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YOUTH IS NOW SOUGHT AS SLAYER OF GIRL
American Runners First in Olympic Distance Heats
V I:T1IKH Knlr to-nlcht unit
PRICE ONE CENT.
IN BIG RACES 10-
Stars and Stripes Lead at Finish
, in Nearly All of Running
SPIKED BY SHEPPARD?
Contestant Accuses American,
but Britons Decline to
RESULTS OF OLYMPIAD TO
DAY. Beven Americans Joan raul
Jones, 3ftl Sheppard, Klvlat, Hed
lund of Boston, Madeira of Fsna
sylranla, Taber of Brown TTnlrcr
ilty and MoClure of California
Qualified to ran In the 1,600 metre
aml-Qnale to-morrow. Xlvlat mad
the fasttst time of 'the preliminary
seats, 4. minutes 4 a-4 seconde.
Two Americana, Bonhaf and
cott, qualified for the flnala of tne
8,000 metre ran. They have aralnit
them Xohlehmalnen, trie rinn who
won the 10,000 metre ran, as their
moat dangerous opponent.
K. J. Ketaer of Chicago won hla
btat in the 100 metre awlm, back
Tha rlnna mada a clean awaap
of tha rlrht and laft hand J a vUn
Bncland won tha 400 metre relay
race, with Sweden second and Ger
many, third, dliQOallfled.
(StwcUl Ctbti Dfipilch tn Th Ennlni World )
STOCKHOLM, Sweden. July !.
With s:vcn of the fastest mlddlo-dls-tanee
runners In the wjild, Klvlnt,
John Paul Jones, Mel Sheppard, Hei
lund, Taber, Madeira and McClue
qualified for the l.oOO-meiro -semifinals,
and with DonhuR mC Sci'tt
ready for the 5,000 metro ilnils, the
American delegation at tho Olymii'o
games looks forward to iho morrow
eager for tho almost certain victories
Tho seeming certainty with which
these came forward, first, second or
third In the preliminary heats, thus
Qualifying for tho further tests, was
taken, even by the spectators other
than American, as a further demon
stration of the surpassing swiftness
of the Americans In running, as in
dicated by the clean sweep of the 100
metre dash and the 800-metre run
en the first two days of the meet
An Instance ot the desire of the
manager of both tha American and
British teama to heal over and forget
the wounda to International friendli
ness dealt by the disputes at the Lon
don Olympiad In 1W8 was furnished
when A. Hare of England tried to make
a protest against Sheppard's victory
over him In the first heat of the 1.C00
metre run. Hare said Sheppard had
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BY THE TAFT IN
As Head of National Commit'
tee He Will Direct Work
in President's Interests.
WASHINGTON', July 9.-Charlcs D,
Hlllof. President Tnft's Secretary, was
to-day chosen Chulrman of the Hepubll
can National Committee,
James D. Iteynolds ot Massachusetts,
a member of tho tariff board, was
These selections were made by the
nine members of tho National Commit
tee acting as a sub-committee after con
ferenoea with President Taft.
Chairman Hltlea and the full National
Committee will meet on July 19 at the
Waldorf-Astoria In New York to ap
point a Treasurer, other officers, an ex
ecutive committee and an advisory conv
, At to-day's meeting Otto Bannard of
New York, Charles O. Dawes and Dvld
R. Forgan of Chicago, John Wana
maker of Philadelphia, K. 1 Swlnney
of Kansas City ami John Haysi Ham
mond of Washington wcro all consld
ered for the office of treasurer, but not
even a tentative decision was reached.
Mr. Illller will resign hla office as
secretary to tho President on Saturday
night. It Is not thought likely that
Sir. Taft will appoint a siiccensur, but
will turn tuo business of th,) executive
unices over to mo two .imatutu secrc
turles, lluriulph Former ,ir.d Shorn mn
Headquarters of the National Commit
ten uro t bu op.'lled In New York the
first of next week. They probably will
be In tho Metropolitan l.lfo Uulldlng,
the tuna as four years usi.
Tho opening of a Mlddl Wctorn
headquarters at Chicago an! a P.icltle
Coast headquarters at Portland, Ore.,
was Considered at to-day's meeting of
the su'b-cnmmltteo and practically de
cided upon, Italph K. Williams, former
Republican National Committeeman for
Oregon, was practically selected to take
charge of tho lar Western offices.
Tho Oklahoma contest between James
A. Harris and .George C. Priestly will
ln taken up at tne meeting on July 19.
After tha sub-commltteo finished Its ex
ecutlve session to-day, A. M. Stevenson
of Colorado and former Gov. Hachelder
of New Hampshire conferred with the
J"ot til C"itw:e, Central, Hotith American. in1
Rirmitll Mt.lm.hjn llnM Tr.i.lln-.' ,,uk. ml
nuDtr . ordert. ILijijr. mil irirl cJiwlc room
encn dsi and nliht Th WmM Trrl Kuretn.
r;d. Ijjlltwr i World) ltnlMIni, Men pti
TO LEAD CAMPAIGN
" Circulation Books Open to All."
Thr rreM fitblUhlnv
PARK FIRE SWEPT
Two Hundred Cottages, Two
Hotels and the Business Sec
RESIDENTS IN PANIC.
Summer Sojourners Lose Their
Belongings Flames Still
Unchecked Late To-day.
WATKRTOWN, N. Y., July . Fire,
which lata this afternoon wan Mill
burning fiercely, practically wiped out
Thousand Island Park, St. Lawrenco
Itlver. The Columbian and Wellesley
Hotels are In ruins, as well an practi
cally the entire business portion of
the park. About two hundred cottages
The loss no far la estimated at
The hotels and summer cottages were
filled with summer sojourners, most of
whom lost their belongings. There Was
a panic n tho flames spread but It la
believed that alt of the guests escaped,
Thousand Island Park Is one of the
most popular resorts on the Bt .Law
HEIR TO MILLION, SHE SPENT
LITTLE FOR HER MARRIAGE.
Trousseau and Wedding Supper
Cost Mrs. Olga R. Bayne
Although sho has nearly a million dol
lar;, Mrs. OI;a Roosevelt Uayne, cousin
ot former President llootevelt, spent
less than t2,0C) for her trousseau and
wedding supper when she married Dr.
Joseph Urecklnrldge IJayno last Novem
This was disclosed to-day In the Su
premo Court when Jiutlco Oavegan dis
charged Robert 11. Roosevelt Jr. as
guardian of Mrs. Uayne, who has Just
come of age.
Charles I.. Hoffman, referee In settling
tho estate, found that rs. Uayneis In
tern! In tho estate of her mother. Mrs.
Grace G. Roosevelt, was over 1K5.000.
This Is tho second fortune within a
month that lias come to her. On June
2S Mrs. Uayne received SCCO.OOO from tho
ejtato of her grandfather, Loronio C.
Wnodhnuse, which had been held In
trust for her.
Three years ago Mrs. Rayno Inherited
SCOO.ono from the estate of .Mrs. Stephen
B. Cummins. Since he was seventeen
years old alio has received Jl".ftj a yeir
for her support and education.
BABY TRAMPLED ON
BY RUNAWAY HORSE.
Thrown Out of Cab After Animal
Bowls Over Street Organ
A baby was trampled on and a police
man hurt to-day In a sensational run
away on Harway avenue, Rrooklyn. The
horse, a big bay attached to a delivery
wagon owned by Henry Pernlck of No.
54 North Sixth strret, Hrooklyn, took
fright at a boy flying a kite and bolted
north on Harway avenue.
At Hubbard street the horse collided
with an organ grinder and -his Instru
ment, throning both up on tho sidewalk.
Then the animal leaped on the sidewalk
overturning fifteen-months-old Dorothy
Jx'onardfcon, who was being wheeled
In ft carriage by licr father, liaac.
Scores of children who had gathered
about ihu hticct organ screamed, anil
Patrolman M'-Nerny, of tho Hath Reach
station, appenred In time to grali at
tho horse, lie caught thu bridle, and
w.u dragged a block bcfoio ho brought
the norm) to a s'op.
An ambiilnnru wh summoned from
(lie Coney Island llmplul and the baby
suffering fium cuU abo.it : lm head and
face taken there. Tlio patiolman's
clothing was torn and hu was badly
OF HE A T DEA THS NO W 31.
PIIIIDKM'HIA, July . neftt
caused tha death of three persons In this
city up tn 1 P. M. to-day, and was In
directly responsible, for threo other per
sons committing suicide.
Although the Government thermom
eter registered S3 degrees at noon In
contrast with 91 degrees at the same
hour yesterday, the various hospitals
were kept busy treating heat easts.
During the last week thllty-ono pivson
have died In Philadelphia from tho
jbresent torrid wava.
NEW YORK, TUESDAY, JULY 9, 1912.
America's Crack Runners Who Qualify
To Contest the 1,500 and 5,000 Metres
HEAT KILLS FIVE
TO-DAY AND THERE'S
NO SIGN OF RELIEF
Calls for Ambulance for Sun's
Victims Become General in
With the thermometer 91 At I o'clock
and still soaring and Ave dead before
noon, the second day of the heat wave
continued to aflllct the city, with no
relief In sight.
Prostrations Increased In number us
tho duy advanced, hut the resisting
powers of thoso who felt the heat most
are not yet worn down to a point where
the hospitals become Jammed, as they
did during the protracted heat spell of
last summer. The dead are:
Samuel Townsend, aeventy-two,
of No. E Macon street, Brooklyn;
dlad at hla post of watchman at
the Greenpotnt ferry.
John Kaln, sixty-nine, of No.
1640 Tenth avenue, Hrooklyn; died
while walklnr on Windsor place,
Aaron Bresser, thirty-eight, of
No. 1J38 Forty-fourth street,
Brooklyn; died at his home.
Johanna Roether, fifty, of No. 1003
Flushing avenue, Brooklyn, died In
August Thlrle. seventy-four, of
No. 139 Hast Hlghty-second street;
slept on the roof of the tenement
where he lived and rolled off. He
wan Instantly killed by the fall.
James Dooley, a laborer, residing at
No. 3221 Fifth avenue, was the first man
to be prostrated In the day's long list.
He was overcome at his work at One
Hundred ' Thirty-sixth street and
Kast Itlver, bcfoio 9 o'clock and was
tal.cn to tho Lincoln Hoipltal. After
that I. jur the calls for ambulances be.
camo. general over a'l the four bor
ouxhs. Many were treated whero they
had collapsed and then allowed to go
to their liorres; others more seriously
affected were taken to the hospl al.
MORE HEAT COMING 8AY3
Keop your eyes off the thermometer
to-day; you'll feel cooler If you don't
look. But If you simply MUST, be sura
not to pick out one that Is plastered
against a burning brick wall alluringly
near to a soda water fountain; that
thermometer will Inveigle you Into
For It Is hot, you know, old top, and
It's going to be hotter yea, much hat
ter. Old Dr. Scarr, who sits up on tha
crags and pinnacles of thu Whitehall
llulldlng, where the Weather Bureau Is
located, says so.. Take it on the word
of a visiting fireman, old Dr. Scsrr Is
always conservative about cIvlnA out
I m PRINCE DE BOURBON
'HOW MERCURY CLIMBED.
This Is the way thn heat climbed
and thn humidity, It teammate In
bringing summer distress, tumbled,
according to the official announce
ments of the Weather llu'rmi:
Hoar. Temperature. Humidity
9 B3 es
10 88 (13
11 B8 48
12 0 41
1 Bl 38
9 B3 40
3 BS 43
MB 91 48
heat forecasts and when he says to-day
will beat yesterday's record by 3 or 4 de
grees he Is trying to let down sweltering
humanity hereabouts as easily as hu can.
At 9 o'clock this morning he chirped
over the wire from his cool perch tn the
empyrean that he wouldn't be surprised
If his official bulb aiueesed the mercury
up to 95 by 2 o'clock. There was no relief
In siiht, either, so far aa ha could dope
out the pressures and the heated areas
and all that sort of thine.
Storms? Wall, no; he didn't see any In
the offlng. Of courae, the excessive heat
might stir up one ot these neat lit ue
Jersey thunderers, purely local and usu
ally disappointing In Its effects upon the
general condition of the atmosphere.
Dut old Dr. Bcarr wm not mil,. ,
! compromise his reputation by nmnhuv.
lug that we would even have one of'
After the slnler of yesterday the!
ami I woa uil Ilia JUU lO-Ua Willi a
thoroughly confident air of beating
the summer's record which ha hung
up yesterday. At 8 o'clock this morn-1
tng the official thermometer stood ut 1
7G. It crept up Just one degren an
hour, until at 8 o'clock It registered
"7. Then It playfully uklpped five
mimhrrn mid ut nine the little thread
of Ntlvcr hud Htt'etclicd to tho i2 mail;. '
At II o clock It was SI.
They don't begin to meaxuin tli
humidity until S u'rlork, At that hour
It was it, li'Jt nr. always happens when 1
the heat l rUlns. the humidity begin
to be illtt'p'.ted, At 9 oYlo.k It was
a, and going down. The weather man !
mougni mat, unnrn non the humidity
would bo so low that what we'd have
to suffer would be little boildos una
dulterated heat. Hut that's enough.
BOSTON'S HOTTEST DAY;
MERCURY UP TO 97.
BOSTON, July . One doith and ten
prostrations dua to htt had been re
ported In Boston up to noon to-day, thn
hottest day of the year. William Cole-
man, twenty-flve years old, who was
I overcome yesterday, died In a hospital.
I At noon the mercury In the official ther
I momelnr on top of the Federal building
iregtsteied VI degrees, as compared with
rX4 at the same hour yestenliy, Tbo
humidity, however, was below normal.
" Circulation Books Open to
SUED BY WIFE TO
Princess Says She Was De
serted After Secret Ceremony
Believes Husband Here.
LONDON, July P.-Judge Mr Henry
Ilargntvn Deann In tho Divorce Court
to-day gave Imivn to serve Prince
Charles do llourhon, who Is understood
to bo In the United .States with substi
tuted service In n cult brought by
Princess Jeaumt rY Ilourlion for a de
cree of nullity of marriage.
According to u br!f statement mada
by Ilia Princess's counsel, the couple
wore- secretly married In London In
January, 1910. In the following fptem
ber the Prince Is alleged to have de
serted Prlnoess Jeanne in Paris. He
thenceforth disappeared, and rrlnceaa
Jeanne la suing on the ground that the
marriage ceremony was void.
The name of Prince Charles de Bour
bon appeared recently In an affidavit
submitted by Henry F. Illtchey, ex
manager of tho Hotel 1-nthatn, to Su
preme Court Justice Brady In this city
upon the application of his wife, Harah
Purdy Illtchey, for alimony pending a
suit for divorce. In his aftldavlt Illtchey
alludes to the Prince thus:
"My wife allowed herself to be made
the victim of the social fatclnatlon of
a certain advonturer known as Prince
de Bourbon, who with his wife and son
stopped at the litham until ho had In
curred n ll, obllgitloii for board. This
nn allowed brcause I was weakly In
lliieii'i'd by Mrs. Itlteliey'M Interresilon
i.ii'l coaxing of tne to extend further
credit, Meiinw Idle Hint bestowed upon
these people casii and valuable, gifts
imilnsl my wishes und .vUlso."
In answer to her liukluiid'a affidavit,
Mis. fl!t''hey admitted that nhe had an
Intercut In Prince fharles do llourbon
find his family and said that om Frank
Howard has been ll'iuldatliw the claims
of her husband against tne Prince.
The man styling himself Prince
Charles dn Bourbon mis accepted In
Philadelphia and Now York society for
several years until one of his oredltors
made an Investigation nf tils title ami,
It I alleged, discovered that, thero are
only two men having a rUht to that
title and that both of tirlm live In
Hurope. He told his friends In the
Ni-w York and Philadelphia rlubs that
his wife was a daughter of the la to
Mr. Conger, once .Minister to China. He
made no mention In this country of
ever having married the Princess Jean
de Bourbon mentioned In tho London
BY A YOUTH SHE KNEW
PEN KNIFE HI W
Police Obtain New Clues as Great
STAINED , DOLLAR BILL
MAY HELP SOLVE MYSTERY
Florence Molz Admits She Lied to
Police After Two Days Are
Wasted on False Clues.
The Investigation of the murder of twelve-year-old Julia'Connors taofc
a sudden turn this afternoon when Capt. Sam Price of the Bronx D
tective Bureau announced that the theory that a while-bearded old man.
or a foreign-looking man of middle agd had perpetrated the Tiwrlbk
crime had been abandoned and that search was now being mad for ft
youtii well known in the neighborhood.
The incoherences of the litlle friends of the slain ch'ild who first
told of the peculiar old man and then implicated the innocent ice peddler
have only become more involved the further they are pursued. Capt.
Price at first believed that these stories were merely nromrrturl hv hveUei.
cal imagination, but now lie is convinced that at least one person Is de
liberately striving to conceal something.
& Kvldonce hss t...n nv..i-.x -..-
GOV. DIX EXPECTS
Stale's Executive Repeats He
Is a Candidate Does Not
Think Mayor Would Run.
AZfllANY. July 9. Oov. D1x returned
from his Thomson home toduy and re
Iterated that he was a candidate for
renomlnatlon. "I expect," said he, "that
the party will tender me a renomlna
tlon and I am frank to say that I am
In discussing the possible candidacy
of Mayor Oaynor of New York for the
Gubernatorial nomination, tho Gov
ernor said he believed the Muvor was
of the same frame of mind now oh lie
wan two yearn ago, when he declined
that hu would not iellno.ul.ili ' til s
present olllce fur the GovertioiNhlp
"In the selection of a national Pro
gressive candidate at Halt, more," said
tho Governor, "the progressive ad
ministration of New York Hlato was
reflected. I believe thn Baltimore plat
form was nil amplification of tho
Rochester ploliret of (wo years ago,"
MORGAN AND VANDERBILT
OPPOSE MOVING PLATFORM.'
J. Phrpmt M irg-in and A If re I (iAynne
Viwiiler illt were tepi seated oy Walter
If. Me: rtt o fore th" Publl Sei vli'i
Commission to-lay lis a motion fir a
rehtnrlng on fie jn ipi.l mning ,w.
form railroad l-l w t surface of
Thirty-fourth street, the route of willed
win approved lant weuk by tho Public
.Mr. Merrltt said h.s clients protested ai
property-holders, on the ground thut
their property would bu Injured by the
road If It wer constructed, and Henry
O. Opdyke, on engineer, who accom
panied Mm, said that tho Vanderbllt Ho
tel, at Thlil y-f mirth street und Park
avenue, would be endangered by th
Chairman Wlllcox said that ho did not
sen Just how the proparly of the two
p.oteitunti could suffer as a result of
the construction aiH operation of a mov
ing platform, but J. Sergeant I'rrtui. who
was not present when Iho route was
formally approved, favored u rehearing
ami the commtsslnn granted one, to bo
TALKS OF GAYNOR
fn-nla-ht and Wednesday.
PRICE ONE CENT.
Funeral of Dead
furnishes nn excellent basis for tba ma.
"'imptlon that Julia Connors waa lured
to tho vacant flat In which aha waa
murdered by a young man aha knew,
and had known for some time; a youmt
man who wa ,0 well-known to h.r
lltt o alrl friends. He waa not a.
Italian, said Capt. Price, nor did ha In.
filet thn forty wounds on tha ohlld'a
l-dy with rt stiletto. Instead ha used
a penknife. Coroner's Physician lUetel
man says the wounda were too shallow
to hiv hr. n Indicted by a stiletto.
The polio win not report on soma ol
he new phases, of the testimony uattt
tnoy have nuaheri fh.i- i,.i...
limit. Horencn Mni h.
. , . .. ' " wno
. P. . '"' poU" ''"VestlgHtlon in
"iio of lies and sent the detective out
on half 0 dozen false leads, la aUU da-taln-d
by the police. She waa not qua,
tloned to-day and will not be quaetloaed
attain jintll some of the new evidence
has been thoroughly sifted.
STAINED DOLLAR 1ILL PRO
VIDES A NEW CLUE.
Capt. Brennan of the Bathgate are
nui station was Informed thla aftar
noon that a man named EMppel. whf
conducts a saloon at One Hundred mat
Twenty.flfrj, street and Mornlnakl
avenuo. had In his possession a btood.
stained dollar bill which Da thought
might offer a clue try search for
the murderer. On Sunday afternoon a
man went Into Hlppol'a a!, an, t,n.
ered ,, nneJ , ,n wyment
drink. lie was a short, dark-skinned
"'"",? was badly acraichi;
Polce Captain Fourot. the finger
print export, reported this afternoon
that the photographs he had taken In
the bathroom where Jull r..
laln wire valueless to the department
ion my nngcr prints obtained wara
An enormous crowd gathered about
tho little Church of Our Lady of Vic'
tory, nt Vubter avenun and Ona
Hundred und .Seventy -first xtr..t h
llroiu. to.day whllo a luw requiem
mass was being said for the murdered
Mio nmull church was Jammed with
purentu and children, and outside tha
press wu.i so great that the funeral
c-arrluges could scurcely make their
way from thn home of the murdered
child' parents at No. :S73 Third '
A dozen dotectlves mingled with' tha
crowd In the hope ot coming serosa
some child or udult who could add to
the vague and unsatisfactory clues thua
far obtained. The combined efforta of
twenty detectives and two police cap.
tains during the night and moralng
were without result and practically .no
progress has twan mode In unravelllajf
CLOTHING OF A SECOND QIRL
FOUND BY POLICE.
On topfot this blind tropins, cornea tha