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atibune II..N? 24*298. To-da.T, fair; t< -morrow rlnud?. I.l?ht n'Tthttf?! wind?. NEW-YORK, MONDAY, MAY 26, lon.-roiiri KKN PAGES. * * * I'HICE ONE CEIVI T la f Ity of New Vork. Jer?er ? ?? ??"? HohokeO. ^^ KI.SMUIKKK TWO CENT**. E NAVAL OFFICER Letter Writer Believes ?J. C. R.,' ?Man of the Mental Mask/ Is a Hero of Spanish American War. PATIENT ROUSED BY NAME jge Is Lieutenant Jacob R. Ros trom, According to Newark, N. J., Sailor?Years in Minnesota Hospital with Lost Identity. [Bv Taleirrapfe lo Th? Trtb.ine. i Rochester. Minn.. May 'J.V -< ?fTVials of the State Hospital hers believe that 'J. C. R.." the "man of the mental Bia?k." their unknown and mysterious aphasia patient, who Is on the records ,$-Richard Roe" since he came to th? hosp:*al yeara ago, lias found himself and is Lieutenant Ja< <>h R. Rostrom, of the I'niteil States Navy. ?? here ot the Spanish-American War. . Their rc-nfi'J'-'*' ' Is onflrmed to a certain de? gree b> the demeanor ?>f the unfortu? nate man himself on hearing the name of Rostrum pronoun? ? d The identity of "J. ('. R." as a gal? lant naval officer Is established?so be It the information is true?in a letter from Edward Vogt, of Newark, N. J.. she says he Is a sailor, who served with Rostrom on the old battleship Sew Tork In the Spanish-Amerii an War and participated in the battle of Mstsnz.*ls, Cuba, in which Ros trom received a numl??r <>f stars. While it :s ri??t definitely stated, the letter would Imply that Roetrotn was Vogt'a superior officer. Vottt wrote that his attention was called to the case by reading nn ar? ticle in "The Newark Star'' containing -j. c. R.'s" picture, ami h?- Incloeed the Bewapapcr illustration, declaring it was an excellent llk-ness of Lieu tenant Hostrom. The Inference that an important discovery had been mads la Vogt's letter was strengthened by the happy expression and enthusiastic manner which "Rh hard Hoe" assumed ?hen the name of Hostrom was pro? nounced. "That's it," h?- announced elth Joy. "that's it." Immediately upon receiving the enm munlt-ati'in to-day. Hr. A. V. Kilbourn?* closely examined "J. C. R." The name of Edward Vogt was mentioned to him and he nodded a? if to Intimate that be knew him Then the name of Lieu? tenant Jacob R. Rostrom -Aas spolu-n For a moment th?> Krayhalred hosr it'll _patient looked daz*?d. Then In an ln itant his eyes sparkled, his face briRt.tened as never before, and he re? peatedly clappeil his left hand on hi* knee, crying "Hi* Hi! Hi'" his method of communicating In the affirmative. A few moments later "Richard Roe" with pencil on paper wrote "J. C. R-' ?nd crossing out the "(*." BUbatltttted "R." implying th??t should be the middle letter. Later the name of Rostrom left him ?rd his mind appeared ?lead on that point, but that hi? first name was Jacob he emphatically indicate?] was true. ?Credence is generally given Yogt's Itory tv officials <>n the hospital staff, m th? meagre Information supplied t.y Vogt tallies almost perfectly with the itnrifs thai "J C R." haa repeatedly B)M in hla Beml-coherent way In the rait I ?r Kilbourne will tak?- up tho matter with the Navy Department, usin?* all possible means to bring about ? ful! Investigation, so convinced is he that h? la - n the right path "J. .'. R." hasalwa>s maintained he was an offi? cer in the I'nited States Navy and that he part: Ipated In the Spanish-Ameri? can war. Soou.? his Identity prove correel ef? forts wT.: l,< made at once to find any relative and an operation on the brain "?huh - contemplated in an effort to t'store his memory win be postponed until ll of any kinsman may U Learned la tiie official list of officers of the Tnlt 1 Pt.ites Navy the name of Lieu? tenant .Jacot, u Hostrom does not ap PUr This Morning's News. LOCAL Page Fried mann Patients U orne. Say DpC tor?. 1 Jialou? .\. ir.r Shoot? ?"oliceman. 1 *irht Men Give Skin for Hoy. 1 Jttit?c? ?chal?n I?enlea t'harices. ? ?Male* ,. cuatoma at Chinese Wed dlns . 3 *?r W'?;iir? ?, Memorial Services.. 3 Jumps tn Leath fr.im Uner. -I *jrrtan? Mourn Sultans Musician.... ? ?**?" Bull? Sanatorium Closed. g ***> Attacha Sulrer Primary Bill- ? Hsalth Hoaid Wars on Sti.ty ("als .. B "bbeaniati Stop? Women? Hall Game S ?"rlti? Ahraham Grand Master "Hooed" ? Stefansiton I >fr for I'ole.1* ?*?>'wo?id l'rgea striker? To He Firm. 14 OEKEIAL. *?hasia Victim May Re Na\al officer. 1 g "Jack" Gardner t?. Hule Elephant 1 ralaot,??* Salesman Will Heco\er. 1 *?0?evelt Libel Suit On To-day. 2 ^?r ?>??,- Laid to .March Step. 9 ?"?"?diets Nicaraguas ?'anal Moon. I Ptm-x-rmv At,,r M?rp offices. 4 ?/*?**? in* for Railroad \aluatlon. 4 l,*W Theory or Glhson I?, fence. I, roaEio? f*?t|v? gpirjt j? fieri],,. 7 ??? Rural ?'ommlHsloner? OrgsniaS. ? 7 ? MISCELLANEOUS Wltorlai . S ?^tuary. 7 ?vv>r'-' .'.'.".'.'.'.'.'.'.".'.'.'.'.g and ? ??*? for Women. B inan^ui and Market?.10 and 11 ?"?'Pplnj . U !'?*"?*?? ...'.'.'..'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'..11 **' *--?Uta.18 and 13 HIS DEATH SENTENCE REVOKED BY DOCTORS Chicago Salesman, Told He Must Die From Poison as Macon Banker Did, Now Assured He Will Recover. Chicago. May LT? W. L. M< Cutclieon., an automobile salesman, who took three bichloride of mercury tablets by mistake and win? (butors though! >?s terday was sentenced to death, to* eel ved his reprie?. e to-day. Physicians after an examination and consultation at the hospital decided that M? - Cut* be-on had ollminatcd most of tlis poison fr?'m his atomech before it had entered the intestines, and concluded lhat in all probability he would re? covi r, McCutcheon was taken to his hott!" to-night it will be necessary to ersteh his condition closelj for s?\erai days, however, the crisis srlslag when the residue of the poison pa asea through the kitine; s. The patient suffered little to-day. Hs retained C<*nsciousnesB an?l w.is cheered by th?> report ?if the doctos. Kn-'jurntly he discuss? ?l the ?as.? of !!. (Salidera Walker, the Ma? on ?banker who died last wok from lb*' sain? poison, a?-(-identally taken. llcCut? hct.>fi swallowed only thr.'O ! tablets, eat h of fi.rtv-one RftlettlS grains of the poison, while Mr. Walker took M Ven grains. Before the ?im tors told him of his ! chance for re?c?**vary IfcCutchiBon spoke lof the statement attributed to Walker before his death 'If this is dying." the ?leorgia man is quoted as saving, "no on?- n<ed have f.ars of death." Prospecta of an 'easy death'' appar? ently reassured e Chicago man. who i ommentod on his own lack of suffer? ing. Except for the nausea Immediately following his taking the poison. t>? 'which physicians attribute his ?han...; of recovery, McCutcheon has f. it no sickness. "It Is hard to believe that a person who feels perfectly well is m any danger of death." he said. McCutcheon declared he nrould no .??pi the assurance Of re. lively given j by the doctors, and Instead <f prepar? ing for <!? nth 1". arranging Ins affairs. he said, he Would |.repan- for life by i remaining in bad under the care of Mai pro siciaiis. AUTO RESCUE KILLS 1\ Lantern Starts Blaze That cinerates Men Under Car. I By T. '?sarapk to The TlibtlM i afeadvllle, "enn., May '_'.*? -Thor i?. Rlordan and Edwin Bend? r, Bom prominent Meadvllle nun. and e tw? nty-three years old, were burnetl tleath early to-day, wh.-n the autoi bile in which th? y Were riding to S gertown orerturned on a curvs ? caught fir?-. Cl-de Kaler. with whom they w driving, was thrown ?nit. but escai injury. The others were pinned un' the car. Kaler summoned tWO far ers, who brought a lantern, and thrc?. were trying to lift th.- car, Wl escaping gasolene i^nit'd from the h tern, and in a moment th-- mai h was ablaze. Rlordan was un'conacious, bul Ren' bagged for help while h?- wag be. burned alive. Kight men with a rr dragged 'he ruins of the machine fit the bodits. ONE DROWNED, TWO HUR IN PAWIC ON FERBYBOJ Auto Gets "Loose" and Plungi Into Crowd of Terror stricken Passengers. Camden, N. J., May 2.V ?-? ?ne m; was drowned, two others were badly i Jured and three hundred peisoi thrown into a panic this afternoon i the steel ferryboat Wildwood, of tl Pennsylvania Railroad, was arossll from Philadelphia to this city. The trouble was caused when i automobile "back fired." Th".?" "ii tl boat heard the report and rushed ft the forward part of the boat, lau.mr that part to sink lower Into the -tat. than the stem. The CTOWd f"ath<-r? i.ear the front ?rates f.f the boat l another automobile, which ha?! B| reatly not had the brak?-s on. crash? through the Kat?s The automobil went partly over the bow of the bo? ami bung thers suspended whlls se% era) nun grabbed bold of it end ko? it and it?, lour occupant?, from goill ?n erboard. In this machin? were ?Charles I Buckley, <?f No, (10 Woodland Terree? Philadelphia; lus son. Freden? k Buck Iry; bis mother-in-law. Mrs Augus? Simpson. ???* No 4"K South 3d Street Philadelphia, and b?r daughter, Mil Nellie Simpson William F. (loss, tw? nty-eight vear old. of No B88 North 'J7lh stre.-t, <'ain den, who was directly In the path o Hie BucJllay auto, was hurU-d ovet board and drown? d The boat w.i stopped when the pani?- started an. then the captain ran slowly into th' Slip. A special (Miliceman who was on dut] at the ferry slip here Inf'irmed Pro? tutor Kraft of the gccldent Kraft ?r dered 'he arrest <?f Buckley. Us wii be held until the proaSCUtOf makes ar Invistigatlon. i AUTO CRASH MAY BE FATAL Frederick Hunt Badly Hurt? Two Women Injured. Three person? were Injure?*?, one prob? ably mortally, when two cars ?ame to? gether while going tWSttty-flvs mi.es an hour on the State Road In front Of the County Hout?e at Fast View, West ehester t'ounty, shortly after ntion v-s terday. The injured are Fr? d?ri?k Hunt, of ?'ort Chester, fra? ture of the skull and Internal injuries, Mrs. Fred? erick Hunt, lacerations ?if the fate and head, and Mrs. Georg?' Smith, ?if Pleas? ant ville, who suffered from bruises At the hospital attached t?> the Coun? ty House, into which the injured w?r? carried, it was said last night that Hunt bas littb' chance <?f recovery, la one of the machines, owned by Kelsey Smith, of Whit?- Plains, and driven by his chauffeur, Foster Clark, were .Mr-. Smith and h>-.r aJster-in-law. Mrs. George 1?, ?smith. JO tiU other ? ar were Frederick Hunt and his wife and brother. The force of the Impait hurled the occupants of both cars out. The Smith car crashed through a fence and hung partly over a ten-foot r? taming wail, , which bounds the sunken gaid<-na ??f I the C??unty Housi?, while tlie other cur: went over an embankment. ? REWEDS TO WIN FORTUNES Heir to Two Estates Resumes Right Name for Baby's Sake. Ban i'.'-?". Cal. ala) 2ft Mr. and Mts Douglas F. l'avis, of Point I/'-ni, Cal., wire tnarrlii) here to-day for the m Otra time and start..) f..r New Y<>tk en route to England. During the cere? mony, at which their infant child a ii present, th.into . hanged th? ?r names to Mr. and Mrs. .lam. s Doug* las Bishop; ami ihorobj quallfwd for two English estates; Bishop is a son of the late James Blehop- B large property owner of Maiden Head, England. Brause "f family difRcultlea the son i.-ft home ? even years ago, > Burning the name of li.ivis He came t.. s,m Diego in 1010 and married aftai afar) Keith, a girl socially prominent A year ago s relative left him ?-]"??. o???, but n was not until .? few weeks ago, when he h.ard of tin- death or his father, that Bishop decided for Ins bato-? sake he would claim h's par . tits . si ite an i th. IJOO.000 leg i? x also. MILITANT HORSE MAKES WAR ON ?4SASSY" AUTO Derisive "Honk" of Passing Car Starts Betsy, Suffra? gist, on Rampage. Betsy, a brown mare attached t.. ,m espresa wagon, took part in a militant demonstration against the automobile >?stcr.?ay afternoon Prom the Penn? sylvania station t.i ltd Street and l-'lftn avenue vvas the scene of her denied,i tlons Three ?art. were assault, d and more might have tallen victims tu h.r wrath if s I'liiceman had not Inter* fen-.I und taken the angry animal in th?- West 30th street polks station. Betsy waa standing pesaceabl) rnouah at Seventh avenue ?nd .'list Btreot ? hen a paaaing automobile alt-nost ran ii'-r down, and gave e derisive "Imnk' when she jumped. Then the war be? gan Plrat she smashed her wagon Bgainai a taxlcab In front ,,r No 111 Weal :?ist street The windshield nnd the front lamps wen- broken Further eaat on the same block Balay s?,ii.(j g Blghtaeelng automobile, and dealt ?t Such a blow that it swayed and almost overturned. Fred? ru k Voulu, th? driver, part rived about this tune thai i ,s i haig.- was not amenable to reason and dropped from bis saat to the ground. Coming i?. Fifth avenue, Balai ?s??'v s touring car, in Wim ii n,-i?. |f< Elisabeth l'.il.v. of n? ((i west ;i4th street, and her two daughters The frlghteped chauffeur dodged Betsy just In time and ins eai eecaped with the loss of nothing more than paint and prestige. Bergaanl Conroy came to the rea cue of tin- automobiles at this point, and, alter seizing Betsy's bridle, pn -valid m, her to be s lad] by dragglns bei 1.1 her haunches The driver went to iii>- gtaUon house and pul In his claim i ,i Betay. He look her back i<> the BtHbl? bv way Of side streets on which tin re vv? re no automobiles. SUES FOR STERILIZATION Lunatic Who Recovered Rea? son Asks $10,000 Damages. I n> Telesrepli le Th? Trtbene. ; Appleton. Wis.. May 25. -Mayor .1. v. Canavan, who was focm?trly county phvsiclan. has bun made cu-defend ant in a .?51?>,<NS? ilaiiiage suit brought against tJeorge It. Downer, superin? tendent of the Outagamle fjounty Avy. lum for the Insane, by Victor Kein. r. as guardian of John IvVpfeldt, the BUQ Je? t of a Sterilisation operation. It is charged that Itepfi-lilt wa? o|>er ated on while an inmate of the asylum two veal s a**>>. Under UM discovery statute unsuccessful efforts ??.ere made to have th?- sui?-rintenden?. Dowa.tr, teil who perform? d the operatkm. Rap? fehlt is now OUI "f th. boa] it.il. having regained his mentality and is able 10 support his family. The case Is without precedent and Is being followed With keen interest la numerous states whore laws legalizing sterilization are under consideration. - ??? $3600 TO CHICAGO AND RETURN Pennsylvanie Railroad Ticket.? ?old May .in to .l'une ?, K".'d returning to rfweh Neu York befor? midnight, June 11. Consult Ticket Agents-Advt I OSES POLICEMAN'S GUN TO 101 HIM Actor, Jealous, Accepts Offi? cer's Proffer of Weapon, Then Sends Bullet Into His Victim. WOUNDED MAN SILENT Believed To Be Dying in Hos? pital, He Refuses to Throw More Light on Reasons for Assault on Him by Hus? band of Actress. Hackensack, N. ,i. May -.'?"?. Patrol? man ?T?tlich Conaldlne, of the ?'iiffsid" Borough fore-was shot, probabl) fatal? ly, early this morning by James ?Devlin, a \ sude* nie actor, Devlin Uves at Oakland and Pleasant BVenuea, in what |s known as the Hud? son HejphtH Bectlon of Cllffstda and the ahootlng took place in the front parlor <f his homo The "revolver used m shooting th?- policeman belonged i" the Victim, which was only 'me of the .??? v eral ?peculiar features of th- affair ?'onsl'lllie Is believed to le dvltlg in th?- North Hudson Hospital, where he was taken b) It. Hellstern, and Chief of ?Police Richard ?*? Pos went there t,. got Hi?' policeman'*! s t <> r > before death ?uu?. 'i'iiis "Maternent three rerj little light "tl t1,?- , ,-ise. I.at?, in the afternoon Count) Dot? lh>- W. \' A. BtaUVetl was sent t.. in? reatlgats ib.- case, and he, too, wenl to 'h.- hospital to Interview Constdine, The policemen, revising that his con? dition was critical, said to the count] d. i.- tlve: If 1 m golni 1" cash in you 'an bet your life i tu ici going 'o aign any -tat, ment thai might be ths means ?>f making another ?"?-11 ? * -.*. cash m ,*** and thai i ?'.- fa; .' - Um 'statement'' went Poll? eman ' 'onsidlne ? ? ? aupp? '? t? t.. "n dut) laal nus'iit. bul h? In piam clothes when Bbot, end In the garb when hi ?rst sppeared ??< I!? nd? r s hot? I The actor*! tctlor. during a rather jtimbi? <i account "f the trouble, Is re? ? to ii.i?.? asid i" Chief F?ix thai she had overheard bar s"ti accuas the policeman ol being too fresh'' with his a if?- All three a era und? r Iks In? iiue< lor a b? b oth< i polleem? n reached th? Shot with Hit Own Gun. I?. \ Un -.?,'i 1 had bt. n loo friendly m nil in- w if,. and i denied It, ' Bald ib?- wuii'i'd policeman t" his brother officers Th? n Devlin said if tir hffrt a gun bed -h""t m?'. ati?l I said If you f? ? i that wa) about it. wbj hi - my gun and take a shot,' ' continued Conaldlne. 'Ami bs lei ma have it. And I Bin I making an -, ? The revolv? t. a Itb on* ? bamber empty, was found on tbe parlor table The accused .??tor was locked up In thu Hackens?ck Jail to await th? reeult of Conetdine's wound, Mrs. Devlin, s vaudeville actress, and Miss i\nni< De*? Un, a i ousln "f th? s< us? d, wer? I m mai? i ..?i a lineases. Kx a.-.-.' ?ni?;.- man Herman \ Berg, counsel foi lbs Devllna, said i"- could not understand bow tbe police officials ? uioe tu ,ni ..st Mrs. DevUn .?.s a mate? nal witness, knowing thai a wif. ..m doi bs made i" teetlf) sgalnst bir husband, particularly In a ? um of a aerloua natura As to lbs nal in of Um abooting, bs ??aid "I haven I bean sole lo determina that fact, yet l'Yoga several tbinga that appeal d during the Investigstion i made ?luting the afternoon, i con? eluded that ConsidtiM bad been a \is itor occaalonall) si ths Devlin bom?-. Believes Hutband Was Jealous. His presence with lira Devlin and her ? ousir. last night bis pics,,,,,. m tbe house and bis decUraUon In the hospital i" the effect that he wouldn't be lbs m? ans "f making anothei man ?- asii in' all go together to pro,e 'h ?t De. lin iiiu> hat ?? be? n a bit y ai sad may bave been 'put wise' to the I relations <>f lbs pollcemsn snd Mis Devlin, bul mu? h of this Is conject? ure, "There can bs nothing premeditated, for bers Is a stranger going to ths boms and banding over ins revolver au ??f them Been i" bavs been under the Influence of n?4""r. it Is certain!) an unusual complicaUon " Mm. Devlin was hysterical when put in a COIL Devlin and bis wife are known In vaudevllls as Bllwood fl Co. They were hooked to appear at Hamm? iHteln m in NOW York t'lty. Devlin 's about thirty-live fears old. His wife is about thirty. They bave lu?-?! in Cllffslde seven years. Constdine Is thirty-four, and had been on the CUffelds police fore- ihres ysars. His wife und h?- separated S bou I three months ago. CROWD SEES AVIATOR FALL Hamilton, Trying New 'Plane, Drops 100 WfM% at Mine?la. i Mv Telegraph to The Trll,.itv 1 Mine?la, ?Long Inland. May 2ft* - QeorgS Hamilton, of Keno. Ne\ , had I fine of the narrowest SSCaoaS from In? stant death ever witnessed on the avia? tion ?eld here. Hamilton was trying ?nit n new type <t monoplane, the I framework of Which Is built of iron tubing. When about one hundred feet up th?? monoplane turned over and crashed to the ground, pinning Hamil? ton under tbe debris. Hamilton was picked up In a dazed condition and taken to the Nassau Hos? pital, where it was found that he had a batl s? alp amund, deep cuts ?in the face and 'liest and numerous contusion?;. He will recover. MRS. JACK GARDNER ON CIRCUS ELEPHANTI Boston Society Leader to Appear as an Orien? tal Princess in a Monster Pageant for Babies' Hospital. fRv T?l?sr?pti to The TrlbtMM I Boston, May 28 Wearing th.? Jew? els and chains "f pearls that < om priaed part of her famous dowry, Mrs. ,ia. k Gardner, Boaton so latj leewler, wh.. once (limbed the steps of Trinity Church on her hands and knaes as an Kanter penance and who led a toothless lion out of his .age at a menagerie and paraded up and down with th" animal, will ri?|e on a circus elephant b? for?* a big gathering of society folk at the monster pasjaanl given Mr.. Lars Anderson mi her estate in Brook lifl" next Tuesday m aid of the Mas sachueettS Babies' II.. pltaL Clad in the blsarre and picturesque costuma 'of ??n ? ?tientai princesa, th?- owner of th.- famous Fenway Italian pataca win prove the nai tweiiti.-th century sensation. ? >n another elephant, if '? hihui'I can be obtained. Hamilton Klsh. Jr.. will accompany Mr-- Oardn?er as a bot! i>f bodyguard, for Mr Pish will also be fully costumed in the turbanned, bur nouai ?i ou.stom of the East The pagaanl promises to ecllpee any. thing of S like nature that has evei been seen in Boston. Its English titl. l? 'A Diversion in Persia.'' and 160 "i the leading amateurs in society rani.-, will tak>? part. S.-viral circus camels will be used winch other society women are to ride in .ostume. ami the Persian prirtca, his princess, the harem, the arrival of ex? travagantly garbed guaata, bands of dancing slaves and notables In coatume will make th?- spectacle unusual Borne of the more strikim.* coatumea will be worn bj Mrs John <- Pair? ? hild. Mrs Alfn d ?'oilman. Mrs. Joseph Kind, n Smith. Mrs. Augustus P ??ard ner. Mrs. Charles B. Harding, Mrs. ?William Patten, Mrs. Peres Haughton, Mis Philip Wn tin. Mrs ?I. H, Fear? ing, jr. Mr.-. F. K. Anns. Mrs. John S. Anus and Mrs. F. !.. W. Kb hard-oti. AUTO STALLS; WOMAN DIE Car with Dying Patient Ball on Way to Hospital. Ruahing up A'.-tiie B, carrying a d lag woman, an automobile ambulan m- m p.. i:- -. :?? Hoapltal "etalled" inh street last night and could not st.n t?.1 i.v tha chauffeur Plfteen ml Utes was lost waiting for another at bulanOB frmii the hospital, and tl woman died soon after reaching thai Tile dl ctl.fS ?It B-lleV Ile d?chire.| g| VV..11I1I ha? 8 dl? d if there had been I d< laj. The woman was Mrs Anna Cart! twenty-flve rears old, of No 2?W A*. tin? H She lived on til" fOUtth tl". with her husband, James, and. accor? lug to him, in B fit pf Jealousy follOS ing a quarrel between them, .she jump. from a front window to th? sidewalk. BASEBALL BY AEROPLAN Aviator Drops Spheroids froi Sky to Players. f ny 1.'.. arai to n ? : ? H ins 1 Pa?atucket, R 1. Ma) -'.'? Ja? I M? ?? e, the aviit.,r. furnlahed thru for '? big crourd attending n hastihs game here this sfternoon, when 1 1 ir. |. .i ovar th.- diamond, togged bast balls down t.. th< playars and flnall alighted Btartlng from Rumford, twelve nilP av.iv. Ml I ;.v.l..I the distan, e 1 twelve minutes and appeal> so auddenl) above the Held thai th - were nol al le to catch the tin .n?. which he dropped. Plnall Han y Klnskv, third lias.-inan of on of the teams, net h;ms. If and made pretty cat. h The crowd swarmed on to tha Bel? bo that there wan no spa? ?? I? fi for Mc ? ?.i- t , lend, in bringing his ma.hu. up sle.it be broke one <>( the upright! s,, that he 1 ould not depart In the aero pl.lllc HE'D MARRY BOMB HEROINE If He Is as Nice as Letter Maybe," Says Miss Goldstein. Mar'. Goldstein, who saved almost ? hundred persons from being blown m by b bomb placed near the vaatibul door of the tenamenl house al n?>. UN Chryetle street on Tuesday, received 1 Lette! ?/esterdsy fr..m ,1 bstcbalor ad mirai a bo wants t.. rnarr) bar, M ? Ooldateln, returning home trots a dan. e. saw an objet t in the doorwoj to which was attached s sputterini fuse. She had heard of i...mi..-, and ?' surlng herself that this was one ah? i.m through the house crying, 'Bomb Bomb! Pun for '.our lives!" The si-,.- Bed past the object end found .1 policeman, win. pulled ..it the fuse. Th.- letter ,Miaa ? loldstein receli ? 1 1- r>- the signature, "William C. Dation, N... .its North Ilth street, Proapecl l'ark, Pateraon, n J. ' .?nd said thai Mlaa Ooldstein was g brave and nobta young woman, one who would surely make an 'deal n Ife. ' Nu dOUbt >."i an- aa BOOd as von an- brava," the letter goes on, "and should not bo single another minute 1 am a lonely bachelor, who would gladly devote my life to sdmiring you, ?.< lolling v.nir virtues and being lovingly tender tu von" "If be is as nice as his letter, I think 1 should like to marry him," Miss Ooldstein said last night. STAMPS ON ll W. W. FLAG Pastor Tears It to Pieces in Pulpit as He Preaches. 1 i?v Telagiaps ?<? Th. Ti limas 1 Philadelphia, Mav 2ft.- There was mild consternation In the COngl**rgatiOU of ihe Blloam Methniiist Bplaccipal chunh her-- tn-night wh.-n the Rev. a. ht. Vivien, the pastor, dramatically pulled a red emblem Of the Industrial Workers of the Wi.rld fn.m his breast and, after tearing It lo fragment?, ?tamped upon It The pastor was in the midst of his sermon when he dis? played th.- ting anil, holding It before him. exclaimed: "This Is the r.-d rag of anarchy an?! the emblem Waved by the induntr'.'il VYorkerfl <.r the World agents to don?te entire lawlessness Its | at ron saints nre the iirevv??rs, aalOOtSkoonors and gambler?." As the congregation gazed In amaze? ment, Mr Vivien lore the Man to small fragments, and casting them at his feet, lumped an I stamped upon them Then be pioduood a large American flag from behind the pulpit, and throw? ing the Stats and Stripe?? about his shoulders, declared that was the only Hag for him. EIGHT IN GIVE SKIN 10 SAVE BOY'S LIFE New Yorkers. Friends of Burned Lad's Father, Selected as Volunteers at Nutley. YIELD 60 SQUARE INCHES Score of Citizens Offer Cuticle to Surgeon, Who Still Needs 80-Inches to Complete His Operation. Nut:.-v. N. J., May 'J.". William ?'"! well, ton years old, submitted to-day to his second skm grafting op? ration within two weeks, arhen about sixty ag?ere ni' hi i ??f cuticle were taken from eight New Y<?rk business men, residents of this place, and friends <?f sther of ths ?boy. Th? re a are twice as :? v volunteers ready as could be used to-day by Dr. ?Edward Wh.'lan, wi lias charge ?>f th- pa? th111. It was two w.eks ag?? that Dr. Whe lati added about forty squsrs [Henea of skin to th?- boy's burned bach and sliouhb-r, a.,?l at that time h>- an? nounced he would need about one hun dred and forty inch?'s additional skin When that word g t almut Nutl.-y, 1 inore than t .tv-tive business men I Offen il I" Kl skill to hell? the little fellow, end to-day Dr. Whelan selected eight of these volunteers ?Benjamin Colwell, ths father "f the boy. had th?- volunteers at his BOOM to-day wii.-n Dr. wh.'lan arrived The men .??at on tbe tr >nl porch "f the I...use. .hatting and smoking and ap? parently ri"t at all n? r\"iis m !...f th?- ord'-ai they were about t" go through. Froi i the left arm .,f aach volunteer th.- physician removed three Btrips of cuticle, each strip from two to thr??' Inches In bngth ami about three quarters <'f an inch in width. This .skin wa. removed In each In? si,ni'?- win!" the little fellow looked <>n from his bed. Th.? sight men selected f"r to-day's operstions were Irving Mark, a broker; William !?' Wallac?'. banker. Walter Pairbrother, manage' of a mercantile h'iuse; John Suit?rs. atereotypor; John Mackay, printer, Milton Ryan, printer; J. It. IDpworttl, t"i??iiiess man, all of Manhattan, and n c Brown, Brooklyn, n builder, and a relative of the Co!? wells Brown, in fact, was the on!) relative wbos.- offer was accepted. Other volunteers who remained on ttie pon h i'f th- Colwell hause read? to i.,? celled were Weiter Ormsby, a cotton broker, of Manhattan, and ,1am. - Miller, a banker, <>*' Manhattan, and pr?sident ?>f the local I oard <>f Health, N.arlv all tins,- nun ate niemt.ers ,if the Fortnlgbtl) Club, of which Colwell is a member. it is not known definitely when the tu'vt operation will OCCUr, as there are sttll about eighty imhes of skin needed. AU th.- volunteers ?-ame through the operation well, but they will wear bandagSS on their arms for a week or so. The ?'olwell boy was terribly burn? 1 at his home on Vreelnnd avenu?? about iw o months ago. a FIGHT ARENA IN FLAMES Place Where Luther McCarty Died Burned Down. Calgary. Alb., May If, Tommy Burns'? prizefight arena. In which Luther McCarty was killed yesterday afternoon in the fli?ri t with Arthur J'elky, was burned to the ground to-! night. -. BABY BORN IN AMBULANCE Mother, Taken 111 on "L," Was on Way to Hospital. A ?on was born to Mrs Sophie Linker yesterday afternoon while she "-? being taken to Lincoln Hospital in an autom?? hile ambulance. Mr?. Linker and her husband, who live at No. UM Mathgate avenue. The Bronx, were on a Thlni avenue "L" train when Mm Linker was taken ill The woman was taken into the waiting room at 113d street until the ambulance arrived Mother and boy are l?oth doing" well. SEE POOR RESULTS FROM TURTLE GERMS Physicians Watching Fried? mann Patients Assert 90 Per Cent Have Shown No Im? provement at All. BELLEVUE HAS EXCEPTION Clinical Tests, Surgeons Say, Show Pof,itive Proof of Pres? ence of Disease and in Ma? jority of Cases a Rapid Development. Ninety per cent of the tubas*cul?NSS patients in New- York hospitals who have submitted in pr. Friedrich Fried? mann's turtle germ cure during th? last three months are worse, and in only one casa *is th"re any such :m provernent as would support the ??er tnan s| ecialists daims, according to physicians who have been wat'-hing the tests. These results are not the nffhuni opinions of casual observers, it ?v? stated, but are borne out by th? offl? ? ial re or.Is showing the result- .f olipical examinations by numerous ex? perts In tuber, ulosis. In Bellevue Hospital, out <>f thirty* thre? patients treat.-d at various times, only three are said to have shown out? ward signs of improvement together with clinical sluns of betterment such as to indicate an arresting of the dis? ease. Th?? other thirty cases all show, whatever outward signs of Impr.ve ment may appear, that there has been a Steady advance in the disease. A number of ?he < ases are In bad condition, so much so thai some of the Bellevue physicians g?. so far as to say that the turtle vacdna has been a handicap. They point to the fact that some of the patient?; am.?ng the more favorable ones have not inen m so good a condition Since receiving afresh supply of I>r. Frit dmann's living g:rm at the second Injection. Sputum Tests Positive. An examination of the records yes? terday in one of the largeal of the in? stitutions in whi'-h Friedmnnn patients are und.-r observation showed all spu? tum teats positive, and that no matter what the outward conditions there was a progression of the disease "In nine cases cut of ten." said a physician familiar with every phase of the patients' conditions in the hospital. "the tubercular leslODS have increased, In the remaining cas. s the patienta are at a standstill In man? of the?.-? rases th" outward ?inns are In th?-? favor ol the patient, even where the disease Is most progressive. Ther?) have been increases of weight. In i a-e--, also ilisappeararn 8 of many of the dis? agreeable symptoms, such as lOSJS of appetite, temperatures and night sweats. Hut this is n..; ?rile ..; a larga percentage of th.- canea, where th.-r? has b. en loas of Weight aid a con? tinuance <.f I ble tubercular symptoms ' The thing that is most gp| to de? ceive, it was pointed >.ut. Is the phe? nomenon of Increase in vv.i?ht observed In tuberculosis, although in Itself It is not any Indication ?>f a cure LOSS of vrelghts on the other hand, was ?aid to t.- a certain Indication of the progres? siv e tendencies of tic in Beton, Bellerue mid Mount Pina! hospitals and th? Monteflore Home th.? patients an- m various stac-s of th? .??.s..ise an! according to th.? records do not show any improvement that could n..t be BMlgned to ordinary methods of treatment in these institutions every effort has been made to assist the pa? tients. Pi Bellevue all those treated have slept out of doors Some of th?? Friedmann patiente mad?? a complaint nboul th?* food there and a apoclal diet ?ras prov Ided for thern. One Patient Better. The one patient srhoae outward signs and clinical record indicate an Improvamenl is a man named Run?*.?.', who is In Hellcvue Rund) waa a tv pical Incipient case, according to the recrds, and he lias Kained nineteen pounds In weight. The examination of his lunus also indicates that the disease has !.. . n all Blatt? d. Rundy and four Other patients who atara treated in Bollevus have con? stituted themselves into a BOfl of "boosting committee" for the Fried? mann cure. Bellevue, in addition to the best pa? tient, also has the worst i a?e. Thii patient has developed meningitis, and has lost th?' power of speech. To-day is announced as "free pa? tient" day at the Friedmann Instituto, but the management was careful 10 say that no ? rowd was want.-U at 1??.'>.1 street and West Knd avenue. All pa? tients, rich and pour, will be treuted "by appointment." FINDS A TUBERCLE KILLER Frenchman Demonstrates with Pearl-Forming Micrococcus. Paris. May 'Jo.? The eminent physiol? ogist, Professor Raphael Duboin. of th?? I'niversity of Lyons, has ?(included t series of experiments demonstrating that the microi'occus which Causes the formation of pearls In oysters is fatal lo the tubercle bacillus. Twelve guinea pigs were Infected with tuberculosis and then inoculated srith a culture of the micrococcus. Ten months later all had recovered except one. Professor Dubois does not wish either to draw conclusions or to make pre? dictions as a result of his experiment a which he Is continuing, but hopes that the discovery may aid in the extermi? nation of tuberculosia.