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THE &UN, MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1913.
ONE DEAD, TWO BADLY
Jneol) Pnrkor, Yonkors Mcr
oil it 11 1 . Killed nt tho Howcry
mid First Street.
WAXY COLLISIONS ALSO
W'vi I'liveiiients Cnusc Machines
to (fet He. von d Control
Automobile ncrlrtents yesterday re
ultt il In inn' ili'iith nnd icrlnuii Injuries to
tn iicrsotid. Thrrii wore three collisions
between nutumutillen and other vehicles.
One machine skidded on n wet pnvement
nd hroko off a water hydrant. A Key
ser nhot Into tho air for nearly an hour
until employee of tho Water Department
turned It off nt tho main.
The man killed was Jacob Parker,
merchant of Yolikers. He wan on his way
tn visit a friend, Knrn Fisher, at US 1
ex ulicct. ItavltiK nllshted fiom a Fourth
RVenue car ut the Ilowery and First street,
he walked behind tho car and stepped
on tn the iinithliomul Hacks, when an
iiutomnhlle, ilrlun by Morris Ftuer, came
IMrker. who was 40 years old. tried to
print; to one side, but was too late. Tho
mudMi.ird hurled him ten feet ahead and
beforo the machine could be stopped it
ran over him. Tho motor car was mvned
by Dr. Isidore Schoenhnus of 1301 Wash
IriKton avenue. I'arker was killed In
lmly. Jnenli IVIk Knocked Itonn
Mkull Is Fractured.
At 6 o'clock In the evenlnu Jacob Felp,
85 yearn old, of 170 Kast 111th street,
was knocked down and drawd by an
automobile driven by Mark V. Sanger.
1947 Seventh avenue, at Lenox uveuuo
and luth street.
The iiutomoljlle was not travelllne; f.im,
aceorillngr to witnesses, and Kelt? was
drngBed only a fiw feet He was taken
to the Harlem Hoipitnl. where his skull
was found to be fractured. Tho phy
Blclans believed they had found evidences
of Internal Injuries as well and didn't
hold out much hopo for 1'elc.
A policeman attached to the West Kid
treet station who saw tho accident took
Sanger's name and nddnss but did not
hold him. Hu was of the opinion that It
was "an unavoidable accident."
Fact .MotIiik Auto lltta Man With
Prulinlily Fatal Jtesult.
Karly In tho day John Hlneh. an Iron
moulder, who lles at 13 Marcy nvenue.
Williamsburg, stepped from a (irand
treet car nt Drlggs avenue, falling to
ee nn automobile which was mdvanclnc
at high hpied. The machine hit him
with nich force that ho was tot-sed to tho
aldewalk several feet away.
Peter (Josfeld of 191 ltoebllng streM,
,Who was driving the machine, stopped.
With Policeman Cummlngs's aid he lifted
Hindi into the automobile nnd took him
to the Williamsburg Hospital, where it
was found that the man's Injuries were
o severe that he probably will die.
Hnehlnr I'rom ecrelnry of Stilte'a
l.lrenso Korean In Trash,
An autonilbllo belonging to the Scr
tary of State's' license bureau ran Into an
automobile owned by Dr. M. T. Hey.
-noMs of 141 Montauk avenue, Kast New
Vork, at Hushwlck avenue and tho High
land Houlevatd, Kasr New York, yes
terday afternoon, Iioth automobiles were
Tho department machine contained, ac
cording to witnesses, thren men and threo
women. W. llrogan of 1771 Seventy-fifth
treet, an employee of tire license bureau,
was driving. Two of the men and one of
tho women were thrown out and bruised,
but weie pot utIou")' hurt. Dr. Hey
noMs's ch lurr, ur, Henry Young, who had
Just left his employer and Mrs. Heynolds
at church, wis alone In the Reynolds car.
He was thrown out but escaped Injur'.
Wet Pavement Cause Another Col
lision nr Sniuc Spot,
Within 200 yardi or the same spot and
t almost the same time. -:30 o'clock yts
terdu) afternoon, an automobile owned
and driven by Herman t'lncus of 131
wi'li ill's avenue. Kast Tseur orll, was
sti ink on HuMiwIck avenue, at Jamaica
avenue, b a taxlotb owned and driven
by Henry lllrseh of DO Wlllt-tt street.
Again skidding on a wet pavement was
Rivrii as th" cause of the accident. Both
men were thrown to rtie pavement and
were treated for bruise by an ambulance
urgeon from the Hradford btreet IIus
Women's flu lis lit Hold Merttn to
Make Street Safer
The women's clubs of the greater city
will hold a Joint meetlw? at tho Hotel
Ast ir th'.H afternoon at 2:30 o'clock to
decide If they can do anything to'mako
the streets cafer for pedewtrlans.
Mri V N Palmer, president of the
Poiiei, f..r Pol I Study, whlcji Is hack
of t ie ineet.iig to-day. believes the only
wa to inula .nitomoblllsts leduce their
eiire.i huh o.-imiy gre.ner pieeaiiuon ih
for the city to have a squad of sou,
motor cyi le iwillcemen scattured through
the live boroughs constantly on the look
out for violators of the speed laws,
CITY BIRTH RATE DECLINES.
Deerinse Alarms Iti'Klilfr Death
Hale llll I.inv Record.
The mcoid of tho oar in low Infant
mortality was reached last week, accord
ing m the llgiius of the Rabies Welfare
Association made public to-day. There
were only 1 1 4 deaths among children
under one year in the greater city.
New York h declining birth rate is
worrying the Infant welfaro workers, who
belke that the failure of doctors to re
port birlhs causes the death ratu to ap
pear higher than It really Is. The Hoard
eif Health Iiiih taken up the matter and
Dr. William Oullfny, registrar of records,
lias sent out a warning to doctors that a
prosj cutlon will follow every birth not
reported in the tlmo prescribed by law
after Its occurrence. Dr. Uullfoy ndds:
"Non n-porting of births, however, does
not b any means account altogether for
thu steady decnasn tn New York's birth
rat'. If the decline of the last few weeks
continue the falling olf In New York's
birth rale will Income a condition to cause
serious nlnrm to students of social condi
tions." PRISON GRAFT TRIAL TO-DAY.
Collins, Ware nml I'llrgernld Will
Face Former Jury.
Ol.KNJ Fau.r, N. Y., Dec. 7. District
Attorney llrsklne Rogers of Washing
ton county wilt open to-morrow at Hud
son Falls thu case against ex-Stiperln-tendent
of Prisons Cornelius V, Collins
of Troy, ex-Stato Architect Franklin H.
Ware and Michael Fitzgerald of Hoo
slck Falls, a i ontractor. The Indictment
iharglng grand larceny was teturned by
tho special grand Jury Investigating the
ehnrgcH of graft In tho construction of
tho CJrcat Meadow Prison ut Comstock,
The Jury will bo selected from a panel
of 17.ri men, mostly wealthy Washington
i empty farmers. Justice Henry Hoist
eif Amsterdam, who presided over tho
saleii4 t Hr sUauil Jury4 wlU IU
$100 and up
LAWYERS MORTGAGE CO.
RICHARD M. HURD. PrMtdint
Capital Surplus - $S,SM,M0
r.ft Ubtrlr St.,N,T.lM Mootlrue RtRkn,
SCHIFF HITS STATE
AID FOR WIDOWS
Tells Kmnnnel Sisterhood Flan
Fosters Shirkins of
I'HGES PERSONAL SKltVJCK
Thinks Tndividunls Should
Watch Over and Care
Jacob II. Schlff, speaking Inst night
nt tho twenty-fifth anniversary celebra
tion of the Knt.inu-til Sisterhood of Per
sonal Service at tho Temple Kmanu-lII,
declared that he did not believe In State
aid for widowed mothers, and warned
all communal societies against "relieving
the Individual of the burdens nnd sacrltlces
which Justly should be borne by hltn."
Mr. Schlff was Intioduced by Mrs.
Alexander Kohut, chairman of the cele
bration committee, as "the patriarch of
the Jews of Now York city." He said.
"Woe to tho day when tho Stato Is
made to tako over from tho Individual Its
duty to tho dependi nt. Certainly the
widowed mother should with her off
spring be adequately caied for, but this
need bo done in tho tlrst Instance with the
aid of the heart, and not alone by the
stern dictate of the bead, as would be
aono by the State officer. Ieae it to
the orphan asylum and to the Judgment
of its humane managers to Judge In how
far a widowed mother Is qualified to look
after tho proper care and moral education
of her children.
Think Other lime Hqnal Claim.
"Tho widowed mother is no moru en
titled to direct aid from the State or
municipality than any other men, wonuti
or children who li.tvu lost the ability to
prolde for tin msi Ives,"
Mr. SclillT said that there were already
too many meinbeis of the community try
ing to "shirk their duty to the sufferer,"
and declared that by shifting the re
sponsibility for the widow to the St.ite
you will suppress the sacrltlce and tho
heartiness of personal service which make
for tho glory and for the happiness of
tho individual and the community."
Mrs. William Hlnstcln. who has neen
president of the Kmanu-I'l Slstt rhood since
Its foundi r, Hatiiil tiustav uottiieti, re
Mgued In lSf7. gave the nddr s of wel
come, Mrs. ninbttin said that she views
with misgiving the tendency of modern
charity to "iwerve In Interest to the fall, n
ones among the poor."
"Is it more dramatic to visit the night
court than the tenement of tho honent
poor?" nsked Mrs. Klnsteln. "Do we not
owe our first duty to those unfallen
tnartyrH of povtrty7"
Itrnd lllatnry of Sisterhood.
Mrs. Kohut read a history of tho sis
terhood's twenty-Ilvo years of service,
mentioning chiefly the efforts of Dr.
Ootthell. Mr. and Mrs. Kchlff, Mr. ard
Mrs. Adolph I.ewlsohn and of Miss Carrie
Wise, for twenty years rc-ordlng secre
tary Of the sl'lertiood
Slgnorn Ksther I.elde, daughter of the
chief rabbi of Home, sang a eong of Kurt
Sjhlndler's, the composer playing tho ac
companiment. Other speaker were Mrs. Samuel 8
Elkcles, president of the Federation of
Sisterhoods; Leopold Plaut, president of
the United Hebrew Charities: Judgo Da
ld Leventrltt, representing the board of
trustees of the Temple Km.mu-UI, and
Dr. Henry Lelpzlger.
RECTOR RESIGNS AFTER FIGHT.
Iter. Carl S. Hnilth I.envr Trinity
Church of ArlliiKton, X, J,
Arlington, Dec 7. A long period of
Internal discord In the Trinity I'plscopal
Church here has culminated In the resig
nation of the Itov. Carl H. Bmlth, the
rector. His leaving Is accompanied by
much titter feeling on tho part of tho
parishioners, and by a break In the ranks
of the vestrymen that oven threatens tho
life of the church.
The trouble started over the nholltlon
by Mr. Smith of the recessional and tho
processional in the service. Ho refused
to concede to tho demands of his vestry
I men that they be u-placed In the service
ntiil u-i . itt lli.t u itiiA tltti,. Annhtml In
placate his ono time fi lends,
Unst m,m,m.r matters bees
when the vestrymen refused to engage L.
Heaumont conkey as organist, the man
who was favoied by tho rector. Most of
tho women in the congregation took sides
with Mr. Smith nnd soino of the women's
clubs even refused to hand over to tho
vestrymen money they had collected for
Tho nffalrs of tho rhurch were growing
steadily worse when Mr. Smith nnnounccd
that ho would retire from tho church.
lie said that ho had accepted a call to
ENGINEER CONFUSES DANCERS.
Turn l.lnlils tin nml OfT for an Hour
In ( nfe ! Purls.
It was a illlference of opinion and a
little liquor that caused the lights In
tho Cafe il Paris to be switched off
for ten inlnute Intervals Saturday night,
between 11 o'clock and midnight, when
tho restaurant was filled with dlneis.
diinki rs nnd dancers. Ah a, result Pe-tor
McDougal of 925 Seventy-second atreet,
Hrooklyn, who until midnight Saturday
was chief engineer for tho building, was
sentenced yesterday dy Magistrate Har
low in tho Yorltvlllo police court to servo
ten days on Hlnckwcll's Island.
Thomas J. Hrnlzli'f, thn cafe's private
detective, said that at 11 o'clock the
engineer demanded to know why another
man had got his place.
Hrulzier told him he was fired for In
toxication and uilvlsed him to return to
tho engine mom. Soon all the elevators
In tho building lefuaul to work. Tho
power had been shut off nnd many wcro
left suspended between Moots.
A few nilnutiB later the power was
till mil on. Tht ii all the elecliie lights In
the building weie tinned off. After ten
, inlmiUa of confusion thu lights wne
flushed on. this was kept up for an
Trie Silleldri Drink Cause, Mir Sii)
Mrs. Anna Olsen, 25 years old, of Mid
West 177th street, attempted suicide at
her homo last night by Hwnllowing ten
dli hlorlde nf meii'iiry indicts. She wna
tiiki n to the nshlngloii Heights llos
I filial. Mis. Olsi n said that alio and her
I huitmud, Juid iiUaiiclk-0.
Morrlsspy, Tnminniiy Chief's Ac
cused Relative, Mimics
DKN1KS HOSE FARM UK A FT
Charges Former Partner With
Malice Hecnuse Ho Didn't
Joseph P. Morrlssey, secretary of the
Hoard of Water Supply anil cousin of
Charles F. Murphy, declnred yesterday
that a story of petty graft laid before
District Attorney Whitman by Dennis J.
Murphy Is tho n.sult of a r ritual to pay
hluckmall to Murphy, He said ho could
disprove every charge made by Ids former
associate In the business of raising roses
and will welcome nn opportunity to tell
Mr. Whitman what he knows.
Mr. Morrlssey will get such nn oppor
tunity. Hail he not signified his desire
to tie put on the witness stand he would
still hae been called. This for the reason
that Morrlssey Is a friend of Thomas
Hassett, State Hnglnecr Ilensi-l's former
confidential agent, who Is ehaiged by
Madison It, Aldrlch with having accepted
a bribe of tl,60O.
Tho John Id investigation now being
conducted by tho District Attorney gets
nearer and nearer to New York iery
day and linjutrlis Into the manner In
which contracts hao hern let by the
Hoard of Water Supply are likely to bo
Hassett was .1 prrden ssor of Morrlssey
as secretary of tho Hoard of Water
Supply. He and James M. Hamilton and
Samuel llesklu are the Mate Highways
Construction Company. This company
got from the Hoard of Water Supply tho
6S0.000 contract for a load around thn
Ashokun Dam. Hamilton iiguies In the
charges which Dennis J. Murphy has
made against Morrlssey.
-Murphy's Tnlr of Crnfl.
Murphy alleges that Morrlssey used
his position us secretary to the Hoard of
Water Supply to get flee supplies for the
rose furm in which MorrIsey and Mur
phy were Interested. Ho charges spiclfl
cally that in April, 1!'12, they got n
Iwllcr for nothing and that .Morrlssey
told him lie got it thtough James M.
Hamilton. He alleges that Morrlssey
got 1,600 pounds of pipe fiom Patrick
.1. Henley of the Henley Sewer Construc
tion Company nnd that a second hand
dealer in Jusey City from whom Healey
got the pipe had to wait until UctoLir
last for his money.
Murphy also says that the D'Oller
Centrifugal Pump Company, through its
president, furnished a pump for the rose
farm. He says tho pump was never paid
for. Tho fourth specific charge is that
Morrlssey got rubber hobu from the
Quaker City Rubber Company, refused
to pay for It and tried to convince John
W. Musgrove, the company's salesman,
that he would get city business If he for
got about the bill. He says Morrlssey
Introduced Musgrove to a couple of ordi
nary clerks to carry out this hluff.
'1 am willing to go btfure District
Attorney Whitman nnd tell him the wh "le
truth about my relations with Murph."
said Mr MorrSsev eterd.'iy afternoon
at bis home. 250 West Fifl -first strett.
In my position It is Impossible for me
to favor contractors doing buslniss with
the Hoard of Water Supply and there Is
no renson why any of them should favor
me. The contracts are awarded) to the
lowest hlddets, the contractors' estimates
are pasted by the Kniineerlng llurcnu
and the secretary has nothing to do with
the contractors In a busltnss way."
Tell of Demand for SKI, 000.
As for the specific charges against him.
Morrlssey says he has receipts for every
thing lie bought for the p'Su farm. He
isserts that Murphy, after btlng be
friended by him, has turned against him
because he falltd to collect $6,000 from
Morrlssey nfter their venture Into the
time growing buMiitsu had proved a
Morrlssey says further that Murphy
BULLETIN No. 5
Reducing the Human Scrap Heap
Thc efficiency of systematic charity cannot bo
measured accurately by the amount of food, shelter,
fuel, etc., that it gives to the poor.
The true index is the number of families rehabil
itated restored to normal, comfortable self-support
nt the least expense and in the shortest time.
' The value of a physician's services is not judged
by the amount of medicine he gives.
j Why then should the services of a visitor, the
community's social doctor, be measured by tho
amount of food, clothing, etc., she gives, or the
efficiency of the organization of which she is a
part be judged by the amount of money it spends
for the necessities of life distributed among the
i To claim that systematic charity spends more to
give material relief (food, etc.,) than the cost of the
relief given is as unsound as to say that a physician
charges more to give medicine than the cost of
the medicine he gives.
' Hunger and cold are simply social pains.
They are surface indications of deeper trouble,
just ns n high temperature gives warning of some
t A bag of ice on a patient's head will not remove
the underlying cause of a high temperature.
! Neither will a basket of food remove permanently
the pangs of hunger.
If supplied continuously food will relieve suf
fering, but the recipient will remain dependent.
,i Food, clothing, shelter and fuel are to the
trained social worker what medicine is to the phy
sician. Material relief, like medicine, relieves the suf
fering of the patient while restorative treatment is
We need your help to relieve suffering and to
NEW YORK ASSOCIATION FOR IMPROVING THE CONDITION OF THE POOR
R. Fulton Cuttlns, Praa. Robart thaw Mlnturt, Trsas.
Room 211, 105 EAST 22nd STREET
Thl niUri ilM'irrnt U net paid for out of funds of this Moeltlnn. but
by a f i It- nil MhiiwlOich in kpiiAil the trimpel of efficient rtwirlly,
iiili hirli of hiiliitlns In iiimtcsrd or pamphlet form will be supplied
In iuaiillll's iii'iin np; llcnlliiii.
Rave to the fuilon campaign committee I
the story which he baa told Mr. Whit-1
man. He says ho made an affidavit say-1
I M I . ..I- 1 1 ....... I
iiih tunb hui i I.HC) Rut inn BUi(JiirB iiuiii
the Hoard of Water Hupply, whereas he
now sas that they were obtained from
contractor. This nflldavlt will bo sub
pienaed by Assistant District Attorney
William Dean Kmbrce, who has charge
of the case.
Morrlssey say he fpent f8,000 In the
eighteen month they were In buslnesi
ami that Murphy haa no Just claim upon
him. Ho blames Murphy for the failure
of the enterprise and points out that
Max Hlchter, who picked up the business
when they left It, has made It a success,
Mr. Whitman will probably lay the
case before the Orand Jury, Inasmuch lis
tho charges have been filed, although the
whole amount Involved Is not abovo $200.
Morrlssey will probably be called as n
witness In the John Don proceeding.
BLAMES WOMEN WHO APE STAGE
Itabbl fay Rome Writer
Help, to Lower Moral.
Philadelphia, Dec. 7. Rabbi Isaac
Landman, speaking before the Reform
Congregation Kencseth Israel, said to-day
that one of the troubles with oclety was
that wives nnd daughters wanted to dress
and dunco like the women they saw on
Shatnelcssness In dresa and behavior
Is sweeping away self-respect, he asserted,
and, morally speaking, society Is on the
down grade. He guvo as examplo the
degenerate stsge nnd salacious fiction and
magazines. The stage and lltertaurc nre
not so much to blame, he ndded, because
producers of plays and writers of fiction
creato tills class of amusement becuuse
the people demand It
OLD TIME BARK SAILS
IN AFTER ROUGH TRIP
Andromeda Travels Like a
Drunken Sailor When
The four masted square rigger Andro
meda, which Hrltons call a bark and
Yankees a ship, rigged to skysalls. Is In
from Helfast discharging ballast and thus
overcoming a heavy list to port that she
carried all the way from the Irian coast
to New York.
The Andromeda, with her wealth of
muslin, enn log In a fair wind almost
as many knots as a gooel tramp steam
ship. On her run of 36 days from Bel
fast, mighty good going In a month of
unusual stress, she had little favorable
weather, but some days reeled off an
average of 12 knots.
A tug escorted her to the open on Oc
tober 2 and sen and gale were o high
that the clipper took charge of the tug
nnd began towing her stern first toward
these shores. The steel hawser snapped
and hls.ed through the hnwseplpo emit
ting fireworks. Klght young Hrltlsh ap
prentices had expected to send letters to
their folks In the Hrltlsh Isles by the tug,
but she could not come alongside to get
them, so they came hero with the ap
prentices. In heavy weather on October 30, while
tho Andromeda was on the starboird
tack, hove to, the rock anil dirt ballast
shifted and she reeled to port nnd hung
there. Capt. Decks could not bring her
around on the other tack. Sometimes,
under the influence of hurricane squalls,
the big ship went almost on her beam
ends. Sails were whisked from bolt ropes
or torn to tatters nnd the cross Jack yard,
or crojlc, as the briny npprentlcca called
It, was carried away.
A hailstorm that lasted five hours at
tended tho hurricane's visit, and Appren
tice Frank Dunn, the man at the wheel,
says the old ship yawed frightfully and
that he had a hard time keeping her up
After twenty-four hours of plunging
nnd rolling tho eea moderated and the An
dromeMa was brought around on thn other
tack. Hut all her ballast did not shift
Kick again and she still looked like a
sailor with a left handed Jag on.
It was a lino experience for the ap
prentices and they havo written letter t
home about it that will make landlubber
glad they are not seagoing, even on giant,
skysall four masters. Tho boys will not
Foe Cngland again In a long time, as the
Andromeda Is bound from this port for
POLICE LOOK UP MORE
POISON NEEDLE CASES
Newark Investigators Say Theyj
re Mystified hy
PJMSO.NKIt READS ALL DAY
His Counsel to Ask To-day for
a Writ of Ilaheas
The pollie In New York nnd Newark
are looking up reports of cases wherein
women ate reported to have been
drugged by means of a poisoned needle or
similar Instrument. Armnnd Megaro, who
was nrrestisl In the box of a Newark
theatre last Thursday night because Mrs.
Mnrjorle draff, n Brooklyn bride, said
she had been Jabbed with n poisoned
needle, had a talk at the i:ex county
Jill yeterday wish his lawyer, J. Victor
Mr. D'Alola went to the prison with Dr.
Carmine Hirandltielll, tho prisoner's
cousin. The Jail officials refused to allow
Ur. Megaro to take part In the conference
nnd he waited In an anteroom until It
Mr D'Alola announced last night that
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he would apply to-day to Judge Will
iam P. Martin or to Judge Harry V. Os
borno for a writ of habeas corpus In Me
garo' case. Ho snld he would argue
that the J20.000 ball fixed by'Polleo Judge
Simon llahti Is constitutionally prohibi
tive. He will also ask for Megaro's ills
charge from custody on the ground that
there Is no evidence against him except
Mr. D'Alola said that Megaro told him
he didn't know nn.vbndy was In the box
ulinll l ulitf-l...! fet... nhnlli., t.nv In
order to get a better view of the motion'
pictures. The lawyer declared that sev
eral Physicians have, assured him that It'
would bo Impossible for anybody tn Inject
curare or any other poison Into women!
In the manner as described by Mrs. (JralT.
D'Alola explained that he had been In
formed South American Indians soak their
arrowheads for a week In curare define
they go hunting. The allegation of the
"poisoned needle," ho said, Is "ridiculous."
Megaro spent the greater part of the
day In his coll loading newspaper ac
counts of. the great stir caused by the
strange experience of Mrs. Graff nnd the
mysterious siorles of needle stlimlrus In
which l any women, names not gUcn, are
said to have figured.
He read with Internat the newspaper
guesses as to how deadly poisons could
bo administered without tho knowledge
of "white slavers' victims" anil how the
police of several cities and detectives for
organizations devoted to social service
had failed In their Investigations of manv
rumors that young girls had received
poisoned stings in public places.
Chief of Prosecutor's Detectives Welmer
notltied Warden McOulnnes of the county
Jail that under no circumstances could
anvhody talk to Megaro and It was with
difficulty that Dawyer D'Alola was able
to see him.
Prosecutor Hood said yesterday that thn
police are handling the case against Me
garo. He would not admit that complaints
hail been made to his office or that any
of his men are Investigating reports that
other young women have suffered ex
periences similar to that of Mrs. draff.
the features of the
Sun of next Sunday
Captain of Detective Frank W. Tulte
started yesterday to look through a bun
dle of about thirty letters which werei
found In Megaro's room by the police.
After rending five or six Tulte ssld thero
was nothing In them of an Incriminating
nature. Tho captain took it for granted
that thn letters had been written to Me
garo by a girl who apparently thought
ii lot of him. Ho declined to make pub
lic their contents.
Chief of Police Michael T. Dong eald
that he was not sure whether a chemical
analysis would bo made of the darning
needle found on the floor of the box lu
which Mrs. tlrafT nnd Megaro sat. Ho
will discuss with Capt. Tulte to-morrow
the wisdom of running up a bill for sin li
dipt Tulte said on Saturday that. he
didn't believe the darning needle figured
In the rase nt all, although he won suro
the small red mark In Mrs. flrafT's hand
was caused by a sharp Instrument.
The Newark pollen nre much Im
pressed with Mrs. draff's nci'ount of what
she thought happened tn her, but It is
understood they are much putzled to un
derstand how It was possible for any per
son to Inject enough poison In her hand
to produce n condition of aeml-conscloua-ness.
They arc also at a loss as to what
the apparently very powerful poison waa.
GIRL CAPTURES MASHER.
Seise Annoer In Street Police
man Arrrat Htm,
Miss Helen Conner of 308 West Ninety
fouith street was walking In St. Nicholas
nvenue last night when, she says, sho was
approached by Frank I,evlnson, 42 years
old nnd married, of 321 St. Nicholas ave
nue, who took her by thn nrm and nskul
her to come down to 12.1th street.
She slapped him across the mouth and
yelled for help, all the time keeping n grip
mi him. Policeman Murray came to her
aid and te.ok I.exlnson to night court.
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