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I I I PRICE NCEWT- NEW YORK, MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1887. PRICE ONE CEWT. '9
1 If JACK HUSSEY'S MDBDERER.
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l ' m I j P0U0EMAK HAHN FACES A JUBT IN THE
l)l&& V OENERAIi SESSIONS.
jV V Btorr of tho meeting After the Follee Ptcnla
ImW it "Whleh Decan vrlth Drinks and Ended
.IB fl' wlth Ptol Shots-Tho Bravo Old XJfe.
.W., ') ' avere Laat Fight Aaalntt Beatb-CoL.
3flM() Fellows Bneaks for the Prosecution,
Haha is on trial for his
life in Part II. of tho
Court ol General Ses
sions. On the night of
fjune 2 he fired two
shots from a re
volver at Copt Jack
Hussey, who had re
ceived medals for Bar
ing thirty-live human
lives. The lost shot
entored Hussey's ab
domen and nineteen
days afterward he died
in the Gouverneur
Capt. Hnssey -was, in
his way, a famous man,
and had received much
honorable notico for
his acts of courage.
When sober hb was an
off-hand, rough old f el
am low, but qnito good
H naturod. Bat when he had been drinking',
I ho was morose.
H j On June 2 he hod worked all day at Castle
I Garden. Policeman Hahn, who was a bar
Mi feeder prior to his appointment on the
JjjV (force a year beforo, is a stalwart,
WM iood-looking German young man, with
HI a black mustache and hair And
H n pink and white complexion. He had been
H enjoying "a day off" at tho police
m man's picnio, June 2, and when ho met
H K Jack Hussey at tho saloon of the ast
1 yeido poet, Goehegan, that evening, ho
I j, was, according to the accounts of the fro,
1 ' yuenters of the place, flushed with drink.
H no ana (Jopt. jtlussey drank together, and a
H little later were leaning over the bar At
( McEvoy's, at the corner of Jackson and
l,H Cherty streets.
1jBp Hahn was growing quarrelsome, And pre.
kVHV ently, because the doughty Captain refused
YUI to drink again, the guardian of the publio
IBw. . Yeac colled him on "old stuff." Oapt.
M , J Jtissoy retorted by saying " Ob, coawoy.
H m')only a boy policeman." Then Hnssey
I 1"H the saloon and started for his home on
HI, Jackson street.
1 Hahn followed and. as ho emerged on the
f street, drew a revolver and fired at the
IV . Tetronting form of tho man who represented
'km , 3S lives. The first shot missed its burly
I. limrk but, as old Jack turned, a second
jm shot entered his abdomen.
M A policeman arrested Hahn, while friends
s' Accompanied the obstinate old life-saver, who
'-IM .' insisted on walking to his homo. From homo
in ! 'p wncp thrco block? to tho Gouverneur
WM I Htreet Hospital, and thore his wound was
Wm j found to be such that tho operation of lapor-
fH , otomy was tho only thing that could save bis
nM i , life.
Ml .-J The last struggle in which the brave Jack
IjVkM Hussoy engaged to save a human life went
, tflmW It against him, and on June 21 he died.
K l policeman Hahn was indicted for murder
j in the first degree. The work of selecting
i jurors began bofore Jndge Cowing last Fn.
vH A ('nyi and of the fifty citirens who have been
'H examined us to their qualifications for jury
' H J I duty eleven were in the jury-box when couit
(1 , ( opened this mominr.
iH ( Col. John R. Fellows conducts tho exam.
iH inntion of proposed jurors on behalf of the
jjH i prosecution.
rB 1 Atcr vo conscientious men. ono deaf man
Lfl nnd threo with opinions had been excused,
Hands II. Gorfaam, a broke, at No. 32 Broad
VH htreet, was selected for tho vacant
1 v (eat oud Col. Fellows for the prosecution and
W Counselor Howe for tho defense said that
! thoy wore satisfied with tho jury. Then, at
( v 11.65 o'clock the jury was sworn.
tU I Col. Fellows sddressed the jury. Ho said
H t "lt l'rior to Juno 2 there luui been a woll-
IH known man named Jack Hussey in this city.
M Jioiiau occupied a numble position atCastlo
kv Garden as a messenger. He had saved many
S.l .i byes from drowning, and bad thus become
1 i' famous.
'"p Edward nahn had been a little over a year
,W t' nmomber of tho police force. Tho police
mm forco aro for the protection of the lives and
MM. i psrsonnl property of citizens. They ore
MM ' clotheij in a uniform which is the badgoof
4H rcsponRibility. If they abuse their power
Hi they should bo punished. All tho power and
n I majesty of our law is book of them. How
rm serious U it then, if instead of protecting a
-M j citizen the policeman assails him.
H Tho story of the killing of Jack Hussoy was
' MM ' related by the prosecution. Speaking of the
mW police picnlo, Col. Fellows said: " I think it
H 'vfty not l)0 out ' phves for me to sny here
M I that probably the policemen's picnic is a
) 4 thing of the past, end will never occur again.
H ' Tub cause of the quarrel which resulted In
imu i WiDotintr, Col. Fellows related as fot-
IH lows: "Tho deceased and the defendant
'.. drank together at beveral bars. It will bo
yaw shown, I think, that Hussey drank whiskey
'. i And the defendant beer. Tho barkeeper
VM 4 naturally set on the bar that which
'Ma WM easiest to get, and Hussey
M Rufed. ont W" whiikey, while
the barkeeper drewHohn's beer and, tbero
M being some delay, Hussey drank his whiskey
jm before tho beer wss set before Hahn. Hahn
' objected to this and called Hussey a name.
,M Words followed and Hahn went out, leaving
$m I, "eel untouched. Outside be looked
jB through the screen door and saidi "Now
flP ?? "nt'" nussey laughed at this and
. Holm fired a shot from his pistol in the air,
3l ' Lo1, Fellows had talked fix a quiet, raan-to.
fha nan tone of voice, and at this point ho held
) 'mp a revolver and snapped the trigger with
W Hlirllllng effect.
,41 I After Hahn's remark Hossor went out and
,iwM i was snot, as stated.
lli l9ff" to stand about Iwndying words.
' 1 iu u.88eJ" f lf8 saver, not
M SL lif? t?V.r; Wb,en JJabn , thrust the
uzzIe of this revolver through that screen
:H ' H"r ot tll tau he perfenned the part of
jM '.he bully. Edward Hahn is not here as n po.
VM y llceman, but his character M suohmust come
iM (, 1A s An element in the oase. If the act of the
SI 8 Pi'in" 5l Uni? P,lata 6turday night was not
?m ff L"W' does no ""em to have been
' flm 'fnftht, then the assault m much moreseri.
til ' ous, bocauss U was committed by thelaw-
SI i this killing, you say that Edward Hahn is
1 i good enough policeman for this city yet."
! ft n84' 'l"10"18" lancer, of tho Twelfth
MM 11 Prcciuct. was the first witness called by the
', , Iv prosecution. Ho testified that IJahn, when
'1 ftn brought before him ofter tho shooting, said,
(1 '42 ! I have shot Capt. Hussey," and then, point.
If tofltodfttwith,.Sa,le4, " Vl
Tlf QZ What happened tthaOonT9ra;nr8tr
JK Hospitaif A. Offlosr Dsasay mill toolj
H&hn there. The doctor, an attendant and I
M Z bed on whioh Hussey was laid,
and I asked Hussey "
" One moment I" Interrupted Lawyer
Howe. I object. I wish to make a pre
liminary examination hero. Where was Hahn
..?ryou tod with Hussey f
He was behind a screen at the foot of tho
bed and I asked him to come out."
Then Mr. Howe made the examination very
unique by running to ono of the court-room
windows, behind the jury-box, to ask
Jli , tno.. soeu was as thiok or
thicker than the slatted blind. It having
been settled to the satisfaction of Judge
Cowing that the screen was not heavy enough
to cut off the sound of the Sergeant's voice
irom Hahn, ho admitted tho conversation
between the witnoBS and Hussey in which
Hussy said a policeman whoso name he did
not know had shot him, and then recognized
Hahn, who como from behind the screen, as
A recess was token at this point.
THE KEY. BECKER DEPOSED.
A Church Cemmjttc FJads the Gctenport
Stories to be True.
The Eot. E. H. Pecker, the story of whoso
escapades in Greenport, tu I., followed him
to his new charge, tho East Congregational
Church, Brooklyn, was publicly dropped
from the church roll of membership yester
day. Tho formal notico to the congregation do-'
daring that Mr. Deckor is no longer a mem
ber of the Congregational Church was read
by Secretary Hartnev, and briefly stated that
thoir late pastor had been accused of gross
improprieties by the public press, and that
the Society had appointed a committee to ex.
amine into tho truth of the allegations. The
Bev. Mr. Decker had meanwhile tendered his
resignation as pastor, which was aecoptod by
the members of the church on an understand
ing that, as Mr, Decker had not been regu
larly installed, be could not be driven out.
The resignation did not deter the Trustees
from pursuing their investigation into the
alleged oots of indiscretion, however, and a
fipeaal committee vi as sent to Greenpointto
learn the truth regarding the Accusations
made Against their former pastor.
It was found that Mr. Decker whilo a
preacher in Greenport, and after be occupied
the pulpit of the Congregational Church in
Tompkins avenue, Brooklyn, hod met a
young woman clandestinely, had token mid
night drives with her And in various ways had
behaved In such a manner as sorioudly to
compromise his good name.
Mr. Decker, in the faee of evidence point
ins to his guilt, insisted that his conduct to
wards the woman had been only that of a
pastor, who had been the means of convert
ing her from Methodism to Congregational
ism. And a friend who daslred to aid her in
Btrokhtening the Ungels into which her es.
tate had fallen. He denounced bis Accusers
as blackmailers and ho defied them to show
that he was recreant to the high trust his du
ties as a Christian minister imposed upon
The committee from tho East Congrega
tional Church Society were surprised at tho
evidenoes of Mr. Decker's misconduct: saw
letters be had addressed the woman as " My
dear wife "and returned to Brooklyn con
rjneed beyond A shadow of doubt that their
former pastor was no longer fit to be a mem
ber' of their society or to partako or com
munion in their church. ,
The trustees held a meeting on Friday
night, At which Mr. Decker was present, and
when the committee read their report Mr.
Docker burst into torg and freely and fully
confessed his guilt.
KNOCKED OPT BY QUESTIONS.
Wbobale Kemovale at Gierke Toehed Far la
There is to bo a wholesale removal of clerks
at the Custom-House within a few dayj. Tho
recent examination of subordinates in class
second, or $1,400 clerkships, for promotion
to $1,600 places in the Liquidating Bureau,
shows thot a large proportion of tho clorks
aro deficient in knowledge of actual ofilee
business. The clerks who passed the best
examination aro thoso appointed to office
since the Civil-Service law went into effect.
Here are somo of the ten questions asked
attaches in the recent examination for quali.
fication and promotion :
What is understood by the Government
" fiscal year 1" " What means are taken to in
sure tho lawful landing of foreign cargoes
and to verify the regular entry of tho
merchandise t" Whst is tho uso of a
" general order store " And what of the " pub.
lio store?" What is meant by "export
for benefit of drawback"? What is a
"certified refund"? Define "excess of
duty," "additional duty" ond "penal
duty," Name five commodities upon which
tho largest amount of duty is collected.
Many of the clerks declined to answer
these questions, although the information
should be at tht fingors ends of men At all
familiar with the duties of their bureau.
A clerk appointed in 1876 answered only
one of the ten questions. Another clerk, who
has been employed in the Oustom-Uouse
since 1878, refused to answer the simplest
questions in arithmetic. Ten clerks appointed
in 1878 dodged twenty-five questions. Clorks
appointed tn 1886 and 1886 passed an average
examination of 92 per cent.
About seventy-five clerks will lose their
positions on account of tho examination.
Their successors will be selected from per
sons now on the civil-service eligible list.
The following clerks have been promoted
from class 2 to class 8 with an increase of
8260 per annum in their salaries i John J.
Viete, William B.Hnntor, Arthnr T. Delaney,
Thomas B. McLoughlin, Edward Bonsale
and Daniel O. Bpraguo.
tAA . ...-.
ME. BAHE0WS SPED BY MISS BAKEB.
She Bays lie .PromlMd te Marry Her, bat
Wedded Another Girl.
iriCIiL TO TAB XTXXIMO WOBLD.)
Stbjlousx, N. Y., Oct. it). William G. Bar
rows was arrested hero to-dsy upon an order
issued in An Action for breach of promise
brought by Fannie J. Baker, of Grcnville,
Washington County. Bail was Axed at $1,600,
and was promptly furnished by two wealthy
friends of the dsfondant in this city.
Barrows camo hero some months ago and
secured a responsible position with the Carl
ton Furnace Company. He was a prominent
Methodist in Granville, and was Known as
one of the most fervent exhorters in Wash
iogton County. Tst Juno ha married Miss
Eunice Buckly, a girl of some means. The
promise to Miss Baker is alltyod to have been
made two years ago.
Henry Coerce OQ far Oehee.
Henry George was caught on tho fly by a
reporter for Tub Evakimo Wobxd this fore
noon just as the land.tax apostle was run.
ning to cotoh a New York Central train.
Mr. Oeorgo said ho was bound for Cohoes,
where he speaks to-night.
The Keohenter &
nssiT:i '..-'.. ,t i'.Ha." ''riiLii'-,j&tjJiAisiL
A CLUE FOR THE DETECTIVES.
LHLIE H0TLF8 MYSTERIOUS MURDER AT
WEBSTER, MAS8., MAY BE SOLVED.
What Mr. Wilson Saw Late One Nlcht In the
Qalet YUlace " Woodstock, Conn. DU
deraree Mule to an " Evenlna World "
Reporter TheFollee NotlOed Mr. Clar
ence Ooweu'e Story of the Great Mystery.
jy. ammmim - Massachusetts do-
,oj II . tho solution of tho
fc35. HI I mysterious case of
flJJU I Lillie Hoyle, who dis------J7rJ
appeared from her
J!WPnjU home in Webstor,
m9P9!9l69fsS AIass-t on tne night of
SgSfcEgagMSKSS Sept. 1., than thoy
6w a3J2!f afterward, the body of
$WT mW& ' the unfortunate girl
6iW mL &h I was found in an old
&& L7 w i cornsrib beside tho
JgKvj , J roa which leads from
'SstryJD Y"eDstar to Oxford.
SferaSf Newspaper reporters
. -VsPsjE? have worked long
Vtnvntl " industriously to
JLyTjjwfflS find out whore tho
fflfl t4fcwllV 8'r mot r e'1 Bn
8 m)y5S5li! whose hands all
HlRllfit- t110111 ftvail- Tl10
ie- slightest clews have
afefl&fcj been eagerly grasped,
but thus for nono
have been fruitful.
Certain disclosures have como into posses
sion of The Etkniko Wobld end have been
given to tho polico which, it is thought, will
put the proper Authorities on the right track
and enable thorn to lift tho veil which now
shrouds the sad affair.
It will be recalled that on the night of Sept.
1 Lillie Hoyle, a pretty young waitress, left
her home in Webster, and her disappearance
at onoe created a sensation. A few days later
her body was discovered ha an old shed a few
miles beyond Webster, beside the road to
Oxford. The building whero the remains
were found is little more than the roof of an
old corn-crib, the sides, front and rear having
long since decayed and fallen to the eartfi, the
front being bovorol inches lower than- the
rear. This improvisbed charnel house sets
book about thirty-five feet from a much,
travelled highway from Webster to Oxford.
Tho opening to the crib ruins is i feet 11 in
ches wide, and 3 feot 6 inches in
height. Tho grass from the entrance
for several feot toward the street clearly in.
dieated when first inspected that the body
had been ruthlessly dragged ovor the green
sward. When the body was placed where it
was found tho roof was boarded and shingled
to the ground, but when the body was ro
jnovedit was necessary to tear away the side
of tho roof shown in tho cut. In the north
fact corner, furthest from tho cntranro, which
is now fully exposed to view, aro two rafters
lying upon tho ground. They are less than
fourteen inches apart, and into this aperture
tho body was crowded.
Careful scrutiny of too ocoomyonylng illus
tration will show that one of the roof sup
ports has been cut. This timber passed from
the outer rafter to tho ridgepole. Between
this support and the inner rafter was a space
of .eight inches, and through this narrow
limit tho body was pressed, groat force being
necessary in order to crowd it into the spot
where it was left.
This discovery caused tho wildest excite
ment in the vicinity, and ono theory after on.
other was advanced and dissolved. Several
persons were suspected of knowing some
thing about the girl's death, but each hus
proved himself guiltless, l'rof. Woods, of
Han ard College, has declared that the girl
was chloroformed to death.
A MTHTERIOCS CABBIAOE AT MIDKIOHT.
The theory now is that Lillie Hoyle left her
homo by appointment on tho fatal night,
und the persons who caused her death and
Uio, frightened at thoir work, left tho body
where it was found. In less than a month
from the night of tho murder Lillie would
havo become a mother. That is firmly estab
lished. Medical aid was invoked and the
critical hour vas hastened. It is asserted in
Webster that on th night ot Sept. 1, be
tween 12 and 1 o'clock, aliorse attached to a
carriago was driven very rapidly through the
town, nnd it has been traced to a point about
half a mile out. Hero the trail ends, but the
courso followed by tho driver is almost at
right angles to the road on which the body
was found, two and a half milos further on.
The picture below shows tho house in
which tho murdered girl earned her liveli
hood and in wliich she lived. Tho houso is
situated upon the principal thoroughforo of
WebBtor, and is in the very heart of the vil
logo. The centre door is the entrance to the
restaurant of Mrs. Sarah Taylor, with whom
Lillio had worked as waitress for four years.
Among the passengers who boarded the
New York and New England express at Put
nnm, Conn., yesterday afternoon, was Mr.
Clarence Winthron Bowen.sou of Hon. Henry
O. Bowen.of Woodstook.Conn., and a mombor
of tho editorial staff of tho Independent. Com
ing, as it docs, from a gentleman of such ex
cellent judgment, told to a coterio of his
personal friends, which inoluded Mr. E. II.
Goff, of Boston, Mr. Bowen's story com
mands attention. He said: "I think I have
found a clew to the Lillie Hoyle murder, and
whilo I dislike to figure in a case so notori.
ons, I bci.evo it my duty to make publio
the facts in my possession. A friend
of mine in Woodstock Mr. Wilson
come to me yestordoy morning, saying thot
he had something on his mind which
troubled him. In answer to a question, ho
stated that it was a circumstance which ho
believed would throw somo light on tho
Lillie Hoyle matter. Ho then gave me a do.
tailed account of how. on a night whioh he
thinks was Sept. 1. about 10.80 o'clock, ho
was overtakon In Woodstock by a carriage
which contained two men and two womon,
and which was drawn .by one horse. As tho
carriage was passing by one of the men
jumped out ond asked Wilson where a hotel
could bo found which would accommodate a
party v.b.0 were looking for a place of ren.
aezvous. Wilson at tho time was puzzled,
and not catching the drift of tho question,
directed the man to tho hostelry at West
a woman's obi or sistaess.
,l At this point Wilton noticed that one of
the women was in great distress and was
moaning. The man asked how far it wo to
the hotel, and upon Wilson answering that
the distance wasa little moro than three miles,
the woman said, between hor cries of pain t
'Oh, I cannot go threo milos further.' Tho
stranger got into tho carriago and away tho
quartette sped towards West Wood,
irook. Wilson believes tho girl was Lillio
Hoyle, and that her ooinpnulons were her
lfiver, a doctor and a midwife. He also re.
Sites a conversation had a few days ago with
tie landlord of the West Woodslook Hotel,
-VfHieh I think it would bo nnwiso
to print until the cluo Is thoroughly
investigated. Wilson knows everybody
nud ovory team in ond around Wood
stock, but these peoplo nor the team ho
had never seen beforo. My theory is that,
perhaps at the hotel, perhaps before they
reachod tho hotel, chloroform was adminis
tered to relieve tho pains of the poor girl, and
when it mas found that she was dead tho
party drove back to Webster And left tho
body in tho old corn-crib.
"Prof. Woods, of Harvard College, has
stated that the girl was killed by ohloroform.
It is probable slio had bocn using severo In
ternai medicines and tho critical honr was
near at hand when tho party overtook Wilson.
M oodstock, you know, is o quiot place and
such an incident, oocurring nt tho tlrao it
did, was woll calculated to make an impres
sion on a man's mind. I did not hove time to
ret all tho details in Mr. Wilson's possession,
but I propose to look into the matter care
fully. Of courso there may bo no founda
tion for tho suspicion, but to my mind no
stronger clew has yet been presented."
AN nrVESTIQATIOlt lUTEBATIVB.
Two of Mr. Bowen's listeners p-ere promi
nent Brooklyn physicians, both of whom ex
pressed themselves as convinced that nu in
vestigation of Mr. Wilson's story would
prove of great value in bringing to light tho
Sorsons who woro concerned in causing tho
oath of pretty Lillio Hoyle. Scientifically
tho links in tho chain of evidonco wore per
fect. Mr. Toff, who has followed tho case olosely .
thought tho clow of great value ond stated
that ho intended to toko measures to have it
THISTLE PREPARING TO BAIL AWAY,
Her JUc1d- Ills MoklRA Way for the Smaller
81U Hbo Wore Over.
Preparations ore being made to-day by
Capt. Borr and the crew of the Scotch cutter
Thistle to get their pet ready for sea and tho
return voyage to Scotland. The raoing rig
sails and spars is being removed and stowed
awoy ond will be replacod by tho jury-rig
with which tho beauty was clothed when Bhe
sailed into Now York harbor intent on wrest
ing o great victory from tho yachtsmen of
Tho syndicate which owns the boat has no
doubt of a good market for hor on the other
side, but is willing; to sell her horo to be rid
of the bother of taking her across tho wator,
Mr. and MrB. Bell, Designer Goo. L. Wat
son, ond Secretary William York, of the
Royal Clydo Yaoht Club, will sail on tho
Anchor Line steamship City of Homo on
As soon as tho cutter is ready she will
spread ner cupped wings far tne nomoward
flight. This Mr. Bell and Designer Watson
expect will be tho latter part of the week,
and tho contemplated voyage will ba fore
gone only in tho ovent of the purchase of tho
cutter by some American yachtsman. Up to
Saturday no proposition for purchaso bad
bocn left ot the Anohor Line office, and there
is left hardly n week for any one contem.
Slating tho possession of tho nandsomo and
eot Thistle in whioh to moko up his mind.
SENSATION IN BOSTON LABOR CTROLBS.
President Bless or Ihe Ventral Labor TJolon,
llrcomea an Anarchist.
iprciii, to nrr. xvzxnia wobld.
Boston, Oct. 10, At the close of the first
publio meeting of the Anarchist Club, held
yesterday in this city, D. H. Biggs, President
of the Boston Central Labor Union, State
Organizer of tho Henry George party for
Eastern Massachusetts and one of the most
prominent labor reformers in this section,
signed the constitution of the Anarchist
Club, thus becoming a member, and will
hereafter actively conneot himself with its
Mr. Bless was formerly a State Socialist,
but was converted from that belief by read
ing Herbert Spencer's works, in whioh he
claims to have found the seeds which havo
now borne Anarchistic fruit.
So important an accession to the ranks of
the Anarchists from the Henry George ranks
will carry consternation into the local Laud
and Labor Club and the Anti-Poverty Soci
ety , and cause no small sensation in labor
Mr. Biggs surprised the Central Labor
Union yesterday by resigning the office of
Presidont, and it is rumorod that he will
promptly take similar action regarding his
position osStato Organizer for the Georgo
A rOBT-OFFICE BURNED.
Incendiaries at Work In a New Jersey TIU
lasrVIshtlns the IMamci.
BflCIiL TO THE XYXXINO WOULD.
BotntD Bbook, N. J., Oct. 10. At 10.80
o'olook lost night Chief Engineer Smith, of
the steamer Martha Stovens, upon returning
to his boat, discovered Hodge's grocery storo
in Bloomington to be on fire. An alarm wax
quiokly sent out, and in a few minutos a
hundred men were fighting tho flames with
buckets ond pails, thore being no fire depart
ment in the place. The flames gained head,
way in spite of all efforts to control them,
oud spread to a double frame house adjoining
tho store, and in an hour both buildings were
in ashes. The two buildings belonged to tho
Israel Codington estate. F. It. Hodgo, ono
of tho executors, kept the storo and post.
office in the corner building.
This is the second time within two weeks
that the post-office has been on fire from
supposed incendiary origin. The total loss
is estimated at 36,009 1 fully insured.
LOSS OP LIFE ON LAKE CONSTANCE.
An Austrian fUenmrr linns Down a Bavarian
Bteamer With Fatal Results.
Vienna, Oct. 10. Tho Austrian steamer
Hapsburg yesterday collided with and sunk
a Bavarian-1! steamer on Lake Constance.
Many persons in the cabin were drowned, but
the exact number is as yet unknown. Two
bodies havo been recovered, while divers ore
still working At the scene or the disaster.
Smothered by Out.
Max nenn, aged twenty, registered at
Bobert Ernest's llotel, 127 West street, on
Sunday evening. This morning ho was found
lying in his bed dead, with tho gas turned on.
The lioy vtsrned him hut night to turn tho
gas off. Coroner Nugent took his effects
two pairs of trouRers, un alarm clock set for
6.30, a razor, a pistol, and 93.11 in cash.
Cleveland on tho Way to HI. Paul.
Madison, Wis., Oct. 10. Presidont Clove,
land and party left hero at 8 o'clock this
morning for La Crosse where, after winess.
ing the parade, which will la.t about half an
hour, tlie party n ill rcsuraotho journoyand
reach St. Paul about 6.30 this afternoon.
TIIK miMdlllATKIi UMT.TITK .NATi'HAT,
Minnril ftjiring diiwverf"l At rram, Mimrt County,
K. Y., nimd i tMMtit Mmvi driuMng tliu waUr r
rouU huw.tr tod nlwiad qalcklj of lb otltuof Djpi.
AstwlMDlagttyVtU'.vithLMdqmRMiA 0 Yfm
THE UNION SQUARE CLUBBING
CAPT. BEILLTS PI8MISSAL WILL BE
Baits tor Daraaa-M Will Also Be Brencht
Aalnst the City Superintendent Murray
to Consult With the Peltee ComnUalon.
rro Belief at Police Headquarters that
Capt. Itellly WIU Not Be Tried.
-Ms3B ABLY yesterday when
JT" Superintendent Mur-
TwSv5jJJ rny reached his desk
ivgttM&Lt nt folios Head-
licmHrWM' quarters ho was pre.
lirTnnlCi1JMtt l'ar 'ak Prompt
VlfeantflbisSfflfliW ft0"oa rogordlng Cnpt.
vjKjiSlffij RotUy' charge on the
PHjJfJJ Socialists at their
mii i Union Squaro meeting
,(.. on Saturday night.
jPCoR Ho said that ho had
yrffiflwffivi given tho matter much
si LJfnJi thought and hod callod
rgSlKTrTiLO(upon Capt. Bellly for
TT)hhTW&lLa '" " complete
r wtsiijjrnp0rt tho occurrence
ffeJ -arand when he had read
jT T 1 it ho would take ao
Sr M 'OJtion. He may rofer
J fljfPf the matter to thoPolioo
J dlmJ Commissioners for
1 lf their action. Thoous.
.v3$jw tom ft011'11! trials of
2jT'?'$ PM0 captains is for
n ip the Commissioners to
formulate tho charges subjeot to tho
advice of the Corporation Counsel, Af
ter which tho Superintendent Is con
salted and o day is sot for trial.
All tho inspectors of polloo, including Henry
V. Steers, who is In command of tho Nine
teenth Proclnot. were at headquarters very
early this morning, awaiting tho action of
Superintendent Murray. No ono believes,
however, that Capt Bellly will bo put on
Oopt. Bollly's report sots forth that, with
100 picked men. he attended the mass-meeting
of the Socialists. He stationed his force
near the Everett Houso and stood by them
awaiting results. The meeting was organized
at different places, including the plaza
houso balcony, whioh was not included
in me permit, out no stretoued a point and
permitted tho speakers to make their inflam
matory spoeohes, Tho crowd in Union
Squaro was large and in the main very
orderly until a number of men concentrated
near tho main platform and began shouting
very loudly t " George. George. Henry
George," modelled ofter tho historlo Bloino
Enoch K. Thomas, a membor of tho Execu
tive Cominitteo of tho Progressiva Labor
party, callod upon Capt. Keilly, so tho latter
reports, and requested thot this bond of in
flammatory and quarrelsome Goorgo men be
made to ccoso disturbing the meeting, and
BoUoting twenty men, Capt. Bellly started
for the scons of turmoil, intending to uso all
lawful means in preserving the pearo. Ho
did not ossunio a belligorent Attitude, did not
draw his club and had no intention, he de
clared, of assaulting any porson. Ilo pro
posed to mako an example of the first person
that interfered with the speakers by on ar
rest and was greatly surprised by a general
stampede of tho crowd. Turning around,
he was startled to sco tho eighty
policemen he had left at the Everett
House, pursuing the crowd with their oluH,
which they wore using with groat force ond
with an evident determination to break up
the mooting. At this junoture, Capt. Ileilly
reports, he wos confronted by Polico Com
missioner Voorhis, polo ami excited, who ex
" Capt. Botlly, in God's name, what doe's
this mean ?"
Tho Captain only hod timo to reply that ho
did not understand it, as ho had given no
orders for an attack, and ho and Mr.
Voorhis used their utmost exertions to chock
tho rash movement of tho now infuriated
police, but they were powerless, and the
meeting had been dispersed beforo the offi
cers returned to thoir posts. Tho Captain
assumes all tho responsibility for the action
of his mon.oxplainlug that whilo it is true
that thuy mado tho unfortunate attack upon
the crowd without any direct orders from
him they may havo been misled by his hasty
departure with twenty men on account of his
failure to tell them to remain whero they
were Bllbinrt. tn fnrthnr nrr1nr- Fnr tKA niri
he took in tho matter, the Captain says in his
report, he expects to lx held accountable
end ho awaits the decision ot the Superin
tendent. What Snpt. Murray will do is not .known,
but the general impression at Police Head
quarters is that ho will decline to prefer
charges agsinst Capt. Iteilly ortorveominend
that snob severe measures bo resorted to.
The Law Committer appointed to obtain
redress for the police ontrago at Saturday's
meeting is prepared to take prompt and en
ergetic action. Mr. Thaddeus B. Wakeman
has all the affidavits before him, and has noti.
fled his colleagues, Edward Goldsmith, Daniel
S. Jacobs.Hugo Vogtand Edward W.Searing,
to meet at his office, No, S3 Nassau street, late
this afternoon. When asked as to the speciilo
measures which tho committee, uould take,
Mr. Wakni"un said :
" We shall first of all proceed against Capt,
Bellly. We shall demand his dismissal from
the force, as tho fine of thirty days' pay whioh
is the only alternative punishment in the
power of the Police Board to Inflict is too
light a punishment for the offense. We c;m
cede that Capt. Ileilly gave no order to
his men to attack tho audience, but
that does not mitigate tho enormity
of his offense. When he took the small squad
of twonty men to scatter the George disturb,
era he ought to havo given specific instruo.
tlous to tho other eighty to stand fust until
otherwise ordorod. Ills failuro to do that is
proof of his incompetence, for the position of
police captain Armed with the great power of
"Then we shall bring civil suits against
the city in the name of Thiede, Stover, Gold
smith. Jablonowski, Strauss, Sachazowsky
and other who wro ulubbed and maimed
by the police. Wo may not bo
able to mention the assailing polico.
men by name, as tho attack was so
general that tho identification of individuals
is next to impossible. But such identification
is not absolutely necessary to tho success of
oivil suits. John (Iralmni, the criiniiml law
yer, has expressed the opinion that our claim
against the city rests on tho same basis us
suits for injuries caused by optu muuholes
loft on the sidewalks or in the publio streets.
" Tho occurrence of Saturday night makes
me feel more earnestly that the. oonvicted
Chicago Anarchists ought not to hang. If our,
audieuco had been armed when the police fell'
upon thorn it would havo been too much to
expect that human nature would not have as.
sertud itholf in counter nets of violence Then
I nml Mr. Shnvitch nnd others would lmo
found onrush en uuder indictment just ns tho
Chicago men did."
"Mevbaay's ForBet ilo Not."
Atiluicnmlt?la ywfuM. 044, MUutto, lu.
Introducl ng a Zonff-Felt " Want.
BROCKWAY FREE AGAIN.
The ramous Counterfeiter and Forser He.
leased From Sing- sins,
fILLIAM E. BBOOK.
WAY, the well-known
bond forger and conn,
terfelter, who, since
March 6, 1881, has been
serving a sentence in
Sing Sing for forgery
in the second degree
will be a free man
to-day. The term
of his imprisonment was five years, but he
has only served threo years and seven
months, the remaining seventeen months
having bocn deducted from his sentence as
commutation for good behavior.
Brockwoy, who is slxty.flvo years old, is a
man of striking appearance on account of his
height and extensive thinness, being 0 feet
IX inohes tall. HehAsbluo eyes, gray hair,
and light complexion. He was born in Con
necticut and is on engrAvor by trade.
It was in I860 that he firs be
came a oountofoiter and forger and
on aocount of his exploits slnoe
that date would fill volumes. He has operated
in all the principal cities of the United States,
and in order to mako himself moro proficient
in his art, he took a course in chemistry at
Yale College, and afterwards took up the
trades of printing And oloctrotyping and thor
oughly mastered them.
Tho most important criminal undertaking
in which Brookway ever encaged was tho
forging of $201,000 United States Govern
ment 6 per cent, ooupon bonds of the denom
ination of 91,000, And a number of Treasury
notes in LS80, in connection with Chorus
Smyths and James B. Doyle. The bonds and
notes were found in Doyle's possession
when ha was arrested In Chicago,
111, and he was sontenoed to ton
years' imprisonment in 1881. Brookway And
Smythe wero arrested in Brooklyn by the
United States authorities on Oct. 33, 1880,
and Brookway being oonvicted on tho evi
dence of Smvtne was sentenced by the United
States District Court to thirty years' im
prisonment. Brookway, however, mado tho
offer if sontenoo was suspended in this case
that he would deliver over to the authorities
all the plates for forging bonds and notes And
all the counterfeiting apparatus of every kind
which ho had in his possession, or of whioh
he knew. And also to disclose to tho author
ities all schemes on foot to defraud
the Government. Upon his carrying out
this proposition to the satisfaction of tho
Court, Judge Benedict discharged him from
oustody with, the understanding that if he
wore ever detected in another counterfeiting
sobemo against tho Government tho sus
pended sentence would go into effect imme
diately. The particular orime for which he has just
been serving sentence was the forging of A
number of Morris and Esoox Uailroad bonds.
Ho was arrested tor this in New York City on
Nov. 10, 1883, pleaded guilty and was sen
tenced March 5. 1881, to five years' imprison
ment in Sing Sing. Tho portrait which is
given of the notorious criminal is on excel,
lent ono, representing him ns he looked in
188, just before ha was sent to Sing Sing.
O'BRIEN LEFT IN THE COLD.
nis Name Not on tho Eligible 1.1st for Chief
of Election Bureau.
Secretary Lee Phillips, of the Civil-Service
Examining Board, has sent to the Polico
Commissioners the names of three persons
who aro eligible for appointment as
Chief of Bureau of Elections. The
successful candidates are Edward Gilon,
President of the Board of Assessors,
93.01 per cent.; Brig.-Gan. Theophilus P.
Bodenbough, a one-armed veteran, 9L82 per
cent., and Kichard E. Mott, Deputy Clerk of
the Common Council, (0.09 per cent.
All three aro war veterans and tho Board,
under tho law of 18845, was obliged to give
them the preference. Thore wero seventeen
persons examined, and if none of these ore
appointed other veterans names will be sent
in. John J. O'Brien was rated highest in the
examination, but ho is irrevocably counted
Ruhwuy'o Firemen In Line.
trcciAt. to tub Bvigrxa woau.)
New Bbunrwick, N. J., Oct. 10. The first
annual parade of tho Bahway Fire Depart.
ment took place this afternoon. Tho pro.
cession was reviewed by Mayor Daly and tho
Board of Aldermen from a stand on Main
street. Visiting firemen wero present from
this city and Porth Amboy. A grand ball
will be held in Washington Ilall to-night,
Mr. Hatch Thrown Down Stairs.
Mr. Hatch, owner of the sloop yacht
Faults, which camo In victorious in the re.
cent race with tho Ulidia around Long Island,
had an altercation with tlio ticket-seller, in
West Brighton, S. I., last night. According
to eyo-wituesses, Mr. Hutch was thrown down
bOMiral stops and received serious injuries.
, Old Proh'e Promisee.
-ea WAsni.saTON, Oct. 10. For Bat
AjBVjM'. trn i'rte York: Light local rains;
VlWr i Itatlonarv, flMowil oy loxter tern.
SjV jMTittur; light to rwA tcvthertv
Kinds, trfrlng to norlhxnalertv.
The ltocbrtrr I.ami
bA UrKr ula thati ll ottwr Unit added tngotbar.
1W1 lluatlwr, mar 'Jl'th t., '. Warrra it,, .w
York, Hocbitr Lamp tVi., aolaowupra, .
"Btephahr'o Foraet Ala Not."
Apartnm unf and odd, Thoqatatotmaee-et tra
putt, . I
Qaliar'vl-I iuJWIWjSiZ!?J!!- a
THE DEMOCRATS WILL TO. '$
GOT. BTLL BACK AT AIBANT AND COSFI- v9
BENT OP VICTORY IN NOVEMBER. $H
The Farmers Cannot ba Hoodwinked et.A W
Itevnbllenns They Seatein HU Teto of ,,tfl
the Crosby Bill No Opinion to est "49
Concrmln Mr. Cleveland's Chaaeeo bs IH
1888 Labor Wonts Practical Measurei, Yiamni
irioui. 10 nrs rrrsiKO would.! JWWnLfl
Albany, N. Y., Oct 10. Got. Hill wJ ftH
found ot tho Executive Mansion this mom. kIH
ing, having just returned from his last coxmty " 'H
fair this year. Ho said he had brushed 'that VB
hayseed out of his hair and the country coil ' ,VB
from his shoes, and was now ready to rciumo ' ';'a
official business. Jv&nnnnn!
"Bid you enjoy your visits to tho county ; AH
fairs this year T" asked Tn Etihim Wmit,? jfH
The Governor replied t " Yes, immensely. ?
One sees a great deal of human nature At a ' vl
county fair. While there are many jealousies ''rlmawW
and rivalries usually developed, neverthe- 4H
less the farmers appear at their best At iLfl
these annual gatherings, which at produo- 1S-M
tlva of much benefit. Everywhere, there word :'&nnnB
largo audiences, in spite of much incleman 'fftl
weather, and the people seemed greatly in. , H
torested in tho Addresses and especially in all v liana!
that was said pertaining to taxation. The ''H
farmers, as a class, are not mVng much JbB
money, and aro consequently deeply con-' '
corned in whatever affects them pecuniarily. f lnnnnfl
Henry Georgo is evidently an in. asannn!
foresting talker And is doing much, jannnnl
toward gotting tho people to discuss elo-i- -f5nnnnn!
mentary questions, and whether thoy- ocroo SbH
with him or not ho sets them to thinking.'' IdbH
The country is safo when the peoplo becomaf "H
accustomed to think, and reason for thesw " . 1H
selves, instead of acting from prejudice or nHal
ignorance. It is, perhaps, better that they, , AannH
should reason upon the wrong side rethori ; iSmwrnw
than not to think at oil." ' . arnwm
"What do the farmers think of tho alleged' ML
temperance legislation of hut winter f " ill
" They understand lt all, and appreciate 11 'txHHI
at its true worth. It was replete with un- IH
soundness, hypocrisy and faUa pretenses, ondl "9H
they so regard it. They Are intelligent mea, 'kww
and cannot bo misled by olaptrap. They ' ;1H
balievo In uniform excise laws Ana '49anfl
equal taxation. They wero opposed ekH
to the Crosby bill because it was iasai
not uniform in its operation throughout th wlmw
State, and only affected jxrtioular localities. saH
H high licence- was goodf or New York City $&aww
ond Brooklyn, they think it was exroillr 'Ammm
good for the rest of tha State. The LegjftlA- Vtfnl
tura refused to mako it uniform, 'Anti x?awmM
they believe it was properly i TOtoedTl staBH
Tho Vedder biU, AlJhoughM: '&H
prosaly designed to secure their favor kSSmmU
nt the expense of large cities, overshot the 'Jxlmmm
mark ana failed because unfairness was too 'itftSsfl
transparent Thoy see- no- reason why t-H
license moneys or other proper local rev- vB
enuos, wbother in the city or in country, H
should not be applied for local purposes sH
instead of being- directed to State ob- -jronnn!
iecta. Whatever taxation by way ot liceasA i(i9maww
fees or otherwise, the liquor trafflo should -SfllH
properly boar, belongs to each locality grant. .''-tfyM
ing the license and not to some otherlocallty Jnnnnl
or to the State. Thoy object to dividiBK J ,'sSM
their own local revenues, and they do not " J-zMamm
want to share those of other com. SHI
munities. Our Republican friends will ;K?H
lose rather than gain votes by snob -ssfl
kind of legislation, which is so grossly un- iHslnnl
just as to satisfy nobody. Tho Republican UbbH
platform, in one view of its provisions, has ' 'kmm
ended the issue which was presented by thesa 'aH
bills. It does not expressly pledge tho party "-. tM
to re-enact them. It deals in glittering gen- 'tAwm
eralitios, and deolares that it favors restnetivo -il'Vannl
legislation, vhotever that may mean. Be-. ' nnnnl
sides, ex-Mayor Low, in his speech on Satnr. liS&maTM
day evening 1 at Ghickering Hall, admits '.aH
that both these bills wero defective, and says j B
that the Bepublicon party is not comniittedi, ,' .liH
to the details of any measures. Invieirof('rV3H
th eir platform and this Admission of ex-Mayort W .', 'j-H
Low, when contrasted with oil tha hu rnH
and cry that has been made about these S4H
bills, I am tempted to remark: "What iH-JHH
a fall was there, my countrymen. l-laH
Besides, their inconsistoncs and in. ftannnnl
sincerity ore moro manifest when thai tfiWrnaJM
Republicans havo already; renominated, on vfSnnnni
are about to renominate Senator Worth iot ' Jwawm
Brooklyn, and Senator McMillan in Buffalo, faH
who, in spite of the instructions ot u- party .4IH
caucus, refused ko support either of thesa , jiflgH
measures. Senator OoggeshaU, who voted HwkwW
against tho Crosby bill. has Also nissanS
been renominated. The Republican am " M-lflmmmW
evidently trying to ride both horses, 'jH
and will neither win back th '"WaWw
Prohibitionists nor satisfy the liberal elemenS -rfsBnnl
in their own party. The farmers Are neither i'-s:3B
fanatics, nor are they indifferent to their own ,. H
business interests. There are so many of wlinnnni
them engaged in producing barley, corn and J3mmM
rye, raising hops ond cultivating rgapel '-H
throughout the btate that it is practically Us- ; Y.41
possible to array them as a olaaa in f arc (A ' vsfaH
any narrow and Illiberal legislation. s'Lnfl
In the country districts where these ?3H
grain are raised and in tha hop-growina "It-tiH
and grape raising regions publio seatlnieat 1 H
fast crystallizing in favor of a liberal or) n4H
equitable excise law rigidly enforced. They 'izSlmaw
realize that this in tha conservative position) f&H
upon which all good citizens can stand. Thai LiFaaaW
republicans will find that thoy havoj TZmWW
made a serious mistake in attempt) jMH
lug to moke political capital out on '
their so-called temperance legislation. Tharaj .fwm
are thousands and tens of thousands of goool -tSH
citizens engaged in these industries, as well) ,1annn!
as Republican hotel owners and hotel keep- SzMaW
ers. Republican restaurant keepers And Raw YmWW
publican brewers, whoss occupations are in. Sasan
juriously affected by this unjust legislation, iH
and it is believed that they will vote this 'IIH
fall to protect their own business interests. ' Jvsanl
" Which party do yon think will win thfay Mm
fall?" K t "Wm
" Tha Demoorats will win, becaase ttieyl .?
deserve success. In the first place, they havoi Mfanni
the best ticket. Their candidates are capa.; $-aW
ble, honest and popular- Secretary of Steta- imm
Cook or. as everybody famiUarly call $
him. ' Fred ' Cook is ono of the best!
men in the State and a very 'popular oSetat;
Ho was o poor German boy who cama to tht , . H
country to seek fortune and by his own in. , ,
dustry and ability, unaided by influence or!
powerful friends, has made a deserved remu' 'M
tat ion as a successful business man. Thol H
others upon tho ticket were all poor boys who ftoa
had no rich or influential fathers to )jM
aid them, and may all bo said to ba .;
tlf-madu men. I have no crithana M
to offer as to the candidacy of CoL Grant. fmt
except to. say that the nomination would; V
norer havo been made except to retrieve that JttU
blunder which tho Republican Senate mad AM
lost winter in refusing to confirm him as a 'FB
Quarantine Commissioner. His nomina. .m
tton was an attempt to extricate their t SIM
party from tha awkward positloa yU
whero their foolish Senators had plactd '(flM
Tha ltocbaater I,iuu V.B
ha a larxrr aala than all other! lampa added tottier. JSH
1'iOl Uradar. near 'Mix at., M Waxnn t., Nto" onnnl
Yurk. ltwhealar Jjunp Ou., aula owner. ,', K&annnl
i a Xtmam
'Otephaar's Vora-et Mo Not." SifnH
An, UulpntaM, OoaUaia fissnaee m 'IM
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