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22 THE" NEW YORK TIMES SATURDAY. JTJXE 10. 1011. INTERBORO OUTLINES SUBWAY CONCESSION Willing Now to Take Risk of Loss in Operating Fourth Avenu Lln and Extensions, ASKING NO CITY GUARANTEE. Quotta Advantage of Flva-Ctrrt Conty Island Far Col. William of Brooklyn Rldlculta th Prtpoaal. Fresldunt Theodore V. Bnonta of tha lnterborough. In a latter to tba editor ol Tha Evenlnr World, declared yesterday tbat ha aa prepared to recommend to tba Dlrertora of hla company a further conoMmka la tha InterhorouKh'a aubway offer, whereby It ahould withdraw Ita demand for a guarantee against loaa on tha operation of the fourth Avenue Subway In Brooklyn. auvl Its two ettenatotia to Coney IsUnd, and would take thoae llnea rt under he generaJ contract proposed tor tha IaterborouKli a extensions. Fre-vloualy the Fourth Aenu (Brooklyn) Una and all future exteaalona. had been left auhject 10 a aperlal agreement in which the city guaranteed tha company afainat loss. 'l b iniblK-atlon of thla letter brournt from imrouah 1'resident Oeorce McAn-eny, Cr.sirm.iii of the Hoard of Katlmate Mubway (.'onf-rence Committee, tha atate-inent that no communication had been receive! from Hip IM's conferreea either from Mr. bhonln or rrom the lnterborough mollf tin the InterhorouRh oiTer. and a repetition of hla statement of the day I-fore that tho i-omlitluna laid down for the Inter born inch In the report of hla commute w.-rn closed. President Tlmotiiy S. WUIIama of the Hrooklyn Ruild Transit Company, the lnterhoroiiKii'a rival In the hl'ldlng for subways, when asked what he thought of Mr. Hhontss announr incnt. raid that the f uti1ameiital oblectlona to the company'! proposition rernalped untouvtied. Mr. Shoals' Coaaaaeata. In hla letter to tha editor Mr. Bhonta aald. among other thlnga: The lnterborough offera to carry - people throughout the entire Subway system, 'n ludlns extern Ions to Coney lland and elsewhere, for a alngle fl'-e-l-ent fure. 'A lien this offer waa made JitKt Urember, tha city did not hava uf Orient fin da available) to conatruct the new sunways in Manhattan and - ev anything over to complete tha eitenslona of the Fourth Avenue Hub-av to Coney Island and Kort Hamilton, or to construct contemplated extensions in other directions. Tha Inierhorough Company la now advised, however, that the rlty will have available during the nerat fiscal year fumla i. ft I. 'lent to complete theaa exten-aionn You will appreciate that If the Fourth Avenue Hub ay were not es-fnnieit beyond Km present terminua. It would tf l-rt something like trunk reilrond from ChhtaRo to Minneapolis, whli ii avnn built only half-way and terminated somewhere on the Western prairies. Having thla rornlltlon confronting the company. It waa obliged to ask that If It were required to -operate th Kourth Avenue Hubway at a loss, the city should make up tha loss annually , The lnterborough Company provl.led. however, that all such iWlclts should be nrcumulated and be a charge usalnst future pmflta before any division thereof should he made beieren the city and the company. On May 1 the company futther mod-Hied its offer bv providing that ao long as any city deficits remained inpsM the ir.ternorounh profit from all other new llnea In esress of a per cent, upon the amount of capital In- i.ji it Hi nie upw voierfvriPe, should he applied toward tha discharge of such deficits by the city after applying to such deficits the profits received bv the city from the original extensions, and that there should be a illvlslon of profile only after the city waa free of deflrlta. A careful study of the amount of additional truffle which will probably be generated by the completion of the fourth Avenue extensions to Fort Hamilton and Coney Island and the other extensions Indicated upon the TiisD Inclosed In dotted lines, would Indicate th:it with the extensions completed. Mie rlk of operating loses and deficits In Interest and sinking , fund on equipment costs niijcht be one which the company would be willing to und'.rtake. If, therefore, the city will agree to construct Immediately these exten- Oxford Club Dry gin DISTILLED IN AMERICA EQUAL to any imported gin in purity. Superior to all gins in bouquet and flavor. Baird-Daniels Co. DUtitlere GLENWOOD Calling ny hap a warm weather collar does not tnake it comfortable. Glenwood in Red-Man brand is low in height. , baxl a wiuoh 2 for 2 cents. . . rlawood is good summer collar. .11 " ' . '-V '' .''""!'7 A Identified by this A -- Ubal tho mak- n 'j JIM fi il VVr'" P'" of If )jfj f : i ratlt y and jJfM. n ' i ie " J ii m peeeessywe- """ " aswiii ttf tu m-ummm a ions, I ahatl be prepared to recommend that tha company modify Ita offer by striking out the provision requiring the city to make good the annual deficits sustained by the company: at the as me time leaving hi tha Srovlnlon for tha accumulation of any eftdta arhich mlcht accrue to tho city for tnts-est and alnklng fund upon Ita own Investment. Cot. Wllllasae'e View of It. When tho letter of Mr. Bfc4nta 4-eacned Cot WUIIama. and he waa asked to reply, he begj.1 by quoting tho old adage: When the ArrU waa sick, the devil a mork would be, WVta the devil got welt the derll o anonk waa he. Col. Williams aald further: Thla fitly describes tho Interbor-ouch'a attitude on tha subway question. For years, relying upon Ita own strength of position. It baa refused to made any aubstantlal concession to enable tha people to get transit relief by reasonable extension of their own ayitem. Even up to May 9, tho data of Ita last offer to the-city, tha company had not offered to change tho radically unsound financial baala of Ita previous offer a basis ao fallacious aa to bo Impossible of acceptance by tho city, even If tho Brooklyn Company had not come In with a better offer. T. C..eT ,.,.. Prof...,. Sine tho data for formal proposals baa closed and tho drift of official optnton against Ita terma became evident oven to dull and opinionated mlnda, tho Interborough'a state of health seems to have been growing worse, and It Is enunciating new and unofficial proposals IntenUed to Indicate a returning senna of virtue. Tho latest unofficial proposal Is Mr. Phonts'a statement that. In effect. If the city will spend about fW"O.0HO more In Coney Island and Fort Hamilton extensions than It hag heretofore been asked to apend and will assume the Interest and sinking fund on tha entire $Ml, which will thus have gone Into the Fourth Avenue Subway amounting to fJ.iKa annually and will give to the I ntcrborough Company, as It must tinder the terma of the offer, about half of the revenue arising out of Coney Island business subject to no additional burden of expense, then he. Mr. Shonts, will recommend to hla Directors that hla company waive the requirement that the city make s;nol all annual deficits on operation of these lines. The city Is not likely to be deceived by any auch offer. The price la too high. Cnder the Interborough'a pro-poiutl the receipts on the extensions are to be segregated from those on the present system, and expenses charaed against extensions and present llnea according to car mileage operated cn each. Thua, obviously, on all business to Coney Island and return starting on existing lines and end'ng on the new llnee, or vice versa, the receipts will be divided half and half. But If any one will Ixy a ru!r down on the map he will aee that for every such passenger starting below Seventy-fifth Ptreet In Manhattan the new llnea get the bulk of the care mileage, and hence stand the heavy end of the operating cost. This la the essential fallacy underlying the operating basis r imposed by the lnterborough for all ta extensions present as well aa futureand nowhere Is Its unfairness to the city so emphasised as In the case of the Coney Island traffic. Effect City Credits. No wonder Mr. Bhonta la willing to forego his guarantee. For while tho " fat " end of the Coney Island business goes to awell the receipts of the IntorhorouKh s present lines. In which the city geta no share, he atlll reserves, after operating coats are paid, first claim to hie Interest on the cost of equipment: and then the cltv haa to shift for Itself to meet the heavy Interest chargea for the coat of the new construction. The result Is clear. City credit used under auclj conditions could never bo released for the construction of needed extensions elsewhere to relieve future congestion, and every dollar of money that Mr. Shonts can coax the city to put Into his extensions on this basis means one more rivet In the collar that binds lnterborough monopoly on New York. This apliea not only to tho Coney Island extensions, but to all extensions, wherever built. If Mr. Shunts really menna to concede something practical, let him offer an operating bsats that will do otherwise than to preserve for the lnterborough all tha ' fat " of the new llnea. If the lnterborough la sincere In all Its talk of a universal five-cent faro for all rive boroughs, why should It not begin this worthy undertaking In the borough In .which Its principal lines are operated to-day, and where It is now asking that the cltv give It at a nominal rental perpetual franchises for elevated third tracks, by establishing free transfers between there elevated lines and all subways which may now or at some futuro time be under Ita control? J. Sergeant Cram, the new PubMc Berr-lce Commissioner, was at hla office in tho Tribune Building for the flrat time yesterday. He gave out an interview aaylng that he would not try to interfere in any way In the aubwav sltimt would expect his associates to deal with It as u he were not a member of the board. It Is understood that the four members of the commission remaining In office concur In this aentiment. INDICT SEVEN IN LABOR WAR. Union Men Accused of Attacking Non- Union Steamfitters In Chicago. Spteia! it Tkf Nrte York Timts. CHICAGO. Juno 9. The Coolc r-mmtv Grand Jury took Its first action against the labor ''flurgers" who have ben ter- S i 14 a 1 asj ea i V 1a a - K A 1 - ....... ,,,lP,y i,en aeven lndlct- Wet.ts were returned. "Moss" Enritht. who Is under arrest charged with two Kbor war murders waa Indicted for attacks upen steamfitters. Mx other mu who have been Imlentl- T!L ,T7?b"r8.. r Knrlghfs "Pirate Automobile Crew" T.rre ah,0 i,,dlcted for various slutrginca. The Grand Jury haa not yet attempted Indictments for the various murders. Knrlght has confessed to ki.l.ng Dutch " Gentleman two weeks fO, but says he shot tn self-defense i-i"'.1 T't" l?lfed at 25.tmo for the men Indicted by Judge Fitch, who Issued a capitis for five of the men who are not vet unrtrr arrest. The men Indicted are En-rtght. business acent of the Steamfitters" I nion: Harry Higglns. Walter Stevens, George McCabe, William Connors, Edward Btomaard. and Joseph Kane Htat Attorney Wayiimn announced today that a acoro or more of Indictments would be voted against the " aluggers " who have been Identified, and that the casea would be rushed to trial. Thla will be done In an effort to break down some of the men and get them to Implicate the labor union officials against Whom the RABIES SCARE IS RENEWED. New Rochelle Hat Another Vicious Dog Wholesale Poisoning Reported. Sftcul la Th .Vrw Timj. NEW ROCHF.U.E. X. T.. Juno .-While on his way home from school thla arternoon Lawrence Ward, the twelve-year-old son of James Ward, a gardener employed by the New York Athletic Club at Travers Island, was bitten bv a vicious 1)1 terr.er K,. , 1 . V, dog was unmuxsled. In violation of the : rawes quarantine. Although Uoos and hU neighbors declare the dog was not I rahld the tww's m . V. in.i,.j . L . . r ---- - ...w..., ti.pieicu mm trie police take the dog to the pound for ob- HeVOfncVr?'- COiidlliS' th Though the police are enforcing the quarantine to the best of their abn.'.y many doys In New Rochelle are un- ? ,Th: A 8 R C A h received complalnta of wholesale attempts to pol- ?f. 5" cJt" ,n th residential iec Lv?2 fldence Park and Pelham Road, and an Investigation la under way. CHINESE ADMITS SHOOTING. Maine Student 8ays Woman Teacher Caused Him Mental Torture. aSuS.! J.un 9 -Authorities her frVKi.hft T Unn- Chinese student ISIJ ,Tj."iV,rl,,y f f " confessed to- OronV''nlga'" Chrtat,M 6hW " tHe lJ! " ? told tho Sheriff hi Fr,i?"c c1f V'MI Persona that J?-., k.M1" Snr '""e she had caused him mental torture." He said be had known Miss Shaw, who , i graduate of th, t niverslty of Maine and foirhilnJi'.0ron Hlh '0? ! J1TrrrT nv She refused, but they hfwbJ fr1n"T terms since. Miss Phaw had doue much to ass in Unn In hie work at tha university, ami from his statement to-dav it n. .V? ow I7dnaa.tht h hid 'rprUd bcr Although four ahota were Hred at Mlao 1 MEN OF CHURCHES BEGIN A CAMPAIGN All Religions Represented at Hotel Astor Dinner, Where 400 Leading Men Were Seated. NEW IDEAS TO BE SPREAD "Committee of the Men and Religion Movement" Undertakes to Interest the Nation In Active Church Work. An event In the history of tho Christian Church In America waa marked at a dinner at tho Hotel Actor, given last night by Tho Committee of Ninety-seven of tho Men and Religion Forward Movement." Two thousand men prominent In tho churches- of the city, Including pastors, bankers, merchants, and other professional and commercial men, were Invited, and 400 attended. Nearly all tho churches and creeds of tho Christian Church In Amer ica are connected with this religious work. Tho organizations participating In It now are the Baptist Brotherhood, tho Brotherhood of Andrew and Philip, the Brotherhood of tho Dlaclplea of Christ, tha Brotherhood of St. Andrew, the Congregational Brotherhood of America, The Gideons (Commercial Travelers), tho International Sunday School Association, the International Committee of Young Men's Christian Associations, the Lutheran Brotherhood, the Methodist Brotherhood, the Otterbcln Brotherhood (United Brethren), the Presbyterian Brotherhood of America, and the United Presbyterian Brotherhood. The work will etart at once, and it la intended that it shall reach every phase pf American life. To-morrow "will be Recognition Sunday," and from pulpits everywhere ministers will give recognition to the movement and help to spread It among their congregations. "Men have hitherto felt that the task assigned to them in the Church waa too Ptty to be of much Importance," said Ray B. Guild, the Executive Secretary of the movement. In explanation of Its meaning. "There waa tha nnaittnn nf n, in- day School Superintendent and a few others which needed men. hut for tho masa of tlie male membership there waa uuuiing 10 ao. i ne women run the church and run it well: but It Is a bad thins- not to enlist also tho service of the great uuu 01 laymen ana retain their interest in the salvation of tho world. That la one of the things If not the chief thing sought by the Men and Religion Forward Movement.' " The principal speakers at th dinner were the Rev. William T. Manning, pastor of Trinity Church: Raymond B. Fos-dick. Commissioner of Accounts of the City of New York, and Robert E. Speer of tho Presbyterian Foreign Missions Board. Mr. Fosdlck. whose subject wss "The Value of the Men and Religion Forward Movement to Civic Life." said in part: " There is a demand In this country today for efficient cltlsen. The only way to consistently Improve the quality of government is to Improve the quality of the people. The civic situation in a given community la a pretty fair standard of the moral condition of ita citizens. I presume therefore It Is with some discouragement that the thoughtful man tcdy looks over the field of civic life in America. There do not appear to be many facts upon which It Is possible to base an optimistic theory. " The last two years especially seem to have furnished a bitter example of civic dishonor. The corruption of the New York Legislature, the shame of the Ohio Legislature, the wholesale purchase of votes in Indiana, the ecandals of the Pittsburg Council, the general apathy of the citizna in all our big cities all aeem to cast an ominous reflection upon the present state of civic unconsciousness. " The really vicious influence in our civic life Is not half so much tho Building Inspector who takes a bribe or the Ignorant contractor who gives it, as the man of reputable standing In the community, who. while professing his interest in the needs of Central Park, sells to the city for its use. through underhand and questionable methods, a lot of worthless soil. The man who exercises a vicious influence in the civic life is the pastor of the church who congratulates me when I speak of the need of efficient men in our Government, and then aska me If I can find an eaey Job in my department for his son: the Principal of the' school who talka patriotism to his pupils and then, while acting as a Condemnation Commissioner, buys up land in his own right and cheats the city out of thousands of dollars. " The surest cure, however, for pessimism that I know is a careful reading of history. We are on the uphill road.. We are marching forward. In spite of the scandals that press so heavily upon us that it la difficult sometimes to see ahead, this country Is not going to the dogs, and the surest proof that you believe It is the fact that so many of you have gathered hero to-night to launch a campaign to help us along. The people are awake, and the hope of the success of this movement lies In the fact that you are taking things at flood tide." There were rive otner speakers, each of whom spoke for seven minutes on different phases of the movement. Hubert Carleton of Boston put forward his plea In these epigrams: " There is too much religion by proxy Instead of by proximity; too much religion by nurse instead of by person." " The motto of the forward movement must be, ' Seek the next man.' " We must have Individual work. This movement does not depend upon the scenery." W. B. Millar of New York said: "There are one or two chracterlsttcs that will mark the missionary spirit of this coming campaign. It Is to be a unified message, and responsible for It are the great home and foreign missionaries What may thla not mean to the future of the Christian church? " e The other speakers were Warren I Bunger of Dayton. Ohio; Elmore Harris of Toronto, and the Rev. Charles Stelzle of New York. James Q. Cannon presided at the dinner, and at the close called on Fred B. Smith to add a few worda The object of the movement, ' as expressed In a few words In one of the pamphlets already Issued, Is set forward as follows: "To leave with every crlurch. brotherhood. Sunday School, and Touni Men's Christian Association a worthy and workable plan of specialized effort for men and boye; to assemble and publish a statement of the most approved methods of religious work for men and boys: to win to Christ and the Church the largest posible number of men and boys by May 1. 1012: to greatly Increase the enrollment of Bible classes; to continue and Increase the emphasis of the Christian religion as the one and only nope or tne woria, ann to make abldlnr the missionary enterprises of the Church at home and abroad." A conference on the plans and message of the continental campaign will be held nt Sliver Bay. on Lake George, from July To Review Gramercy Park Assessment Supreme Court Justice Cohalan signed an order yesterday requiring the Boaro of Tax Commissioners to review Its seven-hundred-and-flfty-thousand-dollor aasess-ment againat Gramercy Park, made In 1WH. Henry W. i'oor, Stuyvesant Fish and the other Trustees of the park obtained the order on a writ of certiorari alleging that the assessment Is excessive! YESTERDAY'S FIRES. A. M. t... 12 SO-l4 Creenwlch Bt.: Unknown so lU:4.V-2. l.t At.; Isidore I-ehman 113 12 Sheridan Av.. near liiih St.; Michael Lehman ty J'.V'ri At'.:. Vnt JaeotiiVfrlfiina 1:S-115 W. 25th St.: Vnknown 000 J(V-.235 Sth At.: John T. Ky ..' S::o-7t E. lth St.: Issao Upman. .. .Slight t.-sn 3d at.; joPh Kh". iS U lSrV E ,,h st '- rnn! Olassman S3 tt:4-Fot of !tB Bt: Department of Htreet Cleaning None ln1; ?Mh..?t-; "non Trt'ftmg 2.6ft 14 Trinity Place; Henry Worthing. CO. Vans lZ' St.: Laura Thorn.. "sSS ri' Sl-: A- Canoo Nona V-Foot of West 106th St.; N. T. Central. 01 J Charles St.; Hasbrouck Piano Co 80-3 Bprtng Bt: Trapaia A Onmaiand.n- 10.2i 14 Madtsoa Sireot; Samual LelbowttsT 10:25-443 KttOSt. Bttwat; Bli0 U.1S-4T4 -ilaaTltrt; 'iS'il&ZSP n:lt-19. East Twty-4wvth ttiJlu Mra Baiaaa , Trtftte BOUTWELL'S FAMILY DOUBTS. Confesses He Used Minister Eoutell's Name to Help Him Out of Scrape. Leonard J. Boutwoil, who attempted suicide by hanging Tuesday evening at tfc9 West Side Y. M. C. A. and waa put under arrest, told Magistrate Freachl In the West Side Court yesterday that he had represented himself aa a son of Henry Sherman BoutelL Minister to Switzerland and formerly a Congreaaman from Illinois, because he thought it would help him out of his trouble. "At first I told my right name.- he said. - but I waa asked time after time If I wasn't Mr. Bouiell s son and finally answered that I was. 1 thought that by lying I could get out of this scrape; but now I want to apologize." Boutwell said that he had tried to end his life because his wife had deserted him. He was born in Chicago and his mother lives in Bayvllle, Fla, He asked the Magistrate to release him in the custody of the Rev. Father Wade, who he said was hla cousin. Father Wade was In court, but would make no comment upon tho case. Boutwell was confronted In court with KfMlff-er Sherman fleAe 1-.,ll n i . . of Henry Sherman Boutell, who came to mm viij irora rtasningxon, J. c, expressly, he said, to put a quietus " on letter which had been sent to his father oy jira. iuargaret Aiaioney of 139 Waverly Place on May 2S. It was to tho effect that a. man ivhn .r M he " " v w n son ol tne ex-Congressman waa atranded at her Boutwell boarded at Mrs. Mafoney's house at that time. M.r-B2.utw,, a,d no make any charge against Boutwell. and Magistrate FrescTil dismissed the criminal charge against him. but sent him to Bellevue for examination as to his sanity. PRISON FOR NOTE SWINDLER. Judge Foster Tells Dunphy Criminals of His Type Merit No Consideration. Arthur A. Dunphy, note broker, who was convicted of grand larceny last Tuesday, was sentenced to not less than twn years or more than ten yeara in Sing Sing by Judge Warren W. Foster In General ojeaiuus yreieraay. ne Was round guilty of having obtained $15 from the AncleSouth American banlr .V, U raudulent loan transaction. uunpny was jointly indicted with Dr. Frank T. fnv.r v. v.l. . nu.v., miv . o " xvi a representative. Af tne . n-M .t . soclatlon of WlllJamsport. Penn. Dr. MnVAr nil W val Kab-. eVe-t-t J the principal witness against Dunphy. In PrOnOUnClnaT 4nt4nn-tl Iinnn thai nrlsnnas Judge Foster said: ou are one of those commercial criminals who live by their wits and prey unon financial ln,t;tntlnn. ...i. llJ.iiOO from a bank, and It requires great m tumniii a crime sucn as tnat or which you have been convicted. I have Bail! before that cnmmerlal Mlmna1. need expect no mercy from me, and I mean to live up to my remarks. Such criminals aa you are the greatest danger O tlrt m aan t . -bbd-a Vi n , a aa.-.AJ uJ.L. a .nv.? w-9 iiwto iu wuiucim wan, an a show much greater depravity of mind armed man. You shake the very foundation flf S11 a-ttl A marirka n lai.44..ilAH. . jm are worthy ot absolutely no consideration n iial SSlf JI . SUICIDE WITH FEATHER BED. Miss Terry, Crossed In Love, Took Extraordinary Means of 8uffocation. Stteial lo Th Str York Times. ORIENT. I.. June fl After a Tnt Office Inspector had gone over the books of the Post Office here and had found all the accounts In excellent condition, he complimented Miss Edith Terry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Terry, the Poatmistress. The Inspector learned with surprise several hours later. Just as he was leaving Orient, that Miss Terrv had gone home from the Post Office and committed suicide. She did It by stuffing her mouth and nose carefully with cotton and then tying a stocking tightly about her throat and covering her head with a feather, bed. The reason given for Miss Terry's suicide was that her parents had opposed uri iimiiiHBo 10 nuiiE uimam, a weu-to-do young farmer of Orient, because he was ten years her Junior, she being 35. It Is believed that she delayed ending her life until after the visit of the Post Office Inspector so that there would be no suspicion that her Government accounts were wrong. On her way home she stopped to pay a dressmaker's bill. The Terrys belong to one of the best-known families in Suffolk County. Miss Terry was a leader of the social life of the community. She was active in the various organizations connected with the Orient Congregational Church, of which her father was a Deacon. Carnegie Hero Fund for Holland. THE HAGUE. Juno 9. Andrew Car negie, it was announced here to-day. has donated 600,000 florins about $205,000) tor me estaDiisnment or a hero fund in Holland. "Tompkins Cove, yon vt Att rifht, toc'Q have a tut top bt there in the wumint." The Telephone on the Water Front THE telephone has been a big factor In the development of business along the water front. The towboat business particularly has benefited by it. Instead of the old arrangement of having tugs ply up and down the water front picking up what business they could, the companies now receive orders by telephone at their offices and in turn send instructions over the telephone to their boats. When a " tow " is to be taken up the river, patrons up the river are telephoned to and a "tow 'J arranged for the down trip, turning the return trip into a profit-making one The telephone has made It possible for the shipper to follow bis goods until they leave the dock; it has enabled the teamster to save hours of time by being able to report trouble with shipments or to ask for instructions right from the dock. In the endeavor to save time and facilitate work many boats have arrangements whereby telephone connections are established with land as soon as the boat docks. Prarflrallv the enure water front has telephone service. NEW YORK TELEPHONE COMPANY GALLS FOR ALUMNUS TO HEAD PRINCETON Correspondent in College Paper Pleads with Trustees Not to Choose an Outsider. PROF. HfBBEN IS POPULAR Rumor That He Is to Be Elected President Trustees Will Meet To-day and Discuss Choice. Sptciai to Tht Ntw York Timts. PRINCETON, N. J., June . Agitation over a President for Princeton has started again, this time In the Alumni Weekly. A correspondent who signs himself 'Alumnus" pleads with tho Trustees not to select an outsider, one who is not a Princeton graduate. His contention is that an outsider will not be likely to understand Princeton's needs. A report that Prof. John Grier Illbben. '82. Is to be named President, will not down. Prof. Ktbben is said to be thoroughly In sympathy with the present plans for the Graduate College, and hla popularity with the students is attested by a song tho seniors sing nightly In front of Nassau Hall: Oh. here's to Hlbben. they call him ' Jack "- The whitest man In all the " fa:k." Of Princeton spirit he does not lack; Oh, here's to Hlhben they call him "Jack"! The Trustees will meet here on Saturday, and they have a great volume of business to iransact. The matter of a President will of course be discussed, but whether a choice will be made Is not known. MRS. BROOKE SEEKS DIVORCE The Hackensack Horsewoman Names a Boarding House Keeper In Her Suit. Special to Th New York Times. HACKENSACK, N. J., June 8. Mra. Margaret Brooke of Prospect Avenue and Passaic Street, Hackensack. through her counsel, Michael Dunn, has Instituted divorce proceedings against her husband. John B. Brooke, a manufacturer of glass milk botles of li Broadway. Tho order la reurnable on July 31. The co-respondent In the suit Is Mrs. Louise Masscn, who conducts a large boarding house In Seventy-first Street. New York, and during the Summer conducts the Oregon Hotel at Asbury Park. John B. Brooke lived In Hackensack for several years. He waa Identified with the Driving Association when races were held at East Hackensack. Mrs. Brooke waa an exper whip and equesrlenne a few years ago. and was a familiar figure as she drove through the streets. KILLED AS HE QUITS WORK. Stonecutter Fell In the Municipal Building Fall Hurts Another Man. Charles E. Taylor, a stone setter of 2,330 Seventh Avenue, as he was knocking off work yesterday afternoon on the new Municipal Building, fell from the fourteenth to the ninth floor. He was picked up by his fellow workmen, and hurried to the Hudson Street Hospital. He died shortly after hla arrival. An unidentified laborer fell or Jumped yesterday afternoon from a window on the fourth floor of the building at 1 Centre Street. He was taken to the Hudson Street Hospital unconscious and will probabiy die. The man had been sitting for about ten minutes on the ledge of the window looking Into the street, and then Bllpped off. No one In the building knew hhn. The engineer said thut he had been about the place for several nights and had been sleeping there occasionally. Johnson Appoints L. D. Willis, Fire Commissioner Joseph Johnson, Jr..' announced yesterday afternoon that he had appointed Lloyd D. Willis as his private Secretary at a salary of S3.000 a year. Mr. Willis has been engaged in newspaper work in New York for about five years, all of which time he has been connected with The New York Times m toXe.w .York from The Philadelphia Public Ledger. i Mr. Willis is a native of Maryland and began newspaper work In Baltimore on The Baltimore Sun. Mr. Willis has written for the World's Work and other EIGHT HELD FOR PEONAGE. Alabama Planters Accused of Holding Farm Laborer In Servitude. Spttiol to TV &'ra York Tuntt. MOBILE. Ala.. June 9. J. E. Dean and two sons. Samuel and Joseph Pean, Thomas McRorey, Martin Luther, Steven Hanks. David. Henrlcks, snd Thomas l.rantley. wealthy planters of Conecuh County, Alabama, were arrested here today on Indictments returned by the last United States Grand Jury charging them with peonage. It is alleged that they have neen holding farm laborers in a condition of peonage for many months. They all gave bond for their appearance before the United States District Court. STOP FATAL R0LLERC0ASTER Selectmen of Revere Close Attraction When Second Accident Occurs. CHELSEA, Mass.. June 0. Oscar F. Young, an employe at a Revere Beach amusement resort, was crushed beneath a roller-coaster last night and died today at tho Frost Hospital, In this ..city. This is tho second fatality this year. The Selectmen of Revere have closed the roller-coaster for the remainder of the season. UNITED HUNTS RACE MEETING ' STEEPLECHASE, ARMY AND FLAT RCES BELMONT PARK TERMINAL ' TO-DAY FIRST RACE AT 2:30 Special Trains leave both Penna. Station, New York, and Flatbuh Avenue. Brooklyn, at 12:20 and l:lii GRAND STAND $3.00 LADIES' TICKETS SI. 00 AJrERlCA'S FOREMOST THEATRES AND HTTS. WINTER GARDEN1 E g. Mh.Tn-liiySV to 1.S LAST PERfc'ORMANCE TO-NIGHT. ii 30 STAHS. I liallei. ptrt. Musical. II 110 NEAH STARS. I Vsiicte fomedy failures. Gertrude Hoffmann LA SAIS0N RUSSE faon of Russian HaUcta.) I Next WedTT Eve. at 8:30' ri.KOPATKE I.K8 8Y!.l'HllES K1H.1IERAZADE f'orps dc Ballet of 150 i'tmpionic Orchestra of 75. Hi on lfilonUy Morntuc. fCTClr? TuVar SMli-Ktm.- S :30. Pricw5te lo t VrtOliNU Matinee To-cUt :. PlKnomtnnlly Htllllant Star Krl?al of Gilbert a Kulliuu'a U T 'XT A VTl F? Cnmlc Open. DTB IT n Cn l'aj anil 35th St. Fia. (:1s. llrlda ULIinuv uy. Mallnre To-laj J:1S. II A COUNTRY GIRL With JOHN SLAVI.N IT V"n?T 4Sd. W. of B'war. F.. S:I0. J-' 1 1 Matin To-dT 1:1b. HENRY W. SAVAGE Offars iiEVERYWOMAN I Her Pilgrimage in Quest of Love.) II " Tlxi moat talked nt play, the bttvent dramatic liatieeeas. the rrolcat theatre in New York." 39TB STREET THtA 3snh. ur It j Kn. 1:1s. Matinee To da 1:15. JOHN MASON In Auatistua Thoninit' lei plaf, AH A MAN THINKS. DALY'S B Zh- M0N., JUNE 12 The New Grand Opera Company In repertolro of Italian and French operaa. WEST! Mat. Tn-dar. Robi. T. Halnea Slock Co. In "Tha 11XD iLior.Atneilnuae Nit Wk. "iluaa of tbMlreu LUNA PARK BIGGEST SHOW OX EARTH THE PLACE FOR TIRED OUT TOILERS TO PLAY THOSE THAT COME SHALL LIVE AGAIN IN THE DAYS THEIR CHILDHOOD KNEW THE PARK THAT"8 DIFTEKXNT. N ISLAND FAMOUS CLAMBAKE. SHORE DIN NEB. RESTAURANT. Fred. M.iyjer. Manager. LITTLK GERMANY. BEACH LAWN. SPECIAL. .NEW ATTRACTIONS. Boata leare Matter)' and East 14th St. IRVING PLACE THEATRE. (15th Bt.) Grand Italian Comic Opera Co. Mt. To-dy. GEISHA. To-night, MERRY WIDOW. I r.LE Wallach Bros, Si Third Ave cor. 122d St. (Open Evenings) The Buying Power of $18 "CMGHTEEN Dollars spent here for a Hart, SchafTner & Marx Summer Suit will buy more than it can otherwhere, simply because we have had to fill i the gaps in our $18 lines with garments I regularly priced at $22.50, $25, $30 and $35. Andrew Alexander Boys' Shoes Manly looking and properly porpsr tioned to equalize the strain on grow ing feet selected leathers to stand hard knocks. Tan and Black Oxford and lace styles; all sizes, 1 to 5a. SIXTH AVENUE AT NINETEENTH STREET. PLAIN GREYS are In demand. We are showing 34 shades in fine English serges made of the finest Australian yarns. Six cf blue, also black. The maker's name is stamped on the back of every yard guaranteeing quality. Two piece suit to measure $17.00, with style and tailoring that would cost you more than double elsewhere. A .Otl H ICf lT MM ; PRAISE FOR A PHI lfFMAM With More Llk Coyne, the City Would Be Better, Says a Magistrate. Magistrate Appleton took occasion yesterday tn Essex Market Court to eon. gratulate Patrolman Thomas Coyne of the East Fifth Street Station for a v kcv,k aa work on a hat-theft case. 4 " The community ought to be proud of you," said Magistrate Appleton. " aj.d your Captain ought to give you credit for excellent work. If we had more officers like you. we would have less need for a large Detective Bureau. I congratulate you heartily." John Coakley. arrested bv Coyne aa the hat thief, wa, held for examination Tuesday, and fire men who were charged with buying stolen hats from him also were held. Coyne traced l.OtO hata which he said had been stolen by Coakley to different dealers, and located raincoats which Coakley is charged with stealing Coakley, who Is aald to huve posed as J. Smith of Si) Chrystle Street, a noV-e, lius Stack, a hat tuid raincoat nianufarf arrested In the Eowery while carrvini manager of Stack's factory said they hT Keen stolen u BER(l RE Hnlle. -11 , , A M MATIvVk- Wi niv ' '"' """. Art. riT vi"v'DrTL rrm 1S:. HINUAT hK.. Itbarot a, innlnf t , u-.rt. THK PINK LADY LIBERTY Oe,.,r, l: LAST 11 CH WISTIP TIMES MACDONALD - IN THE SPRING MAID Reaumea Aug. 14th. HEXBT W SAVAGE offeri "EXCUSE ME" rar GAIETY "15 81 - n "" kt,, an BII0U TJ.1"",. Broadway ,d 30th St. OE COHAN'S GET RICH QUICK Sllhh TIME TONIGHT. I NALLLNbrUKD MADISOVS A"". Inc. Et.'NDAT. llrtU10U. 1 to II P.M. ADM. IS rTS SQUARE SELECTED MOTION GARDEN PICTURES P0L0NIALI LILLIAN RUSSELL J Hull Mat. 2Se, I ami Kljiii other hlg acta ALHAMBRAfS i. iallr 1 HI Audrcw Mack. CTita. f. to.. Klrkaml'S Blatera. MeKaa Cant well. . ROOF A f PlMp. VTHE ATRK. GARDEN rtiU L.rlVyi w. tr Brosdwas. 15 P. M-, 2S & SOc. 11:S0 t 11:30 P. M. All Beata Bearr.ed. Mata. 10 Is. Mgiit W IS tia 11 Great Vaudetllle Aeta.i Continuous VaudnlUt. ' PALISADES park ENT Opposite W. lHOtli Bt. Kc.-ri. Flrewoika Tliuiada. PRANin OPERA HOUSE. 21 Kt & I A ValVrtl'SLy UATm ijAILy ,0 -0. 30-. stock co.YTn,x s MONTE CRIST0 ACADEMY 10. ?0 SOc. Next Wetk-ROMEO SECRET SERVICE A.VD JULIET. HA.VMKRSTEIN'M ".I At ' 8UFTRAGKTTE TARM. 4!d St.. DnfiF ! r BIO KEATURK ACTS B aj. rUUr Ii Daily Matinee In Theatre. I.PU R T At mill VKfMV T-A-m B'nar 4Tth. i To-night. I J 5. 15c to (I. Snioklix. BROOKLYN AMUSEMENTS. NEW Dally Mats. 25e. 4 MORTONS BRIGHTON Koonar & Bent. Wright A Ueltrlch, Snyder & Buckley, Dawc FerKuaon. Marcus A Gnrtelle. and others. Brighton Beituh STEEPLECHASE Coney's Fireproof runny Place. A Tremendous Whirlwind of Merriment 1105 Broadway. Just below 29th St. 246-S48 W. 125th St. (Open Evenings) at $3 a pair Broadway ?& Pth-St. II

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