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But Not Radical
The Only New York
Republican Paper.
Vol LXXH yft 2^065.
Falr to-day and to-morrow.
Llght moderate wlnda.
1 _%_,?_/__ l ).> Vj L !__> 1 EL8EWBEBE TWO CEBT8.
Bulgarians Penetrate Turkish
Territory Near Adrianople?
Montenegrins Cross Fron?
tier to Aid Tribesmen.
British Mediteranean Fleet Or?
dered to the Levant-Destroy
ers Purchased by Greece
Sail from Liverpool
with English Crews.
:riv Cabtfl te Th* Til_e__]
hinr.on. Oct B.?A dlspHtcli from
|0Ba_a_-tlnopl< rrport* that detach
ment<- of B_l_mr__ti tmops to-dav
penefetod Turkish territory nt tl.e
mountah. peflfl north of Kovc.s. to the
?artheaal of Adrianople.
The British M*-diterranean fleet waa
?rder.-d yesterday to proceed to the
I^vant BCCordlni to a news agency
dispatch from GlbralUr.
The crulser Wcymouth lmmediately
left at full Bpeed ror Buda Bay. on the
x,orthccast ol Crete.
The four destroyers recently pur?
chased by Greece while under constrm -
tlon for Argentlna salled from Liver?
pool yeFterday for Athens with Brltish
Efforts for Peace.
Supreme impnrtance now attaches to
the steps the powe?_ purpoee to take
for the maintenance of peace in the
These measurea must be taken wlth
unusual rapidity if they are to prove of j
Aa a result ..f the conference? he
rwefln the French Premier. M. Foln
rare. anrl the Ruaalan Foreign Mlnister,
M flJB-OnolT, and the intervlews those
autwmen havt liad with representa
tives of the Balkan Btatef, it Ifl un
tatood that Jotnt rcprcsentatlons are
to be made Bhortly at Constantinople,
gaaa, Belgrede, Athens and <ettliije
The questlon now under consldera
-lon ls whether Btepa eball he taken
*-y the European concert as a whole or
latruated to Kussia and Austria as j !
rflBBeeenUtlvea of all the powers. <
The danger of delay ls ahown by the , :
faet thut Bulfcarlan troops have al- :
ready crosaed the Turkish frontler. I
The poaltlon as hetween the < ontnnd- I |
ing parties remalna at preaent un- '
(h-.nge<J and may be dea-rtbe. as foi-, 1
The Balkan league. comprising Bul- i
taria. Servia. Ore?*t*e and Montenegro, (i
demand that t-xlsting condltlons in l
Macedonia. the v.layet of Adrianoph- I
and ln Albenla bfl replaced by "re- ji
formed government," meanlng home i
rule. under the aupervlsion and guar- ; 1
antee of the powera. lt is even sug
BBBted that Christlan governors he ap- > i
Raasons Against Autonomy.
Turkey, on the other hand, while
wllling to grant extenaive adminlstra
tlve reforms on the linea of those n
cently promiaed to the Albanians, aets
her_ face against autonomy. The
Porte'a argument is that autonomy wlll
evflntually be uaed aa a lever for the
compiete Bflparation of Macedonia from
the Turk_h Empire.
"Wa ahould end," said a promlnent
Turk, "by loein. both Macedonia and
our honor."
Between these rivaJ attitudes the
powera are now endeavoring to Bteer
? mlddle course. They wlsh to reach
an arrangement which wlll <1, sat
isfy the Balkan League that ge.nulne
reforms have bex-n not only intro
duced, but actually carried out for
the beneflt of th.- Christlan popula
tlon, whlch ls now complaining bit
terly of Ottoman misrule, and {_) ae
*ura to Turkey unlmpaired sover
elgnty over tht provinces in queetion,
reatore tranquilllty and remove all
(?atioued ?o thlrd i>e_e, Hfth relurao.
This Morning''s News
-OCA- Paaje
Glrl Held aa Profeafllonal Flrebug_1
Waldo Suajiends Stanton. 8
Whltman Warns Becker** Lawyer_8
bonda \\>nt to Ilockefeller. 7|
Lusltanu Arrl\ es . 8 i
"Hrince" Sent lo Kllls laland. 8
mm Haven Wreck Under Inqulry_18
Kooaexait THls of Campaign Funds.. 1
N'omlnee Palla Head at Hally. 1
Chief of fct.iff f(>r state Milltla. 1
<'ourt Dpeeta Levy Law. 8
Programme for Naval Review. 8
t'Beckbook in I/>namlte Trial.18
*J*dKM Sw*epa Through Brooklyn_ 8
wilstm Kenewa Attack on Opponenta. 4
etrau* Danlae Itetraction to Barnea.. 4
"aft Off on Auto Trlp To-day. 4
Justice Chrue Probabla Nominee. 4
j*? Foliette Attacka Rooeevelt. 8
Efni'irp State Lemocracy for Sulzer... 8
Acu of War ln the Balkana. 1
"rltiah Suhmarlne Kammed.8
*'*? lor Women. p
Artny an<l S*\ \. . ?
weather. ,\ 7
?hlppinK News.'.'.".".'.'.".!!!. 7
Church and HeltgiouB Now?..........' 7
Wltorlal . t
?ocltty ...........'.".' 8
Obltuary .[ . ?
jrfkrary Settn and Crltlelem. .10 and 11
t*>ru.18 and 13
Z***ol and Marketa.14 and 18
"?*> Katate .1C
Chicago Bricklayers Hear He
Broke Union Rules.
[By Tc|?>,rraph to Th* Trlbune.1
Chicago. Oet 4.?Whether President
Taft should he deprlved of hls card In
the Chicago Brii klayers' I'nlon will
be brought before the meeting next
Tuesday evenlng. The matter wlU be
referred to the trlal board. composed
of Peter Shaughnessy, chairman; C L.
Wllde. seeretary; Charles Slemles.
Rlchard Dclllng, Kml! Jamcke and
Peter Murphy.
The President ls charRed wlth vio?
lating unlon rules by laylng the ror
nerstone of the Boston Young Men's
Chrlstlan Association buildlng on
Wednesday wlth non-unlon men.
I'nder the Inwn of the organl_utl><n the
President will be notlfled hy registercd
mall to appear and answer the charges.
If he fails to respond a second regis
tered letter will be sent to hlm. and if
there ls no response to that he will be
flneil .<?_.-> for contempt and suspended.
Get Little Money and Mail on
Kansas City Southem.
Fort Smith. Ark.. Oct. 4? Four
____*?_ men held up and robbed north
bound Kansas Clty Pouthern pitssei.per
train 4. thr^e miles northeast of P.
teati. Ckla.. to-nigbt.
After openlng two safes in the cx
pre.>8 car with nitroglycerlne th. f
es. aped.
Th.- train ?as brought to a halt near
Potaail by application of the air
l.rakes. Simultaneoush two of the
robban made tht ir appearance in the
express and bagguge < ar. foreed the
ezpreas messengcr. baRgngeman and
r/bodnct-r behlnd a pile of trunks and
applled the exploslve to the safes.
whiie Ihe third bandit stood gnanl
outalde the car.
When entrance was foreed to the
safes th.- men gathered the valunbles
in a sack, and. after intlmldating tbe
Clerkfl ln the mail car, added all the
registercd mail ln sight to their loot.
They .scaped to the mountuins. The
I Hssingers were not molestt-d. Tht)
robbers are sald tO have got but ?4.">
and some registered letters.
Wife of Philadelphia Doctor
Falls from Hotel Window.
Chicago, Oct 4?Mrs. A. K. Taylor.
forty years old. wife of Dr. A. E Tay?
lor. of Philadelphia. was killed to-day
by a fall from.a window ln the thlrd
floor of a downtown hytel Or. Taylor,
who was ln the mom at the time, sald
hls wife sustalmd her lnjurlea accl
rlentally. Mrs. Taylor's skull was
fractured when she Struck head for<
most on the sldewalk, and she dled a
r.-w mlnutes after belng taken to a hos?
pital. Mrs. Taylor and her husband
were on their way to Philadelphia wlth
her brother, N. fi. fipencer.
According to Dr. Taylor, hls wife had
asked fnr a glass of water, and, re
marking that the room was warm. she
Itopped upon a small radlator to open
the wlndow. When he turned wlth thfl
fflaas of water Mrs. Taylor was not ln
?dght, and. hurrylng to the wlndow, he
looked down to the Btreet and aaw his
wife unconsclous and dylng on the
^ement walk.
Dr. Taylor holds the> Renjamln Rush
chair of Phyalologlcal Chemlstry at
th*- Cnlverslty of PennBylvanla. Mrs.
Taylor had been an lnvalid for some
tlme. _
Returns from Oleveland to Es
tate in Pocantico Hills.
John D. Rockefeller, looklng flt, but
;arrying n llttle more Btoop to hla
nhoulders than when he went away ln
the flprlng, returned to his estate at
Pocantico Hllla yesterday from Clevt -
land. Hls return was slgnallrted by the
ilsplaylng of Amerlcan flags all over
the estate, and everythlng waa done to
make his return as cheerful aa poaslble
after all the recent Hlack Hand
troublea. The Itallans had been busy
trlmmlng up the gTOundB, and when
Mr. Rockefeller took a short walk
around hls estate the Itallans marched
up to hlm, ahook hands and took off
their hats. Some went so far as to
welcome hlm and assure hlm that they
were more loyal than ever. Thle
pleaaed Mr. Rockefeller. When a re
porter called to see hlm he waa told
thal Mr. Rockefeller had retlred. as he
was .atlgued after hls long Journey.
Mr. and Mrs. Rockefeller, Misa fipell
man and twenty aervants arrlved ln
rarrytown at 7:4r? o'clock yesterday
norning. Their rt-turn was wholly unex
pected, and lf the traln had not walted
o dtflcharge forty trunks no one would
Save known that the Rockefeller party
lad arrlved. Mrs. Rockefeller, who ls
juite feeble, was asslsted by her hus?
band, and together they walked to the
iower end of the piatform, expeettng to
;ross over tha traeks. Mr. Rockefeller
wus mucli dlsturbed when he found the
;rosslng closed.
He refuaed to go over the brldge.
ind, wlth Mrs. Rockefeller, retraced hls
itepa, and together they walked up the
railroad tl? s, taklng good care not to
?et near the thlrd rall. They were met
lt the Maln atreet crosslng by John D.
Rockefeller, Jr. Then they got lnto a
arrlage and were drlven to Pocantico
Hllls, where they will remaln untll
after Christmaa.
Corespondents Named in Statutory
Charges Are Brothers, Too.
Cambrldge, Maa*., Oct. 4.-Dlvorces
have been granted to Rlchard and Roger
A. I.yon. brothers, of Malden, who?e
wlvea are alaters, ln the unconteated aes
alon* raf the Cambrldge Divorce Court, on
atatutory ground*. The brothers named
two Malden men, also brothers, aa co?
Only Eighteen, She Is Accused
, of 14 or More Attempted
Insurance Swindles.
Tries to Jump Out of Third
Story Factory Wlndow When
Arrested?Mark TVain's
Nephew Her Nemesis.
( Ilv T?-la<rafh to The Tribun*. 1
Hnrrlson, X. J.. Oct. 4.?Leonn. El
mnrko, accused of fourteen or more In
cendiary flres, attempted to Jump from
the thlrd story wlndow of Cheln &
("o.'h toy factory to-tlay when I>e
tei tlve Huonocore told her he had come
to arrest her. Buo_OCC4re grnhhed hr-r
just ln time. and although the hand
snm,-. dark-eyetl ltallan glrl screamed
nnd tried to twlst herself loo.ap the de
tectlve locked _8T tip ln the Hac'ten
aack Jail.
The police here Bay the glrl. deaplte
the fai t that she ls only eighteen years
4)ld, is one of the cleverest crooks they
have met. Well llnked evldence polnts
to a regular scheme she worked time
and time again to defraud Insurance
ompanies. She, however, denles ah
solutely that she ls guilty. She jroes so
far as to any she never even heard of
the names she !s sald to have nssumed
or the places she has llved ln.
The sp"dflc caae on whlch the glrl
was nrrested was n flre In I/odl, lf, J.,
h w*ek ago to-day, hut she nnd others
who have not yet heen apprehended
nre charged wlth helna: responslhle fOf
flres ln North Arllngton, Nownrk nnd
Crantwood. N. J.; Newburg. tt. Y,
and other communltles. The police
say the plan ln these cases was t" rent
u houae nnd lnsure a small amount of
furniture fOf a sum heyond lt? value.
Then came a flre.
Aheged Man Aceomplice.
Two weeka ngo the Itullan irlrl rented
a hmirve ln Iaodl under the name of
Mrs. Joseph Zur-alla. the police assert.
She and a man who wns represented
as her husband bought $li?44> worth of
furniture and induc.d an Insurance
agent to IflBBBO a r*o"f,y of ?l,m*> on
th.-se goods. telling hlm they expe<t,.l
to huy much more.
After the flr?- the police made nn ln- j
cestlgatlon. which led to the empl<>> -
ment of WUl f'lemens, a nephew of
"Merk Twaln," formerly a newspaper
man and now an araon expert. lle de?
cided that the flre was ln.endlary. and
ifter he had looked up Mrs. Zufalla'r,
record he traced her to the toy factory,
md advlsed WendHI "Wrlght. I'rose
rutor of Bergen County. to have her
Mr. OlemenB nlleged he liad evldem 18
that led hlm to belleve the glrl, under
the name of Mrs. "Jlm" Rondenu, col
larCtfl- Jr**- after a flre ln North Ar?
llngton; under thr name of Mra Sh'h
ilafl Lombardo collected Instirance ln a
N'ewark flre. under the name of Mrs.
1'ony Laveto mulcted an agent ln New
titirg, N. Y.. and under the name of
Mra Joseph Delmar^o swlndled another
?.gent ln (4rantw?rod The lnveatlgat<-r
is risponBlble for the statement that
me was the ____ factor In fourteen or
nort Incendlary flres
Fire Adjuatar Alart.
The mnn who poeed as Zucnlla went
avlth Lombardo t) the offlce of Wllllam
rrlppe, a Newark tlre adjust*r, on
rhursday. Lombardo hnd had prevl
ju.H deallnitfl wlth Mr. Trlppe. and pro?
posed to Introduce Zucalla, who wanted
he loas aettled. Mr. Trlppe "smelled a
?at" and put the men off. Th*-n he
?alled up the authoritlea. and found, to
ils eurprlBe, that an Inveatlgatlon waa
ilready under way.
Buonocore, who ts one of the prose
lutor's staff. was thereupon dlapatch?*d
to get the pretty ltallan glrl. He
walked into the factory, to where bhe
was M:atod at a table.
"Come along; you're arreated!" he
gald tn ltallan.
Thf glrl leaped from her seat, wlth
a pierclng shriek. and daahed to the
wlndow. Buonocore had quite n atruggie
with her, and all the way 10 the offlce
of Juktice of the Peace Whlte ahe
fought hlm flercely.
ajbe inslated she waa not guilty. Her
mald. ti name waa Delmarto, she aald,
ind when she was thlrteen years old
ihe murrled a man name. Laveto, but
left hlm because he beat her Detec
tlves, however, found in her room let
leM addressed to her under the names
af Zucalla, Lombardo and Rondeau.
Mr. Trippe, Frederlck Weland, and Jo
BBSfl- Renrdon, all flre adjuatcra, alao
recognlzed her aa havlng collected
?lulma ln other flres. Carl Cardenberg
lald ehe was the woman who bought
furniture from him in the name of
Zucalla _
Attacked, She Says, by Men
Who Out Her with a Razor.
| Hy Tel?-?raj>h to Tha Trlbune 1
C'reenwich, Conn, Oct. 4.?An un
jsual story came to llght to-day
through the applicatlon of Mrs. Henry
Boutoii for a JN rnilt for bat daughter,
l/lorence, to carry a revolver. ln ap
|il\ ing for the peimit. Mrs. Bouton sald
lhat her daughter'e Ilfe waa ln danger,
and an Inqulry brought out the faet
lhat the glrl, several daya ago, wa_ n-t
upon or.e afternoon whlle r?turnlng to
ler home. She says that whlle one
Tian held her another man cut a deep
jash wlth a ra_or ln the ends of each
>f her flngera on tbe left hand, nnd
then cut a large "M" in the skin of her
ieft arm. She made no complaint to
the onVlalB becauBe of her mndesty.
l'he permit waa IsBued to the girL |
Adjutant General Verbeck Cre
ates Position at Command
of Governor Dlx.
Order Was Not Prompted by
Reported Differences Be?
tween Offlcers, Says the
Adjutant General.
Albany, Oct. 4.?Ry command of Oov?
ernor Dlx, Adjutant General Verbeck
to-day Issued an order creatlng tho po?
sltlon of chlef of staff of the mllltary
for "s of the state. The order says hls
dutles "ahall be analogous to those of
ehlfll nf staff <>f the I'nited States
army, which duties shall be dischargecl
by the adjutant general of the state,"
Ocneral Verbeck said that the order
was not prompted in any way by poli
tlcs or due to the reported differences
aald to exlst between himself and
Major General John F. O'Ryan, com
mander of the national guard. He
Btated that the ord.-r "Is In conformPy
to the pollcy he has adopted since he
has been In offlce and conforms to th<
usage of the I'nited States army."
He further sald that in the perform
ance of hls dules he v. Ill "under the
authority of the Oovernor. call for lr
fnrinatl'.n. mnke lnve.stlgati..iis, Issue
instructlons and exerclse ali other
functions necessary to seenre prop*?r
harm-itn and effl.-P-ncy of action upon
the parl of those undor his supervlslon.
The supervlsory power vestt.l ln tbe
Chlef of staff envers prlmnrlly dtltlefl
pcrtalnlng to the command. dlscli 'ln.\
tralnlng and recrtiltm?-iit of the organ
lzed mllltla. mllltary operations. dla*
trlbuticns of troops. i ispectb'ns, ann i
menfs, mllltary educnlion and Instru. -
tlon ar il klndred matters. *
Assemblyman Cuvlllier. cx-.hnlrmnn
uf th.' Assembly CoBUBlttefl <>n Mlll?
tary Aftalrs. In a statement to-day. ap
pTOVOd tbe Covernor's i.rder. Tha stale
incnt says:
The posltlon ot major (jen-ral l? ttmt
of tbe highest ranklng eflwef "f the Un-.
SWhOBfl BOlfl duty la that of tlu- <<>m
mand-i ?>f the treepe, as preacrlbed by
th- mllltary law; but baa aothlnfl what
ever i<> <i" wlth thr. admlnlatratloa ot
th- iifTnlr- of thr national guard
Ir: mv .iplnl<>n there should be a gen
etal stnff to r-.pl_.-e the mllltary .-ouni-ll.
WhlCll ls H Iisol'-SB bodj The K*-*_.-r,il
? tiiff. omp'-ed of the brlgadl-r g*-ner.ils
-f thfl varloua b-lgades, w.uld f'trmul.it*'
the polb y of the national guard anl
r--i_mmend auch law* tu the l_'K'*latur.
for th* Improvement of the guard.
Oenernl Verbeck also nnnounced 'hat
at hla urgent requeat Dleutenant Colo?
nel C. A. Hlmmons hid wlthdrawn hls
i*p*l?mntlon as an usslstant adjutant
general aiid wonld remuln ln the adju
tant general'* offlce. Colonel Slmmnns
recently accepted a po-itlon as adjutant
general >>n the staff of General ii'Rvin
Qenetei Verbeck snld bfl desired Colo?
nel SltnmoH'.'s asslstanif ln connectbrn
wlth ptaOS he had ln mind fur thfl Im?
provement of the guard.
Nobortv could have been more aurprlsed
over the order ls.sa.-d by Adjutant ii-n
erul \-.-rt.eik than Major General O'Ryan
"Wn.fi thtf A chlef of ?taff? \Vh>.
we don't have any surh posltlon In thls
?late." sald General 0 Ryan at the 2d
Battaltoa AiiT. m *?*?? street, last
**(Hir law on the SBhJflfll is 'jnlts rlear
A mllltary Councll ls provlded for by
Sectb.n 15, and thi* body .-xcrrlse-, the
dutl-H of a chlef of staff. The adjutant
general ls a inemb. r, and the major gen?
eral la the chlef
"It would aeem unuaual that a polltlclnn
-that ls. a holder of a politlcal offlce
who could be renioved by the Oovernor
and Whflflfl term explre* wlth that of the
Oovernor-should exerclae auch dutlea
Whv. lf we had a new man every term
mllltary quallflcatlon would be hardly
?Whiifs that? Make any proteet? No,
I will not make a protest agalnat an of
flcial order from the tlovernor of the
Oenernl O'Ryan knew nothlng about the
a< tlon of Lleutennnt Colonel Slmmon*.
?He waa ahout to accept a posltlon on
inv stnlT. and wlth the approval of the
man who etnployed hlm. the adjutant
general," he said.
It Will Carry Senators from
Oapltol to Offices.
[Krom The Trlbune fluri-iul
Washington, Oct. 4.?The shortest
and most exeluslve electrlc rallway in
the world la belng Inatalled ln the t'.in
nel between the Capltol and the Ben
ate offlce buildlng, and will be ready
for the use of tho Benator* who dlsllke
gettlng their feet wet when they re?
turn to their dutles next December. It
Is a monorall ayfltem. 700 feet long. The
rolllng Btock conalsta of one car. de
slgned to carry twelve Benatorfl or
thlrty-stx pages.
It was the orlglnal lntentlon of the
Rulea Commlttee of the Senatt. to equlp
the tunnel wlth a flne llttle rallroad
whlch would run from aomewhere near
the Capltol dome through the aubway
and all around the baaement of the
Scnate offlce buildlng. Democratic
economlats of the House. howev.r. ln
duced the Benate to bulld only about
aeven hundred feet of thla rallway ln
the mlddle of the aubway. where elec?
trlc automobllea have been runnlng
untll now.
The'llttle car wlU run on a slngle rall
below, but will be balanced by a broad
rall ln the roof of the tunnel. from
whlch the power will be gathered by
means of a "hlnge arm"
Huperb fluvor an.i mcllownes*. P*r ox
cellence ln fullne?B of _atlafacilon.-Advt.
Followed by a curiou. crowd in Washingiun, OO hia w'ay to testify
before the Senate inVestiglting committee.
(_) PtlOTO _V IriTCtmATlOaAt,-: fasAtC ffJlVIrt
Dr. G. H. Knicjht Believed to
Have Brought On Seizure by
Hurrying to Meeting.
Collapses as He Rises to In
troduce Orator ? Audience
Quiitly Files from Lake
ville, Conn., Hall.
Li.k.'vllle, ('..nn., i i.-t. 4 --Dr. QeCaTgB
H KniKht. of Bfl-tahviy, Repuhllcan
eandl.ate for Conaji-flfl from th,- ;.th
Di.stri.t, dropped dead ,,n the st.ige ot
RobertB Hall her.' to-night as he was
ah.itjt t>. addrt'S.i a polltlcal rally at
whlch h<- was prcsldlng.
R!_tllflJ te Introdtioe the chief speaker,
B8|> fleentathrfl Qeorgfl B. Chaadler. e_
Rocky Hill, I>r. Knlght had BpokflJI
hardly more than fl dozen words wh^n
he collapsed nnd fell unconsclous to the
floor. Mr. _____lflT and others sprang
to hl? asslstance, ralsing hlm from the
floor and carrylng hlm to the rear of
the stagn. I'hysl.-lans were riulekly at
hls sldc. but he soon dlerl without hav?
lng regalned cotis. lousntsM. His
daughter. Mlss Ortrude Knlght, who
accompanled hlm fr-.m BaUBhttlT. was
wlth hlm wh.n he died. Hls wlfe ar?
rived a few mlnutes afterward.
The hall was crowded, hut while the
audlence was shocked there was no
outward slgn of exdtement. It was at
flrst thought that Dr. Knlght hnd been
Btrlcken slmply wlth a Bevere falntlng
spell. Wlthln a few mlnutes the meet?
lng was dlflfls?_Bfl? and the audlence
tled out quietly and walted outslde for
woid from tho strlcken man. When
hls death was announced the crowd
dlspers.d In sllence.
The physlcliir18 could not at once de
termlne the flflUBBfl ot .!...'!. Dr.
Knlght came from Sallsbury on a late
train and had to hurrv to get to the
hall on time for the opening. He had
been aillng during the summer, and lt
was thought that the exertion of the
evening mlght have brought on a sud?
den attack of hoart fallure.
Dr. Knlght waa about flfty-seven
years old and a natlve of Lukeville.
He apent two years at Yale ln the
clasa of '77. and afterward studied
HlfltilfllJlfl ln New _ork. aubaequently
becoming superlntendcnt of the State
Institute for the Fteble Mlnded in
Minnesota. In IM- he was uppolnted
superintendfiit of the Connycticiit
S.liool for lm.'bcilcs here, a place he
held at the time of his death. He had
aerved three conaectitlve terma ln the
General Aesembly, Including that of
Dr. Knlght was one of the eandl?
dates for the nomlnation for Go\.rnor
at the Republican flUtfl conventlon.
on SepUmber 11. wlthdrawlng after
the second ?<-illot. He waa aubse
quently nomlnated for Congreaa by
the BCh District Republican conven?
tlon. t
. lom- fiuality for th.' price at all Ackei.
_lerrnll _ Condlt Co.'s Stores,?Advt.
1 Broker'a Daughter Had Roamed
for Twenty-five Miles.
flt\ Tel-.r.iph to The Trlbune.)
Preehold, N. J., Oct. 4? After wan
dering around lfonrnou__ Coanty for
niore than twenty-four hours and Uv?
lng tm apples plcked up at the road- j
slde. Miss Ruth Kly, the twenty-two-1
year-old daughter of Daalel Ely, of,
Monteliiir, who nnsterinusly dlsap
pearcd from Wnterwitch yesterday, i
was found here late this afternoon and ;
was taken home by her father in an j
Offlcer W, I> Hulfe saw Miss Ely
wand-rlng amund near the I'cnnsyl
vanla Rallroad station here and recog
nl/ed her from the descrlption 8ent_out
I Ihfl w.ir.' RO hat and her clothes were
! torn and rovCT-d with dust. She sald
?hfl had walked from Wat.-rwitch,
which ls about twetity-tlve miles from
The fOVBf woman has been sufTer
Ing from S nervous breakdown, and
was Btajrlnf t the bORM of Mrs.
Sipilrcs. a famlly frlend. at Water
I wltch, ln charge of a tralned nurse.
| when she dlsappeared.
Mr. Ely ls a bond broker, at No. 80
Rmadway. New Vork Clty.
City Has Had 8 Murders and 21
I" Fires in Two Weeks.
T.tmpa, Fla., Oct. 4.?Elght assassi
natlon.s in the last two weeks and
'twenty-one flres ln thn-e days, Inter
' Sponed wlth receipt Of threatenlng let
ters, hBfl thrown the population of thls
.Ity lnto a high state of terror.
The series of erlmcs was marked to
nlght by the kllling of Kstad<*s Candos.
WhO was sbOt M he sat ln front of hls .
Isrtora The other victlms were one.
white woman and five negro women.!
The police not only are batfled ln their
attempts tu capture the trlminal. but
are taunted by letters apparently tn the
same wrlting ln which thfl writer boasts
Of havlng committed the crlmes.
The police say the handwrltlng is the
same as that ln a letter ln whlch the
wrlter threatened to burn the town re?
cently. Wlthin three days after Its re?
ceipt there were twenty-one tlres here.
The police believe the crlmes have
been committed by a demented negro.
but are absolutely without a clew.
$115,000 5TH AVE. FIRE
Kenlon Says Loft Building Blaze
Will Be Investigated.
Flre at the nlne story loft buildlng at
No. UB West l!Uh street, runnlng
through to No. 142 Fifth avenue. did
$110,000 damage last night. Chlef
Kenlon announced that the flre mar
shal would make an investigatlon, as
he said the buildlng had no watchman
and there were no occupanta in the
buildlng after ."? o'clock yesterday af?
ternoon. The bullding la occupled
mostly by lmporters of valuable lacea
and cloths and their stock suffered
greatly from smuke and water. Water
also caused loss to the Rradbury Planu
Company, on the ground floor.
The flre wub discovered on the fourth
floor, which ls leased by Levlaon
Brothers & Co., importera of lace.
When Chlef Kenlon responded he
found the flre had extended to the
flfth and slxth floors and sounded a
second ularm.
Declares Harriman Asked Him
for Help in New York, In
stead of Being Urged
to Raise Funds.
Roosevelt Repeats to Senate
Committee That Bliss and
Cortelyou Told Him No
Money Came from
Standard Oil.
Too Busy, He Says, to Keep Track of
Primary Campaign Expen.es, but
Wants Hilles and Bartholdt
Questioned as to $3,
000.000 Story.
rFrr>m The Trlbune Bureau.)
Waahlngton, Oct. 4.? Theodnre
Roosevelt, wlth the supreme self-con
fldenee of whlch he is mnster, appeared
before the Senate campaign Investiga
ting committee to-day and made spe
clflc and eenernl denlals of the charges
that have been made In cor.neetlon wlth
tho BO-caWa- Harriman fund and the
Standard Oil contribution to hls cam
palirn ln 1904.
Ineldentally the colonel protested thnt
the commltbe. of which Senator Clapp.
one of his supporters, ia the chalrman.
was not Rlving him a 'equare <leal."
quoted two of the ten commandmr-nts
to them as a guide for thelr action. ln
tlmated that John D. Archbold waa
guilty of corrupt practlces, and lnslsted
that Senator penrose should be thrown
out of the Senate on his testlmony and
his own admlsslons.
The thlrd term leader relterated hls
nssertion that E. H. Harriman. the
friend of Governor Odell, took the in
itiatlve in seeklng hla aid to enllst the
efforts of the ti.tlonal committee of
1904 to raise I'unds f..r the flght ln "ew
York State, despite the chain >>f letter*
submltted by the late railroad mag
nate's secretary. To what txtent th.
committee accepted hls t_fltiniony re
mains to be seen.
Aft.r examlning Wllllam Loeb, jr..
who was secretary to the ex-President,
who aupported Mr. R..os> velt's testl?
mony on thib point, Senator Oltver ex?
pressed hls willtngiiess to let the record
of correspondence "st_ml for what it
was worth." Senators Paynter >n<l
PBt_8f__fl peraisttntly sougbt to secure
fruin both witnesses some . xpresaioii of
i.plnioii on the appartmt conllict be?
tween th?'ir testlmony and the letters,
But without succr-s**.
Mr. Harriman. Colonel Roosevelt as
serted, made the request for an appoint
ment. and sought the interview follow
ing which the $250,000 fund waa col?
lected. "Some well meaning but flabby
persons," said tha colonal, "say there
might have been a" misunderstanding.
There was not. There was no possibil
ity of a misunderstanding."
Knew of No Oii Gift.
Colonel Roosevelt alao reitcrated h's
nssertion that he had been assured the
Standard Oil Company had made oo
Lontributions to the campaign fund ot
1904, and that he had inslsted that non.'
?hould be received.
As ln the case of the controversy
n-er ihe Harriman fund, the question
it i?sue over the Standard Oil contribu?
tion was finally ehlfted to one who Is
now dead. Accordlng to the teattmony
if Colonel RooBevelt and hls former
secretary, William Loeb. Jr., Mr. Roose?
velt had received the assurance from
the late Cornelius N. RHsa that the
Standard Oil Company had made no
contribution to the 1904 campaign.
The faet that John D. Archbold con
:rlbuted $100,000 rertalns, but the thlr_
term leader dlsposed of thls by saylng
ie was a very busy man during the
ampaign and was not "dlsposed to
inlbble wlth Mr. Cortelyou or Mr. Bllss
rvhen they sald no contrlbutlona had
iieen received."
"And now. gentlemen," aald Colonel
Roosevelt. in summartzlng hla testl?
mony on the general subject of cam?
paign contrlbutlona, "lt seems to me
that I have completed my statement.
I want to reiterate that I asked no
man to contrlbute to the campaign
fund when I was elected President of
the Cnlted States. I wlsh to reiterate
that Mr Rliss and Mr. Cortelyou ex
pllcltly assured me that no promise had
been made and no obllgation of any
klnd Incurred ln connectlon wlth my
?lectlon; that lt was on thelr expllclt
issurance that I issued my statement
in response to Mr. Parker's accusatlon,
md that their BUbaequent actlona
ihowed that thelr assurance waa
proper, for nelther they nor any ona
ptM havlng authority ever, dlrectly or
indlrectly, asked me to act or refraln
from actlng on any matter that came
before me as President, wlth regard to
the faet that any contribution had been
elther made or wlthheld.
"Can I put It more aweeplngly than
Although Colonel Rooaevelt dealt for
the moat part wlth the controverslea
relatlng to the contributlonB of corpo
ratlons of corporate Intereata to bla
campaign. he made many other polntcd
and emphatle obaervations to the com?
mittee. He aaserted that tha tefltl
mony of Senator Penrose a-id John O.

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