New York Times, October 10, 1907

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New York Times (Newspaper) - October 10, 1907, New York, New York Г 'Г !•- Ir, "AH ttie News That's Fit to Print” VOL. LVII...NO. 18,156. THE WEATHER. Rain late to-day; fair to-morrow; wind freah south. NEW YORK, THURSDAY, OCTOBER EIGHTEEN PAGES. CENT In GrMtter N«w T«rk. Jeney City, aad Kewatlc, {ттойю1к FOLEY FOR SHERIFF OH TAMMANY TICKET District Leader's Non^atlon a Surprise for Convention-Straight Ticket Named. MAYOR SHARPLY ATTACKED One Delegate Refers to Judac Iscariot ^and the Smallest Mayor—^Rcpubll-«an Attitude on Judiciary Assailed. THE DEMOCRATIC COUNTY TICKET. For Justice of the Supreme Court: JAMES W. GERARD. For Justices of the Court of General Sessions: JAMES MAIX5NE, EDWARD SWAN, JOSEPH MULQUEEN. For Sheriff of New York County; _ THOMAS POLEY. For Judges of the City Court: JOHN H. McCarthy, EDWARD J. O’DWYBR. JOHN VINCENT McAVOY, THOMAS F. DONNELLY. ALEXANDER FINELITE. PETER SCHMUCKE. Without a hitch and with very little show of real enthusiasm on the part of the delegates, the Democratic County Convention put through a straight Democratic ticket last night at Tammany Hall, naming candidates for the place on the Supreme Court bench, three places on the beneh of the Court of General Sessions, six Judgeships of the City Court, and the Sheriff. Incidentally the convention, or rather the Tammany oi^nlsa-tlon Executive Committee, " stood pat *’ on th® platform adopted at the Buffalo converHon a year ago, and openly re-buk^ the Republican leaders for not fusiiig with the Democrats on the Judgeships,. showing plainly that Murphy end hit henchmen are bitter over being thrown down by the Woodruff-Parsons crowd. The star feature of the Tammany pro-erramme was the nomination of Tom Foley of the Bowery for Sheriff of the county. This choice morsel was kept till the last, and held the large crowd of delegates thai overflowed the main floor of the hall tfljrether until thè end. When Foley was put in nomination by P. J. Conway |>edlain broke loose, and the noise was. beard on Broadway, three blocks away. Ths cheering constlfuted one continual howl, the shrill tooting of police whistlés and the deeper, harsher note of the tin hom sounding through the general roar now and then- The band played valiantly. though not a note of music could be heard. With the nomination of Foley, which was seconded by Keyrin O’Connor, the con-ve«Uou ended, two-thirds of the crowd leaving even*before th© motion to adjourn was made. Before that the gathering had been utterly tame. Thjp slate was arranged by the nominating committee just before the convention was called to order by Thomas F. McAvoy. chairman of the Executive Committee of the organization. The Executive Committee met at 5 o’clock and appointed the Nominating Committee, which met and adjourned until 7. Then for an hour and a half the positions were juggled about. Swan, finally down as a nominee for the General Sessions bencn, was first put for-waxd as a candidate for City Court. Then Frank Garvan, the Assistant Dis--qrict Attorney^ was discussed as a pos-eibllltx. Ten minutes.before the convention met. however, the whole ticket was known, with the exception of the name Of John Vincent McAvoy, whose nomlna-.tlon constituted the one surprise, of the evening^ Mr. McAvoy is a son oi the Tammany leaner, Thomas F. McAvoy. John J. Delany, former Corporation Counsel, was appointed temporary Chairman and later made permanent Chairman. Throughout the proceedings he held a lypswritten programme m his hand and followed It closely. He first recognized Daniel F. Cohalan, who offered the following resolution, which was unanimously adopted: Tke Democracy of New York County reaf-flrBie the platform adopted by th* Smie Con-vMtloa in Buffalo laet year. We approve, tiM» actkm ot our representatlves In the State Committee in attempting to make elimination of «Al pariieanebip In the choice of Judges a permanent feature of our Judicial system. The zefusal of l^ublican managers to join In a movement «o essential to the maintenance of imbllc oonOdence in the judiciary by refusing to laeet or confer with the Democratic committee we denounce os an unwmthy attempt to make party capital at the expefise of the highest interests of the State. While aur anxiety to effect this Important ifoita In political procedure is proved by the etlon fsk*»» iMt Friday, we do not shrink ^om Itenging tno verilet of the people upon Kslty w the Democratic Party to select refoita acUc tH ths Democratic Party to select up-ySy, capable, and faithful Judges. The his-tesy of contests over the selection of Judges In tMs stty for twenty-ttve years has been the »traíale of believers in a non-partisan judiciary, to secure the re-eleotton of Judges orig-toally nomlnateU by Tammany Hall, and whose oaadtdatures In the first instance had frequent--ly been the object of violent attaeks. The same tevotloa to the public Interests which hae won for Judges selected by .this organization the nmcHoaay unanimous approval of the people ■ ai^many recurring eloetlons ws pledge on behalf 5 til» candtdatni named by this convention to- DIractly following this R. Bumham Moffatt. In nonJnating Mr. Gerard for » Suprmne Court, declared emphaticai-th» seake of the convention was ; a non-partisan judiciary ticket was always would be an fmpossiblllty. Gerard is a son-hi-law of the late as*.**»«!« i^y, ami owns a house at New-SmL He is prominent in societo, and fia member or the law firm of Bowers Jk Sands. He Is 40 years old, a graduate «f Columbia, and a member of the Tam-muar Iaw Committee. ^ — iward Swan was nominated by Munlc-Court Justice George Roesch and the lation was Seconded' by James D. ielland. When the latter* s name yas mlied some one shouted, " Where’s Í? ’* Alfred J. Tally nominated Mr„ who is an Assistant Corporation >unseL having held that office for the fmmt fourteen years. He Is 41 years old a graduate of Harvard. Jeremiah T. mey put Mr. Mulqueen In nomtna-Mt. Mulqueen is 4ÜS years old and a .Xoffi к FRANCIS JOSEPH ILL Conti nuout Coughing Cause« Pear of Pneumonia. •Special Cable to Тя® New York Timbb. VIENNA, Oct. 9.—There Is much uneasiness over the condition of the Emperor. Francis Joseph’s illness Is not very serious at the present moment, but on account of his great age—he was ТГ years old in August—there is a great deal of apprehension.    ___ The Emperor coughed all last night. The doctors have forbidden him to speak. It Is reported that they fear pneumonia. Three prominent physicians were In consultation to-day. All they would say afterward was that the greatest care was necessary. The Emperor Is ^ Schbnbrunn Castle, suffering- from what Is described as bronchial catarrh. Yesterday the temperature of his Majesty was 101 degrees. This evening It was 102%. The Emperor’s condition became worse after the strain of the long audiences accorded yesterday to the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and the Hungarian Interior Minister, Count An-drassy. Dr. Wekerle, the Hungarian Premier, was to see the Kaiser to-day In view of the opening of. Parliament to-morrow, and the news that he has returned to Budapest without an audience has created the greatest uneasiness. An official bulletin Issued to-night says that his Majesty’s catarrh is better, but that his ¡coughing is worse and that he will be compelled to take better care of himself. The bulletin says the Emperor has not been able to receive the Ministers to-day, and Indicates that the programme for the approaching entertainment in Vienna of the King and Queen of Spain will have to be modified. STRIKeTn BUDAPEST TO-DAY, Everything to be Closed—150,000 Demonstrators Arrive. Bpeciai Cable to Thb Nisw York Timbs. VIENNA. Oct.‘9.—Remarkable preparations are being made for to-morrow’s universal suffrage demonstration in Budapest, in view of the strike of all wюrkmen for the day, and fears of collisions with the 150,000 demonstrators who have arrived in the Hungarian capital from 177 different towns of the kingdom. A Socialist organ to-day states that the milk depots will remain open till 10 À. M. and supply milk to the hospitals. Otherwise everything must be closed. Hotel visitors are In a plight, as all caf6s and restaurants will be closed owing to the waiters being on strike. No shops will open, for the tradesmen fear the interference of the Socialists. In view of the possibility of disorder between the strikers and " blacklegs,’’ the factories are guarded by soldiers, and the hospitals have prepared for the reception of casualties. Count Andrassy declared to-day that he purposed introducing at once in the Hungarian Parliament a bill providing universal suffrage for Hungary, and that consequently the demonstration planned by the Socialists would be like " breaking In an open door.” RAOIUMEFFftCES BIRTHMARKS Discovery Causes Seneetion Among Parle Doctors—Method Painless. Special Cable to Thb Nbw York Times. PARIS, Oct. 9.—Two of the foremost physicians of Paris, Drs. Wickham and Degrals, have created a sensation at the Academy of Mediotoe by a report on their discovery of fT method of removing birthmarks by the action of radium. Such marks have hitherto been believed to be Indelible. The new method has proved equally successful in the cases of adults and children. The marks are effaced by the simple application of a plane surface covered with vamish containing radium. The action is regulated by the length and frequency of the applications. A series of watercolors exhibited at the Academy showed the gradual dls-appearanoe of birthxMui» subjected to the treatment until not the slightest trace of the disflgurerment remained. The applications are absolutely painless. The treatment may be applied to an Infant during sleep. The doctors add that the birthmarks most easily cured are those w hich are^ most hifl^y colored. FIGHT IN THE WALDORF. It Took Nine Men to Subdue Quest Charged with Intoxication. A man who. gave the name of John J. Jones, out whose Initials a« shown by his hat band are M. R. C., was arrested late last night on a charge of intoxication after a fight In the Waldorf-Astoria. " Jones " came Into the hotel soon before midnight/ He ‘became boisterous and House Detectives Smith and Hlb-ble tried to subdue him and called to their aid six of the waiters in the café. Policeman Drexl«r of the West Thirtieth' Street Station joined them and the man College gradate. The only off^    finally subdued and taken to the it has held was the trusteeship of the j poUce station. Is ^    Court    i    ^    I    "    Jones    •’    was    In    evening    dress,    and EfcCarew nominated Judge 0’Dwy.i.5^,l4en questioned at the poUee station *    "    *    ^    gave    an    addrtos    In    Riverside    Drive, which, together with the name he gave, the police , believe to be fictitious. LOSITANIA BREAKING ALL OCEAN BEC0RD5 At Present Speed She Should Be Here at Midnight. To-night. ONE DAY'S RUN §17 Kf^OTSn Smashing Deutschland’s Record of 601 Knots—Her Average It 24,21 Knots for the Run from Queenetown. ON BOARD THE LUSITANIA, Wednesday, Oct. 9, by Wireless Telegraph, via Cape Race, N. P., Oct. 9 — At 9 o’clock to-night the. Lusitania was in latitude*43.24 north and Jongl-tude 58.41 west. Prom noon Jo-day the steamer has covered 216 knots, an average of 24 knots an hour. She Is now 2,072 knots from Daunt’s Rock, and 708 knots from Sandy Hook Lightship. The average for this entire distance has been 24.21 nautical miles an hour. At this rate^'Of speed it Is possible she may reach the Lightship by midnight Thursday, or even a few minutes earlier. The weather to-night is j^lear and the sea smooth. The steamer Is being driven. ON BOARD THE LUSITANIA, via Cape Race, N. F., Wednesday, Oct. 9.— At noon to-day, Wednesday, the Lusitania was in latitude 44.40 north and longitude 54 west, having run 617 nautical miles since noon yesterday, averaging 24.76 knots per hour. For six. hours during this run a fog prevailed, with a fresh southwest wind. 'The run of 617 miles beats the Lusitania’s world’s record of 608 miles made between noon Monday and noon yesterday. From the Special Coanespondent of Thb New York Txmbs pn Board the Lusitania. ON BOARD THE. I/USITANIA, Oct. 8, by Wireless Telegraph to Cape Race, Oct. 9.—The Lusitania at noon to-day completed a new world’s record for one day’s run, having gone 608 miles since Monday noon. The best previous one day’s run was jtiade by the Deutschland of 601 miles in 1901. The Lusi-tania’a rSCord^uh was made through very ^cpng * northwest winds and rough seas. A better run is expected to-morrow. The weather Is clear and fine. The speed has averaged, from Queestown, 23.8 knots an hour. The remarkable run Is duo to the excellent work of engineer superintendent and additional stokers. Our position at noon to-day was latitude 48,38 north and longitude 40.10 west. VANDERBILT WEDDING DEC. 4. Date Later Than Was Expected— Bride’s Mother Will Live in Europe. Special to Tkt New York Timet. NEWPORT, R. I, Oct. 9.—The marriage of Miss Gladys Vanderbilt to Count Szechenyl of Hungary will not take place as early as expected. From excellent authority It was learned to-day that the wedding has been set for Wednesday, Dec. 4, and will be at The Breakers. Mrs. Vanderbilt has decided to postpone her daughter’s Wedding until after the usual time for the departure of the Summer resldeiits from Newport. The guests will make special trips to Newport, and The Breakers, Oaklai^d Farm, and Sandy Point Farm, as well as some of the fashionable boarding houses, wUl be kept open for the entertainment of the visitors. .This will follow the precedent of the marriages of Alfred G. Vanderbilt to Miss Elsie French and of Reginald v<i \ itIXClGr“' Wit to Miss Kathleen Neilson, both of which were in Newport, out of tfi^ regular season.    ' For both of these weddings the V*an-derbllt reafdences were opened for the reception of guests, but In the case of the marriage of Miss Vanderbilt The Breakers will be kept open throughout the Autumn, until the ceremony is performed, the Vanderbilts spending Thanksgiving here. It is understood that shortly after her daughter’s wedding Mrs. Vanderbilt will go to Paris, where she has entered Into negotiations for the purchase of a large chateau, and that she will hereafter spend the greater part of the year In Europe, coming to, Newport only for a short time each Summer, and possibly not at all some years. SEARCH VANDERBILT GROUNDS Trail of Burglars at Biltmore^ed Straight to House. Special to The New York Times. ASHEVILLE. N. C.. Oct. 9.-The grounds of George W. Vanderbilt were again invaded to-day and searched by officers with bloodhounds,* following an attempt made at an early hour this morning to rob Blltrtnore Village, by chloro-fomlng the residents. This is the second attempt of the kind within the last two weeks, and the second time the Blltmore grounds have been searched. One of the trails led” direct to Biltmore House. A number of residences were robbed before officers arrived. Another trail was found leading across the Swan-nonoa river at Blltmore. The Vanderbilts are In Paris, and the keepers of the grounds and house could throw no light on the affair. The chase, which lasted for ten or twelve hours, was without result.__ ALMOST BLIND, DRIVES AUTO. BANK OF FRANCE AFTER OÜR GOLD Offer to Pay Interest in Transit ' Sends Exchange Near to Shipping Point. WANTS CASH FOR ÔUR DEBTS Our Bankers Doing Their Best to Prevent Shipments, but Bills of Exchange Are Scarce. A lati jsteln. jroner Julius Harburger made the sec- i and livened the convention ЖГс speech and livened th© convention | tfie by recounting the history of ious iMiiBlattve bilk and attacking Wealthy Woman a Thief. Speetel to The New York Times. CHICAGO, m.. Oct ».-Mr. Ibrelyn тай *Úie Judus Iscariots, weTl carry I Romadka,, wife of a Mllwmukne mllUoa- rimoted Harburger, to the in-ielight of his audience, " and then fi« man will be made analler in na!4tot\ chair that e%'er the very It man ever sat in." ’s Bams was plased ba-Jon by John Schurman;    City МляШхоЛ» Flaeöte aire, confesses to the'police that shd has robbed at least six fashioxmMe homes in Chicago ol jéw^. Her accos^ico te a negro ex-coBvlct. the jpoUoe h«vs re^v-ered 15,000 worth of diamonds, and are locking tor moro. ^    ^    , BS ii ON BOARD THE LUSITANIA, Oct. 8. via Cape Race and North Sydney, N. S., Oct. 9.—The average speed of the Lusitania was 24.32 knots for the first twelve hours of the day, with a beam swell and light airs prevailing. For the second twelve hours a fresh northwest wind was encountered, with a beam sea. 9 o’clock to-night the Lusitania is in ude 47 degrees north and longitude 45.20 degrees west, and is going at the rate of twenty-five knots an hour. The weather is clear and the sea is smooth. The Cunard Line officials In New York received two dispatches- from Capt. J. C. Watt of the Lusitania yesterday which showed that the liner was smashing all records. The first one received early In the morning stated that the Lusitania had made 608 miles in the twenty-four houYs ending Tuesday noon at an average speed of 24.32 knots. The second dispatch, received yesterday afternoon from the Captain, stated that she was 924 miles east of Sandy Hook at 10 A. M. yesterday, and had made an avers^e qpeed of 24.76 knots for the past twenty-two hours, which would give her a run of 617 miles for the twenty-four hours ending at *ioon yesterday. Vernon H. Brown, general manager and agent of the Cunard Line in America, did not appear at all surprised to hear that the Lusitania had made this run yesterday, and said that she had not been driven. " I cannot make out," said Mr. Brown, " where all the reports come from that the I«usifania is being driven to make a record this trip. It would-be ridiculous to try and make a record with a steamer on her second voyage, liie Lusitania is just jogging along now and will reach Sandy Hook, I suppose, about one hour before ^yligtit Friday morning. "When the Cunard offclals feel the time Is ripe, then you will see what the Lusitania can really do in the way of speed. The tide Is early on the morning qf the 11th, and sIm ought to be up to her pier about 9 o’clock In the mornii«." LUSlTANtA PLEASES LONDON.V Newffwpen Think Sh* W(ll Wrcsl Blue Ribbon from the Qsrmanq. LONDON, Oct. 10.—The Cunard Steamship Company has issued an official notice calling attenfion to the record run of the Lusitania on her present trip between Liverpdt#and New York, «17 ngu-tlcal miles in a nanttcal day, and great satisfaction with this achievement Is expressed in shipping clr^lee.    '    - Commenting on this record the newspapers to-day declare that Great Britain to now likely to' regain the blue ribbon of the Atlantic fqom Germany. It pointed out in Livetfool that the Lqsf-tanfa has now made the fsateat maiden voyage acroes the Atlantic, the fastest I j iand to land voyage, and the biggeet sin- ‘ gle day’s run ever accompliirtied by any .steamer, and little, doubt to fMt now that she will have no difficulty In meeting the rbqutoaments which govern the Oovem-ment subsidy.    ^ This, however, does not depend upon trip: the contract atiputo^ oidr tYM ahe to to gvsrp«« « #tod of 2^ knoto on a rsMxiA voyage whhls a ytSt of entering the service. Idea that the Lusitania must ac- Dr. Sherrill, Burned by Explosion of Travels Three Miles. special to The New York Times. STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 9.—Almost totally blind from burns In the eyes received by an explosion of gas Indaie automobile, Dr. George Sherrill of this city drove his car from Collender’s Point to his house here to-night, a distance of three miles. He is under, treatment by Dr. Dean Foster, an eye specialist, who says the eyesight will be preserved. There was a leakage In the gas generator of the motor car, and the car did not run well. Dr. ShWlll lighted a match to find out the trouble. There occurred an explosion and a tongue of flame flashed into his face, fris face was badly burned, both eyes suffering. Dr. Sherrill insisted on driving home after the damage was repaired. The drive probably was the most torturous one he ever took. In the darkness he could just make out objects, but when light struck his eyes he had to stop the cflir and rest. He was a long time making the journey, and it was only by a remarkable dle>Iay of nerve that he stood the strain. DR. BUCKFORD HURTBŸ AUTO Episcopal Delegate Knocked Down by Robert C. Pruyn’s Machine. Special to The New York Times. RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 9.—Dr. L. M. Blackford, principal of the Episcopal High School and a prominent delegate to the Episcopal convention, was run into by a touring car belonging to Robert C. Pfuyn of Albany and knocked down while crossing Grace Street in front of St. Paul’s Church this morning at ten o’clock. He received painful Injuries about the face and head, but was not seriously hurt. The chauffeur, J. H. Foster, was arrested and bailed by Police Commissioner Maiming- Bishop Nelson Was In the car when it struck Dr. Blackford and immediately went to his assistance. Word was sent into the church that a member of the House of Deputies had been injured br killed and a prayer was offered for-his recovery. Mr. Pruyn has taken Gov. Willard’s residence and is entertaining a number of prominent churchmen here. STRUCK BY E. H. GARY'S AUTO? Pblice Story of Accident at Waldorf Varies from Spectators’ Versloii. Edward Kelly of 431 West Thirty-fifth Street Was injured by an auto in front of the Waldorf-Astoria ï^el last night. Two versions of the accident were given, one by the-police of the West Thirtieth Street Station, and the other by men who carried Kelly to Bellevue I^ospltal suffering from orulaes and Internal injuries. The police said Kelly was Yk^ding on the running board of an automobile owned by Elbert H. Gary of the United States Steel Coiporation, who Uvea at the Waldorf, and drivén by Joaeph Ryan of 124 West Ilfty-olghth Street. The machine, the police say, suddenly started, and Kelly was thrown beneath the wheels. Friends who picked up ifae injured man before the police arrived carried him off in a cab, and up to a late hour last night the police did not ' know Kefiy was in Bellevue.    .    ,    — Kelly was removed in a cab owned by. G. H. Moss of 163 East Seventieth Street. Moss and others said Kelly wцм talking to a cabman ,Urben an automobile, which . was going w^t on Tthirty-fourth Street St a livély rat«, struck him and hurled him fifteen feet. Two men and two women werè*in Ùiè màcMne. which did not st<to- International banking houses which, a w’eek ago considered gold exports to Paris out of the question this Fall were brought face to face with the possibility of shipments to the French capital yesterday by cables from Paris announcing that the Bank of Prance was again offering inducements to secure gold. Foreign exchange rates moved in such fashion that actual shipments were less than qne-six-teenth of a point away, and this small margin may, of course, be overcome at any moment. Exchange rates have been steadily rising for several days. This puzzled banking houses so much that yesterday one institution which has in the past participated in export:^ to Paris cabled its correspondent In th& c city to know the attitude of the Bank of France. Word came back that the French bank was again willing to pay interest on gold In transit. This means, of course, that the bank, which has been coptesting with the Bank of England for all the gold laid down from South Africa for seveml weeks, is still anxious to build up Its resources and to do so is willing to take gold from this country in spite of the unsettled money and business' conditions now prevailing here. Sentiment played no part In the bank’s programme, according to a member of this banking house, who added: “ Our debts’ in France are now maturing dally in considerable volume, and that country wants payment in money. Con-ditloiiB there are close and bankers are unwilling to extend obligations even at higher interest rates, so that a rise in money here will prove of no help. New York City revenue warrants placed In France-some time ago are toming due and payment is demanded. " In order to' make such payments bapkers have either to buy exchange or if exchange cannot be obtained to pay In gold. Bills of exchange are exceed-inkly scarce, as the rise of the last few days shows, the reasons for this scarcity being the refusal of Europe to takq our finance bills this Fall and the failure of cotton and other commodities to move toward Europe In sufficient volume to provide biUS/ W© were--4ses*«vday practically at -the point wherq remittances might have been made moré cheaply in gold than In exchange, but our bankers are aware of the unsettlement which gold exports might cause, and are going to pay. a little more for exchange if they can thus save shipping gold. "As a matter of business, however, no banker can afford to pay too much In this fashion for exchange, and unless bills come forward In considerable volume and very quickly there sterns to be nothing In sight but gold remittances to Paris. The Bank of France plainly wants such remittances, and it may be able to influence them.’’ WOMAN DROWNED IN SOUND. Believed to be Grace Albln—Carried a Matrrmontal Advertisement. Special to The New Yo*-k Times. STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 9.—The body of a'good-looklng woman about 25 years old, who Is believed to be Grace Albin, was washed ashore at Shlppan Point late last night- The riace and back were bruised probably by coming in contact with stones.“" The body was dressed in a black skirt and white shirtwaist. A man’s coat was over the shirtwaist. The body had been in the water about thirty hours and on it was found the card of Capt. D. W. Cobb, Jr., of Volunteers of America, No. 10 Washington street. New London, Conn. On the back of this card was written. Grace Albin, and the address was the same. The description,^ of Grace Albih> tallies with that of. the drowned woman. Tvritten on a flyleaf of a Prayer Book found on the dead woman was the name Of Miss Albin of 34 Itonk Street, New London. A newspaper Clipping of a matrimonial advertisement was also found on her. The woman described In the ad-ventisement was probably the dead woman.    * There was a'heavy storm in the Sound Tuesday morning, and a woman was lost when the coal barge Pottsvilie went down off Captain’s Island. Two men, who were with her, were saved by the crew of the towboat and were landed at Port-chester. There they said they did not know the name of the woman who was drowned. They went to New York, and their names were not learned. NEW LONDON, Conn., Oct. 0.—Grace Albin was known here as the wife' of Arthur Angelí. She had not lived with her husband for many months, having spent most of her time while there with her- mother at the Bank Street address. Three weeks ago she left New London, her mottosr says, and since that time has been aboard a barge plying between New York and here. D. W. C<^b.......  —    i on the car<l was at one time a Captain of the Volunteers London. Jr., whose name appeared of America in New FRICK’S OPTION EXTENDED. /_ Decides Not to Purchase Lenox Library Building Now—Delay on^New Library. Henry C. Frick’s option^n thé Lenox Library Building was ©¿tended for a year yesterday by the Tmsteel’jxf the Astor library. Mr. Frick’s former option on building had just expired. He noti-ftod the Trustees that he had decided not to purchase the buüdlng at present, but would like an extens^n of his option. At yesterday’s meeting of the Trustees Jt was made known that the new Ubrary building on Fifth Avenue wfl^ not bte ready for occupancy for three y«irs. The report stated that work on the new Mbrary has^ot progressed as rapidly as had been expected. The trustees were notified that Controller Metz hâs signed a contract for the oosmletkm of the toterlor three yea» from date. Five Camc#e brandies bavs been s;№d dur- *^wêrd^. Shdion was    » Cf    vacauoy    made    by    the THREE MINUTES TO HAVANA. To Send a Telegram When New Postal Cable Is Laid, Mr. Nally Says. Vice President Nally of the Postal Company made the announcement yesterday that the submarine cable which the company is constructing from Havana to this city will (be completed on Wednesday next. The cable laying steamer Silvertown, which laid the Pacific cable. Is doing the work. The New York temiinal will be at Coney Island. " The cable will be working In about two weeks," Mr. Nally said. " Then instead of thirty minutes being consumed It will take three minutes tp irond a message to Havana,"_ ^ TERMINAL FIGHT SEULED. V-- Hill'Morgan and Harrlman Interests Get Chicago Transfer Road. It was reported from Chicago last night that the long controversy In the courts over the Chicago Terminal Transfer Company had been settled. Under the terms of the settlement it was said B. H. Harriman and the Hill-Morgan Interests, by virtue of the Baltimore & Ohio holdings, will get possession of the Grand CMitrol Station In Chicago, nearly 300 miles of tracks, valued at $SB,-000,000. One result of the settlement will be that the Burlington, Hill's road, will abandon the Unlop Station in Chicago for theUrand Central. PRESIDENT HAS BUSY DAY. An Ideal Time to Get a Bear, Louisiana Residents Say. * O’HARA SWITCH, near Stamboul, Ito., Oçtî 9.—Not since early morning nave any tidings been received from the Presto dent’s hunting camp, and that was confined to a mere statement that preparations had been for a busy <tsy. The best local judges of the ccmditlons express their opinion that the- day must have been one of activity. If not of results. The rain had left a faultless sky and the temperature was all that could be desired, neither too hot nor too cool. These circumstances taken with the softened conditlcm of the ground, the residents say, should make It possible for a party who go well equipped to get a bear if there Is one in the Bayou Tensas. Official business is so quiet that Secretary Latta found It possible to close the temporary White House at the Shields residence for the afternoon and go out for a pecan hunt. DR. LAWRENCE Wlf^SUIT. .Physician Cannot Charge Rich Man More Than Poor One. Special to The New York Times. ST. LOUIS, Oct 9.-The suit of Dr. M. P. Morrell of this city against Dr. Joseph J. Lawrence of New York for $16,-000 for professional services rendered Dr, Lawrence’s spn, Frank, aged 42; In New York, from June 1 to July 11, 1902, was terminated to-day by the filing of a stipulation for dismissal in the Circuit Court here, by wfiieh the plaintiff must pey^ the costs and accept fi$,000, the anmunt originally offered by defei^ant. In 1903 Judge O’Neill Ryan set aside the verdict of a jury for $12,666 for the plaintiff as excessive, and the Supreme Court sustained Judge .Ryan’s decision, holding that, a man of great wealth should not be required to pay more for medical services than a poor man. YALE STUDENTS FIGHT POLICE Resist Attempt to Put Out Fire Started 'bn a Bridge. NEW HAVEN, Oct! 9.—Yale students in a riot on Temple Street, in front of " Sheff Freshman Row,’’ to-night tore down street lamps and piling them with boards against the bridge over the Northampton branch of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, set the pile on fire, thereby holdlhg up trains and traffic. Only the arrival of a squad of twenty police, who tore the’ burning pile apart, saved the bridge. Two policemen were slightly hurt In the encounter with the students. Four arrests were made.    ^ CHICAGO TRAIN~1n ACCIDENT. Local Runs Into It and Injures Five Persons. PITTSBURG. Oct, 9.—The Chicago special, from New York tO Chicago, on the Pennsylvania Railroad, met with an accident to-night at Pitcairn, Penn., a few miles east of this city, and five persons wère injured. A hot journal on the locomotive of Train No. 25 necessitated the renewal of engines and the train was pulled from the main track at Pitcairn until the change could be made. A local passenger train approached the networK of tracks, and the engineer did not notice, until he was a few rods away, that the rear Pullman coach of the through train stood directly across his path._ MORE ART TREASURES GONE. I    .    "    ---- Opérations of Antoine Thomas Enriched American Collectloiis. SAINT GERMAIN-EN-LAYB, France, Oct. 0.—The custodian of the library here has discovered the theft of a number of valuable manuscripts. These robberies are attributed to Antoine Thomas. CLERMONT-FERRAND, France, Oct. 9,—Numerous fresh robberies having been dtoeovered In the D^artment of^Puy-de-i^me. the judicial authorities have de-'^cided to centralize the Thomas case here, and consequently the orders to transfer Its hearing to Llm(%es have been canceled.    \ The police to-day obtained evidence which goes to show that Thomas is responsible for the theft of the famous crown from Mont St Michel. PARIS. Oct. ».-“The T^mps, semi-official, referring to-day to the confession I of Antoine Thomas- of Clermont-Ferrand, who has admitted having stolen the famous cope of Orth from i^he Church of Amberaa« near Limoges, says has Information confirming the reported existence of-an orgànized gang of piil^rs of churches, muséums, and chateau*, not only In Frïutce but throughout the Con- pmrrons,* the Temps add«, operate TRACTIOil PAID WHITNEY DEBTS Widener, Dolan, and Elkins Estate Thus Explain Brady Checks for $111,652.7& NOT IN FERRY ROAD DEAL Each Loaned Whitney $100,000 and Didn’t Know Whence tha Cash for Repayment Came. FORMAL DENIALS ISSUED Confer with Counsel In PhiladetphI« After Reading Brady’s Testimony In the Traction Inquiry Horo. ^ These penroim,* the Temps add«, operate for a powerful intemaüonal group of an-titouariim«, who find it easy to dtoposs In England and America. 1 the tolter country* where.'* _iye, "collector» are not i«r- Special to Tho New York Times. PHILADELPHIA, Oct. «.-The charge« that P. A. B. Widener, 'WUIiam L. BOdmk , and Thomas Doton of thhi oBr shnMd la the $715,000 squeezed out of the Metro« poUtan Seeitrittoe Company eauoed a s«n^,: sation In the flnanctaJ quarter hers to* | day. Messrs. Wtdoirer and Doton paid , ririts to thrir legal eonnsel «ariy in the | day, and long (»naultatlona foUowsdL ’ PlnaUy, at 9 o’clock to-nlgdÎ a «tate- j ment. pri4>ared as im answMr to the i charges nmde on tl^e stand yesterdir hy. • Anthony N. Brady hwtan the Folitfo| Service Commission in Ksw Tsfiq wna^ issued to the ^ewspaptra, Zt was heaGidi | " Statement ot Kesors. Doton and i Widener and of the Blktna Bamrn tofUi j reference to Melfosxditaii 8eotnritSeMto«»H pany*” Mr. Dolan’s sUtemsnt waa an    i " Reftfring to file tesfinway of Mki < A. N. Brady before the New Tofk FMto I lie Service Commlsston on Oct. I desire to stgte the fasta so iaSHk/ht am concerned: " On the 20tli of January, 1900, «A Cb« request of the late Mr. WllUam C. ney I loaned him $100^000 and seat him a check for thi^ amount. " Op the 23d of May, 1900, this joaa. with interest, amounting to ’ $111.682171. was repaid me In a'^"h(roS'1»T Mr. JL N. Brady, as to thé origin Of which X Itod not knowledge or information, s«it me In a letter of which the following to a copy; >    y Now York. May 22, ISOX Dear Mr. Dolan—I fnclc«« herewith check of Mr. Anthony N. Brady to your order la settlement of loan matter. Kindly sdcnewledt-receipt. Very truly yours, [Signed.]    H.    M.    FRANCIS. Thomas Dolan, Bsq-. U. G. I. Building, Philadelphto, Penn. " To this I acknowledged the recojpt of this repayment in. a letter dated May 2S, 19tt2, of which the following is a copy: r Philadelphia. Penn., May 28, IMS. Mr. H. M. Francis,    I Dear Sir—Your letter of May 22, 1002, was duly received with Mr. Anthwiy N, Brady check, inclosed for $111,^78. in settteoaam of loon matter. Thanking you for same. Yours respectfully, [Signed.]    THOMAS    DOULN, Per C. Latourett, Sac'y. "Neither In that Instance nor In any other did I or have I at any time ra-celved, directly* or indirectly. In any manner, shape, or fo^'m from the Metropolitan Securities Company any ton- . sidération other than such as every other . stockholder received according to bis ' holdings of shares. (Signed) "THOMAS DOLAN. " Oct. 9. 1907." Mr. Widencr’B statement was as follows; " Referring to the statement of Mr. Brady, I desire to add on my own behalf ; a statement that at about the same time of Mr. Dolan’s mfi^ng a loan of $100,009 ’ to the late William C. Whitney I mada ! one of similar amount. This was returned to me by Mr. Whitney on thé 22d day of May, 1902,# and’was credited by me at; that time fas payment of principal and Interest of loan. "I was not aware of the origin of the check paid. I have never, directly or indirectly, in'any way, shape or form, received from the MetropoUtfn Securities Company any consideration other than ouch as every other stockholder received according to his holdings of shares. " P. A. B. WIDENER^ " Oct. 9, 1907." ’ R, P. Bower, an executor of William L Elkins on behalf of the estate, made ths following statement: " As accountant of the late William L. Elkins, I entered on hW account books, on the 19th day of January, 1900, charie of $m000 against William C. Whitney. " On the 23d day’ of May, 1902. in the same account, I entered , a credit of $100,(X)0, and, at that tluxe, closed the account with this ad^tlon: "And interest, $^,682.78, A. N. Brady check. "R. F. BROWER. " Oct. 9. 1907." Soon after these statements were issued, to thb press as news copies were sent t^ the Phltodclphla newspapers and telegraphed %6 the New York newspapers as advertisements. Thomas F. Ryan, when told lost night of the ahor» stotcanehts. decllasdto ***• cuss them hi any way. Paul D. p«i ccnmMl for the IntsrtKwrongh-Mei ;