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Xlh MERCHANDISE ADVER tk?ed in the tribune IS GUARANTEED Sribtm* First to Last?the Truth: News - Editorials - Advertisements Vol. LXXVm No. 26,281 I Cop? right, 1818, New York Xrlbnne Inc/J SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1918 O WEATHER Fair to-day and to-morrow; ron tinned ? cool ; gentle west to north? west winds TWO CENTS lu Greater New York end I THREE CENTS ?within commuting: distance ? Elsewhere 75 Dead, 100 Hurt in Brighton "I? Wreck Coney Train, With Green Motorman, Crushed in Tunnel Heavily Loaded, Speeding Cars Jump Switch in Cut on Brighton Line Near Lincoln Road and Dash Their Human Freight to Death Men and Women Fight for Lives As Debris Catches Fire and Burns All Officials of the B. R, T. Have Been Ordered Arrested as Police Search for the Miss? ing Motorman?Hard to \ Identify Dead Seventy-five persons were killed [ and hundreds injured last night when a Brighton Beach train,! crammed to the buffers and in : charge, it is said, of an inexperi- j enced motorman, jumped a switch j in ;i tunnel near Lincoln Road sta- j tion, Brooklyn, and battered itself into fragments against the sides of ? the tunnel. i The tunnel was a mass of wreck- ! age, in which many of the injured scrambled feebly to release them- ! selves, while others lay motionless. The wreckage caught fire, filling the place with smoke. Rescuers clam? bered down the walls of the cut at either end of the tunnel and fought feverishly to release the living and the bodies of the dead. Their task and that of police re-, serves summoned to keep the crowds j in check was complicated by hun-1 dreds of women, mad with anxiety ? for husbands or other relatives who ] had not returned at the usual hour; from Manhattan. The women fought with each other and with the police to reach the sides of those who. were currying up bodies in gunny-1 sacks, and strove to rip open each' sack to see whether they recognized the body within. Fifty-Jive Bodies in Morgue At 9 o'clock fifty-five bodies had been counted at the morgue of the Kings County Hospital, where all of ; them were taken. The train, bound for Coney Isl-I and, left Brooklyn Bridge at 6:18. j It was so crowded that Fireman James Monalian, of Hook and Lad? der 17, une of the last to get aboard, found it impossible to squeeze his way through any of the Kates and clambered over the chains across the back platform, where he wedged himself into a group of other men. Until it reached the turn from Fulton Street into Franklin Ave? nue, the train proceeded sedately enough and with no evidence that the ;:iotonnen's strike had caused a green man to be put at the con? troller. At Franklin Avenue, where the Brighton trains swerve to the south, the train kept straigt on east "lota: Fulton Street and until pas? sengers had called the attention of the motorman, was heading at its former pace ^straight for Lefferts Avenue. Take? Train Back Then ho backed his train past the switch into tho turn, took it and went on in the proper direction. Shortly before the turn, the Brighton tracks descend into an ?Pen cut, occasionally bridged over at street crossings and sometimes broken by tunnels. It was in one of the latter, a bore about ?200 feet long, with a curve "? the tracks, .that the passengers *&am noticed that the motonnan scempd to be having trouble. The train was hitting a fast pace?forty toiles an hour gome of the passen? gers uaid?and there was no reduc Pn in its speed as it approached the curve. When it reached the curve the entire ?x-tar train ?hot straight ahead, Icav >?K the curving raiU altogether and ?on;; Itself i rom wide t0 dde, individ "?! cer? bucking mid canting. The ?r?t ear e?caped aimoxt un?cothed. The *cor.<j C)lr w? broken in two. The jnird .?.,) fourth wcrc Bnj88hea to ?"idling wood. The lagt two car? wcrc **>? little damaged. Tk* Police thrust ?addore into the cut and began the work of rescue im- I mediately. Members of the Public Service Commission and Bird S. Coler, Commissioner of the Department of Public Charities, were on the scene quickly, and Commissioner Coler sum? moned every ambulance in Brooklyn i and Queens and all those that could ] be spared from Manhattan hospitals, j District Attorney Harry E. Lewis, of Kings; County, one of the first officials to reach the scene after the accident, made this statement: "There is no doubt but that the motorman of the south bound leading train was going at a high rate of sneed when he made tho turn into the new tunnel. The front car jumped the track and buckled. The train follow ing ran into tho stalled train. To Arrest Officials i "All of th officials of the ?B. l?. T., I a id every pi rson conected in*any way \ ith the ac ?ident have been ordered : placed nude ' arrest. "The officials of the company "have ' not yet made known the name of the motorman and who was operating tho train. They are withholding that in? formation, at le?st they have failed to make the name known." In the confusion and panic there was no thought for some time of the man who hud been at 'the controller when the wreck came. When search for him was made at the scene of the accident he was not to be found, al- , though the car in which he had been ] seated was practically intact. At first it was reported that *two trains had been in collision and the mass of d?bris which was heaped up in the tunnel gave color to this re? port, as it seemed impossible that it all could have? resulted from smashing one six-car train. Train Was Imaginary7 This opinion was held by many of ! the passengers who helped to spread the story of a collision after they had I reached safety. Fireman Monahan, a man whose nerves are not easily ; shaken, was sure that from his perch ; en the rear platform he had heard tho approach of another train just before tho crash and left the scene convinced i that he had been in a collision. There was a general rush to get off ; the platform, Monahan said, in the be? lief that another train was on the point of crashing into theirs, an dsoine of the men shouted that they, saw the train coming. Monahan, who was jammed against the chains at tho extreme rear of the platform, seized the gate levers and opened both gates. Saves Two Women : Then he grabbed two young women i who were standing near him and, lift , ing them bodily over the heads of the i others on the platform, flung them i override to the roadbed. Others began to jump through the gates he had i opened, and, seeing that the platform soon would be clear, he jumped to safety himself. ,-? Finns Grant Amnesty To 10,000 Revolutionists STOCKHOLM, Nov. 1.?The Finnish Administrator on Thursday announced officially tho granting of amnesty to about ten thousand revolutionaries, ac? cording to advices received here from Eielsingfor?. A" persons sentenced to i four years' imprisonment or less will j be released. -* Mother Slays Seven Sons HAVANA, Nov. 1. ?Grieving over the ' death of her husband, who had died of influenza, Mrs. ('armen Lavera, aged thirty-four, near Cnmuguey, yesterday killed her seven young sons. She then placed the livetitock of the farm in a hut und, after setting it afire, leaped into the flames. She was rescued in a serious condition by ?oldier?. List of the Dead In Wreck on "L The Snyder Avenue police station reported the following aa identified among the viatims of the Brighton Beach "L" wreck; VENZA, JOHN A., 497 Gravceend Avenue. POLZE, GERARD, 2439 Eastern Park? way. LOMBARD, HENRY, 2274 Seventy second Street. PAYNE, RAYMOND, 1212 Avenue H. ? PIERCE, WALTER T., 214 Homecrest Avenue. List of Injured LERNER, MATILDA, 1114 East Sev- I enth Street. EVANS, KIRK, 674 WeBt 175th Street. HORNE, GEORGE, 2103 East Sev- ; enth Street. MARTENSE, GARRY, 1501 Avenue U. MULE, ERNEST, 2121 East Thir- ' tccnth Street. CONRAD, HERBERT, 231 Leffcrts ! D URSE;, ACTON, 102 Norman Ave nue. LEE, HENRY A., 97.1 Utica Avenue. BOTCHICHO, LEWIS, 354 Prospect Plaec. MULLER, WILLIAM, 568 East Fif? teenth Street. BORDER, Miss-, 1505 Neck Road. McDONALD, MATILDA, 2527 East Sixteenth Screet. IRWIN, IRENE, 129 Lefferts Avenue. COLUMBIA, ROSE, 1935 East Ninth Street. SCOTTI, THE REV. JAMES, 725 Emmons Avenue. WEINBURG, MORRIS, 92 Wester- - low Street. JUTE. FRANK. 643 Eastern Parkway. SMITH, JAMES W., 253 East Fifth. Street. BUSS?, FRANK, 402 Ocean Avenue. , CARTHILE, JOSEPH, 1069 Thirty- ; ninth Street. Senate Recess Again Blocked (L?U ike Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Nov. 1. ?Democrat-j ic and Republican Senators continued their parliamentary contest to-day, the | absence of a quorum of tlte Senate ] again enifbli-;;," the Democrats to -yea- j vent reopei: ng of political and peace J debate, and Republicans to block a reces 5 over the ?lections. Ow tures for a recess until Monday were rejected by the Republicans, compelling adjournment until to-niur-i row. A message from President Wilson, : opposing the reelection of Senator Fall, of New Mexico, Republican, and j Senator Fall's reply, were read into the record by Senator Smoot, of Utah, acting minority leader. Replying to a message from the Socialist candidate I in New Mexico, inquiring whether he ! gave his approval of Senator Fall's \ candidacy. President Wilson said Mr. I Fall "has given such repeated evidence [ of his entire, hostility to this Admin- | istration that I would he ignoring his wholo course of action i? 1 did" Then Maybe We Might Believe Them Austria Spli Socialists Yanks Ta U Karl Out; in Control;] ke 12 Towns Pershing'sMen In Advance Mof 4 Miles Take 3000 Germans Bois des Loges, North of Verdun, Cleared of Enemy in Ter? rific Fighting The American First Army drove forward four miles yesterday in a new attack on a fifteen-mile front west of the Meuse. They captured twelve villages and more than 3,000 prisoners. At the same time the French on the left of the Americans attacked on a six-mile front. Striking on the critical sector of the enemy'? line northwest, ?# Verdun Pershingps men fought their way through the Aiilages of Imecourt, Bayonville and Andevanne and cleared the Bois des Loges. Every? where the foe's resistance was crushed. Gouraud's French Fourth Army, with American tmits, attacked on a six-mile front on Pershing's left above Vouziers, driving the enemy further back from the line of the Aisne. In Flanders the British swept the enemy back at two point.; on the Continued on page three Emperor Karl and Archduke Flee As New Republic Is Proclaimed ? LONDON, Nov. 1.?After the proclamation of a republic in Buda? pest Archduke Joseph, the representative of the Emperor, left the city, according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Zurich. Emperor Charles, the dispateh adds, before leaving Vienna, per? sonally gave orders that all conflict with the population be avoided. He instructed the authorities to yield without resistance to the new power. On the other hand a Basle dispatch says to-day's Vienna news-. papers deny that Emperor Charles has ieft the capital. The imperial couple are still in Vienna, it is declared. Wilson Views Followed at Truce Council I Representatives at Ver? sailles Deal Only With Military Features PARIS, Nov. 1?-(B The Associated i Press).?The armistice terms to be ! submitted to Germany will be confined I .strictly to military requirements, es 1 copt that it will be brought out clearly that they are conditioned generally upon President Wilson's principles, with some definitoness. To-day's deliberations in connection with the armistice proposition were partieipated in by Belgian and Japa? nese representatives, the day's meeting having to do with Germany. When Austrian affairs were discussed yester Continucd on )iext page Truce Terms I Strip Turkey ! Of All Power i i ? Sultan Surrenders Navai ? and Merchant Ships, Ports and Pri.one? I LONDON", Nov. ,?By The Associ? ated Press).?The terms of the armis? tice granted by the Allied powers tc Turkey? follow: First?-The opening of the Dardu nelles and the Bosporus and access tc the Black Sea. A 'lied occupation oi the Dardanelles a; J Bosporus forts. Second?The po.-itions of all min; fields, torpedo tubes and other obstrue j tions in Turkish waters are to be in ; dicated, and assistance given to sweet i or remove them, as may be required. Third?All available informatioi concerning mines in the Black Sea i J to be communicated. Fourth?All Allied prisoners 01' iva I and Armenian interned persons, an. ; prisoners are to bo collected in Con ? stantinople and handed over' uncondi j tionally to the Allies. Fifth? Immedittto demobilization o ; the Turkish army, except such troop ?as arc required for surveillance on th i frontiers and for the maintenance o ! internal order, the number of effective ?and their disposition to.be determine ?later by the Allies after consultatio 'with the Turkish government. Warships Given Up Sixth?The surrender of all war vee ; sels in Turkish waters or waters occu j pied by Turkey. These ships will b ! interned in such Turkish port or port i. as may be directed, except such smal vessels as are required for police an ? similar purposes in Turkish territorio ! waters. i Seventh?The Allies to have th I right to occupy any strategic points : | the event of any situation arisin : which threatens the security of the A ! lies. Eighth?Free use by Allied ships c | all ports and anchorages now in Turi j ish occupation and denial of their u? I by the enemy. Similar conditions ai j to apply to Turkish mercantile shi] ! ping in Turkish waters for the pu i posea of trade and the demobilizatk | of the army. Eleventh?A part of Trtnscau.cas already has been ordered to be* evac ? ated by Turkish troops. The reniai ! der to be evacuated if required by ti ? Allies after they have studied the si ? uation. Twelfth ? Wireless, telegraph ai | cable stations to be controlled by t i Allies, Turkish government messag ' to be excepted. Protects War Materia! ; Thirteenth?Prohibition against t ! destruction of any naval, military ? commercial material. Fourteenth ? Facilities are to | given for the purchase of coa!, fi I and naval material from Turki sources, after the requirements of t i country have been met. None of t i above materials are to be exported. Sixteenth?The surrender of all gi risona at Hedjaz, Assik, Yemen, Fy and Mesopotamia to the nearest All' commander, and withdrawal of Turkish troops from Cilici, exo Continued on page three German Kaiser WiU Be Asked To Quit Throne Vice-Chancellor on Way to Army Headquarters to Present Abdication Proposal to Em? peror William for His Signature ?Charles Leaves Vienna Revolutionists Rule in Bohemia, Hungary and German Austria Croats Declare Fiume Part of Italy as Austrian Adriatic Fleet Is Given Over to Southern Slavs?Germans in Bohemia Disarmed Austria-Hungary has broken up into a group of indepen? dent states, some of a strongly Socialistic nature. Vice-Chancellor Delbrueck is ?aid to be taking a document for the abdication of the German Emperor to Gorman Army Headquarters. The report the Kaiser already has abdicated is 7iot contirmed. The National Assembly in Vienna has adopted a constitu? tion for German Austria "in which no place is left for the crown." Those expected to head the new government are most? ly Socialists. Part of the people of Austria and German Bo? hemia are attempting to attach their districts to Germany. Count Michael Karolyi announces that the Hungarian Na? tional Council has taken over the government of Hungary. Germany Recognizes Czecho-Slovaks Germany has recognized the new Czecho-Slovak govern? ment in Prague. Railroad cars in Bohemia have been labelled ''Free Czechish Socialist Republic." Trains carrying food to Austria and Germany from Bo? hemia are being stopped and German soldiers in Bohemia are being disarmed. The Croats, who have taken control of Fiume, declare their union with Italy. The old imperial government, or what is left of it, is doing everything possible to assist the disintegration. Army officers have been ordered to obey the new national governments of their own races. The Adriatic lleet has been turned over to the Southern Slavs and the Danube flotilla to Hungary. Emperor Charles Quits Vienna Emperor Charles, left without a crown, is reported in some accounts to have left Vienna. Count Tisza, the chief reactionary of Austria and one of the principal agents in bringing on the war. has been shot dead on the street by a soldier. Almost all information on conditions within Austria and Germany comes from Vienna and Berlin newspapers. Com? pared with Austria, little is known of what is happening in Germany. Hapsburgs Eliminated by Assembly Which Takes Over Rule of Austria COPENHAGEN, Nov. 1 (By The ; Associated Press).?A dispatch from Vienna printed in the "Tageblatt" of Berlin say.-,: "The National Assembly met at! 3 o'clock in the afternoon. A vast crowd had gathered before the Diet and frantically cheered the red flag which was displayed by laborers from the suburbs of Vienna. "Socialist members of the Diet were cheered when they addressed the crowd in favor of a republic. "Mayor Weisskirchncr tried vain? ly to get a hearing but he was greeted with hisses. "Meanwhile the National Assem? bly had accepted a constitution in < which no place was left lor the Crown. The National Assembly has the legislative power, while the State Council ur-d the state govern? ment share the executive power. It i was planned to name a new govern cent Wednesday night." "Victor Ad?er. a Socialist leader, is the probable choice for State Seci retary for Foreign Affaire. Tha Socialist Leuter is the most promt? nent candidate for Secretary of War. while the Progressive, Ofner, is mentioned for Minister of Justice. "At 8 o'clock in the evening a deputation of officers and soldier:', ".???ited the National Council and de? manded the formation of ;i -soldiers* i