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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 a grin. 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 the engim meantii a ." ; in other pa ity 1 ? and ? ? alities t destru pari '; i tith A i more tha age sa Eel.- ; ?eal ? curb, and its i ? tra mo o 111 a ? thai e ., ' it ii ha ? 'the ? i 1 ' ?wer ? . ..,;.' hoS? down I he hey are joki Why be thai in? i i . ? rack i ?roach? i such an ". : every neer intent ? ??. ? . be e i ..- the vari little 7. - : ? ? who are ,, ! ime age : acco an i ! : ame litt! ?w> their oves when the..* come I w,\ . mei ! ? 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 five) "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 ?? diffei : 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 taking ? ?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 'el . /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 The English 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? ed e? 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 lew . bel I been robbe ? ' - ? liare of tl loot b; * India Com-; ed a . of the i fogui' i me i ?. - ? ' .. in i ? i 7.. 11 : he Tories. pun I 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. carried on i 3 Loi o ? Philip.bu ;; ' : ise is ?lint! grew up ? ? the j : ? m Ri ?er ah ? it wa ted with '.'. ; 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, innts, boot .. 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 . (.he 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 ove ; ? - italists of loans. 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-? . ?ork 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 smug .There Kidd . -.. hy the bulk ? f I ? ?ood i lardiner's Islan l sh ul noi | be tr - t tin to :'?Ui Wou ?- ful l.'i ?ill * .!. to ???? id. Ev< rybody was ? - was ? piral Ch eati n tl Historic Soi Volume 7 Pa re is ? deil a stai ' : deal 1 ?vj.'- wa 3 a gr< ? . 3* '? . . father in? ri eased it. ? happe .- . she married It 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 leySj 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.