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Vol. LXXIV_Xo. t?,697.
I? marrraamt, mu.
H? Tlir Trlhunr Ax??? Intlon. 1
? ?
di taoaUeAnkem.
Pledges to People Kept by
Administration, He Tells
The Tribune.
Pleased at Reforms Under
Way in Police and Other
Big Departments.
Graft Vanishing Since Municipal
Dealings Were Put on
Business Basis.
The Mitchel administration
has been in office six months.
Following its custom. The Trib
? ? e asked Mayor Mitchel for a
review of the work of his ad?
ministration from January first
to date. In response to this re?
quest the Mayor prepared the
following statement:
You a*-k me for a review of the ad?
ministration for these first six months
now drawing to a close. What has
1?????,- undertaken and v hat has been
accomplished, I assume, is already
well known tr> the readers of Th?
Tribune and to the public generally.
1 am glad, hov
,-ty to review for my own bene
- well as f?>:* the information of
the public the progress made by the
nistratioa to date In currying
the work committed to it by the
?rate last Novel
??leilgcs Co-operation of Fellow
??<? first place. I wish to r
? ? p ??p'."-t-ciation of the fine
?n which hx? been ?given
? nnri the d"partments under
by ?11 of the ? '
the city. The Boar?;
worked with us shoulder to
shoulder to carry out our plans in the
ment of our definite pledges to
'.tizens of New York. The ?gov
? ?it is a unit in purpose. These
>?x months lave been months of CO
itive effort. Without co-operation
? ?>.c!es would have arisen m
make difficult the work that we have
undertaken to do. I feel that at all
timea I COO count on the members of
?he Board of K'timnte and of the
Board ?f Aldermen to look at the
problem?- of government in the city of
New York, to study them and to find
for their eolation in a spirit
which seeks the success of the ad?
ministration as n whole. By *v.<
do not mean the particular achieve?
ments of ;. t the government,
but the work of the whole city in the
interests not of any faction nor any
group nor individual but of all the citi?
\pp recia tes Attitude of I'rens.
I wish to acknowledge the very help
fu' and encoui ide of the
?ad its ?representatives a
to City Hall. Twice a day the
who write the news of the city gov?
ernment come into my office to discuss
with me current happenings. I have
?tideavored to meet them at all times
in friendly frr.nkness and candor. I
rave found that they have come to me
in the same franre of mind. This is
important, for the press has a very
mighty influence <?n tho ability of the
administration to keep in touch with
public sentiment ar.ii to submit its
problems and its work to the judgment
of citizens. In SO ?great a city as New
York it is impossible for tho Mayor
and other elective and appointive of
to ke?p in personal touch with
...r^e numbers of citizens. The only
rnntlnoWl on prtge 4, column 1
This Morning's News.
i (M \l.
Murder Ends Hope for Ir?!epcnd-?nee 1
Mayor Reviews Administration. 1
| 've Boy Dual Throne. .. '.I
?y's Accident?. 3
; ClafUn to Pay 7B Cents. 6
T. R. Obeys the Doctor. 0
. h.urt!. I?*.;' Minus Powder... ?'.
V.lint J-'rosh Air Fund Does. ?I
i'o 1 Ud of Peace.. 9
100,000.., 9 j
Glyni ?'?: Act... .11
?Commissioner .Makes ?Saving...14
? ! SWS in ?Ballon My-'.try.|>f
.Madman Shoots Keeper.16
Shoot* Mother's Slayer.IK
i.sw To Be Enforced.IG
. M! S a fc. 1
Austrian Heir Apparent Killed. 1
Kaiser to na. 2
Kins; G< or^e ?'a- l.. '_
? lied. _ ,
r of ?Francis Ferdinand. 3;
Storm Tests Over-Ocean Flier.?,.... 1
Whitman Canvass Stirs I'pstate
.' r*. ... .". .*?
< aranza Asks for Time. . 6
< arm' ?'?ace with Huerta. 15
i'. 8. t?. Buy v. ????.9
Killed ir. Hold-up, Footpad Dead..la!
Wo-nan'a Varied Interests. T
rial . n .
?"jituary . 'J
Sports . .10 and 11
ml and Marl.et?.12 Slid IS !
Keal E t?te .13 ;
??r.?-, Firo i:
ord .1?
Weather and Shipping.13'
Police Learn of Robbery by
Arrest in Rockland County.
The arrest of two men in New City,
Roeklaad County, (rave to the New
York City police their first intimation
that the home of Miss Laura V. Rhine
lander, at .'11 Ka*t 77th st.. had been
robbed on June 17. Clews led them
yesterday to the room of Francis Gluss,
a chauffeur, of 1237 Avenue A. where.
t mm? said, part of the stolen goods
?ver?? found, as well *a laces and tapes
trie? from the home <>f Otto Horowitz, '
of 106 East 73d st. Both houses have ?
been closed for the summer.
Gluss was arrested by Detectives !
Ward and Marino, and was charged
?vith receiving stolen ?zoo? s. lie re-1
j .used to make any statement as to how
I he came into possession of the prop?
erty. The articles recovered were val
lued at between $.100 and II,.
?The men rnder irret In Rockland
County ire held on a charge of burg
They confessed to the robbery
of the Khinelnnder home, and gave the
clew that led to the arrest of Gluss.
The finding ->f the f..oils from the
. Horowitz home In (Jluu's room was
I orprise to the police.
High Building Has No Terrors
for Fire Captain.
Eighteen stortc3 above the street,
Captain Edward Quinn. of Engine Com?
pany 14, climbed around a two foot
ledge, on the outside of the building
at 18 East 21st st., at peril of his life
and, prying open a winde?-?-, forced his
way into the Leo M en p. Raincoat Com?
pany's quarters.
He was then able to unlock the fir.?
doors. which had proved too atrong
for his firemen, and let them in to figh*.
a small blaze. The automatic alarm
rang, giving warning of the tire, but
when the firemen reached the building
they had to search for it.
Trenton's Six-Month Mystery
Partly Solved When Body Is
Identified by Bar Pin.
Tciprraph to The Tribune.*
Trenton. N, J.. June 28. A six
months' mystery was partly cleared to
day when the body of Miss (?race
Schanck was washed up on the rocks
of the raceway running rrom Sanhi
can Creek into the Delaware River.
Raymond Johnson, while walking alone
the bank, saw the girl's head resting
on the rocks.
From the f?-w scraps of clothing and
a gold bar pin, still fastened about the
neck of the girl, it was recognized by
Ralph Schanck as the body of his
daughter. The clothing and the pin
wore worn by the girl when she dis?
appeared in October last.
The disappearance of the Schanck
girl was one of the most mysterious
happenings that Trenton hns ever had.
October 23 last the girl started down-)
town with her mother. They parted,
the mother to do some shopping and
the daughter to visit the home of an
aunt. She never reached her aunt's
house, and, as though the earth had
opened up, the girl was gone, and there
?.?.as no reason or ciew as to her dis-I
Some days later a silver mesh bag
and a iiat belonging to Miss Schanck
w? n> found m a tcld about a mile
iibuvp Trenton, nnU along ^anhican
? all ?orts of rumor.'.
The river and the creek were ??ragged,
and rumors were run down in many
of the large cities of the country.
Only a few dajs ago it was said that
?i mysterious girl in Newark was (?race
Seh; nek.
The only reason that can he assigned
1 for the disappearance of the girl is
that her mind may have been tempo?
rarily disarranged a-^ the result of an
attack of typhoid. There was nothing
on her body to indicate thai there had
been anything like foul play.
Man and Woman Charge Each
Other with Persecution.
Once again Miss Minnie Goldsmith.
. of '2020 Pitkin ave., Brooklyn, and
Michael Meyers, of 249 Hinsdale st.,
took their troubles to the police yester?
day, when the latter had .Miss Gold
1 smith arreste?1 on a charge of stealing
$100 worth of his jewelry. For years
this has heui a regular habit with
, ?them, and each has caused the arrest
i of the other many times.
"That man is persecuting me to
death," sobbed the girl, when she was
taken ?to the Liberty eve. station. "He
| broke his promiM to marry me and my
heart as well. That didn't satisfy him,
and here I .im In prison"
"What that woman says is all lies!"
shouted Meyers. "She is hounding me
to death."
Among the charges they have pre?
ferred against each other are assault,
. perjury and robbery.
?unboat Machias at Puerta
Plata Intervenes Between Gov?
ment and Rebtl Forces.
hington, JOB? 2& Pombardnu-nt'
Of the rohel city of Tuerta Plata by
;|or(j . , Sanio Domingo.
ilonood lal I fire fronl
the main battery of the American gun?
boat Machias. Only a few shots were
required for the task.
I of this incident came to the
N?vy Department late to-night in a_
belated dispatch from Captain Russell.
on board the battleship South Caro?
lina. The Machias, which ?arries eight
four-inch guns, was sent into the inner
harbor ti ?Puerta Plata prepared for
-ifter the Dominioan foroM had
,..-.?, . lolatod tn agreement
lory in attacking the
rebel for? *?' ? holding the port. _
? ,?n Russell was Mai to Domini
with gonoral instructions
can and other foreign
? i.perty. He had warned the '
conton.ling forces against the use of
artillery which meant certain death
to aoa-combaUBta, and had received
a promise that only small arms would |
be employed. _
I'.nk Ri ? llldg. Kineot Cuisine, Model
..?a. p, Lunch, l>n??<?. Mua.c
Wireless Reports All Safe
on California and Gun?
boats at Hand.
Sea Quiet, but Currents Treach?
ous Where Vessel Is Fast
Off Irish Coast.
r rty ?cable t?> Ti,?- Ti Ifcrrae.]
London, .lune 28. The steamer Cali?
fornia, of the Anchor Line, drove into
the rocks oft Tory Island in the dense
fog prevailing ?to-day. Wireless mes?
sage;*, calling urgently for assistance
were picked up by the wireless stations
along the coast.
An hour later the California's wire?
less operators increased the urgency
I of their calls for assistance. The mes- '
; saces said that the steamer's bow
wen baiily damaged and water was
pouring in through two gaping boles
opened when she drove into the rocks.
Londonderry operators received the
first news of the accident promptly.
They notified the naval authorities of
the port. Several gunboats were fortu?
nately at anchor in the harbor, with
steam up. They were signalled to get
under wav at once and rush to the
California's assistance. Despite the
dangerous fogs, the commanders of
th'se ships, slippeii their cables and
l.'ft the h-.rbor und?r a full head of
' iptail* ?'ovfrloy of the California
late to-night sent out the following
wireless dispatch :
"Ran ashore in fog about half-mile
from the 'lighthouse. Did not hear
foghorn. Sea quiet. Three men-of
war and. s'camcr Cassandra standing1
? by to transfer passengers."
Kven if the report of calm water i?
(oircct, however, fear is felt for small1
boats in the sea at that point. Several
! tides meet around the Tory rocks, the ,
cr.rronts are swift and treacherous, the
winds variable and a lively sea is
kicked up in a short time.
Tory Island, as it is called on the ,
maps, is a ?small island surrounded by
dangorons rocks, standing ten miles out
in the Atlantic, otf the northwest coast
of Donegal. The seas driving around
the island and the meeting of swift,
make navigation here particular?
ly dangerous. Foggy weather is con?
stantly encountered.
The California, bound from New
York for Glasgow, ran into heavy
\ n.ther, rain and fog early to-day.
L.iter messages received from Lon- '
donderry denied the earlier ones to j
??Vet that the passengers had been
transferred from the California. They
stated thai tiny wire all still on
board, and that the steamer was strick
fast between two enormous rocks and
in no immediate danger of sinking.
She struck with such force that the
loan r part <>f her bows was badly stove
in. and she is nr.king ?vater rapidly
through holes in her fore and second
The pumps have been manned, and :
the crew is sticking to its work
steadily. No panic prevailed on board '
alter she struck, and the pas??ngors
a:, taking their dangerous situation
calmly. The California, according to,
the wireless, lies in five fathoms of'
Wat? r forward and seven fathomr aft.
Gunboats and torpedo boats reached
Cofitloue.l un pace 6. .??lurua S
Over-Ocean Boat, Blown Into th^ Air by a Sixty Mile
Gale, Withstands Severe Buffets of Wind,
Ra?n and Hail.
r taraph to Th?. Trlbune.t
Ilamrnondsport, S. Y., June *J8. -Foi
the ihm! time within a week, the
staunchness of the Wanamaker flyina
boat, America, has been sorely tried
i?y the elements. At noon to-day a
cloudburst, accompanied by a sixty
mile gali', broke over Lake Keuka and
threatened to <le,?troy the machine.
So suddenly diil the storm break that
the America was lifted from her cradle
and blown four feet into the ?Ar be?
fore willing hands dragged her back
to earth. Olenn H. Curtiss, assisted
by Fall wood Doherty, one of the most
expert of the Curtiss flyers, directed
th?' rescue brigade.
The rain fell in torrents and hail
?tones an inch in diameter pelted the
surfa??e of the unprotected machine.
I || considered a miracle that the
?Irum-tight surfaces of thin Japanese
silk were not punctured in many
places. The men who were holding
the big machine were forced to protect
their heads with ?tanvas. Trees and
telegraph poles were blown to earth
and the lightning struck repeatedly,
entering 'he hangar near the America
on the telephone wires and putting the
service out of commission. Lieutenant
Porte said afterwards that he fully ex
pe? ted to see his machine blown to de?
When the storm had subsided t
tnorough examination of the America
showed that she had suffered no dam?
age beyond a bad drenching, and the
experience through whi?-h the boat has
passed proves that she can weather
anything short of a tornado.
No flights were made to-day, al?
though the weather cleared in the
early evening. The work of installing
an additional planing surface is com?
pleted and Forte is sure that the at
taciiment will be of service in the
It is only a matter of days now be- I
fore the huge machine will he ready I
for shipment to Newfoundland. The '
weight ?nrried yesterday showed that
a sufficient amount of fuel for a twen?
ty-hour flight could be ??arried. Inas?
much as tn?tt is the time Porte has'
estimated for his trip to the Azores,
th? start seems to be assured. Future
experiments to determine whether ?he.
boat will fly with enough gasoline for
thirty or forty hours will remain. If
this can be done the importance of
landing at the Azores will be minim
i.ed and Porte will not waste tim-;
searching for the islands if he ge> t
off his ?ourse but will head his ma?
chine for the nearest Kuropean point
probably on the coast of Spain.
Both Porte and Curtiss are satisfied
that the tests have shown the America
capable of performing her task, and
the trials this week will be to insure
an extra margin of safetv.
Mexico City Told That Chihua?
hua Has Been Retaken.
Mexico City, June . L'X. Ceneral
Blanquet, Minister of War. affirmed to?
night that Chihuahua City had been
recovered for the government by a
counter revolution, and that Villa and
Angeles, instead o? advancing on Aguas
Callentes, had started in all haste
northward to save themselves from be?
ing cut off from their base,
Zapatistas, who have been active in
the valley of Mexico, are reported dis?
persed and danger from them is de?
clared past.
Warded Off the Deadly
Missile from Himself
and Wife.
Crowd in Both Cases Tried to
Make Assassins Pay Sum
inarily for Crime.
my Cable ?o Th? TrfbUM 1
Vienna. .Tune 28. The following de?
tails of the assassination of Archduke
Francis Ferdinand and his wife arc
now available. At 10 a. m. the arch?
duke, with the duchess, left the mili?
tary camp in an automobile for the
Town Hall. The car halted for some
minutes while a number of young
girls in festive attire greeted the heir
i.pparent and the duchess, who accept?
ed some flowers from them and spoke
a few kindly words.
The car moved on, but ?earctl'y had
it gone more than a few yards when a
man, who has since been identified as a
printer named Gabrlnovics, sprang out
from the crowd and hurled a bomb
full at the royal car. The archduke
himself warded it off w.th his arm
and it fell at the back of the car and.
rebounding on the roid, exploded.
The automobile had by this time
moved s?ve ?1 yari. , and the full force
of the exp ision fell on the following
automobi.??, which contained four mem?
bers of the Archduke's suite. They
were Count Boos-Waldeck, Baron
Ilummerskireh, Countess von Lanjus,
lady in waiting, and Lieutenant Colo?
nel von Merizzi, aide-de-camp.
The last named received a splinter
in the neck and was badly hurt. The
royal chauffeur, at the direction of the
Archduke, immediately brought the
car to a standstill. In the mean time
the would-be assassin was seized by
the police, who 1k?1 the greatest diffi?
culty in saving him from the fury of
the crowd. The Archduke, after ascer?
taining the extent of the injuries to
his aide-de-camp and seeing that he
was being medically attended to, gave
the order to proceed, and the royal car
soon afterward arrived at the Town
With his wife he spent half an hour
inspecting the Town Hall. The Arch?
duke then stated he was going to the
garrison hospital to see how Colonel
von Merizzi was progressing. Escorted
by the town councillors he descended
the step? leading to the entrance of
the buile g, re-entered the automo?
bile with his wife and drove off. The
car reached the corner of Franzjosef
and Rudolph sts. when two shots in
close succession rang out.
The first struck the Archduke in the
right cheek, inflicting a fhortal wound,!
while the second penetrated the body j
of the Duchess, severing a main artery.
She sank unconscious into the arms of
her husband, who a few seconds after?
ward also fainted. With all speed the
car was driven by the chauffeur to the
Town Hall, but almost before the doc?
tor could reach their side both had ex ?]
The ar-sassin, who was a Servian stu<*
dent named Gavro Prinzip, was seize?'!
and disarmed. The crowd made .. I
fierate attempt it? drug him from th?-!
protecting police, but the latter sue-,
ceeded in conveying him unharmed t<*
the police station.
Francis Ferdinand, Nephew of Emperor
Francis Joseph, Killed in Bosnian Capital
an Hour After Warding Off
Bomb Which Injures Score.
Volley from Revolver Hits Archduke and Ducheas of
Hohenburg as They Are Driving Together in .Automobile
in Town of Sarajevo?New Heir, Charles
Joseph, 27 Years Old. *%
i u i-?;.:. ?., T?-* Tri'
Sarajevo, Bosnia, June 28.?The Archduke Francis Ferdinand.
h< tir to the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary, and his mor
g; natic wife, the Duchess of Hohenberg, were shot to death to-day
in the main street of this, the Bosnian capital. Bullets from a
m agazine revolver in the hands of an eighteen-year-old youth rid
dl id the heir apparent and his wife, and thus completed the grim
ta jk a madman had unsuccessfully attempted only a few hours
be fore by hurling a bomb at the royal automobile.
Another terrible chapter has thus been written into the tragic
ar id romantic history of the House of Hapsburg. and to-night the
ag td Emperor lies prostrated by the news in his summer place at
The flying bullets struck Francis Ferdinand full in the face.
O? le tore its way into the Duchess's body. Another pierced the
, great artery in her throat. As the blood gushed from her neck she
fel I senseless across her husband's knees.
An instant later he. too, sank to the floor of the car i~. a heap.
Be rth were rushed with all speed to the palace. But no help was
of Bvail. They died a few moments after they arrived.
The assassination had been carefully planned. It was while
the? heir t? the Austrian throne and the woman he had loved so
well were on their way to the town hall that Nedeljo Gabrinovics,
a j ourneyman printer, slung a smoking bomb at the royal automo?
bil e. It was while they were returning from the hall, perhaps an
hour later, that Gavrio Prinzip, a high school student, stood at the
, co rner of the Rudolfstrasse and poured his fusillade into the help
lesis couple. Again, an unexp.odcd bomb was found a few yards
aw fay from the scene of death. It had been flung in a corner by
, an Dthsr madman after he had learned of the success of Prinzip's
After the bomb exploded the Archduke and the Duchess
pr oceeded to the City Hall. The automobiles were fleet and the
refws had not yet filtered through the crowd in waiting. Indeed,
th ere had hardly been time to telephone. So the burgomaster was
astonished when he met his royal guests at the door to have his
cu stomary address of greeting interrupted by the snapping words
of Francis Ferdinand:
"Herr burgomaster, we come to pay you a visit and bombs are
th rown at us. It is an insult!"
Then his princely dignity overcame his indignation, and he
pa used and said :
"Now you may speak." .
After the ceremonies the Archduke and his wife announced
th**at they would visit the wounded members of their suite in the
hcepitals on their way to the palace. They set out in their ?car,
th fcs time protected by a cordon of police. They drove rapidly
do wn the Franz Josefstrasse and were nearing the Rudolfstrasse
wl len Prinzip, a pale faced boy?indeed, a mere stripling, but with
all the zeal of a fanatic shining in his countenance?popped out, ?af
the front rank of the crowd like a seed from an orange. No one
seemed exactly to realize what he meant to do. It was as real and
ar.| unreal as a moving picture.
Just as the automobile slowed up on the turn into the Fran*.
Ji .sefstrasse the boy raised his arm from his side. The sunlight
si ruck on the dull steel of the magazine revolver and soldiers
1? aped to grab, the youth, but before they reached him he had ac
c*omplished his deed. It was with extreme difficulty that he was
ni ?scued from the infuriated crowd.
The first attack was filled with all the dramatic intensity and
suddenness with which the successful and unsuccessful attempts
an the lives of European monarchs have been attended. Sarajevo
V 'as en fete to welcome Francis Ferdinand and his wife. It was
a triumphal procession. Flags fluttered in the soft wind and gar?
lands hung from the windows. A great throng of picturesquely
??lothed peasants pushed and shoved against the detachment of
[(soldiers that held them good naturedly in check at the railway sta
l-tion where the couple were expected.
?There was no especial military preparation, however, as the
heir to the throne had always been regarded as so popular that no
. particular precautions were necessary. In -fact, the general feeling
\ that he would without doubt in the near future succeed to the
throne through the death of his uncle had clothed him with a sort
of affection that seemed to protect him.
With his wife and staff he came from the train to the auto?
mobile, and as the crowd cheered the royal procession started for
j the City Hall along the flag decorated road. A short three hun-J

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