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NOTHING BUT MERE RUMORS OF
GARDNER HAS NO EVIDENCE
KDetectlves Told Woman Heard
Conversation and Say Ap
pointment Was Made.
Police Return to Theory of
Robbery Suicide "Down
to His Last Penny."
(Special from a Staff Correspondent
of The Evening World.)
PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 6. New ef
forta to aupply a missing link In the
chain ot evidence forged nbout Ber
nard W. Lewis, the suleldo, to show
that ho killed Maltlo Colbort, Known
ON NIGHT BEFORE TRAGEDY,
NEW WITNESS IS QUOTED
f't M Draco Itoborts, tho pretty adver
. .. ' . . . ......
using tnouei, wero ui-guu wuuj.
Detectives were endeavoring to ob
tain from a witness Just brought Into
the, cae, aald to bo a woman, proofs
to ahow tho son of the wealthy Pitts
burgh coal operator and the girl were
together last Friday, the day of the
' t. An automobile accessory dealer
Vi ' promised t0 produce a woman who, he
ft: ay. was with Miss UobcrtB on tho
night preceding the murtior nna
heard the model talk on tho telephone
with Lewis, who was nt a hotel.
Mtsa Bobcrts refused to meet tho
man at first, but later an nppolnt
m.nt wnn mndo. tha rtollco say.
TWO SAY LEWIS AND MODEL
' District Attorney Itotiin announced
thla rftomoon Oiat tho pollco bad
found two persons to establish that
Miss Itoberts and Lewis were well
W. C. Chambers of No. 1430 Vine
Stroot and his wife told Itotan that
his wlfo and himself met Lewis and
Miss Roberts together i'n the nob-
erU apartment during tho automobile
show here a year ago. Later In the
same week thoy met thorn at the
aatne place. Tho police also have In
formation that Miss Itoberts was In
New York six weeks ago und talked
with Lowis over tho telephone
The pollco also wero told that
Lewis and Miss Itoberts met In James?
town, N. Y.. nlno years ago, when
eho wm sovontccn. Tho Informant
declared thoy expected to bo mar
ried, but tho young man' parents
f objected and hroko up tho match.
This was while Lewis was still a
student at Yalo.
When .social UlstlnctlotiH separated
her frorrt Iowla, It Is declared, tho
girl entered upon tho sordid careor
.if that ended In her death.
Lewis and tho girl did not meet
again until thrco years ngo, It Is said.
Tho old " infatuation onco moru
gripped him, and their acquaintance
grew, tho police say, until tho mur
der. Marie Collins, an Intimate friend of
Miss Hobcrts's, told Captain of Do
i tectlves Tute she never heard the
I model speak of Lewis, although she
thought she was acquainted with
every man who visited her chum.
"It always was Miss Roborts's
oustom," said Miss Collins, "when
ever she had a visitor to telephone
me. On Friday mornino, however,
when I called her up and told her
I was not feelinn well and Invited
her to my apartments on the sec
ond floor, she said only that she
had company, On every other oc
casion she told me the name of
tha man who was with her in her
Oaptalnof Detectives Tato to-day
(Continued on Fourth Paso.)
CAR PLUNGES DOWN
HILL AFTER CRASH
Crowded Trolley Jumps Track
at an Erie Crossing and
Following a collision with an auto
truck on an Incline of tho riank
Hoad at Traphagen Street. North
Bergen, at 11 o'clock to-day, a
crowded White Lino trolley car of
the Public Service Corporation,
bound from Hoboken to Paterson,
ran away down tho hill, attaining a
speed of forty-five miles an hour.
The car Jumped the trnck at tho Erie
croslng In Homestead, bumped forty
feet over the Erlo right of way and
then fell over on Uh side.
Adolph Kunsch, Ilfty-llvo years old.
of No. 44 Spring Street, West Hoboken,
died three hours after tho accident In
North Hudson Hospital of Injuries and
shock sustained in the collision. Of
tho sixty or more passengers on tho
car fully fifty were injured, but few
seriously. Twenty-eight were treated
In North Hudson Hospital. With the
exception of thoso named below all
went to their homes:
The Itov. C. B. Muster of New
Ururumlck, -who Is suffering from
painful cuts and contusions; William
Kllvort of Seoaucus, whoso left knee
cap was dlslocatod, and Georgu Bailey
of No. 06 Prospect Avenue, PaBHale,
motorman, who suffered Internal In
juries. The trolley car was headed down
the hill and the auto truck was bound
up. Herbert Arenout, of Becaucus,
was driving the truck which Is owned
by Ilabblck & Adklns, nurserymen ot
Rutherford. On tho sent with Are
nout was his helper, William Hubcr.
As tho truck and tho trolley car
approached each other Gaetano Tato
do, of No. G4D Haguo Street, West
Hoboken, driving a touring car, with
his wife and thrco children as pas
sengers, and bound down tho hlil,
swung out to pass tho trolley car and
found himself In tho path of the
truck. Uy putting on speed Tnlodo
shot through tho space between the
truck nnd the car and wont on his
Arenout apparently lost his hoad
and swung his truck to tho left nnd
Into a head-on collision with tho car.
Tho Infant daughter of Mrs. Joslo
Magglo, of Bccuucus, wm tho first
person taken from tho wreck and was
found tu havo escaped without a
scratch. Mrs. Maggln sustained a
number of slight cuts nnd contusions
but was Jubilant In tho knowledge
that she hod saved her baby.
Arenout was arrested, charged
with nsitfult and battery, tho au
thorities holding him responsible for
"OSBORNE" CASE UP MONDAY
Hotel f'lrrk Who lih-iillrli-il ,um(.
W. In lie Tried Aunlii.
Franklin 1). Safford, tlm clerk at the
Kensington Hotel, I'lalnlleld, N, J., who
Identified James V, Osborne as the
"Oliver Osborne" who accompanied Itai1
Tanzcr to Unit lintel, will on .Monday f,o
on trial for i second time In tho l'nlte.1
States District Court on an Indictment
for perjury, his previous conviction hav
ing been leversed.
The trial of Harford v. be followed
by that of Itae Turner,
WAR'S HARSH NOTE
JARRED MELODY IN
Fontana (Italian) Tells Why
Mme. Matzenauer (German)
Grew to Dislike Him.
DIVORCE SUIT REPLY.
Wife Says Husband Was Too
Friendly With Women Here
and in Rome.
That bitter feeling brought about
by tho European War separated Fer
rari Fontana, the Italian tenor of
tho Metropolitan Opera House, and
his wlfo Mmo. Matzenauer, tho noted
German soprano. Is tho allegation of
Fontana In papers filed In tha Su
preme Court to-day answering his
wlfo'a suit for absolute divorce. Two
prominent women of Homo and sev
eral others In this country are named
by Mmo. Matzenauer as co-respondents.
In her charges against the tenor
Mme. Matzenauer alleges that on
several occasions hct met threo
of the women named In his home
at No. 12 East Ninety-fourth Street,
at Far Ilockaway, and In an apart
ment houso on West Seventy-ninth
Street. Other ohargos are the result
of a visit ot Forrarl-Fontana to his
villa at Ccscnatlco, Italy, in tho sum
mer ot 1916.
"Tho war now ponrtlnr In Europe
caused her to continually accuso mo
of being responsible for the death of
her people," tho tenor states in his
answer. "Sho was always quarrelling
with mo ns to tho question of the
war and accusing mo.
"Sho went to our camp at Schroon
Lako in tho Adlrondacks before mo
In tho summer ot 1915 and whon I
arrived there I found sho had hired
all German servants who did not
speak English. Sho knew It annoyed
mo nnd I could not understand them,
but she refused to dlschargo them.
"I feared tho worry would cause
mo to loso my volco. I tried to be
come reconciled and gave a big party
on the annlverrary of my daughter's
birth on Jan. 20, 1916, but after It was
over sho ordered mo to Icavo tho
' 'You shall go,' she said, 'and take
tho child with you. Oo jo tho dovll.' "
Tho tenor In his answer states that
,ho left tho house two days later and in
a fow weeks left for Italy to arrange
for his temporary exemption from
army service and to attend to somo
business affairs. When ho was abroad
Mine. Matzenauer Instituted suit for
Mme. Mntzonaunr has denied, her
husband purmlslson to hco their child,
Adralna, three years old. and tho
llttlo girl ha been kept hlddon, ac
cording to Nlcholaw Sclvaggl, attorney
for Fontana. On Monday n writ of
habeas corpus will bo askod to bring
tho child Into court.
SHIP FROM U. S, PORT
IS REPORTED SUNK
Norwegian Steamer Fama, Which
Sailed From Portland, Me.,
Said to Be Destroyed.
LONDON, Jan, C Tho Norwegian
stoamcr Fnma is bolloved to havo
boon sunk. Tho Norwegian steamer
Erica, erroneously reported sunk, has
arrived In port,
Tho Puma, of 1,532 tons net, sailed
from Portland, Mo., on Dec. 8 for
Marseilles, putting in at Sydney, C, II.,
on Dec. U with a broken bulkhead
and resuming her voyage on Doc. 21,
(ilrl Kill Mini She Ilrclnrr
POUT WOHTH. Tux., Jan. 6. Charg
ing thut he h.ul wronged her und at
tempted to force her to become u white
slave, .Vi t'lilltn Medders, elxhtren, to
day h (i und killed D. P. McAdains,
fwtj-tl', u ruomlns house keeper.
HOME OF SINGERS
GERMAN RULER DENOUNCES
ALLIED REFUSAL OF PEACE
A S THE WAR WILL GO ON
"Before God and Humanity," He Says,
"I Declare That on Our Enemies
Alone Falls Responsibility for
Further Terrible Sacrifices."
AMSTERDAM (via London), Jan. 6. A Berlin telegram says that the
following order ot the German Emperor to tho army and navy has been
"Conjointly with tho allied (Central Powers) rulers I proposed
to our enemies to enter forthwith Into peace negotiations. Our enemies
refused my offer. Their hunger tor powor desires Germany's destruc
tion. Tho war will be continued. Before God and humanity I declare
that on tho governments of our enemies alone falls tho heavy re
sponsibility for all tho further torrlblo sacilflces from which I wished
to saro you.
"With Justified Indignation at our enemies' arrogant crime and
with determination to defend our holiest possessions and sccuro for tho
Fatherland a happy futuro you will hecomo as steel. Our enemies did
not want tho understanding offered by mo. With God's holp our arms
will enforco It.
WILT I ELM, I. IL
JERSEY BANK WRECKER
GETS LONG PRISON TERM
Edward H. Hatch, of Mutual Trust
Company, Had to Be Assisted
Sentences amounting to not less
than soven and not more than four
teen years at hard labor In Trenton
Prison wero Imposed to-day upon Ed
ward II. Hatch by Chief Juatico
Gummero of tho Supremo Court In
Newark. Similar sentences wero
Imposed on each of two Indictments;
on flvo other Indictments It was de
creed that tho sentences should run
concurrently with tho other two.
Hatch was convicted of wrecking
tho Mutuul Trust Company by draw
ing out largo Bums and ordorlng the
books altered to cover tho thefts.
Hatch, who has been very 111, had
to bo assisted Into court to hear ills
Thomas S. Hyrne, the cashier who
mado tho alterations In tho books
under orders ot Hatch, was allowed
to go with u suspended sentence.
Twenty members of tho Grand Jury
which Indicted Byrne, united in a
plea for leniency, saying thoy bo
lloved he had no evil Intent,
HERBERT BRENON STRICKEN.
Movie niriTlnr In Wllnilmrton
llnKpltnl With Typhoid IVriT.
Herbert Ilrcnon, the moving picture
director, Is In a hospital at Wilming
ton. Del., having been stricken with
typhoid fever. Ills condition Is so se
rious that two specialists were sent
from this city last night to attend him.
His wlfo nnd mother nro at his side.
Mr. llrenon, who was recently offered
1110,000 fur a year's work, was taken III
with grip In this city a week ago while
conducting rehearsals of Mine. Dazlo's
dancing pantomime, Although he had
been confined to his bed, ho Insisted
upon going to Wilmington to sen tho
opening of Mile. Dalle's act. On Mon
day he was threatened with pneumonia,
but last night typhoid developed und
ho wus hurried to tho hospital.
BOMBS FOUND IN A FLAT.
Ilnimpkeeper IHneners l'.,lnl vr
After Itiillnii family Milted Out,
Four big fire liombi which may have
been part of a criminal outfit were
found tn-dity In nn apurtnvnt nn the
second floor of No, SCO lllghth Avenue,
An Italian family moved out of the
rooms a few days ago and this morn
ing Mrs. Alary Coffee, tha housekeeper,
found the bombs.
Detectives Birth nnd Correll took the
exploslws to Police llrmlriunrters, wh'ro
Inspector Owen Kuun examined them,
It Is thought the bombs wero to tu hid
den in cargoes of ships.
PARIS AND BERLIN
BOTH ARE SENDING
NEW PEACE NOTES
Washington Hears Germany
Is Preparing to Stale
WASHINGTON, Jan. . Officials of
tho Wilson Administration were keen
ly Interested to-day In the report,
published In tho Lucerne, Kwltxer-
land, Caiette, and cabled here, that
the Central Powers aro preparing a
second noto to the Entento Allies.
enumerating the preclso forms on
which they will mako peace.
Tho report that Prcsldont Wilson
la preparing a second peaco noto was
branded as totally falso by Counsellor
Polk of tho Ktato Department, acting
under Instructions from the Presl
dent. A cablegram was received at the
Htnto Department yesterday from
Ambassador Pago nt London, saying
tho roply of tho Allies had been com
pleted. He belloved It would be put
on the cables for this city last night
If so It should reach tho .State Da.
partment to-day and bo In rcadl
ness for publication 8utulay morn
ing. It Is understood this date has
been arranged for simultaneous Is
suance of the answer here and
As the prospects for peace grow Uss
brlfjht, the President Is becoming
more insistent that the full rights of
the United States shall be protected
in tha future.
In a I'l-adllim over tho Washington
despatch giving the statement of Hep
rcsontatlvo Wood's hearsay tet.
mony of "Peaco Noto" leaks, It was
mado to appear that tho namo of
Felix M. Warburg had been men
tioned among others. Tho Kvnnlng
World desires to state In correction
that Mr, Warburg' name was not
brought Into the matter directly or by
"BUFFALO BILL" DYING;
DOCTOR GIVES UP HOPE
Cody Is Slowly Ncariiir the
Knd as I le Is Hurried From Glen
wood Springs to Denver.
OIJ3NWOOD SPRINGS. Col., Jan.
0. The condition of Col. William F.
Cody ("Buffalo Bill") took il turn for
the worse early to-day, and his physi
cian announced he was hurrying tho
Colonel back to Denver.
"Colonol Cody Is slowly nearlmr the
end nnd cannot recover from his pres
ent lllneas," Dr. W. W. Cook, In at
MAYOR TO NAME NEGRO
FOR BOARD OF EDUCATION
Dr. I:. P Roberts to De Appointed
When Uleven Vacancies Are
Hilled on Monday.
Dr. n. P. Itoberts, a nogro, of No.
S42 West Flfty-thlrd Htreot. Manhat
tan, wilt be appointed a member of
the Board of Education by Mayor
Mltchol on Monday whon a list of
eloven appointments to fill unexpired
terms and vacancies Is announced.
Mayor Mltchcl Is said to havo been
greatly Influenced In his selection of
Dr. Itoberts by recommendations of
MnJ, It. II. Moton, colored, who is the
successor of tho late Booker T. Wash
ington us head of tho Tuskegeo Instl
tute,Georgla, and of H. B. Trlsdell.
a white man, who Is head of the
Hampton Instltuto for colored stu
dents at Hampton, Va.
Tho last negro on the Board of Edu
cation was Kamuel It. Scottron, who
aorvod In Brooklyn from 1891 until
Of tho eleven vacancies In tho
Board, nlno aro for terms not ex
plred until Jan. I, nnd two aro duo
to tho death of Mr. Carroll and tho
resignation of MIhi Drelur,
Four of the memborrt who urn now
holding over will likely bo reap,
pointed. They are Joseph B.irondcss.
Isadora Levy, John Mat tin and (.'. J,
HOLD-UP MEN ROB EXPRESS
MESSENGER OF $10,000
Posses in Autos Chasing Pour Who
riot Glass Company Payroll
P1TTHIIUKOH, Jan. C. Four
mnslitxl highwaymen to-day held up
an express messenger at Tnrentum,
nuir bore, and robbetl him of 110,000,
tho payroll of the FIuccus Glass Com.
puny. The money had been sent from
hero by rail and upon Its receipt nt
Tarentum was transferred to nn nuto.
mobile of the Glass Company, though
still In charge of the messenger.
As the machine was passing through
the residence part of the village It
was Mldowlped by a large touting car
and stopped. Immediately t man with
a hnndkerohlef over his face sprang
on the running board and, iilutlng a
revolver nt tlm express messenger, or-
' iliir,.,! hi,,, tn hnri.l .lit Itut .rwtrif.i.
A Ix.f.ulti !ipnu.l tumult I rri im.,1 l:i 1 1.1 v
, ... ..j , Wf
'left hero In automobiles Meantime
other amuM parties had heen m ule up
at Turentum In neighboring villages.
"An Anliuittril Irleli Willi it llrnril
full of I'riot."
WASHINGTON, Jan. S Hvpresenta
tlvn llellln's dellnltlon of iltiurnor
Hughes i "An nulmiitud Icicle with a
beurd full nf frost" lie gnw It to-day
In a speech defending Secretary of tlin
Navy Daniels us the best Navy exec
utive the country over had.
T OUT BY
PUBLISHED IN WALL STREET
Ticker News Service Also Gave a Hint
About the President's Possible
Action Subpoenas Issued for
Staffs of Two Publications.
EXCHANGE AGREES TO GIVE
ALL AID IT CAN TO INQUIRY
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6. Representative Gardner of Massachusetts,
to-day frankly admitted he had "no evidence worth the paper it is writ
ten on" to Implicate anybody in the White House or Toy of the depart
ments or "anyone else" in the so-called "leak" on President WilsonN
peace note to the warring nations.
He told this to-dny to the Houm Rules Committee which is con
ducting an inquiry into the matter.
Gardner supported his emphatic charge that there was a "leak" of
advance information to Wall Street on the President's peace note by
reading a despatch which was sent out by the Dow, Jones & Co.'s
news ticker service shortly after 2 o'clock of the afternoon before the
note was released for publication.
Gardner made his declaration and read the copy of the news
ticker's report to the House Rules Committee when it reconvened
to probe the charges of Representative Wood, Indiana, that some
one "tipped off Wall Street and precipitated an unprecedented down
ward price movement on the New York Slock Exchange."
He said the committee ought to question President Wilson and
Secretary Tumulty, all employees of the White House and State De
partment and oflicials and employees of American Embassies abroad
as to the "leak."
Itepresentatlvn w, ...
EDITORS OF FINANCIAL
PAPERS SILENT ON QUIZ
Wall Street Journal Says Nothing
Irregular Will De Found in
Editors of Financial America nnd
the Wall Htreot Journal, newspapers
named In tho Investigation of tho al
leged "leak" on President Wilson';
peaco note, to-day refused to com
ment on tho nows that their Washing
ton staffs would bo quizzed In tho
Tho Wall Htreet Journal declared
thero would bo nothing found Irreg
ular when Its Wushlugton despatches
wero presented ti tho committee.
"COP" STUCK IN TRANSOM,
BUT CAPTURES BURGLAR!
Pat Policeman Gets Only Half Way
When He Tries to Follow Thin
Thief Into Store.
Patrolman Bucurli, of the West)
Forty-seventh .Street station, saw a
man climbing over the transom at
thu Jewelry storo of Jacob llothen
berg, No. H53 West Forty-second
Htreet, at four o'clock this morning.
Ho started to climb In after tho thief,
but after getting half way through
Bucurls found that his bulk nnd
heavy overcoat prevented him going
further. Tho burglar refused to come
out and hulp li-in, but llucurls man
aged to rearh his revolver and fired
twlco and thou tho burglar capitu
lated, Bucurls mado him stand, on a
chair and push him back through tho
tranaom. Threatening to flro through
the glass doot Bucurls forced tho man
to climb through thu transom to tho
Tho nrisofler said ho was Gustave
i:ionwald, year old, an actor,
to tho stand when the hearing opened.
Iloprcsontatlvo Harrison asked him
why ho had mode no efTort to tln.l
"A. Curtis." who In a letter told him
about alleged conferences of Barin h
and Hecretary Tumulty and the rest
of yesterday's rumors.
Wood said ho had written Curtis a
letter addressed "Wall Street. New
Vork," but had received no reply.
"Don't you think you should have
mado Inquiries ns to who this A
Curtis Is?" usked Itepresentatlvo Har
rison, "in view of the fact that you
demanded an Investigation, Insisted
on It, and claimed It was a Question
of personal privilege?"
Wood replied that the letter "spoke
for Itself." Ho said ho understood
Curtls's Information was based udou
. . vv ICUAIIOU
statements of others.
"With whom did you confer befora
Introducing tho resolution?" asked
Harrison, but the question wns ruled
out ua Irrelevant
It wns then that Harrlsqn mado the
Hat statement, In answer to a queMlou
by Itepresentatlvo Campbell, Kansus,
that ho thought thero was a luuk and
that "furthermore It went throutrh
representatives of tho llnanciul Jour
Following tins, thu Committee, tu
sides Issuing subpoenas for tho entire
Washington staffs of Financial Amei
leu and the Wall Hticct Journal, or
orderes thctj publications to produce
copies of news sent out by their Wash
ington staffs nn Dec. !0.
It was breiught out that Wo,d did
not try to get In personal touch with
Curtis, but had merely written hint
asking him to furnish facts, Wooel
said he had received many similar
anonymous letters slnco tho resolfl
tlwis were Introduced.
When Gardner was culled ho said
"Tho beginning ot tho downward ten
dency In tho stock market Is flrst'a'ie
parent botwocn f2.t5 and 1.45 of Det,
V). United Btatej) Steel, which oit'd