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jroLmk-Kaj : NEW YORK. -WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER3. 18Q4.-C0PYMGiiT, 1394, BY THE SUN 1'IUNt1ng"Tkd" PLMILISinNoTsSfRMS -i" 'KuirWO nixT 1
UIU II AS TAKEN THE HELM.
ratr democratic vote xr.v.oi'it
lOlt TIIH HTATE TICKV.T.
Tlie Oraee naU Hhepnrd Men In "vevv York
mad Kings Want Permission lo Put "
MUte Ticket on the llallots with Their
Independent Local Tickets Conferences
with Henator lilt on the K.il.t-Hrr-rlek's
Local Ticket nt Albany Indorsed.
Senator Hill win t the liclm yesterday. He
"began early lu the morning hl work f"r ll,c
Democratic StMo ticket nominated t Sarntign,
' nndhodldmrt. flnlh Ills labors until cl tn
midnight. Some of tho work was done at the
Hotel Ncv.mandle. nnd after that there wire
pilgrimages down town nnd elsewhere. Henna
not f c from the Manhattan Club In the cv ru
ing, In the afternoon lie was not far from ex
Bfrretar) Falrchlld's ofTlce In Wall strict.
The situation Is developing new nml Interest
ing features. In the prcllmlnnr) discussions of
tho Democrats at Snrntogn Senator Hill urged
tho ail liability of giving wimo recognition in
tho Convention to tho Falrrhllders and the
flhepnrdltes. Hc.dld this with tho echoes of the
Hemibllcan victories In Maine nnd Virmont
ringing In his tnrs. Ho believed that tho ticket
to be nominated should receive the vote of every
kind of a Democrat In tho State. If tho Kcpub
llonn toirent was to bo checked. Chairman Ed
ward Murphy. Jr.. Ltcut.-Oov. Shechnn,
Mayor (Illroyi John McCarty. represent
ing Hugh McLaughlin; Major James W.
t HlncJUcy. tho new Chairman of the State
Committee: Pollco Commissioner James J.
Martin, and others protested nnd declared that
tho Falrchllders and the Shepardltcs should
hnva followed Chairman Murphy's adlce. that
they attend the primaries and get Into the
regular Democratic organizations by the front
door. They further declared that If the New
York and Kings county kickers were lit In It
would give them tho right to head their local
municipal tickets with the Democratic Mate
ticket and thus reflect upon the regularity of
the other organizations.
Senator Hill nevertheless protested that It was
a time to get together. This was before he
I dreamed that he was to be the candldato for
I Governor. It was when he and those who sur
rounded him believed that the ticket w as to bo
hesicd by John Uoyd Thacher of Albany.
After Senator Hill was nominated In that up
roarious Convention ho again declared to the
I gentlemen mentioned that something should
have been done toward recognizing the Falr
htldcrs and the bhennrdltrs. (e Insisted that
every vote was needed. From that hour he has
endeavored to bring ulsiut some sort of har
mony. He returned to Albany and directed that
the HIU faction In Albany lounty should en
dorse tho He nick faitlon's nominations for
local offices. This was a bitter pill for the HIU
lieutenants, but by direction of their chieftain
they followed his commands and yesterday they
endorsed the ilerrlck nomination.
While this waa being done .senator Hill w.il
bere In New York with other Ideas In the way of
harmony. The Falrchllders and Shepardltn
have Inslsteil since the Contention that they
would nominate a State tliket with which to
liead their local tickets In New York and King.
It has been apparent fur a number of days that
this has been a bluff, designed to lnduic Senator
HIU and hit nsscx latrs on the Democratic ticket
o accede to their wishes and allow the regular
Democrattu State ticket nominated at Saratoga
to be put at the head of their municipal tickets
on the ballots. The Falrchllders hae nut taken
liny steps worthy of note to prepare a Stato
tlckot of their own. nnd last night the Shcpard
ltes adjourned without naming the state ticket
they had boasted would be put In Die field last
night by them. Under the election law, Sena
tor HIU and his associates on the tli kit have the
Prlrilego of allowing, tho Falrchlldert and the
vJiuetairUIlea to head their municipal tickets
with the Democratic Stato ticket or of forbid
Senator HIU and Mr. Tliacher met representa
tives of the Kalrchlld rontlngenl down town
yesterday; ami discussed the situation. It is
stated that the Falrchlld people said that thev
would not run a State ticket If Sentamr Hill and
Jilt assoc ntcs would allow them to head their
municipal ticket with the Democratic Stato
ticket. There was a lung and Interesting urn
Venation over this matter, but Senotor Hill did
riot come to n conclusion. In the atteruuon
the Senator and his friends had talks with
men who were mid to represent the sheD
ardltes. and who. It Is declared, practically
ubmlttctl a similar proposition. In" case
also imdctjidnn was reached. Iho Senator will
confer with Mr. IKkw.Kxl and therepre.enta
tlvrj of Judge (Ik) nor. In fact. It Is stated that
jMmktor Hill and Major lllnekleyconferreUwIth
the reprewntatlvn f Jn.lgeda'noruntllaliie
Jiour Inst night on thli ut) suhjitt. """'la
1 Ma)or(!ilroyaiid I'ollieCommlwIoner Martin
were not at afl favorable to the Valrchlld prorS
ysl on. and In a lonferen.e with natur lllll
0 b'i1". n",rls "n '""" 'y tted their lews
Th'HlWT un.B't.i the effee tna, ff
7 the r nlrclilldf r were alluwed to head the r mil.
Commissioner James D. Bell. repreentlnir tlm
rcotgrilzl llrookljn organization, wu'.ii"
1 KSTTn1? r1,10"' the Micpanllte. s- ch a VrlrU
I lege, and adi anceii the same gn.umU if obiec.
thin. 'I tie whole nubjec t is htl'l In abeiani It
is one ot the knotty uue.tloni rinfroiiHntlfe
candidate,., and n tho end It iniT "?uen
Jililgo hwuof, lUclniun alxmt auemlnJ ?f!
iiominatlnn for JuiUo of the Colin ofTi u.li
Ihirewere Iln,Clynltes who aUta?,h.
Hotel .Sormniidle )i.t.nlay who werein KVv!
ympathy with thi action of the KlmrV 1&?
tfZVSW "'il""1 '"'"''tlee'. ilenuncUtlo
Among the Democratic tr!t!c n-r..
heiltntl ngl iiecurid that l .1.. T' ,""
sentiment m i J K m.Vot . fcrtV R, lLUa
' Venn ,f"l! m" """ """,l" " '" ' W? ' "
MacLeon. rilwi"l T Wlwier A',Dlmt""1,'r
C'lellan. Capt. Kluif of tbi..ii ... t" rCe " Me.
jaylndlc auons T Wa-ftjag
upon to tulni their U "ntor u 1 W,'1 " 'l
NVneof the three iandtMhal"STn" '!,.U''
wy whether he will a i"pl t MS " fl ln an
cajo thev Mc-pt. It Is the m,,,i7,,: '"'"tloii
inOueiitial Demoirat" ?" ih'""M 'the
J jorked Ilk. day iJbore. wl'ih'Vti, l(!i!iY,M,M
I ! .?Wnt" huntlnis ,, ,w r1 ' ate ge.,u
4 '"' are, two houe in u. ,L ,". .A.tJ'n.
f toutlieni nx e,y. ln Vrt - wf '.' ''::,.' old
Late last u gfit n1Hre w ere ilnlfi h ,,r''
1 Democrals, w ho had heanl i.f thi ,,' M'ntUl
L"i" hJB,",tIokett.jViaa tliK.1,lL0,f,r!lo'
. hhepard municipal tlcketi. w 1 u wi",uld nd
.K ..pinion that tho Vairclilldem and x 'h
'" would be allow n( turai" Tan.i I H1"Prd.
Joint Stale tl.ket In order that t tv""1 ""'r
up and I counted It uV ,i,iS J" taml
time the Mun.07ri!e8eUr)n1e,ffiV " 4
Iho Hon Joseph ILMantn iCw'
National Hepulllran Kiecuili. t?aof h
rarae on Irom'ilalee lust night nnlt;,0ttlee.
plea In the jftrt Avenue HiViV-l i,? i Low nicul
rectly opnosltViothlf ' '& kZfififf d -manllenjamin
n. Odell. Jr r'XKU,l'r'CUtr.
4 km hUt "epublloan. belles ed S' , lJ? New
I PS"08.1? c''Pijin should bTrin' "'t 1-
I llViff'iSV lLe iinrd huslnehLou'fi .'
I Mw:nd,5ht the tariff agitation TT,! re-
I IP ,h.0"1.'1 o secondary n iui fU re.
I ) workt h 71? Republicans pu! In fiB.tV u.i
l work at their headquarters and ViJii
I Mi?i 0,.h" hwt rTlght a??heV-rf fM La"
! ) HotKl olterul to bet 100 u. iM on Jlunjjt A,u
ahtimck to rut: tuihi, rtVKKr
I UstnlghU Xoo ,n IU,U" I luh Hail
thcsXctn,1 "'" "t'lnK lob, M on
iriuiin. LTP'T"' ,,owover' Ml'' ht '
)?ni" Can?U ,"") ntlnn-mircWM.
t ,WBUW,.,l.olhm"'rere ,n '"vorofthe
o.nl I '' hn""'tnuik and Me of
theorganlzntlon oplx;,, Rll(, owrnl, tIl(tn
whenl .7 ianm "cltl thl, ncUOn
hoi man ;; afternoon that It did
MA.Ur,nB,nCh WUrthw "''" "
sMhebU1crl,,Cr0f"rtC,,lnK "nn nn"
lrEudrVt".C?,'7?,M not rhntthedl.
trlct lenders ha.1 deildolln this regar.1 nt their
tlTkota'ln Uds city""'18'"0 " " "emocrntlo
tiat?s,w7iv'Vl!j;nl llD.ofJ,,.,,, ""."" mind, nnd
beanv hiJl Ldo not !'lee that theri ran
C?i?kws. n B munlc'Pl ticket with tlio
Inntfon'iffV h.1i,,biroa1 1,lnli U!e V,"lu' """
Cuck(Jown.mr';lgl'i mnl'clP?l ticket by the
J T,,,f.w,u' mn1e, tho leaders ast night agreed
ISin'ff!.? conn',ttee nt the County Omveii.
K$Sig$2l ru""n on &p!.l
nJ.irlM,r t? Pr",'ded."t the meeting last night,
faTri linilF-T,inelo,ll,VV',in.th c" nsSeSrel
LV.i ou,r present besides those already
named were Chnrles J. Cnndn. Henry H leek
mQnul.maCl,UK,lne. W111("m P. "le. John
i7 J..".1 B?a '.' l8 Forest Haldwln.
ahalli'ffi'!? 'at "-retry Kalrehlld
2 trSf'11.6 at.U.ie. County Canvenlfon In Coop
i.iiS,oni "-riIght. pates were also fixed for
holding the Assembly District and Congress
Jr?il hS'i0",'!"? he organization. Tho former
Monday, On tudar cU " Bntl tho '"
bJZSSJZ ,llr.hlnir which develope.1 In the dls
cusilon was that the members of the old County
Democracy are desirous of running a atrnlglit
municipal ticket nnd standing up and being
counted .while tho Good Government Clun re
rprmeraln the nrganlzntlnn are enger to hae
It unite with the other nntl-Tnmmany ele
ments. The old County Democracy men ouU
number the reformers.
hen other members were asked If there had
been any discussion of the proposition to ac
cord membership on tho State Committee to the
ew .ork Htate Democracy, or of tho other
proposition to secure an official ballot with tho
namea of the Democratlo nominees for Htnte
omces printed thereon, they became singularly
CZEFELAXn -V.E.Y zxnonsE JIII.T..
Rochester AdmlnUtrwtlna Democrats to
Nnpport the Htate Ticket.
nocnrsTin, N. Y.. OcU a.-The Flower City
Democracy, tho rock-ribbed Clevelnnd organi
zation of this place. Is not In sympathy with tho
third ticket movement. This evening tho club
held a ratification meeting and formally en
dorsed the Saratoga ticket.
Speeches were made br John II. Howe, editor
of the JfrrnM, the Cleveland organ; Fred W.
Smith, George P. Decker, Louis Antlsdale, and
other Administration men.
The resolutions declare HIU worthy of loyal
support, and advise nil Democrats, of whatever
shade, to give the whole ticket such support.
siiJEPAitniTZS hold orr.
The Oeaeral CoaaaltOe Vote Acalaat
When President Edward 51. Shepard called
the General Committee of the so-called Demo
cratic party In Kings county to order last night,
at the llrookljn Athenaeum, he was received
with three cheers and a tiger.
Mr. Hhepard wore the red silk badge of the
organization, which he took with him to Sara
tog), but which waa not recognized. All the
otlftr- deleguted bad discarded tho emblem.
The ball wna packed -with anti-snappers, con
spicuous among whom was Itevenue Collector
11 ml J, whom the Senate refused to confirm.
The proceedings began with the presentation
by Chairman Patterson of the Executive Com
mittee of these resolutions condemning the A. P.
A., and they were carried w Ith a hurrah:
Whtrtat. II now seems lo be more than rumor thai
a secret political organisation eiliU In our land and
even In our very mliUt, proscribing American cltliens
Decauw of their religious views, hoMlng as IU most
prominent article of faith that no lloraan Catholics
should be allowed lo hold office;
Hftolrril, That this Convention of American eltlsens
has no sympathy with any party, amoclatlon, or body
which In this nineteenth century demands expressly
or by Implication a religious test as to the holding
of rlltlcal offlee or the attaining of publlo
om,.,! that the principles held by such
rortr. aMoclatlon. or body are unpatriotic,
undemocratic. un-American, and un-Chrlstlan, and
eek ty Introducing rellKlous prescription as a prln
clnle In polities to return to the prejudices and prac
tices of limes generally antedating the founding of
this free republic; and thai every American citizen.
espeeUlly every American cltlien who believes In
real Democracy and the essential equality of all men,
should openly and always condemn by speech and
aetsthe nsrrowlngsnd hateful policy of the American
Protective Association or any kindred essoslatloo or
The communication from the rvgnlars rc
nuestlng a conference for the purpose of bring
lng about a harmonious adjustment of the trou
bit between the two organizations was next
The reading of the document waa punctnred
with derlslt e remarks and laughter. The whole
matter was disposed of by the adoption of this
rr ;Wi";LThat UIs Inexpedlenttoconslderthe
...M-t of this communication."
MJr l'lUterw.ii. in speaking to the resolution.
iHnlVed In the same bitter attack on the old
J.Ktlo lie has so often repealed since the
mSI ird flick came Into existence. Not a single
. ' v recorded In favor of harmony.
T Threwrt of the Executive Committee and
The report " . harJltol(li Convention waa
itikrn Vv. It denounced the Committee on
thei J taarn up. v ,,ke(l jy wnoii had
Smi!ivUln P?l5 to exclude the Kings
''""-fl and N'ew York contesting delegations;
county Rn,a1i,.rlion of tho Convention In ap
wet'nf the report of the Committee on Cre
'Jr0. Ift urtwwlw of the purpose of keeping
"Wl1'"," organization in alliance with publlo
lrCd re?ominendel that the committee
crline.and rer". t ho nomliieea of
"'i'iriSMca "convention. This waa the part of
1 ' t!tfmlrig at Independent nomination!
tUS,Vl Jm I X tleneralCoraniUtee. that the
."'r.l. Lent to the Saratoga Convention by
delegates "","'.,, n Kings ronnty l con
!" "TTlth I b 'conference with Demo.
"r.1 .,rcentatlves from the rwt of the
.ratio "'Xotherwlao to take such
'," fi reference to Democratlo nonilna.
f """Estate, fflcersor otherwise aa ahalli In
tlons for State omi r re,olutlou heretofore
adopTed "best carrV out the pnpM of the or-
""."."itaJ te'raon made another long address of
Mr, J'atteron1K admitted that both he ami
denunciation- lie "" , , tbe Commlt-
Mr. ''SuKuaU that they would sup
tee 0" J?ite ticket whether they were
P"rt..Jl;i IS tl " Convention or not,
"".""Jlf-nded their present action on the law.
but."eii!i tha Jhecnmralttet. was not acting In
yer'f J'lVkd therefore whatever promts- were
goodllhin'f1l;it b,mn(r. The resolution
made to HJi tho bUte tliket waa supported by
not 2ieirTani opposed by Edward M. OrouC,
Sir. hu?.Sfi tsayiMjrV law partner. ,
who w Ju. ill v. ftral. He aafd that lnstd of
r' I'.wM the "gVa Imiracy of King.
W,"5e"they wiiuld sTmply U. regarded aa
count'. i ' , ..
bolters. d j (be regular organisation,"
h;dVe should support theHute ticket of
ourtiarty. ghepard and Sir. Patterson
".themselves absolutely before the Com.
pledged theJJjVJtuli to supirt the candidate
mlP,SnteMlon. I David 11. Hill such an un
0bSfclaiel Haven't we supported him be
n,cS,1e5bedldnotsUndao well and strong
ashedoesto-jinJ h) h ,uur of Senator
'f blTiffi Personal Integrity, and Industry,
Hlirb!"'fAed his political methods and uu.
oJably 'cowparid him with Orover Cleve-
land. . ,,,-t if Senator Ml) was elected the
wl idUlcal power wouldbo transferred
centre of K1.1," ifiuse to his desk, and that even
from thOyWsVhe United State would become
the Pfwiik The "lection of Bjnator HllL
h" bft.rd declarSS. would beyond all doubt
Mr. hbf MmlSatlon for the rtiildency. Ith
secure lK!Mr, Bhepard' pictured the ca-
""id "su'nS hi. foUower. to do all In
nelr0 PJSt wi- , ud bj . uding
The ntli;iSja compact lilnorlty who re-
vouj TgSytAwaftBoD. Mr.liealeyand
jT" "cwUtowd Tainl iMtffc
A WAR SCARE IMPENDING.
niiiTj.tit MtsiHTKnn vui.lvu to a
HfJWtAI. VOVXtUI. MllKTlStl,
Member of the Caklnet Hnmmmied by Tele.
Rraph from All Tart or the Connlrrnad
the C'ontlnent-No Donht that a Itlteh'
Haa Occurred In the Jllplemalln He
latloae Hetwreea VjKKnn nnd Franee.
London, Oct, '-.'.-England Is likely to be In
tho thn.es of n pretty bad war scare within the
next few days, unless undoubted facts prove nn
expectcdly deceptive. The fact" are, briefly,
that tho Ministers had decided thnt there wns
no occasion for them to meet nt tho council
board before the end of the first week IniNo.
vein her, when It Is customary to hold a Cabinet
council and decide, what announcement of pol
icy, If nny, shall ho mado nt tho Lord Mayor'
banquet. I.oril Klmberley, Foreign Secretary,
has been In London occasionally since then, nnd
hna been much worried with work, but the other
Ministers have been scattered nil mer England
and the Continent of Europe on a long dcnlrrd
Sir Wltllam Harcourt, after scvoral wvoks of
rest at hia castle In Hampshire, romo tn "London
this morning, looked in nt the Treauirynnd
Foreign Office, found everything quiet and even
dull, drove to the railroad station, and departed
at 11 o'clock on the express for Paris, en route
to Milan, where ho Intended to havo a long de
ferred consultation with an oculbiU Within
three hours nfter his departure urgent de
spatches reached tho Foreign OHco and wero
telegraphed nn to Lord Klmberlr-yat his Nor
folk sent, Lnter ln tho afternoon Lord Klm
berley, having mean time commnnlcated with
Lord Rosebery, telegraphed to the Downing
street officials to convene an emurgency Cabinet
Strange to say, the addreasea of several 5lln
Isters who were absent from town wero un
known In Downing street. Tho result waa thnt
cabs wero soon tearing away to their Ixindon
houses to obtain tho necewsary Information.
This having been obtained, telegrams In cypher,
summoning tho council, were rent to all tho
Harcourt nnd CampbelMlanncrman, Minister
of War, received their summonses In Paris, nnd
will return to-morrow. Klmberley will come to
town the first thing In the morning.
To-night long depatrhes arc paving over the
Queen's private wire lietwocn iAindon nnd llal
raoral. The telegraph operator are still at work
at 11 o'clock in the evening.
There is no reasonablo doubt that another and
very serious hitch has occ urrd in tho diplomatic
negotiations with Franre relative to Egypt and
West and Central Africa. Possibly freth trou
ble also haa arlcn In connection with Miulu
gnscar. The current talk In official circles to-night Is
of sensational dcvilopment In tho French-Hus.
slan policy In tho far cast, but this nppcarsto
be conjectural rather thnn solidly boned,
It Is most probable thnt Franco, encouraged
by the recent apparent weakness of the Ilritlsh
Foreign Office, has suddenly sprung n demand
upon the Government which has staggered even
Klmberley, and which. If persisted In. will bring
about a crisis which may result ln war. because
Itosebery and his colleagues havo almost reached
the limit of their complaisance toward Franco.
A special Cabinot council has boen called for
Thursday next, nnd tho members of the Min
istry w bo are absent from the city have been
hurriedly summoned to return. Telegrams have
been sent to Sir William Vernon Harcourt. who
started yesterday for Italy, and others of the
Ministers who are ln the country. Sudden new
developments regarding the relations between
Great Ilrltaln and France aro without doubt the
reason for tho hasty summoning of the Min
isters. Londoit. Oct. 3. The A'rirs, in an editorial,
" Rumor is always wrong when it deals with
the causes of Cabinet meetings. Wise men do
not heed such runiom. The only reasonablo as
sumption at present Is that the Anglo-French ne
gotiations require the attention of tho Cabinet."
Tho Aries discusses England's general rein
tlons with France, and expresses tbe belief that
France la aa much Inclined to fair dealing and a
friendly arrangement as England Is.
The SfdiMbirdaays that nobody whose opinion
has any value believe for a moment that any
question has arisen that could not bo amicably
arranged by a patient and temperate discuslon.
It regreU the extreme tone adopted ln the last
two weeks by certain Iarls newspapers, but
recognizes the fact that the most Influential
papers take a moderate and sensible view.
ri.OltWA'k 8TA.TV ELXCTIOX.
IB Home of the Vrtl la Jaekaoavllle the
Polle Win Cloerd All Hay.
Jacksonville, Fla Oct. S. -The State and
county election ln this city to-day resulted in a
tangle which will probably require the courts to
straighten. The fight was between two factions
of the Democratic party, and bids fair to he a
close one. Early this morning. Inconsequence
of a threat of fraud by the faction holding the
Inspector appointing power, three deputy
sheriffs walked Into each polling place and elg.
nltled their intention of remaining.
The inspectors all over the city thereupon
closed the voting booths, awaiting Instructions
from the leaders. A compromise waa effected
In several of the outlying wards In a short time
and voting waa resumed, but In the Fourth,
Fifth, and Sixth, three of the inoit populous
wards In the city, not a vote was cast, owing to
a failure tn agree upon any arrnngement. In
consequence of this tangle, out of a qualifiul
vote of fi.000 In Duval county mil) a small pro.
portion was lulled.
Gov. Mitchell yesterday ordered AdJU-Gen,
Houston tn this city, and all day the state
troopi wero held under arms at their quarters,
but were not needed. The main laaiiea of the
factional fight were the oil Inability of i renting
a railroad commttxlon and the alleged attempt
of railroad corporations to capture the next
Legislature. Nowhere has the bltternma grown
to such Intensity aa tn Duval county. Through,
out the State Llddon, for Supreme Court Jus.
lice, has met with practically no opposition.
The PopullsU cast a very small vote for their
PckIacola, Fla.. Oct. -'. -Three State Senators
were sleeted to-day to fill uueiplred terms. Six
teen Senators were electod who will holdover
and have a voice In selecting Senator Wilkin
son Call's sueceir In 18117. Special interest
centred In the effort tu defeat the regular
Democratlo nominees in five districts, who
are known to lie aggrexulvely opposed to
Call, W. I). Chlpley. Escanbla: John K.
Harirldue. Duval; Charles Dougherty. Volusia;
W. V. Thompson, Nassau, ana Frank Adams,
Hamilton. Senator Call openly urged ipsl
tion to regular nominees In these districts, and
feeling has uever been higher In Florida than In
these contests. W D. Chlpley tn his district
has been elected by an estimated vote of i.early
four to one, having seventeen out of twenty
WJtXCK SHAH HCUEXXOTAnY,
New York Central Blocked by a Freight
Trala's Breuklas la Two,
8ciig!iCTADr, Oct. a.- A railroad wreck oc
curred about one mile east of this station about
7:30 o'clock to-night, resulting In a complete
blockade of trafflo on the main line of the New
York Central Itallroad, all four tracks being
blocked. A west bound freight. Conductor
Abram St. Andrews of Albany, broke lu two
about twelve car lengths from the rear end of
the train as It was coming down the steep grade
leading Into the lower yard.
The engineer received a signal to stop a mo
ment later, and did so. Then the doxen cars
which had broken loose came thundering down
the hill and crashed into the rear end of the
train, smashing half a dozen cars Into splinters
and scattering ths debris over all four tracks.
Ho on was killed, but the bead brakeman,
Harry Smith of St. JohnavUle, was threrxn flf.
teen feet aad severely Injured. PasaenaeVlzains
are Velog sent East by way at 1 ray.
v4S. - , ii M
irAstED roB cosanr.ss.
RepablUaae Namtaate In Fits City Itlstrlete
Contrary to expectation, the Ilepubllcans nom
inated fire candidates for Congress last night.
They adjourned their conventions in tho other
five dlsttlrts n( tho ilftr, after appointing com
mittees to report namrsMf available candidates.
, The candidates named list night arot
in. Andrew 3. Csnipliell. Ms. Imiiel rir Qiilgg.
12. ttoht.A Chr.vl.ol-oimh.lifl Philip II. fiw.
lit. Illchardll. Nhannon. t
There was trouble In several of the districts
owing to the unwleldly character of Iho Conven
tions, which consisted of one delegate from each
election district In the Congress district.
In tho Ninth district, where lawyers Abra
ham A. Joseph and Kalph Nnthnn were tr lng
tit get the prize, there was n row btcaii'e tho
partisans of these gentlemen were fearful thnt
John Simpson, John Collins, nnd l'ullie Com
mlssloner Murray were Irjlng to ndjourn Iho
Convention In the Interest of Congressman Tim
These wero the candidate In the Tenth: John
P. Wlndolph. Cut. John W. Marshall, and An.
drew J t iiiuphfllt. Wlndolph withdrew and
Campbell w on by n vol" of 1 l.'l to 111. The Con
vention was held at Hudson and Christopher
('apt. Hugh Coleman supposed he had n cinch
on the Twelfth district Contention, which wns
held nt 62 Lexington avenue, until 5Ir. Chese
bnrough was sprnng ns a candidate and got HO
otes to ll'i cast for the Captain,
The nomination was forced on Mr. (julgg, his
special friends ln tho Convention desiring to
have the Convention adjourned until after tho
nominations for Mayorsre made.
II. Franklin Llssaner wns nominated for Con
gress In the Sixteenth district Inst night by the
OTIIKR OOIOHESS NOMINATIONS.
Third District. Mas.-J. It, Walker. Hep.
Fourth Ul.trlcl.Conn.-n. J. lllll, Hep.
Third Mttrlct, M.l.-J. K, Cowan. Iem.
Third DKinel, Mrt -If. W. Rusk, Hen.
Twelfth lH.trlrt, Maas.-E. ). Mow. Itep.
Kourth Plstrlrt, Mann J. J. Denmond. Hem.
Twenty-third pUtrlri, N. Y. W. c. Watson, Dem.
First blstrtct. Ohlo-ll. I. I'ock. Pern.
Third DIMrlct. Ohio A. I- Harris. Hen.
Fifth lltrlrt. Mlrh.-I. o. Ittithirronl, Dem.
Twelfth District. Ulctk Itush Culver. Dem.
Msth District. I'a.-r. C. Leonard, Hep.
tii no von a nnniLuixn of wkk
Engineer Root's Htory or the Havlaa; of the
People of nincklej.
James Hoot, the St. Paul and Duluth engineer
who won fame during the tlmoof the forest fires
In tho Northwest ln September. Is In this city.
Ho Is visiting his brother-in-law. Engineer Wil
liam Hlggtns of the New York Central Itallroad.
nt SKI East 140th street. It will bo remembered
thnt at Hinckley. Minn., he sacd .100 lives,
backing his trnln through six miles of Are. Ho
is n man of medium height, rather spare, with
a heavy sandy moustache and n small tuft of
hair on his chin. He eyes arc mild nnd blue
gray ln color. Ho Is accompanied by his wife
and his son Edward, ft youth of '.'0, who will
enter the College of Physicians nnd Surgeons
this fall. Mr. Hoot has been a railroad man for
thirty-seven years, and fnrthop.it quarter of
a century ho baa been an engineer on the St.
Pnnl and Duluth line.
Speaking of that rtify when he saed the peo-
Elc of Hinckley, ho said yesterday that his train
ad parsed through forty miles of smoke so
dense that the lamps In the cars had to be lit.
Then came a spve In w bleb the air waa clear.
"When within three miles of Hinckley," con
tinued Mr. Hoot, "I sawn great crowd of peo
ple running toward our train and waving their
orms wildly. Among them were many women,
nnd homo had babies In their arms. I stopped
tbe train Just Ix'foro wo reached Hinckley.
Those poor creatures gathered about us and
asked us to au them.
" While I stood talking- there was a sudden
mar as of a mighty wlnrt. Tlie air was filled
with ams, J an Insinul the whole train -jaa
on fire. Three women stood near me, n mother
and her two daughters. They wore ennght up
br the cyclone and curried off in the twinkling
of nn eye. I nover saw them again. All tho
peotile htlMled aboard the train and wo started
intuit k up to Skunk Lake, the nearest water.
Just as I opened the throttle tho glass in tho
cab window was blown ln. Olio of the flying
fragments struck me nn the cheek ami laid tho
whole side of my face open. I didn't know that
I waa cut at the time.
" While going up the grnde out of Hinckley
three men run after us and got on the pilot of
the engine. In les than five minutes two of
them rolled off and w ere burned up. Just be.
foro we reached the top of the grnde I became
unconscious. When I came to wo weru running
very slowly, ln falling 1 must have strut k the
throttle and shut the steam off. I oeneit her
out again, and wu snou reached Skunk I-uko,
where we got Into the water and were saved."
Tho ordmt through which Engineer Hoot
Fiassed nearly finished him, and he waa In bed
or three weeks. He still feels shaken, although
ho saya ho thinks he Is tit to go to work again.
a crcioxKon:Kit fhoji stjiacvsi:
la the Merry Whirl or the Traderlola lie
Loat All Ills Mnaey.
A gray-halrcd country sport walked Into the
Tenderloin station late last night with Police
man Hntchklss and a young woman.
He wore a slouch hat and high water trousers.
A gold race horse dangled from his ponderous
watch chain and a big diamond glittered In his
He told Sergeant Lano that he was Fred K.
Willis of Syracuse, stopping at the Grand Union
Hotel, Then he admitted that that was not his
name, but said it would have to do.
Early In the evening ne met the woman, who
said her name was Annie Williams, 23 years
old, of S'lli West Seventieth street, and when
she proposed thnt they should go to a room
together ho was willing.
lie said ho had 50U In his fob pocket. When
the pair regained the street ho felt for his money,
und It was gone.
He accused the woman of the theft. She de.
nled it. They returned to tlio Princess Hotel,
it Lexington avenue and Twenty-sixth street,
where, they hail occupied n room, but wrre un
aole to get ln. Then he hod the woman arrested.
He said to the Sergeant, with a drawl:
" Well, Surg, I wouldn't mind the money, but
I want.il to Iwt It on them rare horses down at
Masjieth. I've got a little r clone myself at
S racuse, but I wanted to take bulk some money
The woman was locked up.
.HAKIXO COVSTKUrEMT HOLI.A11S,
Two Kust Hide Youlha tiiuaht at II la tbe
Secret Ser Ice Detectives llagg and Callahan
raided u silver dollar counterfeiting plant at SI
Oak street yesterday afternoon and arrested
John 51. Johnson and John O'llrlen, two j ouths
who were ln the room. O'llrlen showed fight
and was pacltled by a heavy blow oer the uose.
The detectives found the plant In full opera
tion. On the stovo was a crucible full of molten
metal, and near by were counterfeit dollars,
plaster of Paris moulds, crucibles, and the nee.
easary Implements for finishing the coins. The
youths were arraigned before Commissioner
bhltlda and held in IJ.OOU bail each fur examl.
nation this afternoon,
Johnson said that he has a mother and
four slaters at IK Hamilton street, and had had
ome trouble with them on Thursday, Deleft
home Thursday evening, and waa near 31 Oak
street when lie was approached by a stranger,"
who said he wanted Johnson to hire a room in
the tenement and take charge of It. Johnson
said ho had Invited O'Urien to spend yestenlay
afternoon with him. O'llrieu lives with his
mother and sister at U-1 Catherine street. Both
are prluters by trade.
TUK MHllir TO HISS.
Justice Voorhls Hcftisas to Paalsh Harnasl
Klsacr for Ksrelln that frlvllese,
Samuel Eisner of 1.521 Third avenue was ar
raigned before Justice Voorhlsln Jefferson Mar.
kit Court yesterday charged with Intoxication
and disorderly conduct. Tbe complaint was that
La bad continually hissed the players at tbe
Uuton Square Theatre ou Monday night. Cries
of " Shut up" and " Throw him out" from tho
audience having no effect, the manager finally
called in a policeman. ,
In court the policeman said that the charge of
Intoxication was farcical, as the man was only
sluthtly under the influence of liquor, Eisner
declared that be had hissed in eaib case after
ths song or other performsnee was finished, and
that be had just as much right to hiss as to ap
plaud. Justice Voorhls asresd with him. "As there Is
no contradictory testimony." said the Justice,
" to the prisoner s statement that be hissed at
ths proper tlma for shawiua his disapproval. I
discharge him." ..esrf'i
HERE'S A PARKIIURST PRIZE
1 1,000 to 17jj ijAirrjtn nno it ah a
VOLlVti JUSTICE IMPVACUKIi.
Kame of the Knaor Not (llven-rlaaaestlons
from the Doctor, Who Hays the Police
CnttHs Are Worse Thna the TlepnrtmfBt
The Kill u re lloea Not l.euk. MrlRht
fast Now in Iterornsens An Important
Wliaess Who Will Never Tesliry.
Dr. Charles It, Pnrkhurst nt a meeting of the
City Vlgllniiie Leiigun In the Amity building.
.'I1!J West Fifty-fourth street, Inst evening, com
plained of tho lack of harmony on tho part of
those who seek to purify city politic. His
speech was not hopeful. About 400 persons
were In tho hall, tho majority of whom wero
women. Dr. V. L. Thompson presided. Short
speeches wero made by tho Hcv. A. E. Meyers,
L. W. William", and other.
Dr. Pnrkhurst opened his address by relating
nn Incident which occurred on the east sldo ono
evening last week. He said;
"I havo always a soft side for children, and
am touched whenever n child speaks to me on a
subject In which I am Interested. I wns coming
up what Is locally known ns The Hook, in Klv
Ington street. It was after 10 o'clock. I had
been lo a meeting of tho City Vigilance League.
An Intimation hnd gnno nhrnad, ns ltalwns
does, that I was on my way up the street. Stand
lug In nn nriawny, and alone, was a llttlo fel
low, w ho, ns I passed, peeped out and said. In a
henrty, cheery way, 'Good night. Dr. Park
hurst.' It wna done n kindly nnd so sincerely
that I was touched.
"The Incident argues wed for the future, as it
shows that the llttlo ones are Interested. Wo
nroworkingnnt for the Immediate ftitutr. The
work of tho City Vigilance League looks fur
ther ahead than Nov. il. This league is designed
for the schooling of younger memWrs of tho
community. 5Ioro hinges on this week than we
can easily calculate. Much will bo decided In
the next few days. Important points are press
ing, nnd the future does not look very bright
to-ntght. Jlen aro becoming more and moro
conscious of party affiliation. They mako the
Ixilnt emphatic, and say tho candidate must lie
a Republican or n Democrat, according to their
way of thinking.
" We hxik back to a glorious ancestry", but not
all of us realize that, though wo bear the lmino
of freemen, we aro not freemen not onlr tho
w orkhigmcn, hut men tn the higher social strata.
"There Is a man supported at the public ex
pense In a prison In nnothcr State "
At this point some of the audience laughed.
Dr. Pnrkhurst rebuked them, Maying: " I hone
you will take this kindly, but this Is not to he
laughed at. When a former speaker spoke of
six saloons In n block less than six hundred feet
long, t was pained by your laughter. Hnd yon
Mil and felt the fait it would have drawn tears
to your eyes Instead of smiles. Hail vou rend
tho harrowing letters which I havo received
nnd been snaked In It for two and a half years,
you could not smile.
" I have often Iwen sick -sick sick at heart
and nlmoet hopeless, when I learned of the
social life which has come In contact with the
evil Iti the city; but If we need moro of this
thing and are not educated out of It, then let us
hao two and a. half years more of it. Any
Moyoror ex-Mayor who says there Is enough,
then we'll need more grace.
The audience apparently thought the speaker
wns punning, for they laughed.
Hut ntmut the man In Jail. I have evidence,
a knowledge of crime put ln black nnd white,
hlch. if produced, would make a sensation
even moro phenomenal than anything yet
brought out. We sent a man to bring him to
New- York" to" teotlfy. but be answered that tne
very thought of coming to New York made him
tremble. Ho said his life was not safe if he
came. Hewould not dare think of such a thing.
" We have a case of this. I'm not sure, but l
think we haven case In the )nung hnif-breoil,
Apimi. It may be attempted suicide, but there
Is no proof thnt It Is. I ha o no reamn to doubt
joung Appo's story. The strongest wltnevi
ngaliist him was Policeman Coleman, who was
before the committed to-day. It is far better
than going tn a theatre to see Goft gimlet a
thing nut of a witness."
Dr. Pnrkhurst rend the testimony of Colcmnn
before tbe Lexow Committee, Interpolating re.
mnrkaofhls own. one of which was: I heanl
that Police Justlco Voorhls said tills evening
that when lie was Police Commissioner ho would
never accept tho oath of n policeman."
He concluded by reading the remark of Sen
ator Hnullej. criticizing the Coniiiiinsloneri:
"That." Dr. Parkhurst said," saddles the ob
ligation where It belongs. No man at tha head
ofnlHiudof loinimct, concentrated rawals can
lmlrMtthau compactly and concentrated iy the
biggest rascal of tho lot.
'The Police Court Is worse than the depart
ment, but Its tlmo will tome Inter. I long for
tho time when tho Pollco Department work Is
llnUlud and we can give time to tlio Pollco
Court. The entire trend of thought of the com
mittee Is what kind of legislation can be made
along the lino of improvement tn the Pollco
Department. When n department Is thoroughly
corrupt, what Is tho only thing that rnn be
doner Ifamanlsln tho same condition, what
cun he do but die.
"1 recognize what the Police Commissioners
havo done during the past summer; but don't
allow the wool to bo milled over vnur eve.
Judge Cowing knew eara ago ns truly ns he
does ntiw, but not aa thoroughly, perhaps, of this
corruption, et ho has done nothing until tho
present Grand Jury, I understand the men In
the District Attorney's otllce are actively en.
gaged In carr) lng nut Instructions, nnd will
bring delinquents to account, but I have placed
with the District Attorney- not Fellows, but
Nicoll, I have had nothing to do with Fellows
j et-to take a stand against Devery, but with
all my pleadings and complaints I wns not ablo
to do an thing. At last we cried to Alluiny.
Now the District Attorney steps In. Wbydont
they let the committee alone until they finish
" Last summer the Police Commissioners
caused much embarrassment. Witnesses have
been driven off. It is hard tn keen a bold on
them. Every day we receive word that certain
witnesses aro going tn Europe. Every action of
the rourt embarrasses us. At this Juncture no
system of lnvoatlgatton Ought to Interfere with
Dr. Parkhurst read a letter which ho said
was written bv a law er of standing lu the com.
inuulty, wealthy and well known, who prom,
ised, and made the promlxe binding on his heirs,
to pay f 1.00(1 to nny)oung lawver who should
suctersfull Impeach a Pi. lice Justice. Nouamo
was mentioned by Dr. I'arkhurst, whnsald:
"This Is a chsuio for armng man. Ilngan
has lust returned from his vacation and Divver
we have with us always. I know perfectly
well whst 1 um talking almut. Poor women are
blid of money by villous Police Justices."
Ilr Pnrkhurst concluded his remarks with an
appeal to young men to act as wutchers nt the
isjIIs on election day. A meeting would lie held
in the I'niled Charities building he sulci, where
thtfmen would bo Instructed ln their duties.
He wanted them thoroughly posted, so that "no
policeman, drunk or Bober, could depose them."
The next meeting of the league will I held
to-morrow evening in the Adams Memorial
Church, 207 East Thirtieth street.
jiEKir a s An: to i'ieczs.
liorglars Overdid the .loli aad Destroyed
llfltl.INOTON, la., Oct. ". A guaranteed
burglar-proof safe In the ftrv-nroof vaults of the
State Hank of Medlspolis, this county, was
blown almost to atoms yesterday morning by a
tremendous charge of nllro-glycerlne,- The
cracksmen forced the vault locks without dlftl
cully. The safe contained 3,000 In gold coin,
$H00 In paper currency, $1,000 In silver coin,
ami S',U00 In school district bonds payable to
liearer. The paper money was torn Into little
bits and tbe coin was battered and bent and
scattered to the four winds. Nineteen of the
bonds have been recovered Intact, the rest being
destroyed or stolen. Fifteen hundred dollars ln
battered coin was recovered. It Is presumed
the burglars got the rest.
The Interior of the vault looks as though It had
passed through a bombardment. A ton of scrap
metal lies upon the floor and la imbedded to the
wall and celling. Private boxes were riddled by
II) log pieces of inttal and Si .11. 000 worth of
mortgage desds are almost destroyed. The bank
estimates Its loss at J4.000. At a meeting of Iho
directors It waa voted to make this good out of
tbe surplus. .
Three hours after tho dilrViverr of the rob
lry tho bank was transacting regular business.
The robbers made their escape on a stolen hand
car, wbloh was abandoned la a ditch two miles
north of Hurllngton. The robbed bank Is char
tered by the State and has a capital of $26,000.
1 1 is the Impression that local desperadoes under
the leadership of some more experienced person
had the Job In hand. Part of a baud of amateur
crooks are ln Jail fur store breaking, and it Is
belisved those at liberty assisted lu the safe
vnor. DArtn mrtxn rt:nr ill.
Two Constiltntlnna of lhalrlana Have
Ileen Held A Hllght Improvement.
Clllt'Aoo, Oct. ."I Prof. David Swing Is crltl
rnlly Hint his homo on tho ijiko Shore Drive.
Tho dlsiosc from which ho Is sulTirllig Is nciltc
Tho tlrst sjmptoms tnnilo their nppenrnnce a
week ago. Last night n sudden change for the
worse wns noticed, and iv consultation of phisl
linns was held.
They agreed that the patient's cotidltlim wits
most critical, nnd hnvo Utile hopofor n ihnngn
for the Iwtter.
To-night Dr. N.S. Davis. Jr., Ilr. Minm. and
Dr. Fcnger held nnothcr consultation, tho re
sult of which wns n report thnt tho slik inn'i's
condition hail slightly Impriiv oil since morning.
At 10 ii'eliM k the Professor's trincriituri' hnd
decreased, nnd ho took kiiiio nourishment, hut
he Is still viry low.
The Professor's Illness hiul not nlnrmi'it his
friends until eseriln), nnd It wns thought thnt
he would lie able to preach on tiexlStinilii),
sTttvrtc a I'ouimn ir.i;o.v.
An Kxpress Train Eseilpe Wrerklnic In a
I'liraTRR, Pn., Oct. ',. Tho passengers on
board of the New York nnd Washington express
trnln on the PunnHjlvaiila road due In this city
at 10:'J0 o'clock this morning hnd a rcmnrknhtn
escape from serious Injury nnd iivrliups death.
The train struck nno of the Dntaint powder
wagons near Gordon Heights, klltid one of the
horses, seriously Injured the driver, and scatter
ed one-pound cans i.f powder In various direc
tions without nn explosion.
The wagon waa on Us wny to tho pow der com
pany's wharf, and It seems miraculous thnt the
powder did not explode. If It had c xphstrtl, the
train would prolkihly havo K'n wroikcd. The
driver was brought tn this city nnd placed In tho
hospital. Ho was unable tn tell his name and
could not give any Information about tho accident.
THE CZAH'S .lOVItXEY.
no Did Not Look III, but Was Nald to lie
VirNNA. Oct. 'i. -The Cmr yesterday passed
the frontier station at .hnldonowo on his way to
Llvodla. Tho train on w hlch he travelled made
A stop of ten minutes nt the station, during
which his Mnjcsty appeared at the window of
his car. He did not appear to 1.0 111. but mem
bers of his etitourago said ho suffered Intense
St. I'ETKttaiu'iin, Oct. S.- It Is understood
here that tho Czar ond his family will pass tho
winter in Corfu, with the exception of Grand
Duke George, w ho will go to Cnlro. The C'xnre
wltch will probnbly nit us Itegent In tho Czar's
THAU STEVEXS'S ESTATE.
After Twtaly.sli 1'enra or Litigation Ilia
Will Is MimtiilncU.
Lancahthi. Oct, U. Tho long.pcndlng dis
pute over tho will of Thaddi-UN Stevens hns Ixen
settled by the Supremo Court, nnd ln favor of
sustaining that provision of the document stipu
lating that In caso tho residua of his estate
should anion ut toSSO.000 it be applied to the
erection of an industrial home for In)) s In this
city. Tho requirement wns thnt the homo should
be free to lioye regardless of "race, color, or
nationality; thnt they should eat at tho samo
table, nnd should have a proper rducntbirj In
whatever trade they might desire to follow.
When the executors made their accounting
they found thnt Mr. Stevens's affairs wero very
much Involved, and that tha total amount of
cash available fell short of the $30,000 Indi
cated by the groat commoner for his free school.
They found, however, that with the maturity of
certain interests due Mr. Stevens the sum could
be obtained. ThercuiMin Ihvhii a hattlu nn tho
part of the other heirs of Mr. Stevens, who held
that ns the fund on hand did not aggre
gate tho sum designnttsl by the testator
the estate reverted to them. This was
contested b) the Hon. Edward Mi'Phersnn,
who Is the rurvlvlng executor, and who held
thnt the sum. when It reached $30,000 by the
accumulation of the vested Interests, could 1)0
applied to no other purpose than tho trust
uanied ln tho will.
A few years ago the local courts upheld tho
position of 5Ir. McPherssc.n. nnd tho heirs enr
rled It lo tho Supremo Court, which has now
affirmed this decision. Tho estate has been ln
litlgatlou for twenty-six jenrs.
ADMIRAL SllVFEI.liT IIV11T.
Thrown from Ills farrtaae In n llsnswsy
-Ills Skull Fraetnred.
LcRsncim, Vn., Oct. ','. - Admiral Shufeldt. re
tired, was seriously Injured to-doy by being
thrown from a carriage during a runaway. His
skull was fractured, and It Is feared that, owing
to his advanced age, his Injuries will result
II". II. SXEIUKElt niKS OF l'OISOX,
Found In Central Park-Nald He Took
Araenlc Just for a Lark.
Park Policeman Specrs found n man In the
bushes near the Moore statue, in tho south end
of Central Park, opposite Sixtieth street, about
10:30 o'clock lost night, Tho man was In great
Tho policeman summoned a Presbyterian am
bulance. Tho man was taken to the hospital.
There it was found that he was suffering from
The stomach pump waa used upon him, and
he was greatly relieved, and It was thought that
hewould recover. He admitted having taken
the polM.n. but said he bail done it for a lark.
v gave his name as W. II. Snedlkur of 151 Cal
)er street, llrixikljn.
He said bu was a merchant nnd married. He
told the doctors that his father, John Snediker.
lived at tho Jiotel Si. I.awrenre. Seventy-second
street and Park avenue. In this city.
He remained cheerful mil II about 1 1 -M), w hen
he began lo grow worse. His father was Mint
for and came to the hospital, Miedlki-r did nt
His father was greatly shocked. He said he
had no idea why his son had taken poison.
PVSIIEIt IXTO THE CAXAI. IIYA COW.
Farmer Klrraun Drowned In Vainly Trylac
to Have Ills Uraadsoa,
PmtT Jeiivis, N. V., Oct. 3.-Thomas Klernan,
a farmer of Port Orange, on tho Delaware and
Hudson Canal, and his grandson, Thomas Jo.
seph Shell, w ere drowned In therauul this morn,
lng. The drowning occurred at about U:U0
It Is believed that while Mr. Klernan and his
grandson were driving cows along tho townath
the boy was pushed Into, the i anal by nno of Iho
rows, and that Mr. Klernan, In attempting to
rescue him, also fell IntojDie canal. Iloth per
ished before assUtancdarrivul. Mr. Klernan
was about OH ) ears old and leaves a large faiu.
111". Tbe grandson was about 10 years old, and
came Willi his parents from New York lit) un a
visit to Mr. Klernan.
rieveral Persoas Injured at the Ilaseball
Dcmonstrattua at Ualtlmore,
IUi.timohe, Oct, 0. A distressingly soil arc!,
dent occurred this evening during the baseball
demonstration, that cast a lull of gloom over
the multitude of enthusiasts.
A large elght-horse omnibus, loaded with
"rooters," was descending a steep detllne at
Lexington and Howard streets when the brake
Tha horses became unmanageable and swerved
to the sidewalk, where hundreds were assembled
watching the parade.
Eleven persons were trampled by the fright
ened animals, one of whom was seriousl) If not
f stall) injured. 31 lis Floreiuo Ingle, H)iars
old, was crushed about the chi st und lliutu, and
was unrotun tous at a late hour.
Hear)' Kruchhvn, aged 13. had both arms
broken. The Injuries to the other uufortunatvs
were not so serious.
The Kepssblleaa Galas la I'oaaeetlnsl.
HAirrmHD, Oct. V.-IUlurn from laiof the
104 towns that held their elections on Monday
show that sa went Republican, ai Democratlo.
aad 5IJ divided. Last year the same towns stood
T Ittpublican, 38 Democratic VI dlv IdcvL,
A PILLORY FOR CLUBBEKS. Ij
A IXETY IlLVEVOA TS AMI O V.' VII t'.Slt L '
i iiTi.u ii v i:ntnirios. Ij
A laj of the l.exnvv I'ommlilre lletoleil to H
rshowlna Ihnt ( rlnirs t oiumlllrrt h) l'n ft I
Mermen Aro Itiirrty Punished v llio (j
l.im Mtniill Fines lor Felonious Aasnult j
Insknil ol'Trrms tn Klin Mlna l.uuver 8 j
Moat (Joe Over l.snrelor W lllliiins'sl S i
Itriortl l.itina llrlna" Ills llnnilifted jj
lleml Into llvlilrnee HIiiekRiiHrda ill tha 'I
NerBrnt' Desk Motion Hall's llaperls j
enee-t lulibera Compelled tn Tesliry. I
Yesterday wns a Held tit) for Frank Muss, I
loutisel fur tho Pnrkliurst soililv nmt nssntinta I
counsel for the Lixovv lnitlxMtlngi otnniitu . A
lie tnmtr careful nnd t lalmritli- preparations for I
his di.y In court. Hcciitne prepared wllhn luap 'I
of iliKUiuciitnr) ivldiiicv uls.ut in.llco nlTnlrs, fj
which lillcd tho space Insldo of the Clerk's mil M
of tho old liiuernl Sessions Couri umiii. Thera Jj '
wns morn material outsldo the rail In the iHTson
il iilnit) uniformed officers, enili of wliomh.ul ii
been cunv letcd imp or more times I. v the I' dice I
llonid of tho iilTenco of clubbing iltlelis, and V
nil uf whom remain upon the folic. i
Mr. (loir eotiiltaUd tho examination of only
onewlliiiss theofllcer who had Just testified In J
the Tombs that George ApiHi had told him thnt
hi had cut his own throat and nftcr that Mr.
Moss hail charge. There wero Mime if her-lons
from the regular order i. f business us Mr. .Moss
had arranged It, nnd some of thco weru of a I
rather scnxatlonnl nature. Onro Mr, Movs In- 9
terrupted lilscxaiiilmitlotinf policemen whohiul M
been convicted of clubbing cltlrciis In Illustrate SJ
the mnlii theniu of tho dny by dlsplulng to tha iju
committeon freshly clublasl c Itbrrn. It wns not 1
nprett) sight; but from Mr. Moss's point of view 1 ,
the opiKirtunity to cio a horribl) battered 1
head wns unduubtcsll) ionldc red n very forltis J '
note accident. Tho ninety lmlltrmen. who cor
talnlv were not a very nmlnhle-looklng lot of men,
looked upon this living picture introduced f Sj
Mr. Mom with manifest nervousness. Them 9 '
wna an echo of tho cremation night encounter S
between the Columbia College students und tho 8
pollco In the rature of another diversion, and a, A
son of tho Kov. Dr. John Hall told how his civil J5
Inquiries nt a police station had liecn met with. M
thu tuunter inquiry whether he hod been drink- 'l I
lng mixed ale or beer. JB
TIIK DIUtlMTV or CIllMfXALS ON TIIR rollCE. jf
III his opening statement 5Ir. Goff raid: "Wa ft
proiMiMo to-dny to Introduce testimony of tho 'J
greatest Importnnco to this committee and to J, 1
tho citizens of New York, for It goes
to tha gist of the relation existing lw V
tween thu pollco and tho citizens whose 9
gunnllnns they lire supixiscd tu bo. M. .
We will show thnt ln tin) past three years only '
four M)llcc ofllcers have been dismissed for as- jjjj
sault notwithstanding the very many cases re- 13 ,
ported, and that only one such dismissal was gj
fur nssault on a civilian, tho other three being ju
for assault on policemen. We will show ou 32 I
that the members of tlio pollco forco aro prnctl- jj I
cully exempt from and above tha nwratlon of jjj'
tho law of tlie land mado for tho punishment of '
crime. Police oillccra commit misdemeanors t
nnd crimes up to the grndo of felonies for which
they go unpunished, although thu snmu offences
committed by civilians send thosu civilians 1
to prison. The law stops short at the police f ,
force. For u felouy alia pollccn in experts Is a -jt
charge before tho t'ollca Commissioners, on (3
which ho Is reprimanded or fined a few days' pay m
and has a small chance of dismissal from tha
force, but helsnuvrrpunlsheilosthi'Iawdlriits m.
such crime should bo punished. For n futniil- 8
oils assault which wimlil send a citizen tu Sltur ft If
Sing for four or live )ears a pciKieinuu is pun.
Ished by the loss uf a few da' pa). Flmill),lu
theso trials K'forn tho Police Comtnlssloncrs thu jll
perjury committed by thu iHillcemen's w itnesecs il
is simply uumeasurcsl and unpnraltulcd. ill
Commissioner will tell jon, as he has already fit
said, that tho air of the Pollco Hoard trial room ' I
Is 'blue with perjury.' Our reason for Intro. l
duclng this evidence lu this form is Unit lire- J'l
lates to the very iiuestluuuf thu rights ui.d lib- I'l
crtles of cltUens."
5Ir. Lexow -Wo nil ngree with you that this !i
touches the rights of citizens more nearly tliuu i'
any other pliasoof thulnvestlgiitlou I,
Tllir.ll I.N VAIN TCI IIIICVK WII.I.IAMH. I
Then Mr. Moss was sworn. He testlllisl lhat 1 t
tn 1HN3 ho vvasa member of the Executive Coin fl j
mltteo and counsel for the Owners and liuslneas I J
Men's Association of Tw cut) -seventh street, 9
That association was furmcsl to purify West i '
Twenty-seventh street. In which there were ,8
many houses of 111 fame, und which was a nort
of gamblers, toughs, and disorderly iieraona of '
both sexes. Tho nsxoclatloii failed to get any '
relief following comulalnta tu ("apt. Williams,
then In command of the Tenderloin. To tho I
contrary, said 5Ir. 5!cs, "a oliio ofllcrr, A
whose name I will not disclose at this '
time, told uiuthut vve had Ik tier get out of our I
otllcu or tho Captain would loinu around and .
club us out. I told him I knew that he hud
bit n sent tome by his Captain, who could come I
around and start lu his clubbing as sunn as ho
wanted to, but that tho first blow of his club j ,
would strike a can of dynamite which would
scatter him In live or six counties adjacent to
5Ir. 51oss said that his association having he
come com Inced that tho trouble In thu neigh
IsirhiHsl was duo to the criminal negllgunoe of
Cunt. Williams, they, Un the advlco uf Dr.
Crosby, then President of thu Society for tho
Prevention of Crime, laid their fails befi.ru 31 i
Muvor Hewitt, and askcsl him what hewould ME
do tu nssist them if they attempted tu bring; U i
Capt. Williams tu trial. . J '
" We told the51aor. he said, "that vve could S j
get only the votes of (Jummlssloners Voorhls A
undFitzJi.hnPorter.no matter what the evl- V
deuco might be, and did not rx;ect in uny event 5
tuget the vote of Commissioners Frriiih and r
MtClnve for Williams's conviction. Major B'
Hewitt told us tu go ahi ad, am) that if we gut a
tin vote be would examine Into the caso ami act.
The Mayor sent our l barges to the Polli e Com.
lulssioiitrs and asked that liumcdliile attention
lie given Ihem. The Mayor added In his leller
to tlio t'omn.UMoiurs that ho hiul sent many
charges to them, but that the returns had bet u
uutatlsfuctory Incases where it was notorious
tlial there wire llagrunt vkilatlousnf the law, ij
The specifications were served on Capt. W II
liams by suiM-rtnU'iidtiit Jlurray In Jul), 1mk7,
We produrid the evidence of thirty-live wit
nesses, among them ministers, ladlus, biulmst
men, householders, and our detectives. The
Hoard did not vote for several wicks, ami then
there was a tie. us wu had expelled Commis
sioner Purler wrote an opinion In tho case, la
which he stated that my brief was Justilled by
On the same day of the tie vote Capt. Ul.
Hams was promoted to he an !uiei'tor In the I
votes of Commissioner French. McCluve, und
Voorhls, Cumiulwloiier Porter voting ln- Mr.
OofT btld the large mluuto Iswk uf thu i
Pollco Hoard, and whllo seeming tu studv I
It. la-gan raising his r)ebruwslu surprise, and
suddenly cxrlalineil, as If ho hail Just m ule a
dlcovery (ho has referreil to tho fa; l
a hundrtd times;. "Why, 1 find that Ci.iiimis
stoni r Voorhls voted that he found NN illinius
guilty on six nut of ulne specltii nitons, any one j
uf which should have resulted In his dismissal,
yet on that sume day voted to make him an In-
mVmos. resuming, stated that this trial had i
not been mentioned in Inspo tor llliams s oltU
cial rniinl, transcribed fruiii a Uik In wlilcli .
the reconl of all officers Is kept by tlie Commls- S 1
sloucrs. ,, f I
He hail a somewhat similar story tu tell con. t
ceruuig the efforts of Hie snuhty tu join lit i
Capts. Nlcliu.bliii and Carpenter of failure tu I
tloseurt.ilnuoli.rlousgjmbllng hour They J'
wro tried In ugust, IhH1. t omiuisslonirs
Vuorhlsand Maclean votullofludthein guilt), If.
Commlssionrri Jicl'lave snd .Martin vutwl to rl
aciiutt. Thereafter Mi Laughlln was mado ln J
speitor and Carpenter retired on a intiou. J'
1-OH.M AM'a SIXTEEN THIAUi. A ,
Mr. Moss stepped aside temporarily, and Sir, .ffi
fioff, who had Just received a whisper from Mr. 'M
Jerome, fresh truin the Tombs, where he had MJ
appeared a i-uunstl for tieorge Appo, called m
1'utrolman Th .mast 'airman to the stand, tk'-- Tl
man nail a few minutes before testified in I ha V (
Tombs lliat Apt had told him in tbe CJiaiii'. i I v
Street Huspiul llut mormug after he wu.- ut S 1
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