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THE EVENING WORLD, MONDAY, OOTOBIK St, 114.
ABOLISH MORGU E. BIT. pany aad counted the nusabsr of i I a HOW FUR IS USED IN THE NEW WINTER HATS as f more was me smauesi iranic. After hearing evidence ofi for the commission, who had CITY BUDGET UP $11,000,000 AND " TIMER First Economy Is Discharge of 750 Laborers, Which Saves $900,000. VICTIMS CLEAN UP ISLAND, 6RANDJURY ASKS i Presentment to Court Describes Conditions as Intolerable FORCE THE BOARD TO SET HEARING i oonnj of passenger and time of tno oomnumion reserved , ueea This and the dosena of other standing oosaelalntai will m- erea Nor. i. , UNION TEACHERS WIN UlATAflU IM AirMTI'Iin SBsPaNasflafElBjVEsTiaBSBSBSBSBSBBSa.B CHARITY DEPT. SCORED. Suggest that Commissioner be Replaced by Board to Look After Poor. T August Orand Jury, which was continued by Judge Charles C. Kott of the Court of General Sessions for the purpose of Investigating tnstltu tlons and the Department of Publto Charities, through Its foreman, Ben jamin Stern, to-day filed a present ment giving the result of their Inves tigations. They recommend the abolition of the City Morguo, declaring that It Is decayed, unkempt and filthy. In regard to the Home for the Aged and Infirm on Blackwcll'a Island they state that the Inmates are sleeping on the floors. In corners, aisles, hallways or wherever space can be found. "We And that some of the aged Inmates," the Grand Jury says, "were without decent shoes or stockings, wearing on thtlr feet strips) of cloth and drawers." "Half an ounce of butter a day and that with bread and only at night: four ounces of milk Instead of eight In the schedule for inmates on full diet," says the report. "On Ave days In the week soup for din ner and neither tea nor coffee. Their wants are Ignored, tbelr appetites. In firmities, comfort and almost their health Is disregarded. Surely the de partment la making the bread of poverty bitter with an unnecei lry and unfeeling bitterness." It Is recommended that the build ings housing the children' hospital and school on Randall's Island In re gard to sanitary and phyatoal condi tions be -repaired and that buildings now under course of construction be flalsbed. The Metropolitan Hospital on Black well's Island received considerable at tention at the hands of the Qrand Jurors. The presentment says that horrible conditions were discovered there. "Conditions when the hos pitals era crowded can be understood from the reoords, "the presentment reads, "which show that In one day, March II last, there were 1,860 beds and a census ! 1,941. Children with , highly eontr.ilous disease were placed in beds with those not con taminated. These children associate with adult patients having venereal diseases." "We find the food served tbo tu berculosis patients unfit for human consumption. Many were without meat. Investigation proved the sup ply waa insufficient to go around. Home of the meat showed It rould not be eaten by any one, least of all by those sick with tuberculosis. It looked unwholesome, was odorous and of poor quality. ...- J .. we) llliu ob a icBuit ui uur invpsii- jatlons that the present motlioa j controlling. the Department of Chari ties by a Commissioner appointed by the Mayor Is no longer satisfactory and we recommend that at the earli est moment legislation be secured to place the Department under the man agement and control of a Hoard, the members of which shall be classified as to terms of service." The presentment sayij that the Met ropolitan Hospital is overcrowded, the sleeping quarters of the employees) In a disgraceful condition, the stables unfit to shelter any kind of a living creature and the kitchen old and un aaltarr. Judge Nott accepted the Qrand Jury's presentment and Informed the members that he would forward a copy of it at once to Mayor Mltchel. LAWMAKERS TO SPEAK. senator Moses B. Clapp of Minnesota, Senator Miles Potndexter of Washington and Representative Falconer of Wash ington will speak to-night In behalf of the candidacy of Congressman Walter M. Chandler at Broadway and One Hundred and Tenth street. They will be entertained at dinner by Congress man Chandler at the Hotel Marseilles nerore ipe mmini, The Famous Chocolate Laxative EX-LAX Relieves Constipation Helps Digestion Keeps the Blood Pure Ex-Lax is a delicious chocolate laxative recommended by physicians as a mild, yet positive remedy for constipation in all its rerms. cx-lm nas maae A It-went hex will prove ssasaBasa sf I ITALIAN NAVAL Second Chief City in Albania Occupied "Because of Anar chistic Conditions." ROME (via Havre). Oct. 2ft.Tho Italian naval expedition to-day occu pied Avnllona, the second chief city In Albania. The cruisers Calabria nnrt Rtna have been commissioned to establish a general patrol of the entire Alban ian coast. It was announced via London last week that an Italian expedition wan preparing to sail to occupy Avallona because of the anarchistic conditions prevailing throughout Albania. Aval lonn la the second city of Albania, about fifty miles across the Strait of Otranto from the Italian coast. It was announced at this time that an Italian Infantry expedition was also being prepared and that It would Immediately relieve the Itnllan mar ines and sallor.il t' to the .present Italy has failed to notify the powers whether she Intends an occupation of Albania in force. cnousanas nappy. its valua at all drug gists. EXPEDITION NOW HOLDS AVALLONA NEARLY 7. 00.000 ALL OVER BELGIUM FACE FAMINE NOW Only Immediate Help Can Save Them American Min ister Living on Black Bread. HKUH.SBIjS. Oct. 2C (by way of London). 'Nearly 7,(100,000 people, in Ilellum face famine unless they re reive help from the outside at once, The American Minister to Belgium, Urn ml Whltlock. says that less than two weeks' supply of food remains In the cities, while conditions In the country districts are even worse. Though Germany has seized tho food in some cities for her soldiers, she still disclaims responsibility for feed ing the Belgians. Mr. Whltlock has had only peas ants' black bread for two weeks and tho supply is short. One hundred soup kitchens are feeding more than 100,000 of the needy In Brussels. Families formerly rich, but now In want, are discharging tholr servants. Noblemen may be seen slipping Into the soup kitchen. The factories are closed. Many stores remain open, but have, no busi ness. The street cars are being op crated, but the railway train service has been suspended. The supplies of coffee, tea, flour, rye and solt are practically exhausted. Ilcports recolved by Minister Whlt lock from Louvaln, I.legn and Xamur say that the conditions In tliosu cities aro even worse than they are In Brussels. I.ouvaln has only a four days' supply of flourtl whie Lllege has no flour at all- The peasants In many dlstliets have been forced to exist on legumes, as the crops of beets and cabbages have been ruined, (Jlynn to Addrrse Voting Men' I.eHKUr. The TouriB Men's Glynn I-s;ue will meet to-night In Its headquarters, No. 1541 nrondway. Martin W Littleton, CnncreMmnn (lonlden, William Marman Black and Alexander I. Ilorke will speak on national. tftiito and local isnurs, The Plying Knundrnn, with two speaker to each automobile, will begin its work this ewnlnt; hIo. and nn Thursday flow Ulyiin will address a noonday meeting at the headquarters, lioroush President Connolly of queens, Secretary of Mate Mltcheli May. William Herman Black and Krancla ii. Uallatln will also speak HSrsr?." .i-.v-r". ... . Trr Chief Steward Tells How In diap Prince Was Stripped and Scuttled. J. A. Doyle, chief steward, and Thomas Logan, quartermaster of tho British steamer Indian Prince, which was sunk by tho converted German cruiser Kronprlnz Wilhelm .Sept. 9 off tho Argentine coast, arrived to-day on tho steamer Voltalro from Santos. "Wo sailed from Bahla on Sept. 2," eatd Doyle. "Wo carried a cargo of rubber and coffen and had live pas sengers, a Mr. Clegg, his fiancee and her sister nnd a Qermau and his wife. Wo had bcon warned of tho German scout ships and wont along; at night without lights. "Friday night, two days out, a steamer went scudding by us. Hhe had no lights either. Hho went quite a way astern of us and thon put about and hailed us by hor night he liograph. Wo revealed our Identity, Her naval ensign wan sent up and ours followed. Then she signalled that we were under arrest and com manded us to go about and follow her south. MADE TO WALK THE PLANK AS CAPTIVES. "Next morning a boat came along side and tho lieutenant In charge took nil our nuutlcal lnntrumonts except our two compasses. We wero told to keep following the Kronprlnz Wll helm and did so until tho following Tuesday, when tho warship came alongside and made fast to us. "Then they made us walk tho plan:;. The plank extended from our lower brldgo to their companlonway and passengers and crew went aboard The sea was calm. "Next day a detachmont went aboard the Indian Prince nnd stripped her of everything In the cabins and on decks. Then they openod her sea cocks. The Prince Bank slowly. About 2 o'clock In tho afternoon another orew went aboard and set oft a mine In her forepeak. Then she sank In thirty-five minutes. We wero on tho Kronprlns Wilhelm eleven days. "Three tramp steamers came out to us and loaded the Kronpiinsi with coal and provisions. One was from Hantos and tne others from Bio de Janeiro, "The Ave passengers and H of our crew wero put aboard tho Elmberg and sent to Rio. The remainder of us, with the exception of tho carpenter, the donkey enginer and a sailor, who were Germans, were sent aboard the Prussia, bound for Hantos. The Uer mans were mado part of tho crew of the Kronprlnz Wilhelm. COMMANDED BY OFFICER FROM KARLSRUHE. "Tho captain of tho Kronprlnz Wilhelm was a lieutenant from the German cruiser Karlsruhe. There wero Ave other olllcora from that vessel and sixteen men from her crew. The merchant captain of the Wllholm was acting nn navigating officer. "They had come upon us while they were running away fioin the engage inent of the Karlsruhe and n British cruiser. They had been caught In tho act of coaling the Karlsruhe. "When we were on board a wireless was received from the Carmanla to be ready to receive her men. 8ho wns then snfass with the Cape Trfs4sx, but (Oio sank that vessel and didn't need uur assistance. Ono night n full-rigged Italian schooner passed close unaer our nuurtor. Those on board raised a row. abusing the life out of the Kronprlnz for running witnoui iignia, inen me Krontitinr. ordered the vessel to heave to nnd the Captain shouted back In fairly good English to 'Oo to hell.' Threo warnings were given and then a shot was llrcd across his bows, lie hove to. They searched his vessel and let him ko. "They are using tne main saloon and second-class compartment for coal bunkers. The third-class and a few staterooms in the nrst-ciass are reserved for tho officers. They eat In thu library. They treated us royally on tho steamer. "When wo 'rcaohed the entrance to Santos tho Prussia's smokestack, which had n, red band around It, waa ualnted all buff. Wo lowered the Bra zilian flag und ran up tho Oerman en sign. Then tho name of 'the steamer, which had bcon painted out, waa n.ilntcil in niraln. "When news of the steamer's visit In the KrnnDrlnx W lhelm ana Tn putting of coal on board was made known nn Investigation was, startea. Tho cantnin was made a prisoner on IiIb ship and tho vessel dismantled. wo nenra mui me same treat ment had been given to all German vessels In Santos, Bio and Bahla and tlita none of them will be permitted to leave port until nfter the war. Several ntoamors loaded with German rnsorvlsts wero at Santos ready to sail, but they will not be permitted to go out. Tho rest of the Indian Prince's crew and tho flvo passengers arrived hero late on Saturday afternoon en the steamer Tennyson. EARTHQUAKE SHAKES TURIN. nOME, Oct. 28. A severe earthquake was felt at Turin to-day. No casualties have been reported. 0 A-tS'es9-?N-. -,-.9 0.9 vooove 0009 o -o-o 00 0-000 I J I o ' ,0 III ; Candy Excellence 1 the finest cane' sugar, the- richest cream, the purest fruit flavors, tli'' liigheet grade of nuts o I PLUS o . expert blending, I careful packing, o prompt delivery ' make all candies sold by o Pure fresh delicious, 0 0 the cradle par excellence. 0 o I I I 0 At Ltodtng DmggkU mnd mt ow Storm o III 0 IIUYLER'S COCOA, LIKE HUYLER'S CANDY, IS SUPREME 0 0 III j 000 n nonoAonooooOceAoonnQAOooooAO III I1 W The tentative budget for IMS for the Greater City, despite the work of efficiency engineers, flnanolal experts and others, Is about $4,000,000 higher than the tentative bud rat of 114, but will probably be In the final $11,000,000 more than the final budget of 1914. The total of the lilt tentative budget Is $204,121,441. The tentative budget last year was about $100,- 000,000, and there was a cut of about $1,000,000, so that the final budget for 1914 waa $1iS,5,SM. It Is not thought that It will be possible to do much cutting this year because, It Is explained, the figures have been hewn down to the hair line, The tax rate forManhattan Is now 11,71. Those of the' other boroughs are a follows: Tho Bronx, $1.77; Brooklyn, $1.14; Queens, $1.10; Rich mond, $1.10. It Is understood that there will be a higher tax rate and a slight Increase In valuation. It Is the consensus of .opinion that the ISIS tax rat In Manhattan will be advanced to about l.tO. ItTs now 1.71. The belief was also generally expressed that the rate In the re maining boroughs would also go up considerably. Following Is a summary of the tentative budget for 1916 as compared witn tne nnai figures for 1114: oiur ewt..fiM$l;3.at $H.ijl Ml aarrtoe tu.iei.asi.ot rt.eil ltn?TfK'jr. IJw.ooy.ou a.ouo.wfi.ui i,Juu,OQo.ou fcM.ttl.ou m.frie.M iaxi.a.4, S Tort &'.U,0.V1 Count), l.au.eee.it ikaiw iu Bmat Uousti. TU1.MM441 SIUI 11. ftui (jaunts Ian Oounlf.... l.M.W.U lWm'ai Cfuwu IkiulT Mclswsa Court) f'iSi MV.Tei.u) ToUIi 0i.l.U,4 IIM,Ne,eAl.ttl Mayor Mltchel defend bis depart ment, saying that the twenty-nine uuuor ma supervision are not respon sible for the Increases. Iln uvm thm tho total budget of his departments Is over $2,000,000 lower than last year. It Is the contention of the Mayor that the Incrouses In the budgvt are due primarily to throe Items Increase in the education budget, debt servlco and deficiency In tne collection of taxes. Mayor Mltchel announced at the opening of the budgot bearing to-day that In the Interests of economy 760 men, mostly lanoror wno receive low wages, are to be dismissed In the De partment of Docks and Ferries. Many of these men are past the prime of life and were looking forward to a pension In a few years. By throwing thorn out of work the city will save $900,000 a year. After his announcement the Mayor said: "This naturally presents to us tho question of unemployment. There will be considerable this winter. The question of policy In making provision for employing discharged men an some other kind of work Is now be fore the board." There were many vigorous protests at to-day's budgot hearings of the Board of Kstlinnte. Lawrence M. D. Magulre, President of the New York Ileal Estate Board, said: "What we ought to do la to cut the salaries of many of the city officials, rather than drop a few low salaried man who might prove useful. The overpaid city officials should receive the same compensation, as men In other walks of life who do about the same work are receiving." All of Brooklyn Will Get a Chance on Nov. 9 to Voice Protest. Aroused at last by the campaign of The Evening World In behalf of long suffering Brooklyn cltlsens, the Pub lto Service Commission to-day took cognisance of the traffic conditions on B. R. T. trains and opened the door sufficiently for many complainants to voloe theliH grievances before the reg ulating body. I There was only a preliminary sklrm lh at to-day's session of the Com mission, during which a determined group of cltlsens forming the High bridge Taxpayers' Association of Rich mond Htll gave a foretaste of what Is coming to the B. R. T. later when the main attack Is made by united as sociations and grievance committees from alt parts of the borough. After conferences between commls slon and counsel representing various delegations, agreemont was reached to have a general hearing on surface traftio conditions on all lines of the Brooklyn Heights system on Monday, Nov. 9, wben the whole day will be devoted to the buttlo. Following the surface lines, elevated trafflo condi tions will come next. Leaders of different groups of com plainants met In the hearing room of the commission to-day and discussed their common troubles with the rail road company. Arrangements were made whereby they will got together for allied notion, Henry Wnrd Heer of No. 44 Court street has been en gaged as counsel for a federation of sufferers on lines running to Coney Island. lie will endeavor to bring together other groups. The Publlo Service Commission gave nucuence to-day to the determined band of complainants from tha Itleh. ! mond Hill section who have been oer- sistent In getting their specific cause beard. This relates to tho conges tlon and outrageoua treatment ac . - . a a curuou nunurcus or aireei car na trons at Richmond Hill crossing. This Is a transfer point where Myrtle ave nue and Cypress Hill linos stop and dump all their passengers for trans fer to the Jamaica avenue line for continuation of the journey to Ja malca. It was testified that because Myrtle avenuo cars would not run through hundreds of passengers were dumped down In the roadway In all kinds of weather without shelter and made to wait for the occasional Jamaica cars to run. Witnesses testified to four arriving carloads being squeezed Into one Jamaica car. B. R. T. lawyers and officials sought to make excuses, alleging that the Myrtle avenuo nnd Jamaica avenuo lines belnngod to different companies and through cars could not be run. Title technical excuse was Instantly exposed when It developed that both the companies belonged to the B. II. T. system and were different only in name. A railroad superintendent wss put on the stand to show by his figure that there was no crowning or se rious delay. Counsel for complain nnts asked the date of the observa tions, and then showed that the com z CLEVELAND, Oct. t-J. HV 9. Cleveland schools, to-day wm Tower mlltv nf mnlsmnt or nrmrt rli9 JUtin William B. Neff of tha Cuyahoga " ' - - k County Common Pleas Court andior-; dered to reinstate within a week. MX teachers whom he failed torsappowt last spring, because, It waa alleged,, of their activities In a :4eacnrs union. It .... . r.-..tt. mmam H A, , U .4 nff contompt for violating an injunction; Issued June lost, restraining school t,.!tila fi-Am rAfiialnff in rsannoinl aro- union loaviiBro. Attorneys for the teachers assert, that the decision paves the way for. tha unionization of teachers In. all result in higher ana more uniform waxos. If Supt. Frederick reinstate theslx teachers he will clear himself of .the contempt charge, the. court Intimated in finning ino suporinionueui suui. Supt. Frederick, however, Is cited to appear Friday for sentence? Pierce's Will act like maile on time, potered fctt of yourt. The ptla will stop the corns lff go. Every: box told under Iron-clid gusrsntes to remove coma quicsiy ami plctclr or money refunded. We thm rllk. not VOU. 10c sal 25 hex. At The A. F. fierce Co. SpriasbcM, KIM, Both strength and quality com bined, A onion it U hard to find. 'Hose CEYLON TEA os WUti Rata Caffes, 3 Paaasl Tkaytf Gold Filled Watt Chilis Warranted 10 Years CENTS ceracM tram '2.00 MmHjaJ PrnfQt In to effrr purchtKr who brlnji till tdtmlannnit s flcuf Pis tor lotd anywhere for 50 cmu, Tbo. Iiutr.l fllae ettr cffeml Is Sin Tort. A itiuln toll mint M'aMHsu Wat'k tnai ouica u mi m iprrarano as libala, aiery Uak bH foMrrarl, wui Mr ma him . sola nr ten at is emu tteni aaae to ritesd aetoia tha rest, from porket to twkt. for netrh at aae end. iwnrll m knife oUkt. Aak any Jroelrr hit tirlcs for a luirutetd (old filled. 10 Mtr wileh lie ai ua ii. la. IM will then rtallae wbatteiki oiler aau to lou. 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