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PLAZA WAITERS FIRED; IMPORT
Veterans March in Thin Ranks. (Sheered by Thousands
WI3AT1IK11 1'nlr to-night anil Friday. Cooler.
WKAT1IKR Kulr tn-nlsM una Friday. Cooler,.
"Circulation Books Open to All." I
"Circulation Books Open toAU?
PRICE ONE CENT.
WILBUR WRIGHT IS DEAD
' AFTER BRAVE STRUGGLE
AGIST DEADLY TYPHOID
Pioneer Airship Man Passes
Away Following a Rally
That Gave Hope.
CHILL PROVED FATAL.
Great Vitality Helped to Hold
Off End for Sev
DATTON, O., May M.-Followlne a
(Inking spell and a chill that developed
oon after midnight, Wilbur Wright,
tho noted aviator, died of typhoid fever
at 3.13 A. it. to-day. Wright had been
lingering on tho border for several
day, and although his condition from
time to time gave some hopes to mem
brrs of his family, tho attending physi
clans, Urs. D. ), Conklln and Levi
Bpltler, maintained throughout tho Ut
ter part of his sickness that ho could
, When tho noted patient succumbed
to the fever that had been racking Ills
body for days and nights he was sur
rounded by tho members of his family,
which Included his aged father. Bishop
Milton Wright; Miss Catherine Wright,
Orvllle, tho co-Inventor of tho aero
plane: Iteuchlln Wright and Lorln
Wright. All of the family resUo In
this city except Kcuchlln, viho lives In
UNUSUAL CHILL PUZZLED THE'
The most alarming symptoms In
Wright's sickness developed yesterday
shortly before noon, when his fever
suddcnlyl mounted from lui up to 103 and
then quickly subsided :o Its former
.stage. At this Juncture of tho crisis
the patient was seized with chills nnJ
tho uttendlug physicians wcro baffled
by thu turn of events. Chll.j wcro un
usual In a patient suffering from fever
this high and the doctors at Wright's
bedside wcro puzzled. The condition ot
tho aviator remained unchanged through
out thu lest of tha day and theio waa
no Improvement up until lis: midnight.
Then Wright began to show an Im
provement and tho watchers at his bed
side wcro reassured. After resting for
a few hours after last midnight Wright
took a sudden turn for tho woriJ and
hU principal physician, Dr. I), li.
Conklln. was called. Tho Uocor ai
llvcd at 3.'.'j, and learned that Wright
had breathed his last ten minutes
The noted patient was seized with
typhoid May 4 while on a bualnoJj trip
In tho East. On that diy hu returned
to Dayton from lioston und consulted
Dr. Conklln. the family physician. Ho
took to his bed almost Immediately and
It was several diys biforo his case was
dollnltely diagnosed as typhoid.
Throughout tho early pait of his Ill
ness Wright attributed his slcknets to
some fish that he hud eatun at a llos
ton hotel. Ho explained to his physl
clan, howovcr, t.iat he had no particu
lar reason to believe that tho dlncats
originated from this source.
4 Arrangements for tho funeral of the
aviator huvo not been completed.
WttNESS YJiAltS AGO
IHD 11IM Tp VIY1NG.
Wilbur Wright, who, with his younger
brother, Orvlllu, nude llylns In a
heavler-than-alr machine passible, was
bbrn in Mlllvlllr, lid., In lt7, and a
short time later was taken by hi
parents to Dayton. O., wheru ha had
tlnco resided, Hu una the son of tha
Kov. Milton Wright, a bishop of the
Methodist Church und canio trom i'uu
Tho Wrights they sharo equally In all
their Invention siiou ed tns'iielvi Ho
be of an Inventive turn befoto they got
out of knlckerbuckei. When meri luiis
they invented u wood lathe. Liter tmy
opened a printing olllce nnd fjullt u ma.
chlno to fold a newspaper. Httll later
thoy huitt and repaired bicycles.
They llrst turned serious attention to
aeronautics In H'W, some yeais after
Canute and Lllicnthal had begun their
experiment.-!. Wilbur Wrliht was 111
and It was to provide some, work of In
terest which would keep him out of
doors that the experiments Hero really
undertaken. Tho Wrights said little- con
cernlng their endeavors, but the word
got around Dayton that they believed
they could Hy ami 'he' luro looked
upon as harmless cranks.
The flrst aeropline, constructed largely
oat of bamboo. flaw In a room as Ions
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Coorrtoht. 1012. hr
Co. (The Jtew
IN FINE FEATHERS
10,000 Steeds Contest for the
Prizes in Great Annual
REVIEWED BY MRS. SAGE
Six Platoons of Mounted Po
lice Lead Procession of the
The sixth annual parade of New.
York's work horses ailed Fifth avenue
to-day from Washington Arch to Madi
son Squire, for four hours. There were
nearly ten thousand horses In line.
Headed by six platoons of New York
Jiollco cavalry they ranged through
vnrylng occupations In public and prl
vato seivlco from moving vans to
peddlers' wasons, all groomed and cur
ried and ui.h harness buckles scrubbed
to dazzling 'brilliancy.
A committee, of fifty men, all of them
expert students of horses, Inspected the
animals before the start and picked out
tho (prize winners. Tho horses were
Judged on their condition, on tho slgm
they showed of good treatment and on
the neatness of their turnouts. Kach
winner received a ticket calling for the
award of one of eljht grades of prize
ribbon ahd an order for a mim of money
varying from two to twenty-flvo dollars.
Tho horses themselves seemed to feel
that they wcro tho subjects of honor
and pride, fiolcmn old drudges who
have been dragslr.g Junk carts with
clattering bellj through tenement streets
Ifor a 'scare of years pricked up their
ears and pranced to tho music of bands
wltl as light a step aa tho fancies of
youngsters drawing a spider-framed dry
goods storo delivery wagon or in!
bright-eyed horsn of Deputy Chief
MRS. RUSSELL SAGE REVIEWS
Tho parade did not start quite on
time, fcevause Mrs. James Hpeer, who
with .Mrs. lluosell Sage Is the leadlnj
spirit of tho annual work horse proces
sion, stayed on the reviewing stand of
the civil war veterans on Riverside
Drlvo until It was nil over and was
consequently into In getting downtown.
With her on tho stand when the homes
began to como alons wcro Mrs. Sago.
.MrJ. Cadwallader Jnnoo, Mrs., Charlus
Jl. Flint, Daniel Kiohnian, Miss Mari
etta Harrtll, Mr. and Mrs. James W.
Wadsuorth. Miss lleatrlco Jones, MrJ.
Uranvlllo X'arkir and officers of the
New York Women's League for Anl
muls. among them Miss Wla Ma,W
Clark. Mis. C. C. Cuylcr. Mrs. Oordoit
Knox Hell and Mrs. J. H. Dlokson. Po
lice Commissioner Waldo and Htroyt
Cleaning Commissioner Howards and
Capt. L. C. Andrews. U. B. A., wcro
also among the spectators. The horses
received their ribbon decorations at thu
stand from men who took the rosettes
from Mrs. Kpoyor.
The parade was especially notaldo for
tho number of horses owned by the city
departments which were In line. Tho
pullco horses weio mugnlllcent ns al
ways, but they aroused no more en
thusiasm than tho 1'lro Department
hores harnessed Into every typo ot ap
paratus used In tho department ox the
street cleaning horses with thtilr white
farts and whllo duck clad crews.
i'U'yrk," ridden by Policeman J. V.
Median, an eight-year-old black horse,
took tho first prizes for nil entries.
Nearly everji horsa In tho police and
other city divisions took one of the
light grades of prizes. Itobert Mallo
Itfty-two jcars, a driver for one con
cern, got a prlzo of
Kuhwiiy Contractor Frank Ttradley
fairly oozed self satisfaction when two
score of his big horses attached to bite
wagons forged by the stand, sleek and
fat. leaning forward Into their collars
with Impatience for tho slow pace of
the profession. Every wagon In tho
parado had u Hag on It even If It was
onc.of tha cambric style which one can
buy nt thrco for five cents. Homo of
the horses were fulrly garlanded with
The rrru rnblUhliut
Prize Winners in Workhorse Parade on Fifth Avenue
and Committee of Admirers at the Reviewing Stand
" lPQf TPIPS HO?SES 1 $w?$$feSr
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IN PARADE OF
G. A. R. Thinning Ranks March on Riverside
Drive Under Honor Escort of Younger War
riors Platoon of Women and Girl De
scendants of Heroes a Feature.
The march of thr veterans of thi.'
civil war on Riverside Drive to-day
was spry and brilliant with color. Kor
many years tho nat!o:t has regnrdeil
tho annual appearance of tho survi
vors of tho war between tho North
and South with a tuniler dread ot tho
pathos of tho thinning ranks nnd tho
Increasing fccLlcne.sa of tho otto tlnto
soldiers. The prevailing note to-dny
had little of sadness In it. Almost
. . i.-
a thousand veterans weru m ime,
bearing their bullet-rent and wind-
torn battle flaRS. They wcro escorted
by nine thousand men of tho reBular
array, sailors from tho battleship
Delaware and national guardsmen.
Tho people who packed &to sidewalks
and averllownd tho lawns along the
Drive from .Seventy-second a'.rcct to
Rlghty-nlnth street wero full of patri
otic enthusiasm. Kvery lino of old sol
diers was cheerod and cheered uKain.
Many of tho old mon had llttlo chlUren
with them In line leaUlm! them by the
hand. There were cheers for tho young
sters, too, and espei Lilly for u toddler
about threo years oM, who Imppel and
skipped around a bent, grayhalrcd mem
ber of John A. OIx I'ust..
WIVEB AND DAUGHTERS MARCH
IN THE LINE.
In the rear of Naval Post No, 511 was
a platoon of wives and daughters and
granddaughters wearing semi. military
uniforms and campaign hats. They
smiled cheerfully when asked from tha
curt) from time to Umo If they wero
suffragettes and 'blushed unanimously
when their excillent and precise inarch
ing was cheered,
A mall tragedy marked tl. very start
of" the parade. Commander ;3. If, Mil-
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NEW YORK, THURSDAY, MAY 30, 1912.
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roit ii.iM'.iiAi.i, ski: i.i:s n Axon
'iiciiiii' n i ili:
I'or ill Ccili,, icuiNt, iwju Amtrlcta iJ
tlirinuti Mtu-!"n Iii.ci. Irinlijn' cbciti tal
uoutir orJtn. Hunt dI rinrl cluck
ervn iliy lit nljlii. Tlx World I'tud IIutmu,
Arcidr l'iillt nVorlJi llnlHlnrf. Ki e pjrs
Bow, N. X. TiUjlum Ilicimu lyoo, j,t s .
Bolt Tears Trousers Oil Vic
tim on Drive, but He
thunderstorm with cloudburst trim-
inln.'f s and electrical aecompanlments
played havoc with hjllduy plans this
afternoon, and caused runny uncompli
mentary tiling. to be ald about the
weather mm and his prophcelen, II ill
pamej hml lo bn pnstioiieil und nun)'
athlollo meets miffored.
While there was no heavy play of
lightning, tlure. were, oceaslonal Hh irp
Hashes followed by sharp tliunderclnps
and a man was struck while walking
alon,t ItlvrrsMe Drive In the downpour.
It v.uii n freak olt lint dhl little dam
age lo the vletlm besides stunning him
and stripping l.im of his tromers.
The man, William Wlialen, ,i luborer,
of No. Zti W'ishlngton street, was walk-
Ing by tho park wall, eppi'ltu One
Hundred nnd Kleventh stteet, on hli
wny to the memorial exerrlHes at
firant'H Tomb, Tho nkv overhead was
Inky bl.ic'i and the rain was falling In
a solid masu. Opposite Ihu imn I'.i-
trolman Thomas Malier was ttaiiiHng In
.Mahrr saw a blinding Hash streak tho
sky and tho bolt descend upon AVhalen's
umbrella. The man fell In a hap and
lay sentelen. When Miher got to him,
he found the lightning lud completely
stripped Whaleu of his trousers. The
only mark on him was a sear on the
calf of his right teg. An ambulance was
ceded from the J. Hood Wright Hos
pital, whrn Whalen treovrifd his wits
and gave his name. The surgeons said
he w.is suffering only from the shock.
Whllo rain fell all over I lie city, prob
ably tho heaviest donnpour was In the
Tenderloin, Tho water came down In
BIG HOLIDAY CROWD;
LIGHTNING HITS ONE
solid sheet In the region About tho
Waldorf, and Klfth avenue nnd Thirty
third street 'ai transformed Into brim
ming rivers. The sewers could not
carry otT the Hood and the pavements
wtre soon owmli. Taxlcahs that per
sisted In driving through the torrent
Hung muddy spray from Ihelr wheel
against the windows of hotels and shop-,
Muny cellars and basemntn wero
Ponded In the mld-r(lon of Mnnhattsn,
The Morm put a sad crimp In the
Memorial Day programme of sport.
The heavens had dripped all night and
day dawned dank and foggy. In the
early foriuoori, however, the nun drank
up the iiiintH and the nky came nut In
reruloan patches. It looked an If tha
weather man were really making good,
ami nundry hundreds uf thousands laid
ttulr plans to march upon Celtic Park,
American League mil Washington
parks, the I'elham and Van Cortland
golf courses, the benches, thu mead
ow h and tho woods.
The sun was still shining at noon, but
the advance shadows of the Wit, black
firm soon Vgan lo loom over the New
lersey lillh and 1'nllsades, and by the
time the bl-r sport schedule was due to
utart, the wnler coming down In sheets.
Hundreds of thoitnnds who had set out
to enjoy themselves wero turned 'bick
and ran to cover.
Among tho sports that sufTered from
the Inclement turn of thu holiday -were
the Harlem Itlver Iteg.itta, programmed
for I V. M. on the Harlem nivcr: the
Hunter, I'nny nnd Haddln Horse Khow
nt Belmont Park; tho Irish-American
Athletic Club games at Celtic Park;
the Intersettlement gamrx at tho Pas
time Oval; the Hlls Kottlement House
games nt Curtis Klcld, Htateu Island;
the (Ireat Neck Athletic Club games at
jOrcat Neck; a dozen golf tournaments
Ion nearby links; the Itockaway Hunt
'Club tennW turnament at Cednrhurst:
film Crescent Athletic Club matches at
Hay llldge; the New York Athletic Club
I. ...I ... t'-.. ....... fuK...l .....1
icniiii) iii.ii!" i v m'm, ,o,..n... ......
the Iong Island Kennel Club bencli
show at the 'Itrlghton Club.
Whllo many of tho athletic meets
were held after the storm had blown
over, the attindnnce was rut In half,
tli" Mime applying to the ball games
and alt tho other forms of sport on the
Lightning struck the roof of the Itock
efeller Institute, at Slxty-llflh street
and Avenue A, during the height of the
storm. The bolt dislodged a stone of
the cornice, whl h fell through the roof
of a one-ntorv giiratM below and smashed
tho roof of an ambulnnce. No one. was
In tho Kuraje at the time. The few
persons who were n tho Institute build
ing did nut know it was alni'-'Ct until
they were Informs J.
PLAZA WAITERS FIB
WILL BE REPLACED BY
200 VIRGINIA NE
Manager Fred Sterry Anticipates a.
Strike by Discharging Entire
Floor Service and Importing
Dusky Servitors From South.
MAY GET COLLEGE BOYS.'
TO TAKE WAITERS' -JOEfS;
In Various Hotels Service Somewhat
Crippled, but Guests Get Meals ;
Somehow and Are Good Natured. , u
M:nager Fred Sterry of the Hotel Plaza Injected a new element
Into the dispute between the International Hotel Workers' Union anil
the hotel nnd restaurant owners to-day by announcing, that a sfttdtt
train carrying 200 skilled negro waiters was on( the way frefm' '.VlfffaU
Hot Springs and that these waiters would take the places of such of
the white union waiters In his hotel as were under obligations faith
The announcement was made after Mr." Sterry. had discharged his
entire force of floor waiters when they admitted to him that they wer
members of the union and would strike if ordered to do so by 'thr
DE PALMA BREAKS
ALL AUTO MARKS
UP T0400 MILES
Dare Devil Driver 26 Minutes
Ahead of Record hi 500
(fecial to Tlit Eimln World).
INDIANAPOLIH, May .-Wllh, every
prospect of bi caking all rerurds for
spewl In a OOrt-mlle raco on the t'.peedway
here, Ralph De Palma, driving a Merce
des car. Mulshed his M mile In 4
hours, M mlnutts, :t seconds, beating
Uie best previous retold by S! minutes
unit 41 seconds.
Twelve out of the twenty-four cars
that started had withdrawn because ot
orcaK.10 vn. ui u i a ...a. iruu.....
the N-llona , driven by llrue . Urow ..
and the 1'lat car. second and third .
spectlvely as tho race approached the
end. had experienced little trouble,
Thorn wero many thrilling oxrwrlences
as the speeding cars, whether from
1 i. r,,t..., tin. a hi- oilier troubles, suddenly
stopped and whizzed around on the
track, to the danger of the lives of the
drivers. I Inn ever, at the end oi rour
hundred miles none of the participating
drivers and machinists had rseeiyvii
even a scratch.
lie Pa ma's time, approaching tne nn-
sh, had averaged better than W miles
an hour, wiping record after record eft
the speed map. Tho so.ow spectators
wero wild with exoltemcnt as the raco
drew lo a cloe, for tho second and
third cars wem close up to the leader.
At a hundred miles three cars had
been forced out of the running. They
wero the National, driven oy iiruce
llrown; the Opel, driven by Ormaby,
and the Lexington, driven by Knight.
Theru wero no serious acoldents, Tint
wiveral drivers hud tire trouble became
of the terrlllo paco sot from tho very
This rico Is tho most heart-breaking
struggle for speed this nation over seej.
Prlies aggregating $75,Oi) form tho lure
that brings together the most skilful
and daring nutomobtlo drivers In the
world, driving the special creations of
the most Imaginative designers of bjth
Kuropo and America In one grjnd space
annihilating whirl. Tho winner's rewari
umounts to at least JJO.OOJ.
When the raco started moro thn
eighty thousand sprcd-worshlpperi lined
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PRICE ONE CENT.
Late HHs afternoon Mr. Htsrry sus-
mnnei nis dlnlns room waiters Into
conference. He asked them if thW
were members of the union and mtny
said they were. Hut not one would My
that he would strike If called' oufby tha
union. Tho waiters went back to woix
and Mr. Sterry, notwithstanding their
expression of loyalty, contloutd his pre
parations to Install negro waiters thoatt
the necessity arise.
The management of the Presltn la
thinking of clln. on the studtnU of
the Kastcrn colic! who are araln
their education, (o come to New York
and work In the hotels during the sum.
mer. Hundreds of students -worst M
waiters In summer resort hotels 'durlsst
the? vacation season nnd" soma 'of tfc
hotel men think these thrifty collefUuw
might bo attracted to New York by '
promise of good wage's.
IMPERIAL MANAGER 8AY8 HI
GRANTED WAITERS' DEMANMt
Copelaml Tonswend,, manager at
Imperial Hotel, announced this arur-Of
noon that ho granted all the demand
of his waiters except recognition of til
union and that the men had'axrevdf lo
stick regardless of union orders. TW
was denied at the. union headquarters.
At the Waldorf-Astoria there waa
lilt nt r M Tl f 1 1 I ( I M in , V. .. .. ,1
( w, ' ' '" " ''h .V. .
. milomnbllu MpH ,u th countrjr f-p
mif r HWllrm(.() noter.y
,, oamil1 that , , r;
, . , themselvM ririrl
midnight. Hilarious patrons offend
him all sort of advice and suzceatloni
and had a lot of fun with the skskrt
waiters, f '
"One of my guests," said Mr. Boldtt
"ordered soft boiled eg for his break
fast. He claims that the waiter brought
the eggs, placed them on the table aad
wanted to know If the guest wanted rt
wuller to 'shuck' them."
The busy season at Mr.iSterry'i fesf
hotel at Virginia Hot Springs Is over
and ho Is In position to utilise tb
skilled negro help of that hostelry ta
his New York house. It has been many
yesrs since a New Yofk hotel of tha
first class has used negro waiters and
Mr. Kterry's action Is an InnotwUosi
which has aroused great Interest among
hotel -and restaurant men The nogr
waiters will be 1 Iged In quarters la,
the Plaza whlclj have vbeen prepar4
for them. '
Mr. merry says they are all flrtt claajs
men and fully capable ot attending to'
the wants of his customers.
Knowing that many ot his wattsra had
Joined the union Mr. Stsrry started pr
fecttng his plan to Imnqrt negro. waiters
some days ago. When lie learned to-day
that the negroes wererjn the way frora
Vlrglnu Hot Springs . cot ready ft
I 4o a t iiiuiiiioinf wrsica ocwas
The Plasa maintains $. Mrslc o wait.
era on me sixiesn aorsBof Trtl
rivaii ovr in srunHM.- rma - mtmam nil
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