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SEVEN CAPTAINS NAMED BY GAMBLER
IN NEW CHARGES OF POLICE GRAFT
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PRICE ONE CENT.
M'CALL GOES INTO OFFICE,
BLOCKS FUN OF WILLCOX
10 SIGN SUBWAY CONTRACT
Suddenly Changes Decision to Wait
Until Monday, and Qualifies While
Appellate Division Is Hearing
Arguments on the Injunction.
While counsel favoring mid opposing thcoperatton contracts for the
now subway wre arguing on Hie merit, of the Hcndrick Injunction before
th Appellate Division this afternoon, Judge Edward K. McCall suddenly
decided that he would qualify as Public Service Commissioner.
.ii is o'clock n went from
office he occupied am a ItMtiea l DM
Hupreme C ourt In the Emigrant Saving
Bank Building to tno office of Justice.
Varnon M. Davis on. 'the lloor below and i
took the oath of office He bnaMM a I
Public Service Commissioner and Chair-
man of the commission at a) o'clock
and at that momsri William WHIook, i
who hae been feveitStll) pantlnj all
week for a chance to mm ihe con-,
tract, ceased to sjslat as u public
Judge MoCall reached the PUMI I
vice Commleslon oflices In the Tribune
Building at t.H o'clock He wus met ny j
hit predece aor. Mr. WllkJOk, and e- j
corted to the offiOSI of the ch-lrmaii.
where he sreete.l hla SSSOrlStSS two jf j
wlid.ii. Commission Is Milthlo and Kus-
tU. he hid never met before.
Mr. WlHl'Ok, wh. was conal lei ably
affected, a!d he would be pleased tu
aivo hiM ku uoesaor atiy aui In nt sowar,
. . . .. 1,1 i,. uMllll lie I
atej jnug. .i "i mmtm
pleaaol If ha could attain. In a small
part me record forJeJBetenoy mad.' by
Mr. WlltcOS ai nn .ifttclal of the .tat.
Then .ill hand hai(inei. ............
. . f it... ,,, .. ,-h.il rmn 11
taen in an. nn ,
wax initiated into n
niLlxl. H ill III" t"b
ARRIVAL CAUSES COMMOTION
' ,..- ,.1Bn OFFICE
ludsro MoCall immediately after he Of hi. physician the examine
was .worn In a Public Servl. . Commls- , w discontinued,
aloner. went to hla old office, put on hla ' 'ongreesman Pujo, chairman of the
official nil. hat and flirted for the of- Money Truat Investigation Committee,
flee of the cornmlaalon In th." Tribune .,,i Samuel I'ntermeyer. counsel, ac
Bulldlng. His arrival there created n ,-ompanled by a party of twenty atenog
greel deal of i xcltement for lie had not j rapher,t j,cr,lari, and newspaper men,
bean expected to-day. f w to-day.
The new t oninvlaeloner. while on M- tatement to The
way across City Hall 1'ark to the Tilb- ..,.,, . ,
une Building, was a.ked what had I Hveateg World correspondent:
caused him to make a audden change of I 'It. BOOHofelUWl condlllon Is simply
front and decide upon qualifying atiP'iUble. He not only ahakea like a leaf
on, e. ' s'l aver his body, but after the flrat
"Nothing In the world InfsVenoed nic," question he bekan to cough convulBlveJy.
he replied. "SXOSOl the fact that I waa ulll lt WHH ayldeM that he waa laboring
ready. 1 Behaved the time had arrived uniltr px,.!,,.,,,,,, ;i that he was
to. me to o over to my new job." L y u. ,, lp8,.. Ile ,iail to
"Did you have niiy idea or wnai ins
outcome of Ml pi oieedlnga before the
ajonellate Division would 'be'.'"
Absolutely so. X know aotBlBg
of what they are doing er what
they are going to do. As for the
ooBtraete, If they are araUabls
wkea X gat fitted lata my new pUee
S shall take them (or study imme
elately. Cutting everything elss
aaide, I shall devote sayeelf to aa
saesslaftl-s of the oontracta so
that as nnneoessary deUy may sn
sae as to the eaprseetoa of say at
tMode. ktaks that clear."
McCALL HAD HEARD
THAT OOUD PEN. I
Shoj-tly beforo he gjsoMed to qualify
Judgs Mm'all heard that the l'ubllc Ser
Oaa OonVnlSStontri favorable to tho con
tract Wlllcokk. WilllaniH. and Kustls -had
ari.ir.Ked to RSeel at i o'clock anl,
If the Appellate Plviaton uaa n it in at
that time, to adjourn from hour to hour
until the decision should Us known, n.
also beard that ClifclrfAaa WttloM had
(.quipped hllllStflf Wll I a now Kohl pan
for use in ilgninl the oonlraots. said
probably 10 be handed down to his de
sceiidants as a tainllv heirloom. Qreat'j
ly to Mr. WlllCOk'S (llsappoliilmcnt th..
j.eii will not be so handc.1 down and til.
eubwav comrade "Ml go Into effect!
aoma of these days a lthout hla Siena-
ture thereto attached.
The attention of Judge Met an was
called 10 sUTbl new ".Vikers" which
hkve Lien dis.iuend by the "scamp
aritico" In the rsvlMd oontraete. He
i i , ." ' "
sald that In .'Is tludy of hf documents
would pn: larilmlar ktlentlon la
the po it rrutl lit ti;5le atiei!;n. pATCHOOUal, feb, f. The badhsj
Alio ir. ...i .1.1 uu; ...... b.d or the latS Henry t . Kdey and wife,
dsn !.. I '' '' b Ills Inn I e li.i .i wefe placed Ul a receiving vault
anjago would . t '. ... me k hers the day after the t nifi iy at Heii
penss upon the public thai, was reveaied i p.nt. were sklMNs to-uu. lot intermMl
B the ten jokers in each of the subway I In Ureeuwuod Cemetery, Brooklyn.
fwri tinned oa Seooad jfjjjwj
Cwntotk 1010, br
Co. The Few
He Shows Symptoms of Throat
Spasm and Congress Inquiry
Comes to Sudden Stop.
-i. - nl tn The Krenlnf Wurld.)
JKKYI. ISIiA.VIi, Oa., rb. ".After
an examination Of H.-urrely twelve min
utes by .Samuel l.'ntermyer, roundel for
ni p .
Committee, William Hocke
aged Standard Oil magnate,
thin afternoon rhowed sign of a laryn-
and Indications of an ap-
proacklnk nervoup i-ollapse. At the In-
er.c of collspae,
lowly arhleper 'be few words he spoke
Into the ear of the alenographer who
01 nrxldc him. This lie did with the
Rrcatest d.m-' :. Hbaklng like a leaf
all the while.
"Such a thing as an examination
would be impossible. As soon as lr.
C'happelle Intervened anJ requested that
the bearing proceeJ no furtihar, on the
ground stated by hint to Mr. Untor-
myer, I felt that It would be dangerous
and Inhuman to go further, and I there
upon ordered the auspennlon of the ex
-f w"" "l .
took noil, u lieu ine iniij pjpnas i m.
lug owned by the Jekyl laland Club and
ItMtod 10 Invade the exclusive southern
alaygfOUad Of America's multl-mllllon-alres.
lr. Walter I'happell and John
A. (larver. Mr llo.kef.ller's perso.ial
phyHicluns, had not Defining reconciled
to (he examination. They Insisted that
their chaiKe waa In no pondttlOfl to wit i-
stani Ihe lapll lire of questions of
Dr. Chapaell at lea't forced an amee
itienl for a "star chamber" hearing
t'hairllian 1'tljo decided to liar all SOWS1
papermcn from the meet lug, on lr
I ' Ibappell S plea. Mi . Kor-kcfcller sent
j w old personally he wanted the hearing
Ul bt, pybljs, but Dr. CUappell and Mr.
I yaju overru,ea hlm
Bmlles of Udeje Interred In Urrra-
ituertsl Is The Kisalaa feu i
FOR .RACING SEE J?AAE 12, 1
MONEY TRUST QUIZ
HIS NAME "ANDY,"
HE TOLD CARNEGIE,
Then Immigrant Boy's Brother
Paddy Bobbed Up and Was
Made $1 Richer.
ALL EUROPE BUTTS IN.
But for Children of Many
Unds at Ellis Island He Had
Only Visiting Cards.
Andrew Carnegie, with a party ar
ranged by Mies Amy Townsend. went
to Ellis Island this afternoon. Others
who made the trip were Mrs. Car
negie, Mr. and Mrs. John Carter
Brown of Providence, Mr. and Mrs. R.
Fulton Cutting, Mrs. J. B. Adams and
Mrs. Archibald Murray.
Ellis Island knew they were coming
and an Itinerary of the trip was ar
ranged from the moment they set foot
on the wbsrf. Thsy were led by Com
missioner William Williams himself.
In the detention pens, among hun
dreds of others, were Mra. Catharine
Rooney and her three email boya. An
drew, the oldest, wss crying. Mr.
Carnegie broke away from the slgiht
aeere and went to the croup.
"What la your name, my little roan?"
aeked the millionaire of hla four-year-old
The littler Andrew took his fingers out
of his eyes and said: "Andy, sir."
Tho steel master amlled; ho beamed.
"IT'S A OROND NAME," SAID CAR
"It's a grond name, my boy,
great irtver of libraries and
' said the
and philanthropic foundations.
"It s u
The smaller Andy put his knuckles
back into his ayes and began crying
again, remarking simply: "1 want to no
back to Mayo."
Mr. Carnegie looked around at th
group of repor.ers who were following
the party and beckoned to them. When
they had formed a respectful half circle
In front of tho Rooney family Mr. Car
negie spoke as follows:
"Myi little man I You should not rr
lad. This Is a grand country and you
shall be having as fine a chance to be
rich here ee though you were the son
of a king or an earl. Be honest and
saving and of good conduct and you
are as well off aa the Lest tn this land
Andy Roony kept on hiltiMberlnig, his
sob 'became louder every time he
looked at hie awesome audience, Mr.
CarueKle reached Into hs pocket, lie
drew forth a bill. With a deft roll
ing twist of his fliiKers he unfolded
It at the pocket opening and glanced
quickly at Its denomination.
It was a two-dollar bill. He took It
out. smoothed It wide open, turned
around to smile et the reporters, with
the bill still spread out and handed It
to Andy Roony, saying:
' Take it to your mother, lad, and
tell her that shs and good womsn like
her have made the backbone of this
BROTHER PADDY ASKS FOR A
Andy Ronnsy's hand closed instinct
ively over the money. He scuttled for
hl mother's skirts. Out from them
come brother Patrick Rooney, eager
and tearlnae, with a prehensile hand
Tin his brudder Paddy." said the
younKHter, who WSS three years oil.
Wouldn't ou be after giving me
For a moment Mr. Carnegie was In
thought, looklihg Into the dlatance.
Then he drew to th light the edge nl
another bill. It waa a one-dollar bill
He pulled It t'u-th and bestowed It on
brother Patrick. He had no chance to
give Patrick any meaauge of cner be
cause th alarm ha kone forth and
children of Blclly, Oallcla. Germany,
Holland, Ireland and Poland were
sweeping down on hlm like ravening
wolves. Every one of them held out a
dirty palm. Some held out two.
The Kie.it Scotch-American philan
thropist looked startled and even an
OOyed. Then a soft Ugh! glowed from
lis Km 1 1 y eyes and he opened Ins 9011
and reached Into a hreust pocket II.
gsomsd certain to be reaching for a
Sheekbook with pusslh.lltea of untj'.d
But it was not a checkbook. It was a
jCoaMnwofl tm 9g$mh 994
NEW YORK, FRIDAY,
BEACH NOT GUILTY
OF ATTACKING WIFE
New Yorker Not in Couft
When Acquitted, but Soon
Appears and Thanks Jurors.
HIS WIFE ALSO ABSENT.
"Too Much Watso and Not
Enough Sherlocko in the
Case," Foreman Explains.
AIKEN, ft. C, Feb. 1.T. O. Raarh
waa acquitted this afternoon In . ths
Aiken County Court of the charge of
assaulting his wife. The Jury was out
exactly one hour and forty -Ave mlputee.
Mr. Beach was not In the courtroom
when ths verdict was read, havttur gone
to lunch during the recess, nut he ar
rived a few mlnutea later and Vent to
the Jury box and shook hands with
members of the Jury.
"There was absolutely nothlgjg to the
case. in foreman iota .Mrs uracil
There was too much 'Watso. aud not
Mra eBach did not retu
The foremen explained that the de
lay In reaching a verdict Was due to
the fact that one or two Jurors wanted
lo "discuss everything under the sun
except th rase."
There was no demonstration of any
kind when the verdict was rendered.
Mr. eBach returned to hla hotel to Join
The summing up on both aides con
sumed three hours and the Judge's
charge was brief.
The society colony of Aiken turned out
In force for the last dWy of tho trial.
MRS. BEACH SITS WITH HUS
BAND DURING SUMMING UP.
Mrs. Beach sat beside her husband at
Congressman Byrnes addressed ths Jury
for the defense. He contended that the
prosecution hod failed to produce any
evidence to connect Beach with the as
sault As he spoke Mrs. Beach ap
peared weary for the flrat ttm during
th trial. Retting her chin upon a
gloved hand, she gated at the attor
ney through tired eyes.
Representative Byrne emphasised the
prosecution's failure to advance any mo
tive which might have Impelled Beach
to assault his wife. H bitterly de
nounced Detectlvs Baughn, who worked
up evidence on which the city authori
ties Indicted Reach.
"You couldn't convict a yellow dog
on such a flimsy charge as this," he de
clared. "Uu far as Ihe aaiount of ths
line for assault IsV Concerned Mr. Beach
wouldn't mind, but this case involves
that which makes life worth living his
own and his wife's reputation, their
honor and good name. Don't crucify
Mr. Beach on a cross of slander snd
brand Mrs. Beach a a liar."
INSURED FOR $150,000
BY MURPHY OF CUBS'
Manager rivers and Catchers Bres
nahan and Archer Worth That as
Business Proposition, He Says.
OHKIAOO. rob. 7 Prealdent Charlo
W, Murphy, of ths Chicago National
dub. annovn 'c.1 to-day that he had In
sured the 'lives of Manager John J
r.vers aud I ateliers Jam... Archer and
Roger Brgfkishsn for .... each for the
"I do list think I could replace either
of the three players for 150.000 and as a
business proposition I decided to Insure
their B y. for fl."'0.ixin for my own protc
,. .11," (id Murphy.
TWO CHINAMEN ARE
CONVICTED OF MURDER
IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
Members of the Hip Sing Tong
Found Guilty of a Killing in Mott
Street in (iamHing Feud.
Kni Nfltl and Vee DOObi member of
the-Hip SIM Tong. were convicted of
murder In fits BfOI deifos by a Jury
before In.;,. cIU:i, ijeneral Hc-k'.ch
th. aft. rnoon
They h.td been Of) trial for the killing
of Vee tags King In Mutt street In a
Icautetvwa eNkiUe. . si
GRAFT VICTIM TEN YEARS,
BARES THE POLICE "SYSTEM"
j Inspector and Seven Captains and
Their Collectors Who Extorted
From $60 a Week Upward From
Poolrooms and Gambling Houses
ASKED $500 AFTER RAID
Vice Suppressor Britton Got $120 a
Week Through Man Now at
Headquarters, Says Witness, and
Sheriff Harvey of Queens Held
Him Up for $400, "Back Dues."
, The Curran Aldermanlc Committee, at the suggestion of District
Attorney Whitman, put on the stand this afternoon "Jimmy" Purccll, an
told fin frWolroom operator and garrtbler, to testify to police graft. Pur-
cell is sard to have much information
reserve by the District-Attorney since last summer, when he was dug up
by Mr. Whitman's detectives to be a witness in the Becker trial. Justice
Goff's ruling, cutting out evidence about police graft, kept Puree!! from
the stand on that occasion.
, Purcell, referring to memoranda, told of his relations with the police
while running a poolroom, in the Murray Hill district and on the upper
west side, mentioning the names of Capt. Thomas and f jipt. Delaney,
both retired, and of Capt. Martens, now in the Fast Eighty-eighth street
station. He also mentioned tne names
Purcell Is a email, ellghtly built man
with tow-eolored hair. H constantly
bit his lower Up end his flngernslls.
varying- thie by atroklng his retreatln
Assistant District - Attorney Frank
Moss conducted the examination of
Purcell. who had been discovered during
the Rosenthal Investigation.
Purcell held on his kne a taek of
yellow manlla paper, closely written.
He eald moot of these note were In
hi own writing. He consulted Uiem frs
quenUy. Mr. Buekner announced, as soon a
th Committee had been called to order,
that he had aked Assistant Wslrlct
Attorney Moas to esamln Purcell be
cause of his familiarity with the wit
ness's story. Purcell was then put on
"Mr. Purcell. how long hav you been
connected with gambling In New York'."'
was Mr. Moss's flrat queatlcn,
"Ever otnee let," Purcell replied.
q. What was your first counecUon
with gambling in New TorkT A. I had
an athletic club at Third avenue, be
tween Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth
strsets. when Oliver Jackson brought
Prank Abrahall and told me he was
going to opsn a poolroom there.
Q. Then where did you go? A. I went
up to the Prank Oleason syndicate at
Fifth avenue and One Hundred and
Q. What did you do there f A. I had
oharg of the Inside door.
y. How long did you stay there?
A. About six wet-k.
y. Did you do anything elc there?
A. I telephoned racing Information.
y. Wher did you go next? A. To the
Bohemian Club. Amsterdam avenue be
tween Eightieth and Emhiy-flrsl streets.
y. What was that? A. A pool room,
an athletic club where they played thu
races up stairs.
y. What did you do there? A. 1 de
scribed th races.
CAPT. THOMAS REGULAR PLAY
ER OF THE PONIES.
"OagA. Tbosaas waa oa of aty rag-alar
visitors. Me stood aU ertemooa
la frost of the blackboard with th
rest of the crowd aad usually bet MS
to eaao to a rase.
".'apt. Thomas told me one day
ilrclea that Inspector llarley was get
ting evidence against the pla.e and
Wag apt t" raid It Bay time A day or
WO after thut t,i bUIMf which was
supposed to give Warning of it raid
sounded Thomas said: 'My Qod
Hum's Hsrloy,' Nearly everilmlv
rushed fur the VlndoSJaV IJveiybolv
else took lo the fire escape, but
Thorns saw there wax a dep snow
i kauk near tho wall, ool forgi feel
on Stand Names
on this point. He has been held in
of plainclothes policemen.
uown. it may
have been nfty.
ssm s soon enough for me," he said
and Jumped out Into the yard. Then he
got Into the next yard ovsr s fenos and
worked around to th street. A lot of
us who had got out met at the corner
and sprinted around the door of ths
Place. There was nothlnsj doing.
sUstaks about tkds,"
' ataxia y lsa't there.
go baaek aag bear the as at sejoo
sold he had eeoo bet oa
wi ill wsat book eaa the
Faomao saU wkea ke got
bis head la ale the door weei -Bid my
"What was th first time you ever
snve money to a policeman?" asked (Mr.
"When I worked for a man named
Murphy, on Mlxth avenue, near Klfty
Ixth street, ovar the saloon of a man
named I'eel Jack ftoblriMn hsndled
ths money He gavs It to an ofllctr."
SM A WEEK TO CAPT. DELANEY
AND GRAFT TO DICK WALSH.
Q. Did you glvs money to Robinson
to give to the officer? A. Yes.
y Wsrs you ever at No. lot East
Thirty-fourth street. A. Yea.
Q. Whet Captain waa In charge nf
th prtclnct? A. Capt. John De
laney. Q. Did ynu do any business with
hlm? A. lie sent Pick Ca'.ill. his wsrd
I mm, around.
y Did you ever give him any
! money? A. .My partner, John Murphy,
gave QgjhtU l!u u week for a couple of
j weeks; after thut 1 gave It to him.
1 y. II.. a much? A. M0-I10 ror Cahlll.
! the rest for the t'aptaln.
I y Who WSI Thomas 1' Woods? A.
i We, bun owed a ttioiutjiid dollars from
j y. To whom else did you pay money'.'
I A. We paid It to Dick Walsh. Capt
I lieluney'e nephew, and when he was
on vacaUon we paid It to John yulnlan,
, hla partner.
, y. Did you stay on Thirty-fourth
street? A. Oh, no, w shifted over to
Thirty-third street oure,
j y. Why did you do thut.' A. I aup-
pose there had been so run complaint.
Anyhow, Dick Walsh talked to us about
I: and then we shifted. Capt, D.iianev
! raid we should go there
y Who waa ('apt. UgrtOMf A lie
was in mnwgnd of the proclnei when
i we first went there.
1 y. Were there other poolroom In the
I pre. I 'let? A. There wen about six ur
Mid Di Cook, Pat. Kir
man named PoetaofitoM
who hid operated la the
iConUreued, eu dacoud i'aaj,
How He Paid Police Graft
(Photographed Hpeelally by an
$ I fev ;
SJB mjt a.
THAT SWEENEY GAVE HIM
BRIBE MONEY FOR SIPP
Justice Goff, Sitting as Committing
Ma gistrate, Brings Out Im
portant Graft Facts.
Justice Goff, sitting aa a committing magistrate, In chambers, tali aster
noon cinched the case of bribery against Inspector Dennis Bwownoy, aflssj,
by force of the power of his office and his own persuaveneas he showed Pa
trolman John J. Ilartlcan why it was to bis beat Interest to tall the truth.
Harttfan, thus Impelled, confessed that Inapertor Sweeney, at the Ufa
when UeorK A. Slitp was preparing lo before the Grand Jury aa a wit
ness against ('apt Thomas W. Walsh, handed him (Hartlgan) an envelope
containing ID.Vi to 1m transferred to 81pp.
The object was to get Hipp to leave , Kox. The money was passed tn the
town and remain uwa In order that helCrtrinai Court Building. Fox handed
might not have to alve testimony before It to one of his counsel, I, nils J. Oraat
the Urainl Jury HrlldiiK a prospective
rltate s witness to refrain from testify-
ing Is a felony
ii.'ti'iigaii'a statement was
by the wife of Cipt. Walah, so.- knows
all about the ttaiiHuetioii. It look J i.
tlce Ooff nlijut an hour to net at the
root of the facts and then It waa an
nounced tkal the caae gsjalnal Sweetie)'
was ieady for presentation t the
(liaiid Juiy on Monday.
H ARTIOAN TRIES HARD TO PRO
. Hartlgan ield out fay a long time
agaltvst the District-Attorney He
stuek to a story he Hid ye-tcrday, to
' ie effect that he got th,. brlbs money
from i ' ' H wi. i 'a n all along
that Msobjscl a ii io pi : Bweenv.
for whom he had worked na unAd:i!.
:.,1 tpjilty, un I he proti elHwe
until confront d h Mm ilah ,1
Mini Patrolman Ku Kus w ... :)
M i i a .: . ,'ld' . ....I K kmii
u,. ... he .' .!, I i v i.,. truth
According to Hie lustrict-Attoriiey's
; Jufia-mailoti Hweenev handed Hartlgan
IINoor Uieieubouta tu be aiaiMled to
PRICE ONE OINT.
Keening World Photographer.)
and lirant handed It to his
J. oh ICouss. from House th money
traveled to Kduard J. Newell. Mlpp's
counel, but when Newell govs it 10
Hipp there waa only I7UU In the roll.
I napes tor weeaey spent an an
1 and harried hour thla afternoon In tne
off! e, of Third leputy Police Coma
I loner Newburger 'at Police Head
i iiuarters. Ile had his counsel. Charles
I K. Kelly, with him snd was questloaad
: mercilessly on his work s an Inspector
I In Harlem. Commissioner Waldo waa
1 present thnongh considerable of the
examination snd took s hsnd in It.
. Prompted by a publication In a Brook.
I lyn newspaper purporting to set forth
v ee condition! In th Eighth snd akv-
I eB,n ,n"M"',,,a' 'rtcu of Brooklyn
Cnmwlealoaer Waldo summoned la-
" 1 " ir Patri K J. Hirkin snd John J.
Murth to Headquarters to-day and. In
I e pirla.'i.e, "put them over the
Jampj." Italic!:. has a d...ici iu ike
j downtown section of Brooklyn, aad
' Murlhs's dlstnot takes in Orewosotat
and a part ,f Wllllssnsburg.