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Boston Boy with Bulging Brow
"Makes Flight. However.
Wrights Think They Should Get
Share in All Prizes Offered
for Aeroplane Records.
Kir ; es X Hamilton surprised cvery
•».~3v *£&!" at Mlswols yesterday. H«
■get to the Hempstead Plains in a. monot
' cseus downpour of rain. He was right
y*\ : n2 «- s perennial cigarette, and the ma
c v(^« had been tuned for an aeri3l Bfsß
hoiaT ***** ' ;n3v awaited th" master's
•one!! ■* *-* wheel to produce. The riga-
erd Hamilton and the machine were
«■]' ready, with only an unseasonable rain
rjjfl wind storm to interfere. And then
—^^j;. did not fly. He Is full of novel
f-jrpriseF- >
Hssiiltcn did not ask that the rainfall
f top; h? '""i^d merely that It would ar
~ .^ mC rc of the characteristics of *
rSasaer shower, in which case he undoubt
edly would h3A«? performed the weekday
Vfr.sations and got wet.
•I would fly if it vs-s net raining *o
hsrd." he -«-ald.
••If this would pet mi to m respectable
■srißkle he'd Show you a wrinkle or two
fcr f.'-irp light up in the rain." saM Cap
tsin Bald-™ in loyally.
- - ...
It was toe sojrgy fcr foarinjr. but the
boggy fcrcSs did not damper the ardor of
aerorauuca! conversationalist?. There is
«i-r;e!>.'r!£ akin to greatness in the faith
. fe'ress cf the rapidly growing number of
A bor eleven years old, -n ith ■ bulging
$oetaa fcro"v. was disappointed but not ren
dered sad by ttm failure of Hi Hamilton
or sr.y of the oUjer aviators to fly. Per
titF? Mty automobile parties waited on r -v
f?!d. and c"ur:re the afternoon several hun
ired r*en and ■ -m'" walked to the avia
s r.cv. cz.rr.-p.
Gathered within the gray interior of the
'">rrcr.aiitic?! Society's cn~i, the rain on the
-„;_ rOC f f € |i •wjth so Tr.'jch force and reg\?
. i-rjT" that the boy frcm Boston early -»■- '
<red thet the opportunities for exhibitions
>y jvc 1,-pper sir strata were momenta ri^y
r.?pre-±ching the ..... they might
definitely be referred to as stupendously
cefkiest He was a student of the science
of &er:a! r.aiigaticn. Large spectacles en-
Icrged the *"'es cf the boy and under Ms
..r:rht arm he carried a six hundred page
Jtane entitled "Vehicles of the Air Having
fc'ud'.ed the technicalities, he war present,
' b« raid, to r** a practical demonstration.
A Boston Ocinion of Mineola.
• The tremendous Etxide* in the capricious
pastime of aeronautics made within the
i£F* three moons, " he said, "inspired my
departure from Boston to aQneoti Mineola
U a raort r r<?v i r!r ' a 1 hamlet, unworthy of
rtricu? cot:? 'deration. »nd ' -would not
«r-uar.« r -uar.c e r ?r v time her* w«»re l f not For the
inarrellcus manipulations of the astounding
rom* Hamilton T
* - Ccrtinuir.?. he raid: "I have been most
■•-^pressed with the r^rw* double luiflgtog
■ ef £be cbaimsL""
• The aeronautic problem just now eeem?
t" be an arithmetical one, involving tlie
trcbaWe last bank ins place of the several
Isrfe pr-re? ofTer^S for 'cross-country aero
■ ' •
It iias recalled yesterday that <jlenn K.
CotifE. who won the flO.o'o prize last Sun
rsy fcr flying from Albany to New York.
T-as fcble 10 do r*> merely because the fed
, rral wi7\* have granted him the privilege
, BF ir.akirjr fMchts In his machin* under a
' botv? bond If th" decision of Judge Hazel
laifce United States Circuit Court 'at Buf
falo is Bsstained by the Arpellate ■ sort.
Mr. Curtisa irfl! b*> compelled to rf-fmid to
the 'WritH* company, ■which is suinsr Mm
??r alleged Infringement of its patents, the
tasnnt of money' that his ..... ex
r.it'itiors and contests represent.
Che Appellate Court is now studying the
Tights imolved. The SUMXM that Mr. Our
. tiss received for his recent trip l!« turned
; cjer wttMn a few hours, it is f^id, to the
! Warners employed to protect his Interests
■ Is tV TVrirr.t company litigation. Counsel
I'jt the Wricht company declare that the
norfr win X due to that firm, together
• tfc» eth?r rroSts earned by Mr. Cur
*les Eince th» bond was fixed, early in the
Hamilton !«as«s his machine from Cur
i;Ss, to whoni h* pavj> a royalty, it 5s un
n^rtroi en h-gh authority, of not Je-s than
*^ P?r cert of his ret proceeds when ex
j *ib:tjr.g- for naij admissions throughout
, OeWestaad South, and Hamilton is mere-
IT waiting now for the conditions of the
: *ew Tork-to-^t. L«uifi SSC\«tt prize to be
r'sied. to ftaj-t a j mC£t immediately in an
'-tempt to -svin it. It is pointed but that
t^TTi^fc s>arr of that prizp would bt,
gpnatoately fl2/«X«. which. In the event
referred to ;.bove. would ultimately be dv"
irrei Cnrtise to th^ Wrights.
Many Criticise the Wrights.
There are those * ho talk at high pressure
. *ic:.ever tho Wrixht company's legal pro
|«Knnie of attempting to have its patents
; eqqgfcattd is mentioned, frequently crit
i^r-»!i<\ for tb» most pan, are financially
.;WrtEtf,j in the Euccesa of « n w other
Hli? machine—wnphastoe the alleeeri la<k
«' 't-T'Ortinz blood" in xhf. "Wright brothers
*«cauw\ their critic* say. neither Wilbur
JOT Orvi!!« -win coin pete ]•. rimsll for
rrfte?. Tho most fr'-qumt taunt that is
at the «_>hio inventors is that whll«»
Wag personally to compote they kIHBIIJ
•» opoty forfeit from others who wi.'h to
.v? f ■
E~~**» bright. eske.J why h« did not
-C~cr wtne o* thf; aviation racc3 here or
•tWyad. said a few days ajjo:
*T!ie lioe j ? mcrt . valuable dead than
• we. On< way y., u look at it I ass differ
•:■-: txvm the hog. an.l that one way Is my
*?7. Lookin* at it from my point of view
• sn morr nimble to myself alive than
r «£<!. I have a lot of cxperlmoiitins that I
«am to <] O . Ortr" and I have a raft d!
uaan in vrAr^ that the rushing about -f
s*j bst few vrars lias prrver,tr«J us from
f^>^t3C -OD. W« wish to do laboratorj
"C'k. 4LVA : wish also to make practical
-'-^.castrations. ]f Oi-i-' or I were to 'Pit
H- £ have ti-.nt, fcr nothing c!f=«>.
Money in
The Want Ads.
Stive money, time and worry
i>y reading the "Want Ads."
or advertising your wants.
A small ad." for very few
is4Nas«au St.
; Uptown, 1264 Eraidvray.
Now betnp entertained in New York, who will be the guests at dinner of President
Tsft this week.
, <Pcsed photograph. copyright 1910. by Paul Thompson.)
"As to asking for money royalty from
those who fly la exhibitions we think that
as the <xhibiticns are made possible by a
certain Invention, we, as the owners of the
Invention, should receive a small propor
tion of the net proceeds."
Wilbur Wright is expected to reach town
to-day. Mr Hamilton -will fly this after
noon at Uneola between 4 and 7 o'clock,
unless the weather should be similar 'to
that of yesterday. Those who have Men
him fly for six months assure New Yorkers
that it will always take move than a.
strong: wind to prevent him. Hr expects
to fly to Philadelphia and return on next
Un nest Thursday night be will be the
bonor guest of the Aeronautical Boeiety at
t :: <-iT etab roonu No. I<W1 < W Braadway
Will Fly from Cleveland to Detroit for
825,000, It Is Said.
[By Telegraph to Th» Tribune.]
Cleveland. June s.— For a purse which. it
is said, will amount to more than $25,000.
Glenn H. Curtias will make a flight from
here to Detroit, according: to his repre
sentative. qeorge Gtbbe, who arrived here
Gibbs says h* has an offer of JlO/O0 from
John H. Farrell, owner of a local park,
and that people in Detroit and on Put-in-
Bay Island will cv c the rest of the money.
The flight is planned to he from here to
Put-!n-Eay. where a stop will be made,
and then to Detroit. The date will be dur
ing the week of July lit when the Elks are
holding their national convention in De
Balloon Massachusetts Lands After
Passing Over Three States.
Benningion, VI . June 5.— A prospective
long flight, for which William Van Sleet,
pilot, of Pittefield, Mass.. and J. B. Benton
and F. P. Bowker. both of Boston, had pre
pared, ended here to-day, twenty-five miles
from the start, In Pfttsfleid, when the bal
loon Ifassaciiußetts was piloted to a safe
landing. The aeronauts had passed through
thre» states during the five-hour Bight, their
course crossing the New York State line
prom Massachusetts and going over the
Hudson River near Troy, whence they wen
headed into Vermont. The, highest altitude
reached was 7.200 feet.
Prize of $1,000 for Contest Between J.
C. Mars and W. F. Willard.
Kansas City, Mo., June s.Arrangements.Arrange
ments wejre_ completed last night for an
aeroplane race between J. C. Mars and W.
F. Willard from Topeka to this city, a dis
tance of fifty mile?, n^xt Saturday. A
prize of $1,000 was raised for the aviator?
to-nicht and more will be added next week.
Brother of Henry Farman Slightly
Injured at Versailles.
Versailles*. -fun* 1 '. An aeroplane carry
ing " Maurice Farman, brother of Henry
Farman. and Georges Besan£<ra, secretary
of the Aero Club of France, capsized here
to-day. ' Fortunately the machine was
dose to th«» ground when the accident oc
••urrod, and the aeronauts, though they
fell with considerable force, were not sen
ously injured.
Laborer Seriously Injured in
Tumble from Window.
When Alfred Renshaiv. a laborer, of No.
229 West SCtti street, lay down for ■ nap
on a couch close to Ml open window in his
room last evening lie little suspected that
i.c would soon be resting on a hospital cot.
The couch rises level with the window
sill. *jle*p came quickly. Boon lie awoke
to Wl pain about his body and to sec a
white uniformed figure bent over him in
the backyard ox the house. JuM before he
went to sleep tor the fecond tini? With th«
grateful feeling of being borne by tender
hands on a loos journey, '•* heard the
white clad figure ■■ to a patrolman:
•Broken nose: location left hip and pos
sible internal injuries."
The blotter in the West lath street sta
tion told the story: "While aeleep Alfred
Renshaw fell from couch through open
window to yard one floor below." The
white clad figure was Dr. Newcomb. of
Flower Hospital, where Renshaw now is.
The rtramrtilp Creole, the turbine engines
of which caused the Southern Pacific Steam
ship Company much trouble when she was
■m brought out. arrived her* yesterday
frorr. New Orleans after a long absence
from tbasa water?. She was not a success
with turbine, engines, but after they were
discarded for engines of the padprocnilng
type, she gave good service. She made the
run from N>w Orleans on the trip just * nd
ed In four days.
When forty miles south-southeast of i"
mond Swat Lightship she. spoke the
schooner Mary U Crosby, from Baltimore
to Charleston, leaking badly and dismast
ed. T)i<' captain refused to l£»v« her, but
askfd the Creole to Bend a wireless '"'•"■
sage for tugs.
rYaak Knanp of No. 193 Front ttreet,
Brook ; 1 eliot himself in th« right thigh
ten days ago while getting up fctram for
the national holiday with a revolver.
Tetanus fet in, and last night he wa* re
ported to be dying In the Brooklyn llos
Social Engagements Occupy
Much of Fushimi's Time.
Prince Fushimi of Japan, who Ss spend
ing several days in New York, was enter
tained at luncheon yesterday by Henry
Clews, at his home. No- 27 East 51st street!
The prince and princess. Consul General X-
Midzuno and Sirs. Midzuno and the prince's
staff made up the party. Lindsay Russell,
president eg the Japanese Society, was a
Kuest. In #;e evening prominent Japanese
residents of New York gave the prince a
dinner at Sherry's. Thirty covers were
.laid, the Princess Fushimi and Mr. and
Mrs. Midzuno being present
To-nieht the Japanese Society will give
a dinner for the prince at the Hotel Aster.
During the day he intends to visit the
Brooklyn navy yard, and, if possible, will
co to Mineola to watch the aviators. The
prince was very much disappointed when
the bad earner Interfered with his pro
posed trip to Mineola yesterday. Some lit
tle time will be spent at the navy yard, as
Prince Fushimi is very much interested in
naval construction. He is a veteran of the
Japanese-Russian war, having been a lieu
tenant on Admiral Togo's staff on board
the battleship* Mikasa This interest In
naval affairs is what, leads him to believe
t?iat he will enjoy his coming trip to An
napolis as much as any other part of his
American tour.
He eoes to Philadelphia tomorrow, and
will spend half a day there, then visiting
W&shinerton. The Annapolis trip will be
made from the capital.
Th© Drtnce will visit Boston. Niagara
Falls and Chicago before he goes to San
Francisco. The present plan is to sail from
the Golden Gate on June 21. and thus com
plete the world tour. "When the prince
reaches his native land he will have be-in
away from it for two years, most of which
time he has spent in Europe's capitals.
Washington, .Tune s.— Semi-social and po
litical in character will be the visit to
Washington this .veek of Prince Fushimi-
No-Miya. cousin of the Emperor of Japan,
and his wife. Ostensibly their visit has no
significance, and is merely part of a world
tour which the couple are taking Prince
Fushimi is a sailor man. with an excellent
war record behind him. As an incident to
his visit to Washington he is to inspect
the naval gun factory here, where are be
ing manufactured what American naval of
ficers honestly believe to be th« most for
midable naval weapons in the world,
namely, the 14-inch rifle 3 that are to be
placed on the two new Dreadnoughts.
The social features of the prince's visit
will be numerous, and will keep him busy
from the time he arrives in Washington on
Tuesday until his departure for New York
at the end of the week. He will din" with
the President and Secretary Knox; will at
tend a formal reception and dinner by the
Japanese Ambassador, when he will have
an opportunity to meet all of the diplo
matic corps; will exchange the usual cere
monial visits with Secretary Knox, and
finally will make the trip 10 Mount Vcrnon
to see the tomb of George Washington.
Charges of Corruption in the City
Council Entered.
I By Telegraph to The Tribune. ]
Baltimore, June Charges of corruption
are piling up in connection with the- in
quiry into the action of the First Branch of
the City Council In connection with th«»
natural gas ordinance of the Consolidated
Gas and Electric Power Company, which
have been brought before Howard Cassard,
foreman of the grand jury, by City Coun
cilman Henry L. WienefeM and John Stone
wall Jackson Healy.
According to a statement mad*- to-day by
Mr. H**aly, five more names of Councilman
will ix- given by him to-morrow to Mr. Cas
sard and added to the five already men
tioned in the charges. In the mean time
the five councllmen whose names have al
ready been submitted J. C. Hoffman, John
Betz. jr.. Charles R. Whit ford. Bernard J.
I,<--*> and Dr. Joseph E. Muse— have not been
idle. There was much conferring among
these five m«"n to-day, and statements were
n.ade by several of them which would In
dicate that th" 3 fire of accusations will be
returned with counter charges.
The action of Councilman Wienefeld, who
Informed the foreman of th« grand Jury
that be had been offered $500 for his vote
on the natural gap ordinance, was at
tributed by several councilman to a desire
to revenge himself and his friends for ■
severe defeat sustained at the bands of the
Democratic organisation in the last general
primary campaign Political and corpora
tion circles have been greatly stirred by th*
charges made. The grand jury is expected
to take up the matter this vi*»k.
Louisville, June t.— •Dispatches from
Bowling Oreen, Ky.. tell of the arrest to
day of « man who answers th* description
..f Joseph WendHng. wanted for the mur
fj Pr of Alma Kallner. Th« polfee say th<»
mai' taifcad Incoherently of ha \ ing blood
on his bands. He h«4 t" 1 - " employed as a
labor*>i In ■ Bowling Oreen mill only a
While on bar way to this port from Rio
de. Janeiro th* Lamport & Holt liner Vol
taire • in yesterday, lost her boatswain.
Christian Thorsen. On May SO. while se
curing an awning on th* boat deck, he fell
into th* Atlantic and did not come up. A
lifeboat was lowered promptly and life,
buoys were thrown overboard, but no trace
of the man could be found. After s.anding
„-. for an hour the Voltaire proceeded on
her course. *
Contlis^ from first pas*.
« '" - •
cil. on yellowcopy paper, but for the
life of him I couldn't remember > the
maiden nam! of the humorist's first
wife, who die* before he came to New
York, leaving him a little daughter.
This daughter name is Margaret Por
ter. She is nY eighteen years old and
a successful sort story writer herself.
A few year ago the. writer married
Miss Sarah C«eman. of Asheville,. N. C.
who was do* South, or rather speed
ing North, -hen her husband died.
Mrs. Porter f rived in the city late yes
terday afterpon and is now staying at
the home of M r - Griffith's mother. Mrs.
8. P. Griffith.of No. 19 East 41 at street.
The reasonMe desire of Mr. Porter to
share none ft O. Henry's fame has
brought into'existence a vast quantity
of O. Henry legend. The legend runs
that he has en tramp, tintype artist,
book agent, penny-a-liner, prospector.
cowpuncher. [rtlst and druggist.
Demi's of His Life.
As a mattr of record, he went to
Texas while till a boy and spent nearly
three years jn the ranch of Lee Hall,
the ranger. In 1894. to further an in
born literarypmbition. he went to work
on "The Huston Post." . Two years
later ho bought Brann's "Iconoclast" for
?250. Lateral ill he gave the title beck
to Brann. ai* called his own paper "The
Rolling Stoi»-"
It ]iv°<] oty a short time, however,
and then its^ditor and owner embarked
for Centra! ».merica with a friend, who
intended to lecomc interested in banana
raising, but 3id not.
"Most of my time there." said O.
Henry. "I Inocked around amon? the
refugees a.m consuls."
Back to Txas he came, and for two
weeks after lis arrival he tended a soda
water fountiin in a drug store. On this
incident is founded the myth that he
was once a druggist.
"That wai a rotten two weeks." said
he in one »f the very few Interviews
ever had vith him, "They made me.
draw soda vater, and I gave up. "
"A lot o': stories have been printed
about me. and none of therm is true," he
went on in this same interview. "Ifs
been said ttat T was once a cattle thief.
The nearest I ever got to that distinction
was going iown on a friends ranch to
learn cattle raising. Another story is
that 1 have been a miner. T never saw a
mine in ror Hfe. Then, there's the old
yarn that I was a tintype artist. So far
as this is concerned. I must admit that I
ojkp had a tintype taken with my arm
draped gracefully over a lady's shoulder.
"An Embroidered Fib."
"Then there is that infernal newspa
per over !n PittFhurg which printed the
story that when I first began to write I
blew Into its office looking like a tramp,
offered manuscripts for sale, and, be
fore blowing out again, borrowed a dol
lar. That story is an embroidered fib.
Why. I was rhe best dressed man in the
office, unless it was the editor, whose
shoes were a little more pointed than
After the drug: store experience O.
Henry drifted to New Orleans and thence
to New York. His wandering influenced
his work Texas eivep the setting for the
volume of short stories called "The Heart
o* the West." Central America !b the
scene of "Cabbages and Kings." "The
Four Million." "The Voice of the City"
and "The Trimmed Lamp" are stories of
New York City. "Th*» Gentle Grafter"
is a volume which has no home. Last
year he wrote his only novel. "Roads of
Destiny." Mr. Page called it an elon
gated short story.
Mr. Hall, who when editor of "Ains
lee's" told O. Henry that if he would
come to New York he would pay him
$1,200 for twelve short stories per
annum, said yesterday that ■ the hu
morist's regular price at the time of
his death was 25 cents a. word. He was
careless about money, though, the ed
itor added, and frequently they would
give him a check for $1,000 and tell
him to write them a story. This means
that O. Henry was among the four or
five 'highest paid writers of his time.
Fond of Pitching Coins.
"He had a brass bowl in his room,"
said, Mr. Hall, "into which he used to
pitch coins for the fun of the game.
He would get over on the other side of
thf room a. id see how many coins he
could land in the vessel. This gave
him so much enjoyment that the bowl
was kept pretty full, and whenever he
felt the need of funds he would help
himself from It."
Mr. Page said that his publishing
house paid O. Henry stiff royalties, so
that his yearly income, he thought, must
have been a very comfortable one. But
often, the publisher said, the man would
leave his money at the office, not know-
Ing what to do with it. ur apparently
not caring what became of it.
"What advice would you give to young
writers?' 1 O. Henry was once asked.
"I'll givp you tlie whole secret of short
story writing." he replied. "Here It is:
Rule I— Write stones that please your
self. There is no Rul" '_' ."
Ho worked constantly almost up to the
day of his death. Recently he had sp*>nt
nine months in Asheville. at hiss wife's
home, working on a new plaj. Since his
return to New York ho had complained
of ill health, and ioin< identally lio also
announced his Determination to try
writing in » serious vein. But li" hid
the medicines the doctors prescribed,
and only last Friday Dr. «'harles R. Han
cock, of No. 12»> East r.4th street, was
called in to find kirn sitting up in bed.
gasping for breath The doctor saw he
was In a serious rondltion and ordered
him to the hospital.
The funeral will be held to-morrow, at
11 o'clock, in tho Uttle Church Around
the Corner. The burial will be in Asbe
ville. •
nouBLF. Auro collision
Neither Chauffeur 5 Nor Machines Were
Seriously. Damaged.
Three automobile diauffeurs had narrow
escapes from injury last night in a double
collision at Fifth avaiue and „ ;th itreet.
Harry K. Suthland. of No. 150 West Slth
street, was running a taxicab west on
57th street. As hi reached Fifth avenue
another taxicab. boun3 north on Fifth ave
nu« and driven by Scrnard K\ernan. of
No. 263 West Stun stfFet. got In his way.
The pavements were slippery from the
rain, and neither of (he chauffeurs could
stop his ear in time to avoid a collision.
As the two autos Ettuek with & crash, a
touring car. owned ry Nathan Gold, an
auto dealer, of No. «0 East 1<53<1 street,
passed, going south ha touring car- was
struck in the rear by th" second taxicaU
as it rebounded from '.he collision.
All three cheuffeurslwere able to drive
on with their cars, rut one of which had
teen damaged beyond It few ccratcli**.
Duchess Thprebv Maintains Tra
ditionsof Coney Island.
Chronicle of Resort Sunday In
cludes Story of Child Injured
in Runaway.
To those who braved the elements yester
day Coney Island was a land of eventful
happenings within her limits everything
that is calculated to stir up emotions In the j
human breast took place. The cycle of
events started with an attack upon a keep
er by one of Captain "JBck" Bonavita 8 j
vicious, omnivorous, man-eating lionesses,
and from that auspicious beginning ran the
gamut of human emotions, finally end;rr*
up with the finding of a stag« struck daugh
ter by her Irate father on one of the tin
selled stages of Coney Island's Bowery.
Th» crowds who throng Dreamland Park
of a Sunday have become so accustomed '••
seeing the hairy lions and tigers make
murderous attacks upon their keeper?, that
they would feel that they had not received
their moneys worth were this important
number in the programme to be left out.
Consequently, while they were grouped
about the cage yesterday afternoon to se a
what they should see, the word went around
that the attack had begun, and everybody
1 crowded a bit closer and stretched their ears
and necks, the better to hear the bloo«l
curdling growls which came from the run
way whore the group of five lions and two
bears were being handled by Peter Taylor, a
'As the story --as told by an. entirely dis
interested spectator. Taylor was trying to
drive the animals from their cage to the
performing: arena, and to do this it was
necessary to make them go through th*
runway leading to the arena. Within On
darkness of this runway, but out of sight
of the populace who were waiting for the
spectacle, one of the lionesses, by name
Duchess, which attacked the same trainer
about three weeks ago, again so far forget
her good manners as to make another at
tack upon Taylor.
Keeper Fights for His Life.
Duchess knocked Taylor down with en»
sweep of her powerful paw. and when he
attempted to rise *o his feet again he was
once more brought to earth by a righ*
swing. Taylor then drew his revolver and
fired a blank cartridge at Duchess wth
th© idea of frightening the vicious beat
The shot did not work with the desired
effect, however, and Taylor was forced to
sit down for the third ttec
Five times did Duchess mak- Taylor
take t! c count of "ten." and he was about !
to throw up the sponge when Captain
•Jack " and another trainer. Henry Falken
dorth, who were outsid« the arena among
the spectators, and were attracted by the
revolver shots, went to Taylor's assistance
Seizing stout iron bars, they rushed into
the runway, and after a desperate battle
succeeded in dragging Taylor away from
Duchess The lioness was then driven
Into the arena, waere she took up her
proud position on a pedestal, constructed
for that, purpose Taylor was then earned
into the arena within plain sight of ths
spectators, and Dr. Roff. of the Dreamland
emerg-ncv hospital, was called to attend to
his hurts. It is said that he will recover
from the mauling he. received
After this experience most of th* cro-*» d
of fifty thousand persons who made the
f-ip to Coney Island's sandy shores busied
themselves in trying to find something to
wet their palates with, and from the wav
in which corks were popping and glasses of
the foaming substance disappearing it was
judged that the majority were successful
in their search
As the crowds vert thickest on Surf
avenue, about 3 o'clock, the attention of
everybody tvas distracted by the sight of
a young woman being led through the
streets by Pa'rolman Bohmke. of the
Coney Island station This in itself was
„o t po remarkable, as was the fact that
the young girl was arrayed in the flimsiest
costume and her face and hair were 'made
up" with liberal use of cosmetics and
paint brush. By her side walked an elder
ly man. who ?a*d be was her father
The trio made their way to the Coney
Island police station, where the father
lodged a complaint of -vagrancy against
his daughter. He told the lieutenant on
the desk that Rose Houseman, bis child,
had been attracted by the call of thr stags
and the white lights and had slipped away
from her home on Tuesday last. He had
searched high and low throughout the r-ity
for her without success, until lie finally
thought that she might have tried to get a
position at one of the Bowery music halls
on ron* I^' TslamJ
Father's Search Rewarded.
• While he was conducting his hunt for the
lost daughter, and had almost given up
hope of ever seeing her again, he was at
tracted by the sound of a high and beauti
ful soprano raised above the ceaseless din
of the barkers. Some peculiar, familiar
rote in the human nightingale's upper reg
ister caused the father to peek bis head in
the doorway of a music hall.
He was rewarded by seeing his daughter
on the stage, and the words she sang— "lf
You'll Only Take a Tip from Me" gave
him an inspiration. He hastily left the hall
and found Patrolman Bohmke. whs ar
tested the young songstress and marched
her to *he station. She will appear in the
Coney Island court this morning.
The crowds in front of Dreamland w<re
scattered to places of safety when a run
away horse, drawing a four-seated car
riage, took fright at a trolley car and
bolted. The animal was driven by Albert
Johnson, of No. 554 Atlantic avenue. Brook
lyn, who has only one arm. Just as it
reached a point opposite the Culver Depot
the horse ran Into a delivery wagon and
threw Johnson and Ms wife and hah; to
the street. The child was badly injured and
was treated by Dr. Noble, of the Coney Isl
and Reception Hospital, and taken to that
The polW of the resort had Httle to
do. as ther" was little disorderly conduct
and few exHse violation?. Most of th^ 'are**
entsrtahuneni places closed up «»arh I" 3
cau:«* of rhe bad weather condHkms.
Police Arrest Men Who Are Said to
Have Unsavory Reputations for Theft.
Philadelphia. June s.— Patrick King and
Charles Davis, who, the detectives say.
have country-wide reputation?, were held
in bail here to-day pending an Investigation
of th* robber-- of Charles Walton of |M 0
which he had Just taken out of bank
King was recognized on the street by «
local detective, wno remembered seeing bhn
in Toronto in 1900. King, according to th«
detectives, was also known as Dillon, Hill.
Brady. Lillon, Barton. Burton. Carrol. Wil
bur and other aliases. It Is said he has
been in trouble In Toronto and many places
in the South and the Northwest.
Nora 'Bayes and her husband, "Jack"
Norworth, who were playing »t the Or
pheum Theatre, in Brooklyn, last week.
were SCOOting up Broadway on Saturday
night when Bicycle Patrolman Shields ar
rested their chauffeur for speeding. The
latter, Lawrence Rooney. of No. 143 West
£4th street, had hardly alighted from th»>
automobile and surrendered, himself to
Shields When his place was taken by an
other chauffeur, who climbed Into his seat
from the tonneau and th* machine darted
off again up Broadway. In the Jefferson
Market court yesterday Magistrate Apple
ton held Rooney in $100 ball for trial.
H Alttttatt $c do.
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Colonel S. H. Church Asks for
W. W. Ramsey's Freedom.
[By Telegraph to Th» Trtbane.]
Pittsburg. June s.— Colonel Samuel H.
Church, prominently connected with the
Pennsylvania Railroad and personal repre
sentative of Andrew Carnegie at Pittsburg.
has created a sensation here by his utter
ances in reference to a pardon asked for
former President W. W. Ramsey, of the
German National Bank. of Pittsburg. H
has forwarded a letter to Governor Stuart
himself begging a pardon for the banker
on the ground that he has been sufficientlr
punished through exposure.
Ramsey is known to be a poor man. and
Colonel Church, in an interview regarding
Ms letter to the Governor, does not mince
matters in reference to lav- as now ad
ministered, declaring that justice now
"presents one law of tender and lenier.t
compassion for the rich, and quite another
law of merciless and exacting rigor for the
poor." He cites the fact that rich Presi
dent Em!l Winter of the Workingmen's
Savings Bank and Trust Company under
recent conviction was permitted to go to
Europe under JoO.OCO bail, while next day
a really sick man who had stolen only a
little was denied the privilege of going to a
relative's farm for a short time, but was
hurried into prison on a long sentence.
Colonel Church thinks that half the men
now in prison should be pardoned imme
diately, and that half the remainder should
have their sentences shortened.
Explosions, Due to Short Circuit,
Cause Rush of Passengers.
A small fire, considerable uneasiness
among many passengers and a delay el
traffic for more than an hour vas caused
yesterday afternoon by th" short circuiting
Of a third rail in the Brooklyn Bridge sta
tion of the subway. Just as a West Farms
express was about to pull out el the station
there was an explosion and a flash, tot
lowed by dense volumes el smoke. So
thick did the .smoke become that some of
the passengers rus-he»l for the platform, ami
It was some time before quiet was restored.
Attracted by the smoke which ram
through the prating of the ventilators Tir
the street. Sergeants Farrell and Keen*-,
with a doaea patrolman, hurried into the
subway. Captain Sullivan ami Fireman
Burnett followed closely, and aenaasa them
they did pood work in putting out the small
lire, which started in a lot of rubbish, and
in helpins* the women and children to the
Just as traffic was about to fee resume*
another explosion took place. With Cap
tain Sullivan in command, the fire fighters
again succeeded In putting out the fir- in
a few minutes. Wh»n it was thought that
all wag well, another explosion followed i
third short circuit.
On Investigation it was found that «irh ;
te?n Inches of the third rail and a mass, of j
steel topped iron- had been burr.. •: away by
me sh^rt circuit. Aft*r p delay of more
than an hour the break was finally patched ;
nnd traffic was resumed. Wlifle the block
was on all the trains below the Brooklyn
Bridge were in total darkness. It is un
derstood that two of these wore under the
East River, but no e-xcitem-nt prevailed
Commercial Telegraphers Take In
United and Marconi Men.
S. J. Konenkamp. national president of
the Commercial Telegraphers* Union, who
has been In. this city for several day*, cess*
pleting arrangements for the organization ,
of a wireless branch of the union, left this ,
city yesterday for his headquarters, in Chi- |
cago, where he will preside at a convention '
of the telegraphers which begins in that
city on June I". He announced before he
went away that the branch ha* been
formed and will be known as the Wireless
Division of the Commercial Telegraphers'.
Part of his business her** lie said, was
to renew some agreements with employers.
One of the agreements renewed for a year j
r» as li Ith the International News \-sooia- I
tlon. The condition of the union has |
greatly improved It has a working agree- |
ment Witt the Order of Railroad Teleg- j
raphers, which has a charter from the j
laws T-e
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John Molloy. of New York, Arrcstfd
by Police in La Cross*. Wi».
(Br Telegraph to The Trlbum».l
I,» Crosse. Wtj., Jun<» s.— Persistence f>*
looking for a streetcar to New York led; to>
the arrest of a stranger giving his nan*
as John Molloy. fi New York, and his re
moval from the central police station to a
Dr. Wolf, rity physician, «ays the man
may not live twenty-four hour;". He has
kidney troublr. which has affected his
brain. Molloy says he does not know how
•„- sot to La < Tos«se and cannot be made to
believe that ho is no* In a suburb of New
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