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r'fy X THE WEATHER FORECAST.
t"i Cloudy to-day: probably fair to-morrow:
-r.-Mterly winds, becoming variable.
J. Dfrti'leQ weather reports will be found on page 15.
VOL. LXXX.-NO. 26.
NEW YORK, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1912. cotunm. isn. ou ih, .- Prf.iii.it; .....m-hmuhm,; Auoetnuon.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
For a Few .Minutes Senator
Hoot Had a Room at
IIKIKJKS IS STRONGEST
Kennel and Wadsworth Out
of Race for Governor
MXY WANT MH. STRAUS
If Convention Hcniaiiis IJn
bossi'd Tliere Will He Several
Jinllots for (iovernor.
FrjiTvu, N. Y Sept. 25. If this Is
to be actually an unhoused Republican
Et.ita convention ex-Judge Job K..
Hedges of New York county will bo
tho candidate for Governor. If It Is to
to a bossed convention either Seth Low
cf New York county or cx-Spenker
James W, Wadsworth, Jr., of Living
ston county or State Senator Harvey D.
lllnman of ltroome county or a He
publican not yet In tho limelight will
to tho candidate for Governor.
This was the almost unanimous
opinion of tho delegates late to-night
after tho developments of tho day. Theso
remarks are made with nn appreciation
cf the fact that ex-Ilepresentatlvo Will,
lam S. Hcnnet lias not tho slightest
clianie for tho nomination. Tho Im
portant men In charge of affairs her
In whispers concede the correctness of
the foregoing statements.
They are mads at this time for th
reami Mint tho friends of Oscar S.
Ftr.ms. who greatly desire his nnmlnn
t m here, have received no further word
fmni htm than his statement made In
r " telegram to Frederick W. Wilson
of New burgh.
At midnight President Kocnlg of tho
.Vow York County Republican commb-t-
.nd that of tho 130 delegates from
t at county Hedges would get 130,
Wadsworth 30 and Hennet 30, nnd that
the Hedges vote might run up to ISO
from New York county.
There Is still the strongest senti
ment here for Mr. Straus's nomination,
i v his friends havo no foundation on
w i i to work. They nre In a similar
lrel'ament to that In which was Will
iam i' Whitney In 1S36 when he es
s. '.'l to tight William J. Bryan's nom
Ina'imt, but could not gain the posl
: m umescen' of Grnxer Cleveland
f'.r til,. use .if his name to do so.
Wo.tmy hung upon an ovclld In that
figlu. and Mr Str.ms's friends hare
nctuall.v nothing on which to base thtlr
contention that Mr. Straus would nc
i ept the nomination If It enme to htm.
Mr. Straus's friend-", especially Sena-
r John It. I lose of orange county,
-d others havo turned to Senator Hln
nian. Thev have turned to Senator Hln
rrun for the reason that there nre ovt
rl n c on nil sides that some of the
nv.re Influential Republicans In this
c n entlm have mapped out a pro
r. imm which would lead up to thy
n Tilnatiim of Mr Low. All feel to
r ght rgret in er Mr. Low's berenve
rvnt In the death of his brother, but
di not relinquish hope that the
cv Itir of New York city con be
" n.lnated fur Governor. Senator P.nse
and his friends nre opposed to Mr. Low,
ml,' is needless to say that the sup
r ! of Hedges and Wadsworth will
n - thr fur fly If the Low boom la
I 'I much further.
elh l.nu' Itooni ClroMn.
The T.rw boom was accelerated after,
I- hei anie known here that President i
Tif nd Mr. Low had conferred with'
tn'h n-her In New York cltv yester-!
Immediately President Samuel S.I
TC'ien'c of the New York Republican
rrmutee opened communications over i
,l "nng dlBtnnre telephone with Mr.
T m' friends In New York city nnd i
l k i nme word to-night that If thU!
"mlnafl'in for Governor could come to'
Mr I. ,w without nn unseemly wrangle
v' wi' ild accept the nondnntlon. No
"' nr n this response from Mr. Low
e r'fi than there was a high old op
r i' 'n dovelojied. Senator Root be
"" 'hat Mr Low would make a
m exi-eiient candidate and this word
t" m t niaster mind of this conven
'"i 'va immenlately circulated anions
'' delreates. accompanied by the as
f '.n r. that Senator Root and the Hen
' r - frnds cieatly desired Mr. Low
r m iMt,,n nr ii lleputiiican of the typo
't M r.'-.w. As a matter of fact Sena
' ' P Ins not attempted In any way
' I'-'a'e the nomination of Mr. Low,
v 'n a convention like this, where
"' tfn-.nmts of a once powerful party
'" 'te are chiefly represented, n
r i i.r a wink from n man of the
' in' power of Senator Root is
' .i f'immiind.
n the friends of other can
lb rises. Wadsworth nnd Hen-ii-ceptod
Senator Root's mere
"' Mr. Low would make -
i '!nlnto ,is a mit t of n dictum
- '.if t hiiN rnnlrllmlnil ti, n u..pi
i il 'iptKisltlon to Mr. Low's num.
i Kspeclallv dlil this become
(line when It was stated that
' r Pied Grelner of liiiffnlo ana
i' Parsons of New York, together
M' Ko nlc and others, had en
' 1 t . n combination to precipitate
" r, in'rintlon of Mr. Low. All the ole
I'lers. like Francis Hendricks,
r ' ' W Aldrldge, Louis F. Pnyn and
im' i..iitii. siarred warriors of tho
,,f. ..irtared that they would not
" ' f-T a tnnment to tho nomlna
'r ' Mr L"W Thev conceded Mr.
nt.nitlfs as n man nnd n cam
i ' e' r i n most of them united In
"'ru ti f,t ,o would be beaten In this
fcU- . "i (Hio nnd more.
Wnnt Hoot for Covrrnor
!."'.v candidacy. Indefinite In
c 'r noweer. welded together the
IW ..rn;: opposition in the prellmlnu-
Continued on Fourth Page,
MISSING, FOUND AS WILD MAN.
Vrlrrnn llnrk AVhrn Trailed In Cave
A Her Ten Yearn.
PornitKisKPsiR, N. Y Sept. 2.".. Half
naked, his head oml rnco covered with
linlr, armed with n club nnil barking
lll( ii rox, Arthur llrlltnn, 40 yearn old,
wus round to-day In u cave In tho
Pawling Mountains, Ho wns committed
to tlir Hudson Hlver State Hospital,
whom physicians Pay hp Is ii wild man.
Itrltton hns utmost lost tho nullity to
speak. His mind Ih shuttered, but nl
though he Ih thin ho possesses th.i
strength of n giant.
He lived In a hold In tho rocks In
the side of the monntuln nnd it wan
only lifter his brother Irving had
coaxed him ror four hours that he was
Induced to como out. Then ottlcers
llrltton'n mind became affected whllo
lie was serving In tho Philippines dur
ing the Spnnlsh-Atitcrlcnn war. Soon
after he returned to Pawling ho bcff.in ' tlofatilt that they deservti to bo reckoned
to wander Into tho woods and camp out.' obsoleto securities, will undoubtedly
of ll!'0ncuT,hlB """lly lost trnco iead to tho elimination of competition
or mm, live years ngo the moun- ,,,, ,,, v ,. ....
talneers began to tell of seeing n wlM 1 fro,n ,lu) New ork '-,ll8n Company
man., llrltton's family heard the tale ' mul accordingly from the Consolidated
nnil Irving Investigated. He trailed him ' Oas Company, Mrhlcli controls tho Edison
iniu!" iC'iV''' r?rric'J fo.od 10 1,lm and! company and all tho gas companies of
enlisted the aid of Justice Davis. mi,m.
Deputy sheriffs were sent to the cave, ,an',
vlth the brother to-day. They found! 1 he bonds sold went a majority of the
the entrnnce three feet' wide nnd bar- IW0.000 4 ht cents of the Irfing Acre
rlcadeil with boulders. A dugout 1 Klectrlo Unlit and Power Company.
on!sh,,w.X;"horn,n,nSl"" I,rl,-Iwl.lcl, .ho New ork Kdison Cotnpany
In his excitement Hrltton barked. sml!lmi4 r"K,,t ,1Uw' 'leterminedly but tin-
kept It up nil the way to the asylum.
AMNESTY OFFERED TO 0R0ZC0.
Mndrra Hopes by This Mrfhnit
Knii thr llerulutlon
Mexico Citv, Sept. 25. President Ma
dero nnd his Cnblnet through tho Min
ister of War to-day offered amnesty to
tho followers of Pascual Orozco, the
rebel lender. The harsh measures tjiat
thn Government has been using to stop
the rebellion, such as the execution of
numeroti.s ruhalii hnvn fnlim! in cr.n .1...
lighting, and the Government nmv h. .
thnt by taking another tnck It may bo !
able to obtain pence. The rebellion In
the north. Instead of diminishing, has
spread to threo other States.
President Mndero has asked for S10.-1
1000,000 to be used to tight tho rebels. I
I It Is believed that Congress will either '
pass the appropriation or authorize a i
loan. On June 3 there was $2.-i.500.000
on nana, ttr this MO.OOO.OOO was bor
rowed. Most of this total has been
Small rebel bands are reappearing In
l Chihuahua, according to reports re
ceived here. One band fought a Federal
force off for two hours.
Gen. Hlglnto Agullnr, who wns Impli
cated In the Reyes plot to start a mu
tiny In the troops In the capital, has
bobbed tip again In command of a large
force of rebels In the mountains In
Onxaca. The city of Oaxaca his fought
back the Indian rebels which besieged
, ALARMING MEXICAN REPORTS.
neonrl unit Kl T.urc Healilent
lil to Ur Starving.
J Wariiinuton. Sept 25 Alarming re
ports concern'ng the situation at Nacozari
and El T'gre. in northern Sonora, reached
I the State Uepartment from Mexico to
j day. It Is stated the inhabitants of these
I towns nre In danger of running short of
I food supplies owing to the interruption
j by the rebels of the ruilrond communi
cations. Rebels in Sonora are said to have split
I up into small bands. These bands, with
.their abundant and carefully picked
horses, nre scouring the country 'n rob
, u -uu cAinMiuim,
, tne nonrcl or army olticers appointed
j bv Secretary Stimson to investigate the
( claim for damages as a result of firing
l from Mexico Into the cities of El Paso,
j Tex . nnd Douglas. Ariz, will begin its
' sessions nt the War Department early
) next week. They will meet at t he call
I of the chairman, Col. Francis J. Kernan
BOY OUTSLEUTHS POLICE.
, I'lnils llerolver In HnnrilM' Anlo,
' Now Children's l'ln thing.
' The automobile In which the men who
i blackjacked and robbed John J. Popper
j rode last Monday has been standing at
I the rear door of Police Headquarters
1 ever since.
j It was searched by the police, nnd
I since then the heavens have opened anil
the floods have descended upon thnt car
1 until It Is a sight.
' Children of the neighborhood havo
I swarmed over It, punched the horn
nnd delved Into the machine,
Last night one of them, Robert Man
cuso, IB years old. of 6 Centre Market 1
piace, opened n tlnp pocket Inside the
tnnnenu. He pulled out n black greasy
cloth cap with something hard nnd
heavy wrapped In It,
Tho hnrd object turned out to be a
loaded revolver. He carried It Into the f
detective burenu, where it was regarded
with a curious nnd unbelieving eye,
L. I. ROAD DELAYS SUBWAY.
Public Service Commission with tho re-
May Cost City nou,o(H i Make Bt thut tho company nppenled to tho
1 Chana-rn Orniandrd In llronklrn. courts and compelled tho Publia Service
! Th Public Service Commission is em-' Commission to sanction the Issue of new
barrassed, It was said yesterday, by the 1 securities. Under this sanction there
refusal of the Long Island Ha'llroad ! were authorized last year $'-',fKK),(W0 com
I consent to routes affecting its proxtty mnn H,ock a,1(1 l'.0''."00 I'onds. None
by which Improvements planned by ' 'h0 nnw securities hns been sold,
' tho Ilrooklyn llapid Transit and Inter-' 'h" ,,on'1 lni""li,,t ad other circumstances
borough companies were to be carried
out. I no railroad company as a pron-
erty holder on Ht. Felix street, Ilrooklyn,
mis reiiiMn im I'uiinriii , 11 in iiutierHtooti,
to the building of a subway under thnt
street oontomn'ated by the II. It, T. in
connection with what is known as the
"Mnlbono street cutoff,"
'I ho Interborough extension which
will be held up if thn commission fails
to gel l ho Iong Jsland ftailrnad Com
pany's consent is that connecting wjth
.the Stelnwny tunnel. This linn ns pro
jected would puss by menns of nn ele.
vateil structure over tho railroad com
pany's Sunnysldn yards. The plan had
leceiveil tho commission's approval nnd
' tho commission believed that it would
1 have no difficulty In obtaining the railroad
, company's "onsent. Now, it was said
yesteiday, the railroad people suggest
that the proposed Interborough line
, snouia pdss iicneatn tneir yards instead
of over, nnd are asking for other changes '
, in the plans which it I estimated would
, cost the city over $500,000, i
liiuui n i.ah srRiMi WAirrt.
I tne per cose of 6 giasi moppet cd bottles. Ait.
BUYS OUT LONG ACRE
K I i mi miles Competition Willi
Cnsli After Fulling in
MAY KOItKCIiOSK I.OXDS
John C. Slicehnn'.s Concern lfns
Only ii Fninehise, hut That
A private salo yesterday of u small
block of bonds, with Interest ho lonit In
succwitfnlly in the endeavor to obtain
a forfeiture of the Isng Acre franchise
and exclude it from the underground
conduits used by the telephone, telegraph
and lighting compnnles Probably not
more than ISOO.OOO, par value, of the bonds
changed hands The point is that tho
holders of the majority of tho bonds may
begin proceedings for a foreclosure sale
of tho Long Acre properties whenever
they desire, siMire control of the company,
put nn end to a long litigation, both in the
courts and lieforu tlio Public Service Com
mission, and amalgamate the Long Aero
company with the New York Kdison Com
r,1B ,"'nK Acr' company was organized
in 1903 0H ,m American Klectric Company
a"d Inherited from it a franchise to supply
lctrlc light in Manhattan and The
"ronx The franchiso was obtained in
hp old days and. If not in the old ways.
politicians have been Interested in it
from the beginning Its principal and
practically its only asset from the begin
ning has been its franchise. It has sup
plied just enough electricity to keep the
franchise alive According to the latest
manuals It had in osration eleven meters,
eighteen arc lights and as l Incandescent
lights. Politicians are still interested
in it and also interested In thnt most im
portant transaction of Its career which
John C Sheehan is vice-president and
In actual control as far us the stock goes.
The other officers and directors are James
F. Shaw, president; O. U. Corbin, secre
tary; und treasurer, George E. Ilouchio,
W. II. Knight, W. M. (lullck. John C
Sheehan, James V Shaw, W R Sheldon
and O. H. Corbin, directors Politicians
of greater prominence in the city could
be found among the liM of tho share
holders. The majority of the stock of the Long
Acre company is held nt least nominally
by the Manhattan Transit Company,
successor to thoGenera! Carriage Company
of O. F and K It Thomas fame and noto
riety, accumulated in the halcyon days of
the Thomases, Joe Loiter nnd Joseph
II Hondley It wns the big break from
way above par to next to nothing In the
i Mock of General Carriage that produced
I the dissensions and bitter litigation
, between these people, just ns the break
I between the Messrs
Thomas and Fritz
Augustus Ileine on tho one hand and
Charles W. Morse on tho other brought
about tho collapse of n pool In United Cop
per stock October It. 1H07, and preoipl
tated tho panic from which the country
Is only now fully recovered.
Xtr. Hoadley is still president of the
Manhattan Transit Company, but has
disclaimed control of the compnnv since
! the entrnnce of John C. Sheehan nnd his
associates into Long Acre affairs two or
three years ago
Whatever the value or the validity of
the other intangible assets, there Is no
doubt whatever thnt the electric light
franchise which the Manhattan Transit
controlled through Its control of the I,ong
Acre stock was n real though intangible
asset. That fact has been established in
the courts in the course of a long and
bitter litigation between the long Acre
company and the Edison company. Tho
most important law suit was liegun as
long ago as ltioe, when Supreme Court
Justice Dowllng granted a peremptory
mandamus to compel the Consolidated
Telegraph nnd Electrio Subway
pany, whose conduits nre used by the
Edison company, to permit the I.ong Acre
company the use of its conduits for a
cable, The mandamus has since lieen
upheld by the Appellate Division and the
Collrt nf Appeals
Again nn application of tho company
to Issue $10,000,000 preferred stock and
$50,000,000 bonds so thut it might begin
business In earnest wns refused by the
,10' having Keen propitious.
Thn Manhattan Transit Company.
which controls the majority of tho out
standing $.Vi,ikhi stock of tho long Aero
Company, has Itself $fl,ono,iKKi stock out
standing Tlio stock has been kicked
around tho curb market for years and
could be bought yesterday nt $1 78 a share
It is probable that negotiations are under
way for transfer of control of the slock
of the long Acre Company to tho same
peopl't who bought tho control of thn
bonds, However, that is not considered
essential to the control of the long Acre
Company Control of tho bonds with the
power of foreclosure is regarded ns suf.
Thn upshot of yesterday's transaction
accordingly seems to be that, though
trivial In the mony involved, it relieves
the Consolidated Oas nnd EdKm Electrio
companies of the menace of competition,
strengthens their control of the gas and
electrio lighting and gas nnd electrio
heating business In Manhattan and The
MARCONI MAY LOSE AN EYE.
Inventor SprloHnly llnrt In Anln A c
eldent In Itnly.
Svrelal Caile Deipati'i to tne Kt:v.
Brum, Italy. Sept. 2S. William Mar
coni, Inventor of the wireless telegraph,
may lose the Bight of his right eye as
the result of nn automobile nccldent to
clay near llorghntto, whero his machlni
hit (mother nnd both wero overturned,
Slgnorn Marconi, who was with hl
Tho other automobile was occupied
by seven Venetian women, and five wero
thrown to the roadway but wero not
hurt. Slgnor Marconi was driving his
car. In which were also his secretary
nnd chauffeur. Ho had visited his wire
less station nt Coltnno nnd was on his i
way home. The collision took place on
a curve where the other machine loomed
up so suddenly thut the Inventor did
not have time to turn out.
He was brought to-night to the Royal
Naval Hospital here, where n specialist
made an examination of the Injured eye.
He cannot tell until the swelling goes
down whether or not tho sight of the
eye will be lost. Slgnor Marconi has a
temperature of 100 degrees nnd Is suf
fering great pain.
DOROTHY HESLER MARRIED.
Ilnl Not ninl Snrarnn Who IV
Conrl-Mnrtlnllril nn Her Account.
CtilCAiiO. Sept. 25. Miss Dorothy
Hesler, daughter of the late Dr. Fred
erick Hesler. u surgeon In the L'nlted i
States Navy, who now lives with her
: mother In F.vnnton, wns married to-day
'to Harold L. Dahl, a real estate broker
of Los Angeles, Col.
Miss Hesler was the central figure In
n navy court-martial In the Fast sev
eral months ago, shortly after nn an
nouncement of her engagement to Dr.
Robnett. a surgeon In the navy.
In company with Paymaster Auld of
tho navy Dr. Robnett had trouble with
Dr. Fdward Cowles, a Iloston physician
whom Miss Hesler accused of annoying
her. The trouble occurred nt a navy ball
In Charlestown. At the court-martial
Miss Hesler testified for her fiance and
the young paymaster. Shortly arter
ward It was whispered that the engage
ment between Miss Hesler and Dr. Rob
nett hnd been broken.
"We met Just last summer," said Miss
Hesler to-day. "Harold had been away
out In Los Angeles making his fortune.
As soon ns 1 saw him I knew he was
the one nnil only man I could love and
whom I cared to marry."
"You have declared your unbelief In
short engagements," It was suggested.
"Well, circumstances alter cases.
When you meet the right person you
don't hesitate about short or long en
gagements or anything else."
'LOOT" DIAMONDS ON DOORSTEP.
I'ollerninu Kind Mm. Ilnrtahornr's
:i,IMM Rrarelrt for Her.
As Policeman Henry F. Praetz of the
Fast Sixty-seventh slri-et station was
passing the home of James M. Harts
borne nt 40 Fast Sixty-fifth street nt
h o'clock Inst night he saw something
glittering on the doorstep and found It
to be ii brncelet of platinum set with
The policeman put the ornament Into
his pocket and hurried to the stntlon
to show It to Capt. Dominic Henry. A
Jeweller put n valuation of $3,000 on it.
Capt. Henry und Policeman Praetz In
quired nt severnl houses nnd finally
rang the bell nt 40. Mrs. Hartshorne
came to the door.
"Have you found my bracelet?" wns
her first question.
Mrs. Hartshorne desctlbed the brace
let and got It. She said she must havo
lost It when she returned from the
Colony Club nt 5:30 In the afternoon.
Policeman Praetz 'has been on the
force sixteen months. He was men
tioned nt the Aldermanlc Investigation
ns having tieen nrrAsted and fulling to
report It when he applied for admission
to the Police Department. Ho wns
locked up when h boy for building n
bonfire In the street.' Mrs. Hnrtshorne
wanted to reward him, but was told
that It was against police rules. Jnme
M. Hartshorne Is connected with the
banking llrm of Hnrtshorne. llogert &
PateUe at 2.1 Grand street.
EIGHT PULLMANS IN DITCH.
Itrllet It ii shell liy Aulomiihllr (n
Scene nf t.roritln Wrrrk, i
Romk, Ga., Sept. 25. It la reported,
that eight Pullman cars went Into a i
ditch at Plnlnvllle, twelve miles north of i
here to-night, when Southern Railway
passenger train 1 1 wns derailed.
Relief pat ties In automobiles are rush-
lng to the scene from this city.
The wires nre down nnd details of tho
accident have not been received.
i HER GEMS BLOW OUT OF WINDOW
I Mrs! Page' llalhrnhr Containing
I .lev) els 1'lekeil t p hy Mnn,
I Mrs, Jennie Page, wife of Jnmes Page,
In thi-ntrlcul man of 300 West Forty
ninth street, was In her bathroom yes-
. terday afternoon nnd laid her robo on
the wlndnws!l!. In n pocket of the robe
j was Jewelry worth $S00 nnd tho house
I A gust of wind cnught the robe nnd
Mrs. Page heard the click of tho key as
' It dropped to Ftghth nvenue below. She
! went to tho window nnd saw a mnn
pick up the key nnd the chamois bag
I of valuables. She leaned out of tho;
; window and shouted to the man, but ho
I walked away.
"VILLAGE OF AKIN" DEFACED.
fnmv nt the Fori .lohiismillea Didn't
I, Ike iinresinnii' Munii, j
I'TK'A, Sept, 25, Some one Invaded
the premises of Representative Theron
Akin In Fort Johnson somo thno after I
midnight this morning und defaced a
large sign benrlng tho words, "This is
the Village of Akin," which the Con-
gressmnn hnd mused to be plnced In j
front of his residence. The Incident Is
nn outgrowth of the controversy which
reached n head when the residents of
that little village, ut n recent town
meeting, voted to change the name of 1
the village from Akin to Fort Johnsiic, '
The name Akin hnd been given it sev-
ernl years ago In honor of tho Reprc- 1
drink rnnsii i iticssf.ii iitAir. ji ice.
W e pttii It rlini la your sight.
It. T. DEWEY a SO.NS (.0., Ut fultoa St., N. Y, ,
BANK MANAGER WROTE
WIFE OF DOUBLE LIFE
J. K. Valentine Went Abroad
With (lirl and llaby Ten
KEPT TWO Al'AHTMKNTS
Now Love More Than All tho
World, He Confessed Spouse
The story of a husband's confession
nnd of the sudden departure last Feb
ruary of James R. Valentine, manager
of u Columbus nvenue branch of tho
Colonial Hank, came out In the Supreme
Court yesterday, when Mrs. Hlsa H. Vol
entitle asked Justice Guff for nllmony
und counsel fees pending a suit for
separation on the ground of abandon
ment. The court gave her $50 a month
nnd frmnunl fnn nt tinn
' ' I
... 1, . .. .... . . . -Ill .llll, 3L-Fl. J. 1 III. UUMtllllll IU1I-
Mrs. alentlne said that until Febru-jwnVH aVe plnre(1 a 1(H on kMnc
nry 14 Inst her husband was manager of, trulns. platforms or the premises of tho
the branch of the bnnk nnd was also 1 compnnles.
president of a stable company, of which' T,,c decree Issued by the rallwayn Is
he was tho chief owner. On the morning ! dl"; !" in Innocent behavior of a man
, ,,,, . .. .. . , , . nnd his wife who boarded a train after
ff ri?Jfy 1 1 ? he bV h?r, ""I" cycling tour. The woman, who was
" Ct, ?.T '? wa" cus,om; I fatigued, laid her head on her husband's
? . . ,", V i"1.0 . T,alhoulder and he, placed his arm around
Mm? S , o l'Vi1, rp1,Urn,homu The other passengers on the cor
that night, but the following day a ' ,,, not llk(. ,, aml jmmmoncd the con
letter came from him which said: .doctor. They accused the couple of
Just n line to say that I will not be homo, kissing and asked the conductor to make
hb i om nctinnroKcn hi myseir. I 111 ,
explain In full when able to write. Every
thing Is 0. K at tho bank l)o not worry
about mo as I nm not worthy of your
thoughts. urn all ut fault.
I. It VAt.r.XTt.VK.
A few duys Inter Mrs. Vnlentlne said
she received the following letter, writ
ten February 20:
Dfah Ki.sa It Is certainly hard for me
to declare myself juct what 1 am. but I
have held back tlio truth long enough I
will bsgln nnd tell all to you. as It will be
liettur for both of us, mid will clear my
tnlnd of the nwful secret. Thn last Words
my good mother spoke to me cre to say
she would rather see me dead than to marry
roil, and declared If I did she would leave
a curse on me. and I would never bo happy
At times I was happy, but the last few
years 1 was not, and slowly my love for you
linseed away nnd Into my life another per
son came, who nmilo me happy, and, un
known to you, I have met this unknown
person and been friendly with her. with the
result that n baby was born to us, u boy,
now ten months old.
I love his mother nnd he above all thintrs
In this world, and it has been a lontr. bitter
fight within me to livo as I hare done, nnd
try nnd pretend to live as I should, but the
good lord above, I trust, has directed me
to take the right course, either to continue
with you, or desert the other and our dear
baby. 1 could not do that, so this Is the full
I rill li of the awful silence I often main
tained tiod, I hope, will have merev on me, and I
ask his blessing for you, and hope Im takes
good csre of you. I have treated you very
mean, I feel It now, but the bridge wus
crossed before I knew how far I had gone.
1 am going away for a rest, and try to
live down this awful sorrow With bitter
tears, I close this, my full confession. Yours
truly. Jam is.
Mrs. Yalentlne said thnt after she got
tne seconu letter sue nnu an investlga-
thin made and found thnt her husband!
had maintained a home for Miss Ger-.
trude Cornwell at 631 East 138th street I
and 1216 Hoe nvenue. The Rronx. Sh jj
said he kept nn nuto for himself nnd !
.Miss mrnwell and that he and Miss
Cornwell nnd the baby left for Kurope
on Februnry 24.
Through the treasurer of the stable
company controlled by her husband she
received 100 a month until June, bnt
hns had nothing since, she said. Bhe
told the court her only property con
sists of furniture worth $750, Jewelry
valued nt $1,000 nnd $873 In savings
banks. She submitted to the court tha
baptismal certificate for the baby men
tioned In her husband's letter,
Vnlentlno was not represented In
court, nnd the allowance, of nllmony
wns made under nn offer to Mrs. Val
entine's nttorney, H. H. Rltterbusch, by
persons nctlng In Vnlentlne's behalf.
OPIUM ENSLAVES WHITES.
.luilace Hough Rrllrvei Number nf
Vlellinn Ii (Jrnvrlnu Alnrmlniclr.
Judge Charles M. Hough, who yester
day sentenced Frank L. Cooper, nn ex
I'nlted Stntes army civil engineer, to
six months on Ulnckwcll's Island for'
running n "smoking den" on West I
Thirty-ninth street, said In court that I
opium smoking Is growing alarmingly;
Judge Hough said he had good reason
to bellevo that 250,000 pounds of tho
drug are unlawfully brought Into this
country ench year, whereas the records
show that only 70,000 pounds nre Im
ported for medicinal purposes nnnually.
"My Investigation of opium smok
ing," said the Judge, "lends mo to
believe that It Is thn selling of the
drug by white men to white persons
that sprends this horrible vice. Maybe
the Chinaman hns to havo his opium,
but there Is no excuse for tho white
man cngnglng In this trnftllc."
SAVES HIS TWIN BROTHER.
Ms-Yrar-Old l.onrs Foot nnil .May
I, one III I, lie,
Fdward nnd Jumes See, six-year-ohl
twins, stnrted yesterday morning hum!
In hand for Public School 20, near their
home nt 80 Amity street, Hrooklyn.
Their mother nnd their uncle, Patrick
Coyne, watched the lads from tho
porch ns they went nwny. i
At Hicks street a trolley cur ran
down IMwnrd nnd pinioned him under
the forwnrd truck, but not beforo ho
hnd pushed Ills brother out of danger.
The mother and uncle took the In
jured boy after he had been released '
to the Long Island College Hospital
where It was found that his right foot
had been so badly mangled that It hid
to be amputated. The doctors fear that
he may not recover.
ax onf w oi.tiMsr faiik t ia
DALTIMOnr. A OHIO TO MA.NT PAt'iriC
Cott point. Sept. 31 to Oct, 9.-,Ur.
RUN TRAIN WITH BATTERIES. I
Snc ci-aaTnl Trlsl nf Killson Invention
for Much Purpose, I
The lirst railroad train operated by
storage batteries equlpiwd with a mul
tiple unit control, ran yesterday after
noon from tho Pennsylvania station to
long lloach and back. Tho train, which
was designed by Italph II. lloach, presi
dent of tho I'odornl Storage llattety Car
Company of Bllvor Lake, N. J., consisted
of threo cars. It was oqulpud with Kdison
storage batteries and Is owned by t'ho
United Hallways Company of Cubit.
The run of twonty-llvo miles was made
in CO minutes and the return trip in the
same time. One hundred and twenty
railroad men, electricut ongineors and
business men mada the trip. On the nr
rlvul of the train at long Beach u lunch
was given to his guests on tho trip by th
inventor, Mr. Peach.
Mr. Peach made u short speech In which
lie said that his train had been made
possible only through tho genius of Mr.
NO KISSING ON BAVARIAN R. R.'S.
A Mnn Cnu't liven Ilia Ills Wife
(iond-by In This Manner.
Sptctitt Cable DtupaleK to Tn Hr.
l' . . . n- ,r' i . .. 1 1 l .. 1 1
them belinve themselves.
The husband complained to the au
thorities of the action of tho conductor
In Interfering with him. He denied the
kjsslng charge, but the officials seem to
have assumed that he was guilty and
Issued the decree referred to above pro
hibiting kissing on trains or railroad
property In thu future.
MT. WRANGELL LN ERUPTION.
l.avn Pluirlnic From Nrvrn Craters
llovin Across thr lilarlern.
H cattle, Sept. 25. Mount Wningell,
the most widely known of tho smoking
volcanoes of Alaska, .again la In erup
tion, according to advices from Vaidez.
Lieut. Prosser of the Signal Corps, who
returned from Vnldez, reports that
Mount Wrnngell Is throwing out large
volumes of smoke and lava.
Instead of one crater there nre now nt
least seven vents, he said, nnd with the
aid of Held glasses lavu can be seen
Issuing from the openings and flowing
down across the glaciers.
From Kotslnn It Is reported that the
sulphurous fumes are so strong thnt
prospectors working near Kotslnn. gla
cier have been driven out.
JUDGE FACES CONTEMPT CHARGE.
Member of Youkrr City Court CUnl
lij- .lustier fiernrd.
Supreme Court Justice Gerard yes
terduy granted on application to punish
City Court Judge Joseph H. Uen.ll of
Yonkers for contempt of, court unless
he appears Monday afternoon at U0
Wall street to testify before trial In a
suit of the New Jersey Suburban Water
Company against the New York and
New Jersey Water Company. Judge
Henll at once filed nn appeal nnd It Is
expected that staying proceedings will
be ordered until the Appellate Division
decides the appeal.
The complaint alleges thnt tho water
companies hnd relations for years In
supplying wnter to New Jersey munici
palities and tho plaintiff wants nn ac
counting. Judge. Reall refused to testify under
I nn order of tho court on tho ground
thnt tho suit was brought only to meet
n claim of Turner A. Reall,
ITALIAN AVIATOR KILLED.
Army Mrntennnt Falls In Ills Death
Sptcial ('able Detpatci to Tar. Sew
Rome,, Sept. 25. Lieut. Ragazznnl, an
army avlntor, fell with his aeroplane nt
Mlraflorl to-day and wns killed Instantly.
LYNCHING PARTY USES AUTO.
Louisiana VlKllante Stop Train and
Take .Negro Slarrr of La yrr.
Grano Cane, Ln Sept. 25. Forty
masked vigilantes In nutos Inst night ,
lynched Samuel Johnson, n negro, who I
slew Percy Alexander, n Shreveport at- .
torney. Tho negro had been In Jnll at !
Alexandria, but was taken to Shreve-1
port to be held until his trial next,
month. Two deputies wero with the
prisoner aboard n fast passenger train :
when It stopped here. I
At Grand Cane six nutomohlle loads
of masked men were In wnltlng nnd evl-;
dently hnd been Informed of the officers' j
plnn to take the negro from the train,
there nnd curry him by n circuitous
route to Shreveport,
The deputies wero forced to glvo up I
their mnn, nnd scnrcely had tho train!
pulled out of the station beforo the
black was hanged to a tree.
TO MAKE A DOG PAY FOR BITE.
Hoy Who tint If 1,0411 Dnmngen nml
Can't Collect WmiU Hint Snlil.
An application wus made In tho City
Court yesterday to have n bulldog sold
to help pay n Judgment against his
owner for d.imnges because tlio dog
bit u boy. Tho dog Is owned by Fred
erick Drumm of 4,10 Pleasant nvenue.
Drumm was sued In behulf of Fred
erick Scuck, 15 years old, of 501 West
122d stl cot, for damages on nccount
of the bite und got Judgment for $1,013.
A lawyer representing the boy told
the court yesterday Hint tho only prop
erty belonging to Drumm, with the
exception of the dog, which had been
found to apply on tho Judgment was
sold for $30. The court reserved de
cision on the application for thu dog's
Ilri'iirrri lrto tni'lim-oli",
S'Ptembtr o i-M (ltchn I IYnnti.
r.la llallroml Onlj tVi cmml trip (mm cu
orl llclftt tool irturnlnr to resell dcitli'.d
I Hon helofe midnight uctuLcr 8. adi. u
WILSON IN POLL '
Has Clear Majority in d
ROOSEVELT IS WEAK
Shift to Him From Taft Vote in.
J00 Is Slight, Com
paratively. TAFT'S SHOWING IS TOOR
President Has Small Per Cent
Only of Ills Vote Four
In the subjoined table Is given th;
result of The Sun's poll of four elec
tion district In New York county oil
the Presidential candidates. They werti
selected as representative district
that is, districts where what might b
called the "averogo voter" predominate.
They nre not districts In which hlh
brows, officeholders or cltlxens of foreign
birth or porcntagn are unduly repre
sented. The election district, designated as B.
D. Is given by number In the table, and
tho Assembly district, designated by A.
D., of which tt Is r fractional part, fol.
Result of The Sun's Poll of
Four Election Districts.
l-.DA.D Wilson, velt. Taft.
24 23 ... .167 94 105
24 35 . . . .118 25 46
5 6 . . . 214 94 49
13 7 .... 2o 25 25
Totals. ... 525 233 225
Combined Taft-Roosevelt vote,
Wilson's majority, 62.
Wilson's plurality over Roose
Official vote of same districts
F..DA.D Taft. Bryan. Hisgcn.
24 23 363 99 11
24 35 ... 192 103 10
5 f ... .206 214 7
13 7 . . . .179 181 11
Totals 940 597 39
Taft's majority. 304.
Taft's plurality over Bryan, 33.
How the voters have shifted
To Wilson from
H.DA.D Bryan. Taft. Hisgen.
24 23 ....131 11 2
24 35 o 4
5 6 .... 75 58 13
13 7 .... 1 9 3
Totals 303 78 22
To Roosevelt from
E.DA.D Bryan. Taft. Hisgen.
24 23 .... 16 44 8
24 35 .... 0 11 3
5 6 .... 18 53 1
13 7 .... 5 8 1
Totals 39 116 13
To Taft from
E.DA.D Bryan. Taft. Hisgen.
24 23 .... 4 79 4
24 35 .... 0 34 4
5 6 .... 7 28 0
13 7 .... 1 18 1
Totals 12 159 9
Vote indicated for 1912 by
candidates' percentages in The
E.DA.D Wilson, velt. Taft.
24 23 ....217 124 132
24 35 ...189 43 73
5 6 ... 256 111 60
13 7 ....126 122 122
Totals... .788 400 387
Combined Taft-Roosevelt vote,
Wilson's majority. 1.
Wilson's plurality over Roose
For this straw vote The Sr.v selected
four election districts that are Inter
esting In themselves and that seem to
bo representullvo districts It) four parts
of the city Washington Heights, The
Hronx, tho lower West Side nnd the
lower Fast Side. Taft carried two nf
them tho uptown districts In 1908,
and llryan the other two.
Tut: SfN's canvassers left a blank;
ballot with each voter, together with
an envelope to be sealed nnd called
for two or throe days later. Tho voter
wns nskeii to express his preference
among Tuft, Wilson nnd Roosevelt and
to Indicate whether ho voted for Taft,
llryan or Hisgen four years arc. The
proportion of the men so canvassed
who sent their sealed ballots to The
Sr.v wns agreeably large, except In tha
care of the lower West Side district,
whose return was 76 straw votes
against a total of 371 votes cast for
Tnft, Itrynn nnd Hisgen In the 1304
The straw ole polled on Washing,
um Heights wis MS In The Hronx UD
nnd In the 'mer Hist Kid! 357
The Ivven district of Washington
Htlfihts utrrtrd by Tnft In 130 and
now apparently for WlUon la a good