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To-d?r. tnir.
To-mtrrrp'w, falr; north to noithra-tt Trhid*.
fceacly Built Apartment House
Blorvn Dozcn? Trces Uprooted.
As a result of a thuoderstorm which reacfaed
cyclonlo proportions ln the upper part of Man
battan yesterday a stx story apartment house
ln course of constructjon collapsed, killing <me
man and sericusly lnjuring many others.
The storm broke at 1:31 p. m. with a sharp
erack of thunder, preceded by flashes of Hght
nlng whlcb seemed dangerously close to the
roofs of the hlgh bulldings. Shortly before the
flrst peal of thunder a Iiot smothering gale
blew from the northwest, sending through the
Etreeta great swirling clouds of dust. Trees
elong the main streets swayed and lashed them
eelves against the houses. In the dlrect path of
the gale many snapped in two.
In 125th-st. the etorm's effect was particu
larly severe. A great sheet of water flooded the
Street from curb to curb. Chimneys were blown
cff by the dozen, plate glass wlndows were
blown out and fragments strewn along the
pavement at every block. The wlndows of the
second floor of the Hamilton Bullding. at 123th
?L and Park-ave., were sent crashing to the
gldewalk, and the papers and books of the Legal
Ald Scciety's Harlem brancb, which occupies
the floor, were scattered in the flooded street
The Btorm, after venting its cxtraordinary
fury, stopped as suddenly as it began. It lasted
orily fifteen minutes.
The wrecked ttpartment house was in 136th
St., between Riverslde Drive and Broadway.
John Lawior, of No. 4115 East 77th-et., fore
man of the brickwork. died before he could be
extricated from the ruins. He was pinned
under a mass of debris. but rescuers found him
with his heaed free, though his body and legs
were covered. The Rev. Dr. Barrington, of the
Church of the Annunclation. was called and
gave him the last rites of the Roman Catholic
Church before he died. In spite of the terrible
crushing Lawlor's body received, his watch was
ticking steadily when taken from his pocket.
Abraham Pearlman, of No. 18 Morningside
?.ve.. of the firm of Pearlman & Brown, buildera
of the house, and Abraham Bordock, superin
tendent of the construction. were arrested last
night. and taken to the West 47th-st. station.
About twenty-flve men were at work on the
building. and only a few escaped without in
Jury. The poHce of the West 123th-st. station
and the firenn-n of Hook and Ladder No. 23
1'f-gan the rescue work; soon after the collapse.
Inspector Bweency, the new commander of the
G.h Inspection District, took charge of the oper
The rescuers worked in great danger to them
selves. because when the collapse occurred.
carrying away both walls of the first in the
row of buildings, it left the fourth floor of the
next building hanging without any support on
one slde. The wind contlnued to blow half a
gale, and the flremen and poliee were in mo
inentary danger of being buried under the tot
terlng floor, which hung above their heads.
The collapsed building was one of slx brfck
and limestone apartment housc-s, being built. The
ether flve were up to thelr fiftn stories, but this
was only up to the third. The general contrac
tcrs are Pearlman & Brown, of No. 91 Magin-st.;
the brick contractor is Rob^rt Smith. and the
contractor on the framcwork Adoipb Hansen.
The poliee say that the outer wali, which the
?torm etruck flrst, was not fully braced, owing
to the incompleted stage of the construction.
Workmen were all over the building when the
?torm began. They pa!d little attention to
it at first, not tfelnkinjc the great yellow .in<i
Llaek cloud, coming rapidly o\er the river fn-m
Jersey, boded any harni. The hurrieane moved
rapidly and waa upon the house before the work
juen could cscape. The outer \\all was biown
in. the floore buckled. and the inner wall went
*own with the rest of the ruin.
When the riremen and poliee entered the nttaa
ey heard Lawlor groanlng beneath the debris.
*e was ?nretmctom when the priest arrived and
Jied soon after. Through crevlcea in the wreck
tiree other bodies, those of Russ and the two
{nidentlned men, could be eeen.
As soon as Fire Headquatters was informed of
j ?* dis_ster Chief Croker, just returned from a
C?rtoisnd ?a Mcosd psc
^?tercoUf-giate Bnat Raers at Pougrhkeepaie to
m^rrow. Day Llne vtean:. r up. Tab:e d'liote rfinner
?n board. Return by rail. liouim trlp t!<;kets, ?j.
Chcned by W. K. Yanderbilt, Jr.,
and Frank Tilford.
The turbine yacht Tarantula, owned by Will
iam K. VaxiderbUt, Jr., on? of the swiftest vesael?
afloat, and tho eteam yacht Norman, belonglng
to Frank H. Tilford. bad a collislon yesterday
afternoon off Stepping Stone Llght, Dong Island
Sound. Both vessels were badly damaged and
bad to go into drydock for repairs.
The Tarantula left the New York Yacht Club"s
anchorage off East 26th-st about 2 o'clock with
Mr. and Mrs. Vanderbilt and a party of frienda
on board bound for Great Neck, Long Ieland.
which ls the port for Roslyn. There the Van
derbllU have their summer home. On board
the Norman were Mr. Tilford and a party of
frlends who were Btarting for a trip on the
Off Stepplng Stone Light the two boats drew
together. the Tarantula on the Long Island shore
slde. The Tarantula put on an extra head of
steam and tried to dart in ahead of the Norman,
but at that moment something went wrong with
her steering gear and she swung over to port.
Her boweprtt hit the Norman just below the
decking amidships, smashing a long hole in the
Bide, tearing away decking and rails and smash?
ing a launch.
The force of the collislon threw the bowsprit
of the Norman around to starboard just as the
Tarantula had backed out of the wreekage and
forged ahead again. The Norman's nose hit the
port bow of the turbine yacht. tearing an ugly
hole a few inches above the water line, carry
ing away a small boat, which was smashed into
flrewood, and tearing off a long piece of the rail.
There was a quick exchange of explanation from
the two boats, an inquiry as ;o the necessity of
help. and it was found that both could manage
under full steam to get to a landing place safely.
The Tarantula forged with all speed to Jacob's
Bhipyards. at City Island. and put into drydock
The Norman went down the river for the New
York Yaoht Club's landing, off 23d-st., where
Mr Tilford took his guests ashore. The yacht
was then sent over to Hoboken to be repaired.
The damage to tho Tarantula is estimated at
about $5,000 and that to the Norman at about
ln the collislon Frank Larkin. the steward of
the Norman. who had been standing on the rall,
wae thrown over board by the impact. The crew
rescued him. ..... , .
The Norman is 163 feet over all. eighteen feet
breadth of b?am, and draws seventy-one feet
<=he i< of a j?ross tonnage of 10."} and net 02 tons.
> She was bullt In Chester. Penn , in 1895.
The Tarantula ifi 125 feet in length. She Is a
i turbine and has a reputed speed of thirty knots
xin hour._
Was Married in Chair?Fell from
Fiancc's Gift Horse.
Greenwich, Conn., June 20.?Though suffering
from a serlous compound fracture of the leg,
caused by the running away of the horse her
f.ance, Dr. John Roswell Hasbrook, of New
York. had given her, MIse Edna M. West, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. West, and Dr.
Hasbrook were married at 4:30 o'clock this af
ttrnoon at the home of the bride's parents, in
North-st. It was intended to have a church
weddlng, but this was not poaedble uniess there
was a piotracted postponement. The reremony
took place in the parlor. Miss West was propped
up iri a big chalr. with hf-r leg in u sllng. and
Dr Hasbrook stood at the side, while the Rev.
Dr Joaeph H. Selden, pastor of the Secottd
Oongrecatlona! Church, in a brief ceremony
r.nited the couple.
? ?>?_? ? - ?
'So Chaperon for Mainc Trip?A
Wedding the Solution.
De'.iiuse a proper chaperon could not t>?? pro
Vlded tOT a vncation trip th.y wished to take to
a hunting cainp In Alaine, Alisis Gertrude Louise
f and Eugcne Cory Webb, both of Ma
maroneck. were married yeoterd&y iii the *Lit
tle Church Around tho Corner." They had
been eagttgei three wc<-k.s desplte mucn oppo
Bition from the parenta of both.
Some timc- afeo Mr. Webb enllsfed in th<?
United StatfB arrny to the Phillppinee b?cause
of the objection of MlB4 Gedney*a parenta io her
;;,? to liini. Hr waa promoted to .st-r
g.Mtu. Only two frtenda seent . t u^s
.'. ng. _^_
Are vi !??. refresblng fc"umir;ar Drfnioi.
H. T. Dewey * ?^?-??':-s '''J-. 18> Fulton St.. K?w 1'ork.
Suffera from Effecta of Chill Caught
on Journey from Washington.
Newbury, N. H? 7une 26.?The condition of
John Hay. Secretary of State. who is conflned to
his bed at his summer home, near Lake Sunapee,
by an attack of uresmia, was regarded as favor
able to-nlght by his physicians. After a few
days of rest it is expected the Secretary will be
able to leave his room. Dr. Charies L. Scudder,
of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston,
who came here with Dr. Fred T. Murphy, of
Boston, Sunday night on a speeial train in re
eponse to a message from the Secretary's family,
remalned in the village to-night, but Dr. Murphy
returned home. A nurse from Boston arrived
here at 8:30 o'clock this evening.
Dr. J. L. Cain, of Newport, N. H., who was
called to the Hay home before the arrival of the
Boston physicians, is with Dr. Scudder. Both
doctors are of the opinion that Mr. Hay will have
no difflculty In overcoming the effects of the
present attack, An operation was considered at
one tlme by Dr. Cain, but the three physicians,
after a careful examination and a consultation,
decided that lt would not be necessary. The
attack was due to a chill caught on the journey
from Washington, and is simiiar to one Mr. Hay
had four years ago.
The Secretary passed a comfortable afternoon
and evening, and his family considered that
there is no need of further anxiety. Secretary
Hay arrived at his summer home on Saturday
The day possed withot a recurrence of bad
symptoms, and this evening Clarence Hay said:
It has been a very comfortable day. There
seems to be no need of further anxiety.
Secretary Hay began to be in pain early yes?
terday, and applled remedies which have given
relief on other oceaslons. These failed to help
him, and Dr. Cain was called from NewDort.
He found that in ehanging from the climate of
Washington to the eooler temperature of the
Lake Sunapea region the Secretary had taken
a severe celd and that organs weakened by pre
vious attacks had been seriously afrected. Upon
lerning this, it was Mrs. Hay's desire that spe
cialists should be summoned at onee, and as
soon as posslble Dr. Scudder and Dr. Murphy
were on the way here by speeial train from
The Boeton and Maine Railroad cleared its
tracks from Boston to Concord. N. H., and the
speeial mada fast tlme between those two cities.
The train proceeded to Newbury by the Con?
cord and Claremont branch. A launeh was in
waiting to convcy the surgeons across Lake
Sunapee, and the doctors reaehed the bedside
of the Secretary about mldnight. A quick but
complete examination of the patient was made,
and it was seen that his condition, whlle ex
ceedingly painful, was not specially serious.
Under treatment the patient soon showed im
provement, and the necesslty of an operation,
which had been discussed. was averted. In the
latter part of the night Secretary Hay grew
steadily better and by morning had regained
tbe strength which was exhausted by hours of
Incessant pain. On account of the organs
affected by the cold, however, the physicians
ruled that the Secretary should remain in bed
for a day or two.
Dr. Cain said to-day that the members of Mr.
Hay's family were greatly alarnird because the
usual remedies failed to give reftef.
This morning Dr. Scudder gave out the fol
lowlng bulletin with refcrence to Secretary
Hay's illness:
Mr. Hay is suffering from the efi'ects of a chill
caught on the journey from Washington. Tho
attack is simiiar to one whVh he had four years
ago. This morning Mr. Hay ls restlng com
fortably and expects to be about in a few days.
No further bulletins will be Issued.
Reassuring Dispatch from Mrs. Hay Re
ceived at State Department.
Washington, June 26.?The gravest concern
was experienced in offU-lal circles in Washington
to-day when the news of Secretary Hay'g 111
,,,.HS reacbed hero. Later in the day, hnwever,
Cootlnued ?>n aeventh puge.
After nil. DBHBR'ft th- Scotcii that made tho
bJxn all famooa it h> the beau?Ad.t.
Doublc Tragedy Near the Mill
Rivcr, Stamford.
Stamford, Conn., June 26.?Herbert Birdsall,
aged eighteen, accidentally shot and killed a
companion, Edward Rush, son of Edward Rush,
of Pelham Manor, N. Y.. this afternoon, and in
his fright he ran into the woods, and was later
found dead. He had killed himself with the
sam'e weapon.
The boys had been on the bank of Mill Rlver.
in the northern part of the town, and Birdsall
had been using the revolver, which was of .22
calibre, in shooting at birds. Rush wanted to
handle the weapon, and while Birdsall was
showlng him how the cartridges were dis
charged Rush stooped down and looked into
tha weapon, and the bul'et went through his
head, killing him instantly. Birdsall told an
other companion not to say anything. and then
he ran into the woods. The companion gave the
alarm, and after the body had been taken to
an undertaker'o several men went in search of
Birdsall. They found him sitting, apparently
asleep, at the foot of a tree, but when they
touched him they found he had shot and killed
himself, the bulM having gone through his
Rush was seventeen years old, and was a son
of Edward Rush, of the theatrical firm of Weber
& Rush, X?. 1,402 Broadway, New-York. He
had been at Charles Spencer's sanatorium, in
North-st., for eighteen months, receiving treat
ment for a forrn of epilepsy. He had practically
recovered and his father had planncd to send
him to a ranch in the West in the near future.
Birdsall is a son of John Birdsall, a laborer.
He has been an Inveterate smoker of cigar
ettes, and after being censured for the habit
on Saturday by his father he ran away from
home. It would seem from a statement by his
mother that he was in bad mental condition
from the use of cigarettes.
Mrs. Rush was prostrated at her home, in
Lioring-avc, Pelham Heigbts. by tho shock
caused by the death of her son. Her husband
went home for the purpose of going to Stam?
ford, but owfng to his wife's condition he will
not go there until to-dny.
Society House in Mourning and Lilies
Strewn TTpon the little Grave.
Chieago. June 20.?The home of Mrs. R. I. Capen,
a South Side society leader, was in Ueep mourning
to-day. When r>odo, a $1,500 pet Angora cat, was
buricd in a grave dug In a grass p!ot behind the
house. The body of the cat was placed in a little
white velvet coffln. and beautiful white lilies in
great pr^fuslon were put on the little grave. Tears
vrere shed bj' the mlstrese and tho Juvenflea of the
family, and Dodo had a funeral as mournful and
impressive as might have been given a human being.
Pursued by Honnds, Big Doe Jumps On to
Flatcar in Effort to Escape.
Montpelier, Vt.. June 26.?A northbound fr< ight
was runnlng easily down a slight grado after leav
ing Thelford, near here, to-day", when the engineer
heard the sharp baying ..f .<. hound. lle slowed
down a Uttte, aa he waa approacbtag a wooded
cut, and beliered a dog waa driving cowa toward
the track. As the train neared the fringe of the
woods the engine driver i-aught a ghrapae of a big
doe heading striiight for the cut. Fearing that h?
could not stop his train, h<- opened the throttle and
shot ahead. As tho train ran through the cut the
engineer and tireman were astounded to s?e ;he
djoe leap on an open flatcar. They succeeded in
gettiog a rope around the animal's ahoulders, when
the deer made an effort to escape and leaped be
iwc'n the cars, breaklng her i:<ck.
Boston Aldermen Accspt His Gift of Four
Hundred Thousand Doilars.
on, June 24.?The Boaton Board <>f Alderrai n
to-day, by .i ?ota of 11 to l. accepted a gift of iiuO.
000 ottered by Andrew Carnegi*, lo be added t>> Ute
fund left by Benjamin FrankMn, f<>r the ereetlosj ?f
a trade achool here. Alderman Frank J. Linehan,
who voted in the negatlv.-, in a spirited addrew. de
clared that the money offered by Mr. Carnede waa
"blood money."_
Before ilosing vour horae for the summer aeenre
a bolicy in The Fldelity and Casualty Con
Pouciea cover loaeea oue to burgiars and aaeak
thleves and guarantee the honeaty of aenranta. For
rut>- and particulara. apply io any broker cr io
[ 60 rinu SUeet. New-York CUy.?Advt
Neio Government, It Is Said, To Be
Established in Twelve Yeara.
London, June 27.?A dispatch to "The Daily
Telegraph" from Peking, by way of Tokio, says
it is officially announced that within twelve
years constitutional government will be estab?
lished in China, and that the lntervening period
will be employed in bringing about the reforms
necessary for so great a change.
Sonth Dakota Sicept by Terrific
Death-Dealing Storm.
Sioux City, Iowa. June 26.?Eleven persons ar?
reported to have been killed by a tornado in
Central South Dakota early yesterday morning.
Details are exceedingly difficult to obtain owing
to the wrecking of telephone and telegraph wires
throughout the affected distrlct. Efforts to get
into communicatlon with Plankington and Ar
tesian, the largest towns in the storm's course,
have proved futile. Train crews passing through
the Territory bring the only information. They
say that at Plankington three were killed and
several injured, while flve were said to have
been killed in the country near there.
The known dead are: Walter J. Johns, Mrs.
Walter J. Johns, infant son of W. J. Johns. The
Johnss residence was at the outskirts of Plank?
ington. It was demolished. and the three were
crushed instantly.
At Artesian three are known to have lost
their lives, and it is feared many more dead
may be found in the storm's path over the
eighty miles intervening between the two towns.
The name of but one of the three dead at Ar?
tesian is known, the victim being H. E. Martin,
a section hand.
?- '
Bandmaster and Wife Commit Sui
cide When He Geta Cruising Ordcr.
Paterson, N. J., June 2G.?Rather than be
separated for months, Henry Eichenrodt, band?
master on the United States battleship Alabama,
and his young wife committed suiclde together
this afteraoon. They were married i?fght months
ago. Mrs. Eichenrodt was twenty-six years old
and her husband thirty-flve. She frequently told
her relatives and friends that she was exceed?
ingly happy with her husband. He had been
away for a few days at a time, but recently he
recelved orders to join his ship for a long
This afternoon several friends and relatives j
gathered at the home of Mrs. Petzold, the !
mother of the bandmaster's wife, to give them a
farewell receptlon. Both Mr. and Mrs. Eichen- j
rodt appeared to enjoy the festivities, but grew j
morose when their friends left.
Both retired to their room. Both were ab- j
sent so long that Mrs. Petzold beoame alarmed, J
rcmembering the change from a cheerful to a j
morose niood in both her daughter and son-in- I
law. She went to their room and found both [
lying on the bed. Her son-in-law was dead
and her daughter was dying, clasped in each j
other's arms. AU of the guests had not de- i
parted. Mrs. Petzold returned to the parlor and J
fell on the floor in a faint.
When the guests learned the cause a physician I
was summoned. but before he arrived Mrs.
Eichenrodt died. The physician found that
death was due to carbolic acid and illuminating
gas. The gas in the heatlng stove was turned :
on and an empty vial was on the table.
Lamore, N. IX, June 26V?lln. Evlgne E. Reilly
to-day ga\e birlh to three girls and a boy. Tho
little ones an: perfect and well. Mrs. Reilly.
who is 3-i years old, is now the mother of ten
chiWren. _ t_
Fxeursion tickete. includin* parlor car seat. go
irE on 11.40 u. m, train from O. C. 8. (connecting
." RV. Obeervation tnln) and on apeclal train re
turtiir.K, ?7.00. OD sal?- at Koom 3. Excuraion tiek
,.,? sood "nly ln ooaches, J4.T5. on sale at Ticket
: hrrice Orand tvntrni Statton. Obaervatlon train
' tickets for I'niverslty Knce on sale at Room ?,
i Urand Central fltutlon, rate, S2.60.?Advt.
Barricades in Warsaxc Stormed?
The Peasants in Revolt.
Warsaw, June 26.?Disorderly crowds have
thronged the streets since early this morning.
They have erected barricades at Ogrodowa,
Krochmalma and Wronie sts., on top of which
they placed red flags. The police an<l MMhn
stormed these barricades. and ten persons were
wounded by bullets or bayonets.
Another affray took place at Zelazna-st..
where Cossacks charged the crowd and
wounded three persons.
In the central market a crowd attacked a
patrol with revolvers, to which the patrol re
plied with volleys, wounding three persons and
killing a boy.
FIve worknien who had refused to strike
were stabbed to death by their comrades. Rev
olutionary proclamations have been posted on
the walls, and two hundred persons have been
A heavy rain fcll all day. and this is believed
to have prevented more serious affrays.
The Social Democratic party and the Jewish
Bund announce that the fight against the gov
emment must continue, but it is believed tbat
-with the present show of military force the
sittiation will be controlled. All business hns
The general strike which began to-day was
preceded last night by attempts at red flag
demonstrations, but the Cossacks charged and
dispersed the rioters with their whips. On
Vononla-st, a sullen crowd made a stand, and
a patrol fired three shots.
Many bakers have joined the workmen, and
Warsaw is threatened with a bread famlne.
The city this morning had the appearance of
a military encampment. Infantry and Cos?
sacks were bivouacked in the streets and pa
trols were circulating everywhere. There are
thirty-four battalions of infantry on duty here.
The crack of a rifle was occasionally heard thia
morning as strikers shot at men going to work.
Soon after noon the Jewish districts were in
full revolt. Shops and stores were closed and
traffic ceased. Streetears were overturned to
form the nuclens of barricades. and great
orowds assembled in the streets. both the popu
lace and the troops displaying ugly temper.
All the Tolish newspapers have been forbid
den to issue any editlons.
Rcgiment , Transfcrred?Jews Flee
?Minor Riots Continue.
Loda, June 28.?A case of <lK-iffect:on amoag
the troops was reported to-day. when the odi
cers of one regiinent informed their couimand
er thai they would refuse to fire on dafuwtlug
poople. Th?* regimont was at o:ne tnUaaftaMd
to another place.
Slnce the i>roclaniation of mnrtial law the
situutlon has berome quietrr.
The ramors ot an approaebing n>a-.-sacre ef
Jew9 has caused twenty thocannd Jews 1 ?
leave th>* town.
Scattered caaw of rioting eontinue. One of
these oo-urred to-day in the old I'rotestant
ceinetcry, when n patrol was tircd on from be
hiud a wall. The patrol chanred :tnd kiHfrJ
twelT8 persons?five men, four women an ' three
Business is at a standstlll, and all traffic has
been stopped.
The victlms of last week's ontbreak nuniher
more than twelve hundred. Thus far tbe bodles
of 343 Jews and 218 Chrlstians have beeu
The WKh Century Ldmltfd of the New Tork Cei
tral Llnea leavea New Tork daily at 1:30 p. m.. di
/?,> S:30 next morning. Returnlna. leavi
i*o vla t-ak.- Rhore 1 > V- in . d N>-w v
i ?xt morr.Sr.K. T<> **<?>:??? t? * ??? i?:!oi
rcatrvatlons ahould be made earij Advt.

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