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SAFE AND SANE FOURTH FUNDS STOLEN
MERGURY RE A GHES 92 IN SPI TE OF BREEZE
WIl VMIKIt Fa
W IC S I llicit Fair (.. lh( ant Ihnrsdar.
: DITI O N
PRiHE ONE CENT.
13 DEATHS FROM HEAT,
WHICH REACHES 92 IN
SPITE OF BRISK WIND
More Fatalities From Extreme Hot
Weather Than Ever, Though
Thermometer Is Several
THE TEMPERATURE TO-DAY.
80 2 T. M
83 3 P. M
85 4 P. M
88 8 P. at
t A. at.
10 A. M.
11 A. at.
HEAT'S DEATH ROLL TO-DAY.
EOWilR, RICHARD, aged seventy-tivc, of No. 56 Buffalo avenue,
Brooklyn; died from heit prostration at home.
CARLCW, THOMAS, aged sixty-three, of No. .42 Seventh avenue;
died froi.i heat prostration at his iiome.
CARLTON, MARGARET, aped twenty-six, of No. 23 Hope street,
Brooklyn, overcome by heat and died at home.
DIAMOND, JACOB, aged fony-eijfht, of No. 627 Third avenue,
Brooklyn; overcome at his home and died there.
GOERTZ, HENRY, aged 72, of No. 1619 Amsterdam avenue, pros
trated by heat at his home and died.
GOULD, MARGARET, aged sixty-three, of No. 244 Avenue A, over
come at her home and died there,
GKEEN, WILLIAM, aged lifty, of No. 1027 Pacific street, Brooklyn,
collapsed from heat at home and died.
HANLON, JOHN A., aged sixty, of No. 368 .Myrtle avenue, Brooklyn;
pios'.rated at home and died th:re.
.MILLER, GERTRUDE, aged tour months, of No. 158 Nassau avenue,
Brooklyn; died from heat exhaustion at home.
.MORh!SSHV, .MARGARET, aged six months, of No. 548 West Fifty
second street; died of heat prostration at horrf..
OSMUSSEN, LARS, of No. 826 Park avenue, Hoboken, died of
sunstroke at his hone.
PAPRA, JOHN, aged two years, of No. 400 East One Hundred and
Tenth street; overcome by hsat at horn. and died there.
WAGNER, CARRIE, aged sixty-nine, of No. 451 West Forty-ninth
street; died from heat prostration at her home.
A breeze of varying strength, coming out of the West and Southwest,
to-day tempered the baking sun from which New York, with most of the
other cities of the country east of the Missouri River, has suffered for the
past few' days. The breeze sprang up lata last night and grew stronger
after daybreak, weakening again later in the day. its velocity varied
from nine to fourteen mllctt an hour.
The Weather Bureau promised that the breeze would continue all day
and to-night and that people who hod bedrooms with a southern or western
exposure might expect another refreshing night suoh as they had last
But to the thousand who live In homes which no breezes reah; to
those who have been slowly breaking under the vital strain of the four days
of heat; to the sick in hospitals and to animals who live In the air that
shimmers In hot Waste over the pavements, the breeze brought no help. The
death list early in the day was the heaviest of the hot spoil. Prostrations
were reported with as much frequency as on other days. These casualties
were to be charged against Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
TEMPERATURE s DEGREES LOWER TO-DAY.
The prevailing temperature to-day was 5 drees lower than yesterday
and 10 degrees lower thun on Monday, owing to the breeze. The humidity,
which gives to hot spells their deadlioet terror, was higher than on Mon
day, but decreased rapidly, falling 14 degrees to t'.6 between 8 o'clock and 11.
The local weather forecaster said at 10 o'clock that he did not think
th thermometer readings at the local weather office, on the twenty-ninth
floor of the Whitehall Building, open to all the breezes from the Hudson
and the bay, would go above 1)0 degrees, which meant that on the sunny
vide of the street the thermometers might be expected to road very cloee
to 100 degrees In the afternoon. But his prodl.-tton was wrong, for at 3
o'clock the thermometer read 9'J degrees and was still cMmbtng.
fnofllclally the weather men nave It
as their opinion 'hat there would be a
tllijlit lowering of temperature aualn to
morrOW. This Ohei (Ul opinion was
based rather on the general trend of
thlnga in the last few days than on any
kvlentidc data. Certainly tnera la no
tool wave beaded this way.
' rteports from over the country ahow
that at s o'.'lock tlila morning Chicago
wss the hottest city in the United
Kiatea, the therjnometer thero reading
16. It read from Si to 84 ail along the
The United State) Weather Bureau
ti, Washington announced that "mate
ilal relief from the Intense heat" In
tha "Middle and Northern Plains
Ptatea." the Upper Bllsstaslppt Val
ley, Interior New York and New Eng-
Ceprrlght, lBlt, bf
Ca. The New
Lake region and the Ohio Valley may
expect relief to-morrow.
"Xlsewhare over the Eastern half of
the country,' says the prognostlcator.
temperatures ail) not change materl
Te.tiperatur.s below norma! In the
Northwest are rc-sponslole for the im
provement In the general situation.
CHICAGO HOTTEST 0ITY WITH
The following temperatures were re
corded at 8 A. M. to-day:
Albany, 83; Atlantlo City, 7i; Boston.
83; Buffalo, to; Chloago, M; Clereland,
71; M-mtraal, 78; New Orleans, 82; New
York, 77. Philadelphia, 80. PHUhurg, M;
Portland, Ms., 71; Provldanoe. 8, 6t.
(Continued en Second Pegs.)
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Tba IVess robllshlag
Serb Mori. I).
NO LIGHTS TO-NIGHT1
ON TOST SIDE
.Manhole Cover Blows Up at
Park Avenue and Fifty
MUCH DUST AND SMOKE.
Women in Plaza Telephone
Exchange, Frightened by
Accident, Rush to Street.
With, a crash that wan heanu for
blocks the covers Www off a bl man
hole at the southeast corner nf Park
avenue and Fifty SQVBnrh street t I
afternoon at 4 o'olook. Th1 was fol
lowed by a series or smaller reports
aa the other manhole northward along
the avenue let go. The main manhole
wan protected by two rovers. The top
one, an Iron plate weighing probably
thirty pounds, aaileii two hundred fe.t
into tie air in a loud of sand and
pulverized aoll. The inner one was
blown Into srap metal.
From the Mnyfair apartment house
at Park avenue and KIT ty-sevent h
street the tenent . ame pouring. sup
posing that a bomb had gone off In tha
vicinity. flmoke an 1 dust travelling
through the affected oondulta bek-heU
up a service elevator of the Plnzn Fx
chan?n of the .N'ew York Telephone
Company t No. no to 114 Bast Fifty-
eig.it!) street frightening out the worn
er.opera.Mra. wjio tlioug.it a fire had
broken out In the building.
Patrnlinrm O'Shaunnessv rang a fire
alarm and the reserves came with the
fire apparatus, but the firemen and the
police dared not undertake any lnvesl
gatlon until the New Tork Edison Com
pany had shut off the power that trav
elled through big cables in the OOhdUlt,
It then developed that an accumulatlo-i
of erases In the pipea had been respon
sible for tne asaloelona and that aa a
result of tha burning out of what la
known as a junction box the seotlo.i
bounded by Lexington and Madison
avenues and Fifty-sixth and Fifty
eighth streets, would be without electric
service for lights, fans and elevators
AT BROOK LVN
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HOT WEATHER ARREST;
CAUSE: WORE OVcrtCOAT.
BOBTON. Mass., July 5. A lexander j
Potrofskl was arrested to-day bseauisl
he was wearing an overcoat, lie sav- 1
agely resisted arrest, and when "nt:!
Unded gt thO police station It was found
he had rsoua'.ly esoaped from the tttte
i j i-. tor tOf insaae.
FOR SOI BLOCKS
NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 1911.
S0ME humors on a humid day.
aV7 iv ttr 1 'W
CHEER UP, IT'S eOOL SOMEWHERE.
Somewhere It la raining; and the air Is sweat and cool.
Somewhere man are fishing; In tha eraeka;
Bat say It In Manhattan and they'll smash the Ooiden atnle
And tall yon that your "blooming belfry leaks."
Somewhere, oh, believe ma, there la aurceaae from tha heat.
Somewhere one oan or athe and laptiyrs hum;
But any It In Manhattan and they'll chase you off tha beat
And tell jou that your "bean la on the bum."
Somewhere there's a downy conch where ne can sleep o' nights,
And in tha morning dodge old Sol's flares frown;
But say It In Manhattan and they'll drop yon twenty flights
And yon really will be cooler "going down:"
VICTIM CATCHES PUBLIC DEMAND
AT IRK AGAIN
Famous "7?" Who Ha.1
Checks Cashed Clonics to
Grief in Barclay Street.
Jusrt aa a man dreised Vn full poll-e-man'a
uniform was comJnn out of
August Seeker' hotel, at Barclay and
Weat wreeta, this afternoon. Jeorpe
Kng'.e, who runa a butoher ehop on
Ban-lay street, rhanced to he passing
He ftot a Rood look at the p ill.'oman
nd ran o er to where Trafnc Poltroman
JJin Moran wiia delpksg to untangle
the anarl of trtj.-ka iuun,lly to lie found
at tttat corner.
"There's 7S7 over there." shouted En
gle. "He's the phony cop that's been
gettlnt checka oaahed for a year. He
ffot Into ma onoe and I want him ar
Moran, who knew all about the depre
datlona of the famoua No, 737. arrested
he man and took Wm to Police Head
quarters. Serker and Kngle rame alon
aa complalnlns; witnesses. The former
aald that the man had Just tried to get
him to rash a $35 check.
At Headquartcra the man wn quizzed
hy iMpeotOT RuSSSll. He mild his name
Wai I-ouls Lewie and that lie lived with
his wife and several children at Mo.
327 East Sixty-sixth strret II p police
uniform bona the precln"t number
which Is the numerical designation of
the aMridgt street Station
lie had n Bhield marke.1 "7S7" pinned
on his roat, and lio made no attempt
to deny that he waff phi m .n for whom
the whole dapartment has been search"
fog for more than a ysai lie de
clare.1 that he nai a msfnbeT of the po
lice force for mora tha.n four yeans
and that he was brok.-n by fanner
l'.jJIre CojiimisBloner Itaker.
He was stripped of his uniform and
the pollol sent to a store neaj" We t
and Barclay streets foi a suit cats
which he tol.j them he kept a full of
civilian clothes for use .n -ae. of an
MMraTMloy. He had n exportation to
offer as to his reason f'.r swindling,
but expressed aori'ow fo. h'.s wife
The police have bee l looking (Of
"737'' for a lon time More than fifty
CasHpla!nt have been filed at Head
quarters ODOUt blm, and f.;r a tints the
real DOllOOnsan who ujre '..'.a number
was In riot water IMtantly. lie wss
entirely Uinoosnt ot wrongdoing, but it
too1: rioBtfts tor hitn to . snvtacs the
author. '.lesi th.it aoin "no stl I vas usln
his nurauer t" defraud, Bventuolly the
nuuihor wus aojJlshed.
f smpliell fleets ssrtln.
f:r I01 H. MOi July ' Allies 1
Campbell, who played with I ho itts
burg National I.e. t team tat yeitr
and who pr'vstt busl
nuas, , )9in t..t. I'.;
WW( net wcsrF .ItO',
YnAa fag, ratijj pAyr.
FOR ICE CREAM
One Concern Forced to Shut
Retail Store to Handle
Ttie unprecedented hot wave has re
sulted In the greatest demand for Ice
cream on rei-opi. and to-day tha J. M.
Horton Comapny. which supplies pra '-
tlcally all New York Klt.i the throat
Moling delicacy, was compelled to shut
down its retsll branch at No. Hi Park
Itow In order to supply its wholesale
patrona. If the heatel term continues
much lonffar the concern msy have to
lose all Its retail brSjflOheS for the same
reason, though the firm's managers de
.lare that such a contingency la remote.
The hundreds of patrons who have
heen accustomed to stop In at No. Hi
dally were astonished When 001 fronted
to-day with this atgn on tha Ooori
"Closed on aorount .Ai.ame
rise In temperature and In order to
a ipt.lv our wholesale customers."
When asked what the notice por
tended. Managers Mcflrube anil tlm
blepy of th, wholesale department, Just
around the corner at No. 7 N'ew Cham
bers sireet. said:
"The hot v.-eather s of course pri
marily responsible. Thon the Pourth
came glocg right hi th. n lJst of It ard
e ere Simply swampel We never
sold so rnuun Ice cream before In a
given tijM as during the past fuur
.lays. We couldn't tnal.e It hall fast
enough and our wholesale ouotomors
kicked bc.ause we kept our retail
branch nr: nee ted with tnd wholesale
department going when we could iwt
"Hut we expe-t to catch rip with the
demand soon and hope It will not be
neceai&ry to shut down any more
branches. But our wholesale patrons
must be protected, of rjuree. and a
can't say when wa Shall oe able to
jeuten No. 116."
Asked If the price of he r-omtnodlty
lu'l he' n affected. Manager I'mplehv
said It bad not been as yet and he
did not think the Horton canoe, n woiij
Consider r.s.ng the prlia at all
NEW BOARD TO CONTROL
rVAgitTlfCfTON. Jut) I -An Inter
:aa T. ade Commission f Itva uierr
bON 10 OOsttfOrl Industrh I i .rporai'cns
aa the interstate Comme- e C'crmli
,:.n COntfOtt the railroads' WSI aco-
ated 'n the Senate "..'.a by Mr
Kgwlands of Nevada. "I" is s,'sn Is to 1
apply only to Industrial sorooratlens
mvji 1 In fntorltgll irads whose annua-
recirculation Books Open to
MVS l f.
f hi ."."V M t nat
( 'J. , PiAt 1 . 1
m nir 0ai
Girl Wins Case I 'pon Showing
That Man Who Proposed
Told an Untruth.
The Appellate Term of the Rupreme
Court, Justices Peaburv, C,uy and HI) or,
dexilded to-day "hst wlien i man le
cslvae a wornaji whom be ace to niarry
Mm rearanrHna- his TlnanoSa! orrndltlon
and '.rrerproachaJble eharaster she may
set that up a a defense tn a twnach ..f
Jaib rnss. emplo:, e l by tha cloth
ing maniifalurlnJi flran of Hoi Oroaa
Co . sued Helen Hoahstetn 1n the City
Court tor IMiOfg damages for breaoh of
promise to marry.
In her defense Miss HoohStOlfl says
that she had promised to niarry the
plglntltt on I)er. 31, Mi tha' 'he plain
tiff ;ep-e-errted Ip her tn' t- was re-
eolvlng H!i per Week from the eloohlng
firm of Sol ff'ss Co., "nJ that he
I ad a In per rent. Inleresl lit the huil
ner. h'he declares ttislt She fond h' i
rtp se ItOtloni to be 'flle and she Te
firsed to marrv hint, grfas al- dSClOred
that she found that Mm dofondjnnt'g
'tara- ter was It0 Irreproachable, that
he contracted hills that he refuse! to
piy: ihst he was addicted to falsehood,
and that she laarned 'h.-t e hail
pawned sn ongsgomont ring whleh she
bad given him and v ore In Ha stead
an lml'ation 'ink 10 de elvo her.
The plalntlf demurred to fin defi.nse
b it the dsfnurrer m overruled by Jns-
lee Delehantv of the City Court and
the plaintiff appealed,
Presiding Juoslee gasrsirir writea he
DCsstksn In w'hh'h a'.l f ":r He sjivs
"An ajrreement to marrv 'e sssonUoHy
different .'n its p .-ivse frii every other
.,in:'.act kT.iw'i hjW. n .tneblering
wh.ut act would lusttfv one 'n re-'n l.ng
the sarreenierr trho lw Iteepj. in nlnd
t e pu-pose atcrrht tn he a mpkshsa
py the agreorter- rtOOlf Wiere .tow
i .v the ptalatlf has bee gttlttv i-f
.i ,1 In tn.lit lag the defend! I -
.s. to merry, c," of fYatksUlsal oonOOaN
ment, fjiase f.t.ts nu" S stiowfi s-i ,-i
i ;se.:ne.vt'on for the refusal to pg lor at
,-iOr.trs''' I t't'V 1 t . a-.
. i sinr-med that rtrViOf v by .me ,f
he pan ls 'ess than Srnsj I j istil a
rtK-orce after r.arssage, wo , ! ' sHlt a
refuv! IJ thO Other to t'.- .'o' i .t . r.
irr Of marrlsr- '
Miss ffonhestetn ,:s m un i eouater-
cla'm f,-r sAmMOS or. th frO'Vd -.t 1 do
.-. nd to'' he marts hold 'hit hgf
claim la good.
V . . . . ' sU- r -v
SAYS HIGH COURT
TO CELEBRATE FOURTH
GRABBED BY GRAFTERS
Residents of Aldermanic Districts
Cheated Out of a Fine Display
of Fireworks While the
VICE CHAIRMAN BENT
Inquiry Based on an Affidavit by
Fireworks Manufacturer $10,
000 the Sum That Is Involved.
The game of .1 miserably mean grafter who chose the birthday of
his country as the occasion for cheating thousands of grown people and
children out of the money voted by the city to give them a fireworks
di-play was uncovered this afternoon by indignant aldermen from Brook
lyn, who discovered:
1. That the dleplaya of fireworks furnished to the otty by tha
contract,.-. . r.s Inadequate and aklmpy and not worth the 0430 allot-
tad to oach Aldermanic Slotrlot for fireworks.
9. That aa a matter of fact tha real manufacturer of the fire
works, mi. l. ei Mamma of Ban Durham, N. J.. received front tha)
United fireworks Company, through whose representative, Aubrey
X...VS, the ooi.tiaot with tlia Oalabratlon Committee waa mads, Juss
100 for tha supply fur each dlatrlct.
3. That the men sent hy die company to superintend the 41s
plays In varl ors Aldsrmsulu Slatrlote ware not eaperte. bat one at
least of then' was an Cast aide "pants maker" until yesterday
4. That the oontract between
the Celebration Committee was
Manhattan, acting aa a member
5. That tha United rtreworke Compear receives mall at Trent -n.
V. J., out l.i not listed by the commercial agencies and haa no tels-
phoae connection there.
Screaming: Frenchman Saved
From Suicide by Heroic Ff
fords of James Archibotd.
l aborers bis ! ng s brh'lt barge at the
i?ha,l'v riepartnient pier at Twenty
slx'n atree' and lint fltvsf to-.l iy were
Itartlog by man Who, stresrumg fran-
tlealiy in French, Jumped into tire water.
James Archibald of if 0. Ml llmt Twen- ,
ty-elghth str eet Immediately !: iP'J 'ifter
him, got i grip on tils clothes and tried j
to pull him to the pier. Tne tntn ' night
duspaiatoiy with .. wouid-be roaouor.
Patrolman Honovtu ihrew a iop to
Archlbo! t and tht laborers managail
wltn dlfTlculty to land Uutn men
The moment the patrolman tried to
lake the Kre'i-h'iia.i In vital aa he be-
gsn to light at: a, a'l the II . -
UiK that every 0010 n'M trying to kill him
on tue sua. no w . gnalty n 1 1 :
nwlavuv Ilospit:ir l Or, Kutlodgo attd
Ur. irlotafo.t:. T era be ggvg !. , namo '
US Vlbort VtToOtOI a.lU said 1 10 i t DO I
OTTAWA CREW DEFEATS
LONDON EIGHT AT HENLY.I
l.OXnoN, July 6. The Ottawa .-raw i
to-day de'eat 1 h I.on.l n crna In th !
nrst lo.- u.e ita ward's "up in the r
(iatUay uecatta prograrnxna Ottawa's
time ' 7 "
tvoi.t ijt'. n
s e(,s t ... iria u:
r a." irin;.t,rj nieormi,,'
.. I .-.. ItJt. '
PROM EAST RIVER
PRICE ONE CENT.
the United fireworks Company
made by Alderman Samuel Mara of
of the committee and not
A'derman C.eorge A Morrison of VATt
buoh got one lok at the 'display" asm
'' !. !'"' I'latouah way, and
''' untiouncesl t. at he would not dta
aras'S the diatrlot by fettlng them off.
He had them packed in a shoe pextttig
.ae itnd put away for reference. Al
lermsui Msagstor .tld the same.
The amount garnered by tha glOfaOtS
Is not stupendous. It Is estimates) at
about 110,000. But It was the prlca of
an adequate fireworks show aa the
utr.hday of the n.ni ,n, It was the atice
of the disappointment of thousands
who ware dissuaded from noley and
tanasroug eels' rations of the day by
the promise that the city would attenl
to the celebration for them.
BENT CALL8 ON ALDERMEN TO
Vlce-P.esUlent lirent of the Board oi
le, .i i,.i ... i t ,.,h for a me
he H, iklyn members of (HI
II ' "'i S.f:d t'. Krom the teat o?
'l1' ''' that Mr. Bent, a'.
any rite, has no doubt as to tha nature
of I celebration. Ho has sent a eopy
' following letter to each of the
Aldermen frogs Brooklyn: f
Alter a coulcrenoa with
i r ar
rf the Brook. v a aldsrms Oaa
m-'rnlug relative to the display as
firework, in their rsspaotlve dla
i i last sveulag I am couvinoeO
that a glgactlo fiand have been asV
teiupted by solus on la eoatrast-
lng fcr ths .'oor quality of
works tlellvsred to each
uisnlo dtgtilct at extremely
prUss, As yo.i know, none of the
Br jklyn Aldermen or uieiubere of
the Brjukivu comaulttee appolutad
by the Mayor oad anyUJng to d
with tha pua'cliaee of aald lire
works. t i - . ... -a-o ths ilbarty of
ag the Aldeimeu of Bruklya
to inset togeu r la kuoui Mo. a,
. atOl'OUgh Uill, ou I'rlday, July T.
St 11. JO A. 3d., to ths sad thai
f.oi.ju may b taken to oatoh tas
tbiOVOO and ehow the people of .
j. .yn that their Aide
dssply resent tha treatasat
has baeu aooordad the people U
taU matter. Toure vary truly,.
P. BBsTT, j
to-day filed I ,
asi aa alsasj , ,
Alli-tman Morrison to-d
mtght be expected to-day. The