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TAX FIGURES SEHT
10 GRAND JURIES
Auditor Moore Requests
Courts to Conduct
SHOWN BY DATA
Income Returns Totally Inade?
quate?Bank Deposits Pitifully
Small ? Merchants Fail to
Show Real Purchases?Per?
sonalty Assessed on Widely
?"or the < onsldrrution of the grand
juries of lht; Commonwealth. State Au?
ditor C. bM Moore yesterday mailed
to the judges of circuit and corpor?
ation courts detailed compilations of
the tax returns for 1911. The *;?or
xnous amount of tax dOidlna, the grots
tneq'ialltlea which exist ui v.iluaiions
between localities, .tnd tlie geaeeal
laxity of adniinisli atlttaj ,l la* Stat?
utes governing aaassuaatMMX an shown
more eloquently in plain Sjxvroa aud
cold facta than is posrtyl. Ii >ra . rgu
But the auditor does not v.;'hh'ld
oomment. lie points out, >a a !? tier to
the Judges wherein ih?- inequalities
lie. and sxaBea suggestions ss to :hc
proper procedure lor the geaad Juries
in making la sir la H Hillen as required
by law. He shows haar IBe laCCUM
tax is evaded to an extent which was
unbelievable until the recent tubli
cation of the returns la The Tines
XMspatch. He shows now few of the
people of the Blatt give in their bank
deposits. After reviewing the inc-'me
returns, he comments plainly: ""TBeae
auss-Kscd incomes are not i-presentj
tlve of either th<- possessio.ij <.r the
thrift of a people so prividon; .i.id
Industrious as the taxpayers --f Vir?
Shews Average % alecs.
.Comparative figures are produced,
ahowiua UM average valuation in ti;i
commissioner's d 1st riot in the State let
horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, watches,
clocks, musical Instruments. water
craft, books, tools, household furni?
ture, and all other personal propert).
Iii*sc subjects are treated in detail,
extensive tables ahowing at a ?ti*r,ce
the comparative assessments n t\ only
one county with another, but'even one
diatrlct with another in the same
Schedule B is also bandied in r?*
same manner. Indicating (he tapital
stock, with complete returns -n iu
It Is hoped by the Auditor that no?
body in the .-talc made incorrect re?
turns of ins propert: for the purpose*
of escaping taxation, lie trusts no In-j
?Uctments or convictions will be found!
necessary, and that the grand juries,]
If satisfied that fraud was not in- I
tended, will permit correction of the!
assessments by supplemental work, sol
that the additional taxes, which should !
"have been given in last February, will J
he added to this year's receipts of the I
public revenue. But he calls attention
So the plain mandate of the law.
"We have all. to some degree." he
adds, "drifted into carelessness in re?
porting, and In failing to report, all
Of our property and Income, and have
failed in our full obligation to the
Commonwealth in the matter of taxa?
tion; therefore, let us now comply
urith the :e<;uircnient? of the law.
The taxpayers are the State. This is j
their business, which is having the
OB rnest attention of the courts, the!
grand juries and the Auditor of Pub-1
lie Accounts. The taxpayers, through,
their representatives, the General As- >
pembly. have, by thei- laws, directed!
the courts, with the aid of the gran* '
Jur" s. to enforce the tax laws. The
taxpayers should come forward and
give their aid in correcting the mis-;
takes and omissions made, so that .
their officers and their grand juries'
may accomplish for them what they
themselves, by their laws, require their
officers end their grand Juries to con
"I trust aM corrections can be made.
Bad no indictments found nor fines'
tmposed, except where the facts rc
ajajgaaf show a wilfully fraudulent I
purpose to evade th? revenue lawa" I
tesW Wisse? Ts see.
In concluding Sal address to the
courts, the Aw.ltOr stays: "If the tax-!
payers will report ail of their pi-.-,
eon a' property and incomes, a'id if
the assetsm? nts are uniform and of
fair market tuanBsj th- State's reve
Btee can. I think, reasonably be ex--:
pect'd to be more than aaBSBBBai for ?
the necessary expenses of the go. ern
saent end to pay t'.ie indebtedness of
the State. If this expectation Is real-:
Ssed. the <;< neral Assembly i-an
the tsv laws so as to tighten'
burdens kCf . itizen* i>oi su*- ?
by making sech change* as
demands, and ? an probably re-'
dace the rate of taxation "
These statements wer? rs*S-ed out
SB the courts yesterday baoaenst many
sj them meet to-morrow, and It la ta>
gered that grand Juries get to work.
It M believed In many ensrtle* and
Oftlaa the work of Inquiry will con- '
acme many days. In s few rase?"
aaarSB have already met and juries'
Bare reported they found no violation*
at the revenne taws, bst these ronrt*
wni be expected to secure new j urler
Bag hand them the statement of the
ataavtoc _ _
"sjewidsjose* lArewae Twsce.
' Bg aa addlttoasl address to the
?sparte, affr. Sloore pees after the toter- !
sjSsssts of the Mate, who have.
Barge ntimbera. be believes, beegajjgfr ;
Bag lie ?aar es. p-i'rheeea mach small- j
asr than their real beelnees Mere.)
saga In he has the detail? showing ine j
FimtT of licenses taken out la each'
mwitsatoner's district of each class, j
ta rhe eaflre f*iate. It appears, Ibers
Bj/re ie.Mt who ?vev ,wa* barehares)
Ma Bat eaeeed Sl.ea* In ^ Tee1"
whose purr bases eVe "etwjeej
.saa aad ft ata.
seven are killed
treldra? MS BrMcr, la **Bich Three |
tef*e**blle* Are levolvcd.
I'fclladelpbl*. Oetehee .V?* sallsalea
?? a hrtSae. la wbleh three a?t****btle* I
were navel ved. resetted la ?he death ac |
???aa. aad eeaalbly eight, oaea late te- |
?laat al Tblrtt-thlrd aad Tberepssa ;
?treete. la thla eftr. Oae mt the ate- '
chtaee. eeatalalaa alee area, eatae ee
the brtdce at terrific speed. It* rapid
approach was area by Je** I- ?eaeo. a
Philadelphia eeatraetor. w be wae
'?* ever the bridge la the *pp**lte |
dtreevl** la a easier. He tried te avoid
the ear. but he was tee late la ateer
ieaj eat ef its war. aad a collision "?
The first knowledge the police had of
the aeeldeal Mas nkri aa aatoinobile
rushed up in Ihr i.'nnia llaopilal. !
asere lhaa a aille away. ??Ith two dead
aad ear a* seriously lajarrd that
is r?peeled la die.
When the police rear bed Ihr secsr
I the dead aad ialured had heea lakes
away, aad the? wer? ?asbl: lo i-sr*
'dsflaltely hew *>*? ??..e la the ata
ehlae. The pallre had I no reports, ose
that elabtb were la the sxae-hirr aad
iaetea of thesa hilled, aad another thai
j alar Serasas ?rerr Is Ihr ear and sis
still on ellis island
Prls?> t'lasaielii d'trasoe I walls Veew
dlel of Hoard ef Inquiry.
[Special tu The Tlnu M-l)i?p?it<-h. |
New York. October ?.?Prince Pljr- I
. nat.lll (l'.\r*?t,!i. who arrived ? ith his
Valet. Kau* I. on" the liner Kran< <> Kri- '
I day and nai sent to Kilts island to]
'await tii<' .1 estimation of the special
I hoard of .inquiry as to whether b?- la
i a prop. ? p- r?on to land in the Halted
1 States, was still there this afternoon |
I and to-rright. He occupies a room
the tower of the main building apart
from the ordinary folks who are de?
tained on the Island He has In the;
room a cot and a chair, and ther* h??
alts and frets about his position and I
smokes many cisrarettes. He also
found time to-day to pen a fretful
note to Sen or Pomeye Diaz Oorreo. the
Spanish consul-general. The note was:
"Come end get me off this Island."
.Senor Oorreo replied that he thougbt j
it beet to let the governmental action
take Its course, arid that the emigra?
tion autberitiee would decide what]
I was best without his Interference.
John Patterson, of 43 Cedar Street,
i the prince's counsel, visited him on
! the island to-day. The special board j
i of inquiry took up the matter, but no
decision will be reached until Monday,
and so the prince will have to stay on |
the Island until then, at My rate,
before he knows whether he'll be al?
lowed to lend or not. Meanwhile his
valet and baggage await him et the
Ritt Carlton. It I? said that the board
is awaiting word from abroad concern- ;
itig the prince's antecedents.
Senor <"orreo says that the prince
isn't a son of Don Jaime, pretender to
the Spanish throne, but that he is a
grandee. Mr. Patterson said to-day
that the prince is well connected as
aar aa he can find, and that he has a
European reputation as a sportsman, a
loarkstnaa and a rider. Occasionally
h. played golf with King Alfonso.
fepeclal Cases te The Times Pajpatch 1
Parts. October S.?Prince Pignatelli
4'Aragon? who la being held at Ellis
island. K. V, pending a report en the
I reason* why he left Prance, was nn
I doubtedly expelled from this country
j for an Infraction or the gambling Tai*s.
In cases ef thig kind the minister ef
the interior decides on the expulsion
' by aJi administrative measure. Cogni?
sance that the warrant was in exist?
ence was made to Prince PiffaaielH
by l?_ Soullere, chief of the gambling
detective brigade, who, aa usual fen
such cases, told th? prince that if he
were expelled he had the right to
decide waste be wished to go. The
prince himself selected America,
Mo documnt is ever served on per?
sons expelled from France.
baggage is held up
Freak Oewld Not Alles?sal te Ces* In
'Special to The Tiroes-Dispatch.]
New Vork. October 5.?The baggage
of Prank .1. Gould. Ma wife and three
sisters-in-law. who arrived from En-1
rope Friday on the French liner France.'
was held up and sent to the appraiser's
stores hj the customs authorities. The
reason for sending their baggage there
waa because Gould, as he has done in \
the past, claimed foreign residence. I
and the customs people decided that
Inasmuch as Gould has a house here ,
he maintain* a residence in this conn- j
try; therefor* the baggage brought in 1
by the party wo* liable to the same J
duty as of any other resident return- I
ing from abroad. Under this ruling
Mr. Gould and Mrs. Gould may bring!
In $!0> worth of stuff apiece, and the'
three sisters of Mrs. Gould, who were
in the party, the Misses Hetty. Mabel I
and Lilly Kelly, being minors, are al- :
lowed left apiece.
This morning Mr. ilould went down
to the caattoms house in an automobile j
while his baggage was being exam- i
ined. and after the appraisal aad the i
payment of duty over the amounts al- .
lowed to be brought in dirty free, he ?
may get the baa-gage. How much |
above this the stuff in the trunka will;
amount to is not yet known.
There was a report that the trunka
of the Could party, thirty-six in num- ;
ber. contained ttee.e** worth of Jew- <
els. gowns, etc.. and that Mr. Gould |
is going to fight the case out In the
1'nited States eourta to determine hta
status la traveling to and from this
country This afternoon Mr. Gould had
obtained the release of all of Mrs. -
Gould's Jewess, the report said, except
fie.ee> wortr. and had released eight
trunks and three pieces of luggage
belong:ng to Mrs. Gould's three sisters,
apt the ground that they are English |
gtrhj and are only temporarily visiting '
in th?"? country. <?utd 1* reported
as a*' ipg ?etie-orning the holding up
of his 1m?:???: j
-| believe it is fine that some Amer. ;
:can should =ct tbe eowTtB to decide
this question and nr. some limits to the
rust ores regulations. I'm determined
to do it now myself for the benefit of
gOJSaf travelers, r want my status fixed
for all time." ;
-reo tape- ciirf stop him ;
? laste* mem Wsve -4
(Special to The Tlmr> Dispatch 1
Washington. ?.. baker J. ? "red tape'
-ul iic of the Trea??r\ Department
will not balk United "tale* Ceraawe
stonee of Edezallon ?"ls\ten from or?
ganizing a special Ar OSrtnenl bureau
for vnesl otial trainins along agricul?
tural ltn<-e In rural schools, and par
tlcelaeli It the j-nWth. M was deetared
th ?? afternoon at the Interior Depart?
? 't*j.|or says he r. ill have an "iroeg
tnar-. - hvrcaS. Tt will have no |e*al I
existence, hat will do the work Just
the ss me. Campt roller Trace well's rul?
ing that Olaatoo < ould not organise
a spar lei division for the work and
appoint a rht.-f of division and other
saber dlna tea will thss be avoided.
It is ?"la*ton s plan "hafIII mail!**
assign certain easel*** aad
to take charge of the work They WTTI
draw tbe ax harte* for whleb On
appropriated ??*??. and da the
hut wit*o*t trtle ?r
Opens With Complete
er Than Ever.
CITY OF WONDERS
RISES OVER NIGHT
Five Hundred Workmen With
Pick and Hammer Rear Magic
Town of Canvass and Color
for Entertainment and In?
struction of Virginia's
The premier fair o:' the .South At
I lan'tc States?it cornea but once a
year, it stays a we. k. it's here to?
morrow. Seventy-eight Virginia and
Nonn Carolina newspapcis have been
telling Its wonders for two mouths.
Polychrom? posters have jer>u flaming
its attractions from a thousand walls
and fences. Streamers and banners
suspended across downtown streets
have told the tale to thousands of
hur;?<ng business m< n. Virginia's
great carnival has this year been
It la to be the bet>t one in the State s
hlatory. aays the Fair Association.
Fairs are always the best ones yet?
never was a fair that wasn't They
resemble colleges in this respect. There
never was one that didn't enroll the
largeat number of student's in the
history of the institution. The pub?
lic, always trusting, always generous,
believes both. The claims of the fair.
Dcjwever, are the only ones It investi?
So. When the fair claims to he
the best in history, it has to make'
good or there will be ^ howl. That
it will make good, tbah, it will sur?
pass the best of the carnivals which
have so far been staged in the big
enclosure, in short, that it will send
every visitor away amused, instructed,
and satisfied that the price of admis?
sion baa been returned ten-fold, is
the confident belief of every one who
has watched the mounting of to-mor?
Bastssaar vac Fairy City.
Fire hundred men yesterday wielded
pick and abervet and hammer and saw,
fsshtonfug tau carnjval city which will
burst forth full* blown to-morrow
aaoratauT. Ww mare tum? a weak, aits
force has bean remodeling, rebuild?
ing, repainting an*} rewiring, with the
result that When night came yester?
day and the lights were turned on.
the fair enclosure had already much
of its festive appearance. Scores of
booths were already in plsce on the
midway, and a thousand brilliant
banners sent abroad the signal that
Wahoo Lane?noisy, nutty. Wahoo?
waa on the Job.
Although admittance to the grounds '
waa granted only to concessionaires'
and employee, the big lot held more)
than a thousand people yesterday. A '
regular and frequent street car ser- [
vice waa maintained, and hundreds.
rode out to * the grounds for a pre-1
Uminary Inspection, only to he turned]
sway at the gate*.
In paint of enterprise, the churches
put one over on the rest of the con?
cessionaires. The army of workmen
had to be fed. and no less than fifteen
church and benevolent societies wore
yesterday engaged in feeding them.
The menu, for the most part, began
and ended with sandwiches and cof?
fee, but fair bufbSers are not fastidi?
The steam-roller has worked over?
time and the roads and drivewsys of
the enclosure axe In the pink of con?
dition. Wahoo Lane, as well as the.
other frequented walkways. hero
been oiled and rolled to reduce as far
as possible the dust nuisance. The.
oil on the midway was applied aev-1
eral daya ago and baa been thor- ?
oaghly absorbed, with the result tbatj
there will be no danger of damage to
trailing garments. _ j
Whitewash and paint la everywhere
in evidence. The man with the brush
baa left no ahed or building untouched. J
and fences and structures allks will |
emerge to the public eye to-morrow i
morning newborn are', fresh from the
bath. The eeate in the grandstand
hsve been scrubbed and washed, and
the roof hat been given a sein? treat?
ment or alternate white and blue.,
producing aa awning effect which har- ;
montare well with the festive appear-,
anre of two grounds
The large motordrome, in which a
group of performers will cause
Jaded nereeo to tingle under the atrees
of speeding automobiles, waa all hut
complete yesterday. The Tlng-the
knife" elaa a*a represented by two
rarly birds, end a number of shooting
galleries Bad their bulletproof booths
well under way. _
ejoBrass flasaaT aa roe ffiewensde.
Manager Ahrem Warwick and hla
score of lieutenants were at the wheel
veaterday In a suite of "thees under
the south end of tie grsndstsndI With
an intercommunicating telephone
s-stem connecting the various out?
posts on the groonds. at Its dls^oaal.
Ibe staff directed the Hg enterprise
which win all thla week entertain us
t'-otjsanda ? .
rrfnvera of the Fair Aeeoeiation
stated laet night Ihst ihr hustre-s?
of the Mg Show wbs never In bet'e
?hape. and was more tb?ro'i*hly
svstematlsed than ever before, in the
da> or two preceding the opening ~"
til the bugler souade taps neat ?atur
dar night, and fair of l?i: has become
history, the entire oSJrs force will be
kept at the gta ands to lake care of
the stream Of bustreas which fellows
Hi the wake af the eahtMta and amuse
asj isataa ad ? - ?
The nigtate State Fair of 1?15 wl 1
eaaaj to the subtle to-morrow morning
at t aroBusg. TBere win be na dts
Oe< Use esTseasatee. Bute crow as SgUt
shy of ?aisihmahiag and are short on
osfuUBssry. Freeftreaty all fee es^rlBfts
~f natiueed on ~!ej?th Page >
Right to Certificate
Defeated Candidate Makes Sen?
sational Charges of Illegal Vot?
ing, Which Will Be Heard
at Meeting of Fourth Dis?
trict Committee in Peters?
burg on Monday Night.
Charges of illegal voting and \arious
other irregularities are wade by Con?
gressman Koben Turubull m bis
' formal contest bet?re the Fourth Dis
1 tritt Committee. A copy of tbe charges
j was served yesterday on Judge Walter
A. Wataon. the contestec. by E. It.
. Tumbu.i, Jr., at ins home in Nottoway
County, while a copy was tiled with
, Cnairman Robert Ullliam.- of the Dis?
tinct Committee in Petersburg.
Nat Turnbull, a son of the Con?
gressman, came to Richmond yestcr
: day, bringing other copies. He did
1 not present one to State Chairman J.
j Taylor Ellyson. since Mr. TurnbuU is
? satisfied that be must bring his con
i test first before the District Commlt
! tee. He has not expected a meeting
' of the State Committee to be culled,
, nor doss he desire one except in the i
I event of an appeal from the District J
Waste Records Exasalaed.
The charges will be hesrd at a meet?
ing of the Fourth District Committee,
to be held in the Chesterfield Hotel
in Petersburg. Monday evening at 7
o'clock. Mr. Turnbull will then pre?
sent affidavits In support of his accu?
sations, and will ask for an examina?
tion of the poll hooks and of the bal
lots from the precincts affected. H*.
has. he says, made no charges except I
such aa can he substantiated either |
from the ballots or the poll books.
Chairman Gllllam yesterday sent
telegrams to all the county chairmen
j In the district summoning them to Pe
I tersburg Monday night, and instruct
I tag them to bring with them the bal
: lots and poll hooka uaed In the con
i s*v-sw***n* primary of Be pie m her SI.
j The expenses of the chairmen are
neee Met Char** S-rseaS.
I Nowhere in his petition doee Mr.
; TurnbuU make charges of fraud. He
I complains, however, that the rule or
I admission of enters to the primary
j was not enforced all ever the dis
j trict. For instance, in Brunswick
County, he says, men not Democrats
1 were refused the right to vote, be?
cause the District Committee had
specified that thoae taking part should
be Democrats, although they had voted
for the Democratic nominee for the
House of Delegates in the last Novem?
ber election. In other parts of the I
district, he avers, citizens voted in the I
primary who had not even voted for j
the Democratic candidates last year,
notably in Dinwiddle. where men voted
for Judge Watson, sccording to the
petition, who had voted for an inde?
pendent over T. E. Clarke for the
House of Delegates.
Further, says Mr. Turnbull. the negro
Bull Moose county chairman in Not?
toway County voted for Judge Watson.
Because of unequal rulings he te con?
vinced he loat many votes throughout
He does not charge that Hunter Wat
?>n. bother of Judge Watson, is In pos?
session of the primary poll hooks, but
doea say that he is in possession of
the poll books used in the special
courthouse election on the same day.
it being the desire of the contestant
to cimpart these poll books with those
'used In tbe primary, and which are In
possession of County Chairman J. ML
Harris, of Bleckst one.
Thann a Eassh.au to Ampee.
It Is the Ides of Mr. TurnbuU that
his charges can be examinee and proven
or disprove n by examination of that bal?
lots and poll books. Thee, he thinks,
any charges that Judge Watson may
desire to make can be similarly exam?
ined and decided upja. W th the facta
before It. he eeea no reaaaa why the
district committee should not be able
to judge of the situation, throw out
such ballots aa It deems Improper,
count the corrected returns aad award
tbe certificate ef nomination, with the
right of appeal. 3f coarse, te the State I
It is hardly possible, all arc agreed,
to proseente a regular contest, includ
leg th*- giving of formal notice, with
the taking of depositions la tbe pres
sBSB of both sides and arguments be-1
fore the committee. The time is to*
The text >f Mr. TurnbuU's petition :
by aa foliows:
Vo*r pel it ion T. Robert Turnbull. of
the county of Brunswick. In sslj dis?
trict, respcctfally alleges that at the
Democratic prlrasry election, held In
said di'trl. t on the list day of Sep
t tuber. 1*12. for the nomination of
the i>*m." i?tic candidate for the
"If < of representative for the SsM
?Iis?net tn the ? ongress of the I'nlt-I
States yoyr petitioner waa a candi?
date for said nomination, and Honor?
able .Waiter A Watson, of the county
of Nottowaj. In said district, ?ras also
a candidate for said nominal ton, aal
that there waa no other can ill dais ta
said primary Sintis a for said osTsre.
That before tbe sasd pel ami i elec?
tion was need, roar honorable body,
purswant ta tbe pea aas seated In pen
by saw. on or ahowt the tau of Jaty.
1912. adopted certain laaTwIattasae fee
tbe eaadwet et? said primary, a ewpy
whereof, sen tied by the chairman of
yewe eeeanertts*, fa beert** attached aa
a port of ,his auUtapa. ^
T ?*?*? ? ? ftm*f t*w*e) *maa4?f pwTtrwI^ry w*fsM flwfVJ
*r Ban mm ttis. th*
TheyDie Fighting Under
United States Flag
I REBELS ROUTED
I FROM FORTRESS
Marines, Under Command of
Rear-Admiral Southerland, At?
tack Barranca and Dislodge
Native Troops After Con?
flict of Thirty-Seven
[Special to The Times-Dispatch."
Washlegtea, October 5.?Fear I el ted
States saac-ieee were killed a ad aevea
ethers, Including eae otBcer, were
wewded !? sjb cagsgem eaa with rebel
forces la Nicaragua yesterday. The
bottle took place wkaa the force aC 800
aaarlaea oad bluejaeketa, ander cam
aaaad at Rear-Adaalral William H. H.
Southerland, stormed the rebel fortl
Scatloaa kaawa aa the Barranca, near
Maaaya. la pursuance af the admiral's
laatraelloaa from Waahlaaton ta keep
open eaaaaaaaleatteai ta Nicaragua.
General Zeledon, commandor of the
rebel force, who loat his life aa a re?
sult ->f the engagement, had been pre?
viously notified by the American na.ai
officer that he muat withdraw from his
position menacing the line of railroad
communlcationa or take the conse?
quences. He waa given until 8 o'clock
yesterday morning to evacuate the Bar?
ranca, and on hia failure to do so ths
the American advance began. The
fight lasted but thirty-seven minutes,
and ended with the Americana in pos?
session of the Barranca The re bole
suffered heavy losses, roughly esti?
mated at 100 killed and more than
The American dead, all of whom were
: privates in the Marine Corps, are:
Ralph V. Bennett, enlisted June It,
It 12, at St. Louis. Mo.; hia father. Wll
ItanTH. Bobbett, now reaidea at Nevada*
t hartes BT. Darhass, enlisted at In?
dianapolis December 16. 1911; mother.
Mrs. Laie Durham, resides at Junction
dar ease H- GUI. enlisted December
SI, 1911, at Yavy Yard. Boaton. Maas.,
aunt, Mise Mary Herbert, reaidea at 21
Hancock Street. Portland. Maine.
Starry FuBnid, enlisted September 29,
1911, at Rochester. N. T.; mother, Mrs.
Eliza Pollard, resides at Medway,
All the wounded will recover.
Admiral Southerland. In hie latest
dispatch said that eereral others In
the American force received Injuries
too slight to be mentioned. The ad?
miral gave high praise to the Ameri?
can forces to-day In a cablegram
"The Kevy Department and the
country have every reason to be
proud of the officers, marines and blue
Jackets who were engaged in this ac?
In a previous dispatch the admiral
gives the official account of the storm?
ing of Barranca, as follows:
"Managua, 7 P. M, Friday.?The
Barranca and second hill were taken
by marines and blue Jackets at day?
break this morning after a most gal?
lant assault lasting thirl j-seven mln
i utea. Masaya was later taken by the
j (Nicaraguan) government forces, and
' the railroad between Managua and
j Granada la now absolutely safe, and
I the starving Inhabitants of Masaya
' will be relieved. The insurrectionists'
j casualties were very heavy. It Is with
; heartfelt sourow that I have to ?n
j nounce the American casualties.'*
Farce* ta Aesaalt.
The situation which brought on the
I assault on the Barranca by the Amer
j leans was this:
After the surrender of General Mens
; and his army at Granada, hia ally,
! General Zeledon. continued to bold
j the Ba-rranca fortifications. The Bar?
ranca la situated on a high h 111. op?
posite which is another kill, which the
' rebels also held. The railroad from
I Granada to Managua passes between
' these hills. Thus Zeledon waa In a
position to Interfere with the opera
' tion of the railroad, which had been
opened by Admiral Southerland, and
> waa effectively preventing the Amer-j
! leans or the Nicaraguan forces from |
? extending relief to the people of I
Masaya and Jlnotepe. which Is be- ]
i yojtd Numerous appeals had been
[ made to the American legation by |
I refugees of all nationalities. British,!
I German. French. Dutch and Italian.'
j for the relief of the imprisoned In-1
, habitants, who. they said, were on the'
,' verge of starvation,
Admlral Southerland gave Zeledon j
; until t o'clock yesterday morning to'
I evacuate Ms position, though he did
not demand the surrender of the rebel
commander This demand followed first
mm offer of peace terms from I'resident
Dies, and then the bombardment of
the Barranca by the govern meat troops.
After the capture of the Barranca
yesterday morning, the Nicaraguas
government troops, ta the number of
more than 3.**+. took possession of it
A part of the government force pursued
the fleeing rebels The Americans
however, did not Join In the pursuit
When the Beiraaoa waa captured,
neither General Zeledon nor any of;
his rhlef efScers was to be found.
Quit* by accident, a body of govura-1
event cavalry return lag from Jlnotepe. 1
where they had fust defeated another
rebel 'orra. wort Zeledon and hia staff
sad other officers to the number of
twenty-live. Between Jlnotepe and
Oranada Zeledon and his party had,
evidently not waited fur Pnotherlanrl
to attar* the fejiieasa. Bad left their
i ??tarnend ts affht try themselves and
war* s?sfcrag toward the' Costa Bh-si
border as fast aa their Unease eonid
carry them. Ta the sklimtsh that * <i
Itrared. feaaeeal SWledwa waa wesnvded
and dT*d within aw hoar The rast af
trfe party were either ahot or taken
pehvooers by the got of sweat troops*
FLAGS "MADE IN GERMANY"
ship Owni May Pare ens* Asaerlraa
[Special to The Ttmes-Dlapatch.]
Washington, October a.?Amorlrcan
flags "made in Germany" may be seen
living on American merchantmen as
a result of the enforcement of a pro?
vision In the Panama Canal act ad?
mitting free of duty materials and
equipment entering into chip construc?
tion. This is the belief of Treasury
officials > rig-aged in th* tank of draw?
ing up the regulations under whlah
the free ship material provision weil
Treasury officials say that this fro*
ship provision is likely to stir up a
lot of resentment. They point out that
it means tree trade in a multitude of
articles that do not form integral parts
uf a ship. Whether it will affect the
revenues is a matter of conjecture.
"Plaga are a part of a ship's equip?
ment,'' said a Treasury official to-day.
"L'nder this provision of the Panama
act. It may be that ship owners will
purchase American fnvgs abroad as a
means of effecting economics In outfit?
ting their vessels.'1
According to Treasury officials, it is
Impossible to estimate at preeont the
value of the products that will come
In without payment of duty under the
Bre* ship material authorization of the
Panama aot. They believe that the
value of the articles so imported will
run up Into the millions.
It is a popular beMer," said a Treas?
ury official, "that the United States
has no merchant marine. As a matter
of fact, our ship tonnage Is second only
to that of Great Britain.-'
MUST PAY ALIMONY
Aviator Beatty Ordered te Give First
Wife gaa a Week.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
New York, October 5.?When Su?
preme Justice Guy signed an order
to-day directing George W. Beatty, the
aviator, to pay 120 a week alimony to
Mrs. Lydia Beatty. at became known
for the first time that the Mineola
teacher of aviation was divorced last
October. His present wife, Mrs. Gene
vieve O'Hagen Beatty. waa married
to him last October after the first wife
got her nnal decree.
The papers submitted to Justice Guy |
showed that when' Mrs. Lydia Beatty;
got her decree the court awarded her
the custody of their children?Lydia,
live years old. and George, aged two.
The decree permitted her to apply tor
alimony at some future date if she
In her petition for alimony, Mrs.
I Beatty saked $25 a week, and said
' that her husband recently earned
$2.000 tn prise money by winning the
i endurance flights at the international
meets in Chicago. She said that he
is now conducting a school In avia?
tion at Mineole, and has sixteen pupils,
who pay him $250 a month.
Beatty"* present wife recently ob?
tained a warrant for his arrest on the
ground that he struck her In the face,
but after be was arrested Justice
Buhler, at Mineola, effected a recon?
ciliation between the couple.
MAUDE MAL0NE EJECTED
Mottest gaffs agett* Interrapta Pro?
gressive PaUUtal Mil than
Maw York. October 8.?Maude Ma- 1
lone, suffragette, waa ejected front a
political meeting In Carnegie Hall to?
night when she Interrupted a speech
by Hiram W. Johnson. Progressive
.. uat about woman suffrage?" j
called out Miss Melone, rising where
shs was seated with a number of Suf?
"I will answer that question pres
I ently," Governor Johnson promised.
Miss Malone continued to stand, and
from all parts of the hall came cries,
"Put her out." "No," said Governor
Johnson, "let her remain."
But the audience continued to call
for ths woman's ejection. Several
men seized her and she was forced,
struggling, to the sidewalk. A number
of suffragettes left the hall. After the
occurrence Governor Johnson expressed
regret and resumed his speech.
The Governor opened his address
with an optimistic forecast for the
"I am glad to ten you," he said,
"that all over the land the fires of
revolution sre burning. All thst re?
mains to be done Is to count the votes
STOCK ALMOST WORTHLESS
Shares ta Sis* Irs Cesspaay Bring Only
[?pec'al to The Times-Dispatch. 1
New York. October 5.?That the
stock of a corporation called the
Sickles Estate Improvement Company,
formed as a holding concern for cer?
tain property owned by General Daniel
E. Sickles, is of little value was Indi?
cated to-day, when August Heckscher
filed a suit in the Supreme Court to
recover $7.730 from Paul D. Dumont
The complainant states that the de?
fendant borrowed $6.800 on December
28. 1911. on a note payable Julv 13
last, with 150 shares of the Sickles Es?
tate stock aa security. When the note
wasn't paid the stock was sold at auc- I
tion. and brought only $10. which was |
$7 less than the cost of the sale.
Th* complaint alleges that another
loan ef $1.200 was made May 1 last,
with 749 shares of Sickles Estate Im?
provement Company stock aa security.
This stock was sold at auction for $15.
The suit of Mrs. Eds Crackenthorpe.
daughter of General Sickles, against
her father for an accounting of the
property left In trust for her by her
grandfather, is on the Supreme Court I
calendar for trial Monday.
TROUBLE IN SCHOOL
Te aw hers May MrtVe as Bewart ef
Oi ek i pas ii Ulna Tel I mi.
(Special Csb> ta The flaue Pswjateh T
Palis, ?artober '.?Extrem* uneasi?
ness has been ejii^ed *y the efferves?
cence of the school teachers of France.
Their anions were dissolved by a min- J
isterial order, and they showed a ten - ;
dency to reconstitute them. ? >me
form of uprising, possibly a general
strike la the secular schools, a thing
unprecedented and fraught erlth the i
gravest eon sequence*, waa feared, hut
calm seems to have resulted from the ;
ti> gnrJaiVorrs between the prof
snd members of parliament The Mln
hater of Education. In a Speech on S-r '
t< mber 29 pledged the government te
Improve the as as rise of the teachers I
Nevertheless, the buaiheia rv>trtinoed
their agitation I* th* prwvtoc?- and
manv workerer miluim are proffering I
the-r support A deBnfte eohrttort of ?
i*i" question will only be known when ,
thc chamber reopens.
Twer O* *et jsjammaaej tadsrsenajnt
by Isgipindmi i accesses.
fSpeeiai to The Times-Dispatch 1 |
New York. October ft-?T> e Indorae- \
menf of . ??. ?r g glraus by the Inde.
f?n,|rn" Ie-aruei a has met w'th any- .
thing ha' approval at the hsnda of
ih. r-ecre?.ires It was Inlln-etcd at
Pr> ?greeOive "ctste headquarters thee
sffrnex.n that Mr Mr*ia would b*
? ?. .,? against accepting IV I r dorse -
ii wee pointed ou? that Mr Straus
would g'l a g'eod deal leas KeneHt fron?
the nomination than would fall bp the
ladependenre Leaguer* Aa one leader
pat ft. The Independence Isn-S'
waste te aeee a Place op the Seihst
for another ve?r and they aapsit re
rMe 'n on oar hand pragma, Tbev
ktme>%tearg I'tths b> step leg the egts*.
"Big Jack" Is Shot to
HE HAD FIGURED IN
Gang Leader and Notorious)
man, Who Passed Word Aloog
to Followers to Kill Gambits, j
Falls Before Pistol of I
East Side Fruit
[Special to The Tlmes-DiapatoShl ?
New Tork. October 5.?"Big Jaust"*
Zell*, the East Side cans leaden, anas*
la said to have "passed the waasl
alone'' to the gunmen of his faste; SSV
kill Herman Rosonthal last July, waa.
shot early to-night aa ho waa
In a north-bound Second Avenue
at Fourteenth Street by an East
fruit dealer, named Philip
and died In a Bellevue
while being taken to the hospital.
Davidson olimbed upon the open 1
ley and fired a bullet that
Zellg-'s head. Just back of the
car. The murderer told the
later that he had killed Zelig
this afternoon Zelig had
Davidson into a doorway in
Street, near Eldridge Street,
beaten the fruit dealer with a
Jack and had then robbed him of
than 1400 in cash. Upon aeing Zetta
riding alone in the open oar in fleooiat
Avenue about three hours later. DastBi
son, according to hia own story,
chased the ear for more than a
and then had killed Zelig in
ment for the beating and loss of :
he had suffered at Zelig's hands
ing the afternoon.
Bears starke s< Beating.
Davidson- bore bruises upon the
about his eyes and on the Jaw ta sub?
stantiate his story of being
up by Zelig earlier in the day.
Zelig*s clothes were removed from
body at the morgue shortly after
died in the ambulance the pollea
about $500 in caah in one of the
dered gangster's pockets
The northbound open car had
down 09 the aouth side of the
teenth Street cqrnttr when the
lag occurred. Through Fourteenth
Street and led by Patrol man
Schmidt at the moment the car
up at the corner, was coming a
of East Side Hebrews, whose org
tions were holding a night parade,
consequence of the oncoming
the corner was oven more
than that congested section of the
town is on a Saturday night.
The parade and the part it [ layod ta
holding back the trolley car In
Zelig was seated contributed ta
success of the murderer's plana,
vidson. so he says, had been
north in Second Avenue a few
earlier, brooding over the loss aj
money and the beating which ha
Zelig had given him. when he
to look toward the trolley car that was)
going north also and Just a beat ta
pass Davidson. A giance waa
the murderer says, to show
assailant was seated in the trolle*
Davidson says be made a
the car, reaching for his revolt
he ran The car made another
speed as It passed Thirteenth
however, and his chase seemed
lesa. But as the raotorman appr
the Fourteenth Street corner the
began to slow down, and Darts'
gained rapidly. He reached the ea
moment after the oar had been
to let the procession go by.
A witness named Hlman Na
was sitting close to Zelig wheat tSxs
gangster was shot. Acc-n-ding ta fans
witness, as weU as the story as tesB by
the murderer, as soon as the car was
stopped Davidson aprang for the rasy
ninc board just back of the spot
Zelig was sitting on aa end aa
the right side of the northbound g
Pats Basal i' sc Has Head.
The murderer showed his 1
cltement, witnesses say, hut
sound. Once he was firmly pli
the running board he placed the
of the revolver almost against
head and flre.l. Zelig pitched
as Davidson dropped from the
car and ran east toward Secoad
nue in Fourteenth Street
As Davidson ran. the crowds a
?treet at first gave him lots St?
way as they saw that he waa
waving his revolve: P?
Schmidt and Knox pursued
As Schmidt overhauled the fu|
drew his revolver and ye:led
murderer that he w.;uld are if
son made a m<?ve toward hia
his own revolver.
"O-t away'' >cl'e<| Pavfdsoa. SB I
backed again*' a b-.iild ti- ? . , . .nST I
gun. "or I'll shoot von in the >-etsB?"*
Schteidt :-.-:c ?! it l'?vvb"? a
bowled him ov.r whib tin r irdea
aas making the threat %s *salifM|
Knox ran up Uavi?awj >elUd that
UCUld offer re f .-t.irr -; 'aitOS Si
the pulRcnu* hurried Ihr mau BB
so in- ?erner of FoufUOoTh street Si
-' sad Art see with a grinst,
is mm!' - a -ng ;n their nahe.
Sehn..4' a:;d Knox pu.led
Into s drug store and slsinsSedJ ?
doors Schmidt trnm-dtattiv 'seal
for the reserves and an anhakt
and In a shoet tinv- l?: II* ?htea
rived In Bellevue iml..'<[ ? sad
nerves canpe to handle the crowds t
jammed about ' c-rb wh?ra
dying gangs'er h. -1 been placed.
r>avtdsoa waa takes la a Saw
wagon ts the T set Twepty
Sttfeet station h> ? etd
t . police headnua. t*< a
iiavMson bad s-aree.? gat
.eg bis ?terv Pf **4ns robranl
the altert,-.by Zelig sad
hrei in revenue far the
the h-et?ns wb*a the
another versloa ?4* the a
of taw sboethns,
Am udlag ta these a
Teile, about T aeaaaa