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THE BOSTON OLOBE-SATURP A Y. MAY 8. 1915 OilUSltANIk AFTER IAARRIA6E IN BOSTOH Mr and Mrs Stewart S. Mason Were on Way to Live in Suffolk, Eng. ished Just before he loft Spring snrt U was published on the «v« of his sailing. THREE FROM LOWELL. Mrs Worden Wa* to Bring Mother From Ireland — Mrs Richardson Cancel« Pastage. ! LOWELT j , May '-Lowell was represented in the T.usitania passeiiKer list by Mrs Charles E. Worden of 137 Riverside at, Walter Dawson, formerly cm- plojrd by the T,owell Blcai'hcrv (’oin- pany. and possibly 5tU'hae1 Broderick, Mr« Worden’s father died last February in ClonakiUy. Ire, and she was on the way to bring her mother hark to I.owell. Mr Worden sajs Ids wife would not have remained on the steamer tf she had known of the warning of the Ger- mnn Amhnssndor that the vesss was to be torpedoed. Mrs Worden, who is 6,v vear« old, has three brothers and two ^'w^aUer Dawson had been in thiscouii- trv about two years. Two weeks ago hla wife and child sailed for England. Ills home is In Klland. Torkshire. U is uncertain whether Michael Brod- Biirk of North BiMorlca w-as on the Lusitania. He intended to jom his wile )n Ireland, bul some fnends say he ^ «\Ued on an .Vmerican Liner. , ( Mrs Mary F. Ilicimrdaon. 'Jii® m- te ided to anil next week for Lngland. bVformed a local pa.sscnger agencv to ntght that she would cancel her passage CAPT SECCOMBPS CHILDREN Miss Elizabeth and Her Brother Percy Lived at Hawthorne’« Home in Concord. Up to three weeks ago Mias Elizabeth 8ccconibe and her brother. Percv Sec- eombe, two of the ra8.scnger8 on the T.usitania. lived with their mother. Mrs W, P. Seccombe, in "The Wayside," the old home of Nathaniel Hawthorne, the poet, in Concord. Mrs Seccomhe. who Is the Cant M', S. Seccombe of the (. unard Line, is now at her Summer borne In reterboro, N II. „ k «,,« ia Miss Elizabeth Serrombe is about TO years old and her J® about 21. Capt Seccombe, the father, was captain of the Cunarder Cephalonla when that steamship made hei- maiden trip to this country in 1SS3. For many vears he commanded her on her trips I across from this port and was well I known to many Bostonians I the Atlantic with him. He died a few j years ago. ___________ SEVERAL RHODE ISLANDERS. SOME WELL-KNOWN MEN WHO SAILED ON THE LUSITANIA DOUBLE LIFE imARGED Two Claim to Be Widow of Leach. .'m Tangle Follows Railway Man’s Death In Worcester. Never Divorced, Roxbury Woman Declares, t liAh; hi T'l^, rinj \vi iKlit. .JCFElhl) <i. VANDtCnUlbl' Mult! MlUlonfllrr. (Cop.Trlftht hy H Scheryee.) El.BRK T HUBBARB. K»*ayt»t «nd .lournalist. MRS STEWART SOUTHAM MASON. ULIVHK P. 1U:1(N.4RD. Opera lloi!** Artist. JU.STUS MILES FORMAN, Author of "The Hyphen." GL'NKV TAFT <lf Needham. CH.\RLES F- T.AI'RIAT .IR Of Boston. RICHARD R. FREEMAN 3B Of Wollaston. LÜTHROP WITHlMl'rON of Newburytwrt. Bride, Who Was Miss Leste Hawthome Lindsey, Fofmeriy Gave Danchis Exhibitions. Mr and Mrs Stewart Southam Mason | fL,eslie Haw thorn© Inndsey), both of i whom were passengers on the Lusitania, j were married in Emmanuel Church, j Bo.ston, on M’ednesday, April 21. | Mrs Mason is the daughter of Mr and Mrs 'William Lindsey of 22o Bay State I road, at whose home a large reception was held after the. ceremony. Mrs Mason is a member of the Vincent Club and has been prominent for several vears in the theatricals of that or- ■ganlzation, as well as in many other amateur dramatic productions. She is a beautlfuLftoucer and has often given exhibition and fancy dSbces and charitable entertainments. Mr Mason is the son of Mr ajnd mrs Herbert Wilberforce Mason of Manor J louse, Sproughton, Ipswich, Eng. He graduated from Christ tiollege, Oxford, with the class of 1906- Mr Mason came from England in April to claim his j bride, accompanied by her brother. Kenneth Lindsey, iiarvard, ’10, who is now] In charge of his father’s London office. Mr and Mrs Mason sailed on the Imsl- tania on their way to their home, which Is io be at Rlverdale. Woodbridge, Suffolk. Eng. ________ LOTHROP WITHINGTON. Lusitania Passenger Native of Newbury—Had Spent Much Time Abroad— Genealogical Student. Lothrop Withington. a passenger aboard the Lusitania, is a New England man. despite the fact that he spent much of his life abgoad. He was born in Newbury, Mass, about 50 years ago, and is a brother of David L. Wlthlngton of Honolulu, father of Lothrop and Paul Withlngton, the famous Harvard athletes. David Withlngton is at present In Boston. Lothrop Withlngton is also a brother l\ of Arthur Withlngton and Anne With­ lngton of Newtauryport, who is attending the peace conference at "The Hague. Leonard Withington of Newburyport is ^ M r^^ithington was a soa of Mr and Mrs .Nathan N. Withington of Newbm-y- port. both of whom died witiiin a few years. He wa.s born in Newbury and v\hpn 19 vears old went to France, whore he attendecl the lectures at the Tniver- By jiioie.sfiion Mr Witiiington is a geneologist and spent severnl months in each vear in pourltig over old (.olomai records in New ICngland. He tmun- tainecl an offlco In the .lournai Huildmg in-thls city and left Boston last week Thui'Sdav, nretJiaratory to sailing from New York a w\eek ago today. Tie had just completed an exhaustive search of old records at Salem. He was marrleri Beverai year.s ago to Miss Caroline idoyd, daughter of the noted Socialist amtior. Tltey had no children. AVhile in America. .Mr Witli- ington lived with his relatives in Now- burvport for the part. W. W. Jacques of EO Beacon st is a cousin. AUTHOR OF~‘THE HYPHEN.” Justus Miles Forman, Lusitania Passenger, Studied Painting and Then Turned to Writing. Justus Miles Forman, a Lusitania passenger, was the author of “The Hyphen,” now playing at the HolUs Street Theatre in this city. Mr Forman, who is a noted painter and author, was born in Le Roy, N A’, Nov 1, 1876, the son of Justus Miles and Mary (Cole) Forman, He was graduated from Yale in 1898. For three years he studied painting under Bouguereau and Bashchet, and then turned to writing fiction. He has contributed more than 100 short stories to Harper’s. McClure’s, the Smart Set, Ainslee's, Everybody’.« and oilier mag- ^^Froni magazine stories Mr Forman went to novels, bis works including "The Island of Enchantment,’’ “Buchanan's Wife” ".Tason," ’’Blanca’s Daughter.” "The Garden of I.ies. "Journev’s End.” "Monsigny." “Tommy Carteret" “The Ftunibling Block,” “The Unknown Lady,” "The (Ypenlitg Door” and "The Blind Spot ’ He collaborated with Sidney Grundy in dAunatizing "Tlie Garden of lúes” and wrote "Tlie Hyphen," originally produced in New York a few weeks ago Mr T'orman lives in New' York for half the year and spends the remaining si.x months in travel. His latest Qovel, “The Unknown Lady, ’ was nn- One Lusitania Passenger Wat on Way to Live In Ireland. PROVIDENCE, May 7—Several Rhode Island persons were Lusitania paseen- gers. Among them are Peter Corrigan of Crary st, this city, who after 35 years in the employ of the Providence Gas Company was on his way back to Ireland to spend th© remainder of his life; Ernest .L Burke of 541 Pine st. GenHfJ Falls, who was on his way to visit h s mother in I^ancashtre. Fm«- «nd ids brother-in-law, Harry Holden of 64 Haskell at, Manchester. Eng; H^win Moon of 722 Pine St. Central 1’alls; John (■'. Wolfenden. 623 Dexter st. Mr and Mrs Samuel Hanson, 101 lington St. Central Falls: Mr and Mrs j Arthur Candllsh of Pawtucket. I OPERA HOUSE ARTIST. Oliver P. Bernard of London Assisted in Boston Decorations. 011\er P. Bernard of London, a Lusitania passenger, was returning home after a visit with Dr and Mrs Arial Wellington George of S8 Winohe^er fet, Brookline. Dr George has an office at 359 Beacon st, Boston. Mr Bernard was 34 years old and married. He is the resident scenario artist at the Royal Opera Hou«e. Tampon, and has attained consffieraMo eminence In his profe.sston. Boston Opera House was . Bernard did some of the_sceiilc . tlons and made many friends in this I ''’yir Bernard regretted that he could ' not serve his country in a inllttary ca- I n.-icity, but because of deafness he was I rejected. ! E. F. Friend of Farmington, I NF.M Bftl'J'.'YlN. Conn. May 7—Edwin I-'.’Friend of Farmington, a Lusitania j pa.-'senger. is well known in literary elr-' I clfs. He was formerly professor in a 1 college in Boston and came to Farmington about a year ago on invitation of tliss The.odate Pope to engage in itter- aiTwork. -Miss I’ope was also a nas- senger on the Lusitania. He is under secretary of the Aincrican for l>«\chica1 Research. Mrs friend Is thought to he in Boston. Two South Hadley Falls Tourist«. SOITII HADl.EY FALT.S, May 7- 'I'wo local people passengers on the Lusitania were Mrs James Fyfe. mother (if Rev .fames Fyfe of TIolyoke, and Cjrtl j J W allace of 61 Lamb St. .Mrs | turning to Scotland from an eight' months’ visit, the last three ^ which she had sperit with ft" in-law. Robert R. hyfe of 4b„ .Maple st. Mr Wallace until recently had nocraplter at the Hendee Manufactur ng r ont Su V in Springfield and was going TO Kmrlànd to accept a (,overnment Mrs Fvfc is 5«; '.ears old. Mr Walliice is a graduate of the South Had- lev High School and charter member of tne South Hadley Council, Knights ot Columbus. ’ Four Fall River Pastengers. fall RTVBR. May 7-Among the Fall River passengers on the Lusitania are AVilliam Dewhurst of 156 Bufflnton st, Mary I.ovett of 694 3d st, Marj' Hlggln- hnttom of Franklin st and Sarah E. WooTcock of 96 Oak Grove av Mr and i,,hn rouKhltn of Butte. Mont, who Æve been Cornelius O’Neil of fiM TecumRch st. this city, also gailcd on ♦L rimsrder Mrs Coughlin is a sister îi^M. O’Neil They were on their way to live in Ireiandj ______ R. R. Freeman Jr of Wollaston. (^iUTNCY, May 7 — Richard F. Freeman Jr. son of Mr and Mrs Richard 1-^eeman of 40 Grand Mew av Wollsston, a I.usltania passenger, was bound for Siberia, where be was to he emploved as a mining engineer by British interests in copper m nes. He is about 30 vears old. attended Adams V^demv. Quincy, graduated at Boston I atm sVhool in 1906. Harvard UniVer- RiU in 19C»9 and Harvard Graduate School of Mining Engineering in 1911. From that time till last November be was em- nloved at copper mines In Ishpeming, Mich Since .November he has been pre- nnilng to go to Siberia. He is unmar- S His father is a shipping broker on Commercial st, Boston. Son of Henry Adams of Newton. newton , May- 7—Arthur Henry Adams, a Imsltanla passenger, is the foreign agent for the United States Rubber Company and for the last 15 years has ilved chiefly In Europe, his home now being in London. He is a son of Mr and Mrs Henry Adams of Hunnewell av. Newton, and with his î^vea"old son, William McMillan Adams, was returning from a visit to his parents. Mr Adams, who is about io years old. Is a graduiUe of the Massachusetts Institute of Technolop, and first went abroad as an electrical engineer. _______ Luck Family Not From Worcester. WORCESTER, May 7—Mrs A. C. Luck and her two sons, Eldredge, aged 10 and Kenneth, aged 7. reported as from. Worcester, on board the Lusitania, belong in «fill Francisco and were probably booked 'Vs from Worcester because their passage was secured through a Worcester ticket fiiTpnt at the request of the Graton fcmcht Manufacturing Company. My t nck is a traveling salesman of th© ar-iton & Knight Company and went Europe on a business trip last Jan- ukrv When his wife planned to Join him She wrote to the Worcester concern and' all the details for her sailing from New York were arranged from this city. John Moore of Manchester, Conn. MANCHESTER, Conn, May 7—John Moore, one of Manchester’s foremost athletes and for several year» manager of the Emeralds. Connecticut’s seniipro- fesslonal champions, was s pa.ssenger on the l.usitanta. He siitled Saturday to visit his parents in Belfast, .\inong those sailing with him wa.s his brother- in-law, W. D. Mitchell of Newpk. N .1 ¡ and a mil! proprietor iii I Boston. Mnthewson of the Giants had, played on Moore's team. i ON WAY T o T d ÍNT í FY WIFE. Chicago Man Heard She Was In Liverpool Almshouse — Supposed Victim of Empress of Ireland. CHICAGO, May 7 -A board the Lusitania when the liner was torpedoed were William Mounsey, his daughter and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs C. L. Lunn. Mrs Monnsey was among those reported lost when the Empress of Ireland went down in the St Lawrence River a year ago. but her body never was fotmd. Surprising messages came] recently from Liverpool. 1 hey told of a strange woman in an almsltouse, : who, in moments of rational thought, rlaimed to be a Mrs Moiinsey of ^ s'he ^lad a terrible dread of water. Mr Moiinsey and his daug'iter ■’">1’;,’,'^ law started for l.lverpoo! tn the I oi e of identifying and reclaiming ibeli wife and mother. Charles E. Lauriat of Boston. Charles E. Lauriat Jr of Boston, a passenger on the Lusitania, went abroad alone on business for the firm of i Charles E. Txiurlat & Co. of which he i 18 a junior member. He is married and 'has one child; his home, is at 31 Lln- ' naean st. Cambridge. His mother. Mis (’harles E. Lauriat. yesterdpv. M e knew, of course, of the threats that the Lusitania would he sunk, and felt tev- riblv that my son insisted He,'however, did not fear any dangei. Carlton T. Brodflick of Newton. NEWTON, May 7—Carltoii T. Brod- i1ck, a Lusitania passenger, is the son of Mr .and Mrs Alfred H. BrodrlcU of 56 Bowdoin st, Newton lltghlands. Mr Brodrick, who is about 28. S'aduatcd from Harvard in 1908 and <oi four vears lias been a mtniiiK engineer in Russia. He was return ng ihere after .spending a is Newton. The elder Mr JRiodtlok is president of the Chadwlck-Bostcin l.ead Company, wltli office.« at 16:: Congress i;t. Boston. n A. iHOMA.s, T h(3 We|*h f''«1 OpeiBtor. CIlAIir.l s'l'HDUMAN, Theatrical Mnuagcr. NOTABLE BUSINESS MEN ON LUSITANIA Mis Thoma.s T.cacli of 928 Harrison ,av, Roxbury. ciaims t<> be the lawful wife of Thomas .\. Leach, sui'crlntend en! of the Bl.acU*tonc Valley HLL-ion of iho \YOrcostcr FonsoHdatod Ptrcct Rail- wa>. who WHS Imrled in tliat citv' >eater- day afternoon. !6he says site never was divorced and at no time in her married life was any paper in a divorce action served on her. In tbs face, of this assertton. Mrs Thomas A. Leach, who lives at 210 West St. Worcester, claims she is the only widow of the street railway man. "While T did not know he was leading a. double life. I ausnected it.’’ the Roxhurv -Mr.s Leach said last night at her home. "M> dangliters iiave gone up to Worcester frequently to see their father, but at no time did lie take them to the place be \Naa living. He ajwa\s seemed nervon.s wlien ttn'v visited b.m and anxlotis that they leave as qulckl> as possible "Then, again, there can be no dtvone in the CnthoUc church. We both w-ere Catholics and were m.'irried in the *'<>'■* man Trinity Chnrcb. He was a good t'atholic when i met him first he was on the altar in old .st I bi"P •'* Chnrcti on Northampton si. aiiri bis mot her whs as line a woman as one eontd meet. . , , "For some years he worked here as ». driver for the old Metropolitan btreet Ri.ilwav. Then he began to negleet me .and he ordered to P«>' niorcv a month. He did iltis, hut it was pretty hard to get it out of him m 'times, aUhotigh 1 kttsw ‘bat '«imv ® was getting good wages, All that he sent me was a scant *•) a mnnfn. "I have never seen this woman in Worcester who savs she 1« his wlm Neither have i seen the fiaughter. Mrs l.eaeh says her husband left her ahont 30 vcats ago. She had ttiree daughters and one son. hut one dBtign tm- has died. The daughters «re Mrs Nellie W, Oihbard, with whom sin' llve.s. Mrs Florence G. Donovan of 58 ( llftoti st and the son Joseph A. T.eaeli of Northampton st. The father's name is Still on the door at the house on Hat- '^'MrV'*Gibbard corroborated Mrs I.ench in wliat she .said Iasi ntght. Mr.s Gibbard said site had \ ¡sited Worrester and talked with her fatiior. When she read in the papers of ills deatii she look a tiain and went to t!ie oflb'c of ttie atn?et 1 all way company and asked wliere ins ' bodv was. She was told that it was at I his home. ^ , __ ' When site went there she said she was confronted l>y a woman who said she was the whiow. She also met the woman's danghtct-. Mrs <^’’bbard then told the seeoltd Mrs Leach that she ' the dead m.ari’s daughter from Hoa' ton .Mrs Gibbard described the conversation thus: "When 1 told the vvoman r was his daufiliter she appeared stunned ff)i- a moment, and then .said tne least said al.qnl a matter of this kind tbe better, and T think we should keep it AS quiet as possible.’ Tbis vvoman talked as tbongh she knew- mv fathei had l>een married, but that he was a widow'er without eliildren when l»e married her, 1 nndersTsnd that no one has been able' to'locate anv marriage eate. and 1 don't know whether there ever was a marriage.’’ A Lesson of the European War Once more, among countless times, has the great food value of chocolate and cocoa been Baker’s Sweet Chocolate has always had this guarantee *‘The ingredients of this Chocolate arc guaranteed to be pure cocoas of superior c.WKoffl«« blend and sugar.*’ The genuine has this trade-mark on the package, and is made only by Walter Baker & Co. Ltd. EsMbliBh«, 178# DORCHE^R. MASS. HAS MAN IN VIEW FOR ROME'S PLACE Mayor Refuses Offer From Henry Welles Durham. New Yorker Sap City Stioyld Spend BDY KILLED IN A HST FIGHT Mitchell J. Allan of East Boston Dead. $27,500,000 lor Streets. | paraboscHe Held on a Charge of Manslaughtar. s. M. Kpox, yf- s. Hodges and H. J. Keser in List. Steel Manufacturers Went Abroad to Close War Contracts. Sidney Taft of Needham. NEEDHAM. .May 7—Sidney Taft, a second cabin pas.scngcr on the T-nsltania, lived fur the last two years at tiic home ot hl8 brother. George Taft. .332 Hilt.side av, Needham Heights, and had been a machinist in Boston. Mr laft was born In Birmingham. Eng, and was bound there for an Indefinite stay on account of Ills health. Mr Taft has a father, five brothers and two sisters. One brother. Harry Taft, is with the British troops on the Continent, and another, .Albert, is with his regiment in England. Most of the family all live in Birmingham. Eng. J. Harvey Page of Boston. J. Harvey Page of Boston, vie© president of the Mark Cross Company, who had charge of the manufacturing branch of the business In England was a passenger on the Lusitania. Mr Page was born in Boston and married Miss Cora Powers of Cambridge. He is about 40 years old. On his trips to the I’ntted States, which were frequent, he stayed in New- York or Cambridge. His home In England was at Walsall. Mr Page ia a brcther-in-lavA of Arthur S, Bennink, assistant cashir*- of the Old '’olony Trust (Company. John McCormick of Nashua. NASHUA. N H. May 7—John McCormick, an operative in this city living near Nashua. Union Station, was a pa.s- senger on the Lusitania, He was on his way to Dublin, Ire, to live after inheriting a fortune in the old country. Edward Simpson of Haverhill. LAWRENCE,« 5ia,v 7—Edward Slmp- .son, aged Bh, of 158 Exchange st. was a passenger on th© Lusitania. His sister, Mrs Milner Ijister, says he intended to stay some time in England. Mr and Mrs Riley and Twins Aboard. METHl.’K.N, May 7—Mr and Mrs Ed-I ward lilley and their twin children, i Ethel and Sutcliffe Riley, aged 4. whose i home is at 10 Camden st. were passengers on the Lusitania. They were going to England to visit relatives for a few ; months. i -----------■ J Charles E. Hurley of Brockton. | BROCKTON, May 7—Charles E. Hur- \ ley of 118 Battles st, a shoe cutter, was; a passenger on the Lusitania. His wife , and parents live at 19 M’^est Ashland st. Hurley went to England, hoping to secure w'ork In a shoe factory. Ten Persians From Chicago. CHICAGO, May 7 — Ten natives of Persia, among tiiern Stephen Ohan, a naturalized citizen, were among the Chicagoans on the JjU.situnia, according to their friends here. They were re- , turning to Persia to investigate re- ' ports received here of a ma.ssacre of tlieir reiattve,«. | I Lo^ Wife on Empress of Ireland. DETROIT. May 7~Eight Detroiters were- passengers on the Lusitania. Among them w'as J.. H. Mason. who%e wife and young son were drowned In che wreck of the Empress of Ireland in the St Lawrence River last May. Former New Orleans Woman. NBVV ORLEANS. May 7—Mrs William E. Leverich, a native of New Orleans. | and prominently connected here, was j aboard the Lusitania with her daughter. Boslna. They were , reiunting to their home in England aiter a visit here. PUn.ADEI.PiHA. May 7-.^, M. Knox, president of the N('w York Shipbuilding Company, Camden, and William Sterling Hodges, Paris representative of the Baldwin Tvocomotlvo Works, were among the proniinent i’hiiadt'lphiana who were passengers on the I.usilnnia. Harry .1. Keser. vice pre,.stdent of the Philadelphia National Bank and widely known in financial rirc!e.s, was an- 28 persons from this city were on the liner, and local offices of the cotnpanv, as well as the newspaper.« were besieged bv' iinxious inquirers as to the fate of iltose aboard. PITTSBURG MANUFACTURERS. About 20 Persons Booked for Passage on Lusitania From That District. I’lTTBBURG, May 7-According to steamship agents here, 20 persons from the Pittsburg district had booked passage on the Lttsifania. In the number were eight cabin, nine, second cabin and three third cabin pa.saengcrs. Among the first csbin psssena’ers are fiald to have been several prominent Htee.l and iron matiufacfurers bound for Europe to close eonfracts. Also on board were 10 nieinbers of the Gwent Welsh Male Chorus, who were refurning to Europe after completing a tour of the United Htates. > rancia J. iucas and Charles D. Martin. inen, who had been working bore were returning on the Lusitania bo In th© British Army. ^ EX-CANADIAN MINISTER. H. M. Daiy Went Abroad to Look After Delivery of Dominion Ballots to Soldiers. OTTAWA, May T—Harold Maynr Daly of Vancouver, son of Hon T. Mayne Daiv. a former ('anadian Mininlei, was a passenger on the Lusitania He was diaVatrhed to look after the very of ballots for’ Canadian .soldiers In land and Flanders to vote in the coming Dominion cleciion. , . , The ballots miss- d 'ncing on the i.ual- tania of the failure of the Gov- ernmenf Printing liuicau to do its work on time. Mayor Curley yesferdnv recetxed an offer from Henry Welles Durhani. for- merlx' cltief engineer of ttie Bnresn of lllgiiways of New York city, lo become Commissioner of Pnbllo Works in h's- ton. to succeed I.onis K. ttonrke. The offer was made in person. The Mayor thanked ,Mi- Durham, but toid liim that he had another man In mind for the place. The announcement of Mr Rourke’s successor is expected In a few days. According lo the Ma%or. Mr Durham told him the secret of good streets in New' York cit>'. "Hr also toid me what we know already, that we can't build streets on wind," c<)nfilturd ilie Mavor. “Ho said that we stiould biiUd .’’>0 miles of .««treets a >eai at a cost of SLk.Bd (YXI. As we have 540 miles of streets in Bos-| ton, In 11 years we would have all new' streets on an expenditure of iST.otri.OOO " Mr Durham also left wnn tne Bfayor a C 0 I 1 V of a book he wrote on "Street Pa\iug and Malntenaui’s in Kuroriean Gities," as the result of a persona! in-i \rstigafion of this problem in Europe a| few years ago at the instance of the. I.alo .Mayor Gnynor of Noiv York .\n iniereatlng feature of tiie hf>ok was ai ' of diawings .»diow'ing a compar|.«ion ‘ ------------ if pavement in the Youths Adjourned to Lot to Settle School Row. As the result of an argument by school bova. wiiirh they proceeded to nettle bv a fiat fight. .Mitchell J Allan.. 14 ' ears old, son of Mr and Mrs Mitchell’ G. Allan of 285 Web.ster st. East Boston, lies dead and Henry Paraboache. aged 15. is held in $10K) bail on a charge of manslanghter. .«ef THOMAS A, LKACM. Oi the various kinds citie.s visited. Ttie Max-or said tliat this set of drawing'» slioxva that London and Bo.'iton have tlie same juoldein of paving to solve "I.ondon and Boston e«( h have three-fifths of their streets laid out In macadam at present, v\'hile most of the oilier cilirs liave a far greater percentage of granite paving, whieh is reeognlaed as th© liest." Land Takings Approved. A taking of hind and buildings at a cost of $!9;i,il00 for ji new sclioolhou.s© site adjoining Copps Hill Burying .MITI'HEI.L .1. AÍJ.AN It 1« said the two boys, who ar© pupils in the Samuel Adams School on Webster St. have been antagonistic toward each other for many day.«, and yeater- dav. af the close of the morning session. MRS VANDERBILT ANXIOUS. Keeps Cables Busy in Vain Effort to Learn Whether Husband Was Saved From Lusitania. NEW YORK. May 7-Mrs .Vlfred Gwynn VandcrhtU kept the cables busy tonight trying to obtain tidings of her husband, but was unable to get definite news She did not once leave her suite in the Hotel Vat.dei bilt, whcjre. only a few hours before tlie sinking of the 1 usitania was announced she liad been in the midst of u gay lunclieon party. Her se'‘retary said at midmghl he wa.s iroinc: to remaui no «iuly aU night. Mrs Vanderbilt has a.s guesiM in lier suiK? Miss Eieanora Scars and Miss Ethel Mc- Gorniick. They 'sviil remain witli her Alfred Gwynne Vatiderbiit, .sou of ib© late Gornelius Vanderbilt and a brother of Hegiuald Vanderbilt. Mrs Harry Payne Whitney and La.s/.lo Szecltenvl, was pertiaps the most powerful figure, financially and scicially, among tlie passengers who sailed cm director of the New York rentral Railroad and Its allied Urtes: ci'irector of the Plaza Bank, the Navigation Company and the International Horse Show Association of both this country and England. inJ has been Mr Vanderbilt’s hobby for years, and hi.s four-in-liand was once a familiar siglit on the roads be- tw'een I.ondon and Brighton. Mr Vanderbilt ¡narrled first in 1901 ¡•■Hen French. Qi.s second wile was Mrs .Smith Hollins MeKim. Ho has two children, WilUaui Heitry. an<J Ali ired Gwynne Jr. "i nskcd wlicn the funeral was to he held and she told me it was to he. Sat- nrdav afternoon. T learned early this morning, Itowever, that It was to be this afternoon, and i sent word to my sister and we went up in time to be at the funeral. The service was conducted bv a minister, although he was a C atho- lir 1 did not lioar of it in tiim' to let inv iirott.or know, as he was away to v,(>k and 1 couldn’t reach him. "One of the last times tliat i talked with niv father he told me that my mother, myself and my children would bf* tnk^in of wh6*Ti he died. I don t know w'hether he left any pronerfy or not but the matter will be looked Into anti already a lawyer has the ease." ONLY WIDOW. SHE SAYS. Worcester Mrs Leach Declares Street Railway Man Told Her He Had Been Divorced. WORCESTER, May 7—Mrs Thomas A. I^each, who lives at 21U West st with her daughter, Mr.s Leon H. Sargent, insisted tonight that she is the only widow of Thomas A. I.each. snperln- tendent of the Biaekstone Valley division of the Worcester Consolidated Street Haiiway, whose fnneral took place thl.s afternoon in the. cliapel of Sessions’ undertaking estabHshinent. The Worceste! -Mts I.caeh says Mr p.eaeh told her. and .she has known for yeat-f. that !tc was FJrevtously married I and hftd rhildr-n by the former mai^ ; rlage. I .‘-iiie says Mr l.earh told her be secured I a divorce from his wife some 39 lor 40 years ago in Ctiicago. ! q'br danghter and only child of the second marriage sajs siie lias always known iier fat Iter had been previously rnaiTied ami divorced, Slie says that when she visiled an uncle, a brotlior of her’ father in Chicago, she heard the fir«t murriage and divorce spoken of. Mr« MulleiiS of Boston, a sister of the dei'eased, also eorrohorates the statement a.« to the divorce. The two families. however, never met until for the Worcester Mrs Loach was married 28 years ago and their daughter is ¿5. years old. Sho declined to say where B?i(> was maiTied. sue Hiijoimng i npps him Hurying ^ jj( tpp close of the morning sesamo. Ground, North End, bj the .Afreet ‘’ont- j^p^', ,q the vacant lot Hlmp- misaloners has been approved hy *b«,„ons I’ry Dock on .Marginal st and at- Mnvor. The properties tak('n are on i teinptecl to settle old scores. .-\ large Charter st. Phipps pi and .Aiarshall Pk j ,,,.owd of boys liad followed them from adjoining the cemetery. j g^.boo! Tlte owners of the properties taken j Bystanders say that the Pnrabosche and the awards to them aa as follows' | bov struck the Allan boy near the heart. , «"‘’‘‘«hend, 46.37 s.pjare feet : ^ bini down, and that the Allan and building. $41 .» h »; Emilia Gatti. 2944 ^ ® wia nut UP his «((uare feet and building, .'523,OiiO, Gtovan- i fio.' - ^ k foi-l th©’r^rabosch© ni and Gluserme FolanUioni, 2855 .s.piare ^ hands again. before the Paraboscfi© feet «nd biillding. $21.(KXl- Raffaele and j boy could ’,\1,,®,?nsciou^ Aglollna Fasparrillo, 1571 .srjuare feet , boy fell to tne gtound unvon. and building. $18,560; Nicola and Tomas- 1 Citl'zens Fioston Reso Hnrrentiiu), 1282 sipiare feet and build- boy was taken ‘''J J-jl® ní’ a t ' strong ing, $14.000: Giovanni Santosuosso, 899 ' lief Hospital, where Di ’"noliCQ scpinro feel and hullding, .$13,000; liffu-' l>i Parabosche garet Spinelli. ,870 .sfjuare feet and build-: ciiorily afterward put ^ , waning. $11.000; John and Catherine Hondero, ' b<>V under arrest on ‘ 89!' s<|iiare feet and building, $10.000; Ca-i slaughter. ® , t.Yñw nlace mfilo Marotto, 961 square feet and build-I Tlie place wheie ing, $9000; Giovanni and Filomena Può- ; m about 3e feet in th^ polo. 963 square feet and building, $9000; Gage crossing on M.irgmal si, in ,\lbino and .Marla Bevilacqua, 9.54 square rear of the raili oad feet and building. $90rxi. Vincenzo and a, d % rs Gaet^^^ ,Maria Di Rocco. 918 square feet and ; is tbe son ot Mi building. $75iX); Gabriele l.o Filato. 770 ; Paraho.Hclie of 18i Maigina! St. me M„.r. f..t „„.I rano. 1 , mi „, toy i. m .. Find. No One Su.tained D.mage,. i S'iff ii-ke,“.’' Tlie Mayor has approved an order of] pha fatniiv of tlie father and ,bn atre., tor the '»(>-j the .street i onimt.ssionefs ror tne „dale,' Mrs Wliliam Platt ing of land In connection with the lay-I Boston and .Mr.*» Leon Ma- iiig out of sewers on Temple at, AYest !'y of Revere. Dorothy, who is ail Roxbury. The commission finds no per-; operator in tiic Fort Uoxbury. <'’e ‘’om.nts8ion finds no per-, oc ^ son sustained damages and awards none the Assumption I'arochial School In I ta r»4'inng of liYVY vi'ifl) Iho tHlfinir }L?OJStOTl. in ronnfctlon wftli tlie taking. A bid of J154,.5X9.8,5 from Bafchelder Brothers was the iow'«st in a batch ; opened yesterdaj at City Hail for sup- I plving the public buildings with blfiiml- DEFEATS PRINCETON. id.liiB ih. Piihllo h|dldlr,i. wiih bliuM.l-! u ^ Cambridge EmJ of noii.s and antlii acite coal. The .Staples ' ^ i.Vimpany bid of $160.174.90 waa the ne*t ; Triangular Debate by Freshmen on lowest bid. The Mayor .said the Batchel- ' .. n,«-*»:-« (ler Brothers’ bid l.s S12,5i10 less than in ' 1913, Tiie lowest bid for coal for the institutions was received from the .Metropolitan Coal Company and wa.s $668 low- of last year. The next was the City Fuel Corri- tlmn fiiat lowest bidder pany. Tlie Mayor yesterday approved Hie application of Jacob Siiapito for Monroe Doctrine. In the Cambridge end of the annual triangular debate of the freshman teani.s of Harvard, J'’rinceton and Vale, the Harvard team defcateii the Princeton debaters. Ail three of the debaters were on th© same question; “Resolve»!, That the moving picture theatre at 36-44 Bennlng-' miled States should ai' the .Monro© ton St. Fast Boston, It is planned to ] j >,,,'rrlne as part of its foreign policy.’’ spend $125,000 In construcliug the new , -pj^g Uome team had tlie negative in e4ich th(=iitre. ! cci'test. protest, urging! \ia%'or Good of Cambridge acted as the Water I officer at the Cambridge ^d©- theatre. A communication of ,, the need of younger men 1** wun Hltl* I »«t/t-if , , , , Mrn Leach says she has had only Hvmi'aihv for her husband and no blame for him of biß first marriage. She insists that there is notlilng In ai« fife to itis memory. She has placed her legal affairs in the i hands of attorney Thomas H, Mullens j of Boston, tier nepiiew. , the need of younger men in the Water I preslclina officer at the Cambridge de- Department. waa received by the .Mayor | which was argued in the New from a committee representing seven; i^(.,,.t’ure Hall The Judges were Henry yards of thi.s department. ■ wilt take " ” ” ficlals of about 334 and of this .......... —.. - ■ - — -------30 years of age. Tlie committee recommended that young men be employed Dmmmee repreHcnimg seven ; Hall. I rie juuges were riciM.y hi.s department. The Mayor' » \tlvvill. Attorney General of the up the matter with the of-mate' Judge John %V. Hammond, of the the department. There are' ^.lassachusetts Huperior Court. and men employed in the yards Giarence C. Smith, recorder of the Mas- 3 number only two are under sschusetts Land Court. ' n ».yia ^Tliia i“» r\ m ! t t »Ji A - «««« *' « t « j .gaci L-il.t ICnuStîtL» i-HVMi.* VWY V. ^ ^ 1. «J The Harvarti speakers at Cambridge, defending the negative side of the S. M. Knox' Political Career. WILMI.NOTDN. Dei, May 7-.Sam- xiel M, Knox, president New York Bhtp- building Comiiany. Camden. N J, passenger on Lusitania, is Delawarean and former State Senator from MMlmington as Republican leader. He ended the Addlcks Senatorial deadlock in 1903 when ♦ hP election of Henatore Ball and Ailee was brought about. He was aiway» an active opponent of Addlcks and became head of the shipbuilding company some years ago, _______ Passengers From the Cameronla. NKYV YORK, May 7-The saloon passengers of the Catneronia. who were transferred to the Lusitania, are Robert C Wright of Cleveland, Peter Buswell. Mrs T. O. Osborne. Capt J. FL Muller. M. O. Gibson, Alex Stuart lUid Henry G. Burgess, all o£ New iorlt. mended that young men be employert defending the negative side ot in© making repairs on the main gates and! ^...Qgmon, were flenry B. Walker of on tJie main .service. Iscurboro. Me, William S. Murphy of - ---- I Fat! River and Edward Weis.sbuch of (New Y'ork. Opposing them for Princeton were John C. ’Taylor Jr. of _ Shad© GEORGE H. WHALLEY DEAD. _ ----------- ! "«>. I'oi.n. Kay 'V Viu. Tuyl of Miimo- West Dorchester Mart Victim ofiaixiD. aiid .funius I. Ushburn of liFn.tinke. \ a. Pneumonia — Prominent as Sales- DIVES T hrolugh window . man in Boston and New York. George H. Whalley. pBomlnent as a ealesman In Boston and New York, died yesterday at his home. 618 West Park Bt, Dorchester, following an illness of one week from pneumotda. He was in his I6th year. .Mr Whalley was horn In Canada, lie was well known among the business men of this city and New York as a traveling .salesman. He is survived by hla wife and two daughters. Dorothy and Grace. The funeral will take place at his home this evening at S o’clock and interment wilt be at Evergreen Cemetery in Brooklyn, N Y. Jeremiah Kelleher of Malden Severely Cut on Head and Arm l|f Headlong Piunge. MALDEN, May 7-Jeremiah Kelleher.'aged ;i7. late tonight plunged headlong througit a first-floor window of his home at 30 Eastern av and sustained a .s.-vere sculp wound and a bad cut oa ills riglit arm. He was attended at the police station by City Physielan Nichols. His relatives say he is mentally uabalanced,

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