New York Times, July 2, 1907

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New York Times (Newspaper) - July 2, 1907, New York, New York “All the News That's Fit to Print.” THE WEATHER Cloudy, m*y be »bower* to-day; fair to-morrow; wind soutbwe»t. - YOL. LVI...NO. 18,056. NEW YORK, TUESDAY, JULY 1907.—SIXTEEN PAGES- ONE CENT Ttt' Greater New ToA, «nd Newark, I Ebewbeee, ( two caam. CHICAGO OPERATORS ТНШК STRIKE SURE Telegraph Companies Will Not Receive Union Com-t    mittee. FILL ’FRISCO VACANCIES Btrikebreakers at Work in Postal and Western Union Offices. Both Special to The New York Times. CHICAGO, 111., July 1.—The most menacing stage yet reached In the telegraph strike developed to-day In Chicago. Western Union officials flatly r used to consider the reinstatement, of operator William Main, who was discharged last Friday as a ” wire spy ” of the union. Subsequently preparations were actively begun for a walkout of 1,500 union men in the Chicago offices. General Secretary Wesley Russell of the Commercial Telegraphers’ Union to-night would not say when a strike order may be expected. He said, however, that he practically has abandoned hope of preventing trouble in Chicago. For several hours he was in communication by wire with President Small, in San Francisco, and with the Executive Board of the union in New York. Meanwhile arrangements were made to secure a camp site on the Michigan shore. It is proposed to transport strikers there in the event of trouble. Feeling among the -operators ran 1 igh In the afternoon, when it became knov n that General Superintendent Cook of the Western Union had ignored a union committee delegated to plead Main’s caie. Demands were made on the leaders that they call a special meeting of tfc e union immediately with a view to authf rizing a strike. More conservative heads checked the movement. It is probable a special mass meeting will be held to-m arrow or Wednesday, and it is said the ac'.ion is almost certain to be radical. The 1.500 operators in Chicago who »would be affected by a strike order include men in both the Western Union and Postal offices. Two hundred of the number are girls. The union claims a “ 95 per cent.” organization in this city. SAN FRANCISCO. July l.-The first Installment of strikebreakers to take the places the telegraph operators now on strike In this city reached San Francisco 'yesterday, and will be put to work in the main offices of the Postal and Western Union to-day. The operators are regular employes of the telegraph companies, and have been drawn from the offices in Eastern cities to fill the vacancies here until the companies can engage new men. The Santa FAand Southern Pacific overland trains brought a number of nonunion operators from Chicago, Cincinnati, Omaha, Des Moines, Kansas City, and other places, and more are expected to arrive within two or three days. Five operators of the Postal Company arrived Vesterday and reported at the office In the Ferry Building. The men stated that they had been sent here for temporary work, and would return to their regular posts as soon as operators could be engaged for the local offices. The non-union operators are being paid large bonuses for their work. The newcomers displayed an anxiety to avoid meeting the officers of the telegraphers union, saying that they did not wish to be recognized. Among the imported men were several chief operators from Eastern cities. ‘ KENO, Ne^., July l.—As the result of the action of Supt. A. H. May in dismissing two operators in the Reno Western Union office last Friday, four other operators have quit work, and Manager Brown states that he will not be surprised If a general walk-out Results. Owing to the shortage of men business with Salt Lake was six hours behind this morning. TRACTION ROW SOON OFF. Grievance« of Albany Trolley Employes Will Be Arbitrated. ALBANY, July 1.—For half an hour early this morning the employes of the United Traction Company on the Albany apd Troy Divisions were out on strike. For a time it threatened to develop into a serious tie-up. of the road, and probably a repetition of the strike of 1901, which continued for several days, and during which two lives were lost. At, a conference between General Manager Fassett, representing the company, and a Joint committee, representing the employes of the two divisions, it was agreed to submit the dispute regarding the wages of the men to a board of arbitration. The decision of the board is to be final, thus averting further trouble. During the strike of 1901 it was necessary to call out fthe militia. Two of Albany’s representative business men weFe shot and killed by the militiamen while standing near their places of business. The Guardsmen fired at a crowd of sympathizers, the bullets striking the two men. A settlement of the strike followed soon after. SHIP FAILS TO PASS FORT. Vain Naval Attempt to Attack Newport in War Game. NEWPORT, July 1.—The opening feature of the war game which is to be played during the next two weeks by order of the War Department, with the defenses of Narragansett Bay as a centre, was an unsuccessful attempt to-night to run past Fort Adams by a ship of the enemy.” The ship was the Quartermasters' steamer General Robert Swartwout. It tried to run in under cover of darkness, but was discovered and technically put out of action. As soon as the “ enemy ” had been picked up by a searchlight from the fort the call to quarters was sounded and all the great guns .were manned. The strictest discipline is to be maintained at both Fort Adams and Fort Oreble in the entire fortnight of the manoeuvres, Just as if the artillerymen were engaged in actual hostilities. At present there are five companies of United States artillerymen at Fort Adams, the Ninety-seventh, One Hundred and Second, One Hundred and Tenth, and One Hundred and Seventeenth, and the Fifty-second, which arrived to-day from Fort Rodman, New Bedford. At Fort Greble there are two companies, the One Hundred and Ninth and the Fourteenth. During the present week the work of the encampment will be done entirely by the regulars, but next Monday several Rhode Island National Guard companies are to be detailed t* Join in the manoeuvres. 50,000 SEE GREAT AUTO RACE. Lancia the First Off in the Grand Prlx at Dieppe. DIEPPE RACE COURSE. July 2.-5 A. M.—The day of the great Grand Prix automobile race dawned clear and bright. The roadway dried up nicely during the night and promises to be very fast. Fully 50,000 people lined the track to witness the start. Before coming to the post the pilots of several of the most powerful machines were very doubtful as to whether they would be able to complete the course with the amount of gasoline allowed them. The betting odds on the Flat cars lengthened on this account. Some of the experts predict that one-third of the entries will be stranded on the roadside. Christie, one of the American competitors, is confident that he will be able to control his machine, and declares that If his gasoline holds out li9 will show Europe a clean pair of heels. The signal to start was given by six small saluting cannon opposite the tribune. With the sound of the first report Lancia, in a Flat car, shot by the stand, the first away. He was sent off "with a roar of applause. The other competitors followed at minute intervals. Duray, in a Lorraine de Dietrich, w’as fourth; Szisz, driving for the Renaults, was ninth; W. C. Christie, in his American machine, was twelfth; Nazzaro, in another Fiat, was eighteenth; Heath, another American, driving a Panhard, was twenty-fifth, and Elliott F. Shepard, also an American, was the thirty-second man to start. $50 FIRE IN POST OFFICE. Smoke Starts In Sub-Basement and Drives Out Clerks. Fire was discovered in the sub-basement of the Park Row side of the Post Office Building shortly after midnight, and before it had been extinguished 150 letter carriers, who were working on one of the upper floors, were driven from the building by the dense smoke. The fire started in a pile of waste paper, presumably from a lighted cigar or cigarette dropped into a chute leading from the sidewalk to the sub-basement. An effort was made to sound an alarm from the service in the building, but it failed to W’ork, and it was necessary to send over to the City Hall Police Station to summon the firemen. Upon the arrival of Chief Croker and the firemen the blaze was extinguished in less than half an hour. For a while dense smoke came from the windows and gratings, giving the idea that the entire lower portion of the building was on fire, and this caused excitement among the employes, most of whom left the building until the blaze had been brought under control. TROLLEY WIRE BURNS 12. Breaks, Forming Short Circuit, and Passengers Escape In Panic. More than a dozen persons were painfully shocked and burned last evening at Bedford Avenue and Broadway, Williamsburg, by a broken trolley wire. Mrs. Margaret Bailey of 713 Driggs Avenue, who was burned on the right hip, and Archibald Hughes of 120 Washington Avenue and his daughter Mabel were the worst injured. Mrs. Bailey was treated by Dr. Yogt. Many declined medical aid and went to their homes. Early in the afternoon a trolley pole escaping from control of the conductor broke the overhead wire and caused at that time considerable excitement. While the new wire was being stretched a conductor on a passing car became confused VANDERBILT RAGE IN NEW JERSEY Gov. Stokes Will Send Special Message to Legislature Granting Use of Roads. WILL CALL OUT MILITIA ^uto Racing Board Agrees to Pay All Expenses and Repair Road Damage —Four Counties Want It. and did not pull down his pole at the broken interval. This caused the breakage of the repair wire. For the second time there was great excitement in the neighborhood, and it was this break which caused the injuries. ^ One end touched the rail, forming a complete short circuit. The passengers rushed out of the car, falling over each other and trying to escape the wire, now squirming about on the ground. A detail of policemen was hurried from the Clymer Street Station, and with some difficulty calmed the crowd. It was said that several of the railroad employes were more or less shocked and burned. WOMEN RESCUED AT FIRE. Crowd Secs Two Carried Down Ladder from Blazing Building. Fire started on the second floor of the five-story building at 120 East Twenty-seventh Street at 7 o’clock last night and burned its way so quickly through the upper floors that it cut off escape for Mrs. Marion V. Searle and her daughter, Miss Birdie Holt, by means of the stairway, and penned them in their rooms on the top floor. When the firemen arrived Miss Holt was at the front window calling for help, while a thousand persons stood in the street unable to render aid. The elder woman became unconscious from smoke and dropped to the floor. Her daughter dragged her to the window and held her head to the air and waited for the extension ladder to be raised. Firemen Edward Cook and John Brennan ran up the ladder as it was being raised. The ladder ended at the fourth floor. With a scaling hook Brennan got to the fifth floor window and passed out the unconscious woman to Cook, and both men carried her down safely. Firemen Walter Duggan and Gustave Moje then carried down Miss Holt.    . The fire was discovered in the shop or F. Touge & Co., on the second floor, a ladies’ tailoring establishment age was about $1,500. The dam- CHILD BURNED TO DEATH. Four-Year-Old Girl Plays with Firecrackers In Parents’ Absence. Helen M. Blanchard, the 4-year-old daughter of Frederick J. Blanchard, an employe of the Edison Electric Light Company, living at 1,818 Topping Avenue, The Bronx, was mortally burned last night in the rear yard of her home. The child had been left In the company of her two sisters, 6 and 8 years old, and her dress caught from some firecrackers with which the children were playing. Mr. and Mrs. Blanchard were visiting friends In Manhattan. The little girl rushed frantically back and forth In the yard, while her two steers, terrified by the sight, cowered in a uistant corner and screamed for aid. Neighbors heard the cries and tried to gain entrance to the yard through the front of the house. The doors were locked and it was not until after thv, screams had died away that some men managed to force their way into the rear of the house. They found Helen dead, her clothes burned from her body. The two sisters were carried into the house completely prostrated by the sight. Dr. Bicklehaupt of Fordham Hospital was called and arrived in time to care for Mrs. Blancnard, who In the meantime had returned home. She was hysterical and for a long time it was feared tnat the shock would have a serious effect. After AIL USHER’S the Scotch that made the highball camou*.—Adv. Special to The New York Times. TRENTON, N. J., July l.-A. R. Par- dington, Acting Chairman of the Vanderbilt Cup Commission, was here by appointment with Gov. Stokes to-day, and received the approval of the Governor for the use of New Jersey roads for the Vanderbilt Cup automobile race on Oct. 19, the elimination race to be run over the same course on Oct. 12. The course has not been announced, and will not be selected until special legislation Is obtained at this session of the Legislature to allow municipalities to accept the provisions of the coming new law. That statute will provide for permission to close certain improved county roads during the running of both races. It is expected that action will be taken on July 5. Wilbur F. Sadler, Jr., President of the New Jersey Associated Autofnobtle Clubs, accompanied Mr. Pardlngton to the Governor’s office and urged the Chief Executive to accede to the plan to bring the annual cup race to New Jersey. Ha pointed out to the Governor that $600,000 was brought to the County of Nassau on Long Island last year. The Governor was at first averse to the plans, but when the financial prospects of the race were presented, and the assurances of Mr. Pardlngton that all expenses incident to the race, such as repairing damage to roads, the employment of police, &c., would be met by the Cup Commission, the Governor said he_would send a special message to both houses of the Legislature urging the passage of the measure legalizing the closing of county roads, providing the proper bill w’ere ready for Introduction. Gov. Stokes refused to recommend a mandatory law, saying that he waa opposed to such legislation. The matter, he explained, was largely a local one, and the Board of Freeholders must vote on the proposition to close the roads selected for races. The Governor concluded by saying there would probably be no opposition. The new law simply will allow Boards of Freeholders permission to close country roads during the races. So far as guarding the course is concerned, the Governor Is agreeable to calllnt out the militia for the service, all ex- ^nses being, of course, paid by the Cup Commission. While at the present moment no course is announced, the officials of Mercer, Essex, Union, and Monmouth Counties have been communicated with, and Mr. Sadler said to-night that good courses had been mapped out in the counties named, all giving an average circuit of thirty miles. State Road Commissioner Elijah Hutchinson said to-night that the counties where the course is laid must have the nest kind of agreements that the roads will be put in good shape after the races are over. He cites the fact that automo-bilists returning through New Jersey from the race on Long Island last year j. threw thousands of tong of stone off improved roads, leaving many of them worn down to the first course of rock, and that Union, Middlesex, and Monmouth Counties this year have been obliged to expend thousands of dollars to repair them. LOSES A $3,000 AUTOMOBILE. Dealer Looking for D. M. Jones, Whose Check Proved Worthless. Harry H. Cooe, a proprietor of an automobile garage at Sixty-second Street and Broadway, Is looking for a three-thousand-dollar automobile and a man who.described himself as D. M. Jones of the Fifth Avenue Hotel. According to the story Cobe told the police Jones introduced himself as the on of the owner of the Belle Mead Farm, near Memphis, Tenn., and of a number of racers, among them "being Modiste. He said he wanted to buy a car, and ordered one which would cost when equipped $1,648. Cobe; as ho did not know him, told Jones that he must look up his check before he delivered the car, but gave him on Sunday night an order upon his garage for a car which be might use if the inquiries were satisfactory. The check, according to Cobe, was worthless, but he found, when he went to his office, that Jones had called with the order at 6:30 o’clock yesterday morning and obtained from employes a machine worth $3,000. Jones is described by Cobe as a man about 25 years old, 5 feet 10 Inches tall, and of light complexion. He weighed about 160 pounds. The missing car is a Jackson, Model D, No. 1,519, with State License No. 35,492.    .    .    .    .    .. At the Fifth Avenue Hotel last night it was said that a D. M. Jones registered there on Thursday, giving his address as Memphis, and had left very early yesterday morning. He had not paid his bill, the clerk said, but had left behind him a bag containing clothing. On Saturday, the clerk said, " Jones . ~ J    hm.A ft    i'aobpd    “    1nat wanted to have a check cashed, “ Just enough to hold me until father comes,” but his request was not granted. LEOPARD LOOSE IN A CITY. Pittsburg Residents Are Scared and One Man Is Attacked. Special to The New York Times. PITTSBURG, July 1.—Residents of the fashionable East End residence district have been terrorized for the last two days by a ferocious leopard, which it is believed escaped from the menagerie of a circus which appeared here recently. Already several dogs have been atttacked by the beast, and last night It leaped upon Henry Klopperburg of Broadhead Street as he was pasBlng through a thinly settled part of the district. After a desperate battle the young man beat off the ani- rnResldent8 In the vicinity of the Lincoln Avenue Bridge go about armed. This evening a score of extra police Were sent into the district in an effort to kill thS animal.    .    v So great is the terror among the resi dents that to-night the guests at a recepf tion by Mrs. John Cortal, in Broadhead Street, went home early and under guard of armed men. Up the Hudson and back three times a day.* New Day Line schedule. Especially attractive excursions- , Return by moonlight.— Adv. SHIPS FOR THE PACIFIC. Reported Intention to Transfer Our Battleship Strength Thither. Special to The New York Times. WASHINGTON, July 1.—The Washington Times says: ” Concentration of American strength In the Pacific is to bo the settled policy of the United States from this time forward. It will probably crys-tallze in a year In the transfer of the preponderance of the battleship power to that ocean. The plan has received the unanimous approval of the Naval Board, headed by Admiral George Dewey. There may never be an announcement of the definite adoption of such a policy, but unless conditions markedly change It will be put Into effect. “ Two difficulties stand in the way of a bo^dily transfer of cur battleship strengtH to the Pacific—the danger, of offending Japan and the lack of dock and repair facilities on that ocean. As to the first of these embarrassments it is pointed out that If Japan desires to keep the peace she will not object to sending an American fleet to the ocean in which its most exposed interests lie. If Japan, on the other hand, objects, It will be proof that she is disposed to war.” CASH FOR THIEYES BY SPECIAL TRAIN Marietta Banker Lost $51,000 Here and Hurried Home for $25,000 More. WAS TO BEAT FARO BANK Pittsburg Men Are Said to Have Been Swindled Out of $1,000,000 by the Same Scheme» CADWALADER’S ASHES LOST. Philadelphian’s Funeral Put Off Because of Express Error. Special to The New York Times. PHILADELPHIA, July 1.—The ashes of Dr. Charles E. Cadwalader, a member of a distinguished Philadelphia family, who died last month in London, are lost. The funeral, which was to have been held tomorrow in Christ Church, has been postponed Indefinitely. Mr. Cadwalader’s body was cremated and the ashes were expressed from London on the steamship New York, which was ‘docked in New York last Saturday. The package, which was only one foot square, was placed in one of many boxes containing every variety of merchandise, but na record was made of the particular box in which It was placed. There was no mention of it on the manifest. It Is said that it will be found eventually. Dr. Cadwalader shocked Philadelphia’s exclusive society a few years ago by marrying his housekeeper, Bridget Mary Ryan. Soon after that episode the Cad-waiaders took up their residence in London. WILL EXHIBIT “ THE BATH.” R. C. Hall, Who Has Bought It, Will Let Pittsburg Have_ a Look at It. Special to The New York Times. PITTSBURG. July l.-The painting ” The Bath,” by La Touche, which was rejected by the Carnegie Art Gallery committee, though it had won first prize in the International Art Exhibit, was to-day removed from the Carnegie Art Gallery by R. C. Hall, the stock broker, who has purchased the painting. Mr. Hall sent it to an art studio to have it framed. The news that the painting was being removed from the gallery caused excitement, and hundreds who had never entered the gallery stood in the street and saw the picture removed to the van. Mr. Hall announced this evening that, owing to the great interest shown in “ Tho Bath ” by the people of Pittsburg, he would place it on public exhibition in one of the city windows for a w«ek before taking it to his office. Special to The New York Times. PITTSBURG, July 1.-D. C. Davis, millionaire banker and oil operator of Marietta, Ohio, lost $76,000 in a clever little bunko game in New York some time ago, and in Alderman Toole’s court to-day he told the story of how he was victimized into not only losing his money, but, after $5I,0u0 had been dropped, how he chartered a special train to go back to Marietta after $25,000 more. During the hearing Davis, who is a Director in the German National Bank of Marietta, stated that he knew It to be a fact that.many Pittsburgers have been swindled by the same scheme. He gave it as his opinion that the trio of alleged confidence men whom he accuses have cleaned up more thaif $1,000,000 in the past two years. Davis told his story at the hearings of W. J. (Jake) Adams and Frank B. Ranger of Pittsburg and Frank Thompson of New York. These are the men who Davis alleges defrauded him of the $76,-000. At the conclusion of the hearing Alderman Toole stated that while he would reserve his decision for a -week he would no doubt dismiss the complaints because of lack of jurisdiction. Former Mayor W. E. Sykes of Marietta, counsel for Davis, was arrested at the conclusion of the hearing on a warrant sworn out by Ranger, charging him with conspiracy to indict. He at once gave bail. Davis said that he was first approached by Ranger and John E. Curry of Marietta last September. They told him that Thompson was the dealer in a faro game In New York, and wanted to. get even with the syndicate which employed him.* j Davis was induced to take $25,000 to New York, and was to play in the game with the money. Thompson, it was agreed, would deal the cards so that Davis would win $100,000. After arriving in New York, Davis was taken to the Imperial Hotel, and from there to a house just off Columbus Avenue, three blocks from the Majestic Hotel. The first night Davis lost his $25,000 the gamblers explained that a mistake had been made, and on Oct. 20 Davis went against the game again with $26,000 and lost the money. The next morning he chartered a train from New York to Marietta and, securing $25.000 more, hustled back to New York, determined to win at any cost, lost. Curry, the witness testified, then took pity on hitn and told him that he was being swindled. Unable to get his money back, Davis sued the trio. When Davis had finished, Curry was placed on the stand and corroborated his testimony. Curry declared that Ranger and Thompson had told him that Davis was the “ biggest sucker ” ever bom. MACHINE BEHIND WETMORE. Republican Committee of Rhode Island Endorses Him for Senator. PROVIDENCE, R. I.. July 1.—By a vote of 18 to 9 a meeting of the Republican State Committee to-day passed this resolution: " We favor the re-election of George Peabody Wetraore as United States Senator and recommend that the Republicans elected to the next General Assembly vote for him for that office.” A three-cornered contest among Senator Wetmore and Col, S. P. Colt, Republicans, and Col. R. H. I. Goddard, Democrat and Independent Republican, threw .the last Rhode Island Legislature into a deadlock and eighty-one ballots wore taken without result. Col. Colt ojn June 20 announced his withdrawal from the contest. MAN HUNT IN ADIRONDACKS. Two Policemen Shot and Their Assailant Surrounded In Woods. Special to The New York Times. NEWMAN, N. Y„ July 1,—Surrounded by an armed posse George Delcour, who late this afternoon shot Frederick Cutler and John Arnold, policemen of this village, is to-night hiding in the thick forests near the village of Bloomingdale, fifteen miles from this place. Delcour, who was wanted by the officers for reckless driving, was found in a local barber shop. When Cutler attempted to arrest him he drew a revolver and shot the officer in the breast just belqw the heart. In a fusillade that followed Arnold was struck in the left arm and a bystander in the hand. Delcour reached his buggy outside and drove away, and later abandoned the vehicle and took to the woods afoot. Leaders of the posse are certain they have their man surrounded, and will wait until morning before closing in upon him. MEXICAN REBEL KIDNAPPED. Believed to Have Been Delivered to Mexico by American Officials. , DOUGLAS, Arizona, July 1.—Manuel Sa-tabiau, one of the leading spirits in the former St. Louis junta, known here as Samuel Moret, was arrested yesterday and lodged in jail at the instance, it is said, of the Mexican Government. Late last night an automobile occupied by two Americans was driven to the jail. Tho prisoner was delivered to them and was forcibly placed in the vehicle,, The automobile and Its ocoupants were seen a little later passing through the streets and several witnesses say that the prisoner was choked into submission. This was the last seen of the automobile, but there seems little doubt that Satabia was delivered to Mexican officers at Aguaprieta. SPECIAL TRAIN RETURNING FROM ATLANTIC CITY FOURTH OF JULY. To New Task, via Pennsylvania Railroad. Leave» Atlantic City R:30 P. M. July 4. »top- f>ins at Trenton, Elizabeth and Newark. Par- c lor cars, dining ear, and coaches.—Adv. For Coolness and Comfort. The amber depths of a sparkling highball are never so delightful as when it’s made of ML Vernon Pure Rye.—The Pure Food Law mad« a# change ip this ^bal.—Adv. FAIR CALLS FOR MONEY. Holders of Jamestown Exposition Common Stock Asked to Pay. NORFOLK, Va., July 1,—At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Jamestown Exposition Company to-night it was decided to ismie a call for every dollar due on common stoek. It is estimated that it will net the company $324,000. Whdn the Exposition company was organized only 28 per cent, of the common stock was called for. At that time the fair had not assumed its international scope. The balance due is 72 per cent, of $450,000. The resolution adopted provides that negotiable notes can be accepted, 10 per cent, monthly. A commission of twenty Directors was voted to personally wait on stockholders. CARNEGIE GIVES $25,000. Roanpke College the Beneficiary-—Two Hew Professorships Coming. ROANOKE, Va., July 1.—President J. A. MOrehead of Roanoke College, Salem, Va., to-day announced the receLpt of a check for $25,000 from Andrew Carnegie in fulfillment of his promise to give that amount to the endowment fund when $35,000 had been raised. Thisl addition of $80,000 has enabled the Trustees to establish two new chairs at the college in which professors will be installed by the beginning of the next sessioh. GIRL SWIMMER NEAR DEATH. College Athlete Saves Miss Wallace in Middle of Lake Hopatcong. Miss Jennie Wallace, 19 years old, of Jersey City, who holds a record for swimming across Lake Hopatcong, had a narrow escape from drowning yesterday while endeavoring to repeat her performance. She was rescued by Raymond Purdy of New York City, a 22-year-old athlete of Georgetown College. Miss Wallace went into tho lake near Woodport in the affternoon, and when half way across was taken with cramps and threw up her hands. Her actlqn was noticed by the crow’d on shore, and young Purdv put out in a boat. Fearing that he would not be in time, he dived from the boat, and, catching the bathing blouse of th> unconscious woman in his teeth, he swam back to the boat, regained it, and rowed ashore. Miss Wallace soon recovered. Pur, has a record of having saved four persons in the lake last Summer. DROWNED IN HARLEM MERE. Five-Year-Old Boy, After Lost Ball, Caught in Mud. Tryijng to recover a ball with which he and sqme companions had been playing on the shore of the Harlem Mere, in Central Park, near 110th Street and Fifth Avenue, five-year-old Raymond Halfirty of 114 Egst 119th Street, fell into the water and vfas drowned yesterday afternoon. He had been playing on a slope which runs ¡down to the water. One of his companions threw him the ball, It missed him and rolled into the wkter. The Again he j boys tried to recover It with sticks. Halfirty fell Into the water, which at that point Is about two feet deep. His feet sank into the ooze, and he could gain, no foothold. His comrades called for assistance, and a crowd of children and women gathered. Julius Schultz of 1,450 First Avenue SPLIT OVER H. M. WHITNEY. MacFarfand Leaves\ Massachusetts Democratic State committee. BOSTON, July 1.—Grenville S. Mac-Farland, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Democratic State Committee, tendered his resignation to-night 'to John P. Feeney, Chairman of the State Committee. Mr. MacFarland also resigned his membership in the Sta.tê Committee. The principal reason given for his actions is the candidacy of Henry M. Whitney for the Democratic nomination for Governor. Mr. MacFarland says he cannot support Mr. Whitney on the ground that the latter represents corporation interests and opposes true Democratic principles by favoring the proposed New York, New Haven & Hartford—Boston & Maine ■merger. Mr. MacFarland, who is Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Independence League, will work in the interests of that organization in this year’s campaign. WHITMAN WARNS POLICEMEN. Magistrate Tells Them There Have Been Graft Excise Arrests. - Declaring that he would not stand for any more “ fake and grafting ” arrests In excise cases during the ten days in which he is to preside over the Harlem Court, Magistrate Whitman read the policemen in the courtroom yesterday such a lecture that they will probably not soon forget it. The case of a bartender named Van Aken, charged with selling liquor, had just terminated by the dismissal oflf the prisoner for lack of evidence, whm the Magistrate said: “I know all about these arrests, and I do not Intend to have any more of them. I am not a reformer, far from it, but I do intend that when these cases are brought before me there must be the proper kind of evidence on which to try them. If you policemen cannot furnish the evidence I will take a trip around the district and show you how it should be done. You can give this information to your Captain, and he can give it to the Inspector.” SIMPLE LIFE FOR HANNA. Will Spend Hie Honeymoon Training Fast Horses. Special to The New York Times. RAVENNA. Ohio, July 1.—Dan R. Hanna has settled down to the simple life at his Summer home, Cottage Hill, near Ravenna. He announces that he will devote most of his time to stock raising and training fast horses. With the latter object in view, he is building a covered half-mile race track on his farm, so he can train his horses regardless of the weather. Mr. Hanna expects to give considerable attention to the raising of fancy cattle of the shorthorn breed, of which his stables contain some of the finest specimens in the world. His honeymoon will be spent on the farm. Mrs. Hanna’s seven-year-old them. daughter Mrs. is li vim with Over 500,000 Herring-Hall-Marvin Safes are now In use. Must be a reason. Salesrooms, 400 Broadway, cor. Walker St., N. Y. —Adv. Barnett's Vanilla Extract Is sold by the beet grocers everywhere. Try it. —Adv. saw the body lying in the water and wad- ed out to it. Then he found his own feet stuck in the mud. He finally reached the shore with tne assistance of Patrolman Samuel Love of the 104 th Street ¡Station, where the body was carried. BREWIN STARTS FOR HOME. Four Years’ Victim of Aphasia Nervous at Return of Memory. PLAINFIELD, N. J.. July l.-Chnrles P. Brewin, who recovered his memory after four j-ears of aphasia, left here to-day in company with his son, Frank, and Edward Brewin, a relative, of Burlington. .Mr. Brewin worked here for four years as Charles Johnson and recognized his relatives as soon is they arrived and welcomed them. E/en to-day he did not seem to be able to Jgrasp the fact that more than a few days had elapsed since he left his tailor’s shop in Burlington. The restoration of his memory caused him to be nervous, but under the care of Dr Buchanan, son of an old friend, and the pastor of Mr. Brewin, he became more normal and appeared in fine spirits when he leftl Mr. Brewin and his companions will not go to Burlington at once, but will stay a dav or so at Camden, with which city Mr, Brewin is familiar. The physician’s idea is to make the return to Burlington grad- uaJly. SEEK A MILE OF CENTS. Kansas Methodists Will Raise a Mortgage in That Way. Special to The Neiv York Times. TOPEKA, Kan., July 1.—The Ladies’ Aid Society of the Methodist Church a* Lakin, Kan., have completed a novel plan of raising money with which to liquidate a mortgage. The object Is to gather a mile cjf cents, and to do this there was given to each member a narrow strip of paper a foot in length. Each foot will hold just sixteen cents. It is calculated that \Vhen the- mile of cents is received the sum of $844.48 will have been raised, the exket amount of the interest and principal Of the mortgage at this time: The Lakin women have figured out that It takes just *84,44S cents to make a mile if they are laid in a row. | Killed By Street Car. Edward Leonard, a city employe, was run over and killed by a northbound Second AVenue car at 1 o’clock this morning between 127th and 128th Street?. It is said that Leonard was trying to cross the tracks! when the car struck him. Before the calr could be brought to a stop he was underneath it. An effort to release him was unsuccessful, and the wrecking crew was sent for. They succeedd in lifting the car about three feet from the track, but before Leonard could be got out something 'Slipped and the car fell back on him Motorman Michael Gannon and Conductor Thomas Scanlon were arrested and locked up in the East 125th Street Police Station. 1,000-Pound Horse Mackerel Caught. Special to The New York Times. AMAGANSETT, L. I., July 1.—Advices by telephone from Promised Land to-day from the American Fisheries Company brought the news that an immense horse mackerel had been caught in their nets, estimated to tip the scales at half a ton, and would be shipped to the Fulton fish market, New York, to-day. The steamer Ranger captured the prize. POLAND WATER. NATURE’S CURE. Puree t Spring Water in the world. Park & Tilford. Acker, Merrall & Condit Co., Poland Spring Я CITY TO BECLEAHED Drivers of Refuse Carts Agree with Mayor to Return to Work This Morning. HE MAKES NO PROMISES Will Consider Any Grievances—Some. Disorder Marks Strike’s Close— Fireworks “Bombs” Thrown. The^Srivers of the Street Cleaning Department who have been on strike for six days, sent word to the Mayor yesterday that they would return to work this morning, This action was tjaken after an announcement by the Mayor that it was always his custom to consider any grievances presented by city Employes, but that he could not deal with the drivers »0 long as they were not at wbrk. Then, on the advice of representatives of the State Department of Labor, the State Board of Mediation and Arbitration, and the local Federated Union, the strike was called off. The leaders of the strikers went around the City last night in automobiles, notifying all the men to report at their stables at 6:30 o'clock this morning. The men hired by the Health Department will also continue the work-of cleaning the strtcts, and the regulars will work overtime. But with every effort which can be made it is not thought probable that the garbage can be completely removed until Thursday or Friday. There is an accumulation of a week Lo be got rid of. It has become sodden with rain and has been trampled under foot. It is no longer in barrels, but Is piled in irregular heaps, in which every description of refuse and dirt is mingled. The worst spots will be attacked first, and every effort will" be made to clean up the crowded streets of the tenement district. Chemicals will also be used wherever it appears necessáry. Some disorder marked tt)e last dav of the strike. Bricks w^re thrown at strikebreakers In a few districts, and in others what the police call ” ítalian bombs ” were thrown. Thesq are ¡explosive fireworks used by the Italians in their feast celebrations. One of them; Injured a policeman. City’s Health Nbt Affected Yet. Physicians say thè danger to health from conditions caused by the strike is not yet over. At the tality figures collecte same time, the morti by the Health De- There was actually of about half in the rhea, as compared with those of the corresponding week of last year. Dr. W. H. partment for last week show a surprising result. a decrease last week deaths from diar- r of the Health De- Guilfoy, the Registrar partment, said yesterday: "In the whole city last week there were 78 deaths from diarrhea, and in Manhattan 38; in thej corresponding week of last year there wfere U’6 in the whole city and 75 in Manhatta.i. Last week there was not a single death from this cause in the Bronx, a most unusual occurrence. “ I don’t know how to account for It except through the improvement of the milk supply. I have not yet had any returns for the present week, and perhaps they will show the effect of the ¡garbage situation. But at present I have not heard of any outbreak of diarrheal diseases.” Tried to Get Brooklyn Men Ont. Before the strikers decided to give up the fight they had made an effort to bring out the Brooklyn force. On Sunday ■walking delegates were busy among the men across the bridge. When the roll was called at Stable B, Butler Street, Brooklyn, yesterday morning, a number of men did not answer. Deputy Coipmis-sioner Owen Murphy went in search of them and managed to get most of them back. He was not absolutely certain wrere awTay on ac-as it &as possible n a holiday. How-the Brooklyn force Co., 1,180 Broadway, N, Y.—Adv. 'Я that all the absentees count of the strike, some had merely takeji ever, the attitude of was glvipg the authorities a good deal of anxiety when the strike was declared off. The Park Department men refused yesterday morning to help break the strike. Supt, Joyce read them Commissioner Herr-man’s order to report at Stable A, Seventeenth Street and Avenue C, and they received it in silence. Then they consulted together and announced that they would disregard it. The Superintendent communicated with the Commissioner, and about noon he directed that the men should be sent out to their ordinary tasks about the P^rk* He said afterward that he had no intention of discharging his men, as Dr: Darlington did fifty-five of the Health Department’s employes for a parallel disobedience [of orders. He has at this time of year heed of all the men he has. Breaking the Strike. At Stable A, instead of the 24 carts which pottered around on Sunday, 120 were sent out yesterday. Usually 200 carts start from this centre. A few of the old men were back at w’ork, but the majority of the men were sent to Dr. Bensel by contractors or applied for jobs on their own responsibility. The same police protection was provided for the men as on Sunday. Under Inspector Burns and Capt. McDvrmott 400 patrolmen were massed in the district, and every ftart had a policeman marching with swinging night stick on either side. There was no disorder of any importance, and Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Streets, east of First Avenue, w^ere fkirly well cleaned. At Stable D, 505 East 116th Street. 30 _ carts went out in place of the normal 62. Dr. Bensel was himself in charge in this district, and found the conditions very bad. Refuse piles blocked the thoroughfares. A misunderstanding with the Police Department resulted ih some delay, and it was not until 0 o’clock that a sufficiently large force of patrolmen was on hand to act as guardsl. Then there were no shovels ready, and they had to1» be brought from First Avenue and Forty-seventh Street. Crowds assembled as the carts moved out, but the police drove them along and for a timeHhe work was not disturbed. « Bombs ” Thrown In Harlem. In the afternoon, however, a number of the ” Italian bombs,” ordinarily used for harmless fireworks display, were thrown at the street cleaners, Qn$ came from * I -> ~ ;