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YouV ou LXV 11....X 0
Say He Will Devoir Time to Transit
Herbert H. Vreeland, president of the New
York City Railway Company, who was retained
by the receivers for that concern as their gen
eral manager, presented his resignation on Fri
day to the receivers. The fact became known
only yesterday. Mr. VreeJand gave as his rea
fon the pressure of personal affairs and other
business interests. The belief of some of those
conducting the present Inquiry into the railroad
stem's affairs is that Mr. Vreeland was
•forced out."
This belief, too. was held in some financial
circles, and there this resignation of the man-
Egrr for the receivers was declared to be an
indication of future resignation of his other
offices with the surface lines. Mr. Vreeland now
Is president of the Metropolitan Securities Com
pany, of the Third Avenue Railroad Company
and "of the Thirty-fourth Street Crosstown Com
pany, and bold! office or is a director In most
Of the subsidiary lines of the Metropolitan sys
Last night Mr. Vreeland. in a speech to the
members of the Metropolitan Street Railway
Association— the employes' benevolent organl
tation-at Carnegie Hall, declared that he was
abandoning the operating end to give attention
to reorganization -work. The hall was thronged
with employes, their families and friends. When
Mr. Vreeland appeared a burst of applause
greeted him. He told of the prosperous condi
tion of the association, and declared that Its
success lay in the fact that it enabled the offi
cials and men to come together at times and
gets each other's views. Then he went on:
I have but one more word to say to you, my
friends. As you are well aware, the financial
tad ; gal entanglements which unfortunately
have ar'Kcn in connection with the company's
affairs have made it necessary for me to give
BUenlion to matters which m era to be of more
pressing importance for permanent pood than
operating work. But you know, as I know, the
man who is to continue at the head of the oper
ating department: consequently, I need say no
more on that Int. but in a personal way I
*"»nt to say to «ach of you here that my atti
tude toward you has not changed, nnd will never
"■hangf.. and that every member of this organi
zation, which has become: in my judgment the
most efficient and loyal ever built up in any
■ttvet railway system, will always find my latch
ttrtn^ nut If I can be of any use to him.
M- rredand would fay little more than in
his formal speech In regard to the situation.
"You heard what T said from the platform,"
I" 1 said when asked about Ills resignation.
There's nothing more to say than that."
"Are reports that you were forced out of the
Place •rue?"
Mr. VreeJand laughed: "There's nothing to
that." he replied. "And there's nothing to any
sports that T shall resign my official con-
MctJon with the companies In the system. All
I nave to say I asld to the thousands in there
and In my letter to the receivers."
Answering other questions, he said that the
question of a receivership came so suddenly
i-at he virtually was forced Into the place of
Reneral manager.
Throughout the testimony of Lemuel E. Quip?
nd one or two othor witnesses, notably of
te!«i Hoorebead. Mart-, the Public Service Com
mission thpr « appeared much mention of Mr.
reeland as the man responsible for certain
ffairs Under <> uestlon - Mr. Qulgg, for instance,
•••* i that Mr Vntimn§ hired him as the
aaviser generally" for the company, and fre
anr tl F . C ° nßUll ' him In regard to legislation
that Xf affairs D - °- Moorehead testified
trie. . Vre . eland directed him to make the en
" s of payments to Quigg as they appeared,
H?^y Mr - Vreelan<i Presented the bill for
x7i* .?u!° r and expenses, audited and
Shm. himself. This tendency to saddle respon-
B.bidty on Mr. VreeUnd was so marked that
official who has followed the investigate
from the beginning remarked
«nalSoS... EeemS tO "• tleCte<S BCaPeS at
ekW h i n Y th "° rt Waa ideated, though.
OM« £< * Vreeland ' 8 jitter to the receivers
£b*r4 ii r ys T y tO him - His *""• dated oc
t*tZE2 ii r V2s*£ ?t to act M managerVor
r rvßignation as such manager
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■■Lz-ki'WL tsss^
OO OQO To-day fair.
—— ' — •*•'• To-morrow, partly cloudy s west winds.
(Fhotograph v.y the Pictorial Npws r-oinpany.>
Minister Wilson Demands Surrender
from Argentine Rebels.
Washington, Oct s.— The first news of the
reported Insurrection In Argentina from any
official source reached the State Department
t<.-day from Mr. Wilson, the American Minister
at Buenos* Ayres, who said that the mov<
appeared t» be co iflned to the province of Cor
, where it was formidable, and the P"v
ernment troops and rebels bad had two «>r three
:.\>-v*. Th«> rebels had forcibly taken pos
session of th»- steamer Las Palmas, the property
of American citizens, pvhlch U-d Mr. Wilson to
demand its surrender. Besides this the rebels
had seized several craft l.tionKinp to Italians.
which will probably lead to r» presentations from
Two Hundred Thrown Into Cellar
and Building Takes Fire.
Wat*- rbury, Conn., Oct. — By the collapse of the
floor In the North End Athletic Club, at No. 36
East Farm street, to-night, at a Republican rally,
two hundred men were thrown Into the cellar of
the building, lafidinp hi a utrufrgling heap in the
basement. As the door gave way a flying hoard
knocked a lamp from rts bracket and the building
caught fire. *>
In a mad scramble to get out of the cellar, many
of the men were trampled upon, and they became
panicstrlckf-n at the fil«ht of the lire. They fousht
each other In their tftorts to get out of the build
Harry Dean, ■ well known young Republican
worker, was among those at the bottom of the
heap, and when the police and firemen came to th«
rescue they found him lying on some boards un
conscious. He was sent to the Waterbury Hos
pital. His bead is badly cut and his face and
hands are burned.
John K. (Jewell, t!i<- Republican candidate for
Mayor, had just finished his speech as the floor
gave way. and was one of those carried down Into
the cellar. He was bruised and scratched and his
clothes wr-ro burn'-d find torn.
Sf-nator Irving Chase, who went down with the
mass, came out of the accident with several
nrraiclies and bruises. John Mordo was cut about
the head and John Dunn f-ufffr^d a broken lf-g.
Wallace Bcboneid r< Delved several cuts on the
head and hands, and It Is believed that he is in
ternally Injured. In lens than an hour the fire
was out and everybody resrued.
(Children on a fatal errand.
Flying Auto Kills One and Seriously Injures
. tha Other.
A speeding repair automobile of the Edison
Light Company crushed the life out of six-year
old Marie, Fargo yesterday at Lenox avenue and
116 th street.- At the same time Adeline Opper,
her little companion, was struck by the machine,
and badly Injured, though she probably will live. 1
The children ■ were, going on an errand from
their home, at No. 15 East 112 th street. By
standers say the automobile approached without
warning bell or trumpet. When the little bodies
were, picked up there were the usual cries of
"Lynch the driver!" The police Interfered
promptly, however, and arrested Anthony F.
Deerlng, the driver, of No. 4rft» West 49th street,
and Thomas Mawhlney. of No. 412 West 49th
street, his helper, on a charge of homicide.
Parrsborough. N. 8., Oct. 6.— A Norwegian
steamer, bound from Windsor. N. S.. for New York
with paster, went ashore to-day on the lower end of
Cape Blomidon In a southeast storm. She. lies on
the beach in a dangerous position and her bottom
is badly damaged. It is feared she will be a total
loos. .-■^,;..,. .... .*.. ., :
■ i • mph by th* 1
WeaUha Brewer Waives Extradition
and Hoes to Auhurn.
Toronto, () «t. ."• Herman Bsrtels, the w<
brewer of Syrai I to face trial .it
Auburn on a charge "f perjury. Th
ii<-. Ision of ids counsel this moi r J<i>
tlco Riddel] pronounced judgment,
Lginal vi it of habeas con ' l ; ->^'
been quashed when Bartela made
but li" saw no reason why -i second '-wit of
habeaa corpus should toot Issue
Hartley De'wart, i oun el I r, sui'i
that sucii an application might mean « delay •>!
six months. He thought it better for Bartele t..
waive ■ Ktradttlon and return to Auburn a)
The st.itc- ofAcers v>li-> were here then went t<>
Welland Jail and, taking chai
started for the States.
One Man's Leg Broken When Autos
Come Together.
Two big automobiles, one ;>t \uk\\ upeed
into ea.-h other on Riverside Drive, near i:\rn
street, last night Elbert M Wiley, who gave
his address to the police a the New fork v.whi
Club und his address at the J.^Hood Wright
Hospital as T'_M street and Riverside Drive, re
ceived a fracture of ;i leg. Harry Fi. t< !■•
of the New York Yacht Club, received fractures
of two ribs. Edward Pitgell, of Pittsburgh tli..
chauffeur of one of the machines, was locked up
on a charge of assault.
Pitgell was driving the machlm of A \i
Moon-, who came <>n from Pittsburg with a
party of women yesterday t<> me.-t an Incoming
steamer. Last nipht the party went t" the
Claremont Hotel for dinner. As they were leav
ing it and turning Into Riverside Drive the
other car titrufk them.
• The cars came together with buch great fore«
that one of the rear wheels of Moore's car s
torn completely from the machine. Everybody
in both automobiles was thrown out.
Philadelphia. Oct. s.— Frank P. C. Mariin.
alias "Judge Franklin Stone," was found guilty
in the T'niu-d States Court here to-day of
conspiring to use the mail* to defraud in con
nection with the Storey Cotton Company, of this
city, which was closed several yeara ago by tho
postal authorities. # Th.> jury w;is out nineteen
Tho government claimed that the concern col
lected more than $I,<XH),<RK> from persona
throughout the country for investment In cotton,
promising huge profits, but that this amount
was retained by tho promoters.
Following the exposure of the concern Marrin
and several others convicted with it fled to Eu
rope. Marrin returned to America and was ar
rcated in Buffalo.
Clifford W. Hartridge, formerly of the Thaw
couriseL was closeted with Lieutenant llerlihy. at
Police Headquarters, for half an hour last night,
and after hie visit a general confidential alarm was
sent out for the attorney's wife, whom he reported
as missing for the last three days.
Mr Hartridge drove up to Polios Headquarters
with another man In a cab, and said after his
visit that be thought Ids wife was temporarily de
[By Telegraph to Tho Tribune.]
Little Rock, Ark.. Oct. 5.-Judge Trleber, in the
federal Circuit Court hero to-day, dealt a death
blow to the Wingo foreign corporation act. passed
by the last Legislature, overruling the demurrers
of Attorney General Kirby to the federal court's
Jurisdiction in the case of the Rock Island Rail
road against O. C. Ludwig. as Secretary of State
of Arkansas, and the equity of the bill, and grant-
Ing a temporary ; injunction- restraining Ludwig
from revoking the Rock Island's charter tcr violat
ing Ux» \\w*~o act.
(Copyright. 1907, by Underwood & tTnderwoofl.)
New Crew of Stokers — Three Thou
sand Passengers on Hoard.
Liverpool. Oct. s.— With nearly 3.000 passen
gers of all classes "ii board, the Lusitanla left
here to-night "ii her second voyage to New
The t interested in thl trip, as
there . I -i real at
• .■ record of tin Hamburg-American
' -ili.-i tls ..f the
Punard companj are reticent, i>ut it la known
. ■!-•■ than two hundred • >!' the best b tokens
,hi. ;. r . on bo; la and that
hai •• l- • n mad.- to h.-!p
them Rtand I <■■ -train <•< shifting the enormous
v. hich th steamer » 111 con
M is said thai the British Adi ;a!!y la looking
to this voyi •!■..'■• ul speed powers, us
nt between the gov< rnn ent and the
Cunard ' irding th*
, „,, a year i :•;'»' ■ • Thi - i übsidy
is t.. b ■ r< duct l if thi agrc ed average of sjm ed is
not maintained
Among Hi> passengers <n board the Lusitanla
i Mark Hamburg, the pianist, who recently
returned here from a concert trii> in Smith
Africa. He l« now going t- the United States for
on of eight weeks, and Is ac impanied by
!:i.s wife, to whom he was married last
- a daughter of Sir Alexander MacKenste.
.ut d" Alta. ill- Portuguese Minister to the
United Stafc -. Dr. Robert Collyer, of New York;
Colonel James Elverson, of "The Philadelphia
Inquirer," and Mrs. Elverson; Senator Eugene
Hale. ..r Main.-. < '.cow Crbydon Murks, M IV.
and SlrQeorge Nlewnes, M. P., are also travellen
on the Lusitanla,
_ »
Wail Street Interests Said to Favor Him as
Democratic Presidential Nominee.
There was ■ report yesterday that certain
Wall Street Interests were throwing out lin.^
to see what chances there might be to have the
New Tort delegation fn the Democratic National
Convention Instructed for ex-Judge Judaoo Har
mon, of Cincinnati. In easting about for some
candidate to oppose Bryan, or some man who
might be .is radical, it is said they have turned
to ex-Judge Harmon and feel that there is a
possibility df getting for him not only the Ohio
delegation but also the delegation from this
Bx-Judge Harmon was United States Attor
ney General In the second Cleveland administra
tion, lit- l« a personal friend of J. Plerpont
Morgan and is mow engaged aa receiver or the
Cincinnati. Hamilton & Dayton Railroad, a Mor
gan property. In that connection he has made
frequent trips ?<> this city for some. time.
St Paul, Oct. 5. — Governor John A. Johnson
made a formal statement to-day that he is hot
and has not been a candidate for the Democratic
nomination for President. - He also states that
be knows W. J. Bryan is a candidate for that
honor and has been for the last three months.
(By Tel«Rraph l ° The Tribunal
Everett, Mass., Oct. lieutenant John J. Ktllin,
IT. S. N. (retired), died at his home to-day in West
Kverett, at the age of sixty-seven years. He worked
his way from the grade of ordinary seaman and
served in important naval engagements of the
Civil War, on the Suaquehanna, Rhode Island,
State of Georgia. New Ironsides and Wabash. He
tired the first shot from a federal ship at the
storming of Fort Sumter. IZ ;
Drink it right from the Press in Window.
1L T. Dtwey ii sSons, 133 Fulton St., K. Y.— AdvL
(Photograph by the Pictorial News Company )
Belated Steamer -Thirty Miles We*4
of Fast net at 11 OS P. M.
London. Oct. s.— The Cunard steamer Umbrla
was reported by wireless at 11:35 o'clock thirty
miles west of Kastru-t.
The American Line steamer St. Paul was sir
nall<d -23 mltefl west of the Lizard at 3 o'ckx k
this afternoon. The St. P;tul shouM r> ;uh
Plymouth at 5 o'clock to-mnrr<>w morning, ulrirh
will make her twenty hours behind hex record.
Said To Be Greatest Altitude Ever
Reached in This Country.
Washington. Oct. s.— The greatest altitude ever
reached by a kit • in this country, according to
Professor Henry, of the Weather Bureau, was
that recorded last Thursday at the Mount
Weather Station, in Virginia, when an altitude
of slightly more than twenty-three thousand
feet was attained. At that height a tempera
ture of 5 degrees below zero. Fahrenheit, was
recorded, It is Professor Henry's belief that
the kit.- will yet attain a higher flight.
For the last few days Mount Weather Bureau
has been conducting experiments in kite flying
with a view to determining the weather condi
tions at. various altitudes. For instance, a tem
perature of forty degrees was recorded at the
top of the mountains at ■ height of one thou
sand feet, while at a height of three thousand
feel the temperature was eight degrees warmer.
Professor Henry says that experiments in
kite flying have be<-n carried on in other coun
tries, where on altitude of 25.«» feet was
recorded' but numerous experiments In the New
England states have failed to reach such a
height. The temperature this afternoon about a
mile in the free air above the station was four
degrees above freezing, with a strong weal wind.
Defeat of Upper House Predicted
in the Cowing Session.
Edinburgh, Oct ."..—The Premier, sir Henry
Campbell-Bannerman, returned to the attach <>n
the H.. us.- of Lords this evening when, in aa
addrea a great gathering of Scottish
Liberals hen . he reviewed the aaeasurea which
had been rejected by that noose. Be dwelt
with vehemence ->n what he called Ike arrogance
and highhandedness of th.- Lords, and said he
hoped to see them In sackcloth and ashes before
another session had gone by/ It was the in
tention of the governmenl to s.-nd certain bills
back to the House of Lords; after their pas
sage, i>i" forma, by the House of Coanmotie
Whatever might be the result, the Premier said,
he believed lhat on the main issue the govern
ment must ultimately go to the country, and he
knew that it would nut appeal in vain.
Deep Waterways Convention Asks Aid of
Congress in Big Project.
Memphis, Oct i— The Deep Waterways' Asso
ciation convention adjourned sine die late to
day, after passing resolutions calling up-.r Coi
greaa for an appropriation suthVient to obtain a
fourteen foot channel from the Greet Lak-.s to
the i:ulf of Mexico, through the route already
aeleeted by army engineers. %
The next meeting "f the association will be
held in Chicago in HH»s. New Orleafca mad- a
Vigorous canvass for the convention, but with
drew in favor of Chicago.
Jamestown Exposition's Directors Accept
Resignation of J. M. Barr.
Norfolk, Va., Oct. .">.— Tho i.oard of dir
Of the Jamestown exposition accepted the resig
nation of J. M. Barr as director gaasral of the
exposition to-day. Alvah H. Martin, f.rst vice
president and governor of transportation of th?
exposition company, was elected to succeed him
and accepted the office.
Dresden Oct. 5-The Saxon sjunsiasssnl has be
ma proceedings before the Italian courts. dVmand
lnn that Slgnora Tosellt. the former crown princess
of Saxony and her husband. Signor Toselli. be
ordered to' deliver up the little Princess MSSMCS
IMa youngest daughter of the former crown prin
ceas. to representatives of the Kinjf of Saxony.
See Page 8, Part 6.— AdvU
Game Be ported Plenty Where Hit
Party Is Established.
fßy Telegraph to The Tribune.]
Stamboul. La.. Oct. s.— President Roosevelt
and his hunting companions are in camp about
fifteen miles from this plantation to-night. The
President left here at 10 a. m.. immediately
after the special train arrived from Memphis.
The President emerged from his car dressed in
khaki. Dm Lambert and Rixey. John Mi ll
henny and John W. Parker, who will hunt with
him. were also dressed for the canebrakes.
Horses were waiting at the company's store
when the President arrived, and it Is said that
a' bear steak dinner will be enjoyed this even-
Ing. Holt Collier has killed two bears within
the last few days.-
Assistant Secretary Latta. an executive clerk,
and the two Secret Service men who accom
panied the President to Stamboul. are quartered
in the plantation store. Their beds are cots
and their food will for a few days be the con«
tents of tin cans. Tents have been sent for, but
are not expected for several days. •
Advices late to-day were that the President
and his party had reached their camp on the
Tensas River. It was also announced that the
President would spend Sunday quietly, and that
early Monday he would start on his first
hunt. According to old hunters, conditions are
Ideal for several days of bear hunting.
The camp is on the bank of the Tensas River.
about ten miles from railroad or telegraph con
nection. The dining tent stands under* two trees
and is between the President's tent and the
river. The President has quarters furthest
from the river, with the entire camp in front of
him. The guests' tents are immediately in
front, while ••:. the river bank are ihe servants
and guides' quarters and the kitchen. A big
teal somewhat removed from the main group
has been pitched fee the horses of the party.
Vines hanging from the trees about the camp
make a. thick screen, which shuts in the small
white canvas village. Reeds grow thickly, in the
foreground. The Tens.is is little more than a
good sized creek at this point. Eleven tents
have been [itched within a stone's throw of the
river. Five will be occupied by the white mem
bers of the party, and two by the negro guides
and servants.
Game in abundance, with fresh bear tracks all
about the camp, is the prospect awaiting the
President. Two hunters charged with the duty
of supplying fresh meat for the camp shot two
big bucks yesterday not far from where the
President's tent is pitched. Squirrels are nu
merous, and plenty of ash can be aught in the
Tensas. The servants will hunt for small game*
and aid in providing for the larder of the party.
The President will not be disturbed by visit
ors, as the camp is ten miles from a railroad
and in a ~ section of the country that never
heard a woodman's axe before work on the
ramp began.' Every possible preparation has
been made for the comfort of the party, a.nd all
day yesterday and this morning men were at
work building «hams and arranging tents.
•In spite of a steady rain. Xorther.st Louisiana
turned out, this morning to welcome the Presi
dent when his t.ain arrived at Lake* Providence.
Several . thousand ■ persons were in the crowd
and the President arm cheered several minutes.
He had intended to speak from the r*ar plat
form" of , his car. bur a large stand had been
erected by the East Carroll Parish committees
which had the. reception in charge, and th 3
President wa<* asked to aJdress the assembla^ji
from this stand, which was decorated with cot- .
ton and rice. It was a source of pride to every
man. woman and child for many miles arour.c!.
and had ii.c President failed to deliver hU
speech from it keen disappointment would ha.-t?
been felt by the , whole parish. President
Roosevelt appeared to appreclct » this sentiment,
for ha said. "I must speak to the good people
of Lake Providence frena the stand which they
have been kind enough to build for me." and.
taking the arm of Representative Joseph E. •
Ranadell. he ascended the steps to the platform.
President Roosevelt was introduced by Con
gressman Ransdell. •
"There la only one thing." the President said.
"to excuse In * >man Ransdell's speech.
and that is when a man is a mighty good fellow
he is apt to attribute to other people the sa"%e
qualities he has himself. I have found while
President that there are some men upon whom
I i..ii 'absolutely depend to do what they deem
best tor their country. Notable among these is
Mr. RandsdelL
•I have come down here now because I realms
that one of the greatest natural advantages ii
the South is the Mississippi River, and tfc*
whole nation must do Its part in improving the
"I want to speak about one thing that always
impresses me. that I have always talked about
'lv. -travelling through this country. Sine* 1

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