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GRANT WINS AUTO CUP; FOUR KILLED AT RACE Daring Driver of Alco Car Wins Vanderbilt Trophy for Second Time. BEATS DAWSON BY SECONDS ONLY Thousands See Stirring Battle of Car? in Which Winner Sets New Record for Course. Winner of Vandcrbilt Cvp — Harry F. Grant, in Aico car, who established a mem speed record by covering the 278.0$ miles at the rate of 65.4 miles an hour: old mark. 64.3. Time, I hour?, 15 minutes, 58 seconds. . * Winner of Massapequa Trophy- Bill Endicott, in a Cole '."30," covering 126.40 miles in 2 hours. 18 minutes, 43 1-5 seconds. Winner of Whcatley Hills Trophy — J. F. Gelnaw. in Fal car, cov ering 189.60 miles in 3 hours. 15 minutes, 64-5 seconds. Casualties — Four men were killed and some twenty others more or less scriouslv injured, three or four of whom may die. Crowd — Estimated at 100.000 persons, who travelled by train and automobile. Estimated that 10,000 cars were distributed around the course. Chief Tmpiiv The Vanderbilt Cup. offered by William K. Van ierMt, ir.. in T J O4. as a perpetutal challenge trophy for an American road r^cc. Previous winners — I*lo4. Heath, in Panhaid: 1905, Hemmery, in Darracq: l°o6. Wagner, in Darracq : 190S, George Robertson, in Loco mobile: vxf*. Hairy F. Grant, in Aim. Oficials— Referee, William K. Vanderbiit. jr.; judge?, Henry San derson. Colgate Hoyt. Dave H. Moms. Robert Lee MorreH, Samuel M. Butler: c i c tant to the president. A. R. Pardington : starter. Fred I Wagner; chief timer and scorer, Charles M. Warner: announcer. Peter Pruntv. Toll of the V "cinder hilt Cup Tine?. THE DEAD. FERDINAND r»7irp» mI« . ti«i**" p ««f the Pope-Hartford Ant« Torapanr. «f v»ir Tork; killed •■ "T»f •* «-«nr«e, »*-■ Ma c«r t^ytefl lat« ■ *teh. MATTHF^r m. BaCC*. BBMsnas> la n. i 4 StaM>t aftsa ■* ear stances' »• b-i^/r- c"d tnn««d terfte "P bnr*Uwg .of THOMAP monai m*** m rmm t>*n<? sraMsm; swosstsi eat Bsd nstnor Bshstaj HAROLD \. STONF,. dHrer «f r-»l«mWii •«'; Mb >•?> Baßhaa. IlltWll lapjrtM: In Vt'MD H««piti!; '■«ind!fl"n critical, may ««. E. *?. nROTrNK. po«t of Ferdinand TVZIobs: brnl»ed «honlder and h!p. kVßJrai CTITcrPOI.KT. of Detroit. dr»r»r •f Itnlck ca»: ».pr«lned shoulder and con »n«»»n« of the h«d.r. MBJBBB Hospital. ST. J. TAmiFR. N«. MC Weal Ifsßi •tre»t, Manhattan: b»dlr bml»ed: In Na« •»« Hospital. *Ir*. IV. 4. T M Rir.R. V«. MS Ve*t 112 th «trret. Manhnttan; D««e broken scd b»<IlT hrul>ed: In Na««an Ho^pltni. CORVEI-I. RF.ID. >*•». *«•: sPMt Knd avenne. Manhattan: riirbi Ir-e broken; In NaMaii Hospital. THrnnoßr. r.RAMMrCI. No. ■'•4? \\>*t 112 th street. Manhattan. chauffeur on TiiurW ears left lee brnVen. Internal In jur|e«; in Nassau Hospital; maj die. IIOBEKT EVANS, of New York, mem her of «he Buick team: «prwlned shoulder and «-«t»tu«io"« Na*«ou Hospital. Mr*. F. TV7.H BY both |e«« broken: In Vt«Mu Hospital. Orim death etalked in th* wake of Harry F. Grant a« be guided his s=put ■■lsjg sJc«i far to victory In the great eh) an<S mr»Ft pensational automobile r«<> ever derided in this or any other country, and wrni for the sue— d year in surrcFsion the coveted Vanderbilt ''up over the T.T-itor Parkway on I^ong Isl and yesterday. Four lives paid the pen alty of rlie !«i?t for speed and the crav in? for gold sad glory, while the twenty sr more injuries, pome of which may PW I '-'i. otherwise marred a strug g)>- that a! ! as unfortunate as it was brilliant. Mathew R Bar-on, the mechanic of the Columbia ca- driven by Harold Stone, vas killed a>esi the daring driver lost control of tre machine as the left rear tire blew up. The car crashed through the iron railing at the Meadow Brook bridge, near th» Westbury turn. and. lurning: turtl*-. MI to th* road, some thirty feet l>eiow. Stone, T>ho=e brMe of a few weeks was ' elttlng in the grandstand as be dashed away on his first lap. that was never finished, was daneer< injured, but the doctors at the Nassau Hospital said j last night that he had a line chance i for recovery. Roth of Up legs were fractured, while be is also sneering from a flight concussion and Internal injuries. i <"harley Miller, who acted as me chanic for I>ouis Chevrolet, %1).. was , lighting along with the leaden in his B .!• k car. was killed when the machine, •" hi'-h had been flying over the course *t frightful speed, slste-ewtped a touring car in the fifteenth lan a- mile anil a half beyond the Hiriuvtlle turn, sad •^reck*d l«'th cars Chevrolet and th«» vapsenzer? in the touring c«r escaped j-erious injuries by a miracle. Ferdinand it'Ziuba, sales manager of the Pope-Hartford Auto Company, of New York, was killed on Ms way to the vourpe shortly before midnight, when the «ar did not respond to the brakes and roasted down hill into a ditch. Mrs. jyZiul>a. m bride of two weeks, had one !"g broken and was ssaTertag from in lTTial injuries, v hile tr-o other paasen jrers In th«» machine nere badly bruised find shaken up. Bdward Lynch, of Glen Cove. Long iFland. a man eighty-five yearn of age, "•« Kill'd on his way home after the rjee, being ftruck by a touring car. H» dUd in the Henipsirad Hospital an hour af"r be v as injured. Cars Bunched at Finish. •^'utsi^e of the costly toll demanded end the unhappy consequence?, the sixth race for th* now historic trophy made .-- iirirht r«?c in automobile history. 1*..? «h»n tv.t, minutes - rated the firFt rhi *"arE at the finish ifrer a ktv-ca^ battle. The AJ' 1 i iiiargia at Tn-rIBT anri to-m<>rr<iTT, fair fHARi.F.S Mai.ER. merhantc *>f Ch-^ nUtfti machine: BBStel «n«t'»ntlj- a* the ear »-r9«he«J Into » t«Mirlne c«r «n the eds« cf th» «-fnir«e. EDTTARO ?,YN'CH. «t Gl#n C-t*. I>»nr Itlgn-), e!chty--fIT» .t»w» o'd : «tru» > k hr tn^rtnjt •**•■ ■• ■*-?« r»tijnriint home, Ufter the *■*€»■. died 1" sTaaaaa Hospital. THF. TN-rTTPr.T> HfIXIAM rrK.rEsnx Cnxuotm, > •• . hrnic^n no«e: Trotind* dre«*ed !n >'»«•»« BJaajMaL . hfvrv mr,r,noßv. >'«. "si r.,r,ri*> t)-:»Tiiif. Manhattan: cnmp«>tind fr*rtnre •>* h"th !-»«: eond'tlnu erttira!: In Hemp (tMWJ Hi«pl»«l. TOUT die. MORRIS HT>T->IAN. of N«. 122 Orchard Mmefi lett knpe dUlfw-nt^ and right leg: bidly Injured: in p*lmnnt Hospital. MORRIS MEVTVSOJir. >*«». -•'21 F»>t Broa«ltTi».r. Manhattan: Hrht hip fractured ■nd Internal Injuries; In B^BSseSaßd Ho« pftaL ' ■ . THOMAS MntFR. N«. 102 12th «*r**t. r Altrc' Point. Inn* Inland: left Ins am putated below knee: H*mp«t«>i/1 Ho«plts!. . MAX COI.DBKRG.- >•>. 121 Orchard •treet; fracture of the l»ft l^c ami dislo rated knee. R. CAFFRKY. Richmond Hill: Heht J^r broken; in H*-mp«tead Hospital. . JOHN BARBER, mechanic of Padola> far; In >'n««au Hospital: condition critical. JOHN If. (OOKE. No. 161 East I2Rth street. Manhattan: now broken. RICHARD rAPTREV. of Richmond Hill: frnctore of left leg: In Na<»«aii Hospital. HARRY RERKOWTTZ, of No. 113 We«it 110 th street; left lejt amputated: In Jamaica Hospital. . - victory over Jo*> Dawgon. in a Marmon car, was a scant forty seconds, and this, too! Biter » bitter struggle of more than four hours over 338.46 miles of the ce mented Motor Parkway and the Nassau County roads. John Altkf-n, pilot of a National car, flashed across the line first, closely followed by Grant and Dawson. but the difference in time in starting was too much, and Aitken had to be content with third place, one min ute and a small fraction behind the second car. Harry Grant, who drove with the fin ished Pkill of an Oldfleld and the daring of a I^ncia. not only won the coveted trophy for the second time In succession, and with the same car. but established a new speed record for the race. He thundered over the 278.08 miles in 4 hours 15 minutes ">S -seconds, at an av erage speed of 65.4 miles an hour, faster than a mile a minute. The old mark of »',4.:: miles an hour was established by George Robertson in winning the Vanderbilt Cup in IWS. while the rec ord for the present course of 62.8 miles an hour was set by Grant a year ago. when he won the trophy for the first time. Crowd Flocks to Race. Ten thousand persons were banked near the finish line, while one hundred thousand or more were scattered about the course. The lure of extreme speed, the call of reckless strife, were the po tent factors that forced these thousands to pacriflce refreshing sleep for a chance to indulge th*nr passion and to throw themselves recklessly into the yawning" arms of a soulless railroad company. There was speed enough, and thrice enough, to satisfy the most captious, but the majority of those in the vast ! crowd that niliMj the grandstand stood in cars, clung to trees, pushed against the groaning fences or encroached on the course knew none of the shocking 1 details as they rose as one man here 1 or there and roared approval to th^- be . prim") drivers, -who giiiderj their smok ■ ing, spluttering monsters along the nar row way. The glamour of it all. as seen by the crowd, was stimulating, gripping— the pity of it all, as appreciated by the few, v.(< depressing, appalling. How Bacon Was Killed. Mathr-A R. Bacon came to his untimely end through no fault of Stone. The car was going at great speed when a tire burst as it Struck the incline west of the Meadow Brook Bridge. Btone lost control of the machine as it began to ■hid toward the left hand Ride of the bridge. iir|><nc 50 perilously that those betid'- the track expe* t«d to a c it topple over e\ «ry moment. It. trmtr)t|,i ne^ an (.vntiuutd en ht\talU ras» NEW-YORK, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1910.— F1T1 PARTS-SIXTY PA(iES. GRANT IN THE ALCO CAB GOING AROUND A CURVE IN HIS CRFAT.KiX. WILLIAM X VAN't>ERBII,T, IP Donor of th« Vanderbllt Cup. BLAME UNION LABOR ! FOR DEATH OF A SCORE "The Los Angeles Times" Plant Dynamited and Three Other Places Attacked. ESCAPE AT OTIS HOME Infernal Machine Is Removed Across Street Just in Time— Another Found at Anti- Unionist's Home. T.of Ane -s. Oet- 1 An attempt to destroy the residence of General Harri son Gray Tit is. publisher of "The u.s An geles Times," by means of an infernal machine was made late to-day, follow ing an explosion which earlier in the day caused the death of probably nineteen persons and destroyed th»- buildings and plant of 'The Times." and a suspected effort to blow up the auxiliary plant of that paper. A powerful infernal ma chine was also found to-day in the resi dence of Secretary Zeehandelaar of the Merchants and Manufacturers' Associa tion. General Otis, who arrived here from Mexico this afternoon, and the other responsible heads of The Times' un equivocally charge the destruction of •The Times" building and the narrow ly averted attempts at further destruc tion of life and property to labor union sources. With equal emphasis, the lead ers of union labor repudiate the accusa tion. an<l offer all aid in their power to detect the culprits. This afternoon "The Times" made public the following telegram from Gen eral Otis: •Your wire with its terrible news reached me this morning. I am amazed at the desperation of the criminal con spirators in destroying 'The Times' building and slaying its loyal defenders, whose loss I deeply deplore; but 'The Times' itself will live on. bravely de fending the vital and essential principle of industrial freedom under law which must yet triumph in the. entire nation." Paper. Fought Unions. For twenty years, following a quarrel with the Typographical Union and th» changing of "The Time*" to a non-union paper. General Otis has fought unionism with every resource at his command He has been ably seconded in this fight by the Merchants and Manufacturers' Association, whose secretary was • the object of frustrated dynamiting to-day. Filing ran high throughout the city during the day.ovor 'The Times" explo sion, and was augmented by the discov ery that a dynamite bomb had been found under the home of Secretary Zee handelaar. Th« public reached a state Of alarm and \ consternation when the attempt to blow up General ntis's resi dence became known. Th« <>tis home, known as The Bivouac, stands in Wiltshire avenue. in the most fashionable quarter of the city. After the llndins of the infernal machine at the Zeehandelaar residence. Detective Rice was sent to The Bivouac to search the premises- Aided by Chart* Flecker, the par d<ner he found a ****** hidden in. a bunch or vines under a bay window on the ride of the heu* fronting west Lake Park Rice telephoned Chief oI rr ° lier * Galloway; *Ho went immediately, to General Otls-a nous". T" h ' »«otri ex- (efltlaart on ■«•■■ r=;s. WRECK OF THE COM MT.M ' \ n IVMp.li Jumped oft the Meadow Brook Bridge, killing Math** R. Paeon, th« m-ch*ntc. and seriously injuring Harold A. Stone, the driver. ACCIDENTS IN PREVIOUS AUTO MOBILE RACES. K^re Pate. Hijrt.KWfd. Parl.-MadH.J ... Ma» -M. -03 .. 13 « Dayton* . Jan.' 2l. 'os. .. — Morris r»j'k... .. . •»"'» 3.*05. v * - — l>rtrf»it Aug. «• of>. . . 1 Cuba ...Feb. 12. '0«... 2 - ■Vanderbilt Cnp <*<*■ 6. '06. . 0 1 r*t Breere. rhOe »•*.*•- 05... 1 — InrlifinaiK,ll« .... . An B . 19. -«0 \ * Brfsbt^n n.»«l> . . Aup; 37. «>« .. 1 1 Vandcrbilt dp .. . Oct. S«, 'OP. ,2 2 Brighton Beach.. , .May 18. 10. . — 1 vamlerbilt, < »r> . . .Oct. '• 10 - 17 4 WONT MEET ROOSEVELT Governor Haskell Disapproves "Official Misconduct." Oklahoma rity. okla . Oet I. -Gov ernor Charles N. Rasken informed George R. Belding. of Iyittle Rock. Ark., secretary of tlie Arkansas Fair Associa tion, to-day that he "declined an mvi tation to be present at the reception to Colonel Theodore Roosevelt at Little Rock on October 10" The <}ov-f»rnor declared that until he changed his mind toward the "official misconduct of Colonel Roosevelt in the pnst or his attempt to deceive the peo ple in the present" he could not con sistently place himself in the position of approving the Roosevelt pottdefl SEIZE AN OPAL NECKLACE Gift of a Countess to American Girl Taken by Customs Men. An npal necklace, the gift of the Coun tess de Rodillac. of Paris, to Miss Frances Gordon Alexander, was seized at the pier of the French Line yesterday, when Miss Alexander arrived on the steamer La Provence wearing the nrck lace. Miss Alexander admitted that she had not declared It when questioned by Customs Inspector George W. Mott. At a hearing in the Custom House yes terday she told General Nelson H. Henry, the Surveyor, and his special deputy. George J. Smyth, that she had n<-t de clared the necklace because she had worn it for a year and brought It to the United States when she came over last year. She said she could not tell the price of the ornament, but added that it had been purchased by the countess at a time when the .superstition that opals are unlucky was more prevalent and that it therefore cost less than it would to-day. Mr. Smyth told Miss Alexander that he would have to place the necklace under seizure and leave the matter t<> be settled by the Collector of Customs, and she readily acquiesced, but added that if the duty was too high she might not care to redeem it. EADLY HURT AT FOOTBALL Wesleyan Player in Hospital with Ruptured Kidney. Hiddletown, Conn., Oet I— Arthur M. Wright, of Oakfleld. N. V.. a member of the Wesleyan football tenm, is in the Middlesex Hospital to-night in a serious condition as a result of Injuries he got in the game with the Connecticut Agri cultural College this afternoon. At the hospital It was said he had t ruptured kidnej Wright is a member of the senior claws. .14 OPERATION FOF LA FOLLF.TTE Will Be Performed at Rochester, Minn.. on Tuesday. Rochester, Minn.. Oct. I.— lenetoc Robert M. l.a Follette. of Wisconsin, will undergo an operation at Ft. Mary* Hospital Tues day for infected gall bladder and possible complication* Involving the appendix. This statement was mad* to-night, as the result of a conference of r»r Tayo and Dr. Philtp Fox, following an examination Hs»lns? tr»o day?. Th*- care is not regarded «*.* E(rriCU» . ...... . . TORNADO VISITS NEW HAMPSHIRE Buiidioos Unroofed and Derroi isheri and Trees Uprooted at Wolfbnrn. DAMAGE EXCEEDS $100,000 Town Completely Isolated from Out.sirie Communication — Roads Blocked by Fallen Trees. Panhorm Hlp. N. H. Oct. 1 For twenty minutes this afternoon Wolfboro. twelve miles from here, was th*» centre of a tornado such as never before vtavtod New Hanipshire. which left in its wake unroofed houses, barns and outbuildings. Mown from their foundations and in seme Instances completely demolished, whole groves of trees uprooted and cth v<=stone<s and monuments in I-ake view Cemetery toppled over In wildest < onfuskm. The falling trees carried with th^m telephone and telegraph and electric wires, completely Isolating the town from outside communication, while the trees themselves so effectually blocked the roads that it was hours before the first news of the disaster reached here, and then It was brought by mes=enger3 who were obliged liter nlly to ebon their way part of the dis tance. Thus far no serious injuries have been reported, although a number of persons were struck by falling bricks and flying timbers. All of th" damag° was done within 1 strip of territory less than half a mile In width and ten miles in length, pass in? almost through the centre of the town, and although the blow lasted for twenty minutes the- greater part of the damage was done during the first two minutes. The wind swirl originated over Lake Winnlpesaukee. and apparently ended as suddenly as it started. One of the most seriously damaged structures was the summer boarding house of A. J. McDonald. The house and stable were unroofed, two buildings were blown to pieces and a cottage was taken completely off Its foundation and carried several feet. Shade trees on all si<l«'S were uprooted and general havoc prevailed. At the boose of Ivan Piper chimneys were blown down, the stable unroofed and groves of maple and oak trees snapped off as thnush they were pipe ■tens. Both the house and stable <-f the diaries Kills estate were unroofed and outbuildings were demolished, and similar destruction was wrought at the houses of John O. Folsom and George F<>lsom. Fruit trees were stripped throughout the district, and what garden truck remained on the farms was destroyed. Two cottages belonging to A. j. M, - Ponald were completely flemoliahed. the buildings and all of their contents being scattered !• I' 10 four winds an<l part of the debris blown into the woods] Rome distance away. It was estimated to-night that the damage to buildings and other property would exceed $100,000. SIX COREAN GOVERNORS. Semi. Oct. 1. — Follrminc the is-stianre. of regulations for the government of •""ore*. gazetted I yesterday, thirteen prefecture! governor!* have been appointed. They com prise seven Japanese and six o.eans dewe'vs superior port wine Tlm most ftrenjrthentnp mine ire make. H. T. Dewej & Sons Co., 131 Fultcn St.. N.T. -r-Advt •' '• • •--; A LOAN TO NICARAGUA London Hears America Will Manage Nation's Finances. T^ondon. Oct. 1. — London financiers have received a dispatch from Nicaragua saying that the United States has com pleted arrangements for a loan to Nic aragua of $20.000.0 flfl . the United State* takinsr over the financial administration of the country. • CALLS AUTO RACE MENACE Acting Mayor Mitchel Says It Should Be Regulated. Actins: Mayor John Purr- Mitchel. when seen at his home, No. 303 "West P7th street, last night, speakinr of the fatalities in connection with Hi*. Van derbllt Cup rac*» yesterday, said: "I believe that the Vanderbilt rp race should be regulated. Under the present conditions it is a menace. These races should be restricted, because the danger involved Is too great. "I do not mean that all automobile races should be stopoed. but when the question of inadequate protection arises and -when the lives of contestants are endangered, something: should be done." BADLY HURT IN KEG SCRAP High School Boy May Die as Re sult of Class Fight. f pj- '•'•crap* to Th* Trlb'in-. 1 " Mlddletov.n. Conn., Oct. 1. — William John Schaefer, fourteen years old, a member of the freshman, Mass at th» local hfgh school, was probably fatally injured in the annual keg mrrap be tween the freshman and sophomore [classes at the school yesterday after noon Nearly two hundred boys took part In the stru^srle. and William, who is : large for his ago. was la the thick of it He was knocked down, and it is thought some one stepped on him. rupt uring his liver. He suffered considera ble pain and was carried t>-> his home, where he grow worse rapidly. After a consultation of physicians th« boy was removed to the local hospital, where he was operated on early this morning. Al though he was still llviner to-nlsrht. lit tle hope is held out for his recovery. CZAR'S FOREIGN MINISTER M. Sazonoff Succeeds M. Iswol sky, Who Goes to France. St. Petersburg. Oct. 1. — A Foreign r>fflrp dispatch from Friedberg. Hesse. where the Russian Emperor Is staying, announces that he has signed the ap pointment of Sergiu.3 Sazonoff. as Min ister of Foreign Affairs, to replace A P. Iswolsky. who has been appointed Am bassador to France in succession to the late M. Nelidoff. M. Sazonoff is th»» brother-in-law of Premier Stolypin. and has lately held the post of Vic«»-Mlntstpr^>f Foreign Affairs. AUTO DRIVER STOPS HORSE Heads Off Runaway and Uses Horn to Clear the Road. Charles Smith, of No. 133 West 124 th street, succeeded in heading off a run away horse and turning it off Edgecombe avenue toward the stable where it was usually kept, by the "jockeying" of his automobile last night Smith probably saved several persons from, being hurt by filing warning with his automobile horn whil«-> he rf>de ahead of the galloping animal The horse, attached to a delivery wagon of ■ department store, had been left standing near the corner of MM street and Edgecombe avenue by th« driver. Frightened by a noise, the hor?e bolted and started on a mad gallop southward on Edgecc.mbe avenue. Smith saw the runaway at 14,"» th street and shot his automobile ahead of the animal. Then, keeping the load, he started his horn and thus gave notice of the danger. He regulated the speed of his machine so as to keep a few feet ahead of the run away, and In this way checked the horse's flight. When ll'Nth street was reached the horse wheeled into that thoroughfare. Smith followed and kept behind until the animal stumbled up to the door of its stable. DISCIPLINED FOR '* SILENCE " West Point Cadets Further Punished for Affront to Officer. Wost Potnt. N. V.. Oct. I.— An a funh-r punishment for the "silence*' admlnistpreii nil— to Captain Ismgnn. th" cadet corps of the Military Academy was sup- Jested to drill duty from MB until I oclocfc this afternoon, time that is usually <le voted to recreation. This is Mm first ttm*» in years that the students have been «*• prived of their rerrenttnn hr.ii- on m Pa» urday afternoon. After the drill the cadet* ttere confine*! !• the iejrfachi Captain Lstn?an. jt became know n hi rtav, Iras in «'harge c f the «t>a(lent* at MP per on Thursday, but there was no demon stration. The J " r 'l •! inquiry which has been imestisvlng the slt?ht if* Cactam L"n£-»n mv l« its r»r->r? cany next w»»K. *• PKICK FIVK ( KNTS. FOURTEEN SAILORS DROWN IN HUDSON Cutter of New Hampshire, T - .-.-: by TMer. Ups- Shore on Way to Ship. •DEATH LIST WAY INCREASE Number of Men on Shore liberty Makes It Impossible for Officers to Give Accu rst? List of Dead. MIDSHIPMAN PROVES A HERO Dragged Out of Water Unccascior^ After Eescrtiag Fifteen M a " Im enty-fiT9 in Cutter. Say ofs cers, but Others on .-•--.-* Insist There Were M 3-7 y~r» At lea?t fourteen sailors from the bat* tle«hip New Hampshire, at anchor with. »he .second division of the North Atlantic fleet off W»)>t l.>^th street, were drOTrried last ritht. shortly after 7 o'clock. tvb-»rt the cutter in which they vr«» >^nf towed to th» battleship from the sr ■ * was s^'ampei in a heavy .•»» that -<mm running. Th» BSKMsBbI wu« *r* ridden that before heip could b« called tf;* struggling men were Wn« 9-7/ept up th* river by the strong flood tide. It 19 not: known definitely Just fcor many ■• th«» sailors were drowned, the <»»tiTnat«» ran nlng all th» way from fourteen, "* for*. , A splendid incident of th« diaart^r.. and one which brought out the heroism.' 1 of the oH«rs and men of the boat, "*»» furnished by th» sight of mtronm swtt»-» mart among the struggling men. helping to rescu* th» weajesr. When Mld3hl?-' mzn Godfrey De C rh^valfer. in charge] of the boatload of jailor*. sa"w the dan ger of his men. b«» fhr*»'v off hf3 uni form "oat and plunged overboard, res < nine p" fteen sailers who had becom* •»•• ', hausted by their •truggle in the water. After pulling th* last man to •aferr De Chevalier was «sra^s:?<l usjuuiisiJW to the deck of the launch. "When h«> re gained h»3 sense?, later. In the hospital ward of Th» New Hamr=- -. the ymmjc officer, learning the full extent of, th<* disaster, lost his reason . temporarily, and! his grief was so pitiful that hs had tr» be retrained from doing himself bodily harm. Mary Had Shor* Uetrve. Two hundred and fifty men, frora tßs> big battleship had shone leave last ntgnt and spread themselves all over th* city. Aecordlnz to several eye"wtfn«Sß^(« «n the pier Bl the time the cutter b(^l at least ninety men as »&• was towed BSJI into midstream by the battleship '^' launch, and the burton weighted th* boat so h«avlly that her gunwales were only a fvej feet above the water's ed??. The cutter was towed by a s«»v»nty-flv9 foot hawser, and once the launch got under full headway, the bow of th* boat was scarcely above water- When the. two boats had reached % point about three hundred feet from th«» shore, and were between the battleships Kansas and Louisiana, th«» sea becam* very rough and choppy and the tid» «raa) running like a millrare At rvery foot of the passage she cutter's bow »■« plunged under water. As the boat* neared the Louisiana, several of th» sailors went forward to the bow of th« cotter! and this caused her to ship ■ quantity of water. The boat began to wallow in the trough of the sea. and Midshipman De Chevalier saw that they were in danger si capsizing. He was cautioning th-"> men and telling them to. be careful, when an exceptionally larsja wave struck the boat head on. her bo* plunged downward and she capsized. When the cutter was finally overturned by the heavy seas and floated bottoirft upward, the greatest confusion followed, in the darkness. Some clung to the cap sized boat, while the stronger swimmer* gave aid to their weaker comrades. On every hand were seen evidences of tha heroic conduct of the men. Midshipman Reeouee Many. Midshipman de Chevalier was amor.g the first to leap to the rescue, and he> bellowed out his orders for the handling of the boat while he was pulling ex hausted men from the water. He went fiercely at the work of rescue, seemins to be possessed of remarkable strength, and only stopped when lv- became un conscious. The sailors clinging to the boat and those who could keep their heads a^'**^ the water shouted for help for fully rive minutes. The launch which had been; towing the cutter also lent her aid by blowing her whistle. It was not be; - ten minutes had gone by. however, that the calls for help were heard aboard th* New Hampshire and the other ship* The launch in the mean tim«» had been trying to pick up all the men she could reach. A dozen small boits from the Rsjsl Hampshire and other battleships were soon out on the water, and aided by tha powerful searchlights from the battle ships, picked up more than twenty si the men. The tide was running In so swiftly that the struggling men »fr» carried up the river, ami 90 out of sight and halting distance of the ship 1-*1 -* boat*. Other boats set out from the float* and club houses along ssjsrtee* front, however, when they heard 'the calls for help, and these rescued probably thirty more men. Joseph Zwteker, of No. 410 West •;th street, in command «f tl>e 2^-foot launch Jennie, heard the shouts and put out into the middle si the rtirwr at fuil speed. He and his mate. Arthur MeLanifhlb*. picked up twelve men and took them to the New Hampshire. Sixteen men were taken from the rivr by Frederick Scott. of No 2*9 4>th street. Brooklyn, and fierce Reeves, of N<>. 1->1 Fa-"* I° ; th street, whs «»r» aboard th*# jf».f.iot launch Mary. Captain Mott. of Har>^r Sftuad A. -^a3 MflP to B?»ten and Return, vi* V3V L'n- Monday, Oct Zrt. Tel. lid Syria?.