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SCHEPPS NOT HELD
AS AN ACCOMPLICE Coming Back to New York Only as Ma? terial Witness. MAY GO FREE IF HE CONFESSES District Attorney Relics on Him to Corroborate Stories Told by Rose and Webber, and Fur? ther Tighten Coils of Evi? dence Around Lieuten? ant Becker. New York. August 12.?Sam Schopps, alleged '?paymaster*' of the murder ?rew that killed Herman Bobenthal, is to b?- held oh h;s arrival here iro:.-? Hot Springs, Ark., where he was ar rdated Saturday, .is u. material witness mid hot as one of the accomplices, it wui stated by bist r'ct-Attorney Wh't man to-night. This form of immunity 1? conditional, however, upon Schepps a willingness to corroborate thi storl :, of Ja<k J'.un.; and "Br'dgle'! Webber, took any part In carrying out ler plot, but he does think he tvlcdge of what was going oil be able to add links to the man alte: ? ,;. :.. lti.p hi (tigltlvi ? >; pee ted in New fork ;.>::.;. I . ist* ij bl Assistant Whitman telegraphed Acting Pet lit. ol Hot Springs, to-day it- i i .1 Sandln. fit heppa'f ally, anv? ils thnt Schepps should tell lt|s story no one but Mr. Whitman telc.graphei h>-pps yesterday "not to talk " and ?day received (roth him a telegraph'..: ply promising to obey Instructions." Mor,- Facta i neorthrri. Meanwhile, the; district-attorney who I este'r Verrnoht, to-day has unearthed ore Interesting f*.-ts tbout Poll, el e'utenani Becker whose attitude cpu tb be one of sll'tit defiance. The! of securities, The prosecutor at pr?> ? ?lit has r.o legal right to order the V? lit opened, but he regarded the fact! ol its 4 ttstenc? "f much Import j.-.-. ( In connection with the allegations that p. ket" has grown rich out of gainb ling .'aft. that for several U ?ys he has r i ! detectives on guard to <?e thnt I t-..;t.:.i- ol the vault are not with? drawn. Any one attempting to open the box will hi. haled to-fore the prose, j tutor as a witness In the case and' asked to explain th* reason for wish-j ir r i , do 55 " lack" Sullivan. wh? on eaiAirdr.y. promised thai would tell his sitory j to Mr. Whitman, failed to-daj to keep his pledge. Whether a visit from his conns.-: had anything to. do with his sudden rhar.se "f heart could hol be learned. Mr. Whitman said to-hl&h h. ,w<ver. he was not worrying about Sullivan and Intimated that he r. ? ild seek his indictment whether lie li ? elded to te;i what he knew or not. The public prosecutor to-morro.v will ?.sk from the grand Jury a blanket Indictment against sis and possibly seven men. They will include Becker, William Shapiro, owner of the "assassination car" and the car's al? leged crew, '111. tie- Blood" and his three thug companions. n.tore the indictments arc drawn, however he expects nave beton the ii -v i- witnesses lh< West Sid.- prison trio Kose. Webber and Valloff; llich i, ,,. d Bartow, the notary who wit? nessed ine l?nlous Roschtbal affidavit Which Hose says Beeker forced troim mm as the price of polio, protection froth arrest: Sam Paul, the F.asl Side gangster and alleged prc-prlel of dls; orderly houses; Max Mohnlein, pro ... -i. tor of h notorious hotel, and Martin fcngcl, a professional bondsman, Tue last named trio will he nuestloned piioiit police blackmail levli ; on dis? orderly houses, and aboul Becker's al? leged profits. Iliirns Not Long on * ane. Although It has been reported that W llilam ?'? B ims, the detective, has b.en working on th- case ever since th- murder, Mr. Whitman said td-nlgl I that Burns has been on the case less than two weeks. The detective who is working oh the general graft fehturi of the case will report io the district attorney daily. Emery IL B?chner, formerly a West ern lawyer, and now assistant prose? cutor under Mr. Whitman, to-day was appointed counsel of the, aldermanic committee, which plans to conduct a sw.-epmi; Investigation of police graft. Mr BucKner, who Is thirty-three years old. was the choice of the anti-Tarn many members if the committee, and will: resign his position as assistant district attorney September i. Sebeppa I ** Silent Now. Mot Springs, Ark., August 1.'. ? Rep? resentatives of the New York police department failed to arrive here to? night to take into custodv Sam Bchepps, held in connection with the murder of Herman Bosenthal. the gambler. The next train is due to? morrow morning. Advices received by the Iocs' authorities Indicate that rep? resentatives of "both District Attorney Whitman'* office and of the police are en route to Hot Springs for Schepps. Bchepps technically Is a Federal pris? oner, the nrrest havingJieen made by Frederick Jfthnson, postmaster, who Is a deputy United States marshal. .lohn (Coutltiued on Seventh Paste.) GOOD MAN GONE WRONG 'Ihm I? sennt<>r Mniir'n <)!itul"n of President Taft. Washington, August 12.?"A shlnmc example "f it good man gone wrong" wot the characterization Ol President Taft made b> Senator stone, of Mis? souri, In a spoecti in the .Seriate to? day attacking the President's veto of the Democratic-Progressive w'.oi tarift bill. Senator Stone credited the President with high motives, but ?iid he had al? lowed himself to become the victim of "environment " "The President Is a high-class man." he said "ills Ideals and Impulses are naturally good. I hollove hlin to be a patriotic American, devoted to the in? terests of his country and its people, if Ii ft t?. follow the bent of his own inclinations, he would. 1 think, s.-. p. with singlcneda of purpose to piomote the puhlic weal. "Out he ls so environed with polftl ca| exigencies, SO hound hy tne inter? ests to which his party ts obligated, that he often allows himself to be over-persuaded. Instead of lending, he too often allows himself to he led He becomes the servant of the special Interests, Instead of the people. Ii. ?h?rt. i... bi omet the shining example of a good man going wrong" Senator Stone devoted much of his criticism to "that elusive but potential quantity known as th. Tariff Hoard.' Senator Stone said the President had vetoed the wool bill again ''out of a tot ler consideration for th" Judgment rieni was playing polite-.-' ... added "? la " rahdidaie lot re-election, and he is b, set by numerous embarrass? ments oovernor Wilson declares for a sani revision down? an!. In accord? ance with his party platform, and the Bull Moose is roaring for j ruJlc.i cut In all the schedules Wilson to !!:? f ,re calm, self possessed masterful, marching on tri Imp! ,ntly. and with the wild Bull Moose roaming and t oaring promiscuously, what ijii a aland-pat candidate do?" CAMPAIGN IS COSTLY Henry H. I'errj Dread; Has s,?.n, ?4.000 Ii, i |Bfa| f,.r ?,.??,,.. ! V? ashlngtOn. August I _?. ? it has cost Henry H Perry, of Georgia, approxi? mately JI.OCO up to this time in his aign foi th. Unlied States Senate, according t?> his expense account Hied to-day wjlh th- secretary <.r the Ben ate; Perry Is seekinu the toga of henatoi Bacon. Senator Bacon has l-.i j :\.s far The largest ,?? :.i in parry's account was for newspaper Advertising. Thy primaries are to i,e held August 21. ANOTHER CAUCUS CALLED llelleved rbni This lime Demnerata Will \urer on due Battleship, Washington. August 1 2,?A fourth Democratic House caucus was called to-iay f?, Wednesd.lv to .-onslder ,!. battleship question. Fully 100 Demo? cratic members :t? subscribed t.-, a proffered Senate compromise to accept provision for one battleship Instead of two. ?hi-ii the Senate amendment t? the naval appropriation hill called for H is expected th- caucus win agree to the compromise, and that tne vessel will he th- most formidable warship hunt or contemplated. MONUMENT To'sENATOR CLAY Marble Muiu.- u I dveiled nt Marietta, i.ii.. h\ Hi* Daughter. Marietta, . August ?A monu? ment dedicated to the memory of the late l.'nlted Stntes Senator A. s. riay was Unveiled here to-day by Miss Bvel) n Clay, an only daughter The bronze statue r?ms upon a marbic pillar In the centre of a large square ? f marble coping providing sanitary drinking fountains Congressman W. Brantley and Bishop Warren A. Caudler delivered addresses. SITE FOR MEMORIALS Monuments to Butl and Millet will Re Rrecteil In Washington. Washington, August 12.?Permission to erect a memorial to Major Archibald \v. Butt and Francis I'avis Millet, vic? tims of the Titanic disaster, on the : nolle, grounds in the capital is granted hy a resolution passed by th- Senate to-day. The measure carries n<? ap? propriation, and t'. Is said that the memorial win be built by public sub? scription. The re> lution now roes to the House TO HELP THE TRUCKERS Seeretarj Wilson Directs Investigation of Conditions in South. Washington. August 12,?Secretary Wilson has directed a study by de? partment experts to ascertain what can he done to help trucking conditions in the South. He said to-day that trio inquiry might extend to the sales ?">! times, grains and meats. CATLIN IS UNSEATED Itepublieau u Ousted From House i..r Violation <>t l iecilou !.?"?. Washing!. Vugusl l-?Itepre Mentallte I heron K. Catlln, ol .111? Miurl, lleputillcnn, was unseated t" ?I Ig It I a-, n member i?l the House of Representatives, and bis Democratic itppooent, w t'o contested the elec? tion, Patrick '?'. om. settled aiuld ?lld eutliiiHlasm from the IJctn ovritlle side. The vote lo unseat Catlln, ?ho was charged vtiih vlo Intlon nr the Missouri in? governing ratitpulgu expenses, ?va* l-i to 71, l.Ill was seated bj n Vole ol lot lo "It, "lib I weuty-lhree voting "l'rr? ent." dr. Catlln, I is--1 before the llrst roll coll. left the -.rut lie liud occu? pied lo the e. 1,1 re . 1 the II epu Id leu n ?Id. or the House and ?nil III blfl desU, rat- in the rear. He lilted the denk lid, und, using ao adjoining tdinlr us a reposlC'ry, removed nil .,1 Iiis ho,.Us and papers, He left tin- chamber with lagging steps, stopping only in Krnsp the out? stretched hands ol sympathetic friends. Three-quarters of no hour Inter his successful rlnil stood be? fore the Speaker'? de>,k und took the solemn oath of office. The ensc throughout the seven hour., of debute \?us hitter!] fought on both sides. The charge uKninst Mr. Cntlln tvns Hint he and his fn ro? il, hail spent $10,200 in elect him to Congress, lvbeu the Missouri Inn prohibited an expedlture by enndl clllles of more ttiiin Suit*. Other ehnrges of rniud were made, or nil of which Mr. Catlln denied knowl? edge. He also denied lie knew ill tin- time nt any expenditures made by his father nnd brothrr. SENATOR THINKS HIS HAIL RIFLED ;La Follette Brings Charge Against Post Office Officials. THEY, IN REPLY, CALL IT ABSURD 1 Not Interested, They Say, in What Postal Clerks Contribute to Wisconsin's Man's Inves 1 tigation of the Service?Vote Will Be Taken To-Day on Appropriation Bill. Washington; August 12.?The Sen fate to-day, after five hours' work on tho poal-ef1.ee appropriation hlii, reached an agreement to vote on the measure ..t i o'clock to-morrow aftornooni Discussion of the bill was enlivened lit.- lit the day; when Senator Li Fol? lette, speaking ori a Mouse provision granting to employes of the poBtal service toe right to organize, delib? erately '.?.art.- .) officials of i:.< PoSt ?filce Department with riding his mail in an attempt t'> delve into an Invest!; ?gallon he wis making into Hie postal sei *, lee 'Iii.- Wisconsin Si ha tor declared that : his mall has beeil ''subjected to an ,.,:?... almost llusstan in charac i ter, at..! he showed to the .Senate a bundle of lettera which he sakl had ? bet n tampered with. "Absurl" and "ridiculous" are ad I Jftctlve* applied l? Senator L? Fol i ? ??? s charges by officials of the P..st I Office Department. It I? declared positively that If the .Senators ma.I has been rliled the ..-rime was com milted by somebody not connected with j the department. Tb.lu.kn -euntor Mistaken. ) Dr. Charles 1". Orandi'.eld, first as? sistant; and in the temporary absenc? of Mr. Hitchcock Acting postmaster , General, said: i "We never hive heard until now that Senatoi La Follette's mall nas been tampered with. I think the Sen I ator Is quite mistaken when h? barged that ofllciaib of the 1'ost Officc Department rilled his mall In ah attempt to leurn the result ot an I investigation he la making, or for any ' other purpose. I "As to the Senator's statement that : .his mail was subjected to on espionage 1 almost llusstan In character.' the : charge Is absurd, -as no one In ?-!.'. Post Offl ? Department has the slightest In , terest In the replies of tne clerks l? the Senator's inquiries; AU mall addressed to members of Congress in Washington posses out of the hands of the Posl [ Office Department when It reaches th? s. natc .. r.d House post-offices." j Chief Inspector Robert <?'. Sh-.rp was equally certain that Senator Li Fol? lette's charges were unfoundel. and was emr.hutlc In his denial of them. ' No atleupt of course, eve.r wjs m&'le to watch Senator La Follette's mall in? to ascertain the contents of any letter addressed to hlm or sent out bv hint,',' said the inspector. Any Inspector . .. ight opening a sealed letter not ad? dressed to him would be subjected to the '. ill penalty "f the law. In fact,, an inspector, having knowledge of the law on *he subject, could not, under such circumstances, escape a peniten? tiary sentence." Senator La Follette. after making his charges, said that men were removed from th.- railJvay service -for no other reason than they Joined organizations designed to Improve labor eond.lions In the service." i Urn i n?e ,.f Mcbola. He cited several Instances, including the case of George W, Nichols, who, after twenty-two?'years of service in tee department, was suspended shortly ..ftrr he herame a candidate for office In the Hallway Mail Clerks' Protec? tive Association The Senator dis? cussed the "gag rules" promulgated hy President Roosevelt and President Taft, forbidding j.oyt-oftlce employes from carrying their grievances to members of Congress Me had real into th<5 record several letters fro.n mail clerks, lu i espouse to his circular l.-tt.>is. He asserted that the officials of the depart? ment recognized only one irganlza tlon. the Hallway Mail Association, which, he said, way dominated by the officials of the department. During the day three important Pro? visions of the post-office bill were acted upon. The Bourne-Bristow plan for a parcels post system, with a system or graduated charges, based oa eight zones of distance, dividing the country, was placed In the bill as a substitute for the Mouse parcels post provision, which outlined a tlat cturgo of 12 cents a pound throughput the country. A provision in the Hons* bill mak? ing available Feide>al funds to assist I the States in good road conti ruction j was voted down, and an amendment framed hy tho Senat- committee, pro? viding for a commission of three Sen? ators ami three Representatives to stpdy the question, was adopted. ! Another amendment written into the hill would compel newspapers using tho I mails to file with the Postmaster-Gen? eral the names of owners, publishers, editors, stockholders and holders ot I bonds and mortgages. WIDOW DEFENDS HERSELF Jibe Kills Violent Admirer. Who I)r I nianded Thnt She Hurry Ulm. Nashville. Tenn.. August 12.?Shoot? ing, sue claims, to protect her honor. i Mrs. .1. H. Allen, a widow, tw'ntv-two years old. to-day killed William "Shof fer. a f. w years h.-r senior, in the hall Of her home Immediately afterward Mrs Allen surrendered, and was ad ! mittcd to $10,000 iV 11. ! A few days ago. Mrs. Allen claims. Shoffer violently assaulted her. Sub sequently he demanded thnt they be married. Mrs. Allen says she refused. To-day, she says. Shoffer telephoned Id her and declared that ur.Wt-s sho would .consent to a wedding he would kill her. Mrs. Mien armed herself; end when Shoffer came Into her home she fired. Popular Kxeurslon to Danville, VS., I Orecnaboro, Salisbury und Charlotte, N. C.,1 August H. Itound trip fnr<-s. |1M to $t.M>. I.*avr niehmon.1 10:11 A. M. Southern Rail* nay. I WARRANT ISSUED: QUARRY ESCAPES Police of Two States Join in Hunt for Ed. R. Mclntyre. SAID TO HAVE SENT INFERNAL MACHINE Officers Charge Him With Having Attempted to Kill Pretty Ollie Hoover, of High Point?He Had Been Un? der Espionage of Post Office Inspectors. Greensboro, X. C, August 12.? Police of iw<, States, working tinder the dl n of Chief of Police Ridge, of High Point, Joined In an effort to Kd It. Molhtyrei :i well-to-do ? ink- inun of High Polr.t. who is wanted by Ouilford County author! tier upon a warrant charging the pend? ing of an l.-ifcrr.al machine to Miss Ollle Hoover, a pretty and prominent : onhected young women of High Point. 7 he package containing the deadly construction of mechanical in? genuity, which hod a triplicate nr 1 mgement to ignite a high explosive, was misdirected from the Thoihasvllle office, from which It was shipped last December, and in attempting to l-.cato Its origin on Ust Satur'i.-.y. w. M. Bus bet n anager -.t the High Point express Office, and his cashle.-. A'*on Morton, touched the spring and a second later were hurled back by a terrltlc and deafening explosion. They were ter? ribly burned, and Manager Busbee now lies In .-. critical condition in St. Leo's Hospital here. It Is said he probably will recover, but that his fice and body are marked for life. Tne ..evelopmcntK in the .-ase came to-day with ., rapidity which vied in startllngness with the gravity of the charges Kpitomlied. the day's work developed the fact that the package, which was shipped through the Thomasvllle office, was s?ni by a High Point m?n rather than a Thomasvllle man; that It was addressed to Ollte Hoover rather than to "Charlie Hoov? er" as waybllled by the Thomas? vllle express clerk. Then came the admission of Chief Ridg. that Iiis men wer- seeking I>I P. Mclntyre as the s.-nder of the parka*.- in rapid or der came the information that dur? ing las- fall Mclhtyre's attentions to Miss Hoover had been rejected: that he had b- en warned r.*t to annoy her further: that in turn he had walrned her that he "would blow her up" with x machine which he had; that secret service men ha.) beert successful in an effort to 66tablisn authorship by Mc? lntyre of an anonymous ano threaten? ing letter directed lb Miss Hoover, and also an obscene post card. It was learned that despite the .nnr? i recent and more sensational develop? ments post-office authorities would have a-ked the next Federal grand 1 Jury to return an indictment against i Mclntyre on a charge of sending threatening letters and otisceno post? cards through the malls to Miss Ollle Hoover. Strength.-ning the early suspicions against Mclntyre were his own acts, it was loarn*d y Chief Ridge that within five minutes after the explosion Sattirda: , Mclntyre left his place of business. !l<- did not return and offi? cers who started in search of h m came ?ck empty-handed lie was traced lb Greensboro and to Ashsvllle, It being established that he spent a part of Sunday In the latter city :.t the home of a *:ster. The Asheville police were put on the ease just a trifle too late, but there was l'ttle difficulty :n tra in? Mclntyre back :.a far as Barer Junction \t that pl.V-O trace was lost and Chief Ridge ad? mitted to-r.ight that his man apparent ly had outdodged his offlceis for the time being. Tn* hellet Is that Mcln? tyre is trying to make his way to a Liether at B.rmlngham. His way, ho.v ev,-r will be perilous for police In every North and South Caroiina city are watching trains under orders to take 'off a man rescm ling Mclntyre. His description has been wired broadcast 1 over the two ?tatec and Into Alabama. Miss Hoover is .1 daughter of Mrs. I Howard Maxwell, of High Point, and is connected with a prominent family. 1 She is a niece of United Slates His f ti lot Court Clerk ?\ M. Mllllken. LINER HITS ICEBERG Corslcan in Collision, hut I.- Re? ported Xol Badly Duuiuged. Montreal. Uigust Ig.? I ?'e Minn I.lue bienuier Corslcan, which nulled iroui lloulrenl lust l'rldaj ?Ith SOU piiMscagers, bound i?r Liverpool, struck uii IceberR east of Helle Isle, near Xew Foundlaud, lute 1I11? ul lernoou, but apparently sustained no serious damage. rUe ?lrele.?s mes? sage vi lib Which t apiulu i 00k. of the Cnrslcnn. reported the accident to Allan I tue officers here lo-lil.'.ln rend 1 "Corslcan struck, an Icebrrg this afternoon at 1 o'clock, v?bn.- goliM ver.? vl<>". stem Injured above ?vater line. ship Is making no water, will proceed on voyage." There were report* here rail* in the evening ihn; the steamers Lake 1 bnmplaln and Scuadlnnvlun were l?r?ceedlng to Hie assistance of the Corslcan, hut this mm declared ni the xiinu Line offlcen to be Incor? rect. It was ?nid (hut the Corslcan was not in ueed or assistance. I'he < orslcau is one of the newest and largest of the Allan 1 Inc steam? ers, it was built at Glasgow live years ano and 1? of 11,410 Ions reg? ister. The exact position "t the I nr. slcsu wlieu she struck (he Iceberg is not stated, but It Is believed lo have, been IOO miles east or Helle Isle. The signal service nt Helle Isle reports Hint u dense fog prevailed this nfternwnn, and this probably was the cause <>r the accident. The Corslcan curried twenty-live first-class, sixty-two second-class and 200 Kterriiac piiNNengera. Aged Mother Leads Him to Confession SCHREITE!?. ! Detroit. M'ch.. Auciift 52.?All do ibt ? that the alleged confession of Allen Schrelter, clerk of the I'ommon Coun? cil, was the hast.- lor th" sixteen ar ; rests made Iti the councilmanlc "graft" ruses last week, was removed this af? ternoon, when Pronet utine: Attorney li Sh'epperd in an Interview told the details of Sehrelter'a concession. Schrelter was then taken before po? lice justice Jeffries to assist in m?k? ln? c-.it warrants against the sixteen Aldermen arrested last Friday and two additional members of the Common Council, making eighteen in all who will appear in Police Court to-morrow for examination, some on a charge of accepting a bribe and others on it charge Of promising to accept a bribe. Schrelter said his aged mother led him to conleas. Schrelter made n complete and de I tailed confession of all the deals that I he said he hn<l been In. said the prose cutor. 'He toid me that he wanted to help clean up the city. t figured he could help us grently, hut I promised him nothing. The confession takes up more than 100 pages, the details of Which cannot he given out now. The city i win he startled when the disclosures are made'* Schretter. who Is secretary of tpe American League of Municipalities. Is charged by the operatives of Dele tlVO William .1.' Burns with hein^ the leader in Hie alleged bribery arrangements made with the Wubash Railroad for street rights In the city of Detroit, j which resulted <n the first aldei lanlc arrests being made several days ago. ISchrelter was arrested at the lime, and lb now at liberty on ball. Then W ill P>e in Position for Fight Against Canal Discrimination. OTHER NATIONS ANXIOUS They Recognize Superior Right of Great Britain to Lead in Controversy. Washington; August ic_a deter? mined fight is to he made In the con? ference on the Panama Canal bill against tho granting of a free passage in the canal to American foreign-bound . ships. The conference committee na.i its nrat meeting to-day anu continued discussion of tue measure at a night Session. Senator Brandegee, who opposed free, toll provisions in the Senate, is under? stood to stand with Representatives Adamson and Stevens, ot the House I conferees, in opposing what they con j aider a violation of treaty rights, and j too stem a concession to foreign ; bound snipping; It is believed, from j tli<- preliminary contere'nes on the I measures, that tho free toll provision for American coastwise shipping will ; be retained. Little progress was made In the lirst : session of the conferees toward an : agreement on the Bouruo amendment, t- divorce railroads from control of I competing steamship lines, ana the Beeil amendment prohibiting trust I controlled ships from using the j^n.. tna ? anal. Botti houses have Inders i \ nie plan to prohibit railroad-owned ? ships from using the canaJ. but tho I Bouvne and Reed amendments are I new matter so far as the House is concerned. The British government, acordlug to ! advices from tho State Department , lo-da.v. lias made no further repre? sentatives to the United /u.ttes re ? ga riling the proposition to allow American vessels to us,- the canal five i of tolls, sine,: the note of Charge Innes j July ?? last, it Is now awaiting, it is I bait!, the enactment of the legislation ! into law and the adoption of regtila ' Hons tvi put It Into effect In order Id have a sufficient basis for a moro formal protest against what It regards las a 'lcar breach of an ex'st'ng treat'.. Recognize superior Bight. i In recognition of the superior right of Great Britain to address the United Stitt-s government on this subject, by virtue Of the existence of the Iluy P?iincefote treaty, other European na? tions and even Japan have refrained from approaching the state Depart? ment, notwithstanding that their inter? est i-. en.ii.il to that of Great Britain, by r.a--.t their tight to claim equal treatment '?? < their shipping under the favored ballon clauses in existing con? ventions with the United States. Officials oi this govi-rnmet. however, are sal.I to oxpect, alter the signature (Continued on Seventh I'aue.i ' , CITY BOMBARDED BY REBEL FORCES Combined Revolutionary Armies Under General Mena At? tack Managua. ARMISTICE IS VIOLATED Shell.-, Sent Hurtling Into Capi? tal Despite Protests of American Minister. Managua. Nicaragua. August 12.?1 nc combined rebel forces under General Luis Siena, the .Secretary of War re? cently deposed . ;. President Diaz and General Zeledon, one tune War Secre? tary In the Cabinet of former Presi? dent Zel?y?, began a bombardment of the Nlcaraguan capital at t> o'clock Sunday morning. For several hours the attacking guns were out of range and the shells fell short of the city. At noon, hotv. ever, the rebel pieces were advanced [ and shrapnel shells burst frequently over the city proper. Several women and children were wounded bv Dull at* from the exploding missiles. When the I bombardment became general the j government troops replied to the attack I with the guns on Loma Hill. the j fortress defending the city, and the firing continued heavily all afternoon. At ."> o'clock the rebels mado a fierce T" (Continued on Third Page;) PROVES HERSELF HEROINE \\..uuin Swimmer '?ion Man and Two linys From Drowning, Xevi \ ork, August u?Mantle llamsperger, twenty-five yenrs old, swimming instructor in the women's section of u public bntb on the l list River front, sin ed n mini oud two mile boys from drowning t?-day, chile hundreds cheered her. \ yoiiug man. In tryltig to rescue two hills Hb? Ii 11 il Hillen from 11 float which had drifted out Into the river, mm himself overcome and sank. Miss llumPergcr Juiupni Into the llde-swepl river, and, reaching the pine,- where ihr mau had sunk, dived und finally reached him. She swam to che do,it with biro, mid having go! him on it, turned to the boys, one of whom bad already gone dovt ii. I he lad wan bad sunk came to ilie surface, und she seised both htm und his companion, who Was strug gllng nearby. Then, battling against the tide mid waves, she swam with the boys, one of Wham hud fnlnted, mull a rot? hont reached her. Then she Inst Ii r hold on one boy, unit lie sunk, hut she dived mid got him n mil n. One of the hoya mid Ihr mini are In n hospital In ii serious condition. There "ere tl\e drowning* here In day ?nd ihe same number yeaterdsy, TRAIN AMBUSHED. AND SLAUGHTER HUMS 1ECL Mexican Rebels Strike} Down Passengers, Soldiers jand Crew. BARBAROUS ACTS UNRESTRAINED Pleading for Lives, Wounded! Are Slain?Fingers of Men and Women Cut Oft' for Rings and Bodies Arc Mutilated. Two Newspaper Men Victims. Mexico City, August 13.?Thirty-six aoldto.rs and more than twenty pas? sengers were slaughter! hy Zapatistas i In a canyon one kilometre north of Tcuman and 110 milts southeast of Mexico City yesterday, when a. pas? senger train, southbound from this city, was attacked from ambush. Only incagro details had reached this city to-nlght So far as known, only a. part of the train crew escaped. Tho first news r.f the assault was sent to Mcx'co City hy Conductor Murin and Collector Domlnguez, who, although wounded, had managed to make their way to Yautepee, twelve. miles ,:?way. They were forced to steal through the Zapatista Hues, and ;d'd not arrive at the telegraph station until this afternoon. t nr? Set on l ire. After a murderous rille fire had ceased, the rebels swarmed ;lo>vii tho hillside and s?t Hre to the three cats [composing the train. A lew of tho I wounded had crawled out on to the right way. thus escaping the fate of those unable to leave tne ears, who Were burned. According to reports, the leader of the rebels made uoso lutely no effort to restrain his men from acts of brutality. The wounded, pleading for their lives, were struck down without p'ty, und even looting was held in abeyance until the slaugh? ter was complete. Not ?dl'stled With robbing their victims in an ordinary manner, the lingers of men and wo? men were chopped oft with machetes that rings they wore nilgai lie more quickly obtained. Ornaments were torn fiom ears ct women and their bodies Wut'e otherwise mutilated. Among the passengers were two newspaper men. and tiley were among those killed. They were un their wa> to Interview Emlllano Zapata, the; chief of the rebel?. One .it these. K. ? 1.. Straus, a native of Uruguay and consul agent of his country in this eity. was employed at one t'nie on tho Neu York lierald. He was making this trip to see Zapata as a repre? sentative of El Imparci.il. The other correspondent was Ignacio Herraras, of El Pals. The ill-fated train left Mexico City yesterday morning- Most of the pas? sengers belonged to the farmer and lower classes. The soldiers who ha.I been detailed to act -is a gunrd worn front the Eeventh Battalion, command? ed by Lieutenant Beyn?s?. 1 iKlit l mil Willed. By costly experience the troops had learned to be on the alert, but from the time they left the. national capital, hot the least hostility had been en? countered until the train ran into th? canyon. Here a rail had been loosen ? d. and as the locomotive lett the track a volley of rifle shots were poured In? to the train with deadly effect, it wui centred on the coach in which .most of thi soldiers were riding, but soon be? came, general, the rebels apparently not caring whether they distinguished passengers from Federal soldiers. Lieut. Heynosa's order to reply to the tiro was carried out by the entrapped sol? diers, notwithstanding the advantage which thra hillsides gave the rebels. Pluckily every man of the guard ?.ought' uhtll silenced. A few of the passengers,' seizing guns from the fallen soldiers,, assisted in the defense, but tho un-,' equal battle lasted only a short time. Acting upon information brought to them by this fugitives members of thai train crew, authorities of i'uatepeci' notified those ot Ctiautla, who sent it punitive expedition from there lale to? day. Another train was sent from tho Notth towards the scer.o of the. mas? sacre to recover the bodies and giv?. did to any wounded who might b? Hundreds Killed ai txtllpn. Mexico City. August Vi.?Two i'.wi dn .1 dead were lying in the street of j Ixtapa to-night when Oenovevo do 1.x I O't >and of rebels halted on its march.) tb TotUCa, the capital Of the stale of Mexico, only tUteen miles north. Tho \ town was garrisoned by aboil 1 DO f rurales. WAR 0N~PELLAGRA BUI U Introduced to Studj and Eradi? cate niseusc. Washington. August i.'. ? War on pellagra is proposed by Representative Byrnes, of Tennessee, who to-day in? troduced a bill Instructing experts or the Public Health Service to investi? gate to discover its causes and cur?. The bill would appropriate $.".0.000. OLYMPIAN TRAIN WRECKED Five Pernnna ire Killed Whrn lirld>:? Gives Way. Seattle. Wash.. August I,? I'lve per? sons were killed und ?evcrul lolureil Inte lo-dny when the westbound iilym plan train oi the i blcago, Milwaukee and l*ugel Sound Railroad hrok,-, through n bridge n huir mile west of Kcerhelus, ?lxty?seven miles f??i ntt Seattle. vu Hleveo?Year-Old Mother. Iowa City, Iowa, August 111.?The youngest mother record."-! In Iowa medical history Is an eleven-year-old girl from near Davenport, who gave birth to n healthy eight and one-half pound child at the University Hospital' to-aav The hospital authorities dldi1 not make public the girl's ni.ni?.