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TWE EVENING WORLD, S ATTTRD AT, DECEMBER 27, 1913.
THRILLING RESCUES FROM FIRE PERIL: Fails in Brooklyn Divorce Suit 11 LOST IN STORM, 1 50 HOMELESS ON THE JERSEY COAST Actress Wife Who Served SLAYER OF LUDWIG and Now Seeks Decree in Nevada Writ on Gallant Husband IN LEFT SHOULDER OF 'BOB' BREMNER 5 GIRL SAYS HE ONLY SHOT TOSCARE HER Wler Reportfjd Confession Killer Is Hurried Away to Avert Threatened Lynching.' Flame Sweep Through a , Ml CrowJeJ House on ( lolum- j New Jersey Congressman Is Barges A. O, Ropes auJ Un- Hopeful Under Treatment for Cancer. daunted Known to Have Been Wrecked ofl Btmtglt, bus Avenue Corner. $100,000 RADIUM Ji 3 -4 ,4 . . ,B .4 ,4 VJ ,t v4 JS , H .4 J jd Jt J H .4 jt jt J Jt J . Jt Jt ml&trT - 1 "-v. i ifeV' - loyii WW : Wff J Jt .0 4,4 4 4 4 .4 4 .4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 .4 .4 .4 4 .4 4 .4 .4 .4 .4 .4 .4 4 4 J 1 y- .'.-.-' , - j Ef , ONE WOMAN DEAD i . W n 'mmV ml LW' -m . m ' 'flL - ' V LADDER SAVES MANY, Dozens of Women and Cliil- ' dren Swung Dow n to Safety as Crowd Applauds. wM IhO s!d of high swaying lad"rs. r. inbfth ' tests sti-h HI no rlrcuo performer would lirt attempt, rearing. popping flames, clouds of sti fling smoke, women mid . liildrcii driven from windows to Bra esrape with tha haat forcing them from bahln'l, a po licemen rut off hy tha f)r and calmly sitting on a window till forty feet above tha streetoil these and other happening mala for thrill! In a blaze that wwept the apartment liouae at tha northaael corner of Onlumbus avenua and eleventy-flrst street, and caused tha death of a woman. The victim was .Mian Ulla tfanford. forty-eeven years old. of Warren's, X. I.. In tha city on a Malt to her Iriead. Mm a. Conant, whe lived en the fourth floor. Mlae Hanford was erereome by amok, flhe was breathing men firemen found her w en the blase had 'been controlled ami an ambulance eungeon ueed the ptilmetor revival Wlreatcnent In vsV.n. To Are o. mured ahortty after o'clock last night, a fortunate clrrum stance considering t hat It apiead al moat Instantly from the cellar to tha roof of the building. Hnd the blase broken out when all tha tenants weie Asleep the loss of life would doubtless have been heavy. POLICEMAN ALARMS TENANTS THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE. Policeman Hardlman. one of I'ommla Oloner Waldo's new recruits, saw amoke Issuing from the cellar of the house, ran . In and found the negro Janitor Muhtlmr a wicked Maze at the foot of the !r well In the -e!!ar. The policeman saw that the fire n.i far beyond the con-i trol of the ;a?!lor nn.l shouted orders to him to turn In an ahu m. Then Hardlman raced up the atalrs ! When he WM through pounding on the 4oor oil the first ftOOf antl w if atar'.ii.R if the se.ond the llsmr.. wee right :ie hind hi it. rsclor ip the statra. B tne i time lis to th lop floor th who), j jtlalraay seal sblaie. Ifardlman had i I famed all ihe tenants to make for the I fire escapei there was ntf ulianoe of taoape tliroufh the halls. When tin- Mr .'tnen arrived the fire es- rape lanillnga were Jammed. The vnes f glass in the wli. Ions flanking them , were popping out and Are waa aborting I through the apertures. It waa time fori otilrk action and the firemen were eqi.al 1 to the emergency. Hook aim ladder Truck No. 16. a :no.l i .a IiaH lirn til. '.I mwn piri-e wi the air in a minute, line was ai td toward Policeman Hardlman. who I sitting in a fourth-story wlnih w. with hia feet hanging over the ledge at. I the tails of h long coat turned up ove, tha back of his head and shoulder;, i frotectlon aaainst the fire that was buf fating hlin from the room. Tha palice nian wa leaning out, shouting to thwt eri the fire ewapes to wait for resc iii . PROPPED TO SHOULDERS OF FIREMAN BELOW HIM. The ladder meant for Hardiman was about elaiit feet too abort lilsworth Clemmona. a fireman, raced to the lop of the ladder, atnod on iha top rung, braced himself against tha wall and asked Hardlman to lower himself. As dell&erateiy aa tnougn in wie i'' ' ancaofa drill Hardlman lurnad around , and lowered himself from the window SLA1 " fMt on cummoM1 X aaarwlillght played on she two men. . Carefully but awlftly Clemmona wen; j down rung by rung with the policeman j on hla aheuldara, both men bracing tbemaelvea against the wall of the houes. When Hard. man's feet rea hed tne top round of tlie ladder Cleminons guided him down and both were aoon on the ground, the pole email minus his oos:, which had been half conaumcd. A cheer that rose above the roar of the flames and the puffhig of the en gines greeted t.ils rgaWt In the mean time Capt. Ittcketta's men had raised other ladders and were taknlg the peo ple from the Are escapes. The following rsons were reacued: m the flfth floor: Mrs Harriett Tgoran and her eblldren. Catherine, aighteen; John, seven: Alice, three, and Hxabeth, two years, aud a guest. Dor thy Wlthford, nitsen. of No. 101 West aventy-fourth 'afreet- from the fourth floor: Mrs. Margaret Lauglilln, fifty, her daughters, Ethel and Anna, and her grandson, Edward Bulger: Edward Neuman and Mute from the third floor: Mrs. Wllhel mine Hausclimann. sixty: her daugh ter, Mrs. Meta Horfmeyer; her grand daughter. Meta. thirteen, and Harry WgUer. 'row 'ne second floor: Mine. Zordaji. Miss Virginia Hops, a bird fancier, who lives on thai fi.ur. stood weeping iVthe atr.et. dh. said she had lost birds n tte nr. valusd at IM- Ier ah. In the fire ound that a fireman had reeouad moot them. Aiter the fire Chief Kenlon nended Patrolman iisrdimsn for bravery. MAN' a VAVIIT. iProsi tks Au-kissa liloUs.l A man thinks ha ia graceful if he oan sW jam S dance with a girl without otopplag aajs(d " WMM "r1v od m,r . - all . ' . ' . jv 1 1 1- G tf& KJNOoLEVgf) J Jl. 4 18.104.22.168,4,4.4 .4.4.4 Jl .4 .4 KKM. Dec. 77 Mrs. Mabrl Lorraine Miller Swat began to-day an action for divorce from Klngsley Swan of Brook lyn, a grandson or Willi, im C. Klngsley. who took part In she construction . ' the Brooklyn HrldKC. Desertion and non support are alleged In the complaint. BRAVE POLICEMAN WHO SAVED MANY FROM FIRE PERIL. TOTlim inimillll W p r-ej AUKCnmAn, ' 60ME 4 DAYS RETURNS . HriKiklyil din of niirteen Sa'. She V us Working in a Candy Siore. klsther Acker man, thirteen, mlealng su.ee las: .Monday, returned eaterda to her home a: N'o H le Kalh avenue. Brooklyn It :ie : P. M. wtmn she re appeared, and from 'hen till dark rels tlvea. friends and neigliDors held a Jsb: laUon. Accordiuv to the story told by the girl, who came to tb.s country six weeks ago with her mother from Austria, sh, got tired of Brooklyn and Its schools, and Monday wandered across Williams bur..- Bridge .. Manhattan, which am reached at I K M She made the a-oiiaintance. he says of a wo:nan who keeps a candy store at Da la 11 Cay and orchard streets The woman aid she would employ her if she would register at an employment agency. The g.rl ass she did tttlg and went work. She tirod of :he anly store yesterda and tramped hack to Brooklyn. Bertha Hadarr Uatee Home After lllolieiuenl H I TWO Week. Her family welcomed Miss llsrtlia I "'" """"' " "jurnod to I ""SKL 2? nialca, L. I., in tune for Chnatmaa din ner. She eloped with Thomaa Kirby, twenly-iwo. and abl two were abaent two weeks. "I care only for rharley .Is obi," sa'1 the girl. Jacohl, her fiance, la a wire.ess opera tor at the Brooklyn Navy Tard. Jacohi ' mm imm I I aBBBBBBBBW BBBl BBBBW BJBJj SI S I In II jl ,4 ,4 jl jt jt 4 .4 ,4 .4 4 4 ,4 M .4 ,4 The couplo were married In MM, and they have one child. Mrs. Swan Is a daughter of Alvah Miller, a New York paper manufac turer. Karly thla year Mrs. flwan sued In the Brooklyn Supreme Court for an abso luto divorce, but failed to sallafy the court with her proof. "RENAISSANCE BALL" RECORD DAZZLER FOR WASHINGTON SOCIETY Five Queens Held Court at Costume Affair Given by Mrs. William F. Draper. WASIIIStlTON. Dec. 27. Society agreed to-day that the National Capital had nSVOr before witnessed such a dag gling display as attended the ball here last night of Mr. William F. 1 Taper. Three hundred of the elite of Washing ton society attended, itarbed m silks gnd ermines that OUtrlVailod the splen dor of the mediaeval courts they mimlcked. and flashing lth a thousand rars jewels It was a "renaissance ball." Five oueens. each noted for the mag nificence of her court, were represent ed. Tne hostess received her gueats in a pearl and diamond bejewelled cos tume patterned after that of Margue rite de VglOlaj yueen of Henry of Na varre. Mlse Margaret Piaper represented Queen Marie of AftJOUj Miss Helen Walcott. Queen Clotilda of I' ra .ee gold crown and all; Miss Krence Noyes was Queen lsuhel. wife of Itichurd II., and Miss Alice Whiting waa Anna of Austria, wife of Louis XIII. A email fortune was expended In draping the walls with American Ilea a ty rosea. REPORTS GIRL MISSING. Father Thinks she Plauae lllope ninit Uaali lo Monlreul. CHuaeppe Nargadonna asked the polloer of the St. Nicholas avenua station to day that a general alarm be aent nut for hla daughter Joseph i.e. woo he said nad been niiaslng elnre I o'clock thla mornlni; from his home. No 109 West Una Hundred and Klxtv-nfMi sliest Her father said ho believed ihe girl had gone away with a young man wiio has lived in the neighborhood. Nargadonna de acrlbed the young man as twenty-two years old and curly haired, with a ecu on bis head whloh he concealed oy training liia hair over It The girl s fifteen years old. 5 feat tal. and weighs gboUl lJu pounds. When ahe left home she wore a Mack skirt, brown sweater and olack shoes and stockings. Nargadot ne said he thought the young pair aTOfO on their way to Mon treal, aud aaked the police to watch the railroad stations. Hit hy at Mabway Trala. issa etocaowlta, a laborer ui So. so; Broome street, leaning out ovor lli p. u' folic ot the gaOl side of t e nuhas, stntlon it Bight) -sixili Itrool and Broadway, orgi itrucb ii a train sari) to-day He O'gO kMOokad ba k ggajngl a pillar and nil head ws cut and hi.-, right ankle dislocated He waa taken to the Knickerbocker Hospital. De Witt f . Oklltoai Dead HA KTFORO, Conn.. !! V C, Hkllton, who ret President of Compsr llli cisn t .d . lUerorltori ELEVEN TUBES USED. Surgeon Confident He Will Arrest the Four Years' Growth of Tumor. BALTIMOHK, Dae II llevafl tuaeg, I aaoh about two and a half isdin ion and a third ol an Inch thick, and cost- , ed with rubber, Were Inserted i second lima this morning to Incisions in the left sflOUldet of rtobgft O. tlremmi, rini "iritl. Kcpresentatlve In Oongiess from Iha RavanUl MW Jersey District. In the tubes are lu.i.00n w.irth of radium, the most expensive miantlty of radium ever used In a single operatic, i. It Is hoped the trealment will arrest the gfOWth ofi If not permanently dcatrm, a maMgnanl cancer from which Mr. Uiemner ha suffered for four yeats. The raluabla radium, of courae, car. bn Head again and again after tu-day'a operation. The operation was performed by Pr. Howard A Kelly In his private hospital in Kutaw place. It waa the se-ond that Mr llrmnnsr has undergone In two !aya. The tubes were put hi place the flrwt time on Christmas morning and allowed t" remain there for twelve hours. Or. Kelly observed the result carefully yeptenlay ami to-day deter niincii to repeat the operation. The doctor looks for a degeneration ol IhO malignant cells tn Mr. Bfokndr! ."houlder .ii.i. i the application of the Eamrnu rays The operation is so per formed that the alpha and beta riys MO, niltered out. loaving only the gamma ! rays to penetrate the canceroua tlastie. Dr. Kelly expects a cure. The cancer on Mr. llremner'a arm and I ahoulder is of a moat malignant type. It extends over the ahoulder and almost meels under the arm. The extension In front enda Just over the heart and '.he extension over the back covers the shoulder blade. The patient has beer, compelled to carry hla arm In a strap holding It constantly In an elevated po vtlon. COLLEAGUES IMPRESSED EY BRAVERY OF SUFFERER. Mr. Bremner ("Smiling Bob") la one of the most popular of the newer mam hera of the House. A native of Scot land, where he waa born thirty-nine years ago, lie wen: to Canada with hla parents when he was a boy. He aettled In the United States before he was of age, and began hia life work as a re pair r In I'ateraon. In 1MB he obtained control of The I'aasaic Daily Herald, and is its present editor and publisher, lie had never held public office until elected lo Congress In 1IH over Repub licans and Progressive competltora. When the special session of Congress met In April and Mr. Bremner was oworn In as a member of the House, the growth on his shoulder had become so serious that the chances of his liv ing many mouths seemed alight. The fortlltude with which he haa home hla pain has evoked from his I ollcague many expressions of admiration aa well Well aa sympathy. HAS NEW METHOD FOR THE EX TRACTION OF RADIUM. Dr. Kelly, who Is a specialist of the Johns Hopkins L'nlverslty group, re cently bouKht with Jumna Douglas, president of I'helps, Dodge . Co. of Now York, iwenty-seven carnotite mine claims in Paradox Valley, OOli where ore now believed to o tne greatest radium ore deposits in the world. Announcement that they had hough' these claims and ihat they had organ hud a National Radtum Institute, where by, with the co-operation nt the FederOl Bureau of Mines, the radium would be extracted according 10 a new and more efficient process, and used for medical purposes, was msde by Dr. ('. L. Par eons of the Mines Korean at the Ameri can Mining Congrats in Philadelphia In October. It whs stated st that time that not one oent of the radium would be BO id. but that OVOry bit of the precloua meta: would he used in the cause of humanity, cllnlco for the trestment of the afflicted being established In the Memorial Hob pltal of New Tork City and Dr. Kelly's hospital In Baltimore WILL TAN60 AMID TABLES OF WALDORF But StaiJ Diners Needn't Worry, toflt Will Be un New Yi.ur's Eve Only. iuie ma between bites hsi ggVOf ntsi permitted In the dining rooms of the W'sldorr-AstoriO. But It will be on NoB Tear a Kve. Peroons who have mads rolorVOllOPJ have told Oscar that a BiagJ without any tango tn It is a llsvor leas affair. Uscar had hard aors to prove It to George C Buldt. ins proprietor, who failed to aee why turkey-trota should be sandwiched between curses uf a square meal. Heluctanily be consented to mot let his prejudlceo for Now Year s K . on Oscar so announced yeotvrdtv "Spaces will he left ve'i rious dining rooms Boot R it ' palm ' .. dan tig no trot ,n the Wal Oftai Jan I. You may taa , from oscar, wbn kaaws rii.r.a n hui i a o i t mis linaisUtj rsfiaia are) if rift) oiKTfllfSr Is ifiliofctti Mwmsm o TRACE OF OREWSj Victims of the Gtk at Sea bright Sheltered in the Hire House. RiOron I in sTOrd loft In the storm which stanel on chr.ilmae tught and ravggod the ad.ls ettt mails of (tow York and New Jersey. Ten motl ol the crews of no coal barges. Eta V. Oi Hopes and I'ndauntsd. Wieckel oiT H.irrrgnt In an e!ghty-mlle gale, a 'Org drowned. Tholr bodies hae not l.eeti recovered, "ne man pe 1shed In the Frist Hlver from a skiff over turned by the wind. Wireless despatches rereived from the revenue cutters Itasca and Seneca, which were sent out In the gale ves terday to save Uvea, remove the last doubts of the fate of the tnen Aboard (tie .bargee. Capt. JohnatonO of the Heneca reported that ha found both (Orges sunk. From the Itus. a Copt. Van Boaklrk aent word that both wars a total loss. The wind shifted In the night tn the nx.rthwest, hfl tiering the loy breath of Milliard vrhldh haa boon prevailing ip aMAte. Tremendous aaoo still prevail along the octets of Now Jersey and Ixing lalsnd. and the suffering In coast towns atlll prevails. At SesnbrlglU, N. J.. Where the bulk head haa been torn away leaving the oea a clear road into the town, IM per one ere gathered In the nre house otherwise they are homeleaa and ahel tertese. Most of them are fliher folk who have been exhausted by Ihelr tsm tlnuoua struggle with wind and wave for the better Part of forty-eight hours. DAMAGE AT ROCK AWAY AND CONEY. The Rnokawaya are by no means out Of danger. The ArvetnO Pier Theatre totters on Its soaking piers, some of whloh have boon Lettered out by the wavea. Wavea fifteen feat high ara OU1I pounding upon tha adore, and unleas the storm relents the theatre la doomed. In the Hamtnela section many real tlanta have packed their movables snd moved. Many of tha M bungalowa of (be Ocean Breeze Camp, at Edge mere, have been washed from Ihelr founJo lions and arc floating on (he eoa. Waves sre running through Surf avo hue In Coney Island. Many small boats have been washed to ava. Bathing houses have been damaged and cellar i flooded, and from .Norton' Point lo Manhattan Beach the storm Baa left in mark. The damage is eepe 'lglly heavy at the Sea Gate end of the Island in this region telegraph and elfVtrlr light polea have been undermined or blown down. The two coal-laden barges lost down the coast broke away from (he ocean going tug. Falgar F, I.ucktnbailh, Chrtet mas night and stranded off Forked River. They both sink after davllgn" about throoqUartOrfl of a mllo off shore. T o two barges were hound to Provi dence, capt William H Picket! of Chelsea. Mass . " imm.init-il the ITn daiintcd. and Capt, O, Olson of Provi dence was in thafge Of the A. O Hopes. The track of tie Southern dlvillon of the Control Railroad of New .le.-sev were swept away at .Vormindle.by-ihe-en. An cmerfci nc force was put lo Work In relays and at midrfght had lestored the tfAcga so that It was pos sible to run trgini over MtgM at au tlodii epeed. Cnler orders from tne wealthy house oenofpt contractors all along the shore from Norms-idle to .00 rlfjht began repla :lng the bulk'iead piling that hnd been torn nut hy the storm. The present repalis are merely temporary, but It has been decided that In tile spring a new system of toulkheade will he put In to prnted rhe spots where the storm did the g -cat est damage. Throng i ths generosity of summer dwellera the permanent dwellers whose houses were wrecked have oeen al lOWpd lo make their homes In unoccu pied cottages intr. the smashed and overturned hoiisea ha,ve leen rep. iced $200,000 NEEDED NOW FOR HOSPITAL WORK. BviT) 51- Grives i Week ot Free Treatment to j Buffering Man, Worrum or Child. To-day and to-morrow mark tha climax of the campaign " provide funds for free hospital treatment tn the poor All ages, segea. creeds and races In our great city are benefited. It is necessary to raise IM,I0I now to enoble the forty OOVOR asiodated l.ospltala to Oil then present beds with sufferers, who cannot otherwise get medl ai aud t ni gh al arr These hospitals last )tar gave 1,:'1, 04 - free dtys to C4,40fl patients Many mote could have been treated but for lack of funds. Bvery II . gives a week of bOi lil core to a suffering man s child This often n t healili. frlen ...live l-llol 0 it V city sliest ami dom iliobod by a at tne gouth Market or the Pennoylvnnla and Motor lan I, V , . gel irsin ,tisei croislni lls.lroad r.wtav Hpi't noo the pilr.- pf atr.ed several hloogg on the incomotDe Into the aiiioad gtgtlog boforo the train Was toppad MpOttO1 S iou der was dlslo tted There were no PgggetigOri on " ns 'si inil tne connucioi' had nut si r mmr H ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ! FSEES HAND IN POCKET W r n i 1 1 a LILLIAN "J inRPXiKir B J Jf J jl ,4 ,4 ,4 4 4.4 s.,4 4 TOOK MOVIE PICTURE ON CRATER FLOOR OF VESUVIUS IN ACTION American Newspaper Man and 1 Ai.lc rtAo'sn.llsH 1512 Feet Inside Volcano. NAPMl.s. Dec. n -Frederick Burllng hom. on American newspaper man. haa I convinced Prof., pterculll, director of the Vesuvius Observatory, that h ds Ocended to the floor of the rolcano'a crater last Tuesday. Three Italians. Sonlno, Knrmass! mi and (laudlnn, were with the American. Burllngbam haa furnished Prof, MaPValll with proofs of the oti-ceasfiu accomplishment of Ihe undertaking, heretofore considered im possible. For three nights the party slept on Ihe lop nf the mountain, wsltlng for k propitious tune to descend. On third day ropes were swung over the precipice and the descent was begun, tturllnghani'a siory of the journey to the Inferno, 1.212 feet bslow. Is as fol io WO: "While descending below the third precipe e. almost Immediately over the large sulphur fUtnOfOtO, th" wind changed ami we were enveloped In dense sulphur fumes. A cloud of.dan gerous acid fumes i-aiisji next "As they continued we decided to de scend further and eventually reached the Boor of the crater by passing BVOf a steep s!op between the sulphurous flimorule aud the main mouth of the croler which as opened ill July. "I suggested mak ng I descent of W fret through the tunnel to the mouth. Sonlno. who Is an expert on Vesuvius, Warned tne thai the il.es of all would be In danger, but e tlnally agreed to take the risk. "We readied the edge of the opening, from which red hot smoke waa Issuing In a great volume i estimated that the temperature was '" degrees OoBU grade.' Moving pictures eOTO aken In the troler. ENGAGED COUPLE IN PERIL ilnsoal Ran liter as Thry Karri, Frews Metrrlaoe License Bureau A inttlUWl llSppv v'lsloi.a lose before Michael Hlncoff of No. fgj Kldrldg" street and Fgnnlo Hvmun 'if No gtt iisst Hougton otroot too) irippod liflpplly out of Ihe marrlagO license bu reau In City Hnll snd stnrt.nl ggvfOOl Psrk How to -at h a ar shortlv before BOOB to-dav. V.cther he nor hla sweet heart noticed Ion approach of a n b that swung out or NaMg ItreOl snd up I'aek Row at a lively pace Whet the owllng Vohldld ass al ih. mini or run ning Diem down Mincofr perceived t'e danger and dragsed nia lajwgo from utider tlie ho.se's hoofs, but ag be did so Mike kiymaP lOOl her rooting ani turn-' bled to tin POVsmsnl After helping hor to her feet Mil Hale Overtook the nffendtno driver, with the aid of ' bridt policeman, far out on the Brook lyn Hi idge HVproaoli, out did t .,l I the heart" to pf.ss i tlie driver wo s u a-ao lot ulrd I riiiiiIIsii iutlior iieii.i URO K V I LtUt, i nt . Or r. -Di Hen .- ' HofBBhi 'ui authority on Cg Agdlgti cograph. and tlie author of "i '.ifiadian Men and Women of the T.me gnd n micro is works doglhog th fgnad I here to-djy horn n tv lent hlitor) , ' heart Oily ll die i fgllurs ISt'.' his home He was IHK WHK.iii Tiim; iK - m ttt IttUlsnili f i i "VAhv noes I oat bon 10 is ,i ggoti. ate with the otuer hens'.'' "Oh. that hen Is descended from one of the orlglool Plymouth Kovho." i OF SUBWAY SLEEPER AND MAKES ARREST; . , . Patrolman, Oft Duty, Breaks , Into Game of Three Alleged Pickpockets. Policeman tleorge Hllva. In rltlsen'a i lot nee and off duty, had n "lerci aal.' early to-.lay M a subway Ir.tl.i with an allekeC n 1 1 pocket He hid bOOf l iwn town and was on his way to the Bronx Ahull ha noticed thiee loan acting Ble- ipi.-iousiy near sie.mg passenger, siw later proved lo be frank We.rnr.kc, Ittilrty. a i.utchei. of No .300 Kaat Klghty- scc.nei .irrvt, Two of the men seemed tn be "otalle" . screening the movamenla of the third ' fyOtP the twenty other paeaengera. M.lva I says that Juat bvfore the train reached Freeman street on the Urong division he saw one of the men put hla hand In Wcrnecke'e overcoat pocket. He grabbed IPO man's hand and saya It clulchatl PV ' Tb "stalls'' ran before they ould be j Intercepted. The prisoner fought, but was taken off the train at the One Hun dred and Seventy seventh street station and locked up In the Tremnnt avenue station on a charge of grand larceny He said he was i 'hsrles Howard, twenty-! hree. a bricklayer, of No. IM West One Hundred and Forty-third street. In Ills pocket nun a liadvie of a fire truck company of Kreeport, N, J. The poll 00 say fill gpfta white hands Indicate It has been a long lime since he handled i brick. WertircUi' aald he had been out playlns pinochle and waa arrested on a charge I of IntoxtcatkMi. He could not explain how he expected to get to No. WO Kaat Elghty-aecond atrret by the subway N. STRAUS JR, BUYS COMIC WEEKLY, "PUCK" Will Not Make Any Changes in Taper's Organization or Policy at This Time. Nathan Htrnus Jr. has purchaaad Puck, the weeky comic paper The article:, of i Incorporation of a new company, whl b will publish the paper, have been fllrd in Albany. The Incorporators are Mr tttraus. Max J Kohler and H Oram Straus Tha capital stock Is leh.OUO. The paper aas purchased about a wee. ago Mr. Htraus diies not contemrla' making any changes In organisation rr policy at this time He sail yesterday "It la true that I have bought a con trolling uiterct In Tuck. However, as I am aa ling fur I'alastuie In January, I shall not .num. active charge unti. my return next spring There is un finished vork of niv father's In th. Holy Land will -h I must carry out unlet his rsstr ic Moris before I do anvthltif else I'ntll my return ths paper ail, continue In Its former lines without au inlerfereni e at all on mv port," TURNS ON GAS IN EMPTY FLAT AND DIES FOR LOVE Unknown Man Leave- No; in YiJJih Explaining Cause ot Suicide. A dead man about twent) -e.ght ygOH old was Found In the pai .or of a I apartment t, i tOflimi ' N Ml Boutnern Boulevard tu lot fha mai w.-n- f . the iparl Rout 001 r 'grit an t ! Ja ah :.i'( aud mo wit- igt ne a,, :lil mo.e .it to-dav. Th 1 ' lor'g Ai.'e left .i.m ,u l ie apartment ipparentl) lookJnf it ovor, tftor the woman's departure th' prospective tenant put a ouarter in the gus meter, end, shutting all door, opened up the gas cocks In the parlor Levy was almost overcome by the I imsi of gas sum he enterwl 'he apart menl this morning, sod the dead bodv n ihe man was Ivint! 001 the floor. A note in Yidldsh, grltton in pen. II, rea as follows: "You should let me lay frr three .lav , fOU should tell my girl to wed and b happv I love her, hut I could not llv without her she should coins and aer me when i on found dead." Tha body la at the Tordhain Morgue uoldsatlOod. r g week of Imprisonment and luestinnlng by Sheriff William .T. of Westrh-ster Tountv. Prank I'.ippe o. un lot aircst for the wanton shooting of miss Mary l.udwlg In tha railroad yards al i.'roton. N. T., baa Otada i i mfogofn, Ihe Sheriff reported to.d !. 1 did not mean to shoot ihe girl." COPPOlO sat.l "I only Wanted to fright en her. When I tired two shoto In the sir to make her atop screaming and her from running off to get help. she diopned to the ground. I thought 1 had killed her and rati away." t'appeio has given to the sheriff tne name of a young man who waa with him at tha time of the shooting. Da te, lives have made a hunt for thla other man, but have been able to get no better trace of him than a report that he oas gone to Italy. The two men. according to tha eOOV fesshm. snw Mis Ludwlg got OB O train, her nrma full of bundleo, and start for her home across the tracftg. They followed her and. out of eight and hearitiK from the station, confronted her. She tinned away from theoa and they caught her by the arms Then ghe hegsn to scream and 'appelo revolver. After I'nnpelo'o arreat he waa to the bedside of Mis I.udwlg. Who waa In the O seining Iloopltal. ehot through the mug and the abdomen. . a.iid she could not certainly Idoaury him unless ahe heard hla voice Sheriff Doyle made him repeat words Mlsa I.udwlg aald he had Just before he shot her: "If vou t stop fighting me I will kill you." Miss I.udwlg with a moan, nodded hor head and said: "He Is the moo. Tbot la his vo'ce." Kver alm e lh- Sheriff hoo been I tnerliig at I'.ippelo for a confeaotom aoon aa ha had It ho hurried the oner to the county Jail ot White P b cause of threats made hy cltiOoM of Mai mon and Croton that they Wvutd lynch him if he wore proved guilty. . 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