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NORWICH, CONN., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1911 PRICE TWO CENTS The Bulletin's Circulation in Norwich is Double That of 'Any Other Paper, and Its. Total Circulation is the Largest in Connecticut in Proportion to the City's xPopulatio BODY OF MISS LINNELL EXHUMED 4 f Cabled Paragraphs Three Straight For Athletics A Deep Mystery At Indianapolis Condensed Telegrams REBELS CAPTURE TWO MORE TOWNS Christiania, Norway, Oct. 24 It was The Moroccan Affair is to be closed this week. - announced today that Andrew Car negie had given $120,000 for the es tablishment of a Norwegian hero fund. Uncertainty as to Exact Manner of Her Sian, a Government Stronghold, Now in Hands of the Revolutionists ' ' There Was a Lively Debate in the German reichstag on the high cost of living. -- . All Grades of Refined Sugar were re duced five cents a hundred pounds yesterday. London, Oct. 24. Alfred Peter Hil lier, unionist member of parliament in the north division of Hertfordshire, committed suicide by cutting his throat today. . ' Death Said to be the Reason MATHEWSON AGAIN CLOUTED ' ALL OVER FIELD. ; DR. KNABE FOUNp WITH HER HEAD ALMOST SEVERED. FIVE MEDICAL EXPERTS EMPLOYED WiU Arsist Prosecution in Preparation of Its Case Dis trict Attorney Certa n That Cyanide of Potassium Was Us;d Richeson Asks His Congregation to Ex tend Its Consichraton Until Grand Jury Meets. Boston. Oct. 24 Removed from the rrave in th cemetery at Hyaums. the b'tdy of Miss Avis Linnell, the 19 year o:d music student for whose death by loieoninn Rev. C. V. T. Richeson of Cambridge is under arrest at the Charles street jail, was brought back to .boston tonight by order of Dis Irict Attorney Joseph C. Pelletier. Un certainty on the part of the prosecu tion as to the exact manner in which Ui young girl met her death is re ported, unofficially, to be the reason for the sudden move, and (he an nouncement by the district attorney's efBVe that the government had enlist ed the services for professional ad- ice and assistance of rive medio-leral experts gave some strength to this report. To Search Girl's BLathrobe. Incidental to the examination of the tody, the officials will also make a careful search of Miss Linnell's bath robe, which was buried In the casket with the body, for anything which might have been used as a receptacle lor tne fatal powder. Such a contain er has not yet been found and the fact has bothered the investigating of ficers, as it leaves a noticeable gap In their chafh of evidence. Certain That Cyanide Was Used. No definite statement as to just what la expected to be accomplished by the re-examination of the body cam'e from the district attorney s office tonight, beyond the declaration that the bath robe must be looked over again on the possibility that it might contain some thing overlooked in the first examin ation. The district attorney scouted tumors to the effect that a question exists as to the nature of the poison. "We are certain that cyanide of potassium was the poison used," he SJiti. Examination This Morning. Notwithstanding this declaration by the district attorney, the defence be lieved thnt the body will he brought tack to tt" ity for ome other pur pose than the u,re examination of a &rment Whatever the explanation of the move, It is understood that the examination of the body willjj?. made t six o'clock tomorrow morning at the City hospital morgue".' It is prob- ; t ie the defence will not be represent ed, those present including only the expert called in by District Attorney IViletier. Defence Wants to be Represented,, Attorney Philip K. Dtmbar of coun sel for Mr. Richeson, petitioned the court this aiternoon for permission to li'Va experts for the dt-i'enoe present . the time This move was opposed tv the government and the court de a ded to delay a decision on the mat ter until tomorrow morning. Court v i!l open too late to allow any repre sentation by the defence at the exam ination planned for the early morn- Msdical Experts Engaged. The experts enlisted '.jv the govern -mnt to ad-vise in the preparation of lis case, whii.il will be nrcsrntcd at a ;-e.-Ul session of the Suffolk 'ounty p-anJ jury called to meet on Thurs day, are: Dr. Timothy Leary, medi e:i' examiner for Suffolk county unil X'of.-s3or of pathology and leal medi- nc at Tt'fts Medical school: Dr. V. i"iam P. V.'hitney, medico-legal ex JAMES R. KEEN E PACK IN NEW YORK. Arrived Frcm Trip Abroad Looking Pale and Weak. New York. Oct. 4 James R. Kcenc. the linaiu-it-r and horseman, returned tu New York today on the Kaiser Wil liam II afu-r an abscence ot eleven rtior.ihs al.ro.ui. seven of which were ;.-nt in a lmsiutal- Mr. Keci.e was liHikiitg im'.f and weak. 1" you hail a wound in your side that had nut healed. I don't think you would feci much li'.;e talking'." he t.-id the np.rters. 'Besides, you know I ?s in a hospital for seven ri'onths and ai not familiar with what las been going on. Rai-in.af? Why, J have not seen a rare Fince bi-fore leaving here eleven months ago. I was never well enough to go to a race T iiile abroad." ALASKA COAL LAND CASE IN SUPREME COURT. Two Men Charged With Conspiracy To Defraud Government. Washington. Oct. 24 The supreme court of the I'nited Slates today he fan consideration of the f-imous Alas- an coal land case, in which Charles l-'.Munday and Archie W. Shiels were inuicted for conspiracy to defraud the rovernment out of Alas-Van coal lands -ttmated to -e worth tlC.CdO.Ocn. To morrow virtually will be devoted by the fourt to the intricate problems lr."-Ked in the case. T po'nt t- be decided Is whether the I'nited States circuit court for Western Washington was correct in f ij.-r-5-f.r th indictments against Munday and Shiels. KIM MEL" SAID TO BE "TURKEY" WHITE. Ptailroad Men Claim Acquaintance With Mysterious Man. Xiles. Mich.. Oct. 24 The man who has posed as Georjce A. Kimmell was fee la red here today by two men who d worked with him for two years to ton A. H. White, alias "Ttfrkey" White. lormriy h condiu-ti-r f n 'he S'. ljnis and Pnn Fiancitfco rsITw.iy. The men trc i-iruce ? . m r. :-r tv. j-.rrU. -t. t : ec'.:-li-r. m.: ." w. Curt. ! m rliic r on the Frisco lire. "Kim .'ie :.' as he tAli. .1 Ii nis. :(. was le-t-uUUtod Uy Mrs. Klnn-;i o this place 'ho rvfus -s to telinow I i'.-?e him as feer on. Mexican Town- Almost DsstroyeO. Mexico City, Oct. 24. The town of MHpa Atla. within thirty miles of the capital, was almost destroyed - last night lv lire and dynamite by Zapa tlKf. v.t- fov.l-X today. H appear, ji fir-ian battle with federal troops, fttj2 for ar thm fw Vpux& &er pert chemist of Harvard Medical school; Dr. Charles Sedgwick Minot, professor of embryology at Harvard Medical school; Dr. Alfred W. Balch, professor of chemical pathology at Tufts Medical school, and Dr. R. L. Emerson, chemist and author of a book on legal medicine. Stomach Under Analysis. Dr. Leary has had charge of the" matter since the discovery of the body in his capacity of medical examiner. Dr. Whitney has been at work -for nearly a week on the stomach and other organs of the dead girl, prepar ing an analysis of their contents for piesentation in court. Richeson to His Parishioners. Without expressing a word as to his innocence or gkilt, asking only that the question as to his resignation, as pastor be held in abeyance, Mr. Rich eson today addressed from hie cell in Charles street jail,' a letter to his congregation at the Immanuel Baptist church, Cambridge. The letter which was sent In care of Charles F. Cum mings, one of his parishioners, fol lows: - "To The Immanuel Eaptist Church, Cambridge. "Dear Brethren: "I appreciate the position In which the church is now placed, tout I ask its consideration until after the preliminary hearing, or if the grand jury previously meets, then until that time. "Most Fraternally. "CLARENCE V. T. RICHESON, "Boston, Oct. 24. 1911." Church Meeting Friday Night. The next regular meeting of the church will come on Friday night, the day after the grand-- jury is expected to begin its deliberations. The let- tei probably will be read at that time, and It is probable that the grand Jury may- have then reached a find ing that the church will be able to act on its report. The fact that Mr. Richeson asked consideration only un til after the grand jury meets was tak en toy his friends tonight as strong indication' of iijS hope that the. goverd- ment will fail tff make out a case against him. . - Counsel and Richeson Confer. The prisoner was In conference with his counsel most of the day,. Mr. Dun bar being seated Just outside the cell dcor and there going over the case, preparing outlines for the early cam paign of defence. It was with the ad vice of counsel that the pastor wrote, the letter to his church. Richeson's Father Did Not Visit Prison. The expectation that the accused clergyman Tvould be visited by his father. Colonel Thomas Varland Rich eson, of Amherst, Va., was not real ized today. The aged confederate veteran declaring firm belief in the innocence of his son, arrived in Bos ton this forenoon - from his Virginia home. Later in the day he, met his daughter. Miss Russell Richeson. of Saranac, N. Y., who has been here since Saturday night. Miss Riche son had a brief interview with her brother at the prison today: and it is believed told him of the coming of their father. Colonel Richeson prob ably will visit his son tomorrow. FIFTEEN BATTLESHIPS IN THE HUDSON RIVER. Naval Craft There Will Number 102 by Next Monday. New York. Oct. 24. Fifteen 'battle ships dropped anchor in the Hudson river late today, forming the. vanguard of the greatest fleet of warships ever assembled under the Stars and Stripes. By Monday the fleet will include 102 United States warships of all classes, representing; a displacement of over half a million tons. It will be review ed by the secretary ofthe navy, George von L; Meyer, Nov. 1. Scarcely had the warships thrown out their mudhooks when bluejackets began tumbling ashore, each with a full month's pay. Among the first ashore today were the football men on the Connecticut, who indulged in practice scrimmages on the pavements on the foot of Sev-enty-n'nth street, in preparation for the game with, the New Hampshires. TRIAL OF THE ALLEGED "WHITE SLAVERS" DELAYED. Duo to Inability to Get an Unprsjudio ed Jury. New York. Oct. 24. Inability to get an unprejudiced jury resulted today in the delay of the trial of three persons charged with violating the "white slave' amendment to the Interstate commerce law. The two women in the 'asc, Lena Cohen of New York and Jennie Luret'a of Bridgeport, Conn, already pleaded sullty to one indict ment, but were put on trial with the Cohen woman's husband, Morris, on a second indictment charging all three with conspiracy. A whole panel of talesmen and part of another were exhausted 'because no man could -be found who would say that ho would not be prejudiced by the women's plea of guilty. The task ot filling the jury box had to be post poned until tomorrow. EARMUFFS CAUSED HIS DEATH. Man Killed by Train Ha Could Not Hear, Near Chjcago. Chi'yisro, Oct. 24. Cold weather claimed its first victim near here to day. Joseph Karanski was killed by an Erie train at Highland, Ind., be cause earmuTs prevented his hearing the roar of the train. Neckwear Worker! on. Strike. New York, Oct. 24 At the Neckwear Makers' union headquarters here to day it was declared that 7,000 work ers, a majority women, in some 200 neckwear factories , !n Greater New York, had obeyed a strike order Issued yestordav. They demand a wage min imum of $17 a week, a nine and ono half workday, abolition af child labor $aAB 14 sjSBfib Aberdeen .Scotland, Oct. 24 Andrew Carnegie and Horatio W. Bottomley, M.P., for Hackney, were today nomi nated for the lord rectorship of the university of Aberdeen. The election will be held on Saturday? Berlin, Oct. 24 The Prussian sil ver cross lor merit for women and maidens has been bestowed upon Mrs. Anna Woerishoffer of New York in recognition of her distinguished serv ices In the field of social 'betterment. Tokio, Oct. 24. Gen. Count Oku, chief of the general staff, and one of the four Japanese commanders of the land forces, who accomplished notable achievements during the Russo- Japa nese war, was promoted today to the rank of field marshal. Panama, Oct.. 24. Dr. Kivas "Vas quez, who was a member of the de posed Castro government, says that he has obtained two million dollars in the United States for the purpose of furthering a revolution against President Gomez in Venezuela, London, Oat. 24. The body of Her bert G. Squires, former American min ister to Cuba, and Panama, who died here last Thursday, was . taken to Southampton today on the Squires yacht. The family will accompany the body to New York, sailing tomor row on the Kronprinz Wilhelm. TWO CADETS HAZED FOR GIRLS' ENTERTAINMENT. Sunday Incident at Naval Academy to Be Investigated. 7 Annapolis, Md., Oct. 24. A board of investigation was today appointed by the naval academy authorities to sift the reported hazing last Sunday of a fourth class man by a member of the second class for the entertainment of two girls who were in the upper class men's company at the time. Acording to the stories of the alleg ed hazing, two fourth class -men were made to go through a number of phys ical exercises and stunts by a second class man who was showing' two girl friends through Bancroft Hall, the midshipmen's dormitory, on Sunday afternoon. - Academy officials yesterday ' denied all knowledge of the affair and It Is un derstood' that today's action " in ap pointing an investigating- board ' was taken after the newspaper account ot the matter had been circulated; WOMAN SUFFRAGISTS END THEIR CONVENTION, New York Retained as National Head- quarters of Association. v i';. Louisville, Ky., Oct. 24. Several hun dred women, each of them, if possible, more militant and more enthusiastic as a suffragist than when she came to Louisville last Friday for the forty third annual convention of the Na tional American Woman Suffrage as sociation, completed the work of the convention here "tonight. New York as the seat of the national headquarters was retained by prac tically a unanimous Vote; an import ant resolution pledging the association to certain progressive movements was approved, and something1 over 512,000 was subscribed for the work of the association. In addition to reports of progress in numerous states other en couraging remarks were heard. Mrs. T. P. O'Connor and Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, notable English suffrag ettes, addressed the delegates. " At intervals during the convention Dr. Shaw gave excerpts of what was to have been her annual address. She completed the report today. Mrs. O'Connor had the platform alone this afternoon, tout tonight Mrs. Pankhurst shared honors with Mrs. Desha Breckenridge of Lexington, Ky. OBITUARY. , - Ida Lewis Wilson. tCewport, R. I., Oct 24. Death to night claimed Ida Lewis Wilson, keep er of Lime Rock light for more than half a century, heroiine.of numerous thrilling rescues, and frequently al luded to as the "Grace Darling of America." Mrs. Wilson, for her full name was Mrs. Ida Lewis Wilson, was stricken with . apoplexy -while at her post of duty on Friday night, and was found unconscious by her brother, who lived with her, Saturday morning. From that moment to the moment of her death she never regained conscious ness. I For some years it had been the cus tom of 'Mrs. Wilson to rise before her brother and awaken him.' Saturday morning she failed to call him,, -and when he awoke he found her stretched out on the floor of her apartment. In orde to get a (physician it tos necessary for Lewis to row to the mainland, for Lime Rock has no tele phonic communication. When the phy sician arrived he found the patient in such ai weakened condition that he held out no hope for her recovery. During the three days that the fam ous life saver lay at the point of death letters and telegrams of sympathy have poured in, and so many flowers have been received that it was not possible I to transport all t the lighthouse. Colonel William H. Coffin, command ant of the Narragansett defense dis trict, .announced tonight that he had received instructions from the war de partment to suspend tarset practice at Forts Adams and Wetherill during the illness of Ida Lewis. The instructions came too late, however, for the" wom an was dead when Colonel Coffin an nounced receipt. During the past few days the continued booming of the guns disturbed the patient consider baly and jarred the lighthouse, with the result that (last night the matter was taken up with the Washington of ficials. - ' ... Ida Lewis was the only woman to be officially appointed to the charge of an American lighthouse. As the keepei of Lime Rock light, in Newport har bor, for more than half a century, she had saved 18 lives, some of them at great personal risk. Her deeds of dar ing carried her fame throughout the world, and she received many honors, including1 medals, a life pensian and the thanks of congress. lAmerican Woman Weds Count. Paris' Oct 24. The marriage of Count Erwin von Sohonborn-Bucheim and Mrs. Dandridge Spottswood of New York, took, place today in lha Church of St Honore d'EylsJu. The witnesses for the jrroom - wore Count Charles Schanborn-Buahim and Prince Emil von Fuerststoburg and Rear Ad miral William T. Sinburn, U. S. N., retired. and Major T. , Bentley Mott, the Anrica mMitanr atievhe, for Co taii . . - , TWO ' DOUBLES BY MURPHY Norwich Player's Hit Started Run Getting for Philadelphia Snodgrass Greeted With Hisses and Hoots. Philadelphia, Oct. 24 Hitting the great Mathewson to all corners of the field, the Philadelphia Athletics de feated the New York Giants at Shiibe park this afternoon for the third suc cessive time, by the score of 4 to 2, 'the American League champions now ne;a but a single game to again give them, the world's baseball honors of the second year in succession. - The victorious team not only outt:atted the champions of the National league, tout also outfielded them and showed more alertness on the bases, A Finely Played Gams. It was a finely played game, sen-(- sational in spots, and gave the home crowd plenty of opportunity to cheer. Xew York got the inron in the frst inning, hut the Athletics came from behind, passed them in a fierce on slaught in the fourth inning and were never again headed. Nearly 25,000 persons witnessed the contest Mathewson Forced to Retire. Mathewson, the mainstay of the Giants,, was fairly crushed under the fusillade of hits and at the end of the seventh inning he retired in favor of Wiltse. T6e latter pitched tout one inning against the - heavy hitting Philadelphia team and escaped with one two base hit out c four men up. Ten hits for a total of sixteen bases were made off Mathewson in six in nings. In .the seventh inning lie gave his only base on balls to Baker. First Inning Bender's Only Bad One. "ChiefBeader, the Athletics sterl ing pitcher, while he did not equal the wonderful game he twirled against New York on the opening- day of the series, was never in trouble except in the first inning". New York got but seven hits off him, only two-f them coming in one inning. He struck oiit four men and gave two toases on halls. In the -opening round the top of the New York batting' list Jumped on the Chippewa in a manner that made the timid ones fear that all was lost The great Indian settled down, however, after New York had scored two runs on a single by ' Devore. a triple by Doyle and a sacrifice bv Snod grass, and had New York at nls mercy practically all the way. '-,-?;'-: Barry Sttrs the Bat. j' ' Barry, the 'brflliant shortstop of the Athletics, was the star at the 'bat In four times to the: plate he ripped out a single and two - doubles, tout none of his: hits figured in the scoring. Murphy Sets Crowd Wild With Cheer ing. ' - The sensational Baker came to time with a pair of two toase hits out of three times up and Murphy toroke loose for the first time in the series and laoed out two doubles that set the oroivd wild with cheering. - Capt. Davis, substituting; for tho injured Mclnnes, also was in the thick of the battl5, pounding out a two base hit in the bigr fourth inning' "when tha Athletics passed New York by scoring three runs. Greatest Hitting of Series. - It was in this inning- that the great est exhibition of hittins- yet seen in the present world's series took place. The only men on the Philadelphia team that did not gret into the hit column were Oldrlng, Thomas and Bender. Oldring and Thomas, .how ever, each had a sacrifice. Bender hit the ball to tha infield In each of his four trips to the plate, tut made no attempt in any case to heat the ball to first. -A Triple by Doyle. For -New York, Devore, Doyle, and Fletcher showed best at the plate. Devore got two singles in four times up, Doyle smashed a triple in three times at bat and Fletcher had a pret ty pair of singles, tout only Devore's hit and Doyle's three 'base drive fig ured in New York's scoring'. Giants Started Like Winners. New York s'arted out like a winner in tb first inning. Devore reached first on an infield tap and came all way home on Doyle's triple to right center. The New York second toase man probatoly would have gotten only a single on his hit had not Old-ring- slipped in the .soft turf of the outfield, the ball eluding him, long enough to permit Doyle to pull up at third. Snodgrass brought Doyle home with a long 1y to Lord. This was the end of New York's scoring. Murphy Bats in First Run. j The two run lead looked big to the ! Athletic partisans,- but the fighting Athletics kept pegging' away at Math ewson. There were chances to score in the seeond and third innings, but it j was not until the fourth that the j American Leaguer's showed their real batting strength. Baker, who , struck out the first time up, caught one of Mathftwson's oustide curves and drove it to left center for two bases, imuch to the delight of, the crowd. Murphy smashed a two bagger to left, sending Baker across the plate and Davis brought the spectators to their feet by driving- a don,ble to right field, sending home Murphy with " the tieinsr run. Davis moved up to third on Barry's ""tT.nii 'rnn limie on Thomas' sacri fice fly to Murray. - Collins' Great Sprint. In the fifth Inning Collins singled to 1 rig-hit field and came all the way home on Baker's two base hit to right cent er. It was a great exhibition of run ning and Collins' head-work coupled 1 with his flatness won him a roun'; of cheers. This gave the Athletics their fourth .-and final run. . In the four games so far played neither Murray of New York, nor Thomas of Philadelphia has made a hit. Gored Support by Both Teams. Aside from the exceptional exhib ition of hitting the game was - re plete wi'h brilliant fielding, both pitch ers being backed up in fine style. Herzos? and Fletcher for-the Giants and Collins, Barry and Baker for the Athletics, put up a dashing game. Baker had a throw that was a little wide charged against him and Fletch er fumbled a grounder in his hurry to scoop : it up and shoot it to Merkle. Captain Davis and Merkle also field ed their positions 'brilliantly. No at tehrpt was mad by either team to steal bases. Meyers- ' tried to sro from second to tlirI on a short pass ed ball but was out n a good throw fry Thomas. Once Murphy . was- on JANITOR HELD AS SUSPECT Finally Released as Police Could Find No Warrant for Holding Him No Sign of Struggle and No Weapon '-- Indianapolis, Oct. 24 How Dr. Hel ene Knabe, former state bacteriolo gist, who was found in bed today with her head almost severed by the slash of a knif e, came to her death, remained tonight a mystery to the police. Janitor Detained and Released.: - J eff erson Haynes," a negro janitor of the apartment house where Dr. Knabe lived, was detained on suspicion that he knew something of the circum stance of her death, tout was re leased tonight after he had withstood attempts to draw incriminating in formation from him. Suicide Impossible, Say Police. The, theory of suicide, put aside earl ier in the day, was revived tonight but the police declare that the evi den.ee tended to indicate murder. The knife with which Dr. Knabe was kill ed has not been found and the coroner, and the police were of the opinion that if she herself gashed her throat she would not have strength enough care fully tOkJmve hid the knife and then re turn to her bed. - ' Was a 'Powerful Blow. Neither were there any bloodstains on the floor of her bedroom. The blow dealt was a powerful "ne, for the knife plassed through the muscular tissue and was only stopped by the upper vertabrae. On one of Dr. Knabe's arms was a, slight wound and blood was smeared on her left leg. Janitor Heard Screams.' Haynes, the - janitor, told the police that he went to bed, in the basement of the apartment house at 11 o'clock last night Dr. Knabe's apartment was just ' above, on the firsto, floor of the building. He was awakened in the night, he said, by three screams, ap parently . in Dr. Knabe's flat, tout he slipped off to sleep again without in- Lvestigating. Heard Footsteps Above Him. At five o'clock this morning, he continued, he heard footsteps in the room above him. Dr. Knabe's flat has windows on two streets- Several of them were open last night - There is but one door-and it leads into the front hall. In the kitchen is a dumb waiter with a shaft large enough to permit of a man climbing into the kitchen by means of a ladder. This shaft opens at the bottom into the base ment near the room of Haynes. . Others- Heard No Noise. His daughter slept in " a. room next to his housekeeper in a nearby room. Tha women said they heard no noise overhead last night. The family liv ing in the apartment above Dr. Knabe's also said they heard neither screams nor any other sound from Dr. Knabe's rooms. No Signs of Struggle. Dr. Knabe's assistant found her dead this morning. The police were un able to discover that there had been a violent struggle in any of the rooms or that they had been robbed. . Dr. Knabe was 35 years old and of strikingly-attractive appearance. She had never been married. She-was born in Germany. HORACE GREELEY'S GRANDDAUGHTERS SUE Claim Their Mother's Half of Editor's Estate Was Sold Illegally. . White Plains, N. Y., Oct 24. A law suit over the -disposition of a portion of the estate of Horace Greeley brought many old-time friends of the famous editor and his family to the supreme court here today. Mrs. Nix ola Greeley-Smith Ford, a newspaper writer, and her sister, Miss Ida Gree ley Smith, the plaintiffs, charge that their mother's half of the estate was sold Illegally for 10)DO in 18S3 to Mrs. Gabrille Greeley Clendennin, their aunt, who, with her husband, is a defendant to the action. The plain tiffs, who are granddaughters of Hor ace Greeley, also allege hat they have failed to receive their interest in the estatu and ask. for two-thirds of their mother's one-half of the estate. .They effer to return the $10,008 With !.i -terest to Mrs. Clendennin. Two witnesses who were examined today testified that, In their opinion, the consideration of $10,000 wa's inad equate. LABERGE ARRESTED FOR SLANDER AND LIBEL Trou&les of Credit Fancier Canadien Reach a Crisis. Providence, R. I., Oct. 24. The con test between President Joseph Broehu of the Credit Fontner Canadien and Arthur Laberge of Montreal, a direc tor and former vice president, for the control of the corporation, which does a' real "estate and lumber business in Canada and New England resulted in the arrest of Laberge today in a $10, 000 slander and libel suit brought by Rrochu. The arrest was made just as Laberge was leaving the superior court room cfter the court had decided to grant an injuction restraining La-. ber.ee from calling a special meeting of the stockholders at which lie pro posed to . oust Brochu and. reorganize the corporation with himself as pres ident. - "The corporation has about 7,000 stockholders and owns large tracts of timber land and other real estate in Quebec, New Brunswick and New England. Missing Woman's Body Found. - Concord, Mass., Oct. 24 A general search by Concord citizens for Miss Gertrude Parker, who had been miss- ing from her home since Sunday night ended this afternoon, when the young woman's hody, was. found in a mill pond nar the home - of her father, George M. Parker. Miss. Parker is be lieved to have drowned herself - while mentally deranged'. She had been in ill health recently. She was 24 -vears Old. .. - - - :- ... ... . , Drop Women Teachers For Men. " New York, Oct ' 24 A resolution introduced in the board of aldermen today provides for the replacing of scores of women- teachers in the pub lic schools with men. A preomhle to the resolution recites the bellef-fhat all boys over ten years old should be 1 ufuder the supervision of male teachers, i kit rava Jefwiad & onKnltve, The Foreign Bankers have flatly re fused to grant China's temporary loan of $3,000,000. , ( Councilman William E. Sears has de clared war oh the billboards of the city of Providence. The Greek Steamer Georjics was wrecked off the French coast and 15 of the crew of 22 were lost Secretary Stimson and Major General Wood returned from an inspection trip along the Mexican border. The Supreme Court in' order to expe dite cases awaiting action cut down the length of time allowed for arguments. A Loss of $50,000 Resulted from the burning of the plant of the Friedrichs Dyeing company at Woonsocket,. R. I., yesterday. , . Judge De Lacy Believes that the only way to cure juvenile crimes is to cor rect physical defects toy u$ing the sur geon's knife. Reformation of Auditing Methods in the postoffice department will permit it to know the exact financial status at the end of every fiscal year. ' Prospectors Returning from Port Wells, Alaska, have reported that foui new volcanos are belching masses of smoke on the Kenl peninsula. 'V Tha American Consul at Tripoli, John Q. Wood, informed the state de partment yesterday that the blockade of the port of Tripoli has been raised. Frank Hotalling, a magazine writer of New York, kaa burned to death in a fire which destroyed a rooming house in Los Angeles at which he was stay ing. Dr. George F Jelly of Boston, one of the best known alienists in the United States, .died at Wakefield, Mass., as the result of a mental break down. The Supreme Court Refused to review the conviction of Edward Enders and Henry Hinn, of Chicago, on charges ol having violated the oleomargarine laws.: ' The French Catholic Church of the Assumption at Chicopee.Mass., was de stroyed toy fire, with a loss of $30,000,' as the result of the overturning of a candle. Joseph S. Meyers, a fireman aboard the torpedo boat Tingey, .who was scalded . Sunday night when the ship was off the South Carolina coast died from his injuries yesterday. - Final Details for the Construction of a memorial at Put-in Bay to com memorate Perry's victory and the se lection of an architect to design the monument have been announced. Mary J. Kendall of Rapid City, S. Dv drew No. 1 at the opening yester day of the drawing for the 4,000 prizes in the Rosebud land allotment No. 1 is estimated to e worth $10,000. The Supreme Court declined to de cide whether tomato cans are "cylindri cal or tubular tanks or vessels." The question was answered in the negative by the United States court of customs appeals. - - Robert Mather, chairman of the board of directors of the Westinghouee Electric and Manufacturing company, and director of many railroads and banks, died at his residence in 'New York yesterday, after a short illness. Arrested for Manslaughter, Charles W. Chapman, a chauffeur employed' at a garage in Salem, Mass., was held in $2,000 bail as a result of the inquest on the death of John Gillis, an ie man, in North Beverly, on. October 6. Geoqe Brown and William Peacock of Wilmington, Del., workmen, were killed and six others were injured 3'es terday when a bridge over the Pennsyl vania railroad tracks at Sixty-fifth street and Woodland avenue collapsed. As the Services Were Public, there was a very large attendance of friends at the funeral at Rockland, Me., yes terday of Mrs. Allison MacFarland. whose death at Newark, . N. J., was caused by cyanide ofpotassium poison ing. The Supreme Court- Dismissed for want of jurisdiction the appeal from the judgment of the supreme court of Colorado, which directed the ousting from office of Elizabeth Cassidy. and the four other commissioners, in the city and oounty of Denver. Mrs. Jennie Bisordi's Fondness for birds proved expensive, as she was fin ed $380 in the Pawtucket R. I-, court for unlawfully having in her posses sion 18 little fowls of -the air. There were three bluejays, two field sparrows and 13 warblers in the lot - ' Attorney General Wickersham is preparing the brief on behalf of the government in connection with the se gregation plans proposed by the Ameri can Tobacco company, it is his inten tion to fiie the document , with the United States court at New York be fore the end of the week. The First Moy'jf the newly en franchised worney jl California asiainst licrnior tr&Wc-.i taken yesterday at the town of 'Ferris, where -suffrage leaders ser-'V out a call for all women voters register for the purpose of maki' j war on the municipal council, which Is alleged to favor saloons. With the Introduction of the testi mony of three witnesses, who gave sensational evidence, the prosecution rested in the trial of Walter - Diehl, charged with first degree murder in connection with the lynching more than a year ago of Carl Etherington, the anti-salcon detective at Newark, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Francis R. Arnold, the father and mother of Dorothy Arnold, who has been missing since December, were among the passengers arriving by the Red Star liner Vaderland. With them was Margery Arnold.their young er daughter.'. 'Mr. Arnold said that he h.ud heard nothing1 from his . missing daughter. . - Steamship Arrivals. . At' Liverpool: Oct. 24, Lusitania, from New York; Saxonia, from New York. At London: Oct. 24, Minnehaha, fiom New York. ' . : A: Copenhagen: Oct. 24, Oscar II., from Kew Yorlt, , SAILORS DESERT TO JOIN THE REBELS Area of Uprising Materially : Extended and Government Disheartened Residents of Kiu-Kiang Declare . in tt e T-fc "i t 't . i j K ravor oi xeceis royalty 01 vjarnson at j.iang-xm Doubted Rebels Make Pek'.ng,v Wednesday, . Oct 25. Two important towns, Kiu-Kiang- in- the province of Kiang-Si, ahd Sian, cap ital of Shensi province, have fallen into the hands of the revolutionists, very materially extending the area of the uprising, disheartening the gov ernment and giving new confidence to the leaders in. the movement, to es tablish a republic. Sian was regard ed as a government stronghold. Townspeople Aid Rebels. Consular reports from Kiu-Kiang say the people of that town rose the eVening of October 24, burned the taotai's yamen and declared in favor of , the rebels. The imperial troops made no serious resistance. Gerenal Yin-Tchang, who commands the gov ernment forces, -still remains at Sin-Yang-Chow. He demands reinforce ments before taking the offensive, as he has learned, according to his own report to the administration here, that the lebels are abundantly supplied with artillery and" have many adher ents. ;. : Rebels Fortify Strategical Point. A steamer from IChang. arrived at Wu-Chang yesterday, under a white flag, crowded with Chinese soldiers. Ten-Metre point, which is being for-l tmed by the rebels, is considered of the greatest strategical importance, as it commands the railway and river ap proaches of Hankow. A message from Hankow says the revolutionaries: have advanced t a point eight miles north of that city, near - to where the im perialists :in unknown numbers are entrenched in a position and protected by swamps cn both sides of the' raVl way. - Overtures to Mohammedans. - One of the latest messages from Sian says that tc rebels are making over tures : ne' Mohammedans in the province Kjnsii, which lies to the north of Sze-Chuen. The Mohammed ans have been in,open rebellion since August and the senders of the mes sage believe the two revolutionary parties will join forces. M'FARLAND REMINDED OF DR. CRIPPEN CASE. Miss Bromley's Letter to Accused Man Opened by Detectives. Newark, N. J., Oct . 24 A letter written to Allison MacFarland, charg ed vwith the murder of his wife, by Miss Florence Bromley,'- the Philadel phia girl who was formerly MaeFar lond's stenographer, made public this afternoon by Frank A. McDermit, the prisoner's counsel, contained warning from Miss Bromley -to) MacFarland which is couched . in the following terms: "Dear Mac. be careful. You know what happened to Dr. Crippen." ', The letter was intercepted by prose cutor's detectives, opened and read' be fore it was handed to MacFarland. He exhibited no emotion upon its receipt. The detectives also intercepted a let ter from MacFarland to Miss Brom ley of which Mr. McDermit says, the following is a copy: "Dear Bunny. It is a shame, since our affairs were goin-,r so sinoothly. Don't you icare. The worst is that we can only die. It was probably a mistake as my wie did not know of our affairs. She may have done it purposely.- "Mac." , A batch of letters said to have been written by Miss Bromley to the prison er were2 confiscated by detectives at the MacFarland home- -The missives, they -say, overflow with endearing epithets, of which "My dearest," "Be loved One," "My Own," were taken at random. Other extracts from Miss Bromley's letters, given out by the police, were as follows: "Wish you would hasten divorce." - "I cannot sleep but for. thinking of you."' "I will die if you don't come to rat." " "Days without you are cold and dismal." . Late this afternoon the prosecution concluded that the evidence was not in shape for submission to the" present grand jury and It will be reserved for piesentation to the grand jury that meets in November. - THRFATENED TO KILL PRESIDENT TAFT Minneapolis Man Declared Insane and Sent to Asylum. Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 24. Having repeatedly declared that he would kill President Taft upon the latter's ar rival iii Minneapolis tonight, Julius Bergenson. 52 years old, was placed in the county jail today, following an inquiry into his mental condition. De clared insane, Bergenson was , later transferred- to the state asylum at Rochester. - Before the commission it was testi fied that for a month Bergenson had been telling his friends he Intended to kill the president N. D. Bessen, a lawyer, said he had paid little atten tion to the man's-threats until today, when they were again made. ffhe attorney becoming alarmed, no tified the sheriff's office. SANTA CLAU& LETTERS WON'T BE DISTRIBUTED Will Be Returned to the Writers of Them or Destroyed. " Washington, Oct 24. The postoffice department announces that letters ad dressed "to Santa Claus" and forward ed to the dead letter office, will not be distributed to charitable organizations benevclent persons, poor children o others. Four years ago, postmasters were authorized to turn over such let ters, to charitable- persons, but be ciius? of many abuses the order has never, been renewed. Under the laws and regulations letters to Santa Claus are classed as "fictitious,"'' and return- ed to the writers or destroyed. .. . Madero's Inauguration. El Paso. Texas., Oct. 24. Telegrams froni Francisco I. Madero announce he will "be inaugurated president of Mex ico : November. h , T 'T' . Overtures to Mohammedans. Sailors Desert to Join Rebels.'.-' Kai-Feftg, . in the province; of Ho Nan, is in a serious position because the local officials have ; practically abandoned the whole place to the sol- -diers. SThere have been several clash es between so'dlers and police and there is much danger of .rioting.- Pes simistic reports are at hand from Soo chow, Tsi-Nau-Fu and other centsrs. Nhimerous sailors have deserted tha -Chinese gunboats and joined the reb els. i Loyalty of Garrison Doubted. It in officially reported that no news has been received from the Tenth di vision, which left, Chinwangtao, Chi-Li province, by steamer, October 17, for Hankow. Fears are entertained for the loyalty of the garrison at Klang Yin, a strong fort on the lower Yang tse. There is no Information here as to the whereabouts of Admiral Sah's gunboats. FORCED INTO COMMAND. . General Li Yunan Heng Thus Explains His Fealty to Rebels. .. Shanghai, Oct. 24. A Chinese official despatch from Yin-Tchang, the war minister, reports imperialist successes over the rebels October 20 and 21 at Sin Yan Chow. The despatch says the rebels had more than six hundred kill ed, while the losses of the Imperlallsta amounted to a few score. ' A long letter from General Li Yunan II.,.. . ... a .4 . : i o ., t. ...v. . i i , . i icii iv; auuiii at 'j ii, wiiuui li i u reirei leader addresses as "My Dear Master."' is published. General Li "justifies his action in joining the rebels on tha ground that when the rebellion broke" out his own troops were absent He attempted to escape, but was captured and forced to take command. Sinca then, he said, he has found all the men from the highest to the lowest of one mind, and thinks it better to belong to a united than' a disunited psjrty. REMEMBERED BY WOMAN ' HE SHOWEO A KINDNESS. Lad Who Gave Up His Berth Reoeives Legacy of $110,000. New Haven, Conn., Oct 124 The", kindness of a lad in giving up his berth in a sleeping car to an-elderly woman ' v riciin life fiiii nru ki uw rrm ti v vs r ago, has brought golden return. To day when the inventory of tha estate, of Mrs. Helen Amelia Marsh of Ham den was filed in probate court it waa learned that the residuary legatee, to the extent of $110,00, was Ernest W. Marlowe of New York city. Marlowa was -the lad who gave up his berth fifteen years ago and Mrs. Marsh was the passenger, and the train wa a night one running from New Yorl t Washington. ' . i Tha lad and tha woman were Strang- ers. The latter was attracted to tha former and having no near relatives she made him her protege, accordinr to the evidence in the probata eowi providing for his education and send ing him to Harvard college and Har vard Law school. The estate in ventories at $114,333. of which $1,000 each is to go to the board of com missioners of foreign missions; the Home Missionary society, and the students aid of the Moody school tt Northfleld, and $5,000 to a great grand step-son. Everything else Is left to Mr. Marlow. A CENSORED DESPATCH Tells of Tremendous Losses by Tusks and . Arabians. Tripoli, Oct. 23 (delayed in traJls miss.on). The combined attack of Arabian horsemen and Turkish . cav alry against the Italian lines yester day (Sunday) morning, was both pio turesque aijd fierce. The main attack ing force was assisted by Turkish in fantry and small guerilla bands of A- V abs who diiected a galling fire from the shelter Of trees. The Italian withstood the shock and then repulsed the enemy, eventually surrounding end capturing several hundred.- The enemy lost several hundred dead and many wounded. The Italian loss waa not serious.. Advices from Benghazi say that the Arabian ana -ruriusn imms iu uw en gagement which followed the Italian disembarkment at that place are aatl--' mated at 400 dead and from 800 to 1,200 wounded. terday threw a somewhat different . light on tne flgnung wi j-npou, mai cating that the despatches lika tha above from Tripoli direct era. oen- sored by 'the Italians, which may ex plain the absence of details regarding , the Italian casualties.) CHILE REPURCHASES TWO BATTLESHIP Evidently Preparing to' Have It Out With Peru. Vf Valparaiso,' Chile, Oct 24. Reply ty what is described here as the bellicose attitude of Peru, cnne nas repurcnasea : the British battleships Triumph a.nd -Swiftsure, and the papers suggest that another vessel of the dreadnought typo 1 be built in the United States. i The warhships mentioned were of!g , . i i j .3 .3 r- V. V, 1 Trxn , nr...., i many lumuuru vn-.. ,y l-but were acquired by the British gov- I - t-. l i n n . eminent in -it-- i"' , i j . wuuc -'r were still in the yards of their English builders. , Large contingents of troops are-era' barking for tne nortnern rronuer. v Due to Peruvian Speech. Washington, Oct- 24. Chile's aggres sive attitude toward Peru is said here to be due directly to a recent speech of President Lagula of Pern. . It Is a revival of the long standing boundary dispute Involving Peru's claim to the ownership of the provinces of Vacua and Arica, and which Indtreetlr -was too cause of the breaking eff ef id iomatic relations between the eeuaU. bout two yeeje, axe.