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crowding together for warmth in the
street outside. Superintendent William
f. Vi.rkr ordered th?- dOOTS opened early
s<- that they might come In om ??f tlie
culd. When th? y deposited their valua
Mi the envelopes provided for the
purpos,- few of them were abb? to put
anvthh.t; SSTC pawn tickets in them.
U on the night before, the overflow
Which the lodging house was unable to
imodStS was taken to the pmr of
the Department ot dkarltlss, al the end
..f EMI Sfth sired. Man: were siso
housed In the chapel of the morgue.
When tbe^r? plac s were tilled, the ?'liar
itirs Department'g !><?>.?t Brennan was
tied up to the pier, ami many were unal?
tered In its kteam heated ulterior, sleep
? i. ckf ami bench
More than twelve hundred men frere
COT I for last night at the lodging house.
breaking the record of 982 set on tiie
nicht of Januar)' ?"?? WH. Four hundred
were quartered on the pier and at the
morgue last night.
To Opeo Churches to Poor.
\r the Charity Organisation Society's
application oflRcg during the last two
days ?.M homeless men who asked for
w..rk got employment ??"> the woodyardg
of the society.
The leaders of the Bowery Mission
found themselves unable to cope with
the probksm the cold had presented,
and made an appeal to a number of
leading churches in town to open their
do?:>rs to take In the suffering and desti?
tute?. James Y. Hunt, business man?
ager of the mission, said the institution
was overwhelmed >vlth applications for
help and could assist only a small
number. It was Faid last night ?hat a
number of churches had promised to
oo-operate with the mission by open?
ing their doors and serving hot coffee
and rolls to homeless men.
A force of twenty inspectors 'was :-nt
out by the Public Service Commission
yesterday to see whether tho streetcar
comranies ^ere keeping ?rir cars
heat-d according to the rules laid down
by tho commission.
?""hicago, Jan. a?Chicago and the Middle
West continued In the gra.sp of the eoM
wave, to-night and more deaths snd much
suffering wer* report'd On? death SO?
currai In the city.
A plan pot into effect by a business
house of pledging e weekly donation of
n??arlr |10o was taken tip by other firms,
and th? 1'nited ?"hirities was able to otfen
shelters ui ha'f e score of ?racaut buOdmg*,
instsll mattresses and stoves and provide
At l*JI p. m. the Chicago weather report
indicated a temperature of 7 degree* below.
? llt?'e warmer than earlier In the day.
Throughout the Middls West reports
?heaved a slight smeiiotatinn ->f conditions,
though another co'd dsy was promised for
a hope f?r better conditions wa.- i eld
out by the )\>nthrr Rureau to-night,
though a sMghtly higher temperature was
promised for Monday. It was oxpr.ted the
BMSCUry would contract to a minus U de?
gree? to-morrow forenoon.
In the West ?entrai ?states tie cold Wl ?
?n?-reai=ing to-night, particularly In Kansas.
Nebraska, the nnkota>. Minnesota
aed Wisconsin. Snow which fell over part
Of this territory to-dn> .eased falling tow?
el d nightfall in most states and the 8k>
?r,.rrt,na clear. The wind remained In the
Kr,-,;: - i ame reports of
records Buperlor, wt?. had the
? l mark of SI decree? below zero.
it touched in ?lie 1'nited States.
Duluth, however, was pressing Superior
? ard. being I all point behind. At
Ha- . Wie., it WSJ 2? below, the ??old?
est In right i esi a
Th? general temperatun rani the
an 14 to M below.
companies rxprrl?need much
?; Jan. a?Tha cold
last thirteen years was
\'run the thermometer reg
The coldest record al the
Weather Bureau was taken February I'V
St. Louli nine 1 indred
lUghl refuge from the
?old at the p..'u-e shelters here last night
' Irty appealed to-day in the railroad
? * where work of shovelling snow had
.fere?! t'? all who would apply.
Kan?-*? City, Mo., Jan. K. From two to
six Inche.s of frow fell over the ureater
par? of the Missouri Valley last night and
? * tO-day, where below zero tempera?
ture.* have prevailed since yestesday morn?
in Kansas City, where thousands
- la for h?at, there was intense suffer?
ing, the ?as pi ?.-sun- be iw that
practical)) no heat could be obtained from
It. Eight hundred homeie?.? persons were
housed a' the Helping Hand Institution
Th? mercury rea?-hed 11 degrees below gero,
the lowest here- since l?:. when 21 degreea
below was registered. Six Inches of snow
Lincoln. Neb., Ja;;. 1?Practically every)
tiain running through this h-ate is reported
laie as a reeull of the severe cold. In i.n
<en the thermometer registered it below.
Seattle, Jan. k -The coldeat spot In Alas?
ka so far ss retords are obtainable to-day i
was Tanana. on the lower JTukon, where 2J
below zero was record?.! S:tk.i with M
. bov? ;:? ", reported the biche.? t.-mpera
. Jan. 1?With a minimum tem?
perature of - degreei below z?-m>. Pitts?
burgh and vicinity face a heavy snow to?
night and to-morrow, according t<? the
Tnited States Weather Bureau Snow h.
g*n falling early tO-alghl and a biting wind
Is causing much suffering. Rivet naviga?
tion is practically suspended on eco of
v ist ? , Tes . Jan f Temperatures "f 12
to 18 degrees below zero w?;e reported to
<iav from several pans of the Psnl
Heavy .-now in manj parta of th?
hav? hampered train aervlci <>n. train,
????i?'k csu ed bj the storm wss reported
from El Pase.
!/>u:- -? ? i fa | i fai
?'?i.tli aa Montgomery, Ala to-nlgjpit, ami
? is in the grip of tin cold
wav< It ?? lea tempera
will pievHll In the South Atlantic
Northern Florida wlthla
TWO DEATHS IN THIS STATE
Mercury Drops to 34 Below in the
vi ? old " ? .? .1? for i hla
brok? n in iew ^ ?.rk s?a?e
' ' g to rep?.i ta ? ?
? it ha wei ? also r? poi ted. The
v. '? al bar Burei . hei ? ? regla*
on at :."/' a m . bul
r? noi t? .i from |?j t(, uj
degree!? ),f |((V.
? ?II.. . U mi.? i ;.' . . s i . p?,i ;e,j. ,,|]
? \\'a?. rtoa i. IS; m? nson Mines,
:?". Rome, > '?/unge county, from II to
? Inga IS, and New
ta; i g
\\ hile o to the N? v
tame last nigi.t Brayton W. Bennett w*v
<? ereotw b ? ?? cold Ilia body wa- found
an h labore I v. h
half t> oga Springe,
< "1 ?n t h< i ? spit ? I
'1 be guppl) of ii?tuial |
<<n New Voik ie go low *
th* gravest alarm Most ef th? residente
Of the towne and . Ilagea depend entlrel)
on gas for heat, and no otlut fuel Ie avail?
able for emergecy,
i itv Telegraph t.. nu 11 h i?e I
Ksranae lake, N. Y . Jai. I -With the
mercury at XX degrees beles ?ero lu
below at \Mkt' riaeiii. h sol?n at Uabrlels
and H below at TUpper l?ak?. the Adlmn
dacka this mornini wore In lh? grip ol
the coldest wave of s hitherto mild winter
At noon the raercur) too? t? IJ ?'
bel iw, where it hung for three hours, drop?
ping rapidly until at ? o'clock to-night II
stands at s below, with Indications for the
coldest nighi ot the rear ahead.
STEAMERS IN ICE-COATED
All Bear Evidence of Cold
Weather on the Sea.
A landfill of steamships from the Bari
and th? South cam? to port yeeterday
bearing frosty evidence ?if their encounters
with blizzards at sea AM were more OT
less icc-eoated. but the one gttracttng moat
attention from the hardy onlookers u t ho
Battery wall was the Red l> liivi Mara?
calbO. She Is one of the smallest o#*??n
s coming to tin? port, bul she looked
larger yesterday an she came up the har?
bor padibd from stem to stern wltll a
five-Inch coat of Ice. Her masts, ral!?,
ropes and deck gear looked much like th?
frosty piping of an loe plant.
A I] thai winter finery came to the little
?OS??] within the last throe days of iirr
run to port from Venezuela. She is painted
white the year round to reflect the heat "f
the tropic sun, and this raiment accentu?
ated her icy coating. The sun was shining
brightly as the Maracalbo was backing
into her pier in Brooklyn, and gecordtng
lo the blas? boatmen she was "some pict?
A persistent two-day wind from the
north and northwest .made it? influence
effective yesterday on the tide Much of
the water in the harbor liad blown sea?
ward, and when the hour eaine for ebb
tide the water was low. indeed. This ln
convenlenee ^,i? feit most keenly at the
ferry landings when heavy, trucks were
drawn aahore. Although the landing floats
were lowered to the limit. It was a ?t?ep
elimb from ferryboat to shore.
LOOK FOR RED BALL TO-DAY
Skating on Van Cortlandt Lake
and Probably in Centra) Park.
"l.ook for the red hud tO-dayl If > oil don't
sr<> it on the flagpole on the BelvMeTn
Tower in t'entrai Park yotl Will find it
floating trom one in Van ?'ortlandt Park.
Park Commissioner lllgglns of T'i"
Bronx had a hi? foree of men smoothing
off the surface of the Ink?-- In Van Cort?
landt Park ail day yesterday In prepara?
tion for the gr?a' army of skaters Which Is
expected to ro to The Bronx this morning
for the first op? n air skating of 1 sea
In this ? Ity,
While no definite promise was pi\en for
skating on the lakes In ?entra! Paik for
to-day. It was raid yesterday that if the
|i ? g l h h whs then three and a half Inches
thick? became four Inches thick there
would be -kating. All day yesterday the
park employes in the two boroughs were
besieged with Inquiries as to the opening of
the skating season. Not In many yea
the Bret skating teen delayed until .latm
ary, it has generally been a? early a* the
first part of December, and sometimes at
COLD SNAP STALLS TRAINS
Breaking of Feed Wire Delays Travel
Between Stamford and New York.
Electric trains on the New Haven Bail
road between Stamford and N<*w York
were stalled for neai three I ?ore yeater.
day morning between 7 and 10 o'clock by
.? breakdown ;it the rower house ?it i'i>i
COb The severe cojd C?USed a il-ue feed
wire to contract and break
Steam locomotives had to he pressed into
service all along the line from Stamford
to N'e?- fork. All th? tr.nns were delayed.
The Boston Express was stalled near Mount
Vernon, ;<nd after being *wit. i ed to ihe
local tr?< k \mis milled to New York by j
an endue ?rrivlng an hour late, Com?)
muter ed anywhere from one to
it was ahout i<.'-k when the power
?.i? m operation ?gain, ?nd the
trains were then run by electricity.
| BEAR CUBS NEARLY FROZEN
! Dragged by Mother Into Cold Air a
Short Time After Birth.
Three ci i/.z!;. hear culis were born ye?
?? i noon In the ?Soologl? ?1 Oai ?? n
in Bronx Park. Raymond !.. Dltmars, the
curator, laid the cubs would probably die,
a> their mother had dragged them out into
l ?? ? ild mr .i short time after they were
horn, and they were almos) frocen to
death before they could be mum in
The mother bear wai presented to the
Zoological I'aik by the Engineer?1 < lui? of
this city about <\?ht years a^o. Th.- little
a,- u.ie wrapped in blankets ami placed
near the steam pipes in on" of the animal
HUDSON FROZEN AT TARRYTOWN.
A report from Tarrvtown last night said
that the Hudson River whs frosen from
shore to shore for the first time this win?
ter, and it was expeeted that Ice cutting
would begin in ? few day?.
DEATH ENDS LONG ROMANCE
Athlete Nursed 8 Years by Wom?
an He Would Have Wedded.
Philadelphie, .lan. fi Robert Henry
Brunker, a form.liege athlete and for
the last eight yean ;< cripple, la dead. In
UM Brunker, who was twenty-seven ye?r?
old when he died, w.c i studenl ?I the Uni?
versity ol Penn?ylv?nis While practising
in the gymnasium one day he lost his grip
on the horisontal bara and fell, Fi
months he lay on a coi In the Unlvei
Hospit ? hile sui !-?? ona attempted to
diagnose the Injury to the spine, but with?
out ? ccesa. Th? n i ? v .1? taken I
- ^ ? ntlc fity, where he ?;is a
familiar figura on ihe Boardwalk In
full length chair,
\\ th Hi ?nker at a l lim? n on th* Board
walk wai Me-- Bertha Silllwell, s memoer
ol e promli t Oei lantown famll> ,n"i un
beb e?s Tin two w> eng iged when
Brunker w?a Injured When he learneil
that be could nol i ecoi ei he refus? i to
bold Misa stiilweii lo hei engagement. She
declined to be released from It, however,
and for th? ? ? - ?he bs ? ? i
;, attenth ? ? to him a ?? w If?, remaining
,:t hi. ry ??king mom? nt.
ACTRESS SENT TO BELLEVUE
Guardian at Law Says She Escaped
from Asylum in Michigan.
On Hi* unid.-?. it of Qoodwjn Bro* n, hei
Hai ?i laa . Mi M?i Ion Bti I? kland,
s formel ?ctre?s, s/as senl lo Bellevue
Hospital yesterdej i.-. Magistrate McAdon,
I,, me Tumi u h?ve hei sanity in?
quired Inl i
i , o nol know s h i sm ?? ??id
wh< i, ?rratgni d. ' i h?i b i n d i.I of
t,, |,., ?on il pr< diamond
i,, real ? itate, I ! Into an
asylum Whj ?m i I
?the sfflds? i of Mi Bro ? n l?t< d lhal
in i;??k Mis Strickland v;|v ?djugg?9d H
Mine bi Justice Ureenbaum ?nd coiinnll ? I
to in?- asylum si ami! lib l<oni I
l.ati' i she ??? ? ? led ot ' ? i" lltlon ol
h? i broth? i, oi Mason Ml? h
'i ue *tti>i.i, ii no i hi i ?Id n ?? ? n? ?
her i ? i?)'"ni m Michi?
to Ftitladetpl .? Bosbm s id Montreal, und
o ild ? rile to
Bro?n and ?
mainti n?nc? fib? ?? ? ni lo Mi Broa n ?
egl? e w hen he ) this i H y I i Id ?
?nd demanded hei pror"%rt) fh? li gru)
hair? d, ?ad gives her ?|
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TO-DAY'S PICTURES APPEAR ON PAGE 1. PART V.
?CONFESSION By IB
(nnMntied from fir?? pur*
from his wounds he Ig gald to h
'lung to hlg counsel. ex-Senator \A
lam A. M'?rse, und pb'aded to be alio?
tu ?ell the whole st?iry to him. Peel
that his client might he laboring un
?? loss of mental as well ns phyfl
strength, Mr. Morse refused to hear
and for the next week or two, ?lut
his convalesced? e, Richeson remal
quiet, in fa? !. almost gpeechless,
V'arly in the present week nirhe.se
Virginia counsel, John T. Lee, of l,yn
burg, arrived, nnd when Mr. Lee und
other attorneys went to see their ell
Richeson ?Tied out thnt ha eras kuI
also declaring that he intended to m;
a 'lean breast of the crime. At tl
time the prisoner was plainly labor
under great gtresf <>f mind. an?l hfai Cl
?lition w. | gUCh that his counsel wo'
noi accept his suggestion of g conf
sion. They urged him to think the m
ter over mon* calmly, and left him.
?n Wednesday last the attorneyg pi
another vlsll to his cell, and at tl
time the confession made public to-d
waa written by the prisoner, in spite
efforts "f hie counsel to dissuade h
from his purpose, for they believed
might be laboring under a mental str.i
which had weakened hlg reasoning po
era. Richeson was insistent, nnd t
confession was prepared and signed
the prisoner himself In ihe presence
the lawyers. He is said to have wrltt
his statement without a tremor. Wh
he had finished he handed the docume
to hi.i counsel, ex? laiming as lie sa:
bat k upon his cot :
'Thank ?bul i have eased my ro
a of that load !"
A Second ropy of the confession ?
drawn uj> and signed by Richeson vest,
day. This was done at tlm rei?i;est
his counsel, end II was this copy, dat
January .">, which was turned <>yer I
Diatrid Attornev Pelletier.
The lawyers ?arried this second ''.<l
to the District Attorney late yesterdn
afternoon and a conference took pbv
immediately, but whether it had .in
bearing upon what is in store for Rich?
eon was not made known. Kverythln
that seemed to hint of a compromit
was discredited by the District Attorn-'
Mr. iviiet ?or informed Richeson
counsel at yesterdsy's conference thi
tli.y ab'tie could make the COnf?BSSlO
publie, so at on?- o'clock to-day, in M
Morse's ofhVe, the typewritten confe?
? s-i.in was handed to g group Of new?
paper rm n who had been summoned.
District Attornej Pelletier pointe
out this afternoon thai the confessio
; a plea '>t' guilty tu the indu truer
. erging murder in the first degree, al
though it is available as evidence I
case of a trial, and to a jury it woul
mean only conviction.
Hut conviction for murder in the fits
degree was the ? irai outcome that tl:
lawyers for the defan.uld possibl:
expert. Astute law >.r.- remarked to
night that ?ounsel would rarely prrmi
a confession to go forth without bot.
of something less than the death p.-n
aity, and it was the general belief tha
gome understanding must hsve prcced
ed the giving out ?<( the document si
while tin- court ami Hie district at?
torney mu accept, by arrangement
with Counsel, a pi a for a lesser < rime
the penalty <>f which, at th most,
would be Imprisonmenl for bf?'. Dis
trici Attorne) Pelletler was emphstl?
in hi- t;it? men) that he \>ould
tu? su? h compromise, ami no plea can
be accepted without his approval,
Another possibility suggested is a pies
,,i ,ii, inltj, ihr.?nub a bu h Richeson
might i??- sen! t" an asylum. Still ?>.i
other course "? procedure would be the
celling of t> ?? jury and the reading ??f
the Confession, Which, Without oth.er ?vi?
dente, would le followed b) a formal
\ ? i diet Ol guilt) Of muid? i In Hie iir-t
d? gr? e. After thst an < '..it . ould be
made to obtain ? commutation ol the
death aentence through executive action
Mr, and Mrs, .\i??se-' Grant Rdmsnds,
parents of Mis:-? Violet Bdmands, Riche
"? <n ? ? reins, ?i t.. . omment upon
the i '.lit. -i?m N'elthei would th? i
where ihelr ?laughter was staving The
minister's ? ounsel refuaed In d
- hat ? ours? the] would purs ie.
K\ pi?m ?? hithetto unpublished, i>>
which the state expected to show that
th? Cambridge minister met Miss Avis
Llnnell on the da? she died and that he
bad an opporlunil; to hand the poison
to her, was revealed to-nlghl bj I.?zares
\ Tillaban. .feet loner, ??t Msssn
i husetti i\ ? nu? Mi Tafrallan *ald
? m th? ait. i noon of < n i??b? r it. thi
>\ hi? h Mil a I.inn. II died, ?tie It? v.
i ' i rtli i. son came Ipto mj ? I
? in i.? he fieipn ntI' bought sxp? o lv<
. .nidi. -, and pui chased u ? anlst? ol
M. ! ramlli II? U>ol th? < si foi
Ion In tiont ol th?" tore .?t ?? ? i?.>f
i have i??.-o shown th? canister found In
i hi i.i M . Llnnell i ? rl |
urn ?i |i g th? ??ne i old lu thi R? ?
>.ii i:i? i.i a that ?i. i ' . i
-, ,.|, Mi Rl in ? ..o .- h . . ind h. i ? Id? o ?
nib d him foi tie D| . ' '
ii; annli Mh i Jan I Memo? i? > f Ihe
family of av?? Linnoll, white gre
?hocked ?I the admission of ?niit on
part of their former paslor. the i: I
T. Rkheeon, expressed relief that Ihe t
! ter -Aas settled The girl'? mother, !
Kdgar l.inneli. said:
"Since Mr. Richeson ? guilty, wa
?lad he confessed, for It relie\es our mil
I hope that it will mean that we ?rill
have to go 10 COUli to testlfv in th'- c*
Th? news of Rlcheaon'l confession
generally re?criv<id here with consider!
surprise. Practically ail of me resi??<
ot Hyaanls ?ere areli acquainted with
minister when he was pastor here,
they were of the opinion ?hat he was
?I onslhle for Miss MnnelT? de.ith T
expected, nevertheless, th;it he would I
hir. defence on ih? supposed Inability of
sute to jiro\c thai he gave Ih" ! tsl
of cyanide of potassium to Ml?-* l.innc
There ?as litti? sympathy for Rich?
in Hyannls atiT the statement mad?
William ll;?in. .1 Newton Centre drug*!
that he sold the poison to the minister,
?ichesir -ni- u:i uspended fron
tree m the yard of his former church h?
bridge, .Mass., .fan. fi Chirles
' ummlngs, of Heimont. clerk <>f the
manuel H^iiist Church ?? er which
V, T Richeson presided, s?M,
learning of the confession: "I am nol ?
prised The actions of 'he mini-<t.| h
not heen consist? nt with those of an
Bort?n, Jsn. ( The . rime all? ged ;*K ;i
Clarence V'rcii Thompson Richeson, t
mer pastor of the Immanuel Bapl
Church, of i smbridge, Is the murder
Avis Linnell on the nis;':t of Snturd
tictoher it, int. Miss Linnell, a girl
nineteen )ears, was a native of Hyannls
?mail ?'?|ie ?'od village, m 'ere Rlchei
formerly preached while ii student at I
N'?w England < onservatory of Music,
this city. Miss Linnell was found dying
a bathroom In the Toung Women's Chi
flan Association Building, In vVarrenl
street, where she lodged. At firsl it w
believed the young woman had tak
poison with suicidal intent, but s day
two later it became generally known tl
she imd taken cyanide of potassium In ?
belief that it would remedy s condltl
to be m ? suss of great ei
barraasmenl to another, ?a well ?a to hi
On the day following Mis? Linnell'? dea
Richeson went to the home of Moees Qrs
Rdmgnds, In the Chestnut inn section
?trooklin". Mr. Kdmands Is a promlri"
Raptist la; umn and Is the father of Ml
Violet Edtne?ds, to whom Richeson was
have heen married on October si last.
was reported to the police thai the youi
pastor i ?o? been engaged to Mi?s Linne
It was also a poll't th on thai the mi
Ister was the person lO whom Miss LI
neii's physical condition would cause ti
pr> ?teat worrlment.
1 tin th" nicht of Thursday, October i
William Ilhhn, a druggist at Newton < "e|
tre, reported to the police that a f?SW da'
before the death of Ml.-? I.tnnetl niche??
lad purchased cyanide of potggfiunn fro
him. The next day Richeson was arrest?
at tl:e Kdmands home In Broofchne. Tl
W? Idlng invitations were recalled.
A special session of the grand Jury wi
called, ??nd on octoher ::i an Indlctmef
containing five counts was returned. .\i
ralgned in the Superior Criminal ?'our
Richeson pleaded nol guilty, and his tri.
w;tH ilxed for January 15 nest. He reden.
?at?rate, ?nd ?fter hia Indictment th
resignation era? accepted. Rlche?n i
about thirty-five years old ?nd was hoi
a! Ro?e Hill, Vh . where hi? ?ged fatliei
to whom he is said to have recentl) pit
testeil his Innocence, reskti -
WAS SHE MISS EDMANDS?
Woman Resembling Richeson's Fiance
\ foung worn?? closelj resembling Viole
gdmands, the fiai i ?'?<? of the Rev. i '. V. T
Richeson. lefl lUstings-on-theHudson oi
the 12:12 train hound for New York rester
day. wiiii her ?I the time were R. ft
He,.,ier and ills wife Mr, Reeder bough
;wn i ickets lo ?i ?nd Centre] l iepol ?m
on? to Kingsl ridge.
The ,iart> reached ihe depot |usi ? sccon?
before the train pulled oui and to tics?
?do s.i w the trio the ^ <?' ir i ?? woman clo*el)
resembled Miss FMmand She wore a pon]
skin coal ?nd rarri<Bfl a can? suitcase with
out ?nj Initials Mr Rw d? r also
a suit case With the Initials R, I: R
POINTS TO PILLS AND DIES
Mystery in Mute Accusation of
Girl on Her Deathbed.
we.Mfoid, Mass. Jan. I --An Investigation
of the death to-day of Lucy Lambert,
twenty : ear-' old, has been begun b) Dl -
tricl At torne: John J, MiKifin". of Middle
ounty, ?is a result of a report made to
him lo Medical Examiner Prank B, Buck*
ley. The ?Irl had made lier home for tin
v o ' eai i with ??' wealthy un It. Henry
o Kej ?
When ?' physician wa? < ;t M? ? i to the
K-ve- hone to-dl ! B round that Miss
Lambert hoi given birth to s child ? ?bort
time before, she herself ?ra? ?>n the verge
of convulsiona and could not speak, bul
when the physician asked whal ah? had
taken she pointed to .? bo? of pills which
? id to contain! strychnine. Medical
? i Mi, kl? latei performed ?n
au) t- Thi oti nta of the stoma h win
i e mal) sed ?I once
Mi Keyes loM the medical men lhal he
iiad no su -1 > i ? i >. 11 tii.it till u" ? ? ?' ?boul
to lei tune n inolh' r
NEW MEXIC0^47TrT STATE
Admission Proclamation Signed
by President Taft.
IngtfM .l.ii, ?. I'l' sid' lit Tift th'
?ftcmoon Igned > pro tarnation ndmltting
Se ? Mi ? is th? fon | ei ?nth state .??
n, i nion i '"in m. on ? i of the ? nhlnei
i i ., ' ' snd i
i?i i.nil lenl ? n I '? n 11 "in Sew Me ?|co si
SI ?I u i It? lloU n pit | ??? .I Hit ?
l oi rap h i . | il., i h .i \\h|< I:
t"..?, pis ' n n . n I ? i ' m
I ii. pi' i la mat loi i n? i In ?ItitHt? ?u
i" pr? nei ?*d In tin ? Ol I <u Ihe
? .' i.11., i o. i thi N' \
i in lorl? .1 Boctetjr.
AS BLACK HANDERS
Two Pennsylvania Youths Are*
Caught After Dynamite Threats
CONFESSION SOON FOLLOWS
Plot to Blackmail Railroad Also
All?geai?Effort Made by
Victim U) Quash
fPy Telegraph to The Tribun? ]
Easton, Penn., Jan I. Tin residenta of
Aabury, N". .(., a small place tea miles ias1
of her?- a: ? sleeping quietly to-night, hav?
ing been relieved "f analet] which has
kepi men <m the streets guarding tlie mill
and horn.- of the postmaster, Harry M.
Riddle, from passtbls sttsck bj Blsok
Hand dynsmlters. Letters of a thri
Ing character have'been received by Mr.
Riddle, un l the pi opts have grmed
themselves t'. frustrate the plans of il"'
Black Hsnders Through clever detective
work by Postal Inspoi tor Bhoneberger, of
Phlladel; hla, and a county detective, Jacob I
Johnson, Of this city, two young men are.
under arrest, ?ted one of them ha?= con
fessei inn guilt, ihe ofnctsla ssy,
Mr I'.bid'r on December Vt Issl received
a letin demsndlng tMM, which be vas <ii
rected te place under ? l,..-^? ro?k at a se
??lud-d apot. Th ? letter said that failure
t'i i ompll would result In hi? house being
blown up. He sent the letter to |he Poet?
office Department A few daya later he re
relred snother letter stating thai as he had
not .-orr.plted with th? demand of the first
t.-tter h" had another chance, and If nor
heard from his graphite mtiis at Asbury
would be blown up This letter wa? -, l?o
i ? i.t m the department.
Inspector Bhoneberger came to Kaaton
and enlisted the services of local officer?.
They watched the spot ?aher<> the letter
Was tO be placed, without result?, except
thai Mr. itlddle re?-?>|ve.| .-mother lett.-r
.*hving t h? t if lie put detectives on the ,-in?
they would be killed.
Johnson, the detective, learned ^e??tr.rda\
that the lett.r- ?.! "ii' written on stationer'.
thai had Peon stole:? from a "-ehool room at
Hampton, near Aabury. with thi* clew
they became auspicious of Charles E. Ben
ward, twenty years old, living In Asbury.
I w ?i i the Inspector Johnson wen! to Ren
ward's home and questioned him. They
obtained a sample of hla handwriting, com
i ired It with that on Hi? threatening let?
ters and charged him with writing tl ?m
wily broke dos n *"d confessed, they
Inspector siiotieborcer (?iis afternoon ar
r?.-te.? hid ward Smith, eighteen years old,
of Rlegelsvllle, Perm. Benward said thar
was concerntH] In the letter writing
and lia?l a similai letter in his r.nsses?j<in
Smith was working for hla brother, a wood
chopper at Bwope's HUI, Hm ks County.
r?*iin . und tiie inapector and those with
him had a three-mile tramp through the
snow to find him.
Bmlth dental any connection with the
letter sent to Mr nid.lle. but <-a|d that
Benward had told htm he Intended writing.
lie ?ras brought to Raston thla evening
and taken before t'nltcd StateR Commis
s?oner Turn? r. n ho committed him for a
heeling on Friday. To t;>e Commlasloner
he ?aid that Benward had told him he in?
tended te make a demand on the ''entrai
Railroad Of New .lersry for t^O.inn under
threat of dynamiting trains. Smith was
searched when arrestad, bul no letter such
?s Benward des? rtbed wsa found. lie said
Benward toM him that if Mr. Riddle did
not send him the money tie would blow up
a corner of his home, and If this did not
hrinsr the cash h? would dynamite the rntlt
lb? would ?hen threaten Mr. Riddle's Ufa
and if he didn't get trle money would kill
Both of the accused men ere Americans, :
and their friends are greatly surprised at ?
the chargea Mr. Riddle knows Benward I
well, and when he learned he ba?l confessed :
wanted the ca-*e dropped, but Inspector)
Bhoneberger raid that the government i
would push ?t to the utmost, a? it was de?
termined to break up the use of l'nited i
?tate-- mills for blsckmslUng
RUNAWAY GIRLS GIVE IN
Stamford Trio, Failing to Get
Work, Apply to Police.
Three woebegone young girls marched
int? poli-?' Hea^kfuarters last night and
announced that they were Anna Btehlen,
Mary Btohlen ?n?l Kitty Lynch, who dla?
appeared from Stan-ford, ?'orm , on Decem?
ber M, and for whom the police have been
searching ever since.
The glrla loft their homes in hope of find?
ing employment In New York, but said tl ev
had pol succeeded, although they had ap?
pui d at hundreds of stores and factories.
Kltt) I.ynCh, the eldest of the trio. Is six?
teen, while Anna Blehlen is lifteen and
her slater Mary Is a year younger. ,
The police telegraphed to the Stamford
authorities, and almost immedlstel) re?
ceived Word to -end the K'.rl? home.
CITY WATER FLOODS FIELD
Open Air Skating; the Aim?
Says Department Gave Consent.
A rowd of person? .?too?! st Ufth street
and Lenox avenue last night watching a
itream <>f water mnvints Into th? large re?
cant lot at that spot. K\?vr and anon they
mad.- caustic commenta as te the city's
wisdom m thus allowing perfectly good
Weter to go to waste. The water was eon?
rayed to the field by a surge hose pipe con
nected with a city hydrant On top or the
board fence eurroumlinK the field \\a* i
sign which read: "Bradhurst Oval Open
Air Bkattag Here To-morrow."
It was buirned upon Investigation that the
field, which embraces almost an entire city
block betwen Le?os and Seventh avenues
I llih to .I'.th Mr? t. Is used In the nummer
by John Lyons and .lolm ?agle as a base
bnii diamond, A man by the name of John
.1. M.'.i.nii wa.- lu cha?ne ,,( the place last
He aald he waa managing the newly
formed rink and that iie had received per?
mission from the Wster Department to use
city water t<? hood the Held. Persona who
remembered Commisaloncr Thompson's
aaxiet! about ins city's water euppl) last
um,. >r vMie wondering wh) he had so I
suddenl] changed ins id? as on that subject.
ACCUSES MAN AS SHE DIES
llri Nano f.offe, a widow, who WSS St
tack?-.l and beaten In her room al No M
Kast 117th street, on Friday night, ?lied
-,-eaterda) afternoon In Harlem ?iosiut.ii
Her i 'vuii had been fractu ed snd her bod)
badlj burned when the noi In which she
la; s/g - sel on Are
She mad. an ante mortem statement to
Ihe r.ner, In which she ac used William
Hoffer, of No MS r ssl IKth treet, of il
t... king hi i. snd a hen she die i the rhsrga
sgalnsl lloffei was ehang? I to that of mut
d< , Hoffer waa arrested Friday nigh I and
?., held In the liar!? m ?on? t yesterday.
SAMUEL CUPPLES IS DEAD.
^i ixmla .Ian. I s..1.1 i n|.;.i.-. whose i
.mi h, Washington University amounted
i?? 11,771,006, died to night from I ? i
11.la h wat elghi ) i ?\n old and had
lived hi? for ii'.h one years Ui t woek
i,, gavi property valued it 0Oass) to Ihe
Waahlngton University. A daughter sur?
' :. K hlin.
'FATAL WRECK IN VIRGINIA!
Five Cars Plunge Down Bank on '
Seaboard Air Line.
Petersburg. Va., .Ian. 'i -The g?gbu?rd
An f.lw passenger train No ?$?; was
wrecked Hl M< K?-nney. thirty mile?
south of here, at 7 80 o'clock to-night.
Tli" ??iiKiiie ami five cars left the rail??,
the engine, bag*??? and mall car.i roll
in:: down I tv.idve-fout embankment.
The engineer, W. li. ??shop, of Ra
lelghi tk. Ci ?' ii0*''0 fireman and on?
paaaenger wtt? probant) fatally hurt.
Bjevoral othor pawngTi were injured
HeiiouHl\. ?Vil Injured Aere taken to *
CARNEGIE STEEL MEN DINE.
larrcll and Schwab Optimistic About
Pittsburgh, 'an. 6. The annual tinner
and reunion of present and former official.?
of the Carnegie Bteel Company wa? held .
here lo?nlght ?l the Duquesa? Club. Among
those present were .lani^H A. Parrett, presi?
dent of the United Stilt-s Hte'd corpora?
tion, and ?'bar!*? If. Schwab, president of
the Bethlehem Bteel Company and foirn-;
lead of the Steel Corporation.
Both Mr. Farrell and Mr. Bchwab ex?
pressed the oplnton to-dav that future proa*
for the steel Industry were hrlghf.
Ifr, Farroll said the corporation had up-i
held wages, despite business depression.
The Whiskey of quality
of Discrimination and
Proves ?M there is a
You'll sas it as S30D as yw try it
W. \. Ti>lnr * < o . ?!> If? * SI >
Se\erai thousand roas? ?nd if i ? ng
fountain in a wooded ],,v ? I we? ot
the ?linn -r ?? ? : di ? orations
WOMAN FATALLY BURNED AT FIRE
Ro< beater, Jan 8. frr? I I
house of the Rev a M Rtehar?oo I
Keuka Park eariy t1 is morning. Mr?
Richardson was ?Q '.ad. burned thai she
died in a few hO*Jt 11< t ' Heb?
?j Dry Goods?Carpets?Upholstery C)
BEGINNING MONDAY, JANUARY 8TH
Great Annual Sale of
High Grade Fur Coats
Neckpieces and Muffs
Offered at One-Third to One-Half Off Reblar Tnrrt
HUDSON SEAL COATS. .
Formerly $150, $175. $185. $200. $250, $275. $350, $400, $4?
Lie Price 75, 90, 100, 135, 165. 185, 225, 265, 250
Formerly $85.00, $125.00. $175.00, $185.00, $250.00. $550 00
saie Price 55.03. 8>.00. 110.00, 115.00, 150.00, 375.00
NATURAL PONY COATS.
Formerly $90.00. $125.00. $145 00 and $150 00
Sale Price 60.00 75.00 95.00
NATURAL MUSKRAT COATS.
Formerly $95.00, $98.00, $200.00
Sale Price 60.00 o5.00 145.00
MUSKRAT HEAD COATS. or- m . nn ^
Formerly $150.00. $185.00. Sale Price 73.UU HXJ.UU
LEOPARD SKIN COAT, . 7r m
Formerly $225.00 and $240.00, Sale Price W.UU
FINE MOLESKIN COAT. 77^00 WOO
Formerly $450.00, $550.00, Sale Pnce ?O.UU, ??0,VV
BEAVER COATS, Formerly $350.00. Sale Price 225.00
AUSTRALIAN OPOSSUM COATS. " $175.00, Sale Price 95.00
SCOTCH LAMB COATS, " $8500. Sale Price 42.50
Fisher Scarf S Formerly $95.00 to $235.00. 6500 to 165,03
Sable Scarfs. " $225.00 to $350.00. 145.00 to 350.00
Moleskin Scarfs, " $35.00 to $85.oo, 18.00 to 55.00
Persian Lamb Scarf?;. $95.00 to$110.00. 55.00 to 70.03
~?RT EXHIBITIONS AND SALES. j_ART EXHIBITIONS AND SALES
THE SECOND SALE
Robert Hoe Library B
WUI Begin |l|l
MONDAY, JANUARY 8th, 1912, [_h]
and will continue through two weeks, two sessions each day. at I ?-?
2 JO and 8:15 P. VL in the Auditorium of the Anderson Gallcrir*
at Madison Avenue k Fortieth Street. New York.
Last Spring the first fourth of this wonder
ful I.ibrnru brought the mormon* sum of |?I
$W,363.50. The recrmd fourth is scarcely ill
inferior in interest and importuner,
THE RARE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS are NOW ON EXHI- [jjjjj
BITION, day and evening. Admi?won to the aale is by card only. i ?_t
Immediately after the sale of this part of the [Jl
Hoe Library, the Company will sell the famous fjjj]J
Emilie Grigsby Collection M
of Art and Literary Property,
which has born nude during tho pas' fifteen years |UL
by ??n Grigtby of New York City. |'
This Great Collection includes beautiful examples of h |
Modern Art in the Furniture, Appointments and Deco I pj
ration of a handsome City Residence; and Miss Grigsby's l?|
special Collection of Sculpture. Paintings. Miniatures, |-i I
Silver. Jewelry. Jades, Textiles, Embroideries, Tapestries, ! J-:
and Rugs, which in Richness, Diversity, Character,
Artistic Merit, and Association, appeal stron?ly to men j^|i
and women of fashion, discrimination, and good taste
These collections are
ON EXHIBITION DAILY, SUNDAY EXCEPTED |"||
in the Anderson Galleries, where the public is invited M
to inspect them. The Exhibition will continue untii rSi
the beginning of the ?ale on the afternoon of Monday. Ill
January 22d. j?P
The property will be SOLD WITHOUT RESTRIC h
TIONSOR R?SERVATIONS in Eleven Afternoon and
.? ? ? ?? ??<?< i i? . i nr ? ufan unu
Evening Seesione, following which tin
Books and Carbon Prints '^
COnctrhsttafl part of the Library of Mi.? Grigsby will be ioLH in
five sessions beginning on the Afternoon of Monday, January 29tb.
Tht IliVMrnttH < !.'<?/,><)?;<?. hnnc<i,-<mr?y prmtt?
fw nut rofwiss. trillts urnffo ?sy ?ntVfius jm Oni /'
The Anderson Auction Company,
Madison Avenue at Fortieth Street ,
NEW YORK CITY. ill