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I . 1911 VOL. Llll. NO. 270 NORWICH, CONN.? FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1911 .CE 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 tho Population a, . . a PEKING HAS PREPARED FOR A SIEGE Vast Stores of Provisions Being Carefully Guarded in the ASSAULT OF REBELS NOW AWAITED Foreigners Assured That fection to . Rebel Side Strongly Ei trenched at Tien Tsin Divided. Into Peking. Nov. 10. 2.52 a. m. Peking la stilt awaiting the approach of the rebels. The Forbidden City is filled w ith princes, high officials and. others who are entitled to entry within its rates. Vast stores of provisions have been transported to that place, which, strongly guarded. Is ready for a siege. Foreigners to Be Protected. Active preparations for what is con sidered the inevitable assault on the capital are going on within the lega tion quarter, for it is now conceded that the M&nchu dynasty will be oust ed from power. Foreigners, it is as serted, will toe fully protected, but ex perience has taught that the temper of the rople is not to be trusted when revolutionary movements are in prog ress. Minchut Desert to Rebels. The fact that Tien Tsin did not fall yesterday, as was expected, was a hopeful sign, because it indicates that whatever steps the revolutionaries are taking In the north they are at least proceeding along" careful lines and act ing with consideration and without t-.aste. While reinforcements 'have reached Peking, reports have been re reived of numerous defections among the r4aut.hu soldiers to the rebel side. The government troops are an uncer tain quantity, but there are still loyal rrfrtroents which are fighting for the c! nasty. Rebels Entrenched at Nanking. At Nanking, where the revolutionists Ciitnumoer the imperialists five to one, the latter still hold Purple Mountain. They are strongly entrenched in that I-osjtlon and are said to have abund ant supplies -at their command. Situation Critical at Chung King. A wireless despatch has been re ceived from the American cousul, Ed ward C. Baker, who has just arrived at Hankow from I-Chang. The consul sat a mat the customs and other for rifen officials are leaving Chung King, in e Chuen province, where the Brit- HARTFORD BURGLARS GET $7,000 WORTH OF JEWELRY. Six Hundred Dollars Also Taken from Rasidence of Dr. Smith. Hartford. Conn.. Nov. 9. The home f Dr. E. Terry Smith on Cone street was entered by burglars tonight and IS'-i-J in money and $7,000 worth of Jew e'ry taken. Entrance was made by forei&g a dining room window in the absence of the family and servants. Several thousand dollars' worth of sil verware in the dining room was passed v. but the second floor of the house was turned upside down. Bureau drawers were emptied on the floor and the pockets of clothing gone through. Dr. Smith is a collector of antique jewelry, and a greater portion of his -.Ueciinn was taken. It is believed by the police that at least three men were engaged in the job. but they have no It. Smith when asked if he wasn't sorry that he was away from home, raid that he was very glad he was fway if the men were coming for that T-urpose. EIGHT MINERS PERISH IN MINE EXPLOSION. Rescuers Driven Out by Gas, Many Made Unconscious. Punxsutawney, Fa., Nov. 9. Eight miners are believed to have been killed in the Adrian shaft of the Rochester and Pittsburg Coal and Iron company's xnine. located four miles from here, as a. result of an explosion at 6 o'clock rhis morning. Fifty miners who en tered the shaft several hours after the accident, in an attempt to effect a res cue, were driven out by gas. Some ef the men. becoming unconscious, were carried to the surface by comrades. The work of re-scue was abandoned pending the arrival of the mine rescue car of the United States bureau of mines is expected to reach here from Pittsburg. All the missing miners are foreigners. COTTON CORNER CASE IN SUPREME COURT. Cententien-That "Cornering" is Viola -.. tion ef the Anti-Trust Law. Washington. Nov. 9. For the first tme today the government asked the tt;rmg court of the United States to proclaim as the law of the land that "running a corner" on a stock ex - hange is a violation of the Sherman cjtl-trast act. The point came up in the oral argu ment by Solicitor General Lehmann in oxpport ef the indictment of James A. Patten, Eugene G. Scales, Frank "B. llayne and William P. Brown on charges of conspiracy on Jan. 1, 1910, to "run a corner In cotton" on the New York cotton exchange. Kssential counts in the indictment had been de- Lared erroneous by the United States circuit court for southern New York, and the government was srguing for a reversal. Ex-Senator John C. Spooner argued for ar affirmance. MRS. VERMILYA UNABLE TO EAT SOLID FOOT YET. Jail Physicians Say She is Not Yet Out of Danger. Chicago. Nov. 9. The after effects of the arsenical poison she took nearly a week ago distressed Mrs. Vermilya late today. Aa a consequence she was unahle tv give much attention to her defense. n Jail physicians say that she is not yet out of danger. She has been un able to eat solid food since the at tempted suicide. The toxicologist who is examining the viwera of former roomers at the Vermilya iiemt will not Jtave ready a report for several days. Steamship Arrivals. Havre: Nov. 9. U Savoie At from Ketr York At QUMMttVB fMam Jew Yark- Nov. Adriatic, "Forbidden City" They Will be Protected De by Man chu Soldiers Rebels Nanking Revolutionists at Factions, Says American. ish consul sends reports that the sit uation is critical. The road between I-Chang and Chung King is Unsafe and there is ' danger from robber bands. Rebels Have Two Factions. At American who is in close touch with the Tien Tsin rebls, says that the rebels are divided into two factions. The conservative faction will proba blv combine and wait until there is a material force behind them before tak ing over the city. At the present time only 2,500 police within the city sup port the rebels. Foreigners' Neutrality Questioned. The attitude of the foreigners is causing anxiety and distrust among the rebels. The rebel leaders point out that the consuls have permitted the government to bring in soldiers contrary to the protocol of 19 IO, and have objected to General Chang brlng- f ing in troops. Foreign railway officials, they asy. prov.de trains at the govern ment's order but not at General Chang's. A threatening letter refer ring to such incidents as not neutral has been received by the consular bod at Tien Tsin. The Peking-Hankow railway officials likewise are pro Manchu. Reward for General Wu's Head. The fact that General Wu Lull Cheng's head was carried away after his assassination, a few nights ago, ha3 created the opinion in certain quarters that a reward had been of fere dfor it. It is reported that the head has been brought to the Uorbid den City, but the story has evidently been invented by rebls who hope to prove the palace complicity in the murder. , Fifteen American Vessels at China. "Washington, Nov. 9. Fifteen Amer ican vessels are Sow in Chinese wa ters, looking after the welfare of for eigners and four more are on their way, according to announcement today by Secretary of the Navy Meyer. MERIDEN WIDOW TO t WED GERMAN BARON. Romantic Courtship of Couple Carried on by Mail. Meriden, Conn., Nov. 9. Mrs. Olga Stadia, a pretty German widow, will leave on the early train tomorrow morning for New York city to meet a titled suitor. Baron Adolph Schiep of Berlin, Germany, to whom she orom ised her heart, hand and all her pos sessions during a courtship through the mails. The baron, who is 24 years old and the hero of five duels, is de tained at Ellis Island because he came to America with only $16 in his pos session. Mrs. Stadia knows this, but if he is a barci. as he claims to be, she w'll rorgive .Mm the lack of other creder, tials and intends to furnish him wit.i enough money to gam admission to the United States. If he cannot show his credentials she wants to see him deported. The young woman is the w-iaow or a Berlin, Germany, physi c-ian, ana is now in modest circum stances. TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM" WAGE FOR STORE GIRLS, Effort in Massachusetts to Have Such a Law Enacted. Boston, Nov. 9. The general public will hav to pay the increased cost of laDor it the state passes a law provid ing a minimum wage for saleswomen, attormng to u. a. Strickland of a lioston department store, who appear ed today before the special legislative commission appointed to consider the - .lsabinty of establishing a minimum wage ror women and minors. It was the first public hearing of the eommi, sien. President O'Sullivan of me e ail Clerks' Protective associa tion expressed the opinion that the average wage of female employes did not exceed $7 a week for those over 18 years, and were not over $4 a week for those under that age. He wanted a bill fixing the minimum of all such employes at not less than $9 a week. MOVEMENT FOR THE . PAROLE OF ABE RUEF. C!d Time Enemies of . Grafter Trying to Help Him. Now San Francisco, Nov. 9. The move ment for a parole for Abraham Ruef, formerly political leader, started by Fromme Older, the editor who initiated the movement for graft prosecution, which resulted in the conviction of Ruef for bribery, has taken national proportions- , Messages of support were received today by Older from Interstate Com merce Commissioner Franklin V. Lane, an old time political enemy of Ruef's, and Brand Whitlock, mayor of Toledo. Ruff's sentence of 14 years began early last March. Petitions for parole cennot be entertained under the law until one year has been served. Railroad President on Co-operation. Pittsburgh, Pa.. Nov. 9. Taking the 24th and 25th verses of the gospel of St. Mark as a text, "And if a king dom be divided itself, that kingdom cannot stand: and if a house be di- t vided against itself, that house can ; not stand." L. E. Johnson, president : of the Norfolk & Western railroad ,in j an address before the Traffic club of fitisourgn, tonignt, urged co-operation between shippers and transpor tation agent. Eulogies of Mr. Balfour. London, Nov. 9. "The most distin guished member of the greatest de liberative assembly in the world," said Premier Asquith in praising his fore most opponent at the Guildhall ban quet tonight. This summarizes the eulogies which, have been heaping on Mr. Balfour's head from friends and opponents alike and the press of all parties.. ' All of the comments., dwelt parti'-uiarly uyCn his atlractiu per sonality. - r'. Cabled Paragraphs Berlin, Nov. 9. Herr von Bethman Hollwegg and his wife were guests of the imperial family at dinner tonight. Stockholm, Sweden, NoV. 9. The Swedish academy awarded" the Nobel prize for literature for 1911 to the Belgian author, Maurice Maeterlinck. Berlin, Nov. 9. Prince Eitel Fried- rich, second son of the emperor, has gone to Baden Baden. He will under go extended treatment at a sanitarium in that place. - Florence, Nov. 9. Howard Pyle, the American artist and author, died here today of heart failure. His home was at Wilmington, Del., where he was born in 1853.. Panama, Nov. 9. The . newly ap pointed American minister to Panama, H. Percival Dodge, was officially rt- ceived by President Arosemena today. The customary friendly speeches were exenangea. Bordeaux, Nov. 9. Relative to the report brought here by passengers on the steamship Perou, which arrived here yesterday, that ex-President Cas tro had been assassinated in Venezu ela, neither the captain of the Perou nor the agent at La Guaira had heard the rumor. ROBBERS MURDER A YOUNG BRIDE Four Italians Rounded up and Held en Suspicion of Crime. White Plains, Nl Y., Nov. 9k A posse of sheriffs, farmers and labor ers on the New York aqueduct round ed up late today four Italians for the murder this morning of Mrs. Henry Hall, the young wife of a superin tendent of the aqueduct near York town. Mrs. Hall was attacked and robbed of $70 by several men who entered her little cottage, near York- town, while her husband was at work upon the aqueduct, a mile and a half away. She was stabbed twice, one wound being near the heart. The young wo man, a bride of but a few months, was in delicate health -and was in care of Anna Griffin, a nurse, who was also attacked by the intruders. Miss Grif fin was beaten and kicked, but after the assailants had fled she recovered sufficiently to run to the construction camp and spread the alarm. She told how four strange men burst into the cottage while Mrs. Hall was still m bed, overpowered Miss Griffin by kicks and blows, and left her in the kitchen under guard of one of the men while the other three at tacked Mrs. Hall. The helpless nurse heard a cry from the patient, a brief cuffle and a fall, after which the men all fled. The nurse rushed to Mrs. Hall's room to find the woman lying on the floor in a pool of blood. She was clad only in- a night role and the stab wounds were deep and ugly. She was lifeless. The four suspects arrested today were hurriedly brousht to the iail here ia the sheriffs automobile, there be ing fears of mob violence against them. GERMAN CHANCELLOR MAKES EXPLANATION Hia Defence of Morocco Agreement Received by Silent House. Ferlin, Nov. 9. Chancellor von Bethmann-Hollwegg appeared before a hostile hoise today to defend the Morocco-Congo agreement and ex hausted his skill in explaining the great advantages in a friendly settle ment with France to the future value of colonial acquisitions, and to dis prove the repcrts that Germany had packed flown before British menace. He was allowed to finish, however, with Hardly a sign of applause in ap proval The crown prince, whose pub lic disapproval of the Franco-German agreement has not been denied, an peared in the royal box with Prince August William, having come from Danzig for the special purpose of be ing present to hear the chancellor. AN INVESTIGATION OF THE MORMON CHURCH Missionaries Force Their Way Into Homes to Make Converts. Chicago, Nov. 9. Investigation of me management of the Mormon cnur-n nere by the states attorney a uneiy to rouow tne statement by two missionaries today that they were iusiruciea 10 iorce their way into homes, if necessary, to get converts. Ji. inompson and Varion Keller were arrested when they tried to force eniry into tne home of Mrs. E. D. jvruuicjr. j.iey lesmiea mat mere were 200 Mormon missionaries at work in the United States, 18 of whom were "We received orders to force our way into nomes to get converts, if accessary, said .Thompson. "No Truth In It," Says Smith. Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 9 "There is no truth in the statement that our missionaries are instructed to force their way into homes," said President Joseph Smith tonight. OLD SPRINGFIELD CHURCH DESTROYED BY FIRE. Second Oldest House of Worship in City Burned to Ground. Springfield, Mass, Nov. 9. A spec tacular fire destroyed tonight the Oli vet Congregational church, on Armory Hill, the second oldest house of wor ship in the city, causing a loss esti mated at J30.00O. Many valuable relics in the church were also destroyed and nearby .houses were threatened. The blaze started from a defective furnace flue. The church was huilt in 1834 and was rebuilt in 1350. ' Merger of N. Y. Central Lines. Chicago, Nov. 9. Rumors of a mr. gor of all the New York Central lines unaer one general financial and oner- ating management, attended the visit to Chicago today of William C. Brown, presiaent or tne lines, and William PC. Vanderbilt, Jr., Harold Vanderbilt. w. H. Newman, Marvin Huehitt. n. R. Ledyard, C. F. Daly and O. E. Schaeffi. Gives Greenwich Y. M. C. A. Building. Greenwich. Conn., Nov. 9. It was an nounced tonight that Mrs. Samuel Witherell had offered to present the town With a Y. M. C. A. .building in memeory of her husband, to cost $100,- vvv. me oniy stipulation being that the association be so financed that it was self supporting. That stinulation. it :s understood, vJil be met at once. Hartford Boy Killed fay Auto. Hartford, Ccnn., Nov, 9. Robert Glanz, 7 years old, son of Harry H. Glans of North street, while on his way to school was struck bv an a.tn- mobile owned by the Capital City Au- tomerDiie company at Windsor street, near Pleasant, this afternoon, artd dipd at Vbm Hartford, hospital an hoar later. Her Husbands Die Suddenly MRS. JOHN ' QUINN HAS HAD THREE OF THEM. MOTHER ALSO WENT QUICK Woman Now Being Held by Chicago .Police on Suspicion of Having Killed Last Husband Damaging Testimony Chicago. Nov. 9. Witnesses at the inquest held - today over the body of John Quinn, who was found shot to death in his home - here November 2, gave testimony which threaten to in volve the dead man's wife. The wo man is held by the police. Stepson Tells of -Three Marriages. Elmer Thorpe, stepson by the wo man's second marriage, told of three marriages he knew she contracted, though in her testimony she acknowl edged only two. He said that he sus pected Mrs. Quinn, then Mrs. Thorp, of having killed his father. Quinn was shot while arranging to deed his 160-acre farm to Elmer. Mrs. Quinn and a daughter were held in custody after Thorp's death but were released. Wed 35 Days After Husband's Death Mrs. Quinn's maiden name was Jane Taylor and she came from .London, Ont. Her first husband was John McDonald, who died in 1901 from sup posedly natural causes. Thirty-five days after his death she married Thorpe, who was ehot and killed 17 months afterward. , She married John Quinn in Kalamazoo, Mich., in 1906. Thorpe Shot in Bed. Examination of Mrs. Quinn the fol lowing day led to her being asked to reveal her past life.' She did this. hut, according to the police, told of her first marriage to a man named McDonald and ' neglected to tell them of her second marriage to Warren Thorpe in Jackson, Mich. This fact led the police to Jackson where they learned that Thorpe, too, had been shot and killed while asleep in bed. They learned also that his mother, who lived with him, had died under cir cumstances that have not been ex plained. Burglars Blamed for Shooting. In the Thorpe death, the police de clare that they have learned that Mrs. Thorpe, now Mrs. Quinn, insisted her husband had been shot to death by burglars. Mrs. Thorpe was arrested at the time, but the police were never able to clear up the mystery and she was finally freed. Boarder Missed Revolver. A. revolver of an old pattern was found in the house, according to the police. It was identified by J. W. Miller, a boarder in. the Quinn house, as one he had owned for several years and which disappeared from a draw er in his room the day before Quinn was shot. MORE SUSPICIOUS CASES. Mrs. Quinn's Mother and First Hus band Died Suddenly. Kalamazoo. .Mich., Nov. 9. Mrs. John M. Quinn, who is under arrest in Chicago, formerly conducted a boarding house here while her hus- hand was employed by the street railway company. Before coming here n 1903 she resided in iJlacKman town ship, Jackson county, having married Walter Thorpe, who was later found dead at Jackson with a bullet hole through his head. Information obtained here is to the effect that the woman found dead in bed in the home of the Thorpes at Jackson was Mrs. Quinn's mother, Mrs. James Taylor. It is said that Mrs. Taylor's death was never fully ex plained. Before her marriage to Taylor," Mrs. Quinn is said to have been married to John McDonald, who Is also said to I have been found dead in bed. in 1901, under suspicious circumstances. LONDON'S NEW LORD MAYOR 81 YEARS OLD, Premier Asquith Discusses Moroccan Agreement at Banquet. London, Nov. 9. A new lord mayor of London, Sir Thomas Boor Crosby, M. D., aged 81, was inducted into affice today, xnd at the lord mayor's banquet tonight Premier Asquith - made his fourth successive speech in honor of si ch occasion. The prime minister gave a clear exposition of Great- Brit ain's foreign policy. The Moroccan agreement was the topic and it fur nished a splendid ' opportunity. I The premiers remarks came opportunely as a reply to the speech by the im perial German chancellor in the reich stag today. "There is no secret about either the aims or the methods of British poller," said the premier. "Where British in terests are involved it is our business to safeguard them. Where we have established friendships and - under standings we seek to maintain them loyally and intact But our friendships are neither exclusfve nor jealous. We have no cause to quarrel with any na tion. Nor, with a -history and such an empire as our v.ti, -have we any disposition to eurtail'or fetter the nat ural and legitimate aspirations of oth ers." GOLD PLATE SOUVENIR PRESENTED PRESIDENT Masonic Gift Tendered by . Scottish Rite Sovereign-Grand Commander. Nashville, Tenn.. Nov. 9. President Taft arrived here tonight at 7.30 o'clock amid the booming of twenty one guns in the state camp grounds. He was immediately taken to an au ditorium where he made a brief ad dress on peace. From the auditorium he went directly to a local hotel where he was entertained at a banquet. At 2 a. m. he will leave for Se- wanee, Tenn., where tomorrow he will address the student of the Univer sity of. the South. Mr. Taft's reception v. ... m uric woa ciiLJiusjasuut 4 Major James D. Richardson, sov ereign grand commander of the south ern jurisdiction of the Scottish Rite Masons, presented the president with a gold plate souvenir of the laying of me comersione or tne Masonic tem ple in Washington, T. C. Client Assaults Hia Lawyer. Richmond, Va.. Nov. . When he lost his case in the police court here today, E. R. Cole SubrelzL a tailor, assaulted his lawyer. Walter Rhodes. Justice Turpen ordered Subreizi im prisoned for twenty days, but the at torney sought clemency for his client and saved him from- 1ail. The tailor was let off with a $10 fine. Accuse Arabs ' Of Barbarity ITALIANS HOLD THE TURKS RE SPONSIBLE FOR IT. MESSAGE FROM GEN. CAN EVA Asserts That Dead Italian Soldiers Arn Decapitated and Wounded Are Bar barously Killed Spies Hanged. Washington, Nov. 9. San Giuliano, the Italian minister or war, forwarded to the Itadian embassy today a mes sage from General Caneva relating to battles November 6 and 7, in which the general declared there was "indis putable evidence of violation of the articles of war" by the Arabs. General Caneva's message was as follows: Barbarous Killing of Wounded. "Our scouts on the field where en counters of the 6th and 7th took place between the 93d regiment of Italian in fantry and the Turks and Arabs have ascertained that acts of cruelty have been committed upon our fallen. One of the two dead was found barbarous ly decapitated. No doubt exists that in those encounters the Turks were present, and for this reason they are directly responsible. Rumors, whose foundation it was not possible to as certain, were heard regarding barba rous killing of Italians fallen on the field, while they were still alive, and of prisoners. . Arabs Fire on Ambulances. "It was ascertained the Aratos' di rected the fire and the attacks against the ambulances and transports of the wounded, but it was still uncertain if only the Arabs were to blame for it, or if the Turks should also have been de clared outlawed for violation of war regulations. Spies Hanged Without Trial. "Now the doubt does not exist any more, because it has ben ascertained in a most absolute way that on the battlefield of Ain Zar the Turkish commander, in violation of article 30 of the last convention, ordered and had hanged, without any trial, our inform ants and some Arabs who. were sus pected of spying. There is indisput able evidence of violations of the arti cles of war on the part of the Arabs, who were called and directed by Turk ish officials agains the Italians." France to Reinforce Tunis Garrison Paris, Nov. 9. France has decided to reinforce the French garrison at Tunis, which now tonsists.of only 100 men. This determination has been reached by the government because of the recent Arabian outbreak there against Italian workmen. VIOLENCE BY STRIKING GARBAGE COLLECTORS Bricks and Other Miseiles Thrown from Roofs at Workers. New York. Nov. 3. Street Commis sioner William Edwards sought today to break the strike declared by over 2,o0u striking garbage collectors, but was worsted. With thirty strike breakers he tried to move some of the garbage carts which have remain ed idle since last night because the men refuse to do night work, and notwithstanding they were heavily guarded by police, they met with riot ous treatment by. strikers or their sympathizers. In front of one stable. a shower of bricks and other missiles was thrown from nearby roofs, some of the assailants being women. Four policemen were knocked down and others were slightly hurt, and the strike breakers were put to rout. The fort to mpve garbage tonight was abandoned. Edwards sent appeals tonight to the loyalty of his force of 2,500 street sweepers and sent offers of jobs as cart drivers to more than 5,000 labor ers on the civil service waiting list. He said he would have 100 policemen on guard at each of the 25 stables to morrow and an effort would again be made to move garbage which is ac cumulating rapidly onfall tne city s streets. Edwards suggested the men ace which much delay in removing- the gamage wouia entail, nut tne wefttner holding coot and with brisk winds. there is yet no great danger, Edwards said. 112 BUSHELS SHELLED . CORN TO THE ACRE Lester S. White of Collinsville, Conn., Breaks World's Record. Springfield, Mass., Nov. 9. The world's record for corn production has been broken by-Lester S. White of Collinsville, Conn., who today was awarded prizes aggregating J 7 00 for the best .yeld of corn to the acre, in which farmers from all New England states were competitors. White's yield was 112 bushels of shelled corn to one acre of land. The prizes were ottered by a Boston fertilizer company. The yield of White's acre of corn was 9 bushels greater than the former rec ord, held by C. E. Davis of Granby, Mass. Five premiums, including the grand sweepstakes, were awarded Frederick B. Dole, a 16 year old boy of Shel burne, Mass., for the best ten ears of corn. , . i - Socialist Candidate Knocked Out. Pittsburg, Nov. 9. Claims made to day that William A. Prosser, socialist candidate, had won the minority place a3 commissioner .of Allegheny county over S. J. Toole, democrat and present incumbent, caused the only sensation of Tuesday's election here, 'but tonig-ht figures knocked out the claims. Toole, it is said, wilr-have a majority over Prosser of about ten thousand votes. Minority Stockholders Sue. Helena, Mont., Nov. 9. Minority stockholders of the Alice Gold and Silver Mining company began suit to day against the Anaconda Copper Mi ning company, one of the subsidiaries of the Amalgamated Copper company, John D. Ryan and others. The com plainants want the -sale of the Alice company to the Aanaconda company cancelled on the ground that the raen ger is a conspiracy in restraint of trade. Six Attempts to Poison Parents. Norwood, Iowa, Nov. 9. That she tried six times since 1909 to poison her parents, was the testimony of Ma rion Rodenbaugh at the trial of her sister, Mrs. E. T. Iarscn, accused of trying to poison her father. Douelas Rodenbaugh. Marion's attempts were made at the instigation of her sister, i and from fear of her. according to by city and federal officers against ln further testimony. 1 pare food In New York. Condensed Telegrams The Portuguese Cabinet headed by Premier Chagas has resigned. . All Grades of Refined Sugar were reduced 10 cents a hundred pounds yesterday. A Reception Wa Given in Constan tinople in honor .of VV. W. Rockhill, the American ambassador. Storer D. Flint Lost His Life in the fire which swept the business sectl6n of Monson, Me., Wednesday night. Desertions from" tho Navy during the past year have shown a considerable falling off, according to Secretary Meyer. Elmer Ellsworth Brown, Former U. S. commissioner of education, became chancellor of New York university yes-terday- A Cold Wave Hit Western South Dakota yesterday, the temperature dropping to zero. Snow wag falling last night. Lord Sholto Douglas is in Seattle, where he. has been conducting a small cigar business in Seattle under his own name. - - The Transfer of the Headquarters of tn-e union Bank of Canada, Quebec, to Winnipeg will be considered at the bank's comiifg annual meeting. Mayor Henry Fletcher'a Plurality Trovidence was Increased from 244 to 261 yesterday by the official -count of three districts of the Sixth ward. Martin J. Demptey, traffic manager of the United I-Tuit company and we known in the fruit trade, died at New York last night, after a short illness. A Fall a Year Age Was the Direct Liust or the oeath at Taunton. Mass yesterday of William E. F"uller, judge of probate for Bristol county, Mass. Plots and Organizations in the Inter est or General Jieyes have made tnei appearance in the state of Durango, Mexico, reports American Consu Hamm. Three American Army Officers, one English and one Canadian officer will act as judges at the international liorse show to be held in New York begin ning Nov. 18. The Democratic State Committee o New Jersey yesterday endorsed Gov ernor Woodrow Wilson for the demo cratie nomination for president of th United Ktates. The 200 Boilermakers Employed in tne Klciimond, Va-, works or tne American Locomotive company struck yesterday in sympathy with workers at Schenectady, N. r . Oral Argument of the Ouster of tho Standard Oil company or Indiana and of the Republic Oil company of New York from the state of Missouri was begun before the supremecourt. Three Men Are Held in New York on the charge of having obtained from tanks in various parts of the country over $500,000 by means of forged checks that were hand painted. Election Fraud Indictment by the wholesale throughout Kentucky are expected to follow the. drastic instruc tions given a grand jiiry yesterday by Circuit Juoge Kerr t Lexington. Booth Tarkington, the Author, was sued yesterday for $10,O(H damages by Georee W. Weisenhan or lnuianapoiia. who alleees he was run down by the Tarkington automobile on July 1, 1911 Alfredo De Oro, the Three Cushion billiard champion, retained his. title last night by winning at Chicago the third and last block of 50 points in his 150 point match with George Wheel er. On a Physician's Certificate that "Golden Rule" Chief of Police Kohler of Cleveland, Cf.. is in good physical condition. Director of Public Safety Hogen yesterday ordered the chief to return to active duty. Evelyn Arthur See, founder of the Absolute Lire cult, convicted or con trlbuting to the delinquency of Mil dred Bridges, a juvenile disciple of the cult, was sentenced to from one to five years iu prison. The Stokes Assault Case of last summer urobably will 'be tried fhis mon th. The attorneys for Lllilan Gra ham and Ethel Conrad agreed with the district attorney yesterday to have the case ready by Nov. 20. Not More Than t125,000 is Expected to be left out of the estate or jonn it Walsh, according to information "iven out preceding the filing of the late financier's will. The Walsh fortune once was estimated at sz i.uuu.uuu. Norway and Sweden, Through Their Diolomatic representatives, nave re quested the United States to grant them the same privileges given to Canada, bv which wood pulp and print f'aper are admitted free of duty into he United States. Mrs. SohDhia G. Ridgeway. who cel ebrated her 100th birthday anniversary on Sept. 16 last .died at the home of a daus-hter at Middletown, Conn., yester dav. She was the oldest person in the city, if not in the state. Burial will be at Paterson, N. J. Arauments on the Adjustment of railroad rates for the transportation of ivestoc-k. frefh meats and packing house products into Fort Worth and Oklahoma City rrom the various pacK Ine houses was made before the inter state commerce commission. To SuDDlement the Supply of Water for arid lands under irrigation on gov ernment reservoir tprojeets, rather than bring in new lands not yet irrigated. s the principle winch Secretary of the r.tcrior Kis-iior aetiued snouia appiy to the disposal of surplus waters stored In government reservoirs. Circumstances Which Accompanied the death of Jayson Ruppcrt, a rail road fireman, of Chicago, on Jan. 17. 1910. have convinced the polii-e that his r.ame belohe-s in the list of alleged vic tims of Mrs. Louise Vermilya, now held in the county jail charged with the death of Arthur Bissonette. FOUR BAKERS ORDERED TO CLOSE THEIR PLACES Conditions in Some of the New York Bakeries Found Very Bad. m New York, Nov. 9. Conditions in some .New lorn bakeries are so bad that the city nealth authorities took the drastic action tonight of ordering the vacation of their premises toy four bakeries. One case was so intolerable that the bakers were directed to quit their shop within 24 hours. Fifteen Uakeshops were served with public nuisance warnings. Over 2,000 shops are being investigated in a campaign PROBING THL SOURCE OF SI00 BIL Former Illinois Legislator Flustered v!i Asked Where He Got Them. oqjt BMsS ' ...... AT THE L0RIMER INVESTIGATION Ex-Representative DeWolf Tells Committee That Ho Started Rumor of Democratic Landslide to IIopkin3 to Bring Roger. Sullivan Around With "Those Big, Black Cigars" To be Examined Further Today. Chicago, Nov. 9. Inability to explain the source of a number of $100 bills which he posMessed in the summer of U'09 characterized the testimony of ex State Representative John 11. DeWolf cZ Canton, III., today before the com mittee of the United States senate which is investigating the allegations of corruption surrounding the election of Senator William lrimer of Illinois. DeWolf was the democratic member of the legislature whi precipitated tho so-called "Hopkins flurry," which caused Roger C. Sullivan, democratic national committeeman, to make a hur ried trip from Chicago to Springfield aurlng Hie legislative session of 1H09. Wanted Sullivan- to Buy Cigars. DeWolf told the committee that ho eiarted the rumor that th-re was to be a democratic landslide to Senator Hop kins simply as a practical joke. "We wanted to have Roger Sullivan come down to Springfield and buy us some of those big black cigars," said De Wolf. DeWolf Gets Flustered. Members of the committee quizzed DeWolf regarding his personal finan cial matters until he apparently became- confused and could not give an answer, satisfactory to the committee. DeWolf's examination was continued until tomorrow. The Famous Deadlock. Former Stata Representative Walter Lantz of La Grange earlier in the day gav his recollections of the famous deadlock at SpringflHd and brought In the name of John Corwtn, a former correspondent of the Chicago Tribune at Springfield. Corwln. he said, men CASSIDY DECIDED TO NOMINATE WILLETT Decision -Reached en Day Willett Drew $10,000 from Bank. New York, Nov. investiga tion into the charge that William Wil lett, Jr., the defeated democratic can didate for the suprne court bench in the Second Judiral district, con snired with Joseph Uassldy, the dem ocratic leader of Queens county. Louis T. Walter. Jr.. Casshly political lieu tenant, and John K. McCooey, leader of Kings county, to procure Willett s nomination for a money consideration, was resumed in the Queens county courthouse today. Employing Walter as his chief wit ness Assictant District Attorney De Ford of New York endeavored to es tablish a connection between Willett's withdrawing various sums from the bank two visits with him to banks by Walter and subsequent meeting be tween Walter and Cassldy. Coming to the day of the judiciary convention, which is the day upon which Willett, accompanied by Waller, is Plleged to have drawn $10,000 from a bank on Long Island, the witness testified, and about a political gather ing in a cafe. At this meeting he said Cassldy annnunced: "I've decided to nominate Willett." LINCOLN'S BIRTHPLACE . ENSHRINED BY TEMPLE. President Taft Principal Speaker at Dedication Exercises. Hodgenvllle, Ky., Nov. 9. Ten thou nd Demons from all sections of the nation assembled today in a drizzling rain ut the Lincoln farm near here to take part in the dedication of the gran ite temple which enshrines the cabin in which Abraham Lincoln was born 102 years ago. The skies cleared, how ever, shortly betore i'resinent ion wui introduced as the principal speaker of the dav. Ex-Governor Folk of Missouri, pres ident of the Lincoln Farm association, nreslded. Introducing President 'latt, who spoke for the nation; Governor Willson of Kentucky, who spoke for T.incoln' native state: General jonn C Black, former commander in cniei of the Grand Army of the Republic, who spoke for the soldiers of the north. and General, John B. Cnstleman o Kentucky, who spoke for the soldiers of the south. Senator Borah of Idaho delivered an address on Lincoln, the Man. STRIKE ORDERED BY BOILERMAKERS' UNION About 2,500 Men Out in American Lo comotive Plants. Dunkirk, N. Y.. Nov. 9. J. A. Frank lin of Kansas City, president of the Initernational Boilermakers and Help ers union, officially declared a strike todav against all tne plants or me American Locomotive company. About .500 men at Dunkirk, Schenectady, Richmond. Pittsburgh and Montreal will be affected. Tho bollermakers at tne Dunkirk plant have not worked for several weeks. They refused to do work on engines from the New York Central nystem where the boilermakers have been on strike since last j-eornury. nd thereupon the officials closed tho plant here. Steel Trust Investigation, Washington, No. 9. Representative Stanley of Kentucky, chairman of the special committee investigating the Steel corporation on behalf of the house of representatives, returned to Washington today. He said that when the committee resumed work Novem ber 20, it probably would continue its sessions until the Christmas holidays. Sterling Barn Burned to Ground. Sterling, Conn., Nov. 9. A large barn belonging to William Barber, on he state lines, was burned to J he ground early today. The loss, portly covered by insurance, Is estimated at $2,500, The cause of the fire is not known. Wifs and Child Disappear. New Haven. Conn.. Nov. 9. The no- lice received complaint today from Joseph Esposito that his wife had dls- ppeared and with her their 4 year old child. A 2 year old child was left behind. tioned to him the possibility Urat th late Robert W. Patterson of the Chi cago Tribune ininht be chosen for tri.i United Statps senators-hip if tho dead, lock could be uroken. "Spread a Little Change to Chan0e Sentiment." Lantz nid he met Corwln on tlici street in Springfield while the d"i lock was Ht its height arid that -Corwln asked him us to the possiltilllv oC the combination of demon ills a rid re publicans. Itntz tolti Corwin, lie ismri, that the only men who pi.sstbly couht be elected by such a eombtna.ti.jn with Speaker Shurtleff anil Mr. Ixjrimei'. Lantz then quoted Corwin an Buying: "Don't you think that possibly by the spreading around, of a little change U might change the sentiment here?'' Mentioned Patterion as Candidate. "I took It as one of John's jokes,'1 said Lantz, "and I said 'Not for a mil lion dollars." That was all that even" transpired In the way of conversation between Mr. Corwln and myself on the subject." Senator Jones: "Did he mention Mr, Patterson's namp?" Lantz: "He had mentioned Mr. Pa( terson's name In a conversation prior to this time." "What did he say with reference to Mr. Patterson?" "He asked me what I thought of Mr. Patterson as a candidate, and I took It from tho conversation that whit h meant was what the chance was of turning the sentiment to Mr, Patterson. I may have been mistaken in my deduction." A M. TAXES DOUBLED IN NEW HAMPSHIRE; Railroad Commissioner Are Also Try ing to Reduce the Rates. Boston, Nov. 9. Besides voting tV expend $5,000,000 for Additional land at the Portland, Me., terminal, the stock holders of the Boston and Maine rail road at a special meeting today learned many interesting facts rets live to thu company. President Mellen told the stockhold ers that the greatest obstacle ho hud to overcome was In New Hampshire- Thrt Boston and Maine had purchased rosi in that state and had raised rates. Tho New Hampshire railroad commission ers had doubled the taxes on th Itos ton and Maine and were now seeking to reduce theso rates. President Mellen estimntod flie float ing debt of the Boston and Maine at between $6,000,000 and 17.000,000. TIf said that before July 1, 1912, tho com pany must have $10,000,000 to p;'y thU dtbt and to provide for improvement s, a the Boston and Maine must keep In the same relative position hs the Mfilrifi Central. Every time that the Ma Inn Central Increases Its stock nd make improvements, he said, the Boston ant Maine must reach down into its treas ury and cav 52 ner cent, of the costs. bs that Is the proportion of the Mnlnfj Central stock which it owns. In conclusion Mr. Mellen said: T ex pect t the next annual meeting of the stockholders to have a much bette statement, as we Intend to keep ex-i penses down." Subsequently to tne stocKnoiaer-r meeting the directors of the road ml snd declared tho regulur quarterly dividend of one per cent. The directors also voted to expend 50,00 on better freight facilities at Haverhill. FARMERS RECEIVING HIGH PRICES FOR CROPSi Production Below Average and Prloel Away Above Normal. Washington, Nov. 9. Tho decrease,! production In crops this year as nm pared with last year is being convpetm sated to the farmers by the huge prices they are receiving, as shown t.f figures given out today by tho depart ment of agriculture. The aggregu.ta production of crops in 1911, It is esti mated, is approximately 7.9 per cent, less than those in 1910, and about four-tenths of one per cent. less than the average production for the preced ing five years. Corn was worth 12.1 cents more per bushel on Nov. 1 than on the sarmt date last year; wheat, 1 cent; oat"?. S.9 cents; harley, 29-6 cents; rye, 11.5 cents; buckwheat, 7.1 cents; and po tatoes, 20.6 cents, while tho value of hay was 2.66 a ton greater. Flaxseed, tho only grain in which an Increase was reported this year, Is 1!) cents cheaper this year than Inst. GOOD COMES OUT OF EVIL AT GREENWICH. Boy Discovers a Grandfather as R&auJ( of Being Arrested. Greenwich, Conn., Nov. 9. The ar rest of three young men for burglary here, among them Harry Louden, dis closed the fact that the boy, n ho Is 1! years old. has a grandfather living at Sound Beach, of whom he had novcf heiTd. Thomas Louden, the grand father, was attracted bv the name t the boy after the arrest and1 made an investigation. Finding that the boy was his grandson, lie has arrnnged t have him make his borne with hlrn when ho Is out of the present dim. cullies. Longshoremen Complain of Consul. Portland, Me., Nov. 9. The stiik of the Portland longshoremen assum ed an International ospeot tonight when resolutions were passed by h Longshoremen's society charging Hint British Vice Consul Keating Is pro moting the organization of a rival f-u-clety for the purpose, of breaking Hut strike. The resolutions propi,e -that his "conduct" be called to (h at tention of the state department atnl the British ambassador. 66,527 Women Become Vetere. Los Angales. Cal., Nov. 9. Tn th 23 legal business days whlok nv elapsed slnco the resist ration of wo men was begun In preparation for th city election on December C, 66.627 wo. men have qualified.