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VOL. LXXX. NO. 55.
NEW YORK, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1912. CopyHoM, 101S. by the Sun PrlnUno ami mbUthlng Auodatltii.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Key to Adrianoplc Falls
Invaders After Heavy
TTJIKS WIN ELSEWHERE
Drive Back Servians at Kou
manovo Latter Also
GHKEKS II EM IN KNKMY
Have Ottnmnn Army of 22,000
in Position for Destruction
fprriaj Cabtt Petpatch to Tnt Bvn.
( h noon, Oct. 21. Kirk Kilisseh, tho
strategic aim of tho Bulgarians in their
attempt to capture Adrianoplc, which
in turn would bo of immense value to them
in their attempt to throw a line of troops
f cm the black Sea to the jtgean Sea
to cut off Constantinople, was lost by the
Turiw at tl o'clock this morning after
two days of hard fighting. The losses
mi both sides were tremendous; hand to
hand combat at the point of the bayonet
won for the Bulgarians.
Kirk Kilisseh, both a town and a fort
ress, is located about thirty-five miles
r.i-t of Adrlanople in a mountain defile
and guards, one method of communica
tion between Constantinople and Adrian
op lo. Its capture destroys one position of
defence for the Turks and gives the Bui-
, garians another stronghold in their march
toward Constantinople, 100 miles away.
The Bulgarians captured 1,200 prisoners,
Feveral Krupp and rapid fire guns and a.4
quantity of wagons and ammunition.
The Turks, after the engagement, began
a rapid retreat to Viza, which is seventy
four miles northeast of Constantinople.
The Turks themselves officially admit
that their troops are retreating. They
state in Constantinople, however, that
there was a heavy engagement, and that
the Turks, not being in sufficient force
to press the attack, began an orderly
retreat. Bulgarian despatches, however,
describe the aftermath of the battle as a
rout of the most complete order, fleeing
Turks abandoning their heavy guns to
travel faster, while the Bulgarian'
followed and pressed them.
One report has it that 60,000 Turks
were captured. Official announcements
contain no reference to this and it is re
garded as untrue.
The Bulgars now occupy a line as long
a their Turkish frontier, and are more
that twenty miles inside Turkish territory.
Thfir next attack will be Adrionople
nnd they ore' in a position now to attack
it from the west, north and northeast.
All tho Turkish forces except tho army
corps which 'is holding Adrlanople. will
now be ordered to fall back on the main
nrmy, which is concentrating between
Itaba Eski, thirty-five miles southeast of
Adrionople, and Lulo Burgas, five miles
further. The Turks will then have there
seven corps and four more in reserve
which are now being formed near Con-
i htantinople. These towns are Important
Inasmuch as they guard the railroad be-
twecn Adrlanople and Constantinople.
II these towns or Adrlanople are lost
communication between the Turkish
capital and the Turkish armies engaging
the Greeks and the Servians in the western
lart of European Turkey will be cut off.
The Turks asserted that the retreat
from Kirk Kiliwseh was purely a strategic
move, made in an effort to concentrate
all their forces. J
There was the wildest sort of a cele
bration in Sofia last night when news
of tho capture "of Kirk Kilisseh was an
nounced. There were thanksgiving ser
vices in the churchA and the streets
' were jammed, with the Jubilant populace
' carrying the flags of the allies and sing
ins the national anthem. Bonfires lighted
the xtreets, and tho enthusiasm over
the victory already won and confidence
that Adrlanople will be taken soon knew
The Greeks report that RJzah Bey'a
nrmy of 22,000 men,whlch the Greeks have
driven from Serfldje, Is now facing utter
destruction or surrender. The Greeks
have backed them against the cliff of
Mount i'ieira and are now pressing them
from tbe front, so that the Turks have no
Blternative but to right, which means an
nihilation or to surrender.
The Servians have reported that they
have captured Koumanovo, but reports
from Constantinople do not confirm this.
According to official Turkish announce
ments, Zekki Pasha with his Turkish army
of ?o,oro r.ien attacked them.
While the battle was in progress the
Fulgnrian troops arrived and attempted
Hank movement. One of the Turkish
dKii-ions ,wa sent against them and
routed them. The Bulgarians were driven
for miles across the country and aban
doned rour guns. The Turkish War
Office professes to believe that this dls
I"'fS of the Servians for all time.
i m ine omer nana mo oervians ciaim
degrade state emphatically that the
hervisns have won a big victory, in spite
f terrible losses, and now occupy a
poHtton between Koumanovo and Uskub,
twenty miles west.
TURKS CLAIM BIG VICTORY.
limit of Servians at Kou-
iinnnvo With Heavy Loss,
4'cio( CaMt Pttpatch to Tn Six.
Co.NaMNTiNorus, Oct. 24. Tho Turkish
Government announced officially to-day
nat a Servian army numbering 100,000
" been routed In Albania, hear Kou
mantno, which the Servians claim to
Continued on Fifth rag.
F0UB ALARM FIRE AT CONEY.
Herring's Hotel, ..Majestic Hatha and
Mur of Bungalows Burned.
Coney Island had another fire scare
early this morning when shortly before
2 o'clock George Herlng's hotel - at
Twenty-first street and Burf avenue
caught fire and was destroyed In a
Tho flames Jumped from Herlng's to
the bathhouses of tho Majestic Hotel
and In a twinkling the flimsy wooden
structures were aflame from end to end.
Tho flnaio was fanned by a strong
westerly wind, which swept sparks over
the line of bungalows between Burf
avenue and the hotels and ate them up
as If they were cardboard boxes In a
It was but a short tlmo before four
alarms hud been turned In by Chief
Lally and Chief Kenlon woe speeding
toward Coney Island In fear of another
Dreamland blaze. It 'was feared at first
that tho blaze might reach Raven
hall's, but the firemen saved that.
Geoifr.e Herlng and his wife were
asleep on the top floor of their hotel
when they smellcd smoke and rnn to
the street In their night clothes. The
Are was under good headway by tho
time it was discovered, and It was Im
possible to save Herlng's.
MRS. WILSON NO SUFFRAGETTE.
Says Women should Par More Heed
Philadelphia, Oct. 24. Mrs. Wood
row Wilson and Mrs. Qrover Cleve
land were guests nt the banquet at
the New Century drawing room hero
to-night and which was given to mark
the opening of the fifth annual con
ference of the Home and School
Dean Walter T. Sumner of the Chi
cago Vice Commission presided as
toastmaster nnd Mrs. Wilson made a
spirited address, In which she gave her
hearers the Imprcrslon that there were
more Important things for women to
attend to than to seek the ballot at
In part the wife of the Democratic
Presidential candidate said:
As far as I. personally, am concerned
and my family, we have been more In
terested In social work than woman suf
frage. There are such great needs for
the children of this country at this time
that this work has appealed- to me as
the one which should occupy the minds
of women more extensively than should
the right to vote.
I am not criticising thoss who have
made this subject a study. They are
probably better versed than I am on this
question, but really to me. it seems that
there Is ao much else that I of pressing
Importance that the women ought to ap
ply themselves to questions of thli char-'
acter, that have to do with the savins
.of the boys and girls who attend :chool
ana wno ao noi Know now lo spena
their time after school hours, that I
would rather devote my energies to this
work than to take par In a movement
that would secure the right of equal fran
chise for women.
Mrs. Cleveland did not speak, owing
to a cold, but she was warmly greeted
and shook hands with every person In
CARUSO IN MILAN COURT.
Sara Sliciiorlna Glachettl. A ami and
Journalist for Drfamatlou.
Spicial Cable Dttpatch to Trk Set.
Milan, Oct. 24. The trial of the suit
for defamation of character brought by
Slgnor Enrico Caruso, the tenor, against
SlgnorJna Glachcttl, the operatic singer,
n theatrical agent named Lorls, a Jour
nalist named MlcalissI and a chauffeur
The case arose out of charges mado
by Slgnorlna Qlachettl In a suit brought
by her against the tenor In 1309 that
he had tampered with her mall and
seized a rich contract which had been
sent to her by Oscar Hatnmersteln. Tha
court found that these charges wero
false and that there had been consider
nble perjury and bribery. The prose
cution of Slgnorlna Glachettl and tho
others was then ordered. The singer In
her suit asserted that Caruso's act In
tampering 'with her mail was a pleco
of revenge because she had ceased to
love him. '
Caruso was present In court to-day.
but Glachettl did not appear. She wroto
a letter to the Judge In which she ac
cused Caruso of 111 treating and cruelly
abandoning her, falsely denouncing tho
birth of her two sons and stealing her
Counse) for Caruso In response to this
proaucea letters irom Bignorina uia
chettl to the tenor In which she thanked
him for his liberal allowances, asking
him to forgive her and promising not to
return from South America, where sho
has been singing.
The case was adjourned until to-mor
row. It Is likely to last several days, as
there are forty witnesses to be exam
WILL COACH SOCIAL CLIMBERS.
.one Island Woman ft tart a Ktlquette
Bureau In Washington,
Washington, Oct. 24. First aid for
social climbers scaling the heights of
Capitol society and expert advice and
assistance In social functions Is the
long felt want filled here to-day by
the establishment of the "Bureau of
Social Requirements" by Mrs. Peter
Rathbon Ia Boulise.
In a charmingly arranged office, on
exclusive Connecticut avenue Mrs. La
Boulsae Is ready to act as social men -
tor and Informs her clients on affairs
social everything from the etiquette
of leaving cards down to advice on
how to entertain., Mrs. La Boulsse
was formerly Mlea Isabel Towneend of
The bureau will make a specialty of
furnishing chaperons, taking charge of
entertainments, deciding vexed ques-
Hons of precedence at semi-official
functions, giving advice on wardrobes,
coaching In society email talk, per -
forming social secretarial duties and
taking charge of rirsldencen durfnig
the absence at the owner from the
SEARCHLIGHTS SCAN SEA
Oarlcss Boat, in Which Wind
Took Them Far From Land
ARK GIVEN UP FOR LOST
Trunnt and Pet Probably Tried
to Swim Ashore and Were
An eleven-year-old boy and a momsrcl
dog drifted out to sea from Coney
Island In an oarlcss rowboat Just at
dusk last night. Police boats and other
searchers zigzagged back and forth until
Just before midnight searching for the
boat, while a northwest wind blew up
a heavy sea, which convinced the
searchers that the boat nnd boy and dog
had long ago been swamped.
A few minutes before midnight one of
the watchers found the boat, right side
up, drifting In to shore at Sea Gate.
There was a pair of shoes In It. It Is
believed that the boy attempted to swim
to shore and was drowned.
The boy was Clinton Kox. son of'Pc-
ter Fox, who lives at Surf avenue and
West Twenty-fifth street. Coney Island.
and Is a druggist employed In Ancelln's
store at Surf r venue and West Six
The police boat Patrol cruised off the
coast tilt midnight with her big search
light playing. Police launch No. 7 from
Jamaica Bay and launch No. 6 from
Harbor A, Manhattan, assisted the
Patrol, and half a dozen power boats
also Joined In the search. Besides these
the Sandy Hook pilots and the captains
of the Staten Island ferryboats and all
other craft which ply about the lower
bay at night were asked to keep an eye
out for a email boat containing a boy
and a dog.
Clinton Fox and William Taylor, a
boy of the same age! son of Edward
Taylor, a builder of 2930 West Twenty
second street. Coney Island, played tru
ant from Public School 80 yesterday
afternoon. They found a rowboat at
the foot of West Twenty-fifth street on
the Gravesened Bay side. There were
no oars In It, but Clinton Fox found a
pair and with the stray mongrel who
had attached himself to the party the
boys 'spent the afternoon rowing about
Oravesend Bay. They worked their way
down around Norton's Point and dusk
found them, on the ocean.
Just off the Jxrtnt Is a bad piece of
water, known as the Potato Patch,
with an unenviable record for boat mis
haps and drownings. At the foot of
West Forty-fifth street a breakwater
Juts out Into the Potato Patch, when
the small boat reached the stretch of
turbulent water the boys lost all con
trol of It ond It was thrown against
this breakwater. Young Fox was thrown
out. The Taylor boy could not swim
and hanging to a thwart In terror he
managed to stay In the boat. The dog re
mained, whimpering In the bottom of tho
boat, Both oar a wern lifted from the
oarlocks and floated away. The surf
drew the boat back from the breakwater
arid shot It past, out to sea.
William Taylor doesn't know hoi: he
got to shore. He said he started to
swim and did swim for a while and then
he didn't remember anything until he
found he was lying on the beach.
The point whero ho wns lying Is Just
below the home of Herbert E. Jones, a
produce merchant, on the bluff nt Forty
fifth street, Sen Gate. Ethel Kelder,
a maid In Mr, Jones's employ, heard the
boy's cries nnd with James Leydon, a
watchman nt the colony, found Taylor,
The police wero notified and an ambu
lance was called. Taylor, suffering from
water, pointed out to sea and told about
Kox and the dog still left In the small
boat. One policeman thought he could
see a small noat dancing on the waves.
William Taylor was able to go homo
after treatment at the Coney Island
Hospital. His story was repeated to the
Harbor Squad nnd the task of search
ing for the other boy was begun. It
already wns dark. Taylor was afraid
that a hole had been stove In the boat
when It was thrown ngnlnst the bulk
head and that It would soon sink.
MRS. SICKLES MAT HELP AGAIN.
Sheriff Postpones Sale of Husband's
Relies nt Her Request,
Mrs. Daniel E. Sickles and her son
Stanton called at Sheriff Harburgcr's
office yesterday and asked him to ad
journ the sale of the relics of Gen. Sick
les under an execution for a Judgment
of $3,000 obtained by the Bank of the
Metropolis. The sale had been set for
yesterday and Mrs. Sickles askeu that It
be delayed until November 10.
Mrs. Sickles saved hoc husband's relics
when they were to be sold before by
pawning her Jewelry, but following her
husband's refusal to be reconciled, al
though he knew of her sacrifice, she
declared he could be put out Into the
street before she would aid him again.
Mrs. Sickles told the Sheriff yester
day thr. she thought she would assist
her husband again, but wanted time.
The Sheriff adjourned the sale to No
vember 1, but said he couldn't grant a
further adjournment unless the Judg
ment creditor consented.
NO VOTE BUYING IN DELAWARE.
Three Stnte Chairmen Out of I'onr
Wilminoton, Del., Oct. 24. Republi
can Stnte Chairman Mitchell and Demo
cratic Stnte Chairman Bayard to-dav
1 accepted the proposition of Robert Houh-
ton, chairman of the original Progres
elves, not to buy any votes this year.
William V. White, chairman of the Na
tional Progressives, Is not Included In
Mr. Mitchell says that ns the Repub
lican platform declares against bribery
he is very glad to agree. He will request
I the three county chairmen to direct Re-
publican voters' assistants to comply
j with the law by also having Democratic
, assistants present when a voter asks for
, aid In marking his ballot.
. th Umu W ?'
An exautilt vriv ol Chlaue mbroMerum si
tubiud at their showroomi. m fifth Avo Ait.
DIAZ TO BE SHOT AT SUNRISE.
Ilcsult of Court-martial at Vera
Cms Surely "Uallty."
Mexico Citt, Oct. 24. Gen, Joaquin
Beltran Is to-night at Vera Cruz presid
ing over a summary court-martial board
trying Gen. Felix Diaz on a charge of
Tho court-martial was ordered by
President Madero this afternoon, with
Instructions that tho findings of the
board, whatever they may be, would be
carried out Immediately. This means
that Diaz will be shot at sunrise) for It Is
certain he will be convicted. In fact,
he had been convicted before tho court
mnrtlal was summoned.
It was learned to-day that the Diaz
revolt was actually a Madero trap, set
and sprung by tho President himself.
Diaz hod long been suspected of In
triguing against the Government. To
catch him at his own game Madero per
mitted him apparently to go about Vera
Cruz without being spied upon, but as a
matter of fact Administration service
men were his constant advisers. Diaz
was led to believe that the major part of
the army would join his colors the min
ute he hoisted the standard of rebellion.
He failed to see the plot until too late.
Even when Gen. Beltran's troops ap
peared before Vera Cruz he believed the
soldiers were coming to Join him Im
mediately and would attack those who
remained loyal tho moment ho (Diaz)
gave the word. This accounts for the
apparent neglect of Diaz to give battle
the moment the Federals came In range.
LEFT $130,000 FOR NOBODY.
Hermit Had 3(1,000 In Trunk,
Vallae and Under Carpet.
Philadelphia, Oct. 24. With $30,000
In bank notes, gold and silver secreted
around his room at 2S3 South Eighth
street, Marina Merllno, 73 years old, a
hermit, died this afternoon.
The neighbors say ho was too mean
to have a physician. He die I alone as
he lived. Little Is known of Merllno.
He never spoke to any person. lie
never worked. He Just existed.
Persons who saw him thought he
might have an Income largo enough
upon which to live In the frugal man
ner In which he did.
The police, summoned at his death,
looked through a dilapidated valise first.
It was crammed full of bills of small
denominations. There was nothing else.
They then started to search a trunk.
This was half full of silver coins from
nickels io dollars.
Bank notes of large denominations
were secreted'beneath the carpet They
were spread neatly overj the floor so that
no lump betrayed their presence. Bank
books unearthed show that Merllno had
nearly $100,000 In savings banks of the
city. There is nothing to show where
Merllno got his money and nothing to
show to whom It .should go.
JERSEY PUTS BLAME ON GIBSON.
Coroner' Jury Holds Lawyer Re
sponsible for Ssubu leatb.
The Hudson county, N, J., Coroner's
Jury, which has been holding an In
quest Into the death of Hose Menschlk
Szabo. who lost her life In Greenwood
Itkc, Orange county, N. Y., on July IS
last, brought In a verdict last night
that Burton W. Gibson Is responsible
for her death.
As Gibson, a New York lawyer, Is
already under Indictment In Orango
county for the murder, and trial Is 3et
for November IS, the proceeding In New
Jersey Is entirely gratuitous and will
affect Gibson only It at some futuro
time it Is decided that the crime of mur
der was not committed within the Juris
diction of the New York courts. In
that ca.o the Coroner's verdict would
expedite Gibson's return to Hudson
There have been four hearings In thn
Inquest", which was held by Coroner J.
M. Houghton. Coroner's Physician OttT
Schultze of Manhattan wns the principal
witness and swore that Mrs. Szabo had
been killed by strangulation of tho
throat, caused by pressure from with
out. PRISON FIRE LAID TO CONVICTS.
Other In t'1U In Great titer iter
Jackson, Mich, Oct. 24. Fire believed
to have been set by convicts started la
the big binder twlno warehouse of the
State's prison here to-night nt G:30.
All that remains of the building are
the brick walls.
Fortunately for the Stato the stock of
finished twine was not as largo aa was
stored there before harvesting time, but
about 500 tons were destroyed.
Most of the convicts had been locked
In their cells when the fire began. They
looked out between the bars In glee at
the flames, which threatened to lick up
tho big binder twine factory about 100
A general alarm was turned Into the
city fire department and every fighting
apparatus In the city dashed to the
prison, while police In patror wagons
and citizens In automobiles joined In the
rush to the penitentiary.
Thousands of people attracted by the
flames shooting above the roof of thu
prison building hurried to the scene on
foot. And within a few minutes there
were more people surrounding the
prison than at any time during the riot
there Borne weeks ago.
The loss will be $50,000.
ELLISON RAGING IN TOMBS.
Convicted Murderer. Acting I.Ike a
Madman. Hives Keepers Trimble
Late wntchers last night around thi
Criminal Courts Building while the Jury
was delllieratlng on Its verdict In the
Becker case wero stHrtled by shrieks
that camo from the Tombs prison. Tlere
was n rush In the direction from which
tho sounds came, but nothing could bo
seen from the street.
Inside tho prison guards under thn
direction of Deputy Warden McLean
wero struggling with an emaciated and
apparently mad creature, tho wreck of
the one time Bowery husky, James Elll
son, who Is under sentence to serve
from eight to ten years In State prison
for killing William J. Harrington on
June 30, 1911.
BECKER GUILTY OF MURDER IN s
FIRST DEGREE; MIDNIGHT VERDICT
MRS. BECKER COLLAPSES
Overcome as Ho Throws Kisses
at Her From Upper
FAINTS FIRST AT VERDICT
Woman Who Had Bravely Stood
Ordeal Gives In at Last
Mrs. Becker, who was In tho attend
ants' room watting for tho verdict of
tho Jury, fainted dead away when the
news that her husband had been found
guilty was brought to her. Her slster-ln-law,
who during the lono hours of the
evening had been holding tho hands of
tho wife of the accused, worked over
the stricken woman for several minutes
before she opened her eyes.
By this time some court attendants
who had heard of Mrs. Becker's plight
had hurried to her side, and they added
their efforts to those of the convicted
While Ileut. Becker heard the ver
dict of death his wife had been In Jus
tice God's chamber. Afterward, wltn
her friends, she went to the floor above.
At 12:45 o'clock sho left the upper floor
and tottered down the broad steps on
tl.e north side. When the party reached
tl o centre of tho floor a member of her
pnrty pointed to the gallery of the floor
above. There stood Becker.
As Becker was led over the Bridge of
Sighs ho stopped, turned "and threw a
kiss back to his ,ulfe. who was watch
ing him from tho mezzanine floor of the
Criminal Courts Building. Mrs. Becker
threw several kisses back to him with i
both hands and her husband turned j
away and continued over to the Tombs.
Mrs. Becker was led down stairs ut
12:40. With her were her brother and'
sister-in-law and Charles B. Plltt.. As
she reached the Inner door on the
White street side of the building on
her way to her taxlcab she collapsed,
lire brother, who had a Arm hold on
Her brother, 'who had a Arm hold on
In a chair, ,
After two or three minutes she ros-j
tlnued out Into the outer corridor
get the air from the street.
District Attorney Whitman, hurrying
out, passed them without recognizing
the members of the party. Before Mrs.
Becker left the building she collapsed
n second time nt 12:56 o'clock and water
was brought to revive her. She again
was placed In a chair. At 1:03 she had
recovered herself sufficiently to bo led
to her taxicub, which drove away as
soon as she nnd the others In tho party
Becker was led to the Tombs by
Deputy Sheriffs William Hunts. and
George Spellmnn. Deputy Warden Mc
Glcan was ;it the front gate of thn
prison when four or Ave loud bangs on
the Iron door leading Into the prison
from tho Brldgo of Slshs announced the
nrrlvnl of the prisoner. McGlean and
Keeper Michael Melmn hurried to open
the door. Ah Bexker parsed through the
corridor pf the prison on his way up
stairs he turned for a moment and
looked out toward the front door of ths
prison, where a number of newspaper
men were gathered. Then he was leJ
upstairs to his cell.
WAR'LL NEVER END, SAYS WOOD.
Points to lift Ika us mill Tolls Call,
torn In to Incronsr Xnllonnl (lunril,
I.os Anocles, Oct. 24. "War Is not
over, and never will he f; ions as moa
arc men," says Major-Gen. Leonard
Wood, Chief of Staff of the United States
Army, who is hero to-day Inspecting
proposed sites fur fortifications.
"Tho war In tho Balkans," he con
tinued, "surely gives the champions of
arbitration something to think about.
Arbitration will not maintain the pence
of tho world. A nation's only tafeguard
against the horrors of war Is prepared
ness for war."
Urging an Increase of the National
Guard In southern California Gen.
"Although the United States has the
beat system of coast defence In the
world It will not keep a strong army
from Invading our shores. Unless you
have men on their legs with guns In
their hands you cannot keep an enemy
from landing and establishing himself.
You peoplo must do your part toward
building up a stronger National Guard."
MAJOR FISHBACK SUED.
Charited With Conversion of 4a,
IIOO In Storks fcntrnstrd to lllin.
Major Georgo W. Fishback, who got
his title through his appointment on tho
staff of n Governor of this State and
who made an Investigation of affairs In
Cuba In behalf of the Federal Govern
ment Just beforo tho Spanish-American
war, was sued In tho Supremo Court
yesterday for $42,000 for alleged con
version of stocks.
Miss Violet Beach charges that
through false pretences Major KIshback
got possession of stocks valued at f 42,
000 nnd used them for his own pur
poses. Sho alleges through her coun
sel, Harold Remington, that Major Fish
back was nbln to get possession nf the
storks because his wife was nn Intimate
friend of Miss Beach. It Is alleged that
Major Klshback admitted that ho made
Improper use of the Htocks.
Major Flshback whs sent to Cuba
whllo he was .In "the Stain Department
In 1896 as secretary to William J. Cal
houn, the present Minister to China,
who was appointed by President Mc
Klnley to Investigate conditions In the
BIG TIM SULLIVAN ON THE MEND.
I.nrry Mulligan gny Doctors llnve
Simply Been Keeping Hint Quiet.
Big Tim Sullivan will bo lack In Ills
rooms at tho Hotel St. Denis before the
end of next month, his Intimate friends
declared yesterday. Larry Mulligan, Big
Tim's stepbrother, said tho candidate
for Congress In the Thirtieth district
had been In town all tho whllo since
ho was stricken with diabetes, but his
whereabouts have been kept secret so
that he should not bo disturbed.
It wasn't becauso Big Tim wasn't
physically able to register that he hadn't
appeared on any of the appointed days
to Jot down his name, his stepbrother
declared yesterday, but because his
physicians were afraid of subjecting
him to the congratulations of his many,
friends before he was strong enough
for tho excitement.
Sullivan Is Improving fast, his friends
say, and Is anxious to gel back Into tho
BLERI0T RETURNS TO FLYING.
Appears In Micht Hydroaeroplane of
Ills Own Design.
Spicial Cable Dttmtcfi to X Srx,
Paris, OcL 24. M. Blerlot, the aviator,
who of late years has devoted nil his
time to' designing and manufacturing
air machines, revisited the aerial do
main to-day In a hydroaeroplane of his
own design and built by himself.
The machine weighs 100 kilograms
less than similar machines. Blerlot flew
In the air and speeded over the water In
splendid style. With two passengers ho
covered a mile in a minute and a half.
M. Blerlot says ho Is going to furnish
this sort of machine to the Colombian
Government for service on rivers.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRL A THIEF.
Principal Tell Pupils of Her Act
nd of Her Disappearance.
Philadelphia, Oct. 24. Principal Eu
gene Baker of the Girls' High School
this afternoon assembled the cntlro
school In two sections before him and
told them that ono of the girls had been
detected stealing from tile dressing
The principal told the pupils that the
girl cameof an excellent family and
that there was no reason for her to
steal. He attributed her act to evil as
soclntlons that she had formed at the
school. He added that after the girt
was caught stealing she disappeared and
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aniu .iiui .vaia ncio trull', iuiucu lliai
remorse had caused her to end her
life. Because of her family nnd for tha
protection of the girl Dr. Baker said
her name would not be disclosed unless
she was not found.
Tho detective bureau at the City Hall
say they have no clue as to what has
brcome of the girl, who Is not yet IS
years old. There Is In the list of mls?lnir
girls In the records of the Police De
partment, although there Is nothing to
show that this is tho girl who Is ac
cused of the thefts, the name of a rela
tive of one of the city's most promi
WILSON HOLDS PRINCETON.
Poll filvrs II I in 1,1 IS Out of 1,42(1
Princeton, N.- J Oct. 24. The result
of a poll of tho undergraduates of
Princeton was announced at a mas
meeting held In Alexander Hall to-night
under the auspices of the Woodrow Wil
son Club of the university. Of 1,420
votes cast 1,112 wero for Wilson, 153 for
Taft, 142 for Roosevelt. 8 for Debs.
Gov. Wilson put In a quiet day and
evening nt his home. He sent the fol-
I lowing telegram to Prof. Ilobert M. Fif j
of Wesleyon University:
'My warm greetings to my Wcsleyan
friends assembled In Democratic rally
this evening. It is delightful und rcas.
Burins to see the young men of tho
country gathering to champion tho
cause of frea government as against
JUROR SAYS CODSSEL BUTTS IN.
Objects to Lawyer's Objections, Do
the Court Irelarrs n Mistrial.
While Justice Rudd of Albany was
hearing a case In the Supremo Court
yesterday Juror 3 surprised the court
with the remark, "if that other fellow
don't quit butting In wo can never get
at the facts of this case."
The Juror referred to objections being
raised by lawyer James S. Darcy to
questions asked a witness by Harry
Wilbur, counsel on the other side. The
court told the Juror that the lawyer had
a right to raise the objections and the
"W11, wo can't understand thn case
If he don't stop butting In."
Counsel .and court agreed that the
Juror's remarks made It necessary to
declare a mistrial. So this was done
nnd another Jury was drawn.
CUTS DAUGHTER OFF WITH 5.
Mrs, Warren Wants Her to Bar Book
on Stn and Inarratltude,
The will of Mrs. Louise E. Warren,
whn died at the Hotel Albert, leaves
the bulk of her estate to her daugh
ter. Clarence Maude Ogtlby of San
Diego, Cal., and cuts off her other
daughter, mW' Mrs. Udlth Druse Berg
of Paris, with $5. The testatrix say
In her will:
"I glye und bequeath unto Edith
Allen Ogllby TItcomb Druse the sum of
$5, with tho advice that she purchase
therewith some reliable authority on
the sin and folly of Ingratitude, I make
this provision for 'reasons beet known
to Edith Allen Ogllby TItcomb Druse
and myself, nnd because nf her lies,
deceit and cruel behavior that broke
J.AKKWOOD. N. J. "In Sen nf ptn " CM.
msilpcondlUims ntrfert for hrillhftit outdoor life.
spit recuperation. LAUiUiL HOUSE. A. i.
Murpny, Mgr. m
Accused Remanded to Tombs
for Sentence Next
JURY OUT EIGHT HOURS
Three Decisive Ballots Taken
All Voting Each Time for
A QUESTION OF DEGREE
Accused Receives Blow
Without Tremor, but
JUDGE CALLED AT 11:45
Arrives Expecting Question!,
Not Announcement of
CROWDS WATCH WINDOWS
Throngs in Street See Shadows
on Panes an Twelve Men
"Guilty of murder In the first de
gree," was the verdict of Lieut.
Becker's Jury three minutes before
midnight last night.
The Jury had been out exactly seven
hours and fifty-seven minute. The
length of Its deliberation and the Uy
quency of Its request for ejrhlMtl.
together with unmistakable algns of
hot argument In the' Jury' root), had
led most of those who watted Ut at
thn Criminal Court Building to be
lieve that there would he ao Tt
So that when the blow finally fell
upon tho defendant Its force wit all the
Kven the District Attorney himself, a
few minutes before midnight had said
that it looked like a disagreement.
Becker's lawyers had grown more con
fident ns the hours went by. Becksr
himself, chatting pleasantly with his
wife, Charles B. and Louis Plltt and a
former reporter, Frederick H. Hawley.
who had testified In his behalf, was se
renely confident that there could bs no
answer from the Jury room save "Not
The convicted man bore up under the
shock with the grlmness and resolution
that has characterized htm. all through
flrrker Meets Verdict Calmly.
When the momentous answer came
and the question of the clerk of the
court, "Gentlemen, have you agreed
upon a verdict?" was asked the lieu
tenunt. turned calmly toward Harold B
Skinner, the foreman, and displayed
no emotion whatever as Mr. Skinner
pronounced a few short words that
spelled his fate.
The only sign of agitation, the only
visible appearance of shock, was a
gruyness that spread over hti dark
face, the narrowing of the fierce eye
and a contraction of the muscle of tho
Presently when he lifted his right
hand and gave oath as to the facts of
his age and circumstances, there wai
not a quiver of the big arm or waver
of a finger. His voice failed biro. H
could answer the formal question put
to him only In husky tones barely audi
ble a few feet from where h stood at
the bar of the court.
No less remarkable was the fortltud
with which the wife of the convicted
man withstood the first Impact of the
worst of news. She had come to watt
In the chambers of Justice Goff. Whtn
the verdict was delivered she was in
sight and hearing of the epoke&maa
fur the jury. She did not flinch and
uttered no sound. Her right hnd went
swiftly to her breast, paused there far a
moment and fell to her lap. But dip
looked calmly at her husband ai h
stood at the bar and even summoned
smile for his encouragement.
It was later, though, that she suc
cumbed to the -natural and perhaps
Inevitable reaction. Overstrained
nerves and the bitterest of disappoint;
ments broke down her strength ih
Whitman Is Astonished.
It has been said that Mr, Whitman,
chief prosecutor, and Mr. Mots, hi
assistant were genuinely astonished at
the degree of the verdict. This may
not have been the case with Mr, Mr
Intyrc, the chief counsel for Lieut.
Becker, and with John W. Hart. Mv.
Whiteside and Mr, Stryker, hi a
They had appeared to be utterly con.
fldent, the more so aa time went on, but
before the words of the foreman fell
like trip hammer blow on the nerve
of every man and woman who was
waiting when the Jury came In Mr. Me
lntyre made one last desperate effort le
get from the Jury further conJrjtl(vi
for hi client. The foreman was almeet
ready to answer for his fellow when
Mr. Mclntyro aroee quickly, lifted a re
straining hand and then demanded ths
attention of the court. 'v
"I ask your Honor before there
are any further proceeding that, the