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THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Fair to-day; fair to-morrow, with rising tem
perature; light to moderate westerly winds.
Detailed weather reports will be found on page IS.
VOL. LXXX.NO. 64.
NEW YORK, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1912. pp. 19l2 b " pmi..ip Moe-oiion.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
HADLEY THE MAN
Tii ft. nnd Hilles Agree He
Should Take Sher
COMMITTEE FOR HIM
Telegrams From Members of
Republican National Body
XO FINAL DECISION AS YET
Proxies From Absent Commit
teemen Must Be Secured
Wishes Not Binding.
Gov. Herbert S. Hadley of Missouri Is
the man whom a majority of the Re
publican National Committee favor as
successor to James R. Sherman as Presi
dent Taft's running mate at the head of
the Republican ticket.
Tres'.dcnt Taft made it clear to his
frlendj yesterday morning that Gov.
Hadley would bo acceptable to him.
Charles P. 1 lilies, chairman of the Na
tional Committee, showed Mr. Taft at
his breakfast table a list of committee
men who had tolegraphcd him In Gov.
Hadley's favor. The President Indi
cated that Gov. Hadley's name was
agreeable to him.
A definite conclusion was not arrived
at becauso the Republican leaders, in
cluding tho President and Mr. Utiles,
went to UUca to attend Mr. Sherman's
funcraL The question of a successor
to Mr. Sherman was discussed on the
way down t;om Ctlca, but no deflnlto
decision was arrived at.
It has been, Mr. Hlllcs's opinion ever
lnoe Mr. Sherman's Illness began to ap
pear serious that it would not be to tho
party's advantage to select a new can
dldato for the Vice-Presidency. He has
bellovod that the President should go
alone before the people at the polls next
Tuesday. If the Republican ticket is
successful then the national committee
can suggest a man to tho electors. In
any event, It is the electors under the
Constitution who will choose the Vive
ITesldent, no matter what tho national
.. ?e3T. can accept the National Com
infttec's recommendation or not, as they
choose. A suggestion of the National
Comraltteo Is not considered as binding
upon the electors as the choice of the
It was explained that proxies from
absent members of the National Com-
' mltteo could not be secured in lens
than five days. A telegraphic expres
sion of preference would not be enougn
to -warrant members of the National
, Commltteo who live In the vicinity of
New York going ahead and naming a
successor to Mr. Sherman.
As a matter of fact, Mr. Hllles has
heard from most of the fifty-three mem
bers of the committee. A majority have
told him that they prefer Gov. Hadley.
The one course that the National Com
mittee could pursue In the present
Juncture, It was explained yesterday,
was to Indicate Its choice, which would
be made conclusive after election, in
accordance with the rules of voting un
der which the National Committee acts.
it was argued that such on expres
sion of opinion to all Intents and pur
poses would be acceptable to the voters
.is an official nomination. They could
then go to tho polls knowing whom
they were voting for when they cast
A number of Mr. Hllles's advisers
have told hltn nguln and again that
this Is the best way. They argued that
It would hazard tho success of the
ticket If the voters were asked to vote
blindly for an unnamed candidate. The
President. In his acquiescence In the
name of Gov. Hadley would seem to
lean the same way.
Gov. Hadley Is known to be a favorite
with many Republican voters. At the
Chicago convention IiIr boom was spon
taneous, nnd at one time he appeared
to bo the ono hopo of salvation for the
Republican party. It was nrgued then
that If tho two factions could agreo
upon him the party would be saved.
It was said at that time that Col. Roose
velt himself wbb tho man who put a
stick In the cogs nnd prevented an
agreement upon Hadley.
Against un expression of opinion by
the national committee In his favor nt
this time, It Is urgued that ho Is by no
menns certain of carrying his own State
for the Republicans. This argument of
weakness In Missouri Is known to bo a
factor In Mr. IIlllcs's mind, bending him
away from furthering Hadley's nomina
tion. The suggestion has been made that a
Western Progresslvoof the Cummins type
would bo a better vote getter than Gov.
Hadley. It was even proposed, nnd pro
posed seriously, that Senator l.a Kol
ctte, provided ho could bo Induced to
accept the Informal designation by tho
national committee, would be a power
ful nlil to tho Republican cause.
n the scorn that Pennsylvania Is
hv no means certain us a Republican
State, recognizing the great Roosevelt
-cnduncy In tho western counties, It
as argued yesterday that John Wann
umker would strengthen the ticket
thirit and would be n benefit to the He
publican cause throughout the coun
try. Tim nnme of cx-Vlce-Presldent Fulr
anks was suggested on similar
..Tumid. H was utgued that the Kulr
'.inkn hold on Indiana Is not (lead yet
unl that his presence as a running
unto to Mr. Taft would help to keep
that Stuto out of tho Progressive col
I'nn and prevent also tho election of
. Senator llevcrldge as Governor.
The ti'iiue of ex. Congressman Mcf'nll
.MaHMachnsetts also was proposed.
! .ill has a lurgn following, In eastern
ilut-MchiiHctls mid would be un asset
to tlic Republicans In the tight for that!
State 'on Tuesday.
It Ih probable the Republican leader
mm me i-resiucnt win decide on the
candidate to-day, or decide to lot the
t'eket go to the voters an It stands.
TAFT IN CITY FOB THE NIGHT.
Will Leave Here for Cincinnati to
Vast Vole on Taraday.
The special New York Central train
carrying the mcmbors of the Congress
delegation who attended tho funeral of
Mco-Prosident Sherman at Utloa yester
day and to which President Taft's prlvato
car Ideal was attached, reached Grand
Central Station last night at 10.20 o'clock.
The special ran from Utlca on tho time
of the Empire State Express, which was
With President Taft were Attorney
General Wickersham, Secretary Nagel,
National Chairman Charles D. Utiles
and Associate Justices Hughes and Pit
ney or tne supreme Court. On the train
also were Senators Bacon, Root, O'Oor-
man, Penrose, Works, Ollvor and Lip
pltt. Renresentatlvnn Fifnrarntrl PiU..
and McMillan, former Congressman
jitou ana (jocks and ex-Governors
Odell and Blaok. Ex-Vloe-Presldent Fair
banks and Senator Crann of Majuaehit.
setts left the special at Albany.
i-roement 'I art went at once to tho
Manhattan Hotel. He will leave New
York this eveninn at It n'nlnnlr fnr Pin.
cinnatl, where ho will vote, and will leavo
mere ror Washington on Wednesday,
rouunuig tne capital early Thursday.
MRS. SELIGMAN HURT BY AUTO.
Wife of De Will J. Kellcman
Knocked Down on Fifth Avenue.
Mrs. De Witt J. 8ellgman, wife of a
retired member of tho Arm of J. &
W. Scllgman, bankers, was run down
by an automobile while crossing Fifth
avenue at Fifty-eighth street, while on
her way with her husband to their home
in the Hotel Netherland yesterday
afternoon. The machine threw Mrs.
Sellgman to the pavement, the blow
rolling her to the gutter. Her physi
cians say that no bones were broken
and that tbey have found no evldenco
of Internal Injuries.
Tho automobile was a touring car
owned by Charles J. Cornell, Jr.. of 14
East 81xtleth street. Mr. and Mrs. Cor
nell were in the car nt tho time. They
assisted Mr. scllgman In lifting Mrs.
Sellgman Into tho machine and carrying
ner to me note).
When sho recovered a little from th5
shock of the accident Mrs. Sellgman
asked for her handbag, which she had
been carrying. This and her husband's
walking stick were found In tho Cor
nell automobile, where some ono had
thrown them. A gold watch amUla
mond Btudded locket which Mrs. Sellg
man had.had In the handbag were miss
ing. Tho locket contained a lock of
Mrs. Sellgman's mother's hair.
Mr. Sellgman Is a son of James Sellt-
man and a cousin of Isaac N. Sells
HISSING AUTO WRECK IN PARK
Doctor' Car Taken From Curb and
Abandoned by Tire Thieve.
When the police found the automo
bile owned by Dr. Fellowes Davis, Jr.,
In Central Purl; late last night a $100
tire was missing and the machine was
almost a wreck. It looked as though
It might have been run Into a sturdy
Uee or telegraph pole while speeding
Dr. Davis, Jr., stepped from his office
at 68 West Forty-seventh street on
his way to a patient's home. His ma.
chine, which he had left standing at the
curb, was not to be seen. He went
to the East Fifty-first street police sta
tlon nnd learned that the missing cur
had been found In Central Park.
The police believe the car had been'
stolen by some of the automobile thieves
who have been operating In various
parts of the city lately; that (he thieves
either purposely or accldently wrecked
tho car while driving through the park,
and then made away with the $100
tire, It being about the only article
on the machine that could be readily
detached and sold without fear of de
ACTOR SHOT IN STAGE FIGHT.
Waddlna- From llerolver Which
Catches In Clothe Kutera l.ra.
Thomas R. Mills. 33 years old, of S40
Manhattan avenue, who plays the part
of Gordon Lavlock In the stock com
pany which concluded a week's engage
ment ut H. F. Keith's Harlem Opera
House yesterday, was painfully wounded
In the last scene of the play last night
when the big pistol he was carrying
was accidentally discharged and the wad
ding from the blank cartridge entered
his left leg.
Mills fell to the floor of the stage and
the audience applauded wildly, thinking
he was doing unusually clever acting.
When It was found that he was really
hurt there was considerable excitement.
which was increased when six police'
men who were told that a murder had
been committed In the theatre rushed in
to npprchend the slayer.
Finally Manager Fred Selman quieted
the uproar and had the curtain rung
Mills Is supposed, In the last act,
to engago In a struggle with Hooper
Atchley, who takes the part of Ilarru
Lcland, the vllllan. Ho was putting up
a great fight and when tho time camo
to draw out his .44, he being a regular
Western gun fighter, he yanked away
enthusiastically. The gun camo forth,
but tho trigger somehow caught In his
clothes and the cartridge was exploded.
CLARK GRIFFITH'S MIGHTY FEAT
Fell a Charging; Deer by ThravrlnK
Ktone, No Nay Hie Gneata.
Helena, Mon., Nov. 2. Charged by a
wounded deer and unable to use his
rifle, which had Jammed, Clark Griffith,
manager of tho Washington American
League team, saved himself from prob
able serious injury by his old time skill
as a pitcher. Seizing a stone about the
size of a baseball he threw and struck
tho animal on the head, foiling It. He
then killed It with tho butt of his gun.
This was the story told by several
of Griffith's friends, who returned hero
yesterday from Griffith's ranch, bring
ing the skin of tho deer, which Griffith
Is talking of having mounted.
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LIFE SAVERS WATCH
Lone Survivor Lashed to
Schooner Mast Waves tiood
by at Sundown.
BATTLESHIP IS HELPLESS
Surf Throws Boats Back and
Sailor Is Too Weak to
Hold Life Lines.
Norfolk, Va Nov. 2. Lashed to the
mast, with apparently all chances of
being saved gone, the lone survivor of
the crew of the three masted schooner
John Maxwell, stranded a mile south
east of New Inlet life saving station.
wrapped himself In a pleco of the
schooner's ragged sail at sundown to
night and waved his hand to life savers
on shore, who stood silently watching
tho fight of the man against death,
unablo to lend a helping hand.
A few hundred yards away from the
fast sinking schooner stood the battle
ship Michigan and the tug Soroha, both
of them unablo to save the silent figure
in me rigging of the schooner.
Life savers made no less than fif
teen attempts to launch lifeboats to the
stranded vessel to-day, but each time
me nigh surf beat them back and cast
their frail little craft high on the beach.
Two life savers were caught beneath
tho boat as It was cast upon the beach
and painfully Injured.
When the life savers first saw the
Maxwell struggling In tho high seas
there wero two men clinging to the rig-
Ring. When they filled to launch a
lifeboat the life savers shot a line
to the stranded ship. The aim was true
and the line fell across the vessel. One
of tho men grabbed It, held It for Just
a second, then let It slip through his
fingers. He was too weak to hold it.
Again the life savers shot a lino over
tho vessel, but this time It fell short.
Then for the third, fourth and fifth
time the line was sent through the air,
but the men clinging to the rigging
were helpless and did not have tho
strength to grasp the line, the ono
thread between them and death.
While the life savers were making
ready to again try. to get the lino In
the hands of one of tho men on the
schooner they saw one of them throw
up his hands and fall from the rig
ging. He was swallowed up by the
The remaining survivor made several
attempts to grab the line but failed.
He could not hold It when It camo Ho
him and when it fell short he made no
Seas were breaking over the ship all
the time 'and she was being driven
closer nnd closer to shore. She Is now
breaking up and already big timbers
are floating aroundr while the wind Is'
blowing a forty mile gnle from the
northwest. It Is freezing cold, and even
If the storm abates before morning
there Is little chance of the silent man
In the rigging being found alive.
The Navy Department late to-day.
moved by the heroic attempts of the life
savers to reach the vessel and the hero
Ism of the men In her rigging, ordered
the Michigan to the scene to take off
If possible, the lone survivor. Later
the tug Sorona, one of the most power
ful In the navy, wus also despatched to
the scene, but was unable to give any
The seus were too high to attempt to
launch a lifeboat and tho big ship
could do no'Mng but "stand by," while
the men on ier decks silently watched
the efforts of the flguro In the rigging
trying to encourage them to make the
attempt to save his life.
The Maxwell was commanded by Capt.
Godfrey. She carried a crow of eight
men, und was bound to Savannah from
Norfolk with a cargo of coal.
WARSHIP RUSHES TO WRECK.
Shi Da In Collision On Hatter Try
In to Make Port.
Nosrou'. Va,., Nov. 2. Calls for ulJ
have been sent out by the Norwegian
steamship Noreuga, creeping up tho
coast to Norfolk, after a collision with
the sailing ship Glcnlln. The Noreuga
li reported to be sinking.
The battleship North Dakota and a
revenue cutter are steaming for the
Norwegian. Her crew Is reported to
be frantic. They have threatened lo
leavo tho ship If the vessel takes In nny
more water. The Glenlln too Is said
to be In a helpleas condition in' tho
storm that is raging off the coast.
Tho two ships collided south of Hat
teras on Friday afternoon. Tho Noreuga
struck the Glenlln almost amidships and
then sent lifeboats to take off tho
crew of the Glenlln.
The Noreuga has a wireless appara
tus, and Is said to be towing the sailing
Tho Noreuga belongs to the Norway
Mexican Gulf Line and Is said to have
thirty passengers. She left Newport
CHARGES TEACHER BROKE NECK.
Slater of Injured Pnpll Aceaaea WIN
mlngton Sehuol Principal.
Wilminoton, Del, Nov. 2. Robecca.
Balrd, aged 13, a student at the Du Pont
public BChool, on the outskirts of Wll
mlngton, was taken to tho University
of Pennsylvania Hospital at Phlladel
phla to-day to be operated on for a sup
posed broken neck.
The case has many peculiar features.
It Is charged by Miss Anna May linlrd,
a slater of the pupil, that the principal
of tho school, W. K. Yerger, Inflicted
tho Injury In chastising her. Although
an X-ray picture taken at tho hos
pltal here showed two fractured bones
In the girl's neck, It was announced
from the hospital In Philadelphia to
night that a fracture might not exist.
Another X-ray picture was taken to
day and It will determlno whether an
operation will bo necessary.
Mr. Yerger and his friends declare the
child's condltlqn Is not the result of if.
treatment by tho principal. Mrs. Ter
ger says tho little girl has tubercular
CUBAN ELECTION IN DOUBT.
Kach Side Claims Victory, hut Mcno-
eal fteema to Lead.
Sptctal Cable Dtfpateh to Tni St.
Havana. Nov. 2, Each side claims to
have won a victory In yesterday's elec
tion. The vote Is so close that It is Im
possible at this tlmo to say who has
been elected. "It is pretty certain that
Ocn. Mario Menocal, the Conservative
candidate, has carried the provinces of
Havana and Santa Clara,, but the result
In the other four provinces Is still
Returns received up to 9 P. M. give
this result: Orlente, Liberals, 31,425:
Conservatives, 31,492. Matanzas. Lib
erals, 23,755; Conservatives, 23,827.
Plnar del Rio, Liberals, 16,082: Con
servatives, 16,345. Santa Clara, Liberals,
27,482: Conservatives. 33,291. Camagucy,
Liberals, 11,578; Conservatives, 12.151.
Havana, Liberals, 33,710; Conserva
tives, 37,026. .
There are still sixty election pre
cincts upreported from Orlente, 140
from Santa Clara, thirteen from Matan
tas, sixty-six from Plnar del Rio and
sixty-one from Havana. The total
number of registered voters was 629,-
Havana has twenty-seven members
of the electoral college, Plnar del Rio
fourteen, Matnnzas fifteen, Santa Clara
twenty-flve, Camagucy ten and Orlente
twenty-four. If Ocn. Menocal has car
ried Havana, Santa Clara and Cama
gucy he will bo elected, receiving 62
votes, while only 58 are needed.
'The returns so far total 205,963 votes,
which with those still unreported show
that only about 60 per cent, of those
who registered voted, although .there
was no trouble anywhere.
The closeness of the vote presents an
element of danger. Both sides arc mak
Ing charges of wholesale frauds, and It
Is admitted thut there was much "re
peating." The registration figures,
which ar more than one-quarter of
the entire population of the Island, were
Gen. Menocal has carried Camagucy
and Is almoBt certain to win Plnar del
Rio, which with Havana and Santa
Clara, In which his majority Is large.
will elect him easily.
Orlente Is still doubtful. Matanzas is
the only province which Senor Zayas,
the Liberal candidate, has surely car
WASHINGTON TO VOTE AT LAST.
Mock Flection for Dlafrnnchlaed
Healdenta of Dlatrlct.
Washington, Nov. 2. The dlsfrau
chlscd male residents of the District of
Columbia who have no residence In nny
State are going to vote anyhow on
Tuesday next. Arrangements have
been made by the District of Columbia
Suffrage League for a mock election,
In which all residents of Washington
Resides expressing their preferences
for President, those who take part In
the election are asked to state whethsr
they believe the people of tho District
should bo allowed a "Vote or not.
The ballots distributed also contain
questions as to the form of local self,
government desired for Washington.
ACCUSES WISSIOW TO DIX.
tonkera Lawyer Fllea Charsra
Avalnat Weateheater I'roarcutor
Holmes Jones, a Yonkers lawyer, has
preferred charges to Gov. DIx against
District Attorney Francis A. Wlnslow
of Westchester. He charges the Dls
trlct Attorney with Intimidating Grand
Jurors, obtaining a false Indictment, at
tempted blackmail, holding up an Indict
ment to further the Interests of his
friends, and using his office to get
Mr. Wlnslow last night would only
say that the charges nre ridiculously
absurd, but It Is known that Mr. Jones's
charges folloTHd some litigation which
he has had wl.h Mrs. Caroline Dow over
the ownership of a barn. Mr. Jones al
leged thut the barn wus his, und he
moved It to his property, whereupon
District Attorney Wlnslow took the
matter up with the Grand Jury nnd
had Mr. Jones Indicted. Mr. Jones got
out on a writ.
Hot words have passed between the
two several times, und It is said that
Mr. Wlnslow even sent detectives to
Ruffalo, Mr. Jones's home town, to see
what they could learn about Mr. Jones's
CAUGHT IN BARREL, HIT BY CAR.
Han Fall Head Flral, Thru la
Bumped, bat l.lve.
While ThomaH Roach, a mechanic, 35
yeurs old, of 30 Morton street, Williams
burg, was plodding his way home ulong
Kent avenue, near South Kleventh
street, early yesterday morning he. waH
prompted by curiosity to peep Into a
barrel standing at the curb. It was
empty, and while leaning over It he
fell head first Into the barrel, where
his clothing became entangled In a
number of nails. He was unable to
release himself and rolled Into the road
way. While he was making frantic efforts
to get out of the barrel a crosstown
car bumped Into him, but tho motor
man brought the car to a stop before
Inflicting serious damage. He heard
faint cries for help and found Roach's
legs protruding from tho barrel.
The motorman and conductor tried
In vain to dislodge the mechanic and
then left hlm and went to Broadway
with the car, where they notified Police
man Bender of the Clymer street sta
tion. The latter was obliged to uje
a knife to cut nwoy Roach's clothing
and the sharp nulls had ho severely In
jured ,the man that he required tho at
tendance of an ambulance surgeon.
UNDER WATER 61-2 MINUTES.
, Frenchman Ilrraka All Itrcorda In
Sptrlal Cable VtMpateh to The Sin,
Paris, Nov. 2, When a man named
Enocs remained under water for four
minutes and forty-six seconds In March,
1896, 'tho swimming world was aston
ished. A Frenchman named Pnulyucn
tried to break this record In 1907. He
remained under water for four minutes
and thirty-one seconds and then camo
up moro dead than alive. To-day
Poulyuen succeeded In breaking the
record by remaining under for six min
utes and thirty seconds,
Florida, the Carnllaai, Atlanta, nirinln.
ham. Hupeilor wrvlce via Sraboarri Air Une'i
eleetrle-llcltteil itrfl tralm
Inq. I1M H'way.
raone kh miu, aar,
AUTO FALLS OFF BRIDGE,
Solomon Jacobs of New York
Pinned Under Wrecked Car
COMPANION SLIGHTLY IIUBT
Timbers Collapso Under Ma
chine Owned by Mrs. Neil nnd
Two Drop Fifteen Feet.
Nkw Unu.NswicK, N. J., Nov. 2.
Solomon Jacobs, a broker, living
at 92 IUvcrsldo Drive, New York, was
killed near here this afternoon whon an
automobile In which he was riding with
Mrs. Jeanncttc Nell of Somervllto
smashed through the planking of a
small bridge which rfms across Green
brook, Union avenue, Hound Brook.
Mrs. Nell was thrown Into the brook
with Mr. Jacobs, but was only slightly
Mr. Jacobs hud spent the ntternoon
culling upon Mrs. Nell, a widow, and
It was her automobile, a small runabout, I
In which they wero driving when tho
accident occurred. It Is thought the
bridge had defective Mooring and that
rotten planks had been weakened by
tho passage over them of a heavier
vehicle a short time before Mrs. Nell
and Jacobs started over the bridge.
The bridge Is a small affair, hardly
wide enough for twi wagons to pass,
and about fifty feet 1 ing.
As soon as the machine got fairly
upon the bridge some of the timbers
collapsed and the car pitched down
to the brook, fifteen feel below. In
the air It turned turtlo nnd fell on top
of Mr; Jacobs. Mrs. Nell was thrown
a few feet to the side and except for
bruises nnd a wetting was unhurt.
The water In the brook at this point
Is about three feet deep and Mrs. Nell
was able to wade ashore. Persons liv
ing near at hand telephoned for medi
cal assistance and then ran to get the
machine off Mr. Jacobs. They found
him at the bottom of the brook, plnn?a
down by the weight of the automobile.
He had been drowned and had been
unablo to save himself becauso the
back seat of the car had fallen across
Neighbors gave dry clothes to Mis.
Nell, who was able to go homo aft?r
sending word to Mr. Jacobs's home In
New York. The automobile, which was
a new one, was badly damaged, and
In falling It broke through a gas main,
which added to the excitement. Mr.
Jacobs's body was taken to Kdherton'n
undertaking establishment In Bound
Brook. w ff.v-
Mr. Jacobs had an office ut IS
Broadway nnd lived at 92 IUvcr
sldo Drive with his two unmarried sis
ters. He was about 65 years old and
single. He leaves two other sisters,
Mrs. Alexander Mayer nnd Mrs. Rose
berger, both of New York. Word of
the accident was received nt his home
early yesterday evening and two of
his relatives went to Bound Brook to
take charge of the body.
Mr. Jacobs went Into bankruptcy in
January, 19t0, with liabilities of $248.
042 and nominal assets of $905,687. He
wus at ono time president of the Mex
ican Sugar Refining Company, which
went bankrupt In 1909.
SOLDIER NEEDN'T PAY ALIMONY.
TeMlaca He ficla air. n 'Month and
Court Itule I'orthnltu.
A private In the Regular army with
his pay of $15 a mouth ns hN only In
come Is not required to pay alimony to
his wife under a ruling by Supreme
Court Justice Newburger yesterday.
The soldier In question Is James If.
Donaldson, a private stationed nt Fort
Slocum. His wife, Rose Donaldson, Is
suing for u separation on the ground
of non-support, and he appeared be
fore Justice Newburger when his wife
asked for alimony und counsel fees.
Donaldson appeared In uniform and
asked for nn adjournment to enable htm
to get a lawyer. When the court
learned that he Is In the army und
gets only $15 a month the court said:
"You don't need u lawyer."
, Justice Newburger then signed the
order denying alimony.
DIES OF FRIGHT AT FIRE.
.Mr. Fay finlua Safely on Hoof,
Then Drops lilfele.
Mrs. Mary Kay, wife of John J. Kay
or 2C Hast 143d street, died of fright
when with the other occupants of the
tenement she ran to the roof Inst night
to escape a fire which had filled the
halls with smoke.
Tenants had smelted smoke for some
hours, but It was not until nearly 8
o'clock that one of them went Into the
cellar to Investigate. With tho open
ing of the door smoke poured Into tho
While tho firemen were on the wny
three young men, Krank Mullcr, living
In the building: James Hnnlon of 315
Willis avenue and Charles Doyle of
342 Morris avenue, went through the
house, leading the twenty families to
tho roof nnd ncross to tho house ad
joining. ' AUTO KILLS MAN ON BROADWAY.
Chauffeur llnalira Victim to llna
pltal, hat He Die nu Wny.
Rooten Cashjiun, employed by rela
tives In un Orlentnl rug shop at 2292
Broadway, above which he lived, was
knocked down by an automobile nt
IJIglity-Hccond street and Broadwav
J yesterday evening. George Bollcker,
cnuuneur lor r.owurci niengennian, a
silk manufacturer, of 80S Vst End
avenue, was alone In the machine.
i Bollcker stopped the car, and ran back
to see what hnd happened. CashJInn
was unconscious, nnd It was easily soen
that his Injuries were fatal. The chauf
feur put the Injured man in his ear,
and drove to Roosevelt Hospital, but
CashJIan died on the wny. .
WINTi:il nOMKN l. TtlHROI I II.
lint way to reach Ilium via KOUTHI'HN 'MM
lY'- noHylln all InlorniBtlon. Apply fj. V,
omcr, rut 1'irth At., cor, nth it .Ut.
1500,000. TO DE BEARN CHILDREN.
Ilelra of Iloaa It. Wluana Acree to
Make Up That Amoant.
Baltimore, Nov. 2. Documents filed
this afternoon disclosed the fact that
beneficiaries under tho will of Ross R.
Wlnans have agreed to give up 1500,000
from their legacies to Beatrice, and
Gaston de Beam, tho infant children
of Prince Henri de Beam, who was Mr.
Wlnans's son-ln-law. No provision wan
made for the De Beam children In tho
Most of the $500,000 will be given by
the residuary legatees and the remainder
will be given by Miss Dorothy Bateman
of Newport, who got 1500,000. The other
legacies. It Is said, will be paid In full.
The attorneys for Ross W. Whistler,
trustee und one of tho residuary lega
tees, first offered tho Prlnco $400,000
for his children. The offer was declined
and was raised to $500,000, which was
MRS.. SAGE GIVES TO HARVARD.
la l.ara-e Cnnlrlliator to at ,800,000
Fond for (Inrmllorlra.
Boston, Nov. 2. It was learned to
day that Mrs. Russell S.ige was one
of tho largest contributors to the $1,800,
000 fund which Is being raised at Har
vard University for the new freshman
The only announcement made Is that
the dormitory wl.ich she gave will ba
called Standlsh Hall, nnd that the build
ing given by general donations will be
called Gore Hall.
AUNT DELIA PREDICTS TAFT.
Ml Torrrjr Certain People Will He
elect Her I'nvorlte -Nephew.
Worcester, Mass., Nov. 2. That the
people of the country will reelect Pres
ident Taft on Tuesday Is the belief of
his aged aunt, Miss Delia C. Torrcy,
who anxiously awaits election night.
Miss Torrey has followed the cam
paigns of nil three candidates for Pres.
Ident through the dally papers, and al
though she admltU 1 the third party
might possibly reduce her favorite
nephew's majority, she brightened up
in a moment.
"President Taft has made n good
President," she said, "nnd the people
want him nnd will elect him again on
NECK BROKEN, HE LEADS DANCE.
Xrtv llochellc Man, Hurt In Diving,
Celebrate Itetnrn to Health.
Waldorf Miller who has been para
lyzed for more thun n year, since he
broke his neck diving from the rocks
ut Hudson Purki New Rochelle, on the
night of July 3, 1911, 'led the grand
march ut a dance given by the Iroquois
Social Club In his honor at Metropoli
tan Hnll, In New Rochelle, last night.
Until a few months ago Miller, who
Is 21 yenrs'of age, was a helpless crip
ple, and his physicians said ho never
would recover. He gradually regained
the use of his arms and hands and then
he suddenly found he could stand on
his feet, but was unable to walk' with
out the aid of two people to balunco
him. lie was carried to the dance last
night and sat In his chair.
When the grand march started ho
nsked two friends to hold hlm, and he
led the march around I he hall.
One thousand people attended tho
MARSHAL FOUND SHOT TO DEATH
.1ln moimI, III,, (Irtleer Murdered
a .Suicide In llullroad Yard.
Chicago, Nov. 2. John Kumphouse,
for many years marshal nt Maywood,
111., was found shot to death to-day In
the Proviso yards of the Chicago and
Northwestern Railroad at Melrose Park,
III. The body was found lying face
downward near the tracks with a bullet
wound through the head.
It Is believed he was allot shortly
after midnight. A woman passing the
yards about that time Is suld to have
heard a number of shots tired, the
sound of the reports coming from with
in tho yurds, but she did not Investi
gate. Mrs. Kamphouse said her husband
luul been In good health and happy nnd
that she knew of no reason for suicide.
Tho authorities are working on the
theories of both suicide and murder.
$10,000 ON WILSON BEGGING.
n,000 Hrt That lledue llrata Mraua
Waiter on State Outcome.
A curb broker had $10,000 to wager
on Wilson nt S to 1 yesterduy. No
money appeared to cover the small end.
A bet was made of $1,000 to $2,000
that Roosevelt would carry eight States.
A curb broker offered $1,000 to $800
thut .Roosevelt would get more popular
votes thun Taft.
At Schumm's $D,000 has been bet
that Hedges beats Straus and $5,000
even that Roosevelt beats Taft In New
York State. Them Is offered the fol
lowing: $1,000 even that RooBevelt
does not carry live States, $2,000 at 2
to 1 on Sulzer, $2,000 even that Straus
boats Hedges, $500 even that Straus
docs not carry ten counties, $500 even
that Wilson gets more votes than Sul
zer In the State.
Solnimm holds bets of $30,000 this
year, ugulnst a total of $80,000 four
WOMAN SLAIN AT BIBLE SCHOOL
.Shot by Young- lllahwayman Who
Taken Una nnd Fleea,
Kansas Citv, Mo., Nov. 2. Shot down
by n boy bandit on the steps of the
Scarrett Bible and Training School he,re
nt 6:15 o'clock this evening, Miss Elma
i'errln, 32 years old, of Hume, Mo., a
student nt tho big Methodic? Institution,
died two hours Inter,
Her ussullnnt escaped. '
Miss I'errln, who was preparing for
work In tho foreign mission flelL had
been making some calls and wif ked
Into tho grounds of the school ns a? ell
summoned the eighty students to din
ner. .lust ns she was running up the steps
of tho terrnre In front of the dormitory
a young white mun seized her by the
arm und look her handbag, containing a
pockrtbooK. When he released his hold
she attempted to run, but he drew a re-
volver nnd fired. Tho bullet passed be- I
tween the stays of her corset and en -
tA.nil iUn nllr,nn Ql.n AII .
" ,,, .,,, oi'iuiiK 10
ner reel ami ran swiruy up the steps
into the building. ,
Complete Sedan Almost Cer
tain to Bar Retreating
ADRIAN OPLE TO FALL
Might Bo Taken Now by
Bombarding, but Will w
SIEGE LINES UP FOR DAYS
All Fear of Interruption by
Turks Dispelled by the Fall
II y I.IKUf. WAU.KH.
Special Correspondent of the' Vienna
"Hrlchspnat" and "The Sua."
Bulgarian Army Headquarters.
Mustapha Pasha, Nov, 1, 6 P. M., -
The Bulgarian artillery continues the
bombardment of the Turkish work op
the northwest front. The outflanking
and pursuit of the defeated Turks tow
ard Constantinople has already piv
greased so far that a Sedan (a complete
encircling of the Turkish army) may al
most certainly be prophesied.
Tho fall of Adrtanople may be ex
pected next week. It might have been
forced sooner by a ruthless bombard
ment, but King Ferdinand ordered thai
the city be spared. The siege has been
complete for soveral days and the fall
of Demetlka. whenco the Turk after
the defeat at KIrk-klllsaeh had taken
30000 men to the main army at t,ule
Burgas, removes all fear of Turkish In
terruption of the siege operations.
Reverting to the battle of Bunar-Hla-sar-Lule-Burgas,
I must again empha
size the herloe Bulgarian assaults on
the Turkish centre at Kavakdere In the
second day's fighting. Three times a
Bulgarian infantry charge waa repulsed.
yet undismayed and unshaken the HuVf
gars charged a fourth tme and cp-
tured the heights of Kavakdere aft a '
terriDio ngnt at close quarters.
Uacoalrtaeal Report of the Caiptate
of 40,000 Tarka.
SimcIoI CabU Df patch to Taa 8tx.
London, Nov, 2. There ia an uncon
firmed report current In Sofia and re
peated In Prague papers, that Adrla
nople fell to the Bulgarians early Satur
day morning and 40,000 Turks were
enptured. The forts there have been
silenced, It is known, because the Turks
ran out of ammunition.
If this report Is true It Is no ur
prlsc to those who have followed the
war In the Balkans. The circle drawn
round tho ancient Turkish capital by
the ruthless Bulgars'ls complete.
Lieut. Wugner. The Sun's corre-
sjiondent, telegraphed early yesterday
that th full ,.f a ,i-i, .ii..
thut the fall of Adrlanople might bo
expected almost hourly and the fall of
Demetlka, where 30,000 Turks had
come nfter the defeat of Kirk Kllisaeh,
removes all fear of Turkish Interrup
tion. Klghttng In front of Constantinople
still continues ns fiercely as ever, but
there ale no details. Military men
think It a possibility that tho Turks
may be able to hold their line from Visa
to Harll, where they are entrenching.
Reenforcements nre urrlvlng, but so are
fresh Bulgars. On the llnu from
Tchorlu to Gecheffer tho Turks, falllntr
i back In disorder from Lute-Burgas, ara
said to be making a stand.
Word has come to Athens of a hlir
buttle between the Greeks and Turks
on the way to Monastlr. Tho Greeks
say they drove buck the Turks. The
Turks sny they defeated the Greeks.
Tho Ottomans assert that among the
Greeks was the Crown Prince. Thla
fighting Is for the most part on the
Plain of Vardar.
Word comos from Kavala, on the
Aegean Sea, that a Greek fleet has "been
sighted off Enos. at tho mouth of the
MeriUa River In the Gulf of Enos,
The Greek blockade has been extended
to Santa Quarantl.
The British Admiralty la busy with
preparations for emergencies in tbu
Levant. It U rumored that a destroyer
flotilla will sail from Portsmouth at
once. The British cruiser Dartmouth
is uuunu mr liirk'iun n-ni.ra rrnm ni.
-- - " -. WM V. I -
w... . ,ic,c, At mi town, io tne
north of Monastlr, the Serbs coming
down from the north and the Greeks
coming up to Join them will strlM
hands and then advance either upon,
Monastlr, where there Is a strong Turk
ish force concentrated, or on Balonlca.
stripped of her defences. t
The return of wounded Bulgars to
Sofia with their stories of the b'oody
fighting between Adrlanople and CoUi
stanttnople gives to the world a realize
tlon of the character of that fighting.
It was medlnval, unbelteveable In this
twentieth century of Ions distance guru
and scientific warfare,
The Bulgarians drove into the hud
dled Turks with their knives In their
teeth, They threw away their guns
when first the Turk's lines wavered and
name hand to hand. Their wounded am
li a horrible condition. Slashed with
knives, torn by soft nosed Ottoman bul
letiK ono glanco at these men In the
slow moving hospital trains shows,ho'
despe.ato was their conflict.
I Tho 'out of the Turks was shameful.
. . . , A 1
it for 'li
tu Co V
, ineir i. fining men iou;;iu ror
on the-trlns going buck tu
nople with women and children.
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