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Health Officer Jenkins
,M Steamers to Be Quaran
tined Three to Five Days.
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Pmiiprs to Ba Bathed and
Thirteen Cholera .Patients Now
London Fears a Further Spread of
Health Officer Jenkins, alter consultation
with his deputies end Major Grant and tho
health officials! New Tort, has determined
upon the following regulations affecting ves
sels from cholera-lnteotod ports and those
vessels carrying: passengers Irom Infected
Totalities, - t . ,
All vessels front cholera-lnrected poru or
carrying steerago passengers lrom infected
localities, will be subjected to Quarantine ot
detention from three to Ave days.
H Passengers and baggage will be trans.
(erred to Hoffman .Island, where the passen
gers will receive a bath while the baggage
and clothing are being disinfected by steam,
immediately after such transfer the steerage
and cargo will be disinfected.
passengers will be-returned to the vessel,
which, in the absence of developments ot
suspicious cases, will be allowed to proceed
to her dock."
These regulations are in accordance with
the telegram ot' Aug. 20, 1802, sent to the
Secretary ot the Treasury, requesting that
the same regulations at the port ot departure
be enforced under the direction of United
If the Health officer is satisfied upon laves,
tigatlon that these regulations have been ear
ned out at such ports In regard to emigrants
em) above regulations will be modified.
The lntorctng of these regulations will en
tail on the Board of quarantine an enormous
amount ot labor, but with the cooperation ot
the steamship companies, Dr. Jenklng be
lieves the desired result of keeping cholera
out of this port will be accomplished.
The steamship saale from Bremera, ar
rived at Quarantine at 1.10 o'clock this after
noon and was immediately boarded by the
PLAGUE'S MARCH IN EUBOPE.
Thirteen Cases la Bremen-Deaths la
Amsterdam and Berlin,
tav abbocjatxd raxoa.l
Lotdon, Aug. 20. What with the asser
ttons and denials made regarding the pres
ence ot cholera In England, It would be bard
to decide whether the cholerine cases
that have occurred have been true Aslatlo
cholera or not. In some quarters it is posU
tlvely asserted that there is no doubt that
true cholera has effected an entrance into the
country, while on the other band It is Just as
positively asserted that the disease is nothing
but simple cholera, from which no danger
need be apprehended.
Or. Wbltcomb, the sanitary officer at
Oravesend who Inspected the steamer
Gemma, which arrived there from Hamburg
on Thursday last and three ot whose passen
gers subsequently died from what was said
to be Aslatlo cholera, emphatically denies
that the disease was the dreaded Eastern
scourge. He attended all three ot the victims
In the hospital and says that they died from
He turtner says that the emigrants on the
Gemma were not of the poorest class, but
were greatly superior to the general run of
such people who arrive here.
Danaer Nat Only In the FJteerace.
In some quarters tt Is held that it la non
sense for the quarantine officials to act on
the supposition that It Is only the poorer
classes of passengers who can convey the
contagion. It Is said that even first-class
passengers from cholera-Infected ports are
just as likely to convey the germs ot the
disease as those who travel In the steerage,
and that the disease Is not generated on the
, steamer, but in the cities from which the
passengers come, and there Is no possible
1 way ot telling whether or not somo of tho
Orst-class passengers may not have only re
cently left a house In which somo person bss
fallen a victim to the disease
The people who argue In this way claim
that there should be no partiality shown as
to what paisengera sbould be landed from a
steamer, and that to have an effectual
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quarantlno all should bo dotnlncd for ooscr-
It Is now declared that tho sickness on tho
steamer Laura was due to acute dtarrhua.
and not to cholera, Tho Laura lsthotcssol
that arrived at Lynn on Friday lust w ith two
suspicious cases of sickness on board Tuo
health officials would allow none ot tho
passengers to land, but ordered tho Laura to
put back to Hen.
More Excitement To-IIar.
Notwithstanding the denials made of tuo
presence ot cholera In tho country, tho nut
dents ot Oravesend were thrown Into a stato
of excitement to-day by tho arrival there ot
two emigrant steamers, one ot which was
from Hamburg, whllo the other, aa was sub
sequently learned, was bound for Hamburg.
The steamer from Hamburg was the Portia.
She was subjected to a most rigid examina
tion and all tho passengers were mustered for
medical examination. Not a traco of cholera
The steamer's physician reported the death
ot a baby on the voyage, and the news ot this
spread among the townspeople and oc
casioned much alarm, the universal belief
being that It was another case ot cholera.
Later It was found that the child bad died
from some Infantile complaint.
As the Portia and her forty passengers
were found to be Iree of Infection all tho emi
grants were allowed to land at Tilbury,
opposite Oravesend. They aro all of the
poorer sort of Immigrants.
A London firm has received an order from
the authorities of Hamburg for 38,000 gal
lons ot disinfecting fluid and thirty-five tons
ot disinfecting powder.
Woaid fctop Immigration.
The Evening Xewhit, reopened the agita
tion agalnBt the entry ot pauper aliens. It
demands that the Government Issue an order
to prevent the entry of Imports or Immigrants
from cholera-Infected ports.
It adds that several of the Immigrants from
the steamer Portia have now gone to the cast
end ot London, where they will probably de
velop cholera In the next few days and be
come centres from wblch death will spread
throughout the city.
Chelerale Disease In Paris.
Paris, Aug. 20. Twenty persons suffering
from choleraic disorders were admitted to tbo
Hospitals ben yesterday.
Prof. Peters, the bead physician of one ot
the hospitals, declares that there btvo been
cases of Aslatlo cholera In Paris. He says ho
believes that the disease originated In tho
In Quarantine on the Elbe.
A steamer bolonglng to the same company
aa the Portia has been In quarantine at cux
haven, on tha Etna, fifty -eight miles north
west ot Hamburg, tor a week, owing to two
deaths from cholera having occurred on
board of her.
This steamer is expected to arrive at Graves
end to-night with a large number ot Immi
grants, and the Inhabitants ot Oravesend ore
awaiting her arrival with much apprehension
The excitement In the town has been some
what allayed by the announcement that tho
Company, which conveys most of the aliens
to oravesend, has decided to cease Its pas
senger traffio from Hamburg until the cholera
epidemic In that city comes to an end.
KuMla'a Cholera Reports.
St. Pxtxksburo, Aug. 20. The official
cholera returns from all the Infected districts
show that on Friday 4,767 new cases and
2,324 deaths were reported.
In St. Petersburg yesterday 123 new cases
were reported, whllo the deaths numbered
At croLstadt three cases and one death
Two Neir Cases In Antwerp.
Antwirt, Aug. 2a Seven cholera patients
are In the hospital here. Some of them are In
a serious condition. Only two new cases have
been reported since Friday.
Dead of Cholera la Amsterdam.
Amstxrbah, Aug. 20. A stoker belonging
to the steamer Urania, from Hamburg, has
died from cholera in this city.
Cholera Bnllelln la Berlin.
Biblin, Aug. 20. Dr. Harris Graham, an
American physician who has bad wide expe
rience with the cholera In Syria, la organizing
the American medical students here Into a
body to act as assistants and nurses In the
event of cholera becoming epldemlo In this
In accordance with tho policy decided upon,
to make public the health condition of the
city, concealing nothing from the residents,
he police this morning posted a notice
throughout the city announcing that a
woman wbo bad Just arrived from Hamburg
had died from Astatic cholera.
Appended to the notice are full Instructions
for the treatment ot cholera.
Careleu Work at Monlhnmpton.
Southampton, Aug. 20. Many complaints
are being made here that In view of the
danger ot infection to the transatlantic and
other steamers, as well as tho port, the au
thorities are not taking adequate precajttoua
to guard against cholera.
Fishing vessels arriving trom Infected ports,
such as Havre, enter Southampton without
any Inspection of them or their crews being
Thirteen Patients in Bremen.
Bkiuem, Aug. 20 Thirteen cholera pa
tients have been admitted to the hospital
Five ot the cases were certinedto as Asiatic
cholera, one ot the patients died.
DISINFECTING INCOMING VEHHELH.
Uae on the Arlsona and America
ItrSCIAL TO TBS EVIIHRO WOBU 1 .,
Qcabaxtini, 8. l., Aug. 20. The steamship
Arizona from Liverpool passed Quarantine at
0.30 o'clock this morning. She carried ir.4
first oabln, 108 second cabin and 480 steerage
, She arrived at 10 o'clock last night and was
boarded at sunrlso to-day by Deputy Health
Officers Tallmadgo and Sanborn, who after
examining tho passengers began the fumiga
tion ot all the stoerago baggage and passed
The steerage passengers will probably not
be landed until late this uttcrnoon, as tho
baggage will not be released until 3 o'clock.
The only sickness-lound among the passen
gers was a caso ot chicken-pox, which uas
sent to North Brother Island.
Tno America, of the North German Lloyd
line, wblch sailed Irom Bremen Aug. IT with.
tour cabin and 30 ttecrago passengers, was
detained from 7 o'clock this morning until
(Coutfn-if d on Third Vnge.)
THEY DIED TOGETHER.!
Aged Mr. and Mrs. Obcrmcier
Preferred Death to Povorty.
No Longer Able to Work They
Found Life a Burden.
Finally They Mixed Chloroform with
Beer nnd Slept Forevor.
Becauao they wero old, without employ
ment and friends, and found poverty starln;
them In the lace, John Obermeyer and bis
wife ot nearly half a century, ended their
lives by taking chloroform at their homo at
833 First avenue this morning.
Their deed bodies were discovered In their
bumblo apartments by Mrs. Annie Carl, wbo
lives In the same bouse. Shu met tbo old
man going for beer yesterday fcs she was on
ber way to tho butcher's, and that was tho
last time be was seen alive.
This morning, when Mrs. Carl knocked at
the obermeyerV door there was no response.
She thought It peculiar, and procuring a chair
peered Into tho room over tho balf-opcn
The old man was lying on tho sofa and bis
wife on the bed. Both were motionless and
made no reply when Mrs. Carl called to them.
She notlded the housekeeper and the police
were called In and forced the door.
The officers searched tbo room and fouud
wo letters. One read as follows i
On scoonnt of old as and tha loss of frUndi and
no vork whfe found IIIoumIms. V aro old,
and, ovtn If we aro lndatrlou, wo en ct uo
work. Vf bST no frlonds to htlp as. IUafoall
mj effect to ray son Josepb, ot 04 Suffolk street.
Whit Is due to my nephew, Jnllas, ho csu set
oat of my Insnrsnoe. I am Insured In the Prndtn
tlal and the Metropolitan, 1 hmvo panctusllr pstd
II my premlnms for rears.
The? will pa for roj funeral and loan aosMthlnr
for rar eon, and we hopo In a very ahort time to be
with our Annie. Frank and Louisa are In Ger
many, Wears glad they will not bi burden to
any en. Ooodby and be happy. My last mards.
Ana. 3, 1893-
1 ho daw showed conclusively that the old
couple had committed suloldo this morning.
The otber letter was addressed to their son.
Josepb Obermeyer, a painter, on Suffolk
street anil tuumued a ticket for a tablecloth,
pawned for 60 cents with Joseph Kafkel, ot
735 Third avenue, a week ago, and tho letter
" Amenta will get this out."
The couple have two other children, Frank
Louise, In Germany. Both were slxty-elgbt
years old and had been married forty-eight
Twenty-four years ago tbey cams to Amer
ica from Hamburg. Obermyer was a barber
and prospered. Up to last May he bad a shop
of bis own at 054 First avenue, when be bad
the misfortune te lose bts eyesight.
Powerless to attend to bis business, the old
man became broken In spirits as well as des
titute In circumstances. His wife came to
the rescue, however, nnd took In washing.
In this way tbey managed to live, but uhen
a week ago Mrs. Obermelr lost one ot her pa
trons, botn became despondent again.
Last night their son, Joseph, with a grand
son, Julius Armann, wbo recently came over
from Germany, called on the old couplo,
her found them very despondent.
young Armann Bald, but when ho
and bis uncle left at 0 o'clock, they bad
not sold anything about committing suicide,
although tbey said tbey did not seo how they
were going to live.
When Mrs. Carl saw tno old man return
last night with a pint ot beer It was about 10
Armann tblnks the couple then decided to
die, and putting tho chloroform In the beer
i. Policeman Earns, ot the East Ono Hun
dred and Fifty-first street station, found an
empty two-ounco bottle that bad contained
chloroform, near the pall which still bad a
little beer In In. ,
At 2 o'clock the bodies remained as found,
, awaiting the arrival of a coroner.
WILL BUILD A MONSTER DAM.
aigantto Sobema or Irrigation on tbo
1st associated ruaa.1
El Fiso, Tex., Aug. 20. A company bas
been Incorporated under the laws of New
Mexico for the purpose ot putting in a big In
ternational dam across the Itlo GranUo for
the purpose ot Irrigating both In Mexico and
tho United States.
William Hamilton, of New York, Is at the
head of the project, and the Company Is In
corporated for a capital of 1 0,000,000.
The dam will be built about Ave miles above
El Paso, in Mountain Gate Way. It will be
360 feet long, ot solid masonry from cliff to
cliff, resting on a solid limestone foundation,
and will be 70 feet high.
Fatal Collision or Ostend Exproso
and Antwerp Train.
IBV ASinCIATSD PHKSS.1
BRUSsaLB, Aug. 20. A collision occurred
to-dsy just o Jlalde this city between an Os
tend express train and an Antwerp train.
Two persons were killed and eighteen seri
Families of Ooad Welsh Minora Be
oelve Victoria's Sympathy.
TT AMOCIATIP FHM. I
Lompoh. Aug. 20. Mr. Herbert IL Asquttb,
the Home Secretary, bns vblted the iarksllp
coal pit In Wales to oonvry the Queen's srra-
Satnyto the wives n ho bad lost their bus
ands and sons In the pit.
London Trading and Banklnz Bouso
Falls for 350,000.
II jr.rrnvrp rnrs.l
London, Aug. 20. ltcdfcrn, Alexander
Co , Australian and New Zealand merchants
and tiauLers, bavo failed. Their liabilities
amount to -.'30,000.
(In a Stoallng Mission.
William Itugge, a young German, nas found
at a o'clock this morning secreted In John
Hucko's grocery, 1040 Bedford avenue, Brcok
Ivo. l'olicemaii Kublmeler arrested him at
MET ON A NIGHT TRAIN
Ollio Tumor and Maurioa Wortn
He Gave Up His Sleeping Car
Section to Her.
The Womuti'.i Slilc of tlic Cuse lu Her
Lawyer Chns. W. Brooke, counsel lor XI m
O'lto K. Turner In her suit foi ubsolutn Ul.
vorce 11 gainst iiatirlco I. Wnrmsor, son ol tuo
banker, tc-oay filed tour affidavits with Jus
tice Patterson or the Supremo Court, In an
swer to those filed by ihe dofendant hereto
fore. Both the defendant and the plaintiff vlrttcd
their respective law era' rmces this morn
ing, but tho latter rctti'cd to say anjllilng
to n n porter and the formor's remarks weie
The four affidavits (lied wero those of Miss
Turner and Mrs. Turner and her daughter,
who visited Miss Turner at the Holly woo 1
Flats, and Supt. Geortte Mooro, ot Ihe llollj-
The plaintiff's affidavit In substance was as
"I, olive Kent Turner, blng sworn, depose
and say that I positively dcclaro that the
statiincnt made in tbo affidavit of tbo de
foudant herein, that be first met me In a
house on hast lwutth street, In this sit), is
ulLkcdly and maliciously false.
" I met the dolendant first and formed bis
acquulntauco under tho following circum
stances : I uad boeu upon a brief visit to my
mother lu lielmont, Mass.. and was on my
return to New ork. I arrived In Bcstcu and
took the midnight train from Boston to New
lork. 1 desired to procure a sleeping tac
tion, but roui.d I could get nothing but an
uppir sleeping bcrtu.
Nearly all the sections In the car aremod to
be already occupled,exccpt one. 1 called the
porter and urged mm to permit me to hat 0
'hat section Instead ot tho berth assigned to
me aud offered i.lm a dollar to accommodatu
"Uoroplled ho could not, that It belonged
to a gentleman who might not take that
train, and If he did not I should have the sec
tion. 1 still urged the porter to take tho re
sponsibility of giving me tho section, and I
would Join In any explanation that he might
mako to the gentleman when he came.
"At this Juncture, happening to turn my
head, I saw a gentleman twndlug behind me
ang apparently an-auenmo listener to my
colloquy with the porter. The gentleman re
moved bis bat, bowed and told me be was the
owner ot the section and would with pleasuro
yield It to me In exchange for my upper berth,
and I thanked him lor bis courtesy.
" We managed the matter of exchange and
these circumstances led us Into conversation.
Tbo tfentlemau I refer to is the defendant In
In her affidavit Miss Turner states that on
the following morning deponent helped ber
out with satchels and traps, and offered
bis card, which she accepted. Ho then
asked It be might see me again and sho re
sponded vaguely. This was tho commence
ment of the acquaintanceship, and Horn that
time until we went to live together on Parle
avenue under our agreement of marriage bis
attentions were persistent and detoted.
After our first meeting some little time I
subsequently met him at Malllard's, having
seen bim but twice in the Intermediate time,
and from the occasion ot the meeting in
Millard's be becamo persistent concerning
our living togother, to which I responded
from the time of the nrst suggestion
as persistently that I would not consent to
live with any man except 1 were his lawful
wife, and It was under tneso circumstances
bo mvlo the statement I havo referred to In
a former affidavit that such an agreement
under the laws of this State Is as binding and
valid as any religious ceremony.
Thstlerer Uved with defendant as bis
mistress or permitted blm or any one else to
assert that I was living In such relation, Is
absolutely and utterly false.
" After we bad been at 030 Park avenue for
about two months and a half tbo defendant
explained that tho suspicions and apprehen
sions ot bis father were allayed and (bat wo
could assume with safety our proper namo of
Wormser. and thereafter he made tt a point
to Introduce me to his friends as Mrs. Worm
ser, and 1 introduced him to a few of my own
as Mr. Wormser, my husband."
The plaintiff dented that she ever received
an offer ot marriage from a workman In Bel
mont durirg the time they lived at 020 Park
avenue, as alleged in his affidavit, wblch said
that be advlsedher to accept the offer and
lead a decent life. " The chorgo is absolutely
manufactured," she swears.
" Tho defendant never In January, 1802, or
at any time expressed any desire to cease
connection with mo. nor did he Inform mo ot
his having an intention to marry.
" 1 believe that in tho sight of God and the
law he was as thoroughly my husband as tbo
marriage relation, however, solemnized, could
mako him, and he was In that month pro
fessing to me the moat positive and devoted
affection, reiving upon me to aid him In his
troubles and to shield him from the annoy
ances of those whom be bad wronged,
The plaintiff declared that she never re
ceived out 1300, and that she signed a roleaso
sajtng she bad no clam because it was at the
suggestion ot defendant who desired to ap
pease bis father.
At that time and afterward dofendant was
at home with ber, and at times when absent
he explained to ber that business called blm
Threo times before April 28, 1802, upon
which day he avers he was married to 1 lor
enco ltanzer. In the morning the servant took
up his breakfast, which bo bad In bed. It
was ou that morning that bo left, telling the
girl that he would bring her up S100 orilSO
of her wages that night- That morning
she had gone to the convent to her studies,
and he left a (few moments before she did.
"Since then," she goes on, "I have never seen
htm. He bad not said a word about loavlng,
but had led me to believe he would bo at bis
homo to dinner that nlgbu
1'lalntlff submitted copies ot letters trom
defendant showing that ho regarded bis home
as with ber and not at bio father's bouse, 3H
The letters and telegrams all referred to bis
coming home, and In tho letters he inclosed
money quite frequently.
"The statement of Benjamin Mllnck," says
Jlalntlff, "as to his nrst meeting mo In
cnnle Marshall's house Is absolutely falso
and la too Infamously degrading to my
womanhood to refer to It uny further than
to declare Its absolute and malicious falsity."
She says that she gave Mtlacb Jewelry for
security for $105, which she paid to 1'. II.
McCann, ot the,Uotel Lincoln, whom Wnrms?r
owed flS.'i for board for herself and him.
Mccanu bad written her on Julr 8,
1HDI, that he must havo tho money,
mat night, and she pledged her jewelry to
bavu horbell from being thrust upon the
street. "I havo not been repaid tho stir,,
nor have I regained possession of the pledged
1 positively declare I was never Intoxi
cated In my lite, and hare been as abstemious
as propriety demanded ana as exclusive In
my life as became my station."
In closing, oho snst "My lUe and future
aro at stako In tho question ot v Ife.
hood, and when that Is established
I want my due such as the law entitles
me to have and tbu Integrity ot my woman
hood established. I am utterly without
means and am distracted In mind, and be
lieve I have the rlgbt the law gives me to
demand of my husband tbal be shall support
THE OVERSHADOWINQ ISSUE OF THE WEEK
DID SHE DROWN HERSELF ?
Jeweller Butterfield'a Wife Dis
appears from Good Ground,
Left a Note Announcing Her Inten
tion of Committing, Suicide.
'PelCtAI. TO THS KVatl'O WOM.D I
Goon Gbounu, L. I., Aug. 20. Tno Hummer
boarders at tho bouso of William Itaynor, in
this place, were considerably excited this
morning when tt became known that Mrs.
Alice JJ. Buttertleld, wife ot A. G. Ilutterfleld,
a Jeweller, bad mysteriously disappeared dur
ing tho nLjhu
Mrs. Uutterneld'a door wrs found locked
this morning, and an Invostlvatlou showed
that some time during tbo night she left ber
room by Jumping out of a window to tho
ground, a distance ot several feet.
On tho inblo in her room sho had left a
letter addressed to Mrs. Itaynor, wile of tho
proprietor. This letter was hurriedly written,
and In It Mrs. Ilutterfleld stated that probadly
by the time the lottor was opened ber body
would be at the bottom ot Shlnnecock Bay.
Sho stated'.tbat she saw nothing bat troublo
ahead for her with ber husband, and that
this was tbo cause ot ber becoming despon
dent and not caring to live
Mrs. Buttertleld lea all ber street attire In
ber room, and tt Is presumed that when shu
escaped from tbo houte she was clad only In
ber nightdress. It Is believed from this that
sho carried out her threat to drown herself,
A careful BcarcU ot tht! neighborhood was
made, but no traco ot the missing woman was
found. A party of Csbcrmen are now drag
ging the oay.
Mrs. Buttertleld also left In her room an en
velope containing money to pay her board
and also some change for a little girl In the
bouse wbo had been waiting upon her as a
Mrs. Buttertleld, who was an attratlve
woman about thirty years of age, bad been
boarding at tbo llaynor House for tho past
throe weeks, she dressed In tbo height of
fashion and no one suspected that sLo had
Bbe was the wife of Albert Grayson But
terneld, a Jeweller of Hockaway Beach. Her
hutband Is nearly seventy years ot age. Mi s.
Buttordeld was bis second wife, be having
married ber a lew months alter bis Ural wire
During the Summer Mr. and Mrs. Butter
tleld have bad numerous domestic rows in
their bome at Hockaway Besch. In the narly
part ot the Summer Mrs. Ilutterfleld produced
aeensatlon at Hockaway Beach by attempt
ing suicide by poison. Prompt medical aid
saved her life. At that time she claimed that
bor husband had threatened to kill nor.
On July 23 Mra Buttertleld was arrested
on a chnrgo 0: shooting hor hus
band, but when abe was arraigned before
Justice smith she claimed that tho abootlng
was accidental, and as her husband refused
to male a complaint against her she was dis
charged. Jeweller Buttertleld for a number ot years
kept a Jewelry store In Borden avenue, Loug
Island Uty, and moved to ltockun ay In Octo
ber last. Soon aftoi bis nrst wifa died he
advertised for another wife, and It is said that
he became acquainted with thonomanwho
believed to have committed suicide in Shlnne
cock uay through a oorresponco with ber
conducted through a matrimonial agency.
TO SUPPLY SUGAR FOR ALL.
Vast Plana to Convert a Florida
Swamp Into a Plantation.
Iby AsaociATan mrns.l
Cincinnati, O., Aug. 20. 'ihe Irrigation
scheme Lelng pushed In Florida by capitalists
ot this city. Philadelphia and New York Is to
be the greatest North America has ever
seen. It may develop Into tho giant su?ar
monopol) ot the world.
Tho company haa secured at a few cents an
aero a tract of awamp land op tno St. John
and Indian rivers eighty-three miles lung and
lrom three to six miles wide.
'1 ho entire coat of tho Improvement Is est I
mated at 14,000,000 and two yiurs the tluio
necessary to completo tho work. It Is be
lieved that on this reclaimed suainp enough
sugar can bo raised to supply the whole of
AWAKENED JUST IN TIME.
Deckhand Farroll Was Aaloep Whllo
the Tug Was Sinking.
John Farrelt, a deckhand on the tugboat
Aaron C Carver, had a narrow osctpo lrom
going down with the boat, wnlcit sunk tarly
tbls morning at the Mediterranean pUr,
Tbo tost is owned by William Fennell, of
40 South street. Now York. Hlie rrung a
leak and was on ilieer;u ot going down
when a watchman on tho dotk jumped
aboard and awalteurd F.irretl. it no Just man
aged to get oft the bo.it before it sank.
Only Brands ot jlll.Tobo.rco C'fanrrltea
mad by Tbo. II. II1LL1 "IUtwsix tk Acts."'
H.tsds tob.rci.! "Uravi," Viratni IxtawKlOo
BULLETS IfiitltlPT PHIEfl.
Lone Sharpshooter Fires on the
Soldiers at Goal Creek.
Belief thnt tho Mountains Swarm
with Hostile Miners.
1st aaaocTATrn VRiia.1
NABuviLt.r, Tenn., Aug. so. Whllo the sol
diers at coal creek wero listening to Itcv. Dp
Itamscy, ot MurfroesborO, Chaplain ot tho
First llegiment. and onjoylng a glorious sun
day, the services wero disturbed by the crack
of a rifle on tbo mountain side above, and the
splng of several bullets as they passed close
to t no heads of the crowd. '
A sharpshooter was seen tor a moment and
then the man disappeared behind tho rocks.
Bcoutfl hurried up the mountain and" lighted
the man, but be soon got a way.
The nppearance ot this scout of the miners
Immediately after tbe return ot part of the
mllltla may have much significance, for there
are well-founded reports that large numbers
ot miners aro bidden In tbe mountain fast
nesses. Reinforcements will arrive to-day. Several
companies, will be transferred to Clinton, tbo
county seat, whero the trials will take place
during the first week In September. A scout
ing squad Is at Oliver springs capturing
SAL0N1CA AT 8 TO 1.
She Dofoats Lester in the Eeoond
Race at Saratoga.
Inv AisoctATin rasas. I
Saratoga Hacs Track, Aug. 27. Tbe
races wero continued here to-day, with nvo
events. Including the Albany Handicap. Ex
cellent racing Is looted for. Track dry and
fast, weather clear and warm, go:d attend
ance. FIRST RICE.
Purse 500 ; for maiden twe-ye ar-olds ; five
rlr WAK. Jmrttyt. ttraigU ("..
1 81s Mook lUd. SnedeW S- a
i uerthatl lux. wisct fiu
a AUoo,... ........ iiM. Di.l. IV 1
Springbuck, Atbleoa ana Naphtha also ran.
Sis Mock took the lead at tbe start and held
It to tha nntsh, winning by one length from
Bertha B. filly, wbo was two lengths in front
of Alana lime 1.04H-
Purse 1000, for three-year-olds; one mile.
fforori. Wilgll-. Jortrw. f Ir'tlkl !,
1 aaioaloa Si..F.pne S-l
J Loattr. ., lly..Orffln S-l
S Jobn Hickey...., VO..J.Urlffln 10-1
Haau Brutninel. Uirry Duke, Paraaoo, Gambler
and Panhandle also ran.
Beau Brummel was left at tbe post. Gam
bler led to the tbree-quarter.twbere Ualonlta
lorged to the front aud won. with Lester
second and John lllckey third. Time 1.40H.
Purse S700; seven furlongs. Won by Santa
Anna; l'eneloo second, Watterson third.
YEARNS FOR BOSTON BEANS.
"Old Hutch" Wants to Ieavo This
City for the Cultured Quo.
Benjamin P. Hutchinson, who grew cele
brated under tbe sobriquet ot "Old Hutch,"
Is advertising In Tua world lor a partner
with a few thousand dollars to go Into the
restaurant or grocery business at 31 Pearl
When Interviewed about It "Old Hutch'
said that Hie in New York had frown bur
densome to him and that he desired a part
ner to take care of bts business while he went
to Bcston to realize his dreams ot mat clt 's
beautliul beans and exhilarating pumpkin
FATAL FIGHT AT A DANCE
Three Men Killed In a Ballroom
Quarrel In Louisiana.
Irv associated rsKss.)
Hacoiitov, La., Aug. 20. Maurice Miller
was ou tho floor at a ball at Allen's mill last
night with Ida Pllkinton, when Bob carter
came up and said: "This Is our Bet." bbe
vatd: "No," and Bob said 1 You are a liar, '
wheieupon Miller knocked him down.
Jolm carter fired three shots at Miller, all
taking effect. Miller seized John, then Bob
cut Sillier in the back. Miller drew his knlto
and went to work on Bob.
At tho cud ot rive minutes Bob and John
Carter were dead. Miller died a few hours
later, having twentj-lonr kitirowouuds and
thrco bullet wounds In his body.
NANCY HANKS TO TRY FOR 2.06.
Great Fxpeototlonu for Martha
Wllkoj and Ja7-Eye-3oo.
Irv jMortATrr, rnpta.1
iNnnrEvosscr. la., Aug. 2U.-Iludd Doble
feels conildonl tuat Naucj Hanks will lower
her record oil Wednesday to 2.0U or better.
Martha Wilkes, It Is predicted, will mako tho
mile In 2.0s.
Jay lye bet will be tent off to break Hal
Pointers record this week.
TO DISCUSS REBUILDING.
Metropolitan Opera-House Direc
tors Will Meet To-Morrow.
Probnbllttlcs that the Opera Season
Will Be Postponed.
It will be decided to-morrow whether tbe
Metropolitan opera-Houso will be rebuilt or
not. President James A. ltooaevelt, Corne
lius Vanderbllt, Adrian dsellu and several
otber directors vtlted the wrecked audlto
rlom this morning and mads a complete In
spection. Thoy declined to say what their intention
was but a meeting will be bold at 0.30 o'clock
to-morrow moaais(aAa.t tbo Metropolitan
Opera-House, --slecUlTo a lion wUl bo
Just bow much, damage resulted from Satur
days fire may not, teamed tor twd or 1 hree
weeks, but experts say that 100,000 will
restore the building, 'iho loss on scenery 1$
placed all the way from 100,000 to S2S0 000,
and It Is likely tbat It will Anally be deter
mined that tho entire loss will 1 not exceed
The damage to tbo scenery will not be
learned until acorn Is had to tbe basement
undir tbe stage, where it was stored.
Secretary UoUfen said this morning tbat
It would be at least threo weeks before tbe
debris n as all removed.
" In tho first place," said he, " tbe Building
Inspectors have not yet determined bow
much ot toe walls must come down, and then
tbe directors havo not yet ordered anything
" No move otber than tbat ordered by the
Fire or Bulldlrg departments will be mado
until tbe directors glre tbe order."
The Broadway pedestrian would have no
Idea that r.re had gutted the big and beautl
iul opera-house, as there aro no signs ot tbe
ruin wrought except on Seventh avenue,
which was closed to traffic this morning be
tween Tblrty-ntnth snd Fortieth streets, as
tbe rear wall of tbe stage was considered
Chief Bonner and Battalion Chief Glcquel
were early on tho scene and, after a thorough
inspection, decided to turn tho building over
to sodu Brady, of the Building Department,
with whom It would rest to determine how
much ot the building was unsafe.
Tne fire chiefs said tbat the side and rear
walls of tbe stage appeared to be safe, with
the exception of some tow feel at the top.
The proscenium arch, however. Is badly dam
aged and will probably have to come down.
It was tbe opinion of the chiefs tbat SIOO,-
000 would cover the loss to the building, and
taey did not think tt could be got ready for
grand opera beiore next year.
Mr. John B. scuoetfel, of Abtey, Schocffel
& Grau, wbo were to asiume cbsrge ot tbe
Opera-House Gel. 1, did not agree with tho
opinion ot the Ore chtcts, however, and tald
be was confident that tbe boose could be got
ready for the regular opera season.
our contract with the Metropolitan
Opera-House directors contains a fire clause,"
said he, "which would doubtless release
them should tbey dictde not 10 rebuild. But
1 am ronDdent tbst tbey will order tbe re
building begun at once. I believe tbo dlreo
tora feel kindly towards our firm and will
make every effort to enable us to give a com
plete season of grand opera.
J. 11. McEltatrlck, the architect for Abbey,
Scboeffel orau, has m.do a complete In
spection of the building, and Informs mo that
the opera-bouso can be got ready lor the
opening of the season In ninety da) a.
" If It should take a longer tlmo It la proba
ble that we will notify our artists that the
opening of tho season will be postponed until
December or January.
e preier to open the opera season In
New lork. and th only out-of-towu contract
wo have Is at the Chicago Auditorium the
hollaay n eek of Christmas and New Year.
" This matter will verj likely be decided by
Messrs. Abboy and Grau when they learn
the decision of the directors."
ELEVEN SAILORS DROWNED.
Wreck of an EuglUh Baric on the
iv AianriATvn rscaa.1
Melbourne, Aug. 20. tleven ot tbo crew
ot tho British bark Newfleld, Capt, Scott,
have been drowned. Ihe Newfleld sailed
from Sharpness Ba May 28, for Brisbane,
and was wrecked near l'ort Campbell, Victoria.
Found Dead In Her Bed.
Mrs. Mary cuff, slxlj.nvo years old. was
found dead la ber bed at her, bome, 201 Erie
strrrt. Jersey Uty, by her nephew, Peter D.
llemctrlg, at 0 :iu this morning.
bhe liau beet In apparent good haltb.
Cola Rains Destructive to Wheat.
bt ABSortATM. rntaa.1
Fasoo.N. D., Aug. 20. Tbe rain that bas
been falling here bas turned Into a cold driz
zle, it win destroy- much, wheat tbat has not
WILL GOULD SELLS
Fresh Eumors that Hr l.Uffl
Dispose of ffi8'Lw8toekj
The Elkins-WldencT-Yertcw 'frtJJB
cat Sal- to U AfUr ilijfM
Kalllns; Health Gtrea M aOtlaMMH
tha Vlaaacisr's HrtUtmWK. I'J'VM
Since bis return from the West J7 0Mafl
bas only onoe visited his office 'ta mwfl
Ho bas remained la close mirsreaa7 a4?UB
country bouse at Irviogton, and has eaVMH
seen by a few ot bis moat Intimate Mea)a,5B
His absence from the dtr. saUUt)ftfijfl
cordanee with bis usual custom; has MfVajH
subject of much comment tt Wan street, mH
one reason wblch bas teonasrdgadMrl(H
non-appearance Is tbat bts health UUaayjtjH
more serious condition than Is general! afjH
Uevcd by the public. WM
In other words, It Is sail Mat Is la !
to attend to business, and that it Is Mr MstslW
vlco of hit physician that hnfnMl(bJH
work and worry of any kind. " ,VijH
Although his long stay In the Wm total
some measure benefited his health, to smB-U
Tery sick man when be weat away, aH
gain which he bas made is not BUfBomKjjH
mako It advisable for him to retnraviksH
active labor ot managing his YatttaMas9H
wblch be bad always lnUted'sVoaBmlH
belcre his health broke dowa.L yt i? &U
on this account, and in MHmimWmU
tain recent developments In the ope raUoaejH
the Etklns-Wldener-Te rkes street' r4JH
syndicate, which Im goboled ap all tMtamH
In Chlcaio and Philadelphia ana as BtfJ
procets ot assimilating tbe streetusasMJH
York City, tbo rumor has been revived ahaiH
Is Ihe Intention of tho syndlCntt.ta.aaslB
control of the elevated railway tcsteltH
Iv fact It It reported this morning ttot MH
deal by which tbey are to come into WfjH
bns aliesdy ueen consummated, and. tfeafJH
holdings ot Jay Gould are about was) tHMB
over to tbo trlunivrrate, who will at etoajLTmS
sume a leading petition in the- Beartflaoal
Directors ot that Comrauy. a M
Every time this story baa come to she
face It has been very emphatically denlesHH
Mr. Gould aud bis friends, nd tbe MwTsaaml
case Is no exception to the ruts. WaeaaH
Sage wss seen by an ICvmtlKQ WoaaaB
porter this morning he seemed sossBtsjeamj
annoyed at the question wblch was psflH-H
blm. 1 H
"I can't spend my tlms denjla -(
these rumors,' he said, "but I will eay tletH
tar as I know there is nothing In this ratafH
"If you wsnt any information yea njH
better ko to Mr. Gould aimseir, lor I sea SofaTa
tbey say It is be who has sold nut- laaaH
know nnytning about It." -'lB
Mr. Gould, ot course, was not la towa -
morning, but his son, George J. GoataaTM
reply to an Inquiry, saldt i'"itM
"Ihe rumor that my father has pataftja
with his interest In the Manhattan JQevsBJ
Hallway company Is absolutely wltboat IBB
slightest foundation. There la notdUac
this absurd story, which bss been swnH
every low weeks tor the past Vv. Bwatsa, JJM
Is hardly worth while to aeny It." w liflB.
None of the leading men In tbe syassstolB
Is in town just at prtiient, so tbat no aeasjatol
nation ot th report could be otr alaea MjHJJ
tbat source. '".Hflsl
The story Is, however, that tbe enUrtaajai
trolottbe Elevated ltaIlroadsyteBalBjH
city Is about to pass Into tbe banes aCjtojto
syndicate, which will slgnsiize Its aetamflljMl
to the management by BMurrog ttue awatWflJB
the Board of Directors and beginning tSBHjm
dlate preparations to extend Itsllara sWMHjtoJ
the Harlem and to improve tbe onwsweaH
At what price Mr. Gould could be raassjHto
to part with bis holdings is not knows. kM
could not be less tban 130, for tbe sBjaajBH
now selling In the neighborhood ot 13& antol
denials from all skies the matter la staUaatoS
a subject tor speculation. .w. ,
It Is a fact, however, tbat tbe syammBtfktJaTa
abundantly able to purchase aa IstatajH
the Elevated lines, it such an utertat.aMB
for Rale, and tbe belief that Mr. CMJJH
about to retire trom tbe active masaaassH
of the company on account of bUaastoajV-fB
health turnltbrs tbe ground for the tjM
mat this opportunity as at last'CMH
tsel r Tjmsal
Wttbtn tho past thrr montbsth.TaVQB
th'j Chicago rta'scoutr Hedh the SMNbssb
has luireased lit aluo enormously. eaaH
stock has advanced about 100 points MkH
this Interval. That means an appretallrtH
the value of tho capital stock of tAnersaTssto
lrom18.000,000tot0.000,000- W Oksml
The talus of ihe Philadelphia aa"a4jmB
York lines In tbe hands of the ayndloate H
greatly Increased at tho same time, aa
The syndicate Is in a good position to a IH
a deal of such proportions aa ouyluCOfAlsaH
Gould's Manhatian stock. ,'', v.bbb1
It is said now that cciotlaUans.bava JBasssl
going on to this end for the past six or Mbbbbbi
months, and that although at' hratVgH
Gnuld refused to listen to any ot the NH
which ere made to him, he has at-leiHto
considered bts decision and baa tMbABbsbbb
cepted what he regards aa a reaaxuMWaajafaftfa
for his stock. t ; BTal
Tbe reports that bare from tiaxt4to
been in circulation retarding the 'fWM
deal have been based. It It aaUl VBtaLH
foundation, and bave so far reflected tasflaTH
ation without making any teflaKeflHB
menu. -. i-v M
Tborels said to bo no douMtlutttosavM
dlcate has been extremely anxloaa wH
hold of the Elevated ro vis tor a aaeh IsaJH
tune, but that until wltbtn the last saMMH
tt bas not been able to com ftkTWlttlsjH
anything like a tempting offer. . ;? Vaamsi
He port has It tbat its members toJjfaVoTa
ready picked up a large amount at etoeftTH
has been floating about In the JeaMtoHafamH
that, with Mr. Gould's holdings, errs) SH
friends ot tbst gentleman dectae at AH
out, enough of the stock will a)i asatoatessl
ghe them complete control. .. w, jH
A gentleman wbo baa sees sad tatoMaVBBBm
Mr. Gould since bis return iroav MMlH
says tbat although be baa a better caHfetlfH
when be went away and seems to 'BH
what stronger and mora cbetrtaLhf 'aTB
very thin and at times quite haggard.;' H
Uo Is of the opinion that the naaaaMH
neter be In any better health thsa swjoTmyfl
present and tblata tbat it besaiiiisalaM
acitvo business ngaln It would rafeif Jlwmsmsl
lowed by another breakdown, ivea atoJJBa
ous tnau tne last. ' 3- "jB
Mrs. Donne Ir Fell from "it WhaJH
Hannah Donnelly fell outctto fjlVSV
story window ot her hwaei 604j LA BSJ
teeoth street. Into the Tsrd early IMaJaBtol
Ing. Urn. Drmtieliy had Iter legs tfWMiHHBa
the fall, and she was other iMltalMastHfaBH
J tired, tbu was removed to Himiv:lBi
i.. 1 .w.aJJSsaw-p-)-' ajmavavavmssm
PaxV PaxU rutfS)sl iH