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Associated Press Exclusive Wire SIXTY-SECOXD YEAR. NO. 284. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1913. SIXTEEN PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS. HOME EDITION THAW UNDER HEAUYGUARD FOILS ENEMY """"" " " Fifteen Special Officers on Hand Prepared for Strong Arm Men. IN FEAR OF KIDNAPING Fugitive Secures a New Writ That Forestalls Hearing on Extradition Plans. Conecrd, N. H.. Sept. 13. In the fed eral dstrlct court in this city this aft- rnntn Judge Aldrich granted a peti tion of counsel for Harry Thaw for a wri'. of habeas corpus returnable at Littleton Tuesday next at 11 a. m. Nathaniel Martin of th's city and Mer rill Shurtle of lancaKi-r appeared as counsel tor Thaw. The state of New York was not represented at the bear inn. Th Judge issued also an iujiine ion restraining all parties from interfer ing with the b rvie of the writ or with Thaw puding the hearing at litlcat'on. The writ will be Ferved up on Sheriff Drew of Cccs county, Wil liam Travers Jirome. and Attorney ;neral Tut le. The effert of the pro ceeding will tiring the situation to a! standstill until Tuesday. The proceedings in the federal court heads off extradition with the result that the cuse may be taken by appeal , to the L'nited States supreme court, j Colebrook, N. 11., Seot. 1?.. After j another night speckled wi'h rumors of ' kidnaping Harry Tliaw awoke today ! to gaze upon rainsnaked streets and j confer with counse; regarding the : hearing with Governor Felker at Con cord in optosltiou to his extradition ! t New York. This ,hearlng, accord- ins to thMn(lerBtijjn(in cf. the. Thaw lawyers will be he'd next Wednesday. Thaw probably will be moved to the ; apitol Monday without further court j procedure here. Annojed at constan' and recurring I reports that attempts were being j made t Fpir'it. him away the fugitive j Mi-ued the following before breakfast: j "Some ou'slde people are spreading i rumors which are unfounded and di- i rertly contrary to the facts. We are told this was calculated as an art j apainst the opinion of the people on j our behalf. The fact Is I am very j we'.l conten'cd where I am and we I are glad to be in Colebrook. aud I l:ke the way the people stand up against the efforts of outsiders to rush things. WAinf.n o rnri.i.iK. "I am also very glad of t.'ie infor mation obtained by local counsel and by A'torney Grossman of New York that Governor Felker may accord me a full hearing. We received warning Wednesday that certain f-trong arm men were be'ng brought into New Hampshire. Every one in Colebrook knews what we did as a precaution was t,o accept the offer of 10 citizens o meet any un'awful efforts that might have been made. Now 15 spe cial and local policemen have been sworn In to our great satisfaction. While they are on duty there will not he any strong arm work. It might be said in passing that regardless of ex pense the special train on which j deprties of Attorney General Car- j tiiody of New Ycrk was carried has j arried in Colebrook and has been ; a;ling 48 hours. We are credibly in- formed the engine has kept steam up j all the time." mciTKMRvr us hotri. Neither side trusting the other and Thaw's special guards, trusting neith er side, kept watch at the hotel where Thaw i8 housed until 'ell after mid- j night. At 2 a. m. an overw rought, re- ! porter, sure that the presence of some j strange men and an automobile abouf the building meant no good, ran down ' the silent hallways shcutiug ami the entire hotel was awake In an instant. Slieri'f Drew, who had retired, ran through the hall In his night shirt and "i reporters, half dressed, dashed to the lobby to telephone for automobiles. Women guests peeked from behiad i doors on the verge of hysteria and the ! Tlia ffnapH, - -n 1 i ,J Kilt .nnmnt 1 of what the matter was. massed them selves la front of his door. Thaw hinise'f did not awake. Jerome also fciept soundly, though Deputy Attorney Jeneral Kennedy of New York ap peared for a few moments and satis fied himse'.f Thaw was safe. FW D(ll FLAEIT Montreal. Sept. 13. Immigration of ficials heard today that Thaw s friends l ad purchased for him within an hour after his arrest at Colebrook a through ticket to England by way of Montreal. The ticket could be used, they heard, in case Thaw was released by habeas corpus or otherwise, et t'oiebrook. According to report. Thaw "as convinced he could pass through on a through ticket, a did Jack John-: on, the negro pugilist. This report; THE WEATHER Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow, for Rock Island, Davenport, Molin and Vicinity. Fair tonight and Sunday, rising tem perature; moderate winds shifting to southerly. Temperature at 7 a. m., 50; high est yesterday, 73; lowest last night, 47. Velocity of wind, calm. Precipitation, none. Relative humidity at 7 p. m., 40; at 7 a. m., 87. Stage of water, 2.4; no change In last 24 hours. J. M. SHERIER. Local Forecaster. ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. Evening star: Jupiter. Morning tars: Saturn. Venus. Mars. Mercury. A single star of constellation Cetns. the sen monster, appears alone on the horizon south of east alout 'J p m. gave color to rumors of the kidnaping of Thaw at Colebrook, already strengthened, in officials' opinion, by the presence there of a group of Thaws Coaticook partisans and by a heavy guard placed around the pris oner. It was asserted that Thaw, once at Montreal, would not sail for Eng land, but would proceed to a point on Lake Erie which washes the north western corner of Pennsylvania and enter his native state, where it Is be lieved he would be safe. EDUCATOR ADMITS SPANKING FATHER President Hanley of Franklin College Resents Abuse of His Mother. Terre Haute, Ind., Sept. 13. Wit-: nesses are being summoned by the J Vigo county grand jury which is in vestigating an attack made by Presi dent Hanley of . Franklin college, In diana, upon his father at the latter's home at Middletown last Thursday. I It is understood the son switched and j spanked his father because of alleged j had treatment of his mother and sis- j ter-in-law. Resisting his son, the fath-l er fell against a window sill and is ; reported seriously injured. Hanley is ; a leading educator and at one time was pastor of John D. Rockefeller's church at Cleveland. Indianapolis, Ind.. Sept. lfe-pjft. oent Maniey ot franklin college a here today. In a signed statement he admitted he switched and spaaked his father. "For 23 years." he said, "I kept my hands off father, but when I learned he apA ipv mother unspeakable name end wished she was 'in hell.' I could not stand it longer. 1 don't think I hurt him seriously." USES TOMBSTONE IN AN ARGUMENT Smith of Michigan Adopts Novel Methods in Attacking the Currency Bill. Washington. D. C, Sept. 13. A wooden tombstone seven feet, tall and four feet square was dragged on the floor of the house today to illustrate an argument by Smith of Minnesota that the administration currency bill would put industry, labor, agriculture and commerce of the l'nited States under control of four men appointed by the party in power. On the base of the monument were painted seven circles representing seven members of tno fednal reserve board proposed by the bi'I. Of these four, according to Smith, the secretary of agriculture, secretary of the treasury and comptroller of the currency, with a fourth member se lfc'ed by them, would control the board. They would change, he said with each administration and make the board a partizan political institu tion. On the shaft, of the monument was painted 69 different functions described by Smith as the powers of the federal reserve board. While en dorsing the principles of the bill. Smith epposed the placing of such large powers in the hands of the board. Sioux City Fire Scare. Sioux Ci(y. Iowa. Sept. 13. Fire In the basement of the new Mondamin hotel early this morning caused a panic among 60 guests. Many were i rescued at windows by firemen. All ! escaped in scanty attire. The damage uai slight ASIATIC CHOLERA ALARMS EUROPE St. Petersburg. Sept. 13. Asiatic cholera is spreading in Russia. The governments of Yekaterinoslaw, Teurl da, Tchernigov and Kutias. the Kuban and Batum territories and Prefectures Sebastopol and Kertch today were offi cially declared "infected." Th dis ease Is also prevalent in Bulgaria and Roumanla and nearly 200 cases were ! recently reported at Budapest, Hua- J gary. ii SEEK DOCTOR TO CLEAR UP DAYiYSTERY New Yorker With Whom Slain Girl Was in Love Missing. BODY IS CUT IN PIECES Three Parts Taken From Hud son River Few Days After Her Disappearance. New York, Sept. 13. The young married surgecn wuom Annette Day loved was sought diligently by detec tives today to tell what he might know of Miss Day's last, hours. Her brother Francis, a real estate dealer, declared last night she was the slain woman whoe body was dissected and thrown into the Hudson within the past two weeks. Annette, according to Jer brother's story, was 23, had dark hair and com plexion, and was one of five children. Her mother lives at Tarrytown and the last she saw of Annette was Aug. 16 when the girl, facing motherhood, left home. The search, at first cas ual, became general, young Day said, after the finding of the body of the river murder victim the police were not notified because the brother felt the girl might still be alive, and he did not went to make , her disgrace public. KhMRED BI.A(HHU." Detc"ives were told this morning that the surgeon d'sappeared recently from his home in Brooklyn. His wife and two small children, it is 6aid, are still there. He told friends,' according to the police, he had been threatened by t,he "Blackhand." The body of the murdered girl, of which three portions were found, was skillfully dissected, according to the countv physician of Hudson county, N. J., in whose territory the torso was found. GAYNOR BODY DUE AT HOME SEPT. 19 Placed Aboard Lusitania Today After Funeral Services Held at Liverpool. Liverpool, Eng., Sept. 1 The body of Mayor Gaynor was removed this morning from Liverpool town hall, where it has been accorded unprece dented honors by Great Britain, and taken to the steamer Lusitania. It was placed in a special mortuary chap el on the forward deck. The Lusitania Is due to arrive at New York Friday, Sept. 19. A special guard of police men watched over the body in the town hall throughout the night. The casket rested on a great catafalque brought from Westminster yesterday. Early this morning the body was re embalmed, this being found necessary. A death mask was also taken accord ing' to instructions from Mrs. Gaynor. In the dim light of candles and in a great fog which enshrouded the hall way. Rev. Theodore A. Howard, vicar of St. Matthew's, conducted the im pressive Church of England funeral ritual over the body. FOREIGNERS ARE TO BE GIVEN AID Washington, D. C, Sept. 13. The state department has ordered consular officers in Mexico to extend the same protection to foreigners as they would to Americans in anticipation of such requests as have been received from China, Spain and other governments. In that w ay it is expected to reduce to a minimum any ground for demands for intervention. In response to an urgent demand from the state department, the house last night passed a joint resolution making an emergency appropriation of $100,000 to be used for the relief of destitute Americans in. Mexico and for their transportation to the United States. San Antonio, Tex.. Sept 13. In a fight between l'nited States regulars and Mexican smugglers at Carrizo Springs today, one Mexican was kill ed, six Mexicans wounded and 14 cap tured. Mexico City, Sept. 13. Two hun dred federals and 200 rebels were re ported killed in a battle Tuesday near Maytorena, in the state of Sonora. Sufs Burn Station. London, Sept. 13. The railroad sta tion and buildings at Kenton, near fs'ew Castle, were destroyed this morn ing by the euffraget "arson squad." Placards were left bearing "A6quitfc is responsible for militancy. Anply to him for damages," A SULZER'S BROKER DESCRIBES DEALS Had Never Communicated With the Governor's Wife on Business Matters. New York, Sept. 13. Governor Sulzefs transactions in Wall street f rOOTBl4BtJd""J , , T3TQ, till they ceased- at least so far. as cne -firm ofprokers w as concerned on July 14 list, were described under oath yesterday by Melville D. Fuller, who said he was Sulzer's broker, in a hearing held "by the nine impeachment managers ap pointed by the assembly. Mr. Fuller, who before the Frawley investigating commission refused o testify concerning certain matters, yesterday answered all questions. He testified that Sulzer had paid him $16,000 in person within a month and a day after the last election, and that he (Fuller) had had no dealings with Mrs. Sulzer. According to Fuller's testimony. Sulzer, while a representative, opened" an account with his firm, Harris & Fuller, on June 37, 1910. In Septem ber Sulzer borrowed $23,000 from the firm, giving as collateral 400 shares of "Big Four" railroad stock. In No vember of the same year Sulzer a,dded eome American Smelter stock to hia collateral held by the brokers. " 'Big Four' declined from 80 to 57 within a year," Mr. Fuller continued, "but Mr. Sulzer bought some more of the stock and added Southern Pacific to his holdings." On Nov. 13, 1912, a few days after I he was elected governor, Mr. Fuiler continued, Sulzer walked into the of fiec of Harris & Fuller with ten $1,000 bills in his hand. These he paid on his account, his indebtedness, owing to other transactions, having increas ed to $50,612. On Dec. 6, Mr. Fuller said, Governor-elect. Sulzer paid in person $6,000 more in cash on his ac count. On June 16 of this year Sulzer's debt to the brokers had been further reduced. One of the checks, Mr. Fuiler said, was from A. E. Spriggs, a former governor of Montana. Lieutenant Commander Josephthal of Governor Sulzer's 6taff visited the office of Harris & Fuller on July 16 last, Mr. Fuller added, and closed the account by paying the balance. $26, 739. Mr. Josephthal received the stock left by Sulzer as collateral. JoBephtial presented an order, which was produced yesterday. It was sign ed, "William Sulzer, for Mrs. Sulzer." Mr. Fuller could give no -explanation of the words "for Mrs. Sulzer," he said, as neither he nor his firm had ever had any dealings with her. The assembly board of managers for the impeachment of Governor Sulzer announced today that Charles Dersch, salesman allied with the brewery in terests, had testified privately that he collected nearly fifty thousand dollars for Sulzer's campaign which was not accounted for in the governor's state ment of campaign contributions. "This Is the most sensational evi dence we have got yet," said Assem blyman Levy, w ho made the announce ment when the board met to continue the investigations today for the pur pose of gathering evidence- for the impeachment trial. Chicago, Sept. 13. Prince Albert of Monaco spent an hour in Chicago to day enroute to Wyoming, where he plans to. engage in a hunting trip, with Co!. William F. Cody as guide. GENTLE REMINDER V -t . look tunmhc1 A mm, L , - ; ' RABBI MESSING IS ILLED BY PLUNGE Noted Jewish Orator of St. Louis Dies of Injuries Caused by Fall Down Stairs. St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 13. The Rev. Henry- J, Messing.-rabbi emetrius oteibe-eniatirilftam 'Evans-and , - . . iu9.unii.ea neorew xempie, aiea in his home here yesterday as the result of injpries sustained Tuesday, when he fell' down a flight of st.airs. The funeral will be from the United He brew Temple Sunday afternoon. Rabbi Messing was sixty-six years old. He had slept on a porch during the hot nights, and became confused as to direction where he arose Tues day. He plunged thirty feet down a flight of stairs, sustaining a concus sion of the brain and many bruises and internal injuries. Members of the family who heard the fall found Rabbi Messing unconscious. Rabbi Messing was born In Gostyn Posen, Germany. He went to London when his father was appointed rabbi of the German Synagogue there. After a course in the Rabbinical seminary he studied the Talmud under Grand Rabbi Algas Gutmaster. ' He was a noted Jewish orator. Be sides his widow, Dr. Messing is sur vived by seven children. Bnral will be in Mount Olive cemetery. The serv ices will be conducted by Rabbis Leon Harrison, Samuel Sale and Morris Spitz. FOREIGN BUTTER TO BE SOLD HERE Product From Siberia, Austral ia and Canada Awaits Pass- ag-e of Tariff Bill. New York, Sept. 13. Butter from Siberia, Australia and Canada is here in bond waiting to make its debut into the American market along with Argentina beef, which Is soon ex pected to the extent of 140,000 pounds. The Siberian product, pronounced by some experts as good as the best do mestic butter, Is stored in warehouses, waiting passage of the tariff bill which would reduce the present tariff of six and one-half cents to two and one-half. It is expected this butter will reach dealers at five cents under the pre vailing prices for similar grade from domestic dairies. Smaller quantities of Australian and Canadian butter are waiting the opening of the gate of the American market. The first commercial shipment of Argentina beef, consisting of 1,000 quarters, arrived today on a steamship from Buenos Aires. On account of the high price of domestic beef Importers expect to make a good profit. TANNER HEAD OF INDUSTRIAL BODY bpnngfield, III., Sept. 13. Governor. Dunne today appointed H. S. Tanner of Paris, chairman of the industrial board to carry out the provisions of 'he workmen's compensation act. HUSBAND KILLED BY WIFE IN DUEL Romance Revealed When Man Hurries to Young Woman on Report of Suicide Attempt. Sedalia, Mo., Sept. 13. In a pistol . her husband, a hotel owner, here yes terday, the husband, mortally wound ed, fired twice at his wife and inflicted a wound that probably will prove fatal. Then he sank to the ground and died. Mrs. Evaus, handsome, of middle age and member of a leading family, generally was regarded as a happy wife and took an active part in the social life of Sedalia. Her husband, a man of determined chaVacter, was well known among the business men, and there was no suspicion of a hidden romance in his life. Thursday night Mrs. Evans left the hotel, accompanied by a servant. She walked to the home of Miss Bessie Givens. She sent the servant to the door' to ask for Mr. Evans and re mained beneath the shadow of a tree in the yard. The servant returned with a message that Mr. Evans was not in the house. Three times Mrs. Evans sent her servant to the door, and then Mr. Evans appeared. He stood in the glare of the light from the hall, and Mrs. Evans leveling a revolver, fired five times at her husband. Evans staggered. Mrs. Evans had advanced as she fired, and when the chambers of the revolver were empty she, too, was in the light issuing from the doorway. Evans, supporting himself against the side of the doorway, drew a pistol and while his wife stood motionless before him took deliberate aim and fired. The bullet missed its mark, but be straightened up and fired again. Ibis time his wife was wounded. Then he collapsed. Mrs. Evans, too, wheel ed and fell to the ground. Miss Givens, it is reported, had tried earlier In the day to kill herself. Mr. Evans was notified and hurried to her home. It was this that re vealed to Mrs. Evans the attachment of her husband to Miss Givens. There were twenty visitors In the Givens home at the time of the duel. TO INDICT BLACK FOR GIRL ATTACK , Springfield, 111., Sept. 13. A special grand jury Is expected to indict Charles Banks, colored, who yester day confessed to an attack upon 10-year-old Theresa Akins, whi-e, in a cornfield. There have been no more threats of lynching. The city is quiet. The fact that the negro did not injure the child has a tendency to silence inflammatory talk. According to the girl's story, and as corroborated by the negro's confession, she was seized by Banks and dragged to a nearby cornfield. The girl escaped from the negro and ran to the home of John Wright. No one was at home, and the negro followed her as she fled from the house. He overtook her and again dragged her to the cornfield, when a grouij of children came along screfcm Ing and frightened him away. FIND BIG Til SULLIVAN AT CITYJORGUE Body of Congressman Lies 13 Days Before Identification. KILLED ON A RAILROAD Eludes His Nurses on the Morn ing of Aug. 31 and Wan ders to His Death. New York, Sept. 13. "Big Tim" Sul livan, a New Y'ork politician who rose from a newsboy to congress, is dead. His mangled body was identified today by his step-brother, Larry Mulligan, In a local morgue. Sullivan's body was on the way to the potters- field when the chance ob servation of Policeman Purfleld led to identification. The transfer from Ford ham morgue to the one at Bellevue la the usual preliminary to interring the city's paupers and unidentified dead in the public burying ground. Sullivan, who ill, eluded his nurses early in the morning of Aug. 31 and a few hours after was killed by a train at Pelham parkway. AVith no identifying marks or arti cles in the pockets, the body lay in Fordham morgue 13 days awaiting identification. This morning it was sent to Bellevue morgue. There was stationed Peter Purfleld, a policeman who had known "Big Tim." Something about the expression of the features stirred Purfield's memory. After he had pondered an hour or so Purfield remarked to a reporter: "That looks like 'Big Tim.'" The re porter thought so, too. K1I1KM1S DO ISCfr KOW HIM. The telephone brought a group of BTg KWS east side friends, but none recognfzed the changed features of the man they had known in his prime. Larry Mulligan, a stepbrother, was summoned. He looked at the faca once, then turned aw-ay. "It's 'Big Tim.' " he said. He met death two hours or less after he had wandered into the night from the home of his brother Patrick at Williams bridge. The night he dis appeared he sat up till 2 o'clock play ing piuochle. Two of the nurses went to bed at .midnight, leaving the third to con tinue the game. The third nurse be came drowsy. "Big Tim" did not. When the nurse finally slumbered "Big Tim" crept noiselessly out of the house and struck across the fields for the railroad, where he met death. He was elected to the congress nowr in session, but never took his seat be cause of illness. He drew his pay "by commission," the house agreeing to pay his salary to those appointed by the New York courts to look after his affairs. His death will necessitate a special election. JURORS CONVICT GEORGIA WOMAN Mrs. Edna Godbee Found Guilty of Killing Former Hus band and His Wife. Millen, Ga., Sept. 13. Mrs. Edna Gcdbee was today found guilty of the murder of Mrs. Florence Godbee, wife of her divorced husband. The jury recommended mercy. Mrs. God be shot and killed her former hus band and his wife at the Millen post office a few weeks ago. Mrs. Godbee was sentenced to life imprisonment. COBB AND JACKSON TIED FOR HONORS WITH STICK Chicago, Sept. 13. Cobb of Detroit and Jackson of Cleveland are tied at .376 for the batting honors of the American league, according to the lat est averages. Speaker of Boston i only 10 points behind the leader. Mac Donald of Boston leads the National with .359. Walsh of Philadelphia is two points behind, but he played only 25 games. Cravath of Philadelphia U, third with .350 in 119 games. EGG A LECTURER; SOLDIERS CALLED Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 13. Troop' were withdrawn from New Lexington, Ohio, early today, order having been restored following a riot last evening when stones, eggs and other things were thrown at Jeremiah Crowley, who claimed to be a former Catholic priest and who in a lecture attacked th Catholic church, '