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Unsettled to-day; showers t night or to-mor
row; cooler to-morrow; north winds.
Detailed westher reports will he found on page 15.
VOL. LXXIX. NO. 263.
NEW YORK. MONDAY, MAY 20, 1912.- tiurwht, '.!2, liu the .Sim 1'iinlimi ami I'ulilUhna Aitnciation
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Mil CANT PLAY
To iin ii 1 1. v rails Oil
tuinos "As May He
v.i t. l ii'Vl Tii il'L".
Villi. MAd.NAlhN 10 Mhh I ,
r.iiTfll. Nnviii. Shihe ii it (1 Xoyes
in Council '.' Itan Cen
l'ltnAPHl.iMll.i, .May 10,-Theie will be
..iKi-eKillgamei't Shilm Park to-morrow
Th. Pctroit Club will not play another
tn, in this or any other city until It Is
MTPw'iit'il by its regular playprs, This
r,n iIip pdlot promulgated by Byron
Rmeroft .lohnson, president of thp Amer
i an League, to-night uft.-r n conference
that li.nl lat.-l practically from n
o'clock hi tin' alterm ion up to 1(1 o'pIoVIc
.A ... tlna .it nhv i.tli.i ,.l. .....II I I...
Vt night ;
I'tp-iilciit ..hib an. I Manager Mae I;
nf ite t!iltitM pltib wpr. thp only pur-
vn roetpd willi Mr. .Jolmon. These
thr""p nllicnls waited through nftprnoon
tnd evening lor I'm arrival of Frank
Vini. president of thp Detroit club.
r k I IU k!1t1lnailll run Itll tlll-l nill fnlr
Diroil about rt o-plock Up to mi.ltilcht ,S .. "oni' s,l,l,0.r' . M'maKPr Jpiinings-.M
hoh.r! n. t nrrivp.1 and had nt no word i , "r tbxr, n,,l,1 t"'0,Pt, "''
te l'r.-1-l.-nt .Johnson. Own-r- Vovps of , T . f'',,;"., ,',",,H,";'1 thntlilom.- Tim
. l ... .. .. 1 present distur bmcv in i h..
N. ork club art- ext.-ctPd to-morrow. .
In diiwMtiR th- htatuo of tl.P trikitiR '
Oi-rmt playprs and tbp Mtuntion their.
rrfiKil to pliy had pnlucd Mr. .lolm-
'Ct! Mi l
1 1 p 'ailuip ol t!i.' I'.'t i.ni iI:ihi to (i.ir-
' lint.' Ill tllP k'.llllx lt!l tin tlll"t.M Oil
' miay at Shlhc Pan., out of syin.,.thv
f r r . ..hi., v. ho h ul li.'.-n in .! rmil c-l -" u-
:."n.i'.i fur n-.-.iultliic a ;,.'til . r a' it ,'iii'"
r nrS . has n iili'Pil pinpnrtlmis Hint
in- r pr-liad.in Hip m.'r.' stisppnsli.il of the
ti.'t s(,r bvprj' mm of Hoi s'nkhiv
ruyiT. has utiioniatically misiwihIiI IiIiii-
lf ami mud., hlmsplf innllll.li. to i-nti prtp
n ii 1,'iiiiip uiiiler owanied has.-lull onttnl
n'i! In! is rpintate.l by Hip National i.m-
tn ln II)- rpfusliiK to piny a st hPiliiled
f.M'i nil llip playprs have vmatnl it
ip in their lontni. is ulil. h mal.ps them
1- tu mi.- not iil hy tl.p IVtn.lt i lub
' ii nlM. by the .NutUmnl Comminsii.n
lh Ii.'trult club will not appar ...i 'I...
nu'.ilu until I am ushiir.vl that it hps
t of tfooil plny.'rs hn run oniptp
'Pit iitlior tp.ims of th Ipacii... 'IIht.'
i' h no tnotu fat.ns in thp Miti'ua
I iaf no st.it..n;ut to inal.p a to tlir
'IK.sitli.ti of the .tiili..- or posilils
p imhin..'M of tin- plnyers until .Mr N'.ivm
irri'.'s. Hp i Hip ovvn.'r unit prul..tit
of the chili ami as uch It Js only lu.' hint
to llrst .,ivp i'.- prlritPR.. -of otivfrsii.c
with Mai.iij.'r .l....iun(s j.i.l - i. h ili.'t.
J 111 PlN lit
JobnKon was a!-K..il if .b-iiiiin
'ontinue n thp man.iRpr
"1 havo had : wry rnjoyabl.- io hour".
Mlk with IliiRlipy." was th" npom."
U'p (11cii8.k1 Hip nutter fully but took
no action or diM?utp-Pcl any procedure.
W are waitins for Mi. Ncvin and lils '
M'oipncp is i".sntial brforc anything '
Hip 1'virup prr.sidpnt was abseil if the'
trikins plnyrrH would ro to WciOiliiKton
'rr thn pimp scliwlulpd at thp cafiital
1 do not carp where they no or walit
.vv do." )ip iJ "As I slated before. '
'V lub will not u'ar on the diamond
.,.t.n until it hoB gootl plivrrs. and not i
I s that mean Delahanty. Crawford
4'. 1 th" reKUl.tr I pluyers will bp
i ii.ii.mI? b" was qtiPstioneil
v..t at all." he nriswereii, "but a sola. I
i ! th matter mind llrst 1 reuehed I
' ' e thy at., allowe.1 to repiesent thoi
0 ,i franclii..." !
I,, .owwerinp a onerv If ihn K..V..., ..n.ri
un. of tlio leunup would bp raided for
p aver- Mr. -Johnson replied Hint he ho-i!
t' various tubs would be able to "hold
nr own men.''
" - we take up the cusp," he continued,
iii (oriet the Colli) suspension for a
Hi" Detroit players are under sus
ii and their standing must first bo
th"-hl out by Mr Nuvin. ThPti tlieir
rttti- will reach me, and I an a member
"f 'h National Commission will havp a
ii whether they will continue to play
"a I .n th" American League,
I anpreciate the action of President
!sfuo. und Manager Mack of the Atliletioi !
in pn-tponins to-morrow's game. It will
r" t i.ived later in tlie season; poAslbly on
0Mn.it h second vitli to Philadelphia. ,
If ..... . 1 I. .. .... I .1. ut. . I
.. is.-in iiov bpiiicu uuiinueiy uy
!V"1av it is probable that the officiate
of i WaihlnKton club will agree to a
Mpj,Htnenr ft will be a compliment
" 'Ley d '
Mi Jolmson tcLteil that he had talked
t Mi Nfniti over long distance tele
r.S'jnB Sttmdi.y altrnoon. The Detroit
TAB.tiie w.i, at his home, while Mr.
Iilm.on via, m Cincinnati, attundinK tlio
iMnatmn eiemonlcs of tho new park
ofthe ( ii.cinnati National league oltib.
"1 understood Mr. Navin intended to
li" a :iiJ( ,.xpr,.Ms that afternoon for
h". i ,ty." hi. said wn expected to
.kI. i en. around U o'clock. I huve
"'iimi'iiii.aied wttli Detroit thin evnning
"id l..i. learned Mr. Nuvin postpontnl
' Hi, l.ecausii of ii message received
i "in Mice Park 1 think ho wu ill ad
''"'d I am sorry that he is not hero
'.'' f'.t the u flair should be settled as
t'liekiv a, possihle."
' 11 " Miltnn llolel, whote the Detroit
'."ts ,ii,. station.nl, there is an air of
'"in ,,.,, w.yenii of tho playniH Imvosnid
"iiieeini,iiiy imt, th.ty think thy actd
'i rm he. hasty inamier. Tho players
1,1 t.ii this moniiiiK from noma un
o.'i'.ti un,,, strongly hinted at an com
": !."tn .leniiingH, that the pntire strike
" ild he settled by a short Hiispetislon
" mid by tho punishment of tho
"n..".eli among tho htrlkern.
Ail v tint (layers remained close lo
1 ' talking over the Hltuation. To
" t" ' it.. if is a wild hcratnblp among eev
"' ". in to dotty einiihulloally tliAt
" u. lenders in the striko movement.
'' I'elahatily, who boa lioon looked
as the "captain,r came out with a
statement that he Is not thn lender of tho
"VV' ur "'I alike in Dim matter." mid
Jim. "I atn IIO tHOrp lomler Hum not- ll,..
, man who t el used to uliiv nni. r'i.i. i.,,.
just hearing on I he charges ngalnt
Hiiu.i pomltiK hero Han Johnson has i
as I. 1 ,,ml JI"''K!i- Jennings of 11,..
j Hg.-rs nppirenlly forgot hp was n rrp.
, rpspntatlvc or (he owner- of Dm club ami
! not or the players. Johnson nlo to
marked sarcastically pon t,o m.intipr In
which Jcnnlnir lin,l... I l.l. ..i i
r. " ...-. ,.jf.r .mil
n''l';'r''",,.v "tiled t censure 1ti.Mii for
learned lo-ditv ili.n vest... .in-
was the first (Imp Muck und Jennings hail
exchangpd a word except on strict Inisi
ness since Jpunlng was said to hp Hip
adviser of tlip (SinnM in the last world's
When .Mark discovered the predicament '
in whirh Jennings found him.elf a
manager without a ball olub. he ent for
find a lea ' L " J,!' " "7
lennmgs nnd told him where hp could
proiofsinn.ii p!ay.rH Then tiip nvn
mndp up to a pprtain pu-nt
If (hp maitiM- !j fcpltl.. Hiiiipabl) flip
Ainnriinn lniio ilin-itois pnilmblv w ill
d.Tidp that U;.. AtMetu -Tiyi ii .',;uti.r
Katlip pluypil y.'si..,,!,,,- w . (IppiiIpiI
"no .oiil.t" ami will i. icpla.v.'il
rlib lo-niKht is lath.-r i!i"ili..'
"I havp i-a i.l I was Mirrv. mi'l wli.il imoip
ran I may'r lM,-H plaint.
.Mll.WMt KKK. May ID. TIip owiipis of
thp .Milwniil,.'.. rinnehlsp in thp Unitprl
StatPs l.vau.. bnvo wirnl 'ly fobb and
th.- bnlnnpp of tlw Di'ttoit i.-atn to huuip
thpir pri-p in loiirpM'iil .Milwaultp...
Vsiu.V(nov. .May in. Columbia Tvpo-
(Cmpmnii I'tuon tni to-iiav nl-ilit.-.l
11 ln K".rrt" "P '-'' " K
,,,I,or ""n """'
SERMON ON TY COBB CASE.
TUe llr. .1. i:. llrli.,. Want. 'r
'I'rraf uii-nl for I'lajrr.
Win n thp c.iatits ate iti town some of
tl.em Hti.-nd Hie W.-ijililnton Jleixlit
M. i:. C'.iutvli. at l.Mst utippt anil Am
Ktrnliini av.-nii... just two blocks nw.iy
from Ib-lr bonip .it Hip WaxlilnKtoii
. Inn. I .iixt nltfht Hie itcv. .). i:. ltrlcr.
who Is ii.iMlor, took for bl. test: "lie
Unit rul. tb b! own Kplrlt Is mightier
. than he that t.iketli a i;i.-ai cliy."
The Ulants me In .:ln.'lntiatl. but four
, of th. lr wlvis wci-p )ir.'s'..it to tell them
ahottt 11 on their return
"Thp sa- tlutt the ppvctuior who
ciillsPil this troulile bvtw.'n Ty I'olib
nml the team had no liatulM. Well, if
In used the ppllhel Cle.llted to t'l'il It
' were better that be hail no toii.jiie. TV
i public should demand Hint the nun.ine
i rnent protect Hip player. The men
i whom 1 kiiov In Hip bj..lull mime a:e
' manly. couraseou and tli..riitj"!i k.-ii-tlemen.
and Pnppball players .1 j...-
f.itirtp.iiiH trei.tment. a-' .p th.- min,"r
the piavnr who lenp.,1 .e . r 'hf l.ariler
i to pummel a spectator l ...v.-ver nrai
the oftnirp Iip nist.iiti.. n l..s In
: sir. iikIIi and personal .llf.n "
HOME RUN HIT BY LEGLESS BOY. '
ri.ie.i lliimirr 1. it.es
of tlie nel..
II .... ml
Hum on. May lit Vhn No. 1 Me.r..-,
wliose legs are nrtiliciiil. I.aiii;, , a Pome
run over the centre field f-i . in the bt
part of the eighth intiun; ano on. aiiue.1
Allen Fuller, who did Ills roinu,. i n- hint,
tnadpn tour of the Hacks, one eould und.-r-htand
how a player with all in- llmle .-.hi
occasionally do it
The four sackpf w made o. a i.miic
between the boys from the MiikiipIuw tu
Hospital Hcliool ct Canton und th" In-
i ilostrlnl Heh.M.I forCrinrilMl nml ll..f.,e.n,el
t-'uWen ol this oitv on hip oi.i iiuutninton
T1"' latl"r t,'"m wo"- ia lo "
Thprp wo.sn't n boy on eitlier side wlio
hasn't been or i not still in the liundi
of HUrgeons. Voting Metrns, for instance,
bus bad a double amputation. Hut you
wouldn't know it to watch him Then
there was Thomao Dolton of tho hospital
school, also with a double amputation
of thn legs, who played third base like a
Frank Dignin, who pitched for the
team from the Industrial School for
Crippled and Deformed Children, has an
artificial leg, but Frank pitched a good
game for all that.
150 PLUNGED INTO WATER,
iiancplauU lo Ship filrra '
Two Ire Uron-ned,
Scutl's, Mil) 19. One hundred and
fifty pemons wete pltinKed Into the
Sound this morning when the chains
holding a gangplank leading from the
Coleman dock to the steamship Flyer
broke, rrom the struggling, ehrleklng
mass In the water two persons wpip
brought to (thorp dead. They were
Mrs. II. Leonard and Cerl Hrudnn. 3
years old, of Seattle. More than fifty
person were rushed to Seattle hoipl
taln and others to prlvute lesldeuces.
The accident occuried while tho
steamship was taking on her usual big
load for Taconia. A crowd was jammed
on the gangplank nnd the weight '.van
more than the new chulns und tackle
could stand. They guv, wuy and Ihc
Whole sl'.pfnl slid Into the buy.
There wus grave dungpi- thnt those
In the water would be crushPd between
the. vent"-! and thn dock pIIpm, but Capt.
Coffin reverrod hie engines and backed
away within two minutes.
Pflsnengers on the Flyer threw llfo
belts Into the buy by scores. Many
floundering uhout were hit and seveiely
Injured by the heavy belts, dropped
from the height of the upper deck. Onu
man's eye was torn out. Hopes nnd
hont hooI.H were lowered and many
vcre faved In thin way. Othcro clung
lo the piles under tho dock until res
cued. Twenty-three wrre taken to the City
Hospital and an many more lo other
Many men panieuscra continued to
Tacoma on tho Flyer, which was delayed
forty-five minutes. They dried their
clothes In the engine room.
PUT OFF ANOTHER DAY
Avis l.iiiiii'H's Slayer I'rohahly
Will (io to Chair Karly
VKiirrs si.kkp i'xtil kxd
He l Afraid Death Watch Will
Have to Waken Him When
lio.siox. .May 19. Clarence V T
Ulchp.ioti has at least twenty-four bourn
longer to Ihc. The fila.er of MIfs Avis
I.lnnell will be put to death. UtlWs
comethlnif uiiforpxeen occurs, shortly
after mlilnl'tlit to-motrovv.
Jen. llrldKes, wnrden of H:p ptlson.
upon whose shoulders fall-' Hie. duty
of rarryltiR out the court'.s order. Is not
permitted by law to make publlp Hip
t enct time when an peeutln:i Is to
tnke phup. lie is allow. .1, li..ev. !. lo
j Katly on Tuesday m.irnlUK of the
week In whkh a prK-oner must nu.fer
Hip extreme pennlty ustifilly has been
the tlnip wIipii Hip senti nces V.ave been
carried out. Tin- law reads Hint the
. ecutlou shall be betu.-eu mldulxht
and sunrise, and It Is mulct stood thai
tin- joutiK VlrKlntnn will k to the chnr
' u .'r:01 ",ul
u o'clock to-tuor-1
Itlches.in Is i.-ailx n. die lb- sut I
thl! wold to Witr.lcn I'.tlib-.s this nf-'
"I'm all i.'.nlv to i. lo Hi. .hair. V.ui
need not he afraid that nnythiut: will
happen The sooner 1 die the better t
for myself and nil lonierned"
Th" condemned man sptnt tils last
Stiul.iy dtscu-itm teii;!iius topics with,
the I'.. . Herh.it S .luhnson and th ,
lie. It. W. Stehblns. Tlie Hev. I'ather,
.Muriuiy. the irls..ii i.rlest, is under-1
stoi.il to have paid a hiief visit to the!
death ell Mr. Stibbliis has had a cot
l-il pl.ued in the death ihatiiber and'
Hi. re be tnk.s occasional naps when
not talklni: with the lonilemn.d man or i
attcndlm, to his other duties In the In-'
si It. n iun.
Itohciou does not want to no to sleep'
befoie lie takes his Una! lest, lie has1
befn liuhtlnn uKalnst drowslnens ever
slntf voterdav, and nccotdlni? to In
foimatli.n which came to the outside
V.orld, he d'.d not . lofp his eyes last'
nlilht. This forenoon, howevet. he did!
do. of? for a Utile while
Tlie ptlsoncr tells those at omul hint
11.. bsiuyHi Mirth is so fnft that .
be wains to remain aw.-.I.e all the time
lie 'ippiars to ban a dread that be wl.l
be fuiind asleep when the miatds stop
nt his cell door and s.tmroon blm to ..I.
the sh.ut wall; l" t:.'- ei,.etr.i .hair
lie bud himself In iicfcc m'i'-p..ii':..i
a,! ,1,v fl" 1 l!"h" " '''
oi we I'sauns ana vii i.ii iiiio.
Kate in the afternoon
Willi., in .
Mmse of Ids touii el -irrhed nt th..
ptison and was with the conib nine.1 '
man for about tin- ht.jr. When he
left th prison, shortly after : oMod., '
Mr Mor'e declined to meke nnv state. '
ment as to how the time had l.-e'i
oicupbd. The lawyer rend to the pns.
, on-r hp ile.sp.iuh of fa re v.-. 11 sen; from
llltlu son's father, !.nd their was a r '
I port that some t t of a paper fus-,
J..tb" of :i will had ben Jiawu up
by the condemn. d man.
1 Thc:toi i In il.aed ti -niy.ht wa-- that
this paper, while not legally a will
w.i one to all Inteutr nnd put pes. s
It was .laid lo he wiltten Instruction
to Mr. Morse i.s to how (clir.ln of
ltleheion's prisonal eff. cts shoii'd hp'
dlslilbuteil. Among ulh.it. to whom)
he Is said to have ordered keepsakes
w.ie Miss Violet Kdtna nds, his last
sweetheart, and .'.lis. I.lnnell of tly..n
nls. tnother of the gill he poisoned.
Deputy Warden Allen Isltcd the con
demned man shortly before fi o'clock
and found him fairly well. Klcheso'i
arose nhoiit that hour, p.ntly dressed
himself, ate a light bieaktast and s,-.vn
most of the day on his col. About II
o'clock Dr. .Joseph f. McLinifthUr,, the
prison physician, called. He looked
Rlchofon over, asked J few Miiestlons
and repotted to Warden I'rldges that
he was In good shape.
This report I.s undoubtedly why it was
decided not to enrty out the sentence
parly to-morrow. Had Jllcheson been
found to be In n hysterical condition
and In terror of the chair the warden j
probably would have given orders for i
lils execution ns soon as possible, he-1
cause he feels that It Is better to put
un end to mental tortures of condemned
persons as speedily us the law allows.
Dr. Juhnson came out of Hip d.nth j
house about noon and said Itlcheson,
was (palte cheerful, In no fear of Hip'
end and eager to have It over with. I
AUTO WRECKED BY TROLLEY.
One Wo i. in ii Srirreli I'm nml
llrulse.l War Mlnruhi.
Mt.Moi.A. I, I., May I ! A touting
car owned nnd driven by J. I". Phillips
of S71 (!recn str-el. lirooklyn. was run
Into hv u trolley titr on the lerlehu
turnpike near this pkiee to-night, With
Mr. Phillips wvre his three slstets and'
the little daughter of one of them, audi
II. li. Ilov of UL'8 lledford n venue,
Phillips had been dihltu; in a west- ,
or'y direction, but was tinning back i
to go to ii garage for a supply of I
gasolene when Hi" car hit tit mi-1
chine The occupants of the automobile
were, all thrown out und one of the
sisters wild severely cut and bruised,
the others escaping with slight lnlurles,
The Injured woman was placed In the
automobile i f nnnther Hrooklynlto ond
taken home, where she will be treatptlj
by her brother, Dr. Cnartcs A. Phillips,
one of tho elstprs accompanied Ijt and)
the others In tho party went home by
train. No onn In (be trolley ear v.t.s
hurt. The automobile was badly
KILLED BY CONEY "DONKEY."
nim Imi 'I'liniMii I'lon. TrleU
.Mi.elilne In Sleeileehnse Pnrk.
A yotitu; man who ttled'to tide n new
amusement contrivance called "the
woodpti ilonkpy," In Stpppb'chiisp I 'ark,
Cottpy Isl.iml, last nlKht was thrown
lo Hip itoor, latidlni; on his hend. Ml
skull wan fractured and he died tu Hf
arms of a yotitiK woman to whom he
Is bollexcd to have been etlKilKed to be
The man was H.lward lleath of fib.
Kast Third street, Brooklyn, 'J4 years
old. Hp Went to t'on.-y Island latp es
lerday with Katharine Callahan of 111'
Norlh Mlllott plate, lirooklyn.
They had (linnet- at MrlKhton lleach
and then walked ..vet- to Coney Island
proper, stopping at various amusement
plncps. Thpy reached Steeplechase I'jrk
about 10 o'clock.
Heath and the yotinu woman wcte
attracted by n crowd about the new
(outrlvnnce. It comprised a wooden
llpnre of a donkey, with stationary legs
and head and a body which revolved,
Thp top of Hip body was about live feet
from Hip Moor.
Ilenlh Mali! hp was o1hk after tl,. ,
which Hip patk proprietor nilverllbH
would be paid to any one who stayed
on the wooden animal tlvp minutes.
Heath utit a Kood hold on the ma
ihbie nnd cluiiK on thrcp tnlnutes. 1'our
minutes found him still on Hip top of
Hip rpvolvltiK burrpl, but befort- tin
spcond hands of the watches bad trav
elled far on their next revolution Heath
lost his Krl. and fell heavily.
Miss Callahan spranc toward Irlni,
kneellnu on lite floor und lalslim' his
head, lb- w..s tillable to spi ak. She
Hilled out for some onp to fetch a
pi lest. , messenger was despatched
to the Church of our I.ndy of Solsu-p
and an nmbulancp was called front
Coney Island Hospital.
Father C.inavnn not to the pari: be-fot-p
Hip amliutanee. Miss Callahan held
Heath's head In her lap. Fathpr Cana
xan ailmlnlslPied Hip last rltps. As
hp was ilnishlni: Hip nnibnlnnrn sur
geon ran In and Heath was carried
out. He was dead when he rp.iched
TEN DAYS FOR CAR ROWDIES.
IHeteu rn( to Work liiiunr fur Snh.
Illeven subway rovdlps wen- sent to
the workhouse for 10 days aplete last
night by Magistrate Krotel In the men's
night coin t. one of them was Frank
Moll!, 1I yents old of 10? Mulbery street,
who says he Is a clerk In the Italian
Consulate mil mentioned this fact as a
possible mitigating circumstance. Mag
Istiate Kiotel dldnt accept It ns such.
"All the more reason why you should
be punished." he said. "You'll go along
with the rest."
All of Hip prisoners were young Ital
ians from Mulberry, Stanton nnd. Mi
su eei" i ne nrsl liatcli of sl was
might by Detectlv. s Carmlck and
.b Donald on a notthhound Uroa.hvav
.Mites.. Th group f"t on nt l'uin
KPiub street and .11.1 a lock step from
tl rear tar to the lust tar of the train.
J.i1Iiik men and w.,men sttaphangcrs
and bowling over children In their
mutch. The llrst car they turned Into
a gymnasium, skinning the eat from
the strap-, throwing around baseball
hlo'.es niiil wrestling. All the women
left the cur. hut the men stayed and at
Sev. nty-second street helped the two
.!. teethes gtab the lowdles and inarch
them to the West SlMv-elghtb street
The second batch, with w lift li Molll
w;.s caught, stirred up some etltement
at the downtown platform of the Four
teenth street station. They lluew
aioiind n suitcase , and Jostled people
until Carmlck ntul Conway of the t'eti
ttal i 'tliep got t bent
MAIL BY AIR NEXT SATURDAY.
I'lu ns MnLinu to Carry I'miel. 1'ioin
r tort. In WhrIiIiiuIoii,
livl.riMota:, M.t 1!' Plant. hae heen
wotked out for n dellviry of mull fnuu
.New York to Washington by airship
n. t Saturday morning. ltleliard
Hhade'i, who was the autoiiio'olle path-find"!-
fot a 30,00" mile tour tin.. ugh
thlrty-sl-: States, Is In charge of th.
automobile relay which will be pto
lded to lake up the m.lll If the allship
falls to make the trip.
Mr. Shudell raid to-day thul be ex
pected the autotllobllra to set new speid
records, Tlie trip to "Washington from
Jiultlmore he expects to make In foit.
minuter. To-morrow ho will go to New
York to complete arrangements
Tho innll pouch, weighing ISO po ttuls
will ne delivered Into the hands of a !
man In an automobile, who will drUc,
at the highest speed consistent with i
safety through the streets of New Yotl, '
to Hi-' place thnt will be selected for
tin ascension of the airship, Die pouch '
will be giver, tr Christmas, the ailthip
driver, who, with a wireless opelatoi '
at his side will Hurt nt once.
A dozen or mote automobiles will he !
walling nlnni; the rmte to follow th,"
alrihlp. The w Ireless operator will keep ,
stations along tho way Informed of his
Speed laws will haw- no legal stand-,
lllg because a big I'uile.l States mail
sign on the front of the car will pro-1
claim that it is on ,.n olflcinl mission
for the Department und thus exempt!
from traffic restrictions.
VALUABLE SUMMER HOME BURNS .
III-. I. ( nr.- l.uara nil.OOO l.y Xlul.t
I'lre nt ll.i i Hie, l I.
ovsii.n IIav, l I., May in Thesuminer
home of Dr. P. Carr at Itayville, three
miles from this place, was destroyed by
lire to-ulghl. There is no lire company'
in Itayville and the llremeii of Oyster Hay I
and tilen Cove Jvern called upon, but ,
although they drove as fast as their tennis
could travel by tho lime they reached thn
scene the house and Its contents were In '
The tot ul loss is estimated nt $V),IHHi. i
A defective chimney is believed to havo
cansp.1 thp IiIiizp.
Dr. Carr had been out in his automobile
with his family nnd thn house was in
charge of servants. When the physician
roaened home hi. noticed smoke coining,
from tho roof and liiseow-rrtl llitil iho.
top floor of the largo three story frnmoj
nousp was on lire.
All efforts to check the fire were futile
T. R. ASKED TAFT FOR
W ji n l ei to Lead Invasion of
Mc.ico in Event of War
With .In pun.
I'LAX.VKH "HOrnil IMDKKS'
President. However. Said There
Wasn't Slightest Danper
Ileporls wpip eireuliiled some time, ago
Mint Col. Hoospvell had nskpd Prpsidpnt
Tiifl lo appoint him had of a rpgimpnt
of rnvalry in Hie event ol nil invasion or
Mexico. This rerptpsl was said lo have
been madp by Hie Colonnl back in the
days when President Taft was mobilizing
the I'ltitpd States troops on thp Mptleatt
Sptni-of1lui.il denials of this tepori wpi-p
issued when it was llrst mad, publi.', but
a. St':; reporter learned jesteul.iy the real
stoty of this incident, which is siippos.-d
In be rp-itisililp for some of Mr. Hos.
velt's resentment against President Tuft
The Colonel, it feems, was iiitieh wi ought
up over thp Moxicati situation and op
patvtttly deemed it necessary to mobilize
a covert pteiHratioii to tiippt trouble
with .JaiKiu in MpxIco
At any rab; Mr. Hoosevelt, according
to Hip account Ivpii to Tin: HUN rpporter,
wrotp to President Taft asking that the
President make hint n -Major-tieneral of
cavalry. He added that Iip would or
ganize u troop similar to the old Hough
Killers, witli .Jim Sloan, his former secret
service guide; Cecil I.yoti of Texas, and
many of hi old favoritps in the saddle.
The Colonel, it is understood, said he
wanted to i.-ad this regiment into Mexico
in the event of any invasion being neces-t-ary
to meet Japan.
President Tuft, according to the story,
replipd to the Colonel that there wasn't
the slightest danger of trouble with
.lapan, and that anyway he couldn't
legally miikp thp Colonel a Major-General
MARINES AT POLLS IN PANAMA.
('uiiiiiilaati.il Cuuiplrlra t'laua far
llrulat. iitlon Super! lalnn.
WisiiiNrpoN, .May 19. The commis
sion appointed by President Taft to
supervise Hie elections to be held In
trm reptiirrtY1' of Panama will begin
tbtlr oik at th. slstratlon booth
in Colot. t'i-mnrr nv The commission,
wlih It ..insists or Cnlte.l States Min
ister Dodge. Col. lioethals, in phnrge
of the ran.il construction, and Col.
riieetie of the army, hnve met with
r, pre.ien;atle. t of the administration
and opposition paitles nnd agreed upon
a sih.me of procedure. It Is proposed
lo hair tho registration of voters take
place In the dllTerrtil districts succes
sively Some member or numbers of ihe com
missi ,n wih attend each registration
.ireompnnled by n small guard of sol
die!" cr marines. it s proposed that
th- c .inmlslon edj 1st promptly . ny
disputes which may arise between the
f.u tlotvibsts i tie polls. The sttper-vl-ion
will i. Is,, continue In el'lect until
the a. toil voting fir candidates has
he ,! toll tel.'
This commission was ippointeil by
l'r,-.sdtit Tntt at tb- tequesl of both
luetics in Pnnniiiii. TIip leaders of
each tearid the.', parl'ispus of the other
-., 'dil cause dlsoider at t'.ie elections
'itiltss the Culled States took u hand.
Tii, ir fear ptove.' well founded, ns a
numb- r of tints occurred In the early
days ol iegh.tr:. Hon. The Panama elep.
lions ulll tot.,, nt ... o .In).
REASONS FOR HIGH PRICES.
Iliillliiiiire (oiiimlllpp I'liula ln
Ciiiisps for liierenalnu Coata.
llAi.HMOi'.h. .May 19 "The high cost
of living is a complex problem made up
of many elements, some natural, some
artificial. For its solution n congress
should be held of all the States and Terri
tories and representatives of the Federal
(Joverntneiil. and some united action
should bo taken looking lo a remedy or
tetnedies lor the artificial cause's of
high pi h ps. which can and should bo
With this preamble Hie tepoti of the
committee appointed by tho City Wide
Congress to Investigate, thn high cost
of living will be presented lo the congress
at its meeting on Wednesday evening
Tim repojt covers fourteen typewritten
page nnd goes thoroughly into the cause
tor tli soaring prices and suggests a
number of remedie-.
Suinni irized, the report says that
pi ices have been raised for tli following
liu lea-eil s.ii,v i L'old
Price iinitrol of eichancs ami .mre...
lanft on loo.l-tiifls and oilier prodnc la,
Abuse ot i old stotatiP to help . oiner
ieiieis,.( amount of labor on farms slid
. oh-oiiienl lin iea-e III wages,
lieetease ol Hack farms and fiiiiiilnj
a 1 1 1 1 1 ml the eitv .
lix.essive pioOis h middlemen, due In
loo man) small simps and too much liutul
ling bet.een piniliiiei and coastiiiiei,
'I oo mm h put. hase on i tecllt at advanced
Inadequate iiaii-portiilinn to pioxlmate
faiililiik- illirits, especially In winter,
Hud toads and lna.leiimt repair of siimn,
Miott vvehdits and iitadeiiuale control ul
sullen and measiiies,
liise ot patent laws.
.ticliltects miiKliig no irov loinu in inodern
l,on-es for dotage of goods.
Te"ihones, tesiiltlag in ordering on
credit without bargaining for price.
Iiunlf uuacy of facilities,
Too high charges and Improper con
,1.1 i. Ill" el out . U.stnetn,
(.lowing limirlousiiPSH of Hie people,
which eliminates careful, Imsinfaailko
housekeeping and shopping
PARACHUTE JUMPER KILLED.
Cniiinaulnn Then Cats Anil) nml
Dropa ftafrt- Into Water.
Uoston', May 10. James IJarr. in yents
old, of Lynn was killed by a fall of '.'.ouo
feet from a balloon to the water at Nahant
early this evening. He intended to make
the descent by means of n parachute,
but tho device failed to open and the
youth plunged Into the water 100 yards
from shore, livery bone in his body was
The body was recovered a few minutes
later by Capt. (leorge Cole of the United
States Volunteer I.lfo Having L'orpn, who
was rowing In a boat to pick Dorr up if he
dropped Into the water.
A crowd watched Barr and (Jporgo
Bushor of Cambridge ascend to make
a double jump. The balloon carried the
two men out over the water. At a height
of 2,000 feet Barr released his parachute
and plunged downward hend first.
Bushor witnessed his companion's death
but released his parachute nnd alighted
In the water safely.
SNAKE CAR FOR BENT STREETS.
Boston Trjlnit . illenlnle.l Trullry
for Xarrnn 1'linrnnulifnrra.
IIosto.v. Mass., May 19. A "snake"
cur, a jointed coach which It Is hoped
will be able to wind Its vay through
the shnrp turning streets of downtown
I Host. in. Is being experiment. .1 with by
the Uoston elevated company In Itox
bury. .No passengers have been can led In
It. but If It proves ns successful In the
city proper as It has In lb.xbury It
will be Introduced Into tho tegular
through city lines, enabling the com
pany to run a fifty foot car where the
regular cars cannot travel.
This new cur Is provided with a joint
In thn middle, and a flexible platform
covered with a hood. When on a
straight track it appears es one un
Centre doors aic also provided nnd the
passengers will enter and leave at that
point. Two trolleys adorn the roof. The
maker's name for the device Is the ar
"APPLE KING" A SUICIDE.
Baron Van Armrnth.nl. Crosapil In
I, imp. Shoots lllmarlf In t'hlcacn.
CntCAOo,. . Mry 19. Baron Henry
Spruck von Armentbnl committed sui
cide at the Palmer House to-day. He
tired two bullets Into his head while
standing In front of the picture of Mrs.
Frances Hosenblntt, niece of the late
Nelson Morris, thn beef packer.
The Karon, who seldom used his title,
was the owner nf large ranches In
Washington and Oregon. He met Mrs.
Iloscnblatt a year ago at Los Angeles.
Slu is several yenrs younger than he.
and It Is said that ul the third meet
ing he proposed marriage.
He offered $50,000 ns an- Inducement,
and on May 18, 1911, they became en
gaged, she thinking that it was n Joke.
When shu returned to Chicago, he fol
lowed her. and then began drinking.
He was arrested several days ago after a
row with n a taxlcab driver. He left the
statement to the press telling the rea
sons for his act. lie was known as the
Oregon Apple King, and bad an Income
of about $lfi,000 u yeur.
DONALD BRIAN ROBBED.
Hnlilirra Get .Irwrlry Worth s:t,TOO
From llarlfor.l Hotel Itooin.
lUnTronn, Conn.. May in. -Donald
Brian, the aetor whose play, "The Siren,"
closed here last night, got back to bis
rooms at the Hotel Hetihlpin pnrly this
morning to find tliut all his jewelry had
been taken. A hammer and screwdriver
under his door, from which the lock hod
been taken out, showed how the robbers
Mr. Brian untitled Hie police that about
$3,700 worth of jewelry had been taken.
Among the things stolen was a set ot dia
mond and pearl studs valued at $l,oo
and three other sets lees expensive, a
gold watch und chain with Mr. Brum's
Initials on them, a gold cigarette cae.
I a diamond hoiseshoe, four sparfpins
and two gold knives.
Mr, Brian got book to his home at :'.ni
, Wefct Fifty-ninth street from Hartford
last night and said that he would report
the robbery to Police Commissioner
Dougherty to-day and ask that the pawn
shops lie watched. He said that tho work
was either an inside job or that or u gang
of tbiwves that have been following actors
around of late. When Kaymotid Hitch
cook Wis in Hartford a short while ago
his room in tne Heubiein was entered in
j the same way and a lot of jewelry taken.
Several other actors had told him of suf-
tering minor mens ana n may oe, nesays,
that an organized band U following stag.;
companies on the road.
LIFE SAVERS RESCUE THREE.
Ino Men anal si Boy Tai.ru 1'ioni
I Hnllnni nf I II..I rallinal.
AH.ANTIC Citv, N. J May 19. The
crew of the Long lleach Federal sta
tion this morning rescued two men and
a boy who were tossed Into the ocean j
utmost two miles from shore in a dan-1
gerous break, which was sweeping them 1
toward death when surfmen reached
them. They were Htesen M. Miller, his1
son S. .1. Miller, und I-!. .1. Itnlley.
The trio had been In the cat boat I
Ollva. The older men were teaching '
the boy how to handle Mm craft. He j
was at the helm, when u sudden gusl
struck the craft. Ik-fore the men could
jcrub the steering gear young Miller .
bud shoved It the wrong wuy. The I
catboiit was capsized and the crew went 1
under. I'nuble lo swim, the boy came
up and went down again before bis
companions, caught under the sail, could I
get blm. They at last brought him to j
the surface, placed him on lop of thn ,
upturned bout and signalled to people'
on shore for help. I
The Federal lookout sighted litem and '
summoned the crew with nil speed. '
The guards fought their way through'
the surf, while anxious crowds on shore
watched them. Cllnglncr to the calhoat,
the two men were olmost exhausted
before Hip surfmen reached them, The
boy was unconscious, but wns revived
SAYS TAFTOF T. R.
President Kxpects Ktio.sc
velt to Holt if He I.s
PARALLELS LOUIS XIV.
Colonel tho Only Other Man
in History lo Say: "The
State, I Am It."
TAFT IM'KNS LAST TtltTIHiE
Open llrcak in Party Sure if the
President Is Iteiiominatoil
Cim innaii, May 10 President I t!t
to-night issued n statement nrousin ;
Theodore lloosev.-lt of being n trait
to hii party unci of having forfeited hit
right to stand us a candidate in a Kepitl
'Nip Taft statement plainly shows that
the President believes Koos.-velt. is goin.-t
to bolt in the event or his (Tuft'st nomina
tion at Chicago.
He characterizes Koosevelt's course m
one or "rule or ruin," and elpol.ires that
bis statement last night in Cleveland thnr.
he is the Itepublicun party llticl-.no parallel
in history savp in tho wordi or Louis XIV.,
"'1 he State, 1 am It " The issuing of thi
statement, it is believed, remo.s the last
hope that IIoospvpIi will ypd in tlie event
of Tart's nomination llpro is the Taft
"On Thursday last I gave a stntpm.-nr,
to the press in which I said that with 5?J
Taft delegates then elected to the con
vention and with tho iniriiedjnti! prospect
of the election of enottglt to exeped thn
npepssnry 5t(l the success of the catiso of
constitutional government seemed as
sured. The delegates elected since that
timp have conllrmed this conclusion
"Mr. KoosovpIi'h sK-cch at Cleveland
shows him in such n light that. Hip ..nr.
tainty or his dereat for thn Jfcpublieai
nomination must be a source of ptofivind
congratulation to all patriotic cituens
who can now seo tho utter wreck thai lu
would havp made of the party if nomi
nated and the great danger to which th;
country would havo Imm-ii exposed bad
th.-ro been uny chance of his election t.i a
"Mr. Itoo-eveit says, thit he is the Jbi
publican party und that if th" Kepublii. i-i
national committee, in passing on th?
credentials of delegatus for tho prelimi
nary roll in the convention, shall hold
to bp unfounded his muny flimsy contests
Iip will decline to abide by the judgment
er those having authority The infer
ence from this is tint hn will bolt t j i
convention because u duly constitute.!
Hepubheun national committed shall,
after a judicial investigation, refuse, to
seal his contesting delegates If his edn-t
is to li.- heeded, thon the holding of a'tv
convention at all is perfunctory a-id
"The ntrog.inre of his statement that
he is the liepublicuu parly, unci thatfailuio
lo comply with his views and wi-ltos put.-j
thoe doing so in th altitude ol bolters
tlnds no parallel in history sive in lha
famous words of Louis XIV , The Slate,
I am It ' It is on u fi.tr vtith his declara
tion that i typify and embody' the pin-'
gres-ivo sentiment of the age.
"With clearly traceable premeditation
he projected contests without the slightest
reason therefor in many cases verm
after the regular convention had been
held, merely to make a basi for u on n
palgn of bluff and bluster. Vow In
threatens (hat unless thi campaign thus
cutried on is to be rt-cognk'ed as success,
fit! and utiles;!! ho!:""t!y elected -.'.elegat--'
shall be thrown out in suftlcieiit uumbprs
to give him a maturity he will break from
the party and try lo ruin that which hi
"1 aps'al to all Keptiblicuns to sav
whether a man who assume this attitude
does not lorfeit his claim to any rifiht
to become a candidate lu n Hepublic.it'.
convention Honored with tho nomina
tion to the Ptesidency by that party, and
wilh the most sacred obligations renting
UHn him to be loyal to its organization,
to respect the rules governing itc national
convention and to recognize tho uttthoriiy
of the committees duly appointed tinder
its traditional policy, ho flouts in advance
the decision of all them and announces
that unless he is to be nominated the
interest of the party nnd the interest
of its members uro to be (.aerified and
only bis selfish ambition is to lu con
sulted. "It cannot be that Republicans will
countenance such a broach of p.i-iv
realty, such treason to tho party's prop
erly constituted Government, such de
fiance of the will or its majority
"Mr Koosovelt reiterates the unfounded
statement that I held conference with
him. or in the Cabinet, concerning tho
treatment of tlie steel trust nnd o! tlij
harvester t fits'.
"So clearly have 1 made the proof hit
tilese .in-Minus were completely ihpo'od
of while I vas out of thn country i"nl
that tbcreloro I could have hud no p. rt
In anv conference on the subject Ih.i I
di not think it necessary to refer toVi'i
matter ugaiti. Mr. l!oo-evet' st de
ments in thi regard arc mere u-scrticu
without tpferetico to record or con
temporary memorandum. Mine ''re
based on both.
"Mr. Koosovelt says that Mr. Dun
Manna's indictment for rebate was ror
a mere technical violation or the law Und
involved no moral delinquency. Th fart
is that tho dlseoiitlnuani o of Hip criminal
prosecution of Mr. Ilatuiu personally was
part or a settlement in which tint com.
panies represented by Mr. Iluiuin paid
$113,0(1(1 of lines This would i in to
o!ieecd u mere technical violation of the
"Mr. Koosovelt has not seen lit i answer
Hip question whether if w l iiotnlntd