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only newspaper published lr Newport News that receive th? full news service of ths Asso ciatad Press. VOL. XIV. NO. 211. PELLAGRA SPREADING AT AN ALARMING RATE One Thousand Cases of flraoge Disease Reported in North Carolina. ONE COUNTY FREE FROM SCOURGE Autopsy Performed Upon Negro, Who Died Violently Insane, Leaves Phy- ^ sicians Mystified as to Origin of Disease?Ninth Death at Durham and Two New Cases Found. (By Associated Press.) nrnilAM, X. C. Sept. 13?Pallagra Is spreading in thiistate at an alarm bag rata. The ninth death In this lo? cality occurred here tonight, two new cases stare discovered today and one of the two survivors of the eleven re? cently afflicted will die within a week in all picbab?lty. There nre said to be one thousand cases of the disease in North Caro? lina at the present time and but one county, Onsliiw, it is declared, is with? out a patient. Autopsy Conducted. The first atltoiisy upon a pellagra victim in North Carolina was per fr rmed tonight on George Mebane, a large negro, who had just died, vio- , lenfly insane. Though the germ was found, no i other trare of the disease was discov- | ered. The heart and other organs were in perfect condition. Prior to the negro's death guinea pigs were in nceulated with the blood. They have shown no signs of the disease yet. I Physicians Mystified. Late toight physicians, who con? duct the autopsy, declare themselves as coinpltely mystified as to the origin of the disease. All parts of the dead man were put on preservative for fur? ther examination. AMERICAN SHIPS WAVED FOR PRESIDENT'S TRIP Mr. McHaarg Deprecates Suggestion That New Orleans Inspection be Made Under Foreign Flag. (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, D. C. Sept. 13.? Deprecating the suggestion that Presi? dent Taft's party, which will inspect New Orleans harbor on October 3n it lr. said, "must make the trip under a foreign Mag," Acting Secretary ot Commerce and I.abor McHaarg has advised the collector of customs of that port that efforts will be made to secure American vessels for the President's insertion of New Orleans' harbor and the lower Mississippi. Mr. McHaarg says in bis letter dated to? day: 'The department prefers not to answer the legal question until ef? forts have been made, for which there hi ample time, to secure American vessels for the purpose. It is reluctant to believe that at our principal gulf port American shipping has so dwindled, that to enabie the president cf the I'nited States and a small body of Amerieins to spend a few hours on the greatest Asweriran riv? er, they must make the trip under a foreign flag." WOULD BeT?ICIDE MAI Bt RICHMOND LAWYER Man in Horrible Condition in Lexing? ton. Ky. Hnspital. Believed to be William M. Justus. LKX1NC.TON. KY., Sept 13.?A men believed lo he W M. Justus, of Richmond, Va.. a .awyer, is in St Jcseph hcspital here with both sb??t out and his wri t horribly ed as result rf an attempt at sal ck*e. He nil! likely recover though horribly disfigured. His eyes were take:. Irom th< lr '-><<!.. Sa'nrd.tv night, they having been thriis? far out oa his rheecks by the force of the bullet which he fin-d through hia Beast Frida; afternoon. Several telegrams have been recelv Bfl here from Kk-hmoad concerning' the man atid today a delegation of, Ri. hiU"t?d people ts expected here to try and ieVntlfy htm The man is a J Mason and under newt of Masonic secrecy has revealed his name to the Rev J W porter, who was until a year ago stationed at Newport News. Va. as pastor of the First nantUt church This in heflevrd to fend' strength In the bo-'lef that the man U Juetis. although he has denied that at his aarae His ,.hy?k-ian and the hospital pen- | pie rwfwwe to ?IVw any one to see him ?na)avr although "u Salnrdsv he talked freelv He has rmwn worse since the nhvstclan toM him last sigh' . (Mt brth his eves had been rrmov | NIW TARIFF DOES NOT APPLY 70 CANAL ZONE Acting Attorney General EMis Decides isthmian Territory is Not a ' Possession." (By Associated Press). WASHINGTON. D. C, Sept. U.? The new tariff Ihw Of August ."> last does not applv to the Istbmiaa citial zeno. according to a decision given by Acting Attorney General Wade H. Ki? lls, to the secretary of war and an? nounced tcday. The canal zone Is not one of tho "lmssessions'- of the I'nite l States ?ithin the meaning of that term In the first- clause of the tariff ret, says the acting attorney general but rather is a place subject to the use, occupation and control of the 1'nited Stales for the construction hod maintenance of a ship canal con? necting the waters cf the Atlantic and Pacitic. The effect t.f this decision will lie to continue the present system by which the Panama government collects duties on imiwrtations. \ COMPLIES UNDER PROTEST. Pennsylvania Railroad May Appeal From Commits on's Order. (Hy Associated Press). WASHINGTON, I). C, 8< pt. II! ? The lvnn> ylvania Knlroud will com? ply under protest with orders r> in? ly issued by the luterstate Commerce Commission providing for a gemr.il balance sheet ;tat< nnut and for the tnatunnt of expenditures fcr addi? tions and betterments. This means that the r; ad li.JSf.IM the right to appeal front the Ooassais :ion"s ordi r at any time and It is said that the ma ter of this classiti catiLti of expenditures on the road will be. fui:ght out in the courts. Bleriot Leaves Brescia. (Hy Associated press.) HRKSCTA. ITALY.. Sept. 11 Itleriot, the Kreuch aviator, left here today. Rougler remains here and for another week he and other aviators will continue their flights. Elf OPlsliPIN Charges Democrats With Extrava? gance in Running Stale. CONSTITUTION VIOLATED HE SAYS Republican Candidate Declares Vir? ginia School System is Side Issue of the Democratic Machine?Maiden Speech of Campaign. (Special to .he Daily Press). WOODSTOCK, VA., Sept. 13.?Cap? tain W. P. Kent, Republican candi? date for governor, made his maiien speech ?f the campaign hfre today before a Fmall audience. The captain read his epeech and this, to an ex teat, spelled its effect. However, his hearers were enthusiastic and fre? quently applauded him. Captain Kent in the beginning asserted that he did ! not propose to inaugurate an abusive j campaign He mod a gwd |>art of, an hour in charging the Democrats; with extravagance in running the state government. He said 'he salaries of sta'c offi- | r<:s had been increased ;>ne hundrd per cwnt in five years and in doing so the new constitution had been vlo- ! lattd and If elected, he pledged 'nu the salarie, w< uld Is- cut Further bei rromh-ed better nods and critfei*? <! , the . Democratle plan. He promised to lock out for the vrteran^*" Attack' School System. With reference to the iraMic -c:i ol system, be smtchingly attark- <i ; ?>? prveeat system, saying it wa? used| a* a side issue of tae D-nwratie machine ar.d that t< achers could BBBj I g.' jobs With p-.lftical pull. aTatra-i vjganer in the school ?yitem wa.< also charg? ?f to ^hc iu nxceats The sch'oht he said w< rc not designed b> Desaocrata ta aid the pupil who wanted an ?dneatien. If elected he promised to Cqnsliz-^ j taaee and goven the state more croo emu-ally and to put and east to ihe wijfefrrl Itrtncrrattr methods.'He hi finked that he ?cid ade?? If., R. publcan federal plan wurt h,. Bl Id up in Bl trjieri.'ou. With reference 'o hi* o, he ransed much merr; id tha' the judge roeM (lay two tunes at once and get ' n both sides . f a qirstton He SVchred I ? m to be a man of many vagnrw < Mann's recrd us a RepwntVan It wWlar*4 would tw a matter of hon rat analysis if he had stool still long enough to he pas fmraphed A 'el- tram was read fron? llMJjf regretting his sua voidable a bus am. I NEWPORT NEWS. ONE ESQUIMAU REACHED IK mm PEARY Eging Wail (tie Only Ian to Stand on Apu With American Explorer. DETAILS OF flNAl DASH LEARNED Leaving Eighty-ninth Parallel on April 3, Reduced Party Made at High as Twenty-five Miles a Day on Some of Final Marches?Marvin's Death. (By Associat??d Press.) BATTI.U HAIll'.OIt. LABRADOR. Sept. 13?The Associated Press tug Thomus Douglas arrived here this af? ternoon. Commander Peary's steamer Roosevelt was found to be in good ((?udilitn and will leave Battle Harbor j on Thursday or Friday for North j Sydney. From there the Steamer will DM i ( '-'I to New Y< rk and if it is pos? sible sht. will take part in the naval parade at the Hudsoii-Fulton cele I ration. / From members of the Peary Arctic expedition cn beard the steamer BoeagwaJt a numlK-r of details of the tJash ha the pass have been gleaned. These details are as fellows: Only Two Reached Pole. The only men to reach the pole cere commander I'esry aud one Es? quimau. Kging Wah by name. The ether white members of the various parties that left Cape Columbia were sent back one by one as Peary drew nearer daily to his cbjective poiut. Mathew Hensun and three Esqui? maux the only otber members of the reduced party that made the final dash were left one march south of the pole. Captain Robert A. Bartlett and Ceorge /torup started February 27 front Cape Columbia, with a number of Esquimaux and dogs on the march across the ice. beading north. On March 1 Commander Peary left Cape Columbia . wiih his party rrnslstSng of sever: white men. seventeen Es? quimaux and i.:>; dogs. On March 4 Peary iame up with Bartlett, who had pitched his camp at the side of a lead of water which it was im|iossible to cross. The combined parties had to wait unti! March 11. seven days before further progress was possible. The sun was seen for the flr.-.t time March and a short way from the 81th parallel. The supply of alcohol was running short, and Borup return? ed to Cai>e Columbia for a fresh stock. March n Borup overtook Peary again and brought a supply cf oil and alco? hol. The division under Professor Ross G. Marvin joined Peary the same day McMillan's Feet Frozen. At this |>oin! Professor Donald B. McMillaji was sent back, his feet hav? ing Ix'en badly frozen. Borup return? ed to land from 8.~>.23 with two Es? quimaux. The i>arty now consisted of 12 men. l<> sledges and 8."> dogs. Bart let: was stiil beating out the trial two days ahead of Peary. Marvin took ob? servations at KS.41 and then started on his return march. On the next /march Bartlett made a record trip, covering _o miles. This 1t'light him to 85.28*. The party m w consisted of Pearv*. Bartlett. Ma'bew. Hons.,Ii. the negro man who has lwen ivary's ;<crsonal assistant on so many of his expeditions, the Esquimaux, seven sledges and sixty dogs and the joiimov northward was resumed. The ice was perfectly level as far as the eye could see. Ready for Dash to the Pole. Bartlett took the observation on the S8th parallel on April 2 and then telcUntiyly returned, leaving Pearp. sienson and three K?iu:maux with crovisions fit w days to make the final dash to the pole This reduced i?arty started, on the morning cf April .1 The men walked that day for ten hour* and made 2? miles. Then they slept near the *!? parallel While crossing a stretch of rcMug ice 3So yards wide the sledge broke through It si. saved, bat two ?f the Esquimaux had aar row escape* fn m drowning The ice was still good and 'he dogs were fas grant shape They made as high as ti miles a day. The next obscrvatlcn was made at SSJS. The qett two marc hex ware mad*- in a dense fog. The ,_n was sighted on the third march and aa observation showed :.; Flag Hoisted st the PonP. The prle was reached April C. and g series of obeervaiions were lak? es at go penry deposited bis re? cord, and hoisted I he American flag The Kssperatnre was 22 d'grigs bs> k-w *em Pahren bee The pole ap? peared ss a froren sea Pe-irv tried to take ? re nnding. trot rot no as*tans st l,Sn*j rat boons Prary stayed st the pole for thirty VA., TUESDAY. Si burs hours and then started on his j return Journey the afteraoog of April On the return the marches were continncd and Peary and the Es? quimaux suffered g_a_tlj ftom fatigue They had their first sleep iti the end of the eighth march from the ixile. in the Iglos left liv Itartlett. Here there was a violent --now storm. Oa April 22 .the part] reached the vertical edge of the laud ice west of Ca;>e (\ lumbla. The E-qutmuux were s* slighted to reach land and the party alefM for two days They repaired their sledges, rested th..- dogs, and re ?uiuing the Journey reached the Roosevt It April 27 How Mari/in Lost His Life. Marvin left Peary rn the way up on Friday. March M to return Id the ship. He had with him iwo Ksqul nimix and seventeen dog*. The story <f the professors death ua-< ohtaiued from one of the Esquimaux April In Marvin was 15 soilga from CtafM Columbia. He starteii o?i that morn? ing, walking ahead The Esquimaux were delayed in pinking thg klgdajM I fact that permitted Marvin to get a good start on them When the Es? quimaux arrive, at an opgg lead they !!? ticed that the young ice was broken about .."> yards out and they saw ?liai looked like a man'I body float? ing In the center of 'he lead, Owing 10 the treacherous condition of th'1 ice the Esquimaux could not venture out. They returned to the Roosevelt and reported. Captain BarUetl then went hack to the i?olnt they designated and recovered Professor Marvin's spare hoots and other belongings which were still on the lee where the Es? quimaux hsd left them. The superstition? of their race pro 1 vented the Esquimaux from bringing th" dead man's offo-ts with them Pn fes.-or Marvin's reeordd were sav? ed. HARRLMAN'S POLICIES WILL BE C0R1IHVEI I Dead Financier's Personal Represen? tative Elected to Union Pacific Directorate. (By Associated Press). NEW YORK. Sept. 13.?The contin? uance of the llariiman policies in the management of Union I'aclftc. South? ern Pacific and the chain of alii I reads was made certain today, tem? porarily at least, when Robert S. I?v ett. E H llarriinan's personal coun? sel, wis elected to sutceed Mr Har ribian at the head of the executive commit too iTthe I'nion Pacific. Tc strengthen further the dom: nance if the ilarriman idea." Jacob H. ;hlff and William Rockefell, r ? both h?a\U interested in the Ilar? riman otitt rprises?were elected di? rt clor? in place of Mr. Ilarriman and the hat? H H Rogers and also wore placed qg the executive committee-. The Union Pacific still r> mains with? out a president, as Mr. ilarriman oc cupbd this iiositien also. It is und< r rtood, how< ver. that on oi?cratlng man?proba' ly L. F. Lore, provident of the Delaw-are tt Hudson, will be elected f< r he place at the annual mee ting of stockholders to be he-Id cn October 12. r The office which Judge Lovett as? sumed today is the most im; ort ant in the management and financial su pcrvkion of the l"n:un Pacifle-. The directors . f th. Semthem Pacific will me?t ?cmorr.w. It i.? t_k.cn for grant? ed that th. ir aetion |* fully fopea.t id t.y today's mce-tiug and that Ju-lgv lx>vitt w:!: I* ?agsngj as chairman ot that exefutive committee aim in Mr. Harriman's place, with Jacob Schiff I tr some erbe i-artner In the firm n_ Kuhn. Lach and Company si his right a,; director and ne lubvr of the < xc cutlre committee. As It atassshl today the ex-cutive cenimitt.e r> mains in the parlai.r,. ot the street, a "Kahn Loeb-Standard Oil-Board." F r betid) ? Judge L<m't Jacob H. Schiff and Willi im RccgefellcT. the saesabers are H. C. Prien, of PHta borg: Marvin Ll.witt. pr<sid< nt of th Chicago A Noribwewtem. and Prank A. Tarderlip. m the National City Bank. New York. The failure of the Morgan int- re.-t.. to gain a ntare oa the reconerruet? a board was a ?urprise In Wall s're. L where ta.'t tul. rwmers had been agaasx gjewcral i rrdenes. Judge l,.?.ft. who In vte-w of h*s new off*-- <rew? for the moment ear of rtv most gsnsnlai at raiKoa I awn In the j.nbiic eye. caase 11 New V rk c tv to 1*K Horn in Texx? ij year- ?.?? he ?nt;r<d th* rallroid aar? ahlb s ! ? y am a f pi i nvowtn imtght chr* t.r th. Hoq.ioa Kit dt We*- Teva? Railroad at Houston. Wbi;. . .i a frel.lil rj. rk h. tud. <i fcta M night and t itatasdty .' tie -:.T. e un.-l lor UM aih*- an. a dtstrlct repaid and tbea enerai eaUBBMfl His s?-xt *?< p ?a srmhei-vt .. is a grna which re per r-nt. * >. ? i., rn Pae ;?c ||c r? hane so d< ?"*'d to < jSs system ?nl t Ir nsmman last h? was. sssge g"? rai o-no - I ? <h ->? II eft-WI *r*e years aps Harrimaa breght ?wi -o fbk. cHy a'TKMBKK 14. IWLK PRESIDENTOf TRUST GO. | CUTS HIS flWH THROAT Nervous Breakdown Beiieved to Have Been Cause (or John HV. Castle's Suicide. DIRECTOR OF CHESAPEAKE & OHIO Friends Searching for Prominent Cor? poration Official and Clubman Find His Body Cold In Death at Grand Union Hotel?Had Been in Sani tarium Recently. (n.v Ae.<ociat< <I l*0M*). I NEW YORK. Sept. lo?John W. Castles, prusldent of the I'nion Truat j I mnpany, of this city, capitalized at: ji eiiii.iiMi. a eiinetnr in'ithcr well j Jtnown corporations, jtxl | -Miulrn nt in | club and t ? rial HTe in this city *mi I the yiuth. cut Iii.- throat from ear to ear in the Gtand I niiiii Hod I I nisht i nnd was found dead stretched BCTOM i a led. He had heel in ill health for sometime and Ml suicide Is nscrilK'l Bbh I] to a in rv us breakdown and ? rot to financial troubles. HU body discovered about 9 o'clock ! tonight by his brother, Hurton S. j Castles, who. having liecomc alarmed ! ! ai Mr. Castles' failure to return home ! from the hank, I?-gan a search thrmigii I I the hotels. Arriving nt the Grand j I'nion at Forty-si'cond street nnd j Park avenue he feund that Mr. Cas-. ties had registered there under BB| j e wn name at 4:20 o'clock today and) had g* nc Immediately to th? room an- 1 rixned him en the second floor. As. ' his body was Uvni raid tonight In- j dicates that he ended his life soon I after closing fhe door behind him. j The I dv, dr --stwl only In the tin . <b rgarnients. was bins across the j I bed In the room while on a table near- i I by was a l>!o-.dy razor with which he ' j had ende-d his life. Kxamlmtlon ; showed he had severed lrfKh the wind I pipe and the carotid arhrr but not ' ! withstanding this he hnd had made j his way to the bed. Probably Stood Before Mirror. The position of the razor leads to the belief that he stood before a mir? ror while slashing his throat. On a dresser near the led t?ere I was an eight ounce Lottie, unlabelled, but containing a ixingent acid. Wheth : er be had taken any ?.f this before 'cutting his throat had not been as? certained t< night A ;bysician ? ). summoned. hastily, but the banker was beyond aid. The pot toe a no cornner were then notified and an in v<stigaiion begun. Acr rding to his friends Mr. Castle? was thrown into ill health by over? work. In Sanitarium Recently. Not long ago Mr. Castles condition j l?< came so se rious that he was sent to a sanitarti:m at Kerhonkst n. N;w York, in Clster cunty. where he re? mained for three' months under treat? ment Mr. Castles' widow and two chil? dren are in the- Adirondack* wherr? !b?y have been spending the summer. She was notified of her husband's death tonight. Coming originally fr< at the sonth. where nc was well known in Terns and l?ui>iana, Mr Castles moTvd to New York to n? srme the presidency of the Guaranty Trust Cnmiatny reve-rai year* a; H it in Oka latter part of last year ha re-j signed this pot.ilion and on the open? ing es" the New Year Me-|>ped in a-> head of th<- I'nion Trust Company. Looked >n Vain for Note In the search for the e.e spend, nt I hanker this evening his brcthcr was! I *< et mpanle-d by Kit It Springs, n di I rector of fh, Charlotte V C Klectrtc I Railway. |.=ght and Powe r Coropau). j and a life long friend f the Castles j After the Unding of the body they j louke d la vain for a ? f?? or Maar j I ? xplamlng hu suicide. Mr. Cv?U?? had latge Internet* *a "I- xa* und was at one time pre sident of the H Mem in Treat Cosapnay. of New Orleans. A Dtrector of the C. A O. R< stnV-a bwtag prestdwai of the t'a *?a T uef Osasnany Mr. Castles wan a d r.ri, - ,f tar c ntral Park North and OM m I i Kallrcr I Company "e CBBtial nf Gewrgia ttnllway turn pnny; the Chesspnaht * Okie Baft I r ad Company, the Hnnovrv National P^nk of this ettv. the Mary Und Trswt Company. . t rtaltininre and He* Mar Ilrkfowu. .V J Treat Coesaaay He WSW I mied Ml Sir, trurlre for tb Northern Assaraa* teeaiaay U4. of l^tndon imaginary war in progress in germany Emperor W Hum on Hand to Witness Msnoeuvers of the Red. ? and Blue*. (By Assoc.ated Press). MKIIGF.NTIIKI.M WITITTKNIUKG. i S< pt. 13 -The annual nianocuvers of | ttu- imperial army began bore today. It was II o'clock In the morning when as u n suit of (K)litlcal t-n |BB between two luuiglniiry v atos ,th< i (I an.I the lilue, ?ai was deolu: d| mid word sent forth thiough ut th IL'o.onu officers and mcu. Kmpcrur William arrived en the field lit one o'clock Kg BhBJMtad ? hor?o |n the blue territi ff and watch Bi the cavalry evolutl w ills nri Jesty [? Blind in the pi. ?>s? quir ti t. and will ni< tor out BaV ' day >'>| the scene of tje manor uver. The military dirigible Cross II made Ita | first appearance on the field today. The airship ascended in n heavy tulst and cmiImiI nt a low nltitude. It wits not long beloie the enemy ob? served It, and the rid's machine giiti.i iqiencd Are. The Oroase II retired and vanished In the m'st, but it la rumored ii're B night that the airship was caught In a tree and was later captured by the reds. Carpenter?Catlett. Miss luulah Catlett. nieco of Mrs. M. j. Savage, of HI Twenty eighth street, ami Mr. Clinton Cariientcr, of this city, were married Sunday at the homo o! Mrs savage. The ceremony was performed by Rev. I-olyd T. Wil? son. I). D.. pastor of the New-|>ort News Baptist church. Mr. and Mrs Chi lett left after the ceremony for their wedding trip and they will make their home here on their return. Well Known Chess Player Dead. (Bv Associated Prss.i LONDON, Sept. 13.?The death 1? j announced of Francis (5. Lee, the well know n c*h< ss player. OEWEY PROUD OF NAVY Splendid Record Made of! Virginia Capes Delight Admiral. BACK FROM HOT SPRINGS VACATION _ i Unofficial Report Says Louisiana Hit Targets Sixteen Times in Sixteen Shots? More Ships Needed to Main? tain Highest State of EfTic.ency. (By Associated Pre3s). WASHINGTON, D. C Sept. 13 ? Admiral O?* rgo Dewoy'a face gkow?d with pleasure today as be read the reports of thj- splendid work being done by the men of the navy in their record target and battle practice off the Virginia capes. "See that record." said he. # a8 he jKiintod to an iinolBeral report which said that the battleship Louisiana hsd made elxteen hits out of sixteen shots at two targets. "That is a world beater. I feel great pride in the manner In which ? or men have acquitted thetnselvs. Our ships are fine too. Vice Admiral I'riu. cf the Japanese, navy, who made a visit to this country last spring told me that the Connecticut was the best all around ha'ticship mo had ever seen and he his visited some cf the finest ships in the world, too, * added the admiral. The admiral was in his office for the first time today sine?- hg* return to Washington from bis vacation ri>ent at Hot l?prin*rs. Vs He appear cd to be in splendid health The p>-n tenl hrard of the navy, of which Ad miral | < w< y is president, will a-arm ble noon for the n??iti l work, an hn t-ortan: feature of which will ? 'he nibmiesion to Secretary Meyer of a naval program for the next season of B> rucrcss. More ships, of course we need nsore ehi.t~ d-Hared Admiral TV-wey enirdwOcalry "We need to k?-oD our nr?al abliahsnent up to the high? est state of emclency ? GETS BULLET IN HIS LEG. Cel. Todd Acc>den*aiir Snot O^.r.g Tarowt Practice at Fsrt Hancock. (Bv Associated Prosta? NEW YORK. 8-pt li Col Albert Eastern artiflerv district r!f* New Yo-k was aer,-l, nfall? ?bot ;? the teg today darin, sab calibre rrwrtk-e wrth the Mg runs of bneterle. inch* and INcfc at For: Hancock The post urge-? was nearhv and hurried nt once to the ltd of hhs CH Toid may he THE WEATHER, air and warmer Tuesday; dnesday, Increasing cloudi s; light variable winds. 111 i s? PRICE TWO CENTS? NEW EVIDENCE FOUND BY EXHUMING GORPSE Bullet Wound on Moo's Head Clear 'at, With No Indication of Burning. BROKEN ARM CUM UNFOUNDED Attorney Vardyk Says Fatal Shot Must Have Been Fired at Least Five Feet From Lieutenant's Head, Showing That Officer Could Not Have Shot Himself. - "?-1 I I fBy Associated Press). WASHINGTON, D. C SepL 13.? When the body of Lieutenant Jamaa N. Button, the young marine officer who mot hiB death about two years ago at Annapolis, was exhumed at Ar llngton cemetery this afternoon, an autopsy performed by physicians re presenting the navy de|?artment and young Hution's mother, disclosed the fact that no bones were broken al? though a ccntuaiou was found over the right eye. . It hud been Mrs. Button's conten? tion that her son's arm had been broken In the fight which preceded hta death and that this being the case, the shot which ended his life could not have been self-inflicted. No Indication of Burns. Dr. George Tully Vaughan, of this city, who represented Mrs. Stitton at the autopsy, said twilight that the bul? let wound which caused his death waa three inches above the right ear and was clean cut. There was no indica? te that the hair and scalp had boca burned by powder. Surgeon Stiear. who represented taar. navy department declined to make a statement tonight, saying that he la-' tended to make a report direct to tha navy department. Suicide Impossible. Attorney Van Dyke, associate coua-. tel for Mrs. Sutinn said tonight that he was convinced that the shot had) been fired at least five feet from the officer's head and that the wound showed conclusively that It was a phy? sical Impossibility for Sutton to have tired the shot. After the autopsy had been complet tcd. she body was placed In a new coffin, provided by the government and was reinterred in the same grave after the ground had been consecrat? ed by Rev. rather Alon/.o Olds of St. Augustine's Catholic church, this city. WOMAN BLOWN THROUGH WINDOW BY EXPLOSION Ten Injured. Some Probably Fatally, When San Francisco Bath House is Wrecked, (fly Associated Pres?). SAN I KANCISCO. CAIa. Sep<. 13? Half a score of persona were injured, eercaal probably fatally, when n hol? ler In the l.urline baths exploded io day. Women pot rns f were blown through the windows of their com? partments into the street and tan bulktang was almost completely ?I cd. From the second ftVor of ructure men and w? men were through gnat gaps in cbe walla the windows. Mrs Elisa Hehler wa3 h? thfocgh a window tnio the street. k? net expected to survive .!<>.-? li ' Its ti l-aw -. ?? sister of Eiihler, was severely injured a hnrrtrd rrunt of the lejurcd ? ich- .*h< n - v-r. |y hurt TORPEDO FLOTILLA AT MOUJH OF MlSSiSSIPI Little Vessels WIN Act as Escort P'eSMScnt on Trio Dawn River. PORT BADS. LA.. Beet torpedo bvat destj uyss assd V do tvwLfc b- und freaa Roads, to St. < f the CBIBBBB Trial SAN FHA-Nf i.-1 ? \U. Sept Ucgianma of the ascwad trial es* J k CahVran prvwMenl nt the Railways who was al chnrgws of Hribrrv poaed eaui aw.