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By ARTHUR CHAPMAN Illustration by BEAUMONT M. FAIRBANK
With the motor car's Increasing vogue, Death Avenue (Eleventh Avenar), despite dr, freigf us of all Neu) York's great thoroughfares. If it is to live up io its name the railroad tracke
must i-.orr.f-: up and the Central freights be op nhampered by rails. The artist shews the possibilities
ELEVENTH AVENUE between Sixti
7 ami Thirty-third Street usei
mown as Death Avenue. Son pe
111 call it that, but usual;;, wi
it .-:.'? :' .?: Eleventh Aven
so very much. The freight engi i gave
the street it' sinister title still make their
stately, dowagerlike way along the ;.
at a much slow-.: pace thai : ta:ri
cabs which flit - ross the ave! u from the
Forty-second Street and Thirty-fourth :
ferries "Ev n the icks which bounce
on ivi ni e ouf run
he rreig ? ? . .
. ] :??? ,v York ' tudj
u contras i thi ?a nu Death V o. a?. . [
Id. ce : ighf engines, whicl n< w
int? r\> Is and
b; mucl bell ring
? oa , : .y o- |
. m as .- ol .. ? ito and pag ai tides
?..-.. .'.?'? d ?n certain i lew Yor_ i wspap ?
'y. ? dai
? racki toi u] ' he track* remained and
meantii a ."
; in other pa ity 1
and ? ?
'; i tith A
i more tha
age sa Eel.- ; ?eal
? curb, and its i ? tra
mo o 111
a ? thai e
., ' it ii
'the ? i 1 ' ?wer ?
. ..,;.' hoS?
down I he
hey are joki Why be
thai in? i i . ? rack
?roach? i such
an ". : every
??. ? . be e i
..- the vari
7. - :
? ? who are ,, ! ime age
: acco an i
! : ame litt!
?w> their oves when the..* come I w,\
wa.- ? : : i ii ft and hollering
? :.* ! vhen an engine i sighted ? ither way'.'
Occasionally son ts bumped when
he tries to scoot an aul .' of the cow
catcl -' a loc . tive in t he i.? for a
'! because Death Avenue has
that some people even
- with the once dreaded juggernauts.
Probably in days to come, when the air i?
d with all ' dividual and si
the Hudson and com
muti trying to cut, across ?.here 'hey
? ? and are being kno?
to ea daj au1 .mobil
are going to seem as safe as Death Avenue
now ?" .- in the | E comparison.
But Death Avenue to-day?well, it might.
the Vi ?.. i.m and say, "When you call
? h .' smile !"
Il I?S n-4 I 13 EH*. |H I BH I l Iv? s* Il II 1
"o '. point of manslaughter. This wa
v;?lr. The Loyal Capta
o! ip, and Holland and En? land were
Trie details were given n *
?: K for h?llii g William M \ gun?
ner. _ .?a best told in the words of
the w tnesses in the London trial. S
"I -hall tell eared. M j
i fortu ?"?? to
How' ?pi the Loyal Ct n'a i i
were for t iking t er and some
.nd afterwards t ? litt
e rose in ar , thi greati r
3id they wou ie ship.
. . away : boat ? i take her
aid: 'If you d :
I . Boml ay i a Br .
and I '. ?. : y< ?: I coun
re.' Ina smuch I hi t, my <
agai n and I ey remaii
Owens testified : "I ??
: I the
?ne, a nd the capta
? :-. ;.; d tl e gui ner
.... ? ? ighl
.' Says the captain: '1 have not
to ruin. ? have not done i
yo i ; you ate a ? "? 1
words.' And then he to
did give him the blow."
y '-' :.':-<i a mutiny among the men?
(> ??' o e and tl e bigger part wa
?oseph Palmer al_o told about the
and the blow given Moore. "He was
to the ?gunroom, and the ?gunnei
?^id, "Far<ewell, farewell. Captain Kidd has
Bi -. corn (surgeon's apprentice)-?
- -<? lay sick a great while before
and the d ?<?'.? t said that
'? - a . ? cause o? ;
* "-? - I bad ail the provocation in the world
:'''-" ? ?" It wa* not designedly done, but in
?Mion, for ??? -a ; ' am heart? y orry.
fd Baron Ward e jury
^ond Kidd guilty of murd
I a.a committed the ?an ? acf thi
nt'+''V '' - I ? i ?ng a handy weapon,
<-'. /.?. v?, xusvet tried f< r it. Kidd
?-. wa. menaced in the face of a mutiny and
<"? Exhibit any weakness at the mo nent would
?ave been disastrous,
iftc ?act u]>?t\ which the charge of
wa* based was the seizure of the
-' Merchant. It cai not be urged that
ondon court w?_g ignorant of the ?
'"* of the French passe?, Beliomont had
' -?'?? to London, and then died, 'i he
?Mese, were held back by English officials in
^ 'vr,.r??,_,-y t/) \nrow all th_ odium on
?J<id. A?t.r Kidd's death they wen. smug
ed into the i win
/ered b; ' who gives the
! in his "B . . ? . ?' ? ? ?. ire." Why
Kidd was marl I o i be slai
-.? ed will pn mtl
The Q 7 1 i the November,
? .. Lake ; belonged to
the Great Mogu ??? :
French pass? Lade m law
. The Gr?ai M i
. d( ??!??": of Gen
I ': of the
world ? . rs subjugated
Prom ? ? i :. palace '?? ?arcane! his
wer I beyond 1 ? ( ? ?
ai cc : ... commerce
ich pi d il i all the o
77 India C pa . I ave -
sted withov . ? ?n.
And 1 India Company d
-. udi ied :..- a pirat ?.
. pol bil tei ?
ness bet .'??* n the Pariia rient.
Tl ': ed the Quedah Merci :int inci?
dent as evei I used ousting the
Whig i. Inve gati matter, tl .' un
ui * ( lalli y en
i ?? ' ise : Con I two of the mi : - -
I and that i en
Macauley f? "II lil luniac.
: ? orne i ; ... 7
land, plund 1 ;
a cargo to th
(thi i - . . 3 < I
- One member I to
prove tha ers pat?
to 33 h li Somei id affixed thi Gn
subjecl toi I ??
King . ? ppei.
Th Toi i -
chai i go for justice. Thcj
. :. - h i : I n the ery, ;
ord Cha ? ? ? : ??- ' K ? I.
nor at th . ? do! admirait;
Larl of Orford ....
all a ' ( ss - ?? i .. the Duke
rev ?bui ,
tfeanwl Kidd, ?.rest?
would secure his release. ; Lit
of i m peach i ni ? ? ,* i
wa? aren tha some ci u er move
mus: be ma : /e all the dul I earls
n:.,\ lor !- :.;:.' had fall n into the Tor
The To i irougl ? ?
sary, got word to Kidd that :i he wou .
plicati Somei a having for ?k lowled ? ? o\
turning to be ai
. . . ? .
: ? d a pack ol on 1 ail
. bel I been robbe
? ' - ? liare of tl loot b;
* India Com-;
ed a .
of the i fogui'
i me i ?. - ? '
i ? i 7.. 11 : he Tories.
Kidd . of
?s's abhoi death
?anned and :
?use f justice,
': : court were in
? ' de; ..
upon h ...
?y part, 1 . - ? ? i of them
st by per
? ? . ! "
7 * . re i
? . nsidei
injui or under the
; rtini a t_. At ;
. by wJ ?le: ? ?a small
; . generally . ii k? d at by the
, ',, ho shar ?? profits of ! he ii'
e le it. Cap!
i smuggling ?vith no more
? d off ?orum of
? ' ises i ha! owi I ship; . ted tl
? ? a
l. _ . nto the bush
o on and receivi
lefeat an ob
i oxi ?us tariff.
ptain Kidd ? An
? ? of gua.
o ? Philip.bu ;; ' : ise is
?lint! grew up
? ? the j : ? m Ri ?er ah ? it wa
'.'. ; ri which has since been
ed. In Kid l's ana-, ai i o' i
r, it '.va. lar ? enough to accommodate
THE GREAT WJ ?. WEIGH
1~"?\ H R bai ilii... the :?:? thon and othi
thin - hat are . I to have a
gazi that is fatally : ? ing, were
boi n ??? ith : ithii in ire effed ive in
n ? ? thai cyclopsean weighing
ma I .7
? ?? ? ? ly one eye,
... ?,?? - ., ine lures ei r ou
from New Vorkers year by yty\y. No mat?
ter whei e it ?3 planted, : I i are t he
Individua who can pas neu s stands,
.. and che ines, fall
??;i , machine.
to hi .'- bi ?orne o
hab? ' . : ave been insl ailed
?.'. herever po ble. Wher
evei ' he :. w .'?.; ; - ? ?? thosi great,
round ey< ? * - tl wc ghii - machine family
? tig .. him. 7 :,:? :':../ eye seem to
have a m mi holy ex] Others are
i rl f 1 u-to veigh
.i . * i ?? ?vi adjicr thai ';???
;, en given to omi ? f
j u* i .', y a persoi dd be de i - ous of a? -
curtaining i he exact tat? of his wi-ij-j ! I ?
y,' that cannot bo figured out. Vet
L exist in man;
. ? :
u leturer would be en yinj
peri! y 1 now their?. All 1 lb re
are so mate I | ?ta
it every ion. they varj a)
weight, the light: are g
ach. .... : peratives
; ? - italists
du-' ' , no one ?
i; . V. . ivailable I cor
n_r_ in the I statioi and
People who can pass newsstands, soft drinlt counters, sidewalk merchants,
bootblacks and chewing gam macfiincs, fall victim* to the weighing machines
r resorts have been taken up with
weighing machines, and when it will be pos-?
ig from one machine to another,
? : a . a pu ti?, o . . takl ' a . a . a._ ,.;...
? re if in indivi lua! ".- zero.
fhe n . .. o o ? v ? : ? ? xactly 149% pounds a?
?'...' ?? k on \\ n, follov -
? : ' ? 501 crab .-at, calves' bra
French fried potatoes and peach ice ?'ream,
a not be crazy to know about it. Ho- maj
? interei _d in a machine that will to:-;. his
re, ?.; perhaps something will be
installe i whic dy
riami? eni i gy is I i I : one's < j. glan ? .
But rig ? ?? .ntir.g the
we a..::.' machine's popularity. In the present
. o- of the public mind, a condemned*victim
?id almost ask some one to drop a coin in a
machine and i a ?trial weigh on the
y alk ;.? the el. ctric ? hair.
The mere fact that most ? f the machines are
lected of hastly inaccuracy is tiothin]
.' '.venid not .be more generally patronized
?ft to the dust-:.?at.-, like the glass
?a 3 . scales in the mint. It i enough to
keep th ? indicatoi ? whirling. Why bother
abou) the accuracy of the figures, ami thereby
.poil a most popular game? V
sea vessels with a sn ig ancl orage.
The ay and house was ideal for
Kidd . -.. hy the bulk ? f I
?ood i lardiner's Islan l sh ul noi |
be tr - t tin
Wou ?- ful
* .!. to ????
id. Ev< rybody was ? -
was ? piral
Ch eati n tl
Soi Volume 7 Pa re is
a stai ' :
1 ?vj.'- wa 3 a gr<
? . 3* '? . . father in?
ri eased it.
? happe .- . she married
er of His Country.
and vindictive Bellomont prob?
at) y lost his head when he lost the lion's share
f K ure, for he petitioned the Lords
of Trad ' r? ik (revoke) the large land
? to Phi ipse and others for contuma
on the King's authority."
. was passed, the said
probably being in the same boat with
But then another and .?. ?? d? fir it*
- Frederick Philipse. A com
to the Comm ?rs of
r." and Plantations that ? it oui
-':. in charge of his s >n ' lolphus,
a : . for Vir
cruise at sea and meet a
. ar, . arly * i pirate
ing a ' iendly market for their loot.
It was on i tac ship
?scar the Frederic!; received great
East India goods, aft r which she
ail d fur Delaware Bay, emained
in hiding until the Madagascar, having gone
on to New Y a cargo of sl&\es, re-.
Cay. i'rcd?T?ck took
; :-r .' .tuffs to New Vork and
the 7 leu to Hamburg
the balance, what i ippened to the Hamburg
cargo is a matter of record; what happened to
the Frederick's cargo is a mystery, but \v# r*rc
?. nti . . r suspicion.
? tarions found Philinse no'
guilt; the admonition that it ''did no
look to be ? ?..' ?oying mei *" uc ?
In <;her words, not guilty, but
do not get caught at ?t thereafter. And so,
everything went smoothly with everybody ex?
cept proud, confiding Kidd, and he was hanged
and gibbeted May 3, 1701.