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VOL. LXXX. NO. 3.
NEW YORK, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1912. CoiriM, 1312. hy th, Sr. Printing and PubUiMnB A..oclnMm.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
VERMONT VOTES TO-DAY;
RESULT A BAROMETER
lifiinicnils Arc Opposed by Hp
intlilit'iiiis and I'ntro-sivcs,
Wlio Clnini 'J0.000.
rMrl(i A HITTEH ONE
hViil)li':tn Slump In tin Pnsl
Iliis Mi'imt ht'iiKicrntic Nit
1 io it ii 1 Victory.
fit Rt.tsoios'. Vl Sept. 2
. r I..KIIM find niliiw ln.ni.1.1 lii-inn. I
., , , . ."'It
. run ponucai campaign tor tne
.e ti .rsmp or termont unprecedented
miertst aroused and bitterness en-
SMided To-morrow a vote, approaching
nix) t propheMed, of which State Chair
man the Progressive party C. I). Thomp
K,n f Hrntr leboro claim .'O.i'OO. Twelve
ri ifiuid and tip will be n virtual victory
(n-iiinihird party movement, and to keep
tll fisure down is the deporate endeavor
f he "Id guard Republicans.
Jor a Tiarter of a century the average
rie in rmont in a Presidential year
j,fhen aj.tmn. Giving the Prohibitionists
ar.fi Soeiaht .V"i between them, 00.000
-ptesate lett to dp divided among Allen
Hetcher of Cavendish, Itepublican;
Hr!and R Howe of St. Johnsbury, Uemo
irt Hnd the Rev. Kraser Metzger of
Fjindilph, l'rogreive. Two years ago
'he Democratic nominee for Governor
M!d 17.1100 vote. Mr. Howe is expected
exceed this number because of the
troriR WiIoii sentiment in many parts
f 'he State.
That the Democrats will go to the polU
'r-morrow with unbroken rank Is vir
ually conceded If they succeed In
rinsing their vote up to 20.000 the 0,fiOO
-ft for the regular Republicans and Pro-treh-ives
will likely be split into IJ.Ono
'or Fletcher and 15,000 for Metzger and
.ne election will be thrown Into thel-egis-
I The Senate will be almost solidly Ke
' mtilican. according to custom, and as
he Progressives are said to have less
tun fifty candidates for the House the
representatives will be for Fletcher by a
atf,o majority. The only thing that will
ive.-throw this alignment is a surprising
ca.n on the rt of the Dt-tnocrath.
I has lipfn the claim of the Republicans
hat Col. Roosevelt hurt his caue by last
ek'n invasion of the Slate. That the
tltentivenebH of his large audiences indi
r;ea tho falsity of this claim is as freely
trade by the Progressives. Vermont has
not been so shaken up in years and a
.tr rising vol.- ewier way win uut u(ei
'ho knowing oliticians.
ine rrogressive movement nas wen
treatly aided by the brilliant array of
Bull Moose orators who hue coered the
'tate Former Senator Beveridge of
Idiana created greater enthusiasm than
my other spellbinder on either side. He
y the tlrst widely to assert that a vote
Th Republican press has stamped this
, t A i1- Mer i i luii, iiui luiiiivi uriiniui
Mawn of Illinois made a break when he
e;nd his campaign at Waterbtiry last
"a with tho statement that a vote for
"teher was a vote for Taft
Political students declare that a falling
ff in the normal Republican majority
to-morrow is a sure sign of Democratic
rinrv in the fall. There is much refer-
r.t to tabulations of previous elections .J
ft'e third party in the field this year may
na these of less value, than formerly,
hi; hre is a table giving the Republican
n for (Jovernor and President in Vor-i-.em
plural like Col.
n .tor contests for town and city repre
" have develoed nnd in liur-
s j to-night it is currently reported
i' i .imp.ugn barrel will be opened
.rr ,w and the floaters bought for
"" li is this, with the fact that the
'"!'HifM have tin representation on
on hoards, that makes possible a ,
C',r i"te for Fletcher than would other-
"REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR TO WIN"
amiitiell or Kanaaa Saa Klrrllon In
Vermont Will Br Itrrnrd Onr.
(nngre.tsman Philip I. Campbell of
Ka;)M who has been campaigning in
vrm"n' in support of the Republican
ieMf was one of the callers yesterday at
i.-P. -. .can national headquarters. He
i-'edieiHd that the Republican candidate
"r '.".ornor would be selected by a ma
" v of from 7,000 to 15,000.
"I inHK.ithisstatement.'hesaid, "on the
''ima'e knowledge, I have gained of con
1't.ms in Vermont during my campaign
is irnf that 8tate It is true that Col.
Rnn.veit has swept through thefitato like
i.f'wmd and has attracted large
md Mt,,.e, but he has made no impression
,n people of Vermont and the doct ri lies
wh ie preaches do not appeal to them
1 ' e.lt
' ie people up there understand that
uiiiry U looking on the Vermont
I . n ks it hnrt of A tent. vote, and the
viie ,,! w, )e caitt jy thH Republicans
Ve. moni will be a record one, There
-i 'MI..IJI a to the result in Vermont ant)
i- I can seo the feeling manifested
s developing strongly throughout
io'i'v and is neutralizing whatever
- ' unont, may Imvo been shown
1 Mid term candidate "
REMOVES NEEDLE FROM HEART.
'IsIImii I'rofraaur Perfornia ItrmnrL
slilr Op-rnllon on 4.lrl.
' hlt Hwiutrh In Tint Si
1 Sept 2. prof. Mori of Brescia
ceded In removing n needle
""i h ludf Inches long which an
fv.nnlnatlnn showed transfixed
' of a ten-year-old girl. The
stitched up and tho girl Is
PLOT TO SACK MEXICO CITY.
''"nil, 7npntl.li,. .rrr.led on
'!inrHr of I'nmentlna I nrlalnu.
Mrmco C'itv, Sept. -The police of
this city arrested twenty suspected fol
lowers of the rebel chief Zapata jester
lay. anil ns a result the morning papets
of to-duy declare that n tremendous
conspiracy has been unearthed, Thou?
concerned In the conspiracy. It Ih xald.
planned an uprising of the people on In
dependence Day, which flln on Sep
tember 15. The papers state that thou,
wands of Zapatistas were t center the
capital simultaneously from the State
of Mexico and this force was to he com
, manded by Alfonso Miranda.
One of the chiefs of the secret police!
I here. Informs Tim Kf.s correspondent
'that several plots have been brewing. I
I the purpose of them being uprisings on1
Rallies (September 15. The conspirators planned
. rnn """ " '" WIU U1BI I
Is known that thousands of loafers
;),.. are out of employment here will
Join the moli In nn uprising at a
ment's notice. The iletectUe ald
a man was arrested In Cuer-
naiacn who carried papers proving the !
existence of the consnlracv ami imnll. ,
LHiuiB many persons nero, as well as a
number of the Zapatistas. The men are
being shadowed, the detective ssld. nnd
cannot escape from the police
The Government has ordered the re
moval of all the troops from the moun
tains of Oasaca owing to the Incom
petence of the olllcers In charge of the
campaign there against thous.ind of re
bellious Indians, who are idnllzers of
former President Diaz, The Indians will
remain In the possession of a consider
able region till troops make another
sally from Oaxaca City under new offi
cers. The campaign against the Indians,
II Is acknowledged In Goxernment cir
cles, has proved a partial failure.
Los Angeles, Cal., Sept, 2. Kear Is
felt by Miss May Sutton, tennis cham
pion, that her sister, Mrs. Harold Hope
Doeg, the latter's four children and her
hubband, may be prisoners of war In
Cananea, Mexico. They have been In
Honora more than a year and until re
cently were heard from regularly.
Cananea is completely surrounded and
the whole State of Sonora may be em
broiled soon In the fighting.
The husband and father Is a mining
man. l'nle.s news from the family
reaches the Suttons quickly the aid of
the State Department will be Invoked td
learn their fate.
BIRD S. COLER'S HOUSE ROBBED.
Thlre Were In Mutton llnnae When
'liter I'hnnril Poller,
As Policeman Solan of the Adams
street station, ItrooUlyn, was saunter
ing along Myrtle avenue yesterday af
ternoon bis attention "Was attracted by
two spruce young men trying to sell
something they had In a valise to a
man In the Myrtle Curiosity Shop at
73 .Myrtle avenue. "Wlitn.the men saw
the policeman watching them they
seemed nervous and so Solan went In
and saw that they were displaying sil
verware. He asked where they got It
and got nn unsatisfactory answer, so
took them and their silverware to the
There one said he was Joseph Smith.
17 years old, from Hoston, stopping at
5016 Fifth avenue. The other posed as
Walter McCabe. 17 years old, of 467
Sixtieth street, Brooklyn. In a black
bag were forty-one spoons and knives
nnd two gold rosaries and In a suit case
some clothes and two gold bracelets,
two lockets, a flashlight nnd a mask.
The silverware was Initialled "B. P. C."
While the young men weie being
questioned the telephone rang. It was
Bird S. Coler, former Comptroller nnd
former Brooklyn Borough President
"My house'has been robbed," he said,
"All right," answered the lieutenant
In charge. "We'e got the burglars and
Mr. Coler hurried around and ex
plained that he had been away from
home for Labor Day and that when
he got back In the afternoon a
front wlndot had been smashed and
about 1200 worth of silverware taken.
He Identified the articles and the pris
oners were held under a charge of bur
Klury. FIRST WOMAN FLIES IN R. I.
Vilh Braehr .She Ainasea 100,000
Prnple at Prnrldrnre.
PnovinBNCK, II. I.. Sept. 2.--Llncoln
Heochy was the principal performer
this afternoon at an aviation meet
beld at .Varragansett Park over the old
racetrack. Beachy In a biplane per
formed stunts never before witnessed
In this State. Miss Ruth Bancroft Law,
the first woman to fly In Rhode Island,
went up In a biplane and for ten min
utes entertained the 100,000 spectators.
It wan Miss Law's first flight alone.
Samuel A. Llbbey made a triple para
chute Jump from a balloon, landing
about two miles from the park.
Tho meet was held by the Rhode Is
land Aviation Association and Beachy's
performances Included spiral glides nnd
manipuvres In the air that brought the
crowd to Its feet. He dropped several
chalk bombs. Of the forty minutes of
actual flying at the meet Beachy was
In the air a half hour.
THIEF GRIPS HER BY THROAT.
Woman With Child In Arm l'lBhta
llorglar anil Palla Dnrrnatalra.
Mrs. Ansellno N'lcoletta returned to
her flat at 48 Prospect street, Brook
lyn, yesterday afternoon to find a bur
glar rummaging. She screamed and
Jumped back and he gripped her by the
Mrs. NMcolletta had her baby, three
months old, In her arms and was" some
what handicapped, but she managed
to wrench herself away and tried to
run downstairs. .She tripped and
rolled to the landlnu below and the
burglar Jumped over her and leaped
through the door
A brother of Mrs. Nlcoletto ran out
rind In pujamus and chased the fleeing
man to tho Brooklyn llrldgn where To
llcemnn I'nr.errnno seized the fugitive.
At the lower Fulton street station the
prisoner said he was Phillip UukoIIo, 36
years old, of 7716 Thirteenth avenue,
Hrooklyn. He had In his pocket severnl
bits of cheap Jewelry, a gold watch, two
fobs and a silver cigarette case. He
was locked up.
Genuine cry iUI wbtleeyeliM, Ihe rool kind
that never mitt, at Spwnr'i, 7 Maiden Laat.
BEACH'S TRIAL PUT OFF
l.nwyer of Man Accusrd of At
tacking Wife Confers With
Hl'MOR OF GUILTY PLEA
Defence Denies That Evidence
Will He Suppressed by
Puynicnt of Fine.
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A ikes. S. C Sept 2 -The trial of
rrederlck O. Beach, who was Indicted for
assault and battery with Intent to kill his
wife, will be put off until the February
tnrm of the court It had been intended
"01(""p 'n" mn,n' ere are
"ve murder cases on the calendar and the
jail ia full of prisoners
Solicitor Robert U. Gunter wants these ,
cases disposed of before those who are
on ball are tried and ho readily consented
to the request made by Mr. Beach's coun
sel that the cae le postponed.
Mr. and Mrs. Beach are now in Maine t
and a great many of the witnesses who are 1
to be called at the trial also are in the
North, most of them servants of the winter
colonist here. The State will save a
large sum by waiting until they return
here. The September term of the court
lusts only two weeks and it might not be
possible to conclude the case in that time-
If the trial is held in February it may
be attended by many wealthy members
of the colony who are Mr Beach's friends ;
The winter seajon is at its height then and
Joseph Harriman. Oliver Iselin.lhe Dolans . B
of Pittsburg, and many other society I
folk who have defended Beach against
attacks, will be here
(?ol. Daniel 8. Henderson, chief of coun- Manhattan Bridge which was to have
eel for Mr. Beach and one of the most been stnrted yesterday by the Munhat
prominent lawyers in the South, has re- , tan Bridge Three Cent Line was blocked
turned from F.urope. where he has been for through nn order obtained from Su
several months He called on Solicitor ' preme Court Justice Crnne on Sunday
Qunter. It was thought that Col. Hender-1 by the Brooklyn Rapid Transit and as
son wanted the case tried immediately ' soclate companies.
and that he would demand that it be called e ruer restrains ine r.uison iom
.. .Unrm .i,,rih..o,.r. Since 'Pans- Tom supplying the Three Cent
one term of the court already had Inter
vened since Mr. Beach's indictment nnd
arrest the lawyer could demand thut the
trial be called now. and Mr. Gunter waa
ready to acquiesce If the Colonel pressed
hisclaim. Instead, however, Col. Hender
son was quite willing that the case bo post
poned. He said that several of the wit
nesses whom he wishes to have testify
arc in F.urope and he was not willing to
have Mr and Mrs. Beach curtail their
Yncatlon in Maine.
When he arrived in New Vork from
Europe Col. Henderson called on Nlcoll,
Anable, Lindsay A Fuller of 31 Nassau
street, who ore Mr
Beach's New Vork 1
There U a belief on the nart of th resi- I
dentsof Aiken, whose attitude toward Mr 1 they were losing a great deal of money
Beach has been anything but friendly bv ,h "iispenslon of operations and
since he was accused of attempting to I 'nat ,n''r'' wer' ood Rrounds for a
kill his wire last February, that the post- damaKe MUlt wlnst the opposing com
ponement of the case means that it ulti- Panlff'-
mately will he dropped and that nothing
more will ever come of it This waa de- '
nied emphatically by Solicitor Gunter .
and Mayor Gyl". who is his law partner.
HIP ny llllll lllr UWI "111 rnnrzi . .
There was a rumor current to-day Uiat 1
when the case is called Mr Ueach will i
enter a plea of guilty with the understand
ing that a fine will be the only punishment
meted out This is denied by his lawyers,
who say that the case will be fought to
Mrs. Beach, who was the widow of
Charles F Havemeyer, was attacked near
her home at Aiken late in the evening of
February 20 Those who ran to her aid
when she screamed found that she had
been knocked to tho ground with a fence
picket and that her throat had been
slashed with a knife A man was seen
running from the spot hut he disappeared
down an alley before he could be caught
Mrst Beach was not dangerously hurt,
although she suffered greatly from shock,
She i-aid that she had been attacked by a
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worked on the case, and as a result a .
warrant was sworn out at Aiken on April HI
charging Mr Beach with the crime It
n n u n ...i ..n . j ; .... ,
Was Bam U..t IJl.nJU n.tt.. in .UiU ..t-l. tic-
teeled on a gold pocket knife which Mr.
Beach had given to Mayor Gyles after the
assault. The charge was denied by Mr,
and Mrs. Reach and they were defended
by their friends in the winter colony at
Aiken. Ihe Reaches were in ram wnen
the warrant waa sworn out and they imme
diately started for home.
TITLE DOESN'T WORRY RANCHER.
.rrr Baron Dr Ilathjn lo star In
Montana, Sajra t'arlnrr.
Rl'TTB, Mon., Sept. 2. Cecil Talbot
Clifton, the rancher of Musselshell
county, near Roundup, Mon., who Is
part owner of the N F Ranch, one of
the largest In eastern Montana, who be
came Baron Grey de Ruthyn by the
death of a brother, may not return to
He Is of a retiring disposition and Is
very little known among neighboring
ranchers. He associates with no one
except his ranch partner, Harold M.
I.owthcr, also an Englishman, and
brother of the Speaker of the House of
I.owther says Clifton Is too much
taken up with ranch work to bother
with n title. Old settlers say there Is a
romantic reason behind his refusal to
return to his old home,
Clifton came to Montana from his
home In I.ytham. Lancashire, In 1885
and purchased an Interest In the N V
ranch from l.owther, The two were
oxtonslvo growers of stock until about
three years ago, when they sold off their
ciittlo and a large portion of their
ranch. They retained about 1,400 acres
and are making their home there.
One of Clifton's peculiarities Is his
aversion to the telephone. Ho refused
to discuss his affairs with newspaper
Clifton Is a musician and spends most
of his time at the ranch with his musi
cal instruments, his dogs and horses.
He also Is the owner nf nxtenslva Unit
In CanuU. Hilii bachelor,
MOTHER AND 4 BOYS STARVING.
llnaltmiil. n Tailor. Una Item (Innlile
to llrl Work.
Occupants of the double decker tene
ment at 49:' ISusliwlck avenue, Will
l.cinsburg, were attracted yesterday to
the third tloor rear by the moans and
walling of a woman. They found Mrs.
Minnie Horowitz, the wife of Samuel
Horowitz, a tailor, lying on a mattress nn
the floor with her four boys, the oldest
S years, clasped to her breast. Am
bulance Surgeon Jaeger, from the Ger
man Hospital, said the woman was
Her condition Is so critical that she
may not recover. The children are In
a serious condition from lack of food.
Horowitz has been out of work for
several weeks. His neighbors told the
police that he was u good husband and
,)oen frant)c R Ma ,nabHy ,
eeiire work. Vesterdav he saw an
advertisement for a tailor and started
out In search of the Job. It, was after
ho had left the house that his wife and
children were discovered so badly off.
FREAK INJURIES FATAL.
One nor Dead. Another DrlnK from
Arrldrnta at nail (James.
PiiiLADEi.ru ia, Sept. 2. One boy Is
dead and another Is dying as the result
of freak Injuries sustained In baseball
games on the city lots. John Colwell,
17 years of age. was spiked In sliding
Into third base last week and blood pol
sonlng developed, from which he riled.
Frank Wenrie, IS years old, while
awaiting his turn at bat stood too near
the plate and when the batter that
prPCead him knocked a home run he
nung his bat, struck Wende on the head i
fracturing his skull and his death lj
THREE CENT LINE BLOCKED.
, II. T. Injnnrtlon Prevents Hau
nt utt Cars on Manhattan Hrldajr.
The operating of cars oer the new
Line with power pending the outcome
I of the argument on the proceedings In
' stltuted on Saturday against the Edison
Company on the ground that It was
entering Into a partnership with the
line. The order to show cause was re
turnable before Supreme Court Justice
Kelly this morning, but an it hod not
the power of Injunction the Three Cent
Line started operations on Saturday
night and they were continued for
seven hours, when stopped by the ser
vice of Justice Crane's order cutting off
Although no cars were running yes
terday full crews for u dozen cars were
kept at the office of the line on the
Bridge plaza In Brooklyn. Alrnet U.
I-atson. counsel for the line, said that
DEFEATS RADICAL PRIEST.
, rpll(,0i M.n virlorlo,
In t.rrrk ('bnreb Itnn,
Philadelphia, Sept. 2. The Greek
Orthodox Church has been In a turmoil
here for several months because of the
attitude of the priest of the church,
the Rev. Demetrius Pet rides, toward
several wealthy members of the con
gregation. The campaign against the priest has
been led by Constantino Stephano, the
rich cigarette manufacturer, who In
sisted that the priest relinquish his pul
pit because of his radical views against
The contest came to nn Issue yester
day when the church took 302 ballots
to elect n new board of trustees. These
select the rector of the parish, and
when a choice had finally been made H
was seen that Stephano had won. The
Rev. Mr. Petrldrs then handed In his
resignation nnn said that he Old so
w)tn Tf(.rrt for h(, fM11 v ff)r th),
communlty now ,hR, ,p woahy mcm.
bprH nf ,,, churcn wl, bn abl( to dc.
tatP ,nn knd of gPrmons they ought to
A new priest will be appointed shortly,
but his selection will have to be sanc
tioned by the synod of Greece.
CATLIN ENGAGEMENT BROKEN.
Mlaa Mrrrlam Will .Not Wed Cnn
sreaaman Who Waa I'naealrd.
WABittNOTON, Sept. 2. Society was
surprised to-day by the announcement
that the engagement of Miss Laura
Merrlam, daughter of cx-Gov, Merrlam
of Minnesota, to Theron K. Catlln. has
been ended. The young people were to
have been married this fall.
No cause Is given for the breaking
of the engagement.
Mr. Catlln was until recently a mem
ber of the House from the eleventh
Missouri district. Just before the ad
journment of Congress he was unseated.
The Merrlam family have been promi
nent In Washington society for many
13 MISSING AFTER EXPLOSION.
Klre I'lnlahra llralrurtlnn of
fnrnla Mnrarnnl Plant.
San Dikoo, Sept, 2. Thirteen men.
women nnd children arc missing after
nn explosion and lire which ruined the
plant of the National City Macaroni
Company at Natonal City, six miles
south of Son Dcgo, lust night.
Volunteers dug all day in the wreck
age, but made little headway. The
building was occupied by ltnllans and
not less than thirteen were In the struc
ture prior lo the fire. Nono of these
could bo found to-day,
Two men who lived at the factory, but
worked elsewhere, failed to report for
work this morning and It Is believed
I hey are among the dead.
A. VALUABLE SUMMER TONIC.-llort.
fart 'a Acid rhoaphtta reatorea vitality, rellevti
uhauUon tod quieta Us ntTvti.Adt.
BIG THEATRE CROWDS
Men nnd Women Hysterical
When Hnrbcr's Shop
X0XK Ht'HT IN 125TII ST.
Olio .Man Saw What Was Coming
and Yelled to People to
A bomb exploded at the dour of n
barber shop at Eighth avenue und l".rith
street Inst night. Tho roar threw the
crowds from the theatres Into alarm. It
took police reserves from the Lenox
avenue and West 123th street stations
to quiet them. Had It not been for
the bravery of Patrick Delaney of 2436
Klghth avenue the bomb would surely
have done more damage.
Delaney was passing the barber shop
of Antonio Snltta at 2335 F.lghth ave
nue at 11.40 o'clock. He heard n siz
zling noise In the gloom of the doorway.
He ran up and saw something sputter
He kicked It with his foot to the
sidewalk and then he saw a long black
cylinder with a fuse sputtering away at
Delaney knew that It was a bomb.
He flung up his hands and yelled at
those pressing up to him to stand back.
As the crowd retreated Delaney ran
across the street.
The next second there was a roar and
the big window of the barber shop
went tinkling Into the street. The noise
could bo heard far down 125th street
at the police station and up at the new
Lenox avenue station nnd the reserves
were nt the place In n few minutes.
They hnd their hands full quieting the
crowd that stood for a moment until
after the smoke had cleared and then
went milling up and down shouting and
The police say that the barber had
received many letters threatening bis
life and that of his family. His child
was stolen six years ago nnd while the
child was missing he constantly gut
letters demanding money. After a hunt
of six weeks the boy was found wan
dering up nnd down 126th street, where
Hattta then lived.
At the time the barber denied that
he had ever given uny money to the
kidnappers. The police say. however,
that soon after the stealing of the boy
the blackmailers got after Saltta again
and that within the year he has re
ceived letters from them.
Above the bnrber shop In the two
story brick building at 233G Klghth ave
nue Commissioner Waldo had n gam
bling house down on the list recently
published. The rooms were empty last
Police who have had to deal with bomb
explosions in Harlem for many years
say thnt this last one. occurring as It
did In the very heart of Harlem's busiest
district at a time when the streets were
packed, Is the boldest In their recollec
tion. Chrystle street had two bomb explo
About ten o'clock last night Benjamin
Conrolll, who with his partner, Joseph
Xlannla. runs a saloon and billiard
room In the basement of 203, was stand
ing In the doorway when an explosion
seemed to take place on the top of his
The bomb was on the cornice over
the basement show window. No
damage was done except to terrify
Conrolll. When detectives investigated
Conrolll and Zlannla gave them a batch
of Black Hand letters received In the
Karly yesterday morning a bomb was
exploded at 115 Christy street, doing
damage to the extent of $300 to the
saloon of Slglsmontl and Mertl, but
, Injuring no one.
MILITIA TO END PRISON RIOT.
'Mlrhlaan Convicts Attack Keepers In
Strike for More I'ood.
.Uckho.v, Mich., Sept. 2. The State
mllltla may be called out to iuell the
rioting among the convlsts of the State
prison here, which has continued since
Friday morning, caused by demands
for more and better food.
Rioting continued until early this
morning. The guards were busy every
mlnuto and not a few experienced nar
row escapes In taking desperate, men
from their cells to the "hull pen." Sev
eral of the prisoners, nrmed with razors
and knives, threatened to kill any man
who attempted to come Inside.
Some were overpowered only by
squirting ammonia and formaldehyde
Into their cells. Two convicts with
knives fastened to the end of broom
sticks Jabbed between the bars In an
effort to stub the officers.
A heay guard was kept at the prison
all night and to-day and the walls are
being patrolled for fear an attempt may
bo made to hlow up some of the boilers
or fire the buildings. The prison
factories have been shut down.
"FISHUNE" BURGLAR BUSY.
Strata Trouaera Over i'ranaon.a hy
Hook and Line.
A flshllnn burglar, who has been
annoying the pollen In the hill section
of Newark for the last couple of weeks
by llshlng over transoms for trousers,
removing tho contemn from the pockets
nnd then discarding the gurment, was
busy ngoln yesterday morning.
Solomon I'lnklesteln of 188 Spruce
street nwoke at 6 o'clock yesterday
morning nnd seeing It was raining re
turned to bed, At that tlmo his trousers
were on n chair near the bed, but nn
hour Inter they were gone. The door was
locked, but the transom wob open.
As the trousers were found outside,
the door, minus 18 thut was In tho
pocket, I'lnklesteln Is satisfied they were
fished through the transom while tie
HRARBORK TIMR TABLE CHANGES,
aervlee batwjen N Vork andUi nraaca and
PELT BISHOP WITH CARROTS.
Itnllan Prelate Olijrrla In Short
Sleet pa Worn I))' filrl.
Fptrttit I'ablf lltipnleh In Tub SfV
Komk, Sept. 2. Bishop Llvlero of
Cltta ill Castello, while he was con
ducting confirmation service there
to-day, objected to tho short sleeves
worn by a girl. He stopped the cere
mony und ordered the girl to leave the
church. She remained, however, nnd
the Bishop tried to eject her, when sev
eral young men, Including the son of
a Deputy, defended the girl and pre
vented her ejection. The Bishop with
drew to the sacristy.
The townspeople this evening made
a demonstration In front of the episco
pal palace, and when the Bishop come
out to make an address they pelted
him with tomatoes and carrots.
FIGHTS STORM 1,500 FEET UP.
Aalalor Caught In Terrific HIott
Above ntlabnr Klelri.
PlTTSiH'rit), Sept. 2. While n crowd of
6,000 watched nt Hrunot's Island avia
tion Held Karl Sandt. the Curtlss avia
tor, fought a battle with death 1,500
feet above the Ohio lUver to-day. While
SRndt wa.i In the air a storm broke.
Italn fell In torrents and a gale blew.
The light craft careened and pitched up
and down under the attacks of the
wind. At one time the machine was
hidden In n black cloud nnd while the
crowd watched tensely a flash of light
ning showed the daring blrdman still
fighting. After fifteen minutes the storm
subsided and Sandt made a safe landing.
Despite bis experience young Sandt,
who has not yet recoveredfrom Injuries
received when he fell at' Conneaut a
month ago, made another flight and
raced with a motorcycle that sped
about the mile oval. He said to-day's
flght In the clouds In a heavy rain was
the most dangerous experience he has
MR. TAFT'S GIFT TO CHURCH.
Sends Check to I'aalor Where lie and
Ilia Mother Altrndrd.
WoacisTKR, Mass., Sept. 2. -As A,
memorial to bis mother, Mrs. Louisa
Tuft, and her work and Interest In the
Mlllbury t'nltarlan Church during herj
lire, rresiaent ran nas sent a cnecK tor
1200 to the Rev. W. T. Hutchlns. the
pastor, to go towards the support of
the church, which the President also
ultended when a boy. President Taft's
aunt. Miss Delia t. Torrey, with whom
he lived In Mlllbury for several years,
Is a member of this church.
The President's gift, with a personal
letter accompanying It was received by
the Rev. Mr. Hutchlns this morning.
TEN FISHERMEN MISSING.
Thought to Hare Brea Itranned
Torpedo Boats Heareh In Vain.
Special Cable Dmpateh to Taa Sc.v
KDiNBURcm, Sept. 2. Ten fishermen
in sailboats left here In fine weather
three weeks ago for geese shooting off
Hnllskelr Islet, thirty-six miles distant.
A landing could only be effected at high
tide, and on the tlrst night a north
Since then nothing has been heard of
them. Torpedo boats werA sent out,
hut after circling the neighboring Is
lands they were unable to find any trace
of the fishermen.
HAUL MILLIONS IN STREETS.
I.nna; Island City Savins Bank Km
ploieea .Mote Its Montr.
With a special guard of employees
and watchmen millions of dollars In
money and securities belonging to the
Long Island City 8avtngs Rank were
hauled through the streets of Long Is
land City yesterday.
It was moving day for the bank,
which has Just given up Its quarters in
Its own building at 21 Jackson avenue
In the Hunter's Point section of Long
Island City for more room in the
Queens Court Plaza Building at the
Queensboro Bridge plaza. The bank will
open for business In Its new counting
The moving was watched with Inter
est by hundreds.
STATE CONVICTS SEE "MOVIES.'
Pletnrra and aodrvlllr Shnir Pat
nn at Sinn Mng.
The 1,500 convicts In Sing Sing prison
saw a motion picture show and seven
numbers of a vaudeville entertainment
In' the prison chapel yesterday. The
show was given by n company under
the management of John L. Barry of
the Union Square Theatre. It began
at 9 o'clock and was finished at 3.
As the chapel Is too small to seat all
the convicts at once the entertainment
was given twice. Four motion picture
films were used. The photo plays de
picted humorous scenes. The convicts
seemed to enjoy the performance
FIRE SINKS M. & M. STEAMER.
.Nantoeket l.nat In Baltimore Har
bor Two Men Die.
Baltimore, Sept. 2. Following an nut.
break of flre which swept through her
hold the steamship Nantucket of the
Merchants and Miners Transport Com
pany turned over this afternoon and
sank In Baltimore harbor.
Forty firemen and members of the
crew who had been fighting the flames
from the deck of the ship narrowly
missed death as the steamer, tilled with
water with which It had been deluged
by the flrebnats, tugs nnd other ves
sels, turned suddenly over to tho star
board nnd sank to the bottom amid a
cloud of steam. They were rescued by
the lire and police boats.
One member of the crew, James Rott
man, n messmao, tost his life while
going back to recover hli pay which
had been left In the safe. Later a flre.
! men fell into the hold and was burned
to (icain. oeverai sieveuorea were over
come by the dense smoke and revived
The Nantucket reached here this
morning from Boston and discharged
her passengers and her local cargo.
I'arfr of the freight for inward points
RE WET '8 PURE CRAPE JUICE
riflaa tlla hlMil. a rtAllAl,...
n. T. DEWEY BON" CO.. M fulkm at,. jEt,
24 DEAD; VILLAGES
N BIG STORM
Cloudburst Floods Pennsyl
vania, Ohio and West
K. R. TRAFFIC STOPPED
Miles of Track Washed Out,
Bridges Down and Crops
9 DIE OF HEAT IN CHICAGO
Middle West Suffers From
Downpour Following' Terribly
Hot, Spell of Weather.
A terrific storm extending over a wide
area, accompanied by cloudbursts, broke
yeaterday over the PanhandU of West
Virginia nnd neighboring counties of
Pennsylvania and Ohio.
Estimates of the number killed vary
from twenty to thirty, but it is feared
that the list will be greater. Most of
those who lost their lives were foreign
ers employed In the mines. The storm
was at Its worst at Colliers, W. Va.
The floods and high winds swept over
the entire upper Ohio Valley, blowing
over houses, uprooting trees and wash
ing out miles of railroad. The mlnera
suffered acutely because they live for
the moat part In frail huts which were
demolished by the storm soon after It
The downpour and the winds laated
only about two hours, but It was said
to be the most severe that ever had
visited that section of ihe country. It
Is Impossible to estimate the entire
property damage,, for crops have been
ruined nnd buildings demolished. Ks
tlmates of loss are in the millions.
A freight train which was running
along the banks of Harlner's Creek dur
ing the worst of the storm was pitched
Into the water by a caveln and all the
crew except the engineer are thought
to have been drowned.
The Intense heat which has prevailed
for several days at Chicago was sud
denly relieved by a terrific thunder
shower which started forty fires and
flooded the city. The rainfall was 1.45
inches In an hour and a quarter. Nine
persons had succumbed to the heat he
fore the storm broke, and It was feared
that others would die.
The temperature before the begin
ning of the storm was S5, with high
humidity. Earlier In the day It was 93,
and thousands left for the northwest
ern summer resorts to seek relief from
the heat. More hot weather Is pre
St. Louis suffered greatly from heat
yesterday and the thermometer touched
a record mark. In Wisconsin a bad
storm did much damage to the corn
MILES OF TRACK WASHED OUT.
Traffic In and Oat of Plttabnrg Crip
plrd hj Klorm.
Pittsburg, Sept. 2. -Following a night
of torrential rainfall and cloudbursts
throughout western Pennsylvania, eastern
Ohio and a large part of the Panhandle
district of West Virginia, fragmentary
reports from the flooded region to-day
tell of at least twenty-four dead, of the
destruction of millions of dollars In prop
erty and nf railroads and telegraphs
The list of fatalities will probably be
greater. In many parts of the devastated
country there will be no wire communi
cation for several days. The telegraph
companies and the Pennsylvania jtnd
Wabash railroads have thousands of men
at work making repairs.
tor nearly five hours the rain fell in
torrents. Cloudbursts filled fertile valleys
with raging rivers that annihilated crops
and carried away bridges and railroad
tracks. Lightning struck In many places.
Quiet streams rose in an hour and became
agents of destruction. Railroad trafflo
is prnctionlly stopped and wire trafflo Is
paralyzed throughout most of the region.
Colliers, W. Va.. is practically wiped
out. Cherry Valley. W. Va.. Is In ruins.
Avella, Canonsburg, Washington. Bur
gettstown and a dozen smaller places
In the extreme weet of Pennsylvania
At New Philadelphia. Bteubenville
and other Ohio towns near the Ohio River
the damage was heavy.
The Panhandle division of the Pennsyl
vania Railroad has ceased train oper
ations. Fourteen miles of track was
washed away near Colliers. Three
bridges were carried down stream. For
miles along Raccoon Creek the roadbed
is submerged. It will be a fortnight
before trafflo can be resumed.
The Pittsburg baseball team coming
from Cincinnati last night got stalled
at Coshocton, Ohio, and tried to detour
by way of Orrville over the Fort Wayne
division, but it was Impossible to get the
team to Pittsburg before nightfall and
the two games with the Cuba were oslled
Late this afternoon a freight train on
the Wabash jumped the track five miles
north of Wellaburg, W. Vs., and the entire
train rolled into Cross Creek, The en
gineer (swam out, but there are no
authentio reports as to what became of
the train -crew.
Washington county reports property
damage that will exceed 13,000,000, Thou
sands of sheep and cattle were drowned
In the fields. Washington county is the
greatest wool growing community east
of the Mississippi River. The streams
throughout this county snd Greene county
are clogged with tho bodies of dead sheep,
Husdrids of ths animals not yet sheared,