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PRICE ONE CENT. , EVENING EDITION. NEW YORK, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1887. EVENING EDITION. PRICE ONE CENT. ll
GREW HAS RESIGNED.
' His Message Read In the Cham
ber of Deputies.
Crowds Around tho Parliament Building and
, Much Excitement.
The President ("lives nil Ueuom for Leav
ing OOlco Congress Will Meet nt Ver.
salllcs To-3Iorrow Hussion Nihilists
Knrprised and a Bloody Want With the
Police Follows Angry Strikers Assault
Constable In London Eight Badly Hurt.
BrrciiL 01DU TO Tim WOULD. I
Fatiis, Deo. 2. Thero was great exciUmont
whon, shortly nftor 2 o'clock this afternoon,
it was announced that President Grovy's
resignation had boon road in tho Chambor of
Deputies'. Tho polico bad much difficulty in
looping tbo crowd away from tho Parliament
building. Congress will meet to-morrow.
Following is tho toxt of M. Grovy's mes
sage of resignation! " 80 long as I had only
to contend with tho difficulties that have ac
cumulated in my path, tho attack of tho
press, tho abstention of tho men whom tho
publlo voioo called to my sido, and tbo in
creasing impossibility to form a Ministry,
I struggled on and romainod whore duty
bado mo ; but at tho moment when publio
opinion, better informed, marked a chango
which gavo mo hopo of forming a Govern
ment, tho Senate and Chamber of Deputies
votod a doublo resolution, which, under
tho form of an adjournment to a final
hour to await tho President's promised mes
sage, is tantamount to summoning tbo Presi
dent to resign. It would bo my duty and
right to resist, but under tho circumstances
in which wo aro placed a conflict between tho
I Executivo and Parliament might entail con-
sequences which restrain mo. Wisdom and
patriotism command me to yield."
(RUSSIAN NIHILISTS 6UEPRISED.
Dynamite Laboratories Dlscorcred and n
Illoody Fight Follow.
I special cable to tux wonu. 1
Bebltn, Doc. 2. Tho Courier publishes a
telegram from 8t. Petersburg stating that
several meeting-places of Nihilist conspir
ators and laboratories for the manufacture
of dynamito havo been discovered by the
authorities in tho Wnssile, Ostrou and Pcski
' quarters at tho capital.
' Tho despatch adds thnt.on the conspirators
in Peskl being surprised by tho police, an
encounter took placo which was attended by
LORD MAYOR SULLIVAN CONVICTED.
Sentenced to Two months' Imprisonment
Timothy Harrington Arrested.
lirXCIAL OABU TO TUX WOBLD.
Dublin, Doo. 2. Lord Mayor Sullivan, for
printing in his paper reports of suppressed
' branches of tho National League, was con-
v victed to-day. Ho was sentenced to two
months' imprisonment, but without labor.
Mr. Timothy Harrington, Member of Par-
' Moment for the harbor division of Dublin,
was arrested to-day in this city.
TOLICE ATTACKED BY STRIKERS.
Eight London Constables Injured by Being
Struck with Stones.
' rtrxauii CADLX TO Tnx WORLD.
London, Deo. 2. A strike is in progress in
tho shoe trade in Northampton. Last even
ing, while a body of polico was escorting tho
workmen to thoir homes, they were attacked
by tbo strikers and a sovoro struggle ensued.
Eight constables were injured by being struck
It is expected that worso trouble will occur
at the end of tho week, when an immonso
number of operatives will bo looked out.
. Burl Iiyons llecomes a Roman Catholic.
ISriCIAL CABLE TO Till WOULD. 1
A Bebltn, Deo. 2. The Weekly JiegUter an
nounces that Earl Lyons, lata Minister to
Paris, has been reeoived into the Roman
Catholio Ohuroh by tho Right Rev. Dr. Butt,
Bishop of Southworth. Earl Lyons bad
placed himself under instruction and had
begun regularly to attend Itoman Catholio
services soveral weoks prior to his paralytio
seizuro, of which ho is now dying.
COLORED, BY RULE OP COURT.
Judge Ilarrett Decides tbat Little Nellie Lee
Is Not Yetta Ilrodsky and Never Was.
Tbo littlo ten-year-old girl, concerning
whoso porontago a worm dispute hag been,
going on in tho Supremo Court for somo
time, was to-day awarded to the colorod con
testants, Jennie and William Loe. This do
1 cision, which is mado by Judgo Barrett, rules
tho Russian claimants, Bertha and Harris
Brodsky, who hava insisted sho was their
long-lost daughter Yetta, out of court.
Tho Brodskys live at 21 Essex stroet. In
October, 1884, their two-and-a-balf-year-old
daughter, Yetta, strayed away, and they have
been uuablo to find her. Nearly three months
ago they heard that a child resembling Yetta
was living with the Lees at 111 East Ono Hun
drod and Nineteenth street.
The Lees, while admitting that the child
was not thoir own, said that she bad been
ghen to thorn in 1881 by her mother, Mrs.
Kurah Samuels, a colored woman. The
Brodukys positively identified Nellieas Yetta,
and bailtha Lees arraigned before Polico Jus
1 tico Whito on tho chargo of abduction.
Justice White sont the parties to the
i Supremo Court, and committed tbo child to
tho custody of the Society fortbePreven
t tion of Cruelty to Children, to await a de
cision of the caso.
James J. Nealis was appointed reforoe, and
upon his findings Judge Barrett to-day
swarded the child to tho Leos.
Will It Be Lucas Instead of Faulkner.
L UrxctAL TO TUX wonLD.l
WABuiNaroN, Dec. ?. The credentials of Mr.
Lucas, ai senator-elect from West Virginia, nave
been received and Died In the United mates Senate,
"it rumored that the Supremo Court of West
piSl. nu d'ed MuTino election of JMoUner
u Senator irMUlcgal.
WARFARE ON "SAWDUST" MEN.
Inspector Byrnes Hnys lie Is Determined to
Suppress the Hwlndlo.
Joo Littlo, ono of tho "sawdust" swind
lors captured by Inspector Byrnes's dotoo
tivcB, was taken to tho Jefferson Market
Court to.day and remanded. Tho Inspoctor
said this morning that how as going to do
what ho could to stop tho swindlo, convict
tho swindlers raid cxposo tho shopkeepers
and others who roccivo lottors for tho swind
lors and help them in other ways.
DotoctivcH Heidelberg and Dolan arrosted
Littlo, who is said to bo ono of tho chief
managers of tho business and employs mon
to gathor addresses. In his possession woro
found a list of privato post-offices and threo
or four "boodle," packages, together with a
heap of circulars.
John Curloy was arrested by DotoctivoB
Kush and McGuiro. Tho detectives say that
be is ono of tho men who gather up tho
Patrick Ryan, an ox-burglar and post-ofllco
tbicf,.also a collector of addresses, is a third
prisoner, and JamcB McNally, of 322 West
Forty-eighth street, a fourth. The polico
say that be is tbo man who gives out tho
" boodle" to the dupe.
Tho fifth and last prisoner, John Hawley,
is described as an ox-blackmailer. His plan
is to send first as a sample of his goods a
genuine greenback. Tho "boodle" is then
sent to tho victim 0. O. D. by
express, always to an officio some twenty
or forty miles from his home. Ho
is ordered not to open tho package till ho
gots home. When he does, and finds it filled
with ashes, tho money paid at tho express
office is already on its way to Hawloy in Now
York. With tho ashes the customer finds a
letter from Hawley, setting forth that he was
watched for and followed to tho express
office by detectives, and for his customer's
fcafety substituted tho worthless package
Ho hopes for a rcnowal of business relations,
and often hopes not in vain.
ELEVATED OPERATORS UNEASY.
An Alleged Scheme to Make Them Accept
Lower Salaries or Ueslgn.
The telegraph operators on tho elevated
railroads aro moro or less uzinjy just now.
Some time ago Col. Hain gavo mtieo that every
operator would be furnished with ono or
mora students who wero to bo taught teleg
raphy during the dull hours. This week tho
scliemo was put in operation.
Tho " students" turned out to bo tho gate
men and porters, who roceivo about a dollar
less por day than do tbo operators. The
latter fear tliat thoy ore educating men who,
in tho near future, will bo used as a power to
force them to accept lower salaries. But thoy
dare not rofuso to teach the men.
Their salaries are at present slightly above
tho average received lor commercial work.
The Telegraphers' Brothorhood has received
no official notification of the stand taken by
the company, but when a report is mado some
action sustaining tho operators will undoubt
edly bo taken.
In speaking of the affair, J. B. Taltavall,
editor of tho JCleetrie Age. said : " It does not
require a Btrictly first-class operator to as
sume chargo of tho majority of stations
on these roads. Tho company has
adopted the 'block systom,' which is
an nutoraatio arrangement similar to
the district messenger sorvioo boxes. To
operato this system successfully requires
but tho study of a few minutes'
time. The gatcmen can do it already.
The operators draw from $(15 to $75 per
month; the gatemen $10. The company
would accept a compromise at $50, thus sav
ing about $5,000 a month."
TO BE 1IAN0EP ON JAN. 20.
"I'm Taking McCarthy's medicine." Dan
Huld on Iloarlng Ills Doom.
Dan Driscoll, who shot and killed " Bcezy "
Gorrity in McCarthy's Hester street dive, in
attempting tho life of tho proprietor of tho
place, in July, 1880, must hang on Friday,
Jan. 20, 1888.
Recorder Smyth said so in tho Court of
General Sessions this morning, the remittitur
of tho decision of the Court of Appeals hav
ing been roturnod to that court yesterday
At noon he was led into tbo court-room.
Ho was pale and his oyes gavo proof that ho
had slept little sinco informed of the action
of tho Court of Appeals.
His lawyer, Mr. Howe, saidi "Driscoll
feels that ho has bad a fair and impartial
trial, and that the chargo of Your nonor was
without prejudice But he has f urthor to say
that his blood will be upon tbo perjured wo
man. Carrie Wilson. Nanio tho day."
Driscoll nodded solomnly at each declara
tion of his counsel and impassively received
tho announcement of his last day on earth.
In tbo ante-room, on his way from tho
building, ho accosted an acquaintance and
said, in a solemn and impressive sort of way,
pointing to his breast as ho spoke; "I'm
akin' McCarthy's medicine."
FULLER GETTING INTO TROUBLE.
He Is Ordered to Hhow Why Ills License
Should Not be Revoked.
Aspinwall Fuller, President of tho Marino
Engineers' Beneficial Association, has been
notified to appear beforo Steamboat Inspec
tors Maisland and Fairchild on Dec.
0, to show why his licenso m
enginoor should not bo revoked. The
Inspectors claim that as Fullor, who once
served a term in Sing Sing Prison for murder
in tho fourth degree, has not been restored
to citizenship, ho is not entitled to a licenso.
Fullor recently mado charges that Inspector
Mainland bad issued a licenso to W. E.
Willbon illegally. Beforo lie mado this charge
Fuller had beon deprivod of his liceiibe
for deserting tho steam-yacht Strangor. Tho
licenso was restored by Supervising Inspoc.
tor Starbuck. Fuller's charges aro now in
tho hands of Socretary Fairchild, at Wash,
Moving the Police Captains.
The Police Commissioners held a long meeting
to-day. They were still In session late this after
noon. It was said that they were en
gaged In moving the police captains
from ono -reel net to another. Capt.
John M. Itobblna. of the Tblrtj-fourtn rrecluct,
oiVcd to be retired under the lawgiving blm that
privilege after twenty ye ar' service. He was re
tired on halt par, which is tl,;&o a year.
lie Wanted la Hce tbo Urldge.
Sapt. Jackson, of Castle Garden, this morning
permitted the runaway boy, Ernest Jowner, who
arrived on the State of Indiana on Wednes
day, and whom he was requested by cable
to detain, lo io uptown to view the lirookljn
Urldge, The runaway la the nineteen-year-old eon
of a wealthy llelfast brewer. Ho ran away to see
the world. Ho will aull for homo to-morrow.
Mrdlcnl Aid fiir the Kirk I'oor.
The Mutual Medical AM Association, which has
recently been formed lor the purpose of supplying
medloluea and raedloal advice to the poor of the
city, will In a f aw days open the first ot ltl dispen
saries ai isa Weal Forty-first meet.
HOLD "WETS" RESPONSKLK.
PROHIBITION ORATIONS AT YOUNG HIGH
TOWER'S FUNERAL IN ATLANTA.
The Services Held nt the Young Men's Pro.
blbltloo Club and Ten Preachers Took
Part In the Exrrrlses-Dr. Morrison's
Words I What a City or a Million How.
etb Tbat Also Hlmll It Heap."
(srccuL ro ran wobld.1
Atlanta, Gn., Deo. 2. Young Charnell
Hightowcr, tho boy who diod Wodncsday
from tho effects of a blow from somo unknown
negro, was buriod yesterday amid romorka
blo scenos. Tho Prohibitionists soem to
have been doing all thoy could to make polit
ical capital out of tho boy's death. Tho
Young Men's Prohibition Club, of which ho
was a member, took chargo of tho remains,
and tho funeral, instead of being held at his
fathor's house, was held at Prohibition bead
quarters, which was drapod in mourning.
Thoro was a great crowd preseut. " In
Memoriam," "Diod with HIb Armor Gn,"
" At Rest," woro the legends on tho black
board at tho head of tho ball, and floral offer
ings boro similar mottoes.
As many as ton proachors took part in tho
exercises and tho ball was crowdod. Rev. II.
O. Morrison and Rov. J. B. Uawtborno de
livered tho funeral orations. In tho course
of his remarks Dr. Morrison said : " ' What a
man sowoth, that also shall ho renp. What a
city or p. nation sowetli, that also shnll it
real).' This is but tbo voico of that universal
law tliht says: ' Whatsoever n man sowoth
shall lio also roap.' Whilo wo would uttor
no word of bitterness towardB thoso who
differed from us. and whilo thero nro many
of thero. I daro say, who deplore this deed,
yet it 1$ tho legitimnto reoping of tho seed
just sown. It is tho first sheaf, gathered
sooner than any expected, but tbo prelude
nnd tirophesy ot tho harvest which must iu
ovitably follow. It is tho prcfaco to that
history which rum is to make in our city, and
thnt prcfaco is naturally written in blood,
and that by tho almost unaccountable elo-'
ment URod by otbors to prepare material for
that history. Flushed with whiskey and
frenziod with tho enthusiasm of success, tho
brutal hand has crushed out this young and
promising life, and with tlto blood baptized
our city into its new relation."
Dr. Hawthomo, speaking of tho relation of
tho Prohibition question to tho crimo, said :
" It would bo not only unjust, but exceed
ingly foolish in us to say that tho anti-Prohibitionists
as a pasty aro responsible for tho
murder of thiB young man. I bollovo thoro
aro hundreds of men in that party who aro as
incapablo of such a deed as any of us. L be
lieve that thero aro many among thom who
deprecate tho crimo as profoundly as tho bost
of us. But this I shall say, my senso of
truth and right, and my lovo for the
best interests of tho community, com
pel mo to say s Tho murdor of
young Hightowcr is ono of tbo inevitable
fruits of the iniquitous traffic which is again
fastened upon this fair city by the triumph of
tho anti-Prohibition party. Higbtower was
murdered, and the guilt of thnt crimo rests
upon every liquor dealer in thiB country."
Tho burial was at Fort Valley, Ga., and a
delegation of Prohibitionists attended.
Tho polico last night arrested Elbert Ware,
a negro with a pretty bnd rocord. They think
ho is tho murderer of Hightowcr.
WEIDLER'S CHILDREN IN C0UET.
They Nestle In Tbelr Father's Arms Until
Gen. Catlln Heads Them Away.
Gcorgo Woidlor, tho young man who killed
Dr. Edward H. Duggan last July, was tho
contre of a group of sympathotio friends in
the Brooklyn Sessions Court this morning,
pending tho continuonco of bis trial.
His wife reached the court-room early and
for a while romainod among tho throng out
sido tho rail, but just boforo tho caso was
called sho walked over to her hus
band's scat, kissed him and thon
beckoned to thoir two tots of chil
dren. The little ones came running over,
clambered on their father's knee and in
dulged in all sorts of childish prattle.
Thoy looked in wonder at the tear-stained
mother's face, and finally trotted over to her
and childishly tried to pull away tho hand
kerchief which covered her eyes.
Then tho batch of criminal cases which was
being disposed of was finished, and Weidler
btarted to his chair, beside Counsel Catlin.
His wife preceded him, and ho led tho two
children by either hand. Again tho little ones
nestled in the father's arms, and the picturo
cfew quite dramatic, but Counsel Catlin
didn't like it, aud he ordored tho mothor to
tako tho children away.
Gen. Catlin began tho preliminary argu
ment for tho defense, based on Mrs. Weld,
ler's claim of aRsnult made by the murdered
man, and which incited tho crime. Tho caso
will probably bo given to tho jury this
Denounce the Shoe and Leather Trust.
ISriCUI. TO TBK WOBLD.1
Cmaiao, Dec. i. The Shoe and Leather Trust,
said to bo In process of formation In New
York; Is denounced by manufacturers
here. Mr. Sell, of Belz, Schwab & Co., aald
this morning that thero la nothing In
It, but If there was Its projectors ought to be in the
Penitentiary. " We have hf-ard nothing of It, and
besides the scheme is Impracticable," he added.
"It would ba Imposilble lo combine the thou
sands of shoe-Dousea in the country. We In the
West don't want any boot and shoe trust, and the
men who do should be given a taste of prison life.
The firm have the principal prison contracts in
Illinois and Michigan."
Verdict Against Miss Ingrabam.
In the Court ol Common Pleas, before Judge
Daly, to-day, a jury brought In a verdict of J-W0 In
the caso of LeapmaBno A Friedman against
Eliza Ingrabam, slater ot Judge Ingraham.
In 1836 tbo plaintiffs negotiated tor
the defendant the sale of property
at One Hundred and Twenty-ninth street and the
Harlem Itiver to tbo Mnhattn Hallway Comp mr.
Tho defendant claimed that the railway authorltlea
were after her aa much as after the agents, and
offered MX to compromise. This was declined
and suit Instituted, tue jury glvlDg the full amount
Clamoring for Weldoa's Life.
inrtciiL to tux wobld.1
EAMH8 Citt, Mo., Dec . Karly this morning
about fifty negroes surrounded the jail at Wyan
dotte and, demanded the release of Murderer
Weldon. The Sheriff repulsed the attack by firing
several ehoie over the heads of the mob. No
dangrr Is feared to-day, though the oolored popu
lace are still excited.
John Monrc Was Not to Dlame.
Coroner Eldmin to-day held an Inquest In the
caso of the unknown man who was found uncon
soUVJBluun alley way adjoining 1ST Weal Thirty
second s'reet.on Nov. It, and who died soon after
warus. John Stbore, a colored man, who waa
arrested on a char.e of causing the man's death,
was exonerated from all blame In tao matter by
tho Coroner's Jury.
SPRINGFIELD'S PINK HL0CK DUBNED.
Destruction of the Wlnthrnp Club's Nwell
Itoonia Tho Loss About 8100,000.
tf rrciit. to tnr. would, i
Sritijorir.t.i, Mass., Dec. 2. About t
o'clock this morning tho flno four-btory
brick block known as thn Kirkhnm and Olm
htcad block, corner of Stato aud Willow
streets, wns nearly destroyed by fire. In
thiB block woro the olegnntly furnished rooms
of tho Winthrop Club, which oeaipiod nearly
the entire upper lloor. After u stubborn
liL'lit tbo fire was brought under control.
Tlie eauHO of tho tiro, which appears to havo
started on the club-room Hour, is not yet
nppurunt. Tho loss to tho building and occu
pants cannot now bo accurately cttiinatcd
it may reach $1100,000.
The interior finish of tbo block was of a
superior order throughout, the finish of tho
upper htory costing somewhere about
$120,000, so that tho loss on tho building will
reach 830,000. Tho Winthrop Club will loso
about 815,000. Tho damage to othor occu
pants is principally by smoko and water, and
is xory heavy, particularly on tho main
lloor. The Collegiato Institute had a
drill ball on the upper floor, next to
the club rooms. In tho third Btory
wero apartments aud ofuces. On tho second
floor Mere tho Collegiate Institute, Prof.
Zuchlmanu's music rooms, real estate offices
of J. 1). A W. H. McKnieht, Dr. narvoy,
W. C. King &, Co., book publishers, and tho
Metropolitan Insurance offices. On tno main
floor aro Wilson fc Patterson, stove dealers ;
tho Stato stroet butter store, Smith's oigar
Btoro, Mooro's plumbing establishment,
Bull's harness storo, and E. W. Olarko &
BULLS IN CONTROL.
The Stock Market Sluggish. Owing to the
Circulation of l'also Humors.
Tho market this morning startod off at n
sluggish paoo owing to tho circulation of falso
rumors. Tho announcement that the October
not earnings of tho Union l'acitlo wore
8200,000 ahead of 1880, and tho fact
that Richmond Terminal was worth flat to
1-1G for uso on account of tho closing of tho
transfer books this afternoon for elec
tion purposes both contributed toward
placing tho bulls in control.
Money has beon easy, at C a C per cont. on
call, and foreign oxchango is nominally un-
ennneu, ai 4.tu n i.bu.
Governments aro a shado easier for tho -Is.
at 121K a 125 for rog. and 125Kal20 for
coupon. Tho 4Js rule steady nt 107K
a 107. In Stato bonds Virginia deferred
broke IX to 8K. North Carolina special tax
sold at 12. It ail road bonds wero quiot.
Nickel Plato 4s rose from B5 to 80) Alton
it Torro Hauto dividends broke 2, to 40, and
ralliod to 41. Kansas t Texas 5s ranged
from C7 to 08 and Cs from 77 to 77)'. Fort
Worth lsts roso 1. to 80, and dropped to 78.
Advices from Paris report tho feelings on
tho Bourso quiot and tho situation improving.
Bentes aro up 90 centimos to 82f. ISo. tho best
price for somo timo. In London Consols
were steady and American railway securities
i to I por cent, hotter.
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WANTED TO HELP A WITNESS ODT.
A Lively Time la tbe Karlr Alarnlas; About
the Ilouso of Ueteatlua.
An effort was mado this morning to offoct
tho escapo from tho Ilouso of Detention of
Morris Stone, an important witness against
William Dowling, who is accused of the mur
der of William Hcnnessy. Tho latter was
beaten to death in the notorious l'hoonix
lodging-houbo in tho Bowery.
A man was seen moving about tho alley
near tbe prison anil a police alarm was given.
Then camo a lively chaso. Tho man reached
a nro escapo on a tenement and clambered up
liko an agile alio. When be reached the top
he placed his hands on tho cornice and hung
suspended in tho air. A dozen policemen
stood below and shouted :
" Hold on whero you aro, or wo will shoot"
From tho darkness camo back in feeblo
accents: " Don't shoot anil I'll stay hero."
Thon tho wiry fellow lifted his susponded
body with his arm muscles, reached the roof
in safety and by means of tbo scuttle- mado
his escapo through Marion btrcot.
Had Wcatlivr L'ouiIuk Next Week.
It Is warmer all ovf r tl.o country to-day. In
Mew York the mercury stood at S4 decrees at 7
o'clock this inornlnt,', axalnsi 14 degrees at the
saint hour yesterday. "Kalr, warmer weather"
Is the ofllilal prediction for the ilay.
That aort ol thing U not to last long, however.
u there la a big atorm tip In the Late regions, and
It Is moving this way. It will tret hers on Tuesdsr.
The oolde.t spot to-day Is Bismatck, Dak., where
the mercury standi at 4 degrees. It la freezing In
Charleston, Atlanta and Auxtista, but la New Or
leans und Unlf fston the tnormonicter marks fid
degreca. '1 he ti-inpf raturo ltl llelUdere, 14. J.,
yesterday, waa 8 degrees.
Mrs. tVetlierell Ilolnar Well.
Mrs. Nellie Wctherell, whose fool was amputated
at the New York Hospital yesterday afternoon by
Dr. Itobert F, Weir, waa this morning reported to
be Id sa extrriaelr favorable condition. At the
hospital it was aald that there la no rrasou why her
recovery shoul I not be spredv and thorough. She
was rearing comfortably, and her i.eneral health
was good. A number of Inquiries aa to her con
dition were made, and her friends went away
greatly reaaaiired. A benefit performincela aid
of Mrs. Wctherell will probably Ui given shortly,
Major llnggerty Much lletter.
Major Juuits llaggerty's ooudltiou assumed a
hopeful change to-day. Dr. C. B. Gilbert and Dr.
Sinclair btnith hold a consultation yesterday after,
noon and reported that there wu CTerr teuon to
bcliiro that he would lecotcr,
A BOLD THIEF AT THE FERRY.
ROBBERY OP A YOUXO LADY IN A OAR
AT THIRTf-FOURTH STREET.
The Crime Commlttrd at Nlhl la the I.oaetv
ltnllrnnd Cut MUs Torrrace's I'lurkx
l'lgbt Mhnlr-llnndnt Wblln the llrlvrr
and a Mate 1'nssitnarr Jn krd On A
Mnn In Custudr Nusperted of thn Deed.
A highway robbery so bold that recalls tho
assault on Miss Isherwood in tho Fourth avo.
nuo tunnel four years ago, and tho facts of
which, as in thnt earlier raso.woro suppressed
by Polico Capt. Ityan, was perpetrated in tho
railroad cut at tho Thirty-fourth street ferry
last Saturday night. Tho victim was Miss
llruco Torrcnco, the daughter of Itobert
Torronco, a builder of Clareucevillo, L. I.,
and a dcaoon in tbo Itichmond Hill Congre
Miss llruco is herself an active member of
tho church and teaches a class in the Sunday
school. l)y marriago sho is a rclativo of
I'olico Capt. Eakins, of tho Leonard street
squad. Hlio is employed as a cashier in
Alexander's shoo store at Sixth aveuuo and
Saturdays tho storo is kept open later than
usual, and thus it happened that at 1MB
o'clock on the night of the robbery sho was
riding towards tho Thirty-fourth street forry
in ouo of the bob-tail cars of the Twenty
third streot lino that cut through tho block
from First avenue to the ferry. Thero wero
besides her in tho car a man and a woman.
The cut is dark and lonesome and tbo ad
joining stroets aro the abode of about as had
a gang of young toughs as thero isinthid
Miss Torrenoe sat near tho end of the car
as it entered tho cut, holding her pocket
book in hor hand. Hhe had just bought n
clock for which nho had paid out most of hor
money and a littlo moro than S2 was left.
Tho lightB on First avonue had barely dis
appeared when the door was jerked open and
a young man with a heavy black mustacho
darted in, seized tho pooketbook and tried to
wrench it away.
Miss Torronco was taken by surprise, but
sho held on and roBisted the thief.
Angered by her resistance, lie shook her
rougtuyanu dragged ner outonuiopiatiorm.
Hero Miss Torrcnco found her voico and
screamed until it scorned as if sho must bo
heard at the forry. Hut no help camo. Tbo
car wont on with tho driver calmly looking
back from tho front platform and the ono
malo passenger in tho car looking on in stupid
As tho car swung around tho curve near
tho ferry, tho thiol with n sudden jerk throw
Miss Torrenco off tho platform into tho mud,
and toro tho pockotbook from her grasp.
Tho fall and the shock partly stunned hor,
but her blood waa up and she ronsed herself
in time to seize tho coat-tails of the robber as
bo ran towards First nvenuo with his plundor.
Sho was dragged a step or two through tho
mud beforo ho was able to shako her off.
Muddy and bedraggled from head to foot.
Miss Torrenco aroso and hurried after tho
car, to find the male passenger standing on
tbe back platform holding the box containing
her cloak. To her indignant reproaches ho
replied only with tho lame exeuse that he
thought it was a friend who was hauling her
out of tho car.
At tho ferry Miss Torrenco found her two
brothers waiting for her. Thoy bad not
heard her scream. Hor appearance startled
thom. Her dress and even ner hat were cov
ered with mud. Sho had, however, roceivod
no injury in tho assault.
At MissTorrencc's requess a friend brought
the matter to tho attention ot Inspector
Steers on Monday last. Miss Torrcnco's de.
Bcription of tho robber is that of a young
man, with a phenomenally heavy mustache
on a very young faoo. Sho thinks that it was
probably falso and Btuck on for the occasion.
The fellow woro a check suit and a derby hat.
Cant, ltyan's precinct is in Inspector Will
iams's district, and Inspector Steers handed
tho case over to him ; but tho two oilicials
are working together to catch tbo highway
man. Capt. llyan being called upon to make
a statemout of what ho had done, reported
to-day that ho had under arrest a young
thief answoring the description. who is under
$1,000 bail on a similar charge. In his pocket
was found a false mustache. The fellow is
now in tbo Tombs. Strange to say, Capt.
Ityan had in no way communicated with Miss
Torrcnce up to this morning.
Tho Inspectors, upon receiving his report
this morning, summoned him to headquar
ters, and as tho outcomo of a privato inter
view, Miss Torrenco was requested to come
to headquarters to identify, if possible, the
prisoner. Capt. Ityan was instructed here,
after to put a policeman on duty on the rail
road cut, at least on Saturday nights.
Tho prisoner is Joseph Higgius, nged nine
teen, of 338 East Thirty-fourth streot. He is
charged with jumping ou a car in First
avenuo and snatching the overcoat of Chris
topher Murray. In his poekets wero found a
slung shot and a falsa mustache.
SENTIMENT IN FAVOR OP SMITH.
A Tart Correspondence Between Mr. Ovlnsr-
ton and Mr. lliuld, of Kentucky.
IsrrcUL to tkk wosld. i
Louisville, Doc. S. The Nicholas Smith
Ovingtou matter is still tho solo topio of dis
cussion in society circles horo. Smith was at
firBt generally condemned, but tho sentiment
has changed in his fuor, and, should Mr.
Oviugton and his young bride pay tho Bour
bon metropolis a visit in tho future they will
find tho sooial atmosphere somewhat frigid.
A fact heretofore unpublished is that a
rather tart correspondence passod between
Mr. Faulds and Ovington in reference to
tho return of Smith's wedding presents.
Mr. Ovington's note to MrB. Fauld'a return,
ing the present was received by her husband,
a member of Kentucky's most blue-blooded
families. Ho immediately wroto Ovington
that it was noun of his busiuchH whether
tho present was paid for or not, at tho uuuo
timo giving his opinion of such an action
To thiB Mr. Ovington replied, apologizing
for his action.
An order wu given by Howe k numrael this
morning for a copr of the stenographlo minutes of
the trial of Ilerr Moat, to be naed on appeal. Mr.
Howe aald that all tbo papers are ready to
make the motion for a new trial beforo
Judgo Conine on Monday next, and
lhat should he rcfusv to entertain ll
an application will be iitav e to some Justice of the
Hitpnme Court for a alay of proceedings, with
admission to ball iiendltig tho appeal. Ilerr Mo-it
was touted tula morning, and was aa cneerful us
his faith will permit him to be
Jersey Cltv's Ilnllromd I'lgUt.
ISriCIXL TO TBI WOULD.)
Trxhtox, N. J., Dto. J. The Supremo Conrt
to-dar dented the application by citizens of Jersey
City for a writ of cerlorarl to atop the elevation of
the I'ennitlvanla Hallroad tracks In that cltr and
to bring tne proceeding of the Hoard of Works up
Sinnll-1'ux In Hevrntrnuth Street.
A caso of small-pox waa diacovercd last night at
1U East Seventeenth street The patient, an
aged woman, was removed to tho North, BroUiwt
AIT QVTJIHEAK OF PRECOCITY.
What May be Feared at a Jtetult of Jaief
CAEL18LE AND RANDALL CONFER.
No Action on the Tariff Question Expected
Until After Christmas.
israelii, to Tin wobld.1
WABitrKOTON, Doo. 2. MoBsrs. Carlislo and
Randall havo had several preliminary con
versations upon a proposod compromise
mrasuro of revenue reduction.
llotlt gentlemen express great confidence
in the ultimate success of their labors. Thoy
hold anothor meeting this afternoon. It will
bo somo doys.however.boforo they will bo able
to get down to tho preparation of tho meas
uro ovon if they roach a lino of mutual con
cession. As nothing can bo dono until after
tho naming of tbo momliors of tho Ways and
Means Committee, it will bo after tho Christ
ians recess boforo any final action will be
In tho mean timo it is tho purposo of tho
Democrats to hold a spocial cauens to dis
cuss tho matter. President Clevoland is vory
desirous that an agreement may be reachod,
so that tho majority of tho Ilouso may pro
Bcnt a united front. He beliovos that this
can be accomplished by mutual concession.
Mr. Carlislo called on tho President and in
formed him that ovorything was favorable to
an amicablo solution of tho difference be
tween himself and Mr. Ilandall on tariff
The President's views on tariff reform and
revenue reduction, as set forth in his nies
Bogo, aro clear and oxplicit. Thoy aro under
stood to be entirely satisfactory to Mr. Ban
doll and bis Xriencu.
K0 PARDON FOR FRANK LIBBEY.
President Cleveland's Opinion of Mra Who
Try to Get Pensions by frond.
tenoui. to tin woixn.1
WiflirraoTON, Doo. 2. In denying pardon
to Frank Libbey, convicted in Vermont of
making falso affidavit in a pension claim, tho
Presidont observes :
There Is not a particle of doubt as to the
convict's guilt snd that he added the crime of per
Jury to the no leas atroclona crime of prcs-nllng
false affidavits for the purpose of procuring a pen
sion. I cannot look with any degree of
charity upon such efforts to dceccrato a sacred
bounty of the government, founded on patriotic
aentlmenta of gratitude to deserving soldiers,
and I am surprised that so many respectable citi
zens anould bo found who are willing our pension
laws should bo violated and prostituted without
GOOSE FARMS RAIDED.
A Long Island City Nuisance That Even the
Inhabitants Complain About.
Special Otnccrs "Ward and Cundy, or" the
Society for tho Prevention of Cruelty
to Animals, made a raid late lost
night on tho gocso farms at Sunnysido,
Long Island City, and arrested Amiel and
Abram Moses, of Attorney street: Samuel
Pincns and Lewis, a driver for Eidclson, of
Essex streot, and Philip Fleck, of Ludlow
street, all of this city, on a charge of cruelty
The officers found in soveral sheds hun
dreds of goese suspended from rafters and
quacking for morcy. In othor places small
crates contained as many as ono hundred
geese, packed like sardines.
Night is mado hideous for people living
noar tho farm by tho noiso of thousands of
gecso quacking togethor.
Incorporation of a llrewers' Union.
The Ilrewera' Uulou No. 1, of Mew York, has
been Incorporated. Tho objects are to maintain
snd Improve the wages of its members, to protect
them against all hostile attempts by all lawful
means, to protect them against want of employ
ment, to ace thl In all de iliugs with their employ
ers and foremen they recelt o proper Justice, and,
In reneral, for mutual benerlt. Hie trustees are
Charles Kngelmau, Fncdr'ch Schnell, Peter Dar
mlcker. Louis Keller, Andrew i'rledle, Charles
l'ommer and Louts Ucrbrund.
Narrow Escape of Two masters.
(srCCUL TO THE WOSLD.
IUrtTroKD, Conn., Dec. i. John Itoach and
James Morrison had a narrow escapo from death
by explosion to-day. Tney were digging a well
and aiti'utpteil to iiljst rock. There being no ex
plosion tne men supposed the foso had
lulled and ugilu intercd luc hole, when the powder
exploded, Hoach'a neck and lace wero cut by
drlug Btiiues and tilled with powder, while Morn
son was only slightly burned, lloth men were
taken to the hospital.
Temperunre t.lbbs Koslarns.
J. II. Olbbs, President of the Manhattan Tem
perance Association, has resigned from that ofilce.
This action waa taken in Mew of tbe charges
bruuuht agalnat him by persons who paid fees at
uU employment ageucy and never got any work.
Itev. (Jrorge 1. l'crry Called.
ISfSCIll. TO TUE WOULD. 1
Willimantic, Conn., Dec -i Tho Baptist
Church of Wllltmamlc has extended a call to Iter.
George 1. 1'erry, of Westerly, It. I., at a salary of
There May Bo si Little Hnsw Too.
v WisniNOTOK, Deo, C
i rX v dkaf ion fur the
)Ja twnt!t-0ur hours com-
TAlV menrtng at 8 . AT. to-
jflr g cFix t"V: yorConnecltcut ana
ivva Kcutern Xeu i'orie,
vt WjN warmer, threatening
T I -k lt weather, letlh nun
iAjT -X-N parttv enow (it Eastern
'Jrrr vCA'A. Asm Yorbfrtth to brim
A3 & 4? eouthtrlu utncu, tr-
-T " tng ft) wtVia,
WAKDEN WALSH ACCUSED. j
THREE MURDERERS IN THE TOMBS COX- dp
PLAIN OP ILL TREATMENT. If
Driscoll, Lyons and ItHch Raid to be BnflVr- gj
Ing for Want of Proper Food The War.
den Also Chnraed Willi Taunting tho .-tf
Whyn Chief on Ills Impending Doom An .'
Investigation Hnld to be In Prosrreta.
Vhon Driscoll was arraigned for rcscntcneo
this morning in tho General Sessions it wast W
confidently expected thoro would be a sonaa. -M
Ho had asserted bis intention of making a ';
speech attacking Warden Walsh, of tho "S?
Tombs, because, of tho treatment of tho men ,vj
confined in " Murdoror'sltow" and particu-j 'w
larly with rcforcuco to tho quality of tho food , "pi
Driscoll refrained from making his speech, $
by tho advico of Counsellor Howo, who told
him that if ho was ill-treated now such an i
attack as ho intended making would not iM
improvo his position, but would subject him tfjj
to creator inconvenience. Ho was advised to ifft
wait until ho was placed in tho care of Sheriff ?!
Orant. whou Warden Walsh would bo unablo . fla
to visit his wroth upon him. i
Driscoll is not alono in making complaint f$
of ill.trfntment by the Warden. Danny X
LyonB, condomnea for shooting Athleto !
Ouinn, and Adolph Rcich.the wife murderer, n:
claim to havo tho somo griovances, And 'i
tho rumor comes from behind tho. bars of Ja
their cells that thoy havo refused for several vft
days to touch tho food furnished them, soy- 3
ing that it was unfit for human beings. jf
Lawyer Howo and Mr. Moss, of his offloe, i
think thero is somettiing in tho charges 'J
and say that complaint is not only mado V
of the quality of tho food, but that, 5j:
tho Warden taunts tho prisoners. Driscoll "'
says that Walsh told him ho "would soon S&
havo the ploasuro of sooing n ropo around his ,AiSt
(DriscolPs) neck." WSB
These complaints, it is said by Mr. Moss, im
havo reached tho Commissioners of Chori- if9
ties and Correction, who are alleged Jid
to bo investigating thom. Thero seems ,
to bo an attempt to keep them from tho pub- I
He, or Tnr. World should hayo before tbli JS
received a letter, which Driscoll said ha M
wroto and directed to this paper yesterday. i
Mr. Howo said that Sheriff Grant claims to T
have eaten some of tho food prepared for p
Driscoll. Lyons and Iloioh. Tbo Sheriff said y&
it was fit faro for prisoners and wholesome S
food. . H
i i --sssassssysj vn
JIM KEENAN WANTS A RACE. i
Ills Endeavor to Arrange a Contest Between; ,:'p
Teenier, flaadaar and Beach. 'j
IsrxciAL TO Tin WOSLD. I -5
Bobtor, Doc. 2. Jim Kecnan, backer of -m
Toemer, said to Tim Would correspondent ip
this afternoon: " I havo an offer to maio
Mr. St. John onco for all. I will
subscribe 600 towards a purse, and k
lot St. John add a similar amourit,
Beach to do likewise and let tho Australian i
como half war, or, nearly so, m I 'S
am satisflotl with California and poll tho
match off. That would mnko a purso i
of IS 16,000, and I would bo satisfied J,
tor tho winnor to tako the entiro ',
stakes, or 810,000 to the winnor.fiS.OOO ft
to tho second man. I don't want him to vgf
stand his own expenses. Hanlan would aj
undoubtedly find hundreds of men ready to Al
back him for a similar amount, which would wJ
swell the stako to 920,000, the largest amount
over contested for in n sculling race." . qgjl
ITALIANS PUTIN TUE COLD. tfgfl
Darning of the " Yellow DlocU " at Ilartforel ', "'fflM
This Afternoon. ' ' ?l
tSTICliL TO TDJI WOBLD.1 . Wti
nAnTTOnD, Doc. 8. Callendar'i blook, I j
better known as " Yellow Block," near the) W
river, was burned this afternoon, the interior , Wnt
being gutted. It was tho headquarters of tho j J
Italians of tho city, and wos the home ot ' SK
about throe hundred. ,9
Many of the men are ragpickers, and rooms ,
wore filled -with all kinds of junk. Itwasft1 '&M
notorious place, and many stolen goods havo ,$
been found there. A gcnoral alarm wjas t-M
sounded and a large crowd gathered. The , j$W
tenants escaped, but lost nearly all theis 7m
- . m
Ityan Waives Examination. I -ivJ
Manager K. O. allmore's case of aaaanlt and baU ' .
tery against John J. Ityan came up before Jostle j f
Pattereon In the Essex Market Conrt this afternoon, fS
when Lawyer Charles Btlckler, Ityaa'a counaeL Vi
waived oxamlnatlon. The defendant was read- i T;
routed to $500 baU peadmg trial In tne upper , .S
'When Umbrella Hlrallng Is Illegal. j '!
Recorder Bmythaent Charles WUllams, colored ! irfi
to Sing Sing for dvo yesrs and six months to-day jSJ
for stealing the umbrella of Mtatte Ujll. of 1
Weat Twenty-fltth atreet. The fact that Vtllllama i JJ
broke into the house to do It waa the cause of tho Kffi
severe sentence. , Tut
m m I yBe
H7ii Zola U a ctnte. itiI the ttorv Of TiUl I K
CONDENSED LOCAL NEWE JX
Bupt. Jackson expects money to pay the Casus j fl
Qlrilen emplojees within a week. ' TEK
The first of the three annual receptions of the) 1ff!J
Arlington League was given at Tammany ilall last ' ;Mj
nighu . '35
The suit to determine the right to use Jer jlm
tank in " The Dark Secret " will eome op In the) flK9
United States District Court next Tuesday. fijB
Funeral services for John Clinton Work, for M
many years a banker at S Wall street, were con- ijm
uncled this morning at his late residence, 10 KftA jflf
avenue, by the ltev. Dr. Hall. agB
The soldier In the fort at WUet'sj Point wero W
roused at midnight by a Ilre la Sergt. WumoPS , e
house. 'Ihcy got out tue hose and after a little ex- ,.;jw
cltement extinguished the fire. ;jQ
John Leonard and Itobert Wilson, accused of re. S
celvlog the diamonds stolen from Mr. Matthew rill
Morgan'a house, will havo sn examination at thai ,
Jefferson Market Court late this afternoon. ( 2
Tho steamer Foxford, from Mediterranean ports,' 3
which arrived t -day, waa not detained at Quaraa- A
tine. Health Offlccr Smith believes that there is ru m
further danger of cholera reaching the city. 'j,
Ths big hen-hawk which was picked up In th if,
streeu recently waa sent to Police lleadtjuarters ,
this morning, where It w.s claimed by A. Moore- iVi
couchuian for Adolph Ilcrnhelnier, ol ElM JR
Flftj-uluth street. 3
William F. Ilcpp, a walking delegato for the Oar. dft
man Painters' Union, got a alx months' sentenoej
m the Special Sessions this morning tor misappro- m:
prlatlng $s collected to pay Lawreuoo JSdwara 3
Morse for legal services. if
John Smith alias "Black Jack," and Tnomaj ffl
Crowley atlas "The Dude," who were arrested j
last night ss suspicious characters by Detectlv; a
bergeants McCarthy and Ilurd, at the corner ot m
Twentj-thlrd street and Hlxth avenue, were dls. $
charged lo the Jefferson Market Court to-day wlltt
Tho unknown man who was found wandering la '81
the upper p rt of Central l'yrk Toesy ?" B
been deullfled at MeileTue liosplial as Charles O. ,J
Nordgreen, a Swede, twenty-two years of age, of J
Cambridge. Mass. Tho dootors st the hospital
have pronounoed him Insane, lie will bo rs0T4 i m
to thej Warda UUTtrt Inmno Aajlua to-dyt m