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But Not Radical
New York _ Only
Republican Paper
(Copyrlghi, 1912, by Tha Trlbune Aaaoelatlon,]
Y?l LXXH.-X" 24.108. ?g3jTj!SS____'? NEW-YORK. SUNDAY.
Mary Dye, Union StencgrapheY,
"Knew Tco Much," Dyna
miter Said. Eckhoff, His
Former Aid. Tells Jury.
Owner of San Frandsco House
peere.; lnto Lot of Explosive
with Oigar in His Mouth
aad ': iccked Stick
t ihe Box.
Indlanapoli* So\ 1?> ?Inddents of
. . i_p___t-0__ to
.ngelei Tlmes" build
p the wri - ot which twenty-on
aml of his flight
f.>r were blrnded lnto a
0,H!; ten wittMBflflfl from
re||foTi iMiamlte c___pl-_
trial ;'
ptaa- Eckhoff, of Cincinnati. ad
Diiited thht he alded In the escape and
ronrealment of McNamara after the
dynamiter waa returning East. Eck
luft said he had demanded money from
0^ I "to keap his mouth
. McNamara ?.f hav
Bd to klll MlBfl Mary Dye. a
grapher at unton headquartat- ln
; ..poli*
new too niM. h about
dynamiti: 1 tCfltllled. "___
' he ps-poa ? ,-ilk to J- J- alK,llt
bartaig hei out (,f ,hc wri>'
He said he thought it wottM be a good
Hea if I followed her on ? train aad
put a stnall bomb under her. timed so
that it would explode after l got off
the Irair.."
Refused to Enter Plot.
Eckhoff aald he refuaed t.. emer !nto
the plan to pul .. bomb under Mlss Dye,
who now llvea in Plttaburfb. and who
recentiy klentifled hundi-d- of leitera
totrodir ; ?? thi BOvei_meat as im
pliratlng the forty-tive defendnnta in
a conspiracy.
McNamara expreaaed Um hop.?. Eck?
hoff Faicl, that 'The Times" exploslon
would be attributed to escaped gaa ln
the baaemenl nckhoff, a friend and
neighbor of the McNamara famlly ln
Ctacinnati, after telling how he met
James B. McNamara at Ballagh, Neb.,
and aaalated in the dyn?mlt_8_ return
E_?t by way of Chieago and Omaha,
on ctosb .xamlnatlon admitted:
That. knowlnf the dynamite had kllled
Beeple in Lci Angelea, ? ?? realraed the
Srtcautlons to con.eal his
? '?>
That he demanded t-Vfl from the Me
N-naras t>. k.ep hia mouth ahut."
tfcnatening, If they didn't pay, he would
inform the a ithorltiee.
That after thn McNamaraa were ar
rested he repeated his demand for $500.
but reeeive4. no respol
That detective* worklng on the Los
Angfles (?.-? n to Cleeeland and
th're t"r a tlme kipt hlrn lildden. ao he
ttvirtt nol be questioned hy MeNamaras"
"You mear tb'say that lf McNa_nara
had paid >ou the money you wouldn't
be here now testifylng agalnat theae
defotdanta?'' aak'-d Wllliam N. Hard
lng. attorn*-y for the defence.
"Probably not." anawered Eckhoff.
Eckhoff said long before the loaa of
Ufe at LfOs Ansreles he knew Jamea B.
VcXarn&ra was dynamitinf Joba. He
i*ld he hlmsf !f was eent to blow up a
Jo*> ln Clnclnnatl, for which he waa
promlsed $fjO but he met the watch
?-a and did not do lt. He aald Mc
N?__ra had a hidlng place for nltro
glrcerlne ln the woods on a hill about
a quarter of a mlle from the McNam
*-- home and about flve mllea nortb
of FooBtain Square.
Thought Bomba Were Candlee.
Jatnee C. O'Brien and Augnet Mlclo
Md of the rentlng of the San Fran
?8co cottage ln which the exploaive
*M atored. OBrien aaid:
i _T*r^1 w*?ka latfr. pasalng the house,
i Uiought It waa queer that the people
Mfl not movM in. I had a key and en
_?_?' l --I'ed that all the rooma wrcre
jmptv, but th* frorit room waa looked.
J2?ln? that, I ?aw ten boxes partly
?>ver*rr with a tarpaulln. One of th-s
aaaaj waa opened, but the othera were
f?__*_ on third pa_*. fourth eoltuna.
This Morning's News
r.0CAX_. Par*
J*ft Favors Kingle 8lx-Y?ar Term... I
*_chants' Express ln Wreck.X
?? and Prlnceton ln Football Tle... I
T_t at Rerf.r.uon for Dr. Carrel.B
^'bon Salla for Hermuda.?
]*W-tovaine Killed Patlent.?
"*_?< Slayers Traced Here.*
^ Danicei of Cholera Here. -
^?m*r, Elai.-d. Though Htorlea Kall.. B
|j?_roa(l Head (Jut, la Kumor.B
??na Show <)pf-na at Oarden.T
^*?te Appcals f(,r Legal Ald Soclety. B
*?* Cleveland Makea Debut Monday.lB
"^r, la-fs Trial Monday.XB
Wf-mara Plotted to Kill Glrl. X
'^?ssrs Murderlnf Three Boya.B
*r Hanu in Hand with Diplomacy.. 4
Jfchapoet" Newi Ldacredlted. 4
^Won Honora Wllliam Phlllipa. B
^h I'n.julv c'enaorloua. ?
J*8a PoJlticiana I'nder Flr?. ?
_J** London Th*atre?. ?
Z*^*^ J appear* Ktrangely. ?
>*1d? Ff-ar*d In London. ?
b*1 Oil ln Mrltlrih Navy. ?
*?*??., fo, .siini-llcity. ?
* Yorkera in Parlu. ?
^"?nc* un6 th- War. ?
??athi-r . 7
S*1"!? N>wa . T
Wltorla] .10
??_5ty '.?.XO
*-?(. ..""' .]'*.IX
?*?t_ry ...'.''''.'*]......11
*_*'???...IB, 13, 14, 1- *nd 1#
y '-*'" Part 4, Pagea 3, 4 and ?
n*?6(-lal and Marketa.
Tart 4, Pagea 3. ? and 7
DeWitt, the Princeton back, hitting the line in one of his vicious plnnges.
Pumpelly Drives Ball Over the Bar from
47-Yard Line---"Hobey" Baker Kicks
Two Goals for Princeton.
By Herbert.
[Bv Tslegraph ts- The Tribune ",
Prlnceton. N. J-. Nov. lti ? Yale pluyed
Prlnceton to a football tle at b io <i be?
fore 35,000 personB on Osborn Field
here. to-day. and this ls sald ln Its
fulleet meaning, aa victory was fairly
gnatched from the Tigers in the las-t
three mlnutea of play by a spe< ta. ular
goal from the fleld the llke of which
has eeldom. lf ever, been seen. Pum?
pelly jumped, aa lt were. from football
obacurlty Into the full glare of the foot?
ball aun by dropping back to Princc
ton's 47-yard llne and shooting the ball
by a drop kick with the accuracy of an
arrow from the bow over the oraaBba.
and between the posta for three points,
which saved Yale from lmpending de?
It was a sensatlonal ending to a more
or less sensatlonal game ln whieh the
football waa not always of the best.
and ln which the Tigers played enough
better than Yale's unfinlshed maehine
to leave the impression that victory.
which aeemed ao Bure. was rlchly de
served. "Hobey" Baker. the dashlng
Prlnceton back. had wrltten his name,
so to apeak, Just under those of Johnny
Poe. 8am Whlte and other grldiron
beroea of prevloua years by provtng
blmBelf a aecond Charley Brlckley in
dropping two pretty goals from the
"Lefty" Flynn. Yale's athletlc
genius. also/had done what he could
to keep hl* team ln the running by
kicking a goal from placement from
a scrimmage formatlon in the flrst
period. When the second half began.
bowever, the acore read Princeton ?,
Yale 3 and aa the third quartei
paaaed and the fourth drew near Ua
end the undergraduatea ln the camp
of the Tigers on the east side of the
fleld began to show slgns of reatless
ne_s. aa if ln eagcrness to get down
on the gridiron and weave their way
through the lntricacles of the snake
dance by which all gr--t football vlc
torles are celebrated.
There wa? the aume restlessnosa on
the Yale alde of the fleld, but for
other reaaona. The men who had come
down from New Haven. expecting to
see one of the best teams that has
worn tbe blue for aevoral years. could
hardly control thelr feelings of keen
dlaappolntment. and they Bat in thelr
seata dejecled and dispirlted while
calling on the players to do somethlng
to turn the tide of battle.
H*w Pumpally Turnad tha Tid*.
Tbie, then. was the sltuation. crit
ical for Yale and care free for Prlnce?
ton. when Pumpelly. a substitute half
back. launcbed himself into football
fame He had played for a few min
utes in the flrst half ln place of Flynn.
and had failed ln an effort to drop
a goal from the fleld just before the
uhlstlfi blew. He had gone in again
for Markle toward the mlddle of the
second half and had worked hard with?
out belng consplcuous untll the ps\
chologlcaJ moment came wlth a bare
thr^e minutes to play.
The Yale team was In possesstcn ..f
the ball on Its own 4u-yard line, when
a clever forward i^ass from Spalding
to Sheldon, who had been aubstituted
for the daring and dashlng Bomeisler,
advanced lt twelve yards. Two other
I forward passes proved Ineffectlve, and
I^ftus. who was runnlng the te-am at
this point. reallzed that the desperate
Mtuatlon muHt be m''t by desperate
ni'-asures. Just at IhlB ini.tnent Dlck
Bakar was eubstltuted f<?r "L-fty"
I'lynn, and some there were who did
BOl hesitute to say that he carried B
Bmaaag* from tha eoachaa which ln
apired the aaxt algaal. ii. any caaa,
l'umpelly araa seen to drop back t<>
Princeton's 47-yard llne and take up
the position which lndlcated by the
folBBtlOII a try at a goal from the
Forlorn Hope a Reality.
The Princeton ur.dergradnateH dld not
traa hold their breaths, but the Yale
men dld. It looked llke a forlorn hope,
but some of those from New Havcti
hart BfH-n this ><>uth BboOt the bull <?v.-r
the bar from distances qulte as gr.>at,
and one of them turned to rne and re
! marked, "H* can do it." He dld.
BafOia he was fairly settlod. and
before many of those ln the stan'ls
raaUaad what was going on, the ball
came back from Ketcham, straight and
true. l'umpelly caught lt, dropped it
and drove his toe against it ln three
rhythmlcal niovements, and aa the
Prlnceton forwards leaped ln the alr ln
an effort to block the bull salled on
and up above their heads, eplnning over
und over in the'alr.
Then of a sudden the Prlnceton men
gaspe-d und the Yale host rose ln a
mighty roar. The wind had gone down.
hut there waa atill enough to lend
much ne.eded help as the ball began to
settle, almost float, toward the goal
jmsts. The impetus from tho poweri'ul
|M drive was almost spent, but there
was JUBt enough left to carry* lt over
the bar by a scant lnch or two.
Yal* Men Dance in Qle*.
T'p jumped the Yale men, and out
rolled a shout that fairly e'hoed from
one end of the fleld to the other. Th.
players on the fleld danced in glee.
llsppad Pumpelly on the back and of
farad congratulatlons, for whlle that
goal dld not Bpell victory it staved off
defeat, and under the circumstunces it
turned one of the towering staii'ls from
gioom to Joy and the other from keen
antlclpatlon into b.tter dlsappoint
The Tigers had taated the fruits of
, victory over Yale a year ago, and their
I appetltes were whetted for another
feast, more partlcularly as the BtV8
eleven had taken the fleld the fnvorlte
but had been slightly outplayed almost
from whlstlo to whlstle. Moreover,
some balm was needed to heal the
wounds Infllcted by Harvard two weeks
ago, and suddenly thelr hlgh hopes
were dashed.
What a day lt was!?vigorous and
snappy. The air was as bitlng as ta
baaeo, as stimulating as a Martinl. as
potent as absinthe. The wind was
Irelghted with the frost of the Arctlc.
but winter laid its hand lightly on
cheeks and noses. The sun was cheer
ful lf not partlcularly torrld, and
ev-erythlng mude for the joy of llvlng.
Greatcoats, furs, sweaters and
l.lankets were as necessary an equlp
ment for the spectators as pads were
for the players, but few there were
who did not come prepared. so that
they could enjoy to the full the atrife
Continued on twelfth page, flrst rolumn.
Vermont Farmers Get 30 Cents
for Each Hedgehog.
[Hy TH.-ltri.ph to Th" Trlhun* 1
MontpellT, Vt.. Nov. ltf.?The Incom
Ing Legislature may be asked to repeal
the hedgehog bounty bill. on the
around that certaln conseienceless
farmers are actually ralslng hedgehogs
for the 30-cent bounty that the gulle
leaa etate Ib now paying a head.
The hedgehog bountles amount to
about |SU.OO0 a year. representlng the
killing of about 100.0-0 hedgehogs.
With n Yankee thrift that not even tho
makers of wooden nutmega ln Connec
tlcut could excel, some farmera have
flKiired that a hedgehog crop la pretty
protltable at 80 centa a head.
New Breed Blue, Vivacious, Af
fectionate and Oentle.
[BjT Tel'arapli to Th* Trlbun*.)
Peabody, Mass.. Nov 16.?A breed of
ban_808M blue hoK-i haa been de.veloped
by Oeorge C. Grifllth. a lawyer and
arnateur farnier. formerly of West Vir?
ginia, Tho general beurlng of the anl
inals, even at maturlty, is aprightly
and vivacloua, ln contruat to the dull.
heavy. loggy appearance of the older
breeds. They are* quiet and gentle and
ln certaln caaea even dlaplay affection
for their keepera.
To Bpfelfy exactly wherein the blue
hog ia different:
Ita color Is blue; It is more leggy than
the old breeda; ita llttera run ao larsa
that some of the Httle oiggiea havo to
be ralaed by foster mothers, and it ls
atocklly bullt, with heavier hatns and
New York to Stavanger, Nor
way, Low Price Route.
[By 4_ble to Th* Trlbune. J
London, Nov. IB?DlBpatchea from
Chiiatlanla atate that the Norweglan
government haa approved a contract
made there with the Marconl wlreleaa
atation in Btavangor for connection
with New York, by wnlch telegrams
between the North of Europe and
Amerlca will cist considerably leaa.
bhould order The Journal of Commerce
dellvered at their home*. every liunlness
mornlng. All newa atanda keep lt, 6
centa per copy.?Advt.
Five Cars of Merchants' Limit
ed Roll Down Embankment
at Green's Farms, Conn.
Lights Go Out After Accident
and Passengers Are in Panic
Until Quieted by
[Hy Telegraph to ?The Trlbune. |
Green's Farms, Conn., Nov. 10?Tha
Merchants* Llmited, which left Boston
this afternoon at B o'clock, left the
ralls at this place to-nlght about
S:4."> o'clock, four passenger cars top
pllng over, after wrenchlng themselves
looa* from the Billlliai About twenty
p?raana were injured, when they were
Canght in the ovtrturned cars, two of
them serioiialy. All the injured were
attended by ambulanca surgeons from
Hrldgeport and South Norwalk. All
but one were taken to New York on
a speclal train. The two seriously in?
jured are said to be New Yorker*.
Followlng ls a partial 11st of the in?
ALUBOJf, L A., Long Acr* Hotel, New Tork;
scalp wound.
OARI.ETTI. II.. West Knrl INBH New Tork;
rlght arm an.i face cut.
llARHKK. W. H.. No. 23 Malilen Lane. New
York; waa aent to tha Hrldgaport IToapltal.
MANKHACH. George. head aid ?rmi hurt.
Rl'KFIAN, J. H., New nochelle, acalp wound.
ear torn.
VARHARM. F. William. Ir., No. t Malden
I.ane. New Tork- cuta aad brulsea.
The Merchants' Limlted runs between
Boston and New York, with no stop
after leaving New Haven, and was on
time as It rushed at high speed through
Bridgeport, at 8:13 o'clock. Tho train,
with seven or elght heavy coaches,
swept on through the darkness with
nothlng to dlsturb the equanimlty of
the passengers untll the engine took the
track at thla town.
The passengers hud all left the dlning
ear und were seatetl in thelr ehalrs,
Continued on aeeond page, fourth rnlinnn.
Dewey's Clarst or Satrterna Punch
For n'l Boclal P Dctloaa.
If. T D*W*jr & rtona Co.,131 F'lllon 3t..N.Y.
1 Accidental Shot Drives Jewelry
lnto Man's Throat.
[Bf t.i'Rrat.h to The Trlbun*.]
Phlladelphla. Nov. 16.?Jamea Carr,
lw?ljr ona years old, ls deud as the
result of one of the moat pecullar accl
dentB recorded ln this city.
Carr, John Consodeck and Jamea Mc
Caffery, all friends, livlng at No. 629
North Sth atreet, purchased revolvera
this afternoon, and whlle examlninff
them soon after supper the weapon ln
the hands of Consodeck exploded. The
btillet hlt a large scarfpln ln Carr_
nerktie, and, glancing off, dropped to
the floor.
The stlckpin was drlven through the
neck Of the youth and eevered the Jug
ular vein. He bled to death before an
ambulance could reach the house. Con?
sodeck falnted and waa removed to the
hospltal before he was held for the
Man on Car Wouldn't Stop
Smoking?Is Locked Up.
Mrs. Sldney de Kay, mother of Eck
ford C. de Kay, milltary secretary to
Governor Dix, caused the arreat of
Robert Leslle, a carpenter, last nlght,
whlle both were pasaengera on a south
bound Klxth avenue car. Mra. de Kay
charged him with uaing obaceno lan
guago to her after ahe had roquested
him not to smoke.
Mra. de Kay flrst appealed to the
conductor, saylng Leslle waa smoking
a plpe and blowlng the Bmoke in her
face. The conductor aaked Leslle, who
was on the rear platform, to atop emok
ing, but he refuaed. Mra. de Kay again
asked him to atop, and then, accordlng
to her complalnt, Leslle awore at her.
She knocked the plpe from hia mouth.
Patrolman Dugan, of the Charlea
street statlon, placed Leslle under ar
raat, charged with dlaorderly conduct.
Leslie watited to make a complalnt
Bgatofll Mra. de Kay on a charge of
BBBBUlt on rcaching the atatlon house,
but Lleutenant Lyon refuaed to enter
tain it.
Leslle waa found to be aufferlng from
a.-thnia, and waa taken to Rt Vlncent'a
Hospltal lor treatment, and later locked
Bp in a ccll. Mrs. de Kay told the
lit ut.'il_nt Bha would be in court to
teatlfy ln the dusa.
BuperlOT aervice via Southern Rallway.
"Premler t'arrler of the South." Informa
tlon-NY. Offlce, 261 Fifth Ave., cor. 29th at.
- Auvt.
Also Suggests That Seats in
Congress Be Given Depart?
ment Heads to Facilitate
Public Business.
Graceful and Oenerous Tribute
to Victor Arouses Lotos Club
Members to High Pitch of
in Oay Humor.
Would Sooner Take the Oslcr Treat?
ment for Ex-Presidents than Sit
in Senate as Soothsayer?
Leaves Office Without
"Health and success to the able, dis
tinguished and patrlotic gentleman wh.>
is to he the next President of the
l'nlted States!"
This was the toast proposed by Presi?
dent Taft as he flnishod his BP88C- at
the I^otos Club last night. and ae he
ralsed his glass three hundred mem?
bers of the club and their guests rose
an.i pledged the toast.
And when the toast was drunk $
salvo of cheers rang out, ories of Taft
and Wilson intermingling at the flrst.
but toward the end a lusty < heer {or
the President rose from three hundred
Some who heard the PresidqpfB
speeeh thoughl they heard the Presi?
dent at his best, shifting from g'ave to
gay, at timeg philosophic wlth his four
years of experlence, and again. 'rotn
the same cause, counselllng and a blt
He created laughter when h<- apoke
of some of the plans of President-etaet
Wilson. and the gentle sarcasm he vts
ited upon near-President Bryan pr*
voked many a sniile.
In hla serious moments the President
came out strongly and unequlvocally
for a slngle slx-year term for the
Presldfnt, and urged the admi*aion to
bv.th houses of Congress of members
of the Presidentlal Cabinet.
His flrst proposition occaaioned loud
applause. and when he declared ?hat
one term was enough for any man?a
term of six years?he had to atop untll
the cheerlng ceased.
The Ex-Prasidant Joke.
Another change the President ad
vocated that met with hearty response
from his hearers was the placlng in
the clvil servlce of practlcally every
offlcer of the government servlce, and
he hinted broadly that Congress would
not be amiss lf it provlded for ex
Presldents so that they might not
tower the dignlty of the place they
had held when they re-entered pri
vate llfe.
And even this the President, who
was in a gay mood, touched with
humor, for he said that he was not
sure but that the method suggested
by Dr. Osler for elderly men would
not be a good thing for ex-Presld*nts.
The president aaid hla chief regret
was that he had been unable to In
fluenc* the United State* Senat* tc
ratlfy the arbitration treaty wlth
Franc* and Great Brltaln. In aplte of
that fact, he asked his audience to be?
lieve that he would leave ofllce wlth the
deepest gratitude to the American peo?
ple for the honor they had given him
and with the belief that enough
progress had been accomplished in his
adminlstration to warrant hlm feel
lng that he had done real good for his
The Presidenfs speeeh follows:
I saw ln the name of your club tb*
poesibtlity that you were organlrcd to
furnlsh an opportunlty for a swan aong
to those about to dlsappear. I concluded
that it was well to east an anrhor to IrVa
wlndward and acoept as much reaJ con
dolence as I could gather ln sueh a hoa
pitable preaene* as this, and therefore,
my frlenda. I accepted your invltaUon
and am here.
You have ajivrn me the toast of "Tn*
President." It 1b Bald that tlie offlce of
Prealdent la the most powerfut ln the
world, because under the Conatltutlon Ita
ocenpant really ean exerefse more dla
cretion than an Emperor or King ex*r
claes In any of the governments of mod
ern Europe. I ain not dlsposrd to aaa**
tlon thle aa a matter of reasonlng from
the actual power glver the preaViam ??
the constltutlonal dlvislon of govern
mental funetion. but I am bound to bay
that the consctouanesii of su<h power la
rarely lf ever present In th* mind of tbe
ordlnary Indivldiial actlng bb President.
berauae what ehlefly starea hlm in tlm
face ln rarrylng out any plgn of hla Is
the llmltation upon the power and not Its
extent. _, ,
Of course there are happy individuals
who are able entlrely to ignore these
limitattonB both in mind and practU-e,
and as to them the result may be dlffer
ent. But to one whose trainlng and pro
fesalon are subordinate to law. the ln
toxlcution of power rapidly sobera off ln
the knowledge ot Its regtrlctiong and
under the prompt reminder of an ever
present and a not alwaya conslderate
press, as well *b by the klndly suggea
tlons that not Infrequently come from
that hall of Oongresa ln which Impeach
ments ar* Initiated and that smaller
chamber in which they are trled.
"Tha Dear Old Canstitution."
In these dnyB of progress, raform, up
iift and Improvement a man does not
show himaelf abreast of the ag* unleas
he has some changes to suggest. It is
the reeommended change that marka his
belng up to date. It may be a change
only for the sake of change, but lt ia
responslve to a publlc demand. and
therefore let's propose it. It ia con
trary to my own love. for the dear old
Constitution to suggest any altaratlon
in its terms. lest it b? regarded aa a re
flection upon or a eritlcism of that whieh
has been put to the sacred use for 126
years of maintalntng liberty regulated
bv law and the guarantees of the righta
of the minorlty and the individual under

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