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Wilson Denies That He
Gave Any Such
During Week Will Make
Speeches in Several States, Re?
turning the Following Mon?
day to Open the Pennsyl?
vania State Campaign
at Scranton.
i Mrtr" ?? Hl- I n? lo > umber.
3..-.r*? with ?11 my heart that the fo
of sending yiur letter to ttii national
headquarters. Where I am sun t. u
t (e'litlon i" -iiitt iin rii.
Syracuse. N. V.. Ser.t*frib?*'i 13 -Dem-|
ocrau v ? ' -
tet day of Ooveruor WoOdrow Wils >n
reported statement to <t l. id h- known j
t... i lern ><M-at .? SuUo Commit e? mid
county chairman jivere t" (net herjo
on the day In- was to ylst the State
Fair he probably would not have ac?
cepted th<- Invitation, he wished t"
avoid parttrlp'atloti in the internal ool
itlca of any State
Francis Kertiatii at whosa It into Gov?
ernor l'l\ was tjntoriained during h -
stay h're. made public a letter to-day
from I. P. Tumulty GovViHirtr Wilson's
secretary, dated September !'. express
Im; regret that tin it'Omih?> coiild :io{
remain in Syr* list last evening In at?
tend a dinner win.:, had hoen arranged
by Mr. Kernan This letter silys in
"As Oovf rn^r W ilson w as leaving
Seagirt list evening he reqliested tue
t . acknowledge i :eoi |pt ,.i yotir le:t r
of August containing ;. v.-r. w. ?,
erdtis invitation, and to t. Ii you that,
according t>> the hrraiigeiiitnin made
by tin- national committee, it will be
n.sary f?i htm to lejiv? Nuw York
as early in the afternd ni a" possl do
after his meeting with the Stute and
county commlttoenitn."
John A. Mason, secretary to Gover?
nor Dl\ and BCi-ri tary of tip t ,t i
committee, declared to-day that thero
had been no inisuuderstandlng tv|tii
Governor Wilson.
'"After it was learned positively that
Governor Wilson was .oimng to th>
fair," e said, "wo called a meeting of
the State committee. It wiiH for Uns.
purpose of selecting the presidentialI
electors, hut w e all thought It Would
be a good thing to have Governor Wil-]
B"n iueet tho commlttoemen and say a
word to them, i wrote to Mr. McAdoo
und asked him if this arrangement
would be sat Isfactnry, and he i c-lled
that it would, and that Governor Wil?
son wtuld be delighted to talk to the;
t onunlttceinen."
Before Governor bin left for Utlc.i
'Continued on Seventh Page.)
? iri* tii I'n inii I nrthcr Truuhle I?
* mil I leid*.
'harleston, vv. Vn . September 13 -
..?it.rig lirt- to the bartl of the
blue Creek Consolidated Coal Com
nv at Holly early to-da> and the
ntlnic further trouble In t*?i eual
i '
? ?
. U ??.. ?t ? klrift miners and end
Octroi! i ,.iin. tl i |.-rk I . -Ulli
fur I'nixeeulluu.
.i tutted in I'ollce ? upluln Wliii
feougbl liltlee u( Inspector.
tilti.ee, sent it leitet to Mr. Wald?
Dele Bitten. Present I rotu I'hrec States
l Inn I'rodtice I bin i otton.
gates present from Georgia, Florida
and South Carolina, the three States
iiohni Cotton Congress ol .-' :. Island!
iwers held Its annual session nere
?'. i Thomas ?1. Hudson, former .
r.rxia. f;..ikc on the dlybrsltleatidh of
Knight, president of the Fl?r'dfi
rkctlhg of cotton Mr Knight ad
?at?.l a wnrehousi system for cot-'
i planters and .< ^-j:.<11^-? In the j
teni of giling .1. Swltlton Whale.)',
South Carolina. S'at.- entomologist,;
I..... VVorsham of Georgia, and J.
Ilvari, of Savannah, also spoke.
VVorsham warned the Sea Island
iwors that tho recent wet weal er
?util mean much trouble fr^ni etHer
ItntileMblp \e>? York l.lkel.i tu he
l.iiunebed October ftl.
Washington, September 1" ?Naval
constructor Stecker, who is sunerin
tending th-- 'construction of the 27.,
? ??t.i, battleship New York at the
New York navj yard, denies that the
rebort thai the launching of that big
vessi : will be delayed either by failure
? ?? tl ? transportation companies do'
IIvc i* the machinery on time or by lack
ot workmen He snijl that nd definite
dal.- had over been sol for the launch?
ing ? ?! the New York, hut thai October
"l had been and still is the tentative
date fur that ceremony,
Tlie latest report shows that the
u o-k on |?io New York wns 53 per
.. in. completed September 1. with
? very Indication that the vessel would
'? completed 0i> schedule tin.,- The
keel of th. Now York was laid Sep?
tember II. 1911.
Sugar Refining Company Denies
< barges of ncfrnudlns fiiivernment.
New Orleans, l.a September 13.?
Replying to the government's demand
that it pay $lOh.claimed on alleged
fraudulent entries of sugar at this
port from lflbl to HulT, the American
Sugar Refining Company, in a letter to
Collector of the fort Heilert, declined
t-i pay. denying that the company or
its e-mployes hid defrauded gov?
ernment, and asserted that the govern?
ment had no legal right at this late
date. It Is said District Attorney Heat
He will be authorized to bring civil
proceedings against tho company.
Finds Him "NotGuilty"
After Thirty Minutes
Quite a Demonstration in Court?
room Follows Freeing of Ac?
cused Member of Allen Clan.
Last of Trials Growing
Cut of Carroll County
Police lliandon rhrlr Kormer The?
In Muriner Shooting t n?e.
bullet from llaniiet1'* hva'd found that
? had followed a course directly from
the back of the skull toward the fron?
tal bdn?t dipping slightly downward.
If the shot carrie from the side of the
? en sitting yd- ways In thii ..ar.
while according to Chambers and Mrs.
I la finer he was at the wheel. The
? of the bullet ::i Mrs. Hanner's
letr was downward, the h?lfet entering
just above the kue< cap. The automo?
bile had a high side door, and the
police experiments show, it :s gaid, that
in. dottr would as a shield to a
person sitting in the tonneau if a shot
came from the lumber yard.
filenn Martin Wins (tulek Starting
I. v em nt I bit ago.
Chi ago, September 13.?it took
(denn Ii. Martin less than eighteen
f.nds to ? get off' th. earth" at the
aviation meet here to-day. Ht won
t o quick-sthrtlnp event under condi?
tions requiring htm |o bi twenty feet
itwaj ;:t a given signal and to start
hlg engine, ascend and cross a I'na &0G
feet ii.-t..nt. H .?? time ?a* i;t.r. sec
Max LilUe was second In 20.92 sec?
onds. .Maurice PreyoSt, of France, the
O.hly aviator flying a monoplane in
th. event; was third, in seconds,
? nd Howard dill, fourth. In 32.49 Sec
I lesplie the rain which continued while
half a dozen aviators were In th.- ,,ir.
some of them 1,000 foci high, .ill of tq
day's events wer? run off Martin also
wein tlie event for most accurate land?
ing, shutting his engine e.fi I.?0Q feel
up and descending to within nine feet
of a given spot Llllie was secoi !.
In 26 feet fen Inches; Prcvbst, third,
1-':' feet 5 inches, and r>?? Lloyd Thomp?
son was fourth, in 127.1 inches.
Aviator Marl Datifhertj iind a pas?
senger wer. 3,000 feet In the air when
th.- ehgil.i i he biplane went wrong.
Daughorty kept control of the machine
and made' a perfect glide to earth.
Churged With Starting Several Fires
In \ onkers. N. * .
Vo!>:ers. N. V. September 13.?The
police here are looking lor a woman
firebug" whom they accuse of starl?
ing several recent tir.s In the manu?
facturing district. One of the lires
cosl th. Federal Cooperage Company
nearly $125,000. The others wire ex
tlngulshed with small loss.
A watchman at one of the factories
where incendiary blazes were dis?
covered reported to the police lhat he
saw a woman .-nter the grounds of the
company Just before the nre started
and shortly after she left he discover?
ed a lively lilase In a pile of oll
? oaked papers.
C. & O. Sunday Outings. J1.50 round trip to
Norfolk sod t-'esslde. Three trains: S:2G, 5:ti)
A. M. and 12 noon
'ourUniversity of North
Carolina Sophomores
Under Arrest.
Villian. Hand, of Sinithfield,
Bleeds to Death When His
jugular Vein Is Cut After
He Is Thrown On to a
Broken Pitcher From
Top of Barrel.
itt timid* ?.i w?.woo.
; (our
? f $5.
I he
forced, and uovtr
rlgidl) luvfcsu
throtvn the whole
mi There prttc
i of a!! work, and
upon the prosper
ie Institution last
largest attendance
lot pMlRiitlon Ordered.
[Special to The Times - Dispatch. ]
P.al-ich. N C., September 13.?Gov- I
ern?r Kltehin and :h. State oltlcors!
were shocked by the ntiws from the
-?? .... unit rsitj ' ? killing of Wil?
liam Hand, freshman, last night dur?
ing a ''hazing frolic" by ?< crowd of
Sop . . ? Governor Kitrhin tele?
graphed as follows to President F, P.
V. p.i :?!??. t:.. untff rstt> . thts after-:
"Or, K P. Venabi?, president, Chapel
Hill N. ('... Am shocitfed and distressed
to tienr of th$ deatti of young Rand.
Have -a igidly and thoroughly In
? t 1 and all tho facts and cir?
cumstances connected therewith made {
public; Mft.ke full report to the ex?
ecutive committee of the trustees tit a
meeting t6 be called for the purpbne,
? Stgnedl "W W. KITCHIN;
No official statement of th- dis?
tress.r.g affair !u> I.n receive! here.
and a number of widely varied reports
? extant. Thfl ill-fated freshman was
especially w>lj known and has rela?
tives iiere. I
Two older brothers, ?*>*.-,-,r R. Rand
and .1. E. Rand, ..r.- era '.nates <f the
licitv4 r.-'ity.
Ralph W. Oldham, of Raleigh; one;
..f the har.ers connected with the kill-!
inc. Is a s.>r. of George ..\. Oldham. of
Oldham & Monie, lumber dealers, here.
To-day Merrlmon ilrst confessed his
part in the hazing after blood had been
found on hfs clothes and then to d who
the other three were.
Cn*r tgnlnm t nlunibus Ofllelal -Not
Proven"?< Mil Still i.ii,,.i,.
Columbus. O., September 1.1,?The
civil service commission. Which has
been hearing charges against Charles
i: carter, former *"i-i- r .-f Police, who
Was deposed Mayor George .1. Karb.
t -day held that the rase ?gainst ("ar?
ter had hoi been proven and that the
Suspension was unwarranted , Carter
:v now expCried to take action In court
t., recover his place ns chief.
When Ihn lilvll service Investigation
was under way Mayor Karb an
nneed that he would withdraw from
the ca>e. and Issued a second order
formally discharging Carter. He ap?
point* d Thomas ? i'Neli chief.
, or the last week O'Nell hns eaten
und slept in police headquarters, tho
chief's oflic. r being barricaded against
any possible effort of Carter to re
giuri his office by l.i'rce.
llellevcd to Hum- lleen ttnde by
Prisoners l.mig Ago.
Boston. September 13.?A mysterious
tunnel lust discovered under the street
;n court Square I- thought to have
been made by prisoners attempting
t . escape from iall cells of three
quarters of a century ago In the old
courthouse, recently demolished to
make way for a city hall annex.
Worknvn removing the last stones
of the foundation of the courthouse
found the , ntraneo to the tunnel some
sl\ ffloi below th. street level. The
|i< I. was three feet square, and led
from that part of the courthouse
who:: in former years bad beeit lised
for cells. Thor? was nothing to show
that tile tunnel had ever been walled
up. which strengthened the boHcf that
It had beep made secretly by pris?
Japanese Hero is Self-Slam
?.i.m.it m. ( ni \ r vom.
ith business Urbanizations
(ake Appeal to Governor
Ouiiith, -Minn. September 13. ? Busi?
ness organization? to-night appealed
pany to suspend servico after six dar
iiien had ii Injured bj strikers Und
but the police co?ld <lo link- with the
browd that surged around euch car
-??r.t into '.h?- dbwntdvVh streets, rftono
throwers' were lost in the mass, and
there wer?! ri i eno?gh bflleers to drive
back the attackers
Mob violence Huns itself througn
the city to-day, coining froni tin- West
End, \\'her'?S! fo most of the week an
ungovi rned muss at nien had dared
the police and wrecked cats. Iva ging
through the business section, tii< mob
stopped long enough to uproot and do
Ki.a a starling station; then pursued
the employes; but tailed to catch them,
und Ki ni on to meet a cr?Ss^curreht
1 of Lake Avenue, whore mill nan Is
Joined the West Enders Just as car
came lnttj sight. The conductor ana
I motorrriah each received a thrashing,
one beir.g pitched through a window,
Then in- crowd dissolved.
in the West Und the 6.000 men. boys
and women stood with missiles. .v.
car would clang into tue crowd. Tho
lnotrrmnn would put on all power,
drop to his kne.-s in the vestibule and
try in run through packt?l humanity,
but his trolley p ile would be pulled
from the wire and the croud pouring
through the car, would beat the car
crew until in some instances they had
lib be earned bruised and blectftng to
drug stores,
Appeals, demands, charges and coun-j
t- r-? hargiss wet** made to-day by civic
organization heads and municipal of?
ficials. Business organizations a ??
appealing by wire and telephone for
State trbbps t" quell the trouble.
Governor Eberhard! is hastening;
hack to St. Paul in look into thi Ou?
iiith situation. He may order tho troops'
? ?
To-night was looked forward to with
great npprehension by ihn polo. Tiilk
of dring the car barn a-'ter dark was
heard In the crowds to-day. The street'
car company gave up early this after-j
noon and called in Its ears. Many wild
, rumors were afloat during the day,
lone declaring that several strike-j
breakers had been killed, but this waaj
unt rue.
i Three Duluth companies of the Third
regiment are encamped in th. armory
awaiting orders from Governor Eber?
hard '" protect the Dultith .-'tuet rta|l(
Way Company's property from thd
rioters Sheriff M? Inning this after-:
nriuti i.'i tst.,1 the tioVerhdr to order
! ut the m|lltla. Me stated he Is in I
need of fdlo troops There has been ho
hi oh violence to-night and none Is ex- j
.linige Olbrnll late tr'-nlght Issued
aii order in mandamus proceedings dl
rnctlng the street >ar conipnh.v to shoe,
cause why It is riot giving the public
serv ice. The arguments will he heard
oheriff csWlnlhg has been ordered by
Governor Bherhnrd to suppress the
rioting or r?*?tgn
iilii.v. IfnnUerN Send Winning tn
Lieutenant on Phlrago force.
?Chicago, Soptembei i." "Remember
?a hat Rosenthal got in New York." was
th. warning received by Police Lieu?
tenant Michael J; Oallery, who has
beeil Interested in prosecuting alleged
Illegal employment agencies <>n the
West side; ii. s.id to-day the phrase j
was in a Black Hand letti r threatening
that his wife and aw children would :
be blown up by dynamite If he did not i
cease his activities. 1
thdrawal Probably Duo to
ihconipr?mistng Attit?de ?f
American Patrol.
,; Arrive of Outbreaks
tlicr Sections bf
. b. C.i September 13.?
a distinct ail <.f relief
Iii tl-.e War Department to-day when
Uenoral Schtiyier reported from Doug
las, Ariz., the withdrawal southward
>f the Mexican rebel bunds which hud
been threatening Agua Prieta. across
thi border from Douglas Th- retreat
Is believed to have been largely due
to the uncompromising attitude of the
m< rleah patrol.
Orders >., prevent fighting at Agua
Prieta if tire were directed toward
Douglas, would have been carried out
i" the letter, according io the general
Hiafr, even if that involved the sending
of American troops across th, inter*
national boundary.
Willie it.. situation th,- border
has Improved, reports continue to ar?
rive ??; revolutionary Outbreaks in
othet sections of Mexico Zapatistas
?ltd to . ,- threatening the town or
Antigua, on the coast north of Vera
Cruz: Uprisings arc momentarily ex?
pected in the .states of Couhulhi and
Nuevo Leon, according to advices to
i lb State I icpartmi nt
Tlie Mexican government is said to
be hurrying reinforcements t,. ir.1 Tl
gre, Sonora, whero is situated one of
tip- richest mines in Mexico, operated
by American capital. An attack by
Inactivity of Federals.
Douglas. Ariz.. September 13.?The
plight of F.l Tig re. on which a long
range attack was begun b> rebels un?
der Sulazar early to-day, the mystery
surrounding the whereabouts ot R?
..as's ban.: of rebels, who failed to al?
ts k Agua Prieta this morning, and
the inactivity of the 1,200 Mexican
federal soldiers under General San
.11 lies In the border town, were the
chief topics of conversation and con?
ference to-day and to-night by Untt
/ ,1 States nfltcera oh th" American
side of the line Nothing has been
h.ard of the fighting at Kl Tigre
shiiicc the report that rebels had at?
tacked. The telephone wires we:,- ctit
about noon to-day. after word was re?
ceived that lS'i Federals had left
Ysiibiii for R\ Tigre, thirty-live miles
..is taut
riojas was reported at Gallnrdp
ranch. twelve mile, from Agua Prieta.
Much indignation was expressed to?
day by Americans with heavy Inter?
ests in S?lipra beCll?St of the Inactivi?
ty of the Mexican Federals.
Reports from man" points In Sonor.i
Indicate rebels bands ar, looting re?
gardless of nearby Federal troops.
General W. S. Schiiyier. nommandlng
the Department of Cnltfornln, said to
das that Rojas had Informed him that
|IC "postponed ins attack on Agua
ITletn In deference to the wishes of
the American government."
The entlr< Ninth Cavalry, command?
ed by Colonel Gullfoyle, with the ex?
ception ot one squadron nrid n trobpi
is encamped h.-re. The colored troops
will prttrbl th. border from Douglas
,-ast to the SOW Mexican line. While
tile Fourtli Cavalry will patrol the
border west of Douglas
t nva'rj Goes to Front.
FOrt Rlley, Kan.. September 13.?'
Ehtralhmeht the Thirteenth United
State:- Cavalry two pack train- and a
detachment from th. Hospital Corps,
bound for the Mexican border in re?
sponse |o orders Issued from Washing?
ton last week. began to-day. The
troops will travel in feu;- squadrons,
under the command of Colonel C. A. P.
(Continued From Fust Page.)
He Cuts His Throat
and She Commits
Japanese National Hero and His
Spouse Time Their Self-De?
struction So That It Is Co?
incident With Departure
From Tokio Forever of
Deceased Ruler.
Tokio. September 13.?General County
Maresuke Nogl. supreme military conn-'
ciliar of the Emperor, and his wife, ih<?
Countess Nogl, committed siilclde to?
night in accordance with the ancient
Japanese custom as a nn.il tribute in
their departed Emperor and f i loud,
The death by their own hands ot th<j
fatuous general and his wife was k.?
dramatic as it was sad. The general
cut his throat with a short sword attdj
the countess commttted hara-kiri.
I Following the Samurai custom, tho
couple had carefully prepared their
plans for killing themselves, and llama
them SO that they would !>?? coincident
with the departure forever from Tokio
I of thi dead Emperor,
j General Nogl arid the countess had
attended the funeral services of Mut
suhlto at the palace here to-day, and
I it wag expected that th.-y would pro?
ceed to Aoyama to-night with the cor
l tegc. Instead, however, at the coii
j elusion of th.- ceremony at the place
I they withdrew to their modest homo
in Ak?siikij s suburb of Tokio, and
I there began their rln.il preparations for
? death.
First the general wrote a letter to
his n- w Emperor, Yoshlhlto, which la
i tor was found beside his body. Tin n
I he draped In mourning a portrait ,-n.
[the wall of the late Emperor, and af?
terwards he and his wife dressed thoin
j selves In full Japanese costume an I
[drank a farewell clip of Sake from cupl
w-hlch had been presented to the g. n ?
oral by Mutsuhlto.
; Darkness had fallen and General
I Nogl and the countess awaited ttv?
? signal they agreed upon to announca
I their leave taking. This was too
booming of H sitrnai ln the palace
grounds which was to let the people
know that the body of the Emperor
v ii) starting on the funeral car for Its
; last resting place.
; As the boom of the gun resounded
I through the ?dear still night General
j Nogi arose, and grasping In his hand
a short --.cord, plunged It into his
throat, while the Countess stabbed
herself through the body. A student
who resided at the N'>k1 home heard
the fall of the bodies and rushed Into
tho room. Eying upon the floor wert)
I the hero of r*6rt Arthur a'nd his wife.
Both still were breathing, but their
spasmodic gasps show.-d plainly that
I death was near. The student hurried
I for aid. but when he returned with it
both the general and the countess
I were dead.
I The tragedy created a profound sen
1 nation and expressions of so.rr.ow were
hi axd on every hand tornight.
General Count Nogi was a national
! hero in Japan It was he who cap?
tured Port Arthur from the Russians
I In 1904, artel assured the success of hs
i country lu the battle of Mukden. The
I count was born at llagl. in the Prov
I Ince of Choshu, In t?r.? and was tho
leidest son of MiU'OtetlgU Nogi. a Sam
! ur.il of the Choshu clan.
During the Saigo rebellion. Nogl
j fought bravely at the battles bit
? Yamagauchi and Tawarazaka ?nd w ta
wounded, and after the rebellion was
suppressed he was made a lieutenant
colonel. He commanded the First p.ri
; gnde of infantry In th* Chlhp-Japanese
War. and captured Port Arthur in oho
day. tin the outbreak of the Russe
'? Japanese War III 1901. General Nogl
was appointed commander of the Third
i Army. IHs forces took 203 Metre Hill
'after terrible slaughter, and also de?
stroyed the Russian squadron In tho
port General Nogl personally receiv?
ed General Stoesset'S proposal to sur
rounder Port Arthur.
The Countess Noel was a daiighti V
Of Ytichl S.iday ukt. a Pa mural ??;
; Kagoshlma elan.
Impressive Ceremonies.
Tokio, iseptemh. 1.1.?The second
ptrt of th* ceremonies In connection
with the funeral of lite late Emperor
of Japan. Mutsuhlto. took place
night. When the casket containing th?*
body of thr. late rubr started on Its;
Journey to Aoyama. whense it will r.o
taken to Monoyama for dual burial
I Imposing as nad b'ien the ceremonial
it tended by the great dignitaries in
? i .? i ii service serving to emphaniico
'Shinto rites and the twentieth century
? tltarism was conducted, the passage
of the funeral car through the street*
of the capital to-ntght was even more
th. capital ah opportunity to display
-orrow at the nation's bereavement,
and hundreds of thousands stood for
hours In absolute silence along the
route as the cofun passed on the first
st.ice of its Journey toward'- Its last
r- itIr.g place.
The streets and boulevards were
brilliantly llghtedd by torches and are
lights on both sides of the road Ir
tersectlng the torches snd elect i t;
lamps were placed large sac red trees,
and at frequent Intervals black nnd
white cloih? i ov. re.! poles, surmounted
by wreaths of evergreens, h id bpen
At 7 ??'??lock In the evening tho?
who were to participate In the pro.
cession began to assemble again at tha

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