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y OI LX VI "" X °* 21917. T.. morn^^- g-,s« *S3Sw, YORK. SUNDAY. NOVEMBER 18. 1906.-5 PARTS-SIXTY PAGES. SCENE AT THE YALE-PRINCETON FOOTBALL GAME AT PRINCETON YESTERDAY. WISTER RECEIVING P A FORWARD PASS, AND IN THE ACT OF TURNING WHEN HE CARRIED THE BALI. TO YALE'S SEVEN-YARD LINE. (Photigraph by Penfleld.) MUTUAL CASE DROPPED. JEROME GIVES REASONS. Blames Insurance Department — "Lazes Inadequate." District Attorney Jerome declares himself un gble to prosecute the big life insurance officials other than those against whom he has already taken action. In a. Mutual Life report ho Is making to Governor Hlgglns he repeatedly holds the State Insurance Department responsible for ts.T failure to begin action against the company. Hr. Jerome finds, apparently, that so far as the District Attorney's office Is concerned, every thing that can be done has been done. The forty-seven page report, dated November, and m&4« public yesterday, -was In reply to the Gov ernor's letter of June 22, 1005. Mr. Jerome Bays In his letter that he deemed it best to defer any eoUve ftxamlnatloa of Insurance companies until after the Armstrong investigation, adding that he will "now take up the New York Life Insur ance Company." and report again to Mr. Hlg tins. Although Mr. Jerome states that the Truesdale ooir.mjt'ee placed Its unsuppressed report In his hands, ud that he retained both Truesdale firms at accountants, "opposition" interests yes terday characterized Mr. Jerome's brief as "weaker than the Truesdale report," alleging vital omissions from that report as to subsidiary comDejii*-s. «tc Having declared that the law "does not Im pose duties of a vlsltorlal character upon dis trict attorneys in reference to any class of cor porations," Mr. Jerome pays: The insurance law clearly devolves these du ties upon the Superintendent of Insurance in rupee t to insurance companies, and provides the machinery whereby he may discharge his duties. When, In the discharge of his duties of Investigating the affairs of insurance companies, the Superintendent of Insurance discovers, or ha* reason to believe that a crime has been committed, he should call on the district at torney of the proper county to investigate the Matter, but until a district attorney has dis tinct cause to believe that a crime has been committed It could not be tolerated in an Amer ican community that he should put the inquisi torial machinery of the criminal law into opera tion. As among his own "difficulties" he says: Th- ruk of law that no conviction can be "had upon the testimony of an accomplice, un less he be corroborated by such other evidence v tends to connect the defendant with the commission of the crime (Criminal Code. Sec. "•'■' has rendered It Impossible to proceed in tiHunbei of Instances where apparently crimes nad beer commit! In Illustration he Kays: Large sums of money were disbursed for so ca^ed confidential purposes; the testimony of tne agent handling this money that he used pert to bribe an official would not alone be suf ticient even to Indict. From the nature of such traneactions it is extremely rare that any evi dence exists except the testimony of the ac complice alone. Reverting to the Insurance Department. Mr. **""M said another of the difficulties ■*■ which he had to contend was the absence of penal statutes designed to meet Just such abuses as the investigation disclosed He concludes: r^i^""'^"'" 1 '* th " to""*™* law show* that Bo effort was made In framing it to prevent su.h ahuses by the enactment of penal statutes •P- !n ,ally applloable. The law tiught to !S «*» mta abuses by conferring large nli'r, On the question of "exorbitant salaries" Mr Jerome says: :ioor-o L ° the r<Cf - n t fixing of it at * r / t ; ilnmi:^-l to it. But, assuming «rhaJna«. , iLT • maKes lhelr Dcts ln «"•« ease UwSd, forbid , n h° rrovJslon !n th * insurance Tece! Pt cEntal?. ™ make w such P^ent and «*tote ctoSHtut I U there ln any otller situation? V provl6lon «*!<* meets i Oa **• M m« eubject he adds: 0 . not Bucn Payments under the cir- ra ,°T ed to lhe crlm « of larceny r C^^'y considered, and I £,£* « an tho circumstances, no sound con • ; . C"cUnu«Hl « 3 fourth page. CE^f^ CUVEE" CHAMPAGNE. PL ATT WILL NOT RESIGN. Senator Says Reports to Contrary Are Absolutely Untrue. Senator Thomas C. Platt declared yesterday to a Tribune reporter that he had no Intention of resigning from the United States Senate. There seems to be an Idea abroad among poli ticians that later he may consider such a step, but many say that it will not be until Governor Hig^ins's term of office expire*. Asked if the reports that he contemplated re signing his peat in the Senate. were true, Senator Platt replied: "I can't help "what reports are abroad. I haven't any Intention of resigning. The reports are absolutely untrue. I shall go to Washington as usual." Since the separation of Senator and Mrs. Platt and the disclosures folio-wing: there has been much talk among politician? of the likelihood of a resolution similar to that of the last session being introduced when the Legislature convenes, asking Senator Platt to resign. The resolution presented then bore especially hard on Senator Depew. because of the insurance scandals, but it was defated by a large vote. It seems doubt ful to many who have talked about such a course whether a resolution of that character this year would fare any better. TOMATO FOR BIG TURNIP. Latter a Real Indian — Prepares to Scalp Sorcery Boy. A soft, red tomato struck Chief Big Turnip on the arm yesterday afternoon just as a Fightseeing automobile from the New York Hippodrome car ried sixty Sioux Indians up the Bowery, past Hes ter street. Chief Bis Turnip was sitting on the front seat with Jim Gabriel, who piloted the party on the sightseeing expedition. With, an expreslve grunt, the biff chief arose, leaped to the ground, and with a real warwhoop started in pursuit of the Bowery urchin who had thrown the tomatc. There was a stamped** of several hundred Bow- cry "kids" when the full-feathered Indian started toward them and the crowd scattered in every direction- The other Indians started to jump to the ground to help their chief in case of n fight, but several bluecoats cam* running to quell tho disturbance. Gabriel arose on the front seat and shouted: "B-knock-e-nee: E>-nock-e-nee!" Ii itantly Pis Turnip stopped; the Indians climbed back on the wagon, and the automobile proceeded up the Bowery, but v was noticed that the small boys that followed in its wake wire care ful not to throw things. WHITTIER'S DESCENDANTS POISONED. Alleged Attempt to Kill Family. Who Be came 111 After Eating Beefsteak. [By T»sr«i'H to The Tribune 1 Amesbury. Mas?., Nov. 17. -The state and local police are Investigating what is thought to have bf-en a deliberate attempt to poison the household of Samuel T Pickard, of this town. Recently Mr. Pickard, bis son. Greeuleaf Pick ard, and a nurse, Mrs. Elizabeth Dtegnan, ate pome beefsteak, and soon afterward were taken violently ill. It is alleged that traces of ar e«nic- were founr*. The Pickard fa mil v occupied the homestead of John Greenleaf Whit t lor. the elder Mr. Pickard's wife having V>oen a niece of the poet. CAK PLUNGES INTO DITCH. M. L. Metcalf Breaks Leg— To Reward New Brunswick Hospital with Ambulance. [By Telegraph to The Tribune.] New Brunswick. N. J., Nov. 17.— An automobile owned by M. 1... Metcalf, of Centre street. East Orange, speeding home from th«i Princeton-Yale game, went Into a ditch near Deans this evening. It was overturned and Mr. Metcalf ond his family v. --;.- thrown out. Mr. Metcalf was helped to a trolley car, which carried him to the hospital here, where it was found that one. of his legs was fract ured. He waa SO pleased with his treatment at th« hospital that he has offered to give a new ambu lance to th« town. BURGLARS AT BELMONT'3 FARM. Babylon, I»ng Island, Nov. 17.— Burglars early this morning broke into the greenhouse on the farm of August Helmont at North Baby lon. The thieves entered by way of an open window, went to the gunroom and took two rifles arid a quantity of ammunition. The house baa been unoccupied for some time. The rob b. it was nut discovered until some of the ser vants entered the house t<.-day. There Is no clew to the Identity of the thieves. BIG FOOTBALL BATTLE DRAW Yale and Princeton Teams Fight in Vain to Score in Two Long Halves. ELI ELEVEN OUTPLAYS THE TIGERS. Monster Crowd Sees Hard Fought Game and Brilliant Spectacle on Princeton Gridiron. THE GAME AT A GLANCE. Kror««— Princeton. 0; Vale. 0. Ground gained br nisliins; — First half. Princeton. B3; Yale. 07. Second half, Princeton. 47: Vale. I.M. Total. Princeton, 110: Yale. 218. — First halt. Princeton. 9; Yale. 10. Second half. Princeton. X; Ynl«\ 4. Average length of nunts in yrml»— Princeton, 41; Yale. 40. Number of penalties Princeton, 6; Yule. 5. Loss of gronml in yards from penalties*— Prince ton, 65; Yale, 75. Fir;.t downs mu4le from scrimmage— Princeton, 1; Yale, 9. Attendance — Tiventy-elirlit ilmmis-uikl persons. [Ily Tel*?M'rli '■ The Tiii un« 1 Princeton, N. J . Nov 17.— The football elevens of Yale and Princeton met in furious strife on Brokaw Field here to-day, and played a tie game at <• to <• For two halves of thirty minutes ea< h the sturdy young athletes fought up and down the field, white some thirty thou sand persons looked on with every show of keenest interest, and cheered encouragement. It was one of the cleanest ami at the same time one of the hardest battles ever waged on a gridiron in this country, and was over all too soon to satisfy those who. keyed up to highest pitch, were watching the snuggle with varying feelings of hope and despair. When the referee's whistle ended the memo rable gam- Yale was slowly but surely forcing her way to a victory The Tiger* wore punting. gasping and fighting desperately under the very shadow of their goal posts to stem the tide and hold the plunging Tale backs at bay, but their strength appeared to be railing, and it can l>e said in all fairness that it was wei: for Prince ton that the call of. time came. Princeton bad taken the field confident that the day had come when revenge would be- hf-rs for the loss i>f six games in seven years to her greatest rival, and the outcome, even though it did nol end in de f,. ; ,T. was a crushing blow to her high hopes. Yale, on the contrary, took the field confident in herself, perhaps, but with a record behind bet this year which spelled defeat. The remarkable strength, then, of her eleven came as a distinct surprise even to her most enthusiastic followers. Yale played better, surer, faster football than at any other time this season, and with a courage and determination which threaten danger for Harvard next Saturday Yale won the victory in substance if not in fact, and with that, knowledge Yale men cele brated, while there was no delirium of Joy in Old Nassau. Five times Tale threatened tne Princeton goal line. Once apparent victory was snatched from her grasp by the call of time; four times victory would have been possible with a reasonably sure drop kicker. Veeder failed miserably on three tries at a goal from the fi.-id. and Blglow could not duplicate his goal from placemen! which won the West Point game for Yale. With a Harlan or a Daly or a Hudson in the Ell back field Princeton would have been beaten by a score of at least 10 to 0. It is a big -if," however, although it brings little consola tion to the Tiger camp. Princeton came within seven yards of Yale's goal lino once in the first half on a daring for ward pass from Dillon to Wi.ster, and hope ran high. A penalty for holding robbed the Tigers of an opportunity to carry the ball over, how ever, and those precious fifteen yards coula not be regained. At no other time did Prince ton threaten danger, and at no time could Har- Ittn be called on to show his skill as one of the best and cleverest drop kickers In the football world to-day. As a matter of fact, Princeton was on the defensive for the greater part of the second half, and long before the game was over a tie game seemed to be her only hope. The day. the bceno, the game, will long be remembered by each one of the thousands who gathered around the gladiatorial-Hko arena. The sc^re. 0 to 0. gives but a vague idea of th« many brilliant and sensational features of a struggle which held the attention of the color bedecked and wildly enthusiastic crowd until the lasi scrimmage was over. Only those who watched the players fight up and down the chalk marked field, the tide of fortune changing from tim*» to time, and saw Yale's brilliant and forceful attack and well niurh impregnable de fence, and Princeton's dashing and spectacular offend- and plucky and dogged defence, will ever appreciate it as a spectacle long to be re memtx red. H<»W YALE OUTPLAYED PRINCETON. Princeton had a good team, but Tale had a better one, all things considered. The Tigers hardly more than held their own in the first half and -were clearly outplayed in the second half. Yale gained double the amount of ground by rushing, and Veeder outpunted Harlan. Yale made nine ftrst downs by rushing from scrim mage ajriiinst one for Princeton, and these fig ures are enough to show the superiority of the Yale teitin as a team. In the first half Yale. gained sixty-seven yards by rushing to sixty three for Princeton, but in the second half the warriors from New Haven forced the fighting and gained IS] yards to 47 for the Tigers on straight football. Yale's total was L'ls yards to 110 for Princeton. The first naif was largely a punt- Ing due! between Veeder and Harlan, and Veoder, with what little air there was behind him. had much the better of the argument. He got off ten punts to nine for Harlan and generally gained ground on the exchange. Veeder's punts aver aged about forty-six yards, while Harlan's aver aged five yards less. Princeton was penalized six times, for a total loss of sixty- five yards Tale incurred five pen alties and lost seventy-five yards. These pen alltiea were for holding, interference or offside play, and marred the gams only as affecting a possible advance of the bull for either tea:.!. Princeton eeemeu" to be particularly unfortunate in earning penalties at critical times. Two well executed forward passes for substantial gains were in;:«le worthless by holding, and cost the Tigers dear. Two of Yale's penalties came at a bad time also, although Princeton hardly profited to the same extent as Yale lor Infractions of the rules by tho Tigers. The game was remarkably clean and entirely free from that unnecessary roughness which brought it to an evil pass last year Not a single player was injured, and it was not necessary to take <>ut any time for some exhausted pjftyer to get his breath or be rubbed down, The. trainer with his water bottle and bag, who had come to be considered a necessity In recent year?, was conspicuous by his absence, and there was good foiling manifested even between two sets of players who wore fighting in al| earnestness to gain some advantage. There was some hard and rough tackling, to be sure — a good deal of it— hut that can only be expected in such a strenuous game. The game was play*-< lin rec ord time It began at 2 o'clock, and the crowd was on Its way to the trains at 8:30 o'clock. Heretofore the elevens have been usually strug gling along In the gathering jjlocm, and the gams would drag out for a full three hours 'That was the best game I ever saw!" was the expression heard so many times on the way home that it seems Idle to say again that the revised rules have met with general and popular favor. From a technical standpoint there are shortcomings In the new code, and some further revision may be necessary before the game is entirely acceptable to the critics and close stu dents, but from the standpoint of those who en- Joy the sport as a sport nothing further Is re quired, and the game as now played Is voted a success. It waa a gray day, but the clouds did not threaten rain, and the »un managed to break through from time to time and flood the field with a cheering warmth. There was little or no Continued oa tcatb pax*. ANARCHIST KILLS ROSSI. Naples Scientist 'Assassinated by Italian from Paterson. N. J. Naples, Nov. 17. — An anarchist named Lagana, who returned here recently from Paterson. X. J.. by way of London, stabbed and killed the well known zoologist. Giovanni Rossi, of the Univer sity of Naples, to-night, because Rossi in a re cent lecture condemned anarchist crimes as bar baroiu,. The murder has produced general indignation. as the victim was. held In high esteem. Lagana after the crime boasted that he was glad he committed the deed, and said if he were free he weald begin again on other enemies of anarchy. all of whom already were condemned and would be killed at the earliest moment it was p ssihle to carry out the plan arranged by the anarchist party. It was announced from London on November 18 that a dispatch had been received there from Naples, saying that the police of Naples had made two important arrests, thereby frustrating two conspiracies hatched in New Jersey against the lives of King Victor Emmanuel, the Duke of Aosta and the Duchess of Aosta. The Italian police received information that an emissary of the anarchists had left Paterson. charged with the assassination of the Duke and Duchess, and that he had been arrested upon his arrival in Naples. In the mean white the Italian authori ties learned that an Italian anarchist named Gabriel Lauzetto had been chosen by the Pater son group to assassinate King Victor Emmanuel. He also was arrested as he disembarked at Naples. Both these warnings were received from the American police. At police headquarters in Paterson last night it was sit id that no such anarchist as Lagana was known in that city. WANTS FRENCH BOYCOTT. K. of C. Organ Proposes Reprisal for Treatment of Church. 'The Register." the organ of the Knights of Columbus in New York, in an editorial in th? current issue suggests that members of that order all over the country place a boycott on French imports to this country as a protest against Prance's treatment ot the Catholic Church. The editorial- declares there are "near ly 175.000 members in this country; that they are mostly grown men, and every man a wage earner of sonn standing or a property holder.' "With a splendid organization." the editorial continues, "they can take up this question of material rapport of the Catholic Church's atti tude toward, the French government, and be th* leaders In the boycott of French goods and manufactures. Every, Knight of Columbus can assist in getting mombers of his own council hi this movement. He can stop the us* of French materials, of French goods everywhere, and de mand that those of other manufacture be sub stituted. , .. "The way to bring France to a realization of the truth that when she struck at Catholicism in Frame she touched the hearts and sympa thies of the millions of Catholics »outsidt? of France,' as well as in it. is to strike at France through It r purse. Lei every Catholic man and woman resolve to stop entirety and absolutely the purchase of French goods of all descrip tions, and see how soon the French government will feel the blow. The shrinkage thai would follow an absolute Interdiction of French goods by every Catholic and every person whom a Catholic could influence would mean enormous money losses to France, that the government of that country would have to take cognizance of PLANS A JOHNSON CURRENCY. ! Cleveland's Mayor Will Have His Likeness I on Certificates of Deposit in New Bank. [By T>!»*raph to The Tribune. 1 i Cleveland, Nov. 17. — Mayor Johnson will institute i a new wrinkle in banking methods in the conduct I of his new bank, the Depositors' Savings and Trust 1 Company. The bank is to issue certificates of de posit that will be used as currency. On this cer : Uftcate will be printed a picture of Mayor Johnson. It is thought that many holders would rather . keep the certificate bearing Mayor Johnson's pict ure as a souvenir than cash It. and that there will ' be thousands of others who will deposit money to ] get the souvenir, the bank being that much ahead. FLORIDA AND THE SOUTH. Southern Railway the best way. Double Daily ; Service Dining and Sleeping Cars. Information aj>plj N. Y. oOct, 371 it 1300 B'way.— Advt- PRICE FIVE CENTS. TALKS WITH LABORERS PRESIDEXT'S BUSY DAY. Reviews Fire Brigade, Inspect* Camps and A t tends a Reception. «~'r>lon. Nov IT. — Owins: to the recent hea\ f rains a landslide occurred between here antt Panama, compelling: President Roosevelt's train to make a detour, but it reached Cristobal <-»a schedule OssA The iamlslid* occurred at Parai*-v. a station o.i the railroad *outh*ast of Empire and r from the Tulebra cut. All street traffic was suspended here between, 10 a. m. and 1 p. m.. In view of President Roose velt's inspection of the town of Colon, the Amer ican hospital and other places. President Roosevelt reached Cristobal at 3:1.1 o'clock this afternoon and personally inspectel the booses of canal employes, the '-amps of the laborers, the docks and other points of interest. The Presidential party took breakfast at Mount Hope, where there is a large reservoir supplying water to Cristobal Colon. When he reached tha railway station at Colon. President Roosevelt went upstairs into the Panama Railroad offices, whence he reviewed the Cristobal fire brigade, which turned on simultaneously twenty-one streams of water from hydrants extending along the main street from the railroad station to the entrance to the town of Cristobal. The force of the water, which easily carried over the tops of the highest buildings, proved satisfactory to President Roosevelt and the citizens of Colon. The citizens were especially pleased with the ex hibition, and there is no fear of the destruction of the town by fire if such a force of water ts always available. After the exhibition President Roosevelt mounted his horse, and. accompanied by Chief, Engineer Stevens and other canal officials and secret service men, went over the entire town. The President was cheered everywhere. Most of the President's time at Cristobal waa devoted to an Inspection of the Quarter)* of the) laborers. He talked with some of them. and made note of their complaints, which wer» chieny on the scarcity of West Indian food. Th» President promised that improvements, such as the erection of baths and kitchens, and the pav ing of streets, would be made. When at the commissary. President Roosevelt said be saw no reason why the Canal Commission should not be able to sell West Indian provisions at tha same price as was being charged by outsiders. This evening a reception and ball were given on Pier No. 11, at Cristobal, in honor of Presi dent Roosevelt and his party, by the employes on the Canal Commission. President Roosevelt had a conference on Fri day night with the heads of the various canal departments, and went on board his train at Tivoli at S:3O o'clock this morning to begin the> homeward journey. As the train passed Camp Elliott the marines there were lined up for re view. and the band played "The Star Spangled Banner." At Gaton President and Mr*. Roose velt disembarked and climbed the hill where the big dar.i and locks will be located. The men of the camp cheered the President, who made a.' short speech. The weather |*| the 'lay President Ifctosevelt t>>ld The Associated Press he was glad to have seen the canal under such. unfavorable l'ti<'ns, jis he now could appre ciate tho magnitude »>f the obstacles to be over come. With «>r.e exception, he saai. he founi all complaints made to him t> be unjustified, Ha was pleaHftl with the condition of effe!ra an<l the system as now established in tho zane. Asked If he would return t>» the isthmus, ha said he surely would whenever it was neces sary, as he was delighted with the hoarty wel come the people of Panama had given him. During the last six days the rainfall has been exceptionally heavy. On Friday the rain gauges at Cristobal registered four and or.e-haif inches for twenty-four hours, and at one time* one inch fell in fifteen minutes. Th Chasres and Rio Grande river flooded many portions of the zone, causing several landslides. The land slide at Parulso took with it over fifty yards of the main track of the railroad and wrecked a locomotive and freight train. THE 20TH CENTURY LIMITED. TO CHICAGO IN 13 HOURS. Leaves New York 3.30 P. M.. arrives Chicago U» next morning— a night's ride by the NEW YORK CENTRAL LINES. "America's Greatest Railroad." A dozen other ru*t trains to Chicago mad at. Lotus. — Aiivt.