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Victor Talking Machine Co., Camden, X. J. To fpt best rodults. flse enl* Victor Needle on Victor Record.-. A- omplete 1st of new Victor Records tor July wUl be found in the July issue of M insey's and August ? osmopolitan. Largest Stock of Victor TaSkang Machines and Records in the City. Droop's Music House, Ave Steinway Pianos John F. Ellis & Co., Victor Records and Talking Machines. 937 Pennsylvania Avenue, FulE Line of Victor Tallking Machines and Records. Sanders & Stayman Co., ,Percy S* Foster,Mgr. ^ 1327 F Street.! WATER FOB NEW YORK Engineers Making Surveys for i a New Reservoir. VAST PROJECTUNDERTAKEN Aqueduct to Extend 130 Miles to Battery Park. TO TUNNEL UNDER HUDSON; ? I Entire Cost Estimated at $162,000. 000?Seven Towns and a Thou sand Farms to Be Destroyed. BY WMXIAM K. C.ritTIS. Special Correspondence "f The Star and the Chicago Record-Hera Id. KINGSTON, N. Y? July 19, 1905. A large party of <<ngln?crs is now en gaged in making surveys for the crea tion of an artificial lake, thirteen miles long and an average of two miles wide and -40 feet deep at the greatest depth in the valley of the Esopus creek, in the Catskill mountains, sixteen miles west of Kingston, in Ulster county, X. Y. This lake is intended to store tlie water from the melting snows and from 10.000 mountain springs for the use of the city of New York. The area of the water shed is over 900 square miles, and it is capable of furnishing S00.000.000 gallons daily, which wiU, be carried 130 miles in an aqueduct to Bat try Park. New York city, and twen ty miles farther to the limits of the city of Greater New York at the south ern .extremity at Sta:en Island. The aqueduct is now under construction and will cross the narrowest place in the Hudson river from Cornwall to Cold Spring through a concrete siphon thir teen feet in diame er, 600 feet below the bottom. The tunnel will be large enough to accommodate a train of Pull man sleepers, almost as large as tho new tunnels of the Pennsylvania rail road between Jersey City and New York. The entire cos of the undertak ing is estimated at $162,000,000, and the contracts, which are nearly all let, and in several cases were undertaken sev eral months ago. represent an expendi ture of over $130.000 000. The aqueduct will run parallel with the Hudson river almost as far as West Point on the west side, then from Cold Spring on the east bank southward to a great distributing resevolr near Yon k?~rs. It is expected that the present system of distribution will be sufficient for the next twenty years, but it is es timated that by the year 1930 the popu lation of Greater New York will be upward of seven millions, who will con sume one hundred billion gallons of water daily, which will require an addi tional distribu ion system at an esti mated cost Of $40,000,000. May Be Completed by 1915. At the present rate of progress it is ex pected that the reservoir and aqueduct will he completed by the year 1015?about the same time as the Panama canal, and in some respects it is a greater and more ; difficult undertaking. The creation of this reservoir will ob literate seven towns and about a thou sand farms, whose inhabitants have sold their property to the water commissioners of the city of New York and are now re moving to other parts of the sta e to s;ek new home.-. A large number have settled in Kingston, which at the next census will show an unprecedented Increase in po ;;i?ii. About 10.0(H) people will bfc co. -lied to move before water begins to ;u<umula'e in the reservoir, and about 100,01:0 summer boarders will have to look for new places next season. If you will take a map of eastern New York and find Ulster county, you will notice that Esopus river is fed' by innu merable creeks and rivulets in the Cats kill mountains, and, following a circuitous course, turns northward jus above King ston and runs parallel with the Hudson until it empties into that river above Saugerties. Then, if you will follow the track of the l.'lster and Delaware rail way. you will notice a few miles wes* of Kingston a station named Stony Hollow. Running along a little farther westward you will see a station called Coldbrook. The new reservoir will extend over the entire distance between those two places, us far north as Wittenberg and Glenford, and as far south as Olive Bridge and Browns sta' ion. All of the places named can be easily noted on the map. The rail way company will be compelled to more its tracks to a new line which is now being surveyed. The name "Esopus" is derived from the Mohegan Indians, and was original ly applied to the valley through which the river of that name runs, a district xtending from Saugerties almost to Newburg. There is a town called .isopus just south of Kingston, which at .racted a good deal of attention five vears ago because it is the res'dence of Judge Alton B. Parker, democratic . and date for the presidency in 1904. There are several other places of that name, Esopus Meadows, Esopus Lighthouse, Little Esopus, etc. Present New York Supply. The city oi New York has now two sources of water supply. The Croton water works, built between 1830 and 1S42, at a cost of $14.000000, which was the .greatest undertaking since the Roman aqueduct, brought the iirst sup ply from a little stream about ten miles in l?>ngtn. which flows into the Hudson at Croton point on Haverstraw bay. It was called Se-nas-qua by the Indians. The river land.ng place was called Sarah's point, in honor of the wife of William'Teller, who purchased a strip >f land two miles long on Croton river from the Indians for a barrel of rum and twelve blankets. The Dutch called the river Croton in honor of an Indian chieftain of that name. In May, 1837, a dam was constructed a< ross that river in the hills, six m les from its mouth, and a lake was produced almost six miles long, capable of con taining five hundred million gallons. The first dam was swept away by a flood and had to be rebuilt. The second dam proved to be secure, and an aqueduct running parallel with the Hudson, at an average distance of half a mile from its east shore, has carried from forty to fifty mill.on gallons of water to the city every day for nearly seventy years. The tunnel is of brick, and may be traced by white stone ventilating towers all the way from the lake to the beauti.ul High bridge which carries the water over the Harlem river. When the growth of New York re quired an additional water supply a sec ond conduit was constructed in 1884. in an almost perfectly straight line through the solid rock at an average of five hundred feet below the surface. This tunnel is thirty miles long, fourteen feet in diameter, delivers three hundred million gallons of water from a cluster of lakes every twenty-four hours and cost $i!5,000,00l>. Provision for New Supply. In 1905 the /nunicipal officials of New York city went to the legislature at Al bany and secured the passage of an act authorizing the mayor to appoint a board to provide an additional water supply to meet the increasing demands of the me tropolis. J. Edward Simmons, Charles M. (Chadwick and Charles A. Shaw were ap pointed. Mr. Simhnons resigned after a i year of service, and John A. Benzel was appointed to succeed him. These gentle men, having made a thorough investiga tion, reported in favor of a reservoir in | the Esopus valley. In the meantime the legislature passed another act appointing a state board of supply to make a gen eral investigation of the water resources of New York, to recommend measures for their conservation, and providing that, no munlc'pality should .help itself to any water outside of its own limits without the approval of this board, ratified by the legislature. The plans of the New York board were submitted according to this law in 1907, and were approved. The same year another act was passed au thorizing them to take the necessary 9teps to acquire land by condemnation. Here It Is! I The Breakfast Food You Have Been Waiting For. 9 A delicious, nutritious combination of chocolate and cooked whole wheat?a food that tastes good and is good?is full of nutriment and easily digested. Children love it and grow fat and hearty on it. Serve it with milk or cream and sugar. Makes delicious puddings and desserts. THE NATURAL FOOD COMPANY Niagara Falls, N. Y. I ^ Samplft packages are given only to bona fide householder*. If your Grocer can't supply you, some other grocer will. I to build an aqueduct and to issue bonds sufficient to pav the expense. Since that date Kingston lias been ^he scene of unprecedented acti\U>. a no , every available building and office room has been occupied by the board of *a ter surnly and Its staff of assistants. Ap praisers have followed the enpineers from house to house through the valley that is destined to be the bottom of a 1 ttle!lake negotiating for the purchase of land ann th" payment of indemnity for houses, stores.* churches, sehoolhouses, stables, quarries. factories. farms and orchards, for everytliIng . value within the area of the propose. lak? has to be bought and paid for at a price fixed by a board of appraisers aooroved by vthc courts* ? ' . There have been ten different commis sions a* work since 1007, an<l they nearly completed their tasks. They tell me it has been the most rapid, success ful and harmonious proceeding or u?e kind that has ever been undertaken, ami that the largest part of t,ie P?P"t> li volved has been purchased by direct ne KOtiation between the representative of the water supply board and the owneis. without appeal to arbitrators or to th court. In the remaining cases the ap^ praisers submitted their estimates to the commissions, the owners brougl t in ex pert witnesses to sustain their judgment as to the value of tho property, and the commissions fixed the amount of dam ages'. If the owner is dissatisfied he has an appeal to the courts, ,l>ut there have been very few appeals. The Ulster and Delaware railroad is the heaviest sufferer, and will have to remove sixteen miles of track to a new route. Towns to Be Obliterated. Seven towns will be entirely obliterated, as follows: West Hurley, 264 population. Olive Branch, ISO population. Olive City. 656 population. Shokan, 446 population. Glen ford, population. Broad head Bridge, 150 population. Boicevllle. 100 population. In addition to these villages there ate about 1.000 farms, varying from 20 to l.K) acres, with residences, outbuildings, or chards, hen houses and every other fea ture of a well ordered farm, all of which have to be paid for. Nearly all of the farmers arc accus tomed to take summer boarders, and be tween the first of June and the first of October it is estimated that the popula tion of that part of the valley affected bv the water works is increased from a normal 10,000 to 100.000. There are ten churches to be paid for. forty school houses and twenty cemeteries, from whlcli the bodies must be removed at the ex pense of New York at an average cost of fcio each. There are several gristmills, sawmills and various manufacturing in dustries with small capital; numerous stone quarries, hundreds of mercantile es tablishments and telephone and telegraph ^This Is the land of Rip Van Winkle. The villages to be destroyed were set tled in the latter part of the seventeenth and the early part of the eighteenth centuries by English immigrants. A ma jority of the farms are still owned b> the descendants of the original settlers, and the land commissioners tell me that they have been surprised at the number of original Indian deeds that were turned in. The settlers first engaged in lum bering and tanning, and when the tim ber was cut away they opened quarries of blue flagstone, which is now shipped from Kingston to New York city and other points in enormous quantities. The sidewalks of many of the cities came from tills valley, and there are massive beds of a magnesian limestone, from which Portland cement is made. At least OiW men are employed in blasting out, crushing and grinding it into powder. an-1 not less than 3,000/100 barrels are sh pped annually from Kingston to all parts of the country, where it is required for all masonry exposed to water, and is the principal constituent of concrete. Source of the Supply. There Is a rivulet every few hundred yards, fed by cold springs and hundreds of little lakes, and the grass being so luxuriant and nutritious, has made it a profitable locality for raising beef cattle and running dairies. Vast quantities of milk, cream, butter and eggs are shipped from liere to New 1 ork. In tne seventies, when the Ulster rail way had made the locality accessible, summer boarders began to come in. the farmers enlarged their houses to enter tain them, and the valley has been an ideal Dlace for people of limited means and large families to enjoy three or four months of genuine country life. This is the scene of Cooper's "Leather Stocking Tales." The valley is full of romance. The Indians called the little lakes -Treasuries of Cloud Tears," and almost every hill and valley, lake and stream has its legend. ... The people are abandoning their homes with exeat reluctance, but are being well ! paid and most of them are satisfied. The average payment has been $..,000, and the entire amount disbursed for the land reautred for the reservoir will be nearly thirty millions of dollars. The owners are getting their cash now. The pay master U here at Kingston, and a con I Htant procession is going to and coming 'from his office, carrying checks of all 1 st7.es, from $.? up to $10,000. The dan? will be 1,400 feet long, 240 I feet high and 30 feet thick, and it will be built of stone and concrete. While it is being built the owners of the prop erty will have three or four years" tlmej to move their families and their effects and will be allowed to carry away every thinK that is portable. Then the water board wi'l sell at auction whatever is left to the highest bidder. A driveway or boulevard thirty feet wide will be constructed around the shore of the new lake, and It will be about forty miles long, connecting with the new state road now being constructed from lloboken and Knglewood in New Jersey, on the west bank of the Hudson, north to Albany. It will also connect with the present road from Kingston to Cooperstown and Binghamton. DRA66ED TO DEATH BY BELTIN6 CORBY FACTORY EMPLOYE IS CRUSHED IN MACHINERY. Alone at Time of Accident?Sleeve Supposed to Have Caught as He Was Oiling Up. Andrew Nelson, caught In the belting wnile oiling the machinery at Corby's yeast factory, Langdon. was dragged into the machinery, when his skull was crushed, a number of ribs fractured and injuries indicted to his chest. He died in a few .moments. Dr. Lee, resident physician of the Cas ualty Hospital, went to the scene of the accident in the ambulance. . It was believed there was still life in *the body when the man was extricated from the machinery. Life was extinct, however, when Dr. Lee arrived. Nelson, said to have been a native of Denmaik, had been in this country about two years, and had been employed as a laborer at the yeast factory for several months. He had no relatives in this country. This morning he was alone in the drying room at the factory when the accident occurred. His loud screams attracted the attention of others in the building. Fellow-employes hurried to his as sistance and removed his body from the machinery. A message was sent to the hosnital without delay. , The police of the ninth precinct went to the factory and made an lnvestigxtion, learning that the victim alone was re sponsible for his death. It is believed that while engaged in the work of oiling the machinery his sleeve was caught in the belting and he was dragged to the part of the machinery where he was killed before he had an opportunity to do more than make an outcry. This afternoon the bedy was removed to the morgue. Coroner Nevitt made a partial investigation of the affair, and will probably give a certificate of accidental death without the formality of holding aA inquest. H. W. CRAGIN S SUDDEN DEATH Services Over Remains in Lee's I Chapel Tomorrow Afternoon. Services over the remains of Harry Wil ton Grag'n will be held in Lee's chapel, 332 Pennsylvania avenue, at 4:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. As requested by Mr. Cragin, the body will be cremated in the Lee crematorium at t"he close of the serv ices. The remains will be on view to rela tives and friends this afternoon and to morrow at the family residence, 1013 L street. Mr. Cragin had practiced la*r In the Dis trict for many years. He died suddenly yesterday at his summer home. Skyland, in the Blue Ridge mountains, about seven miles from Luray, Va. The Immediate cause of his demise is believed to have been angina pectoris. Harry W'lton Cragin was born at Leb anon, X. H., in 1849. He was a graduate of Yale and received the degree of A.B. He afterward studied law and patent law at Columbia College, N. Y. Later Mr. Cragin entered the patent office as an ex aminer. but resigned to engage in the practice of patent ltfw. He also prac ticed before the Court of Claims and the FYench spoliation claims commission. In 1880 he married Miss Mary E. Stamp er of Kentucky. She died seven years ago. Mr. Cragin was a son of A. H. Cragin, who served two terms in the House of Representatives and two terms in the United States Senate. One son, Harry Seymour Cragin, survives him. The remains were brought from Skyland at 9:3? o'clock this morn'ng. A report from Luray says Mr. Cragin dropped dead, being apparently in excellent health a short while before his death. Two Successful Flights by Or ville Wright. COVERS ABOUT 37 MILES Speed of Approximately 41 Miles an Hour Attained. MOTOR NOT RUNNING RIGHT Not Known Just When the Official Trials of the Aeroplanes Will Take Place. Showing more confidence in himself than he has exhibited before this season, Orville Wright made two very successful flights in the Wright aeroplane at Fort Myer, Va., last evening. The first flight lasted 25 minutes and 18 second, during which time the aviator circled the parade grounds, a distance of about five-sixths of a mile, twenty-five and one-half times. The second, which con tinued until darkness prevented Mr. Wright from remaining longer in the air, was for half an hour's duration and twenty-nine and one-half circuits were ! made. During both of the trials the machine behaved splendidly, and indications are that the Wrights soon will have the aero plane In condition for the official flights. During the 55 minutes the flyer was In the , air last evening it covered approximately thirty-seven m les. Wilbur W right, who carefully watched every movement of the machine, declared afterward that it had attained a speed of about forty-one ? an hour. He said it had reached a height !of 150 feet. At the start on both occasions the machine rose easily and ascended to a height of a little over one hundred feet, where the aviator kept it on an even keel throughout each flight except at. the turns of the elongated oval, where it t.it ed slightly to execute the evolution. Motor Not Running Perfectly. Wilbur Wright, after the flights, said the machine worked very smoothly, but ! was not yet in perfect condition for the j official flights. The motor, he explained. ? is'not running just as it is desired to have it run, and the new hearings have not yet worn down sufficiently to warrant flights of long duration. The time of the irials will gradually be lengthened. Mr. Wright would not say just when the of ficial trials would take place, nor wheu he would begin to make tilghts carrying another man as a passenper. _ j It waH shortly after 6:Mi) p.m. when the . first flight began. A slight breeze pre- , vailed, but this had little effect upon the j running of the machiue. The usual crowd , of spectators was on hand and app.auded j the'aviator as he returned to the starting j point' after making the first circuit. | Among the enthusiasts were Theodore Roosevelt, jr.. and his sister, Mrs. Nicho las l.ongwortli, who Is a frequent at ter.dant at the flights; Secretary Meyer, the Mexican ambassador. Quartermaster General Alei,hire and Brig. Gen. Oozier, chief ordnance officer of the army. Under Perfect Control. -After making half a doz. n circuits of the course Mr. Wright soared higher until he reached a height of about 150 Teet. when he directed his course in a larger oval. During the whole time the machine was under perfect control and deviated very little from the fixed course. It continued steadily until St ha-.i linish ed the twenty-fifth n und, when the ma chine descended gradually and made an easy landing at 7 p.m., having been in the air just 25 minutes and Its seconds. Signal Corps men hauled the aeroplane back to the shed, where a new supply of gasoline was put in the tatik and the ma chine then was taken back to the start ing point. _ , The second flight began just after *: 0 p.m. It was even more successful than the first. On tli s trial Mr. Wrigh' di rected h-S course around rt larger ellipse. He maintained a higher level with the machine than on the previous flight He continued until he had covered twenty nine laps and had beaten the time <>f the trial he had just previously made. I'pon landing the aeroplane struck several sharp rocks, but practically no damaije was sustained. The weather conditions during the sec ond flight were ideal. Almost a dead calm prevailed during tin* entire time. Ap proaching darkness prevented u longer flight. At times scarcely any of the body of the aeroplane was visible to the spec tators at the starting point. If conditions are favorable the machine i will be given another trial today. SERVICES FOR Mil. R W. TYLER " DEAD OFFICER TO BE BURIED WITH MILITARY HONORS. Pallbearers Will Be Distinguished Army Men and Business Asso ciates?Interment at Arlington. With full military honors commensurate with his rank, Maj. Richard W. Tyler, | Uniited States Army, retired, will be In terred in the officers' section of Arling ton tomorrow afternoon. Services for the dead officer will be held at his late residence, 180Ti i;?th street, at 2 o'clock. The cortege headed by the military escort will proceed to Arlington following the religious ceremonies. The arrangements for the funeral are in charge of Maj. \V. P. Huxford. recorder of the Loyal Legion, who will select four members of the comraander>' to officiate as pallbearers. The services at the home and the grave will be conducted by Chap lain Charles C. Pierce. t'nited States Army, retired, who was a personal friend of Maj. Tyler. The pallbearers will be Gen. Nelson A. Mile?. Gen. George B. Dav s, judge ad vocate general. United States Army; Gen. Maxwell V. V. Woodhull. United States Army; Maj. J. M. Hoag. Gen. Charles F. Humphrey, lat- quartermaster neneral United States Army; John Joy Ldson and two other business associates of Maj. Tyler. Many Patriotic Organizations. Maj. Tyler was a member of a number of patriotic organizations, including tit Military Order of the Loyal Legion, Kit <'arson Post, G. A. H-. and the Second Army Corps Association. ri hese associa tions will be represented at the obsequies tomorrow. Maj. Tyler contracted a severe cold Monday. July 1J, at Mount Pocono, Pa., aiiv* a p:.ysician was called in the fol lowing day. At first it was believed the aument would quickly yield to treatment, but pneumonia developed. He remained unconscious from Saturday noon until the time of his death yesterday. He was a member of the corporation of Tyler & Rutherford. After his retire ment from the army Maj. Tyler went to St. Louis, but came back to Washington in and engaged in business here. He afterward former a partnership wit :i Capt. Burns, a retired army officer. After the passing of < ~pt. Burns ne went into partnership with Col. Ruthertord, an>i iney continued their business association for twenty-five years. The business was incorporated in ltMl and became a prom inent factor in the insurance tield. Maj. Tyler persistently fought certain Insurance men who were said to havi? Inc.. charging excessive rates and paying high commissions, and as a reMilt of his contest it was stated today the board of underwriters was dissolved and is -till in a j .ate of dissolution. Col. Rutherford died in April. 19ti7. and the corporation was continued by Maj. Tyler and his son, Richard K. Tyier. His Military Service. Maj. Tyler was brevet ted first lieu* tenant and afterward captain of volun teers in the civil war for gallant an I meritorious service. At the close of the war he entered the regular army as a lieutenant and was retired as captain, later bt ing advanced to the grade ?*f major. He served In the civil war with f Berdan's Sharpshooters, the men bein? armed with telescope rifles. Maj. Tyler would o tin relate instances of his thrilling experiences in the con fiict. One of them- was when Berdau'.< inen had a duel with a regiment of Con federate sharpshooters, known as the Mississippi and Arkansas "Squirrel Shoot ers." At another time Berdan's men while beng reviewed by Gen. Grant went past the reviewing officers at double time, each sharpshooter firing as he ran by the file at a target held in the han 1 of a comrade -'00 yards distant. He re lated that every man hit the target and the man who was holding It did nipt re ceive a scratch. ?!en. Orant was profuse in his congratulations upon the remark able murkmaiiship displayed. Maj. Huxford. in speaking of Maj. Tyler today, said: "lie was an ideal American citizen and soldier. lie was charitable to a great degree, and no good thing ever presented itself to him but he recog nized it. He always manifested the live liest interest in patriotic affairs and or ganizations."