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RUSSIA PREPARES
Paris, Oct. 12 The possibility of Italy carrying out her threat
to attempt a passage of the Dardanelles, following the breaking off of
(peace negotiations between Italy
nine consternation m diplomatic circles, onoura an iiauan neci suc-
ceed in breaking through the strait, which is heavily mined and fortified,
Constantinople would be at the invaders' mercy, and serious interna-
-tional complications would result
FOUR NATIONS WOULD INVADE.
Success in this undertaking would mean a simultaneous invasion
of the Sultan's dominion by Italy, Greece, Montenegro, and Servia, the
Italian troops landing from the fleet in the Sea of Marmora and the
Balkan forces crossing their respective frontiers.
This would mean a rush by the
powers for a share in the Sultan s
territory, ancf another grand strug
gle would be inevitable.
Battle at Scnturl.
London. Oct. 1S-A battle in which
octh sides hae lost several hundred
tilled and wounded was still being-waged
between the Turks and Montenegrins at
Scutari at nightfall, according to mes
sages received here from Cettinje and
Podgoritza. .......
The losses in the fighting to date are
cttimated at 1000 killed and 1.5C0 wound
ed this estimate including the attack8
bj' Montenegrins on Shlpscblnck Hill.
Rogane. and Brana. and the engagement
now in progress.
The Turkish forces presented a stub
born resistance when the Montenegrins
advanced on Scutari at daybreak to-da.
Thousands of troops had arrived during
the night and gave the Turks the advan
tage of suiierior numbers.
Advance In Tno dolomm.
The Montenegrins advanced In two col
umns, one commanded by Gen. Marttno
vltch. operating from the south and at
tacking the fort at the confluence of the
Boana and the Drln Rivers, and the
other, commanded by Crown Frlrux
Danllo. advancing from the north or
Lake Scutari.
Gen. Martinotitch met a severe check
.. ... Ttov.na niver. and for several
hours was- unable to render any assist
ance to Prince Danllo. When he nally
overcame the Turks and resumed h's
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march he left a trail or naming vuiages i
In his wake. Several guns of 0hem
negrinartlllm-wer.putoutotcommis-1
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Ill on the infantry. ,
Dispatches from Salonlkl from a. Turk
ish source state that the Turks, aiaiough
they have lost heavily, are still holding
their posiUon. ui..
Another force of Montenegrins, whlrt
yesterday occupied Byalopolys and ?ovl
Basar.- are marching against Cubanaca.
Turk Called to Arm..
Constantinople. Oct. li-A call to arms
was issued by the Sultan to-day. Ina
proclamation for a general mobllixaUon
Taking advantage of Turkey's dlffl
culUes. our small neighbors have sent
troops against our frontiers. They must
not be allowed to tread an Inch on our
sacred solL The Turks mustjlght with
the courage ot their ancestors.
Runts Prepare tor "War.
Cracow. Oct. li Serious mutinies have
broken out in Russian Poland, where
Russia's mobilization of 80.000 troops is
regarded as the first preliminary step to
war with Austria. Reservists attempted
to escape at Lodz, by Alstock and Szuc
zicz. At the latter place fifteen mutineers
were court-martialed and shot.
BUIGABIANS MASSACRED ?
Berlin. Oct. 12.-A massacre of Bulgar
ians in Macedonia Is reported In dis
patches received here to-day. It Is said
Continued on Pane Four.
MEXICAN REBELS
GAINING GROUND
Conditions Near the Capital Grow
Worse State Department Ex
pected to Take Action.
Mexico City. Oct. 01 Conations are
rworse now In the State of Mexico than
jthey ever have been In the Satte of
Morelos. Thirteen depuUes in Mexico
have petitioned the national government
(to send help to that State. Hurried prep
arations are being made to defend 'the
city of Toluca. which is threatened by
by forces of rebels.
, It Is esUmated that thg rebels through
tcut the south are now double the num
&er ever In Orozeo's army, and con
etantly Increasing. Valle de Bravo, a
,clty In the State of Mexico, has been loot
ted and completely destroyed by rebels
under LImon. Scenes of carnage and
jcruelty marked the path of the Invaders.
A thousand rebels, under Zapata, are
reported gathering In the neighborhood
of Cuernavaca. Hacendados is paying
bandits regular weekly sums protection
money. The United States State Depart
ment Is expected to complain against the
conduct of Garcia Rena, Minister of War,
on the representations of Ambassador
Wilson. Jt Is sure to cause a big sen
cation, but the facts 'cannot be sent from
here.
The complaint is in connection with the
demand by the Ambassador for troops to
protect the Continental Rubber Company.
1' Manana, the newspaper, under, the
satirical caption "Bulletin of peace and
progress," publishes four columns of
rebel outrages, bandit raids and massa
cres covering the' news of three days. In
all fifty-five such items.
'Early this morning a military train
coming from Cuernavaca was derailed at
Cs'ava. twenty miles south ot here. Two
oncers were killed and twenty injured.
The derailment Is believed to be the
work of Zapatistas, but may be due to
the engineer., Railroad accidents, since
the American engineers left, nave been
"Very 'numeroua.
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TWO CANDIDATES
ADDRESS KNIGHTS
Gov. Wilson and Repressntativa
Sulzer Appear in Public To
gether for First Time.
Xew York. Oct. 12. Gov. Woodrow
Wilson. Democratic Presidential nomi
nee, and "William Sulzer, Democratic
candidate for Governor of New York,
appeared in public together in this city
to-night for the first time since the lat
ter was nominated at Syracuse. They
Doth attended a banquet of the Knights
of Columbus, where they were given an
enthusiastic ovation as they shook
hands.
The Governor made a brief speech ex
tolling the character ot Columbus.
"My Interest In politics. In this year
or grace for It promises to be a year
of grace." he said, "is that there Is
some prospect that we shall end the
misunderstandings In America, that we
th.u k'.. .1.
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with Interest, and unit, i
upon a basU. not of generosity. buKof
j-'imuai understanding, or mutual com
prehension, and put all through the lite
of America again that sense of brother
hood, that sense of common enterprise
in behalf of mankind, which shall not
only make us happy, but make us pros
perous; -which shall not only make us
prosperous, but keep us great."
Politic. SertM. Business.
The Governor returned to New York
to-day from the longest trip of his cam
paign. His voice noticeably had lost Its
volume and Intensity, but he easily made
himself heard to his auditors at the
Astor and at Louis Martin's, where he
addressed the Association of Democratic
French and Canadians of Greater New
York. He also was scheduled to appear
at Sulzer's Harlem Rrver Park, where
tfce Democratic candidate for Governor
spoke to about 500 members of the
Italian Benevolent Society and the Unit
ed Italian Societies, but feared his voice
Mould be unable to stand the strain.
"Politics In America," said the Gover
nor, at the Knights of Columbus dinner,
"Is a more serious business than It Is
anywhere else In the world, because
there are so many precedents that you
have to reverse; there are so many plans
that you dare not cut off; there are so
many boasts that you dare not redeem.
"There Is so much behind us, the pace
Is so tremendous, and the Impulse so Ir
resistible, that every generation In
America must be better than the genera
tion before It, or else It will be dis
credited. Understanding: with Canada.
Speaking at Martin's the Governor said
that political allegiance Is coming. to be
a different thing than It .used to be.
"We love our home," he told the
French and Canadians there' assembled,
"in proportion that they are homes, and
I hope Canadians feel as much at home
in New York as I have felt In Canada.
"L have no prediction to make about
Canada except this very delightful pre
diction that Canada and the United
States will more and more thoroughly
understand one another and like one an
other as the years go by. We have com
mon Ideals, we have common hopes, we
have common views, and for the time
being Canada lias a better banking and
currency system than the United States."
The Governor returned to his home at
Princeton late to-night. .
WHAT'S THE SCORE!
ASKED PRESIDENT
TAFT BY WntEEESS
Newport. R. I.. Oct. Ii "The
President would like the baseball
score," came the wireless message
to the government station this aft
ernoon from the Mayflower, which
was in this location.
By wireless the Information was
quickly given. Inning after Inning
going through the air to the Presi
dent. "Why was Cady substituted for
Carrican toayr the President
asked, and he was Informed.
When the final score was flashed
by wireless the President asked
for the names of the players mak
ing, the runs, the bits-and errors,
and other Information, which was ,
handed "red hot"- front the wire
less. Everys station ashore and
afloat kept out of the air while the
President was being; given the base-
ball news.
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REPRESENTATIVES OF FORTY'
TWO' COUNTRIES TAKE CITY
BY STORM LOCAECOMMITTEE
WELCOMES VISITORS t AND ES
CORTS THEM TO HOTELS FLAN
ROUND OF FESTIVITIES.
Washington to-day presents the appear
ance more than ever of a cosmopolitan
city, for she is the host of delegations of
business men from more than forty for
eign countries, representing the fifth In
ternational Congress of the Chambers of
Commerce. They arrived at union bta-
Uon last night about 7 o'clock in two sec
tions of a special train which brought
them over the Pennsylvania Railroad
from Pittsburg. D. J. Kaufman, chair
man of the entertainment committee.
joined the tourists In Pittsburg, and came
to Washington In the first section of the
train, becoming acquainted with the dis
tinguished travelers and making arrange
ments with the heads of the excursion
for everybody's comfort In Washington.
Thomas Grant, secretary of me local
trade body, was a passenger in the sec
ond section of the train, and performed
the same duties there. Each ot the dele
gates was provided w ith a card which In
dicated the name of his hotel, and several
of the important buildings of the city
which are to be visited. On the trans
verse side of the card was the condensed
programme of the entertainment pro
tided by the business men of Washing
ton. Arrangements were also made on
board the trains for the sending of bag
gage to the several hotels, and when the
coaches arrived at the station automo
biles were waiting and the 400 and more
tourists were taken care of without a
hitch. All got to the dinner tables In the
several hotels In record Ume.
Babel of Toinei.
The party of tourists Is an interest
ing one, alike In personnel and appear
ance. They give the impression of vig
orous, well-fed, and groomed business
men ot the world. With the fewest ex
ceptions there is nothing In dress or
bearing to distinguish them from thou
sands of other tourists who come to the
Capital City every year. But when they
come to speak, and when one listens
to the conversations going on among
them it amounts j to a babel of tongues.
There are the rough gutterals of the Rus
sian, the. more wamlllar sounds of the
German speech, the fluent and flowing
French, the musical Italian, the language
of Greece, which Is slowly becoming a
little understandlble to us in this coun
try, sstsk. besides these are the languages
of the Balkans and Turkey, of India and
China and Japan.
The tourists, of course, speak a little
English, for they have been In the coun
try several weeks, have traveled about
a bit, and being most Intelligent people
they have picked up words and phrases
of the English language and are able
to answer questions and to speak a few
words, but when they really talk "with
one another It is in the home speech.
Quite a large segment of the party
cornea from Latin-America, and there all
speak Spanish, and that language Is
possibly the principal one heard among
the delegates. -if
Coaple 1st Jfative Dress.
.One noUeeable feature ot the party Is
that these former strangers from the ut
termost parts of the earth, have come to
know one another. Those cording' In on
the last section of the train were warmly
greeted by those of the first section, and
they louna ways in polite and broken
phrases to Indicate their pleasure at
meeUng again- after- toe long' ride from
Pittsburg, some of the. German delega
tion and individuals o& the others wore
strange-looking caps or hate Indicative
of tne country rrora which' they came.
One Interesting couple' from-Arabia wore
the native . They.waraBormusloe
vrttai rwf left t lijca Merr M. hwemt.
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couple are accompanied, by their daugh
ter aaa one or two native servants, roajt-
TUuriup - olctureraue and Interesting fam
oy party. The.Benor Dlnshawa are. ageo
and somewht infirm, and many of the
party showed them special attention. Es
pecially were the women among the tour
lsts. of which there are a goodly num-
her, solicitous for lime, DinshaWs com
fort.
"The tourists to a man are enthusiastic
over the trip now drawing to Its close.
They praise In the most extravagant
terms the wonderful country, its great
cities, and the hospitality which has been
showered upon them wherever they have
been. One of the German delegation, a
young man, proud perhaps In his resem
blance to his .Kaiser, for that was the
reason a reporter approached him and
WOULD PUT BAN
ON JOY RIDERS
GoMMCticut Avihi Gitizans'
Association Wants Mora
Mouiitad Poiicaman.
There will be no more Joy rides at
breakneck speed on Connecticut Avenue
If the members of the Connecticut Ave'
nue Citizens' Association have their way.
At a meeting of the association last
night a resolution was unanimously
passed requesting the Commissioners to
include In their estimates for next year
an appropriation sufficient to provide for
extra motorcycle policemen to put a stop
to the fast driving on Connecticut Ave
nue.
The public uttliUes committee of the
association was instructed to make an
investigation of the proposed public utili
ties merger in tne District and report at
the November meeting. The sum of HO
was appropriated by the association to
aid In defraying; the expenses of the suit
instituted by various citizens' associa
tions to test the legality of the order ot
the District Commissioners raising the
water rent rate.
The Commissioners were requested to
Include In the District budget appropria
tions' for a new fire" engine house to be
located at Connectlcut'Avenue and Grant
Road, new highway-bridges across Rock
Creek at Calvert Street and across Klin
gle Ford near Cleveland Park. A spe
cial request was made for the opening of
Aioemarie street m tne way rxom Con
necticut Avenue to Sock Creek Park, so
as to afford a western entrance to the
nark. Several other matters of minor
importance, were also disposed, of. J. p.
Crawford, second vice president of the
association, presided.
Three German
Scientists Invent
Mechanical Cow
London, Oct 12. A milk-producing-machine
has been perfected by three Ger
man scientists. The machine digests
vegetables like a cow and gives chemical
milk. Sir William Crookes. the scientist,
tasted the milk and said he liked It.
e Great Hsyetettewa fkM.) Fair,
Tickets, good Kotos; on all Baltimore
and Ohloi trains i Oct 'U-to U: valid for
return unUl 19th. JtUO; and for special,
trains wiij. ivivKusneityiKauoa i"
a. ra. un. js as iu:m- Woe tif round
-Mereei 8tr-J-. Larreaee9 -ielrcate
eirsie nvat Berua) Dr. wt aiib
asked after his health in the language!
of the Fatherland. The young, man's''
eyes brightened, and he said:
"I speak English fairly well, and I am
delighted to meet you. Yes, we have
had a most delightful Journey. I am
amazed at the bigness of things here.
We hae In Germany many grand
things, but you Americana outdo us In
everything big and grand. T like the ar
rangements tor travel. I like the hotels.
I like the people I have met. Many of
them were once In the Fatherland, but
they have come here to the big, new
country, and the larger opportunities,
and I am Justly proud of the German
Americans I have met on this trip. We
have lost the cream of the old nation,
and you have It here. The Journey? 1
can't speak of it except to say that It
has been wunderschoenste, which, you
know, with us Is the last to be said
about It. In Chicago, In Dayton. In Cin
cinnati, and in Pittsburg It seemed as
though the very best those cities had to
give us was spread before us. We will
carry back to Europe big Ideas of your
country, and the Impressions we have
received must last a lifetime. I love
Germany, and I have large Interests
there, but I have sometimes thought on
this Journey that I ought to be here in
stead of in the Old World. It Is in
truth a young man's country, and it is
not strange to me now that so many of
the Old World have come here to live
with the Americans."
The young man said his name was
Ritter, and that was all that the re
porter needed to know about him.
Praises J. H. Fahey.
One ot the English delegates spoke ot
the arrangements of the trip under the
charge of the Chamber of Commerce
of Boston. He said it would be im
possible for men to do more than John
H. Fahey and his lieutenants had done
for the comfort of so large a crowd. All
the way the arrangements had been per
fect, and everything had gone off with
no trouble to the delegates, he said.
"We know when we strike a new city
that are to be taken care of In every
way." he replied. "We hae no worry
about luggage, no worry about hotels,
no worry about where to go and when.
for it's all thought out in advance. It
has been a most delightful Journey.
"But." continued the Englishman, "we
have been looking forward In anticipation
of our visit to Washington. We expect It
to be the banner town. If I may so ex
press it. without disparagement to the
other places where we have been so
hospitably entertained. But we are ex
pecting to view your Capital with pleas
ure, and for one I am anxious for day
light to-morrow that I may get about
and see with my own eyes this city about
which I have read and heard so much. I
met the young man who is secretary of
your Chamber of Commerce to-dar. and
had a talk with him about your city, and
I think It must be a wonderfdl town."
One of the eminent delegates of the
congress Is the Hon. Francisco A. Pezet,
from Peru. He is making the Journey
with his fellow-delegates accompanied by
his wife. Senor Pezet was secretary of
the Peruvian Legation eleven years ago.
and was In Buffalo at the Pan-American
Exposition when President McKlnley
was shot. ' It was Senor Pezet who rushed
for medical assistance and brought the
first physicians to the President's side.
Senor Pezet gives the following account
of what happened-that day:
Wltk President's Party.
"I -was In the President's party when
he visited the Pan-American Exposition,
being then secretary of the Peruvian Le
gation at Washington. We had spent the
day, sight-seeing at Niagara Falls and
returned' to the .exposition shortly after
noon; After luncheon. President McKln
ley asked to be excused from the party
of 4 foreign diplomats, saying that he must
do ..his duty by bis. countrymen,-and ex
pressed the wish that he would meet and
shake, hands with as many people as he"
cowl. t ,,
"We tried to dissuade him1 from, the
Cm mined JTsur Twetrsv
MAKES IMHKUSSIUN UN THE JlRY ?1
New York, Oct. 13. Jack Rose, self-confessed tool of Police Iieoti
Charles Becker, took the stand tc-dav'in the trial of Becker for the mar-
der of Herman Rosenthal, the gambler, and told a remarkable-storyj
of Beckers keen interest in the death of Rosenthal.
The answer to any one of a hundred separate questions asked wool
have been sufficiently startling to serve as a climax in an ordinary mur
der trial. But a shudder ran through
his interview with Becker a few hours after the murder.
"I asked Lieut TJecker why it
town after I had reported to him that Rosenthal had been killed," said!
Rose. "V
W0UID COT OUT TONGUE.
"His answer was that he had gone by the police station. I them
asked if He had viewed the body of Rosenthal. Becker said :
" 'It was the most pleasing sight I have ever seen the sight ofl
that squealing . If it was not for the presence of District Attorneyj
PERKINS TARGET
FOR DEMOCRATS
Mapataand Harvester Trust
Grilled in Resolution Passed
by Local Club.
A bitter attack was made on George
V. Perkins and the Bull Moose party
In a. resolution Introduced by Judge
Jt-mes.'H. Blount, former United States
Judge'Ja the Philippines, and unanimous
ly .adopted by the Wilson and Marshall
Club of tr-e District at a meeting last
nutht. A copy of the resolution was
ordered sent to the Clapp campaign In
vestigating committee for its considera
tion. The resolution introduced by Judge
Blount Is. In part, as follows:
Whereas Mr. George ,W. Perkins, the
most notorious litlng personification of
Socialism-breeding cor,3rat'm Influence,
chairman of the tin ce-bmmlttee ot
International Hirtwter Company
one of tho "three voting trustees
reof. and Is aj . the main financial
cker of the Bull .loose movement, and
Whereas, though a Bull Moose cannot
eat heme nevertheless, hemp Is eas
ily convertible Into campaign forage, and
Whereas during the last six years or
CoL Roosevelt's administration as Presi
dent the Bens Trust acquired a, stran
gle-hold on the Philippine hemp market
through exemption from the export tax
collected at Manila under the act of
March 8. IXC. on all hemp exported.
through which strangle-hoid said trust
has been able to beat down the price
paid the Filipino farmer for his hemp
to Just one-half what It was ten 5 ears
ago, and has collected In the last ten
years more than W.00O.N0. through re
funds or rebates of the export tax on
hemp, which refunds or rebates hae
been declared annually by all our gov
ernors general of the Philippines since
1X2. except the incumbent, who was sent
to the Philippines by Col. Roosevelt to
be a free gift to the said Hemp Trust
out of the poverty of the Philippine
Treasury and the Filipino people; and
Whereas in this lear of grace Mil
it Is the purpose of this people, through
the Democratic party, not only to make
it clear to Europe that J. rierpont ilor-
gan, John D. Rockefeller. John D. Arch
bold, et aL. do not onn u. bnt also to
make It clear to Asia that George W
Perkins does not own Oriental wards
and their main course of wealth, their
annual hemp crop, therefore
Be It resolved. That in the attempt of
Mr. George W. Perkins to be the War
wick of 1912, we see a distinct peril
not only to the perpetuity of our own
Institutions, but to the Implied promises
of ultimate emancipation for alien domi
nation we hae made to the Filipino
people.
THOMAS FORTUNE RYAN,
BACK FROM EUROPE,
SEES WILSON VICTORY
New York. Oct. U. Thomas Fortune
Ryan, who to-day returned from Europe
on the steamship Amerika, declared that
he was comlnced that Gov. Woodrow
Wilson would be the next President.
"While I have not heard much about
politics recently." said Mr. Ryan, "I
hope Mr. Wilson will be elected. I can
see no reason why he should fall. No
matter who Is elected, there will 'cc no
hard times in this country for some time
to come. The market la good and the
country Is too prosperous to be disturbed
by an election."
Capt. Knuth. commander of the
Amerika. ias disinclined to tell how the
liner ran down and sank the British
submarine "B-T in the English Channel
a week aso. sending fifteen of tho sub
marine's crew to death. When asked
for an account of the disaster he re
plied: "It was nearly .daybreak and we saw
the submarine's light too late to avoid
collision. We starboarded our helm and
ran astern at full speed. That's all there
Is about It."
Among the passengers on the liner
were Mr. and Mrs. James Speyer. Mr.
and Mrs. W. K. Vanderbllt. S. B. Elklns,
and Miss Katherlne Elklns.
Damn Trial Delayed
Los Angeles, CaL. Oct. 12. By agree
ment of counsel the trial of Clarence
Darrow.. for the alleged bribery cf the
Juror. Robert Bain. In the McNamara case.
nas Deen postponed rrom October n to
October 31. Press of business Is assigned
bi the attorneys.
Fire 'Wipes Oat Sammer Resort.
Monticello, N. T., Oct. It-Fire wiped
out Hountalndale. a summer resort vil
lage, on the Ontario and Western Rail
road, near here to-day, with S75.00O loss.
1JB t Baltlssere aad Retarn.
xaajWlaaasKPa satslal flfclaa
Every Saturday and Sunday. Good to
return tintUs:no a. m. train Mnnrfa-r
'AJl train ,botli ways, including ue
the audience when Rose desi
had taken him so lone to t downl
Whitman there, I would havet
reached down and cut out hisl
tongue and hunrj it up as a warn
incr to all squealers.' "
ine airect examination of Rose occu4
pled more than three hours. He was the
first witness called, and with calm deJ
liberation, which seemed to add force to
his statements, he went on piling us
facts on facts, conversation on convert
sation. until it seemed that if he was tot
be believed at all, Becker's fate Is sealed!
Ze-lls; Cot Becker Moaey.
One of the sensational disclosure
made was the fact that "Big Jack")
Zelig. who was murdered on the publis
streets eight days ago, would have been
an important, witness at the trial had ho
IHed.
Rose swore that Becker sent Zelig
money while the gang leader was In tha
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lomos in oraer to command the services)
of the gunmen who were subseouentlvl
retained to assassinate Herman Rosen!
thai. ,
At 3 o'clock in the afternoon Attorney)
John F. Mclntyre. counei for Becker.)
took up the cross-examination. Through!
the grueling ordeal to welch he wasf
suDjected Rose sat tight, replying with!
the ume deliberation that characterized!
his early testimony that he never sought!
me aeatn ot Rosenthal lor personal re
venue. Dut at the bidding of Becker.
J-ie denied that he had procured thai
murderers of "Kid Twist and "Spanish
Louie," tarn EM Side thugs, who raefl
vio4eni okvu. -
Asked If Tin had known thjt h -a
committing perJury-A-hen he signed the
amaavu lor Lawyer Hart at-e homo
Harry Poilok to the effect' that he. and
not tiecker. bad loaned Rosenthal llOQ.
Rcse said:
les. sir. I committed perjury, and
Lawyer Hart and Lieut. Becker knew I
was committing perjury. I would have
done an thing for Becker that night. I
was in his power.
Becker Shows Concern.
Becker listened to the damaging state
ments with more evidence of concern
than he has. exhibited at any previous
time. He sat with his chin resting In
hi-" hands throughout the greater part
of the day with eyes fixed en the wit
ness. Rose was franknes Itself, but at no
time did he meet the gaze of Becker, and
to prevent ans hypnotic r threatening
glances passing from one to the other As
sistant District Attorney Frank Moss
stood between the accused and the ac
cuser, -while leading the witness with his
questions.
At the noon recess, when Becker arose
from his seat and turned around, he stood
face to face with his wife. For a moment
their ejes met. and Becker stooped low
and kissed the patient face of the little
woman on the cheek. Their eyes did not
meet atraln. but Becker, with averted
face, clung to his wife's hand until Dep
uty Sheriff Spellman led him away.
The members of the Jury seemed pro
foundly impressed with the statements
?iade by Rose, and when Attorney Mc
ntyre took up the cross-examination,
they leaned forward in their seats stil
further to catch the answers of the wls
ness.
Tells of Rnptnre.
Rose began his tesUmony with the din
ner at the Elks' Club when he said he
overheard Becker tell Mrs. Rosenthal:
"It's all right between Herman and me
now. Til stick to him to the finish." He
then told of the business Interests ob
tained by Becker In Rosenthal's gam
bling establishment and the events which
finally led to a rupture -with Rosenthal.
Next came the long series of conversa
tions with Becker, during which Rose
safS he received orders to put Rosenthal
out of the way.
The witness said Becker did not become
desperate until Rosenthal published the
affidavit telling how the police officers
were demanding graftA He repeated
again and again that Becker, threatened
to do the killing himself if the men em
ployed for that purpose failed.
Kose made a favorable impression by
the absence of any effort to defend him.
self or cover up any part he may have
played In the remarkable murder mys
tery, ne seemea as sen -possessed when
Continued on Pace Fire.
"GET ZELIG'S MEN TO
KILL THIS FELLOW"
Some of the teatlsaoay ef Jack
Rose nn as followsi
"Becker saldi 'I sraat yoa ta
to "Jack" Zellr aad tell alat that
be saast have hla atea get this
fellow, aad that aseaaa -that ha
will have my frleadahlp, aad he
knurrs -nhat that mesas to hlnu
He run do It aad a-it he mixed
n la II, because he Is la the
Tons,'
"Becker saldi '.Xo, I daa't want
him beaten is. I eaa do that sar
aelf. I waat hint Bartered,
het. creaked, er dynamited. Aar
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