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THE SUN, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1912.
TURKS RETAKE I KILISSEH? Rumor in Constantinople that Ottomans Turned Defeat to Victory. NEWS OF BIG BATTLE Kcport that Turks Killed J 6,000 Bulgars Near Adrianople. SCI"! ART'S FALL LIKELY Montenegrins Demmul Tts Sur render Greeks Let- Enemy Slip Away. Special Cable Tictpatch to Tm Srs. London, Oct. 26. There In a persis tent rumor In Constantinople that tlip Turks have retaken Kirk KIll.wli, which fell to the Ilulgars on Thursday lifter three das of tho hottest sort of lighting. There comes word nlso from the Turk ish capital that a great battlo lias hecn fought at Kntllkol. northwest of Adrian ople, whrro sixteen thousand Ilulgnrlans were killed. Tho Turkish losses arc admitted to have been heavy. Tho Turks lay they captured a number of Uul Ittrlan officers and men and some Kims. The date when the battle was fought Is not given. The Bulgarians are said to have cap tured Nevrekop, on tho way from Sofia to the sea, and within a short dlstanco ef the Orient Hallway. f tlzah Bey's army of 22,000 men, which was driven from Kcrflclje and was be tween the clIITs of Mount Plelra and tho victorious Greeks, has made its escape to the IMerlra Mountains. The Turkish Minister of War In an Interview sars that It Is probable that Scutari may fait to tho Montenegrins, but that Its capture Is of little Im portance. He says that Turkey will punish Montenegro as soon ns she Is done with Servla and Bulgaria. The Montenegrins turned, captured Turlilbh guns at Chlorka on Scutari ami the bombardment of that place Is expected. Montencgr-m emissaries have entered the town to demand Ha capitu lation and the Turks have withdrawn their garrison to the southern heights of Zadrlna. This Is thought to be tho tlrft move toward evacuation. The Servians have taken liuchltrlm and Gllan in their march south from ,N'ovl Bazar upon LTskub. A Turkish battleship which had been in the bombardment of Varna came to Constantinople for repairs. There had been an explosion aboard. The report that Mukhtar Tasha, the Turkish commander at Kirk KUIsseh, was killed Is not true. His son was cap tured by the victorious Ilulgars. There' Is nothing from the Turkish Ide In regard 'to the battle at, Kou manovo. Servian reports from Belgrade and Vranja persist In stating that the Servians achieved a great victory. Five thousand Turks are reported to have been killed at Koumanovo and the place Is said to be held by the Servians. There arc no Independent accounts In regard to the fighting at Koumanovo or at Kirk Klllsseh. Nothing has been received In dicating fighting anywhere throughout yesterday. KIRK KILISSEH RETAKEN? Wild Ramor In Constantinople of Turkish Victory. Constantinople, Oct. 25. There was a rumor In circulation here to-night that the Turks recaptured the town of Kirk Kllts&ch early to-day. This town was taken by the Bulgarians yesterday after two days severe fighting. it Is reported that a great battle has occurred at Kadikol, northwest of Adri anople. Sixteen thousand Bulgarians are said to hae been killed. The Turkish losses re admitted to have been severe. Tho 1 urks, according to the report, captured a number of guns and many officers and mn of tho Bulgarian army. Tim day en which this battlo took place Is not Muted. The Minister of War is quoted In an Inwnlew as referring lightly to Scutari and admitting that Its capture by tho Montenegrins was probable, as Turkey was as j-ft unable to spare any troops In rcenforte those now at that place. H added that when the Servians and Bulgarians: had been beaten It would be child's play to punish the Montencg nuns and the Greeks. The Inhabitants of Uskub, Albania, are hastening south. SHELLED FLEEING TURKS. Biilenrlnn Tim Kill -J,OnO at Kirk Klllaach. fptciil Cable Deipalrli to Tn Srs. Smi.a Z.woka, Oct. 25. The report that .Mukhtar i'ashn, the Turkish com mander at Kirk Klllsseh, was captured w " u the Bulgarians occupied that '"'.mi Is rmt true. It was his son Ahmed w'i" was among tho prisoners. " Is mated thHt tho Bulgarian artll I'ry taught tho Turks as they were fleo Inn from Kirk Klllsseh. Tho Ottoman f"'( was severely shelled, 2,000 being ! 'licit The Turks were pursued be vnd Visa. Bulgarians and not Servians have captured NYirekop. Tho war correspondents are still held ii lure and there, an; only brief official '.-i"menls on which to form an opinion of 'he result of the lighting at Kirk vll'!w.ri, and these aro not accompanied ry anv precise details. It Is not known how many were engaged anil the losses on either Fldo and tho number of prnners and trophies captured are "limlly uncertain. Nothing, however, '"s a doubt on tho fart that the Hul K'Tlnri lctory was a great one and tho remit was far beyond tho most san Kiilne expectations of the Bulgarians, "nr., although they were entirely confl nfnt cf the result, nover expected to mak such rapid progrcrs. Wne Ferdinand and the Princes, Lieut Sherman Miles, U. 8. A., and tho other attaches attended a great Te Deum service at the cathedral. EXPECT FALL OF SCUTARI. Montenegrin Kent to Demand Mnr rr inter of Capital. Special Cable Oeepatch to Tim Srs. Cetti.vje, Oct. 25. After capturing the Turkish position at Chlorka the Montenegrins turned the Turkish guns on Scutari, where several houses In tho Mohammedan quarter wcro set on Arc. Montenegrin emissaries have gone to demand tho surrender of Scutari from the Turks. The reply is anxiously awaited. TURKISH SHIP DISABLED. Kxplnalnn on Wnrahln Puts Her on (rippled 1,11. Special Cable Tletpateh to Tat Scs. BuciiAnEST, )ct. 2.I. A passenger from Constantinople says that ono of the Turkish battleships which were en gaged in tho bombardment of Varna has returned to Constantinople In tow. She was injured by an explosion on board. The Turkish Admiral Is Boverely crit icised for wasting ammunition at Varna, as tho naval supplies arc very short. It Is rumored that Varna was again bombarded yesterday. NO RESISTANCE TO GREEKS. Tnrka Flee Ilrfnrr Them, la Ilrport From Athena. Special Cable lepatche to Tn 8c. Athens, Oct. 25, A despatch from Servla (Serttdje) says tho CrowruBrlnco of Greece has arrived there. Tho latest advices are that the Greek armies nre sweeping the Turks beforo them. Tho Turks are offering practically no re sistance. Tho American Greek reservists had the signal honor of forming the first Greek regiment to enter Lorlssa. The townspeople aro ghlng the victorious army, headed by Prlnco Constantlnr, an Indescribable ovation. There are 70.000 men In the command. This Is the first time In 450 years that a Greek Prince at the head of an army has penetrated Macedonia. King George and Prince George arrived at Larlssa to-night. Com u, Oct. 25. The Austrian ntcamcr Cruz with tOO Greek reservists from New York arrived here to-day. APPEAL FOR MONTENEGRINS. Ited Cm Asks Fonda to Care for Mlrk and Wounded. An appeal tias been sent out by the Red Cross, New York chapter, for aid for the Montenegrins, signed by Prof. Pupin of Columbia. It says: "Several requests and most emnhalio nppeals have been received from the Bed Iron of Montenegro. Ilw brave mountaineers of this country wero the first to htart tho present Balkan con flagration. They have fought bravely and aro still following, the battle cry. "Freedom and tho inalienable riahta of man!' They are sacrificing their life blood to free their kinsmen in Macedonia and Old Servla from bonds of abject slavery. Their humbly equipped hospitals are overcrowded with sick and wounded. - "The barren mountains of Montenegro provide but a scanty living for its inhabi tants and the little kingdom is as poor as it is brave. Their means for taking care of the wounded aro extremely small. According: to latest information there were but four field surgeons to take care of a thousand wounded. Suffering is terrible. I apeal to the free and pro jierous eopleof the United States toeome to tho rescue of my sulTering brethren in Montenegro who have offered their bravo lives so that their kinsmen in Mac edonia and Old Servia may bo free and enjoy the inalienable rights of man." Jacob It. SchitT is treasurer of the New York chapter of tho American Ued Cross and donations may be sent to him. ROBERTS'S WARNING SECONDED. Admiral Ilrreafortl Too hays I'nif- Inml la Unprepared for War. Special Cable ttetpatch to Tils Six. London, Oct. 25. Admiral Lord Charles Berosford. tho Unionist member of Parlia ment from Portsmouth. In a speech at Portsmouth to-day seconded the re marks of Field Marshal lxrd Roberts in regard to Great Britain's Insecurity. Lord Roberts made his speech at Man chester threo days ago and pointed a warning finger at Germany. His state ments created a sensation owing to the dangers lurking in the pretent Balkan situation. Lord Charles Beresford in his speech to day said: Great Britain's position was never so serious. Nobody can tell where the Balkan war will end. Germany alone of the nations of Europe can afford to look at the present international situation with unconcern, because her defences are sufficient and efficient. "Even if the Government started to repair the past neglect it would in many respects bo too late." Lord Charles Bereaford placed tho period of Great Britain's danger within the next thirty montlm and asserted that it is impossible to build the needed ships in that time. STRAUSS LEADS NEW OPERA. 'Arliulnr Auf Xomi" Cordially He crlveil by I'.uropran t'elrbrltlra. Special Cable Detpatch to Tne Sex. Stuttgart, Oct. 25. Ulchnrd Strauss's "Arladno auf Noxos" was 'produced here to-night with the author himself conducting. The performance was an excellent ono and tho opera was cor dially received by a big audience, which contained celebrities from all parts ot Kuropo. Tho opinions of the critics as to the merits of tho work differ, but It Is gen erally considered that much of the mu sic Is beautiful. EXTORTION CLAIM DEFEATED. IluebeKNe lie Talleyrand (Anna t.nulil) Upheld ! I.rlpslr t'nnrt. I.Kirsic, Oct. 25. The Imperial Su preme Court yesterday declared that an attempt to obtain $106,500 from tho DwhesKo do Talleyrand (Anna Gould) was founded on extortion and usury, A representative of a real estate com pany having claims against the Due do Tallyrund sent a representative In seo them In Berlin and ho forced thn Duchess to sign a note for tho amount under threat of arrest. Thn court held that tho noto was not valid. Tlmae NallluK nn the l.aennla. Special Cable leipatih to Tnn 6iv. London, Oct. 25. .Mrs. Edmund L. Baylies. Frederick 8. Bliss, Mr. and Mrs. H. I). Iiiirnhain, Ira N. Morris and Sir Algernon and Lady Firth nailed for New York to-day ou the steamship Laoonia. CARUSO AS PROSECUTOR Snys Cliniiffcttr He Accuses Is Cnmorrlst Chosen to Kill llim. BLACKMAIL IS ADMITTED Tenor's Suit for Dcfamntion of Chnrncter Tnkes Scnsn llonnl Turn. Special Cable Despatch to Tna Sex Milan, Oct. 25. Tho trial of the suit for defamation of character brought by Knrlco Caruso, tho tenor, against Slg norlna Glachettl, the operatic singer; a theatrical agent named l.orla, a Jour nalist named Mlcallssl and a chauffeur was continued to-day. The written ovl denco of the absent defendant Lorla was read. He proclaimed his own Innocence and declared ho was tho Victim of a gang of Neapolitan blackmailers win surrounded Slgnor Caruso when the lat ter was In New York. Ho Inculpated Mlcallssl, who admitted that he hud attempted to blackmail the tenor and to suborn witnesses at the In stigation of Hlgnorlna Glachettl and Chauffeur Bonatl when he was without work and starving with a sick wife and children. Mlcallssl weeplngly begged Caruso's forgiveness. Ho recalled tho tenor's generosity and appealed for mercy from the court. Slgnor Caruso, moved to tears, shook hands with Mlcallssl, saying that he recognized the fact that Mlcallssl had been made the tool of his (Caruso's) enemies. Tho lawyers cross-examined Mlcallssl, who specified tho sums of money ho had received from Hlgnorlna Glachettl and Bonatl. The latter, on being examined, recounted his relations with the slgnorlna, whom he consoled when she was forsaken by Caruso. Bonatl blamed Mlcallssl and accuse! him of false evidence. Slgnor Caruso, showing deep emotion, then explained the vicissitudes of his relations with the accused woman. De spite her unfaithfulness, lie said, he did not forget that she was the mother of his children. Henco he continued to make her allowances. Caruso, during his testimony, mado thn sensational assertion that Slgno rlna Glachettl had confessed that Ho matl was a Camorrist chosen to kill him," for which fact she became his (Caruso's) mistress with the object of saving his life. The tenor, on cross-examination, ad mitted that he had spent $5,000 rent for Slgnorlna Glachettl's villa for three months and when In London paid a $100 wine bill for the woman. The police commissioner who fol-. lowed on the stand declared that Mlca llssl had confessed that he was bribed by Slgnorlna Glnchettl and llomatt. An other witness testified that the woman accused Caruso of offences out of spite and revenge. At this point the pro ceedings were adjourned. CHEAPER MEAT FOR GERMANY. Home Production Moat Re Pro teelnl Thnaah, in .Chancellor. Berlin. Oct. 25. Chancellor von Beth-mann-Hollneg In a speech In the Prus sian Diet to-day said that the Govern ment was willing to lend a helping hand In view of the dearness of meat, but its duty permanently was to keep the homo meat production Independent of foreign countries. He declared that economic Independ ence was closely Interwoven with the Independence of Germany's political po sition. Germans ought to recognize this fact and be prepared during periods ot abnormal markets to make some sacri fices In behalf of the fatherland. The Chancellor remarked' that the growth of the frozen meat trade In Kngland synchronized with the de cline of the cattle raising In that coun try, and warned Germans against any step which would jeopardize their agrl cultnre, on which their Independence rested. Tho Chancellor announced that the Government proposed to spend $3,000, 000 In cultivating waste land, especially in Hast Krlesland, and also to allot part of the Crown domains for small holdings, with a view of stopping the emigration from the rural districts to the totvus. NEW CHINESE LOAN "RATIFIED. llelKlan Hunk Ofllclnla Deny rtu. mora to Contrary. Special Cable Detpalch to taz Sex Brussels, Oct. 25. The officials of tho Belgian hank which Is financing the Chinese railway loan deny that the prin cipals In tho syndicate have refused to ratify the loan because China demanded an Immediate payment of 110,000,000 and France regarded this ns an uncon ditional loan and would refuse to allow It to bo quoted on the Bourse because of her obligations to the ether Powers. The Belgian bank people say the loan has been ratified and their agents In China have been Instructed to continue the payments which havo already be gun. Mlaa ronatanee W. Warren in Wed. Special Cable Vetpatch to Tna Scs, Paths, 'Oct. 25, The engagement Is an nounced of Count fluy Lasteyrle to Miss Constance V daughter of O, H. Warren of New York, GIRLS LOCKED IN ELEVATOR. Ileaeued by Policemen, Who Had to llrrak .llnnu Two Donra. Ten clrls received all tho romance they wanted lust night when they were locked for an hour and a half In the elevator In tho loft biiildlngatlMtol.lt West Seven teenth btreet. The only trouble was that there was but ono man with them, Emery llauklnxon, a uegro, who theoretically inn the elevator. I When the car, crowded with the girls leaving work, pasned tho third floor It stopped, Anil lliinklnson could send It neither up nor down. Then tho glrli heieamed and after a while they laughed iiml cried hysterically. Some of tho men In the building soon found thn source of thn erle and rushed to the West Seven tei nth street police Htatlon for help, which ihey round In the persons of Scrst. Coniif 11 and two stalwart patrolmen, . When the rescuers enine they found that It would be necessary to break down the door of Schumann A Hlmberc's tailoring shop nn thn third floor. , 'I hey got Into the inn n iw I then broke down tho elevator door, With this down thoy were able to le.ieh Into tho car and, grasping tho out stretched arms of the gills, pull them once more to freedom. Ilanklnson, like a trim commander, stuck to his car until the lust gill nail wen innieii urn, 'II, n trlrln retimed to crawl through the broken upper panel of the door anil solemnly mircneu aown toe ictir uro cacape, CZAREVITCH MYSTERY SEEP. Ilnaala'a Heir Improving Anareklat Plot l.ateat llnmor. Special Cable Deipatch to Till Six. St. t'ETERSDURa, Oct. 25. According to tho latest bulletins the Czarevitch Is Improving. To-day his temperature wub 101 and this evening it was 100.2. This morning his pulse was 128, this eve ning 122. Tho mystery In regard to the Teal nnturo of his malady Is still maintained. There aro many rumors In circulation alledgedly explaining the boy's aliment. Tho latest of these Includes a story to the effect that the heir to tho throno was stabbed by an anarchist either among tho crew of the royal yacht Standart or the employees of tho Im perial household. The stories of this nature havo produced a great demand for an explanation of the connection between Admiral Chagln's suicide and tho Czarevitch's Illness. Nn llffht wan I thrown on this by the known facts In regard to the Admiral's suicide yestcr-! day. The feature of one of tho anarchist stories Is that Admiral Chagln, who was commander of the royal yacht, pledged his honor to the Czar Jat every man of the crew was trust worthy. The story states that when tho Admiral learned of tho alleged at tack on the Czar's son by ono of the crew he took his life rather than suffer degradation' 1-ast night It was stated that the sweetheart of the Admiral had killed herself by cutting her throat with a razor. It was learned to-day, however, that the girl did not die. but is In a hospital. Her condition Is not serious and sho Is likely to live to enjoy the J25.000 which the Admiral bequeathed to her. VIGILANCE LEAGUE PUNS TO END VICE IN NEWARK "Committee of Ono Hundred" Calls Mass Meeting for Sunday Afternoon. Incensed at the Indisposition shown by the officials of Newark to obliterate vice conditions, which are declared to be rampamt there, prominent citizens have undertaken to "clean" the city and have culled a mass meeting for Sunday after noon to form a vigilance league. The meeting will take place at Proc tor's Theatre. H. Van Sant, chairman of the Committee of One Hundred for Clvlo Decency, and E. J. Randall, secretary and treasurer, have Issued the call. Men who have investigated the resorts win tell some or the things which they oncountered in their work. Among them will lie Curtis It. Burnett, Jerome T. Congleton, George F. Heeve. Edward T. Ward, A. V. Hamburg, Dr. Joseph Few smith, Dr. A. B.TwIchell, Peter Campbell. George W. Jaglo, David H. Merrltt, ex Judge'Jay Ten Eyck. Robert H. McCarter. Itichard C. Jenkinson, John Murray, Frederick H. Larter, James P. Dusen korry. Willard I. Hamilton. William Falrlle and Henry H. Dawson. LENT HER $50,000 DOWRY. lira. S. 8. lineman Claim 940,000 Whlrh Her Ilaaband Ilorronrd. The story of a $50,000 dowry given to Mrs. Margaret H. 1 layman before her marriage to Siegfried S. Hnyman came cut In the Hurrogate's Court yesterday when Mrs. Hayman, as administratrix of her husband's estate, presented a claim of $10,000 against the estate. Mrs. Hayman had filed an accounting, which showed that she allowed herself $10,360, which remained from the pro ceeds of tho sale of her husband's Stock Exchango seat after all the creditor had been paid In proportion. Emanuel Heller, father of Mrs. Hay man, testified that he had given $50,000 In checks to his daughter for her dowry and upon questioning by Surrogate Co. halan denied that his son-in-law was to have any part of the money, lie said his wlfo had Invested the $10,000 her husband didn't use. Harry W. Xewburgcr, attorney for Mrs. Hayman, testified that he knew Hayman bought his exchange scat with $40,000 borrowed from his wife. None of the creditors Is contesting Mrs. Hay man's claim, the lawyer said, and all have executed releases. The Surrogate then allowed the claim. DIES ON TRAIN RACING HOME. llmll C, Klrebman of Mnntclalr Waa llnrrylns From New Mexico. PlTTHBuno, Oct. 25. Emll C. Kirchman , 27 years old, of Montclalr, N. J., died to day on a train just as it was leaving Alli ance, Ohio, for Pittsburg. Mr. Kirchman had been in Albuquerque, N. Jl.. lor his health. He was accompanied by Dr. George F. McLandess of Montclalr. Last week the patient's condition be came alarming and Dr. McLandess de cided to try to get Mr. Kirchman home before he died. The physician sat with his arm about his dead friend until the train reached Pittsburg, whence tho body was sent to Montclalr. DRINK CURE STOCK WORTHLESS. fn,000,000 laanrd for Oppenbelmer Inatltute Is So Declared. Stock In the Oppenheimer Institute, which Is conducted by n Maine corporation that has Issued $3,000,000 worth ot stock, is worth less, according to an affidavit filed In the transfer tax proceedings on the ostate or Mrs. Julia Oppenheimer, wife of Dr. Isaao Oppenheimer of 60 East Slxty-sevenih street, who founded the drink cure Institute, Mrs. Oppenheimer owned 0.SOO shares of preferred stock, having a face value of $10 a share, and 5,000 shares of common. An affidavit by the treasurer of the cor- ? oration stated that the concern has llahlll les of $10,000 and Its sssots are problemat ics!. Mrs. Oppenheimer left an estate of $,M7. which consists chiefly of her eipilty In her residence propertv. Ber two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Warn and Mrs. Edith Anna llalser, rmelved only till, which consisted of a sav ings bank account put in trust for them. Admiral da Castries Dead. Special Cable Deepatch to Taa Ssa. PATHS, Oct, ii. Admiral l Castries Is itrad, Ue waa well known to American navnl officer.1! In Chinese waters. SPAltKS FllO.n THE TKLEtittAPn. Itlrhard Crurn was burned to death and property damage of 1100.000 done by Are Hihi ilentroyi'it seven brick buildings ut Hlilorado Springs, Mo., yesterday. The Jury In the rase of Myron Jordan, an editorial writer of Itock Island, charged Willi sending nhsreno literature through the malls, relumed a verdict of not guilty In I'eorla, III., yeaterday. John en rules, land agent nt the United Hutea Hteel Corporation, returned tram Kansas esleraay wun iw came wincn are tn be used for breeding purposes nn a ranrn near Conneaut, Ohio, by the Steel Corporation. nov Oradle of Chicago atopped a runaway horse In a Lna Angeles, (,'al., park two months ago and aaved Miss Anna curr from Injury. Thilr wealing will take laca to-day. MADEROTO SPARE LIFE OF GEN. FELIX DIAZ Mexican President Prevents Execution of Hebe!, Who'll Bo Imprisoned. TWO OF HIS STAFF. SHOT Gen. Diaz Ordaz Said to Bo Or ganizing New Ilcvolt in Oa.xaca. Mexico Citt, Oct. 25. U was an- nouncd to-dav that Gen. Kcllx Diaz, thn leader of tho latest Mexican revolt, who was captured at Vera Cruz, would not be nut to death. Tho life of thn revnlu fionary leader was spared, it was said, by President Madero against tho protests of his counsellors, Including his rela tives, who protested against tho grant ing of clemency. The leniency of the President did not extend, however, to Diaz's officers, and two of these, Major Zarato and Major Cuesta, wcro shot nt Vera Cruz this morning after a court-martial. It was said on high authority to day that Gen. Diaz would be sentenced to solitary confinement In some mili tary prison. Tho terms of the sen tence have been withheld. Thero' was a spilt In the Cabinet over tho punishment that should bo meted out. The majority of the mem bers favored tho death penalty. Presi dent Madero's uncle, Ernesto Madero, the Finance Minister, and his brother, Gustavo Madero, declared that death was tho only fitting penalty for tho crime. They urged that unless Diaz were dealt with summarily as an ob ject lesson to others his rebellion would break out afresh under another leader. Indeed It was said that Gen. Diaz Ordaz, who was associated with Madero at Vera Cruz and who escaped In the guise of a woman, was prepar ing to organize a new revolution In Oaxaca, Train service between Mexico city and Vera Cruz was resumed last night. The custom house at Vera Cruz has been rcopenei. P0RFIRI0 DIAZ IS SILENT. Itefases tn See Interviewer at Ilia Home In Parla. Special Cable Petpatch to Tnr. Sr.v. Pams, Ost. 25. Oen. Porflrio Diaz, the former President of Mexico," whose nephew, Gen. Felix Diaz, was the leader of the recently collapsed revolution at Vera Cruz, Mexico, refuses to lie inter viewed on tho present situation in the troubled country. Tun Scn correspondent has attempted to see tho former President since Monday', but he was informed on each visit that the General was either feeling Indisposed or was out. Gen. Diaz and his wlfo were greatly relieved to-night to learn that Presi dent Madero had shown clemency toward their nephew and that the lat ter would not be shot. There were nu merous callers to see the former Pres ident of Mexico, hut ho declined to re ceive any of them. Scnora Diaz drove off in' a closed carriage to tho Spanish church on the Avenue Freldtand an.d passed an hour In prayer. "MEXICO FOR, MEXICANS." Dill Introduced In Cancrrii Ilarrlna: Foreigners aa l.andhotdrra. Mexico Citt, Oct. 25. "Moxico for the Mexicans," is the slogan that has been taken up by a number of members of Congress. This antagonism toward foreigners has found expression in a bill which has just been introduced by the Deputy, J, T. Carreon, of Michcacan. It provides: "No foreigner or foreign company may acquire land or property in Mexico, and foreigners and foreign companies now holding land and property in this country shall be given five years in which to dispose of it, in default of which the Government shall appropriate land or proiierty. "From all great holdings of land, the Government may appropriate such land as is not under cultivation to bo distrib uted among tho poor. Tho poor may denounce land not under cultivation, paying for it a minimum price." KILLED BY SHOCK IN AQUEDUCT. Driller Toncbes Exposed Connection 4BO Feet BrloiT Ground, Frederick Schoonmackcrof 124 Buena Vista avenue, Yonkers. 28 years old. was shocked to death by electricity last night whllo working In shaft No. 11 of the, aqueduct, 450 feet below tho sur face of Mornlngsldo avenue and 121st street. Schoonmacker, who wan a driller, was making a small repair on tho switchboard and received a shock of 250 volts when ho touched an ex posed connection. Several doctors worked over him for two hours. The hody was taken to tho 12fth street police station. Schoonmacker was employed by the Flttsburg Construction Company. DICTAGRAPH CONVICTS TWO. Prisoners Dlaeassed Murder and Are Sentenced to liana;. CitBTBNNE, Wyo., Oct. 25. At New castle, Wyo to-day Jl:n Murdoch and Tony Aspoll were convicted of tho murder of John Glachono and sentenced to hang on February 24. Stays of sentence wcro granted pending appeals. Both convictions wcro obtained through tho dictagraph. Everything pointed to tho guilt of tho accused, but the prosecution was without the neces sary evidence to convict. A dictagraph was ordered from New York, the suspects being placed In ad joining cells. It was not long until they began to discuss the crime. A stenographer stationed In an ad joining room took down tho conversa tion, which was admitted as evidence, DANIEL O'REILLY'S APPEAL. Illatrlvt Attorney Wbltmnn Applies to Appellate Court tn Dismiss It. District Attorney Whitman applied to the Appellate Division of tho Supreme Court yesterday to dismiss the appeal. of Daniel O'llellly, the lawyer who was convicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to nine mourns in luo penitentiary, on the ground that no move has been made to argue the. appeal for over a year. John V, Mnlntvre la .ecmnMl fnr (Vnjtlllv .An affidavit in behalf of the defendant was i submlttad in i which It was asserted that the DlitHot Attorney hat. held up the printing of the record-by, making amend-, menu lo the case on appeal, fht court reiervta aUeUlaa. DR. ALSBERG TO SUCCEED WILEY. Columbia Man Norr In Plant Indna - try Bareaa Taft's Choice. Washington, Oct. 25. President Toft has decided on Carl L. Alsbcrg to bo successor to Harvey W. Wiley as chief chemist of tho Department of Agri culture. Tho selection has not been announced formally and will not bo until after election. Mr. Taft has regarded the filling of this post as most important and it was only after careful consideration of a wide field of candidates that he settled on Dr. Alsbcrg. Dr. Alsberg Is now the chemical biol ogist In chargo of the poisonous plant laboratory of the bureau of plant Indus try In tho Department of Agriculture. He Is 35 years old and a graduato of Columbia University and the College ot Physicians and Surgeons. He also had a spccla. course of training In chem istry and physiological chemistry In German universities and was head of the department of biological chemistry at the Harvard Medical School from 1906 to 1908. Dr. Alsberg was highly recommended to Mr. Taft by scientists throughout tho country. Among others who Indorsed him were Dr. David Starr Jordan ot Lcland Stanford University, George' L. Strutcr, professor of anatomy In tho University of Michigan; Dr. Felix Adler of New York, Edwin G. Conklln, pro fessor of biology In Princeton Univer sity, and George A. Hubert, professor of physical chemistry in the same uni versity. HOTELS READY FOR STRIKE. Committee In Charge ot Training 'School for Employees Meet. A meeting of the committee In charge of the training school for waiters, but lers and others organized by a number of tho hotel managers after the last strike was held yesterday at the head quarters of the Hotel Men's Association In the Cambridge apartments, Thirty third street near Fifth avenue. According to. those whose attended it, the threatened strike of the hotel em ployees was not discussed. George W. Sweeney, proprietor of the Victoria Ho tel and vice-president of the Hotel Men's Association, said that the association Is not looking for trouble, but Is prepared to meet all emergencies. "None of us will under any circum stances enter Into any contract with the union," said Mr. Sweeney. "We would close our restaurants first. Under these circumstances the wants of the hotel guests would of course be attended to, no matter what trouble came." Secretary Etzel of the International Hotel Workers Union said last night that strike would come so suddenly at a busy hour that the hotel managers would not be prepared for It. The union, he said, was an independent industrial organization. Some of Its members might belong to the I. W. W. as Indi viduals, but It was not affiliated as a body with the I. W. W. or the American Federation of Labor. HUNGRY LUNATIC HIDES IN BARN Woman Who Escaped From Bloom- Incdale Foaad Exhaaated. Miss Agnes Clowes, an Insane pa tlent who escaped from Bloomingdale Asylum early Wednesday, was caught last night In a barn a mile from tho asylum. She had been without food for threo days and was nearly exhausted. She went willingly with an officer and greeted the attendants cheerfully when turned over to them. Although she suf fers from suicidal mania she had made no effort to do herself Injury. It was her second escape. She ran away on May 31 last while sho was be ing exercised In the asylum grounds. Her father Is Frederick L. Clowes of Garden City. 13 SAVED FROM BURNING SHIP. Elajhtern Drowned at Sea After Cargo of Chemicals Explodes. The lookout of the Prince liner Asiatic Prince, which arrived yesterday from Brazil saw on the morning of October 7 in latitude 12.09 south, longitude 37.72 west, a vessel burning about Ave miles to leeward and so reported to the bridge. A stiff southeaster was blowing and when the steamship stood down for the burning craft she came on a number of men swimming in the water or clinging to pieces of wreckage. The ABiatio Prince was stonned and the starboard lifeboat In charge of Second Ufncer lialmond was lowered. I he boat nicked no four of the struoglinir men. whilo still another caught a rope thrown from the deck and was hauled aboard. When the lifeboat had been hoisted in board again the Asiatio Prince set out for the burning steamer, which was now hidden by a rainstorm. It was twenty minutes before those on the bridge could locate her again, and running down to windward of the wreck the starboard lifeboat was again lowered ana sent away tnrougn rough water. The lifeboat got near enough to ratch a line and take off eight more of the crew, including the captain and the chief engineer. lho burning -vessel was tne ragundea Varella of the Lloyd Brazileiro, pound from Maoelo to Bahla. Chemicals in her hold had exploded three hours before tho Asiatio Prince sighted her and alia was ablaze fore and aft in no time. There had been forty persona aboard her, but in lowering away a lifeboat from the davits the tackles gave way, spilling eighteen people into the sea, where they drowned. An unknown Brazilian steam shiD nicked up nine more of those aboard. The Asiatio 1'rlnoo landed tne rescued men at Macelo, Brazil. PLAGUE HUNTER BUYS RATS.' None ot Bfanr Specimens Examined In Phlladelphln'Shows Bubonic Philadelphia, Oct. 25. Director Joseph Ncff of the Health Department has offered a bounty of 6 cents for every rat delivered at tho "rat cabin" at tho foot of Race street. This step was taken in a campaign against the dangers of bubonic plague. The rata aro exam ined for traces ot the plague and are then destroyed. Tho "rat cabin" was opened nt 9 o'clock this morning. Thero waa a lino ot boys and men waiting with rats, alive nnd dead, in many sorts ot receptacles. Dr. Neff's offer makes no distinction between rats alive and rats dead. The business In rats continued brisk up to closing time at 5 o'clock this after noon and the officials In chargo be)lovc the method adopted will provo efficient in ridding the city of the pests. Cutters Hunt Two Overdae To its Norfolk, Oct. It. Revenue cutters to night are searching for the tugs Gladiator and Argrunata or Wilmington, N. c, which are .several days overdue' and have not' been seen 'or' spoken. The two tugs left' Wilmington bound for Charleston and -waft- bat )mu iron m Bunaay. i ' English-made Topcoats for American Men If Swagger Topcoats from London. If Visions of bleak and sightless mornings on Fleet Street and the Strand, such as be fogged the High Court of Chancery and the litigants in the cele brated case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce. No wonder that tho English know how to make overcoats and no wonder that they run to colorful fabrics to off set the baneful influ ence of foggy, boggy, soggy, groggy mornings. Blue is a strong favor ite in English warmth-without-weight coat ings this Fall, but it can not supersede those fa mous English browns and greens on which the gayest blues and reds and helios and what-not-else have been showered from the pepper-box of color. Belted models,' of course; for England has been putting belts on her military greatcoats so long that this feature is as familiar to her tai lors as a lapel or a sleeve. Smart, swagger, prac tical garments, capa cious, yet draping nat urally; all of them in belted designs, and all of them standard Lon don productions for workmanship and style above the belt and below it! English Topcoats, 25.00 to 60.00 Broadway at 34th Street i110D$ Tor young folks Girls' Dresses, of fine all-wool serges, new and snappy box pleated Russian effects, and large sailor collar of broadcloth, braided with silk; emblem on shield, or with collar and cuffs of cloth, trimmed with braid nnd fancy buttons on front; leather belt; sizes CC CC 6 to 14 years. Special.. u.OO Juniors' Tailored Suits, in a natty 2-piccc, Norfolk style; made of a superior grade of pebble cheviot; collar and belt trimmed with plain broadcloth and buttons; skirts in very latest effect; size 13, ? (?A IS and 17 years; special v I l.tJU Children's Coats, of fine caracul cloth, trimmed with colored cor duroy and quilted silk lining; and Seal Coats, with silk effect, trim med with piping of silk and braid; also silk lined Velvet Coats, with lace collar and cuffs; sizes 4 A r ft 2, 3 and 4 years; special v IU.uU SAM SCHEPPS OUTDONE. Prlsnnrr In White lMalna Knr Ahrarl ot lllm In I'aatlillouanrss, John Wllmer Martine, in the West chester county jail, Whllo Plains, charged with complicity in the roblwry of a wealthy widow at Now Rochello, is being held forth by hU jailors as a very closo second to Ham Schepps in the fastidious prisoner contest. Martine was locked up only yesterday morning to await the notion of the Grand Jury, but by 2 o'clock it had boon dis covered that ho had all or Mr. Schopps'a wardrobe beaten to a sartorial whisper. In addition ho demanded tno following; Hpecial chor. Shower bath in his cell. Barber. Manicure. Weekly Turkish hath. Martine wax nuito luiuchtv when these things wero refused him. i ne pnsonor is Doner Known ns vniimer than as Martine around tho Fori lew and Broadwav. Ho has lieeu n contortionist. a habordushor'ri dork, nn actor, an aviators and a fow other things. Mrs. Charles Bohroyer, 59 years old. or Now Kochello, liefriendod Roliort Miller, 21 years old. While sho nnd Miller woro going to her home on tho night of Octolwr in they were held up and hhn wub chloroformed and roblied of jowclry valued nt Sl.sno. Miller confosaod after Ixith men had ixn arrested that ho and Martino put up tho job. O-ty'Om "BROMO QUVUNC'taAk Ltxttive Bromo QuiniM Cam GoMbi OtwDay.Crlpte 2.Dayc HI