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Including Star's Sunday Magazine and COLORED COMIC SECTION fhe WEATHER Fair today and probably Mon day ;*not much change in temper ature; light variable winds. No. 343.? No. 18,659. POPE TO ELEVATE THREE AMERICANS TO CARDINALATE Archbishops Farley and O'Con nell and Mgr. Falconio Will Be Honored. SEVENTEEN ALL TOLD TO RECEIVE RED HATS Fifth Consistory pf Pius X Will Be Held November 27. PRELATES ARE OVERWHELMED Falconio and Farley Declare They Can Hardly Believe News?O'Con nell Absent From Boston Home, But His Appointment Was Expected. ROME. October 'JS?The Pope will cre ate a largo number of cardinals at the ?onBlst^ry to be held November 'St. The Most Rev. John M. Farley. Archbishop of New York, and the Most Rev. Wil liam II. o'Counell, Archbishop of Bos ton, are among those who will receive t'.ie red hat. Mgr. Diomede Falconio. spostolic delegate at Washington, also will l?e elevated, according to the an nouncement made today. The full list of prelates whose elevation to the cardlna late is officially announced is: Mgr S. M. Cos y Macho. Archbishop of Valladolid. Mgr. LMomede Falconio, apostolic dele gate at Washington. Mgr. A. Vico. papal nunrio at Madrid. Mgr J. Uranito ?le Belmont Plgnelli, ?x-pap;il nuncio at Vienna. The Most Rev. John M Farley, Arch bishop of New York. The Most Rev. Francis Bourne, Arch bishop of Westminster Th" Most Rev. Fran<is S. Bauer. Arch bl-hn|> of Olmuetz. Mgr. L. A. Ami-tte, Archbishop of Paris. The Most Rev Will am II. O'Connell, Archbishop of Boston Mgr F. V. Dul'illard, Archbishop of ("hambrey. Tlit Most Ret Franz X. Nagel, Arch to -hop of Vienna. M;-;r. de Ca brier. Bishop of Montpellier (France). Mgr. Bisleti. papal major domo. Mgr. l.uuari. assessor of the holy office. Mgr. Pompeii, secretary of the congre gation council. Mgr Billot of the Jesuit Order. Mcr Van Rossum. redemptlonist Surprised by Announcement. Hotii t!>?- announcement of a consistory and the names of those who $re to he elevated to the ? andinalate caused much surprise her??. Tlu intentions of the Pope ^eie kept entirely secret, the K'-neral ab sorption in tin war aiding materially In Maintaining the secrecy. Che v. b ctlon of 'he new cardinals is the \Ht IIIIIMIOI* <?'< OVNKI.I.. subject of interesting comment, owing . .ierlv to tlu- recognition the I'nittc States ha* received. That country has been granted three red h:?ts. which prad uall> will bed in,- a kind acquired riKh for ti e American ??pls?-opac\. Mgr. Va' conio is a- American citizen, and wit! Cardinal <libbona and Archbis'iops Farle And O'Connell, will bring the number ?> American prelates in the Sacred Collej:. Up to four. Archbishop Farley's e evation has canst <? (Continued on Second Page.; Chinese Administration More Hopeful. Now LOAN IS ARRANGED FOR Government Will Get $18,000,000 Through Belgian Syndicate. PANIC PREVAILING AT PEKING Many Fleeing From Capital?Mas sacre by Manchu Garrison Is Feared. | PEKING, October 2R.?The report of an imperialist victory in the vicinity of Han kow, which has been received from the minister of war, Yin Tchang, has re vived the drooping spirits of the admin istration. Additional comfort nas been found in the conclusion of a loan agree ment which, Chinese officials say, has just been arranged with a Belgian syndicate having French and British connections. The loan is for I1#,000,000, the price be ing with tt per cent interest. The syndicate receives 4 per cent commission. The financial group representing the four nations interested in the railway loan, the United States, Great Britain, France and Germany, took under advise ment a proposition for a loan of ?,000,000. but the United States financiers decided ^hat the present was an inopportune moment. This afternoon the diplomatic body held a meeting and considered the request of the viceroy of the province of "Chili for permission to police Tientsin with troops, which is contrary to the international protocol of The ministers, how ever. decided to permit the viceroy to do? so, owing to the serious conditions pre vailing. Cannot Seize Ships. The ministers decided also to author ize the consuls at Hankow to deal tem porarily with all Questions cropping up. but the seizure of foreign ships carry ing anything which may be called contra band of war, as threatened by the rebel leader, Gen. LI Yuan Heny, cannot be permitted. Regarding the appeal of Shanghai busi ness men, through the consuls, that a thirty-mile zone around Shanghai be de clared neutral, the ministers declined to assent, on the ground that it was a mat ter for decision by the powers. Panic prevails at Peking. Both Man rhu and Chinese families are taking pre cautionary measures against immediate disturbances. The Chinese are alarmed, owing to a report that the Manchu gar rison intends to begin a massacre if It meets with reverses at the hands of the rebels in the south. The Manchus also are said to fear a massacre on the part of the Chinese. Both continue to desert the capital. All trains are crowded and the foreign banks are receiving deposits and lumps of silver and gold. Foreign business houses within the legation quar ter are receiving treasure chests for safe keeping at high rates of storage. Many foreigners living outside the legation ?uarter are becoming alarmed and are ormulating, in conjunction with the le gations, measures against emergencies. Rebels Are Bolder. A fortnight ago. when the government (began to take drastic measures, the Chinese spirit seemed quelled. Now. since the defeat of the imperialists October 'JO and other evidences of Manchu weakness, revolution is talked openly. Meetings are held in seml-pubilc hostelrles and the police do not interfere. Certain revolu tionists. proclaiming themselves emis saries of the general organization, have entered the legation quarter and inform ed foreigners that Peking is organized and ready for revolt, only awaiting or ders from the revolutionary chiefs. They say the entire Chinese element of the garrison Is In sympathy with the move ment. The reported capture of Hankow by the war minister may. however, dampen the ardor of those who seem ready to go over to the revolution. One of the lega tions has a report from Hankow tonight that the rebeis retlfed before the im perialists without serious resistance. This causes the belief that Yin Tchang's vic tory may have been prearranged. On receipt of the report from the war min ister Yuan Shi Kal immediately issued orders that railway traffic l?etween Pe king and Hankow be resumed Monday morning. It is thought that Yuan's ne gotiations with the rebels may have pro vided for their retfrement to Hanyang. Two Distinct Parties. Two distinct |>artie.s have developed among the Chinese. One embraces the national assembly, most of the govern ment officials in both provincial and central governments and also the con servative business men. This party fa vors tin- continuance of the Manchus on the tnrone. although with a completely constitutional government. The other party, led by Wuchang. Canton and other rebels, alms at the expulsion of the Manchus from Peking. The hotheads mention such methods as were used in 11?? French revolution. It is rumored* that the imperial fam ily Intended to flee from the capital. The legations advised them to remain, pointing out that auch a show of de feat wo f.d only make conditions worse and cause more serious upris ings. It is stated that the Japanese government will not permit the im perial family to find asylum n Man churia. because of the certainty of their carrying their troubles thither. The national assembly continues its discussion of the constitutional pro gram for immediate adoption. At a secret session today the members dis cussed what att tude the assembly would take toward the rebels. It was decided that if revenge on the Mancnus was the motive of the revolution, the assembly would not support It, but if reformation of China was the object the assembly would devote all its en ergies to that result. HILL COMMENDS TAFT. Railway Chief Indorses Enforcement of Law Against Steel Trust. ST. PAUI.. Minn., October 28? James J. Hill toniKiit commended President 1 aft for whatever influence the Presi dent might have exercised in the gov ernment's suit to dissolve the United states Steel Corporation. Mr. Hill said that he indorsed President Tyft in the matter, even tJsough other so-called /aptains of industry had been reported as offering criticism. The railway builder, however, did not intimate that he approved of the law under which the proceedings have been instituted Among the defendants in the dissolu . i- n suit are three sons of Mr. Hill. ? The President has taken an oath to cn ?"orce the law," Mr. Hill said, "and he Is ?illy doing his duty. W hether the law Is vise or unwise is a grave question. But he President is right in enforcing It if t is the law. ? Now that we are in this thing we >ught to go through with it to the end. .Let us find out where we stand. Process Served on Rockefeller in Steel Trust Suit. CALL ARRANGED BY SON Court Officers Much Pleased With Their Reception. "MIGHTY NICE MAN," SAYS ONE Magnates Maintain Rigid Silence Regarding the Action Brought by Government. Special Dispatch to The Star. NEW YORK, October 28. ? John D. Rockefeller was the only one of the fifty big financiers named as defendants in the government's suit against the stee trust who was served with a summon today. The process was served in tht morning by United States Marshal Hen kle and Deputy C'roffitt They were mci at the Tarrytown station by a handsome double-seated carriage from the Rocke telier estate, and were driven to the great mansion of the oil king a-top of the loftiest hill of the Pocantlco range This was by arrangement made the day before through John D. Rockefeller, Jr., when the latter was served with a sum mons at his new office in the suite oc cupied by ^he Texas Company, sup posed to be the Standard Oil Company's chief rival, in the Whitehall building. ?.??e ??cerB encountered no trouble in ' **ock.efe,,er- They were im mediately ushered into the mansion by a butler, who conducted them half way ft?" t^,e. splendid hallway on the first ?Then' suddenly turning to the ngnt, the butler tapped gently on a Jfreat oak door, which was softly openea by the oil king himself. "Step In, gentlemen," said the richest man in the world in welcome to the marshals. "I had been looking for you," ii??iwcnt ,.on? *'and had my breakfost a little earlier than usual, in order to be ready to meet you." Receives Paper With Thanks. The summons was handed to Mr. Rock efeller by Deputy Croffltt. After glanc ing at It hurriedly the master of the Standard OH crumpled it up and tossed it on a table. "I am much obliged to you for your kindness in coming 'way out here at so early an hour," he said. I suppose you found the air crisp and a little cutting as you came up the hili to my house." ? '^?.ne to? c?ld." volunteered Marsha: Henkle. Ah. Ah." Mr. Rockefeller grunted, the while stroking his hands in front ot the middle line of his tightly buttoned breakfast coat. "If it's not too cold for yo"? J,"en 1 shall have a good time on the golf links this morning." the way," he added as an after thought, can't you gentlemen stay here a few hours and let me have you shown over the place? Or have you more sum monses to serve today that demand your immediate return to the city?" "No more today." responded Marshal Henkle, "but we've got to get bacK." The officers were driven briskly back to the station behind the same pair of high Rockefeller steppers that had' carried them out to the mansion. "Although Mr. Rockefeller forgot to ask us to sit down while we were in his house." explained Henkel, "we lound him a mighty nice man. I believe had we accepted his invitation to remain and be shown over his place he would have gone with us. I'm glad I met him." Magnates Maintain Silence. Steel trust magnates of all degrees ami factions maintained today the rigid si lence that has characterized all of them since the government filed its dissolution suit at Trenton. Thus far the Gary state ment, issued late Friday afternoon, is the only utterance that has come from anv steel trust source. That statement waj decided upon only after a long conference at the banking house of J. F. Morgan <v Co., between Mr. Morgan, Chairman Ga'y and George F. Baker, a leader of the dominant Morgan faction in the board m directors. Not until today, however, did it become known that their pronunci&mento of the giant trust, sounding, as it did. a stern note of defiance to the government, was formulated in the offices of ('halrmau Gary only after he had held a conversa tion by long - distance telephone with Francis Dynde Stetson, chief counsel of the corporation, and who framed its charter and its by-laws. Mr. Stetson lefi New York, a short time after news of the filing of the suit became known Thursday afternoon, for his country place at Ster lington. N. V. From there today he said, in response to a request for an expression as to the further course of the steel cor poration: "There is nothing for me to sav ;.t present. The chief officer or the colo ration spoke very plainly in the state ment he Issued Friday. I suppose i shall return to my office Monday,' hut if 1 feel then as I do now, 1 shall remain silent." Mr. Stetson's Course Unusual. Heretofore Mr. Stetson has seldom hesitated to talk freely about steel trus" affairs?the history, character, achieve ments and purposes of the corporation On more than one occasion he has frank ly proclaimed the pride he feels over hav ing assisted in the organization of the company and in its yreat success. His reticence at present is in line with the policy of the utmost caution that has been adop'ed by everybody direct y con nected with the nmna; ement of the trust. It was Intimated today by a prominent a tache of the Moruan bank that had not Judte J. M. Dickinson, who will prose cute the suit for the government a' the request of President Taft, spoken so free ly at Chicago the day the suit was filea about certain recent acts of the corpora tion, Chairman Gary would not have felt Impelled, under the advice of Me. srs Stetson and Morgan, to speak at a l, let a one in the defiant tone that character ized his statement of Friday. GIRL KILLED IN AUTO WRECK. Two Other Persons Badly Hurt When Machine Upsets. WIL.KESBARRE. Pa.. October 2s? An automobile accidrnt occurred on the Buttonwood road, three miles south of this city, tonight, which resulted in th death of one person and the injuring of iwo others, one fatally. Miss Gene McDowell, aged eighteen, daughter of R. C. McDowell, division freight agent of the Lehigh Valley rail road In this city, was so badly crushed that she died half an hour later in a hos pital. Her s'ster Jess, sixteen years old, was fatally injured. She had a leg broken and was hurt internally. William Broad head, the owner of the automobile, sus tained several lacerations and was badly shaken up. The party was going at a good rate of speed when control was lost of the steer ing gear, and the machine ran ^nto a dit h, causing It to turn turtle. Miss Gene McDowell was aught under the body of the heavy automobile. SQUASH CENTER TALKS OF THE WORLD SERIES. SEEK CLUE IN AUSTRIA IN KNABE MURDER CASE Woman Doctor Had Told Inti mate Friends She Was of Noble Birth. Special IHi-pauh to Th<* Star. INDIANA POL/IS. October 2S. ? Across the ocean in her own native province in Austria may be found the motive for the murder of Dr. Helene Knabe. former state bacteriologist, whose throat was cut in her apartments here. To a few close friends Dr. Knabe frequently Intimated that she was of noble Austrian birth. To none, however, did she ever tell any of the intimate details of tier life before her appearance In Indianapolis. It is upon tills small clue that the police base their strongest hopes of solving: the mystery. Gov. Marshall Active. Although they may have known it almost from the moment of the discovery of the crime, it uas not until Gov. Marshall of Indiana personally urged them to work on this information that the police began following it up by cabling to Vienna for it.formation concerning Dr. Knabe's early life. Gov. Marshall stated that the city and state should not spare money in employing the shrewoest detectives in the country. 'l\m governor will offer a reward of and lie says the city and state oUgilt to give <'oronit's Durliain's inquires in the case have shown that lie regards as piausibli* a theory that Dr. Knabe might nave been murdered by an assassin from across the ocean. The coroner has ex amined l>r. Knabe's private correspond ence and admits the possibility of an enemy of the Knabe family In Germany naving made a trip to this city. CRITICISE GERMANY'S ACTION. Refusal to Submit Moroccan Treaty to Reichstag Disapproved. BERLIN, October 2b.~The apparent in tention of the government not to submit the Moroccan treaty with France to the reichstag for action, merely informing parliament of its provisions and answer ing criticisms expressed in interpella tions, is sliarply criticise,;! in nearly all quarters. I'ndir the constitution the treaty does not require ihe approval of parliament, as it ooes not involve a change in the boundaries ol the empire in a stiict stnse ami uoes not call for an immediate ap propriation. However, the newspapers of widely ?divergent views declare mat it is un wise and improper to withdraw from the jurisdiction of parliament on a technical point a treaty aitecting :he vital imer tsis of the nation and involving ultimate ly h^avy expenditures. BUYS i COLLECTION. J P. Morgan Secures Old Manu scripts in Paris for $200,000. S ecial Cablegram t?> The Slur. PARIS, October 1>.?The finest collec tion of o.d manu.-cripts in i'aris will Oe on its way to J. Pierpont A^organ within two days- The collection was boughi from Kdmund Foule, the most erudite and celebrated collector in the French metrop olis*. ? Mr. Foule is eighty years old and has spent practically las wh le life collecting manuscripts and objects of art- Most of those bought by Mr. Morgan are :ifteeut.i and sixteenth century manuscripts. Many of them are in Latin and illuminated, some are in French. The price paid was $'Joo,0oo. M. Fou'.e lia> also a splendid collection of bronzes and sculptures, particularly a fine cfiurch stall and a virgin and child by Delia Kobbia. Mr Morgan tried to buy the whole collection, but Mile. Foule, the daughter of the collector, would not con sent to part with them. UPRISING IN HONDURAS Two Skirmishes Take Place Between Insurgents and Government Troops. TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, October 2S. ?There has been quite an uprising in the south and southwest of Honduras, though, owing to the attitude of the gov ernment, it has been impossible to tele graph facts outside the country. There were two skirmishes between insurgentsj "and government troops, in one of which' five men were killed. For a time the affair appeared rather serious, but the government insists the movement has been thoroughly suppressed. The penitentiary hero is nearly filled with leaders that the government could lay hands on. The principal men con cerned are outside the country, most of them in Salvador. Election Today. The election for president and vice president will be held tomorrow, and every one expects trouble then or very soon thereafter. <Ien. Manuel Bonilla. who led the revolutionary forces that re sulted in the retirement of President Davila, expects to be elected without great opposition. Acting President Rertrand lias taken measures to insure a peaceful election,] and he may be expected to take every possible precaution to prevent news of untoward incidents being circulated by j newspaper correspondents. GIRL LEAPS INTO BEAR PIT. I Seeks to End Life, But Animals Do Not Harm Her. : LIMA, Ohio, October V!S ?In an attempt to end her life while suffering from de spondency, Miss Anna Harter, thirty three years old, today leaped into a pit at the city park in which were confined two large black bears. The bears, however, refused to harm her and she was found in the pit some | time later by I-.ee Stuckey, a park at- j tache. The hears attacked him when he J went to the woman's rescue and drove I hiin from the pit, but he subdued them ! witli a stream of water from a hose and JraRjed Miss Harter from the inelosure. Miss Harter recently lost and this is believed to have preyed on her mind. She said she hoped the bears would de vour her. BEATEN BY SMALL MAJORITY. Popular Vote Against Reciprocity in Canada Not Large. OTTAWA. Ont., October 2s.?That the Laurier government and reciprocity were J beaten by a comparatively small popula vote is indicated by offic'al returns re ceived from 105 of the 2*21 constituencies In the 195 constituencies 1,001,55 votes were cast, and the majority agains I.aur'er and reciprocity was only .-.5,774. In the city of Toronto alone the popuk. majority for the conservatives was 25.0<h> The Proper j Location i ' Once decided on, the worst of 1 moving is over with. Many a useless trip of inspection is | I saved by an occasional rea iing of the bargains in THE STAR in houses, rooms, offices and apartments. COUPLE BADLY INJURED BT FAST-MOVING AUTO Man and Wife Knocked Down at Crossing?Thomas 0. May Arrested. Frank Tompkins, a policeman, and his wife. Ella Tompkins, were struck by a speeding auto and seriously Injured short ly after 11 o'clock last night at Florida and Rhode Island avenues. Thomas O. May, a plumber, living at 1029 Park road, the owner of tli?=? machine, who was at the wheel, was arrested and is being de tained pending the outcome of the in juries of the couple. Tompkins is carried on the rolls of the second precinct, but is assigned to duty at the White House, He suffered cuts and abrasions all over his body and a fracture of the right ankle. Ills wife re ceived a severe gash over the left eye, and, in addition to being badly cut about tiit* fa< e and arms. Is believed to be seri ously injured Internally. Accident Occurs at Crossing. The couple had just alighted from a street car and were crossing the street on their way to their home, at 3d and T streets northwest, when the accident occurred. L)r. R. T. Barber of 107 Rhode Island avenue northwest was one of the first to reach them, and he offered to convey them to their homes in his machine. His offer and thai of the police ambulance, which arrived shortly after ward. were declined by Mrs. Tompkins, however, and the couple walked with assistance to their home. They were attended by Dr. Barber and Dr. J. II. Branson of 1428 Massachusetts avenue northwest. May Charged With Assault. May was taken to No. 8 precinct and detained on a technical charge of as sault. At an early hour this morning friends were arranging for his release on bond. Tompkins has been a member of the po lice force for twenty years. He was one of the first men appointed to the force after the law requiring a military record for an applicant for tue police force >.ui> revoked. He was for many years con nected with the first precinct. He Is a native of Fauquier county, Va. Two Other Accidents. I*. H. Lowe of 8 Rhode Island avenue northwest, .suffering from cuts and bruises about his leg and arm. was hurried to the Emergency Hospital last night about !?:yo o'clock from the Ifitli street bridge across Rock creek. He was struck by an auto- j mobile that was operated by Edward Chapman of the Portm r apartment House. Lowe and a companion were wa king cross the bridge when the automobile .lit him. Chapman stopped his machine is quickly as possible and took the in jti.ed boy to the hospital. After the in ur.es were dressed he took Lowe to his nome. Di nnis Lynch of 7X1 3d street north est received Injuries to his face as a re* alt of being knocked down last night on 1 street near 2d street northwest by an ntninobiie operated by J. Frank Rushe f H.vattsville. Md. Mr. Lynch refused ospitai treatment. REPULSED BY FEDERALS. iTiity of Zapata's Men Killed in an Encounter. MEXICO CITY.* October 28.?Fifty of ^apata's insurrectionary army were killed esterday n one encounter at Yecapixtla, near Cautla, according to a special re ?eivid by the Hera'd tonight. Tlie Zapatistas were repu sed. The fed eral losses are not reported. Three Reported Ki'led in Wreck. CANTON. Ohio, October 28.?Three per sons are reported Killed and a dozer. thers seriously injured in a railway accl dent at Minerva, Ohio, fifteen miles from this place. I Appeal May Be Made in Mc Namara Case. BASED ON TWO RULINGS Court Denied Challenge by Defense Against Talesmen. FOUR ABE NOW IN JURY BOX Third Week of Trial at Los Angeles Ends in a General Snarl. LOS ANGELES. Cal.. October 28.? Strong possibility of an appeal for a I change of judge marked the close today of the third week of the McNamara mur der trial, which ended In a general snarl One such demand already has been re fused by Judge Walter Bordwell, the re fusal being backed by an affidavit from ^ Judge George H. Hutton, presiding judge | of the twelve departments of the superior court of Los Angeles county, certifying the impartiality of Judge Bordwell. A further appeal, if made, would be based to a great extent, it is known, on two rulings made today by Judge Bord well. in which he denied challenges by the defense against A. C. Winter and Walter N. Frampton as Jurors. Both were '-allenged for bias. heir examination covers scores of ,es of the record in the trial of James McNamara for the alleged murder Charles J. Haggerty, one of the vlc iiis of the explosion which wrecked the Los Angeles Times building a year ago. Still Under Challenge. Both men are still under challenge to night. tt having occurred to Attorney Lecompte Davis for the defense, after the adverse ruling of the court, that neither had been Interrogated as to whether he would vote for conviction In a capital case on circumstantial evidence alone. Each said he would not, and this Is ground for challenge under the law. The state resisted. Assistant District Attorney Ray G. Horton declaring that such challenges should have been offered i sooner or not at all? that if the men were against hanging it Is so much the better for the defense, and that the statu tory provision never was Intended and could not be used as "a savior of per emptory- challenges." "We don't want Frampton or Winter on that Jury because they are not fair minded men," cried Attorney Joseph Scott for the defense, in response to this. "We want them off. no matter whether the challenge is on the ground that ap j pears 'beneficial under other olrcum j stances or not." Four Talesmen Accepted. Four talesmen accepted by both sides as to cause, but still subjeot to peremp tory challenge, two more now under chal lenge for cause and six In the box await ing examination was the showing at the end of the third court week. One panel of 125 veniremen has been exhausted and another of forty is nearly gone. The jurors accepted as to cause are Seaborn Manning, farmer; Robert X. Bain, carpenter; George W. McKee. real estate dealer; F. D. Green, orange grower. Clarence S. Darrow, chief counsel for the defense, refused tonight to discuss his plans, but other attorneys for the de fense admitted that appeals for change of Judge is their legal recourse. If the ap peal should be refused, it still would be part of the record, as subject. In the opin ion of the defense, for appeal to a higher eourt in the event of an unfavorable ver dict. Make Contradictory Statements. The record shows that Winter and Frampton, under questioning by oppos ing counsel, made many contradictory statements, some of which they them selves could not reconcile. This point was brought out by Judge Bordwell on ruling on Frampton. "The court is of the opinion that from the testimony of Mr. Frampton. taken as a whole, he will give both sides of this case a fair and impartial trial, and is qualified to stt as a Juror. That will be the ruling of the court,'1 said Judge Bordwell. TURKS EASILY WISED Attacks by Small Forces on the Italians in Tripoli. ROME. October 28?A dispatch from Tripoli of current date says that in the early morning hours small forces of the enemy made three successive attacks. These were chiefly directed against the Italians guarding the Boumeliana wells, but the Turks were easily repulsed. Recon naissances by aeroplanes disclosed an oasis on the left of the Italian position still o cupied by the enemy. It is now stated that it was the Turkish general's chief of staff and not the gen eral who was killed in the light Thurs day. A dispatch from Tobruk reports that an Italian force sent out to examine the te.e graph lines was attached by Arab horsemen, who were driven off after the Italians were reinforced. Offers of Aid to Turkey. Offers of assistance from many of the 400.<M) Turkish subjects In the United States, and expressions of allegiance t" the imperial government, received at the Turkish embassy here during the lasi few weeks, resulted n the issuing the i.ullow.n-, statement yesterday by Yous . ouf Zia Pacna, the Turkish ambassador. "The imptriai Ottoman emuatmy ueg., to express th.ough the medium of tn?. press its thanKs a.id appieciatlon t<.? .nose who have tendered tneir sympathy with the Ottoman government .n tn? present war with Italy, and to those who nave offered to serve with the Ottoman forces in Tripol The exchange of paree s post packages between Turkey and Italy has been su: j.ended, and the Lost Office Department makes the announcement coupled with the information that such packages as may be address d to Italian post offices n Turkey should not be accepted at the post offices in this country. Carnegie Elected Lord Bector. ABERDEEN, October 29.?Andrew Car negie was today ejected lord rector of the University of Aberdeen. There was no opposition. AGREE UPON A BILL Wove of Civic Associations for Universal Transfers. COMMITTEE TAKES ACTION All Street Railways in District Brought Within Provisions. PENALTY FOR EACH VIOLATION All Transfers to Be Free and Issued Upon Request of Pas sengers. , . A ft or a .session that lasted until past 12 o'clock last nlRtit the special committee, represent.nt; the chairmen of the railwsy committees of various civic association* in the District, put the finishing tow he* upon a universal transfer bill for presen tation to Congress. The bill differs from similar measure* now pending in Congress in t) it .t fails ; to provide for a half fare for s hool chil dren. It is learned that this feature was eliminated upon the recommendation of one of the District Commissioners on the grounds that without it the hill would be apt to meet with less opposition in Con gress. The half-fare plan for school children has not been abandoned, however, it wan announced, and will be embodied in a special bill to be drawn up later. For Division of Fares. Other features of the latest promised universal transfer measure are the pro visions that the charters of the railway companies shall be amended in order t<> conform with the act and that fares shall be divided between the companies exchanging the transfers Samuel Alci; Haw ken, I'. J. Ryan and 1*. V. Heating, with Attorney Charles W. Darr as mem ber ex-ofticlo, compose the special com mittee which drew up the hill The measure will t?e presented to ti,? committee of sev^n. representing th? chairmen of the railway committ< es, at a meeting to be held Tuesday night ne\t. and Friday night it will he presented to the railway committee chairmen them selves. After that It will so to the Cham ber of Commerce and other civic or ganizations for final apj roval. The special committee held two meet ings before whipping the bill into shape. The measure, as drawn," is shorter than anv of the universal transfer bills now before Congress. Provisions of the Measure. The bill will bear th? title: "An act to require all street railway companies operating in the District of Columbia to issue free transfers, inter changeable from the lines of one company to those of another, and for other pur poses" It provides: "That thirty days after the passage of this act all street railway companies op erating within the District of Coluiuoia shall at all times issue, fiee. reciprocal, continuous, universal transfers, Inter ! changeable from the line or lines ot one i company to the line or lines of another, ! which shall be good at all points ot inter I section in said District on all interse t Ing lines and otherwise as hereinafter j>ei forth. "I'rovided. That all railway lines op era ting within the District of Columbia shall, upon receipt of the original fare, issue a tiansfer upon a transfer over any or all lines it operates or controls; or, at request ot a passenger at any tine wnile upon the line or lines of said com pan j, issue a reciprocal transfer to the line ot another company, which latter compan\ at request of the passenger shall i.-sue a transfer upon a tran*ter over any lines or lines it operates or controls, to enable said passenger to make a continuous trip. Railway Lines Included. "The provisions of this act shall apply to the Washington-VI: ginla Railway < 'om pany, to the Bladensburg. Spa Spring and Gretta Railroad Company; the Hultimore and Washington Transit Company and the Great Falls and Old Dominion Railwa> Company, and transfers under this act shall be issued and received as *-oo<i respectively at liith street and I'einsvl vatiia avenue northwest, 15th and H streets northeast, ;w?th and M streets northwest and 14th and Kennedy stieet. northwest. "The provisions of this act nhall also apply to the Capital Traction Com pany. the Washington Railway and r^Sectrh Company a.tul all linVs controlled a' <t operated by it. and reciprocal transf'i* shall be Issued and received by said rail way companies good at tlx cnriiir <>r IMii anil <J streets northwest. "And further provided. That each rail way company in th? District of Columbia shall redeem aT the rate of two and one twelfth cents each and all transfers Is sued by It and received by uny other rail way company. Penalty for Violation, ' That any railroad or railway companr. or any officer, agent or employe of any railroad or railway company, operating tn the District of Columbia vlo.atlng any of the provisions of th.s act should be guilt' of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be fined not less than ttfty or more than one hundred dollars ft ? each offense, or be imprisoned in ?!?? Washington asylum and jail for not less than one month nor more titan days, or be both so lined and Imprisoned in t! <? discretion of the court, and that all pros editions for violations of the provision* < f this act shall U- on information tiled in the Police Court !?> the corporation . .cm sel of the District of Colunib ?. or an. of his assistants duly authorized to a ? i for him. upon the sworn complaint ?>'" any person setting forth a violation ?.f this act Conflicting Laws Repealed. "That all acts or parts of a-ts now tn force in the District of Columbia, in so far as they are inconsistent with any of the provisions of this act. are repealed and all acts or parts ot acts or amend ments thereof incorporating any of the street railway companies aforesaid ht<? hereby amended so thai all tie- charters thereof and all a -ts amendatory thereof shall be and they ale herei?> fuit.ter attended so as to conform to the pro visions of this act. "That Congress reserves th^ right to alter, amend or repeal this act." WANTED TO BE SENT HOME. So Young Austrian Immigrant Pointed Pistol at Policeman. NEW YORK. October 2*.?Krest Schnaek. a young Austrian, said n po lice court today that he had purposely violated the new law a ainst carry in; dangerous weapons so that the tmmr ra tion authorities would send him home free of charge. The boy arrived he o from Vienna last Tuesday. By Fr day !? became homesick. He had read In a German paper that foreigners found car rying dangerous weapons would be d* ported, so he went on the street with hi* revolver, pointed It at the first policeman he met and then peaceful'y ^ave it ut? and submitted to arrest. The court has not yet decided what to do with him.