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SUBWAY DEALS IN THE OPEN, SAYS SULZER
Hold-Up Gang Stole Taxi Before $800 Office Raid
t MMMa Mala to-nlaht and Frldari rararr.
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C. ITha lew Ynrh World!.
NEW TORE, THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1918.
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SAYS GANG IN $800 HOLD-UP
CLUBBED HIM AND STOLE CAR;
Driver Tells Police He Was
Lured to Hallway and At
tacked by Robbers.
AUTO FOUND WRECKED.
!xxted Cash Boxes of Rbhe
Bros. Mark Trail of Five
Gunmen in Park.
The taxlcab used by the five ban lite
who held up and robbed two caehlcrs
of $800 In Robe Brothers' provlalou
Market, at No. 627 Vreat Thlrty-elxth
street yestorday evening, waa found
early to-day, abandoned and partially
wrecked, '.n front of Columbia Uni
versity, in One Hundred and Six
teenth street, between Aniatcr Jam ave
uuc and Broadway. The bandits stole
the cab, shortly be'ore the robbery
according to the story told to the
police by John 8tnnkark. a chauffeur,
of No. 112 West One Hundredth
street, who wan employed by the
owner, Tony HWctti, of No. 138 West
Tha theft of the taxbnb MM bold
a the robbery at the Rohe establish-
nant. As Stankark telle tha etory. k.
u sitting on tha seal of hts Mb In j
rn if ,,f tha Castle Pave Restaurant In 1
I'evoath avenue, between Tc
and Twenty-sixth streets. h-n a tall
man, wearing a light fedora hat ami a
lone belted ulntar npproached Mm and
aehed him If! lie could carry a anaaonc-r
an, I a steamer trunk. Stankurd sava
he took the contract and IhS man en
te.ed the cab an t directed him to drlVO
i .i,. mtu Twenty-sixth
ATTACKED IN HALLWAY, HIS
The chauffeur aaya he doesn't rcuieti
lier the number of Lhg bOUSl to erhlOh
lia a us directed, but 1: waa between
a.uk ,.,i KiM'iiin avannea, The man
naked him to step into the
i, .1 r. crrv out the trunk.
rro standing on the sidewalk and an
other at tbe door of lbs house.
stankark says tfiat. a he entered the
dnor of the house, the man In the light
fadora struck him a blow from uenlnd
and knocked Ma gown. Hi was mo-
inentarlly atunned. As he I
...... una made his WilV 1
he saw the taxlcab moving away
... in the fe
just climbing I
. . . .- , ilia iiininn isjal'il
into tne uour n -
Tat taxi turned up Eighth avenue and
r I.,.- .if the taxlcab was reported
,0 uis west Seventeenth streel police
atstlon by Stankark and lain reported
to rtlaettl. Stankark told his employe,
ha ihous'nl Hi" nieii !io stole the car
wire bent on taking u w - i
,pot and Stripping It ol the tire, aid
fittings, a common iui m
When Iho taxlcab was found lbs gS -
line tank was cmpl. it Is lUPPUSed it
wue abandoned on tliut account. 'I tiers
is a policeman on llxed pott all nlKhl
g One Hundred and .sixteenth street
and Amsterdam avenue, and It Is not
likely the ga,ng would have abandoned
the ear half a block awjy from Mm
unless their power had run out.
The rear lamp of the car was 'nlact
when It was found, t'ut the slas In the
front lamps and hi the wrfnana
was broken. Tin eharaetei f the
Indicates that the ear as In a
number of the car Is H.l-'.',. Two
tmployees f Rohe Brothers, who
ii,.. car u m d by L ie in us er
aumotoned today Ui look um- tbo car
i i ui in one Hundred and tfUteenlh I
OVERLOOKED $5,000 IN SAFE
DURING S800 HOLDUP.
That the bandits passed through Cs
Ural l'ark in the taxicab was discovered
i the police when they found two tin
Bggll boxes, one filled With receipts
Iroin Itohe At Brothers' viae, on the
,,.t drive. The Itrat box, found last
night contained reoelpts, memoranda
and fe ry tickets taken from hS RohS
ofllics. The aecond bo found this
morning waa evidently from Hah
Hro'brra, but the memoranda '
pagera w-ere ef a gen'ral Dhargcter
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IL BRIDE -
AND HIMSELF IN
Tu enty - (wo - Year - Old Hus
bond Ends Year of Marriage
With Double Tragedy.
LETTER ACCUSES WIFE.
Chauffeur Over Whom Couple
Quarrelled Arrested as a
Walter Itnbluson snot iiud mortalW
, wn, inded his niuetren- aarlold ..' an
tin n killed hlmaelf this afternoon In his
home al No 14S'I Parli iivcmis. RrtuK
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The suicide left a letter In which he si.ld
that hl crime was prompted by Jealousy,
I whi h had driven him out of his mind.
I Mra Robinson died two hours after I
In Ihe letter he accused .1, Hob- ,
In one of the city le- '
ill-Bating the uffectlons of ,
hla !fe lliihsnn was arrested at his i
home. So. 1 101 Par avenue, an 1 liej l
as n material witness by Order Of CorO I
iter Jerome Haaly,
noomaon was twenti-tno ears oil
and lived .it the Park aventli i:iii.ss
i fs ami ma mothartn!aw,
Johnson, lie nail been ma
i i year .md his married life had
been one of disagreement and tumult
According to the letter left by Rob
inson, he returned home unexpectedly
yesterday evening and found bis wife
In the company of Hob-son. The young'
woman, die wrote, laughed at him wheni
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elded 10 1(1" her and himself after a
blller . i ii.. i i i-l. Ho lefi uie bouse ami
',li : not cammUlllcSts with hla wife un-
ibis aftemoort, when hC appeared ul
Ihe houae, The li tter, reviling hla side
able., was in liis
ktra. ItoMnson and her mother were n
I tin dining room 01 the apai me in. i.on-
insi.n entered and itegan to upbraid !'i
She answered in kind and he
a revolver and begag 10 a nail ij
only one bullet of three or fotlr
effiHt, striking her In 'be right
breast. Mrs. Johnson liad
Hod to the
kitchen and locked th dooi
As the .voting woman fell to the flooi
Itoblaaoth thinking bs" had killed her,
ran to his own room, He placed the tet
ter on a di s. ei. stood before the, mir.
rot and rlred two shots Into his body.
The first, directed Ht the heart, missed
thiii organi bui would have been mortal
in a fen minutes Voung HoMnson,
however, fearing that he had ioi made
a romplatr Jo.o of it, ahol himself Igglni
tint tuna in the t .roit under tbe chin.
REVOLT IN TURKEY
AS CABINET IS
FORCED TO QUIT?
Report That Young Turks
Have Seized Government in
Protest Against Peace Terms.
TO HOLD ADRIANOPLE.
Army Declared Ready to Rise
Against Surrender of the
hut we are
fdrtrass of Adrlanople at all DOStS.
ThMt ,K llMrpt.UKlbt Condition 3
The Ottoman Empire to-dav is facing
military and political revolution, with
aitaruhy in Ita wake, following ihe an-
nounced declalon by the l'orte to bow-
to the will of the rciM l'owei. and
accept the term of aurrender propoaed
by the Halkan Alliance. Kianill Pasha's
SlOtl of Mahmud Sbevket I '.is ii to the I
post of Qrand V later only fuiiiiini ihi
overthrow the Oovommont ratlur than
see Adrlanuple lost to the nailon, the
Allies and their na kers, the Ureal
Powers, aa well a- Turkey, faced a
orlals perhaps more dogpcralte than any
luring l lie recent tight-
believing t "
n s nr frurkey's ens) surrender us
"too good to be li He'" and an pe rill ij
tiiat the Otin'iiaii bad so'iieini-i o,i hs
sleeve perhaps wer more than be'1
right. The wily Porte mai have fote
aen that Hurope would hue mors
trouble on her hands grlth the MoeteiN
ao hilars in revolt a id anarch) ram tanti
than if Turk, , ufflclalli had hld
ugalnsl the allies and tit powors
Mo:, than ili."" Turkish soldiers
from Asia Minor have invaded Turkei
In Knrirpe alnce i ie rntlstlos a -i de
clared lust December, and should the
soldiers curry out their agitation fOI a
revolution tin rjovernment would face
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re Secluded .ii
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lords) gas llei.
hi p. ir, l ho im il v
Miller 1 :eil i. in i
in seeluslog to-day
ihepard bonis on
t anks ii
the n or
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1 I llLL.ll UUULU If If! I are and the mora certain we are of
J. Shepard in Weddina Attire,
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OOrVRHMaTKD BY KAI.K
nuliilcal smile to one Inquirer. The
iciire the guesses the better pleased we
are and the mora certain we uie of
being left ilotie."
The Mends ,,f Mi ami Mrs Hheggrd
who know their frame of mind are
Hilled .n believing that ihe couple !M
remain at Lyndhurat and so far as
possltde irii of touch with tne rest ol
the world until IhS public hts hist Int.--.
.si III III. Wedding! and then Will gO
sway for a irtp ihaough ISurgpe
The half ntuurtilng tha, Mis gheggrd
has worn S'nca lie death of her father,
j.i fjouldi the Ananotefi :s tr, be super
Hided b b .gl" colors In her uttlre
The bride's i.'olng gWay go-vn la of
blue hroud' loth and she hus made the
fact known mat she baa had made many
new evening gowns of the lateet fas it OQ
and most populai lints. Society is ds
I'ghted .,. i , m i,,ir nion lh.it the for
mer Helen Qould IS now to assume a
place in its pirates that he never eared
foi before ner marriage,
t arsal rbompsan t'lella Wkllmaai
"a .in Thonipwini Tregaurei of in.'
t cited siais unit former!) steeretai ol
siate ,.f n i l. visited IMstn Attornej
V hlttiian lis ill te-ii Miii. II,. was said
I i gating t" let.' , the standing el a
. . .ii the DletricisAttorney's oases 1
aft. .ii A (rltad treat vv...j as .... ji cj.
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AVIATOR MEETS DEATH,
TWO OTHERS INJURED,
IN FALLS FROM SKY
German Military Airman and
Companion Hurled to Larth
Frenchman Third Victim.
riKHMV, Tan 5S Anoi i-r fatal flv-
Ing accident 'occurred to-uuv during
i: military manoeuvres nasi iturg.
Prui i Lieut otto Huhlagel wis in
stonily killed by railing to earth from
a considerable height When tne mili
tary Malaga la which be w.i-. thing,
collapsed The seruplana aaa taking
a -'..nil curve sheu It crumpled and
The pilot. Maul A von Hcheele of
tug Queen Elisabeth Uuard KeglmenL
was dangerously wounded.
rUlKlHa, Ifranoe Jan 1 -Th.. gat)
known French aviator, Uharles ttaulard,
was tin IWn to tne ground from a height
af Ml feel by th. capelglog ol lis mono
piano while mgklni a Rig hi to-dgy
annuel I he spins of irle gthedral here,
lie i. sailed sertUUI Injun and .
in a rltleal condition.
a., v. x t . i ATI Pi I'tvi. gc,
ssi, ,.t j.. n, t 'oiwt i 1,1 I roi ,,rlet.
Ail sum .s.i. UsnaU a Uuan C. A tit
SECRET SUBWAY DEAL
GETS COLD SHOULDER
FROM GOV. SULZER
Quoted in Albany as Wanting Con
ferences Held in the Open, and-
Calling Efforts to Retain
Willcox "Petty Politics."
I f A t- t- amtir TTXTrvrn ntnr
irs.Ej inuw uiNuri. r its. si.
One Change Demanded Would Limit
Operation Agreements to a Term
of Only Five Years.
ALBANY, N. Y., Jan. 23. AlthouRli "certain charRes" have been
filed ajainst William R. Willcox. chairnwn of the New Ytrk c:ity Public
Service Commisjjoii, (aovernor StiUer has no intention of Interferin; a
present with the execution of the proposed contracts for the construction
of additional subways in New York City. ITie Governor has the power
to remove Mr. Willcox on charges, but proposes to permit him to lervi"
out his term, which expires on Feb. i.
The Uoreraor bgllgves (He work af executing flag subway
roalrarts should he dose la the "opea" ana not at -secret confer
enres." He says ao laHaeare has been need directly or Indirectly
to aeeure the appolalmrnt of a chairman af the commission, ei
eept by friends of Mr. WlUeex. He looks upon the efforts to retain
Mr. Wlllroi la ofJre as "pelly politics.-
Here on Subway Grab
Holoogn President XlcAllcny waa
cryptic und myslerloiis to-day In dls-1
tmaslng t ie proposed revision of the j
subwu contracts, won 11, ne u .-i
laat night, must be accomplished bo
fore tne matter comes up for nnal aet
tlament. Mr. JdAneuy seemed to deelre
to Impress on the public that he and
t 'ball man Wlllcoa of the Public Hej;-
vice C'ommUalon are not "backing 1
down," deaplto their admission that
the contrails thev agreed upon and
ware apparently ready lo algn until
public sentiment forbade are not to
the best Interests of the city.
The points at isaue oearen the city
end the companlea," aald Mr. McAneny,
who la , halrman of the Transit Confer-
ie e I'uinmlltee of the Uoard of lis',
mate, are not fundamental, but they
are in the aggregate vary important,
VOTES FOR WOMEN
PASSES THE SENATE;
ONLY ONE AGAINST
Senator Cullen of Brooklyn
Is Lone Member Who Op
poses Suffrage Measure.
M.B.WV tan H. With but a single
II .enilng vote the Wagner resolution
proposing an amendment to the ooosU.
tUllon to penult women tu vote passed
tile genate to-day
, Ths Senate resolution contalai a pro-
I vision that a eltlaaa by iiiarnage must
i have bean an Inhabitant vf the t'nltrd
Slates lor five veers This amendment
i was not included in the rceoluUpg which
I passed the Assembly Monday Highland
i the measure will have to go to the
1 House for concurrence. It la proposed
j to consider II at seal Monday night's
sen u. it Cullen of Bnoaklyn wag the
..i.lc sirnstnr to ole aualusi Ihe resolu
tion, While forly went recorded in ita
I favor. I
Mra Harrtol Itanton nut h and ather i
I IsaderS of IhS auffrage tnotemenl who!
seie promt to-dat when ihe vote was
taken believe thai tha AagemWy win
, as c to the aaiisla
aeeeeatlgaagg the going over of the de
tails page by page. I cannot tlx a dale
ain a ihe I oa tract! will be ready fo -
THOI WHO ATTENDED THI E-'
u side of t'nmmlssloner Maltble theie
was present at the aecret conferoa.'e
which decided that revision Is neceeaury
only persons favorable lo the contracts.
Those taJtlns pari In the conference wer
J Plerpont Morgan Jr , Theodore f.
ghonta. Henry J'. Davison. Kraacts
LyndS rltetaon. R. B. Itogera, an Inter
borough attorney; ilomniisslonera Wlli
oox, WUliama. Kuatla and Maitble,
Comptroller i'rcmlrrguat and Preaidanr
That ao nuny interested in push.ng
the grab for the traction kM PTOSIS
should lo'uckie. even partially, with the
SOateatlen voiced by The Kvenlna
World that the contracte are groaaly
unlalr to the city la Illuminating. Mr.
M' Anenv. In backing but ae gracefu.lv
as possible, cannot tllagulie that Ihe
.oiitrai-la muat lie revised In their most
Important provision, and that every
ri vision must be to the advantage of :h
city. Commission r Msltlge outliu A
these propoaed revlelona for The hive
lung World ,, .la,
T'hs conferees," said Mr. Maitble.
"and I mean by that phrase tha mem
ber a of tbo commission and the Boa. d
of Eetlmato wao bava been negotiating
aubwayo and their leasee, have neon,
finished the dlsouselon of tbe proposed
changes In tbo lnterborough contract,
and they arc many and of conalderaSie
TEN OP THE MOST IMPORTANT
Tie most importune onee are
"1. Equipment of the praesat
oubway to bo paid (or bat oaco ana
not twice, aa provided la the coa
traot. "g. Tbo contract to go la effect
wbea the aevoatb aeeatae Use la
completed, aad not te he peeSpoaod
until the aew Brooklyn taaatal te
"3- The Quoeaa lime to he sep
arated for tbe parpoeoe of recap
ture by the city, ao skat the laser
eeta of that borough stay be ade
"4 The aiuooat to be gal
for the ateiaway Taaaal to be
sj.ooo.ooo gat, aa evreeMag for to
previous reports, lawtsad of gg.aoo.
ooo, aa psovtgeg far to the eoa
Ueet. "S. steal e stats heteteXeee ea