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UNCLE SAM'S HOARDED CASH.
BECRETAEY FAIRCIHLD TELLS OP A USE
LESSLY OVERLOADED TREASURY.
lie Thinks the Money Hlionld lie In Clrcnln.
itlon Among the People If It Is Not There
Will be No Media for tho Purpores of
Iln.lncss Three Expedient Hussested
for the llcllef of an Overtaxed Nation.
ftrXCUL TO THE W0BLD.1
WAsniwoTou, Deo. 7. Socretary of tho
Treasury Fnirohild'a report on tho finoncos
of the country soys that tho ordinary rev
enues of tho Governmont from oil sources for
the fiscal year ended Juno 00, 1887, wore 8371,
403.277.C6, and tho ordinary expenditures for
the samo period $315,836,423.12, loaving a sur
plus of $56,667,849.64, which, with an amount
drawn from tho cash balance in tho Treasury
of $24,455,720.46, mokes a surplus of $80,023,
570 in tho Treasury, as compared with tho
fiscal year 1880, tho receipts for 1887 havo in
croosod $34,063,650.00. Thoro won on in
crease in tho expenditures of $25,449,0-11.47.
Tho revenues for tho present actual and
estimated fiscal year aro $383,000,000, and tho
expenditure for samo period, actual and
estimated, are $316,817,765.48 of tho surplus
Secretary Fairchild says : " Taxation and
currency reform were tho questions which my
distinguished predecessor deemed to bo of
most pressing importanco, and to them ho
devoted a large part of tho two annual ro-
Jiorts which ho uiado to tho Congress,
n thoso reports ho stated his honest
convictions with a vigor and boldness which
togothor with tho ability and fairness that ho
showed in tho general management of this
department havo given him a, high placo
among statesmen and financiers. I find tho
fuimo eubjects to bo still tho most
important of all thoso to which
it is my duty to call your
nttention, and it is not necessary to do other
wise than follow tho goneral lines laid down
by him in treating them. Circumstances
havo heightened tho immediate urgency of
taxation rofonn as affecting tho surplus
revenues of tho Government. Tho urgency
is so great that tho question of surplus
revenues demands tho earnoBt attention of
both tho logislativo and exocutivo branches
of tho Govornment.
' ' What shall bo dono with this surplus rovo
nue ? It comes into tho Treasury in the form
of gold coin, silver coin, gold ccr
tificatoB and United States notes.
Tho Govornment provides, at largo
annual cost, mints and , a bureau
of engraving and printing to ooin and print
thoso various forms of money and represen
tations of monoy, that thero may bo a suffi
cient circulating modium in tho hands
of our people to enablo them to
conveniently exchango tho products of
their labor among thomsolves ond with
the people of tho world. If wo toko into tho
Treasury largo jimounts of theso circulating
media, in oxcess of what-wo pay out, thoro
Will soon not bo monoy enough in tho hands
of tho people for the purposes of business ;
KariouB dorongement and disaster must
follow, and a portion of labor muBt ccaso
until tho vorv evils which this wrong condi
tion croate&shall havo worked a temporary
' euro by so diminishing tho consumption of
food, clothing, fuel and luxuries, by
the taxation of whioh the revenues of tho
Government aro raised, that taxes do not
exceed tho oxpcndlturos of Govornment.
This evil and thiB euro every ono wishes to
avoid. Thoro aro various expedients by
Whioh this may bo dono.
1st. Tho purchase of tho interest-bearing
' flebt of tho Government.
2d. Larger expenditures by Government for
cthor purposes than tho purchase of bonds,
Go that they shall each year equal tho taxa
tion of that year,
8d. ltcductiou of tho revenue from taxation
to tho amount actually required to moot
All of theso expedients havo in common
tho ono morlt of preventing tho derangement
' to business which must follow hoarding or
'. locking up in tho Treasury tho ciroulailug
imodia of tho people.
Sejarotary Falrohild then goes on to discuss
'tho'expedicuts to prevent thoderangoment of
business enumerated above.
Concerning the reduction of revenue he
Bays: " llcduction of the rovonuo from taxa
tion is tho only fit remedy for the evils which
threaten tho country. This may be accom
plished in various ways.
' "Ono tohich has been proposed is to compel
5 decrease of importation, and consequently
n deoreaso of rovonuo from customs, by
largely increasing tho rates of duties. This
plan could be inado to reduce tho oustoms
rovonue, but it would increase tho people's
taxation far moro than it would deoreaso tho
rovonuos, and should not bo adopted.
Still another is to havo less customs taxa
tion by adding to tho free list as many articles
its possible. Ho urgeB tho reduction of tho
tariff on wool.
Speaking of the colnago of silver dollars ho
Bays: " Tho law should bo bo amended as to
authorize tho Secretary of tho Treasury to
issue certificates against tho coinage value of
tho bullion bought, and to coin only such
number of dollars as ho might doom expe
' BENJAMIN SAID HE FELL DOWN.
The Police Hay There la no Evidence to Show
That lie was Assaulted.
Ilcrman Benjamin, tho Forsyth street fur
rier, who was ploked up by tho Eldridgo
Btroot pollco early Monday morning with a
j brokon skull, is still at tho Gonvernour IIos.
J pital in a stato of unconsciousness.
Sj Houso Surgeon Ilohnan thinks that his
chances of recovery ore slight and says that
iie may dio to-day. His entire family visited
i urn this morning at tho hospital.
Capt. Allaire, of tho Eldridgo stroot station.
s. Bays that there is no evidonce thaanyof
Ilonjamin's friends assaulted him, and that
po stops havo been taken to moke any arrests
in tho case.
. Benjamin was ablo to talk when ho wob
I brought to tho station, aud ho said nothing
about having beon assaultod, but told the
bergeant that ho had fallen down and hurt
himself. The skull is. fractured just behind
tho right car, and tho wound might easily
have been rccoived from a fall.
f, , Tips From the World's Ticker.
feat10 "oclc marVet to-OV was without special
.? fene1. 'everith and actlniat a fractional do-
j Mine from lint night's close.
J ,.??nrln,f ,be nr"t bour beiamo dullnd Inactive
j out recovered aud became firmer towards noon.
i1! MS?.B.'w.erBulB Interest wis manifested on the
v Kfi!Ll,PJeBlrU ,0 ,ne meeting in Philadelphia
m -day of the Heading trustees.
imi,Wtt' ".I0 out ,hl morning that Mr. John IL
I.t!'".8? w.m ,lUe "10 l'ro.ldcnuy of Ihe Hlchmoud
canSii t U)ml,,ui "ml that llr. Flower U not a
I Si.?!0 were ramora on the street that Manhattan
wJ . "L,0ld Heavily on tne report that the com
I Ea.wm vlf "" "rtiJend next week. The
puchua were silent on the subject,,
EIUFT1NQ POLICE CAPTAINS.
The New Finn for a General Hhako Up on
the Police Force.
The Police Commissioners nro considering
tho best plan for n goneral transfor of Cap
tains, so as to socure tho grcatost efficiency.
They rccognizo tho fact that soino of tho
Captains do not show that activity aud skill
which should characterize tho modem police
officer, and whero to placo them is tho
AVhon tho slxty.ycar rotlromont law was
put in forco, and two Inspectors wore chosen
and (en new Captains wero made, tho latter
wore told that their assignments wore tempo
rary, and that soon thoy would bo transferred
to precincts whore activo work, frosh blood
and brains wero required. Tho retirement of
Captain Bobbins, ono month beforo his six
tieth birthday, paved tho way for n goneral
reassignmont of Captains, and it was under
stood that tho deal would bo made on Tues
day. It was discussed at tho mooting of tho
Board, but at onco a Bnag was struok in tho
question who should bo tho successor to
Capt. Tom Iteilly in tho Nineteenth pre
cinct, or Thirtieth stroot station. Copt.
Iteilly is weary of "being pounded by tho
papers," ho says, and longs for pastures now,
whoro ho may pursue tho oven tenor of his
wav. Ho was happy and oontentod ot tho
City Ilall, and would bo pleased to go bock
Tho Commissioners aro divided in opinion
on a successor to Boilly, some thinking that
Cant. Allaire's oxporienco and success in tho
tnrbulont Elovonth fits him for tho exacting
work of tho Nineteenth. Others bollevo that
young blood and dctectivo genius aro needed
and are pressing Capt. MoLaughlin, now in
Old slip, who was graduated from Inspector
Byrues's collogo of dotoctivo scienco, and ho
will probably bo the winner.
Cant. Allaire has desired for a long timo to
bo roliovod from tho exacting duties of tho
Eleventh. Ho is drill mastor of tho forco,
and feels that ho should havo easier routlno
work. Ho will go to the First Precinct to
succeed McLaughlin in all probability.
Capt. Meakim has purchased a home in
upper Now York and desires to hovo a com
mand near by, and willsuccoed Copt. Hooker
in tho Harlom Precinct, while Copt. WeBtor
velt will go to tho Mulborry stroot station to
succeed Meakim. Hooker is slated for tho
Trcmont, or Thirty-fourth Precinct, and
Cortright is to return to his old, Thirty-Roc-ond,
or West Ono Hundred and Fifty-second
Capt. Grant is bookod for tho East Thirty
fifth btroot Precinct tho Twouty-flrst, ltyan
to bo transferred to Madison street, and
Brooks to go to West Ono Hundredth Btroot,
to succeed Murphy slated for Morrisauio.
Cnpt. Cassidy is regarded as a prudent ond
sagacious olllcor, and tho sloto-makers say
that ho will como downtown to Dolancey
stroot, Slovin assuming control of the Eld
ridgo street station, now commanded by
Tho other Captains, it is given out, will re
main in their present precincts, it not being
regarded as wiso to transfor them in viow of
their excellent work, and thorough know
ledge of their commands and tho peculiar
people who inhabit them. Tho slato as given
out fit Pollco Headquarters, subject, of
course, to change when tho final deal is
mode, is as follows :
PttcUcU Captain Location,
1 Allaire Old Slip
i Bcrghold Church street.
S Iteilly Citrllau.
4 Webb Oak street.
s EaktDS Uonard street.
0 McCullagh, Jr.. Elizabeth street.
T Itjran Madison ittect,
8 McDonnell Prince street.
copelund Charles street.
10 Westetvelt Muluerrj street.
11 Blevln Kldrldge street.
12 casaldr Delancer Mreet.
IB BchnltE Union Market.
U McCullogh, sr..Fllth street.
15 Brosan Meicer street.
is f.McKlwaln WeBt soth street
17 Garland Broadway squad.
13 Clinch KaBtS'M street.
10 MoLaughlin .. ..West 80th street.
SO Catpenter West STth street.
21 Grant East 85th street.
S9 Kl lines. West 47th street.
83 Wsrls Esst 81b street
S3(snb) ....Acting Capt. ....Grand Central Depot.
HI Bmlth 81 earner Patrol.
S3 Gunner East 67th street
20 Brooks West loom street,
87 O'Connor Eaat SSth street
23 Oastlln Steamboat squad.
23 Meakim East 189th street
B0 Slebart West 126th street
81 Saunders niKhbrlage.
82 Cortright WestlsM Btrcct.
S3 Murphy Morrlsanla.
84 Hooker Tremont.
85 Ynlo Klngsbrldgc,
IS QUINN AFTER A PLACE?
Itumor Says That He Wants to De Ono of
Justice Hteckler's Clerks.
A rumor was current to-day that James E.
Quinn, Mastor Workman of District Assembly
No. 40, of tho Knights of Labor, had ap.
pliod to Justlco Stockier for appointment
as Assistant Clerk of tho Fourth Judicial
District Court, and that it had beon refused.
Soveral men prominent in organized labor
circles doclared it to bo a fact and sold that
neither Quinn nor Justice Stockier would
affirm it, but it was truo, nevertheless.
Lawyer Charles Stockier, tho Justico's
brother, was soon by a Would reporter and
ho said that thero was no truth in tho report
ond that tho reporter could wager $1,000
of Lawyer Steokler's money against u
cent of any other person's that Quinn hod not
applied for a position as Clerk of Justico
Steokler's court. Tho Assistant Clerk of tho
Fourth Judicial District Court receives $3,000
Iron .mills to lie Held.
riCIAL TO TUX WOBLD. 1
Mobmstowm, N. J., Deo. T. The machinery
and stock of tho Bockaway Direct rroceis Iron
and Stefl Company at Rockaway, Morris County,
will be sold to-day to aatlsfy four chattel mort
gages for borrowed money amounting to about
$15,000. Toe company waa stsrted two years ago
with a capital of $75,000. There U a mortgage for
$20,000 on the mill property held by a Mew York
Wild Oat Convicted of Murder.
Israelii, to tux would.
Fnra Bluvf, Ark., Deo. 7. Sam Thorp, alias
Wild Cat, a negro, last evening wai found guilty
of murder In the first degree for tho killing of
William Ilanley, a whlto man. Both were guards
on tho Com let farm. Wild Oat was a "trmty,"
aud was serving out a ten yeart' Imprisonment for
a previous homicide. Tho Jury was composed ot
seven negroes and five whites.
Little for Canada's Statesmen to Do.
israelii. TO TOT WOBLD.
Ottawa, Ont, Dec T. Injofflelal circles the
Impression prevails that the Douse will meet not
earlier than Jan. 19 and not later than Feb. 2.
Making allowance for the nshtrlea question and
the discussion of any arrangement whlcn may be
made at Washington, It la probable the session will
he a short ono
riilliidulpliln. llucueS.Hhonc Itnlilcd.
ISrZCIAL TO TUK WOBLD.
PntLADELruu, Deo. T. The bucket-shop at the
airard House, together with half a dozen others,
has lust been raided. In aome Instances tradere
have been arrested and held as witnesses. Thero
la great excitement on the streets.
YOUNG IIAWKLNS ON TRIAL.
A BIO CROWD DES1EG1NG TOE COURT IIOUSE
Hawkins Ilcsltrm nnd Uncnsy Under the
Htnre of the Curiosity Hrekers Oen.Trnry
Hecks to Make Out a l'lea ofMentnl Uu
Hnuudnma for the Defense How Hawkins
Killed Ills Mother.
Throngs of pooplo como from mllos around
Itivcrheod this morning to witness tho con
clusion of young Franklin Asbury Hawkins's
trial for tho murdorof his mother, Oynthiana
Hawkins. Tho promised attraction was tho
closing plea of Gen. Tracy on behalf of tho
Tho testimony offorod on previous hearings
showed that on Sunday, Oct. 9, Mrs. Haw-
kins, a widow with
Sxgl three children, was
jiff'"' rfy found dead on the
'iiiiiupn Ilrcntwood rood, near
1 iZr $ l8l,p' with a bullot
fllllll yiffllllflll woun(l n ner uroast.
I jiff j i.iimNIJjJ flj Sho had lost boen soon
fP' VtJmIi olivo at 7 o'clook tho
r '' Jpf J previous evening rid-
I jrjp fad in a buggy with her
son betweon Islip nnd
ABBurtT iiawkins. Bayport.
Young Hawkins wos arrested for tho mur
der and placed in jail to await trial. Tho
caso was called at Ilivorhcad on Monday. A
jury was socured at midnight of that day.
Tho taking of testimony wos begun yoBtor
day. Tho most important witness was young
Hawkins, who was called in his own dofenso.
Ho seomod to be without omotlon of any
kind. Ho gavo by way of testimony a
description or tho murdor somowhat similar
to the accounts of it published at tho timo
that it occurred.
Ho said that ho called on his mother to
talk over his engagement with Hattio Schonck.
He took his mothor out to drive. As they
drovo along sho asked him about his ap
proaching marriage, and objooted to his
ohoioo on tho ground that Hattio Schonck
was a porson of low character. When sho
spoko of Hattio's character ho drew his re
volver from his overcoat pockot ond shot her.
Sho did not speak or inovo after tho shot was
When Justico Brown opened court this
morning tho crowd of sfght-seers was so
great that the Sheriff wos obliged to oloso tho
doors in their faces. At 8.80 thoy swarmed
about the building in largo numbors, waiting
eagerly for any littlo bit of information from
tho murder trial that was going on within.
The fortunato ones who succeeded in getting
into the court-room packed it to suffocation,
Evory oyo wos turnod upon young Haw
kins as he entered tho court-room in chargo
of a deputy sheriff. Ho took his customary
soat by tho side of his counsel, Qen. B. 1.
Tracy. Hawkins appeared restless ond
uneasy under tho concentrated gazo of the
When JubHco Brown took his seat a hush
pervaded tho court-roam. Don. Tracy be
gan summing up for the dofenso. He dis
cussed all the points in tho evidence in an
address occupying two hours. In his speech
to tho jury he enlarged upon tho theory of
young Hawkins's mental uusoundness.urging
that ho was not strictly rosponsibloforhisact,
which, ho claimed, was committed while the
young man was ciuoring from montal aberra
tion. Tho lawyer pleaded hard for his client,
and ot times waxed oloquont in his behalf.
Ho finished his address at 11.15.
District-Attorney Wilmot Smith thou bo
gan his address for tho prosecution.
SAFE BREAKERS FRIGHTENED.
An Attempt to Drenk Into tho Strong Dox of
Typographical Union No. O.
An unsuccessful attempt was rondo last
night to riflo tho safo of Typographical
Union No. 0, whoso hoadquarters aro in
Frankfort street, near Gold.
Tho safo is an old-fashioned, clumsy affair,
with combination lock, and it was against tho
latter that tho burglars directed their labors.
Two holes wore bored in tho door, both ot
tho outer odgo of tho combination. Ono
wont oloar through tho doublo platings, but
tho second passed ono-half way through.
Everything was apparently ready for tho
blast 'nhich was to complete the job when
thoHhiovos were frightened away.
In ono of the borings waB found powder
enough to blow open a dozen safes, as Secre
tary Wildman said, whilo in tho second was
the remnant of a bit, two inches long and
about a quarter of on inch in diainotor.
Assistant Secretary Thomas J. ltobinson
discovered tho attempt early this morning,
When the safo men arrived tho door was
oponed without rocourso to tho combination,
though tho burglars foiled to make use of that
circumstance. Thero was some monoy in tho
safe at tho time. Hod the burglars made
their visit on Saturday they would novo found
more than $1,000 in tho safo.
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TO TALK ABOUT A STRIKE.
Tho Drivers nnd Hostlers to Consider Their
Urtevauce on tiundny.
As yet none of tho drivers and hostlers
have struck for increased wages and shorter
hours of labor. It is not likely that thoy will
do anything until Monday.
On Sunday District Assembly 40 will prob
ably discuss tho matter after hearing u report
from the Exocutivo Board, and if it isdocidod
to call out tho men attached to tho Liberty
Dawn Association the Board will attend to
A meeting of tho employees of the various
liveries is called for Sunday in Booker's
Hall. It is said that tho hands attached to
somo of tho leading stablos are opposed to a
strike, and will do all in their power to pre
vent ono, but the large majority of tho 6,000
cabmen and hostlers ore in favor of enforc
ing their demands.
No Judge to Try Nells; To-Dny.
Judge GUderslecro notlflcd chief Clerk Sparks, of
the General Sessions, this morning, that be would
bo unable to preside In Part III. until Friday. The
case of Policeman Louis Sella Indicted for extort
ing money from the wife of Saloonkeeper Krum,
ot Christie street, which wss on the calendar, was
accordingly adjourned until Friday next
Suspected Suicide at Hlzty-seven.
Philip Oron, a German, sixty-seven years old,
waa found dead at 407 East One Hundred and
Sixth atreet at S o'clock this morning. It Is sup
posed he committed suicide by taking rrts green.
Condensed City News,
An alternative Injunction wss served upon tho
YonkcrH Ituilrosd company last evening restrain
ing ihe construction of a street railroad.
The Hoard of stroet Oponlnga will meet next
Monday In the Mayor'a oolce to take further action
on the establishment of a publta park at Corlear'a
Hook. The aot to establish a park at this point wsj
pasted by the last Legislature.
ARE GOULD AND 8AGE LIABLE?
Their Connection with the Kansas l'nclflo
Htock Aflhlr Ilelnar Inquired Into.
Attoruoy W. II. Do Lnnccy, who is urging
tho criminal prosecution ot Joy Gould and
ltUBholl Sago for an alleged conversion in
1870, to thoir own use, of n largo bloolc of
KniiMis l'aciflo Ilailroad stock held by thorn
in trust, has presented an additional briof
to tho District. Attorney.
Tho document is a clovorly constructed
argument combating tho position of tho
accused parties that if tho crimo of grand lar
ceny has been committed an indictment will
not lio, flva years having olopsod uinco tho
commission of tho alleged criminal act, which
lapxo of timo is a bar to prosecution under tho
provisions of tho Oodo of Criminal Procoduro.
Mr. De Laucoy cites no cases in point and
argues from tho standpoint of a civil practi
tioner that tho Statute of Limitations docs
not run as against tho crime of embezzle
ment from tho timo of tho conversion to tho
uhos of tho embezzler, but from tho timo of
tho discovery of such ombozzlcmout by tho
cestuiquo tnist. Ho alleges that tho
statute makes conversion ono crimo, secret
ing tho couvorted property another ond tho
withholding still another, and thus more
than hints that tho injured party con givo
the crimo now life as ngoinst tho Statute of
Limitations by domanding tho converted
property, tho withholding thoreof oftor such
demand constituting a fresh crimo, or rather
continuing on old offense
It is also suggested that tho stotuto consti
tuting ombozzioment, grand larceny ond a
folony was made for tho purposo of providing
a means, through criminal prosecution, for
tho collection of monoy or tho return of
goods or securities thus feloniously obtained.
Assistant Diutrict-Attoruoy Davis, who has
tho oomplaint against Gould and Sago undor
consideration, says that it is n very closo
question mid ono that should not bo passod
It must bo romomberod that ovory caso of
larcony possesses tho throo elements spe
cially lnontioucd in tho crimo 'of embezzle
ment wrongful appropriation, socrotiou and
withholding, and yet no one would contend
that a man who Btcals a watch, hides and
keeps tho Homo, could bo indicted and pun
ished for moro than tho ono offense
Did tho Legislature, then, in mentioning
specifically tho throo elomonts of larcony in
tho statute against embezzlement, intend to
do other than to define grand larceny, or did
it crcato throo distinct aud separate offenses
and mako provision allowing o complainant
to revivify or crcato o crimo ot ony
timo ho pleased by demanding tho return of
goods withhold ?
Thoso aro tho questions to bo determined.
Mr. Davis will probably disposo of the caso
noxt wook after ho has been roliovod from
attendance at tho trial of casos iu Port II. of
tho Court of Genoral Sessions.
MAJOR HAGGERTI'S PLUCK.
Urging an Operation Which, If Unsuccessful,
Would Cause Instant Death.
Major Haggorty is slowly sinking, his phy
sicians say, and it is feared that ho will not
llvo through tho day. Dr. O. E. Gilbert, his
regular physician, called ot 10 o'clock last
night, and at 10 this morning was still with
A series of complications havo followed tho
abscess in tho throat. Thoro is a largo gland
ular swelling on his neek, his loft oyo is
closed, and his condition is so painful that
ho is unablo to sleep. Ho has been kopt olivo
only by hypodernifo injoctions.
Two operations which woro performed yes
terday roliovod tho Major temporarily. An
oporation of a very procarious nature, which
will hove tho offect either of materially iin-
8 roving his condition or of causing instant
co th, is undor advisement. Up to this
morning his physicians havo not dared to at
, tempt it, although Major Haggorty has ex
pressed u wish to have it dono.
Major Hoggerty has been very ohoorful
sinro the first day of his illness. As an illus
tration of his will-power, his friends say that
yesterday he sat up in bed and trimmed his
mustache. Friends and neighbors aro con
tinually calling to learn his condition.
CONCERNING 2,400 TELEPHONES.
Investigating the Consolidation of the New
Jersey and I.ouu Island Companies.
Tho Assembly Telephone Investigating
Committeo mot to-day at tho Coal ond Iron
Exchango, in Cortlondt streot. Chairman
D. E. Ainsworth and Assemblymen Floyd
J. Hadloy, Oharlos T. Saxton, George
Dickoy and Samuel Conovor woro present.
Tho telephono companies were ropro
sontod by J. II. Cump, counsel for all
tho companies; William A. Hovoy, of tho
Amorican Boll Company, ond Georgo F.
Cutler, President, aud Goorgo Clark, fciecro.
tary and Treasurer, of tho Now York and
New Jorsoy Company.
Mr. Cutler was tho first witness. Ho said
that his company was organized on Junn 1,
1883, with capital stock of 60,000. It was
aftorwards, on July 1, 1883, increased to
fiS.OlO.OOOt Tho Long Island Company and
tho Now Jorsoy Company wore consul
idatod. Tho stock of tho consol
idated company was as follows: For
property, 1,303,678 j cosh, $200,818.23,
and franchise $800,000. Tho franchise was
scoured from the Metropolitan Company.
Tho stock of the consolidated company was
issued to a trustee for tho benefit of the stock
holders of tho old companies. Those compa
nies hod in oporation about 3,100 telephones.
I'lalndeld'a Charier Election.
Plainpield, Deo. 7. The charter election was
held In l'Ulnacld last nlRht The full returns did
not come In until after midnight The following
persons are elected: 1). Dumont (ltcp.), E. N.
Krlckson (Hep.) and U. U. Hqulrea (Hep.), Council
men at large; Ueorgo W.Watson was elected Ward
Councllmeu In tho Klrat Ward; W. Randolph
(l)em.) In the Second Ward, F. . Marsh (Uep.)lu
the Third Wsrd and E. I. Moffett (Dem.) In the
Fourth Ward. The other omcera eleoted irere:
John Johnson, Collector; J. A. Hubbard, Asses
sor: A. TUsworth. Treasurer; George H. Uab
cook, Hcbool Trustee, and A. Vanderbeck and
J. F. Hubbard. Freeholders. The question of ex
tra appropriations for school purposes waa also
otedupoo, and wss carried br 817 to Ms, a ma
jority of cm). The complexion of tho next Coun
cil will be Republican by 8 to S.
Policeman Ileed to Answer for Clubbing.
Henry Morltz, of gss Ninth avenue, a machinist,
made forms! charges of clubbing against I'olloo
man John Reed, of the West Thirtieth street squad,
before fiupt. Murray thla morning. Among other
Injuries, Motrin's nose and one thumb were
broken. Theatoryot the elubbing waa published
In the evening edition of Tui Would yesterday.
Policeman Reed denied the charges. lie will be
tried before the Commissioners on Wednesday,
Itepnhllenn Clerks Hoon lo tio.
There will bo a radical chunue In the personnel
ot tho Surrogate's offlco as soon ss ltastus H. Ran
som assumes charge. Nearly all the aubordlnatea
are Republicans, snd they Include district leaders
Denis Shea and John II. Gunner. Tbopatronure
will probably be dlrlded between Tammany Halt
and the County Vemocraoj,,
MOBBING AN AMBULANCE.
DEMONSTRATIONS OP VIOLENCE BY ANGRY
MEN AT ELIZAIlETIirORT.
While Trying to Tnko nn Injured Mnn to
the Hospital Ambnlnnre Driver Kernnn
Is Mobbed by nu llxrlted Crowd of men
Bloodshed Avrrted by tho Arrlvnl of
Dr. U'ltelllv The Cnuso or the Trouble.
SriCUL TO THE WORLD.)
Elizabeth, N. J., Dec. 7. Tho nmbulanco
attached to tho Elizabeth geucrol hospital
wos mobbed by an excltod crowd of peoplo
at EliKabothport last night. Harry Koenan,
tho driver, togothor with tho horses, barely
escaped with thoir lives.
Tho troublo originated ovor tho romoval of
an injured man to tho hospital. Patrick
MoVoigb, of 1001 Borks stroot, Philadelphia,
ago twenty.Boven years, n fireman on a
Hooding rood eugino, woh leaning out of tho
locomotivo cab when another engine that
was running off tho turn.tablo at tho coal
shutes struck him, knocked him out of the
cab and partly under tho wheels. Ho was
dragged Homo distauco beforo tho ongino was
stopped. Ho wan mortally Injured.
MoVoigh's body was quickly extricated,
and o message wos sent to Elizabeth, two
miles distant, for tho ambulance. Meanwhllo
a big crowd gathered ot tho sccno, ond when
tho vehiclo orrived men in tho crowd insisted
that tho injured man should bo token direct
to Father Gessnor's houso.
This Mr. Koenou refused to do, alleging
that tho priest had ample timo to seo thu man
beforo tho ombulouco arrived, and that it
woh his duty to bo on hand when colled.'
Tho excited mob caught hold of tho brldlo
of tho horses, while somo armed theinsolvos
with stones and threatened to knock tho
driver off tho box if ho did not comply with
Kccuou whipped up his horscR and tried to
drivo through tho crowd. This mado tho
nion furious, and thoy closed in around the
ombulanoo, throw tho horses bock on thoir
haunches and tried to drag Kecnan from his
BloodBhod was only ovortod by tho tlmoly
arrivul on tho scono of Dr. O'lteilly, who
rushed among tho enraged men and bogged
thorn for Qnd's sake to doslst.
His appeals were eventually successful and
tho ambulauco was allowed to depart.
Tho hospital authorities aro highly indig
nant ovor tho affair. They nscribo it
to projtidioo ngainst tho institution
on tho port of pooplo who think
that Catholics will not got proper
attention thoro. Thoy say Hint no Gatholio
is ovor neglcctod or permitted to dio without
tho sorvlcos of a priest aud that Fathor Van
Schilgcu is alwovs summoned in serious
cases, such as railroad accidents, and that ho
was at tho hospital beforo tho amhulanco got
back from Ellzabethport.
Mrs. Thompson, the matron, said to a
Would reporter that a vory bittor and un.
just feeling had boen stirred up against tho
hospital by ovil-disposod persons.
THB DEAD MAN NOT QUESTIONED,
Denials that Dr. lllchnrda'a Spirit waa Asked
to Cruciate at Ills Funeral.
Spiritualists in this city ore wrothy to-day
ovor tho stories published rogarding a spirit
ualistic funeral sorvioo hold last night.
Tho funoral was that of Dr. Horaco Bich.
ards, on " inspirational " writer. For four
years ho had beon an invalid, and when a fow
days ago all hopo of recovery was abandoned
he had himsolf removod to tho houso of Mrs.
V. M. Goorgo, a spiritualist, of 310 Weat
Thirty-fifth stroot. On his death his many
friends offered their assistance to his nearest
relative, nn adopted sister, Mrs. Alfred D.
Beach, of 17 West Ninotoenth street.
Mrs. Stoddard Gray, of 323 West Thirty
fourth street, was among tho sympathizers.
Her offer to open her houso for tho final cere
monies was accopted, and spiritualistio ser
vices woro held. Mrs. M. E. Wallace of 210
Wost Forty-second stroot i Mrs. L. H. Cad
well, of 318 West Fifty-sixth stroot. and Mrs.
M. E. Williams, of 233 Wost I'orty.sUth
stroot, spoko under tho influence of tho
spirit. That, with Binging and recitations,
concluded tho coromony.
It is denied that thero wos any passing of
hands or asking questions of tho dead man.
The remains wero taken to White Plains last
night for iutormont.
COMPOSITORS DROPPING BALLOTS.
The Annual ltlecllon of Typographical Union
No. O In Proa res.
Typographical Union No. 0 is holding its
annual eloction of officers to-day, and as is
always tho caso, it is on exciting time with
tho 1,000 "typos" who compose its member
ship. The polls aro kept open in overy " ohapol"
for two hours at any timo betweon 7 a.m. and
8 1. m., and ulso at the Union's headquarters
iu Frankfort Btreet. Thu ohapols of the ovon
lug und morning editions of The Would will
begin to voto late this afternoon.
Tho administration ticket is hoodod by
Josoph F. Kymer, and its adherents claim
that it will bo elected, whilo the anti-admin,
istrution tickot has us candidate for President
James M, Duncan, whoso frionds aro also
sanguino of success.
It will bo loto to.night boforo tho voto is
counted and tho result doclared.
Onee Worshipped by the Dudes.
rrmaJVra IVrd X-l.r,J
A closo carriage stopped In front of One of tte
art galleries. Out of It stepped In manifest feoblo
ness a woman whose rmuru would havo boen
shapely and commanding had not Ulneas bowod It.
In the pallid face I recognized the onco handsome
Lizzie Kelaey, You don't remember her T Away
back in the days of the third or fourth annual re-
reduction of the Mllaek Crook "she was the
talacta. The dudea of a decade and half aro sat in
the front seats of Uoolh's Tbsstre, now demolished,
and ardently admired the stately Lizzie. Hut she
only smiled on them, so far aa I remember, acroaa
the footlights. There was a man connected with
the management ot the theatre, Joseph II. Tooker
by nsme, and atalwartly nanJtome by nature, who
captured and monopolized her fanoy. ily Impres
sion is that they were married, but I am not sure.
Anyhow, Lizzie Kehey had her effulgent day In
the showy theatricals of New York. Of late years
she hss been out of slzht here, though I believe
Shu hss performed In small travelling companies.
Now sue Is dying of consumption, and la an In
mate ot a public hospital.
Dr. Parker, who had attraoled a large aodlenoe
in New York by the annnouncement of a lecture
on Gladstone, changed his subject without notice
to a dry aennon on the Greek word Kuporlstlkoa.
Kuporlstlkot, Indeed I bo that's the kind of a uuss
be U, is it r
Itnlber ftfore Nrerasnry.
JVom l Xoruick VulUlin.l
The well known medical authority, 77u Laitcet,
contalna an article on " How to Lie When Asleep. "
In order to be strictly impartial it should now giro
a recipe How to Tell the TrutA Wae AwaiVi
THE PltHSIDEIfTAT tub jrovrEit.
Stop Grinding a Surplus for Tax Eater
from Jfreettttle of the l'eojile.
ON WITH TARIFF REFORM.
Mr. Scott, of Pennsylvania, on the Hlnte for
Cbulrinan of Wnys nnd Means.
Israelii, to Tna woau.t
Washington, Duo. 7. Considornblo stir
wos created among tho statesmen hero this
morning by tho report, mado on apparently
good authority, that tho Chairmanship of tho
Houso Committeo on Ways and Means has
been tendered to Congressman W. L. Bcott,
Mr. Bcott is oonspicuous as the only tariff
reform Congressman from tho Koystono
William L. Scott was born in Washington,
D. 0., July 9, 1828. Ho received a common
school oducation, and served as pago'iutho
Houso of lloprosentativos from 1810 to 1810.
Ho settled in Erio. Fn., in IMS and was
employed as a clerk in the shipping business.
In IBM ho cngagod in tho coal and ship
ping business, owning and running sevoral
vessels on tho lakes. Subsequently ho be
came largely interested in tho manufacture
of iron ond In cool mining as well as railroad
construction and operation, either as Presi
dent or director of various lines, aggre
gating 22,000 mllos of completed road.
Ilo was a district delcgato to the National
Democratic Convention held in Now York in
18C8, and a dologata-ot-largo from tho Stato of
Pennsylvania to the Democratic National
Convention hold at Cincinnati in 1880, and
also represented tho Stato of Pennsylvania
on tho Democratio Notional Committeo from
1870 to 1884. Ho was eloctod Mayor of Erio
lu 18T)0 and again in 1871, and was elocted to
tho Forty-ninth Congress as a Democrat,
supported by Independent ltopubllcans, ro
cuiving 10,002 votes against 15.310 votes for
C. W. Mackoy, Uopublican: 1,201 votes for
Borland, and 8 votes scattering.
RUMOR WRONG ABODT ONE MITCHELL.
William P. Making Too Much Money Now
to be Col. 1'ellovrs's Chief Clerk.
Damo Bumor has been very busy with tho
District-Attorney's offlco of lata, and has
already furnished Col. Fellows with a staff
of assistants and clerks sufficiently largo to
equip half a dozen offices.
The lady's latest appointment is City Prin
ter and ox-Exciso Commissioner William P.
Mitcholl to tho position of chiof clerk, now
occupied by Andrew D. Parker. Tho good
damo compensates tho latter gentlomau for
tho loss of his position by giving him an
other as First Auditor in tho Comptroller's
Mr. Porker smiles incredulously at this
minor, and his smilo is broador because Col.
Fellows has assured him of his retention, Mr.
Mitchell has assured him ot his look of in
tention and besides on ofilco with a salary of
$4,600 would hardly bo a bono of contention
with a goutloman whoso incomo from official
sources is at present about $12,000, as Mr.
Another rumor had it that Peter Mitcholl,
ono of Jako Sharp's lawyers, was to be an
Assistant District-Attorney under Col. Fel
lows. The frionds of Mr. Mitohell dony the
truth of tho rumor, baying that he would not
givo up his legal practice for tho placo. Sev
eral County Democracy leaders gavo it as
their opinion that no lawyer who has been
engaged in defending tho boodlers would bo
appointed Assistant District-Attorney.
ISnaiand Dishonors (len. Gordon's Dills.
(iriCUL CAI1LZ TO TBS WOBLD.J
Loitdon, Deo. 7. Bills to tho amount of
40,000, drawn by the loto Gen. Gordon dur
ing the siege of Khartoum, have been dis
honored by tho Government, which obtained
a decision from tho Cairo Mixod Tribunal in
thoir favor. Tho holders of tho bills havo
commenced action against tho private cbtato
of Gen. Gordon for payment.
Her Children Left Destitute.
Mrs. Adele Capon, who Uvea on the first floor of
10 Water street, known as ' the barracks," waa
taken to the Oouverneur Hospital late last night In
an ambulance, suffering from the effects of 111
treatment at the bands of a quack In the delivery
of a child. Policeman Mulcahr, of tho
Seventh Precinct, visited the house
this morning aud lounu its oecnpanta
entirely destitute. The other members of the fam
ily are ltotle, age five years. Leon, age seven,
Jule, age nine, and Adrian Capen, their grand
father, age sixty-one years. The policeman built
a tire and got them something to eat The children
J ere brought to the Essex Market Police Court to
ay. Agent Yoang, lor the Society for tne Pre.
ventlon of Cruelty to Children, took charge of
them and will Investigate. It msy go hard with
ths quaok doctor If the story as told by lira, Capen
Itemoved After Twenty-nve Year.
Albert Iteynold, for tweuty-flve years station
master and ticket agent of the New York Central
llullroad at Yonkrrs, has been removed, and J. I.
ltodrti, of illlrost', him succeeded him. This is a
aurpriso to the old Yuukcrltes.
Jerry Ilarllauu's Condition.
Jerry Uartlgan'a condition la unchanged. He la
resting comfortably and Is taking aome nourish
ment Ula friends aro not allowed to talk with,
idsfj -triAjlfW LV lilaLft S f JslWf9$$H!'
CRASHED INTO THE STATION. '.'HI
ACCIDENT TO THE MONTREAL EXPRESS ON 9BI
THE DELAWARE WLND HUDSON. -iSlI
Nobody Killed, but the Depot nnd Three Cars) lIBll
Wero Dnrncd to tho Ground A Droken , BHI
Wheel or Axle Threw tho Train from the) ,BI
Trnrk Exactly Opposite the Station Many ' (.9l
I'nssensers Aboard bad Narrow Escapes tJaBXaaal I
rrrxciAL to tot wosld.1 fiH I
Aldan y, Doo. 7. Tho Dolawaro and Hud- ''l
son express train far Montreal ran off tho JbIbbbbI
track and into tho depot at Whallonsburg, "jfsH
eighteen miles abovo Port Henry, a littlo bo- , vJBKI
fore S o'clook this morning. Tho depot waa iBl
set on fire, and thrco of tho flvo cars woro 9H11
soon in flames. VHhI
Bupt. Hammond says that no ono was V&nHl
klllodond but ono porson an old lady who j'sflaaBal
was thrown from her berth was injured. JB-91
Tho occidont was caused, ho thinks, cilhor JJbbHII
by a broken whcol or axlo. Throo cars woro 'ViBl
Tho telegraph wires aro do wn ot tho station, JianaBI
and definite details aro not obtainable. It la fSaaalaHl
known that tho train was filled with passon- ''JaaaaHl
gors, and that no ono was killod is truly ''vaaflfl
Robert M. Olyphont. tho President of tho 'naaaaV
rood, was found at his office, 31 Cortlondt iH
street. Ho said tho telegraph poles had been asaaaal
broken down by tho accident, and tho tH
account received wos very meagre. 'H
A telegram from Assistant President '!(bbuB
II. G. Young, of Albany, stated that IH
tho train was ono of flvo cars, which left Troy frfjB
oftor midnight. Tho passengers transferred ftsBnaH
to it loft tho Grand Central Dopot at G o'clook iH
last ovening for Montreal. Tho train went tiaaaaaaw
off tho track at Whallonsburg ot 4.30 a. m. aH
Mr. Young's information is that but ono per- ' 3H
son is injured. "lubbbbV
GLASS WORKERS BEGIN THE SIEGE. - 'B
Hostilities Opened by a Htrlke In Plttsburtr Maaaaflfl
A General J.ocb.-Oat Expected. Ataaaaafll
incut, to tot world, 1 ''H
Frnsnona, Doo. 7. Tho flint glassware fJIsall
workmen of Kings south sldo factory, num. , -laHI
boring 230, quit work yesterday on account i'lsiaHsl
of a new sot of rules put in forco by the VH
manufacturers. This is tho first Bhot in what A VsalllH
promises to a bitter warfare botwocn tho x aaaaaaaai
flint glassware workers and thoir employers. jaaalafl
Tho workmon of the city generally are very dssnaaafl
quiet, but thero is great indignation at tho saaaaaH
tenor of tho now rules, os well as. at tho " VH
address accompanying tho "move" list and 'fiHfl
tho scale of prices. They claim that tho ttanaaaaH
address portends a roduciion of wages in -"saunal
ovory sentence, ond an arbitrary overriding: 'ijl
of tho agreement of thirty days' notice to 'iSanaaaH
Ono of tho officials of tho workmen's union usHHH
said this morning : " It is probable that tho 'lH
Executlvo Committeo of tho manufacturers) JH
will shut down ovory factory in tho associo- vjll
tlon. This would closo almost ovory pressed 'asaaaaaal
glass houso in tho United States and: betweon ?H
4,000 ond 5,000 men would bo thrown out of tH
employment. It is probablo, however, that ;3
tho Pittsburg houses will hold out. but in tho '-lasaaaH
East thero are very fow houses that can Stand '-saaaanatl
a striko or a throo months' lock-out." fsBanaH
If the lock-out is not ordered to-day by tho 'rasanaflal
manufacturers, it is probable that similar 'aaaaaal
issues to thoso which caused the shut-down jsaaaaaaai
at King's will come up at each of the other 'SM
factories throughout tho country with siml. 'H
lor results. There is a docidedly aggrcssivo )1H
feeling among tho workers sinco tho receipt vfl
of the rccont official communications, and 'LalalaB
both sides have been ready for a fight over ?lsBaaaafl
sinco tho failures of the Conference Commit- flsaaaH
toes to come to an amicablo understanding. ifuBBanaal
DID NOT WANT I1IS LEGACY. 'IH
An Heir Who Prevented the Division of a ''"jH
Fortune Thought to be Crazy. 'f!aaaafl
Ernest Kuoiriem has been an attendant at saaaaafl
Bollovuo Hospital for somo years. About a H
year ago his father died, leaving a fortune of . VH
$50,000 to be divided betwoon Ernest and his 'lasaaaaafl
two brothers. Tho will was worded in such sJsaaaaaafl
a way that tho monoy could not be distributed lUsmasafl
until all tho brothers signod a paper agreeing iSLaH
to tho provisions of tho will. ;H
Ernest for somo reason has refused to havo VH
anything to do with tho will or tho money. 1
although bis brothers havo been constantly 'JaaaaaaH
urging him to sign tho paper. Yesterday 'H
Ernest began to act strangely, and the doo. SBBBaaaaal
tors sent him to tho Insono Pavilion at tho aalafl
Ouo of his brothers lives at 08 Borrow lH
Btreet and tho other at Tenth avenuo and 4
Twentieth streot. JaaBaaafl
Double Murder In Arkansas. aBasafl
FECIAL TO TDK WOULD. iBaBaBBal
Little ltocx, Ark., Dec. T. Intelligence from H
Bsrryvllle, Ark., says: ' Polo Township, near -1IH
the Missouri line, In that county, was to-day tho "IjaaaaBBaal
scene of a double murder. A feud has been In ex- iaLaaaaaal
Istenee for a long timo between the families of 'JnalalH
Terry, Wagoner ami Garrett Some months ago ;3asnaaaaal
one of the Terry party was killed aud a conflict baa qsaaaaaaH
since been Imminent. It appears Grant Wsgoner 'H
met Culver Garrett on the roadside and after a fidl
few words both began firing. Garrett was killed ctaBaaaaal
at the aecond Ore. Wagoner was fatally wounded." '-H
Darning- of a Hartford Factory Uulldlns;. aflnaBal
uricuL to mr wobld. antaaa
IUnrroKD, Dec. 7, The old Porter Building, rdSssafl
four-story brick factory, occupied by E. EL Judd'S sbH
machine ehop.Kagle Eyelet Company, Bonsallt Dox 40aaafl
Company and E. E. Wiley Moulding Company. Bsnaai
was entirely burned to-day. The fire caught In fOuaH
tho auneallng room ot the Eyelet Company, causlnz Wnaaal
an explosion, and the building was Immediately In 'SsaH
fiames. Loss on the bulldiug. $11,000; Insurance, aKtaaal
tlo,ooo; other losses, t2s,0o0; Insurance, about 'jpsaafl
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS IN BRIEF. Hfl
All the freight brakemen and switchmen In tho iMH
yards at Dayton struck la "lht m The Striker. HaaH
are now being paid It W Ltfjt nd u -ld- "faaafl
A dynamite explosion cr;pjjV. May on tho JfrsaH
Plttston branch of the ifflaOT iWaafll ""' iMtsaBaa
Section Foreman Miles BweteHgaaBMgMlnl BalH
five Italian laborers wero severely lnjureu?"sjf'" jtrxH
John Armytage. arretted In Jlttsburg on lH
charge of forging tho nsmo of J. . Maokay. tho j m
California lnlllloualre, baa been Identified as ffgH
Orth Stein, a awlndler of national reputation. , iH
The boiler In the noganavllle Oil Mill, Troup riaaaal
County, Ga., exploded at an early hour yesterday "IKsaaal
morning, Instantly killing three negro employees. i .
One of the men wu blown a distance of uureet VaNaaafl
s a JHaaal
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