than two hours last Sunday night in a hallway until Miss Kaeg came out of her husband's market, which Is below hlc living apartments. After chasing the cashier, Mrs. Gewinner said, she twice lashed her across the fae with a buggy whip and then continued pursing her to a moving picture theater at Broadway and Carroll street, where . a policeman took them to a police staUon. No charges were preferred, she said, and she and the cashier were released. At the store Miss Kaeg said she knew nothing of such an affair, as Mrs. Gewinner had described. She exhibited her face and arms, saying they would be marked if she had been whipped. There were no marks. Gewinner also denied his wife's story. Last year the Post-Dispatch printed 43.7J4 Male Help Wanted ads. Just 11,00: trore than Its nearest competitor. Approved Harrey W. Wiley, Dlnjetw taI Housekeeping Bureau f Feada, Sanitation and Healta. Nu GOOD LOOKS REFLECT GOOD HEALTH YOU can't have bright ejf and a smooth, clear skin if the fermenting: waste products of eonstipation are poisoning your system. Constipation is the chief cause not onfr of poor complexions, but of three quarters of the illnesses from which women suffer. Heed the danger signals of pallid tV.n, poor eyesight, headaches check constipation before it is too late. Not with laxatire drugs which physic and irritate and later bring about reactions which male you regularly dependent upon thrxn. Bring boot natural conditions, Nature's ;f 1 1 ith Nujol. STANDARD OIL COMPANY Bayonne 1 . .: y f f MISS ADEtVJ 1 shea Vj,.;'. WHITMS. EDITH DOYON Fewer Vnemployed la Parle. , PARIS, Jan. 25. The number of un employed of both sexes In Paris, which, at the beginning of the war amounted to 220,000, has been reduced to 70,447, ac cording to the official figures gathered In the period from Nov. 20 to Deo. 14, 1915. School Movie Ordinance Faaaed. CHICAGO. Jan. 5. Mayor William Hale Thompson announced today he would sign the ordinance pasned last night by the City Council permiltlnc the exhibition of motion pictures in schools or churches. 0 R CO. U.S. PAT. orr: highest form of the pmre whita mirt-eral oil recommended by leadiaf doctors the world over for constipation. Nujol does not act by irritation bnt by lubrication by softening the intestinal contents and facilitating natural action in a purely mechanical way. Nujol Is colorless, odorless, titleless. It can be taken by anyone, even the youngest child. In any quantity, without danger. Write for booklet, "The Rational Treatment of Constipation.' If yur druggist hasn't it, we will send a pint bottle of Nujol prepaid to any point in the United States on receipt of . 75c -money order or stamps. Nujol is the (New Jersey) Judge Hennings Throws Out Woman's 510,000 Action Against Charity Hospital. A 110.00ft damsge suit brousht by Mra. Amelia Nicholas of 25l Mlnneaota av nue against the Kvangclical Deacon- Home and Hospital was ken from the Jury and diamlnaed by Judge Ilonntnv en the ground that a hospital, lnrrp-rated aa a charitable Institution iitinni be held liable for dam4ea. Mrs. Nicholas was a patient at ( hospital Feb. 2. 1914, when an Intern, ly mistake, gave a nurse a bottln i.f carbolic acid tnatead of alcohol Tltr which to massage the patient. Tht fact was not denied by the defense. Mrs. Nicholas testified that her la. k - was burned and permanently Injured by the acid, f he aald ahe wa not a hnrt-ty patient and that her treatment ana the services of two apeclal nuraea at the hospital cost her 179 a week. In throwing out the rase Judge Hennings followed a ruling made by ih Court of Appeals In a auit agalnot Si Luke'a Hospital. He said the hoe nl I a I could not be sued, aa it was sion It had actually done charity work In accordance with Ita charter. Fred I. Jens, superintendent of the Deaconess Hospital. t"tlfled the hospital cared for 3W charity patient and 1500 pay patients In 1914 and had an Income of ICO.OOO a year. It received tlV from the Saturday and Sunday Una-pltal Association. Asked what' was done with the receipts, Jena ssid he got a salary ff JI400 a year and the deaconesses an 1 ' purses received their board and pocket money. The remainder, he said, went to pay expennes. OFFICIAL WHO QUIT INDICTED NEW YORK. Jan. 25 An Indictment, charging solicitation of a bribe wus re turned today against Robert Colgate Woods, former Public Service Commla- I oner, resigned. Wood Is accused of having asked fo a bribe of J5000 from the Union Switch Si Signal Co. for hla vote as a member of the Public Service Commission approving a contract with that company I I connection with subway construction. The penalty is Imprisonment for not more than 10 years, m, fine of not more than 000. or both. Mnat llaTe V to Kater Mealeo. GALVESTON. Tex.. Jan. tS Tr.e Mexican Consulate here waa nottflo.1 yesterday that Geri. C'srranxa had pro-" mulgatc. a decree which would require all nermina nterinr Mexico to have at i least ISO In their pons union. v.; ' , i . ' 1:1 i New Jersey (j'atbqip'itPi i I , I I tiocen-

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