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NEW-YORK. MONDAY. APRIL 29, HB2.-TWELYE PAGES.
?. ai nninn ?*\Vt* a*'417VT 'n ?"??> Si ?6ew York. Jeme? ( it? and Mule.kea.
* * PRICE Ol\t? Lft?JSl M>EHiiKRK nrocaWf?
P? BANDIT DU
lili 12 WQUNI
IN STERN BAT
Bnnnot, the Auto Apache, (
ured in Garage Belongii
to Millionaire Anarchist
After Long Siege.
FIGHT WATCHED BY 10
Dynamite Used to Blow E
Wall of Refuge in Whi?
Two Men Kept Hundred?
of Troops and Police
CHIEFS AID ALSO KIL!
Captive Taken Alive Fights to the
and Trie?; to SwaJlow Poison
Infuriated Crowd Tries to
1-ynch Man a Few Mo
merits Before His
Pan? April ?A- Bonnet, the lead.
?h? organized gana ?.f automobile
?Its, which has bisen terrorizing I
an<1 th?' surrounding district for nm
? a>t. and Dubois, a notorious anarc
?a-ere Bbol to death to-dny in perhapi
most thrilling encounter Iti the? anna
i-r. nch .Titn...
A gamgo nt Choisy-le-Rol, l?fSS '
un p;i miles south Of Paris, in w hi? h
bendita haJ taken refuge, was blowi
by dynamite, after theae two men
kepi b1 bay for heirs a largo par! of
police force <.f Parla, a contingent of ?
i'.'ni's tw.> companies ??f republ
guard t any Of ? ngint
T- n ? itors *, lowed the '
? ? from polnl tag?
To-.' , ent equalled in ?
mat!.- . ?-. inst.?:., as the encounter
laaoary, 1911. which has gun?? ii..?!
hit-tor ss "The Battle .?f London." w
?lesp'' - ?PI *t<8?*] of 1'olng the rr
.1er. ra of i i Houndgdltch t?
is? -i the Whltaclu
d?iwn to their de
t-attlmc again * hundreds of London
e and soldi?
Bsndita' Last Stand.
?nd I ? ibola attei a'ound
; trappest in
' upatched to
? ! ol gendarmes,
. ? a fr
.ic tax hmenl
? K.l blowing ?
ratal? ? and died <?n i
; i ? great
that t ad gathered arlth < lies ?'f "Dea
to E a biaodit fn
? ?,? bom a < r.
.' ? autoi lobolls
f terroi i ? can
?>f ? | itomol)
fcatnlit? . ? bad a i Umax In 1
| ?.:,? ? t ai
ike i ? lei In ? lor < '<
mar I . Boni.'i the n".ruing
v\. ? ? ,
ared all th? a?, i ?!??? to hu
\b( assassins ? nd i 'dit
Hail of Bullet? from Window.
itT ? h this n*tornlng M. Oulchar
?ur" of t '"t. < tlvea, Ira? k.
gaxaj kaoiati .i gajrasje at ?'hols:
ta-I: \- iurchard and his men a]
andlt, a/ho t(r..'..>d t.. !
ring t" mount s mi
tor.?..,. He aiuiwarad the summons I
garr? . ing An. a hll? bs r?
1 ?' then sraa a hall f bullets from
?j'ai' s and ?*?? date? lives fell, otta wH
?We .. m bh .?ii.ii ?men n araa Bin
fcOt Sl ' lug fr..?n the first 11 ? -? -i
?h? retired and a goner?
SBa*- i .,m. Pulir?, gendarme
?nd ;? uple ? ama quick Ii
med uiih musk??'..- and ic
??tdvsrs ?? nd dire? tad hutidreds of bulle!
at the k irag? i r..tn wMra ? ? "??? ?' staad
??? lead n i? pi . M. i.? pin.. Pre
fed <.r pois a ?.f Paru v.??? Immedtatet
? ?? .1 and he telephoned Instruction
>?? !'?? poll? ? to do nothing "mil be nr
Hv< \\, w ill blow thorn up wit!
dv 'i-.i?," ha ss ??
r 11 ? republican guard ant
corps arrived, while thousandi
? ' : k?.-i t.? the seen? from al
ib I ?? md ?" ? upled positions al i
i . ? They becsun? so num? r
'!? ?i ?i.ir i \\.-r.- fon ? ?i al
length t? riri-,,. th. m bark, as they aren
SI ferine with Ihe progress ..f th?
a ii .ii u ,? ? Boon being conducto?
).!? i li ^ .i?'. ? llings m ere ordered
? the police realising thai Bon?.
""? i nil ? ?- i.; nd would Bghl to'the lael
^. 't' ?vie w.ts Ums j,r?|,ar<.1 nn .?t
i.. rush ths garage.
1 tin moel famous i"r?-?i?h ?t? -
'" ?> ? * who were In the lead. fell aeri
- ? n*'did 1 . it.. ?ir-t volley from
?be ?-?ira-.'.. which Hi" ?Se-aperadoes had
'?:"|" "? -. .mi pierced with loo^olea,
1 ' i .:< ! t.? |l... I... 11, and tli. -I
!., 1 I))
Hundred? Encircle Garage.
??'. i.-pii,,-. if, i.iii.-har.i and ths com?
? ' 1er of th? republican guard held a
? '"in. il ?,( iA,,r, und dl . "let t?? nu?- d] PS -
''" ? Hundreds of gett-dauiMS, srmed
?lin ? arbines, then besjan to snctrrle
' utldlng tu pi?-, ?nt th?- eacaps of the
Its, A . ?irl v, m. rtgg?-.J up, \*.?t!>
'?ii mattraaaas *?h u I(arri.-a.i.-. and
,|" sttackbtg part* i?a?-ked akrwly
toward tha garage, l'iior (?? this th.? .x
flteiiiein had been Intense OfflCCTg gal?
; !.t< and forth giving order? I?? ?<?
atruiii the crowds, which war* i???w surg?
*f>8 In th.- at reels. Dut ??a the cart waa
ti/uluii.?j uu ?etoud piis**. foarlli ikI.iiiiii.
? .i'-<>i;?'l W PKRKINH
nvho breaks his Hence to "?plain why he
is supporting the colonel's campaign.
MOHO SEES SON SLAIN
IH DUEL OVER A WOMAN
Antagonist of Fallen Suitor Dy?
ing from Wounds Inflicted in
Fight with Shotguns.
NEIGHBORHOOD LOOKS ON
Seconds Flee Philadelphia Alley
at First Fire. Leaving In
? jured. Man to Kill
'ti*pii to Th?
Philadelphia, April 28. -John Larktna,
twenty-one years old, is dead and Prank
Roddy, thirty years old, is (hing, as the
result of :? duel fought with shotguns by
th^ mon tiii?- morning ;?: Martina VII?
l?ge, s suburb, following un argtiinen?
over a young woman. Laarktna's mother
witnessed the encounter.
The- men met this morning al Martins
Village ami had words over lbs woman,
with whom both are saut to haare been
infat?a to?!. Words I'd I" a list fight.
which turned oui Indecisively, the twc
being aimut evenly matched. Lhrklns
gaoled that the) settle the ???finir by
a dna?l and H'alrtv agi ?* <!?
Both men wen ard? ni hunters. i.ar
kins wenl to his home In Martins vu
? nil pro? ure I his shotgun. Roddy
wenl to the home of his parents in Weal
Jones Lane ??n?! '-"'t bis shotgun. They
sgreed to meet later In --i bach alley at
Martins Village, In the extreme southern
section of the city.
Measured Off Fifty Paces.
\, t*omi mi? d bj s friend e*ch re
turned to ? ? meeting place si lected.
Both wen known to b< crack shots and
...ill. were frltmds Residents of
m.,m looking ?? ' "t tl "lr rear
windows au two ? i meaeuring off
(Apparently about fifty paces Again
thev ?aj the two men take theli stand
at either < nd of th? Imaginar] line.
fi-,, lutta i two s ? : i ermi d with shot
.,? .1 i?,.'. imtri" lia*.??? began firing.
The. awalt?*d no word from an <?? on
At the Aral ihot the two men who sp?
, srentl) I i d ba en bro ighl along as sec?
At the Ural voiles Larkinu fell. The
, ,iiii, load -1 buckshot with which th<
gun had been loaded tore a deep hole in
hla abdomen. He crawled to his knees,
.,,,,! ? hlmsell with one hand,
lin,?.) his shotgun across a convenient
!?,-< Hi it" it looS ' areful aim at
ri,, bu? kan? i aenl true to ihe mai k.
Itoddy, v. ho had escaped the "Irai fire,
ti,<,v hi? hands Into Ihe air, whlrl?sd
around and fell to the ground. Thi load
i.|moa.t tor?-- his Jas awaj and ome of
il?. sirs ihad |u : misn d tin Jugular
Neighbors Fear to Leave Home?.
Por more than half an hour persons in
the neighbor!).I, In? lud Ing Larklns's
mother. feared to leave tholr houses.
Th,'? could see Hi?' lu.lies, appar?
ently without lif?'. but Hoy wire un?
willing t?i take any chancaja with guns,
i-, ,m in the haii'is "i il. : parately
ISventuall Mount?sd Policeman t.elger
he.ml of the duel ami wenl t?> the s? en?
II.- found the baadl?a und rualied them to
si Agnea's Hospital ?/htprc laarklns died
Mithin half an I...ni after being placed on
the operating table. He never regained
ronactousneas, Rodd) has not l*scom.*
conscious, and ;?t s late hour to-nlghl it
was declared bj the physicians thai he
could not live
Tin- police are attempting to ascertain
the names of II* ?.Is a ho fl**d . t
the oi enlng "f it"- battle, They ;,|s,
wtah i" knoa the name of the girl, bul
no lar their efforts have i ?? n without
HiH'ce??-'. Roth young men \a-r? popular
and were ?-????n In the companj of mimar
us young woman. Just which one it
was Ihey fought oxen probably will ?,,(
he known until th?- polk'e locate th?
Charlas m. Trtmm?*r, who witn?****aed
tin- HhootiiiK. unid thai he had m.-i both
Larkln and Roddy In s saloon laai nig u
n ?an while thai were returning bom?
be rmld, thai the Hal liarht ensued
MAIL BILLS FOR $1?.000OO0.
The greater par? oi O?jm tur mu, mm
tut niaiii-ii i? ,lay by the recetTaw ,,* t.,Xn|
In gue.-ns Borongh to the ?.?Aiierr- of prop.
arty In thai borough. Theos bin* ar- for
the tax?? which vain become due an?i pHV
ahi ? w sdnsadaj. Th? arr*pertj owners in
?.'?'-n- um haras to pay about jr?, . ..
???i rear as Hair share o| th? running
ax*M n??-.- of Die city.
TAFT MEN'S WS
Challenges President's Campaign
Manager to Publish Harvester
AIDED CAMPAIGN IM 1S3S
Says Be PaVid Bills of |16.000,
and Republican National Com
miitpo Still ?Owei Him the
Money -P?ti Prtnciplei
George W Perkins; 'he Ne*.
financier, formerlj a p rtner ?
Morgan ? Co, and now 01. M.
.?pporters ol Theodor. Roosevelt. ?
tl, the defence of Mr. Rooaevell lasi
nbjhl . b?ng letter to Ponrrresrrn...
William 1 McKinley, Prcsidenl r.fta
, ampalgn manager.
M,- Perkins rrltlclsed Congressman
MrKlnle? ?or having made ?? ibl.c the
,,,?,.,. ?Mi correspondence concerning It ?
Harvester Irusl aulla, maintaining thai
,,,.. ?tep had been taken solely for the
purpoaa of strengthening Presldeni
Taffs campaign In ??" Maasachuaetts
primaries, which com? to-morrow, rhe
financier denied specifically thai J. I
Morgan was secretlj behind him In the
right he 1? making on behalf of ColowM
Rooaevell Mr. Perkins also racordcd
particular dentals to the Imputations
thai he wan opposing Presldeni Tafl
because of hi? (Parking's) association
with the Harvester company and the
As to his contributions to Ihe Rooss
veil fund, the fin.000 Nan York Count)
Item being the ? hlef one so fsr made
known to the public, Mr Perkina Justi
fies them by reciting thai h.ntributed
? grenier amount to the campaign fund
of (?tio T. Bannard iar Mayor of New
York City ?n I90D, an equal smounl to
th?? Htimaon campaign ol I01?ti and t?.
the Taft . ampalgn of l'.w,s- Con? ernlng
th.? tatt.-r. h? saya hs k*nl si"'?1"?1 to
Hi?- Republican National Commltt?Be
after lbs campabjn of tliat year, taking
the not?.? of t.eorK?' it. Bhaldon, treaaurer,
for the amount. This nots has not bean
j.aid. That mono.'.. Mr. Parkins sa: a,
aras *i*-?oil to paj bills that had pilad up
on tin* committee ju.?t at election timo
f..r Which then* \?.? r?. no funds available
Demea Morgan I? Behind Him.
"The rumor 1? even being circulated,"
says Mi ferkln*-? latter, "thai Mr.
Morgan nmi others are secretly behind
DM in ti.. presenl tigtit and In aonie
rotin.ial.oit \>n> arc furnishing
in.-n? > that 1 being usad Thb ?s s
lio ? might fal ( hood Th. : ? o I ???
scintilla of t rut ii in it.
"Tue rece?? publication of the Har?
? - correapondenoe was clear!} ?i?.n...
first, vj make a sciuTiloua utt;..k upon
Mr. 1:. <?? -.? it, n ? ond 1.'!?? '! me,
through ths Harvestei company, with
the Roosevelt compaign; third, to affect
the Maasachusetta primaries."
.\ir Parkins then criticises Mr. m> -
Kit la) t"i h.,% ing . i .?n out onl) 1 he
r.MiT irorrespondenci of ths Harvester
trust ?pisode, challenges him to mage
public t hi* Harvester trugt comjspond
. nee i"i ths year rince l>>7 and ? 1 d
bj admitting that tie would nol t.< 1 ..
prised ;?. :??? b dissolution suli filed by
ths administration against the Har?
\. -.tor campan?..
Mr. i'erKiii?-a letter ih as follows
April 86, 191J.
Mon. William 1: ?IcKlnl?-)', mrector, .n*
ti rial '1 sft Bureau, ??.,.- nil gion
My I '-ar Mr; ? uU aii.l youi ;. MX ...'?
have repeateaiy tried t., place ine, ?a n .111
y !.. i?, lore m ? t. ,.? .. cii isena in tn. ! 1
ol being a .11..1. actuated only bj ?o did,
Improper motl\ca In ?rnal 1 -a, ami no
in every poaattde a*aj attempts tia?e be?n
iiiadu lo convince tnr peopie n.a- I am
igalnsl youi candidate anu for Mi Roen
veil becatux ..1 my connection ??.tn the
? ..: poi atlon and tli-- Han e. lei rom
Cam ?>' :?.... .?? -? mat it 1- Inn. ?
? i?,r rue to i.? opposing Mr, Tall b i-uuae f
the llllng ol Hi- bleel a ill or ihe threat? 1 ? !
null against the Harvester company? For
ir 1 w? re sei ist? .1 by t..- be - motli ? t
that >".: Impugn to me 1 would be with
voll haen nn.j soul in ?..>.;i entorta 1?. re
nominate Mr 'loti. ?or what more could
1 ordld, aelflsti corporation man want
than to have Pie corporation dlasolved, on
paper, In such .1 ?.?a? .. lu bring Increased
profits to Inalde atiickholders ana Inereae? l
cost ... outside . timer?, a* In tn** ...vi
of the Standard Oil .11.ac?*o companies?
Because of the for? i.i. 1 resulta of ihe
truat-buatlng programme ?.f the Tafl ad
mlnlatralion VVall Btreel k?.<>?.?.?? Iba) ?1 ?1? ?
I nothing further to fear from Waehlngi"..
Ill i-- laughing in Its leeve al ??hit 1 as
la-en going ?11. 11 \f h^lilnd Mi Tafl ?*?
I moat t?? ? man, and no <>ii<- knows 11.1? bet
11er tli.-in you, Senator ?'rant- und Mr 'Ian a
: ..tiior prominent supporters
Calls Attacks Peculiarly Bas,e.
you ii.tv. perslatentl? c?mnected m neme
i with th? Harvester company In perticular
I in giving ?et Intormatlon i" ti.o effect thai
l v .,- . ontributlng money i(( the Rou - 1
Icauae, and havr done itil.i in such s nay
las to t.' i" convey the Impreseton thai it
was a very Improtter and wicked tl.b.g tu
be going on a thing must abhorrent t.- yo 1
and your aaaoclate?, and which should i.e
1 :?? regarded bj every decent American eltl
sen and thai ti.< Roo.>?rvfli commutes
ought t?. be eishamed to have me or m)
money connect<-d with Its eauae, The lateal
'attempt? In ti.i direct lui hava been to call
attend' n k? ti." rontiihutlon I mad., to th'i
Now Voik campaign prior <>> un- i<v<-iit ?o
[ called primarle?, aini also ii?,. publication
?.f the Harvaater correapondence There |?
a peculiar baaeness about all these attacks
.a, me, In vie? oi ti.?- following:
piral Mr ?nt.. T Bannard u recognised
I throughout ?I??- rountrj sa Mr Tafl - warm
i,.i-.!...i friend and atanrh supporter, n>?
Is ais?, presiden) 1 1 large trust rompan}
?g the ven centre of the VVall Ht reel rlli
tri.-t. In 1909 i? ran t>>r Mayor ..1 this city
.11 the Republican ticket 1 supported him,
and personal!? i-oiitrlbuted more money to
pi?, campaign than 1 did t.. the reeent pri
man Hght here In Now York r? ?' addltJoi
t.. that, 1 ueraorally loaned -. number of
thousands of dollars to Ida campaign com?
inltir-.. at IP- ?i-.|.i??st. and lor Komi tlni"
after the campaign was ovei held the not*
,,f Mi Bannard and Mr, Herben Parson?
r? r this latter sum, ??. til? ?1 they reo?Id.
Thesf two men arc now conapicti >ua mem
liera of youi organisation. They know pi-r
fectly well boa much 1 helped them and
boa aaurer they wen for thai help, How
much fairii'Ms, hoe much of the "?(?? t\r
<l?^i," is there In their attitude toward me
i,..],i, because I am now ?i?>tnv for the
;? -.s.it causa predeel) aiiat I ?lid f.?r
As to m> inotlves in thus seslstlng Mr
Bannard, 1 ?in sure thai the then treasurer
-.f the Bennerd committee win support me
in the statement that as ti.p campaign pro
BTeseed 1 aspreeaad th* belief that Mr Ban?
nard would fall ol election. II? mild he
thought I was miMak?Mi and s,.f.mr,| ra.l.or
?urprlssd tliat I should support Mr, Man
nard m?. Illierally If. In mv fodgment, Mr.
Bannard was not suing to be sleeted, 1 toi.l
I.Im tliat I waa doing il <?n principle -that
so tona a* itiere anu b cha?es or svan a
hope of defeating Tsmmaay In Nf-a York
1 wanted to do sverythlng in ray p?>\\?i to
1 that ?-nd
s<.-. nd When Mr. Stlt..c?jn, now b mem
? i... 1 ot \ic. Taffa ('H'.lnet, r*>r*?ntl?- r?n for
(.?.litiic .iS un ?rrolitl i>.(?<?, Ihir.i inlun.ii.
[ WHERE AMERICANS ARK IN DANGER IX MEXICO.
Map showing ports where the United Sutes transport Buford is to touch, to take on board any refugees fleeing
from the Interior because of the revolution in Mexico: the torpedo boat destroyer Perry, one of tlie convoys 01
the transport, and Ihe Buford.
U. S. TRANSPORT SAIL
FOR PORTS IN NEX
Leaves San Francisco at 9 P.
for San Dietjo. Probably fo
'ON A SIX WEEKS' CRU
i Appeal Received from Tope
bampo ? Two Hundred an
Fifty Americans There
Awaiting Relief Ship.
San Fran(*taco, April '_'*?. The tn
port Buford iindi r orders to sail a
ship for Americans In di-nr?*?!
i I lie ??st ."a*t ??( M.mi.i, riSCOivatrd ?
? plementary ordars this evening to
at :? o'clock to-night, she earn.- f.
I enltat? ?! men as h guard, -in?! in tho t?
. '?f a lo-.U". ;*ol|llo iiM, rly gafa <lo.lt?s
!'. t" p li?
lt Ig undorst.I iha' ths Buford
put In at San Dlogo for s convoy.
|li" ;?;li ii?? ..?ti. ml continu?tIon of '
? ?ml.I he had it in supf*M*rta*Ml bj a ?
patch from s.m Dtego laat night, ?i
' Iiik that i wo of tin- tnrp?"i<'> boni
?nroV'T? |i | ? Tt there ?jroold pail ?in
?sliul "'?i-r?? within t\s< ntv-foiir hoi
Roberi T Ham win he navigating
t?? it. under ctmunand of Quartormai
? apt iln Prank D. Bly. I 'sptaln Her?
,j. Brcaas, of the l?t Cavalry, coanoaat
I the guard ? ?' foru enlistad men. i
ship will cam s rgoon and s ce
; pl'-t- loi?, ti.il , .|iilpni. nt.
\n appeal to the transport Buford
| help, on h? r trip t" weal '"as! Menu
porta, as boon recelvasd here from Pi
!?' i'.up,M<i. ..f Loi Angela's, He ai
that a s irchlng i ai t? I? sent
George i arpenter an American ?I
engineer In charge of Irrigation ?an
,,t Topolobampo, ?ho ?as laat hei
from ihr?^- \ui>?i ago al Quaaava, tw<
t\ miles Inland from Topolobampo,
m ih.it lime Cleorg?) Carpenter at
word thai his ?amp had been attack
rand swept 'f everything portabl?*, I
? hiding firearms.
Al San Diego the Buford will rea-ei
or.1er: where to make her noal st?
Topolobampo, Altata. Masatlan. R
Kins. Tepla*. Manzanillo, >?(*apuk*o *
Salina ('m/, probably will be the oth
stops, it is underatood thai at Topol
I bampo there are already 280 America
PI Buford'a trip, II Is estimated, m
I ink,- about sil weoka. Two wlrele
.,i .-?'. tur ? ni be carried.
The Bta*uner Nowpurl arrived here la
night, bringing llfty-aovon pnssenge
from ports in Western Mexico and il
tails "t tho hrntni murder of an Amer
lean nam?'?l White by 11 band of M'-xica
White, the owner ?>t .1 plantation abot
j one hundred miles from Acapulcn, wf
supposed t" iia\<? ? onsklerabls mono;
Passing bandits ral?i?-il the piantatlo
and Whit" was taken prtsaDiter. Whe
in- refused to reveal the whereabouts c
his monej his raptors ti?-?i him to
1res ami then plunged their knlvss Int
; his body.
Aboul half "i ih?> Newport's posses
?gers w?bm women. Most of them cum
? Prom Manzanillo.
San DlaagO, Cal., April JH. The torpe.i
imai dsstroyers Probte anil Perry, th
largest vessels of ths flotilla, slipped on
: ?a the harbor Issl midnight ami watt t?
, .iUi sealed orders. That they an
| bound for the nest const of Mexico in th?
general belief, although navsl ofltelali
decline to dismiss the probable destina
ii"ii of the destroyers.
Th.- secret ordors csme laie Baturdaj
night nn<) soon nfter the Parry and th?
! Probte wore on tinir way. They loft Um
| harbor unir*otk*ad skeopt by g party ?-I
Italian flshernien who passed thstn n*
they steamed sway from the government
?lock near ?.'iiarantlne, whors they hml
lint only lilleil their hunkers but piled
coal on thi'ir decka
The fish-rimii .?-.??> the dastruysrs
il ??ni no lights, and were golnpr at
high spsed. Watorfronl nstg estim?t?
that even aitk the oonl flsnhlonilg the
ntti?' boats ?an h.ij-iliv ,'teHm furthsr
1 than IfStfdalena Hay, which Is thought
I to be Hair rlistinatloii. Th?' rolller
Pruii'i'tlM'Us. how?-v?T. and the trannporf
Buford, both of which will Koott he In
southern waters, may moot tho ttestroy?
erg ami tin their bunkers.
Lam tagetes. April 'js. Bringing twenty
\ m-1 ?.-?m and English refngsaw from Mr
y at lull. M? xlco, the Kosmos lln<r Ahyu'tnla
arrived hers test night. The tototoea
itrought tales of cruelty and outrage as 'he
part of the handlt?-. It w;?s **e**?****tsl that
I the Abyssinia bad "n tetavrd ?? largo consign?
' taooA nt sliver ?"in sent Into safety b] lbs
[ Hank of Ma/.nllHi'
1:1 pasa, Ws., April it, An moat tram
l'it?i'ii nt Mii.I'to aras served "n ?snsrnl
' l vnttiiiHii un fuiialli >>*(<-, ?rifulli iviuuau.
MEETS DEATH IN HIS
Hinsdill Parsons. Official of Gen?
eral Electric Company. Killed
When Tire Explodes.
RACING 75 MILES AN HOUR
Life Crushed Out as Car Over?
turns While Lawyer Is Hur?
rying to His Schenec
R l'?!??r,4ph to Th? Tribun
akhaneeta?9y. K. T., April ta\ - Rax ing
in? new nlnety*-boraepower automobile
over th? Columbia Turnpike .it high
speed, Hinadlll Paxsona, vica?prealdent
and gcm-rat counsel of the ?leneral Klec
tric Company, tras instantly killed at 3
o'? |o?-k this afternoon near Rensselaer,
h. r.i.?s th.- river from Albany. Hs whp
en routs from his ofllCS in New York to
his residence hi rs
Mr. Parsons ?ras a prominent patent
lawyer and head of the law department,
of th?? company.
Tli?' lawy.tr r?-ceived the new car on
Friday. With his secrrtur>. B. H.
Welsbrod, of Amsterdam, and his ? tiauf-,
four. J. <'. Nicholson, of this city, he left
New York at l> o'clock tills morning.
Tin? incident occurred two miles outside
of Rsnsaelaer, while th?1 car was trav
??iiiiiR at th.? rat.? ..f seventy-five miles
an hour, It is Fa 1.1. The rear left tire ex
plod? i. causing the mr to rear up.
throwing ?Mr. Parsons, who was drivinii.
back into the tonneau, and crushing out
his life ?.s the car somersaulted.
Mr. Wetabrod escaped uninjured, bul
the chauffeur ?un*?re?l a broken les and
Kx-Sherlff William H. H.ithaway, of
Bchenectady, who was coming to this
city In his touring car. saw the accident.
The Parsons <-nr race.I past his, lie says,
at a speed of seventy-five miles SJI hour,
and a moment later it aras wrecked.
Mr. Parson was known a? a reckless
driver. It wag said he held the? speed
r< ?ord between New Y< rk and Albany.
It wan no unusual thltnc for him to un?
dertake th?- iiKist dar. devil hill climb?
ing, and some ..f hlB associates had pre?
dicted his death o.? the. road.
Mr Parson was horn In HooStCk Kail?,
.V. Y.. in 1864. Ills family ts prominent.
A brother of Mr. Parsons was killed in
at, automobile accident in M?gico City
.-(bout three years ago. Me was a United
StatPH consul, other members of the
family .?re Identified with the Harvester
Mr. Parson graduated from Trinity
College and from the Albany Law School
In l**.\ 11" entered th.* Wood Har?
vester Company hs patenl attorney In
1N.S.I, und th?? ('enentl Kleotrie Company i
m a similar capacity In 18M. Hs it was
wh.? brought, to a SUCOSasful end th.? at
tairs of th?? Knickern...ker Trust Com?
pany a couple of >cara ago. Mrs. Par
fi.ii.i survive? him.
BICYCLE KILLS MERCHANT
Age Prevents Injured Man from
Rallying from the Shook.
Sigmund Cohen, a retired merchant,
.seventy-three vears old, was run down
at Fifth avenue and ?'?1st street y..?tor
day afternoon by a. hoy on a b|.\\c|e,
and so badly Injured that bs tiled in the
Th?- boy, Charles Matthews. Hfte.?n
years old, of No. 134 Wrut "Jilth street.
?vas going north on the avenue when the
?it?! man tried to ero?? from east to west,
?'ohen was thrown heavily to th?5 ground,
his head being cut. His age prevented
him from rallying from the ?diock, tho
Kiirffeons ? ?plained.
Patrolman Arthur Pallas ran i, th,,
?Mi of the Injured man and helped hlni
to the pavement. Matthews was *, itched
from his bicycle, und for ?( minute or
two wa? dazed. As soon an he could,
howevT, h.? ran to Cohen and tried to
\ little good whlakej Is harmless, Uriah
Antediluvian, l.uyties prop.. New Yorlt.
WITH PEARY, DROW
Young Explorer and One ol
Classmates at Yale Mee
Death in Sound.
; POWER CANOE OVERTU
Samuel W. Case, of Norwich
Othe~ Victim?Borup Wa
Soon to Start to the
Crsscsnt Beaoh. fonn. April
fieorg.? Borup. of New York City,
was a*-lth Peary in hin successful da
the North Pole, and Samuel Wit
?"ase. of Norwich, Conn., both grai
student'-' of Yale University,
drowned in Long Island Sound
afternoon, when their power ?-anoe
suddenly overturned by i heavy sea
The ?Vues have a summer oottag
this pla.v Young Case, |n com]
with Borup. ?ame here Saturday nig]
spend Sunday. Early this morning
started out in thoir canoe, headed
Now London. They were not seen a
until abou* T, o'clock, when Harry O?
, tier, who is a quarry owner at Mills!
saw the canoe suddenly capsize, lie
mediately put out in a fast power h
?le at first saw one man clinging to
overturned craft, hut before ho o<
reach the scene, which v..'??? a half ho
run from shore, the man had din
A ?oat and < ap were found iloatinj
the orator. Mr. Gardner searched
the bodtes for some time and then w
hack to shore. An organised hunt am
many power boat owners then beg
but at a lat'? hour to-night neither b
had boon recovered
Borup was graduated from Yale
1 Of?? with the decree of B A., and ?.
pursuing advanced courses In geology
the graduate school. Ho was much
terested in arctic travel and had nil
several trips to polar regions. He **
'preparing* another expedition t?i stl
within a few mouths
?'ase was the son of Samuel B. Ca
a prominent Norwich resident. ]
graduated from Yale in 1911 and w
taking post-Kiaduat?? work in mini
and engineering in the Sheffield Scie
tifie Sel.1. Botta worn popular in e?.
Qisorge Horup whs one of th?a men w
had been rscentl] selected to lea?i the e
peditlon to ? rocker Land. This was d?
in'i-lv decided on Mareta iR. wham it wi
announ. ed that more tliHn $2s.'i0?i. ha
of ttae monej neesssari t" defia> the e
penses, liad i-een subaertbod.
As planned, the explorers were to lea'
Sydney, t?. s . on July St, procuring dot
and sledKes "ii the way northward Tl
return to Ne" York ?vas planned for tl
auf.mu? of 1114. Mr Borup was to t
accompanied hy Donald !.' MaoMHlai
both Of Peary's part>.
Admiral Peary thought h< .-n* BUOta
place as ?'rocker I ain through hi? "'el
glasses In .tune. IMS, Prom tidal observt
fions ttae existence cf the land has been da
rp, ,.,i i,\ Dr R. a. Harris, tidal expert t
the United States Const aid Qsodsti
Survey For several years til's question ?
th* arcti'" sens lias leen In the minds o
explorers and gsasgraphars.
Man Kept Wedding Secret Eigh,
Years to Inherit Fortune.
[B\ Telegraph to The Tribune]
Philadelphia. April 2ft -With the death
last night in the Jefferson Hospital of
??hm'es I". Hill, a stove and heater
dealer, tt became known that he had
been married elirht vears, notwithstand?
ing that t'v the terms of his father's
will, through Which he inherited fc.'"??},
iMNi. ho had been forbidden to remorry.
His only alternative was to lose the
money. Mr. Hill was fifty-one years
The mother and brother of the dead
man knew nothing of his marriage until
last night, when they went to the hos?
pital to claim the body. There they
found a woman they knew as Miss
filmons, who lived at No. 421 Pine street,
just one block from the Hills. 8he pro
dtp-ed proofs of tho marriage. Follow?
ing the ceremony Mr. HUl returned to
his home ami sho returned to live with
Friends <>f both families are now won?
dering what will become of the ?'MO,?XH). '
TAFT DENIES HE
AGREED 10 BLOCK
President, in Reply to Colonel
Roosevelt. Says the Cabinet
Did Not Discuss Prose?
cution of Trust.
WILSON AND ROOT AGREE
Both Declare the Matter Was
Never Brought Up at the
Meetings of the Official
Family of the For
TAFT OUT OF THE COUNTRY
He Shows Through Commissioner Smith
That He Wa* in the Philippines
When the Matter Was Decided
?Instructed Wickersbam to
Bring Suit After Efforts
for Agreement Failed.
fFrom Th? Tribun? Bureau 1
Washington, April 2S.-In mild termi
President Taft, before leaving for the
political battleground In Massachusetts
t^-day declared that Mr. Roosevelt'?
memory was at fault when he declare*
that President Taft, as a member of the
Roosevelt Cabinet, approved of holding
up the Harvester trust prosecution.
The statement also disclose? the faof,
that the nesrottatlons relative to the vol?
untary' dissolution of the Harvester tni??S
have failed, and that th" Attorney ?Jen
eral was directed by the President <>n
April 24 to bring stilt.
President Taft in his statement say?
that he does not remember that the Har?
vester trust was ever dismissed at the
Roosevelt ?""ablnet meeting. In 'his 1.??
Is supported by Senator Root, then Sec?
retary of State, and Secretary VVllso.i.
The President also presents dates be?
tween which the Harveater trust must
have been discussed by the Cabinet, If
discussed at all, and ?ays that during
that period he was out of thi countrj,
and could not, therefore, have niad?.i .i
motion that no suit be prosecuted until
after an Investigation by the Bureau of
President Taft in his statement also
explains frankly the course he has fol?
lowed In the Harvester:' trust matter,
which has be<?n the subject of < bar?.*??
by the Roosevelt supporter?'.
President Tsft's Statement.
President Tafte statement follows.
The following personal statement ef
the President was issued fr>m the WHit?
House this evening
Mr. Roosevelt in his speech at -Worces?
ter, as reported by the public prrss. re?
ferring to the Harvester trust suit, said:
A? a matter of fact. Mr Taft ?ra*
a membe? of my Cal inet when this
identical case was fully discussed
before the Cabinet, and he cordially
approved the action taken: and. In?
deed, as a matter of fact, my mem?
ory is that he himaelf made the
motion that then should be no
prosecution of the Harvester trust
pending the Investigation into the
trust by the Bureau of ? "orpor.i'lons.
Mr. Roosevelt's memory is vsry much
st fault. I am authorized to say by Mr.
Root and Secretary Wilson, both cf
whom were members of the Cabinet st
that time, that they have no recollec?
tion whatever of ever hearing tha prose?
cution of th? Harvester matter dia
cuaaed in ths Cabinet. And Mr. Root
is very certain thst he never saw o**
heard of Herbert Knox Smith's lette**
i to Mr. Roosevelt under date o( Sen
' tember 21. 1907, on the subject.
I am ab!s to ?ay the same thing. So
I far ss my recollection goes. I neve**
hesrd the Harveater trust matte, men?
tioned in any Cabinet meetina that I
attended, and I cannot be mistaken in
I the statement that I ntver saw or knew
: of Herbert Knox Smith'? letter of
J September 21 to the President until after
| my administration had begun and tha
'tima when th? question of th? p.oseou?
| tion came up in 1910 or 1911, And I
ravtr saw or read the letter until about
two months ago.
This C'.rre?ponden.-e shows thai th?
subject matter of thn proescutlon of the
International Harvester Company a?na
I before Pr?vient Roosevelt ..>- ? neust
il. 1M7, which is the date of his letter
t,> Attorn.?y Oeneral Bonaparte that
.Mr. Herbert Knox Smiths lettei dis?
cussing the question an?! advising
aaralnal suit wa? dated ?aptamber :'.
19?">T. and that Mr. Smith's 1"
forwarded by direction of Preside:.'
Roosevelt, under ?late of September IK
to the Attorne?. General, with direct!.?
to the Attorn?.'. ?Jouerai to bring the
letter to th" President that ?reek to talk
over the matter
The ofticlal record? show tliat Presi?
dent Roos.'Velt left Washington In .lune.
1907, for -?yster May. and returned fr??m
Oyster Bay t<. Washington on Septem?
ber ??: that on September -'i? be lefr
Uashinerton for a trip down the Missis?
sippi Rlv.-r, returning t.? Washington
on October 13. lf>07. ami that bs re?
mained to XVnshlpafon front (hat
ft ne ?.'i.
Was Not in Washington.
The official record? of the W?r De?
partment show thst I Isft Wsshinotnn in
June of the same year and want to Mur
rsv Bs?/. Csnsda; that I remained ther?
until August, when I visited Oyster B.?- .
on August 13, and then wsnt to Wssh
ington on the 14th, snd left Wsahinqtoti
on August 18 for a Western trio throuoh
Pklahom?, Missouri, the Yellowstone
Psrk. Oregon and Washington, reachina
Seattle on September ft. and sailiivi
from Seatt'S for the Philippines on Sep
tember 13. I did not retorn la tha United
States until December 20. 19 7.
I have a letter from Herbert Knot
Smith, Commissioner of th?? Pureau of
Corporatlcns. written at my request. In
which he uses the folloaring language:
"On November 7. 1907, which date I
fix from my personal <llnr\. I telephoned
Mr. Perkins, at the President's order.
that the President took the view that
'he bureau's Investigation should conto
before the suit.''
This indicstes with certainty ths time
when the matter was decided, snd shows
that if the matter did com? b??3i* tha
Cabinet at ?II It must have been ?ft?r
September 24 and on or before Novsm
bsr 7, 1907, s period whsn I wss out of
ths country and could not havs been
present, and certainly could not havs
msds s motion or suggestion in ths Cab?
inet that no suit bs prosecuted until af?
tsr ths investigation.
Mr. Roosevelt asks why suit has not
been brought In this administration
against the Harvester trust. A retn.r?
mode to ?ne by th* Attorney General
shows that shortly after th* decision by