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WHITMAN TESTIFIES, ACCUSING MURTHA
Mellen Put Up Big Fund to Help Elect Roosevelt
air to-night mm Saturday I war
WRtTHRii-rMr t-aiki aarorderi
PRICE ONE CENT.
MELLEN GAVE UP $50,000
FOR ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN;
YELLOW DOG FOND $134,000
New Haven Road's Head on
Stand at Hearing Admits Com
pany Reimbursed Him.
REVEALS MANY DEALS.
ft Explain the Vanishing
$12,000,000 in the Purchase
of the Westchester Road.
Bw Samuel M. William:
(Ma Correspondent of Tka Bvealag
BOSTON, Mass., May 2. PreMdent
Mellen of the Nrw Haven Railroad
broke through thr high flnance pul
Icy of secrecy and evasion to-day
and made many dramatic confessions
and revelatlous. He appeared be
fore Interstate Commerce Commis
sioner Prouty a nubdued, almost
pathetic, figure. He explained a
truusactlou In which he appeared to
have made a personal profit of $102,
ouo out of deals in the stock of the
New Haven road by declaring that
part of the money wan paid to re
imburse him for contributions to the
campaign r inula In 1904, when Theo
dore Roosevelt was a candidate for
Of tka campaign contributions,
0,000 wast to Cornelias Bliss,
Tias loi of the BepaMleaa Mo
il sasl Committee. There were also
oeatrlbnUoaa to the State cam
pain funds la Wow York, Con-
aosllsal and Sheds lalaad.
There was sa additional yellow
do fnad of 38,000, making the
while lie was making this slatsmsnt
Mr. Meilen's ayes were Ir.ing underneath
ith great busy purs of worry His
hin drooped, his voice was almost
leading in tone. There was no defiance.
,i aggressiveness. Hs was nervous, ap
rehenslve. conscious that bis official
Its hung on the results uf the day's
NOTHING ON WHICH HE COULD
The proceedings were Intorroal. Oom
iiitssloner Prouty said that because of
the otcber proceedings under the depart
meal of justice Involving Mr. Meiien he
COItM not be placed under oath. What
e.er he had to ay must be cunstflered
,i voluntary slslcmviil and not to be
rt Med upon as conferring any immunity.
Mr. Mellen atood up and an opening
was pruvlded by his counsel, Charles
K. Cboate jr., asking him a question
i uaostnlng the purchase and ilo of
New llavuii securities. Easel ly Mr.
Mellen launched Into his story, telling
,ii the very outset of the company'
"yellow dug" fund.
Under skilful questions, Mr.
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FOUR WOMEN HURT
WHEN TWO AUIOS
Four women were Injured this after
noon w'len two auto cars collided at
Broadway and Seventieth street. The
Mary Pietftmry. tweni.-s.x years old,
u No. Mi West Seventy-second street,
con t uslons of forehead. Attended and
v ent home.
.Mr. William Klrtli. No. Division
tMSti Hrooklvn. injured bit refused
il ami went home
r'rness Powell, No West Ninety-
nth tr, r Injured, hut refused aid
and want home: Mrs. Julius Levy of
51 West Ninety-second street, m
, refused aid and "tot home
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WOMAN IN TAXICAB
Chauffeur Goes to Her Rescue
and Battle in Central Park
SHE GOES TO BELLEVUE
"Chancellor" DeCamino Is
Unded in Cell After Attack
on 'tDivine Woman."
Mrnor Angri Peres de Camlao, "Chan
cellor" of the Cuban t'oneulntoOeneral
of this city, exemplified his own Idea Of
Cuban chivalry In the email, dark hours
to-day, by kicking his gorgeously
gowned and tropically radiant female
companion until she showered diamonds,
emerald, and pearl from her hair and
town like April rain drops from a wind
The chastisement Senor de Camlno
adinnlstercd to his fair vis-a-vis occurred
in a tUlMh on Central Park West He
ripped the delicate eatln evening gown
of the Uiiinan, tore her hair, tried to bits
the chauffeur of the machine, when he
Intervened In a spirit of strictly Ameri
can chivalry, and finally went to a cell
In the West Sixty-eighth street station,
after the object of his endearments had
been wrapped in a blanket to spare her
blushes-and trundled off to the alcoholic
war In Bellevue Hospital.
The object of the "Chancellor's" at
tack was fenora Msrla Fougona, sold
to be the wife of a wealthy Porto mean
who came to New York recently on a
visit carrying a letter of Introduction
to De Camlno from mutual friends. She
had lieen living for three weeks at a
Spanish boarding-house at No. M West
One Hundred and Twenty-third street,
slid had enjoyed le Csmlnos entertain
ment often prior to last night's demon
ttrstlon nf hi regsrd for her,
' Later In the morning ths'p-sllant
Vhaii'-ellnr" of the ( 'ubsn Consnlate
Qsaend sat In the West Hide Court In
no condition to be arraigned on trie
charge of fighting and disturbing the
peace, und out of the wreck of hie eve
ning clothe hs lifted up a clarion voice
In praise of the lady of als heart and
CONSUL GENERAL OP CUBA
BAILS "CHANCELLOR" OUT.
Ah. the Is a divine woman s' i Is
a married woman she Is a divine
Senor de ('amino repeated time and
again this adulation of his Inamorata,
who had screened her Identity from She
eye of the vulgar police by giving her
name as Marie Fonasona and the Bona
Vista livery stable at No. 123 Wes'.
Klghty-nlnth street as her home. Af n-r
the "Chancellor had gone buok to
cell In default of VMS ball, to await a
rulgnment to-morrow, Senor Mariano
ltorafort. Consul-General of Cuba in
New York, visited the prison and later
made arrangements to ball out his un
derling. "AIus. poor PerSS t4' Senor Rocafitl
exclaimed when he had cast his eyes on
the crumpled and bloodied shlrtfrom
and the swollen wage of his "Chan
Ala, poor ore, ne must have
been dpinl;-ee, yei; hs mut havo
The t'oiisul-Oensral then explained
that Angel Peres de Csmlno was noth
ing more than "ashler st the office.
thougii he could use the title "Chan
cellor" ir he wanted lo. Hs had
been r.ishler In tne consulate for five
yeui and drew a salary of KM a wee'.
I Senor Kocafort could not guess who the
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The rim PaMUa
Bottle FiHed With Nitro-Glycer-
ine Found at Piccadilly
"ARSON PLOT" ARREST.
Police Charge Chemist With
Aiding in Plan to Bum Lum
ber Yards and Buildings.
LONDON, May t -General alarm was
caused to-day by the discovery of a
bottle filled with nitroglycerine an I
wrapped In brown paper at the under
ground railway station at Piccadilly
circus. The packet was labelled "Dan
gerous-" The police are investigating
the affair and in the meantime attribute
the outrage to the militant suffragettes
A suffragette plot to burn all the lum
ber yards of London was alleged by
Scotland Yard I ben the pollej early to
" - arrested Edward o. Clayton, a wi. -known
che. rt of Richmond, and
Charged him wl ronep: -aoy.
Bow Street Police Court was crowd eeU
"j waen a oana or sax militant aur
frageftoa who were arrested In the police
raid on the headquarters of the Women's
Social and Political Union on Wednes
day were brought up before the Magis
trate oa a charge of conspiracy under
the Malicious Damage to Property act.
lleetdea "Ueii." Mrs. Flora Drummond,
-Miss Harriet Roberta Kerr, Miss Agnes
Lake, Miss Rachel Barrett, Miss Laura
Iennox and Mrs. Beatrice Saundora
were Miss Annie Kenney, arrested yee
terday on her arrival from the Con
tinent; Clayton, the analytical chemist
taken Into custody last night at Rich
mond, and Sydney Drew, the printer of
yesterday's Issue of the Suffragotte who
was arrested this morning.
LETTERS SUGGEST BIG ARSON
PLOT BY SUFFRAGETTES.
Some Interesting documents seised by
the polios were read by the prosecuting
counsel. They were Intended to show
Clayton's connection with the militant
movement. One of them was addresied
to Miss Annie Kenney, and regretted
the delay la supplying some chemlcsl
preparation she bad asked for. "The
exact proportions are v ry difficult to
get." It said, adding: "Please burn
Another document bearing the name of
Clayton suggested a widespread scheme
of false fire alarms, and still another
gave a llat of seven lumber yards In
London which "lend themselves partic
ularly well to attack."
A third letter mid that Clayton had a
list of oorlon manufacturers In London
whose premises "I will inspect during
the next few days and report."
The chief offices of the National
Health Insurance Commission at Buck
ingham Mate were also suggested as a
good place to attack. A plan of the
building was given, with details as to
the entrances and. windows, and a sug
gestion was made as to how an "op
erator might throw In a previously
kindled paraffin or bensollne torch."
The ofilcee of the Health Commission
at Queen Anne's Ueue were also Indi
cated as vulnerable, the letter stating
"There la a tremendous store of p.tpcr
and stationery there."
HOTTEST MAY2 EVER;
87 DEGREES, AND NOT
A SINGLE STRAW HAT
Temperature Kept Climbing as
Soon as Sun Him the
Kighty-seveii decrees had the mercury
climbed in the official tube of Dr. Scmr,
the weather forecaster, at 4 o'clock this
afternoon. It had been going up all day
about a half a notch an hour durtng
the morning and f.i-t.-r than that when
the afternoon sun began to bake ihe
Ides of the skyscrapers.
IN LONDON SUBWAY
The hottest May '.' on record was t le
way Forecaster Scarr passed Uie In
formation. And not a straw hat In
la be sure, this will be a late spring
so late summer wttl crowd spring out
at the three-quarter pole and gallop In
under the wire yard ahead; who
Albert Anderson, twenty-eight years
old, a fireman an Tug No. 14 of the
New Haven and Hartford Railroad,
was ovei-coHSs by the heat on the boat
st ths foot of Willis avsnue. The Bronx
i lis was lufcee lu Lincoln Hospital.
NEW YORK, FRIDAY, MAY 2, 1913.
Jurors Being Taken to Luncheon From Trial
Of Accused Inspectors; Two Chief Witnesses
Photographed Especially for The Evening World hy Staff Photographer.
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COMMITTEE KILLS ImsiiJ
INCORPORATION OF 33g
iitaai rwniii unr
Senators Vote to Report It
Adversely as Another
Slap to Sulzer.
iSiill Im THo grrntut WMfl 1
ALBANY. May '.' The Senste Ju
dlelnrv Committee voted to-ilav to re
port adversely the hill uf Assemblyman
Aaron Levy which would compel the In
corporation of the Htoek b'.schanxe. This
action was taken In the fare of an
emergency message sent by the Gov
ernor to the siennte In which he Baked
that Ihe Stork Ksehane bill he favora
bly leporled by Ihe Committee and j
The eSenate by s vote of ill lo 4 adopt'il
the adverse report of the eomTiittee. I
Those voting ag.iiint the adopt ion of the
report were Hoyliin. M.ilon-, fatten,
Ramsperger, Heeley. WngriT, Wende and
Wheeler. I ..iter the Senate passed I
unanimously the Levy Stock Kxi-hange
hills, Indorsed by the (iovernor. prohib
iting trading hy brokers HKainst the
orders of eustomars and requiring 'brok
ers to submit to customer inemoi inda
The asH.iHrilnatlou of the ItOCH Kx
chanKe reform hill In commit t. w is the
net oud slap adwlnsitgrsil lo Say by the
Legislature. The f1rl was the death in
the AiSSm.es JT. Just before daybreak, uf
the (lovernor's Direc t rninary bill by
.in o erwlielmlng vote.
In killing the Levy hill the Ke"ator
who are opposed to Oov. BulSSf took u
preine satisfaction. It whs an nmphs
sls of the "He can't bluff us" policy of
the Senate majority. The (Jovemor,
however, was not entirely cast down, be
cauac the defeat of the DIM In commit
ten had been jntlc Ipatecl.
senator ivuiiuogn in r.mira, I'hao
mau of the Committe,, on Judiciary of
which Senator stlUell ,,r tiie BcTOM Is
a member announced win n the bill was
Brst Introduced in the Senate chit he.
was uio"ed to It and Would vote
Emergency mecsages from the Gov
ernor receive no consideration from the
Senate in these pishing ttlotlBI day-i of
the se.iiou Twci of them, redd yesler
day. ! complacently ignored.
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SELL 500 LOVE LETTERS
OF BROWNING'S FOR $32,750.
LONDON, May 2. A pac ket n( upws d
of flvs hundred love letters or Itoboi t
afkl Kills loth BrOSnln us becught st
a isUon to-day (Or U.'.iub by a Nsa Yo 'S
dealer. Th bidding started si I3.JUU
snd ess rapidly by bids ol lAiu each,
The "Wi" clothing Corner, Broad
WSV, cor ISarclay Ht., upp. new Wool
wurth llulldlng, will sell to-day and
Saturday S.Onn Men's Blue Horse Hunt,
fast color guaranteed; also Worsted
and f'hevlotr In pencil stripes, gray,
browns, black and mixtures, all slse r,i
to 44: worth Il3 In inv other store, nnr
oa-Vi price o-dav iM n"irlsy M1.
oe2'iiu.aj eveaiug uu lv. Advu,
Circulation Books Open to
JAP BILL AMENDED
TO LEASE LAND
California Senate Takes Hasty
Action and Will Push Meas
ure to a Vote To-Day.
tUCBsAMBScfTO, Cal . May :-An
amendment to the Wrtiti redraft of ths
ant alien land bill permitting ineligible
aliens to lease agrloultural pvnporiv fm
a perlial or not excellri( threa year
was adopted hy the Senate at noon by a
non-iartlan vole, and the bill wa sni
to the printer with emerxen y rueh
trnder ordinary crcuiwtaoces. the
I atuendsd 'nij uould nut sg ready fg
final action tsjfore next aeek, but the
j majority leader hHd arretlgsd III acl
vame for quick action mi lint the new
copy would be buck from the printing
onic, in time for a nnal vote to-day,
A eliullnr amendment to thu bin had
iceen voted ly the AaaSfSM I act eight.
The ssllsrv of ths Senate otHUnbar
end the Inblue of the l atitat building
I were packed with white and JatMUh
j when the upper House of ibe Leg! 1-
mre -ockjio oonSHlSrS Hon c,r the ailli-
allen land own iig hill.
BSSrStary of State It. van arrived
early, and lifter breakfasting In a Dri-
I Vats room at the Capital went Into a
lengthy conference with rjov. Job aeon
ami Attornsy-Qtoara Webb
I i'roinptly at I I o'cliM-k Si-nator lloyn
I ton. President pro tSfslbUrS, called the
Senate to order A score of IsleaTamS
' adsTsrSgcggd to the Senate were read )
I the clerk. Many were from labor Or
i ganlsatioAs in uii parts or the stu c.
I UKKistlnu Inline Hate iuhkc or Bhe
Webb hill. One from the Japanese As
soMutlon of America, urse.1 careru con
sideration before las Senate se t, htm-
i Ins that the passage or the pending bill
I might sit eel ths frlsnnh relations sa
llStlnl between Ilo: United Stales unci
' Tns majority leaclerf pad gnariled
SgslnSt d'!ay to the extent of s tly
tiding a oupy of ibsir anisndn t to
the printer oefore tii. maltsr rams he
' fore til, Senate.
! Ths dsolslon to amend the bill a d at
ths entile ti:ue prsvsrft ftirthsr postpone
mrnts wh rfttc-icd iu . 1:1V! , n. tr-l
tiwrii iicn. Jonnson, ttorney-oenrrsl
Wi-iih ami BsnalcQr Boj nton, oin floor
WABNINOTOM, M.j '.-secretary
BryU telegraphed tO-daV he had re"in
fidsfgd hi pyrpngg to Mrt st in.
for WushlrnTtcin wn i woul t remain 'n
Sa , rarnento until the alien lund lssS
Jntlon 1 concluded. lifflclHlB lucre in'er
tlu docretarv feel lie im net extiaueted
til resocirces and Mill hope u InHu
rSJM UtS lestslstlon In accordncs srl'h
11, a Adllltulslratloil S visa.
"I WAN! IMMUNITY,"
MURTHA SAID, ASKING
Confidential Talk With Accused
Inspector While Dwyer Was
Also at His Home.
Prosecution Closes After H Hello"
Girl Swears Hussey Got Back and
Kept Phone Call Record.
i FEATURES OF TUB TESTIMONY.
DbtTfct-Artrxney WMtrnan, on the Und, swore Inspscjur
Murtha ttad vhH&i him al his hume and had made a long state
ment, insisting that It be kept conlKierstial. Inspector Dwyer
was in another room at the time.
Whitman's detective, Thomas, swore Iter arranged the
interview tor Murtha, who had approached him, saying: "I want
iinmunrty, Can I see Judge Whitman?"
Thomas testified that he heard Murtha say to Whitman,
who told him he suspected him of a part in the plot: "I am
willing to chip in for Hox tout I have done nothing for Sipp
Charlotte M. Murthner, a telephone girl at Rockawa'y, testi
fied that she sent the records of "Hammet's 652" (Hussey'
'phone) from Dec. 18 to Feb. 3 last to Inspector Hussey and
had not got them back. Her superintendent airroborated that
the records were taken out of his possession. He was not
aliowd to tell how.
Hdward J. Newell, counsel for Sipp, testified that he dis
cussed the "frame-up" of charges against Sipp with Inspector
Hussey at Silsbe's restaurant, Brooklyn, while the second bribe
payment, of 950, was held up. He advised that It be paid.
Hussey telephoned, then said: "Sipp will get the money."
He advised Sipp to "make Walsh pay hb expenses" out of
town, and corroborated Lawyer Rousa's story of passing the
bribe in Jersey City.
Lawyer Rouss was unshaken by cross-examination and
lotted to his testimony that the bribe was not passed as "Fox's
The prosecution rested at 3.3o this afternoon.
Two witnesses were called to court by District-Attorney Whitman
to-day with the expectation that the., would establish more clearly the
connection Ol former Inspector James E. Hussey with the conspiracy to
obstruct jtit'ice charged by the State against Hussey and his fellow in
M;vtor Dennis Sweeney, James F. Thompson and John J. Muit!u,
hi (rial hetore Justice Seabury and a jury in the Supreme Court.
Mr Whitman's witnesses were a men
nrid a girl eniidnyed liy the telephone
,.criisnv In the Itnokiway esohaage.
car llci.aey'. home, and they ware
culled tci testify thut the Inspsetor
Bhsm from the telephone company
all reiords of outgoing calls frosn bis
home during D.camtisr snd January
last. It was In this periled that the
State chsrgee the conspiracy was
FAILS FOR $1,000,000.
dsmSSl Msndal, I
estate lirokicr at N
avenue. leay hint
ISn iisulrruptcy In
builder snd real
U St. Nicholas
I petition In volun
ths I nltccl states
Dtstrlst I'ourt. He placed his liasuitiee
ctt H,gU,IM, There ere no asssts.
Of the liabilities If7. W are cured by
nior'.rages un seversl pieces of real
SSIM In New Vork Oily. Helms against
him smmintlng t,i 7f.,H;4 for labor snd
matsrial arc unsecured.
oils Sklaner still la Utsgtr.
Ill NAI ol.IS. May J. Oils Bkln
nsr. the actor, who was operatsd upon
yesterday for ths removal of an abeeess
buck of the ear, passed a restless night,
but Or Lafayette l sgs, ths specialist
a lio pel formed ths operation, said te
Oajl after a visit to ths hospital that
Mr. Hklnnrr was resting comfortably
hut il would be four 01 flvs days before
u us uut u. danger.
PRICE ONE CENT.
Testifies He Had
IN FOR FOX,"
hatched sir Whitman oentetrtN that
Hussey sol the r.rords to obliterate all
trace of his telephone eommuMratlons
wish ct4wc.n. Thompson and Murtha.
The trial wae reeusssd to-day by the
return to the stand of lawyer Jacob
Roues, whoss direct examination had
not been eemplstad last sight Assist
ant District-Attorney Clark conducted
the esamlnatlon for a few memeate,
carrying Rouse through the time hie
client. Patrolman Bugene Fox, pleaded
guilty, and thsn turned him ovsr lo
Frsnels W oilmen, who cross-examined
Q. Inspector Sweeney never asksd yeu
to see Fox? a. He did not.
Q. Tou told him so to gst him as a
client A No.
TOLD FOX aWflNKY HAD SBMT
Q. But yeu told him soT A. Tss
Q. Tou sad Louis Oreat (Rouss's Ista
partner) read of Slpp's testimony to thp
Aldermen and thsn went voluntarily and
Introduced yourself to Fes? A. I did.
q. You acted aa Fox's counsel till ho
pleaded guilty la brtberyf A. My Arm
J. X andorstand you to have tostiasd
that you didn't see Newell till Dor. HI
Q. I wish you'd tail us what Nsaoil
said about Wpp waaUng ts go away, v
Newell sold ho rsajupsaled alpp. a ho
ass a sick auut aaj ae