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THE WEATHER FORECASl.
Fair and cooler to-day ; fair to-morrow; bris!:
Detailed weather reports will be found on page 13.
VOL. LXXIX. NO. 362.
Holders of Realty Used for
Vice Trying to Suppress
ML BUSY EXPLAINING
Lawyers for Interested In
stitutions Reason With
WEBBER'S PLACE IS RAIDED
The Itcudezvous of Rosenthal
Slayers Found Running ns
I'sunl by Dnyer.
The original reports covering In de
ali every (rambling house or building on
he "suspected" list that has come tp
i nttentlon of the police In the seven
nspectlon districts of Manhattan and
The Bronx since Capt. Ithlnelnntler
Waldo became Police Commissioner
uere seen by The Sun reporter yester
day. The typewritten copies which Com
missioner Waldo yesterday said ho will
have ready this afternoon, or as soon
as he has satisfied himself as to the ac
curacy of tho Information supplied to,
the police reRardlm? the ownership of
the buildings, will show In detail when
the gambling houses were opened, when
the police took an interest In them,
ihe kind of evidence obtained when the
houses were raided unil the disposition
of th cases when they came to trial.
Also, of especial importance In the j
Commissioner's eyes, the copies will
show tho names and addresses of the
individuals or Institutions who owned
lie houses at the time the buildings
nere used for Illegal purposes.
The lists, which the Commissioner
o.iss IV be readv for . lstrltmtlnn thin'
afternoon. Include only the gambling I
houses. The list of disorderly house! I
.f.,.r. i.,i...i.. i ....
and owners of the properties, which Is
expected to cause more disturbance
among property owners even than the
'st of gambling houses, will not be fln-
lehed until later In the week.
The Commissioner wn., i.hl mavn '
, , : ' .
an aauu on 10 n.s lis . nnd an unexpected
one at that, yesterday, when he found '
'hut lirldgie Webber's place, where the '
Ro!nthal murderers met, had been open I
and running apparently under tho dlrcc-
(Ion of Webber
r himself. Insoector I
Dner nnd some
of his men ral.1r.ri iim .
place In the afternoon, found gambling !
going on, and made arrests.
Ovrncra Hrptln to Kxplnln.
f.ffore the last of the seven police In-
ipi"-tors hnd turned In his lists of gnmb-
ephonlng, writing or culling
peisona.iy on the Commissioner to ward
jif the publication of their names as
uncrs of properties used as disrepu
table resorts, rave various reasons why
heir names should be omitted from tho
' mml'slnner's tlsts.
The lists turned ln hv the Inspectors
nre nn very large official forms, each i
hen measuring two feet or more In
nldth and more than a foot In depth.
me single spaced typewritten Informa
Inn covers n score or more nf these big 1
f'lents anil Includes among the owners a
stent many trust companies, one of the
bt Unoun charltabii. liiMltutlnns In the
.J'"' 'L"""-iT' ".Vrr".
" " """ " "iiauei-
r hla and many members of big business
. 1 . . .
irnn.ntlnn UI. ml,ll.. -.l .1..
DO READY TO
SHOW OWNER LIST
.ng nouses and the names and ad- ' " V y me , . ' ' been awarded the battle efficiency pen-
-ires of the owners. Commissioner p"f ;y''usa-, Tb- ,. Mo0(, llHH r(.ort(.(, to' th0
WUos telephone had begun to buzz. J"W0 wo"!, of bonds and protected ' ' " ' l, " J ft , Navy Department the names of nine
mllvldual property owners, trustees of ! ,em " ,h t"" Arkansas land In 1S7T , K n ' Z llm n h' mc"- n" Mm "10!,c
.nMiiutlonn. officials of trust companies t'lc.,bon,'s wro Ie,aultc,, "ml t,1P '""''- lalld ,? who contributed most to the efficiency
V" -ner oAX-Uo were 1 1? "l'!' "'and, V 0 , , A3, lr
1... ....uiai insulin nave neen elusion of a sermon by the itev. Dr N '! 'pw y'rf." K'vo postal employiM a
upon the Commissioner hv the itnu.m fini, ..r,.. '..' 1 Sunday off Ihe movement lias been
n on the lists who are making efforts I monism" thev demanded the nil I I ! r,Uhh"',,not '7 ,n f""1 Ply
'top the publication of their names In , T,, L " .... ?! "0M 'e"1SLv''', ,mt hv ""kIoiih organic-
lulry. One class of i.egan shouting to have them put nut. ,
"Arlt - 1 . .Vh C"m"!,vhll, w- J- t official board
n.i.oner that the persons to whom they
-ented the houses have sublet tho prem
Ki to the undesirables. Another class
nf disturbed citizens wrote or called up
he Commissioner to say that although
)' once owned buildings on the Waldo
it they do not own them nt tho present
Will Mnke Snre of III Mat.
' ommlssloncr "Waldo Is not neglecting
any opportunity to prove to his own
satisfaction that tho list of owners as
ahtiinted hy the pollen Inspectors is ab-
oniteiy correct, until he has the back
ng of Institutions such as the Guar
anty Trust Company and similar au
HThles In real estnto ownership as to
h' accuracy of his list of owners the
Porta will not be made public,
"wt the Commissioner has satisfied
ni!" if regarding nil tho properties with
' ' eption of a very small numbei.
doubtful cases he hojies to huvo
' 'I up early to-day,
" l et . iits which have been prepared
-i " i"v for the Commissioner, by the
' " R" much more Into detail than tho
f giimbllng and disorderly houses
' ".er to the District Attorney's
' 'ti Mr. Waldo'H order Saturday
""" "'enlay as data for the. prcparn
' " "f the proposed John Voo proceed-
s before JiiHtlc, (J0ffi
s"" l'ltul figures so extensively in
" Waldo list that his nnmc Is ro-
' "1 almost tho entire depth of emo
' ' "nn e,n ne of tho big sheets turned
" " inspector Cahnhme. Uridgle Web-
nn.ither namn that has many
" uu.rks down thn column under It.
' " ' 1,1 theso and tin. nnm,,u t ,.n,
'' win, lV0 np0n rill(3Pj (n, ,,etn,H
Me Mlbseeiucnt dlsnosnl nf th u...
" " mi iHeoucnt dlsnosnl nf th. n..u., 1
' mri. uhl'c
, .,.. uumi
1 I llll.llintlnlln..
tlf 11.. -
Si Uu,,l.,nt ,h" C0Ur,H haV "t
tnlcl I'undlo of big report sheets,
Conffnurd on rourth Page.
GYP THE BLOOD ''CAUGHT "
Sheriff Thought lie- lln.1 III... n(I
l.rfr Louie nt I'uniln.
Word readied Police Headquarters
Mmrtly before midnight last night that
two men suspected of being Oyp the
Wood d t.ttv ,,, , , b
rested nt Fonda. N. y
Commissioner Dougherty said that he
hnd heard nothlnit about the arrests.
.11 . r." ,u l(m,,n "ver tim
distance telenhonn nt nmi .1 1... '
Sheriff of l.onda was busy questioning
L"rl.''0.1Pr', 1,0 lck,,1 "l the two
men at the New lirunswlck Hotel nt
TWO MORE SENATORS ACCUSED.
ov. ninssenek AlteKca Wnlann nml
Chilton (lot Spain I., llrlber.
Washi.noto.v, Auk. 2i. ,11 the closing
hours of Congress charges were tiled
with the, Senate Involving the seats of
two Democrats. A petition tiled by Gov.
Glasscock of West Virginia, n ltcpubll
enn and n Roosevelt supporter, ret forth
charges of bribery nnd corruption In
connection with tho election of Clarence
W. Wntson nnd William i:. Chilton. It
prays tho Senate to Investigate.
The eleventh hour petition hrought
consternntlon to tho Democrats. Neither
Senator Wntson nor Senator Chilton
was In Washington, nnd, with Congress
about to ndjourn. there was no way in
which tho chnrges could be nnswered
ofllclally until tho nxt session.
The Democrats nnd snmo Hepubllcnns
were bitter In their denunciation or Gov.
Glasscock. They charged that the pe
tition was a political move designed for
use In the campaign In West Virginia.
Tho petition says thn. on January 25,
1911, George W. Itland. n State Senator,
presented a statement by 1.. J. Shock of
Hrnxton county that one Ilamrlck of
Clay county guve him $1,000 and agreed
to give him J1.500 more to vote for
Chilton and Wntson.
A resolution of Inquiry was presented
In th Vet Vlri-lnln T.nrrlal.itlirn
January 15, according to tho Petition.
but Its consideration was postponed. In
the meantime Chilton and Watson were
elected to the Senate by tho Joint
Another resolution, the petitioners
charge, was suppressed.
Tho document contains clippings from
West Virginia newspapers declaring
a fund of J1J10.000 had been maintained
by the railroads and other corporations
to elect the two Senators.
. . ""
" , . 'T . , UI.n 1
.'.'L'"" 1" M?C V,mb?.r 11
expunged nnd referred to the Committee
on Privileges and Elections,
HELD FORTUNE MANY YEARS, j
v...v . 1
,u iiia 11 11 1
, . Wlh -jUNO.ooo.
DNnunv, Conn.. Aug. 26. Itenezet A.
I,0UK' "ants the Superior Court to tell
"lm what to 1)0 wltn somo H80.000 that
nas "e''n ln nls possession for many
years. He is ndmlnlstrntor of an estato
wnlc, '1P hai no' n ported for twenty
one years, according to his own ndmls-
slons, and yet he has been drawing '
J3.050 a year from It.
Hack In 1S72 the Mississippi, Oimt- 1
chlla and Ited Itlver Itallrond Company
was given 250,000 acres of land by the
to buy up the land In Arkansas at fifty !
cents nn acre.
Thnt was In June. 1SS2. In 18S9 .In red .
I-, iceillleld mod and Uenezet A. Hough.
whose wife was Mrs. Hedfleld's sister. 1
was made executor. Many If not all I
of the bondholders died and the land
MORMONS ALMOST CAUSE RIOT.
i:. Contireaatlnil H'hrn
rhe D-111 nml tn He llrnrit.
n. wienn crecn nnu Ainort J. New-
. .t .... ,
man f tah. representatives of the I
.Mormon Church, almost caused a riot,
t the Grace, Methodist Knts.n, '
Church Sunday night when at the con-1
. '. """" "" ' '"- "H '
mm into n slate of excitement
i.i.i .i ... on . . ....
The lights of the church wero turned
..nn uii, .iim alum meiiuging snouts
the Mormons wero forced to leave
They declared that Dr. Uascom wns
telling untruths about their religion.
OYSTERS A-PLENTY THIS YEAB.
frrrrr Winter Alila f'mtrth In Cnaat
It I vera.
Philadelphia, Aug. 26, The oyster
season on tho Delaware and .Maryland
coasts will open September and the
oystermen of that section expect ono
of tho largest crops of tho last fifty
The rivers were frozen up for seven
weeks last winter, nnd those who havo
lookeel over tho beds report that thero
has been a marvellous growth and that
tho bivalves arc In fine condition for tho
A BILLION DOLLAR CROP.
Northwest Ilarveat Will .Vet 1(10,
000,0110 Over Last Vrnr,
St. Paul, Minn., Aug. 2(1. Tho value
of the crops and llvo stock products of
tho farms of Minnesota, North Dakota,
South Dakota, northern Iowa, Montana
nnd western Wisconsin this yca.i will
aggregate a billion dollars, according
to careful estimates made by tho Farmer.
The publication also looks, forward to
tho biggest demand for machinery and .
supplies In tho history of the North-
Jt Is OHtlmnted thnt the farmers of
" '""i mo lurmers or
n-".". Minnesota nnd Montana
arc harvesting field crop;i worth JfiDO.
000,000 nt prcKent. If this estimate is
true tho yenr's earnings will show an
Increase of JICO,000,000 over the crop
valuo fur this section in 1011.
Krrnlok lorlr Krrilnwi
set In myllth
mouiillnf, at hitnrcr'i, 7 Maldrn iMt
YORK, TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1912 . Copyright,
EVEN IF YOU GO FOR IT
Xothiiifi' Hut Special Delivery
Letters Will He (liven
LAW IN' EFFECT AT ONCE
Mnil Will Xot He Put Into Lock
Hoxes. Nor Will Srninps
Washington, Aug. 26. There Is cer
tnlu to bo an emphatic protest from
the proprietors of big hotels In New
York, the publishers of newspapers
and some big business houses over n
provision contained In the post office
Under this provision, beginning Sep
tember 1, no mall will be delivered on
Sunday at any first or second class
post office In the fnlted States.
Polks In New York, Boston, Philadel
phia. Chicago, St. Louis or any of the
large cities of the 1'nlted States cannot
get their letters on Sunday even If they
call for them nt the post office.
For many years In the larger cities
the post ofllceB have mado deliveries
of mall on Sundays for the accommoda
Hon of hotel guests and at nartment
houses. The provision of the law under
which delivery of mall will be barred
n. . 1
inn iiereatter post omee of the first
nml unniiii.l ,,t .. . i . .
'. x ,!.. " " ,1 H
"' ". VerHlg HUIII
10 iim eenernl public, but tld provision
shall not prevent the nruinnt l-lit.,-.- ..f
special delivery mnil
Tho man who rent- a lock box will
have access to It on Sunday, but not a
letter will be dropped Into It after
The Post Office Department has Is
sued orders to all post offices to put
tho new ruling into effect next Sun
day, nnd it will apply also to the sale
of stamps In post offices. In effect the
new provision of laws closes post offices
of the country of the first and second
class tight, leaving In them onlv clerks
enough to handle mall In transit.
The pot office authorities have con-
, strued tho provision ns applying to
fillL'iirnmnnt .v. 1 1 I 1 1 . i i . .
elsewhere and thcro will b" . n . .TellveV?
" l"a,"t ol ma" "unuays.
The post office authorities antlclDate
thnt the volume of special delivery letters
will do greatly increased. Post offices will
be required to keep at work employees
enough to handle this character of mall
in addition to clerks handling mall In
Officials here anticipate many corn-
, nn accolni or non-delivery of
matter on Sunday and admit that
f"r ',0",,, ,lmp " cause consider-
nbl" '"convenience The sale? of
s,dmi,s (lruR stores will be ma-
".". u 11 sum. ah isunuay
,l WnB n('knowelgei that intimations
already hail been received of a flood of
Protests against the dicontlmianc ofi
ho .Sunday service and only n few officials
illiV0 aB yet heard of tho prohibition.
Postmaster-Oenernl Hitchcock intenHa
'o hold n conference of his chiefs in re-1
... .V... .. tl. . .. . M'
card to the matter Thn rune thnt nr..,
likely to nggravnto thn Post Oflico De
partment me moxi uro those involving
the big hotels and especially newspaper
offices which receive n largo quantity of
mail on Sunday nnd which gather ft nt
the post oftlco tiy their own messengers.
uimrr mi' ww as at present construed,
nnm.vf.r. inn tiohriii nn riu u fA- ..I.
rh,, .V f 7..i ' . """-i"' I
locked box fron Sn urdav unVilMnJ'
... ......... ..... ... ,. . , ... .,,(,,,, C.11 IU l ,
Tho pasnge or this provision Ih anlti
to l", tL outeroVh of 2!, f?iV
!ia1 increahlng grociually within the
'1 hA fumiaI r Aria nn lifrovl it
an1 UP "nt" ttl, ,laHt cesieii of Congriws'
ui it'll uii nuiiuuvH wiLiioui ananintini nav
bill in the last session providing for oxtra
uom'iunoii tor nunciay work and now
come tho provision prohibiting tho de-
iivitiv ui oium.ty i utu ujiueuli nr.
This prohibitory section of tho post
office appropriation bill went through
Congress without causing any considera
ble discussion. Attention was first at
tracted to it by the order of the Poet
Office Department to discontinue Sunday
Inalatanl D.nl n , m 1.. T 1
Itminiatii I iPilliniMr , r , .UUrDliy.
who has been taking Postmaster Eriwarrf
M. Morgan's plaoo since he left for his
vacation, nam last night that he had re
ceived notice yesterday morning from tho
Post Oflico Department that tho lotter
carriers wouia nave a tree day next Hun
day. "I got Uie orders by tho first mail this
morning," said Mr. Murphy last night.
"Tho orderH wero thut beginning this week
every letter carrier in the servlco should
got a Sunday off. in compliance with tho
now post oflico law incorporated in Uio
appropriations hill which pa&sed Congress,
ii few days ago. "
ilo explained thnt no letters meant
thoso bearing special delivery stamps
would le delivered on Sundays hereafter,
and thoso won't bo carried by postmen,
'f hoy will 1 handed over to district mes
senger boys, who aro on duty on Sundays
as well as other days. An Increase in
special delivery lotter business is easy to
foresee and also tho increase in work for
the messenger boys. Tholr Sundays will
be about us much harder an the letter car
riers' are easlor.
"This moans a real day of rest, though,
for the lotter carrier," said Mr. Murphy.
"It really doo not help tho mall clerks.
but rather servos to mako their Sundays
liarder. us I will show vou in n ninmmit
"Hut on the whole till measure Is
hunuinn und certainly ought to be tried.
H? oulcomo is problematical however.
Wo shall nrobublv bo unublo to render
final judgment until it has been in force
for boii'o time, A great deal of detail
work will have to Im done in figuring out
tho redistribution of labor made ueoeusary
by the change,"
IlKWI'.fS POKT WINK WITH OI.IVIJ OW
, wnnilerful I'lesh snd lllood lullder.
, t. ,)i:s uy & sons co iw nutun si., n. v.
KAISER STILL KEEPS TO BED.
Ithenninlln Pnlnv Ni Worm- nml
Peter Hun Dlnapprnred.
lteni! ''Me DetiMttr.S in Tun Rev
Hkiim.'., Aug. 2i!. The Kaiser Is ml III
confined to Ills bed with catarrh and
rheumatism. Whlln the rheumatic pains
continue they are apparently no worse.
No bulletin;) huvo been given out by
his physicians, but Court Marshal Count
von Kulcnburg has given out an of
ficial ucrount of lils Majesty's Illness.
It Is seen from this that the trouble be
gan on August 23 with a feverish chill,
ntlffness of the muscles and a swelling
on tho right side of the neck, with much
pain. Slnre then tho Kaiser's general
condition has Improved, the fevcrlshniss
has dlappenred anil the inflammation Is
receding. Nevertheless, his movements
are so much hampered by the pains In
his neck that his Majesty has been
obliged to abandon his visit to Dresden
and rest completely for some time.
The mnmruvres In Saxony have mis
takenly been described as the "Knlser
mancruvrcs." They are actually the
niann'iivres of tho Saxon army. The
"Kaiser manieuvres" will not begin un
til after the Emperor's return from
Switzerland. There Is some fear that
the latter visit will be cancelled, but up
to the present nothing has been aban
doned beyond the current week.
A despatch from Cussel this evening
says the Kaiser Is better. The pain
has ls.cneel and the physicians now
hope that hl Majesty will be able to
leave his bed to-morrow nnd walk about
WANTS $1,000 FOR BULLFROG.
StntTnriP I'rlre I IT, Inches l.onic
nml Weigh 1 Vi Pounds.
Peter J Stafford, 43 years old. !
stone cutter of 124'. Klfty-nlnth street,
llrooklyn, has Imprisoned In a tin nail
In his back yard what he claims to be
the biggest bullfrog In captivity. It
weighs ii pound nnd a half and meas
ures 13 Inches long and 10 Inches girth.
Stafford and a friend or his, William
Sutton, captured tin; big frog nt the
latter's place In Oreenknoll Park, near
Somersvllle, N. J., last ucpI after an
hour's 8truggl StafTord wants to sell
"1 want nt least a thousand dollars
for this frog," he said yestcrduj. "I'm
a poor man and 1 need the money I
think the frog's worth Just ns much
as those rare pictures Morgan and other
people buy. They can't depend on
their plfcturrs nnd you can depend on
this frog. They might better get some
thing that's nllve. I believe thn frog
Is from 50 to 100 years old. An at
tendant at the Aquarium told me he
never heard of one so big."
TAFT COMMENDS CAPT. HOOD.
Ilia Battlrahli), thr Drlannrr, Wins
Ifae Battle KRlclrnrr I'ennnnt.
Wahhinoto, Aug. 26. President Taft
has written a letter of the highest com
mendation to Capt. John Hood, I'. S. N.,
commanding officer of the battleship
Delaware, his ship having attained the
highest total merit In gunnery for the
I year ended June 30, 1312. and having
these officers: Commander W. P.
Phelps, Commander II, II. Price, Lieutenant-Commander
W. It. Oherardl.
! I.leutennnt-Commnnder C. C. Uloch.
Lieut. A. M. Cohen. Lieut. (5 M.
Courts, Knslgn V. A. Urnlsted, Gunner
It. O. Williams and Chief Machinist
J. M. Parduhn.
NEW GLACIAL PHENOMENON.
Illscnvered nt I'nrt Frederick. er
Cmitn I'ulut. V .
WlltTHHAi.L. N. Y., Aug. 2B. A phe
nomenon thnt Is thought to be of
glacial origin has Just been discovered
on Fort Frederick grounds near Crown
Point, N. Y. It is tut Immense cavity
In a limestone formation that was
upparontly bored by the forces of nature
The pit, which Is like a huge bowl In
shape and Is fifteen feet In depth hy
nine feet In diameter, was first noticed
by workmen In the employ of Mrs,
Frank S. Wltherbee, who gave the
grounds to the State. The men wen;
excavating for n supposed secret tunnel
from the fort to Lake Champlaln when
their attention was drawn to the pit.
Amateur geologists and, others who
have seen the phenomenon are certain
that the cavity was formed during tho
glacial period. The fact that tho hole
Is entirely smooth und that at Its hot
torn rested a large granite boulder until
It was blasted out Is proof, they say
that It was not tho work of man.
MANY PHILA. PRIESTS DIE.
line to Ulnar Conftnement
fraalnnnl Snja I'hralclnn
PmnDELriiiA, Aug. 26. The nlurmlng
inuriuijiy among I'minueipma catholto
pastors has caused Archbishop Pren-
dergast considerable trouble in tilling
tho vacancies left by the deaths of tho
It tins been suggested that tho con
fessionals nre to blame to a largo ex
tent. These ln nearly nil of the
churches whose priests havo recently
died aro small, dnrk enclosures, con
structed In such n way oa to afford llt
tlo or no ventilation.
A prominent physician who Is u mem.
ber of tho Church has taken up the sub
ject with Archbishop Prendergnst nnd
han Informed him that unless some dif
ferent form of confessional Is used he
will soon find that moro priests will
Upon tho urrlval of the Archbishop
from Kuropo his medical udviser's sug
gestion will bo taken up, It Is suld, and
in place or tho closed compartment now
In general use there will bo placed In
ono section of the church a screened
FOB NTRVOl'H DISOKIIt Its, Insomnia,
mental exluuxlon anil laniltiiilr take Ilnrkfimr.
Acjil l'liospliate; a tunic for uervci" and Motnacn.
1912, hy the Sun Printing and Publishing Attoclatton.
WILL BEGINJJFE AGAIN
Coiiiicilnnin, Who Confessed He
Wfis Ex-Uurelar, Recon
ciled to Fnmily.
STARTS NEW JOB TO-DAY
Mill Never (Jo Into Polities
Airniii Tells of Ileinp
Piiiut.m.i'iiu. Aug. -JC- William .1.
Uurke, Philadelphia's reform Council-
raan liu disappeared on August IS after
writing a confession that ho Is an ex-
convict anil second story worker, and
resigning from the Council, rolurned to
night and became reconciled to his wife
and stepdaughter, who have been loyal
to him through his troubles.
After greeting his family at 2020 Ka.it
Tioga street, liurko Immediately went
to the home of John I.. Pehr. the local
business man who offered to set Uurke
up In the cigar business, provided he
would come back and faco the music.
To-morrow Uurke will take charge of a
clgnr store und barber shop at 1315 Kace
In n talk with I'ehr. Uurke told the
story of his downfall and gave thtj name
of the cx-convlct who blackmailed him
and drove him to hide In n New York
"When I went nwai." said Huro. "I
"haved ofT my mustache. I did not want
nny one to know me. 1 got my mall at
fho .MIUm Hotel nnd I lived on Thlrtv
sixth street I fousht out the battle
with the assistance of my wife.
"1 owe a gnat deal to my wife and
stepdaughter and I propose to repay II
"I am done with politics forever."
Uurke declared that certain people
had attempted to mnke capital oiit of the
fact that ho wus 11 reformed Councilman.
"Just because I was an nntl-organl-zatlon
Councilman Is no reason for gung
papers to take advantage of the fact."
ho said. "As n reform advocate I be
lieved that the crooks should be driven
from politics. I think 1 am nn authority
on crooks. I know them nnd I have
lived with them. There are many crooks
"No man, nt the present time, has.any
light to be In politics unless he has n
prlvnte fortune. If lie Is a poor man,
his every move will be criticised. I am
a poor man and nt time have had to
ltorrow money In small nmounts. I bor
rowed n small sum from an organiza
tion politician. I was so grateful that
1 told him If tho time came when 1
could do anything for him ln Council
I would be glad to do so. That man
has misconstrued my statement arjd has
told people thnt he bought me for a
miserable J2 loan. That's politics for
"When I first made my confession."
Uurke continued, "certain people de
clared 1 was lying that I was seeking
notoriety. One newspaper suppressed
the name of the cx-convlct who caused
me to lay bnro my past. This cx-con
vlct Is Jimmy Foley, a man who has
Known me for twenty-five years.
worked alongside of each other In the
harness shop ut Charlestowtt prison In
Uoston. When 1 was a boy In New
York he was a 'stall' for a gang of pick-
"He got every cent I had. nnd after I
made my confession he left Phllndelnhln
and went to New York. Hp is 87 years
fill! 11.. ni.ffit. Ill 1. 11 .
and from now on I will fight the battli
of life no matter what poople may snv.'
THREATENED EDITOR SHOOTS.
Urnvrs Pistol In Quarrel p er Article
Tkenton, N. J., Aug. 2G. Hecausc he
objected to an article in the man's
nev.sp.tper tlirurdo Perugglnl of this
city started a e(ttarrel with Felice Iteale,
nn Italian editor, to-day. He threat
ened to kill flie newspaper man If he
did not retract what he had published
As the latter put his hand to his
back pocket P.ealo pulled n revolver
and shot Perugglnl In the right arm.
Perugglnl was hurried to the Trenton
Hospital by friends. Iteale was ar
rested and held without ball.
HEROINE IN LAKE ERIE SQUALL.
Wtiiiinn Sails Vaehl nnd Aids In
llracne Anild Klorm.
Clm eland. Aug. I'a. Virgil F. lid.
lows was drowned and Miss Kleanor
t-nsKert. sister of Dold Paskert. centre
tleldcr of tho Philadelphia Nationals,
proved herself a heroine this morning
when the yacht on which they wero
wns caught In u squall in Lake Erie.
A puff of wind swung tho boom around
nnd knocked Hollows Into tho water,
Prank Uuehler Jumped overboard and
went tn the rescue.
Uuehler managed to reach Uellows,
but by the time Miss Paskert could get
to the tiller and manage the yacht
Uuehler became exhausted and hod to
drop his friend.
While her companions were stunned
by the tragedy Miss Paskert sailed the
yacht to shorn and summoned the life
i .vers to drag for tho body of Uellows.
She returned in the yacht to superln
tend tho work, but tho body was not
3,000 MILES ON MUSTANGS.
ItlilKlo, miiiI Ills Wife Leave HrooU
ln tn Hide o him Franc-Leo.
Mounted on half broken mustangs that
looked with suspicion and alarm unnn
.treot cars, autos and the urdlnary traffic
or tho city slVeets, Jiiuden M Hldgley and
his young wir... Cleo, rexie out of tho Hor
ough Hall plaza in Brooklyn a fow minutes
ufter iu o'clock vesterdny morning bound
for San Francisco, which thoy expect to
reach on January I, leia. If the riding's
Jloih were born in tho West and have
cratl aw' wy wero ,ftr oigh .2
I.ule.1 Marine Intrlllfence.
tYssXi 'iMiz y,v.kv.ws,: wo m"
FIRE IN STEEPLECHASE PARK.
t'lnmrs AltaeU MovltiK n!mn) nnd
C'nuar rf 1O.000 Dflinnge.
Steeplpchaso Park nt Coney Island
had a closo call with flro last night when
flames ato awny tho moving stairway
and part of tho ballroom. Oeorgo ('.
Tilyou, proprietor of thn park, nnd his
oBleu assistants found a brisk flro spread
ing through lh woodwork of tho stair
way. They sot to work with hand axtln
RUlsherB and tho park flro brigade
strctchod a lino of hose, hut tho flro kept
on growing. A policeman finally called
men from tho city department.
Tho flromen had n hard half hour's
work beforo the flames wnro under control.
When they got to the park it looked ns
though Steeplechase Park was suro to go.
Tilyou'n loss was about $10,000.
A negro band played all tho time men
wero working nt tho flro. A fow women
fainted In tho oxcltcment.
MAUD IN0ERS0LL A DELEGATE.
Orenl Orntora Dnanlitrr la In Prn
Among the delegates to tho Progressive
St ato convention at Hyroouso on Soptom
ler 0 will bo .Mis Maud K. Ingursoll.
daughter of the latCol. Ilotxrt O. lngor-e-oli.
Miss IngerMil! lives nt 117 Cast
When tho Progressive decided to set
up n ticket of their own Miss Ingersoll
Interested heri-elf in the success of the
new party. Sho admires Col. Itoospvolt
and ngree with the olicles of tho Pro
liepiiblicans of not very long nwmory
recall that It was her father, ltobett G
Ingursoll, who made the tamous "plumed
knight" stroll nominating James (J
nialne In 1870 at Cincinnati.
FEWER BANK NOTES BY HAND.
II 11 rr 11 11 of KiigrnvlMit llealna Print
1 11 It With Power I'rpaspa.
Washington, Aug. 26. For the first
time ln twenty years the bureau of en
graving and printing of the Treasury
Department began to-day turning out
national bank notes and other paper
currency printed on power presses.
Sixteen presses turning out 4.500
notes u day were put ln operation. This
was the result of n compromise In
serted In the sundry civil appropriation
bill permitting the use of power
Organized labor made a strong fight
to prevent their use, but ngrced that
one-fifth of the total amount of paper
currency should be printed by power
Instead of by the old hand presses.
CHINESE PLAY FOOTBALL.
Mtmlrnta In Conference Alao Hare
Fncy Oreaa Parade.
WilmajTbtownY Mass., Aug. 36. This
has been a great day for the Chinese
students In conference here.
In the morning Dr. Edward Hume of
the Yale Changsha Mlsslori of Chang-
sha, Chlnn, spoko on the responsibili
ties of the thinking man.
In tho afternoon the students braved
a rnln and had a "fancy dress" parade.
One. student Impersonated Col. Hoose-
velt nnd rode ahead of the procession.
Following the parade address.es were
made by K. Y. Char, Cornell. "12: Dr.
Louis L. Seaman, president of the China
i Society of America, and the Hev. J. E.
Williams, vice-president of the Nankin
University of Nankin. Chlnn.
I A football game on Weston Field be-
twoen toams represent lnff northern ani
! -ttUI..,. ..l .1 n t 1 a,. 1
To-night there was an Interclub en
tertainment In Jcsup Hall.
SPRECKELS SUIT REOPENED.
Contrat for Suxar Klng-'a Mllllona
Will Start Attain September 14.
San Fiunctisco, Aug. 26. The contest
over the millions of old Claus
Speckels, the sugar king, was reopened
to-day when Judge Scwell ordered
Adolph U. Sprockets to bring into court
the books nnd accounts of the old
California Sugar Hefltilng Company.
The two brothers, Augustus nnd
Rudolph Speckels, and their sister Em
ma aro trying to prove that tn his life
time Onus Spreckels gavo to John D.
and Adolph more than half of his
large estate, which they say he had
no right to do, as half belonged to his
Tho accounts of the sugar company
date from June, 1S!S, and will till a
They are to bo produced by Sep
tember 14, when proceedings In the
case -will begin.
TO-DAY TELLS BLEASE'S FATE.
South Carolina 'Will .Now Decide If
It Want. II I in Second Time.
Columbia, S. C, Aug. 26. The voters
of South Carolina will decide to-morrow
whether Gov. Cole Blease Is to havo
a second term or be retired In favor of
Judge Ira B. Jones.
To-night both Gov, Blease nnd Judge
Jones profess confidence of victory,
While a full State ticket, u United
States Senator nnd Congressmen are
to bo nominated, interest centres ln the
gubernatorial contest, owing to the sen
Rational charges against Blease thnt he
has been grafting ever since ho took
the oath of office.
If Oov. Blcaso wins It Is predicted
thnt Tillman will not be returned to the
200 FIREMEN BURY PET CAT.
Itegnlnr Funeral Service Head Over
Philadelphia, Aug. 26, Minnie, a cat
nnd the pet of tho firemen ut the engine
house at Sixty-first Btreet and Haver
ford avenue, was burled to-day In silk
lined coffin, with 200 firemen at the
The cat had ridden to every flro In
thut district ever since sho became a
member of tho lire company eighteen
years ago. Yesterday Driver McDonald
found Minnie dead at supper time.
Every fireman stationed nt that house
during Minnie's stay there was called,
and Minnie wns burled with tho regular
burial servlco read at the grave.
CramDt. rollo. Summer romnlalnt rrllccr.1
by few ilotct of Aaioituxa.Ultlrrn,-Aetr, j
PRICE TWO CENTS.
LOEB WILL TELL
Kooscvclt's Secretary Heard
1004 Interview in the
GETS COLONEL'S O. K.
Says Railroad Man and Odell
Were Shaky About New
WANTED MORE MONEY
Asked the President to Get
Cortclyou or Bliss to
THE OIL THUST LETTERS
I.opli ,Sny Cortclyou Told Him
Hliss s.iiil the .Standard
William Locb, Jr., Collector of tho
Port, told yestcrelay why he went down
to Oyster liny to see Col. Roosevelt
"I went down to Oyster Bay to get
Mr. Roosevelt's consent before I should
testify beforo tho Senate committee."
said Mr. Loeb. "Tho position of prlvata
secretary Is a very delicate one and I
was going to get Mr. Roosevelt's con
sent before going on the stand."
Mr. Locb said that shortly nfter the
publication of tho Hurrlman letter to
Sidney Webster he wns asked by Presi
dent Roosevelt to call up George U.
Cortelyou over the long distance tele
phone and ask him If ho knew whether
any Standard Oil money had been re
ceived for tho campaign of 1904. Mr.
Loeb called up Mr. Cortclyou. who In
turn called up Cornelius N. Hllss. Mr.
Hllss tcld Mr. Cortelyou, said Mr. Loeb.
that no Standard Oil money had been
received, nor was any wanted or asked
for. Mr. Cortelyou transmitted this
message to Mr. Locb by telephone.
This was after Roosevelt had sent two
letters and a telegram In three con
secutive days to Mr. Cortelyou tand had
received no reply.
Mr. Locb was asked why Roosevelt had
not made public Cortelyou'n answer to
tho three "alibi" letters, and be said that
there wns no unswer.
"I can lay my hands on nny part or the
files or that tlmo," he said, "and thero Is
no written record or Mr. Cortelyou'
reply. There is a general letter saying
thnt no contributions with shoo strings
attached had been received."
Mr. Loeb also said that at the Harriman
Haasovelt interview where, according to
the Hnrriman-Sidnoy Webster correspond
ence Mr. Roosevelt asked Mr. Ilarrlman
to raiso funtis to help his roelectlon, he
was present ns a witness at the request
Mr. Roosevelt. Instead of Roosc-
volt's asking Harriman for funds, said
Mr. Loeb. it was Harriman who asked
tho President to get either Bliss or Cortel
you to transfer funds from the National
Committee to tho New York State com
mittee, which was In need of help,
Mr. Harriman, he said, stated that,
money was needed to help out Odell, and
thnt New York Stato hat always been a
heavy contributor to thn national fund,
and they could afford to help out the
"That's the only thing new in what Mr.
Hoohovelt says," said Mr. Loeb nfter ha
hnd road the Colonel's latest btatcment
from Oyster Bay.
"Did Mr. Roosevelt ask Mr. Harriman
to raise money for his campaign fund?'
Mr. Loeb was asked.
"Decidedly notl" was tho reply. Tlia
shoe was on tho other foot. Mr. Harriman
askcnl him to get either Cortelyou or Bliss
to transfer money from the national
campaign fund to help out New York
State, where things looked shaky for
him and Odoll. I was asked by the Presi
dent to bo present and when the interview
was over the President asked me to call
up Mr. Cortelyou and tell him what Mr.
Harriman bad asked and to say that Mr.
Harriman would call on hlm."
Mr. Loeb added that -ho had not been
present at the Archbold-Rogers confer
ence on the midnight after election.
"I can't give you uny more than this
leforo 1 testify," ho said. "I've not been
subpoenaed. I make these btutements
In tho interest of truth."
Earlier in tho day Mr. Loeb had said
that ho and Mrs. Loeb had stopped In
at Oyster Bay while motoring Sunday
tu help Mr. Roosevelt locate some papers
tn his files which had been arranged
when Mr. Loeb was the Colonel's secre
tary. Ho said that thero hnd been no
other significance to his visit, and It
wnBn't until Inter In tho day, when ha
was shown a statement from tho Colonel
thnt Loeb knew nil and might testify
beforo the commltteo. that Mr. Loeb
broke his customary silence.
Ho had previously denied that he
had coma out In support of the Colonel,
and said that hn aims to keep his duties
ns Collector of tho Port outside of
LOEB WILL HOLD HIS JOB.
Known tn I, enn Tim aril lloiiaev ell,
bat Isn't "IVrnlrlonn,"
Washington, Aug. 20. --The Tart Ad
ministration has known for a long limu
that Collector Iooh has had u tleculed
leaning toward Col. Rtowvrlt in tho com
Ing campaign, but this v. ill not cost Mr
liocb his Job unless ho becomes )
Mr. Ixieb has assured the President t mt.
he intends to maintain a n out nil nltti m
iu tills fight. Col. Uooscnelt himtcil' u