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fani'.sVr.g an 1 awe inspiring spectacle :to : tho
ihnusards iir.'.nr; tiia ".-!.. is ci vnntu.ee on Ob-
Bt-rva -.ry Hi.:
fIM loyal minority p-cc:r.»i! to eommar-l the
fern on Xlrholal Island, which was engaged In
a duel with Saudham's formidable masked ' bat
teries. At 10 o'clock this morning they wero
t'Sil OTrtslssjMsf broadsides at ten-minute inter
The casualties transported to Helslngfors are
about fifty, of whom fifteen are dead. The num
ber in the Sveaborg hospitals is not known.
Order has been restored at Bkatudden Island,
where 110 sailors and eleven civilians have been
Tlie town Is quiet and business is proceeding.
bat the workmen are on strike. The Diet, at a
sitting late la** night, issued an earnest warn
ing to the population to abstain from taking
part la acts which might gravely affect the
whole country.
T>e revolt, it is pointed out. occurred on the
anniversary of a mining disaster which was
earned by the recklessness of some officers and
resulted in the loss of a dozen lives.
Copies of the Viborgr manifesto of the out
la-K-efi parliament are being distributed among
the Cossacks, who quietly put them In their
A naval squadron, including the battleship
EiaTS. is reported to have sailed from Reval this
afternoon for Sveaborg.
The telegraph building; here has been ruined,
and the barracks and cathedral have been bad
ly damaged by the fire of the 11-Inch guns. The
numbers of wounded and killed have probably
been overestimated.
The socialists are on the alert, and the towns
people are in fear of a bombardment if the
squadron arrives here.
There was a panic all day long yesterday
among the summer residents on the islands of
the archipelago, owing to the fall of stray bul
lets and shells, which caused a number of casu
alties, both on the islands and in the city. A
man sitting on the veranda of the yacht club
was mortally wounded and a servant was killed.
For more than a week Russian revolutionists
have been working among the troops, distribut
ing the Viborg and the Group of Toil manifestoes,
and it is reported that on Sunday fifteen hun
dred soldiers took an oath to fight on the side
of the people.
The Dews of the revolt here caused the great
est excitement at Cronstadt. Precautions were
hastily taker, by the authorities there. The
hfSaMlllilnrie of the guns on board some of tho
n-airhips were removed, while detachments of
troops were sent on board other ships.
Four Warships Reported Seized —
Czar's Yacht Held Ready.
St. Petersburg, Aug. 2. — St. Petersburg is anx
iously awaiting news of the outcome of yester
day's battle between th* mutineers and the gov
ernment forces at Sveaborg. No definite Infor
mation ha*- been received here owing to the
damage done to the land telegraph wires. The
advices received by the government by wireless
telegraphy have not been divulged.
The utmost importar.ee is attached to the con
duct of the fleet. According to semi-official in
timation the crews of these vessels are still un
der the control of their officers, but private ad
%-ices say that some members of the crews have
be^n confined below decks for fear of mutiny.
There was a rumor In circulation here to»night
that four of the ships of the Baltic squadron
were in complete mutiny and roaming at large
in the Gulf of Finland, and that the commandant
at Cronstadt had been ordered to prepare for an
attack by these vessels.
It is. worthy of Bate that a dispatch to an offi
cial agency from Heleingfors announcing the ar
rival of the fleet off Sveaborg. and the fact that
that U oper,f j fire, does not mention what it
opened fire against.
Vice Admiral Birileff presumably has gone to
HelKingfors to assume personal command of the
fleet. Grand Duke Alexander Michaelovitch,
the Emperor's brother, is not with the fleet, as
previously reported, but at Gatchina with the
Km press Dowager.
The most intense anxiety still prevails with
regard to a possible uprising at Cronstadt and
the spread of the revolt through the entire naval
establishment. A personal visit by a corre
spondent of The Associated Press to Cronstadt,
however, shows that the authorities There re
ceived timely warning of the events at Sveaborg
and nipped a possible revolt In the bud. They
had the situation well in hand on Tuesday night,
and quietly placed detachments of infantry at
the doors of the marine barracks and removed
the carbines from the racks in the buildings.
Yesterday morning the fifteen hundred sailors
composing the 7th Equipage, quartered at Cron
stadt. whose loyalty had been distrusted, found
themselves prisoners. The correspondent saw
them looking out of the windows of their bar
racks and unable to communicate with the out
side. The streets of Cronstadt are swarming
with troops of the loyal Guard regiments and
the newly arrived men of the Twenty-fourth Di
The commandant at Cronstadt ordered the
confiscation of newspapers from Si. Petersburg
in order to prevent the news of the outbreak at
Sveahorg from reaching the islanders. This
measure was fairly successful.
A group of agitators who went over to Cron
stadt In the same boat with the correspondent
attempted to hold meetings and communicate
news of the Sveaborg happenings. They were
dispersed, however, and fled before the levelled
rifles of the soldier?.
The officers of the navy department at Cron
stadt are besieged by the wives and relatives of
officers on board the ships at Helslngfors, who
are frantic ever the reports that the crews had
risen and killed their superiors.
As th* correspondent was crossing from Cron
etadt to Oranienbaum he saw the Imperial yacht
Polar Star lying with steam up at the pier be
low the imperial residence at Peterhof.
The general telegraph office of St. Petersburg
and surrounding buildings were occupied by de
tachments of Guards juft before midnight. The
authorities evidently fear a genera! attempt to
cut communication between the capital and the
Communication Restored — Move for
General Strike.
St. Petersburg. Aug. 1. — Telephone communi
cation with Cron.-tadt m-as restored this after
noon, ami at 6 o'clock this evening a message
to The Associated Press said that no disturb
ance had occurred there during the day.
Both the telegraph and telephones lines to
Cronstadt were cut la«t r.^ght. The chief anxiety
here was in regard to the loyalty of the mala
part of the Baltic fleet, consisting of a battle
ship and three cruisers, which were hurriedly
sent from Reval to Helsingfora. A telegram,
aaid to be from the commander of the fortress,
was received here to-day, but its meaning was
zxat clear. It said: 'The entire crews cf four
worships have mutinied."
Other dispatches mentioned the crews of the
torpedo boat destroyers and other ships on the
'spot as rebelling, while another dispatch said:
For a time, with a portion of the crews locked
below decks, the loyal members of the crews
fired upon the mutineers.
HH m ■«• • from an unexpected quarter has
caused dismay in government circles and the
feeling of alarm is increased by the bad news
from the interior. The strikes are spreading
rapidly. The whole of the Donets Basin, the
c*=tre cf the :...:...ui and En:e!j!r.s: ii.Jufcliy, U
in the grip of the strikers. The ■ revolutionists
are wildly jubilant. Although the mutiny; at
Sve'aborg; occurred unexpectedly, they decided
to take advantage or it and. try to precipitate
the g-er.cml .•■.»:.,.»■• I between tho government
and the people for which they have been pre
paring. They express supreme confidence that
the military supports of the government will
break where least expected, and that the gov
ernment will find, when the teat comes, that the
army Is divided against Itself, and that units
succeed to be loyal will fight on the side of the
The workmen's councils here and at Moscow
have already Issued warnings to the workmen's
organizations through the country to hold them
selves in readiness to strike, and the revolu
tionary military committee is acting with energy.
They say that the crews of the warships at
St. Petersburg are ready, and that if the Cron
stadt squadron mutinies all the ships In the Bal
tic vrlll soon be in their hands. The palace fit
Peterhof is under the guns of the Cronstadt
Emissaries have been dispatched to the ports
of Reval, Riga and Ldbau. and If they are suc
cessful, the capital will be immediately hemmed
in by revolutionists.
The proletariat organizations of Finland yes
terday Issued orders to begin a general strike
through the grand duchy at noon to-day. Tho
proclamation exempts only the men employed at
the electric light, ges and waterworks in the
The "Btech" thinks that civil war is at hand.
The Liberals in general believe that the gov
ernment will now be forced to discard all pre
tence of reform, and that a military dictatorship
is immediately ahead.
Admiral Birileff, Minister of Marine, has sailed
for Helsingfors on the schoolship Asia. The
Admiralty officials decline to make public tho
nature of the advices which they have received
from the scene of the mutiny.
Thus far no troops have been sent to Fin
land from Russia proper, but General Saltza,
commander of the military forces. in Finland,
has been authorized to draw on all the garri
sons in Finland, if necessary. All told there are
about forty thousand Russian troops in the
grand duchy.
Governor General Threatens to
Resign His Post.
Warsaw, Aug. I.— ln view of the recent out
rages In and around Warsaw, the increased
energy of the revolutionists and the inadequacy
of the repressive measures at present in force,
the Governor General has informed the govern
ment at St. Petersburg, in emphatic terms, that
he will resign unless he is permitted to establish
a strict' state of siege. It is probable that the
government will accept hie resignation. A con
tinuation of the present state of affairs is impos
The secret printing works here, where all
socialist newspapers and proclamations have
been printed, which was recently discovered by
the police, is a large and well equipped plant.
The presses are driven by electricity. Several
thousand copies of proclamations by the out
lawed parliament were found. Twenty arrests
were made.
Popular Leader Killed by Black Hundred
Assassins at Terioki.
St. Petersburg, Aug. I.— -The report of the
murder of M. Hertsenstein, a leader of the Con
stitutional Democrats in parliament, is con
firmed. He was assassinated at his country
house near Terioki, Finland, by men in the pay
of the Black Hundred organization.
M. Hertzenstein was walking along the sea
shore with his wife and daughter, when several
shots were fired at him from a building. Ha
A leader of the Constitutional Democrats in the
Russian parliament, who was assassinated at
Terioki. Finland, on Tuesday.
was hit twice and fell dead. Ills daughter was
wounded in the hand. The murderers escaped.
Three hours prior to the murder, a telephone
message was received at a newspaper office from
Moscow asking for news of M. Hertzenstein, and
saying that it was reported in Moscow that he
had been assassinated.
M. Hertzenstein was of Jewish descent and
wealthy. His attacks on the Minister of Fin
ance in the lower house attracted much atten
tion. He was a practical banker, having been
for a long time the secretary of the Moscow
Land Bank. He was a recognized authority on
finance. His family had renounced the Jewish
faith and become Orthodox Russians several
generations ago. lie occupied a prominent place
in Moscow society and was highly popular
among the peasants.
St. Petersburg, Aug. 2.— The Liberals are
planning great demonstrations here and at Mos
cow at the time of the funeral of the murdered
Deputy, M. Hertzenstein. In the present temper
of the people these demonstrations may result
in collisions and bloodshed such as marked the
funeral of Prince Troubetskoy. Tho Liberals
have applied for permission to transport the body
through St. Petersburg from the Finnish to the
Moscow railroad stations. This has not yet
been granted.
Two persons suspected of complicity in the
murder and a gendarme of Terioki. who re
peatedly was seen in their company, have been
l*Maater Stolypin proceeded by yacht yester
day to Feierhof. where he laid before the Em
l-eror for his signature the ukases appointing
Count Hoyden. Prince Nicholas Lvoff and Alex
ander Guchkoff to portfol'os in tho reorganized
Cabinet. The announcement of the Emperor's
decision Is not expected before Friday, and team
are entertained that th«> revolt at Svcaborg may
influence him unfavorably in the matter.
St. Petersburg. Aug. I.— Prices on the Bourse
to-day, with heavy supporting orders from the
government bankers, were fairly well main
tained in view of the gravity of tho situation.
Government securities lout an average of less
than a point, Imperial 4s closing at 71% and
Ss at 88%.
Paris, Aug. I.— Trading on the Bourse to-day
was Irregular, Rueslane fluctuating upon forced
sales and the news of the mutiny at Sveaborf .
Later business became Inactive and then there
tj "A man's learning dies
with him: even bis virtues
fade out of remembrance, but
the dividends on the stocks
he. bcqaealhesto his children
live and keep his memory
drcfn." — Holmes.
THE ordinary bank
* deals merely with
the living man, but the
trust company takes
charge of his estate
after he is done, and
sees that his wishes
are carried out.
Fifieeu Nassau Street
rnnlta! . . . • S .1.000,000
Surplus' an Profits. IO,5(1O,OOU
Interest allowed on dally balances,
subject to check.
was a further decline of Russians, particularly
of the new loan, which closed at 78.50. The
general close was heavy. Russian 4s closed aft
70.10 and Russian bonds of 1904 at 461.
Rcjxirt That Ewperor ll us Author
ized Beginning of Work.
Paris, Aug. I.— ln accordance with an order
Issued by the Emperor of Russia, the American
syndicate represented by Baron Loicq de Lobel
Is authorized to begin work on the Transsi
berian-Alaska railroad project.
The project referred to In the above dispatch is
to build a railroad from Siberia to Alaska by
bridging and tunnelling under Bering Strait. It Is
said thai the enterprise will be capitalized at
52fi0.000,000 or $300,000,000 and that the money cen
tres of Russia, France and the United States will
be asked to lake bonds.
Force Ready to Round Up Bandits
— The Rice Imports.
Manila, Aug. 1. — General Lee, commander of
the American forces on the island of Leyte, has
telegraphed to General Wood that he has five
hundred regular troops, besides a number of
scouts and constabulary, ready to begin a move
ment to round up the rebellious Pulajanes. The
municipal presidents charge that the recent out
break was caused by the action of Governor
Deveyra. in disarming the municipal police of
many towns, thus leaving the homes of the peo
ple practically unguarded.
Gm^ernor General Ide has received reports say
ing that in the fiscal year ended June 30 the
importations of rice to the Philippines decreased
61,072,411 pounds, valued at $3.064488 in gold.
Commenting on the reports, the Governor Gen
eral says:
From thesfc reports it appears that the num
ber of pounds of rice imported into the Philip
pines during the fiscal year of lIMMt was some
thing Iras than three-sevenths of the importa
tions in 1901, and the- cash sent out from the
islands for rice was less than four-elevenths of
the sum sent in 1894. If the same ratio of
decrease continues for a year, or even a semester,
no more rice will be imported, and In two years
the islands, besides supplying the home demand,
ought to be exporting rice.
The publication of the report has caused a
controversy. The local shippers contend that the
decrease of importations is a result of tho pov
erty of the people, who, it is alleged, are not
buying rice, but are living on yams and other
food. The shippers say that the Philippines
will never export rice.
I R. Lankester Speaks on Recent Discov
eries — American Gifts.
London, Aug. 1. — The annual meetng of the
British Association for the Advancement of
Science began at York to-day, under the presi
dency of Edwin Ray Lankester. In his address
the president outlined the advancement of sci
ence during the last quarter of a century, which
he said "will stand out forever as that in which
new chemical elements possessing astounding
properties have been made known with extraor
dinary rapidity and sureness of demonstration."
Mr. Lankester devoted much of his address to
a review of tho increased knowledge concerning
radium, and gave Ernest Rutherford, of McGill
University, Montreal, much of the credit for in
vestigation in this direction.
Speaking of astronomy, Mr. Lankester made
reference to the method of Professor Pickering,
of Harvard University, of charting the sky
rapidly and his records of the sky as a whole.
"This wonderful new method." continued tha
president. " is a mode of keeping a record of
present movements ami chances which promises
much for tho future of astronomy."
The speaker made acknowledgment of the as
sistants rendered by wealthy Americans to
scientific research in providing great telescopes
and equipment, as well as other helpful gifts for
other branches of science. "In the United States
this is not infrequent," said the speaker, "while
in this country it Is rare."
In the course of the session it was announced
that Sir David Gill had been nominated for the
presidency of the association for 11)07.
The Allied Taxpayers' Associations of The
Bronx held a meeting, last nl*h* at Bedford Park
Casino, Webster avenue and 200 th street, and pro
tested against the Rapid Transit Commission's re
cent decision against the building of a through ex
press third track on the Third avenue elevated
line from Manhattan to Bronx Park. Philip Mc-
Kinley presided.
Julius Haas declared that the present Rapid
Transit Commission should be replaced by one con
sisting of two members from every borough in
the greater city, except Richmond, which should
have one member.
President McCaffrey of the East Tretnont Tax
payers' Association offered a resolution calling on
the Kapid Transit Commissioners "to reconsider
rind grant, upon proper terms and restrictions, the
application of the interbofeouKh Rapid Transit
Company to third-truck the elevated line In The
Bronx as submitted by the compnnv and rejected
by the board." The resolution approved the plans
for extended rapid transit agreed upon by the
board, but maintained that they were insufficient.
(By Telegraph to The Tribune.]
Madison, Wis., Aug. I.— Miss Jennie H. Mor
rill, nret graduate student of the University of
Wisconsin, who refused a degree from the Uni
versity of Knoxviiie, Term.. was discovered to
day to have two hundred and fifty books of tho
State Historical Society. University and private
libraries of this city. Her home is at Atlanta,
and she held a fellowship here. She had been
hero two years, und nearly every society has
asked her to be a member. The books were
fount! in a Ktorthouse, where she left them when
ehe started on her vacation.
Hempstead, Long Island, Aug. I.— The severe
windstorm of yesterday on the Wheatley Hills and
in the Manhu.ssct Hills region uprooted some of
the lama trees on the country grounds of William
K. Vanderbilt, Jr., at Deepdale. Choice shrubbery
and plants were laid low, and tl.u crops on the
place were considerably damaged.
On the Harry Payne Whitney estate and M. D.
Chapman estate much damage was also done.
Boston, Aug. Private Duer. of the detachment
of marines at the Chark-stown Navy Yuri], was
killed to-night by a blow alleged to have been
struck by Acting Corporal JenkinH. Jenkins was
arrested by the naval officials, charged with causing
the death of Duer. EHter Ik**l been drinking and
waa placed under arrest by a navy yard patrol of
marines. While bring taken to the guardhouse he
tried to escape. Acting Corporal Jenkins is alleged
to have struck Duer, who dropped to the ground,
dying almost Immediately.
■Education .Measure' Not To Be
Rejected by Upper House.
Lonflon, Aug. I.— ln the House of Lords to-day
Lord Crowe moved the second reading of m
Education Mil. The attendance was large,
eighteen bishops being present. In the course of
the debate wWch followed it was clearly Indi
cated that the House had no intention of re
jecting the bill, but the Archbishop of Canter
bury, the Duke of Norfolk and other opposition
pcer3 said that th- measure must be drastlcahy
Tvo Bays Nuic Said To Be in This
[By Telegraph to Th» Tribur.a.l
Lexington. Ky.. Aug. I.— John H. Madden, the
Kentucky turfman, whose wife recently obtained
a divorce, marrying Xl V. Bell, took his two sons,
Edward and Joseph, from Hamburg Place secretly
last Saturday, and they are now In Hew York.
The boys were taken In an automobile to Win-
Chester, twenty miles east of here, and placed on
the Chesapeake & Ohio train going: east at 9 p. m..
every precaution being taken to prevent any one
knowing of the departure.
Maddens action in taking the children away
secretly has" given grounds that he has informa
tion that his former wife has designs on their
eons, and that he is determined to get them out of
her way. Mr. and Mrs. Bell are supposed to be on
their way abroad, and in that event Mrs. Bell
could not take the boys away. She told them two
weeks ago when here that they would not see her
for a long while.
Wife of New York Physician Trie*
to Save Negro Cook.
[By Telegraph to Th« Trtbun».J
Milwaukee, Aug. I.— Mrs. E. W. Allison, of
New York, wife of a physician at No. 118 West
WHh street, to-day leaped from the deck of the
whaleback excursion steamer Christopher Col
umbus into the Milwaukee River In the effort
to save Milton Hull, a negro cook, who had
fallen into the stream.
Several hundred persons on the vessel saw her
throw off her outer skirts, shoes and hat and
dive from the upper deck, and as she dove
Frank Felrny, a one armed sailor, leaped from
the lower deck with a life preserver. The two
were unable to find the body In the dirty river,
but grappling hooks brought it to the surface
a little later.
Divorced Wife, a "Teacup" Bride, and Pre*
ent Spouse Quarrel in Street.
John H. Stousa. a diminutive Japanese valet.
whose wife, Mrs. Jennie Stossa, was divorced from
him some time ago after seven years of married
life which followed a "teacup" wedding ceremony,
was arrested last night with the divorced wife
and a woman about eighteen years old. who said
ehe was Mrs. Elizabeth Stossa.
Wife No. 2 declared, with a toss of her head,
that hers was no "teacup" service ; that she had
a bona fide marriage certificate. V\ ife No. 1 had
six children by ERossa. He acknowledged the
marriage and was ordered to pay her (!.• a month.
He says she refused to tuke the money.
AH three were talking loudly m iront or iso. «j
Wen Mth street last nigiit, where tho Japanese
and the woman who aays she is his wife live, in
tho heat of the argument wife No. 1 struck wife
No. 2. Wife No. 1 said that wife No. 2 used to be
a servant in htr household. All three were locked
up. cliurged with disorderly conduct.
Get a Good Lawyer and Keep Quiet, Says
Ex-District Attorney of Queens.
Ex-District Attorney Merrill, of Queens, who
has been retained by Joseph Adams, of Chester
Park, who shot his cousin last Saturday night,
sometime ago gave uterance to the following
remarkable statement, gathered, he said, from a
rather broad experience;
No man need ro to the electric chair if he
does two things— shuts his mouth tight and en
gages a good lawyer immediately after the
slaying. The law is such to-day that no per
son observing that simple rule need bo con
victed of murder in the first desre*.
Adams is the young bridegroom who slew
another bridegroom because, as his relatives
claim, the other man and his family had issued
statements derogatory to Mrs. Adams, his
bride. Adams himself has made no statement
whatever, save to say to Acting Captain Lynch,
of the Richmond Hill police station, that he shot
Bchmitzler in self-defence.
Coroner Ambler, at the inquest yesterday, held
Adams without bail to await the action of the
grand jury, tho coroner's jury having recom
mended such a course.
As the prisoner was being led from the room
a man, said to be a relative of the slain man,
sprang at his throat, crying: 'You coward:"
He was restrained by the ofllcers. who, however,
did not arrest him.
"There is nothing In this case." said Mr. Mer
rill after the inquest. "We will get this young
man off. He acted in self-defenco. His wife
had been defamed. He went to the house quietly
to see if the people there were the authors of the
anonymous postal cards ehe had been receiving.
He was attacked by two men, who used chairs
as clubs, and he defended himself."
Larger Yield Than Was Expected— to
Farmers $50,000,000
[By Telegraph to The Tribune.]
Kansas City, Mo.. Aug. I.— The wheat crop of
Kansas has turned our far beyond expectations
of any one who attempted to make estimates of
the output before the harvest. Up to July 1 the
general expectation was that the yield would
be less than last year. The thrashing has now
gone far enough to indicate that the state has
raised about ninety million bushels of wheat, or
thirteen million bushels more than in 1905, anil
with one exception the largest crop that Kan
sas has ever produced.
Some phenomenal yields are reported in nearly
every county in the state. Many fields produced
forty to fifty bushels to the acre, and there are
few counties that do not report tields yielding
thirty bushels or more.
At the present market values this years wheat
crop is worth $."i»Mi(K»,o(fc» to the farmers of
Kansas. The corn crop of Kansas promises
to be about 2<lO.<fc<O,<JUO bushels, worth about
Of more than one hundred reports regarding
the condition of corn, only eleven report fair
to poor, and all tho rest say the prospect Is
good to excellent.
Sage Heir Says He Has Judgments Against
Him for $25,000.
By Telegraph to The Tribune.]
Troy, X. V.. Aug. I.— James H. Sage has caused
to be known that the reason he contests the will of
his uncle, Russell Sage, is that there are judgments
against him sufficient to eat up th« entire bequest
of J25.000. Under these conditions, he would have
all to gala and nothing to lose by holding out for
|l,Cop.oiV>, or even $100,000. Certain Troy attorneys
say that James 11. Sago went through bankruptcy
proceedings two years ago und was discharged.
A transcript of judgment from Rermselaer County
was filed hero yesterday against Jam** H. Bago In
favor of Clarence H. Bahrenberg, Henry If. Bcnutte
and Henry W. Bahrenberg- for $39302. The judgment
km obtained In the Supreme Court of Renssclacr
County on February 5, 1893.
Stephen U. Angell. of Angell & Co.. has pur
chased the Graham estate at Hawthorne. West
chester County. Th* property contains two hun
dred and sixty-three acres, and. with the exception
(if the Fox Meadow property at Scaradale. Is the
largest «state south of Mount IClsco, having a
On our men's bargain menu.
St. Cloud shirts— good if rather
giddy E. & W. pleated negliges that
have been $3.50.
$2.50 now.
Any one at all of our split and
sennit straw hats.
si now.
Rogers, Peet k Company.
Three Broadway Store*.
258 £42 '■ 1303
Warren*. 13th si. 32nd at.
asyfcßSArs SSBEaSSs
geon. the grandfather of Mies Deborah GtahMfl.
who sold it to Mr. Angell.
Block Island Life Saver Fears for
Fate of Occupants.
Block Island. R. 1.. Aug. L— A gasolene launch.
with her engine broken as if by an explosion and
otherwise badly wrecked, was picked up off the
entrance of West Harbor late to-day by Captain
Sands, of the North Life Savings Station. The
launch had no occupants, and the only trace of
her identity was found in the name Allsa. which
■was marked on one of her propeller blades.
Captain Sar.cs said to-nigUt that while he had
no means of knowing what had become of the
occupants of th* boat the appearance of the
craft Indicated that there had been an explosion,
which may have resulted fatally to those oa
Detectives Say They Gave Man $500
— Grocer Threatened.
In the arrest of Attore Rice!, who gave his ad
dress as Mills Hotel No. 1. in Bleecker street, yes
terday afternoon in the store of Alfonso Sch!at
tino. an Italian wholesale grocer, of No. a Down
ing street, the police say they have run to earth
one of a large gang engaged in extorting: money
from wealthy Italians In this city by "Black Hand"
letters. Ricci was arrested by Detectives Bonand
and De Gerigo. attached to the staff of Detective
Sergeant Petrosini. engaged In running down
"Black Hand" operators. He is alleged to have
accepted a package containing $300 in marked bills,
to prevent the death of the grocer, his family and
a friend at the hands of the -Black Hand."
The detectives said that Just before they ar
rested the Italian he said in their presence that
the grocer's friend. Pasqua'.e Groco. who lives In
Brooklyn, had been kidnapped by the gang, and
would surely be put to death If the money was not
forthcoming. Schiattino is much worried over the
fate of his friend, as an attempt to reach Groco to
Brooklyn was made without success, and he fear*
that the boast made by the Italian may turn out
to be true. '
The Italian was arraigned in the J *p™°r. Market
Court before Magistrate Finelite. and held in $I.«*>
ball for further examination to-day. rmt . m{ve .
Two weeks ago Schiattino began to receive
"Black Hand" letters. An appointment was made
for tho Grand street elevated station. Schiattino
sent Groco as his representative. According «othe
detectives there was only one Italian on the plat
form. Groco asked him if he was waiting for any
one. "Yes. I am." replied the man. and if
Schtattino does not come up with the money we
W At 3!! r^ue^Vtris" Italian Oroeo went to the
Batter", where he met four other Italians, who.
herald were members of the gang Groco made
arrangement- for the cang to send a messenger
to Schlattlno-s store. The two detectives posed as
relative* of the grocer at the conference in the
"Detectives are searching for Oroco In Brooklyn.
W. C. Greene One of the Directors— M \y
Take in Greene Conso/.da.ted.
St Paul Aug. I.— Incorporation papers of the
Cananea Central Copper Company, of Duluth. were
Oled «ltfc the Secretary of State to-day. The capi
tal stock is 510.000.000. A filing fee of $5,025 was
paid into the state treasury. The directors of the
new company arc W. C. Greene. Cananea. Mexico:
J D Ryan. Butte, Mont.: James Hoaston. Calu
n'et 'Mich., and C. A. Duncan. G. A. Tomlinwrn. J.
B CottonT W. A. OK-ott. T. K. Colle and C. A.
Congdoa. all of Duluth. Duluth is the company's
Duluth. Minn.. Aug. I.— The mining properties
controlled by the Cananea Central Copper Company
are located in Csjianea, Mexico, and the presence
of W. C. Greene on the board of directors of the
company, which was incorporate-! in St. Paul to
day, lends color to a rrport that ha* been in cir
culation that the Greene Consolidated Copvcr
property, located at Cananea, may be taken into
th<- new concern.
Group of Bamboo Trees Puzzles Captain of
Clyde liner.
The steamship Arapahoe. of the Clyde Line,
reached port last night from Jacksonville, ana
reported seeing a moat novel sight, a floating island
of bamboo trees. Th* steamer was twenty miles
southwest by south of Diamond Shoal Lightship.
Just on the western edge of the Gulf Stream, when
It sighted a group cf trees floating northward.
"I was at a loss to know what it could bo fcr a
time." th 6 captain said, "but, when I took my
glasses. J could tee the group as plain as I see
you. There wen- fully a dozen trees. They seemed
to be compact ami ranged from fifteen to twenty
fret high. I recognized them as bamboo trees.
They seemed to bo Quito fresh and swayed to and
fro in the wind."
[By Telegraph to The Tribunal
Ithaca. N. V.. Aug. I.— "Juvenile crime is caused
by the breach between Immigrant children and
their parents made by education," said Edward L.
Stevens, associate superintendent of schools of
New York. in an addres? before the summer ses
sion of Cornell University this" evenlnj. "The
remedy is th«» education of the pnr?nt:\"
"In six months." snld Superintendent Stevens
"after the arrival of an Immigrant family In New
York the o'lults and the children are separated by
two hundred years in sympathy and Interest."
Plymouth. Macs.. Aug. Many well known men
cam© to Plymouth to-day to take part in tho
exercises in observance of the »»th anniversary
of the First Unitarian Church cf Plymouth. The
programme included sul.lr.-sses by Governor Curtis
Guild. Jr.; John D. Long. ex-Secretary of the
Navy; the Rev. Dr. Edward Everett HiU>. of Bos
ton, and rrnfe3»c»r K. '• '. Moore, of Harvard Uni
versity. Tl>>- First Church was organized a
Bcrooey. England, in KM*, by Separatists from the
Church of Kngland who desired more freedom
In their methods of worship. William Urewstt-r was
chosen older, and the early preu£hcr* were the
Rev. John Smith, the Rev. Rlehiurd Clyfton and the
Rev. John Koblneon. Driven from one place to
another by persecution, th*» little hand of dissenters*
tied to Holland In l«0s. In ICO. when the church
had grown to a membership of about three hun
dred, it was decided that one hundred of these
members should seek a new home In America
where they could have absolute religious freedom.
Ht-aded by Elder Brews they oniharke.l m
tho Mayflower. Untile; at Plymouth la December.
Boys get some plums, too.
Washable suits at $1.15. "
379 Russian suits, sizes 3 to 7
201 sailor suits, sizes 3 to 8.
Prices, were *1.7-3 to $5.
Rogers, Peet & Company.
Tfcrea Broadway Starts.
253 §« ,253, 253
oppeshs near eppesftj ':
City Hi!:. U=icn Sqpzzz. CttclejSj-^
Ac&noTTlffdsrea the C«»t>
World's Co!ursV*i» Exp,».:ion.
O*6«r trrtM your £•»:«-. or
MS-M7 West Wta Street.
'Pbon* Z!S Bryant.
Seed for Interesting Booklet.
Fitted «*ns3lete. tar m k|ir^
Travellers, sat Tacbtter.
130 mm* MS West 43d Street. r.t!
US West rorty-Crst street. New Xezlc.
Plumber Suspected of Causing L..-
plosion and Injury to Women.
A high explosive, which the police of th* Bed.
ford avenue station believe was a stick of th
namlte or a tomb, was exploded outside the
hall door of the apartments of Mrs. Mary Om,
a widow twenty-nine years old. on the secoat
floor of the four story tenement house at Na
2TU Wythe avenue. Williamsburf;, early ye>
terday morning: wrecking tha apartment
Thomas Owens, a walking delegate of a ploae
er*s union, who lives with his family oa to
third floor of tho house, was in the hall at tks
time, and his left arm was so badly in nuke!
that It was amputated later at the Eastern Dis
trict Hospi'.al. Mr*. Else Is also in the bosoMt
in a serious condition from her injuries.
Who set off the explosive is nut known. Mt
the police believe that Owens had something v
do with it They say he was angry tweaus*
noise in the woman's apartment kept Mb
Tenents m the house and in adjoining bonsai
aroused by the explosion found Mrs. Eisa •»•
conscious on the fir-ar of h^r kitchen, with tfct
door leaJlng to the ha!! blown away. She late?
accused Owwtia of having caused the exptoets*
Her ?*cc wsa filled wtth powder and he? «►
tire body wv; baoly lacerated.
Detectives following a trail of blcod from Ike
hall of the building to a Raines law hotel at
Kent and Metropolitan avenues, found Owens
unconscious on a landing at the top of t»e
building. He denied at the hospital that sS
had caused the exp!os!cn. He said he Ist
heard s. notsa in the hull and poin^ downs"trs
had found a man dressed in a Grand Army cr
form puundins on the woiiai's door. OWJ
says he told the man to go away and that the
explosion followed.
In investigating Owms's life the police ! 3
they found that he had been implicated Is ea
plosions before, and that ha recently wrecsel
th* interior of a saloon after having tn>Bl»
with th* proprietor Owns has t#cn active 1*
organizing plumbers' unions. They edsjMel
last night that they were trying to conae»
Owens with the recent explosions in Manhat
tan when non-union men were injured while e>
work. When he is able to leave the heejOM
he will be charged with felonious ass&ult.
Sheriff's Jury to Inquire Into Mr*-
Dixons Claims.
Justice White, in the Supreme Court la Broc&P
yesterday, ordered that a Sheriff's Jury be ■*
pointed to inquire* Into the amount of damages .tf 15
Mrs. Mary 11. Dlxon. who threatens to brine sell
against Senator P. If. McCarren to recover I2M.M*
lor deception and neglect.
Mrs. DUon charges that Senator McCarwa h^
her to .believe that a cemmon law niarrtage •••
va!!d, ba» thai she subsequently learned that •■*
marriages had been abolished a month before > v
went to live with him. Mrs. r>ix..i» further «taSe>
tlxat she accompanied the Senator to various pu-23
places of amusement and ha* been introduce* ••
his wife at a number of hotels.
According to the affidavit. a son was born to I • '•"■
Dixon while staying at the Clarendon Hotel. Broe>
lyn. on August ti. 1904. The chiM was aft^rwew
chHstene«l trick H. Mctarren, jr. Mrs. 522
charges thai the S«-iu»:or has ceased to •-■ontfMm"
to the support of her anU her ton. * H .
Tlie or.'.or asking for juil^m-nt by default awdW*
appointment cf the Jury was submitted by ■*?
Dlxpn'a counsel Attnched to the order was «5*%
tlnyU ft Julius* M«>n(!»lnaum. who »wears he *«•*■-
the iKomcM on th» d«fendnnt on June 24. 9ena»»
McCarrcn dented that he ha.a teen served wiy» ew
notice of the suit. ,
Senator McCanen. when seen yesterday. »■■
was too busy to talk of the affair.
[Ujr Ta!#rraph to Th« Tribune. 2
La Porte. Ind.. Aug. I.— lndiana Demecte*
leaders "cave formulated a clan to make Je»*
Mitchell, the !al»or leader, the candidate t»
Congress in the 7tU District to oppose OB
grcss:r>.an Overstrect. Republican, who fcAS liet*
rer.omir.atetl. irat will be oppose! by an *=;!'
pendent Republican us well as a Deuwcwg
candivtate. Mr. Mitchell's answer is cxpecqe
within a few days. It I* believed that he Wtßg
got tho svlld oranir.,l labor vote. Toe dlstr-'
!» now strongly Itcpublican.
!By TVlcsrsph to TT.» Tribune. 1
Toledo. Oh!o. Aug. Mrs. Beatrice OldfleW. •■•
was recently tilvorccu from Barney Ol«ltfc»ld^J*
aut-.:n:oMli.-t. wsa SMUllled here :o-viav bji a F'Vk
i»trai« :•» Vr-u luu. -. woiMlwurk**-. U.la? -■ .'.
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