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SEEKS TO SHOW
A THIRD PERSON
IN BALLOU CASE
Coim-i'l "' Mrs. Aiijrle
Questions About Size
DDIMV USED TO
' KEEN ACT TRAGEDY
timnoKiMBT, Conn., March f, Save
'or a brief interval to-day, when Mr.
W,n M. Angle'i lawyers attempted to
-ho. bKMUc 'f a dlffereneo In tho xWa
Moody footprints founil In tho hallway
A.r. Wa'do Hi HhIIou was killed, thHt
i third person might have, b.wn
k,r the trlnl took on tha apot
e'i..room demonstration In mathematics.
With foot rules, isometric drawings,
p!ns ana specifications, on counsel
ublf! and tucked over the walls, State
Attorn)" Cummlnrcs set out to prove
(fKntlflcally that U.illou's death, a mys
tery for eight months, must hav been
ciwed hy Mrs. Angle.
The resulting deluge of figures ef
iwd Mrs Angle almost completely from
th attention of the spectators. She
-ttmed to realize this, and was more at
The attempt to show that a third pr
ion mlphl have made some of tho foot-
onnts in tn nanway anu a-Kirimrm
y ........ ik. ..1r,-n nt lh tftittlmnnv
CSDl" Ileal .,Ir ."o- ...
d Harold A. Parsons, rt civil engineer
of Stamford, who made the diagrams
holng the footprints. Jacob Klein, of
counsel for Mrs. Angle, had spent nl-1
-.. two hours conducting Mr. Parsons i
through, a tnae of measurements and
tndesvorlng -to pick flaws In the State's
exhibits. When he came to tho foot-
i-.. M lirnm snld thai of the
many sketched on the diagrams most '
o! them were a mile over nino incites i
i.t in., were nnlv elcht Inches'
..?' t,inn iinih ...... nf th ift I
' ' : . . . . .
in the nan anu one in me
Cnnrt Taken Hand.
"Wouldn't that Indicate t at all these
, rlnts were not niade by 4he samo left ,
fHrt- asked Mr. hle n
I lilll IIUl ,ic dui.iu .
!it. l'.irsonn answered.
7' ro might have been two left feet
eoneng to different persons?"
T'liil d ies not necessarily follow."
Ilfre Mr. Cummings obJectel to the
' ,e of quei lotting and Mr. Kbdn started
ill e It not give the defsnco the
si' to a.nume that" nut Judge
W.ll Jin" I'lterrupted,
"The ta.e Is bringing the witness here
ate: v.liat h- ac.uaily observed," stild
le c ut t "I assume there might have
n a dlffi retice in the Imprints of tin
n.t i " "
M" Kivln finally changed the form of
utiestloti and askeil :
C.n j ut tell whether the two lm-!nt-'
i. the left foot weie tnado by
-wo different persons"
"I -nuld not "' said Mr. Parsons.
r-.. ........ I,v...l .u unM4
r;rg a good part of the morning, and
,il of experlmet.ts with a dummy
:red .is Mr I l.illou was and of about
.r sjnie weight, to try and reproduce
fa', on tne stairs heard by a tenant
' 'hr Mine building. The dummy was
ien to the top of the stairs by
rinen. anil at Coroner PhelanV or-
rr ' jrled down. The Coroner had
irone d I'.itilck liabblt's room and stood
- ajcut the came place where Habblt
m fitting the night Hallou was fatally
Snjs He Hearil Full.
Cor mcr l'helan said he heard the fall
utllni'o He was questioned partlctf
l .is to whether the sound of voices
jul'd Le heard from the stairs through
o a' i :l to ".abblt's room, and said
' cou.d hear words, but could not dlt
' '.su I- them, In describing the full
the dummy, which had a head of
l. Coroner l'helan said: I
"Afc I remember It, they were unable
throw the dummy from the top
o IV butt )m of the stairs. It fell
hort of the bottom by about three uteps
il then jounced down tu the landing.
i I t'lld tlieni to come down to the
1 i or fourth step from the top and
iv i again, and this time 1 heard
distinctly, at Hie place where Hab-
i-jiiI ie heard the sound."
Kverj part of these stairs was de-Hbt-d
by Pirsous, who, from the ves
bulf traced the path of Mrs. Anglt
ii to ier apartment, minutely descrlb
f as he went along the dimensions of
'OtprlntH and pools of blood, Whal
er greWKomeness then' might have
-ii a Hii- testimony was forgotten
lie inuitipl'i-lty of tlgureti,
-I K e brought from Parsons the
'line ,i, iimt there were other stains
'He na.rs and In the hall, mostly
'on toi i' -o. There, vvhh no danger
mlkt k.ng tobacco stains for blood,
'Vh. , the ex irnlnatlou of the civil
( a- r mis finished court was nil
mrnec until Tuesday morning i)t 10
PHILIPPINES NEED SHIPS.
luck of sipif ('aiisei a Merlons
l iiiiui siliin of Product!.
Uim v, Mirth ; The shortage of
K a' 'h ports In t ie Philippines
it is tc i s,j acute that severe ceo
"ii ' ii.s'ien threatens. To relieve
t - r on dealers 111 copia, sugar,
' nl sr products have petitioned
In- . FmiicIh Hurton Hattlson,
''US t i Manila Chamber of Com
i e to -.quest tne (lovernmeiit to
'' r i coiners b i trJiispotts to
1 1. P ,.j,l.
T'-e nn. e r ropra has fallen because
t the ;, i ,f sn.p. Hollo reports that
''iu s ,irr v'ng from Negros In uch
'l ' iuv t i storage and transport!!
' " - sa.rjij, e Sugar fales have
'. -f'l U" auso of thi shortngo
of t , .,
COURT CALLS WIFE CRUEL.
''f'- I ill lb lllei'. S)U for epnra-
AiNri, March Justice
m-er ot tl-- Su ureme
leanng testimony to-day
p.i ration In ought by
' l"elz ag ilnst John Dletz,
unit of Laichmont, In
' g I him with cruelly, ills
''I i nt tit said tliat the
g he found In the testl
' ie action of the wife. In
a i nil bad names,
-titled -hat her huHband i
r in wrist and an
linen ii,. ..lleoiitte.l to strike i
i a. ,
i I Mv net dog Jumped in
it i sa vi d me from harm."
. I a. I the
charges, lie de- ,
Jill 'hat she had called
i ne s ,.,ii- after their mar
use was thtown out of
rf ile.'-ucl Hh.i would
n li.- hiHband and that
ien it nglng mills until she
AUTOPSY ADDS TO MYSTERY OF MISS COOK'S DEATH;
VIRGINIUS MA YO SUBPOENAED IN CORONER'S INQUIRY
Dr. Richard F. Itnml of Vale
Aids in the Search lor
OntlS FATHER SAYS
HE'LL LEARN TRUTH
Haven, Conn., March 8. An
autopsy made to-day on the body of
Mlllan May Cook, the Hrooklyn girl
whose body was found yesterday ut
West Hock, where she had killed her.vlf
on the day sin- disappeared from the
otllce uf Vlrglnllls Mayo here, caused
Cnrcne'r Hll Mlv. to say this evening
that certain farts had been disclosed
which would nc(sltale further lnvetl-
The Coroner will summon several per.
sons familiar with Mls Cook's nffalts
In an Inquiry which promises to run
along until at least the first part of
A subpoena to appear before Coronc
Mix next Monday was served to-da
by Police Sergeant Ward upon VlriclnlU"
Mayo, the head of the Mayo ludlator
Company, who a ear ago brought 1,1 -Han
Cool: to It's otllce here arter Lillian
had been employed for a time. In the
1. ...... 1. ,.l . I ,t. - , , . - I . . 1 1 . ... . .. .
54 Fourth street. Hrooklyn. ,
Tho service was made In the after-'
noon, but to-night Captain of Detective
Donnelly denied Die fact. i
"Mrs. Dudley," as Tim Sun told yes- j
terday, Is Miss Lois Watcrbury of thli
city, who wns Installed by Mayo as ,
"James uuuiev ' rour years ago in tho i
Hrooklyn hcuse, where ho visited Miss!
Waterbury and her children frequently, f
despite the fact that he also has a home
here at 9nii Dlxwell avenue, where lie I
lives with his legal wife.
I Mjstery In Statements.
I "The autopsy," said Coroner
"V .UZHK SaUl Coro,nrr M!v-
Wlput talllahit In mi, nnnml.U mid.
"",' . .
taction that Miss Cook died from a
bullet wound through the heart which
1 f 1 .1 i I i .. , 1 r.v,
reasons whb'h '
I have received '
i i r.iiinui ei mho uniii
a complete report from Coroner's l'hsl- I
! clan Scarlsjrough and Dr. Hlchard F
I t.....i - i. ...ii..., ..i. , .... !
a(ed , mskI , aut wa,
protnpty decid(.u to c0ntlnue the nutop.y '
a) cJrtaln .. .
"Could ycu state the character of the
' further examination nf the body?" was
I asked of the Coroner.
"I can only say now," tne Coroner
1 replied, "that the further ex initiation
will be conducted along lines which
' naturally suggest themselves when one
t considers tho ctrcumvtancos of Mas
( Cork's death. The vital organs have
been removed and turned uver to Dr.
' Scarborough and Dr. Hand. I may have
i a more detailed report to give out by
: to-morrow morning, but not befure."
The Coroner added that he has found
iMlhlnir vhl.h j,...,.l .....
uoing on tne tiart o: tiny one wnicn
"v ...u.--... ......I. vl u
herself. No otu
In Miss Cook's circle
Is suspected In any
Way, he said.
Frank Cook, father of the girl, came
to New Haven late last night and
l V." '
Henry J. Donnelly
of the New Haven detective force. Mr.
Cook displayed much feeling. He saw
Donnelly again to-day and vvjs
elcaeted s.lth Coroner MK
than two hours.
father tit KreL. Truth.
"I wish to see my daughter's liody,"
the father said before he went to tho
Coroner's office. "If I am convinced
tliaj Lillian killed herself because of
any wrong done to her I shall try until
I go to my grave to rind out who was
guilty of that wrong."
The MUbpirna served upon Mr. Mayo
for his appearance was similar to sub-
pienas upon service of which Mis Kllen 1
Wilson, who was Miss Cook's roommate
at the Young Women's Christian As
sociation and Is an employee of Mayo's.
and Miss Inez Hull, superintendent of
he Y, W. C. A., appeared before the
Mayo's loquaciousness of yesterday,
when he frankly discussed his relations
with Miss Waterbury, disappeared tn- i
day, when he letalmd Slade & Slade i u HHs said for Mrs. Mayo this after
of "00 Ilroadway. Ni w York, a law nm 0 thv alter bdng too 111 to sis- any
composed of thteo New Haven men, -who out, j,,,. tn,. i,,t f,.w days she was Mill
.still retain offices here at ii Church nop().(.(, hut hoped soon to Is; able
street. ,i e;u away for ret and quiet. The
"Any statements of any nature, H'iti- , nri,. ,i she ha gon,. through recently
jamm Hiaue, tne neau OI .lie .sen mum
ofllces, said to-night, "to be made con-i
ceruing toe .iliaiin in -n. ..i...... ...
made by me. I wish It p" b? anilersloou
tl-.at I am not speaking personally, but
a i the mouthpiece, of our f.rni, and (
a ly questions are to be ask" I of Mr.
Mavo the answers. If any are u be
made, wllj naturally be ini.de by our
tlrm for our client."
Ills ( llelll.
"It has been said
Mr. Slr.de was told,
"that you have ordered Miss VWlHin and
other, to refuse to answer questions
also.'' , ,
"That Is not true." .Mr. Slade replied
emphatically. "It could not be true, If
for tiu other reason than tha. Miss Wil
son I not client of ours and Is free
to answer ns she wishes. Throughout
tnls affair, during which much Injustice
has been done to our ulleni, we have
com ted Invw.tlKsitlon. We have been In
hearty accord with the searchen, for
Miss Cook's body. In fact. It was at
my suggestion t. Ml. Mayo that he
offered a reward to any one who would
solve the mystery of her disappearance.
During any further examination we
trust th" witnesses will answer tu-ely i
to the best of their ability." 1
A better notion of the extent of
Mayo's fortune was disclosed to-day
tiir'nir a talk wit I one or Ills close
friends. Mr. Mavo. to take a
t. . has fourteen ailloniotiiies and tnren
chauffeurs The automobiles are used
frequently, not only by himself and Mrs,
Mayo, but by men and women employees
of th" Mayo Hadiator Company, a plant
near his home, which s only one story
high, hut stretches the length of nbout
two Manhattan blocks and then Is ex
tended further tn an ell.
The radiator company, It was snd,
although a paying properly, Is more or
less ,i side Issue so far as .Mr. M tyos
fortune Is concerned, A friend said hat
he made most of his money through
royalties on automobile appliance
patents In his control,
llniiubler Wife of srllst.
Ills llrst wife, now dead, bore him one
daughter, who Is now Mrs. (leorge Kerr
of ivlham, N. V., wife of an mtlsl.
He married his present wife about nine.
vears ago. .No eniliireu nave nee mi
r the union. Ma) ii Is
of th" New York Athletic
Club, a mem-
her of the Aero Club
of America and
of the Motoi Ho.ll
lode in Mayo's atttomo-
Idles, It was said by one oi nis menus
but ran- was privnegeii in no
so only as an employee, or, uc the menu
pu .Jl"" '''" .. " a"
Mono in i..m u.,,.n .. " ',I" "'."'
employ ees ami n unnmirij ,ie.,-.
rod" In them arcoinpa riled only hy Mr
"Miss Cook." said Miss Inez Hull of
Mhe V W. C. A. to J'. "was dilveri to
, our bulldiOK when she roomed there
I from tile aiayo i ;in o i ...i. u, .mi.r.w..-.
at noon or at the end of her work In
WNyiRGIKIIUS J. MAYO.
mi lEni' ll lWBHBMLlMMJ'aMMMMWB "' " 11 MaSJHfJBSHSJBtSjktaSM
- MjfO OME 996
DIXWELL ACVE.NEW HAVEK1.
" AMe-ocMs e.e4,
tho evi Inn. Miss W .on 'je ig witli
her. Las fall I heud tl .it M si Cook 1
went oi'CHslon.illy on automobile rides
with Mr Mayo, but I personally tioer
saw them together.
"Wo close our doors here at 10. .10
o'clock. Ml Cook almost always was
In the building before that hour. The
only timet she ever w is out- later that
I recall was otoe or twice when
went to the theatre with some of
Miss Hull, when asked why Mls Kllen
llson recently hail given up the room
she and Lillian occupied Tit the V. W.
. A. and had tiketi a toom at 1" Scott
reet, a small frame house about tlfl
j aid from Mayo's reideme at the
currier of Dlxwei avenue ai.d Scott
street, replied that Mln WINon after
tho ilKippi.,ir.t!'.ce of Mis Cook coui
not bear to live amoi.g associations
which cori-tawlyremlnded her of her
The houte at to Scott treet, where
Mls WHmiii has gone to 11m-, Is oeeupbd
by Mr. and .Mrs. Michael Staplelun.
Stapliton holdi a good place with Mr
Mayo and Mrs. Stapleton and MKi Wil
son are I'ln-c friend".
JuM in 'erlKhl) who was close to j
Mlsi Cook .Hjn.il in the highest ii-rnii I
of her, ko does evei.vbodj who Is aso
elated with Mr. Mho sound his praises
I person so far who h.ts said unkind things
1 about Mr. Mayo is Mr. Ma.vo himself
lll .1.,...... l.l I.. UIU I
I.- ,-i,i,.i..a. rf, i,, ti,,-ii,.-( up innri
i and others speak of him a about the
kindest employer and otiv oJ the most
unostentatious dlspeuters of charity to
be found In tnls city.
The Hev. S, D.inforth Lewis of the
llamden Plains Methodist Kplscoptl
Church was another who to-dny praised
Mr. Mayo's charitable work and his gen-
toward the Hev. Mr. I.wls'--In
his factory It was learned
.hat be never personullN illsih.irges any
i one. 11, "hasn t th heut" to -end an
employee off. but when uci dls.igrci abb
work Is necessary about the jilint pleads
I with one of his attaches to take hl
place In notifying the employe.- to go.
I A thorough search by Capt. Donnelly
'of the effects left by Miss Cook failed
i to leveal any correspondence throwing
any light on the girl's reason for killing
I berelf. Th- chb'f bit of w riling found
a copy IsjoK In which the girl.
evidently trying I'terary exercises, i,a,i
rewritten In telly some short stories by
Washington Irving and others In
own unlearned way.
Her fattier returned to Hrooklyn to
night. He Is expected back to-morrow,
however, when he hopes to obtain pos
session of Lillian's body to take It to
Hrooklyn for burial.
jUH woltl m.r out.
Mr1 j,jHyn was said to
have said to
day that she knows no
RED CROSS SENDS A BIG
LOT OF SUPPLIES TO-DAY,
.More TIiiiii .11 Tons (if lliipi(iil
l'.iiiiHiii'iil (tor, fo I'aris
The merican Red '"ro-s, thioiigh 'ts
j New York otllce, will ship to tho Anuql
i can relief clearing house In Paris, via
, the steamship Chicago, sailing to-day,
I . IM cases and bales of hospital Bai
lments and supplies, weighing t'lL'.f. 1 9
i noonila and valued at S2",ii(0.
The Hrltlsh American War Hell, f
Fund, "on Fifth avenue, received yes
terday a letter from Sit William dais
tin expressing the appieclatlou of the
Hrltlsh lied Cross Society for the. "great
Uinilmss that all the members of the
Hrltlsh American war ic-iier i iittii nave
shown us ttitoughout these months of
stress ami trial."
Kmerson Mc.MlllIn gave l,n00 to the
llelulan Heller Fund yesterday , nniMtig
..... u ..ni.aiiitti.1,,1. t'lniftr.
Ill" U.IJ e .-i. -.-i" -
bringing the fund's total up In
The American Ambulance Hospital re
ii-hed I, and its total Is llHs.-
The Fronrh Ilellef Fund iccelved S6t,
making a total of Cfi,r,on.r,P.
The Vacation War Ilellef Committee.
received $rt,07 ycslirday, making
FRAUDS DISCLOSED BY WAR.
Cbnrm-s lili Inst lloporlers Hue In
(lose Wntcb nn Murder,
Joseph S, Abraiiis of Abrams Co.,
Imporlers of novelties at ll" Fast Twen
tieth street, was held in J.'i.min ball by
1'ntteil Slates Commissioner Houghton
yesterday on a charge of customs fraud,
Abratns and thlrt)one other meichants
were Indicted by a Fcdeial c.rand Jury
at Windsor, Vt charged with under
valuing over jr.OO.nno worth nf Indian
novelties, brought Into this country by
way of Island Pond, ICs-ex county,
Tim disclosure of the frauds is nn
liidlnci icmilt uf the Kurope-in w ir. ns
the i lose watch kepi hy this (Invert!
incut on tho Canadian border to pi event
violations nf neutrality Includes a care
fill examination of all goods emu-dug Die
Clinnur Itnoni, II if II
THE SUN, SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 1916.
does know Miss Ixls Waterbury.
same frl"tid mid that Mrs. Mayo
not know Miss Cook, but was ac
quainted with the other four or live girls
employed In the otllce of her husbands
plant near by. Mrs, Mayo said she did
not care to discuss the relations between
her husband and Mils Waterbury of
llnsiklyn. which Mayo talked of so
MANN LAW INQUIRY
Federal tliiriiey latnks
Vlliyo'o Visits Here,
In lliooklyn yesterday Assistant !
jMa-.es .viiorney ,-nmuoi iiem
tartfd an investigation Into the goings
and comings of Vlrglnlus Mayo, or !
"James Dudley " I
While Mr Hi Id made no statement. It
was understood that his activities were i
to determine, whether Mayo might be
Indicted hero under the Mann act. I
vt ill" nouse i.i, i-ourtn street ".Mrs. i
Dudley" refused to be photographed
said nothing to reirters.
Mrs. Frank 11. Cook, niothnr of Lil
lian May CHik, was ptisstnibsl with
grief y estoiday at the Cook home, 2-1
I'niou streit, Hnsiklyii. She nr.d tne
sisters of the dead girl wete dressed tn
black, while all shade at tht windows
of the apartment had been drawn and
tin- house made ready for the girl's
txMly when it is sent on from Neve
Lauia Vjk. a sister, said '.let night
that the fnmlly put m credence in tn
reisirt Unit the New Haven authorities
ai eking a young injin In Hrooklyn.
BOARD OF ESTIMATE
APPROVES REFUSE BILL
anil Ash ('an Xni-
miiici'x An KxprHi'il to
The legislative hill pci milting tne
to make fifteen year contracts for
disposition of refuse on a proilt sharing
basis was approved by the Hoard of
llstluute yesterdav. This !h the hll!
which Commissioner 1-Ythci st.m says'
will eventually nivo the city a great
Ii-1 1 of money n well as abate the;
pn-sent garbage and ash can nuisances '
Tne board also approved the bill per-1
tiiittlug a trunk line railroad, with the
hoard's consent, to aitiulie securities I
of tin- coi-por.itlnn operating the pro-1
pond fniglit terminal railroad on the
HtooUlyii waterfront. ;
iithci- bills approved would do these
th'tigs: Abolssli the Coroners, provide i
single Coinmls.Mlotier of Accounts, i educe j
the Hoard of IMucatlon from forty .s
in nine menilii.rs, create a I iipartmciit
nl Markets, enable the City College to
cliaig" fees for tqicclal courses for city
euipbivi es, Increase tho nutnber of po
lie dipiitles from four to the, permit
i (-hearings for dismissed policemen, per.
mil the Commissioner to put a police.
1 1 in 1 1 on probation for a year lnstc.nl of
dismissing him ttid permit the city to
condemn land In everss of immediate
Vnvnig ihe bill" disapproval
Iheee: Depriving tin- Hoard of Fstlinate
of its power to icgulatc the height of
buildings, abolishing the office of Cham,
her lain and transferring his dutns to
tin; Comptroller, providing a single Corn
net- for each borough, requiting the
Hoard of IMucatlon to supply free eye
glasses for pupils.
SARAH BERNHARDT BETTER.
Doctors Hepnrt Latest Inillsposl
llon lliis lllsnppeiireil.
' srnrld' ftlhle llftinttrh tu Tur Hi v
I'miih, March fi. ..Maurice Hernharilt,
sou of the actriss, telegraph" ftoin Hor
ibaux that his mother had a si ght
crisis owing to albumin ttniible, but that
she wps now much better. The doctors
eoiillrui I iiIm report nnd say this Indls
poHltlon has disappeared,
COMING BY ROCHAMBEAU.
InftrnKrrii tn r
Sptlal rahl' D'tioueh to The St s
l'Aitls. Titarch 6.--Among the p.!.sen-
. . '
.nr. .n Oil- n.uiiiprntL' liv Ihihni.
be.iu from Havre are M!s. C. Itidder.
1 Kn-I Walnwrlght. Miss Kuvenla Orten,
Mrs .1 P. Miller, Mrs William Sher
man Scott. Mr. a-:d Mrs I.enriard Work,
Mrs t! Hlbbard Pr.;tou, Jenny Collins,
Mls K. Flera. Miss Morgan. I-eun
Kulin, the Misses llalber?; and Skinner.
trs llnrrl.on. Iv V tlnitii.,n
Znckerm.it, .Mrs. Kdrm llnlv M!.
lmiatko. Mrs. Itutherforit
Paul Pllnn reau, I'nder Secretary of
Commerce, and two representatives
the Frrt.eh Ministry of War
EARTHQUAKE TERRIFIES ITALY
nolo Pillion Two shock. In On-
1'iirt of Country.
via Home, March
Fi. inKNrt:. via Home. March !", A
slight eirthquake shock, lasting for four
si conds, wan felt In Tuscirv and
, i throughout central Italy last night,
causing a panic among tne in militant
who f-nred that a n-pitlttori of the re
cent dlsister was Imminent. No dam
age was done, according to latest re
ports. At PIsb the shock was followed snor.
afterwaid by a second. Many of tho
Inhabitants took refuge In the Cathe
dral, fearing that the famous leaning
tower might fall, hut no serious harm
MENTAL CRUELTY, SAYS WIFE.
'nils tn Convince
should lluve n
I Mis .lane 11. Moore's petition for a
I hinted divorce from Chniinci-v M. Mooie,
I a promlm-tit !'ns.ie, N. J, lawyer, was
dismissed yesterday by Advisory Master
Charb-s H llartshorne In the Jersev
I i.'itv Chan -cry Chambers. She testified
that lit r husband was "Insanely Jealous"
i.iiid was gulllv of "mental cruelty."
I "II" foiced me to devote evcrv minute
of m lime to him," said Mrs. Moore.
! "If he walked I had to walk, nnd if he
,w aided to go auto riding I had to go
, along. He would not even let me read
j Mis Moore said that her husband In
herited a fm tune from his mother and
' had a lucrative law practice. Despite
I his comfortable Income, she asserted.
she r.cehed only Sf, every six weeks.
! The Moores were married five years
ago Mooie is a brother of Major 1M
; waul T. Moore, a lawyer and prominent
I .n inilltarv affairs
GIRL CHANGEG MURDER TALE.
Mrc- lnilse M.ualuso, who is still
in her 'liens, told a Jim In-foie Judge
I'rii-i in (ienoral Sessions at the trial
of ill hi in Flack tor the murder of
I until clt Marino ycMinl.n. that she
was In a loom with Ma''nn at it.'ll
Fa"! Tl.lrti enfli Mieet liiNt prll w bell
Flack enti red and tiled the fatal shol.
The woman once cniifcs-i that she
killed Ma' 'no and has since gone back
on siMI-.ll Other stories, Allgelo l.eg
glo was IiiiIIiMisI lor murder last UtiU
on the strength of her iiwt,iiumv,
'I he mil, who was married nl the
ago of H. siiM four men entered the
lisim nnd. lifter Flack wliol Marino,
sin "M-aped In lsiy's clothes with
Legglo Hhe sabl she conl'.ssed to tlm
llllirder lit I.egglo'H sllggcstlnli,
Flack denliil her stoiy The ensu
will Ii" flnlehed (o.ilav
OPEN AIR SCHOOL QUARANTINED
Vlcnsles Compel llryn Vlmir tiinri
Hnv.v Mawii. Pa., Maich R The
Pliii-b" Anna Thorn" open Air Model
School, cunnecleil with Hryn Mawr Col
lege, wns Insid by the Lovvn- Merlon
township health nlllclabi to-, lay after the
dlK'overy of tluee nioin cases of measles
In addillou to Hie two enses reported
! MEXICO CITY
AT MERCY OF
(iniffitu'i com I'trnl I'upi
hti.t notes here In circulation were :io
good. These notes comprised about three
fourths of the paper money cltrtiliitltix
In this mpttal, or perhaps foiir-llfths
would not be an eviggernted estimate,
and all persons having them on their
hands were losers. Many people were
left destitute. I will add In this conliec
lion that the Carranza Administration
had Just p.ild off many of Its employees
hen-, before relieving tli'tn -if their posi
tions with the Chihuahua no'.is.
Villa ii lid 7.n put a l.enlenl.
"This was considered spite work In
eartii'.:. a both Villa and .ipatn and
liieii lespcctlve administrations had roc-
nuiilzed the CiirrallK.i IHes, iu as not to
Injure tt- public, i.ruslng t.i iuo4til7.e
oni those which were isued in Vera
Cruz aflu' firranzas arrival there re
1'ulitl.t. and which had not ! biv'Un to
ir ul.it.- out of the State of Vera I'ruz.
"On uccourt: of the order legardlnB
the notes thcte have been lmtnerous de-n
whom Carranza pretends to favor, ami
the rioters usually go about with bunches
of the Chihuahua notes tied In their
nan or on 'heir hats, and empty d:tmr
pails In their hatuls. Some tutn their
pockets wrung side out f it' greater ef
fect, and tho signs tlie.v oeut ate usuall)
In tl.e fotm of itiml'-jl iuetains jsklm"
Catiatua VNbat about his s,ilel:ude for
the downtrodden and his tmtnd of die
taints. 'The military aiitborltlts here have
been able hitherto to put down with lit
tle show of force such deinoiis'.r.itlom
as there have bfsn, but they are netting
worried as time tiasnes and the hunger
and dlsi-ontnt glow greater.
"ulnegon, leader of the Cat ranza troops
hte, telegraphed his chief a few das
ago saying that something hail better
be done alsjut the Chihuahua notes, 01
the whole town probably would ile up
in arms against the C.irianzlstiis. Car-
r.inz.i answered that 'if Coll. "Hueoii
was riot abb- to control the town given 1
uniler bis charge he hnd better evacuate
the. place, so ns not to make a sacrifice
of his men." Carranza simultaneously
i sent a telegram to I'alavlclnl. his Mill
. ister of Public Instruction, making him
virtually the chief tuler here, with au
thorlty over ibregon.
Mmril Over ropuliicr.
"Now whether Canvinza really intends '
o abandon Mexico city as soon as the
line from Otmtuseo to Pachuca Is re
palled, I cannot s-a.v. but I can a' least
declare positively that he Is considering
the plan, and he thus has a sort of
sword of Damocles suspended over the
h-ad of every one, whether a foreigner j
nr a native living In this capital
"One thing which has bieii adduced
as an Indication that the Carranzlstas
have no Intention of holding Mexico
long Is their manifest resolution tu
sacrifice no men In tights with the
Zapatistas, who, under Gen Znragoza
(chief of the Federal garrison at Tatn
plco when Admiral Mayo had his trouble
thete) and certa! other ex-Federai
baders have been taking the aggres
sive with a vengeance Just south of
here, and now hold the Itnpoitant'
suburbs of San Angel, Coyoacan,
Mlxcoae, Churubusco, Tlalpam and I
I "The CarranzlstaJi have never been
"ble 10 ''', Tlalpam or Xochlmllco
I .1... .1... . n wl ...,1 .I.a-. 1-rrt.i, fhu nth.r
i-l inrn bhiiiii-ii' n, .... .......
Places w-nere ie,
where they did enter they er-
ilrlveii out with havy losses The,
j Zapatistas have artillery which they arei
' handling well To-day they closl in
. to the east of the capital, cut off tlm
' railway line to Monte Alto, which is
one irf'the city's chief fuel supply routes.
' and are to-night not far from t' e station
i of the Interoceanlc Hallway to Puebla,
! ...L.,1. ,1 .!..... ..A-....!
WHICH Hill" IIK-J mil..",.
, Mr.,.,-,ii- n,,t,l he li.nr. til! Hnv
to-day from tho central streets cf the
capital and many Americans living In
th southern suburbs indulged in tneir
favnrltn pastime of getting out on the
r(wfs of high buildings o- other exposed
points and watching the lighting
' through binoculars.
"I limits regaromg uie iossss are an
solute)) unobtainable, a the combatants
invari ibly claim the annihilation of the
enemy, with no losses to speak of on
their nart. and the fighting Is s widely
distributed that It N hard to get a line -on
still VUhont Water.
"I will mention one mire incident i
which (ihows the temper of the Carran
zlsta authorities toward the peopli of
this capital. About a week ago some
.surgeons and nurses nf tin- Mexican Hed
1 Cross went out In an nutomoblle to
i Xoclilmllco, where the Zapatistas have
closed the pipes of the city's water sup
' ply. and after outlining to them the ,
suffering they were indicting upon all
' classes except the Carranzlstas them
' selves, persuaded them that It would be
the decent and humanltart n thing to'
open up the p pes again and let .Mexico
IP t a bath and a drink. ,
"The Zapatista butlers were agreed, '
but th" H"d Cross people had still to.
count upon the CarratizNta authorities '
here before an agreement could lie '
reached. When the latter were consulted
they told the Hed Cross members that
t i.ev deserved execution for treating with
the enemy and that no terms whatever
would be mide with bun We still ai"
! without water, the streets are beginning i
to smell terrlflcallv and the. dreadidi
nphils fever, which flourishes in cool,
dry wcatlier whin dirt la plentiful, is
claiming about siventy victims a week.
"The public Is so Imbued with thej
Idea tnat the Carranzlstas are going tn i
leave that merchants ate refusing now-1
to take Carrariza's Vera Cruz notes, and
it is getting hard to tlnd any sort of
circulating medium that Is avf ptablc." i
READY TO QUIT CITY
OlireKim In Cut liter -.npiily First, i
W vsiiishton-, March ".. Dcspati lies I
to the State Dcpaittnenl to-day In I
dlcateil that lien, (ibregon wns on tile
point of withdrawing from Mexico cltv
with his troops, leaving the population
and the foreigners to the mer-v of the
law less element
Ills plan, It Is reported, Is to pin he
only water works system not cut bv
.apatn out of commission and to carry
oft all th" available supplies In the city.
(ibieu'im, In a manifesto Issued te
cently, tliieatctied to ilo this
The sliuatloti was tendered moie ai utc
to-day 1a an order from (ibregon dl
reeling all mereli.iul- lo n-opeii ihtlr
stores and accept Coiotltutlonallst
money under penalty of lmirlsoiiniciil
for disobedience of cither of thes-e pro
Mosi of the stores have hi en closed
fir some thus because of Dm .maiehlcal
i on II. Ions Also about llinl Mexican
.loiekecpers are now In prison In Mia leu
city as n icsiilt of llulr having appealed
to Hell Dhregoii against Ills oppressive
measures Also IHft native Calholli
priests are In prison because they failed
' to ib liver the sums of inonev demanded
Nn tmiifr Prom (iirriiiiia.
No answer lias been given by (
r.uu.i te the representations of
I'n ted States made through I'on.ul SU
I man at Vera ('riu Meat llme Hp
preati-H' aiivlet) prevails only the fa-
that all arms were some t'tnu ago taken
SAi3r,rr;::;!JANE addams down
immliietit It is not known what u
source :ho foreigners will have to se
cure the protictlon of their lives nnd
propi't-tv. The situation is being likened
to that of the legation quarter at
lvkln during tho Hoxer uprising.
For this reason tho Hrltlsh, Spanish,
French, Italian and Itrazlliati Atnbas-a-dom
nre visiting the State Department
dally. .Wither they nor heir (lovelti
ments have any sllgges'lons !o offer, as
they come onlv to be advised of new
developments and of an action take
by .the I'tilted States. There l iimaih
to believe tlut'the 1'lllted States iollc.v
l.s now regarded with t o more favor by
the ,-ioiith American tJovertituents In
terestid in Mexico than hy th Euro
Secretary Hrv'ati lilinself admitted the
situation In the Melcati caidtal Is "not
very gnod," and Indicated to-day that
the State .Department Is doing Its ut
most to bring to bear upon Carr.mr.a
sufficient pressure to Induce him to move
for an aniellora. lot' of the existing con
ditions. It may be said authoritatively,
however, that though It Is patent to all
in Washington that evor otlur "iovern
nier.t Interen ed In Mei. o Is looking to
I'nlted States 'o appli a prai'tlcal
teinedy. namely iiitervention or It.
.equivalent, the Wilson Administration
is tiot oven tiding a thought to such a
I Tho result Is that the representatives
! or other governuutits have settled down
to an attitude of waiting until the war
, In Kurope Is over, when, they ale satis-
1 tied, there will be a day of reckoning.
On the west coast the Hrltlsh aral
Spanlsli vice-consuls with posts at
Acapulco ate under tl.e protection of the
American Hag on board the cruiser
('lev. land after having bun arrested
bv Carranza authorities, An American
ship, tl.e Martha. Is In dlll.cult'ies at
Fronteras. whllo the Amer.can steamer
Morro CaMIe feared to discharge her
cirgo at Prngresii for tear of entangle
ments with the loial oillc.il and pro
ceided to Vein Cruz.
OUR EG OX PUSHES OS'.
' (ii-ts Iti-eiifiirei-Mielits for ClliiipiilHn
In Villa Territory.
I Kt. Paso. March f.. (len. Ohrrgon, th
Cnrranzn i-omtttaiider In Mexico city, Is
i preparing to move his army north
against (Jen Villa, Is the word brought
here by a tlerman hanker from the eapl
j tal. Acconllng to hlr. story to the (ter
mini Consul, Max Weber, three train
loads of troops are nrrlvlng dally In
Mexico city from V ra Crun and are
being sent north In the direction of
i (Jueretaro and Irupuatn, the southern
most city held by the Villa armj
I Conditions In Mexlio city are frlght-
fill, he says, on account of lack of vvafr
, and food Many prlexts are still pris
oners In the national pal., -e. Prepara
tory to the abandonment of the capital
abandonment of the
all archives and (.overnment papeis are
being taken to Vera Cruz. Frequent
supplies of arms and ammunition are
liilng received from Cuba and South
This man charges that graft Is ram
pant among the Carranza uftlelals. and
asserts that while Mexico city Is starv
ing for bread and Vera Cruz also N
short of food, much wheat nmtlscateil
by the Carranza ollh-ers Is being ex
ported to l-.urope from Vera Cruz and
the otllrers are pockttlng the money.
A snialliiox epidemic is raging In Vera
Cruz and .plague Is feared, farranza
continues tu live In a lighthouse out lit
the bay and I seldom seen on the
streets. The declaration of Yucatan as
an Independent territory recognizing no
faction Is contlrmed by this man
The man asserts that (ien Oureeon is
boasting that he will strip Mejilro city
of everything nf value before he quit
In reprisal for the refusal of the people
of the city to contribute funds to his
calls.- nnd their apparent friendliness to
the Zapata faction
Hinting has occurred at Intervals in
Mexico city as the result -f the impris
onment of many of the priests
The defeat of the Carranzlstas near
Monterey and cmttimn-d advance of his
army toward Tamplco is reported by
Villa Much of ilen (lon7ales's military
equipment was captured and the column
Itself routed. A large number of pit-.
' oners were captured.
Snrnr- Motorcycle I Killed.
Samuel 11. Leeerman, a salesman for
the Corham Sport'.-ig (loods Company of
Its West Sixti-tlfth street, wis thrown
from a motorcvele and killed at Seventy
ninth street and Centril Park Wet last
night through swerving his machine to
avoid a pedestrian.
42nJnJ W Strwttt. 'Witt of RfU Sfvnu
Will continue To-day iheir special end-of
season offering of
Men s and Young Men's
Saek Suits and 0 veronals
Also their important sale of
Mens High Class Furnishings
.4 thr followi)i( itmwtal price reductions:
Men's Business and Neli,e;ee Shirts.
soft, plain nnd plaited, (if lino tundras civjip clntli
ami mercerized materials, Spring ilesic-iis,
Men's Pure Silk Negligee Shirts. ,,iin ami
pliiiteil, custom linisli, new dosiRiis, heavy silk.
Men S Pajamas, in two special rrroups, at
Men's Cambric Niht Shirts.
fancy trimnuul, low cm nec't.; si.ra Hi to 111 inch.
Men's Neekwej 11", new Sprinc ilesiKiis; nNn tlie balance
of this season's scarfs, timiln of line imported sj;s, at
We desire to announce that we will hold
Monday. March 5ih
a particularly noteworthy sale of
Oriental Ruis and (larpels
In all the most desirable sixes and weaves.
Ai V cry Large lJrice Concessions
Details will be published in to-morrow's new p- per
ON ROOSEVELT PLAN
Sivs flif Aliii'i'ii'ini l.eirinii Ts
A ti t1 . I iiiiiM'pss'ir.v
"W03IK.V Wllih KM) WAII"
Miss .lane Addams does not agris
with Theodore Hooevilt. In a si'fi.i-h
yesterday morning at the (Virl Tcsatrn
before tho members of tho Woman's
Pface Party hc referred to his project
p rejfard to the American l.e-;nn p
"not only absolutely unnecessary but
"There haa never -een time," con
tinued Miss Addams, "when the I'nlted
States has been so nfc as )t to-day,
parti) because tin- waning nations nre
too busy dismembering each olhn" to
pay any atteti'lon to us and plttly b
uiuse as their own tesoutces decllns
ours go up
"To start a projeot like the American
I Legion with the purpose of pieparlng
every one for war is very wrong. Them
its nothing that will drag us Into war
quicker than this Increasing spirit of
militarism. I am to be one of tho dele
gates who will call upon President Wil
son on March 13 and utge him to ap
point a conference of neutral nations
where suggestions from tho tintlors
' t'OW at war will be considered and If
possible acted upon.
1 "This l the time for the Fnlted State.s
to Mnnd pat In view of the panic
and emotional. sm into which we arn all
thrown by the frUlttftil conditions
abroad It Is no time p. adopt a national
' policy which we might afterward regret.
Amerlcn should keep its lumds clean
If It wants to mediate for the other na
tions. "Moreover.tlure has never been a war
in the history ot tho world In which
women could have more p.lliietice.
First, because we have become more
vocal, as It were, and bee.mtn so much
publicity has b's-n give-, condittors
abroad In spite of the strict censorship
that the full hoiror of war from the
women's standpoint Is Just beginning to
burst on people.
"The system of polygamy istalill-hed
In Mohammedan countries durn.g '
times In order to rear more w-atrlors
for the State s decent compared with
the nwt'ul conditions left In F.umpc in
the wnke of the Invading armies. In
Frinre the church has s.u.otioncd thints
which have formerly 'en considered
sins, and 1 hear from lt, rtin that a huge
corps of doctors and mirsis has been
sent out by the ili-rmati loverntnetn
to care for the babies of Itelgian wionen
In the besieged towns and tn lolng ili.-m
back to (Germany as ilermai cltUens.
"The women of Kittope r.,-1 th it
have endured all they ea-i and wl'l
stand no mote It was hard i-u niv'i
for women to send their busbar, Is ,i-ul
sens out to war when thev felt mo'nl
by a great Impulse of pntrotlbm, but
nmv that they ,,re beginning ti ft -I th.
futility and wicked wsstc -if it all
they will draw the line. Women in
do this more easily than iii'-n. ,iu-e
they cannot be accu-ed ot i-..a ardiee.
"We arc (ipposed tu everv aiipi-nicti
if military spirit m tuts couniry." cor
eluded Miss Addams "T ie install it ion
of military diill In the public sch -its
Is a danger nnd will siirily not la- ivc
coined by the parents . f our little im
migrants who have Just esiap,.,! ti,..
frightful w ir source of Hill ope, I .-,
than that, It ! silly to talk of u
tuliig lrawn into this wat wIh-h ev,-.
tiat'li-sbip that is cr pple.l n Ku.op'
adds another to our own Meet.
"We shall try every thing In "ii po-v r
to stimulate 'In p fi. '. ng In 'i
country, peace lectin will tie give
and a pence normal cou in where pupilt
may tike lesions in peace will al .
establish' d '
A tire which i au-ed
the blocking of
c.c d Sticel fo
il in rid In the
i It.i.li oad (o-ii
"f tl.e lie. del
.ft, nv-iM T i
ltroadwa and I-'c t s
almost half a i 'lour o
oiTlce of the Lackiwa-.-..i
pany. on the gi.nu.1 tic 1
berg Untitling v est.- il iv
otllce was li.idlv il.i'n.ig