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THE SUN, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1912.
IS SEEN BY THOUSANDS
Xcnrly 2.500 Girls nnd Tart of
Aro in It.
Q! !( IC WORK ALL AROUND
Mnyor Cm.vnor nnrl Jinny Other
Officiiils Look on Drills
Firo Commissioner Joseph Johnson and
S. (! Itiwenlutim or tho .National Cloak
and Suit Company gave Mnyor Qnynor, a
half hundred city and Stnto officials.
r(M ctiitf and Insurance men by the
Poor" nnd several thousand others nn
chji-ct lesson in Ilro prevention, flro flght
Inc iitid Ilro drilling yesterday afternoon
tlmt made them all forget for nn hour
tli.it tlnte was a baseball gnmo In Host on.
Mr Johnson Rave some fnotH and figures
and a fird-class exhibition of up to date
(iRlilliiR af"'r n Ilro has begun, supple
nifrit.tl by life Having, net jumping 'and
ladder f-lidiiiR. Mr. Rosenbauni, who is
president of tho company, supplied nn
eleven Mory buildlnR on Twenty-fourth
ttrt'"t, just west of Seventh avenue, nnd
:,jon employees, mostly girls, who had
bet n trained to tho minute in getting nway
in c.ice of fire.
The building Is in tho form of nn L, one
pnd of which readies Twenty-fifth street.
Two wings nro cut off by a systom of lire
proof doors and stairways so that em
I Iwees in one burning wing could rush
into llie other wing and the doors could
l.o closed There are fireproof fire es
capes and stairways in both wings. Thero
uit automatic sprinklers, stondpipea on
every floor, buckets, chemical flro ex
tinsulshers on all the floors, and water
curtains on every side to prevent flro In
neighboring buildings from doing dam
Re. The exhibition was arranged to begin
at rsa o'clock. Long before that hour
shout every official in the city nnd many
date ofllcials who havo to do with build
in r for fact oriee, safeguard Ing employ ees ,
freeitltigiifshlngor anything like that had
arrived The Mayor got there nhead of
time and was interested from tho start.
Hirre were also on hand members of
the Vational Hoard of Kirn Underwriters
ar.d local loards of the same, repret-enta-lives
of various real estato associations,
("cmmi"ioner John J. Murphy of the
1 moment llouso Commission; Abram
I Kiku. Charles M. Hamilton nnd Cyrus
P Phillips of the Factory Investigating
(ommiion, State Commissioner of
Ubor John Williams, State Fire Marshal
lirnothy J Ahearne, Henry H.Towneof tho
Menhnnts .Wociation and a delegation,
B Killmer of the Allied Hoards of
Trade Holiest Cirie Coolie of the Fifth
Avenue .Woeiation. William J. Fleming
cf the Merchants and Manufacturers
Hoard of 1 rade. Miss Mary E. Dreierof the
Women Trade Union League, Mrs.
I'd ward K Hewitt of the Women's Munl
cil 1 engue, Martin H. Day of the Manufacturer-
Association and Miss Frances
Perkins of thoCnnsumers Leaguo. These
E'lp'-is ro rhe number of about two hun
dred were in the building. The thousand
wne out in the street, perched on over
I'oMiiC window ellls, on the roofs, on tho
h "W.ilk nnd in the doorways.
V. P.. -enbaum told them something
n'n '.t 'h.- huildingand the fire precautions
lien verjhody wus comfortably settled
t'i lie lii lunclieon room of the fourth
t'wr lie said tlmt his company decided
f m.ke the building as nearly safe as
when they designed it three
'lars ii co and therefore he had gone
'r-i ! tin, ocl line lire Insurance com
lu' ies in.d neU to tlie factory mutuaZ
of Sew Kn gland, which make suggestions,
m il hi company adopted them all. As
n re-u i there were the eenurate buildings
ml an arrangement bv which every
vimn ran be cut off in case of tire, thus
routining the blaze to one room. There
vurt- ihc .mtomatio sprinklers and the
tmf i.tnks that hold 100,001 gallons of
w.iier wall nleotrio pumping engines in
the i eliar 1'liM water curtain was sug
Kll by the Haltimorc lire. That would
mw. ih,. building from an ontt-ide blaze,
'I heii i hern were fifty-two lines of fire
lm-e f.iriv.eight chemical eitinguifhers,
water and fund fuiils, tarpaulin, hooks
aim ne on every floor.
I here were one or two other things
Mr lUiNHibaum adiled. Not a person
loniiee'teil with the building could bring
.1 lighted cigar, cigarette or pipe into it
hi i parlor matches" of the old style
were taboo. Rubbish was never allowed
to Hecumuliite on any floor, but was shot
the basement through chutes, Mr.
lifn-enbanin told of isolating the wings
uid of the lire drills, showed that tlie
hre eirapfs were in big stairways down
whieh two persons could walk abreast
Wid then concluded;
.Some people ask 'dons it pay?' It
certainly docs pay. It pays in peace of
mind and a pays in ixiwnr insurance
rMi Before we moved into this build
ing rn paid in a well constructed loft
'illinium hn high us il.WI per tlOo for fire
itii-ui uu.-o in these buildings our fire in
snrn, avernges lees than IV cents per
lni a year "
Nir itosenbaum then said that there
wn ! in. a practical demonstration of
ire i j;imiik nnd Chief Albert Stern of
'lie In.-al force would run it. A red screen
" in' up on the lloor nnd somebody
run., tied a box. Just lifteen seconds later
a v.,i,riu r.ow shot into the room with a
't.t in a; extinguisher. Other young
M.ino in overulls, In their shirt
hat less and coat less, camo dash
i' fitim cutuo dragging hose, otliers
' ' ' ' niiekiits, tarpaulins, axes, more
' 'i' ' ul extinguishers. and every one of
' " i- m Iront ol that screen in forty
"" ids At the same time ninety
' 'it ' y nir men had taken stations In the
ii.. t . - rv lloor ready for emergencies.
v t 'M-ubaurn then said that he would
hew 1 a th,, ,rrii, would get nway from
" ' r in . -. hi! everybody down to tho
' '.I ll ji.r. whro tho ?M girls were
v ' .. ii uver thu stencils bearing the
ni'li.,... ,,f pntrons. Those young
11 ii nil nt on (hairs behind tables
'. t busy when the party came In.
" rin .iiinuleil and not a girl moved:
nn .or iiit whirred and every gil
fPi.in... to her feet, turned, and the long
"it knoii vh. down tho uisles, through the
iifeprouf doors, which snappod shut in
uty-two seconds. Kx-ChlerCroker, who
was watching, said this would got thorn
"'-ft or anything ho had ever Been short
i an explosion,
Wler rhut everybody went down to the
street, w here Chief Kenlon and his men
"ro to have their chance. An alarm
'nt in and the big building began to hum.
'ne local lire force wont on tne Job and
nose began to writhe everywhere,
'wenty-two seconds and the first engine
heard and forty seconds saw It
turning the oorner. It had no sooner
nm.u,h?n..t.7ro irl "ame running
n,i . ,ho hu(ng. Two more followed
. ,,len. teadlly, swiftly the thousand
Bins came down, every one of them out
" '""r minutes and some cams down
flrm 8htH of Btalr" 10 do H. The regular
Um? P wire alJ over tn building to no
,ug?. inside and out.
LadHann J0Jia J- Nloholaa of Hook and
got n,0Jiod f en J-Jn of lagtae U
g "I , rappod on the furth floor. Nolhlng
wem out tho sat, asd they
made the fprty-threo foot Jump Into the f
Vr "men oaugnt mem as
easily as a sand bank gets a boy f ram the
. a iiiivy. nroman iiiorumer Anal
son was stallod up on tho seventh floor
and criod for holp. Tho big automobile
nopk and ladder shot a seventy-ffve foot
ladder up with Frank Peterson of Truck Id
"ii ii, mm i vicrscu urougru Auaison Uown
in a hurry.
Tho Rroat water tower saw that the
iilazo was gaining and it shot up n big
ll08o .right tho eighth floor, which
w;as Its limit, while tho Tilgh pressure nor
zies lx?gan to get busy protending to
smart n stream up to the roof.
Mayor Gaynor said early that he would
not mako a seoch until after ho had scon
tho rest of the iwrformance, and when
ovcryliody had returned to the fourth
floor ho said that It was a splondid and
instructive exhibition. Ho thought the
building a model for all buildings, and
while ho could not hopo that the city
could lie Improved nil over like this nt
pnoe ho hoped that all new buildings would
be liko it.
'1 do not want to encourago anybody
to bum down tho city," ho said smilingly,
but the liest thing that oould happen
would lie tho destruction of some parts
or the old city in some way so that wo
might rebuild them. In many parts of
the city the employees are working In
narrow ntlnrtara with IIMIa M,nllalnn
... I , ic.iiimiuii.
in old buildings and without much if any
ti-uo ui i-nv-tiiiu in vuen ui lire.
making Octolier 0 Hre Prevention Day
uiu wuitm ui cuucaiiuu Boni out a epociai
bullotin a few days ago telling the princi-
t ill w IIU4U (V
no drill yesterday, but also to give n
talk at the morning assembly on the
dangers of flro and tho moans of prcvon-
Fire drills aro nothing unusual In New
lork public schools, but each of tho
school heads saw to It yesterday 4hat
his fire drill was n real drill. The pupils
VPN TT1 n Ulifi.l In Ika nrm.. .nv,a t.A... . V.
buildings- so quickly and so densely that
In ..All ..In 1 . 1 I , . .
i.itMTj ii, luuKni iur u iiinu
though tliey were watching a baseball
Up nt Publlo Bchool 21 nt 122 Mott
street, In tho heart of ono of Manhattan's
Little Italys. John Doty, head of the
school, put his pupils through n fire drill
that was almost a record breaker. Tho
2,112 Italian children left their classrooms
and gathered in the court In 3 minutes
and 85 seconds.
the children when the flro drill happened.
They enjoyed it as so much play. Yet to
look nt ft nnn u'milrl Itnfo tlimtnht U wan
he most serious thing in the world. It
wunnT uniu me pupils gatnered in tno
court and the signal was given for return
l. .. . A 1 1 w I... . V. - -
liiai. a Bimiu uruKu uii me lace oi any
EVANGELIST WEDDED 50 YEARS.
George Jones, Querns Prison Work-
er, Olcbratcs Anniversary.
f!eoro Jones, prison evnneellst of Queena
and Long Island, last nlctit celebrated with
hl wife the fiftieth anniversary of their
marriage at their homo In Woodalde They
had about ino cuests. Including their chil
dren and their families. Among their
Jifts were a number from men whom .Mr.
ones has nssiated to reform their lives,
Mr, Jones was born to Knelaml and will
be 75 years old next Christmas Day. Mis
wife is two years younger. They were
married at Surrey Tabernacle, London,
after Mr, Jones had returned from the
Crimean war Twenty-five years apo Mr,
and Mrs. Jones with their family came to
this country and settled In Wood side,
There were three sons and fle dauctiters
at the celebration.
Rout trick Hewitt.
The wcldlnit of Jllss Maud Hewitt,
daughter of Mrs. Alice Dudley Hewitt,
and Krandnlecc of the late s'atmon I',
t'hnse, to Arthur Covell Ilostwlck of this
city, took place yesterday afternoon st
the home of the bride's mother, lOS West
Seventy-seventh stteet, the Rev. Dr. Will
lam H. VIbbert. vicar emeritus of Trinity
The bride, who was riven nway by her
cousin, Kenneth Kowler, wore a gown of
white satin entirely riled with point lace.
Her veil of tulle, held by a cap of point
lace, fell over the train. She carried a
bouquet of lilies of the valley nlid wore
a diamond bracelet, the gift of the bride
groom. Miss Constance l'ndlcott Teaborty acted
as flower girl and was ths bride' only
attendant. Her roitume was of pale pink
brocade veiled with chiffon. .She carried
a basket of ascension lilies, white and
Dwiitht XIact'onald was the best man.
The usheis were A. Cleveland HarrlnK-
ton, Silas II. Hostwlck. Charles V. Mor
rill. It. A. .Manslield Hobbs. CIlfTiird S.
Bostwlrk nnd William Gordon Shields.
Immediately after the ceremony there
was s email reception. Mr. and Mrs.
Ilustwtck will sail for llurnpe tn.day on
their wedding tour. They will live In this
The weddlnit of Miss Eileen Henlna
Whelan. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John
.1. Whelan. to Oustnve Erwln Stelnbaek,
was celebrated yesterday morning In the
I.ady Chapel of Kt Patrick's Cathedral,
the Jtev. Dr. James J. Coan of Brooklyn
The bride entered the church with her
father. She wore n gown of embroidered
white satin and ehlrfnn. Iter veil of tulle
waa held by a coronet of orange blnajoms
and fell over the train, which was em
bellished with orange blossom. She car
ried an Ivory prayer book,
Mrs. Chstles Boderker, sister of the
hrldrKroom, was her only attendant, Her
costume waa of gray charmeuso with a
black velvet hat trimmed with a white
feather, Hhe carried a bas':ot of red
Paul Koechl was the beat man. The
ushers were William Stelnbaek, Dr.
Charles Ilodecker, Louis Kllngenbcrg and
After the ceremony there was a re
ception and wedding breakfast nt the
home of the bride's parents, 131 East
Mr. and Mrs. Stelnbaek left afterward
on their weddlnit trip.
Miss Florence Jeaals Mackenzin, daughter
of Kranris Alexander Mackenzie, and
(ioorite Andre Larouaalnl of New Orleans
were married at Kll.aheth, N. .),, last night
in the Church of the Immaculate Concep
tion by the Hev. L. .1, Dohl and the Ilev,
John A. Dillon. The maid of honor was
Miss Kllso Henrlette Mackenzie, a sister of
the bride, and tho best ninti was Paul Henry
Larousslnl, a brother of the. bridegroom.
The ushers were Kdward Francis nnd Gor
don Alexander Mackenzie hrnthor of the
bride, and F.mll and Henry Krhard of Ilos.
ton, her cousins. After tho ceremony
there was n reception at the homo of tho
bride's father, 2tl) Westfleld avenue. Hie
couple will make their residence in New
aniiENWicrr, Conn,, Oct. 0, The wedding
of Miss Katharine Hmlth, oldest daughter
or Mr. and Mrs. William J. Smith, tuThoinns
V. (,'arry, for thirty years maimer uf Park
A Tllford's Fifth avenus store nnd now a
merchant hero, took place .at St. Mary's
church this morning In the presence of u
The bride's slater, Mrs. Arthur Woodcock,
was matron of honor and the best man wn
Edward Fischer of New York, The bride
wore while embroidered satin.
A large reception followed at the bride's
parents' home. The bride received from
her father IJS.ooo wortrrof railroad and
bank bonds. He had already given her a
WaswTXaTOW. Ooi. .Miss Helen 0.
CbandlM, dauf hUr of Ur, and Mrs. William
H. ('handles, and Dr. Samuel Jay Turnbul
I. S. A., were married this eenlng In St
Stephen's F.plscopal Church, the rector,
the Ilev. (ieorite F. Dudley, ofllelatlnit.
The bride was escorted and given In inarrlatre
by her father She was attended by Miss
Dorothy llolbrook. barton Pitts Tiirnbull
of Florida, brother or the bridegroom,
was liost man and the ushers wen- Lieut
Alfred T. I'pshur. Lieut. Samuel F. Orelgh
ton, Lieut. 'John F Coulter and Lieut.
Kerwln V. Klnard, all of the Medical Corps,
P. S, A. After the ceremony a reception
was held nt the home of the bride's parents
In Ijinler place. Later In the erentnc Dr
Tiirnbull and his bride left for a wedding
trip. They will be at home after November
t at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
IWltTronn, Oct. Attired In her
mother's wedding gown and wcarrni; the
old heay atln slippers. Miss Mary st
Clair Bobbins, dauchter of Mr and Mr
Philemon Wadsworth Bobbin, w-as married
here this afternoon to lMiiiiind Lliner LIN
worth, president of the Kllsworth Paper
Company of t'.i Cortland street. New York
city. The ceremony was iierfortned at the ,
bride's home, M t barter Oak place, by the
Hev (ieorceT Llnsley, reotor ol the Church
of the (iood Shepherd. Miss Dorothy Bob
bins, the bride's younirer sister, was maid
of honor and Oorite Olds of New York city
attended Mr. F.llsworth.
The weddlnit was a nearly as possible :
a fao simile reproduction of the wedding
of the bride's parents in the some house
llill'-vw Jem-- uhui .-.,-, ,,wi,,iio
honeymoon Mr. nnd Mrs. Lllsworth will
reside at MO Claremont avenue. New Hrk
Wasidnotov, Oct IIs Margaret
Valentine Kelly, the highest salaried woman
In the Government service, will be married .
to-morrow In Portsmouth, N. H , to Major
Holrt L. Callan, Cnlted States Artillery
Corps, The ceremony win ne perrormen
In the Catholic church at Portsmouth and a
breakfast will follow In the home of tho
bride's brother, John W Kelly. Only rela
tives and a few cIom? friends will Iks present
and Major ChIIhii will take his bride to
Fort Andrews, Massachusetts, where he Is
etaf Imii.,,1 I
South OhaNob, N. J.. Oct, 0. The I5ev.
R. N. Owen of St. Oeoritn's Episcopal
Church nnd Miss Virginia Hyde of Hnose
velt ParV were married to-nlKht, Hlshop
Edwin K. Lines of the Newark diocese
performing the ceremony. The witnesses
Included relatives nnd close friends of the
bride, relatives of the bridegroom and
the vestry and officers of the pariah. The
bride was attended by Miss Ornce L.
Welnert of New York as bridesmaid, The
bride's brothor. Charles F. Hyde, was
beat man. The reception was given at
tne noma or tne nrine s psremii. .ir. mm
Mra. Owen will be st home nt St. George's
rectory after November 15.
Mot holt Arms.
HEJtrsTjEAD. L. J., Oct. 9. At .1.30
P. M. to-day Helen Amelia Arms, daugh
ter of Mr. nnd Mrs. oger Newton Arms
of New York and Hempstead, nnd James
Henry Stothoff, son of Henry Lyles Stnt
hoff of Brooklyn, were married by the
Rev. Charles H. Hnedeker nf St. Oeorge's
Episcopal Church. Miss Caroline Arms,
sister of the brldo, was maid of honor.
Miss Elliabeth Somervlllu of Brooklyn,
was the bridesmaid. The best man was
Frank O. Smith of Brooklyn.
Miss Susan Alma Tier of Mount Ver
non waa married last night to Archlbold
Orelg McNaughtoii, nt the home of the
bride's parents on Oramatan avenue. The
bridegroom Is a son of James McNutighton
of Schenectady. The ceremony was per
formed by the Ilev. Harry Benttys In the
presence of about 300 guests. The best
man waa William Henry MrNnughtcm and
tho maid of honor was Miss Jeanne Tier.
The bridesmaids were Miss I.aurn Mr
Nauihton. Miss Christine Mc.N'aughton,
Miss Delia Boyce, nnd Miss Chrlftlnn
Von Wngner. The ushers wete Daniel Tier,
Alexander McNaughton, Chiulcu McLonn
and Joel Cotlln.
lnte Convention Choose I.nula A.
Antra na President for RnNiilnw Vanr
Port Plain, n, ., on b.-tiip Slate con
vention of the rnUcrsa lists elected the
I), waiKaroi ui.c, iwisiircr, '. i, oner t
I It t In Falls. Trustees, the Itov. I.. U
llrlifham of Hrookyn, Frank J, Tanner of
i'h convention had been In session sines
ll,J.u I. nlnmmii tn.niaht ultk til..
muiiusj, v, ,,, m IH
mullnB Ift In lh..lr. rl ,1 n.. . ., n a
T. R.: "Pump,- Boys. Pump!
ML HOLYOKE, AGED 75,
Honorary llpprrcos Conferred
I'iioii Jinny nt College's An
IIADLEY OF YALE TALKS l
Intelleetnnl Habits, Not Mass of
I'lidiested Data, Is Our
Need, He Says.
" SofTH IUdlkv, Mass, Oct P. Noted
men and women came hero to-day to honor
Mount HolyoUe College in the celebration
of ita seventy-fifth anniversary and to re
celvo its honorary degrees. Announcement
was made that the half-mllllou dollar fund
which Is being raised for an endowment
has been oversubscribed by several thou
sands of dollars.
The formation of theacadomlo procession
was the Ilrt event of the iliy. Headed
by the marshals and President .Mary Emma
Wiiolley, tu ptnresslon formed at the
library nnd pased along tho campus to
the Field memorial gateway, which was
formally oismumI 'I he gateway was given
In memory of Fidelia Nah I Icld by her
'I hen followed tho Intercollegiate com
memoration eveivises In the outdoor audi
torium I hero were addresses by presl
dents Arthur I Dudley or Yale, M. Carey
Thomas of llryn Mawr. Marlon I. Burton
or .Smith. Ellon 1 11. Pendleton of Welles
I5". James Monro. Taylor id Vnssar and
Ixbaron it llriggs of ItadclllTe. who read
an address written by President A. l.aw
reiuo Lowell of Harvard.
President Woolley conferred the following
degrees Caroline Himrdman (Ireene, master
o arts; Mary Alnrtra tStnlth, doctor of
science, Flnrenra Purrinitloii, doctor of
science. Llda hhaw King, doctor of letters;
Vi l.i u Blanche Small, doctor of letters, Ada
Louise ( omMuck, doctor of letters. Ellen
Fltz Pendleton, iloitor of laws, Alexander
Melklejohn. doctor of laws; Katherme
llenienl Davis, doctor of laws, Lillian D.
Bald, doctor ol laws, Julia clUTord Lalhrop,
doctor of laws, The following degrees
were conferred In absentia. Abe Park
Ferguson, doctor "f letters, first principal
of Huguenot seminary In Cnne Colony,
Houth Africa, n gradualo of the class or 18.VI;
Mary Frances Farnham, doctor ot letters,
dean of I'ailllo I'nlverslty, Oregon, and
Caroline Itansom, assigtnnt curator in the
Egyptian department of tho Metropolitan
Museum of New York, now in (iormany,
doctor of letters.
President Dadley In his address said:
"What our students need and what our
people need Is not a mass ol undigested
or hall digested data, but the intellectual
habits and moral Ideas which will tit them
to take part In the life or a community. As
means to this end the I'ollege faculties should
provide. First, fair competition in every
department of life scholastic, literary
and i-oclnl- tinder rules which are Im
partially applied to all.
"They should provide, secondly, the
encouragement to develop for one's self
a working nnlinaopny ot lire, jsexi 10 tne
habit of living and w rklng under law
us il nrenAratton for cttl7enshln I value the
opportunity given In the students to think
out lor xnemseives wio vuiue xo piuceu
on different kinds of achievement and
different parts of our world and our char
acter." A gift of $12,000 for the art department,
to bo known as the Nancy Kvcrett Uwlght
fund, wa announced,
Notes nf the Soclnl World.
Ml Flournoy Adams Hopkins, dauthtrr
by former marriage of Mrs. W Wllloughby
Sharp, will he married tn till be rt A, D.
nilott this afternoon In St. Andrew's Dune
Church In Pouthumptnn, L. 1. Mr. Kllott la
the son of .Sir Arthur Ulott, Hurt., and I.ady
Kllott of Htohs, ItoxburKihlre, HrotUnd. After
the wedding ceremony there will be a re.
reption at the Meadow Cluti. Uurata from
this city will leave on a special train at 1
o'clock from the Pennsylvania titatlon.
In Orace Church this afternoon, Miss Si
bins Wood Htruthers, dauchter of Mr. and
Mrs. Ilnbert Htruthers, will be married to Dr.
'.Mini llowena Stewart, dauchter of Mr.
and Mr, Charles A. Mlewart of Han Fran
cisco, Cat., will be married tn Walter liar
num uf this illy to-duy at noun at the home
ot tho ltev, Dr. Walter I. lluchanan, CI
nat Fiftieth atree
Mr and Mrs, T Huffirn Taller have ar
rived from Newport and aro at their home,
21 West Flfty-llrst street.
Mr. and Mrs. II, Moi timer Ilrooks will ar
rive from liar llnrbor en Haturday and will
be at the Nt. Begin before opening their
house, 136 Fifth avenue.
Mrs. 8. Barton French has returned from
Washington, D, C tn tne Hlla.Carlton.
Mr, and Mrs. Waller D. delehepen will
soon sail for Burops to 'lata Mr. aasY lira,
D'ARAGON AT RITZ-CARLTON.
Won't Sitr Anything Ationt Ilia De
tention nt Hills Island.
Prince Plgnntelll d'Arngon spent yes
terday nt the nitz-Cnrlton. his first day
In Manhattan since lie abandoned the
hosnltnlttv of tho Kills Island immigra
Hon station. An interview with tho
Prince in his new quarters was sought in
Late last oven In ir Commissioner Will
lams had not yet received n broad and
butter letter from his recent guest.
100 POUND WEDDING CAKE
Will lie Km lure nf Klllntl-llnnkllli
Nnpllnl Reception To-day.
One or the reatures at the wedding re
ccption or Miss ITourney Adams Hopkins
and tlllbert Klliott, who are to be married
to-day at Southampton, L. I , will be a
hundred pound cake, tour stories high
and three feet in diameter. 'I he cake
which was on exhibition yesterday After
noon In the showroom ot Mine. Blanche
ol Paris, who mixed It and baked it her
a..l I .1 ..
dcii, in uciuinirti ill nil nuiiicnu ni,iu,
'lhe first tier is lavishly garnished with
sprays of sugar crystal orange blossoms
and lilies ot tho valley in their natural
colors The second Her Is composed of
twenty-four miniature cakes, each in a
tiny box. so nrrangud anil frosted nt tho
top and bottom of trio tier that only a close
Inspection shows that the hugo circle is
not one piece. Bach of tho little boxes
contains a gold trinket designed for one
or tne riride s Intimate menus,
T ho third nnd fourth tiers are ornamented
with ciipids or unhainted Dresden china,
six Inches in height, with sum Her cupids
poiseu .Mercury-wise on Hearts and with
turtle doves. I hn whnln structure. Is sur
mounted by s hisque Jardiniere eight Inches
in wit mien wiin orange blossoms anu ion
DINNER TO M. PIERRE L0TI.
The Alliance I'ranrilie Wna (he
Host nt the IMaaa Hotel,
M. Pierre I.otI yielded to his friends of the
Alliance Francnise last night and let them
give him a little dinner nt the Plara Hotel,
He Imposed the provision that the party
be very private and It was, until 0;.lo o'clock.
when several hundred compatriots greeted
him. and tho Turkish Ambassador, Youssouf
Xla Pacha, with his suite, mads a call.
Tho early part of the evening was In the
nature of a social gathering of old friends
w Ith enly twenty-four present.
M. Nicholas Murray Butler, president
de I'Unlverslte Columbia, according to the
list of guests, was at tho table with M. I sit I.
Others present were M. le Vlcomte DaJean,
secretary of the French Kmbassy at Wash
ington; m. i,ucien jotivauu, presmeni or tne
Koelt6 Franralse; M. T. Tllaaton Wells,
president of the Alliance Franralse: M.
Auguate fieorce. nrealdent of the National
Society of French profesaors In America;
.m. rani ragueioi tne rreucn lino, .11. i.ucion
L. Bonhuur. president or the Cercla Drama
tlque.and M. Charles Morun, vice-president
oi me Alliance,
rinys nnd riayrra.
The first presentation nf "The Argyle
Case," Robert Milliard's new play under the
management of Ktaw A Erlanger, will take
placa at the Apollo Theatre, Atlantla City,
N. J on Thursday evening, October 17, The
play Is by Harriet Ford and Harvey J
O'HIiilns. with the cooperation of Detective
William J, Burns. The role to be created by
Mr. llllllard Is Never sleep Kayton, an In
vestlgator nf crime. The play Is not based
on any of Ilurns's caeea. The cast will In
clude Uustav von Seyfertlts, Alphona Gthler,
Ixiuli Thomas, Joseph Tuohy, William II,
Ullmors, W, T. Clark, John J. Pleraon, Frank
II, nunsell, Hubert Newromhe, John Heck,
llert Walter, James C Mslaldy, Harry II,
Hart, Kelene Johnson, Stella Archer, Amy
I.ee, Agnes F.verett. Elisabeth Eyre and
John Cnrt put Into rehearsal yesterday
"Miss Princess," a new American operetta.
The book la by Frank Mandel, the lyrics by
Will D, Johnstons and lhe music by Alex
ander Johnstone, Una Abarbanell will be
stsrred In the pleca and among the princi
pals engaged are Itobtrt Warwick, Felix
Haney, lien Hendricks, Henri Leon, John
Pratt, Donald lluchanon, Josephine Whlttell,
Isabel Francis and Margaret Crawford, The
new operetta will be seen at the lloyal Alex
ander Theatre, Toronto, on Novimber 4, It
Is expected to reach New York the last week
rinding It necessary to trake seversl
changes In the cast of his new play, "A tilth
Man a Son," .lames Forbes has postponed ,
the opening at the Harris Theatre, which'
waa set for Tuesday, October 11. to the lat-
ter part of this month.
Through the courtesy nf Frank McKee
twenty ot the blind employees ot the Zlegler ,
Magsslne for the blind witnessed the per-
Inrmini.. of rMlftnn Crauifft-ri In . '
Olrl,"at th I'srk Thestrs at the matlnts
HOUSEWIVES' DAY AT MARKET.
Mrs. Heath Exponnda Plan for Hr
dtictntc Cost of Living.
Washington Market was crowded yes
terday at the Housewives' Day session
of tho centennial celebration, at which
wcro brought together representntlveq
of the Housewives Leaguo, city officials
und the market mon, all of whom have
been working to Improve market condi
tions in the city.
Arthur O. Kracko, secretary of tho
Washington Market Merchants Associa
tion, was master of corctnonloa at tho
Mrs. Julian Heath, president of tho
Housewives Leaguo, said that as soon
as the (eaguo was organized It was fotmd
out that In order to reduce the cost of
living it was necessary to bring tho pro
ducer and consumer together. Inasmuch
as It was impossible to have the farmer
come Into tho city with his produce, Mrs.
Heath said, the logical thing was the
establishment of publlo markets, 6ho
snld that Borough President McAneny
of Manhattan had promised to do all he
could to establish markets nnd to Im
urovo tho condition of Washington Mar
ket, and added that what the leaguo will
ask Borough President Miller of Tho
Bronx, chairman of tho Mayor's market
commission, to do will be to plan n com
prehensive scheme of public markets
to cover the'entlro city.
Borough President Miller or Tho Bronx,
chairman of the Mayor's market com
We are working for the establishment
of large terminal markets, whero nil
railroads can enter in Manhattan, Ino
Bronx and Brooklyn for the receiving
and quick distribution of food. We
believe tnnt ry tuts means tno cost or
living In Now York can be reduced and
food production in distant places stimu
To-day wil bo souvenir day at the
H. C. CONNOLLY DIES.
Was Rx-Malr Senator nnd T'ncle nf
Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 2. Henry Can
tine Connolly died nt his home In this
city, aged 80 years. He wns State Sen
ator, being elected on the Republican
ticket In 1873 and tn 1885.
For twenty-five years he was president
of the Kingston Savings Bank nnd had
been for n score of years, vlcpresldent
of the Kingston National Hunk.
He, was an uncle of Justice Charles I..
Hughes of the United States Supreme
Silas M. Klotr.
Sllan M. Klots, well known among horis
men and long the manager of trotting meets
In the riant, died on Tuesday at ht home.
tit Lincoln place, nrooklyn. In his flfty
ninth year. Injarly life he was a chief
clerk In the Department of Yarda and Docks
In the navy yard and later he aerved as
Asslitant Supervisor of the Port of New
York. He was a member of the WTllUm
raelg Hales Company, sellers of horses and
exhibitors at Madinon Square Garden. Ills
wife and a daughter survive him.
Mrs. Dell Na)lor,
Mrs. Dell Naylor, wife of Howard ?.'aylor
of the Naylor & Hovey Silk Company, died
nn Tuesday at her home, 1S8 LefTerta place,
ltronklyn, In her forty-third year. She was
active in charitable work In the Central
Congregational Church nnd was a member ot
the Rainy Dsy Club, the Milk Leaguo and
the Hound Table, a literary aoclety of
women, in addition to her husband two
eons and five daughters survive her.
John Frederick Relchardt.
John Frederic! Ilelchardt, a tenor who
sang under the management of Strakosch
and later under Maretzek and Col. Maple
sen, died yesterday at his home. HO Rast
Fifty-fourth street, at the age of 15 years.
He was born In Oermany. He la survived by
his wife and by several grown sons and
"cst Yorkers Who Are Trjlna; the
Country Honda by Anto.
WATinnunv, Conn., Oct. 0. Automobile
srrivnls nt the Hotel F.lton" Mr. and Mrs.
A. II. Harvey, Mrs. I,, h. Walker, return
ing from Ideal Tour (Cadillac): A. B. Hoot
and wife, Mrs. II. M. Cafferty. L. 8. Spauld
inc. bound to Danhury ( Peerless) ; Mrs.
E. F. Clark, Mrs. Harriet Harrows, hound
to New York (Packard); George Sykes and
wire, S, K. Wsrrlnelon and wile, return
Iiib rrom Ideal Tour (E. M. F.).
Lenox, Mass,, Oct. 0. Motor arrivals
at the Hotel Aspinwall from New York
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Tunnell, Mr. and Mrs.
M, O. Haker (Pierce); T. Munroe Dobbins.
Miss Mary A. Dobbins (Stevens); Mr. and
Mrs. H. C, Stewart, Mrs. Charles Stewart,
Mrs. W, S. Stewart (Packard); Mr. and Mrs.
O. F. Woodward (Benz); Mr. and Mrs.
K. B. Cowles (Stevens): Mrs. J. F. Chamher
lln. Miss Chsmberlln, U. W. Chamberlln
(Peerless); Mr. and Mrs. It. 8. Msson, Mr.
and Mrs. Oconto L. Miller (Alco); Mr. and
Mrs. Edward W. Hutchlns (Locomobile).
Automobile arrivals from New York at
tho Curtis Hotel: Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Simp
son (Stevens), Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Richards
(Packard), C. J. M unlock and party (Frank
lin), (I. P. Warren (Alco). Mr. and Mrs. S. W.
Hackney I Pierce-Arrow). Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. Hoar IPIerce-Arrow). Sirs. A. W.
Hove (Plerce-Arrow), Mrs. 8. A. Dsuckls
and Mr. and Mrs. E. A, Burrows (Hudaonl,
O. W. Watson and Mr. and Mrs. O, F. Boaba
IlTTsriKl.r, Mass., Oct 0. New York
automoblllsts arriving at. tho Hotel Wendell
to-day: Mr. and Mrs. K. F. Lathrnp, Miss
tlankln (Plerce-Arrow); Mrs. John Ham
ilton and Miss Hamilton (White), O. J.
Potter and J. B. Potter (Packard), W. A.
Wheaton (Cadillac), D. R, Coleman (Stod-dard-Dayton),
Mr. and Mrs, 8. Llndeman
and Mrs. Fannie Shelt (Plerce-Arrow).
Lakb OtonoB, N. Y Oct. . Automobile
arrivals nt Fort William Henry Hotel from
New York: Mr. and Mrs. John C, firls
wold (Pope-Hartford), Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Flnkle (Pone-Hartford). Oeoro M. llreok
and Miss M, E. Breck (Bulck). Mr. and Mrs.
William K Campbell (Pleroe-Arrowi.
Eraimos Halt's Anniversary.
The 125th anniversary of Erasmus Hall
Hlch School, Flatbush avenue near Church
venue, Brooklyn, will be celebrated to-day
and to-morrow between the old and new halls.
1 ho new building will be dedicated at the
same tine. The Board of Education will
take part. In the evenlnif clvlo night will
tie hold and Oov. Dlx, President Wlnthrop,
lloroimh President Steers and Comptroller
Prendervast will be the speakers.
In Netv York To-dar.
Woman's Peace Circle, meeting, Waldorf
Astoria, 1:11 I. M.
Ragged Rdge Club, dinner. Cafe Boule
vard, 7 P. -M,
West Hide Y. M. C, A lecture, by Louts
D. Ilrandels, I P M.
Commencement exercises of Nautical
School, training ship Newport, East Twenty
fourth street, : P M.
Committee on Amusement Resources nf
Working (llrls, III Madison avenue, l:t
The latttt re
all that ptr-
talns to polite cuitom and usage.
Samples of Engraving and
Paper ssnt on rsqusst.
BRENTANO'S, ,th SJ.ffi -
Xew Things nt (lie Aniinnl Ex
hibition in the Grand
Cent nil Pnlnce.
WJHELKSS TO CAXAT. ZONE
Electricity As n Fertilizer The
flntun Dnm Shown in
A luncheon In honor of Thomas A.
1-Mlnon was Riven yesterday In the ban
quet h.ill of the Grand Central Palace
by tho New York Killson Company as
a sendoff for the annual electrical show
which will continue until October 19.
The luncheon commemorated the com
pletion of thirty years of Edison service
In this city.
About 400 BUests were present. Tho
hall was decorated with nutumn leaves.
The Inventor had the seat of honor-and
the name Edison, lettered with electric
IIkMh, glowed In the background.
AmonR those at the tables were John
Qulncy Adams, I'rof. Charles K. Chand
ler, Miss Madeleine Edison, Itcglnald
Pelham Iioltun, Hubert Orler Cooke,
Hear Admiral Flske, Judge Elbert H.
Oary, Dr. Alexander C. Humphreys,
Snmuel Insull, Ur. A. S. McAllister.
Postmaster Edward M, Morgan, Dr.
CieorBC F. Kunz, Col. II. U. Moore, F. A.
Munsey, James It. Olson, Dr. M. I. Pu
pln, Dr. C. II. Hhnrp, John A. Hlelcher.
Alfred K. Smith, Dock Commlsnloner
Calvin Tomklns, Police Commissioner
Rhlnclnntier Waldo, Prof. George F.
Sever, Dr. Schuyler S. Wheeler, Charles
It. LarAb nnd Dr, Charles A. Doremus.
In the course of the luncheon these
lines from a poem by W. .1. Lampton
were read by Hobert Loratnc:
Hall Edison! All hall!
Failure to him means not tn fall,
Hut fresh Incentive, more strength gained,
To reach the goal to be attained,
(iod makes such men at Intervale as signs
To all the lesser and the weaker kinds
To prove that somewhere latent In the hu
Forever lives the spark divine.
One of the nutablo exhibits of the
electrical show is that of the wireless
telegraph plant which has been Installed
in tlie navy's school of wireless telegraphy.
Thero is an aerial dovioo sixty-live feet
tan on tne root oi tne place, sot up mere
by Gunner Tucker of the Brooklyn navy
yard. It was announced that the first
wirelt-SH despatch Trom Now York to
Panama would lie sent from this. Gunner
Tucker has thu arrangements in hand
and after several tryouts in shorter
distances be will attempt to got communi
cation witli the Canal Zone. A machine
has been installed .on thu second floor of
the lutlaoH capahlo of producing a fifteen
foot spark. ThU is said to be 'the most
powerful instrument of ita kind in tho
Tho War Department has on exhibition
a working model of the Gatun Dam,
loaned by the Isthmian Canal Commission. ,
Tho model shows on an accurate scale a
large section of the Canal Zone. It la
es(ecially designed to demonstrate) the
operation of the locks and spill wey.
Another timely exhibit by the War
Department is a working model shoeing
how tlie aeroplane may bo used in war.
There is a miniature liarbor with mines
and batteries and an enemy's ship Is
trying to pahs through. The ship is being
cannonaded by the guns on shore and
an aeroplane is brought into use above
the vossel.- This exhibit was originally
constructed to be shown at the Alaska
Another government oxhlbit Is the put
motor, a devioo for reviving persona
who are suffering from immersion or
from asphyxiation from other causes.
It is said that the only nulmotor regularly
kept in this city is at uio Rockefeller In
stitute of Medical Research. Another
part of this oxhlbit shows a mine helmet
and tho oxygon tank,
How electricity is used in the stimula
tion of plant growth is illustrated by a
demonstration under tho direction of the
Department nfjAgriciilture. Inja green
house flowers are shown in process of
stimulation of growth. For this purpose
a machine sends a current of 100,000 volta
through a mesh screen. In contrast
with the plants affected by the current
of electricity is a bed growing under nor
An electrified farm, which represents
a Long Island region ninety miles dis.
tant from this city, blooms and thrives
under an original method of irrigation.
Dr. Emilio Olson, the scientific farmer,
sprays his crops with water charged with
an olectrlo current.
nrtOWN VON DUMA. On October s, ntJ, t
Pudapest, Hungary, Krzsebet Von Duma pt
J Budapest to Clinton Dleecker Brown of New
ABBOTT. On Tuesday, October , Orace Van
Dusen, wife of Louis I.. Abbott, In tbs elsl
year of ber age.
Funeral services at ber lata residence, 1M West
7Jd St.. N. Y. City, Friday, October II. at II
BARRY. Major' Robert Peabody Barry, lata et
II. a. A at his rrtldenre, Clifton Farm,
Warrcnton, Fauquier county, Virginia, oa
Wednesdar. October 0. 1013, In Ibe 71th year
of his age.
CAMPBELL.. On October P. 1013. Franklin Camp
belt, In the 87th year ot his age.
Services at his late residence, 700 Columbas
av on October 11, at 1 o'clock P. M.
CORCORAN. Joseph R. Corcoran, aged 40.
Services Tits Fvnebil Cbcrch, 241 West 2Jd si.
(Frank CaursKU, tiuiuimai. Remains lying
Memorial Chapel, above sddrese.
LOF.B, On Tuesday, October s, Morris, belovel
husband of Fda K. Locb, at Seabrlght, N.J.
In his soth year.
Funeral Thursday, October 10, at half past I
o'clock, at Salem Fields Cemetery, Cypress
Hills, L. I. Please omit flowers.
The Board cf Directors of the Hasasw
Technical Institctb Invite the members and
the alumni to attend the funeral of our re
vered president. "Dr. UorrU Ixb, on October
10, at 1:30 o'clock, at .Salem Fields Cemetery.
Abraham Stxikau. Vice-President.
Ecocnb K. .SPIBOtt-UEiiu, Horrotary.
UcALKKlt. On October 0, Wary McAleer, nta
Uctiarvey, relict ol Michael and mother
of Mary, Frank and the ltev. Patrick P.
Funeral on Friday, October 11, from her lata
residence. ?S West 4Sth St.. at 9M A. M
thence to Church of Sacred Heart, Waal
Hit st where solemn requiem mass will be
ottered tor the repoio ot her soul. Interment
Calvary. Kindly omit dowers.
HHICIIAIHVT.-Onrruenday. October . 1911, John
Frederick Helchardl, tu tho suit year of
Ids ate. Funeral tervlrcs nn Friday, October
II, '.' P. M.. at his Isle rcldence, 2M East
Mtli st New York, licluilvcs and friends
SCIIULK. William achuls, aged SD, beloved bus
' band of Florence Lee Kandolph. October. 9.
Chicago papers please ropy.
FRANK E. CAMflEli
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