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Unsettled Kid winner to-day;
to-morrow showers.
Temperatures yesterday Max;
mum, 77; minimum, 62.
The Herald ha the larfcft
morning iorae circulation, and
prints all the news of the world
each day, in addition to many
exclusive features.
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CONFESSION OF
PRISONER MAY
, SOLVE MURDER
Harry Villon, Taken liCnuc
tion with Rosenthal Kill
ing, Talks to Whitman,
LEADS TO MEN HIGHER UP
'Wealthy New York Men Offer to
Give Money to Institute
Private Probe.
New York, July S3. Harry Vallon.
partner or "Brldgey" Weber, In numer
ous 6ambllngventures. and who was ar
rested on a charge of complicity In the
.murder of Gambler Herman Rosenthal,
to-day made a full confession to District
Attorney Whitman, according; to state
ments made by an official familiar with
the district attorney's office.
A short time after Vallon reached the
prosecutor's office, two stenographers
were summoned, and five central office
detectives were called, to be ready to
make new arrests as soon as the Infor
mation contained In Vallon's confession
cculd be transferred Into warrants. Val
lon Is supposed to be a traveling sales
man, but his wife this afternoon admit
ted that he had been acting as collec
tor for the police. In gathering up the
graft profits from the gamblers. His
confession Is "reported to hate cohered
the entire murder trail, and to lead to
several men high up In the police de
partment of New York, precisely the
men whom the district attorney has be
lieved were responsible for the killing.
It developed to-day that It was "Jack"
Rose who telephoned to Lieut. Becker
the first news of Rosenthal's murder.
This telephoning was done from the
Lafayette baths, where the murderers
brvakfasted Tuesday morning. Sam
FjuI, Jack Rose, "Brldgey" Weber, and
Vallon w.re present at this breakfast
and were served at one table, accord
ing to Herman, a waiter, and who at
tended their table.
Slonry for Prisoners.
"The bank-roll guy," a mysterious In
d Idual, w hose name has not jet been
learned, to-day sent $500 to Sam Paul,
$250 to Weber, and lesser amounts to the
otner prisoners In the Tombs to pay for
their food while they are In jail
One of the emploes of "Brldgey"
Weber's gambling house to-day told the
police 'that the murderers met at this
house early on the night of the tragedy.
Philip F -Cjman. a gambler, now In
the Tombs-.'h a charge of carrying con
cealed weapons, to-day added to the gen
eral graft disclosures by declaring that
he had been "put out of the wa" be
cause It was feared that he would gle
evidence of graft paid by "Dollar John"
Langan to high police officials
District Attorney Whitman expressed
the belief that Lieut Becker. If granted
Immunity, will lay bare the ent're net
work of graft and corruption which
made necessary to th6 police "system"
the removal of Rosenthal. "A'hether
Becker testifies before the grand Jury or
not. however. Lleuts. Costlgan and
Reillv have expressed their willingness
to tell why certain places were raided
while others escaped, and who got the
money for the Immunity granted certain
resorts. Each of these men Is at the
head cf a raiding squad, whose business
It Is supposed to keep Jew York free
irom gamming aens.
Men Higher Up.
"I will protect, as far ns I can. every
man In this case," the District Attorney
was -quoted as sajlng to-day, "If I can
get from them the evidence I know ex
ists. There are bigger men than Becker
In this Rosenthal murder, and I want
them. With the exception of Commis
sioner Dougherty, the police department
has done nothing They are not doing
anything now. The murder smells of
police connivance, and for an hour be
fore Rosenthal was shot preparations
were being made In Forty-third Street
for the murder. There were fifteen or
sixteen men. at least. Involved Dough
erty knows that the police are back of
It and that It was to the Interest of cer
tain policemen that Rosenthal be mur
dered. Detectives learned late to-day who con
tributed to the murder fund of J2.000
which was raised to put Rosenthal out
of the way. The men. and the amounts
they gave, were as follows:
"Brldgy" Weber. $1,000. Sam Paul
and Jack Rose, Lieut. Becker's friends.
1500 each. The men to whom this money
was paid and the amounts each received
were: "Whltev" Lewis. 11,000, "Lefty
Lew is. $300: Harry Horowitz. "Gib the
Blood." $300: "One Ear." name unre
pealed. $300. and Willie Shariro. driver of
the gray murder car, $50.
Mrs. Herman Rosenthal, widow of the
murdered man. was before the grand
jury nearly an hour to-day. She is re
ported to have told all she knew of
Rosenthal's dealings with Lieut. Becker
and the differences which led up to
Rosenthal's threat to disclose the graft
ers and the graft In the police depart
ment of New York. ""
Habeas corpus procedlngs Instituted In
behalf of "Brldgy" Weber and Sam
Taul were adjourned twenty-four hours
by Justice Glegerlch In the Supreme
Court.
Ilnrna Starts To-morrow.
Two mysterious veiled women, visited
Second Deputy Commissioner Dougharty
this afternoon. They came to tell him
certain facts In connection with the Ros
enthal murder, and Immediately after
they left his office, the commissioner
made a long, secret trip In his own auto
mobile, returning to confer with the
District Attorney.
William J. Burns, the detective, will
take charge or the case to-morrow, and
will hold a long- conference with Dis
trict Attorney Whitman early In the
morning;
William J Schleffln. acting in behalf of
Robert F. Cutting. E. H. Outerbridge.
James Speyer, Eugene Sellgman. and
others who are anxious to see this mur
der sifted to the bottom, to-day offered
tn furnish unlimited funds tsj the dis
trict attorney for the payment of de
tectives and all other expenses connect
ed with the running down of Rosen
thal's slayers. The district attorney re
plied to this offer that he will first try
to have the city appropriate sufficient
moneys for the purpose, but. If he falls
In this attempt, he will accept the aid
f private citlx
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"BRIDGEY" WEBBER,
Proprietor of OBe of Sew York's notorious jrambllnK houses, who la being; held
in "ens tody as a "suspect" In connection with the murder of Herman Rosen
thal, the rambler who was shot to death after he had promised to divulge
the scandalous system by which Earning; boose keepers procured protection
from the police department for pay. Webber was onee' a partner of the
murdered rambler, hat they had been on bad terms for aome time. He ad
mits haling been, near the scene when Rosenthal was shot to death by four
men who escaped in an automobile.
EIGHT GIRLS- LOSE
LIYES IN A BLAZE
London Has Holocaust Similar
to the Triangle Shirt Waist
Factory Fire.
London. July 13. Eight girls lost their
Uvea In a fire to-day, the disaster strong
ly recalling the Triangle shirtwaist Ore
In New York last year. The victims
were printing Christmas cards on the top
floor of the Angust Thomas Building, In
Mooregate Street, when a fire gutted the
building In a few minutes and cut off
their escape.
A pitiful group of girls clustered around
a chimney on the roof. And backed by a
wall of name .which defied any, attempt
at rescue. Gradually the fire ate IUj
way to the little space upon which they
stood. am
One girl was saved by falllnWonto
the glass roof which is protected by a
wire netting. With her clothes blazing
she Jumped seventy feet. The swift pas-
sage through the air extinguished the
fire, the wire netting broke the fall.
and wrapping Itself around her bod)'
protected her as she crashed through the
glass roof Into an office and squarely on
top of a flat desk. She was qulcklj
Uken to a hospital suffering from the
Durns and shock.
The next girl who Jumped was hurt
because the Iron netting was gone.
The building was situated In a section
known as "the city danger zone."
There were no fire escapes on the build
ing that was destroyed to-day or the
girls lives mlgh easily have been saved.
SENATOR OVERMAN
JUMPS PRESIDENT
North Carolina Solon Charges Veto
Message Was "Full of Mis
statements of Fact."
During the fight over the appropriation
for the support of the tariff board In the
Senate yesterday Senator Overman of
North Carolina denounced, the President,
charging him with having sent to Con
gress a veto message on the cotton
chemical schedule that was "full of ab
solute misstatements of fact."
Reminding the Senate that President
Taft had characterized the Payne-AIdrich
bill as the best tariff meisure ever en
acted. Senator Overman arraigned the
Executive as a man who knew little or
nothing about the subject, who had ac
cepted the statements cf men who made
their calculations "on a basis qf price
known by them and by Senators to be
absolutely false;" who had deliberately
used the short Instead of the long ton
In their figuring, and the President's mes
sage vetoing the bill thus misrepresented
was "the most remarkable document ever
penned or ever sent to Congress by any
President at any time."
The North Carolina Senator told how
he had employed two tariff experts, un
known to each other, and how their esti
mates and figures agreed In every par
ticular. These were submitted to one of
the greatest chemists In New York, and
deductions he worked out verified the
conclusions of the experts. These three
results, Mr. Overman asserted, nmved
the falsity of the statements made by
the President.
For the time being, the Renuhlicans.
regulars and progressives, voting to
gether, saved the tariff board. By a vote
of 11 to 30 the item carrying 123 000 for
tne support or me board was retained
In the bill, three Democrats. Chamtvr.
lain. Newlands. and Thornton, voting
with the Republicans.
Gomez Plot .Uleirril.
Havana. July a A military plot head
ed by Gen. Monteagudo, to keep the
Gomez regime In power. Is charged by
the conservative press here to-day. The
papers state that It Is part of the plan
to not allow any other candidate to enter
the field, and tbat.Goraez will be retained
In office If It Is necessary to use 'every
man In the army.
SOME COW, EH JOE!
East St. Louis. 111. July IS.
Joe Soloman found his cow In
vtbe dining-room on the third
floor of his home, devouring
vegetables. Tt)e animal had to
be lowered by block and tackle.
ROSENTHAL MURDER.
FIND PARALLEL
TO ARNOLD CASE
New York Police Search in Vain
for Wealthy Miss Dorcas
Snodgrass.
New York. July H A fruitless search
of the morgues and hospitals in three
cities for Miss Dorcas I. Snodgrass, a
beautiful Mount Vernon girl, whose dis
appearance, without apparent cause Wed
nesday morning, resembles the Dorothy
Arnold case, ended to-day, leaving the
detectives engaged as far from solving
the mystery as when they were called In.
Not since the Arnold case has such
Interest been aroused. IJke the Arnold
girt Miss Snodgrass was of a wealthy
and socially prominent family. Like Miss
Arnold, too. she was engaged to be mar
ried shortly. On the morning of her dis
appearance, two friends saw and spoke
to her. receiving a nod as the girl hur
ried by. This wa In the Grand Central
station. Also. Miss Snodgrass declared
on Iea;1nB th'e house that ,h. intended
. ,. d --. ,honnnfr.
From the packing of her trunks for a
trip to California, Miss Snodgrass sterped
to a train, rolled Into the Grand Central
station, and all trace of her has been lost.
Since she came from Martlnburg,
Va., five years ago, she has made her
home with her sister. Mrs. John
Crlder. whose husband Is chief engineer
of the newly completed Boston. West
Chester, and Mount Vernon Railroad.
On her twenty-fifth birthday, last Oc
tober, she entered the training school for
nurses In Mount Vernon Hospital She
became a nurse, not from want of money,
for she was comfortably situated, but
from sheer love of nursing and a desire
to know something of medicine. Her suc
cess was marked.
FAITHFUL SEVENTEEN-YEAR
CHINAMAN AT LAST WEDS
PEETTY AMERICAN WIDOW
Baltimore, Md , July 3 After a wait
of seventeen Jears, during which he suf
fered many heartaches, happiness came
to George P. Wingson, a full blooded
CMnaman, to-day when he walked to the
altar with his pretty bride, Mrs. Lottie
Winsor, thlrt -three years old. an Amer
ican woman. The family of the bride
and a few of the parishoners of Four
teen Holy Martyrs' Catholic Church
were the witnesses.
Wingson Is a convert to the Catholic
faith. For a number of years he has
been In the restaurant business. He was
born In China and came to America w hen
boy.
DOES ADVERTISING PAY? '
SCHUDEL THUS GOT WIFE,
AND HE SAYS 1,000 NOES
New York, July a Marrying his
housekeeper for whom he advertised, one
day, giving her 11.73 the next day. and
losing her through the elopement route
the day following Is the sad 'drama In
which Max Schudel, of Baltimore, played
the goat.
His wife. Ida Stein SchudcL and
Frank Jahn. with whom she. Is nlloired
to have eloped, were arrested "to-day In
lloboken. on a charge of stealing S1TO
from Schudel.
July 11 the Baltimore widower who
had several small children, advertised
for a housekeeper. Ida Stein responded
Next day Schudel proposed and was ac
cepted; the following day they were
married, and. so great was his happiness.
It Is said, that Schudel turned .. v,i.
bunk account to the woman on the next
muruuig,. iueii. it is alleged, she fled
with Jahn. Schudel may cet wt-
of the money, but his wife he does not
Rebels Leaving Chihuahua.
,E1 Paso. July 23,-Before the rf.w i
over, practically" all xebels will have left
the State of Chihuahua for Sonora. The
town of Madera, In Western Chihuahua
has been looted of everything h,m.
and the last of the rebels are now leaving
iurpiw v, tuc jujurea trail. Skir
mishing is reported to-day between the
rebels of Salazar's and Campos' com
mands, advancing Into Sonora from r..
Grandes, and the federals under Sanjlnes
at Colonla.
$11.00 to Xlaaara Palls and Return
Baltimore and Ohio, JtUy J6. Special
train of modern coaches and parlor
cars leaves Union Station 7:45 via Phil
adelphia and Lehigh Valley route.
Cheap side trips from the Falls to
popular resorts and liberal stopover
privileges returning within limit .r ik
days. Other excursions August 3 and I
. 85wuvtt m iuu -av. ana uctoner .
NO ACTION TAKEN
It
District Railway Body Meets and
Discusses Accident of
Iast Friday.
ADDITIONAL CHARGES
ABE NOT CONTEMPLATED
More CarsAre Ordered to Be Oper
?r ated-n Several Boutes
in the City.
Recommendations with reference to the
railway accident which occurred last
Friday afternoon at Ninth and
Streets Northwest, resulting in the death
of one passenger and the serious Injury
of two others, will be made to the Inter'
state Commerce Commission by the
District Electric Railway Commission as
a result of the meeting of the latter
body held yesterday afternoon In the
Glover Bulldlncv
The question of the fatal collision was
given long and careful consideration by
the members of the commission, and
after three- hours of discussion, the
meeting adjourned without taking final
action. It was decided to continue the
Investigation of circumstances surround
tng the accident with a view to taking
necessary precautions to prevent repeti
lions of the crash of Friday.
It was agreed to bring the matter for
mally before the Interstate Commerce
Commission. It Is possible, however.
that another meeting of the railway
commission will be held before this ac
tion Is taken- The commission will con
tinue Its Investigation. At the meeting
veaterday H. C Eddy, secretary of the
commission, submitted a detailed report
of the action. Although It was not mad
public It Is understood that It contained
drastic recommendations. It was
nothing mora than a statement of facts
concerning the collision.
No XeiT Charges.
The question of Issuing an order to
compel the railway companies to employ
additional flagmen and Inspectors at cer
tain points along their various lines was
given careful attention, and the matter
Is till under consideration. The subject
of occupancy of running boards was also
considered, but it was decided not to
file any additional charges against the
companies In regard to violations of the
regulations dealing with this matter un
til the seventeen cases now pending be
fore tne ponce Court have been dis
posed of. It was pointed out by Mr.
Eddy that the Capital Traction Company
car In the accident of Friday was oper
ating In violation df the regulation deal
ing with the occupancy of running
boards.
Numerous complaints of various kinds
were read and freely discussed. No
definite action .was taken on any of
t"iem. It waa decided, to Investigate each
case thoroughly and then to act. One
of th communications, which was from
a woman patron, was to the effect that
the second step on the new type of big
open cars Is dangerous to life and limb.
and should be ruled against by the com
mission. It was this little Iron step
which severed Caspar's leg In the acci
dent last week.
One of the complaints was against
the method employed on some car lines
of requiring the passengers themselves
to drop their fares Into the boxes on
the psj-as-vou-enter cars The com
plainant expressed the opinion that it
was the business of the conductor to
drop the fares In the box. and that pas
sengers should not be expected to per
form the duties of paid emploves of the
corporations.
Complains About Transfers.
One of the communications set forth
that It was an Impossibility at present
to transfer from the Georgetown line
to the North Capitol Street line by
means of the Columbia line, and pointed
out that some action should be taken by
tre Commission, so as to end the pres
ent convenience caued many passen
gers who desire to reach their destina
tion as rapidly as possible.
There was vigorous p.-otest vo'ced
against the express service of the city
and suburban branch of the Washing
ton Railway and Electric Company.
This service was only recently Inaugu
rated. Complainants stated that the ser
vice was disgraceful. There have Den
many complaints with respect to this
line, and the Commission will make a
thorough Investigation of the matter.
Complaint was likewise filed against
Continued on Pace Three.
LORIMER TO TRY
FOR D. S. SENATE
Friends of Deposed Solon Tell of
His Plans for Making Race
in Primary.
William Lorimer, of Illinois, who re
cently was expelled from the United
States Senate, will attempt to re-enter
the Senate, and win not try for a seat
In the House, as he flrt planned. Mr.
Lorimer made known the change In his
plans to one or two of his close political
friends In the Senate Just before his de
parture from Washington for hp home
In Chicago.
His plan Is to make his fight for vindi
cation through a State primary nomina
tion for the Senate two jcara hence. He
Is confident that he can win It Is his
opinio- tit the next Legislature of Illi
nois will be Democratic In both Hou'es.
and that J. Ham Lewis will be elected
to succeed Senator Cullom. This will de
feat Gov. Dcneen, one of the arch ene
mies of Lorimer, and this result will give
ljonmer mucn secret satiractlon
Lorimer has no hope for election at
the hands of a Democrat c legislature.
He expressed rather a desire for election
bv the people of his State direct.
It Is his purpose now to make one
speech during the campaign this fall,
and he wliTtake this occasion to se
verely criticise both Pres'dent Taft and
Roosevelt. It Is also probable that he
will hav e something further to say about
his chier opponents In. the Senate, and
especially Sznayirs Kern and Lea. It
Is understood that he did not deliver
himself of all he wanted to say to these
Senators when he spoke In his own be-;
half In, the Senate, hoping that they
would make reply and precipitate a col
loquy. He fntlmated to friends that he
reserved his strongest firs for such an
opportunity. " i
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CIPRIANO CASTRO AND WIFE.
Xew York, July 2XVenemn elans who have arrived at this port during; the
last week corroborated a report that Clprtano Castro, deposed President of
Venesnels, la In the Canary Islands, preparing: for another descent upon Veie
suela. They declare that his nirents are extraordinarily active In the South
American Republic because of popular dissatisfaction with the administration
of President Gomes. Aecordtnsr to revolutionists now In )m York, 3.000 men
are quartered In Port of Spain, ready to raise the Castro standard when the
signal Is jelven.
STILL INSISTS HE
SAW CAPT. SMITH
Baltimore Man Tells How It Would
Kara Been Possible to Have
' Been Rescued.
Speciil to Th vruMagtm Ilenld.
Baltimore. Md , July St sun empnatic
In his assert ons that he saw Capt. E. J.
Smith, who Is supposed to have been
drowned In the Titanic dkastcr. Peter
Prjal, 907 Valley street, aeciaxea je
terday that ho was sure the commander
.VZ Itl . J ahtn la otlVM STld Well
land In the employ of the White Star
Line. In explaining tne way in wuica
th remain mleht have escaped death.
Mr. Pryal said jesterday
Th. annfr ,hn tn. 1 lianiC BIQK 13
nn fat- rrnm th. nlace where I was cast
away mjself In 1SG0 when I was salllpg
n . Aiin unr Tmllan. The captaln.
whose name was Smith also, mistook a
i -. D.M TalfinH fnr that of a
sh'p and ran his vessel on thetreef We
were lowered into ooais ana teKutu mo
Island. From there we were rescued by
a number of fishing craft and were
eventually taken to Boston.
"It would have been an easy matter
for Capt, Smith, of the Titanic to have
gotten Into a lifeboat attired as a pas
senger, and. again, knowing as he did
.1.. ..i-i.f e nan-on Taland. micht
have, under difficulties, of course, made
his wav there and thence to cape oamc
TT'i.-hA. i- not hft d d this or was
saved In another way, I do not know,
but I do know that he Is alive and that
I saw him. I would know him an where
and under any circumstance'.'
Mr. Poal said yesterday that he be
lieved that Capt- Smith was too sensl-wi-
- na n tairA his own life He alo
said that the captain had a mania for
maVng speed records, as was snown ...
,mvt v.- .a i-nnuin of the Majestic.
ho ran the vessel on a reef near Barren
Island, on the nortnern rouie. . w.c
time Mr. Whitney, who was then Secre
tary of War. was a passenger on the
vessel with his daughter, and was em
phatic In his criticism of the commander.
-. t..i -ifh his wife and two
daughters. wMl leave Baltimore on July
31 for his new nome in jre.. of"i.
Vs.. where Mrs. Pryal will undergo an
operation.
BULL MOOSE PARTY
IN MISSISSIPPI TO
DRAW COLOR LINE
tv. miss. July H The color line
... .. ., w- .nil fajit In the 'bull
win oe uraw. .tk" .
moose" party In Mississippi. This an
nouncement was made to-day by the
- .u- vatiAnal Progressive
leauers 01 . .-..
movement here, following the cancella
tion of a call tor a. piub. ---
tion, whlcn had been signea oy mm.
white and blatk Kepuoiicans .. .,.
. . ..... .tth th rpcular oriran-
izatlon. All colored men ar0 to be barred
from the new party.
MITCHELL NOT WORRIED;
LAUGHS WHEN TOLD
el... Tj.v. Idaho. July 23. John
Mitchell, vice president of the American
Federation of Labor, received a tele
gram hcr) to-day from his attorneys
telling of his sentence mr tvumHi w
court by Judge Wright Mitchell laughed
and said: . ,
I do not think that will stand. I do
not believe I will ever go to Jail, and am
certain the Supreme Court will reverse
this sentence as It did before. I think
It Is a good Joke.
Mitchell left this aiiernoon jor r-..n-tlac,
Mich., having completed his West
ern Chautauqua tour.
Soldier" Anticipate Strike.
Belfast. Ireland. July 23. In anticipa
tion of rioting over tt-e return to work
of 1.200 hands In the Harlan & Wolff
shipyards hero, where a strike has ben
In progress for some tlm. the Cheshire
regiment was called out to-diy In addi
tion to 200 police armed for riot duty
and the entire force was thrown about
the yards.!
ENGLANDDRGEDTO
STOP ATROCITIES
Petition Being Circulated Asking
that $2 Monroe 'Doctrine
be Challenged.
London, Jul- 31 The British govern
ment is to be urged by a petition, signed
by scores of Influential men. to challenge
J the Monroe doctrine. In so far as it hin
ders British Interference with the Patu
mayo rubber atrocities. Following Is the
text, of the petition which Is being cir
culated among distinguished residents of
England for further signatures:
"We. the underigncd. In view of the
horrible atrocities perpetrated In the
.IIWlUli U13UII.L .1. ilUUI t. MC..l(l. I
Indian population has been reduced from
50,000 to S.Qjfi. considering this a dark
tain upon the civilization of the cen
tury, and on Great Britain In some de
gree, as the company under whose sanc
tion tht'e atrocities have occurred have
its separate quarters In London
"The Monroe doctrine states that the
United States would view an) 'Interposi
tion of European powers for the purpose
of controlling the destlnj of Independent
governments on the American continent
as the manifestation of an unfriendly
disposition toward the United States.
"We. therefore. con!der that the Brit
ish government should draw the atten
tion of the United States government to
the fact tint the Monroe doctrine In
volves the latter In grave responsibilities
as regards such deeds as have come to
light, and require her co-operation with
Great Britain in putting an immediate
end to these atrocities, and punishing the
culprits "
The petition already has been signed
by the Lord Primate of Ireland. Sir John
Jardlne, Lady Jardlne. Noel Buxton. M.
P.: Rev. J. II. Haris. of the Anti-Slavery
Society, Archdeacon Potter. Col Wyllle
Prebenedary Jeaks. of St. Paul's Cathed
ral, and other notables.
SMALL CHANCE OF
MIKADO'SRECOVERY
Emperor of Japan Barely Holds His
Own in Fight With
Death.
Tokjo, July 23. Barely holding his own
with death. Emperor Mutsuhlto passed a
restless night, but slept several hours to
day. His fever continued high, and he
was very weak, but the physicians as
sumed a more hopeful' air. though they
admitted to court officials that his recov
ery Is extremely Improbable. They said
he might linger a few das or even
weeks, but that It would, be a miracle If
he ever left his bed.
A bulletin, Issued at 9 o'clock this even
ing, "reads.-'as follows:
"The Emperor was somewhat sleepless
during the day. His temperature Is; 93.72.
His pulse is fitful."
This was less reassuring than the one
Issued asjl o'clock In the afternoon which
reads:
"His majesty slept throughout the
morning. His temperature Is now 9S.TO.
Otherwise, there Is ro change."
German Wnr llnlloon Slnnd Tet.
Berlin. July 2!. After a speed test
lasting eighteen hours the German war
department tc-day took over the dirigi
ble balloon "Z IIII." which la said to
be the most modern and speedy mili
tary airship In the world. The balloon
developed forty-nine miles an hour In
the trials. It will be stationed at the
fortress of Metz.
I.lpjht V-nteiiCf for Spy.
IMInhnrfh. SiMltland. JulV CL trrl
Graves, a German,, to-day was convicted
of trying to steal British army secrets,
and was sentenced to eighteen months'
imprisonment.
GIRL. STRIPPED
AND BEATEN, AT
POINT Of DEATH
Miss Essie Cartir, of Giorgia,
Not Expectid to Survive.
Accusis Prominent Mm.
COURT OFFICIAL IMPLICATED
Son of Man Who Led Party Threat
ens to Shoot Father for
Mistreating Fiancee.
Macon. Osu July n-p.i. c.-. v-
young white girl who was whipped at
Dawson. Ga.. Sundav ! ,- - - ...
of prominent men. headed by W. S.
Dozler. clerk of the Superior Court. Is
at the point of death In a hospltai here.
The probability la that the men who
"u,"0 ncr eventually will be tried for
murder, as the physicians are almost
hopeless for her recovery. The girl has
.uu citr. ana there are smptoms
if blood poisoning.
Miss Carter's hnHv i. - - i, ., .
- - au Bnuum wai
sne is in constant agony. There Is
scarcely an Inch of flesh from her neck
down that Is not cut and discolored, and
she cannot bejiri th mtAh .. -t.w -...-
ng or bandages.
two Macon attorneys have been en
gaged to prosecute W. S. Doner. CUde
Dozler. and Pnru r..-i.... -1-
charged with doing the whipping by the
.. ., ir, jiary tarter. The
Droceedlns-s wMh h... i i ...
Implicate at least a dozen other proml-
nciifc moa ot uawson.
Cnnse of 'Whipping;.
Essie Carter was vhinrwrf hjw.au. tv
S Boiler's twentv-one-v mmm an- an.
Infatuated with her and she refused to
swear that she would never meet the
young man again. Her story reads like
i. turus oi a Kussian prison, where
the knout Is used on women a. w.m ..
on men.
"I loved Vflrt TVnvf. -.- iji .1.1-
afternoon, "and he loved me. R-:ii
WOUld not DIM ma. .... l v
urged him to do so to please his father,
the latter and his friends whipped me
almost to death. Doner and his friends
carried me off In an automobile Sunday
night to a grove near Dawson. When
tney got me there they stripped me to
the skin and while four men held me
Dozler lashed ma with a ... wt.... .
colored chauffeur held the lantern so
mat ne could see here to "hit me."
TVMrMhe mac who did the flogging
stopped to rest, saying as he did that
h.A Wfi.8 nOt at aatfaftflua . .-
back was a mass of bruises and she was
screaming wun patn.
Tb.re-.tens to Shoot Father.
Friends sent for Drs. fi.trtln.i- r,A
Crumblej, and when ther arrived th.w
found her nearer dead than alive and
almost choked from, the gag which had
been made from her dress h.n ah.
was stripped for the flogging She was
sent to Macon next day for treatment.
The Carter girl alleges that Jim Dozier
tred his best to stop his father from
meiains vne wnip. in the meantime
she sa s, Vogt Dozler. the boy for whom
she Was WhlDDed. ira h.?i . .4 .
the house of another brother She as
serts that her fiance was lured to the
..uujkt o,.iu ntpi mere oy lorce until she
had been beaten
D. S Dozler. in ... . .
- .-w.u.ciii issuea to
day admits whipping the girl, but savs
he did It to save his son Young Dozier
Is so enrared nv.r th. -ki. . ...
-... .v. . i J -"'Wilis OI JUSS
hf e .. f hu tl'Uened to shoot
rCl .V.7.' "u Dln"8 wno t0 Prt In
TWO VIRGINIA CITIES
MUST SHIT UP EIGHT
CENT TELEGRAPH CHAEGE
The Comptroller of the Ttmt. v.
decision rendered jesterdar. hnM..
the citie- of R chmond and Petersburg.
va.. wim a joint municipal debt of t
cents, or 4 cents apiece The liability
was Incurred when the police of thos-s
citie- wired the Navy Department that
the had arrested three deserters
According to this decision, th. .-.
which provides for the apprehension, dis
position and payment of rewards for
deserters does not rmur mih ... .v
dlture. and the bill will be sent to the
Virgin a cities by the telegraph company.
BATTLE IN BARCELONA.
Antl-Kovernment Demonstrations
Cnlralnnte In Illot.
Barcelona. Spain. July 23. Great nimiit
prevails throughout Spain, and revolu
tionary agents are more active than ever
before.
Cnntlnunl ntl--i.rnmnt it.-.......
tions hAVA followed th. ntt.mnt m..4. h
anarchists to kill the Infanta Isabel here,
and culminated to-day In a pitched battle
between the police and the crowds cheer
ing xor a repuouc.
Snltan Donbles Bodyspnard.
Constantinople, July 23. Because of
threats against his life, the personal
bodyguard of Mohammed V. Sultan of
Turkey, was doubled to-day. The situ
ation here Is becoming critical as a re
sult of a break between the Sultan and
young Turkts.
The army is tnreatening a revolt and
the new cabinet Is menaced by a num
ber of difficulties
I'nnsrtl 3lare Attacks Boy.
Utlca. N. Y.. July 23. Bllnn H. Car
penter, aged fourteen. Is In a critical
condition at his home at Chenango Lake
to-d iy. as the reult of being kicked In
the face by an enraged hor-e. The lad
attempted to ride a colt, when the mother
of the animal ru'hed up and attacked
him.
GROUNDS FOR PEBJUBYt
New York, July 23 Because
he hs-. discovered that he has a
mother-in-law. Kenneth Chad
wlck. of Brooklyn. Is seeking to
have his wife arrested for per
jury. She told him last April
that her mother was dead.
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