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THE SUN, MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1912.
E
SEES WILSON AND RUIN AHEAD.
J,
Stntc Leader Shoots Himself in
Office, Fearing to Face
His Creditors.
FIRST SHOT JIISSED FIRE
Asgoeintcs in Amusement and
Traction Denis Were to
Meet in Evening.
riiiLAMit.rHM, Oct. 6. Thomas J.
llyan, Democratic loader of Pennsyl
vania nnd member of the Donnclly-ltyan-Guffoy
triumvirate that so Ions
controlled the organization of that
party In the State, ended his life Into
thl afternoon In his oflloc In the Land
Tltlo and Trust Uulldlng by shooting
himself will a pistol.
Tho examination of the pistol sb .us
that tho first cartridge did not explode
when he pulled the trigger. The second
bullet lodged In his lirnln.
Hyan was hopelessly Involved finan
cially, and from great wealth It Is un
derstood that through unfortunate In
vestments ho had become prnrtlrnlly
penniless, a year ago urenminmi at
i.oney lainuu oilmen ana wiai loss w.n i
severely felt by him. This season hit
built another amusement resort' on tho
slto of the old Point Ilreeze racetrack,
hut It has not been a success, nnd there
was a meeting scheduled for this eve
ning at his office, where his creditors
were to gather and consider plans for u
trusteeship.
James W. Guffey, tho former Demo
cratic committeeman from this Stnte,
gavo Ryan his start nnd It was with
Guffey's money that hp began business.
After he hnd amassed a fortune Hyan
began to Invest In local traction securi
ties. Ho becamo Intimate with the
Wldeners and the late George D.
Wldenor gavo him tho concessions at
all of- tho parks on the lines of tho
Philadelphia Ilapld Transit Company.
He built Willow Grove, one of the most
nttractlve resorts In the city. He turned
to Chestnut Hill nnd constructed a re
sort there. Then he built Woodsldu In
l'nlrmount Park.
All of them proved Immensely profit
able nnd he organized tin-in Into stock
companies, formed the syndicate that
underwrote them and sold the stock, re
taining enough for himself to make him
Independent for life, With the sucivm
he achieved here he branched out In
other cities and hp Invested In Coney
Island enterprises.
His financial enterprises having be
come Involved, something hnd to be
done to protect not only the creditors
but those who were Interested with him.
It was learned from an attorney who
represents one of the creditors that they
have suspected there were Irregulari
ties In the management of the enter
prises with which Ityan was connected
nnd that the meeting for to-day was
called to see whether or not some of the
parties who were Interested could not
arrange matters so that Kyan's fortune
might be rehabilitated and that their
money might be saved.
Ryan lived with his wife on his hand
some estate facing York road, near
Ashburno road. Melrose. With the ex
ception of the servants, Mrs. Ityan was
alone In the house when the news of
the tragedy was conveyed to her by
friends. It was broken as gently as
possible, but the shock was too great
and she collapsed. A physician was
summoned, and under his orders no one
was permitted to sen her except her
brother and one or two Intimate friends.
Mr. Walsh, Mrs. Ryan's brother, said
he knew of absolutely no reason that
ihls brother-in-law should have taken
his own life. He said Mr. Ryan was
well and apparently in the best of spir
its when ho left home to go to hh
office.
"I am confident." said Mr. Walsh,
"that his business affairs and finances
nre In splendid shape. Ills senson at
both Willow Grove and Point Hree.o
parks was most successful. He had told
me that Willow Grove hail the best sea
son In Its history nnd that the Point
Ilreeze venture had proed profitable
beyond his expectations."
HE BIDS FOR FRITZI SCHEFF.
A Connt From Ilruxll Will Tnkr
Whole Company Doin Tlirrr,
Cincinnati, Oct. 6. Frltzl Schrff. who
arrived hern to open In "The Love
Wager," announcd to-night that she has
accepted a proposition to appear with her
entire American company In Rio de .Jan
eiro, Rntzll, for a season of eight weeks,
beclnnlnK April 20 next
The offer was made by Count Candlde
Mendes dn Ainu Ida, a wealth I'oitu
gTiese living In Itlo, who I- now In Amu
tea as a delegate to tli Int. i national emi
gres of Chambers of 'ommerre Count
de Almeida lltst saw Ml. s, ii-rr In "The
Love. Wager" In I'hll.idelpli i last week.
Mlsi Scheff will take an inerlr.m com
pany of fortj singers and will nppi.ir in
"Tho Love Waiier," "Mile Modiste."
The Prima Donna" and "It.ibette, Mim
ing each opera to weeks.
Count de Almeida will deposit a bund
cf 1100,000 with the Hrazlllan Consul In
New York to guarantee the safe return
of thn entire organization. The eoinp.in
to support Miss Scheff will be selected by
her manager, Joseph M- Gultes.
Count de Almeida Is s.ild to be the
io.,.n.t rnffeo crnn-i-r In Hm7.ll and his
brother. Dr. l-'eidlnando de Almeida, is
owner and editor of the Journal ic llnnil
cf Rio.
H0CKIN DENIES BETRAYAL.
Iron Workers' Nceretnry ( He
(inn- No Kvlilenee.
Indianapolis. Oct. 6, Herbert S
Hockln, secretary and treasurer of tlio
Iron Workers since the arrest or .lonn
.1 McNainiuii, nnd who was denounced
by District Attorney Miller yesterday
afternoon ns n double ciosser or ins co
consnlrators and a thief, inado n state
inent In the presence of members of thu
organization at the headquarters of the
union to-day denying In detail an un
charges of the District Attorney,
Houkln uald that he had never given
the Government tiny Information or any
nancrs out of the offices except what
hnd been demanded on an order of the
court; that ho had never told tho DIs
trlct Attorney anything except to deny
tho charges mado against members of
the organization and that tho detective
from tho District Attorney's ofllce hail
visited him frequently and questioned
him. but had got nothing.
One of tho defendants said to-day;
"Of courso we urn not In a position to
denounce Hockln or any one else J nut
now, but If anybody has been guilty of
dynamiting tt Is Hockln himself, and
we are glad that ho was not permitted
to save himself nt the expense of others,
M U tut out .with McManlgai,"-
PUBLIC COAL LAUDS LEASED.
New Development Poller Mar He
Adopted Kitenalvelr tha Fntnre.
Wasihnoton, Oct. 6. An Important
departure from tho usual policy In re
Kurd to public lands la the leasing of
2,480 ucres of coal lands at Lander,
Wyo., to the Owl Creek Coal Company
by tho Federal Government. This Is
said to be tho first actual lease of mln
crul lands on the public domain by the
Government to Individuals and fore
shadows a practice that may be adopted
extensively In the future.
The lease, as approved by Secretary
Klshor of the Interior Department gives
the bureau of mines absolute control
over tho operation of the mine as to the
methods of mining and the provisions
for Its safety. Tho lease proper Is for
ten yenrs, the company to have prcf-
erentlal right of renewal for successtvo
periods of Ave years each up to a total
of thirty years on terms to be fixed by
the Secretary of the Interior nt or be
fore the beginning of each flv year
pi rlod.
The company ngrees to pay at the be
ginning of tlm lease, nnd on July 1 of
each succeeding year, 2,4K0, or 1 for
each acre, which Is to bo credited upon
the royalties due under the lease. It
also ngrees to pay on the production of
nit coal mined a royalty of GVa cents a
ton for the llrst live years nnd 8 cents n
ton lor the next live years. The royalty
thereafter Is to be llxed by the Secre
tary of the Interior at the beginning of
each period.
Thu company must not assign tho
irnH0 ,. ny nt,.rest In the premises. It
,,.,), no, pcrmt trntnc in Intoxli-ntlng
liquors on the property; nnd the Secre
tary of the Interior has the right to
foi felt the lease for any violation. It Is
provided that "no member or delegate
to Congress, or resident commissioner,
after his election or appointment, or
either, before or nfter he has qualified
nnd during his continuance In ofllce, nnd
no otnecr. agent or employee of the
Government shall be admitted to any
share or part of this contract or agree
ment or to any benefit to arlso there
from." WE SELL THE WORLD ITS MUSIC.
(Inr I'lnnns unit I'honoarrnph" Now
I'nert In r.rcn the Pur Cnrnem.
Washington, Oct. 6. American mini
mi Instruments of all kinds have found
a s.ile In almost every quarter of tho
world, according to a monograph, "I-or-i-lgn
Trade In Musical Instruments,"
which will soon be Issued by the bureau
of foreign and domestic commerce of the
Department of Commerce and Labor.
About $1, 300,000 worth of American
pianos were sold abroad In 1911. Canada
taking tin- largest share. In other
countries they malntnln a steady sale,
but meet strong competition from Eu
ropean, particularly German. Instru
ments. In China nnd the Orient generally the
feature that blocks the sale of Ameri
can as well as European Instruments Is
that the Oriental races have not yet
taken a liking for Western music. This,
howexer. does not apply to phono
graphs, which are easily adapted to
M-Iectlons In any language, and they
nre consequently very popular, espe
cially In China. Shopkeepers there were
quick to recognize the value of the pho
nograph as a crowd gatherer and now
many shops have n phonograph playing
In front all day long.
American organs find one of their
best markets In Australia nnd a larg"
number are nlso sold In Germany. Th-j
fnlted Kingdom was once the Hold for
a thriving sale in these instruments, mu
the coming or the cheap piano and mo
nhonocraiih has diminished the demand
n n,r.:i wrtlnn until the irnile Is In-
ronsl.lni ilile. There Is still n uood de-
mnnd among the Hner farmers In South
... . ...
Africa and nlso In Canada, but In both
places the piano Is encroaching on the
trade.
Largo numbers of American phono
graphs go t" the Latin American coun
tries, where they are immensely popu
lar. ' This Is especially true of Mexico,
because of the many Isolated mining
camps and ranches.
TO MAKE TRAVEL SANITARY.
ulilli- Health Srrlee In Inspect
I'aMpnicrr Trnlnx nml llonta.
Washington-, Oct. fi.- Sherman Allen,
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury,
low ilheeteil the head of the 1'ubllo
Health Service to Inspect the sanitary
features of
f e,llen.,,l trultis nml vessels
ngagetl in inicrsiaie roiuiueni-. u
expected that us a result railroad trains
ami pussenger carr.viim ii-ffi-m un tice we see, lor instance, n large pro
ronntrv will be "cleaned up" where dticer using anv quuntlty of benzoate of
cleaning Is necessary, and that the Gov-
,.r.,.i-c, lnl..r,.Mr n tie mutter Willi1"'" proieiieu inmi prueeiuuun , we .see
uromnt the managets of railroad and
water lines to fumigate at certain In
tervals, especially In parts of the coun
try where there Is a constant movement
of persons altllited with tuberculosis
and other contagious diseases.
I'nder n law passed at the last ses
sion of Congress the Public Health
Service has authority to make Inquiries
Into polluted water supplies nnd to co
operate with other bodies In protect
ing the public health.
At present then- Is no special appro
prlatlon available to defray the cost of
the Inquiry. Accordingly surgeons of
the Public Health Service will bo
obliged to conduct this Inquiry nt times
when oi ders for travel are Issued for
other duties.
BIG JIM THORPE ON WARPATH.
Con i-li Wnrner, However, llesenrs
Unfile nml Chokes Off Veils.
PlTTStirr.n, Oct. fi.--A crowd In the
lobby of the Seventh Avenue Hotel Inst
night raw big Jim Thorpe, hero of tho
it-cent Olympic games, lower his colors
to Glen Warner, roach of the Carlisle
Indian football team. When the mlxup
was over Thorpe was put between two
Carlisle men nnd inarched up to the
Union station.
It Is said tho world's greatest nil
around athlete htrnyed from the path of
prohibition and Warner caught him In
the cigar aland with a bottle. Warner
was sore, It Is wild, because the big
Indian had gone Into the Washlngton
.lelTerson R.itni' morn than ordinarily
stimulated,
Hul If ho was hn carried It with great
speed, for Thorpe played a grand game.
He was slow getting started on his
runs, Inn Ills offensive work was good.
"Give me that bottle!" yelled Warner.
Thorpe refused and Warner went to n
clinch.
"Who gave this to him?" demanded
Warner, turning upon n crowd of men
who had witnessed thu row.
Nobody pleaded guilty and Wnrner
turned again on Thorpe, who was emit
ting yells that attracted all Ihe police
within two blocks. After Warner got
through Tliorpo had lost his volco nnd
went chccj-fully along Liberty avenue
with bU trtorct& epsorfc , w
Campaign Document Asserts
That Two Presidents Ma
nipulated It.
BRING IN SHERMAN'S NAME
Vice-President's Brothers Saved
$"M)00 a Year by Using
Saccharin, Is Charge.
Tho charge that the pure food law,
"as modified by the executive orders of
President Roosevelt and President Taft,
is devoted almost exclusively to tho
protection of the pocketbook of tho
producer, showing the triumph of mer
cenary interests over tho welfare of the
public," is made In a Democratic cam
paign pamphlet to bo distributed to
day by tho bureau of health conserva
tion of tho Woman's National Wilson
nnd Marshall Organization.
With the pamphlet goes the word of
Dr. Harvey W. Wiley that this Is "tho
most important campaign document yet
Issued by the Domocratlc National Com
mittee." Dr. Wiley Is president of tho
Democratic health conservation com
mittee. He tins been nt work for some
time on what was to be an "exposure"
of the pure food law administration,
but the pamphlet that goes out to-day
Is not signed. It Includes an appeal
for votes by Mrs. J. Horden Harrlman,
president of the woman's Wilson nnd
Marshall organization.
In tho pamphlet It Is alleged that "a
firm financially profiting by the use of
saccharin In foods was the brothers of
.lames S. Sherman." now Vice-President
of tho United States. Mr. Sherman,
then a Congressman, according to tho
pamphlet, called at the White House
with the representatives of Curtlco
liros. and Williams Bros., largo
users of benzonte of soda, and demanded
of President Roosevelt that the activi
ties of the bureau of chemistry ceuso.
Rays the pamphlet:
They were Interested beausi they were
making money by tha use of benroate of
soda and saccharin, whtch enabled them
to muke a cheaper product than their
competitors. Mr. Sherman ns a clincher
to I1I1 argument informed President
Roosevelt that "his firm" hud saved over
11.000 the previous year by using sac
charin Instead of sugar! Thus, for 14.000
the use of saccharin, a fraud and an In
Jury, was permitted to go on undisturbed
for four long years. For It was by this
direct appeal to President Roosevelt, and
by an anneal to the Secretary of the De
partment of Agriculture, over the heud of
the Uureau of. Chemistry, that the food
and drug act decision against these chemi
cals nan set aside and an executive order,
wholly Illegal and contrary to the express
provisions of the law, was substituted es
tablishing thn Remsen lo.ird and demand
ing that all matters referred to the board
should be taken out of further danger of
prosecution. This tcave the adulterators
and mlsbranders free rln to continue
their nefarious traffic until the report of
that board. This board validated the use
of benzoate. of soda to the triumph of the
poekatliook of the producer over the
stomach of the consumer.
It Is nlso charged that the present en
forcement of the meat laws "Is a na
tional scandal of no less proportions
than the conditions portrayed by Cpton
Sinclair In 'The Jungle.'" The Republi
can Administrations ure censured for
validating the use of sodium sulphite.
whoso use In "embalming" beef for
Spanish war soldiers figured In a na
tlonal scandal. Says the pamphlet:
Pirslde
nt Taft lias not only retained
. set up In violation of the law,
this- hoard,
but has et.-nuVl In direction to Inter
"to which had not been covered by the
llnriil tlt fiilmlnlfttiMtlnn lie hrtM eVin
continued to keep In ofllce the very men
who bad been provid to be the most ac
me In nulllfvlng the action or the bur
eau of rhemiMry. and In bringing false
i-haiges aealnst the chief of that bureau
to ou.t htm fiom public sen Ice.
So powerful are the means at the hands
of tlie.e "Invisible, governors" of the
totintry. It Is reported that fabulous hums
have been spent in defending such suits
against food debasers as the Department
of Agriculture and tlm Itcmsen board
have finally permitted to be brought. And
when the courts have decided in favor
of the consumer, In many Instances ap
peals have been taken fiom the courts'
decisions and action hai been delayed as
long as one or two ears Thu the
"Invisible government" delays the wheels
of Justice We now have Hie outrageous
spectacle of small and unlmpoi tiint of,
I fenders being dealt with sevei-ly and
'"r'-iituuii.-. mi ueillllliu me
pathetic consideration of the Di-purt-
,, . . , ,,, ,,,., , ,,,
lMr)H , pffor,K t0' bring them to Jus-
soda or alum or fumes of burning sul-
" '
miiuiifactiiriMs making debased
whiskey or brandy or rum with alco
hol and colors and flavors escaping pros
ecution. On the other hand, small of
fenders, using other substances no more
Injurious, nre In ought promptly before
the com Is.
STUDENTS IN AUTO CRASH.
Xew York
le .linn's l.ric Urnben
When
far lilts Tram
Nkw H k vkv, Oct. n. A largo touring
nnr flrlv.,11 liv 1 1 1 1 n 111 I 11 Mil OI I Ml tkln ipcr
(.nmtiiil into a team nt Rocky Beach near
Milford early to-day and the Vale students
who occupiod the car were thrown out.
The most seriously hurt was Carroll II.
Alker of .Nnw iork, son of Alphonso H.
Alker of 3M Madison avenuo. New York.
an nttornev. Valentine Hart loft of Chi
cago was also badly hurt, his face being
gashed,
Alker's leg was broken. Ho was taken
to the New Haven llospltnl by A O.
Wnterhouso, who arrived Koon nftr the
accident.
Alker, Thaw nnd Uartlett are all mem
bers of tbe sophomore class in ule, and
he dean as well as the "est Haven police
re investigating tno wreck, it is uniter
food that Thnw's oven were blinded hv
he light of nnother car nnd that ho drove
is machine into ino leum. lie was un
urt.
AUTOS HURL GIRL UNDER CAR.
First Our Strikes Her, Then Another,
but Motormnn Mtups.
Paulino Lobe, 21 yenrs of age, a clothing
machine operator, of 253 Hast Tenth
street, was severely injured last night
when two automobiles conveying an Kust
Kidii wedding party on a sightseeing tour.
struck her and throw her under un Avenuo
A surface cai .
Mho was tnken to Hellevue Hospital
whore It was lounii nun oesiuo contu
sions nnd internal Injuries, both wrists,
tint left loot and tho right shoulder wore
dislocated.
Tho automobiles were owned and ono
nt them was ilrl''eii liv Louis Kteinhart
of 51 Willoft street. No urresfs were made,
as tho police said the accident was un
uVoldublo. Tho girl stepped off the curb nt .Second
street just ns thn automobiles turned
into Avenue A. The llrst machine threw
her against the surface rnr and then
the second one oaught her nnd threw her
undor thn car, but the motorman brought
it to a stop just as tho wheels touched ner
tlroker Dohti Praises John D.
Rockefeller and J. P. Morgan.
Tho election of Woodrow Wilson and
four years of dire business depression
with smaller salaries and a Boarolty of
work was prophesied last night In tho
Manhattan Congregational Church,
Broadway and Seventy-sixth street, by
Charles G. Dobbs of 208 West Knd avenue.
Mr. Dobbs Is a member of the etook
brokerage firm of Samuel White A Co. at
32 Broadway.
The itev. iienry a. aumson, pastor oi
tho church, has Inaugurated Sunday night
discussions of civlo and political quos-
tlons and had for tho speaker last night 1
Uharies m. mason, uean or me -owanc i
Law School, who recounted the achieve
ments of Gov. Wilson and said he would
do all In his power to prevent the growth .
of trusts. I
This promise brought Mr. Dobbs to his I
feet, and after defending tho trusts he I
said: I
"And Mr. John D. Rockefeller I have
found to lie the most generous, upright ,
man in the worn, men no propnosiea.
later over tho telephone Mr. Dobbs
explained that ho meant he had always
found Mr. R-jckefellor "an honest, upright,
honorable man." Ho could say as much
for J. I'krpont Morgan, and did.
BIG ROOSEVELT LEADERS
AT LI
E
Gov. Johnson, Oscar Straus,
Dixon, Perkins and Mun
sey at Oyster Bay.
Oyster Hay, N. V., Oct. 6. On the eve
of his departure for the final roundup
of the Middle West Col. Roosevelt held
a conference to-day with Walter Brown
or uiuo. in wnicn muie inc rrogressivo i
candidate Is prepared to make a Anal
and desperate appeal on October 1? and
18; Gov. Hiram Johnson of California,
the Colonel's team mate; Oscar S.
Straus, Progressive candidate for Gov
ernor; Frank A. Munsey, George W.
Perkins, Senator Joseph M, Dixon, W.
Rourke Cockran, Regis II. Post nnd Lu
cie n Uonheur.
Kor the first time Col. Roosevelt had
nn opportunity to go over tho New York
State situation with Mr. Straus since
the latter's nomination. The confer
ence, which covered also the conditions
In those States in which the Colonel
hopes on tho present trip to offset the
favorable Impression which Gov. Wil
son lias Just made, began at luncheon
and was prolonged until 6 o'clock, at
whtoh hour most of the party returned
to New York In automobiles. No one
present at the meeting would say any
thing for publication.
To-morrow Col. Roosevelt will motor
up to town at 2 P. M., going directly
to the Grand Central Station, whence
he leaves at 4:03 for Grand Rapids,
Mich. October 24 Is the date now given
for his return here.
Col. Roosevelt's speaking dates so
far arranged ure: Tuesday, Detroit
and Saginaw; Wednesday, Houghton;
Thursday, Duluth; Friday, Oshkosh;
Saturday, Chicago; Monday, October 14,
Milwaukee; IS, Indianapolis; 1G, IouU
vllle. USES AUTO TO STOP RUNAWAY,
Policeman Leans Oat and ratohes
llorap by Bridle.
Policeman Hwantrom saw a horse
running away with an open barouche
containing three people on the West
Drive In Central Park late yesterday
nft(,nu)on aj impressed Into service an
automobile owned nnd driven by N. I
McLnlnc of 223 Spring street.
The pollcemnn hopped on the running
board at Ninety-third street nnd Mc
Lnlne speeded Ills machine south along
the drive, overtaking the runaway rig
at Rlghty-tlflh street. Hwantrom lennd
fur out ami caugnt me norse ty me
bridle, bringing It to a standstill,
Just at that moment a young woman
In the bnrouche got frightened and
Jumped out. She fractured her nnkle
and was sent to the Presbyterian Hos
pital.
The woman told the policeman that
she was Anna Wilson. 2! years old, of
478 Fourth avenue. Her companion in
the barouche said ho wns August Wil
son. At the hospital the woman declared
that she was Annie Lang of 415 First
street, Hoboken.
3 SAILORS DIE OF BERI-BERI.
Six More of Ship' Crew at lUHIinore
III of Ihe Disease.
Hai.timohb, Oct. 6. With three of her
crew dead and six -more now down with
berl-berl, the bark Daylight anchored
off Qunrnntlne to-day ufter a 125 day
Toyage from Bombay, India,
quarantine physicians administered
to the stricken men this afternoon
while the bajk lay In the l'ntapsco
uwaltlng fumigation.
The ship hns been nt sea for moro
thun four months and these have been
duys of suffering for her crew of thirty-
seven men nnd one stowaway.
The first sickness on the ship was n
case of smallpox, which Capt. Charles
Anderson cured In a few weeks. Before
this patient had recovered, however,
the Chlneso cook fell III with the beri
beri.
Fully a dor.en men, about one-third of
the crew, were 111 most of the time,
Most of the deaths occurred within a
few weeks nfter the disease was noticed,
The first to dio was the cook. The other
deuths followed within tho next two
weeks, tho two other men being Eng
llsh. The bodies were burled ut sea
BIG PROGRAM FOR PITTSBURG.
I.odk I.it of Orators to Appear Hp-
fore Klertlon Day.
I'lTTSPirna, Oct. 6. If orntory has a
stirring effect upon the modern voter,
tho electors of Allegheny county are
going to have their emotions In conflict
continuously from to-morrow until eiee
tlon. Such a programme of politico
speechmnklng has nover been offered
to 1 ttsburg.
On Wednesday night Pr. Harvey
Wiley will address n Democratic mass
meeting nt Carnegie Hall. The follow
ing night I-'rancls J. Henry will give
a third party talk at imqucsno uar-
den. Hov. Hiram Johnson will nppea
at tho same place on October 12. Col,
Hoosevelt will speak nt n big rally In
Kxnosltlon Music Hall on October 21
KuKene V, Debs will preside at the big
Socialist rally at Duquesno Garden on
October 24. William Jennings Bryan
wired Chairman (luffey last night that
he would speak here within the next
fortnight,
Scores of State nnd local speakers
will appear each night.
The figures at the registration board
show about, 75,000 electors have quail-
Greatly Reduced from Our Own Selling Prices!
Klrmanshah Mats, average size 2
ft. by ft. Regular
price $15.00. at the spe- 7 fiC
cialprice .7. ipeOO
41 Room Size Kirmanshah Rugs at $188.00, $195.00 & $225.00
About 9x12 and 10x13 ft. tUesi tegular $330-00 and $423.00) three (bales, containing 41 pieces, in a new invoice just
arrived.
Room Size Persian Mahals at Very Interesting Prices
Suitable for living rooms, dining rooms or libraries;
9x12 ft. sixes; many blue end brown effects among
them; regularly up to $140.00; special at
$70.00, $80.00 & $90.00
$18 to $20 Small and Medium Size Oriental Rugs at $8.75
Such aaBeloochlstans, Ouenjies, Kazakjias and Mousouls. Sizes average 2Ji to ft. in width by 5 ft. to 6 ft. in
length. None C. O. D. or on approval. Mall orders filled first day of sale.
Royal Persian Sarouk Rugs at these Very Special Prices
3J-2X5 ft. sizes; regularly $43.00.
Our- very special price
414x7 4 ft. sizes; regularly $78.00.
Our very special price
Finely woven rugs. Sarouks and Klrmanshahs are tbe finest weaves Imported.
Narrow Persian
The only collection of the so much sought for NARROW SIZES, A new
1S to Vi ft.; length, 8 to 16 ft. Values up to $30.00.
38 Room Size
Rugs that have been here a year or
9 ft. x 12 ft. sizes. Regularly to $273.00,
et $97.00 and $110.00
Mali orders, secompanlrd by remittance, teat
We devote
an Entire
Aisle to
Hall
Runners
Lexinctoi
El
OF GIBSON, SHE SAYS
Mrs. Gnerra TellR How She
Posed an Mother of
Mrs. Sznbo.
QUIZZED .THREE HOUHS
Assistant Prosei-utor Murphy
Says She Will Re Im
portant Witness.
For three hours yesterday Assistant
District Attorneys Murphy and Wasser-
vogel questioned the woman known as
Rose Uuerra, who was brought here
from Wllltesbarre, la on Saturday
night. The woman says that she posed
as MrB. I'etronella Menschlk, the mother
of Mrs. Hosa Mensehlk Sr.nbo. for whose'
murder Hurton W. Gibson Is being held
for the Grand Jury of Orange county.
Mrs. Guerra related In detail circum
stances of her dealings with Gibson
and several of his clients In a way that,
according to tho attorneys, bore out tho
moro general statements which she
made to Mr. Murphy when he Inter
viewed her In Wllkesbnrre.
When the conference ended Mr. Mur
phy said he was Convinced that the
woman Is normal mentally and will be
a very Important witness In the prose
cution of Gibson when her allegations
have been corroborated.
This woman, whose real name has not
been revealed and of whose antecedents
nothing is known, told Mr. Murphy that
she met Gibson some fifteen yenrs ago
shortlx nfter she first came to New
York. Their acquaintance developed tho
most confidential relations, and In the
courso of time tho lawyer Is declared by
her to have obtained such a grip on her
that she was forced to do his bidding.
She gave numerous Instance. of
where sho had risked a great deal to be
of service to Gibson.
In their talk with her yesterday the
Assistant District Attorneys confined
their Inquiries to tho Riabo case. They
learned that on July 16, which was after
Mrs. Szabo had met death, the lawyer
came to her and promised here a'iaro
In tho Szabo estate If sho would assume
a mourning guise and Blgn a paper for
him.
The arrangement was made nnd she
declares that she went with Gibson to
Donald Lyon, a notary public at, 631
Nostrand nvenue, Brooklyn, nnd signed
a paper. Sho says mat wnen wns iiiui
been done Gibson gave ner a rauroaa
ticket to Chicago and J30 In cash.
Mrs. Guerra went to Chlcngo, was
token 111 there nnd nfter recovering
went to Huffalo. There sho encountered
a representative of those who sro de
fending Gibson, but eluded him nnd
mado her way to Wllkesbarre, where
her money gnvo out, nnd word of her
belnit there was sent to the District At
torney's ofllce here. Mr. Murphy went
thero and Mrs. Guerra returned will
ingly with him.
Mrs. Guerra Is said to have told how
Hugh Tralnor lost $25,000 as Olbson's
client, how Mrs. Alice C. D. Klnnnn was
murdered nt the homo of her mother,
Mrs. Stenton. nt 2-164 Washington nve
nue, The Iironx, on Juno 9, 1906, and of
how sho cultivated tho acquaintance of
Mrs. Szabo at Gibson's behest.
Sho said that sho sold lingerie to
Mrs. Szabo and that Mrs. Szabo Intro
duced her to Gibson one night. Then
came the death of Mrs. Szabo. She told
Mr. Murphy that she dyed her hair
gray for that bit of work. She weighed
at that time about 160 pounds, but says
that her subsequent Illness In Chicago
caused her to lose weight. She ap
pears to weigh about 120 pounds now
and to be about 40 years old.
"This woman's story," said Mr. Mur
phy, "while extraordinary and extremely
Interesting, la on that must be com-
-Uttly. fiJucktA.ijlft HWI Xurjfaar aci
Klrmanshah Rugi, average site 3H
x5H ft. Regular prices ,$39.75.
$45.00, $49.50. SpexialJ?0 HC
I25.W and...M..., QLy,IO
Site 10 ft. x 13 ft.
to $248.00; values that
room measurements;
$89.00,
$25.00
$35.00
6x9 ft. sizes; regularly $188.00.
Our very special price
9x1 2 ft. room sizes: regular prices up to
$395.00. 30 pieces to select from at..
Hall Runners Special at
Persian Serapies Reduced as follows:
two new ones coming hence the reduction. None tent on approval.
10 ft. x 13 ft. and li
eipress prepiMlo aarvtrt effhe Vailed States.
ALL CARS TttKSFOt TO
to 3d Ave.
59th to 60th St., N.Y.
tlon can be taken alone the lines Indi
cated In her statement."
This checking up will be done during
the next few days. The woman will not
be taken to Orange county. District
Attorney Rogers of Mlddtctown will
meet Mr. Murphy within a day or two
and together they will go over every
phase of Mrs. Uuerra's statement. None
of these statements has been sworn to.
Charles Goldzler, who was counsel
for Gibson In the will case out of which
his present difficulties nrore, said yes
terday he didn't think much of Mrs.
Guerra'a story as he had heard of It. He
thought Gibson was too clever ever to
have taken Mrs. Guerra Into his confi
dence.
Robert II. Elder, who Is defending
Gibson In tho present case, also said
that he thought little weight could bo
given to the woman's story.
No attempt was made yesterday to
have Mrs. Guerra Identified by Mr. Lyon
or Mrs. Stern. Mr. Murphy said that
undoubtedly 'the Identification of the
witness was a very Important matter.
He could not say when It would be
mnde.
HIT BY AUTO 'AND KIDNAPPED?
Victim .Says He Waa Dropped oi
Mrmlum by Men That III! Ulrn.
Joseph Peterson, 40 years old, of 513
Harrison avenue, Harrison, X. J., was
found Injured last night lying alongside
the Kearny turnpike on the Itackensack
Meadows, where he said he had been
dropped by an automobile party whose
machine had struck him In front of his
home, a mile and a half away. A man
who chanced to run across him telephoned
to the Harrison polioe station and an
ambulance was sent to thn meadows.
Peterson was taken to bis home at J0;30.
two hours and a half after the accident.
Dr. A. A. Mulligan said he was suffering
from a laceration over the right oye, out
hands and a possible facturo of the right
foot.
Peterson said that m he was crossing
the street to get some Ice cream for his
tlilrtoen. year-old daughter, Agnes, be was
Knocxea uown uy an automomie contain
ing two men and two women.
He declared the machine as Btopped
and one of tho men lifted him Into It,
oaylng he would take him to Now York,
where he could be attended by a physi
cian. "When they got me out on thn Kearny
turnpike," he said, "they put tno out,
telling roe they would send a doctor to
me."
Councilman Frod Clifton of 'Harrison.
who witnessed the accident, told the police
the automobile bore the New York license
number 101535.
Conrad II. Ruhl of 134 West 118th
street said early this morning that It
was his machine which hit Peterson.
"He walked out from behind another
car," ho said, "and our car Just grazed
him. Wo put him In our nuto and
found ho wasn't Injured. I asked him
If he wanted medical attendance and he
said he did not. Then we put him out
and resumed our Journey."
Mr. Uuhl declared Peterson was not
taken out on the Kearny Turnpike and
left there, as the Harrison man alleged.
STABBED IN ROW OVER GIRL.
l-'reeuort Men (lunrrel and One's
1,1 fe Is Ilespalred Of,
Freepoht, L. I Oct, C As the result
of a quarrel over a girl In n Baloon on
the Merrick road early this morning
Charles Semf, 22 years old, Is In the
Nassau Hospital, slabbed In the head,
and George Hex, 36, Is locked up In tho
Mlneoln Jail to uwalt the outcome of Ills
Injuries. He was held without ball by
Justice Kdwards.
According to the story told to the po
lice, Semf nnd a young woman were In
the saloon when Box entered. Tho men
quarrelled over the girl end went out
side to have It out, the girl following
nnd pleading with Semf not to fight.
Suddenly, It is alleged, Box drew a long
bladed knife and plunged It Into Scmfs
head. He fell unconscious.
The young woman's screams brought
help, but before tt arrived Box had fled,
Capt. Dunbar found htm later hiding
under a bed In his home.
At tho hospital It Is said Bemfa
fitafupaa at racoyartng r
Kirmanshnh Rufls, aversie site 4H
z7 ft. Regular prices, $78.00,
$88.00, $95.00. Special C A( CA
at $39.75, $49 and... p4V.0U
and 11 ft. x 14 ft.; regular prices up
are not equalled anywhere; bring
special at
$98.00 & $110.00
$110.00
$188.00,j
$15.75 to $22.50
shipment of 100 pieces; sixes in-sridtlji
,
ft x 14 ft. sizes. Reg. to $mm
at $128.00 and $148.00
OrlcaUl RogJUspim-Hssnsa
'Oriental
Rot
Shop, ,
4th
Floor
R. R. STRIKE BREAKERS
BEATEN AND ONE SHOT
Crowds in Atlanta and Augusta
Charged by Police in
Automobiles.
ONLY TWO TRAINS OUT
Georgia Road Wants Troops Out
but fiov. Brown Refuses
Request.
Atlanta, Oct. 6. Two trains, one
from Augusta to Atlanta and one from
Atlanta to Augusta, were operated by
j the Georgia road to-day despite tha
I announcement that tho engineers would
I refuse to man the engines until tha
I strike of the trainmen was settled.
Volunteer engineers pulled the two
boutalled trains that got through os
the main line, and conditions were, re
ported so threatening that the road
officials announced that no mora trains
would be sent out for tho prMent.
Several shots were fired at fj train
at various points and non-unlonitrajn
men were beaten.
The sentiment along the UBfltsjasl
to favor the strikers and It la'daaiaJHi -(
for the non-union crews. Ia Avcwte
to-day four strikebreaker sjbJUj aa
sauited. Ono man waa ehoftjn. tfeoftrip
and all four were severely tea)s!LIt
was necessary to remove Ihini i4ifhjiii
to the Augusta hospital.
Only by vigorous method iiMr Mb
police able to prevent a rlot.at f&efear
mlnal station In Atlanta, About It A.
M. a man came. In the. depot tualemn
coupling up a train. Somebody yelled.
"Strikebreaker!" and "tho' crow mad
for tilm. Tho man escaped by tnntng.
In tho, afternoon strike ayropattdfsra
got bold' of a strike breaker and', peat
him brutally. So threatening did aha
situation become inAttanta. thartithe
police reserves' were orderefl'o-4h ter
minal station.
The officers In high power auto
mobiles repeatedly charged the atrlks)
sympathizers and forced them to dis
perse. About two dozen strike breakers ara
In hospitals In Atlanta and Augusta
suffering from Injuries. Tho strike haa
been on for a week and the road has
been practically tied up. President
Scott hns asked for troops, but Gov.
Drown thinks the civil authorities ought
to afford protection.
Scores of towns aro Isolated by -the
strike and provisions are running short.
Automobiles and wagons are being used
to haul supplies.
United States Commissioner Nelll Is
In Augusta, but he has failed to bring
about a settlement.
CAN'T GET MAIL AT SCHOOL.
Philadelphia Parents Object and
floys Are Indignant.
PiiaADKt.rniA, Oct. ,0. When the cofll,
gress of the Hoys Central High 8er,'nnt
of this city convened Inst nlghtrast
llrst matter brought to their atternt of
was a protest against the rulllJias a
President Hobert Ellis Thompson i'yt
In the future the studentB -would
be permitted to receive their mall at
the school.
The young men ore Indignant, .par
ticularly as some of their letters hV
already been remalled to their hamaa,
Incurring much parental disss tfafar-
tlon. The boys say that they am old
sent where they please, but eYtdatfttM
the families of the Kuoenta o no;
agree with them, for tha talapkeJuaV J
warn husv yesterday explaining arfcy M
several Brewing tpogtqyatji ?TrtJf
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