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nth. flashed by him and
to the hole,
? ?? itory of the
The man whOM taxicah
the ? jreavation. ?.ieorc?
\ ? i a, say s
S - later fell to ge to the
Theatre, aero?? the
. a?k what ' ?? rul?
? the performance.
who ?*?? ?aid he
i he police say 'hat Pe
? .it, e\
among some timber
k that ha Leen chipped
at more persons were
. n, sum*
? mber ar.d of
he scene, the
? as half
\ "?'. urphy.
I'm? 7 Rea its \? ??man.
,,.?". of horrer
of ti faets. A man driv
/ of the
; cr\ the
? ? -.estrians h
? ; '
. onvince witl
sible to ?ce r
. :.t the bot1 '
.- timbers had
, cv croler.ct
.???s more the fire
\-ra hook and ladder
. an to arrive. One hun
reaerves were approach?
es and on foot. Search
. ging on their
? ? noise and bustle pro
? that threat
work of the
? ? r men to arrive discovered
r timl rs, so the
? the crowds
th Avenue, Thirty-sev
ry person In
? ? . fl power from Thirty- ?
lourth : ' ' ,
An ? ! " driver
from New York Hospital were the first
?? hole on la
seco; ? found
1 almost under
? ast sidewalk. They chopped
loor, r.pair.st whish a mass
-v?man. who was
? d placed in
? levue, where
| the west
? n the cave-in oc
.t saved his Ufe, al
? .?:t.f* his removal
?ere Ma Klertrician.
I, the electrician, was
an hour after the
cmp.oyed by the con
. ..: d was prc
? i ?? . : ,r,i"l his out
"ver his head and an
? gs. He was
: mi am?
Of wood over
'?'? en he was ral^.-d
Path? r Walah, of the
? its heitrht
lis be?fa?i to
? ' S KacquPt
third Sir?-et. when
hurried down and,
t to Broadway and 1 -?
. re way on the east
? ? ?1 so he went
' 11 he culd learn ,
? "The Blue Parndise"
the < ? ; any was hack
" re of the company
t the I es of! ee that
' ? those who were
? next week
? ight, closed
' -. r
??? aad that
I ??? litad li?f_ins Inquiry.
; re < ommissioner,
on. Dii trict At
Breckinridge, Wilmot and
f tal? ??7iwsuau
\ ?fordid irivitatitm
It extended for your
?ntpection of nur cor?
rect French and
Original Models in
Tailored F rocks,
<J?2 Cotttt, and Furs.
L C0LITTI & CO.
nerly at t.th Ave. at
JOAN OF ARC
DeSMts. ? m*
?"? ? ? (Maw
NEW MEM?ER8-A,n, _?v 4th A,*
?IKSCrE SQUAD AT
WORK IN BROADWAY DEATH PI1
Police and hospital surgeons assisting injured at bottom of excavation.
Follet!, also was on hand. Public .*
vice ( ommissioner Hayward and (
orier Feinbi rg round d out ' I
the various city and co
? er Adam
Stengel of the i
and Engine? r SI pman,
. "n Friday nil
and that thi ? < vetyth
all rich7. StU t I him, he si
? rock was treacl
tedly 1 cave-in.
"It is my opinion," the Commissioi
said, "thai tl e Pi ' ment, w
order closed all strei
work has : ? ;
where - ? are in place.
have s ? n this up v :th t
Police Commissioner and t!.
In hit? comment on the ncc
lie Servio I omm isioner Hayws
"Tl ;s company wai a- thi
livery of steel to shore up the wa
and street. My investigatioi
,* here for s
Knew Rock Was Scaly.
"Mr. Shipman and other engine?
morn ii g 1
tect, an I und- ?'
knees through a long section of *
?cc-r.e of the socidi .s bicriu
the timber co ? icrs are 1
thicker than in S
the cause of this."
said, "will enable as to Ua:
re'i'Ot;- ? th Avem
any s witl
tions. ' lit. of ii
? , . ? ? ngineet
In his inquiry Mr. Perkins
listed by 11.
who s investiga! ? entn Av
nue acculent I
and i or?n? Mr. Pai soi
? ch< s.
Mayor Looks at Cave-la.
Mayor M it ehe I hnrrii
of 'he cave-?i and
Normandie lunchroom wit
Travis H, Whitney, secretary of th
Pub - ; Alfre
?"raven. Robert S. Ridgeway, two o
the commission's engineers; Commii
and Pol ce I ?
sioner \\ - od Aftei tl s eon
"The engineers have told me tha
the accidei . ed by a rock slid
on t?.?- we : side of Broadway. I ca
judge of thi ' things oi ly as s lay
man. I have no especial knowli
? mc, but
I * ecaution
of st ?rill be known only nfte
i ca- ? in h.-if, bi en mu?t
"A ? kind, followini
at ? ' nothi r so (??.<?' p
denall) sei on accident, it.diente- ti
my mind th.-r, at-, immediate, thorougl
nnd carel : be made o
all construction work under way whicl
involves 'he tempoi bridg ng o
r'reet- and that every prec
kr.?'--. :, ingenuity should bi
>? in the light of thii
: encc to previ ni similar aci-i.ii nts
"1 ndeavoi to find me i
; inform myself immediately of this mat
ter. 1 can say that, not indicating an]
luck of confidence on the |
I al as the Mayor of thi
it sei s matter involvini
the lives of the citizens, to takl B l I I
sonal, direct, official inl
When asked what he thought of thi
plan of ? im al
-im.'.ar work I
: on, the Mayor said :
"hstreute ? ? ? ? ? put forwar?
st this time, but ,r i" '< rtain tl ?'
step? must be ti.ken to prevent furthei
accidi - ?
Late last night laborers began to rif
Up .-?Il the planking between Thirty
eightn and Thirty-ninth
about one hundred feet each side o
thoss streets, I' was announced tha'
this was dans to prevent a roil
the cave in, it having been iii
that the boat ils on the ?'Sst -
Broadway wen- slewlj sagging unti
the car trecha were oni ana ?
inches Bhovf the planks.
Fee the next two or three day?
Broadway will be an Op< ?
Sipeeted that by that time the vanou.?
tito the character of th??
uprights and the matu
were placed ??. ill ha?
and the work of rebuilding ths rosdwaj
Aiil be ?tarted.
Appalling, Sa>? Whitman.
"This is appalling," raid Geveraei
; Whitman, when seen at the I!
i Theatre and told of the accident
j mg ao soon after the other one it
?SSeSBS that there ?s d-'.nger along the
ent.re structure Personally, as Cov
ernor, it is hardly up to me to act in
. view of the fact tint it is really .*.
matter for the local District Attorney
and gran?! jury of this com
"I have no doubt whatever that the
proper local authorities will do whs'
the law provides."
The Gmvatnat, in answer to ques?
tions, declared that if the investiga
Coroner's Court To Be Opened
On Brink of Subway Cleft
Fifty Witnesses Will Testify During Inquiry Into
Fatal Seventh Avenue Cave-in?Proceedings Start
To-morrow?Five lurvmen Selected.
Coroner Israel Feinberp yesterday
began his Investigation into the acci?
dent in the Seventh Avenue subway
last Wednesday, when several persons
were killed and more than fifty in?
jured. Five of the nine jurymen who
will listen to a mass of evidence with
a view to fixing blame for the disaster
Fifty witnesses are r<-ndy to testify,
: - >aid. The investiga?
tion w end over two w k-?. On
Monday the jury will he completed, and
will then proceed to the scene of the
cave-in. where c.?-rt will he heUf and
witnesse ? amined.
Altot: t?. Parker appeared at yester- ?
day's hearing in the Municipal Ruild
in?r tot the united States Realty an?l
r, of 111 Hroad
way, the firm which is building the sub?
way through Seventh Avenue from
I Eighteenth to Thlrty-flrsl Street. As
- .Mr. Parker was C. Walter Kan
?lall. District Attorney Perkins vas
ented by his assistant, .1. Ward
1!. He B. Par-on?, consulting engineer
makit .? nvestigal ion f"r the
1 tue District Attorney. i.=>
??.1 to t'lo his report Monday,
Commissioner Hayward. ?if the Public
Sei rie? ' omni lion, visited the >c,-ir'
cave .'. yesterdaj and .-pent half
en ho ?r watching the workmen raise
steel pirders in the trench.
v - county doe? iifit appei.r tc
the ehief ?
the - '
it in the i
.?ral, and in that way comply
; u die demand. Me said, how
: .', not think this likely.
? irman Edward F. MU'all of the
Public Service Commission d;?l not
the -cene ?if th? accident lasl
pending the week-end
from the ? '
"After I ascertained the extent of
n .-??." said Secretary Travis H
.. "? ealled Mr. MeCall on the
one and told him that 1 did not
mid for him to
come h "
Mr. Whitney came ir. hir automobile
from hi home in Flatbush, arriving at
?I. Streel shortly aft? i
In discussing the cause of the
accident with reporters he
.?1 the' a hea? y ? ight*
.? ?bus h.-id rumbled around the
comer of Thirty-eighth Street to cros
of Broadway just he?
"The jar of that vehicle mny have
rock slide," Mr. Whitney
"A few uprights were knocker?.
down, end, of course, the timbers they
? ed '"' I '." the length of the
ded exactly with th*
? I ilide On ?? ther
the accident zone the structure held,
and that is what should have happened
on Seventh Avenue. I think the fact
the trolley car backed o!f the
Bagging s'ructuro had much to do with
the aceident in such narrow
"The trolley car that figured in the
Seventh Avenue accident was in the
wron?: place it never should have been
so cl(?se to the point where the blast
was exploded. Most persons do not
know that the pull Of double tracks set
inerete with under supports la
equivalent to a ton a foot
"This accolent is a vindication of the
type "f shoring that the commission
ha-? approved in subway construction
tl rough out the city. Rock slides arc
to happen. In this inslaunce the
shoring Storni the test."
Commissioner Hayward, the only
other representative of the commission
present, said that Robert Ridgeway,
engineer in charge of subway eon
' on, and one of his assistants had
made a thorough inspection of the
? g underneath Broadway on Fri?
"?h.-y found every timber sound and
in its proper place," Colonel Hay ward
.?aid. "This afternoon I crawled through
Twenty-third Strsst to Sixteenth Street
with S:tate Architect 1'ilcer. We found
everything efficient for protection. Mr.
I'.lrej k marked that it was a pleasure
to inspect ;? job where there had been
no petty grafting, no attempt r.t unwise
economy in the use of I inber.
Hs i?,-i:ii.ut understand any more than
the commission can how that, other ac
it Ridgeway, Chief Kngineer of
th-> Public Service Commission, sgreed
with others that a rock slide was re?
That ths shoring timbers
wen sound was verified, he said, by tho
fact that these supporting the car
tracks remained in position throughout
?I.i>??ard Issue*? Statement.
Commissioner Hayward pave out the
following statement soon after mid
?? engineers of the commission
made r careful and thorough re-exam
? h of tho timbering in all subway
? work, and, of course, every contractor
mad?- his own it-examination.
"The accident to-night was ? reck
slide at the northwest corner of Thirty
eighth Street nnd Hroadway. which
knocked ":* several uprights iramedi
ately in front t,f it.
"Il should be a reassurance that in
this ca-e the main timbering held.
? 'I he street structurally and In general
design bus had the approval ol all local
1 and outside < ngineers who examined it.
'I he timbers used OB Hroadway are
' sound and seem of more than ampli
dimensions, and, moreover, held except
for those immediately hit by th
slide. The commission has made every
effort to make it safe, but there are a
multiplicity ' f sub-surface possibili
"dprn cut construction might be
safei, but in the opinion of the best
is practically prohibitive. Its
u.-e would paralysa the 'ratlic and bust?
: the city. For fifteen years ?sub?
way work amounting to more than
1100,000,000 has been done and the ac?
cidents have been relatively few.
Two Accidents a Coincidence.
"I think it is merely coincidental that
these two accidents have happened al?
most together and on the work of one
contractor. While the Commission is
; " mir its work at all times, it will,
as an added assurance to the public,
cau.-e an immediate re-examination
CHOICE RESERVED SEATS, BOXES
AND PARKING SPA< E I1 >R
ASTOR CUP RACE
SHEEPSHEAD BAY ?SPEEDWAY
SATURDAY, OCT. 2nd
WOaiaD'8 nStATtST Al T'iM'I'H i: I.? FM
CAN UK FLCIKKI? AI Till. f??IX"?IM, HoTKlaS
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? Al i ' III ?.-T'.lll? Till. \ AM'Millll.T 10'ITVL ??AKTINKJIE
i "i-i i. m i.Must imi-khiai. i?.rii. ram.1
l-"l'i:l. A-I'. 'H liiil.UMi ll??l -I HOTEL ilAlill'UK
? A UU1 IIIIJ. MABIK AMi'lMTTE
1 l!K Will ? '.!"? 1111 1UU -. MAH'.l'.iK'?' I.II
TYSON COMPANY, 14S2 BROADWAY
Phone BKYANT 9.
* 1,1-1 RVCD ?-I.ATS roa ?kl.!, riltsT ? LASS SKn VIlK Tlll.ATRr.S. 5?v AnriVK
Kux on Hi i*aii
?sur-, *I<**CC mat??84 TTaARS.
STORAGE Ses & MOVING TO
?lili- ?-.M_ ?_:?4 All? ?ta* 4Ttta ?S. (?eme llmmt rtiene ft? BrTa?jit
IV/VKKIfOlSBS EMplStnAIXY rOWntC(7Tl.n TO 1NS17RE TSM?TAT
I iiMMIlUN dnr'.ji? artaarac* of >*>-lu?v~lr lurn lut?, PUiio*. In,? I'tUnUna?
miiA llou_.~J.oLU r.ffrrU
ALL IIS SEPARATE R*OOMS, $2 pmr month and upward.
Entire charge? taken of wmovals In t7?*>wn or ?ctnintry. _*?*<_
with the aid of the best experts ob?
tainable in the light of the present two
"I have telephoned Judge McCall and
will call together the other members
of the Commission to day and luggeat
the advisability of calling for this pur?
pose the chief engineers of the Boston
and Philadelphia subways and pi
the best mining engineers the West or
South has produced In this work, to
make a complete examination of the
i ' lit structure and plans for future
"This does not mean that I have nut
the fullest confidence in the engineer?
ing abilities of th? Commission^ "taff
of engineers. The public may rest as?
sured that with my fellow e
ers I will Isavs no stone untui
make ths work
BREAK FLOODS 15 BLOCKS
A forty-eight-ineh water main on
Decatur Avenue, between Irving and
Knickerbocker Avenue?, In the Ridge
wood section "7' Brooklyn, burst a- 6:80
I - ig, spouting a twi ' ty
0i iding reets, eel
: * fteei blocks, The
supply fron | rvo ?
was immi tu ft but iT was
two hours bef?te the flow "? water
WORE U.S. GOOD
tracts" with Teuton Firm
To Be Fulfilled.
INVOLVED IN ORDE
Agreements Must Be Termina
ed and Goods Shipped Be?
fore November I.
IFr.?m Tti- lYS. ?? I' - -
Washington, Sep'. ?."). Further "coi
cessions" by Great Britain to America
importing interest? are confined in
cable message received at the Stat
D?partaient to-day from Ambassade
Page. As a result of the persistent el
forts of the Foreign Trade Advisers I
the department, the British governmen
after consultation with France, ha
agreed to permit the exportation o
good* from Germany and Austria-Hun
gary when it can be shown that th
contracts with manufacturers woul
subject importers to payment.
In numerous instances importer
have "running contracts" with Germai
and Austrian firms w*hich continue fron
year to year without being specificall;
renewed. It is to this class of con
tracts that Ambassador Page's messagi
It Is stipulated by Great Britain
however, that the contracts must bi
terminated, and that applications fo:
the release of cargoes from Europeai
ports must be made before November 1
The goods, therefore, must bo shipper,
prior to that date if they are to bene
? fit by the new arrangement.
Cargoes now held in neutral ports ai
I a result of the Orders in Council ar<
estimated at over $100,000,000. Grea
Britain and France have agreed to per
1 mit their exportation on special per
rnits by application tnrough Foreigr
Trade Advisers, when proofs show thai
the contracts for them existed beforr
March 1. The extension of this rule U
goods not yet shipper! from Germany
and Austria, it is estimated will
mean the release of several hundred
million dollars' worth of goods in addi?
Ever sinco the promulgation of th-'
Orders in Council last March the For?
eign Trade Advisers have been attempt?
ing to obtain from Great Britain a
definition of policj toward this class
of goods. The British order oermitted
only articles actually paid for to b?.
shippsd, and then only if received In
neutral ports bofore March 15. Thi
Foreign Trade, Advisers pointed on'
that in many cases the goods had no*.
been paid for, but, under the contract.?,
had passed to American Ownership, and
tho rirms were thus liable for payment.
Recently v..f irought to the at?
tention of the Stat?.- In pertinent that,
whereas tho Foreign Trad" Advisers
?..er" powerless to obtain the relea?!??
of cargoes detained at Rotterdam and
other neutral ports, private attorneys
in London were openly adver. ?sing tha*
they were able to obtain permits-. This
di-eovery prompted a stiff protest,
, with the result that Great Britain has
announced that no applications would
be received for the release of ssjffg
unless pre?<?n'?d through the Foreign
Thousand? of applications for per?
mits hav?' been received at the State
I'epnrtment since this order was is
GERMANS TAKE LILLE
CASH; THEN LEVY TAX
Get No Sacks, So They Strip
$75,000 from Town Hoard.
Am?tr?rd!im, Sep.*. 2.r'. The German
military authori'i". a* Lille, French
Flanders. hav.> Hashed again wil
populace, this time over the refusal of
factories to make sack? for u?-e as sand
Lar?s for German defence works.
unahls to obtain the s-?ck?, the Ger?
mai authorities notified the May r ?? .*
an amount equivalent to the output of
the Lille far'or.e? would be manufac?
ured in Germany and the cost of pro?
duction asseesed against the city. T
v ?s carried out, notwithstanding a vig?
orous protest. The strongroom of the
town was forced and li'fi.tdid francs
875,000) was deducted from the civic
In addition to this 31,000,000 francs
>?' war taxes was demanded. Pending
rh<? payment of this sum the Germans
r.lared seals on the banks ?a well as
OH the strongrooms of individuals as
a guarnnteo that securities would not
The Lille authorities insisted that
Ins sum could not be met, whereupon
'he Genn.?: da compromis
t-ivrr.ent of 16,000,000 francs. A pen?
alty of 100,000 franc? a day was im?
posed pending this payment.
AUSTRIAN SUSPECT MUM
Ohio Man Acrnsed of Treasonable Re?
marks Will Fight Extradition.
Youngstown, Ohio, Sept. 25. When
Joseph Ciepielowski, an Austrian sub?
ject, appeared in Common Pleas Court
to-day to answer questions of the Aus?
trian government regarding alleged
treasonable utterances here he refused
to answer under advice of his attor?
ney. The attorney declare? that his'
client will fight any attempt that may?
be made to extradite him and carry the
case to the Supreme Court If neces?
Joseph Bartazel, a witness, swore
that he heard Ciepielowski make re?
marks ag ?ir ?*. ^Austria. The witness
also admitted that he himself had
served time for stealing in Austria and
had also been employed by the Aus?
trian government when he lived in
Austria. The depositions taken to-day
will be forwarded to Kmest Ludwig,
Au-trian Consul at ? leveland.
BRITISH FREE TRADERS
FIGHT IMPORT DUTIES
"Infinitesimal Returns" Helo
Not to Justify "Protection."
London. Sept. 26. The hew budget
?rodght up the Free Trade issue
? once more, Certain of the uncompro?
mising Free Traders in the House of
Common? are organizing a fight against
the new import duties proposed by the
Chancellor of the Excheo,uer, basing
! their opposition on "the violation ox
! the principles of free trade" and "the
' infinitesimal returns- which the taxes
i w ill yield "
Sir Alfred Mond, chairman of the
Frei Tride Cnlon, is heading the move
t ment. He has called a meeting of Kadi
' cal members of the House to take ac
i tion against what he characterizes as
Seekinc Glory, They p^
Torch to Homes in Harts
dale, Is Charge.
FOUR ARRESTS WADF.?
MORE DUE SOON
Prisoners Alleged to Have Cog.
fessed They Yearned to
Use New Apparatus.
I Hart?-*?!, ?
v- x "??'?"- Pirs DepertmeatV?e?i-,
ir that town last ?!tht ?
of sUrtii ?-. Til,
during the last five month-, fsma ? _!
their department fomethinf u, a.
They were locked up in th? WTm,
Pialas jail rhan/e | irith artor. 01.
.nil said that al! hid en.
in ?? followed * ?"onferen,.-,^
tween District Attorney Week, mi
Charlys N'ossiter. Dejroty Sheriff
C. Moore, who live? in Hart?dal?, ?*,?,
reported wholeeale arson schem? itu
'.ore- ha'ched in the shadow of the e\\.
The prisoners are all residwti -f
.le and well known members at
the community. They are Willig
K?stner, a mounted patrolman In th?
village of Gresnburg; Frank Erm, 4
law clerk ?n Wh.'.t Plains; H?m
Drury, of the Aero Auto Supply Cm*.
pany, of Hartsdaie, and Chester Snauh.
a Hartsdaie storekeeper Other tttStS
are expected to-day.
According to the allegad eonfetiie?
of the prison?*?!. *he H?rta?iaU Vola?,
teer Fire Department has been burnuj
to achieve fame for the lait a-* mcatlu.
The members u.?e?l to gathar In th? ?a
gine house and gaze lor.ginjly ?t t>.?
brght re?l helmets and shiny sppsrttui
that lay idle. One ?lay some ?a? iaj
gested that they start a fit* tAtt>
selves. Yearning for glory, the t?Atn
agreed and a fire in William Randolph1!
house was the resuit.
After that. | i sa ? !. they itartad i
blaze every time business setmtd ??
l?e ?.?-?.tiri? dull. S im?Hime?v??M| |?u(,
?es who woall
go otr. ? new fire. Ob nett
si-?- ? they would carry hay snd oiur
nabi? m it? rial in aatoaobil?
*?hen they returned from joy ndei t_
WTiuo Plain:', according to th? pok?.
One of the lar,,"- rei w?i in ti?
' ?<>i'bbins liomeetea/i, o*_?d ?y
Thomas Simpson, o N >W York. Tie
that occasion r i? ttaSSl
that Mr. Sim; n gire th? dep?f*.
ment a check for $500 in rv?r'? ?
, of their
Ano- ? ;? is allt-pd, tiV
volunteers starte.!, ns well u txtit
i, was id the barn of ?tt?
Under Sh?rif - ?*it?d tka
the men wei i ? vromaaiaa
?it? V- ' *\ i^mt \? >yW y fj
iJ ^ ^re/me/v expedition *M
\yOions- ?Urapsdir ?/S (?oa/s Jj/ouscs
^/??ifftn e ru <P Jurs
?jUricriCi.i'j'.mctiteUipcr? o?tp/a<f o/ not/d eja??tcnj
Jrom //i? prvmo-si*?' idxri?tan- Cbu/?/vcrj
also-y/u'/a/xH^caJ S?cb/o/t't) <W t styusia/ Jbr.uysij tuf
JAc t7e~enc?> ? CjmcrtCii/i S^tWtJ? <'fou*-?rVfi <?>j?.iti(i.n'?/ru'si?
tJne J?eiv o)/?/a/c oSa/oa
i \atop /he C/Aor/ty ??uUJirirj}
Will be thrown open to the Public for the first time,
i -;-$ to-morrow?introduclnf*-* %
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