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Three Days'Battle Ends
in Victory for Balkan
Reported That Entire Garrison of
50,000 Soldiers Has Been Cap?
tured; Constantinople Admits
Defeat, but Seeks to Min?
imize Its Importance.
Other Towns Taken.
London. October 24.?A three days'
battle and a Bulgarian turning move?
ment baa raaulted. according to Sofia
accounts. In the fall of Kirk KUisseh.
and the capture of the Turkish garri-1
?on numbering 50.OO0 men. That ao
many Turks have been taken is re?
garded aa Improvable, and the more
likely report la that the Turks re?
treated in the direction of Bunarhissar,
to the southeast.
The capture of tb's stronghold, to
which th* Turks attached almost th<=
same importance as to Adrianople. was;
confirmed to-night from Constantinople
In an official communication explaining
that the Turkish army at Kirk KUis?
seh. in attempting to split the enemy's
forces, discovered that they were In
greater strength than had been antici?
pated. Tba Turka. therefore, retired to
the south to await reinforcements.
The news of the Bulgarian victory
Itss caused great rejoicing in Sofia,
?where it is expected the fail of Adri
anople win soon follow. It is generally
assumed that Abdulah Pasha Is still
engaged in bringing up his main army
to Adrianople.
An interesting situation will develop I
?hould the Turks be compelled to
svacuate Adrianople. It is supposed
that the next stand of the Turks will
be made at Demotica. twenty-five
miles south of Adrianople, an import?
ant strategic position on the road to
Both the Servians and the Turks
claim great victories at Kumanova. the
Servians declaring they have captured
the town,"and the Turks claiming they
have repulsed the enemy. Late, re?
ports Indicate that heavy fighting is
still proceeding In this district. The
Greeks are operating from Arts to?
ward Janina Metcheck and the neigh?
borhood of Grlmbovo.
* Fight!aa; Is TerrtSe.
Sofia. October 24.?In an engagement
Tuesday at. Marash, at the junction of
the Maritza and Arda Rivers, close to j
Adrianople, the Bulgarians were at-!
tacked by 8.000 Turks After an hourj
of heavy artillery and rifle fire, the'
Turka were defeated and fled In dla- j
order, leaving the field strewn with!
dead and wounded. The Bulgarians
captured 300 prisoners, a doxen quick-j
fircrs and quantities of munitions. I
Many Turks drowned themelvea ini
the river because they believed thai
Bulgarians massscred their prisoners.;
Details of the capture of Klrk-KUis-:
seh are meagre. An unofficial eati
easts puts the Bulgarian casualties at!
3.000. The fighting has been continu?
ous since Tuesday. The Bulgarians
made a steady advance throughout the
operations, but at a great sacrifice of
life. On Tuesday the first army under
General Ivanoff attacked the outer;
works of Adrianople in two large
bodies. Another strong Bulgarian
column attacked the Turkish positions
la tba Vilayet on the Arda River, and
rolled the whole Turkish position up.
The Bulgarians crossed the satsd
banks of Arda. fifteen miles southwest
of Adrianople. and. advancing, sur?
prised the Turks, who retreated to
that city, leaving 100 dead and 160
righting was resumed all along the
Una at dawn Wednesday. The north?
ern damns captured several advanced
Turkish posts at the point of the bay?
onet and pressed on towards Adrian?
ople. The Turks delivered a counter?
attack towards the northeast, b-it were
In the face of a heavy fire from the
Turkish batteries the Bulgarians fol?
lowed the retiring Turks, whoso lo?ses
were enormou?. owing ti th? well
placed Bulgarian o/jicg-firers.
General I>tmltrieff th"n ordered an
advance. The eastern army win
massed to the east and west of the
road from Tlronva to Klrk-Kilisseh.
and the battle opened on this side.
The Bulgarians opened with artillery
fire by night, having carefully piaceu
tb-lr guns in po?ttion beforehand, and,
covered by a h-avi .-unnonad. . ihe In?
fantry pushed the att*ck from ta >
sid-s Thev found the Turks it. a
state of panic owing to th.- night
shelling, and carried the forts at the
point of til ehayonet.
An att.tck th?n i.t?mmer.ce,| along the
Turkish northern front. resvi?ir>g in
the captnre of the fortress. Th- Turks
in their retreat 'ought s re.-.rKU^rd"
sct'on. In which the Bulgarians acte
Opeaa Slay m tdesaee.
?of.a. tsrteh-r 21? Kirk Klllsseh baa
b?-en captured by the Rnlrarlan army,
which ha* been fighting against the
Turkish troops for several days. The
possession of the fortreea npe-ns the
way t<> a Boicarian advance on Adria?
The T-irhleh srerrtaon at Kirk Kllls
seh. estimated at % ?0? to i?.ee? men.
surrendered to the Bulgarians Two
Turkish generals were among Ihos
Kirk Killsseh fell at 11 o .-iocb in the
nio/ntng. according to the latest re?
ports received 1"-nlsht from Bulgarian
* :>rc?s. from which all news here
originates The Turkish troops re?
tired in disorder In direction of Bunar
hsesr. fourteen miles to the southeast.
Thss> left a hstteey ?r oulck firing
s in*, sixteen amtsjunitlna wagons sad
large *uan*l es of ammunition sad
food _ , . ,
When tke news was receded ta
Sells vest crowds, beerins tb* flags of
all the allied etatee. formed ?ratea.
nieesa and marched to the Greek. Ser
vtea Haasts? sad BTltW* reSMUoaa.
the palace and the military atatk fa
Ftffjtr ?teaesrrepher few Aehn *??
ITaurt ob Witness stead.
Indianapolis. Ind.. October J4.?Mre.
Grace Caylor Wallis, formsr stenogra?
pher for John McNamara. Identified at
the dynamite conspiracy trial to-day
I many letters to McNamara from the
i international Association of Bridge
: and Structural Iron Workers Union,
written Just before McNamara's ar?
The letters were between McNamara
and various officials of the union who
are now on trial. She denied that
J. B. McNamara. who blew up the
, Los Angeles Times building, was
i about the headquarters much. She
said she saw him only twice after
he had been searched for. The wit?
ness also denied that any nltro-glyce
rlne cans or packages of dynamite
were kept about the office.
None of the letters was read. Dis?
trict Attorney Charles W. Miller said
probably two days would be devoted
to the reading ef the letters. It to
these letters, the government charges,
which contain evidence that all of the
forty-five defendants showed their
knowledge of the conspiracy.
Andrew J. nilllng. employe of a
trunk manufactory at Cincinnati, tes?
tified as to the manufacture of a case j
made for J. J. McNamara which th?
government charges was used for ear-1
rylng nltro-glycerlne In passenger]
trains. H. W. Ledleltner. of Denver, for?
mer member of the union's executive!
board. Is charged speciftcally with car?
rying the case from Pittsburgh. Pa. to]
union headquarters at Indianapolis.
Peartb-Cless Postmasters Are Plseed
laser Ctvll Service.
Washington. October H.?Plans for]
the administration of the executive |
order of President Taft placing all \
forjrth-class postmasters under civil |
I service were announced to-day. Post- i
; master-General Hitchcock has divided
. the 3<",,236 offices affected Into two i
; classes, A and B. Class A will em- ]
I brace all post-offices at which the
I compensation of postmasters is $50'? I
a year or more; while Class B will In-j
! elude offices at which the compensa- !
tlon is less than $500.
Appointments to all Class A offices
?will be made from three names certl-?
I fled by the Civil Service Commission
i after competitive examination of ap?
plicants. I
j Vacancies In all Class B offices will!
; be filled on the recommendation of;
post-office inspectors after personal ]
; investigation. This method had been
j followed in several States with sue- ,
I cesa The order of the President now i
I 1? in effect and the Civil Service Com- j
j mission Is ready to hold examinations
I Hereafter all vacancies of postmasters
: of the fourth-class offices will be filled
: without regard to the political affilia- :
tions of the applicants.
Postmaster-General Hitchcock has I
f recommended that all postmasters, lr
: respective of class, be placed under
I civil service.
j She Will Pap Jadgaaest Obtained
! Ajpahmst Aged Veteran.
New Tork. October It.?A plea
I against the sale of the personal ef
I fecta of General Daniel E. Sickles, the
i aged war veteran, who was formerly
ambsssador to Spain, was made to?
day by his estranged wife to Sheriff
warhnrger. who agreed to a postpone?
ment of the threatened sale when Mrs.
sickles promised to pay about No
' vetnber io money necessarv to satlsfv
a new Judgment against her Tiusband.
This Is the seoond time within a
few weeks that Mrs. Sickles has come
to the veteran's aid On the other
occasion she pawned Jewelry that was
her property when a belle In the court
of Spain, when General Sickles knew
her there. This act led to a report.
that the couple would be reconciled, i
but. although Mrs. Sickles paid the ;
Judgment, their relations remained as
before, each In a statement declaring
reunion was impossible.
The new Judgment which Mrs
Bs Ohles now offers to satisfy is one
obtained by the Bank of the Metropo- I
One sf Maay Virtlaaa of v* recks Canscd !
by Fag.
I h'eago. October 2*?Governor Chas. I
E. Osborne. of Michigan, was one of i
thirteen persons Injured in train and
; street car wrecks here to-day that j
resulted from a dense fog. The Gov- j
ernor was only slightly Injured on j
the right arm. Mrs. Osborne. who ae- ?
companled her husband, was not hurt. '
Of the others Injured, four are believed '
to be dying, while the r- st were not ?
serlouslv hurt.
The first wreck occurred when a :
Hit Four train crashed into the rear
of a Michigan Central train at the ;
Seventeieth Street crossing. Governor
and Mrs. Osborne were on the latter j
train coming to Chicago. Besides the .
Governor, three women were slightly
'njured in this wreck. ;
A second wreck occurred when a j
Pennsylvsnls train struck a street car
at on* Hundred ani Sixth Street. The
tos wss so dense that the gateman
failed to see either the car or the
.train and left the gates open. Seven
passengers on the stre-t car were hurt, i
..f whom four will probably die
BeverMae as* IVtltt Vet to Testify
Mhes ? ?sssaltlee. I
Washington. October Z*.?With the
elimination o' II <* Pettlt. of Indian?
apolis, end former Senator Albert J.
Heveridge. both summoned for to- .
morrow, the Senate campaign 'nv.i
ticatine committee expects to conclude
the present series of hearings. Senator
Beveridge has been une! to appear
to-morrow, but if he fails to report
rh*n he will be exsrrlned Saturday
morning _
Both Mr Pettit ?r-d Mr Severidge
will be asked about tb? fund of $ST..>e*.
which, according to testimony before
the ? omm'ttee. was sert to Senator
H.r.rTda-e l>v Georg* W Perkins. Ed?
ward I- McLean and G!ff-rd P'nchot
an' returned to the donors
?I, sea ?rrewted Is CeSBectwa WMh
Norwalk. *X. <Vtor.e- ?*? *? men
were arres'?d ?o-d*v at 9 est Clarks
?..M on indlctm-nt* rhircing thcwi
?'??! r o'oits con?nlracy In connection
with the r-ecrt tarr nc of Minnie Tat
Va'le*. * votira s.,-r.ln of ?h-t v;ila*e.
t sev rth m*n was SVSjsSshm .n an
trdtctmcnt rtrtrwir.g- pe'lur'- in con?
nection With h<* 1-Tr'm?^ hefV.r, th?
-r^nd rsrv :nrr.t tillat tn? affair.
Minnie T.* Valley was i?>"<! ??4
sm-ared with far ft wxe ?T\?'* at
the time thst wn?re?n '."?H a? nwri
hid taV'i nart tnjh? ""tfr
r.fss.r laAet s l^h sal wshe
farkson. Mich Oet.^er ."I ? ?"|-? to?
night 4,.trc.vd the Sislrt twine ware,
house IP**' ??? V* 'f
n-isor? here Th* beiMsr - ntatned
more then S#* tone -t rol si ?<?*. and
as the atste carries n? .nroranee .e
loss will be heavy The M-.*e is
thonsrht r<i have be.-s ..' Inc. try
*rThe' mlesetsra tree? Israel na ta
their refte when ta* gewe-s brake tat,
Nearly 7,000 Individuals
Represented in Gifts to
Third-Term Cause.
I Mrs. Alice Longworth Gives $600
I. to Help Father, While Other
Members of Family Open
Their Purses Liberally.
First Campaign State?
ment Is Filed.
New York. October 24.?The Progres?
sive party received contributions for
its campaign funds up to October 17.
of 9204.244: spent |2?2.341 and had un?
paid bills and contract obl'gatlons for
$41.341 more according to the official
statement of receipts and expenditures
sent to the clerk of the House at
Washington to-day by Treasurer E.
II. Hooker, of the Progressive Na?
tional Committee.
Krank A. Munsey, who gave $70,000;
George Perkins, who gave $45.000. and
M. E. Roosevelt, who gave $31,100, ap?
peared as the leading individual con?
tributors. The balance came from
nearly 7,000 individuals, whose gifts
ranged from $15.00o, given by Douglas
Robinson, Colonel Roosevelt's brother
in-law, to two anonymous contribu-!
tions of 10 cents each.
The statement by Hooker, died in
compliance with the campaign pub-!
Hatty law requiring a publication of
financial affairs ten days before elec- j
tion. Is the first complete statement to ;
come from any of the three' principal)
parties. It em'c-races all receipts and i
disbursements from Judy 1, marking!
the first activities of the Progressive!
party up to uctober 17. The Republi?
can and Democratic statements will ,
be filed at Washington Saturday ac-'
cording to announcements from the
respective committees to-day.
Mrs. Wllllard Straight, of New York.j
gave $10.000; Mr. and Mrs- E. B.
Hooker. $6.000; Wm. P. Eno, George j
Mcore and Antoinette Eno Wood. j
$5.000 each; Representative Wm. Kent.!
California. $4,500; George F. Porter.
Illinois, $5.825; Wm. Wrigley. Ch'cago,:
$2.000; H. H. Van Ingen. New York.!
$2,000. and Gertrude Pinchot, 11.100. '
Henry White, former ambassador to
France, appeared as a contributor of
$l.u00; Mrs. Alice Roosevelt Dong
worth, daughter of Colonel Roosevelt,
gave $60?: Thomas A Edison. 9500:j
Emily T. Crew. $300. Mrs. M E- Roose-]
velt, $500; Philip J. Roosevelt, and]
Mrs. J. West Roosevelt, 9250 each.
The chief items of expenditure up)
to October 17. were: printing. $58.444;
printing bills unpaid and contracts in:
force, 92S.874; advertising. $20.565::
traveling expenses of candidates and
speakers. $45.665; salaries of employes..
$32.713: postage and "general cam?
paign expenses.'' 911.345; telegrams
and telephone. 91.299; office rent, $6.242.
The snm of $35.563.54 was sent to;
thirty-seven Progressive State com-!
mittees for the work of State organi?
The National Progressive Committee
received 4.467 contributions of $1 each;
sixteen of 25 c-enta each; twelve of
.'?0 cents each, and a large number
ranging from $20 to $250. The total
contribution of MedlU McCormick. vice
chairman of the naUonal committee,
was 91.000.S9. Contributions of 91.000 J
were made by Henry White. Washing- j
ton; Alexander H. Revell. Chicago; J.
DL Darkin. R P. Perkins. E. R Merritt.
Howard Pardee. Evalyna B. Perkins.
Willard Straight. New Tork; Mrs. M
K. Pinchot, Ohio: -Davis family." Maa
sachueetta; G. A. Sod en Alfred A j
Baker. A a Dick. Ruth McCormick.,
Progressive Club of Evanaton, HI.;.
Edward A. Rumely. Indiana
Did Net Spa as! a Oca*.
New York. October 2*.?Representa?
tive Robert L. Henry, of Texas, chslr
man of the Rules Committee of the
House, announc-d here to- iay that in
his formal statement of campaign ex?
penses sent to Washington he had cer
tified that he "did not spend a cent
either in the primary or the general
election campaign." _
They Glwe Paatasiae; Riati ne*.
Keataefcy Fi adlet?.
Winchester. Ki . October 24.?Wo?
men were the star a :tnesses in the
triai of the fifteen defendants charged
with the murder of former >herifT Ed.
t'allahan. of Breathltt County, which
opened before Jude.- James M. Ben
ton, of the Circuit Court, here to-day
Mrs. Ed. Callahan. widow of the
murdered man. was the principal wit?
ness of the day In answer to a ques?
tion bv Attorney A W, Bvrd for the
proeec'tion as to whether she ro'iM
Identify snv one in the court r"om
as being the one who rr-ot her hus?
band, she rose from the witness box
?n a' dramatic manner, pointed h^r
fingT at l*>ck Smith, one of the de?
fendants and said'
"Tea. there is the -nan who killed
I my husband."
Mrs l.ilha- <;;"??. daughter of t-e
murdered *her!ft* testified that ?he had
seen Dock Smith and Andrew Jack?
son, the latter arioth-r of the defend?
ants, on the hillside fror" e bicl. ihe
shots that b'l'e.i Callahan wer? fired
? few sero-^? ..rter th- she-t or
Mrs. rtuth C'llahaa, d? ushter-ln
law of the d? *4 sheriff t-dd ..f firing
six .hot, from a revolver at the re.
1 treating aseas?lns as they climbed the
! bill
I The case will he resumed to-morrow
."Jinnegpoits Ind.. October 21? ??sesr
?"hrlsterites. ? "ti.?s?nr"- bo? *or the
soo Railway, was robbed to-d?y of IV
eea in pay cheeks of the rem pan r on
owe af the pelSKipsI atreet. of t t
- tt\ The rata?r obtained the cheeks
by representing htssse f as a railway
employe who bad to n.ak? 'bann?? ?n
tke papers
Heerde? Craw fVtcb-T 2' -Capta'S
William ff DavMson. fee rears a far
?fcrn sttsatssari Sf fke Adventtet
Ckarra. died sere to-dar Had be Meed
satll eTaatasasr 9 be weald base bees
Has Not Become Mem
ber of Knights of
Candidate for President Term* It
"Very Petty and Ridiculous
Business"?Playing no Fa?
vorites and Trying to
Treat Every Class and
Creed Impartially.
New York. October 24.?W. O. Sle
Adoo. vice-chairman of the Democratic
National Committee, to-day save out
I the following- letter from Woodrow
Wilson. Democratic presidential can?
didate :
"Princeton. ML J., October 22, 1912.
"Dear Mr. McAdoo:
"My attention has been called to
the statement that I have become a
, member of the Knights of Columbus.
i This, of course, 1 not true. I have not
j been asked to Join the order, either;
as an active or honorary member, and
am not eligible, because I am not a
Catholic. I must warn my friends
: everywhere that statements of thin
kind are all campaign inventions, de?
vised to serve a special purpose. This
! particular statement 'has been critl- J
clsed in selected quarters to create
the impression that I am hoping to
identify myself politically with the
great Catholic body. In other quar?
ters all sorts of statements are beinjt
set afloat to prove that I am hostile
to the Catholics. It is a very petty
and ridiculous business.
"If all these fabrications could be
brought together they would make
i very amusing reading. They would
leave a very flat taste In the mouth,
for they would entirely neutralize one
another and prove that I was nothing
j and everything. I am a normal man,
following my own natural courses of
! thought, playing no favorites and try?
ing to treat every creed and class with
impartiality and respect.
"Very sincerely yours.
The Hon. W. a. McAdoo. vice-chair?
man Democratic National Committee,
! 200 Fifth Avenue. New York City."'
Hohe ?salth Hts Geist
j Princeton.. N. J., October 24.?Gov
: ernor Wilson had' as his guest to-day
I Senator Hoke Smith, of Georgia, who
I to-night made a speech in Alexander
! Hall before the students of Princeton
! University.
The Governor was anxious to hear
J Senator Smith, and was greatly tempt?
ed to attend the meeting, but feared,
his presence in the audience would
force a speech and he might find him?
self violating his intention of keep?
ing off the stump until Colonel Roose?
velt has resumed campaigning.
The Governor gave out for publica- i
tion telegrams, one of which he sent j
to a rally at Wesley an University. Mid- j
dletown. Conn., and the other to a]
Western newspaper which was Issuing j
a harvest edition.
"We all worship at the shrine of
King Corn,- read the latter telegram.
"He Is, in a sense, the master of our:
lives and fortunes. His storehouse of,
golden grain Is a great part of oik
treasury, as well as of our means of
life. If the whole country could rea?
lize, if only on a single day. the vital
fibres that connect It with the farm,
the many things that lie hidden In the
farrows of the field, we should no
doabt think more than we do now. and
think to better purpose about the ef?
fect of nations! policy, and of all plans
of national development upon the
farmer and the workers in the open
countries. We need the enllghtment
of such thoughts"
la his telegram to Wesleyan. where
he was once an Instructor, the Gover?
nor wrred Professor Robert H. Fife aa
-My warm greetings to my Wesley?
an friend* assembled In Democratic
?rally this evening. It is delightful and !
reassuring to see the young men of]
the country gathering to champion the]
rsuse of free government ss against;
special intTeste." I
Marshall Appeals tm Voters.
Portian :. Ore., tsrtober 24.?Governor
Marshall, of Indiana finished to-night '
his sppesi to Oregon voters before a i
large audience here. He declared that
unless the voters assumed their herl
tsge and toop back into their own
hanls c-mplete control of nat'onal af?
fairs this country would be thrown
?nto s revolution. r?earesble or other?
wise, that wr-'ild shske the founda?
tions of the republic.
The speak*^ charged both the Re- .
f<*nnt1nue*i nn Second Page.!
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Taft Lauds His Own Course to
Members of Hardware
Believes Passage of Measures
j Would Have Driven Pros?
perity Away.
I Atlantic City. X. j. October 24_
President Taft defended his vetoes of
; the tariff measures in the last Con
} gress in a letter to the American j
Hardware Manufacturers' Association'
\ and the National Hardware Associa
i tion, which was read at to-day's ses
sion of the joint convention of these
bodies. It read in part:
"I am very glad to send a message
of greeting to the members of the
American Hardware Manufacturers'
Association and the National Hard?
ware Association on the occasion of
their annual joint convention.
"Members of your association wrote
the other day that what thla country
needs is international peace. There
can be no such peace in the albsence
: of national prosperity, and I am glad
' to believe that the members of your
association are doing their full ssssfSj
; to welcome the prosperity which is!
just at our door, by maintaining our.
h present economic business bas's and {
! by the encouragement of expansion!
and progress through legitimate use1
I of capital.
"I am a firm believer In a tariff
board or tariff commission. I don't i
i contend that the tariff can be taken
out of politics in the sense that it will
neve- be the subject of political con-!
troversv. Men differ radically as to'
the economical wisdom of a protective ^
ta.r:ff or a tarifT for revenue only, and
that must always t-e the subject for:
discussion. Put there Is a means of)
taking the ascertainments of facts
away from a tribunal ltk? the Ways,
an-l Means Committee, which Is neces-i
sari!} harried Is Its conclusions and1
n.cessarily lacking In the thorouah-!
nrss and temper which are . ss-nttal
to reach Impartial conclusions
t.tves Meesxeast far s eta.
? I'rokiNv no industries .iffecte,! b> !
the tariff need scientific an 1 impnrtla.
conclusions m'-re than those whn h are
r?pr?s?n:ed In your convention. In
n, :vsssge of August 14 laat. return?
ing to the Congress without mv ap?
proval the bill to revise the metal*
schedule. I pointed out tbat In thla ?
ech-dule iron and steel *a primary
products ar?- less than on--thir,| In
?alitc ??' tks I ibject matter covered a)
the so-i'-d-.le I presented s ta>-|c
showing that included in the metals
schedule are fifty.nine allied Ind-i*- :
tries r.f scfflclent importance to lust It v I
a- ? am-- rlseainVatlon. st'id> and re- ,
r-ort l.\ /the <vns :s Korean I pointed
ott further that fccJndrv and machine
ahops prod'f-ta. which are secondary
prod iCTs of the |-on and s'eel l->dnstrv.
are made bv mere than 12 e*>* com
petlna eststd'shmenta. with an tr -
. -t-i .Spital of more Hin !!.!>??.
? with tri ore than *.??*??? we*e
?trn?? employed. and produ?'ns
nearh fl.isa.eas.saa In value ?-f pro.
d----t? annnslly
I \ - toed the Mil. e klce. would have
spelled ruin to many of yesx beenirac
( inwinteg to a et? ?>s e leeial*.
i . which vitally affected not onlv
millions o* worhlssrmen and the fimi
lire <lrr*e ndent npon them bm h'i*?
dreds of mll'lone of dollar*' w---tr of
storks of good* In the bands of store
~ : Com in we* cm Pi Tea** fSij* .r I
Dons Khaki Riding Suit and
| Surprises Family in Liv?
ing Room.
To-Day He Expects to Resume
Work Where It Was Dropped
in Milwaukee.
Oyster Bay. X. T.. October 24. ? From
morning till night Colonel Roosevelt
; was up an<l fully dressed to-day, walk?
ing unassisted about the house. It
was the first time since he was shot
[ that he had been out of bed long at a
I time, but he felt no much better, after
two <lays' rest at home, that he re
I fused to stay upstairs in his room
another day. He put on his khaki
riding suit and surprised his family
j by appearing In the living room and
[saying he was going to have luncheon
with the others.
Colonel Roosevelt was so much bet?
ter that the physicians who have been
coming from New York to care for his
wound thought it unnecessarj to make
the trip to-day. Dr. Scurry L. Ter?
rell, the Colonei's personal physician,
and Dr. George W. Fuller, of Oyster
Bsy. spent s few minutes with their
patient in the morning, and ..gain lat?
er in the day. and fount! that nts ren?
dition wus improving *t?atily. The
m?l marker) change was his increased
strength and vitality. He spent most
of the day In his library, bnt at?
tempted little work In spite of Ms
improved condition. h>- four*) that he
was far from having Ms usual
strength, and In the afternoon he be?
es m- fatigued are! sVpt t-.r two
To-morrow Colonel Rooaev.-it n
pect? to resume work. H? sent word
to his secretary to-day to be on ha'id
In the morning, and we hopes to spend
several hours In dictating lett-rs ?n<l
a part of the speech he expects to de?
liver In New York next week His
wound Is to be evsmlnel to-morrow
aftfrnenn bv D* Ale Tare er Umh?rt.
?I New York
For a time th?s afternoon t"ol..ne|
Roosevelt talked literature with R"b
. rt . oilier. Flnley IVter Dunne snd
Mark Sullivan, of New Y'>rs
Marshall P' nsejai I ?
Aibanv. or-.. October i*?Governor
Marshall, of Indians. In a sreeef. her?
to-dsv sss*rted that the political par-,
Ura ?? " ch .attempted to u ? the meth?
od of ancient Hotren le?4?r? in hard
Itng the tmerlcan people sur?lv wo- Id
hrtng dtssater upon in* gevsi sens-"
? ?f the t nltesl Sts'-"
? B"?d .-nd clr< ;??s ? -r? 'h> m
tMnge the' ?he Reman leaders us
t>. h??p the people In line*." sstd ?ev
ernor MsTshsi;. 'snd lo-day in then
e ipooeedl) advanced r?otrtJcai see we
flnst two of the bin polith-al parties t?
this country astng th- seme eld br?nd
and rtreunrg in tbe-r eeTort-s to get
? ontr 'i of you peTde."
?Jover nor Marshal I ?sid that ever
capitalise.] politic* lest-re were be?
coming as great a menace te IBs* wel?
fare of the country as overcspHnltsed
rorss<esf tons
At Midnight Jury Re?
turns First Degree Ver?
dict, WhichCondemns
Him to Electric Chair
Wife, Sitting Outside Courtroom,
Falls in Swoon When Word Im
Said Which Will Blake Her ?
Widow?Former Police Lieu?
tenant Remanded to Tombs}
Until October 30, When He
Will Be Brought Forth for Sea
tence ? Mclntyre Announce.
That He Will Take Immediate,
A*w York. October ?roller SAm?*
teaaat Charles Becker was feSae)
seilt y to-atght sf murder la the aura*
degree by the Jary which aas beea try
las hlat far lastisatlng the death af
Heramaa Raaeathal, the gase bier.
The verdict read: '-Marder la tha
Brut deajree," aad was proaoaneed ta?
aetly at midnight. .Becker waa see
aaaeded far acateace 4a the Taaaha ST
Jaatlec Gaff aattl October a*.
Mr*. Becker, sitting outside the See*
of the coast rttsi fcU la a a nasal
whea the verdict waa an Menaced.
Becker did aet Sleek whea he aeajrs)
the verdict proaaaaeed by Harald 3%
Skia ?er, farraiaa of the fary.
John F. Meint? re. Pecker's
coaaael. aaaoaaced that he weald
an laaaaedlate appeal, bat added
ysad thla be had aet alas to say.
The twelve jurors with solemn
and measured steps tiled into
court room at 11:03 o'clock A moment
later the defendant waa brought ht
from the Tombs. Justice Goff had
yej, entered the room, and for a
ment Becker took a side seat.
Sea as Faces et J?ters.
As he waited he scanned with
ous eyes the face? of the Jurors,
none of them returned his gaze,
tenae silence prevailed.
At 11:3? o'clock Justice Goff enterst
! the court room and. bow'ng low tat
counsel, took his seat. The Jury rata
; was called. The clerk then asked tha
i jurors if they had reached a verdict.
"We hare,'" announced Foreman)
[ Ski no er. The Jury rose to Its fast- ,
"We find the defendsnt guilty as)
charged In the Indictment." Ifr. Shtne
ner said, slowly and evenly, looking
s?|uar?l\ at Justice Ooff.
"IH> you And the defendant guilty sfj
i murder in the first degree as charged]
I in the indictment*" naked the clerk
?'We do.- the foreman replied.
The court then directed that the roaJ
of the jurors be called for their ??s*
dividual verdicts. As he repeated ths)
question. "t>o you And the defaaWUass
guilty in the first degree, as cl
esch Juror answered "We do."
Becker stood at tbo bar with
shoulders, head erect. Not
moved in his face, but be swslloarst|
hard. That was all.
When the tssx Juror bad
Justice i;off instructed the clefk
take the defendant's pedigree,
answered the questions in a low,
I voice. A ourt nfflcer brought tha <
tlons to him written on
paper, and as the prisoner read
M himself he replied:
"Forty-two years old. m\t
oitixen. ". orn In Germany, a
3233 Audubon Avenue, lieutenant
police, married: Protestant:
living habits temperate, never oasaf
victed before."
When Beckers voice died away. aw%
Mclntyre. who ha i covered his faasf
with eis hi.nds as :r.e verdict
en. cose and asked that all ft
proceed:nas be defer-ej for OS)
? ^itil i van pr--;>>i' tb- proper
fosWppeal ?
T will defer
sentenee. ? SSS*I
Justice r. -ff. "until October .? aad Past
1.-..1 t". r* scn. u-til that date ? * ,
Justice teofl spoke m the Saasa MS
tone ef voice, almost a whisper, tbsjjtj
had ? :--|je.. t.-i. ..tr-ren.-es darasS|
the tnsl
mrr -wahhgr ad ahjha J?
IWlie- ga?. a n-etln* ciam-e at
jUdse ?nd reeted bis eyes for
swag on the Jury. Then he t j rated
follow-d by a Ian warden, walhed
unfalt? ring, rapid st*p -P th?- *aasS djt
the courtroom and disappeared tarssjam
the door i?adtr?g ever tbe 'brtdsjS m]f
sighs" to the Towbe
The )uren> bat d?'>b-rated
elsbt boure b-efv re "-mug
diet, eKhoagn tb* case had
'>*lr hands ??r -. ? 2* o clack thlg
t.rsasa A< tsai d- nernttoa I "gas
a s'ctoeh. when the is era ad
jary rosa? serung bchiad the
return ft eaa l-ire-beesi
What happened behind tl
how tbe sebs'r ebbed aed
Stand oeI etgbt kessre ?eaiwst
verdh-t. beer many balKt
these ware suatter*
each juror an
ertiile ?ise rary
astnd. a^wolstc atffsasaa.

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