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V m - LXI\ N° 22,840.
General Loud Calls Baseball Contest
at Military Academy an Outrage
on Soldiers' Memory.
Q. ." George Byron Loud, chairman of the
•Knmittee of the Grand Army of the Republic
c th«- observance of Memorial Day in this city.
protested to the War Department on behalf
ifklscoiatades against what th. call the"dese
£-„• n" of 'he day hy the playing of a base
ttll pame at West P4int between the let* of
«j;e Military Academy and members of the 7th
jjtpment. New York National ■'■■'" .
General LJoud. who will be a candidate for
jtjte commander at the election to bo held in
£xj:hamt"n on Juno 17. wrote recently a letter
cf protest to cob 11. Dickinson. Secretary
c f TVar. in which he said that if Memorial Day
wtrt to be honored at all. it should r«-ceivo the
cost honor from the military service, and that
th? Grand Army of the Republic believed that
sports it the Military Academy on that day
destroyed its patriotic •"■•■ on the young men
Bbout tci become soldiers and the members of
th* rational puard.
The Secretary referred tho lottoy to tho
ifijutarit general, who sent it to Colonel Scott.
fjperinTendrnt of the academy. This is Colonel
Fcotts reply to the adjutant general:
With reference to your indorsement of April 28
on the tetter trom general ahorse B. Loud. New
York Ci'.y. I have 'he honor l<< report that the
writer of :h is iott-r does n< * differentiate between
Foldiers at West Print and cadets, but it Is pre
jucim that be means cadets, when ho nays soldiers',
4}Ht :« to be a hall pame on May "1 between tho
aif'f of the Military Academy and members of
Or 2th Regiment. N. G. x. V.. and apparently the
i — •-• doos n«'t clearly understand tho situation.
There is 7ir<'iiai.iy no place where Memorial fay
U nvire hallowed than <v tho Military Academy.
Xti.abpwvance begin* on the evening; of the day
More and continued until noon <>f Decoration D.iy.
Is accordance- ■w ith the authorized programme in
t)* army and the Miiitar> Academy regulations
At Ti"' n tiio flas;. which lias been at halfmast. is
raised To tho top <>f the staff, the hand playing
expropriate national airs a.id th<- national s:Uute
of tventy-one fzv:,? liro<], aft<r which ceremony tin*
day is officially closed.
Tiio p;tmo. which is purely a friendly contest,
takes place in the afternoon. Th«i<- ai«- n<> pat"
receipt, ami the public is welcome, and of whom
thousands atttnd from all over this part of STew
York State. made up largely of veterans of the
Grand Army of tho Republic, Loyal lesion and
oti.er patriotic sn< i»»ti<-s. There arie such men as
Colonel E. S. Dudley and coionoi E. K. Wood, of
the staff of tiie Military Academy, who an- officers
srd rafmlicrs of tli*» 7th Regiment. an«l other
National G-jr.rd Organizations preseni at the ball
This pam*- between the cadets and the "th
P.tgirr.ent has been played every year on Becora
•ion E»ay for more than twenty years, and h«s
Income a tradition in the Military Academy and In
the 7th Regiment, and it has hoe:, th<- means <>f
;.eijwu:atins: and strengthening the bonds of friend
fhiji let ween the regular army and the national
puari to su<-h an extont that the fratornal feel
ing resulting from it as a military fac«or in the
crw;w> r;) tion between the army and the national
fciiard ;f priceless.
With the ox<-eption of th<» writer of this letter,
there has never i>oon among all the many thous
ands of veterans of the Grand Army of the Re
puhlic who have attended this annual contest any
th:nc expressed but the highest appreciation. It
KlMlttld lie remembered that tlie m"in!>erK of t!i<»
Trh Moment are business men and cannot «ret
cS at any < ther time. nn < 1..t?< af rhf " cadets* time Is
rrrv limited! pertniftinjr only a few frames •«'"
fcnVon »n<l any Bttempt to In'erfer* with thin.
TV,» tim» honored custom, will, it is believed, be a
very «tious error, and will defeat the purpose for
TOdi it -was Intended.
General Loud received soon nfter the follow
ing letter from the adjutant general:
Your letter of April T, to ti:o So^r«*tnry of War in
which you protect a^air.st the playing of a hall
game o;i Memorial Day by soldiers at West Point.
1-avine l-eer. referred to the superintendent <>( the
Military Aoaden-y. I am now directed by the S<»o
rotary of U'nr to tr.insmit to jrou herewith a copy
<"f that Rcfr's report thereon. d.ite«J April 3".
■which is concurred in by the Secretary of War.
General Lcud said yesterday to a Tribune
reciter that he would willingly fight all his
battles of the <*ivll War over again •.-'••■ T. -
tary Dickinson and Colonel Scott if he thought
he could convince th'-m that the baseball game
between -he carets ;:nd the 7th Regiment was
a violation <>f Memorial Day.
"It would be futil- to try to do anything
more." s^id G^noral Loud. Tlrrc Is only one
Ftate in the Union where Memorial :• iy is
really observed. P. H. Coney, department <--<>m
raaixJ'.r a f Toj>.'ka. Kan.. succ«*e<ie<i n having a
law passed in his stat.-> which prevented any
tort of sports on Memorial Day. Tho adjutant
?rn?r3l of California issued an ordor last Keek
lorhififjins all sports *an«l othVr pxercises |n
ipnrcpriate to the day'^by the soldiers <>f the
QUonal guard and members of the state naval
nilitia. To accomplish anything like this in
Npu York. Massachusetts or Pennsylvania
treuld be impossible. Tho Influence of foreign
*rs and b'isy commercial peojile has robbed the
fey cf most of its patriotic foeline around here.
It is TnTf-ly an ordiniiry holiday.
*1 cftr.not understand the attitude of the War
Dnartm*-nt and the Military Academy. Do
th*y think the day is over ;st "n<»in? To me it
**«ns an outrage that at the Military Academy,
<* a.l places, tlien should be irreverence of
IJ^aorial Day. in a few years the last Civil
■War veteran will l>e pone. Until then at least
*^fc fiiiny should continue to make the whole
"^r mean something. White great men of this
"'"Etr)-. many of th«m old and tried soldiers.
ar < ttskin? funeral addresses over the graves
°f onr former comrades, who idled to keep th'
top«-thor. its future soldiers are oblivious
att»r their perfunctory exercises are over and
2*5 is no iongf r at halfmast, to the sacred-
Ew « cf thr- d;.y. If Memorial Day Is not hon-
in the army, here will it nave any sig
'- ' • [From Th» Trlhun* Bureau.]
■Washington, May 2S.— The War Department
7*.*H*ived no protest from representatives of
-Grand Army of the Republic of New York
•^ctt the playing of .■ baseball game or the
SS~K of o» : . r diversion on tho military res-
at West Point on Memorial Day Some
» «£(, the War Department received a let-
Ut -tnai an Individual In New York, who was
j^inderst.Mxl to reprer-cnt the Grand Army
• -••*epTjbli-- or any r>tii*r organization, ask-
that an ordor !,«■ issued prohibiting athletic
« pastim-s of any sort 1... cadets or the
rHnm at t!;«- Military Academy.
Uf Inter was referred to Colonel Scott, su-
of the academy, whose reply was
' * ** 4 rt that under n<> circumstances would
* _° the athletic events at West Point be
ttraitteo.to Interfere with tho proper obser r
t nc '.«^ Memorial Day. Moreover, ..lot,
<*r!u , fi ' Jl3 f d ' ""'- " f t! most important pre
i' X \ r 1 the instruction of the cadets was that
„ T*. B **^ «li«>uld be paid to the honored dead
c * the Republic.
'■'*- r*j,! ; was considered by the War De
uVT 11 **" closing the Incident. In any event.
*lth * "' ♦-a;.- • to be tailed on to Interfere
Cay* ~* Seme wm '-' h nia i' take place on Mon
7th £I?*** '•- **"***>■ Academy and the
'« lament. M. Y. S. G.
To-dny, fair.
To-nmrron. fair; w»«t nln«l«.
Wealthy Boston Woman Used
Trunk tilth False Hot torn.
Fremont rough, p. wealthy ship owner of
Boston, made a special trip* from his home to the
Custom House yesterday to straighten out a
situation brought about by his wife, who brought
into port on Tuesday on the Xorth German
Lloyd liner Kaiser Wilhrtm 11. $2,500 worth of
furs and gowns concealed in a French trunk
with a false bottom.
Mrs. Chesbrough declared only $108 worth of
dutiable pr<>..(is. Inspector Kiernan. who exam
i! :■ d her baggage, found the trunk with the
false bottom Thpn Mrs. Cbesbrough broke
down and confessed that she hail brought in
undeclared goods.
At the Appraiser's Stores the trunk was found
to contain two sealskin sacques, two sable boas
and muffs to match, six gowns, jewels and sev
eral shirtwaists. While examining the trunks
the Inspector found several receipted bills, some
of which were genuine, the others being for
undervalued purchases. One genuine bill was
for a pearl necklace, purchased at Nice and
valued .it $l<;.onn.
Mr. ("hesbrotiph said yesterday that the neck
lace was purchased by him In March, and that
he had it sent to Toronto to await the tariff
decision on set pearls. He said that if the duty
wore reduced from 60 to in per cent he would
Immediately bring in the jewels.
Mrs. Chesbrough brought In on Tuesday a
high grade imitation pearl necklace valued at
$300. Mr. Cheshrouph explained that his wife
did not understand the nature of her act. and
.-isrrood to pay all the duty on the undeclared
Burglars Make Free tcith Her -Mill
ion Dollar Storehouse."
Mrs. Rhinelander Waldo, of No .".1 Easl 72d
street, motlier of former rvputy Police Commis
sioner Waldo, cal'e.i at Police Headquarters
yesterday to complain of several burglaries
which "he s II ad taken place recently In the
home of Mrs. Eugene Schieffelin. at Tl'.l street
and Madison avenue, which Mrs Waldo has
«ir,c as a storehouse. It is .said t
■ Be" cost a million dollars to build
I Dei ity Commissioner Wood that on
1»; she saw some men loading plumbing
from • se on to an express wagon In
broad daylight. She said sh«- ordered them ti>
put the plumbing back, which they di>i. nr.d
iie had them arrested Magistrate Moss,
she s;iid. discharged them
Two or three days ago, Mrs Waldo snid. it
■ n<l that a bronze statue of herself, made
In Italy, had been stolen, and th;it several
of bric-a-brac l^ad been opened and the
contents scattered siiiout the floor How much
had been tak«-n she did not knot) She then
learned tiiat the plumbing had been stolen
It was not returned this time.
Mrs. Waldo said that she knew the hnrsl.'tr.
but that the jir.iire refuse,] to arrest him S •
will have a new lock j":t on the fronl d
Takes Effect in Philadelphia Earhf
This Morning.
I'h,;.- . " : ■ . ■ At the cl< mt ■'
treetcar men's union I night it
was reported that a strike of motormen :
- on all th-- lines in thii« city, as well ;i-<
the suburban lines controlled by \\\<- PI
Transit Company, would be ordered to
take effect At 4 o'clock to-morrow morning
The Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company* of-
I that they ;.'. ;r- ;.;tr. d I
a strik>- when it is declared and t),.it if th<
men leave their • place* will l
n ith-Mit .!■!;)>•
The ertln , ■ force of ih< city has r*»
• ■:■ ra from I Hrector of I
Safety <"ia> The reserve squads of every lis
n hand ;<t the police sts
pared for emergencj duty.
Boy Crazed tcith Anger Because He
Was Whipped.
( By T.-l-srai.h to Th» Tribune 1
Frederick. M-i. May 28 — Crazed with anger
because he had been whipped. Carroll Pierce,
■bout sixteen years old, shot and killed his step
father, Park Willard. at Knoxvllle. this county,
this evening. When his stepfather, who was
also his uncle, fell, the hoy put down the shot
gun with which he had killed him. and going to
Crampton's Hotel, asked for Deputy Sheriff
Emory Nelson, to whom he surrendered.
"I have shot Uncle Park," the boy told the
officer. •'I shot him twice."
Ti- ■ i-fli'-'-r. t:.kln»j the boy with him. hurried
to the WHlard home, where he found thai Will
ard was dead. An Investigatisp showed that
the boy's llrst shot had misse.i his stepfather,
■d of sh"t striking; a door Jamb. The boy
was using a double barrelled shotgun, and h
fired »he fi-iifents of the second barrel with
tx tter aim.
Puts on loves for Short Bout — A
Characteristic Speech.
[By Telegraph to Th* Tribune.]
Philadelphia. May 28 — On their way back
from Valley Forge, which they visited this
rn<x»n. Speaker Joseph <i Cannon and a
party of Congressmen who are making an au
tomobile trip, stopped at King of Prussia Inn,
where "Jack" O'Brien, the pugilist, is staying.
Mr. Cannon went inside and had several
glasses of punch, and upon being asked if he
would not like to have a "go" with O'Brien,
replied: "Wei!, I'm not Johnson, but I might
try it." Accordingly the two went out into the
roadway and O'Brien showed the Speaker how
to make a few passes. They struck a few light
blows) while Congressmen Wanger and Thomas
yelled: "Knock his head off. "Uncle Joe.'"
Mr. Cannon was lively with his hands, but
slow on his feet "You'll have to be careful of
me Mr. O'Brien." he said, and the pugilist
stopped pressing him.
Speaker Cannon made a humorous spec eh at
Norrtstown, saying that he hunted at Volley
Forge for the thicket where Washington used
to pray. "But I have an idea he used to go
there and swear, too," he added.
in discussing the tariff the Speaker said
Clergymen should pray for a temperature of m
degrees in the shade. in order to hurry the
Senate to pass the tariff bill. Speaking of his
critics he said 'Some people have a habit of
looking at the world through a gimlet boll,"
$15,000 REWARD.
Men Who Held ( r p Overland Lim
ited Beliei ed ( 'a pt u red Booty
in Schoolhou+c it lie.
• •maha. May IS. Three small schoolboys yes
terday brought about the arrest in South < 'maha.
of three men believed to be the robbers who las-t
Saturday held up the Overland Limited train
<>n the Union Pacific Railroad at the city limits
of Omaha, and a woman school teacher to-day
discovered the looted mail pouches taken in
that robbery. To these three boys and the
teacher probably will go the $15,000 reward
offered by the Union Pacific Railroad if the
prisoners prove to be the men wanted.
The police made the arrests, but to the sharp
eyes of schoolboys the credit of discovering th"
hidden tools of the robbers belongs, thus bring
ing about the arrest of the suspected men, and
to the reasoning of Mrs Nora Freeman, the
teacher, detectives ascribe the finding of the
robbers' loot In the attic of the schoolhouse to
ds y.
When the schoolboys yesterday found revol
vers, Jlirhts and other material used by robbers
hidden on the bnnks of the Missouri River, they
told Mrs. Freeman. She advised the police, and
detectives after a thirty-hour vigil last night
arrested the three men now in custody.
Following the arrest near the schoolhouae,
scores of detectives to-day began to search for
further evidence. While they were busy in
vain, Mrs Freeman noticed that ;» ladder used
for reaching the attic of the school building
had been displaced. She decided that the ;i l l l c
had been used as a lair. Lanterns were pro
cured, and she sent two men Into the attic.
where they found • -ii:ht registered mail sacks.
• ; !!c.nts. a long top, „at and a pair of
overalls. The police w er<- then .-ailed.
An ■ xamlnal l< I I letter «md
package had been torn open, the contents of
value removed and the letters put ba<Mt In the
Postofflce inspectors and railroad officers are
convinced that In the arrest!) brought about by
the boys they have caught the train robbers.
Tho chain <>T evidence already obtained Is said
by the police to bo almost complete. Chl-f
Briggs regrets that the fourth man escaped.
There were only two officers to attempt four ar
rests, nnd their work was made difficult, an the
four men kept •■■..! hi!- approaching I*ho1 * ho
point where the revolvers and other tools were
- of Woods, ' Sor
don and Torgensen, ' • ■ ■ i--e prnbal
■ • - They arc believed to ' ■ from
■r, but tell confi I rles.
\ search of Torgenxen's room m Omi
day disclosed n photograph <~>f the three men uti
il^r arrest and a
.• • I>■ ■iivcr.
Torgensen and Woods were identified to
night by Mlckeljohri, the engineer, and Prawl,
the fireman, as the men who crawled over the
TTTfT^t 1 >;r TrTelr' |n.nm«itvc. "forced then to ptop
the limited apd robbed the mnl! r»r. Mlckel-
John was especially sure of Torgons«-n because
of several peculiarities In his physical make-up,
He declared lie was equally pure shout Woods.
Several school children also Identified all the
prisoners as men they had seen near Brovwi
Park school on Sunday and Monday.
The police believe thnt If they find Gordon's
room they will recover some of the valuable*
taken from the mall pouches.
Postofflce inspectors regard last night's ar
rests, as the most Important made In years, and
have congratulated Chief Urißgs of the South
i ims • i«»llce on his work in the case.
The capture of the three men was mad* with
considerable difficulty. Thr> first of the prison
ers to se,- the detectives shouted to his com
panions: "Beat it: here comes the poljcer?
They started to run, with the office™ In pur
suit, nne was stopped by a detective near
whore lie was discovered, and the other two
ran into the arms of another officer. They were
manned but showed some disposition t-j re
sist. The officers, however, forced then at the
point of « revolver to surrender. The fourth
man i m aped to the Missouri liher bottoms.
Two Captured and Loot Recovered — Overlook
Thousands in Their Haste.
Merrill, Wis., May 28.— K..ur highwaymen entered
the German-American State Hank to-day, ami
while three of them covered the cashier with rifles
the fourth entered the vault and took all the
money in sight, probably »!,<»»•. The robbers then
run into a wood, from which they were driven by
a hastily organized posse. a running flu ? fol
lowed, anil one of the robbers was wounded. He
succeeded, however, In reaching a swamp with
one companion, but both were captured later.
The other two robbers swam the Wisconsin River
and escaped. *
The robbers caught are probablj sixteei or sev
enteen years old. They had Manser rinei In their
thej overlooked ■ vauH contabiing many
thousands of dollars. The stolen money wi
Boston G. A. R. Men Say It Would Be' Sacri
legious on Memorial Day.
Bcston, May 2S.— Alleging that the sentiment of
Memorial Day would be violated by the appear
ance of a circus parade on that day, the members
of the Grand Army of the Republic to-day applied
to Police' Commissioner Stephen O'Meara for an
ordei to restrain a circus which opens In this city
next week from holding Its proposed street pro
cession on i.ext Monday. The Commissioner took
the matter under consideration, but In case hi.- de
rision should not be favor lble members of the
Grand Army took steps to take the matter before
the city authorities and to apply for an Injunction
In court, if necessary.
Moritz A. Troeger Arrested for Fourth Time
on Similar Charge.
In the night court last night Morits A. Troeger,
bob of a wealthy German manufacturer, was ar
raigned for the fourth time on a charge of annoy
ing Katherin* A. Contemo. the divorced wife of
I,ouis Conterno, bandmaster of the 14th Regiment
Troeger Insists that he loves tne complainant, and
that unless she consents to marry him he will com
mit - a desperate act." Magistrate Steinert placed
Trover under Issi bail Is keep the peace for a
period of three months.
Carl Ftscher-Hansen. the lawyer who was con
victed last February of attempted bribery and
?entenre«l to ■ ear on BssckweD's Island, was
disbarred yesterday by the Appellate Division of
the Supreme Court. When he was convicted
Flscher-Hansen agreed not to oppose the disbar
ment proceedings brought by the Bar Association, .
Purchase, with Adjoining Sites
Which Buyers Oxen, May Become
Home of Dry goods Firm.
The old fne story building No. 424 Fifth ave
nue, at the northwest corner of 3*th street, was
sold yesterday by John N*. folding; for Miss
Sarah Switzer to K. V. and J. H. Burton for s
sum between 1925.000 and J94<V'<w. As the site
has a frontage of !_'*>. J» feet on the avenue, the
purchase price, computing the avenue frontage.
was at the rate of a little more than 134,00 a a
front foot.
Th.» parcel also has a frontage of 117 feet in
38th street and a rear line of 45.9 feet, thus
forming an U-shaped plot adjoining the prem
ises No. 42fi The property was held at 11,000.000.
With this purchase the Messrs. Burton now
own the entire block front on the westerly side
of Fifth avenue between 3Sth and 3!* th streets,
with the exception "f th<- plot 4?. 5 by int. feet, at
the southwest corner of 39th street, on which
Is the building occupied by the Jewelry firm of
Black, Starr * Frost.
It is the largest and most valuable parcel In
the heart of the great Fifth avenue retail shop
ping dL-tiict No estate or individual owns in
fee simple a bipger plot in the central Fifth
avenue section north <>f 34th street and south
Of 12d street.
The property is No. 424 to 434 Fifth avenue.
No. 2 to 6 West 39th street, and No. 1 to 5
West 3Sth street, the frontages being 14R.1 feet
on Fifth avenue. 71.2 feet in 39th street and
1 85 feet in 3Sth street.
Diagonally opposite the premises i? the Union
League Club, and one hlock north is the nife on
which is being huilt a home for the New York
Public Library, Astor, Tilden and Lenox Foun
Kor many years, the St. Marc Hotel occupied
the larger part ..f the plot owned by Messrs.
Burton. When business K"t s firm foothold in
that section of the avenue the hotel was altered
for business use.
There w;i< a report yesterday thai .-< drygooda
llrni was .«>-.-kinK a home in the avenue, near
the Brick Presbyterian Church, and that it mv
!y believed th;it Messrs. Burton, in buy-
Ing the 3sth street corner parcel, had in view
th-- leasing of th-jr entire plot to that concern."
When Degnons Vacate Harlem Property It
Will Be 'Way Downtown.
If the assertion Is well rounded, thai the prin
cipal uptown centre, now at 42d street and Broad
way, moves northward two blocks each year. its
centre otißlit to be within the city limits of Yon
kers when the term of a lea— the De^non Con
struction Company as purchased expires. The
lease Is for US years, and will thus cease to be
effective li A. V. 20W.
It affects the prsmlsea Nos. v«t and 311 West
ir,th street and extending to No. 3U Weal 13Sth
stieet. Tlie \,*n—\ ho» m frontage of '.*< feet In
IJsth Ftreet ftnU of IS feet in 126 th iitreet. Its deptli
Is ISO feet.
It whs leased by WIICOX & Sheldon for the Crom
well estate to Ban born * Wallach about three
years ago at an annual net rental of about ♦.','•«>.
That wa« n speculative purchase. The Degnon
company Intend* to build on the site a ten story
ftee! frame building, part of which It will occupjj
About Jl.3rii..«v> |a involved In the transaction. This
Is «<a;.i to he the longeal term lease on a Harlem
plot ever made.
Will Add Solarium to His New Fifth Avenue
Home, at Cost of $30,000.
E. 11. Harrlman Intends to !>«» outdoors as much
ns possible while In this city. He Is having plans
drawn by Julian Peabody for remoimlellitiK the fifth
floor of the house at No. *>»' Klftli avenue, whlrh
he recently bought, to provide a solarium. Th«
proposed alteration? will cost *WV"O.
Owing to the plan of the solarium it will be pos
sible to change it quickly into n roof garden, with
nn outlook over Central Park. Mr Harriman also
owns the premises »' No. Bat, adjoining. It :■
thought that eventually he will make the two
houses Into "no dwelling.
Mr Harrtman lives ai No '•Ti Fifth avenue, ad
. th« bouse owned ami occupied for bobm
years by the iat'- William C. Whitney H« expects
to move 'o his new hosae about December i
Fear of Neva Anti-Christian Out
break Troops Disaffected.
Constantinople, M;i> i's Disquieting news
was received here to-day from Adana. The
Moslems are resenting h'ing compelled to make
restitution of the property stolen from Armen
ians, and the troops employed !n searching out
such property are proving untrustworthy. The
dispatches say that rumors are current of a re
actionary movement among the troops and of a
possible renewal of the ant i - Armenian ouf
breaks, and that it probably will be necessary to
send a fresh draft of troops to Adana.
Reported Franco-Russian Scandal
I'mlcr Hamid's Rule.
Berlin, May 28. The "Lokal AnzejgerV Con
stantinople correspondent says that he learns
from persons In high authority that the sudden
recall of the French Ambassador, M. Constant,
and the Russian Ambassador. M. ZtnovfeST, was
due to the discovery in the Ylldir Palace rec
ords that Abdul Hamid had paid M. Constans
£-j.«Nt»t Turkish monthly ami si. Zlnovieff H.UOO.
The cabinet, the correspondent says, at once
informed the Paris and St. Petersburg govern
ments, which ordered the recall of the ambas
sadors. He adds that the payments were ef
fected through Pangiri Bey. one of the directors
of the Ottoman Hank, who recently disap
According to the correspondent, the archives
also contained comptomising letters and receipts
for money signed by Kiamil Pacha, former
Grand Vizier, which led to his arrest, and h"
asserts that evidence against Ferid Pacha, Min
ister of the Interior, also was found, and that
this started a violent agitation in fa\o r of fOX -
ing him to retire from the cabinet.
■'It is also proved." th" correspondent says in
conclusion, "that Tewflk Pacha, ex-Grand Vizier
and now Ambassador at London, played a double
role. S<> many of the members of the old regime
were smirched by Abdul Hamids archives th»t
the Young Turks are agitating publicly the plac
ing of power in new hands."
For purity, flavor, quality and reliability "Salada"
Tea is supreme. Ask jour grocer for a 10c trial
packet.— Advt.
Fire on Cruiser at Conn to E.rtin
gni.hed by Members of Crew.
Washington, May 28.— 8y the prompt and effi
cient work o- Louis Nolan, chief ssaaler-at
arms; K. a :■]]}. ci]ief cnrienter's mate; Will
iam HcConnell. i-!umher an.] fitter, anf] Archi
bald A. Irwtn, *unner"s saate, the 1 1 ulser Al
bany was probably saved from «lestru< -tio n by
fir'- al Corhsto, Xicaraßua. on April --. accurd
ing- to p report from Captain William t 5 . Ben
son received here to-day.
Nolan discovered the fire in the patal locker
about *:.'.<• p. m. The f!am"S were abaft the
hntch. and could not be reached by slies
water from above Nolan. McConneU. Dill and
Irwin went into the locker at great peril, and
by their eiTorts the Ore whs soon brought tinder
control Tne nun remained in tn*- tocfcei until
they were driven out by the water risine to the
level of the battle hatch.
Pecretnry Meyer has rllrec'e,] Captain Benson
to inform the men of the department's appre
ciation of their good work.
David Henderson, American, Then
Shoots Himself in Paris.
Paris. May 1> David Henderson, believed to
be from New York, fifty -one years old, shot
daughter dead in a cafe" 1 ere to-nlg
committed suicide. The « i *-i * . i woman's name
was Martin She was twenty-two years old.
With Mr. Henderson in the restaurant
tils wife and three daughters and a governess.
All had supper together, and the tarty was
cheerful. There was nothing to Indicate from
the father's demeanor during the nst
which folio* ed
At the end of t ! c meal Mr. Henderson rose
from the table. lighted a cigar, opened the win
dow and walked the length of the room ■ i
twice. Then, without warning I four
shots al random in the direction of th.- table,
one of which struck his daughter Martha it. th.>
back of the neck, fracturing her spine and kill
inK her Instantrj I Bed women
could Interpose Henderson turned I
on himself nnd I I » brains, falling
across his daughter's body.
Those who witness
derson's <: ■ - "'•'•
and i Sladys, ten . his ■•• f<
woman, and • >'k;i I Tht *
■ Mr. Henderson had '-
t'rom neurasthenia, and ;i sour I
anxiety to his wife, who took him about with
her to stores and restaurants in an endk
to combat the disease. She says tl ■<• Mr. Hen
derson owned several villas nenr Paris and a
country t VUlers-Cotterets. II
stood also
and around N"' lork. He was tall a:
iliisocij and evidently was wealthy
Mr. Henderson's custom to vwli
with his family.
The restaurnnt which «;<s the scene
tragedy is knon n as the Ti
Is a well known supper place
lied to vis
on their visits to the raj Wai
International Game* of 1912 To Be
Held at Stockholm.
Berlin, May ti The International council of
the Olympic committee, now- in session here
under the presidency ( berths,
,I^,-id. 1^ ! - Olympic srarnes
a r Sto. kholm, Sweden.
Upon motion of the American deieirttes the
conference voted to recommend that the g
i«h manajfinK committee follow the exant]
the British 1I!t international
fudges to list 1 S r th "
Th^ Olympic % - beM in Athei
year are undei
committee now in session at Berlin I
to do with them Games have been held hi
Athens in lvf«»> and 1»««. at Paris hi l'."""\ at
St. Louis in !'"'* and at London In I
( rew Reach Land After Fifty-five
Hours of Suffering.
Si John's, N F. May - s ,rken
tine Kle.tra bad been crushed n I
dred miles otT the coast on Tuesday noon
her i rew of nine men wei I ike to
.its amid th. menacing Ice fields and ar
riv, I here to-night, after fifty-five hours of
Blectrs was bound from Oporto I
John's with, s cargo composed •-■ I wines.
Approaching Newfoundland, the barkentlne
met great Ice fields and was so bad!] damaged
that the crew bad to abandon took
their hf.boat With them. Then began a Jour
ne\ of more than a hundred miles over
arena of Ice. When the boat w«s unable to tiiM
an opening the men clambered on the i. ■
and, hauling Ihe boat after them, walked over
the broken formation, Jumping fn ■
,-ak.'. passing the boat from one party t<> an
other. Reaehtag l:ir«.- Hoes on Tuesday and
Wednesday, they camped on the Ice, rinding
open water at last and binding this evening.
Accused of Bothering Denver Girl, Is Returned
to His Home Here.
I Mv T<"le<?raph to Th. Tribune, i
Denver. May 28.— For the second time the po
lice have arrested Morris Rich, of N«x S4t Union
avenue. New York, on the request of Mary Alt
scheler, of Denver, who fears he will kill her. He
fell in love with her last winter, she says, and
when she refused to marry him lie threatened to
kill her and commit suicide.
She called the ponce, and H
noura In Jail, repeated and ■ - prom
ise to ko home. l,i>t Tuesday he returned to Da -
ver, Biin to-day ."lie had him arrested .. K ain He
promised Judge ' KMIM IMUI IS N*W
York, and an off!, er wai senl to t(.t- tra:
She Committed Suicide and Husband Will
Send Band to Her Funeral.
IB- miaisiiii to Th* Tribune. }
Baltimore. May 2s.— Joseph Ooeller. proprietor of
Hollywood, a river resort near here, has decided
to give an Imposing funeral to his divorced wife,
who committed suicide last night. In her farewell
note she professed her love for him. and he for
gave her and acquiesced in her wish that she be
buried beside their child.
Mrs. Goeller had been a vaudeville singer, and
Goeller will have the Hollywood band play at her
funeral to-morrow. The musicians will take a
stand near her In me and pliy appropriate airs,
and will then move to the cemetery, where they
will play tunes she loved to bear.
Prisoner Relieved That Murder
Charge Failed —Jurors Xearly
VnamwUHU m First Ballot.
■William Darragh. who as driving the high
power automobile which ran down and killed
Ingvaard Trimble, thirteen years old. at Morn
ingsfde avenue and 117 th street, on March 27.
was convicted of manslaughter in the first de
gree yesterday by a jury in the Court of Gen
eral Sessions. Judge Mulqueen remanded tha
prisoner to the Tombs for one week, when ho
will he sentenced. The maximum penalty is
twenty years.
The conviction of Darragh follows the first
trial of an automobile operator in this city oa
a criminal charge in connection with the death
of a victim of his machine. The indictment
; against him was found under the amended sec
tion of the code, which reads substantially 83
"The killing of a human being by an act Im
minently dangerous to others, and evincing a
depraved mind, regardless of human life, al
though without a premeditated design, is pun
ishable by a verdict of murder in the first de«
Darragh was indicted for murder in the first
degree. It was learned after the trial that
the jury on their first ballot stood ten for con
viction for manslaughter in the first degree,
one for murder in the first degree and one for
murder in the second decree. The jury was out
one hour and fifty-five minutes, and at no tima
did any of the jurors express a desire for aa
acquittal or for a verdict less serious than that
on which the chauffeur finally was convicted.
James D. McClelland, who made the closinff
argument in Darra^h's behalf, cautioned the
jury not to be Influenced in reaching a verdict
] by the intense public feeling existing against
automobile speeders. He said that every bit
of evidence showed that the Trimble boy would
not have been harmed had he remained in tha
place where Darragh first saw him. The boy
Jumped in front of the machine Just as tha
chauffeur was swerving the car to one side to
avoid him. counsel said, and this circumstanca
of itself, he maintained, eliminated the charga
that Darrasrh poss' ssed a depraved mind, re
gardless of human life. Mr. McClelland pleaded
with the jury not to be prejudiced against tha
prisoner because of his flight after the acci
dent, saying that lse was actuated by the sam»
fear that caused the stampede at Bull Run.
For the prosecution Assistant District Attor
: new Smyth declared that the lave under which
Darragh was bei; g tried was not intended tc»
| be a combination of empty words in the statuta
book. At his request Judge Mu'.queen instruct
ed the .... if Darragh knew-rTrat the body
of the hoy was being carried along on the ma
i chine after the impact when he was first s.:meic
! and that death resulted from injuries subse
quently received, they must decide on a verdict
of murder In the first degree.
After the jury had retired Darragh seemed
suddenly to realize the dangerous position ha
was in. and his attitude for the first time ia
his trial snowed traces of melancholy and suf
fering. He was crouching in hi? chair, with
his head bowed down, when the jury filed baclc
into the box and For-man Abraham Levine an
nounced in response to a question from Cleric
Spinney that the Jury had agreed on a verdict.
"We find the defendant guilty of manslaugh
ter in the first degree." said the foreman.
!>,irr - brightened perceptibly aa lie heard
the words that t»!d him that he was not
doomed to the death penalty and answered
cheerfully the questions of the clerk before ha
was taken to the Tombs to await sentence.
Ingvaard Trimble was the son of Robert T.
Trimble, a lawyer of No. 417 West ll^th street.
On the night of the accident he v. as playing ia
the street -with several other boys, when aa
automobile speeded toward them. According t>
witnesses, the machine was poinsr at a terrific
rate and swerved from the middle of the ?tr?et
directly upon the Trimble hoy. who was standing
near the curb, waiting for it to pass. He wa*
struck in the back and hi* coat caught on th<»
lamp of the machine. He was dragged half a
block before his coat cave way. and he fell under
the wheels. Both his legs were broken, his skuil
was fractured and ho received internal injuries.
The car which had run over him slackened]
pace for a moment and then -pod on at a mor>»
rapid rate than before. There were two men ia
tho machine, but the police had no clew- to th-!r
identity. Finally Charles E. Force, of No. 471
Park avenue, informed the police that his chauf
feur, William Darrash, had disappeared after
bringing hia car back u> the garage in a dam
aged condition. A gvnera! alarm was sent ouc
for the missing chauffeur. He was traced
through several Western cities, nnd finally r.r
rested in Port Arthur. Tex. Ho admitted h?3
identity there, and said that he had run ;>ver
the boy. He waived extradition and was brought
back to New York for trial. Darragh said he
attributed his arrest to a letter he had writfa
to a yourg woman to inform her of his destina
tion, but which bad f:illor into ether hands.
House Corps Puts It Out After Fabrics Worth
$50,000 Are Burned.
Caassd by a short circuit at elettric wires, a flre
that destroyed tapestries and hangings valued a;
$Tii>,iKTi> troke out in a banquet hall < n the main
floor of the Hotel Knickerbocker yesterday after
noon. The fire was subdued by the note! are corps
in Half an hour.
P. T. Kefcan. the assistant maiuser. discov«red
the blaze when be saw smoke issuing frcm v tran
som. He turned in a house alarm, and in a Jevr
minutes three streams rf wat»r were being flayed
upon the costly silk and velvet fabrics.
After the flre was out tli- suest3 were told.
about i?.
DuMique. lowa. May 2S.— Captain Kimbe!, . i
riverman. aged seventy-five years, became t!w
father of his twenty-third chiJtJ to-day. His pres
ent wife, hi* fourth, is ninete-ix years old T-ici
.were married a year ago.
Portsmouth. England. M.. 21— The battieshlp
eruiser Invincible, on her way here from Q-jeea"s
Ferry, average-1 more than fw-enty-ei^ht knots, an.l
at ore time attained .i speed of nearly twesty-ciaa
•DELATCUR" Girder A>. Sarsaparllla. Club
Soda and Lemon Sod*. Tiie very best £3tbd. 1303.
— Advt.

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