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71-Mite Gale Hits City and Coast; Many Hurt, Damage Heavy
Weathtr Rsln and coldtr tonloht: Saturday clearing.
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HILLSTROM DEFIES THE FIRING SQUAD
AS HE IS SHOT TO DEATH FOR MURDER
SCORE INJURED IN STREETS
AS SIGNS ARE BLOWN DOWN
AND WAGONS UPSET 8Y WIND
.Pedestrians Are Thrown From Their
Feet by the Blow Steamships
in Harbor Crash Damage Is
Heavy Along the Coast.
r" X 8oventy-onc-rallo sale from tho southeast Bwopt up the Atlantic
Coast and through Now York City today, causing great damage to property
und Injuries to many persons. HUtlng the city at nitdnlcht, the wind In
creased In velocity during tho morning and forenoon. It was rery violent
fluxing the hours when Now York was going to Its work.
Shipping In the bay and harbor was demoralized. A big freighter was
torn from its anchorage off Liberty Isrand and crashed into another. In
Coming steamships did not dare to make their way hy the Hook. One that
attempted It set (signals for two tugs to help her along.
Bath houses and protective tiling
were torn, out by tho combers from
Manhattan Hench to Sea Onto along
the Coney Inland ocean front. Signs
were ripped from stores all along
BuVf Avenue and the Bowery Yachts
tit City Island suffered severely.
Schooners anchored thoro wcro torn
from tho moorings and crashed to
gether. From all along the Jersey
coast came reports of damn bo to
rummer resorts and shipping.
A bargn was reported to be In dis
tress somewhoro oft tho northern
ooast of Now Jersey. The message
camo to Sandy Hook over tho tele
phone wire that connects tho Coast
Guard stations along tho shore, but
beforo the name of the station could
be learned, or the location of the
barge, tho wire was snapped by tho
etorm and tho phono wont dead.
The wind reached tho maximum of
its strength by noon and then began
to fall off. At 1 o'clock tho machines
Jn the Weather Bureau registered
forty-one miles an hour. Tho fore
caster said that a series of south
easterly gales might bo looked for.
In a statement Issued by tho Weath
er Bureau at Washington the storm
was called "ono of tho most remark
able developments witnessed In recent
In Now York City many persons
were injured. Two womon wore
blown from their feet In City Hall
Park and badly bruised. Throe per
sonstwo girls and a man wero hurt
when an Iron sign weighing 200
pounds was blown from the six-story
building at No. 41 Lafayette Street,
(Continued on Second Page.)
STORM ON COAST FROM
FLORIDA TO MAINE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19. Heavy
gales and rain wlilped tho Atlantic
Coast from Jacksonville to Eastport,
Me., and similar conditions prevailed
through the Grout Italics region and
t3a Ohio "Valley during tho night In
what tho Weather Bureau o'llclals
described ns "ono of tho moat re
markable storm developments in
many years." The two storms early
to-day wero beading toward each
other and moving northeastwardly.
Early reports from along tho South
Atlantic Coast Indicated that shipping
had pretty generally escaped tho
Btorm's Jury. The Norwegian bark
Klllrna was driven aground ne.ir
Hrunswlrk, Ci.i.. and wiro communi
cation was yuilieuliut Intoi'mptcd In
$12 Men's 0'cQats&Suit3,S5.95
THH "HUB" Width lie laii.ier. lliond
wav. cor. Barclay St.. ono. Wool.vorth
DulldlnOi Will 'ell to-day iilul '.ittiiduy,
1,000 Mill's Killta and OvetcoalH, mm
lilaclc tlilliot. ri.iju. pencil Millie.- ami
dark mixed worsted; all Klaes, :i( n H,
Worm fli in any oilier moio. our .-iia
clal prlco to-day and Kuttndav,- 55.95.
Onen Saturday tilsht till 10. Thu Hub
Clothier, Broadway, cor. Barclay St.
LIST OF INJURED
IN THE HEAVY BLOW
The pollco report the following per
sons Injured In the storm:
IIMX3K. IIAllltr. finx'nUr. thirt-.two -tin
oki. or :o, 310 Eaat On Ilundrtdtli Strut,
truck br utomoMU t Vuk Aimii and On
llandrxl nit Klghtj.thlnl Strut uhll h hU
umbrtlU afaliut tho wind. To Fordhun lloa-
pltil, lufrrrlnc fmtn intfrnil lajulea,
nUAD. Anil.VIUM. No. 887 twit Armta. tb
ItroLi; bit Vj muni ifjn at rifth Atettit and
Tw-ntj.thtnl Stfftt. To D-Uerot HoapttU wtth
nrEltS. JOHN, of No. 838 fro-wet Plif.
Mown oter br th wind at Elihth Btrwt and
Fourth Arrnu. IIu braiaea ot U fan and
contuiloni of tha Mt elbow.
CLF.MOND. A. U. ilitr roan old. a elrrk. ol
No. M Wnt One Hundred and Ttirrjljhth
Buret, oiown atalnit an tiecUio llcbt pol In
front of No, 17 lUtttrr flara. Ilia left
aooiuj-r wai dlalocatM and Kalp lwaratnl,
UAHTALIK). VINCENZO. of No. 01 Sllteenth
Htrret. Conej Wind: cut and brulml when
kjlUht ot atora at No, ICO J Neptun Arenue
was blawn In,
CIANNINI. VINCCNZO. No. 160S Neptnno Ae
uue; cut and brulaed when tkiuitit of atort
wu bloirn in.
CI.MNKI, SAMUEL, thirty, cf No, 45S j-rom.
Btrrct, liroonijni bead out bj flrin ilaat at
o, 3W) lirouwar.
COHEN, JACOB, drlrer. of No. 4J IUrerdale
Atenuo. bit b; falllnt ilro at No. 41 Ltfajetta
Street, Bkull fractured, To Hudaoa Stmt
uiui.i-.., josei-h. fortr. taboror. of No 109
Bt. Ann'a Arraue, hit bj falllnf aim at One
Hundred and Tulrt-ljhth Street aod Third
Arentie; cuotiulona of acalp and back.
KA11NS, OEOnan. carpenter. No. 2450 Third
Arenue; -truck by faUUf aifn at Ona Hundred
and Thlrty-eUhth Street and Third Arena;
coaiullfQ 01 DICE.
a.vr,, iHinoii, nlnoteen, of .No, 100 Eut
llioadwaj, hurt by broken window at No. SSO
LL'lllINKA. M3.VA. nineteen jean old. of No. 1
jviuatwui street, bit by aim at No. at
l.ilirtttu street. To Hudaon Bueet Hoepltal,
.MAIiUDCK. Mlai IDA, of fucaruonts hit bj
falling tla In Fifth Arenue near Tw en t; -acconj
Street I ankle broken.
MKISIIll, AIIIIAHAM. thirty-two. of No. lOtf In.
tenale Arenue. th Itrom, right cheek cut b
inrn winauw at .'no. ani uroadwa;.
.MOIttSAN'TA-V, ISAAP, .iuy-nlnn, piano teacher,
ot N. SIS haat HlitJ-elihth Street, blown
from the rldewalk on l.Mjhtr-aetenth Street near
I'enU-al Tark tVeat, receltlng fractured ikull
To Knickerbocker ll(pltal.
MO10ATCH. ANN IB. flftx. atruck by botUe
Ml.il- nn (lot out cloture, at No, SIS Rait Thlr
teenlh btrcrt: akull fractured, Taken to Oel
im:i..miic, k.TK. thlrly-two. dreumiktr. ol
No, lit Kat I'ortj eltth Stret, blonn down
17 wln.l on IVrtj. fifth street, hetwe.-n far.
nl MadUcn Airuuca. Thumb fractured, lo
I luocr lliupiul.
PILL'S. Mm. I'ANMK. .No. 15a Ua.hlnjtoi,
Aunue. the Ilrom ; Uonii rtovin rrmiln C)
Hall I "ark . Differing from bitilvri, Taken hoin.-.
I'lllM K. JollS' iwent) rifchl. uriM-r. of No. .Ms
W..4 l'ot wmth htreel. uamn oirilurned in
loln.ioii 4i Tuciii! I.nrtli strwt at 1'ourth A'i
mi . niflit l.'i fiat 'iimt,
l.nMA. I liANUI.i. iiiiietcrii jeara uld. of No 74
Mlllhcrrt Sired, till fallinl aljiii at No. I
UitaMtt. strvt. Intdtiilh tiilurt! U
111! 1 "I. Sir I I lIlMNltlt
TtSM.MIM M, I'llANK. r-i(w.i n, drli.-r,
et No, ;;t-; mi imi' lliinlrt.i nlnli'lh
Street, l.'ft Irg tM.lurcl nhea mj;uii titer
al Ul(ht).actriitli Street and CenUal Park Heat
To KaJcktrbocke UoapltaJ,
Berlin Reports Activity of Ger
man Submarines in the
TWO GUNBOATS SUNK.
Auxiliary Cruiser and Armed
Merchant Ship Also Sent
to the Bottom.
BERLIN, Nov. 19 (via London).
Two British gunboats have been sunk
In the Mediterranean., off the Egyp
tlan ooaot, by a. German submarine.
Official announcement to this effect
wss made by the Admiralty to-day.
A British auxiliary crulsor waspnt
out of action. The stntement fol
"A submarlno on Nov. 6 in Solium
Harbor, destroyed by flro two Anglo-
Egyptian gunboats tho Prlnco Ab
bas and tho Abdul Menem each of
which was armed with two guns. The
name submarine silenced with Ita flro
nn armed British merchant steamer
and captured its gun.
"One of the submarines on Nov. S,
on tho North African coast, sank by
a torpedo tho British auxiliary cruls
Naval records contain the names
of two Egyptian gunboats Abdcl
Monaym and Abbas which probably
are tho warships referred to in tho
German announcement. The Abdcl
Monaym, 598 tons, was built In 1902,
The Abbas, 298 tons, was built In
1891, and, according to tho latest
naval records, was armed with ono
Tho Gulf of Solium Is on tho North
Coast of Africa nt tho boundary bo
twecn Egypt mid Tripoli.
No British vessel Para Is men
tloned In naval record).
KITCHENER IN CONFAB
WITH FRENCH GENERAL
Sees Sarrail at Salonica and Leaves
Grecian Port Without
SALONICA (Via Paris), Nov, 19.
Field Marshal Earl Kitchener, tho
British Secretary of War, to-day con.
ferred with Gen. Sarrail, commander
In-Chief of tho French Army of tho
Orient, and left Immediately without
Field Marshal I-ord Kotchonor left
London Nov. 6 for tho Eastern Modi
terranean In order to Investigate the
httuatlon on the Galllpoll peninsula,
Lleut.-Gen. Sir Charles Monro. Cora
mander of tho British forces at tho
Dardanelles, having mado a report
recommending that the troops be
A despatch from Athens under date
of Nov. lti said that tho British Secre
tary of War had arrived at the Island
of .Mutlros In the Aegean Sen and had
later loft for tho (iallipoll peninsula.
WINNERS AT BOWIE.
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an.l a half furlong. Hub flrdfL'M. ll.'l fijrilri
triieht H.7H, place M -lo ,i,un j i (lrt
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Mar. ulviiuiiitti.. hit ution cm iiutiili. tiit.eu
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mile .Mnlh II ll'i Mit'ahell, ,lrjlj 'l U.:tu.
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toy (Mttialfi. aliow f.1.i. third, 'lime, Mil a (i
lff!51li li"l.J'i U".W- O'tton Top, Walloon,
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I. W. W.Poet Who
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MQNASTIR REPORTED TAKEN;
5,000 MORE SERBS CAPTURED
Serb Force of 50,000
Bulgars Along the Southern Line Allies
Can Give No Aid.
BERLIN, Nov. 19 (by Wirolcss to Sayvlllo). The capture ot 5,000 Ser
bians belonging to the main army was announced today by tho War Oftlce.
LONDON, Nov. 19. No war despatches havo como to London from
either Athens or Salonica since oarly Thursday morning.
The silence, It not caused by Greek censorship, is regarded as moat
ominous for the Serbian armies, which are engaged In a precarious retreat
In tho face of an overwhelming force of Austro-German-Bulgarlan Invaders.
Unconfirmed reports have como through Home and Paris that the Bui
garlan advance guards have ontercd Monastlr.
The Serbians probably will retire1
to tho heights betwoon Prllep and
Monastlr, tho Inhabitants of which
are taking refuge In Albanian and
Greek territory. Largo numbers have
arrived at Fiorina, Groeco, but the
more well-to-do are going to Sal
onica. Tho military Governor of Monastlr
Is reported to have appointed a com
mittee ot notables to preserve order,
but It Is feared It will not be possible
to restrain the bands ot Komltajts
(Irregulars) In the environs of the
The Sorblan army Is oxpected to re
treat toward Albania, It Is estimated
there are 50,000 Serbs In tho Monastlr
region opposed to moro than 80,00'j
Tho Austro-Gorman advance from
the northwest approaches tho Santak
of Novlbazar, having reached to th-
north of Iteska. Thence It passoi
through Kursumlya and Kadan, ond
Ing at a point between Lobkovatz and
Vranya. Tho occupation of ICurMim
lya brings the Invaders uloso to Mltru
vltza and gives them the key to one
of tho fow great crossroads cutting
Serbia from west to east.
Thero uppaars to bu no liopn that
tho Anglo-French force.i landed at
Salonica can give the Serbs any as
sistance in tbvtr difficult retrtat. 'in
in Salt Lake City
Driven Back by 80,000
railway from Mltrovltza south ts not
available, as tho Bulgarians bar tho
way at tho Uskuh Junction and the
Katchanlk Pass, wlillo tho most avail
able roads tiro not suitable for tho
transport of largo arinlci with guns
and commissariat wagons.
Italy and France Using Fast Vessels
to Drive U-Boats From
rtOMII, Nov. 19. Destruction by
Franco-Italian torpedo catchers of an
Atiktrian stibniarlnn In tho Mcdltor.
rancan Is reported today.
Italy and Frnnto aic said to luivo
KiMiblni'd In formation of a llollll.i (if
f.ist smalt voMf'l.i which will patrol their
own, tho Austrian, Alb.inUiii, (iivcl;
and tho African coasts until tho U
bouts havu been '.U'nuln.iti:d.
The World Iruiel Ituri-uu.
Anal', l'iiliier iWuill, ll.iilliin, 1
M ii; I'm no. , . cnj I
Ti. Vet iiittie (or all Cui.i uw Itrii'u'U, (n
till nr math .tiiwiuu t.-acjlii li,n'.. iraiel.
leri' ihc(.k ainl money order fur tale. Tiiicaua '
mi automotiiiei for hire, rtieak room lor, baa
au4 JJ'ii'1' BUtttt. ll(tout,
I'CALL IN RAGE
i Ann aii o 1 1 inn
. a.VNU HUYWUK
IIUUIIIL.U Mill IIMIIU
Row Over Motion to Take
Court Action Against
Third Avenue Line.
HAYYVARD LOSES FIGHT.
"If I Were Judge in Case I'd
Throw You Out if You
Kicked!" Shouts McCall.
At a meotlng of tho Public Service
Commission this afternoon, Chairman
McCall lost his temper and vehe
mently denounced Commissioner
Ilnyward for insisting the Commis
sion tako legal action to compel the
Third Avenuo Ilatlroad Company to
ropalr Its tracks In West Forty-sec
ond Street, as demandod by tho the
atrical managers and property own
ers, llaywnrd pressed u motion that
counsel to tho Commission be in
structed to proceod In court against
tho railroad company. Ho was vot
od down, threo to one, McCall, Will
lams and Wood standing together
Then Commissioner Wood side
tracked tlm proceedings again by
moving that counsel simply bo in
structed to Invrstlgato and report.
McColl, Williams and Wood voted for
this and Ilnyward against it. Thus,
tho proceodlngn against tht railroad
company wero again sitiotracKeii.
During tho debate Chairman McCult
said excitedly to.ltaywurd:
"I don't earn a snap of my finger
about this proceeding. I do not pro-
posn that tllm Commission shall bo
put In n ridiculous light when It gnti
Int ocourt I want my record to
show that I oxerclsed cotnmou sense
In tho matter and I won't be curried
oft my foot."
"I want to tell you that if I tat
as a Judrjo in this Third Avenue
case I would .take you by the
scruff of tho neck and throw you
out into the middle of the atreejt
if you oame in to ma and made
complaint about it.
"I want to know beforo I vote what
In back of the action. I want to know
whether I am Justified In placing my
self on record and thnt I am not go
ing to ultimately muku an uss of my
Helf and reflect on this Commission.
I'hero In no seusatlonnllsui that will
Mwoi-p mo off my foot."
CnmmiKsluiior 1 1 ay ward kept Ms
temper and tlm Incident rlosmt with
voting down of his motion.
HOT FIGHTING REPORTED
IN HILLS OF ALSACE
Artillery , Trench Engines and Gren
ades All Used in the
PARIS. Nov. P. Hotter fighting
than the s'llithorn otlremiti of I tin
Franco. (iormii n lino has seen In week 4
in reported in to-day's oillclul cum
muiiliiie, "In Alwire," says llin report, "In
the regions of the I ft 'l.ilz pl.ltc.iU
and llartmunus-VVeilerUiipf. thorn
Irnso heon fierce combats with ar
tillery, trench engine and gronttdos
"A fleet of pluht lie rirwin aeroplanes
attacked I.iinevlllc, and althoijgh five
of thim were (ttlckly driven uwuy
by aiitl-alrslilp guns, Hireo atucecoded
In dropping a (cw bombs, but did Uttio
AS EXECUTIONERS TAKE AIM
1. 1 W. LEADER SHOOTS AT
THEM, "FIRE! LET HER GO!"
Fighting Furiously, He Attacks Keep
ers as Death March Is to Be Taken
Up "Will Not Die Like a
Coward," He Cries.
MEETS DEATH BLINDFOLDED
AS HE SITS IN A CHAIR.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 19. With a defiant cry of "Phtl
Let her gol" on his lips, Joseph Hillstrorfi, itinerant' poet and I. W. W.
leader, was shot to deatli at 7.42 A. M. to-day by a firing squad of fire
riflemen. Four bullets pierced Ills heart as he sat blindfolded and stnppti
in a chair. The shots were fired from a distance of twenty paces through
portholes ait in the door of the prison blacksmith shop, In which the exe
cutioners vcre hidden.
LITTLE GIRL HEROINE
PINNED UNDER CAR
ASKS 'DADDY' TO SAVE
Scven-Ycar-OId Ruth Froth-
ingham Thought Rescuer
Was Her Father.
Until Frothlnjrham. tho snven-vear
old daughter of Charles Krnthltuihnm,
a Now York fireman, started for
school to-day from her home. No. 112
Hull Street, llrooklyn. Her sister,
Helen, twclvo years old, wim on full
time, but llttlo Ituth wns not dua un
til 10.30 o'clock. Hho Kot as far as tho
oornor whon tho iralo blow her um
brella Iruildo out. Tho child went
Mrs, Frothlnghom told her datmh
tor not to try about tho umbrella,
wrapped nor still moro warmly and
lot her no out again Into tho storm.
Tho delay had mado tho child a llttlu
lato, and ho ran along the sidowalk
with her hoad bent against tho gale.
A Kockawny Avcntio car bound
north approached Hull Htrrot as tho
child wns skipped off the curb.
Motorman Davln had not time to
sound the gong or put on tho brakes
when Ituth was struek full by tho
dashboard. Ho stopped the car with
in a few yards but tho body of tho
little ono was fast In tho forward
l'oilceman l.oeb telephoned for
l'lro Knglno No. l!3:i and Its crow
got a big beam and pried the car up.
Plremrn Thomas rireenan and
Thomas Tickles ornwlod under the
truck before the ear wna raised. The
child looked at thorn steadfastly, her
blue eyes wldo open. She recognized
tho familiar uniform, though she
could not seo the fuees rle.nly.
"Oh, daddy," she exclaimed. "Oh,
ditdily. gel ine out of hrre. .My arm
hurts. I'leiee get me out."
"Well get you lit In a mlntlto, lit
tle girl.'' said tireeuan, "ami then
jour arm won't hurt.''
Ituth lux Mill i-uilm l inn when the
cut her out. Or. tie lira tun" hurried
her lo lite op'i'.iiing room of HI.
Sl.try'n Hospital Her right li.md hud
been cut off b a ear wheel. There
as a fracture of th skull, hesldun
Itilt rliu! n ni l H. l ilt the iloeturH think
llieie tua Ih a tdiunie for li'T be
cuusu vho Is go bravo and hay uou
O This was the State's penalty for th
murder of John a. MorrUon, a rrocer.
im nis son Arllng, a crime which
f-ov. .Spry, in refusing President WIN
son's second plea for the condemned
man, was ono of the most brutal err
committed in Utah. Under Utah tew
Hlllstrom was allowed to choose be
tween Bhootlng and hanging. On of
tho guns used In his execution car
ried a blank cartridge.
Hlllstrom wont to death flghtlnp In
an Insane fury. He tied the door ot
his coll with strips torn from his
blanket, and fought tho guard fiercely
with tho handle of a broom, he had
snatched from an attendant In the
The prisoner retired calmly test
night. He remained apparently In
sleep until early this morning. About
o'clock ho arose and began to shako
the coll door, shrieking as If In a
nightmare. All tho prison officers
rushed In. Tho prison physician tried
with slight success to quiet the man.
It wns decided not to Interfero with,
him until necessary, and he was not
disturbed until the time arrived to
tako him to the scene of the execu
tion. When the guards arrived for this
purpose Hlllstrom attacked them av-:
agely with tho broom handle', which
he had broken In two. leavlnc a sharp
point on one plero. A Deputy War
den received ,i slight wound In) .!
arm from Hlllstrom's weapon. I (111
Htrom fought silently until Hhrrlff J.
H. Corless, for whom he had nrnvl.
ously manifested high regard, arrived
and appealed to him.
".Joe. this Is all nonsense," said
Corless. "What do you mean? You
promised to die like a man."
Illllslroni hesitated a moment
"Well. I'm through." he said, "nut
you can't blame a man for fightlnir
for his life."
"I will die fightlng-not Ilk a
coward,',' ho shouted, while the guards
pinioned his arms to his sides. '
They urged him lo ceaae fighting
ii ml go to tho death ohalr quietly.
When further rcslstnnco was uselen
Hlllstrom settled duwn suddenly to
nil .ipttlio: lo calm,
"Now 1 can di. with a clear con
iieienee?" ho s-tld.
The march to the firing squad wai
then begun. Warden Arthur Pratt
mi I .i deputy led tho line.
Two physicians followed and then
llilNlrom, between two deputy sher
iffs. Illlistrom's eyes were not blind
folded until he had been taken Into
the prison yard. It was his wish to
face the tiring squad with open eyes,
hut a taluk, heavy band ot oloth waj
,1 . .