OCR Interpretation

New-York tribune. [volume] (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924, October 14, 1907, Image 1

Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1907-10-14/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for

V OL LXVII ...N° 22,247.
Austrian Sovereign Xo Worse —
Temporary Regency.
Vienna, Oct. 13. — The circulation of many un
founded reports regarding the Emperor-King's
condition caused groat public anxiety to-day,
and thousands of persona gathered in the park
purroundins the palace In order to be reas
ture3. Information obtained direct from the
Emperor-King's household shows that his maj
esty VB& considerably better, both in health an 3
spirits this morning. He passed an excellent
ritlit. sleeping until C o'clock, when he awoke
and ate a mure hearty breakfast than usual.
The physicians made an examination In the
afternoon, which pointed to the possibility of
the development of further catarrhal inflamma
tion. His temperature later slightly Increased,
but his majesty retained his spirits and received
the Foreign Minister, Baron yon Aehrenthal. He
n!?o gave an audience to several high official?,
after which he made an unsuccessful attempt to
din?. The physicians are of the opinion that
thf lc.=s of appetite does not arise from the fever,
but is the consequence of the Emperor-King's
recent complete confinement indoors. They con
sider this symptom not serious.
His majesty sat up all day. There seems to be
n> Likelihood at present of pneumonia, but ex
treme precautions .•■•-■ to prevent further
chill- Hitherto no bulletins have been Issued,
but if lii« majesty la stricken with pneumonia
daily bulletins will be published.
The Emperor-King has repeatedly asked to be
taken into the open air. savins: that he bad 1" D
used to it all bis life and that otherwise he could
not recover quickly. The physicians refused the
The establishment of a regency is planned for
October !♦?. when the Ausgleich must be laid be
fore both houses of parliament. This can be
done only if the Emperor lias sanctioned the
bill, and. as his majesty is unable to discuss the
matter with his ministers, a temporary regency
■will be necessary.
Diplomats at The Hague Discuss
Austrian Conditions.
Th* Hague. Oct. 13. -Emperor Francis Jo
seph's condition Is being closely watched by the
diplomats here, especially by those belonging
to the Trip Alliance.
A cipher telegram from Vienna received by a
loading diplomat here to-day says that the opti
mistic reports of the condition of the Emperor-
Kir.g are Issued purposely, bo as not to alarm
the people, but that in reality the doctors are
anxious, fearing the growing weakness of the
patient, which is due chiefly to Insufficient nour
ishment and lack of Bleep because of the cough.
The gravest danger, the dispatch says, which
la not mentioned In the offical communications,
la from the heart, which may be too weak to
•withstand the general depression. The telegram
ends by paying that the feeling of regret over
the condition of the Kmperor-King, both at
home and abroad, is touching.
The delegates are discussing the question of
what would happen in t,as" of the death of the
monarch. The diplomats, some of whom know
the situation In Austria thoroughly, say that
Because the dismemberment of Austria and
Hungary at the death of the Emperor-King has
been so often predicted it will not happen, the
authorities being prepared for such an event
and having long since planned the severest
measures to maintain order and to check with
out mercy any separatist movement, especially
•. Hungary. Bohemia and Trieste. They admit.
however, that the death of the Emperor-King
would have great Influence on the internal and
foreign policy of the government, as his suc
cessor will not command the same Influence over
the people or have the sympathy which they
have accorded Francis Joseph.
Internal troubles may thus be postponed, but
-*-rhap3 not altogether averted in the future,
while Austria's position in regard to Germany.
from one of perfect equality due to the respect
rommanded by Francis Joseph, may become
somewhat dependent. Furthermore, the con
stant Austro-Italian friction may be dangerously
augmented under the new Emperor, who is
known to profess a decided leaning toward cleri
A prominent Austrian, now in The Hague, ex
presw d the opinion to-day that it would not be
at all Burprislng if the orthodoxy of the Austrian
court under the new Emperor would give fresh
Impetus to a movement which would rauno a
rupture with Italy, and even dissatisfy the
Vatican, as the present Pope, although owing
Ma election to the veto put upon the sele. Uon
of Cardinal Rampolla by Emperor Francis
Joseph, does not wish to see a revival of the
acute Etage of feeling between Church and Btate
in Italy.
Steel Steamer John W. Moore Goes Down in
Collision — One life Lost.
Detroit, Oct. 13. — One man was killed and the
steel steamer John W. Moore was sunk early
to-day In a collision between the Moore and the
Queen City in the Detroit River just above the
L'me Kilnn crossing. The Queen City is at the
Ecorse yard of the Great Lakes Engineering
%York«. with her bulwarks flattened to the deck
and her forepeak filled with water.
The two b learners met almost head on. and
the Queen City crushed in the bows of the John
W. Moore aa far back as the pilot house. Dun
can Mclntyre, of Sombru. OnU, the wheelsman,
»aa asleep In his room on the port side of the
John \V. Moore, and was crushed to death in
the collision, and his body carried down with
the steamer. It was recovered to-day by a
Thf John W. Moore was upbound with coal,
■ad the Queen City was downbound, towing the
l*n?e No. 132. both ore laden. The John W.
Moore is owned by Frank M. and M. O. Os
bome. of Cleveland, and Is 246 feet long. The
Queen City ia owned by the Pittsburgh Steam
•Wp Company.
Baltimore, Oct. 13— A dispatch from Cape
Henry to the Maritime Exchange here states
that the barge Saxon, lumber laden, which
*'a« being towed by the steamer Katahdin. o."
Ufeorgetown, S. C. to New York, stranded thirty
miles north of Cape Hatteras at midnight lasi
Kight. The captain and two men ot the barge
*ere drowned. "Fred" Lunt. another of the crew,
to reach the shore, and was plcjteu
UP by the lifeaavera.
Th« barge appears to be full of water, with
the sea washing over her, and the deck load of
lumber is coining ashore.
Watertown, N. If., Oct. IS. — After doing a buck
»ud wing dance for a number of friends to-day,
■■ Margaret liafferty, of this city, complained of
•**n« Ul, and an hour later, died. So violently did
Hiss naCerty dance that >■•.< ruDtered an artery
«*dln* to the heart, hemorrhage ca.u'slu* death.
To-day, fair and uarranr.
To-morrow, fair; variable «ind-.
Animal Escaped Saturday Because
Dogs Were Absent.
I By Telegraph to The Tribune. J
Statnboul, La., Oct. 13.— Scores of negroes
came Into Btamboul this morning from miles
around to get a view of the President, but were
eorely disappointed, as he did not make his con
templated change of camp. Instead of moving
his hunting quarters to Tensas Parish, it ia be
lieved be will remain where he Is now, in the
vicinity of Hear Lake, until October 21, when be
is due to ko to Vicksburg on his way hem.- to
ii was learned to-day that the Preaident got
sight of hia first bear yesterday, and the view
so encouraged him that be determined to re
main. Instead of moving, as was planned on
Friday. Had the hunters been accompanied by
bear dogs yesterday, it is believed that they
would have bagged bruin In Bhort order, bui the
pa«k thai was with them was composed of cata
mount dpgs, which refused to t""!i'>u- the bear's
trail. As a result, the l car clipped through the
canebrake ana disappeared, after giving the
hunters only a fleeting view of his dark form.
At 4::;i> to-morrow morning, or as soon as they
«-an see t. follow the dog 3, tin- bear pack will
be taken to the spot wb< re the bear was sighted,
and the trail will be take;, up and followed until
it is either lost or leads them to the animal that
made the great humanlike footprints In the mud.
untera are confldeni from the many signs
they saw yesterday that there are other bear in
the vicinity, and they ur< hopeful of giving the
. ni a chano t.< 51,.>,.t several i»-ar this
week. If the Presi lent gets -i bear the planters
say lie will deserve even more than ordinary
credit for the acnievement, for the bears are
thin and 11< c. and wiry. A month hence, after
they hav< :_• I the i ■ iv« s on acorns, they
!::i and Blow, and much easier to kill
John M. Parker, who is managing the prepara
tions for the hunt, cancelled to-day the order
given on Friday for the President's special
train, and it was not sent to Stamboul If the
lV''si.i.Mit should by anj i hance change his mind
again before the w«.-u is over and expresses a
•.\ • to the catnp :■•',-■'
trail can be In Vicksburg
on a few hours \ i tant Sei r< tary
• a journey out t.^ the ■ amp to-day on
i k. but up to a late hour to-night had
noi returned. 11 •■! thai he will
the night In • amp, and n tun on to
fuadllla. .;,.<>.; 1 " • .i ■.-•-. . tw»nty

1 | ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ' • :

swamp on i !>•'• l laddox farm, and pi
i ould c:iv<- him real spoi i .
Motorman Caught by Moving Train
at Coney Island.
Clark Tittner, a motorman of the Brooklyn
Rapid Transit Company. was caught in the si.- ••
of an Incoming train at the Culver terminal at
Coney Island ami dragged several feet and in
stantly killed last night. Tlttncr was crossing
the tracks at 'his point nn<l apparently did not
notice the aproachiag train. Before He could
get out of the way he was caught and knocked
When Tittner\s cries were heard there wan a
panic on the tra'n. Several tried to get off the
cars, and some of the women became hysterical.
An ambulance from the Coney Island Reception
Hospital was summoned, and Dr. Ebersole, who
was In charge, said that the man was crushed
to death. The dead man lived at No. 0018
Third avenue. The motorman of the train was
Frederick Slymm, of No. 82 16th street. He was
arrested on a charge of homicide.
"The Graphic's" Balloon Crosses Sea
and Lands in Sweden.
Gothenburg, Sweden, Oct. 13. — "The Daily
Graphic's" great balloon, which left the Crystal
Palace. London, last night, lias SUCOB4 d<-d in ita
attempt to break the oversea record. The l>al
loon crossed the North Sea to Denmark and
travelled over Scandinavia with great pix'.-i).
Bt-arings wire lost In a f«i^, and a. perilous de
scent was made at Krockin, Sweden, at 1:30
o'clock to-(Jay.
Father and Daughters Suffocated
After Betrothal Party.
Qloversvllle, N. V., Oct 13. — Solomon Frank
and his five- daughters lost their lives during a
Jir<- at their home here early to-day, half an hour
after a. party of merrymakers had left the bouse,
where they hail celebrated the approaching nup
tials of the second daughter, Dora. Only tho
mother and two infant sons escaped. The dead
are: .Solomon Frank, forty years old, and hia
daughters, Sarah, twenty-one years old; Dora,
nineteen; Rose, seventeen; Minnie, twelve, and
Mary, ten.
All were suffocated by smoke, which filled tho
rear of the house in which they had retired.
That portion of the building waa destroyed and
the bodies were recovered from the ruins by
Mr. Frank was a prosperous glove cutter,
whose home was the scene of occasional social
gatherings of the circle of which his daughters
were a part. Dora was to have been married
early in December, and last night her parents
gave her a betrothal party. The festivities con
tinued until 1 o'clock this morning, when the
party broke up. Soon after the girls had re
tired Mrs. Frank discovered the flames, which
apparently originated from a defective chimney.
She gave the alarm, but was able to save only
her two little boys and herself. The father lost
his life in attempting to reach his daughters,
who were overcome by the smoke while seeking
exits. The positions of their bodies when found
indicated that they had left their beds and made
futile efforts to escape from the windows.
Twenty baseball players were arrested yesterday
afternoon on the Brighton Oval, at Atlantic avenue
and Bcrriman street. East New York, members of
the Brighton^, the home team, and of the Howard
Baseball Club. The arrests were made by Captalu
Thomas Cullen by orders of Police Inspector
O'Brien, who was present.
Two games were scheduled, and one was played
without Interference from the police. The second
game had progressed as far aa the close of the
seventh Inning before the arrests were ordered by
Inspector O'Brien.
The police said that several officers purchased for
25 cents each several alleged membership tickets
that entitled them to entrance to the grounds and
seats in the grandstand. The tickets, they allege,
were bought in cigar stores and saloons in the neigh
borhood. John Grim furnished ball for tho twenty
at, tho station Lousa.' ■
Shots Fired in Scrimmage Over
Registratio n A rrest.
There was a riot just outside the night court
late last night arising from an arrest lor alleged
false registration. Two policemen had a lively
tiirht for their lives before aid came. Several
■■hots were fired and two men were badly beaten,
Michael Baiter, known as "Nigger Mike,"
owner of a cafe at No. U* Pell street, was ar
rested on the complaint of Nathaniel and Abra
ham Harrison, cloakmakera of No. 27 Division
street, and held to $:><"> bail by Magistrate
Wahle. He protested violently against his ar
rest. The doors of tin- courtroom were locked
for several minutes because of the disturbance
he made
The spectators In court at the time Btood In
their seais t<> watch the m- ir-e. and there was
general c infusion. Salter was finally forced in
side tin- railing and quickly arraigned.
l do not know what I am arrested for,™ he
said to the magistrate. "1 am told that I am
charged with registering falsely. That ia not
bo. lam a captain In Tom Foley'a district, iQd
1 have done nothing wrong. I registered from
No. •"•_• Henry street, where l should.
■•I happened to be here at the court to -night
to do a kindly act. Some one wanted me to p<>
on their bail, and I came here for thai purpose."
As Salter was being led lack toward the
prison. Patrolmen Mendleson and Kennedy, who
are attached to th urt squad, hurried out of
the m with a man. As they reached the
steps in Six'h avenue Mendleson grabbed Frank
Eppstein, of No 312 Easi 14th sir.-, i. who
had threatened iiim. A struggle ensued. Epp-
Htein called for help, and Joseph Grimm, a
pugilist, of No .7 Madison Btreet. It is alleged,
grappled with Mendleson. Then Kennedy went
t • Mendieson'a assistance. The four nun strug
gled about the sidewalk and a mob ol friends of
the two men lotned In
Finding themselves outnumbered, both po
licemen drew their revolvers. Mendleson raised
his above the heads of the crowd and fired a
shut. Grimm then, he says, came forward and
again Mendleson pulled the trigger or the gun
as it pointed at th.' man. The cartridge tailed
to explode, and undoubtedly Grimm's life was
saved. Other shots were then fired In the crowd.
The shouts of the policemen and the tiring
were heard In the courtroom, and noon half a
dozen policemen appeared. Then Grimm and
Eppstein were overpowered, but not before
being beaten over their heads with nightsticks.
The courtroom In the mean time was in an
uproar, and Magistrate Wahle and th« clerks
ordered all th« policemen out Into the court
room to prevent any further disturbance^ Orlntin
and Bppstein were taken into the courtroom,
arid the Magistrate adjourned court until quiet
was restored.
Eppstein received such an tig! cut on iii<>
head from a nightstick that Lieutenant Tims
summoned an ambulance from St. Vincent's
Patrolman Kennedy had his knee 1-ailly cut
In the fight
Grimm, according to tha police, was only re
cently •itdiarajad from B* Di m Hospital. Tr r\
recent lixht, the police Kay, Grimm had his Jaw
Later Magistrate Wahle raised Baiter's bail to
Eppstein was also charged with false registrar
Ex-Assemblyman James P. Nowcomb present
ed the charge against Suiter for the Hani
Company Threatens to Stop Will
iamsburg Lines.
Notices were posted yesterday on the premises of
the Brooklyn Ferry Company of New York, which
operates the 23d, 4"Jd. Broadway. Roosevelt and
Grand street ferries, announcing that tb<^ premise*
would be used tor other purposes soon.
The city baa already considered buying tha ferries
operated by the company, but the price demanded
waa so high that the deal did not go through.
The American Peer Takes Out Naturaliza
tion Papers in Great Britain.
London, <>'t. 13. — Lord Fairfax has taken out
naturalization papers a.s a Brittsh citizen and
now will he entitled to sit in the House of
Lords. He has lived In England almost con
tinuously since he came here to attend the
King's coronation.
Albert Klrby Fairfax, twelfth Baron Fairfax of
Cameron, in the peerage of Scotland, waa Umu hi
Maryland In 1<!TO. the son Of Dr. John Contee Fair
fax an<J Mary Baroness Fairfax, a daughter of
Colonel Edmund Klrby, U. 8. A.
Girls Indignant Over Concerted Action by
Department Stores.
| By Telegraph to The Tribune. ]
Pittsburg. Oct. 13.— Plttsburg department stores
are waging war upon the high pompadours which
many of their female clerks have been wearing-.
One store dismissed twenty yesterday, anil smaller
stores dismissed as many more, concerted action
having been decided upon.
The principal objection to the pompadour la that
the girls spend too much of their time before
mirrors, seeing that it is "standing up all right."
Another objection is the allegation of the store
managers that It is unsanitary, it is particularly
objectionable In the grocery departments, where, it
is asserted, the girls smooth out their hair every
two minutes and then handle the food which they
There was great indignation when the order
abolishing the pompadour was issued. The girls
declared - It to be an outrage and an interference
with their rights in a free country.
Pittsburg Man Makes $42,000 on Chicago's
Victory Over Detroit.
[Bjr Telegraph to Thf Tribune.]
Pittsburg, Oct. 13.— Shad CSwillinm. the Plttsburg
sporting man, made a fortune on the ba9eball se
ries Just closed between Chicago and Detroit for
the world'n championship. The night before the
serieß opened, at the Auditorium Annex, in Chi
cago, Gwilliam bet JM.OOO to M2.0U0 that Chicago
would win the series. Most of it came from De
troit men. The only bet that he did not win was
one for $5,000 that Chicago would capture the first
game. As it was a draw, the money was taken
In the world's championship series between Bos
ton and Pittaburg Gwiliiam lost $29,000. He won
$10,000 when the Giants beat the Athletics, and lost
$30^000 when the Chicago White Socks defeated the
Chicago Cubs.
that xnada tha highball famous.— AdvL
Virginia «S Southwestern, of the
Southern System, Susjiends.
[By Telegraph to The Tribune.)
Asheville. N. C, Oct. 13.— The Virginia &
Southwestern Railway, which was sold last
June to the Southern Railway for $lO.<M>.<X>O,
has suspended operations o« account of the new
rate Jaw.
it is stated that the abandonment of this road
was made necessary by the failure of the South
ern to provide sufficient Improvement funds
with which to carry it on.
With the advent of hostile railroad legislation
in North Carolina and other Southern states,
the subsequent litigation over the reduction of
passenger fares and the tumbling of railroad
stocks and bonds, it was announced that the
Southern Railway, unable to market its •"?•>•'.
(mm».(hm> improvement bond issue at a reasonable
value, had determined to cut off much con
templated new work and to abandon much
proposed double track. This policy of curtail
ment has been pursued and much work along
the Southern system has been stopped.
The Virginia & Southwestern Railway extends
from Appalachla. Va.. to Mountain City. Term.,
127.3 miles; Rex ford to Buladeen. Term, 11 miles;
Mount to Elisabeth, Term., 1 miles; a. total of 131
mil's, it has been operated under contract with
the Louisville & Nashville from Appalachla to Nor
ton, eleven miles, and with the Norfolk & Western
Railway from Norton to Tom's Creek, Va., eleven
mil. The total length of all line* operated on
June 30. 1906, was Id miles.
The company was chartered January I*. Ma*, '"
take title to the railroads of the South. Atlantic &
Ohio Railway Company and the Bristol, Elisabeth
ton .<• North Carolina Railway Company. It Is
controlled by the Southern Railway Company
through 'ownership of it* entire capital stock.
The rolling stick on June 30, 1908, included twen
ty-one locomotives, seven passenger cars, two bag
gage cars. 1.292 freight cars and thirty-nine service
i-.irs. During the year ended June M. IMS, trains
were run "I,^»'i miles, 157.595 passengers were car
ried and 1,250,607 tons of freight moved. The earn
ings were $1.0>j9.33ti, the operating expenses $fM.102
and the net earnings 1*00.968. Th#« following pay
ments were made: Interest on bonds, $I<>\iXO; inter
est aii'l discount. $2*591; taxi . 136.187; total, lIiI.TTS;
surplus. $218,55 C.
Th.i general balance sheet oh June .*V>. iyf\
showed: Capital stork. $2,000,000; funded debt. C
(ino.OOO; vouchers an<l payrolls, 181.195; current Ua
oilitlof--. $*-,;c»: Income f»r year. BM -■>: Mils pay
able, $300.000;. Loulsvlllfl A N'ashviUe Railroad dou
ble tunnel Interest account, $3,120; car trust cer
tificate Interest accrued. $2,1©; .-ar trust certtn
t;i!«-.-<, ».■;>..>«(; tux<-s. $JM74; total. $."..11 i.030. A ■ an
off.st.t ih«-r>- were tlu-jse Items: Roadway and struct
ures. j:i.:.>c.("c;; equipment, $1,172,783; stock of Ren
oral material. $64,201; due from agent*. Individuals
and comiianlen, f1T7.».".. cash on hand. $33,014; se
curities owned. $33,730; total. $5,114,030.
The funded debt ronylstdl of $£on>.nno m<jitcap.' 5
I"t cent 100-year gold bonds, duo January 1. 2<»C,
imprest January 1 ami .i i : 1 % 1; coupon bonds, $1,000
each, registerable ;is to principal only; principal
urn! lnt»-n>«t guaranteed by the Virginia Iron. Coal
and Coke Company, secured by •first mortgage, on
th<- company's property, the trust*-** beiriK the
Morton Trunt Company, New York r"ity.
Th" cir trust («rtlflcat»a outstanding June '.ft,
•'««.. w«-r« in two Issues. .i» follows: $>>,750 45 of 5
P*r cent coupon certificates, balance of $as>.ooo
•laftd October 1. . 1202; <>r.o certificate of fl r « S3.
payable monthly.' Interest "Ajiril I and October 1.
and J1"J3.7T4) of 5 per ci^nt coupon certificates, bal
ance of $37Ti.<">> drited May 10. OS; one certificate
pf $6,20 payable monthly, Interest payable May 10
mid November 10. The trustee' of both issues is
th^ Virginia Iron. Coal and Coke Company.
Tlie iliret-tors on Jun« 30. 1»»j. were Grant B.
Schlcy, K. .1 Bern Jam* ■ McN< il and Watson
H. Pickerman, of New York: Walton Ferguson
and Henry K. Mi Harg, of Stamford, Conn., and
John H. Newton, of Bristol, Wu The officers wore
Henry K. McHai president; John R. Newton.
vice-president and general manager; J. W. «*ure.
secretary ami treasurer, mid Charles H. Colebrook,
n.xMytnnt secretary. The **neral offices are at
Bristol, Va.. and the New York oft.co la at No. M
Wail street.
Lient. Sutton Uses Second Revolver
Wlun One Weapon Is Seised.
Annapolis. Ocl '.•'.. -Second Lieutenant James
M. Sutton. jr.. T'niteil States Marine forps. is
. i . i . ; at the Naval Academy barrleka, having
Ji.id a bullet Into ln.s head. A board of inquiry
detaile.i by Superintendent Badger of the Nay ii
Academy ha.s prvpaxed a report which will be
submitted to the Navy Department. Sutton h:ui
been iiwroaw of late, fancying ins fellow utßoara
wen alighting him, and be ia supposed to hay.
became mentally unbalanced.
From the best information obtained. Button, In
company with Second Lieutenants K. K. .Adams
and X IV Roelker, returned to the marine camp
at 1:90 o'clock thi« morning, after havtog at
t- nded a dance given at the Academy. Shortly
afterward Button is *aid to have been round on
the road nearby with a revolver in his right
hand. Several fellow otiicers attempted to dis
arm him. This they succeeded in doing, but
not before the weapon was discharged in SOOM
manner, and Ueutenanta Adams and Hoeikcr
receivi d slight wounds.
Button, it is said, then look another revolver
from hi* blouse, and tlivii the fatal shot into
his brain. He was twenty-two years old, and
the son of James N. Button, of Portland, «>re.
lie was formerly a midshipman of the present
senior class, but resigmd m his third claaa year.
Lawyer* Sister Struck at Crossing
on Way to Church.
Mrs. Oeorge O. Linkletter, slater or Andrew
J. Onderdonk, S New- York lawyer, while cross
ing the traiks or the Long Island Railroad al
Mineola yesterday afternoon in a carriage was
struck by a train and instantly killed. Mr. On
derdonk own* a large country estate at Man
basset, which he bought two years ago, and ajajoc
then Mrs IJakletter had been living there.
She had started to go to the cathedral in Gar
den City. The approach to the railroad track*
at Mineola is through a low cut, and a emu!'
hill on the east of the road concealed the train
There la no flagman at this point, and the trair
rame along noiselessly, as. it usually does when
approaching the station there, and Mrs. Link
letter hart no warning of the danger
The train struck the carriage and hurled he'
to the side of the road. Her skull was cnishe
and she evidently died instantly. The horst
escaped injury. Several persons playing on th*
golf links near by rushed to the scene, and an
ambulance from the Nassau Hospital was sum
moned^ When It arrived the body was removed
to the hospital on the orders of Coroner Weeks-
Later in the evening a brother identified thf
body and took tt home. An inquest will be held
to determine the blame for the accident.

The Rr*-u.test tourist thoroughfare in America ,
HsdaonXtrU D:iy Lino, unsurpassed service. — Advt. J
Run Dozen on Biidge, He Diet on
Way to Newark Hospital.
Alfred Genull, ten years old, of No. 117 Park
avenue. Newark, was run down by an automo
bile owned by ex -Judge Thomas F. Noonan, of
Bayonne. and driven by Howard Peterson, his
chauffeur, at the Harrison approach of the
Bridge street bridge crver the Passaic River yes
terday afternoon, and died while being hurried
to St. Michael's Hospital, in Newark, in the au
tomobile. Seated In the car at the time of the.
accident besides the chauffeur were Mrs. Noo
nan, her daughter. May. ten years old; Mrs.
Ignatius Noonan, of No. ."kS West 7'_' d street.
New York, and Mrs. Uenevieve Malone, of No.
.".". West 12Sd street. New York.
The accident occurred in view of hundreds of
men and women who were crossing the bridge
toward Newark to witness the demonstration of
the Holy Name societies. There luul been sev
eral trolley cars blocked owtnaj to the procession
which were Just starting on their way when the
Noonan automobile came akMKg. The boy start
ed to cross the bridge and sprang out from be
hind S car directly in front of the automobile,
which, tii" police aattd, was going at a normal
speed. The hoy was knocked down and the
chauffeur brought the <ar to a sudden atop,
throwing the women from their seats.
Peterson picked the lad up in his arms, and
at the direction of Mrs. Noonan placed him in
the machine and started to the hospital. Alder
man Sullivan, of Harrison, witnessed the acci
dent ;md ion., wed the automobile t>< the hospi
tal, when he learned the boy was dead he got
into communication with the notice and Ser
geant Tracey in Nt vvark ordered the entire
party taken to the police station, and there
IVter.-on was locked up and the other occupants
of the machine were paroled as witnesses.
Patrolmen Forced to Draw Revol
vers Before Arrest,
Acting on orders from Deputy Commlsaiener
CVKeeffe, five motor cycle patrolmen, commanded
by Sergeant Samuel Johnson, made a crusade
■ ■
i Borough yesterday, T>-n arrests were
: ide. To make two of the prisoners submit to
rapture it was n< r the police to draw
their revolvers. Several of the men ai
the policemen lively chases bej
i aptui
.\ ?ii^ii power automobile, in which were Will-
SVolfe and bla son John, of No. 35*5 G
wood avenue, Richmond Hill, was iha--
Patrolman Grace for nearly a mile When Ihw
occupants saw that Grace waa sail boa on i
ir w.'.s turned Into Puntlne .*tre. t. iiu'-e
was hit by the muchiiM
f>-« t. He w.:« badly cut and bruised Patrol-
Shepard then to.ik up the chase and ar
rested young Wolfe ar the j.«. ; !it of a Hsto;.
Hls father gave bail for his appearance in th<_
Jamaica court to-day.
George Oppenheim, of New Rochelle, was ar
rested by Sergeant Johnson after a chase of ,i
mile or more along Hunter avenue, Oppenhelm
disregarded the policeman's order to stop, and
Johnaoi was compelled- to draw his revolver
and threaten to shoot, th. patrolman says.
Robert Byrne, a chauffeur employed by Max
Sulzberger. of the Hotel Nether land; R. L.
Jackson, employed by J. J. Julian, of No. -H*
West 123 d street, and Frederick Warthin, who
said be was employed by Frank W. Harriman,
of the Holland House, v. re also arrested after
exciting chases. All of the prisoners will be
arraigned In the Jamaica court to-day.
Ohio Merchant Killed and Wife and
Son Serious!;/ Injured.
Moivnci. Mi. h . Ocl l& Arthur OnweUer, a
BBorchant of Lyons Ohio, waa killed in an auto
mobile accident thi^ afternoon, ti\ >% mil)
of thi.s city. He had bought a ne« auton
and was taking his first ride In it. Hia wife
and two children were with him.
While driving al fair speed be kwt control of
the machine in some way. and it ran into a deep
ditch, taming turtle and crushing htm t..
b.-neath it. Mrs. Onweßer and one of the chil
dren, a boy, wire seriously injured. !'!:■
aternally Injured and his arm was broken.
Automobile Siren Whistle Scares Cab Horse
and Pedestrian's Skull Is Fractured.
An automobile siren whistle frightened a horse
attached to a hansom cab at Ma street and Broad
way yesterday afternoon, and the animal ran down
Broadway, throwing the diver from his seat and
badly injuring an unidentified pedestrian at CM
street. After narrowly m'— '**■ several vehicles In
the crowded street the runaway was stopped at
■til street by Patrolman Max Hoeft'er. .
Henry Fowler, of No. IS West SM street, the
driver of the cab. was attended by an ambulance
surgeon from Roosevelt Hospital. He had a severe
scalp wound and internal injuries. The unidenti
fied man was removed to Roosevelt Hospital suf
fering from a fractured skull and internal la
juries. He remained unconscious until a late hour
last Bight. The doctors say there is little chance
of his recovery.
North Attleboro, Mass., Oct lo.— Alexander
Munroo. an aged resident of this town, was
thrown from bla wagon by collision with an uu
toinol.ile in Wrenthain to-day and suffered
fractures of the skull and asveraj ribs. On ac
count of his age, seventy -si\ years, it Is be
lieved that he cannot recover.
The automobile was driven by Julius Straus.
Of No. 1-5 Court street. Boston, who with his
wife was going toward Provide—. In trying
to pass an automobile going in the SBfjoSßta di
rection the Straus machine ran into the rear of
Monroe's "\vagon, completely wrecking it.
Joseph DufTord. sixty years old, of Xo. 28 4th
street, Harrison, N. J., was run down by an auto
nohile driven by Harry Westervelt. of Orange,
N". J., and is now in the Newark City Hospital with
i fractured skull. He was struck by the car late
-aturday night at Orange and Broad streets, Xew
-rk. and when taken to the hospital was believed
■■> be only slightly hurt. Weatervelt was arrested
uid later paroled, pending the outcome of the aged
iian's injurlt-a.
Hamilton, Ohio, Oct. 13.— Joseph Stanley Emerson.
t BellefonUlne, Ohio, a student at Miami I,'nner
uy. waa killed last night when an interurban car
itruck an automobile in which he waa riding with
■_>onaJd Hoven. Hoven escaped with cuts and
Purest Spring Water In the World. Park & Til
.Old. Acker. Aierrall & Condit Co., Poland spring
Co., lliO B.oadway, N. Y.— Advt.
Decide to Continue Fight Against
Telegraph Companies Co- M
fident of Victory.
Officers of the local telegraphers' union an
nounced at an early hour this morning that
word had been received in the city from Chi
cago that President Small, of the Commercial
Telegraphers' Union of America, had been sua
! pended by tile national executive board in Chi
cago. The information was contained in a no
tice to all locals, as follows:
You are hereby notified that the general cxc-
I cutive board, in due exercise of the author::/
i vested in it, has suspended S. J. Small as presl-
I dent of the Commercial Telegraphers' Union of
America. The strike will be conducted by the
general executive board.
You are directed to keep your striking brothers
and sisters In line. It is the intention of the
board that in the future this strike will be con
ducted by men who have red blood.
General Executive Board.
The meeting called by President Small in Clin
ton Hall yesterday afternoon, to consider the call-*
1 ing off of the strike of the telegraphers, decided
with wild applause and cheers, which lasted for
ten minutes, to pay no attention to Mr. Small's
message and keep up the strike. Small was
denounced in unmeasured terms by several
speakers, and when lie spoke in bis own behalf
was received with derisive shouts and jeers.
The meeting- was the largest that Local 16
has ever held, apparently every striking man
and woman being present. Mr. Small during
the progress of the meeting was charged with,
failure to do his duty as president of the union,
with gross carelessness and with lack of con
: fidence. Tho meeting was presided over by
| President Abeam of Local 16. Mr. Small ar
j rived before any of the other speakers, but Mr.
Aheurn tiled until Daniel L. Russell, chair
man of the board of strategy, and Percy Thomas,
who were at variance with Mr. Small as to
methods, arrived before he opened the meeting.
Mr. Small was very coolly received when he
came in, while the others were hailed with
shouts of delight. Mr. Small explained hi.« ac
tion in sending the telegrams to the locals on
I Saturday night recommending them to call
meetings to consider the question of calling tha
strike off.
He said, in part:
I want to make a plain statement. Some mi
you may like my action and some may not. but
you have seen doubtless in the papers a state
: ment of what I have done. I say in justification,
that my duty to the membership of the union t
put above a!! else, and wanted to point out how
matters start!. The strike has lasted. nine weeks
in the East and thirteen weeks in San Francisco.
and week after week efforts have been made.to
get the companies to agree to meet the repre
! sentatives of the union, tut have failed. ,^_
When Commissioner Neil! finally told me that
j the companies absolutely refused to treat with,
the telegraphers while they were on strike, this,
coupled with the knowledge that the national
treasury is almost depleted, made it my duty to
put the facts before you. Can you finance th»
strike with the little assistance you can get
from the national?
The next speaker was Percy Thomas, who was
greeted with cheers by the men and the waving
of handkerchiefs by the women. Ha censured
Mr. Small in latter term?.
"He talks about the funds in the national
treasury." he said, "in his closing remarks and
says that fan are too low la keep up tho
; strike. How does this jibe with his previous*
statements, in which he talked of raising a fund
lof 12.000,000? » Derisive shouts") If I had a
case in which I wanted to get Sinai! as an at
torney and represented the telegraph companies.
Small would certainly be the man I would em
ploy. (Hoots and cat-calls.) Small acted
without the authority of the general executive
The speaker then read ■ message from Chi-"
vago to the eiToet that tho Chicago local hud
sent a statement to the papers condemning
Small .aid advising the strikers to remain out.
Every town North. South. East an.i West, he
lieved. would take the same action. If ther»
were no funds, ha said, what was going to bo
done with the $16,000 in the national treasury
of the union which would shortly be increased
to $18,000 or 519.000, or more.
"Rather than let the union be defeated." "•
said, "the $10,000 mutual benefit fund should hsj
devoted la tight the companies until we win.
What have we to say of a man at the head ••?
this organization who sat doing nothing dajr
after day at the Astor House, talking with nicn
people, while the interest of the union went to
Wild yells of disapproval of Small followed.
It took the chairman several minutes to restore
"Small in his course has been recreant to th*
trust Imposed in him." said Mr. Thomas. **H«
once suggested that word be sent to National
Treasurer Wesley Russell that there were no
Here the speaker was interrupted by snouts of.
"Out with him!" and other expressions of the
kind in reference to Mr. Small. Mr. Thomas
went on:
"I can swear by the honor of my soul, and the
honor of my mother, who I believe Is on her
deathbed, that there is nothing In this strik»
tor me. 1 resigned as detmty president in order
to give my energies and work to this strike. It
could not be lost if we work right. "
"That's the way Thomas always talks," said
Mr. Small, getting up. "He always talks about
swearing by the honor of his mother and his
soul." v
A storm of disapproval greeted Mr. Small as
soon as he -said this. Several people shouted io>
put him out. and one or two people shouted out
that he ought to resign. Mr. Small, when the
racket died away, said that it was for the union
to act on the question of striking.
"I heard a man asking how much did I get." .
he said, "but things like that don't worry me,
and I don't mean to resign."
Daniel L. Russell then took the floor and was
received with shouts of delight. Mr. Russell
called Into Small without gloves.
"This was Sam Small's strike up to last
night." he said, "and up to last night, as far as
I can see. * Sam Small did all he could to lose
his strike. It is your strike to-day. He says
he did not sanction the strike, and neither did I.
but I supported it after it started. The general
who spoils a battle because bis lieutenant makes
a blunder isa poor general. When Small wa3
at the Astor House last summer he made so
many bluffs as to make it impossible to retreat,
and the general who does this is a tool. Us
sent for the national executive board and
wanted to hove a strike to get something out oX

xml | txt