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i cared for by a physician. Mr. and Mr, Tindell I rtayed at the executive mansion until this even ; irjr" when they resumed their' journey to Pitts > burg ■ AsKe from Might cuts to her feet, caused ing when they • ir Journey to PWW burg. Artße from illght cwt. to her f-et caused ' •v walking on the railroad tracks, and slight - injuries from flying gla.s. Mrs. Tindoll sun 1 Injured. I IDENTIFIED rS' A BADGE. A reporter at the wreck found on the coat .of a dead man. who was so badly burned that h.» ; features were obliterated, a "«rS»3SS I bearing the following Inscription: • Pa*T Ma^er •Jacob L. Sllverman, presented December -• 1903 bySbekinab Lodge." On the man's cloth . ing was found the name of a tailoring firm In "^Tihose^ho were rescued with slight in juries were Ml» Brown, daughter of Congress man Brown, of Pittsburg. and her companion, a Miss Woodworth. of Philadelphia. They suc ceeded in escaping from the Pullman car wln dow and were wandering around the fields when they were met by J. H. Lamberton. o. Harrisburg, a personal friend who had been on the same train. Mr. Lamberton was unable to get a berth and was travelling to Harris burg in a day coach. He was probably the only ore to escape from the coach without injury. Mr. Lamberton took the young women to his home. Mrs R. M. Huselton and daughter, of Pitts burg, escaped without serious Injury, although Miss Huselton received a painful wound on the arm. They were dragged from a Pullman win dow before the flames reached them. The Rev. T. H. Acheson, of Denver. Col., escaped un burt. MANY ESCAPED WITHOUT CLOTHES. Miss Hilmira Erickson, of New-York, escaped almost naked. She was asleep in her berth when the explosion occurred, and the second shock threw her to the floor. Struggling to her feet. she saw an open window. The heavy smoke which had penetrated the car told of the burn ing wreck without. After a brief struggle Miss Ericsson manage i to escape from the car un aided. Scantily clothed, she ran up and down the river shore, weeping and pleading for help. Here she was found, suffering from cold and shock. and, wrapped in a blanket, she was brought to a Harrisbur? hotel. Miss Gardner, of New-York, escaped to a shanty near the scene of the wreck with nothing of her clothing left save a shred of nightgown. She was dressed l>y the wife of a workingman and sent to Harrisburg. The lifeless body of the engineer, with the head almost severed from the body, was found lying over an embankment. ' Further up. lying on the tracks, was the body of Mrs. Robert G. Dougherty, of Philadelphia. Bhe was thrown clear of the wreck, and was found by her husband and eight-year-old son. who were only slightly injured. Few of the jvafisehgers who escaped had any clothing to speak of. Most of them had been In I their berths at the time of the explosion, and ' escaped "in pajamas or other light apparel. ■When daylight broke upon Market-st. this ~ morning: the pedestrians on the capital city's principal thoroughfare presented a grotesque appearance. In the districts where the hotels are located men who hr.d passed through the wreck without injuries, or merely Blight ones, and who had declined to take rooms of the hos tlerics because there were wearied women who needed rooms, walked around with nothing on save raincoats and bedrooms dippers, and a few of them had merely bathrobes and over sEoes. It was not long, however, after the sleep ing city began to learn of the catastrophe that every one was amply provided for. EXPLOSION HEARD FOR MILES. The shock of the explosion was heard for miles around. At High Spire windows were broken " and the people generally shaken up badly-, but no serious damage was done. In Middletown the shock was terrific, and many people jumped cut of bed and fled to the streets under the impression that there was an earth quake. Across " the river, at New-Cumberland and other places, there was an Impression that dyn amite used In blastfns for the new tracks hud exploded. Many peoi>l<?, when they saw the blazing wreck from over the river,' crossed in boats to the scene, and did all they could to assist the wounded and rescue the people from the wreck. According to the Paxtang Electric Works clock, the explosion occurred at 1:40 o'clock, the Clock Stopping at that time. All of the windows were blown out of the building. At Lochiel, dwelling houses were so badly i-h;-.kc-n that the occupants were thrown out of bed. The explosion upset a lamp in the home of T. P. Martin. No. 10 16th-st.. this city, starting a fire that destroyed three houses. The scene of the wreck when daylight broke was a gTewsome one. Splintered and smouldering cars and twisted iron were piled high on the four tracks and an enormous amount of wreck age was lying on the marsh land between the railroad embankment and the river. By 10 o'clock two freight tracks were open, but the passenger tracks for several hundred feel were blown away, and it will be seme time before they can be repaired. The fire in the two last Pullman cars was ex tinguished about 7:30 o'clock this morning. The contents of these, where It is believed a number of bodies were, were so completely burned that it was not possible to tell whether there were any human remains there or not. It is unofficially estimated that the financial loss sill amount to fully $300,000. This includes 515,000 for cash, Jewelry and other personal i effects of the passengers that were destroyed. The scene of th wreck was visited by prob ably more than fifty thousand persons. There were at least five thousand constantly at the place. They came from Lancaster and from all the small towns within fifty miles. The authori ties had matters well in hand, however, and kept the crowd back from the tracks by means of ropes stretched along the telegraph poles. - W. B. McCaleb, superintendent of the Phila delphia division, whose offices are in this city, ■ said he was unable as yet to fix any responsi bility , for the accident. A thorough Investiga tion, he said, is now being made by bin men. [»V niIKIIHIII TO THE TKini NX.I Plttsburg. May li. — Victor Lee Crabbe, who wa? killed in the wreck, was ihc- son-in-law of Robert Pitcalrn. restd) : -nt to President A. J. Cassatt of the Pennsylvania Railroad. H<» was forty year-: oht snd lived with the Pitcairr family at BUswortb and Ambersoa ayes. Mr. Crabbe was horn al Woost r, Ohio, and ivis af\(* T IT* T* V « ' ,„* SOC.ETV »,^ 1-&cT\r IH* 4\ d~* W?W% D £"**% DRY SPECIAL, BRUT SPECIAL 1898. The highest grade of that -vintage shipped by Messrs. Pol Roger (ix Co.. is now on saJe a^t the ie».din£ Resta.ura.nts, Clubs and Wine Merchants in this city. ANTHONY OFXHS, Sole for \7. S. graduated from the University of Wooster. Im mediately afterwmrd he came to Pittaourg, and becanw amnected with the Carbon Steel Com ■.vith wWch concern he had remained ever He was a stockholder in the company and purchasing agent A brother. W. R. r'rabbe. esident of the Shadyside Academy here. Philadelphia. May 11.-Jacob L. Silberman waa Benior member of the f*rm of Silberman. Walter & Co.. v.holcsalc- clothing merchants of this city. STORIES OF SURVIVORS. Men Who Escaped Tell of the Horrors of the Wreck. Harrisbure, Pcnn.. May 11.— "The first inti mation I had of the wreck." said John B. Rey nolds, of Pittsburg. a newspaper man, who was going homo from New-York, and escaped with Flight injuries, "waa when I heard an awful crash and was thrown out Into the aisle of the car. I was da^ed f.-r a time, and only realized my position and what had happened when I felt a woman grabbing me and screaming-, •For God's pake, help me!' I pushed her out of the window, and a fellow passenger hand»d out ;i child which belonged to her. He then left the train, and called to me to jump through the window. •just then there was a terrific explosion. Aa I dropped Co the ground a missile struck and knocked me down. I don't know how long I lay there, but when I recovered my senses I crawled acro§s the tracks under a freight train o led down the embankment on the other side. 1 was In my night clothes, and all my other clothes and belongings were lost. •I never want to witness such a sight as that which followed the collision. Women were In were i rying, and strong men were wandering about dazed and helples?. Th- tracks were.strewn in all directions with half naked men and women, some of whom th« '; ; seriously injured."' Han a an a wife, ol Franklin, Perm.. were In the drawing room of one of the Bleei ere oh their way home from New-York. "We were ..• said Mr. Feldman, "when u as a slight explosion that partly awoke up. This waa followed by the most awful ropr .: install, we were d against the side of the car. We groped around dark and finally got out of the window, .•. rything. We mad.- our way to a place of safety. Mrs. Feldman was badly cut back f th- ■ ir red much from shock, l am wounded In the lft breast, but I will be ris ht n *:- my wife l fear for now. We had to walk over the sharp cinders, and our bare feel »tre badly cut." O. c. Jordan of Lorain, Ohio, got out with his buJi • ; dragging a half dozen . f r i . the burning cars, distributed the his satchel among them. Mr. Jor dan said: I ,■. . m y li:",- to the fact that I was unable ure a lower berth at Philadelphia. 1 de up all night and bad Lilian Into slumber when the train reached Middletown. A crash and an Immediate explosion awakened me and I found myself turning over .••]■ as my coach turned a complete ■■■ When we came to a standstill I saw above me an oi.en window and made an attempt to it I found my band caught In a suit case han dle and while trying to extricate tt a second ter rific explosion oc< urred and the door al tl of the car was bursi open. Dragging the suit oase from which I was unable to loosen my hold I crawled over bodies and wreckage through to the open door. Thon 1 returned to the work of rescue. Time a f time the Barnes forced me back, but l re ; until the heat became s" Intense that to have ventured near the wreck would have m« ant suffbcatiorL Half naked women stood Bhivering about nnd th« least wounded uf the nu-n had not the wherewith to clothe themselves. Bo I dis tributed all of my clothing, of which I had a full sail case, among them. My only injury is a bloodblister on the little finger of my rtgtot hand. Paul Dinkee, of Pittsburgh *aid h<- was awake when the crash came. "I had just given my to the porter for shining," said he. "The next instant I was jarom d Into the forward end of the car. l recollect several seconds seem ingly clapped between the collision and the heavy explosion. The collision its-ir did no damage to the Bleeping cars, All would have been .v.-li bad it not been for the explosion. ••! heard two women scream, *Bav< n;<-,' and the dash followed. The floor was driven Into the car. Trying to get out of the car I was everywhere Impeded by the loose curtains of the berths. J don't know how I reached th< ground. I know I didn't get out of the door or window, but just found myself on the rails." NEW-YORKERS IN WRECK. Four Sufferers Return to City — One Sends Word to Relatives. With hair Fingerl and many bruises on his body, Charles Rosenstock. a member of the linn of Rosenstock & Colin, arrived at ills' borne, No 'JIT Kast 115tb-st, yesterday afternoon, the lirsa Of the BUrviVOra Of the railroad wreck :;t H:ir risburg to reach this city. He waa met in Jer sey City by hia father. "Shortly after J left Jersey City lasi night," he told a reporter, "I went from thf place l had chosen In the second car several cars to the rear, l was awakened In Ibe night by being thrown from my berth to Ihe floor. A porter rushed through, culling: 'This way out! 1 i Ktart ed after him, clothed cnly in my pajamas. Sud di-niy the doorway before me was filled with Same. I could not run through it In nay bar* feet, and Hi.r.-:iig- toward the opening-. At that instant the first explosion occurred. The next I kii' w J f'-it iii>s'-lf rolling down a steep embank ment, a distance I afterward learned of forty f»-.-t. Then I plunged into the wi ter <>f the Sus quehanna River. As J struck out and arose to '!.•■ lurface the second K'«' ; 't explosion occurred. I ducked in time to escape v rain of Iron and wool, i stayed In the water until all the ex plosions k ere ovef 1 . "The cars burned like ■' volcano, and so flerce i ly that th<- rescuers, as they arrived, were un abl< to do icareely anything toward savlnp those pinned ": th« wreck. L.ivincr people were d to d<:it)i before our eyes. I rr-me-mber <>r.. man especially who crawled through b window, but could not net his foot loose, lie was burned to a crisp while I looked at him. ■< me tbii.K I wish to mention especially — tho i conduct of the people <>f Steelton. They < ■ ; •- i tit,. I;,-. They gave their dps! linen for bandages, and even broke open the stores to set clothes for the vie) iir.s." Mr Rosenstock la a thickset, muscular man. NEW-YORK DAILY TKTBTTSE. FRIDAY. MAY 12. 1905. His bruises and burns, though numerous, are not con" dered dangerous by the doctors. When he reached home he was dressed in borrowed $ Hysterical and with her scalp cut straight across her head. Mrs. Bertha Picker of No. 121 St Nicholas-aye.. and her two small children, ho were in the Harrlsburg wreck, reached this city at 9:30 o'clock last night. They were met at 'the ferry by Mr. Picker, and are now under medical care. Mrs. Picker and her two sons, Lawrence and Jerome, seven and Ove years old respectively, were asleep in a lower berth In car No. 3. She was awakened by a fearful blow on the head from a piece of the upper berth. The man occupying the upper berth climbed out of the wreckage, and. taking one or' the children, as sist..] Mrs. Picker and the other through an upper window in the car. He left them as soon as this was done to go back to aid others. Clad only in her nightdress, and the children wear ing" only their pajamas, Mrs. Picker wandered along the railroad track for. an hour and a half. Twice the sparks from the burning wreckage Bet her nightdress afire, and she had to roll in the sand aloryr the track to put it out. Finally she met two flagmen, who took her and the children to a. small flaghouse, where she stayed with such attendance as the men could give until ." a. m. The Harrisburg police then found some clothing for her and the children, and, giv ing thorn transportation and >2, put them aboard a train for this city. The ugly sash across Mrs. Picker's scalp is filled with cinders, and until her arrival at home it received no medical at tention. The wound will have to be reopened. William Klein, a New-York lawyer, who was a member of Sam Shubert's party on the wrecked train, and who was reported missing, sent a message to his brother in this city yester day, saying he was in the hospital at Harris burg. He said he was burned, but did not say how badly. He wanted clothes and his private physician. As« soon as Mr. Klein's message reached his home i.i this city, his brother Eman ucl started for Harrisburg. His private physi cian also went to Pennsylvania to take charge of him. William Klein is the attorney of many prominent theatrical people. L. E. BURT AND DAUGHTER ESCAPE. Pennsylvania Yardraaster at New-Brunswick Had Been Hurt in Recent Wreck. New-Brunswick. X. J.. M ly 11 (Special).— Mrs. J. i:. Stanley, et-st., and her father, Lloyd !■:. Hun, yardmaster of the Pennsylvania Railroad here, who were in the Pennsylvania Railroad wrpcn at Hamburg, reached home here -n 2 o'clock this afternoon. They w • :•<_■ on their way to ("ass City, Mi.-h.. to attend the funeral of Mrs. Henry Burt. a .sister of Mr. Burt. Th ■;. *r( re iii the Brst Pullman. the third car from th-- engine. In describing the ;-.'•■ ii!>-:;t Mr? Btahley said: r was thrown OH ot tii- top berth «nd into one end of the car, and 1 our of the lower berth. I had nothing on but a skirt and underclothing and mj feel wereAadly cv( I ■ the glass. The porter had Jubl opened the door of the Pullman for Harris ollUion occurred end the fact that ■ •■ o ■ i Is all th.it saved our lives. We managed t< gel "'it of tins dn<-. r soon after thn car caught fire The car was half way down the river bank . ■i^-'nt cannot be described. Little children burned to death and frantic parents them. Men and women wandering ked .- if crasy. There an- more dead th< re. I t n will ever be Known. Mr. Burt, who was badly hurt In a wreck some month* ago, when his rtb« were crushed in. hod this to f.tv aboul the wi tttng to the <t.': of the cir kp jumped across from the platform of thf car to thf tracks which had been torn off by thi . and from there footed and had nothing on but a pair of pajamas My feet were badlj cut cinders and glass, lvi my daughter, having stockings <->n. did not suffer aa much aa I did. fur car van all In flames, and we were mighty lucky I ■ gel ■ S a a ■ ell i - « b did. FRANK T. LLOYD HELPS OTHERS. Caraden's Prosecutor Loses Watch and Much Clothing, but Saves Pocketbook. Camden. N. J.. May 11 (Special).— Escaping by al most a miracle, with a f.;w :<upornrlal cut*. Frank T. Lloyd, Prosecutor of the ritui of this city, reached hi office about noon, and went si once to Atlantic City to ureot hln wife and daughter, who are tKi< Mr. I.loyd whs '"' suffering from the shork of the reck when he reached CazndfP. "'' Raid that be a* fithcr thrown out of Jils berth or jumiifd out on tho floor. He hastily !>»' en hi. underqlotheß and trousers i»nd Btood dazed; debai- Ing which way to go While he was li his position there came an explosion; followed by a series of explosion-, rind Mr. Lloyd'a ts.ee. h-nd and arm were cut with the firing gla«s. He crawkrt out through th» drawing room and thence on the back platform. He then got out on L** ground, and saw that an awful wreck had occurred. Thrt-e of the cars wrre ...... • and had fallen down i»n embank ment, where they were ablnze. Mr. Lloyd remained on the ground, assisting the. injured Ore pitiful right was rt woman with^ i-hi'.i -ii>oL:t ten years old, who was m the same car'wl.h him The woman was.hur^ internal y behead. ' ' ne£o ?,o ?"T with his hand cut off and h«n K inpr by a thread of ski h" fortunately had several hand kerchiefs In «| h * ;". h direct ■I B : .:.,„ Atl.T SENATORS DISCUSS THE DISASTER. Mr. Elkins's Bill Regulating Carriage of High Explosives Failed. Washington, May 11 Members of the Senate Committee on Interstate Commerce to-day m formally discussed the railroad disaster at South Harrlsburg Perm., and 11 was recalled that Senator Kin of Went Virginia, the chairman of the com mittee! introduced a bill In February. 1901. pre scribing conditions under which high explosives could be carried. Opposition developed, because of th effect of the measure on ammunition. This bill provided many safeguards, among there being reg ulations which would prevent cars containing «• nlnslvea from stopping In large towns. Senator El- .;,;,:.::',,: the bill as a result or spending a n£ht at Graft n \V. V:... in a sleeper alongside a Clouded With 'dynamite. The bill required that cira loaded with explosives be so labelled and v?su-l supervisor, of the subject in the interstate Commerce Commission. BROTHER GOES FOR H. M. KEASBEY. Henry M. Keasbey, of Orange, M. J.. presldeni of the National FMreprooflns. Company. ■ passenger on ill- train wrecked al Harrisburg, was on bis way to attend a meeting ot his corporation at PKtaburg. goon after the v.-r.-<i< be telegraphed to a brotner X ]■ k a bey. thai be waa only slightly hurl by burns on thi hands The brother started for Har .■ to bring the Injured man home. Mr. Keas a brothi i or k. Q md G >org< M. iv> asbey, lawyers at Newark. JERSEY CITY CLOTHIER MAY BE LOST. Charles Jacobs, who kepi a clothing store ai No. •_'■ Newark-avc, Jersej City, la supposed to have been on the wreclu d train, as be was going to Pitts burg and thence to Washington. Telegrams sent by hie .-oi, to lib. Plttsburg and his Washington ad- Hla r latlvea fear that he la um< Dg the unid«ntifle I d id. MAILMEN ARE ON GOOD BEHAVIOR Much Interest Manifest in Vote for Most Popular Letter Carrier. Interest In the voting contest for the most pop ular letter carrier in tho city, an attraction of the fair for St. Ambrose's Church at tho Palm Garden. in East sSth-st.. will be ■■ ntied in the sub-stations until the postmen appear at the fair next Monday night and compare notes. Voting books were sent to si] the station delegates yesterday, and the members of the association have been instructed to record their votes With them. Although the president of the association, M. A. Fitzgerald, is getting most of the votep, there are several other candidates in th ■ field, among the names mentioned being George Kirnhauscr, J. Blake, T. Xordrey, Charles A. Kirn and Bernard MeOee. The prize at stake Is a free trip over the Eiio Railroad and Union Pacific to the Lewis and ''lark Exposition in Portland, Ore., but the postmen are also animated by interest In the poor of St. Am brose's parish. There was an unusually largo attendance at the fair last night, the congregation of Holy Trinity Church anil tho children of Mary of St. Ambrose being the ..utots cf honor. visits Aeolian Hall, New York's New Musical Center, and writes another letter of appreciation of £*<^6f^*4>£ ****~, I consider the Metrostyle indispensable to the , Pianola, and I have indicated my interpretation of several compositions with great interest. ALTHOUGH M. Paderewski was too i!l to give the concluding Recitals of his Tour, he ' accepted an invitation to call at Aeolian Hall on the eve of sailing for home and hear some recent compositions played by the Pianola. He spoke enthusiastically of the artistic characteristics of the instrument, and upon his return to his hotel sent the above note to the Aeolian Company, which shows that the great Polish artist has not modified his original atti tude in regard to the real merit of the Pianola and its most important feature— the Metrosty.e. It is noteworthy that not only Paderewski, but practically all the other recognized authori ties have gone on record as praising the Metrostyle Pianola. It is still more noteworthy that although there arc now upwards of Forty diff.-rent Piano- Piayers on the market, the Piano* is tkt only one which these distinguished musicians have chosen to endorse and recommend to tie pnoLic as worthy of serious consideration. Anyone who contemplate, investing the substantial sum represented by a PUno- Plav-r. surely wishes tc .cqmre^the be* Instrument of it. type. The Pianola is the standard of its c ass. it. popularity and sales being greater than all other rWßayera «1 It"h» in the Metrostyle a feature which Paderews.i describes as •< indispensable" and which is not cv« approximated in any other instrument. The M«tr»e*rl« «»«ola. SOSO »d «UIOO I purchasable on moderate monthly payments, \ THE AEOLIAN- COMPANY, Aeolian Hall, «£?££,*£?%<».- .OIinsjMIMBKIJJfiHirsJMaXIIIIiriJaWIiXF mnnasn m ■ -**■ ■ "** Maimed for Life or Dead Buch is the appalling record of the railroad reck at H.rrl.burs to-day. That Ci.e.W overtake you or your loved ones . ny mo m en, ppirff Travel or Stay •at Home . " ; .f H UataM you have accident insurance that insures. The best and most liberal polled ii> the world are written by the ■.- Casualty Company of America^ Home Office, 52-54 William Street, - - New York City. DON'T WAIT Tr,«,,r» r.ntr with us direct or through you r own Broker. Ha knows. TO ENJOIN BLASTS PERMANENTLY. West Siders Hope to Put Final Check on Palisade Destruction. Residents of th« West Sl<>. facing the. Hudson River, were elated at the news that th« blasting of the Palisades, as told m Th« Tribune yeiterdajr. would have to stop on account •<( the decision rendered by Justice Vernon H. Davis. They are now anxious to know what effect the order of the court will have on the present situation. Clinton De Witt Rogers, the attorney of record in the cast;, said yesterday thai a permanent in junction will now issue, if the plaintiff succeeds in proving a nuisance to exist, which damages his property. "It is gratifying," he said, "to realize that the courts of our State will protect our prop erty against such nuisances, even though their origin Is beyond the State line. Under this prece dent all other nuisances affecting: New-York real property oan be enjoined when the parties are be fore the court." COLONEL MONROE SPEAKS IN BOSTON. Discusses Municipal Ownership at Social Science Meeting. Boston, May 11.— Prominent educators and sci entists were, present at the opening of the annual convention of the American Social Science Associa tion here to-day. President John Graham Brooks presided. Frank B. Sanborn, of Concord, gave an historical sketch. The feature of to-night's meeting was an ad dress by Colon*! Robert Grler Monroe, of New- York, Mis topic was "Municipal Ownership." In discussing the question of municipal ownership Colonel Monroe dwelt at considerable length on the conditions In New-York City, where for a time ho had charge both of the water supply and the pub lic lighting. He sharped that from the very begin ning there have been waste, improvidence, iiu-in clency and more or leas dishonesty in ths construc tion, maintenance and operation of New-York's water supply. Colonel Monroe said: No public official or set of public officials has 1111 posed such a burden upon the community as the dtningjuished financiers who have consolidated and over-capitalised the public service corporations. Every dollar wasted in the conduct of New- York a water supply, every dollar squandered on the con struction of Its water works and every dollar stolen In the course of such construction has had to be met and paid for by the citizens, and has fallen as an extra burden' upon the community in pro rN.lv the same way as though public funds had been directly abstracted from the city treasury. In closing Colonel Monroe counselled that the peo ple keep municipal ownership near as an ever-ready and available alternative and as the most •«"«£ weapon of attack against existing wrongs of pub lic service corporations. ARTISTS FAIL NAZARETH BENEFIT. The benefit performance at the Garden Theutre yesterday afternoon for the Nazareth Nursery, In West 15th-st all but ended disastrously for the audience, owing to the failure of at least halt of the artists on the prognrmme to appear. Mm*. 8. li"a Kronoid. Anton Hrrner and one or two other musician* were there, however, and oth- -« w»re secured at live minutes* notice, who filled up the holes a'ter • fashion. What really saved th« day was "Tho College Widow" company. They weT-a all there end rave the entire third act of Ws niorry l>lav. The n«dlenc« was large, so financially the benefit was a success 3/1?. CARNEGIE RETIRES. Bids Farewell to Members of the Iron and Steel Institute. London, May 11.— The annual meeting of the Iron and Steel Institute opened here this morn- Ing. Andrew Carnegie presiding for the last time. The United States was represented by C. T. Purdy and Dr. Q. Revay. of New- York; J. B. >«ih ■!>. of Philadelphia, and H. J. White, of Pittsburg. Mr. Carnegie in his farewell speech said he appreciated the honor of being the first American president of th.< institute and intro duced his successor. R. A. Hadfleld, the vice president of the Institute. Mr. Carnegie announced his subscription of $20,000 to the research fund as a parting Rift to the institute. H. C. Boynton, of Cambridge, Mass., was awarded the Carnegie scholarship of $500. Th.- meeting will be continued to-morrow. Among the more Important papers to be read Is one by James Gayley, of New-York, on "'The Application of the Dry Air Blast to the Manu facture of Iron." It. A. l i:i. iiiii,i, the new president of the Iron and St«***l institute, was formerly master cutlet of Shef field, and Is a director of the Sheffield Gas Com pany, the Sheffield District Railroad and other companies, He in the inventor of manganese steel. Mr. Hiulflelci la a member of many scientific and industrial organization*, Including the American Institute of Mining Engineers. Among the i>riz«»a he haw received i- the John Scott Medal «nd pre mium of the franklin Institute of Philadelphia. ( *A RNEGIE OFFERS GIFT. Badclife to Get $75000 if Like Sum Is Raised. Cambridge, Mass., May 11 (Hpertal) It has Just been announced that Andrew Carnegie ha:> offered to Raduliffe College the sum of $7ri.000 for a library building on condition that an aojßßl sum shajl be raised among: alumna and friends of the college for the endowment of the library. Mr. Carnegie's sift helps along a movement or ganized some time ago for better library facili ties at the Cambridge woman's college. At the annual meeting of the Radcllffe College Alumna Association, held in June. 1903, a committee of fix embers wu« appointed to consider ways and means of securing a new nbrary building. nie ruidciiffe library Is at present Installed in a wooden building adjoining EH-^"t.; Cary Agassis Bouse, It contains about 22,000 vol umes. The reading rooms seat only about one quarter of the total number of students in ti; ■ college, many of whom live at a distance from Cambridge and hence must study In the course of the day in crowded rooms where quiet ■ out Of the question. ' , ; ■ That Radcllffe should have an adequately housed working library of its own has nlwuvs appeared necessary, although, of course. .he Harvard library, with upward of six thousand volumes, is at the disposal of advance 1 students for research work. it is hoped that with Mr. Carnegie's gift In hand, and perhaps other as sistance, Radcliffe will have a fireproof struct ure, spacious, well lighted and well ventilated. HAIR GOODS J . AM O£* IET . LADIES' IIAIRDIIES.<ER. 13 W. Z9th 91 Hair brewing, shampooing. Heir Colorlas, Marcel Maying. Scalp Treatment. CARPET TheC - H. BROWN GO., t^ ll W il'i 1 ' " *". ■ « 22 1 & 223 E. 38th St.. CLEANSING tel. t MI-3?th St. * COMPRESSED T«kln*C'», \IK. Altering. Kriayint J|IiS&%SGEfi The Largest and Best-Equipped Housefurnishing Warerooms Best Quality Goods Only Eddy Refrigerators Our Standard for a Quarter of a Century The "Premier" Glass-Lined Refrigerator, perfection of cleanliness an.! economy. Orders by mnll receive prompt and careful atteatles. 130 anil ts: Woe* «.:■« strett. aarf . *S5 We-t Knrtj-nm •«(.. »w York. with shelf capacity of at least fifty thousand volumes, with conference and seminary rooms ,■!:■.! ample accemmoduttona for the administra tion. No definite date h3n b*en ret on which the i?7."».O«X» for maintenance of the llbriry must be raised. A determined effort, however, will be made by the library committee to secure the money fore Commencement, 1005. VNIOX OF BLUE 4 IXD GRAY. Northern and Southern Veterans Plan Fraternal Organization. Washington. May ll.— Veterans rtt the Union and Conf?derate forces gathered here to-day for a two days' social and ncn-peHtical rally. The meeting is intended to be preliminary to a per manent fraternal ors~nlrattor.. r.'stlanal In char acter, vt the blue and the grey, and with the idea of holding a reunion and review here in I'JIW. It is not the purpose of the new organiza tion to interfere in any nay with arty association of vetfrnn eoMicrs. r j hr formal (excises began th's afternoon at Grand Army o? the Republic Hall, ar.d a big rally was he!d tivr.lght. Amen? the speakers tt the afternoon sestfon were Admiral fcVhUy. Colonel Julian.A. Car of Xort'a Cari'ln": CokrK-1 J. D. I?a;v£han. Gen era! R. E. fc'niwtitn, of .--?sc?e; Colonel F. M- Sterrett. of Missouri: Genera! V. Y. Cook, si Arkansas; Maji.r B. F. Dlx'»n. of North Carolina and Captain J. T. Griffith, of Virginia.