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J WIHDOM US TOESPlUEl
B BoriouB Oloud on Undo Sam's
R Titlo to Liberty Islands
f , V
Bl If Congress Don't Save It, Now
Ba Jersey Authorities Will.
iH Tho amendment to tho roiolotlon tiro-
jMH vldlnRfor a thorough investigation into
i . the question as to wbcthor Liberty Islntul
JH should be selected as tho site of tho pro.
flHw posed Federal Immigrant depot will bo
B presented to Congress by Hoprosentatlvo
iMcAdoo, of How Jersey, to-day.
If notion on Congressman MoAdoo's
WtT resolution Is blocked, Senator Chandler,
jH: Chairman of the Hennto Commltleo on
iH Emigration, will rocall tho concurrent
H resolution which empowers the commit
H tees of tho Benato ond tho llouso to net
Hi jointly, and will subibtuto a resolution
j directing the Senate Committee to pro
HI cecd with tho invosticatlon independently
f i ot tno Houso. ... . ., ,,
' If there Is no objection in the Houeo
mwi ot Representatives the matter will go
tl right through, for two-thirds of the mom.
m6 bers are reported to bo in favor of it.
WW Should everything clue fall, then the
A State of Now Jersey will step Into tho
14 breach and cry "Hands off." Bho will
(I deolare that tho Government has no right
ii to ereot any buildings upon liberty Isle
IB without her permission.
lg Ex-Commissioner H. C. Bnsoot, of Jor-
If sey City, who was a member of the Board
I, appointed to settle tho question as to
fji 1 whether Liberty Island was Now Jer6oy
Urn 1 or New York territory, says in a letter to
am Congressman MoAdoo i
m 1 Publlo sentlmont in this State 1 unant-
Wl 1 raons in it approval ot and grMltudo to yon
m K I Ior your effort to prevent the deaccration of
bLbXI Liberty Ialand by turning it into an cml-
1 JiXi. grant station of the Federal Government.
iJ5 1 The Btato of New York never had any right
w ' . to oonvcy to tho United States any tltlo to
9m I the ialand. except the qualified Jurladlction
A I over the mo for police pnrpoaei as speoi-
itf I fled In the treaty with New Jersey in IH.1.1.
U I It is also clear that tbo Federal authorities
ilji havonopowerto build a wharf or pier on
the land- under water surrounding the
m m Ialand without tho consent of the Mate of
M LB New Jersey being first obtained. The treaty
,10 above roferred to expreisly states that such
773 lands were the property of Now Jeriey.
RMvI Congressman MoAdoo, commenting on
M Ibis, aaysi
W l This being the ease, tho only stop noccs-
I sary to prevent Secretary Wlndom from car
jV ts rying out his design, should Congress not
-Jr first take action, would be to begin quo
J warranto proceedings upon the basis of tho
treaty olted by Mr. Baacot.
K I think New Jersey may safely be counted
i upon not to grant a permit to anybody to
. build a lot of unsightly barracks on the hem
;:? of Miss Liberty's gown.
KfI- The jealous silence with which tho Now
Krffe York newspapers regard this proposed
WW lit desecration is severely commented on in
HI II One paper prints a very weak apology
Bji.w for-Heeretary Windom's action, quoting
K iUi Assistant Secretary Tichenor. The latter
BL Liberty Island belongs to tbo Government
frnWrn and It under the control of tho War Dopart-
mwE meut for military purposes, It Is not a pub-
m lie domain in the seme that Congress can
BH alienate it by sale or by grant. Itia held
TO for defensive purposes In the event of the
WW ontbrcak of war.
I II The Secretary of War has practically
I US licensed the Treasury Department to uae
IV iucU portion of the island as is already not
I mm (lienpled by the Utatne of Liberty and the
I B Ltubthonsa Board. This ho has a perfect
i WM right to do, bnt. of courao, in tbo event nf
m WM war. the Treasury Department, being only
V WM a tenant at will, would have to vacate and
K H remove the immigration plant.
aJD. H Congressman McAdoo, with ready
H 9m answer, says :
H W "It "l'1 be observed that Mr. Tichenor ad-
BBSkVaft tat in one sentence that tbo island is nnder
li control of the War Department for military
lift i pnrpoaes only, and that it is not public tio-
I i I nialnr In the senae that Congress can alienate
III , it by sale or grant; and in the next sentence
IB I he talks abont tho War Department graut-
&j lng license for immigration purposes.
mtSl if a or twelve tboiuand protosting
fYL petitions were secured by World report-
BA ers in lesi than five hour Saturday, and
my thousands more may be had if Secretary
ku Wludoin doubts that the voice of tho
WfttA , New York people is against desecrating
i. Liberty Island.
R: M'ADOO'S AMENDMENT ADOPTED.
mt . But the BUI Delayed by an Objeo-
m i tlon to the Appropriation.
Jrsrvciir. to thk kvciiho wosit. l
WAsnmoTON, March 10. Mr. McAdoo's
1 Jk amendment to the bill on subject of
" Immigration laws, designed to protect
I'm! Liberty Island from the desecration pro
posed by Secretary Windora, has just
W y been adopted by the Hon so without a dis
5'1 sent lng voioe.
1 I Kllgore, of Texas, however, objected
Ml 1 to an appropriation of $5,000 to enable
? 1 investigation of the laws to be made,
ff 1 So the whole question goes over until
ij I to-morrow.
JL If Eowell Oeborn in New York.
L f Howell Oeborn returned from Europe yes.
W tsrday on La Bretagne. FayTcmpletondid
Wf r ot accomcany him. lie ssid he would stay
j IV here if he found he could make any money in
mV Wall street, and tf not be would go to the
ill ' other side, sgaln. Tbe. courts recently
Hi : decided that his creditor conld not
(If touch his annual income of tao.Onii. as that
JJ1 amount wss necessary to msintaiu hint
mmfe d in the style in which lie was acoiiatouied.
HKAP to live during bis rather' lire.
T&lJTt lie owns a seat in the Hlock Kxchange, but
Cilfn his rredtutra cannot take that, for it is a
B,,t privileae only and cannot be trauaferred
,V except by content of the Ooreming Com.
Ml mlttee of the Uxebanee, Osborn has grown
WM' 11 stoat during bis residence abroad.
I ,' Keener Sbel Barzel,
' WisuiNQTOM, March U A convention or
the Order of Kether She! Barzel, or Iron
E Knot, one of the leading Hebrew societies
If in this country, began bero to-day with
K a full attendance of drlegatei. 'iho
n nrder has a mcinberahlp m J.'.oiui
i and meets once in aix year. Tlieiui
WM' cfficer were elected to-day: I're'ideut,
H Himon Wolf: Mce-I'reaidents. Jlofe. Orcen
mmvi baum. Joterh D. Coons and Jacob Trut;
HK Hecretarles, Lewis Abraham and L. L.
Leistersthsn. Mr. Wolf made an addresa.
IMJV in which be urged a anion of the eight
' J.aih, secret benevolent orgsnizstlons in
9m the United BUUe.
M R. Q, Blaine Promoted.
I WisHisoTox, March D.-lIobert O. Blsine.
ML brother of Secretary Blsino, uho has for
oni years l.cM the ufitrc of Curator of the
Department nf Agriculture, hat been ap-
WM puiiited by Secretary hiuk cinperiutrudeut
H i o( Uiiaraiitiue Htations under the Bureau of
H ' Auimal Indnatry.
K PnxaMiLxfertaaBsbr. Tas M Vk Coo-
PIlOBInG BUNNELL'S RECOHD.
Oluca Sought in Oonnootion with
Tho Murderer of Dcnvrelt May Have
a Blacker Record Yet.
tsrxciAL to Tnx xvxsiso wonLo.)
Niaoaiu Falls, March 10. It lsjirob
able that Mrs. Reginald Illrchell, wife of
the polishsd scoundrel who is hold for
tho murder ot Frederick Bcnwoil, will
soon bo an free from the custody of tho
law as eho is, in tho popular mind, from
all suspicion of n guilty concern in hor
There aro now few people but beliovo
that tho nnfortunato girl was another of
IJIrcholl'fl dupes, and that, though sho
undoubtedly suspected somctbiui wrong
Bud wss anxious over it, sho never ontored
into bis plans with n full recognition of
Tho verdict of tho Coroner's jury, in
cluding Mrs. Blroholl as on ''accessory
after tho ' fact," will carry litUo force in
viow of all tho ciraumstances.
Illrchell is enduring lifo at Wollaml
Jail with the same easy indifference which
has marked his course as a prisoner all
along. lie is utterly impenetrable when
nppronohod on the subject of the murder,
but he wards off questions In such a
way as to leave the impression, not that
the subjoct is an unpleasant ono, but ono
in which he has no particular interest
and about which bo has not concerned
' Meanwhile tho authorities, having him
securely fosienod for tbo Ben well murder,
aro looking for olues which may establish
his connoctlot. with other crimes as blsok.
The disaupearanoo of Neville Piokthall.
once tho comrade of Birchell, is one of
tho things the officers aro sharply poking
tboir inquiries luto. and they have already
got some facts worth considering.
Piokthall left Woodstock Feb. 10, toll,
ing conflicting ttorles as to where he was
going. Ho took 91,000. raised by amort-
sge on his farm, and said he would
oublo the money beforo he returned. Ho
went to New York, ho mot the Birchells.
he has nover returned, nor bavo ho and
his $1,000 boen hoard of since.
Birchell's pspors, found in searching
hts luggage for olues In tho Piokthall
matter, furnish now evideuco of bin
versatility, showing that he has boen a
theatrical agent, a photographer's agent,
and an interested participant in various
sporting matters, such as benoh shows
and horso shows.
In connection with the papers relating
to his photographlo business, a batch of
autograph letters was found, making
arrangement for sittings from Sarah
Bernhardt, Minnie Palmer. Fred Leslie
and other distinguished theatrical people.
Portions of a oorrespondonco with T.
It. MeUersh, of the National Union Olnb,
were also found, establishing the fact that
MeUersh and BlrcheU were interested to-
6 ether In the advertising scheme by which
enwen and Pelley were duped.
Pelley, by the way, is kept in a most
uncomfortable strain by the constant
surveillance under which ho will be kept
until tho Birchell cose Is settled. As tho
man who probably narrowly esoapod the
fate of Bonwell, he is. too, a great
curiosity to the public and is stared at
and annoyed whenever he appears.
"BULL" BOOM III READING.
' a i
Under Heavy Sales tbe Price Advanced
Five Points in an Hour.
Thoso in esrlr attendance at the Btock
Exchango tbii morning were witneaaea of
quite a lively circus. The bulla in Beading
showed their hand early, and marched the
price of tho atook from U8M to aOKin tbo
tills move created a stsmpede among the
abort., and csah stock wsa worth anywhore
from 1U to IH per cent, more than the
An enormou abort Intereat was developed
in Heading lsrt week, and the story current
on the street la that Poatmaster-Qenerat
Wanamaker hsa Joined bands with the Anti
Coibin people in New 1 ork to bring about a
change in tho management ot the property.
Tho dealings were on a large cale, and
the excitement Increased ro that the opera,
tora paid little attontion to the xcat of the
'i he dealing! in the stock daring the first
hour of bualnes aggregated pearly eight
thousand abarei. The stock sold as high as
lie fore noon the flurry was over and the
frightened nbort who were not' able to cuter
at the advance got over their scare and tbe
market begsn to settle back towards its
original starting prices.
At noon tho stock was qnoted st 3W.
Nearly 1 O0;ouo ibsres of the stock changed
bands during the forenoon.
The bull croird in the mreet whioh manip
ulated tlte aqneezu wss Jubilant, while tho
anirjt' nf the besr crowd, which were s big
victim in isat week's campaign, were per
ceptibly dampened bv to-day' set-back.
Anatin Cormn said he didn't know any.
thing about It.
CUT A QUEEN THREE TIMES.
Thus Mrs. Worden Learned that
Her Husband Was Untrue.
Eugene Worden, a street railroad con.
iluclor, aged luenty.six years, of No. 410
Weat Twenty-tilth treet, was arrealsd
Saturday uight on achargo nf bigamy aud
taken before Justice Whits at Jeffer.
son Msrket Court yesterday. Two wires,
each armed with a marriage certificate,
gate damaging teatimony against him.
Each of the women had a baby, hut neither
of them wauled him as a husband any
longer, Wife No. 1, Margaret E. Hherwood,
cauie on to this city fromHtamford. Conn.,
baturday and took rooms at No. 11. 'I Mntb
avenue. Hbo told Cant. Uratit. nf the We.t
Twentieth lrect station, tlic.t herhnabsnd
had married another woman and nti living
at No. 41 0 Weat Twenty.nlth street.
llui Hherwood was married to Wordeu
July 20. imk:i, in titamlord. Conn. Tbe
ynung huaband wsa soon out of employ
ment and left hla wife to come to New York
to look for work. orden ae cured a place
on the Bleecksr Btreet Itailroad as con.
doctor, and Nov, 13. 1887, he married a
errant arirt named Margaret UefTarman, at
Jeryer City Heubts.
V orden continued to write letters to bis
wire at titamford. Conn., and called her
"Dear wife," and "dear iiisnims."
The wife never suspected that ber
huabsnd irat untrue to ber until ah
coiuulteil Mr. Itohcrt Fraucia. an olt
fllei.it. who 1. a chvrtojraiit. bhs took a
pscHnf card aud cut them tbreo times, and
each cut revealed a qneen. which indicated,
as tbe clairtovaut claimed, that a llcht--haired
woman had alienated the affections
of her husband. Mrs. Worden wss inr.
prised and began an investigation which re
sulud In Wordan's arrest, lis was held for
trial Indefaalt ot 1500 ball.
QUEEN LIMA'S RECEPTION.
Bahy York's Frionda Holp to Col
obrato Her First Birthday.
Found In n Lot a ml Adopted by New
York Hospital Nurses.
Forty fond nnd doling mothers are
helping their baby girl celebrato ber first
birthday to-day at tho New York Hospital,
Perhaps another mother, wistful aud
longing for n port in this event In tho life
of little Laura York, has her heart In the
nurse's room of tho great hospital, tool
A guilty hoart is that of this ono mother
who hts no participation in to-day's fes
tivities yet tho heart of a mothor.
A year ago this very morning it was a
dreary, cold and bleak morning, with a
blcnkwind cutting through one's clothing
and carrying the dampness and chill to
tho very bonos a policeman from tho
Twentieth street elation heard a sound
liko tho treblo of a kitten!.
He was at Tenth avonuo and Sixteenth
street, aud he was on one side of a high
fence, the noiso on tbo other. Clamber
ing over tho fonco bo found a wee bit of
humanity, wrapped in an old newspaper.
Tbe ofllcor gathered up tho little bun
dle, placed it under his overcoat and
hastened to tbe station. An ambulance
was cnllod and Hurgeon Buell. of tbo
Now York Hospital, foundalittlo girl,
not more than four hours old, almost
dead from exposure.
Packiug tho babo in a box of cotton he
carried it to tho hospital. It lived through
tho incetsnnt efforts of the doctors and
almost instantly it enpturod the hearts of
all tho forty nurses, especially that of
Miss Cyrenit McLaury, who was nt that
timu head nurse in tho children's word.
Aud Miss MoLaury felt honored In
being aocorded tho pleasure of naming
tbe baby after herself " Laura" and Its
only known mother "York."
. Laura York was Jhe Incklest waif ever
deserted in this big town, for though Now
York Hospital is riot a foundling asylum,
with one accord the attnebes of this great
charity, from Bupt. Ludluin down to tho
ambulance drivers, decided to keep the
And Laura York has roigned supreme
over fifty hearts over since. When hot
weather came a wet-nurse was engaged,
and the and Miss L-tura were packed
away, bag and baggago, to Coney Island,
where Miss York drank iu the sea air for
two whole months.
Miss I. II. Bntiiffo. Directress of the
Nurses, was installed as chief mamma to
Mish Laura when Miss MoLaury loft the
Hospital, and the linby queen has so
journed with her ever blnce.
Miss Sutliffe, the housekeeper, clnlnn
a share in Baby, and Miss Kline, charm
ing in tho port littlo whito cap and
gown of Quaker gray and Quaker
scantiness of skirts, bringing Misa Laura
down to receive the compliments nnd
congratuiatious of The Evenihq Would
this morning, proclaimed with balf-iu.
dignsnt voice that Miss Laura was no
common street waif, but a born lady.
To all of which tho reporter tali
" Ameul" for Baby Laura is the sweotcst,
round and dimpled Utile lady in New
Bho crowed and displayed between lips
of ruby six pearly teeth, and hold out a
pincushion bond with a dimple at every
Laura's eyes are blue as heaven and
twinkle liko the stars. Her rounk cheeks
aro delicately tinted in pink and whito
and her feet are dainty as any lady's.
The young lady wore a gown of white,
a knit jacket of pink zephyr and knit
shoes of I a by blue.
The reporter presented his compliments
in his best baby language, and little Laura
said. "An! Aal" and " Uoo.Ooo!" quite
nnderstaudinsly.stthe same lime showing
her appreciation by putting out her hand
to be taken.
Bupt. Ludlnin forsook his desk to pet
Baby and take her in bis arms, and per
mitted Baby to pull his whiskers and re.
move his glasses from his nose.
Iu two minutes there were n dozou at.
taches of the hospital about tbe little
But presently Miss Laura ssid some
thing about breakfast, and was taken
away, waving her hand, and saving "By.
by I" ss she went, ber big blue eyes
twinkling merrily the while.
Baby has been tho recipieut of a bun.
dred gifts from her admirers, and to-day,
in honor of ber birthday, she received a
golden chain from her forty ruammaa, and
tbis evening there will be a reception In
Laura York weighed four pounds when
shd blossomed on a cheerless world n
year ago. To-day she gets her nickel's
worth in depressing the slol.wefghing
machine eighteen pounds.
I.ighteeu pounds of jovous loveliness I
Aud her mother, poor child ! vox have
no participation in the happiness of this
Laura ia tbe permanent charge, not of
the hospital, but of the nurses, and when
ahe gets a little older she will be educated
just as though she were tbe child of
She now has a French uur.t-miid, a lit.
tie Sixteenth btreet jUI, who is a d by
the forty uiiunuias to come etery l..v anil
take the little oue out for an smug. She
has her own carriage, and one cf the
birthday gilts was a beautiful afghan
from Miss Kline.
Novel Boycott Methods.
IIMCUL TO TIC WOBLC
Cuablistox. 8. C., March D. -Undaunted
by the pending prosecution for conspiracy
which bss been instigated by Itord Broa.
at tbe representative of Tracy & Ituaael the
Comroittre or the Kuight of Labor which
hsacLame of ibsprnoecution uf tbe boy.
rott continue Its work. As ou last bun
Usy the knights continue their tactics uf
visiting all the barrooma where the boycot
ted ale is sold, purchtae drinks snd then re
port the liquor dealers for violating tbe city
ordinance. Tbe woik of the Committee of
the Knights eomnisnced this rooming at 1 0
o'clock and ended st about 4 o'clock, whan
eleven cuss were reported to the police.
COL KORAN'S PRIZE SWODD.
To Bo Formally Prosented to Him
at tho 69th Bogimont BalL
Mayor Grant Will Tender Him The
Evening World's" UenutHul Gift.
The thousands of peoplo who have ad.
mired Lieut, .Col. James Morau's beaut I.
ful sword at tbe Amorican Specially Com.
pany'sjwlndow, In tho Fifth Avenue Hotel,
will be interested in knowing that CoL
Moran will bo formally presented with
tho sword at tbo annual ball of the non
commissioned officers of tho Sixty-ninth
Ilogiment to bo held at Central Tnra
Hall, SUty.Boveuth street and Third
avenue, tit, Patrick's night, Monday,
March 17, 1890.
Thero wero many candidates In Tiik
Evenino Wonr.n's National Guard Eloc
tion from tho Sixty.ninth Itegimeut, but
as soon as it was dovoloped thst Liout..
Col. Moran was in the raco to win all of
his associates in, the Itegimeut turned
their support towards his canvass, ond
tbo rosult was a total voto of over 2D3.C00,
and an overwhelming majority for tho
gallnnt Liouiennnt.Colouel of the invlnci.
Now Col. Morau's associates propose
to honor him still more, and at Uiolr
annual ball next Monday uight he will be
prosented with Tni Evknino Wobxp's
sword. Mayor Grant will make tho
presentation speech, nnd tho big hall will
undoubtedly bo crowded.
At tho same tinio Bourke Cocknvn will
present Cnpt. Morris Cox, of Company
1), with a sword whioh was awarded to
him by vote as tho most popular officer of
tho regiment iu a contest nt tho rocent
Carmelites' Fair in East Twcnty.elghth
Among tho interested spectators at tbe
ball will ho Mrs. Agnes G. Burns, of
Grammar School 38, who was tbe winner
of The Evxnino WonLD's Lady Teachers'
Contest. Tbo salo of boxes Is already
progressing rapidly and a large attoua.
once is expected.
Tho arrangements for this enjoyable
event are in tho hands of this Comiuftteo:
Hergt.-Mnjor Daniel O'Byrne, Chairman :
Corpl. Jonn Lynch, Company A; Hergt.
Patrick MoDrow, Company II: Hergt.
Patrick O'Brien. Corpl. AVm. F. John
son, Company 1) ; Corn). C. F. Malono,
Company Os Sergt. Wm. Doylo. Com
pany H: Corpl. Donlol Holly. Company
1: Sergt. Geo. Malono, Corpl. T. O.
Mnhoney, Company K.
The guests will bo received by this
Committee: Corpl. Chris F. Malono,
Chairman; Sergt. Martin Greely, Corpl.
Daniel Guilden, Company A; Hergt. 1
M. Drow, Company B; Hergt. Wtu.
Maher. Sergt. It. F. Mart ell, Company
Dj Sergt, P. J. Hayes, Company G;
Sergt. Urennnn. 'Corpl.- Cornelius Mor
ton, Gompany.II; Corpl. John Ponthdnr,
Company I: Corpl. Daniel McCarthy,
Sergt. Walter Magee, of tho non-oom.
missioned staff, will officiato as floor
manager, and Sergt. William Doylo will
be bis assistant. Tho musio will be fnr
nished by James A. Joyce.
HE ffl BEAT HER RO MORE.
Queer Circumstances Attending Mrs.
Ellen Roonej's Sadden Dealt-.
The people who live in the big doublo
tenement-house at 172 Bloecer street aro
much exercised over the sudden death
last evening of Mrs. Ellen Itooney, who
lived with her husband, John Itooney, in
an attio room on the top floor. Each was
between fifty and sixty years of age, and
they have several grown-up children.
John Itooney sold coal and wood in a
basement in South Fifth avenue, and bis
wife went out washing. They were oon.
stantly quarrelling, and Itooney would
often go off on protracted sprees, coming
home every now and then and giving bis
wife a heating, the neighbors allege. If
she didn't glvo bim the money which he
SHooney has been on a jamboree for tho
past week, and several days ego the
tenants of the houso were disturbed by
a great racket in tbe Itooney apartment.
Old John was giving his wife a clubbing,
and h finally left tier with a black eye
and several bruises about tbe head.
Mrs.ltoonoy went down to the rooms of
the Feeleys on tbe floor below yeaterday
afternoon and said ahe was feeling very
ill. She lay down on the sofa, and they
gave her a glass of milk. When she got
uorse thev sent for a priest from St.
Joseph's Church, who arrive,! only a few
moments before the old woman died. She
seemed to be in great pain before ahe
died, and it was very difficult for her to
Tbe neighbors all tbongbt that her
death must have been caused by her hus
band's ill-treatment, and tbe pollco were
sent for. Officer McCarthy, of the Mer
cer Street Squad, came around, and when
be saw tbe braised face of the dead
woman and heard the stories of the
neighbors he went out to look for
lie found him lying dead drunk iu his
own room and took bint to tbe htation.
A woman nsmed iteddy was also detained
as a witness.
Itooney denied in court this morning
that bo bad beaten his wife lately, bnt he
was held to await the result of the Coro
FATHER AND SON MURDERED.
The Older Victim a Sightless and an
iirrciii. to tus annua wostn.
St. Louis, Mo., March 10 Officers at
Galena, Kao., have srretted the supposed
murderer of Charles Williams snd his
t el vo-y ear-old son, who were found mur
dered in their beds yesterday morning,
Williams wss. blind and had loat both arms
ip a mine accident.
Bun Down and Killed by tbe Engine.
Autonlo Coiquelo, thirty-five years of age.
of No. U1U Fourth avenue, Jersey City,
while engaged in picking up coal on the
tracks of tbs l'ennsTtvsnla itailroad st Uer
gen Cut was struck by the locomotive of ex.
?rets train No. 24, from Philadelphia, at
0.38 tbia morning snd instantly killed.
Ilia body wss terribly mangled.
Y. ii ." Stick Mcerlee
has a wtU-wIM tepataUw tat tsperlertir. '.'
FLACKS AT BAR.
' ' m i
Beginning of the Many Times Post
poned Conspiracy Trial.
Now York's ShorlfT In tho Roto
of an Accusal! Folon.
Work of Impanelling nn Impartial
At last ShorlfT Flack, his precious son
"Will" I'laok, and Joseph Mcoks, the
pliant roforoo iu tho famous bogus dl
vorco proccodlugs, stand at tho bar of
After six adjournments and various
other vicibsitudes, tbo trial of those three
worthies ou tho sovonty.couut indict
ment for conspiracy in gotting o dlrorco
SHERIFF TI.ACE AMP nEntREE MEEltS.
for Mary A. Flack from Sheriff Flack
without her knowledgo or doBiro, bepan
beforo Justice Qeorco 0, Karrott, in tho
Court of Oyer and Terminer to-dny.
Civil Jtistico Mouoll, charged jointly
with tho Flacks and Mocks, has died.
Tho instinct of wifo and mothor pre
vailing over tho indignation of a
woman cruelly wronged by him who
had taken hor for better or for worse,
aided br bis son her son, Mrs.
Flack rosorled to nil manner of subter
fuges to avoid tbe duty devolving upon
her as a member of sociotv of appearing
in court to testify as a witness against her
husband and hou.
Shortly after the close of the proceed
ings beforo tho Grand Jury, Mrs. Flack
retired to a littlo hotel at Little lUiJaln,
seven mllos from Newburg
Then a reaction set in. For weeks she
hod been suffering torture In ixct jrude
awakening to a realization of tho perfidy
of tboso who should buvo been hor most
Sho is an old woman, post sixty, and
feeble. Hut now, the excitement of Iho
Court proceedings boing over, sho ro
solved herself Into wifo nnd mother again.
After all, James A, Flack, though ho
had cruelly wronged hor. was tier bus.
baud. She loved him still.
And Will I Her own flesh snd blood I
She had nursed him as a babe; tended
him iu bis crowing yenrs; watched him
with motherly pride in his manhood aud
now she was tbe chief prosecutor who
would consign him to prison, Btamp him
with a felon's mark I
Mrs. Flack was prostrated. Then her
husband and son visited ber retreat. They
lavished soft words and costly gifts upon
ber. and witli tbe loVe-growtn of a life,
time on tbo ono side, and venkennce and
vindication on the other, tbe wife and
mother triumphed, nnd Mrs. Flack mode
excuses for not appearing iu court as a
A physician wss found to certify that
she was physically unable to eomo to
Now York, and postponement followed
postponement till a physician sent by the
Court found that Mrs. Flack was not ill
Then Detective Sergts. Von Gerichten
and Kiernan went up to Little Britain and
brought the reluctant, grieving woman to
She consulted with Assistant District
Attorney Goff Saturday and promised
faithfully to go to the house of her niece,
Mrs. Itingham, at 325 East Eighty-fifth
Instead she was driven up to the door
of the house of City Marshal Joseph M.
Hill, 215 East Fitty.flrst Btreet, late Satur.
She was assisted to alight by Will Flack.
Tbe carriage rolled away, and the cur
tains were drawn down tight.
Tbe District-Attorney discovered thst
Mrs. Flack had not appeared at Mrs.
Ilingham's indeed. Mrs. II Ingham was
sorely affrighted lest her aunt bad come
to some harm.
After hours of patient search the
detectives succeeded in locating Mrs.
Fluck at the home ot her hu.
band's bumble server, and at 10
o'clock yesterday morning the)', with
Mr, Goff, drove to the bouse in Fifty,
first atreet. and a fow minutes later ths
feeble woman, weeping and trembling,
was led down the steps into another car.
Hbe was driven to tbe Vanderbllt Hotel,
aud there she Implored air, Goff to per.
mit ber to register ber name as a guest,
"I do not want to bo hero liko a
criminal," she exclaimed.
Thus it happens that ou tbe page of the
hotel register fnr March u appear in
wavering, lines the signature, "Mary E.
Mrs. Flack has been at the Vanderbllt
since, jealously giarded by two police,
She did not appear In Justice Barrett's
Court to.day, there being little possibility
that a jury would be secured for the trial
of the accused.
Sheriff Flack, black aud dogged and
sinister iu expression, freshly shavuu nnd
carefully gruoroed, presented a marked
contrail to Joseph Sleeks, tho man who
v.ru iudobtcxi to him for a fat talary under
him while County Clerk,
Meets is florid, bus very light hair, a
dirty white mustache, eyes that droop at
the corners aud a smiling, devii-may-caxe
lie is careless as to dress, thus heighten,
ing the coulrast with tho always sleek
Flacks father and son.
The defendants were supported by ex.
Judge William Fullerton, the venerable,
and Horace ltnssell, the energetic, and
by John II. Bird, yachtsman,
Col. Fellows and Assistants Goff and
Senlpla appeared for the prosecution.
Chief Clerk John Sparks, twinkling all
overuith benevolence, called the Court
to order; Capt billy lticketls rapped
everybody into a seat, and Clerk Welsh
called the roll of a special panel of one
hundred Jurors, uventy.three of whom
Than Mr. Goff moved the trial tot con
spiracy of .Tamos A. Flack, Joseph
Mocks aud William h. Flack.
KvcrylKidy was ready, and Clerk Welsh
turned his whvol nud drew forth a slip
bearing tho name of William Worth, an
John Hint said that Mr, Worth was
connected w ith one of the companies, and
tho juror was excused.
Six other men ou tho "trial stand"
confessed to having formed a strong bias,
mid they went tho way of all intelligent
mm out of oottrt at unsuitable for jury
George L. Ilcrrlck was not so easily dl.
posed uf. He said he was a elerk, forty
years old snd married for twelve vears.
In answer to Mr. God's inquiry, if he
lui still lived happily with his wife, Mr.
Horrick Unshod a little, nud ssid, with
evident joy. that he still lived happily
with his wifo, whereat Mr. Goff said he
was sstiafled with Mr. Herriok as a juror.
John llird wasn't, snd be asktd ques.
lions till ho accidentally discovered tlint
tho witness was acquainted with Judgo
ltnssell. Then ho sat down hastily.
Mr. Goff having found that the ao
quniutanee with Jmlgo ltunsell wouldn't
atfoct the action of Juror Horrick
reuowod his assurances of satisfaction.
Then Judge Itussell pumped Mr. Her
rick and got him to ssy that he had read
somothing of the Flsok divorco story, and
perhaps had formed some slight opinion.
TIiourIi ho was qulto kuto this opiuinu
would not affect his sction as a juror, tho
defense challenged, but tho Court over
ruled tbe chnlleugo snd Clork Welsh ad.
ministered tho oath. Foreman George It
Ilcrrlck swearing that he would ''well
nud truly try tbo case nnd n true vordlct
givo, according to the evidence,"
Tho three dofendants stood up and
fared tho man who was to try them.
Flack pore nyod the juror critically, nnd
as if mentally weighing bis own chances
with lnui. " Will" Flack ovincod only
nn idlo curiosity, ana Mcoks Btnllod
Sheriff Flack's face underwent manv
cbangos of exproisiou as citizon alter
citizen proclaimed from tho witness-stand
that they bail found a strong, sotuotltncs
en unalierahlo opinion ns to the guilt or
inuocence of himself and his confreres.
If the twelve men who Bbould finally
fill tho Jury box wero, at tho close of Iho
trial, the same jurors as thsae rejected
talesmen, tho Sheriff know that Iho Court
must putilah him.
Tho punlshmont prescribed by aw for
this sort of misdemeanor mar he all the
way from a small fine up to J 600 fine and
ono year in tbo penitonttary on Ulaok
w oil's Island.
Sarah Cherry, tho Sheriff's affinity, and
witli whom ho lived " sometimes" as Mr.
and Mrs. Itaymond, has kept in perfect
hiding siiion tbo exposure of tho divorco
conspiracy, and the prosecution now de
pends entirely upon Mrs. Flsck, tho
wronged wife nud mother, for tho foun
dation of its case.
Hut sho is still wifo and mother, and
Col. Fellows expreises crave doubts of
bis ability to convirt, for Mrs. Flack's
vnliio as a witness msy be entirely de.
stroyod by her natural feelings towards
husband aud son.
FOREIGN NEWS Bf G1BLE.
Bismarok's Dieappointmont" and
Now Plans for His Son.
DCKLAr ciiu sews srscut. I
Brnus, March 10. From personal
friends of Bismarck It Is learned that the
Chancellor's policy hsi been to induct hia
son Herbert into ail the functions of Oov
erument that he regards as almoat heredi
tary dignities for the Bismarck line.
Tho Chancellor now confesaes, however,
his dlaappolntment on finding Herbert
physically aud mentally unequal to the gl
He, therefore, has decided to gradually
retire from his various poets, and aa ho does
so creating a Secretaryship for the Empire,
sncli sa slwaya prevailed in the Prussian
In this way there will be crested
Financial, Commercial nd,Cooulsl (Secre
taries, slid the Chancellor will retsin only
the Foreign Office for bestowal ou Herbert.
The EnglUh Tongue for Gorman
DcxLar casta saws sraxiit,
Berlin, March 10. A home for American
and Engliah governeaaes has been estab
lished in this city under the patronage of
the Empreaa, the wife of the American Mln
later and four ladles of noblo rank.
MlaaNuh, an American, is the superin.
The object seems to be to make Engliah
the language of German nnraeries, as
French Is of ltusaian nurseries.
Belgian Honors for Stanley.
far cabistotbk raiamswa inorunoir.l
LosnoK, March 10. The King of the
Belgians will receive Henry M. Htanley on
his arrival in Brussels with distinguished
Mr. Btsnley will be presented with the
Explorer's metis), in a jewelled golden
casket, and will be decorated aa a Com,
mander of the Order ot Leopold I.
Dahomey's King Advised to Seok
far cuan to tbs raan sews AasoruTiox.i
l'jkiua, March lO.-I)cipatcbe from Eo.
tonon report that the advisers of the King
of Dahomey urge him to withdraw to hia
capital sad open negotiations with the
French, wlioui all efforta have failed to dis
lodge. The King's subjects sre rlSefug Iu Urge
numbers to Lagos to eacape enrollment iu
Twenty Years a Policeman,
Police Captain I'hilip Cassidy la not yet
through receiving congratulation on the
twentittb anniversary of his airvicea as a
policeman, which was duly celebrated on
Saturday. Member of his force nreaanted
him with s rioral horseshoe and ladder, aud
other f neuda presented him w lib a quantity
of " extra dry."
Both Snow and Rain To-NIght,
Ja as indicated bv
leuo. issa , lBoo, issa.
3A..M. 31 34 9J. U 33
3 .'M. ...... Si S3 15 k. ..,...... !
Avmas iwr pas4 twtj-reui dm 34 a
sti i'm lut cemipsadlBj; Uaa last isar.
LEACH M BE MUnDEHED.
No Oluo to His Disappearanoo Has
Yot Boon Discovered.
llfliof That Ills Body Is Hidden Iu n
Tho mystery of tho strnuge disappear
ance In Chicago of Ilohtud Leach, the
New York commercial traveller, grows
deeper aud deeper. His employer,
Julian Josephy, tho artificial flower Ini
porter, has received by mall several
reports from Finkcrton's agency, but
they nlljoll tbo same story. Not a tingle
cluo to"tbo missing man's whereabouts
bos yet been found,
Hovornl persons have been found who
taw Leach iu Chicago Sunday night a
week ago, oue of them being Frank Wing,
proprietor of a saloon near tho Fatruer
House. He says that Leach was vory
drunk and was exhibiting n largo roll of
Auothor acquaintance of Loach, a trav
eling snlcsman, nlso saw Leaab, and said
thst ho had trotn 300 to 4330 with him.
Wbero he went lato in Iho oveniug they
do not know.
The pollco havo found tho woman
"Etta." who wrote the two porfumod
notes to Lonch fonnd in bis room, bho Is
a brown. haired, bluo-ayed fairy who lives
in an alloy near the Palmer llouso, but
alio Bays sho didn't soo Loach that cvou
ing. Leach wss seen to go into the houso of
a Mrs. Smith in tho asnio neighborhood
that same Sunday livening, but he after
wards enmo out and went back to Wing's
saloon, aud after treating all hands at tho
bar went out the back door and has not
been seen ainco. He did not go bock io
Mrs. Smith's, they say,
Mr. Josephy does not think that Lcaoh
could have hail so inueh money with him
aa tho Chicago reports state. Ho had only
received oue check for tJIO from the firm
ainco he started West. Mr. Zuckcr, tho
senior partner of the firm, arrived in Chi
cogo this morning, and will personally
supoi Intend the search for Leach. Mr.
Josephy oxpecta a report from bim to.
Ho thinks that Leach has undoubtedly
been murdered by ruffians who thought
he had on his person a large amount of
Mr. Josephy discredits tho story that
Leach was drunk, as reportod, forbs says
that Leach was not that kind uf a man.
The murderers, he thinks, havo concealed
Ieach's tiody somowbero in order to hide
tbe evidences of their crime. The gen
eral belief among Leach's friends Is that
an investigation of the Chicago sewers
would disclose as great a sensation as in
tbe recent cose of Dr. Cronin.
DR. PAXTOlYS FLORIDA TRIP.
Ho and His Choir Go to St. Auguo
tlno to Dedicate a Church..
The speclsl csr belonging to II. M. Flag
ler, of Standard Oil fame, rolled out of tbo
I'ennavlvania Itailroad depot at 8. 30 o'clock
this morning, bound for the Ponce da Leon
Hotel, HU Augustine. Fla.
Included lu lta pasacngers wero Iter. Or.
John it. Paxton and hia famous 10,000
choir, conalatlng of Prof. Rchnecker.organ
lit; Mrs. Button, soprano; Mrs. Anderson,
contralto; Mr. Bnahnell, basso, snd Mr.
Clark, tenor. Accompanying the party
were Mrs. John J. Mnrria and ber grand
daughter, Mias Grace Clark, and other
members of tbs West Preibyterian Church.
Dr. Paxton snd his choir go South as tbe
special gneata of Mr. Flagler to dedicate his
new ('-.'00,000 Preabytensn Church in Ht.
Augustino next Friday. On Sunday Dr.
l'sxton will preach, and start for home the
BACKING UP THE WORLD."
Stronff Indorsement for tbe Weekly
Payment Bill Carsey Denounced.
The Brooklyn Central Labor Union yester.
dsy reasserted its support of Tus Would'h
Weekly Payment Bill, informing the Htate
Branch of the American Federation of Labor
of its hearty indorsement of that meaaure.
A. A. Carsey and hia cllquo of tbe so
called Union Labor party, who oppose the
bill, were denounced aa a band of political
strikers and tools of monopolists.
Senator Coltlna's bill In regard to nrlaon
labor wsa indorsed, but the Legislative Com.
mlttee nf the Brooklyn C. L. O. and delega
tion, or D. A. 7A and U30. K. of U. will go
to Albany to oppose the retail grocers' bill,
by which boxes are empowered t retain
one.tenth of their workers' wages for debts
Incurred by tbs latter for grooerios, Ac
TWO EDGES TO THIS STRIKE.
Contracting Cloakmakars Organize
to Fight Their Workmen.
Eighty contractors of tbe cloak trade have
organized a nnlon to reaiat tbe domsnds of
their operators and flnlabers. They have re
solved to cloae for two nioutha all shops where
the mon sre on strike, and to employ none bnt
audi men aa agree tr work from fourteen to
sixteen hours per day. They further re
aolved to boycott William Uoell, a dealer in
sewing machines. Grand street and Arcnuu
111 If be should dare to let any machines to
The strikers, when they heard of these
stuns on tbe psrt of the contractors, took
' lach a solium oath not to rtsnme work nn.
! less all of their ilnmsndt, including an in.
rrrMo of wages amounting to "0 per
ictnt. , hare been granted,
BROKE HIS WIFE'S RIBS.
Patrick Sullivan Beat Hor Insensible
and Then Fled.
Patrick Sullivan, of USO Elizabeth atreet,
wss held la tbe Tombs Court to.day to await
the result of his wife's injuries.
Hullivan quarrelled itb his wife Bstur
ds, knocked ber down, breaking two of
her ribs, and best her insensible. He then
tied, leaving to small children to care tor
Mr, bullivau was removed to St, Vincent's
Hospital, whtre it was thought she was
Her husband was arrested yesterday.
TELEGRAPH MEWS IN BRIEF,
Cleyelaxp, 0.. March 10. -The Eber
bard Manufacturing Works were destroyed
by are last night. Lou, 135,000; fully in.
surtd. One huudred and fifty men sre
tli row n out of employment.
br. Paul, Minn.. March 10. The Com
mercial Hotel was destroyed by fire lsst
night. Lors.r.'J.OOO. The gueots escaped
in their nigbt-clothea. Piter Foley, the
iroprietor, wss seriously luiured by a
rank thrown from an upper window. I
BtTLOTB, Ulan.. March 10, For the first I
thus la the history of Duluth every saloon I
was closed ytiMrdsy,
2 O'CLOCK. fl
"-" - .. sssii.iiJ Ikssssssssssssssl
ESCAPE GUT OFF. M
Another Scene of Panic at a U&lo W-U
Street Hro. WLXm
A Baby Thrown from tho Second WkLl
Floor Caught by a Fireman. H
Shivering Tenants Crowd the Boot's WmLm
Shrieking for Help. -. -iHI
Ludlow street awoko onco more In tha jH
early morning to tho cry of fire. It came H
from a familiar corner, No. 137. a human '"iH
beehive, six stories high and sheltering J
thirty-two families ia Its front and rear 1
Leas tbnn two years ago tbo building -jfrnmrnm
was ravaged and a number of people 'H
burned, but nono wero killed, jH
It has sinco been provided with, every J
means of escape for its teeming popnlft- 'H
tlon. Thero are flro-eeenpes In front and "smWwm
roar, and Iron bridges span 'tbo tea-feet $H
wldo yard between tho two buildings. ',H
Botwcen tbo two towering structures tho if
yard is little less than a big ohimnov. 'H
The tenement stands ulone. On oso tf
sido thero is an alloy lending to a rear JH
stable on tho other a three-story build. '"
ing. 139, the roof of which is fully thirty- ' H
flvo feet below tho ton of the big bar- H
Policeman Baker found J, Bailor's fish. !H
store, in the basement, on fire at 3.80 'H
o'clock tbis morning. It soon spread to H
Harris Bleak's notion store and Ellas .'H
Wclnateln's grocory on tho ground floor. Jl
Baker gavo tho alarm that tent the fir- H
men scurrying towards the spot, and ,
yellod tiro until he was hoarse. 1
Halls nud stairways were filled with jH
smoke, and tenants were forced to tako 'IH
to the tiro-escapes without stopping to
put on any clothing. Tho iron ladders 8WMWM
became choked at once. Around their jjH
lower end the flames began to play. ''''aal
The fleeing tenants were driven to the yjmmwM
rear, only to find the fire roaring op mmWM
there as through a real chimney, making tSjmWwm
descent Impossible. v IsH
8. Hlrtherchou threw hisbaby from the HH
second floor fire-escape into the arras of a ;'$mwM
fireman, who caught it flying, and lowered VH
his wife and three older children to the yHWwM
street with a rope. SWMWM
Tbo fifty tenants in tho rear building jH
wero at a disadvantage. Unable to reach ijmm
tbe street they rushod to the roof and 'jmW
wore joined tbero by tenants from tho jkH
front building who came over the iron 'MmMm
bridges. . immmm
They wore safe for tbe moment, bat the Smwwm
flames roared up the fire-escapes, louder immm
cacti moment. Thore was no other way 'tmum
of eseape. Strung along the coping in Mmmmm
an agitated, despairing line, men and tfwwmm
women shouted for help. Their shrieks iMmmm
were b'irne out over the neighborhood 'IH
for blocks and found sympathetio echoes , MwWM
in a thousand windows lined with spec- 'iH
tators unable to assist them. aLiH
The most desperato climbed over the tmmWM
edge of tho roof aud made ready to jump. mmwM
The roof of 133 was the full height (4 a ""mmWM
three-story house below. LWm
Undertaker F, J. Hoellerer, who live VB
there, was busy with his men leading out IH
thirty-seven horses from the rear stalls. fH
He left them to their fate, and. running MMWm
on hts own roof with his men, snouted to ''jLwwW
the imperilled tenants not to jump. H
The firemen were getting ready their Lmm
ladders. B v tbe time they had raised one iH
long enough from the undertaker's reel MmWm
to reach tho ton of the burning frost il
tenement, the iron bridge that spanned .ImWkm
tbo yard groaned under the sudden rash "1X9
of many feet. '
The firemen, reinforced by extra com- 'jH
ponies, sent ou a second alarm call, H
brought the tenants down safe. JLwmW
A single family had been left. A. field- 'MWWM
stein, hu wife aud children Louis, aged IH
four years; Fanny, aged three years, and fH
Jacob, the baby were the last to quit 'MWWM
their rooms on tho second floor of tho mmmM
front building. Jwwm
The stairs were impassable, and carry. lWMm
lng tbeir children the father and mother H
gToped their way to the rear fire-escape. H
They reached it only to find deaeeah 'mmm
there even more impossible than by thl H
Blinded and smothered they dropped ofl H
the balcony. Their cries were beard TLwmW
below, and Firemen Wilkenson, Gaifaey imWWW
and Flynn, of Hook and Ladder Coat. JH
pany la, groped their war through tha HH
utter darkness following the sound. "kwrnm
1 bey reached the perishing family just mmwm
in time. Lmm
Tbe children had scarce a stitch of 1
clothing on. They were more than half vflLal
smothered, bnt recovered with their mwm
parents when taken into the street. sMWrnm
The whole damage by tho fire was scares jH
$3,000, No one knows how it broke out. H
NOT AN ANGEL, BUT A WIFE. H
Eunice smith's Attempted Suicide J
Culminates in Matrimony. jl
Pretty Eunice Smith, who was taken to JH
Belle rue Hospital a week ago, suffering from SH
a dose of rat poison, self administered, Ii ?!bH
now Mrs. Sylvester Oasmsu. Sho was mar. Irfl
riedin tbe hospital tisturdsy night. ilaiH
Ussraan is a professinuaubanje-pbayer. He '3LsiV
met tunica- in Pougukeeptie, where he was ''aJsiH
fiiviuu exhibitions last Auguat. After leav. JasH
ng there Eunice came to New York tours ZMWWM
with su aunt, at 434 Eiaventh avenue, IwWW
where tbe acquaintance was. kept nn. Bhe -':H
remained out of the honse with Gasman on i JH
niaht, snd her relatives scolded her. ... :aH
Then she took it into hsr pretty bead that H
she waa being persecuted, sad that hr mWMU
lover did not intend to keen hia promises to iMWrnm
her, and so she sttemoted suicide. mmmm
Ossman was true, though, lie was epa. Irmmm
stant in his devotion, and spent most of his :sbH
time laat week loitering about the hospital. ,.H
Saturday uight Br. Losec. who attended jaiBvai
Eunice, told the anxious young man that WWrn
the girl vaa well enough to set married, so $mwm
Ossman secured iter. B- t. Kidder, of the ilaiH
Itos IliU M. K. Church, to, perform iht m
ceremony. He forgot the nag, though, fmWWX
aud Eunice had to land him ons, which ba JH
slipped back on her finger again aa tha wed- LWW
dT hVsirTbrids was still in the hospital this 1LW
I morning, but wUl be able to leave fa a day ILH
or two. , Bhe will than be taken to e-oart to WWMm
answer i charge of attempted saiciJU, but mmmm
i will probably be discharged, MM