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Generally fair to-da- y and I moderate temperature; light winds. IT SHINES FOR ALL Highest temjJferature jrttterday, So; lowest, 65. Detailed weather, malt and marine reports on page 9. .VOL. LXXXIII. NO. 351. In Omlff New York. I Elsewhere NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 1916. Copyright, lilt, by tht Bun Printing and PbUhing AttoeiaUon, ONE CENT Jmw City sad Newark, i TBI' CENTS. RUSSIANS TAKE GATEWAY CITY INTO HUNGARY Occupy Jablonitza in Drive by Southern Army Through Carpathians. CAPTURE TWO OTHER TOWNS AND RAILWAY Czar Also Makes Gains in Eight for Lemberg Blow to Bothmcr. CROSS ZLOTALIPA UNDER HEAVY FIRE Austrians Ford Stream at , Korjolta and Stand a 5 Hour Grilling. PrrnooiuD, Aug. IS. Russian troops atind nl nn. nf th ontwfiv to the plains of Hungary. Jablonitza, a town at the pass of the same name through the Carpathians, was occupied by the Czar's forces y and retro-ari- d reports that their offensive In this direction Is continuing. This is the first news of an advance by the Russian southern army since the conquest of the Austrian crown land of Bukowlna was completed. Further north the Grlve for I.cmberg Is making progress too and the Rus- sians under heavy tire are crossing the Zlota Up and Byutrltra-Solotvln- a. There they captured seven ofllcers. 413 men and three machine guns Take Two Other Tonne. Through the Jablonitza Pass runs a railroad from Koloxea, In aallcia, now held by the Russians, southwest to Stlgeth, in Hungary, where It makes connections that rover all of Hungary. The town of Jablonltxs. fa atMhegsource' of. the Itlver Pruth and thirty mites southwett of Kolomes. Two other towns, Vormkhla and Ardjelluf, on the Pruth routh of Jablonitza, were occupied by the Russians after the evacuation of Jablonltia by the Austrians. v In the drive toward lumber? the Rus- sians have delivered another telling blow against the right flank of Gen. von Both-mer- retreating army at Ttistobaby, three mlln wet of the Zlota Llpa, and northwest of Monasterzysko. The Austrian crossed the river at Korjoba under the fire nf the Russian batteries, suffering heavy losses. They attempted to make a stand nn the high ground nn the west bank, where they had previously prepared strong Intrench-inent- s anil wire defences. While shells raked the Austrians from across the river the Russians moved up from the south, where they had been ex- panding their positions miring the Inst few days In the neck formed by the Zlota Llpa and the Dniester. In Grilling; fire Five Hoars. They poured a grilling fire from ma-'ni- guns on the Austrians. who with- stood the Russian uttarks for five hours and then fell bark upon the Uorojana River, four miles to the west, BattUsare raging with terrific Intensity \long the Zlota Llpa, the Russians hav- ing succeeded at several other points In igainlng a foothold on the west bank. '(Jen. Sakharuff has made a considerable ,i(tvance In the last thirty hours against the left flank of (Jen. von Bothmer's new 'liotltlons. He has cut tho Tarnopol-Lem-i'.er- g Railway at a new point. Zborow, where tho road crosseH the Slrlpa, drlv-In- s; further home the wedge between the , seniles of on, von Bothmcr and Ucn. von Uochm-Ermol- li before Brody. ITALIANS RAZE TOWN. ep Suburbs of Totmlno Fleet Fler from Trieste. Rome. Aug. 13. The Italian advance in the Isonio region goes forward Irre- sistibly nortli and south of Oorltz. Ilnllan troops are fighting fiercely for Tolmlno, and arc already In Its suburbs, which are In flames from Italian shell hre. . To the southcatt tho Italian ad-tr- ,e guard has beaten back the Aus-trls- to within thirteen miles of Trieste. A part of the Austrian fleet Is. to have left Trieste, sailing for soxo place and purpose known only to Hi commander. It Is believed here that the Austrians feel (hat Trieste Is iinri by the steady advance of the Italians. right for Rocky Peaks. Tin fighting about Tolmlno Is of the \ine detperate character that has raged ii along the mountainous Italian front. 'o rocky peaks, Munte Santa Murla \\a Monte Santa I.ucla, to the south-\- l Tulmlno on the right bank of the !!,. ? MV strongly fortified by i.\' ulrlsns, who from their summits \J drctfd a Are of light and heavy ,h\t lias prevented the Italians m?. \PJUf'nir the city. The two sum-- J will have to be stormed before en t)e won .in IP\0\ of Tolmlno would be of mm? 0 ,h \\Hans. About fifteen miles 01 uorltz, it Is on the railroad that run- - .., ... - me wiioio nnn or I lie i, tun tu.mii uren frr ,ro, lI\lr troops about the re.,! V \\'las attacked. This rail-b- .? Jy '\\ bf\ cut t wo Pu'nts, n i.J\V''Pture of Tolmlno would make ? rl'cily valueless to the Austrians. -- ,.\' aug a branch of this railroad, Lm.m fr\MI \\it southeast and then V T'l'. hat the Italians are V\- \ ''\im plntesu headrd Lrl..\\-- ' \er ' Italians mrr.o. r\lng mpldly. .wr om'r reports that the Kiev \i Army t:,,rp. which leads the ad-o- n in t'arso, repulsed counter at- -' i i Coaffevtd on Third ragf. KING FINDS YOUNGEST DEPARTURE OF 25,000 RAILROAD CONFEREES IN DEADLOCK: SOLDIER A BOY OF 12 MILITIAMEN IS HALTED Youth WILSON STRIVING TO AVERT STRIKE; Complains That They War Department Order Held Will Not Let Him Fight, Is in Abeyance Pending R. R Told to Obey Orders. MANAGERS BALK OVER 8 HOUR DAY Strike or Settlement. ' nd0\ 16. \I believe I have found my youngest soldier,\ exclaimed King tleorge durlnt his visit to the jroiit, when he saw a twelve-year-ol- d among the Northampton. H'J1\.1? Joseph Lefevre was not English. He Is the son of a dead Bel- gian soldier, and was found wandering about un()(r ,hell flra ,t TprM aopU4 by the battalion and plsced on Its rolls. He told his story In French to the King and said: 'They will not let mr, go up to fight, but keep me back with the transport.\ As I was going to suggest, and. being a soldier, you will have to obey orders,\ said the King. BRITAIN IN NO FEAR OF SHELL SHORTAGE Munitions Minister Tells Com- mons Workers Are Now Keeping Up With Cannon. London, Aug. 13. Reviewing the work of he Munitions Department of the Government In the House of Com-mo- y K. 8. Montagu, Minister of -- Munitions, after telling of the immense Increase In output of all kinds of guns and munitions by his department. In- formed the House that all rifles and ma- chine guns for the armies In the field are now supplied entirely from home sources. The quality of the guns and muni-Ro- n, he said, was equal to the quan-tlt- the artillery having during the nt fighting acquitted Itself to the en- tire satisfaction of the British army and having ns well received the praise of the trench Ministry of Munitions. This statement, he added, was particularly true of the heavy guns and howitzers. Mr. Montagu pointed out that half of , : tiii.uni.iiK rrsoruces or me country . were reniilreil fA, tl. t.... ,.. that very shortly Great Britain would nave provided for her own requirements \ie u arvoie nerseir exclusively to the wants of her allies In regard to machine guns. Already Aiding; Allies. Already, he said, she was sending large amounts of guns and munitions to her allies, and In addition was sending to France one-thir- d of her production of shell steel and transferring to her allies metals necessary for munUUa- - h amount of 0,000,000 monthly. Th production of heavy shells, said tha Minister, was now fit per cent, greaier than It was In 1914. There was now being produced In four days as much how llrer munition as wa pro- duced durlmr the whole of. last year, while there were being turned out every mofth ns many heavy guns as were In existence when the Ministry of Muni- tions was formed, and this number soon would be nearly doubled. The output of machine guns had In- creased rourteenfold, continued the Mln-Iste- r, and there could be turned out In four weeks as many of these Implements a existed at the formation of the Min- istry. Xerd of llla-- Esiiloslres. The output of high explosives wss sixty time as great as a year ago, but the amount required was 11,000 to 13.-C- tlmei as great as at Ihe beginning of the war. The output of heavy am- munition, however, he said, now covered the expenditure nf such ammunition. Referring to German press reports that the present offensive had made Ir- reparable Inroads upon the Allies' stocks of ammunition, Mr. Montagu said It was true that last month's expenditure of ammunition was more than dou- ble the amount that would have been considered adequate eight mopths ago. and that In the week pre- ceding the July offensive the amount of ammunition consumed exceeded the en- tire British production during the first eleven months of the war. It was needless to fear, however, he asserted, that tho offensive would be brousht to a prematuro conclusion by a shortage of ammunition as long as the workers and the employers continued to play their part nobly, as they were now dol\g. GERMAN SHOPS AT THE FRONT. Holiness Coin oa Jast the Same as at Home. At tiik Okrm an Field Rase ns rwc Homme Front, via Berlin and London, Aug. 13. Behind the battle front. Ger- mans are following their professions and business fiursulta the same an at home. There are little, restaurants, wnere of- ficers nnd men may eat thln-;- s obtain-abb- - In their messes: bookstores, n den- tist, n. watchmaker, oculists and op- ticians and all classce of workshops re- quired by the army. In the bookshops good literature of all kinds may be purchased, the stock of one of them Including Gertnun transla- tions of f'arlyle. Bulwcr Lytton, Marls Twain, Alp'.ioni'e Daudet and Alexandre Dumas. The dentlxt tliuo far during the year has hud 4,138 patients, among them being the Marquis Ravocourt, ror whom ho made a set of false teeth. TIES UP SUBWAY 20 MINUTES. Passentrrr Refaara to Leave Car Warn Destination Is Reversed. Alphontu) Ijimy, 42 years old, of 734 Kast 109th street, tied up the subway for twenty minutes yesterday as u mat- ter of principle. He bqarded a Brooklyn express ut Van t'ortlandt Park, and when Its destination waB reversed at Rowling Green he refused to get oft until a policeman arrested him on a charge of disorderly conduct. Msgislrate Murphy fined him 13 In the Tombs police court, even though he argued that he had tuken the same ac- tion on cars In The Bronx and had been Instrumental In diminishing the practice of reversing destinations and holding the company to their contract with the passenger, as he put It. Renamed I'otlce lasaertar. Police rommlssloner Woods yesterday nnolnled Cant. William F. Boettler an Inspector, lie has Men acting Inspector of the Tenth district. Brooklyn, lie joined the force In lltl. In 10 Com- missioner Bingham made him an In spector, but In HlO Commlsaloaer Baker reduced mm to npism. BIG NAVY BILL WINS IN HOUSE, 283 TO 51 Congress Virtually Completes Defence Plans With U. S. Second on Sea. 8037,344,000 THE TOTAL Greatest Building Scheme Kvcr Authorized in Any Country, in Time of Pence. Wasiun-otox- , Aug. IS. Congress vir- tually completed the national defence programme by finally approving the great Increases In naval construction and personnel written Into the naval bill and urgently supported by the Ad- ministration. The programme as It has finally emerged from Congress calts for ex- penditures far In excess of those ever before voted by this Government In time of peace. The national defence bills passed provide for expenditures aggre- gating SS7,3l4,000, divided as follows: Army 1267,000.000. Navy, IJ15.000.000. Fortifications, J25.74S.000. Military Academy, (2.211,000. Army and navy deficiency, $27.- - SS8.000. Total. 9137,34 4,000. The biggest naval bill ever passed by Congress or advanced by any nation In time of peace was practically made ready for the President's signature when the House accepted the Senate's big building programme as contained In the naval budget. With 3r. Democrats, 15 Hepubllc.niH and 1 Koclallst voting In opvteltlon the House approved the three yenr tnnsliUv.t!on plan, calll\E for U capital ships, by a Note of 2S2 to 51. K I train Leads Attack. Itepresentatlve Kltc'.iln. Democratic floor leader, led the recalcitrants und charged that the Administration had re- versed Itself on the big navy Isiuc. The Senate bill, he said, was \criminally waste fat.\ I's!,Hgc of this bill makes the United (Mates the greatest militaristic naval na- tion on earth.\ shouted the Democratic leader. Chairman Padgett of the Naval Com- mittee closed the spirited debate with the statement that \the President's heart Is In this matter: be wants this Iteprescnatlve Itobcrt N. Page. North Carolina, Democrat, virtually accused Secretary Daniels of brraklng faith with him and Heirresentntlvc Hensley, a \small navy\ member of the Naval Committee. Mr. Page hald that beforo the bill was re- ported from the Houc committee lie nnd Mr. Hemilcy saw the Secretary about a compromise bill that all Demo- crats of the committee could support. Mr. Daniels consequently telephoned him. Mr. Page said, that t.iu compromise bill was sitlsfactory. \Small navy men In committee ami In the House supported this compromise and even agreed to live battle cruisers,\ said Mr. Page, \yet the chairman of the committee moves y that wo ac- cept the Senate amendment, which calls for four dreadnoughts and \Bur battle cruisers the first year.\ Unlisted Strength Increased. In addition to accepting the Senate's L.t nrA.rn m\n. 4h llmibC lin a U1H iiti.,M. I\ \ -- ..L. vnl. n1in ncrtntea the hell- - ate amendment Increasing the crllsted strength of tho navy to uu men, in stead of the fil,5u men proposcu m mo iimia. i.iii the President. If a national emergency exists, may In- crease the authorised strength of the navy to S7.000 men. Tlio senate amenu-me- providing for 6,000 upptentlce sea- men in lieu of S.100 authorized In the House bill was accepted. Following this action the remaining e. iinemlmi.nu lii tllsnirreement in rrfrreil back to the conference committee. They are of com paratively minor cnaracter una inn naviu bill will be finally passed within a few- - days. The conferees hail previously agreeii upon, and the House to-d- approved of an amendment, revising the method of ..i..i... the number of ofllcers of the navy to keep pace with the I icrease in personnel, n is pro- vided that nit ofllcers above the grade fill Alt be nro- - moicd hereafter by selection Instead of seniority, nut me seniurny niriiiou win be retained for the lower grades. The ....mu.n it tin. ,fTli'rM uiithorlzeil tinder nullify, \ - -- ' : ; the personnel amendment Is 4 per cent. Of the cnusicu jujrni,\ i,u git 15,000,000 In lludcrt. The naval bill carries approximately $215,000,000, as coxpared with a budet of $160,000,000 last year. Tho amount authorised In the bill for new construc- tion li approximately Illo.OOO.OOO and In addition to this the building obligates this Government to nn outlay of 1488,000.000 for new s'.ilps. Itepresentatlve Kltcliln told the House that the expenditures proposed for the navy alone within the next threo years constituted an amount greater than the United States had raised In any one year by taxation. \I do not hesltato to profess embar- rassment as a member of tho House and as a Democrat nald Mr. Kit-chi- . \I ' remember two months ago the chairman of the Naval Affairs Com- mittee, the membsrshlp of tho House nnd, as I understand It. the Administra- tion approved my course when, as a stralghtup Democrat, 1 voteil against the extravagant, wild and reckless build- ing programme presented by the ltepub-llran- a of this House In an amendment offered bv Mr. flutter of Pennsylvania. \I was applauded by the i lmlr'iian of the Naval Affairs Committee when I sucn a programme as criminal wastend I understood that my position was that of the Administration. \And yet In two short months the chairman of the Naval Affairs Commit- tee, the Secretary of the Navy and the President asked me to get up and rat my words and support a bill that was denounced as criminal, reckless and ex- -, . , i Ceartsarif on Btcond Page. - TWW7 Employees' Committee Summons 640 Brotherhood Leaders From New York to Washington to Join Deliberations. CRISIS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY Companies Maintain Shorter Hours Would Cost $100,000,000 a Year; Men Say $20,000,000 Negotiations Continue To-da-y. WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. End of the second day of White House conferences between President Wilson and the railroad managers and the trainmen brought no solution of the problem upon which the threatened strike depends. The deadlock to-nig- ht remains unbroken. Whatever con- cessions have been made by the two parties to the controversy have 'failed to obviate the basic cause of the disagreement, and on the main point at issue the employees and the managers are almost as far apart as they were yesterday or even when the apparent impasse was first reached. Nevertheless the President is working to the end of in- ducing both sides to yield something, so that a common ground that may serve as n basis for an agreement may be reached. Essentially the situation remains as it was yesterday, but, in spite of the slight progress made in the conferences held so far, the hope persists that a settlement may be brought about ulti- mately, although several days may be required to accomplish THREE UNDESIRABLES ( BANNED BY SING SING Weeded Out Under Welfare LeAgue Psychopathy. Ossinino, Aug. 1.1. Three convicts were banished from Sing Plug y by Dr. Ilernard Qluck, head of the new Iychopathlc department. They were sent to Clinton prison. Dr. llluck explained that the men are suffering from hilliiclnatlons of persecu-tlo- n and In other wns seem lncapible of controlling themselves. For that rea-to- he s.ild, they would not fit Into the schonie which Is being tried out at Sing Sing under the auspices of the Mutual Welfare league. The three who were taken lo Clinton are the first pllsoueis tn be .ift'cted by the new policy which Dr. Oluck ndvo-cate- As rapidly as other undesirables are discovered the plan of banishment will continue until he lias the rlitht kind of men In prison for th experiment which the league Is trylnc out. Since the cren are put upon their honor and In some cases are permitted to leave the prison Dr. Oluck llleves It Is neces. sary to have only Hose who can profit by IhN llbetnl treatment. Dr. Oluck went to Clinton y to make a study of the administrative sys- tem there nnd nlo to study the charac- teristics nf tM men. lie alsti will visit Comstock prison and make a similar analyst. Tim Clinton and Cnmstuck convict will be compared scientifically with the Sing Slug prisoners. WILSON NOT TO TAKE STUMP. . s Probably Will Accept Imitations tn Speak, McCormlck Sas. Wasuinoton', Aug. 15. After a con-- ! Terence y between President Wil- son and the members nf the Democratic campaign committee, Vance C, McCor- mlck, chairman of tho national commit- tee, nnnnuueed Ihe President would miikn no speaking tour, but probably would accept Invitations to nt different places. Mr. McCormlck explained tho Pies!-dent- 's decision by saying Mr. Wilson considered a atumptug tour Incompatible with the dignity of the office of Presi- dent. So far the President's only speaking engagements are Hodgensv He, Ky., September I, nnd St. I.ouls September 20. He probably will rpenk before a suffrage meeting at Atlantic City S nnd In Boston October 12. JAIL FOR PORTO RICO MAYOR. Poller Ilxrrotlte f.'onvlrtrd of ftl!M,ni( School firnft. San Jpan, Porto Rico. Aug. IS. Mei',0, la ges \Ir'HtTI fr KMf' may l be icmoved In view- - of his .ivlctloi, on a charge of conspiracy to violate the civil servleo Iiiwh of the Island In foiling contributions from teachers In the public Hchenls. He was sentenced to six months In Jail nnd lined 1S00 and costs. He has appealed. Tile Mayor admitted the debt of J28,-00- 0 of tlie Unionist party of Pon:e, of which lie was one of the leaders, was al- most completely paid off thiough tho system of levying ussomments on the school teachers and other municipal em- ployees. Tenrhers were compelled to contribute various amounts, usually 10 per cent, of their saluiies, to obtain ap- pointments In the schools. 00MPERS ANSWERS SHERMAN. Never Attempted la Ilrllvrr Votes, He Tells Senator. Wasiiinuton, Aug, IS. Samuel Ooih-le- rs made leply to Senator Slier-ma- who veaterduy denounced him In the Senate us a \public nuisance,\ dur- ing a chiiraclrrlsailoii of certain labor leaders ,i:i arbitrary and tyrannical. \It Is Impossible for me to be ar- bitrary or tyrannical,\ mid Mr. Oonnicrs, \for there are no such powers vested In the president of Ihe American Federation of lhor. I never have at- tempted and do Hot nov ttmt' a I have, not the pxwer, to. deliver 'the of any man or group of men.\ this. The rnllrouibi nro not willing to i uic rigiu nour tiny, oven in vrluvWe. This th-- y consider the vitpi denu'tit in Hip iiintrovcrsv. Nor can tlioy, npinirently, lie Imlucwl to rt'Cunl It mi'tvly us u convenience for the tMiiiitoyt-- . They hold thnt the problem 1 1 economic nnd ttint the question before them I whether the ruUromls shall continue to mnko both owls meet or not. At their conference with the President y the suggestion waa made that If the President Insisted upon their of the eight hour day principle und woutj assume the responsibility be- fore the country of bringing It about they would In? disposed to regard the ac ceptance of It as a command. This suk KtKtlon apparently did not relieve the , tension to any appreciable extent. The railroad employees, on the other hand, show no disposition to submit what I they teKsnl as the basic demand for an iuiii ninir ua vu nruiirauuu. ccii,. though they have shown on Inclination to yield on other minor points In dispute. At the conclusion of their conference In the afternoon Mr. Garretson, who acts as spokesman, said that the situation waa Hie same as It was yesterday, Statement From Wklte Hoase. After the President had conferred with the railroad managers In the morning tliu following Matcment was given out by Secretary Tumulty: Tlie President spent an hour and i half this morning with the representa- tives of tlie railroad management. After the conference he said that It was impossible as yet to report on tho results ; all that he could say was tha: a vary candid and honest discussion was In progress about practicable bates of settlement. At the conclusion of the afternoon con- ference with the cmpIoee a similar statement was made. It ,en,.J.J, Is no change. There Is an earnest effort being made to work out u settlement. Tho hope that a satisfactory solution will bf worked out Is based almost on- - tlrely upon the fact that the Presldert ass'imed it much firmer tone with on h the nunuit'M'K ami the employees, whi?!i may result in appreciable concessions when tlie conferences are resumed tu- mor row, The railway managers are working desperately to find some way out of the deadlock. They were In session all day continuously nfter leaving the White House, nnd convened again with tlie prospect of an all night session be- - fn-- ii lli.m I'll p.itM.nnlill,-.- . ,.f w, lliA .... elr.o'nveea . mmenreil ....... . In .. flinl ...... their ... .. Insli . T, less absorbing and spent much of tho time In sightseeing. Manngers llejrctrd Proposals, A report during the day that the man- agers had ncccrded tu the principle of an eight hour day with the understanding that the details nf its application should be worked out by commission was said - erroneous uy Vo rrn to,uch wllh Uuaton. A proposition of I this kind .,, to the managers as a ba sis for working out a settlement, but It was rejected. Just what form a settlement may take appears as yet to be Impossible of c. There au no Indications that any of tlie propositions made have met with even n limited degree of npprovnl of botli sides, but the mood of the men us well ns nf the managers Is Mich that there Is hope of a mutual giving way whether or not an agreement h leached, Affr (ommimicatlug with Piesident Wilson the employees' sent word to New York for tho 610 members of the general committee to come to Washington in order to facili- tate mgntlatluns. They are expected here Thursday and probably wl see the President Friday. The managers' com-uillt- will confer with lilm again to. morrow. W. S. Carter, president of Ihe Brother- hood of locomotive Firemen and one of tlie subcommittee that has been confer-tin- g wllh President Wilson, left for New-Yor- late to lay the Htiritlon before the committee of t0, It was said that despite the request that the full com- mittee come to Washington some lead- ers believed Carter's conferences In New-Yor- might make It uunecrs-siir- y for the other committeemen lo he called Into the conferences here, Wncii' It became clear that arbitration Continued on Second pagt. RAISE IN MILK PRICE STARTS 3 INQUIRIES District Attorney Swann and State Food Commissioner Gather Evidence. WICKS PROBERS COMING Committee, Aroused by \The Sun's'' Story, to Investigate Here August 20. Three Inquiries were begun yesterday Into the action of many retail milk dealers In raising the price of bottled milk from five to six cents a pint, while continuing tho price of a quart at nine cents. Prompted by the publication In Tin SUK yesterday of advances In milk prices, tho State Department of Foods and Markets started an Investigation and District Attorney Swann Instructed his assistants, who are getting data con- cerning the milk situation, to ascertain Just why the price of a pint of milk has been advanced. Coincident with the beginning of in- vestigations by the District Attorney anu the State Food and Markets Commission came the announcement from Atb.nty tl'St the committee of which Senator diaries Wicks is chairman, und which has been Investigating milk condition.! up State, will come to New York on Au- - gust 25 to start an Investigation o! re- - . ,,,i\ i, ,,i., 1 .ftiB,.e a. a,,d ,n scanning tlie list many this T.IU ... . large companies city. nniolal not In- - aclo,n lto as prompted by Tin Sun's Since last Saturday when the exist- ence of eight pigeonholed indictments found In 1910 against as many former directors cf th rvnntuuted Milk was discovered the District At- torney's office has been gathering in formation, records and evidence from different parts of the State. It Is getting an possioie imormsuon as to rnna con- - dltlons from producers as well as dls- - tribute. All the data Is being assem bled now, but Judge Sw ann hasn't, got quite all the facts that he wants and when he does he will decide what action he will take In the matter of the pigeon- holed bills. Bottles Come High. Commissioner John J. Dillon's subor- - .lt..nt- - ,. .., : . .. ; , i'nioriu oi romii ... . , m.. liiau. limn iiiiUlliri. among milk distributers as to cause for the raise. They were toid that Pint bot- - ties In which the milk Is sold cost almost lag much as quart bottles; that It costs as much to distribute a small bottlo as a larger one, and that Ihe loss by the breakage has Increased because the l.iss' \v. niti nn 11 uscu 10 up, Borden's Condensed Milk Comnnnv onn of the few big companies that still cnars-- nve cents r pint for Orade B milk, which other concerns are exacting six cents a pint. It docs not sell Its tirade A milk by the pint bottle. H. N. Hallock, of the Borden company, eald yesterday he could nat tell whether or not his concern will be obliged ultimately by the present milk situation to Increuse the price. It la known that milk distributers would like to encourage the sate of quart bottles and discouraRe the demand for the pints. They admit it would be te tho advantage of the dealer and the cus- tomer to have a quart as the accepted unit. une big dealer pointed out yesterday that the greatest demand for pint bottles of milk conies from big office bulldltv:s nnd factories, where employees send out for their luncli or lake It o work with them nnd ttvi It off with mill:. He In- sisted he could see no hardship If a clerk or etenosraphcr Is obliged to pay an ad ditional penny tor n pint, were : the story late by wouui nave to pay live glass for milk n lest.itirntii unAn tain, the household routes the milk- - man rareiy leaves a pint nottlo at home where there are children. The Pints generally go to tte pair without kids. , Jersey .Mar Have Strike. Arross the river In Hudson county employees of nil conipinlrw doliiK huslnera there and many of them are NTfcU' V'nrlf ...... j . XW...V,,,. iie,tiriliu III orlriililze :i nnlnn .. h,,l.,,..,.l, labor organizations. A call was kent out U'.fin that an iirrriiieiii eiiiercji inio oeiween the ill k ' companies snd their eti,-iloje- gives tliein tlie to orsnnlze, When tlie organization perfected, It \ yesterday, formal demands will cc man.- - me tor a Higher wage scneouie. urivets of milk wngons say that once they were sui, 'losed to - . liver and keep accounts of only three or ' four Items, straight milk, buttermilk, Now- - are obliged liandlo tgg. butter, cheese and other articles to tlie extent of dozen or their Increased laborr. warrant higher wiwes, und why are organiz- ing. DEEP INQUIRY. Wicks Coninilltep Hold Fitendeil Hearing Here, Ai.DA.sr, Aug. IS.Tlie Wicks InveHI- - gating Committee will hold u hearing In York city Friday, August Announcement to thai effect was made y senator Charles Wicks, man Ihe committee, who Boston ascertaining certain conditions governing the milk situation Iu that city, The committee Its New meeting will try books, data and other memoranda from certain metropolitan milk concerns which will be wllh euhpeenas within the next few days. Heatings extending over rater period Kill held III New York In the Isle fall, according present in- dication. The fact that the milk gathering con- - ConHmuciI on Second Pagt, Washinotov, Aug. 15. Announce- ment was made at the War Department y that the sending tho addi- tional 23,000 militiamen to the border would be held In abeyance pending set- tlement of the railroad strike contro- versy. The order was Issued upon the recommendation of Major-tle- Frederick Funston. The following telegram from Oen. Funston was made \In view of the possibility of a gen- eral railroad strike I desire to call at- tention of War Department to difficulties that will follow In maintaining food sup- ply not only of the troops this de- partment but of the civil population well. \These border produce but lit- tle foodstuffs except cattle. In view of the foregoing I recommend that National (luard organisations which are about to slart for border States retained In their mobilisation camps until such time as the iiuestlon of a general strike shall have been determined.\ MORE WILSON JOBS FOR CONTRIBUTORS Elkus Gave $5,000, and Fran- cis $1,000 to Democratic Campaign Fund. Washington', Aug. 13. Hcturns are still coming into the Htnate showing how the contributors the Wilson campaign funds four years ago were rewarded with Kepubtlcan Senators are digging the facts and embalming them In the ' \tcorii a supplemental , l'\1 of the \des.rvlng Democrats, as fjrya!l described them, was subm tied In 'n,ahl\r rnVl filed a 1st of the campaign fund four years eluded In the recent Penrose list, were be observed. Abram I. Klkus, Just appointed ana qualified Ambassador to Turkey, ap- pears to have glvtn 15,000. David It. Krancis of Missouri, recently appointed Ambassador to Itussla, gave only 11.000, according the list. Amour the other iliii'inmjtlc \rewnrils\ disclosed by the published list Is that of appointment of John Kwlng of Louisiana as Minister Honduras. His brother Hobert gave 1300 to the campaign fund, A contributor to the fund four years ago was Robert B. (llenn. former Gov- ernor of North Carolina, who gave 1100. He was named as secretnry of the Inter- national Boundary Commission Hiul got a Job on the side \subbing\ for Serie-tar- y Hryan the Chautauqua circuit on those rare occasions when the Secre tary of Mate had to forego the i;i0 a nirtt t Httend to diplomatic matters, Judge W, Sawyer of Wisconsin put In 1200, and recently his son drew out a Federal appointment as u. United States District Attorney. Stuart O. Oibbnney of New Vol I:, who has served as counsel for the Comptroller n. ,..-.....- ... ....... .u.nui..i i.. m.iii n r,mtriiitr,r r ti nan n.. Is a close friend and protege of Secre- - .ir,r.. 11 ' UU. for now ..i.,,..,,.,! aa.sald My public: Isit.irv MeAdoo William Sharp. Ambassador to France, gave $100. fl. T. Crane. Jr., rcvreiui me jirrproi rci.r-'iar- o. Mute Hinl of Charles It. Crme of Chicago, himself the blgKest contilbutor to the Wilson campaign fund, having given J3n,00O, appears as a contilbutor of );,000. WHITE PLAINS MARKET BURNS. Four Other Biiltdlnaa llniuagril fUH.UIHI niasr. White Plains, Aug. 'lre which slatted In tlie new City Maiket caused K's.MOil damage. Four other, butldlm:. wire scorched hv the Hume. The market, a two story frame build- - iu owned strike We're stock I'ged vv it lie clerk iclck ni- - ...... yesterday for a mai.s meeting at .lager's One of c.ono pounds knocked Hall, Tonnele mid West Newaik down to the bidder at a Jersey City, on Friday nlslil at 7 hundred pounds, and another lot, The notice forth tli.B- of p.noo of Hm re- - Is unoii cnmpameH de c, they to n They that's the to on 2,\ cliulr will be In' at York to secure a gi be tu of in as be to office. up to as to to of on O. iu In ''' \oosier iieany iompahy. which i houses a catidv bakerv. dentists' i offices n m'.sloii hall, were saved after catching on HIGH PRICE FOR OLD PAPER. Clt ItrnlltPa ns Milch ns -- Ml Cents m Pound nt Aoetlnii, old paper brout n 'day nt a sale ordered by David guson. of CKy Hectml, li - ,i, ,.., .,r ,l. r.... ..n.,,,,, c ...in- - Ine. turned es the Clfi; A'cconi. it It, '15 a liimdied pounds, of ucli , .paper In Hints IiiIiik 20 to 60 a bundled pounds. Yestenla.v's sale, held Ht the dlatrib - ot tne cirj isrtara, at S6 street, realized about 1470, was largely attended paper stock dealers. DECLINES MEXICAN MISSION. Refuses to Serve on resident's Commission. 15, thin! man originally selected President Wilson lo serve Secretary Justice Draudcix on the cnniiiil.sslon to coiii'iose Mexican border troubles has declined to serve, it became known to- night. T,,e ''resident Is understood to be \\\\''\Irg n list of available men. T,lf or \ ,,,lr' '\M\ \niong the original selections not divulged. HUGHES 6 FAVORITE. Hrltlns; Commissioner nrports Small Waiter on llrpuhHraa, Kdnard . Mitjuade, curb broker bettlliK commissioner, I, i. has arrived. reports some small wagers on Hughes as to 5 favorite, compared previous actual betting of 2 to I. Some small bets been made on Whitman at of- - to . wfctto the Beabury backers offering I to I, NEW GAR STRIKE THREAT BY MEN ON GREEN LINES Ultimatum Soys X. T. Hall- ways Co. Discharged Ex-Strike- rs. UNIONISTS DEMAND REPLY IN 21 HOURS Company Managers Said to Have Interfered \With Or- ganizing of Workers. BROKE AGREEMENT .WITH EMPLOYEES? Subway and \!' Hands Meet Systems Face Trouble. Another strike will bo called on the lines of tho Now York Hallway Com- pany (green cars) probably n'ght unless President Theodore 1. Shunts and Clcnernl Mumigrr Frank Medley recedo from the position tliry are accused nf having taken In dealing with the union employees who out on strike two weeks nyo. A was ent tn President Shouts by a committee of employees, headed by William Conway, president of tho union men employed on the lines. It accused the company utllcluls or indli. crinilniitcly dlnoh irslnc ftrlkcr.s had returned to work. Interfering with organization of dip carmen , vlolatliir iiijrrHineiit ,y which the. trouble was ended. letter de- manded an Immediate reply. Carmen Show .MIHlnut Spirit. The militant spirit of Mime of ihe n employed on tho New Voik Hall- ways and on the Interborough Itapni Transit Company was shown nt i meeting culled at Lyceum by tin union lenders last night In opposition the assembly of subway elevated emplo)ees called by President Shouts on Monday evening. While th.s meeting was held tn cur ill more Interhornugh cmplo ,cs in union yelcit a committee of of tii.it coipor.itlon to pir-c- demand-- , tn tlie company threats wen expressed speakers mat nuiiher be ordered on iln N Itallwa.vs because President Shunts had violated the promise u.aib t Ihe stnkei The union leaders. Inciud ni- - Willi.,, B. Fllrgernld, who manured the previ- ous strike; P. .1. ii'lirien. four h of the carmen's union, ;uid William Collin., Ksner.il organizer of Ihe American Federation of l..il,.ir, were In a Rrlm, flshtlng mood l.in ulBht They sent a message to D. Malum, Inter- national pre-lde- nsking him to re- turn lo tit.v linimd utely became, the company bad violated In nmst nasrunt manner the compact sUned with Mayor Milchcl ami Chairman Straus of the Service Commis- sion. II rm nnd Answer J I lunr. \We will Klve ihe company twentv- - four hours to send us nn anwer,\ said ritzceinM l.i.i niL-ii- f -- if .i, the orgaulzMlon of union ns they lid last nlftht nt the mertiiiR of subway elevated employee, and ns they will attempt to do nt tn.i meetliiBs of the New York Il iMwa.v eiipdovee. We ar not gn'ng lo w,i ; for arbitration If ciimpiny l.erps Hi. ins nn o i men t'i v.o.iiiiou i.f t li \All thee tlilnss have so! to and quickly, loo. , cominlliee of lias sought In vain to get in touch with Ihe superintendent of t\ o .. i\nipan lino vv.in lliilli.v. It has been ,inios li e 10 pet an Interview. . cordlngly, we nn n letter n lias been eut to President Shunt expect an answer b Thursday uori ' .lit rates-!- . We ore twice as slmiic ns we were a ago, because w It. ,.i.,.i n,n .. i n... ,n.i n, (n(, ,i,wrr we e.Uhi el hundreds more .anncn Into tin union, ti,e company wants u tlii'.v'll get t this time.\ Major nnd In lie Siiiiiiiimird f It seemed almost certain last lug I that unless there Is u sudden chance In situation Mayor Mitchd. now- - u citizen soldier In 111\ Phitl.bum train- ing camp, and Mr. SI ran, head of tho Public Service Commission, who W up in Maine, will be called back lo the. illy lo adjust Ihe new difficulties. Tlie ileletmlniil attitude taken the union men Is sel forth in Ihe concise lei- - tor which President Conway. .1. Byrne, financial secretary: lidwaid Mi- - Ntnn, vlce-pr- Idetil, and John ir.Meaia, bualne.sH of Ihe empn i the New York Halw.iH. sent last to President Shouts, Tills letter lollows \Nkw Voiik. August IS, I'.'lfi \Mr. Throiliirr I', Simula, irrmilfiil Vrii Vin.- - iinii-oy- Coiiipiin;, .Vnc I'or' Clf.'L \Dear Sir: We, tlie undetslgnril com- mittee, representing the rmpo,vee of hoiiee upon sj.ttrn, li pursuance Willi the iiEteemeui entered Into on Angu-- t 7, I .IB, be- tween yourself and Messrs Mahon, Fitzgerald, nnd Fildiger for Ihe euiplo) eee, call .voiir aiiciitiou In what we consider a debbeniin ind flagrant vlolallon of this iinecniriil upon Ihe of the officials of jn'ir company, \First Slme Ihe leiiirii of the tn wink, by lndicrinilr i e . charging of men who hid pirtlclp.itril i, the suspension of work, when uu weiu Ing the business ventre, by M. a satisfactory reply we will call n M. lmeybluni and Michael CavanaiiKh. twenty-fou- r hour-- . nut was ruimd. A meat tnatket In tho same gnius to make n mistake tins time. Ves. structure was destroyed. The S.im Kills' the situation lias changed Ihe Store and wers (lain-- 1 We can't for nrliilratlsin If by smoke nnd water Two la'.ue the romnanv nllklals i.ro-ee- !., i.,,. eie not tor the accommodation, ' \arns n'ar Lie sioie tlcsuoyeil. union buttons off the men If tliev aforesaid or stenographer! A two building owned by their promise Interfering' with cents at (hi milk i lot was live- - nucs, :3 sets unsold more. PLANS New by of served Slates H, son stoic, und tlie. Rood jester Fei Supervisor the ,ii.,.,l ......... cop or nrouc .iles normal from cents Ulliig Iteade and by Third Man Wasim.mitiiN, Aug. The by with Lane and long has been 5 and says election He a with have odds are Other went letter who the the, The lines the and the ami hy lie-u- p would Vonc W. hi.s Public the the, and the \top. stop diew vvh the week lmues and have light sirnns jhe both by John agent night each car .voiir part within within day. wa.t division TO

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