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Probably fair to-day and to-morrow; not much change in temperature. Detailed weather reports will be found on page 15. ntu VOL. LXXIX. NO. 225. NEW YORK, FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 1912. Oopynoht. 1012, bv tht Aim Printing and PubtUhino A$$oclatin. PRICE TWO CENTS. ,F Doctors and nn Ambulance Cnllotl to Hotel Lntc at .Night. DKATII CAME AT MIDNIGHT rinbetrs and Honrt Failure ns Oiuses-Choking Woke His Wife. Mnjnr-On. Frederick Dent Grant. I' S. A , commandor of the KasternlDivl--lonof tin' Anny,ilii'clirly,thin morning of port of thront trouble nt tho Hotel H ic'Kincli.ini. I'iftii'th street nnd Fifth nvt'Mi" Hi whereabouts lmd been 11 mutter nf conjecture since the first of March. II" wns removed from St. Luke's Hopiul on Wednesday night to tin llurkituham (icni'r.il and Mr, (limit, lmd retired for th" mtlil in tli'-lr room, No. IS."., on the I fth i' t o'clock the (Iciu'r.il t.-iM-ii with u iolcnt lit of coughing and choking, and when Mrs. Grant awoke h could not answer her to ti-11 what was th" in.ii. or Mie ini'd her best to relievo him, hut hf rapidly became worse. She tolo fhi!ir.1 'i' the clerk and told him to Fond fer a doctor ni quickly ns possible. Then h run out into the hall weeping an d criiru The old General' mih i living! The rii! General's on is dying!" Urn elerl: soiii a I my out post haste tn Pr liolierl Abb. !!l West Fiftieth .tret The hoy could not ll:nl Dr. Abbe. I fc.imek'ii'k to the hotel and m reported. The nislit clerk lelephoned up to Mr, (rant - apartment that Mr couldn't U foi llfl Mr- Grant rricd back to hurry and fft am doctor at all and ns many a he could, because the (ieneral was dying. T'ie ilrk began to telephone and also km the I my out to see what doctors ho cuM I'm! in llie neighbothood. The bov wriit t ) th" corner and found Police ra.ni M.illoy doing stationary duty. He asKml the oliccmin if he thought they lould ions.) any doctors in the region, and the rilic"tn.in said prokilily not at tint POPE 1AU0HS AT REPORTS. Killed in I, It,. i.uiiKi-r lli-cmmc of Ni'K of III Dentil. Slircial I'ahle tttpnlrht l This Sr. IfOMK, April 11. Following the false reportH of the death of Pone Pin X. thnf startled tho Christian world to-day the! iiipai nuuioritios otnci.illy auuotmccd: "Vatican denies unqualifiedly Madrid report of the Pope's deulh." Hi Utilities i wild to be In excellent health. The city has hcen Hooded with tele gram from all over the world a to the rumor that the Pope died to-day. The city Itself wa excited oer the rumor nnd the Vatican wa bombarded with Inquiries. Cardinal Merry del Val, tho Pntkil Secretary of State", said to Tun Sit.v correspondent at ':m to-nlgh't. "1 saw hi llolltic tlvo minutes ago. Tho Poe was astonished that such a report should have gained circulation nnd icgrctted the anxiety it ha caused, but hi Holiness added jocularly: 'False new of my death will prolong' my life, so I ought not to lie displeased '" Cardinal Merry del Val wa unable to explain how the rumor originated, I)r, T POLICE MURDERED STOLYPIN t 1 I First National of New Berlin. N. Y., Forced Under nntf Employee Critically III. BLACKMAIL CASK INVOLVKI) A. C. Holland Demanded 10,000 of Cnshier Arnold and Caused Disclosures. N:w Bfm.i.v, April II.-The First National Hank of New Berlin, X. V., ono of tho oldest banking Institution In Chenango county, eloo.l today following tho dlcovciy of a shortage in tho account of it cashier amounting Amici, one of the Pope's physician, who. to tr.O.onn. The cashier, Frank Arnold. sleeps In th,. Vatican, said the health .r , MrMy ill. the Pontiff is excellent, lie ha recovered i , . , from hi recent cold and i not depressed . "'!" ,m,I1,'l -x or weak. He ha not been fattened by tho I s,pw York lit' w or weak, lie ha not been fatigued by tho long and numerous audience he ha held. Sine.) April ,". the Pope ha in addition to many private audience re. ceived more than a hundred people. Ho rise every day at n o'clock and celebrate mass. Nothing was known hone of tho un founded report which had I cached 'the outer world from Madrid until cable queries started to come in to the news paper corresioiident. Coupled with the pre despatches came many from the church dignitaries in all part or the world. The Pope to-ilny gave audiences to Cardinals Delia Volpe and Hillot, Honor do I Xt rutin, the Algentine Minister nt the Vutican. nnd hi family; Prince nnd Princes Boighese. Count ami Connies do Joiigho and many foreigner.-, and ltilluns. MaDUIH. April II. The lutnor that the Pope wa dead arose through a despatch which, an official of the Mpal nunciature received announcing the death of hi father. The telegram read "Papa inorto." Die telegraph official interpreted thi to mean "the Pope i dead" nt'd infonuei Premier Cattal"jn, who informed the newspaper. BAEY STOLEN Charles Holland of was arrcstctl teoctitiy nnd I now lieing held under hail on a charge of attempting to blackmail Arnold. Arnold rclgncd on Monday, when Holland was arretcd. Hi successor refused ,to take olliee until tho books had been examined. Auditors aro al leged to have round $.",r.iii in forged notes by Arnold and other discrepancies that will bring the shortage up to a Itiartcr of a million. The alleged blackmailer, Holland, was Old II in Prevent r.iposo of rn fi lial. Knjs liMmllKntur. An-rd rViMi- Itnmtrh to Tins Sr. St. PRiiutsmum, April II. -Tho report of Senator Tru.evltch. tho official In vestigator of tho nsK'ilnntlon of tho atu Premlor Stolypln, conflriri the mil versal opinion that tho murder wn engineered by tho Oklirnnn, or Becret political polico. It tloe not make a direct accusation of murder, lint charge the four head of theOkhrana with embezzling fund w hich had been appropriated for guarding the member or the imperial family and traverse their stories In reference to ItogrofT, the assassin. The reort wems to impute that It was to their Interest to remove M. Stolypin in order to escape the oxHiuro of their defalcations. The men accused in the report are (Ion Kurloff. Assistant Minister of the In terior in tho Stolypin government; Col. Saolridovitch, chief of the Palace Okh nma; M. Verigin, ex-vice-director of pollif, and Col. Kuliabko, ex-chief of tho secret police at Kieff, These men have U'en ordered to explain Senator Trusse vitch' charges by April l.'i, which is e(iilvaleiit to an order for their nrrest and prosecution. Meanwhile the men are under close surveillance. BIGGEST OF ALL SHIPS North German Lloyd to Build a 51.000 Tonner to Do 23 Knots. TURKS CLAIM A VICTORY. Iti'imrt ion Itnlliui Kllleit IimiiiI rra lteiul for t'liniimlun. .Ttcltl CtiMr lni,iiihrs in Tiik Scn. Const.."iixoi'.i;, April 11. Hi le portcd that the Turks have wop a vic tory at I!cngai. It is said Hint P Ital ians were killed and throe line of defence captured. IIomi , Apri' II. The western move ment in Tripoli ha been completed. COST OF IT TEN MILLIONS Some of the Line's Lesser Ships Will Probably Go on Canal Itoute. DIX NOT A CANDIDATE. ' " a-i... t. i i ..r arrested after detective from the William """"""" " "'""' ' " 11 ll'llll. WHS CfJHIIIIIJIMl I.ISl IllIll Willi"' the troop were landed on and occupied tim "I lliglit. J I'r.iin It CnrrliiKe. llcscrtril n ln- i Well (leti. (irant i dyiiigin the ,t"l ; ., , , Mlllli ,,. hne, s.ud the bov. Ih" policeman mil 1 Kirk to the hotel with him and unit! he1 A" alarm was s.-nt o il yesterday from wild call for an ambuhnce. After the ''' Heailiiia'"ters for a l ii-monlh-old i tier!, hatt consulted Mr.C.r.int h" wa told C'rl who whs stolen fiom her. baby carriage to owl for an ambulance bv all moms. 1,1 r" "-' -Mount Smat Hospital The policeman sent in a hurrv call to "'"'ly yesterday nfternocn. Her mother Umier Hospital. When Dr. Andrew. 'K Mr, tlentiie l'M"ishtiitiu tif 14.17 Madison ir-ived in nn niiihulanc; he wa me! ' avenue. She had boon wheeled up to itihe door by pcrsm who told him that , '"''th avenue enlianc of the hospital rw i.i.-. i Vi .u i... int lOnill streer t)V her irriindrnntltnr .. i.... i .". i Mrs. Heboid liatioori ami lierm.nt s"l for Holland and a man named iJrook illV "H" tit I1HJI I tl i'MiUI' lltl.ll (l(ll'-l :fI ' at hi servire wouldn't be no.-ded 1 1 tw" w,,,t insid- tin- hospital mid left Tri atnliiilanco was sent away and the rot! p-'oplo pur. out their light. When the ambulation surgeon wa told that V wasn't needed Policeman Malloy n' up to the fifth floor of the hotel lo te: a w nrt of the case. I. Hum detective agency hail Ishui called in to protect Arnold. Holland said ho had damaging evidence against Arnold for which ho demanded K,noo. ac cording to the clnrge, The alleged attempt lo blac'tmall Anro'd was untie about April 1 Holland approached th" cashier and said that he had letter tint Arnold had written to New Vork men which it would l' f'nngerou for him to print. According to tho story. Holland did not ask for money outright, but insisted that Arnold buy a l.irg? inutility of worthless stock. It is alleged that on Saturday Arnold received n telegram from Holland de manding an appointment at the Ten 1 l.yck Hotel. Albany. Arnold did not keep the appointment. I-iter he re I ceived two long distance telephone mes- sagos. He then called in tho detectives. A trap wa laid fcr Holland and detcc I live were present whrn, it is assorted, ho demanded flo.oon from Arnold for the incriminating letters. Holland's nr icst followed and ho wa held for the Chenango eountv (irand Jury in J.",noo bail. I Arnold I a widower and had always i Usui considered one of Now Merlin' fore I mrt citben Kx-Sonator AIM i eoiin- the peninsula of Macalior. I lus moni 'ng the troop occupied Port lluchemec. It I U'lieved here that this i the prel ude to the mote vigmous action that ha lieon long demanded. TROOPS CALM ENGLISH MINERS. lint Xo lien- Itlitllnit In litinciishlre. He II re Mill lille. Sr'"'t ''!' MfrA tn Tnr Srx l.osiiiiN, April II 'Hi" presence of troop in l.ancnsliire ha calmed the di lurber and yesterday's rioting by the coal strikers has not been runewisl. Never theless, few of th" miners have returned to work The trouble with tho surface men his boon practically nullified m South Wales through the desertion of these men by the miners who are resuming work in increasing number. It i estimated that three-fifth of the After the Hamburg-American Line bad announced the building of a ship, the Imperntor, of greater dimensions than tho glrmtess Olympic of tho White Star fleet, tho Cunnrd company began, plan ning u still bigger storm defter, tho Aqul tatiiit. Tho lmporator i designed to be (too ft'ct long and to measure &n,uu0 tons gross, and the Aqultnnln, while no longer will he of greater tonnage. Shipping folks have been waiting to hear what the North Herman Moy I, which owns tho big gest Herman built steamship on the sea, the (Jeorge Washington, wa going to do. They heard yesterday, when n coble came I to Oolrich A Co., general agent of the line in this country, saying that a new colossus had boon ordered from the Schi chuti Shipbuilding Company r.f Danzig, and that she will be completed not later than August, toil. Her tonnage will be practically double that of the George Washington, or about .H,tn, nnd she will be of "suflloient Hpood," the new agent of tlio line mys, "to make the trip between New Vork and Plymouth nnd between Cherbourg and New Vork with tho sched uled certainty of nn express train. It Is planned to make her the speediest of the new type of ocean steamship. The new typo from the viewpoint of the steamship companies is that introduced by the coming of the Olympic, which can make knots. The belief of the Herman shipbuilder and owners i that the big and wide and deep ship, that 1. tho ono with the most stability, is what the trav elling public prefer to tho slim grey hound. It 1 the design of the North Ger man I.loyd to have their mighty uhlp" average about -.1 knots always, blow high, blow low. getting her now inside tho Hook on Tuesday morning. This li often accomplished by tho lino' present typo of "expresses" like tho Kronprinzes- Onvrmnr ftaya Ho In Sot nn Aspirant for Any Political Offlcc. Amiakt, April 11.- -Governor John A. Dli, when commenting to-night, upon hi election at the Democratic State con vention to-day as a delegate at large to represent. New York Stutoat tho Demo ceatlo national convention nt Baltimore nald he was not a candidate for any polit ical office. "I appreciate my selection as a delegate at large to the Democratic national con vention," nald tho Governor. "I am glad that the delegation from New York Stnto will go to llaltimore unfettered. I want to add that I am not a candidnto for any political office." The Governor wan then asked if this meant State as well ns national office. "I wild for any political office," was the reply of the Governor. The Governor wns asked if ho meant he would not accept a renomlmntion and would retire to privnto lifo. Ho replied: "My term as Governor does not expire until December 31 next nnd I hnvo not given that matter any consideration." DEMOCRATS RUSH THINGSTHROUGH Only Tilt on the Floor Was Over the Venerable Unit Rule. NINETY BOUND BY IT Baltimore Convention Asked to Conserve Courts' Powers. NO FLANK ON SUFFRAGE 0AYN0R SUITS BRYAN. Plan miners in Groat Britain have now returned to work, and the oilier industries which ! sin Cocllio and Kronprinr. Wllhelm. which are dox'rident on the mii.c are reawaken- occasionally become Wednesday ships in tug slowly. MAGDALENA BAY DEAL OFF. Illfickitinn I'i.II.-.I for l.fieU -foimnpse of riOilim Dicker lllulil. a TP ii w.,. ( it'll-u a i ,f .i , '"in i mi Ho ii. I ri ;ht il i.i make an official rejiort on an i the child in the care of a nurse. Th nurse stepped in-ide the building for a j moment and when she returned the I carriage was empty, i Acting Captain Wernn-ky of the 1'jist He was met bv i I"llh Mrcot police station came to the con- Ihn door who said that Clllslotl Hint .Miss .Millie Kolieti ot 4,(1 Malloy said that lie was , Wyona avenue. Kn-t New Vork, had taken ' tno diiv. i rom ine Hospital people lie lie call. I lie man wiio met nun .r he would call up Capt. O'Connor Ka-t Fiftv-llrst street station in rtniig and give a report, but Malloy -''I and wa told that Gen. F. I). to- Or,' 1 mi' m it -1 oc (, in- tlf tl" ' ' r' til I If. I .is -ick i I .tout Marion Howse, Gen. "'s ,u In, who had been summoned n (. i, rnor Island, left the hot"l ' vl M"' hotel management to give ' ' i ! -maliim and iid that he would - n-i ofll -ial report of tho case in the ' . few minutes later word came " i (ion Grant was dead. i - foment wa given out at 1 ! i in irning: I oiliTiek Dent Grant died siid- ; heart failure without premoni f'l" Uuckinghain Hotel at mid- t til 11, after retiring at ti o'clock v l:i betl'T conilltlon than for - k- i I r turned from hi recent trip, i roved and looking remarkably l Mgormis. Hi medical condi-1 Ins return had given no special ' i his phvsician, who had been . luring tho afternoon and had i' d him on hi good health. ; (I himself a rejoiced at i up I sirenglh. Gen. Grant had1 ' tig from diabetes and attend- e disturbances which seemed , ' i i out nil. This sudden fata 1 i lino a a great surprise. d nurse weie with him at the I" physician, who wero called I .t.d that the heart had Mopped learned that she had been hanging about tho hospital for some time. Miss Kohcn's mother said her daughter had a strong loo for babies and might hao picked up the child. Mis Kohon d id not come homo last night. PRINCE'S TRUST SEEKS LINERS Knlser' I'rlemln A tin ii tie Will I 'iiiiiielo IIiinIiichh. for . n 'ln wa signed by Dr. Hubert l 'r l.ihvaid II. Delicti, 'f printed on Wednesday fir"lil 'n.if litupiUrS to Tnr Si s. ItKUI.lN, April 11. It is stated that the' well-known llnancial syndicate headed by Prince Maximilan zu Fuerstenborg, which i known ns tho Hohenlohe group, is about to start competition with tho t Hamburg-American mini North German I.loyd steamship companies for trans atlantic and other trafllc. 'Hie hoad- ...in i... ... (.'....! i n iiiuiii-is mih it"iii.iioi'-iiiiiii no. bj mii- cato is reported to have obtained govern ment sanction to engage in emigrant traftio from that port. The Prince is a warm friend of tho Kaiser The "Prince Trust," of which he is the head, own tho biggest real estate company in Itorlin, control tlu Levant Steaiiwhip Company, which plies to th" Near Cast, nnd nho control many breweries, numerous civil mine anil several hotel i Two years ago the trust neouirod the majority of the stock of tho Berlin General i Omnibus Company. Its investmnts two vears ago letire.-cnted capita! of nearly STii.imii.nou, Piinee Christian Kraft du lloiienlohe-Oehringen and Prince y.u Fuerstenborg recently went into indus trial enterprises on a largo scale with the Deutsche Hank as their supporter. , furnished hi Kill. Arnold' successor. ! I,. It. Hoadlcy, insisted that the book bo audited. This wa done, but ltforo I the shortage was discovered Arnold col I lapsed a nervous wreck. Three physi I ciiins mid several nurse are in attend lance, whilo police am at tho bedido to place him under arrest. For several week. thero have been all sorts of rumor of th bank being in llnan cial dilllcultie. but no such notion n was taken by the director to-tiny wa thought of Asa result tlft're was groat excitement in the village when it became noised about that the Institution luui closed. The director of the liank tnlographcd for a Kink examiner to come here and go over the book and ho is expected to-morrow, The lu'.nk i capitalized at Siou.oiw and theio is on deposit about ffliiu.iKiii The lank stock ha hn quoted at Its. The bank wns examined on January 4 and was reported to Ih in good con dition. On Monday last it is said that Arnold sent to tho bank official an un dated and unsigned statement offering to turn over all of his property to the bank. It iH said, however, that h ha no property except the large stone house in wh'oh he resides and $13,i) hi life insurance, A handsome bungalow which he built on his ground hist summer and upon which he 1 said to hnvo expended f2(i,i 'in is the property of hi nleto and nephew, according to tho developments. While feeling ran high among the depositor throughout tho day there wa no outbreak of any kind and none i feared. At one timo to-night it was re ported that Arnold was dead, but thi 1h untrue, Hi condition i regarded a serious and it i because of this fact that ho has not been placed under arrest. It i stated on good authority that tho bank may go out of business. Mr. Hood ley, the new cai-hier. Kiid that thero wa I .ns. Avt-.ux. Oil, Apul ll .John K. Ill.U'l.tii.ui of New Vork, internationally conspicuous I ncntiso of his mysterious movements in connection with tho re portcd attempt to tutu over to the .lap- hltlesotho west cniL-t of Iiiiwer California in the Mngdalona Hay district, arrived hero to-day and discussed tlm matter. "I wa in communication with O. Nodn, engineer and ll-hing expert, and K. Abiko, editor and coloubuitiou agent, nnd 1 understand they had the money to buy the land, said Hlarkman; "hut tho deal i some or tlio illustrious men wan declared off when it wa discovered made American history." turbulent woithi The George Washington, ono of tho most eliborately decorated of German ship, cost fa.iXJO.flfi, Th nuw ship will cost no.noii.iiii The tyiowritten state ment of th local officii of tho line says: "The litest ideas in nrchltocturo will ho applied to lilting her out. Prof. Bruno Paul. Schroeder and Poppe, who nro prominent among interior architects, have lieen engaged to work out tho details of the interior of the now vessel. One of her feature will 1 tho substitution of bedsteads for berths in all rooms. Her name ha not Iwen announced, but fol lowing the precedent sot by the company In its latest ship, the George Washington, the name proliably will lo chosen from who hnvo to HonM .Mnnr fur I'reslilent o Snrprlsr In Nelirnsl.n. Lincoln, Neb., April ll.- The possibility of Mayor Gaynor being pushed forward ns a Presidential candidate is not u sur prise to Nebraska friend of Col. lirvan. Harry Walker, a New Vork newspaper man, caino here several weeks ago lor tho express purpose of sounding Bryan and other Democratic leader then in at tendance nt the Bryan birthday banquet ns to their attitude toward the Mayor. When Mr. Walker left Lincoln he ex pressed satisfaction with tho result of his visit and it 1 understood hero that Bryan assured him that tho strong record of Judge Gnynor as a party man and his general availability made him an accept able candidate. Sinco then in several interviews Mr. Bryan has named Gaynor approvingly ns tho typo of Democrat to whom ho could give loyal support. At the Denver con vention Nebraska delegate, acting tinder instructions from Fairview, urged Gaynor for Vice-President. The Women Heard for Ten Min utesKeith's Delegates Accepted. LOAN SHARK CRUSADE IS ON. they could not secure tlio lishing con cession along the co.ist. There wa no idea of turning the land over to the Jap anese Government, a Japanese syndi cate or n Japanese steamship company. "I went to Washington early In August last to see President Ta ft and put asid i minors that I was committing an act that might bo construed a a violation of the Mimro Doctrine. But when I reached there I found that my representative had soon tho President at in o'clock that morning. It was merely a coincidence, but on that day President Taft enter tallied Admiral Togo at th" White House." It was on August 3 last that the Presi dent had a his guest the Japanese Admiral. "My representative," continued Black mail, "unfolded to the President all our plan. He told tho President just who tho Jaisinese were with whom wo were die keiinc and to what purposes they intended putting tho land. "The President therefore has full knowl edge or tho ract anil ho can, by one or two stroke of tho Kxecutivo xn, clear Other ships of similar tonnngo or per haps larger will, it is said, follow tho un ohrUtonod colossus. This naturally In spire tho question ns to tho disposition of ships of the North Gennnn IJoyd fleet, like tho Kaiser Wilhelm dor Orosso and others of somewhat less speed still in the Atlantic service. Tho probability is. a German steamship man said last night, that these ship will go Into service be tween Bremen, San Francisco nnd tho far Fast by way of the Panama Canal. Philip Heineken. head of tho North German Lloyd company, was hero several months ago and spent most of his timo looking over the facilities for docking ships on the Pacilln coast and Inspocting the Panama Canal. Tho French Line has nnnounced that it will establish a service liotween Havre and tho Pacific by way of tho canal. BOOKMAKER'S WOMAN BACKER. Trsflnc That lie Turned Over i-'-'n. i'roni t Her. He that 'MOCK DUCK, MURDER SUSPECT. sullicient money to pay all of tho doposi- ,ho canying out of the negotiation lor, ll i ine stocKiiouicrs wno win iosoi witli the 'Japanese? he was asked. nn tho ulinouhoro and therebv obviate the necessity of an investigation in com-1 Patrick J. Murphy of Long Island City, plianco with Senator Lodge's probe , w'io used to be a bookmaker nt tho race resolulinn," (tracks, was the plaintiff yesterday in a "Did the activity of tho authorities hrought before Justico Benedict in nt Washington in anv way interfere , the Supremo Court in Long Island City i.ri-i-.-it ,f .. i ,. -. i' .- cV i , tic , I-. ( t 'a I' . Wt t). r fr, the . Ir. 'r v. M,i r., to. Uui, I ( ll r In I. i i t ini'iitn iiiivlllon ill St. Luke's .... . i I 11 li.lt f li I nn inn ii Arn'Rlnl fill g an operation tor ino exnr- itiiiiiiwr m -. :ir.'ii. tho a cancerous growth ni tin iao i c I- was (ion Grant was denied , -nt d authorities. Tho even-; j, the appearance of tho arti-1 i ' hit. St Luke's for the Buck- , While in St. Luke's the patient li d bv Dr Hubert Abbe nnd j . ' I I Scot I Schley. ' tit i,nt a leave of lib t 'it- War Department on When this leave was up ndi'd for two months more, i Mcnslon of tho leave came ' ihat Gen. Grant wuh serl-1 ,y IX Ja, iii'l that he was HuiiemiK ir of the throat, the malady I l.l.i father, President Grant. eltulttiil by those close to i that ho wns run down in Mock Duck, tho Hip Sing lender, was i . arested in Bayar.l street near his homo at i No, 70 yesterday afternoon on a charge of I homicide following tho death of Chiug Hung Jun, the young China an whoso i body was found in tho bu-ement of '12 Poll stiei't on the night or April with I two bullet wounds in tho breast. The police s-iy that Mock Duck moved . his gambling house into tho basement of I of Ti Pell street after ho had been driven out from hi old place across the street I'he long leader was arraigned by the defalcation. Wakiii.vuton, April 11. -Tho closing of tho First National Bank of Now Berlin, N. V., was a surprise to tho officers of tho Treasury Department, ns it was ro , ported as Ix'ing in good llnanciul con Iditiou at its last examination. Comp I Holler of tho Currency Murray received a telegram to-day saying that tho bank had been closed by order of tho board of directors. Tho despatch contained no detail. Xution.nl Bank Kxnminor E. F. Borbeck jof Xew York city ha been ordered to; i Now Berlin to mnko an investigation of 'the bank's condition. II. W Clarke of Xorth Tonnwanda, X V., tho regular , I examiner of the district in which the ( bank is situated, will assist .Mr. Itorbeck. . Tim bank had a capital or Sioo.oon. (in It did not." I culled Blackmail. "The Japanese did not close the deal because they could not secure the lishing con cession. It is foolish to say that the Japanese wanted the laud for a naval station or a coaling station or anything of the sort If (he Japanese had the land thov could not erect any docks or wharves without the totisent of the Mexican Gov ernment. Tho maritime yone runs in land from high w ater mark to n dltnnco of i sixty-six feet and the little dock that we! have there i with the consent of the I Mexican Government . to recover ja.210 from Mrs. Vitolino Foulke. who, Murphy testified, was tho financial backer of tho book ho made ond to whom he turned over t::o,nno in profits. Murphy said that tho arrangement between tho defendant nnd himself wns that Mrs. 1 oulko was to put up all the necessary money nnd ho wns to conduct the hookmnking business nt tho tracks. the protits to bo divided equally between them. . Mrs. Foulke. who formerly lived District Attorney mill Sniir l-'onndn-tlmi Invite t'iiiiiiliiliit. Following tho tonviction In the Court of Special Session on March 22 of Kinmii Blomborg on a charge of exacting mom than tho legal rate of interest on a loan. District Attorney Whitman announced yesterday that his office, in cooperation with tho Sago Foundation, was about to conduct a crusndo against "prodil money lenders, who extort from their borrowers usurious rates of interest in violation of the law." Mr, Whitman has instructed Assistant District Attorney Lloyd V. Stryker, who conducted tho prosecution of Kmmn Blomborg. to conduct tlio cru sade, for tho District Attorney's office Arthur 11. Ham, special agent of the Sago ' roundation, will hnvo charge of tho foundation's share in tho work. District Attorney Whitman issued a statement last night with reference to tho crusade, "All persons who have been the victims of these loan sharks mid who de sire to niako complaints." he said, "are Invited to present whatever pi oof thov havo nt this office to Mr. St rvkor. I shall It took the Democrats of this "State less than three hours yesterday at the Stnto convention in Terrace Garden to nominate their delegates to the national convention nt Baltimore, draw up a plat form nntl adjourn. These are the four delegates at largo and thelt alternate named: IiclciMtos Oov. John A. nil of Wnstitnfton, ScnMor Jmcs A. O'Oorman of N'eir Vork. Alloa 11. I'urkcr of Ulsler, Crwrlts P. Murphy of Sw Vers. .MtrrniilM John It. Crlmmlm of New York, Alirnlinm J. i:ils of V.tW. John W. Webber of Kings, John J, Irvine ot llroome. A list or the district delegates will b found otsowjiero. Tho platform adopted wns distinctly conservative. While it calls for nn enunciation of principles at Balti more in keeping "with the progressiva spirit of the ago" it records the Democracy or this State as being opposed to govern mental Interference with "legitimate en terprise and industry" and against "de structive innovations and vagaries which would weaken and destroy the courts." The convention was one of the shortest on record. It was as peaceful as a candy pull. 'Iliere were only two contests, that or tho Bailey men in the First district against Henry P. Keith, and one in the Thirty-eighth, taking in Rochester, where n fiHbIe protest was lodged against the nntional delegate named by the organiza tion controlled by Thomas W, Finucane, Democratic boss of Rochester. The Bailey men refused to caucus with Mr. Keith' delegates from Xassau county, and bo did the Connolly men in Suffolk, but Inter they asked to havo their two votes recorded a lieing in favor of tho selection of August Belmont and Frederick Sheide ns national delegates. This gave Keith eight votes to three on the other sido. The committee on delegates ac cepted their nntnos, tho Bailey men not even showing up before the committee with their nrotest. In the Thirtv-elriith If necessary nssigu other members of my ,Ihpr" wft" u "I1 decision in favor of staff to assist mo and wherever there i a caso in which tho requisite proof is found tho samo will bo brought to the at tention of tho Grand Jury and tho courts." ELUE HILL GOES TO HARVARD. Finucane The only rift in the harmony lute on the floor or tho convention wns a protest' I made by SInyor Sague of Poughkeepsle against binding tho delegates by tho unit rule, a time honored Demoorntio custom Hi motion was not even seconded. WOMAN- HITrnAIIIHTS PIS At POINTED. There wns a little flurry nt tho meeting of tho committee, on resolutions over an effort by I ho woman suffrage 'party to havo nn oquil suffrago plank put In. Mrs. Harriot Stanton Blatch and Miss Ijoxow of the Woman's Political Union, Mrs. Jean Xelson Prlilleld, Mrs. James I-cH Laidlow nnd Mrs. Hughston of the woman's suffrage party and Miss Harriet May Mills of the Xow York State Suffrage Association got u ten minute hearing. Mrs. Blatch, Mrs. Penlleld nnd Miss Mills spoke. Mayor Hague sided with the women, but tho committeo rejected the pica. s Tho convention was not characterized by groat enthusiasm, Clrirles F. Murphy, who plainly dominated things, coming in for what seemed to bo tho only spon- rniimii Olmert aliil Left t Ihr Col-ll-Bc In Mr. Ilnteli'a Will. Boston-, April tl -Tho Blue Hill Mete orological Observatory has come into tho possession of Harvard College through tho will of Abbot Lawrence Botch of Milton, who dii-d on Sunday. Tho will was filed at Dedh.im to-dny and tho tes tator provides that tho obsTvatory, so long maintained by Mr Botch on the summit of Bluo Hill, and it equipment nro to bo given to Harvard College. In addition Mr. Botch leaves f.W.noo to be held in trust for the maintenance of the observatory. The balance of the estate is left to hi widow, Margaret Itiindnlph (Anderson) Hotch. Tho news of tho bequest was received at Cambridge with pleasure. William II. Pickering, director of the Harvard College Observatory, said ho could not tell how taneou applauso. That was whon his tho acquisition would bo utilized. Whether tho Bluo Hill Instruments and house will remain ns they are must be deter mined by th Harvard Corporation PRINCE OF MONACO OUT WEST. Ilrad Man of Simile t'nrlo Inspect. Ins 111 nil Investments. Dk.nvkr, April 11. Prince Albert of Monaco, known to fame as the gambling centre dr the world, Monaco Carlo, Is in Casper, Wyo. l'rinco Albert is travelling incog and his mission is to inspect tlio oil fields in which ho has invested more than $1,000,000. Tho Prince became Interested in Wyo ming through Vernon Z. Hoed, a Colorado I mining man nnd promoter, who floated ill l.i... .. I. r .1... .!.! ll'. . gtt ,. Manhattan but is now a resident of Mot- . , ' i v.omp. y, MHill ' nil" 1 III till! viien III lll'-ti I lit itreal. Canada, was in court, having come LOFT BUILDING BURNS Hull Ht I'li'iireil I'iri'. about 12'30 heloro .Magistrate Appleton and ro ........1...1 ii.. ...... i,.i,...i i., 1 1... L'i:..,. IIIUIIl.'Tl, I '"r .-., M( If, .11.1 I, nr..- . 111 1 ... .... both street station and will bo arraigned . '"" ""' ''" lm m ,i..i. before Coroner Feinberg this morning. ,,M individual deposits amounted to jjist night the polico arrested Wong t3"0,HXl, Vu of Pell strts't and locked him upanj For thlrly-llve years Arnold ha had Mreet Tenement ll.'irly lurnlim , tlio which started o'clock IIiIh morning In the six story brick building nt I'.'-.M KlUahcth street, January 2.'i last, the date of the last bank I ""d hrmiKht Fire Chief Kenton out at call, its surplus was $5o,ix.m), and it had ng from cancer, i inventors Island that Gen, HI In Morldu, but that It Hint ho would return to Island before the explra- f itir months leave on June the building, hut hail not spread to nil- . .. . .i.. .,...,...1.1.... i.. ""lien ii i ness in im ii mi ier ii so i m complete charge of the bank. Arthur "" ' ' ' Kilico iimni i.-.;.-iiiij in i v ..nu n much nil ... m,,,. ,i,i i,.., ., ... , ,11111? iii-iiin.i l c It was planning to return to China next month, I ' ,, ,., , , ,, lm, - ., , , 'Ho I teputcd around Chinatown to bo system 01 piuuiicriiig has hccii going i "' (sn'iinu mmr on uci-uimu worth IIAo.iiki. Ho is :iu years old and on for twenty yen in. On the occasion!""' Gniham Laundry Co, mid on the 1 lives at 7ii Bayard street He told the (,f visit bv naliuiiil hank oaniiiior I second was the I'nhersal .Metal Spin-1 pollcoth.it hewasimlongercoiinocted with j( jh vMm.;it ,m rnlcalion. w coy., nlng Co. The upper llooin weie ghcn( 11 ll Itlllf,. , ,,, ,,,,, ,. ,i,.... r 1 .1111 t,, llio lit. ml ..! Hi,. V..ie V..,-l. I.'..,. I III' llll Oik sill' I lllLt .IlllOU I lllel W11U Mil "I'll r.. iiilll' - hum ll 1 I H "I I "e ..... ...... .... 01 pnvaie iieposuois, .Most o the cus tomers were said to ham left their so- nrilliiu ..ill, Mi ... 1.1 Wong Vu wo. at tho building all thai nlirht. The delect Ives think I'm -.limit n.' 1 wus the iv. nil of a 11 0 ei-. 1 i gi ,i ....... ''V . . ". KM so. ITIrkru nn le Mnv .V ft, 7 A I ,11 lifnnnnllnn I mill from Its lonf streams of wntt'i ppty .v V ortice. m sin ,., cur. sum. -iir, wire poured Into tho burning bulhllnu. . I!.. . 1 1 1.. !.(.. ..I I t t hero for the lrl.il. SI,.. Is ,. ..l, w..... ' ' rince joui.-u nee., .11 m pliUi ami oougui I woman of about m years. Her husband. 'J'". '-;.."' ' ," Ldward r oulko, died about a year ago. ' w. Murphy testified that Mrs Foulko ao-' 'T, '1 r m,i,i i,i. ,i,i,. .i...i . ' Mien a few months ago It became i ' r. ""ii ".i iiit'i iisii to Mirious racetracks and that ho "made book" at Baltimore, Washington Clifton, X. J-: Monmouth Park, Jamaica, Graves em!. Aqueduct and Belmont Park Ho said that ho and Mrs. Foulke had made as much as Mio.ooo in one year Ho nlleged third alarm I 'alrM!' f ouikp uitl not always give him ins urn snare 01 ine proilts. In April '!f last year, ho said, nftor her husband li.imo was rout orr ror ono or the dole ate nt large. A oulogy of Gov. Dix and his administration by Temporary Chairman Soyinnur Van Hmtvoord was mildly applauded, There was no mention of Presidential candidates, no sign of a boom or even n campaign button. Ton o'clock was tho hour sot for the convention, but it was nearly 11 o'clock before the delegates began to show up. tlio site ofl'lr M,lrPny coming in ni 11:1.1 witn j. Mergoaui 1 ram, wun wnom no has npparontly resumed his old timo friendly relations. Mr. Cram nnd Mr. Murphy were together nt the mooting of the Democratic Stnto committeo on Wednes day night, nnd nt the convention yestor tlay Mr. Cram sat at Mr. Murphy's loft, in tho seat long occupietlby Supreme Court Justico Cohalan, Xext to Mr. Cram sat Senntor James A.Foley, chair man of Tnmmnny's law committee. Tlio woman suffragists were there early distributing circulars nnd button holing delegates. They occupied two boxes in tho gallery whllo tho convention was in session. Iho first alarm, hud gained such head way In an elevator shaft at the north end of the building, that was turned In ns snnu as he arrived. At a late hour the flumes had gutted died. Mrs. Ft'mlkn ilenf,! Ll rVw-J'' 1 1 i , , , , : , - , ; " r.w -... m , nun nut planum tienianuiHi 11 settlement. . liei.it iimi tien mill Mrs 'tholust man seen leaving tlio building at . in.il that Gin. ami Mrs. htp)ot Mafn (h(i () c ni the colhiKo of Mrs. Pot- ,.(,vr,Hi, They also are informed iliut ' ,., r Mis. (ininl's slstor. near Tin htati'incnt was mnde that bouts were not mnde public Ctnllnid nn fuurth Vnuc. and that touij do with lW in.Uk r had not 1111 lo . bossing and Leather Ppltttlng Co. Illici tly In the n-ir of the burning building, llie live stolV tenement house III l" I'll V I - lie." ,V.IM till I II I Ml tin I" 1 Ih 1 li it'1 ti 11 11 -it Will liliniM 1 I l 'hi Ill-eon 1 nl mil,! JI11 said that Mrs. Foulke agreed to pay nun ii.ii nun -can 11 square, hut that she paid him only Vl.Wi, Justico Benedict dismissed the action nu the ground that tho money in dispute wa denied from gambling and a suit could noi bo maintained to recover n guiiibliug di bt apparent to Heed that tho profits of his plant could be increased by doubling its capacity he again enlisted tho assistance of tho Prince, nnd the latter decided to inspect tho fields before making an addi tional in vestment. TWO AMERICANS ARRAIGNED. IM.M: I I.AIII.Mi IIINOHI iioiri.x. I0.1111I .Sinlnii ll'iiiks linens .luui' I M j.n.liii. "I'll ' If llll Mlllllll lllil.fl A .Sell. '' I II- l'"'l I ' II I els ll Mil) I 1 '' 11 ' 1 1 li. 1,1 i-.I. 1 1 e SaiiiII. I "' , ii's Ji'iir i lliirmli-.l l fluii 1 1 11 tutu ... .v i iiwiii'..... t.,1 ita Jilmi. mj phll , tin CbMtuut . Ait. ' I'lHI.!' lUl k Mailer mill Miller Aitnln Itemilllileil I.onilitn Aiinlt I'iiit. Marraul Wirtltn Vttiuitrh lo Tnr Hrv. LoNPON, via Glaisi Bay, April II Alfred 11. Motley, Jr., and CI irk A. Miller, tho two Americans who were arrested hero some time ago on charge of obtain ing money under false pretenivs in con nection with an Invention for Iho manu facture of lithograph plate, wore ar raigned nglill ill the BnlV street police toirl today 'the oltlehl ti ni hid not nri'ivcd fioni lh ' niled .Sfiiiei and I tho men Mny S. iiiie at; 1111 lemindol PIIAISR FOR oov. mx. It was 11:30 when Chairman Palmer or tho Democratic State committeo called tho convention to order, nntl Mr, Van Santvoord of Rensselaer was then namtd ns temporary chairman. Mr. Van Sant voord took u few flings nt what had hap- , polled at tho Republican convention at Rochester, saying that the platform 1 adopted thero might lie paraphrased I into "For snlo-a faithful bulldog, will lent anything; very fond of his friends." I This liing nt Mr. Boosevolt tickled (ho convention, ns also did n reference to the reception nt Bnchester ol tho new I'roni Illinois, which he said reminded lilm of the leniark or a bereaved Fiench man over tho bier or his mother-in-law; "Tears will not restore hertotis, therelore let lis wi op "" Mr. au Sniitvootd touched on dueot saying ho believed tho law "clurifled, simplified and mad until . pi imaries J should I m