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THE WEATHER fOP.nCAST.
Unsettled end cooler to-day and to-morrow;
moderate variable winds.
Detailed weather reports will be found on page 17.
VOL. LXXIX. NO. 265.
NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 1912. Cnvvmhl, I12. hv Ihr .Sim I'rmlwa ami I'ublMUo ,1or.7ilivi.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
I'p.Miili1 Trust Compiiny Shvn
(iovcrniiiont lfns No Such
lnnpvrlt Hcjjau It nutl
lit'iuocr.its Arc Tnkitiir
l'p the fry.
tli' t'r.-t downright refusal on the part
a New ork State hanking institution
w heed the request or Hcpresotitutive
Puji .'iiairmnn of tli Committee on
II.wmiu .Hid t'urrotioy or th Ilou. of
Representatives, for infonnatioti coneern
ine n business has been mndoby Robert
L. I'ryr president or t ! Fidelity Trust
Company o! HufTalo, backed up by Frank
tin P l.o."k", vice-president of the intl
tuiion. nnd th"ir associates in its manage-
President Fryer has sent n letter to
representative 1'iijo in which hi- declines
so t ir it itli information concerning the
aair of hi itint It nt ioti and in addition
Mr Fryer, as an old time Democrat. ;
t!.r nivasion to litter n iiiinilicr of sharp
remark- on the policy of th" Democratic
llnu,.. ol Keprcscntatives in precipl-'
t6ti:iK an inquiry of thin oharactet. Mr
Jryer is a brother-in-law of the late
P.iuel Mannini:, who was President
I'leNclnnd s Secretary or the Treasury
in the Mrsl Cleveland Admiulsttatioii.
und Mr Locke was associated with the
liemoctat.s of the western pan or New
York State in lirinitu about tin iioml
nation ol (trover Clcvel.mil turlioxcrnor,
and eventually for President.
1 h" let te.- of President i" rj er, supported
by Mr Locke and their aso,,i.iten, is a
do-uineiit or protest on the part of Demo
iratsagamst th policy of tlie Ucinocratie
Hons.- ot lteprescut.it ives Mr. Fryer
is-umes that Ilepresctitntive Pujo's com
mittee bus mi authority Tor "the out -raeoas
and unconstitutional power to
uiquire into tho business relations or th
citizens or the several States with th"
hankmc institutions created by tliu-e
states " Mr. I'rycr in the closing para
graph or his lttei- in Mr Pujo sav
And as a D.-mocra who hoes to vole
t'-r a Democratic President next autumn
and as on official or a St r bankma insti
tution I consider it my duty u direct
your attention and thoatiution of similar
institutions and the millions with whom
ihey transact business to tic scope and
destructive consequences of vour pro
posed inquiry "
President 1 'ryer also ut t ers a lew il r.it i"
comments on the ii" nai lonali-ni of
Theodore Itoos-'Velt n'i.1 ebi.idats the
Inconsistency ol licmoerj'.' in .ii'emptin '
to follow Hoosevelt and the general na
tional policy of the U'-pu.ilior.n partv m 1
its efforts to further foster Federal pater-1
Here follows Mr. 1'ryer's letter: '
Hon A. P. Pujo. Chi.lrman of the Com- ,
in 1 1 Ui. on liankliiK and Cuii.-ucy, 1
House of IteptesentatiM'?, Wuihlnic- '
, ion, f. C.
S. The Fidelity Tiust I'ompanv of
B iffalo, of which 1 am president, Is in u-
i' it of a communication fiom yow it
i k stltiK certain liifoimatlou In cuunec
t. o with the pendlni? I'onKie.sluiml in
uHiciitlon of the su-ralli-d "inoiie
u ask, amoriB other thins;, that this
- cm. Kle oti lufiitmatlon conceiii
uc ii.io-iictliins between It nnd Its itn
i -"is and that the lel.itlon of hull-
Ij.iN and others with the cotnpun be
.a 1 Line for your linpectlon. I iuut
J. n.. to supply this Infotmatloii. m .die
1 n t rtcui;nl7 your Hiithnrltj to ask
( r deinaml It
Tin- .barter of this company was ob-
i 1 ttom the State of New VmU nod
t. 1.,1'lR'tll,- bl.S of the State plevcllbe
t I dies We llllle notllillK to conceal
.. 1 Hie Suite ilauklllk' Deplll tlllellt KllOWS
vm.iiiiuiu ...... ...it. ...... i. a i
and lime nxalu upon our clean
It ti v condition. We do a general
& and lrut company business, re-l-i..iHits
from Itidh Iduals and cor
"S and loan money to those uhoin
sup. i wortlo anil levpoiislble We
.-.nil eeciile public and prlwitc
.i t as guaidlau, eM-cutot and ad
Ht"i. and In all of Muse inntteis
' i Inviolate our fiduciary lelatlon
ui p.itions lu the same way that
nie lequlred to euaid the ke
f ttnlr clients. Wrie we to do
we would have little bll.llllll
j I, eteli If we weie worths
i . ..miry admlnlsteied by polltl
- .ml of mat political pilltbH It
ii-kiio; too much lu a I'lesldeu-1
: Unit only ordeily and well con-
l li-Kisl.itlvii action bo taken, nut
I" mocnit. I iniiivel Hint a Demo-;
House of Itepteseiitatlves should ;
la. I.Iuk In political siiKaelty an to
tie pollij of thu ItvpilblUau !
f. an enlargement and concen-
. ..' Washington of the Federal 1
.il- ItooseW'lt may lie the iiom-
I fit 1 1 . If that shall be the
i i. 'iits may attack him u
they will. They may nay that
lint p.- piotected Ills ciiipoiate (
..ml punished his corporntu ene- ,
in. mm point out that he never
I tin- wa. for tuiiff leductlon, and
i i". tlon for a thin! term would
ic. clients "f me pasi , uiu uu i
nun Inslgnlllcance compurea
' .n. meat
Issue, which would
l".'i..tei him and his party und
w 1, . ! nil Democrats could huvo
Mini"!., tho murpatlon by the
,r .1,.. noweis con. i
.11 M-ted Hi Hid lespecllve
1 ui- concentration of that I
nationalism of Theodora ,
.V?STX n Vesuu 'Z !
' l-cmoeialle su for tho
, inunv te.ns and In the clue-
i n ie c ovei i m s In .11 of '
' S 's What tenors w li
si heme of new ruUlonallsin ,
' '" ' I'i''if l " i-"un.
'no m i v Congressmen who ,
' on Hint issua Justify II all
g to give to one of their
ti.e oiitiiigciiiis and uticonsll-'
to itnulie into the. bui-i
ja ui .pe cuiaEi-ns 01 ine scv-i
.1 i. th the banking Institutions
's m lias th light to comrl
."titutlons to dlbdote relation!
QUE BANK WIL
ANSWER PUJO QUESTIONS
! Mlnnr,,.,,J '"'V "drr such olicuin-'
I .... mmo power now exercised.
I . , n" f'ntns remains which ran
, .. ut- ll.lfCIl
from thi'in by tin- nut of
im . ,,,"",r''." ha Ih.. power to Inoulte
nto . relation, of .Stat- bank .
.... .-u.iu.nny with Its patron It ha I
'" I":t to Inva.l.. the stnt.". Hint 1
imnpH disclosure of private ttatis.ictlnn
larrln ,)tl by ttttT.-uH wholly within u
smcrcl,, State. Vi ,nor,, ,
Democratic Iteprcriitntlvc... struggled
nsiilnst a proposed constitutional iini.liil.
I" I'reseiiteii liy n ltepiibllc.111 fnlt.di
i ill , 5onH,or "in I recognised the posl- i
I "' "f Federal Interference In the rice- ,
, tlon of fnlted Stnt..!. Senutms In the
several States, nnd liavliu: lerentlv fiilleti
I ":u'u from that Intrenched position thev 1
. now forever silence the voire from Osa
1 wntomle by proclaiming that Federal
I power can supersede State antlioilty een
In purely domestic affairs.
, In mi sense of tin. term Is this rompnnv
national Hanking Institution. The ne- '
tlvltles of iiatloniil bank nie icguhitcd
by national law. but trust cnfuniiiles and
State hank are .inly subject to examlna
tlon and regulation by the Legislature
of the sovereign States who created them: i
and as n Democrat who hopes to vote for,
... ...... ...... rii nmrm next auiiimu. unci
us an otllclnl of a State bankltiR Itntltu
tlon, I ronslder It mv duty to illnct our
attention mid the iittentlun of similar
Institution and the millions with whom
they transact busbies to the scope and
destructive ri!ieitipiH es of jour praiposcd
ItoBKHT I.. FliVKR.
'I'll. i reply of Uepreseiitative I'njo to
President l'ryer'n remark "I nui-t deollno
to mipply this information or eln. I must
j roooRniz.' your authorllv to ask for or
i or ilemuntl IC will fin..- In. nu'utiu.1 u-l.li
th keenest interest by New Vork State
SCHMITTBERQER'S NEW JOB.
'K.iuiur i mi i iiiirr I iisieeli.r Will
I I'.illeel Orreliiet llelnriis.
The w i-irrtj iirouud I'oIIcm lle.'ul-
marter heard a report last ninlit that
("ominissiuner Wnlilo has planned M,im
thini; new In the way of duty for Chief
Inspector Vehmi'tberi'er II i liothllij;
less than the duty of arrompntiyitii; on
its rounds the ii'ornint; returns collection
automobile which will be(;iu doinu s.-rvicv
at Mil oVInc'. to-day The report that
this duly would devolve upon the chief
inspector could not In. verltN-d. but those
who claim to lie in the know a-Mirrd
inmiiror that 'he hunch was rlc.ht
In the polio parad" last Saturday th"-e
was noticed a saialtniltomohite. piinted
Kreen and in general construction not
unlike some automobile delivery vehicles
There is a seat for two in front and the rest
is a covered part Kvery one who noticed
if wondered wtiat the thiiu; was for It
was lear I last. uiKht Hint this car is to
mak.; the tour or nil the stations m Man- ,
hatian nod The Hronx daily liernf(er to I
collect the station returns tiiat'uolo lload-i
quarters every day. I'nder the old -ys-1
tem the returns are taken to district head
quarters and from there to Polite Head
quarters. The automobile will leave 3ni Mul
berry street i.t U..'io o'ol.trdi ecrv luornlne.
will liit the Metier street stti,,n (,rst and I
from there clean mi tlie rest of ibe town i
Whether this little ina.hine ihii nuke t " rl''t was r.iuh with his ,ar. M.
the triji of all the station hininn and Ret j l.aunlilln lifud down the Intl.. Kil. who
baclt in plenty of time to pet n decent I was hvsterlcal. and pin li.-r on ih- s.
niitlit s rest pii7.7lcil Mime auto sharps, j net her niothei. Mr Knapp was n
but tint's what Police Headquarters said ' conscious nnd Mirferlm? fnnu beuioi -wns
Koini; to l.e lux-omplishetl I rhates.
.fust why Chief Inspector Schlnitt bert;er M"l niiKhlln yelled to Wilubt to dr.vi
should be aHsiuned to such n task, if it is fast as possible f,,r the Nlnely-Ktr.
true that he has been, is anotiier matter street entrance to the park He mo'iut.-d
tint the days will solve He -vill have and rode ahead of the car, blowlm: his
to ct up at 6 A M , and tl he mi. ;.s to the whistle and keeping the way clear. The
front end of that oolle. tion i-ar he won't ,
et home much before one ila
to look like another
PLAZA HOTEL LOST $73,000.
Ilnrlenilcr Admit Mei.llnu I'mir
Hiillle of Clin fit limine.
Hotijdiiiili V. .lohnsoii, a bolls" d.-lec- .
, live at the Plaza Hotel, I old Magistrate i
Murphy in tho uiKht court last niht that '
'the hotel had lost 17.1.001 worth of wines '
and cinars by then in th" past year. '
.lohnsoii testified against Joseph Frank. I
a birtender, and John Lawless, a Kir-I
ai:eiiiaii. Johnson wild Frank had Is'en !
woikitiK in the hotel for lliteo month-.
On six occasions, lie sibl. he hid seen
Frank give Lawless bundles to tako out
At 2:.ti o'clock yesterday afternoon I
Johnson followed Lawless ton tailor shop I
an Sixth avenue. Lawless left a bundlo I
in the shop and returned lo the hotel. I
After lawless and Frank hud quit work
last night lhy went together to the,
tailor rihop, .lohnsoii says, while he was .
following them, nnd got the bundle and'
then to a saloon at Fifty-seventh btr.vjt I
and Third avenue, Tho bundle contained I
four bottles of rhampagnn with towels
I .earing tho tiaum of tho Plazi.
I'rank pleadetl guilty. Magistrate
Murphy held both men In f.Vm liil for
HER MARRIAGE MERCENARY.
till she Can't Hove It Annulled He
i'U line lliiilitiuil l-'oole.l Her.
Supietno Court Justice fluff illsmissed
yesterday two matrimonial rases and ex
pressed hi opinion of the evidence in
suport of the plaint ifTs, Ono action was
biought by a woman to annul her mar
riage on th ground that hor hitsband
.Umlenil bnr bv Hnviniz that ut tho timn
' h married her h wa employed and in
receipt of a salary of a week. Thni
najntltT said her husband hail no Job and
". . ai I .1 ..au - mn..i . .
. , 0pj ilecontion was sufficient I
basis for annulment.
-.Vnfossedlv tho nlalntlff enternd Into I
marital relation for a mercenary pur
- cnld i ho court. "That taints hor
estimony on that subject nnd without
corroboratloti it la not entitled to full
,n.mslnff the comnlalnt in the ill.
vorco Hi,,, of Hirshman against Hlrshtnan ,
JuMlcd I off sam inai twi ' " .no ,
tostll 0(1 lo sort ing nie . oiiuiiuiiii i iiiiiu
not it-ad or aiienlt English, and yet counsel
for the Plaintiff got Rim to testify that ho
T'L'" C,?X1 1 vorce' i 0
" Yn" o cm ot nn Kast Hide phyniclan
wh'OH0 w feHuedforMparatlon Justico (loff
KrnntPd a decree, but said that one causo
Jj trouble between tho husband and wife
wa8 tno wife's sympathy with tho eldest
pon-whose presehcM provokeci tl.o fflthor, I
-i-hrt court tureui.ni tiint aoiiiuu n. --o ,
a week De paid, oecausn wnerti a iiurnen
u tn hA nssnmerl thn man must urasn
thn stroke oar. and a husband must pro
vide for hi wife's maintenance."
ON PARKBRIDLE PATH
Vift tf Wiilltit't' Pcivy Kutipii;
Thrown From II or Horse,
Wh ioh Foil on Hoc.
hAHMITKH ItOUK WITH IIKH'T" "".nniMhU "'""''"k'" ro'
Little (iirl Fflintotl Kositlo Hoi
Mother's Hotly in Auto
Itiiee to Hospitlil.
Mis. ('uridine Knnpp, the wife of Wal
lace Percy Knnpp. n lawyer of fiS ICast
Fifty-fourth stlect. was
her hor.-e und killed on
thrown from j
ilk yesterday. Mrs. Knnpp s
Uvel-year. old daughter. Kmma. who
had been ililliu; with her mother, was pul
Into an automobile with Mrs. Knapp
and all speed was nuule fur :i hospital.
Hut Mis. Knapp. who had been crushed
I 1 .cm nth her horse, died In the arm of
I her.d.iim-liter befeii" anything could be
! done for her.
I loth Mr. and Mrs. Knnpp were in
' Ihiislastlc illicit- ami they tntittlit their
children. Mary nnd Kinma, their love
I for horsemanship. . Ml.. Knapp and
J Kmm.i went to the Fifth Avenue ItldliiB
Acltdctny, nt I'lfty-tilnth street and Mad
ison avenue, where they have their
horses, yesterdav afternoon, and there
l ICmma mounted a small bay und Mrs.
Knapp tool; out lor favorite chestnut
They lode slowlv north ulunK the
west bridle path 111 the pall: until they
Hot opposite Ninety-full! Ill street. There
Mrs. Kunpp's mount suddenly stumblod
and went to Its knees. Mrs. Knapp
tiled to hold Its head lip, but as kIic
leaned ful'wniil the saddlehotti tinappe.l
off and the rider was helpless. Ah the
horse fell Mrs Knapp nttiiup'ed to
Jump off. but. slipped instead beiiealli
the animal. The horse fell on her
h.ally. irushlni; her ft tun her neck to
When the little jtlrl. who was just
behind her mother, realized whai hail
happened, she sen omed and Htriuii her
horse and went irnltoplnir down the
path for help. Some distance nwny
Mounted I'olh etuau Mel.iiue.hlln of the
patk squad had seen what ha 1 hap-
I'-neu nun ne was spuinnit mwaru uiu
'nl'" d woman.
T,' l'M'" c reams stopped William
WMitht. chaulTeiir for Kdward A. Mor-
"' Automobile I'lub of Atner-
lea, who was drlvlni; Mr. Morgan's
car He and Norman Maul of
124 Hroadway ran across the drive and'
attempted to frt e Mrs. Knapp. Wl'h'
the pollcemnntliey litmlly managed to I
horse off the rider's bodv and
y carried .Mrs Knapp to ,i. ,-e
little ulrl took her mother's mad In
her lap. Before th.-y came to Ninety,
sixth street, however, she fainted.
Mcl.niiKhlln called over Ills siooiblcr
to Wrlitht to follow hltu nnd at Cen
tral Park West he turned north on iie
Kallop. loaded for the I'ed i'ros II m
pltnl nt lOtith street, with a crowd of
autoniobll. s tollowlim the inr mid the
At the hospital Or M .1. Muiikltlrlcl:
and Dr. Mennln r evnmlnid Mrs. Knapp
and sain that she had died In th: mi-
cl.lne Six litis had lien crushed
there were Internal Injuries In addition
Mr Knnpp, who was nt his utile., at
'J Itet .ii' street, was sent for and he
took Kminii awav Coroner Ili-ltz-unii'ei-
nine pel mission f.- the tttiioval
of Mis inapps body to her homi . Mis
Knapp's burs" whlcli hml not been badly
hurt and the Klrl's mount were taken
by one of tiie mountid polu to tin
s!iee fi id lu central I'aik. and liter
back to the fading iir.nletii'. .
Mrs Kip pp vim the ! mttliter of
Charles A. Miller of IV. West Thlrty--eicnth
Mreet Mr. Miller Is nmv nt
Snillhtowii, I. and has b.cn sent for
She was Cnrid'ne nunenn Mil'i-r lef- le
her narrlaitc hlch took ..laei in fiiiu '
cliv In 1.I, With her .wo children, !
Mnrv Kllziibelh Knapp. 1.1 vents old. nnd '
ICmtiia Whitman Knapp, K won her cus- i
torn to ride in Ih.. park nearly ,.x ,.ry 1
afternoon nnd the mounted policemen !
used lo wntch for Hie fit.. r ..- ,
, "a IS."'.
Mr. Ivnr.tiii u-iis i.riolie.ti.al v..i..
In lliNti and studied law at c,.l..mi.tr. 1
! He waH a member of Skull and Hones
and I'sl rpsllnu nt college nnd Is ai
laimnltatr a.f llwa I .. I .'..pull f...l.
'" ...r.,. v ..I. a, t!
Itacquet nnd Teiinla nnd the Hiding
(.'lub, Ho luiH travelled extensively in !
Kurope and Africa.
PRIEST WOULDN'T TAKE OATH.
Itefuseil In Stt.'Hr mi KIiik .Inniea
trrslon of the Hlhle,
In tho trial of u contested will caso
(',or" ',r""" 'ri austico tiroon-
'" yestenlay sovernl witnesses, one
of them a priest, who brought tho suit,
reniMHi 10 swear 10 ineir testimony on
I " 'nmoM version of the llible. The
I""" was brought by tho Hov. Father
1 Tobias rurronkopf, conneoled wllh St
1 '',H'Ph'K '"''"'"J- In Hrooklyn, to set
-id,' tho w, of hi .-theirs Ju.i. ,
- - - " , ro(,, ' ' ' - " 1
. - as- ... .........,..-
! ters, Sirs. Kathermo Singler and Mrs.
;Ki,abe.l, HolTman mid gave (vn to!
! a"oiher Mr"' MrKrot Kelly.
1 Tim only provision Mrs. Farrenkopf ,
! mado for her son wa to request him to
I say twenty-six masses for tho peace of I
1 her soul, lor which ho was to receive
th usual rompenniitlnti Father Fnrren-
kopr linaiiy mauo anirmaiion tn tell tno
Crnalnf rrytl pebble ryrtltwt. ihf reol klnrl
thut never mint, at Spenccr't. 7 Maiden Lane.
JUMPS FROM HER WINDOW.
I. e.l roll nnrlier's XVI.lntv Badly Hurt
Chllil' CnttuliliiK I irl Her.
Washington', May SI. Mm. l,eopoldine
Harbor, widow of laodrolt. Harder and
(laughlcr-in-law of tlie late) I.. Harbor
tho asphalt man. threw herself from the
second storv window of the Barber home
I here to-dav and was seriously Injured.
Mie has hveti ill for more than n month
suffering from a nervous breakdown.
Her eight-year-old daughter also lias
coiikIi violently. Thin frightened her
and when the coiikIiIiik fit was over
she m-r ca nicd. Air.. Harbor, slltlnn
in an armchair, heard tho screams and
became exivediiiKly nervotl. Tho nurso
left the room for a minute and as soon
as sho did so Mrs. Harlmr, clad In a nlhl
Kowu, ran to tho window and throw herself
sho a n.igpole jutllni? from tho
door below and this broke tho force, of her
fall. She lauded on the balcony and then
fell to the ground, tirioeli feet Her con
dition is serious, as internal injuries are
OEORGIE O'RAMEY TO WED?
II rendu ii Hear Tlmt Mir I
Mnrrj Itolirrl (Irlfllii.
A report circulated among the supper
uuwds and other Hroiidway folk last
tiiKht that Miss (JcorKlo O'ltatney, who
pl.iy.nl Kil MeXair duriiiK the loan run
of ".Seven Days" at the Astor Theatre,
is to many Robert (iiillln, a wall paper
importer nnd manufacturer, with otllu-s
ut 12.1 Fifth HVeiiue .Mr (Irifllll livesiit tlie
Mis (i It a nicy was reported last ntuht
to have told it caller nt her apartments
at !!lF.a-t I-Ifly m. vein h street, the Studio
'J'f '' ,Mr. V,1". m"'. a
oi iiii-uii iu'uiij win minor 1. 1
(irectiwioh, and that the umrriaif.ii will be
performed there The story also had it
that Miss O'Huuiny had said that she und
the new husband next 'luesday will sail
i for F.uros' for a honeymoon of two luouths
FELL FROM MAURETANIA.
Mrernitr I'nanritKer Mtpn
snll. I.IUrl) lo lllr.
A blK crowd on hand for the late sail
ing of the Muuretanla at I o'clock this
inomlnK xaw the rrscue of a steeruKo
passetiKer who fell lieadlonK Into the
river from the steernKe deck.
The man was .toseph Grlttln, a New
ark truckman, and he had hardly none
,, ,ne MeeruKe KOnKplunk when he
iM iialantn over the side. lie
pols-d there for a moment while women
KCreumed and then plunxcd headfore-
lnofl. There was the blRRest sort of
excitement Hinon the first cnbln pan
seiiKiTH and their friends who had comn
to see them off. Griffin landed thirty-
' live feet below, almost directly under the
I first cabin K'nnspl.nnk, on one of the
I The rails were crowded as Al Taliner,
a rlcKer. was lowt-red down the side and
aboard the fender. He hitched the rope
to the unci tscIous form of Grlttln and
I the truckman wan pulled up to the deck
' while the first cabin pnssengera cheered
I the rlt-'K.-r. Griffin was taken to at.
Vincent' Hospital Hiifferlnit from a
fractured skull He Is not likely to re
SHOT IN BOYS' FIGHT.
Mnc-Vrnr-Old Nrrluudy Hurl Whllr
lioliiK to Help n Friend.
A nine-year-old boy, Beniamln Fisher,
was shot in the breast on tho tep of hi
home nt s? Sullivan utreet, Hrooklyn. last
nicht by a stray bullet thought to have
been tired by a seventeen-year-old Italian
who will. haviiiK u fluid with another
youth in front of iho house. Fisher is
in th liiiR Island College. Hospital and
is likely to die The, neighborhood is
fairly well divided between Irish nnd Itul
lau families. Tho jiolico rescrvos of tho
Hamilton avenue and the Hut ler street
stations wero called out to quiet tho race
feeling which develoaed a a result of
Joseph Kano.i; year old, of l?H Sullivan
:htrent, i tho boy for whom the policn
urn looking a the 'rsoti who tlid tho
At 0::iu o'clock lust night Sano and
' Sicken met in front of 83 Sullivan street
and after u few words started a fight.
Kisher.who wan a friend of Sicken, watched
1 the llfdit from tho ntop whom ho wa
. sitting with his mother Sicken wan
getting tint better of tho fight when, it
. ano drew o revolver Usher
hnw KU" m,1' cll'K t hit mother
,lint ,,H waM Koi,, n,,,P SloUen. jumped
B"(1 "nrlod down tho Hteps. At that
moment Sunn, acoordlng to witnesses,
flml ,wo ,ho,M' Ono bullet Btnick Fisher
in me ieit iireasi and no leu imcK on inn
Tho other bullet went wild. Tun
police beliuvo that both bullet h were In
tended for Sioken.
Sano ran, with Sicken leading the chase
after him, nnd outdis aucod the crowd be-
revolver waa found on tho
l.rnrneil He Couldn't (irailunle a 11. 1
Louis Faupel, 12 years old. of 1322A
Fulton street, Hrooklyn, committed sui
cide last night hy drinking Insect poison
because bis teacher In Public School OS
ut New York avenue and Herkimer
street told him yesterduy that he would 1
he unable to graduate with his cIik-ih
Thn l,..'a. fntlioa- la. ni.nrlnu .'ao.w.l
n barber, who has 0 shop nt Nostra nil
nvenue and Herkimer afreet. Two of!
, Krn(IlB,pd ,, , . 1
j school at the age of 12 and It was thn
ambition of Louis to equal their record. !
He hnd been studying unusually nnrd ;
for nboiil six weeks but when hi I
for ntmul six weeks, but whin his
teachor told him yesterday he had fulled '
he went homo nnd to his room.
The boy's mother called him for sup- ;
per about i o'clock, but ho Bald ho didn't
want nnythlng. About 11:30 o'clock hit
father heard him grcanlnK and ran to
his room. The boy was then semi
conscious. Dr. Thnrne of 2 Macon
street was called. While the physician
w&a working over him Louis died.
ROOSEVELT WINS A MAJORITY OF THE 01
DELEGATES; TAPT MAY HAVE TEN OR TWELVE
WOULD OUST GEN. WOOD
His F.iioiuies StUeo.o in Kli:i
hifity Clniisc. Hoping; t"
Sot Him Down.
Kit! FKiHT IS KXIM'.CTF.I)
I'roposoil 10 Your Tost at Low
Hank WHiil.l Htivo F.liini
nntoil Fninoiis (ionortils.
Wasiiikoton. May 21. Opponents of
Major-Gen. Leonard Wood are making
u limit attempt to ililve him next year
from his pr.setil office as Chief of Staff
of the Army by means of a Joker In
serted In the conference report on the
army bill whlcli makes Gen. Wood In
eligible to hold thai assignment utter
The amendment to the report, pre
sented ut the eleventh hour bv ltepre.
seiiinthe Hay. say. that after March -I.
I!(1S, no ofllcer shall be eligible for the
post of Chief of SlatT or shall be per
mitted to serve it Chief of Stuff who
ha. not served tell years lu the line of
the army with rank below that of Hrlg-ndler-Genernl.
The tneasure Is cleverly drawn to fit
(ien. wood s case and lucre is no uouni
In the minds of those who have learned
of the Joker that It was aimed lit no
Representative Huy, who Introduced
the amendment, lias been fighting (len.
Wood ever since Hay became chairman
of the Ifr.use Committee on Military Af
fairs when the Democrats came Into
power last year. He made (Jen. Aln
worth, who wail recently dismissed us
Adliitant-C.enrriil of the urniy by Secre- j slastlc hunter anil who died at Morsemere.
tary Stlmson, his adviser on military X. J , lust Saturday, it was ordered thai
affairs. Oen. Alnsworth represented the hi nhe be strewn upon the Hackensack
opposlte of Oen. Wood's views upon j River, along tho banks of which he used .
practically every question of policy, to flh as u lad. Hutton. who was sepa
mnliagement nnd orgnntKntlon, Oen. rated from his wife nine montln before
Alnsworth. who upon his dismissal up- his death, went to live with hi boyhood
tilled for und received retirement from friend, John !., Kayes. ,
active service, has remained In the city,
und It has been underMood that he kept
In close touch with matters pertaining
lo proposed nrmy legislation.
The shaft at Wood In the conference
report would have made Ineligible to the
otllce of Chief of Stnff of the Army a
host of the most famous soldiers the
Culled States has ever had. The list
Include (Seorge Washington. Henry
Knox, Wintleld Scott, (leorge 11. McClel.
Inn and Phil Sheridan. (Jen. i . h.
C.rant would have been bnrety eligible j
under the proposed law. No volunteer ,
ottlct r who mlKht prove ins greatness s
a soldier In time of war would ever
eligible for the office of Chief of Stuff
under this measure. It also eliminates
all olllcers of the FJnglneer Corps, such
ns Col. (ioethuls, und ull ottlcers of the
ordnance department, as these oltlcer
are not In the line of the army.
That there win ue u u .-uk ..'- (
n tremendous ngni
when the report reaches the House anu
Senate Is already certain. It Is now
expected that the report will be pre- I
sentrd on Friday, though last Saturday I
the chief provisions of the report were .
announced with the statement that the
report would go In on Monday.
Representative Prince. It Is
stood, has refused to sign me couui-.
ence report and promises to
Unlit on the Joker, which he
as personal legislation. !
In the Senate Messrs. Lodge and Root ,
are reported ns preparing to fight the,
conference report. Insurgent Senators
are Inclined to see In It un attack on i
Theodore Roosevelt, whose friend (Sen.
Wood Is, and whose military service
began with Urn. Wood In the Spanish
American wur. (Sen. Wood, who was
nn army surgeon nnd not In the line
of the nrmy, gained the rank of llrlg.
(Sen. of Volunteers In that war. and
has never held any rank below that
since that war.
The clause alined at flon. Wood Is
said to be a trade between Representa
tive Hay nnd Senator Wurren. the Sen
ator conceding the Joker In return for
the provision of the commission to In
vestigate and report upon the reconi
mendatlon that n large number of small
nrmy posts be abandoned. Secretary
Stlmson nnd (Jen, Wood urged the
abandonment of these posts und the
House Committee adopted their recoin
mendntlon. The Senate eliminated It,
together with most of the other changes
made by the House Committee. The
proposed commission Is regarded ns a
compromise, Senator Warren sup
ported the proposal of a commission to
Investigate the matter, lie win lie n
of the commission, together
itors du Pont and luster. Rep-
resentutlves Hay, Slaydon nnd An
thony nnd certain ofllcers of the army
These ofllcers will probably be named
I In the conference report when It Is pre.
Out of the
Mar 21 - "John I). Hocke-
i.r bus no more rluhl lo block the trolb.v
'road than the poorest nuiii In town," said
the iiioiorninn on the n in car this morning,
and in bark hi word up hy aetloti lie put
"" ',m,,'r nl"1 N""1"''1 Mr Hockefeller's
,v.rv nut ontol.llo off the track. Induing
,, ,,,llllBnr(l ,, atlH and damaged
In(, H(p, ( thn car.
Mr. Hockefeller's car was blocked al the
Main street rnssltm hy n New York Central
train, The chnufleur said he Intended to
back clear of Hie trolley but the niotorinan
did lint Kite liliu nine.
BONDS A STOCK ( Kit I IFH'AI l:.S
Kniiktrd nrl prlnlcl hy forll.t. Mary Co.
Inc., (0 John Street. UlablUned 1857. At.
FANTASTIC BALL IN LONDON.
I. nip Tlirouuli
filiecinl rnhlr limiHilrh to Tint Si
t .on tins, Mny 2L A crowd of fash
ionable people, Including the Grand
Duke Michael of Russia und his wife
and daughter nnd the Duchess of Marl
borough, attended II brilliant ball lit
the Itltz t o-tilt; lit. line of tho feutures
was a cotillon In which the men, decked
In colored paper. Jumped through hoopM.
I They fenced wlih mock powder puff
tied on foils, which were dabbed on
the women's cheeks, thus enabling the
men to claim them for partners.
In another figure the dancers worn
Imitation heads of beasts to which
megaphones, were Ilxed. Through these
they bellowed Imitation. of animals.
At tho end of the evening the leaders
of the cotillon curried In n golden
basket heaped with pink rose.. Ah soon
us It was deposited on the Moor the roses
scattered Hnd Anna Pavlown, the Hus
nlan dourer, xprung out und danced
several ii umbers.
WILL HANG TIMBER BURNERS.
I'nlrtiHiiUa Miner I'orm Ylicllante
Com in 1 1 lee After HI I'lrrs.
TlOOltl Wash Mliv 11 Fnlrlinnt..
miners, who have fmffered heavy losseal
rrom timber flrea in Alaska In the past
two weeks and others whoso properties
huve been tilt eutened have formed u vig-
Ilanto committee nncl iiromiilirnta.il nn
...1.1.7 .ooiioiiiL-a- mm iroiii.iigaieti tin
ulllmatiiin that anv one caught lighting!
fire in timber will bo hanged. A lay
liguro supposed to represent persons .
whose carelessness brought about the'
destructive tires wa hanged in effigy by I
" L-oinuuuee us nu enecuve warning
Wootl cut tera o far have b.'en the heav
GIVES HIS ASHES TO FISH.
In III Will AU. Tliev
Sea lie red In It Iter,
Hy the will of John W. Hiltton. who
was known u a llshermaii and nn entliii-
ills will was read over the casket in I
jan undertaker's shop in Union Hill,1
N ! , yesterday. It left nU his personal
property to Rnyes exce'pt"a J.V beiifst to ,
'his widow. Raves went to tlie bank
of the Hackensack last night and ther.
carried out his tlead friend's request.
AUTO A DEADLY WEAPON.
ClinulTriir Clued 411,000 fur lliirllnu
lucliliie kiiIiisI lilrl.
Ciiicaoo, May 21. (Jeorge S. Scott,
who drove uu automobile thut struck
and itijured Anna I'ulkeiiburg. 1 1 years
J old. on April 30, wa lined l,il on a
j charge of assault with a deadly weapon
by Municipal Judge (lemmill to-day.
This is the maximum tine. Tho girl
was liurl.sl against a curbstone and her
fuco wus dlsllgured for life.
FLYING STUDENT KILLED.
I'.i In I teelilent I'lillott Firm I n t j
In Operate Machine lone. !
XKNl.t, Ohio, May 21. Fred J. .South
ard of Minneapolis, an aviator, fell 100 J
feet nt the V rig lit aviation field near
Osborn to-day mid was killed instantly.
a-oiunaru, woo was in years old, nail
j"8' ''ought tho ueroplaiu; from tho Wright !
I brothers, Ho obtained tho keys to his,
naiigar alter lie lin.l been retiis.'il per
mission to take tho neropliuie out with
out further exierience. He fell just six
minutes after he had liegun tho llrst
flight alone. His body was crushed.
HALDANE GOES TO GERMANY.
Humors of Itenceit Neuiilliilliius
Act'oiiiiinii y III Trip.
fiprnal Cubit litsi,atrh lo Tar Si
London, May 21 - Lord Haldaue, the
Secretary of War, has gone to (iermauy
on another trip but primarily for u visit
to (loettingen. Tho story that he is to
resume the Aniilo-Oerman nci-'otiatlons
at Merlin is officially denied. It may be
recalled that it was denied that ho was on
1111 official trip tho last timo the Secretary
went to Herliu.
SUES HER RICH HUSBAND.
Mrs. M until re I II. I.eliniiiuii Sny Heir
tn (in, IIOO, IIOO Un Cruel.
CllK'Acio. Stay 21,- Sirs. Margaret B.
Lelimunii, wife of Krnst F.. Lehniuini,
heir to the Ielimunn estate, estimnttsl
to bo worth I3.0UH.0U), II Ioti a bill for sepa -
rute. maintenance in tho Circuit Court
i lato tins anertiooii- mio cnarges ner mis-
. ,)ftn(1 wth crwUy ,, ,,ri.nts on her lire.
, , , of WK) H,H, wlV8i)l (n,t.u
lato this afternoon. She charges her bus-
:her, knocked her to the tloor und then has carried the Third. Twelfth, Nlne
' hit her with a chntnp.igno hot tin, and teenth, Twentieth and Twenty-Ural dla
l in Jnnuary, IHHl, she alleges that, ho tilcts.
Knocneu ner to tno noor ami nicked her.
TWO GIRLS AND BOY DROWNED.
I.raky Metal Hunt Sunk Willi It Oc
t'lipnul In Hurt's l.nUe.
OnnKNflHiTitn, N. V, Slay 21. Slinnin
Claxton, her brother, (ieorgo Cluxton, and 1
a friend, F.dlth l-eamlng, were drowned
to-day in Hart's Lakn, The metal lioal in '
wiiich they had leen rowing sprang a
leak and sink. Tho bodies of tho two
Cluxtnns have lieen recovered.
Kllllnu llent In Wnahluglon.
Washinutok. Slay 21. Thn maximum
temperaturo in WouhiiiRton to-day was mui's supporters, tho New Jersey Oov
Rfl degrees. There were threo prostrations I crnor defeated (lov. Harmon by two
from the heat and out or those prostrated I to one.
died. 1 Toledo sent In returns of forty city?
I Indications Arc
1 Has at Least
CLAIMS OF TAFT MEN
Managers for T. R. Refuse
to Concede Single
. .. i
Ohio Governor Now Seems
to Have Swept the
l FOFiLETTE VOTE SMALL
President's Homo Cit,v Upheld
Him, While Cleveland Voted
1 Affiiinst Him.
v oi.i'.mhiv, Ohio, May 21. At mid-
' night Chnlrmnn Hrown of tho Room
, velt committee claimed fifteen mil- n'r
Ohio'. twent v-ono .11-,.,-.. . L .
.. ....n i0r toi.
h,.,...,. i, , , , .
, . refused to concede either
"f ""' slx mv" 'he First to President
'"'L 'n many parts of the State Col.
Hoosevelt ran from to 2 to G nnd 6 to 1
nsalnst the Pr.i.t...
There Is some reason to believe that
the Tn ft people have carried four or five
districts, the First nnd Second. Hamil
ton county, where the President has no
opposition to speak of. because his home
Is In Cincinnati; the Third, which Is in
the southwestern part of the State; the
Fifth. In the northwestern part of the
State, and the Thirteenth, adjoining the
Fifth. The Thirteenth Is the home of
Warren (J. Hut ding, former Lleutenant
(loveriuir. Chairman Hmwii at midnight would
not tont.de Tuft nnythlng save the
Flist district. He said the Second dis
trict was certainly n doubt. H9 also
put the Third. Seventh. Thirteenth and
Sixteenth In doubt.
The Tn ft people Hoped o carry the
Ninth, which Is the home of CI. airman
Hrown, but it appears to have been car
ried by !!.ioseclt. The Colonel ran so
strong ns to carry through n number
of progressive u militates for Congress.
Control of the State convention, which
will s. Icct six delegates at large. Is In
doubt. It appears ns If Roosevelt will
get nt least 32 to 34 of Ohio's 42 dis
Chairman I.aylin of the Taft commit
tee said al midnight: "Misrepresenta
tion nnd prejudice ngnlnst President
Taft took early root In Ohio. The re
sults lu Illinois and Pennsylvania en
couraged the opposition, but a great
hange and trend to Taft have occurred
In the 1,1st ten days. Another week's
deliberation would have meant n sweep
ing victory for the President.
"Meagre returns Indicate that Taft
will have the smte convention and
delegates at large. Probably Roosevelt
will have a majority of the district dele
Kates, it Is Impossible now to make
an act unite Mntetucnt of the result."
President Tuffs campaign managers
lu this State tentrci their fight upon
controlling the convention, because
when the delegates convene they will
not only adopt a platform but Instruct
the slv delegates at largo to Chicago
1 ..1 iiiiunigiii 1 ne reports from Cln
. tinuatl seemed to nssure the election
I of the four Taft delegates over the
! Hoosevelt men. These returns Indicate.
pluralities for Taft of 3,000 In the First
'Congress district and 2,000 In the Sec
ond district. Roosevelt ticems to have
, captured the negro vote of Cincinnati
I very largely. The Colonel got two votes
; to one In Cincinnati's Klghteenth ward.
1 w ne'e ine negro poliu atlon Is
It looks now, has given
Oo. Harmon an emphatic matoritv rmr
Woodrow Wilson. The vote. for the
other Democratic candidates were very
I Cincinnati also renominated Con
I grcssman Nicholas Longwortb, Roose-
volt's son In law. In tho First district
over Judge U. D. Woodmansee, his Re
! publican rival.
. Cleveland sends word thut Colonel
I Roosevelt has carried thut city. In
' sending In Its returns C'levelund used
1 tho "twn-to.imo tuer Taft" expression.
which seems to bo coming In from va-
parfs of tho State steadily. The
land figures show that Roosevelt
The early Cleveland reports say that
I Itoosevell nulled 20.013 vnlfs In l? il7
' r.r n''.f. In amr. i,i-aa.nrla ..1 nf K IQO n
the State, with Tnft's principal strong
holds, tho two Cincinnati districts, in
cluded. Loter rrlurns from Cleveland gavej
,a Fullettn 3,ri3,"i votes, with heavy vot
ing in the two Cleveland districts.
These two Cleveland districts gava
Roosevelt proctlcully an assurance of
winning by two to one.
F.niiy returns from over tho Stataj
gave (iov. Hnrmon 7,585 to Gov, Wil
son's 7,341. In the Cleveland districts,
uccordlng to returns received by Mayor
Ncwtcn D. Hakep, who Is on of Wll-