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NEW YORK, MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 1912. Copyright. 1913, Ay the Bun Printing and Publishing Anoctation.
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VOL. I.XXIX.-NO. 347.
U. S. ORDERS CUBA TO
PAY $500,000 DEBT
ctii'ii I mIIon Kvciim' of (ioiiip.
I ii.it :) crniiuMit Is With
W s Knit SANITATION
MniiiM iM'slinpil for I'liblie
or!o Itivcrlctl Into t'11
Usittn Aug. II. President
(, .tiv I"'''' I''1" ,ll','n eullod upon
v t! ( t -iMed Slati- Government to make
,Mr v H.Mtliiiutit of th claims that
I,, vc Iw-on ponding against CtlUi for the
,,,t iw . vc.ir-.. (mounting to over S.Vx,ik.
cr.'ii- "' 'f H"1 1 toill contracts for
th viterwiK- plant and sanitation of
ih citv of l lonfuogos
I'or tnoro I linn
mr there h.ivo boon exchanges of com
iniiric.il i'Hi on this subject and tho last
i .(. drafted recently by tho State De
triment. d.ilU on President Gomez
n rmpli.ilii" terms to maliu settlement
m acporiLim-p with the existing contractu
vhich were made under the provisions
i.r the treaty lor tin- sanitation of Cuba.
Tin latest demand followed the receipt
rf n enniniuiucatioti from tho Cuban
Prfjirfi'tit that tin Government Is without
pmd to tn.iUt the payment and that an
tirt of l'oii&ro.-.s "III In necessary for tho
pprcpn.it ion of tho amount. This state
ment, wlueli was somewhat startling to tho
Washington authorities, was not wholly
mrpn.ine in the face of rumors that have
i turned lien for some time that tho Gov
ernment machinery of Cuki has been
honeycombed with Kraft. Provision for
iwytnnnr of contracts for Cienfuegos and
other public works was made in the loan
over $10.iH,Ooo which Cuba received
f-om Speyor Urns, of New Vork with the
iPrroval of the United States under
a-, ic.f .'i of the troity.
t, T! f fact that the money obtained on the
wyer loan for this purpose lias either
.vn expended in other directions or is
itic withheld, together with numerous
(omnl.iints that have been reaching the
.V.-hinctoti authorities from time to time
a icciiir mismanagement of tho Govern
'.rn' f mds, has caused a marked lack
' confidence in tho Gomez Adrninistra
,.on While the State Department assumes
'h position of hmds ofT in the political
njair- of Cuba so far us a national or local
K'tinii is concerned, it is certain that
Oonv will be without the moral support
vhirh h" would no doubt much desire
his eT irts toward reelection.
1 lie recent menu lubuin-uuuw n i wiw.
i" .ved a trying crhis for tho Adminis
iMtioti. That situation was closely
at'!ieil by the Washington authorities,
Sal have ij.vn other conditions or political
.rin-t during the last two or three years ,
l ut it has been declared that at no time
n.u there any intention of intervention
en the p,irt of tho American fiovernment .
The vist of Secretary Knox to Cuba in
May, when returniriK from his .Central
nnd South American tour, was thought
to I" timely. A number of important
(l'i(tions were discussed in person le
twn Mr, Knox and President Gomez
imd it was thouRht that tho Reilley claims
ould U' settled hhortly.
For some lime it hns appeared that
fiomez was withholding tlnal payment
i.n the t'ienftjepiH contracts on certain
tKhnidlities. Cuba had reserved pay
ment cf 15 per cent, of tho Keilley con
tract, which called in full Tor more than
$.1,'),C), until the entire work wan com
plied mid accepted by the Government.
Acreptanc" was made nearly two yearn
mo. When the Itoilloy claim was pre
T.ted it. was held that all the work had
I"!! il'jtio and the expense had been
lw by the subcontractors and Cuba
wbihej to make certain that they would
l properly cared for. lately, it seoms,
ti "c'.iitiH havo Iwen turned over to these
'ilnontractors, hut htill excuses were
.'n.idc for not mretiiiR them.
The Ui nl"v people had laid tho matter
foii' tlii' State Department and recently
It" hUlit jtiiiMctoin have come forward
' ih fk-maruN that tho United States
iuri. i iiu.i to UJinOKI lis eilll tu wo
".tittact-. While tho Stato Department
ii. it Ri no in for forcins collections
"i i'Jt trnrtuml obligations, tho Cien
' .Kv in.it ter v.:u held to bo an excep
lin. I ho ( iilnri Government had ob
t.ni.fd thi Speyer loan with the definite
) 1 'id-rii.inil ni; that It was to be upplied
"' ""v i j tlio Ninit.ition of tho island,
'irs i tl i were directed toward im
rr .i i m uUVaiu und Batitiiign
'.ii 'In r ini i,.,. There have lieon delays
' ' " I nl' tlii't-ii payments, but the
Ii' i i'ii is now tho bono of contention.
.' ' Slalo Department does not
' ' i ,ir m the ptmltioti of holding
' ") (iomo, for tlii) sottlement ot
I'1 v i ' unirf or to prevent his lining
'' if'i l i Iuih made known to him in
' " - i terms that tho conduct of
" ( i in .iiiiiiihtr,itiim within tho last
'" ' 'i talleii far hhort of winning
" " ' i . t ton of this Government,
'I hitu.iUoti is being watched
- t uiteiest, Ilocently it ap
1 1. 'tile, might withdraw from
I ii' icoloction, but tho npsiar
rountry of Solor 1'ernira,
' ii Culiail llou.so of Itepro
I .is led to tho liolief that ho
ho inleieut of Gomez,
iii'iino Vico-Presidiiit Zayas
Met o'.nl, who has been a lead
l.ii t r m recent years, are
i 1 1 otig fl;(ht lor llie ofllci.,
li.iiM'tcr, is n Hull Moose
" sberl, ii leading busl
. i . .iii. i. wh l't ap'aing to
t.i i ..." to I'leel liini to tho
1 id ill" tuition of graft.
' i, at Havana is now in
- I'll leave, but tho sittia
i. IhiI closely iy Hugh S
a' v of ill- legation,
it . t
1 .i' .
1 ' III W II I tllMt tl ,
'.in i ti-.-- Iiftln lnn i ,
Itiiii vliinl.t Sin i inn anil
1,000 DEAD IN TURKISH QUAKE, j
R,llo liijnrril mill ir,,M)H llunirlmR I
Uttlnit to DUniter, 1
Slittlat Cjblf Hrrpntvh Id Tiik Sln J
(').vstaniino'1.k, Aug. 11. -Unoniclall
reports FNlimato that tho earthquake of'
wiursday night killed 1,0110 persons, In
jured ."..mm and made 1.,(kj homeless.
l'ho ofllcial reports, when the tolonratih
lines have been restored, are llkelv to
retlucti these tlgures considerably, but
enough reliable Information Is nt hand
to justify tho most serious view of tho
About a thousand Persons are already
In the hospitals hero. The majority of
tuein aro Greeks,
Adriauople suffered severely, a score
of public buildings, including several
mosques, IteinR wrecked. Giillipoli was
probably the worst sufferer, tho damage
by llro there exceeding thut of the earth-
ciuakc. The loss at Tchorlu, where there
jilso was a fire, Is llgured nt H, 1100,000.
The fires were mostly in the Greek cent ten
or the cities and are attributed to tho
overturning of lamps kept before tho
Many of tho people rushed to the sea
to esoap tho flames and Htood iigonizedly
watching tho destruction of their homes.
Springs havo dried up on some of tho
islands and tho survivors of tho earth-
quako are suffering from thirst as well as
hunger. The Hod Crescent Society Is busy
M'tiding food to them and other sufferers.
A llssuro l,6W meters long was opened
at I.ule Hurgas and sent forth large quan
tities of hot water and sulphurous vatws.
A long list might be given of tho places
affected, each having its own talo of
horror. In some districts tho surface of
the country has been greatly changed.
It is reported that a volcanic island is
forming in tho Seu of Marmora.
Tho Government is distributing $5,000
as tho first instalment of a relief fund,
and is sending food, doctors and medicine
to the sufferers.
ESCAPED CONVICTS TRAPPED.
Tlirpr PrUontrn Kluilril Gnnrtlii nt
.North Cnrnllnn "I'm."
lUtxtGH, N". C Aug. 11. Thomas
Cook, .lohn Hurton and Jim Cook, pris
oners who escaped two days ago from
the State penitentiary, are surrounded
by officers ncross the Virginia line.
They were all pervlng time for murder.
Their escape was not known until
At breakfast on Friday mor..lng they
passed the guards and scaled the solid
walls before the outer guards could be
JAILBKEAKEKS STILL AT LAnur,.
rwark Anlnoriiira mi i.i-i
Tree of Five leitiril Men. !
The police have found no truce of the
five men who escaped from the Krm'x
county jail in Newark Ia6t Friday night.
A general alarm was sent all over the
Stato nnd the authorities of New York
were asked to lie on the watch.
The fugitives are liwis Schmidt of i
Schenectady. N. Y . arrested for horse
stealing; William AUtrta of 33 Ve.-it
Grand street, Elizalieth, awaiting trial
for the theft of a bicyclo July 13; Stephen
Reabe of 142 Hoyden i-treet. found guilty
of highwuy robbery; Robert Defluo.
110 Macdougal street, New York, arrested i
for selling cocaine, and Robert Mellor
of East Seventy-eighth street. New iork,
awaiting trial for breaking and entering
with Intent to steal.
"CANNON BALL" FLIER WRECKED
One Killed, I U Hurl In Third rrnli
In I'unr I1n.
Rookes, Ark., Aug. 11.- For the third
timo in four days the Frisco Cannon
Ball Express, 0orating between Gal
veston and St. I)uis, was wrecked four
miles south of hero at midnight la. night.
Fireman George Bryant of Hugo, Okla..
was killed and Engineer John Mooro of
Monett was seriously injured. Eighteen
passengers were also hurt. The train
was running double header northbound
at forty miles an hour.
This train going south was wrecked
within threo miles of this place last Fri
day morning. The second section of
this train was also wrecked last Wednes
day six miles north of hero, injuring a
number of passengers.
Ist nicht its passengers were com
pelled to spend the greater part or the
night in a cornfield, as tho wreck oc
curred in an isolated spot
REELECTED TO OFFICE AT 00.
North (nrlliiliin Holds I'lnee
Vrars Father of Infnnl.
Raluioh, X. '.. Aug. 11 .lohn Laws,
9(1 years old, waH elected yesterday foi
tho thirty-first time us Register of
rwiiu In (uniiL'o county. Laws went
Into olllce during the gold excitement
of Mil and has never been tlereatcd. lie
has held ofllce sixty-three years and la
the oldest officeholder In tho world.
Several days ago the patiiarchnl
Democrat's wife of 20 presented him
with their second Infant.
Daws is remarkably well preserved,
und always has voted tlm Democratic
Laws was a soldier lu the .Mexican
war und Is one of the two surviving!
ones In North Carolina. He works
JOHN D.'S FIGHT TO-MORROW.
Mrs. r.Hni Mllliin Will Itun In Sne
ered Herself In School Kli-cllnn,
Taiiiiyiown'. X. V,, Aug. II, -Interest is!
being taken in th school election to bo
held at Pocantico Hills on Tuesday when
Mrs, Ellen Milton, John I). Rockefeller's
candidate, will run to succeed herself,
In the May election Irving I,, Rryant, I
a farmer, sprang a surprise und defeated
Mrs, Milton by ono voto because the
Rockefeller forces were taken imuwnres. I
Mr, Rockefeller curried the election to
the State Department at Albany and had '
ii thrown out on a techniculitj', He is'
not taking any mom chances und Tuesday
niglil u large number of voters fioni his
estate will be on hand.
No opKisilion Is expected from, Rryant ,
who has sold Ills place to Rockefeller anil
will move awuv.
Mr Rockcfiillcr rrcentlv bnunht srvernl
tracts of land which the i'.illiolin Foreign
Missionary Society of llnwlhoriie wanted
for a new home, nnd they muv resent this
action by putting up u I'uiididatu, Sfsja
32 TYPHOID CASES ALL
ArnniijiH' Proves to Bp Tmiiuinc
Car-ripr of Discnsp in
Moorcstown, N. .1.
HAS SCAHCELY FELT 1IL
s Own Childrpn and One of
Jlis Kmploypr's Attacked
MooimsToWN .W.T.. Aug. 11. One man
Innocently spread the typhoid epidemic
that has thrown Moorcstown und the
neighboring townships Into a stale of
terror with Its total to-day of thirty
two cases und one death.
This declaration was made this after
noon by Dr. !'. (1. Stroud, secretary
and inspector for the local Hoard of
Health, us showing the results of a
careful Investigation by Slate ln
Miectors Howen and McDonald.
Soon after their Investigation opened
the State experts stnted the trouble
wns In the milk supply from a dairy
farm. Tor sanitation about the cows,
barns and care In handling and mar
keting milk the farm, strangely enough,
has been one of the best In the county,
nccordlng to the local Inspectors' rec
ords, yet in eery case where the fever
has developed the milk from this dairy
had been supplied to that home.
As a final effort to locate the source
of Infection the Inspectors made blood
tests of all the employees. The report
just received from the State labora
tories, the experts say, contains tho
solution of the sudden spread of the
TheM) reports, according to Dr.
Stroud, show that the manager ut tho
dairy farm, an expert dairyman and to
whose efforts the dairy owes Its high
ottlclal sanitary standard, Is what Is
known among physicians as a "typhoid
"His blood shows the typhoid re
action In virulent form." said Dr.
Stroud. "Yet the strange thing about
It Is that the man himself has not
known ho was HI. On two recent after
noons, he says, he did not feel very
well, but attributed It to the heat or
some other minor cause.
1 "He did not even stop working all this
time his system was shedding the germs
that we are now satisfied caused the
"The man. of course, dlu not know
that he possessed this strange, deadly
Influence for Infecting a whole com
munity as ho worked In the dairy
Such cases are rare and a dairy Is by
far the most dangerous place In which
We could look to discover u 'typhoid
His unconscious propensity for dif
fusing the typhoid bacilli, say the physl
clans, was remarkably demonstrated, In
his own home. Two of his children ale
now critically 111 with the fever. Two
persons living on the farm have been
tnnen to me imi'"i huil-iihk ywih mt-
uiiu .1 inn u. iiisu iiiii.K oil iiir
place, lias men smcKen wun tne
uf the twenty-seen typhoid patients
In Moorcstown. health authorities hay
that every one was u consumer of milk
from the dairy. One of the victims Is a
son of the owner of the farm.
"With the milk supply from the dairy
shut off and every other dairy under
closest observance and with the people,
using every precaution to protect them
selves, 1 believe we havo the epidemic
under control," said Dr. StrouJ. "Ono
new case was reported this morning,
but residents should not he ularmed If
several casts develop during the next
week, as the disease does not show
Itself until about a fortnight after In
fection of (he patient.
"I would agnln urge through the
public press the necessity for boiling
till water and milk and cooking nil food
consumed until danger Is past.'
Fifty prominent cltlcns attended
the last meeting of the Health Road
and urged Chairman William H, I.lppln
cott and his fellow members to spare
no expense In thrlr efforts to halt thy
Rich residents of the richest sub
urban town In south Jersey promised
to contribute any amount needed.
Typhoid has been far too prevalent In
this section, citizens say, even prior
to the pre-ent alarming epidemic, and
the town's water supply has come In for
considerable criticism from health au
thorities. Aroused by the present sltuutlon an
Indignation meeting of citizens hns
Ik en culled for to-morrow night to dc-
j mand n different source of supply than
hat of the upper brunch of the Pen-
saiiken Creek, testa of tlm water of
which have shown It contains typhoid
germs In great nuantitlcs. A cheap filter
at the local pumping station fallH to
SCHWAB TO BRING BAND HERE.
Will r.nlrrlnln .Mnilrtnna al lliiuie
Aflrr I'nraile nnd Concert.
Sot nt Rkiiu.mii m, Pa Aug ll An
outing promised I he neat ly ninety mem
bers of the Bethlehem Steel Company
bund by Charles M. Schwab Is a trip in a
special train on Sunday, "epteniber 1, to
New York, whore at the steel magnate's
house on Riverside Drive tho musicians
will bo cntertulnrd.
Tho band will purado Rroadwuy, Mr.
Schwab dellghtim.' to show his New ork
friends whut a fine ban! he has, After
I the purnde there will bo u public concert
on tho Mull In Central Park
BANKER'S SON DROWNED,
Wue llvi'i'lurii 1 1 en Ih'in I 'mini
Hie Alli'Hlieii lllier.
Pittshi iii), Aug, II When a wue
overturned bis canon In the Allegheny
Rher Ihls afterno Karl S, Heath,
P,i years old, sou of W. S. Ileiilh of
the liraildoik Trust Company, was
Heath was riding lu u canoe and at
limplim; to rldu watcs from u ilain
when it storm cum up. Ills canon wits
Mrmii by a lingo wuw and ovciuiiih-iI.
Tho boy hank. The body was recovered.
Mciiiocriitn nt lloelit'ilri
hnre Mnte Lender
RociiF.sTKli, N'. V.. Aug. It. Democrats I
from all Mictions of New York State be
gan to gather at Rochester to-day to take
part in a conference to-morrow looking
to the overthrow of Charles F Murphy.
The movement has been going on up
state for somo w""kn and appears to have
gained considerable headway.
Among those already on tho ground
hero are .lohn N. Carlisle of Wiitertown,
Jacob I,, Ten ICyck of Albany, Henry P.
Keith of Hempstead, Ii. 1.; James II.
Shlno of Coins', George C, Klloy, John
W Ityuti and Michael 1. Crotty of ltuf
falo, Steven ltyan of Norwich, Charles
1-' Hattlgati of Auburn and llolvetl Karl
of Herkimer About a hundred repre
sentative Democrats are expected to
take part in tlm conference.
I ho committee n charge of organizing
the movement, with Jacob I.. Ten Kyck
as chairman, leporls that cooperation
has been obtained in practically every
county in tho State outside of Gteater
New York 1
The purpose of the movement, accord-,
inr l Mi rl mi ! fitlr lu iinf (tnli t ti Frir
the oarte'ln New v'orlc from Murohv's !
domittatiou, but to insure tho nomination
of a progressive Democratic ticket by the
Syracuse State convention
Several of tho leaders said they had
no candidate for Governor. All they de
manded, they said, was a man who
wouldn't lako orders from Murphy
When asked about the candidacy of Go.,
Dix for renomination, all of them said
they wero opposed to it.
McNAMARAS TO MAKE UP.
Krlaeit Wiininn Sns Slit- I Thro
Willi -Mr. PrrUIn.
ANTI-MURPHY MEN GATHER
Sa.v FittNctsoo, Aug. 11. It Is prob-llino
utile that -vlien Nicholas McNamara re-
turns with hl. duuglitcr from Xtw
York there will be a reconciliation with
I miii throiiuh with Mrs. Perkins
forever, and I regard the whole affair ,
as a most unfortunate llUSiaiie, sum
Mrs. McNamara to-day. "My iittom'y
will have nothing to tlo with the de
fence of Mrs. Perkins, and I do not In
tend to help her financially.
"1 have never contemplated getting
n divorce, i no smtemeni umi i m-'
tended to prosecute Mr. McNamara on
n charge of perjury Is a falsehood,
I nfn looking forward to the return
of my daughter, Gladys, whom . have
not seen for more than a year, and I
will see my husband ut the same time."
BULL MOOSE CRY NEAR FATAL.
Tliutiulit s liiiincr Vn .lukliiK
llrni'ueil .lull In 'I'liue.
Dosns Fkiiiiy. N. Y., Aug. 11 He
cause he tried to Imitate a bull moose
cry to-day while swimming In the Hud
son, Edward lliissbt. 20 years old, nearly
Inst his life. With' some friends he was
II.. nilni- on s r.i nnd H.i.xsltr lu fun I
was Imitating the bull moose cry. The '
tide suddenly caught the raft and broke t
It up and he was compelled to swim
toward the dock. When about twenty-
five feet away he threw up Ills hands
and crl.-il out.
Ills friends thought he win still fool-
Im- mil tint until 111 ll.'ld L'OIIC doWIl
the second time did any one tmiiK .nei.j
was ui owning
Edward Dutcher, who stood on th.
dock, realized Has?lg's condition and he
took off his shoes am coat unit ""u
111. juni it'iii-m-u iniiih """
. - ILL 1 1 l.....V.I
going tiown toe ton . cm- .u.u .. .... hi.i ,
him to hhore. where he was resuscitated...
CONEY DARK AT MIDNIGHT.
Arrrnl of Wallers I niler
l.ntv MIIIU I he Cnlinrels.
Went. Dan Costigan had twenty-five
Coney Island waiters up in the police court
yesterday morning charged with vio
lating tlw excise law. The waiters in the
Coney Raines law hotels have become a
little careless of late anil have forgotten
to serve tlw mysterious sandwich with
eacli drink on Sundays.
Costigan with twelve Central Office
men has been looking over the ground
forthe last three Sundays and ho executed
his warrants yesterday. In every cum
tho waiters got bail. Tho hearings were
adjourned until August 11.
Tho resorts along the Bowery and
alleys leading to Coney's Tenderloin have
lieell Closed llKlll l-lllt u onm- i.i,imiur.-
sinner Furley niado lli'im a visit last
week. Coney was dead lait night at l?
Not a cabaret could be heard,
HUNDREDS IN FERRY PANIC.
Morten Collide iu llrlmrnrr IIMrr
'I'll n Wmiirii I nl ll red.
Plilt.ttKi.riiit, Aug. 11 Hundreds of
persons were thrown Into a panic to
day when two Delaware River ferry
boats owned by the Pennsylvania Hall
road collided Just at the hour when the
Sunday crowds were on their way to
Atlantic City. Many were bruised and
Injured by Hying glass, but only two
were taken to the Cooper Hospital in
Cumden. Miss Margaret and Miss bran-
cos McGuIre of this city were treuieu
at the hospital,
The ferryboat Camden was nbout to
enter her flip when something went
wrong with Hie .steering gear nnd she
crashed Into the. stem of tho Hammun
ton, which wns In the slip. Women
nnd children were thrown to the deck.
Roth ferries were damaged.
BOSTON'S EXPENSES HIGH.
I'MiriHllturrt '"" i'rn Months
ipaillil-K lre Than l.nal Yenr.
Boston, Am;. 11 ll n cords for the
exiiendlliii" of the city money for seven
.1 Ll r. .1 llllu ll.lll' l)V till'
.lipiitiiietits under Ma.) or Kiugendd's
Minimi und b. tlm dep.il ttiietits ov-r which
he has no control The exp.-mlltiirrs ttorei
IHOi.K'HH nunc tiiun they were for th
Mini HponilliiK niiiiitliH of lust ear. while
tin. ii-.iu tin. mis oiitsnie i.i
"" , f . .... V. a1 Li...... n .r
und lb" llee using liomd
.. - 1 (I'll '.7
The iii'i't'Jiuiiitl whhh are deter
mined h ili .Mnoi mid city council,
weie 7,..il.iii ." inning inn nii-i " i' n
inoiitlis of this je.it
-n,,, ,.,,11,..., ..i,...,! mmI iieeii-hm bom.i
di puitments, wh en iii.. r.iniUli.Hl in-
V, v,rr '"n" ..:.:..',.,,h.r
EUGENIA LEUTREL DIES
ALONE; LEAVES $100,000
Hotly Found in Apartment,
Amidst Milk Dottles nnd
FA TIIKK ONCE A SENATOR
.Search of Apartment Heveals
Itank Credit of $21,000 and
Deeds for $01,000.
Miw) KKeI)irl t,flU,r(,), daughter of tho
, , ,
1 M. I.eulrel. once a Stato
.Senator and prominent in Tammany
politics, was found dead last evening on
thu floor of her nartment In tho Clare
Arms. 3120 Hrondwny. near 12flth street.
,rl(, , rf b f
Coroner WintcrbottWn will ln-
vestigate tho cause of her doath to-day.
After a search of tho apartment tho
Coroner said he had found deeds, a bank
book and jewelry which showed Miss
Icutrel was worth much more than 1100,
OOO. There is no indication that violence
caused her death. Her physician says
she had been suffering from an organic
Miss U'litrel, who was 35 years old, had
Ix'cn regarded by other tenants in the
apartment house as eccentric. She had
lived in tne house ror live yearn and until
live months ago her mother, Mrs. Made-
Iutrel, lived with her.
On her mother s death in March last
Miss lutrel moved irom her apartment
" the fourth floor to the apartment on
im' I,oor- . .
tier eccentricities Deoame more marKea
when she began to live alone. Sho would
leavu uif iiuu minimi, "'umiik iu miy
other tenant whom sho might meet and
would stay away from the house fre
quently for days. She seldom spokcjto tho
superintendent, Jacob Sundersten. and
then only on business. She had no maid
and her ne chbors say sho never rece ved
Ijist night the superintendent recalled
that he had not seen tier about since last
I Friday and he wondered whether any
thing had happened to her. He knocked
1 on her door without getting any response
and then he called a policeman. Tho two
l gut into Miss Loutrel's apartment with
the pass key.
On the dining room floor they found
the bodjf. of Miss Iutrel. She had evi
dently been dead for some time. Scat
tered around were scores of empty milk
bottles, cracker boxen and candy bags.
Strown through the five rooms of the
apartment wero boxes und crates and
These contained much ot her
which she had never
The woman lived on milk, crackers and
candy, It is thought. There were no evi-
dences of cooking and no cooking utensils
in the apartment.
s0 fur UK Coroner Winterbottom could
I MIc lmn,! l,.,.l r,.. K,
of 207t H street and Broadway was
. )ur real estate agent and Dr. A. Dempe.
wolr of 4,n Wot 123cl Htrc't wna lior pliy.
nm, ,wMier the. Ilor th uper
ntendent of tho house know of any rela-
Af( , Coroner Win,erbottom
... . . . . , ...
i loutrel had $21,000 on deposit in tho
I United States Mortgage and Trust Com-
: I'ttiij Hv iiibu simuiai iucun miuTt m -4 mat-
she had Kiitl f 11,000 for reui estate inlJack
sonvillo, Fla., and WO.tXiu for real estate
in small parcels in The Bronx. He also
found jewelry which he appraised casu
ully ut between $t.50O and $2,000.
"As far as I know she had no relatives,"
said Mr. Just last night. "1 handled her
teal estate for her and catno to know her
fairly well, and 1 never heard her speak
of any relative or friend. Sho was well
to do; not what I'd call wealthy, but she
had enough real osta e that I knew about
to bo Insured a life of ease mid comfort."
i Dr. Dempewolf said that he would
leave the matter of deciding what caused
.death to tho Coroner, but that he had
treated her for an organic disease and
, he thought that this might have been
Neighbors said that Miss boutrol began
her life of seclusion after her mother's
death, Until then she appeared normal,
but when bbe was left alone sho began to
When sho arranged to take a different
apartment in the same house she told
Supt. Sundersten that she couldn't bear
to leavo tho house where she had been
so happy with her mother and that she
didn't want to change to new scenes.
CANAL PROMOTER HONORED.
Mntuelle I nvrileil o l.lrnl. Wrsr
ster I'iblf DttimlcK la Int. Srv
Panama, Aug. 11, The municipality
to-day unveiled a statuette of Lieut.
I.uclen Bonaparte Wyse, the original
promoter of the Panama Canal. The
statuette Is on the sea wall of the city
facing the Pacific entrance to the canal
Amoim those taking part in the cere
mony wero the Government officials, II,
Perclvnl Dodge, the United States
Minister and M. Barre-Ponslgnon,
French Charge d'Affalres. The Presl
dent of the municipality made the pres
entatlon address, Vice-President Boyd
replying. n behalf of the Government
M liarre-Ponslgnon and a son of Lieut.
Wyse also spoke. The ceremony, which
was witnessed by a large crowd,
u Wus due to I. lent. Wyae's efforts
thut tlm first actual work was done .n
,.(m,stnictlng tho canal. After making
preliminary surveys for a group of
,'l''ren''li capitalists he ohtulned from
tlm Colombian Government a concession1
- 1 for the building of tho waterway. The
1'rencti canal company was then formed
mm me worn was dckuii in jssi ana
continued until ISSH, when the French
oolMi.il. Tho Wyso conees-
wu ,onl , f(irt. wfts null
hiYimrchuscd by the Pnltr.i States along!
with the other caiiul property in 1904.
GERMANS IN COTTON DEAL.
orrlan Itnnkern May I'lnnnce frop
t'p to a(M,ooo,oi)o.
Savannah, Ga., Aug. 11.-Announcement
has been mado byOeorgo Dolo Wad
ley, president of the Southern States Cot
ton Corporation, that following nn all
day conference of directors from Texas.
Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and
Goorgla he will leave for Germany
Wednesday to close a deal looking to the
financing of the entire cotton crop of
tho South, up to 1300.000,000.
A special representative of n big Ger
man firm of cotton factors and bankers
has investigated thoroughly, by special
emissary, tho condition of the crop In
this country, and as a result of his re
port Wadley has been requested to vllt
Germnny at once. The conferenco was
immediately called to determine tho
stand to be taken when ho gets there.
The directors of tho corporation further
announce that when their project Is
financed 15 cent cotton will Ihj guaran
The corporation proposes to market
tho entire crop direct from the planter
to the spinner.
$687,500 IN BIRTHDAY GIFTS.
.latin Iloacnwulil of ClilruKo Cele
brate Fiftieth Aiinlvrrsnr)'.
Ciiicauo, Aug. 11. Gifts totalling 1087,
500 to charitable and educational institu
tions will bo ticstowed to-morrow by Julius
Rosenwald In celebration of his fiftieth
Seven institutions and another to be
endowed by Mr. Rosenwald will be the
beneficiaries of ids desire to commemorate
his birth half a century ago by liberality
Included in the benefactions are gifts
of $250,000 each to the University of Chi
oago and the Associated Jewish Charities
SPANG BACK IN ASYLUM.
Illeh IMttalinrarr Who i:(nril
Hoard Found at I'ncle's Home.
Pittsburo, Aug. 11. Frederick Spang,
of tho steel manufacturing family, who
escaped from the Dlxmont Hospital for
tho Insane yesterday, was returned to
the Institution this afternoon by his
uncle, John Dlssell, at whose home he
had taken refuge.
Lato yesterday Spang wns In the
hydro-therapeutic department of the
asylum taking a special bath pre
scribed for patients suffering from ex
cessive use of drugs.' Unnoticed by
guards he dressed and slipped out.
Spang, who is 38 years old. Is a son
of Norman Spang and a grandson of
Frederick Spang, founder of the big
Spang ft Chalfant Company. In his
youth he was known an u prodigal
spender and admirer of stage beauties.
While In New York he becume In
volved in trouble, following which he
went to Europe and spent several years
In Farls. Among his old associates In
Pittsburg und New York It was sup
posed he still was In the gay French
THREAT TO BOMBARD MANAGUA.
Managua, Nicaragua, Aug. ll Tho
two insurgent forces stationed within a
few miles of Managua sent messages
through their commanders to the Presi
dent of the republic to-day. Gen, Zele
don, commander of the Liberal forces
of tho insurgents, said iu his message
that unless the Government would resign
immediately he would bombard Managua
within twelve hours.
Gen. Mena, in command of another
revolutionary force, sent word asking
for a three days urmlstlce. The con
tradictory messages are causing somo
oonccrn among Government officials.
The American Minister notified Zeledon
that he would be held responsible for
what might happen in the event of bom
PARISLENNES RACE IN SEINE.
IS.Year.Old lilrl ftwlnia il .Mile. In
Sptciat Cable pttpalrh tu The Si .
Paris, Aug. II. Eleven amateur girl
swimmers started in a three mile race in
the Seine this afternoon. Only six of
The winner was Vi years of age. She
covered the distance in 01 minutes. She
had a 26 minute handicap over the scratch
wimmer whienmskes 87 minutes in which
ho covered the course
MEYER ON WAY TO NEW YORK.
Confer With Oaterhaua al Newport
on Hnttleahln Acrlileiila,
Nr.wroRT, Aug. 11. George von L.
Meyer, Secretary of the Navy, made a
brlof visit hero to-day. Ho arrived
from Hockport on the despatch boat
Dolphin and left for New York.
While here the Secretory conferred
with Hear Admiral Osterhaus, Com
mander in Chief of tho Atlantic fleet,
regarding the work the fleet has been
doing in the last month, also the acci
dents that had befallen the Connecticut
Secretary Meyer said there would be
n survey made of the shoals where tho
Nebraska struck last week.
He could not give the date exactly
of tho coming naval review In New
York. It Is to be some time In the
middle of October and nil ships possible
to assemble will be used.
Admiral Osterhaus this afternoon
shifted his flag to the I'tah from the
Connecticut, which left for New York,
SPAIN ENLARGING NAVY.
Hill In AaL for Larue Warships,
(entailer Trail and Nulimnrliie.
Sptrtnl CiiMc Hnptilch to Tnr Si v
Ffiwoi,, Aug. 11. A nnvnl extension
bill to be presented to the Cortes this
year will nsk for a third large warship
1 of 27,000 tonB, several smaller craft and
submarines and that tho naval con
bo extended to Cull, nnd
Tl.- Alf.m-o Nil I. will be. InchJ
in I";'"''' ry an. ,w "V1 'id Tm
"tVrwr1" WU1 "," ""
Offers Captor $500 Not to
Lot New York Man
Bring Him Back.
GUAHDED IN A HOTEL
Hot Springs Takes No
Chances With Rosenthal
WAS ItECOOXIZED SOCIALLY
(.ambler Accepted Invitation to
Attend Church Function
at tiie Resort.
Hot SruiNas, Ark., Aug. 11. Sam
S'chepps, wanted In New YorH, as one of
the murderers of Herman Rosenthal, is
hold here by Chief of Police Leonard,
wlio Is awaiting Instructions from Dis
trict Attorney Whitman or the New-
York Police Department.
Schepps, arrested last night after ha
had been here ten days enjoying him
self taking the waters und attending
chutch socials, Is terrified over going
back to New York. He says ho alone
holds the key to the murder plot nnd
that the New York police will kill him
If he returns.
His nerve Is gone. He Implores Chief
Leonard and Capt. Howell to release
him or, if he must go back to New
York, to take him themselves.
"I will give you $500, Cupt. Howell,"
said Schepps this afternoon. "If you
will tnke me back right away and not
let the police know when you are to ar
rive with me."
Howell, who wns guarding Schepps
In a room In the Marquette Hotel, told
the prisoner he would have to return
to New York with officers who are on
the way from that city to Hot Springs.
Chief Leonard expects to turn Schepps
over to representatives of District At
torney Whitman or to representatives
of the New York police late to-night,
and It Is supposed that the start back
east will be made on tho first train
leaving to-morrow morning.
There seems to be no doubt that
Schepps Is really frightened. lie shook
with fear while he was talking to
Leonard and Howell this afternoon.
"There are more than 10,000 police
men In New York, said Schepps, "anu
9,000 of them would not hesitate to put
me out of the way If they had half a
"I do not want to go back with Burns
detectives or with Whitman's men.
Can't you tlo something for me? I'll
give you every cent I've got, $500, If
you will take me bock yourself.
Arrested by I'oalinaaler.
Chief Leonard sent word to the Dis
trict Attorney of New York and to the
New York Police Heudtiuurters aftPr
Schepps was turned over to him by
Postmaster Fred K. Johnson, who made
the nrrest last night. Mr. Jrhnson Is
it Deputy I'nlted States Marshal. It
Is supposed that Schepps's presence
here became known to the Federal au
thorities In New York because of the
fact that the post olllce Inspectors In
New York were wntchlng Schepps's
mall nnd were cooperating with the
District Attorney there In the search
for Schepps and other fugitives In the
Postmaster Johnson, It was given out,
received a telegram ft tun the District
Attorney's olllce asking him to appro
bend any man who called for mall for
"Sam Franklin." I'ndoubtedly the ar
ret wns made with the knowledge
nnd consent of tho Federal authorities.
It was only yesterday that Hot Springs
hud nn Inkling that one of the men
wanted In connection with the murder
of Rosenthal had beeii' staying In the
Then It came out that SI. pps has
been here since the first of the mouth.
At the Maniuette Hotel, tho Uuckstaff
Rathe, social gatherings and eUewhcre,
Schepps went under the nnme of Sam
Franklin. He was taking good care of
his health and was enjoying himself Im
mensely. When people asked questions,
Schepps gave out merely that he was u
tired business man from San Francisco
nt the Springs to get benefit from tho
waters and to rest himself from
He was an agreeable companion,
talked well nnd made many friends,
His nppenitance bore out his own story
ot his Identity. People took him for
what he said he was a business man
of means who was run down because of
overwork. The early part of last week
the wlfo of a physician who had met
"Sam Franklin." Invited him to attend
a church social at the home of Prose
cuting Attorney J. B. Wood.
Invited In Church Snclnl.
"We would be very glad to havo you
attend, Mr. Franklin," said she. "Per
haps vou are interested In church
Mr. Franklin returned a polite bow.
He said easily that It had been some
time since he had nn opportunity to
bo active In church work, but that he
would be delighted to attend the social.
He went to Judge Wood's house and
passed a pleasant evening. He made
many new friends and hud a half hour's
chat with Judge Wood. As ho left .several
asked him If he had enjoyed himself.
"Mr. Franklin" hastened to say that
lie had spent a delightful evening.
"It was most pleasant," said the
uffable, well dressed "Mr, Frunklln." "1
havo nut often attended church func
tions or socials nnd I have rather fallen
out of the habit of church going. Had
I known before thut one could have
found such genuine enjoyment und
pleasure at such gatherings I would
hnve attended church oftener."
No msn lees suggcf;teil an accomplice
in murder or nn nsoclale of criminals
than the Mr. Franklin who has turned
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nut to bo Schepps, the fugitive. Everv
' I Wem.., to be liked. He spent
money liberally, but not extravautl.
III- 'pPed sufficiently., lie WUf'MtV