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I PllICE E CEIV-T- NEW YORK, FRIDAY, MAY II, 1894. " S PRIOR ONE CEJNT. fll
JVeiie -Bk and John Jacob Astor.BinfJi'NextSvnda.y'sWorld. I J
SAT DOWN TO DIE.
I Heidriok Hanged Himself in a
Cellar Where He Couldn't Stand.
Had Left His Family and Gone to
Live with a Friend.
Several Days Passed Hcforc the Uody
Adolph Heldrlck was found dead In
the cellar tif the tenement-house In the
rear of 607 East Ninth street nt 7.30
o'clock this morning. lie had committed
suicide by hanging himself with a rope.
The body was found In a sitting position
by Mrs. Catherine Walzel, who occupies
, the npartments overheard. The cellar
I was so low that he had to sit down to
effect his purpose. Death resulted from
Heldnck wns forty-throo years old and
a carpenter by trade. Up to a week ago
he lived with his wife and family of
growi-up children at 180 Cast Second
street. There, It is said, he had a quar
rel and left home.
He spent Saturday and Sunday with a
bachelor, named Joseph Cobler, in rooms
adjoining those of Mrs. Walzel. Monday
morning Cobler left the house early, and
did not return until evening. Heldrlck
did not nppear that morning and his
friend thought he had returned to his
Heldrlck was not seen again until his
body was found this morning. He had
evldentlv been dead for several davs.
Policeman Charles Smith, of the Union
Market station, cut down the body and
notified the Coroner and the dead man's
SPELMAN OR SPELLMAN?
Mystery nn to (lie Identity of n
A man who was at first believed to
be William C. Spellman, of the Arm of
Spellman Bros., of 3C1 Broadway, was
found dead thl3 morning In a room In
the Hotel Albert, corner of University
place and Eleventh street.
Ho was registered ns William C. Spel
jnan, spelling the name with one "I."
He was found dead In bed, with a
rubber tubo running from the gas Jet
to his mouth. The gas was turned on.
A woman who said she was the dead
man's widow called at the hotel and
Identified the body early to-day. Sho
was understood to say that the deceased
had been a special partner In the firm
of Spellman Bros.
A nephew of the W. C. Spellman of
that firm, however, acoempanied an
"Evening World" reporter to the hotel
and after looking at tho body declared
positively that It was not that of his
FOUND DEAD IN BED.
Gottlieb I'r Kncli Asphyxlnlcd In n,
Fort Iliimlllon Hotel.
A man believed from papers found on
his person to be Gottlieb Frltsch, forty
years old, of 41 Avenue C, New York,
was found dead In bed late yesterday
afternoon, at the Brooklyn Hotel, Fort
Hamilton. He had been asphyxiated
by gas, which was turned on In his
room. The man was found fully dressed
and lying on the bed. I
Four years ago he was a cook nt the
Inebriates' Home, Fort Hamilton. He j
had been out of work for some time, '
and it Is thought he grew despondent
and turned on the pas with suicidal in-
tent. The Coroner was notllled.
I FOR SHOOTING HIMSELF.
Wnrd Accused of Attempted Sulcldo
mid Petty Larceny.
Abraham I., Wnrd, of Wyona and At
lantic avenues, Brooklyn, was this
morning arraigned In the Gates Avenue
Police Court, charged with attempting
suicide anil-nlso with petty larceny.
On April 15 Ward was arrested for lar
ceny on the complaint of G. A. Somers,
a neighbor He was locked up in the
B Liberty avenue station. That night he
Bhot himself In the head. He was taken
j. to St. Mary's Hospital, nnd was not able
Mf to be taken to court until this morning.
In default of ball, he was sent to Jail
1 SPRANG FROM A WINDOW.
Mrs. llutlcr Hscuped from Her
lliiNliund, Probably to Die.
g VO.VKEUS, N. Y., May ll.-Mrs. Mar-
garet Butler, of Centre Btreet, this
Wy, Is lying at the point of death In St.
1 John's Hospital from injuries received
Q. early this morning caused from Jumping
Into the Btreet from a second-story wln-
dow of her house.
Her husband returned home Intoxl-
"ted at 3 o'clock, and threatened to
BuiiLht,r' ,,The woman, fearing that
I tot!, .'0VJ,1 carry out his threat, ran
B hI, 'ii'low and sprang out.
I v.hi,?i, BVstn'nu' internal Injuries from
I ii, .i s,le llle(1-
I he v.. J T,'a,, rres,ea "hd In' morning
I lion il ponded for further cxamina-
D non by city Judge Donoghue.
i JUMPED OUT THE WINDOW.
I ,n,0lened Servant Girl Kccelvcs
a, l'ntul Injuries.
nUnxT" PUAINS' N' Y" M" "'"I
If nln . ris' a middle-aged woman, em-
A on it a" n Bervant by E- T- Hopkins,
A uL, " avenue. Is dying from in-
H a rhKJnl.urt received by lumping from
j night, "tory wlndw n house last
V lng"imnrJitune1 hn 'a I" the even-
arid m0. xlcted. Bhe became disorderly,
W rook " aHopklni locked her In her
lprtnir ?.he, '"ld the window and
jljfj. prtnK ou. landing on hr head.
BELIEVE SHE IS II SUICIDE.
WilliamBburg Police Looking for
Mrs. Kyte 0. Bradford.
Kinanclol Troulilcs May Have In
duced Her to Knd Life.
The police of the Clymcr street sta
tion, Williamsburg, are searching for
Mrs. Kate C. Bradford, of 658 Bedford
avenue, Williamsburg, who disappeared
from her home early yesterday. She
left behind a letter addressed to her
husband, Charles Bradford, stating that
she intended to commit Bulclde.
Lawyer Peter B. Mahoney, who went
to the Clymer street station and re
ported the disappearance of the woman,
described her as thirty-live years old,
and as wearing a black dress, black
' waist, with blue spots, and a black hat
trimmed with pink.
It Is said that Mrs. Bradford, who Is
quite prominent In Wlllllamsburg so
cial circles, has been cashing certifi
cates for school teachers at a discount,
and In order to carry on the business
has borrowed lurice sums of money
, from varions peodle. It Is said that
, the money received from the certifi
cates was wasted In speculation, nnd
i as her creditors pressed ,er she de
cide! to make away with herself.
On Tuesday night, her hunband and
Lawyer Mahoney both received letters
from her in which she announced her
Intention In drowning herself
Lawyer Mahoney refused to discuss the
case with an "Evening World" reporter
to-day, on the ground that what he
knew he had learned profeslonally. He
1 said, however:
"I believe this woman has committed
Among the woman's creditors are John
Probst, wholesale baiter at 99 Heywnrd
street: Alfred C. Squires, oil dealer, 114
Broaod street, New York; J. Corller,
William M. Maguler and a maiden sister
of William N. Lock. Mr. Squires admit
ted that he knew of the meeting and that
Mrs. Bradford owed him money. He re
fused to say how much.
Mr Probst said that he had cashed
many checks for the woman nnd es
teemed her highly. On several occa
sions the checks she had given him had
been from J1.000 to J2.0U0 each, and all
had been honored. Mr. Probst added
that he did not consider that Mrs. Brad
ford owed him any money, and knowing
her sickly condlton when he heard of
her disappearance he made up his mind
that financial troubles had driven her
Insane. Mr. Probst declared that It was
a pity Ruch a happy family as the Brad
fords should be broken up.
ASSAULTED A BARTENDER.
Peter Ilreen nnd William Doherty
Held for Trial.
Peter Breen, twenty years old, of 322
East Twenty-second street, and William
Doherty, aged twenty-three, of 113 East
Twenty-ninth street, said to be mem
bers of the "Bock Gang," were ar
raigned In Yorkvllle Court this morning
on the charge of assaulting Patrick
Brennnn, bartender In Stcedman's liquor
store, nt Twenty-second street and Sec
As Policeman BurnR. of the East
Twenty-second street station, was pa
trolling Second nvenue at 7.30 o'clock
this morning he heard cries of "Police!"
and "Murder!" He found a crowd In
front of Steedman's snloon surrounding
the bartender, who was bleeding from
an ugly gash on the right side of his
head. Ho said that he had been as
saulted with a stone matchbox by Do
herty, nnd that Breen hnd attempted to
use a knife on him. The trouble nrose
when Brennnn tried to eject the pris
oners from the saloon.
Breen nnd Doherty fled before the offi
cer appeared on the scene. They were
caught trvlng to start a fight In the sa
loon at Twenty-first street nnd First
avenue and arrested. Justice Voorhls
committed them for trial.
To He Tried for CllilililnK Ilnnt
blacki, 'Who Siiy He Owed Tlieni.
In Yorkvllle Police Court this morn
ing Justice Voorhls held Patrolman 1M
word Grennel, of tho East Sixty-seventh
Btreet station, for trial for alleged as
sault on Joseph Petro, of 242 EaRt Seventy-fifth
street, nnd Frank Martin, nf
339 East Eleventh Htreet, two bootblacks
who have a stand at Sixty-seventh street
nn Third avenue.
Tho bootblacks claim that Orlnnell
owed ePtro, the proprietor of the stand,
money for shoes for one month. Petro
asked Orlnnell for the money nnd the
plleeman refused to pay him. When
Petro Insisted, Grlnnell, It Is alleged,
clubbed him and then locked him up.
Martin also took a hand In the argu
ment, and Grlnnell called Policeman
Frank Looney, who took charge of
Justice Voorhls decided that Looney
had nothing to do with tho clubbing.
Grlnnell was paroled In the custody of
TO SUE A CABLE ROAD.
Lewis Ifnd n Lenr Broken Willie
IlrlvlitK on Third Avenue.
Charles Lewis, of 107 Hester street,
was to-day appointed guardian ad litem,
of his son, Harry Lewis, eighteen years
old, for the purpose of bringing a suit
for 120,000 damages against iho Third
Avenue Cable Ballrond.
Young Lewis alleges that on May 1
last, ho was driving a horse attached to
a load of furniture, near the corner of
Ninety-eighth street, when a cable-car
collided with the wagon nnd knocked It
ovtr against one of the Iron supports of
the Elevated railroad.
Young Lewis says his left leg was
broken and his right foot badly crushed.
His right ankle was also sprained by be
ing caught between tha wngon and the
iron support. Ho charges carelessness
on the part of the Company's employees.
Clolvln Industrial Must Wnlk.
(Or AhocIiUJ PreM )
WEST NEWTOS, !'., Mr tl. OlMn'i Cora
moimfat Arror tamped here last night Caliln
ha dlvni up all hope of IraniporuUon by the Hal-t-more
and Ohio Railroad, and hat derided lo trr
Ma nallc on the Penmrlvenla road ilia men will
march from here to (Ireenetiur thence to Johne
town Altnona and Harrlamir. followln the main
line of the Penni)lanla road aa nearly aa poe
Just as Much Dlltrrrnrr In 910
Bulla u there la In the atores that eell them. Bee
whstmckBTT, Cariubt fc Co. , N. K. corner
CinJl it and fo4y, can do it that flfurc. e,e
Von nnd The Bvenln World I
Do Yon Bead The Jundajr WorldT
PULLMAN STRIKE ON.
2,000 Palace-Car Company Em
ployees Walk Oute
Thoy Said the Whole 4,300 Would
Quit Before Night.
Ofllccrs Surprised nt tho Sudden
ness of tho Movement.
(Oy Associated Tren )
CHICAGO, May 11. Two thousand
employees of the Pullman Palace Car
Company quit work to-day. Those who
went out asserted that the entire force
of 4,300 persons would be on strike be
Trouble has been brewing for some
time, the men demanding the restoration
of a 33 1-3 per cent, cut In the wages
mado last year. The employers refused
the demand and asserted that they were
running the plant for the purpose of
glglng the men employment.
Vice-President Wicker nnd other ofil
cers of the Company wer at the works
to-day Investigating charges made by
the employees' committee and they were
entirely unprepared for the sudden
irlousness that he situation hnd as
sumed. The men marched out quietly
In groups, and for a time the officers
thought that the strike was confined to
the disaffected few who hod decided to
move without waiting for the decision
of their superiors.
What had suddenly precipitated tho i
Rtrlke was not known, ub the men and
the company officers at Pullman were
not known to have hnd any further con
ference, nnd matters were supposed to be
In the condition In which they were left
nt the close of the conference Wednes
day, when It was thought that the men
hud decided not to strike.
COKE STRIKERS IN A RAGE.
Xcir Workmen Arrive lit n Plant,
nnd nn Attack Fenred.
(Hy Associated Press )
UNIONTOWN, Pa., May 11. There
was great excitement In this region
last night, owing to the Introduction of
outsiders to take the place of the strik
ing coke workers. The strikers, es
pecially the Slavs nnd Poles, were
simply furious over the appearance of
ar advance guard of workmen, con
rlstlng of two carlonIs of foreigners
who were run Into the Morewood plant
of the H. C. Frlck Coke Company.
The men are engaged to go
to work at the old rates, and
most of them nre reported ns Inexperi
enced men. There were 100 men In the
It Is feared that the strikers will at
tack deputies In such force that tho
guard will be swept away. Ten thou
sand men are expected at Scottdale,
and the lenderR may not be able to keep
them within bounds.
TARIFF DEBATE DRAGS ON.
Semite Barely limine Olmlrnciloii
lnt Uuny nnd Allen.
(Hy Associated Tree )
WASHINGTON, May 11. Tho fight
against time In the Senate began Im
mediately after the prayer this morn
ing. Some twenty minutes were occu
pied In the rending of a long, dry docu
ment from the Treasury Department
because Mr. Quay (Itep., Pa ), refused
to allow It to be printed unless It was
rend. A few minutes later, during the
call for bill and resolutions, Mr. Quay
arose and blandly offered a bill entitled
"A bill to establish a code of laws In
the District of Columbia." As he hand
ed the bill to the page boy to take to
the Clerk's desk he remarked, as If It
uori, Mm mn.t nrillnnrv ncnurrMi..!
"I ask for the reading of the bill In
The little page shouldered the bill to
the clerk's desk. The Democrats looked
aghast. The bill yas as big as nn oc
tavo volume. Its reading would con
sume at least a dny.
"Do I understand the Senator to nsk
for the reading of that bill In full?"
asked In amazement Mr. Harris, who Is
In churge of the Tariff bill.
"That was the suggestion of the Sen
ator from Pennsylvania," replied Mr.
"Does the Senntor think," said Mr.
Harris, "In the midst of the present de-
presslon that they day would be vell
. and profitably spent In the reading of
I "I believe," responded Mr. Quay em
i phatlcally, "that so far as the welfare
1 of Pennsylvania ami the country Is
concerned, the rending nf that bill
would be more profitable than the con
I Blderatlon of the Tariff bill "
1 The bill finnlly went over, under the
rule that In ease of objection to the In
troduction of a bill, It must go over for
one day. The Pennsylvania Senator
only smiled. "I might lnrtoduce It to-
! morrow," said he, sotto voce.
Mr. Harris then offered his resolution
to compel the Senate to meet heieafter
at 10 o'clock. He made no effort to
press It to-day, however.
Mr Allen (Pop., Neb.) made a vain ef-
fort to have the Senate resume the con
I slderntlon of his Coxey Investigation
, resolution, but Mr. Harris took him off
the floor with a motion to take up the
The pending amendment was that of
Mr. Perkins 'al ) to the amendment of
Mr Jones (Ark.) to change the duty on
boiaclc acid. Mr. Jones's amtndment
increased the duty from 20 per cent, ad
valorem to 2 cents per pound. Mr. Fcr
klns's amendment was to Increase It to
tho present rate, 5 cents.
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR.
(Hy Associated Tress )
ALBANY, Muy 11. Tho Governor this
morning signed thirty - seven bills,
among them being tho General Ap-
prostitution bill and tho following:
I Authorising the construction of a new bridge
I between l'elham "ay Park and City Islanl
ForMdillni the operation of railroads on Cen
tre avenue or Main street, Ne Itochelie
Eitendlns: the time for the payment of as
sessment tor locsl Improvement In the Taenty
third and Twenty-fourth Wards, New York
Itepealim the act relative to public hlfhxaya
In East on South Hampton.
Making the Jjclgment of the Court of Special
Sessions. In caaea of conviction of a disorderly
person, final .... . .
, Making the giving of libellous Information to
newspapera or newspaper writers a mlsdanor
Allowing electric light rompanlee to establish
or run electric railroads, alter iompl)lng with
the general lawa.
Amending the charter of reeksklll.
Yon Han't Itrally Know
The value of ilO till you en Jbat kind of Suit
Hackxtt. Caanaar a Co. aell it that prlco, N.
K. corner Csnid it ind Urwawt. V
PEOPLE'S CASE ENDS.
Evidence AgainBt Allogod Poi
soner Meyer All In.
Counsellor Brooke's Motion to
Acquit Promptly Donied.
Lawyer Chnnler Opens for tlio De
fense This Afternoon.
There were only some odds nnd ends
to clear up in the caso for tho prosecu
tion in the Meyer trial this morning,
A diagram of the fiat 320 East Thir
teenth street, where the alleged poison
ing occurred, was put In evidence.
Frank Snyder, Undertaker Kip's as
sistant, was recalled to the witness
stand. He hnd testified that the name
on tho cards given to him when he went
nfttr the body In Evergreens Cemetery,
was Ludwig Brandt, although the body
was supposed to be that of G. J I. M. J.
Baum and was burled under thnt name.
This morning he lden'llled tho cards
themselves, a transit permit nnd n New
town burial permit fo- the body of G.
H. M. J. Baum.
J Juror Chniles Grosse, at the opening of
court, handed to the Itecorder a letter
that had been nddressed to him, but
which he said he hadn't read. Tho lte
corde. read the letter, but made no com
mtnt. While the transit permit and burial
permit wtie under diBCtisMon, nnd tho
iteiorder was looking over his minutes
of Snxler's testimony, Mr, Wellmnn,
leaning on the rail before the Jury-box,
made some comment on the documents
to the Jury.
Mr. Brooke rebuked him. A tilt fol
lowed In which Mr. Brooke said, In
dignantly: "You are tho most unfnlr man thnt
I ever tried a case with, Mr. Wellmnn;
you know that you have no right to
comment befure tho Jury."
Mr. Brooke nsked the witness to link
nt the documents and tell by what
olnt he had Identified them.
"By the name Gustav Brandt," reidled
the muddled witness, helplessly.
Mr. Brooko went at hnyder with en
ergy. He got Snsder to say he Identified
the papers by their colors. Of course,
all these pcrs arc alike In color. Then
Snyder, when nsked when he first saw
the papers, said he never saw them be
fore to-day. He was glad to get away.
"The people rest," fcald Mr. Mclntyrc
at 11.40 o'clock.
"What! Aren't you going to call Coro
ner Schultze? He was one of your
leading witnesses on the former trial,
and I shall ask to have his testimony
given nn that trial rend to the Jury,
asked Mr. Brooke. He claimed this as
a right, and a discussion followed
In the midst of the dljcusslon of the
subject by Mr Burke, Mr, Wcllm.tn
withdrew all objections to reading the
testimony of the Coroner, nnd Itecorder
Kmythe made hnste to strike "all this
talk" from the records. Then Mr. Well
man read D. Srhultze's direct testimony,
Mr. Burke following w,..i tho cross-examination
Mr. Brooke's desire to get the Coroner's
testimony lufore the Jury was to show
that that official ordered the exhuming
of Brandt's body at the Instance of the
Mutual Life Insurance Compinj. not at
the Instance of the New York District
Attorney, and that the legal nuthorlty
to resurrect the body was obtained from
District-Attorney Nlcoll afterwards.
The defense claim thnt the body was
exhumed Illegally and that the perform
ance showed It was the Mutual Life that
I everybody was working for, rather than
I for the State. Mr. Brooke wanted to
hrlng out nlso that the Coroner hnd not
held an Inpiest, as the law directs. In
stead, he accepted the allldalls of
I Mr. Julian nnd Mr. Gillette, of the Mu
1 tual Life Insurance Company, and held
! his tongue.
The lawyer read the minutes of the
I cross-examination with telling dramatic
effect. Ho wns followed by Mr. Mc
Intyre with n reading of the re
direct testimony. Then Mr. Brooke de
manded thnt the prosecution produce
the cnjisule picked out of a number nf
samples on the former trial by Mullei
ns the size filled by Dr. Meyer with
pure arsenic for dosing Brnndt.
Muller testified that Dr. Meyer gave
Brandt these arsenic apsules eery day
for four or live days till Brandt dial.
Mr. Brooke contends thaCcapsules filled
with pure arsenic would have killed
Brandt within the hour.
Both Mclntvre and Wellmnn declared
that they didn't know what had become
of the capsule, nlthough by Mr. Brooke's
I request. Clerk Welsh hid sealed It In
the envelope nnd given It Into the eus-
1 tody of the prosecution, at the close of
' the former trial.
i Mr. Wellmnn said flippantly:
" Select any size capsule you like, Mr.
Brooke, nnd we will concede that that la
the size Muller Identified as the size used
by Dr Meyer."
" Well, Mr. Wei. man, we will conduct
the defense. It Is. your plain duty, nnd
you know It, t.i produce the capsule
Identified by Muller."
Ther was more sparring and Mr. Well
man said he wns trlng to save time,
while Mr. Brooke had been wasting time
. "Now, whnt Is this? Is this a public
censor of the acts of everjbody else In
this court? I will not submit; I but
theie, I will not say anything. The In
terruptlons nnd Interferences of this
man are beneath even contemptuous
It was finnlly agreed that a No. .1
capsule should be accepted as the size.
A No. 3 la about as big as u thimble
for a lady's little linger might be.
The Itecorder pulled a dollar out of his
Siocket, handed It to a messenger ami
s.tld, with disgust expressed In face nnd
"Go out and buy a lot of sample eai
sules." Mr Bro ike moved that th Jury be in
structed to ucipilt Dr Meyer, because of
alleged variations of the piouf with the
Ichargis. First, the Indictment charged
Dr Meyer with poisoning "(limtav II. M.
Baum," nnd suggested no aliases, while
the proof was that "Lulwlg Brandt"
I was the man who died; the Indictment
1 charged poisoning by nntlmony, while
the evidence shuwed that arsenic and an
timony were used, if It Is believed
that unJer the Constitution, Dr.
1 Meer was entitled to kn ivv the
I whole naturo of the charge against him,
nnd the report of Prof, liurmius, ren
dered In May, and the statement of
Muller, made In June, Informed the
District-Attorney that the use of both
arsenic and antimony was charged, nnd
Is wns his duty to submit nil these fnets
to the Grand Jury, so that they might
be Incorporated In the Indictment to
'Inform the defendant of what accusi
tlon he had to meet, nnd because the
testimony of accomplice Muller had not
i been corroborated in accordance with
the law. ... , , .
I This fonnnl motion wns denied and
n recess was ordered, prior to Mr.
Chnnler's oienlg address.
HON'T YOIT DO IT.
Don't pay 9.1 OO for Doja' Double-Breasted
Bulls whin sou can get them it fl 4lto-dny
and to-morrow at the London A Lherpool, BO
and 88 Bow try, cornir Heater it.
BEFORE THE STORM.
" And when the breezes blow
I generally go below." Sir Joseph Crokcr, K. C. B.
DEPRIVED OF HER BABY BOY.
Evelyn Granville Had Abandoned
Little Burton 0. Webster, jr.
Dr. Pnrlclmrst Allied Her In nn At
U'inst to KrRiiIti Him.
Evelyn Granville, who claims to be the
wlfo of Burton C. Webster, now In Sing
King for killing Bookmaker Goodwin on
her account, has again achieved noto
riety. She api'eired In Jefferson Mnrkct Court
to-day to demand her two-year-old son,
Burton C, Webster. Jr., from the Gerry
Society, backed by Bev. Dr. Parkhurst's
lawjers, Tyler, Pratt & Hubbard.
Mrs. Webster, since the time when she
figured lit the Webster trials, has lived i
In various uptown tenements, nnd has
raised disturbances several times, which
have necessitated the presence of the.
tmllce to quiet.
The bov. Burton Webster, now three
years old, has been In her pos&esslon,
I nnd, It Is alleged by the Gerry agents,
' has not been as carefully cared for as
he might lm-e been
Yesterday afternoon Mrs, Webster
I took the child out for nn airing In Madl
bou Square. After carrying hlin up and
down the walks for a while she went to
William Hosevear, of i'.s Seventh nve
nue, a waiter, who was sitting on a
She knew Hosevear by sight nnd he
knew her, having lived near her at one
She asked Hosevear lo hold the baby
a few mulutes. Hosevear consented and
Utile Burton was deposited In llose
At 8 o'clock Boseveon walked Into the
Gerry Society's rooms with the baby,
and said he had been holding It since
Boseveos said that ho had become
quite nervous and had hpoken lo a
Iiark policeman, who had advised him
to taku little Burton to the Children's
About D o'clock Mrs. Webster ai
)earcd at the Gerry Society looms.
She was Intoxicated, and so was a
man who accompanied her, according
to the Gerry agents. She demanded the
child, and when she was refused be
came excited and angry, and said she
would "see about It In the morning."
"I will go to Dr. l'arkhurst and see
If he won t help me," she bald us sho
flounced out of the door.
In court this morning little Burton,
who was In the arms nf Gerry Agent
Grler. did not teem to be very anxious to
return tu the siarentnl linns
Mrs Webster was represented by Liw
er C. A. H. Pratt, of Tyler. Pratt A:
HlbbirJ, of 111 Broadwiy. Both Mr
Pratt and Mrs Webster asked tint the
child be leturned to Its mother, but Jus-tk-e
McMahon would not hear of It.
"The only question In my mind," said
the Justice, " Is whethtr It Is beat to luck
you ti for cruelty to cnlldren."
The child was commlttel in the Assn.
clttlon for Befriending Children and
Young Girls. Mrs Webster was not he 1
Liwyer Pratt slid that he was a friend
of Dr. l'arkhurst, and that he appear d
for Evelyn Granville Webster at the doc
"I received a note fnm Dr. Parkhurst
this morning, an 1 compile! with his
wishes, that is all."
"No; I inn nut counsel for the Park
hurst Society, nor is any member nf
my firm This Is uircly a matter of
friendly feeing Ion Pie doctor's part, and
mine We feel sirry fur the woman.
The fact that Dr Pirkhursi Is aiding
Evelyn Gianvll!) ru-ills his re en! state
tnent In public that he h id received
startling information from a woman re
garding h r alb-god criminal lll-irealmcnt
by a former high c nmty ollki.il.
I t'ltiinfeNM of tilfiKuon In 'Frisco.
I (lly .Ls-Kiate-I Press )
SAN FKANCISCO Msy It -Among the pss
eengera on the steamship Alemeda whhh arrltrd
hrre lestcrday from Sew Zealand Is the Countess
of (llssgow wife of ITl !)sgo lloternor nf
Kew Zealsnd The Tountesa Is msxlnfr a sis
weeks' vl" lo llnglsnd and will return to New
Zealand 1c August
820 AMI HIM HriTH AT 8IO.
II )Oti want a handMinie salt In Chetlot or
Caudmerc, co to tin london A Llvcrijcl, 8d
and 88 Bowery, comer IKitir it. V
ie Iyer in jail.
Acoused of Fraud by Mount Ver
Ho Is Locked I'p In Default of
George II, Weyer, a real estate dealer
of this city, was arrested late esterday
afternoon by Deiiuty Sheriff Walgerlng, I
and In default of JCGOO ball was lodged
In Ludlow Street Jail on an order
signed by Justice l)kmnn, of the Su
premo Court In Westchest r County '
The complainants against Weyer
are Sablno Gtintlnn and Pnsqualla
Carfaugus, carpcutets anil hulldtis, of
Mount Vernon, who charge him with
fraudulent inlsrepieseiitatlons in niuk- i
lug a rontract with them.
The trouble, aecnrdlng to the nlllila- I
vlts, resulted from n eontiart tin car
penters made to build six houses for
Weyer at Columbus aenue ami Sixth
street, Mount Vernon, for J''.W"i.
Tho coinplalnuuts allege Weyer was
Insolvent when he made the tonttaut
and leprescntcd that he was wealthy
They state that tin assured them thnt
he owneil the jots on which the houses
were to be erected and seventeen lots
adjoining, and that there was only a
mortgage of l,2"0 on the whole.
On these representations, the plain
tiffs nllege, they erected the houses anil
furnished much of the material. They
claim that they hae since discovered
that when Weyer obtained title to the
property It was subject to a mortgage
of 112.000, anil In October preceding tho
making of the contracts with the plain
tiffs that Wejer executed another mott
gage on the property for $',,i, nnd In
a few months after the contract Weer
placed another mortgage of $1,400 on tho
The plaintiffs nllege that Weyer has
onl inld them on nccount 13.3.VI. and
that there Is still iluu them JG.1W, for
which they bilng suit.
BIG GOLD SHIPMENTS.
Ti-Morrov'a Stenniers 'W 111 Curry
There Is no let-up In the expoit move
ment of gold, ami ns the Sub-Treasury
here Is supljlug the demands of shlp
jiers, the Tn usury rescrxe Is steadily
dwindling down lo the $'i.cti") mark.
This Is the only feature of the move
ment that excites attention, as It re
vives discussion about th? lusslblllty of
another Guwrnmcnt loan
Had the drain to Europe come nt a
time when the home demand for money
wns large, the effect In Wall stfet
would have been deeldely unfavorable,
but as the local market Is glutted with
funds, the financial community con
cerns Itself mainly with the Treasury
malcr Just alludiil lo.
Tho engagements thus far reported
for lo-moi low's ste.imeis fullow:
Laznrd I'reres J12iifsi. Heldclhach,
Ieklhelmer Ai Co. S'im.k'O: Lailcnburg,
Thalinan & Co J."n,ii. nnd Huskier,
Wood A; Co , $vi,s a tutal of SJ.:J ui.
Some bankers prof ss to believe that
the foreign demand Is about satisfied,
but there Is more or less conjecture
about this, and everything depends upon
the amount of bills that will be made
against shipments of ir luce or securi
ties during the next couide of weeks.
MRS. harr7 miner dead.
Wife of the The ulrlcal MiuuiKcr
Suddenly Eaplres. I
Mrs. Hnrry Miner, wife of the theat
rical manager, dud suddenly at her
home, on Madison avenue at 2 A. M to
day The Fifth Avenue Theatre will be
closed until Mondiiv In i-oiisequeme.
Triiiipnii lllolers llurleil.
(tly As. ). Isli'l Press )
VIENNA. May 11. -The strlko nt
Ostrati, Moravia, has spread to tint
Etigen Pit The victims of the Tropii.ut
riot on May S wcro bulled to-day at
daybreak without any dlsorler I'pon
the date mentioned striking miners at
tacked gendarmes who were guarding
a colliery, and nine rioters were killed
and twenty wounded.
IIoval Hyk ViiisKKV. 10 jearaold, fl quirt,
00 ilau U VrixuKU, a7t) tans,.
SPUTTERS BRIM' fflHY.
All but Mrs. Norton Obey the
Notices of the Hoalth Board.
She Was Korrcl lo Leave Her Homo
of Forty Years To-Iny.
Tho Health Department has at last
been successful In dislodging the squat
ters who for the last quarter of a cen
tury or more have lived In wretched
shanties Irom Park and Madison ave
nues, between One Hundred and Flf
tenlh street tad One Hundred nnd
Nineteenth streets. The shanties were
long ago condemned us n menace to
imbllc health, and the tenants have
received repented notices to vncate.
Having no place to go, and feeling a
sort of ownership to the rocks on which
their frail houses were merely hang
ing, many of tho squatters refused to
Last Saturday, however, they re
ceived a pennqitory order from the
Bnatil of Health to vacate within five
davs. Yesterduy was the fifth day,
and thels morning Sergeant Ciulse, of
the Health Department, sent live po
lleehen lo see that those that had not
vet moved should be made to do so
The iiollremen found less to do then
thev expected. Th' entire block bounded
bv Madison nnd Fifth avenues and One
Hundred and Seventeenth an! One Hun
drtd and Eighteenth streets, which Is
the rocky bluff some thirty feet above
the street level, was In the tiossesslon of
Mrs. Nnrton, an aged widow, who had
lived In her shanty for forty years wlth
rut being disturbed At the command
of the policemen idle sornvv fully locked
her door and went to look for a room.
All the rest of the squattors on this
blcck, numbering about fifteen, have
either moved or compiled with the
Heilth Hoaid onlers by putting In
The rocks between One Hundred and
Sixteenth and One Hundred and Seven
teenth streets, along Madison and Fifth
avenues, are aim nearly swept clean of
the obnoxious shanties, and the resi
dents of the flats along Madison ave
nue are watching the removal with
The goals that hive climbed the
rocks for seirs seemed even more loath
to leave than their owners, and some of
them that were taken lo Washington
Heights have returned, and were lunch
ing at noon to-day on paper and rags
left behind by the squatters.
" The World" Hum Forced Mnuy to
Lower Their Price,
Many heads of families with fore
sight are taking advantage of the situ
ation In the retail coal market, brought
about by the determined light of "The
World." an 1 are laving In a supply of
coal for net! Winter at the low prices
resultlri, from the jiractlcal methods
adopted by " Th- Woild" In Its battle
with the magnates.
"The W.uld' has sold 5 332 tons of
coal at the uniform pr'ce of $(.M per ton,
vvhleli Is 7", cents less than the price
lived b) the Coal Exchange, nnd which
tin magnates Insist Is the lowest figure
that woull vield a profit.
Hut the Exchange cannot held the re
talleis They rtalize that something has
slunk the market, and they ure fleeing
t.iciver The prudent bu.v er by " shoi
Pin.:" a little, can find dealeia who ure
bowing before the storm, and are
pli.oliiL' coal at prices far below the es
tablished Jala per ton. That Is what
"'Hie World" has been fighting for.
There was nn ntttmpt made to shut
off " The World's" nqiply. but the peo
pic's super Is able to announce a con
tinuance Indefinitely of the jiresent J4W)
rate, and orders ninv be left at either of
the New York oi Brooklyn offices for
coal delivered nn)vvheie In cither city.
When dealers are able to deliver coal
at tl 7n ier t n. as one dealer did In the
can' of a c.Miti i' t for fuel for n public
Institution last week. It Is silly for them
to Insist that there Is no profit at less
than $"' -i of course, this dealer makes
a prollt at 13.?.', and that Is J1.10 less
than f' -'.
A profit of 1 4C on tho ton of coal de
livered tj the lamlly of a vvorklngman
Is cruelly exorbitant, and only possible
throuuh a close monopoly. It Is that
monosioly " The World"' Is fighting.
This Is True.
A dninVen husband Is a curee to his family.
The genuine KitLSY treatment will cure aim,
U K. I'usom, 1W Wtil illth It.
LUST EDITION. II
TIP REFUSES II
TO BE KILLED.
I . aBBBBaS ';bbbbb!
The Vicious Elephant Spat VI
Oat a Carrot Loaded S9
with Poison. 'Ml
THEN REFUSED OTHER BAIT. II
Some of the Poison, However, -IHirfl
Found Its Way to His 'vH-9
ITS EFFECTS WERE NOTICED. 'SJfl
Supposed Drunken Man with a B-9
Rifle Creates a Small- fl'll
Sized Panic HH''fl
Tip still lives. The most deadly poison "KH'sfl
known to sclencs ha failed to lay him Hi(9
low. Man's knowledge has proved In- -iHvB
effectual ngalnst the Innate cunning of IBsbbbbI
the big pachyderm. bbbbbbIIbbI
At C o'clock this morning Drs. Hunt- fiHfafl
It gtnn and Allen, carrying leather bag., 'iNHI
enured the elephant-bouse. Their ''HbbbbbI
knowledge of toxicology caused them to 'Hil
be singled out by the Rark C'ommls- 'laB&fl
sloners tn superintend Ihe admlnlstra 'bbbbbVB
tlon of the deadly drug which was to 4JbbbbbbbbbbIbbbbI
make of Tip a good elephant. They JH
had a little package off cyanide o ''ll
potassium, six ounces In all, sufficient to B
kill a regiment of men. fJO
A crowd of fully one hundred peoplt IHH
hnd gathered around the building. Half 'Vti
of them were newspaper men, who had MaiHTo
been detailed to witness the execution. IH'?
Tnrk Commissioners Clausen, Strau. '1H
nnd Hell nrrlved shortly after, nnd the 'Hi-J
quintet went Into the elephant-house and 'M'-'k
shut the door t'ght. At 6.30 o'clock the ''-vsbbbbbbbb1
dcors were osiencd, and those who had MaHii
passes were allow ed to enter. Hl'
Commissioners Hell nnd Straus took H
charge of things, and soon hnd a rope i3Hi
stretched across the wide asphalt pave- lll
ment In front of Tip's cage. 'H'
Wns Tip Suspicious? HfJ
All this time Tip stood behind his Iron- tnBli
barred barrier nnd swung his trunk HiJ
back and forth. His little eyes twin- ji
klcd and had a knowing look. !'!sHr
Keeper Snyder looked In and grinned. bbbbbbbT
"Why, he's dead onto this scheme," waa PH
his only comment. , -bbbbv .'
Snyder refused point-blank to be the "JaaBBBBali'J
one to give Tip the solson, so Otto '$B;
Mopls. an old animal trainer, who had 'S.Blij
churge of Tip way back In 1681, was aj- !?Ml-5
pointed executioner. . -LbbbbbbU '
It was n.,',0 o'clock when Assistant asHF
Supt. Hums handed Dr. Horace Allen. tlr
curator of the Museum of Natural His- :H'v
tory, a big carrot, which he had scooped 'iLH):
out and fitted with a plug made from Hi
unother carrot. tesBBB
Or. Allen took from his bag a package SsHi-'
of the poison and poured two ounces of 'JHo
the w hlte powder into the hollowed-out '.aH,
carrot. The plus was neatly Inserted 'SflH
and the deadly bolus was handed to !;'
He Takes the Carrot. 5IB'-;
Mopls stepped up to the bars ana fjll "'
held the "arrot out to Tip with a word 19H $
of command. The great flexible trunk, i9H '
w .h Its prehensile finger, stretched out rH:.
und grasped the carrot glnzerly. 'bbbbbbbi '
Every one held his breach. The men faB!
ot science had said that the stun would "H
hardly reach Tip's stomach before he ''SH'si
I would roll over dead. 'KsM".
Slowly and deliberately Tip curled his -iM':.
I trunk under nnd lifted the carrot to his) HaH J
. capacious maw. An Instant later It had -i?IM
I disappeared and the spectators waited 1bH
to see the live tons of flesh fall with a ''laBBBaaliJ
thud and stiffen In the agonies of death. ffMls:
i Hut Tip didn't fall worth a cent. He fH
gave the carrot a crunch between hla vH:'
powerful jaws nnd then deliberately 'iiHiH
'siat It out In several pieces. Still, the -lal-t
spectators thought that enough of the HK
deadly stuff had found Its way into Tip's JH f
stomuch to do for him. There was, t''4Bi fi
however, no perceptible change In the hbbbbbbI -
elephant's demeanor. i.lH t'i
Dr. Allen nt once called for an apple, i-DI i
land Mr, Hums preiiared one to receive VH'9
another quantity of the poison. Two im i
i eumes more of the white powder was 'sH'
tiourel Into the hollow apple and plugged .,
UP. eaBBBB ?
Would Not Knt the Apple. B!I'
Mopls took It and again held out th. VHJi
Instrument of death for Tip's acceptance. Mn
The elephant tojk It, wrapped the end CHQ
of his trunk aroun 1 It, crushed It Into a WbbbbbV"
pulti and deliberately tossed it away, i;M'A
Meantime four men, each carryuuT -','c
a Winchester repeating rifle, filed In and 'Bt?
took a ,tand opposite Tip's cage. riHft
They were there to be useful In case .'H;
of an emergency -aaaBBWi
Shortly after their entrance another !H'i
man, with u rifle, presented himself, and rH'f
as he had a pass he was promptly ad- AH S
He had not been In the elephant house SB)!
many moments before he began acting JsaH'i
In a very queer manner and to handle 4Hrt
his ilile In a way tbut the reporters CbbbbbbTi
and others thought was very careless iiH (
un! dangerous tu the peoplo In th. VH '
room. &bH M
After watching the strangers move- .??!
ments for some time several of those tiH fi-J
irescnt reported to the authorities that H kit
lie was Intoxicated, and he was asked 'Vbbbbbbs la
to leave, which he did Immediately. -liaH 29
When outside the house he grew very & flas
Indignant nnd said he was a gentle- 'daH 1
man, was not Intoxicated and had been '-lasHis!
grossly Insulted. , . 'BasHBBs
It was said that the man was a friend -Visas'
of Assistant Superintendent of Men- tBH'al
agerle Hums and had secured his JnaaHrl
; pans from him. bbBm
I When Mr. Hums wns seen by an bbbbbbbTV
"Kvenlnr World" reporter he was very fBM.'fl
reticent regarding the matter. He said 'iaaHaal
the man wns Dr Wright, of West ''sbbbbbbbb 9
Klghty-Ilrst street, but that he did not 'fl
know his Initials or exact address, jJWalM
Isot Drunk, but Nervous. 'Heal
He said further that Dr. Wright U ,I9B9