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I " ' ttii SUN. SATUUbAY. PtiCBMfrttK 19, 189J. ;L, f$
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BENT ON TOE SAME ERRAND.
IUKV DbiaMKJWT TO bwxndlk zmun
xtyakaoris vrixa " anncs goods,"
Bat win Ami ratta m Brick la Ilia nnadl
f "Coaaltrftlt" Meaty Ha KteospsiMd
KftMrg' Bnatflt) M a. llarff e or m 81m.
llartABt1clloa. a 4 Taay Coaiparad Notts)
vratek wra not Bank Note.
George W. Amo cams all tho wnr from
Knplo ValUr, Wash., to foursome counterfeit
moner. Ho roachod New York yoBterdar
morning and promptlr paid $140 (or n brick In
boicvrhloh the croon (roods' speculators
avohlrn. Tho bos was filled with counter
felt money.
Ames was proprietor of a sawmill but In
Maplo Valley. Ills mill burned down, nnd
when he rebuilt It a lew weeks ngo It burnod
down again.
Amos was In hard luck nnd low spirits whon
"greon goods " circular (oil Into his hands.
IIo entered Into correspondence with tho
swindlers nnd, following their dlrectlons,came
toNew York by tho Baltlmoro and Ohio. Just
boforo the train reachod Jorsor City a young
man entered tho car and then sat down with
Amos, remarking as hodldso "Churchill. No.
8." this bolngthe countersign that tho swin
dlers had sent htm by mail. This Is tho story
ot AmoA'a .ndvonturea. as ho told them after
ward to tho Tollco Sorcoant at tho MorrUanta
ttatlnn.
The young man suggested to Ames that tho
train was boltig wn tolled, and they would bolter
gut off at tho next station, about flvo mllos
Iran Now York. Thore they took a trnln ovor
tho Pennsylvania road, and nfterrcaohlng Now
York went by n vory roundabout oourso to n
dingy llttlo room, where Amos wns introduced
to an old man, who gavo him a bundle of
"counterfeit" notos to examine.
" If I had put tho money In my poaketthen."
said Amc afterward. "I would have boon all
right, but they Insisted that It must be boxed
up to avoid eusplolon."
Ho negotiated (or $1,400 ol the bills nnd
hnndod over 3 HO (or It. Ho watched tho old
man closely as ho packed tho rolls of bills In n
small plno bov. Tho box wns (ull when Amos
we told to write hlsuamoand address on a slip
of MDer. 'l'lion a noatly wrappod-up parcel W03
glun to him mid ho hugged Itundor his nrm.
"Take him to tho train." said tho old man.
" You had bettor not take him back to tho botqo
dupot Our goods orosogood that the pollco
would iiko t'i Well to got their clutches on
tiomo nf tliuiu."
Tho mt-ssvucer took Ames to tho Mott Haven
stiition. It was about 11 o'clock yesturdny
morning when thoy reached thorn. Amos
nought it th'KHt for Little Bock. Ark. Tlio
nt-MitiiiKer ttiun sucgotod n pnrtlng drink.
ami they kopuniteil on tlio best of terms.
Ainoxhiul a lunc time to wait for tho train,
lfu It-id li-)ii cautioned not to examine tho
iMi'LiiKc. hut he wns particularly curious to
Unit out whether Mioy had given him an extra
slOOtlmt liu.l tu'o.t promised. Ho opened tho
box. and lotted it llllod with bits ot broken
brluks
I'lo-onth a man ontered tho station with n
vry Himllar packagp under his arm. A
fhrowd-looUnp lonngmnn was guiding him
ic Aire had t eon cnuorttni to the station. In
an Wiutnnt it flaHlicd ncrosa Ames's mind that
tue nountrymaii was a fellow victim, and ho
walkml up to him and whlsnerod:
"You have been bit just as I was."
Tho countryman did not understand tho
warnimr. but the messenger took alarm and nt
once started for tho door.
"(Moll him!" shouted Amos an he seized
tho.young man by the collar and oallod for
hdn. But the sharper got away and was out
of sight when Policeman Walsh ran in to soo
v, hat tho nolso was all about.
Ames's precious pookage of bricks lay on tho
floor where be had dropped it when ho seized
the grnen goods stoercr. The amazed country
man did not ret fully comprehond tbat he had
boon swindled until he opened his box. It was
filled with neatly out bundles of green paper.
This second victim said he was Charles Ny
berg, and that he kept a grocery in James
town. N.Y. He had paid $to5 forhls boxluli
if green paper, and had expected to find $3,200
in counterfeit money In It when ho got home.
Nybersr Is a trim-looking fellow, about 38
years old, and dresses plainly and neatly. He
tn.jfca less like a man who would be readily
ij Mrlndlod than does fie ranchman and mill
owner, Ames. Ames woara a broad-brlmmeil
slouch htVt.Ablue flannel shirt with a black
necktie. short, dark coat, and heavy boots.
Uii has sniall black eyes.
Nyoerg atd that he was met by the green
Boodamart on the train just as it was moving
out of Poujrhkpepste. The password in his
case w" Friendship." .
Heivohlnp tho city. Nyoerg and his now
irk-wi took an elevated train to Houston streot,
hi thinks, and finally he was taken to a sa
loon, where ho took ginger pop. Then they
tramped up and across town until Nyberg
dldn'rknow where ha was.
They entered a dark little room where an old
man sat at a desk, and the dim light revealed
packages of crisp new bank notes all over the
desk. .A vounser man with a broken nose
guarded thu money. Ho was Introduced to
Nyberg as tho olil man's son. Nyberg's guide
xeuted himself by the door and carelessly
tlppod hlu chair back against it so that Ny
berg would hate had no chanoo to eseape.
They gave Nyberg a package of the bills to
handle.
" That will co if nny money that I have ever
seen will en." said Nyberg. and he negotiated
for $3."iWTrort h of It andTinnded over $25 to
pay (or it Ho saw tho man with a broken
nose stow the huudles of bills away In the lit
tle wooden bov. and then, just an In tho case
of Amos, tho old man demanded Nyberg's nig
niturn in his own handwriting. When Ny
livrg had written his name the box. carefully
wruniUMl uii. was handod to hlro. and ho went
up to Mott tf ii vcu to take his train.
I'nllCi'Uuin W.ilf Ii took tho victims and their
collection of (tri'i'ii paper and brick to. tho Mor
risiiiilu pnllco htation. Nyberg had been ho
nniimis to buy nil tho "groon goods" ho
nil i Id pay. for tlmt he did not havo ononirli
irionoT Jgft topiiy liis fare home. Ames said
livi had si'Ciirod it return ticket Tho men
compared notoi) nnd concluded thut thoy had
boon HWlndleil bv tho muno gang, They were
hi nt duwii town to tall tholr adventuros to In
spector Byrnes.
DI.XTIST fAZUEK'S DAT.
tats or Tcstlaioay to the Bad Character of
i.lttle Mary relaskl.
The trial of Dentist John R Pnlmor of Mari
nq'n llurbor (or criminal rotations with 13-yesr-old
Mary Pulaski was continued in tho
Itichinund County Court ynstordny. Charles
Ciulscrdl M.u'jiior's Harbor tustlllod thutho
nurhad Imd uiproparrolatlouHvltn tho girl.
I.uey Mut.lt. n colored girt who worked with
Mary rolakl for Mrs. Honry of Marlnor'b Har
bor, tehtilliid tlmt Mary told hor in January
that oho ind had ilnnropor rolntlons with
Honry Movent nnd anothor boy. Charles
oulth testlQud that ho had hoard tho girl
make shocking remntks. Ho added that about
2 o'clock one Sunday afternoon in August ho
hiiti scan Imr. go into a room In her house
with a man. who locked tho door. The girls
wother.wus drunk on n lonnno down stairs. .
Hrs. Henry nud Jlrs. Walker of ,B!arlnor's
Harbor, who hud both employed Mary, tostl
Ped that her ohnracter was very bad. N loholus
Pntterson tnstllled that while working (or Sir.
Wallcei at Mariner's Harbor ho hud seen tho
Br on two occasions go to improper places
At tiiU point Lawyer Powers produced n let
ter, unfit to be rood, which Mrs. Markbam of
Krsstlna had picked up in her store. Mnry
Poliiskl admitted that she had lost It Mrs.
Fitluke. who lives In Pr. Palmer's house, flatly
oontradlctid tho story that Annlo told about
ine Doctor not acting as was becoming toward
Her one day when she was picking chorrles. ,
Dentist Palmer was called as a witnoss in his
S.TAdfiftnci Hodonled ovor taking Jlbertlps
wltbelthorof thol'olaskl glria. Ilortonlwithe
fjory about watching from a hiding placo
women and. girls In bathing. It hnil Wn
ninted that he had taken. Improper llbertloii
with women who CaroH to hlaofflco. He said
go ftaj treated 60.000 women and hnd never
hoard any complaint about his iictlons. Ho
also denied that ho had evor tried to compro
miBetho case with Mr. Bush, who was living
ilh " PblMkl. or that ho had authorlred
H ""'.One to arrange a compromise. After bong
HH.? stand for nearlrflnohourhewas dl
nuised. and Lawyer Mullen said tho defenco
,CU0ed to rest the case. .
'he lawyer will probably aum up on Monday.
laliare or My. Piatt's Faallgkt BeUctlve.
Engineer William U. Plstt ha beon unsuc
cessful In bis suit against Mlnnlo Ia T. rintt
for absolute dlvoroo on tho ground of hor re
lations with Martin a Waller. The jury, in
the City Court, Brooklyn, spent all Thursday
night In discussing tho testimony relating to
w?1S,S.rv,l'!0" alleged to havo boen made by
r,,I?ftAtu,J.'rtecthiM tfirough two transoms
S'!ll the aid of a mlnror In tho Long
ii?S.c" "P'S1' w,,e"ro Mrs. Piatt and Mr. Wnl
!fi"r? 'ollon: Ruosts. Diagrams nnd mens-
rcmyntH of thn rooms and f urnlturo Wore
i5IS?.Uce,.l,'r V't dofenco to show that the
'WiIfTC I'ould not throw tho ronentlonsnlleged.
f.iJvuIr ov'dontly took this view of tho case.
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New Pablleatloaa.
Vi'o havo novcr talcon one of Mr. George Wil
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fully entertained: nnd never havo '.o been
dUutppplntodiu tho result A raoro charming
companion, n raoro ngreoablo gutdu. nn
obsorvor more sonsttlvo tons many of tho In
(erosting email facts nnd suggestions of life,
n critic better equipped and bettor disposed
wo do not know. Of all tho books tliat havo
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pleated us more than this llttlo volume of
ossnrs "From tho Easy Chair" (Harper it
Brothers). Hero is nn analysis of tho oratory
of Edward Everett that everybody hould read:
here, under tho caption, "At tho Opera In
1804." half n dozen paces or reflections that
might have como from tho pen ot Thackeray;
hero a sketch of Emerson lecturing: horo an
account ot a Dickons reading In 1807: hero a
plcturo ot Wendell Phillips at Harvard In 1881;
nnd thoro Un sooro of usenys bosldcs. all fasci
nating, nil remarkable for thu thought that is
In thutn nnd for tho graceful nnd dollcato art
which has beon applied to tholr shaping. Thoy
uro charming csaj s indcod. They renew (ho
r.os of llfo. They solace, they beguile thoy
rcrny.
Anybody who soea will long to posioss tho
beautiful copies ot tho Bulwnr novels. "Tho
Last Days of Pompeii" and " Illonzl." uffordod
by Estca t Lauriat Boston. Tho (orm Is
bumptuous. fit for this holiday season, and as
for the stories tliomsolvos, thoy are as charm
ing nnd wonderful nt tho ond of sixty years
nn thoy werowhon they enmo Into tho world.
Each story Is divided Into two volumes. Tho
illustrations uro reproduced from photogrnpha
of uctunl uconos.
Cleorgo ICcnnnn's account of "Slborla and
the Exllo Hystem" (tlio CVniun Compnny)
must bo rockonod among tho most romarkablo
o( contomporary liooka. It stirs tho mind In
ninny ways. It is Issued in two volumos, with
mupu and a groat number ot very striking
illustrations, and includes n drawing by Henry
S.indlinm ot the author ongagod nt his literary
work.
"Studies In Chnuoor." by Prof. Thomas B.
Louusbury of Ynlo University. Is published in
three volumes by narpor .t Brothers. This Is
u work nf notable thorouchnoss. and It Is ac
complished in exceptionally internet Inn fash
ion. One part of thn author's task has beon to
sift nnd dispose of tho misinformation regard
ing tho llfo ot Chauocr which lias long passed
for fucr, and from that Prof. Lou nsbury goes
on to discuss tho dangers that havo thrcat
uticd tho integrity ot tho text of Chaucer, to
11 x his genuine writings, to rovlow tho sources
nnd extent of Ills loaning, to show his
preclso relation to the English language
to consider his literary reputation, nnd to
study and critlclso his art. Prof. Lounsbury's
conclusions differ In many lnstancos from
those of others ot tho best known of tho stu
dents ot Chaucer, oven In points workod out
from Identical data. It is .probable that no
previous studios have left so clear nnd so war
rantable a plcturo of tho Actual Chaucer nnd
hlswork. Three vplumcs seema a rather for
midable amount of commentary and Inquiry
regarding n stnglo nnd a somewhat misty
figure In the poets' world, but nobody who bo
gins to read will complain of any lack of in
terest. Tho clear vlow, the complete informa
tion, tho ordorly method, tho abundant Ideas,
and tho vigorous and delightful stylo hno
proved wholly efficacious against so undesira
ble a contingency.
Llttlo. Brown &. Co., Boston, aro about to
lssuo In two volumes n translation from the
Polish by Mr. Jeremiah Curtin ot Henryk
Bienkiowlcz's "Tho Deluge." an historical
novo! of Poland. Sweden, and Russia, a sequel
to "With Fire and Bword." Tho great success
attending the production in EnglUh of tho
earlier work may be taken as a guarantee of
tho very favorable reception of tho forthcoming
romance.
An essay of remarka'blo value and interest is
afforded by O. P. Putnam's Sons in " The Irish
Elemont In Mediaeval Culture." a translation
by Jano Lorlng Edmonds from tho Qorman ot
11. Zlmmer.
" King Arthur and thn Knights of tho Bound
Table "is n modernised version by Charles
Morris oCfcllr Thomas Malory's " Morto Dar-
mur t j. u. jbippincoic lompanyj. riio story
continues to be entirely absorbing, and It is
perhaps sufficiently quaint in its modern
dross. It is printed in three very handsome
little volumes.
An account of tho ancient treasury ot tho
Kings of England is afforded by Hubert Hall
In "The Antiquities nnd Curiosltlos of the
Exchequer" (A. C Armstrong & Son). Tho
early English Kings had very curious notions
of tho way in whieh a treasury should bo con
ducted. They bad curious money und curious
ways of collecting their revenues, and their
method of counting was no better than that ot
the Mott street Chinamen, with their strings
of wooden buttons. Mr. Hall's volume Is a
vory satisfactory result of nutlquarlan re
search. It must havo cost him a good doal.
both in tlmo and In patience. It Is provided
with a number of illustrations as odd us the
Information in the toxt
"Mario Antolnetto, and tho Downfall of
Frenoli Royalty." translated by Elizabeth Gil
bert Martin. Is tho latest of Imbert Saint
Amnnd's volumes on the "Famous Women of
the Frouoh Court" (Charles Scribner's Sons).
Tho same publishers afford also Atchibnld
Furhei's aecount of tho Afghan-British wurs of
IKS!) and 187K
"Shall Olrls Propose?" Is nn essay by a
" Speculative Bachelor " (Civssell Publishing
Company). Tho author calls tho existing cus
tom, which vefcta tho privllogo of proposal in
tho nialo alone, a telle of Aslatlo bnrbaiism,
r.nrt his rclloctloiis seem .to constitute nn
nfllrmatlvo nniwer to tho question in bin title.
Ho quotes happily. niTordt intorestlng In
Mtiiui'Oii, nud his hook Is vory readable.
" Holiday Stories." by Stophon Flsko (Benja
min It. Tucker. Boston), arc exceedingly well
told nnd iatnrobtlnij talnc. No render of ordi
nary luqulsltiveoess wilt lay dowu Mich a nnr
r.itho as the onn reciting tho career of "Paddy
from Cork" until ho has como to tlio last woiil
of It. " An American Glmst," ngaln. Is nn un
commonly Ingenious and absorbing story, and
nothing but what ii commendatory may bo
Falil of any ot tho tales contained in this utf
ncueptublo llttlo book.
"Mr. East's Experiences in Mr. Bellamy's
World," translated by Mnry J. Buff ord from the
Ofirmnn of Conrad Wllbrandt Warper A Broth
ers), gives us tho roversn ot tho highly opti
mistic picture presontod In "Looking Buck
wiird." Mr. East drops Into Mr. Bollamy's
socialistic world at a tlmo when things hno
como ton very awkward paM In It and ho be
holds it dissolvo and pass Into a condition of
nnarchy. We nro loath to think that Mr. Bol
lamy hut been made tho victim of a deceptive
Ihlon. but Mr. East's lator report is very
specific, and we do not see what is to bo done
in the circumstances, except to feol sorry.
Raphael Tuck & Sons publish ft number of
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pecially appropriate for tho holiday season.
Among thorn we notico "TheStoryof Colum
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After numerous celebrated palntlncs; "Oeorgo
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children, written by E. M. Chetllo and illus
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Another historical ncoount by Mr. Ollphnnt.
"Jerusalem, the Holy City; Its History nnd
Hope," is published by Mncmlllan A Co. It Is
n Moryrlchlynnd froely drawn. Iiko the enmo
lUithor'a "lloyul Edinburgh." Tho volume In
Illustrated with wood engraving fjiuu draw
ings by Hamilton Aldfl nnd phuiegraphs by V.
M. Good.
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Fenn : " The Flight of the Bhndow." a novel by
Gcorgo Maadonnld. and two papers in tho
" Evolution" series. " Tho Evolution of Sculp
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tion of Painting." by Forest P. RundolL
One of Lucy C. Utile's admirable stories.
"For Honor's Bake." n sequel to "The Squire's
Daughter." is published by Porter & Coates.
Philadelphia.
"TheChnraoterond Influence of tho Indian
Trade in Wisconsin." a study of the trading
post as an institution, by Prof. Froderlck J.
Turner of the University of Wisconsin, is pub
llshod by tho Johns Hopkins Prcsv
From A. C McCturg tc. Co.. Chicago, wo havo
Begtna Maria Hocho's " Tho Children ot tho
Abbey," In two olumos: Jano rortor'a " Tho
Scottish Chlofs," in two volumos, and " Tho
Story ot Jano Austen's Lite." by Osonr Fay
Adams.
" Mousleur Bob." a novel of advonture by bt.
Goorge Rathborne. Is published by tho Prlce
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"Tho Supremo Passions of Man." nn essay
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" An Inductive Latin Primer." by William K.
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Tho biography of William Lloyd Garrison, by
Archibald H. Grimke, is the latest volume in
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" The Lost Colony." by James F. Raymond. Is
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Mr. Georgo W. Van Stolon, teacher ot sci
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