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TPr THE WASHINGTON HERALD Fair and cooler to-day; to morrow probably fair. r Ternneratnre-i vesterdav Ma-r The Herald hat the lanat morning home circulation, and print all the news of the world each day, in addition to many exclusive features. I tmnm, 94; minimum, 68. NO. 2168 WASHINGTON, D. C. THURSDAY. -SEPTEMBER 12. 1912--TWELVE PAGES ONE CENT. w- MURDER CHARGE AGAINSTLAWYER; ARREST TO-DAY Warrant Issued by Middletown DENTISTS HEAR DR. WILEY ON T. R. AND TEETH Paul Peck Falls 200 Feet at Chicago 0 00 0 $42,500,000AUTO CONCERN TO GO IN BANKRUPTCY MEXICAN REBELS ARE PREPARING T0LEAVEB0RDER CAPITAL BOY LOSES CONTROL OF BIPLANE Authorities for B. W, Gib son in Szabo Case. JIU JITSU USED TO KILL Coroner's Physician Says Austrian Noblewoman Was Strangled by Japanese Trick. New Tork. Sept. 11. Burton W. Gib son, a prominent New Tork lawyer, several of whose clients nave disap peared or died under mysterious cir cumstances, leaving; valuable estates In his care, will be arrested on tbe charge of murder, as be steps from his train at the Hudson Terminal In this city to morrow morning-. The crime of which he will be accused Is the killing: of Rosa Menschlk Szabo, a pretty Aus trian woman, who died while boating with Gibson, at Greenwood Lake, N. Y., about a month ago. Gibson will be charged with murder by means of a strange Jlu JItsu trick strangulation accomplished by means of a blow on the Adam's apple In the throat of the woman. On the testimony of Dr. Otto Schultze. who participated In the autopsy and later made the chemical anal sis of the woman's viscera. County Judge H. B Roj-ce. of Middleton. late this after noon Issued the warrant to District Attorney Rogers, of Orange County. Dr. Schultze swore that Mrs Szabo died of strangulation, and not from drowning A sharp blow was dealt her in the throat which paralyzed the nerves and displaced the organs so that it was Impossible thereafter for her to breathe. Jin Jltxn Trick. Uneil. "It Is a JIu JItsu trick of great in genuity," a phjslclan said. "All that as necessary nas a single sharp thrust of the thumb at the apex of the neck It can be delivered in a fraction of a min ute Paraljsis of tbe nerves of the throat follows instantly, and at the same time the organs are displaced so that the windpipe becomes jammed and an intake of air Is absolutely Impossible ' On this testimony Judge Royce at once issued the warrant for Gibson's arrest. It was Immediately handed over to Dep- puty. Sheriff William De Graw for serv ice here. If the crime of which Glboa is ac cused Is unusual, and if the scries of remarkable colnc'dences which hae fol lowed him through life are unusual, the central figure in this weird tracedy Is one of the strangest characters that has dawned upon the country. Burton W. Gibson Is about thlrtj-five Seas old. broad of shoulders, but other wise of slender build l'ght complex oned. with rusty brown hair, gray ejes, slant ing forehead, and shuffling gait. It is in the eyes and hands that he stands out from among his fellow-men The ejes slant and hae an Incli nation to droop. When he talks the up per lip shows a tendency to flutter, and he gesticulates with two great hands, the fingers of which are of unusual length, muscular and powerful. LJttle Is known of his law practice save that It has run to the management and settlement of estates. He Is of English decent but has lived most of his life In Brookljn His public career Is chiefly identified with the strange series of mjs teries which have come to light since Dr Fritz Fisherauer. the deputy con sul general for Austria-Hungary one week ago began proceedings to have Gibson removed a executor of the estate of Rosa Menschlk Szabo on the following grounds That he secured control of the estate Continued on Page Three. CONNECTICUT G.O. P. NOMINATES TICKET J. P. Stndley Chosen as Gubernato rial Candidate on Third Ballot Administration Is Indorsed Hartford, Conn. Sept, VLJ. P. Stud ley was nominated on the third ballot for governor by the Republican State con vention here this afternon There were four candidates, including Lieut. Gov. Blackesly and Senator Peck, of Dan bury, was nominated for llectenant gov ernor; G. B. Carlson, of Middletown. for secretary of state, and Walter Holmes, of Waterbury, for treasurer. Warm indorsement of the Taft admin istration was a feature of the platform adopted ny the convention. The Presi dents administration was characterized as "one of unostentatious but continu ous accomplishment that in its closing year finds the country at the height of prosperity. The Taft tariff board plan was In dorsed and the party pledged to find a way to secure loans on farm property ana 10 aavance agricultural Interests, as well as to the enaction of an adequate workmen's compensation act. CATTLE PRICE RECORD BROKEN. Steers Sell for flO.no n Unndred and May Soar to $11. Chicago, Sept. 1L The highest price ev er paid for cattle, 310.90 a hundred, was paid to-day at the Stock Yards for fif teen head of 1.703-pound steers for the New York kosher trade. Big corn-fed cattle are scarcer than ever before, and the price Is expected to go to 311 within a day or two. ALLENS TO DIE NOVEMBER 22. Wytheville. Va,, Sept. 1L Floyd and Claude Allen, convicted of murder In the first degree In connection with the shoot ing up of the Hlllsvllle courthouse, when Ave persons were killed, were sentenced late to-day to be executed on Novem ber 13. S2JX to Iitiray, Va- and Return. Baltimore and Oklo Railroad. Sunday, September 15th. Special train leaves Union Station 8:15 a. m. Famous Food Expert Says Bull Moose Has the Best Cartoon Molars. FACTIONS IN COMPROMISE Many Papers On Scientific Ques tions Are Read Women at Mount Vernon. Although a pronounced enemy of the Bull Moose party and particularly of Us leader, Dr-. Harvey W. Wiley paid telling compliment to T. R.'s teeth. far as their value Is concerned for pur poses of political cartoons, at the meet lng last night of the National Dental Association, which Is In anual convention at the New Willard. Dr. W. H J. Logan, of Chicago, chairman of Section 3 of the association, presided "Teeth in political cartoons never had such an important function as they hae had for tbe past few jears. Those are the kind of teeth the people ought to hae. If all the soldiers who battle for the Lord at Armageddon have teeth like those, they will be equipped with the most effective weapon with which meet the enemy." This humorous sally of Dr. Wiley was received with wild applause. Eery now and then Dr. Wiley re ferred to politics. never though in a serious strain Upon entering the hall he was greeted with applause, and when after being introduced by Dr. Logan Dr. Wiley said that when he entered the hall he thought. Judging from the se vere simplicity of the attire (the ma jority of whom were In shirt sleeves) of the male members of the association this was a Democratic ratification meet ing, but that the shouting convinced him that he was in the house of the Bull Moose, which remark was loudly ap plauded At another part. Dr. Wiley re ferred to the fact that he is a member of the Ananias Club Looking Intently Into the faces of his audience. Dr. Wiley mock seriousness exclaimed: "We Democrats hae not had a chance to feed at the public crib for many jears. Judging from your well fed faces. though. I am convinced that I am not addressing Democrats who believe In Wilson; that's all." Praises Socialism. Socialism received Its piaises from the speaker II unstinted measure. He said: v Ve are becoming more socialistic eery year, and think that the state must care for our welfare. Public education and the public school Is a step toward social ism The people will soon demand that the state must care for our children and for their health. The time will come when every phjslclan and dentist will be an officer of the government and paid by the government to take care of the people s health and teeth " In opening his address. Dr. Wiley char acterized eating as "the principal indus try of mankind," and he voiced the opinion that the efforts of manufacturers to furnish prechewed and predigestcd foods for the human race is destined to be a woeful failure. "Inasmuch as the teeth are the principal Implements In industry, they should be constantly and scientifically used and ca'ed for, and not left to rust and to be relegated to the scrap heap." the speaker asserted "The normal man will continue in the future to do his own grinding and he will enjoy It Just as much as he has in the past." Dr. Wiley referred to an Incident on his own farm In Virginia, where he said he gav e Christmas presents of tooth brushes to the children of one of his workmen, only to find six months later that the tooth brushes had been put away to be saved ustll the children were grown, In Serious Vein. i a serious vein. Dr. Wiley declared that the dental Inspection of the mouths of school-children is almost equally de sirable to the medical Inspection of school-children He voiced the prediction that the dentistry of the future, like tbe medicine of the future, will be almost wholly prophylactic, and the state will employ the dentists as It does the phy sicians, not so much to restore decajed and injured teeth as to prevent such ca tastrophes. Dr Georgo E. Hunt, of Indianapolis, followed Dr. Wiley and made an address on "Teeth and Health. and said: "So long as the mass of the dental and medical profeslon and the vastly greater mass of the laity consider dental sen ice as a means for the prevention of pain and the preservation of restora tion of tissue for cosmetic reasons only. Continued on Page Three. SECRETARY KNOX VISITS EMPEROR New Japanese Rnler Welcomes Cabinet Officer Visits Late MikadoYBier. Tokjo, September 11. Secretary of Stotc Philander C Knox, special envoy of the United States to the funeral of the late Emperor Mutsushlto, and Mrs. Knox were granted an audience to-day by Emperor Yoshihito, the present Mi kado. "The Emperor chatted amiably with tne American statesman and spoke of the cordial relations existing between the two countries. He showed a deeD knowl edge of American affairs. Mr. and Mrs. Knox were later euesta of Emperor Yoshihito and Empress Sa duko at luncheon in the Imperial palace. roiiowmg tne luncheon Mr. and Mrs. Knox paid a visit to the chamber where the remains of the late Mikado are ly ing in, state, unis was the most Im pressive part of the day's cmmnni Around the bier when the party entered the death chamber were a number of the members of the Imperial household who have kept unceasing vigil since the Mikado's death on July SO. v S9.-&42 ; Round Trip to California. Return different routA. TnmHt iMnt.c cars personally conducted without change. Berth. J9. Washington-Sunset Route. A. J. Poston, G. A SC5 F St, 705 15th St. 0 0 0 0 Rushed to Hospital, Will Die of Injuries Spectators' Groan as Aero plane Quivers, Tips, and Crashes to the Earth. Chicago. Sept. XL Caught by a sharp gust of wind when about 200 feet from the ground. Aviator Paul Peck, of Wash ington, D. a,' and his Columbia biplane -w ere hurled to the ground late this after noon at Cicero Flying Field. The bril liant young blrdman was so terribly crushed that he Is dying at St. Anthony de Padua Hospital. He was descending from his last con templated flight of the day In the biplane which he personally de eloped and which rwas expected to perform wonders In the aviation meet beginning to-morrow. Twice during the afternoon he mado brilliant flights. On his last flight ho had ascended to a height of about 900 feet, and with the eyes of 1.000 spectators fixed upon him began his descent. He descended In long, sweeping spirals until he was scarcely 200 feet from the ground. Suddenly something went wrong and from the long, birdlike swoop the biplane suddenly swerved, quivered, and then tipped sharply downward. Peck struggled with 1 Is controls, and for an Instant appeared to have regained the mastery of the air. but an Instant later the machine again dipped, and as the spectators groaned in horror blplan and aviator dropped like a plummet. With a crash that resounded all over the field the machine struck the ground. alighting head on. Peck was pinned un der the wreckage, with the heavy gyro engine resting partly on his chest and neck. The wreckage was immediately cleared and Peck was rushed to the hos pital In an automobile. He was uncon scious and bleeding from a score of cuts. He Is not expected to sun he the night. Both arms and legs, several ribs, and his shoulder blades are said to be broken. his skull Is fractured, and he sustained Internal Injuries. Three Fliers Dead; Two Hurt in Day Dresden. Saxony. Sept. 11. Lieut. Zimmerman and Lieut. Siebert, mem bers of the aerial corps of the Red army. In the maneuvers going on here, fell In their aeroplane while scouting to-day. The monoplane fell about 300 feet. Lieut. Zimmerman revived after an hour's treatment by physicians. Sie bert died about two hours after the accident.- Greene. N Y- Sept. 11. Death claimed the 180th victim of aviation to-day when William Chambers, of Danbury. Conn, died as the result of Injuries he received last week In an exhibition flight here. An operation nirfnrmert in an attemnt to scve his life was In vain. Chambers was thirty years old. Athens, Greece. Sept. 11 While fly ing off shore near Patras to-day avia tor Maranenlakls fell from his machine into the sea and was drowned. Tamlse. Belgium. Sept. 11 Aviator Busson sustained a severe Injury to the head and his machlnlclan suffered fractured skull when Busson's machine fell Into a tree during the hydroaero plane meet to-day. Catholic Priest Lends Parish Hall for Hebrew Service New York, Sept, 11 For the first time, It is believed. In the history of the two churches, men and women of the Hebrew faith are using to-day the parish hall of a Catholic church. In which to celebrate the feast of Rosh Hashana, ushering in the Jewish year 5473, and beginning the ten-day period of prajer. which ends with Yom Kippur, on September II. Jewish residents of Flatbush. a suburb of New York, were unable to find a hall for the ceremonies of their holidays. Then Father Hlckey. of St, Brendan's Catholic Church, came forward. "I can't let jou use my church." said he, "but 1 will she jou the parish halL" And he did, refusing to accept any payment for its use. "From time immemorial," said Father Hlckey to-night, "tbe Jews hae been willing to aid the believers of the Cath olic faith. Surely. In the broad morality of this modern age. I may give, so far as I can. to the aid of those who wor ship God." JOHN T. BRUSH, OWNER OF NEW YORK GIANTS, LN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT New York, Sep?. 11. Hurled to the street from his automobile In collision with a mall wagon this afternoon. John T. Brush, owner of the New York Gi ants, barely escaped serious Injury. The auto was overturned and wrecked, and Mr. Brush was thrown clear of the wreckage. Another auto was found and the In jured magnate was rushed to the Erad dock Hotel, where a physician attend ed him. Mr. Brush's health has been joor for so"me time, and It was feared that the shock might have affected him quite as much as the physical Injuries. It was stated, however, that Mr. Brush was not seriously hurt. WOMAN HELD IN MURDER CASE. Entlier Knpltnnskl In Jail Pcndlntz Coroner's Investigation. New York, Sept, 1L Esther KapitanskL twenty-three years olL. of Newark. N. J was held without ball by Magistrate Harris, in Brooklyn to-day. pending a further investigation Into the death of Samuel Kaplan, who was found dead, his race seared with carbolic acid burns. In a park at Canarsle, late last night. A serious cnarge it was said will be lodged against the girl as soon -as De tective Groom, of Brooklyn headquarters, who Is making an investlcatian. can com plete his work. Reuben Kaplan, a brother of the .dead man, charged that he was murdered. MATTJTEE, , AL H. WTLSOjr, TO-DAY, Columbia Theater. Prices. 60c to" 11. FALLS IN BIPLANE AT CHICAGO FIELD LHK 1? JsslllllH Hummus jsh! . -siH I Jh- -isKiPl PAUL PECK, BECKER GRANTED DELAY BY CODRT Trial Set for October 7 Committee to Sammon Waldo Friday. New York. Sept. 11 The defense for Police Lieut. Charles Becker, accused of hating Instigated the murder of Gambler Herman Rosenthal, gained a delay of three weeks In the trial of the Indicted police official to-day. On motion of Beckers attorney, John F. Mclntjre, Jus tice Bischoft granted an order for the appointment of a commission to take the testimony of the three witnesses in Hot Springs. Ark. This order carries wjth It a stay In the Becker trial, which was to hae be gun to-morrow, until tbe first Monday In October 7. The three.wltnesses to be examined In Hot Springs are Acting May or Thomas Pettlt. J. L. Hotihklss. an ed itor, and George Sullivan, who had Sam iV I Schcpps. the alleged paymaster of the murder gang. In custody In the Western resort. Assistant District Attorney Frank Moss, representing the State, opposed the motion on the grounds that it was designed to delay Becker's trial Jus tice Goff, before whom Becker Is to be tried, has the power to set aside the order granted by Justice Bischoft. but It is doubtful if Judicial courtesy will per mit him to do so. Members of the Aldcrmanlc investi gation committee decided to-day that Instead of waiting until next Monday to examine Police Commissioner Waldo, they would begin his examination Fri da. A new subpoena summoning Wal do to City Hall was served on him. Members of the committee and it counsel are well pleased with the results of the examination of Max or Gavnor on Tuesday afternoon. While the Major and his friends were congratulating themselves esterday on his 'success In handling the committer." Emery R. Buckner. chief counsel to the commit tee, and his assistants were delighted with the Major's testimony. 8,500 VETERANS MARCH IN PARADE Grand Army Passes Through Streets of California City with the Spirit of '61. Los Angeles, Cal. Sept, 11 The Grand Army of the Republic has the same old spirit still. It is undaunted, though it limps In spots, and miraculously peren nial. In the grand parade of the forty-sixth national annual encampment 8,500 old soldiers, the heroic remnants of the re public's grand army of '61-'63, marchel to-day along the streets of Los Angeles In an Inspiring way. and flecked the weight of time from their shoulders as though it were a bit of dust. They "hepped" along in columns that would have pleased the eve of a drill sergeant, and tbey seemed to be marching, not In Los Angeles and In the year 19U. but rather in the heroic time of Gettysburg. Shlloh, and the Wl'derness. The streets which framed the picture were so thickly overhung with colors as to form almost a celling. The "murar decorations were the people of Los Argeles, more than 300.000. Women and girls strewed flowers before the old soldiers along the line of march. When It was finished Commander Chief Harvey M. Trimble exclaimed: is the greatest parade ever held by the Grand Army. Perhaps It is the last, for such processions are a great strain on the fast-ebbing strength of the veter ans." To-nlgi-C a great camp fire reunion was held at Shrine Auditorium. MUTES ARE MARRIED BY MEANS OF TYPEWRITTEN COPIES OF WEDDING VOWS Baltimore, Sept, 1L By means of two typewritten copies of the wedding cere mony, which they read as the minister conducted the service, two mutes were married to-day by Rev. Dr. L. M. Z'm merman, of Christ English Lutheran Church. The unusual ceremony was con ducted by tho minister In every par ticular as though the contracting 'par ties could near. The marriage was by ring and time was given for the couple to sign thejr names Jn lieu of verbal an- iron. "Tell Me the Truth," Cries Grandmother of the Avia tor's Motherless Boy. Unconscious of the dread accident which befell his father at tbe Cicero Aviation Field at Chicago. Taul Peck. Jr., the little slx-months-cld motherless baby boy of the Washington aviator, lay In his long Infant clothes on a bed of Immaculate linen last night at the apart ments of his maternal grandmother In the Ripley. H24 R Street Northwest. While the baby lay quietly upon the bed of white gazing at the celling and little knowing of the sufferings which his father was experiencing at the time in the St. Anthony de Padua Hospital at Chicago, Mrs Elizabeth W. Owens, the grandmother, walked up and down the room wringing her hands and sobbing hysterically. Mrs. Owens was with the baby at the apartments of Charles Francis Owens, her son, next door In The Arden, ICO R Street Northwest, shortly after o'clock last night, when there was ring at the telephone. Mr. Owens an swered the call. It was from The Wash Ington Herald, telling of the brief flash from Chicago to the effect that the avi ator had dashed M0 feet to death in his biplane. Mr Owens told his mother that a slight accident had befallen her son In-law,, and attempted to console her with words of hope. StnKgerrd by "Ncvts She staggered at the announcement, and for a moment It was thought that she would faint. She was escorted next door to her apartment by her son. Here Mrs Owens cried and called for her djlng son-in-law When a representative of The Herald called at the apartment last night, the grandmother was almost frantic She was told that the young aviator was still 11 lng, and an attempt was made to con sole her. "Why don't ou tell me the truth?" she shouted hysterically. "You know he's dead! You know he's dead! or why would you come here' What will the baby do? Its mother has passed away ana its father lies dead at Chicago. Oh. what will little Paul dC" It was Impossible to comfort Mrs On ens. and she continued to pace the floor In a hysterical manner. Little Paul, who Is an unusually small baby for his age, was taken into a neighboring apart ment so that he would not be disturbed. Ever since the death of Mrs. Ruth Owens Peck, the pretty young wife of the aviator, last April, following the birth of little Paul the baby has been with the gnndmother. I always want Paul with me," said iiuc simitUMiuiuci Mel iw&ui oa Bite it (down upon the' bed at the Infant. the grandmother last night as she looked "I shall keep the baby always with me. He will be carried away only over my dead body." VVIfr Died In Vprll. Paul Peck was married to pretty Miss Owjcps a ear ago last August, In April tbebaby was born, and soon afterward the oung wife passed away. The baby weighed only a pound and a half at birth and was so small that it was not believed It would live Due to the con stant tare of the grandmother and the faithful nurse, however, the Infant soon began to show signs of Improvement. As tile baby waxed "bigger and brighter, the mother lay on her death bed Transfusion of blood was resorted to, but the spark of life was burning too low. and before long the voung wife died She was burled in the family lot at Rockvllle, Md. Just before her death the joung wife pleaded with her hus band to discontinue flvlng, but without avail. MOTORDROME ACCIDENT LEADS TO THREE CYCLISTS QUITTING RACING GAME Newark. N J. Sept 11 Appalled by the motordrome catastrophe. In which Eddie Hasha and John Albright, motor cjcle racers, were killed, three riders to day jielded to the appeals of their wives and abandoned the sport forever. The three who quit are George Hamil ton, John Constant, and Ferdinand Mer clcr. The trio did not take part in the races at Brighton Beach last night, nor will they appear on any track again. AH are well known. Hamilton has been riding two or three jears. Constant holds the worlds amateur championship, and Mercler, who was one of Hasha's Inti mate friends, has been riding five or tix years POLICE SEE DEATH PACT IN MURDER AND SUICIDE IN BOSTON HOTEL Boston, Sept, 1L A death pact Is be lieved by the police to bo behind the kill ing of Mabel Slay ton. a joung woman. whose address is unknown, at the Preble House. 133 Court Street, early to-day by Frank E. Ogllvle, a Melrose joung man. who afterward shot himself in the right temple. The joung woman died at the Relief Hospital within half an hour from a bullet wound In the head Ogllvle Is not expected to live more than a few hours. Somo sheet music containing the song, "Let's Forget We Ever Met. which was found In the hotel room, strengthens the theory that tho couple had resolved to die together. The song was open at the last verse, where a line reads: "Until we ray good-by." Two seats for a Boston theater were also found Apparently the two had re solved to spend their last hours on earth as happily as possible. FEARING LYNCHING. SHERLFF TAKESPRISONERS FROM ANNAPOLIS TO BALTIMORE Annapolis, Md., Sept. 11. Following strong Intimations that a Ijnching was In the air. Sheriff Beasley left here this afternoon for Baltimore with two colored men and a colored woman, who are charged with a murderous assault upon Ellas Stalilngs, an aged farmer of the thfTd district of this county. The prisoners will be kept in Baltimore until conditions In this neighborhood be come quiet. fl.OO to Frederick, Antlrtamaiii) IlacerstovTii an1 Iletuni. Baltimore and Ohio, Sunday, Sept. 15. Station! special tram leaves union am. m. United States Motors Company Reported on Verge of Collapse-Banks Implicated. SCANDAL IN WALL STREET Investors Misled, Is Charge Mor gan Interests and Perkins Be hind Amalgamation. New York. Sept. 11 It was learned from Inside sources to-night that the United States Motors Company, a JCSOO,- 000 corporation will be thrown Into bank ruptcy. The collapse of this project forms one of the worst scandals in Wall street finance. Some of the most In fluential banking houses of the United Sta'es were behind the formation of the combination In 1910, and the public were completely misled concerning the sta bility of the concern. George W. Perkins was reputed to one of the insplrers of the amalgamation, while Morgan institutions have figured prominently In its financing, Last year the preferred stock sold above JS0 per share, whereas to-daj- it collapsed to only 3S.Z. The common stock last year went to SI2 per share was quoted at only 11 bid this afternoon. Last J ear the Issue of S4.Ono.000 bonds was disposed of at K. notwithstanding that the condition of the company must have been known to the Insiders. Even then, however, manj' Investors fought shj- of th eoffering. and the underwrit ing syndicate headed bj- Eugene Mejer. Jr. and company, was left with a large part on their bands As late as last December. President Benjamin Briscoe. In his annual report to stockholders made this statement: Prospects for the company's business during the coming year are exceedingly bright," Extension laked Creditor Yet within six months financial difficul ties were encountered to such a degree that creditors wer asked to grant an ex tension of ninety dajs The embarrass ment of the company so soon after the issue of 16,000,000 bonds took the financial community by surprise. It Is hinted that certain banking institutions scurried to cover the moment the treasury was put in possession of cash, and later refused to supply fctss.redlt- , That the United States Motors Com pany did not deal with second-rate In stitutions Is clearly reflected by the per sonnel of the advisory committee formed several months ago The chairman of this committee Is George W. Davison ,of the Central Trust Companj", of New York Citj A. H Wiggln, president of the Chase National Bank. Charles H Sabin. of the Guaranty Trust Companj . Anthonj N. Brady. Ben jamin Strong. Jr. first vice president of the Bankers' Trust Company: E. S. Williams, of the Rubber Goods Manu facturing Companj". and Neal Ransoui. of F. S Moseley & Co , comprise the rest of the committee Among the prominent stockholders are Thomas F. Rjan. Herbert L. Satterlee. Harry Pajne Whitnej". and Richard Irvin. The late Pohn Jacob Astor was also a shareholder It Is stated that these stockholders own upward of 50 per cent of the total amount outstanding. Aimtliaimatlon of Companies. The United States Motor Company was an amalgamation of the Maxweli-Brls-coe Motor Companj-. Columbia Motor Companj. Alden Sampson Manufacturing Company. Dayton Motor Car Companj, Courier Car Companj". Gray Motor Com pany. Brush Runabout Company. Briscoe Manufacturing Companj". and the Provi dence Engineering Works. The company had factories located at Tarrjtown. N. Y.: Newcastle, Ind , Providence. R. I : Hartford, Conn.. Detroit, Mich.: Newark. N J., and Dajton. Ohio. It is declared by automobile authorities that the total tangible assets were only merest fraction of the merger total capitalization; that there was gross In flation. The companj- seems to have been bled unmerclfullj". The most recent incident was the unloading upon it of the E. R. Thomas Company at, it is declared, a vtry high figure. This concern not long ago went under. comparison of tne companj s Bal ance sheets for 1S10 and 1911 suggest flagrant manipulation. Among the as sets of 1910 was the modest Item of JTS.- 336 of "deferred charges." but by 1911 this was marked up to the huge sum of $1,706 678. It Included "discount and com mission on the brer cent gold bonds." Just how large this commission was cannot be stated. Then the elastic item, patents, con tracts, and trade-marks, was lifted to the enormous sum of $12,53,213. not withstanding that in 1910 this Item bad Continued on Pase Three. Ice Cream and Onions Followed by Deathl Louis Levinson Ate Big Meal Widow Thinks He Met with Foul Play. The accompanying Is a menu of the feast which Louis Levinson. a baker, twenty-eight years old. enjojed Just prior to his death on August 28 last at his home, 620 Four-and-a-half Street South west. A phjslclan who was summoned when Levinson grew 111 pronounced death due to acute Indigestion, and the same view of the demise of the baker was held by Coroner J. Ramsey Nevltt, Two days ago the widow of Levinson Informed the police that her husband had come to his end by foul play. She said she had been told be had bruises and cuts on his-face. Detectives who have been working on Ul cae lay tho bruises and cuts were Information Received at Wan Department Indicates That Forces Will Move South. WRECK RAILROAD PROPERTY Insurrectos Believed to Be Trying' to Unite with Zapatistas aof Threaten Meiico City. That the Mexican rebels are strlklnf their final blows along that border pre paratory to moving South was tho belle! held here yesterday in view uf the devel opments of tbe last twenty-four hours. According to War Department Infor mation. Gens. Rojas and Campa. with about I.COO men. have already started their march south. They have destroyed a great deal of railroad property. It Is stated, for the sole reason that they wish to make it Impossible for the ap- beacninS reaerais pursue them. They captured. looted and burned a freight train near Naco Monday. Threats have been made that ail the railway bridges south of Naco and Del Rio. Tex would be dynamited. It Is believed that the total rebel force, when the present concentration la com plete, will total about 3.000 men. The prediction is confidently made here that thej- have no other purpose than that of effecting a Juncture with the Zapatist as in Durango and Zacatecas.. If this union of forces were accomplished It is believed the rebels would then have a real army, of at least 10,000 men. with which they could menace Mexico City Itself. Cananea Is Relieved. The situation at Cananea has been re lieved by the arrival of re-enforcements, bringing the Federal garrison .ujTto more than 500 men. No further anxiety Is felt for the American colony there. The arms and ammunition sent south for the Americans at Caninea are being held a Warren. Ariz., because It Is not believed safe to attempt to forward them through Mexican territory at this time. According to the information received) at the War Department yesterday, the Federal., succeeded in preventing the capture of OJlnaga. opposite Presidio, Tex., by the rebels. The latter lost four killed In the fighting. It Is stated. The State Department baa received request. -from theyEouthern Purine Rail road Company that the Mexican govern ment be asked to furnish protection for the railroad property In Mexico. Numer ous bridges have been destroyed In the last w eek or two bj- rebels, and the rail road company has lost other property through the depredations of the Insur rectos. The railroad s request, which not by anv- means the first of the kind received at the State Department, will be transmitted to the American Embas-y at Mexico Citj- for presentation to th Mexican government loo Late to Stop Damase. It is believed, however, that It is too late to prevent the railroad damage, as It has already been accomplished, accord ing to dispatches received here. All the rebel operations along the border, how ever are expected to cease In a few days, with the depirture of the rebels from that region. It is not expected by an- one that the federal re-enforcements when thej- arrive will accomplish anj-- thing, because of the superior mobility Co-utlnned Pace Three. PASTOR SAYS THAW IS NO MORE INSANE THAN THEODORE ROOSEVELT Mattewan, N. Y.. Sept. U. Declarin; that Harry K. Thaw is no more insane than Is Theodore Roosevelt, Rev. Dr. John A. Wade, rector of the Church of St, John the Evangelist, of New York, to-day expressed the belief that Stanford White's slajer should be liberated. In this opinion he was backed up by Dr John S Wilson, Poughkeepsle's health officer, who accompanied him on his visit to the Mattewan Hospital. Rev. Dr. Wade had been Harry Thaw's close friend long before "the tragedy, and Is well acquainted with Mrs. Thaw, who visited her son yesterdaj- afternoon. Thaw is In the best of spirits, and Is actively planning another attempt to obtain his release. ' A iv alien "Wife; Gnshra Throat. Philadelphia. Pa . Sept 11 John Clark- son, living at 132s Mccieiian street. aw akened his w if e this morning and then horrified her by gashing his throat and both wrists with a razor According to the rollce. Clarkson had been drintlng. He will be given a hearing when he re covers. He has two children and has been out of work for some time. THE FATAL MENU. Three veal cutlets, breaded, with tomato sauce. Pickled watermelon rind. French fried-potatoes, with on ions. Apple pie, a la mode. Iced tea, with lemon. Strawberry ice cream soda. Iced ginger ale. in bis home when he tainted from pain and collapsed. Coroner Nevltt has not determined whether to have the body of Levinson exhumed, for the purpose of holding an autopsy. As the body was not em balmed. It will probably be difficult to ascertain the cause of death. The authorities say there is no evidence of murder and no reason to suspect foul play. They are satisfied that Levinson died from the meal he ate and the re- t reshmenta he tools Jurt after tbe meal, i caused, oy ievrasoD iaiung against a sola V- S.. A. '-'hy-1 v-vS-iJ:?i"-: sJVyfc-yj -A-v tK- t$tyi y'i 3s, ..