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The Evening Journal
For Delaware: Unsettled
.. with occasional rain* to
night or Wednesday: cooler
tonight In eastern portions.
1 'festerday
Chief Yegg" of Visitors Gets ;
Acquainted With State
Justice First Hand
Just back from Panama, w'here they
conducted an Initiation of candidates
into the Order, two prominent officers
of Osman Temple. Order of the Mys
tic Shrine, of St. Paul, Minn., and
pcveral member of Lu Lu Temple, of
Philadelphia, are guests today of
some Wilmington Shriners.
visitors from St. Paul are. J. Harry
Lewis, potentate of Osman Temple, of
that city, and F. J. Peterson, chief
"yegg" of Osman Temple, which has
an important office of that name, the
"yegg" really being a lieutenant of
the potentate. Others In the visiting
delegation are Theodore Beck, Fran
cis J. Callahan and Edwin S. Mer
shon, of Lu Lu Temple of Philadel
They arrived at French street sta
tion from Philadelphia at 10.40 o'clock
tli\ morning and were received by
a committee of Wilmington Shriners,
Including A. B. Hazzard. J. Ralph
Baily, Max Matthcs. William L. Ham
mond, Charles H. Smith, Jr„ C. E.
Pierson, David U. Rankin, Thomas
Carpenter and Harry C. McClanc, the
last named being the official pho
tographer for the party.
The St Paul Shriners did not bring
their famous goat with them. It was
left In Philadelphia for the initiation
ceremonies of Lu Lu Temple tomor-1
row night. Nevertheless, during to
day's Pleasure tour planned for the
fhc "gont" of Mr. Peterson, who
the way Is a millionaire lumberman of
•Ä p.„, shr ,„„,
p cost $«. It was taken to Panama
by the members of Osman Temple and
was used In the Initiation of candi
dates Into the shrine, the ceremonies
having taken place inside tho locks
of the Panama Canal The goat has
'un up an expense account of about
17,000 in the last few months, through
loans and taken to Dallas Tox by
shriners of that city. It was liken
into Philadelphia secretly, and late
last night its- whereabouts arc sup
posed to be known only to Mr. Lew?,
and tho»e hr had employed to keep
undei cover.
The goat, which was recovered from
the Dallas ahrlners by Burns detec-1
lives In dlgulso and rushed off ln «"
automobile to a fraln. will be an hon
orefl guest at the annual initiation
nt Lu Lu Temple tomorrow night.
which will be attended by shriners
from nil over the country and Canada.
A hip Wilmington delegation will at
Lewi* yesterday had a
visitors, the Wilmington Shriners got
local lawyer secure an
from the. Common Pleas Court re
straining any member of Lu Lu
Temple from interfering with the goat.
but Potentate Kendrick of Lu Lu de
dares that before that time he will
get the goat of St. Paul temple and
that it will not be allowed to return
to the West,
get even for the theft of a totem pole
that wa* taken from him at St. Paul
while he was on his way from Seattle,
where It was presented to him. He
recently recovered possession of the
An automatic pig which gallops, be
ing worked by electricity, will be
feature of tomorrow night's affair, it
having been part of the paraphernalia
taken by the St. Paul men to Panama.
They have brought their electrician
(Continued on Page Thirteen).
He says he wants to
Mother Finds Fever Stricken
Child on Burning Bed
Detecting the odor of smoko coming
from tho room of her son, Tony Sunso,
typhoid fever, Mrs. Josephine Sanso of
No. litt South Adams street rushed into
her boy's room this morning to find
him lying on his bod with the mat
tress on fire and tho-flninos slowly eat
ing their way toward him. The panic
Itricken mother rushed to her boy's aid
»nd although she is a frail woman she
picked him up bodily from tho bed and
with the «laines »hooting up her «rm»
»he carried him into another room in
, 5.55 A.M.
. 3.4« P. M.
the house.
In a »hört time, however, the flame»
which had »farted in the young man'«
bed in some unknown manner spread
from the bed to the walls and wood
work of the room and were carried out
through the doorway into the hall by
the strong draught which had been
Sun rose
Run #*ts
A. M. P. M
3igh water . 11.27 11.52
Low water . 5,44 «.10
Recdy Island High and low tide one
lour earlier than month of Christiana.
Month of Christiana.
1.30 P. M.
12.00 M.
10.00 A. M.
8.00 A. M.
Paid $21,000 on One Account
Immediately After Being
Elected Governor
Staff Correspondent The United Pros».
The «tuck
. .— « •-V—
Sulzei, earned with the firm of Harris
Ai Fuller from March 18, 1010, down to
.lime 19, 1013,
ALBAN Y, X. V„ Sept. 30.
I fh , , 'f* ° NP 1 ll " < " 1 at ""'" l
hngth lieforn the inipraehiuent court t<>
ihi.\. Willi Melville It. I tiller un the
•tand. the attorney« for the impcicli
ment managers pieurnlrd « hew thin mg
set of ,igures si.. that the g mm
a «peculator, mis extreimdv nntortii
His pnreh.isp of securities ol an}
t that veal. In fact, the meonnls
had from tho Sulzer »fand
point that he wus compelled to with
draw -_>00 »bores of Big F*our and substi
sort seemed to operate in a depressing
manlier and invariably the stock crum
bled in value.
A goodly (Mirtinn of Fuller's testimony
covered the periods prior to Sulzer as
suming the governorship. The commit
tee emphasized through the witness and
its counsel the fact that for years the
governor had speculated. This was in
tended to offset any claim to Ire made by
the governor or his witnesses that his
speculation was entirely in the nature of
investment buying, pure and simple.
Sulzer'« origin 1 purchase of Big Four
stuck, made in March, 1010, showed a
drop of seventeen points a share by the
ti.-rsfn, »no of American Smelter«
' o prevent hi/-ecritie being »old be
by|cau-e of luck of margin.
<* n January I, 1012, Sulzer then »
Ä Ää;!'ä
<lllt0 W L carrying on their books 300
,i m rcs of Ilia Four 200 of American
^ m( .|ter» amMOO of Southern Paeitie.
( ). lt „« t i lr n ,., /P 0 f flau res it was de
V( .l for thTîîwdthaTafteT being
, p 1 1 ,tlr rP0 . rl ,n '" ,p . K
«7ms. 8 °Th!! 0r f.rst ™vment raine on
\u\euibev I« Ml" right after election,
PVOn W mr " i * dld . ,,P, P
"' l * P hl( nt î? funê Ton «c
' ,, ao .
in « U Th, «r Z
^Tfs de 1 o ü n 1 Vo Lu. B ?or^ Il
1: in 1 ieu
dmonnl margin«. Jum $9, 1913. Lieu
l,r n | ln ..
, i ' ,L
I Lu'- iiwi to Hiirris and Fuller and 3 re*
f "; '* P ' 2 ' ta " '"/L thl. Irè then 1
I '"'''"r 1 B ''<' l ' r '" PS thal thpn
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I, Dpsp,tp thp fac ' ,hat .J , I udK ® , Cu1 '
pn e " dcav ° rpd '° hprry tbinRR alo, l R '
. 1 ,p '«K-ntiflcaMon of market records,
I '' bp< ' ks and hp recital of the details
i of ,1,c stoc, < transactions dragged.
Many of the Senators made no ser
ious effort to follow the proceedings,
but retired to the cloakroom to
j sm °ke. ■
Attorneys Stanehfield and Brack
ett said -at noon that they hoped to
be able to complete their side of the
case by tonight. When told this
Marshall and Herrick, of the Govern
or's legal staff said they would not
require more than four or five days
to put in their defense. They are
very hopeful that thi court will dis
miss certain of the articles of im
peachment on motion but this hope
fulness brings no apparent response
on the part of the members of the
court, nearly everyone of whom
seemed to believe that 'here will be
a vote of guilty or innocence on each
specific charge.
mother lenv-1
caused by the frightened
iug the door of the bedroom open.
out ot
the bedroom and across to the stairs
leading to the first floor of the house,
Mrs. Sanso thought that all hope ot
taking the sick boy out of the house
that way was cut off. and she began
to call for help. Joseph Terra
nova, ot No. 519 Tntnall street,
crawled to the roof of the adjoining
house and with the help of her
daughter,. Latina Sanso. Mrs. Sanso
handed the aick boy out of the win
dow to the man on the roof, w'ho by
this time was helped by several oth
er persons. It was a very hard mat
ter to take the boy from the win
dow as there la considerable distance
between the house and the roof on
which the men were standing. The
task was finally accomplished, how
ever, and the boy was taken from
the roof to the Physicians' and Sur
geons' Hospital in the Phoenix am
bulance. He was in a very serious
condition when he arrived there.
Much of his hair had been burned
by the flames and he had several
other small burns about the body,
As soon as Mr». Sanso saw that her
boy was safe she collapsed from the
excitement and It was considerable
time before she coul d be revived,
Lanna Sasso. the boy's sister, also
fainted, but in a short time w as re
The Fame and Weccacoe fire com
paules responded to the alarm, and
In a short time extinguished the
blaze. The damage is estimated at
about $250, which is covered by in
Lewis Sanso, the boy's brother, is
an employe of the Street and Sewer
Department, and he was notified of
the fire. He went home.
AH of the furniture in the room wag
totally destroyed and the walls and
doors were badly charred. The wood
work of the hall and entranc; to the
bath room was also burned.
Congregation Will Observe
Anniversary During Week
Beginning October 12
An event of exceptional ln
tPr '' st In Wilmington Methodist
t -' hurc b circles is the approaching
M. E. Church, Third and Walnut!
street«, which will take place during
which 'an elaborate ^program "befng
prepared. Down through the ages
front 1871» to 1913—the history of As
bury Church—the "mother of Meiho
« thrilling record of long
f "»•«««.. mighty struggle and glo,
lous vlelory and no one who looks nt
tho splendid suliatanttal building to
day ran Imagine the little one story
church, thirty-five feet square, which
stood on the same lot in 17R9. buHt by
Methodist forefathers in the same year
that the United States government
bougnt the eight lighthouses that
formed the nucleus of the present
Ün ,, |nèrearmne H ê V Vhr,' h!''" / h °* K
than a nno ishthnime» r„ri f Toon
buoys and other life saving devices
The following notes taken from the
Historical Records of Anbury Churcn
•Ä'Ä in l 7 fid fi7
when Captain Thomas Webb camo
from Philadelphia to Wilmington and
Preached under some trees near the
£" r 1??r of ]'"Î R aild Kent 8,ro « tR . now
r-ighih and King. Later the first as-'
»emblafe of Methodists worshipped In
an ><PP p r story of Captain Joseph (lil-1
p »«>» BtorehouBC on King «"-eet [
w.tarf and still later, occupied by.
Invitation, John Thclwelt's school
V S ÏÏÎ ar
. An,0PR the ««filer preachers were
/ ohp >" 176'J; Francis Asbury
'ij* a " d ® pp J ami " Abbott In 1780
1789, a lot of ground at
' hp , ««utheast corner of Third and
Walnut streets was purchased from
Ca - lpb and Sarah Wa >' for thp BU,n ot
1°^ POU" dB , «" d fhe cornerstone of
12* years ago to dedicate the flrst
M ^ bodlBt cburch of Wilmington.
,o 1he chureh W « B incorporated In
and on May 25 ' of that ypar '
f"* truster.» were etect
'^ d ' tb «ï bain« Hgnry Coloabury, Isaar.
Hew», Samuel Wood. Henry Metz/
*î?*2* 0 *l° neB ' Maurice Williams. Cal
eb Kendall.
A 8lna !L lwo Btorv frame building
c : ecied n ° ar f,nu,hw " 8t cornpr of
church as a parsonage in the fall of
lsl "
but the church
officials decided not to consider it
because of the excitement, at that ,
time, caused by the Civil War I
In 1872 improvements costing $2,
000 w-ere made to the church.
An organ was installed in 1866.'to
with C. Wells as the first organist and j
Ashley Simpson first choir leader.
The church was dedicated on Janu- j
ary 19, 1873, the Rev. C. N. Lummis,
D. D.. L. L. D„ of Syracuse, N. Y„
preaching the dedicatory sermon.
The outward appearance was
changed during the pastorate of the
Rev. W. L. S. Murray, in 1883-85, and
since that time, on through the years,
ministers of prominence, Including
the Rev. James Crowe, vice-chance-1
,or of thp American University have
occupied the pulpit, and each year
has shown favorable results. The
In 1818, the Sunday school was
organized and a Sunday school build
ing was erected near the cburch in
1822 and stood there until 1846 when
better arrangements were made.
Improvements were made at In
tervals during the Intervening years,
and the most radical one was made in
1846. w'hen the church was trans
formed Into a two story building.
In 1844 considerable agitation was
caused in the church by the action of
the General Conference and the
formation of an Independent church
by the Southern brethern, and in 1861
the division of the conference terri
tory was agitated.
year 1913 has shown a
crease in attendance and organiza
tions; and Mother Asbury marches
on determined to do her
bringing the world to Christ.
The list of the pastors of Asbury
Cburch is as follows:
178!l, William Je*sup; ITtt", John Me
(Continued on Rage Thirteen).
nart 1„
part in
_ aaäpHi Hi !»■ ■
I r. Ivlmer L. Cross county superln
tendent of the rural New Castle coun
ty public schools, has called a Teach
ers' Institute in Mie Y, M. C. A, P-ulld
Ing here on Saturday. October 19. The
Institute will elect officers, and Dr.
Wagner, commissioner of education.
will deliver an address.
During the winter Professor Cross,
In addition to holding the regular
County Institute will hold three more
institutes for all the teachers.
addition to these institutes. Professor
jCross will arrange for five local insti
tutes so that the teachers, parents
alld SO me of the older children can at
[tend. Dr. Wagner is highly pleased
over this feature,
MILFORD. Del.. »Sept. 30.—When the
cattle came from their grazing on the
marshland on the Pennell farm, in te<l«r
Neck, five miles from Milford, last Sat
urday. to of tho Alderney cow» were ap
parontiy suffering, and investigation di»
closed the fact that they had been
tim« of u cowardly crime against dumb
animal». On* of the cm»» had been »hot.
apparently with fine bird «hot.
had been *o badly clubbed that »welling»
were in evidence down It» hack and
about the head, while »ever«I oth»
evidence of brutal treatment,
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The above photograph of Wiggins was taken in a Philadelphia studio
recently show-ing the bandit', recklessness in risking arrest. Chief of Police
Black obtained the photo from which the above cut was made within a day
after Wiggins posed for it, the chief having been close on hi. trail at the time,
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The * ufrr «K lulH have announced that
they are to have the flrst big rally of
™ P ™ y t l8 , ,p *" <harRC of the
Congressional Union and U Is expect
ed that all the advocates of "Vote»
for Women' will gather with the en
thtt , iMIII lha , hail marUed the cm-1
, h ___ llMV „ '
• ,a,RH a * worn , a have r eently begun I
'hi* State. i
The meeting will he held in the
auditorium of the New Century Club
and the principal address of the even
lug is to be made by Mrs. Raymond I
Brown of Now York, one of the lead-1
era of the suffrage movement in that:
city. _ I
Miss Mabel Vernon, of this city, j
also will speak and leaders from all j
over the state will be present to take 1
part In the rally.
It is the desire of the suffragists to
have the people of Wilmington hear I
the best suffrage speakers to be had:set
and they are arranging to bring to j
Wilmington during the coming year j
men and women of national repu ta
Mon. The Congressional Union is now !
laying plans to make the dewouslra-1
lion in behalf of the federal amend- 1
ment the latter part of November one ;
of the finest things ever managed by
the women of the city. Miss Vernon,,
Delaware chairman for the Congres- 1
sional Union, says that the suffragists
-here received the idea of a procession
be followed by a mass meeting 1
w'ith enthusiasm and she believes that
tonished when they see what the wo
men of Delaware are capable of.
some few skeptical people will be as
Mis* Vernon Is to speak on woman
suffrage at the mothers' meeting In
the Rockford kindergarten on Wed
nesday afternoon.
f' A IV/IINinVT LI A C C C 11 /A/\f
viz\lzlI./JCzIN n/\î) MjHUUL
r/\n a nm r> /^r«/nurt» o
* Till' nevive mi-oviT
s ' in . to JHE IJ KMM, JOl RN.VL.
Sept. 30.— Tho apple
packing «ch.xd for apple grower» in Dein
i" r ** .v«"* »< '■ '-«"ige Hall.
(a. Jr Prof. John M. Mîtes, of Ghent.
V > the oxpe.t apple packer was pre»
nt ready to «struct hose dc.nng to
eee u. instruction .„ the art. Became
.1 li ne*» ■ someot thoso wl.o expcv ed
to attend the fir«. se,».o„ and for other
, • 1 ■ 8 " ' .' ' , |p . ' * n ".
", f/" ,,s l,a '! I ' , 7 ,, " t ' ■'l"" pd 7 vpr "
. the promu, rid apple grower, sent
'.''IL eh.».' 1,1 |m,< '
» < .
A iiuiuhe)- of the more prominent fruit
grower« on the Peninsula expect to at
jto>i<I the school during the week's «es
the home
»ion, including in addition t
growers President Sanger, of Maryland,
and Eugene Shallcro»», of Middletown,
MILFORD. Del., Sept 30—Caleb
Kenney, road engineer, has part of
the new road equipment which wnn
bought last month by Kent county,
working on the highway leading from
Milford to Dover and on through the
State. He Intends to build a stone
road twelve feet wide in all places
In the State-long highway where the
road is now so bad as to need tern
From Dover to Cam
porary relief,
den the road has been finished for
about three miles, and while the
weather permits the engineer
keep both gangs ot workmen
machinery working.
D. v The fill ted Press,
iThrough swallowing n prl*»
whl»t!e n« draaen after a sack of;
Edward Goultesuntl, four, to
day Is a "medical Burgeons by
X-Rays arc watching the whlatle's
, progrès« toward the hoy's «lomach
land cheering him up meanwhile,
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 30 —
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Edward Sett, colored, in Court of
(Kyr and lerroluer today through his
1'lcn of not guilty to a charge of
(ler entered u plea of guilty of man
slaughter. Scott was sentenced to bel"
i.mud tm t.mr veer,
""Cu u 7 ^* of «g
.h", 011 "* ,,,,ly 1 ' ' ,rtr ' of *•»* " nd
lv luj t , ot) wn y J,« mp wai followed
Kehl who threatened I« »tab him anil
then it wu« that the lutul blow wa<
«h uit,
indicted on
Beott was
harge of the murder of I'anl C. Reid.
* "Other colored youth, on the night of
August 4. The youths had u quarrel at
Eleventh and King streets and when
Keid approached Neott with a knife
Nvott dealt Keid a blow of a baseball
hat on the head and the injury received
can»ei) Held« death,
The trial of Charles It. Naylor, eharg
od with the murder of F.arvil Francis
near Townsend la»t January, has been
for Thursday morning,
William M. Jones, representing James
Hughe», colored, indicted on the charge
of the murder of his common law wife
at Clay mont last November, presented
a petition for a continuance, the ground
for the postponement being that Mason
Dalton is in North Carolin« and T. S.
Hell, witness, live« in Baltimore,
Richard H. Rodney, one of the.counsel
representing Naylor, requested that
Naylor In* in court tomorrow morning
as a motion will he presented to the
court at Mist time,
rile w inter work for the members of
'he Organized Militis »1 Delaware
«tailed last night at the armory when
Company A drilled. The men showed
much improvement alter the hard work
that they have gone through tin« sum-1
ni**i. which ha« l«'en the greatest in the
history of th.^State Militia.
u "' hospital corps will
\'" dnp, " l ?y n, « h,h - A•» n »p«"3 Hs Ihm«
dH - v night». Company I', and F inlay
''l ' " , " ,,an - v ,* l) ' ll ' 1 w 1,1 hp ,on '
tinned everv week until the spring.

Thp remaln , of SaroUP , PwPet .
, 63 of Npwark . who q, Pd at
the Homeopathic Hospital last Sunday
mnrn , flom urem a wa8 lak * n / n
QprmBntown , ,. a „ todav . William jr,
H aln ,. B . fl ,„ era , ,l| r retor. The funer
, akp p)acp loD , nrrow from , hc
residence ot his son Ronald K. Sweet,
No. 622 High street. Germantown. Pa
T1 8Prv , PP8 w ,„ hp conductPd h y th „
Rov. R. W. Hathaway of that city.
Interment will take place In North
wood cemetery. Mr. Sweet is sur
vived by one son and a daughter, tho
latter now in a hospital with typhoid
fever, his wife having died a few
months ago.
.'/ Newport last night a class of candi
d " t,,M w 'f* lni,l *' pd ln, ° third and
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" N |c h°l* °f Newport
M K ;./ hurch m " d,> * I' ,p ** in « " dd "* a
on ' Uh "' Constitute» a Happy Home.'
the Grange made arrangements for a
At the meeting of Delaware Grange
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! 0 p pn P ar ty on the night of Octo-.
bpr " •
A meeting of the Keinil Milk Dealer*
Association will he held In the head
quarter* of the ««*'iclation on the third
floor of the Law Building on Sunday
The public school« of Brandywine
[hundred are »0 crowded that something
! " ill have to be done to relieve the con
ge*t,on. A meeting of tho school com
mtixdoner» of Edge Moor. Mt. Pleasant,
Claymont and Shellpot districts will 1 m
held in the Mt. Pleasant »choolhous«
with a view of relieving the situation.
Thousands See the Bandit's Body at the Morgue
and Big Crowd Expected at the Funeral From Hi:
Late Home. Seek to Get Mother From Cell tc
View Body and Attend Services
A day haa passed since Homer C.
Wiggins, the young outlaw, trapped In
a small bedroom on the third floor
the boarding house at the southeast;
corner of Fourth and Shipley streets
Br "' K b " ,,P ' ln '° h '* bra,n
,llnn l,p li,k, ' n allv « by the army of
policemen that surged about
stronghold, and yet the tragic ending/"'
nt the liov is as fresh in the minds ..r
Wilmington clMaens a. though.ho
uiuiiigion cmzcn« as inougu no
long duel and aulelde had taken place
'bis morning. Instead of abating, the
Interest In the case seems to have In
ereased and the tragedy w«« the fore
* P f " " ' rbH,, " n b hP
majority oT the people throughout the
city Mils morning.
A " ,,a >' and .»day crowds'
°f ''"flou» persons surged around the
' ,rtr "" r l "'"' boarding house,
">8 with wonder at the riddled shut-.
I era that covered the two windows to
•" " bb'b the young hand..
hl | S i " ld
!*. "* '' 8 * n lh(> w,,ldow,, ncrosB
lb " ,tr<,et made b y 'he bullet from
Gir young outlaw's revolvers as he
returned the lire of the policemen
'"creased to
large dimensions, many persons who
hrtd ,PPn wor * c * n * through Hie day
'«king advantage of the evening hours
2 r :" h r\r
of u '« tragedy. The crowd even lln
gered this morning, small groups of
perMOn! ' »'andlng around In front of
the buildlnas »II ilurtn.. , , 1
h LI B U ' C m ° rnlnK
JlHnv comment, are t„ be b.nrd upon
all »hU* eoueeniing the manner in which
the matter are Sny am^virW
the puli«, having bust, of admirer* y.l\\
1 '' "•>' backward in declaring their up
jneeiatioa .ml udmiMtiou of the wok
?' ,ap > t* 1 ,0,<t Wnglu, the
tugitive to iu«ij.v «it,,, he had been
by'»ought to long bv the noUee and delec
tire* of other and larger eitle«,
other hand, there are t
hose person« who,
while they admit that the |H>liee have
done effectual ««irk in tracing up the
young desperado, criticize the
which they finally muted him
he had been cornered. That the police
should have fired over a hundred «hots
at a man whom they did nut «ee, and
had no idea they could hit, seem« hardly
lielievable in the opinion of many, but
the facts in the case bear out lhe'»tnte
On the
manner in
out after
The Delaware Hospital attendants »t
noon today -tated that the condition of
ISewell Nutt, the policeman who was
«hot through the bodv by Wiggin« early
in the battle, lias greatly improved, and
that he ia doing very well.
The «hooting of Nutt recall» the death
iff Guard John McCullough at the work
house several
year» ago. McCullough
brother in law of N-ott, the latter
having married Elizabeth Met nllough
shortly after the workhouse »hooting al
fray McCullough wa« shot hy Stephen
Hunter, a prisoner.
I he bullet that struck Officer N-ott
did not penetrate hi* lung, it ha* been
found, but followed the curvature of the
rib* about his body and emerged from
the back.
The body of Wlgglna was taken
from the morgue yesterday afternoon
by Mrs. George H C.olt, a sister of the
(dead man, and she has
Deputy Coroner Nichols to prepare It
for burial. The funeral will be held
Tuesday'tomorrow afternoon from his sister's
at No. 217 South Harrison
street. This morning Mr. Nlchol« bad
(an interview with Chief of Police Black
to ask permission to allow the boy's
By The United Preas.
Sept. 30.—Desperate because she could not
take care of her baby. Mrs. Kate LInkoff. pinned a note to
husband to marry again and
1er night-gown, urging her
plunged seventy
tenement It Brooklyn today. Her body smashed through the
feet to death from the roof ot a s
Every bone was broken.
iron-cover of a coal hole.
By The United Press.
NEW YORK, Sept. 30.—Leaving two cents on a table with
a note "For my newspaper," John Armbrustcr. sixty years old,
shot himself dead on his bed in the Bronx today. The fla^h
from the pistol he used set flro to Armbruster's bed and when
fremen arrived his body was enveloped in flamek.
I y The United Press.
LONDON, Sept. 30.—Greatly disturbed over the *ltuatlcm
which has developed In the Balkans, King Constantine, of
hurry directly to
Greece, left Eastbourne today and will
The signing of the treaty between the Turks and
Bulgarians yesterday may result in further _ complications.
it !b feared, and Constantine exproesM the greatest concern.
]mother, who Is now being held at
'he police station In default of $1.000
of!'"***• Imposed by Judge Churchman
lor a hearing next Saturday, to at
tend the funeral and view her son'a
f, 0 dy.
The chief afterward staled that ha
hoped the woman would be able to
hls,°btBln hail In order that she might
l , ' ,rmt " , 'd to leave the poller Blâ
,,on n,, Ogether. but should «be not
h ° J?» P " ,b * b,5r
make arrangements so that she CUM
attend the funeral and have a luM,
look at the son who loved her so
'"ueh that he risked death rather than
rpma ' n '«"« her Great
crowds of curious persons are expect*
od to attend the funeral and look at
the body nt the house,
Inqnest On Friday
The Inquest m the esse will be held
at Hie office of Coromyr
gar.-.^'''» hü^hJn^drswJ ht Ih**
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, R^erJl""^ ivvl"k h A ä"
jury Will bo chosen
„„ tho Ä ofthclnaue.t
. . , '
?.. , part , ' 10 J '
wllîfi! VïJlïH S3 played in the
John T.
Wiggins case from beginning to end,
Chief B| a ,.k made the following stste
,UP1 iL
K 1 sec0,ld l 1 aR 5; dy
ä z ztaxi
administered In Pennsylvania. Wlg
Bjns should have been hanged for the
înîd^he "phWadHnhî» mdl're "sn »'»riiv 1
IS" the Philadelphia police so today.
Jhc reply was that the boy waa saved
by a lawyer who misrepresented Wtg
Such miscarriage of Justic e
"* , ! , l atPd , by law,erii oan t hlip P cu
b,e ,or U ' P bM ™ ln » «' «' ' k ' of
' hp c " 1 ® r8d 1 ma "' ««*rge While,
• 88 ^ plted i*!*" B * llho 1 p - Thal bappuu
P< ' a , Ppun8 * 1 . ,aa,a ««»ty. which
8b «"! d bavp dpal1 P ro V® r |>' wlüt
ca '
Bisposition of Money,
There has hewn a question raised
I a* to the final disposition of the
found upon Wiggins' person
, time of his death
at tho
■ While the money
found at the home of his mother was
Med up in small canvas hags, has
been identified ns belonging to tho
Wilmington Traction Company, and
therefore the money is theirs beyond
question, yet the money found on the
■ lead body was loose, and as cash can
hardly be Identified by the traction
company officials.
Chief Black
this morning stated
that while he had no doubt that all
the money belonged to the Traction
Company, as the bills wore of tho
same denomination as the ones stolen
at the carbarn robbery, yet he would
not take It upon himself to make dis
position of the money until he had
consulted with an authority on the
.. , . ......
n,BttPr or lpt thp court decid e 't
Company Has Money,
General Manager Wilson, of tho
Traction Company, later stated that
the money foun,) upon Wiggins, as
iwell as that found at his home, had
(been returned to the company, and
that they would pay the reward of
2200 to whoever tho Police Commis
slon decided was the person or i*»r
sons entitled to It. Chief Black also
stated that the matter of giving the
reward ha^ been left In the hands
of the Police Commissioners.
When Interviewed upon the dispo
sltlon of the reward, however, as well
»» other matters pertaining to Mu
capture of Wiggins, the Police Com
mlssloners declined to make any
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