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WOMAN GIVES LIE I
10 GIBSON STORY
Winn1 Siis Iiiwyor Upset
limit Al'lcr Mrs. Szttbo
'I nil -I-SHIRT HIMSELF
liclViulniit Told of (.'rait
(hniiii'iiim. When Tlnv
rim imcd Scats.
l III'IIM: TO rMITII SlDI'.S
linriois 10 Testily To-tlny on
si r.'i uuiilii t ion Tlieorv
.IihIup IMI-IH'.n ClIM'.
fie.ms Nov III now Slate's vi.
1 'In c- ap.uinst II111I011 (iibsoit
... t .---'l.i v that I ho accused lawyer.
. ..- .. was pull-d ..lit of Cii r.. 11 wood
l in- ill" launch Torpivlo. rtripp(l
-li 11 ..) din bathing unit before
ir"'s 1 ut fli- .ni-mcnt wits torn from
t 1 1 ', ttli.if s-rugglm:; 111 tho watT
ifi Mi-s I to 1 M S.;ilm, th" woman
- 1-1 mi-.I of murdering
M . I lien 1 l!"-ininger oT in H.'lmont
H 'I- I'nr-r.iui. N .).. w.ts 1 tin wittier,
siir .1- t -nii..il lint tor l!o:i Sabo
"1 I 1 run-m-d bolo.v tho surfaci; (Hbson
'I"" I " I "Mt In which thoy had been
n n. 1 .'"oiu miIm up
P -1 mniiv c.iiii- its a complete,
"""i"' M' Henntngcr was among
I.I-' "f lll'K.'tl W ilit'h who ll'htllil'd
.r hi; 'tip second iluy'i trial Sim H a
x "ii.i'i ut under middle age who speaks
1I1 a i" .itiotincod Herman accent
stie appeared lo I)" unaware of the
irtji "i Mni o nf tier trtitwmy. lull under
'at'ipi- s.i-age cio ,-o.niniiiiatioii she re
Mlee'l o In- shaken us to the fact
Mr lioiiuuiger iii ,luy was staying at
'ami. Pit- in tin. shore of (iroenwood
' !- I an' 111 iIim uftfi'iioon of .lulv in
- was -it t iit; on hr porch when she saw
'".nn 111 soiiv distance splashing lutily
I 'ml' mini; Tin. boat whs tight side
lli was swimming toward it
"I hurni'dly got my opera glasses anil
't ni'd thi-m on th iio.it." she said "It
".id been turned tip-ido tlor.-n and he was
mpni; to it I could so., the launch
rio(to coming lo th" rescue. Ho saw
. oonmiiiutu Inter and stopped shout
"Did lie have his bathing shirt on us
he clung to the upturned boat'"
Hetween the tliiif Mrs llonningor
lowered her opera gln.es and t It-- urriv.il
f William Komp. a Itutgors College
undent, in th 'I'orpido. Oihi-on. iho
prosecution contends, di-cardcd his lath
ing shirt. V.lii-n Komp pulled Oihson
into his launch the lawyer's back h
hare Thi' prosecution some time ago
epcnt ten days dr.iKRi'iK 'he ' lake for
le shirt. It was tiexer found
Ihruuch tli testimony of I'ornelius
li.-ier. a undertaker who emUi'mid 1 he
of Mrs S&ilio, the di'lenc" siHMir.Kl
n opi'iiinj; on which to Uim a ir.eilie.il
hiHiry in oppo-ition in i!im ti timony
of Or S.'hulte
On cross-examinninn Mi- I'.ider n-krii
l-iier: "Was the tiertli or tin - l.oiy twisted
urniind so you had to iiiuxe it b.irl; to
. normal position?"
l-iier iid he placed hi hand on the
w. man's head liack ir the temples and
witliour touchins the no, U at all moved
he head a little to the left nndtwo inches
'orward A lawver of the defence savs
it will be shown that the force tiis'e. I
.lry to accomplish this was suflieicnt
o caiipe the opposition of the throat
'Tans, on which Dr Scliultve liases
lus declaration that the Sabo woman
In connection with thy testimony of
.vwr to-dav it is of inteie.-t to tecall
Hat Dr. Otto Kehultze on tli" staud'at t he
''iiminarv examination of (iib-,011 de-
aied ill unequivocal term that strani;U-!
1 ' 1011 itiroiiRU lorce applied iiom willi-
it was tho only means that could have
a ied the condition in the throat of the
II .never, it is understood that tho
leleiici- has an e.xwrt witness, the, for-
.Riier whom Mrs. (iihon alleges will
iij-e a stir, wlio will testify that the
iiidertaker's handling of tho Ixwly could
ive Us'ti res)onsible.
Mr l.lder drew tiom the witness the
Lot that riKor mortis had set in and that
Me littlo form i.as leipiired to twist
' 'i" h".id On redirect examination Mr.
'lasservigel had tiie undertaker demon-
r.i'e on nn- of liis proevs servers bow
,('ntly hi. moved Him head. He lo
rough' out the fact that l.a.ier had
akeri 1 1 water fruiii sloinaeh or Iiiiiks.
1 '. retn declares lo. night that the
'..lit "I ihe day's wot I; is trom any Kiint
!ow a triumph lor them.
While the prosecution will contend that
' woinaii was stranded liefoiu sho
rick the water, the condition of her
' oat kis-puiK water Irom her Iiiiiks,
' 1011 lelifs on the hom of creatiiiK a
-a otiahle doubt in the iiind of the jury
1 i"vi of two iosil)lo causes for the
1 "irmi; the moriilliK session Ojbson
wfu-pered loitelher con- I
1 11 s wile wfitspereu loitellier con-
ah and freouentlv nassed written
.L'"' ions to coiiii-iiI Nlrs. (libson has
'il herself in every phase or tho case
' kepi a pad on her knee and her pencil
1 ;- several times shu gave notes to
I iter as to what Mhe ttioilulit were),"1"" .v
'i. -naiioi,. between to-day's testimony I hefore the Hoard of I-.stimatB lo-mni-
i..' uivi-ii 1 iy tne same witnesses ut
iioiinary hearins lefoj-ii Judge
o.in.-irv beiirlii? lanfoi-ii Jlldre !
''i Deputy Sheriff Deflraw swore
' ' ' -111 had told him that he was
' 1 ' 11 -I with Ihe deceased's Austrian
I would have married her but
' " ' . 'hat his wife was living, fiib
'l broadlv Mrs. (ilbson smiled
I .1 "l her anil on I lie back of his
" r a--I leaning over exchanged whis
' 1 1 nords During und after the
1 of Mr Henninger the law
j 1 1 is wife lost nil their vivacity,
li. t.-bson took no morn active) part
ii-oceediiigs. District Attorney
i'ipkI lor Iho Huto at 10:20 A. M.
ei.rvogel of District Attorney
olllcu then took charge of tho
-Flosses who lutd incldentH lie-
1 ..rier tlio trugtsiy to descrilw 'raphy had been hoping that the e.xtraor
ib d -isieed of. I dlnarv lllchard King chart, which
.vasiKil without amusing rent- ,
s l-.diih Taussaint of '.'6.'t Wentl.
i ps-i al iho hotel, was neveroly
1 ' v Kliler Oibson told her ho-
1I111 hail plunged in tho lake ,
ce ehaiiRing scuts and ho de-,
inn luiinau loro ins wnri-i
, .1 ,
d,'i,-,nde.l IChlcr. "did you
"ii with (jiicslionK?" ;
1 ply hinr leturnedthHwomanj
Ulerg. 1 1
ally "1 asked him only three
... ... t - . -r. mA ll.nl
r " III l.VIL'111 1IIIIIUICD mui HI.
"i I inaiiy.fpra woman. "
Okmh.i DeW'itt. a negro boy. tickled
uutlci) Trimpkina with his exactness,
"t&lui tkbijH out rowinnaw Oibtou
To Save One Mile
THE Lackawanna Railroad re-
ccnuy completed a "Cut-Off"
which shortened its line to Buffalo
irora 411 to 400 miles, at a cnt nf
otcr a half million dollar's. This
might sound like extravagance,
but is real economy.
The greatest Industrial "cul-ofr "to
Hush Terminal." It nils Insurance,
porterage, rartaje. light, power, and
many other charge, and glres m
proied manufacturing and distributing
facilities all along the line. Nearly
200 hurcessful manufacturers and
wholesalers hate already moved their
plants to the Hush Terminal, and have
thereby found themselves on a much
more direct line lo enlarged business
and increased pronto.
Write for our booklet called "Kcon
omy." Bush Terminal Co.
100 Broad Street, New York City
iiprs.l1iMK "1,m" ,lle wn'pr after the
"Where was r.ibson?" asked Mr
"About three feet from the boat, "re
"Where was the l)oat?"demniided ih
Oaniel was perplexed, then he lighted
.!) boat, why t,Ht ,Tas in lhc Ht
jedne, was the reply
Mr I'.ider asked Daniel if he was ure
the photOKraph in his hands w( the
boat he saw on the lake thatdav Daniel
scratched his head
"Why no, htih. it is only a piece of
paper Hat was a sure 'nuf boat "
I he majority of the witnesses to
morrow win have a more direct bearihe
on the issue and the court announces
that a ciiaiifce in the attitude of the audi
ence must also take place
Justice Tompkins may hold nif-ht
sessions in an attempt to complete the
case this week He instructed Mr W,iser
vo;;el to telegraph for witnesses to come
to doshen to-nipht to lw readv for nn
early session in the tnominq
John Minturn. an important witness
Tor the Stale, is ill atj nj hotel here and
may not be able to take the stand for a
day ortwo. Three of the physicians at the
autopsv on the Sabo bodv. including
,'?r N'hult7, will be here 'to-morrow.
I he trial will be resumed at 1) .10 o'clock
"SUN" SERVICE GIVES "SCOOPS."
"I'oniiiirrclnl Trll.niie" of ( Inrliinatl
It tllu Cumiillmrnt.
I nder the cmillmi Excellent V ews
Serilce" (lie (iiu-liuifili ommrreinl '.i'.
". ill Its issue, of JS'inil.tv, N'nveuihi-r
IT. prints the lullnnun; appreciation of
I in Sis News Serine, to uli cli n is a
T'ie prlnripal irqiilM of n uy in dir. kuc
cefii nrn'iiinrr l a cii-il nct srrvlrr Hie
Commertial T'tbunr . hrlitrs lio.rlni: the A'n
rlatnl l'res rrilre mil an rfflclent rnrin of
rorrriiin-irni In all iurl ot the I'npcl ,SHte
anil In Curnpr, I- gratified lhal II ran Inutt of
brlnr Hie oiilj- it-r In tlil part of the country
Ui rarry In In column' the very exrrlli-nt anil
reliable rrnorl of Tim Shw York Mux "rilrr
There are irlrks In all trailrt anil the trlrli In
Journallun ts good illiplav u'ltti the vailv In
crea'r.l flaff nf the neu r-e"iTtri.nf Trflwnf all
Morn-s ami nil news are n-.aile palat.ibli m the
rearllni, piituir In- maphlc ileserlplinn (iirreit
illetlnti anrt " ul ic-u:is ill -s; I llui nn iiiiti i.e .
no niain-r h.ur lirllllani t ll'orlal department
ma" lie. i-.iu l.eiunie aieeptaiile in me pab.lc
lllttlliilt lltle.iilale new ver(. e
Cin an, I ak'aln the i-imvrr.at 7-'.1.tiha
"rootipj ' it rlial, tnnni to ' hc S'.w Vihk
St.v erlre. with It n-. nt Imporiint ienn
In il.e plu're of Ini rnilnii'. vUMUnt deielop
mint nf me.lienl ili'i-merle, n.iernallonal
illtilnma.-j . tsriirrrnee in tar off lan f atul In
oril happening. It l no umeli-r. tberetnr-,
that the ('ommernal I nn-w l una- ti e mot
pupnlAr home neA'paiier in I'lnilnnitl aiul iln
S'o l.riter UPiiral'im of the fine rnulixneni of
iiik m .v ne erl-c can be fouri'l lhal In II-
reports on the Italian ar. wnlih hum feem- lo
have ilraun lo a rloe 1 rum the iia' ot the
ili-darauon o: v.ar lo t'ie arrangement of u
Jirml'tlee ilepauhes Hye been auUiiulte nn'l
line In other nenaper there have anpean-,1
ntotlrs of massarie au.I eia;geraieil aicouul'
of battle ln.e hlrh Iniartably had in be denied
almost on the full. mine dav. The ar arllrlrs
published In the (.'onei-'-r.ci Tntittif. l.aej on
Tint Nr.w VOBg M x kerilre haVc been uni-olorrd
and devoid of "elloi 'en'ailrinall-.in and Ihe
forent'H haie tieen reall.-nl In the inlii'ilc-st
detail The rrwlrrs of the enmrnernaf 7 r.auie
nay ronzratulaie ihrinsehes on hailnir iu-h m,
excellent, rousenallie 'erilie
200 ACRE R. R. YARD USELESS.
Tracka Hipped l'i. Limit )!
nil Freight I nel.
With tile lipping up or slxtein Hacks
which crossed Hamilton avenue In Ifol
lls the lil Holban fielcht yard nt that
place, which lomprlses rOu nctes and
has between thlrty-fl e and forty miles
of track, costing the Long Island Hall
road ST.'O.OOO, was yesterday marooned
froiii the main line of the i.illroiid, In
coneiuence confusion In handling
ftelKht prevailed from one em) of the
road to the other.
The tracks across Hamilton avenue
had been laid without proper authority
and were ordered turn up by the courts
at the Instance of the Mollis Improve
ment Association. Ah the railroad has
u few- tracks which enter the Holban
yard at other points Ihe yard Is nut
totully cut off, hut Its efficiency Is Im-
paired to such an extent that for the
nine 11 is pruencuuy useless.
The question of KnintliiK the I.onR
Island a franchise to lay the tracks
across Hamilton nienue, either by over-
lien.l wl.-Me'i.rA ne l.v e.it.iL'r. ' nllt n,,...,.
SALE OF HAMY CHARTS.
'I'he Oldest VI up In Ainrrlra nrlnus
At the conclusion sesIon of the Hoe
library sale laitt night the Hatny charts,
Homo of the most ancient charts In the
world, wero sold. I'ortolan charts, such
nn those In the Hatny collection, are nt
such rarity as to be almost unknown to
the general public, and there was great
curiosity as to the prices they would
I J hen. 100, Mliei iCUll niiiut;iii 01 KruK-
tn gccmj oldest of the known early
... , i ,i,,i,, i, ,,,i.a..i
home: insn and Vn
in tills country.
In thlH they weie doomed to dlsap-
t ,vaH put-chased by J, naer & Co.
,f i,vnltfmt.oii..Maln for $1-4.600. Mr.
01 I I 1. ,..'. . .... " - -
Huer also purchased for 1970 the it,
Tho chart by De allsecha, 1417.
for ffiSO, and the Kiismo chart aold for
$8no, but tho buyers' names were not
The total reallxtd by the sale of ta
eight charts was ni.tOO.
DIAMOND THIEF VICTIM
John Allen, Private, Detective,
Dies of Wounds From
Wife of Vojrol. Herself a Crook,
1 ITred First Shot tit
Another of the five men who worn
shut hv Henry Voxel In the Hlsnici'c
I lot r I at SS4 Courtlandt avenue, at ltilst
slrret.Thr Hron, on Muiulay nlxht, (licit
In the Lebanon Huspilul yeterdaje,
making three dead. This man was John
Allen, a retired policeman nnd lately n
detecllie employed by the National
ISutety Oonipany. He was 4S years old,
niHrrinl and lived at 207 Mast 1 12th
Martin K. I'ay. a detective attached to
the West 100th street police station, may
not live until rnnrnlnc, the hospital phv.
slcians said last nlshl. I.nttls Mond
schcln. proprietor of the hotel, also is
In a serious condition.
flerard I.oulsl, the other National
Surelv (,'oinpnny's detective ivho was
shot In the raid on Voscl's room, was
able to tell ('apt. Sam Price, In charRe
of the Hronx detectives, somethlne of
the details of the affray yesterday. al
thotiKh he was not yet In condition to
tell the whole story. I.oulsl said that
the woman, I.ottle. believed to have been
th- w-lfp ,,f VorcI. fired the tlrst shot.
As t 'apt. J'rlce (rot the story of the
raid and the shooting. Hutler. the waiter
and bartender, knocked at the door, and
when VorcI opened 11 the detectives
pushed Into the room with MomNcheln,
YorcI. whose name appears from pa
pers found In his effects to have been
Joseph von I'laszynsky. was dressed In
troiieis. shoes and undersh.rt The
woman was dressed except fur her waist
and skirl, which lav on clmlr near bv.
Detective Kay announced who he was
and told the man and woman to dress.
Kay passed his hand over I'laszynsky to
m.iku sure he had nn pistol.
The detectives had the supect In a
way that would haie made It dlllleult
fur him to fret a weapon without their
belli forewarned. lie slatted to dress
at tlie'r orders and then a lmt came
from behind him.
Tlu woman, to whnm not so much at
tention had been paid as to the man.
had got an autonutic pistol and fired
from behind her companion. The bullet
hit I'ay and he crumpled up on the Hour
At the ame Instant the woman passed
the Klin to Vocel. and Allen, known to I
b.s old time companions on the pol'.n1
jfui'ce for li.s courace. Jumped forward
to grab him. Vogel turned his side to
the Invading party and to the attacking
Allen and, js If he hud Ie3rr.ed the u.-e
of firearms from military training
abroad, began tiring past his shoulder,
thus making of himself the narrowest
The first bullet tired by Vogel struck
Allen and so did the second. The de
tective fell across the bed with a bullet
In the head and a bullet In the abdomen.
Kay, fiiun the ttoor. and I.oul'i. stand
ing, had their revolvers out by this
time. Hut the automatic pistol, with
Its eleien cartridges, was still swalng
from side to side nt the left shoulder
of the hunted man. and before a bullet
finally slopped the Austrian be bad
emptied his pistol and every one of the
five men who had Invaded the room
had one or more bullets In his Isidy
Vogel und the woman were both
killed bv the Invaibrs; the Austrian's
automatic pistol used steel bullet, so
this was easily determined. The two
bodies were found on the Moor not far
apart, nnd the woman's behind her hus
band's and ntarer the window.
The Investigators have not yet de
cided who tired the shots which killed
these two. The six chambers of l.oulsl'i
revolver were emptied and the police
said that It mut have been I.oulsl who
brought down both man and woman.
Witnesses who arrived at the hotel
oon after the shooting, however, say
that they saw policemen break Kay's
aim and take out four empty shells.
There was one loaded carltldge left
in Kay's gun when he was carried out
of the hotel. The revolver fell from
Ills pocket while he was being curt led
out and this cartridge was discharged,
the bullet passing uncomfortably close
to several policemen ami others, and
Imbedding Itself In the celling of the
Afler I'las.ynsky and his Rife had
been killed Kav, I.oulsl, Hutler and
Momlscheln managed to .stumble and
crawl downstairs lo the ban 00m and
some one telephoned to I'ollce Heail
quarters. ('apt. I '.diva til S. Walling and
every policeman obtainable nt the Mor
iianla station ran to the hotel, a few
They found the bodies of I'laszynsky
and his wife on the flour of thn room
and found Allen lying aero., the bed,
where lie bad fallen.
The othci.H were In the barroom down
stalls. Allen, the police found, had had
no revolver, although he had taken the
Initiative after the attack on Kay by
Ihe woman, i'laszynsky and his wife
had three other weapons In the toom,
which were not used. One of these,
a revolver, was In the woman's: plush
handbag lying on a table; a second,
an automatic pistol, like the one with
which the murders were committed, be.
tween the springs and mattress; the
third, n revolver. In one ot the minks.
All weie fullv lnaU.d.
1 Coroner's Physician John P.legelman
performed an autopsy on the bodies of
' I'laszynsky and his wife yesterday
I morning. He found that the man hud
I been shot In the chest nnd that the bul
let had traversed tho lungs and heart.
There were also throe superficial wounds
on the man's body, one across the back
and two across the front.
The bullet which killed tho woman
had entered her back, tho Coroner's
physician said, and had traversed her
abdomen and chest. The bodies of the
man and woman were still at tho Kurd
ham morguo last night. Allen's body
was left nt the Lebanon Hospital.
Th police took the name of I'laszyn
sky from citizenship declaration, or first
papers, found among Vogel's effects,
'fills showed that Joseph von I'laszyn
sky had come tn America on March 15,
Ipljj, und had tiled his first papers- on
December 8, 1904, He had been a sub
ject of Austria. The police, believe that
He was a I'.ole by birth.
A lettef found on tho floor of the room
after the bodies had been removed was
addressed "Mr. Kimball" and read as
It Is sll over. We are going to kill our
selves. Take rare of apartment and Lottie .
You, can't tell about 'this, Please give her
something to est thls was underaco red by
triple Hue). .Tell her we are done with life
all for her. We are living Everybody
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20. 1912.
and enrylhlnc nlilih h brought ti
lodn it. She vrnntnl man nhofn nil" i nillil
tieier order It cnt for n r.ue of life.
She ninv he lininiv HI... Hiirt'f Inrrtl.'i. ..... I
Help her, pleHv
The letter was Incoherent In places
and in other places it ppared tint u '
page, was missing. ), Kiinball. Moin I ',
l'i""ii ouicer ioi- i lie I'llson rtssooill-
lion, who lici-sul nr. I'jiBt l'lii..i.il. ui.oi
i."J?,i,,,vil hZ r,.,l.ic" '"lv . u'r" ,,,u
man to wnoin tho letter was to ls sent.
Mr. Kimball said Inst nlcht that be i.ml
flrotmet tho man and woman on .Imp. '
imo. wnen inti man, then in the Tombs
on n complaint of grand larceny made
by Mrs. Al Ihur Mcdiflord. hud Imm.ii ...ill, ..I
u, ",'.' ",tr'"' 'ho luohation officer.
.' i nf'' iiw ... imuy mm oeen
havim; some sort of tils, as the ptison
keepers cplessed it, and had been Is-at-iiig
his head against the bats of his cell.
Kimball interested the Itev. Dr.
('. H. Tinkei' hi the man's easi ami
himseir wrote a letter lo Jlidcre IVSnl.
Ilvan of 'e-lier.il (S"sions iili'iidlnu Tort
a siissiiiti'd wnlenci' for l'l.isvnlv In
ints leit.'t- Ktmiiiiii said I tin I Ui
i:;;yur,vv,h:;n .sr "Xm't1 1,1 " u7 Rr """
that he belieusl Ihe man luid lompli'l-ly , 'b" aplicnratici of u ilemon mid enrrj-
i i i n .... .. : .
H'lOIIIieo .lllllge II Mllllivan s!speUi 1 "" '"' lineilliil iniiiiiiiii- i iiiii.iiiiiu.
the sentence on these recommendations forty sticks of dvnanillc, n bottle of
and thin," or lleniy Solomon of Ih" I'risou nltroitlvcet lue nnd a loadul revolver Al
Ahsociafon and Mr linker, hlinhall l ((.rt i,,,v f i.,,,!-' Ilcich, t'al., entered
On one occasion while her husband
was slill locked up in the Tombs, Mr
Kimball said, the woman told hei ftiends
that she had bought a gnu ami was nuilin
to kill hetseir unless her hiisbanir was
Vocel worked al two hoi els nt Vjr
fiockaway anil for a time nt 'let nice
ClHitlcn and the I'ekin lesiautuiit. and sitll i H,li" "'"'inn to l- liloixn up.
later went to ronvst Hills I'a . and then m I the ileineiited man war de
lo a hotel in the Calskills l'l.i.)iisliy lermliieil fiiirlni: i h hour he sat In
had serw-d n leim at SiiiKSinc 1 1, ,,tn,. ,,f (- t: Siviallan, chief of
I'he baccate of I'lasvusk v and lu
wife, of which Coroner Jeioin.. ". Ilealv
took possession, comprised a waiiliobe
trunk, a steamer trunk, a larce leather
bag with i-aliias cover. 11 leather sun -caxi)
and a blaik leather Imp; 'lln-sn
wete llll. si with ptopctty which the polio,,
belieie to be l.irRely the loot of annus
I'ine elothinr;. silks, fins and aluable
toilet articles piedoniuialed in the list,
which occupies eight typewritten sheets.
AltORether the police Value th" slilfl
found at not less than S..noo
.loHeph Colde. a jeweller of 12 1 I'.ist
Itstli street, told Hie police lhal he had
bought seier.ll pieces of jeiM'h-v Iroin
Vogel in the last lvo ve.irs, ,illoi;etlier
worth perhiifis from Jsci'to ti.tioo
TAUGHT TO STEAL BY VOGELS.
Sniihle HrrUrmlnrr, In Tnnilis, Tells
nf flohhel I'lnl.
If Sophie Heckcndorf. the twenty-one.
year-old (ierman iiil who is now in the
Tombs charg'sl with bemi; a profeseional
thief, had told on Motuiav all that she
s.ud to Assi.itant District Attorney Knibrce
yesterday ihe trajtedv tnaht before hist
in the Klsmere Hotel at VH Courtlandt
avenue mi(sht not liave happened The
Heekendorl Rirl had her chain o Monday,
but it was not until she was told of the
murder that she oH-ned hr mouth
Wliat she did say yeeterday was that
fhe had been an accomplice of Mrs. Voip'l
and that, she li:nl si.'Mr..r...nt1n.'ill al,.lu
j,w,.ry and other valuables from at
leat four families where sh" had worked
It was her desire to eoas the eternal
drudgery of house work and the. lure of
"milking money easy" that Mrs Vogel
held out to her that prompted the girl
to be a lliief
Mrs Vogel ailed as receiver Tor Ihe
stolen pros-rty and with her husband
dlsHjcd or the loot She never got a
(.etil of the money leahred from the sale
of the stol.-ii articles s(. insisted
According to Asitant District Attor
ney Kmbtee. tin- gn told lulu ha' she
eaine o! a goisl laimlv in Hamburg, tier
many, and worked in that cii v as 11 tenog.
rapher. In p.tpi sp.. iieeult-,1 tu come to
tin countrv and leached New rls 111
Decemls't of that year Het first employ,
inent w'aih(ilovorvill where she wot k.'-d
for a nun. as a stenographer, but did not
get on very well owing to her -cau!y
knowledge of l:ngh-h
111 April of this jeir she found a place
a 0 (lome-tic for a r.imilv lv the name ot
"Schwart.child " no address giveii. and
there sh met the Vogel woman Mrs
Vogel was alo employed at the Schwait.
"Why woik so hard for so In tie." Mr
Vogel t okHier.
Then .the woman explained to the girl
a scheme of systematic stealitii' The
Ctrl was to get employment on references
turni-heel by Mrs ogel and men dis
appear with everything she could lay
her hands mi The girl left th,. p.u't.
where she and Mr Vogel were employ,!
and started out as instructed. Mrs
Vogel watched the advertisement in
the iiapers and sent her out to applv
for the positions. When she brought
buck the loot of her stav the Voeel di,.
pohed of it.
Sophie Heckendorf insisted tiiat she
never got a penny lor her crimes. . She
never even saw the pawn tickets In
stead of that Mrs. Vogel used to com
plain when her expeditions weie not
DR. C0NKLING ENDOWS COLLEGE.
Nen lurU I'reaclirr i:lin It 1 00,000
lo n I'lttsliurit SeinlnMrj.
liTTSBlKU. Nov. Id. - Cecil use he
wwhed to turn over his fortune to his
alma mater white In- still lived to eujoi
seeing the good he had accomplished
the llev I)r. .athanlol V. Conkling of
New Yotk has given IlOO.mio to the,
Western Theogollcnl Seminary. North
Side, littsbiirg, lo endow the piesldi-nt's
chair, with the provision that the Insti
tution pay 1 1 1 tn an annuity as lung us
The gift will be known as the Na
thaniel W ('onkllng foundation.
Itev. Conkling, who Is 77 years old,
graduated from the Ninth Side Semin
ary with the class of IStil, and has held
many high olllccs In his church.
Ills last active charge was the Hut
gers I'resbyteiian Church of New York,
where he served for many years.
The gift was announced to-day ami
tho money becomes available immedi
ately. The amount that will be paid
the donor o-"h yeae has not hern stated,
but as he has said that fie wWjm only
enough to live In comfort, it Is thought
mat lie will be paid thn regular legal
CONTEST $1,250,000 WILL.
Heirs nf llnvld J. (Jarlh Objeel
Whitf. Plains, Nov. 19. ltrs went
filed in court at While Plains to-day in an
action brought to contest Ihe will of tho
late David .1. fiart h of ficamdalu, who
left an estate worth close to Sl,250,nui).
The action is brought by the widow,
I.lllie P. (larth. individually nnd with
Alexander 11. C'rano nnd Albert A. Cowan
as executors, and Margaret II. Cowan, i
Charles M. (larth and David (larth Iiockee
against William (larth Clop ton, Wyeth
Ciopton and other heirs,
(larth left his wife S50.000 outright and
it trust fund or sun Onft which was Intel-
chanced by the codloll to 75,(Ki. The
win was niaue in iwsi ami me i-uuiou mi i
made a month before death. The oodioll
also change the bequest to Dr. William
(lu-th C'lonton of Mount Hoval avenue,
Baltimore, from $1,000 to $5,000. Wyeth
Ciopton, formerly of Sparsdale, who is
in Oregon, gets tS.OOO, as does the Bible ho that it worked, u would have ex
Hociety and the Children's Aid Society, ploded In a short while. I'm worry it.
while the Polrclinio Hospital seta ts.ttno didn't. I wanted to blow the whole
fad the White Plains Hospital, fl.WO. thing to hell."
TRIES TO BLOW UP JAIL
I MiB in Terrifyiii"' Dispnise
KOIHK I'OllCO I' I'Olll I. OS
niorSAN'DS AWAIT WHFCK
Kemoved Post Music,
Two HettM'lives Sri.e
iiniiitie nnd I'oinli.
I.r.i A s'CKl.t.s, So. If firotesinielv
the central police station lit II o'clock
this mornlnc. tcrintlzed the station force
for inure than an hour. cailed the hasty
letunwil of prisoners In the city Jail
and drew lo tin- scene thonand. who
packed I he loped olf stleel In dense
masses, iiiniiieiitiiilly c'.pccllni; the
pollie. a linger ir-'i'-d coiisIhIiIIv on th"
ttlgcei ot the machine. Dining the
iense Weil a pi in win. eiolxetl
D.tOs bad 1le111a111l. il Hint Caul Slump,
president of Ihe Car. He Klcrtrir fom
panv. In bioiight In. a- he Intended to
"blow hill! to hell " While he walled
patiently he was encaged in com crea
tion by ('. I. Snivel)-, e.veeuilve secre
tary lo Chief Sebastian, ami Detective
.lames liiznerald. Meanwhile Peler
ines James Hoslck and Samuel Itrowie
of the District Attorney's secret serilie
bureau opened the 1I001 behind lb" man
and stepped nolyclcsMv within striking
distance, lloslck struck Davis with his
club and l'.rnwne seized Hie Infernal
'Juick as thoy were Davis pressed Ihe
trigger and the lilsslus of it sputtering
fuxc showed the m-ichliie was wnrklmr.
Ilrowne tan Into the street and stumped
the burning fuse out before It could
complete Its wot I;.
Pavls tv.ii Inltrn Into the receiving
hospital, where after regaining con
vclousness be stlllcill) refused to talk
The police sa) he was a member of Ihe
Industrial Workets of the World.
When Ihe police searched Daw they
found a beavv (allbre revolver, lis sin
gle action hammer -ot ked and the si
chambers loadul. In a vest pocket was
an ounie buttle or nltrogl) cerlne.
li was shortly after 11 o'clock when
Pavls wa!lid (pileil) Into police head
quarter. He wote a yellow mask that
loveied k'r. head. Through green gog
gle, sewed Inio the yellow material,
cunning eves pcMed. 1 1 is nuns were
bared and his hand sineated to the
mists llli an a p Ilea Men of Iodine,
were Inserted In the machine. He an
nounced bis Intention of blowing up the
building, but wanted Caul Slump pres
ent when the Infernal machine was
touched off lie ordered the police to
get Slump and tfiere was n hasty exit
of police, reporters and matrons from
the building - nil except those In upon
I the capture, iithets volunteered to do
The til n It woual not ulve bis name
and as be won- a mask I: was Impos
sible fur .inyluiil) to identify blm. All
he would say was that he lived at the
Heath and had uuii" to Ihe police sta
tion to enlist the ,h:,-fs aid in locating
He declared he bad made a search
for him, but tailed to llml l.iiu.
While Davis sat ctoiiched over his
tii.u lime a council of war was being
held among the police olllcers outside.
Th" djuiimile was In plain sight of
the men In Snlvely's loom. So was the
gnu and so loo w.-te tin- man's hands,
tied fast to the trigger.
Pavls's left hand was passed through
a nouse that enciiclcd Ids wrist. This
noose was a bit of rope that led to the
nigger. It was a cunningly devised
contrivance designed to set off the fue
by a sudden Jerk, whether he made It
voluntarily or had the arm been Jerked.
Chief Sebastian ordered the prisoners
return ed from the Jail. There were more
than i-ei enty-tlve of them and lhey were
marched out, an olllcer In charge of
each tin i'p or four. They were marched
nit quietly and calmly, while outside
th.. olllcers commandeered a street cut
and herded the ptlsoner Intu It. None
The most dangerous of Hie prisoners
were shaikled and a sunn us the car
was loaded It was driven away from the
danger zone. Cut before a I of the pris
oners had been taken rrom the Jail pa-
vl had been captured and then the
prisoner were taken back to their cells.
Davis's defeat was made possible bv
Ills mask. This not only restricted li's
range of vision, but It deafened his ears
in the approach of the ollUers from
Puis is about .1.1 years old lie 1
aboi 1 .1 feet s Inches tall, weighs about
l.'.O pounds and n-ry miis.-ular, but nut
let.v broad shouldered. His face Is
florid, e)ebtoivs lieai) but not bush),
his no,, prominent and his mouth large.
and thick lipped.
His left baud has been mutilated and
portions or several lingers ate gone.
As he appeared at the station lie hail
.1 most terrifying aspect. His head was
Inclosed In a large yellow mask not
unlike the helmet or a deep sea diver.
The eye h'j.es were long and covered
wilh green celluloid. A large amount or
black, coarse hair was fastened to the
outside of the mask, making him ap
pear like a demon. Ills clothes were of
poor duality and very rugged. His
shirl was dark and soiled.
A iial' hour after he was felled by
Hoslck Davis hud lecovercd slightly,
so that In a soii'.l-constioii! condition he
answered many questions put to him
by Samuel I,. Hrowne, Detective John
Kltzgerald and W, 1-1. Carter, city phy
sician, who arrived to attend him. To
Hrowne lie said his name was Albert
Davis, that he came toom Long Hench
nnd earlier from San D'egn.
I.ato this af lei noon the police located
the workshop in which Davis manu
factured the deadly device. It is at 81'.'
l'.ast l.ako avenue and there Davis worked
in seclusion for t litis, months fashioning
tho machine. Ho 'also made 11 false
thumb for his left hand ho that ho could
pull the 'trigger or Iho mucliiiH. M,ueh
molt) dynamite was found in tho building
und pieces used in making iufornul ma
chines. Amplifying his statement somo
what I hi, evening. Davis said he wanted to
get "the biggest man of the Southern
Pacific and the biggest man of tho l'nciflu I
"Thoy look my job," said Davis. "I
worked and 1 planned und I'm sorry that
machine didn't gooff. I'm Mire nt these
roads. I buvo been working on this
'machine for Hire months and had it i
Men's Fine Shirts
regularly 1.75, 2.00 & 2.50
1.35 for shirts like these is not so
much an argument as a club!
l Our problem in a sale of this kind is to have you sec
the merchandise. We arc not worrying about selling
the shirts. They will sell themselves. What'thcy arc
immediately in need of is an opportunity to tell their
story. They want to break through your indifference
to a good thing. They want a fivc-minutc hcart-'to-hcart
confabulation with you, in order that they may
put their proposition squarely before you.
Q It is a quality story, punctuated with distinctivcncss
variety, and a liberal measure of economy. It is a sale
which embraces the newest and most exclusive shirtings
for Fall, tailored by a shirt-maker who makes a bid each
November for a continuance of our business and o
yours, by making a big sacrifice on bis wholesale prices,
on the theory that the end will justify the means. -
1 The fabrics arc domestic and imported cheviots, Madras
and percales in plain blues, tans, hclios, jjrays and whites, to
say nothing of a host of colored striped effects, with satin stripes '
mixed in. Plain, pleated and soft bosoms, with starched or'
turn-bacl: double cuffs. And you ought to cc how these shirts
arc tailored and finished. It will tickle your artistic soul to
death to sec the practical, workmanlike manner in which this
maker handles his products. They arc distinctive enough to.
appeal to the richest taste, and economical cnoujjb to accom
modate the most reluctant pocket. Neckbands, 14 to 20
inches, the sleeve lengths from 33 to 36.
"TRIBUNE" SAYS ATTACK
So Asserts in Its Answer lo
('o!iiniis.ioiit'i''s 82)0.00n I
A I.St) CLAIMS riMVII.KUKi
('Ii:ir:es eitcrntcl. iiutl Whit
man IM'.iisetl for Seciirin."'
.Allegations that Police Commissioner
Waldo i responsible for conditions in the
Police Dejwitment leidiug uptu tlio mur
der of Herman Hoseiilhal are made in
the answer filed by the Trihunr yesterday
to Commieioner Waldo's V.'.V).iiki suit for
libel because of the publication or teeti
mony by I, tout Cosligtin before the special
(rand Jury and editorial comments on
the Hecker case The newspaper sets up
the defence of privilege ami jut t itioat ion
The answer asserts that the re-onsi-
bilily for the police scandal rested with
the Commissioner not only by reason of
the laws of the Stale defining his powers,
but nNo bis-ause he eu'.de himseir re
sponsible in the adoption of new method
for administering the duties of his office.
und assumed responsibility in public
utterances It is alleged thai shortly
after he assumed otlice in May, IBM,
Commissioner Waldo made radical
changes in the methods that had been
lollowed by his predecessors with respect
to the detection and suppression of dis
orderly resorts, and particularly of gamb
ling houses, by taking such work away
from the precinct captains and their nu-ii
nnd giving it to a newly created central
oftieo squad composed of detevtiven, who
worked independently of one another, and
reported directly to the Commissioner
The answer alleges that afler Mich
changes occur ted chaiges veto niacin
publicly by city magistrate and other
ofllcials and tersoiis. ol responsibility
nnd inlliience that Cotrtmissioner Waldos
new methods went bad; that corruption
on Iho part of the police was on Hie in
create; that those running unlawliil
resorts were doing so more openly and
with evitienco ol th" coiinivaiKt' of Iho
police lorce. and that (he Uilief liecanie
geneiai in th' public mind that "a great
scandal aflecting Ihe ixilii' deparliuetit
of the city ol New York was lieitig ciealcd
and that Ihe plaintiff's new methods
instead of decreasing corruption on
Hie part of the iiolite had inereasod jt
It is alleged that raids wero made by
Ihe central ohice scuads, with evidence
tiiat tho raids were licit in good laith,
lieeaiiMi only minor employees were
al rested, although the owners wero well
klioiMi to the police o Mirers responsible'
tor the raid. "As such Police Cofiunis
hioii"!' the plaintiff was Ixitind to i fa
miliar with said facts, nnd in truth lhey
wore is'raouaiiy Known to nun, It is.
The answer citos Ihe presentment of!
the CiiMiul Jury last February, which
concluded "that Ihe present system of
obtaining evidence in gambling; ca'os
is totally inefficient." and cites aUo a
resolution to this effect addressed to Ihe,
Mayor. The answer goes into the cir
ciunstaiKvs of Itosniitlial's murder and
says that tho District Attorney pursued
u vigorous Investigation and soon had
proof that the killing was brought alsiut
I iy Lieut, Hecker and that tho plaintiff,
nk CotnwUsioner of Koliee, was in kssos
sion of thn irvost adequate and mwerful
facilities "to render great publio service
by aiding the District Attorney in Ihe
arduous undertaking of (Tn-li'ig out nnd
bringing to punishment the perpetrators)
of said crime, It was also tho solemn
obligation and duty of the plaintiff, at
such ollicial, to furnish such aid."
It is alleged in the answer that In
stead or doing his duty Commissioner
Waldo condoned himself so as to lend the
public generally and tlio members or the
nolico force to believe that "because o
notty official jealousy or istsciiuI vanltv
or consciousness of weakness or lueapa-'
city displayed in coping with Iho (Iifllcul
tles of IiIm oflicial task, or because or n
combination of these and oilier reasons,"
i no answer rues two anonymous letters
written to Commissioner Waldo mouths
before tho killing of Itosenthal which
declared that Hecker wim getting money
from gamblers, and Hayalthat instead (if
making a thorough Investigation tn en-
,nl)ln him to make remedial and corrective
measures uommissiouor waiuo caused
tho lettcrH to bo turned over to lieokor
hlirmelf, and Hecker merely inado n denial
that he was recelvltin money Commis
sioner Waldo allowed himself to bnmisletl
at 31th St.
bv Hecker. it is alleges!, and permitted
Ifecker "lo continue in bis courso of crim
inal conduct which culminated in ' tho
I murder of Rosenthal." It is idlcgod that
the Commissioner continued lo allow
Hecker to erform police berviee after
the District Attorney had convincing
proof against Hecker
' The answer concludes that tho'ro was i
i "pro or occasion for such publication 'and
1 tlinr lie same was privileged."
A sterling character '
and good intentions
alone do not 'fit an incK-j"
vidual for the important
position of Executor of.
your Will. The best legal
advice and a wide exper
ience with technical mat
ters relating to trusteeship
may be necessary for the
avoidance of costly mis
takes and needless
as Executor, has the great1
advantage ofthe collective,
knowledge and experience
of a board of thirty widely
known, conservative, suc
cessful bankers and busi
ness men. Its officers will
be pleased to talk over the
matter of a trusteeship
with you at any time.
Trustee for Personal Trust
MtinietNeui Ynk Clmnnt Houu AunMhay
Fifth Ave. and 36th St. New York
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! - 1
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