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iSTfiIRE BREAKERS RIOT
POLICE USE REVOLVERS.
Many Shots Fired When Italians
After passing through a day of almost unbroken
quiet. Ftrike breakers started a riot late last
night on the White Star Line pier. Nearly four
hundred Italians became unruly when they couldn't
get suitable quarters, and fifty policemen from the
Charles street station had to l' hurried to the
ecene. The policemen were forced to draw their
revolvers. After vigorous use of their nightsticks
they finally quelled the riot. Many shots were
:irtd, but so far as «.'ould be learned do one was
As a rule, the strikers were Quiot ami there were
only one or two disturbances. At the piers of the
Compagnie <;er:.- Transatlantiaue the crew
of La Touraine was discharging the cargo. It was
raid she would sail arid] ■ general cargo on Thurs
day. Superintendent Muni? said the men were
making good headway. Two hundred and fifty men
struck at one of the piers and the same number
et another pier, and up to the present only iV-
crev. were working.
"We are Soli very well here with the crews," he
said. "Seventy men or so are working at unload
ing and seventy men are coaling."
The Caledonia, of the Anchor Lin*, from Glas
gow, arrived yesterday morning, and is due to sail
en Saturday. The crews only are working, and it
Is doubtful If the ship can be got away la time. As
Jar as could l""- learned, few if any strike break
ers were working there
A representative of the line paid the Furnessia,
•which was at the West 24th street pier, was due
to sail on Saturday, hut he was not sure. as the
vessel arrived late, whether she would get away
in time. He added: "The vessels are bringing big
crowds of passengers, which means big crews. This,
of course, is a crcat advantage to us."
The Minneapolis, of the Atlantic Transport Line,
Failed yesterday, and the Majestic, of the White
Star Line, which the crews are assisting to un
load and load, will sail on Wednesday, according
to the officials- of the company.
Vernon H. Brown, general manager of the Cunard
Line, said the fjmbiia sailed on time last week
•with an average cargo. He expected the Car
pathia, of the Mediterranean service, to sail on
Thursday. They were doing well, and th» vessels,
he believed, would all Fail on schedule time.
It was admitted that the lints were badly ham
pered by the lack of men and by "green hands."
Superintendent Robertson of the Cunard Line said
the company felt Indignant at the regular men, who
were paid salaries, for Joining the strikers. Four
teen of the regular men remained, and the crews
of the vessels in their bertha were doing the un
"We. are not allowing the members of a crew
who are doing longshoremen's work to work for
any vessels except the one they have signed for, so
as to make sure that we are violating no law,** he
said. "The crews are being paid the regular wages
of longshoremen. We certainly will not take back
any of our regular men that we employed Indepen
dent of the men who were paid by the hour."
He said that if there was not ■ change to-riHy
they will begin to take on strike breakers. The
new men had treated them badly, as many of them
had been years in the service of the. company.
■With regard to the men generally he said that the
company had offered to provide Bleeping accommo
dations in shed? If they were afraid of the strikers.
It came out yesterday that the talk of the coal
heavers Joining the strike, which is being circulated
Toy the strike leaders, means nothing. It is merely
a. rhetorical attempt to make it appear as if the
strike was constantly extending. As a matter of
fact the coal heavers'went on strike with the 'long
shoremen and are part of the twenty-five thousand
or thirty thousand who President Connors, of
Longshoremen's Protective Union, said were on
etrike. They were classed with the 'longshoremen
and made the same demands. It was paid yester
day the Umbria, of the Cunard Line, which sailed
last week, had her full complement of coal.
The strikers met yesterday In ■ hall at Leroy
end Hudson streets and th» mot-ting of the execu
tive committee of the 'Longshoremen's Union fol
lowed. A delegation of nf-ero "longshoremen, repre
senting they said eight hundred negroes who were
on strike, called and ai=k«-d to be enrolled as a
union. The delegation was enrolled, Its members
Toeing the charter members of the union. and the
rest will be enrolled this week, according to Presi
There was a email riot last night at the White
Star Line pier, when two hundred strike breakers,
who were tired of sleeping at the piers, wanted to
: get home. They demanded to go home to sleep
end said they would be back !n the morning They
awe finally allowed to go in batches of sixty or
eighty, under police protection, and wore assaulted
in some cases by strikers, who hung around in
| rpite of the vigilance of the police. As far as
* couid be learned, none of them were seriously hurt.
EXTRA WORKERS ON THE ZEELAND.
Red Star Liner Will Bring Belgian Laborers
to Discharge Cargo.
Antwerp, Hay 12.— Owing to the strike of
longshoremen In New York, the Red Star Line
steamer Zeeland will take eighty-five Belgian
dockworkers to New York, and an extra supply
Of coal to enable her to return on time. The
Cockmen will only work In the hold of the ship.
REFINERY STRIKE ENDS.
Men Accept the Compromise Offered
by Havemcycr Plant.
. The laborers of the Havenieyer sugar refinery, la
WUJiamsburg. who went en etrike last Monday for
an Increase of three cents an hour, decided yester
day to accept a compromise of one and one-half
cents an, hour offered by the refinery. The accept
ance of the terms probably prevented the shutting
down of the refinery.
The men had been receiving 15 cents an hour,
and demanded IS cents. Soon after the strike, be
gan ih* refinery offlci&'s agreed to meet the strik
«TS half way, but the men refused.
. The refinery had no difficulty in employing un
skilled labor, but these men were green at sugar
refining, and not much could be accomplished with
them. Representatives of the State Department
of Labor were in Vn]llamst>urg on Saturday, and.
on going over the ground, th»y cams to th» con
clusion that the terms offered by the sugar offi
cials ought to be acceptable to the men.
Last night a large number of men went back to
■work, and early thin morning the next shift was
made up of the remainder. There- whs a lively
scramble on the part of the strikers to go back
To work, and the large force or policemen on hand
to prevent disorder had considerable difficulty in :
handling the crowd.
SARANAC LAKE STRIKE ENDS.
Saranac Lake, N. V.. May 12.— The strike of two
hundred carpenters which tied up building opera
tions in this region on May 1 has been pettled on the
basis of a nine-hour instead of a ten-hour day. and
the men will return to work to-morrow. The hotels.
caafpa and cottages In process of construction can
now be completed, it la believed, by June 15 when
the season Is usually opened.
POLICE FIND MURDERED MAN.
An Italian was caught last night by Patrolman
Dunn, of the Hamilton avenue station, Brooklyn,
as he was coming out of a house In Columbia
street. Dunn says he saw blood stains all over his
clothing, and immediately arrested him. He could
give no satisfactory account of himself, so he was
locked up. while Dunn, with two detectives, went
back to search the house. After a long hunt they
finally found the body of a young man in the cel
lar with his throat cut and half a dozen stab
wounds around his heart. A doctor was immedi
ately eumrnoned. He said the man had been dead
only about ten minutes. The prisoner gave his
name as Mark Basdo. Beyond that tie would say
DISCORD L\ T EMANU-EL
SECRET MEETING HELD.
Story of Rabbis' Quarrel Brings Dis
sension to Head.
Following the Btory in The Tribune yesterday
of the incident in Temple Emanu-El on Satur
day, when the Rev. Dr. Joseph Silverman. the
senior rabbi, took vigorous exception to a state
ment that bad been made a few minutes before
by the Rev. Dr. J. L. atagnes, the associate
rabbi, there was a hurriedly tailed meeting of
the trustres of the congregation last night.
II i.< understood that the incident brought to a
n< a I '■ »me little feelings of jealousy that are
said to have existed between the friends of earn
rabbi. Two of the trustees, it is understood,
were accused of giving out the story in order to
injure Dr. Silverman. They denied that ther
had anything lo do with it, but the discussion
ghl out the differences of opinion among
the trustees, and resulted in a debato that lasted
for two hours.
When the trustees came out of the synagogue,
which is at Fifth avenue and 43d street, they
were surpristd to learn that the fact that the
meeting was being hold was known outside
the board. They f-oemed much excited, and re
rused to discuss what had been done. One of
the trustees said:
"This is only one of our regular meetings, an-1
we pimply transacted ruutine business. There
Is absolutely no truth in the story that there is
any fe.ling between any members of the con
It was learned, however, that the meeting
was hurriedly called, and that it was most un
usual to hold such meetings on Sunday night. It
was evident from the agitation of the trustees
thai there had been an exciting time. Before the
meeting: adjourned each man was put on hia
honor not to divulge anything that had pone on.
Another dire, tor raid: "There is no Question
of Zionism or anti-Zionism In this congregation.
Each mnn lir-s a right to think aa ho likes. I
think this-- thing will blow over."
Th-?rc was a rumor that there were differ
ences of opinion between Rabbi Magnes, who is
said to ienn toward the ideas of the Zionists,
and Rabbi Eilverman. who is not in harmony
with these ideas. Tho propaganda of the Zion
ists is that the Hebrews should return to Pal
estine and return to the customs of their fore*
The incident in the pulpit of Temple Emnnu-
El on Saturday arose from a reference that Dr.
Magnes made to trouble in the Hebrew Union
College. Cincinnati, last December. Professor
Margolius, of the chair of Semitic languages,
preached a pennon in the college chapel, which
v. as strongly in favor of Zionism. Dr. Kohler,
the president, who Is a strong anti-Zionist, took
exception to it, and said that thereafter he did
not want that doctrine advocated by any mem
ber or' the faculty. Professors Malter and
Bchloessinger took Fides with Professor Mar
golius, the result being that the three men re
On Saturday, in Temple Emanu-El. Dr. Mag
nee preached on the subject, "The Jews as a Mi
nority." His main thought was that Jews should
stick closer to the religion of their fathers, that
they should preserve their faith, and that they
should continue the study of the Bible, not
leaving: It to the critics alone. In conclusion he
made, an incidental reference to the occurrence
in Cincinnati, saying that it showed that some
Jews were not as broadminded as they might
be. when three professors were practically
forced out of college.
Dr. Silverman said yesterday that at the con
clusion of the service ho simply got up to deplore
the fact that Dr. Mugnes had construed the
Cincinnati incident In such a way as to Indicate
that the professors had been deposed. He denied
that there was any feeling between himself and
Dr. Magnes, and said they were In perfect har
mony, and were the best of friends.
Both rabbis attended the services of the re
ligious school of Temple Kmanu-El yesterday
morning, and Dr. Rllverman. in introducing Dr.
Magnet to the children, said that, although the
latter had been with them only a short time, yet
all had learned to love him. Dr. Magnes has
been associated with the congregation, which is
one of the wealthiest in the country, for less
than a year. . ■
Among those at the trustees' meeting last
night were James geligrh&n, president; M. H.
Moses. Justice David Leventritt, ex-Justice A.
J. Dittenhoefer, S. M. Shafer. Louis Marshal,
Louis Stern and Daniel Guggenheim. Bhth Dr.
Bllverman and Dr. Magnes were present. 1 Jacob
Schiff, the banker. Is n member of the' board,
but was not at the meeting.
PLEA FOR MINISTERS.
Their Opportunities Never So Great,
Says Dr. Adlcr.
Various aspects of the ethical movement, with
particular emphasis upon the results achieved In
the annual meeting of the American Ethical Union,
were considered by four wpeakers at a meeting of
the New York Ethical Society in Carnegie Hall
yesterday morning. Dr. Felix Adler made a plea
for young men to enter the "ministry" of the
Ethical Culture movement. He paid in part:
Ethical leadership is a new vocation. It Is a
new religious ministry. To this office of ethical
leader we could apply the terms preacher min
ister, clergyman, teacher, and all with a good de
gree of accuracy. The vocation of preacher wo
learn. Is falling into neglect From Vale we heard
th» other day that in the last twenty-five years
the percentage of young men studying for tho
ministry has declined to seven and a fraction.
\\ by its this? Because the conception of the vo
cation has narrowed. Because it is held that
creeds must ix» preached. Now, as a matter of
fact, the vocation and opportunities of preaching
are greater and more commanding than ever he
fore. This, too, despite the dwindling and disaii
ranee of obsolete creeds.
The social world is rocking as in the grip of an
earthquake. There is a cry echoing through the
world; will not some one answer it? It is a mis
take for a man who Is called upon to preach to go
into the law, into medicine or into literature or
social reform work. The seed must be sown- will
not some one help in the task?
Other speakers were Professor Charles A. Zue.b
lin. of Chicago University; Mrs. Anna Garlln Spen-'
cor, William M. Salter and Professor N. Schmidt,
PORTERS HATE TO "ANTE UP.'
Call It Degrading and Demoralizing to Di
vide Tips with Chiefs.
For come time the hotel porters, who have been
organized as the Hotel Porters' Protective I'nion.
have been objecting to the system by which they
have to give part of their tips to the hend porters.
The head porter engages the regular porters, who
say their wages are so small that tipping has be
come a necessary evil.
Though the head porter does nothing for the tips.
they say he is always grasping for his share, and
the patrons of the hotel, who tip tii- hnrd working
porters, think that they are the oniy beneflciSJiea
of tneir generosity, a iM.-gate of the union re
ceived the floor ut yesterday's meeting of the Cen
tral Federated T'nion. He made a few preliminary
remarks, and then handtd a statement to the BSC
retary, which said that the system of dividing the
tips with the head porter was not only degrading
and demoralizing to the men. but detrimental to
the best interests of the hotel. The matter was
referred to the executive committee, which will
sna-ke n recommendation next week.
YOUTH KILLS YOUTH AFTER QUARREL.
Confesses After Body Is Found by Father of
Brunswick. Mo.. May 12.— Cherishing resentment
aver a boyish quarrel which took place two weeks
ago, Sydney Preble. fifteen years old. shot and
killed Morris W. Heath, eighteen years old. in
Bowdoinham last night. The crime was not discov
ered until to-day, when M. S. Heath, father of the
murdered boy. found the body burled under pine
Epills and leaves si the edge of a swamp. Preblo
was at resttd. and immediately confessed.
As soon as he was arrested to-day Preble con
fessed without any hesitation, and added that he
had intended to go to Bath to-morro>v and make
his confession to the jud^o of the municipal court
of that city, With this purpose of confession in
vie-., he said, he borrowed young Heath's bicycle
before he committed the «iced, intending to use the
wheel for his trip to Bath.,
Preblo has served two terms fn the State Reform
School on breaking and entering charges.
NEW-YORK DATLT TRIBUTE. STOXDAY. MAY 13. 1007.
jVEW HOME FOR JEWS.
.1//?. SCIJJFF SPEAKS.
Praises Work at Dedication of Haw
thorne School for Boys.
The new borne for Jewish boys, at Hawthorne,
Westchester County, which was built by the Jew
ish Protectory and - id Society, was dedicated yes
terday. Five hundred friends and members of the
society attended the ceremonies. The home will be
known as the Hawthorne School.
The Jewish Protectory and Aid Society was or
ganized in IMC, when the Juvenile Asylum moved
from New York to Dobbs Ferry, thereby reducing
ltd capacity and discharging all its Jewish inmates.
As this home is for Jewish boys only, delinquent
boys '..ill be sent there by the courts. instead of to
non-Jewish Institutions, as heretofore.
Ex-Attorney General Julius Mayer, president of
the society, v. ho made the opening address, said
the present conditions had led to the belief that
a Jewish protectory was an absolute necessity.
"The boys need to be taken away from the evils
of crowded tenements," he said, "and the tempta
tions of the street. They need decent environ
ments; they need fresh air, good food, personal
cleanliness and the discipline of regular habits.
They need to he taught useful trades. bo that In
the years to come they will net be obliged to wear
their lives away In sweatshops."
Among the other speakers were the Rev. Maurice
H. Harris. Controller Met*. Jacob H. Schiff. Jus
tice Greenbaum and Louis Marshall.
Justice Greenbaum, in speaking of the new home,
said, In part:
"It ?3 like the black ehefp story in the family.
Unfortunately, the black sheep still exist among
all people. We should stop and consider that
twenty-five years a.co it was a rare thing to see
a Jew in a criminal court. Now thousands can be
Keen there, some of them Illiterate and others
poverty stricken The last few days I have made
a careful study of a number of cases that came
before the criminal branches of the Supreme Court.
I wanted to find out what ratio Hebrew crime bore
to that of other nationalities. The statistics are
such, I am plad to say, that I have little doubt
that In the last three years there have been fewer
Hebrew criminals than among any other people.
"Would you call theso little boys criminals? Oh.
no. I think these boys can be mad ■ good when
they are taught what .*ight Is, when they get
manual training bo that Satan won't have a chance
to tempt them."
Mr. Schiff paid he considered ft a grent honor to
attend th« dedication of such nn institution, "of a
character heretofore unknown In the great cycle
of Jewish communal nrcnr.lznM >n9 "
"As long as twenty-rive years ago," he continued,
"th* necessity for a Jewish protectory began to be
discussed, but the Jewish community, unwilling to
admit that any large number of Its race needed
reforming, persistently declined to countenance the
creation of an Institution to be devoted to the
raising of the moral status of Jewish Juvenile de
"All praise and honor to th« worthy managers of
the Catholic Protectory and of the Juvenile
Asylum, who for so many years have readily kept
wide open their portnls. have hospitably received
young delinquents of nil races and denominations
and have endeavored to make of them useful mem
bers of society. We had, however, no right to
expect that this should continue forever, and while
the Catholic Protectory willingly continues to re
ceive and to harbor a considerable number of
Jewish children. Jewish communal leaders were,
with the enormous growth of the Jewish population
of New York consequent upon the large immigra
tion of the last quarter of a century-a growth
which appears to have no limit— at last forced to
tak«> cognisance of conditions which had developed,
and felt compelled to take steps for the creation of
.'1 Jewish protectory.
"I know something of th« obstacles, difficulties
and prejudices which had to be overcome, and I
cannot but admire the persistency ami intelligent
energy on the part of the men who have had the
establishment of a Jewish protectory In charge
Thanks to <Jod. this la the spirit thnt his at last
mads for the establishment of the Jewish Protec
"I am told thru to complete these holdings it
became necessary to raise part Of th» money re
quired through a mortßa?*» loan. This is not as It
should be, and Is hardly to the credit of the Jewish
community. May it not be earnestly hoped that
those who have not yet done their part will
promptly help to remove this handicap from thts
Among those who attended the ceremonies wer^
Judge Otto A. Rosalski , I/or-iu Zeller, Isaac N.
Bellgman, Felix -M.. Warburg, Edward Lauterbai 1,
Mortimer I*i Schlff, Justl Platzek. Adolph Lewi
sohn. Cyrus Bulrberger, Magistrate olmstead. l> P.
Hayes ' Leopold Stern, A. M. Radln mid many
WILD WEST GETS TO BROOKLYN.
Hundreds Desert Church to Watch Show
Settling Down Across the Bridge.
••Buffnlo Bill" and Ii j Wild Weal went Into camp
at 3d street .-inrt Fifth avenue, Brooklyn, yesterday
morning. The perforn U be held every
afternoon and evening in the open air. the bj its
being under ten's. Hundreds "f Brooklynitea vla-
It^d tlip Incloßure yesterday and Inspected 'h( -
"field equipment" of the show, which la entirely
It is expected that the "bucking broncos will
yurpasH anything ever Been In the East" when they
find themselves once more In the open air. All of
the features shown ai Madison Square Garden dur
ing the last few weeks will be duplicated, onl on
a larger scale. The old circus method of seating
people on board benches has been abolished, and
comfortable chairs take their pis ■
Five hundred horses nnd eight hundred men are
now with the show,
GOVERNOR LITTLE MAY RESIGN.
Will Do So if He Cannot Resume Work in
Arkansas by August 15.
IBy Telesrapti t" Tn* Tribune 1
Little Hock, Ark., May 12. It I* now practically
certain that Governor 1-.l Ml* will return to Arkan
sas in a few days, but whether he will b-» in condi
tion to resume his duties as Governor i^ doubtful.
It Is learned fn m trustworthy sources that, if he is
unable to do so .by August IS he will resign and
order a special election.
The constitution bars members of the Legislature
from becoming candidates for Governor. Judge
William M. Kavanaugh. former Superintendent of
Public Instruction; J. M. Hln»nian, of Arkadel
phla, and Attorney General \\ . K. Klrby will be
candidates If llr. Little resigns. B. W Macfor
lnne, Mr. Kittles campaign manager, may be a
NEW MAIL ROUTES TO BRAZIL.
White Star, American and French Lines to
Begin Service Soon.
The sailing of the Whits star liner Majestic on
Wednesday will begin a tiew mall service to
Southern Brazil via. Southampton. The Irregular
mail service between New Fork and Rio de Janeiro
and Bant », nnd the regular service from Europe
to Brazilian ports have brought about the change
of thP South American mall service from this port.
On May 16. with the sailing of i^a. Touralne, tha
French Line will begin ■ regular weekly mall
service to Brazil via. Havre and Lisbon. TV-
American Line will also start a weekly mall s,t
vice to Brasll on Its steamers, which leave New
York every Saturday. The St. Louis will carry riie
first Hr.Tzlllan mail via Southampton. It Is thought
Hint from Beven to ten daya will be saved :a trans
mission to Southern Brazil on the transatlantic
DAMAGE BY FROST IN MARYLAND.
Baltimore. May 12.— Unseasonably cold -weather
«-ns experienced last nlKht throughout Maryland
and from many parts of the state conic reports of
(lamaßc to crops, especially strawberries, tomatoes
nnd early potatoes. While this is particularly true
of the western and mountainous secU,. :lS- reports
of frost nn<l damage come also from the Eastern
Shore trucking section.
MAYOR DENOUNCED BY C. F. U.
The committee appointed by the Central Feder
ated Union to visit Mayor McClellan. at the request
of a delegation of women teachers, made its report
yesterday of Its failure to get tho Mayor to sign
the Whits bill equalizing the salaries of men and
women teachers. The Mayor was denounced, and
Delegate Barry, of the Actors' Protective Union,
said that the teachers were better paid oven in
Germany than In New York. Tho Mayor found a
champion In Delegate Ryan, of the Photo-En
gravers' Union, who said that the Mayor was
right. If the wom«n teachers' salaries were made
as -high as the men's it would be a premium on
rac« mulclda, aa they would remain single
PLOT TO KILL ORCHARD?
Rumors of Attempt to Shoot Pris
oner from Hills.
Boise, Idaho, May 1-.— The summoning cf the spe
cial venire of talesmen in the case, of William D.
Haywo,.d, charged with complicity In the murder
of ex-Governor Frank Bteunenberg, will be com
pleted to-morrow morning, and the hundred B»«a
who have been called by Sheriff Hodgta will pre
smt themselves in Ju.ige Woods court to-morrow
afternoon, when the case will ue resumed. Gen
eral expectation is that not more than two of the
regular venire already examined win be retained m
the jury box. and that th< bulk of the jury will
(nine from the quota now called by the sheriff.
The eleven men confined since Thursday In th>»
jury house will be glad to Bee the case resumed.
Most i .'' them believe that they are not to serve on
the i iry, and alU* ugh they have i..-<-n comfortably
i... wed and wrll fed, they l.aye grown restlesj un
Interest in the trial continues to centre in the
personality and the testimony of Harry Orchard,
who it fs alleged killed Steunenberg, and on whose
confession Haywood and his associates In the di
rectorate of the Western Federation of Miners
v. ■ ■■ Indli it d.
Speculation as to the time of hi 3 appearance is
idle until the Jury !s formed, but it Is believed that
»he will be called after the death of Bteunenberg
has been proved, and that his testimony will be
the main foundation on which the prosecution will
liuiid. Meanwhile Orchard Is a closely guarded
prisoner in the state penitentiary, a castle struct
ure, built and walled with stone, that stands in
the eastern suburbs of Boise.
Various reports ;is to attempts to reach or kill
Orchard ara In circulation, the last beincr a tale
from Lewiston, Ida . of a plot said to have beta
formed some months ago to shoot Orchard from
the hills back of the prison These stories lack
confirmation, but they serve to tighten the vig
ilance of Warden Whitney and his deputies, lto
ports from the prison Bay that Orchard Is in coo.!
health and condition, that he continues his reading
along religious lines, that he will unquestionably
repeat his confession in court, and thru he is ready
for th» fate made certain by his confession.
riojfo sleeps to-day under a new Sunday rest law,
operative for ths first time. Baseball, one of tho
few exemptions of the moral close' season, attract
ed many of the participants In the case.
Hay wood to-day received his family under th«
trees on the courthouse lawn, and for an hour
watched his youngest child play with a litter of
Spitz puppies that looked like animated powder
puffs. Pettlbone looked on from a barred window,
and In th* gronn on the lawn Sheriff Hodgin
Mroller! with a few of his deputies Attorneys
Richardson and l>.nrr"iv came later nnd talked for
n time with their client. Clarence narrow. rouns«l
for the defence, lectured at the I'nltarlan church
to-night, his theme being "Walt Whitman, Poet."
It required Imagination to construct and realize
the great tragedy th«» moves forward here to
morrow—tho crass carpeted prison yard, the streets
th» scenes, the people who moved in th« yund.iv
calm would contradict the. Idea: but the coming
nnd Ing of counsel, witnesses, deputies and de
t«ctive? Nt thf fflces of the attorneys for th«
proseciifii.ii and defence prove the activity of
those Interested In either Bide.
Governor <;0.->,iip C . who spent the last few days
on his extensive nheep ranch near Shoshone. re
turned to Boise this morning.
NEW CHICAGO CHARTER.
City's Finances Will Be Greatly Re
Pprlngfleld. 111.. May 12— After a four months'
session the Illinois Legislature spent all last
night in passing a new charter for Chicago, nnd
adjourned at daybreak until next Wednesday,
when Governor Deneen's deep waterway bills
will be taken up; hut the work nf the Assembly
virtually ceased with this morning's adjourn
Probably the most important work of th*
Assembly was to grant a metropolitan charter
to Chicago tn replace the old charter that has
been patched up from time to time in an effort
to make the village grant fit a city of some
2.000.000 Inhabitants The new charter gives
Chicago almost unlimited home rule. Tho new
City Council will consist of fifty members, one to
be elected from each "aid. to serve four years.
There are now thirty-five wards, and each ward
has two aldermen, one elected every other year.
Aldermen will receive .<:t..^>i> a year, Instead of
$1,500 as now. The Chicago park system, now
under control of three commissioners appointed
by the Governor, will be under one commission
of nine members, appointed by the Mayor.
The borrowing power of the city Is Increased
to :. per cent of the total valuation of taxable
property. In brief, the new charter will place
Chicago In the position of a state under the
suzerainty of Illinois.
Chicago drew another prize from the state as
sembly iii the passage of a series of measures
embracing an elaborate extension of the Chicago
park and boulevard system, by which nearly th"
whole lake front, extending several miles, Is to
be made into a park boulevard.
The Legislature nl«o passed a two-cent fare,
law. a pure food law, several Insurance reform
measures patterned after the New York and
Massachusetts laws, stricter state banking reg
ulations and a local option bill.
Shelby M. Cullom was re-elected to the United
PL. iXS FOR A SSEMBL F.
Presbyterians to Meet at Columbus,
Ohio, on Thursday.
Philadelphia, May 12.— The 119 th General Assem
bly of the Presbyterian Church in the United
states will meet in Columbus, Ohio, next Thurs
day. In this assembly threo hundred commission
ers from the former Cumberland Church, which
severed Its relations with the General Assembly
about one hundred years ago and is now reunited
to it, will be present thus Increasing the number
of commissioners to one thousand. The number of
communicants In the Church is now 1,30J,0T3; Bun
day school members, 1,20»,&<.>7. and ministers, 9.362.
The moderator, the Rev. Dr. Hunter Corbett,
having returned to China where he. has been a
missionary for upward of thirty years, the Rev.
Dr. Robert F. Cbyle, of Denver, the last preceding
moderator, will preside until a new moderator Is
elected. The opening sermon will he delivered, by
the Rev. Dr. Ira Landrlth, of Nashville, Term., the
moderator of the former Cumberland Church.
Besides the usual annual reports, there will be
on- by a special committee appointed by the last
Genera] Assembly to consider the expediency of
combining several of the existing boards, reducing
the number from eight to three or four, and also
to consider the whole question of possible Improve
ment In the executive and administrative functions
and agencies of the Church.
The Rev. I>r. .lames I>. Moffatt. president of
Washington and Jefferson College and a former
moderator of the, General Assembly, Is the chair
man of the committee. It Is understood that only
progress will be reported, more time being required
to come to a satisfactory conclusion as to the mat
ter of the consolidation of ths boards. it Is ex
pected, however, that the report will recommend
tho enlargement of the powers and functions of the
inn,!,,-,, of the assembly, ■ synods and presby
teries; providing for all such bodies an executive
commission of which the moderator shall be th«
chairman, and making the moderator during the
term of his office the executive head In fact of the
ecclesiastical bod) appointing him. At present the
moderator of the assembly has practically no power
after the assembly at which ho was sleeted ad*
At the coming assembly there will probably be
adopted by a" vote of the presbyteries a provision
for immanent Judicial commission-, In the assem
bly, synods and presbyteries, whose function shall
be to try Judicial cases not Involving constitutional
questions, thus saving the time of the church
courts when In session and placing the trials of
such cases in circumstances where there can be
more time for deliberation and less distraction
The evangelist work throughout the Church will
also occupy the attention of lbs Assembly The re
port for the year will bo presented by John II
Converse, of Philadelphia, and plans for an In
creasingly aggressive work will be formulated The
territory covered by the former Cumberland Church
will no doubt receive .throußh the coming year con
siderable attention under the supervision of the us
One of the, most Interesting popular meetings un
der the auspices of the assembly will be held next
Sunday afternoon In the interest of the church's
relation to the labor problem. The principal speaker
will be the Rev. Charles Stelzle. speaiter
It is expected by those in close touch with the
commissioners to the assembly that the Rev Dr
William Henry Roberts, D. D.. of Philadelphia' for
many yean the stated clerk of the assembly, may
Tiffany & COo
Tiffany & Co. direct attention to their storage
department for the safe-keeping of securities,
jewelry, laces, silverware and heirlooms
Articles intended for storage will be sent for and
packed by experienced men
Boxes in the vault .or rental by the year
Fifth Avenue & 37^' Street
? WILTON CARPETS
& Noted for Their Durability
}T \Y/E are this Spring displaying some
200 designs in Wilton Carpets,
an assortment that cannot fail to meet
vitll the approval of the most dis
criminating purchaser. TRe extreme
range of design and color permits a
ready and satisfactory selection for
Where artistic effects and great
durability are desired, the welNmade
Wilton cannot be surpassed.
Broadway & Nineteenth Street
COLDEST MAI 12RNOWJS
WINTER WRAPS POPULAR.
Boreas and Old Sol Battle, the For
With the sharpness of an October morning tn the
wind as it nwept past cernsn, and just a hint of
spring mildness in sheltered, sun warmed nooks,
the reappearance of the winter overcoat marked
the first clear day of the last week or so yesterday.
With nil the parks clothed In vernal green or flow
ering trees In fall bloom, the dny began with break
ing all records for low temperature. Never before
In the records of the Weather Bureau is so cold a
May 12 to be found. Only three times has so low a
temperature — 36 depress nt sunrise — been reported
In the entire month, and these were all enrller hi
the month. Twice the thermometer dropped two
degrees lower. Slay 1, IST*;, ami May 1. Msl
The bright sunshine brought out hundreds of per-
BOBS, and the popular avenues were filled. But
ther"> was no loitering; everybody stepped out with
a brisk stride. In Central Park there was the usual
long stream of carriages making th*> circuit of the
drives, but every rider was well wrapped up. For
the first time in years the swanboats were missed
from the park lakes, but the fatality of last Sunday
did not keep the canoes and rowboata from being
constantly In use all day.
Coney Island proved a popular winter resort, with
thousands rushing to the seaside, as if in haste to
escape thfi heat of a midsummer holiday. The Brook
lyn Rapid Transit began its express train service.
an«l all the other lines wars run on the summer
schedule By 3 o'clock Cons; had the crowded ap
pearance of a midsummer day. But the spring salts
sod straw hats in evidence aid not help on» to for
got the cold wind which swept Surf avenue.
Even the Brighton Beach boardwalk was for a
time popular, but the sea breeze which Is guaran
teed by '•"••• hotel press agents to be twenty degrees
cooler than the city breeze In the summer soon
drove them to placet where one might get two fin
gers of warmth for 15 cants. Then they harried to
Luna Park, where every one was trying hard to
make llevc that the season really had begun. The
Bowery tried to take on Its summer appearance
also; but all this was In vain when the sun began
Then a rush was mads for the trains bound for
the city. Other crowds hurried Into the hotels
and there remained long enough to take some more
heroic steps toward preventing pneumonia. The
result quickly became apparent, and soon ths
patrol wagon attached to the Coney Island police
Miit ion was working ■•!! special rush schedule
When it became apparent that the hotels were
doing all the business, Captain Plnkerton anil his
men began an excise campaign, Within an hour
after the police started to search for liquor law
violators, flvo arrests had been made Coney Island
was panicstricken at the police activity, and the
hotel men took no further chances.
The continued cold will result in tbe loss of thou
sands of dollars to the amusement places. The
slums iit Luna Park are mostly inclosed and com
fortable. Dreamland will not open until Satur
day, when warmer weather is prayed for by the
All the northeastern part of the country was In
the grip of the coM wave, while a considerable drop
In temperature was reported also from the South
Atlantic States ami Northern Florida. From tho
lower hike states as far south as the Western Ohio
Valley and eastward killing frosts were reported It
whs colder, too, in Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming
and Western South Dakota. Ths only reports of
warmer weather were those from the upper lak«
region and southwestward to Texas. The highest
temperature reported at 8 a. m. was SO degrees at
Key West, while the lowest was at Binghamton, 34
ANOTHER JEAX VALJEAX.
Michigan Convict Recaptured After
Two Yearn' Honest Life.
Jackson. Mich., May 12.— After two years of free
dom, during which he tried to atone for past mis
deeds by hard work and decent living, John Alli
son, a member of the notorious "Lake Shore Gang."
who was sentenced to seventeen years In prison for
taking part in tho Rlchland (Mich.) bank robbery
and escaped in l?0J. is back lii the Jackson peni
tentiary to serve out his remaining twelve years
Unless he secures a parole or pardon because of
his good record during the two years of freedom.
The "Lake Shore Gang" spread terror throughout
Southern Michigan and Northern Ohio and Indiana
In I$S3 by their robberies. In ISO Allison, with
three members of las gang, Peverett, Slater and
Spellman, was captured anil convicted of robbing
the Xli hlanl bank. After Allisons escape be went
to Illinois, forsook his former ways, took a new
name and went to work as a mechanic. He met
Mrs. Wagner, a widow with four children. Mi in
love with her and married her without disclosing
his past life. They had one child, and just before
its birth be told Ills .story to her. she said they
would try to forget It and live down the old life
However. Just before last Christmas be was recog
nized, arrested and returned to the prison here.
Allison' blameless life after his escape and his
manifest effort to forsake entirely his former com
panions and habits have aroused much sympathy
for him. and he seems to be In a fair way to secure
the longed for parole. Fortified by a lons petition
for his release, slKned by his former associates In
Moltne, Allison will next week make formal appli
cation to the pardon board for clemency. Gov
ernor F. M. Warner has said that he believes he
should have some relief. The Governor says that
If the pardon board, after investigation, agrees ho
can commute Allison's sentence, as he will already
have served half of it. enabling him to be released
on parole, under the law. and then give him Der
inlsslon to leave the state, so that he can return to
Moline and resume his work. His employers have
said that they will re-employ him.
By working overtime in the prison hammer shOD
Allison Is able to earn from $10 to (30 a month
which Is given to his wife for her support.
Was Earned Last Year
by one of the realty syndicates
organized by us.
Another earned 53%
and a third earned 41%
Actual profits on tvi.vi<v=!« dor.?. in addition
to which the properties Mill held by these syn
dicates hay« advanced In \aluo over I" 1 " 1 - No
firm of Investment offers such gr«"at profit!
■with absoiuf security a* a participating interest
In a realty syndicate.
Wo are sow organising another undertaking
and Invite the c<v»perat!on of our frlentia and
the public generally.
Our prospectus gives full detail?, mailed free
We invite the closest investigation and desire
you to correspond and question freely on all
points you desire Information
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200 MONTAC.IE ST.. BROOKXV-V. N. Y.
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ALTERING. KEIAYLNO. PACKING.
YUCATAX HEMP SUFFERS.
Losses by Fire and Drouth Placed
at Over $15,000,000. «
■ fPy ' ■•^■-!r i 111 1 The TriMme.]
City of Mexico. May 12. — Advices received to
day show that tits losses to (he henlquln indus
try in the State of Yucatan on account of thf»
long continued drouth are enormous. Many of
tho large heniquin plantations have been sw?pt
by fire since the drouth set in, the losses aggre
gating more than $15,000,000, and three oi tha
largest commercial firms in Merida and Pr -
f^SUU have failed recently for a total of more
The exports 1 1 the product fell off. :■■> ft( ™ bales
during AprU, compared with April of last year.
It is alleged by the heniquin growers of Yucatan
that ■ conspiracy exists on the part of Ne-.v York
buyers of henlquin to force Yucatan out of thd
market. The price of Yucatan heniquin has been
dropped to *> 7 <« cents, gold, a pound, while tha
price of the Manila product Is from I*^ to 114
cents, gold, a pound. The people of Yucatan ar*
in great distress, and deaths fro starvation are
KAISER HARD AT WORK.
Stories of Activity Scare Jersey City
Police Into Sudden Wakefulness.
Owing to Sheriff Kaiser, the Sunday -•'■' wa3
better observed by the Jersey City saloonkeepers
yesterday that It bad been for many weeks. The
word was passed along the line that the Sheriff
had men out procuring evidence. The wily dealers
WhS violated tile law had sentinels SOS) ar'l
only the regular patrons were admitted to tl*.»
rooms in the rear or upstairs or in the basement
for Sunday rraue.
The saloonkeepers respect the clause in the
bishops* bill requiring the removal of the screes*,
that the barroom shall be exposed. It Is ktio^n
that two of the attaches of the County Court vis
ited two of the saloons n the vicinity ot Mayo"
Kazan's home and walked Into the temporary bar
room. They ordered Intoxicating: beverages, but
could not .net them The fact that the Sunday bar
room was In commission and that liquors were ex
posed for sale was as much a. violation of the law
as If the drinks had been served.
The saloonkeepers and other violators who have
not been pressed hard by the official:* are now be
tween the upper and nether millstones because •
the factional fight In the Republican party in tM
county, which is especially bitter in Jersey City.
The Pagan men axe in control of tin- POBW L
partment. and the Sheriff and Prosecutor are » »
■ranlzatlon. or Dickinson, men The move of I™
Sheriff is believed to be in retaliation for : -VT";
arrest in a saloon by a policeman, who cnar = *
him with playing poker »
BISHOP M'DOWELL ON NEGRO.
Ifgj] Solution to Problem Must Have Moral
Element in It, He Says.
[By Telegraph to Th» Tribune. 1
New Haven. May 12.— "The SfStrS question ana
the condition of the ne r<> are both better and **' crs
than they wets before the C'.vll War." sail Bishop
McDowell, of Chicago, la a sermon at Yale to-da>.
"They cannot be settled by violence. The attitude «
the North and that of the South are vastly *■•**'
cnt in regard to the negro. Personally the wMia
man of the North does not want the negro ar^ una
him. Ho wants the negro to have his vote and i n»
wages, but he does not want him In pjrso nai P n*
imlty. The white people of the South do not od
Ject to the proximity of the negro. ._-»»*
•The negro is not a class. He cannot be treatea
as such. H« Is a race by himself. He must xso
ptven a home. Intelllßence and sobriety . *,"Kfd
that are bad for him and the things that are twia
for the white man at- worse* for the n ? gro V,, .£»
industrial solution is not the real soIut!o "f« , i
negro - .■-.-. The real solution must a * y "
moral element in it."