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Prisoners to Tell More Secrets in German Bomb Plot
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FRANTIC MOTHERS GO INSANE AT FIRE
AS 27 SCHOOL CHILDREN PERISH IN TRAP
MORE CONFESSIONS EXPECTED
IN BIG 80MB CONSPIRACY ;
HUNT FOR BACKERS GOES ON,
Two of the Five Prisoners Re
ported Willing to Tell
More of Plot.
SONG WATCH FA
German Agent Once Seen Act
ing Suspiciously Near
TVWi two of the prisoners In tho
bomb conspiracy ready to glvo evi
dence for the Government, the
authorities In charge of tho prosecu
tion are preparing the case for speedy
Indictments and trial. They hope to
find the men higher up who supplied
the large mime of monoy used by
Ueut. Robert Fny and Wnltor I..
Scholt, his Accomplice, In preparing
to wreck ships and American muni
Dr. Herbert Ivlenzle, who Is alleged
to have started this particular con
spiracy by writing to his father In
Germany, was taken from his cell In
the Tombs this afternoon before
United Btatns Commissioner Hough
ton. An ngent of the National Sur
ety Company gavo twinl for him In
$25,000 and ho was allowed to go. Hn
declined to say a word ubout tho case.
Fay and Rchnls nr still In tun
Tombs, and I'aul Daechu Is still
locked up In Wecliawkcn. It Is ex
pected that he will soon bo brought
to Now York.
Chief William J. Flynn of the So
cret Bervtco sold this afternoon:
"We navo not bo far evidence that
will conneot tho prisoners either with
the German Government or with ulU
ciala of the German Government In
this country. Wo are contldout, how
ever, that thcro 1b somebody behind
thetn. tl Is toward fcrrotlng out tho
identity of their backers that we uro
now concentrating our efforts."
It became known to-day that tho
Customs Neutrality Squad has boen
watching Lieut. Robert Fay and Ills
aide, Walter Sobolz, flitting about
hips along the Hudson Ittver and
Brooklyn piers during tho last ulx
weeks. This squad ot elghty-Ovo mon
was appotntod by Colloctor Dudley
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STEEL TRUST SUIT
GOES TO HIGHEST COURT
Government Files Petition for Ap
peal In Sherman Law Case Won
TRENTON, N. J., Oct. 27. Tho
Govwrumenl's putllluii fur mi uppeal
to the United Htates Supremo Court
In tho Hhorman antl-truBt suit
against the United States Htcol Cor
poration was tiled hero to-day In the
Tho appeal Is taken as a matter
of right and Insures u hearing of the
cose by tho highest Federal Court,
The appeal Is from tho recent de
cision of tho District Court dismiss
ing tho complaint or the Government,
In whloh thii Htcel corporation wa.
charged with being a combination In
restraint ot trada uud In violation of
the Sherman act, and whloh sought
GIRL FOUND DEAD i
VICTIM OF ROBBERS!
Head Severed From Body of
Miss McCallin, Daughter of
I Srtil in Tha Hrrntw Wolt )
P1TTSHUHUH, Oct. IS. Tho hcad-
Icms body of Miss Sophia McCallin,
daughter of the late William C. Mc
Callin, former Mayor of Pittsburgh,
won found lato Inst night on tho Penn
sylvania Railroad tracks nt Roup, a
passenger station within the cltv llm.
Tho body was so badly crushed that
Identification was impossible until
this morning, when tho young wom
an a nbsenco from tho offlco of K. H.
Morrow, City Comptroller, whose sec
retary sho was, started an Inquiry.
Miss McCallin left her office vrster.
day afternoon. Tho clrcuiiitunces
leading to her death are not known.
although almost fifty passenger trulns
siop at tho stutlon during tho after
noon and night.
The police say Mis, McCallin re
ccntly Inherited :5,ooo which sho
us to icccivo Nov. 1. They believe
sho was robbed, inurdetcd und her
body curried to tho siot where It was
"I'jmnnd rings worth J2.000 worn
by Miss McCallin aro missing. Two
Angers had been cut off tho victim's
Tho body Itself bore no bruises of
such character as would Indicate
death by being struck by a train.
MORE FUNDS 'DISCOVERED'
TO RUN NIGHT SCHOOLS
Comptroller Prendergast Believes
That the Problem Will Ue
' Solved To-Morrow.
Comptroller Prcndergast said thii
afternoon thut tho controversy bo
tweun tho Hoard of Estimate nnd the
Hoard of Education over tho night
school appropriation will como to nn
end to-morrow. Ho says: 'Tho Hoard
of Education has found within Its up
proprlatlons sufficient funds to take
euro of the evening schools, nnd a ro.
port suggesting tho required trans
fer will bo offered to tho Hoard of
Eatlmutu for unanimous consent to
Mrs. Mathilda C. Ford, educational
expert of tho Hoard of Estimate
located $50,000 in uiiexpondod edu
cution funds which was transferred
to tho ntuht school fiimiu uun,.
then $87,000 morn was "ilinpov-rJ "
It Is said In the City Hall to-day
that Mrs. Ford will h.ivo "discovered"
other Hoard of Education funds by
to-morrow and that It will bo sug
gested that they he transferred.
FlfUT turn 1'iirw; for UormroMi, file
Hut uri half furlunit. till To IK 111 lllulwrll)
tlms'it 17 w. iilac II in. lm $.1 ui, fir.t. iu.
Umrj. 114 iMfum plain 1 1. .'id, thuii (.llo uv.
onu: jii-fjii.iiiir, ill milium .1111. fli 10 tlerl
Tin', Mull A. M.hiImm. s,ii,.n)i II ,n lt.
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bli Ami Vllit. II iIIit ami i'liurr.nll iiw j,;
Sir Tlioliuin I'll it I'll lliitiiiu licmi,
LONDON, (ii t. : -.Sir Thomas
Powell lluxton. President or tho iirlljsli
and Foreign Antl-Sluvery Kotiety uml
(ormerly Governor of Koulh Auatrallr,;
died to-day. lit was born In 1W. r'
PASSES NEW YORK
15.000 FEET IN AIR
Reaches Here an Hour Late in
His Flight From Albany
STOPPED AT ARDSLIIY.
'ook Some Gasoline at Edwin
Gould's Pier After
noryl II. Kendrlck, the wealthy At
lantlc City aviator, flow ovor this
city Just beforo noon to-day on his
way from Rensselaer, opposite Al
bany, to Capo Hntteras. Kendrlck
Is striving to win tho Curtlts Marine
Flying Trophy for tho grcatcit dls
tancn covered In ton eniccejslvo hours.
Tho distance to be covered ccord
Ing to his route Is 750 miles, und an
his schedule ho should have reached
this city, ICO inllos fiom Albany, nn
hour earlier than ho did. Ho Is using
a machine manufactured by Glenn 11.
Curtis and called u "Hying boat,",
in distinction rrom iiio ordinary
Kendrlck, who passed Poughkcopsle
nt 9.4S o clock, was escorted for wen-ty-flvo
miles on his way by J. 11. R,
Verplanck of Hcacon, flying a ma
chine of similar niako. Kendrlck, who
wan Hying so high over Tarrytowii
that ho was but u speck In tho sky,
canin down nt ICdwIn Gould's pier at
Ardsley. Ho took some gasolcno nnd
readjusted aomo of his machinery, ro
sumtug his Journey after forty mln
utes. Ho kept about Kivcn hundred
fwl ubovii the river until ho reached
Ninety-sixth Street, where C. V
Post of the Aero Club of America win
statlonod with u supply of Kasolimu
and a mechanic, expecting Kendrlck
t niako a scheduled stop thero.
Apparently conlldctit im had tiinntv
of fuel rrom Ardslcy, Kendrlck went
past rapidly, constantly mountinir
nigncr in tnu air so that to Mr. Post's
experienced eye he was from l:00u
to 15,000 feet, or about two and n half
miles from tho earth when ho din.
appeared In tho mists over Hoool.on
Kendrlck passed over Long Uranch
at 12.50 o'clock.
Kondrtck's successful trip down tho
Hudson was necond to that made by
uicnn ii, uurtlss six years ngo when
hn won tho $10,000 prlito offered by
ine world to the first aviator to uc
compllsh the feat.
Kendrlck has been flying from his
home nt Gramurcy Place, near Atlan
tic city, since last spring.
Hit feat In using his hydro-aero
piano for tho rnscuo of his wifo from
arowning attracted n lot of attcn
tton nhout six weeks ago Kendrlck,
with his wlfo and Mr. nnd Mrs. C. lii
Karnes of this city wero caught In
an off-shore tldo rip late In tho evo.
nlng. Kendrlck towed Mr. nnd Mrs.
HamoH to shore, leaving Ills wlfo, an
export swimmer, treading water to
await hM return.
With tho aid of a coast guard, Ken
drlck launched his hydro. ncrnplnnu
and went out to sea until tho search
light cf his machine p:ci:ul up m,.
Kendrlck, who was at tho point of
Tho Curtis Flying Trophy Is award
ed annually to the aviator multing tlm
greatest distance In tho air within
ten hours. Thero Ik no limitation on
tho number of times tho competitor
may alight. Tho liopliy s now hold
by D.ivld II. McCulloch of Newport,
Pa., who made 4X0 miles In suveu
hours and foity.flvo minutes.
irrmri' (iurilrii l.liilillltli a, IS.(n.
A sclii duli III liuiikriiiii v wax i ii.,t
to.iliiy In lu' lnlinl Hi. iii. i liuuni
Court by Ailolpli Hut 1.1ml, propi Ictor
of Tcrriu'ii Uurdi'ii, on llimi 1'lity.
elghtli Ktrret, giving liulillltles us
IIM.619 and uMuts tsC,:i3. lie carrier
iniurance for f2Z,(v0,
Miss C. T. Thayer, Who Became
Bride of Douglas
Miss Cccllo Tessuu Thujtr,
(bughtci of Mr. mid Mrs. lieu
Juniln II, 'rhaur of No 10 Eust
Koventy-iilntU Street, who vwis
murrlfd to DourIus tlllihaiis Hits
homo In Uiwrencc, 1.. I. A spei
this city Mr. Gibbous la ii mjii or
BY AMOS F. ENO
GO TO CHARITIES
Columbia University ami
Museum of Art and Society
for Poor Remembered,
Nearly fS.OnO.OOO in lieiiiicsts Is dis
poned of in the will of Amos F. Hno,
which wits fil'-d for 'probate lain this
afternoon In the offlco of the Hurro
gat. Il Inherited a great fnrluno
from his father, the late Anion It. lino,
and Incnsisod It by wjbh drillings in
Mr. Uno lenvi'n $2,S3n,liOO tn (iiiblle
Instltutlonii, Incluillng 25ii.0f) each
to tho Mntrirpolltnn Museum of Art.
the MtiHi'tim of Natural History, New
York University and tho New York
Association for Improving tho Condi
tion of tho Poor. Ills entire collec
tion of paintings, engravlugii atp! Mil
torlcal data goe.-i to tho Now Vork
Mr l'no gives $S50,ooo to his lirol'ticr
and $50,000 to his sinter. To tho do
Hceiidant of his iilstnr, Mrs. Amos
Plnchot, he br(iie,iths $1,600,000; to
(llfiord Plnchot, Amoi Plnchot and
l.ady .lohnntono, ':,',o,oWi e,nh. 'ur
the ili'Mi'eiiilants of Ilie 1 1 ij . 1 . 1 1 o r i,nii
lit.. iMtiibllshes a trust luinl or ;i,onii,ono,
Mil' I In Am is I'lin-liiit's 1 1 . 1 ! . ti i
l und "f V.1"',''!")
Toe leslduary esl.ile it left t'. IV I
limlillt I'lllversll), HlMi thii I'll i pllon
I of $1,(100,000 to the flelier.il rioip.tj of
Mochanlcs and Trftdiatmen, to wlil.-b
I he hud already tlveu $U9,W0, J
III 4V ssssssssW 111
w H III
afternoon at tho Thayer country
livl train carried tho guest front
Mrs, John !' Gllihong ot No. 341
Admiralty Pears the Argyll,
of 10,850 Tons, May
He Total Loss.
LONDON, Oct. 28, The Admiralty
to-iiiiy mitiiu tnu following announru
"II. M. H. Argyll, (.'apt. Jnmoi Tan
creil, It. N grounded this morning off
the east couiu of Hcotl.iiid. Owing to
hud weather pievalllng it a feared
iiho may becomo a total wierk. All
her olllceia and thu crew have been
Tho cruiser Arirvll. in '.n t,n. ,m.
Iilacemvlit, was luld down III l'J02. Iter
lini'lll.'ll coiii)ilnmeiit Is 1155. Hhe Is 150
feit long. Hot I.ugest guns alo 7.6
inches, of which sho curiles four, Hhu
mis six Ii-iiidii, two j-liicli and twentv
two 3-pound gnus, and two torpedo
lull l. i ,l,u4 .leiilrlH'l-ll Ill,
Pftii-H CiiriiilUm van do I'orinii, on 10
o nn ii memoir or a weaitny family
III llolluiiil, who Im.i , cm In thla
enoiuiy n iiiiin over roui yeiirn. work
lug as a waller under tin luunn of
John lli'ielili'li. wiih heiiten I in an.
Ill the electric chair union limn iluilng
the week of Dee I,, liy ImU'e Miilonu
ill inu i iniri or lieiiernl KeHimi4 to
day Van de I'lirput l ilihcd nnd
iinieii .urn iriioura wrigiif, a widow
in irunt of liei liuiiie, ',i s f jriatt
1' iiiy-'oiro niieei. in i. i, '
WIIiom lii lleeelti Milfriiulm..
I 'iii.'ii., mi rr, ooerit
S il .'ii iiiii'iiini , il i i-.l'u Ih, i ,i wonlil
Muni nn Iii'i r, Sin ah llird l'i. Id unil
Mln I'laniiM .lollfe, 1 1 pi eenl nl n of
ttie Woinau's Yotern 'onventlon rn
icntly liul tl In Sun l''iniiuli.i, who will
pieauiit ii putitlou urglnv nation wld
iiUffMne lor woiucu,
Chamber of Deputies in Up-
jar, Defers Action . Re
quest of Viviani.
BALKAN CRISIS BLAMED.
Pr.iiure of Allies to Gain Bul
garia as Ally Called Dip
rARta, Oct. 2S. Premier Vlvlanl
snd the entire French Cabinet re
signed to-day nnd the official an
nouncement ot tho fact has been
made, Vlvlanl will be succeeded by
x-rrtrnWr HrUnrt, who h been
asked by President Potncnre to form
n new Cabinet.
Afte; announcement of' the resig
nations the Chamber of J)eputloi
adjourned a stormy session at tho re
quest ot M. Vlvlanl, who nsked that
the discussion of tho Cabinet crisis
be put over until to-morrow, M.
llrlnnd gavu his cunsont.
When asked to create a new Min
istry M. Ilrland msdo this statement!
"Premier Vlvlanl took steps to en
large his Cabinet. I am continuing
them In my turn, but 1 hsvo no offi
cial mandate, since them la no Min
isterial crisis. Accordingly, tho con
versations I have had with various
political leaders have been only semi
olllclal, and 1 ask you to oxplaln that
It Is In that sense t lat activities
must be regardud. Porhapi 1 may tin
In a position to say more very soon."
The ihakeup Is attributed to gen
en.l dissatisfaction with thu Govern
ment's forelin pollay and great dls-
anuolntment over the failure of tho
Allies to win llulgsrla as nn rlly.
There In eiiual blntnn placed upon
England for this so called dlplnmntlo
blunder und Ihnro Is muchipeculntlon
horn concerning tho probability of the
retirement of Htr Edward Grey from
the llrltlsh Foreign Ministry.
The feeling In France Is that Hrlt
IMi dlplotnncy was quite an much to
blame ns won Frsnce'e for the un
satisfactory situation tn tho IlaJksm.
While the French had. of course,
nnthlng to say concerning the Lon
don Cablnot, It wae genornlly eug
gustod that tho Parln Mlnlstry'n over
throw might so heavily rmphasUo
the two Foreign Olllces' failure an to
drive Hlr lidward Into retirement.
Many peoplo believed, Indeed, that
Germany and Austria won Hulgiirls,
'.n their sldn as a result of Hlr i.d
ward's blundering, not because of
Delcjisse's, nnd that the latter re
signed as a protest ngiilnst the Kng
llsh Foreign Minister's methods.
Olllclal announcement ot a rrcou
siructod Cublnot was oxmcted hourly.
Tim best Information was that It
would be made up us follows:
llrtnnd Premier and Minister of
Jules Cainlsm General Hecrotnry.
l) Freycltiet Vice-President of
t'.ililuel without portfolio.
Vlvlanl- Minister of Justice,
(lullienl Minister of War.
Admiral Lacaxo Minister of Marine.
Itibot Minister of Kluaneo.
Doiimerguu- Mlnlator of Colonies,
Paluleve Minister of Education and
Inventions (thu latter nowly created).
Ilourgeols, Combon, Peiiy.i Cochin
and Jules Guotde, Ministers without
It Is said M. Ciimhutt will bo
llriaiid's sicretary and chief vlvli.er.
I'oienin Minister Delcasso was (ho
llr.it i'lcui'li 1,'iililuet mrinber to sue
lemlii' hit liortfollo. Pieiiilci Ylviuul
took oiei his work. The change
proved iiisullli'leut to meet tho pop
ular demand for a strengthened Mln
lutry, and to-day's offer by Vlvlunl
to yield the Premiership was tho su.
AS 700 STRUGGLE FOR LIFE:
Suddenly Swept by Fire of Mys
terious Origin Nuns Unable
to Hold Children in Check.
PHAnOQY, Mass., Oct. 28. Fire swept through the three-story
brick building occupied by the St. John's parochial school to-day, burning
or driving to death in the panic that followed the alarm probably thirty
of the 7oo boys and gltls who a few mlnules before had assembled for
their dally lessons.
Twenty-seven bodies have been recovered, twelve being removed
from the vestibule, where the jam of terrified little ones resulted In the
greatest loss of life. Many others were injured In their flight down tht
stairways and a few jumped from the windows of the third floor.
Ovcry available ambulance answered the call that followed the out-
break of the fire. Primarily they were intended to carry away Injured
children, but scores of mothers required the attention of physicians and
nurses. The ambulances made trip
hospital with raving mothers who had
NEW HAVEN SUITS
ARE VOTED DOWN
Ballot Against Action for Res
titution of Railroad Funds
Is 925,124 to 14,533.
NI7W IIAVKN, Conn., Oct. IS.-Tho
ptcsent board of fifteen directors of
tho Now Vork, Now Huven & Hart
ford Railroad Company was formally
declared elected to-day ut tho stock
holders' meeting, which had recessed
over from last night because tho tell
ers had not completed their count of
tho stock vote. Kach director got
practically 919.9:3 vottw, with nouo
The acts of thn directors wore ap
proved by n vote of 9t,J10, with U.77I
votes cust In approvnl, without the
paragraph In the annual loport which
elated that the directors hud deemed
it unwlso to bring restitution suits
agulnst a former management.
A resolution offered by Asa, P,
French of Huston, to direct tho board
to bring robtltutlon suits was rejectod
II IS! t" I, M"d th rwolutlon
Hugh W Ogden of Hoston, to order
tlm directors to stop their opposition
to the suit ot minority stockholders
ugalnst former dlreotors wiu defeated
Ly the same stock vote.
At the meeting President H.idley of
Yalo and Kll Whitney worn tli only
directors prosunt Stockholders num
bered Uss than ten.
Tlilec. lie! Ss.ooo Win-Hi ur ,lenelr
tilir.li.NWIi'll, Conn, Oct. p.
lnoOiiriMy $s,oon worth of Jewiliy .iml
nlleruri' wan stolen lust iiltflit fiom
itlm home of I.ouln Muit I and llowaid
I lliieliuu.iii In 1'ortehrater, N. V., accord
ing to Infuriii.ttloii In putsesilan ot the
police htr to-day. About J 6.000 worth
was t a let n from the Uuchauau homo.
after trip, hurrying away to the nearest
become almost insane.
- Hundreds began arrlvlnrat the scene
of thn fire within a half hour after
thn first alaum was sounded. Moth
ers wore frantlo as they senrcbed for
thulr little ones. They ran from one
group to another almost as wildly
und hysterically as did tho chlldreai
In scores of cases there was an
answering cry, A half-dressed, smoke
begrlmod boy or girl would hysteric
Then would como a rush of moth
ers In response and tho one fortun
nta enough to bo uble really to claim
her child would fold him In her arms
and, crying and laughing by turns,
movo away to be lost In the gathering
Half an hour after the firemen ar
rived one ot the sixteen Miters was
resaiod, badly burned and In a hys
terical condition. She broke free from
her reseunrs when carried Into the
open ulr and shouted for. some one to
gu to tho atd of the children trapped
ou tho third floor. Firemen made
vain efforts to loam from her raving
cries how many children wero still
on that floor. Mure laddors were
thrown against tho building, but
again rolling sheets of llama buried
back the reecuo parties,
BRAVE 8I8TER FOl'QHT HARD TO
Bister Aldegou of the Order of the
Hacred Heart was one ot tbo heroines
of thn holocaust. Hhu saved tho lives
of twenty-flvo children by dropping
them from a window to tho out
stretched arms of men standing belotr.
Homo of tho youngsters she threw
from tlm window by main force as
they clung to hur skirts, sobbing aavt
terror-stricken. Twice clouds of
smoke rolled from tho window where
sho stood and hid her from view of
tho watchers below. Murmurs ot
horror swept through tho crowds, but
fubsldod whan thu smoke rolled bask
and tho black-robed Slistor wus seen
swinging another ohtld over the sill.
Ited flames were licking the top ot
tho window, poking their way through
clouds ot lil'ick smoke, when Hlstec
Alilegnu lietsulf limbed out upon thn
window ledge and signalled thut aha
w.i.i ubout to jump. A nunc blunket
wus held tor Iht ny eight sturdy
men. Hhe dropped into the net un
At the cfaYnt acrota the war.