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getween Fifth and Sixth and
from 59th Street Down
Is His Plan.
pifTH AVE. ASSN. GUEST
Decla,-*8 His Two Houses in
Brooklyn Are Mortgaged?
Ko Nation Ever Run by
___** GaynOT orfered h_> tirst cominent
tb. rrtulti- r,f th,J Prcsidetitial election
ben h? apok< Ittsl night at the unnual
ino?r 0I tn' ' ':h Avenue kaaaejatlaa at
,m a/oMorf-Aotorla. if his advoeaey of
ntw *venu< between Flfth and Sixth
..ftiuex ,1,1 nol teetn to create abounding
_f_iur.. !.'~ remarB* av- to what tniKht
t* r?f*r<l?d i ? ?' campaign laao* were
-K^ived ?:',; '?' l '? apptauaa
tncldentally . th*- MayOT found OC*__80fl
tt **y how Tnu'n niortgace he carried oti
__ twe tou..-> ' Brooktya ta dlapel tba
iiMBtr-""1' ?t a" a_wu_B|*tloa that I
rkh, he explaln-d.
The comme'-. oi the electlon reaultsorai
Bt_e by thr Mayor b> way of a dlgrea
f__. He had told the dlners about tlie
We*t Slde Imr-r^vemerits ptatO-Od BV tb?
riUDl'.tP*! admlr.istration. had des.-rihed
the profrens made and the iininin.
t flntl derlnloi on the matter. 11c then
w* hope t" iccotnpllah all thal wlthln
th* year con.'. | and to bave thal plen
_ii a*tt!ed. ao that whoever coaaea or
whoever |oe* and God knowa who
?r irees 'r. I untry?th< accompllah
i-ent of thla Iai wlll _o on .'t-.til It is
cwnpl'tH W< thought from the n*w?
pap?r? Itran - * onths ago that the one
burr.lnjf l>sue w.is just to hatig. draw and
(ttrter the truats right off as qufch as
' But the man who went in to down them
all and did secure Judgments against
nwiy of them. and wlnd them up, arai
th* imwi unfortunate man in the race at
tht Itat alectlon And the other man
*ho went Inl it and then half-way
hacked ool * - almost a^ unfortunate
But th* n.a: whom we too': from our
Hlhboriiip state of New Joraey, tbe
bome of th< truata, v,h?r. they all llve,
and where no vylce <-all-d for the
*. any of the law. whlch kept thotn OB
tve!r ftet during the last flve ui
that man wa- triumpbantly elei ?
!hf Am-ri. tn |?> t
No Nation Run by Courts.
Sp. where aro we? And what comes and
wh-tgo-e.' I am not depn-catlng at al!
I am onh touching it wtth the tirs of
Biv ftng'-rs I am quite plea.ed wlth th^
r?*ult becauae hlatoo' ahowa that t... na
tfon was ever run, let alone the eommerce
?f an n.itien. t\ th.- declalona ol the
rourt* Th.?t is one of Ihe falladee that
1 kne* I would llva to ,-c. oxplodod un
ten f ha;.; .-ned to dlr- very auddenly
r>m* da; Aa Buckle says. all I
M__k>r< ar < all th declalon* ol lujts on
that Bubt< t up to the tirn. th.-.t h. wrote
t*0ld not have her>n hptter deelmed to
4**trev epmmerce th.-.n they were. ai
the'ish they were all Intendi
?I further comraerce I Bornoae now we
vffl h?v< an era that theat i c.ipi* will
)rm> their ha u*
TaJtlri; -.b^ut thls year*_ b
V Oftlared a ij tha ?
?nas|er'- rMJdffH " <r to the
dlr, jbayor Oaj-nor>ald thal Ma
for ail tha t-aroufha,
k the t.-ix rate of fi" ootlylne borongha
was kiwer n..w tii-n it had her-, h(.f,,re
OB con*.j: datloi of tho preater cit' rb"
tax Mll n^- lesa new- trtMsaha
tht.- it l.,d been then. be aald, and he
rifed tho flgur
prove th? as?ertlon. *
"My home near Proapecl Part ?
B*l at t;:,(*Vt the year tWure Brooklyn
etme int.? th' elt! . tba Majror said. "For
fetr th^t you mlght thlnk I an boo n h.
I want tn tei! you Miat th?-r
Bjfe on It ot
The Ma ? xptah ed I
bB tax hill th'n amount*d to J4V; at the
rate of 1*3 lt w*. now, *r|t_i a vaiuation
*f the same property at l.l.'OO. only $4.M
Hls otb?-- 1 .u..'. on Mvitle avenue,
-kaer Qaynor aald, w.,s ralued a- |
8t the tlme of tlie consolidatlon. wlth a
mortgtco f 140.008 whtefcj la -till on lt. ne
r*raark.') The tax blll was then $1,430.
be ukl. whllt now, on ? fair valoatloa of
8X0W>, t.:- tai tiill HJiiounte.l to only
Singt "For He't a Jolly Good Fellow."
Sobert Qrler Coobe, proaMem of tht
attoffation, tntroduced the IfOyor, wlth
tbe a_?uranoe that tl c organizattoti was
*i*ayg ready to Bupport hba ln his difh
*tH tRsk- The Mayor'a h<-a;fh waa
Irank arhU* C'.>- orcheelra played "For
be'a a Jolly co*.d fallOW." Mr. Oayaor
i?oktO at hl* alngina audleneo artth an
tmuted aspreaal ?, and then said:
Tou ting that I am .i k?lfj ~"<?i follow,
b'Jt I hav. N..-I- h rloua doubt* about
tbat. I rertalnly bnoa that I am not
W.; and a gr< ,,t m my people thlnk
that I am not, so there may he some
?"l*t*ke ahout it Howevea yoti are
bappy. At tl) ever.ta your ohtdrtnaui sai.l
thb 1* one of your hapr\ moment*. ?
would llke ti %,p you aii when jou were
not rmppy. to s?- what you look likr >uu
i an tall more about men when you flnd
them in thelr poetlc or despondent mo
nients. Vuii caa Baa what they are then.
Favora Another Avenue.
*aT*nalBB about his deslre to have an?
other averui, apaavad Between Slxth. and
Fiftli avaauea, the Mayor said:
?\ <mu secretary when he wrote to me
aaid yoa partlculaaiy wantad me to say
aomethlna ? ?? <0 ;t Fifth avenue. Just
thit.k of that Fifth avenue \* only one
of my chlldren. and i lore th?m all just
aa nroeb ..- i kare Fifth avenue. You
don't ? do you? I liun't knOW
how i could aay much about Fifth ere
r,;i. I don'l Wani to say anything to
annoy you, i>ut i really beiipv. tn< r<
oughl to be another Fifth avenue up
thiough this territory here. Some of you
seem to applaud It-but eome of you re
madn qtrlte ailent Stlll I must touch on
it with tha Upa of my flngers at least.
Where fj bleAnanyf H? ahabaa his
h*-ad, 1 think. As the Mussulman turna
tO the east when he thinks ha wants to
<-<t> hla pia>ers, BO I always turn to
IfcAaany when I want to say anything
about Fifth avenue. But whether hi
agreea or disanre<?s?and he Is Borough
President, you know, and lt ls outslde
of my jurlsdlctlon?I have a strong no
tir>!i that we ought to have another ave?
nue from r,9th stre, t down. Some people
thlnk lt wn-ild hurt Kifth avenue. Oh. ye
shortaiajhted aeneratlon of Fifth avenue!
ln place of hurtlnf. you lt would help
>-ui. lt would nuike Fifth avenua gveater
than !t is to-day.
The Mayor then said that the propertv
alonc t!.< ? Mra avenui would ea.slly bear
the huge < \\ endlture.
? \\ hy don t you take this up and elucl
date it and give 'l^efty' Tyoule a rest for
8 m ? k or so."' ba exclaimcd, am'.d lauk'h
The removal of New York Central
tracks an<i tha W.-st Side improvenient
the Mayor dectarad to be a plan of ai
raoal eajual magnttude with the safbway
problem, Ha pralaad tha work doaa tn
the solution ol the subway problem. de
cJarlni thal all njembers of the adniitws
tratlon had worked on lt with all possible
zeal and honesty.
Tbara were people of moral and mental
' >pissi;u(l.', or density. the Mayor B8>
I plained. OBC or two who owned n-ws
arho tried to lnfluence the peopl*
! agalaal Ihbl solution. but there was not
| one man in the rity now who did n"t
i know that the administratlon did not sHl
? tha < ;t\ nad dtd the be?t for it that
ronld be done
The Mayor had much pralse lor all th"
if rdty departn-.ents. As to hlm
Belf, be said ihat he could read his books
mjti enjoj lltaratura and all tba other
ttfa bettar after he had
to te ifayar than now. so Um
matter of hla betas in offlce or not did
not dbatorb hlm al all.
Biggest Job of Its Kind, Says
1 <? v. \ .in Hlae, ulaaliiiiaa of the arbitra- |
! tlon board of aeeea on the demand- of
tha enataeera on tba Baatara railroads, ;
1 who li la Ni m York. aaM yaatarday that
. th. award of the caaramtttee would be
' made pubttc on Buralay or Maaalay Ha
dacHned to iay anytbina ln advance as
to the prorlatona Of th. award.
ln refereace t?. tha rtataraeota that the ,
firemen on these roads who made thelr
demand- more than elght months ago
? and flgreed to put off meeting the com
niitte- "f railroad nianag<rs untll thr
award in the case of the rnglneers was
aaaoui? I an baffigaaat at the iatay.
, r \ rn Hlae aaid:
?If the firemen are impatient 1 do not
blame th<n:. bul tbe committee d!d not
thlnK Bt iral that the arbitratlon pro
ceedlnCB would la.n so long. No tlme was
I,,., Dy t!;, committee, however. and lt I
mttat be rememhercd that the question
fcefora it was a very large one. repre- i
pentlna Intaraatt ar,d details of greater
nude than probably were ever taken ,
Imflar eorarrdttee before."
The nward, it la said. win ba mad* jrab
lic !n printed foi m and will be acconi
ITiaed report Of the
Ihi arbitratlon committee
| that Dr. V.m Hlse >"iu oonfer
h< re with aome of the membera of the
ltt< ? before he leavaa town
CONDORS FOR BRONX PARK
Civil Engineer Brings Pair of Big
Birds from Wilds of Bolivia.
Two ooadbrra, waaaa arJaaja raaaaarra
.,N>. f..t from tip to Up were bmught
,rt yesterday from ''olon by Laa
of thla city. on th*> Koyal Mall
Ir. nl Mr Fraser. who Is a civll
| two year- In tba moun?
tain district Of Bolivia. He trap- ed the
oondora fOI tba Hr'.nx a^otogleal (-ar
dTh< Wrdj adM ba taken ta tba EaaJagl
???' ni ,0-f1a>
BOSTON MASHER SENTENCED
Ifjigtatrate Pti m hl, sitting In the Taraba
[courl v.?ter.i^\ renl Harry Daaaa, hall
Ing from Boston. to tbe workhouse for
Mra Roae Mlller, an attractlre \onng,
woman, iraina ??' N" -,T A'aotM A. ?asi
.,.,i,t Duane waa aportlruj a :
: beautiful black eye. the Vnult of a .vell i
I ,\\ Mra Milh-r iund<d wbca b< .
MthiiuRh he denled the truth of Mrs
I Mlller's statement thal ha had ogled bar
and had toben her by tti*- arm, at the,
tlme whlsparlna honeyed words into.
i ' er ear. the man from Poston got BCMt !
' ? i the magistrate^_i
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GLASIEHBURY h^" unoerweAR
j* <u _VA *
DUDLEY MB IN
Says Wife Brandished Carving
Knife Over His Head-Denies
TELLS OF HER VISITS HERE
Former Butler Says Defendant
Made "Uncanny" Bemarks
Home Life Described.
Maraai Dudley. a Phlladelphla and
Camden lawyer. who Is sulng Mrs. Marle
M. Dudley. of Camden. for divorce, took
the stand ln his own behalf yesterday
and was cross-examlned before Vlce
Chancellor Stevenaon, ln Jersey City. He
charges his wtfe with desertion.
Mrs. Dudley. who was marrled to the
attorney in 1S9U. and parted from hlm ln
1900. looks* funy twenty years younger
than her husband. who Is slxty-one. She
tiled a cioss bill, ln which she charged
Mr. Dudley with bcing too f.nd of Mrs.
Fliza B. Vanderpool, a wldow, of Saugcr
tles, N. Y.
Besldes testlfying that his wlfe had an
ungovernable tf-mper. and once threat
ened his ltfe whlle lnflamed with wlne.
Dudley told of many lnstances ln whlch
sh' told hlm to "go to the devll" and
brandished a carving knlfe above his
Ha further said that ln 1W3 he gave hla
wife |:'vvr? for a Kuropean trlp, paid h<?r
tran.-portation and save her pocket
money besldes. Later, he said, bills cam?
In which he refused to pay. although he
was always proud to see his wlfe well
?poaJrJaa of his llnanrJal standing. Mr.
Dudley te*Mfled he was not worth a
mlllion dollars. nor %alf that amourt.
when b< and his wife separated ln I9H
He had lost |2no.om> ln Metropolltan Tr??? ?
tlon, he said. and his expenses durinu Um
last two years of his marrled llfe hid
been heuvy. The present raaa had so li.
hired his practlee. .vald Mr. Dtidley, that
bbl rirnlngs had fallen to tLM a ] ar.
lt.ClB.lBI worth of se< urlties, th? wltness
teVtiried, yielded him a net liiconi-.- of
?9,891 ,,r Bjjjfj | fear, and he owe<l HMM
Asked as to his vlsits to the home of
Mrs. Vanderpool. nuntioned In his ?ife's
eroaa bill, Dudlpy said there were always
oth'r peraaaa present when hil niade the
rtaita Mrs. VaodarpeOl'a twenty-one
\ear-old son was generally preaiBI on
the occaslon of hlw vlslts to the Urbtow,
aciording to Dudley.
The wltness said that in the sprlng of
IM a friend showed hlm an artlcle ln
"Town Tophs." ?f Aprll 20. and that when
he asked his wlfe what lt meant .-he
told htm lt was none of his business and
ran to her room screamfng. The artlcle
ln qu?stion was placed In evidence. but
was: not read In cojrt
Followlng the appearan< ? of this arti
cle, said Mr. Dudley, he made a round of
restaurants and cafes In New York. and
found his wlfe ln the company of a Mr
Beekman ln Delmonlco's restaurant. l i>e
emplcyce.s at that place told him Mrs.
Dudley ajraa a frequent vlsltor tliere. Hhe
and Mr. Beelcman entered an automobile
together, and were drlven away. he said.
and he then went to the Waldorf-Astor:..
rtotBl and wan admltted to Mra Dudlev's
bedroom, but she was not there, and th*
bed was undlsturbed.
Tht wltness testitted he at orw time re
I eiv,d a nof- sigt.ed "K. f M ," whlch
warned him ta look after nla wife.
Aft*r Dudle. had left the stand lohn S
sto<kton. fariuerly a_bailer ?t the Dudley
boene, ha i araajeia, m ttaa, i^'t and i90.'.
took th. stand Be .-md Mrs Dudley w.i
in tht habit of maklng ? "nv atiny" r
marfca ta her aaaband, ealHaf him a
"llar" atid a "beast ' and other iiame.
fn the sprlng of 1881, BtaJOhtea said.
when Mr. Dudley bad retunaed from ?
walk his wlfe repeat"l!y asked hlm alMTB
h>- had been, nnd when n>r husband r.
plled "to Daurel n1!!." sle s.iid: "Yes. I
suppose you hav.- !?> >n pickltifc out a i I II I
for me there besldc >Ottr flral wit,? "
Laurei Hiii is a oi Baetary.
stockton teatifled that when Mr DoaJle]
would leave tbe hoaaai Ma wlb wouM ra>
mark ht waa -om: aftei aoraea." Oa
another ?ocaarlun, when bei huabaad start
eaj with a ? Bll ? i ? "?' Bo toa, M
caaa eame laik to ib< baruae, .md Mr>
Dudley opaaaal H and exaanlned taa ?.on
SAYS MAN THREW HER OUT
Broker's Wife Testifies in As
sault Oase Against Col. Hardy.
(By Telecr-ph lo Th-- Tnhun. !
Metuchen. N. J . Nov. W.?Color*|1 John
R llardy, a wealthy retlr< 1 businesa
man and noted horseman. wa- placed on
trial to day In the Mid'H-.-x 'ounty
I'riminai 1'ourt. chasraa*J v:th attaeJdtaj
Mrs. Sarah Krug, wlfe o! Wllllam B,
Krug. a New York broker. who Mraa neui
Rabway. K. J Mrs. Krui IWOri thal
when she called on her frhnd Mr
Hardy on June ':\ ''olonel llardy bad
thrown her from his house. She admltted
that t'olonel Hardy had forhldden her to
enter his home. and that she had gone
because Mrs. Hardy. ?lf Hl elghty-tlue- .
had urgently lyajaaBtad her to call. Hardy
Mrs. Krug 1884990*1 that she had en?
tered the Hardy home by the kltchen
dis.r, and that Hardy. meeting her on
tht stairs, shook her by the n? k, struck
fter ln the back with his kn?e and. drag
tflng her to the door, thrtw her off the
Dr. Joseph B. Harrlson, af Wffctrleld.
testlfled that Mrs. Krug eame to his
offlce with her husband on tba nlfcht of
June 21 ln a ntrvous and hysterical con?
dltlon. He examined her and found red
marks on her wrlst, neck and elbow and
brulses over the lower end of the spint
and left knee.
Judgt Coddlngton, of Flalntield. counsel
for Colonel Hardy. said It would Le shown
that his CtJaajt had simply ejtcted Mrs.
Krug when she refus?d to go at his re
quest. Colonel Hardy, when called, told
of his wamlngs to Mrs. Krug not to come
to the house. and aaid that he had ?988849
forced her out. He denled having struck
her or handled htr ln any way other than
was necesaary to put her out It was
brouerht out thnt Cwetsel Hardy and Mrs
Hardy had separateil since the trouble.
Mrs. Hardy is now llvlng ln IMalntltld.
MOVES TO MA88ACHUSETTS.
The I'nlted Btatf.s \Sorsted t'ompany,
orlglnally organlted as a Maine corpora
tlon. has recelved a certlfleate of reln
corporatlon ln Massachusetts. with an
authorlsed capital stock of 97,000.000 com?
mon. t6.000.ilX) 7 per cent cumulalive flrst
sMjafarred and W.OOO.OOii 7 per cent second
i>referred. subjei-t to the payment of th.
tlrst prtferred divldends. The tirst pre
ferrad i* bwaabaa ?>.<*>>.*&< at once and
the rest nt the dlscretlon of the dlrectora,
and mav be redeemtd at I12D and accuinu
( ontlnued fr-tn flrtt nnge.
ninrgue at Jersey Clty wlth auch a
prop agalnat the chln. and lt at once
m ciiiTed to me to make an experiment
of my own. I cxamined the throat or
gans m that corpse'B throat, and found
that half of the condltlons found ln
Mrs. Szabo'a throat had been produced
by the prop.
"I then manipulated the throat aa
undertakera aometimea do ln order to
remove the Indentatlon ln the fleah
? aused by the prop, and found further
similar condltion8 could be obtalned.
but not all of them"
Sticka to Strangulation Theory.
Dr. King said that he wanted to be
absolutely fair to GlbBon. but declared
that ln hls oplnlon strangulation was
the only thlng tbat could have thrown
Mrs. Szabo's throat Into the poaltlon
he had descrlbed. Under further crosa
examination he declared lt to be hia
conclusion that there were no lndlca
tlons of drownlng in the woman's body,
and tbat there was nothing ln any ?>f
ber organs to Indlcate that she had
j dled from any dlsease. although he did
tlnd many other minor polnta tbat
mlght indlcate atrangulatlon.
While he was explatning agaln that
this could havo been produced only by
pressure from wlthout, and migbt have
taken only a few seconds, the Judgo
"The length of tlme would d??pend
upon the atrength and aklll of the one
applying the force, would lt not?"
' It would," replled Dr. King.
John Minturn. a storekeeper on
Greenwood Lake, waa the other strong
witness for the prosecutlon. He gave a
des, riptlon of what he saw ln the boat
at thi time of Mtb. Szabo'a death, 11
Itistr.ittng. wlth the asslstance of
liaber, a county detective. the peetttOB
Ir. v.hich he saw Glbson and Mrs.
Baabo, Wlth hls hands he ahowed th.
motions he saw Glbson make.
Saw Gibton's Handt on Woman.
? Thev w-re close together," be said.
"btndlig over toward oacb other 1
Baa th'- man place his left hand over
tbe apper part of the woiiians body,
ni r h'-r ahouldera or Dactt Tb< n I
; saw him niove bls light bnnd BP tOW<
?. -OjpOf parr of her hndv
As he said thls he Ulustrated by
' swlnging his rlght hand up toward Mr.
Maber'a throat. He went on to ?-,-.
that tmnu-diately after thls he saw
them both go out of the boat Only
, tb? man came up agaln. he aaid, and
| <-nme distam e from the boat Gibson
swam to the boat. grasi^d it and. after
arturntug it. clung to the keel by one
band. tbO witness _atd.
Minturn then saw Olbaon throw tlrst
one arm o\ er hls shoulder aa h- k'pt
faal to the boat. and r.ext. < hanglng bta
/?: . tbrow bla other hand OVer the
other shoulder, r-peatlng thls aeveral
Mr Klder emphaslzed thla p<unt ln
Then you say J ou saw OlbOOB pull-j
ing his bathlng shirt off."' he asked
i didn t ???.\ i aaoi him puii bla
i shirt nff," the Bdtnoaa iiit^rnipted.
"Well. your teatlBsuci) is Introdueod
i'! order to laaply that " aald Mr. Kid-r.
who then pasa'd to Other linea-of at
| ta. k. aimlng rhb-fly tO rllaCTOdlt th?
rredlhility of Mlntum's t< tnnony by
i ahowlng that he had n?>* related these
faeta at the prellminary h-artng or at
tha i loroner'a requeat
The witness aald that b. bad told of
theae a.tlons before tlie grand Jury
nbl'h indhted Glbson for nrird' r. but
bad nol mentioncd tBO_B at 'he puMie
hearings becauaa be "did not want to
?el mlxed up 'n tbe 0008 at tbat tlme
any more than he bad to." and be?
cause at tbe prellminary hearing he
, was Intarrupted by rjuesMons and hy
; orders to answer "yes" or "no." whldi
|kepl blm from e>plainlng and tOCtded
to mtarepreeeBt him.
Gibton'a Storiea Vcnad.
SixKtti other wltnesses were brought
forarard by the |Bjoaacotlo_, and by
1 th'-m it was sought to BBtahllafl that
aft.-r the woman's death Qtbooa ha<l
toM e_Urto_a persons -different storiea
I to what had happened to ber, S.-me
1 testilied tbat b>- told them she had
! )?one to ChleagO Of Hoston to get miir
j tied. others aaid bc lnformeil them
i that Bbe had dled frorn natural causea.
The prosecutlon jntrodmed teslimony
: and documenta to show that Glbson
I bad obtalned full eontrol of her eatate
by mlarepresentatlon of fact- Among
these. witneases were Franz Men.schlk,
who identlfUd photographs and slgn i ?
tavaa M theae of hia slster, hia eyes
lilling vlth tears and hls volce falllng
to a whlaper aa he did so.
Mra. Szabo's wlll was read Into the
record. During the readlng hy Mr.
Wauaaervagel ot a ciause which spoke of
the "frall and transltory charaeter of
this Hfc," and mentloned Glbson aa
"my frlend and legal advlser." Glbson
suddenly rose and started to leave tho
room. He waa noticed Just as he was
leavtng tho court by the Judge, who
_iispended the proceedlngs until he had
Got $7,397 of Her Mortey.
Four bank clerks tcstifled that
wlthin three weeks after the tragedy
Gibson, as Mrs. Szabo's executor, had
witbdrawn nOff bank deposlts amount
| ing to $7..'i!?7. A Ifth clerk?John W.
Armstrong. of the Ktanklin Savlngs
Bank. of New York. said that Gibson
had tried in valn three timea to ob
tata l*VOM on deposlt ln Mrs. Szabo's
name there. Armstrong added:
When Gibson tirat came to the bank,
on August 7 or 8. he told me that
Mrs. Baabo had died of kidney disea.-e
and heart trouble ln Orange Oounty.
I told blm that he would have to show
me the death certlil.ate before ho
could e.-t ber money. He can.e back
in a day 00 BA wlthout the certiflcate,
and said she had dled at W'aiwlrk,
N. Y., but did hot say what caused
her death. The third tlme?about a
araafe latar he aald she had drowned
in Oroeawood I-ike. I told him, "No
d.-ath crtlflcatc. no money," and he
SAY EQUALIZK BM
New Haven Employes Testify
That It Dropped from the
Diner Into Switch.
NOEVIOENCE AGAINST ROAD
State Attorney Says He Will
Prosecute, However, if Find
ings of Two Board.8 War
rant Such Action.
[By "TVte_T?ph to Tlie Trl-OB*.')
New Hav*n, Nov 20.?Half a dozen wlt
neasea asserted to-day tbat the wreck of
the Merehanta' Llmlted Expre?a at
Qreen's Farm Saturday nlght waa cauaed
by the dropplng of the equallaer bar from
the dlnlng car Into a awlteh.
Morning and afternoon jolnt aesslona
were held by the Interatate Commerce
Commission. and the Public Utllltlea
t'ommiaalon, of Connectlcut, and, while
tii<lr report on Mie evldence wlll not be
niHde for weeks. tbe absence of any other
dlrect or Indlreet cauae of the disaster
Inducea the belief that thls wlll be aa
slgned In their flndtnga.
No wltnes* pretented any evldence |n
volvlno crot-sovera, decaying tt*s, spreafl
Ing ralls. or careleaaneas or crimlnal
negllgenee of the rallroad.
Openlng the morning 8?sslon, whlch
took place at the Hotel Taft. J. J. Dodan.
traln dlspatcher, testlfled that the traln
bad no crossover movement, but went
f.b*ad on the weathound track.
Superlntendent Woodward, of the Shore
Une divltlon, teatlfled that, wlth one ex
ceptlon, thls was the fastest traln on the
Bjrate_Bi and that there were no broken
ralla after tbe accldent. The 08000 for
tl.e a 'ldent waa the eqvtallzer bar falllng
and tralling over the awlteh.
He aald tliere are no apeclal gpeed In
?UUtttoaa for englneers. exeept to ua*
thla Judament at rertaln places
where they were required to alow down.
Wllllara Morley, englneer of the traln,
teottflod that the traln wrecked was trav
elllng about flfty-three mll'a an hour. H*
BTortOd another posaible wreck by grab
hlng tUO Bjipedoea from the flreman'a
boa and pla. Ing them on the other track.
^ind Tralling Switcbpoint.
The emdOCtOff ralled hls attentlon to th*
tralling I witr-bpolnt wbirh Bla tnln had
ju.t paaaai it was brohaa, Tha aaiteh
l lamp ahowed clear. He could not see the
? h from bla englne. going over It. but
ift.r th?> wr?"-k 'he swlt'. hpolnt looked aa
lf vruii. Miino bad dragged through lt. BO
.\atuln.d hut on? BWlUhpelat, and not
hoth ?>f theai
Mr Klw.ll. of the fonneetlrut commls
BlOB, asked if the awltch was old or new.
Th4 witne? BBld the rails wOre new and
tha tleO were ln good condition. Mr. Kl
Ihoa braaght aat the fact that th
rrah) was runnlng off the switchpotntand
not agalnat ft
Henry A. n->dler. flreman of the Mer
b/, aald the traln was ninntng fOftJ
T\. Off flftv B-UBB an hour He aald th
en_1a?er put the alr brakes into use. He
had examlaed the tracha three houra
Then he and a comranlon found a brand
,.rw holt that had been broken.
DM that helt COrM from th> switch
? ar the ra'.r"
?Krotn the rall, fix feet haeb from the
s\\!t<h po'.nt "
Ptederieh A Tir,**. the cor.ductor.
trtonabt lh? MerehaBte' w-a? going ahotjl
?irt\ Btllea oa hour about the averaae
Bpeed f?r the traln. He was ask?d "ln
Orhal ooadltlea did you flnd thlngs""
T??ard tbe rear end I found ralls
bent and tleo damaged I found snm<
thtag had dratnad 0*/ef the trallur.
II. waa on tbe head car, whlch waa not
,.i and did not 000 the brok. n
Pag_r~BtmBBlTT D, A. Klnner gave di
? tftdeaea that ha saw the broken
, . ,r M- said: "After I at
lended aotaa lajorei po_aoagefa and
riaKse.i i rratfht oa Traeh -'. I found tb
.rokan bar w ar tbe diner."
Willlani ''atl.. dltdnf ear conductor.
_ ,? m tha dlalng ear. Hl heard a
ga 8<>und under the ear. n* saw
Chaaa, a ecet-nr, i'"11 tn,> wnlstle coru
lt was a BOrt "f rumbling he heard bc
tha 'ar. b? said.
Ti-.iinin.ttM Kii-tol teatlfled that hl
?. Islt?d ttw wiec? with Mr. Ijlwell. of the
PaMlo Utllltlea CoibbiIbbIob. They foun-i
soni.ti.mK had btl the aarlteh polnt a
pretty bald b!ow, and ea*t of that tbOJ
found marks on th.- tiea for ronslderabb
dlatanceo, arhera aoenothlBg hed beea
"Cro*?*vara and Tiaa Naw."
Mr said tho uaaaeeir *a.? new and tha
ti. s areea oO bow. He befJoved eae r_ii
wis broken. Tbe broken equali-*r bar
?ra I] Ing ,1*'ttr tbO tru? k af th? diner.
"I thought Bt lirat somebody had been
BtOBbeylBg wlth tbat switch," ha added
"Ii.it later, arhOB I UOUt over the ground
with Mr. Klwell, I ^aw something had
draSgod Ihreagh the switch. The forward
end of the equallaer bar was broken. lt
njIM BaM ui placa by a ania.II rod untll It
in.-t wlth leslstance, and th.n it snapped
h. ..ii.l It wa-i a good, clean. fresh
At tha afternoon BOOetOB the prlnclpal
aitBea* IWia B-OJl Raquet. englneer ot
te?ts for tlie NiW Haven Railroad. He
explalnfd the us~s of the equallzer. say
ln? the strength of eaeh bar was 47,000
;,ound- te tba square Inch.
"When the bar waa dellvered to the
railroad from the Pullman Company
1 thete w-aa no d'-fect. and the defect de
i veloped lutig afterward," he said. "A
! tlt-w in the bar clearly eauaed lt to break.
I but there was absolutely no means by
[whlch the fl-"v could be dtaboeored by
those whoae buslness It was to deteet
tla?s through their lnapection of tht
j railroad apparatUB.
[By T.-faraph to Tba Trlbun* 1
Boston. Nov. 30.-Aecidenta on the
New York. New Haven & Hartford and
' the Boston _ Maine railroads during the
J last two years were called to tb.e atten?
tlon of the Interutate Oommeree Cotn
! mlsslon to-day by Louls D. Biandels. at
tbe contlnued bearlng of the complaints
of New Kngland sblppers. Mr. Brandeia
repreaenta the Boston Fruit and Produce
Vlce-Prealdent Horne of the New Haven
Railroad was examlned by Mr. Brandeia
aa to the cost, a< tual or eatlmated, of
the wrecka. but Mr. Horne replled that
he did not have the ne, e.sary data.
Vlce-Prealdent Buckland of the New
Haven syatem denled a ataternent by Mr.
Hiandels that tbe wrecka BrOTB of fre
! auOBt oecurrence, and i?ffered to supply
I the dutu at aome futurt- tiun.
CONFER ON PROSECUTION
Connecticut Offlcials Prepare to
Act in Wreck Case.
[ By Telefraph to The Trlbune.]
Brtdgeport, Conn., Nov. 28.?Aa the re?
sult of a conference between State's At
l torney Stlles Jud.~,n. of Stratford; Asslst
ant State's Attorney Galen 8. Carter. of
| Ktamford, and Harry R. Sherwood. a
I grand Juror, of Westport, held to-dajr,
I steps were taken toward brlnglng a erlm
lnal prosecutlon agalnst the offlcials of
the New York. New Haven & Hartford
Railroad Company for alleged negllgenre
in causlng the wreck of the Sprlngfleld
Express, at Weatport. Conn. during
whlch seven passer.gers were killed and
nearly tlfty lnjured.
State's Attorney Judson left to-day for
Florlda, to be gone untll December 2,
but wlll return in time to take charge of
i the prosecutlon before the Superior Court.
| Mr. Sherwood said to-nlght that lt would
be a week or more before he would be
ready to lodge his formal complalnt with
Justloe Samuel A. Furdy, of Westport.
"We are now engaged ln going through
the stenographlc report taken at the Cor
oner's inquest," he said. "It ls not golng
to be an easy matter to flx the responsl
blllty, for there are many au-ms to a blg
corporation. We shall begin with perhaps
two or three complalnts. We will not be
obllged to bring all of our complalnts at
once. If posslble. we shall charge one of
the offlcials speclflcally with belng r
sponslble for the maintenance of a short
cross-over. and. of course, we shall have
1 to have real evldence to support our com?
plalnt. Where the evldence wlll lead to
we do not know."
A promlnent attorney, who ls famlllar
with Connecticut procedure, In comment
insr on the case said:
"The state's prosecutlng offlcera are Jt
doubtedly golng on a flshing trlp ln ord l
to reach the higher authorltles of t>,
railroad. It ls the tlrst tlme In the B*
tory of the state that an attempt ft. i
been made to hold the offlcera of tl e
New Haven Railroad crlmlnally negl -
gent. In the past they have been able
to shlft the responslbillty by clalmtng
that they were not dlrectly ln charge ( f
the equipment of the company " * ^ *
Before leavlng for the South, 9t*V
Attorney Judson let it be known thet*hoj
stone would be left untumed to flx tha
resnonslblllty where tt oelonged. and lt
was understood that he waa taklng the
vacatlon at this tlme ln order to be pre
pared for a long legal battle.
SENATOR RAYN^ER IN COMA
Efforts to Rouse Him Fail. and
End May Be Near.
Washlngton. Nov. 20.?Unlte<l Statea
Senator Isldor Rayner, of Maryland.
who for some time ha* been crltlcally
ill in this city, practically was in a atate
of coma all dav to-day. All efforts to
arouse hlm to consclousness falledS
The Senator's aon. Wllllam B. Ray?
ner. to-night lasued the followlng state?
The condltlon of mv father to-niKht la
not aa favorable as it was last night
Whlle his sufferlng does not appear to b?
as Intenalve, he has practically been ln a
oomatose condltlon all drfy. whlch has
caused us great uneasiness.
SUES FOR SUGAR DUTIES
U. S. Demands $119,080 in
Last Undervaluation Case.
The government's long deferred action
for the recovery of 8119.080 98 in back
dutles from the Federa! Sugar Reflnlng
Company was begun yesterday with the
servlce of a summona and complalnt on
Claus A. Spreckels. president of the cor
poratlon. The amount sued for repre
?ents what the government aaierts it lost
ln dutles through undervaluations of lm
Tha alleged frauduler.t lmportatlons
were made by the predecessor of the F*d
eral company, a New Jersey corporatton.
which operated the Yonkers reftnery, but
was dlssolved in 1907. The Federal Sugar
Reflnlng Company, the government
charges, acqulred all the assets and a?
aumed the payment of all ohligatlons and
llabllitlea of the old corporation.
The aetlon breught yesterday la the laat
af thoae that reaulted from a general
orerhauling of the cuatoma servlee under
the preetnt admlnlstratloa. The expoamr*
of frauds in welghlng lmported augar
brought about a aettlement with the gov?
ernment, by which nearly 94.000,000 waa
paid to the Federal Treaaury by tha large
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