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SCHLEY INQUIRY TO GO OX.
OPKXIXG SESSION ON THURSDAY—CAP
TAIN COOK TO BE FIRST WITNESS.
Washington. Sept. 9. — Two members of the
Pchley Court of Inquiry were at the Navy De
partment this morning, namely. Admiral Dewey.
the president of the court, i and Admiral Ben
ham. Admiral How-iron has not yet come to
Washington. Admiral Dewey wag In conference
with Judge Advocate Lemly for some time re
specting the arrangements which Captain Lemly
hap made for the seating- of the press represen
tatives and spectators in the court room, and as
to other details. V, '"
Unless the President'^ condition should change
materially for the worse the court will meet on
Thursday next, exactly as ordered in the pre
cept, and the inquiry will begin at once. \] It
had been supposed that several days would be
consumed in organizing the court and In dila
tory adjournments pending ! ,the beginning of
the real work of the inquiry. The determination
of the court, however, Is to setle down to work
immediately. If objection is made to any mem
ber of the court, that objection probably will be
disposed of by the court itself in short order.
It certainly will not be allowed to delay the
beginning of the inquiry many hours, much less
days, according to the present temper of the
court.
During the conference between Admiral
Dewey, president of the Schley. court, and Cap
tain I>>m!y. jud^e advocate of the court, at the
Navy Department. to-day, it was arranged that
the sessions of the court after Thursday, when
the court ••>•• assembles at 1 o'clock, should be
held daily from 10 to 12. o'clock. and from 1 to 3
o'clock, or thereabouts. The court will-sit con
tinuously from day to day, Sundays excepted,
until the investigation is concluded."/' v-.
Another officer cf the court was created to
day by an order detailing Captain Henry W.
Carpenter, of the Marine Corps, to duty as
provost marshal of the court, to preserve order
and decorum. He will also exercise immediate
command over the small squad of marines, de
tailed to various duties in and about the court
room. . ' . .
Among the witnesses examined by the Judge
Advocate General to-day was .'"Commander
Schroeder, Naval Governor of Guam, who was
executive officer of the battleship Massachusetts
la the West Indian campaign,, but was not
present, at the battle, of Santiago.- Other pros
pective witnesses who reported at the Navy
Department are Commander Southerland, for
merly attached to the Gloucester, and Lieuten
ant-Commander Sears, Admiral Schley's flag
lieutenant. The latter Is on Admiral Schley's
list of witnesses. «>',*£." ""••..
Captain Francis A. Cook, who commanded
Admiral Schley's flagship, the Brooklyn, in the
Santiago campaign, and -Lieutenant-Command
er Sears spent practically the entire day in close
consultation with Admiral Schley's counsel. It
If understood that Captain Cook will be the first
witness to take the stand for Admiral Schley.
Buffalo. Sept. o.— Acting Secretary Hackett of
the Xavy ha« been pressing Attorney-General
Knox both hy telegraph and letter to appoint
one of the assistant attorney-generals to assist
Captain Lemly. the judge-advocate of the Schley
court of inquiry, in the conduct of the case be
fore th»» court; but the Attorney-General has
declined to take a step which he believes would
look like government prosecution of the officer
on trial.
The government, in his opinion, should have
no part in the trial. It is an inquiry under the
Navy Department, made at the request of Ad
miral Schley, and the government has nothing
to do with it. The President himself recom
mended Admiral Schley for promotion, and now
for the Department of Justice to detail an officer
under it to assist in the conduct of the case
would inevitably be construed as a desire on the
part of the administration to convict that of
ficer.
The AttorneyTGeneral was sustained in his
position by all the members of the Cabinet
whom he consulted. The whole question was
gone over carefully at a meeting held in the
Glenny house, adjoining the Milburn residence,
yesterday. Attorney-General Knox telegraphed
his decision to Acting Secretary Hackett yester
day. ':¦:>-
CABKEOtE APPROY/s THE COWTBACTB.
THE CITT CAN NOW ACQUIRE RITES FOR HIS
GIFTS OF LIBRA
Controller Colpr, who recently gent a letter to
Andrew Carnegie at Sklbo Castle, asking him to
agree to the formal contracts for his gift, received
lh*- following answer yesterday:
Yours at July 30 received. I have much pleasure
In Inclosing the two contracts approved. I am
quite sure that the authorities will take the wisest
possible action in all cases.
The city can now acquire sites for the libraries.
TO CELEBRATE DR. MQTAXX'S BIRTIinAY.
An entertainment and reception, in commemora
tion of the birthday of Dr. McGlynn, will be held
In the Murray Hill Lyceum. East Thirty-fourth
ft near Third-aye.. Friday evening. September 27
rn-re will be an address by Ernest H. Crosby!
TiHM.T" - Ve , w York letter Carriers' Band and
'Bhe A.'B C
of the
In-er-feal *Pa.cKp.ge
An invention for preserving the goodness of
delicate baking in all kinds of stores; in any
kind of weather.
Biscuit sold in Iri-er-seal Packages are always
fresh and full of flavor, no matter when or
where you buy them. : . . ¦ .^
Controlled exclusively by the National Biscuit
Company. Its use insures the quality of
Soda. Milk, Graham, Oatmeal, Butter/Thin
and Saltine Biscuit, Vanilla and; Banquet
Wafers, Ginger .Snaps, Sultana Fruit and
2&K Sea Foam. ,' : . . : v ;
RCX DOWX BY RVSAVTAY HORSE.
TWO SIXTH-AVK. PEDESTRIANS SLIGHTLY
INJVRKD-CAK STOPS ANIMALS FLIGHT
With Sixth-aye. crowded there war a runaway
early last evening which resulted in injuries to
two persons, damage to an electric car and In
jury to the horse.
The animal, attached to a wagon belonging to
a Pixth-ave. department store,, which was being
loaded for the last delivery of the da>, took
fright, and, turning swiftly, dashed down the
avenue, avoiding all obstructions until it reached
Eighth-st. There Robert Johnson, of No. 188
West One-hundred-and-fourth-s»t., was knocked
down, and his right shoulder dislocated. An
ambulance was called from St. Vincent's Hos
pital, and Dr. Kerwln took Johnson there.
At Waverley Place a young woman of the same
name as the ambulance surgeon who had at
tended Johnson was run Into and thrown to
the ground. She was Miss Magpie Kerwin, of
No. ."12 Atlantlc-ave., Brooklyn. Her right arm
and back were hurt. After she had been at
tended to In a drug store she went home.
The runaway horse did not BOOM to a stop
until he crashed Into a car at Fourth-st.
THIS MARE HAS QOLDEN TEETH.
ELEVEN INCISORS OF MRS. JEFFERSON
SELIGMAN'S FAVORITE SADDLE HORSE
FILLED— COCAINE ADMINISTERED.
. The task of filling eleven . teeth of a horse
•with gold and silver was finished yesterday.
The horse was Anna, a sorrel mare, owned by
Jefferson Seligman, the banker. Anna is Mrs.
Seligman's favorite saddle | horse. • Mr. Seligman
and' his family are. at Long Branch. Anna is a
handsome animal, and has taken first prize for
saddle j horses In the Madison Square Garden
horse show. She had not eaten for three weeks.
The veterinary surgeon who- examined her
found .that eleven of the mare's teeth— five
upper Incisors and six lower ones— were un
sound.- He took a number of large drills,
several other instruments . and ; several ham
mers, with, a quantity of gold, and silver.- to
Long Branch, and began the operation of clean
ing out the cavities and "filling them. _ -
The mare's teeth were in need of a good deal
of drilling. Cocaine was administered to her.
Her legs were not tied, -and she stood during
the entire operation. Two cavities were filled
with gold/sufficient to fill ten teeth for a man.
A proportionate quantity of silver was put in
the other nine teeth. 4 , -;. v ," ;
TMTUTSB MS OHV XT TO EMPLOYER.
UNDERTAKER'S, ASSISTANT PLACED DEAD INFANT.
IN COFFIN CONTAINING ANOTHER BODY.
' Edward Bowe'n. the undertaker's assistant' who
some time ago accused his employer, Samuel J.
Lucklngs, of No. Sol Amsterdam-aye., of bury
ing the bodies," of Infants under the. pillows
of caskets containing other bodies, was sen
tenced in the Court of Special Sessions yester
day to thirty days In the penitentiary for assault
ing Ida Graham. At the time Bowen told his story
a grave was dug up in the Lutheran Cemetery,
Long Island, and a body removed from a casket.
An Infant was found under the pillow. This was
thought to be a corroboratlon of Bowen's state
ment. Assistant District Attorney Cowan said that
he found that Bowen had lied. Bowen himself put
the Infant's body under the pillow, and when
Lucking refused to aid him in the assault case
he put the odium on his employer. Mr. Cowan said
he would proceed against Bowen for wilfully neg
lecting to disclose deaths in accordance with law.
OFFER EOli MESTERX MARYLAND.
MAYOR OF BALTIMORE RECEIVES PROPOSITION TO
PAY $8,000,000.
Baltimore. Sept. 9 (Special).— Mayor Hayes ad
mitted to-day that he had received a definite propo
sition for the purchase at J5.000.000 of Baltimore
City's controlling interest in the Western Mary
land Railroad. The indebtedness of the company to
the city, including deferred interest,' is J5.310.092 90.
The Mayor will not say who makes the offer, but It
is believed to be a syndicate in which New-York
capitalists and the Canton company, of this city,
are acting for the Reading Railroad. The Western
Maryland owns valuable franchises for lines to
tidewater, and the Canton Company owns water
front adjoining the piers and elevators of the Penn
sylvania Railroad Company. The Pennsylvania
now controls the elevators and piers on both sides of
of the harbor by its control of -the Baltimore and
Ohio properties. Under' the proposed plan the Mor
gan-Reading interests would secure a tidewater out
let at Baltimore. Mayor Hayes advocates the sale
of the Western Maryland to parties not interested
in the Baltimore and Ohio-Pennsylvania combina
tion. :.-- .. .'.¦¦:•."-^r ••:>¦¦!:
THE KEY. E. F. FLATTERY DEAD.
HE WAS STRICKEN WITH PARALYSIS IN HIS
-
CHLTtCH ON SUNDAY.
The Rev. Edward F. Slattery, of the Roman Cath
olic Church of St. Catherine of Genoa, at Amster
dam-aye. and One-hundred-and-flfty-third-st., who
•was stricken with paralysis while conversing with
another priest in church on Sunday, as told in yes
terday's Tribune, died yesterday at the rectory, No.
50« West One-hundred-and-fifty-third-st.
The funeral will take place to-morrow. There
•will be services In St. Patrick's Cathedral. The
body will lie in state In the church in Amstf-rdam
ave. until the funeral. The burial will be in Ron
dout. where the family plot is situated. Father
Slattery leaves a mother and two sisters.
Look for this trade maik (icsign on
the erid-i of the package.
NEW- YORK DAILY TRI3U2JE. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 10. 1901.
STRIKE MUST GO ON.
AMALGAMATED EXKCITIVK BOARD AD
JOURNS WITHOUT EFFECTING
SETTLEMENT.
PittFburjr. Sept. 9 -The last effort to settle the
¦teal strike hns failed. The General Executive
Board Of the Amalgamated Association adjourned
without date this evening, and without accepting
any of the peace propositions, which have come
indirectly from the Cnlted States Steel Corpora
tion, aad without maktnK any counter propositions,
according to the official statement.
The xrmi-offir-liil report Is that the proposition
secured for the Amalgamated Association tafWßja
the intervention of the representative? of the Na
tional Civic Federation wa« unsatisfactory, and
that the entire matter of arranging for settle
ment was left with President Shaffer. The board
in its session of three days han been clumoriiiK
for a settl.m.nt. but satisfa?tory i.-rms and means
were not at hand, and the sessions resolved them
selves into an informal discussion of the situation.
At the close of the meettag of the national ex
ecutive board thir. evening President Shaffer de
clared that he had no statement to make, but SOB
se.juently said: »
"The board hus adjourned, and tbe out of town
members will probably start for their homes to
night. No peace proposition has been received and
none made."
Still later he added that no member of the board
would go to New-York in the night to submit a
peace propcpsition, saying that he would be at
headquarters as usual to-morrow.
The meettag sf the board did not adjourn In
higjl good fielinp. yet the members of the board
were averse to making- statements supplemental to
that of President Shaft'.r.
It was Stated by some of the memhers of the
board that the adjournment had left matters prac
tl.ally as they were before the meeting had been
called, and that the strike must go on as before,
leaving arrangements for a possible settlement
through a direct conference with the representa
tives of the United States Steel Corporation with
President Siuiffer.
To-day completed the first thirty days since the
Amerleaa Sheet Steel Company, the American Tin
Plate Company and the American Steel Hoop Com
pany began their attempt to stHrt the union plants
of the i-oimtry in the face of the Amalgamated As
sociation strike. Aside from the Clark plant sf the
Steel Hoop. Company and the Upper and Lower
I'nlon mlils of the Carnegie company, where th*
attempt to render the strike effective was never a
success, the three companies have In the month
succeeded In placing in operation seventy-six mills
In the union plants, single turn. Indications are
that the number will be doubled within the next
ten days, If the strike is not settled before that
time.
While the Tin Plate company has put up the most
aggrcpslve fight of the three, the Steel Hoop com
pany has been most Bill ( QSBftli in the Eastern dis
trict, and in the West the Sheet Steel Company h>is
met with the larprer success. With the results
known in these preliminary skirmishes at a few
chosen points all three companies have now pre
pared to carry the flpht into every union plant
without further Aelay, # £'
At McKeesport this evening the strikers, follow
ing up their advantage of the morning In keeping
the workmen from entering the National Tube.
Works gathered about the gates of the plant In
great Bombers aad warned the few men who came
nut not to return to work to-morrow mornlnjj. It
is generally believed the company will appeal to the
sheriff or "Governor within forty-eight hours for
protection
GREAT EXCITEMENT AT MKEKSPORT.
STRIKERS VIGILANT TO PrtKVEXT MEN
FROM RETURNING TO WORK— MAY
CALL IN SHERIFF.
Pittsburg, Sept. 9.— The strike situation in Mc-
Keesport reached an acute stage this morning, and
serious trouble was feared as a result of the efforts
of the striking tube workers 10 prevent men from
returning to work, as they did on Saturday. Thi
effort was almost perfectly successful, and whore
last week from eight hundred to one thousand men
went back into the mill, not more than a dozen
were able this morning to elude the multitude of
pickets and get back to their work. Then was
preat excitement in McKeesport this morning as a
result of this turning out of the strikers— more
than at any timo before.
Something over two thousand strikers congre
gated about the great plant of the National Tube
Company shortly after midnight, and remained
there until this morning, when the employed who
¦went to work last week reported for duty at 7
o'clock. Every approach to the mill was guarded
most vigilantly, ana around the main entrance
more than six hundred strikers and sympathizers
Kait.frcd. The streets adjacent to the mill were
crowded, and as men approached to go to work
they were met and turned back. Almost all of the
great force which returned, last week reported for
duty again, and there were many more who were
willing to go back, but they were met by the
pickets as they advanced near the rr.lll, and forced
to return home. Not over a dozer, escaped the
vigilance of the pickets and succeeded in getting
into the mill.
About fifty policemen were on duty about the
mill, but no arrests were made. As a result of the
disturbance this mor-ing the big tube mill is idle
and completely tied up. .lust what the National
Tube Company will do now Is a matter of con
jecture. It Is believed by many that an attempt
will be made to start the mill with imported men,
and that an appeal will be made to Sheriff McKin
ley for protection.
At the meetings of lodges of the Federation of
Labor in McKeesport yesterday tho question of re
turning to work In the tube mill was voted on. The
butt welders voted to return, but were prevented
from doing so this morning by the strikers, who
gathered about the mill. The employes of the- roll
ing mill of the National Tube Company voted to a
man not to return.
At Demmler a crowd of fully eight hundred strik
en gathered about the plant, and while they were
orderly, they refused to- obey the .orders of the
fifty deputy sheriffs on guard. Fewer workmen
reported from McKeesport than last week, though
more came by boat from Duquesne.
An the morning advanced the excitement in Mc-
Keesport increased, and by noon the streets were
crowded. A large crowd assembled around the.
railroad station, and carefully watched ull trains
for imported men. Strik>Ts In skiffs also patrolled
the river. Excitement has not been so tense since
the strike began, and the possibility trf trouble
seems to be gtcat.
At 2 o'clock i his afternoon McKeesport had fewer
strikers on the streets than this morning, the ma
jority of ih>- men who did picket work around the
tube works having gone home to sleep. They had
been up most of the night, anil the supposition
was that they were also preparing for a like vigil
to-night. Fully five hundred men remained about
the Baltimore and Ohio station, however, waiting
lor something to turn up. The specially deputized
citizen policemen patrolled the streets with a vig
ilant eye.
BUILDING MAY FALL.
!BT tnWlHra TO THK TRIBINE]
New-Orleans, Sept. '.).— A result of former
municipal corruption has borne fruit in New-
Orleans, for to-day the prison and court build
ing, constructed eight years ago at a cost of
(400^000, was declared In imminent danger of
general collapse, through gener.-il faulty and
cheap construction. Walls are cracking, arches
'¦rumbling, and the immense structure, one of
the most imposing In the city, is declared rotten
to the core. At the time It was built the job
caused impeachment proceedings to he brought
mtalngt Mayor Fitzpatrlck, but nothing was
proved. Thousands of persons are In the build
ing every day, and a frightful disaster is pre
dicted by the engineers, unless immediate pre
.autions are taken, demanding an urgency ex
penditure of $40,* i" 1
COTTOX PRODUCTION IX 1000.
. Washington. Sept. 9.— The Census Bureau to-day
Issued a preliminary statement of the cotton pro
duction of 1900 and also gave a statement compar
, Ing the production 'of that year with the. produc- |
I tion of ivy... The Btatement shows that in 1000 there
Wen . produced , 10,485,179 commercial bales, as j
I against 9,645,974 commercial bales In 1599. The
I showing by States is as foliows, in commercial !
, b;:'u .•< .
IWIO IHSMI
Alabnma ...'.'."... 1,(«i1.t17s . 1,10.3.0110 ¦
Aik.iniaa 82K.K20 . . Tint:,',
Florida .V\.fll>r, M.821
GccTKie. j ..1.270,.in7 1.208,8«!
Itwllßn- Territory IM>II4 1C0..121 |
K.ti. 151 • 121
lucky ...,; 133 h4 [
I.uul-lana 714.07.1 7(>S..ViK •
UUnUslppl • .¦.1.0.">5,»«S .1.204.048
' Ml.-f.uii .....::..'..... ST.MM 111.377 !
North Carolina m* mi . 47:1.1:.;. ;
Oklahoma „...:,.......- llii.s7,'i .. S4,o;i,'i i
Boutta Carullna' 7HI..VS-.' 876.54S
¦ Tonn«»Ef<? ....'...................'. 227.H01 " '> 218.173
1 ]>»«!( '.. '. B.US,Mt ¦ ;:.tir>>i..->ri.-i ¦
! I'tah 31, — _
; Vlrßlnla 11,833; U. 2.'10
The increase In the 1900 crop fiver that of lgS9 was
I 840, commercial tal«-H, being 777. tquhaUnt 600 ,
J pound bales. ]
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NIGH SHERIFF ASTOUNDED.
THE LONDON OFFICIAL. HERE ON HIS
WAY HOMK. SAYS ENGLAND IS
ANGRY AT ANARCHISM.
Joseph Lawrence, High Sheriff .if London, and
r. w. Wallace reached this city from Buffalo
yesterday, on their way to England, where Mr.
Lawrence is to take part in the Alfred Millen
ary. Mr. Lawrence and Mr. Wallace have been
inspecting electrical plants In this country, as
they have large electrical interests in England.
They were in Buffalo when the President was
shot.
Mr. Wallace gfji iast night that when they
left Buffalo there was ajbasWgtl confidence th*-re
that the President would live. "We were both
greatly shocked at the attempt to kill President
McKlnley." he added, "as, indeed, all English
men were."
-What sane man could shoot President Mc-
Kinley with the idea of bettering the world or
increasing liberty? Such crimes rabOWftd
against the perpetrators and make the lines
drawn about them m<>r<> strirt. instea.il of more
lenient.
•¦All Englishmen join in denouncing the crime.
Their sympathies are wholly with the Presi
dent. I do not think I shall be going beyond
my province If 1 say for England that, as a re
sult of this attempted assassination, we f«el g
deep anger against anarchism and anarchists.
•'From the r°porH we received before leaving
Buffalo, I have not the least doubt that Presi
dent McKlnley •rfß live. The confidence in his
recovery is absolute there. He will live."
JEROME LEADS RAID.
DETECTIVE DILLON SAYS GAMBLERS DREW
PISTOLS— FIVE ARRESTS.
Justice Jerome, Assistant District Attorney Gar
van and Frank Moss, accompanied by detectives
from the Society for the Prevention of Crime, last
night took up raiding In the Fifteenth Precinct
(Captain Diamond's district) and descended on an
alleged gambling house at No. 207^ East Nlnth-9t.
Five prisoners were made, four on warrants Is
sued by Justice Jerome, and the fifth on suspicion
of being implicated In the management of the
house. The prisoners were locked up in the Flfth
st. station, vp/h.-re they described themselves as
John S. Crulso, of No. 238 West Twenty-fifth-st.:
"King" Elliot, of No. 132 West Twenty-fourth-st.;
John Wilson. No. 128 West Thlrty-foufth-st.; Joseph
Harris, of No. 226 Pet Wild and Frank Martin,
of No. 25 East Thlrd-st. Martin was the one ar
rested without a warrant. The raiders found the
door barricaded, but used sledges and hammers.
There were about thirty men In the room. They
were allowed to go after the four "Elliots" had
been picked out by Detective Hammond, who was
also in the raiding party.
Detective Dillon said that when they entered the
1 place two men drew revolvers. He asserted that
the place was run by "Jim" Elliot, who formerly
kept places at Twelfth-st. and Fourth-aye. and
Elghth-ave. and Sixteenth-st.. Detective Dillon is
also authority for the statement that Frank Moss
had a narrow escape from an attack from two
men, who had been in the place when the raid
¦ was made. Moss, he said, stayed behind at the
station house, waiting until some of the gambling
tables and chips had been taken there. Then he
walked away. Behind him walked two men, who
were closely followed by a detective of the so
ciety, who saw one of the men raise his arm. as if
to strike MOSS. The detective rushed forward and
grasped the man's arm and hurled him to one side.
There was a complete gambling layout, he said,
and games were running when the detectives
entered the place. One hundred and four
dollars in cash was confiscated from the tables, with
some papers and books, and two patrol wagon loads
of paraphernalia, including some two bushels of
chips.
The prisoners will be arraigned to-day before
Justice Jerome, at Special Sessions.
MlItrHV MIST KF.VIEW KKVEHY.
THE RIGHT OF THE COMMISSIONER TO
DEHEGATE HIS TRIAL POWERS
ATTACKED.
Justice McAdam, in the Supreme Court, yes
terday granted a writ directing Police Com
missioner Murphy to review the case of Henry
Woodley. a policeman, who was dismissed from
the force recently. The writ was asked for on
the ground that the law did not give to the
Commissioner the right to delegate trial powers
to his subordinates. D?v?ry tried Woodley and
recommended his removal from the force.
DEVHHY RECEIVES A -FAKE- BOMB.
A small box. which was sent by mail to Deputy
Commissioner Devery at Police Headquarters yes
terday, was found to contain a powder of grayish
color and some ordinary parlor matches Bitted wim
it. There was no contrivance for exploding the
powder, if it could be exploded, and Devery said
he thought somebody had tried to scare him with a
"fake" bomb. The box and its contents were sent
to the Bureau of Combustibles for examination.
ANOTHER STAY FOR BISSERT.
Counsel for Blssert, the convicted police detective,
yesterday asked for a further stay, pending an ap
peal of the case. Justice Truax, in the Supreme
Court, granted a stny of thirty days, although As
sistant District Attorney Le Barbier opposed the
application on the ground that Hasten had had
ample time to sppeal.
DIES OX 818 BIRTHDAY.
HF.TIRKD BUSINESS MAN'S DEATH COMES ON HIS
EIGHTY-SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY.
John Belzer died at his home. No. C>l "West
Eighty-iiinth-st., yesterday, on the eighty-sev
enth anniversary of his birth. Mr. Belzt-r retired
from business a number of years ago. The
funeral will be held this evening at 8:30 o'clock.
TELEGRAPHIC XOTI S.
Dcs Molnes. lowa, Sept. 9.— Otis Green, twenty
seven years old. of Alhia. lowa, to-day shot and !
killed "his wife in one of the principal streetsof
this city, and then fatally woupded himself. The
tragedy grew out of a quarrel.
¦ New-Orleans, Sept. 9.— Fire last night in the j
wholesale district in Common-st., between Tschou
pilouas and Magazine st?., destroyed J. Monger ,
wholesale grocery and ship chandlery anil L. M. •
Pruns>wip & Co.'s chemical warehouse The loss '
will reach $200.000.. I
Geneva. Ohio. Sept. 9.— S. L. Hayt, of Cornlnp. '
X V.. arrived here to-day, and positively identified
the body found in the lake here yesterday as that j
of Dr. C. W. Hayt. Dr. Hayt was last seen about i
July 24. when he boarded a steamer at Cleveland
bound for Buffalo.
Cincinnati, Sept. The annual national conven
tion of the Independent Order of Red Men began I
here to-day. Delegates from all parts of the
United Stares were present, representing 115 tribes, |
Additional delegates to the number of twenty- (
eight represented the Daughters of Pocahontas. .
The annual conclave was regularly opened by Su- !
preme Chief Rumetrh, of San Francisco. Th_- nest j
of the day was spent in sightseeing.
Seattle, Wash.. Sept. 9.— Advices from Dawson I
state that a number of big robberies has been
carried on by thieve* on the gold producing creeks <
back of that city this month. They have com
mitted seven bis: theUs, taking in the aggregate j
more than $&,000. all save $500 being in gold dust
taken from the sluice boxes of big mines. ' The i
police have been unable so tar to accomplish any- j
thing. Nearly all of the robberies have been com- !
mitted at midnight, while the night crews of I
miners have been at their midnight meals. '
Wheeling, W. Va.. Sept. 9.— An engineer, was
killed, a fireman was fatally injured and half a
dozen passengers were out by broken glass in the
wreck to-day on the. Baltimore , and Ohio Rail
road at.-. Burton .Tunnel of the, through express.
There were six coaches in the. train, loaded with L
excursionists bound for. Cleveland to attend the
G. A. K. encampment. . A broken .¦ flange, pre
sumably, derailed the engine- and the three cars,
including the baggage car. The wreck took tire
and ull three cars. were destroyed, together with
thtlr contents. •
DON'T HURRY! J
Take tim« to see that
the label bears the M
signature in blue. M
Then you are
sure you have
comg^JD&ESract
NEW-JERSEY NEWS.
WE FttASKMX MVKPUY OtTlSfl.
ABOUT V FIVE HUNDRED PERSONS ATTEND THE
>• .'association's CELEBRATION at •::::;
' PLEASURE HAY.
The 'Franklin. Murphy /Association had an Ideal
day for Its outing yesterday. -'Over. five hundred go;
tickets for the occasion/ but many did not'partlci
pate owing to the murderous assault on President
McKinley. - ; The steamboat Pleasure Bay conveyed
the association from Jersey City to the Port-au-
Peck Hotel at .Pleasure Bay." Every part' of . the
State : was represented by prominent Republican*,
and the participants were a 'unit in their opinion
that • the standard bearer of the ' association* would
be the, next Republican nominee and next Governor
of New-Jersey. „ . ... .•--¦--.
Among those' present were Governor Voorhees,
United States Senator , Kean, Congressman .. R.
Wayne Parker. .Attorney-General Samuel 11. Grey.
Insurance Commissioner William Hettle. State Con
troller William S. Hancock, State Treasurer George
Swain, Chancery Clerk Kdward C. Stokes, Factory.
Inspector John Ward, Congressman Benjamin 1- .
Howell, Congressman John Gardner, Congressman
James- F. i - Stewart,- Secretary of Stat«j George
Wurts. Assistant Secretary of State N. 11. Rickey,
State School Superintendent C. J. Baxter, Senators
Mahlon Pitney, of Mcrris; Joseph Cross, of Union;
Theodore Strong, of Middlesex.-, and Robert Will
lams, of Passalc; ex-State Treasurer John J. Toftey,
Colonel Sheffield Phelps and .1. Hull Browning of
Tenafly; County Clerk Barker Gummere. of Mercer
County; Judge Henry M. Nevlns, of Monmouth;
Judge John A. Blair, of Hudson, and many others, s
nO.l/.t.V VARPESTERS HOUSE 111 L'\s.
Vineland. Sept. 9 (Special).— The home ut Mrs.
James McMahon, Vlneland's new woman 1 arpen
ter and builder, wad totally destroyed by tin ¦
terday. Mrs McMahon built her house from founda
tlon to roof, and when she saw her saadtwoak
vanish in flames her grief was great.
Mrs. McMahon la known as a man hater, and
would not allow one of the male sex on her prop
erty, but sbo welcomed the fire laddies v\:lh p :i
arms yesterday when her home was ablaze, it
was a two story frame building of several large
rooms and situated in a fashionable part of •
city. It is said that she will, with her own hands,
begin the erection of a mw house on the site si
the ruins.
"BMW BBIPBUILDIXG COMPAXY.
New-Brunswick, Sept. 9 (Special).— Articles of in
corporation of the Standard Shipbuilding Company
were filed to-day at the Middlesex County Clerk*!
office. In this city. The company will baUd Ships,
gasolene nr.d motor vehicles, construct rallroa ! \
tunnels, lighthouses. et>\ It has a. capit .1 of
$200,000.
MKCEtVER FOR A SILK VOMPAXY.
Paterass), Sept 5 iSpeciah.- -Vice -Chancellor Ste
venson to-day appointed Henry Doherty as re
rrlvr for the Smtth-Baini Silk Company, which
•pstaafS a plant in this city. The erolrors. 1:1
their p.-tltion. piBBS th.- liabilities at PMQt; and
the assets at $>S2.f«». Th*' value of the silk and
machinery is estimated at about $25,000. This
amount is reduced by advances of $11,000 made on
the machinery and stock. TTierc have also been
advances of fB.NI oa the •• tea of JJI.OOO held in
New York, so* that the outlook fcr the creditors
getting over X ¦ 'i.t- on the dollar is considered
slim. The corporators of the concern are Charles
F. Fcsscnden. Sydney Smith and William H. Balrd.
The company was formed about five years ago,
and at one time did a successful bOSSM
BiMl BTMiKMMS BTASD innf.
Paterson, Sept. 9 (Special).— The girl sinkers at
the Frank & Dugan silk mill held a mcc': |
day to vote on the question whether they should
give up the struggle and go b.-i'-k to work, now that
nearly all the mil's refuse to support them. It
was a stormy session. The general sentiment wan
that they would never return to the mill unless
they won the strike, no matter who desf rted them.
They had come out to help the men to win their
tU'ht, and now the men had gone back on them, as
they had often suspected they would, but they
would fight their own battle, and a suggestion was
made that they apply to the non-union mills for
support. This "was acted upon, and arrangements
to see the yenvers at several of the mills which
are not affiliated wirh the union were made. A
vote on the nuestion whether they should go bacK
to the mill showed 11 for and 59 against.
XEW POUBM CBUKCM nr.hICATED.
P,Tssaic, Sept. 9 (Special).— The new Polish Cath
olic Church, m Monroe-st., Passaic. was dedicated
yesterday by Bishop O'Connor, assisted i>y a num
ber of priests. A street parade, in which societies
from Newark, Boonton, Pi.ssaic, Paterson and
other cities took part, was one of the features of
the day. More than three thousand men were in
line The exercises were attended by six thousand
persons. The new building cost $50,000 and is one
of the finest in the State.
i.llH. TRIPLETS IX ELr/.ABETHPOi:!
Elizabethport. Sept. ? (Special).— The stork paid
a visit last evening to the home ot Mr. ainl Mrs.
Jacob Meter, N ¦>. 402 Dvtnjjstoat-st., Elizabeths >rt,
where three baby girls were presented to the
couple. The triplets are larsre. well formed ajul
healthy. The parents were overwhelmed with con
gratulations by their neighbors when th«» news be
came known They have two other chiMren. both
boys Mrs Meyer is twenty-nine and her husband
thirty-two years old. Mr. Meyer Is in the employ
of the Jersej Central railroad at Commun: •
offo_ f^4tm^rSfm
.Store vv ill close daily at 5 o'clock until September loth.
On ihdt Jjte u.Midl hours 01 Lu.sine.ss \» ill be re.sumeo.
In This China Sale
The Daintiness that All Tasteful Women love —
The Quality that World-Best Potteries Make—
The Low Prices that Wanamaker Distribution and Enterprise
, - * Compel
How splendidly this China movement has measured up to your expectations is
told most forcefully by the tons of China and Glass which our Public has. during
the past six selling days, drawn from the vast quantities which were assembled with
such care and skill. . . -"¦I"-.'- i^i,^ ...
Nowhere is there finer, more artistic China and Glass. Nowhere choicer pat
terns or greater variety. Nowhere later products from the best French, Austrian,
English and American potteries'. / .
This September collection leaves nothing desirable unprovided. It leaves Rather
taste nor need unsatisfied; yet the economies offered are almost marvelous.
And thereby is it distinguished as Wanamaker' s. l~^ ri
The power and prestige of this store in china buying need no argument beyond
these splendid stocks— these unmatchably low prices.
Yet perhaps the chicf est merit of this movement is its being timed for your
greatest occasion of need. . , V
;'!";'-; '!";'-' Exact information follows:: .
Fish and Game .Sets - .. / :
At $12.50. from $ISXO— Umoges (
Chin* FL«h Seta; 1". pieces fe»
•toon beaded gold edjre: solid ,
• pink bcrd»r overlaid with .gold j
fish centers. _^_
At #18.50. from 127.50—
Havlland Fish Bets; 13 pieces;
embossed edge heavily gilt;
maroon band with gold (Ulsree
» v work fish centers. '• .¦:', -<~- .'¦¦¦
: At • iZT'.ZM. . from ?4l>-<IW. \tMQ
land Fish Sets,' .l3 Wees: JwlW
green bonier ( »i ro ™2*" over
•S -laid with- flowerrf; flj*U'e»-ntf r».
" "At *X-Vti*m $T^Auitrl»:n China
•*" Gam* iJcretsv 13i't >i *wa;,;f''stion
vi *<tf;ei-*K<>lA ?»iw;4\'.wnH-r_ flower"'
•\ dec>ir»tion l ,'Jrsme c^altjr, f*.
/^flT.W.^frpra-.^SSKrThs'AlllvUantl
T'*t*.o.«m'6 ! J=Setß;'. 13 piece«>v 9»li>l
-^ .maroon -borilpr. with hearj-.goH
fj ? ¦ treatment. ' i^.,, gF ' '^. ( *~ J V,
Fancy China —
A new shipment. - Priced one
" third below reKular prices: and j
'¦¦ "contains' »¦•' large variety of l
:• •¦ pie<fs In,- beautiful flower -deco-.
rations on tinted jrrouniJsf |
heavily Kilt. in Ivtniisoroe fhare.
IMates. dinner »lie.'~s7 !'«n. ,
rf-KUlarly $12; breakr.ist size.
$ri dozen, resularly $10 tea
site, $4.SO"doSen,"reirularly'' %X
' ' bread-and-butter ¦ .flze.- -. 13,75
dozen, r-Kti!ur:< *»1 ••• r . - n
¦•lad Howls, -<! :¦ • each, i-ku ¦
l.i:!> $2.5(>.
i"hfHi.]»tr . Pots,' •- ea.-h. regu
larly »2.7.V . ;
CrucVcer Jar* »t TB ¦ each.* r.ru
!»rly $2.75. Teapots.- ?l re«u
. larly *1 « ¦ • . •.. - ...
. Sugtir* anil i 'reams fI.SO pair,
. regularly ?2.r>o. .. . ; .' r; -
; Celery Trays," SI each," regularly •
: • ll.Wi «¦••';..• .<•» «-'t a <•.* J-
'" Chop " Dlfhcs, $1 .¦«< ; each. »• re|{U
•'¦-.- Urly $B..V>, ¦;C>»ki» Plate*, $1 ,
•¦*:.- .each. :re«ul»rly $1,M,,- ,- „
JOHN WANAMAKEIL
Formerly A. T. Stewart & Co., Broadway. Fourth Aye.. Ninth and Teath Streets.
MINISTER UOCJtyS LOSS OF FEW.
tM.VKSIAG?:, CEREMONY; OFF . BECAUSE TIIE.BIUDS
GROOM OISAI'PEARS
VMatawan, Sept.' 9 ;3p<:cial).— A larcre. number .-•
guests waited la vain at Ike Methodist ; church In
East Ma ta wan, last evening for a promised bride
and bridegroom. The bride came not. having been
deserted by her Intended husband. The expectant
bride was Miss Mary Jack hoa~ of Morg.inville, near -
here, and the bridegroom waa Leander Carter, of
Matawan. Invitations for the wedding had beta
sent out.. and the coming marriage announced la t
-the local papers.
When the time arrived for the marrla-* tjj Q
/church was crowded with .frucyts. The Rev. J. R.
'Dangerfleld. pastor of the church, was to marry
the couple. la the early evening a carriage was
sent to Morgan it. to sks the couple to th*
.church. When the coachman reached Miss Jack
son's horn- all seemed dark. .Suddenly a window
was raised in an epper room and a treablln^
.voice called out: - . . - r .- .
,' "Is thai you Leander?" It was the bride. Th«
coachman answered, "No: it is the carriage to take
you and Mr. Carter to the church." •
The young woman was sobbing. In her tears sks
said that Carter ha I left her on Saturday, saytes;
that he was going: to New- York to buy a sal; 0 !
clothing to wear at the wedding. - ... had noc
since returned.
-¦ Miss Jackson iras then overcome with emotion
The coachman drove back to th« church and wbav
per* '. the facts of the case In the minister's ear
The guests ny this •.::.. felt something was wroaa!
The minister, after a ' pause, said: "Friends
seems that' the bride .... deserted by her" in
tended, and she. IS now overcome at her hoasV
the wedding mu*t be postponed.*, while I am out
my wedding fee and : the bride is suffering, all on
account of Mr Carter." „•
The affair is the principal topic of gossip here to- '
day. Miss Jackson and Mr. Carter have both'llved
in this community for 'several years and are ¦well
and favorably known. '
THOUGHT IT THE RED BADGE OF AXARCHY.
CITIZENS COMPEL AN ITALIAN TO TAKE DOWN
a FLAG HE HAD P.AISED to scare BIRDS.
Tassaic, Sept. 9 (Special).— An Italian living tn
Mercer-st., Wellington, near Passalc. raised a
large red flag on Saturday afternoon in his garden
to keep away birds that were robbing his grape
vines. He little thought that he would be taken
for' an anarchist. To-day a delegation of citizens
waited on Mayor Collins, of Wallington. and de
manded that the Hag be removed. They said it
meant anarchy, and that if not taken away be
fore C o'clock the man would suffer. A number
of citizens also called at the man's house and
demanded that the flag be hauled down.
The workmen employed in two sawmills close by
formed an alliance and prepared to move on th»
house at 8 o'clock and wreak vengeance on the
owner. Mayor Collins harried to thft place and
succeeded in inducing the str.rtled Italian to hide
the rag
He declared that he was a naturalized American
and had only love for the government. He is will-
Ing that the birds should have all his grapes rather
than be taken for an anarchist.
1 < fUDrjECSfOoTJ /. Ifß n Mate U I '¦¦ :r
Long Branch. Sept. 9 (Special).— The 11 mill —
of the First Reformed Church was laid at «:»
o'clock this evening. The Rev. B. B. Staats laid
the stone. He was assisted by the Revs,
and Jabez Marshall. The church will cost upward
of $10,000. Addtson W. Hobart, father of the late
Vlce-President. was a member of the church in
1849. while living here as school teacher.
XEW-JE-RSKY POLITICAL SOTF.X.
An heroic effort was made tn Newark yesterday
to make a confiding public believe that ex-United
States Senator Smith had designs upon the Demo
cratic nomination for Governor of New-Jersey for
himself, and that his desire to be the candidate
was a part of his hostility to the nomination of
Mayor Seymour. A few days ago Mr. Smith said
that he had no further political ambition, but
there w- p .-• aw> Democrat* in Newark yester
day who smiled knowingly when this statement
by the ex-Senator was recalled. It is true that
Mr. Smith ye.-terday declined to say whether he
¦was or was not a candidate for Governor, but h«
gave out this nri'h information: "I want to see a
Democratic Governor this fall, and I propose to
¦\- -• i ay influence to effect his election. I hare
¦ ¦ making rass of the State with the view
of ascertaining the political sentiment in the sev
eral counties, but I will have nothing further to
say until I have learned the true situation."
The only visible Republican candidate for Major
of Jersey City i 3 Mark Fagan; who yesterday said:
"I am an asDirant for the Republican nomination,
for Mayor of Jersey City, and I am doing all I can
to get the nomination. I hope it will come my way.
It seems to me that with earnest work and a
united effort we can win In Jersey City this fall.
If I am nominated I shall go to work with a will
in the hope of winning. I shall do the same do
matter, who may be nominated by the Republicans.
I believe that this is a Republican year."
A COMPASS IX A GUANO BED.
From The London News.
. A curious rind is reported from one cf the Chin*
cha Islands, off the coast of Peru. In a bed •¦(
guano an old ship's compass was lately dug up,
which, when cleaned, was found to be in working
order. The case of the instrument is of brass, and
it bears th" engraved Inscription: "Jno. Warren.
peside. City of London. Maker. 1699." The cans
pass has been sent to a museum La Lima.
Fancy. China-
Comb and Brush" Trays. $1 each,
- regularly $1.50.
Manicure Trays. 73c each, regu
-. larly $!.:».
At,-."i«, -»vortli ru>r— a fine
assortment of French china in
a variety of good rich decora
tions; r.ot n piece worth l»-st9
than BOe. Flates. In various j
' |«> ¦isea and styles: Tea Cur? ani
J '.''•Saucers. After-dinner Ceffee j
Cups and .Saucers. Olive Dishes.
t _i. 3 Kara and ("ream*.
At Kip ,-mi-Ii — Quite a cotlec
"gtjon of Plate* -w^tch are easily
— ,jCt>vorth 25c each. --¦ i .
Dinner Sets— -
I |9U, worth $S.sO— More of the
->» < .English porcelain dinner sets:
rompleta for IS per»cns.
«•,, worth $17.50 — Fine American
porcelain • dinner eets: 113
pieces; border : decoration: en
tirely new. and- particularly at
,.. . tractive' v»lwe. - >¦- '- - •¦
tI.V -worth- $-5-— Austrian chlnji
• dinner lets: aew .Uape; hand
nomely I Jecorared: 'cornnjete
- • TTitJi soap tur<*ea an^X 3 platters,
«15 worth 522.30 — French. china
dinner »eta; 101 nieces, neatly
-„ decorated; • nil handle* gilt.
fio^jo tureen' and Hatter*.
* Jit.... <"" t *.»!( * ¦ ?2T»— >Th«odnre
¦ 'lUvlhirul - dtnner. seta: lo>>
rlpces. f laclndlaa r soup tureen
and 3 Blatters; border decora T
l '¦ t ion ami all handles Kilt.
• $2.-.. » wtirth *X> — Caarle.l Field
Havllnnrt *-dtnn«r —sets: !•»
p r '. .-, Rm plr>k border decora
• tlon; . in: ¦-• -.:-.>..; in.
, - <l!«-s heavily Kill
£Vi.Vi mlv. e<.l ¦¦£ from - *4;.."xl —
.-••• l.tmc-(re» chln:i dinner ««t»; 103
'-*'-* t> f iKe^: new nhape: beautifully
•' ;• decor ite.l In Bowers and sold^
l Main Aisle I Basement. * i
Chamber Toilet Sets— '
$5.G0. reduced from 50— Eleves
piece sets, compiete with cov
ered slop Jar. full flow*r decora
lU-v* ani (nil -tippled. &l*
pittems to chose from.
$2.23. worth $3..V>-3«iil* ••••¦
»*ts. oorapleta with »100 tar;
unJirrlaii- prints.
$3. reduced from JT—Eleve*
ptpr<> • -ts. complete wlta <"°T -
•red sioo Jar: P.otrrr <«cc— S WS*
on tint**! Erounii*: «r>"r> Din*
ami yellow; manufacitnrers
MM
M "•• reduced from »>-*lssa>
ptec* »*U«. coniolet* wltp co»
»red *Jot> lar: Bowrr dec<|ratto=»
. «v» «'r.K».< yonnil* " l»h»» ¦\»I.OW. i
. rink and rreen: manufacturers"
HC ds.
$3.43. worth $.V-K>ver. •*».
complete- with covered »100 V*"
tin* und«rxi*a« decorations.
Bric-a-Brac at Half Prices—
Th* collection of Bcte-a-Bra» **»
.been moved front th* SU»
Aisle to tbe Art Room tn «•
Basement. There i* a t » nl 2_"l"
*»rtrrent still to chooae WO"*
at half regular prices.
Cut Glass—
Bowls..** in.. SVST anJ »¦ ret*
larly *.\ SU>..'O *ad Jit. JW ,_
Bowl*. ft In.. $4.80. reduced fw 3l
$>Vs<>. Xacoies. 8 In.. J* «•»*•
B^^n^tMah. fancr •*••%,£
rexuUriy t*.3». Jelly £'==•
$ I.CO. resularlv $?.S«V , „
Celery Tray«. *--; « ¦¦; £** ¦
" regularly J.1.7.V 13 «a3 W-£
Three-pint Water Jes». *» w>
Two-pint Water Ju*» W"0
resularlv *10..">t>. ,
Flower Vase*. $2..v\ reduced from
»r...'<\ Flower Vase*. *• «» J
l*rlv *>!. ._ _. ....
St. ».-i Tr»v«. 13. re«u'4riy »?•

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