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HTO-DAY IS THE TWENTORFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EVENING WORLD
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ji Facsimile of Part of First Pbge of the First Issue of The Evening World, Oct 10, 1887
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NEW YORK, MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1887.
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JACK RUSSETS MURDERER.
rOUCEAN H1.HN FACES A JTKI IS TUT:
a'ry f rk lletlg After MM tteale
Wlitrb Rrgas wtt Krlnfc. and nndcd
with Pl-iol Sbeta-T Br 014 Life
saver's I a-t Ushe Agalnel Death Cel.
fcll.n. -it a ka far ( ProeeretleB.
ridhn in on trial for hi
' lift in Tart II. of the
Court of General Res
ileus. On tha night of
Jan S be And two
shots from re.
volver at ('apt. Jock
Hussey, who had re
ceived medala for eav-
ins thirty-five human
livea. The lat ahot
entered Hussey's ab
domen aud nineteen
days afterward he died
In the Oouvernour
Capt. Hussey ws. in
his way, a famous mac,
and bad received much
honorable notice for
bia acta of courage.
When sober be was an
off-hand, rough old fal
low, but quite good-
featured. Bat when be-bad been drinking,
1m i morose.
On June 1 ha bad worked all day at Caalle
Carden. PoMceroaa Hahn, who wat a bar
tender prior to bia appointment on tha
force a year before, is a etalwart,
food-looking German young nan, with
a black mustache and ball aud
n w (
Hahn there. The dootor, an attendant and I
Mood by a bed on which Hussey waa laid,
an 1 I asked Hussey "
" One .moment!" intermpted Lawyer
nnwe. " I object, ftwith to make epre.
linilnary eiamlnntlon bere. Where Waa Hahn
whan you talked with Hutaey ?"
" He waa behind a acreec at tba foot of he
bed aud I aaked him to eome oat"
Then Mr Howe made the examination very
unique by running to on of the oourt.room
window, behind tha Jury-box, to aak
tf ' the tereen waa aa thiok or
thicker than the slatted blind. It having
hen settled to th satisfaction of Judge
Cowing that the aereen waa not heavy enough
to cut off the aound of the Sergeant's voice
from Hahn, he admitted the conversation
between the witness and Huaaey in which
Hussy said s policeman whoae name he did
ut know hid shot him, and then recognised
liahn, wbo caiuo from behind the aereen. aa
A reneee waa taken at thli point
niT REV. DECKER DEPOSED.
A rtmveh rnmmlitee Fie 4. at
Merles ta be True.
The Rev. R. n. Decker, tha etory of
crnnadcs in Greenport, L. I., followed him
to hia new charge, tha East Congregational
Church, Brooklyn, waa puldicly dropped
from tha church roll of membership vester-
The formal notice to the congregation de
claring that Mr. Decker ia no longer a mem
ber of tbe Congregational Church waa read
by Secretary Hartney, and briefly atated that
their late pastor bad been accused of (roes
improprietie by the publlo press, and thai
the Society bod appointed a committee to ex
amine into the truth of the allegation. The
Kcv. Mr. Decker had meanwhile tendered his
resignation aa pastor, which waa accepted by
the members of the church on an understand
in that, aa Mr. Decker had not been regu
lar It Installed, ho could not bo driven oat.
The resignation did not deter the Trustees
from panning their investigation Into the
alleged acts of indiscretion, however, and a
epccial committee was sent to Green point to
learn the truth regarding tha accusations
made against their former pastor.
It waa found that Mx, ieckT whll a
A CLUE F0.TIIE DETECTIVES.
LULU! HOTLF! ITSTFRIOrS MTRDER AT
wnsTaiAW. AI BF' ww-
What Btr. Wnea Caw Late One Night ta tha
agate aaju ef Weesstock, t een.-nte-sjaamnsj
ajaai te ea EvcbIb World
Itepansi TUT1'1"" Neilfle Mr. Mar
eae hjawe.sr ' rea Rlratery.
fjl'j tei Uvei am no nearer
F the aolntion of tha
II mvstej-iona cno of
lsjll LiUielloyle, who div
4-L V ' anneared from her
home in Webster,
Mass., on the night of
Bept L) than they
were wban, a few day
afterward, the body of
the unfortunate girl
wan found in ah old
I V. V 11. .kA
) road which leada from
Webstar to Oxford.
hsva worked long
and industriously to
find out where tha
girl met her death and
at whose hands all
without avail. The
slightest olews have
been eagerly grasped,
bat thus far none
Uts beam f rotfuL
Certain diatom res have come Into pews,
ston of Ta Irsirnes Would and have bean
given to the police which, it is thought, will
pest the prof authorities on tha right track
and enable aem to lift tha veil which now
all T I I
to nrint nnHl Mi I. iv
a . J w una as IUVIVUIUIV
Investigated. Wilson knows everybody
and . every team in and around Wood.
Mock, but these people nor the team he
had never seen before. My theory ia that,
Perh,p! the hotel, perhaps before they
reached tbe hotel, chloroform waa adminis.
tared to relieve the paina of tha poor girl, and
when it wna found that ahe waa dead tha
Krty drove hack to Webster and left tho
dy in the old oora.crib.
Prof. Woods, of Harvard College, has
stated that the girl waa killed by chloroform.
It is probable ahe had been using severe in
ternal medicines and the critical hour waa
MH fl h?d "B PartJ overtook Wilson.
ANoodatock.yon know, ia a quiet place and
such an Incident, occurrins- at the time it
did. was well calculated to mak'e an impres
sion on a man's mind. I did not have time to
get all the details in Mr. WUsons poasssaion,
but I propose to look into tha matter care
fully. Of oouree there may be no founda
tion for tha suspicion, but to my mind no
stronger clew has yet been presented.1'
an nrrxwrtOATio nrrxaATrva.
Two of Mr. Bo wen's listeners rere promi
nent Brooklyn physicians, both of whom ex
pressed themselves as convinced that an in
vestigation of Mr. Wilson's storv would
prove of great value in bringing to light the
Seraons who were concerned In causing the,
eath of pretty Mllte Hoyle. Scientifically
thn links in the chain of evidence were per
fect. Mr. Toff, who has followed tho case closely ,
thought the clew of great value and stated
that he intended to take measures to have it
THISTLE PREPARING TO SAIL AWAT.
Her stasias Mania Way far tho Basalter
Malls Mm War Over.
Preparations ara being made to-day by
Capt. Ban and the crew of tha Scotch cutter
Thietle to get their pet ready for aea and tha
return voyage to Scotland. Tha racing rig
sails and spars Is being removed and stowed
away and will be replaced by tha jury-rig
with which the beauty was clothed when aha
sailed into New York harbor intent on wrest
ing a great-victory from the yacht sen an of
THE UNION SQUARE CLUBBING
CAPT. RHLLT8 D181UBSAL WILL Bl
W Cewev.lt With tba Pet tee
era Beflef at Pellee sadawarter that
Cast. ReUIy Will Nat Ba Trtea.
A&II yesterday when
ray reached hia desk
at Polio Head,
quarter ha was pre
pared to take prompt
action regarding. Oap.
Bailly'a charts on tha
Socialists at "their
Union Squar meeting
on Saturday night.
Hs said that he had
given tha master much
thought and had called
upon Capt Rellly for
foil and complete re
port of tb occurrence
and when ha had read
it ha would take ac
tio. He may refer
tha matter to thaPoUe
their action. The cus
tom governing trlsls of
polio captains is for
the Commissioners to
formulate tha charges' subject to the
advice of tha Corporation Counsel, af.
tor which tha Superintendent Is con.
nlit and & am te at for trial.
All tha inspectors of police, Including Henry
V. 8teers. who ia In command of the . Nine.
uth Praeln.-L ra at hmulnuartera IferT
Introducing a Lottf-Fett " Want."
BBOOtWAT FREE A0AT5.
Tae raasaas Ceaarerflrlter aad Warner Ka
laased Fraea Mac Blag.
ILLIAM E. BROCK
WAY, tba well-known
bond forger and coun
terfeiter, who, since
March 5. ISM, ha been
serving a sentence In
Sing Sing for forgery
in the second degree
will be a free man
Of his imprisonment we fire year, but ha
has only served three years and seven
months, the remaining seventeen months
THE DEMOCRATS W1JL WIN.
00T. BILL BACK AT ATBANT AND COHTT.
DENT OP VICTOR! IN KOTEaTRKW.
Ita Panaere Ceaaet e Heea1 winked fey tk
lUsnkMeane-Tliey Raatala Ula Tata as
the Crasfev BUI Ne Optnten ta OfTev
Ceaeevwtn Mr. Cleveland'e rhaaees In
188 I.aber Wenia Practical Itlcnaaree.
(srscriL vo tb mi woslo.1
A i. bant, N. Y., Oct. 10.-OOV. Hill wag
found at tbe Exocutive Mansion this morn,
ing, having just returned from his but count
fair this year. He eaid he had brushed the
hayseed out of his hair and the country eoil
from hie ahoee, and was now ready to resume
" Did yon enjoy year visits to the eownty
fairs this year ?" aaked Tn Evwwnro Worts
The Governor replied: " Tea, immensely.
On sees a great deal of human nature at
county falc While there are many jealonaie,
and rivalries usually developed, neverthe-
imm um lanum appear a iucii ub.
these annual gittherings, which are produc
tive of much benefit.. Everywhere there were
large audiences, in spits of much Inclement
weather, and the people seemed greatly in
terested in the addresses and especially in all
that was eaid pertaining to taxation. Tha
farmers, as a class, ara not making much
money, and are consequently deeply con.
remed In whatever affect them pecuniarily.
Henry Ocorge is evidently an in
teresting talker and is doing much
toward gettini; tba people to discuss ele.
mentary queationa, and whether they agree)
with him or not ho sste them to thinking.
The country is safe when the people besom
accustomed to think and reason for them,
selves, instead of scting from prejudice or
ignorance. It is, perhaps, better that thsy
rhould reason upon tho wrong side rathe1
than not to think at all."
i W NEW YORK WAS DOING
25 YEARS AGO, WHEN FIRST
EVENING WORLD APPEARED
Trial of a Policeman for Murder Was
; Beginning, a Progressive Party Was
Seeking Favor, Subway Problem
Was Bothering Administration
Notable Achievements of The Evening World
During Its Quarter Century of Existence
Ob Monday, Oct. 10, 1887, The Evening World made Its bow to New
atrk CUT. That waa twenty-five years ago to-day. The Evening World
" Bam grown Immensely in those twenty-five years, but It was the liveliest
lyuinalhrUc Infant In New York from the moment of Us birth, registering
circulation of 111,410 tb first day.
From the moment of It entry Into the dally life of New York The
I Bwenlng World has been the people'e mirror upon which Is flashed with
- photographic fidelity, for speedy transmission to Its hundreds of thousand
f readers, the diversified phases of life In this wonderful and ever enw
- dMy. While the newa of the world at large is never slighted and Is al
: ye accurately and fairly preaented, The Evening World Is essentially
aavwspaiMir "l " iwa aim inn Visitors Within Ollr gate.
or Aba Hummel, conducted tha deNnsa.
Harm waa acquitted tct. 14.
Jk As a reflection ef tha paaalnir show
a ef the metropolis, with all its llghta and
. ahedc.wt. The Evening World of Oct.
7 If, ltt7, furnishes an intereatlng com
' parlaou with the edition of The Kvrnlns
World on this, i:s twenty-fifth birthday.
The comparison ahnwa that tha whlrtt-
. gtf ' time h hb bmufcht about a jarlea
- if eventa atransely In BOBaWBaMt with
hanpenlnaa whlcli were Intervatlnn the
people of New Yurk a lu.irltr of a cen
TRIALS OF TWO POLICEMEN FOR
MURDER 26 YfcARS APART.
Quite an amailng coincidence la the
tact that Out 10, JM7, tha work of -
lectins a jury In the trial fur murder
of Policeman William Hahn waa com
pleted Hahu waa on trial for tha mur
der of Capt. Juek lluaaey, un employee
- of the Immigration Hra1u,uartera .
t'aatle 'iariten and a noted life aaver.
with a record of thlrty-tlve leicuea to
11. ....InflM.n.. -. a .-,V.-- I- i . . .
lulu. wa a ciean -ut young ufll-er it
- Qerman daoent. aa la WeuL Chariea
Beck'T T.'ie .hara tur "f the Shargef
2 agalnat 1 .11 and Keeker differs In .l.at
j; iahn waa accuaed of aeiual murder,
j while Ile.ker la accused of Instigating
- a murder.
J One June I, 18R7, llahn, who waa off
THERE WAB A PROGRESSIVE
PARTY IN 1887, TOO.
Another coincidence la the fact that
lu 1&7, aa in thli year of iirace. there
wsa a Wtate elec.lon v,lth three Parties
In the fleld-the Oemocratlc party, then
aa now In power and aeekln the in
doraement of the people, the ItepuUlloan
party and tin, Progriaalve Labor pari,
which cerreapomts lo the Prosreaalva or
Hull -Mooae party of thess ilmos.
OWM U. Hill waa the Uemoeratle
eandldato for re-election. Tha Evening
World celebrated Jt. Ilrat appearanoe by
Printing aa exciualve Interview with
' 't. Kill on tha laauea of tha oampalgn
Henry Jeora n zi
Piog.eaalva Labor par;y and aagjl,
date on the ticket for Secretary of
State. H. was aa Important a man in
U pronreaalve movement of twenty.
ive rears .., . Taeodore itoo.eveit
la la the pro.reaa.va inovanieat of 11J
Moth .he Progrsa.lv, , th( b.
Lean Heketi were awaniped by the
Uemocracy In the election ' m;
on Oet It, mb, tho Um oommltle
of ,h '' fl M Labor part,
eirted a co nplamt to Polios "iptrlnt
dnt Murray eharglng Pollcs CuptaJn
Oet 10, laW. Th Kventng World In this year aoMeved a circulation
of KM, 10, which wajgM wily Nov. 0, the day after election.
During tMe natal year The Kvenlng World achieved these triumphs
hs the Una of aubat service: Discovered the fact, overlooked for thirty
years that Stuyvesut Park was not a rich man's front-door yard, but a
Ftougfkt for a Saturday helf-b1tday.
Saved an Issioeast man named Frederick Witter from being railroaded
Originated, urgai and eeeured the paasasre of the Free Leotur Mil.
Opened war on tba policy ring, and convicted five policy men.
Conunlasloned ephvalctan t treai bahlea free durlrur hot months.
Many new beak were eecurod. Including firm newa on the KtlraJn
ButUvsui ftghL the L'akin Square Ttieatre fire, the Whltechapel murder,
the Duke of Marlboroujrh'a marriage, the great Foster forgeries, ttie sen
aatlonaJ Schofleld-Uatch etory, and others.
Among the nonl and entertaining features Introduced by The Eve
ning World were ae Joke Contest with Dill Nye as Judge, the word
bulldlng tournament; tbe cold weather prise guexglng contest; the police
cafitalna ssrtes; tin ttercoptlron, the school chlldren'a roll of merit; the
telephone talks, an the discuasSona 'Is Marriage a Failure?" and '
Tou Were a MUlkeslrs."
High-water mark la circulation for trie t-econd year was 4M.9M copies
aM July a, ths average for the last three months of 1SS being 104,121 per
It notable acajtvements tn behalf ef the public welfare Included
Establishment f tha free oorpa of thirty-five physicians for the sick
ahles of the teneaerru.
The ratals of the Christmas Trss Fund through which 80,000 poor
children received holiday girt..
Rescue of ohlMrsn Illegally avparatrd from parents. '
Aootlshment of the bobtail care one horse surface can without a con
lMO-.Repel of unt law vehlch allowed the commitment of children to
charitable Institutions without the proceedings being reviewed by n higher
The psewage ef a law for women factory inspectors.
1191 The Bvenlng Wong in flghttn for local reforms forced:
The Hghtlng af Kant River at night.
The opening at Central Purk lake to skaters at night
The upentog sf public aabool donra to pupils at AM.
Free evsalng laoturee In the public eohools.
The better lighting, and ventilating of railroad tunnela In the State.
1B2 The Evening Worn axpnaed the practice of the Boeton poor-houea of
flclals, who wer ihlpr.ng their paupera to New York. Carried forward
Its Ohristmaa Tree Fund for poor children and free examination of poor
1803 The Evening World started relief for the suffering poor tn winter months
through which much charity waa wisely distributed.
Newe beats scored this year Included first newa on the sinking of the
British warship Victoria.
One unique ph. me .if Journalism waa originated thla year, namely, the
printing of colored edltlona npproprate to the day celebrated. On July
4 The evening edition appeared In red, white and blue, on St. Patrlck'a
Day In green and on Meniorla1 Day In blue. Thla novelty Idea has had a
1894 When the Brooklyn Tabernacle lajrned on a Sunday The Evening World
had an extra on the atreet beflire the firemen had aubdued the flames, and
first newa of the atahblnf; of President Badl-i arnot of France reached
the public In a similar extra.
Thla year 7n.0O0 worth of the very beat foodatuffa waa distributed
among the poor during two very distressing winter months, and 125,000
waa raised for the Sick Babies' Fund.
1898 Sick Baby Fund totalled IK, 000 and carried health and comfort to thou-
.-IllMf ... 1,A.W .. l.t. 1 .
duty and had been attending the annual I .... a. ., ... 11 "r"iai
. , " '' men had . hi-d
anllaamen'a nil nlc -an inat tutinn m . ... wurgea
ra mile Huaaey murder waa drinking In
aur-voy a aaioon ai jaceion anu 1 hetry
ot Mil. aey in
the sbdomen, csurlng wounda from th
s eKects of which Huaaey died In Oouvar-
aeajr Iloapltal June 11.
SHaha was proaecuted by John R. Fal
tews, .hen Dtstrl-t-Attornsy. I Counaelor
TL streeta with Huaaey and others.
'" Bute arose and Hahn ahot llus
iteari ;crg m.ri ., ,ul,.. ,.,,h
H... lallt, and Kallly waa a.vul of
siuaeiag Inoff eoslve rittasris. Ths
charges ware not intertatasd. The
Agttt-Povsrt 1.. lety sai holding a lair
in sfadieog fajuM Qgj-oan,
SUBWAYS BOTHERED MAYOR
HEWITT IN 1887.
Abr.ii M. MBayttf VM yor of N,w
rk asa Th tlvuning We14 was
bom. The subway proWem was bothe--Ing
the Mayor and huesblnet. Oct 10
ths Mayor lletsnsd to eomulalnta from
peraons who did not want the street,
disturbed by the digging 0f the subway.
It waa many yers btfore ths a:tusl
work of subway construction was be
gun, and then the rfits were torn
Richard Oroaver, "ugh J Oram ant
Uourlea Ookren " the moving
power In Tamroaoy Hall. The Coant)
Uemocracy. UdC Ui lea-lerahlp of
Heary D. Purrey, w In Its prim., and
the lrvkag MsJI DMniBatl waa M lis
last ISgS whsn Ths E'SW:,, Wurld came
The Detroit team, champions it tho
National laesvgus. the Ht. l.oUls
team, champion of 'as American sso
olatlon. played tB warning gWno of a
arrlss for the h"B-""hlp of the
world oa Oet. . ,!"r- Tha game was
played In Ht. Us nj Ht. L,u!, wor
The attendance v.n shout 7,0uu. Among
th player Wft-cVpated In mis
game wer Ohstsel" snJ Bennett, bit
fery for Itiii; ""thr. q .
oiu, battery f"" Loa.s nr
Couasksy. Rlonsrd.o ,low,
Iatham. Olea. and Fouls -
all of them piar- w
... .. ...tort ago. wno,
of old-time f""
olavers of to-df
the city to the aea." a nickel fare to Coney Island. This has been real
ised In the transit contract for th future, and the B. R. T. now carries
passenger to Sheepshenil Hay for one fare.
1909 Tne Evening World exposed the abuses 0f the police maglstratea' courts.
Among ether campaign It waged were n fight agallMt the Illegal una
and sale of cocaln. a campaign for more city-owned Rubwny and agalnat
a private-owned transit ayatem and a complete exponuro of the enor
mously wasteful features of the building of the GhtaMM water system.
First new on th "Hocking ngrocmcnt" was given by publication of
it terms In The Kvenlng World. This resulted In drastic refoi'ma on the
New Tort Stock Kxetang.
igioThrouKri".it the year Tne Evening World poured hot ahot Into the
obstructive tactics of the traction companies and urged the building of
A "auocess" series ran In The Evening World, among It contributor
being John D. Rockefeller, Chnrlea M. Schwab, James J. Hill, Fred Un
derwood and others.
Ths Evening World also threw light on methods of th conduit
companies, g-oaa frauds being exposed In their dealings with the city,
A campaign for moral moving picture Wag carried forward.
10-11 Argu-eyed for newa and generally flrt on th Mreet with detail of
important happening, The Evening World acored many notable news
beat this year. It fought the giving away of prtceles franchises to
tha traction companies for nothing, and It Inalatance upon city-owned
aubwny I largely responlble for the "recapture claue" in th final
agreement reached with the traction cnmiMnlc.
Fourteen Oovernors of State. n Ih invitation of The Evening World,
visited tie enlarged Pulltser Building.
The Kvenlng World flrt proponed the purchase of Dreamland Park
for an adjunct to th city-owned Soa 'ld !' irk. and It won out In a long
fight to give the people free access to the 1 each at Ooney Ialand.
It also advocated a munlcapl bathhouse at rnney Ialand and fought
the private bathhouse crowd so vigorously that the city finally built and
opened the fine bathing pavilion which paid the Interest on lis coat last
aummer and gave poor people a ctenn and cheap placo for ea bathing.
The Evening World also carried on a Ight against extortionate taxi
1912 The Evening World ofTered many Interesting feature to the business
men. tho aportlng man, the literary man. the housewife, the politician
and the student.
It new servioe, through numerous regular edition and
extra, ho generally proved to be flrat and waa alway reliable.
(Troui the Brooklyn Eagle To-Day.)
One who observed the launching of the Sunday World, In the Manton Marble
regime of "so many year ago." la a little startled hy the fact that The Evening
World celebrate to-day the twenty-llfth anniversary of :tsolf under the PulHasr
transformation of the entire plant. The Eagle as a veteran representative of
In thla ona evening Journalism extenda to Its relatively young friend congratulations end
I boat wlssiea. wnai ia iirunu mur, upninn ami inciting anion r the eveniaar
a triumphal trip 1 Europe. II was cn
that date the Idol of th pugilistic fans
of the country.
They wer racing In those times. Oct
if, ls7, a meet wai held at the tare-
- ack at Ollfton, N. J. A big cimw.1
attonded and much money was wagured
on live race. Th fir u edition of Th
Evening WonlJ published the en trie
for the next day a racing at faVMti
The Evening World published a so
ciety column In its fleet edition, but
few of the names mentioned llguie
prominently In the new of the day.
The most Interesting society Item was
the now that Pierre Lorlllard had sold
his home at Thhty-funth strict and
Madison avenuo for f 110,000.
Kvenlng World rSOUrtOTI on Oet. 10,
IgCf, furnlahed the rolica authorities of
Massachusetts valuable cluss In Ihe
case of the mysierloua murder of I.lllv
lluyle of Webster, tn that State, 'the
Evening World hlsa, en Its first I i) of
activity, began an Invtstlgation w.ncn
Utor led to th clearing up of sjvwr.il
rnygterlSi which had leng beea baffling
Wllitam E. Brockway. ths counter
fe.ler and ln.nl forger, waa released
I fcrni S.n Sing twe:ity-(lve yea.- bgo
1 la-das after sor.'lng a long term, mil
; t veut waa cr.naMltred of aufBclent
1 imoortance to Ju.tily a position u.i the
the lulcm.11: hw.nl nme. A okalktraBtS of Brockway
w at goad gj the Illustrated Ihe story.
fw.-ntv-flvs years ago 10-uay i n
Till Ml- WOOl , I
The Christmas Tree Fund provided gifts for CO.OOO children.
Ou liners provided on the Float in Playground during the hot aummer for
more than 14,000 mothers and little children.
1897 Physicians from The Evening World visited 177,072 poor families and
ministered to 23,0KS alck children, msny of whom were visited from three
to thirty times. Relief In the way of food, clothing, coal and payment of
rent was given to 2,300 famlUos.
1898 The Evening World secured the establishment of roof-garden play
grounds on the tops of aohool buildings, and arranged for the opening of
playgrounds and playrooms of the school structures during the vacation
period. Advocated vacation schools.
1g90The Everting World secured the opening of two new recreation piers,
making eleven 1n all, also the adoption of the boys' dub Idea In connec
tion with th public schools. Started the fight against the soft eoal
nulssnce and secured Indictments against many violators of th law.
Celebrated Dewey's return home by a special edition in colors.
1900 The Evening World exposed the stupendous swindling scheme of the
Franklin Syndicate, and brought about the arreat of 630 per cent. Miller.
1901The Evening World fought for and secured:
The establishment of a unimren s (Jourt.
. Free lectures system connected with the public schools
year attended by 3.V.s persona.
1902 Seaside Park, New York's nrst ocean park, was established July 1 of journal of its class me ravening wortt win exemplify in the future as in
this year, as the reault of a long and hard ngnt conducted in The Eve- past, and it will do so with tn.- t.agie a assurance of regard and respect
nlng World. It cost only 160,000, and It Is the best 160,000 worth the city 1 - - -. .
has within Its boundaries.
19Q3 The Kvenlng World took up the cry "To Harlem In Fifteen Minutes,"
which was tha slog-en that culminated In ties, present subway.
1004 The Evening World exposed the Dodge-Morse divorce scandal, one of it
alert court reportera discovering the Identity of the principals, one of
whom was the then powerful Chariea W. Mora. This upheaval did much
to rmedy the divorce law throughout ths country.
1909 The Evening World fought for and put through one of the flnt part
way In th world the transformation or seventh avenue aoova uemrai
Park Into a fine shaded boulevard and parkway, tretchlng two and one
quarter miles up.
The Speedway owe Hs existence to a campaign carried on In The Eve
Free nubile baths were established throughout the city.
Fight for municipal ferry culminated In the Installation of ths city's 1
ferry srvlc to 8taten Island. I
, one Th big flgrt for cheaper ires which culminated In a reduotlon In Its:
price to the consumer from 11 per thousand feet to 0 cant waa begun
In The Evening World. The Ha Consumers' League waa organised by
Th Kvenlng World, with a representative of a central legal committee
1n everv Assembly district. Hundreds of thousands of consumer Joined
the league, and after a long, hard light victory crowned the efforts of
The Kvenlng World also showed up the unclean condition In many
of the 2 ") bakeshops In the city.
Ths lights on Clarcmont viaduct are due t0 a crusads In The Evening
-bat The Evening World thrw a bombshell Into the ranks of ths traction
and a ginmr" "r" "
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SuUlvpn us t lit- champion. , 1 Anting World iiirrleil a atory about
... from Hi.. Mt..,i, .1 .. .,r t l.aatatrv. then kni-wn
of ta-dMv 11,. 1 , k.. "j,i-v law." isiiardln liar
lad suiii tM I torucoBiiig muc g Us United llgt.
magnates whn It exrluelvcly told how Anthony N. Brady had sold a
"paper railroad," th Wall and Cortland! Htrset snd Fcnlea. to th
Metropolitan Company for IU4S.O00.
This forced Hrsdy to take the stand before the Public Service Com
mlaalon and adn.lt that thla fund was a private rake off and that ha had
rebated the full amount to Messrs. Ryan. Dolan.Elklns, Whitney and
Wldener, I hi .Metropolitan Insiders.
One of the mot Important of the public eervlres of Th Kvenlng
World was It exposure of brutalities practiced upon helpless insane
patlenta on Ward'a Ialand.
i0,Ths Evening World Inaugurated its grsat right for "A av ceat ear front
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