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FOX, GUILTY, NAMES mHER-UPw GRAFTERS
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JUSTICE M'CALL ACCEPTS WILLCOX'S PLACE
H R ATHRM-IUkla ,ntall tc-nlaht. el ear law Tavaday.
" Circulation Books Open to All."
" Circulation Hooks Open to AU"
PRICE ONE CENT.
mufuL qui 10
Name Will Probably Be Sent
to the Senate To-Nlght
by Gov. Sulzer.
DIDN'T WANT THL: PLACIi
t"s if He Has to Consider
5uhv.i v Contrasts He Will
Take His Time.
Supreme Court Itutlct Edward K.
McCall tins lipen selected by Gov.
Bul;:er to wonggd William Wllrox as
Chairman of the Public Service Com
mission. Plrtl District. Justice Mc
t'all sen: bis rtalgMtlon from tha
bench and his acceptance of the office
Of Public Service Commissioner to
Gov. Hulzer by special mess,nner at
4.40 o'clock this afternoon
It Is exited tha' Uie Uo.eriir
and tli - appointment of J .;the
Call to the Senate to-night. If the j.o
poiiitincTii In ,-orrflr:iied Immediately the
hoiu-over tarn "f Chairman WIHcox,
Whose sntiial term expired last Friday
at midnight, will t'Hrmlnaip BUtomaM
caii. so Hiai the pre ten l Public Itrvtca
C'ommlslson will he divided on the sit).
jeot of tha iirbwai rontraota two in J
fav ir, W llania and BustlS, and two ..p. j
ed, Cram and Maltble
Jas.l::a MaCall said this afternoon that'
lie knows nothing of the contracts ex-'
cept by hearsay. If they are passed up j
o hlai tt mean delay because ha will I
rtat sign lltatn an;., lie has (Ivan Ihem I
lar.f: : jj . .
6AYS GOV. SULZER URGED HIM
TO TAKE THE PLACE.
c lna into thi P iblls 1
itntssion hai h ol my eon.
gldaratlon for lha put :v. ntyfoui or
twenty-five di," said J ilstlcs MoCa'.ll
thi aftrrnoon, "tli ib the instant
l:k k of the ilovern.ir To his :i.vir.il '
requests of me that I accept tl p. a c
I aeut my positive declination tlma
after It ma bm the Governor Kepi
"I was fltll) det r.'n nod ii"t - accept
the position, and had (bout dismissed
the SUtxJsot from my mind When, an
frjnday aftrrnoon. ths dom-Pell of my
home rang and Oov. Duller walk.d In.
Without nastlni any lltno and In hit
eharante: Isth ally emphatic niannor he
4emar.d'i that i raaavn at ones from
the bench, lie a"i tha peoplo had lion
(Oral me toy eleoCnij mt to tlie baoen,
nd that they Wantad me no", and II
il IBf duty to ailiwar the call.
"lie put It to niu us a duty. Viewed
In that light I tol l him I would con
aider It. ell went baolt to Albany and
Z did consider It. Hy i O'clock this aft-
trnoon I had made up my mind and as
Boon aa I reaehrd the determination to
accept I deapatchi
to the Govarnori
d the following letter
"New fork, Keo. ". lfl,
"Hon. William trailer, Capitol, Al
bany, X. T.
. ' My Uear OOVtrnOr I baVI detc
n;!ned, after my oliut Vtlh you, ami
reflecting upon what you ufgad, that
I til'.lit aacrlfiot all personal DO mid.
tratlont and retpond to your requett,
in akaarvanct of a duty i oe to the
people who have i.onored m' to re
conelder my rofusal to accept nnd
will do what you wleh.
I am leaving a work that 1 am
OVoled to ami In whloh t hope I
ha-.a mat, Jn some ams'.l measure,
that which was expected of me. I
am severing cmpanlonshti'i of the
r;;it devoted colteafuee, whoso
great and unselfish labor and en
deavor for their Stat- and country
, alii undoubtedly meet the full ap
', -i. latlon of th people for whom
are striving, and In leaving
t eat It tears a; the heartstrings:
butJI am Jeft no alternatlv-, and I
htll .'end by the mesaaenger who
hesis this letter my resignation as
S iprtmt fourt Justice and Will take
up the duties of my new assignment
anNh th promise to you to devots all
that I am poesewesd of In the way of
sneigv and ability to the a xtomplteh'
ment of all the duties thai may da.
oiv- upon me, i:h the vgrtneat
(Conttautd a SeconU Pngaj
MAY GET ON SERVICE BOARD
BEFQREUBWAY DEALS END
(cm right, inirj. t,
Co. ( Th New
JLST1CE E. E. M'CALL
TO SVCCEED W1LLV0X
IS SERVICE BOARD.
"BIG TIM" WORTH
OF HOLDINGS FILED
illivan, Now Incompetent,
Had Wide Interests " and
Owned Much Real Estate.
A lohadula Of th" rU end personal
propi-rty owned by Ttmothy I. Rullltran,
row an adjudged Inoomoataivt and con.
fined In It. Bond' sanitarium at Vou
liers, w.n nid In the Supremo Court to.
dxy by the oommlealon appointed to ao
praiee the Congreaanian-elect : Idliuti
and also o daiarmlna his hi". In the
ran) Of hit death. TIip "Hid !Vr w-s"
estati! It roughly attlmatad at more than
. 1 13,000,000 n viiluc, although the commit.
slon only states that :ts value is "far in
' tgcaaa of UOO.OOt,"
j The Incompetent's t eal proparly It a
i followai Premises at Xo. MIB.S09 Hroomt
street, which la the Occidental Hotel:
No. M Bowery, tho home of the T, P
ulllvan Aaaoolatloni No. is Kaai Pouc
tatnth street, the location of Hit Dawty
Theatre; No IHn VVeet tveuty.flfth
street,, the resldi-n-e of his nieces and
nephews; No aj I'.as! Uno Hundred and
Twenty-flfth street, the location of the
Ootham Thtatre, and unimproved lots
at Two Hundred and BtVtnittth stieet,
In what la known as tht DyokPaan tract.
Betldei these holdings, luillvan ownt
property at flltcher aver.ue and Chat
ter street, Mount Vernon, at Throgg'l
Neck, N. J at Kast Mill tonei, N. J..
and six lots in Mast ore Hundred and
forty-ninth street, tut Bronte
I'ersunat hoUlinKs of Mr. Halllvan In
these corporations are listed: Sullivan
Advertising Company, Sullivan & Oott
eidine, Kiiison conttrucUon Company,
D Kraus Amusement Company, City
Theatre Company. The Deamlan I i.'oin
pany. Metropolllan Jockey ClUky Mills
and Factory Haic-i Company, Maryland
stat- Fair, United Thtatrt Company,
jaokoonvllla itaee Tfactc, Mount Carmat
Cemetery. Madison Safe and DepOOH
Company. National Protective I.eagua,
Auto-tua Company of Phllddeiphln,
Democra'-y Printing Company and the
Eastern Motor Company
Flsss Mast etnnd Trial.
Tiie demurrer of .tared M Fla,;g to
the Indl'tineut Miarglng him and lit
asmo late with fraudulent use of the
mailt was overruleo by .I'idco If
of tne United Vtt IBS i'.stu t '
oday, Flagg ana otneie i.iuKte
wita him will now baa to go t tatai.
WOULD STOP PERIL
Fixing the Blame for hast Side
Tragedy That Cost Two
STAMPEDE AND PANIC.
Hundreds of Places More Dan
gerous, Says Fir Commis
Dlaaatari like that
! Hippodrome In East
In the Hogs ton I
Houston street i
I last night, wl.on two women were
I trampled to death and five othet prob
I ably fatally hurt In a senseless firs
panic, can bo prevented in the tulu:e
by the paasage of the Koike ordinance
governing moving picture housec.
The Folks ordinance, drafted and In
tioduved Oy Alderman Italph Folks,
waa intended to cover tUCfl small jilacee
as that lu which last nlfbt'l tragedy
Occurred, The ordlnanre does away
with the stairway entrances, and It wta
a stairway ontraiict on which a crowd
turglng out and another crowd, having
bought tluketa, atood firm.' intent upon
getting in, that caused lha deathe and
lr.urles In the Houston Hippodrome.
Alderman Polkn made a peraana! lave-'..pallor
of the eccne of the ratat
tropht to-day. Ills comniente on tho
ease and t ie situation generelly were
tiado after he hail returned to the City
"Aide, man Frank Doa llng, Alderman
JohlUty White, a group of Tammany
politicians, Canon Chasu of Brooklyn,
and the theatrical trust wre respon
StMt for the defeat of the structural
ordinance as originally drawn, and they
ar responsible for the exlrlence of Just
such conditions as brought sbout la ,
ilghl's tragedy, " he declared.
SIDEWALK LEVEL FOR NEW
"Tha ordinance I drew prodded that
all now moving plot ire ;'iea!res anould
be on the sidewalk lave and provided
i :hat no new lloanttt Should be tss'ied
i without a thorough rstnspactlon of each
pit . with a v."w W Insuring t'ao safety
,.f patrons, Relnapaotlon of suoh a pi see
as hs Houston street theatre certain. y
woui i have brought objection to that
long flight of t i r:ee , steps, ailf of them
Wooden, leading to ht entrance to the
"Bui tic people i have ment!ond
blocked t ie pas'ate of my ordinance
by looking on thS censorship feature.
I charged ut the time, and I repeat It,
that BOntS of Ihoao who fought hard-st
lor the censorship feature did It for
the purpose of putting a Joker In the
ordinance which would cause the
Ma. vol (0 veto It.
"Alderman Frank Howling told the
Hoard of Aldermen ho would never
ote for a structural orJliianoo. At
derm. in Johnny White said he was per
sonally lnteiosted lu the theatrical
business and he wus the or.ly Alderman
to vote agalnat the rotasurs m a whole.
The reason why l iese men, tliu Tuni-
many group i havs msntionad and tho
thautrlvul trust, wets sgainsl the
measure i simple,
"Under Hie or Una:. 1 drew, moving
plottlrs shows were altowsd to ua'- a
-c it iig capaolty of C"j without oymingl
Ultdsr the provisions of tile gen.-al
Ihestre law, provide,! they eliminated
singes, scenery, curtains, dressing I
rooms and tho other usual theatre Aio-
hssards, u. ier evting conditions, if
they l av- I cas,lty of more 'nun gggj I
they most be governed uy th t'leatto1
laws, and these make ;t so egpensl
it is praotlcally prohibitory.
what ths theutrloal trust warts-thay
don't want their patronage endangered
by tho growing public demanl for Din.
"Alderman White Introduced an orfll
naneo on the trt,!ect h'ss than two
weeks ago, lut like the preson: p-ovl-slon
It Is rr'i'ilred that ulacas With a ca-
iK'-lty if more 'hnu :i mutt bp gov
erned by ths thtatrt law a. That means
ths pros,.:., egiibrs of pit ess must bs
malntlnsd f the proprltfori are d
make any money. It tffootlvsly flookl
the construction of Rrst class houses far
moving pJStUTSSi wiiere ttgnl dgfifc.
win bs at a minimum,
"Daw.ing, Whits snd th gtllSff I
have mentioned are dire rtjy rasponstblt
for the defeat "f mj or llnan ae ami If
hadn't leen for the'r Untimely sn, :.
props ropposltlon tht ordinantt would
I havs aseoms a law. and iMohlnsry
I WOUld ba 'S -eer. put Ir operation v i. K
iesUU-,tj V" --. U i'tgl.J
Ths Pres. Psbllshla
Vork World I.
FINE $40,000 000
"MELON" CUT UP
BY STANDARD OIL
John L). Gets 110,000,000
From Dividend of S4u a
Share, Declared To-Day.
TO BE PAID FEB. 15TH
Money Was Collected From
Subsidiary Concerns After
the Trust Was Dissolved.
John U Itockefeller l llO.ef'O.Oen
richer to-day thM he was yesterday.
He Is the principal benoflelsry of a
"melon" cut by the directors of the
Standard Oil Oonipany, who d.clared a
4" cash dividend upon tlie l.nuo.oiio
txlJ share of the company. The whole
melon Is MMM.M0.
Thle distribution, Whloh we ordered
to-day. I to he paid February IB. John
D. owns I'tt.t If shore of the com
psny's Stock, about one-quarter of the
entire atonk Issue, and to exact figures
he will get s.77t,7.0.
The quotations upon the hares of ths
company was felt a altars, whloh In
dudes the dividend. Mr. ttootcefeAler's
part of this great aagresatlon of capital
after it had 'been "dissolved ' try the
United Mtatee Supreme Ocurt la flOs.
i0,000 in round numbers.
In addition Mr. Ilockefcller lias a pro
rata Interest on the same basis in the
various Standard Oil subsidiary corpora
tions which were set apart from the
parent corporation under the direction
of the highest court.
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF
THE CUTTING OF THE "MELON."
The official statement announcing the
"A Mstrvbuttiti of tW per share l as
this dey been ordered on the re.p!al
rtoeji o thts company. pvvai on fie
fifteenth day of Falbcuar;.'. UfA to ftoek
of record at the .lose of ttrttnafg nn th
seventh day of Fabnsary. tI
"Prior to end at tr.e ttms ef the dis
tribution of the eloclts of the so called
suosldtarles of this company, it,
obsdlenoe to the decree tn the cas pi
the t'nltsd State sgelnst th Standard
Oil Company (of New Jerseyl srd other,
many of the nhstdiary companies ow . d
this company large sums of money. The
pcltcy of requesting th pa mer.t of
these eusr.t ae speodlly ss possible ns
adopted by this company on the advice
of counsel, in observane of what wa
deemed to be the spirit of that decree.
"Complying with this requost those
companies hive made payments from
time to time e they were ab'e to lq so
from money raised by the realisation ;'
assets or the Increase of their capital
stock. The result of theso paymentt It
the accumulation of a fund in the hand
of thi OOmptny from which the distri
bution that has been ordered n ay bt
made without Impairing :ht Company's
"OGLED" IN SUBWAY. SHE
CAUSES OGLER'S ARREST.
Mafbtratfl Wjrns Mr. Jacobs Nut to
Ride gtUn in Same Car With
,r. O'Brien ind l.eis Him io,
Robert I'. Jacobs, thirty-two years
old. of No. J4.' DaWtOn street, tht llrons,
must not ride any more n the same
car lu t . BUkWS) Willi Mrs Margar-'
O Hr en of N j. si: Urea BtrSSt Hi
mast pot ogle tho pre'.t . young 'natron.
Sltnar, mis is wnsi aiatpsireie io
nooUSn, lu the fsirsrion via ast ' uri,
tul1 '"'n to-day.
I Mr. O'Brien had Ja-obe arrested this
morning It tne Graul Central itat.ou.
Ah" said that (or tho last two WSSkS ho
had ben lu too hatdt of waiting for
he: at Ono II indntd and Fortynlnta
street suit ay stal. n, lis got In toe
aaine ear with her end continued ' ogle
her all tb way downtown, cue uudldn
stand 'ho aniioyanct any lotlgtt'i So hud
Ji'.ibi prcttsto I It st til I ii. slake
and the Uag.strate laid Iherg Wasn't
tuftloltni svldsnos to ioM tin uin, n
can, died lii.ii not to r. is In tho sa'iie
oar Sfltll Mrs. IVBr'-Sn ags.:. a . I Is o.,s
ssd bt ' lldn't.
i..' in. IWriaw,
' ,: ,r I . Ksi wsti
II,. '.K-- it.
i'uaiui, UetSfdl a.
'I.. ',a nai ipgt
I Patrolman Fox,
1 of Graft Reveals
-M-r---v---ve'' '- .
Also Identical With Internal
Machine Thai Killed Helen
Walker a Year Ago.
ALIKE IN ALL DETAILS.
Mrs. Herrera Killed, Her litis-1
band Blinded, and a Girl
Boarder Badly Injured.
The slug-loaded Infeinal iiih, bin
Which Instantly killed Mis Madeline
Herrera butt niKtit i i,eiieve,i to lutvi
been made by II, u san.o hau l that as-
lamUad to aontb wnlob tilled mis
draco Walker, or Taylor, j ,st a year
Ago lO-gay, and ti e one which BSptodsO
In the apartmentB of Judgt Rataltky
I OR March 10 of last en:
Last Bight's tlplOSlOO also blind' I
I Mia. Ilrrrera' hUSBaad, Heriuir lo,
Cuban, tuptrlnlandsnt of ths apartment
i ouse nt No I4TI FultOfl avenue, the
I Brent, and mini tht dy ol .ti Wat ih
I Huug! tmnn thslf Donrdsr, with slu4.
j nrain screw h an I I'll of !a--
t'eputy I 'munis!,,:, 1 1 1 'ci.i'.'lierty. after
sponiiiug a,! the it ght and I "If of the
morning Investigating this third Infernal
machine outrage wll In a (ear, found
Incontestable SVldence to support this
conclusion, hi Inbors nave onvlncsd
him of tho tglatsnot of s ' , v ir fiend
aho is ready to satisfy personal grudges
or put himself and his origin SI of death
at the disposal of friends with scores
Mrs Walaer wus l.'lloil In iier Hat ul
Wesi HnVHiity-siiVenlli street.
etploelon nai In l is
Judge's Inane, No. till West uu Hun
iiwt aud Tenth street
Though in., stploelon in the mum
of me Cuban supirlntendsiil nsai is
o'ulook lasi igh Was ol IranismlOilS
fores, ..ill, lu wreck i .e tpartmsnt,
o-sldes lillltng l " Herrera and se
verely Injutlnt Iferrsrs and ilia
aongntman, out the nasi ; iplin
terld WOOd i rallSII piSStsr an.! ,.aa
fragmsnti Hit Doputi Oonunlis.'onsi
wts abut i j pt enough Mima its of
the infernsl lontrlvano to rsoonsti -t
with almost photographic dstsli i is
deadl mnvh ner .
Tht rssull of nslnnaklng plsclng to
gel r f lOllntert, bits of cardhosrd
,, . pipe' in a i ,i ihs fol, owing ...
deuce, llnkiui togi'thsi cuuiilng in.
i! rzmrrfs r -'
' flH aL Bf '' ' bssLw
: a k - '-jfaVr Aw
' mm. i i
un Lm. -LJSmr A Bit
ks I B-jatgnMtsw 'gas Bft
1 ba, fsBr gtaSa,' gg
FATAL BOMB IN THE BM
Police Higher' Upl
i M 'v -t-i . ;-
FACES THREE WIVES
IN COURT; THEY EL
WHY THEY WED HIM
One for His Ciood Looks, One
for His Ancestry and Third
for His Money.
Tears earn,, In ths eyits of Cliarlea
WelM, a Uster of pollsliwl ad dross
when Jtldgl Miilqut-en, hrra whom
lie wsas arraigned la I'art 1. (Jeneral
Scttn. to gap, on a e.hargn of big
amy, ashed fltlfl If tho tliree a. using
wives win, confronted him represented
every epoch of hie multl-mstrimonlai
"Two ars dead. Tour Honor." he said,
"and they wers good a-onion, both of
'if lie three living ntTIt Mfg. Ina
Heller IVeISS, Mrs. Ida Knus Weiss and
Mrs. Lena WelSburgsr Wels the Brst
married hint bacnUSS sue thuiight he
as good looking, the second lincanse he
had told in r Ms anoastors were royal
an t thi, third lie, a ise slie had Ii.hu 1u
lu believe he had a large hank aoeuunL
Wfslas Needed guilty and nag remand id
for asnlanoa on rab, 10. lie lived et No
17 Kas: One Hundred and Klf ly slgln
Itrsat aud Is thirty-four years old.
FOUND DEAD IN CELLAR.
Han nl Mm win srsk.a i..u m
I'iiiiI ul Slepe.
;', bod if s -nan. wltb brosen neck.
Wag to Hid thlt afternoon :r the caller
of n letienient'hOUat at N'u. ") Ktaet
Klghty.Drsi str.et InveetuTatloa di
'taie i llial Ihe aian had und ubtediy
tjmblsd lisadlong i.wn a night of
italtti leading from the hallway to th
P Is a as " "i m ths ground
loui it i i isrtsnder dsi sd 'hat th
lead " n li 1,1 is en in the placa during
i i hi clothing it i iseumsd that
., ' tim f tic tali wa i working
man M ' ' isvaraJ koyi and some
injit i m ised plastsfsn in his
p. i ki ts.
FOR HACIiNQ SEE PAQB I.
FOX TELLS WHITMAN
WHO GOT VICE GRAFT
HE GATHERED 5 YEARS
Patrolman Confesses He Rounded Up
$25 to $100 Monthly From Each
Vice Resort and Turned It
Over to"Higher-Up" Police.
BIG PART WENT DOWNTOWN,
ONE CAPTAIN ASSURED HIM
Was "Loaned" to Collect in Other
Precincts When Commanders'
Regular Agents Were 111.
For the first time in recent years for the first time, in flct, sine
tie Lexow Convmittee days a member of the uniformed police force ol
New York to-day pleaded guilty to the charge of bribery. Eugene Fox,
formedy a plainclothes man in Harlem, faced Justice Goff in (he Ex
Inordinary Term of the Supreme Court this afternoon and confcs.se.!
that he had collected $too a month from George A. Sipp for furnish
mg police protection to Sipp's Baltic Hotel.
Before he entered his plea of guilty Fox held a long and secret
conference with District-Attorney Whitman and Assistant District-Attorney
Frederick J. Groehl, who worked up the case against the policeman.
In this conference he made a clean breast of his entire graft collection ;
and named the police captain for whom he collected the protection money.
MISS DOROTHY FISK
ROBBED OF $500 BAG
IN ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S.
Daughter of Banker Knelt in Com
munion and When She Arose
Articles Were Gone.
Dorothy risk, nineteen -year -old daugh
ter of Harvey risk, head of the bank
ing Ursa of Jlarvsy risk Sone, No.
CI Plas street, reported to-day to the
East fifty -fir st street police station
that her sealskin muff and a two gold
mesh bag had been stolen yeeterdar
while she waa at communion In St
Bartholomew's Church, Korty-foartO
strsst and Madls n avenue.
She placed the muff baslde her senile
shs knslt to pray, abo said, and though
ehe had kspl her eyes closed only a
moment the muff and purse were
wblsksd away srhen ehe opened the to.
SCHOOL PUPILS REBELLED
AT RECREATION ROOM.
Told Parents It Was Like a Damp
Cellar, but Principal Smith Let
Mothers See for Themselves.
A delegation of worried mothers
wilted on Principal Prank P. tkntth
of PuOUo School. No It at Auduhon
tVtnUSi this afternoon, to protsst
against having their children put In a
damp, unsanitary cellar. In-y learned
that the children were not confined In
any euch pises snd sfter an Inspection
of the recreation hall In tha basement
A hundred ehtldr.o were transferred
from Public School No. W In One
Hundred and Blghty-second strset Ui
week to No. II bucause of nsw bound
srlee ef school districts Tliere are
1,091 pupils already In No. 11 and a part
time son adult has been arranged so
that every other half lioar half of the
pupils go to Uis recreation room with
their tsschsrs for drill and gatnss.
Some of the transferred ohlldren rs
bettod at the chaugu and gaio un
pleasant accounts at home of the recre
Old laflalu Kills llluisrlf.
bAVVlLl.U, U L, Feb. 3. Cepu M
mund Terry, elgh'.y-tiiree years of age,
famous VearB ago ,u a ssllsr of fast
yarhts. shot himself In the heel at
the home of his son. Cept. f'harle
Klnyd Terry, here this morning It i
not thought Cant, Tarry can survive
W isthsr he intended to shoot himself
or obtained a revolver aud wa calm
.ning It Is not csrtala.
PRICE ONE CENT.
wlien be entered bis plea of guilt
s waa releaaed on the eame hah
bond of UVOOO on whloh hs seoores) hi
freedom from the Tonsbo.
At ths requsst of District Attorn.
Whitman. Justice Oeff Immediately a
sued a call for tto John Doe Oran
Jury to rs-eseemtle on Monday morn
Ing. whsn ran win b sent before tha
body and will repast tha story he Sci
tdstrtot Attorney Whitman to-day. On
thst atatement the Indh-tmsnt of a a
Nee captain for whom ro geclerea h
colleet graft Will et doewanded.
sipp and Dorian ware closeted wash
Dletrlet-A.ttarnoy Whitman lets this
afternoon and gave htm testimony oor
roborativ of that of ran. prior to their
appearance before tho John Doe Grand
Jury on Monday.
At the roomiest of Fes, wtra fsaro as
may meet hens at tha bawds of those
affsoted by his- testimony or their
friends, special private detective were
assigned by ths Prosecutor to guard
COLLECTED FROM tXS TO 10O A
MONTH FROM EACH.
res declined to spook to reporters.
It was Isarnad. howover, from outside
sources that he confeesed that from
March, isn, to Deoenaber. 1S12. hs col
lected more then MOO a month from dis
orderly and other unlawful housso In
Harlem, the colteeUeaa averaging from
MS to 1100 a month from theso place
Kox furnished Mr. Whitman the names
of sev.n places from wliloh lie made
regular rullsotlona In the East Oos Hun
Jrsd and Tnsnty-alxth precinct.
In his confession Fo Is said to have
declarod that he kept none of the gra
money he culieoted, but turned It all
over to the police captain he aerved,
the lattea telllnaj him aome of the rhon
had "to go downtown." Pox main
tained that his only reward was la,
arduous duties es a poUceoian.
After a Jury was aeleoted to-Jay g
try Fox. Attorney I. outs P. (grant, fill
attorney i asked for a postponement on
til li o'clock. This waa granted an I
Pox, In th ineanUms. mads a eomplott
confession to Mr. Whitman and throw
hlmsulf on the mercy of ths Pistrtgts
When the accused policeman was ar
raigned before Just e Ooff et 1 o , lock,
Mr. (Jrant addresssd the Court:
"Owing to circumstances that have
arisen since adjournment.'" he i'd,
"my client desires to wltlnlnw his
plea of not guUty and sntar instead a
plea of guilty."
Fox, In hbj psdlgree, said he waa
th.rty-seven years old. that botli his
parents were bom in Ireland, Put tha:
he was born In this city. He gave his
addles as No. 'imi Morris avenue.
He declared he do" not drink.
District-Attorney Whitman a.ked that
Pot's prssent ball ha osnUaued uui