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THE SUN, SUNDAY, JULY 27, 1913. 11' 4 WHERE CONVICTS GET NEW CHANCE IN LIFE hull Association Receives .Men From Prisons in Quaint Old House. IS KH I KM) OF KH1KNDLESS Pnlc Visitors Conn.! From Sing jtiiifr: KiikkihI Ones From ircat Meadow Farm. Tneir's h little hollar In Kant Fifteenth strcei tlmt If O. Mrnry wrro Bllve uu wouldn't notice anything unusual iiut th.it house, going through Eiiot I' ftoctith street. It's "lip of a row on t ip nirtli side old fashioned "residences" tint .iri set ii little thick from the street, with wide, easy staircases leading to I utellcd doorways surmounted by fan lights of a simple, old nnd grueeful pnl tern. Nobody pnjs any attention to these houses now, for right across the street unties and hoists are drumming all day t the task of erecting a many storied white home for the Consolidated Uaa Com pans As the skyscraper In really u irifl In K of an existing one and Involves h nut hit of dovetailing of the old and new tin handful of people who lounge In Kant Fifteenth street all day have no eyes lor the pleasant old houses facing It. The particular house that U. Henry nuuld have watched la No. 135, and you cun tell It by tho brass hand rails along tin brow-untune slips, Thclcs nothing p,iitii'iiUrly striking about No. 13.1 to thu outward view. It seems Just Hll agree able, mellowed old house to live In. The low i ut windows with curtains blowing out suggest Just the kind of Interior It Im, a wide hall, big rooms with high 11 iIihk". white woodwork and cool, airy spac s You may tlnd a doien others like it In the neighborhood of Grnmercy Turk. Hut this house Is set upart. To it comes every day of the year an Irregular pro cession of the most unusual persons you would Imagine. Sometime, they come u luif dozen, a doit-ti vt- more together, suiuetlnies a whole day goes by and only on" or two vUlturn rmsten along the alieet until they Identify No. 135 nnd then iro" over and go hurriedly up the steps to ling the bell. They lire all of a kind. They may differ In dress, gait and uppeur ame, may approach nervously or with elaborate ease, may seem fearful of ob serving eyes or Walk up boldly the se crut every visitor carries with him la the same. He Is un ex-cont let. Klther he has bion Just released from State prison or he has been free but a few mouths. Prison Association Headquarters. Trust u. Henry to have found that out despite the building spectacle across the w.iv And maybe he would have gone Into No. 13S himself to listen to some of the stories of the men who come there flesh from the prison ordeal. The charming old rooms Into which ou are ushered are the headquarters of the l'r,son Association of New York, one of the biggest organizations of Its kind in the world, one of the ilchest and most powerful. It Is, sutprlsln how few per sons :now that ?uch a society exists and even then the name doesn't convey more than a hint of Its fur reaching activities, The prison association was founded way back In the '40s and has been busy ever since. Its objects are nine and put informally they are as follows: It aims to protect society against crime and to reform the criminal . to protect those un Justly accused, to keep track of Hist offenders and see that they behave , to better prison conditions and discipline, to pet work for the released prisoner and If necessary supply him with food, tools and shelter ; to look after convicts' faint lies; to keep watch of men on piobatlori ur freed from prison on parole, and to se i.uie laws that will help us deal better with wrongdoers. That's a pretty big contract that the Pi Isun Association undertakes. Uut Its growth nnd increase in power and wealth snow that It achieves Its purpose year b year. So effective are its methods ttiat it Is looked to with confidence by the men Just out of Jail, the very men least likely to trust any one In the world. HoiT K-Convlct Are Aided. Come indoors and see how the assocla tlon does Its greatest woik. The door bell rings and a pleasant land young womun lets in a big, broad shouldered fellow, who takes off his cap .ind twists it round and round In his tin ,:"rs, The young woman brings hi in Into the cool, shaded front room, gives him a .-.it, fishes In a drawer for a blank card and settles to asking him questions In so matter of fact a fashion that he Is it-stored to a degree of ease. lie's Just out of Great Meadow prison, jes, ma'am; came down on the 1 ;45 train, lb-en there two years, grand larceny, lies got the promise of a Job, the Prison Association knows about It; It's with So & So, the trucking firm. The young woman deserts her card and 'tuestlons for a moment while she looks through a file. "Hero It Is," she comments after a short Match "So & So have a Job waiting for iuu Just go round there to-morrow motnlng and they'll put you to work. Thej're pretty good people; they take a lot of un n who come to us and they know all about you, so you'll be on the level fitim the start. Now, where are you going to spend to-night T ' I've a brother up In Harlem " "All right. What's his address?" Hronsed Face Telia Mary. It is recorded and also the fact that un visitor Is going to live with his brother Ijr Ih" present. "Now, If anything slips up let us know ight away, advises the young woman, "If you lose tho Job or anything like tii.it runic to us. And be sure to report Ifie m a month and let us know that you ue getting along all right, anyway." He looks a good deal lelleved and, fliii'-tlng with his cap, starts to thank her kih-ii O, !' Ivcwls, general secietary of the .issue .ation, happens to pass through the om on his wny to his office In back. Mr l.ewh notes tho bioiued complexion the stranger and guesses, he may be ' "ii New York State's splendid farm .-mi, when' the men work out of doors . ' .1,.- Ilnw's Warden Homer?" asks Mr. i. w j An expiesslon of real concern -niw Itself on the ex-convict's face. "We'rf afiald he's pretty bad," says iiie.it Meadow man. "When I left ' iey didn't know about him, Hlght after K't home from Gettysburg ho had a ' iiite or something. All tho boys are .Ink bad about It." 'lines tliev all like him. don't they?" "toe ves Mr. Lewis, with the, picture of ie big (sidled, kind heurled warden In I-'" mind's eve. Dli, sine!" comes the reply, "They're '-rilng they could do something for him. Il'ii they can't do nothing except behave i" l he's laid up und not cause him any ' 1 utile." Fate la From Nlnsr Sin. There's a moment or two further talk and then No. 343 Great Meadow says Kood-by without having bean able to thank tu young woman and Mr. Iwls for that Johlfs hard to find the words sometimes. The next arrival Is a pale faced fellow who p.oks as If hn had undergone hardship 'f a pretty severe kind. He's from Blng S'mt, Not very old either Just 2". ""no night I was drunk," he says In a Jw voire, "and a bunch of fellows kept jelling ins because they saJd I didn't have any money, t was pretty far gone and 1 says: 'I'll draw a check It you don't believe me.' They kidded be some mote nnd t wioto a check for $13. Tho bar-. tender cashed It. It was no good. 'The Judge let me go on a upenflfl sentence I was only 17 then. 1 loft my I Job and couldn't get another. So 1 went lover to Pennsylvania. There 1 hired a room and tried to get work. I couldn't an it, Well. I riMn't have r rent tn nnv mv bpard bill and they locked me up. They beard about It back here In New York and came over for me." His face Is all drawn up. "They sent me up for five yearf." Not a Friend In the World. "You've been on good behavior and are paroled to us now," "Yes: but t haven't got a friend In the world. My folks won't have anything to do with mo." He covers his face with his hands. "Wore you working before " "I was a shipping clerk." "Go around to Illank & t'o. to-monow morning and tell them we sent you. Tell them your name. They want a clerk. We'll pet In touch with them to-day and the chances are they'll put you to work. If they don't come rlghl back here. Now, brace up you're going to be all right." He hasn't anywhere to stay that night, so the association elves him some money and tells him of a place tn go. As he leaves he looks about 10 per cent, more cheerful than when he rang the doorbell. All sorts come to the old fashioned house In Kast Fifteenth street. You wouldn't think that that well dressed man smoking a cigar as he walks up the street w ns Just nut of State prison. He was head of a trust company until one day In 1907, when a notice of suspension was posted on Its doors. Then they found out about the bank's loans to him on worth less collateral. The association doesn't need to give lilm any money or get him u Job. He hiiB a family and friends. Sing Sing was a hard blow, hut he's far from being knocked out. Paroled From Itef ormatorlrs. Go to the house In Kast Fifteenth street another day and you llnd a whole lot of visitors must be forty young fel lows seatetl all around the front room and In the library in back. They've Just been paroled fiom Kim Ira and Napanoch re formatories. Convicted of felony, they were sen tenced to Ulutita for terms of one to three years. Some were transferred to Napanoch because they were older, or be cause they had behaved badly at nimira. Hut finally they all attained the privilege bf parole by good conduct. Industry and a small measure of scholarship. All had written letters by the dozen to friends and possible employers until each had got the promise of a Job. The agents of the re formatories referred these oners or work to the Prison Association, which Investi gated them and threw out the worthless ones. When the Joo nua tieen u. k. a ror each mull the leformatorles released the lot of them and they came down to Nrw York unaccompanied by any prison officer and reported first, as was their duty, to the Prison Association. The chief parole otllcer of one of the reformatories is telling these young fel lows that every effort will be made to help them keep straight, hold their Jobs, earn reasonable amount of money anil hy obeying a few sensible rules gain their absolute release In six months or so. At least once a month they must report In person and at fairly frequent Intervals In those first six months the parole officers will vltlt them at home and at their work. A few will be found to be deceiving the parole men. Hut at least three out of four of these boys tney reauy are mat will gain their absolute release In short order nnd become useful members of society. That Is tho work of the Prison Asso ciation. These are the people of whom O. Henry might have written an unbeat able story. HAS LIST OF FIRE TRAPS IN NEW YORK I. TnmMiliniiin, an Insurance Broker. Offers Addresses to Commissioner .Johnson. 1. Tanenbaum of I. Tnnenbaum, Son A Co.. Insurance brokers, addressed a letter to I'lre Commissioner Joseph Johnson yesterday telling; him that he hat per sonal knowledge of a frreat many build ings In both lower and upper Manhat tan that tire fire trups. The bulldlntrs he refers to house fac tories where hundreds of workers arc employed. The goods manufactured In these places uro readily Inflammable. Furthermore, many of the buildings ore of old style construction. "Our tecords." Mr. Tanenbaum says, "reveal the fact that a vast majority of tho buildings In certain districts contain a large number of buildings of Kreat urea and the buildings are of Inferior construction and may at any time cause a repetition of the Triangle und Hlng hamton fires unless prompt action Is tuken by the authorities to demand tho Installation of fire appliances." Mr. Tunenbaum offered to glvo to Com missioner Johnson the addresses of tho buildings to which he refers and help him In locating other fire traps that mlwht oimltv. because of their construction and the kind of Hoods manufactured, bum up In a puff a did the Ulmthamton Clothing Company's plant. Tfcve Fire Trap lllstrlcl. Ho said that the most dangerous build ings he knows of ure In the following streets: Wooster, drrene, Mercer. Crosby, llroome. Hprlng, Trlnce, West Houston. Uleecker, West Fourth, Great Jones, Washington and Wuverly place, the scene of the Triangle tire. "There Is only one way or maKinit tnese buildings fairly safe," Mr. Tanenbaum said, "and that Is to compel the Installa tion of adequate firo appliances and lire escapes. None of them Is properly equipped ut the present time or anything Mr. Tanenbaum has been Insuring build ings In New York for twenty-five yeurs. He says that his experience has led him to the conclusion that firo resisting appliances, such as automatlo sprlnklerH, ure abso lutely necessary If life In factories Is to be safeguarded. The factories he considers especially dangerous are those where the following- goods urn manufactured : Paper boxes, celluloid, rubber cement, hats and caps, straw hats, shirtwaists, clothing, underwear, knit goods, pianos, candy, looking glasses, crockery, drug sundries, soap, lime und potash, furniture. In Fire llasard. "All of the above," says Mr. Tanen-I.....-, .., within the baxard. from an Insurance standpoint; of being subject to n.mhiiuiinn Hint Hiieedy nres. thus en dangerlng the lives of those employed In the manufacture or tne specinc iiruuuui. it linn heen nroved that Are escapes ur not sufficient. The presence of hose und buckets of water Is frequently a failure because In moments of panic no nn en ha trusted to handle them, Fire resisting appliances to be dependable hA,l,l tu BiitomRtle. erk j-ntMstrnnha at Kingnamwn aw P!""" I!"'"" mrT"..n...:rnM,r.k.n refuge, she said, In ny me "'"" Z?:mni-A .h. prevent recurrrncrs ui m .... - ?,t.,ens of our city .1.- de- fMrtM lallMlnB the a,,e,uat0 flro vnW!'SS TO URGE EUROPEAN CREDIT SYSTEM HERE Members of tT. S. Agriculture Commission Praise llural Banking: Methods Abroad. SUGGEST MANY RKFORMN I)cler;ats Will Present Com plete Report to Congress on Their Finiliiifrn. Wasiii.vutom, July :t. The American commission on agricultural cooperation, which President Wilson nnd the Gov ernors of tho various Statrs appointed to study rui al credit systems nnd farm life organizations In Europe, returned to Wash ington to-night after a three month so journ In Europe, The commission reached New York yesterday on the steamship Ccdrlc The commissioners sailed on April 26 for Italy and In the past three mouths have prosecuted their studies In Italy, Hungary, Austria, France, Germany, England, Ireland and Wales. Sub-com mittees were sent to Russia, Henmaik, Switzerland, Holland, llelglum, Norway, Sweden, Egypt, Spain and Scotland. Members of the commission vyre unani mous In declaring tlmt their mission had been successful. It was announced to night that the commission had been or ganized Into a peimaiieiit body In order to carry on the work of putting Into effect the findings and recommendations which resulted from their conference. It is the purpose of the commission to make a complete report to Congress be fore the end of the present year, which, it Is planned, shall be the basis of legis lation to establish a system of rural cred its as well as other reforms looking townrti the tietterment of living and working conditions for the rural popula tion of the country. setter Sent to limrrnnn, The commission to-night addressed a letter to the Governors of the various States and to farmers' organizations and agricultural Institutions, describing in part the agricultural organizations which were observed In Europe. In this letter the commission declares It has been deeply Impressed with the vital Impoitance of ,t thoroughly organized and united rural population. It Is suggested that In this re spect tho countries of Europe offer a lesson which may not long be disregarded 111 America without serious consequences. In the letter sent out to-night the com mission has this to say in regard to the conditions It has found existing In Europe; "Organizations, for the provision of credit facilities for European farmers ful low the natural division Into short time. personal credit and long time I, mil molt gage credit. The organizations for tho provision of personal credit facilities are as highly developed as are the system of commercial banking. Tho prevailing rate of interest paid by the farmers fur short time loans Is from to ."j per tVnt The terms afforded European farmers are generally better designed to meet the pecu liar requirements of agriculturists than are the terms obtainable to-day by the American farmers. The personal credit organizations have the form of cooperative societies. Very often tho members of these societies as sume unlimited liability for the dtbts o the society, while In other cases the so cletles take the form of limited liability, while as a rule In European countries tie law makes little ur no provision for ex einptlons of any kind Farmers In Full Control. "These short time credit societies fur nlsh cheap, safe itlnl elastic ciedlt to their members by reason of their control by farmers and are organizations exclu sively In fhe interest of farmers, who operate them nt nominal cost and without seeking dividend profit tn such societies. "Land mortgage credit hns been organ lied so us to place a collective security back of bunds issued by land mortgage societies In contrast with the H)stem of marketing Individual loans upon individual mortgages. Without discussing the form of organisation employed for this purpose, It may be stated that these land mortgage Institutions bring nuropeau farmers low Interest rates, the privileges nf repaying loans In small tlxid annual Instalments extending over u term of ears In sumo cases as long ns seventy-fit e J earn under the amortization plan, althought provision for earlier payment Is made If the bor rower so desires protection from advance In Interest rates, and the practical elimi nation of commission charges. "Many of these personal credit societies and land moitgagc associations are fos tered by Government grants, buns ur special provisions of law. Mortgage bonds Issued by commercial banks and by pri vate Joint land stock mortgage banks sell substantially on the same basis with Ilk" securities Issued by (Internment favored Institutions and both classes of banks are recognized as needful in the development and conservation of agricultural resources. In many Instances private mid commercliil banks purchase the securities of land mortgage associations. Kxprrlence has demonstrated that smh land mortgage bonds are liquid assets." AQUEDUCT BLAST VICTIM DIES. to A nte-Mortrin Statement, Despite Ills Chances, Simon Wvnii. electrician, who was one of those moat seriously InJuied by a blast In the aoiiedurt tunnel iietween hixin street and Delancey street nisi i mirsuay afternoon, died In Itellevue Hospital yes terday morning. Although Wynn told the hospital sur geons that he and the thirteen other men In his section of the tunnel had received no warn lie of tne dmhi unti mai neg lectlng to warn them was "little snort or murder," no effort was made to get un ante-mortem statement from htm In thu fortv hours ho was in the hospital. iris statement was corroborated by Mppo Scarso, a laborer, who was injured at the sumo time und whose death has tieen exnectcd hourly since, tho accident. No ante mortem statement hns been oh mined from Hcarzo so far. It was said ut the Coroner's office last night that Coroner Wlnterbottom had begun an Investigation of the blast mid was at the tunnel makiiuc Inquiries, $100 ROOSTER ELOPES. Escapade 'Comes Onl In Jersey City Court Case, Kthelred, a white $100 rooster that Is the pride of the Hunnan henneries In Jer sey City, and his soulmate Folly figured In a discussion before Judge John A. Hlalr In the Second District Court yes terday. , Mra. Bridget Hannan, owner of the fowl, told the Judge that Kthelred and Folly had eloped from the Hannan yards, leaving the other hens disconsolate and nmhltlonlesa. Furthermore, they had n me yarn oi .utdlaw avenue, Henrv Douglus of 177 1.1 . know If Mr and -h. warrtrfto KnowMr. Douglas I Judge Blair ordered a non-HUlt .because DWYER RAIDS HOTEL PALM. Poller Inspector Taltes Charar and llmptlrs the Itoosas. Tho I Intel Piilm ut Seventh nvenue and j Fifty. third street, wns. raided by Police Inspector John F, Dwyer nnd seven do. tectlves nt 10 o'clock last evening. The Inspector grubbed tho register, placed Henry Thompson, 40 jenrs old, of Hock away, I.. I., under uriest on the charge of keeping and maintaining a disorderly house and drove out all tho couples regis tered there. Tho raid was made on a warrant Issued yesterday morning by Magistrate Mc quiitle In the West Side court. The hotel has been watched for several days. In spector Dwyer having given orders that count should bo made of the couples that went Into the place between 7 o'clock In the evening and 6 o'clock in the morning. Inspector Dwyer directed the detectives to knock at the doors of the occupied rooms last night and tell the guests' that the hotel was In charge of tho police. Eight couples had registered. After they had been questioned, man and woman separately, they were ordered to leave the hotel. Tho Inspector placed a detective behind tho desk and directed that no more per sona should be allowed to register. END OF MAL0NE ESTATE FIGHT. Priest' Itelntlvrs and the Adminis trator Come lo Terms, A notice was filed yesterday In the County Clerk's olllre In Ilrooklyn by tho City Chamberlain that In accordance with an order of Supreme Court Justice Man ning he la ready to pay Sylvester I.. Malone, administrator of Hie estate of the late Hev. Sylvester Malnne, It. t2. 39 anil accrued Interest. Early In 1901 the First National Dank Jind on deposit 11,610.81 credited to Father Malone. hen ho died the execu tor applied for the money and It was re- fued. Tho money was afterward turned over to the Williamsburg Trust Company, and when a contest was stalled by the ptlest's relatives It was deposited with tho ty Clmmberlaln. It Is understood that the contest has been settled. WIFE OF KOORS WILL SEEK PARDON FOR HIM Goinsr to Join Surrendered Con vict in Kentucky and Plead With Governor. The woman known as Mis. bottle Mer ger, whose husband, Clement A. Koors, surrendered lilmse'f to the Kentucky au thorities nt the Frankfort Reformatory from which he had escaped twenty-one years ago while sertlng a life sentence for the murder of his brother-in-law In 1SS", is going to Kentucky to try to In duce the Governor to pardon him. rihe announced this fuel In her home, SIT, West Twenty-seventh street, yesterday af ternoon. "He Is worthy of all clemency," she said. "He was a good, kind husband, and If vou knew him nu would not believe that he could hate committed this crime" Mrs. Ib-rger feels no irsentment against her hub.nd for deceiving her us to his real Identity He married her ten years ago under the name of George Merger, and hail withheld from her the secret of his crime. Iler first knowledge of the truth came when she saw the report of her husband's surrender in the papers yesterday. Mrs. Iterger herself had Just been re leased from prison after conviction for running a disorderly house. She came home to tlnd that her liub.uiil, who had lieen suffering greatly with neuritis for tin p.tM two Veals had dis.ipiuar.-d from the house last Tuesday. She had last seen him when a few days pievlous to his disappearance lie had called upon Iler at the Tombs. She had already despatched a iiifi ngi-r to Itellevue and was ready to send out a general police nlarm whea the n-Mirteis showed her the accounts of his having suriemleied himself. The leports quoted Wools as hating mentioned her arrest und his tlslt to the Tombs and how It was the sight of the bars and cells that piompted his return mil siirielider. 11. wife blletes this to be tine. She and others at the Twenty seventh street house think that Koors Is slightly derangiil and that the sight of prison put Into his mind the Impulse upon which he acted. Mrs, llerg"r said she had known Koors for eighteen tears us Merger. When she ttrst met htm he was a Jolly man of .37 38 years, she said. lie Is 5h now but Illness has greatly aged him. He had worked most of Ills M-ats In New York In the harness nnd leather trade and was a finished designer on leather Mrs. Merger said that her huiband often spoke of Kentucky und occasionally of his mother and sWter, but always In loving terms. Ho did mention. Mr'. Merger reniembeied .vestenlay that his sister, who was older than himself, was cruelly treated hy her husband, who Mrs Meiger uudeistonil was a rich lumtiermaii In Kentucky. Hut Merger neter let drop the hint that he had murdered his brother-ln-I.ivv In behalf of his sister nor that he was a fugitive from Jutlco. SHE WOKE 17 YEARS YOUNGER Struck l( Trnln, Mrs. I rein nil Cmild Iteliiember llnl Iler Youth. Atlantic City. N. J., July Mis. .lonnu 1 1 eland of H.irgaliitnvvu. who was struck by an electilc onpioss on April 15 and received IiiJiiiIi-h thai kept her III the hospital three months, has begun suit against the Atlantic Olt) mid Shore Fast Lino for triii.ono damages. Mis. Ireland recovered consciousness on thu fifth tl.it after tho accident und fulled to recognize her husband and tlte ihlldren. Although she bad been inarrli for seventeen teats the imagined she was still a gill of 20. Mrs. Ireland's skull had been fractured and It vviiH not until a delicate operation had been perform) d to relieve the pros sure on her brain that her memory re turned and she knew hi r own family. BELL ROPE SAVED HER LIFE. Woman l.euplnit From Ferr house Oddly founds Alarm. Johanna. Fisher. 40 teats old, living at 1 nr. Kast Houston street, was prevented from committing sulcldo testertbiy af leinoon bv hitting a bell ropo as she fuimied from a window of tho Fulton l.-..,.,., house. The I Ingl ng or tnu lieu imiacieii me attention nf un employee, who shout' Man overboard!" John Hlllliger or FIftv. sixth street. Ilrooklyn, Jumped und held her above water until ropes were tin-own und both dragged UHliorc. Tim woman wns treated hy u physician from the Hudson street hospital unit re moved to llellevue a prisoner. LAWYERS TO MEET IN CANADA Kt-rrealilent Tnfl Will Attend Ihe liar ssoelatlou Session. The Commissioners on Uniform Htate Laws will ho' I their conferencu this year in Montreal beginning Tuesday, Augunt 26, and continuing through the weak. This will be their flr.it annual meeting outside their own country. The American Uur Association will go to Montreal for lis annual meeting on September 1, 2 and 3. I-nrrt Haldane, Lord High Chnncellor of nngland, will ho the principal speaker. Tho I'nltcd Htates will be represented by Chief Justice. White and ax-I'resldent TafL GIRL FIRE VICTIMS TO BE BURIED TO-DAY Of 31 Dend in Binghnmton Firo Only 1 0 Bodies Have Been Identified. CITY DRAPED IN BLACK Witnesses at Tnquest Tell of Barrel of Oil and Baps of Sweepings. T til Nn n AM Toy, X. Y July 2. At the Cor oner's Inquest to-dny It wns shown that ren ditions nt tho nitighamton Clothing Com pany building were not suited to the saving of llfn In any sort of a crisis. Karl Hush told how women were caught In the esenpe when they attempted to flee from the flame filled structure. Factory Inspector Nash said thorn are other buildings In Dlnuhnmton in vt hich the law Is complied with which are ns dangerous as tho factory In which more than thirty live were lost In a huge billow of flame last Tuesday nftornoon. Hush suld he was repairing an automobile In the reur of the Ford Hales Company garage and heard the factory alarm. Hn saw tho girls form apparently In marching order, then suddenly break and run. Hn thought the flames shot up tho elevator shaft and that It If hnd not been for the girls' HmlH getting wedged In the ironwork of the fire esrape after they fell many more might have been saved, Thonaht One Kseape Knnnah. Inspector Frank S. Xash of tho Depart ment of lbor. who lives at 06 Warren street, this city, said his department had no power to order better fire protection except In relation to fire escapes and that he had never ordered chemical extinguish ers, automatic sprinklers or hose. Ho did did not believe that un additional Are escape would have prevented loss of life. He said one escape whs siimclent In ims uuiining where 12.1 girls were employed, lie in- peeled the building In November, lot:. llelsnld the fire escape was not ot tnn laci er type, but of the stair type, the balconies landings fronting on two winttows at each floor. The treads were two Iron rungs. The ladder leading to the ground hung trnlaht down. Xash said he did not think the steps had a six Inch tread, but said that was not an affulr of the Commissioner or Labor llvman Itorowitrh of IJ Tudor street Interrupted David Kobel, a witness, to say hat he formerly held hobel's Jol and erformetl the same duties. There was ommotion for a time until Kobel, who showed some contempt for his Interrupter, lid Horowltrh had been quieted, When 1 T. Devo. attorney for the Ming- hnmton Clothing Company, began to talk Horowltrh the young man was called hurriedly to the stand by District Attorney Meuaiier He said that when he was employed ny tho lllnghamton Clothing Company he knew of times when as many as thirty bags of cloth scrups and sweepings were ullowed to remain at the west side of tho elevator shaft. He said that before he left the company last February he did the sweeping on the third floor, where most of the litter consisted of rags, scraps or paper and other stuff. Sweepings by Elevator. 1h witness said he had swept the girls' shoes into his pile They complnlned, he said, but that didn't make any difference. llorovvitih testified that It whs his custom to pack the sweepings into the bags nnd then remove them to the cellar un tne third floor, he ald, hi sweepings con sisted of more dust than rags Mrs. Muiy Whitney thought that there was. a lire smouldering in ine imieuieui when she returned to work at I o'clock lueduy afternoon, more than two hours before the lire was discovered, hhe also advanced the statement that "there was a great lilg barrel of oil, which she said reeled near the elevator Ihe gills, Mrs. Whitney suld, were in the custom of tilling their individual cans of oil from thl- barrel, but she couldn't suy whether there was any oil on the floor. In reply to Assistant District Mtornoy O'Xeil. Mrs. Whitney said the girls were in the habit of changing their street clothing for shop clothing before going to v.ork. Other witnesses told of the sudden outburst of flame ami the girls' heroic but unsuci es- ful efforts to escape. Coroner .Seymour adjourned the Inquest until 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. A countrywide movement looking to better tire proteitlon for factory workers is to be luiini heil in this city. Victims' Fnnrral To-day, l o-hlghl many iniiiiiiiigs ure tieingurapeu in mournim; In preparation for the public funeral serviies for the unidentified dead in be held al Stone opera House lo-morrow atlenioou at -' o'clock. .Mayor John .1, Irving will preside. Three bands win he massed, tli" MeK.vvan chorus choir nf mo it-ivjwill sing und representatives or all religious sects vv ill pariu-ipaie sis me wit Tlces, Including Itabhl Anspucher of .Sew "orhciiy . , , Of tho Ihirty-one known victims of the fire only ten hate been Itlentltlril. Ihe coffins eoiitalnlni; fragmentary remain of the dead will be placed aboard a funeral cari ami the cortege will proieed to Ihe plol In Spring Forest Cemetery, space being left in the centre of Ihe grave for the erection ol a monument Coroner Seymour nil- I Joiiriied the inquest until II) o'clock Tuesday morning and a majority of the state officials eft for their homes. Wherever You HAVE SSSSSBB. A 4r ' MORNING SUNDAY FVFN1NG WITH YOU Mail reur wder NOW, indicating THE BUN, Now York: Starting THE SUN Pi?aWSfor Enclosed find t Name Addraaa Town FOR MIX Tears ataaaatd. Kst. IBa. 5URBP0p SURE EXTERMINATOR Whan Kverrthlni CI" falls try "aUHi. POP." Clears out and ktllt rU, mire roaches, bedbut'j. fleas aad all rermln Oar aire Pea Bedbaa Llaala Caa't barat net poison. CAUTION Beware ef wertkless Imlutilent. Look for trade mark tat'RK POP.) None others centi Inc. All our roods tnaranleed at repre sented or mener refunded aitts lie., toe., II. Hold by dealers or sent prepaid on recslpt of price. Prompt afteoUen liven phone erters. Phone ilMM John. CONTRA era taken for extermination of Rats, mlee. roaches, Bedaags. Ants, Flftn. tie. Trained Ferrets. Aitolph ttaacten a Baa, 1 Patten at., NEW TOR at. OCR ONI.T MORE. FOlt HALT! tltsrlifcmlth li,il, itntl nirtr JOE KALITA. Sao I'AtcrMm A v., II, Hutlierfnrd, n, J RKA1. KHTATK FOR WAI.TE. PARTY -wishes to rtisposu of Ann plecw of property In tho heart of the business, section of Pittsburgii, Pa., ius he wishes to place his money in investments re quiring lesa attention. Address U. H , box 120 Hun office. HANITAHIUM. DR. GIVENS SANITARIUM FOH NKKYOUS IIISKASBS. Is located at Stamford, Conn., 40 minutes from New York City and to trains earn way dally: a separate coiucn It provided for persons addicted lo the use uf drugs and Mlmutants. telephone 70 Htatnford or write. (ilVK.MS NANIIAItlt'M, Stamford, Conn. m,.m.ui:k HKsoitTs. KKW TURK. HOTMI, KlTA. North hlte Ivike. N Y . Is ideally Inculed at this most chinning and pop ulsr .Sullivan County rrMirt; the house neu sad modern In every respect; pure spring water Uirougnout tbe house: hot water and Loin; table supplied wlUi fresh vegetables, milk, eggs, poul try, etc., from farm In connection; bowling, OsDIng. tennis and all Held spurts, tend for booklet and terms. PATENTS. PATENTS 1UK1AU TATK A CO.. ill liroaduay. N. 1 IteElalerrd I'atent Attor ney-no years' experience; ronsultAllon free. Call or send for hanu book. Wt- procure and sell IWUUUi. COUNTRY IIOAHI). MAI' IX. DALK FA KM. Two miles; nne shady grounds; piano: large rooms: ai taoie; rrirrrui-es. term a ann as. M. II. (OOM.Vl.HAM, I'nllghkf epili. .N A(.r.NTr. GENTLEMAN of means would like t represent a first olasa firm in I'eiinsyl vainu, unio nnu v est t irgtniu ou a btrictly commiHioii basis, furnishing, his I own expense) account; no real estate I bond or stock proposition accepted. , Address H. K box 162 Sun ottieo. HELP WANTED FK.MA1.K. A IIKSIRAM.I: position Is open to i woman capable of rnaductlng an art toung needle work department In a maaarlne. Annie hv leiier giving romplete particulars of eiperlence and auiiii). iu i.., uuurniK iHniuiug. .seiv iurK, HKI.P tVANTKD MALE. POST OI PICK clerU-rarrit-r anil other iovr meiit 1 rxums" rter where nhiii (irt prepared by iuiu.ei o. ,,ti oci.ii-,- nrcreiAr -i.Kanuner Write NOW fur free booklet 1, ui I'ATTKusli.S v i ii, nr.io it-i. ziwii'tji., nocnener, t SPKCI At.TV salenneii for Individual exclusive line, rapawr men only wrue. nrr.L 1 Al.rv, VMi llroadway WANT1M) Salesmen, local anil travelling cover evert town In New ork; exceptional oppor tunity liyru, ..rritiy rummi-gllil! seiliemi II Is W rite to-day.. mtUW.V llnuTlir.llS NL'IWCHIK.s iiucr.cMi'r, i . WANTi:ii Salesmtn lo siait not l.ner than Auguo 10. salary ur comnilsslon. first class refer ence must accompany application t'.lTi:il STATKS WHIP CO . Wetlleld. Mass WANTKK -New York representative for out of town Priming House: reliable references reuulit-d. Answer T 1 . Ho lis Sun WAN'IKD A detective, by large manufactur ing concern, sune age. experience and reference In answer Atldiess O 11., box Ml Sun office. MTCATIOMs WANTED FEMALE. IKII'SIAVOKK Severn! neni colored clrls, ex- goon rererences, want piarts . msu families: oilier good Nmthr n help fi.r- i nisn 'As' nrd LINCOLN INDCSlltlAI, I.ACHANOK cue j . 311 W rsl .tOlll it I'hutic ?4I2. t. ulunibus IslTL ATKINS WANTEls MALE. AM thoroughly expif Irnrrd Investigating credits, bluing and collecting, financing with hanks, pieparatlon i-oniracis, Insurance, all executive and legal work, building and real estate business: am a lawysr: best irfrrrmrs as lo ability and Integrity; college education ) dress A. II. , hot 35, Sun uptown otTli e, 1311 Promt way llllltiltT ouug man, )'hrlstl.in, .in- 34, of goii.l sunillng, seeks position; will give ref-irillii-e 1' l. H, hot U'5 Sun offlie. I M'OHT sales ami traflic man wants to ninUe change. Fifteen tears cAprrlrnrr covering all fiaru mi world .tuiiress nir interview i;.i'tmr, I .Vi Sim ofllrr. Spend Summer Subtcription Terms (Postage Prepaid! One month .SO .ft .Ik One year n.oo a. io Dally Dally and Sunday. Evening FOREIGN RATES Dally 1-00 Pally and flunday... 1.90 33.10 F.venlnf Domestic Rates include Canada, Me giro and all United States pos sessions. date "hCOWB9ne "ndinAthe !-P,r: 1913 mal1 m0Dths St,B WEATHER FORECAST Washington Predictions for To. day and To-morrow. For eastern New York, fair and tmrmer tnriari short era tn-rnnr-row moderate annlh rrlnda. For New Jeney, fair today, warmer; sHers in morrow; moderate south winds. For New Knilsnd, fair and wsrtner tn-diyt probtble showers to-morrow; moderate aoutn- west ninl west wlnt'- For western New York, fair to-day; thnwera st night or tomorrow; moderate southeast te south lmis. NEW YORK. July -There were no storms moving over the country yerterdey, but there wm a moderate tltnrmlon exlmlng In the Northwest stretching south to Orrgon and an-mil'!- slltlit depression on the North Carolina uji; in tin other dltlr&M the presturo vrt iniiili-raieiy nigh. Light to heary showers occurred In the Houthseit, the Arksitsst Yalle snd Texas, thence esit over the lower Mlmltslppl Valley Into Ororgta, Florida and the Carollnsi Showers alto occurred In the upper Missouri Valley and In a few places In the Northwest, It was somewhat warmer In the central Mississippi and Missouri vsllcy Slates and in Knnssa; In the other parts of the country the change wss slight. In this city the day wss fair and a trifls warmer; winds, mostly light southerly; average humidity, CI per rent.; barometer, corrected to reud to sea level, at s A. M , 30.20; 3. 1. M 30 13. The temperature In this city eslerday. as recorded by the iirncbil thermometer, It shown In the annexed tnlilr: lun tui2.i I iiI3. IIIJ. 7 74' 09 OA. M 70' us P. M 12 !., 74 BP. M 71" II1. M .78" SO-IIZ.tlin SI- Highest temperature, 7 at 3 so r. M. MARINE INTELLIGENCE. UlNlAliriti: ALMANAC. ttr rM P4 Nun rises 4. it .sun sets. 7:l, Moon rites 11JB- HKill WATCH 1UI THIS IIAV. AM I l SanriyU'k. t:t,Uov.Mind. HMHell (late 3.03 1X)W WATKft THIS DAY. AM AMI AM SandyH'k. 7J4,Oov.IsIsnd. 7:MHtll(ate Arrlred- HATt'HDAY, July !. s KaUrrln Auiuste Victoria, f.ti A. M., Haas- burg, July 17. . t ., ns haiser rranz josepn i., i: i. nwr, Algiers. July 17. es UI ITOVence, 4;w A. m.. navrr, .luiy iw. Ss Panama, t M A. M., Cristobal, July 20. 3s Marchioness of Pule. 7 A. M.. Itlo Jsnelre, July . ss .tnnrnr, Jacksonville, jiny i.i. Ss Princess Anne, Norfolk, July 33. AlUUVUt) FHOMNT.W YOHK Ss Imperator, at Hamburg Ss Oceanic, at Southampton. Ss New- York, at Southampton Ss President Urant. at Hamburg. S Ivcrnla, at Naples. SAILKI1 HOHNBW YORK. S (ieorge Washington, from Hremeii S y.rrland, from Antwerp. Ss rnltcd States, from Chrtstlansand S.s Caledonia from (ilasgnw Ss Campania, from Liverpool. Ss 1a Uirtalne. from Havre Ss Minneapolis, from I .on don Ss llnlterdam, from Itottrrdam Ss Philadelphia, from Southampton OL'f01N(l STI'.AMhHIPS. Sail To-morrow. Mill. Clow. Principe di Plemonte, Na ples Princess Anne. Norfolk sail Tuesday. July 39 Kronprlnt W llh'lm. Bremen, ft 30 A M Vetsult Sail IIOUAaf 3O0 P M 10 on A M i: ui M l.'Kl M. tnisi.t M t:uM . .ilii p V I no i' m 3 on I' si J UU l1 Al i: ou m 11 00 AM 13 CUM 3 00 I'M :i on V M 12 00 tl 1 no P M 1 no p M :iki p M l: iu M Matura. (irenaaa. . iuu Saxnnla. Mhiielra u i A M Uvnilam, Itottrrdam. Mnnchlonral, Jamaica city ot Atlanta, Savannah.. Inaiv. Jacksonville .. Hamilton, Norfolk. I.I Win, iialvcston Sail Wednesday Philadelphia. I a (iuayra... llermudtan, Hertnuda... Almlranie, Jamaica, Hungarian Prlnre, Monte video. Kaiser Franz Joseph 1 , Na ples Ollnda, Nuevltas. Comanche, Jarksoutllle Santiago, clalveston Madison, Norfolk Mornus, New Orleans Jul 30. S 30 A M 00 A M M A M i;oom l.VCOMINtt STCAMShlPS. Hue To-day Almerian. . Wells City ( allfornla.. . . Carmanla.. . lira zos Ponce San llano City uf Atlanta. Mlnneliiiika Vatlcrland. Ilerlln Chlt-Agn. l.rlsiiAnlafloni. (lolliland. Ilerniudlan. . .Calvesinn. .Inly If Swansea July 10 (ilasgnw July IS Liverpool Jul) l San Juan. Jul 23 I'orio Him July 3J Key West July 23 Savannah. . . July 34 Due To-morrow l.mdun July Id . Antwerp July l .. . Hrrmt-ii ,, July IU .... Havre July lit liemen. Juiv n Xntwrrp July 17 . . Ilermiida July 3 . . .Turks Island July 33 . . Inagtia . .Jul)' 34 New Orleans. July 33 Jacksonville. . July 3t Seminole . Alleinaunia. Comus Comanche. Hue Tiie-dh). Jul .'U. Kronprlnressln Cecllte. llienien Verona.. Naples July 22 July 17 July 21 .lull 22 July 2 July 2.1 July 23 Carrlllu Curt l.lmon (iuanutuamo. lampu-u Clti- of St. lnuls. savannah Chalmette. New-Orleans Denver. itaivt-sion Wireless Incoming Vessels. Ss Ilerlln, 715 mllrs rost of Sandy Hook at W.li tl . yesterday. Ss Mlnni'leiiks, 7M miles east of Sandy Hook al Ss hristlanlafjord. ?so miles cast of Sandy HouU a I 2.35 A M SsCothland, "10 tulles east of Sandy Hook at 3.H) . SI. Ss California. 4m miles east of Sandy Hook at linn P M SsChlragn, 7M miles east of S.mdy Hook st 7:20 P. M. S Vaderland. S6.' miles east of Sandy Hook "'.Ss Carmanla. IU.1 miles rnst of andy H'M.fc it sn.'i p. M .... Ss Cllslobnl, Cristobal, 4M mile- ninth of "sandy Hunk at nniiii. Ss Hriiver, Halves loll, tn miles north of Jupiter Ss City nf Atlanta. Savannah, II.'i miles mi ill of Sandy Hook at I P. tl Ss Itlo Cr.uidc. Ilrunswlt'k, n n lies mirth of llrtiiisnlrk liar si 7 P M Ss Creole. New OrlcAii. 23 miles Miulh of Mis klssloni liar .11 7 P. M Ss luaos, San Juan, ,V,7 miles south of Sandy Hook at 7 P tl Ss p Hln, (iah eslcn. IM mllrs soulhof lllamond Shualk ut ii P. M, Movement of Neivnl Vraarls. WASlllNl.TON, July J''. The torpedo IkihI lliiley has uiritrd at Autnipiill, the jut-lit Mm flower ut Washington, the cruiser South ll.iknta al San Pedro, Ihe collier Neptune at Vera Critr. the battleships Wjniinns-. Al kansss, I'tah. North Daknts, Delaware. New Jerse.v (ieorgui, Hhode lUtnl. Ohio. Idahn ami iuii'.. Ihe mine ship San Francis. n tti destroyers Monaghan, Jenkins. Pe.ile. .Ijivis. Joiiett. Amnien, Patlerson, Itiie, Met all, Pray Ion, Paulding and Tripped: the tender Tono. pah und Ihe submarines II I, II :, I) 3, I'. l and K .it New purl The cruiser Denver has sailed Irom Topolo hampn for Corinto. the gunhoat Pes Moines from New York city for Brunswick, lis . Ihe b.ittlrshlp Illinois frnm Cadit lor (llhraltar and tho cruiser Cincinnati from Saiku.ui lor Kluklang Army and Snry tlrder. WASIIINOTON, July S6. These army orders were Issued to day: Capt R, H C Kellon. Coiai Artillery, Irom Seventh tn Nlnety snlh Company Cwl C. U Fisher. Coast Arttllrr). Iron Ninety sixth to Seventh C. -o" r Col V Marsh. Capls F W llalston and C C, Hunker and First l.leul. W C Kornlir Coaal Arllllery, to take station at Fort Warrer, Massschusttts. These nary orders were issued. Lieut F. II. Roberts, from Ihe Marram le the Duncan ..... F.nsUn J, J Saier, from the Kentucky to Ihs Mayrnul , , ., Knslgn F c, Reinicke, from tho Virginia la tbe (Islveslon Knsign Luther Welsh, from bureau of ord nance to the Virginia, l,STer Kills Himself. Christian Hrhleck, a lawyer, shot ami killed hlmsrlf with a revolver In his home at Hll Forest avenue yesterday after noon When Mrs. Bchleck came home fiom n shopping trip she found him detaf, i He had been In ill health.