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If A FEARLESS, INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER, H
II tyecond Year-No. 288.-Price Five Cents. QGDEN CITY, UTAH, TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 19, 1912 Entered a 6eeond.claM Matter at the Potofflea. Ogden. Utah
NATIONS READY TO
J TREAT FOR PEACE
m Enormous Slaughter Necessary to Take Fortif ica
W tions at Tchatalja and Awful Decimation by
fflf Cholera Induce Conquerors to Listen.
1 TERMS OF THE VICTORS WILL BE DRASTIC
15 : Powers Doing Utmost to Make Demands Less
r Harsh Balkans May Keep Within Moderate
Jt Limits Peace Plenipotentiaries Appointed.
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! London, Nov. 19. The nations of
fe ' the Balkan confederacy, satisfied with
lj 'victory, today signified their wllllng
4( iness to treat for terms ,of peace at
iff ! ,the request of the vanquished Turk
jj ' Ish empire.
V The lustre of their success has been
only sllghtlj dimmed by their tempo
V? , rary failuro to overcome the rallied
jT Turkish army at the gates of Con-
' Btantinoplc and enter the Ottoman
i capital
4 Faced Enormous Slaughter.
S The stubborn defense encountered
jfjf by the Bulgarians at the line of do-
fff fense at Tchatalja and the belief that
gf' enormous slaughter would bo neces-
l sary to pierce them at the point of
ij" ' the bayonet, with every prospect that
their ranks would bo decimated b
cholera before they had attained buc-
cess, doubtless proved the deciding
factors in inducing the conquerors to
I listen to the urglngs of tho great pow
ers and refrain from pressing home
their lctory.
Powers Are Notified.
Simultaneously with the dispatch to
tho grand vizier of their agreement tt
appoint peace plenipotentiaries, the
allied Balkan nations notified tho Eu
ropean powers of the step they had
taken and thanked them for their of
fer of mediation. They added thai
mediation was no longer necessary, as
the porte had addressed Itself directly
to the Balkan states, who would now
treat with Turkey without outside in
tervention. Terms Will Be DraEtlc.
That the terms of the victora will
be drastic Is knovn, but the powers
ire doing their utmost to make them
less harsh than was at first roported,
without attempting to rob the Balkan
confederacy ot the fruits of Its month's
With the jealous eyes of Russia on
Constantinople, with the recrudescence
of the Austro-Sorvian difficulty on
the other side of what has hitherto
Jeen known as European Turkey and
ivith Montenegro trying to gain what
she can out l the spoils, there seems
.o observers to bo every inducement
"or tho Balkan nations to keep their
lemauds within moderate limits.
Reply to Premier.
Sofia, Bulgaria, Nov. 19. The allied
3alkan nations today assented to the
Turkish proposal to discuss the terms
) an armistice and eventual peace.
The reply sent to the dispatch of
ths premier to King Ferdinand of
'Bulgaria snys.
jr "Tho Bulgarian government, after a
iffl conference with the allied cabinets of
IK; Sen la, Montenegro and Greece, in
jg 'forms the Porte that plenipotentiaries
B havo been appointed with instructions
V to arrange with the commander-Jn-K
chief of the Turkish armies the con
Pi dltlons of an armistice and subse
j quently to proceed to the conclurlon
ejj of peace "'
1 STRAUS HAS
I WAR NEWS
P Grand Vizier Sends Dis-
patch Exp res sing
3 : Thanks to Americans
Hi'
J : Now York, Nov. 19. Constanttno
gU : pie is being successfully defended
It ! against the Balkan allies, according
oj : to the Turkish grand vizier, Klamll
B Pasha, who has sent a cablegram to
H Oscar S. Ttrnus, former American
H ambassador to Turkey, thanking those
H in this country who have expressed
HI a desire to help rellove the suffering
tM resulting from the war.
irfjr Under date of Novomber 17 the
gftjl grand vizier cableB as follows.
?K "Forced to an unjust war before
accomplishing our mobilization. Enc
Olf mlcs conquered most of Roumelia.
m Defending succesBtuIly Constantino -Ef
pie at Tchatalja. Atrocities and maa
Wtl sacres obliged thousands of Moham
f3& medan allies to emigrate. Dreadful
X misery followed. Cholera doing more
jtharm than enemies. Thousand thanks
-ffrffor endeavors to help sufferers,"
iifKING PETER TO
If ENTER MONASTIR
IRK Belgrade, Nov 19. The Turkish
casualties during the three days of
fill fighting prior to the fall of Monas
tf Ur before the attack of the Servian
PR troops arc roported to have reached
Kg 1,000.
BH Great quantities of modern field
afMguns, rifles and supplies foil into the
ihauds of tho Servians.
Hff The Servian government considers
Hftthat with the fall of Monastir the
Hiwork of it3 army in Macedonia can
Bbe regarded as complete. In exact-
W
ly one month they havo swept the
Turks from the Vhole of old Scrvlu
and captured booty worth many mil
lions. King Peter of Servia will make a
triumphant entry into Monastir in a
few days. The decoration of the
streets to welcome him has begun.
VICTORY FOR THE
FRUIT GROWERS
Los Angeles, Cal , Nov 19 By sid
ing with the fruit buyers in New
York in their "strike" against what
was declared to be excessive char
ges by brokers for delivery of pur
chases, the orange growers of Cali
fornia scored a distinct advantage to
day, ending the strike and obtaining
for the buyers a lower rate for de
livery. The California Fruit Growers' ex
change received a telegram from
New York today saying the "strike"
had ended in a complete victory for
I the Fruit Buers' association.
1 "The lowering of the delivery rato
has resulted in a distinct advantage
to the growers of California," said
G Harold Powell, secretary and man
ager of the Fruit Growers' exchange,
who said California growers had been
striving for 13 years. to obtain a re
duction in the charge for delivery
COURIER FIRED ON
BY MONTENEGRINS
Vienna," Nov 19 Serious interna
tional Incidents arc reported to hae
occurred after the occupation of tho
Adriatic port of San Giovanni dl Mc
dua by the Montenegrins on Satur
day, according to the correspondent
of the Reichspost at Scutari.
The correspondent telegraphs that
the Turkish troops occupied San Gio
vanni de Modua- on the arrival of a
Montenegrin column, and he declares
that an Austrian courier from Scu
tari was fired upon by the Montene
grin troops.
ARTILLERY FIGHT
LESS VIOLENT
Constantinople Nov. 19. The artil
lery fight along the lines or Tchatal
ja was less violent yesterday than on
Sunday, according to a report of Na
zim Pasha, the Turkish commander
in chief. Firing, however, occurred
along the whole line of fortifications.
He continued:
"Wc repulsed the enemy's Infan
try, who tried to advance at some
points."
SOURCE OF SUPPLY TAKEN
Rieka, Montenegro, Nov. 19, A
combined army of Servian and Mon
tenegrin troops today occupied the
town of Alessio, near the Adriatic
coast. Alession has been the chief
source of supply for tho besieged
Turkish garrison of Scutari.
CONFESSES TO
MURDER OF MAN
Tucson, ,Ariz., No. 19. Walter
Taylor, whom Stephen Laporte, under
arrest In Chicago, confessed last night
to having killed near this city the
night of August 15, 1907, was shot In
the back while he was driving home
to his ranch He lived a few hours
afterwards, but was unable to toll
who had shot him.
Laporto was arrested the following
day and later released because of in
sufficient evidence. He left this sec
tion immediately nnd had not been
heard from since
ALLENS GET
A RESPITE
Governor Mann Extends
Time of Execution to
December 13.
Richmond, Vn., Nov. 19. Governor
Mann today granted Floyd and Claude
Allen a respite until December 13.
They were sontenced to death iu tho
electric chair Novomber 22 for their
part in tho Hlllsvllle, Va , court house
murders.
i DO
JURORS VISIT
MURDER SCENE
Goshen, :. Y., Nov. 19. Introduc
tion of"vldenco in the trial of Bur
ton W Gibson, the New York law
yer charged with the murder of Mrs.
Rosa Menschlk Szabo, his client,
while boating on Greenwood lake on
July 10, began today.
District Attorne Rogers planned
to fix the scene of Mrs. Szabo's death
in the minds of tho jurors by placing
six, perhaps more, witnesses on tho
stand before proving the fact of her
death.
Gibson is anxious for the jury to
visit Greenwood lake and see it for
themselves, Robert II. Elder, her
lawyer, indicated that he might ask
tho court to have the jury taken to
tho lake today.
SIX KILLED
Specials of Seaboard Air
Line Railway Meet
Head-on
Norlina, N. C, Nov. 19. Six men
wore killed and six othern badly in
jured in a liend-on collision botween
northbound and southbound Florida
Cuba specials on tho Seaboard Air
Line railway one mile south of the
VltglnlivNorth Carolina stale line,
shortly after 4 o'clock this morning.
All those killed or injured, so far as
reported, were members of the crews
aod express messengers.
Tho dead:
C. H. Beckham, engineer, Ruleigh,
N. C.
W. A. Faison, engineer, Rnlolgh,
N. C.
O. V. Priddy, express messenger,
Boykins, Va.
Two negro firemen.
EXPRESS MESSENGER KINO.
Tho northbound train, known as
No. SI, was due at this place, eight
miles south of tho wreck, at 2:40
a. m., but did not pass until nearly
4 o'clock. Tho southbound train, No.
St, was duo here at 4 o'clock. Tho
trains met just outside the yards of
Granite, a small station near the state
line.
The cause of tho wreck has not
been determined, but Information re
ceived here indicates Engineer Beck
ham on the southbound train confused
his orders
Many of the passengers and mem
bers of tho crews of both trains were
injured, Including conductors W. R
Tllghman and G. G Shannonhouse.
both of Richmond, who aro roported
as "badly Injured."
Wrecking grains were, rusljed tp
(he "scene ffrim Norlina, N. C, about
seen miles south of the point of the
wreck, from Raleigh, N C-, and from
Portsmouth, Va
WRECKED TRAINS WERE
THROUGH SPECIALS
New York, Nov. 19. Trains Nos. SI
and S4 of the Seaboard Air Line are
through trains running between New
York and Jacksonville. No. SI leave.-?
Now York at 3:3S p. ra for Jackson
ville and Tampa, and Is known as the
Florida-Cuba special It Is composed
of steel sleeping cars, drawing room
and din.Ing cars.
No. S4 corresponds with No. 81,
northbound. It leaves Jacksonville at
9-30 .am. and is due at New York at
2:21 p. m.
WRECKER AND SURGEONS SENT.
Raleigh, N. C , Nov, 19. A wreck
ing train and three surgeons were
rushed from Raleigh to Norllnn this
morning Engineer Will Faison and
Engineer C. II. Beckham were re
ported killed Both men are resi
dents of Raleigh Norlina Is GO mile;
north of Raleigh on the boundary lino
botween Virginia and North Caroline.
ENGINEERS DEAD.
Richmond, Va., Nov. 19 Two engi
neers are known to be dead and 30
to 40 passengers reported either dead
or Injured In a collision of two
through passenger trains on the Sea
board Air Line at Granite, N. C.
No definite details have reached this
city.
oo
EX-POLICEMAN
SHOOTS HIMSELF
Seattle. Wash, Nov 19 Edward E.
East, who was dropped from the Se
attle police force a month ago for
drinking, ahot and killed himself to
day by placing a shotgun's muzzle in
his mouth and discharging the weap
on This was his fourth attempt at sui
cide in a year First he leaped from
a hospital window, but his Injuries
were not serious. Next he tried to
drown himself, but was rescued. The
third attempt .was three weeks ago.
by gas asphyxiation, but the pulmo
tor revived him.
jj
RULES FORBID CONTEST
WITH HARVARD TEAM
Mndlson, Wis.. Nov 19. The move
ment among University of Wisconsin
undergraduates for the east and west
football game with Harvard this year
was checked yesterday hy the an
nouncement of Athletic Director Eh
lor that the contorence rules forbid
such a contest.
Games on grounds not controlled by
the conference are forbidden by the
agreement, nnd It is not supposed
tbat Harvard could bo induced to
come wesL Ehlor did not refuse to
try for an eastern game next year!
and students are hopeful Hint one
may be arranged.
NEW YORK COMMISSION
EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA
Chicago. Nov. 19. The New York
siate Panamn-Paclflc exposition com
mission, headed by Norman 12, Mack,
stopped here today on Its way to San
Francisco to select the site for tho
New York state building at the ex
position. Tho party will visit -St.
Paul on Its wny to the coast and Is
to arrive In San Francisco next Monday.
NOTORIOUS
CROOK DEAD
Killed in Fusillade of
Shots With Officers
and Hotel Men
New York, Nov. 19. The body of
Henry Vogcl, described by the police
as an International crook, and beside
It the body of his. girl ' Lottie," lay
in the morgue today, and John Allen,
n city detective, was dead, while in
uptown bospltalB four men, two of
them detectives, were hovering be
tween life and death, unable to give
a connected nccount of how they
were shot in a raid on Vogel's rooms,
whero he was sought as a diamond
thief.
Vogol and Woman Killed Instantly.
In tho fusillade which followed the
entrance of the detectives Vogcl and
the woman were killed instantly. Ac
counts vary as to whether ho shot
his companion nnd committed suicide,
or whether he fell beforu the fire
from tho officers.
Of the wounded, hope was express
ed for the recovery of two -Lugul Ge
radi, a private detective, and William
Butler, a waiter.
For the other two, both shot In tho
abdomen, there was little hope. They
are Martin S Fay. a city detective,
and Louis Mondschein, proprietor of
the hotel where the battle occurred.
Baggage May Contain Loot.
Allen died shortly before 9 o'clock
this morning. Operations wero per
formed on Fay, Butler, the waiter, and
on Mendscheln. The police have In
their possession two steamer trunks,
a valise, a suit case, a hand bag and
a steamer bag, which when opened
are expected to reveal the secret, If
not the loot, ot many big robberies,
and may lead to arrests In other cit
ies. Servant Girl Gives Clue.
The trailing of the pair yesterday
which resulted in the fatal shooting
followed directly the nrreBt of a dis
honest servant girl. She is "Sophia
Beckendorf, IS years of age, who
broke down in the Tombs, confessed
to several robberies and Implicated
Vogel as the '"fence" for servant girls
who made It their practice to answer
advertisements and accept positions
with the sole Idea of robbery. She
told the police of VoccTs whereabouts
and within an hour he had been trail
ed to the hotel where tho fight occurred.
'"""New Yoffc7Nb IS'.-'A man and a
woman stood In a small room of a
Raines law hotel in the Bronx tonight
and deliberately shot down three de
tectives and two other men who wero
t-ing to place the pair under arrest.
After nearly emptying the eleven
chambers of a large automatic revol
ver, relnformed by shots from an or
dinary revolver In tho hands of his
woman companion, and probably fa
tally wounding four of those whom
he shot down, the man shot and killed
tho woman and then put a bullet
through his own head, dying Instantly.
This is the outline of one of the
most serious shooting affairs tho de
tectives of this city have run into so
far as the conflicting stories of the
shooting had been sifted tonight.
The dead man Is known by soveral
names, having registered at the hotel
as Joseph Vogel Tho police declare
ho is a Pole named Phqres Doragye
ski. The woman with him had reg
istered as Lottie Vogol Vogol was
IS years old and the woman about
2S
The detectives were on the trail of
the pair, suspecting thejn of having
been accomplices in a diamond rob
ben' for which Sophie Beckendorf, a
domestic, had been held for the grand
jury today. The woman who had lost
tho jewels traced the girl to Vogel's
house and told the detectives of her
discovery. After a taxichh chase to
day, the detectlvos learned that the
Vogels had sought lodging at the
Elsmero hotel at Cortland avenue and
One Hundred and Sixty-first street
In the Bronx
Central Office Detective Fa and
Private Detectives John Allen nnd
Louis Gerade went to the hotel in
search of their quarry late tonight.
Louis Mondschein, the proprietor, told
of the couple having arrived in a tax
icab early In the ecning and order
ed William Butler, a waiter, to show
the detectives to tho Vogel's room.
Vogel opened the door In response
to a summons, and as Allen forced
his way in, declaring that the couple
wero under arrest Voge! struck tho
detective over the head with a black
jack and then grasped a magazino
pistol which lay on the bed His first
bullot struck Allen in the head and
he fell, probablv fatally hurt. De
tectives Fay and Goradc rushed into
tho room " followed by Proprietor
Mondschein and But'er It is declar
ed they did not tire a shot, but ex
pected to seize Allen's assassin They
were not quick enough. Vogol lot go
one shot after another, nearly every
one taking effect. Fay and Mond
schein botli received probablv fatal
wounds iu tho ubdomen Gerade was
shot in the leg and back and Butler
received a bad wound in the hip.
The woman, also armed, had fired
several shots, some of which. St Is
believed, hit the dctcctle Evident
ly crazed nt his gunwork. Vogel turn
ed his gun imon his voung woman
companion. She wan shot through the
abdomen nnd soon expired. Vogel
made quick work or himself by put
ting tho last bullet from his gun Into
hlshend and roll dead.
At the hospital to which all of tho
wounded wore removed it was said
that probablv all. except Butler,
would die.
At a lato hour two trunks and two
suit cases which the couple had
taken to the hotel wore removed to
a pollco statiou. but tho ntolen Jcw
elrv was not found.
The police say that in tracing the I
Vogel pair, tho' detectives were. prob
ably running down a completely or
ganized scheme for robbing resi
dences throughout the upper west
side. Tho indictment upon which the
Beckendorf girl was held, charged her
with numerous robberies of Jewels,
amounting to several thousand dollars.
According to the pollco, the girl
broko down tonight and confessed
that tho Vogels were with her and
that It was to them she had given tho
stolen articles. The plan of operation
was for the girl to advertise for a
position as domestic and ns soon as
she obtained it to rob her employer's
house
MASKED MEN
ROB TRAIN
Hold Passengers in Each
Car Prisoners, Blood
hounds After Them
Otlumwa. Iowa, Nov. 15. Two
masked men who held up passenger
train No. 12 of tho Chicago, Milwau
kee fc St. Paul railroad last night be
tween Mystic and Ottumwa secured
loot amounting to about $350. The
bandits robbed two passengers and
two employes ot tho company.
A. Young, a passenger from the
west to Chicago, gavo up $80 in cash
and a diamond ring valued at $150.
J. G. Zook, his companion, was rob
bed of $72.35.
Point Gun at Porter.
Tho robbers boarded tho train just
as it was leaving the station at Mys
tic. 30 miles south of Ottumwa. As
tho porter, J. Robinson, wns closing
the vestibule doors of the observa
tion car a revolver waB pointed at
his head and he was rclloved of
$5.30. The porter thon was compel
led to lead the way through tho car.
Tho first passengers met were Young
and Zook. Leaving the observation
car, the robbers proceeded to the
sleeper, whore Pullman Conductor
Davis, at the point of the guns, gave
up $29.80 and a small diamond stud.
Brakcman Wells was also searched,
but his money was overlooked.
Robbers Ride Platform.
The remaining 25 milcB in to Ot
tumwa found tho robbers riding the
platforms of the observation and
sleeping cars, holding tho passengers
In each car prisoners 'unail they made
their escape when the train reduced
speed at the Market street crossing
in this city.
The police department and tho
sheriffs office, with bloodhounds, are
scouring this vicinity for the robbers.
Four suspects have, been arrested.
MRS. LESH
READS BIBLE
Says No One Ever Told
Her of a Better Life
Would Save Young.
Sedalia, Mo., Nov. 19, Mrs. Pansy
Allen Lesh, confessed murderer of
two Missouri women, spent much time
yesterday and last night reading the
BJblo She says she has read It
through several times and since her
confession to the police of Loa An
geles has found in it great consola
tion. A revival has been In progress here
three weeks but no religious worker
has urged Mrs. Lesh Last night she
declared she would not receive them
In the event they called.
"The time to save girls Is when they
are young and helpless, not after they
have gone through what I have," she
said. "If any one had told me of a
better life when I was a child 1 would
not be where I am today "
HIGH COST
OFJJVING
To Be Lessened in Chi
cago Public Market
May Be Established
CMcago, Nov 19. Resolutions were
adopted at last night's, meeting of
the city council calling on Mayor
Harrison to appoint a committee of
seven to report on the feasibility of
public markets in densely populat
ed portions of tho city as a means
of lessening tho cost of living.
Five aldermen will be appointed to
day (o act with the city comptroller
and tho commissioner of public
works in accordance with the reso
lutions. It was pointed out that a market
recently established In the congest
ed Ghetto district had proven a suc
cess and that it had been shown that
commodities could bo purchased at
a less price at a public market than
other places.
WANT RADICALS
SENT INTO EXILE
Chicago, Nov. IS, A special dis
patch to the Chicago Daily News from
St. Petersburg. Runsla, says:
'Elcctlous of members to the
Fourth dumn are finished. Notwith
standing tho influence of the clergy
and the strong presure by the author
ities to arrest and exile radicals bo as
to bring about the success of candi
dates officially endoi-Bed, the results
are disappointing to tho government,"'
GUNMEN GUILTY I
FIRST DEGREE I
Jury Renders a Quick Verdict in Case of "Gyp the
Blood," Lefty Louie, "Whitey" Lewis and H
"Dago Frank" Out One Hour.
ONLY OWE OF THEM SEEMS DEPRESSED I
Court Remands Four Men to Their Cells and Will I
Be Ready to Pronounce Sentence at 10:30 M
O'Clock Tomorrow Morning. M
New York, Nov. 19. "Gyp the
Blood," "Lofty Louie," "Whitey"
Icwis and "Dago Frank" Cirofici. the
gunmen charged with the murder of
Herman Rosenthal, were all found
guilty of murder In the first degree
by a jury in tho eupremc court this
afternoon. Tho jury deliberated only
an hour and ten minutes.
Quick Verdict a Surprise.
The quick verdict came as a sur
prise to everylbody. Tho Jury In the
case of Lieutenant Charles Beceker
deliberated nearly seven hours be
fore reaching a verdict. He Is now in
Sing Sing, sentenced to the olectrlc
chair for having Instigated the mur
der. Remarkable Situation.
"What I shall say applies to all i
tho defendants, and only In one case
shall I separato one from tho others,"
said Justice Goff, In opening his ad
dress. "Herman Rosenthal was shot
to death under circumstances ot un
usual recklessness. Rose, Vallon,
Webber and Schcpps say to these four
defendants: 'You did the murder;
we admit the murder, but you com
mitted it.' It Is a remarkable situ
ation, each group of men accusing
the others.
Rose has taken tho witness Btand
and has confessed participation in
the crime. It was a remarqable nar
rative he told. Can you say that
man constructed and conceived this
plot without there being found a
grain of truth In It? From the de
fendants' mouths themselves you have
heard their story.
"It is for you to say, In hearing
Rose incriminate himself In tolling
this narrative, whether there was not
truth to support his story; whether it
was pure Invention.
"'Bear in mind that Rose did not
testify that he saw the defendants
shoot Rosenthal. Would he stop just
before the culmination of the plot and
fail to say he saw them commit the
murder if he was telling the truth "
Justlco Goff remanded tho prison
ers until 10-30 a. m. tomorrow, when
he will fix the time for pronouncing
sentence.
The entire proceedings in court aft
er the Jury came in occupied only
seven minutes. The netendants were
brought in by four wardens and a po
liceman. They heard tho verdict with
faces unmoved, staring straight
ahead.
One Walked With Bowed Head.
On the way back to their cells all
except "Whitey" Lewis walked erecL
Lewi6 went with bowed head. The
crowd in tho court room received tho
verdict without demonstration, and
tho news caused no visible excite
ment when It reached the throng out
side the building.
The court pointed out that although
all of the four gunmen had testified
that they were not more than 10 or
feet away from the scene of the mur
der and saw the shooting, they claim
ed they did not see oscnthnl fall. The
truth of these statomouts the jurors
must determino for themselves.
It was of imperative Importance for
tho jury, tho court said, to consider
that all the defendants had taken no
tice of the gray automobile In front
of Webber's poker rooms.
"Why. in a street whore many au
tomobiles were accustomed to pass,
should all tho defendants tuko notice
of this particular machine?" he asked
That Is for you to determine.
"The Jurors sholdd also weigh
whether it was possible for "Whitey"
Lewis to see the whole sccno of the
murder by the flash of the pistol.
"It Is also possible for you to con
sider whether the similar language
used by the defendants in describing
conversation!? wns a matter of ar
rangement between them."
New York, Nov 19. For more than
three hours today Suprome Court Jus
tice Goff charged tho jury In the case
of tho four gunmen accused of mur
dering Herman Rosenthal.
If the state'B informers committed
the crime, as the defonso contends,
he asked, was it rensonablo to as
smnn that tho informers would in
vite the gtinmcn aB witnesses?
"If Jack Rose has Hod," ho said,
"In swearing that the gunmen did the
3hcoting, why thon did he not go fur
ther nnd swear that he had actually
seen the shooting at the hands of
tho defendants?"
"These aro circumstances for you
to consider," cautioned tho court.
As In the charge to the Becker
Jury, Justice Goff ruled that Rose,
Vallon and Webbor wore accompli
ces. Schapps status, he left for the
jurors to decide.
"There is nothing In the law," he
added, "to prevent your giving full
credence to the testimony of Rose"
Justice Goff finished his charge at
1:33 p. m., and the Jury retired.
New York, Nov. 19. By night the
four gunmen charged with slaylus
the gambler Herman Rosenthal
should know whether they arc to fol
low Charles Becker to Sing Sing,
there to await the electric chair, or to H
go free, acquitted of the crime. H
This morning marked the last stage H
of the trial, with Justice Goff's charge
to the jury. He was to begin his ad- M
dress at 10.30 o'clock It was thought 1
he- would occupy at least three hours. H
SCHRANK I
IS INSANE I
Five Alienists Report on H
Sanity of Roosevelt's H
Assailant M
Milwaukee, Nov. 19. A commission M
of five alienists who examined into
the mental condition of John Schrank M
who shot Colonel Roosevelt, today re-
ported to Judge Backus, finding lfl
Schrank Insane. M
Decision Unanimous. H
The decision of the doctors was H
unanimous and means that Schrank H
cannot be tried for the attempted H
murder of Colonel Roosevelt, but will M
bo committed to the Wisconsin In- jH
sane asylum at Oshkosh. H
Schrank may remain in the Osh- H
kosh asylum for the rest of his life, H
as ho cannot be released unless it M
is shown that ho is completely re- M
covered and will not be liable to an- M
other attack such as that which caus- H
cd him to attempt the life of Colonel M
Roosevelt on tho night of October M
Iater Judge Backus denied that M
the committee of alienists had fin-
Ished Us work.
"The commission at 11 a. m., is
continuing the examination of IH
Schrank In my chambers," said Judge M
Backus, "if any member of the com- M
mitteo has given out any advance in- M
formation that Schrank has been held M
to be insane, I shall hold him to be in
contempt of court." M
It was learned from another source
that the Information came from the l
district attorney's office. M
CHICAGO TRAINS
FOR SECOND HONOR
Chicago, No. 19. The Lnlvcrsity H
of Chicago football squad begau its
last week of practice this season yes- M
terday, in preparation for a deter- H
mined struggle Saturday to defeat M
Minnesota for second honors in the H
"big nine" conference.
Coach Stagg began tho work with M
two hours of light signal practice, as
be is fearful of the menvgolng stale H
at the end of the hard season The H
first scrimmage will be held today, VM
when Stagg will decide whom to B
groom for full back to start the H
game with Minnesota. Pierce and M
Konnedy are the candidates.
Tbc line and the other members M
ot the back field will be the same M
as In the last games unless change? M
levelop this week. jM
ILLINOIS TRAINING FOR IH
NORTHWESTERN GAME H
Urbana, 111., Nov. 19. University of IH
Illinois football players, battered in H
the gamo with Chicago, after a day's H
rest, will begin today getting in H
shape for tho final game with North- H
western at Bvnnston, Saturday. H
Booze, who was severely handled in H
the Chicago gamo, will bo rested most H
of the week It is hoped to get Sen- ;H
net Into condition to piny through H
St. Pn-ul, Minn., Nov. 19. Adjutant H
Freeman L. McKussick ot the Mlnne- H
sota Soldiers' home died suddenly H
while crossing n bridge across the jH
creek just above the Minnehaha falls ll
last night. IH
ALLEGED MURDERER ARRESTED. H
Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 19 Chief Re- H
gan of the Buffalo police department M
today received a telegram from Shcr- M
Iff Frank Tiltou of Whiting, N J . H
that ho had arrested J. Frank Hick- M
ey, wanted in connection with the M
death of Joseph Josephs, 7 years old, M
the Lackawanna boy whoso dlsraem- M
bered body wns found In a aewor Sat- H
ROBBERS GET $4,000. H
Bowling Green, Ohio, Nov 19. jH
Robbers who used nltro-glycerin to H
blow up tho safo In the Munn Bros. M
bank at Portage early today escaped M
with $4,000 In cash. Four charges B
were used. Citizens attracted to the M
scene were warned away by armed H
lookouts. H

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