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THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Unsettled to-day; fair to-morrow; moderate
Detailed weather reports will be found on pise 15.
VOL. LXX1X.--NO. 357.
NEW YORK, THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 1912. Coptrtohl, 1912, by the Run Printing and PubUthing Aitoclatlen.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
REWARD OF $5,000
I Vi For CSyp the Blood
mill Lefty liOiiic. hut
liars N. Y. Police.
''hY. MISSKI) A CHANCE
pistrirl Attorney 'minus
Some Members of Force
rn inn t hkckkr's men
wn SI rone Anns (Mmrfrocl "Witli
.loliliinu" .liiclv Zelir and
rv.uri.-t M!nrnr Whitman announced
. i hIl-M t tint ho would pay $5,000 to
n''i ""t " member of tho New
.t , i. llip Department or an em
. ,,...' Hip department who ruptured
Cnveuherc -'.cfty Louie) and
Ha-i llornMltx KSyp the Hlood).
Mi Whirmnti declined to reveal tho
numr "f Hie man whose liberality made
U r..'itile for a substantial reward to
iflkfeml for tlie capture of the fuel
Mf Indicted with Wlcnt. Hooker and
.thT' for the murder of Herman
r:rien'hal. lie said he had been want-
in: to offer a reward for somo time.
' hut that the J.l.nOO had JtiKt been
t'nili-enien and pollc employee aro
barred from participation In the reward
lx-.uii' the District Attorney believes
that some men In the department know
now wher the fugitives are. Mr. Whit
man ms frankly that If the reward
nan open to policemen somebody In the
rli-pnrlmrnt would merely profit from
dlflr v.ilty to the people.
Mr. Whltmnn' Statement.
Ti District Attorney made his an
reiinrrment In this statement:
I mn now In n position to offer a reirnrd
n1 ss.nno for the apprehension of Ijoul
nrnl)rc. or Hosenszweln-, alias Iofty
'mile, iind lUrry Horowitz, alius Gyp the
Hini'l. or of f?,400 for the apprehension of
'rer on. This reward Is not offered to
i' member of the Police Department of
tr rtty of New York or to anybody In the
'T.plny of the department and It will not
r paid to any such member of the Police
t'.parttnent or to anybody In the Police De
ti taking this position Iam actuated, tor
ferllnir or nnkitirlRens tSVard (fie" Police
r.pdrtment. but it ts my belief that If
tmper police work had ben done those
nta would now bo In cuatodv The city of
V.w Vork Is paying millions of dollars an-rjtiai''-
to the Police Department whose
dii'v tt Is to detect and to apprehend crlm
ImI, and I cannot escape tho conclusion
ihit at least some members of the Police I)e-
Hrtment have known. If they do not now
knew, the whereabouts of the murderers.
The District Attorney Bald that nl
mit every move that has been made
by the police has been stupid or obstruc
tive to Justice. They failed to arrest
the murderers at tho start, they made
no effort to urrest the four pistol men
1lle the four were at Rockaway Beach
after tho murder, they lot pistol men
n4 Accomplices slip out of town and
they declined to arrest Sam Schepps
whi-n they had their hands on him.
That Is tho District Attorney's brief
ummi.ry of the work tho police didn't
i There were no county funds out of
hlch a reward could havo been paid.
Mr. Whitman had to rely upon the gen
erosity of private citizens. There was a
'tipKestlnn last night that the purpose of
tfc vl-lt made to the. District Attorney
V the private secretary of John D.
HnclWell.T, Jr.. was to guaranto the
amount required. The District Attorney
tiad a brli.f talk with the PccreUiry. lie
wuld n,,t discuss their conversation.
Thi-.n-tual Imimrtanco of Snm Schepps
h (ir.ind Jury wltnesH In tho final
rrore dlnus which resulted In tho ln
dirtmrnt .f l.teut. Keeker, the four uc-
K rafd (1f Mmotlntf KosenthaJ and Jack
i-ulltvHn and William Shapiro, became
nown yesterday when tho main points
"t Si h, pj.s s evidence were ascertained.
Jt tu in nut that he was, us he had
tnactiii, tt,.. coniiectini,- link that the
Uuir. i Attorney needed.
Afti-r n nnv: and unimportant narra
nn nf his . xinrienciH as a friend of
Jac i:.i. W.n t0H(. WM conectinfr
sraft for He, k(.t, Sehenna Ipsrtlflod no tr.
wha' l"'kir had salil to him about the
r.tinli.r uf lt,,h..nthal. In Hose's behalf
whew- (.,i.(, iiccker three times,
'' ..I Him kits home In Thu Ilronx
M .,n... .,. l-iu.,. Hradnuarters.
"n th- Tui-sdav nllit after tho mur
'r h' nit in Id I'ker's house to tell
'i. tin r.nni H.nt Itosi! was sick and
.. .iri.i it ami wntited somo assurance
1 Mojld I H protected. Nlcht had
en nnri Hi i ipr .mil Schepps were
:IK In .in unlimited room. Schepps
r'i i n tn llKht a ciKiirette.
ll t!ll. V,,ll llfltll.l fr.l " anA
to. ki '
,r' 'in l
..hi.,.. ....(,, nniu
re may bo detectives
' nllSe now.'
oi-nilpoer In rieeker.
'! i-f-pt this Incident in mind.
)' ' I IT! llPL'ill In llflllhl rtpntnl'n
I iT '' ' '" '",lnK !i,)lc' t0 control any
m ,i. i , .i1(.,. Dopartmont. Keeker
" 'It. F'.nie by Schepps to brace
'.ml. ai'fordlnR to Schepps, that
nlKKest man In tho depart-
could control anybody
" f'ommlssloner, and that
n ason for Hose, or nny
v about what wan KoinK to
hodv ' ,
this message to Hose
' llnirv I'lillok's house. Hose
Mn k t, n,,i 11,. .,. i ,.u, 1
., ,..,,.ll .H.-.II I tun I'
i.ii nt 1
' 1 had 11 pull with tho District
: well as tho Commissioner,
trotted to Decker ngaln,
' ndlng the lieutenant nt
'i.irters So while the do.
on t'ouUh Page.
TRIED TO SCARE WHITMAN.
Dlstrlet .Mtiirnr) (iris I'oiTflrr
lintiellril C')nnlilr f Pnlnsslum.
When District Attorney Whitman re
turned Trom Manchester. Vt., last Mon
Hay ho found In tlm mall awaltlnc him
at his liomu in tho iWadlson apartments,
.T7 Madison avenue, a small parcel ad
(Irexhcl -District Attorney X" H. Whit
man, .17 Madison nvenue."
Mr. Will man toro off tho wrapper and
exposed about enough of awhltlsh, coarse
Kraintnl powder to till a teaspoon. With
tho powder was a slip of paper marked
"oyanldn of potassium."
Mr. Whitman sniffed at the powder,
which khvo off an odor llko peachslone,
an odor characteri.it In of cyanide. Ho
said nothing aliout the matter until last
night, when a friend showed him a letter
Imt a newspaper had receive! and asked
lilm if h had heard from tho writer.
Tho letter read:
Whltmnn will never live to se the day
hen nny of his prisoners i Indicted.
Where it would be foolhanllness to pull
the trlener of a revolver or swing a dagger
there the poison will lurk unseen. A sam
ple of what lie Is going to die from was
mailed to him Sunday He will go the way
Yes." said the District Attnmnv. "I
did get a sample of something or other.
It was marked cyanide of potassium.
I ha n't bothered to havo the stuff anal
yzed. I didn't want to say anything
about the matter because euoh stories
sound foolish and sensational. I'm not
going to worry about assassination, and
I'm not going to have icoplo taste, my
meals for me."
While prosecuting the cases or Hyde,
Helchmann and Cummins tlm District
Attorney received many letters threaten
ing death by pistol, knife or poison,
LIFE GUARDS SAVE EIGHT.
five Women, Tito Children and Man
Taken Off I.annrh.
ATMs-Tic Ciit. X. J Aug. 21. After a
strenuous battle in a turbulent sea Federal
guards from tho Honds Ik-ach station
early this afternoon saved the lives of
five women, two children and a man from
the launch Anna C,, which grounded on
(loose bar, a dangerous shoal half a mile
off tho station.
Tho rescued included Capt. AW, com
mander: tho Misses Adelaide, Carrie and
Hita Thomas, Mrs. George C. Thomas,
Mrs, Harry Iloyer. Thomas and Ionise
Uoyer, They aro all residents of Tucker
ton, X. J.
Tho storm developed fron the northeast,
catching the party unprepared, The
craft was in tho worst part of the inlet
entrance, just nosing around the shoal,
when tho storm was upon them. Tho
f 1 n CT I M n ctntti.it lit fbia nritlnal .m
leaving the launch at tho mercy of the'
waves. Five minutes after the engine 1
went bod the Anna C. had lieen hurled
upon the sea end of the shoal.
Tho swirling waves almost smothered
the frightened women and children, but
Capt. Abel managed to strap life lielts
about their bodies. Ho then signalled
twice with a small ship's cannon aboard
The Federal men heard them and nuieklv
launched their nonslnltablo power boat
A half hour after the party had lieon
transferred from the stranded launch
they wero safelon shore and an hour later
wero taken to their homes. Tho launch,
badly shattered, was floated and towed
ashore at high tide to-night.
CARUSO WEEPS IMPRESSIVELY.
Tenor Sheds Tears at llrnrln nf
. Snlt AKnlnst .Slfrnnrlna (.Inrhrtll,
Special Cable Detpatrh to The Srs.
Milan, Aug. 21. The proceedings in the
suit of Knrico Caruso against SIgnorina
Giaohetti, the singer, for defamation
of .character were postponed to-day to
the winter assi7.es.
The tenor was aooompanied to court
by SIgnorina Carignani. who is asso
ciating herself with the prosecution.
Caruso went impressively when counsel
dilated on his sufferings.
This case arose out of charges made
by SIgnorina Glachetti in a suit against
Caruso that he had tampered with hor
mail and seized a rich contract sent to her
by Oscar Hammeretein. The court inves
tigated these charges and found they
were without foundation. Tho prosecu
tion of SIgnorina Giachetti and several
others was then ordered.
ST. PAUL TO HONOR J. J. HILL.
Ilia- llanqnet Planned for 111 74th
lllrthrtar, Mrpteuiber 10.
St. Paul, Minn., Aug, 21. Bt. Paul
will honor James J. Hill on his seventy-
fourth blrthdny, September 16, with one
of the largest banquets ever 'given for 1
a citizen in the Northwest. Tho ban
quet will be held nt tho Auditorium nnd
1,100 will be served.
Mr. IIIU has been Invited by a com
mittee of citizens to attend nnd has
accepted. No definite programme of
speakers has been decided upon, hut
Archbishop Ireland Is certain to be one
Mr. IIIU was born near Guelph, Ont
September IB. 1839.
OFFERS HAMMERSTEIN MILLION.
Max nntilnnff Won Id tlnr London
fperiat Cable tltnpalch to Tn Sin
I.ovnoK. Aug. 21. A report is printed
here that Max Kabinoff, the Russian Im
presario, has offered Oscar Hammer-
stein $1,000,000 for hisTondon opera house,
i.yie narows, .nr. uammersleln's
London manager, saya M, HabinofT mado !
1 1 - j .1 1 "v " 1
He does not know of any
POPE'S SISTER IS ILL.
Is Itrcnrerlnit From Might
tnek of I'nrnlyata.
Special Cable Tlexpatch to Tnr. Srv
Komk, Aug. 21.- I he Popo's sister , seneo of Mr and Mrs. George Westlng
Knsa is recovering Irom a slight attack . houso from F.rsklne Park, their country
fif paralysis Sho is being looked after placo, vandals entered their estate and
by Dr Petncci, the Poo'b own physician, broke off the head of a rock "sea lion
The Popo has had a private' telephone on tho shore of Laurel Lake,
iiiHtnlleil from the Vatican to his sister's 1 The "lion" was a natural curiosity,
ni'an mem so as 10 no in constant touch ,
nnd bo informed ai to her
Iir.WI'.l'S Ol.ll lirillil .MIV X f l.tllltTS
With mruK alrcnciiirni Drain nml Unity
H. T DBtt in 4 BO.SS CO., 138 Tuliem St., N, V
- .'or. I
BANK CASHIER CAUGHT
A3 $15,000 EMBEZZLER
After Countrywide Hunt Knn
sun Ts Arrested in Tills
TWO YEARS FTXIHXO HIM
.Inlin A. Flnek Hnd Been Here
Whole Time, but Kluded
A Flack, until two yearn ago
of the Abilene Slate Bank in
Abilene. Kan., was arrested yesterday
m. . M, ... ,
afternoon at I wellth street and Third
avenue charged with the ombrxxloment .
of more than $7.1,000 from the bank for '
which he worked. The larceny look
place two years ago and the Kansas
authorities have been searching .'or
Flack all over tho country.
Tho arrest was made by John J. Allen,
an agent for the National Surety Com
pany, who was accompanied by A. M.
Hirdsell, head of tho bonding company's
claim departmnt. Flack, under the
name of Anderson, has been working for
the Trow Directory Company collecting
name for them. Th two bonding
company employees met him outside the
"Hello, Flackl" they greeted him.
"How's Ptcrything with vou since vou
"It's been a pretty hard wor'd since
then." said Flack. "How'il you get
He then admitted his identity and
said that he wus glad to go back to Kan
sas to face thw music. Allen and Mr
Wrdsell took him first to tho National
Surety Company offices at 115 Broadway,
where he denied that the bank's loss
would amount to $75.ooo, and said that it
could not be morn than $111,000.
He was then taken to Police Head
quarters and sent to a cell in the Mul
,5 sireci s ation nt-cr tn police had
uriiifu uy ii'iegrapn 10 rtiuiene mat ne
was wanted there for grand larceny and
Tho National Surety Company made it
plain that they had not bonded Flack in
his cashier s job.
"J. N. Dolley, the Kansas State Hank
Jmmisioner, asked us to help." it was
latlt niKnt in ,,phlf of M1" company.
So we puti)ur own detective agency to
work and found him. "
Flaok said he was 49 years old. married,
a clerk, living at 102 Palisade avenue,
The loss of the. money fron thebank-Tcaa.
u'cnerca n nejnnmtw, WW. a short
mil" nni'i r MUh null ins ivilf IIHU SKpMHl
out of tho town. Whilo the bank was
going through difficulties on account of
the loss of the money the president of
tho bank died and the bank went under
Detectives left Abileno last night for
New York to take Flack back
In talking with tho National Surety
Company emnlovees vesterdav Flark.
who. it is said, was once a Probate Judge
in hansus, explained that he had not
gambled or sHcu!ated tho money away.
He had lost tho money buying real estate,
ho said, but he resentexl the use of the
word "sHculate. " He also said ho didn't
drink or smoke.
Tho detectives put on his trail first
found traces of him several months ago
in New York working in a bologna fac
tory. They then found that he had
across signs wiucn snowed that but a
littlx time before he had oerated a hot
tamalo wagon. Each week he had
changed his boarding house, but the de
tectives managed to get clues which led
to his arrest yesterday
Mrs. Flach said at the homeof her
cousin at 192 Palisade avenue. West Ho- 1 It Is expected that George H. Whlt
boken. last night that her husband was ney, who for the last nine years has
a Probate Judge at Abilene when I. S. , represented Saratoga county In tho
Hallatn. with several other men, bought Legislature, will be nominated for
a bank there In 1905 and asked him to
he cashier. Kverythlng went smoothly
until two yeurs ngo, when his health
was hnd and he said that he was going
to take a vacation. Kefore they started
Kred Wilcox, who was to take Flack's
place, camo to Mrs, Flack wltlm lawyer
and naked her tn sign n bond for her
husband, giving their house ns security.
r lack and bis wife went to New Vork
nnd visited George E. Kyth. Mrs. Flack's I
co,lsln' After several weeks Mrs. Flack (
went back to Abilene, and then she
found that their house had been seized
V. . . , V. ui,ahm 1 ...... . , , . I
uj mi. .7111-1111 111111 nun me nuns, nail ;
closed because a large sum of money
was missing. She said last night that
she went to live with her mother nnd ,
that her husband stayed In New York
for ton months, working nt odd Jobs, a j
part of the time ns helper on n cattle
Wast June Mrs. Flack heard that her i
husband was 111 and she came here to '
take enre of him. They have been liv
ing with the Kyths nt West Hoboken.
Mrs. Flack snld that they wero poor,
but that they were going to borrow
money to go back to Abilene and face
the charge. She said that she believed
her husband Innocent.
Kansas City, Mo., Aug. Il.-John A. 1
! Flack defaulted almost exactly two years
'ago with between $75,000 and $10,000 of
the money of the Abilene State Hank, or
which ho was cashier. On leaving ha
secrct arrangements to turn over
hiM hnnnn Aiifi nmiiftrtv t th linnt nnd
his house and property to the bank and
then disappeared, Tho State and county
officials searched for him for months and
then the State Hanking Commission took
a hand In tho search and kept men on the
defaulter's trail continuously.
Vandal Destroy Cariosity,
I. knox. Mass.. Atic. 21 During tho nb-
having been tormea py ine wasn 01 water,
Manv thousands of dollars would not
have bought the rock from its owner.
nTNPI-.lTH-N M:En Hnrfford'l Af-lrl Phn.
nrtalr Ktprrlslly reonrnmendfrt for relief of mur
uliimacti, hlrU heailiche and iiausca-iu excellent
dppetlicr - Ati,
MRS. ROBERT GOELET ILL.
Mir Is II r ported In Srrlons Condition
Aboard the nhnta.
Spfrfnl Cable PupnttK In Tnr. Srv
Los-no, Aug. 22. The Ktn nrfiirf says
Mrs. Hubert Ooclet of New York Is
seriously 111 aboard the yacht Nnhmn
In Southampton Water. Several doc
tors are In attendance and a cablegram
has hern sent to her son to come over.
Since the death of her husband on
April 27, 1339. Mrs. Hubert Goelct has
spent a good portion of her time cruis
ing on the jncht Nnhma In foreign
waters. She has entertained but seldom
on the yacht, but when she did her
guests were notable. Kmperor William
and King Kdward VII.. when Prince of
Wales, were among her guests.
Mrs. Hohert (ioelet was Miss Harriet
'i Louise Warren, the daughter of George
Henry Warren, a wenlthy real estate
owner. She was married to llnbert
Ooelet In 157!, and they had two chll-
111. Wlirillf MI uirni'i o III' mvj
niuch of their time cruising on the
Nahma. and Mr. Goelct died on the
yacht while It was lying In the harbor
of Naples on April 27. 1S9D. His body
was brought back for burial here on
I'ncler the will of Robert Goelet, his
widow received an annuity of $200,000,
and ns executor and trustee she was
paid $235,S03 as commissions on sums
that passed through he.- hands between
the time of Mr. (Joelet'n death nnd the
final settlement of the estate. Miss
Keatrlre (ioelet dted while only 17. on
Kebrunry 11. 1902. and her share of the
estate revrted to her brother.
Mrs. Goelet was decorated by the
Sultan of Turkey with tho Grand Order
of the Cheefekat as the result of an
Incident In which the Nahma figured.
The captnln tried to run the Darda
nelles without n permit nnd was
stopped. When the Sultan learned
who was the owner of the yacht ho
ordered It 1 cleared nnd the order fol
lowed. LEISHMANS IN AUTO WRECK.
Amlmnaaclnr'a tlauR-htrra Palnfnlly
Injnrrd Wife I'nhnrt.
fiprHnl Cable PnpufcA to Tns Srv
IlERt.iN, Aug. 31. Miss Nancy Welsh
man, daughter of John G. Welshman,
the American Ambassador, nnd her
Ister. the Countess de Gnntaut-Klron,
,vrrP returning to-day with their mother
frm a vacation at Carlsbad when the
party met with an automobile nccldent.
When near Itclchcrtehausen, fifty miles
! ftnm Munich, at noon, the driver turned
1 In to avoid a collision with a wagon.
He got too near the edge of the road,
the wheels skidded nnd the car turned
over Into a ditch nnd was bndly
wrecked. All the women were thrown
out of the car.
It was reported at first that tho two
daughters had been dangerously In
jured, but an examination by physicians
at Ingnlstadt, where they were haatlly
taken by onother automobile which
1 came 'up after the accident, showed that
j this was not so. Nevertheless the
Countess was painfully bruised and Miss
Nancy Welshman was cut on the head
and suffered a slight concussion.
Mrs. Welshman, her maid and the
chauffeur escaped with scratches, but
all the women are suffering severely
They were taken In nn automobile
to Munich, where they arrived this eve
ning nnd are now being taken care of
by skilled physicians. Ambassador
Welshman will arrive at Munich In the
SENATOR BRACKET! RETIRES.
Annnnnrra llr Will .nt Be a Candi
date This Pall.
T.' araXtt. my .cader
tne upper house of the Legislature this
winter, announced to-day his retirement
from politics and said that he will not
be a candidate for renomlnatlon this
fall. Senator Hrackett plans, ho said,
to rtevote nil his time now to Ills law-
business, which Is rtniv
Senator In the Thirtieth district.
Senator Krnckett said he was glad he
would not return to the Senate.
"I huve served In the Senate fifteen
of the last seventeen years," he said,
"and I shall with great Joy resume the
practice of law and hope In time to
work up quite a business. 1 know of
nothing better that can come to a man
than to have held the office h lib..
"s long ns he wishes, never to hnvo tiAan
heaten 'nt the polls through his years
nt ",r Ice, to retire of his own volition
nnfl t have the satisfaction of having
frlonrf .. . . . I. , ,.
" ."n nm-n-cu mm.
MORE TROUBLE AT JOHN D.'S.
Insnranre t'ompanlra Will Cancel
I'nlleles If Peace Isn't Made.
TAnnrrow.v, N. v.. Aug. 21. - Insurance
companies have taken a hand in the trou
blo nt Pocantico Hills among the Italians
on tho Rockefeller estate. Several prop
erty owners nave boon notified that their
insurance policies will be cancelled unless
iihn I ....til I 1.1.1..
ahw , l 1 r . . , , ,
8 , T "J.. J' I)o lo hn" "ix Spittles
7' . -n,""" L" '. '"J I"'6' to'
Zf ' A V" "V.1 -u"."" P8,Y. -
.m ...... w n, (ii,iimfi! 1L WUB BU1U dial
somo of tho trouble makers had been
WOMEN PURSUE LLOYD GEORGE.
ftnlTrajiettra FoIIoit lllm, Shontlna;
Special Cable netpatch to In Stm.
Vienna, Aug. 21. -Lloyd George, tha
British Chancellor, who is spending his
vacation at Marienbad, t still being
pursued by the sulTragettes.
A party or those militant women en
tered the hotol where tho Chancellor ia
staying und defaced his signature on the
AHerward they lay in wait for Mr.
George and followed him, all the time
bawling "Votes for women!"
Angnntara Bitten Irntli a delirious flavor to
Irnumiidti ioil wir nnd all Summer drinks.
SAYS ROOSEVELT KNEW
THE OIL TRUST
ROOSEVELT PUTS IT
UP TO 1. CORTELYOU
Says Xntionnl Ohnirmnn Told
Htm the Oil Trust Didn't
REPEATED THIS TI'ESPA V
Ex-President Quotes Letters nnd
Teleprrnms He Sent Chnir
innn in 1 004-.
WlME?nnriE, Pa., Aug. 21, -Col.
Kooscvclt said to-night:
"The only part of the Penrose state
ment that needs comment by me Is that
portion In which It Is asserted that I
had been advised of a heavy compalgn
contribution from Archbnld In be
half of the Standard Oil Company to
the Itcpubllcnn national campaign com
mittee nnd that 1 directly requested a
contribution from Mr. Archbold and his
associates Interested In tho Standard Oil
Company. This statement Is false. The
following two letters and telegram ex
"Oct. 26. 1904. Dear Mr. Cortelyou
I have Just been Informed that the
Standard Oil people have contributed
$100,000 to our campaign fund. This may
be entirely untrue, but If true. I must
ask you to direct that the money be
returned to them forthwith
"In returning the money I wish It
made clear to them that there Is not the
slightest feeling against them and that
we can count upon being treated exactly
as fairly ns If we had accepted the con
tribution. They state we shall not suffer
In nny way because we have refused It,
Just as they would not have gained In
any way If wn had nccepted It. Hut I
am not willing that we should accept
It and must ask that you request Mr.
Hllss to return It.
(Signed) TiiBODor.E Roosevelt, i
"October 27. 1904.
"My Dear Mr. Cortelyou Supplemen
tal to my letter of yesterday containing
my request that any contribution which
the Standard Oil people mado to the
campaign be Immediately returned, I wish
to say that my Judgment aa to the pro
priety of this action is confirmed be
cause of the fact brought Into special
prominence K Mi.ffs1m1if)ll nfn'
pany's publication In the newspapers
(which I saw after my let'er was written
and sent) that much Importance seems
to be attached to the political attitude
over this company. Furthermore. In
low of the open and personal opposi
tion of the Standard Oil Company to the
establishment of the bureau of corpora
tions, one of tho most Important ac
complishments of my Administration. I
do not feel willing to accept Its aid.
"I request therefore that the contribu
tion be returned without further delay.
Of course 1 do not want any public
statement made about this matter, or
to take any steps that would seem as If
I were casting any reflection upon the
Standard OH people or their motives In
enclosing the contribution.
'Telegram to Mr. Cortelyou:
"October 29. 1904 Has my request
been complied with? I desire that there
be no delay.
"Mr. Cortelyou then Informed me that
there had been no contribution received
from thu Standard Oil people and that
none would be received."
"Over the phone last night he. In re
sponse to a question of mine, stated
that he had at the time made this state
ment to me and thut his memory nnd
mine agreed entirely as to the circum
stances of the occurrence. If any con
tribution was received It was against
my explicit and relteruted directions as
set forth In the letters and telegram
quoted, In response to which letters, as
I have said, Mr. Cortelyou Informed me
that my direction would be complied
with and no contribution accepted from
the Standard Oil people.
"I wish to recall the open letter Is
sued by .Mr. Cortelyou Just prior to the
election of 1901. It runs In part as
"The campaign has been conducted
with muoh smaller funds than any
campaign In the last ten years. This
fund this year, although made up of
contributions ftnm more than 4,00 per
sons has been nlmost half as large as
the Republican fund under which Presi
dent McKlnley was elected In 1896, and
about one-half as largo as the Dcmo
wns elected In 1S92.
"Kvcry part of this fund has come
from voluntary contributions mado
without demand. Importunity or pres
sure nnd without any agreement, pledge,
promise, assurance or understanding,
express or Implied, regarding the policy
or tho nets of the Administration or
looking to any benefit or advantage to
any contribution except the benefit
which will come to all business and to
all our people from the continuance of
Republican policies and representative
administration. What Mr. Cortelyou
has said publicly he also on more than
one occasion said to me privately and
tho event In every case absolutely Justi
fied and bore out his statement.
"Neither when tho Department of
Justice decided to conduct Its suit
against the Standard Oil trust nor when
It proceeded against tho sugar trust
nor when It proceeded against tho
tobacco trust nor on any other occasion
when nny other suit was undertaken
nor In connection with nny piece of
legislation nor In connection with any
appointment nor In connection with any
other act of nny kind whatsoever by
the Administration did any man ever
come to me or approached me directly
or Indirectly and ask for any favor or
that any action be done or left undone
because of any contribution to the cam-'
"Mr. Penrose and hln allies and the
entire crowd of crooked politicians and
RUST AND REQUEST
crooked financiers who have attempted
to undo these attacks upon tne hame
made, them nnd nrc making them not
only knowing that they are false but
because they are false and because they
know that the forces behind me and
which I nt this time represent are the
only forces which the crooked forces
and the crooked financiers have really
"They know that the triumph of the
Progressive cause, that Is, the Pro
gressive party, means the elimination
from politics of the Penrnscs and means
driving from their entrenchments In
both business and politics the powers of
special privilege such ns the Standard
"Naturally these men, aided by the
newspnpers which they control, will stop
at nothing In order to rid themselves of
the only enemies they really fear, and
the measure of their hatred should also
be the measure of the support given to
us by every honest man."
"SHOULD GO ON THE RECORD."
rtooevrlt' Itepnrted Comment to
Mr. Knox nn Ills Letter.
Wasiunuton, Aug. 21. A circumstan
tial story was being told to-night of how
a member of President Taft's Cabinet
has knowledge that Roosevelt was
aware of tho contribution by the Stand
ard Oil Company to the 1904 campaign.
It is said that P. C. Knox, now Secre
tary of State, entered Mr. Roosevelt's
office while he was dictating a letter to
the chairman of the National Commit
tee warning him that the Standard (.ill
Company's contribution must not be ac
cepted. According to the story. It was pointed
out to Mr. Roosevlt that the contrlbu
!im had been mad tan or twelve days
previous, that the money hnd been spent i
and that It would bo Impossible to pay
It back. Mr. Roosevelt Is said to have
remarked then that the letter should at
least go on the record.
AUTO HITS TREE; THREE HURT.
I.. A. Ilassell SnnVm r"rartoreJ
ftknll and Mar Die.
An automobile owned and operated by
William Hoag. a dentist of 648 Rayches
ter avenue was wrecked when It crashed
into a tree In South Hroadway near
Herrlet street, Yonkers, at 10:30 last
night. Three of the occupants were
seriously Injured. They- are In St.
Joseph's Hospital, Yonkers. Hoag es
caped Injury almost miraculously,
Li. A. Hassell of Forest avenue. The
Bronx, a brother-in-law of Dr. Hoag,
haV a fractured skull. Is unconscious
and not expected to recover.
Miss Harriot Jennings, a cousin of
H&ssell, living at 380 West 160th street,
Manhattan, was thrown against the
tree and rendered unconscious. She
was badly Injured about the head.
Her sister. Miss Gladys Jennings of
the same address, also struck the tree
and sustained a broken leg, a scatp
wound and many bruises. -The girls
The machine was demolished. Dr.
Hong was badly bruised.
Dr, Hoag tried to turn out to avoid
a trolley car and the wheels caught In
the car tracks.
Hoag was arrested by Patrolman
Wlnehan on a charge of reckless driv
ing and was paroled to appear to-morrow.
DECREE FOR ANNA HELD.
Metres Sard I'lorenm Zlrsrfeld, Jr.,
Who Did Not Oppose Divorce.
Supreme Court Justlco Amend con
firmed yesterday the report of Edward
G. WhltBkcr as referee recommending
a decree of divorce for Anna Held, the
actress, from Florene Zlegfeld, Jr., and
signed an interlocutory decree under
which Miss Held may remarry In three
months. Zlegfeld did not oppose the
confirmation of the report, although
his attorney filed exceptions to the
The referee found that Zlegfeld had
been guilty of misconduct on two occa
sions with women whose names did not
appear. It Is understood that they are
actresses, but not persons of any promi
nence In the theatrical profession. Miss
Held made no demand for alimony.
Miss Held met Zlegfeld In 1896. when
he became her manager. After a ro
mantic courtship they went abroad and
were married. They have a daughter,
now In school In France.
JUDGE OUT OF DARROW TRIAL.
Ilatlnn Asmlrna Case to Another
Member of Bench.
Wos Anoeles, Cal., Aug. 21. Before
any opposing counsel could offer a
word of argument Judge George H.
Hutton summarily relieved himself of
participation In any further prosecu
tion of Clarence 8. Darrow by assigning
to Presiding Judgo Willis of tho Superior
Court tho case In which Darrow Is ac
cused of having bribed Juror Robert
Judge Hutton announced that because
of the fixed opinion he had formed
from hearing the evidence in the recent
Darrow trial ho had no desire to pre
side at the trial on the Bain Indict
ment. EX-AUDITOR DIES IN JAIL.
PennarlTstnla. Official Sentenced for
Contempt of Court.
Easton, Pa Aug, 21. Levi J, Coleman,
former County Auditor and Direotor of
the Poor, in jail here for contempt of
court, died in tne county prison this after
- He was a rrested on an attachment nearly
six months ago, after he failed to
appear in court and relinquish funds to
the amount of $4,500, which ha held aa
trustee for an estate. Coleman lost this
money, together with his own fortune,
through miamanagement and poor in-
nsiwm, no was an active real estate
UIIEAT UHAU HrBINO WATKR.
We. per ct ol f matt ttapparad bolUaa. Aft.
OF $125,000 FROM
FOR $150,000 MORE
Tells Senate Letters Now
Hidden Will Prove His
COMES BACK AT FLINN
Says Pittsburger Offered
$2,000,000 in 1001 for
ALSO WROTK AltCIIBOLD
Mr. Knox. It Is Said, Saw
Hoosevelt Send a " Letter
for Record" to Cortelyou.
."'- TRI'ST HELPE!' OCT
Wasliiim'ioii Hears of Oilier
Contributions to 1 !0 1
Ciuiipnis'ii. Washington, Aug. 21. Senator Pen
rose of Pennsylvania, rising to a ques
tion of pen-onnl privilege In the Senate
this afternoon, mado his promised dis
closures In regnrd to the Roosevelt 1904
Senator Penrose charged that the
Standard Oil Company contributed
$125,000 toward the promotion of Roose
velt's candidacy. Subsequently Cor
nelius N. Hllss, Mr. Roosevelt's treas
urer of the Republican National Com
mittee, called upon the Standard Oil
Company for nn additional contribution
of $1."0,000. Officials of tho trust de
clined the second Invitation.
Mr. Hllss, nccordlng to Penrose, repre
sented that both Mr. Roosevelt and
George H. Cortelyou, his national chair
man, knew of the original contribution
and "had appreciated It." Not only this,
but the demund for the additional $150,
000, so Penrose charged, purported to
come from Mr. Roosevelt himself and
from George Cortelyou. Some of tho
other disclosures made by Senator Pen
rose 44ira-trtHiBr-ratrmcnt werer
That William Fllnn, the Roosevelt
leader In Pennsylvania, offered Senator,
Penrose and Israel W. Durham of
Philadelphia $1,000,000 or even $2,000,
000 If thoy would favor him for election
to the I'nlted States Senate ns suc
cessor to the late Matthew Stanley
That Fllnn, In the furtherance of
his ambltloti. sought to enlist the aid
of tho Standard OH Company, whoso
relations with Penrose ho now abhoru.
Senator Penrose produced correspond
ence In cipher that passed In 1901
between Fllnn and John D. Archbold
In regard to this Senatorial question.
Mr. Penrose also charged that FJ. A.
Van Valkcnburg, editor of the Phila
delphia Xorth American and another
Roosevelt leader In Pennsylvania, was
arrested and Indicted for bribery In
1896 and escaped conviction only
through the leniency of Senator Quay.
Theso disclosures by Penrose are, It
Is acknowledged, only a beginning. If
Col. Roosevelt or Mr. Cortelyou at
tacks the Pennsylvania Senator on tho
ground of his statements it Is likely
that Mr. Penrose will have something
further to say. The Senator himself
Intimated clearly on tho floor of the
Senate that he would welcome a
further discussion of this subject.
"There nre papers on file and a num
ber of letters accessible. Interesting
documents," said he. "and I have no
doubt ns this discussion develops during
the coming campaign should any gentle
man desire to press It these matters
see the light of day."
Senator Penrose added that these
letters are hidden In the archives of
campaign committees and In the cellars
and vaults of business houses and offices
of lawyers throughout tho country.
Penrose's friends declared that he had
only scratched the surface In the state
ment made by him to-day. and that
when the proper time comes further
documentary evidence would be avail
able. In this connection rumors of dis
closures of contributions by other cor
porations to the Roosevelt 1904 cam
paign wero In circulation to-day.
Charges will he made soon that tho
Gould Interests, controlling the Mis
souri Pacific, contributed $100,000 to
the Roosevelt campaign fund and that,
the Southern Pacific contributed a like
amount. This $100,000 contribution by
the Southern Pacific, It la said, was In
addition to the $240,000 that K. H
Harrlman raised and dumped Into New
The Senate committee which Is Invcs-ttg-atlng
campaign contributions will hn
obliged to take cognizance of the Pen
rose disclosures. It is likely that thn
committee will ask for an authorization
to hold hearings after Congress ml
Jotirns. Col. Roosevelt haa said that If any
money was received from tho Standard
Oil Company It waa not only without his
knowledge but In spite of his written
prohibition. George B. Cortelyou has
testified on tho witness stand that he
knew of no contribution from Mr. Arch
hold or .the Standard OH Company.
The galleries and floor of the Senate
chamber wero crowded when Senator
Penrose arose to make his statement.'
He read the statement as follows:
The Theft of the Letters.
These letters have been In the possession
of the periodical referred to about fla
years, since the theft of the Src hold corre
spondence occurred, but apparently there
has been no occasion for their publication
until prompted by present political ail-