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CASHIER SANDBAGGED KNOCKED DOWX IX OFFICE Catches Tzco Burglars After Being Felled by Them. Frederick S. Hanna, enshier of the German- AraerScan Coffee Company, of No. 406 Greenwich 1.-... at Hubert street, was sandbagged In his •(Bee about 6 o'clock last night by an employe and a former employe of th* concern. He retained con- Ihiuni— i however, and his quick wit and pluck brought about the capture of the two men. Mr. Manna was alone in the building at the time. working over the accounts near an open safe. The room used for his office has two doors, one opening into the hallway on the second floor and the other Into the factory. The two men entered by the door leading from th« factory and came up behind Hanna. He was hit on the head with a sandbag before he knew they were in ,the office. The blow sent Hanna to the- floor, but he Jumped to his feet •gain. - ' This so frightened the Men that they dropped the sandbag and rushed into the factory. Hanna was about to follow them when I* saw one of the men ■top to pick up an Iron bar from trie floor. Fearing another attack. he slammed the door of the ofllee shut, the spring lock en the It* making It tight and virtually making the two men prisoners in the factory room Then Hanna ran to the street. wh«r» he met Pa trolman S<-hreiber. of the I>eonard street station, telling him that he had caught a couple of burglars. Patrolman Schrelber sent to the Leonard street sta tion for t..«» reserves and then went to the building with Hanna. In the mean time Detectives Hogan and Sullivan and Patrolman Marthan arrived and entered the building. With the aid of ■ lantern they began a search for the men. and after looking around on the factory floor and Sn the office they started down into the cellar. As they reached the top of the cellar stairs Detective Jlopan said: "If you hear any sounds, boys, shoot in the direction from which they come"' No sooner were the words out of his mouth than one of the men called: "Don't shoot! I give up!" The detectives then arrested the two men. who were Identified by Hanna as the two men who had Etruck him down. The men said they were Wiiett Marquette. a" machinist, of No. 252$ Seventh avenue, and Clinton Buschong. of No. 214 West 128 th street. They were charged with burglary and felonious assault. Busehong has been employed by the German- American Coffee Company for.^he last five years, and was recently made foreman Of one of the departments, at Sib a week. Marquette. who is his brother-in-law, formerly worked for the com pany, but he has been wit Rout any kind of work for a year. Busehong has a wife and two chil dren. According to Captain Cottrell or the Leon ard street station, the men admitted their assault upon Mr. Hanna. saying they needed money and thought they could pet A good sum if they could overpower Hanna, th. safe being open at the time. The sandbag was found on the floor of Hanna' s offlc*. It was made of a sack tightly filled with sand. Hanna lives at No. 610 West 113 th street. He has a large bump on his head from the sandbag, but he did not need medical attention. HIAT KILLS THREE IN PITTSBURG Mercury Exceeds 93 Degrees, Breaking Rec ord for Five Years. [By Telegraph to Til* Trlbur«c.] Fi;tsbur«:. Aug. *.— The heat of Pittsrmrn to-day •was the most intense for five years. At 3:30 o'clock the official register in the United States weather office here was 93.5 degrees. At least three deaths resulted. Harriet Brown, seed thirty-four, dropped dead, John Franks, three years old. died as he was being taken to the hospital, and Robert M. Fran cis, a bookkeeper, became delirious from the heat and was arrested, the officers thinking him drunk. He died in an hour In the celL SITUATION TENSE AT RI7SSELLVILLE. Negroes Ready to Avenge Quadruple Lynch ing- — Whites Ann and Await Attempt. i By I>l«Traph to The Tribune] ■■■MlHrllle. Ky.. Aug. 4.— Believing that Rufus Browder, the negro member of a secret order known as the "True Brotherhood," who killed James Cunningham, a white man, was to be brought from the Louisville jail to this city to-day to stand trial, a mob of tw» hundred persons was reported to be marching on Russellville last night. The sheriff had a force of deputies one hundred strong with shotguns ready to receive the mob. It was not known whether the mob consisted of negroes or whites or whether ih»;r object was to rescue or hang Browder. The mob did not come, however, as they were informed of the reception they would receive. All the stores in which gun* are sold have been ordered not to sell any weap one to neeroep. The citizens are fully armed The negroes are organized and threaten to avenge the hanging of four negroes last week. Hot Weather Comfort ou can feel "fit as a lord" — 8 to 10 degrees cooler, and enjoy any kind of weather on the following breakfast, luncheon, or supper, suggested by a famous food expert: Some Fruit, preferably cooked, Saucer of Orape=Nuts, with good, rich cream, Soft=Boiled Eggs, Some nice, crisp Toast, Cup of Postum, made according to directions and served with a little sugar and good cream. That's enough to run you until noon. Grape-Nuts food is made of selected parts of Wheat and Barley, retaining the Phosphate of Potash grown in these grains by Nature for rebuilding the brain and nerve centres. 44 There's a Reason" for Grape-Nuts Postum Cereal Company, Limited, Battle Creek, Mich., U.S. A, W AX DELL WILL FILED. Wife and Daughter of Brother, Chief Beneficiary, Entirely Cut Off. By the will of Townsend "Wendell, who was killed in a railway accident at Bologna, Italy, on June 27. the greater part of the estate is left to Francis* L. Wandell and Josephine Wandell, brother and sister of the testator, and several bequests are made to charitable and benevolent associations and also to organizations with which Mr. Wandell ■M connected. The wife and daughter of Francis 1.. Wendell, from whom he had been estranged, the document slates, are to receive, no bequests from the estate or to obtain benefits indirectly from the bequest made to Francis L. WandelL The petition simply states that the value of th« per sonal property is upward of $10,000 and the same value is given for the real estate. All his personal .property Mr. Wandell bequeathed jointly to his brother and sister. One-half interest in his country residence at Saddle Rock, N. J-, Is given to his sister Josephine, and one-fourth each to his brother and Martha W. Stiliwell. another sister. Five thousand dollars each is left to St. Christopher's Home. Dobbs Ferry. N. V.: the Methodist Episcopal Church Home, the Five points Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and the Methodist Episcopal Church Hospital; $2.5W each to the New Tork Free Kindergarten Society and the Charity Organization of New York, and $1,000 each to the -Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and the Home for the Friend less of the American Female Society. The will directs that all debts be discharged and makes bequests to other organizations of which Mr. Wendell was a member. Ten thousand dollars Is bequeathed to Josephine Wandell and $35,000 to Martha Stiliwell. Three-fifths of all the rest of the real estate is left to Josephine Wandell and the other two-fifths to be held In trust for his brother, Francis L.. "if his present wife shall survive him or until her earlier death. Should Francis L. Wandell die without having become possetsed of the capital of the trust funds, such share of the estate is to go to the testator's sister, Josephine." There is also a proviso that If Francis L. Wan dell gets an absolute divorce from his wife he shall get possession of the capital of the trust funds. The wills of Mr. Wandell's father and sister con tained the came provisions regarding Francis L. Wandell and his wife. DEXIES HER CONFESSION. Xurse Says Police Forced a False Statement. Twenty-four hours" wprk by the police has not cleared up the mystery yet as to who was respon sible for the temporary loss of an engagement ring belonging to Miss Mary Kiifoil. of No. 365 East 163 d street, somewhere between the time she was hurt chasing a streetcar or. Monday night and the time when her sister visited her at the Lebanon Hospital. Miss Chatta Cameron, a nurse, only nineteen years old. has been arrested, charged with the theft of the ring, which was found on top of the medicine chest in the emergency ward, and has been held for examination to-morrow. Although she was ar rested or. Monday night, at first merely as a sus picious person, she was "mugged ' nt Head quarters yesterday morning and put through a third degree by 'the detectives, which left her hysterical, even after she had been bailed out by Dr. Roth, of the hospital. liefore she was taken to the Morrlsania court Miss Cameron said to the deTectives: "You don't know what trouble the nurses have. You have to do Just what the doctors say, for if you don't you will get mo trouble. ** After Miss Cameron had become sufficiently calm to talk yesterday she said that the police had forced her to make a confession that she had taken the ring, although she really had not done so. If ehe would only say she had taken the ring, she cays. the police told her that she could ko. and after three hours of the third degree she was willinsr to say anything to get away from her ln- Quisitors According to the police the nurses "confession" Implicated an ambulance surgeon, who told her to hide the ring, which is valued at J4OO. After their talk with the nurse the police went to the hospital and recovered the ring. MASONS ASK DAMAGES FOR TEMPLE. [By Telejrrarh to Tb* Tribun*.} Islington. Ky., Aug. 4.— The Lexington Masonic lodge has filed a claim for So.flOO damages against the Tnited States government for taking forcible i^.csession of the old Masonic Temple here during the Civil War. The Masonic Temple has been torn down eighteen years and almost forgotten by the present generation. It Is alleged that a portrait of George Washington and other valuable paintings were destroyed by tho soldiers, and that the fur r.it'ire and lodge records were confiscated. The temple was used as a hospital for a long time and the Masons were forced to abandon their meeting p. ace. FOUR DIE FROM HEAT Maximum Temperature, 01 Degrees, , with Humidity at 92. After nearly a week -of fairly endurable weather the temperature and humidity flew skyward yes terday, causing four deaths and thirteen prostra tions. The Intense heat was responsible for acci dents to three persons, one of whom may die. There have been higher temperatures and greater percentages of humidity In Augmt. .but the sudden change from normal weather to a maximum tem perature of 91 degree* and a 92 per cent humidity was responsible for the large number of prostra tions reported yesterday. A rise In temperature on Monday night, which was a forerunner of the intense heat of yesterday, drove many persons In the -tenement, districts to the fire escapes. Louis • Lazewatski. nine years Old. of No. I*l St. Ann's avenue, curled up on a small -mattress on th« fire escape of his parents' flat on the second floor and fell asleep. His father, who was asleep, heard a thud In the areaway and the scream of a child. He rushed to the window and saw his son writhing in pain on the cement pavement. The child vra.3 removed to the Lincoln Hospital, suffering from a dislocated thigh. The boy could give no explanation of how he got over the railing. Joseph Ptrot, forty-three years old. of No. 1» Cleveland Place, while asleep on the fire escape on the third floor, fell to the pavement, fractur ing the base of his skull. He was removed In a serious condition to St. Vincent's Hospital. George Martin, thirty-five years old. of No. 7 Prince street, Brooklyn, while at work paving, the street at Bay 2£th street. Bath Beach, was overcome suddenly by the heat and fell in front of the ponderous machine. Before the engineer could stop the roller it crushed Martin's right arm. David Coffee, a patrolman, who saw the accident used his belt as a tourniquet and had him re moved to the Coney Island Emergency Hospital. Martin suffered greatly from shock, and may not recover. - . • _. ._, While driving a baker's wagon in The Bronx last evening Antony Kricek was overcome by the heat at Bathgate and Tremont avenues. An am bulance was called from Lebanon Hospital. Dr. Ikels of that Institution, found him dead. He had been a telegraph operator until the recent strike, when he went out with the rest. He did not get his o'd job back again, and of late ho had been driving a baker's wagon. He lived with his mother and family at Crescent Place, Sherwood Park, Yonkers. The highest temperature recorded yesterday was 91 degrees above zero at 3:45 p. m., the lowest 72 degrees, at 6 a. m. The humidity, which was 93 per cent at 8 a. m., dropped only 9 per cent by S p. m. Showers are predicted to relieve the situation to night. AUTO KILLS 1, HURTS 3. Accident Xear Pythian Camp in Boston. Boston. Aug. 4.- Miss May Kort of Dorchester was Instantly killed and three other persons were seriously injured in an unusual automobile accident In Blue Hill avenue, near the encamp ment of the Knights of Pythias, to-night. An automobile owned and driven by W. C. Seavey, jr.. of Dorchester, was In collision with an electric car. and bounding back struck sev eral people in the crowded street. A young woman was killed, and her body was taken to the emergency hospital department of the Pyth ian camp, where it awaits identification. Mrs. Alice Kort and Mlas Winnifred Waters receiwl internal injuries, and R. Montgomery was seri ously hurt about the body. AH the injured are residents of Dorchest«r. The police placed Seavey under arrest pend ing an investigation. DRYDOCK NO. 2 NOT SAFE. Officers of the Brooklyn navy yard who have been on duty there for many years upheld the ac tion of Xaval Constructor Baxter yesterday In re fusing to place the cruiser Baltimore In Drydock No. 2. The safety of the vessel and the men on board of her. they declared, was at stake, as It has been long known that the floor timbers have been sagging, and there Is a bed of quicksand under the drydock upon which It has never been possible to build a solid foundation. Civil engineers assert that the government made a blunder when it let the contract to build a wooden drydock wSere it was known quicksand ex isted. They say that a stone drydock Is the only proper one to cons'ruct where vessels as valuable as warships are to be hauled out. This particular dock was constructed just before the Spanish-American War, and It has never been regarded a 6 safe since It was built. It will cost $J ,000.000, it is said, to build a substantial dock of stone. A report on the condition of Dock No. 2 ta being prepared, It is understood, to be forwarded to Rear Admiral Holltday, in charge of the yards and docks bureau at Washington. * \ \ FIRE SCARE IX A HOTEL. Guests of the Aberdeen Frightened by Blaze Next Door. Only the desperate efforts of the firemen last night kept the flames from the. burning building at Nos. 14 and 16 West 33d street from spreading to the crowded Hotel Aberdeen, from which it was separated by an alrshaft barely a dozen feet wide. Starting on the fourth and fifth floors of the build- Ing, the flames shot up through the roof like the sheet of flame that hovers over a gas retort. This great flare was the first warning of the fire that was received by the guests of the Aberdeen. In a moment there was great confusion. Hyster ical women ran shrieking down the corridors, while the hallboys rushed upstairs to be ready to get out the guests and to spread the fire hose. Across the street at the Waldorf there was much excitement, but nothing approaching that which spread through the Aberdeen. As soon as Battalion Chief Ahearn arrived at the fire he sent in a second alarm, and his men managed to keep the fire confined to the one build ing. The men were hampered in the work by a crowd which collected, and It took the reserves from several precincts to strt,!ghten out the fire lines Much trouble was caused to the police by the attempts of taxicabs and private automobiles to break through the lines, but threats of arrest made the drivers less insistent. The fourth and fifth floors were entirely cleaned out On the fifth floor and part of the fourth floor was the establishment of Falk. the photographer. The rest of the fourth floor was occupied by the Criterion manicure parlors. The building is owned by the Astor estate. AUTO IX A TREE TOP. Caught as It Leaps Over Precipice- Only One Hurt. If there be any two persons in the world ready and willing to swear that absolutely nothing is im possible they are David W. Baker, the United States District Attorney who prosecuted the land fraud cases, and his bride. Three times yesterday they were whirled completely around in the air •with a sheer drop of a hundred yards beneath them, and then landed with scarcely a Jolt in the branches of a tree which Jutted out from a preci pice thirty feet below the roadway. Five others, counting the chauffeur, were in the machine, and all escaped unhurt except the chauffeur. When the machine leaped oft the road near Liberty. N. V.. the chauffeur. Harry Bradley, hit one of the trees on the side of the cliff, tearing off his ear and in flicting severe scalp rounds and hurting himself otherwise. With Mr. Baker and his bride were Michael W. Sullivan, Miss Emily MacNamara. Dr. Smith Ely Jelllffe, the well known alienist, and a Mr. Mangan. Mr. Baker had started for New York, but It was decided to go first to the top of Walnut Mountain. The top was reached all right, but on the steep de scent the chauffeur appeared to lose control of his machine. This was Just as the car approached a sharp turn, where the cliff fell for a sheer three hundred feet on the outer side of the roadway. Just as the car leaped out from the road Dr. Jel liffe Jumped, tumbling over into the road. As the car slipped over the ledge it struck a rock and turned completely over. From another rock It somersaulted to a tree and stuck, with the occupants all pinioned in the car, under its heavy top. Dr. Jelllffe scrambled cautiously down to the car and succeeded in extricating the passengers, ■who got back to the road safely. The chauffeur was unconscious, and had to be lifted up the mountainside by the other members in the party. The party, carrying Bradley, got to the station Just In time to catch a train for this city. When they reached the Grand Central Station the news of the accident had preceded them, but they would not discuss It, hoping to reach Washington In advance of the news, that their friends might not be unnecessarily alarmed. Brad ley was taken to a private hospital here. Mr. Baker married two months ago Miss Nettle Lewis, of Clarksburg, Md. 81nce their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Baker have been making a trip through New England in the automobile which came to grief yesterday. A GIFT FROM PEARY. IVhaleboat of Hall-Polaris Expedi tion Xoic in Museum. Dr. Herman C Bumpus. director of the Amer ican Museum of Natural History, announced yesterday that the museum had received a high ly prized Rift from Commander Robert E. Peary through the Peary Arctic Club. It is the whaleboat and fittings of the ill-fated Hall- Polaris expedition, which Commander Peary brought home In the fall of 19<M>, after the boat had been In the Arctic regions for about thirty-five years. It has since been kept at Shooters Island and yesterday was taken to the top floor of the museum. The boat is fashioned of cedar, with an oak frame, and is about US feet long and C feet wide. It is a rowboat, with mast. Dr. Rumpus said it was purposed to mount the old boat with plaster figures of men in whaling costume and with whaling Implements, and hang it on the third floor of the east wing, back of the full-sized model of the "sulphur bottom whale." In this and adjacent halls of the museum are skeletons of various whales. A lecturer In whaling costume will desecrlbe to visitors the last expedition, in IS7I, of Charles F. Hall, the American Antic explorer, sentvout at the expense of the United States government In the ftnall na\al vessel, the Po laris, which proved to bo unfitted for Arctic work. fOWLER OUT OF PARADE Almost Riot Be ported Among Span ish War Veterans at Troy. [By Teleifrsph to The Tribune ] Troy. N. V.. Au?. 4.— Colonel Edward S. Fow ler, Collector of the Port of New York, was ordered out of the parade of the State United Spanish War Veterans here to-day. Colonel Fowler, In company with Captain A. Ely and Brigadier c;eneral Adolph Klein, both of Brook lyn, occupied a carriage near the head of the column. Immediately after that occupied by Rear Admiral Joseph Coghlan. commander of the Department of New York. When this was ■eoi by John T. Oakes, of New York, an ardent supporter of Captain H^nry Young:, who Is also a candidate (or department commander, he yelled to the police: "Put Fowler out: He doesn't be long there."' The police were slow to take action, and the Young supporters immediately left the parade. even disobeying an order from Admiral Cogh lan. Confusion re'gned for over ten minutes and the delegates almost came to blows. Only the intervention --f the poUcc prevented an open fight. Colonel Fowler refused to leave his place until ordered to- do 80 ! y Marshall Reardon, aft*>r that official had appealed to Admiral Coghlan to settle the matter. The admiral refused to discuss the matter, and the only way open for the marshall to avoid a riot was to get Colonel Fowler out of the way. The colonel's carriage, after withdrawing from the column, proceeded to the picnic grounds. After the withdrawal of Colonel Fow ler's carriage, the supporters of the other can didates resumed their places In the line and the parade was again started. Troy, N. Y. Aug. B.— Colonel Edward S. Fow ler early this morning withdrew from the race for commander. A DENIAL FROM MAURICE SIMMONS. The Associated Press received last night the fol lowing telegram: Troy, n v.. August 4. The Associated Press. New York: Story that Colonel Fowler, collector of the Port of New York, was ordered from Spanish War Vet el an parade here is untrue. MAURICE SIMMONS. Judge Advocate. WALLACK'S THEATRE. ''The Girl Question." There ar» a number of clever performers in Tha Girl Question." which was presented for the first time on Monday night at Wallacks Theatre, bat unfortunately the authors ot" the musical mixture have given tliem no opportunity. Of course, there ore instances in tlie progress of the ' -question" •when laughter is caused, and there are several good songs, out they only serve to accentuate the gloominess of the entire performance. After all, a reporter, a waiter and a ca«hier are poor m«terial upon which to build any "question."' and espe cially one of suth moiientous Import as "girls." What wonder that Junie ftfcCree appears to be an undeveloped likeness of the "star" of "The Talk of the Town." Mr. MoCrea made the best of a poor part, that of a waiter. Isabel D'Armond was the cashier, "Dan" Bruce the reporter. There are a number of "broilers." a few "sheriffs," •'col legiates" anil "stenographers"— and an intermission of ten minutes between each act. One of the striking novettlea Is a "two-faced" chorus, and of the songs these appeared to please the audience: "IM I. ike to Have You Call on Me. H;>ney" and '•When Eyes Like Yours Look Into .Eyes Like Mine." LIEBLER & CO.'S NEW PLAYS. George <". Tyler, executive head of I trttlar 4 Co.. who returned yesterday from a trip abroad, an nounced a list of novelties to be presented hy that firm. The flr?t will be "The Man fom Home." at the Astor Theatre, next Monday night; Arnold Paly will appear in a play called "The Regenera tion." and Viola Alien will be seen next month in a drama that has been written for her by Kugene Walter. Eleanor Robson will have a play by Marion Crawford, called "The Nun." and N. C Goodwin will be presented in "Cameo Kirby." Cleveland M«>ffatt is among the numerous writers engaged in making plays for I.iebler & Co.. Mr. Tyler said. CLYDE FITCH RETURNS FROM EUROPE. Clyde Fitch, the playwright, who had been abroad in connection with the production of sev eral of his plays in Europe, arrived here yester day on the North German Lloyd liner Kronprinx Wilhelm. "I had an unusually pleasant trip abroad." said Mr. Fitch, "ond hud the pleasure of seeing my play. 'The Truth.' produced in the native tongue in Russia, Italy, France and Germany. This is ihe first time an American playwright has had a play translated into Russian and produced in Russia. I made arrangements for the transla tions, and left three of my successful American plays to be produced in Franca. Two will be produced in Italy and four in Germany." Mr. Fitch brought over the manuscript of two plays he has just completed. One is "The Happy Marriage" and the other Is The Social Guide, in which Maxine Elliott will open her new theatre in this city. HENRY MILLER IN "MATER." San |i*l mm larft Aug. »— At the Van Ness Theatre last night Henry Miller presented "Mater." a new comedy, by Percy Mackaye. author nf "Jeanne D'Arc" and "Sapho and Phaon." There are only ftve persons in the cast, Isabel Irving playing the title part. WIFE AN INVALID; KILLS HIMSELF. Pittsburg. Aug. ■*.—lsaac. — Isaac X. Taylor, forty-five years old, son of a former well known dr> goods merchant of Plttsburs. shot and killed himself in t\,f yard of the old Kast toad Hotel to-day. Taylor was wealthy, and. with Mrs. Taylor, who lih.h heen an invalid for fifteen years, spent a great deal of his time travelling. It Is said that worry over the condition «*< Ills wife prompt ed him to shoot hiuiauir. MYRIAD PARADE IS HUB. Uniform Rank. Knights of Pythias, Attracts Attention. Boston. Aug. 4— Ten thousand members of th* Uniform Rank, Knights of Pythias. r°spleadont In their uniforms of varied hues and led by bands playing martial airs, marched this afternoon through the streets of Boston. Banners w<?rv fly ing from almost every office building. while many of the larger places were decked in Pythian colors. All along the line of march the knights wens greeted with cheers and handclapplng. Captain George Begole. commander of Troop «. of the Hussars of St. Joseph. Mo., •'■'■■' not **'«* part In the parade this afternoon. It became known that he fell from his horse at Camp Lyon befors the. brigades started for th* parade and was severely injured. Before the parade the knights »»r» formally welcomed to the city by Governor Guild. Mayor Hibbard and Grand Chancellor George W. Penr.l man, of Massachusetts. Supreme Chancellor Charles A. Barnes, of Jacksonville. I!! . replied ia behalf of the Supreme Lodge. Later the Supreme Temple, Pythian Sisters, opened their tenth biennial session at the Hotel Brunswick. Governor Guild being among the speakers. At noon th* Su* preme Lodge opened Its convention, with an art-* dress by Supreme Chancellor Barnes. The report^ of the Supreme Chancellor. Thorn D. Meares. Supreme Exchequer; R. L. C. White. Suprenu* Keeper of Records, and the finance committee wera presented. KILLS WIFE AXD GIRL. Farmer Then Attacks Son with Axa and Sledge Hammer. [ By Telegraph to Th* Tribur* ] Hartford. Onn.. Aug. 4.— Because. h« -a • - • family and relatives wanted to give his va!;a: » farm to his sons, expecting him to obtain a » the Rockville mills, John Zett. a prosperous Rv. hemian farmer, living in a l»r.ely spot on the Bol ton highway, in the town of Vern«m. knocked oat his wife's brains with a heavy sledge hammer and hacked with a long rough edged knife rh= of his four-year-old granddaughter. Viola K.?«er, who was visiting tiim, as they lay side by side t» bed, this forenoon. His younger son, Andrew, twenty years oi& who says his father's statement is false an! that h* had become an irritable nuisance because he cou!d not go back to 'Pennsylvania, where he formerly lived, was attacked when he returned from •■• this afternoon. After a long struggle for life ar.d the possession of an axe and the sledge hammer, the father, with two ribs broken, was floored wiUx a blow of the hammer on the head, an<i arrested. Whrn her sons had gone to work this morning Mr*. Zett went back to bed with Viola. Some ttms) after this Zett entered the room and killed them. When the son. Andrew, after returning from work. was changing his clothes, his father, whom he had seen calmly smoking and sawing wood in the yard, crept stealthily up and dealt him a glancing bio* on th 3 head. The old man says ha intended Ml wipe out his entire family. KILLED AT NEW CHURCH. Txi'o Boys Crushed at Play on Un completed Structure. Perth Amboy. N. J., A tie. 4.— Two boys wera - killed and a third was injured when a tempo rary flooring of the new Italian Catholic Church here gave way this evening. The foundation of the building had been erected and on Sunday the cornerstone was laid. To art M a p!atfona during the ceremonies a temporary flooring wa» laid at the level of the permanent one. Since Sunday workmen had piled lumber an<l cement blocks on the flooring. This evening" after the workmen quit work a M of children Invaded the cellar of the building and proceeded to rig: up seesaws. They were enjoying them selves, when one section of the flooring gay« way and, with the lumber and cement blocks, tumbled into the cellar. The children who were not caught under th* debris fled, screaming, and a crowd of excited parents quickly gathered. In a few minute* men and women were climbing into the ruins ia the basement, pulling: and hauling in a wild tf fort to get out any children who might be below. The first brought out was Walter E. Utowskl. who was badly Injured and was removed to th» hospital. It Is believed he will recover. A few minutes later the searchers brought out the bodies of Francis I'rbar.ski. seven years old. and James Fox, eleven, whose lives had beea crushed out when the slide occurred. FOUR MEMBERS OF FAMILY DROWN. Galena. Hi.. Aug. 4— Four member* of a Chicaß* family were drowned in the Mississippi River tht» afternoon. The victims were Mr. and Mrs. ArcM- bald McMaster and Mr. and Mrs. Albert M>-Ma»«r. * ; A fifth member of the party. Miss Laura Huehn'r. - a sister of Mrs. Albert McMaster. had a narrow escape from sharing the fate of the others when she attempetd to swim to their rescue. Sh» ar* Archibald McMai-ter were the only m«nb«r» <>«■ | the party who could swim. •BIG BILL HAWLEY" ARRESTED. Two men. one of whom, the police say. hi W"i lam C. Woodward, alias "Big BUI Hawley." who*« name was prominently mentioned In connection, with th«. Howard Gould divorce case, and the ©tier Luke Barrett*, alias "Burke Mosby." were lock** up in Police Headquarters as suspicious p«rsoa« yesterday by Detectives Tlcho and Donohue. EC in*. Central Office, who «ay they had followed toeti prisoners for two days The detectives would not say much about their prisoners, except that they had seen them enter many pawnshops alas* >•••, urii-^y morcins.