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vou LXXI....N0 23,786.?A-rt?Kn?T?^ST' NEW-YORK St NDAY, DECEMBER
O ON Ml "I
LINES FOR AN HI
Thousands Homebound C?
in Worst Traffic Tie-U
the City Has Known
MAIN FEED CABLES F
Panics Are Narrowly Avt
When Subway and Surf
Cars Get Overflow?Boy
Reap Harvest Carry?
I !.. .if ti. . worst tie-ups uf . I.
traffic r? r ? ???" ti in New York <><??
?... night, wh?-ii every etarated tn
Manhattan ant" The Bronx came
Standstill i'.. height of the rush
Th, block lasted r>r nearly an houi
? "v other mean? of t
overtaxed. Th?? gr?
confusion i,r valles! <>n subway train
ara, and it ?vas several l
? ible ??as straightenec
?'-e regular schedule resumed.
The initial cause of the tie-up wa
f two huge feed cablea ai
power houae of the Interbor
- ? til < '? mpany. at 74th I
und East River. They wore the prln
tnrity to the ?
I. They are far ur
|| took considerable
ind engineers at
? . !. am ??here the tro
r. I ? ?? is.
? various .?ub-stations throug
th- ? Ity aere unable to meet the tax
ut'd, them, and one by one they ?
out of business. Whan the cause of
t .und the combined f
? . r house set to ?vori
the damage, but it was nearl?
h ' ? ' re the new feeds ?v??re in pi
*Teai,while the greatest ?'Xciternent
vailed on the roads. Word bad 1
sent to ti e various station agents,
.: t signs informing wo
?? ? c. rs that no trains were i
g Nearly every station ?vas crow
by this tima and the passengers cli
ot- . 'heir fares back. Police
, s were called out from many its
J. ? ?set ',<? maintain order.
Subway Soon Congested.
When the cro??(Is finaliy were <
ed that they would have to g?> in
? .liier way, they descended upon
way, and in a few minutes the ;
nearest the 'I.'* p * l. t i? ?t : .-> w
? d to the dang? r point.
.\t Brooklyn l'ri.ig? the combinad
forta of an the bridge police and of
, Intel-borough specials helped t?> preae
order and prevent panic and possible
ry to the people. Stahvart negr
?1 on the steps of the Third avel
termlnttfl and bawled "No trains n
i i c; lake, the subway." Lines w
formed by the police, and the pee
re marched in single file away tr
the "L" structure to the street, wh
.?? n,e to<.k the Third avenue, afadli
. ? ?? and Lexington avenue surft
-. while the majority went for i
Subway trains were delaj
minutes as a consequence, and i
??? ' ? ns north of th.- bridge were ovi
lea parted a; 6:45 o'clo
I' ! at ti.- power bouse, and fl
i lei later all trains had stopp?
waa resumed at "..".<? <>'. lo. k.
: the 14th street subway station. ;
i th? >? ene of much confus!?
or-mal conditions, the exc?teme
-??i ..n panic. Bo closely were I
, icked "ti the uptown platfoi
many must have fallen to t
? t for the heavy guard rails
Uu ? Res of the platforms. The ov<
?"""**"?? " isumed such alarming pr
portions that the police ordered t;
'.. i !>.se their windows f
?;?? t.tiie until th?> platforms h;
partlj cleared. At important join
- lb? ? ' ?? .it??l lines. BUCh as ? ha
???.piare, tho Battery and simili
the . OnfUSton was a Uno
Worst Jam at 149th Street.
? " i -.t Hi. 1 19th street station <
? ibway rind th.- Th?i
? ? ted lin.-, in The Bron:
th- worsl it Ion took plac?
This Is the most populous point in Th
i ronx. and ev.ry lin?? ?.f transportatlo
? : ? Passenget s from t ? -
*.? ? a.g t?. transfer t<> th" elevate?
swarmed up the elevated railroad stair;
? w ith difficulty that ihey ?-oui
i ? coi ? ed that they i "'"d get n
took to the siirfa.-?. cars, an?
? h ?.f the trolley.?- was < ?.v.-re.
i out. Batane ?>f the mor?
??n the roofs "I" th.- . ,i,?
its ..f ..n,- ions poll?7jeman
? lie Alexander avenu?- ata
: eel i hem w ere mel ". it h Jeers
.?lit to ride on tb<- Iron!
ar, bul ihe m?.t?.! man re?
I ? " th.- . a i, saying (
i . ? ? :?..? road The s o lbs re
ighl other i erchea
With twin I.aid.-?.', found
? geltmi-, th,' j oungster?
.i a newsbo?, Edward
P'1 hei ? ? \.. :,i i Baal 1 Wth street, to
n his handcart up to
???.HI. mi..' where the woman lived.
Anoi ?? . named McKenna, of
-"Si" ?"'-'?"> ter a?enue, carried a
..id girl k. 160th sti'-.-t. till
? hi i i tews % endet ? ?Arrie I
..im! n boit!?? of
New y, ., ? fini?! a mil? or so north
Nearlj all ihe newsboys abandoned their
ip the more remunera
' "'ii nun and women willing
Al tl .,; station ' f the el?
1 ''*"'? ? h? i ? m mj other trolley lines
u, the ? levated, a greal deal
. d Throughout the
? M??. :< there was nol s train
lure in The Bronx,
m uui from the urds,
h? Id ?""?''?er down
THE GUESTS AT THE SPEAKERS' (ABLE AT LAST NIGHTS PEACE DINNEB
. .. . _. _ . ._ -- ? -?*?-iV.iiin.in? I
a|>h ?'..pvriKiit I.y E. Dru<k**r Co*f?l
Prom Left t o Right : Bdgi
Jor Archibald Butt, John Wanamaker. Charm A. Town?-. Oscar .- H.n
Dr. Dsvld J. Burrell, John I?. Ciimmlns and William .\i.c.-inoli
President TUft, J?.lin Temple Graves, HeSUPy ?'lews, the Rev.
Petition Filed Against G. C
Draper. Head of Many Concern?
Liabilities Are Said To Be Mor
than $300,000?Court Ap?
points a Receiver.
Creditor! "f ?lonrfro Otis Draper, wh
lives at the Great Northern Hotel, N?
11H Weal "th gtreet. Ig president ?
half a doxen corporations, sun ?>f g f?>r
mer Ambassador to Italy, nephew of
former Governor of Mas**achiisett*i in
who Inherited ?8T*O.O?n with i I
two years, yesterday filed? petition I
bankruptcy against him. Judge Hoi
appointed Prederli k ? '. McL
??fivtT on application of Leaser Brother?
who i-r?st ntt-il an elaborate ?tatemen
of his affairs 10 th.urt.
er*g bond was fixed al only $2,500.
Leaser Brothers represented thes
creditors: Johnson & Murphy, $1,41-1
siat.-r K Morrlll, In ? $1,780, and th
BmaltB-0<oodwi*n Company, $2.?C-1, all oi
judgments obtained In September !??*?.
Lesser Brothers siiiil it was Imiiosstbl
to estimate the liabilities, but the:
would probably exceed s::?mi.?um. Thi
value <>f the aeseta Is unknown. Mi
Draper had fIi?iic?! many notes, the?
said, Indorsed many notes and wi
ble ai a guarantor. He Inherited $701),
??o?> from hia father, William F. Drap >.
of Hopedale, Mus--., and $130,000 fron
his brother, William P. Draper, Jr., wh?
died In Man h, 1900. A large ;
this money ins been sunk In unfoi
Investments In various companies and ii
mining concerns, H?1 sold hi house !i
Hopedale, Mass., In March, 1000, foi
?300,000 i., a relative. He In veste
$130,000 in the Draper-Hanson r??nri
pany, advertising agents; $100,000 In t!;.
Draper Realty Company, of Bayslde
Long Island; $30,000 in the l'i llllpi
Manufacturing Company, $240,000 Ii
mining ventures .uni other sums In vari?
ous companies, among which w? re th?
Bnug-and-Easy Shoe and Last Company,
the Qu?eens Match Company, ?'f Paaaalc
N .J ; the Hemenway & Draper Com
pany. which owns a patent on a form "I
chair; the Farrington Company, ol
Jamaica Plains, an Interest In an arti?
ficial rulii>f-r procees, and an Interest In
a concession In Costa Rica granted to
Holiifl White, of Boston, who died sud?
l?.- iras i''? lident "f ti"' Phillips Man?
ufacturing Company, of i his city; the
?Draper-Hansen Company. ii??- Draper
Realty Company, the Farrington Mi nn
facturlng Companj . ? f ?Boston; th< Coa
Treating Company, the Hilton Manu
fa? luring ? 'ompan> .the Sa , phin I: ? ? d
;m 1 Talking Mai liin? ? 'ompan: . the
Scholz Fireproof! ng ? m any, Lh? lm
perlnl Lumber Milling I'ompany an?! the
Drapei - l-al ham Magneto Com | mi I le
w , also Interested in the Kim Lanaun
Car Company, the Bon-en Manufacturing
Company, the Imperial Lumber Milling
Company, the Ne> da Salt and Borax
? 'ompan*. b nd i he Lake ?Jupei ? Sold
?in?l ' '"!'i??'i' Compan? He i>-? i<I $1.".
for sto' k in the i 'nit? : Stati i Ihn i
Compnny, giving $23,ooo cash and h
.*-1 ?_-.",.- m ?? i note from Ro Roas, u ho
I h?*i?l the stock as collat?ral and sold II
! II?? purchased $30O,i Uli worth ?.:
; in the Mexl? an M? In la < 'omi n n; lij i?ay
.'ii.<iiin cash and $40,00 I not? . The
cash wai ?borrowed from 0?*forg?'K Ktlth
ami others, i" ? horn he tu-signed the
j sto? k as collateral, und t;i. ?mi nn> has
obtained h judgment agalnsl ***i i ?i el
ni ?m the notes Ilia real est?t?'a
gii .- is und? r fore? lo?"are; hi iin- r
??st.-'i In Borne land al Hnrl n, Ky., but
tl:?. title is disputed. II?- ,,vi n.s
?if various companh-i lh? va le ol wh'? h
is un' ? rtaln.
It Is Mid thai n??!. - foi ipward of $30
?mm? purporting i?> bear ?us signature,
whi? ii w< re n? gol Ii t' 'i by ?i n.i iton
broker, ha? e I irn? d out i?. b?
?,ti l the broker v,..s Indicted in Bo
Mr. Drai ?is ? if.-, i.ii- D, Drapei
tained s dh <?r ?? from blm In K< nl in ky
< ighl '- "is ago, and he had (" pi ?*?'?.
S00 a year alimony, and prooertj i?? 'ie
amount of $100.000 ??. - pi i In the h i
ol m istees i?, guarantee \*n menl ->\ the
u ,mi?.n- .
MARRIAGE MARKET PROSPEROUS.
? .i oui )? th? 'l' ' i!* V*
l | h (hui III- n i S
?i during IM I. In 11
ill In il???
mparod tvftli U.tSZ In IMQl
' i . i, v ,1 .,., - md 'n
? , lip ,. ., .i?Hing ??n n RI Ii?
FIRE SWEEPS OHIO TOWf
Does $2,000,000 Damage
Washington Court House.
Columbus Ohio, Doc. 36. -Washing!
Court House, Ohio, is being swept by
dr.- to-night which threatens t?. deatr
a large part of th.- city. It is said t
total loss thus far ?s nearly S'J.? M ?1,1 M m
Among the buildings burned are t
Masonic Templa the Btutsen depar
men! store, the Imperial Hotel. Dahl
Milllken's wholesale grocery store, t
i'. ti?. Hardware and F*urniture ?*..r
pnny's Btore, the l?i< ?-Marks Hardws
Company's store and offices of tl
Hamm Fertiliser i'ompany.
TO STRIKE IN'"FIRE TRAPS
Hebrew Trades Point to Resu
of the Triangle Trial.
It was announced yesterday by Bei
i v. ? ii t.'In, general organiser i
: nitcd liebres Trades, consisting ?
about ...j.. hundred Past Side union
i suit of the verdict of a?
case ?.f Harris .v.- Blanc
proprletoi " he Triang e ?**alst fn. tor
I he Cniti d Hol i ev. Trad ? i had rle? Id?
t?. ?i, pinre stt II ? :? n till factor!? ? thi
wer? :n ti
The affl -. . Ion , he aid, lia? ?? it
Lhf n. ati,I their walking ?lei,
have i.? en empowered t.. make s
h? fa tori.s ami or?l?
strikes In an- >.r them thai can b
clas! ? traps, Ihe walkouts t
? ntll ii1." im.'' ? mad
THREE PERISH IN FLAME!
Mother and Two Small Childre
Die in Buffern, N. Y.. Fire.
S inVm, X T., Dec. 30. A fire whl?
death 61 Mi v. James Hak.
and two children, Lillian, live years ol?
and Ethel, three, broke out In a hous
? i i... Charles s?-oin and occuple
b? V bra ham Stevens and .lames Bakei
Mi st.vi :-. w ho lives on th? *li
Inlshed his dlnm r n h? n he .li?:
cover? ma ke pouring from Ihe bai
door leading t.. Mr Baker's apartment?
!'?? Immediate!? ran upstairs, and upoi
ng to ..p. ,i the main door found i
locked. He forced the door, and as i
way flam? s b trsl Into bis fac?
knocking him downstairs and burniui
him severely about the fa? e. The flr
was soon extinguished when the en
glnes an i ed. The bodies of Mrs. Bakei
and ihe Iv.Ildren were found Ij ing oi
a bed fully dressed. All three wer.
but tied beyi d r? ognition.
The origin ?u th? Arc Is unknown, Mr
i ad on? other daughter not l? Ini
home ?? '" Ihe Are starb d
TWO, SPECTACULAR BLAZES
B'jih in Factory Ditiict Keep Eire
men Bogy Two Hours.
i | ri ; i ? : ' ' i. i. f I.angfoi
i id ? i in.? from i! n. ? oYlo.
H lim fr? m fl twi ?alarm Un ai
\ o . nd !'?-' w ooat? ' street, and u one
alarm tire al N ' '???< Broom?? ?tri. t Both
made Un ? p? rotechnlc ?lispls ) ?
i h? ' M '? wa al Ihe \\.....?,. r street
place, n .ta ted ??n i he t?.!' n?...i ol a ?Is
.-!? ry ??it build - oon as Langford
saw n was In Mi midst of an Important
n. nal,! i lei he caused a second
alarm to b? turned The tire ?as con?
fined to Ihe '".. ii-.?..' of the building occu?
pli d | ? . | .,. ? Waist ? 'ompan* and
th.- Kl? ini" ' '"ompan) Aft? s
ir-i,- ..i a?, houi the flamei were ? ?tin?
ji'?li. .i and lhi prim .i'-'?i damage, ..f |**n.CO?,
i?n? II. ' i the i iiii.1
The fin-men h .1 just relui m d t.. Ih? lr
,i tai oi ? sere ? all. .1 oui '.. Ihi
i;,,,, ,, . ? ;. ' ;.. The flame? were busy
?m ih.- third IL "i <?! the i"it building, In
ti,, i ore room ol M L Radio, msnufsctur?
n ol I. alher goo i Th? spread rapidly
p. the fourth snd fifth floors, occupied bj a
manufacturei ol women's clothing ii re?
iiuir? i an hi ork to gel this ?re
und? r control Th? loss was pla? ed at
'. , Ou
LAO WITH BPOKEN NECK DIES.
1--.l ?. .n .1 ? ' ??. Ih? sevenl ? '. ' .?i old youth
m i i, ?? a? brok? n b? sn
ran hin ? >? I In fi ".it ?>f th? i lot? I
At.n Ki ds) night, died ? at !? ?ins
i ii,. u,,..?. \. n Hospital li
m ,. n, excellent ?pirita last ni',*lu. slthougl
, uutlon? .1 '.lie1 ? i ? I? ?m mov? ment ol ih
i ?,. a" or nicli ?.?. ? >. 11 ? i m. un I
a. an. and hi talk? .1 and |ok? .1 ?? Ith the
hospital ,'...i"i nt? and nurses and ?|xik<
I lo : n.,-. ... In th" ward n<... him
>,,,,, ii- ,ii n dnlght howe?A r, h? n
p,I |p|o liiicoiiM?-In leas and died
BRITISH REVENUE INCREASES.
i., ndon i " The revenue of n?.
foi ih- -niai 1er .mi, ,i i,
.h , . smouiila t-. ' ?'? ? M?.l i ? ??.i.
i i i -, i . i 'i m h m oc reane of u,-,
, 1,13e i, a ? ">t pared H Ith 191 ft,
ATHLETES SAVE THIRTY
Two Drown When Skaters Break
Through Ice at Hockey Game.
SIX BARELY RESUSCITATED
College StudenPDives Into Deep
Water and Brings Up Many
Melrose, Mass., Dec. ?30. Two hoys
v.. :. drowned and six others required
medlcsl attendance t?< rave their lives
un."i thirty or more ?-Raters v. eta
thrown into the \vat.?r of Daw's Pond by
the breaking of thin Ice to-day. Bar-1
gent Flagg, twelve years old, s?.n of J
Gardner Flagg, and Hugh Mclntyre, "r
?;???< iiwii.nl, were ?roaned.
Onl) the heroic work ?>f some yonn;
athletes who l?3ap?ed in;?, the pond and
dragged ??nt the struggling boys pre-,
vented greater loss <>f life. Among the
rescuers w??r?? Clarence Wanamaker an.i
Bdward McCarthy, Dartmouth students;
Donald Hanson, of Harvard; Elmer
w.:i lamaker, captain ?>f the Metros ?
High School hockey (?ram, and Dettmar
of ihe Msssachusettf Agrlctilt
ural College. Junes ?livoii repeatedly
Into the deepest <>f the water and brought
I a? k a l.oy en? h tim?'. 11?? als?? recov?
ered the bod; of Flagg. The police we/re
still grappling to-nlghl for the Iwdy of
th?- other victim.
'I'll'- :i i ??i. I:' hS '?? ' Ii.-.l :il til?' ClOM if
the annual hockey game of the Melros.
High School learn and Melrose High
Alumni. ?One of the boys, Hugh Mcln?
tyre, stepped ??ii .m Ice cake which be
came separa . ! from tin- main ?body of]
. v\ ith i im ii:'?i :i spa? e Of
open water near the ihore Many gath- '
?i??i around, all Intent on extending
some .'??i ?" Mclntyre, when suddenly
iii" ledge of ?.n -.. hi? b thej arete
standing ku\o way, throwing them int?
water ten t?'?'i deep Amid screams and
cries for ix-in the young men n*ho Iwd
been ? t r * ndlng the hockey game Jumpe i
i?, the i-esciie and succeeded In assisting
all I,ut two "i Hi???" struggling in the
lo i he mean i Ime M? Intyi e, w hose
II imlit had caused Ihe disaster, dlsap
d, and ?? sii|.|,"Si-<i t?. have slipped
from i in- Ice i a ke and droa n? d. He was I
missing from ins home to-nlghl and his
relatives arere aiding the police in thai
? i" h "f the i'"iiii for his body.
Physicians worked over six of th?- ?boys !
v " were in the mosi serious condition, '
tr?Batlng Albert Robbins, fifteen; Arthur
Gulro, eleven; Raymond Kehoe, four?
teen; Lan-rence Redlngton, fourt?een;
Harold Redlngton, lifteen, ami Donald
\ inton, fifteen ? ears "id.
ROCKEFELLER' TO DELIVER
Head of Tarrytown Y. M. C. A.
Asks Him ior $35,000 Offer.
When s pH?.!- m:, n get* oui of a Job, then
Is up sgalnsl it. laugh?*-. i.,??-k John D.
I!" kef? Ii- i on the telephone ? ?terd
i? i n? ??ii. when Roben C Patterson, presi
?!? in "i the Tarrytown I'oung Men's Chris?
tian ??ssociatl'-n, told him lh? association
i ad ral ? ?! 165 O?O lo? . rd the 1100,000 build?
ing fui d, and was reed* t. ???
chock for *::'..?i"". ;.s promised conditional!
??n tin- h hole uni" nit h? ii i i ni-. .1
.Mr U'icK.-f. II. r. Who || .?I I'.? ?nui?-?. Ihi!
Rtipulated he would Km lhal sum if the
niton actuallj raised real money, not
promises. Kor two days tii?- member? ol
--'?' iation li?v? b? ? n a orklng like
i. .ij.ui ? and ubscriptloi - hav? i., n re-1
..i\.?i ir? m $i up t?. $.v?. Une subst-rlptlon
?.r $1.1(0 hui . ? ? h il ? iti rda and this
n all? wyn Mi Itoekel? llei '? ol
The association would not glv?
? i n . ?ub i ii..;. bul ii i- bell? \.-.i lo have :
i,. .n John l' Rockefeller, ji . win? sub-1
-, riii.il B.000, and \\ .is read; t.. help the
iation win Ins father*! int.. ej
the Food Biils
Mrs. Martha McCulloch
William?, author of the
at tides en paper bat*, cook
cry, in which housekeepers
have been to greatly inter
c-tcd. has prepared another
?cries cu "Culling Down
ihe Food Bill- No w?.man
who is trying to solve this
most vital problem should
miss ihe series, which will
To-Morrow s Tribune
A COLLARLESS STATESM
Neckwear Continues to Bot
Cincinnati, Dee. 96. Senator La 1
l.t?. s collar continues to give him gl
trouble. He spoke in Music Hall 1
to-night, and, as at Da>t??n yeaten
his n??ktie and collar bothered 1
early in the gum?', it was only a
minutes after ho began to speak t
li?- removed the troubleaome articles
HIS WORD HIS BOND
Prisoner Returns to Jail Af1
Relieving Destitute Family.
Balem, Ore., Dec. 30.-?Honor bound
return t<> serve out bis life sentence
soon as he had earned mou- y with wh
to pa) off s debt he owed his father
i law, William Mack is back in th.- ]>o
tenth?**} again after an absence of !
.Mack Is enti nee f?>r t
slav in;, of George Carter at ?.ran
Pasa That he might have money w
which to defend himself at the trial, I
father-in-law mortgaged bis home <:?
. rnor '.Vest 'earn,'.; that Mack's fan
w.-.s ?i? tit"',". Bidding Hi?' prison? r
go oui end earn enough to pay off t
mortgage and proyid. something for l
famll). the Qovel nor i ? teed M ? ? ? I
the niHu'fi word is ????curUy.
WOULLT WED MRS. SUYDA
But New ?Jersey Man's Off
Causes Only a Laugh.
Mrs. i.?;iii?e Lawrence Buydam, who l?
:?? i former Irish;.ml. Waiter Llspenard 3u
dam, Jr., ihe wealthy yachtsman "f B!
?-1. nd. o. . lope Ith i-'i
Noble, of Brooklyn ha? received an iff
?a marriage from a Morristown, X J., ?m
.. u ., ? he is a nobleman.
r But Mr*. Buj dam only la g ? ?? ?? ) oui
"?'oble read the lettei alo id las! night
ose) apartment, at So, ?',- Wesl .
street, and d? 'lared her love for her !.<<?
Invar was as strong a?' ever and that ;!'i
would be married as soon as the o it
An Interlocutor] decree of divor e vt
stanted her husband on September M i
Justice i.'lark In Blverhead, Long Isl?n
u n;i< no' died until four days later, Th
would i ,'t teake ?t absolute until the r.il.
?J|e Of I" It Week
? i thought Fred und i won'.I i.e marrie
right after N ?\ "feur's." said Mrs. Buj
dam, "but I Lain now that court does n<
?n ,i.i ii Januai ?? !? .'i so al Ri???? he i I, ?
thai the papers . annol he i Igned until t'l.-t
Bui the moment the) are signed we .?HI ?
i a; i i.'i.
SAW A COUNTESS AT LAS'
Messenger Boy Also Got Hand
shake and a Dollar.
Oeorge t*lai k, of No. 31*1 TI Ird a
?as a real live? i ountei ? yest. rila; . He I
'? .? fourteen-year-old messenger boy who ha
1 read of :.?? lilt] In the no* ipapers since hi
was ten He had ?? en a f. ? kings and em
perori In \?..\. bul slways he hud hoped t<
See I .III!. tl< bl? !?' I'-ell 111 tile fleSh.
His chance cam.- ?.? terday, when
sent t?. th. White 8tar liner Olympic wll
Ian armful of roses foi the Countess Bli^n
daughtei "i Ambu isadoi Lelshman, \evei
? had roses been more carefully guarded by i
fourteen-year-old. Clerk found the Blroi
suite of roqms and knocked nervously >.i
j tin- door, win. ?: a maid opened
"l ? t in- i ount ? ? In ?" he asked.
"No." i? i lied the m Id I will lake the
"? ih. no, fait? i >''i ' 'Isi u. i musl give
them to I he ,??. int?
The maid wasted no words "ii th. boj
I |e had t., ??i i .? up oi '~o .? ? i>. so h"
hsndtsd her ih.ees The door
Snd Hi?- errand of < ?PPSI ent ly WOB
It was n-ai salllns time, and the bo*
ran ? risk of golns oui with th? Olympic
an i being put ashore with the pilot. Bui
??.hat was that when one m'?lit tee t real
Presenil) the Countesa Blron h'irrled
trom in?- .??'. k to her room .? repoi tei
who had been Islklng ??.ith her heard Ihe
boy's story, ami he told it t.. the countess.
She cam?? mil IntO Ihe con ?dot and Mull, d
.ii"?n Hi?- little messenger His patient
curiosity amused her, and sha .?i.k his
hand, ii" ii'it the ship as one In s dream
ami when he awoke upon the pier he found
? crisp ?h-iiai Mil In the hand the real
i ?. misas had shaken
LAUTERBACHS INJURY BETTER.
i Edward Lauterbach, who was taken to
j th?- Mount Sinai Hospital mot.- than a
week ago sufferlnt from Injuries to bin
kn? e ... elv? ,1 in sttemptlng to board ?
i Broadwa) car, win be able to leave the
? Institution m .. fi v la) ?, a?.ling lo .?
I statement given out bj the hospital au?
' u.m Ith las! night it was feared a few
??..? ? ago thai h si leus - a.-, of ? ,? ,,,
Ih? knee mlghl develop, '???i bIim . n,, n | ,
In |ur? d leg has mad? favorable progr?
THE. SEABOARD FLORIDA LIMIIED
SAVES A NIGHT ON SLEEPI R
i?? I'.i I... Iles? h L?"l '*??-?? V..rk n p, .\. M ,
si Palm it. ach neil e?.enlns It) i ? r y
mi -i', i Pullman? electric 11 ?.? ? < ? <. i s, ,.
boert An I.in, Ry? ll?l B'wa) -Advi
!_. SEIZED AS KW
Dressed in Boy's Attire Whe
Arrested Near Nyack.
SHE AND MAN LOCKED Ul
Police Believe the Pair Kno\
About Many Burglaries in
Nyack, x. v.. D?sc. ?'!'? ?special? Th
countryside hereabouts is greatly inter
ested In the arr.'St ?>f a Mxteen-year-ol
girl, dn ssed In boy's clothes, last nis-h
who was c-augbt :is she and a mau wer
about t?i enter the fa? t??ry building of th
Hlllburn Bronze Metal Works.
Kstelle McEIro) was the name the gii
gave. Hei hair was cut short and wor
uiii!?>!- :i golf cap. ?Before submitting t
arrest she gave Constable Slarln ? "has
over the country roads for more than i
mil??. It Is believed by the i">li<-?- ihn
Estelle and her male companion, Fred
erlck Monroe, are responsible for a serie
of recent robberies committed In th
vl' Intty ? f Buffern. Both priropera wer
loi 1<"'I up in the Rockland County Jail.
r..n ???;ibl"< BiMej and Slavln w?r? i
ii". outskirts last night whsi
they saw Bsl lie, trousers, cap. short hal
an?i nil, dart under a stairway of th
fa? tor>*. Monroe was p?>. -ins*; Into a win
do? of the building, and stooped t?? pid
lip 0 -t ?no, While ihe constables re
mained In hiding t" nee what was sbou
to be i"- i trated. Monroe, it is alleged
hurled the stone through 'h*- window an?
lh? u ?? ' ? d to the -iirl to follow him in
,\t thai moment the ? onst ibles ?pounce?
upon him and made him a prisoner. Ks
teile ?lid not wall t?> s.?.? what fate befel
h?-r comrade, bul hurried down the roa?
at sprinting speed, unhampered by petti'
Slavln is considered s fast runner him
self, yel it was only after a mile .has?
thai he caught his quarry. She main
talned <?' ttolcal silence when hroughi
back and refused t?. be I'd into maklni
an? Incriminating statements,
Monroe is said to have s uife and
three children in Xew Jersey. Ho and
the girl will be held for the action of the
grand jui v.
MRS. HASKBLL A SUICIDE
Was Daughter of Former Collector
Magocn of the Port of New York.
?_.'. Dec M Mrs Fredt i Ick T. H a - -
kell, wife of the vtee-prcstdent ?f the nit
nota Trust and Savings Bank, ?ii--??l thh
afternoon hi ?? hoapltal. sin? ba-l ahoi her?
*-??)f through Ihe ri-i.i t?'iii|?le.
.Mrs. ii:i.?i..li. i fore her marriage, u.i??
Mis* M.'ns Magocn, of Ogd-ntsburg, N V,
iilii-i- at ..n?. tin.- was Collector of the
Port "f New York
Frh m - thai Bhe had i iff ?r? -l from
?i sii.ii, Indisposition, but h."l n'nai? i ?-. n
I and \?.an apparently In the ?? -'
of s It* last night .in . arl ?<>-?!-?\-.
Mi.?-- Ilaskell was known ;?-? a eoclety
;i!i<i i'.- wife of a t'-ading financier
Arrangements had been m .<i? '?? the fam?
ily for a dinner to-night In celebration of
the thirtieth anniversary of Ah and .Mis.
ii. ;.-'.'? wedding day, and guesti had I.i
in th" mornlni* i?he ant witting In the
ni.i.it 'viii. lier husband and ? niece, ?lis
, m--n-,- Hie it' i ??-..' celebration. Bhe sud?
.1.-ily excused herself, wenl to ihe kitchen
und '?i i" it" .'?<? "tot member, have ?
??.I dlnnei to-uishl
ghe entered another room, and shortl)
afterward i shot \>-s heard. Her husband
ran t?. the r?. and f??"ii?l her <?n tin- fl-"?r
>,? iiii a lull', i wo nd i her i mpte, Bti ?
wa* hurried tu the hospital, where she
ilk ,i -<-v.-! ?il hours lat< i
GUESS AT LINER'S POSITION
Arabic Expected Early in Morning, Re?
ported ?H:? Miles East of Sandy Hook
There wai much speculation la shipping
circle? -;' rdaj i on? ? inlng the when
abouts "f the White Btar ?ncr Arabic,
?Ahull was ?lu?- in port earlj In ?he morn?
Vrcordlng t<? o tslreless r.'i>ort r?>
,-, i',,! from her <> i Thursda - ?? iras Tun
mil?'* rest of Bandy llimk ?it l:SI i. m ??n
thai day, and from thai i">-i?i<>n should
have nui? ? port yea tenia),
Sothlm was Ivard from lier until late
t.,.. night, when ? message rame through
ttutlai Rial she vu i"" miles southeast <>f
-,,i i, l l nd .?i I -i r.hix. Thlx
would ii" about ;v> uni - east ?>f Band)
Rook, sad ?it thai distance sh? raaaot make
v,,n before Monde) forei.n. \ represen?
lative <?f ii??* line raid lasi night the AraM?
nail undoubtedly met with lieav) weather.
-,xii!? h held her tack ?nd Ihe alrefc as >? ?
,.,,11 i,i Thursda) was piobebl: lacot**-*ct
ONE NIGHT OUT 10 PALM BEACH.
l-AVTONA, UHMONIi BT M ? ?l S'l IN i:,
,,? , |- : m . .|'ii. ke ll i" Miami m.I ||a
? i i .n.1.1 si?.. Ul. Mlantiu Coast
Line, t trains dally? ISA Broadway.?Ad?**l
TAFT BRINGS PEACE
OUT OF DUO
Confusion and Delay of Much
Discussed Dinner Forgot
When President Talks
REPLIES TO HIS CRITICS
Banquet Held Up One Hour and
a Half by Mismanagement
President Alone as Com?
mittee Revives Itself.
rrcsidttnl Tail roae nwpretaa -?t-ova
th.. dient*?, of ?iie peace ??nner in th?
Waldorf l??t Bight, ?'ith the beginning
of his spe^h all the troubles ami ?!i??*?i'
pointmcntS '??er ihe ai-rangements <rt
the i..in.|.iel and the delays In Kettln*; It
started were fo*rgott?*n, and the oalj In?
terruptions came from the 'it-plans.- th.it.
niark.-d his telling points in the ?l?-fen??e
of the pnipose?! arbitration treaties \? id
England ami Fram ?.
In a si ce? h of nearlv nn hour's d ira
tlon he took up all the objections that
hi've he.-n mail?? to his peace pi? .?ramMi?
ami the arl.itration treaties that have
already been drafted, and answered tot h
m' tlmm with mast.rly u?owing ??r k??en
[ridicula, T me an?l ?Kiiin h?- h;nl to
pause for 'he chean of more than ?dght
hundred men ami women to di?- oeraf,
ami when he had fini^hed it was ni.my
nlnutas before his auditors srare wll log
to ceas?- their applause and I?-t the other
speakers have their turns.
First pointing out Ike "|>|>ortunity of
this country t<> eectire lastins* peace an-1
?lulei In the ?'?ntral .?merman i.-k?oii. h.
soon passed to the gn;it md dominant
?iiiestioii m tils prograiBiae of the
traatlea telth Kngl'ind and Frar.ce, whl? li
he said he b?s!i.-ve?J I?> be the first slep.-i
ir. world-whje arbitration. We are ?n
a position to lead the w??ri?l in tho mal?
tet of pent e," he said 'We have .l??n?
il in ih-se tw<? traatlea, and the w..rl?l
l.xks to us to continue."
President Tafts Address.
John Temple Gravee had ghrea up n.n
slderable of the tirst part ?>f his s|?aach
a;; toast master to denying that
had been any disci?! in arranging th?*
dinner, and President Taft begun by
some j.?...?. referen??es to the ?-tupha.?h
Mr. crave.-, nu?i laid <?n ihe ?jaecsful
character of ail the dinner aegottetlom
Mr. Tafi rontlnued:
i ..m u?. favor ??i i-... ? . arn In favoi ??
|'. a. e in ,u. ,,.1, , w n.u
I liaan by u..:; Is lil.it \..- ai ...Ih a .
deal aooul peace aim stilt nave .??i
orator on peac? ? ? g .?
Joli hj in? I :.;.'????!i in .i..., Iwa? Il
un in the neignuorntMO. t will tn.
tain- tin- liberto nere .?i suggtuiing an oa
p..i tant v? i ? en preserving
nei . i .m- v.u. (a ;a.u ;.- ?:. ....
'1 ni? , .ni,.. ..- divided m?o North, .
and Central Amerl'S, < otiiuimru . ?.. i.. -. -
? ne countries, ".ith tn?- Uoratnon ol ? iu?
a?J? Ja Boutn Ameres the ?tabtht)
governments lias marvellous!) merca
in.- last twent) year?, i am so
?aim- ming Is i...; i rue in 'entra
where there ure uve republl? t A? ? ? tin :
thai s.-ou?,n ,.i mon ..n
poriant ?m ac? u ml ..; ti .,.:-.
ihe I 'an.un.i ? ... ..I alai th? . ? i .
men i a*e art tnor? awan ..i th? la?
Btahllil. ol ? i. - ..... . nn ? ?i.t ?. It U
dut) .s the !? .e'.-i- repuolic m tho hemi?
spl ? : ?? m :? nd our assist ? ? n
10 - ? t 11 ose .??" loi I oi 1 .in
lain ii;.- ? iii-i. n of their p opl ?
l am nol | to discus? M
I>< ?? irin? '?.-. iglu It li i .a -, : ... do? u?
ment that shapes it -? ii ac? ordli g tu 11
thusiaam i tne ?t,? ??? ,i<> uses it. I
th,- ground that we an th? large ai . ,
pei m,s an i powei fui n? Ighl or al
republic? and thai ?'ith I ?. ? i?J
power end stsbilit) wi repi seni .?., si?
chsrged with t..? respoi . .lilt) of helping
th? ac republl? s to I per | nsition
aiiions tne nation? of th? ?yorid H '
is one thing ihe growth ??* > : > ? i.. ii?.?n
should impress on us n Is the relation o?
nation to nation and the obligation ? t the
strong to li? lp tin- ?.?. ? nk.
I hardly need :.?<?..nut the trou U
these republics and those ol the ?A'esl lu
?lii-s. There is a profession down Uiure
that I? more locrative and more certain in
Its returns thsn either the lew, medicine
<>r the clergy, it Is revolutionising In
Santo Domingo up o> a t< W '.mis a.n they
...uld almost mark time i?> the r?volu?
tions. But aft.f a while. a> accident, and
design. tOO, in B Way, We K"t ?' ntiol of Hin
custom houses In Ban to Domingo Then
we get. Into a contract b) which ???
t?. collect the revenues und pay i'i per cent
of them ii:r.' i See V. rk '.?uk and pay or?
th.- Buropean creditors, and SI per cent ef
the revenues) we ssi?eed to us.- t., pa) ihe
running expense? <?f ti:? republic.
After a '?'Mat deal ol ils? ?Ion th. s li?
?t.- L*onfli*med thai treat?., and in the las?.
ii?..- years we have nearly i aid ..it the Ku?
i-..|,e,m debt and have vox, the go? ?rnmenl
of th.- Island with more money than ?i ever
had t.. run It before. There has !>? <ii no
revolution. Boms general? ind lleutenani
generals <.n?i major gen?rela have been in
the offing, but the) lia ven'I ?,?>t oi Bhotre,
i.ii'i the reason wh) was Berause they
Louldn'l ,? t .mid ot ti,. custom hous? i,
which made the proht ??f a revolution.
The United Stat.-s onl) has the uowei te
. oll. . t the .ist oms and tu protect Us iK' nts
who are coDectlng the customs It ha.?- no
power o. lam? an arm) and ?top .. r?volu?
u,n The) can ~<> off In th?. bosk? md
unlit SB ii.',-. revolutions as u?. ? en?
hut ih? ? ' an'l di? i u i. i he ollectlng
v? have drawn treaties of the same kind
with files ragua and Honduras, Hoitduraa
is a country thai inns serons the isthmus,
ami even tim? iwa of ill.??,, countries
down then- e,.| nit?, trouble with ? o i?
the> use Hondura? a? i tw? nl
f ?>t ring to fight It out Honduras has
t.. k.?.|i up a Hg standing arm) t.? ke.p
?>ut of int. t national quarrels She had .?
foreign debt ..f ftf.iW.OOO. and the interest
ran It up to |i:;.'??>.<?.' The creditors were
willing t" scale it down to s seeur?M |
,,; <;i 00,1 ? end Hond iras l?orro?ved ?
i..',o " \" pa) i he d.- and ha?. ? ? ?
left to run th.- government and pa? fcr
llileiiial imt'i uveiii.nl -
To Defend Collecting Officers.
in the treats proposed between ihe
l nited Slates snd Honduras the l
St.it.. agrees t.. recommend to Hie ttscal
Sg nt <>i th.- loan the eollectlna oltl? . rs
wlu> m? t.. take the reven
curit) of the loan, and ihe I'nited ?states
reserves the i-IkI.? to defend th...?- colls/ct?
Ing ??til? era it d.??-n't evro t.?ke .m obll?
(?atioll to defend them The mere IntlmS?
tli.ll lliat it ?an ^?. down there and point
a f. w guns Int.. th.- interior is ill that is
needed lo bring peace and preserve ii
The same si.it of a treat) WUh Ni
??na is in the ll?nate, and i say that it i?.
uiir dun t.. make th..s. tn sties It Is tn..t
than foolish to dtacuss whether the Monroe
Doctrine empower? us to go In ami protect
thus.. Countries sgainsl ihe rol!<Pctt**M of a
loielg*n ?Ichl This Is oil? iUt) We are th
?.'leal In? llolti.-l of the?e little tuition?.
anil It I? ?nu dut) to help them oa the
rit?;lit ioa.1. ?'spe.-hilly when It doesa'l co?r
us anithliiK We have to send ?>ur navy
down there snyway, when they k?*i t?i
fighting, ?ini they wait around until the
little republics begin to spproprtate for
elgn prop.rtx and tken we nave K??t to In.
terfere it all ...mes to the ?ame ?hint* In
Ihe ?n.l ati?l COStS ju?t as m n h
Those are tl.-h countrlea down thera and
all the) need i? a little development, i ask
m,- Influence ..t this association for th?
continuation ol those treat', s m the ?ten
ate \n?l I ,?>k if I ha?en't carried out my
promise lo polni to s place where we caa
put mu linger down and niak? p,.n ,? right
a w ? \
To Com? t" a more important cas- inore
imp,., taut be.au??? it deals with bigger tfS
1 oiitiiiii???! mn third page.