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MOB CHASES FOUR "MURDER BROKERS'
WHEN PRISON DOORS OPEN TO FREEDOM
WHWIH -If It l.-NUIil
price ONE CENT.
ROBIN UNDER HYDE'S FIRE:
SWEARS HE WAS FORCED TO
MAKE THE CUMMINS LOAN
Declares the Ex-Chamberlain
Threatened to Withdraw City
Deposits in Northern Bank.
OWN ACTS QUESTIONED.
Wont Tell Right Name Because
N Might Incriminate Him in
Joeeph O. Robin, wrecker of the North
Mil Bank, took the wltnee stand this
afternoon to testify before Justice Ooff
In Extraordinary Term of the Supreme
Court against t'harlea II Hyde, former
City Chamberlain, churged wit., bribery
In connection with loans made by Iton
1n'a bank to the then tottering Carnegie
The trial got under way after Attor
ney John B. Stanehfleld and Mux D,
tener had made a sensational effort to
have the case dismissed. The move waa
ea unexpected that the District-Attorney
waa caught nappinc.
The attorneys for Hyde demanded the
dlamlssal of the Indictment on the,
(round that It was lrwunVlent mid that!
tha $130,000 loan made by the Northern '
Bank to the then crumbling Cameglel
Trust Company was not to Hyde's per-
anna: advantage or henetlt. Mr. Stanch- j
field's argument seemed to have great
weight with Justice f,ntt, arho denied
the motion "until the People' case is
HYDE'S ATTORNEYS BELIEVE
CAM WILL BE DISMISSED.
He gave each side leave to Bit briefs.
Attorneys for Hyde believe he will grant
he motion and dlmla tha mm with
out letting It go to trie jury, after pel -
m'ttlng the Dlsti let -Attorney and bis
aides to file a formal protest.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman RabOOOWltt of
No. 161 Btlg h Wick avenue. Williamsburg,
the aged couple who claim to be the
parents of Joseph Hobln. the Slate's
main witness, were In the wi:ness room
arty under subpoena from the defense
In his trial Robin denied that the aged
Ruaalana were bis parents, although
thay furnished strong proof that they
ware. Tha Hyde lawyers expect to
place them on the Hand to discredit
tha former head of the Northern Hank.
Robin took the stand at 2.30 o'clock.
Ha was examined by Assistant lMstn, t
Attorney Moss, to w.ioni he auid he was
director In the Northern Hunk and
Chairman of the Board of Director.
Q. Did you know William J. Cummins
and J. b. Relchman of the Carnegie
Truat Company'.' A. Yea.
Q. In Aug. 1910, did you meet them,
with Mr. Hyde? A. Yes. On tha twen-ty-aecond.
In Hyde's office at No. 37
Q What time of the day? At 8.30
P. M. I went there from the Carnegie
Truat Company where 1 had been in
oonfcj, i, . with Cummins, who accom
panied me to Mr. Hyde office.
TELLS OF A THREAT MADE BY
Q. What was Midi A. Tha talk
lasted two injurs. Cummins said he
wanted me to look over the propOMd
loan of 1110,000 to tha Carnegie Trust
Company Mr. Hide said: 'These boyi
are up against It. and 1 want you to
help them out' I told him it was Im
possible and that We then bad more
money on dapoall In the Carnegie Trust
(Continued on fourth I'age.)
ESTATES of Inch men
SWEAR OFF TAXES.
The eatate of afrior Str.ius sWl'N "fl
till afternoon taxation Oil ej,o90,00Q, toe
aatate of Benjamin Ouugtnnelm efftiiu
off taxation on 11,000,000 of propel t
Both Itraui and Quggenhelm wcrt ;
tlm of the lata Titanic disaster
William l Vanderbllt Jr. appeared
before the Tax Hoard and IWOre n,T tha
taxation on IliOO.cOfl on the ground that
tia waa a non-resident and Wgl pa) ir.il
in Suffolk County.
PANAMA r.vu. OaWltHt.
AM, UlSKS V TUB W..BI.I. HUVBC
uat Aft a. 9. x
I. ,i.i, I,,.,. i...
i ,1,9 necinuui ew, .
BY BIG BLAST IN
Brick, Stone and Mortar and
Other Debris Hurled for
A heavy chaige of dynamite, set off
to loosen a P'le of wrccKage in the
ruins of the Equitable Building, to-day
li altered debris througu for a block,
broke windows on the opposite lid Of
Broadway and Injured four pi -sin;
citixens, one of whom may be tatally
hurt, rieees of brick, stone and iron
Were sen: spinning through the air with
the veil icily of cannon balls, and It Is
a wonder many persons were not badly
William Jordan, a Custom Houst
clerk. Using at No. 2. Kast Thirty
second street, was struck by two PlOOOl
of debris, line cut a gash In his head,
the other struck him in th abdomen.
He f 11 unconscious to the sidew alk an 1
the Hurgeons at Hudson Street Ho. -pital,
to which Institution he waa hur
ried, said his Injuries nilgiu cause his
MISSILE. TEARS OFF MESSENGER
Qeorge W. lialgetty, a messenger for
th brokerage house of R, H. Hero, and
living at No. :-33 West Sixth-eighth
street, was entering Brand way from
Thames street when the blast went off.
A sect. on of brick almost oarrled uway
his rlitht hand.
A oig plaoa of stone. wMnlng along
the ground tort through the skirt of
Mrs. Anna Plrklner of No. UH M i 1 1 son
avenue, who w;ts entering the building
at No. Ill Ilroadway. The instep of bar
right foot was fractured by the missile
and the flee.ng crow I bumped Into her
and kno ked her Hat on iter face on the
stone sieps of the building.
Sections of bricks, chunks of niortnr.
pieces of marble and fragments of
steel ahot through the windows of the
txf okeragS otflees Of Raymond Pynohon
& Co. In the Trinity Hull, ling, across
from the Kiulta.lle ruins, William
Ilazen, , on n e ' ted with How, Jones &
Co., was in the Pynohon customer'
room and a piece of brick struck him
on the V.i,'k of the neek and knocked
him tlat. A big chunk f stone grated
the head of the manager of the firm
V. S. W aller and made a deep dent in
Others wire slightly Injured by flying
dean-Is and broken glass. Half a dozen
girls and women Were knocked down
and trampled when the biast went off.
OLD ENTRANCE BLOCKED BY
The I'quitable Building wreckage Is
being cleared away by the Fuller Con
struction Company under the direction
of Supt li. W Braid. Owing to the
massive cbiiricter of the construction
of the building the work is extremely
difficult What w.i- formerly the ar
cade from tho Broadway entrance is
blocked by tons of heavy mat, rial, an I
In the northwest corner of the ruins are
heavy steel safes and partitions.
The pile of tnateriul In the arcade sec
tion Is Impervious to plukg and crow
bar wi it was decided to use blasting
mtthoda. I'uder the direction of an
Italian foreman. whose nunc is no!
known to Mr. Hrald, a gang of work
men drilled Into the pile this morning
I and set a chaige of the explosive.
Pravlout to setting olf tlw blast the
Fuller Construction people, with the uld
of the police, shut off north and tout -
bound traffic in Broadway between
l ed ir and I'lne streets. But crow ds
poured Into Broadway from Thamea
I street, and the west side of the i
Wat filled with people when tho blast
' went olf.
The whole financial distil t waa
! B roken and the air around Trinity
'Church was dark with fiylnf dahlia,
Broadway was sprinkled itn broken
building malarial ami dust.
Tin foreman of the Matting Jo i dla
I appeared after lha big blaal lie left
Kurd that he w is going to U nner and
might be back later In the afternoon.
OHaUfOB IN Tina
Ihlfh Viiisy hi.i...i i Vie,, ,, sea
Ticket aisnu t ptitlcalaia.
I " Circulation Books Open to All.
WWaJr1" , NEW
WALDO AND AIDES
Dougherty's Refusal to Waive
Immunity Causes storm
STORY OF BRIBE TOLD.
Sapiro, Burglar's Victim,
Swears He Gave Lieut.
Glynn SI 75 "Reward."
Deputy Police Commission! : Dough'
e-ty and Policeman Joseph Daly ,...
ti' d the Aldarmanlo InveatlgaUng
Committee this afternoon by ref UalAg
to sign waivers of such Immunity as
might accrue to them from their testi
mony In the event of future criminal
proceedings. Kmory It. Hacklier, coun
sel to the committee, said to Dough
erty: "The refusal of you and your Com
missioner to waive Immunity is an in
sult to the. people of New York ant
H c lUfi'SHloli of guilt."
Mr. Bttokner did mtl. ex plain tu what
th,- "confession of guilt" applied.
The refusal of Dougherty and Daly to
sign waiver stopped the Inquiry Into
the robbery of Sapiro's feather store at
No. iSi Broadway, last June, which
robbery, It is charged by crooks con
cerned In It, was prompted by I tough
erty and some of his subordinate de
te th e.
Prevloualy Henry leapt rO, owner of
the feather gtOrti ha I teatllUd that
l.leut. John Olynn had asked him for
!.'- for catching the thieve lie swore
ho paid Qlynn gl 75. in a talOOU at Sixth
avenue and Eighth ttreot,
lll.vntl, Who preceded Sapiro on tho
stand, and eigtied an immunity waiver,
denied that he had taken a cent from
Suplm. He sold he went to the sa
loon and had a drink with Sapiro.
tiertrude Kaaldorf i oaahltr for sa-
piro, was the last witness of the day.
She said that on June 16, Sapiro tele
phoned her to come to Sixth avenue
and Eighth street, with a check for
175. BaplrOi she said, signed tha
cheek, she got It cashed and returni
to Bavplro, to whom she handed $175.
Sapiro told her to change the sum to
"commissions." He did not tell her
until yesterday that he hod paid the
money to a detective.
The committee adjourned until
Tueaday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
l.leut. Giynn was the first witness.
He had chaige of the police arrange
ments attending the feather robbery,
Qlynn at first refused to waive Im
munity, but iater consented to sign an
Immunity stipulation lie told of his
part In the detection of the robbery
and rupture of the thieves.
USED STOOL PIGEON LEVY ON
Stool pigeon Henny Levy was used on
that Job. Glynn testified, and contin
ued: "I waa Introduced to tha; fellow Levy
as Daly's tool.' Levy told me bur
glars were go.ng to blow a ante In Sa
piro's place, and added. 'You know, I
was in on that silk Job.' He said they
had planned to get away In an automo
bile." Qlynn swore he consulted with I. b ut.
Clare regarding Levy and tha proposed
Joa and preparations were made for
police to be present at the burglary to
arrest the thieve.
Part of the plans was :o place OA.
er rs lavage. Beak, Hotly, Daly and oth
ers In the Wanamaker building from
Window of which the operations of the
burglars could he obsorved. The tholvat
were eaugh. Just us they had entered
a waiting automobile. Botty fired a
shot as the ntaatttnt moved off.
"Didn't Botty and Murray break
down toe door to make It appear that
It was an 'all right' burglary?" the wK
ness waa asked.
"No; the door was broken down by
my orders, so that my men could get
: In. auil ' i ynn.
I Dynamite and burglars' tools were
1 found by Qlynn and hit companions In
i the looted feather loft,
BELIEVES LEVY GOT MISSING
denied that any of hi;
matlvea to feather.) while
lift, Fifteen bundled io-
featheri were reported
man hi p tl
lair' worth i
(Continued on scond Page.)
(FOR RACING SEE PAGE 18.J
YORK, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21,
Waiting for Rose, Vallon and Webber;
Schepps as He Left the West Side Jail
mawm iiimp !
unit uiuuui 1 jumi
Then Rowed Away, Says Man
Called tn Testify for Ac
Igpaelal turn P'nff fniiejiMti ileal f
QOfJHB.V, M, V., .Nov. Ill 'haries
Ooldzler. w hose only atiparent evmne -Hon
until to-, lay with the defer,,. f
Burton W. QibaOOi the New York at
lorm ) , in hi trial befor. Jutttca
Tompklnt and a Jury In the Orangt
County Supreme Court here for the
murdar of tirs. Boaana atanarhlk
Sxabo, had been a brief ai pittran e aa
i Interpreter, this afternoon marie the
opening add rate to the Jury, outlining
'the course ahi h the defense will tike,
after urging the Jury to bo'leve the
St ite had not male a nilfpnoiom raat.
i Mr. QoldllOf aald the il.bsoii witnesses
WOUid preae it avtdunoj iv follows
Wltnesaes to tebtlfy that Mrs. Ssaho
Hstroditood a woman to pa am a Mrs
'l'eirone.la Mens, h.U, bar mother,
strenKthi-nini! illbson'a e,, mention that
he did not know ihe woman named as
beneficiary in the Utah a will had been
d a I noirlv W0 years
i KyewitnMMa to testify that the ttory
I Of the tragedy told hg QlUaOn was sub
To show that OlbaOO COUld not have
(Continued on Second i'ag.)
TURKEY REJECTS PEACE:
Demand for Surrender of Chatalja
Forts, Adrianople, Scutari and Ja
nina Impossible of Acceptance
Not Ultimatum, Says Bulgaria.
CONSTANTINOPLE, .W. 21. The Ottoman Government hai
rejeyteJ ;ht- peace u-rms utiered by the allied Balkan nation, Nazim
I'asiia, the 'I nrkish commander-in-chief, has been ordered to resume war
Tlu' terms included t'ni' surrender "i the Chatalja forts, Adrianople,
Scutari and Janina.
The official announcement ol the rejection by the Turkish Governs
ment "t Bulgaria's terms for neg itiating an armistice, read:
"The I orte, finding the Bulgarian conditions for an armistice Inac
ceptable, has nr.ierii Nazim Pasha t" resume military operations."
SOFIA, Ifoe. 31. The terms for an
srinlatlce propoasd by the aVtlrarlana
ar In no way in the nature of an ulti
matum, according to official circle
here. It te , i tu to the Turkish Gov
ernment to moke counter ptOPOItlli
In order to itu.ird against unreasona- j
bin delay the allies' prOBOoaHl to the I
Turittah Qovammant were oouohtd in i
such terms a) easily to permit a re- '
gumption of hoatlllllM, although wioh
" Circulation Books Open to
Nera In favor of a tetu
PhaJ entry Into
Conttanlinof,:,. by King Kerdln-ind and
'.Is army. till, ml opinion, however. I
oppoaad to this, as it is thought that
no sen'. mi lira! co-isl. locations of glory
could poaalbly outweigh the appalling
danger or tgpoaiaM to pet:iui the
(Conunuad n Fourth Pace.)
rivKsT siuitii.t K.(,- axn ,,,,
WEBBER RiDES DOWN
: BROADWAY PAST SCENE
! OF GAMBLER'S KILLING
Rose and Schepps Flee in Taxis
From Jeering Crowd; Vallon
Walks Away When Re
leased From Prison.
BRIDGIE" TO GO ABROAD,
WILL BE GOOD FOR EVER
Schepps, Turned Out Three Hours
Ahead of the "Big Three," Scared
as Mob Jeered Him.
Th; West Side Court priMin rid itself to-day of the State's immunity
quartet. A pleasant and successful
ber, Schepps and Vallon and at this writing .hey have the freedom of
the city and are making plans, they proclaim, to follow the straight and
narrow path and eschew gunmen as they wonki the black plague.
Sam Schepps made the first getaway at 1 1 o'clock, secluded in the
midst of an ecru taxicab, while a multitude jeered and howled the epithet
Jack Rose followed his dapper little errand boy at l.Jo, also in a
taxicab. Hut whereas Schepps had been compelled to face the light of
day and the h'ots of the mob at the main Hifty-fourth street entrance
the uptown Bastilc, his hairless patron preferred leaving by the rear drive
way on Fifty-third street. Concealed by ten-foot walls and bristling es-
ctrpments, "Milliard Mall .lack darted inmi a puck dikir into tne aim
courtyard and then projected himseli Into the midt of a pink taxi. His
lawyer, Bernard Sandler, joined him
TAXIS TAKES INTO COURTYARD.
"Bridgie" Wehber and Mrs. Webber followed in the same furtive,
unobtrusive manner and entered a second pink taxi. On his way down
town Webber drove down Broadway, past the scene of Rosenthal's mur
der. These two motor vehicles, by request of District-Attorney Whit
man, had been brought into the prison courtyard so as to avoid rough
contact with the shouldering hundreds Hut sought to hurl themselves
against the Kate but were held Lxick by Inspector Dwyer and a force of
twenty uniformed men.
When the WabDOfi had pulled down tlic blinds nun a aentry at th
joules hntl whispered li.u k the wind that tlin Waldo military had the mob
well In cImm.'U, ROM tad Wobbor nave tl. slKital tu their chauffeur-) to speed
up nnd he on tlielr way. The great barred portals yawned and, zip! went
the "murder broker" lia k tu freedom The taxln wi.nt bo fast that they
wero aone before the IhrongH In Fifty-third Btreet realized who wero lu
Now w, come to Harry Vallon. who rftthgf plavi'd she third fiddle In all
the great goWWf t tiat have followed the Hohetitli.il minder. Vallon w.i:v :
out of the West Side Cotlri l'lison to go on foot lo freedom. Unafraid and
bold as brass, tie walked Into the maelstrom of humanity that was hisHing
and hooting tl departing taxlcahs, and not a soul recognized him. With
his slKtied ami Healed bill of Immunity In bis pockot, tin- man of whom At
torney Wattle Kfid ul 't"' ,rlal ' Hill"1"'" "thg slK" of the brute la written
on Ills fare'' walked easually UirOUgb Uw "treet and (iroceeded to a big
Broadway hostelry to buy btmaetl a bjghball
William Bbaplro, driver of thg murder cat. who turned State's evidence
It. the trial of tht gunmen, was not included In the exodus from Jail to-day
:i- he Is under Indictment fur murder, and his n lease will have to be or
li te,i by iuprenw t'ourt Juitlce Qofl uism the ratOIBPtgadgllOgj of Mr. Whit
The leital preliminaries to the freein of Hose, Webber and Val'on
were directed by Assistant IHr-lrlct Attorney Ruble), who usslsted Messrs
Wbltnan Md MOM l the prosecution oi Lieut, lieeker and the gunuien.
Mr. Rubin Wenl lo the Weal Side Court wllh OofOWtT Kelnberi; and th
('Aironer's clerk, so that I he Coroner could formally sign an order lele.mm.;
i the ihe Itgte'i wltneegei from tin- commltmeut upon which il,y wete
orUltudly held Mr Rubin brcugbl wi'li him th I famous immunity stipu
lations whlcla be line oar' of lln- rec ed of the rail ase. Uernard Saud!ir
1 repreeented Rom Webber and Vallon.
I Af 09 CROWDS BOTH sides of PRISON'.
i UoBf before ti' Coroner and Mr. Rubin arrived at the West side Court
v crowd of hundreds of men and boys had gathered In trout of the Flfty
I fourth street bulldlttf, There 'as anothor croud In Fifty-fourth street, facing
trj riur of the prison At rumors of which exit mlMu be used were flaahed
about the mob nulled around corners as they yelled the name of the
gamblers. The entire QglfhborhOOd was In a state of pandemonium when
at 1 o'clock Inspector Dwyer marchiij Into the district with bis force oi'
ii any ruaea were empioyea to
- l lr L.MkI.i an Krlrter
PRICE ONE CENT.
exit was had hy all four Rose, Web
and they pulled down the blinds.
iooj tne crowa concerning TO BJeUiner
a contingency was Considered Unlikely, I ersel' whsu terif In wtrelio iim that ars pfffll
Ther 1. a growmg popular agitation A;:i0J,Li-Vre."s,J,M-