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Hi;! ' ,g4 , THE WORLD; MONDAY EVENING, JUKE, 11,. 18H4. ; WM
WIMAN UP FOR TRIAL.
1 j!' r
f', This Specific Indiotnumt Charges
H ' Him with a $5,000 Forgery.
Hjf There Aro Three Others Agqregating
H Oeorffa' Murray, HoU'l Mnmifzcr,
ftftft 'Chosen l'orrnmii of tlir- .fury.
B Tfi'e trial at Krastiis Wlman, the
B' "King of Statcn Islnmi," self-made man
HP and reputed millionaire, on the chiirce
ftH): of forgery. a called before Justice ln-
H, Kraham, In the Court of Oyer and Ter-
HHr miner, this morning.
H' Qen. Uenjamln F. Tracy, Inte Secrets-
ftftftV ry of the Navy and once JuiIki- of the
ftftft, Court of Appeals, and A. II. Honrdman
ftftftV appeared as counsel In defense of the
ftftftaj Canadian who began life as a nenspa-
ftftHV per reporter. James N. Orwnihlelils,
ftBftV Queen's Counsel, from Montreal, ai
ftftfta also among his defenders.
B Assistant District-Attorney Krancli 1,
ftVftftv Wellman, who Vs 111 conduct the trial,
ftftftw appeared ulth Col. I'ellons on the Bide
ftftfts of the prosecution.
ftftftw, There are four Indictments ngnlnt Mr.
ftftaftS Wlman, each chnrelng him ulth forgery,
ftftftV done In connection with the titislness of
ftHftV H. O. Dun & Co., the great commercial
HftaB1 Tne specific charge on which he was
ftBHj called to trial to-day Is that In Tebru-
ftftftw ar'- 189J, he drew a check on the Chem-
ftftftV lcaJ.'JS'atlonal linnK for J5,000, purporting
BftW to JbtA for payment on the account of
ftftftw E. V. Iiulllnger, publisher of a shipping
ftftvHj gufli, land signing tho llrm name of
ftftftj IX. p. Dun & Co.; that he forgeil the In-
ftftfta' dorsement of 13. W. Iiulllnger on the
ftftftg , check. Indorsed It himself, and deposltml
ftftfta It to his own credit In the Central N't-
ftftft tlona.1 Bank.
B KRASTl'8 WIMAN.
BBftg The other Indictments rhurge other
ftftH forgeries, to the uggregate of JJI.OW
ftftftt Mr. Wlman built up Htaten Island
HH 1e rapid transit system there was his,
H and.h1:rmnie was honored and thfa man
"-- -was-loved by every- citizen of atutcn
Fx IslandLyiniiny of 'whom have groun rich
1" as Uie'resultB of his at scheme for
j? Improving the Island and developing Its
ftftH ' .. Hia defense Is that ns n member of th
H firm -of It. U. Dun Co. he had a right
BS to sign the Ann's name to checks, hut
g, the' prosecution vliilnm that he was nut
H a member of the firm, but vm Its gen-
j eral manager, on nn agreement that he
j wna to reorhe a salary 'iut to ouc-
H sixth of the prodtH, and that own If he
Bi was a partner to the extent or uue-slxth, I
H ho went bejond tluit Interest In these
BVBefli llefore this trouble rnme upon him Mr
aBBaS lfU5nfa,.1f,1,.hu ila,,11"l" being nearly
I 11,000,000. He has been on ball In S25.0OD
BBBBB since Feb. SI, the ball being put up In
J. cash, deposited with the City Chamber-
BBBBB The offense with which Krastus Wl-
I man Is charged, Is forgery In the second
H degree, and oh conviction he may be
BBBBBE consigned to Sing Blng l'rlson r,u ten
BBBBBj The second Indictment ehnrges that Mr.
BBBBBI Wlman forgeil the signature of (imlt-n
Brown, Treasuier of the Cnmpbell I'rlnt-
H !ng Fresi Compunv. Indorsed on an 11
H O. Dun & Co. check for U.bxo. on Jan
H 20. 1S33. The other two are for forging
B th Indorsement of J M. Fltzueruld to
two checks aggregating J10,r.' riiz-
B cerald furnished paper to It. O. Dun &
The first business before Justice Ingra-
I ham was the selei Hon of a Jury to try
H Although visibly affected by his post-
H tton, Mr, Wlman was not bo much list
W down but that he laughed heartily and
W with appirent enjoyment at the sallies
H Wolf. Hoffman, a tullur: Max I'lntt,
H clothier, and Henr W .Hllheriteln an
p agent were peremptorily challenged by
H Mr. Wellmdii, and six otlieiM were ex-
H cused' for bias before n foreman was
H found In the person of Oeorge Murray,
B manager of the Hotel Wellington ami
J the -Sherwood.
H Mr. Murray said he was well nc-
B qualnted with both Wlnnn and Dun,
H and would hae to hae proof of guilt
H before he could convict a man of Mr
B Wlman's reputation and record, but he
H was sure he would convict ir he hail that
1 proof, anj .Mr Wellmun accepted him
H and he was sworn
H Hennc n Nedhim, Heeretary and
B Tieasurer of the American Coal Corn-
H pany, 1 Hroadnay, and Uvlug at ' I
H West Klghty-second street, was ar.
H cepted for the second seat In the Jury-
H Victor Hugo Mathushek. I'renldent of
K the Post. Mathushtk i Hon Company,
H piano manufacturers, was glen the
B third eeat In the box He oi his ad- I
B Oruuuni ah Hi WVki Kortlelh strt et and
JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJH 230 West One Hundred and Twenty-sev-
B cnth tr-et
I Th- fourth Juror snorn wa William J
K Lubrs, a boohkeper for Trin'ts II I.ik
J cett & Co, the wnolesfile :r, rs at West
H IJrojdKj) &nd Krankiln street He lives
H ktlUU U est Flfly-fourth reel
H William F Wnkeman, pLtllnher of The
HB American KconomUt and tcrttjn- or the
I American 1'rotectlve Tarirr League. m
j excused b Mr Wellmun beraure he Is
JHJHHHII a friend of Charles V Uterm- hre
H on U the husband or Mr Wlman s
H Juror No S secured In the perhou
H of Kills Van Clear, a Jaundrxnaii at 117
H Grand tret
H Anting the spectators In court were
B John Itosn Hobertson. editor or the To
H ronto Tgnin, John Wlthrow, rx Majjr
of Toronto. Charles A Hurt, ot Htuten
j JMand; J V jungle) Aiturnej-tjem ral
1 of Nora bc-otla, who together with
Lesttr W Clark, assisted Mr Wlman s
H counsel, and leodore Jlous, or Bt
B Hyacinthe. Quebec
J William 1" Lurch ,a watchmaker or S
H Maiden lutie was kIiiti the sixth b-ut in
I the Jurj-box He lives at 1ST Grand
S The prosecutor asked the Court to per-
H mlt him to postpone the opening or the
H case until to-morrow, In the event or
: completing the Jury to-day promising
v that (be case would be tlnlshed by Thurs-
H 'Oh, well, If Mr Wellman opens to
B morrow morning, the case will be con-
H eluded by to-morrow night " said Mr
I' ISoardmnn. whereat Mr Wellman
? flushed, but sild nothing
. After recess Amandus Hochmuth. or
Hi 403 Cleecktr street, a clerk, was ac-
H cepted for the seventh seat In the Jury
y, llomtr H, Pennock. a clerk In the of.
flee of the Mutual Iteaerve Fund Life
'h Association, and living. at 101 West Sev
H . enty-flfUi street, was given the eighth
B Tv wr - IUtcile, a UJior at ItO Ful-
ton strtet, got the ninth seat. He lives
at 17 West Blxty-nCth street.
The tenth Juror Is John W. Illggla,
agent for William IL Grace e Co , pier
13, ICast Illver, Mr. Illggla lives nt 1361
Oscar W, HhRV, clerk In the New
York Central offides, residence 420 West
Fourtcnth street, took the eleventh seat.
The Jury was completed nt 3 o'clock
this nfternoon, with the acceptance or
Herman lllndsell, dealer In furs nt Ml
llroailway, nnd living at 133 Last One
Hundred nnd Sixteenth street, for the
twelfth seat In tbe box
Col Fellows announced that no other
case would be rnlU-d for trial this term,
and Justice Ingmhnm discharged th
pnnel or Jurors nnd adjourned court till
to-morrow morning, when Mr Wellman
will open the ruse for the prosecution.
ASLEEP INJMACANT HOUSE.
I.ltllo May MrJJInnls Fled While
Her Pn renin Were Flulitlnsr.
While Policeman ICIpp, of the Rast
One Hundred and Twenty-sixth street
station, wns milking ulong Kast One
Hundred and Twenty-second street at 2
o'clock thlH morning; n man told him
that a oung girl -was sleeping In a
vacant house at 311 Kast One Hundred
and Twenty-second street
Klpp wint to th- house nnd found
thirteen- ear-old Mnrj McCllnnls, of 2130
First menue, lying on the floor rast
hen Hroued she told the policeman
that her pirents had a light last night,
nnd she, being arrald, went to the vacant
house, where thev had rormerly lived
In Harlem Police Court this morning
Justice Hlinnis committed the girl tu
the care or the Gerry Society pending
nn Investigation The rnther, Michael
McOlnnK Is employed In the Park De
partment. m i .
SUES DR. BAKER FOR $5,000.
Mrs. Cnlliitinn Says He Set Her
Ilroken. Arm LniproxL-rly.
Salt has been brought In the Supreme
Court by Margaret M. Callulmn, thn wiro
or Dr. Callahan, or Sarntuga Springs,
through her lawyer, Ixnils Sleekier, or
276 liroadwav, to recover tWwO damagei
against Dr. George W. llaker, or 640 Bed
ford avenue, Brooklyn.
Mrs. Callahan says that about two
yearn ago her right arm was broken
through a fall nnd she culled In Dr.
llaker to set the arm. She says her arm
was Improperly set h the doctor, and
that by reason or his unsklinilness she
has lost the use or that arm.
BELASC0 UNDER BONDS.
Arrested for Falling to I'nr Ills
Wife an n Week.
Grace Wallace Belasco appeared In
Jefferson Market Court to-day as com
plainant against her husband, Fred
lielasco, who she said had not lived up
to his agreement to pay her to weekly.
She had Fred Belasco arrested about
two months ago, and Justice Hyan or
dered him to pay her IS a week.
In court to-day Lielasco said he had
not been at work and could earn no
money. He was placed under 3200 bondH
to pay the amount. There was no bonds
man In court, and Delanco sat down to
wait for one.
Admit Slip Stole the Jevrrlrj.
la Eun Mrkt Court to dr Mr. Herts
Bttrn, thlrtr-nlue rein old, of 10 Cau&l trt.
n h!d tor trial In d.f.ult of II 000 Ull on
ftiirge ot crand larctnjr, Sbe Tllllfd Mrt. Annla
.Urton at 12 Ninth atrral. nn Jan 11 Ian, an1
ln ahn lalt Mrx Harton m!Mtd 1200 worth of
Jitwtlrr atra. Burn k4pt out u( the ma until
tat nltht, whan aho waa arrialtd. Hha admllltd
ASPHYXIATED BY GAS.
Wnlter Claude Marclal Found Dead
In Ills Hed.
Claude Marclal, forty years old, a
waiter employed at the St, James Hotel,
was found dead In bed, nt 123 West
Twenty-seventh street, at 8 IS this
morning, having been asphyxiated by
Murrlal occupied a furnished hall
room In the Hat of a fellow-waiter, Puul
I Golar The dead man had been drink
ing heavily since Friday, and went home
nt 10 J0 lust night, entering his room
rioin the hall
Nothing was heard 111 his apartment
this morning at his usual tlmu for aris
ing, and Mm. Golar detecting a strung
odor or gun, notified the police at the
West Thirtieth street station. The dead
man had undressed and lay lie bed,
partially tovered up.
It Is supposed that he had turned the
gas off, and had luudvertantly turned
. It on ngnlit after It was extinguished
The bod was removed to the Morgue.
Fell from Flre-Usciiiie.
Kale buran thlrt-lwo tara old of 213 Wait
Tinly Oral klrrrl, fill rruto Die flra lavapa
un Hie netond floor nt hr horn thla morning ana
talnlns a aire aralp wound Sha waa taaan In
Hie Cohtuibua lluapttul
WILL SEEK THE COURTS.
Stockholders ot the Atchison, Topeka
uud .Santa Fe Hullioad, headed b
Hi in Clews, ure going to rorm a com
mittee, the early part or tills week, I
uud their llrst utepa will bu dim ted
towurds set tiring the help or the courtH
to take the load out of the tecelvers' i
bunds it Is thin proposed to asstis
the stoikholders and put the load on a
sound footing, willing out the debt or
something like SU.uoo.CUO I
Then will rollow an examination or i
the Compaq's books to uscertalu what
ban been done with BOmethlng like
ll,7.,nu), which, It Is said, the road I
earned last scat, but Is us vet iiuac
1 he disinterested stockholders are1
holding back until the expert account- i
ant Stephen Little, tuins In his report
This, It Is said, will be donu III u few '
Flr- III It tuttitnaf Store.
Plra at 5 P Vt In the tllar of tha an atnrr
tjuit ling .is Mtrr.ir atrei-l ih uird hj IWrn
n!m llauiT & ( , who c-ala lotblera did
II Vi llama
Mr. l.r. II. lllrllrrlcli.
Till! PLAIN FAITH
About uircaM arc that 1 bavebtl Calarrb 10
Wur. ioij of the catarrh cuim did me
1 1W Partita
an Kttoi, but Houua f MA
inl.arlllabtled n.e fl llfrS
woiiderlidlf. Myb.ad IL V -wa-r
It ilaared, & of ySfrsfr
mall t ralnrnin. Hood'a Barnparllla Ualao
doing lay wife a world of good for Tbat Tired
Feeling. Clxo. II. DuTTsaica, notibta, F.
. Ueea's Fills ewaibUiooaotu. gJaT- "
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STOCKS DULL AND LOWED.
Gold Shipmont'and Trust Investi
gation Causes Depression.
Sugar Weak on Humors of Ailvcrse
The fuut that prices rrom London
came lower mid the engagement of
Jl.OuiWio Kold ror shlpmint to Huiope
to-morrow, but more particularly the
continued liquidation In Sugar, led to n
depressed reeling In local stock circles
Sugar dropped 11-2 to 100 12, nnd wns
fairly nctlve Hmall holders fear thill
the Senate Inveslliutlun will hurt the I
cuuseor the Trust In the House, and
mav result In giving the monopoly less i
protection than Is desired I
The reduction In the uuarterly dlvl- i
ilend rate or the New ork A New I
Hiivfn rrom 2 l-i to 2 pi r cent also had ,
a tindency to wiiikm the list '
The Omaha dlreclois, on the other
hand, have dei lured t lie usual semi- '
uniiiiul dividend or .11-2 per tent on
the preferred stock, payable Aug 20
American Sugar priferiid fell 1 to,
92.1--I, I.e.id, ex-dlvlilcnd, 7-s to 37.1-4, '
f'nnnda Southern 1-4 tn 41J-4, llurlliig
ton rjulnrv, 11-4 to 77 .Vo, Chicago
Oas, 1 1-S to 70, Northwest, 1-: to 101,1-4,
St Paul, 3 1 to no 1-h, Hock Inland, a-S
to MO-8. Lackawanna, 1.1-4 to I Ml 1-2
General Llectrlc. 1.1-8 to 3 5-Si Uelo
wnre & Hudson, 1 to 129 3-4, Distillers,
D-B to 25 1-8, Louisville A Nashville 1-2
to l'i, Mnnhattan, 1 In US, Missouri
Pacific, 7-8 to 27 3-S, New Vork Central,
.1-1 to 97 3-4, Northern Pacific prererred,
1-2 to 16 3-S, nnd Tennessee Coal, 1-2 to
In the specialties, New York A New .
Haven fell 1 7 S to 183 1-2 Subsequently I
Sugar recovered to 102
Money l per cent, on call. The In-!
nulry for time money Is small and rates
remain as last quoted, namely, 2 1-2 for i
four months and 3 per cent, ror six
Foreign exchange dull nnd steady at '
4 87 1-2 a I !7 .1-4 for bnnkers- 60-dny bills ,
and t SS 1-2 a 4 M 3-4 for sight drafts.
The supplj of bills Is exceedingly small, I
and the bankers find themselves com-1
pelled to remit In gold. I
liar silver In lindon Is unchanged at
2S3-4d. per ounce. Commercial bar here
rose to 62 &-8, and Mexican dollars to I
SI 5 8
There wns a materially reduced bor-
rowing demand for stocks, nnd smaller
premiums were paid than for some time.
The falling off In the Innulry Is especially
noticeable In the cases of Sugar, St. Paul
and Chicago Gas
The stock market was quieter after
midday, and the speculative temper con
tinued rather bearish. Sugar run off
from 102 to 101, and at Intervals was
pressed for sule. The Insiders, It Is
thought, have marketed quite a quan
tlt) or stock, expecting to depreHM the
price and recoup their shnres when the
Tariff bill gets berore the House, where
the Trust will probably meet with vigor
ous opposition. The Grangers, General
Electric and Chicago Gits were nil con
A Jump In Sugar to 102 3-S around k
o'clock stiffened prkes In the gcnernl
list ror a time, but ntter delivery hour
there wus a renewed pressure to sell
and In some Instances the lowest llgures
or the dny were touched, notably ror the
Then Sugar came up ror the aeioud
time as u lever, nnd by Its ndvnnce to
103 7-S caused many or the shorts to
cover. The stock receded to 102 3-4. nnd
closed at 103 1-4 New York & New
Haven sold at 1S2, a drop or 3 3-8 per
cent New York Central sold ut 98 3-8.
und Distillers at 20, both the highest
llgures or the day.
The rales or listed stocks were 9G.R00
shares In the unlisted department 48,700
uhnres of Sugar nnd 2,GrtO Lead were
The Closing; Qnntntlnns.
Opao. ltlrh. low. Cos.
Amar Tot H i; tie 87
Am.r Sufar lift 101 10J!, 100S 10 V,
Amar Sugar llrf pf . J !V. 9
Amar I'otlon Oil :gv, xuv. 2 24
Atrh Top Santa Fa . 7S S S IS
C&nadlan Pacific ,. .. S2H 2S I2S SIS
Canada Southern 1,0 CO 49Vt 49
linn Ohio IT'i 17', 17'a ',
I hkaio (laa .. " 77 7l'i 7'i
I hd , Ilur t Qulncy . 7SS "S 77' 77
Chic A N'irlnwi.t loi'fc loo1 108. 10VV.
Chic . Mil St P , eo'a 6ti li COU
I hlc kink la Tai cs 9 eS 8S
Conmlldalad Gaa 13JI, nil, 1JJ1, 13JI,
Dal Lack Weal . HllV, 140 i;l, iQ
Hal lludaon ISO', 110', i:i, us'.
Pen & Hlo (Iran la . 30 3D jo so
Ilia I'.llll. Fral . n U 25'i it
Uanaral Elcilrli . 37 37V, Sll Int,
Draat Sorlhala pf ... . 100 10H, lgo 1(f)
Iowa Ci-ntral . ... US a, m, ,
Uka Dhura HIS ISIS ISIS 13IS
I. K ttc.l .. 141, 141, II', 111,
l, i: a vvt pf . . fs, in, 6iv. cs,
lAjn laland . S7 H7V, fc7 t;i,
Loula A Nnahvllla .. 4SV, 4&C, ,3 ft
I.onit laland Tra tlun 111, lis 14H in,
Manhattan L'unaol niv, list, nt njt4
Mich l antral . m 1 H it
Minn i SI loula . 10', UH, 101, 101,
Mlajulirl Pacini ;i, :si, 27S 27',
Sal Cord Co . ... Jti, ;(i, j(i, :l,t
Val t.fld Co JV 3l, 37S 3l, I
Sat I.eaJ Cu f S3'lj Sll, Ml, 1 I,
Sw J-ray Cvntml 107 107 u7 107
.Si-w V ork Ctntril 'isa, j,sv, v7S vis
Sf Vurl. A Sin llHlvn I!', lssi, ls2 ai I
S A S lain ,rt a hS S S lS
S Y I hie A St I, 12 u 14 ,, I
X .C A hi 1, 2d if -71, 27 ..;v, j;lj I
N I i: A W 14', 1C, 111, 1(1, '
S 1 Hul ft W IP, US US US
N Dual AW f 41., 41 40', 4cH, 1
Sortulk A VV pf . 201, 201, su ;u I
Surlhcrn I'acirc pf . 16', pi, (i, ni4 I
llntarlo A Waalcrn . . U'i US US US
!r S I At lull Nor . I', t,', 41, hi,
I hlla A llndllia- 17'k I7, 17 17S 1
I'llta 1 I A st I, 12 j 11 n
llkh A W l'i Ter II', ll, i, ip,
SI I' A Umalm Sh 11,', 3iTt 3hT,
authcra i'acllli . 20 20 US ji
Tia I'oilflc , nt ,,,
Tinn l oal A Iron lhi, isi, 1 iva
Inlm I'm in . lis r.', ji, tji,
I s I fa(l,ir if 62', 2', C21, i,'l,
VVnhaih . 71, 71, 71, 7,k
Wsliati 1 1 ... 1", U', US U'.
Wial I nam Tal . h& s, MS XV
Wheel A 1. 1 II', II', 1J, un
VVhfal A I, K ft (IV, 4(V, ((V, d
ANOTHER BIG GOLD EXPORT.
Ilelilelhnrh, It'Lellie Imrr A ) o, to
Ship ii,mmi,o(HI To-Vlurriiir,
Heldelbuch, Ickelhelmer & Co will
ship 51,000,000 gold on the steamship
Spree, sulllng for Kurope to-morrow
Uankers look rm some heuv ship,
inents during the ciirrint week, owing
to the 1 outturn d smnlt or bills and
the ract that the rorelgners are willing
to pa a premium ror the gold the
COTTON AND CEREALS FALL
Markets Were I ncn.r, llnth Here
nnd In lileuuo.
Wheat fell off 1 1-lc at the opening
here this morning, with July at about
0 J-Sc The decline nt Chicago was
about lc July petilug there ai 55 3-So
anl Ao.ddown to6Si but s in worked up
to M 7 ti while heie there was u rally
or murly 3 4i The torelgn markets
ure comparatively firm Corn wus ex
cited, und 3 4i lower at the start,
July selling down to 44 l-4e here, but It
rallied to 4& She At Chicago July corn
fell off C-t, selling at 3 l-2 , but It
soon Improved l-2c July oats dropped
12c , to tie , but rallied nearly lc.
Cotton opened about 4 points lower,
July selling at 7.06 a 706; August. 7.l6
a 7.1J, and September. 7.13. There was
comparatively UttU trading.
WILL OPEN BIDS IN SECRET.
Commissioner Andrews Surprisoa
tho Lawyers by His Decision.
Proposals for the Scow Trlmmlnir
Contract Put In Under Protsst.
j Ulds were received up to noon to-dny
In the olllce of Street-Cleaning Com
mUsloner Alidrews for the contiart ror
trimming the dumping scows ror the
The present rontrnctor Is Kdmiind 13.
Hodge, who pa) 8 II.3W) a w ek ror the
prlvllige JiiHt berore noon to-day
Marcello II llnvllntl nnd Ilernaril Gold
en, iitcompiinled by their lawvers,
Charles Sleekier and ex-Assemblyman
Jlmmle Oliver, appeared to deposit
Acting Chler Clerk .McCarthy wus In
charge or the big tin box 111 which the
proposils were deposited He sutd there
were already five or six bids In, and
that the box would be seuled up at noon
Mr Sleekier Inquired whether the bids
would be opened publlclv and was In
forme I by t.ne clerk tint they would not,
hill that Commissioner Anlrcws would
examine them privately and give his de
lloth the lwers nnd their clients ob
jected vry strongly to this, but Clerk
Mrf'iirthv sail hlF Instructions were ex
plli It, and that lit whs only there to re
ceive I he bids that came In up to noon,
and then s-nl the box and turn It over to
the Conim'ssloner when he rnme-III
"Won't the bids be opened as soon as
he romes"" asked Mr. Oliver.
"No, sir, I think not," was the reply
"And where Is Commissioner An
"He went up to make an Inspection or
Hiker's Inland this morning, and did
not say when he would be bnck."
Arter some fmther discussion, In which
the lawyers claimed that there was no
rhance or rolr play when the bids were
not opened dpubllcly, they deposited
their clients' proposnls under protest
and the box was senled up,
"This Is the most high-handed piece or
business 1 ever saw," said Iawjer
Sleekier, who then went over to see
the Corporation Counsel In regard to
"I nm told." he said nrterwards to nn
"Hvenlng World" reporter, "that thoso
bids as well as anv others In which
the city Is Interested as a party to a
contract, should be opened publicly. 1 he
Interests or honesty and fair play de
Commissioner Andrews came In about
2 o'clock, nnd Lawyer Bteckler, who
hud been waiting ror him at once de
manded to know ir tho bids would be
opened In public,
"No, sir. ' replied the Commissioner. "I
shall examine them privately and at my
leisure, and will announce my decision to
I "Won't you allow any representatives or
the bidders or the public to be present
'when you open the blda7" Inquired Mr.
I "No, sir; sou have my decision In the
matter. I will let you know what I have
done about the mutter at noon to-mor-
. row "
It Is understood that the Street-Cleaning
Commissioner stands upon the ground
that these bids differ rrom the ordlnar
ores ror contracts on which the city pays
out money, the city receiving the monev
In this case. 'I herefore. It Is argued,
they do not come within the meaning of
section 64 of the Consolidation act, which
provides for the public opening of all
I olds In the presence of the Comptroller.
SAY? A CHINAMAN BEAT HIM.
Policeman Donigan Hales Yung
Fong Into Court.
The liaundrymnn Bays the Police
man Clubbed Illm.
Yung Fong, a Chinaman, who keeps
I a laundry In Third avenue, between
One Hundred and First nnd One Hun
I dred und Second streets, was arraigned
In the Kssex Market Police Court to-day
to answer a i barge of assault, preferred
by Policeman Frank S. Donlgun, of
the Union Market squad.
Donigan suld that on getting his
cdotheH yesterday morning, he accused
the Chinaman of substituting some one
else's collars ror his own.
The Chinaman lufoimed him that he
was mistaken, and when the policeman
bunded him the collars to examine,
Donlgun su)s the Chlnamun threw
them Into the street. Donigan also
buvh that Yung Fong Htruck him with
u i lub. The policeman thereupon placed
him under airest.
Fung tells an entirely different story
He stbl the policeman entered the
luundrv 111 an excited manner, olid said
that miens he gave him bitter tollurs he
would hrf k Ills head He alleged that
lioilg.tn caught htm bv the quelle
diiiKgid him around the store and brutitl
lv bent lilm.
Litwyir runcls J. Moore appeared ror
the Chinaman .Moore said thut the lec
tor or the Church or Ilulj 'Irlnltv, at
rort-,eeiuiil street and Madison avenue,
i iigiiKed him tu luok after his Interest
'1 he usslstunt rectoi mid the woman
hupeiliileiulent of the Chinese class
connected with thut rhun h were In
couit The) suld the Chlnumun hud at
tended the set vices or the church ror
the pist seven )eurs, and that he al
wuB behaved himself properly The
lawver ku)s he will prerer charges
UMtiiiHt the pollieiuun
T he policeman lives at 25 Fast One
Hun Ire t und First street He savs there
weie witness whi saw the Chlnaiinu
assault him and requested un adjourn
ment lo pro luce them. Examination wus
t-el clown f'r this afternoon The China
man furnished J300 ball for the hei-ln
h"ii the i use i lime up ugaln both
pintles had vvltuiss.es to substantiate
Hull stui les Justlie Koih held the
I'ltlti.imnii but lectured Donlgun foi
causing the trouble
ONE TICKET IN THE FIELD.
('oiisiilliliiteil Kxi'lniiiKe Will F.leet
The annual election or the Consoll
dated and Petroleum Kxchnnge of New
York will be held this afternoon 'I here
Is on!) the tegular ticket In the field,
, some slight opposition which developed
I last week having subsided The tkkct
Is ns follows
I'rtaldcnt l harlM II Wllam Ural Vice Kraal
dant Thnmaa I VWtion Snond VI 1'rcaldrnt
J K all Tr4j,i!rrr John Manton (halrman
j A W Patera tnr Truitai, e' l,ratult Fund
nw jcara II A llalas an I ( II Uadrau for
maintar. of VrtUraUim Cummtttta VV J cur
ria V. I! lll,y VV J ttlprra VV II llolch
ktn il HdsarU UralT A I' vtorriaon and John
F cott for dtra t r ina yaar Mmual lorn
Inc for fltrcrmra lo irara VV T Caltowar II
K Janlilna VV II (lark S J Vlari P T
Ulrandln A VV I'rtara II V Haven C II
liar C VV HI kllng O Walnharg M lllnsch
llald I n We.i c c Jacobua A O W llllami
anl S C WUIIami
! ENJOy I9IFE
llv laVliie with vour dinner or at bedtime a
ilrauslit 01 I1ISMAHCK I1ITTER5, It tone
the aloavii h ald illRcstlon prevents bilious-
ne, heiidsche and other Ills and keepi rou
I well preserTed
1 A mrvlloii.ciljr inl rorrectlve, Xot
1 polltaa of rfriniini; lint tnily ahu and our
JihjralrUn ly It H a Ionic sir tmllnrt. Noth.
losllkelL neenninirnila Itwlf. At drunlila and
nusirocera. lr.a holllea. l Vfll half alia. 76c,
Mulftr. 2nlvar,lt) rlare. X V.
rAMOLS rnKSClt 10l-a-H curtd Rhauma.
Uaat asd Ceut Is nut Us war. It.
6th Ave,, 20th to 21at St
We Carry a Full Assort
ment of All Kinds
DRY AND FANCY
AND CANNED GOODS,
anil aro prcparod to fill orders
for yachting partios, country
refridencos and tho public gen
erally AT LOWEST PRICES.
"ICED TEA" BLEND.
Ten for making " Iced Tea "
should bo specially Blended for
WE HAVE IT.
It is of choico quality, full
strength and delightful fragranco
23c. 12 lb.
Thoso preparations aro of tho
fine&t quality, excollont for
These Tongues are excollent
for Luncheons, Picnics and Ex
cursions ; being thoroughly
cooked, they aro ready to oat
only need slicing.
1 lb. Can, 31c.
V2 lb. Can, 51c.
H. O'NEILL & CO.
Slith Ate,, 20th to 21st St.
FLINT'S FINE FURNITURE
Who would pay 60 per rent, more for a thing
than the aauio or an equally good article could bu
Yet thla la continually belli? ilono by innioin
wantlntt furniture, from tailed knowledge aa tu
who inanufartiirea aud who doen not.
Ten lo flftr per rent. Id (be dlflerenee
between the luaUer'i. price uud the mail
Aa manufacturers we ofler our goods at thlu
aavlug. plain furniture, medium coat furniture
and tbe most elegant that can be made.
He aure to luvt atlgate before ordering.
On account of removal In Auxuai lo our new
l.lilUllnm. !, 40 and 47 Wi at 1 1 !. , lirlcet cut
on lliituy artll lea to reduce atot k.
"IIUY OF 'NIK MAIUJK."
CEO. C. FLINT CO.,
HTOKHN, 104, 11)11 und I OH Went Ulb Hi.
Muuulailor), lfl-1, lOU WeatluthHt.
MEMBERS HOLD THE "BUG.'
End of the Triennial Benefit
League, of Brooklyn.
It Promised. HIK riiliiK, but Tliore's
lilllle In the Treasury.
The Triennial lleneflt I,eat,'ue of
lirotilcln wus Ulsiiiolved this mornliiK,
und William J, Pun vvim uiipolnteil re
ceiver, by un order of Justice Cullen, of
the Supreme Court, Hrookljn. '
The papers In the cime showed a re-1
muikiible ttute of nfTiilrs. Tho I.enKue
UL'reed to pay $300 In three jears, for u
very small amount paid In.
Attorney-Gener.il Hancock declares
that ht Investlirated the League, and
I found It exerclslriK franchlees not con-
I ferred upon It.
Hurt Tlerte, of the State Insurance
Depurtnicnt, Bajs the .ifTalrs of the
l.enuue vvere exnmlncd April 0, 1S34, when
I It was found that tho Order was conduct-
Irnr Its business fraudulently und Irteu-
'larly nn I was Insolvent
June 4, UlM, President V J G I.add, of
the Leimue, alKned an allll.ivlt udmtttlnK
tin truth of theie chanjes nnd iisked u
I The headquarters of the I.caRiie were
In the Arlmckle Ilulldlnic It had about '
fifty subordinate branches and several
thousand, members .Mortsauca taken as
i Investments were found to be practically
1 worthless There wa a lck benefit feu
ture, which was drawn upon heavily by
tho members of the Supreme Council,
There seems to have been verv little
provision made for the benefit of mem
ber who had Joined within the past
three years. The resources of the I.enmie
will nnl begin to meet Its nl, Iterations
The members nre very Indignant, and
l may hrlnuj criminal actions as-alnst the
He Kelt Three Muriel,
John Murray, of U I'mapart plata. Brooklyn,
whit, at work on th. ntw bulMins at Ooa llun
itrad ana Jhlrr) airtat, naar Columbua arena.,
lall from a Ihlril-atory window throush tha air
ahatt to tti. ctllar. lla tuffara Intaraal lajarja.
ts4 a hnkw smif Uuhattaa Hoajlitt
feliaJissstfasMasMaAasi.'-'T 'ilffl'l tfusssll
6th Ave., 20th to 21st St.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
CRACKER JARS. water pitchers.
... . UMi IjVJX S JsK S--v.
PLATES & HANDLES, Bi0
Q ASSOlled riiiin Wliito Chinn Ico "Witter
ChlnS Plates, Pitchers, with covered spout, worth
Klrh Colors and $1.25 Clicl),
Three lots, i Z.Kn
ice., O each.
"So. FULL LINE
w.h noiibie. WINDOW SCREENS,
Pinto Handles are 18c. extra.
ICE CREAM SETS. jSH
Fine China Ico Cream Sets, p PHC
consisting of dish and 12 Ban- Q'-" K
cors, Assorted shapos and dec- tO s-f C3Ch.
orations, worth from 2.50 to 3.25
" w7irr','m'" ASBESTOS STOVE MATS
1.98 set M
Englisli Dinner Sets, 130 yyC
pieces, Maddock's Semi-Porce- .
lain, formerly sold for 24.00 set v i ? ,nre Very USful ,nrticle8
rPilnr.p1 tn ' kitchon can aflord to bo
reuueeato without one. Thoy protect your
O 98 cooking utensils.
10 SCt. iC.
For This Sale Only. 4" each.
All rurchnacB de ivered by express free of charge at any
point within ioo miles of tfew York City.
Sixth Ave., 20th to 21st St.
PENSIONER UNDER ARREST.
ThomilM ,1. Iiiiiilup stole ,levvelr
Thomas J. DuiiIhp, formerly an em
plojee or the reunion Department at
WiMhliiKtun, 1. ., was arretted ut
Naik, N Y this miirnlnB, hy Deputy
I'nlted Btutes -Marshal Trautlield, on
Informntlon sworn to hy District-Attorney
Arthur A. Illrney, of the District
Dunlup Is accused of stealing nnd
Hiiliaeiiuently iuvviiIhk u diamond Btud,
valued at JJ00, elsht Bold watched,
woith about $100, four Bold chains and
two ifold rliiKK, from the llim of Sutor
.Vr l'aiker, of Philadelphia, while em
plujed by them nH iiKent.
The theft was committed Jan 13, 1893
Dunlup, who draws il pension of J15 a
month, Hucieeileil In evading the au
thorities until to-day Through this I
pension he vv.m traced to Nyack, nnd
was arrested within ten mlnutcH after1
ilruvvliiK his money from the Govern
ment Dunlap waived his rlKht to an examl- ,
nation lieforo United Stntes Commis-,
sloner Alexander, nnd said he would
return to WushliiKtun without any fur-,
ther preliminaries. Dunlap told Traut
lield that he stole the Jewelry while
BOY ACCUSED OF BURGLARY
number Hosier Shm Inrnel Welael
llriille Into Ills I'lnee,
Isrnel Welsel, ngeil eleven, was held
for elimination on the charge of bur
Blary b Justice Koch, In llssex Market
Court to-tlav Welsel says he lives In
Ilroomc street, but does not know the
number of the house
Anton Hosier, a plumber, of "S3 Mad
ison street, accuses him of breaking
Into his place and stealing 17 worth of
tools. The boy was committed to the
care of the Children's Society.
Alexander's Trlnl I'ontponcd.
Tha raaa of John V Aleianler Indicted for
tram larceny In ramming tha furniture nf Kranrla
Tonlrlchfl of ITO Wait One Hundred and nf.
taanlh atrarl aa rallal t.,Uy In Ilia r'onrt of
(lanaral Scaalona anl continued frr ona weak
Thare are otliar rhartea agalnat AlMandar
THIS fT' iTl il if i m fi 5N
woudOU ItJ-l lEBl) 0
is puTi'fF nri rmm '
within rut ol I Uyrloo on .very bottl. ol
rlLKOII, (a, 4 aura cur. for Piles. llul
Ulcrt, rtatuls snd ConMlnatlon). msnufscturad
by W, J. Queocr CV . 400 Wrat 071l ab , K. Y.
Meld ea (lunavytvltla lajMViimlu
A Straw Hat !
The one thought which has
occurred to-dav to every man
and boy in New'York City! De
manded by health and com
fort, looks and fashion. tVT
The quality . JAK1
HACKt1 straws wiu
be found the finest money can
produce. The very latest
styles from jjtl to $4.
All the Summer neceHHities in un
dorwpiir, hosiery, scarfs, etc., at both
CLOTHbS, rURNISHlrtGS, HATS, SHOES.
2 btores Brosdway corner Csnal Street.
' lirosdwsy below Chambers Street.
Three New Cil.e. of Sinsll-l'ox.
Three naw caaaa of amalbpoi wara raported to
tha Hoard ot Health thla moraine. Th. vletlma
ara allrhaal Slater, fortydhrea jrrara old, of 199
KlliiUlh alraat, Marr Ellis, all raara old, ot
194 Monroe atreet, and Joseph O'Connor, thra.
)ears old, of 273 VVeat One Hundred and Nlne-
teenth atraat Tbey vera remored to North
brother laland .
nnviil D. Field's Will Probated.
The wltnesaee lo lha will and codicil ot David
Dudley Field ere formally examined thla mora
ine and the will, which dlapoaed of hla taut.
almost entirely to hla daughter, Lady Muasrara,
aa admitted to probate. The executors. Juatle.
Htephen J Field of the United Blataa Supreme
Court and Dr Henry M Field, took tha oMn of
oOc. before Trobal. Clerk Waahbum,
Clerk Vowell Itemialns Oat.
Justice Bartlett, of Orooklm, to-day denied th.
writ of mandamna to compel Polio. Commteatoner
Walla, to relnatat. Stephen 11. r.w.ll property
clerk ef th. Folic Determent.
1 H I
OUTING GOODS I
Marked Down. ;
100 dozen Mcii'h PerA J M
Cttlo Neglige Shirts, two (Q0L "j
Hnpnr.ito colliirs, iind) fffj i
luik oiiITh nttiifhed, wereV vv 1H
150 do?; en Mcii'hJ n Aft IsH
French Bnlbriggnnf Kl Jijal
ShirtH and DntwiTH, re-f UJ mM
duced from 70c. e:ich. to) iftil
r,0 dozen I. & R. JIorA IB
loy'b English Dnlbrig-I 'Til
gan Shirts (long iind( $ i rj LjajB
luilf sleeveH) nnd Draw- I I I flsB
erw, with Htiliced neatH,( X I W i 'IH
reduced from $l.i()j M
each, to H
(500 doen Silk NeekA JB
wear, teekn, Iiowh, ties, ODG ill
nnd reveiriible four-iu-V it) 'jjklH
linnds, reduced fronn -'v nB
50c, to V
200 dozen jren'n fine ... 'm-l
gauge Cotton ITnlf-f A V WtM
Hose, fast black or tani X 1 ''Vi'l
sh tides, were 34c. pair, j nl'H
fiO dozen Men's fenth- f r fl fl JHfH
er - weight suspenders, s xl iSl'l
reduced from 50c. to ( Cl) fiTf J
10 dozen Men's) "iluf-SH
White Duck Tennisf Q D 01 !
Belts, reduced froraf 111) It ,
50c. to ) I
West 23d Street ,0
6th Ave. BaumannfV
Is Out with a Rattler ! iflft
Something to Wake Snakes and JunlftlAB'
Well, Really This Is Worth Havlnel nlftilHli
A Kpl ndid mlH
Of Five Piece, Fringed. Full Up -aH
holHtrrcd, for a More Song, I Saisl
No Common Suit, Remember, but ,
a lieLuty. ' H
And br tho wny you will flnd hrrr Xhm llBF
brut ami rlira.ic! Parlor Hiiiin In New UVfJ
Vork .llmlr with vnrv n id aluayi worth BHfil
the uiotiry. and mure. Perrai nrir de- vmn
partiiirnln addra lately uolnbly Cutlery llV
Silverware, HUliefM Lump, Kltrben and J
Iumidry ArtlrleH. Atnn the unualMtork of riaaaU
Kurnlturr, 1'nrprt. 'iirlalni, .Hattlnry r'aaaaal
lli'ddliitf Ifab) ('nrrlaaert, Plrtnre. i4laaafl
I'lncun, l.amM 'n Kimurts, iiut and Oil Aaaaal
Mtoirn, ItauurN, tVr. vwaaaal
CASH OR CREDIT. iOj
LUDWIG BAUH1ANN I COMP'f, 9
258, 260, 262 6th At, neir I7.b St. ; 1
Kait Side the Street, fie member. flH
Open Saturday Krenlngs until 9 o'clock, Wanl
.NOTK To Out-of-To-.n Uuyers liy lendlnf II l SH
renti tn umpn tu our Mill Order Department J kBH
for tbe New Illustrated Catalogue you will com fjCAH
Into poi? union of an expensively gotten up ana I -'H
i Inratuable work aa a book of reference when la I 9eBt
nead of Furniture or Household Ooode and caa I .H
procure anytlilng desired from ua In that way I I B
without the trouble and coat of a vlalt i nJ M
Great rare gten to parking and shipping. iiir snl
OVU TKK.UHi l I J jM
$1 iW per eek on.... ITS1!! HO per veek on..,,l20t 1 (jM
1 50 per v,erk on ...1001 3 oo per eek on...,, 1M ,t rnS
2 WO per week on . 160 3 SO per week on 99$ Ifj jB
Bargains . j I
In Furniture. I
W il 6 8 & ft
' rT - t-zJ ' 'Col J I ft.
TTI IB QUARTRKRD OAK SIDEBOARD.
WIT! I HtEX'II nRVELLED OLAtUi, AT 1 V
15,00 ONLY OIVEHOMlANIDEAOrilOW
VEIIY LOW KVEHYTIIINH IS HEI.LINO Olt (
OUR 1IABUAIN FI)Oa THEHE ARE ALSO I. V ftV
MORHIH C1IAIIIH IN FIGURED AND PLAIN aVJ
COllDUllOY AT 8)5, GOOD IIKDIIOOM SUIT ? JM
AT m.t AND FARLOR SUITS AT 910.00. UiftV
JtEMEMIlKn, Wit HAVE A FULL LINE OF . lftSJ
FUIINITU1US AT CORREHPONIJINOLY LOW Vftft
riUCI-H. WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF faftft
FUllNIBIUNO COUNTRY HOMES ANdZT JftSB
aUARANTKE ALL OUR WORK. Icl
DE GRAAF & TAYLORffl
47 & 49 West 14th StrlM
jpalaalfc i L i IH