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Consort of the Erratic Leopold^Succumbs to a Sudden Attack of
Syncope at a Time When Husband, Members of Her Family
and Even the Special Physician of Her Majesty Are Absent
UNHAPPY QUEEN OF BELGIANS
CALLED BY DEATH WHILE DINING
Continued ; From Page 1, Column G.
APPROVE THE PLEA FOR JEWS
this 'in a measure accounted for the Ios3
of life. ,
"The majority of those killed were
smothered to death, very few having
bones broken. When I saw that a stam
pede was imminent I started the choir
sieging, and part of the audience joined
them. I remained .until the excitement
had subsided— for fully thirty minutes.
One good sister, whose name I do not
know, caught me firmly by the waist
and held me throughout the excitement,
sayinjr, 'Keep still.'
"I am una-lSle to say positively, but
there is a probability that the convention
will adjourn out of respect to the dead.
The session would have closed next Mon
day night. So far as is known about ten
delegates were among the killed, two from
Texas and two,from New Orleans being
among the number."
BIRMINGHAM. Ala., Sept. 20.— The.
Identified dead up to 2 o'clock this morn
ing were:
ANNIE HARRIS, Bessemer, Ala.
F. K. WILLIAMS. Pratt City, Ala.
ADA J. ADAMS, Fort Smith, Ark.
REV. WILLIAM STONE, Greenvill*,
Ala.
REV. S. L. PRICE. New Orleans.
SARAH PEPPER. Newton.
REV. Z. H. JOHNSON. Weir. Kans.
REV. MR. ANDERSON, Roanoke,
Mont.
REV. MR. ALLEN, Chattanooga.
EL PASO, Texas, Sept. 19.— Jesus Her
nandez was killed, two other Mexicans
were fatally wounded and a fourth was
severely hurt In a premature explosion
of a blast in a construction camp near
here on the El Paso and Southwestern
railway, now building-. Others had to
be dug out of the debris to prevent their
smothering to death.
Mexicans Victims of a Blast.
LOS ANGLES, Sept. 19.— John T. Gaffey
of the Democratic County Central Com
mittee telegraphed to David B. Hill to
day at Elmira, N. Y., inviting him to
come West and deliver a political ad
dress while here. A reply to the invita
tion is expected by Monday. An invita
tion will be extended to Senator Arthur
Gorman of Maryland to campaign tho
State in behalf of Franklin K. Lane, I.
B. Dcckweiler and their associates on the-
Democratic ticket.
Invites Hill to California.
"I had just finished delivering my lec
ture on 'Industry' and the>singing had
commenced when some woman back of
me was heard to scream. Some members
of the choir yelled 'Quit,' which the gal
lery understood to be 'fire.' This was re
peated and started, the stampede. I found
on investigation that a Birmingham man
had stepped on the toes of a delegate
from Baltimore named Ballou. Ballou
resented it and made a motion as if to
draw a gun. This caused the woman to
scream.
i "There was little excitement In the cen
ter and front of the church. The rear of
the church was congested, and some of
the men -tried to walk out on the heads
of the crowd. At the time of the alarm
there were probably 3000 people in the
church, and fully that number without
The crowd on the sidewalk surged in and
Mayor W. M. Drenner said:
"Most of those who were killed were
strangers, but their bodies will be cared
for until identified and claimed by rela
tives."
Booker T. Washington after the acc,K
dent said: ' -
"Shiloh Church is a modern brick struc
ture and has just been completed at a cost
of $75,000. There are four entrances to
the building and the main one is sixteen
feet wide. The deaths were caused by
everybody trying to rush out the main
entrance at the same time. Inside the
church not a bench was overturned and
all of those who were killed died in or
about the^entrance. The people near the
front of the church were not injured in
the least."
"I have witnessed many '"appalling
sights, but. the wild scene at tne head
of those / steps is beyond ' description.
Wildly excited negroes reached the top of
the steps and began falling headlong
down the incline. Others were pushed
upon them, and notwithstanding the
warnings from the outside, the crowd con
tinued to push. In a few minutes men
and . women were piled upon each other
to a height 04 ten feet. Presently a negro
woman with a baby in her arms mounted
the mass, and, climbing over the bodies,
leaped to the ground without injury to
herself or the infant. As quickly as pos
sible a rescue party was organized, and
as soon as the entrance was cleared began
the removal of the bodlesr'
Rev. Dr. T. D. Walker, pastor of Shiloh
Church, said to-nig-ht:
AN APPAIJLING, SIGHT.
Captain Frank H. O'Brien," former
Sheriff of Jefferson County and one of
the most prominent ciOzens of Birming
ham, was a witness of the catastrophe.
He lived within half a block of the
church, and, hearing the commotion, went
to ascertain the trouble. As he reached
the front door of the church the crowd
had begun blocking the entrance, and in
describing he said: . '
Most of the dead \are women and the
physicians say«in many cases they faint
ed/and died of suffocation. A remark
able feature of the calamity is that no
blood was seen on any of the victims.
They were either crushed or died of suf
focation.
During the stampede Booker T. Wash
ington and several other prominent ne
groes were on the stage and .were unwill
ing witnesses to the frightful catastrophe.
None of those in the cnoir or in the pul
pit was injured in the least. For a few
minutes they attempted to restore order,
but, seeing their efforts were futile, wait
ed until the struggling crowd had ad
vanced far enough for them to pick up
the dead and injured.
WITNESSED FROM STAGE.
teen died before they could be moved
from the ground.
Continued From Page 1, Column 4.
LONDON, Sept. 19.— Stanley Spencer, a
well-known English aeronaut, to-day suc
cessfully accomplished a"* remarkable
flight over London in an airship of his
own invention. It is estimated that his
ship traveled nearly thirty miles.
From observations of those on the
ground Spencer seemed to have complete
control of his vessel. He started from
the Crystal Palace at a quarter after 4
o'clock this afternoon and descended
three hours later near Harrow. The
route taken by /the aeronaut was over
Stratham, Clapham Common and tho
smoky south side of the metropolis,
across the Thames, over the populous
Chelsea district, across Kensington and
Earlscourt, out to Harrow, and then
safely past the forest buildings. He ex
ecuted an ea3y descent at the little vil
lage of Kast Cole.
bpencer has been experimenting re
centlyvwith his vessel at the Crystal Pal
ace. Finding the conditions suitable he
suddenly decided to start off on his dan
gerous voyage late this afternoon and
the usual crowd of Palace spectators
gave him. a hearty send-off. •
The airship at once rose to a height ot
about 300 feet. After traveling for about
a mile with practically no deviation in.
his course, Spencer made various detour3
and seemed able to stev his ship as
easily as he might a torpedo boat. Near
Clapham Common he came fairly close
to the ground for the purpose of maneu
vering. Tne appearance of the air craft
created intense astonishment among the
thousands of persons on the streets over
whose head3 the aeronaut passed. ¦;- ~
Percival Spencer, referring to his
brother's trip through the air, said it ex
ceeded the longest trip of Santos Du
mont, the Brazilian aeronaut, by nearly
twenty miles.
Spencer's airship has a blunt nose and
tail and does not taper in a cigar
iike point, like the airships of
Santos Dumont. In general outline
it has the appearance of a whale.
The bag, which is seventy-five
feet long, contains 20,000 cubic feet of hy
drogen gas. The frame Is built of bamboo
and the propeller is in front instead ot
behind, as is the case with Santos Du
mont's vessels. The motive power of
Spencer's machine is a petroleum motor
of about thirty horse-power and the ma
chinery is controlled by electric buttons.
The extreme speed of the new airship in
calm weather ts about nf|een miles an
hour. The machine accommodates only
one person, and its entire weight is about
600 pounds. Special features of the air
ship are devices to avoid pitching and
dipping. : . .-. "- I'-.r's-.-.i^
Kesidents of the World's Metropolis
Gaze in Amazement at the Queer
" Looking Flying Machine of
Stanley Spencer.
Vessel Kept Under Control
for Distance of Thirty
Miles.
SCORES OF NEGROES KILLED
The board recommends the abandon
ment of all target practice with reduced
charges as tending to create . false Im
pressions in the minds of officers and
men. The suggestion Is made that sub
caliber practice be continued and encour
aged and that when firing for target
practice the full service charge should be
I used and that the allowance should be
Increased no less than fifteen shots per
gun each.'
"The board desires to record its opinion
that the general mechanical principles in
volved in" the chief elements and 'move
ments of the Buffington-Crozier disap
pearing carriage are admirably adapted
to their purpose."
Tho board recommends increased allow
ances in order that expert j mechanics
may be induced to engage in this branch
ot work.- It also suggests that more pro
tection be given to gunners, who are the
only men serving- and 1 who are much ex
posed, by providing small movable shields.
In conclusion the board says:
The board is unanimous in recommend
ing the continuance of the manufacture
of disappearing gun-carriages for eight-
Inch, ten-inch ana twelve-inch guns, with
out regard tojiigh or low sights, it rec
ommends tha^no more six-inch guns be
mounted on disappearing carriages, i\s
the development of rapid-lire Tsix-incn
guns has made it essential that they
should be mounted on barbette carriages.
WASHINGTON, -Sept 19.— Secretary
"Root has approved the\findings and rec
ommendations of the b^ard appointed to
conduct tests and report upon the value
of disappearing gun-carriages and sea
coast defenses. Colonel Wallace F. Ran
dolph, chief of artillery, was president of
the board, which is composed of artillery,
ordnance and navy officers and one civil
ian member.
Increase in Allowances- Is
Urged to Encourage
Mechanics. *
Noted English Aeronaut
Makes a Marvelous
War. Secretary Favors
Use of Disappearing
Carriages.
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OVER LONDON
ORDNANCE PLANS
WIN APPROVAL
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and see us. ¦ We print business: cards,
letterheads and ' all kinds . of commercial
stationery at money saving prices. • San
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Good Printing.
LONDON, Sept 19.— A special from Lis
bon says that there have been collisions
between troops and strikers at Guarda,
near Oporto, during which a number of
workmen were killed, -r; i- i-;.;
Troops and . Strikers Battle.
Italy's King Decorates Marconi.
TURIN, Sept. 19.— At a conference i-here
to-day with Signor Galimbertl, Minister
of Posts and Telegraphs, William Mar
coni submitted plans for the erection of
a wireless telegraph station -to cost $140
000 for establishing connection from Italy
with- the British and American stations
The scheme will be submitted to Parlia
ment. King' Victor' Emmanuel has be
stowed the Cross of the Order of the
Crown on Marconi.
Belgium Among Exhibitors.
BRUSSELS, Sept. IS.— Thomas W. Crid
ler, representingithe St Louis', exposition,
was to-day offlcially received by M. Fran
cetto, the Minister of Labor, who said
he was satisfied Belgium.' would partici
pate In the- exposition. ,; • ,
Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protrudine Piles
No Cure. No Pay. All druggista are a-ithorljTed
by manufacturers of Pazo Ointment to refund
money where it fails to cure any case of piles
no matter of how long standing. Cures ordinary
cases In six days; worst cases In fourteen dava
One application elves ease and rest. Relieves
Itching instantly. This is a new discovery and
is the only pile remedy sold on positive-guar
antee, no cure, no pay. A free sample will be
sent by mail to any one sending name and ad
dress. Price 50c. If your druggist don't keep
it in stock send 60c in stamps and we will for
ward full size box by mail. Manufactured bv
PARIS MEDICINE CO.. St. Louis,. Mo. who
also manufacture the celebrated /> cold cure
Laxative Bromo-Qulnlne Tablets. \ • ¦ • - '
Piles Cured Without the Knife,
;' -' 'Mobilingr in the Siskiyous.
GAZELLE, Sept. 19.— The Carmack au
tomobile, the first to make the trip from
Seattle south,' passed here to-day. Georce
Carmack, the Klondike's discoverer is
accompanied by his wife, en route to San
Frcncfsco. They have had no accidents
and expect to reach San Francisco by the
22d. ; ., . ..
Morgan Offers Burns Manuscripts.
LIVERPOOL, Sept. 19,-The Liverpool
Daily Post announces that J. p. Morgan
has offered several thousand original
Burns manuscripts, which are now in
Liverpool,, to the. Athenaeum Library 'in
that city. .
Greig paid large' business checks that
ought to have been sent to the Royal
Bank of Scotland, on which all checks
are signed for Pittsburg, into the Lon
don Joint Stock Bank, and withdrew the
money from, the latter by. checks pur
porting to have been signed by Colonel
Hunsicker. .-.--/.
LONDON, Sept. 19.— L. H. Greig, a
bookkeeper in the London offices of -the
Carnegie Steel Company, was arraigned
In the Police Court to-day on the charge
of forging checks amounting to $9500 pur
porting to have "been signed by Colonel
Millard Hunsicker, chairman of the Nick
el corporation. The prisoner was remand
ed. The prosecution stated that the exact
amount of the forgeries was not known,
but that the prisoner .admitted it was.
over $50,000.
Bookkeeper Admits Forgery.
LOS ANGELES, Sept. IS.— German eons
folk of California are turning- toward Los
Angeles and to-morrow, it Is expected,
hundreds, of singers and lovers of music
will stream Into the city to participate
in the music feast and other joys of the
Deutcches Sangerfest of the California
Snngerbund. More than 200 singers will
appear in the grand concert in Hazard's
Pavilion to-morrow evening, which will
consist of characteristic soAgs by soloist
children's choruses, male choruses and
•women's choruses. Special rates have
been made with the railway companies and
singers and lovers of song are expected
tr. .arrive from San Francisco. San Ditreo
Riverside, San Bernardino, Pasadena and
ether cties.
Gathering for Sangerfest.
Steel Corporation Wins Suit.
TRENTON, % T . J., Sept, 19.— The Court
of Errors and Appeals this afternoon, by
a vote of 8 to 3. decided -in favor of the
United States Steel Corporation in the
suit brought by Mrs. Berger to restrain
the corporation from , converting $200 -
OOO.rXK) seven per cent preferred stock into
tlY e P £L cent sec °nd mortgage bonds.
Vice Chancellor Emery. In the court be
low, granted an injunction restraining
the company from carrying out Its pur
pose. The Court of Errors -and Appeals
reverses the Vice Chancellor's decision
and leaves the steel corporation free to
carry out Its project so far as the Berger
litigation is concerned. The opinion will
be n;ed later.
LONDON, Sept. 19.-There appears to
be still some doubt in Liverpool as to
whether J. Pierpont Morgan will com
plete the purchase of the Whit© Star
line for the Atlantic shipping 'combine.
The Liverpool Post says:
"We have reason to believe that con*
?£ ar Li°i/ 1 # 1Ic \? pinlon ' tKe las * thing in
the world Mr. Morgan desires' or intends
is to become owner of an Atlantic nr^t
His more modest ambitions to , bJ^
t K'f 1 Who> for a consideration,
it to another. 0De com P an y and sells
fl ZLiTn'/. p % the Present, has
apparently failed to discover where this
consideration s coming in. The money
market is against him and the English
stock market is closed to him. for Eng
lish investors will not touch his shiDnlnir
paper at any price, and apparently he Til
doubtful whether the American investor
W i*J ™ me 1 & > hls f escue - Hence the delay
ahd Mr. Morgan's readiness" to sacrifice
$50,000 weekly, which is the amount of
interest upon the purchase price Mr Mor
gan had agreed to pay until the- nur
chase is completed, rather than take the
risk of being landed with all the unaD
propriated paper of the combine "
Nevertheless the Post Is inclined to
think the purchase will be completed
British in Liverpool Spec
ulate on Magnate's
Scheme.
Ihe motive of the murder of Count Bon
Martini was at first attributed to rob
bery. On September 12, however, Murri
a university professor, one of the best
known physicians in Italy, and Count Bon
Martini's father-in-law, denounced his
own son, Tullio, as the murderer. The
accused man, the dispatch added, admit
ted haying murdered his brother-in-law,
and said the crime was committed after
a brawl provoked by a family quarrel.
Other reports had it that a love affair
was at the bottom of the crime. Count
Bon Martini lived apart from his wife.
Count Bon Martini in
Custody. r"
VIENNA, Sept. 19.— It is reported that
Tullio Murri, the we%known socialist
and lawydr of Bologna, Italy, who Is ac
cused of the murder of Count Bon Mar
tini, recently found assassinated in his
house in Bologna, has been arrested at
the frontier town of Ala, Austrian Tyrol
Lawyer Accused of the Murder of
MXJRRI IS ARRESTED
• IN. A TOWN
Wireless Telegraphy in Martinique.
PARIS, Sept. 19.-The French Govern
nient has decided to install a wireless
telegraph system in the islands of Mar
tiniquo and Gaudeloupe, owing to the fre
quent interruptions in the cable service
there. Two telegraph experts sail- from
Bordeaux I September 26 with apparatus.
ernment Is so solicitous and yet so'un
willing to welcome.";
The British Foreign Office to-day gave
the Associated Press the authority to say
that his Majesty's Government had com
municated, with all the signatory powers
of the Berlin treaty with the view to de
veloping their attitude and purpose in re
lation to the Roumanian Jews, as called
to the attention of the powers by Secre
tary Hay. I This action of the British Gov
ernment has not reached the public here
\ IN FULL ACCORD.
In discussing the. course adopted, one
of the highest officials of the Foreign Of
fice said to a representative of the Asso
cititGCl x rcss r
"It should be understood that our ac
tion follows and supplements the action
a^ en , y the -American 'Government
which is entitled to full credit for seekim
to alleviate • the condition of these on
pressed people. . Mr. Hay's note was ad
dressed to all the signatory powers and
now Great Britain desires to ascertain
how the others feel on the suggested ac
tion to be taken and what is to be done "
Although the official referred to de
clined to discuss the details of the British
note, he insinuated that.it would follow
the lines of the American note and that
th .? l . Br i tlsh authorities were in full accord
with the position assumed bv the United
States. Moreover, he believed that Great
Britain has a locus stand! as a signer of
the Berlin treaty. The British note is like
ly to stir the signatory powers to con
certed action on the lines proposed by the
United States. . •¦¦¦-•,
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19.-So far only
one answer to the State Department's
identical note concerning the Roumanian
Jews + has f come to hand. This was froin
Great Britain and consisted of a brief
acknowledgment, with a promise to look
into the u subject. which promise appears
to have been kept by the prompt issue of
an invitation - by Great Britain ¦ to Ger
many to open negotiations on the subject.
I After declaring that it is difficult to un
derstand what President Roosevelt hopes
t( 2 f aIn J? y the appeal to the signatories
of the Berlin tr.eaty, the St. James Ga
zette concludes that the chief American
motive is humanity, and says:
'.'This Indicates a spirit of knight-er
rantry which, however creditable tor. a
great civilized power, Is likely to give tho
Americana plenty of occupation without
increasing: their popularity with the Gov
ernments of the Old World."
Hay's contrast of the enlightened sys
tem of America and the intolerant
tyranny of the : surviving principalities of
Europe is referred "to by the St. Janies
Gazette as "not : devoid of self-com
placency" and as intended for the edifica
tion of mankind. > The papers refers to
Hay as an "American Hamlet,". who says:
"Look on thia picture and then on that
and say, whether old Mother " Europe
should not be ashamed of herself."
_ The St. James Gazette suggests' that
South Africa would welcome the Rouman
ian "¦ J&ws, "for i which i the . American Gov-
AN AMERICAN HAMLET.
LONDON, Sept. 19.— Secretary i Hay's
note to the powers which were signatories
of the Berlin treaty of 1878 on the subject
of the . treatment of the Jews in Rouma
nia, which was received in London about
a fortnight ago, was welcomed in British
official circles. The tone of the formal ac
knowledgment of the receipt of the note
here indicates British approval of Ameri
can initiative In this matter, and confirms
the idea that Great Britain welcomes the
continued intervention of the United
States in affairs in which Europe is more
directly concerned, in the belief that such
intervention tends fo indirectly strength
en the hand of the British Government.
Apart from this the question of the ex
clusion of pauper aliens from Great Brit
ain is growing more acute, and anti-im
migration laws are demanded in many in
fluential quarters, so the Government Is
in sympathy with Hay's protest in the
hope that the wholesale, export of unde
sirable immigrants from Eastern Europe
may be checked.
The newspapers here- continue to com
ment on the United States' note. The St
James Gazette, in a semi-humorous refer
ence to it says: .
"The European Governments to whom
it was addressed must have been disa
greeably surprised, for the note furnished
fresh evidence of the growing disposition
of the United States to. take a seat in
the orchestra of the European concert,
which some other performers view with
uneasiness."
WELCOMED BY BRITONS.
A representative of • the Associated
Press to-day interviewed Max Nordau,
vice president of the j Congress of Zion
ists, on Secretary Hay's Roumanian note.
T 'It is magnificent, ','_ said. Dr. Nordau.
"After a period of darkness during which
America seemed to be immersed in Mon
roeism and . the furtherance of her own
material interests, she "lias stepped for
ward and taken a glorious step in behalf
of suffering humanity.- She has torn the
mask from Europe's lace. Secretary
Hay's circular compels the European
powers who signed the treaty of Berlin
to do their duty or stand convicted of
conniving at the extermination of a quar
ter of a million of my .brethren by tho
barbarians of Roumanian The Rouma
nian Government has heard the perni
cious theory enunciated by the anti-Sem
ites that that the Jews constitute a dan
ger to a young nation, and on the false
pretext that Roumania Js a young nation
it has determined to rid the country of
them. The Roumanian Government de
nied the Jews civil rights; it closed every
channel whereby they could gain their
livelihood and it condemned them to ex
termination by starvation or flight.
"Secretary Hay's note must bear .fruit.
Europe must now recall to Roumanfa the
fulfillment of her duties and obligations
or bear the open shame.". •
no comment oh it. The Roumanian Min
ister called. at the United States Embassy
to-day for information on the subject and
was shown a copy of- Mr. Hay's note.
General Turr, a companion of the Hun
garian exile, was present ; at the laying
of the stone. The fund for the national
memorial to Kossuth now amounts to
over $250,000.
BUDAPEST, Hungary, Sept. 19.— The
centenary of the birth of Louis Kossuth
is being-celebrated throughout Hungary.
Here flags are flying and houses are deco
rated: A commemorative service In the
Protestant - church was attended by two
sons of the Hungarian patriot, the prin
cipal local authorities,' deputations from
all parts of the country and the Hanover
veterans of 1S4S. At the-conclusion of the
service immense crowds proceeded. to the
cenxtery to attend the laying of the cor
nerstone of a mausoleum to be erected to
the memory of the national hero.
Honor of the Patriot's
Memory.
Ceremonies Held -in Many Cities in
HUNGAEY CELEBRATES
i KOSSTJTH ANNIVERSARY
"My reported mental unsoundness is a
malicious lie. I would be glad for the
author of the report to select one expert,
a prominent paper or disinterested person
•mother, the two to choose a third and I
or my relatives one, all evidence, includ
ing every act and every word of mine, to
be submitted as well as my diary at the
time and since, my letters to every per
son then and since, my resignation and
its acceptance, and correspondence with
Peary at the time and since. If I am
found guilty I will pay the expenses of
the commission; if not, Then the author
of the report, at the prcper time, shall
issue a statement in full of the circum
stances of my voluntarily remaining in
the north so as to clear me of the charges
cf mental unsoundness.
"As to my troubles with Peary I am
irakingr no statement, nor as to my ex
periences of living among the Eskimos
with no food from the Erik last year
having been denied food by Peary Since
even a few pounds of coffee without
sugar."
TRURO, N. S., Sept. 19.— Dr. T. S.
Dedrick of the Peary party made the fol
lowing statement to-day:
Eager to Have Commission
Examine Him. '
Physician r Who Was With Peary
DEDRICK IS EMPHATIC
AS TO HIS SANITY
Jellinek later In the day was reported
to have committed suicide., Adolph Pol
lok, head of a firm of motor car builders
i?^™ cl 2. JelIln ek is said to have invested
Jab2,o00, has been arrested on suspicion of
complicity in the fugitive's frauds
The frauds were effected by the manip
ulation of checks and by. making false en
tries in the books, somewhat similar to
those of the Liverpool bank case. It has
been discovered, however, that Jellinek
has $250,000 to his credit with various
v ienna firms, in addition to investments
of upward of $300,000 in industrial enter
prises. ¦ . "
VIENNA, Sept. 19.— A further examina
tion of the books of the Vienna Leader
Banwisch shows that the embezzlements
of Edwin Jellinek, an officer of the cash
ier's department, who died yesterday, are
about $1,150,000.
Vienna Bank iSmbezzle
ment Becomes More
v . • < Sensational.
THEFTS EXCEED
MILLION MARK
MORGAN'S PLAN
THE BIG PUZZLE
She was a painter of no mean ability,
was fond of music and reading— though
mainly of light literature— and kept up
with the current English, German and
French novels. She was the author of
the opera called "Wanda,' ou fa -Puissance
de 1' Amour." \
.The* Queen was: very .fond of. horses
and was a familiar figure to her people
mounted on her favorite steed, galloping
along the suburban roads, attended by a
groom, or driving in her pony cart with
some female relative or attendant
In addition to .her grief at the loss of
her son she had the further burden In
her life of the indifference of her hus
band for her society and, his attentions
to other women.. This caused much sym
pathy for— her and added to his unpopu
larity with his people generally. .
* The Queen was • one of the very few
people who could exercise any influence
over her demented sister-in-law, Carlotta
to whom her kindness and devotion were
most marked.
Queen Marie Henriette was the daugh
ter of the late Archduke Joseph of Aus
tria and was born in Vienna, August 23,
1836, 'which made her just one year
younger than her husband, to whom she
was married August 22, 1853, about six
years before his accession to the throne.
Three children, two daughters and one
son, resulted from this marriage.
The. son the Duke of Brabant, died In
January, 1869, when he was ten years of
age. His loss was a great grief to his
parents, especially his mother, who sor
rowed for him to the day of her own
death, shunning society and court func
tions and giving her time to charity, her
horses. and her favorite arts. ¦ •
WIFE OF KING LEOPOLD, WHO
DIED SUDDENLY WHILE SHE
WAS" DINING.
The police say they have learned that on
Thursday morning: Young returned to the
house about 7 o'clock and that he was
seen carrying the same trunk he had
taken away the night before. This time
he had the trunk on his shoulder and
was carrying it -up the stairway into the
flat. In the evening between 7 and 8
o'clock Ycunjr. it is said, took the same
trunk from the house to the office of the
Wells-Fargro Express Company on Sixth,
avenue, near Fifty-ninth street. There he
asked that it be shipped to Philadelphia.
He was told that the company did* not
ship to that point, the police say, and he
then said that it would do just as well if
ft was shipped to Chicago. The trunk was
accepted and was shipped to that point.
The Chicago police have been notified and
will watch for Us appearance.
- After they had gathered this informa
tion the police opened the door leading to
the flat, which they found in great con
fusion. There was every evidence of a
struggle on the part of the occupants. In
the small bedroom thev found a single
bed, the sheet of which was spotted with
btood. and other stains were fpund on a
cupboard. Among a number of bottles
stood a tiny vial half filled with hydrate
of chloral. In the room were found one or
two articles of woman's clothing, but
they bore no stains.
Young was seen about 9 o'clock Wednes
day evening, when he appeared in the
street in front of the house and asked
Alfred Dabney, a lad about 16 years of
age. to go into the house and help him
carry out a trunk. The boy says he as
sented and helped Young carry down a
heavy trunk, which Young said was full
of books. In front of the house was a
horse attached to a light buggy, in which
the trunk was placed. Young got in, ac
cording- to Dabney, and drove rapidly
down Sixth avenue.
Late to-night the police gave out the
etory cf the murder and the history of
Young. f
The keeper of the bridge over which he
must have driven to reach the canal saw
a buggy answering the description of that
hired at the stable in Hoboken crossing
the bridge between 11 and 12 o'clock on
Wednesday night. He could get only a
glimpse of the driver, but he says that a
trunk was tied on behind the vehicle.
The theory is borne out by facts now
known concerning the woman's life. It has
developed that this life was not a good
one, a fact not denied by her husband.
It Is now reasonably certain that the
murderer kept the body in his rooms un
til Wednesday night when he hired the
horse and buggy in Hoboken and re
turning to New York drove to the Morris
Canal, where he threw his victim's bdy
into the water.
The murdered woman's husband says he
saw her last on Tuesday night when she
left their apartment for the purpose of
purchasing some rolls and fruit. She did
not return, and the theory is that she
met her murderer, went with him to his
apartments and that then as the result of
a quarrel he killed her.
Young has not been arrested and is be
lieved to have lied from the city. He is #
said to have shipped a trunk to Chicago*
last, night. He formerly worked for tne
Hoboken Crusader and the police found
his picture taken with a group of em
ployes. The apartment in which the
murdered woman's clothing was found is
situated within a stone's throw of some
of the- most splendid apartment, houses
in the vicinity of Central Park South*.
- The first important evidence developed
early. It was the identification of the
hitching strap and the weight used as a
tinker for the body by a livery stable
keeper in Hobokea. These, he said, were
placed by him :n a buggy at the special
request of a man who hired the vehicle
from him on Wednesday night and whose
photograph he has identified. The horse
and buggy were returned the following
morning by the same man.
This announcement was made late to
night by Captain Titus of the detective
bureau who connects directly with the
murder a man named Hooper Young, who
has recently been employed in a cheap
restaurant. Titus has learned that the
woman's body was kept for some time
under the sink in the kitchen of the flat
in. which ehe was killed.
NEW YORK, Sept. 19.— The mystery of
the murder of Mrs. Annie Pulitzer, whose
nude body was found in the Morris Canal,
near Jersey City, has been cleared up by
the discovery that the woman was killed
in a flat at 103 West Fifty -eighth -street,
where her clothing was found to-night.
Body Hidden^ in the Boom of Slayer
Until Opportunity Offered 1 for
Casting It Into the
Eiver.
Restaurant Employe- Is Ac
cused of Killing Annie
Pulitzer.
The work of the marines is said to have
been of great value and their efficiency
is said to have been greatly Increased by
their stay on shore. The army officer
¦who acted as observer on board the Ala
bama expressed himself as being, very
much impressed by the efficient manner
in which the men were handled in the
advance as skirmishers and the' way they
conducted themselves under cover, keep
ing behind stone walls and other natural
objects. The admiral states that he will
In due course submit separate reports on
the eleven features. of the maneuvers un
dertaken by the fleet.
The naval militia in the squadron was from
Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York and
rendered good service and no doubt gained
valuable knowledge of naval methods ¦. ittid
work. To Lieutenant Commander Craven, in
command of the Aileen, I am indebted for his
£.ble and Intelligent management of that ves
rel.
To those officers not in the Spanish war the
experience of keeping position and cruising at
right without lights has been invaluable and
lias educated them to war conditions, and it Is
for this purpose, in my opinion, that these
exercises should be continued each year.
One point in regard to searchlights estab
lished was that if all other aids to navigation
have been distinguished we have in the search
lights of the enemy a sufficient, guide for an
approach to his position. ; /¦ ¦.
Much valuable knowledge in regard to
searchlights has been obtained during these
operations and the general opinion seems to
be that they are not bo effective as has been
pupposed. In approaching positions at night
the searchlights would flash very often upon
the ship, lighting up smokestacks and hull so
that large print could easily be read, and
every one BUpposed the ships had been discov
ered, but the searchlights woild turn away
»nd evidently the observers had not seen the
vessels. In rainy or misty weather the value
of searchlights Is, I think, decreased from 25
to 50 per cent. I had, unfortunately, no op
portunity to test the value of fog for running
past batteries. I ¦wa.e, therefore, obliged in
running past Fishers Island and into Newport
to select clear nights, "army nights," where
«-very chance was with the enemy, and I had
little hope of a successful issue, but as my
guiding motive was to help the army test their
equipment rather than to gain points, I did not
l.csitate to take the losing tide.
The whole and only intention ifras to de
velop, if possible, any weak potnts in the line
of defense established by the army, but
whether we have done so or not remains to be
decided by the board of arbitration. The work
has been arduous and trying, including much
night navigation, and I cannot epeak toj highly
3f the way in which it has been carried out by
the officers and men of the squadron.
The admiral comments interestingly
upon some of the lessons to be learned
from the maneuvers. For instance, he
says:
Great credit Is awarded to. Captain Lyon
of the Olympia for his cable cutting off
land and no Captain Brownson of the Ala
bama and Captain Manney of the Massa
chusetts for their able work. In fact,
nearly all the squadron officers receive
their share of praise in the admiral's re
port, wherein is noticed the particular
service which each rendered. Touching
the operations themselves Admiral Hig
ginson says:
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19.— In~ his report
to the Secretary of the Navy upon the
combined operations between the army
and navy, Admiral Higginson is . most
generous in his distribution 5^ praise
among the officers of the squadron and
especially does he commend Rear Ad
miral Coghlan for his very able assist
ance. His leading the squadron into New
port at night through blinding search
lights, smoke and against a strong cur
rent is pronounced to have been a bril
liant piece of navigation requiring : a
steady and undaunted nerve. .
Praise Is Generously # Stiow
ered on All the Sea
Fighters. . .
Mystery That Surround
ed Eastern Crime
Unveiled.
The demonstrations which had been ar
ranged in honor of the .visit to this city
to-morrow of the Boerj generals— Bothji,
Dewet and Delarey— have been postponed
and all the festivities planned for the oc
casion have been, abandoned because of
the death of the Queen. -
"The Queen and mother, k Marie Heri
riette, had. been cruelly tried. In 1869 the
death of her son; the iDuke -.«of" Brabant,
at the age of 10 years, caused her grief
beyond measure. Later, fresh alarms and
keen sorrows wrung the mother's heart
when tragic : events shattered the happi
ness of the Princess Stephani. her daugh
ter. Tne death of Prince Baldwin, son of
the Count of Flanders, brother of King
Leopold, was another cruel blow to her
Majesty, and the fire at Laeken Castle,
in which a number of treasured relics
were destroyed, brought her a 'further
sorrow. The Queen sought, If not to for
get, at least to Jessen her sorrow by de
voting all her energies to works of char
ity. Her attitude In the face of misfor
tune was always calm and resolute."
People crowded the city streets, where
extra editions of the newspapers contain
ing Ions obituary notices of the Queen,
were bought eagerly. La Reforme sums
up the sorrowful life of her Majesty as
follows: . . ¦.._." • :
At the Royal Opera-house, where
"Hamlet" was being played, the Ghost
was just about to make ,his entrance
when the manager of the theater read to
the audience a telegram announcing the
death of her Majesty. The performance
was discontinued.
King Leopold had 4ef t Bagneres de Lu
chon. Prance, for Spa and other members
of the royal family have. been telegraphed
for. M. de Smit de Nayer, the Belgian
Premier,' will arrive here "to-morrow.
BRUSSELS, Sept. 39.— The news of the
death of the Queen of the Belgians " to
day came as ji great surprise, especially
in view of thp reassuring reports which
were circulated this morning and which
made the announcement of this evening
still more of a shock.
As soon as the news of the Queen's
death became known .- a large crowd
gathered outside the palace.
SPA, Belgium, Sept. 19.— Marie Hen
rlette. Queen of Belgium, died sud
denly here to-day at 7:50 o'clock.
Neither her husband, members
of her family, nor .her Majesty's
doctor were present at the time of her
death. She was seated at a table eating
a light dinner when she -was -seized -with
an attack of syncope. Dr. Gulllame, who
in the course of the day had remarked
upon certain disquieting symptoms in the
Queen's condition, was summoned im
mediately, but her Majesty was dead be
fore he arrived. , Two members of her
suite were with the Queen during her
last moments. ..•".. ' ...... ¦
Higginson Reports Upon
the Recent Game
«of War.
POLICE GAIN
GRIM FACTS
OF MURDER
ADMIRAL LAUDS
THE NAVAL MEN
v THE SAN FKANCISCO CALL,,- SATUEDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1902.
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Feeling
In the loine. ¦•}-* i I
Nervousness, unrefreshing sleep, de-
spondency. - . . , . , . .
It is time you were doing something.
The kidneys Trere anciently called the
reins-7-ln your case they are holding the
reins and driving you into serious trouble.
Hood's SarsapariUa
Acts with the most direct, beneficial ef-;
feet on the kidneys. It contains the best
and safest substances for correcting and
tcnlns these organs. ¦
cc I want some more." *
l|a What did you have for breakfast Kg
»|Jl this morning? Do you feel right after ' ' EB

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