Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'New-York tribune. (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924, November 18, 1912, Page 3, Image 3',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
UBI INKS CRITICS
Those Who Cry Loudest Against
Official Rigors Would Be First
to Offend, Re Says.
DOESN'T EMPLOY SPIES
Information About Contraband
Abroad Comes to Him Through
Treasury Agents in Eu- ,
rope, Collector Asserts.
Ajt Nee York customs officials mun?
it? rs Are ttfnvsllsrs humiliated by
baggage inspectors on the pi?-rs ot this
,it> to an extent that is une?iualled in
?ny other port on the globe? Does
rigid Inspection of baggage foster
-snuggling, sa senne peppery critic? of
Tolle tor William Loeb, jr., maintain?
ther Inejulrtos were ?n
81 night by Collector Loeb In
an interview srith a Tribune reporter.
lor'a defence of his tactics
plainly Indicate! that ha is ? macjaajj of
a dut.? to perform. Bines he is em
i by n government which has
asd II wise to?enfor?'e duties on nu?
merous 'ini ortHtlons, he has an old
iashioned .onvlction that a Job that is
worth iking at all is worth doing well
As for the rest, he smiles j?atien*!y?
good-naturedly even?wh-n an old
I'r.end comes back at him.
Collector Loeh lias be?Ti on the job In
tide port four years. In that time he
has asen Um collections on personal
luggage mount up from ?-Unum?? to
??800,000, And that, he says, is only
h part of the general programme of re
fern*, arhlch l.e has worked out for
Uncle S.m Rut such a marked in?
crease in the amount of duty paid on
??ersonal baggage in four years was not
?. a used entirel\ by the increasing popu?
larity of Kuropean shopping trip? on
the pert of ft hionable American?. Mr.
l.oeh rather modestly admits that it
atoara In a large degree that Uncle
Sam i- getting a bigger share of hi?
, legal dues than lie has In times past.
"Has hum i nature changed a great
h . OUT time. Mr. Loeb?" he was
u.-kcu The Collector nodded bis head.
Can't Play Favorites.
Bup) said he, "that I should
take UM advice of some of my criths
and establish a system of discrimina?
tion hy saying whose baggage should
he Opened and examined and whose
: not. N'o doubt tlTeic are many
ex?ellent men and women in New York
und ail over the country, some of them
Msnds of mine, who make a truthful
dfldaratkm of their effects. Indeed, the
majority of them do. But suppose cer?
tain of th?sc were placed in the exempt
class How long would it be before I
would have a new ?et of critics, who
would be crying corruption?
"So, it Isn't possible to make fish of
one and flesh of another in collecting
duties or in examination of baggage.
aether. It used to be that way, and 1
have no doubt that many of those who
cry the loudest about having their bag?
gage examined on the pier are among
those who were permitted to escape in
gone by.. In a nutshell, my
friends who s?-?k to make monsters of
the customs men in New Y<>rk, as com?
pared with those in Kngland or In
many of the tariff countries on the i
C< ntlnejit, plainly do not know the sub?
"I will t?e ple-if-ed at any time to re
'hem in my office, and will be de
llghted to take them through the cus?
tom.? department and show them all
that ha.* been accomplished In securing
ised efllcletaey and honesty In this
I belters that what they find will
stand out In marked < ontrast with the
methods in VOgttS in previous admin
Comparisons Not Fair.
"It Is ?seteos to compare our methods
*"? ith those at Liverpool, for instance,
tshsra practically free trade exists.
Datte? in Liverpool are collected on to
. spirits, tea, silver plate and a
istt of other articles brief enough for
*-?"? ton to rattle off by word of
mouth. We have to b*- on the lookout
for dresses, diamonds, furs and a ho?~t
I Invariably concealed among
"ther panonn] effects in trunks, hand
"I may sav that the dttttefl on spirits,
tea, silver plate, etc , are not
80 likely to inconvenience the .same
- Of traveller- in Kngland as some?
times cry out against the ?nspe-tlon
Ida in New York. In England the
duties no not Induce smuggling among
lore. In America the duties al
epstl smtiggling-unless rigid In
It h almost too
tbnl Inspection must be
"*gid f. r.'i impersonal, it must be dont
thoroughly or not at all."
lector Loeh has been attacked be. j
maintain.- that tin sam?
' baggagS inspection as ob- j
on the ("anadian border ?s not]
bis to the Port of New York.
While Inspection has been more
?ii the border in the last few
than It ha? been during previous
rtlatratlona, it Is not possible even
' - be BS thorough there As in this
h?rt,"' Kail Mr. Loeb. "There Is com?
paratively little travel over the Cana
Ola:, border Compared with New York
'ne traffic is almost nil. Yet these are
?*? number of smugglers constantly at
v-ork on the border. Travellers have
basa eaasrht with dresses, diamonds,
furs la th?ir personal SdCsctS, Kvery
re.alls the case of Kran:; Par
'ridge, th? Nee York clubman, who
**a? ln?llct?*d in Vermont, and *.ho un
?ler hail fled to Krame, where he v*.as
iii<ntly in trouble with the Kreuch
customs officials end was caat into a
1 ranch prt-son. Partridge was caught
by ???ine ol my agents."
No Spie? in Europe.
Among other thlligs. Collector >ieb
beenaoenoedsf having paid 'spies**
>'. Kurope to RMS' tabs on the BOT?
?hase? of certain Americana who at?',
to say the least, ROl above suspk loo
"it it wots In rn* (nrteellctlon te? In
irt?tam the eflfl^fljpncy id my d**perte*?eni
MUSIC HATH CHARMS
BUT NOT FOR LABOR
Violinist Refuses to Give Up His $750
Stradivarius for Ten Thousand
Union Made Fiddles.
Chicago. ?ov. 17?Trouble started In the
Chicago Federation of Labor to-day be
?ause of the discovery that sume violin?
ists in the musicians* union were playing
old "Cremona" violins. Instead of violins
with union labels in them. Formal eom
Platnt was sent in by the Instrument
"I move that the communication he laid
on the tahle." said R c. Dillon, i violln
lBt of the musicians* union. "I play an
instrument that cost nie *M. |f j_ a
Strad.' and I wouldn't change It for ten
thousand union labels. I wouldn't give It
for a carload of union labelled instal?
"The position of the delegate Is unten?
able." replied Schlicht, a delegate of the
Piano makers' union. "It i_ preposterous
t?. suppose thai union men cannot make
OS good instruments as non-union BMO.
I suppose you think you are an artist?"
by legally apprehending suspicious
persons by means of agents abroad,
I'd employ that method, whether it
were agreeable or not. But the gov?
ernment does not require that I shall
use thosie methods. The 'spies' referred
to by my critics are confidential agents
employed by the Treasury Department
abroad The customs department cm
j Ploys no detectives in other countries.
, ?t baa, however, ways of getting con
fldrritlal Information through the
??gents of th*. Treasury Department,
and whenever they are employed the
ends usually Justify the means."
As for the charge that rigid Inspec?
tion fosters smuggling, Collector Loeb
regards If as a question whose answer
is too obvious to go into particulars. It
would require a long time to argue the
matter, but, he says, a careful search
of the records of the department, tak?
ing all things into consideration
growth of population, Increase In ocean
passenger traffic and increase of tariffs
on luxuries?w|U reveal that the notion
is a fallacy.
BY MANY PASTORS
( -ntlrnir?* from firm ?*-_???
grand Jury, and Indictments may fol?
The findings of Coroner Fhalen In
the Westport wreck are at present In
the hands of Henry I Sherwood, of
this place, a grand Juror, and may be
taken up by the grand Jury to-morrow.
Immediately following the accident
last night a wrecking train arrived.
More than fifty men were put to work
clearing away the wreck, but It was
not until 1 o'clock this afternoon that
the last coach iras removed
William J. Harbor, of N'-w York, the
only person so badly Injured that he
had to be taken to the hospital, whs
resting comfortably to-night and prob?
ably will be able to leave the institu?
tion within a few weeks.
New Haven. Nov. 17- The New
York, No** Haven ?ft Hartford Railroad
Company to-night Issued this state?
ment as to the cause of the derailment .
of the Merchants' Limited Express
last night at Greens Farms, In which
twenty persons were Injured:
The accident wss csuted by soife
thing giving away under the train and
dropping it into a switch, which de?
railed the train.
The tracks were cleared early to-lay
All of the injured, with the exception
of W. H Harbor, of New York, have
left the Bridgeport Hospital, where
they were taken after the wreck His
condition Is not serious.
Washington, Nov. 17.?A searching
investigation of the wreck last night
of the New York, New Haven & Hart?
ford Merchants* Limited at Green's
Farms, Conn., in which a dozen per?
sons were Injured, will be made by the
Interstate Commerce Commission.
Inspectors Howard, Bwasay and
H a wie y and Assistant K'-re.tary Mc?
Ginity, left to-day for the scene.
Commissioner MeChord t< legraphed
Richard T. Higglns, chairman of the
Connecticut Fubllc Utilities Commis?
sion, that he was unable to leave Wash?
ington at this time, but was sending
Mr. McGlnlty with the inspectora as his
I ersonal representative.
InopoetOfl Bromley, Duffey and Lyon
ttstt dispatched by the commission to
d.iy to investigate an accident which
occurred last htffht on the New York.
New Haven & Hartford line, near Pot?
CRASH ON NEW HAVEN R. R.
\ Putnam, Conn., Nov. 17?One man was ?
killed and another badly Injured early
this morning when an extra freight train
ran into UM rear of a through freight on j
the New York, New Haven ,*. Hartford
road. Just west of the local station. The j
trains were westbound.
The man killed was Harry I_ Rrook?. j
of Hast Hartford, h?ad brakeman on the ;
through freight. Jam*?? Shaw, of Pine
hurst, ft C.. in charge of a carload of
horses, had his legs sprained and was ?
severely cut and bruis.-d. He was it- j
i moved to a local hospital
| Th?; caboose and fifteen cars of the ;
?through freight were wrecked, and many ;
?others overturned, whll? the engin? of the j
extra was smashed and several of its c.rs
i damaged. The roadbed was torn up
\ MARCONI HAS GLASS EYE
! Inventor Is Entertained by
Princess Marie de Bourbon.
Yenice. Nov. 17. William Marconi mo4e
I Ma liist appoaronre t??-?lay since his re?
cent accident at a Inn?l-MMSJ given In ins
?honor t.v Pitneiaa Maria ftaitho. ""
j widow at Count ?arlos de Bourbon. Vr
'?? Mur.-uiii. ?-rh? suffered the loss Of hi"
I right ??>'?? In an iiiitomoblle collision n?*ar
| Perghstto on ?sptenih? -"?. \nnimt\soS
?v. r\ h.nly by Hi? naturalness of his np
pearaaee, lie arcara as n*tin?-i_i eye,
|whl.h has ben so ingeniously contri.- i
I thai it Is n??t to i?. distinguished fioiu the
| natural (>?? and win? u RMOOa "i <<,ri?
.pond,-n.-?- wiih the iiiuvcm.nts of the un
lnjureu optic. /
"I havo bese playing since I was nine
years old? I have played befor?* the
crown? d ln-ads of Europe,' -,.?1.1 Dillon.
"And the bald heads of America," added
Schlicht. "This artist talk is not busln.MS.
I wish to see non-union instruments dis?
"Do you mean to tell me I .should throw
away my 'Strad' because it has not a
union label?'* demanded 1 ?ilion. "You Bit
not musicians, but mechanics and arti?
sans. You don't understand what a mu?
"Don't lets's hear any moro about nrt
ists," said a del.-gat.- of the Hand ln
strmnsnt Make**"*1 Union, ?This artistic
i talk makes us tired. .Music from a tin
pan would sound .sweet to a true union
? niHii if the union label were on the tin
The trouble was stayed for the time by
the appointment of a committee of the
I warring unions to settle the matter.
Thomas T. Reid, Rich Montclair
Man, Shoots Himself.
IN PAIN FROM ACCIDENT
Awaits Opportunity When Nurse
Goes to Dinner?No Report
of Pistol Heard.
Montclair. N. J. Nov. 17. -Crazed by
pain from Injuries which he received test
Sunday night In an automobile accident.
Thomas Thyne Held, fifty-eight years old.
took advantage of the absence of his
nurse from the room at dinner to-night
and shot himself In the head on th? porch
of his home, No. 4? South Mountain
Mr. Bald, who was president of the
Dutibar Ba> and Dumber Company, of
No. 232 Eleventh avenue. New York Ctty, !
was alone In a new automobile last Sun?
day when he met with the accident II.
had been out to the golf links, and was
returning along Eagle Rocfe way wh.-n
the mach?n? ?kidded and crashed Into Sfl
electric light pete with such force that
il ?mashed the pole and hurled him from
the machine. He reootysd eesera soslf
wounds and othsc InJorlMk
Hugo Held, in another at hin btoth.i'
machlnes. was passing the spot BOOM time
luter. and found Thomas lleid lying un?
conscious In the road lie hurt i?-?l him
to his bom?- bore, and ataea then <
Jured man had been under th?* care <?*
Dr. Jame? S. Hrown, his family physi?
cian, and of a nuts?, lie assaflSd to flu
i.-i-iiveriiig. but repeatedly sempastosi si
terrible pains in the bead
This ?veiling, how. v.i. the patient
seemed unusually well, and the nurse
want sevra le dinner eitta the fai
When the auras rstarnetl ths bet was
aaapty, and Reid was found on tie poreb
outside bis cheanbet srindow, with a bul?
let wound In the mouth. BesMV blm La
An unexplained feel ?" <>t UM CBS8 was
, the fa.t that no msmbsr of the famll)
beard the report of a revolver and, m
lar as .ouid be Issrnsd, BOW of tb>
nslghben reaasaabsrsd bearing a -?hot
Ire?, although there area nothing foand
near the body ?,i.i?'h might base I ? ? D
used to deaden the nolm
Mr K'id. whs wa*. oi,. .,f the rl
residents of Montclair, leaves a w.t.- un?l
VALET PLAYS CHAUFFEUR
Runs 0. W. Gillette's Auto Into
Car and Lands in Jail.
.loset,h ? amenzlfid was arrested ?H-t
night by I'atrobna.-i Whalen. of Trafile
?quad c, niter an automobile ha arel
opera.irig, eentalnlng tars men and a
woman, struck a WSStbSUad troUSfl tar at
Nth street and Fifth avenue.
The fore- ?if tbf collision b-oke heth
lamps on the mii'hlne and damaged the
hood. Ths occupants "f ths sntoeneMle
hurrl'-d from Ufa Machine und Into the
I'anienzind was taken to V.r. \\*e<.f r/.fh
attest station, where h.? was etmrged
with re.-kl.--BS driving. There it develop??!
that be had BO ' hatiffeurs li.?? :r
that the number on the ear ??? not the!
of the owner. O. W. QlllsttS, of the Kitz
Carlton H?.'ei ti.? chauffeur arss Isehsd
up on three Bhargsn
Mr. 'illlette told the poll, e CamenzlnU
was his valet, not his chauffeur. Ha Bald
!;? bad three aotomohlles, and could not
tell until he liad seen th? car win. b on.
It was. and added that h? bad thought
the macbln-.s w ? TO in the (-'??? I
t'amenzlnd said he bad driven Mr <*ll
i?-tle to the Hotel PlaSS, and as be wat
leaving there two DSSS an?! a woman
-?topped ahn and ashed II that v-as Mr,
II. replied In the aflbiiiativ ?-, and t i ? ? - n
ans of tii>- neu asid they arsre friends of
Mr. tllllette. an.I ask?-.! blm to <lrl\<- th.-m
to the \Valdorf-Ai-to? i,i
THOMPSON DOES IT AGAIN
New York Clubman Married
Secretly in New Haven.
[Bj 'i alearaph la Th? Ti lb**a? i
N. w Haven, Noi 17 Poi the ? ? wd
tin,,- m ins career, Ralph 0 Thompson
Sseapsd bis Nse Tort i tub frf< nd? and s
foi mal wedding, winn i,, Sam to this
rity to-dnv and so-ui-d . tnSITiSge I
eanae from John Buckley, ctorh In th<
(ittl.e of Vital Statistic*, il was mar?
I tied by .lustii ?? oi the Peer? i-'i ,|. rieh
ii. be* mi? <i upon Ka* ? -, w ho i ? -
?ailed th-- tntin.i v -It paid Mat
Thompson, who came bei.- t.. be raarrled
Ii v.- years BgO with th? <li vm.-,.,). mrttg at
"Kid" McCoy. Thompson has sin.-, been
divorced from ths formel Mi* McCoy.
Thompson gsv? hleage to-dai ..- fort -
I four and ib.it "i bla bii-i- bj thliI II
! She guv?- her asms sa Mis Ma Nie Orar,
and l*er present realdence, ilk? thai .?t
? Thompson, as N.-w York City. Tn-hiidal
'. coopte i? turned to their b. in? to Bight.
Thompsoo, ? he wa? for tbr? ? r<
I coxswain of " ? -*el< crew, wa? gradu*
Iated irom the Shellleid Scientist School
in tb<- elss? at IS He was the eon of a
i kMaitb Saratoga m icturw ind m
1 m rited n lsrg< fortune. Us u proaal?sat
it? cluL Hi?.
PICE RAISES $13
Brooklyn Church Audience Had
Read of Doubts Cast Upon
HE REPLIES TO PUPIN
Youth Says He Has Paper to
Show He Is Member of Serbo
for His Father.
l'nrice Stefan NemanJIch-DushanJIch
spoke at the Reformed Episcopal Church
of the Re.-on. illation. Nostrand and Jef
**>r?on avenues, Brooklyn, last evenliKf in
behalf of the Red cross Society of the
Balkan Allfeo, Prtnee Stefan, who is stx
teen years old, took the place of his
lather, ?In*,, name l.s the same us his.
Prince St-fan, the elder, has been at the
?front, according to his son, and will he
? back In America shortly. The father Is
Scheduled to speak at Carnegie Hall on
; Noveinb? r 2. In behalf of the society.
The Rat*. Porey T. K.lrop, minister ot
the church, announced before the prince
BpOke that the money collected for the
BOCtety would be turned over to the treas?
urer. The prince had not IIported this
MM had come to the church prepared to
earry away a record collection. The col
1?( ti?m made for the BOOiOty amounted to
It might have been more but for the
suspicion of the prince's Identity that has
recently ariaoa In the minds of the people
of l,r..okl>n. He lives at th?.' Touraliu?, In
CHatOa street. According to him, his
father is suppcsed to be on a ship in the
The boy has n.ver been outside Ame?
rica. Th?- father is a militan man and
a Journalist and has several sidelines.
Professor Mldm. 1 1 1'uptn, of Columbia
t'nlversity. who Is the head of the Serbo
____ariCOa Il"i Crooa tOOtttf, and a Serb
himself, has refused to have anything to
?lo with tha hoy or his father before he
hau talked with them.
Says Pupm It Falsifier.
Before going on the plaform the prince
mad- th.- following statement regarding
the pro_eaoor*a attitude:
l.'.t.- this afternoon my attention was
?all??! to an trtlcle In a morning news
papeff regarding the lecture which Is to
be *********** at farnsits Hall on -*riday fright
for th. I.er.eht of the H? ?1 Cross of th?
Balkan Allies by my father. If l*rofess<.>r4
PuptU said what Is rr'-dlted to him l.v
th?- paper, ha rltaptaya an appalling -li?
tada for falsa atotainonto i eannot be*
hev.? all be Is ?r-dited with sa>ing. To
begin with, Profeoaoc Pvptn'i name nai
never been used in eoa-noetioa iritb this
inclu??-, beontaaa oobody eouM see its par.
lleniar valoa in th?* aoooni plooe, i never
asked Professor i*upii. t? penatl tha rssa
of his name. In the third ptoOB. I OttOt r
t?.i.i iT'.'.---r Pupta, or anybody olas.
? my father wan bringing ****UC ??>'
proof- ..r anythtiig Brom ienrla. NoUher
- nor hi.> BBOnbOl "f Ids family
\ ? laim to relationship to lbs
S?-rvlun royal famll>. W?- quite r?pudi?t
snv BOOh thing.
? ih fnthor ' aaaao from MaaoaV i la Pre?
I it t<? bnon th? difference
sei lerria ?nd sura (OM s.-r-.u ot
Ma- ? li? I. ...
I'.?r ?vrv dollar the .?-Who-American
?.??i era * ? m lake In we aro hii thank
fui. i naget land thai the M Wlehalaa
Cathedral has i.nl. k? nt In about I ?
As to the i ? ' Of my right.?? as _
member <>f the 8eri?o-Am?-rieati Red ?'ross,
I will take that Dp wli'i Mr. Pnpla In
-.ui It ait] i nd
verj sal . ? lly to me "
TI. priiio Bpoke on the topt?*, "Th.- f*o|.
..f i 11*****-? t in th.- Balkans " lie bagan
ail ? *gtorica_ ***_nhbm of the history
of th<- Balkan*. The M"titei?egrlf>?. h>
n??!. ?nr t':? only race lo the
Borer eonqoerad by ?h?* Turk?
i ? ??*-.,??.m th?- Balkans orara n?.w able to
rictoriea was thai f??r the Ural time
wer?? unlt?-d The uril.?t! had be??n
l.ro'ight at??.',? b| the [ir*??,alcn?-e of the
Orthodoa ??reek CathoMc Ch'ir.h, of
wi.'.h he is a member, Ha rJeood arrtb
..n appeal f? fundO for the aacMty, and
?.red that every 20 ?ents contributed
would support one Injured soldier for a
Aft?x the prhi. ? bod loft th?- ptgtfort**
i?, loin i ?gallon pathared about him
and BhOOb hands with hlni. He ?lis( ?
i r'?.ifH of his aaombcrohlp In the lepbo*
American Rod Cross Society as an offoet
to Piufeeaur Poptn's repotted remarks.
('in?- of thes? -whs a <!'?< Utti??nt. Nf?SlI B]
Mr I'upi'i. a- ehalrman of tie n#d Craw
CommiM?.-, .I.it.-rl (i.|.,i..-r tt, litt, and
"The bearer of this, Mr Mofan N?mian
;,i?h-Ihi ':.inj|eh. is authorized lo collect
contributiona tor the Red Crooa of
B ? ? i ?. Montonogro and Bulgaria "
The falh'-r was engaged by a Brooklyn
newspapei to act ns war eotrraoponoonl
at the outbreak of hostilities Ten days
later be waa seen in Hioolljn l-f***thtng
'..n beard from htm sine.-, except
Profoaaot Puntn v/aa fuotad as sayin*.
Prlaea ttefaa Wrman *!**VPorha njtfh bad
'nothing to do with the lorbo a\nmrkan
Red i .OSS. Of which the protessor Is the
lead. He U____l___d the int.nl.-w I., ?
nlgbl and ?atd he had telegraphed the1
man not to one his (Profs sor
Puptn's) pama In aaaMMotton with tha
li t -re te be given by tha father.
"His vary one of the title prince is im- '
? r." said Prof saner Pupta "No one
has. any rlKht tO UM that title now hut
a boo of th.? ret?rala. King ?,f lar via. ai
the lime of the revol?: th-li 111 W?4 Ihe S? I
liana aboUslaed all titles ootatde ?.t tha
famll) oi the monarch boeauaa the ps
l?g of the V.iII'.US il*.n?l8tleH had left t'..
man1. ;: B00I Of r.?>al blood In Parvlo |
The 1 Opl? A) .-ideal to eli.iiiiiate the
pun? s as well as all other prtTtleged j
CAR HITS AUTO: TWO HURT
One Man Taken to Hospital Suffer-1
ing from Concussion of Brain.
(?n? nidi was seriously Injured and an
,.ih?.i badl] brabrnd in a eotUMon raotar
da) m?.i ni'.g -OtWOan an automobile and a
ItOrtJlbOUnd l.--xlngton avenue -ftrsObtOI at
Lexington avenue and Baa*) .'?'?th str???t
rio?-!) Injured man was Nellls Nel?
son. thlrt\ se\.n years old, of No. ::7'
Tompklna avenue, Brooklyn, and the other
Mi.|r?w Wiiltman. fifty years
old. of Nu. IM Redford avenue, Brooklyn.
i ? Wort In the automobil)
N? Non was removed to a private ho*
pli.il In Wert l-th street, suffering from
??on? us-ii.ii of the brain. fTaltama rafhood
me.li- il att- i ?
At the time of the Bi ci'lent the automo?
bil.- was l.-ii.g driven by Its owner. Chris?
toph? r Nelson, who escaped imlnjurad. Re
h? i of Ntlll- Nelson. No arrests
M?.m made. I
; FAINTS AT AUTO WHEEL
! SEVEN H?HT, 4 FATALLY
Driver Barely Had Strength to
Set Brake, but Couldn't
Shut Off Power.
MACHINE TURNS TURTLE
Victims Pinned Under Car and
of Wheels Caused
Axle to Break.
[By Telegraph to The Tribun?.1
Camden, N. J., Nov. 17.?Four per?
son? were ?o badly hurt In an automo?
bile accident at Waterford, twenty
miles east of thin city, t -day tht-.t nu
hope is held out for their recovery,
while three others whf/ were l*i the
machine were badly hurt.
William Brown, of Spring City,
P?'nn., who was driving the ?ar, was
taken with a fainting ?pell while going
at hUih speed. His foot struck the
brake, but as the engine was not cut
off the rear axle broke and the car
Those in the car with Brown were
his mother, Mrs. Klla Brown, whose
skull was fractured; Mrs. Kate Wright.
Anna Brown and Esther Brown, all of
whom are said to be fatally injured;
Mary Wright and William Wright,
who with Brown are expected to re?
cover. All of those injured are |g the
Cooper Hospital In this city, where
they were brought In another automo?
Miss Anna Brown, who has been liv?
ing In Atlantic City, had been on B
two weeks' visit to ?Spring City. Her
l rother, who Is h prominent business
man at thHt place, off?re?l to take his
sister horn** In hi? car and invited
other members of the family to go
along for a day's outing.
Drama was severely injured about
| the head by a fall ten years ago and
?ver sime has been subject to fainting
spells. He was running the ,*ar rapidly
along the Whit" Horse Pike when he
felt that one of his spells was coming
on. He made an attempt to stop th.*
.ar before he was overcome an 1
Jammed his foot down on the brake,
but neglected to shut off the power.
Instantly the car' turned over and
all of Its occupants were thrown into
the r ?ad, the heavy machine falling
.ipon four of them and crushing their
skulls. The others fell clear of the ma?
chine and were badly hurt.
All of the party except William
Wright and his sister Mary were tin
cons? lous when another motor ?'ar
.ame along and picked lliern up.
AUTO INTO SALOON DOOR
Three Men Hurt When Cars
Frsoertch Daasretfe sad Robert Burnett?
iiienien of Kiigine Crnnpeny Ko. 1, and
leba Chschl, ? dsnttsl at If* :'i Watt
I 4th str?-?-t. WOTg injured ?arly yesterday
afternoon, when a Hre Dspsrtnsrat auto?
mobile driven hy DnSBTSfh struck B tour?
ing car at Went Broadway and Imane
Mre?t. The I'll,- I >h[,:i rt m? nt .ar skidded
to tbe sidewalk atid crashed through the
entrance of a saloon
Jena trfbseht, th? dentlsi orbs ??ti in
Jur?-d. was utanding at the ?orner, and
was struck b> the car B8 It ?hirled | ast
htm and bnrle-i Its hoed In the glass door.
Th?* Umring cnr. which was owtie?! bv
a Mrs Bagla, WhS In?**? at Broadway and
LOSd ?ttsat, "*??*? damaged ? ?itvl'brably.
but tbe l-'lre I >epurtmeni car was little
hhort of 8 total wre. k
In answer to an ambubince .all sent to
Um Hudson Street Hospital i>r. Lit/lag
i stun lespsndsd and took the three Injured
j m?n to that Institution. They were later
I able to go home linaSSlSlSlI CbSChl wajf
I cut ?nd brtilsed about the left arm, whil?
lb? fil 'in. n wire cut In BSVSml pla.es by
flying glass nid bad been bruised from
having b?en thrown to the ground.
MOTHER AND CHILD KILLED
Thrown from Auto and Crushed
Undei a Trolley Car.
Atlanta. tfOT, !7 -Thrown into the air
from an automobile and hurled under a
trolley esr n*tth srhlch it was in collision,
Mr? W Rleherd I.yl- and her two-year
old daughter Margaret Srers killed here
The ant.?mobile was driven by Mr. I.>l?\
He escaped uninjured with another
daughter. I.yle w.is attempting to back
the car Into the slr..t B*bM the accident
AUTO FALLS OFF BANK
Two Badly Hurt When Machine
Yields Road to Another.
I in r, k -i.,1,1. o. Th? 1 ni..me i
Hartford, <*oiin. Nov. 17. In turning
out Of the road for another SUtOBBOMIS, a
cir OWaed by Albert Ahcrti, Of South
\?. indssr? ?n1* occupied i?*y Bes psrssna,
wa-, ditched t .-night on th? Hartford
llSlagflStll highway, n.-.ir l-'iist Windsor
Hiil. and Mr. Ahern and his wlf.- were
s.-riously Injured. It is feared that Mrs.
Ahern ma** die. Both are in St l*Tans*s
Th?- car which nsa Indirectly raspen?
Bible ftt lb? BCddeM HI unknown. It con?
tinued on Ita ?ay to BpringSstdL Abarn
wan at the wheel when the car tOpplsd
Into th? lift.en-foot ditch. II.- and Ma
uif. ?.???i?- pinned under the t Oil ?mil TI ?
chauffeur was throws -bar md only
BHghtlj Injured. \ll-s isaiel Ahern, a
in ? -. froto Springfield, leestrsd a frect? |
ur. of th.- right ai kl?> |||aa Mai y Mulli?
gan, of Springfield, the fifth wsrabor of
th? party, alas a* sped lajorj.
TWO MOTORCYCLISTS HURT
Their Machine Crashes Into an Auto
William Trou*.", twent) -on? jreara old,
,,f No KM rfewaid art nue, Brownerllle,
Ht.d Samuel BtfrStS. BSTSUtSSn years old,
i.: No. iii?t Bs*st?rn ParUttay, woes tahas
ts st. Mary's Hospital laut srsnlng, ?of?
f.-riliv; from cut.*, mii the load and pSSSt*
:,i. internal Injnrlea reeelvsd srhsn s
niotoic.N.I?' un wlibb both ?.'i.- riding at
high ajt.i through Baehsnaa ?treat,
Brownavtllc crashed late aa sutomobllal
operated by '.viiium Btlets, of n>>. 1*01
M> rtb avenu? . BrooW) It,
, BttetS III I? ?I 111? in into th.- automobil..
und look lb?m to the hodi-ilal. i
[breaks his leg for dog
j Master Runs in Front of Auto?
mobile ?to Save Pet.
(By Tel?*_raph to The Tribune )
(?reenwich, Conn., Nov. 17. ?Because of
his love for his pet do*?, Charles Leffen
blne. a Glenvllle contractor, la in the
Qroenwtoh Hospital with a broken leg,
cuts, bruises and possible Internal In?
juries. Mr. Leffenblne was returnlng
froni church this morning when A. M.
Zabriskl, a son of Professor Zabriskl. of
Wells C-tlage, appeared with his auto?
mobile The dog ran out in front of the
.ai and I.efferibtne followed. He leaned
over to seize his dog: and save Its life.
hut as he did so the front spring of the
car hit him in the knee and he was
thrown over the fender and carried TO
feet The dog was saved.
I^ffenblne was taken to the hospital
and Zabriskl surrendered himself to
?Sheriff Finnegan. He was released upon
! is own reco-nizance.
Tiffany & Co.
SI LV E R
Fifth Avenue ?-.37-Street
; 1 _I
S. Al?matt Se (U*.
direct attention to their department for
RBDBNQ HABITS AND EQUESTRIAN
FOR WOMEN, MISSES AND GIRLS
Riding habits, ready to wear, for cross- or
side-saddle use, in the latest approved sty.es
and materials. Superior cut, workmanship
and finish assured.
Riding habits made to order, after English
design, at short notice. A special feature is
an Improved Safety Skirt, for hunting and
park riding. This skirt Is exclusive to
B. Altman & Co.
Hannish riding shirts, hits, boots, gloves,
stocks, whips and crops.
JFiflfi Atmtaf, 3411? att_t 35th $tr*?_*-3, ?ftni Cork,
?FOUNDED /J) fj FOUNDED*
tmy0 announce *Oqt
||A Sale Extraordinary!
I of High Grade Merchandise j
\ in All Departments I
Will beheld on Tuesday and Wednesday |
November igth and 20th
? Full particulars will be given in Monday's Evening papers. ?
?????????? yhwabwavi <kj lOroSheet. *******
Hen's Kid Shoes
Kid ?s one <>f the most desirable leathers lor Men's
Shoes. Though soft and pliable, it gives 11 much sir
vice as heavier matt-rials, with perfect ease and comfort
for the feet. Thirty-two styles of Kid Shoes in our
Men's Department, including medium and hcavv
weights fot Fall and Winter.
$3 to $7.50
Sixth Avenue /548 Fifth Avenue j
At Nineteenth St. _ Above Forty-fifth Stre.t