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WALL STREET SCE'
Thirty ore Killed and 200 Injured in jj
Ilerrile Explosion ii Heart of New
York. Property Loss Over $1,000,- ai
000. Thought by Detective Burns to b
he Result. of Radleal Plot. %
New York, Sept. 16.-A mysterious ti
explosion in Wall Street, near Broad, h1
believed by trained detectives of the s
department of justIce and police inves
tigators to have becn caused by an in-. h
fornal machine, rocked the heart of I
New York's financial district at noon iv
tcday, leaving death and destruction irl
in its wake. C
Thirty picrsons were killed, more I
than *-d) were ujuinred, the banking I
hWeus0 of .1. P. Morgan and Co., the y
sub-treasury and the Assay 0111ce was 4
imaly wreckecd and properity dam- I
age' estimated 'i excess of $1,000,000,
was causdd by tle blast.
Thomim.tas\ W. aumont, of the J. P. Mor
gn firm. exIressed the belief, how
,ver t1hat the explosion was pturiely an
accident caused by a collision between
an expIclive laden Wagonl and anlother
ve ile. 'T'le fIrm1 had received no
threats of any kind. he said, and there
was no real reason for the planting of
a Vi11-) outside the flrm's oflice.
The noon hour had struck and an
endless stream of oiice workers had
just started pouring into the :stretts
fr om q)uldings in the neighborhood.
SuIlenly, a eloud of yellowish. black
smioke and a piercin't jet of Ilames
lea..ied from the street, outside the
Then CameiC a deafening blast. A
moment iler scorvs of men. women
and children vWere lying, prostrate onl
the ground and th(. setreets were cov
ered Wiith debris from hitund reds of
broken windows1 and the torn facades
of adjacent. buildings. Two lilutes
later the stosk and eurb exchangets.
Ilhe financial pulse of the world, had
(osed. Panie aId confusion reigned
in tile heart of New York's ilnancial
T'u1Oilsallds of clerks and stelogra
pjhers tied in IrIor from adjoining
stu1tures .0. Scores fainted, fell and
were trampled on in the rush. Mean
while, the Toise of the explosioln,
which was heard throughout lower
.Manhattan and across tile river in,
llrooklyl, brought tlolsands of the
curions to the scene.
The few police onl (Ity inl the dis
Sriet were unable to cope with the
crowds and a huirry call for lolice I,(r
ev1 was eflt to al dIo viWIwl !M
ME OF Dr
,e stations. by
,Sub-Treasury officials, fcari!ng that bil
k attempt might .be made to rob the .the
.tilding, all the windows of which dyi
ere broken, requested assistance of
te military authorities at Governor's gal
;land and a, company of soldiers was cot
mt to guard the institution. bu
Hurry calls were.also sent to all of
ospitals in the downtown section of th<
ew \'ork and scores of ambulances fa<
,ere soon speeding through the nar- wI
Dw streets. Dressing stations were: wi
stablished in the lobbles of the build-' fai
igs nearby where the less seriously T1
jurd were *given immediate treat- in
l'vidence tendlng to confirm the t%%
heory that the explosion wa,4 caused I
oy a bomb or sonie other infernal 1 b
rinachino, eame from severau sources. Il
Cief Polier Iinspeetor Lahey -re- aI
oerted latc today that he had found of
-vidence to justify the conclusion thai b:
he explosion was caused by a huge I
iomb loaded with T. N .T.-trinitro- h;
oluol-reinforced with iron slugs
'ashloned from window weight bars.
Piecc., of these slugs weXe found in ti
4everal adjacent titructures. This typjie t
if weight-bars, i close hisiection by t,
pollee and dc:)artient of 'justice h
agents di; elosed, is not used in any s
building 'within a radiusi of several 1
hnndred i fet fiom i the seine (if the
Warnin s t hat radicals planned a e
renewal of 'mbhing outrages were e
sun't less than a month ago to all
eastern rilients of the Williamn .1. hurs
Detective Agetncy, according to state
meit by .\I'. I Wts, who said he was
ccilviniced that today's exiplosiol was
a preimeditated .attavk *and was not
.\r. '11u11n11, Who said he had beenll
engaiged by t'hi' M.\rgain firim to m1ah1e
an investigai on of the aivdelnt, sated I
that his peIsoal invstiakation con
viniced ~him that a wag on containl
Ing a bonib er boib Was l'fi in
front 'of the sub-treasmry with a
timb.g device so fixed as to cause it
to exidiode precisely at noon. No t race
of the driver of tho wagon has been
found,'he said, and added tha in his
opinion the man escaled a few mo
me nts'before the exilloslion Occuit i-ed.
Fire Chief Kenton and olier fromi!
the i; realu of coin bustible,. also ex
presseefd the beliet that the e'plosion
w (ia t ued by a bomb11) a fter e'ain in ug
fra guments of menetal founad !n the
all the Tre
or a joint T
it and' see the
veevil by rapid
et In front of the Morgan ofmices. sid
W'illiarn F. Doyle, chief of the bu- we]
u of combustibles, 'pointed out that Plo|
small hole found in the street near J
Morgan offices and the widely -11o
ttered scars on the facades of ncar- a-bi
buildings also indicated that the flo
at was caused by a bomb, rather sht
n by an explosion- of a quantity of o11
amite, or other exgplosives. He
[he bankliu house of .1. P. Mor- aM
ci and Company, and the recently '
npleted annex to the stnb-treasury 111)
lding receiveq the greatest amount sal
damage from the explosion. All sic
windows in the Morgan building, th
:Ing on both Wall and Broad streets 101
;re -blown out and with them the ea?
re protection' by which they were Ju
and on the inside of the structure. kll
ie glais dome ceiling of the build- d
g also was bioken and many of the th,
3ol supports to lihe glass bent and wl
The interIor linishlig of the lorgan hlI
nh is of marble, much of it imported c
Om11 Italy, an1d arranget in dinSI 1.
I patterns selcted by the founder .
thl'e bank. This marble is blackene'd dI
smoke. but no) beyond the poiit of'
storation. it wa'-- stated. Muh10 of the v
undsome furtititre was; et and Iar- ty
qd by lalling glass. I
At the sub-treasury -bIildi n tihe en
'fatec with its steel grill work was I
visted tond torn. The stone facing I.
thle doorway, and the front of ihr
ailding up to the height. of the second
tory !was searied andI chiipped 4y fly
i am issiles. At the old silub-treaur.
rut'''tr"'-'losely associateii with rev
ininarv hi tor --th var-ved tn
Alumns !n front of the bu1ilding v:r,
hi l?'ed and secrrel inl many p1 cces.
The greatest geMnral property loss,
owOVeer, wIS to plate la 11tss. Fo11i.1
locks ', every (reelon the tall olice
.ulidings had ever3 window lown Oi.
'he am.,: to glass ik the greatiest
aiee the explosion on Black Tom U1
and,1M just prior to the i'nlted Sta
nterlng the var.
SCveraI .:tores on Wall t1 t t abo
.ver vie(ced by the exploioll. A
maherd i ry shop in a hialf basement
UIdo!nfnlg the sub-treasury annex -wa
al1most stri t ned, findows, Mlow cases
ad stocks being swept. to the rear of
the room and piled mp in an aild iserln
iate lion of mingldl gtiass, apIlintIered
wood and torn and blackened ammelan
dCse. AWndows in other shops several
blocks from the explosion. were also
bra]ion. Flvo mnembers iof the M -rgan
!1-1m were in lie buildi ng at the tim
of the accident. Thonas W. Lamont.
i -vht W. .\lorrow. Eliot C. -ilacon and
( rorg" Whit nv, were in a conferede.
oil the fe0oni floor of the ilroul Bo tr t
at 9 a. m. and
of the Morgan building. They,
'e shaken up by the force of the ex
slon, but all escaped without -injury.
unus Spencer Morgan, son of J. P.
rgau, head of the firm, who is now
oad was at his desk on the jower
ir when the explosion occurred. It
ttered the glass partitions of 'his
ce, showering him with fragments.
received slight cuts on the hands
The explosio:n threw the conference
stairs into disorder," .r. Laiont
d. "We rwere jarred bythe concus
n and rather excitedly ran down to
main floor, where the most confuts
I 1revalled. There Were about 50
ployers who wCre more or less in
red and those clerks wlh6 had omirac
mUsly escaped in.!ury from fallin"
bris, were courageously devoting
Air attention to assistg those who
?ire less fortunate.
On, of out valued em'loyes, Wil
tr!.Ioyce, Was killed. 1le was the
i of Thomlias Y. .1oyee, Who has been
our employ for' 2,0 years. and who
t; himself hadly hur11-t. All our win
ws oil the iIr-st floor and ,oml,.e oil the
cond floor' wer blOWn in. The office
ill hv ready fhr h)ltu~iness toiorirow
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