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NKW - Y< )K K. WI-DN i:si)AY. NOYKMI'Klt 27. 1012.-16 PAGKS. ** TOCTONEj^T*^^^^^^^
Real Armageddon Believed Irv
evitable in Constantinople?
Sultan Is Advised to Side
with Triple Alliance.
FOR TURKEY'S OWN PROFIT
?The Times," of London,
Blames Continental Diplomats
for Threatening Situation
?"Pall Mall Gazette"
Emits War Whoop.
ENGLAND IS FOR PEACE
British Government Said to Have
Stated She Will Not Fight in
Support of Servia's De?
mand for an Adri
London, Nov. 87.?Tha Cc-Mr-nntlnople
, .rrespondent of "The Dally Telegraph"
the followlng dlapatch:
Turkey is rapidly drifting toward
the Triple AMiar.ce. A rupture of the
armistice negotiations is -egarded as
imminent and certam.
"Both governrnenl organs, '-kdam'
aad Sabah,' tinploy unusual .raunkneaa
ln diacoaalni thr situation. They as
tliat erhlle the Triple Enteme
t Bi'itain. FYance and Kussia) is
orglng thr Portc to eonclude peace, the
Triple Alliance lAustrla, Gerrnany and
Italy) advlaea reslatance, and. for aaaa1
ing a general war, botli papers argue
that Turkey ahould proflt thereby to
. ?:, baal poaalblC bargain when
.-. tUetfrant comea to be dlacuaaed
b) tha Burnpaan con.erence, Tbla, they
:i>, eau beataje attalnad oy throw
riie Turkiali military ?unngth oa
le of th* Triple Aiiiance."
No Nation Wants War.
The LlberaJ preea ln i.ond_n is ananl"
moUB in urgii'-; Qreal BHtaln tn pre
neutrallty. The majorlty of tho
Coa ? ? ind the aame policy.
Ing that none of tho
BT) say.1- "Yet
that is whitner the nations are blindly
lt aske: "Who. then, onal.ee wtxrV
and repUei "The anawer is to be
chancelleriea of Europe, I
. | the m< n a bo t< o long iia\e
ed wlth hnman llvea as pawna in
. _ . ... become
Dmashed Ib the forn ulaa and the
d oi diplotnacy that they haval
ied to be conacloua of the potgnant j
?.,-. uith v. ,...?!, Ihe) ti ili'- "
.. It deel
? l.n_lanU ought to a< I Armly arltb i
...j Ruaala Ib refuelng almpl) |
. Bwept asidc lf me confen b< ?
red by the Britiah government is
_d v-e ought to faee the altema
Uve and Btand by our friend.."
Aa to Mobilization.
The mobilization "f the Aur-trlan and
Russlan armies raqutrafl weeks for what
Gerrnany and France can accomplish in
days In Russias CBM thls ib on ac?
count of the great dlatancea ti.e troops
must travel; in Austria's b.cuuse the
unitB of the armj are on a peaca foot
,ng, whieh ls on!> one-thiru of their
?ar Btreagth. Tharafora coiialdara,
t-_aa of safety compallad them to*begin
tonttnoed on fourth paa?" aerund ritlumn.
This Morning's News
II n Baek ' mad Alleged. l
Sellad a "t'ancer". 1
Hyda Clerha Aid Altaf. 8
Ooovl Bapaata Kreedom... 3
, Blog ^'?g. 6 i
Clty t.i Ck t .. tay ( Hace. 8 j
Lei <?.,..,us Bacape. 5
Lonj. Pler Plana Up To-day. 8
J Hanpdee Dougberty for iionv- Rule 6
eah i ? ? . Nol CkBMpenaatlat.... 8
Baleaee Producea Before .ludue. 9
-UUIona in Nama of Eiawtborna.18
Detective KB| -hroaaatad for Bravery.18
l'ra?idfntial Pluralitie* by States- 3
Taft wiahee No Oaadldacy Talk.ia
Blx-Yeer Term for Wlleon. l
IloUrt KnlKlits Kl*>e to Fortune. 1
. . M to Proba All Trusts. 3
., Trust" Itmulry Dat* I'aeless. 3
Kabiea Made t't Work. *
Qaatractori AUaga 1'nion ThreatB... S
Glhaon .lury I>lsaKr-eB. 8
Ettor and i '<,mrH<le.< I "reed. 8
Suffrase AeeoelatlOJl .Tala-H Taft.... 7
KuffraKists Win Workingwomen. 7
Bareei Drifting Toarard War. l
'Jreeoe |D Treaty with Turkey. 4
Bad Craae woik la tho itaikans. 4
Beara for Women. t
Koclety . 0
Kdltorlal . 8
Theatrlcal . ?
Music . ?
f>bituary . ?
Bport. .10 and 11
Army and Navy.H
Kh'PPlng Newa .xl
'Irninelal ami Murkets-11, 18 and 13
Real I_?tate .14
Family Fear for Pastor Emer
itus of Church of Messiah.
The Hev. Robert Colljror, pootor
etacrltUfl of the I'nitarlan Church ol
the M.s.sUih. is awrtouely iii bI his
home, No. 201 West lith street. when
he has been eonlined to his hed fOT the
last two WOOkfl, On account of his
great age?he is eighty-nine years old
-tears are entertalned a.s to his reeov
ery, anrl his fnmily are constantly at
According to Dr. Robert H. Wylie,
UM CollyOB family physician. the flged
pivacht-r's complete recovcry ls im
posslblc. Dr. Collyer received a por*
alytic stroke on November 1. and but
f..r tbe fact that he is gifted with re
markable vitulity would probably hOVfl
The Rev. Robert Collyer is one of
the most renowncd men of his profeo*
sion in this country. Hfl was born in
Kngland. and bogflll llffl as a Uflck*
smith. He eame to the Unlted States
in 1H47. and bas booil assoeiated with
the Church of the Messiah since 1*7l?.
NO TURKEY FOR WILSON
President-Elect Shuns Cold
Storage Birds of Bermuda.
Hamllton, Hermudn, Nov. li* a. ? The
health of rresident-clect Wilson ahowed
iniprovement to-day, but he decided to
rcmain at home all day so as to re
OOVOr fully from UM attack of IndigOO
tion whlch flffoetod him yesterday.
Thanskgiving Day will tind Mr. Wil?
son and his family deprived of a tur
key, as there is fldbc avallable in the
island except birds kept in cold stor?
age. Mr. Wilson, however, ls eheerful
about the matter, and says that it is
the company and not tlie food that
makes tbe dlnner.
Tbe Preoldent-olod ond Mrs. Wilson
ana thelr two daughtera were the
puests at dinner to-night of Slr Qeorga
lf, Hullock, tbe Oovernor. This waa
the first bi.< social ftinctlon since the
arrival of the dlatlngulahed Amerlcona
Bfld was- attended by many ollicials and
?rmjTjflJUld navy ofllcrrs.
Thr i lovernor's boirrfl was decorated
witli Rritish and American flags and
UM tabh-s were kkflded Wlth OOWOTB
Toflflta were given to Kint; Oeorge,
Preeldenl Taft end the Preeldent-elecl
20,000 TURKEYS IN TR0T
Gov. Colquitt and Staff Head
Parade of Texas Gobblers.
i .'.?? ?
Cuero, Tex., Nov. '_Y>.?More than
tWOIItj th'.usand turkeys trotted
through tbe Btreeta of Cuero to-day to
the music of the Sd Unlted Rates Cfl*'*
alry barjd. which eame ffOtfl Fort Sam
rtouoton especially fo? UM OVOflt
The parade was more than two m le
long. Rldtng in on automobile at its
head was Oovernor O. B. Colqultl
members of hlfl n. lltary staff. ea< h r
?pleetdenl in unlfonn. The aaaembltng
place of the turkeya was near the town.
Farmers began to dlivfl them in from
i irToundlnf terrltory eorly yeater
To keep the thouaonda of gobblera in
Une as thoy foliowed tho route of
the parade rocpiired tlie servicea Of
more tiian two hundred men and boys.
Kven this preeaution did noi pTOVOnt
many of tbe birds from esraping Into
?he CTOWda that lined thfl Btreeta,
CHILD HURT SAVIMG D0LL
Hit by Train as She Rescues
Flaything from Track.
* |B? TcUgrapn to Th< TrlB
Bouth Norwalk, Conn., Nov. -6.?
Mary l-'itzgeiald, B smali child of thla
plare, probably gave her life f>>r her
fir.il this afternoon. The doll is aafe,
but tbe child 18 ln the Norwalk Hoa
j itul ln a very Berlotlfl condltlon. Her
legfl have been cut off at the knee and
her ricbt arm la brokea The doctora
say there is llttle chflnce of her ro*
The llttle girls parents. Mr. and Mrs.
Edward E. Fltagerald, were movlng to
day, and to llghten Uielr burden and
t.? assure doUy*a aafe removal Mary
took it in her arms. Whlle improve
ments are in progreefl Ot the local sta?
tion the railroad has removed the di
viding fences botWOOO UM station*.
Mary started tO dodge flCfOM the four
tntcka when 0 train passel. She ran
forward. reacbing tbe far slde saf-ly,
bol Bhe bad dropped her doll, and BhO
turned back tO recover it from the
pntk of a aeeond train. The doll was
Mved but the frelght struck the child
?nd knocked her twonty feel away.
She was plckod up unconsclous an.l re
n.oved t(. the hosp'tal._^
C0WB0Y T0 BE OPERA STAR
Dippel Makes a "Find" in "Bill"
Pruitt, of Montana.
(fly T<'l?Krai>!i to The Trlbun-- ]
Chicago. Nov. 26.?"BUT Pruitt, the
Montana cowpuncher, whose tenor
volce has caused favorable commenat
at the Collseum Lflfld Show, karned
to-day that he has the making of a
Krand opera star. Andrcas Dippel.
grand opera director. opened his eyes
to his talents.
I'rultt, who ls Just over twenty-one
years old, left last night wlth his ranch
BBfltOO tor Helana to galn his mother's
consent to accept Mr. Dippel's proposi
tlon to study ln Europe.
The dlscovery of Pruitt by Mr. Dippel
resulted from a Joke. The cowboy
band of which Pruitt is the soloist de?
cided to serenade the opera stars.
They went to the Audltorlum in a body,
dressed ln chaps and buckskins. Pruitt
opened ttp with "Montana," the bond'a
favorite. Then h* saiiK "My Htro,"
from "The Chocolate Soldler."
Mr. Dippel thought so well of Prultfs
rotee thal be made him the offer of
study ln Europe.
Fall Rlver Line s New Location.
The KhII Rlver Einc steamers now arrive
at and deperl from Pier 11, N. R.. fool of
Kuiton 8t., bvatead <>f Pier l?. K. B- ?
Mellen's Line Denounced Also
as "Financial Despot Worse
than Czar" and a "Thou
sand Armed Octopus."
NORWALK MASS MEETING
City Officials and Ministers
Lend Presence to Indorse Pro
Neglected," Say the
Illv T.:*irrr.p!i to Tho Trlt.urnvl
Bouth Norwalk, Conn., Nov. '-Ti.?The
New York. New Haven & Hartford
Raiimad was llkenad to B 'Vaneer of
Impdriallam," to B "finaneial despot,
worse in Us grasp than the CsaT Of
Russia." and t" B "ihousan'l-armed
octopua arhlch dearegarded the public
entrely," al a cltlaena1 rneetlng haM in
This maaa meeting. whleh was termed
"epical, Blgnlflcant and aerlous," in that
it was ihe first gathering of its ohar
acter called Blnce the Inceptlon of the
railroad, ln 1847, araa bald in l-oek?
wood'B Hall, the largesl ln the dty, and
was attended by aboul elghl hundred
of ihe promlnenl men ?.f the place and
COmmuterfl 0B the railroad. On the
atage were tha Mayor and other dty
OfRclala and the ministers of the town.
The remarka oi the apoakara were en
thualaatlcally recelved nnd resolutions
were adopted eondamnlng the railroad
for its mismanagement. ns demOU
Btratad In thi recenl aarlea of accldenta
and demgndlng more protectlon for the
Ail the apeakera remarked that the
maetlng araa boI called to dlctate to the
railroad how jt should run Its buainees,
but to exercie* the publi' '8 eonstltu
tlonal righl to auggeet, proteerl nnd \>e
Ti.e meeting ''as tiie result r.f a pul
pit announcement ffom ail the cburchea
of the town. backed by th.- Indorae
menl and aupport of lha t-oarda of
trade. The Rev. L B. Howell, rector
of Bt P ' "I'li'th. pn alded, and I ?
apeakera Included Mayor Edward J. i
Finne-an. Repreeentatlve-elect Lynn
w. Wileon, of Bridgeport; the ?<? rv.
James Renton Werin r. the Rev. I.in
eoln Holllstet C-BBWelL, Loolfl A. Leh
mater, the fatruv ,," the BBOVemenl of
proteat, and John J. Wmleh, a lawyer.
Numeroua lettera of Ind at were
Plcdged Against Slaughter.
Maj oi Pli
pathy wlth the movemenl and he and
rn.il of the dty were
i t.. do an: thlng In*their power
to end tbe alaughter of the li
and lo make the railroad do wl I ara
? \\ rr mi ? lid thB
did not intend t.. abu i BB) -
. ?. ? ? rlcan | ? ople
I . ? d the niin;. i oui .. ? Idenl
. |,,. upon the nther In aplte of
recommendatlona made In <;i'li Inal i
whlch, lf carried out, arould have madi
a rej etll ;"
The CoroBer h.,<l recommended many
ihinnH, such aa metal can, more help,
longer crosB-overs, ete, yel the utili-j
tlea commlBalon <>t the Btate had aeen
nt to order onlj the last named n
edy. I' waa up to the public, he aald,
t,, eee that the Public Utllltlee Com?
mission ,.f tha Btate did its duty and
demanded euch thinps rs would aafa
guard the public, it wns the aggran
diiement i'oiu> of the railroad, ba a.?
?erted, and Ita aratarad atock whlch
caueed a cutttng down of ail runnlng
expenaea whlch raaulted ln tha aed
H8omethlng is rotten In Denmark,M
said the Rev. Mr. Werner, who addad
that the aariafl of wrecka was atmply
lalona and the preeenl < oodltlona
on the railroad were lntolerahle "We
have tO Oaa the railroad, and we should
have some reaaonable guarantee ,.f
Tha Rev. afr. Caewell was glad to he
-,ii the alde of bumanlty, nnd was glad
to indorse the attitude ,,f the meetlng.
Mr. Lehmaler did nol maaa to at
taek the railroad, lmt he declared thay
did not do all thal they could to pro
te,t the travelling public, the nveetlng
eraa to Inetel that they do s<,.
Would Re-Enact Law.
It was Ifr. WBlali the former < halr
man of the State Demo. rati,- Commit?
tee, who used tha botteet shot. He
suhmltted Ihe followlng reHolutlons,
which were iidopted with great enthusl
as,n and i rrdoagad afwlauae:
Kesolved, That thls it WttBg potl jtaaM
on record as edvocattna the re-eaactnaent
,,f a railroad law in thi* sti,t<- that will
Klve OPPOrtunlty for real comnetltlon witli
the coiiMoil'lattd mad. for hoth Hteam and
electrlc rallweya, and j>ie<ii,-- oureelyee to
UHe our Influenci aith the eonuag 1-egia
Istura to aacura such a law.
Mr. Walah BPOBM of the Beriousne.ss
of the situatlon and the importance of
the meeting?the flrst ln the hlHtory of
the rai'.r ??.<!. Death W8-B a serloua mat?
ter. All tlie .uggestlons of the evening
were trlte. he B-Ud, bttt the root of the
evil was the ab-olute rontrol the rail
road had of the state LeglBlature, and
therefore of the people of the Btate.
He llkened it to the undlsputed and
ondylng mla of the Czar. The road had
control hodiiy, Bnanclally aaal spirituai
]y these days.
The state was heiplBBB in the grasp
< onliniiril on MTiiiul |M?ar, alith rolnmn.
"^asuredly a novetty. Wlll _1v? the Little
Theatre'a cllentele aometnlng to talk
about," raya the Bve. Bua of Aaa tel.*
II YEARS MORE
Members of House Planning to
Extend His Term as Presi?
dent and Prohibiting
WILL NEED QUICK ACTION
Representatives Say Constitu
tional Amendment Can Be
Submitted to the People in
Time if Passed Before
[Finm Tha Triliun' Hure.iu.1
Waahington, Nov. 2<1.?One term of
slx years for President Woodrow Wil?
son Is now the scheme of members of
the House, who wiii try to push to
early poooflge tbe ClfljrtOfl rooototlofl
llmlttng tlie tenure of ofbVe of the
President of the T'nlted States.
The extension of the four-year term
?.f President Wilson, It is flrgOOd, iiwy
be submitted to the people for ratllieo
tion at the same tirne Congnss sub
mltfl the proposed amendiiient to tbe!
ConBtltutlon provtdlng UmI no one who
has earved as President of tlie I'nlted j
States shall be eliglblc for re-. p tlon.
Hepresentative ClfljrtOfl, author of the I
reaoluUon an<l chuirman of the Ju- j
dlciorj Committee, whlch preaented a
favorable report to tlie Houae, aaid to
day that he was not flVOtOO to an
emendmenl prolooglng by two jreora
tha lenn of Mr. Wllaon and making
hlm ueltglbie U*ereafter for election n"
Chlef Executive. In fact. Mr. ClajrtOO
Indlcoted that his raaolutlon miRht be
[i. rfectOd 10 brlng BbOat Just this
Will Ask for' Special Rule.
Ifr. Ctflyton win ask for n apeclal
rule from the RulOB Committee raflklBg
piiVilOgOd his one-term rOBOtuUon,
which is bow on tha House ealendar,
but which mieht noi be reached ln th'
regulor routlne of buelneee during tha
approoehlng aeaalon of Congreao
It ls desired, if poaalblo, tO obtfllfl
the adoptlon of this reaolotlon doiing
the Bhoti aeaalon, in order that it may
be proinptly submitted to the states f"T
r.it!li,,iti..n. U ith fOJrty BJUaCh w..rl;
by the BtfltOO thfl BjsflpoOfll BlMflgO in
:h< Constitutlon may be accomplished
wlthln the next four years and before
the rjuadrennlal cumpaign for Presi?
"The lnngunge of the one-ierni reso
lution." said Mr. Clayton to-day, 'IB
?UbjOOl to amendment. \\ h-n the re?o
lutloa ta edopted there wlll be no nm
biRuity of terme, and it arlll Bpeclflcally
apply not only to Mr. Roosevell anl
Mr. Taft. but also to Oovernor Wileon,
to becoane Prealdent I regard
n as probable thal the reaoluUon may
. nded ao a* to proi ide for one
term of si*. yeara f<>r Mr. Wileon, and
lf this bappena the entire q
both as to Um Inellgiblllt) ol Proal
deiits for re-electloo and ih> two ?
addlUonaJ tenure fur Mr. Wllaon,
would be declded by the people of the
Hopes to See. Adoption.
? i hope to aee Um adoptlon of the
lon before March I. and If it Ifl
i ,,i reached ln rogular order the Ju*
dlciary Committee arlll aak to have ?
?pi. |al rule making it prlvlleged "
Chalrman Henry of the Houae Ruloa
Committee is underotood to ba ln ac
cord with I "li;, irinuii Clayton. both as
to the one-term propoaltioo and the cx
tenatoti of Oovernor Wllaoo'a term for
luo yoora, which would make the In
cornlng DemocraUc ExocuUve the first
reclplent of the proposed longer tenure
PrOflldOBt Taft bas intlmated that
the President should have one term of
Bto yeara, and tho DesBocrota are in
clined to count on his opprOVOl Of lflfl
"MR. CONVENTION" FOUND
Telegraph Co. at Last Delivers
Cable Message to Suffragists.
Phlladelphla, Hov. 26. An amuBtm?
UMidenl of Um clootng aeoalon of the
convention of tlu- NaUonol WofamM'A
Suffrage Association was the readlng of
a cable DMflBflga of cs-eigratulatJon from
K.,ttenlam. Holland. The messatfe was
AddroflOOd "Mr. ConvonUoo "
The "Mr." caused inu?h merriment.
whlch iii'Tcascd when I'r. Anna H.
BhaW, UM praaaldOBlt, flflM that the tele?
graph' company had been tr\inK 10 flnd
Ihe "Mr." for three days. The flBOflflflge
was from "Martlna Kramrs."
WARNING jM_N,JM)0TS HIM
Revcflver He Was Cleaning Ooes
Off as Mother Takes It.
[Hy Tel?sra|>li to Thr Tribun-. 1
Atlantlc City, N. J.. HOV. 9E, He
markliiK to her son, Bolce Steelman,
upon the danger of having loaded re
volvers ln the house, Mrs. Wesley
Steelman, of Bcullvllle, plcked up one
of the two revolvers her son was clean?
ing. She had barely lifted the weapon
from the table when the hammcr fell.
There was an exploslon. and Bolce
doubled up wlth a sbriek and fell to the
floor. The bullet from the revolver had
plerced his abdomen. Mrs. Steelman
was so unstrung by the accldent that
she fell unconst lous aeross her son's
Neighbors heard the report and
rushed Into the house. After lcarning
of the trouble they called an auto?
mobile and sent the boy to the hospltal
ln this city. It is feared he wlll dle aa
a reault of the wound.
"A Test of Railroad Efficiency."
ead this advertls*mcnt on pagfl two.?
ALLEGED SLAYEB OF SMALL BOYS.
J. Frank Ilickey (seated) and Hiief of Police Ray B. Gill
son of Laekawaima, X. V. (standin*?).
HICKEY IS BROUGHT HERE
Man lndicted for Murder of Seven-Year-OId "Joey
Josephs and Alleged To Be the Writer of the
"Murder Confession" Postcards.
Ray GHleon, poiiee chlef ?i I
luburb, ln win '
October, 1811. brought .1- PYank Hlckey,
the man who
. ? 'I jury,
,,, \, . j ork laal nlght, and a 111 take
? " ? '
, ? ned 1
.... \. m .1. -? , when
met Chl< ? ? ?'?
. m t" Police Head
. .,,, ,? ,:>. ,,. tn.. Brookljrn Detective
Bureau, mel Htcke I I
r iiini Bfl t
who ?. i lu Buffalo 1.1. yi ara
.,>;., under eueplclon iu conneetloa wlth
thi murder ot Iflehael Kraeke, th. i _*~e
boy, whoae bod) ira found in Central
Hi- kej i coui tel, ? ho bad contemplated
flghting the aatradltlon on ti,- -rnund
ti.nt public aenl I n Buffalo waa so
aroueed that Hlckey could not ti l .i talr
J trlal then i ? ,u
wlthdraw hia oppoeltlon yeeterday,
? lovi rnor John D. P
th< |..,i ? ? ' ? ""'i1 frotn
;. X J.. where
tlon, i>y automoblle, and broui
oner up by traln lata yeeterday afl :. on.
Both Dudley aad Qllaon aay they are
thoroughly aatiafled they have the risrht
man, and Ifr. Dudlej aald hia trlal would
i .? atarted as ...,; kli as poealble. '
FOR 75 CENTS A WEEK;
DIES OWNING 22 MILLS Ai $25,000,000
Robert Knicjht, of Providence,
Larcjest Cotton Manufacturer
in World, Dead at 86.
I iu t legrapfl te Tt," Tr baae I
pmviden.e. R U Nov. 2H.-Kobert
Knlght, millionalre, l'rovidenre's rieh
eel ni.in and the vvorld's must extensive
Cotton fOOdfl nianularturer, died at hia
,?,??. h.re this morning, ln bla atajhty
sixth ve;..-, from general dabPlty,
hMtenad by aa att-Uck ?f brc_-thlal
trouble froni whlcb behad beeneuffer
i,1K for a lvw daya Up to laaa than a
Week at? he bad been ictlvely Intar
OHted ln bla in.inula, UifniK plantl W
thls state and iBB-BBBi hui.-l tB,
Robart KnUbt waa ona ol tha ?oal |
remarkable and 8iioce.ssf.il men of hia
time. n--ginning wort m the Bprague ,
Prlnt WorlM Bt ''raii-toi. *t tba BflB of
elghl far a weahty araaja ef Tr, centa ba
managed In the BUCCaedt-g BBVeaty
,..B..t years to beoome tle o*jma| of
twenty-two mlllfl and was feputed t., be
tht. _ iBiaur of m,OX?,W. Ont of
,!,,. twanty-two factoeiaa he acqalrad ai
numbar of yaara prior to his deatb waa |
Uia i.rintery at Cranston in whfcft lie.
begun hls career.
Wlth the acquisition of the mills and ,
the mlll projierties the BTtn of B. B. &
B Knlght, whlcb ln latejr yeara con?
sigted oniy of Robert Knlght, bacenva
the owner of a dozen \ llltfaa and many
large tracts of farm land Ifl and about
its vlllaajea. To tba owneBahlp of all af
thls Robert Knlght anccaeded, and at
the time of his death he Waa not only
me largeal individual owner of cotton
mllls ln the world, but wua perhaps the
greateat landed |B*oprlBtfe in Rbode
IbUnd, lf not In New Kligland. Vot
aeveral yeara he hud been Provlden< e's
heavlest lndlvidti! taxpayer, the valu
(ontinurd on fourlb pt?g?-, k-'rntli <oliinu"
TWO DAYS TO ROUT CROOKS
Burns Tells Church Club He Can
Clean New York.
[Bj Tclatrrapb te The rrlbefl*.]
Ellzabcth, N. J-. Nov. -?>.?"In forty
eight lioiirs, if I had the power, I could
ClOflfl up New York of the urafters,
crooks and gunmen." said Detective
W. J. Burnfl bn a speech before two
hundred men flOOOBlblod at the fifth an?
nual dlflfler of tiie Men's Clttb of St.
Paul'a Church at the Weartnold Theatre
ttus evenlng. "it is the aaateet tiiing in
th,- erorld to ettmlnaM vtee ln a city "
The Kev. Charles P. Tinker. a ehap
laln in the Tombs Prison. of New Vork,
boomed DlatrlCt Attorney Whitman for
Mayor, his assistant. Mr. Moss. for Dis?
trict Attorney. and DetOCttVB Burns for
HE'S A FATHER AT NINETY
And Will Spend His Declining
Years Rocking Baby.
i bj Teteayaah ta Tfl< 1 rteeeu 1
BflrtMBVlUOi OklBJu, Nov. Jb.-William
Caatlebury, nlnety yeora old and almost
l.lind. will BPOfld hli declining years in
rockltiK -i bflby to sleep, a daughter
having Just been born to him. His wife
is thlrtj -?li yeora old.
Caatlebury surprised his children and
giandcliildien when lie got married, u
yeur ago. He liad been a widower for
yaora, and is a wealthy retired farmer.
His chlldren bollovod be could not prop
erly care for his husiness Intoroatfl .md
Inducod the court to appuint a son his
ASHEVILLE-"LAND OF THE SKY '?
Kci.ii'ii wlthln a fee houra from Naw
Ynrk vla Bouthern Kailwav. ,\ dellghtful
region actreaall u- all vear 'round. Thro u i
<ars wlth inaisniil'-ent dining car aervlefl
daily from Near york New York otlk-,
261 Fifth Avenue.?Advt
Four Arrests Include James J.
Farmer, Head of Anglo-Amer
ican Authors' Ass'n, and
. Son. Star Salesman.
EACH HELD IN $5,000 BAIL
Charged with Using Mails to
Defraud in Sale of Alleged de
Luxe Editions, as Result of
Inquiry Started by Civil
Suit of a Victim.
WANTED $42,977 RETURNED
Experts Said This Represented Over
charge on Bill of $46,500?Chief
Postoflice lnspector Esti
mates Fruits of Three
A gigantic fraud in de luxe edltion?.
alleged to have netted nearly J?.">,<B?0,4B>?
to the consplrators, was charged ln nn
indiirtment returned yesterday by the
fedeial grand Jury against James J
Farm. r. president ,,f tlie Anglo-Ameri ?
can Authore* Aaaoctatli b; <'>i?-n nunaer,
hlfl BOB and Btar Bah -man. and t. n
I other men.
? Thus far only four Brreata ha\ e I.. . n
j made. Jeinea J. Farmer and OlBfl
1 Farmer arere held ln fttjOOO bntl each,
i arhlle Cotonel wuiiam J. Hartley and
? William h Boott, arbo have acted aa
' aalearnen, furniahed 03*800 haii each
after auirenderfnaj le the poetoani a in
Civil Suit Started Probe.
The indictment, ??hieh ehaiged uatng
tha B-Bilfl to defraud in a Bchaeae ta
aell de luxe editions, waa the OtttcOfM
\ il actlon brought n | ot! i
tlie tlhlted States I>istri<t COOll by
Mrs. i.mma F'ird, a rich aidoar, 0. Ball
Lake Clty, f'tah. Mra. Hird ootame !
a Verdli t from tha Jury for . l-.UTT
against Karmer and bjfl company, o'l
alleged "rare" volumes which she had
..urchased for $48,.00. The dlsclosures
I made during the trlal of Mrs. Blrd*
action led to an Invrstigatlon by the
federal BUthoiitlea, which unveiled tho
alleged glgaatJo fraids bow <harged
Tc-tiniony of book experts who BrOTe
called on behnlf ot Mrs. itird showeu
that tbe booka aoM by Um Pboobi
? ... >rn were worth only ono-flfteenth
to one-tw. lfth of the jiri-es charged.
The cOflfl was worked up by poetOtBca
Inapectora, h. a. Dorbor, Rugh otc*
Qulllan, Kathan rfolle, VFIUbim sw.nn
and William Kenyon. Thay aflld tho)
,K the VfctlBBB of tbe consniratoi -
was a woman well known in New York
for ber ContrtbuUOBO to cbarity, an
enarian. who suffercd a nervoua
breakdown when she learned tbe vol
for whi.h ahe hfld paid |1S0,.
were worth less th in |20k00Qt
Warren w. Mcaaon, ehtef Iriapoctor,
aaid tlie InveatigatJJon, although ineoti
plete as yet, bad dlaelooad that Pflrmer
and hla aaaoclatoa bad oetted nea
?Inee Deoember, I'jos, b
they flrat started operations.
Many Victims of Promin?nce.
Beeldflfl Mrs. Bud and tlie aged NOW
York woman many well known people
thioughout the country appear to have
been victims of the alleged swlndie, the
poatoffice inspectors said. They de
clorod their list of victims includcd Mrs.
Jamea A. ratten. of Chicago, wife of
tbe wheat and cotton operator, who
paid for "rare" volunies $30,uu0; Mrs
I nn and, wit'e of tlu P under ot Welles
ley Cclleue, erho paid $100,000; a Mr
.Moore, of Qleenaflorg, I'enn., who in
v.sted IIM.OOO Ifl tin Kanner de lux?
fldltlOflO; a Mr. Sdlers, of Phlladelphla
arho contrlbuted I100.0H: Clintoti S.
Martin, a menhant in this city, who
took only l^.'.OO worth of books, and
Jeaao Wutson. who paid J6.0UO to
Tbe scheme of selling the'-e de lux
edlUona was varied by the conspirators
according to the characteristlfs of the
prospective porcitflflOTO, <'hief DtelaflOB
said. In many cates they used the
Btmple expedient of representing th.u
the volumes wore aKCOOdtflgly rare and
ln high ftemand, lie explained. Olan
Eartner, who appeared to have been tho
star salesman for t e enterprise, wa
flflsO to BOflke BOCBBl associatlons and
get mlrodUCtJona which opened to him
the dOOTB of the rlch people who were
InflO essible to book agents. In the
oaafl of Mrs. Blrd it was testifled that
he had bOOfl introdu.e.l to h--r by a f-.r
mer Qovornov of I'tah.
When tle display of the "rare" bookfl
and autographed works failed to im
press the customer that. the volume,
were worth the price demanded, an?
other method was used, the inspectors
said. The customer was informed th.it
a millionalre book lover. Just then in
Europe or at some other dlstant point.
had placed an order wlth the Anglo
Anieri an Authors' Association to buy
for him the very collei tion now of;
fered. H was only a i|uestlon of a
short time, the agent would explaln,
when Um OBBflflst millionalre would re?
turn and would be only too wllllng to
buy the books at a considerably higher
Awaitinq Prospective Purchaeer.
When a deal was closed on stu-h a
representation the purchaaer became
impatient now and then. and demanded
lhat th- myaterloUA millionalre show up