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VOL. LXXX. NO. 103.
TWO KILLED, NINE
SHOT BYSTRIKERS
Palisades Coal Handlers
Make Attack on Erie
Detectives.
WAGE FIERCE BATTLE
Band of 200, Armed With
Revolvers, Invade Edge
water, N. J., Yards.
SLEUTHS' CHIEF DEAD
Policemen Guarding Road
Are Shot Down by
Infuriated Mob.
ONE ARREST IS MADE
Strikers Retire After Routing
Striko Breakers, Carrying
Wounded With Them.
Two hundred striking coal handlers,
mostly of Italian or Polish origin,
armed with shotguns, revolvers nnd
crowbars, yesterday aftcrnoqn made a
concerted charge against a force of
railroad detectives which wan guarding
strike breakers In the Kdgcwater, N. J.,
yards of the New York, Susquehanna
nnd Western Railroad.
They killed two of the railroad detec
the, wounded nine inoro nnd chased
the other detectives nnd the strike
breakers back to the cover of n shel
tered dock. Then the strikers re
treated back up the face of the Pall
khIc., whence they cameTcarrylng with
them some of their number who had
been shot, no one knows how badly.
The Head.
CRAW. ANDRKV J., of Dlinlra. N. Y. ;
iiilitiilii In the cistern division of th
Krle Itiitlro.id detectives. Slujt In the
right temple and l'ly filled with buck
shot. Was 2S enrs old and leaus a
widow and four chlldien.
.MALLOIIV. CLAHKNCI.. of lllngliam
ton, N. V., Krle Hallromi detective. Shot
through the heart. leaves a widow and
two children.
The Inlnrril.
nnoWN. FHANIC. of Port Jervls, N.
Y., mi Hrlr Rilllroad detective. Shot tn
the face and loud with buckshot. Ills
condition Is doubtful. To St. Man's Hos
pital. JloboKfii.
CANK. Wll.MAM. Ilr u(naiit of Kile
Itdllrond detective", of MlddletoR n, N Y.
Shot In the legs with buckshot. In St.
Mary's Hospital. Will lecover.
GLASS. W1LIAM It., or I'assale Park.
N. J., inspector In the New York olllee
of the Krle detectives, shot In the face
with buckshot. Went home.
HKIDK. WILLIAM, lfil West Thirty
sixth street. New York city. Shot In the
rhest. arms and legs with buckshot. To
St. Mary's Hospital, Will recover.
HICKS, WHITEY, of the HerghofT Pe.
tectlve Agency. Shot In the body with
buckshot. Went home.
LKSIIKR. JOHN. 35 years 'old. 36
rourth street, Brooklyn, an Krle Railroad
detective. Shot In the left side of the
neck and head. To the Hackensack Hos
pital. Will recover.
LEWIS, JOHN. 338 East Fifty-eighth
street, an Erie Railroad detective. Shot
In the legs. Went home.
RYERSON, JOHN V of 23 Lexington
avenue, New York city, a lieutenant In the
r,ne detective service. Cheek and back
lillcd with buckshot. To St. Mary's Hos
pltal, Will recover.
WOODS. WILLIAM, of Port jervls. N.
Vh detective In the employ of the Krle
Itallro.id. Shot In the ear by buckshot.
To St. Mary's Hospital.
The Italians and Poles went on strike
last Tuesday. Early that morning they
all appeared for work and demanded
twenty-five cents an hour. They had
been getting twenty cents an hour.
They were employed by the Krle Sail
road, which leases the dock and yards
from tho New York, Susquehanna and
Western Railroad.
The advance in pay was refused,
whereupon the men promptly struck.
The same day they shot Lieut. Farrlng
ton of the Hdgewater police force and
esterday a force of sixty-five detec
tives was planted around the road.
The danger point for attack from the
strikers was tho Hhore Road, which
lines the western end of tho coal yards.
This Is about 1,000 feet from tho river
and Is twenty feet higher than the
level of the coal yards, On the other
side of the Shore Road aro the Pali
sades, which go up steeply for several
bundled feet at this point. Most of
ihc stiT.ters live In shanties In thu town
of Cllffslde,
Tho Kdgewnter police force numbers
only ten men, but they were disposed
a i on ml tho coal yards nnd yesterday
afternoon that protection was thought
sluing enough to allow the use of some
strike breakers.
Karly In the afternoon on old ferry
boat with it hundred or moro strike
breakers pulled Into tho dock of the
loal yards. At this time tho strikers
were scattered around tho top of the
Palisades.
As the ferryboat pulled Into Its slip
with the strike breakers on board those
on top of tho cliffs threw rocks down
at tho detectives. The men In the yards
laughed up at them. The strikers worn
too far away to do any damage, and the
detectives thought they rould protect
the yards against uny possible nttnek,
After an hour of vigorous display
nf rage tho strikers disappeared, and
tho men below thought that they had
got tired of verbal hostilities, Tyip
strike breakers wefo put to work han
dling coal.
Shortly afler 2 o'clock, however, tho
strikers again appeared In full force
on the top of thn Palisades. Rut In
stead of waving Impotcntly and yelling
they rushed down the winding path of
the Palisades.
Four Kdgcwater policemen were on
tho road at tho foot of this path when
Continued on Second Page.
NEW
MOTHER AND SON DIE TO HYMN.
Prl I Whii (irt WnrnliiK l.rtler
Finds I'lionoKispli l'ln Iiih.
A letter which pu.zled Miss Minnie
Mniirer of 3X2 Rodney street, Hrooklyn,
was dropped Into her tnnll bos yester
day. It was from her good friend Mrs.
Millie t'ltzen of 34:. Fifty-fourth street,
South Hrooklyn. In German ll sold:
"I write to bill you good-by, for my
son William and 1 nie going on a long
Journey, nnd probably we shall not see
you again for n long, long time."
.Straightway Miss Maurer took a car
to South Hrooklyn. When she reached
tin- house In which the I'ltzens lived
she found two policemen bienklng In.
In her bedroom they found Mrs.
t'ltzen. Clenched In her teeth was the
end of a gas tube, held In place by a
rubber band around her wrist. (In the
floor beside the bed on which she lay
was n water spaniel, also dead. In the
kitchen a canary was dead In Its cage.
Then they looked for the son. They
found his body In another bedroom,
lie had made sure that the gas tube
would not slip by fastening It to a belt
around his neck. From all the six Jets,
which were open, the tips had been re
moved to Insure a free Mow.
In tho parlor was a phonograph nnd
In It n record of "Nearer. My God to
Thee" The phonograph's playing of
the hymn was the Inst sound Mrs.
t'ltzen nnd her son heard.
Mrs. 1'ltzen's husband. William Pit
zcn. Is an architect. Ho lives In Sara
toga avenue, Hrooklyn, and It was said
last night that he nnd his wife had
separated. The son, William. Jr., was
an expert accountant. He had been out
of employment.
KUBELTK'S VIOLIN SEIZED.
Pamon (inarnrrlna Taken on I'nn-
cert Director'! .1 uiluiiien t.
Special fable lietpalch to Tits Si v.
Hckmn. Dee. 11. Kubellk's famous
Oaurnerlus violin has been seized by the
authorities on nn order from court to
satisfy a Judgment In favor of n Lon
don concert director. Kubellk offered
his check In payment of the Judgment,
but this was refused. He expects, how;
ever, to get his fiddle back beforo he
goes to Vienna for nn operation for
appendicitis some time before Christ
mas. Kubellk gave a concert here yesterday
and It was harshly reviewed by the Her
Un critics. Kubellk explains that he Is
taking the "st.matlnn cure" preliminary
to the operation and that he Is In a
weakened condition. For this reason he
was not able to do Justice to his work.
Fran Kubellk wept bitterly over the
seizure of the violin, which was the
outcome of an action In New Zealand.
In which Kubellk was compelled to pay
damages.
TO BE READYTOJSO TO WAR
Itaroiiess vnn Snttner Tells of
Notification Sent to the
Violinist.
Fritz Krelsler, one of the gieatest
Using violinists, may be compelled to
lay down the fiddle and the Ihiw and
march off to war. A few days ago he
received an official imtitlcutlon from
the Austrian (lovernment to be in readi
ness to respond to u call tu arm".
Iiaroness Hertha von Suttner told nn
nudience at thn llerkeley Lyceum yes
terday morning of the warning sent by
Austria to the violinist. She eleclured
that mobilization of the Austrian troops
is going on moro or less openly in prep
aration for tho invasion of Servla, If
that notion should bo decided oil.
"And among the terrible effects of
the present Halkan war," she said, "Is
this one: that all the forces, all the
faculties of n great genius may be sacri
ficed to this madness of universal
slaughter.
"1 want to give you Americans a little
Warning. Do not be fooled by tho
underground workings of the armament
trust. We know there Is such a trust.
It Is to their Interest that liattleshlps
be built, that armies lie equipped. They
further these preparations for war be
cause It makes their own fortunes,"
After the lecture Raroness von Sutt
ner was asked If she did not consider
that Andrew Carnegie occupies nn
anomalous position in heading a peace
movement and In building a peace
pnlaco with money made partly from
the manufacture of armor plate. She
said she thought Mr. Carneglo was not
In business, Tho questioner retorted
that the Carnegie fortune consists
largely of steel Imnds. To which the
baroness said nothing nt all.
AMERICAN AHRESTED IN ITALY.
'Iluelie l.ntiiralnn" Said In Hare
Insulin! the Country.
fpfcial Cable l.npatch to Tils Sev.
MiiJtN', Dec. II. A middle aged Ameri
can lady, who says she Is the Duchess
Lavarslna of New York, Is In the hands
of the Milan police on account of n dis
turbance on n train this afternoon. She
was travelling on the Milan express and
according tn the police got Into a heated
discussion with an Italian fellow pas
senger and spoke in an Insulting man
ner of Italy and the Italians.
The Italians In the car sent word
nliead to the authorities, and when the
train arrived here the pohVe were at the
station ami Invited the American woman
tu accompany them to police headquar
ters. The "duchess" refused to do so
nnd created a scene. She shouted and
screamed and Is alleged to have hurled
Insults ut the police. A great crowd
assembled on tho platform and hooted
uml Jeered ut the struggling woman,
who Insisted that Charles M, Cnughy,
the American Consul, bn called to pro
tect her.
The police afler giot.t difficulty suc
ceeded In dragging the woman to their
headquarters, where she declared she
was the Duchess Lavarslna of New
York. The America u Consul whs sum
moned and he Is now trying to obtain
the woman's release.
No such woman appears In any of the
New York society directories.
;riut beak nprinu water.
toe. per cc of n moppered bottitt. Ait.
YORK, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1912. Copyright,
DELVE INTO DEALS
IN N. EXCHANGE
Pujo Investigators Hear 90
Per Cent, of Business
Is Speculative.
STOCK SALE FIGURES
Millions of Shares . Beyond
Capital Arc Sold, Is
Testimony.
COPPER "CORNER" UP
United Metals Operations
in Amalgamated in 1907
Brought Out.
XKW YORK JIK.V AXfiRY
Brokers Awaiting Chance to
Testify Fret as Market
Gets Active.
Washington', Dec. 11. The Pujo com
mittee of the House begun to-day Us
Investigation of the New York Stock
Kxchange.
Many reams of statistics were Intro
duced In evidence with a view to show
ing that un overwhelming percentage of
the business on the exchange In the so
culled active stocks represents specula
tive and not Investment transactions.
The committee probed Into the well
known operations In Amalgamated Cop.
per stock back In tho spring and au
tumn of 1907.
Samuel t'ntermyer, counsel for the
committee, charged In effect that a cor
ner In the supply of copper had been
effected through the I'nlted Metals Sell
ing Company, of which the lato H. II.
Rogers and William Rockefeller were
the moving spirits.
Tobias Wolfson. assistant manager of
the company, acknowledged on the wit
ness stand that In five months of that
year the I'nlted Metals Celling Com
pany had advanced oer $43,000,000 to
producers on copper and that during
that period something less than 0,000,
000 pounds had been marketed by his
company, which Mr. I.'ntermyer con
tended controlled the miles of between
60 and 70 per cent, of the entire cop
per production of the country. The nor
mal sales for a tlve months period would
be, It was estlmulcd. between 1CU.000.000
, and 200,000,000 pounds.
Artificial Shnrtaar Alleged.
The Intimations plainly conveyed by
counsel for the Investigators was that
a high price of copper was maintained
. through creating an nrtltlclal shortage
In the market until the Insiders of the
Amalgamated company had succeeded
In unloading a largo volume of stock on
I the public.
j It was disclosed that as soon as the
United Metals Selling Company began
to throw some of Its big accumulations
of copper on the market, the price of
metal and the quotations of the stock
both dropped sharply.
The fact was brought out that during
the period of ulleged nrtltlclal shortage
of the copper supply, the stock had been
J most active. In one month, for Instance,
; more than one nnd one-half times the
entire number of shares Issued having
been traded In on the Hock Kxchange.
; Manager Wolfson contended em
phatically that there had been no arti
ficial manipulation of the copper market
and that the United Metnli Selling Com
pany had not been used to mnke money
In the stock market for Insiders.
All this testimony and much besides
was given In the preserice of President
.lames li, Mabon of the New York Stock
Kxchange, several members of the board
of governors and half a dozen or more
other members of the big exchange, who
have been summoned to Washington by
tho Investigators.
I'nablr to Teallfy.
All day these members of the New
York Stock Exchange sat In the big
caucus room In the House office build
ing, listening to Mr. Untermyer's ques
tions nnd replies of witnesses without
getting any opportunity to be heard.
Meantime there was the deuce to pay
In the stuck market and a more uncom
fortable and disgruntled lot of witnesses
could hardly he Imagiped.
Several of them protested that their
presence In Washington meant a big
sacrifice to them at this time Hnd that
the condition of the market was such
as to demand their return at once to
New York.
Frequently the members of the New
York board received telephono calls
fiom New York and hurried out to talk
with their partners or business as
sociates, who had been left behind nnd
who were seeking advice.
In tho New York Stock Kxchange
party were C. W. Turner of C. W. Tur
ner & Co. and .lohn II, Orlesel of firlcsel
& Itogers, two of the biggest and best
known money lenders nn the exchange,
These men were particularly discour
aged over their failure to get a hear
ing before tho committee,
Other members of the exchange who
cooled their heels In the committee
room during the day were F, K, Sturgls,
II, IC, IVmroy, Harry Content,
Rudolph Keppler and tleorge W. Kly,
secretury of the exchange.
As soon as the hearing adjourned
at -1:30 there was a rush by the New
York contingent townrd Samuel IJnter
mycr, counsel for tho committee. The
committee had delegated to Mr, llnter
myer tho power of arranging tho order
of witnesses, as It has most of the other
powers In regard to the conduct of tho
hearing.
Mr. Untermyer contended that there
Continued on Fourth Page.
INJECT ETHER UNDER THE SKIN.
1'hlladrlpliln Surgeon Try tt
Method f (living Altars! net Ir.
Pimi.apki.i-iiia, Dec. 11, Prof. William
H, van Lennep, surgeon In charge at
the Hahnemann Hospital, operated this
afternoon on a nun for removal of a
growth from one of the Internal orgnns
nnd for the first time In the history of
surgical operations here had Dr. .1, W.
Hassler of New York come to this rlty J
to administer us amesthetlc ether and
wnler subcutnneotisly.
The Injection was made directly Into
the veins of the pa llent's arms nnd
within u minute and a half from the
time that the Injection was made the
patient was tinder the Influence of
aniesthesla.
Dr. Hassler nnd I'rof. van Lennep
were particularly well pleased with the
effects of the ether as administered In
this wny, as there was no nausea nnd
the after effects were of such a nega
tive quantity that the patient was us
normal nfter the operation as though
the knife hnd never been used.
PARCELS POST STAMPS ALL RED.
llealBtiK llnnae From Letter ('nrrlern
to l)nlrlnR.
The new parcels pot stamps will be
distributed by .Innu.try 1.
Knch of the twelve denomination""
, .. ,t ..... n-u . .l.tn f
tl .I I I. .
Tine cent? "Post OMIce Cle.k"; two
" i
cent, "City Carrier"; three cent,
i . 1 1 t
way Postal Clerk"; four cent, "Uural
Carrier"; five cent, "Mall Train"; ten
cent, "Steamship and Mnll Tender";
fifteen cent, "Automobile Service":
twenty cent, "Aeroplane Carrying
Mall"; twenty-five cent, "Dairying,"
seventy-five cent, "Harvesting"; one
dollar, "Fruit Growing."
The stamps are I by llJ Inches and
are all red,
FIFTH AVENUE SOLD
Hnililing on Style of Sherry's
Sniil to lie Planned
on Site.
Harry Pnynu Whitney old his prop
erty y.wterday at the southwest cor
ner of Fifth uvenue and Fifty-seventh
street. It consists of the former Whit
ney home, on the Immediate corner, and
the house adjoining on Fifth avenue,
once the home of Charles W, Morse,
The buyer, whose name has not been
divulged, takes the property without
any restrictions ngnlnst buMucvs. The
price was reported at something less
than J2.000.000. From what can bo
learned from the principals It seem
that a, building on the style of Sherry's
will be erected on the site.
It was announced two years ago that
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; ." . . " . .,: ' . . " '
HKOl lo jur-i'iw lot' ir.iiot'iui.u L'liar1
ncter of Fifth avenue In the vicinity i
t f...,.,. ,, .,.i ,i,.., i, ,..i i
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accept a business tenant for the prop-
i erty If one conducting a "unlet" busi
ness could lie found. He hai not oc
cupied the property, nor has any one
else since the announcement was made.
Mf IV'ltltnnv .i,...ta,l !... n 1...
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ititi.-t-u uif. I'lrin ntpuit- in riiiii it i
nue and Sixty-eighth utreet from th"
till.. .Iiltnnu Tfmil SSmltli ti'Hr. l.nil niir.
chased It' from the estate of William
C Whitney. It luis always been said
that on account of ns.oclatons and
through regard for hl old neighbors
Mr. Whitney would never permit the
old dwelling to be materially nlteted,
but others before him have found such
decisions too expensive to ho carried
out.
tin the corner to the north of the
Whitney house Is the Cornelius Vander
bllt place, across Fifth avenue to the
eust Is Mrs. Collls P. Huntlngtun's resi
dence, nnd diagonally across, at the
northeast corner. Is the home of Mrs.
Hermann Oelrlchs. This last property,
It has been reported recently, along
with the entire block front up to Fifty
eighth street, is likely to undergo a
business improvement at the bands of
Its owners, the .lones estate. Leases
there have something over a year to
run.
The property which Mr. Whitney sold
Is n plot measuring 100 feet on Fifth
avenue nnd IIS feet on Fifty-seventh
street. Tho house on the immediate
corner, which was built by the late Wil
liam C. Whitney about twenty-five years
ago. Is a four story building and next
to It Is a building of similar height
which Mr. Whitney sold to Charles W.
Morse, who later resold It to Harry
Payne Whitney. He inherited the old
Whitney home In 1H07 when It was as
sessed by the city at 1950,000.
.i'....i.i , .
I ii oi iiiiiiKion iiiteuouse represented
ir. vwiuney in tlie sn e and Frank D,
Velllor the buyer.
MATTY WINS AT CHECKERS.
Ileal, in Ont nt III at U'rtl Ml.lr
V. M. C. A.
Chrlsly Mnthewsou, the Giants'
pitcher, some time
i In mortal checker combat any sixteen
branch could produce.
Last night he
made good
Matty walked thoughtfully up nnd 1
down Inside 11 nnrruw i-ii,i-u ...I
-- - ...... onuiihir ui
checker tab lea rinmnl u-liii .
I .... c.- t .-(iii'i-u 1
, players twice us thoughtful along the A party In honor nf two survivors of
riiiji 'r,,7ivv"H rvai" ,r t,u
board, and reaching many Y. M. C. A I IU" ,r', '"h" nr".wn
I boys deep back of the players was' mi ' wpMt Twenty-first street, llayonue,
I Interested gallery of one 'hundred or N. J.
I more, Hefore 10 o'clock Mntty had. The survivors were Miss Itessle Mc
, beaten thirteen of the Y. M. C. A, play- , . . 1 , . ,
,ers, three had won from 1,1m uiid one I J,,,. ... . J A'maM. ,cl or"
made a draw. Fatisto Daluml, cuptaln
of tho West Side branch checker team;
C. Meyer und F. N. Perkins were the
three who won. The draw mnn wmh
Andrew II. Lowry, who onco bent the
bite Clarence Freeman, ut one time
champion of the country.
"Taking them cm the whole," said
Mntty as ho climbed Into a gray car that
the thirteen defeated limited upon call
Ing the "murder car" after tho
slaughter, "they're tho best crowd of
players I've gono up ngalnst."
Whereupon even thn thirteen Joined
In tho cheers that followed Matty on
hit way home.
1312. bV the Sun Printing ami Publishing
mrsTjohn ASTOR SUPER"
ON MANHATTAN STAGE
With fnicstH, She Itiiles in Train
Wreck Scene of "The
Whip."
YKILKI) AT WITH OTIItiltK
Mflnnger Didn't Know Whom He
Was Imploring to lie
"Niiturnl."
Stage Manager Helwyn .Joyce of "The
Whip," the Kngllsh melodrama now at
the Mnnhnttnn Opera House, spoko as
follows last night to some volunteer
supers who bad come "back stage"
from two lower stage boxes to ride In
the railroad train that the villain tried
to wreck.
"Now for heaven's sake, yon," cried,
the excited stage manager, who bad no i
notion that the "supers" were Mrs. j
.lohn Astor, Mr and Mrs. Philip;
Llvemiore,
Francis Crownlnshleld, '
,,., I t,ll(t r. (.iiFiiiMiintu, ....
Moncture lloblnson, Mr. and Mrs,
"' Whltehouse. Miss Kugenle Laden-
hi) i'lp. w. muitiPium it stpwnn. .ir.. ami -
three or four more of the Astor box
party "for heaven's sake try to
ridC
across the stage In the passenger cars
as If Jt wusu'l the first time oti ever
were In u llrst class carriage.
"Head u paper at the car window or
talk to whoever Is sitting beside you
--anyway, don't spoil the whole d.irn
scene by trying to look straight out at
the audience to count the house. Do
you get that? If any of you folks bust
up the scene you'll hear from me!
From me. do you hea"?"
And Mrs. Astor and her box p.ir'y
heard and remembered and rode out on
the stage to be wrecked without once
trying to count the house.
The Idea was Frank Crownlnshleld's.
Karly In the play Mr. Crownlnshleld
approached Morris Gest and begged pa
thetically for permission from the man
agement for himself nnd all tho rest of
the dozen or more In the box party to
"go back stage" and see at least a part i
of "The Whip at a point Just a few
Jumps ahead of the horses, locomotives,
passenger conches, falling sandbags, au
tomobiles, squads of paid supers and
bigger squads of stage hands nnd ac
tors, actors, uctors.
"I'll sen," said Mr, Gest. while the
press agent, standing nearby, once he
hud learned who wus asking permission
to "go buck" and supe tried to stave
off a fatnl attack of ecstasy before this
thing should be. Mr. Gest was delllier
atlng, Me snld, merely lwcauso first the
jtermlsslon of Miss Marie Illlngtun, the
yoi. Jfr. Hramish of "Tho Whip," and
". I"l""l l'""
would have
to
lw obtained. Tho shock, Mr. (Jest
'.'.7, ! , ""," ," ... '
M'" Mllngtons art.
I Hut after what seemed to the nress
agent like hours Mr. Gest enme out from
"back stage" again to tell Mr. Crownln
shleld that the linn. Mr, llcamlsh
would be . ellghted.
And then Morris Gest led Mr. Crown-
iim - iueM,
Mrs. Astor nnd the ten others
l of the box party back of the boxes to
the west of the stage while the tele-
,,,"m - )m.enlng In front of
'" ,,r," ""I1 " 1 " w:"r,U1 wns luylnB ralU
road tracks back of the drop.
And as the two railway carriages In
which the Astor party were to ride
,,cros the stage and for the love of
heaven not count he hou-e while do ng
it were wait ng In the wings at the
east side of the stage, the dozen men
and women In evening clothes hnd to
work their way ns noiselessly as pos
slble all the way across the stage with
the back drop of the telephone scene
shielding them, of course, from the
audience watching the nlay.
Sand bags were dropping. Helween
eighteen mid twenty million stage
hands were trying to lay a complete
railroad system Instantly, pausing only
to remark, "Wot fell" peevishly when
folks In evening clothes thoughtlessly
got In the way. Hut Mr. Crowinshleld
nnd Mrs. Astor, aided by Morris Gest,
finally got them nil ncross stuge unin
jured. Then they climbed Into the high
riding railway carriages.
"Don't count the house!" again yelled
the stage manager.
Nobody did. The Astor box party
dutifully kept eyes straight ahead as
the train shot ahead.
Among those who were In the audience
to enjoy the unusual sight of "society"
on the stage were the following:
Mr. nnd Mrs. Theodore Hoosevelt, .Ir
who were giving a box party, their
uests including William T. Burden
and Miss oign Wlhorg; -Mr. and Mrs.
Alexander Dallas Hache Pratt, Mrs.
Henry S. Hedmond, Franklin Plummer,
Mr. and Mrs. Allen G. Williams, Dr.
and Mrs. Preston P. Satterwhlte, Mr. 1
and Mrs. G, Hramhnll Gilbert, Miss
Llla Gilbert, Halph Uloomer, Sumner
flerard, Mr and Mrs. Fdward Clnrksoo
Potter, Mr. and Mrs. F.ltlnge F. Warner,
J. Horden Hariiman, Miss Lillian Rus
sell and Slary Mnnnerlng.
' j TITANIC SURVIVORS MAY WED.
'
McCoy aed TIioiiiiih Mcl'or
111 lek When l.lner Snnk,
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1 H,av"'1 t,,r"1l"il1 the heroism of Miss Sic
' . ....... ..... ..
lmu wle' wl" beul"" .urn. nniimino win
mttmptl" M''Cormlek leaped overboard.11"1"" iiiuruios were wen away
mill.
He1
jusi neiiire 1 ne vessel mannered.
swam to a lifeboat In which Miss Mc
Coy was one of the passengers.
Sailors In the boat heat him off with
oars, but he managed to grasp the side
of the boat. He wb pulled Into the
boat by Miss McCoy, who sat on him
nnd refused to let the sailors throw
him overboard.
A friendship sprang up between the
two. which U Is said will culminate In
their marriage.
Atsoclatlon.
TO DEPOSE CZAR'S HEIR?
llrporl Thai dram! Ilukr Dmitri Will
llrplnee 'nrelleh.
Special t'ahle heevatch tn Tur. Srv
LuNbuN, Dec, 12. The hi! .rur.it
makes a feature this morning of a story
continuing u statement In the Paris
Mutln In regard to a reason for a change
In the nrriingrmeiit of the succession
to the Husslnii throne. The heir deslg-
nn to for the last few days, according to
the story, has been generally stated to
be the Grand Duke Dmitri, the twenty-one-year-old
son of the rjrand Duke
Paul, who Is a cousin of th Czar nnd
Is engaged to marry the hitters eldest
daughter, the Grand Duchess Olgn.
Other nnd nearer successors, Includ
ing the young man's father, are barred
by reason of morganatic marriages.
The reason given for this action, and
which Is seriously supported by the
llxprrti and the Matin, has been mooted
before, but has not heretofore been
thus stated polnthlank. It Is that Un
wound of the Czarevitch Is of such a
nature that he will be Incapable of con
tinuing the line of succession.
TAFT'S TRIP TO CANAL LAID OUT.
President nml I'nrl) Will Start fur
I'll nn inn December III.
Wasiiinoto.v, Dec. 1 1. President
Tafl's Itinerary on the forthcoming trip
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1 oiiiiioii o.i iioiioiiiiieo io-imy. lie
wt eaV). ,prc Tlllri,(i
ay, December
10. ut inldnlght for Key Vest Fla..
"'iioniuh .-mihhu.i m-
. , will board the dreadnought Arkansas.
... Ml i .l
I He Ih illto to iirrlo of frtatohnl iilimit
tlnnittfllmr Vi tin u'lll utK.ml ..nil llir..,,
' flu I'H i.n tlio tuttiitmu I .iiiin.nt Int- (lit. (.fi
lial work and will leave about Decem
ber 27 for Washington, whero ho will
be due on December 31.
Mrs. Taft, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Toft,
Charles D. Utiles, secretary to the Pres
ident; Major Thomas L. Hhoads, the
military aid, and Lieutenant-Commander
.lohn W. Tlmmlus, naval uld, will be
members of the party.
MRS, WIDENER TO HAVE VILLA.
trcliilrct FlnlsliliiK Plan fr ..)(,
t IMHI .rwpnrt House.
l'lllLAiifiJ-uiA, Dec. 11. Mrs. George
D. WIdener has commissioned Horace
Trumbauer to complete the plans for
a villa to be bult on Hellevue avenue,
Newport, It will be of stone anil will
cost approximately $r,00,000.
Preliminary plans for the house were
drawn for the late George D. WIdener
and these were abandoned after his
death by his widow.
The architect says that the plans
will be ready for the builders early
next month so that work can be pushed
as rapidly as possible.
DIES SUDDENLY AT WALDORF.
Ca pt. W. t. Hose of nn Francisco
Victim at. Heart UUeasr.
Capt. W. C. Hose of San Francisco,
believed from maps and specimens of
ore In his luggage to hae been either
u mining engineer or a mining pro
moter, died suddenly of heart trouble
following nn attack of acute Indigestion
at the Waldorf last night.
Cupt. Hose nrrlved on Tuesday after
noon and registered ns W. C. Hose of
San Francisco. Mnll falling for him,
however, uniformly Included tho title
of Cuptaln. He was a henvlly biilll
man of six feet or more and seemed
In the best of health.
h V i m . V i1 the committee's counsel, has been doing
called the hotel office by telephono and;. ,., , ,..,,. Hollies under
asked that a house physician be sent to
his room. Dr. Hubert C. Adams and Dr.
A. A. Moore went to Capt. Hose's room.
Fo u very bad attack of ludlges-
.. caSl BnythnK
, mo ()f , mknl lmit , w,f ,
,,rllncsl.0 l)H no.llled. Hefore be could.
,,ve kW(. . uMreM ,,f hls wlf n ;
I Francisco he fell dead.
Coroner Felnberg went to the hotel.
disease.
A r tlrt.l IPl II, WI'L. 11 l,Hlll. . I
Hose, whom death Is reported from New 1 ''""' "" 7" "" "" "
York, was largely Interested in Nevada " " "-"; '' ' ""'f; 0
and I'lacer county -mart, mines, but he !'"' ,TU"K lr .' ,', , , ,v 1 '
spent very little -time in S.in Francisco ""Jrlc! 1,1 1 V" T'Z "n ,v
and had no home here. j ' ""''; " r;,,'ps(t ,nr.M ( m
I and Fome of her associates that she said
cnT-r. mn t, ,,,r. I "" ,,f ,,1,'lr number, nctlng as repre-
STOLE TO KEEP WIFE WARM. (tentative of u considerable group, hud
gone to Mrs. I). H. P. Helmont nnd to
.linlgea llenr Pathetic storj nml (ilvej Mayor Gayuor and had asked for help
Primmer Mime
Herbert Hensel, 3
17 years old, stole nj,vp0l siio says she Is a college grad
t. valued at J2.r., on .,,. was taken by the committee
womnn's heavy coat
December 2, and when he came before
Justices Mclnerney, Stelnert nnd Sul
mon yesterday he pleaded guilty In
Speclul Sessions. Probation Officer
Connors told the story of the crime and
Hensel was released on suspended sen
tence. The Judges reached In their
l",' ''' Passed bills over the rail
to him, and every one, from Assistant
District Attorney Wllnuil to Attendants
Matthew Forest and C. .1. Frederick,
had something to contribute.
"The man bus a wife nnd a five-year-old
child," said ''minors, "and on
Thanksgiving th'.y were living In 11
loft at the very tup of 11 building, with
tlve cents for breakfast and lunch and
dinner. They had pawned even his
overcoat and the fenther In his wife's
hat. everything but his wlfe'H wnnn
coat. The landlord came for 2 rent
that day and the coat was pawned.
"Hu said he had to have a home for
he soon was to be a father again. Tho
cold day came and his wlfo had no coat
and ho stole."
Storo Detective Dlsken accompanied
Hensel out of court and said he'd Hnd
him u Job,
TROUBLE IN SANTO DOMINGO.
trclihlahop N'onrl, Provisional Presi
dent, iel Into Dimcultlea.
Warhinuton, Deo. 11. Apparently tho
Dominican revolutionists waited only
.....11 41... i ..! t . .1
from Santo Domingo city before storting
troublo again, according to dosnatcho
received iu Washington this afternoon.
Horatio Vasquez, loader of the recent
revolution. Is roiorted to bo preparing
to make things uncomfortable for Arch
bishop Nouel, who was installed as com
promise provisional President less than
two weeks ago. Tho understanding horo
is that it was Vasqucz In particular who
insisted on the election of tho ArohbUhop
as provisional President as one of the
conditions on which he and his forces
would lay down their arms.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
WOMAN BARES B G
POLICEVICE GRAFT
Hesort Owner Tells of
IMaekmail and Names
Collectors.
PAID FOR PROTECTION
Aldermen Jlcar Appeal of
Underworld for Citizens
Commission.
:$5,0)()
Many
LOST WOMEN
Shop Girls Driven
Into Evil Life,
She Says.
MIIS. BKLMOXT'S AID ASKED
Mrs. (Jooile Snys Mayor or City
Authorities Can't Oust
"System."
Mrs. Mary Goode, who admits having
run a fiuestlonnblc resort In New York
for two years, told the Currnn Alder
manic committee yesterday that tho
had paid for police protection every
month; named the men who, she said,
hnd received It, and declared protection
money wus demanded nnd received from
every similar resort In tho city.
Altogether the witness estimated the
number of women making vice a busi
ness in New York nt 35,000. This num
ber, she said, Included many girls who
worked In stores nil day, but whose
weekly wages of 4 or J5 made It
almost compulsory for them to turn
to Illegal employment as a means of
livelihood.
Mrs. Goode advocated before the
committee the establishment of a
citizens' committee or other com
mission of unimpeachable character to
regulate vice and, as she put It, to save
those employed In such pursuits from
the rapacHy- of tho police.
No Mayor, Police Commissioner or
District Attornoy, she said, could pre
vent graft under tho present conditions.
In return for taking hejbtislnesa from
the hands of the police Mrs. Goodo
promised on behalf of those conduct
ing such resorts cooperation with tho
Commission, with a view to making the
streets of the olty safer and moro
decent nnd putting down the white
slave traffic.
IMvjer'n Xmiiic llrnuKht In,
The n.tme of Inspector Dwyer. who
Is In command of the district on the
upper West Side, was brought In only
as the responsible commander In whose
,iPtr(.t ,,. C1',,ectlng Is done. A police
man named Skclly. who. according to
,,,r ., ,lf ,.nI1,nln mreoran of
the West 100th street station; a police
man named Dwyer, n nephew of the In-
sj-ector. and a W"
!; wie tie mi. ned b Mrs Goode
" mi con nletbu
person giving J, more . cpWIn
iiltd a policeman named Hall
In
ng a
monthly payment, to a man sne unuer-
stood to be a go-between for the nftl-
Two men were named by Mrs.
I Goode as collectors for the police In the
1 upper West side' i-.iiiaiiiiei. or .uunny.
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in Cliuilging coimiiiuun 111 mu
Mrs. Goode Is a woman of unusual
to mean n graduate of a business col
lege. She uses good Kngllsh, expresses
herself In clean cut sentences which tell
what she means without cavil and
showed not only a familiarity with New
York vice and graft conditions but also
a studious knowledge of the general
subject of Immorality and Its repression.
Fear to Walk on Streets,
She talked with apparent fearlessness
hut admitted after her Btory was finished
that sho was afraid to venture Into the
street nlone.
At tho beginning of her testimony
Mrs. Goodo said that five gunmen, In
cluding Gyp the Blood, raided her flat
In West Fifty-eighth street on Jan
uary 19, 1911, held up the men and
women In the place and took all their
money and Jewelry. Three of the
holdup men, she said, were sent to
prison, but Gyp the Blood's case didn't
come to trial and he was released.
She was arrested for the first time a
week or ten daya later, but was dis
charged. She said sho asked Police
man Hall why eha was arrested and ho
told her that "hundreds" of complaints
had come In about her flat, She doubted
the accuracy of this statement becaas
sho had been In the neighborhood only
two weeks.
In the latter part of June last, she
snld, Judge O'Sulllvan, who lived In
West Fifty-eighth street, made com
plaints about the character of flats In
tho neighborhood nnd thero was some
raiding. Mrs. Ooode spoko to Manny
Maas about It. Maas, sho said, Is a
beer bottler In East Forty-ninth street
and sells to the houses and Hats 'qf the
sort she conducted. She didn't buy of
Mm because, she say, sho never sells
beer or liquor.
Bho says that a resort such as hers
cannot sell beer and liquor nnd be "re
spectable." Alderman Dowllng picked
her up on the uso of this word, but
using It In a comparative senso with
particular regard to the preservation
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