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VOL. LXXIX. NO. 177.
NEW .YORK, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1912. cwtamm. e ik prMho nd rbu,htna Auction.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
radicals win out on
money trust inquiry
Underwood Yields nnd the Inquiry
May Bo Made More
BRYAN MEN ARE PLEASED
Resolution to Ho Fasscd Practically
t'nrrles Out Henry's
r WasMnoton, Feb. 23. The radical
t lenient of the Democratic party In the
House will be in tho ascendent to-morrow
when th Pujo resolution for an investi
gation of the money trust, whloh was
indorsed by h Democratic caucus, in takon
up The recent declaration of Speaker
I'lark for a comprehensive inquiry into
the activities of tho financial octopus
nnd the threats of many Democrats to
ignore the caucus declaration evidently
tuve frightened Majority Leader Under
wood and the rest or the conservative
1 hln is indicated by the fapt that they
inninted to-night to incorporate in the
'fujo resolution, which was considered
thoroughly innocuous, a provision aulhor
iing the Banking and Currency Com
mittee to inquire into such matters
touched upon in Houto resolution 405 as
tny come within its jurisdiction,"
Itesolution 05 is the one introduced
by Representative Henry of Texas, chair
man of th Hules Committee and inti
nuta friend of W. J. Bryan, which was
turned down flatly by tho Democratio
caucus held two weeks ago. The Henry
resolution is admittedly radical and dives
th committee unlimited power within
in jurisdiction to probe t he money
The conservative Democrats of the
House refer to the change ir the Henry
resolution as "one of phraseology only,"
hut Mr. Henry and the other radicals con
tend that they have won a victory. Their
claim would seem td be justified in view
of the reversal of position by the anti
Bryan element, who recontly boasted of
having smothered the proposition for a
real pursuit of the money trust so far as
this session was concerned.
While the resolution which is to be
adopted to-morrow does not specifically
direct the Banking and Currency Commit
tee to take up the Inquiry into the mqnoy
trust along the radical lines proposed by
the Henry resolution, it is at least permis
sive, and in view of the Speaker's recently
expressed attjtude probably will result in
a much more comprehensive Inquiry than
was at first proposed.
..The original Eujo resolution proyMe4jwrosent .put. Horet-oforp;a)e..pIlinci
rWreMhartheVeViouTabeTnauiryintolhavo been ordered to "report for drill":
th financial condition of the country with
reference to ithe necessity of monetary
legislation. The Henry resolution specifi
cally charged the existence of a money
trust and .contained a long list of allega
tions as tJ the supremacy of control by the
The fact tnat the bare minority behind
Mr. Henry should have leen able to
force such a concession from the over
whelming majority, as is indicated by
the proposed amondment to the Pujo
resolution, suggests that the money trust
iwue is becoming more prominent day
by day. The fact of the matter appar
ently is that the Democratio leader.
hive decided that for political reasons
Nime concessions will have to bo made
tn the demand of the radicals on this
Chairman Henry of the Uules Com
mittee has not been saytrjg much lately
but has been working very hard indeed.
This is evident from the fact that the
Itutes Committee to-day agreed to the
unendmeot referrod to after being abso
lutely against tho chairman at its last
money trust meeting. At that tlmo ho
lu-id only Representative Stanley of
Kentucky, the steel committee chair
man, and Itepresentativo Foster of Illinois
with him To-day eleven of his Demo
cratic colleagues fell Into line and voted
to include tho principal part of tho Henry
resolution within the scope of the hitherto
innocuous Pujo document.
To those, bohind the scenes to-day's
action by the Kules Committee was sig
mrleant , but not surprising. Most Demo
crats are exceedingly loath to discuss the
fphi in their party over the money truBt
pursuit, but if the claims of Mr. Henry's
followers ureto be believed no less than
eighty Democrats were ready to bolt
the party caucus on tho money trust
proposition and take their chances in
their districts as open advocates of the
Henry resolution for an investigation of
the money trust on the theory that there
ia such an organization and that it con
trols the entire financial system of tho
More than this it became known to-day
that Representatives Norrls of Nebraska,
Unroot of Wisconsin and Lindbergh of
Minnesota have been woflilng hard of
lute to effect a coalition of the insurgents
i'ti the money trust issue on both sides
"fths House, For the last two days there
havebeen claims that they have succeeded,
that even if the Democratio majority
AMisted by the regular Republicans, were
bl) to have their way there would be
I'Jch a division of opinion in the Demo
cratic party on this question as seriously
to threaten Mr. Underwood's leadership
and U) throw the whole policy of the
I'Vty into chaos.
Rather than to have this become ap
parent Mr Underwood and his conserva
Uve arsoeiates were willing to make
wnceM.ons. They contend that they
i not mado a great one and that the
investigation will still be ,ln the liands
of the nonservotlve Committee on Bank
"R and Currency. Mr. Henry and hia
radical colleagues insist, on the other
rand, that the concession is all that' was
jver demanded, and that while the uU
'Wity i;iv,i, to the Banking and Cur
rency Committee to inquire Into subjects
named in tho Honry resolution is per
Mvn and not directive, It In actual
"lect v,m be the same, and that a thor
01sh probe into the activities of the
rooney dovil U assured.
Mr. Henry ha prepared a hot speech
o deliver in tho House to-morrow when
money trubt resolution is called up
and some of his radical associate aro also
loaded.- Representative Norrls of Ne
braska and Lindbergh of MInnosota in
tend to speak for their side.
This apparent concession to tho radical
on tho money trust proposition would
seem to Indioato that William J. Bryan
is still a factor to bo reckoned with In tho
preparation of Democratio policies.
With the added scopo given to tho Pujo
resolution, It Is pretty generally conceded
that tho Bankingnnd Currency Committee
will have to get busy and at least go
through tho motions of making n rcn"l In
vestigation of the money trust. Tills
Is the first serious split that has appeared
In the Democratic ranks, and although
the concession mado by Majority Leader
Underwood may have the effect of mini
mizing the existing differences in the par
ty. It is the general opinion that it cannot
entirely obscure the fact that the tariff
as a political Issue is about to taken back
seat and that the money trust problem
1b coming to the fore.
TAFT AGAINST COLLEGE YELL
Joins Hands With Lowell to Abolish
at Harvard and Yale.
Washi.noton, Feb. 23. President Taft
is oguinst tho college yell. Ho joined
hands to-night with President Lowell of
Harvard University in favor ofjiavlng it
abolished at loth Harvard und Yule.
"There was one reform that I under
stand President Lowell was going tn intro
duce into Harvard." said President Tuft,
speaking at n dinner of the Harvard
Alumni in Washington, "that I was going
to use all tho Influence possible to carry
into Yale, where the defect is even greater
nnd sharper, and that Is the abolition of
this rnh-rah-rnh. I admit that the longer
note or sound is ess maniacal than the
shorter, note that wo have had at Yale,
but I could wish thero was some other
method adopted of expressing your ap
proval, your welcome and your hospi
tality." Human nature asserted itself w ith
President Toft when President Lowell
announced that. Hobort Taft, the Presi
dent's eldost son, was leading his class
at the Harvard law school with the son
of Associate Justice Hughes of tho Su
preme Court. The President plainly
showed he was a proud father and later
acknowledged it in his speech.
-President Lowell," said Mr. Taft. "ha
been good enough to refer to the fact tliut
I departed from the faith of Yale and sent
my boy to the Harvard law school nnd
that his mother feels very proud of what
he has done there. Of coure she feels
proud she could not help it."
PASSING OF THE PEG POST
Or lis Modification Ii a Polite
From New Order.
There., was considerable speculation
around Police Heidquirtor.i yertordiy
wlien Commissioner Waldo's orders rela-
Jive to the drills for the police parade
this year they are ordered to
Instruction," The instruction
Under the new law the policeman fun
work onlv a certain specified number of
i M.. ti, c,n,.:..:n.. .
order him to irivn nn trnrt of bis tlm off
to drill. That provision of the law
troubled Commissioner Waldo somewhat,
for he did not wish to take policemen off
patrol cuty In order to perfect them in
their mnnreuvres for tho parade, Ac
cording to the gossip around Head
quarters the Commissioner was willing
to make liberal concessions to his men if
thoy would volunteer to give him srm
of their spare time for drill.
It Is well known that tho peg post
system is cordially hated by tho policemen
and that if they could mako tint the
price of their spare time the Commis
sioner could take about what he wanted
of it. Those facts, together with the
knowledge that the Patrolmen's Benevo
lent Association held two special meetings
on February 13, gave riso to the presump
tion that the abolition or modification of
the peg post system may come about in
the near future.
GIRL, AS A MAN, SEEKS WORK.
Disguised Young Woman Ho Hungry She
Finally Asks to Be Arrested.
A slight, handsome young person in
man's attire came into the Charles street
police station last night nnd asked to bo
arrested because there wub no work to
be found and it wns hard to keep walking
"That's no reason for getting yourself
locked up," said Lieut. Lyons, "You
look like n pretty bright young fellow
und you ought to have more spunk.
Just rustle around n little and you'll find
there's a good Job waiting for you,"
"I've looked and I've looked," wns the
reply. "I put on these clothes because
I thought there was moro chance for a
bay than a girl. I'd found out there
was none for a girl; but no ono wanted
"Those clothes," said Lieut. Lyons look
ing over the desk, "why, what clothes
would you wear?"
"I used to wear those," was the answer,
and a photograph of a pretty dark haired
girl was shoved across the desk. Then she,
was accommodated and locked up charged
with masquerading in men's clothes
without a permit.
She said she was Mo na Hoffman, 2C
years old, and that she had paid for a room,
for one night at 4fl Grove street, but that
for two nights she had had no place to go.
She had spent three days looking in vuin
for work. She said her parents were dead
and she had no friends in the city.
KILLED FLYING AT PAU.
Propeller of Army Lieutenant's Plane
Snapped In Midair.
.special Cubit Itupnlelt lo This Sun,
Pau, Feb. 23. Lieut. Gucourmeaii,
while piloting a monoplane here to-day,
fell to the ground und was killed. The
spectators saw the propeller unap while
the muoliino watt in midair.
The wings parted and the carriage
in which the aviator wus sitting fell like
a stone into a shallow pool of water.
Lieut. Gucourrneau's death was in
stantaneous. ANTF.DII.UVIAN WHISKIIV
tlrtnii back the old dsys. Puis the nparkle tn
the eyo and keeps It thero, Luyllei Droit., N. Y,
WHITMAN TO APPEAL
IN THNMNDT CASE
Attorney-General Cnrmody Also to
Join in Testing Habeas
DIX DEFENDS HIS ACTION
HoWr That Announcement of Gerard
Decision Was Equivalent to
Attorney-General Carmody conferred
here last night with District Attorney
Whitman nnd they agreed to appeal
from Justice Gerard's decision that
Folko F. Brandt may hnvo a new trial
by habeas corpus. Mr. Carmody told
Judge Whitman that he didn't intend to
be driven by tho Governor nnd others to
an act that is opposed to his notions of
justice. Agreeing with Mr. Carmody
that an appeal Is not tho correct method
of securing justice for Brandt, .Judge
'Whitman told Mr. Carmody that he con
sidered he was bound to appeal from the
Gerard decision, because he must defend
as a formality of his oflice the judgments
or the Court of General Sessions and
put up to the Appellate Division tho
question as to whether Justice Gerard was
correct In holding that General Sessions
Judge Otto A. Itosalsky was wrong in the
course he took in tho case.
Thp Attorney-General and the District
Attorney talked over the matter of an np
peal for three hours. At 11 o'clock last
night they issued this statement:
Our conclusion is that wo wilt tuke nn
appeal from the deeislon of Supreme Court
Justice lierurd that Koike K. ilramlt may
have n new trial by habeas corpus Wn will
uppcnl separately, lint at the same time net
In complete harmony As soon us the order
Is entered we w ill tnUu the action that seems
to be our duty
We have tome to this conclusion because
of the extreme importance of the principle
involved in the decision, the peculiar nature
of the rase and the putillu interest in It We
aiirN, however, that the appeal should not
in nny way affect justice to lira mi I. who
was, us the records show. Improperly con
tented Thomas CAiiMnnr.
Tho Attoruey-Grneral declined to crlti-
ciso Gov. Dlx's course, but Mr. Carmody 's
friends know that he is displeased with the
Governor's attitude and his acceptance
of the advice of others in preference to
the advice of his chief constitutional law
Mr. Carmodv- wo not imnressed last
night by the dovernor's statement issued
in the afternoon that tho fact that Justice
Gercrd's order has not been signed or
entered technicality jdthat ihQ -att-J
- . . - j. i . i
nounrcmem 01 ui hwibiiui inunrs n uu
possible for him to exercise clemency
Justice Gerard, seemed to be amused et
the Governor's latest statement and
agreed with District Attorney Whitmr.n
and the Attorney-Gerrercl that it is non
sense lo ftv tnr.t me cieinv in entering
"ie order for a new trial is merely a tech
nicauiy. un uie contrary, mey tsiiu, inn
delay was u deliberate step taken for the
purpoKc of giving the Governor his last
che.nce to pardon Brandt
Tho order will be kigned and entered
on Monday morning. Then Jolke E.
Hr.-.ndt will be released on 15.000 bail.
which will be furnished by n burety com
pany. After the conference last night
I between Mr. Carmody nnd Mr. Whit-
1 nir.n It was made known that the District
Attorney would nppenl at once. Tho
appeal will have the effect of staying r.
retrial for Brandt, because it is not the
practice In this county for Judges to herr
cases while the Appellate Division is de
liberating on important points affecting
Nor is it likely, for the same reason
that any Judge would grant a motion
dismissing the indlotments against Brandt
while the Appellate Division has Brandt's
case before it. Bocauso of this practice
the attitude of the Governor in insisting
that an appeal shall be taken from'Justice
Gerard's order is especially Important
If the appeal results in tho Appellate Divi
sion reversing Justice Gerard, Brandt
would have to go back to Donnemora pro.
vided the Governor still declined to issue
u pardon. And It Is now known that Mr
Dix after much wavering has set himself
No moro interesting feature of the
Brandt case has como to light than the
story which came from Albany yestor
day. On last Wednesday, when the Attor
iiey-General warned Gov. Dix that Justice
GeraYd would sustain the writ of habeas
corpus and thereby nullify the Governor's
pardon power unless tho Governor par
doned Brandt before tho order was en
tered, the Governor was obviously dis
posed to issue a pardon. The Attorney
General urged him in tho strongest terms
to dd ho. The Governor displayed emo
tion. He wanted to know what Mr. Car
mody's final advice was. The Attorney
General said, the story goes, that if he
had just time enough before he died to
utter two words, tlioso words would be
Mr. Carmody was willing that all credit
for giving justioe to Brandt should go
to the Governor. The Brandt cbhh was
h matter too big for tho injection of per
bonal ambitions, Gov. Dix, on the verge
upparently of exercising clemency, took
moro tlmo to think tho matter ovor.
I ,uter that day his uttitude had changed,
Where he had boon Interested previously
in urgumontH hoaring on the possibility
that grave Injustice had liecn done to un
Ignorant youth he was later much less
willing U go Into details. He finally said
that ho hnd decided to take no action.
It whh learned that in the interval between
Mr, Curinody'H vlsltu to the Governor
Homebody in the Capitol hud talked over
the long dlstunco telephone tn u man in
Ne York who is opposed to grunting
clemency in the case.
When the Governor decided I hut it would
be advisable to reopen tho .Brandt case
risspite the fact that he hud already re
fused cloinency, ho sent for Mr, Carnnidy
nnd turned over to the Attoniey-Gcueral
all the paperb in tho vuso except one or
two documents or h private nature
whlohwau u. copy of the lotter that
C'oulinuid on Fourth I'agv,
NOiSTlJItA'llfTTKItS prevcnti lireBe"oU
from overeating. Ade.i , .
FLAGG'S AUTO KILLS BOY.
Hushes With Htm to Hospital, but the
I.ad Dies In Ills Arms.
An automobile belonging to Ernest
Flagg, the architect, ran over and killed
thlrteon-yoar-bld James MoNamara of
227 East Hnventy-fourth street last night
In front of tho home of Arohltect Stowe
Phelps at 161 East Seventy-fourth street.
Mr. and Mrs. Flagg took the boy to the
Presbyterian Hospital, but he had died
in their nrms before the doctors could do
anything for him.
Tho boy and Harry Johnson of 228 East
Seventy-fourth street, n playmate, haii
skated along Soventy-fourth street. The
architect was giving a dinner to some of
his friends and tho two youngsters
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It was growing late and Harry suggested
that they go home. James MoNamara
skated down off tho curb from undorthe
lee of a taxicab that was chugging away
in front of tho Phelps home.
Just ns the boy got on tho street the
Flagg automobile, driven by Chauffeur
Alfred Beaver of Dongan Hills, Htaten
Island, with Mr. and Mrs. Flagg on the
rear scat, turned in line behind the taxicab.
Tho frotit wheel of the car knocked the
lioy off his feot And under tho machine
Before Beaver could stop tho rear wheel
had jiassed over tho body.
Mr Phelifc and several of his guest!
ran down tho steps and the Flnggs got
out of their machlno. Mr. Phelps picked
up the loy. who was still alive, and Mr.
Flagg told Heaver to drive to the ITesby-
terhn Hospital, n few blocks away. He
took tho child in his arms and got luck
into his car. next to Mrs. Flagg. The
bov died there between them,
Mr. Flagg called Policeman Sclirelber
and taking him on the front seat they
drove to the East Sixty-seventh street
police station, whero the architect told
Lieut. Maoon on the desk what had
hupiiened. No arrests were made. Mrs
Fljgg was on the verge of hysterics and
her huslmnd took her home.
The dead boy's father is Robert Mo
Namara, a carpenter, who is out of worK
His mother is dead and an eighteen-
year-old daughter is talcing care of tho
family. There is a younger girl, llutn
MoNamara, whom James used to take
out walking every evening. He had sent
her homo and obtained permission to go
roller skating last night.
SUFFRAGE BOOS FOR GEORGE
Thnuxli Chancellor of the Kichequer
Spoke In Behalf of Suffrage.
Sftclat Cable nripatth lo The Srj
London-, Feb. 23. Lloyd George, the
Chancellor of the Exchequer, had a very
mixed reception to-night when he ad
dressed n huge suffragette gathering In
Albert Hall. Although he attended tne
meetitig for tho purpose of advocating
woman suffrage the militant suffragettes,
who do not like him, continually Inter
runted his address with taunts and booing.
Tho majority or those in thahall. however,
supporvea .til. vjeorRO aiui mnuim mtu w
get a hearing.
The Chancellor of the Kxcliequnr said
the suffragists would never get a Govern
ment measure giving women the right
to the franchise. Tho only way they could
succeed was by bending all their energies
to secure the amendment of the proposed
manhood suffrage bill while it was being
discussed in the House of Commons.
Two-thirds of the members of the Cabinet
and three-quarters of the House of
Commons, he said, would support an
amendment tohe bill giving women the
right to vote, and such an amendment
would certainly bo carried. It was
hopeless, said the speaker, for the women
to look t the Unionists for help, as three-
quarters of the Conservatives were op
posed to woman suffrage.
A resolution Wii. adopted unanimously
calling upon Parliament to grant the
franchise to women during the present
WILL SEEK DU PONT INQUIRY.
Reed to Question
Man's Bight to Heat
Washington. Feb. 23. Word reached
here to-night that United States Senator
James A. Reed of Missouri, a Democrat,
will introduce a resolution in the Senate
on Monday asking for an investigation
into the election to the Senate of Senator
du Pont of Delaware.
Tills action on the part of Senator Reed
wlllconie as an investigation of the
charges against Cornelius P, Swain,
who was nominated as United States
Marshal for Delaware, It' was charged
that Swain had bought votes in an eleo
tion in Delaware several years ago, A
sub-committee of the Senate Judiciary
Committee started an investigation, but
berore it was finished Hwatn's nomination
was withdrawn by President Taft, Swain
had hoen nominated on the recommen
dation of .Senator du Pont and other Re
publicans of Delaware and his name was
withdrawn at Senator du Pont's request.
Although Senator du Pout's name was
not directly connected with the charges
ugalust Swain evidence was produced
indicating that- some of tho money that
fell into Swain's hands had come from
du Pont's office. Tho impression in
Washington is that Senator Reed Is acting
in behair of Willard Saulsbury, the Denv
ocratio leader in DAIaware, who prose
cuted tli'j charges against Swain and
who is seeking to make political capital
out of the cat.e and pave the way for his
own election to the United States Senate,
VETERANS STILL FOR TROUBLE
Want to Morallie Cuba Huge Gomel
Budget Report to Taft. ,
.SpfrJil Cable Dupatth to Tnx So:.
Havana. Fob. 23. Notwithstanding the
decision of the Supremo Court that tho
law suspending the civil service act Is
unconstitutional, the Veterans announce
thoy will continue their work of forcing
theso-called "guerrillas" out of office. They
will ulso persist, they say, in their plans
to "moralize and Cubaiilzo Cuba and
compel the Jieuds of tho Government
to show how they havo suddenly ao-
A bill was introduced in the House to.
day railing nn President Gomex to explain
why his budget estimates are so oxecssivo.
The Senate Tins cut the estimates down
more than 11,000,000.
The negro agitation In tho eastern end
of the island continues to givo the Gov
ernment great concern.
Hugh h. Gibson. Uie secretary of the.
'American location, is ubout to start for
, ! Washington to present a report to Presl
, ono of i tifHt Taft from Minister Beaupro on the
t Folke present situation in Cuba,
MITOMOlllI.I'. makers and liters will want in
rrait Hlr Henry Norman's account of hli remark
able aiilomnblle44iurnry Inti
miii nn remark
Africa and the treat
nciururr miu Ainca ana 11
I ganara ucicru
Marcb Scrlbnor . AO,
F. E, BARNARD SHOT
Believed That a Thug Bent on Rob
bery Sent Bullet at tho
BROKE TEETH IN HIS MOUTH
Assailant Fired From Behind n Girder
Police. Unable to Find Trace
Frand E. Barnard, son of the late
Henry H. Barnard, president of the
Church E. Gates Lumber Company and
himself a director of tho company In
charge of tho Oak Point yard In Tho
Bronx, was shot last night while crossing
the Iogget avenue viaduct ovor tho New
York, Now Haven nnd Hartford Railroad
tracks. The bullet, fired from behind n
girder of the viaduct, entered his mouth,
breaking several teeth. The ambulance
surgeon, who made a brief examination
More Mr. Barnard was removed to St
Luke's Hospital, was unable to tell
whether the bullet hnd lodged in the throat
At midnight the' surgeons in St. Luke s
were making a more thorough examina
tion. The district about tho viaduct has been
tho Bcene of a number of holdups re
cently and It Is believed the shooting wns
done by a thug who secreted himself
behind the girder. Mr. Barnard was
going away for tho week end nnd had n
suitcase In his hand. Tho police theory
Is that the holdup man thought this suit
case contained the weekly payroll of the
big lumber yard. As a matter of fact
it contained clothing and not money.
The shooting took place a few minutes
after 10 o'olock. The viaduct, which Is
on the wayvto the main yard of the lumber
company, extends over the Oak Point
yard of tiio railroad and is about 200 feet
long. There is a roadway In the middle
with footpaths on each side. Big steel
girders separate the footpaths from the
Mr. Barnard hid wulked some seventy
five feet on his way aoross the viaduct
when he saw a flash come from one of
'he girders to one side nnd a little in
C -out of him. Ar the same instant he felt
the blow of the bullet ns it struck his
mouth. He realized that nn attompt was
being mado to hold him up nnd began
At the other end of the viaduct and
about 125 feet from the spot where the
shooting took place is a railroad shanty.
Mr. Barnard ran to this, lurchod through
the doorway, and toJdJohn Burke, a raJU.
rcAdTmTnoyw w'ho'VaTImHy?. flSt lie liad
been shot . Then he collapsed on tho floor,
Burke telephoned Police Headquarters
and a call was sent in to Lebanon Hospital
for an ambulance. Detectives Flynn and
Ellison and Bicycle Policeman Iaughlin
came around to tho shanty. They were
not able to find any trace of the man who
had fired from behind tho girder. Mr.
Barnard did not see the man and was un
able to tell the polioe anything which
would be of service in running him down.
The assailant did not follow Mr. Barnurd
when he ran across the bridge, ut leaBt
not as far as the shanty. Mr Barnard
did not turn around, so does not know
whether tlte man btarted to follow him or
not. Burke told the detectives ho heard
the shot, but thought it was a torpedo
exploded on the railroad tracks.
Sir. Barnard had Dr. Benjamin, who
came from Lebanon Hospital, bandage
the wound and Burko telephoned for a
taxicab. When the taxicab arrived Mr.
Barnard got in and was driven to St.
Luke's Hospital. The ambulance surgeon
found that the bullet had entered the left
side of the mouth, breaking sevoral
teeth. From ;the hasty examination ho
made he was not able to say what becamo
of the bullet.
Mr. Barnard lives with his mother at
75 Central Park West. His brother. Ed
ward L. Barnard, is vico-presldent of the1
Church E. Oates Company. Tho Ouk
Point yard, of which the younger Barnard
lias charge, is the largest owned by tho
Mr. Barnard said that he had lied no
trouble with any of the men in the yard
and that he was confident the shooting
was not done In revenge for any fancied
wrong. The faot that the men in the
yard are paid off on Saturday is well
known in the neighborhood, Mr. Ber
nard going toward the, yard late Friday
night carrying a buu case might easily
be taken to mean that he was carrvinir
the payroll, the police believe.
ine surgeons ni ni. Luten iouiki mat.
the bullet had entered Mr. Barnard's
cheek just to the left of his month, had
broken out Ave teeth and then had em
bedded itself In the tongue. The bullet
was extracted. 'I he surgeons do not
consider Mr. Bernard's condition serious
unless blood poisoning should set in.
TWO YOUNG WOMEN ATTACKED.
VI dims of Midnight Holdup One Ar
Margaret McKilheny and Bessie
MoNamara, young women employed us
maids at the University Club, were held
up in Fifty-third street near Third uvc
nue a littlo before' midnight Inst night.
They were on fheir way from tho Third
avenue elevated station ut Fifty-third
street to the olub,
A man who stopped them got iv Gorman
silver mesh bag belonging to MUw
McKilheny nnd Its contents, foino 2
or M. He struck at Miss McKilheny,
but she dodged and avoided the blow.
The young women were walking arm
In arm, the mesh bag bunging from Miss
MeKllheny's free hand, They had gone
only a few yards from tho foot of tho
Htatlon stairs when one of two men whom
they had seen coming toVnrd them
stepiied forward and grabbed the bug,
pulling it away from Miss MuKilheny.
As he grabbed the bag ho swung his list
toward the young woman's face. Sho
The other man whom (lie young women
had Hoen camo up and asked in broken
Englirh what themntter was. Ho stemusl
In between tho first man and Die young
women, and the first man ran west on
Fifty-third street und disappeared in u
hallway. The second man Hurled to
run too. nut was cainnit bv io iWniin
Ityan of the East Filty.firHt atret stutiou.
The prisoner said he was Harris Pappaw,
Ho Is a Greek. Ho was looked up on sus
picion, and detectives began a search
for tne otuer man.
LORD AND GAIETY GIRL
Olive May to Be Lady Victor Paget and
Ma) ho Marchioness of Anglcsca.
Special Cable Deipaleli lo Tlis Sup.
iONDON, Feb, rt. The engagement Is
announced of Lord Victor William Paget,
brother and heir presumptive to tho
Marquis of Anglesea, to Olivo May, tho
Gaiety no trews. Thoengagoment has been
talked about for soma time, but official
announcement was mado to-day.
In addition to being heir presumptive
to ono of the richest titles in England,
Lord Victor is a cousin by marriage of
Lady Paget, who is a daughter of tho
late l'aran Stevens of Now York and ono
of tho best known American hostesses
Lord Victor is not yet 23 years of ago.
Miss May, is several years older. Lady
Alexander I'agot, mother of Irfird Victor,
is said to be quite charmed with his
fiancee and lias given her full consent
to the wedding.
UNION LEAGUE OUSTS MINES.
Supposed Friend of Iirlmer Had
fused to Meet Directors.
Chicago, Fob. :':). Edward Hlnes, po
litical associate of Frederick Woyer
haliser, head of tho lumber Interests of
t he Northwest , was to- i ay ousted from the
Union league ns the result of charges
Hied against hlm.that he hnd been guilty
of violating tho constitution of the or
Tho charges grow out of allegations
made by Clarence S. Funk , general man
ager of the International Harvester Com
pany, that ho had been approached by
Hlnes in tho club and sollcltedlfor a con
tribution of J10.000 to make up a "jackpot"
of 1100,000 which had been expended. It Is
alleged, In "putting Lorimer over."
While none of the ofilcers of the league
would make a statement to-night it is
learned that Hlnes was summoned before
the directors to-day, that ho rofueed to
appear antl that the directors then voted
to oust him.
SOMETHING HAPPENED TO AUTO.
Neither the Man With a Broken Skull
N'or His Passenger Can Tell What.
Morribtown, N. J., Feb. 23. Frank
WyckofT, an automobile agent here, was
found unconscious beneath his overturned
automobile in Madison avenue near
Convent early this morning. Ho was
taken to the Memorial Hospital with
a fractured skull. His condition is critical.
A mile from where Wyckoff was found
a workman camo upon August W-ljht
of Speedell avenue, who had gone fr
a ride with Wyckoff, wandering about
in a dazed condition. Ho said he remem
bered that they skidded, that the machine
whirled over and that ho was1 thrown
out. He could tell nothing more about
tho accident. Wright was badly cut and
bruised, but was able to go home.
FELL' -AND' SLID 280 FEET.
Prledle Came Down 31 Stories, but Only
His Hands Were Hurt.
John Friedle, nt work on the Municipal
Building, lost his balance and fell while
he was fixing a derrick on the Duaue
street sido twenty-one stories up yester
day. As ho fell ho grubbed yie guy rope
of the derrick and hung on. He whirled
down to the sixth floor, still clinging to
the rope, and there a knot broko his grip.
For a few feet he dropped, then caught
the rope again and came to the end of It
thirty feet from the ground, Friedle fell
that distance! landing on his back. His
hands were badly cut, but otherwise he
wasn't hurt. Altogether ho slid 2S0 feet
down the rope.
DOMINICAN REBELS BEATEN.
Attack on Monte Crist I Repulsed by
Government Troops Many Wounded. '
Special Cable Despatch lo THE Hl'N.
Cape IUytik.v, Feb. 23 Jlejicrtu come
in this morning that tho rebels have at
tacked Monto Cristl, Santo Dondngo, and
were repulsed, leaving a number of
Dr. Thezan of Capo Haytien has left
for Dajabon with surgical necessaries.
Monte Cristi province is virtually held
by the insurgents nnd tho revolt has been
spreading so far. It is hoped that to
day's reverco may turn tho tide.
BUNCH-OF PARIS DUELS.
Three llracr of I ml Ignant Politicians Keck
More or Less Gory Satisfaction.
.s'irrlnj Cable Dtipalcli to Thk Sun.
P.uus, Fob. 23. The duelling era: o has
assumed largo proportions in tho lust
twenty-four hours. Among the list of
llery Frenohmen who aro mix Ions to light
are the Marquis Demallly-Neslo und Guy
do Criswignao, M. Ouston lo Provost de
Laiinsy und Comte de Montesqulou, Paul
de Caswignno and Prince" Dornnge nnd
Baron Heeckeren e.nd Charles Mnurras,
All the projected duels arc tho result
of political quarrels,
NAVY BOXER. HELD FOR DEATH.
Training Station Instructor Succumbs
After Hout With Baker.
WAHinNCJTON, Feb, 23.- WiHard Walters,
a baker of tho navy, is routined in tho
guardhouse at the naval training station.
North Chicago, III,, pending an investiga
tion Into tho death of Joe Kanarkowsky,
the prize fighter known us Joe Ketone!.
Cnpt. William K. Kullaiii, commandant
of tho stution. reported to the Navy De
partment that Ketchel died to-tlny follow
ing a bout which he had curly in tho week
with Walters. Ketchel had been employed
us h boxing instructor, his business being
to initiate recruits into the sclenco of self
defence. Following tho mutch Ketchel became
seriously ill und was unconscious for most
or the time until his death. The body has
been turned over to the civil authorities
nnd u Coroner's inquest will be hold.
Cnpt. I'ullutn made u primary investi
gation. Ho eiiyH tho testimony of wit
nesses of the mulch nnd medical officers
indicate that ii hemorrhage with which
Ketchel wan Htricketi was caused by a
diseased blood vessel and poor physical
condition antl not duo to any blow struck
In JJiii boxing lesson. 4
an 1'l.oitlliA torn ano.
I'riiiullvHiilii Itntlrniul l-'incs New York March
I, Hprrlal Pullman train 10 Jiukmnvltte. TlckPti
toes! lor tlirre month. IVmsullTlckct Aleut vt
rsbuna Uadltau WW.-Att,
Says" She Killed Eight
tho Brooklyn Nursery
OXALIC ACID IN MILK
Threat to Take Her Bb
Away From Her Caused v
Her to Own TJp.
GRUDGE AGAINST NURSES
Meant Onlyto Get Them Intoi
Trouble and Didn't Think -Poison
DOUBT AS TO HER SANITY
Inquiry Had Been Dcc)rid. Upon Befell
She Mado Her Con
fession. Winifred Ankers, an attendant at th
Brooklyn Nursery and Infants Hospital j
in Herkimer street, broko down and con
fessed last night after'a two hours qua;
Honing by tho police that It was she whrt
had put oxalic acid in the milk prepare!
for tho babies In the nursery, causing
eight deaths and four sicknesses sine
Sunday. Her purpose, the girl said, was (
not to kill the children, but to make ii
appear that nurses inhe hospital against
whom she had a grudge were not taking
proper core of the children.
Miss Ankers has a baby of iter own
in the hospital. He Is not 111. Tho'
police brought her to the point of con
fessing by threatening to lake her baby
away, whereupon thero was a hysterical
outburst, in which the young woman'
sobbed out her story of how she hvT
dropped the oxalic acid into the milk
bottles. District Attorney Cropeey wtf
notllied of the girl's statement and, ho
sent Assistant District Attorney W. ft,
Warbasser- to the nursery whero tho girl
liad been questioned to take what oho,
had to say.' ' .
Since the case of tho eight deodboMt
-wATeMleA if tnfc"'aflrilie"or tho author
lice Miss. Anyere nas oeen unaer suspi
cion. The polioe learned that she had.
bought some oxalic acid on February 15.
The girl had teen sent out by Miss How
ard, the head nurse, to buy the poison,
and she split tho amount she bought
into two parts, half of which she kept for
She used oxalic acid in her work of
cleaning windgws in the hospital and tho
police found her bottle nearly emptied.
After autopsies had revealed that the
deaths were tlue to tho presenoo of opmo
acid poison in tho milk suspicion was
directed against Miss Ankers.
Last night at 8 o'clock Detective LiOU
tenunt Itoland Thompson and Detoctlvo
John McCurdy had the girl in one of the
rooms of the hospital oflice and ques
tioned her. She repeatedly denied that
she had put the acid into the milk. Sho
insisted that she had used it only for
cleaning windows and for disinfectant
purposes. Finally toward 10 o'clock sho
was told that her baby would be taken
away from hers Tho girl brdke down
completely and begged them to leave
her child to her.
"I confess; I did it, " she Bobbed. "Send
mo to prison do anything to me, but I
want my baby,"
"Will you tell us the truti about the
eight deaths?" said Thompson.
"Yes, I'll tell the truth, I put the oxalle
acid into the milk," she said. "I did it
on Saturday night. I went, all through'
the Ixittles of milk which were prepared'
for the babies, and 1 dropped two or threo
drops into each of them. I had no inten
tion of killing the babies. I didn't think
tlireo drops would do any more than mako
them ill, nnd I hnd no grudge against the
Why did you do il?" persisted Thomp-"
son, . ,
"I wanted to got squaro with the nurses
In tho hospital," the girl said, stitl crying.
"All those nurses are my enoinlos and J
thought if tho babies were taken ill the ,
nurwH would get into trouble. I thought,
they would 1)0 blamed for not taking'
proper care of tho children and it was
the nurses I wanted to punish for their
treatment of tne."
In her statement, to the police MU
Anke.-h d (hat on Saturday, at the tlm,e
e'u droppuJ the uxalio ao'4 into tho tittle
bottles, there were thirty bottles of milk
in the Ice box. Sne said she removed the
stopper of fourteen or lift cn.ho thought,
and dropted the acid in. When sho, had
cot Dili many done and the stapnsM woro
replaced she heard some one coming end
uopped for fear of deteotlon. She toll tho
police she waa glad the t run is now out. '
"I knew It would ocrao out sooner cf
later and now that it Is out I feel more t
Enlarging on her reasons for fooling'"
bitter toward the nurses she said they hd
snubbed her because Bhe was a poor girl
and that this feeling, which had been
coming on for months, had Anally grown
so strong that It was her one thought all
Iday how she could get even with them.
Miw Ankers bus been an attenduu
In the hospital for tho last ten months,
since Iter baby was born. The detectives
who questioned her last night say thejr
believe she is not in her right mind ancj
this ulso struck the. Coroner when U
questioned her on Thursday. At tlmsi
sho would take her baby in her lap an4
coo to It und mutter "I'll givo you a dose
und I'll take a dose." ,
When site was asked what she meant
by this she explained that she had said ir
fifty times within the last week, but
didn't moan anything by it. Then aha
rambled off Into saying that she was
woman with a temper. J"
When things don't go right with pc"