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VOL. LI V. NO. 162 NORWICH, CONN., FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1912 The Bulletin's Circulation in Norwich is Double That of Any Other Paper, and Its Total Circulation is .the Largest in Connecticut in Pi portion to the City's Population FAST EXPRESS TELESCOPES A TRAIN Forty-One Lives Sacrificed Because, Engineer Fail ed to See Signal Obscured by the Fog TRACK WAS BLOCKED BY A CRIPPLED FREIGHT Passenger Train Loaded With Excursionists Stood on Main Track, When, Express Travelling 65 Miles an Hour, Crashed Into It Only 24 of the Victims Identified Be tween 50 and 60 Injured Lackawanna's Worst Wreck. Corning, X. T, July 4 Westbound J.ckawanna passenger train No, 9 from New York, due to arrive at Corn ing at 4.47 a. m., composed of two en gines, a baggage car, three Pullmans and two day coaches. In the order named, was demolished at Gibson, three miles east ot Corning, at 5.26 o clocJc this morning by express train No. It, due at Corning at 5.10 a, m. Forty-one parsons were killed and be tween fifty and slxt ylnjured. Many of the victims were holiday excursionists bound to Niagara Frills, who had boarded the train at points a Ion the Lackawanna from Hobokeu to Buffalo. Signals Hidden by Fog. The wreck was the worat In the his tory of the road. Its cause, according to fcnglneer Schroeder of the express, u his failure to notice stgnala set sirs last his train. - The morning was so foggy, he said, that he could not distinguish them. The wrecked train stood on the main track, blocked by crippled extra freight train No. 81. There wis no flag oat. The signals were Just around the curve. The flying express plunged past them and crashed into the rear of No. 9, bringing death to nearly two score of its passengers. Lilt or Identified Deed. The number of deaths from the wreck tonight had reached 41, of whom but 14 had been identlfled. The latter are: Armstrong. William M., 1929 Park avenun. Hoboken, X. J. Brandies. Mr. and Mrs. Charles, 13S William street. New York city (mar rid yesterday and on wedding trip), Dyak, Herman, Newark, N. J. Enrin. Mrs. C. K, Chicago. Heaa, Mrs. Edith A, Scraaton, Pa. Ivey, Er. 15. W of IleiJevne hospital, New York: home, Suffolk, Va. Jones, Mrs. Anna HAL Scrnnton, P. Laird, George. ICS Tenth street, Brooklyn. N, Y. Lower-. Evelyn, colored, 104 Oak Street, Newark, N. J. Novak. A ton to. Scran ton. Fx NelS'in. Anton, Orore street Jersey City. N. J. ' -m t'rrt. r. ., i' Mom avenue, etmaia, traveling salesman. PatrmsiO. XL, Immigrant, ticketed to Buffalo. Pravelowaskl. Regina, Rnesia. Reynolds, Mrs. Lillian, 211 Spencer treet. Brooklyn, N. T. Setteedueatt. Mrs. Lacy, 113 Baxter street. New Tortt city. Smith. James, cmkired, Pallmaa por ter. Newark. N. J. eVtialtz. Ernl(, Buffalo. Zlmmer, John. Mr. and Mrs, Sena ton. P. Laird, Mr. WflMam B. Laird. PhlTVp, 2 rnm old. Laird. Ma1el. i years old, all of Brooklyn. The Unidentified Dead. The dead remaining unidentified up to nine o'clock tonight are described as follows: Woman, with gold hairpin marked "F. J. A., 1SOT," band ring marked -l. a- Woman with gold pendant on chain, amethyst setting and three pearl pen dants. Large negreas, a boat 45 years of age, wearing blouse dress, ear rings and ring oa one hand. Girl about 1 years, whit dress. Van. of J Sor 40 years, black hair, Striped suit aad diamond stickpin. Woman, bine drees and band ring. Woman, aged 30, wearing diamond ring, gold watch and chain, no init iate: short stature; light, wavy hair. Woman, about W, wearing gold lock et on neck; gold pin, "8. J. A.. 1J09"; gold signet ring; wore ring with two green stones; heavy black hair. Woman, 36 years of age, short of Mature; brown hair; no marks on body, no Jewelry. Man, !0 years; with brown hair, blue and white tie; gold finger lings with rhree red atones. Man, years, with red mustache, hroem hair, berflt passbook bearing nam Marlon Gryorewskl; black and wniie striped suit; evidently Polish. Man. S yenrs. with light brown hair, jama with braided front; finger rtng wtth red stones. Wemn. ; to ;f. years, brown balr; Cold ncu chain with pearl pendant; eT gld helt; diamond ring on left hand with elner of diamonds with rwo red stones mi right, hand. B-er. 1ft light blue eyes and u hrr: black shoe; red neckle; far worsted suit Man. 39 t !S rearm, dark hair, stork By btrilt. ring with mlrtala -p. j." Wetnan. ft) to 25 years, heavy dark red hair. front teeth in upodr b. beaviW gold filled; flvm finger rlrgs en left, hend and one on right hand. Man. 3o years, brown hair, small dsrk brown mustache: heax-y gold ring with Inscription badly worn, "M. Q. te P. P., 91." Traveling 65 Miles an Hour, Engineer Schroeder had taken No, 11 at Elmira fifteen minutes before. It was a few minutes late. The stretch of track from Elmira to Corning is fit ted for fast running and he was send ing his train along at th rate of sixty-five miles an hour. No. I was sup posed to be half an "hour ahead of him. He hsd no warning until he made out the outline of the rear coach of No. 9 through the fog that was crawling up the mountain from the river far below. Then he saw the lights ahead and threw on the reverse without shutting off steam. Two Day Ceselies Splintered, The Jerk threw the train off the traek and the locomotive pltftigad oh a fow roos rnrtner, to splinter toe two tint onntie filled wilh cariti'ainmala hhJ tear tliruiisli ihe lael tff Ihs fullmana. Hchroadc-r aaitt thai (Its imparl was e groat tlial il llirc In hi (lttm llm cm b soil loh.ifcii Ihhi oil Ilia cbnnlJci un tli enathvU pnntuuiliy iiiiitim, The Itwv-tnrf mniiHlfir t:ttHLiHitbt tn plunge (iiriih lh iHiidit) f lliu ti-uiH grinding evurithing in its pallt. It seemed as if it would eut threugs ev ery ear, When il w.is finally blocked hv h mwieteiB uf debrin it renmined on '"e readaed while iHxuaRdb rusilsd ty h eee. te pr Use dead ad injured iron the Untied main ef wreekags, Excursion Rates Made Traffic Heavy. Takinar advantage, this Fourth of July morning, of the excursion rates. 'he Lackawanna had offered from Ho heken to Buffalo and Niagara Falls, many excursionists had boarded No. 9 at all points from Hoboken, Includ ing Stranton, Binghamton atid Elmira. There were also many passengers for the west, as there was direct connec tion through to Chicago at Buffalo. There was such a load of travelers by the time the train reached Elmira that a second engine was attached there to take the train over the hill at Grove land, C5 miles west. Long before No. 9 left Elmiag, extra freight train No. 61. bound for Buffalo from Scranton. had nulled throuirh. When the heavy grade at Gibson was reached a drawhead pulled out and No. 81 -was crippled. Signals which she put out stopped No. 9 as the latter oame tip with her two engines. The first engine was uncoupled and st at work to pueii the dead end of the freight Into a siding to allow No. J and No. IL which were due in 25 or SO minutes, to pass. Signals Set Against No. 11. The work was slow and considerable time elapsed. During the monotonous wait many passengers from the day coaches got out and investigated the cause of the delay Meanwhile the signals had been thrown against No. 11, which was tear ing along at 85 miles an hour toward the stalled trains. These failed to stop me express and the crash followed. Rescuers were quickly on the scene, In what seemed an incredibly short time, hundreus of automobiles had lined the highway. By 3 o'clock Dhvsi clans had started all of the wounded on their way to the hospitals or were giving emergency attention to victims on the scene. The only exceptions were a raw persons who had been Din ned beneath wreckage which was so difficult to penetrate that it was some time before they were released. Bodies Badly Mangled. Thirteen of the injured and ten of the dead were taken to Elmira on a special train. All the other dead were taken to undertaking rooms in Corning and the remainder of the Injured were oonveyea to tne corning city hospital. All the physicians in the city have been summoned and many ministers and priests were called to administer last sacraments and receive messages for relatives and friends from the dy ing. Most of the bodies found were badly mangled. The cars themselves were one heaped-un mass of -wreckaee lam ming Into each other in telescope fash ion. Tne last two cars on train Na. U remained on the track and later were used as hospital coaches. A sn. cial train from Elmira had brought as, sistanee from that city, and it was this train that afterwards aided in re moving tTie aeal and injured. Baby Among Unidentified, At the Corning hospital, which has accommodations for only 49 patients, some of the injured had to lie upon the floors until the physicians could reach them and give them necessary attention. Those who visited the scene of the wreck before the hospital forces had had time to finish the work of removal witnessed many scenes of horror. One man picked up a small whit sheet which lay upon the ground, only to draw back ashen-faced as his act re vealed the body of a baby only a few months old. At a late hour the child nad not beon identified. Priest Performs Last Rites. The Rev. John T. Ca-ssldy, a Catholic priest, was one of the early arrivals at tne wreck. He ministered to the Cabled Paragraphs The Fourth at Rome. Rome, July 4. A great numtoer of American citizens called today at the United States embassy on the occasion of the Fourth of July celebration. Mgr. Thomas F. Kennedy, rector of the American college in Rome, gave a dinner. Washington Has Next Wireless Con gress. London, July 4. The last official ifct of the International Radio Telegraph congress was the decision to hold the next conference in five years at Wash, ington. The recommendations adopt ed during the sessions of the confer ence are to be signed by the delegates on Friday next. Kaiser Gees to Meet Czar, Baltle Port Russia. July 4,The German emperor accompanied by the imperial chancellor, Dn von BBtn-mann-HoHwwr. and his third, son, Prince Adalbert, arrived here on toard the imperial yacht Hoheozollern, es corted by the dreadnought cruiser Moltke, to meet the emperor of Rus sia, who with the members of his fam ily, Premier KokovsotE and Foreign Minister Sasonoff, were already in waiting here. TILSON SEEKS AN IMPROVEMENT IN ARMY Speaks in House en Military Bill and Failure tj Consider Changes Wanted, Fumes of Gas 1 Fatal to Three BRIDGEPORT BUSINESS MAN ONE OF VICTIMS. Gannon Cause. Many Accidents EXPLOSIONS SEND SEVERAL YOUNG MEN TO HOSPITALS, TO SAVE CARETAKERS Charles B. Read Went to Pump House The Were Already Dead and He Immediately Succumbed to Fumes. Injured and performed the last rites of tne church Tor those about to die. On-e he halted a long line of auto mobiles and several wagons bound for tne morgue while , he performed the rites over the body of a little girl wnico lay across the highway. The automobilists and the bystanders stood annul witn Bowed heads. The people of Corninz have their homes to the injured rb'o could not find accommodations at the hospi tals or whose injuries were too slight to warrant their crowding other per- si'ns irom ine institution. A Human Skull Picked Up. This afternoon the workmen at the scene of the wreck picked up a human skuii which was entirely devoid of marks whi :h would indicate whether it came from man or woman. A gold bracelet bearing the Initials "TC. A. H.'' was found in the wreckage this after noon. Tt had been pulled nearlv straight. It is supposed to have been upon the wrist of Mrs. Edith Hess of Srranton, Pa., who was among those who were killed in the. wreck. Although Engineer Schroeder of the express declared there was no flagman to warn him of the presence of the stalled train ahead. Lackawanna offi cials declare tonight that a flagman naa Been sent hack in the rear of No. 9 when she was held up. John THROW 8 UP SPONGE. D. Rockefeller Owed Bankrupt Concern 66 Cents. New York, July 4. The Pursell Man ufacturing company, which operated bakery stores In fashionable districts, threw up the sponge In bankruptcy court yesterday, largely because Fifth aventte society folk couldn't find time to pay for their buns and candy, John D. Roektifellsr named the can cern 6 cent Mias Helen M. Gould of 6 Birth avenue owes 44 eanls; Prof. Kellg Artlnr of 1113 Went Senility -noe-mt MtiW was iH debt ISO i;enu; G. aiiimhu er 1U milh avuHiio wen nhol'goil with 43 (ic-hIk: .li.hn U. h'la icr. the tHahtlard oil kiHg, hud j.luHseil With his aertnUHi - il ran up In lite sum f tl.bl. !, f?harltjs A. lua of all Wast "i ft y-third street had almost a renerrt Hi:iiHt. II. totaled the prince ly yum of ).. (Special to The Bulletin.) Washington. July 4. The house hav ing under consideration the military bill, Mr. Tilson spoke in opposition to the measure. He said, in part: "mr. .Speaker, the present bill is the same as that which passed the house on February 16 last. That bill went its way to the senate, where it was amended, then through a long confer ence between the two houses, where it was further amended, and finally to the president, where, on June 17, It met the well deserved fate of a veto. The reasoning of the presidential veto is so conclusive that no attempt has been made to jneet it. Instead, w are con fronted with a new, bill, which Is, in fact, the old bill with the senate and conference amendments eliminated. While some of the objectionable fea tures referred to In the veto message have been removed, others, 1ft out of the house bill by the senate and the conference, have been restored. "Whn the former bill was under discussion here, the matter of extend ing the enlistment period from three to five years was gone Into In much detail and, in my opinion, the argu ments then made against the extension have not been and cannot be answered, I shalr not attempt to repeat the ar guments made on that occasion and shall refer to only one of them In or der to enlarge somewhat upon it. The adoption of the five-year enlistment period would he, in my opinion, a va rious step backward and directly op posite to the best military thought of the present day. The tendency under such c, po'icy weuld be towards a pro fessional army. A professional army as small as ours in a country as large as ours is an absurdity. A war of any consequence must be fought as faos our wars in the past, by men brougnt into the service at the time for the par ticular purpose. When all arms were of short range and men could fight In compact bodies, it was a less difficult matter to train men for efficient mili tary service. It was a comparatively simple matter te till the ranks of skel eton companies with raw recruits and trust to the impetus of tHa walned nien to eay the entire mass forward in case of etmmct, With the sapid da veioPRteflt in firearms has eems new and mere dittieult Brobifiros in warfare. The hsavf eolum hs fe&ea necessarily replaced by the nun skirmish lias. ln- stead of goifig forward with locked arms in a soiid phaiaax, it often be comes necessary to advaeae only a few men at a time, or eves individual sol diers, This means that each aai must be trained. If skeietea organizations are to be filled up with raw recruits the trained men will be Impeded or de moralised by the failure ot the un trained. Our army, as It exists today, Is lit tle more than a school of training for tne national defense in case of war, The training required of officers makes it necessary that they be professional soldiers, and they become essentially military teachers. With the men in the ranks it is quite different. It Is generally agreed that a private soldier can be well trained within one year, and tbat any time beyond three years is waited, so far as necessary train ing is concerned. There are two widely differing theor les as to how best to maintain our army in time of peace that it may mosl effectively perform Its functions in time of war. The one upon which this provision of the bill seems to be based is that it is better to train only a few men and keep these in the service as long as possible. There would be a foundation for this theory if our army was large enough of itself to need no assistance in case, of war. The other theory and, as 1 believe, the only sound one is that inasmuch as it will purely be necessary to draw from civil life the bulk of our soldiery in case of war, 11 is extremely important that tnere be as tnpny trained men as pos sible In civil life. The supply of such trained men will grow less as the period of enlistment. Is Increased. If the period of enlistment ere only suf ficient for thorough training, and no more, the number of such men would rapidly increase. The president, in his veto message well says. 'It will tend to make difficult or impossible the estab lishment of a proper reserve by which the regular army could In time of em ergency be brought up to its full strength." Sir. Tilson referred to the bill In troduced by htmseif several yeeks ako which provides for Just such a reserve as Is referred to by the president. He said he was trying to get action from the committee on military affairs. He did not go into detail, but said that the principle involved in his bill was te conserve the military resources of the country and instead of turning them loose at the end of their enlistment keep a reeord of them and know where they ean be found in case of emre geney. This he said-eeuld be dene at comparatively small east, and that he was prepared to shew that a resrve ceum ne maintained sufficient te fill every organisation ef the army up ta its maximum wav strength at a nasi not te exceed the expense Heeessary ta maintain twe regiments ef' infantry. Bridgeport, Conn., July 4. Charles B, Read, secretary of the D. M. Read company and one of Bridgeport's most prominent citizens, gave his life this evening in a fruitless endeavor to save the lines of Mr. and Mrs. John P.uhl, caretakers of his estate on Greennled Hill, all three being asphyxiated by gas fumes. Details of the accident are lacking, but as far as can be learned Mr. Ruhl went to the pump house. In which Is also located the gas plant. Ruhl Attempted to Make Repairs. Something had gone wrong with the supply of gas, and Ruhl In an appar ent endeavor to make repairs was overcome. His wife, becoming uneasy over the prolonged absence of her husband, went to the pump house, and sne, too, was overcome by the fumes. Mr. Read, hearing her cry, went at once to the pump house and tried to save Mrs. Ruhl. He, too, was over come and fell to the floor. In the meantime Arthur Jennings, a neigh Dor, learning of the trouble, went to the rescue. He was nearly overcome, but managed to spread the alarm. All Dead When Recovered. Several doctors responded and it was with difficulty that they were able to maite tneir way into the house. Finaliv all three bodies were brought out, but hu inree were a pad. Mr. Read a Leading Citizen. Mr. Read was 64 years old and Is survived by a widow and one daueh- ter. While he never held office, he was looKed upon as one of the leading citi zens of the city. He was prominently identified with the Masonic fraternity ana jiem memDersnip in-many clubs, including the New York' Yacht club. Mr. Kimi was 4il years old and his wife 38. t- Man ef Exeuses, The man who is always making ex ruses wastes a lot of time that he migfct use ta advantage in making flregrefie,fjetreit rrea Pises, GIRLS HIT BY ROCKETS Two Children Rendered Unconscious at Public Fireworks Display at New Haven Waterbury Safe and Sane. New Haven, Conn., July -4. Many minor accidents and 22 Are alarms marked New Haven's part of the Fourth of July celebration. In the morning there was a civic parade which was watched by thousands. In the evening there was a display of fireworks on the green. A rocket which had been Improperly placed whizzed over the heads of the crowds and struck two little girls who were watching the display from the steps of the United church. They were Celia and Mary Appell, aged 10 and 4, of Jo, 189 Davenport avenue. Both were ren dered unconscious. Their injuries are not serious. Lit Firecraokers in Man's Pocket. Fred Scrowick went into a saloon for refreshments and while there a friend lit a bunch of firecrackers which were protruding from one of his pockets. He is in a hospital with severe burns. A Stabbing Affray. Salvatore Demnarama and Alphonse Benezento are in a local hospital with stab wounds as the result of a dispute in a tenement house. Their injuries are not serious. Condensed Telegrams Two Thousand Persons are homeless from floods at Salamanca, Mexico. The Total Property Loss by the tor nado at Regina, .Sank., was $2,000,000. The International Radio Telegraph conference in Ixmdon adjourned to meet in Washington. James A. Carroll has been appoint ed superintendent of the OsHge Indian reservation, Oklahoma, to succeed Hugh Pitzer, resigned. Estate of Richard T. Crane, ironmas ter, has been assessed the largest In heritance tax ever placed in Illinois, the sum being $329,131. The Indian Appropriation Bill, amended so as to add about $4,000,0(10 to the $13,000,000 appropriated by the house, passed the senate. Secretary Wakeman of the American Protective Tariff league says Wilson's election would be a serious menace to the industries of the country. Rev. Fred W. MeConnell of Boston university has been elecled adjunct professor of English Hil.le at Ran dolph-. Macon Woman's college. Assistant Cashier Mark M. Pomeroy of the Citizens' National bank of Port Allegany, Pa., Is arrested for embez zling $45,000 of the hank's funds. . Says Andrew Had to Resign MaoVEAGH DF8CUSSES ASSIST ANT'8 ATTACK. ACTION DUE TO SPITE Falling In Hit Efforts te Induce Ma Veagh to Retain Him He Matte Ml, representation, 6ay Secretary, Virginia Brooks, Who for Two Year headed a crusade against vice in West Hammond, 111., succeeded in closing the la-st place asrninst which she hud fought. The British Board of Trade inquiry Into the Titanic disaster was conclude ed. The attorney general said he had been unable to find an excuse for the inaction of Captain Lord of the Call-fornian. TWO ACCIDENTS DUE TO TOY CANNON. Prince Ludovic D'Araqon, related to the kins of Spain, shot himself in his apartments in a Paris hotel. The prince is reported to have failed to win the hand of a daughter of Benjamin Duke of New York. THOUSANDS GREET TAFT AT BEVERLY. Citizens March Behind His Auto Summer White House. te Beve'ly, Mass., July 4. Beverly had a joint celebration In honor of the Fourth and the return of its moat dis tinguished summer residents, the presi dent and Mrs. TafL Thousands of personst stood for more than a a hour at the Beverly station to greet the president when his train pull ed in trom Hoston an hour late, crowds unea tne streets to watch him pass, and hundreds more marched behind his automobile to Parramatta, the summer White House. The president and Mrs. Taft both seemed pleased to get back to the north shore, for both had happy smiles and pseasant words for the cheering crowds. "It's good t get .hack to Beverly again," said the president to the re ception committee that met him at the station, Mrs. Taft smilingly nodded her approval of that sentiment President and Mrs, Taft immediately entered one of the White House cars brought up from Washington several days ago, and with the Beverly Taft dub as an eseort were driven slowly to aarrametta, A detadnment of blue jackets from the despatch boat Dol phin, anahored in the bay, fell in be. hind, and the Dolphin fired the presi dential salute of 21 guns. The eottage had been prepared for tho president's arrival, and on the steps of its wide portico he stood for a half hour and shook hands wkth the march ers. The executive offices will not be opened here at present, for Mr, Taft returns to Washington Sunday. TO APPEAL TO FARMERS AND THE WAGE EARNERS. One Youth Loses an Eye, Another Badly Mutilated. Greenwich. Conn., July 4. Fred Crawford, aged 25, a brother of Se lectman Henry T. Crawford, died to night at a local hospital from terrible injuries received by the explosion of a toy cannon today. He had broken up his own cannon the night before, say ing that he wanted to take no chances on the Fourth. Today, however, he endeavored to show some friends how to load a cannon. He was holding the cannon between his knees when it ex ploded, the flying pieces of brass mu tilating his body badly about the ab domen. There was another serious accident here today with a toy cannon, George McAvoy losing one eye by a premature explosion. 1 Bey to Lose Sight of Eye. Marlborough, Conn., July 4. Frank Austin, aged IS, son of Selectman and Mrs. H. E. Austin, will probably lose the sight of one eye as the result of an accidental discharge of a toy pistol today In the hands or his brother. He was taken to a Hartford hospital for treatment. On the Schooner James B. Drake, which arrived from Port Tampa with cargo of phospate rock, were four South American Indians and one full- blooded Cherokee Indian. AH five left the schooner for New York to get po sitions on some vessel sailing south. HEAD SPLIT FOR REMARK ABOUT GIRL. Escort Fells Somerville Youth and is Sought by Police.' DECIDELY SAFE AND SANE AT WATERBURY Ns Case Before the Court and No Serious Accidents. Waterbury, Conn., July 4. Beglnnlg the day with the remarkable discovery that there was no business for the city court, for the first time in years, Wa terbury proceeded to celebrates its Fourth quietly and so sanely that at ten o'clock this evening there was n one serious accident reported. Thousands went frum here to New Haven and tonight the trolley officials are puzaled to know how they will get them all home without running ears all night. Other thousands went to Lake Quassaqaug, where regattas, con. certs and fireworks were enjoyed. There were two big fireworks displays In the city tonight, which were wit nessed by great crowds, but no official celebration. LTWO CANNONS EXPLODE, SEVEN IN HOSPITAL Boston, July 4. Remarks about the young woman he was escorting last night led a young man to assault Jo seph Kltzpatrick of Somervilie avenue. Somervule, on the Ocean pier at Re vere Beach, according to i lie Revere police, who are now saurching that town and Somervtlle for the stranger. Fitzpatrick was knocked down, strik- i lng on his head, and is believed to have sustained a fracture of the skull. He was taken to the Frost hospital, where his condition is said to be serious. Fitzpatrick and a companion. John Gerry, both men of about 23 years of age and residents of Somerville, were standing about midway of ihe new pier when a young man and woman passed them. The girl's escort took exception to something that Fits pat rick had said and without parley of any kind, according to witnesses, turn ed upon the other, hitting him twice in the head and knocking him down. The affair happened so quickly that those in the immediate vicinity made no attempt to prevent the escape of Fitzpatrick'g assailant, who, with his girl companion, ran hack down the pier to the boulevard, (ierrv remained to care for his friend, who was knocked unconscious. Many who saw the assault say that both the young man and the girl are bomerville residents, nnd -several wit nesses declare that they know them by sight and can easily identify them. The Revere police have asked the Bom erville officers to assist them in the search for the pair. Fitzpatrick was barilv rut and bruised, in addition to the fracture of the skull he Is thousrnt to have sus tained, and his recoverv is regarded as doubtful. Lancaster, Mass, July 4. fcreary of the Treasury Franklin MacVeah, In a statement given out here today, de clared that the resignation of A. Ptatt Andrew, assistant secretary of the treasury, was not submitted tmtll it had been repeatedly requested by both -Mr. MacVeagh and President Taft The secretary said that Mr. Andrew pleaded to be retained in the service and brought every influence to hear to haw the request for his resignation with drawn. MacVeagh Kept Busy at Lancaster. Secretary MacVeagh, who Is a vis itor at the home of Bayard Thayer In this town, put in a busy day today. In addition to witnessing an biHtxirii al pageant depicting scenes in Lancas ter s history, he received a great quantity of t4egTaph and telephone messages from friends and official ac quaintances expressing confidence In his administration of the department. and he prepared a lengthy statement of his side of the controversy preotpl tnted by Mr. Andrew's letter of resig nation. The statement of the secretary fol lows, in part: Andrew Misrepresent. "I regret that it seems necessary to refer to the letters published by Mr. A. Piatt Andrew and addressed to the president and to mo. The virulence of the attack lias probably limited its ef fect: but apart from the attack opon me, he strangely misrepresents a num ber of the chief men of the trea.rory'i department to whom I Rttrthute a large measure of the success of the depart-i ment, and seems to deny that any-? thing has been accomplished either by' them or anybody els. I am obliged, therefore, to restore Mr. Andrew's ree lgnation to its pmpcr light. Was Forced to Resign. "Mr. Andrew snvs he resigned he cause of the conditions in the tramrji department of which he dinapfwcve A comparison of his statement with th facts is prohaMr the simplest way t test the animus and the veranitjr e , his letters. He did not resign voinn tarily, but w.is asked to resign, an asked repeatedly and he used everr effort, and influence passible te ret the request for his resignation withdrawn. and pleaded to be allowed to continue in his nlaee. AHributo Attack to Spite, "And tty was when-he had" failed to have the request for his real gnat Pm withdrawn, and because of this, that be made hfs artaek--and chose to g1v the impression that his resignation w,?s a matter of his own choice and deter mined upon for public rea.sons. " THIS BOY GOT SICK OF HIS FIREWORKS Frederick, Md., Youngster Bttee Inte a Torpedo. Colonel Roosevelt to Conduct His Cam paign Along Novel Line. Oyster Bay, N. J., July 4. A cam paign along novel lines wag sketched in bare outline by Colonel Roosevelt today. As the progressive candidate of the new progressive party for the pres idency, Colonel Rowtevelt intends to make an appeal largely to the farmer and the wage worker, on the ground that neither the democratic nor the re publican party is attempting seriously in this campaign to deal with the fundamental economic and social con ditions which confront the oountry. It Is from the farmer and the wage earn er, Colonel Roosevelt feels, that he has obtained hi strength in the past. It is to them that ha Intends to appeal now. MORE AMERICAN GLORY IN OLYMPICS. Graham ef Chicago and Hird of Iowa Take Gold Medals, Stockholm. Sweden, July 4. The United States added to her victories in the Olympics today. J. R. Graham, Chicago A. A., won the gold medal in the individual competition at clay bird with an aggregate score of 96 out of a possible 100. Capt. F. M. Hird of Iowa captured the gold medal indi vidual competition for miniature rifle shooting. A celebration in honor of the Fourth of July was held aboard the steamer Finland, the quarters of the American athletes. More than . 3,000 persons crowded the ship. On Youth Ha Portion of Ear Taken Off by Flying Piece. Meriden, Conn., July 4. Two prema ture cannot explosions wounded seven young men in this city today .and two who were seriously burned were taken to a hospital. Feleee Gussantino. aged 30. had the clothing burned off one third of his body and his arms, face and right side were tearfully blistered by the cannon flash. He will recover. His brother Andrew was also badly burned by the explosion. In the other cannon explosion Ar. thur Dittman. a young buy, had part of his ear removed by a flying piece of Iron and his hand nearly torn off by the force of the explosion. He was taken to a local hospital, where it was staled that he would recover. Philip Mendlllo, a bystander, ones his life to the leather belt which lie wore and which was pierced by a piece of the metal. A deep wound was Inflicted upon his abdomen, beside two other minor injuries. William Olsenefske was badly. lacer ated about the face by pieces of iron which struck him. Numerous minor accidents occurred during the day. LAUNCH WAS OVERCROWDED, TWENTY WENT OVERBOARD. NATIONAL COMMITTEE CALLS ON GOV. WILSON, Will Elect Governor's Choice for Chair man of Committee. PAT CROWE IN TROUBLE. -- Bryan Says Beecavslt Can't Win, L'hieagH, July 4 William JUryaa, whu in OUluuu tMiay u i way Id Nelrasku, dulannt . tkal 'If thii.l pauiy w-r fuciucd, Glutiiil Koi.srvelt luiglu dive xuuia ct-aiclLjn-acy deiuwwta ta yittr la President but with the demuccatic ticket and (inform Ruosejiek could not expect fee win over progressive democrats. Many a man neglect his turn chances while figuring 'eut what he weuld tie if he had anether'g, The Famou Kidnapper Arretted en GlrlComplalnt. Chlearo, Jniy 4. Pat Crowe, notori ous as the kidnapper ef Eddits Cud ahy, and who has been arrested nu merous times here for disorderly een- duet, is being sought by officials of the municipal eeurt to answer ta a $100 fine itHpesnd yesterday by Judge Coltrell un oemplaint of three small sfi-is wh old the eeurt that Crewe hud amtieyed them in l.iHc.lH park, r'l'owe was net la court ami a sa.iaH ttus isatiMd fur him. A New Drink. in an Australian eourt a wiim-us casually mentioned that a certain thing occurred just alter ne had a -tiar maid' blush." Judge and counsel were fer the momeet puzzled by this phrase but the raci ws gradually elicited thai it meant a dnak cofflooufldud ef sr ana raspeerry vinegar. Sea Girt, N. J., July 4. Thirty-live members of ihe democratic national committee called on Governor Wilson at Sea Girt today. They earns up from Baltimore on a sie- il train and on the way they talked of Ihe selection of a seasoned manager for chairman to run the governor's campaign. Governor's Choice Can Be Elected. When they left Sea Girt two hours later, alter friendly chats with the nominee, most of them declared that anyone whom the governor might name would be elected to the place. Wilson Reaches No Decision. Whether William K. M-Comic;. I'vo.l P. Lynch, Robert S. Hudspeth or any one of half a dozen others mptttloncd for the piece will have thp pre''eri-ic Governor Wilson had not (Wj.ie-I in night. . YALE ATHLETICS NET $118,117, Prompt Work Saved Women and Chil dren Near Seabreeze Island. Bridgeport. Conn., July 4. Twenty persons, mostly women and children, were thrown into the water off Sea breeze Island this afternoon from the forty -foot gasoline launch Francesca, but prompt work by the captains and crews of nearby oyster boats saved all from drowning. The launch, which was formerly used Football Receipt Led, with $66,1f?fi Eligibility Rule to Be Enforced. New Haven, July 4. The Yale tin! verslty athletic committee has adopted a stringent rule as to eligibility on a university team, providing that no stu dent shall participate who has revived directly or indirectlv any eomnensn tion whatever for taking part in anv athletic sports. Captains of teams are ordered to report any cases under shs plelon, especially those whic lilnvolve playing for hotels and In summer sports. The player so Investigated, if found guilty will be debarred from the university team. The annual report of the Tale flnnn- Frederlck. Md., July 4 . Frederick' first accident as a result of the use of Fourth of July explosives happened yesterday when Charles the three year old son of Mr. and -Mrs. Charles Blrely, bit upon a torpedo, exploding It The torpedo was one mado by wrapping a percussions cap and snmn small gravei in a paper and Is intended to be ex ploded by throwing uron a hard sur face. The boy 8 mouth was burned and blood was drawn in a number of places, rrobably by the small bit of gravel. The wounds bled profUMly. The Itid s injuries were dressed by a physician, after which he announced: Give my firecrackers away. I am through with them." Ihe accident happened while the boy was at play with a number of other children In th rear ef the lad s home. DISASTER DUE TO BROKEN RAIL, Inspector Belnap Calls Attention ta Increasinf Rail Defect. Washington. July 3. A broken S0 pound besscmer steel rail, primarily defective and seriously seamed and split, was found to have been the cause of an accid-ent on the Great Xnrtehxn railway near Sharon. N. P., on Pecem her :ili last, which resulted in the kill ing of five persons and the injury -f IS othors. H. W. Helnap, chief inspector of safety appliance of tho interstate commerce commission, in his report to day, after calling a tt en f ton to the con stantly Increasing number of rail fail ures on railway, due generally to slmclrunl defects, said: "Present specifications and testt. in so far an the detn-tion of Inngttudinel seams is concerned, appears to be to adequate, ft would pewu to he tlron that some definite notion be tsko tav, ward eliminating the dangnr and se curing jtructura lly sound rails." WASHINGTON DESERTED. and at Lighthouse Point. New Haven, was carrying a load of passengers to the clal union for the past year shows that Island, The boat is said to have been I the reserve fund amounts to JS1.R46, overerawded. A the launch neared the dock, the passenger moved as one to ens side ef the boat, causing It to eareen and precipitating ever a third of the passengers into the water. There was a small panio on board the boat. it is said that overcrowding of the beat will ha brought tn the attention uf tho federal authorities. The cup- tain if ihe r'faiicbaa. 13 L, 13. llath- awity of New tiavoit. BnJsapert Germans Take Third Prize. Philadelphia, July 4 The Jiiua:,,!- Maeiim rchor of this city was awarded permanent pwstiessioH of tho Kaiser piiae tnigUt at the picaic which brought t a clsee the S3d natienal saengerfest f the Northeastern Saen gerhund. In the individual society competition Schwaebiseher Maenner c.her, Bridgeport, Cann., teak (iiird prias in the third clas as compared with $119,960 the previous year, the decrease being accounted for by purchases for the new Yale field and eost of the boathouse. Receipts and expenditures In the various ma jor Bports wers us follows: Track alhlntir, i-nct-lpm i.'.sf.l, cx- pendiiurca $12,711; liaarimll, rncelpia $11,014, espf lldiuirrii $IX,17?: I'o.jtlni;, receipts $i,atia. cup'-tidiiui-M L'I.77!: fMOti.dll, l-ei-sipls $tl(J.!Brt, tikpcinlll ul'r-a $is. fil. Total rucripia I'mm ailileilca tor the year c!'e $lls.nr, and Ilie Iml aneH oVor expenses $in.nl. The larg est rexetpla were in Him Haseball firtnics with t'l incetftH $U,317, M il il llai curd $14,741, while the fool Will game with Prineeten breught $3S.h48, and th game with Harvard $33,106. The large nuraWr of Chinese seen in ths streets pf Puis lias ii"fHie a maU ter ef cemment in Prefleh .pawns. Congress Adjourns Over Fourth Official Leave Capital. Washington, July 4. Washlnjrtnn was well niirh deserted by puiblio men today. Both houses of congress ad journed over the Fourth of July. Presi dent Taft hne gone to Pevorly, Mass.; Vice President Sherman Is ill New York. Secretary llecVeagli is in New K n;. land, Secretary Stlmaon at Hurrt inrton. L. I., and Attorney 0rtr.l W lekersMMm at toftamuret, 1m l Be- rmary Knox chinned several day holi day at Vahey Forge, llany other offi cials, senators and representative heYvt Joined in the exodus. FOR A ROYAL UNIOW. Engagement ef Emperor William' Son and Czar Daughter. riei lln, July 4. A local oehsty Jour nal auya I hal t he caramg meeting of KnlBri- Wllhelm and CStar Nicholas pruhalily will rosult in the ajinouno nmni of the eiisufcuwaut of Prlucw Adalbert, I ha UnlMrr'a third on, and liio Grand Pucluas Olgo, ldt diJd tr nf the eicar. frinee Adalttort 1 ST rear old aad the grand ducdiaa U Is. The United Uates gsoleglrJ ttffWT announces that a !. dapMlt of pot ash, siiffteient t" apply tne cernry'i I demand for many ym, baa ba d'- owered h CeJffeTnHv ...J..