IN "ARSON TRUST"
Trapped in Hold-Up, Gunman Shoots Detective
la t-atsrht aad orwaaf.tr tlr
WMmm LLaiLB BaKValaKV aLB-aS w
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FBZOI ONI OINT.
AS 7 DETECTIVES WATCH
Gunman Wounds One of
Dougherty's Men in Run
ning Gun Fight.
DUEL WITH BLACKJACKS
Attd Victim Saves His Monev
and Police Capture One
of the Footpads.
Twa highwaymen, planning to rob a
bank messenger of w.soo lie was carry
lag tor delivery to two manufactr-' -
Irraia, walked straight Into a police
trap at FlrM avenue and TUlrty-alalh
trait to-day. The jaw or the trap
nipped on at thsan. but the other.
Slit aartoualy wounding Detective
Majse A. Nation and keeping up a
Wtlkt revolver fight with the Us
Mr dsteotlvrs for two block, escaped.
Pt4er E. Plunkett, sixty yaara old,
Whs tor ten yaara haa been maaaercsr
Mr tbo Union Exchange Bank at No.
to) Fifth avenue, has a rtfflta every
aWturday, carrying the payroHa of
manufactories who are the bank's ctis
tsmsrs. His route lie In tbs section
along First avenue. He arrives at 1
raost th same minute at each place
where he leavee money and alwaya he
leaves the same amount.
Plunkett left the bank with B.M5 In
a leather satchel on his arm. Me took
the Thirty-fourth straat crosetown car
going east and got off at First avenus.
Thence he walked up to th office of
Scawertakopf Ruokert, manufartur
er of cigar boxe. at No. 411 Eaat Thirty-sixth
.trcet. He carried In his
.satchel (UU for tbl firm and tl.tOO for
Selleery to the firm of Ell Rleser at
Co.. at First avenus and Twenty-eighth
DOUGHERTY HAD ACCURATE
TIP OF THE HOLDUP.
Deputy Commissioner Dougherty had
become possed of Intimate arid ex
act knowledge about the attempt that
was to be made to-day to rob Plunkett.
So doss was ills Information that h
knew just where the assault was
Planned to take place and how many
men would undertake the Job. Armed
with this Information he had prepared
He draw upon the Greenwich street
statldn for seven detectives, allowing
no Mat of his plans to get to the East
Thirty-fifth street station. These msn
he placed In ambush about the entrance
to the Schwurxkopf Kuckert offices
Th office are on tho north ld of
T)lrty-alxth street, with lumber yard
across tk way and more lumber yard
In th direction uf the Kant Klver, a
abort dlitance awuy. It wa Dough
erty' plan to block all chance of the
highwaymen nlng themaslvea after the
robbery In the Intricacies of the lumber
Detective Watson wa behind a lum
bar pile, directly across the street.
levin was hiding on the second floor
of the building, where the cigar box
in ii ii n it,. i, tu .lie
force of the oitalullshment. Haf-
Ue was conceals! belilml another lum
br pile at the First avenue corner. The
other detective were dletrlbuted so a
to block off m, ape on every aide, as
PRANG UPON VICTIM IN THE
The bank messenger, knowing nothing
at these elaborate preparation, turn
through the narrow door of 'he office
ad th dark passageway behind reading
to the (talr. Both highwaymen were
waiting for him Just behind the door.
Instantly they leuped upon him and
the bigger uf the two men struck
Plunkett on the head with the wooden
gad of a blackjack of home manufacture.
The messenger, despite his years, drew
lungshot. which he always carries,
and engaged' with hi assailant, giving
blow for blow. The smaller of the two
men twined about the messenger's leg.
Instantly, at the noise of scuffling.
levin started down from 111 htding-
plkce on the eta Irs Just abov th sec
and floor. Bat eon of th clerk In
the manufacturers' office, hearing the
sols, had crowded to tbs door, and
HEIR WHO SUES
BREAKS HER SHAFT;
PANAMA TRIP OFF
Big Liner Coming Into Pert
at Half Speed and Will
The official of th North' German
Lloyd Steomahlp Company received a
wlrelee measage via Cape Race from
their steamship Grosser Kurfuenst that
while In 45. 0 north latitude aad
nest she broke her port crank shaft,
and I now proceeding to New Tork at
half speed and will not reach here until
The elgnlflcanee of this message I
that th Grosser Kurfuerat, which la
scheduled to sail from hare on a Pan
ama cruise on Jan. It, will have to i an
cl her trip, a ah will be laid up
ten day for repair. Consequently the
340 passengers who have booked aboard
her will be dl ippolnted end It 1
doubtful whether they can secure other
accommodation, for th booking for
Panama at this time of the year are
at a premium.
GOV. WILSON ARRIVES
IN CHICAGO FOR VISIT.
Leaves Train at Suburban Station
to Avoid Crowd Speaks
at Dinner To-Night.
'lii(WO. .Ian. 11. President-elect
Wilson arrived here till afternoon and
went Immediately to the home of David
D. Jones, an old Princeton friend, whose
guet he will be until he leavee for the
The trip from Trenton was unevent
ful. In order to avoid anticipated
crowds the Governor left the fain at
a suburban station, where he was
greeted by a committee from. the Com
mercial Club, at who e dinner to-night
he will make an address. .
Gov. Wilson may be asked to uas
his Influence in breaking the deadlock
in the Illinois Legislature over the
election of u Sneaker. Deader of the
different faction of Democrat ad
mltted that If the Governor would
peak on the subject hi word would
have great weight with member of
the Illlnul General Assembly l'nless
Mr. Wilson consent to act In the In
terest of ieace the leader fear that
the deadlock will continue Indefinitely.
ROSE. READY TO SHOW ROLL
Jack Hose, who ha lately abindoned
Uie pleaaant pursuit of lawbreaking fa
one of literature, appeared before Justice
Luce In the t'Uy Couit this afternoon
and promised t tie" Cour. faltlil-iliy that
he would tell nothing but Ihe truth when
ne is raHTiiiueu in .u,':i' mi. n ; iry pro
ceedings ss to his Iin4..,lsl resources.
K js 1 to be examltitd pursuant to a
Judgment of tM rendered against him
In favor of Kugene Walter, playwright
The examination wa adjourned to
j a. u. .
V b, M 1
' aaasmSf'''' itilax
" drcnJMtion Books Open to AC"
ZIEGLER CANT BUY
Reported to Be Worth $30,
000,000, but Must Wait Four
Years for First Quarter.
SUES THE EXECUTORS.
Wants the Income That Has
Accumulated Since Foster
How would you Ilka to be heralded
world-wide a having W0, 009,000 and have
to live In a ranted house, own no auto
mobile, posse no yaeht and enjoy none
of the super-luxuries (that go with
This Is the predicament at William
Zlegler who became old enough to vote
last July 21. aad has recently married.
but who. under the bar at Ihe wt J
his adopted father, mutt wait (oar years
longer to fat the first quarter, nine
ram for the second quarter, fourteen
yeasa for the third quarter, and nine
teen years more for the last quarter of
an estate whip, according to th rec
ord of th Bin jgate e Court, mounted
lat year to fU.Mf.MS.
Young Mr. Zlegler Is content with hi
lot a provided for under th will, for
a receive the entire Income from the
property leas the expense of manage
ment but he haa hired counsel to help
him gat M.WO.000 of Income accumulated
since the death of hi father In 1M6. To
this end, th law firm of Swan
Moore, No. 28 Isberty strest, started a
friendly proceeding, asking the three
executors of ths sstate to show csuse
why they should not settle the account.
YOUTH'S LAWYER EXPL. IN8
TERMS OF THE WILL.
Under th term of th will," said
William A. Moors to an livening World
reporter to-day, Mr. Zlegler Is entitled
at this time only to the Income of his
father's estate, the principal being' paid
to him In four instalments on reaching
the age of twenty-five, thirty, thirty-
five and forty. During the period of hla
minority there haa been lnvestsd by ths
sxecutora of hi father' estate the net
Income, which amounted to approxi
mately 14,500,000, which the executor
now hold. Th present court proceeding
la atarted for the purpose of securing
the direction of ths Court aa to ths
payment of this fund to Mr. Zlegler at
this time. The question Involved la one
of the construction of the will."
Here la the section of ths will young
Zlegler wanta carried iut:
"I appoint my said wife. William
8. Champ, William J. Oaynor. and
also my. said son at ths ags of twenty-one
year, my executor under
the will. They shall take, care for
and Invest my estate In safe se
curities, collect all the rent and In
come, pay out of th same all neces
sary chargea and expeneee, and all
annuities or suma given by this will,
and alao for the support and educa
tion of my aon William what may
be necessaryt The balance or Income
they shall Invest In safe securities and
keep with the corpus of my sstate
until say said son oomes twenty
oae yeare of age- After be come
of age be kail receive the satire
William J. Underwood of No. 52 Will
lam street I counsel for the executors.
A gentleman who spoke for the estate
said: "Ths Zlegler will provides that In
the event of the death of young Zlegler
ths corpus of the estata shall revert to
brothers and sisters of ths deceased
baking powder millionaire. The execu
tors have raised the point thst they
cannot properly pay over the accumu
lated Income to young Zlegler without
an order from the court.
Since young Zlegler was advertised a
a brajld new plutocrat, letters begging
him for charity have been pouring In
upon him at hla office. No. 617 Fifth
avenue and hi huue at No. 11 Eaat
fifty-first street. He opens them With
a grim smile. Agenta of sutomoblle
concern, yacht builders and general
purveyors of ths rich In many lines
have been bombarding him every way
He haa done no business with any of
them. He couldn't. He ! a plutocrat
In name only. For the flnt four year
after the death of hi foiter-father he
received $13,000 a year allowance, which
aa Increased to I'.'MOO for th last two
years before he reached hi majority.
But now that h haa th nam of
great wealth and I of g, he would
lias some of the game hence Ihe de
mand of the exeeutors for the lumps of
monev .that rolled together while he
1 git (a college,
A HOME FOR BRID
YORK, SATURDAY, JANUARY 11,
Equestrienne to Lead Parade
For Suffrage in Washington
mm ilK'' jw
Saassi ' ' I' 4W
M W0 j dfl
H ft aHr
Tho chief feature of the suffragette parade In Washington on March S
will be a mounted division of society
that there will be 20,000 women in
avenue following the arrival of toe
the pageant will ride the cavalry women In command of Mrs. Richard 0.
Burleson, wife of Lieut. Richard C. Burleson of Fort Meyer.
DR. CARREL IS BACK;
HOPES TO GRAFT DEAD
MAN'S LEG ON LIVE ONE
Winner of Nobel Prize Says
Only Surface Has Been
Scratched in Science.
IDr. Alexia Curel, whose surgical
wlsardry a demonstrated at Die Rocke
feller Institute won him the covutod
Nobl 1'rUe, returned to New York to
day on board tlio Victoria Louise of the
Hamburg-Atnerlt an Line. While the
surgeon waltel Impatiently for per
mission to lie on hU way an Inspector
pant a lelaurely hour and a half going
through hi effect, opening Instrument
cases and taking tlie Instruments tliem
Dr. Carrel wa nettled by the attitude
of the Inspector. He eiiowed It as he
snswered the reporters' questions.
"I sm coming back to work that 1 my
programme work," tm said. "There '.
much to do. We hsre only scratched
the surface of tbe won l.-rfnl posslolllt.s
opened up hy reeeivt ill 'overles."
"Do you think asssnst, aa a result of
your discoveries, ever will ailvan.'e so
far that the limb of a dead m in, who has
no further use for It, could tie grafted
onto a live man In place of one lost liy
him?" xm one asked.
"That I what we are almlni: at," aald
A few day ago a cablegram from
1'arl announced that Dr. Carrel. whlu
there, had mentioned the posalhlMty that
he would renounor 111 allegiance to
France and become an American citlaen.
Wben Dr. Carrel wa naked about this,
"I'm not so ure," ha ssid slowby.
The Inspector waa repaid for hla long,
careful aearvb. daring which he even
women of the capital. It ! estimated
the procession along Pennsylvania
bikers from New York. At ths bead of
peered into the bottom of Jar oomaln
M especlmentnl specimen, by finding
noirung whatsoever but wist tisd been
SENATE VOTES MONDAY
ON ARCHBAL0 CASE.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11. The Senate
agreed to-day to vote at 1 P. M. Monday
on the Impeachment charge against
Jydge Robert W. Archuald of the Com
mere Court '
It first wa asreed to nermtt aaeh
Senator to state orally hi reason foi
hi vote, but later the Senate rsritu1rf
It action In that regard and provided
that each .Senator ahould file Ma rea
son In writing.
MASSACRED BY TURKS.
Thirty Women and Children vic
tims la Raid oa Villas.
ATHENS, Greece, Jan.' 11. Mussul
man to-day maaaacred thirty women
and children and pillaged and burned
130 house In the village of Ksramtima
In the Turklih province of Kplrua, a
short distance from the Greek frontier
The vlctlma Were driven out of their
flaming home and took refuge In a
cuvern. They were pursued liy th
Mussulmans, who first tortured and
then slsuglitersd them.
In the villages of Kortopla and Nipern
In the same region, a number of nota
bles were mai'sacred and many house
AUTO KILLS HORSES AND MAN
Two Ejarlrlaas Ran Dsns Is
Dark oa Jersey Head.
Kamurl Knight, fifty-five yeare old
of llsmsev, N. J . was killed at Allen-
dulc, N. J., esrly to-day w i un auto
craihed into a horse lie was rhlln,-
George tthuarko, who waa also rldlu
a hurse, was seriously injured and la In
Rldgawooa Hospital. Uoth horses were
k.lled. The men had bought th horses
In New York and were ruling thtm
The sutolst hurried with bo ft man tu
Mldgewood. Knlgbl died on the way.
Cireulmtion Books Qpon to AIL"
mm a court
AND CAUGHT WIFE
Husband's Tale of Tryst in
ChambeTs a Surprise for
BURST OPEN THE DOOR.
Young Mother of Twins Avers
She Called on Hochstadter
and Became III.
Justice Moore of the Flnt District
Municipal Court waa urprised to-day
to team that, aa a result of a
raid aa hla. ohambere early aa the
aftcraeen at Nov. M last attar ha had
Dederer, an officer at ths
Company, hardware manufactarera at
No. U Barclay street, to cutag Mrs.
Ida VaabW Dederer far dlearacaaaUhf
as eo-reapoadsat Qatar at. Xeohatadter,
clerk cf His
tary at las
It was sows to J
fa the Mercaaau-
awtsMraj. at IsseaaH
sad Laferejt streets, were sold ts
are been used as a tryst tag ptaee.
While the trial of Mr. Dederera cult
ha bees la pregrea for several days
before Bnoe S. Booth, a referee ap
pointed by the Bu press Court, It haa
been conducted with the utasoet secrecy.
Th teattmony of Mr. Dsdsrsr's wit
nesses has been unusual, aad still more
sensational developments are expected.
Mr. Hochatadler ay the ault la ss
attempt to place hlra In as unfavorable
light, sad at attorney. Joseph H. Ban
of No. H Liberty street, la so contsadlag
Sis men war la the party that de
scended upon Justice Moore's oh ambers.
They were Mr. Dederer, Jbsepb -
Lodr, President of tbe Slchles-Loder
Company; Edward Barnard, auditor of
the company; Philip J. Boeing, superin
tendent of a dotoetlv agency, aad
Charlae A. Nevlna aad aorg J. Clau
Except Mr. Dederer, whom the law
forbid to testify, sll assert that Mrs.
Dederer sad Mr. Hochstadter were Terr
much embarrassed when found atone la
thd Juatloe'e private room. Dsderer,
they say, bunt opsn th doer and,
pointing to th woman, cried:
"There Is my wife, and there." shitt
ing hla Sager toward th court clerk,
"la Mr. Hoohstadtar, my oM frUadt"
ADVENT Of TWINS MtOUOHT
HAPPINISS WOK A WHILE.
Ths wsddsd days of the Dederers be
gan Feb. Id. IKS, when Mr. Dsderer,
then past tbs half-century mark, took
unto himself a bride half bis own as
He waa a self-made man. Thirty-three
year of his Bfs had been pent with
th Blckl-Doder Company. Despite the
disparity of their years the Dederer
wer happy In a pretty home at Ne.
I1W Broadway, and on May . 1NM, twin
boy. 1'aul R. and Edwin Vaughn, cam
to them A freuuent visitor wa Oscar
W. Hocbstadtsr, a friend of Mr. Ded
erer. many years hla Junior.
In November last year hla wife began
to adopt a changed manner toward him.
Dederer asserts, and, becoming suspl
clous of hi friend, he forbad Hocb
tadter'a visits and engaged detective
to hdow Mr. Dderr.
"On day." Detective Nevlna tatlfled
before the referee. "I followed Mr
Ddrtr down to th Bar Association In
West Korftr-fourth treet In a little
while she and Mr. Hochtadtr ram out
and after visiting a cafe went to the
Roma restaurant, where they etayed
"On Nov. B Mr. Dederer iaurnyd
down to th Merchant' Aaaoclation
Building, where Mr. Hochstadter offices
are 1 phoned Mr. neuer.r and Mr,
Hoeing, and they Joined m lu front of
the building. Mr, ueuerer and Mr
Huchatadter left tb building together
and went uptown.
THINKS THEY KISSED IN DARK
PARTS OP BRIDGE.
Thanksgiving Day evening Mia Dd
rr met Mr. Hochtadtr oft the Wash
ington Bridge at un uunuren and
Kiahtv-third street, for two hour tne
couple walked back and forth acroaa tb
kalf mile length or in oncg. Mr.
ilochatVllr kept hi arm about Mrs
Dederer except under the light. Nn
.(Continued on Heconf fags.)
World Wants Work Wondors.
OF ARSON PLOTTERS
Owners of the Insured Property in
These Cases Started Fires Them
selves to Save $5 Fee to
NEARLY 40 PERSONS HAD
PART IN CONSPIRACY.
Grut, Who Is Accused of Being Chief
of the Plotters, Unable to Get
jfosriott of Wrs Msnhsl Prisl toi AMtMHt DsjUld Awm ;
ney Royal WeDer into the wkiespretd eonspincy to defraud flrt sibsT
ance comptnks has brouht to light two incendnhry fires in which ttssil
were lost. Three victims have thus
the firebufs, and all of them children.
TO BE KISSED " SWEET
LITTLE TASK FOR TAFT
President Came to Time With
Smack and Made Persistent
, Wee Blonde Happy.
WAsBBMOfrON, Jan. 11 -On fr.lSent
Taft's apaotatmaat list to-day waa this
'PhylUi Wlatraad, Lander, STyo.. (lo
When that Item caught the Praidnf
ye as ho est down at Ms dee's tie
looked about SJs office, and over In one
corner saw a Nttte girt with Monde curls
looking aagerly at him. Bawd ber wa
a woman, evidently her mother.
"Well. Pbyllle." he ald aa h
from his chair to ohak hands.
want to be kissed by tho Preoldant of
tbo United BtetesT"
Tea, mi." VkS Hoped.
"Well." asld the President, a he
relied hr high In hi arm and klaaed
her fairly on th cheek. "I hope you
will remember that"
. Pbyllle la four yaara old. She went
through th Whit Houa.rcntly with
her mother and come frtonila and an
nounced then that she would nsvsr
Isavs Washington until shs had been
kissed by th Pridnt. Sh waa so
Insistent that her mother wrote to the
White Houss snd finally mads an ap
pclntmsnt with Mr. Taft.
Phyllla lsft for hsr boms In Wyo
ming to-day quits satisfied.
NEWARK PLANT DESTROYED.
Leather aad Pateat l loth Sovelty
Co. Laaea SSSaa la Ptr.
Tbe plsnt of tbe Leather and Patsnl
Cloth Novelty Company, at No. Ill
Praakfort atrret, Newark. N. J., con
latins of a aeries of two-story frame
bulldlns. wa destroyed by fir thla
morning. Th loss I about l.'S.ooo.
The fire (tsrled before the employes
hs4 reached the huildlng snd only ths
engineer was there. The blase, start ln
in th drying room, spread rapidly. Two
alar i s ere turned in. Unglna No. :
had a lung i un responding to lbs sscond
call, and on reaching the Sre oae of the
horeee dropped dead.
PANAMA CS.XAI. CBl'l
iisL at .
BUI I I V IN. 1
PRIOR ORR ORVT.
far been registered to the freed of
Twa cMldrea were baraad ts death SM
a Sr. in a tenement hi PmM aveaaa,
between Ose Hundred aad Fearth sad
One Hundred aad fifth Attests, aad gas
child In a are la tbe Brass. Both these
bias were set by peraeas having theU
property lasared aad aat hw -
leg." as tbe prufssWnal who mad a
iHass of starting area ware
coat of the lasuraaeo
Sre, aad II waa lo save
that the fatal' Ares ware
Probably score retail ilea .will he
reeled aa fall knowledge g tbe
lags of tabs Srebug gaas i
Those tare Uvea ware lost as twa ad
aaoat sisty-avs area thus
tlgatsd as a result of tho oa
SSaS OoM. Now 'lass" Btsaa as
the Paiater." who la aerria a tans sff
from twelve to tweaty-faar leers ha
Slag sing, has aaaoaaced fs tsTsallia
of making a ooafeoatoa sad Sis a lata,
menu wUl bring eat the eaUre searr
of the conspiracy.
FIBIBUOS PBOPITS PUbCtO AT
we A WIIK.
During sis busy Bates "las IBS
Palnur" est oa aa average two ares S
weak. Ills areata avwajred IMS
, all of which he gambled away Is i
w nsriea r oa iae gavet arsaa.
Th Dlatrlot-Attoraav ssi tk.
Marshal already, have enough evIeBaoo
to eeteSllah that Oeerge Units, the
wsslthy insurancs broker, aotary aad
"IndeaMndent" adjuster, cut No ss saa
Ons Hundred and Basoad etfaat, waa
s awu oi to nreoag yadleate
Which haa bean sk.
II to too Incendiary Area. Orats is
in me lorno. trying lo raise ll.eee
ball, but th "'--'- " m .i.
lowed by. law, will certainly eeruUalae
any securities offered la Oruts'e bo
nair. aaa aa win no aatd ts custody
until the Grand Jury can take action,
Such action will be inaugurated oa
Monday, whaa the Extraordinary flraas
Jury, under th direction at Jaotlee
Uofl. will tabs up the aamtaatlaa at
wltnaasea Mr. Waller ezamloed alas
of these wltnaasea to-day. All of
them are technically ha custody. They
have agreed to tell wast they kaow
about Bras la which they Bgured SB
Ths Oruta gang of rebus .taaioyed.
Ix ' mechanics. " ' laay the Paiater"
was ths most expert. Pour of the sthsss
have bees located aad are under
valllanc. Tbe other I la a forelBB
country aad step have Ucoa takaa is
have him arrested and egtiaBUeg.
FIHEBUOS REPORTED TO 0RUT
OR HIS LIEUTKNAMTB.
Th. muihaxlM .Miutbl i i
.... . - - . nr
Uruts or oa or Urula's Uautenaatsi
were sent out oa are set
lion methodically aa a
examsl. Is seat eat to MS
faucet. Thar call lad 11 :
as soon as taey rj
feat at arson aad
e barged aad B mm
aAlDffJMli ISMB M
weew"rw asaampw -oom
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