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MAY OVERTHROW BOSS COX IN OHIO Sentiment. Started by President Taft. Gaining Force as Delegates Gather. HIS CANDIDATE IN DANGER Congressman Longworth Has an Excellent Chance of Being- Named for Governor in Race of Dark Horses. [By Te^Rrapb to The Tribune.] Columbus. Ohio, July 24.— Indications to-night point to the defeat before the republican State Convention this week of George B. Cox. of Cincinnati. The sentiment in opposition to the Hamilton County leader was given fresh Impetus to-day with the arrival of train loads of delegates from all parts of Ohio. The cry is sweeping among them to-night to crush Coxism once and for ever, and gloom pervades the Cincinnati boss's headquarters. Judge Orin Brut Brown, of Dayton, whom Cox asserted would be nominated on the second ballot, seems to be virtu ally out of the governorship race, and Warren G. Harding, former Lieutenant Governor, is endeavoring to line up the Cos and the Brown forces in the hope that he will obtain the nomination. Harding, who arrived to-night, grave out a statement in which he asserts that he is "the candidate of no eminent indi vidual and of no faction" "I recognize." he added, "that several so-called leaders are for anybody else." Neither Senator Theodore Burton nor Senator Charles F. Dick saw Cox to day. They had a conference, and while . they did not agree on a candidate it is believed a dark horse will be sprung upon the convention at the last mo ment, and an effort made to stampede I me delegates for him. Among the dark horses mentioned to-night are Granville w aTooney. Speaker of the House: Myron T. Herrick, former Governor of Ohio, and Congressman Nicholas Long • ■ "•'■". Opportunity for Longworth. It is believed that Mr. Roosevelt's son- 1 r— taw has a great opportunity to win the nomination for himself. He is tem porary chairman of the convention, and party leaders feared to-night that in de exlng the keynote of the campaign he i waold sway the delegates and stampede ■, Them to his own candidacy. Politicians ■ Ami! that L/ongworth in this way has the opportunity of bis life. Then .- is also argued that it might be wise to take a candidate from Hamilton ! County to offset any opposition Cox j might offer against his election. The conference between Senators Bux- ' '■■-. and Dick and Wade Ellis, who was | .■-e-t into Ohio to represent President ! Taft, brought forth the announcement ! that neither James R. GaifleM nor i Harding would derive support from these ' v £ders. ! ':-*■■ U -'■ a dark horse, bile Dick s«ms inclined to Camii Thompson, Sec retary of State. Harding- has been a stanch -■--•-• of former Senator Joseph B. : ■-...- - and this -weakens his •"har.ces in the eyes of Burton Dick and Ellis. Mooney is a candidate for Secre tary of State, and to-night he delivered tie ultimatum to Senator Burton. I won't be a candidate for Governor." Mooney told Burton. "I've spent my time !n campaigning for Secretary of State. I vdht run for Governor." Burton did not premise to abide by his wishes, but re issrlred: "We will wait and see." The candidacy of Garfield was given £ fresT boom last night, when it was sr.nounced that Burton had turned against Cox. but to-day"s developments n!cl not help him any. In fact, the in rurg^rt? were quite forgotten to-day in the surprise sprang- by Dick, Burton and other leaders. Garfieid'a stock like ly -«in go up to-morrow, when he and his lieutenant? strike town and begin *'':<: ?r ... a progressive plat form They lira the Garfleld platform | contains the policies and ideas of Roose- ' vt !t. and are ending upon this con tention for much of their support. KB is. In speaking of the ...... nieht. said: "It should contain an on qaallfied indorsement of President Taft ' and his administration. "We ought to approve the Payne bill. fcot because it is perfect, but because it removes excessive duties -..-. .' the Ding- I«y law arid more nearly adjusts the Tsriff to the difference between the cost of production at home and abroad. "The maximum and minimum features of the Payne bill, and especially the tariff commission, should be particularly commended. Attention ought to be tailed to the fact tliat when it was pro posed in Congress to enlarge the powers <t the Tariff Commission and supply sufficient funds to carry out its work every Republican in both houses voted :n favor of it and every Democrat voted against it. The Republican position with respect to the Tariff Commission !s impregnable and will be one of the chief isfcu-s in the campaign." OHIO MISSES GUIDING HAMD Mr. Taft's Refusal to Interfere Confuses Situation. ■ (TYonj a EpecteJ Corre?j>c<:s<JeiH. » loitnsbas. Ohio. July tL- .. the absence p £ « rt aJn element that makes the Ohio Republican situation seemingly confused. This missing quantity is represented by the Hat refusal of President William H. Tail to «v«n intimate who shall be chosen for Gov ernor and ••- -• shall be written into the Platform. From Washington, from Beverly ar^d from the coast of Maine he has said. *Ith all ••■•■• ••.■..,.. idling can produce, that be will by no •word. sisn or nod dictate to the state con vmicn which meets here next Tuesday. Pains have been taken fay him to make It 'lear that no one in Ohio is authorized to *P*ak for him or his administration. So cartful li&b he hetn to preserve his neutral. S»y that, as far back as last March, h«: v. rot«i a. letter to Uni'.^d States Marshal H. D. Davis, ■!•... repudiating the commonly accepted rumor that Wade H. Hilts, who had just sen selected as chair man of ■•-■• Executive Committee, vvas Ms representative and would order party 1 ■"'■ln vi. . . ■ liU £s£fc- ■ — - - *"■" — I . _______——— To-day, part It rloudy. To-morrow, fair; west to M>uthwest Trfnd*. TWO HUNDRED^ MISSING Japanese Steamer Sinks Off Corea — Warships Sent. Tokio. July 24.— The steamer Tetsurel, plying- between Kobe and Talren (Dalny). sank last night off Chindo. Corea. The steamer had 246 passen gers on board, of whom forty were saved. The others are missing. War ships have been sent to the rescue. Direct reports from Chindo say that two of the Tetsurei's lifeboats landed forty passengers, who tell of. harrowing scene? when the vessel struck in the fog. Six lifeboats were launched and filled with passengers. There was no panic and everything: was carried off in the most orderly manner. The captain and mo?t of the crew were unable to leave the steamer. Six first class passengers were saved, includ ing W. Cunningham, the British Vice consul at Osaka, as well as thirteen sec ond clasp passengers. One hundred and five third class pas sengers and fifty-nine soldiers were taken off in boats, and there is reason to believe that they either reached land or were picked up by the warship?. CYCLONE KILLED SIXTY Hundreds Injured in Italy — Losses Reach Millions. Milan, July 24.— The list of dead in the cyclone which swept over the district northwest of Milan yesterday has in creased to sixty, and the injured num ber several hundred. The losses are es timated at many millions. Assistance has been sent to the villages which suf fered most severely from the storm. There are many homeless persons. MINISTER'S PARTING SHOT Poughkeepsie Man, Unable to Get Substitute, Scores Congregation. [By Telegraph to The Tribune,] Poughkeepsie. N. V.. July 24.— -The Rev. William H. Hubbard. pastor of the fashionable Mill Street Baptist Church, the question of whose resignation will be voted on by the church members next Friday night, sent some hot shot into the enemy's camp to-night when he preached his last sermon before the meeting. He apologized to his congre gation for being in the pulpit, explain ing- that he had tried to get a substitute. but had failed. Ke took his text from the book of John, referring to Christ walking on the troubled waters, and de clared that there could be no peace in any man's heart unless he had Christ there. He added that there could be no peace in a congregation when Christ was not in the hearts of the members. The second call for the meeting Fri day night, when it will be decided as to whether Mr. Hubbard will be dismissed, was read by an officer of the church, and then It was announced there would be prayer meetings at the home of vari ous members of the church, every night this week. The meetings are planned by certain members who want to pray for divine guidance in the Friday night meeting. VANISHED MINISTER IS BACK Pastor Taken Home Unconscious After Two Days' Absence. Aft : a mysterious disappearance from his home, at No. 2510 Poplar street. West Chester, on Friday evening, the Rev. Frederick E. Mierau, pastor of the New Apostolic Church, at No. 207 East 120 th street, was returned to his home last night, with an equal degree of mystery, by two men. who rang the bell of his home and then slipped away into the darkness after depositing him on the steps. Mr Mierau was unconscious when his wife opened the door and found him. His pockets were bare of his gold watch 1100 in '"ash which hf= was known t<-> have at *!^ time of his disappear ance For two days the minister's family and friends, aided by the police, have been conducting a search for him. He was last Been on Friday at Third avenue and street, where he boarded a trolley car. Hr had just enmp from the church building, in 120tfa street, after collect ing the rent? from a row of tenement houses <i\vned by the church H» was panied to the car by Peter Benbt, on< of the tenants, who then left him. Th^ two men who took the minister to his home last night were evidently very anxious that their identity should nor be discovered, and they ran down path bo quickly that Mrs. Mierau could not gain more than -,i fleeting if th^m. BADLY BEATEN SAVING GIRL Mother and Two Others Protect Child from Roof Gang In rescuing a littje girl who had fallen Into 'he clutches of a gang of young men congregated on the roof of the tenement bouse No 201 East ?,L'd street last night two women, one of them the mother of the child, and a man were brutally . . ten. The eirl. Ethel Anderson, aged eleven, . ,;:• to the ro<>f .tfifr clothing hung dry. In a little while Mrs. Ander son ht-ard her daughter crying: "Mamma, minima' Save me! Save me'" Mrs An - •airiiug (■> the roof, fol lowed by the janitor and his wife, Her man and Bertha Cruger. As Mrs Ander son reached the roof she was attacked BveraJ young men, struck in th< face with a sharp instrument anl Fell uncgrr.se ious Mrs. Cruger was also badly beaten, and Cruger, ho had a club, fought des perately, but he was outnumbered. He was thrown down, beaten and kicked, and The; slashed across the arm. The gang fled, with many tenants in pursuit. A!! escaped except a youth who gave his name as Terence McGowan. He was locked up on a charge of felonious as sa T he girl said one of the men asked her to drink with them and she refused. Then she was seized and began to cry for help. ■ CHANCE FOR AMBITIOUS MAN. Ford City. Perm.. July M -a Civil Ser vice examination will be held here on August 13 for candidates- to tee posuna*- Krship of Roshton. near here. La -• jear the' place paid 25 cents a day. NEW- YORK, MONDAY. JULY 25, 1910— TEN PAGES. KEENE FACES ANOTHER BIG HOCK POOL SUIT Partners of Lathrop, Haskins & Co. Bring Action for $750, 000 Damages. JUST OUT OF BANKRUPTCY Still Another Method Devised in Plan to Force Settlement by "Gray Pox of Wall Street." Still another method has been devised of seeking a settlement from James R. Keene as a result of the crash of the Hocking poois and three Stock Exchange firms on January 19. Henry D. Hotch kiss. trustee for the creditors of Lathrop, Haskins & Co., one of these firms, has already sued Mr. Keene in the Supreme Court for an accounting of his alleged profits in the sales of Hocking made on the day before and on the day of the collapse, and now Henry S. Haskins and Henry S. Leverich, the firm's partners, have entered suit against the "gray fox of Wall Street" for $750,006 damages. In the latter suit, Popper & Sternbach, Mr. Keene's brokers, also are made de fendants, as is Mr. Hotchkiss; but the trustee is merely a formal defendant, named because he refused to bring the present suit himself. The summons and complaint have been filed with the County Clerk by Abram I. Elkus and William S. McGuire. the plaintiffs* attorneys. The complaint sets fonh in brief the entire history of the Hocking pools as conceived by the victims of the collapse. Keene and his brokers are accused of conspiring to sell the pools out, contrary to the pool agree ments, and of conspiring also to ruin the defendants to enhance their profits. Mr. Keene's alleged plan of action, abet ted by his brokers, will be explained as follows in court by his adversaries: It was his intention, they will say. to sell Columbus and Hocking Coal and Iron stock for his own account in large blocks after the operations of the pools had boosted it to a fictitious value, and to cause thereby such a break in the mar ket for the stock that he would be able to buy it later for very little. Plan to Involve the Firm. This could not happen if Lathrop. Haskins & Co , who bought all the stock for the pools, were able to continue to buy and sustain the market. Therefore, as manager of the pools, Mr. Keene. it will be chtrged. had the Haskins firm buy beforehand enough of the Hocking stock practically to fill the allotments agreed upon of all the members of both pools, and incidentally its own allot ments in the two pools, which amounted to 12,000 Shares Loaded down with Hocking stock to this extent Lathrop, Haskins & Co. could not then sustain the market should a lot of th>r stuff be dumped upon it at once. As a matter of record, it was un able to do so when the test came. L'nder the pressure of the sale? made by Keer.e's brokers, followed by those of outsiders, the stock broke from above SO to below 30. it will be alleged The bank? which had lent money to T ithrop. Haskins & Co. sold the Hock ing stock held a? collateral at a sacrifice, and the firm was unable to make up the difference. Furthermore, the firm was unable to pay for the Hocking stock Hugh F Criss. of Roberts. Hal! & Criss. was buying for it on the floor of the Ex change under Keene'? orders, and Mr Criss's firm failed The other firm to fail was J. M. Fiske &- Co., a member of both poole The Haskins firm, which was dis charged from bankruptcy on Wednes day, includes in the damage alleged to have been done to it by Keene and his brokers the ]ns^ of its good name Through insolvency, and of its business and capital, including a Stock Exchange seat and the collateral against its Joans. Popper & Sternbach'B alleged share in all this, aside from the firm's activity simply as a broker executing Keene's orders, can be best understood by a brief consideration of some of the evidence adduced at the different bankruptcy pro ceedings. Keene's Testimony Recalled. In the Lathrop. Hawkins & Co. and the .1 M. Fiske & Co. bankruptcy hearings both Keene and Edward Popper, of Popper & Sternbach. testified that the sales of Hocking stock on January 18 and li ( were made for the account of the brokers and not for Keene's ac count; that they were "short" sales, and that Keene did not know who was re sponsible for them until a month later, although his stock was used for deliv ery and the sale? were firs* entered under his account in the firm's books. The entries were so made. Popper testified, to deceive Mr Keene. who they were afraid might retaliate forci bly should he find out who was selling short the. stock of which he was long several thousand shares. He and his partners, 50 Popper i-aid, had become apprehensive over the fut ure of Hocking back in December, and had besought Kt-ene to dispose of some of his large holdings of the stork. On bis repeated refusal to do so, the broker declared, his firm decided on January 18 to sell the stuff short and use Keene's stock for delivery under an old agree ment. Some 7,000 shares were disposed of in this way. he testified. Keene said at the last Lathrop-Hask ins hearing that he hadn't «ecn any of tiiis stock sin* He said he did not know of the sales untii February 23. after Popper had testified to thera in court. He said he had been Bbocked by the discovery, but had immediately re membered the agreement between him and his brokers whereby they had a perfect right to dispose of his stock in this way. SWOPE CASE SPECIALIST DEAD. Kansas City. Mo.. July 24,—Dr. Chesslng Haired Chase Jordan, the self-sty led /South American specialist" who figured in the Bwope poison case, died at his office In Kansas City, Kan., last night. His death was due to bronchitis. A complaint had been fll'-.J again.>t him recently by the Kan mi State Boa»-d of Medical Registration charging him with ira uMn medicine without a li * dm NEW YUROKER KILLS RICH ITALIAN Louis V. Seydel Surrenders After Shooting at West Park Bungalow Colony. QUARREL OVER ROAD'S USE Tragedy Near John Burroughs' s Place — Italians Excited, and Mrs. Seydel Goes to Friend's Home. [ISy Telejrranh to The Tribune.] Poughkeepsie, N. V.. JuK- 24.— The ex clusive and aristocratic bungalow colony at West Park, of which John Burroughs, the author and naturalist, is the dean, was agitated by a shooting affray at 0 o'clock this morning, when Louis Victor Seydel . a wealthy New York broker, with offices at No. 29 Broadway, shot and instantly killed Clement Demorond, said to be the wealthiest Italian in Ul ster County. The two men had some words over Demorond's right to haul lumber nvfr the road which winds -its way past the bungalows in the colony on the moun tain and terminates at Slabsides, John Burroughs'? place. Seydel says that Demorond, with three Italians who ac companied him. advanced on him as if to assault him, and that Demorond picked up a stone. Seydel ran to his house, fifty feet away, got his pistol and, returning, fired two shots at Demorond, one passing throug-h his heart and the other entering his abdomen and coming out at this hip. D^morond was instants killed. Seydel's wifp and two small chil dren were at home. Mrs. Seydel did not witness the quarrel and its tragic result. The only witnesses are the Italian? who were with Demorond. Seydel Starts for Poughkeepsie, Seyde] after the shooting went over to the house of his neighbor, Frank Seeley. and got his man to drive him to High land, with the intention of coming here to give himself up to the Sheriff. After his arrival at Highland he changed his plans and went up to Kingston, six teen miles north, the county seat of Ulster County, where he consulted with his attorney. Judge A. T. Ciearwater The latter communicated with Justice H E McKenzie. at Port Ewin. and It was arranged to have Mr. Seydel ap pear before him Judge Ciearwater. with Mr Seydel and several others from Kingston, met Jus tice McKenzie, and all went down to West Park, where they met Patrolman Clarence Baker, of Highland, who pre ferred a. charge of manslaughter in ths first, degree against Seydel. Justice Mc- Kenzie issued a warrant for him. and committed him to the Kingston jail without bail to await the inquest, which will be held by Coroner Hasbrouck. of Highland, on Tuesday Seyde! then went to hi 6 home, packed up his clothing and returned to Kings ton. He was locked up i,, the jail The accused man was cool and collected, and did not seem apprehensive that he would not be exculpated from blame for his act. Mrs, Seyde!) Goes to Pr<endE. Seydel is a comparative newcomer at West Park He bought his property from the Martin Sherwood estate last fall. On account of the excitement among the Italians residing near West Park Mrs. Seydel was advised to leave her home. She took her children and wr-nt away to friends. Mr. Seydel is thirty-five years old. Clement Demorond was about thirty eight years old. He was the proprietor of a hotel at West Park and a large land owner He is described as having been somewhat arrogant and overbear ing and a commanding figure among his countrymen on account of his intelli gence and wealth. He started life poor. He leaves a wife and a daughter, about thirteen years old. Demorond's body was taken to his home, where duriflg the day a crowd of several hundred Ital ians gathered. Precautions have been taken to guard the bungalows at West I';irk. as it is feared that reprisals may be undertaken by the more ignorant of Demorond's fellow countrymen. The death of Demorond and SeydelV connection with it greatly distressed the wealthy people in the West Park bunga low colony. It was such an unexpected incident in a locality where the utmost precautions are taken to secure comfort and repose. Demorond owned property near West Park which he was improv ing, and the lumber which he was haul ing this morning, it is said, was destined t'nr use in this project. At the ''rescent Court apartment house, No US Claremont avenue, where Mr. Sey del end his family have been living for Mnle time, the tenants expressed much Fiirprise when they learned That Mr. Seydel was implicated in a i-hooting It was said there that it had been customary for Mr. Seydel and his family »o leave the city early in June and go to the country for a few months. Mr. Seydel, they said, is a quiet and reserved man and is the last person who would lose bfs temper. CHAINED TOGETHER TO DIE Man andWoraan Make Elaborate Attempt at Suicide. St. I>-.uis. July 24— Bound together with two steel chains and fifteen feet of rope and weighted with a valise filled with sand, Brlce Wommack. of Troy, Mo., the father of five children, and Mrs. Mollie Anderson jumped from a skiff into the Mississippi River shortly after daybreak to-day. James Landers, stationed at the In take tower, rescued the couple. When Landers reached them they had drifted half a mile, clinging to the skiff from which they had jumped. Wommack is held, charged with the theft of the skiff. Mrs,' Anderson is in the observation ward at the City Hospital. The attempted suicides were the re sult of an agreement. The couple planned to drown therr.gfelves. The de tails h.i.i been gone over carefully before they left St. Louis, Ml? M DEGREES, M WEATHER MAN ADMITS Instrument Up in the Air: It Was 100 in the Streets Down Below. SUMMER'S RECORD GOES Many Slept at Beaches, on the Hudson's Banks, or Tried to Cool Off on Roof or Fire Escape. Sure it was hot yesterday, and Father Knickerbocker and all his children, hav ing: less than usual to do because it was Sunday, thought and thought about it until they scorned the weather man's of ficial high record of 94 ajid took oath that in their particular part of town it was over 100. Most of them were correct, too. and if you had to ftay in town it ("idn't make much difference where you stayed. The heat and old General Humidity put it all over you. If you elected to stay In your Harlem flat you took a gambler's chance on be ing cooked. If your flat was up high, where you mi^ht expect cooler air, you only found that, b«=>ing that much nearer the source of the heat. Old Sol was hit ting you harder than he was those in the lower places. And if you were near or In the street you found that the sun's rays had cooked the asphalt to a pasty glue, and you caught it both ways, going and com ing, direct from above and reflected from the pavement. Statistically yesterday's heat -ecord went iwo degrees above the hottest previous day this summer. On July 10 the high record was 02 degrees. Yester day it was 94: but that is the record of the Weather Bureau, admittedly lower than the street average. No relief Is promised for the next two days by the Weath<=r Bureau. Genera. Humidity ran all over the dial yesterday, doing his worst work in the morning, and gradually shading off in his attack as the. afternoon drew to a cose. The percentage of humidity reg istered by the bureau in the morning went as high as 83. but by 6 o'clock in the evening it had been reduced to the comparatively comfortable percentage of nO. Pajamas Ruled Strong. It was a coatless, collarless. almost a shirtless, day. Pajamas ruled strong in the cliff dweller's market, and by many the night attire, with the addition of sandal slipper?, was worn throughout the day. The man with the linen crash suit was an object of envious glances, and tears of jealousy jctned with the streaming perspiration on the cheeks of those grown-ups who could only stand by, watching their progeny splashing around in the baths and around the docks. Thousands sought the beaches, and thousands more, too hot to make e\-en that effort, spent large parts of the day en open trolley car? bound for the Hty's outskirts Old Ocean must have wondered what it was that brought out the myriads of people to his shores They were gath ered on the sea's brink as the sands; in fact, they covered the sandy stretches and encroached even into the sea itself. Brighton Beach. Coney Island, all the water resorts on Staten Island and the Rockaways. far and near: Manhattan. Oriental and Long Beach, all had their overflow, and many of those who vent ured down to the shores were not satis fied with this near proximity to the cool ness of the green depths of the ocean, bur donned bathing suits and slipped languidly ir. It was probably the first time that night bathing had been in dulged in to such an extent by the masses. City Population Shrinks. The transit lines were loaded until they fairly staggerd under the burdens, and all the heaviest traffic was in one direction — to the sea. New York must have shrunk to a city of scarcely two million population, to judge by the masses that poured out of the scorched streets and houses, and most nf these sufferers from the demoralizing heat stayed by the water all through the night. All thought of sleeping in the stifling tenement houses on the lower East Side was abandoned by those who have their homes there, and those who could not get to the beaches slept on the roofs, fire escapes and on the sidewalks. The people of Harlem, Washington Heights and The Bronx, far removed from the ocean stretches, nevertheless sU'le a march on the heat, for they bivouacked beside the shores of the Hud son mikl eagerly drank In whatever cool ing breeze? were wafted from the Cats kills. How restless the sufferers were made by the heat could be leared by watching the steady stream of dripping humanity that crossed and recrossed City Hall Park on the way to the Jersey ferries and to the Long Island boats. Too Hot to Make Trouble. To guard the vast army of heat vic tims who pitched their beds beside the sounding sea and by the cool recesses of the silent flowing Hudson the police from all precincts were detailed to patrol duty. but they had little to do. as those who stretched themselves beneath the stars were intent only <> n keeping cool Many sufferers wished that the day of practical airships had arrived, visions of cool flights through the darkness of the air exerting a potent influence on them. It is a safe conjecture that were there regular passenger carrying air lines they would have been loaded far in excess of the cargoes borne by the train and trol ley lines. The grind of the heat mill wa« respon sible for three deaths and more than a u.-Z'-n prostrations In flu- surrounding districts ol New Y->rk Those wh<-» were killed l>\ the heat were : Connolly, Andrew, forty -nve years old, Of No. 36 Oakland avenue. Jersey City; was found dead on Mi Xulty avenue Hennessey, I'Yank D., of Xo. ss ciin- Contiautxl on et-i ond page. • * PRICE ONE CENT ANOTHER CRIPPEN RUMOR May Be on the Montrose, Now on Way to Montreal. London. July 24. — According to the latest reports received here by Scotland Yard. Dr. Hawley H. Cripp^n and Ethel Leneve, as the Rev. Mr. Robinson and son. booked passage at the last moment and boarded the steamor Montrose. which sailed from Antwerp on July SI for Montreal The original reports regarding the sail ing of Crippen and his companion led the police to the belief that they were passengers on board the Sardinian, which left Havre on July 18 for Montn-al. The steamer Laurentic. '>n which In spector Dew is a passenger, sailed from Liverpool yesterday. Both th** Laurentic and the Montrose are due to arrive at Montreal on July 30. Havre. July 24. — The authorities here have not been able to verify the report that Dr. Hawley H. Crippen and Ethel Lenevo are passengers on the steamship Sardinian, which sailed from here on July 18 for Montreal. The emigration commissioner at this port says that he does not believe Crippen embarked on the vessel here. Montreal. July 24.— The steamer Sardinian, which left London on July IH, bound for Montreal, is due to pass- Father Point Light, where a pilot will board her, on Thursday mornine. If Dr. rvippen is on board of her the fact will prohably not be known until the shlD is within 100 miles of this side, as th* Sardinian's wireless equipment is lim ited to that radius. The Allan Line agents here say they know nothing about Dr. Crip pen's being on board the steamer. BOYS SING TROUBLE AWAY Twenty- eight Arrested in Park Warble in Station Cells. Patrolman Woodhridge. of the Kings bridge station, yesterday noon arrested twenty-eight boys in Van Cortlandt Park and brought them down to the station house, where the boys were detained un til the evening. The arrests were made because the boys were peddling candy, lemonade, chewing gum, peanuts, etc, without a license. Eleven of the boys, being under six teen years old, were sent to the Chil dren's Society, six were taken to the night court, while eleven, who were be tween six and eleven years of age. were released by Captain Madden, of the Klnersbridge station. After the arrests the boys were placed half a dozen in a cell, and proceeded to make life miserable for the reserves who were trying to sleep in the station. The police were unable to do anything with the youngsters, who sang popular songs for three nours without a moment's in termission. BITTEN BY PET RATTLER Owner of Snake Thought It Was Harmless — May Recover. When Charles Ranieh. a bookkeeper. returned to this city from West Virginia ten months ago he brought back with him a rattlesnake which is sixty-four inches long and has twenty-four rattles. Recently he took the rattler to a veter inarian, who removed the poison glands. Apparently satisfied that the reptile was harmless. Ranieh yesterday after noon got hold of a mouse and held it temptingly within a few feet of its head. The snake made a lunge for it. missed the rodent and nipped Ranich's right index finger. Ranieh. who live? at No. SO First ave nue, went to Bellevue Hospital, where Dr. Leroy Smith cauterized the wound and sent him to the Rockefeller Institute for further treatment. When he arrived at the institute the physicians there in jected a serum at a point just below the elbow and at the wrist. Later the physicians opened the wounds and injected permanganate at potash. This so weakened Ranfch that if was decided to take him to Bellevue Hospital. In reply to a question by Dr. Smith, Ranieh said that he felt as though he "had been on a souse for about three months." At the hospital !ate last nig-ht it was said that although Rarich's condiion was serious the physi cians hold out an even chance for his recovery. THE MOMUS FIRE OUT Wireless Message Says Steam ship Is Proceeding on Its Way. Savannah. July 24— A message by wireless to this port from the steamship llomus reads: "Fire extinguished at 12:15 o'clock this afternoon. Full speed for New Orleans" Tampa. July 24. — At 9 o'clock to night the local wireless station picked up a message from the steamer Meows fay ing all was well and that good time was being made toward New Orleans. Key West, Fla.. July 24. — Wireless messages received here to-day from the Momus state that, after transferring her passengers and bag-gage to the steam *hip Comus, without mifhap. on Satur day, the Momus anchored off Cape Can averel. 335 miles north of Key West, and the crew of 120 was at once put to work tisrhtinpr the flames. The last message indicated that the fire was practically extinguished. Captain Rysk of th«- Mallory liner Alamo, which arrived here to-day, re ported that yesterday morning the Alamo picked up th>> wireless 'S. <> S." <>f the Bfoxnus. and immediately offered to take i.ff the passengers and transfer thcia to Mobile. Within a few minutes he re ceived a message of thanks, but advising that the Comus was standing by and taking off the passengers U. S. TO PAY AFTER 45 YEARS General Anderson Will Get $240 for Services as Cadet. Washington. July 24— For services ren dered forty-five years ago Brigadier General Harry R. Anderson, a retired artil lery officer, is to receive from the govern ment J2-W. the accounting officers of the Treasury Department finally having been convinced that he Is entitled to that amount. This Is because of the fact that General Anderson served as a cadet at West Point from July 1564 to January IS6s— six months and eighteen days. The Controller of the Treasury has ruled that this service In th« academy was actually service, in the army, and that General Anderson Is en titled to pay for the time he spent at West Point. , In City of »w York. Jrr*rr City and Ilobokeii. ELSEWHERE TWO CENTS. > _ NEW YORK WATERS CLAIM SEVEN LIVES Boaters and Bathers Drown in Hudson. Harlem and East Rivers. DIES FOR LITTLE BROTHER Mother Hears Lad Attempt 3 Rescue and Perishe3 Where Third Son Recently Was Lost. Three members of ■ boating: party were drowned in the North River yes terday, a boy lost his life in the same waters, a second sank In the East River and another went to his death in the Harlem, opposite Veal S2tt street. A young man was drowned at Far Rocka way, and numerous rescues were re ported from various sections of the city and surrounding territory. The dead are; BOVA. <;.i«!ano. of No. 30» West G£tto street. P.ROWS. Peter, of No. 124 East t>4th street. KANE, >,••_- C. of No. 166 West End anna XI ATT. Ft«J. of No "I.". East MSB) street. SCHLAUTER. Julius, of No. 3-1 East Mtfc street. STEINBERG. Frederick, of No. 2CS West fOtH street. WEIS6NER. Otto, of No. SJ West 104 th strwt. Steinberg. Kane and Bova were mem bers of a boating party of ten which started from Carey's boathouse. at 70th street and North River, yesterday noon for a trip on the river. They went across to the Jersey shore, where they had dinner. On their return a brisk wind was blowing and the waves were running high. T'> those who saw the hsanrSj kttsaal boat laboring in the water an accident seemed inevitable. The boat was deep in the water, and almost every wave left its mite in th^ bottom of the boat. Finally the frail craft capsized, II ing its t^n oecvsjsflßts into the sjassi The mishap was seen from the float of the Columbia Yacht Club, at >~" and North Riv^r. by James R. Torranca and his son Robert, of No. ">2 Broadway. They immediately jumped into UM ■Bssss boat Tormary, whi-h was moored I I I float, and marie tat the scene ci the ac cident. In Time to Rescue Three. They arrived in time to pick up three young men who- gave their names and addresses as J. Bradshaw. of No. 22S West 67th street: Antonc Lave, of No. 316 West 69th street, and John Kutch. of No. Ml West End avenue. Other boats in the neighborhood picked up four others. The three rescued by the Tour ances were taken to the yacht club and sent home, after giving the names of their companions, whom they said they saw go down. The bodies were not re covered. Peter Brown, who was fifteen years old. was drowned near the place where his ten-year-old brother lost his life n. year ago. Be was trying to save Mi brother. Thomas, -who is fourteen years old. The latter was pulled out by Royal B. Rothermel, who lives on a houseboat moored at 212 th street. Twenty boys saw young Brown sink beneath the wa ters for the last time. The fact that a younger brother had teen drowned in the Harlem did riot prevent the brothers from going for a swim yesterday afternoon. After they had been splashing about in the water for some time Peter lay down on the bank to bob Lliaself. Meanwhile. Thomas went out too far and slipped into the channel. Peter rushed into the water, while several others ran to the house boat and asked for aid. Rothermel and his mother answered, i and when they arrived Peter had disap peared. Thomas could still be seen, hia head bobbing about on the surface. Rotherrru 1 jumped into a skirl an.l rowed out to the unconscious form, which sank ju3t as he was about to ; grasp the hair. Diving from the skiff | he brought the body back la the surface and swam to the shore. His mother, who had gone back to the houseboat for a bottle of brandy, soon returned, and between them they revived the boy. Sad Story for Mother. In the excitement the absence «i Peter had not been noted. Rothermel at once went out and dived for the body, but the swift current had evidently carried it away, and it was not recovered- Thomas then went home in tears to re":! his mother that another son had been swallowed by the waters of the Harlem. Rothermel. who is only seventeen year* old. has several medals for rescues, and. according to his mother, has saved more than twenty lives within the last year or two. Nine-year-old Otto Weissner was play ing along the waterfront Lt 95th street yesterday afternoon, when he tripped and stumbled into the river from the stringpiece of the pier. His companions ran to the naval militia boat Granite State and obtained aid. Clement Gar son and William Strohning. members of the crew, dived for the body and finally brought it to shore, but It Goldberg, of ♦he J. Hood Wright Hospital, said that life was extinct. '"Fred" Klatt was drowned in the East River opposite I3M street yesterday morning. He was swimming some dis tance from the shore when he was seized with cramps, and sank. August Miller, of No. 517 East l3Gth street, and Lloyd Johnson, of No. 615 East 14$ th street, swam to his aid. but the undertow car ried the body away, and they dived sev . ral times without success. The body of Julius Schlanter. who war drowned while swimming at Ostend Beach. Far Rockaway. was not recov ered. Three Saved at Yonkers. Three men were rescued from the Hudson River at Yonkers yesterday. Two of them. Daniel Gorman and Bar tholomew- Kavanagh. are in St. John's Hospital. The former was seized with cramps, and when the latter went to his aid he also became helpless. William Fraryiom then Jumped from a pier and brought Gorman to the shore. "When he went after Kavanagh he became ex hausted, and both would have drowned but for the efforts of Joseph Housick, of No. 12 Centre street, and Joseph Acker ley, of No. 4 18 Walnut street. , A squall which came up suddenly