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THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Cloudy and warmer to-day; rain and colder
Detailed weather reports .111 be found on page 13.
Vol.. i,XXX. -NO. 142.
JAMES'S SPIRIT '
Han ii nl Man Sends Word of
I il shades Through
n Til IH KT 15V OIIOST
MinNier'.- Son in Trance Fares
111 at ill Hands of a
.TOM n I l.'O.M i TIIKI.'K
, ho'-'Li-i I'ind- Hit nioii-.l
i.t I'lfJII 1 il 1 II tl Mali"
I mi nf Him.
,. w ; was prnlr ss.ir of
II ,i ,i: 1 w hen lie ilb-il n
'! mil hii before lw
I '.i ti'l Dr. James It
V.'lel'.i-.i'.l Si I iet f.l
.. i !i i 'nit In- wii.ilil
, - i li mcsH'ir-s from the
w iiiil ilciivnnniii 'ii-
i i .if j i i itiiu'tm. h.i-
mire, n '.online W Or.
nm mic.i'e wlili ILvsiop
-'I'rl: of I'r. James
.1,1 1 1 -'. ; ' nil f v II
t .1 V liters -1st." Willi i
r .'.-'.. U' blades 11 Mil
- i- tiw mich' ii
.! ,m e'l whlili
it'.. .1:1 1 h'lil.- Itll.-taiiil-
'lie- ,11 the !)! Iif lt'1"
1 . mum' "1 1'rnf James l
. t .e v. ,eki dne nf the
i ' i jcif.i incVicn ntly
' 1 i. i ''MiUI'-ninlly ill"
'"I . ' c pink pajamas
l I . .HI'I .ill -Ill ll slop's
. S IMll 11 -U
i 1 1 - i- i n , e.nimunicat:.!.;
. ,i . m i' ":ii of .1 fifteen-
."ii ,i l ir 1 1 slop ays,
. ' i i 'ei i niHii Known c i
f ' " A"a ith . .i nil w hn i
nt'v n-i'm.i! in very ny except
pi. n.i i .nti'i-iil .mill r wlili li lii'
!i ii mi' iislii Is untied mil.
;i I'li.u i tiri i-M linv 1'rnf. .lump
Piir Ihii sent ninny messages.
i writes In tin1 Jinirii.il n' th"
it. voimli Snm-tv. Ii.it like Cm
i nmniiinUM'i'il pn Mini" .
- . mediums Mr ivwet Ii
Pipir. i'ii- riiinniunli allon
i .1 u !i tnvialltie .mil ni" often
' ami iM.t.i!nu
1 - hi lcaan li's c-pei 'iiifin-
ii November 2. I'M I. !!
1 . ' niii' nf the lii-v's father.
; . . ,r - "the lli. . Dr. N ." atl-l
' i. I'rnf. James had been cti
n i i speak ih'nuglt Dr. X.'s Mn.
i the experiments were re
I " . i ,. re were some rather re-
ml iiUrmlnK clolnirs.
- - ! m Miiimit t.iblo ilpilnc ,i:iil
.-, i w'i.iIi tli t.ililc roni
'" n n. ('." ir. Tli-n ii atti'tiipi
" i '! '..'ii' "trnni.l,ulon of o'i-
. i " i' whi'llior 111" .uplrl'
" ' i- i IJii-.' from one tooin to
' ' .r. r' ieil iiu;i!n anil the
- 1 :t." Dr. IIvslup raporticl
' Miompnt ?om";liini ''".
' j i oiijiM i.s wtnt ill"
s - .i-l wlililn n fi-w feet of irli
i iwi ji,i!r of m No-.s nlilili
t v I in iitHitlier room. Tli net
t.if-11 i n.-i'i iieiinfr it nn in noy Kniit',
) '- mi tin. room iiitnlr.
' i .i ii lrlnkin(r i np struck tln hoy
" ' " hf.id and srctnul to liave hurt
Wt n i-knte key from uii.'lalr.
1 i 0 ?cn mrl)l"i" from roomi two
"t1' . p'pi stem WiiM thrown ncro.
" f' .ni a tfihlo In tho fornir.
-ntoitv I'fn from the library
' We were
' of i domi rake w.i founil un-
ly " n , t i-at nml oam from the box
l " "n i.rarv table on whli'h I had
'"1 'in paper In making nrite.i of the
'r Two more wknte keyn came
'"on- rt ,.iiri, ,,iilf,r n cieparate experl
"'i - f en ranie a paper cutter which
dp- - i. f.iund In the flfternoon and
lV " Dr X v 'ilied to removn fearing
t c i.f. used to the Injury of nomn
n next experiment the boy
''v fvrlalmcd that ho was cut. The
:y' ua- turned up and his rlsht thumb
vv iin? at the root of the nail and
I - ,.n which he was .Ittlnc was
V' n tve n neat all' In the leather
IVm.ii, razor blades were thrown
'""i ' room, the electric llcht bulbs
fmasnerl with a violently thrown
o.i'n. '1 a book was hurled una I list the
'"v ' v' id. At n similar seance later
11 H man with Or. Hyslop complained
1' vm pocket hail been picked. A
'i'1' i.-rt alistrncted a 25 cent piece.
'c ifli ili ninnitratlons convinced Dr.
''no that the stranno boy -was me
"mittle and thn psycholoKlst wuh pre
'areii to receive through lilm mesiReM
'f'm Prof .lames. On Xovember 29,
' ilames's uplrlt manifested Itself by
I'r pays Prof. Hysiop, "asked
, of James to spell out the name of
I "l1 min Who lind Inniinnnoit luitli nf
Sh"ni and Ur.it Ualzac was spelled out
rVi'l thrn fJoethe, both wronK1, and then
' '-Cnnei'. ni,t..i, ...... . nn... t
..,.. i. n..n Luiici,,. A oril I
'""Ktlllleil Din rnmmlinl.n.nr n.bllin
iT 1 " liad over communicated with
Answer affirmative. In lioston?
ynrm.ittve. Elsewhere? Affirmative.
'ar - ? Negative. North? Negative,
"fit? Nrj-ntlvp. South? Affirmative.
then, replies were correct."
j fw nlRhtH later, unidentified
I'Ti's lind control of tho boy medium's
"'Mi and feet. Dr. Hyslop sayH he
'""iiwl tho boy's anklo and that tho boy
a unaware of the pinch, but that a
writ, iisins- the boy'n tian1. -wrot,
art too familiar." IJy automatic
fonfiniterf on TtrJf Page.
SAYS IDEAL AGE TO WED IS 25. '
:t linn ) nmil fnmi, .III., m an,
'I lilnt.ti rrri-.iir.
t'..Mliit!i)iii.. Mii-h . .Ian in Prof D.il
it l.otn .Sharp of tl,,. department or i:tiK
liih at HoMtim UniVfriitv iiicliiiiM to
-'. years as the ,,.al at which men
Mimild marrv lie p.cofl h nt -:n ntid .'( ) I
-Iliii h 1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 r, IMtlicularly fiiwlfear
'UK or ili-creet or teveietil about :t'i "
jh.vs Or Shaip ' Thirty i- the timid ae i
"fly ' Hie ilaiiKcroiiM Hue Twetitv i.
the anelers iik... t!,.. sillv. inilkv. ta-mlleil
iiKe, when n Imv i- still liable to be erotipy
mid to need eaiior oil and 1ii mother
"When n man leaches :ni, lioweser. he
knows that h U not poei and a rap
I'lin of industry and that the moon is'
not made of cheesM and that lovo in a
I'otiiiKe is not the same thlnn at all n
Kne in the suburbs or in a city Hat lie
knows just enoiich at to" count the
i-ist A man who haw limited nil the wav
to :l will tlKure on to :il As ii 'matri
monial iiopositiou' a man may heat hi
best between Illllltlil til, but as a Reni'.iloKi-I
Ciil proposition he is a dead tiee already '
A man may erchnnee come to father- j
hood, in.iiryinunt .Hi, once, even (wire,
indeed, as th,. records show, but .Hi is'
too late to form the habit of it
"Marriape is not n 'matrimonial propo
Mlion.' bin a family a'latr tlrsl and last '
and should be entered intoat n time best
calculated to promote the increase of
bibs about tin. Rroanms board l am
inclined to put the ideal marri.!.;.- nine,
at " '
ANNA GOULD HERE
TO SEE SISTER WED
Ai'i'iv'i mi MiiiinMiiniii With
iMike Mini Son Siiilor.s I'.uy
I'rcst'iit Top liritli'.
Ann I (l.uild. Pue'ie.ss ,in Ta!Ie land.
'nt- hiili.inil. and their Utile bm. How-
i.'il Duke ile S.ican. arrlieii i .'enlay i
oil tin' i u Ha t ili'i .M.t ut '.., iii.i Tiey ale
here to attend the wcddinc of 1 ! .-I.-ii
'!ii'ild on Wedtiesil.n .
Th" Duche's Slid that her boy. who f
"'s years old. was no: u-nlui: to be .i j
Me the weildim; Ibr oth.-r ilill
ilnn. he said, wei-e belni; educated un-1
'let- American tuturs in Prance. She!
b.is not been bete miii l'."i She and'
tile Dlli.e Will stop at the hnlll" of llnw. 1
nrd lioiild at C.isile (iminl. I. mc Island.
, Tbej will retutii to Kurop" ill tile enl
of I Wo weeks.
Thn ilinns and quarters wlnib tlie
niisiid men of the Atlantic Miu.ulron
chipped In to tni n precept for .Miss
Helen (bmld lime been Used to-buy
a mild tlnMer luiwl The .selettlmi was1
iiml" lust week by a lommlttee selected
fr uii the new of the battleship Dela-,
ware, now in the lliooklyn imv aril I
I'.ipi. I. iilin;m of the Ii-l.i ware w.i the'
i li.iirtii.-iu ami the others were eui-ted'
The liowl Mands nisiut ten itii ln-s in
h-izlit. I somethiim mi Hie 'ines of n
loving cup and lias tbtee baudlen
The .1 :i ! 1 1 n ( i ontrlbiited In lie- men
was between S.'.OiHj and J:!.im.i Knch
slitp' lollei'tlon was fonvarili-d to the
Delaware. The Mantle Corps Is rep
The officers of the Atlantu squadron.1
who think Just as highly of Miss Gould
tor all that she ha.s done tor me men .
of the navy. nNo bine taUi-n tin. up.
poriunliy ot slmwinK their appieiia- .
IIOII The oltlicrs of eler ship of the i
squadron hae Joined in and uu-'i ships'
l onti ibiituiu has been forwarded to1
the pu master of the Delawaie. A sold
luMiii; cup has bet-u ilecided upnii and i
will be s.-nt to Miss Could lu-das or'
The soldiers stationed in fmts aouut
.Sew ork harbor hale decided on what
ihe want to send .Miss (luiiiil too. Th"
first to act were the men of l-'ott Slocum.
t'p there pay day came two weeks anoi
i and that was the -chance the men'
1 wanted. In a day or so they had .
' nearly 130'.i collected, and with this a i
irommittee of sergeants bought a silver
i Tli" men of l-'orts .lav. WadsworthJ
.Hamilton and Toticn. the l-'.irti -ninth j
Aftlllerv at Toil William, Me. the'
Seventeenth Infantri at I'ort .Mi I'her-
son. (la. and the men of the provlnB j
;iininds at Sandv llool. l.aie irot to- i
Kether sotnethlnK like $.U0 t'ol. .Mans of
! I'ort .lay Is the head of a committee ,
, which will decide to-day on what to (ret. '
It Is quite likely that they wlil i hiiose a 1
i The railroad men are not hurrying
'with their contributions and whatever;
they unite on fur Miss (timid will bo I
sent her ufter the wedding. This Is be
cause the men connected with the V. .M. j
C. A. headquarters here are on the road,
,ll the way from Maine to Buffalo. Hut
they all know how anxious Miss Oould '
has'been to do for them, and according to j
what Is being sent In to A. S Compton,
of the Itallrond V. M. C. A. here, they
are mighty filad to show their apprecia
From the Halhoad V. M f A. head-1
quarters here nrn being sent out cards .
on which the men may tell of the,r du-
sire to contribute A gu-at many of these '
cards are still to be distributed. The
I cards read, "National It.illroad Men's,
l movement to purchase n wedding
memorial for Miss Helen Miller (ioulil, ,
(Averago contribution 10 cents) "
FALL ON STALES KILLS WOMAN.
Mm.' Ileluilek Had llrukeii Skull, j
but Didn't Kuuw It and llrfuard Aid.
Mrs. Louisa Helmlck, wife of Pretf.
erlck Helmlck, head of the Globe Music
Company, died at her home, ICO Went
Seventeenth street, last night of a frac
turned skull suffered In falling down
stairs earlier In the day.
Mrs. Helmlck, who was M years old,
fell down tho flight leading from her
apartment to tho street. She was car.
rled to her apartment, where she In
sisted that she was not hurt and that
she needed no physician.
About 6 o'clock In the evening she be
came wnro and Mr. Helmlck culled In
Dr. F. W. Davis of 142 West Twelfth
street. Mrs. Helmlck died before the
ATI.ANTln flOAHT LINK
All Steel Kleelrlo Lighted Pullmani. 4 Tnlnt
Dtlly vU SUndurd R. R. ot South. 1211 B'wty,
YORK, MONDAY, JANUARY 20. 1918.
ACCUSED AS FIREBUG
BOSS, SEEKS ARREST
Mn ii TntlliHl Ii Di'D'i'tivc.s
Wnlks Into "Sim" Office iiml
Sns 'Tin lie .Mmi.''
v:. is i.vixfi. in: hkm.iks
1'iiiiilt'i' Dccliit'tw I'li'i'iiiaii Ihi.o
tiradtitittMl I'loni I'l.'it to I, ol'l
Wbi.t detectives from the Dlstilct
Attorneys office were se.iri hlng last
night for a tire Insurance broker and
adjuster whom the Craiid ,luiy wT.I
be asked to-day to Indict for arson n
tall, well drosed joiiiir man. who wore
In hU four In hand a large diamond
horseshoe, entile to Tin: Si . off.ee and
s.ild that he was the man the detec
tives were lookltm for
"1 am Henry Freeman.' be said
"1 understand that a former contlih ntial
clerk of mine made a statement to the
District Attorney to-day and that the
are going to try to indict me. I under
stand that there are some men looking
for me now."
Mr. Freeman was told that his in
formation was accurate and he was
asked what he intended to do in the
I will give iniself up at the Dlsttict
Attorney's office to-tuoirow morning at
10 o'clock." he said.
He ri-(iuesi-d a friend who came to
TlIB Sr.N with him to call up Assistant
District Attorney Welter at Mr. Weller's
home and ask if it would be all right
if l'lieman sin ninlerid in the morning
Mr. Wellei who said Liter that be was
lather llalilieigiistfd nt the notum of
getting a phone i.ill from the man he
was trying to put In Hi- Tombs, wa
After esplalnlns ilia: he knew noth
ing about the arson tin:.- ami that b.
bail neur hired Izzv the Famtir or
anybody ,.-(. t,t s,. iir,. ,, ,m .iparinicui.
the m,,n who sa.,1 h,. w.,.s Helm ('
Freeman, with an office at William
street and boliii at ii West liritli street
left Tin: Six ofti,,. in iiimpan) with
two fiiends saing lie was going
-Italglit hniin and ihar.ie arrest.
Asslstnnt District Aitornei Weber do-
i nleil yesteniav t rest Freeman and
ask for an arMiti liiillcttuent In his Wl.
after Isldur Stelnkruf.er, zy the
I'.iinier. and Freeman's former conll
di ntial clerk. Martin Singer, had made
statements accusing Freeman of belng
oiie of 'the most actiie sohemers and
pl-ollters til the .ir-iia ring Detecthcs
bad w.iltnl at Freeman's home In Wi
ll tub strict all il.iv and must of the
Steinl.i. ut.ei t. ,i, Mr W, ll. r i.-ster-d.i.i
afieinoon tb.it lieotge Urtii.. an
other broker ami minister who is now
under attest ami imlictmenl, intrn.li.reil
him to Fteeman nlmit four years aao
and that since then Ficeinan had turned
many aison Jobs ov.-r to him stein
kieiitzer was emphatic in sa.Mtig that
Freeman was one of the most daring
and dangerous of the arson ring, and
that the adjuster was getting rich fast
"He is trying to get away from the
i heap game of Hung Fast Side Hats."
said Stelnl.rentzer. and is t'liriilng his
attention to the bigger and richer gutm
of f.icton and loft Hies, lie hies in
an i-vpeiisive apartmem. keeps a tine
automobile and has plenty of msh for
diamonds He Is a slick Individual.'
Singer, formerly Freeman's confiden
tial clerk, made an even mure remark
able sta-einent. He said that he quit
Fieeinan's employ voluntarily about a
ear ago lifter he found out about the
business. He said that Freim.lu made
It a point not to let him talk to Izzv the
Fainter and that Freeman would not
talk to Izzy uier the phone or anywhere
except In the Freeman private office.
Hut one day, at the time of the Abraham
Si hlll hteii file at 3Ki Fast 101st street,
one of Izzy's benzine blazes, Freeman,
Singer says, s.-nt Singer to make un In
entory and afterward to the Insurance
company to collect the claim.
The insurance inanag.-r suspected
arson and taxed Singer, bin Singer
merely pointed to the bundle of papers,
he sas, und suid. "There are the papers,
what are you going to do about It?"
Tho claim was settled for $32.V
Assistant District Attorney Weller
yesterday questioned the insurance
manager who settled the claim, deputy
tlie marshals, firemen and citizens, who
were piesent nt the fire. As a lesult
he determined to lay Freeman's, case
before the ('.rand Jury to-day. along
with the cases of several other brokets
and adjusters. Hail nf $.'ii).000 will be
Fleetnati Mid that lzz the Fainter
had been In bis office twice, but that
he had come on behalf ot Schllchtun,
who didn't think $325 was enough. Free
man says he had the claim Inventoried
and adjusted by Singer, but that It wun
merely a matter of routine business and
that hn had no Idea fraud was being
Htolnkreutzer told Mr. Weller yester
day that more than MOO people had
a eked him "to tnak fires for them"
In the past five years.
He. guvo the history of niJiiy cases,
Duo mun told Stelnkreutzer that he was
anxious to have a tire, but that he
couldn't have It until tho following
week because he had to get his piano
moved meanwhile. A business man
needed a little' money, us his reason
was dull, so he rented a Hut, put a
young woman in charge and tilled It
with second hand furniture got from a 1
dealer who was overstocked. Thta man
made an agreement to divide tho loot
with tho furnlturo dealer, and they
divided also tho cost of hiring Izzy the
Fainter. After the claim waa adjusted
the second hand furniture man took
back tho furniture that was left and
the fame furniture did duty in subsc.
Tho most deslrablo place for a lira,
said Izzy, Is near an engine house.
NRW ORI.KANN HARDI CiRAS.
Pfnnyv;nl JMIhjpM Toyr. l.eivrs New VorU
January SO lion no Includes nrrriuiry cpenM
''"Ai'lWs ,sn"-IM Pullman train, nnoklnr
TkT.n.-Axdv;nue vork a m n,
WANT JUDGESHIP FOR TAFT.
I'lilllleiit Lenders Would Put IVe.l
tlrul In t Mtniiielleiil suitrcm,. CtMirl.
N'kw llun.s-, Conn , Jan in With the
entiling of l'relilenl Taf I to attend the
Vale ( 'ill liiil'.i tiiill meeting hete to-mol -row,
one or two 1. 1 w, i els and political
leadeis to-day hinted that Cm. Italdwin
of t'ontiei'tli ut could du a handsome
thing by naming I'tcsidetit Tuft to Je
I'lllef ,1 ls it c of tile Slipteme Cunt of
Chief Jusii Hall died silildeiih lust
week and the Mieatii y can be filled b
tin. tl... ..I'li... Ill .,wlil..nl 'tVift Is Uiw.n
to take up hi- permanent resilience In,
'.his Slate when he will become Kent j
professor In the Vale law si honl. lie Is
well versed In the laws of Connecticut
M.inv Judges of Hie Slipteme Court of
Connecticut have been prolessois in the
Vile law s, i,),,i at the same time.
I're.'ldeiit Tuft's name has been posted
for membership In the New Haven
Country Club bv Attorney John K. ,'
Iteneh. This club's grounds are on the!
.-botes of Lake Whitney, about thteej
miles north of the Vule campus.
FIRE AND SAVE SHIP
Milolllt'l' n.'iliios lli'fnre Ut'M'iicr
Kt'.'ii-li limit (Iff .M.'ililinl
Di li lii'iicli.
F!. lines rising from the slMy-fhc foot
auxiliary schooner Dare with twenty
live passengers aboard off Hie t astern
end of Manhattan I'.eaih yesterday
niotuing brought all the little craft of
Sheepshead Hay scooting to tin- rescue,
called nut the "File Department and
started police patrol boats on the way
from Manhattan. The passengers
formed a lnuket brigade and smothered
he tire before it ilesti o ed the Dare.
The Dare. In i ntutn mil of dpt. Fred
Nelson, started ftom the i isborn House
dink with pasi-engers fur the fishing
banks. She got off the Sea Cliff Hay In
let when tlie auxlli.il sloop Fielyn was
sighted In dlire.s. The Fvelyn. com
mand d hv i 'apt Da id Martin, had run
her nii-i' into a sand bank
Cap!. Nelson came about and went to
the resitie of the Ku lvn. He had Just
come up to her when In- noticed smoke
pouring from hi own hold. II yanked
the siren rope for help and then got the
passengers at work pouring water Into
In the, meantime -he smoke from the
burning Dare had ben sighted nt
Sh 'epsheud Hay and tmth the Captains
l.tindy with their stoops, the It. C.
I.undy and rhe Nimbus, headed n pro
cession of smaller craft out to the in
When the I.undys arrived they found
the passengers aboard the Dare thor
oughly enjo Ing t In. mseh !. They were
all old fisherman and weren't a bit
frightened. Thc had put the fire out
wl;h a young Niagara The Dare wan
lowed ashore h the hip Kanlnn after
a damage of Jl.Oiiil bad been done, tnea
th F.vehn was yanked off tbe bar
"UNITY" MINISTER ORDAINED.
Vnlr lilt lull; setiiiul s,,r n
An unusual ordination to the ministry
took place last Thursil.t when the Itev.
Dr. Cbarle U. Flown, special preacher
at the Ibo.ulway Tabernacle, ordained
the IteV Alldtew l.eitcb. a student at
the Val divinity m-! I The oiing
man was ordained for no special relig
ious body and is thus equipped to lie
a minister in any detiomlnatiou be may
chouse It Is said that it is tlie first
otdlniitlon to the ministry on what may
be called geneml lines Mince the agita
tion of church unity was started.
It bus nrv.ays been held in ordaining
a candidate for the ministry that In
most tie ordained by one of the same
communion, it Itomau Catholic by a
Catholic bishop, a Presbyterian by a
bishop of that faith, and so on. The
Itev. Dr. l.eitcb was ordained by a
Congregutlonallst and a Disciple of
Cbilst, the ltev. Dr Hrown and the
llev. Dr. Feter Ainslle performing the
It lias been agreed In Australia that
beginning with- Hie ear 1920 till
persons ordained for the ministry shall
be ordained ill all ways, so that the
minister can find a place in any re
ligious body wlili h offers a vacancy. So
far as known the Itev Mr. le-ltch is
the only minister so ordained In the
PHILIPPINES BILL TO WAIT.
neninernla Minmtiin Vellini Till
Washinoto.n-. Jan. 19 nemocidtlc
leaders have abandoned their plan to
enact legislation looking to the Indepen
dence of the Philippines at this session
of Congtoss and their piesent disposi
tion Is to refrain tiom any attempt to
change the status of the l'hlllpplnes
In the extra session. The Philippine
question will be postponed until the next
regular session nf Congress, beginning
President Tafl's repeated declarations
of opposition to the Jones bill or any
similar plan for confer ring independence
upon the Filipinos n Hie near future
have convinced tlie sponsors of the
House mcusuie that Ii would be use
less to pass the measure at this session.
It Is suld that President-elect Wilson
has ugreed with the leaders in Wash
ington, that Congress in the extra ses
sion, probiibly will have enough on Its
hands with the tariff und currency
legislation without Undertaking to legis
late on the Philippines,
Manuel Quezon, the Filipino delegate
In Oinen'Hs. who has been most arduous
In promoting the plun for freeing the
Philippines, has been confident that the
Jones bill would be passed at tho extra
session. If not nt the present session.
Advices from the Philippines received
In Washington Indicate a tremendous
political activity already under way there
the leaders apparently having acted
upon thn presumption that tho Jones
hill, gTanllng limited independence for
seven years and then absolute freedom,
would be md" lw In few mnnth
ANftOSTltRA BITTKlia If nits delirious
Savor to crapc-frult and Jclllei. .-lii.
I'M:!, bv thr finn I'llntlng and Vubllthtna
WIDOW, VICTIM OF
JACKSON. A SUICIDE
lltlllll I lifl'll Mill- to Sli'i'li ftt'l'
,,M" "" ' " ' I
II'.OI IMIT SIXTH .MOHTtiAtiK,
Suicide of Vole Mini in Hole
llfi'iiiittiuc in till I l
Follow nig the conviction of l-Mgar It
Jackson for Illegal real estate opera
tions in Lou? Island property Mrs.
Kleanor A. Herry, 37 enr old, a widow,
committed ulclile yesterday h shoot
ing herself In her apartments "t II'
c,ureuiont uw-niie. Her maid. Illl.a
beth Wilson, who for tlie last six
months had tecelved no salary and Is
left the household effects by wilt, found
her mistress yesterday morning ut S-ir,
propped up in lad with a tevolver
ttghllv clasped In her bauds.
nm- shot had gone through the
temple, another through the mouth. The
pistol hud been steadied with the right
hand und the trigger pressed with the
left thumb. The body was taken In
charge by Mrs. Taylor of fiii'.i West
11 Ith street, a friend. Mts Kerry had
no u-latlves In the city. She had lived
for eight years In the place where she
lied. She had an Income from her hus
The maid said that Mts Kerry bud
Invested heavily In the undertakings of
Jackson Ktos. and that .Mince Jack
son's Indictment she had been unable to
sleep. The will showed that practically
a I her Investment had been Inst. The
mnld said Mrs. Kerry appeared com
posed when she saw Iter alive last on
Saturday night. The maid did not hear
the shots. She went to call her mistress
at v.jr, .. M. yesterday and found her
dead. Dr. Franklin Flske of 1 West
Thirty-fourth street was notified and
after an examination sent for Coroner
"There s no question of its being
suicide.'' said tilt- vrom f. "Thn wound
at the temple Is a true contact wound
and the palm of the right band, with
which she steadied the revolver. Is full
of smtidse. When I took away the left
hand it was with difficulty, showing the
rlaor mortis in this position, which Indi
cated that the hands had been so before
I-'dgar It. Jackson, president of Jack
son Kros Realty Compnny of ,",07 Fifth
avenue, Is awaiting sentence In the
Tombs following his conviction.
Friends of Mrs. Kerry said last night
thai she hud Invested v.1.334 In one
of the Jackson realtv enterprises in
December, ltioy and that tho properly
had been foii-closcl last ymr on a tlrst
mortgage and Mrs Kerry lost her in
vestment or much of it
Mrs. Kerry at one time lived In (ilen
Falls She moved from there to Hus
ton where she met F It Jaekon In
1102 Some of Mrs. Kerry's acquaint
uncfs understood that she expected to
Mrs. Kerry bought from the Jack
sons ii sixth mortgage on eighty-seven
acres of land near Onrden City, which
hud been conveyed to the Nassau Cur
ileus ltenlt.v Company for some $137
10". It bus bierr alleged bv those who
aie working up the present cases
against the Jackson that this land
cost the Jackson concern only some
i 174.000. The property was foreclosed
on a Hi st mortgage for $0s.37S.
The Investigators say that Charles
Hraiii.-ird Clark, a Yale man of the
class of 1 St!, who committed suicide
in the Hermitage Hotel on November
27. lKll. lost $3,0U0 in a lealty transac
tion engineered by the Jacksuns. Clark
was u son of the late Hdinund S. Clark,
of rhe Koston dry goods firm
of Danforth. (Turk - Co. He
hud been living at the Hotel
Algonquin for n vear or mole, and left
a note for the proprietor of the ..
gonqiiiu in which lie said he "didn't
want to do this trick in your hotel, so
came over here."
Clark leal ned of the Jackson
brothels' operation thioiigh n chance
acquaintance and invested first Sl.ooo
and then $2,000 mole. It Is said by
acquaintances that the lost- of the J3.OU0
nt the tlnio win rled Claris deeplv.
WOLFF WERTHEIM MISSING.
Founder nf llrrlln Oenarlmrnl slnrr
VI n- Mr ulclri.
.'i-i,iJ I'alle VtivHrli la Tin. Si
Kkri.in, Jan. 111. Wolff Wertlielm, tlie
founder, with his brother, of the woild
famous Wertlielm department stores In
Herlln. Is missing. He was staying at a
sanitarium In Tegel, but cntne to Herlln
on January Ifl. He took luncheon with
his wife, to whom he talked In a de
spondent munner of his suffer Ings, and
added that llfo had no further value for
him. He returned to Tegel on January
17 nnd has not slnrp been henrd of
All inquiries for him have been un
successful, lie had separated from his
brother in business mutters, but hnd
not been successful, although he re
ninlneil JA-i-nltliy and prominent In. so
cle! . '
Wettlielm figured ill tile Her tin courts
In October. 1011, when Count (llsbert
Wolff-Metterulch was tried for fraud.
Wertlielm' daughter, Dolly, had been
mentioned by Metterulch as one of the
women to whom he was engaged nnd
who was going to pay off hi debts fob
lowing his marriage to her.
Herlln at the time was greatly stirred
over the Implication of the young
woman In the matter. Count Wolff.
Metterulch said thnt the girl's mother
was willing to sacrifice) almost anything
In order to have her marry a title.
Wertlielm denied that his daughter
was ever engnged to the Count, saying
inni ii i.ieui, vener was to do his son-ill-law
and that the latter was receiving
$sr,0 a month from Fran Wertlielm on
account. Vetter denied this.
TRtf! rAMOl'S RKKOKT.H SOl'TII,
Aiken. A'.'Sbm. Arhev!!!r. r'lorWs rtrnt
rrs.hfit hy NOinitKIiN HAIIAVAV. I.v. New
York dally. IS:0 p M. Dialling, .Statrroom,
SlMpInu and Olnlnr Cars. N y Ofttce-:4
fifth Ave. cor, :vth.-Aa
NEW "GULF STREAM" FOUND.
lustrnllnii IMseoters Wnrm Current
In I lie I'nelne.
V mI lifMlr't In Tiif Si s
SYIim V, New South Wales, .Ian. ID Mr
Ouhiievig, the head of the Australian j
' l',',llpr",s lpartlnent, tepoits the (lis-,
covery of a warm i-uiteiit which oiiR-.
Inales in the equatorial l'uelfic and lions
in l o eastern .Australia aril Tasmania I
at the rate of seven miles an hour, It'
i un oiiitis wiue
BLEASE KEEPS TROOPS HOME.
Fears Siilillem Mlulil Mine In Vlm-eli
llelilml Xi-urnes nl lliiiiimiiiilliiii.
Cnir.MHH, S. C. Jan. F.i -Hecnuse
linv Kleuse has lecelved no tjormal In
vitation to attend the Inaugtliatlon of
Wnndrow Wilson und because, he says,
lie feats the South Carolina troops may
be humiliated by having to march be
hind negro soldlets, the CtoVt-rnor has
tefused to allow any South Carolina
militiamen to attend.
Tlie inventor sa.vs Hint William K.
(.Innznles, idltnr of the Stall, will have
'Vnntrol of tlie South Carolina putt of
the inauguration" and that "it will be
his pletistite to place the (iovernor of
South Cutollnu in un embarrassing po
sition'' Tlietefote the (iovernor says
he will not attend the iiiiuiBurntloii tin
less he lecelves a speclul invitation.
EXPECT TO QUIT PRISON RICH.
I ii culm- of V4 Irelcs Telephone nml
ItlieUers lleglu rnlriicf n.
Ari.vNTV, Jim. 1! Happy In the be
lief that before their time Is served
they will be wealthy, Archie Frederick:
Connors, Cameron Speer and Charlie
I Vaughnn, who were senteiiii d to the.
Federal prison on the charge of mis- '
iilng the mulls ufter a trial In New ,
Vork. to-day began life in tile Atlanta ,
Archie Connors Is tlie Inventor of the, i
Wireless telephone, which, lie says, will
be u great boon to mankind and one
, which will bring fortune to him and
In the two men who backed hfin In his
Continis brought with him a big sup
ply of technical books and asked thnt
lie be allowed to study them while In
; INJURED BOY STOPS RUNAWAY.
Three It Ilia llrnk.ru. lull
Horses I'rlnhtrueil hy Kleplinnla.
A team of horses attached to a wagon
oatslile the Fnlon Transfer Company's
stable at 1 3S West Klghtecnth street
1 bec.ime frightened nt four elephants
'which were being led from a stable at
1J3 West F.lghteenth street early yea
I terday nfternoon and bolted across the
l street Paul Maher. a seventeen-year-old
office boy, living at 201 West Six
teenth street, caught the bridle of one
horse and was thrown against a lamp
j post. He clung to the bridle, however,
' until employees ran nut of the transfer
company's stables and got hold of the
j horses. Then It was found that three of
the boy's ribs had been broken. He was
taken to the New Vork Hospital,
i The elephnnts are performing in a
, Fourteenth street theatre.
WOMAN UP AS GAMBLING SCOUT.
rrrapil tin charitf uf Luring Oilier
In Curd (in me.
J Charged with Inducing persons to
enter gambling houses, Mrs Alice
. Ye.iger of No. 323 West Klghty-t.hlrd
street was arrested late last night by
j Dotectlve Aliustrong, one of the men
, attached to Inspector Dvvyer's staff.
The arrest was made In connection
with the raid on the Fitenzo apart
; nn-nts not long ago when detectives
' found a dozen women playing for high
stakes. At tint time. It was said that
two women had lost larne sums of
money in tiiie hoiw-e and that the
losses of one bad totalled $11,000 While
the police would not say last night
that Mrs. Y eager was the woman who
had been the heaviest los,.r they Intl- i
mated that Ir was she who -had wooed ,
At the Uhie nf the raid It was learned
that the two women who had been the
heaviest lo-ers were told that the onlv (
wav thev could get their money back
was by Inducing other persons lo be
Shortly after Mrs Yaeger was locked
up ut the West Sixty-eighth street sta-1
Hon her husband. John Y.ieger, ap- 1
peared at the Matlon and went her ball. '
He offend us security $r..00d worth of!
furniture In their roams at the Savage
, ENGLISH BEAUTY IN BELLE VUE.
Mr. Tnlliul timid; In Critical stale
Mrs Talbot Mundv, divotved wife of
the Honorable Hupert Craven, brother
of tho Earl of Craven, and who divorced
Talbot Muntly, her husband, a short
time ago, was taken to Bellevue Hospital
yesterd.iv suffering from nervous col
la I se and hallucinations. She, was taken
from a boarding house nt West Fifty
third street ohe gave her name a Inez
Craven and lieraRea.:7 years.
Mrs. Miindy was a celebrated English
beauty at the time of her first marriage.
Her husband went to voiith Africa as
a District Commissioner and Talbot
Mutl'ty went along a hi secretary.
In id-is Mr Craven divorced hi wife,
naming Miindy. and Mrs. Craven and
M unity were married
Tlie Mundy came to America, took a
room in an East Side tenement house
and a few days later Mundy was as
saulted and robbed. He recovered from
the aasault and ha been doing mnguitie
work in New York since.
The Hellevue authorities say that the
woman is in a critical state.
PAYMASTER HELD UP FOR $800.
Three Thuit HlncLJncU llinplojer
uf llrons Comu.
The paymaster of the I'reclsion Tool
and Instrument Company at 13 Canal
place, The Hronx -was blackjacked and
robbed of $800 in the hallway of the
factory Saturduy nfternoon.
The police have learned the rumes
of tho three Italians who are thought
to have committed the robbery, but are
wltbotilrtlng all information of Dm hold
up. Tlie name of the paymaster has not
been made public.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
BECKER TO ASK
FOR NEW TRIAL
1 .III TOr HhIIS TVj('0 Xt'llV
MOIIIC l1Pll iSU))0Sed
to Be Looked Up.
SAYS HE GOT TERM IT
.lusiice (toff Can't Komcmlinr
fiivins It and Will
ook It lj.
VKX1RK CM' ARM'S DKX1AI,
jConvictcil l,i(Mit(iifliit Rt'fiil("
Stories of His Cnwlnrl in
tlie 0c.it h I'pII.
The fact that Samuel II Unas, win
served on the jury which tried and con
victed Police Lieutenant Charles Decker
of the murder of Herman Rosenthal,
was seen twice in -tlie neighborhood nf
his home In lieilford Park nt nljsht dur
ing the i ogress of tlie trial is lo b
one of the grounds for an application to
Justice John W I toff to set nsld" tht
verdict of death.
Joseph A. Shay, attorney nf record
for Keeker, made the foregoing declara
tion csterdny to n St-.v reporter, who
Inquired If he had heard the reports
that the Juror had leen able to get neat
home, accompanied by nn attendant, on
Mr Shay had not only heard but had
'in his possession affidavits to the same
effect from men who not only saw Mr.
Haas but had spoken to him and had
Subsequent Investigation involved the
case in some mystery which may be rt
forth as follows:
Haas at his home at 27 East lOlit
street last night admitted that he hd
been near his home on two occasion
at night after the trial was adjourned
for the day, but said that he waa then
by permission for the purpose of Kolng
to his dentist.
He did not care to say whether h
seized the opportunity to drop in at
his house nnd he did not give the nam
of the dentist, nor tne address, con
tenting himself with saying "his office
is in the neighborhood."
loader In l.nnk II I'p,
Justice (loff did not erem to remembr
that he had given any Juror permttslo'i
to separate from the other eleven mp
"It will l.e necessary first for m to
look the matter up," he said.
John F. Mclntyre, the counsl at the
trial, and Mr. Shay both declared tha'
there does not nppear nnywhere on th
court record anything to show- thnt r.n
Juror lecelved permission to ,n inn i
William .1 Lynch, tlie vet e -.in t h'o'
attendant of the Criminal Hrntich of ill
Supreme Court, who had i barge of th
Jury which was luckrd up at the Mur
rav Hilt Hotel, ,ad lie was positive thn
Haas had been in the neighborhood of
his home only once and that was on
tlie iliv the Jurors were taken around
to register He was positive that H.isi
was nowhere near his home on any
District Attorney Whitman rlo,ili'e.
the story, hut said that even If Hja
did go home It would have no effeci o t
Mr. Haas is well known In thr He .
ford Park section of The Ktonx, wliei.
he lives That he was around I; mm
and had gone home I'uiing the trial h.i t
been common talk alone Wrbter a e.
nue from about HCd street to I'l.lth
street for several month.
Any niimlut- of men. business men
nnd policemen, h.id 'ten him. had recog
nized him. some on the night nf Ootobe
I.", and ome a night or two later, both
times between 0 o'clock and 10 o'clock
at night Seveia! had talked to him.
moie had bowed to him.
slmnKPr Was With lllni.
In all cases lie was either coming
from the lOSth street station of the
Third avenue I. and going north on
Webster avenue towatd his home or
coming down Webster avenue as If
from his home In Kast 201st street II
was accompanied by a stranger. He did
not stop to talk, but exchanged greet
ings in passing.
F. T. Meehan, who runs a cafe at th
northwest cornet- of Wetnter avenu
and IflSth street, was one of the. men
who not only saw Mr. Haas on the two
occasions but exchanged words with
"I was standing out on the sidewalk
about the night of October 18," he said
last niRht "About 9 o'clock I saw Mr
I Haas, who I know quite well, com
ncros the street with a stranger. There
I was no question about It, because its h
! passed me I s.Ud 'Good evening. Mr
'Wlaus' and he answered back 'Hood eve
"He passed me and went north on the
avenue lowatd 201st street. 1 looked
after him because Just n day or two
before that the whole Jury had been up
In our neighborhood to give Mr, Haas i
chance to register. The newspaper said
then that us they were locked up In
order of the Judge they all had to go
"The last I saw him lie was passing
Oliver place, the block nbove ni". still
going toward 201st street.
inT Haas Second Tlmr.
"A night or two after that 1 was
standing nbout the samn spot at n
o'clock and along came Mr. limn, v itli
the aamc man. They went in the same
direction again and it puzxled me mote
because I had been talking about whu
1 had seen to some ot my tneml' and
they couldn't explain It,
"I made up my mind to wait for him