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Serious Outbreaks Reported from
Many Russian Provinces.
pnttava. July 2f>.— A grave outbreak occurred
yrttfrday in the Fevskt Regiment, following the
arrf «t sf a private of the Ist Battalion, who was
sjfriiiirrnfl with some other soldiers In a shed
♦ here the revolutionists are In the habit of
>olQinc meetings. After the arrest the entire
pjttslkm. accompanied by a large crowd, pa-
BBsei i h< * streets In defiance of the military au-
The poldier* marched to the artillery barracks,
There they seized several guns, and moved on
the prison where political prisoners are con
£j>ed.' At this stage all the remainder of the
pcltsva garrison was called out. The loyal
£x!ops nred on the mutineers with machine guns
*s they were engaged In breaking down the gate
ef th p p-:son. Many men were killed or wound
€( » The outbreak was not suppressed until 2
©'dock this morning.
Ft. Petersburg. July 29. — news of the for
jcjdah<* revolt at Poltava, which was first pre
£ictp<s in revolutionary manifestos in Southern
jjtjesii. will reach the Russian public through
the press to-morrow. Reports of the occurrence
lave been Fuprressed here, and only scanty de
tails are obtainable by the foreign press corre
iroondents through the regular telegraphic chan
nel? The revolutionists here, however, who are
elit.oft sf promptly and fully informed as is the
government, say that the trouble is far from
A plenary meeting of the deputies of the St.
Petersburg Council of Workmen, representing
j3ft,GGO persons, was held to-day at Terioki. a
little town across the Finnish border, which is
now th* Mecca of all opponent.* of the govern
ment. The members agreed that a general
Ftrike. though it must be declared later, would
V* untimely at the present moment. The after
r.nin Was spent in discussing; other measures
and ir. expressing views on the attitude to be
teken by the workmen toward the dissolution
ct parliament. Many of the delegates favored a
FJgamic one-day strike, but no decision on this
point «as reached.
Printer* Forced to Issue the Viborg
St. Petersburg; July 29.— A party of men
armeiJ with revolvers forced their way yesterday
into the Boussel printing establishment here.
Thry made the foreman a prisoner and pre
vented the compositors from leaving the build-
In?;. They then had printed 190.600 copies of the
Vi6t rg manifesto of the, outlawed lower house.
Ftransers calling at the establishment while
-,v ... w iliU wss being done- were detained to pre
vent •hem from giving the alarm. ,;):iicW?/ '•
While this was going on within the printing
effi c 2 religious procession, escorted by police
nien both mounted and on foot, drew up before
a church opposite, but no one was aware of what
was happening inside the establishment.
The Hundred in Prison Following
Xezcs of Dissolution.
July 29-— A great, demonstration oc
fonowfns; the receipt of the news of
on of the lower house of parliament,
[red arrests were made.
Peasant* Besiege Priests Near Borky
—The Wires Cut.
Ekaterinoslav, July 29.— While the train on
indent of The Associated Press
Ing from Kharkoff to Ekaterinoslav
usstac the great monastery erected near
• <=xander 111 to commemorate the es
mK and members of the imperial
I from a railroad accident in ISBS, firing
f help were lvsard. The train was
and a monk came on board. He said
■ants were attacking the monastery, and
rr.onka were defending it. He had man
n»e to summon help. He was brought
train to Ekat^rlnoslav. whence he tale-
I to the Governor of Kharkoff, asking
tops be sent to the monastery. No de
been received. The peasants appar
ently have seized the telegraph lines.
City Set on Fire by Shells —
Customary Peace.
Tifiis. July 29— The fighting between Tartars
and Armenians resulted In the bombardment of
ft for three days with twenty-one guns.
r was finally set on fire. The Viceroy to
<iey received a telegram saying that the hostili
ties had ceased, and that five representatives of
ea-h race had been selected to draw up condi
tions to insure a lasting peace in the district.
Four Men Condemned to Death at
Sebastopol — An Escape.
Eebastopot, July 29.—A naval court martial
to-day passed sentence upon the seamen who
were arrested for complicity In the mutiny of
the Black Pea fleet of November, 1905. Pour
x&ea were condemned to death, one to Ufa. servi
tude, thirty-two to varying terms- of penal servi
tude and fifty to Imprisonment. Six were ac
A man named Samsnkoff, who was charged
with complicity to the attempt with a bomb
upon the life of General Keplueff, at Sebaetopol
on May 27. escaped from the Jail to-day. He
was assisted by * volunteer, who disappeared.
A motley of four thousand soMlem at natwunwpol.
cofqpnoated with a general strike of employes of
the post and i»V«tsi)" senrloes. broke out on No-
I'urSiajMii oa uwotxi pace.
vis Penneytvanta Railroad; rock ballast dusUess
r<*«be<L ileaves New Tor* SJS P. M.. arrives
To-rtar. »h»» m .
To-morrow, fair j couth w.»«.t winds.
New York Central Train Piled in a Heap by a
Landslide Near New Hamburg.
Engine Turns Turtle and Goes In River -Relief Trains Are Rushed to
the Scene of th<- Disaster.
Fishkill Landing. N. T.. July Pacific Ex
press Train No. 37. of the New York Central
and Hudson River Railroad, which left the
Grand Central Station in New York at 9:32
o'clock to-night, was wrecked shortly before
midnight at Tower 53. a short distance above
Chelsea, and eleven miles below Poughkeepsie,
by running into a landslide which had been
j swept down from a high embankment by a ter
; rifle rainstorm this afternoon.
The engine of the flyer was thrown from the
rails, and plunged into the river. Fireman
Mills was killed outright, and Engineer Edward
' Wells, whose home is in The Bronx, New York
| City, died at the Highland Hospital, Fishkill,
| soon after he reached there.
Fifteen passengers were seriously injured, and
thirty or forty others received minor hurts.
The most seriously injured are:
| EDWARD KELLY, of Poughkeepsie, N. V.; arm
broken and one leg driven Into the thigh: will
• die.
MRS. AUGUSTUS HERATH. of Schenectady; arm
MRS. WARREN REYNOLDS, of Peeksklll. N. T.;
arm broken and legs lacerated.
j OXFORD PETERS. No. 831 Broad avenue. Schen
ectady; arms broken.
! HENRY TAYLOR, Poushkeepsie; leg broken.
Most of the injured were taken to Pough
i keepsie.
All the doctors at Poughkeepsie and this place
i were called to the scene.
During the afternoon and night heavy rains
I undermined the embankment on the east side
of the tracks, and shortly before the arrival of
[ train No. 37 tons of earth and rock slid out on
the roadbed, covering the northbound track.
The express train was going at a lively rate of
speed when the engine plunged into the mass of
] earth and stone. The locomotive gave one leap
j Into the air, turned turtle and rolled over
J into the river. The baggage car, which was
the first car of the train, was thrown up against
the embankment, the parting of the couplings
;. preventing it following in the path of the loco
Rumor in St. Petersburg That
General Has Been Killed.
St. Petersburg, July 30. — A rumor reached The
Associated Press at a late hour to-night that
General Trepoff had been killed. It cannot be
confirmed, and may be a revival of the rumor
current last week.
New York Broker Sinks to Mud with
Trespassing Clammer.
John B. Van Schaick, a Wall Street broker.
had an exciting experience a week ago yesterday
which has Just become known. He and George
Hickey. a clam digger, wallowed in the mud of a
mill pond that Van Schaick claims to own. The
clamraer, who was thrown into the mud by Van
Schaick, it is alleged, bekauso he would not sur
render the clams he had dug from the disputed
territory, threatens to bring suit for assault, and
Van Schaick has caused his lawyer to Institute
two trespass suits, which aro to be trfed to
Van Schaick has a beautiful home In Hunting
ton, Long Island. Recently he has acquired con
siderable land there, having great faith In Long
Island property. What has long been known as
LefTert's mill pond is new claimed by Mr. Van
Schaick. Heretofore there has been no com
plaint when clammers waded out into the pond,
after the wßter had been expelled In turning the
mill wheel, to fill their baskets with clams. But
wh«n, last Sunday, Van Schalr' saw Walter
Doolittle, Archibald Ott and William Van Sise
digging clams, he ordered them off and brought
trespass suits, placing the damage at $25 In each
"It takes a power of clams to be worth $26."
said an old salt when he heard of the amount.
Then Mr. Van Schaick found George Hickey
and others clamming in his pond. He obtained a
boat and rowed out to the shoal water where the
clammers were "fingering" the clams from the
mud. Van- Schaick demanded the clams, and Is
said to have been laughed at. Suddenly Hickey
was floundering In the soft mud. But he did not
go down alone. His muddy hands clutched Van
Schalok's spotless vest, and Van Schaick is said
to have come a header out of the boat and to
have been as mired as Hickey when he rose
sputtering to the surface.
Houses and Trees Struck and Trol
ley Wires Torn Down.
Paterson, N. J., July 29.— sever* wind and
electrical storm visited this city this afternoon,
doing much damage. For a time trolley traffic
was brought almost entirely to a standstill,
through the feed wires being torn down by fail
toff trees. Ijlghtnlng struck in many places and
did considerable dame** Many trees and chim
neys and one or two houses were struck.
Lightning struck a big tree in front of the old
Fa«aaio County Court House, wrecking it. The
larger portions of the tree were hurled into
Mai-. street and tor* down the electric wires.
•*•**•*•** part of the tree fell within twenty
five feet of a PaßHalo trolley car. which was
filled with stiffs Another bolt cut down
a big- tr* e In Beech treat, which also tore down
wire*. Two handsome memorial windows In the
Broadway formal Church were broken by a
u~ wlUofc ffcii against U«e al&» pf chuTCX
motive. The heavy trucks of the baggage car
and first coach sank mto the pile of earth and
brought the remainder of the train to a sudden
stop. The passengers were thrown violently
about the cars.
The body of the fireman was recovered. The
engine was completely submerged.
The Poughkeepsie baseball team, of the Hud
son River League, which was returning from
Paterson. N. J., was on the wrecked train, and
many of the players are included among the
slightly injured.
Harry Taylor, shortstop, was the only player
seriously hurt
The wrecked train was made up of four Pull
man cars, six day coaches, one baggage car. one
mail car and one combination baggage and mail
car. Four of the day coaches were wrecked.
Superintendent D. B. McCoy, of the Harlem
division, was in charge of the relief train that
came from New York. On the train were fifty
or more trained nurses and a number of physi
cians. The injured were transferred to the
Highland Hospital as rapidly as conveyances
could be obtained for them.
As soon as news of the wreck was received at
the Grand Central Station a wrecking train was
prepared, and at 1 o'clock it started for the
scene of the wreck in charge of Superintendent
D. B. McCoy of the Harlem division. On the
train were fifty trained nurses and several of
the New York Central's staff of physicians.
The last train to leave the Grand Central after
the departure of the Pacific Mail was the North
ern New York Express, which started at 11:30.
It was halted Just this side of the scene of the
wreck. No other passenger trains were due to
leave the Grand Central until daylight this
At 3 o'clock this mornins it was announced
at the Grand Central Station that the line would
be tied up until f! or 7 o'clock this morning.
All incoming trains, it was said, would be run
over ihe Harlem division.
Eight Persons Hurt — C rexes Placed
Under Arrest.
Eight people were injured in a collision be
tween two Brooklyn elevated trains on the way
to seaside resorts yesterday morning. Three of
the victims were so seriously injured that it was
found necessary to remove them to neighboring
hospitals. The other five were taken home. The
accident occurred In a cut Just north of the
Woodruff nvenue station of the Brighton Beach
line. The injured are:
EWL.LBBHIRSCH. Dora, sixty r«an «M. No. ©82 Put
nam avenue. Brooklyn, compound fracture of the left
leir. abrasions of the right thigh ana shock; removed
to the Kings County Hospital.
GRUBXIAN. 8., forty-two years old. of No. 155 Kant
4th street, Manhattan, compound fracture of the left
leg and shock: remove*! to the Kings County Hospital.
HATES. .Tame*, twenty -on* years old. No. 592 East 40th
street. Manhattan, cut over left eya; attended by Dr.
Lazarus; home.
KENNEIXY. sixteen years old. Nu 105? Pacific avenue,
Brooklyn, fracture of left ankle; home.
MEYERHOFF"EB, John. forty-eight years old. No. 2039
Pulton street. Brooklyn, out over left eye; home.
FERRY. William, thlrty«-«ljs years old. No. SOrt West
140 th street Manhattan, forehead cut: removed to the
Norwegian Hospital.
RICKERT. Nicholas. th!rt7 years old, No. 643 Watklns
street. Brooklyn. left kite* Injured; home.
6TJLZJVAN. Edward, twenty-two years old. No. .118
Jamaica avenue. Brooklyn, abrasion of left knee;
The trains were crowded with pleasure seekers
outward bound from Brooklyn. Owing to a lack
of precaution which the railroad officials have
not explained Manhattan Beach train No. 1,381.
Arlington Chlchester, motorman. was permitted
to swing around a curve into Brighton Beach
train No. 854, which was stalled by a broken
trolley wire. B. Grubman, a guard, .was standing
on the rear platform to signal the train follow
ing, and escaped with a.- fractured leg.
Chichester quit his booth and climbed out of
the cut with many of the passengers. When
found later at the Prospect Park station he said
that he did not see the stalled train owing to the
heavy weather.
The crews of both trains were arrested.
Sixteen Hundred Laborers on Street
Railways to Quit.
(By Telegraph to The Tribune. I
San Francisco. July 29. — One of the most seri
ous strikes that the city has had since the fire
will ocour to-morrow morning, when 1,600 un
skilled laborers employed by the United Rail
roads will quit work. This will stop all recon
struction work on the street railroads, as the
leaders declare they will prevent any one from
working, and previous experience has shown
that the city authorities will give no aid In
stopping violence.
This strike is the result of efforts of labor
unions to form a union of those Ignorant, un
skilled laborers, a large part of whom are Greeks
and Italians, who cannot speak a word of Eng
lish and whose living expenses are less than 50
cents a day. About one thousand of these men
belong to labor unions formed during the last
two weeks.
The United Railroads discharged about one
hundred employes who were annoying the men
who were not in the union. The union de
manded the reinstatement of these men, which
was refused. The organisation then demanded
not only restoration but the unionizing of the
whole force and an advance In pay or it would
call out the whole gang. It demanded $2 50 for
unskilled labor and $3 90 for pavers for eight
hours. Unskilled laborers had been getting from
$1 90 to $2 and pavers $2 50 for ten hours. The
United Railroads will refuse any terms. stop
page of work on the railroad* will be a great
hardship to the people, as every new line opened
means quick communication far thousand*,.... ,. :
Darning Friz, tn KrUey -Hill
Climbing Contest To-day.
[By Telegraph to Th* Tribune. 1
Bretton Woods, N. 11., July £o.— Percy Pierce
retains the Glldden trophy by virtue of right, as
twelve other cars tied' him in the lons run. but
did not beat him. K. F. Kelsey wins the Deming
trophy, as Augustus Post, who tied him. -with
drew after the finish. Mr. Post had been pro
tested for coming Into Ellsabethtown by a short
The victory of Mr. Pierce, tn a Pierce car, was
"honestly won, for of the three Pierce cars start-
Ing all finished with perfect scores. The tourists
received the cars to-day, and scores started for
New York and Boston.
Hundreds remain here, and over a hundred
cars are quartered at Bretton "Woods to-night
preparatory to the hill climbing contest up
Crawford Notch to-morrow, for which forty-six
entries have been made in the ten events.
■ Many car* came to grief in practice work on
the hill to-day. One Steams car struck a rise,
broke an axle and was disabled. Guy Vaughan.
driving a Thomas car, was buried hub deep In
sand. The hill runs up from 17 to 25 per cent.
In awarding the Glidden trophy the committee
gave equal credit to all cars completing the tour
with perfect scores. The protest of Ezra Kirk
was not allowed. He had two punctures and a
broken chain, and at that was coming In on
time when signalled to stop at the Mount Pleas
ant, where the ear was decorated with flags. No
time was allowed for this, and the needless
ceremony cost Mr. Kirk and the Thomas a per
fect score, after weeks of hard work.
Auto. Turns Turtle While Rushing
Through Crawford Notch.
Bretton Woods, N. H.. July 29.— Guy Vaughan.
the New Tork automoblllst. narrowly escaped
sudden death to-day while driving his big car
through the Crawford Notch. The car struck a
big water bar in the road, bounded into the air.
then turned turtle and landed on the rocks at
the side of the road. The car was demolished.
Mr. Vaughan. although badly shaken up and
covered with bruises, escaped without serious in-
Jury. He was not a participant in the tours for
the Glidden or Deming trophies, but had come
here to enter in the hill climbing contest to
morrow, and was testing the grade up Crawford
Notch hill in preparation for that event.
He estimated that he was travelling at the
rate of forty miles an hour when the accident
happened. No one was in the car with him at
the time. »
Accident on F. D. Underwood's
Yacht Blows Seaman's Hand Off.
While- cleaning the signal cannon on the steam
yacht Alice, owned by Frederick D. Underwood,
president of the Erie Railroad, which is moored
in the Hudson River off 84th street, the right
hand of Samuel Christian, a sailor, was blown
off. his left thumb shattered and his whole body
perforated with powder early yesterday morning.
Mr. Underwood and his family were asleep on
the yacht at the time. They were awakened by
the explosion and Mr Underwood rushed to the
deck, to find several sailors bending over Chris
tian, who was unconscious. It was learned that
he had accidentally pulled the string attached
to the trigger of the gun while cleaning it. The
man had been standing directly in front of the
cannon when the charge was fired.
Mr. Underwood directed that the sailor be
taken ashore after the physician on the yacht
had bound up the wounds.
Patrolman Leonard, of the West 6Sth street
station, who Had heard the report of the cannon,
met the launch. Mr. Underwood told him about
the accident and an ambulance was summoned
from Roosevelt Hospital. Christian was hurried
to the hospital, still unconscious. Mr. Under
wood accompanied him. and left directions that
everything possible should be done for his
The yacht Alice Is a triple expansion, steam
vessel. 116 feet long and 17-foot beam. She is
No. 236 in the list of New York Tacht Club
Greek Churches at Philippopolis
Seized — Two Murders.
Philippopolis. Bulgaria. July 2J>.— An anti-
Greek demonstration occurred here to-day. The
Bulgarian population took possession by force of
three of the Greek churches. Two persons, a
Greek and a Macedonian, were killed, and sev
eral were wounded In the righting. The streets
are In the hands of a mob. At a late hour to
night troops fired blank cartridges at the rioters.
but did not succeed in dispersing them. Con
sternation prevails in the Greek quarter, where
serious attacks are feared.
Her Horse Runs Away in Bellevue
Avenue, Newport.
[By Telegraph to The Tribune]
Newport. R, L, July 29.— Mrs. Nathalie
Schem-k Collins was In danger this afternoon
in Bellevue avenue when her horse ran away.
Little damage was done Mrs. Collins retained
her presence of mind and was able to alight
from her carriage before the horse had gone
far The avenue at the time was crowded with
carriages and automobiles, and it was one of
the latter which scared Mrs. Colllns's horse. She
wns then driving down the avenue and was in
the vicinity of Narraßansett avenue.
Seeing that her horse was getting beyond her
control, and bring alone In the phaeton, Mrs.
Collins ran the animal Into the stone wall In
front of the cottage of Mrs. Woodbury Kane,
and before the horse could again turn Into the
street she dropped the reins and jumped out
of the trap. No sooner had she reached the
ground than the horse turned into the road and
started down the avenue at breakneck speed,
but several men got In the road and brought
the animal to a stop before he had gone far.
Mrs. Collins, although not hurt in the least.
was much frightened, and mas taken to her
cottage near by. This evening she was reported
to be suffering no 111 effects of the experience.
The affair created much excitement for a few
minutes and a number of cottagers hastened to
Mrs. Collins's side and offered to render any
assistance posetble.
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Eight Lost from Sloops Capsized at Bar Off Angle
sea, N. J., in Heavy Sea.
Survivors Fought (or Life in Tangle of Nets- Brooklyn Young Man and
Angles**, N. J.. July 29.-Two yachts coming
In from the fishing banks capsized on Hereford
Inlet Bar, off here to-day, and so far as can be
ascertained to-night, eight persons lost their
lives. Tht c were thirty-two persons on one
yacht, of whom seven were lost, and twelve on
the other, all but one of whom were saved. That
not more fell victims to the rough sea was due
to the heroism of Captain Henry S. L-udlam. of
the Hereford Inlet Lifesavlng . Station, and a
crew of five men. It was *at first thought that
from fourteen to twenty-eight persons had been
lost, but after an Investigation the coroner to
night said that he believed only eight were lost.
His list is as follows: .
DONOHTE. Jerry. Philadelphia.
FISHER. Frederick, er.. Philadelphia,
FOGARTY. John. H&verford. Perm.
HAMMELU Herbert. I^ansjale. pens.
SNYDER. Walter. Philadelphia,
STARKET. J.. Philadelphia.
Unknown man. _
LOOKER. Samuel. XVoodbury. K. J.
Anglesea is one- of the favorite fishing places
along the southern New Jersey coast, and "has
seldom had a busier Sunday than to-day. Every
excursion train from Philadelphia and other
nearby points came down crowded with visitors,
most of whom Intended spending the day In
fishing. The weather in the morning was ideal,
and all the fishing boats took out large crowds
to the banks. After noon, however, a brisk
breeze sprang up. and the captains of the small
craft hoisted sail and started for home. Most
of the fleet got In without mishap, although
some of them had considerable difficulty in
clearing the Hereford bar. 0 .
The two thai got into trouble were the sloop
yacht Nora, which had on board Captain Her
bert Shivers, his mate and thirty passengers, and
the sloop Alvin 8.. with a party of twelve. The
Nora had gone to the fishing banks at Five
Fathom Bank, about ten miles out. early in
the day.
When the wind began to freshen Captain
Shivers decided it was time to make port, and
with the assistance of a small gasolene engine
and a good spread of canvas he made good time
toward Anglesea. As the sloop bowled along
the wind was getting stlffer and the sea rougher.
Captain Shivers, from long experience, knew
how treacherous the Hereford Bar Is. and ap
proached -It with his usual caution. Th* sand
obstruction Is about a mile from shore.
Just as he was about to go over It a heavy
squall struck the Nora. Despite the efforts of
the captain the craft heeled over and was hit by
a huge wave. The wind and the wave coming
together were more than the yacht could stand,
and It turned completely over, throwing the
thirty-two occupants into the sea. As the boat
turned over the mast snapped like a reed. There
was a loud cry. which was quickly silenced when
nearly all the victims disappeared beneath th»
water. The heavy sea probably was responsible
for the saving of most of the survivors, as the
upturned yacht was tossed about, uncovering the
struggling persons underneath. As many as
could reached the keel, but It was a difficult
matter, as there was an Indescribable rangle of
fishing nets, lines, baskets and sail. There was
no time to give aid. as It was all the struggling
men could do to keep their heads above water.
One boy. however. Frederick Fisher, fifteen
years old. who was found struggling near the
boat, was lifted upon the upturned keel by two
men who had tight grips on the vessel. In the
unequal fight against the elements the strug
gling men disappeared one by one. After the
survivors had clung to the boat for nearly an
hour, when hope of rescue was almost aban
doned, a government lifeboat, commanded i>y
Captain Henry S. Ludlam. of the Hereford Inl«t
Life Saving Station, hove in sight. As he came
near he 6houted encouragement to the men cling
ing to the Nora. and. afte come manoeuvring,
managed to get close to the capsized vessel.
He was not a moment too soon, for as he came
within a boat's length of the Nora, four men.
weakened by the exposure-, let go and began
floating away. Captain Ludlam threw his boat
around, and the four half drowned men were
drawn out of the water. Then, at the risk of
their own lives, the rescuers went after the other
men and pulled them into their bont The rescue
was most perilous, as the rough sea was con
stanMy pounding the lifeboat against the keel
of the yacht.
A few minutes after th<> last man was taken
from the wreck the sloop yacht Violet. Captain
LJlley. came up and the survivors were trans
ferred to her and taken ashore. Captain Ludlam
remained near the bar in the hope of finding the
bodies of some of the victims, but saw none.
While this scene was boing enacted there was
much excitement on shore. Residents from
Wlldwood and Holly Beach came flocking to
Anglesea and there was a large crowd at ihs
fishing pier wh»n the Violet came In with the
victims. Some of them were so exhausted that
they required medical aid and were taken to th»
Hereford Life Saving Station, where physician?
were summoned to attend them. All of th«
rescued were- able to leave for their homes to
Shortly after the survivors of the Nora were
brought ashore another yacht, the Alvin 8.. was
seen to capsize about a mile above the place
where the Nora went over. There were several
boats near at the time and all but one person
was saved. The Alvin B. was owned by K. 1..
Hallman, a lawyer, of Pottsvllle. Perm. He and
a party of friends were on board at the time.
, One of the survivors of the Nora said to-night
that had It not been for the prompt assistance
of Captain Ludlam and hi* crew every person
on board would probably have been drowned.
He said that when the Nora overturned It was
everybody for himself. There was a great
tangle of fishing lines and nets, and it was no
doubt due to this that so many were unable to
reach the capsized boat.
Captain Ludlam is the hero of Five Mile Beach
to-night. On all sides he Is being congratulated
for his prompt work, and no greetings were
more hearty than those of Mayor Weaver of
Philadelphia; who is spending a few days at
Wild Wood, and who came up the beach to see
"the rescue." • Captain. L.udUm.6.iM to-night that
he was sitting tn his home near til* Hf«sa -?
station watching the fishing boats coma Is.
"I was not watching any particular bos*.- He
said, "but suddenly 1 saw c sloop yacht £.?•?!
over and then turn turtle. A rough sea was
running, and I knew It was death tor all unless
quick work was done. I bolted oat of»the hows*
without waiting to tell ray wilt what tad hap
pened, and started to look for some of the ■■ *
who make up my Dfesaving crew. I osuli cot.
find all of them, but got together Harry Ms-
Ginty. George Redding. Barry Frith. Car-Un
John Taylor and a volunteer. Wo get the gov
ernment boat In a Jiffy and leiim sea her. As
w» drew near to the Nora the ««— mt of th.9
terrified persons could be heart above tie .>oar
of the waves. They were hanglas to the km
of the sloop, and their cries for help were. fMHI
We shouted to them to hold fast, as we would
take them «ff as soon as we could work our
boat close enough. In doing this we> pick M ur
four men who had lost their holds and -* v «
drifting away. After hard work wa got every
body we could find aboard, and them the Viola
came up and we transferred the- exha .s:«l
people to her. On the way back tha Violet
found one drowned man."
Brooklyn People Lorn Lives— Oiler i
Rescued with Difficulty.
[Hr TMasnph to The Triton*. 1
Somerville, N. J, July Miss Slay .Kil
mer, of No. 13S0 Gates ava, Brooklyn: Miss
Bertha Smith, of East New York, and George
Lapp, of No. 150 Stunner avenue. Wtlliamsburv
were drowned In Lake Hopatcon? this afternoon
through the capsizing of a rowboat off ITslsiu
Island. ;.• _;'
The three went to Lak» Hopatcon? this morn-
Ing with a Brooklyn singing society. About the
middle of the afternoon, after a severe storm. •
Miss Klemmer. Miss Smith and Lapp, accom
panied by John O'Connor, of No. 451 Broadway:
Christopher Meaker. of No. ST9 South Ist street.
and Paul Revere, of No. 340 Broadway, all of
WHllamaburg. started to*row across the lake.
The boat was overloaded and the lake was
rough from the effects of the. storm. . When they
had rowed a mil* and were within live hund-* '.
feat of Halsey Island on© of the young naer. at
tempted to shift h!s position In the boat Jus- a
a big wave caught the small craft and caused ' It -•'
to careen badly. The young 1 women became
alarmed and threw themselves to one. side of the)
boat, which instantly capsized and threw all the
occupants Into the lake, which at this point is
fifteen feet deep.
Miss Smith clutched O'Connor about the legs,
and. according to his own story, he was drawn
beneath the surface four times before he freed
himself. He was then too exhausted to make
any attempt to rescue her. and caught hold of
the boat. It is believed that Miss Klemmer got a
death grip on Lapp and that they drowned to
gether. O'Connor. Meaker and Revere could not
swim, but clung to the capsized boat, which
gradually sank beneath their weight.
Justice A. P. Sutphen. from his summer homo
half a mil* away, saw the people struggling- hi
the water. His son. accompanied by another
man. started In a small rowboat to the rescue.
When the men reached the scene only O'Connor.
Meaker and Revere were above the surface, and
they had relaxed their hold on the sinking boat
ami were drowning. The men In the boat man
aged to keep the three above water until a lake
steamer and several launches arrived on the
scene. Two of the men were unconscious when
rescued. All three were put under the care af
A hundred small craft grappled for the bodies
of the drowned persons, but they had not been
found at nightfall.
One Drowns m Orcasco Lake and
Another in Hudson.
Auburn. N. T.. July 23.— Mi10 E. MacomlNtr
was drowned In Owasco Lake to-day. WltH a
companion he was diving from a rowboat. The
wind carried the boat toward the centre of th«
lake. Macomber started to swim after.it. when
he was seized with cramps and sank In fifteen
feet of water. The body was recovered.
Newburg. N. T . July 23.— Marquis McCroskey.
a son of L. W. T. McCroskey. an attorney and a .
grandson of ex-Mayer John S. McCroskey of
this city, was drowned in the Hudson River to
He and a companion. Bennett Qulnlan. were *
coming down the river In a canoe which they
were attempting to^make fast to a tow when 't
upset. McCroskey was drowned while trying
swim ashore. Quintan chins to th» overturned
boat ami was rescued two hours later in a stat* j
i-f collapse. McCroskey was a student at WU- "
listen Seminary. East Hampton. Mass.
Policeman, Exhausted, Sinks Before
Help Reaches Him.
William Hodeman, a policeman attached to
the Alexander avenue station, was drowned
yesterday In Cromwell Creek, at Wist street and ■ : -
Jerome avenue. The Bronx. in trying to save :
a boy who went down while bathing. Patrolman
McCarthy, attached to the same station, was al
most drowned in trying to rescue his brother
The Incident marred the day for hundreds who
had gone out to Macomb's Dam Park. A score
Of boys cot away from the crowd and jumped
into Cromwell Creek, They had been in only a
few moments when a boy named Alfonso Mara-
Uino was heard crying for help. Hodemaa
Jumped In with his clothes on and dived twtc*
after the lad The second time he came up ha
was exhausted. He sank before help came, bat
the boy was saved.
Hedeman's tody was recovered by William
The West Shore Railroad Is the BXs» line to For- ■
faSo and Nl;tgura Falls. Up the Hudson on? t.~ -*a
Ute Mohawk Val!ey.-At*¥t. '*

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