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NOT WASH SALKS THEY SAY
STATEMENT BY MUXROBS.
Bought to Offset the Loxcmoh Scare,
Tr« stn-k brokerage firm of klunroe & Uunroe
who came Into \v*]| Street promlnet-Cce about' two
months as<r when the !»r>*ciilatlve movement in
>Tc»r.tr-*l an.l Boston Ptock collapsed, and whore
.-onnf-rtion with that «ji»»oulatir>n was extensively
Inquired into in the bankruptcy proceedings, which
■*.»-*■ discontinued a- few. days ago. the petition In
-.-k- ptpj against the Bra] being dismissed, yes-
UToay;. i«s\leij • long statement gi\-fng their sij«
of :heca?e. The statement in part follows:
In the «tn«-n: just made with our creditors
«• voluntarily purrendered our interest in and 1,1
in* IJontreal and Boston Consolidated Mining and
Smelting Company to secure the payment of
< r<-<Jitors - claim? and or th» balance dii« to tho
v»n<s«-r? ft the nror-riie* rombmed in tb^ rojisoli
. silo:. Such sums of cash as hay* been Included
It this F-ttlemont have been advanced by* persons
friend'y to us and by, ourselves, and not by new
This settlement, in all 'essential particulars; is
the fame as that verbally ptnpo*e«l by -us to -our
.realtors on th* evening of December S. save an.l
•'EC^ptlng that where, under the original proposi
tion «C« held ourselves liable for the payment of
■II claims in full within a limited period, offering
•Montreal and Boston stock as collateral" security,
under th« ' present -arrangement -creditor*- accept
the Montreal and Boston stock allotted to them in
full payment, releasing us absolutely from further
liability, and binding themselves by an option to
"a. syndi<--at«" for six months to accept cash in
exchange therefor "at the settlement price.
A EUUetncfit has recently been made in which it
*r.a* paid that "apparently" we "had no assets."
*T!«J that the proceedings were instituted to compel
the r*Ettvjtto». or a*«et.s that;. had,. h«:eu, .secreted
»o<i disposed of." On 1 the evening bf the" day of
nor sttsr*pnsloh.-«t a -"meetine of the creditors,' we
mads a statement, in which we said: "In the mean
" ■*■■!•, negotiations arr. under way lookinjr toward
the purchase of a large block of the stock by cer
•a r. strong Interests. and it does not seenY ini
rrr»r'al»le that this o>al will be closed up within the
■next few days, in which event brokers and others
irrterssted will -probably make a profit out of what
■e«ms a "n«F.**
The real obieet of subsequent proceedings was
not to compel restitution of assets thus openly
Rrknowledged to be In our possession, but by extra
judicial Bind ex parte proceedings to oorripM •' the.
f-ibi-titution of cash which we did not have, and
■thereby enforce immediate payment of all claims In
full. That tbesA proceeding* failed utterly of their
i>-jrr>os» is evidenced by the settlement subsequent
The statement goes on to tell the history of th<»
niiaucir.g of the Montreal and Boston enterprise
and th«s attempts to put Its stocks on the market.
The statement denies that II was represented that
the properties were fully paid for. The plan of
providing capital to complete the purchase by the
►ale of underwriters' stock, the statement says, Is
3n exact accord with modern financial method*.
The men who have how taken charge of. the prop
erties, a Is stated, have acted not from motives of
philanthropy, but because they see the value bo
hind what the firm was trying to sell to the public.
S[^akinj of th« methods of selling the stock, the
The*e methods have breu severely criticised, and
we "..u\c- l.oen charged with "stock washing" and
various otii*-r offences. Th* majority of brokers who
af«ist«-«j us in creating an active market for the
«h»'-os «oiiritod the ■ liege Many others sought
tho favor <-,f O ur orators. There was every reason
'.>> anticipate iho successful fruition of our plans.
Boi the Pei who had bought the shares at
krw nri- •• saw an opportunity to realize their
proft's by sales :it tho lUgher fl^rures, and when
1 loma* W. Uwann. whos« memorable sdvertlse-
Tiojjt of November '.' said thai thero were "coppers
it would b<* like rinding: money. to sell short,"
th'«y Crapped the opportunity, and' there was an
■vaJaiMdw of v**UtnK orders on all copper stocks.
It hecsm* ■ ■ essar; for us, In order to support the
•Pirkrt. to repurchase from the public large blocks
-' the stocks previously sold .it low figures, at the
h.!Kh prices of thai and succeeding days. In the
endeavor to -inn the tide of this selling, we srav»
-^-r- to purchase at inor^aping prices. Th« hope
was lin. and wlso n the Cih of December <iawne»i
Ith another broadside from Lawsori, the market
for p»ne-ral securities foil ten to twenty points, and
tl-e public practically divested itself of. copper
»fv-ks. ' VTe were st?H optimistic, and support ed the
market to the full limit of our resources. We found.
•*••«- that we 1 ?.-i overestimated our strength.
'■ -- have been charged with "washing stocks."
•rtjlch in the language of the Street is Intended to
/j»irr:b<- a bogus sal<» of stock in order to create, a
ir;rfrk«t price of which the public cannot avail Itself.
» -"wash *aJe" •■- nj'pris a transaction wherein the
orders io coll and the orders. to buy emanate^ from
the same indirlduaJ^ and no stock passes between
the brokers who exeouto th*> orders. All thetruns-
Rcttone of Munroe & Mur.ro*-, as was proven in
i "urt - rr» bona flde trajif-actions in the open mar
ket i:p^n which commissions were paid, and the
Ktock actually delivered. Therefore the term "wash
►airs" <loc« not apply.
CARRIES A BOY UNDER EACH ARM
Giant Policeman Brings Alleged Thieves to
Station. Despite Their Struggles.
1 nabl*. to make them go peaceably with him to
.-,. station, and unwilling to use force. Patrolman
r. Henry Fox. of the Ka&t 6Jst-st. station, last
x »v«nfn« carried a wo, bayp. whom he .had,. arrested
for petty larceny, one under each arm. for five
».!ock!f. Tliey kicked and struggled, but he. brought
them IWoro lv ' F sergeant.
Th« bbysi wer« Frank Anrello. of No. 2« Kast
♦«fn-5t.. and IVlix :.,. . ero of So. 313 East »th
st. The former ■ twelve years oM. and the latter
teen. I>avld Newman, a shoe dealer at No. MB
iFt-avei. missed about a dtMsen pairs of rubbers, and
p.^VM Fox, to watch for. the thieves. Fox says h*
yaw the 1jov« snatch a rubber apiece. He collared
them hx once. Fox is six feet two inches tall and
weighs 2i» pounds, but the boy? tried to fight their
■>. Idren'a S«f-iety
WOULD ADD TO RAILROAD COMMISSION.
Elsberg Bill Is Approved by Leading Kings
Tivr Klsb«rs bill, providing tor an addijtiou of, two
members to the ptate. Railroad Commission . one to
rcmo from Brooklyn and the other from Manhat
tan tras approved at ■> conference of the Kings
County Republican Kx^citiv^ Oommirtee and t!.<
BepuMlcan -..;.:,.-:•- th- legislature from, thut
• -o'lntv voptorday. The bill making the deputies in
• .«' office of tlie State Superintendent of Kloctions
Lwrnianent was ate* in«lon»»-<i. A resolution,
th4t the ttlary of Colonel i! W. Michell. in charge
of the Ftat« Excjj-e Bureau In Brooklyn, be 111
crr-a-tNI from s;..vn 10 $4.'>»>. was also pasned.
SCHOOL OF COMMERCE DINNER.
At • ■•• annual dinner of the N'ow-York University'
Rc:-«ol of Cotr-mmo. Accounts and Finance. Riven
*t the !Iot»l Astor last night, many men well known
in finance were' present. Ex-President CJrover
Cleveland wtx-.se- nephew. Cleveland K. Baffin, is
U>« Eeboorx p'r.fos-«or of th*»ia«- of' tAHiianSec, sent'
a letter of regret. The letter says In part:
It prcms to me that the objects to be gained
tbrottgh tij«> «$>«K-i«l course of instruction which this
HCIMOI ippJief -at- of. the ;it most Importune*" In
thHr r'-Ution«li!r» 10 su'h a broad and varied and.
ab'-ve nil - . ■-, ). a practical and useful, education
as is demanded by tae oxigenciea of our expanding
busio'-ss pursuits and interests. , , ,
As Atnerif-an :»i7.*-ni» w» may -»»ll b<* proud or
\ne solWtv «nd probity of our business men; but
**. e&n not "for pet that, like every other accompani
mont of civiUeatlon. a. nation** business tnu>st »»•
procresfivft in Ita metl»ods< if it is 10 pain and hold
national prestigo. Our business men must atao
;»s!iz«> th* fact that underlying the Important In-
KireMfl th*-y ha>-fl in cliarsre there are certain pnn- |
• lpl-J" and laws which the national conditions of th«
tw«ntieth century ineaorably require should !■•
studied and Icratood. '".in .w
Ko on« c»n fail to ».pprecla,te liow completely the
School of Commerce. Accounts and Finance, meets
conditions and M should be cause for pa
triotic congratulation that the New-Tor* I.nlver
sify ha« *t\tit.r\ «o Important an Instrumentality to
Its me* ot stimulating: intelligent businsaw activity
«r.«l promoting the best- America^ dynenalilp. .
AGED WOMAN FROZEN TO DEATH.
Svra/:vs*vr > b- I<s.— M»rt!)». Peltou. of ;Baldwlr.s
v.!>. peventy-nve years old. was found to-.iav In
The .rsHJ'f} of her home, frozen to -death. Her
Y;<o;r.<\ ,>>u (i '• * year? «go. and she had be«n
-r.lsii^V.lv pine. Sho went out of the house ia«
night, "nd the family failed to note that she ha'i
r>ot returned.- - " '
Ten Days Tri*l Show »..
THER.E ; S Ai: R t ASON
s.lir.l) LIFE WITH TEETH.
Women on hunaway Airship Bit
Hole in Balloon.
IBV TKLKGRAPH TO THE TBIBL'N'E.]
•Ssn Francisco. Feb. IS.— With broken cables
dans;";;;i(: v and r.ith Mis. <;r O i 8 W. Helton, wife
of Ks Inventor, as Its freisht. the airship California
Messenger suddenly sprang upward two thousand
f'ft ovft- Idord Turk- 'iMs'-aftornbbn;' There M«med
no hop. for its .K-rnpsnt. >but the woman
bit a bole in the gas bag and the machine plunged
earthward, to hud lightly in Host Berkley. Mrs.
Heaton ascended In the Messenger a short distance
above, tdora Park to allow taking of some photo
graphs. l/ight ropes held the" machine, but hardly
had it ris«»n Rlinv. ii. tree tops J h'en the strain
proved too great ami the >'nbW parted. ; L3k« a
rocket the machine *rta're ( i up ttnr» tlir. >»ky. Sud
denly it foetticd to stop ami then cam« down part
way 'ike a flash, then it descended slowly.
After the accident Mrs. H»at*>n said:
"As soon as. 1 realized thr ropes had parted. I
S A W - >i-v O ! >'.\ < V <n S^., 1 44 l>;l >; in going toward the bay
At orcc I .ipp'lied th- ruddei and steered her about.
But I was poms upward 'all the time at a terrible
rate. I climbed on my >--.. and bit a holn in the
pas h.i%. ■ Tills tear split about a foot, and gas
rushed out. Th« machine turned downward and
dropped straißht for about eipht hundred feet., hut
I had pros, of mind enough to stick to my scat.
Then she righted. an ,] 1 simply steered her till 1
found a good place to land."
••••■ -v.' ■■■ ' . . -. • •
'JERSEY- BOUNDARY PACT.
Commissioners Reach a Secret Agree
ment with Delaware.
IST TKLEGRATH TO THK TBIBt'XK.J.
Philadelphia, Feb. 18.— After many years* efforts.
corr-missioners of New -Jersey and Delaware, moot-
Ins: In this city this afternoon, finally agreed on a
form of compact for the settlement of 'the con
troversy over the boundary between the two States
The commissions, headed by Governor Stokes of
New-Jersey and Governor Jjoa of Delaware, met in
the Hotel Walton, anil went over the case care
fully,., reviewing; .the suits now pending In the
Supreme Court of the United States, and finally
reached th* terms of the agreement. They would
not Rive out the. agreement, which must 'bo rati
fied by tiie legislatures of the States, but all the
members seemed confident that it was such as to
meet the approval of those tribunals and settle the
ODD CITY BOOKKEEPIXG.
Price of Cart Covered by Adding It
■ ■■' ■ . i- >. to Buggies*
Controller Grout, with the same disregard of
Mayor McClellah's feelings that has characterized
his actions of late, yesterday paid he had started
an investigation, of the accounts of ex-Park Com
missioner Schmitt of The Bronx, who was removed
by,, the , M.ay.or so, me .time ago. Mr. Grout says
that bis Investigation leads bim to the belief that
Park Superintendent Wager should be questioned
with ' reference to the purchase of four buggies
for the us* of the department. It would seem from
the vouchers and bills tamed in to the Finance
Department that the bugfries at the factory cost
$£». but in their passage through the Park De
partment the price ro?c .<-'.•» apiece. The city had to
pay the increased price.
i- was learned at the office of the Controller
yesterday that the Finance Department made a de
tailed report on the matter to the Mayor some time,
ago. The only action thai followed the Pending of
the letter to the Mayor was the removal of Com
missioner Schmitt,., It was, supposed at tho time
that Commissioner Schmitt lost his place because
of certain evasions, of tl.<- Civil- Service rules gov
erning the hiring or employes.
Controller Gro-Jt yesterday made public the re
port of Mr. McKlnney. one of his auditors, and
with it there was a recommendation that Superin
tendent Wager be removed from office for not mak
ing, it is charged, a' - proper accounting in the
Mr. Grout, -it seems, s-ent for the carriace manu
facturer, who *paiV that he krw nothing of the in
crease In price for the hugsies. Ho had billed the
buggies to the city at $235. and not at $285. at. which
sum the vehicles were charted to the city. Mr.
Grout does not charge the superintendent with
wrongdoing, but think!? ho is careless.
The Board bfr Aldermen a. y«*ar ago authorized the
purchase of four horses and four wagons at a cost
not to exceed $2joo. Without waiting for the reso
lution of the aMermen. the department purchased
four .wagons or buggies and one. two-seated cart.
To cover the difference, ?LV> was added to the true
price of the buggies, to make up the $:''» cost of
Controller Grout is surprised thai nothing has
been done by the Mayor In the case of Mi Wager.
SMASH TUXXEL FENCE.
Enclosure of X. Y. and X. ./. Com
Amid cheers for the city fathers and cries of
• No steals in Jloboken!" a gang of one hundred
men. assisted by some members of the Common
Council, yesterday chopped down a fence that had
been erected at the foot of Ferry-st. by the New-
York and Jersey Tunnel Company. A crowd
of fully one thousand persons saw the work of
demolition and expressed approval.
/ Tlj« tuniwl company two weeks ago got a permit
from Street Commissioner Barnhardt Bayer to
make tests in Perry-rt., at a spot adjoining th»
Lackawanna Railroad Company's property and 200
f^el-west of the station. To do tlie work without
interference the company put i»p a fence, ten feet
high. Inclosing a plot of. ground about 100 by 50 feet.
This left a passage for trucks of only about twenty
five feet, and over this unobstructed portion of
the street the trolley tracks run. Fefry-st. Is the
principal trucking street in the city, and there was
much grumbling by drivers. ...,,,,
Members of the Common Council finally baa
their attention called to the street obstruction, and
as a result the Idea seems; to have been enter
tained that the com par./ wr.a trying to steal the
street for an outlet to the tunnel. At a special
meeting of the Common Council ••■ resolution was
t.s si—d revoking -'tin* permit granted by the Street
Commissioner and ordering him to tear down the
fence. This resolution was signed by the Mayor,
and a gang of workmen went to the fence. A few
employe* of the tunnel company were found at
work inside removing the Ice and snow which had
accumulated there. These men wove ordered out,
and they promptly obeyed.
TO OBSERVE SCHOOL CENTENNIAL.
Anniversary Exercises To Be Held in This
The city schools have made great preparations
for celebrating to-morrow the anniversary of the
beginning of the movement for public schools. To
,].,>• is the actual anniversary, hut it was thought
that exercises would be out of place on any save a
school day Kaeh school will have opening exer
cises to-morrow morning, In which speeches will
be" delivered,! compositions read and songs of a
patriotic nature given. At rno«i schools visitors
trill be present, and some will address the pupils.
The most elaborate programmed have been ar
ranged for at the high and training schools and for
the City and Norir.al colleges.
In the morning President Ile;;iy N. Tiffl of the
Board of Education will address the students at
the Normal College, where the board Is anxious to
regain its friendly footing after the rei?<*n( dispute
between the alumuea. of the . institution.' and the
board of examiners of the department over' the li
cense, question. In t!;o evening Mr. Tint will pre
side at the exercises in Carnegie Hall. Here five
hundred pupils from the Normal College and the
high and training schools of the city will sing.
with the accompaniment of an orchestra- of sixty
nieces selected team auiou lh< musicians In the
various school*. The leader of the music will be
Albert 8. fasv.ell." director of music for Brooklyn.
Bishop Coadjutor Greer will make the opening
Draver and addresses wll) be. made by .Mayor. M.
cicll.i'i ' Rdwanl M. Shepard. President Hunter of
th« Normal College. Dr. William T. Harris, th"
I'nited States Commissioner of Kducation; Dr. An
drew B Draper, the State I2omwi»sionei vf Educa
tion and City Superintendent Maxwell, Vienr C,. n
eral'l-avHle will pronounce the benediction.
. SAY BISHOP M'LAREN IS DYING.
' Th*' death of r?i,!...|. McLaren, of tli« Protestant
nplscopsl Diocese of < 'hi' •-• was tpected last
, *,h!, h ! ti-' physicians snJd. At- bis bo.isMe 1 „.
r l'lutt ' were he nT>nilK i\" ■>' hi family, There,
"ae "now no l">;" of his recov#r>'. it «;.s declared.
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Ih. 1 .('(. *"• '■' (ft^ ■propl*'**' »'«•»*• »np«»r in
|M , ,*Hlon of tbe-p^prr,- »•> <Jn»'t for^t to r».|»«| this
WEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19. 1005.
TO SAVE CITY $1,000,000.
Six Cent Verdict for Man Whose
Property Was Damaged by Rain.
Tlie Corporation ' 'oun ■< i -
days' trial, obtained .1 vprdicl ywsterdaj which will
save tho city ov«»r f1.W0.000. The actioo was
brought by Henry Bundhelmer to recover dfti
from tlip.i|; v f,,, InjuricK done Ii 1 ■ nn.ii.ru it
i»;Ptli-st.. in the rainstorm of Augu I 19 I. when
Hi-- Millbrook sewer In 'I'h. Bninx wo unable I" ,
carry orf thr- water, and Bundhfimer'f pr<
w re flooded. It was contended by Bundh»-iiin»r lh:ii
the Millbrook s«ewer was Improperlj ronstructed.
T^stlmonj wa plven thai four lik-Ih
i>ll In nn hour. Phe lury awarde»l Snndhelnn
cents damages. There are heveral lum..li. •!
suits of th, same
IIOKE SMITH REPLIES.
Says Secretary Hitchcock's Remarks
Washington, Feb. is. In an niuthQi'lzotl statt-n^ent
given out to-night, link'- Smith. > •• 8< rrt»r> ol
th< Interior! replying to .1 statement issued by
8 cretarj Hitchcock regarding th«" »ci >i Mr.
Smith in approving an oil and gas !•...• 1 made with
the Osag< indians, in 1896, severely arraigns Seer*
tary Hitchcock as making "a baseless charge. V
Mr. Smith arrived In Washington tn-ilay to <x
amihe the records. Before leaving Georgia he <■!>■»
graphed a friend in this pity to* make a 'search of
the re«-0ri1.«. . .< ml the result of thai search ; was
placed before him to-day <>n his arrlviil. Mr" Smith
said to-night he had not found it necessary to go to
the Indian Office or Interior Department iirpersbn.
1 Ii- statement follows:
The statement furnished tin- press by Secretary
Hitchcock, In «iii"!: hi- criticises the administration
of the Interior Department for approving mi • •i 1 ami
gas lease made by the Osagi Indian: In 1*96, i
misleading and deceptive. When lh« least; was :i|>
proved no oil had been found In Texas, and not a
great deal in Kansas. There was scum hope i" en
courage tin- expense of boring wells in tin- Osajfc
country. Even If oil could !><• discovered, the prob
lem of transportation was then mo I serious.
A lease was applied for by I-'. B. K«>st. r I" i>r.«s
pect and bora fo! oil and j;.-is. Tin property i>e
longed to the tribe. The Osago National Council
passed an act directing the Irase. The lease was
carefully guarded with provisions and forfeitures
unless ih<- work of prospecting and mining was
prosecuted with diligence The ieaso required pay
ment of ample royalties to the Indians In cus« oil
or gas was found. The lease was recommended by
Colonel Freeman, of I '■■ United States army, act
ing Indian agent for the < >■ age tribe.
The records of the Indian Office show how care
fully the lease was there considered. It finally
wont t.> the Secretary's office, wi.h the recom
mendation of the Indian Commissioner that it bo
approved. The letter recommending approval >-
initialled by Air. rabee, the present Assistant
Commissioner «-f Indian Affairs, thereby carrying
his approval. The records show the approval In
Hie oftii of the Seor*»tarj of the interior was madi
by Assistant Secretary Reynolds, as Acting Secre
tary, •■'■ ho has been recently elected to Congress
During the month of July. ISW, the leaso was
brought to my attention by a letter from ex-Senator
Blair, criticising the lease This letter was sent to
Colonel Freeman through the Indian ■'!!■!'■■■ for a
report. Colonel Freeman reported against interfer
ing with the lease.
With this cord in his offlcei Secretary Hitchcock
declared the lease was approved by the then Seere T
tary of the Interior, Hok<> Smith, and he uses this
further language: "The original lease is .111 unheard
of monopoly and nothing short of a public scandal."
The mind' of the Secretary must have been over-
Strained when he discovered a monopoly of oil on
tho OsaKo Reservation in isM hefore a well hail
been bored. a pipe laid or ■•■ railroad built within
many miles; To his opinion on this subject ! am
Hut when Secretary Hitchcock stated that the
original lease was nothing short of a public scandal
he uttered a charge for which hi was entirely with
out excuse. li. placed himself in thi class of com
mon slanderers. II. ■ bore false witness against a
predecessor in office, knowing at the tin., there was
no truth in his baseless charge.
FOR A CATHOLIC Y. M. C. A.
Plans Advanced for New $50,000 Building
in Brooklyn — Site Offered.
A number of Catholic laymen in Bi
taken steps to organise and secure a buildii -
Catholic JToung Men's Christian Association. The
church of St. John the BaptHst, Wlllouifhby and
gtuyvesant ayes., has offered a plot 100b; 501
tiif erection of a building, with tli>- understanding
thai ai least $10,000 additional be plfdged. It la
hoped t.> put up buildinn that <-\:ll post about
$50,000. In equipment and thi character of the
work it is proposed i«.il-- there the Catholic branch
will be similar n> the 1 ig Men's
« 'hristian Associat ion.
CRUDE OIL MEN TO ORGANIZE
Representatives of Sixty Companies Meet
Chicago. !■"• ■'<• 16. Repre entatives of aboul sixty
crude petroleum producing companies met h< 1 I
.1 took tin- first steps toward the forn
of an organization which the} declare will be of
national strength iii-i.;. of a yean A commltti-e
was appoint) I 1 d ft bj law and a
and tv report .it ;i n ting which will be held in
this city on Kebrnarj 25
W. .1. Van Keui-en. of Indiana wa elect •! tem
poral y ?■ cretarj .
EXCITEMENT ON THE CAMPANIA
Caused by a Woman Who Swears and Wears
1 . 1 'ampnnia. from :
i,ni ij . The pn vailing topl< of convers I loi
■ I■■ was the strang :i< tion ■ ••! 11 woman
who came over Iwndsomelj attired, it
cabin. On the pier «he east tier y glances it ever:
..:,. who came in hei way. When lie; trunk h.'-i
u mined and sin - ' t<
desk, - feet away. She
yore ;i l>rown gauze dreas. pink satin ~ 11 111 1 ■
i hif'i -qu 11 ter squirrel 3kln coat and ..
A ;..,:-. nger of the liisi cal In told of her
actions on the < 'ampanla.
"On tho first day out," he said, ''this woman, who
was a second cabin passenger, came Into the first
cabin dining room, in a ballroom gown, and took
a seat .-.I the captain's table. Sli.- was ignored !>;.
the steward and, after a tim>\ abused them In tlie 1
most profane language Other women began to'
leave the tables, and. after a lively soono, the in
truder was taker, to her room in the second
cabin.'" ' ,
The woman's strange actions frightened the oab
men at the pier, and they rt'Tuscd i" drive her to
the I' ifth Avenue lb.tel, whither she ordered them
to take her.
Bert <"oote. tin- Kiikli ; li eoni'-tllan. was among
the .passengers. Sir James Holl, the yachtsman,'
. , iii« over on business.
TWO RAIDS OVER THEIR HEADS
Eggers's Men Act Without Knowledge of
Hodgins and Schmittberger.
Two raids on alleged poolrooms downtown were
, ; ■).. yesterday bj mi mid of the stuiT of De
tective -•• ant KKg< '"s over tho heads i.-f Captain
in:, 1 1:1 11. I li.ii ;iii. . omnander of tin I'.fil. (Oak
st.) Precinct, and Inspector Si limil I ■ 1 •• r. the
commander of 1. 1 » » • inspection <list.i> t. Sov.n pris
oners were inatle arid much rat-Ins i ar-ph Mi..ili.i
was seized. Eighty men were t. 11l ■: In a place
raided in l'eari-.«U. ami sixty i:i a room ill Beek
mun-Bt. Neither the captain nor Schmlttbergef
knew of the raid • until after tl«y were made.
CORNELL ALUMNA LUNCHEON.
TJ»e annual luncheon of the Cornell Alummt pf
j.'ew-York v. .1 held at the Hotel Manhattan yes
terday moon covers being laid for 104 m» m
bers mid guests. All KHZ ;. ■:, M. llhode:*. tho
president; occupied Hie .hair. Miss Khoiii'S an
nounced that the alumnae hud decided to raise
moil- y f<T the new athletic 11. 1.1 at Itha.a by buy
ing up the GiTrden Theatre for ii performance of
"Tho College Widow." devoting the proceeds to the
piirjose. Professor George Lincoln Hurr, of the
university, was one of 1 '.•■ speakers.
DENIES CATHOLIC SOCIETY QUARREL.
Father \V!nn<\ the ICditur of '"The Messenger."
denieVl last nlßlit the story HrctilatAl yslf i-i|;iy
Iliiit tin !•• was a ■iiiari- I i!i Ihe FllliC I'i'l'-i ■■'• »•'■•!
! il • ..!■ ■■:■ I to d.srupt ih.it su.'j.ty of i|i!li;<-iili:il nlld
wealthy t'atiioli.- nmii'-n. . Father Winne wild thai
Mrs. 1 .:.,,.. 1 \V. Waril; <n of the |. ...Imi; "" '"
bers. who v.is sii.l in I i i:i harnnui) with ■<
majorltj of lur fellow m<-inif.r.-. 1 ;;.! not r< > lW!«y|
isalnst th" rules ..; tit*- noriHj'i pnriieii|:«rly those
which ogtractzfd .liv..rws. . lie furilifr deni.-d v, :l i
rh.. lihO sent to Rome («r i« brlff of Rpprob*tipn f<»r
* •i-'w 50,'tTy. 11, . thff* "us anj Ojß^fniiw.n at all
in ih» liaughters of tli<?'Faiih, or thai unj inrmber
* .1- I. , gO.
I FBANEFIELD & CO.
are now I' >i"atr<l
in ilnir building,
38 WEST 34TU ST.,
between lii'th Aye. an<l Herald Square
and invite the public
to inspect their new establishment.
CURE YOUR RHEIMATISM.
(jriHirh's ( onipounri % ivture of Ouaiac, Stillinqia. Ftr-
£ W >. i
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I In- "Old !(.■!. )lili- :iil»ni:il- Ki-mnl.i for nHEUMA
- Tl-M. SKI RAl.fi! \. M I ATM A, «.'»l T
• n.i LUMBAGO.
r. P -This mixture in carried In stork by th» prin
(mpmi • win ii.,:.-: \ 1.1: r>ru<c* »t in Hi* irnlted Pt«te«
.1,11 us -.. P. <>. Card for 11*1 ft namn and d«Bcrh>tlv«
matter). We will -tin. ih» LARGE SIZE Inclufllnc *
Hf.iilp if <>ur Mimaiß l.inim<-nt t.. any pnint In th»
V. S., Kxprpiw i-harßcn PREPAID, on receipt of money
order for y_".:.v
<,i;ii i ;in •> PR ESC Rim OX PHARMACY,
<;: riiir.i \\.-.. « or. nth >».. n>w York.
ACT IX MARRIAGE CASE.
Patrolmen Accused of Performing
■ Mock Ceremony in Court.
Patrolmen George Tubin and George Wltzel, at
tached to the ■■.in Tilst-st. station, brought to
the* Tombs police co'.irt yesterday on summonses
i; ii- < 1 by Magistrate Stcinert it the request of
Deputy Assistant District Attorney Krotel. He
rhargis them, in .111 affidavit, v.ith performing a
"mock marriage" in the Bast .">lst-st. station, on
the 'night of Dccomber 10 1901. when William Wil
helm Hay ami Marie 1.. hrke were ■uppr.so.lly
wedded. I'll.- ease was adjourned until Thursday
afternoon. The patrolmen were paroled. The sum
iiion.-ts»wore Issued in place of warrants, as the
defendants were mi in.-, ra 01 the Police Department
and It was believed they would respond.
Mr. Krotel said he had 11 clear case against the
two. Mr. Bay is a biker, .-■ml lives at No. 311 Kasl
• M-. -. On the night of December 1". with Miss
l^ehrke. he went to the East ."lst-st. station and
asked if it were possible for tlum to ho married.
Patrolman Wotzel, it is alleged, appeared, wear
ing a long black coat, and pretended to read a
marriage ceremony to the couple,
WAR OX WHITE PLAGVE."
Committee To Be Appointed to
Carry on Crusade in Brooklyn.
Plans for the further extension of the fight
against the great white plague in Brooklyn were
announced yesterday by Alfred T. White, at the
Bureau of Charities. Mr. Whit.- ' statement says;
After consultation with the leading officials of
the Health Department and with expert medical
practitioners in that lint;, and being assured of
their cordial co-operation, a committee for the pre
vention <i,r tuberculosis is being organized in Brook
lyn, under the auspices of the Bureau of Charities.
'I lie committee will consist of about thirty mem
. hyslcians, representatives of hospitals and
dispensaries, and other men and women who spe
cially appreciate the Importance of this line oC
preventive and remedial work. A complete list can
be given only wheVi final acceptances are received.
The following have already agreed to serve in addi
tion to the officials of the Department of Health:
Dr. J. H. Raymond, chairman; Mr. and Mrs. A. T.
White. Dr. ICdwin Reynolds. Dr. T. M. Uoyd. Dr.
.1. W. Fleming, Dr. <;. R. Butler, Percy S. Dudley,
.Mis- Margaret Dreier, Miss Knnna < '. ly.w. Dr.
T. I. Kogarty. Dr. 11. Greeley, T. O. Calender. Dr.
N. AiTowsnutti. Dr. W. A. l-'airbairn. Mrs. H. K.
Dreier and William 1. Nichols. 1 >r. Joseph 11. Ray
mond is acting as chairman of the committee, and
William I. Nichols as secretary and treasurer pro
The general aims of the committed are to pro
mot 1 co-operation with the Department of Health,
to conduct a campaign of education among th».
ignorant by lectures and leaflets, to aid in securing
the establishment of a municipal dispensary and
special hours at existing dispensaries for the treat
ment of eases of tuberculosis, the extension of
hospital and sanatorium facilities for such cases
and to secure whatever additional special pro
visinns may ho found necessary in the hundreds of
cases which require additional attention or .i>
Dr. Thomas Darlington, Commissioner of Health,
has written the committee, as follows:
"Sir: In reply to your communication relative to
the formation of iii. committee for the preven
tion of tuberculosis In Brooklyn; I believe ".that
such a committee might render great service In
the education of the public toward the prevention
and elimination of this disease. Respectfully yours,
"THOMAS DARUN«JTi >N.
Dr H M. Brlggs. the general mod lex I officer of
the city, who has been the pioneer for the work of
tht; administrative control of tuberculosis, writes
"My Dear Sir: Your letter ■ king mo to atten.l
an informal meeting to discuss the organization
of an anti-tuberculosis society in Brooklyn lias
just been received. I have been away from tho
city for tin-.-" .\ •> eks and have only lust returned.
1 am thoroughly In sympathy with ■ n,-h a move
ment and sine, rely hope that it ma) be brought to
■\ successful issue. We have found more difficulty
in extending the tuberculosis work of the Health
Department in Brooklyn than In the Borough of
Manhattan and woul. l. warmly welcome the assist
ance of such an organization in our work. Very
stncerelv yours HERMANN' M. BIGGS.
'•< i. nerai Medical OflWr."
A marked decrease in the death rate from tuber
culosis has already been brought about In New-
York, and ft Is now generally recognized that this*
is a preventable disease, and may in tim". with
proper measures properly enforced, be practically
eliminated from our midst. No one knows so well
as those who do charitable work what a fearful
cause of suffering tuberculosis is among the poor.
Its scourge falls most heavily on men and women
from twenty to thirty years old. who are tho nat
ural breadwinners of their families. Between th"?e
ages one-third of all the deaths In our city are.
i,,,,, tuberculosis. With the overwhelming press
ure work upon the Bureau' of Charities in other
directions WO should have hesitated to add to our
responsibilities but for the manifest pressing need
in this case, and also on account of the active sup
port so promptly and cordially accorded to this
movement from all Bides. We now count especially
on the active aid of the press In Brooklyn to
further our aims and work. This work will prac
tically ho a 1 .art of a great national movement now
going on for the prevention of tuberculosis.
1 -,- this work in Brooklyn the Bureau of Char
ities lias one great advantage in its well estab
lished and most efficient district nursing service.
Under the Red Cross instruction and district nurs
\wj; committee of the bureau there are already six
efficient trained nurses who work In the homes of
tjie poor, and that committee will .-..-.. p. -tat. active-:
I*- with this one both working In unison along
narnllel lines. Both «>f th. .-■ lines of educational.
preventive and remedial work are considered by
us of vital M.-Hi.. for Brooklyn. The ounce of
prevention is always better than the pound of cur",
■md in this chs* cure is infinitely difficult, while pre
vention is easily possible. Th. general fund of th»
Bnreau of Charities is unfortunately inadequate to
„„.. i' th.se ad.led strains, an. si lal contributions
for either of these purposes may be sent to illl.m.
1 Nichols, the general secretary of tho bureau, at
the Central Office. No. <■'■' Schermerhorn-st.
JEFFERSON SHELTERS HOMELESS.
Throws Palm Beach House Open to Burned
Out Hotel Guests.
|HV PI M..;(: I" PHK TKIIUWK. |
Miami, pi a Feb. l*.-.loscph Jefferson has thrown
opVii the second story of his block at West Palm
IV. i. h to the forty guests burned out early Thurs
day morning at the Commercial Hotel, He i,a<
also offered i" give the use of his premises tO V. W.
Schmidt, the la/dlofd, who was a heavy h»or. until
lie can rebuild his hotel, which will take two or
The guests were in pore straitß. escaping amid
jM-,.at ron'tisloiV. after being suddenly aroused 'in
the "middle of the night !>y a neighboring wateh
mdii Kverv hotel mi boarding house was full.
•md 'their trunks and hags, half IP-, t. were scut
i.-i.-d iilonir the sub-walk, when Jefferson appeared
and ordered a. hands to move into bis block, which
i- nearly opposite.
DELTA TAU DELTA CONVENTION.
The 'tW- nt> -third annual conference of the Kast
erri division of the Delia Tan Delta fraternity was
helii yesterday at the Hotel Manhattan. Thirteen
tii U „. v> ,.|,. represented, -!'• delegates, mostly im
cirfgraduatesi; beins pfesynt] Dr. Sanuiol M-i "1..! :• .
'..I '.r I'hllndi'lphta pro-idem of the division, bifii
pi.'.l the chair. i>n Aiigu't 21 to X next in this
.itv is til !>•■ lii 1.1 the twenty -fourth bi-nninl ■ mi
vintioii of tie wbolo t raten.il y. The s "--"'■"■ >«»«
ter.iiv were largely .|e\..i-.i to BrranKements f-»r
this e'.inventtKii Thf*re will !.. repwxentatlv^s from
fh> .ibniiiiichaiiier in the PliHijiplnfs: last 01 -■•>-
in;: ;i dintier wnr h'M.
JIJ!»T « M« M.
• '\lirn Ton :ir« through «i»l» li« p^rt ef th« r>»r*»,
I. <n<< H t« (ho >»a«t»»«t. -00 if «h»» «l«x>« net hnat <>a
llir "Lit lf Ad*, of tlif People" iho ftr«t thin*.
1. Altmatt $c (la, 1
.[._ PARIS LINGERIE in new designs. ; f
ECENT Importations of Hand-midc Undergarments in n- ■» com
* *• Hinahons of Hand Embroidery and Re ai Valenciennes. Irish
Crochet, Cluny, Chantifly «nd M aline Laces, have teen
received, among which are new models in Night Robes with low necks
and short sleeve?, and Petticoats of attractive design.
Complete Trousseaux are shown, and Matinees and Peignoirs of Em
broidered and Printed Muslim, Irish Lace and Voile Ninon.
1 Cresb, Monograms and Initials embroidered.
FINE LACES and LACE ROBES. j
Lace and Embroidered Robes (unmade), and Waist Patterns, of
foreign production, are displayed in a
number of exclusive design?, also Edges, Galoons and
All-overs of Spanish Blonde, Pompadour, Irish, Point Gaze and
WOMEN'S DRESSES of Linen and Cotton Materials.
QUMMER Dresses for Women, executed from advance mj>:bb, arc
k-'k -' now offered for inspection, among which are particularly modish
Gowns of Batiste. Eolienne. Plumeti?, Crystalline. Mull, Linen
and Organdie, with trimmings of Valenciennes Lace or Old English
Severely Tailored Coats and Shirt Waist Suits of white and natural
tint linen, and Separate Skirts of various styles, are. in addition, offered.
And a selection of Hand-made and Hand-embroidered Rob: Dresses
is of more than usual interest.
WOMEN'S OUTER GARMENTS of light-weight fabrics.
Women's Spring Coats and Outer Garments of various lengths are
now presented for selection, including Paletots, Etons. Matinees
and Redingoles of Taffeta and Cloth.
Garments of Embroidered Linen are also shown, for wear at the
Sale of Black Dress Goods.
On TUESDAY, Feb. 21st, Thirty-five Hundred
Yards of FRENCH VEILING, forty-seven inches wide,
the regular price of which is $1.25 per yard, will be
f placed on sale at . . 85c. P« Yard ,
(Rear of Rotunda, First Floor.)
SALE OF PERSIAN RUGS.
On Monday and Tuesday, February 20th and 2ltJu
Two Hundred and Fifty Persian Rugs of Un
usually Fine Quality, in small and medium
sizes and excellent color effects, will be
offered at very low prices, as -follows :
Rugs, formerly $30.00 and $35.00, at $18.00
40.00 M 45.00, M 25.00
55,00 " 65.00, M 34.00
75.00 " 85.00, M 45.00
AND OTHER RUGS AT PROPORTIONATELY
Decorative Objects of Art.
A Sale of Decorative Objects of Art at Greatly Reduced
Prices, and Electric Lamps and Cut Glass at Special Prices
will be held on
Monday and Tuesday, February 20th and 2 1st.
nincttcnth $tmt and Sixth flv\«nuv. Hew YvTK.
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