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59 More Die in the City
As Storm Routs Heat Temperature Drops to 78; Permanent Relief ProiTiisec. Four Men Killed By Lightning Bolts Babies Suffer as Milk Ship ments Sour on the Way Here I'nder the heavy camonading of a thunderstorm yesterday afternoon the forces of heat which have been besicg ing the city since Monday broke and retired. By to-day, th" Wcathcr Bu? reau prfdict:;. they will br ni full fight, with no sign al a icurn to the attack. Refore the hent *rav? rcccdrd it ac counted for tifty-nine more livoi ia creater N?? York. Most of thesa died ?luring the lorrid morning thut pre ceded the ftorm. I'uring the down rour four men weie ttllod by lightning and there was minor damage to prop ? rty. The local Wcathcr Bureau prediction far to-day ll Talt-i eaolaf Saturday." r?9 this the bureau at Washinfton adds: "The heat wavp in tha hroken tt-aiffci by aeattered BhOwOro, shows sllght arebal ol ?" irnml ient recurrence." last night the city brcathed the (00le>t a.r that had boOO I- r<>rtu>n ,mee Sunday. When the storm hit the city, ihortlf aftai l o'cloek, Ika aior eury had cl.mt.ed U M. ln the hour that followed it dropped S degrccs and continued to slnk. At 10 o'cloek last night it was >. Storm Brings Relief Balked in their attempt to relicve the heat stricken city on Wednesday, the thunder clouds returned to the attacK again yesterday afternoon and won a ,.artial victory. Ky 1:30 black masses , were piling uP in the west for the as- , sault and the thunder was muttenng l:ke far fcway cannon fire. Shortly aftOI I o'cloek the storm broke above the city. Rain fell like a vaterfall upon the sizaling streerts. | Lightning playcd incessantly, perilous-| ly close to the bousctops, and the wind which drove the clouds along brought uith it a genuine breath of coldness. Men and women leaned from wm-! dowa, never mmding the downpour, and learned again the pieasure of breathing I.v* air. Chilaren of the East Side broke away from parental restraint and frolickcd through the floodtd atreets, shrieking their delightat the cold touch , of the rain. New York, which had suffered ao ter ribly from the heat, did not emerge from the rescuir.g storm unscathed. Four Killed by Storm Kour men were killed ia the city by I ghtning bolts. One flash came so tiose to the (hief Magi^trate's office, at 3nn Mulborry Street. that the De? partment of Statistic;, was put out of business for tha rent ol the day. Charles VV. Strong, chief statistician, waa workirg 8t one of the tabulating machines WBOfl the stroke came. Hi was knocked down and his coat wa< hcorched. Five machines were dam aged. and all electric connections were burned out. Throuirhout the city trees were up ? ooted and poles were thrown down. ln The Bronx. o\er which the heaviest Hssault of the storm passed, all sewers uere flooded. 'I hree of the men killed were digging for clams at Rodman'e Neck, The Bronx, when a single bolt finished them. They are ( hristopher Gammel, 01170 Varick Street; C'onrad Hagel, of 304 Kast Fit'th Street. and Carlo l'etru chilla, of 720 Kast 214th Street Antomo Tousioo waa tha other vic tim. He ?a? sitting on the roof of his home. 174 West Houston Street, when i,ghtning struck him. Hail in Westchester !? WestchoatOI the rain turned to hail. The stone, according to the de positior.s of various citizens of Mount Vernon and Xew Roch.-lle, ranged in ?ize from ostrich eggs to goll balls. Golf balls is the I 081 nato. Electric connecticr.s in New Kochelle *nd Larchmont wore bnmad out, and two houfos wore 8o1 tflra by the light ning. The hail broke :.-,..?... wladowa, and beat down lurj'e tiuantities of cropa. The effect of the storm was '.mmedi ate here. The mcrcury, which has been (ioing ita accustomed devil's daBCO well ?hf,v? the 9ft level, sank immediately ?(* a lowly S6, and by 5 o'cloek to M. Hu midity was still high, and no one had reaaon to foifOt that he had many million sweat poro*. but the relief was riistinct, and gratefully received. When the city awoke ye-terday from snother re ll t]lt there was no ?<jrn of any abatement of the heat. At naoa the thermometer rofistorcd ''I The unpromising beginning of th< taused saoaahars Of many of the ex rhanges throughout the city to urge ?hat their organuations close on Kri day. The Stock Exchange inaugurated fh:s mov and was followed by th* i otton, Produee and Coffea and Sngar hschanges. Petitioaa wora <:rculated and definite action will be taken to day. Milk Supply <?oes Short Another per.l was a<l?l< <1 to the have been morning, when ? ? ble to get milk foi ?<aMon, and altho .. rnal >> pmi once ?,rd?r?d, rnary I the dairv eoaiaaaiaa wora without ?up ply . 10 a ? Recent rr.ortality fijeuret for the city have been 8ta08ho?l Wf tho deaths of the !a?? four d?V?- A statern<-n' laSUOd yesterday bjr th Charlag F, Bold the Board of Health, 81 to tha1 ? ? oa$ had [" i M<,.t r.f thoaa alaaths, Dr B ?- 'h? The ? ?? oarl" ? ? tf\ l.ee'n ? ?'"! Of Heal?ti wa- haviac dialcult* in cart mg away tha a_raaao4H Fiftji motor truck* were hired for the ? rr ? ri.; New Jeraey paid a heavy toll of lives to the heat >*?terd*y Th<- 11?4 oi <lead ln Jeraey Citjr waa matai 'nan in any preeoding day durlrin the heat ? a.*, ?*a- ? a sjaaaam -?? - - ?- -*? ? Hoboken lost flve, Paterson aeven.Paa r-aic three and Hackensack three. The Dead BsHer, the Rev Albert J , F.6, rhaplaini of the :>th Infantry ; removed from Grand Ho tel : rlied at Rellevue Ho-*itol Hailey. Frank. .r.S. 111 JefTerson Avenue, Brooklyn. - Bronson, Mary. 57, M Grove Street, Brook ljrn. Brown. Rachael. 70, 7H Hnratio Street Buckley, Jame. W . M, 370 Kichth Avenue. RreHt. Thomas, 45, 224 Eaat Forty-aecond Street. Brennan, Edward, 53, M West 113th Street. Cannon, Thomas. II, 1M eAVst Sixty-flrst Street. < eSOk, Mary, 45, 3?0 East 135th Street. I rocker. Anna. M, M South Fifteenth Street, tollege Point. Queens. < allers. Elizaboth, 7", 211 Divialon Avenue, Brooklyn Chammink. John, 37, lt] Sesral Avenue, Brooklyn. Callnhan, Mirhael. 35, lfiRT Third Avenue. e, Mary. 45. 3R0 Eaat 135th Street I>a -i. Anrelus, 7 month.a, 4 Moore Street, Jamaira. Prake, Albert, 50. llfl West Ninety-sixth Street. Dryland, James. | monthv 247 5Sth Street, Brooklyn. Hoerodly. Peter. 40, 102 Grand Street, Braohlj n. Fennell, (atharine, 50. 78 Walrott Street, Brooklyn. Irnv, Fred. ta, ttt Coney laland Avenue, l Brooklyn. Morov, William. lt, 417 East KiirMieth ' Street. Forhaea. Henry. lt, 413 West "Iftieth Street. Oray, Kitty. homelesa. Gordon. .loseph. 45. H'7 Easrle Avenue, B rook I vn Homme, James, 7 montlis. havce Le Roy, 1 at Senentieth Stret <-nd Norta Rivr j Herrirk. Florenre. 43, SSt West Fifty- | sixth Street Hill. Jame>. tO, Itl East Forty-eecond Street llavotsmp, Joseph. , 4S Hollis Avenue. : HoDia, Qiiaasa Ilnnsen, CharKa, ||, Itl Hamilton Avenue. '? Brooklyn. Hnrt. Kathrrinoe. 77. -'?:' Jamaira Avenue Brook'vn. .lones. Samuel. IS, 7^ Putnam Avenue Brooklyn. Joe*ten. Henry. 47, 32 Ashlan'd Place. HrooV'yn. Kuner, Richard, M, 416 East Fifteenth ? fJtieet I.'Ande. Daniel, 4?, 341 Ellery Street, Brooklyn. I.iecher, Robert, 45, 4f.fi West Forty-firat ? MrCann. Robert. 55, 11M Manhattan Ave? nue. Brooklyn. McGnwan. Anna, 45, T'nion Club. awS4_tk, I>aniel, 45, 370 Eifrhth Avenue. Maleney, Thomas. 45. Itl West Tenth Street. Mesel. Georire. 2 months, 419 Harrnon Street. Brooklyn. MhKtr.eswen. Miehael, 51, 2*2 Sackett Street. Brooklyn. Mirher. 43. 333 Eighth Avenue. Parhuah. James, 50, lMfi Bathgate Avenue. Reilly. Mary. fil. III Glasson Avenue. Brooklyn. RofTo. Maria, 45. 3?7 Green Street, Rirh mond Hill. Queens. Sense. Herman. lt, 140 Hester Street. Smith, John, 45, IM Bowery. Soiiskin. John, Cfi, 24 Cllnton Street Sparkowitz, Albert. M, 144 F.a.'t Ninth Street. Tioaiwal. Sterhen. 37, 117 Waverly Place, i Brooklyn , Willtams. Charles. M, 200 East Sixty-fifth , street Wi- irtwierz, Constantino, 11, 2r.^ Avenue cs, Wolker, Charles, fiO, 434 East Fifty-Eijrhth | Street. 1 Woods, Joseph, If, Ninety-first Street and Tl ird \venue. Wiet*che, Emma. 12, 128 t'entrnl Park West. Young. Maud. 3.'., 237 West Sixtr-*ixth Street. a New Orleans Chief Killed by Patrolman New Orleans, Aug. "J. James W. Rtyaolda, superinttndent of the New Orleans Police Department, was shot and killed in his office to-day by Ter rence 14allen, a patrolman. Captain (ierry Mullen, who was in the superintendent's office, was shot twice in the chest, and George Van dervoort, secretary to the auperin tcudent, who entered the room when the shooting began, was shot in the head. Both he and Captain Mullen are in it critical condition. Patrolman Mullen was shot in the hand and captured by police officials as he was trymg to escape. The authori ties expressed the opinion that he had become suddcnly inshne. Germans Seek Trade Gain After-War Policy To Be Big Exports, Small Imports Anisterdam, Aug. 2.?According to the "Berliner Mittai? Zcitung" the ! Finance Minister yesterday declared in j J the Wurtembcrg Chamber of Iieputies ' that Germany's watcwword after the : war must be: "Export much and im- i i port little." The Ministt r added, I the newspaper says, that Germany al roadj had oxpended 04,000,001 marks on the war, and that the interest on this sum plus war pensions, etc, I would be about 7,Q04),OOv,O00 marks yearly. It was extremely difficult, the Financo Minister said, to form a picturc of the economic effect on the German F.mpire of raising this sum in addition to the | ,'-,. marks raised yearly be-! j fore the war. -. More Cattle in Holland - Pigs Only Show Decrease in Last Seven Years Amsterdam, Aug. I, In connection I with llolland'.s efforts to obtain fodder . | from North and South Amenca the fol I lowing offlcial figures published to-day j may be intercstinjj: ' l'ulch cattle rensus of sprinp. K",;, ] compared With ewB*}DS of 1 r* I " -llorneil -cattle. 2,301,632, compared with 2,021,-J ?; ItlO; sheep, 120,071, compared v. th 413.012; pigs, 1,115,431, eonparod with i.-??-.-?' " The otTicial statement points out that ' the iacroaiOl m cHtt.<' and sheep, re | opectively I8.B and 7.7 per cent, were ? . ilirninished exports of live and I vlauarhteretl animals, while the de in p'K*. f*>.9. is to be attributed to 1 the scarcitv of fodder_ Finnish Socialists Urge Secret Diet Pitrofras), Aug I Ta? "No*ik Vrem raa" Holalasrfors eoi raopi ? ... ,,f the Bocialisl Dop ? ? .1 have urgi i no? coBapHanca ? r,e goTerni ? i ordor dissolr e Kinnish Ihet. and proataOO, f?l ,: the example of the first I>ur>a, ta Baaoaahla alatwhoro. Lant night a COnOttltatiOfl was h -"*4 in tha Governor's r- sidence which wa? attended by the commander of the Baltie ffeet, Government '"ommission ar Ooixiao and th*.Sociali?t Deputus. Kelly?The Nickel That Rolled Into the Pocket Bv BRIGGS *\H DCd" MV'O^ VAfMAT NCV h\*Sj? LOST BUT D6V ACK LlKP |T VAJAS A TfTtO DOILUH Gou' "PlGCP - HEM'S A |T MU5T v/aluaBl NICKEL H(5 MUST TF HAUt ^Y\ VALUANBte JIT THfcT [ ,lN, THi? WORlD A.PA.RT To / -T| r#g i l l fi?_yg ^U A DjME PiGmT OUT o- MY 0WW TOCKLT |P That vJaTWeV AK.O >'LL ?E GLAD Food Control Bill 'Aubrey Boucicault's Daughter |Ask Hearing on Takes Good Care Seeks ft More Congema, G^^ Teuton Insurance Local Underwriters Going to Washington, Fearing Of N. Y. Farmers _ jObjects to Frederic C. Leubuscher. Who Says She Is Most Introduced at Special Ses-| Extravagant?Court Not Convinced That She sion of the Legis Needs $2,000 for Operation German Spy Menace lature -i? 'Fr-tn a Ptaff rvirreapnr.dont of Tha Tribune] Albany, Aug. 2. The food control bill, which was formulated by the Joint committee of the Lcgislature and introduced at a special session to-night, takes good care of the farming element in its provisions. All power of seizing or eomman lastdag food products from the producer is left with the Federal government. In a statement issued for the com? mittee by its chairman, Senator Elofl K. Brown, attention was pnrticularly called to ta* fact that in framing the rr.easure tho COIBBlitte* had followcd the terms of the Ptderal bill BOw pend ing in Coasjraaa "by txctaatiag farmers iit.il fanii'i- enopernt'.ve associations from interferenco. w:th their production by tho commission, and huve studioiisly avoided the incorpartion of any pro vision in the bill which will tend to l.indcr or reduce production." Keferring to the naming of the com miss-loners. the statement said: "Tho committee felt that in eonfer rir.g these extraordinary powers every thiag ahoald be doa* al every stage of tho protocding to prevent any suCh ap prehension on the part of the legiti mate trade of tho state as will inter fore with its most effective operation, BBd they accordingly suggest in the bill presented the name? of three dis tinguishod citizens of the state whOM position, patriotism and capacity are well known, and will give the utmost confidence to people oi all classes in tho effective and just administration of trie law. This gives an opportunity tO both housos of the Legislature and th* (iovernor to BBS* upon the litness of the names suggested." (iovernor Wanta Perkins Governor '.Vhitmnn was said to have had no definite knowlodge of whom the committee intended to name. He went to Plattsburg yesterday and will not return until to-morrow. Ho know, however, that the conitnittoe intended tO -uggest the rorr.inissionors. It has been DO secret tha? tb* OOTePBOr was anxious to have Mr. l'orkins on the commission. The door is left open, however, for a change in the member:-hip of the Commission by the I.egisiature or the Governor. The committee did not complete a draft of the bill this Hfternoon, BBd the session of the Logislature sched uled for 4 o'clock was postponed until 9:90 to-night, where the bill was in? troduced jointly in both houses and ut'erred to the "War Committee" for public hearings next week. The provisions of the new bill are primarily direeted to suppnrting the efforts of the Fcdoral government in relation to stimulation, conservation and distribution of the necessaries of life nf a naaOBabl* price and prevent ing waste. The necessaries of life were dolined as in the Federal bill. A provisiofl was includod giving the com miasiefl power to piomulgate an order declariBC ice to bo one of the neces? saries. The pr.wr is g.ven to munici paHtiaa, with their own funds, to buy food product- and go into tho local markets as competitors of the <i in such products. Sl,000.000 Appropriation Tho bill earriad ?itli II ?n app ? ,,n of 91,000,000 f?.r ranaing expei Th.- eonaii*sioB*f ?r* t* sarra arith <ait pay, but s leerttarji and elorha sad other ernplovos af* tO b* paid emplo\e-\ All asch ?aaplajr*)* *r* - lasaptad from the civil service, anil will be the com mtaaioBora' own ?elaetioaa. The so-called "unfair practicos" pro I :sio!i in the bill is one of the most im? portant and most drastic. "If the commission becomes siitn fed," it says, "that there is nny unfair practic* or praetieca of trade d*tri rnental to the p'lblic interests ;.-i dcal iag i,y arholaaalara or retnilers in th* neeeaaariea of lif* arhlcli lBt*rf*n ? tl ? hp diatribBtian ot th* sale of ? ? 01 .my of them Bt a roa-on able piico, the commission m:iy < BBCl . i i puhli.sh su?h ruie or rulos ns in its ji.dgment will eotTOCt such unfair prac tires. Tho commission in its di*CT*tion msy appoint an advisory committee or lommitteea to aid in the formulation of si-ch rulea, in which case one or more members of such committee ahall bc Mrs. Renpe Boucicault Seelye, nine teen-year-old daughter of the late Au brey Boucicault, wants a legal guardian who would be more congenial than Frederic C. I.eubuscher, who now holds that position, and she wants $2.0mi to have an operntion performed- on her self. Although she declared yesterday in an affidavit that the operation was a matter of life and death for her. Surrogate f'ohnlan decided that tho best way to jro about it would be to let the uncongenial Mr. Leubuscher ex pend what might be necessary to re store the petitioner's health. The request that Mr Leubuscher be romoved on grounds of incompatibility was taken under ndvisement. A ref eree will be appointed to take testi mnny. For the second time Mrs. Seelye withdrow her allegations that Mr. I.eubuscher had not managed her preperty properly. Helations Not Cordial Affidavits submitted by Mr. I.eubus? cher himself arouse suspicion that there is little boon companion.-hip in the relations between him and his I wafd. After readinfr. them no one would expect to nee the attomey and the yourifr divorcee who is his ward dining tofrethor at the Glitterinp Glides; if some swift motor car flashed past him under the moon up the Hudson I one would not erane his neck to see if i Mr. Loabaachor and Mrs. Seelye occu i pied it not if he had read those affi I davits. Mr. Leubuscher, who is looking out taken from the line of trade in which such unfair practice prevails. "Such rule or rules shr.ll be published in at least two newspapers in the county in which such practice or prac tices prevail, and any person who there after violates any such rule shall he deemed guilty of a violation of this act, and if such practice or prnctices are continued by such person af'.er havincr received notice from the commission to discontinue the same, the commission may serve a notice upon such person forbidding him to continue in such line of trade, and may, in the name of the state, bring suit through the Attorney General to cnjoin his continuance in such trade, provided that any such per? son shall be permitted to sell his stock on hand at public auction until he has disposed of the whole thereof, includ? ing any contracts for the delivery to him of merchandise in such trade." I'enalty a Year in Priann Violation of the act is made a mis (iemeanor. the penalty for which is a year ;n prison or a tine of $.')00, or both. The commission will have power at il; cretion to reuuire the operntors of grain elevators, cold storage plants, packing hooaoa, dealers in fertilizers, etc, to take out licenses for carrying on such trade in intrastate commerce. Such a license does not apply to re tailera, The proposed act also gives the corn miaaiofl power to proclaim "meatless days" and to repulate the bill of fares in hotels and restaurants. < onimon earners may be compelled to afTord transportation facilities for food products wherever it is deemed r.eci-ssary. Trap Alleged Drug Vender Officers Disguised aa Privates Arrest Man With Heroin ' Further evidenco that drug pedlers i aro working amonjr American soldiers and sailors was obtained yes'erdav , when Lieutenants Strarhan and llyam<-, ; o'. the 47th Keifiment, while disguised ;n prlvatoa, wora tppraaehod by nn al* lejarad vender of heroin Arcor ipanied by lletectivo Grahame, ; of tha Narrotie Squad, the two officers itrollwd chou' the streits of HrookK'i : i.ear the 47th's armorv yesterday until i James Imoerator, of 177 Mulberry Street, spoke to them. After a nhort conversation, thev ar rested the man. Petective Graname says the prisoner had in his posaession three H-ounre bnttles of whlte powder, believed to be heroin. for the trust funds of $230,000 or so that kepp body and soul togrthor in Mr-. Saaljr*! Mtiiaat** that priBdpal and interest, if turned over to his ward unieservediy, would last snmething less than a year. He avrrs that she is the most extravngant person he ever saw. It is relatod thai Mrs. Seelye quoted her phy-ieian as ?aying she noeded un open air life, and for tho benefit of her health purchasod a $900 motor car. A i.-.v waahs later, it is asserted, Mr-. Seelye's car was sold for $000 by a man known as Alexander Marks, or Hill. whom aba had botight many dinners BBd who waa Said ia court to be the co-ie-pond'nt BBBaod by Clarel Seelye when he o'otained his interlocutory de cree of divorce. Promised to Drop Mark? Mr. Marks is said to have given Mrs. Seelye ?2.r> of tho 9900 outnght, and shortly nfterward to have bought him self some new clothes. Mrs. Seelye herself is quoted ln an affidavit as say iag that Mr. Mark? pawnod ? diamond brooch belonging to her for $1">0, keep ing the pawn tick<t himself. Thomns O'Callaghnn, an attornoy, tiled an af? fidavit saying that Mrs. Seelye had promised to broak off with Marks, as ha was too expensive and she feared him. In addifion to these affidavits, Mr. Louhiischer presented n set of uncon genial figurcs, which appeared to show that Mrs. Seelye, whose annual ex pemlitiires were set by the court at $t',,000 last .lanuary, had spent up to May 98 110419, including $3,243 for clothing It was after perusing this informa? tion that Sorrogat* Cohalan put his foot down on the operation. Two Police Officials May Be Indicted in Cruger Case To-dav Evidence Will Keep Grand Jury Busy Up to October, Says Osborne James W. Osborne, special **?(?*> : nnt District Attorney in charge of the Ruth Cruger murder investigation, which closes to-day, says he has a mass of cvidonce against the police. There i is enough material in hand, he says, i to keep the grand jurv. which con venes August 27 busy up to October. It is predicted that the present special grand jury will "point the way" to n radical overhauling of Police Commis 1 sioner Woods's office, and the incoming b"(h' will see to it that the thing is 1 . t'.one. To-day it is exported that two or three more police officials outside of Hoadquarters will be indicted for wil? ful negligence and omission of public duty. A grand jury presentmont on police affairs will probubly be hande 1 i;p to .Judfre Mclntyre in General Sei sions. lounsel for I'etective John Laga ? who was :r.dicted for omissioi of public duty- because ho failed to make a supplomentary report to the 4th Brnnch Bureau in the case of the "missing" Ruth Cruger, argued a de murrer yesterday before Judge Mcln? tyre. It was held that Lagarenne had vio iated a rulr of tho Police Department and had not committed a crime. As sistant Distiict Attorney Alfred J. Tal ley argued that the city ch'rter makes a violation of rules of city departments ?he basis of enminal prosecution. De cision wns res< rved. Britain to Build War Library , ..?,....... aaa ' raa BjaaasaM r-*a,| London, July IX. The National War Museum, v.hicn tho government ia ere ating, is to have a great war library. The literature of the war has grown to such an exlent that a library of 30.000 to 40,000 volumes would scarcely cover that which already exiata. "Senator Frelinghuysen's dofence of ' his amendment to the trading with the enemy act, by which German Insur? ance companies are permitted to re-! ; main in business in the. United States, | , sustains the argument of these who, 1 realizing the aid these companies are! ' in a position to give to the German ; spy system. would bar them from the ; insurance field." This declaration was made at a con? ference in the Lawyers' Club yester? day, at which it was docided to ask the Senate Committee on Commerce, before which the trading with the enemy act | is pending, for a hearing on the Fre linghuysen amendment. At this hear i ing it is purposcd to submit a mass of I testimony from ieading underwriters showing that such companies are not i in any way essential to the business. That part of Mr. Frelinghuysen's do? fence of the German companies quoted ! as sustaining the contention of those 1 who would bar uil German companies . from business as one way in which to : reduce tne spy menace, reads as fol | lc.ws: Maps Open to All Agents "All the map? showing water lines i and such other information as is vital in writing insurance on property is , open to all agents." "This," one speaker argued, "is not an argument for the retention of the German companies. It i| an argument I for the exclusion af all Germans from : insurance circles, whether as agents for I German companies or American, and j sustains everything that has been said I in favor of such exclusion." i A sample of the information avml i able to such agents is a pink kheftt issued by the New York Board of Fire I'nderwriters in possession of The I Tribune. Labelled "Strictly confiden j tial," it notes changes in the handl'ng of explosives at this port, specifyin^ | the yards and terminals in which ex I plosives in bulk are handled ard I where rn-.munition is stored. Then in detail it gives the location | < f the soveral yards and in some in ' stances the method in which explo ! llroi are handled. It further gives h j Lst of the dynamite magazines in the I city together with the amount of ex I plosives each is supposed to contain. To any one wishing to keep tabs on the movement of munitions it is an excellent iruide, while for the peruon would would inaugurate a reign o.f terror by causing a series of Black Tom explosions.Jt would save a lot of time and trouble investigating. It is a fair sample of the mass of information of military value in circu lation in insurance district*. Will Follow Example Diseussion of the action of tha I.aw y.'is Moitgaaja Coaapaay in putting a ban on all insurance companies doiog bu.-uness with (ierman insurance com? panies developed the fact yesterday that similar action is under considera tion by other large kndeis of money on mortgape. Private lenders have al rcady followed this course to a con siderable extent. as is evidenced by a BwitehiatC of policies to strictly Amer? ican companies. An interesting feature of this change il t'ne comparatively large number of policyholder.s with German names who tixure in the new policies. "An indication of safety tirst ten dencies" is the explanation of the underwriters. Ricahr M. Hurd, president of the Lawyers Mortgage I'ompany and chair man of the board of trustees of the American Hefence Society, told the Rotary Club yesterday that any Amer? ican insurance company that leans on a German company for reinsurance is trustinjr to a bankrupt concern. He inoke at a luncheorr given at the Hotol McAlpin. "Germany. in my opinion, is bank? rupt now," Mr. Hurd derlaied. Ha nUo warned apai.ist German peare offera. "It is not true," he said. "that we have no qunrrel with the German peo? ple. If the. German people were not back of the Kaiser and militarism there would be no war. The Germana are indicted by their own peace writ lng_" Reisinger Bequests To Germans Held Up Payments From Estate of Adolphus Busch's Son-in Law May Await Peace The executors of the estate of Hugo Reisinger, rice and carbon importer. who was the son-:n-iaw of the late | Adolphus Busch, the St. Louis brewer, I are puzzled over the payment of leg ! acies which he left for individuals and institutions in Germany. Mr. Reisinger died in Germany about three years ago. An accounting of the estate was filed yesterday by the ex? ecutors in the Surrogates' Court. They ask the instructions of the court with ' regard to the payment of the German legacies. It is possible that these gifts will have to bc heid up until peace , has been restored. Among the public bequests were IM.000 to the Royal National Museum, Hcrlin; JiVl.OOO to the Kaiser Wilhrl.i Gesellschaft, Berlin, and a portrait of the testatoT valued at $2,000 to the National Art Museum of Berlin. Mr. Reisinger also provided that a hospital for poor children be built in Woisbaden out of tho residue of his estate. The transfer tax appraisal of his estate showed that he had over estimated hitf wealth. and that there .was not sufficient funds lo% to build the hospital. _-???. U. S. to Take Over All Ships Flying The Nation's Flag Steel Exports to Japan to Stop Unless Vessels Aid in War Washington. Aug. 2. Tho imperative noed of ships in the transatlantic ser ?> ice was disclosed to-day in indica tions that the Shipping Board is pre paring to commandeer nll American tonnage. and in an order issued by President Wilson which has the effect of cutting off steel exports to Japan unless Japancse 'vessels are diverted to war uses. The President's instructions were is? sued to the division of export licenses, and provide that no steel or iron products shall go to allied countries unless they are to be used for actual war purposes or will contribute directly to prosecution of the war. Japan has been a large buyer of American ship plntes and has been building up a great merchant fleet. About 4 per cent of her tonnage is in ?he Atlantie, and the remainder is.car rying Pacific cargoes at extremely high rates. "The order ls aa fo'.lows: I-irst. That all shipments to tho?e na tions asoelated with the T'nitod States in the war are. until f'irther iMtraetione, to be licensed freel>. without rcscrvation BM without restrietions, except iron and steel platej, pig- iron. iron and steel scrap nrrl and steel billete, 'or which licenses shall be granted only in t*a* ?aid articles are destined for actual wnr purpxes or will directly contribute thereto. Seror.d. Ueeoaaa which may be properly isaued will be granted for shipmenta of all iron and steel plates ar.<l structural shapea, and other articles properly included under these general headinfs, under the follow? ing conditiom onl> : i 1 i The aplication for auch license ; mn.t he received by the Department of l ommerce, division of export licenses, Washington, I). C. on or before Auiruet 10, 1917. ..'.Such arti.-les - ha 11 be completely made up and manufactured on or before August 10, 1!?17. t H i Such license shall be valid, and ehall laMkato that it is valid, only in case such shipments are covered bv raiiroa.l or ocean bill of lading dated on or before Augu-t 1 J. 1917. Meaning of Explosives With respect to the (reneral term "ex plosivt-s," used in the proclamation of the riaalVtolit on .luly '.*, 1917, the following chemicals are included in it.s rnoaning: Kther nlcohol, sulphur. -.ulphuric acid and its salts, acetone, nitric r., ul and ita salt', derivativea of hcnrol. phonnl icar bolic aciili and it* derivatives. derivativea of toluol, mrecury and its sjlls, airmonia and it* Halt<<, glycerine, potash and i's Falts, a!l ctaaidaa. The Shipping Board probably will an nounce a commandoering programme Within a few days. It. will call for the roquisitioning of ships under author? ity recently given to the President by , Congress and probably will include ar rangements for turning the vessels back to their owners for actual operation. The government. it is said, has no de 1 sire to operate the vessels itjelf, but through control of charters can direct ! trade routes and at the same time can lower ocean freight rates. Coaatwis* tonnage and vessels taken off South American runs to be put to carrying supplns to K'irope probably would be replaced in largo part by neu? tral ships. Both Norway and Holland are ready to reioase a large amount of tonnage for Allied use in return for food shipments. A rosolution pending in Corrjrress, drawn by Administration officials, would permit vessels of for? eign registry to ply between American ports. Tlie British and American govern ments have nbout reached an agree ment for a joint control of all tho 1 world's tonnage, and the shipping board'a move toward commandoering is ii pr.?i:niin:.ry v,ep in that BaTBBff* 1 niont. 1'nder the plan the United States would operate most of th* I neutral tonnage and Great Britai . would have under its control Allied ships. Tho nrrangement would be u<-ed also tr. brmg down freight rates. Great Britain, it was learned to day, ls about ready to recall British i ships that have been put at the dis posal of her allies. Continued sink ings aro said to have ^ade it nec I essary that every British vessel be | in supp'ying the Brit.'h people . and Brnii.-s. The Bhippiag Bop.rd has just put Into oporation its control over coast wise freight rates. and will bogin with i in a short t.me to hear complaints. 1 It |-ns no nov . r to fix rafp scho.lules, ' but on compiaint enn order BBOCific j rates cut if they are found discrimina tory. > Floorwomen Appear In Chicago Stores IBy Te'.earapb tn rt.o Trlbunel Chicago. Aug. 2. Women are tak;ng tho p'.aces of men as floorwaikeis .:', the department stores of l hicago. The .'rr.ft ia tho reason By the ond af th* week Marshall Field & CoiapaBy will hav* given f.no men to the government nnd WOBieB arlll | have tilled most of tho raCBBCiM, r loor women, it is aaid, fi 11 the positions in some departments better than men. The Fair alao la replacfng floormen with floorwomen At Hillman'B mlddle aged men are preferred for vacaneie*. 3 Aviators Killed, One Fatally Hurt On Long IsUiid Charles Fleischmann, of Cincinnati, Crushed in Great South Bay Flying Boat CoIIapte, Pilot Witz Diet; CapUi. Taylor a Victim at Mineola Two government aviators and . , c.vill.n pilot were _IM lnd , f<mrth man was injured, probably faUlly fB ' aviation accidents on Long Island yeg. terday. Charles Fleischmann. a son of Jolig* L. Fleischmann, former mayor of cta cinnati. and a member of the NatiengJ Naval Volunteers, aviation aectiae, waa thrown from a Curtiss flying hoet while flying with Harrv Witz, g p,}^ over Great South Bay. Roth dropred into the water tw* miles off shore. Fleischmann ??, pirked up dead, while his companiom, vho was strapped to the aircraft. Ws| killed when the machine fe!l mto thg shallow water. Captain Taylor Killed Captain Ralph _ Tay'o.. of Mam ford, l onn, in rharjre of th* signal corps at the goverrmrn' aviation. n?i$ at. Mineola, Long Island. ?*? VillegV and Sergeant Thomas K F>!i. his < osj. panion, internally inju-ed ?hen gg aeroplane in which they \> ere practio i ing fell to the ground from a heigfct Of SOO fcet. Hur.dreda ot person? whn were oai! ing in Great South Bay .?? Fl?iac|. mann hurled from his machine. Wftg, a civilian pilot and owner of the Car tiss flymif boat, a modifi?-d hjdroaoro plane, bad been giMna eihihttion flights over the bay. Flrischmansl who, since last April, hsd hren st thr Bay Shore Naval Station prepariae himself for service in France, decidea to take e fligr'nt in Witx'g machine. They stnr'ed Just before aunset, aa4 had risen aeveral hundred feet whoa per'or.s saihrr; in the ha'. were startled Df an explosion ;n the st. Ii.stantsr Fleischmsnn w-as hurled ou' of the mg chine The aircrnft arpeared to rruo> ple. It fell in a heap. earrying Witi under water. Fishermsn who went ta the snot fonnd Flcischrnann had beea killed by fh.e impnct with the <in4j bottcm of the bay. The H-rerkage of the machine, ta which Witz's body was entangled, wgg almoot buried in the sand a few ftet , under w;t??r. Engagement Reeently Announred Flei?chmann was fuenty-four veaal old. Last Sunday his er.fjagement 14 C:race Sheldon, daughter of ? harloi Sheldon, 8201 Ridjre Boulevnrd, Rroek lyn. was announced. Mi?s Sheldon **8 visiting with the Fleischmann famiiygj New London, ('onn., last night whoi i ews of the young aViator's death ?a received. Witz, who was t.wenty-aevgi years old, whs an Engli?hman. The aeroplane in which Captain T*y lor and Sergeant Pell were riditif *gi 800 feet above ground when the eng-tai i stopped. Spectators saw the machia start dowrv.ard in a series of gradua spirals. Within 100 tett of the grounl the m-*n !o = t control. Both were itei to be working desperafely a* the lavar They came down with a crash in tat garden of Martin V. Hail. at Fa?t Gsr dcn City. Mrs. ILilI witnessed the seci dent from her veranda. She foi;"d that Taylor, who had been driving. had beei instantK killed. Pell, who waa s*'app?( in the obsenrer'a sear, was unconse oog Another army aeroplane, which had b?M flying over the same r'-old, dronped lel enough to learn what had happened asi then rushed" to the aviation headioar. ters for aid. Taylor an Inatrurlor < aptain Taylor had been invmetot in aviation, and was> considered SJ aeronautics expert. He was t*entf eight years old and married on .lun* ! to Miss Gladys Marion Mortimer, ol South Bearh, Conn. He was one of thirty-two mii.tia of ficers who were picked by the AeH Club of America to be trained for avia tion, the expense beirjj. borne by thu club. He was a passenjrer with Vietei CorlstrOBS when the lafer won tfct 1'Mi-mile aeronlane race from Newpotl News to Sheepahead Bay on May H 1016. a-e Col. Albert Paget Did From War Injuriel "ht i it . ?/? Ika tt i ' London, Aug. 1 Colone! Aibert E$V ward Paget, fon of General Sir Ar.hw Paget and Lady Paget former!) Miil Paran Stevens, of New Yore. , died -8 mornini? from the effects of gaa poi*es ing contracted on the battle front M France two years ago. Although notta sufficiently recovered to resume ceav mand of his regiment. the llth Hao sars, Colonel Paget had seemed to s* growing stronger, but a chill contracij ed last motith comp'.etely undermiaa* all his powera of re?ista.icc. ColOBOl Paget, who was or.ly thilf eight years old, won d.>* :-'"l'0|lJ|! South Afr.ca. ns well aa in Franeg av ir.jf the present war. He was ono e? the most popular tigures in London ?*? cicty. ?-* Four Freed on Bail In Motor Fraud Ca* Four of the men Indicted Wedn*s4$J for, their activities in aalling stocl ?* 'the Ford Tractor Company ei th* Em I crson Taiiek and Tractor t ompa-.y *?? arraigned before Judpe Harland * Howe in the Federal Buildinu >**?**? day. They pleaded not eruilty to tai ciiarge of using the ma;!? to defraufl Robert P. Motches. "inveattaetJ broker," of 1*34 Broadway. waa ? 'leased in 47..S00 bail. William 9tm ' Ewiaff, prc?idont of the Ford Tr*f-*' ' Companv; Theodore A. Campbell. rr?*' dent of the Emerson Truck and Tra?w* Company, and George N Campbell^wj latter corapany's secretary and trear urer. were freed on bail of S*.W OwBV Willia George Enoraon,.ehaimaaai ? the board of directors of ihe <-?m^*" I bearing his r.a-ne. it exrcc'eJ M M to-day. No date h.is been s*t for 88* ,1, frLdaii'.*' tnal. Greeka Elect Sofoulit itaaaa, Aac t M Sofoub.. Mjfl in the (Jreek Chamber from SoW**^ o-overnment candidate for the P-**1 ?_! to-day waa elected Preaident of tai Chamber by a vole of 1?0 to *?>?)? Alexander will take the oath ?a ?** Chamber of Daouuea on rnday.